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The Best Country Albums of All Time

1.

Willie Nelson - Red Headed Stranger
May 1, 1975
Critic Score
97
5 reviews

3.

Jamey Johnson - The Guitar Song
September 14, 2010
Critic Score
91
6 reviews

4.

Wilco - Being There
October 29, 1996
Critic Score
89
7 reviews

5.

Rose City Band - Summerlong
May 15, 2020
Critic Score
89
6 reviews

7.

Brad Paisley - American Saturday Night
June 30, 2009
Critic Score
86
8 reviews

8.

Lee Ann Womack - The Way I'm Livin'
September 23, 2014
Critic Score
86
5 reviews

10.

Neko Case - Fox Confessor Brings the Flood
March 7, 2006
Critic Score
86
15 reviews

11.

Drive-By Truckers - American Band
September 30, 2016
Critic Score
85
15 reviews

12.

Purple Mountains - Purple Mountains
July 12, 2019
Critic Score
85
21 reviews

13.

The Jayhawks - Tomorrow the Green Grass
February 14, 1995
Critic Score
85
6 reviews

14.

Loretta Lynn - Van Lear Rose
April 27, 2004
Critic Score
85
16 reviews

15.

Sturgill Simpson - A Sailor's Guide to Earth
April 15, 2016
Critic Score
85
23 reviews

16.

Songs: Ohia - The Magnolia Electric Co.
March 4, 2003
Critic Score
85
7 reviews

17.

Ashley McBryde - Girl Going Nowhere
March 30, 2018
Critic Score
85
5 reviews

20.

Dwight Yoakam - 3 Pears
September 18, 2012
Critic Score
84
5 reviews

21.

The Jayhawks - Hollywood Town Hall
September 15, 1992
Critic Score
84
5 reviews

22.

Dwight Yoakam - Second Hand Heart
April 14, 2015
Critic Score
84
7 reviews

23.

Waxahatchee - Saint Cloud
March 27, 2020
Critic Score
84
35 reviews

24.

Blanche - If We Can't Trust the Doctors
March 23, 2004
Critic Score
84
5 reviews

25.

Drive-By Truckers - Decoration Day
June 17, 2003
Critic Score
84
6 reviews
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