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

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

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

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Unplugged is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Eric Clapton Albums of All Time
Unplugged 1992

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From the Cradle is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Eric Clapton Albums of All Time

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

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

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Riding With the King is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Eric Clapton Albums of All Time

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Money and Cigarettes is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Eric Clapton Albums of All Time

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Me and Mr. Johnson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Eric Clapton Albums of All Time

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Clapton is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Eric Clapton Albums of All Time
Clapton 2010

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Behind the Sun is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Eric Clapton Albums of All Time

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No Reason to Cry is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Eric Clapton Albums of All Time

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August is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Eric Clapton Albums of All Time
August 1986

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The Road to Escondido 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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Pilgrim is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Eric Clapton Albums of All Time
Pilgrim 1998

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Sessions for Robert J is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Eric Clapton Albums of All Time
Sessions for Robert J 2004

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Reptile is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Eric Clapton Albums of All Time
Reptile 2001

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There's One in Every Crowd is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Eric Clapton Albums of All Time

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

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Rush is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Eric Clapton Albums of All Time
Rush 1991

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Back Home is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Eric Clapton Albums of All Time
Back Home 2005

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Old Sock is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Eric Clapton Albums of All Time
Old Sock 2013

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Homeboy is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Eric Clapton Albums of All Time
Homeboy 1988