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The Best Jimi Hendrix Albums of All Time

Updated June 14, 2019 1.8k votes 652 voters 25.4k views15 items

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

Jimi Hendrix is one the greatest guitar players of all time and one of the most famous rock musicians ever. Before his untimely and all-too-early death, Hendrix released some great music, showcasing his out-of-this-world guitar skills. Here, you'll find a list of the best Jimi Hendrix albums, including pictures of the album covers when available. This Jimi Hendrix discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top Jimi Hendrix albums can be found at the top of the list. To make it easy for you, we haven't included Jimi Hendrix singles, EPs, or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio albums.

If you think the greatest Jimi Hendrix 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 Jimi Hendrix album, then vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular. If you want to know, "What is the Best Jimi Hendrix album of all time?" or "What are the top Jimi Hendrix albums?" then this list will answer your questions. 

Below, you'll find all of Jimi Hendrix's albums, including hits like Axis: Bold as Love and Are You Experienced. This list of popular Jimi Hendrix 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 your favorite albums, and voting any down that you feel shouldn't be near the top.

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  • Electric Ladyland
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    1. And the Gods Made Love
    2. Have You Ever Been (To Electric Ladyland)
    3. Crosstown Traffic
    4. Voodoo Chile
    5. Little Miss Strange
    6. Long Hot Summer Night
    7. Come On (Part I)
    8. Gypsy Eyes
    9. Burning of the Midnight Lamp
    10. Rainy Day, Dream Away
    11. 1983... (A Merman I Should Turn to Be)[nb 6]
    12. Moon, Turn the Tides...Gently Gently Away
    13. Still Raining, Still Dreaming
    14. House Burning Down
    15. All Along the Watchtower
    16. Voodoo Child (Slight Return)

    • Release Date: 1968
    • Artist: The Jimi Hendrix Experience
    • Tracks: Little Miss Strange, Burning of the Midnight Lamp, House Burning Down
    • Genres (Music): Progressive rock, Psychedelic rock, Heavy metal, Rock music, Blues-rock
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  • Are You Experienced
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    1. Purple Haze
    2. Manic Depression
    3. Hey Joe
    4. Love or Confusion
    5. May This Be Love
    6. I Don't Live Today
    7. The Wind Cries Mary
    8. Fire
    9. Third Stone from the Sun
    10. Foxy Lady
    11. Are You Experienced?

    • Release Date: 1967
    • Artist: The Jimi Hendrix Experience
    • Tracks: Remember, Third Stone From the Sun, Are You Experienced?
    • Genres (Music): Psychedelic rock, Heavy metal, Rock music, Blues-rock, Hard rock
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  • 1. EXP
    2. Up from the Skies
    3. Spanish Castle Magic
    4. Wait Until Tomorrow
    5. Ain't No Telling
    6. Little Wing
    7. If 6 Was 9
    8. You Got Me Floatin'
    9. Castles Made of Sand
    10. She's So Fine
    11. One Rainy Wish
    12. Little Miss Lover
    13. Bold as Love

    • Release Date: 1967
    • Artist: The Jimi Hendrix Experience
    • Tracks: Castles Made of Sand, Little Miss Lover, If 6 Was 9
    • Genres (Music): Psychedelic rock, Heavy metal, Rock music, Blues-rock, Hard rock
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  • The Cry of Love
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    1. Freedom
    2. Drifting
    3. Ezy Ryder
    4. Night Bird Flying
    5. My Friend
    6. Straight Ahead
    7. Astro Man
    8. Angel
    9. In from the Storm
    10. Belly Button Window

    • Release Date: 1971
    • Artist: Jimi Hendrix
    • Tracks: In From the Storm, Freedom, Ezy Ryder
    • Genres (Music): Psychedelic rock, Rock music, Blues-rock, Hard rock, Acid rock
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