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The Best Kansas Albums of All Time

Updated July 27, 2020 2.8k votes 610 voters 14.5k views16 items

List RulesThis 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. 

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    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
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    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
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    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
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    1. Down the Road
    2. Song for America
    3. Lamplight Symphony
    4. Lonely Street"
    5. The Devil Game
    6. Incomudro - Hymn to the Atman
    7. Song for America
    8. Down the Road

    • Release Date: 1975
    • Artist: Kansas
    • Producer: Jeff Glixman
    • Tracks: Down the Road, Song for America, Incomudro - Hymn to the Atman
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