Top 10 Best Country Albums Ever

Keep in mind, these are just the ones that I love the best. NOT a list of the Most Important/Influential or what have you. Just my favorites. Some might be considered classic country, folk, alt.country, country-rock… doesn’t matter. I promise these are all great records. In no particular order, but numbered anyway. Ah screw it, I’ll give ya 11:

  1. WhiskeytownStrangers Almanac
  2. Gram ParsonsG.P./Grievous Angel
  3. Neil YoungEverybody Knows This Is Nowhere
  4. Loretta LynnVan Lear Rose
  5. Johnny CashThe Legend of Johnny Cash
  6. Ryan Adams / Cardinals Jacksonville City Nights
  7. Old Crow Medicine ShowBig Iron World
  8. Old 97’s Too Far To Care
  9. Bob Dylan John Wesley Harding, Nashville Skyline
  10. Drive-By TruckersDecoration Day
  11. Grateful Dead – Workingman’s Dead
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2 Responses to “Top 10 Best Country Albums Ever”

  1. Whiskeytown – Strangers Almanac
    Ryan Adams – Heartbreaker
    Gram Parons – GP/Grievous Angel
    Steve Earle – Train a Comin
    Uncle Tupelo – Anodyne
    Nickel Creek – Why Should the Fire Die?
    Jayhawks – Hollywood Town Hall
    Gillian Welch – Time the Revelator
    Lucinda williams – Car Wheels
    Alejandro – With These Hands

  2. Anonymous Says:

    Not ten, but….

    Townes Van Zandt – ‘self titled’
    Lucinda Williams – ‘Car Wheels on a Gravel Road’
    Ruan Bingham – ‘Mescalito’

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