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The Best Waylon Jennings Albums of All Time 

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Updated June 14, 2019 1.5k votes 287 voters 10.7k views

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

One of the best outlaw country singers, Waylon Jennings is also one of the best country artists of all time. List of the best Waylon Jennings albums, including pictures of the album covers when available. This Waylon Jennings discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top Waylon Jennings albums can be found at the start of the list. The Honky Tonk Heroes singer is also remembered by early '80s TV fans as the Dukes of Hazzard narrator and theme song originator. Though he became of member of the class of 2001 Country Music Hall of Fame, in true outlaw style, he chose not to attend the ceremony. 

To make voting for your favorite records easier for you, we haven't included Waylon Jennings singles, EPs, or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio albums. If you think the greatest Waylon Jennings album isn't ranked highly enough, 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 Waylon Jennings album, then vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular.

If you want to know the best Waylon Jennings album of all time, this list will answer your question. Everything from Dreaming My Dreams to Waylon & Willie to Good Hearted Woman is included on this list. The popular Waylon Jennings CDs have been voted on by music fans around the world, so the order isn't just one person's opinion. 

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Dreaming My Dreams is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Waylon Jennings Albums of All Time
By Waylon Jennings (1975); Tracks: I've Been a Long Time Leaving (But I'll Be a Long Time Gone), I Recall a Gypsy Woman & Waymore's Blues

Producer: Jack Clement

Genres (Music): Country, Outlaw country

2
Honky Tonk Heroes is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Waylon Jennings Albums of All Time
By Waylon Jennings (1973); Tracks: Old Five and Dimers Like Me, Ride Me Down Easy & Honky Tonk Heroes

Genres (Music): Country, Outlaw country

3
The Ramblin' Man is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Waylon Jennings Albums of All Time
By Waylon Jennings (1974); Tracks: Cloudy Days, Rainy Day Woman & Memories of You and I

Genres (Music): Country, Outlaw country

4
Lonesome, On'ry and Mean... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Waylon Jennings Albums of All Time
By Waylon Jennings (1973); Tracks: Gone to Denver, Lay It Down & Pretend I Never Happened

Genres (Music): Country, Outlaw country

5
I've Always Been Crazy ... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Waylon Jennings Albums of All Time
By Waylon Jennings (1978); Tracks: Billy, As the 'Billy World Turns & Don't You Think This Outlaw Bit's Done Got Out of Hand

Genres (Music): Country, Outlaw country

6
This Time is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Waylon Jennings Albums of All Time
By Waylon Jennings (1974); Tracks: Pick Up the Tempo, Slow Movin' Outlaw & Mona

Genres (Music): Country, Outlaw country

7
Ol' Waylon is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Waylon Jennings Albums of All Time
By Waylon Jennings (1977); Tracks: Sweet Caroline, Belle of the Ball & Luckenbach

Producer: Chips Moman

Genres (Music): Country, Outlaw country

8
Are You Ready for the Co... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Waylon Jennings Albums of All Time
By Waylon Jennings (1976); Tracks: Precious Memories, Can't You See & Them Old Love Songs

Genres (Music): Country, Outlaw country

9
Waylon & Willie is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Waylon Jennings Albums of All Time
By Waylon Jennings and Willie Nelson (1978); Tracks: If You Can Touch Her at All, A Couple More Years & Don't Cuss the Fiddle

Genres (Music): Country, Outlaw country

10
Ladies Love Outlaws is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Waylon Jennings Albums of All Time
By Waylon Jennings (1972); Tracks: Frisco Depot, Ladies Love Outlaws & Thanks

Genres (Music): Country

11
Waylon is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Waylon Jennings Albums of All Time
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Good Hearted Woman is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Waylon Jennings Albums of All Time
By Waylon Jennings (1972); Tracks: Unsatisfied, It Should Be Easier Now & To Beat the Devil

Genres (Music): Country

13
The Taker / Tulsa is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Waylon Jennings Albums of All Time
By Waylon Jennings (1971); Tracks: (I'd Be) A Legend in My Time, You'll Look for Me & The Taker

Genres (Music): Country

14
Love of the Common Peopl... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Waylon Jennings Albums of All Time
By Waylon Jennings (1967); Tracks: I Tremble for You, Two Streaks of Steel & You've Got to Hide Your Love Away

Producer: Chet Atkins

Genres (Music): Country

15
Music Man is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Waylon Jennings Albums of All Time
By Waylon Jennings (1980); Tracks: He Went to Paris, Clyde & What About You

Genres (Music): Country, Outlaw country

16
The Eagle is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Waylon Jennings Albums of All Time
By Waylon Jennings (1990); Tracks: The Eagle, Waking Up With You & Too Close To Call

Genres (Music): Country, Outlaw country

17
Goin' Down Rockin': the ... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Waylon Jennings Albums of All Time
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Hangin' On is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Waylon Jennings Albums of All Time
By Waylon Jennings (1968); Tracks: The Crowd, Hangin' On & Right Before My Eyes

Producer: Chet Atkins

Genres (Music): Country

19
What Goes Around Comes A... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Waylon Jennings Albums of All Time
By Waylon Jennings (1979); Tracks: Another Man's Fool, What Goes Around & Out Among the Stars

Genres (Music): Country, Outlaw country

20
Will the Wolf Survive is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Waylon Jennings Albums of All Time
By Waylon Jennings (1986); Tracks: The Devil's Right Hand, The Shadow of Your Distant Friend & Where Does Love Go

Genres (Music): Country, Outlaw country

21
Waymore's Blues (Part II... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Waylon Jennings Albums of All Time
By Waylon Jennings (1994); Tracks: Wild Ones, This Train (Russell's Song) & Endangered Species

Genres (Music): Country, Outlaw country

22
Leather and Lace is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Waylon Jennings Albums of All Time
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Right for the Time is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Waylon Jennings Albums of All Time
By Waylon Jennings (1996); Tracks: Deep in the West, Hittin' the Bottle Again & Out of Jail

Genres (Music): Country, Outlaw country

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Just to Satisfy You is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Waylon Jennings Albums of All Time
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Only the Greatest is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Waylon Jennings Albums of All Time
By Waylon Jennings (1967); Tracks: California Sunshine, Sorrow (Breaks a Good Man Down) & Long Gone

Producer: Chet Atkins

Genres (Music): Country