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List of the best Joe Bonamassa albums, including the duet albums with Beth Hart as well as his work with supergroup Black Country Communion. This Joe Bonamassa discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top Joe Bonamassa albums can be found at the top of the list. Bonamassa is a blues guitarist and singer. He's been shredding the axe since he was a child, playing music nightclubs before he even hit his teens. 

To make it easy for you, we haven't included Joe Bonamassa singles, EPs, or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio albums. If you think the greatest Joe Bonamassa 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 Joe Bonamassa album, then vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular.

If you want to know the best Joe Bonamassa album of all time, this list will answer your question. It features a variety of albums, like A New Day Yesterday and Sloe Gin. This list of popular Joe Bonamassa 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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Sloe Gin is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Joe Bonamassa Albums of All Time
Sloe Gin 2007

1. Ball Peen Hammer
2. One of These Days
3. Seagull
4. Dirt in My Pocket
5. Sloe Gin
6. Another Kind of Love
7. Around the Bend
8. Black Night
9. Jelly Roll
10. Richmond
11. India

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Dust Bowl is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Joe Bonamassa Albums of All Time
Dust Bowl 2011

1. Slow Train
2. Dust Bowl
3. Tennessee Plates
4. The Meaning of the Blues
5. Black Lung Heartache
6. You Better Watch Yourself
7. The Last Matador of Bayonne
8. Heartbreaker
9. No Love on the Stree
10. The Whale That Swallowed Jonah
11. Sweet Rowena
12. Prisoner

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Blues of Desperation is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Joe Bonamassa Albums of All Time
Preben Gjertsen added Blues of Desperation 2016

1. This Train
2. Mountain Climbing
3. Drive
4. No Good Place for the Lonely
5. Blues of Desperation
6. The Valley Runs Low
7. You Left Me Nothin' But the Bill and the Blues
8. Distant Lonesome Train
9. How Deep This River Runs
10. Livin' Easy
11. What I've Known for a Very Long Time

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The Ballad of John Henry is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Joe Bonamassa Albums of All Time
The Ballad of John Henry 2009

1. The Ballad of John Henry
2. Stop!
3. Last Kiss
4. Jockey Full of Bourbon
5. Story of a Quarryman
6. Lonesome Road Blues
7. Happier Times
8. Feelin' Good
9. Funkier Than a Mosquito's Tweeter
10. The Great Flood
11. From the Valley
12. As the Crow Flies

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Driving Towards the Daylight is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Joe Bonamassa Albums of All Time
Driving Towards the Daylight 2012

1. Dislocated Boy
2. Stones in My Passway
3. Driving Towards the Daylight
4. Who's Been Talking?
5. I Got All You Need
6. A Place in My Heart
7. Lonely Town Lonely Street
8. Heavenly Soul
9. New Coat of Paint
10. Somewhere Trouble Don't Go
11. Too Much Ain't Enough Love

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Blues Deluxe is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Joe Bonamassa Albums of All Time
Blues Deluxe 2003

1. You Upset Me Baby
2. Burning Hell
3. Blues Deluxe
4. Man of Many Words
5. Woke Up Dreaming
6. I Don't Live Anywhere
7. Wild About You Baby
8. Long Distance Blues
9. Pack It Up
10. Left Overs
11. Walking Blues
12. Mumbling Word

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You & Me is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Joe Bonamassa Albums of All Time
You & Me 2006

1. High Water Everywhere
2. Bridge to Better Days
3. Asking Around for You
4. So Many Roads
5. I Don't Believe
6. Tamp Em Up Solid
7. Django
8. Tea for One
9. Palm Trees Helicopters and Gasoline
10. Your Funeral and My Trial
11. Torn Down

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Black Rock is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Joe Bonamassa Albums of All Time
Black Rock 2010

1. You Upset Me Baby
2. Burning Hell
3. Blues Deluxe
4. Man of Many Words
5. Woke Up Dreaming
6. I Don't Live Anywhere
7. Wild About You Baby
8.  Long Distance Blues
9.  Pack It Up
10. Left Overs
11. Walking Blues
12. Mumbling Word

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Different Shades of Blue is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Joe Bonamassa Albums of All Time
Different Shades of Blue 2014

1. Hey Baby (New Rising Sun)
2. Oh Beautiful!
3. Love Ain't a Love Song
4. Living on the Moon
5. Heartache Follows Wherever I Go
6. Never Give All Your Heart
7. I Gave Up Everything for You, 'Cept the Blues
8. Different Shades of Blue
9. Get Back My Tomorrow
10. Trouble Town
11. So, What Would I Do
12. Scarlet Town (Best Buy Exclusive)
13. Better The Devil You Know (Best Buy Exclusive)
14. Black Irish Eyes (Best Buy Exclusive)

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2 is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Joe Bonamassa Albums of All Time
Black Country Communion 2 2011

1. The Outsider
2. Man in the Middle
3. The Battle for Hadrian's Wall
4. Save Me
5. Smokestack Woman
6. Faithless
7. An Ordinary Son
8. I Can See Your Spirit
9. Little Secret
10. Crossfire
11. Cold

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So, It's Like That is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Joe Bonamassa Albums of All Time
So, It's Like That 2002

1. My Mistake
2. Lie #1
3. No Slack
4. Unbroken
5. So, It's Like That
6. Waiting for Me
7. Never Say Goodbye
8. Mountain Time
9. Pain and Sorrow
10. Takin' the Hit
11. Under the Radar
12. Sick in Love
13. The Hard Way

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Had to Cry Today is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Joe Bonamassa Albums of All Time
Had to Cry Today 2004

1. Never Make Your Move Too Soon
2. Travellin' South
3. Junction 61
4. Reconsider Baby
5. Around the Bend
6. Revenge of the 10 Gallon Hat
7. When She Dances
8. Had to Cry Today
9. The River
10. When the Sun Goes Down
11. Faux Mantini

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A New Day Yesterday is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Joe Bonamassa Albums of All Time
A New Day Yesterday 2000

1. Cradle Rock
2. Walk in My Shadows
3. A New Day Yesterday
4. I Know Where I Belong
5. Miss You, Hate You
6. Nuthin' I Wouldn't Do (For a Woman Like You)
7. Colour and the Shape
8. Headaches to Heartbreaks
9. Trouble Waiting
10. If Heartaches Were Nickels
11. Current Situation
12. Don't Burn Down That Bridge

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Black Country Communion is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Joe Bonamassa Albums of All Time
Black Country Communion 2010

1. Black Country
2. One Last Soul
3. The Great Divide
4. Down Again
5. Beggarman
6. Song of Yesterday
7. No Time
8. Medusa
9. The Revolution in Me
10. Stand (At the Burning Tree)
11. Sista Jane
12. Too Late for the Sun

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Don't Explain is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Joe Bonamassa Albums of All Time
Don't Explain

1. Sinner's Prayer
2. Chocolate Jesus
3. Your Heart Is As Black As Night
4. For My Friend
5. Don't Explain
6. I'd Rather Go Blind
7. Something's Got a Hold on Me
8. I'll Take Care of You
9. Well, Well
10. Ain't No Way

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Afterglow is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Joe Bonamassa Albums of All Time
Afterglow 2012

1. Big Train
2. This Is Your Time
3. Midnight Sun
4. Confessor
5. Cry Freedom
6. Afterglow
7. Dandelion
8. The Circle
9. Common Man
10. The Giver
11. Crawl

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Seesaw is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Joe Bonamassa Albums of All Time
Seesaw 2013

1. Them There Eyes
2. Close to My Fire
3. Nutbush City Limits
4. I Love You More Than You'll Ever Know
5. Can't Let Go
6. Miss Lady
7. If I Tell You I Love You
8. Rhymes
9. A Sunday Kind of Love
10. Seesaw
11. Strange Fruit