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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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1
167 37
Unplugged is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Eric Clapton Albums of All Time
Unplugged 1992

2
150 30
461 Ocean Boulevard is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Eric Clapton Albums of All Time

3
149 32
Slowhand is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Eric Clapton Albums of All Time
1977

4
84 13
Journeyman is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Eric Clapton Albums of All Time
1989

5
85 19
From the Cradle is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Eric Clapton Albums of All Time

6
71 14
Eric Clapton is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Eric Clapton Albums of All Time

7
91 26
Money and Cigarettes is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Eric Clapton Albums of All Time

8
79 24
August is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Eric Clapton Albums of All Time
1986

9
69 20
There's One in Every Crowd is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Eric Clapton Albums of All Time

10
48 12
Backless is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Eric Clapton Albums of All Time
1978

11
44 17
Clapton is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Eric Clapton Albums of All Time
2010

12
41 15
Me and Mr. Johnson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Eric Clapton Albums of All Time

13
58 28
Riding With the King is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Eric Clapton Albums of All Time

14
38 19
No Reason to Cry is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Eric Clapton Albums of All Time

15
45 25
Behind the Sun is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Eric Clapton Albums of All Time

16
26 13
Sessions for Robert J is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Eric Clapton Albums of All Time
Sessions for Robert J 2004

17
31 18
Reptile is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Eric Clapton Albums of All Time
2001

18
42 29
The Road to Escondido is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Eric Clapton Albums of All Time

19
26 17
Another Ticket is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Eric Clapton Albums of All Time

20
35 29
Pilgrim is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Eric Clapton Albums of All Time
1998

21
19 15
The Breeze: An Appreciation of... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Eric Clapton Albums of All Time

22
5 2
I Still Do is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Eric Clapton Albums of All Time
cernykocky added I Still Do 2016

23
17 16
Back Home is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Eric Clapton Albums of All Time
2005

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

25
19 23
Old Sock is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Eric Clapton Albums of All Time
2013

26
6 11
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27
6 14
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28
2 16
Homeboy is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Eric Clapton Albums of All Time
1988