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The Best Americana Albums of All Time

1. James McMurtry - Complicated Game

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James McMurtry - Complicated Game
February 24, 2015
Critic Score
86
5 reviews

2. Bruce Springsteen - We Shall Overcome: The Seeger Sessions

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Bruce Springsteen - We Shall Overcome: The Seeger Sessions
April 25, 2006
Critic Score
81
10 reviews

3. Hiss Golden Messenger - Lateness of Dancers

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Hiss Golden Messenger - Lateness of Dancers
September 9, 2014
Critic Score
80
11 reviews

4. Bill Callahan - Dream River

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Bill Callahan - Dream River
September 17, 2013
Critic Score
78
21 reviews

5. Horse Feathers - House With No Home

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Horse Feathers - House With No Home
September 9, 2008
Critic Score
78
7 reviews

6. Bonnie 'Prince' Billy - Master and Everyone

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Bonnie 'Prince' Billy - Master and Everyone
January 28, 2003
Critic Score
78
6 reviews

7. The Jayhawks - Tomorrow the Green Grass

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The Jayhawks - Tomorrow the Green Grass
February 14, 1995
Critic Score
77
6 reviews

8. The Delines - Colfax

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The Delines - Colfax
April 28, 2014
Critic Score
77
5 reviews

9. Lucinda Williams - Down Where the Spirit Meets the Bone

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Lucinda Williams - Down Where the Spirit Meets the Bone
September 30, 2014
Critic Score
77
6 reviews

10. Old Crow Medicine Show - Remedy

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Old Crow Medicine Show - Remedy
July 1, 2014
Critic Score
77
9 reviews

11. Billy Bragg & Wilco - Mermaid Avenue

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Billy Bragg & Wilco - Mermaid Avenue
June 23, 1998
Critic Score
76
5 reviews

12. Midlake - The Trials of Van Occupanther

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Midlake - The Trials of Van Occupanther
July 25, 2006
Critic Score
76
7 reviews

13. Buddy & Julie Miller - Written in Chalk

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Buddy & Julie Miller - Written in Chalk
March 3, 2009
Critic Score
76
5 reviews

14. Rosanne Cash - The River & the Thread

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Rosanne Cash - The River & the Thread
January 14, 2014
Critic Score
76
8 reviews

15. Shovels & Rope - Swimmin' Time

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Shovels & Rope - Swimmin' Time
August 26, 2014
Critic Score
75
8 reviews

16. Calexico - Edge of the Sun

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Calexico - Edge of the Sun
April 14, 2015
Critic Score
75
11 reviews

17. Patty Griffin - Downtown Church

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Patty Griffin - Downtown Church
January 26, 2010
Critic Score
75
8 reviews

18. Steve Earle - The Low Highway

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Steve Earle - The Low Highway
April 16, 2013
Critic Score
74
6 reviews

19. Ryan Bingham & the Dead Horses - Junky Star

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Ryan Bingham & the Dead Horses - Junky Star
August 31, 2010
Critic Score
72
6 reviews

20. The New Basement Tapes - Lost on the River: The New Basement Tapes

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The New Basement Tapes - Lost on the River: The New Basement Tapes
November 11, 2014
Critic Score
71
11 reviews

21. Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell - The Traveling Kind

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Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell - The Traveling Kind
May 12, 2015
Critic Score
71
5 reviews

22. Giant Sand - proVISIONS

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Giant Sand - proVISIONS
September 2, 2008
Critic Score
70
7 reviews

23. Ryan Bingham & the Dead Horses - Roadhouse Sun

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Ryan Bingham & the Dead Horses - Roadhouse Sun
June 2, 2009
Critic Score
70
5 reviews

24. Mark Olson - Many Colored Kite

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Mark Olson - Many Colored Kite
July 27, 2010
Critic Score
70
5 reviews

25. Justin Townes Earle - Absent Fathers

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Justin Townes Earle - Absent Fathers
January 13, 2015
Critic Score
70
5 reviews

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