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The Best Americana Albums of All Time

1.

The Band - Music from Big Pink
July 1, 1968
Critic Score
95
5 reviews

3.

Ry Cooder - Pull Up Some Dust and Sit Down
August 29, 2011
Critic Score
89
9 reviews

4.

Allison Moorer - Blood
October 25, 2019
Critic Score
88
5 reviews

5.

Rosanne Cash - Rules of Travel
March 25, 2003
Critic Score
86
5 reviews

6.

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

7.

Gillian Welch - The Harrow & The Harvest
June 28, 2011
Critic Score
86
18 reviews

8.

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

9.

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

10.

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

11.

Jason Isbell - Southeastern
June 11, 2013
Critic Score
85
12 reviews

12.

Gretchen Peters - Blackbirds
February 10, 2015
Critic Score
84
5 reviews

13.

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

14.

Bonnie 'Prince' Billy - I See a Darkness
January 19, 1999
Critic Score
84
5 reviews

15.

Dave Rawlings Machine - Nashville Obsolete
September 18, 2015
Critic Score
84
5 reviews

16.

Valerie June - The Order of Time
March 10, 2017
Critic Score
84
9 reviews

17.

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

18.

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

20.

Bonnie 'Prince' Billy & Matt Sweeney - Superwolf
January 25, 2005
Critic Score
83
6 reviews

22.

Jason Isbell - Something More Than Free
July 17, 2015
Critic Score
83
24 reviews

23.

John Mellencamp - No Better Than This
August 17, 2010
Critic Score
83
8 reviews

24.

Jake Xerxes Fussell - Out of Sight
June 7, 2019
Critic Score
83
5 reviews

25.

Bruce Springsteen - Western Stars
June 14, 2019
Critic Score
83
28 reviews
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