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The Best Boston Albums of All Time 

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Updated October 13, 2018 653 votes 255 voters 10.7k views 6 items

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

With one of the greatest debut albums of all time, Boston is considered one of the best classic rock bands. List of the best Boston albums, including pictures of the album covers when available. This Boston discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top Boston albums can be found at the top of the list. To make it easy for you, we haven't included Boston singles, EPs, or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio albums. If you think the greatest Boston 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 Boston album, then vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular.

If you want to know, "What is the Best Boston album of all time?" or "What are the top Boston albums?" then this list will answer your questions. The American rock band didn't release a significant amount of albums throughout their career, but a majority of the albums they did release have been certified gold, platinum, and even diamond. Needless to say, Boston is regarded as one of the best rock bands of all time. The list you're viewing is made up of different albums like Boston and Third Stage.

This list of popular Boston 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 help rank each album starting with the best by voting up your favorites, as well as voting down any albums you feel shouldn't be near the top.

Boston is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Boston Albums of All Time
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Release Date: 1976

Artist: Boston

Producer: John Boylan, Tom Scholz

Tracks: Rock & Roll Band, Something About You, More Than a Feeling, + more

Length (mins): 00:37:42

Label: Epic Records

Genres (Music): Heavy metal, Rock music, Hard rock, Pop rock, Classic rock

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Don't Look Back is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Boston Albums of All Time
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Release Date: 1978

Artist: Boston

Tracks: It's Easy, Don't Be Afraid, Don't Look Back, + more

Length (mins): 00:33:56

Label: Epic Records

Genres (Music): Rock music, Hard rock, Rock and roll

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Third Stage is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Boston Albums of All Time
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Release Date: 1986

Artist: Boston

Tracks: To Be a Man, Hollyann, Can'tcha Say (You Believe in Me) / Still in Love, + more

Genres (Music): Rock music, Hard rock, Classic rock

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Walk On is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Boston Albums of All Time
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Release Date: 1994

Artist: Boston

Tracks: What's Your Name, Magdalene, Walk On, + more

Length (mins): 00:44:25

Genres (Music): Rock music, Hard rock

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