Top Southern Soul Albums





Rank All Time Artist Album Subgenre(s) Other Genre(s) Year
1
68
Otis Redding Otis Blue/Otis Redding Sings Soul Deep Soul 1965
2
94
Aretha Franklin I Never Loved a Man the Way I Love You Deep Soul 1967
3
148
Aretha Franklin Lady Soul 1968
4
325
Al Green Call Me 1973
5
635
Al Green Let's Stay Together Smooth Soul 1972
6
660
Al Green I'm Still in Love with You 1972
7
796
Otis Redding The Dock of the Bay 1968
8
798
Sam Cooke Live at the Harlem Square Club, 1963 1985
9
874
Otis Redding Complete & Unbelievable: The Otis Redding Dictionary of Soul Deep Soul 1966
10
894
Sam Cooke Night Beat 1963
11
1118
Aretha Franklin Amazing Grace Gospel 1972
12
1454
Otis Redding Live in Europe 1967
13
1545
Solomon Burke Don't Give Up On Me 2002
14
1550
Al Green The Belle Album 1977
15
1610
Millie Jackson Caught Up 1974
16
1670
Etta James Tell Mama 1968
17
1683
Donny Hathaway Live Deep Soul 1972
18
1824
Aretha Franklin Spirit in the Dark Deep Soul 1970
19
1851
Sam & Dave Soul Men 1967
20
2027
Aretha Franklin Young, Gifted and Black Deep Soul Smooth Soul 1972
21
2203
Aretha Franklin Aretha Now 1968
22
2324
James Carr You Got My Mind Messed Up Deep Soul 1967
23
2359
Wilson Pickett The Exciting Wilson Pickett Deep Soul 1966
24
2526
Aretha Franklin Aretha Live at Fillmore West Deep Soul 1971
25
2528
Allen Toussaint Southern Nights New Orleans R&B 1975
26
2668
Al Green Al Green Gets Next to You 1971
27
2771
Al Green Al Green Is Love Smooth Soul 1975
28
2834
Otis Redding & Carla Thomas King & Queen 1967
29
2849
Otis Redding The Immortal Otis Redding 1968
30
2991
Bobby Womack The Bravest Man in the Universe Deep Soul 2012

Albums "bubbling under" the all-time top 3000:
Wilson Pickett The Sound of Wilson Pickett 1967
Otis Redding The Soul Album Deep Soul 1966
Ann Peebles I Can't Stand the Rain 1974
Al Green Livin' for You Smooth Soul 1973
Leon Bridges Coming Home Rhythm & Blues 2015
Otis Redding The Great Otis Redding Sings Soul Ballads Deep Soul 1965
Ann Peebles Straight from the Heart 1971
Otis Redding In Person at the Whisky a Go Go Deep Soul 1968
Sam & Dave Hold On, I'm Comin' 1966
Otis Redding Pain in My Heart 1964
Aretha Franklin Soul '69 1969
The Staple Singers Be Altitude: Respect Yourself 1972
Aretha Franklin Aretha Arrives 1967
Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings Soul of a Woman Deep Soul 2017
Dan Penn Do Right Man Country Soul 1994
Mavis Staples We'll Never Turn Back Country Soul 2007