The Best Emmylou Harris Albums of All Time

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

Emmylou Harris is widely considered one of the greatest female country artists of all time. List of the best Emmylou Harris albums, including pictures of the album covers when available. This Emmylou Harris discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top Emmylou Harris albums can be found at the top of the list. In addition to country music, she is also a talented folk and pop musician. She's adept at both song styling (covering other people's music) and songwriting, oftentimes crossing genres.

To make it easy for you, we haven't included Emmylou Harris singles, EPs, or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio albums. If you think the greatest Emmylou Harris 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 Emmylou Harris album, then vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular.

If you want to know the best Emmylou Harris album of all time, this list will answer your question. Examples include Light of the Stable, Blue Kentucky Girl, Wrecking Ball, and Red Dirt Girl. This list of popular Emmylou Harris CDs has been voted on by music fans around the world, so the order isn't just one person's opinion. 

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  • Wrecking Ball
    1
    • Producer: Daniel Lanois
    • Length (mins): 00:53:07
    • Genres (Music): Rock music, Country
    • Length (mins): 00:36:22
    • Label: Warner Bros. Records
    • Genres (Music): Country
    • Length (mins): 00:38:03
    • Genres (Music): Country
  • Elite Hotel
    4
    • Length (mins): 00:43:40
    • Genres (Music): Country
  • Red Dirt Girl
    5
    • Producer: Malcolm Burn
    • Length (mins): 00:56:00
    • Genres (Music): Country
    • Producer: Paul Kennerley
    • Length (mins): 00:36:19
    • Label: Warner Bros. Records
    • Genres (Music): Country
    • Genres (Music): Country, Folk music
  • Luxury Liner
    8
    • Length (mins): 00:39:06
    • Label: Warner Bros. Records
    • Genres (Music): Country
  • Cimarron
    9
    • Genres (Music): Country
    • Genres (Music): Country
    • Length (mins): 00:30:42
    • Label: Warner Bros. Records
    • Genres (Music): Country
    • Length (mins): 00:50:35
    • Label: Mercury Records
    • Genres (Music): Rock music, Country, Country rock
  • Bluebird
    13
    • Producer: Richard Bennett
    • Length (mins): 00:39:18
    • Genres (Music): Country
  • Trio
    14

    Trio

    1987
    • Angel Band
      15
      • Producer: Emory Gordy, Jr.
      • Length (mins): 00:37:13
      • Genres (Music): Country
      • Genres (Music): Country, Pop music
      • Producer: Ethan Johns, Glyn Johns
      • Length (mins): 00:50:50
      • Genres (Music): Country, Pop music, Adult contemporary music, Folk music, Art rock
    • Hard Bargain
      18
      • Genres (Music): Country, Folk music
      • Producer: Allen Reynolds, Richard Bennett
      • Length (mins): 00:42:41
      • Genres (Music): Country
      • Genres (Music): Country, Folk music
    • Evangeline
      21
      • Label: Warner Bros. Records
      • Genres (Music): Country
      • Producer: Allen Reynolds, Richard Bennett
      • Length (mins): 00:37:56
      • Genres (Music): Country
    • White Shoes
      23
      • Label: Warner Bros. Records
      • Genres (Music): Country, Country rock
    • Trio II
      24
      • Genres (Music): Country, Contemporary classical music
    • Thirteen
      25
      • Producer: Paul Kennerley
      • Label: Warner Bros. Records
      • Genres (Music): Country