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List Rules Studio albums only - Jerry's live albums deserve a list of their own. We didn't include Old and In the Way or NRPS.

Jerry Garcia wasn't just the frontman of the Grateful Dead, he was also a solo artist who could sell out theaters and arenas throughout his life. This list then is of the best Jerry Garcia solo albums, including collaborations. This Jerry Garcia discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top Jerry Garcia and Jerry Garcia Band albums can be found at the top of the list. We haven't included Jerry Garcia live albums or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio albums. While it's safe to say that Garcia - both in his solo work and with the Dead - was better live than in the studio, he was still quite prolific and it's easier to compare his albums if you separate the live stuff from the studio records. 

 If you think the greatest Jerry Garcia 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 Jerry solo or JGB album, then vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular.

If you want to know, "What is the Best Jerry Garcia album of all time?" or "What are the top Jerry Garcia albums?" then this list will answer your questions. Many fans do think that Jerry shined brightest in the studio with his more bluegrass material like Shady Grove and the Garcia/Grisman album.This list of popular Jerry Garcia CDs has been voted on by Deadheads and music fans around the world. 

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Garcia is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Jerry Garcia and JGB Albums of All Time
Garcia Jerry Garcia

The Best Official, Non-Archival Grateful Dead Albums The (Male) Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like

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The Pizza Tapes is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Jerry Garcia and JGB Albums of All Time
The Pizza Tapes Tony Rice, Jerry Garcia, David Grisman

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Jerry Garcia / David Grisman is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Jerry Garcia and JGB Albums of All Time
Clark Benson added Jerry Garcia / David Grisman Jerry Garcia, David Grisman

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Cats Under the Stars is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Jerry Garcia and JGB Albums of All Time
Clark Benson added Cats Under the Stars Jerry Garcia

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Compliments is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Jerry Garcia and JGB Albums of All Time
Compliments Jerry Garcia

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Shady Grove is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Jerry Garcia and JGB Albums of All Time
Shady Grove Jerry Garcia, David Grisman

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Reflections is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Jerry Garcia and JGB Albums of All Time
Reflections Jerry Garcia

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Hooteroll? is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Jerry Garcia and JGB Albums of All Time
Hooteroll? Jerry Garcia, Howard Wales

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Not for Kids Only is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Jerry Garcia and JGB Albums of All Time
Clark Benson added Not for Kids Only Jerry Garcia, David Grisman

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Run for the Roses is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Jerry Garcia and JGB Albums of All Time
Run for the Roses Jerry Garcia

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So What is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Jerry Garcia and JGB Albums of All Time
So What Jerry Garcia, David Grisman