Photo: via Twitter

Rock The Best Eric Clapton Albums of All Time  

Reference
1.7k votes 395 voters 16.9k views

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

Eric Clapton is not only one of the greatest guitar players of all time, but is one of the greatest rock artists as well. List of the best Eric Clapton albums, including pictures of the album covers when available. This Eric Clapton discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top Eric Clapton albums can be found at the top of the list. The legendary English blues guitarist played in bands like The Yardbirds and Cream, before he went solo in the '70s. This list focuses on that later period.

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

If you want to know the Best Eric Clapton album of all time or the top Eric Clapton albums, this list will answer your questions. It includes albums like 461 Ocean Boulevard, Slowhand, and Behind the Sun. This list of popular Eric Clapton CDs has been voted on by music fans around the world, so the order of this list isn't just one person's opinion.

list ordered by

1
141 28
461 Ocean Boulevard is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Eric Clapton Albums of All Time

2
140 28
Slowhand is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Eric Clapton Albums of All Time
1977

3
80 13
Journeyman is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Eric Clapton Albums of All Time
1989

4
77 17
From the Cradle is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Eric Clapton Albums of All Time

5
108 36
Unplugged is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Eric Clapton Albums of All Time
Unplugged 1992

6
67 13
Eric Clapton is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Eric Clapton Albums of All Time

7
45 12
Backless is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Eric Clapton Albums of All Time
1978

8
40 15
Clapton is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Eric Clapton Albums of All Time
2010

9
38 14
Me and Mr. Johnson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Eric Clapton Albums of All Time

10
51 25
Riding With the King is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Eric Clapton Albums of All Time

11
49 25
Money and Cigarettes is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Eric Clapton Albums of All Time

12
37 16
No Reason to Cry is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Eric Clapton Albums of All Time

13
45 25
Behind the Sun is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Eric Clapton Albums of All Time

14
39 25
The Road to Escondido is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Eric Clapton Albums of All Time

15
24 12
Sessions for Robert J is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Eric Clapton Albums of All Time
Sessions for Robert J 2004

16
37 24
August is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Eric Clapton Albums of All Time
1986

17
28 18
Reptile is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Eric Clapton Albums of All Time
2001

18
29 19
There's One in Every Crowd is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Eric Clapton Albums of All Time

19
25 17
Another Ticket is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Eric Clapton Albums of All Time

20
34 28
Pilgrim is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Eric Clapton Albums of All Time
1998

21
18 13
The Breeze: An Appreciation of... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Eric Clapton Albums of All Time

22
16 16
Back Home is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Eric Clapton Albums of All Time
2005

23
2 1
I Still Do is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Eric Clapton Albums of All Time
cernykocky added I Still Do 2016

24
14 15
Rush is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Eric Clapton Albums of All Time
1991

25
16 23
Old Sock is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Eric Clapton Albums of All Time
2013

26
5 11
Ranker Video

27
4 14
Ranker Video

28
1 16
Homeboy is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Eric Clapton Albums of All Time
1988