100 Greatest Live Rock Albums

Criteria: These Live Albums are ranked by Popularity, Influence and Impact.

Live Rock Albums

1. James Brown
Live At The Apollo
2. The Who
Live At Leeds
3. The Allman Brothers
At Fillmore East
4. Jerry Lee Lewis
Live At The Star Club
5. Ray Charles
In Person
6. Johnny Cash
At Folsom Prison
7. Deep Purple
Made In Japan
8. The Rolling Stones
Get Yer Ya Ya's Out
9. Bob Dylan
The Royal Albert Hall Concert
10. Peter Frampton
Frampton Comes Alive
11. Sam Cooke
At Harlem Square Club
12. Jimi Hendrix
Band of Gypsies
13. KISS
14. The MC5
Kick Out The Jams
15. Bob Marley & The Wailers
16. James Brown
Live At The Apollo Volume Two
17. The Grateful Dead
Live Dead
18. Donny Hathaway
19. Etta James
Rocks The House!
20. Motorhead
No Sleep Til Hammersmith
21. Neil Young
Live Rust
22. Gene Chandler
Live At The Regal
23. Ike & Tina Turner
What You Hear Is What You Get: Live At Carnegie Hall
24. Otis Redding
Live In Europe
25. Elvis Presley
In Person At The International Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada
26. Curtis Mayfield
Curtis Live
27. U2
Under A Blood Red Sky
28. James Brown
Say It Live & Loud: Live In Dallas 8.26.68
29. Aretha Franklin
Live At Fillmore West
30. Ray Charles
At Newport
31. War
War Live
32. AC/DC
If You Want Blood, You've Got It
33. Solomon Burke
Soul Alive!
34. Lynyrd Skynryd
One More For The Road
35. Bob Dylan & The Band
Before The Flood
36. Sam Cooke
At The Copa
37. Johnny Cash
At San Quentin
38. The Yardbirds
Five Live Yardbirds
39. Quicksilver Messenger Service
Happy Trails
40. Queen
Live At Wembley '86
41. Ozzy Osbourne/Randy Rhodes
42. Gil Scott-Heron
Small Talk At 125th & Lenox
43. The Beach Boys
In Concert (1974)
44. Cheap Trick
At Budokan
45. Jefferson Airplane
Bless Its Pointed Little Head
46. Rush
Exit-Stage Left
47. The Roots
The Roots Come Alive
48. Bob Marley
Babylon By Bus
49. James Brown
Pure Dynamite: Live At The Royal
50. Aretha Franklin
Amazing Grace
51. Simon & Garfunkel
Live In Central Park
52. Talking Heads
Stop Making Sense
53. Jerry Lee Lewis
The Greatest Live Show On Earth
54. Cream
Live Cream Vol. 1
55. The Temptations
56. Billy Joel
Songs In The Attic
57. Rory Gallagher
Irish Tour
58. Parliament
Parliament Live/P-Funk Earth Tour
59. Thin Lizzy
Live & Dangerous
60. Robin Trower
61. Derek & The Dominos
In Concert/Live At The Fillmore
62. The Meters
Uptown Rulers: The Meters Live On The Queen Mary
63. The Ventures
On Stage
64. Boogie Down Productions
Live Hardcore Worldwide
65. Iron Maiden
Live After Death
66. The Beach Boys
Concert (1964)
67. Elvis Presley
At Madison Square Garden
68. Van Morrison
It's Too Late To Stop Now
69. Joe Cocker
Mad Dogs & Englishmen
70. Foghat
71. Marvin Gaye
Live At The London Palladium
72. Talking Heads
The Name Of This Band Is Talking Heads
73. King Curtis
Live At Fillmore West
74. Lou Reed
Rock 'n' Roll Animal
75. Stevie Wonder
Little Stevie Wonder/The 12 Year Old Genius
76. Jeff Buckley
Live At L'Olympia
77. James Brown
Love, Power, Peace: Live At The Olympia, Paris, 1971.
78. Otis Redding
In Person At The Whisky A Go-Go
79. The O'Jays
Live In London
80. The Blues Brothers
A Briefcase Full Of Blues
81. The Grateful Dead
Dick's Picks Volume 4
82. Erykah Badu
83. Bob Seger
Live Bullet
84. The Everly Brothers
Reunion Concert
85. The Beatles
Live At The Hollywood Bowl
86. Little Feat
Waiting For Columbus
87. Ike & Tina Turner
Live! The Ike & Tina Turner Show
88. Commodores
89. Dion & The Belmonts
Reunion At Madison Square Garden
90. The Velvet Underground
Live At Max's Kansas City
91. George Thorogood
92. The Jacksons
Jacksons Live
93. Yes
94. James Brown
At Madison Square Garden
95. Emerson, Lake & Palmer
Welcome Back My Friends To The Show That Never Ends
96. Judas Priest
Unleashed In The East
97. Bruce Springsteen
Live In New York City
98. Led Zeppelin
The Song Remains The Same
99. Esther Phillips
100. Jimi Hendrix
Live At The Fillmore East


1. Cream
Wheels Of Fire
2. James Brown
Sex Machine
3. Elvis Presley
From Memphis To Vegas
4. Earth, Wind & Fire
5. Neil Young
Rust Never Sleeps
6. ZZ Top
7. The Allman Brothers
Eat A Peach
8. Donna Summer
Live And More
9. Pink Floyd
10. Jackson Browne
Running On Empty
11. The Eagles
Hell Freezes Over
12. Frank Zappa
Weasles Ripped My Flesh
13. Elvis Presley
Moody Blue
14. The Kinks
Everybody's In Show Biz
15. Heart
Greatest Hits/Live
16. Gil Scott-Heron
It's Your World
17. The Chambers Brothers
Love, Peace & Happiness
18. Canned Heat
Living the Blues
19. Chuck Berry
The London Sessions
20. Teddy Pendergrass
Teddy Live! Coast To Coast


1. Elvis Presley
Elvis: The '68 Comeback Special
2. Nirvana
Unplugged In New York City
3. Led Zeppelin
The BBC Sessions
4. Eric Clapton
5. The Beatles
Live At The BBC
6. Elvis Presley
Aloha From Hawaii Via Satellite
7. Cream
BBC Sessions
8. Jay-Z
9. Roy Orbison
A Black & White Night Live
10. David Bowie
Bowie At The Beeb
11. The Who
BBC Sessions
12. Elvis Presley
Louisiana Hayride (The Beginning Years 1954-1956)
13. Bob Marley
Talkin' Blues
14. Pat Travers
King Biscuit Flower Hour
15. Alicia Keys
16. The Supremes & The Temptations
17. Jimi Hendrix Experience
Radio One
18. The Jackson Five
Goin' Back To Indiana
19. Al Stewart
The Live Radio Concert
20. Foghat
King Biscuit Flower Hour

(features multiple artists performing separately)

1. Otis Redding/Jimi Hendrix
Monterey International Pop Festival
2. The Band
The Last Waltz
3. Stax/Volt Revue
Volumes One & Two
4. George Harrison
Concert For Bangladesh
5. Saturday Night At The Uptown
6. Fillmore: The Last Days
7. Motor-Town Review: Volume 1; 1963
8. The Great 1955 Shrine Concert (inc. Sam Cooke w/ The Soul Stirrers)
9. The Isley Brothers
Live At Yankee Stadium
10. Funky Broadway: Live At The 5/4
11. Eric Clapton
Rainbow Concert
12. Carlos Santana & Buddy Miles

(3 albums or more)

1. Monterey International Pop Festival
2. Bruce Springsteen & The E-Street Band
Live 1975-1985
3. Led Zeppelin
How The West Was Won
4. Woodstock
5. Elvis Presley
A Golden Collection
6. Wings
Wings Over America
7. Metallica
Live Shit: Binge & Purge
8. Wattstax: The Living Word - Vols. 1 & 2
9. Eric Clapton
Crossroads Two: Live In The Seventies
10. Rush
Rush In Rio

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Last Updated: 2013-05-30