Albums The Best Alison Krauss Albums of All Time  

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Alison Krauss is considered one of the best bluegrass singers, working as a solo artist as well as with her group Union Station. Here, you'll find a complete list of the best Alison Krauss albums, including pictures of the album covers when available. This Alison Krauss discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top Alison Krauss albums can be found at the top of the list. To make it easy for you, we haven't included Alison Krauss singles, EPs, or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio albums. If you think the greatest Alison Krauss 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 Alison Krauss album, then vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular.

If you want to know, "What is the Best Alison Krauss album of all time?" or "What are the top Alison Krauss albums?" then this list will answer your questions. The country and bluegrass singer got her start in 1984 and has had quite the prolific career. She's even worked with rock legend Robert Plant of Led Zeppelin. The list here features all of her studio albums, including Raising Sand and So Long So Wrong.

This list of popular Alison Krauss albums has been voted on by music fans around the world, so the order of this list isn't just one person's opinion. You can share your opinion by voting up your favorite albums and voting down any you feel should be lower on the list.

New Favorite is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Alison Krauss Albums of All Time
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New Favorite


1. Let Me Touch You for Awhile
2. The Boy Who Wouldn't Hoe Corn
3. The Lucky One
4. Choctaw Hayride
5. Crazy Faith
6. Momma Cried
7. I'm Gone
8. Daylight
9. Bright Sunny South
10. Stars
11. It All Comes Down to You
12. Take Me for Longing
13. New Favorite

Release Date: 2001

Artist: Alison Krauss & Union Station

Producer: Alison Krauss & Union Station

Tracks: The Lucky One, I'm Gone, Crazy Faith, Take Me for Longing, Daylight, + more

Length (mins): 00:45:09

Label: Rounder Records

Genres (Music): Progressive bluegrass, Bluegrass

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#10 on The Best Bluegrass Albums of All Time

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So Long So Wrong is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Alison Krauss Albums of All Time
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So Long So Wrong


1. So Long So Wrong
2. No Place to Hide
3. Deeper Than Crying
4. I Can Let Go Now
5. The Road Is a Love
6. Little Liza Jane
7. It Doesn't Matter
8. Find My Way Back to My Heart
9. I'll Remember You Love in My Prayers
10. Looking in the Eyes of Love
11. Pain of a Troubled Life
12. Happiness
13. Blue Trail of Sorrow
14. There Is a Reason

Release Date: 1997

Artist: Alison Krauss & Union Station, Alison Krauss

Producer: Dan Tyminski, Alison Krauss, Adam Steffey, Ron Block, Barry Bales

Tracks: I'll Remember You^! Love^! in My Prayers, Blue Trail of Sorrow, It Doesn't Matter, There Is a Reason, So Long^! So Wrong, + more

Label: Rounder Records

Genres (Music): Progressive bluegrass, Bluegrass

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#4 on The Best Bluegrass Albums of All Time

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Paper Airplane is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Alison Krauss Albums of All Time
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Paper Airplane


1. Paper Airplane
2. Dust Bowl Children
3. Lie Awake
4. Lay My Burden Down
5. My Love Follows You Where You Go
6. Dimming of the Day
7. On the Outside Looking In
8. Miles to Go
9. Sinking Stone
10. Bonita and Bill Butler
11. My Opening Farewell

Release Date: 2011

Artist: Alison Krauss & Union Station, Alison Krauss

Tracks: On the Outside Looking In, Sinking Stone, My Opening Farewell, Dimming of the Day, Dust Bowl Children, + more

Genres (Music): Bluegrass

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#25 on The Best Bluegrass Albums of All Time

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Raising Sand is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Alison Krauss Albums of All Time
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Raising Sand


1. Rich Woman
2. Killing the Blues
3. Sister Rosetta Goes Before Us
4. Polly Come Home
5. Gone Gone Gone (Done Moved On)
6. Through the Morning, Through the Night
7. Please Read the Letter
8. Trampled Rose
9. Fortune Teller
10. Stick With Me Baby
11. Nothin'
12. Let Your Loss Be Your Lesson
13. Your Long Journey

Release Date: 2007

Artist: Robert Plant, Alison Krauss

Tracks: Killing the Blues, Through the Morning, Through the Night, Gone Gone Gone (Done Moved On), Polly Come Home, + more

Label: Rounder Records

Genres (Music): Country, Americana, Folk rock, Country rock

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#30 on The Most Underrated Album of the Year Grammy Winners

#9 on The Best Led Zeppelin Solo Albums of All Time

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