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Lists: CMT’s Top 40 Country Albums

For this, they disregarded everything before 1962, which I must say is a bit ridiculous. Interesting list though, you may find some country on here that you’ve never heard of before. Might make you look for the other half’s copy of Shania Twain too!

40
Kenny Rogers
The Gambler (1978)

39
Elvis Presley
Moody Blue (1977)

38
Various Artists
O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000)

37
Charlie Rich
Behind Closed Doors (1973)

36
The Judds
Why Not Me? (1984)

35
Waylon Jennings
Dreaming My Dreams (1975)

34
Linda Ronstadt
Heart Like a Wheel (1974)

33
Gram Parsons
Grievous Angel (1974)

32
Alabama
Mountain Music (1982)

31
Alison Krauss
Now That I’ve Found You: A Collection (1995) [Compilation]

30
Reba McEntire
For My Broken Heart (1991)

29
Lester Flatt & Earl Scruggs
At Carnegie Hall! (1963)

28
Johnny Cash
American Recordings (1994)

27
Steve Earle
Guitar Town (1986)

26
Dolly Parton
Jolene (1974)

25
Buck Owens
The Carnegie Hall Concert (1966)

24
Dwight Yoakam
Guitars, Cadillacs, Etc., Etc. (1986)

23
Rosanne Cash
Seven Year Ache (1981)

22
Rodney Crowell
Diamonds & Dirt (1988)

21
Bill Monroe
Bean Blossom (1973)

20
Emmylou Harris
Blue Kentucky Girl (1979)

19
Randy Travis
Storms of Life (1986)

18
Loretta Lynn
Van Lear Rose (2004)

17
Merle Haggard
Okie From Muskogee (1969)

16
Hank Williams, Jr.
Whiskey Bent and Hell Bound (1979)

15
Dixie Chicks
Home (2002)

14
Clint Black
Killin’ Time (1989)

13
Alan Jackson
A Lot About Livin’ (And a Little ‘Bout Love) (1992)

12
Faith Hill
Breathe (1999)

11
Tammy Wynette & George Jones
Golden Ring (1976)

10
Waylon Jennings
Honky Tonk Heroes (1973)

9
The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band
Will the Circle Be Unbroken (1972)

8
Shania Twain
The Woman in Me (1995)

7
Waylon Jennings / Willie Nelson / Jessi Colter / Tompall Glaser
Wanted! The Outlaws (1976) [Compilation]

6
Kris Kristofferson
Me and Bobby McGee (1971)

5
George Strait
Ocean Front Property (1987)

4
Garth Brooks
No Fences (1990)

3
Johnny Cash
At Folsom Prison (1968)

2
Ray Charles
Modern Sounds in Country and Western Music (1962)

1
Willie Nelson
Red Headed Stranger (1975)

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