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The Best Ricky Skaggs Albums of All Time

Updated June 8, 2017 229 votes 60 voters 1.9k views32 items

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

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

If you want to know, "What is the Best Ricky Skaggs album of all time?" or "What are the top Ricky Skaggs albums?" then this list will answer your questions. List is made up of many different albums, including Bluegrass Rules and Brand New Strings.

This list of popular Ricky Skaggs CDs has been voted on by music fans around the world, so the order of this list isn't just one person's opinion. You may want to copy this factual list to build your own just like it, re-rank it to fit your opinions, then publish it to share with your friends.
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  • 1
    Ricky Skaggs, Kentucky Thunder
    12
    7

    Release Date1999

    TracksLittle Bessie, Boston Boy, Give Us Rain

    Length (mins)00:41:49

    Genres (Music)Bluegrass

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    Release Date1983

    TracksDon't Cheat In Our Hometown, Honey (Open That Door), Wound Time Can't Erase

    Genres (Music)Country

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  • 3
    Ricky Skaggs
    9
    4

    Release Date1989

    TracksHe Was Onto Somethin' (So He Made You), Let It Be You, Heartbreak Hurricane

    Genres (Music)Country

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  • 4
    12
    9

    Release Date1982

    TracksDon't Think I'll Cry, Nothing Can Hurt You, Highway 40 Blues

    Length (mins)00:36:40

    Genres (Music)Country

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    Ricky Skaggs
    8
    4

    Release Date1984

    TracksTwo Highways, Patiently Waiting, Wheel Hoss

    Length (mins)00:34:03

    Genres (Music)Country, Bluegrass

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  • 6

    Release Date1981

    TracksCrying My Heart Out Over You, You May See Me Walkin', If That's the Way You Feel

    Genres (Music)Country, Bluegrass

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  • 7
    Ricky Skaggs, Kentucky Thunder
    6
    4

    Release Date1997

    TracksRidin' That Midnight Train, I Hope You've Learned, Drunken Driver

    Length (mins)00:35:07

    Genres (Music)Bluegrass

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    Ricky Skaggs, Kentucky Thunder
    4
    2

    Release Date2004

    TracksSally Jo, Brand New Strings, Enjoy the Ride

    Genres (Music)Bluegrass

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  • 10

    Release Date2000

    TracksDarlin' Corey, Rocky Road Blues, On the Old Kentucky Shore

    Length (mins)00:45:47

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  • 11
    Ricky Skaggs
    4
    0

    Release Date1982

    TracksRiver of Memory, (Say) Won't You Be Mine?, Think of What You've Done

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    Ricky Skaggs, Kentucky Thunder
    4
    0

    Release Date2001

    TracksMother's Only Sleeping, Too Far Down to Fall, Sawin' on the Strings

    Length (mins)00:35:10

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  • 13
    Ricky Skaggs
    2
    0

    Release Date1997

  • 14
    6
    2

    Release Date1986

    TracksWalkin' in Jerusalem, Raisin' the Dickens, A Hard Row to Hoe

    Length (mins)00:42:25

    Genres (Music)Country

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  • 15
    Ricky Skaggs
    4
    0

    Release Date1991

    TracksGive Us a Happy Home, You Can't Take It With You When You Go, Father Knows Best

    Length (mins)00:40:30

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    Ricky Skaggs, Kentucky Thunder
    4
    0

    Release Date1999

    TracksAre You Afraid to Die, Remember the Cross, The Joshua Generation

    Length (mins)00:45:16

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    Ricky Skaggs, Kentucky Thunder
    4
    3

    Release Date2006

    TracksCrossville, Dawgs' Breath, Gallatin Rag

    Length (mins)00:47:38

    Genres (Music)Bluegrass

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  • 18
    Ricky Skaggs
    4
    0

    TracksSan Antonio Rose, Highway 40 Blues, Lonesome for You

    Length (mins)00:34:17

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  • 19
    Ricky Skaggs
    4
    0

    Release Date1979

    TracksSweet Temptation, Baby Girl, Little Cabin Home On The Hill

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  • 20

    Release Date2008

    TracksWhen You're Lonely, It's Mighty Dark to Travel, Mother's Only Sleeping

    Genres (Music)Bluegrass

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  • 21

    Release Date2009

    TracksColonel Prentiss, Little Maggie, This World Is Not My Home

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  • 22
    6
    0

    Release Date1988

    TracksIf You Don't Believe the Bible, Lord, She Sure Is Good at Lovin' Me

    Length (mins)00:33:08

    Genres (Music)Country

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