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The Best Eric Clapton Albums of All Time  

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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.

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Slowhand is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Eric Clapton Albums of All Time
1977
2
461 Ocean Boulevard is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Eric Clapton Albums of All Time
3
Unplugged is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Eric Clapton Albums of All Time
1992
4
Journeyman is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Eric Clapton Albums of All Time
1989
5
Eric Clapton is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Eric Clapton Albums of All Time
6
From the Cradle is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Eric Clapton Albums of All Time
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Money and Cigarettes is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Eric Clapton Albums of All Time
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Backless is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Eric Clapton Albums of All Time
1978
9
August is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Eric Clapton Albums of All Time
1986
10
There's One in Every Crowd is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Eric Clapton Albums of All Time
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Me and Mr. Johnson is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Eric Clapton Albums of All Time
12
Riding With the King is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Eric Clapton Albums of All Time
13
Clapton is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Eric Clapton Albums of All Time
2010
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No Reason to Cry is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Eric Clapton Albums of All Time
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Behind the Sun is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Eric Clapton Albums of All Time
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Another Ticket is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Eric Clapton Albums of All Time
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The Road to Escondido is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Eric Clapton Albums of All Time
18
Sessions for Robert J is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Eric Clapton Albums of All Time
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Reptile is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Eric Clapton Albums of All Time
2001
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Pilgrim is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Eric Clapton Albums of All Time
1998
21
I Still Do is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Eric Clapton Albums of All Time
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The Breeze: An Appreciation of... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Eric Clapton Albums of All Time
23
Back Home is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Eric Clapton Albums of All Time
2005
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Rush is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Eric Clapton Albums of All Time
1991
25
Old Sock is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Eric Clapton Albums of All Time
2013