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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.

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    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
    • Genres (Music): Bluegrass
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    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
    • Length (mins): 00:45:09
    • Label: Rounder Records
    • Genres (Music): Progressive bluegrass, Bluegrass
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    1. Stay
    2. Forget About It
    3. It Wouldn't Have Made Any Difference
    4. Maybe
    5. Empty Hearts
    6. Never Got Off the Ground
    7. Ghost in This House
    8. It Don't Matter Now
    9. That Kind of Love
    10. Could You Lie
    11. Dreaming My Dreams With You

    • Release Date: 1999
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    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
    • Label: Rounder Records
    • Genres (Music): Country, Americana, Folk rock, Country rock
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