Best Double Albums Ever

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The Top Ten

1 The Wall - Pink Floyd
2 The Beatles (The White Album) - The Beatles

Best

3 Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness - Smashing Pumpkins
4 The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway - Genesis
5 Evita - Madonna
6 Quadrophenia - The Who
7 Lift Your Skinny Fists Like Antennas to Heaven - Godspeed You! Black Emperor
8 Soundtracks for the Blind - Swans
9 Stadium Arcadium - Red Hot Chili Peppers
10 Electric Ladyland - Jimi Hendrix Experience

The Contenders

11 The Powers that B - Death Grips
12 Moonflower - Santana
13 Being There - Wilco
14 Exile On Main St. - Rolling Stones
15 Physical Graffiti - Led Zeppelin
16 Odessa - Bee Gees
17 Tommy - The Who
18 The Fragile - Nine Inch Nails

How was this not on this list already? - cjWriter1997

19 Blonde On Blonde - Bob Dylan

Many people don't really give this album a chance, its not one of those albums in which you realize the genius from the very first listen. It took me many listens to like this album and even more to love it. It may take a lot of work but its worth it once you realize this is the best album of time.
Oh and by the way Godspeed at 13! Yeah

20 Mesmerize/Hypnotize - System of a Down
21 London Calling - The Clash
22 Chicago Transit Authority - Chicago

Better than the other double albums

23 Goodbye Yellow Brick Road - Elton John
24 History: Past, Present & Future Book 1 - Michael Jackson

CD1: The best songs of "Off the wall", "Thriller", "Bad", and "Dangerous"
CD2: 15 other INCREDIBLE Hyper-songs and important songs in your life
History: Best album of all world time

25 Six Degrees of Inner Turbulence - Dream Theater
26 Songs in the Key of Life - Stevie Wonder
27 At Fillmore East - Allman Brothers Band
28 Tago Mago - Can
29 Bitches Brew - Mile Davis
30 History: Past, Present and Future, Book I - Michael Jackson
31 The River - Bruce Springsteen
32 Freak Out! - The Mothers of Invention

The second double album to be released (after Blonde on Blonde). It amazes me that Zappa was able to release a double album as his first record. - Gg2000

33 Wheels of Fire - Cream

The album had two discs, a "studio" disc and a "live" disc. - Gg2000

34 Tusk - Fleetwood Mac

After the smash success of Rumours, the band felt ambitious enough to release an entire double album. Unfortunately, this is considered to be part of the album's lack of success compared to Rumours. - Gg2000

35 Trout Mask Replica - Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band

I remember a quote from Matt Groening saying that when he originally heard the album, he cursed Frank Zappa for recommending it to the world because double albums were so expensive. Then, after several listens, he started to understand it and became enamored with it. - Gg2000

36 Eat a Peach - The Allman Brothers Band

This album mixes studio material with live material, and successfully cemented Duane Allman's legacy as a guitarist. - Gg2000

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1. Lift Your Skinny Fists Like Antennas to Heaven - Godspeed You! Black Emperor
2. Soundtracks for the Blind - Swans
3. Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness - Smashing Pumpkins
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1. The Beatles (The White Album) - The Beatles
2. The Wall - Pink Floyd
3. The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway - Genesis
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1. The Wall - Pink Floyd
2. The Beatles (The White Album) - The Beatles
3. Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness - Smashing Pumpkins
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