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The Best REO Speedwagon Albums of All Time 

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Updated October 13, 2018 1.6k votes 377 voters 11.8k views 16 items

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

REO Speedwagon are considered one of the best classic rock bands. Since they’re such an influential band, let’s rank the best REO Speedwagon albums, with the help of your votes. Formed in 1967 in Champaign, Illinois, the band achieved massive commercial success throughout the 1980s, especially with Hi Infidelity (1980) which contained four U.S. Top 40 hits and sold over 10 million copies.

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

The Earth, a Small Man, His Dog and a Chicken (1990) and Building The Bridge (1996) are only the beginning of the albums you'll find on this list. This list of popular REO Speedwagon 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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Ridin' the Storm Out is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best REO Speedwagon Albums of All Time
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1. Ridin' the Storm Out
2. Whiskey Night
3. Oh Woman
4. Find My Fortune
5. Open Up
6. Movin'
7. Son of a Poor Man
8. Start a New Life
9. It's Everywhere
10. Without Expression (Don't Be That Man)

Release Date: 1973

Artist: REO Speedwagon

Tracks: Open Up, Find My Fortune, Whiskey Night, + more

Label: Epic Records

Genres (Music): Hard rock, Soft rock

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Wheels Are Turnin' is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best REO Speedwagon Albums of All Time
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1. I Do' Wanna Know
2. One Lonely Night
3. Thru the Window
4. Rock 'N Roll Star
5. Live Every Moment
6. Can't Fight This Feeling
7. Gotta Feel More
8. Break His Spell
9. Wheels Are Turnin'

Release Date: 1984

Artist: REO Speedwagon

Tracks: Thru the Window, Can't Fight This Feeling, One Lonely Night, + more

Length (mins): 00:39:32

Label: Epic Records

Genres (Music): Rock music

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R.E.O. is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best REO Speedwagon Albums of All Time
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1. Keep Pushin'
2. Any Kind of Love
3. (Only A) Summer Love
4. (I Believe) Our Time Is Gonna Come
5. Breakaway
6. Flying Turkey Trot
7. Tonight
8. Lightning

Release Date: 1976

Artist: REO Speedwagon

Tracks: Any Kind of Love, (I Believe) Our Time Is Gonna Come, Tonight, + more

Label: Epic Records

Genres (Music): Hard rock, Soft rock

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Good Trouble is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best REO Speedwagon Albums of All Time
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1. Keep the Fire Burnin'
2. Sweet Time
3. Girl with the Heart of Gold"
4. Every Now and Then
5. I'll Follow You
6. The Key
7. Back in My Heart Again
8. Let's Be-Bop
9. Stillness of the Night
10. Good Trouble

Release Date: 1982

Artist: REO Speedwagon

Tracks: Keep the Fire Burnin', Let's Be-Bop, Sweet Time, + more

Length (mins): 00:37:58

Genres (Music): Rock music, Hard rock, Pop rock

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