albums The Best 38 Special Albums of All Time  

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List Rules This list includes studio albums only, so if you add an album make sure it's a proper studio release.

38 Special are known to many as one of the best country rock bands. Here, you can check out a complete list of the best 38 Special albums, including every studio release along with pictures of the album covers. This 38 Special discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top 38 Special albums can be found at the top of the list. To make it easy for you, we haven't included 38 Special singles, EPs, or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio albums. If you think the greatest 38 Special album isn't high enough on the list, then be sure to vote for it so it receives the credit it deserves. Make sure you don't just vote for critically acclaimed albums; if you have a favorite 38 Special album, then vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular.

If you want to know, "What is the Best 38 Special album of all time?" or "What are the top 38 Special albums?" then this list will answer your questions. 38 Special got their start back in 1974 and released a long list of great albums in the time since, establishing themselves as one of the greatest American rock bands of their time. Some of their most notable albums include A Wild-Eyed Christmas Night and Bone Against Steel.

This list of popular 38 Special albums has been voted on by music fans around the world, so the order of this list isn't just one person's opinion. Share your opinion and vote up the albums you think are best, while voting down any others accordingly.


Wild-Eyed Southern Boys is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best 38 Special Albums of All Time
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Artist: 38 Special

Release Date: 1980

Tracks: Back Alley Sally, First Time Around, Hold On Loosely, Wild-Eyed Southern Boys, Fantasy Girl, + more

Genres (Music): Rock music, Pop rock, Southern rock

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Special Forces


Special Forces is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best 38 Special Albums of All Time
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Artist: 38 Special

Release Date: 1982

Tracks: Firestarter, Chain Lightnin', Caught Up in You, Back on the Track, Back Door Stranger, + more

Length (mins): 00:39:58

Genres (Music): Southern rock

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Rockin' Into the Night is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best 38 Special Albums of All Time
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Artist: 38 Special

Release Date: 1979

Tracks: Rockin' Into the Night, Turn It On, Robin Hood, You're the Captain, Take Me Through the Night, + more

Genres (Music): Southern rock

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Tour de Force


Tour de Force is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best 38 Special Albums of All Time
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Artist: 38 Special

Release Date: 1983

Tracks: Undercover Lover, I Oughta Let Go, Long Distance Affair, Twentieth Century Fox, Back Where You Belong, + more

Length (mins): 00:36:49

Genres (Music): Southern rock

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