The Best Bob Seger Albums of All Time

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

Bob Seger's brand of straightforward rock music has touched many fans throughout the world and has made him one of the greatest singers of all time. This list of the best Bob Seger albums includes pictures of the album covers when available. The Bob Seger discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top Bob Seger albums can be found at the top of the list. The Detroit-born singer made his studio album debut in 1969 with Ramblin' Gamblin' Man. Later albums like Night Moves (1976) and Stranger in Town (1978) saw his style evolve from hard rock to Heartland rock. 

To make voting for your favorite records easier, we haven't included Bob Seger singles, EPs, or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio albums. If you think the greatest Bob Seger album isn't ranked highly enough, vote for it so it receives proper credit. Make sure you don't just vote for critically acclaimed albums; if you have a favorite Bob Seger album, vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular.

If you want to know what is the best Bob Seger album of all time, this list will answer your question. Albums range from Mongrel (1970) to Against the Wind (1980) to Like a Rock (1986). These popular Bob Seger CDs have been voted on by music fans around the world, so the order isn't just one person's opinion. 

  • Night Moves
    Photo: hans thijs / Flickr
    130 VOTES

    1. Rock and Roll Never Forgets
    2. Night Moves
    3. The Fire Down Below
    4. Sunburst
    5. Sunspot Baby
    6. Mainstreet
    7. Come to Poppa
    8. Ship of Fools
    9. Mary Lou

    • Length (mins): 00:36:57
    • Genres (Music): Rock music, Rock and roll
    130 votes
  • Stranger in Town
    Photo: user uploaded image

    1. Hollywood Nights
    2. Still the Same
    3. Old Time Rock and Roll
    4. Till It Shines
    5. Feel Like a Number
    6. Ain't Got No Money
    7. We've Got Tonite
    8. Brave Strangers
    9. The Famous Final Scene

    • Length (mins): 00:39:42
    • Label: Capitol Records
    • Genres (Music): Rock music, Hard rock
    136 votes
  • Against the Wind
    Photo: user uploaded image

    1. The Horizontal Bop
    2. You'll Accomp'ny Me
    3. Her Strut
    4. No Man's Land
    5. Long Twin Silver Line
    6. Against the Wind
    7. Good for Me
    8. Betty Lou's Gettin' Out Tonight
    9. Fire Lake
    10. Shinin' Brightly

    • Label: Capitol Records
    • Genres (Music): Rock music
    91 votes
  • The Distance
    Photo: user uploaded image
    74 VOTES

    1. Even Now
    2. Makin' Thunderbirds
    3. Boomtown Blues
    4. Shame on the Moon
    5. Love's the Last to Know
    6. Roll Me Away
    7. House Behind a House
    8. Comin' Home
    9. Little Victories

    • Genres (Music): Rock music, Classic rock
    74 votes
  • Beautiful Loser
    Photo: Metaweb / CC-BY

    1. Beautiful Loser
    2. Black Night
    3. Katmandu
    4. Jody Girl
    5. Travelin' Man
    6. Momma
    7. Nutbush City Limits
    8. Sailing Nights
    9. Fine Memory

    • Length (mins): 00:33:03
    • Genres (Music): Rock music, Rock and roll
    77 votes
  • Like a Rock
    Photo: user uploaded image
    74 VOTES

    1. American Storm
    2. Like a Rock
    3. Miami
    4. The Ring
    5. Tightrope
    6. The Aftermath
    7. Sometimes
    8. It's You
    9. Somewhere Tonight
    10. Fortunate Son

    • Length (mins): 00:43:53
    • Genres (Music): Rock music, Rock and roll
    74 votes