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The Best David Allan Coe Albums of All Time 

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Updated June 1, 2019 444 votes 94 voters 2.4k views 41 items

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

David Allan Coe is considered by some to be one of the greatest country artists of all time. Here, you'll find a complete list of the best David Allan Coe albums, including every studio albums with pictures of the album covers when available. This David Allan Coe discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top David Allan Coe albums can be found at the top of the list. To make it easy for you, we haven't included David Allan Coe singles, EPs, or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio albums. If you think the greatest David Allan Coe 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 David Allan Coe album, then vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular.

If you want to know, "What is the Best David Allan Coe album of all time?" or "What are the top David Allan Coe albums?" then this list will answer your questions. Throughout his long and prolific career, David Allan Coe has released a long list of incredible albums, most notably within the country music genre—though he has also released blues music. The list of studio albums here includes Rebel Meets Rebel, The Mysterious Rhinestone Cowboy and much more from his discography. 

This list of popular David Allan Coe albums has been voted on by music fans around the world, so the order of this list isn't just one person's opinion. Share your own opinion and vote up the albums you think are best, while voting down albums you feel should be lower on the list. 

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1
Longhaired Redneck is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best David Allan Coe Albums of All Time
By David Allan Coe (1976); Tracks: Texas Lullaby, Spotlight & Longhaired Redneck

Label: Columbia Nashville

Genres (Music): Country

2
Rides Again is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best David Allan Coe Albums of All Time
By David Allan Coe (1977); Tracks: If That Ain't Country, Lately I've Been Thinking too Much Lately & Willie

Genres (Music): Country

3
The Mysterious Rhineston... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best David Allan Coe Albums of All Time
By David Allan Coe (1974); Tracks: Loneliness in Ruby's Eyes, The 3rd of August & Would You Lay With Me (In a Field of Stone)

Genres (Music): Country, Alternative country, Protopunk

4
Underground Album is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best David Allan Coe Albums of All Time
By David Allan Coe (1982); Tracks: Coffee, Panheads Forever & Nigger Fucker

Genres (Music): Country

5
Once Upon a Rhyme is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best David Allan Coe Albums of All Time
By David Allan Coe (1975); Tracks: Loneliness in Ruby's Eyes, Would You Lay With Me (in a Field of Stone) & You Never Even Called Me by My Name

Label: Columbia Nashville

Genres (Music): Country, Outlaw country

6
Tattoo is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best David Allan Coe Albums of All Time

Genres (Music): Country

7
Penitentiary Blues is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best David Allan Coe Albums of All Time
By David Allan Coe (1970); Tracks: Oh Warden, Age 21 & Oneway Ticket to Nowhere

Genres (Music): Blues

8
Human Emotions is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best David Allan Coe Albums of All Time

Genres (Music): Country

9
Compass Point is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best David Allan Coe Albums of All Time

Genres (Music): Country

10
Just Divorced is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best David Allan Coe Albums of All Time
By David Allan Coe; Tracks: Sweet Angeline, He's Taking it Hard (She's Taking it Easy) & It's Great to be Single Again
11
Nothing Sacred is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best David Allan Coe Albums of All Time
By David Allan Coe (1978); Tracks: Pussy Whipped Again, Cum Stains On The Pillow & 3 Biggest Lies

Genres (Music): Country

12
I've Got Something to Sa... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best David Allan Coe Albums of All Time
By David Allan Coe (1980); Tracks: If You'll Hold the Ladder, The Great Nashville Railroad Disaster & I've Got Something to Say

Genres (Music): Country

13
Texas Moon is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best David Allan Coe Albums of All Time
By David Allan Coe (1977); Tracks: Why You Been Gone so Long, A Satisfied Mind & Why Me

Genres (Music): Country

14
Family Album is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best David Allan Coe Albums of All Time

Genres (Music): Country

15
Rough Rider is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best David Allan Coe Albums of All Time
16
Rebel Meets Rebel is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best David Allan Coe Albums of All Time
By Pantera and Rex Brown (2006); Tracks: Panfilo, One Nite Stands & Heart Worn Highway

Producer: Vinnie Paul, Dimebag Darrell

Length (mins): 00:40:27

Genres (Music): Heavy metal, Country rock, Alternative country, Groove metal, Thrash metal, + more

17
Tennessee Whiskey is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best David Allan Coe Albums of All Time
By David Allan Coe; Tracks: If I Knew, I'll Always be a Fool for You & Dock of the Bay
18
Invictus Means Unconquer... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best David Allan Coe Albums of All Time
19
1990 Songs For Sale is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best David Allan Coe Albums of All Time
By David Allan Coe; Tracks: Someday You'll Have Children of Your Own, She Just Wants to be Alone & Drinking Her off My Mind
20
Requiem for a Harlequin ... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best David Allan Coe Albums of All Time
By David Allan Coe (1973); Tracks: The beginning: 4, The end: 4 & The end: 5

Genres (Music): Rock music

21
Johnny Cash is a Friend ... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best David Allan Coe Albums of All Time
By David Allan Coe; Tracks: Ring of Fire, Hey Porter & Ballad of a Teenage Queen
22
Unchained is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best David Allan Coe Albums of All Time
23
Songwriter of the Tear ... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best David Allan Coe Albums of All Time
By David Allan Coe; Tracks: Outro, It's Too Late Now & Drink Canada Dry

Length (mins): 00:38:31

24
Castles in the Sand is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best David Allan Coe Albums of All Time
By David Allan Coe (1983); Tracks: Jody Like a Melody, Fool Inside of Me & Son of a Rebel Son
25
The Ghost of Hank Willia... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best David Allan Coe Albums of All Time