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The Best Band Albums of All Time

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

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

If you want to know, "What is the best Band album of all time?" or "What are the top Band albums?" then this list will answer your questions. Albums on this list include The Band and Music from Big Pink.

This list of popular Band 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 fact-based list to build your own just like it, re-rank it to fit your opinions, then publish it to share it on Facebook, Twitter or any other social sites you frequent.
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  • Photo: Jeremy G. (Jayme Rose) / Flickr
    • Artist: The Band
    • Release Date: 1968
    • Producer: John Simon
    • Tracks: This Wheel's on Fire, In a Station, Caledonia Mission
    • Length (mins): 00:42:05
    • Label: Capitol Records
    • Genres (Music): Rock music, Americana, Folk rock, Roots rock
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    • Artist: The Band
    • Release Date: 1969
    • Producer: John Simon
    • Tracks: The Unfaithful Servant, King Harvest (Has Surely Come) (alternate performance), The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down (alternate mix)
    • Length (mins): 00:43:58
    • Label: Capitol Records
    • Genres (Music): Rock music, Americana, Roots rock, Southern rock
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    • Artist: The Band
    • Release Date: 1970
    • Tracks: The Rumor, Just Another Whistle Stop, Time to Kill
    • Length (mins): 00:36:13
    • Genres (Music): Rock music, Roots rock
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    • Artist: The Band, Bob Dylan
    • Release Date: 1975
    • Producer: Bob Dylan, Robbie Robertson
    • Tracks: Don’t Ya Tell Henry, Lo and Behold!, Katie’s Been Gone
    • Label: Columbia
    • Genres (Music): Rock music, Country, Folk music, Roots rock, Blues
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