Top Spoken Word Albums





Rank All Time Artist Album Subgenre(s) Other Genre(s) Year
1
1059
The Last Poets The Last Poets Poetry 1970
2
1920
Gil Scott-Heron I'm New Here 2010
3
1974
Linton Kwesi Johnson Forces of Victory Dub Poetry 1979
4
1996
Linton Kwesi Johnson Bass Culture Dub Poetry 1980
5
2417
The Last Poets This Is Madness Poetry 1971
6
2495
The Fugs The Village Fugs/The Fugs' First Album Beat Poetry Folk Rock, Garage Rock, Psychedelic Folk 1965
7
2875
John Cage Indeterminacy Indeterminacy 1959

Albums "bubbling under" the all-time top 3000:
Poet and the Roots Dread, Beat an' Blood Dub Poetry 1978
Linton Kwesi Johnson Tings an' Times Dub Poetry 1991