|First posted 8/11/2011; last updated 12/2/2020.|
The Top 100 Albums
This list was devised by aggregating more than 50 best-of lists focused on R&B and soul albums. These figures were averaged with the albums’ overall status in Dave’s Music Database to create this list. Note: there are references in the comments section to albums no longer on this list because of revisions.
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1. Marvin Gaye What’s Going On (1971)
11. Otis Redding Otis Blue (1965)
21. Various artists (Whitney Houston et al) The Bodyguard (soundtrack, 1992)
31. Michael Jackson Dangerous (1991)
41. Anita Baker Rapture (1986)
51. Various Artists (Bee Gees et al) Saturday Night Fever (soundtrack, 1977)
61. Mary J. Blige My Life (1994)
71. Mariah Carey Daydream (1995)
81. Gladys Knight & the Pips Imagination (1973)
91. The Miracles Going to a Go-Go (1965)
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