Top Blues Albums





Rank All Time Artist Album Subgenre(s) Other Genre(s) Year
1
369
B.B. King Live at the Regal Electric Blues 1965
2
399
John Mayall Blues Breakers with Eric Clapton British Blues Blues Rock 1966
3
518
Howlin' Wolf Howlin' Wolf Chicago Blues 1962
4
748
Muddy Waters Muddy Waters at Newport 1960 Chicago Blues 1960
5
792
Howlin' Wolf Moanin' in the Moonlight Chicago Blues 1959
6
840
Albert King Born Under a Bad Sign Electric Blues 1967
7
985
Blind Faith Blind Faith British Blues Blues Rock 1969
8
1049
Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble Texas Flood Electric Texas Blues Blues Rock 1983
9
1138
Junior Wells' Chicago Blues Band Hoodoo Man Blues Chicago Blues 1965
10
1146
Dr. Feelgood Down by the Jetty British Blues Pub Rock 1975
11
1178
Muddy Waters Hard Again Chicago Blues 1977
12
1210
Cream Fresh Cream British Blues Blues Rock, Psychedelic Rock 1966
13
1311
The Paul Butterfield Blues Band The Paul Butterfield Blues Band Electric Blues 1965
14
1372
Eric Clapton Unplugged Acoustic Blues Acoustic Rock 1992
15
1432
John Lee Hooker The Healer Electric Blues 1989
16
1465
Ali Farka Touré with Ry Cooder Talking Timbuktu Mande Music, Songhai Music 1994
17
1510
Bloomfield - Kooper - Stills Super Session Electric Blues Blues Rock 1968
18
1717
Magic Sam West Side Soul Chicago Blues 1968
19
1820
The Animals The Animals British Blues Rhythm & Blues 1964
20
1878
Muddy Waters Folk Singer Delta Blues 1964
21
1970
Bob Dylan Bob Dylan Country Blues Contemporary Folk 1962
22
2018
Dr. Feelgood Stupidity British Blues Pub Rock 1976
23
2030
Albert Collins Ice Pickin' Electric Texas Blues 1978
24
2034
Fleetwood Mac Peter Green's Fleetwood Mac British Blues Blues Rock 1968
25
2064
Ali Farka Touré Savane Mande Music, Songhai Music 2006
26
2121
Ry Cooder Chicken Skin Music Country Rock, Roots Rock 1976
27
2212
Lightnin' Hopkins The Roots of Lightnin' Hopkins/Lightnin' Hopkins Acoustic Texas Blues 1959
28
2383
B.B. King Live in Cook County Jail Electric Blues 1971
29
2524
Dr. Feelgood Malpractice British Blues Pub Rock 1975
30
2624
B.B. King Singin' the Blues Electric Blues 1957
31
2632
Jimmy Reed Jimmy Reed at Carnegie Hall Chicago Blues 1961
32
2697
Ry Cooder Paris, Texas Acoustic Blues Film Score 1985
33
2730
Champion Jack Dupree Blues from the Gutter New Orleans Blues, Piano Blues 1959
34
2808
Skip James Today! Delta Blues 1966
35
2887
Johnny Winter Second Winter Electric Texas Blues Blues Rock 1969
36
2978
Otis Rush Right Place, Wrong Time Electric Blues 1976

Albums "bubbling under" the all-time top 3000:
The Animals Animalisms/Animalization British Blues Rhythm & Blues 1966
Sonny Boy Williamson (II) Down and Out Blues Chicago Blues 1959
Freddie King Let's Hide Away and Dance Away with Freddie King Electric Texas Blues 1961
Hound Dog Taylor and the Houserockers Hound Dog Taylor and the Houserockers Electric Blues 1971
Taj Mahal The Natch'l Blues 1968
John Mayall The Turning Point British Blues 1969
Otis Spann Otis Spann Is the Blues Piano Blues 1960
Lonnie Johnson with Elmer Snowden Blues and Ballads Acoustic Blues 1960
Tom Waits Nighthawks at the Diner Piano Blues Singer/Songwriter 1975
Albert King Live Wire/Blues Power Electric Blues 1968
Willie Dixon I Am the Blues Chicago Blues 1970
Gary Moore Still Got the Blues Electric Blues Blues Rock 1990
The Animals Animal Tracks British Blues Blues Rock 1965
Mississippi Fred McDowell Delta Blues Delta Blues 1964
Albert Collins, Robert Cray, Johnny Copeland Showdown! Electric Texas Blues 1985
B.B. King Completely Well Electric Blues Blues Rock 1969
B.B. King Indianola Mississippi Seeds Electric Blues 1970
Fenton Robinson Somebody Loan Me a Dime Chicago Blues 1974
Charlie Musselwhite Stand Back! Here Comes Charlie Musselwhite's South Side Band Chicago Blues 1967
Hound Dog Taylor & The Houserockers Beware of the Dog! Electric Blues 1976
Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble Couldn't Stand the Weather Electric Texas Blues Blues Rock 1984
Hot Tuna Hot Tuna Acoustic Blues 1970
B.B. King The Blues Electric Blues 1958
John Lee Hooker Mr. Lucky Electric Blues 1991
R.L. Burnside A Ass Pocket of Whiskey Electric Blues Blues Rock 1996
Memphis Slim At the Gate of Horn Piano Blues 1959
Reverend Gary Davis Pure Religion and Bad Company Acoustic Blues Gospel 1957
Koko Taylor Koko Taylor Chicago Blues 1969
Bobby Bland Here's the Man!!! Soul 1962
Taj Mahal Taj Mahal Electric Blues 1968
Bukka White The Legacy of the Blues Delta Blues 1969
The Rolling Stones Blue & Lonesome British Blues Blues Rock 2016
Eric Clapton From the Cradle Blues Rock 1994
Johnny Copeland Copeland Special Blues Rock 1981
Corey Harris Greens from the Garden 1999
Skip James Devil Got My Woman Delta Blues 1968
Robert Nighthawk Live on Maxwell Street 1964/And This Is Maxwell Street 1980
B.B. King There Must Be a Better World Somewhere Blues Rock 1981
Albert Collins The Cool Sound of Albert Collins/Truckin' with Albert Collins Electric Texas Blues 1965