music The Best Rainbow Albums of All Time  

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

If you want to know, "What is the Best Rainbow album of all time?" or "What are the top Rainbow albums?" then this list will answer your questions. List includes Rising, Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow, more.

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Rising is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Rainbow Albums of All Time
Rising 1976

1. Tarot Woman
2. Run with the Wolf
3. Starstruck
4. Do You Close Your Eyes
5. Stargazer
6. A Light in the Black

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81 18
Long Live Rock 'n' Roll is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Rainbow Albums of All Time
Long Live Rock 'n' Roll 1997

1. Long Live Rock 'n' Roll
2. Lady of the Lake
3. L.A. Connection
4. Gates of Babylon
5. Kill the King
6. The Shed (Subtle)
7. Sensitive to Light
8. Rainbow Eyes

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91 27
Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Rainbow Albums of All Time
Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow 1975

1. Man on the Silver Mountain
2. Self Portrait
3. Black Sheep of the Family
4. Catch the Rainbow
5. Snake Charmer
6. Temple of the King
7. If You Don't Like Rock 'n' Roll
8. Sixteenth Century Greensleeves
9. Still I'm Sad

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53 29
Difficult to Cure is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Rainbow Albums of All Time
Difficult to Cure 1981

1. I Surrender
2. Spotlight Kid
3. No Release
4. Magic
5. Vielleicht Das Nächste Mal (Maybe Next Time)
6. Can't Happen Here
7. Freedom Fighter
8. Midtown Tunnel Vision
9. Difficult to Cure (Beethoven's Ninth)

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53 30
Bent Out of Shape is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Rainbow Albums of All Time
Bent Out of Shape 1983

1. Stranded
2. Can't Let You Go
3. Fool for the Night
4. Fire Dance
5. Anybody There
6. Desperate Heart
7. Street of Dreams
8. Drinking with the Devil
9. Snowman
10.  Make Your Move

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52 34
Down to Earth is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Rainbow Albums of All Time
Down to Earth 1979

1. All Night Long
2. Eyes of the World
3. No Time to Lose
4. Makin' Love
5. Since You Been Gone
6. Love's No Friend
7. Danger Zone
8. Lost in Hollywood

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47 30
Straight Between the Eyes is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Rainbow Albums of All Time
Straight Between the Eyes 1982

1. Death Alley Driver
2. Stone Cold
3. Bring On the Night (Dream Chaser)
4. Tite Squeeze
5. Tearin' Out My Heart
6. Power
7. MISS Mistreated
8. Rock Fever
9. Eyes of Fire

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38 29
Stranger in Us All is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Rainbow Albums of All Time
Stranger in Us All 1995

1. Wolf to the Moon
2. Cold Hearted Woman
3. Hunting Humans (Insatiable)
4. Stand and Fight
5. Ariel
6. Too Late for Tears
7. Black Masquerade
8. Silence
9. Hall of the Mountain King
10. Still I'm Sad

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24 17
Finyl Vinyl is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Rainbow Albums of All Time
Finyl Vinyl

1. Spotlight Kid
2. I Surrender
3. Miss Mistreated
4. Jealous Lover
5. Can’t Happen Here
6. Tearin' Out My Heart
7. Since You Been Gone
8. Bad Girl
9. Difficult to Cure
10. Stone Cold
11. Power
12. Man on the Silver Mountain
13.  Long Live Rock ’n’ Roll
14. Weiss Heim

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4 20
Circus Night is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Rainbow Albums of All Time
Circus Night

1. Intro: Over The Rainbow / Spotlight Kid 
2. Long Live Rock and Roll (Including Black Night)   
3. Hunting Humans (Insatiable)    
4. Black Masquerade 
5. Blackmore Blues   
6. Since You Been Gone   
7. Perfect Strangers  
8. Hall of the Mountain King   
9. Smoke on the Water    
10. Blackmore Solo / All Night Long    
11. Instrumental / Will You Still Love Me 
12.Long Live Rock and Roll