Top Blues Albums





Rank All Time Artist Album Subgenre(s) Other Genre(s) Year
1
371
B.B. King Live at the Regal Electric Blues 1965
2
397
John Mayall Blues Breakers with Eric Clapton British Blues Blues Rock 1966
3
519
Howlin' Wolf Howlin' Wolf Chicago Blues 1962
4
743
Muddy Waters Muddy Waters at Newport 1960 Chicago Blues 1960
5
804
Howlin' Wolf Moanin' in the Moonlight Chicago Blues 1959
6
851
Albert King Born Under a Bad Sign Electric Blues 1967
7
983
Blind Faith Blind Faith British Blues Blues Rock 1969
8
1056
Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble Texas Flood Electric Texas Blues Blues Rock 1983
9
1149
Junior Wells' Chicago Blues Band Hoodoo Man Blues Chicago Blues 1965
10
1159
Dr. Feelgood Down by the Jetty British Blues Pub Rock 1975
11
1182
Muddy Waters Hard Again Chicago Blues 1977
12
1217
Cream Fresh Cream British Blues Blues Rock, Psychedelic Rock 1966
13
1318
The Paul Butterfield Blues Band The Paul Butterfield Blues Band Electric Blues 1965
14
1366
Eric Clapton Unplugged Acoustic Blues Acoustic Rock 1992
15
1451
John Lee Hooker The Healer Electric Blues 1989
16
1471
Ali Farka Touré with Ry Cooder Talking Timbuktu Mande Music, Songhai Music 1994
17
1524
Bloomfield - Kooper - Stills Super Session Electric Blues Blues Rock 1968
18
1719
Magic Sam West Side Soul Chicago Blues 1968
19
1845
The Animals The Animals British Blues Rhythm & Blues 1964
20
1907
Muddy Waters Folk Singer Delta Blues 1964
21
1988
Bob Dylan Bob Dylan Country Blues Contemporary Folk 1962
22
1999
Ali Farka Touré Savane Mande Music, Songhai Music 2006
23
2003
Dr. Feelgood Stupidity British Blues Pub Rock 1976
24
2044
Albert Collins Ice Pickin' Electric Texas Blues 1978
25
2070
Fleetwood Mac Peter Green's Fleetwood Mac British Blues Blues Rock 1968
26
2129
Ry Cooder Chicken Skin Music Country Rock, Roots Rock 1976
27
2235
Lightnin' Hopkins The Roots of Lightnin' Hopkins/Lightnin' Hopkins Acoustic Texas Blues 1959
28
2367
B.B. King Live in Cook County Jail Electric Blues 1971
29
2541
Dr. Feelgood Malpractice British Blues Pub Rock 1975
30
2621
B.B. King Singin' the Blues Electric Blues 1957
31
2662
Jimmy Reed Jimmy Reed at Carnegie Hall Chicago Blues 1961
32
2700
Ry Cooder Paris, Texas Acoustic Blues Film Score 1985
33
2726
Champion Jack Dupree Blues from the Gutter New Orleans Blues, Piano Blues 1959
34
2820
Skip James Today! Delta Blues 1966
35
2917
Johnny Winter Second Winter Electric Texas Blues Blues Rock 1969
36
2986
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
Hound Dog Taylor and the Houserockers Hound Dog Taylor and the Houserockers Electric Blues 1971
Taj Mahal The Natch'l Blues 1968
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
John Mayall The Turning Point British Blues 1969
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
Otis Spann Otis Spann Is the Blues Piano Blues 1960
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
Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble Couldn't Stand the Weather Electric Texas Blues Blues Rock 1984
Hound Dog Taylor & The Houserockers Beware of the Dog! Electric Blues 1976
Hot Tuna Hot Tuna Acoustic Blues 1970
B.B. King The Blues Electric Blues 1958
R.L. Burnside A Ass Pocket of Whiskey Electric Blues Blues Rock 1996
John Lee Hooker Mr. Lucky Electric Blues 1991
Memphis Slim At the Gate of Horn Piano Blues 1959
Koko Taylor Koko Taylor Chicago Blues 1969
Reverend Gary Davis Pure Religion and Bad Company Acoustic Blues Gospel 1957
The Rolling Stones Blue & Lonesome British Blues Blues Rock 2016
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
Eric Clapton From the Cradle Blues Rock 1994
Johnny Copeland Copeland Special Blues Rock 1981
Corey Harris Greens from the Garden 1999
Robert Nighthawk Live on Maxwell Street 1964/And This Is Maxwell Street 1980
Skip James Devil Got My Woman Delta Blues 1968
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