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List Rules Only the official albums released by labels.

What's the best grateful dead album? This is a full list of all the Dead's official label releases... it seemed too daunting to try and rank anything else regarding GD. Vote for your favorites and let's see which album is everyone's favorite! To vote on a list that doesn't include live albums, check out Top Grateful Dead Albums.
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155 23
American Beauty is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Official, Non-Archival Grateful Dead Albums
American Beauty Grateful Dead

2
140 21
Workingman's Dead is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Official, Non-Archival Grateful Dead Albums
Workingman's Dead Grateful Dead

3
99 29
Europe '72 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Official, Non-Archival Grateful Dead Albums
Europe '72

4
93 28
Live/Dead is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Official, Non-Archival Grateful Dead Albums
Live/Dead

5
70 24
Terrapin Station is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Official, Non-Archival Grateful Dead Albums
Terrapin Station Grateful Dead

6
75 29
From the Mars Hotel is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Official, Non-Archival Grateful Dead Albums
From the Mars Hotel Grateful Dead

7
68 25
Aoxomoxoa is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Official, Non-Archival Grateful Dead Albums
Aoxomoxoa Grateful Dead

8
76 31
Wake of the Flood is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Official, Non-Archival Grateful Dead Albums
Wake of the Flood Grateful Dead

9
73 29
Blues for Allah is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Official, Non-Archival Grateful Dead Albums
Blues for Allah Grateful Dead

10
53 20
Grateful Dead is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Official, Non-Archival Grateful Dead Albums
Grateful Dead

11
63 29
Anthem of the Sun is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Official, Non-Archival Grateful Dead Albums
Anthem of the Sun Grateful Dead

12
52 21
Reckoning is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Official, Non-Archival Grateful Dead Albums
Reckoning

13
48 22
In the Dark is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Official, Non-Archival Grateful Dead Albums
In the Dark Grateful Dead

14
43 30
Shakedown Street is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Official, Non-Archival Grateful Dead Albums
Shakedown Street Grateful Dead

The Best Eric Clapton Albums of All Time

15
27 20
Without a Net is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Official, Non-Archival Grateful Dead Albums
Without a Net Wayne Shorter, Wayne Shorter Quartet

16
18 17
Dead Set is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Official, Non-Archival Grateful Dead Albums
Dead Set

17
20 21
The Grateful Dead is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Official, Non-Archival Grateful Dead Albums
The Grateful Dead Grateful Dead

18
20 22
Steal Your Face is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Official, Non-Archival Grateful Dead Albums

19
14 18
History of the Grateful Dead, ... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Official, Non-Archival Grateful Dead Albums
History of the Grateful Dead, Volume One

20
25 32
Go to Heaven is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Official, Non-Archival Grateful Dead Albums
Go to Heaven Grateful Dead

21
21 30
Built to Last is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Official, Non-Archival Grateful Dead Albums
Built to Last Grateful Dead

22
9 21
Birth of the Dead is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Official, Non-Archival Grateful Dead Albums
Birth of the Dead

23
13 32
Dylan & The Dead is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Official, Non-Archival Grateful Dead Albums
Dylan & The Dead