Top 20 Double Albums

Double albums are generally released as such because the recording is longer than the capacity of the medium, either records or CDs. To make the list compilation more specific, live albums, compilations, reissues with bonus discs and box sets were excluded (to be featured another time). Which is your favorite double album?

  1. The White Album by The Beatles
  2. The Wall by Pink Floyd
  3. Songs in the Key of Life by Stevie Wonder
  4. London Calling by The Clash
  5. Blonde on Blonde by Bob Dylan
  6. Exile on Main Street by The Rolling Stones
  7. Electric Ladyland by Jimi Hendrix
  8. Bitches Brew by Miles Davis
  9. Goodbye Yellow Brick Road by Elton John
  10. Rattle and Hum by U2
  11. The Name of This Band is Talking Heads by Talking Heads
  12. Wheels of Fire by Cream
  13. Mad Dogs and Englishmen by Joe Cocker
  14. Orphans, Brawlers, Bawlers, & Bastards by Tom Waits
  15. Tommy by The Who
  16. Being There by Wilco
  17. Black Moses by Isaac Hayes
  18. Kiss Me, Kiss Me, Kiss Me by The Cure
  19. Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs by Derek and the Dominos
  20. The Chicago Transit Authority by Chicago

Written by Tara on December 2, 2010


cb on December 6, 2010


The Smashing Pumpkins' "Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness" and Phish's "A Live One" were pretty important albums to me when I was younger.

More recently, I have enjoyed LCD Soundsystem's self-title and Nellie McKay's "Get Away From Me."

mb on January 11, 2011


Songs in the Key of Life is one of the best! Other faves for me include Genesis - Seconds Out and Santana - Moonflower

Anonymous on February 20, 2016


Let's not forget the '85 album Chess, as well as The Electric Light Orchestra's Out Of The Blue, Dan Fogelberg's The Innocent Age and even Planet P's Pink World

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