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The Best Cramps Albums of All Time

Updated June 1, 2018 568 votes 173 voters 9.7k views9 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 Cramps albums, including pictures of the album covers when available. This Cramps discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top Cramps albums can be found at the top of the list. To make it easy for you, we haven't included The Cramps singles, EPs, or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio albums. If you think the greatest Cramps 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 Cramps album, then vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular.

If you want to know, "What is the best Cramps album of all time?" or "What are the top Cramps albums?" then this list will answer your questions. Albums include everything from Stay Sick! to A Date with Elvis. The American punk band made a series of great albums throughout their career, up until the unfortunate death of singer Lux Interior. 

This list of popular Cramps albums has been voted on by music fans around the world, so the order of this list isn't just one person's opinion. 

  • Songs the Lord Taught Us
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    1. TV Set
    2. Rock on the Moon
    3. Garbageman
    4. I Was a Teenage Werewolf
    5. Sunglasses After Dark
    6. The Mad Daddy
    7. Mystery Plane
    8. Zombie Dance
    9. What's Behind the Mask
    10. Strychnine
    11. I'm Cramped
    12. Tear It Up
    13. Fever

    • Release Date: 1980
    • Artist: The Cramps
    • Tracks: TV Set, Tear It Up, Mystery Plane
    • Genres (Music): Punk rock, Garage punk, Post-punk, Surf rock, Psychobilly
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  • Psychedelic Jungle
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    1. Green Fuz
    2. Goo Goo Muck
    3. Rockin' Bones
    4. Voodoo Idol
    5. Primitive
    6. Caveman
    7. The Crusher
    8. Don't Eat Stuff Off the Sidewalk
    9. Can't Find My Mind
    10. Jungle Hop
    11. The Natives Are Restless
    12. Under the Wires
    13. Beautiful Gardens
    14. Green Door

    • Release Date: 1981
    • Artist: The Cramps
    • Tracks: Under The Wires, Voodoo Idol, Green Fuz
    • Genres (Music): Garage punk, Psychobilly
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  • Big Beat From Badsville
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    1. Cramp Stomp
    2. God Monster
    3. It Thing Hard-On
    4. Like a Bad Girl Should
    5. Sheena's in a Goth Gang
    6. Queen of Pain
    7. Monkey With Your Tail
    8. Devil Behind That Bush
    9. Super Goo
    10. Hypno Sex Ray
    11. Burn She-Devil, Burn
    12. Wet Nightmare
    13. Badass Bug
    14. Haulass Hyena

    • Release Date: 1997
    • Artist: The Cramps
    • Tracks: Devil Behind That Bush, Wet Nightmare, God Monster
    • Length (mins): 00:43:22
    • Genres (Music): Garage punk, Psychobilly
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  • A Date With Elvis
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    1. How Far Can Too Far Go?
    2. The Hot Pearl Snatch
    3. People Ain't No Good
    4. What's Inside a Girl?
    5. Can Your Pussy Do the Dog?
    6. Kizmiaz
    7. Cornfed Dames
    8. Chicken
    9. (Hot Pool Of) Womanneed
    10. Aloha from Hell
    11. It's Just That Song

    • Release Date: 1986
    • Artist: The Cramps
    • Tracks: Chicken, Kizmiaz, What's Inside a Girl?
    • Length (mins): 00:36:30
    • Genres (Music): Garage punk, Psychobilly, Surf music
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