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Albums The Best Jimmy Buffett Albums of All Time  

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List of the best Jimmy Buffett albums, including pictures of the album covers when available. This Jimmy Buffett discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top Jimmy Buffett albums can be found at the top of the list. The big breakthrough for Buffet and his Coral Reefer Band came in 1977 with the album Changes in Latitudes, Changes in Attitudes, highlighted by its signature song, "Margaritaville." Since then the laid-back, island-loving soft rocker has spawned a legion of "Parrotheads" - the nickname given to his hardcore fans. 

To make voting for your favorite records easier for you, we haven't included Jimmy Buffett singles, EPs, or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio albums. If you think the greatest Jimmy Buffett album isn't high enough on the list, 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 Jimmy Buffett album, then vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular.

If you want to know the best Jimmy Buffett album of all time, this list will answer your questions. Examples include Banana Wind, Christmas Island, Take the Weather With You, and License to Chill. This list of popular Jimmy Buffett 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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135 26
A1A is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Jimmy Buffett Albums of All Time
1974

2
85 16
Living and Dying in 3/4 Time is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Jimmy Buffett Albums of All Time

3
80 17
Son of a Son of a Sailor is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Jimmy Buffett Albums of All Time

4
76 15
Havana Daydreamin' is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Jimmy Buffett Albums of All Time

5
73 15
Volcano is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Jimmy Buffett Albums of All Time
1979

6
79 20
A White Sport Coat and a Pink ... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Jimmy Buffett Albums of All Time

7
70 17
Fruitcakes is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Jimmy Buffett Albums of All Time
1994

8
57 10
One Particular Harbour is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Jimmy Buffett Albums of All Time

9
63 13
Coconut Telegraph is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Jimmy Buffett Albums of All Time

10
40 5
Changes in Latitudes, Changes ... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Jimmy Buffett Albums of All Time
Changes in Latitudes, Changes in Attitudes 1977

11
57 15
Barometer Soup is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Jimmy Buffett Albums of All Time

12
48 14
Last Mango in Paris is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Jimmy Buffett Albums of All Time

13
54 21
Banana Wind is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Jimmy Buffett Albums of All Time

14
49 24
License to Chill is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Jimmy Buffett Albums of All Time

15
40 19
Floridays is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Jimmy Buffett Albums of All Time
1986

16
32 13
Take the Weather With You is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Jimmy Buffett Albums of All Time

17
31 14
Far Side of the World is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Jimmy Buffett Albums of All Time

18
31 15
Somewhere Over China is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Jimmy Buffett Albums of All Time

19
33 21
Off to See the Lizard is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Jimmy Buffett Albums of All Time

20
32 21
Beach House on the Moon is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Jimmy Buffett Albums of All Time

21
26 16
Riddles in the Sand is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Jimmy Buffett Albums of All Time

22
27 17
Hot Water is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Jimmy Buffett Albums of All Time
1988

23
28 19
Buffet Hotel is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Jimmy Buffett Albums of All Time

24
24 17
High Cumberland Jubilee is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Jimmy Buffett Albums of All Time

25
26 20
Christmas Island is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Jimmy Buffett Albums of All Time