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The Best Bob Marley Albums of All Time

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List RulesAlbums by both The Wailers and Bob Marley and the Wailers are included on this list

List of the best Bob Marley albums, including The Wailers albums, as well as Bob Marley and the Wailers albums after Peter Tosh and Bunny Wailer left the band. Memorable tracks are listed below each one, so you can see what songs were on each album. This Bob Marley discography is ranked from best to worst thanks to votes from Ranker users, so the top Bob Marley albums can be found at the top of the list. It includes Exodus, Catch a Fire, and Survival. 

Bob Marley was one of the most influential reggae artists of all time. The Jamaican-born singer/songwriter is beloved for timeless songs like "One Love," "Buffalo Soldier," and "No Woman, No Cry."

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  • Exodus
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    1. Natural Mystic
    2. So Much Things to Say
    3. Guiltiness
    4. The Heathen
    5. Exodus
    6. Jamming
    7. Waiting in Vain
    8. Turn Your Lights Down Low
    9. Three Little Birds
    10. One Love/People Get Ready

    • Release Date: 1977
    • Artist: Bob Marley & The Wailers
    • Tracks: Jamming, Three Little Birds, Natural Mystic
    • Genres (Music): Roots reggae, Reggae
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  • 1. Concrete Jungle
    2. Slave Driver
    3. 400 Years
    4. Stop That Train
    5. Baby We've Got a Date (Rock It Baby)
    6. Stir It Up
    7. Kinky Reggae
    8. No More Trouble
    9. Midnight Ravers

    • Release Date: 1973
    • Artist: Bob Marley & The Wailers, The Wailers
    • Tracks: Stir It Up, Stop That Train, No More Trouble
    • Genres (Music): Reggae
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  • Burnin'
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    1. Get Up, Stand Up
    2. Hallelujah Time
    3. I Shot the Sheriff
    4. Burnin' and Lootin'
    5. Put It On
    6. Small Axe
    7. Pass It On
    8. Duppy Conqueror
    9. One Foundation
    10. Rasta Man Chant

    • Release Date: 1973
    • Artist: The Wailers
    • Tracks: Get Up, Stand Up, I Shot the Sheriff
    • Genres (Music): Reggae
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  • 1. Easy Skanking
    2. Kaya
    3. Is This Love
    4. Sun Is Shining
    5. Satisfy My Soul
    6. She's Gone
    7. Misty Morning
    8. Crisis
    9. Running Away
    10. Time Will Tell

    • Release Date: 1978
    • Artist: Bob Marley & The Wailers
    • Tracks: Is This Love, Crisis, Kaya
    • Genres (Music): Reggae
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