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The Best Waylon Jennings Albums of All Time

Updated June 14, 2019 1.6k votes 311 voters 11.3k views

List RulesThis 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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  • 1
    Dreaming My Dreams is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Waylon Jennings Albums of All Time

    ArtistWaylon Jennings

    ProducerJack Clement

    TracksI've Been a Long Time Leaving (But I'll Be a Long Time Gone), I Recall a Gypsy Woman, Waymore's Blues

    Genres (Music)Country, Outlaw country

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    Honky Tonk Heroes is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Waylon Jennings Albums of All Time

    ArtistWaylon Jennings

    TracksOld Five and Dimers Like Me, Ride Me Down Easy, Honky Tonk Heroes

    Genres (Music)Country, Outlaw country

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    Lonesome, On'ry and Mean is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Waylon Jennings Albums of All Time

    ArtistWaylon Jennings

    TracksGone to Denver, Lay It Down, Pretend I Never Happened

    Genres (Music)Country, Outlaw country

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    The Ramblin' Man is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Waylon Jennings Albums of All Time

    ArtistWaylon Jennings

    TracksCloudy Days, Rainy Day Woman, Memories of You and I

    Genres (Music)Country, Outlaw country

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    I've Always Been Crazy is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Waylon Jennings Albums of All Time

    ArtistWaylon Jennings

    TracksBilly, As the 'Billy World Turns, Don't You Think This Outlaw Bit's Done Got Out of Hand

    Genres (Music)Country, Outlaw country

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    This Time is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Waylon Jennings Albums of All Time
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    ArtistWaylon Jennings

    TracksPick Up the Tempo, Slow Movin' Outlaw, Mona

    Genres (Music)Country, Outlaw country

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    Ol' Waylon is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Waylon Jennings Albums of All Time
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    ArtistWaylon Jennings

    ProducerChips Moman

    TracksSweet Caroline, Belle of the Ball, Luckenbach

    Genres (Music)Country, Outlaw country

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    Are You Ready for the Country is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Waylon Jennings Albums of All Time

    ArtistWaylon Jennings

    TracksPrecious Memories, Can't You See, Them Old Love Songs

    Genres (Music)Country, Outlaw country

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    Waylon & Willie is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Waylon Jennings Albums of All Time

    ArtistWaylon Jennings, Willie Nelson

    TracksIf You Can Touch Her at All, A Couple More Years, Don't Cuss the Fiddle

    Genres (Music)Country, Outlaw country

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    Ladies Love Outlaws is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Waylon Jennings Albums of All Time

    ArtistWaylon Jennings

    TracksFrisco Depot, Ladies Love Outlaws, Thanks

    Genres (Music)Country

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    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

    ArtistWaylon Jennings

    TracksUnsatisfied, It Should Be Easier Now, To Beat the Devil

    Genres (Music)Country

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    The Eagle is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Waylon Jennings Albums of All Time
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    ArtistWaylon Jennings

    TracksThe Eagle, Waking Up With You, Too Close To Call

    Genres (Music)Country, Outlaw country

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    The Taker / Tulsa is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Waylon Jennings Albums of All Time

    ArtistWaylon Jennings

    Tracks(I'd Be) A Legend in My Time, You'll Look for Me, The Taker

    Genres (Music)Country

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    Music Man is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Waylon Jennings Albums of All Time
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    ArtistWaylon Jennings

    TracksHe Went to Paris, Clyde, What About You

    Genres (Music)Country, Outlaw country

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    What Goes Around Comes Around is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Waylon Jennings Albums of All Time

    ArtistWaylon Jennings

    TracksAnother Man's Fool, What Goes Around, Out Among the Stars

    Genres (Music)Country, Outlaw country

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    Love of the Common People is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Waylon Jennings Albums of All Time

    ArtistWaylon Jennings

    ProducerChet Atkins

    TracksI Tremble for You, Two Streaks of Steel, You've Got to Hide Your Love Away

    Genres (Music)Country

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    Goin' Down Rockin': the Last R is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Waylon Jennings Albums of All Time
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    Just to Satisfy You is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Waylon Jennings Albums of All Time
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    Will the Wolf Survive is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Waylon Jennings Albums of All Time

    ArtistWaylon Jennings

    TracksThe Devil's Right Hand, The Shadow of Your Distant Friend, Where Does Love Go

    Genres (Music)Country, Outlaw country

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    Leather and Lace is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Waylon Jennings Albums of All Time
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    Cedartown, Georgia is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Waylon Jennings Albums of All Time
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    Waymore's Blues (Part II) is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Waylon Jennings Albums of All Time

    ArtistWaylon Jennings

    TracksWild Ones, This Train (Russell's Song), Endangered Species

    Genres (Music)Country, Outlaw country

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    Only the Greatest is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Waylon Jennings Albums of All Time

    ArtistWaylon Jennings

    ProducerChet Atkins

    TracksCalifornia Sunshine, Sorrow (Breaks a Good Man Down), Long Gone

    Genres (Music)Country

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    Right for the Time is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Waylon Jennings Albums of All Time

    ArtistWaylon Jennings

    TracksDeep in the West, Hittin' the Bottle Again, Out of Jail

    Genres (Music)Country, Outlaw country

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