The Best Eric Clapton 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.

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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  • 461 Ocean Boulevard
    280 votes
    • Producer: Thomas J. Dowd
    • Length (mins): 00:43:40
    • Genres (Music): Rock music, Blues-rock, Soft rock
  • Eric Clapton
    161 votes
    • Genres (Music): Rock music, Blues-rock, Rock and roll, Pop rock
  • Slowhand
    279 votes
    • Producer: Glyn Johns
    • Length (mins): 00:39:15
    • Genres (Music): Rock music
  • Journeyman
    185 votes
    • Producer: Russ Titelman
    • Length (mins): 00:57:00
    • Genres (Music): Rock music, Blues-rock
  • From the Cradle
    193 votes
    • Genres (Music): Blues, British blues, Electric blues, Soul blues
  • Backless
    129 votes
    • Producer: Glyn Johns
    • Length (mins): 00:40:16
    • Genres (Music): Rock music, Rock and roll