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The Best Jayhawks Albums of All Time

Updated October 13, 2018 1.0k votes 253 voters 5.4k views14 items

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

The Jayhawks is of the best country rock bands of their time, influencing a range of bands to come next. Here, you can check out a complete list of the best Jayhawks albums, including every studio release along with pictures of the album covers. This Jayhawks discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top Jayhawks albums can be found at the top of the list. To make it easy for you, we haven't included Jayhawks singles, EPs, or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio albums. If you think the greatest Jayhawks 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 Jayhawks album, then vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular.

If you want to know, "What is the Best Jayhawks album of all time?" or "What are the top Jayhawks albums?" then this list will answer your questions. Getting their start in 1985, the Jayhawks have had quite the successful career, despite disbanding multiple times. Throughout their career, the band has released a long list of great albums, including Tomorrow the Green Grass and Hollywood Town Hall, not to mention solo albums by members Gary Louris and Mark Olson. 

This list of popular Jayhawks albums has been voted on by music fans around the world, so the order of this list isn't just one person's opinion. You can share your own opinion by voting up the albums you think are best, while voting down any others accordingly.

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    • Artist: Jayhawks
    • Release Date: 2000
    • Tracks: What Led Me to This Town, A Break in the Clouds, (In My) Wildest Dreams
    • Length (mins): 00:53:22
    • Genres (Music): Rock music
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    Back Roads and Abandoned Motels

    • Artist: The Jayhawks
    • Release Date: 2018
    • Producer: Gary Louris, John Jackson, Ed Ackerson
    • Tracks: Come Cryin' To Me, Everybody Knows, Gonna Be a Darkness
    • Label: Legacy Recordings
    • Genres (Music): Rock
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    Paging Mr. Proust

    • Artist: The Jayhawks
    • Release Date: 2016
    • Producer: Peter Buck, Tucker Martine, Gary Louris
    • Tracks: Quiet Corners & Empty Spaces, Lost the Summer, Lovers of the Sun
    • Length (mins): 45:37
    • Label: Thirty Tigers
    • Genres (Music): Rock
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    • Artist: Jayhawks
    • Release Date: 1989
    • Tracks: Sioux City, Commonplace Streets, Martin's Song
    • Genres (Music): Rock music
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