Music The Best Kansas Albums of All Time  

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

Kansas is considered one of the best 70s rock bands by many. List of the best Kansas albums, including pictures of the album covers when available. This Kansas discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top Kansas albums can be found at the top of the list. To make it easy for you, we haven't included Kansas singles, EPs, or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio albums. If you think the greatest Kansas 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 Kansas album, then vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular.

If you want to know, "What is the Best Kansas album of all time?" or "What are the top Kansas albums?" then this list will answer your questions. Use every item on this list for yours, from Point of Know Return to Leftoverture.

This list of popular Kansas CDs has been voted on by music fans around the world, so the order of this list isn't just one person's opinion. 

Leftoverture is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Kansas Albums of All Time
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Leftoverture


1. Carry On Wayward Son
2. The Wall
3. What's on My Mind
4. Miracles Out of Nowhere
5. Opus Insert
6. Questions of My Childhood
7. Cheyenne Anthem
8. Magnum Opus

Release Date: 1976

Artist: Kansas

Tracks: The Wall (Conclusion), Carry On Wayward Son, Opus Insert, Cheyenne Anthem, Miracles out of Nowhere, + more

Label: Kirshner

Genres (Music): Progressive rock

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Point of Know Return is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Kansas Albums of All Time
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Point of Know Return


1. Point of Know Return
2. Paradox
3. The Spider
4. Portrait (He Knew)
5. Closet Chronicles
6. Lightning's Hand
7. Dust in the Wind
8. Sparks of the Tempest
9. Nobody's Home
10. Hopelessly Human

Release Date: 1977

Artist: Kansas

Producer: Jeff Glixman

Tracks: Sparks of the Tempest, Portrait (He Knew), Dust In The Wind, Hopelessly Human, Paradox, + more

Length (mins): 00:44:22

Label: Kirshner

Genres (Music): Progressive rock

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Masque is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Kansas Albums of All Time
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Masque


1. It Takes a Woman's Love (To Make a Man)
2. Two Cents Worth
3. Icarus - Borne on Wings of Steel
4. All the World
5. Child of Innocence
6. It's You
7. Mysteries and Mayhem
8. The Pinnacle

Release Date: 1975

Artist: Kansas

Producer: Jeff Glixman

Tracks: All the World, Two Cents Worth, Icarus - Borne on the Wings of Steel, Mysteries and Mayhem, The Pinnacle, + more

Length (mins): 00:40:51

Genres (Music): Progressive rock

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Monolith is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Kansas Albums of All Time
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Monolith


1. On the Other Side
2. People of the South Wind
3. Angels Have Fallen
4. How My Soul Cries Out for You
5. A Glimpse of Home
6. Away from You
7. Stay Out of Trouble
8. Reason to Be

Release Date: 1979

Artist: Kansas

Tracks: How My Soul Cries Out for You, People of the South Wind, On the Other Side, Away From You, Angels Have Fallen, + more

Length (mins): 00:41:46

Genres (Music): Progressive rock

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