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Albums The Best John Mayall Albums of All Time  

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John Mayall is one of the best blues artists of all time. List of the best John Mayall albums, including pictures of the album covers when available. This John Mayall discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top John Mayall albums can be found at the top of the list. To make it easy for you, we haven't included John Mayall singles, EPs, or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio albums. If you think the greatest John Mayall 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 John Mayall album, then vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular.

If you want to know, "What is the Best John Mayall album of all time?" or "What are the top John Mayall albums?" then this list will answer your questions. John Mayall released a great deal of albums throughout his long and prolific career. Both as a solo artist and with his band the Blues Breakers, John Mayall can easily be considered one of the best blues musicians. List contains albums like A Hard Road and Bare Wires.

This list of popular John Mayall CDs has been voted on by music fans around the world, so the order of this list isn't just one person's opinion. Share your opinion by voting up your favorite albums below and voting down any you don't think should be at the top. 

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1
29 4
Crusade is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best John Mayall Albums of All Time
1967

2
36 8
A Hard Road is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best John Mayall Albums of All Time

3
43 16
Blues Breakers with Eric Clapt... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best John Mayall Albums of All Time

4
26 8
Bare Wires is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best John Mayall Albums of All Time
1968

5
34 16
Blues From Laurel Canyon is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best John Mayall Albums of All Time

6
15 5
Wake Up Call is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best John Mayall Albums of All Time

7
19 10
Back to the Roots is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best John Mayall Albums of All Time

8
15 7
Empty Rooms is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best John Mayall Albums of All Time

9
8 1
Chicago Line is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best John Mayall Albums of All Time

10
14 7
The Blues Alone is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best John Mayall Albums of All Time

11
9 3
A Sense of Place is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best John Mayall Albums of All Time

12
10 4
Spinning Coin is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best John Mayall Albums of All Time

13
11 6
USA Union is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best John Mayall Albums of All Time
1970

14
8 4
Stories is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best John Mayall Albums of All Time
Stories 2002

15
7 3
John Mayall is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best John Mayall Albums of All Time

16
5 2
Tough is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best John Mayall Albums of All Time
2009

17
6 4
Memories is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best John Mayall Albums of All Time
1971

18
5 3
Road Dogs is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best John Mayall Albums of All Time
2005

19
5 3
Padlock on The Blues is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best John Mayall Albums of All Time

20
3 1
A Special Life is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best John Mayall Albums of All Time

21
2 0
Silver Tones - The Best of Joh... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best John Mayall Albums of All Time
Blueox added Silver Tones - The Best of John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers

22
2 0
Blues for the Lost Days is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best John Mayall Albums of All Time
Blueox added Blues for the Lost Days 1997

23
4 3
Thru the Years is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best John Mayall Albums of All Time

24
2 1
Talk About That is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best John Mayall Albums of All Time
Blueox added Talk About That 2016

25
5 5
A Banquet in Blues is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best John Mayall Albums of All Time

26
5 5
A Special Life is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best John Mayall Albums of All Time

27
3 3
Return of the Bluesbreakers is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best John Mayall Albums of All Time

28
3 3
A Hard Core Package is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best John Mayall Albums of All Time

29
3 3
Blues Express is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best John Mayall Albums of All Time

30
2 2
Bottom Line is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best John Mayall Albums of All Time

31
1 1
Cross Country Blues is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best John Mayall Albums of All Time

32
1 1
Find A Way To Care is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best John Mayall Albums of All Time
Blueox added Find A Way To Care 2015

33
4 5
Ten Years Are Gone is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best John Mayall Albums of All Time

34
2 4
The Latest Edition is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best John Mayall Albums of All Time

35
0 2
Dream About the Blues is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best John Mayall Albums of All Time

36
3 6
The Masters is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best John Mayall Albums of All Time

37
3 6
Notice to Appear is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best John Mayall Albums of All Time

38
2 5
Archives to Eighties is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best John Mayall Albums of All Time

39
1 4
In the Palace of the King is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best John Mayall Albums of All Time

40
0 3
No Days Off is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best John Mayall Albums of All Time

41
2 6
New Year, New Band, New Compan... is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best John Mayall Albums of All Time

42
1 6
Road Show Blues is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best John Mayall Albums of All Time

43
0 4
Blue for You is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best John Mayall Albums of All Time

44
0 5
No More Interviews is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best John Mayall Albums of All Time