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The best album by Grateful Dead is American Beauty which is ranked number 233 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 9,676.

Grateful Dead is ranked number 149 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 18,000.

Members who like this artist also like: Pink Floyd, The Beatles and The Rolling Stones.

Grateful Dead official website: http://www.dead.net

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Grateful Dead best albums

The following albums by Grateful Dead are ranked highest in the greatest album charts:

Sort byOverall Rank | Number of Charts | Average Rating | Number of Ratings | Release Date | Title
RankAlbumArtist
1.

American BeautyUnited States Grateful Dead
Year of Release:1970Appears in:336 charts
Rank in 1970:13Rank Score:9,676
Rank in 1970s58Overall Rank:233
Average Rating:  80/100 (500 votes)
Comments: 31 comments
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2.

Workingman's DeadUnited States Grateful Dead
Year of Release:1970Appears in:146 charts
Rank in 1970:29Rank Score:2,680
Rank in 1970s181Overall Rank:754
Average Rating:  80/100 (264 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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3.

Live/DeadUnited States Grateful Dead
Year of Release:1969Appears in:114 charts
Rank in 1969:37Rank Score:1,478
Rank in 1960s124Overall Rank:1,277
Average Rating:  80/100 (154 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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4.

Europe '72United States Grateful Dead
Year of Release:1972Appears in:48 charts
Rank in 1972:34Rank Score:1,043
Rank in 1970s363Overall Rank:1,710
Average Rating:  80/100 (88 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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5.

Anthem Of The SunUnited States Grateful Dead
Year of Release:1968Appears in:71 charts
Rank in 1968:42Rank Score:592
Rank in 1960s227Overall Rank:2,687
Average Rating:  76/100 (100 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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6.

The Grateful DeadUnited States Grateful Dead
Year of Release:1967Appears in:46 charts
Rank in 1967:47Rank Score:403
Rank in 1960s277Overall Rank:3,633
Average Rating:  76/100 (74 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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7.

Blues For AllahUnited States Grateful Dead
Year of Release:1975Appears in:31 charts
Rank in 1975:77Rank Score:368
Rank in 1970s735Overall Rank:3,901
Average Rating:  73/100 (67 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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Wake Of The FloodUnited States Grateful Dead
Year of Release:1973Appears in:19 charts
Rank in 1973:83Rank Score:345
Rank in 1970s766Overall Rank:4,116
Average Rating:  75/100 (53 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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AoxomoxoaUnited States Grateful Dead
Year of Release:1969Appears in:40 charts
Rank in 1969:89Rank Score:287
Rank in 1960s334Overall Rank:4,728
Average Rating:  75/100 (58 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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ReckoningUnited States Grateful Dead
Year of Release:1981Appears in:17 charts
Rank in 1981:97Rank Score:260
Rank in 1980s819Overall Rank:5,119
Average Rating:  73/100 (39 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Overall band rank: 149

This may not be a complete discography for Grateful Dead. This listing only shows those albums by this artist that appear in at least one chart on this site. If an album is 'missing' that you think deserves to be here, you can include it in your own chart from the My Charts page!

Grateful Dead best tracks

#TrackRating
1.Dark Star
(from the album Live/Dead)
 89/100 (37 votes)
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2.Friend Of The Devil
(from the album American Beauty)
 87/100 (105 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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3.Box Of Rain
(from the album American Beauty)
 87/100 (100 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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4.Touch Of Grey
(from the album In The Dark)
 86/100 (18 votes)
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5.St. Stephen
(from the album Live/Dead)
 86/100 (29 votes)
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6.Uncle John's Band
(from the album Workingman's Dead)
 85/100 (55 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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7.Truckin'
(from the album American Beauty)
 85/100 (97 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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8.Sugar Magnolia
(from the album American Beauty)
 84/100 (87 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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9.Casey Jones
(from the album Workingman's Dead)
 84/100 (47 votes)
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10.Ripple
(from the album American Beauty)
 84/100 (86 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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11.Turn On Your Love Light
(from the album Live/Dead)
 84/100 (24 votes)
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12.The Eleven
(from the album Live/Dead)
 83/100 (29 votes)
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13.Death Don't Have No Mercy
(from the album Live/Dead)
 82/100 (23 votes)
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14.That's It For The Other One
(from the album Anthem Of The Sun)
 82/100 (23 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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15.Franklin' Tower
(from the album Blues For Allah)
 82/100 (12 votes)
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16.China Cat Sunflower
(from the album Aoxomoxoa)
 82/100 (7 votes)
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17.Dire Wolf
(from the album Workingman's Dead)
 81/100 (34 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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18.Eyes Of The World
(from the album Wake Of The Flood)
 81/100 (4 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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19.Brokedown Palace
(from the album American Beauty)
 81/100 (73 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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20.New Potato Caboose
(from the album Anthem Of The Sun)
 80/100 (15 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Grateful Dead ratings

Average Rating: 
78/100 (from 54 votes)
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From jackbrown8786 10/24/2016 22:52
just barely in the top 150 artists... they have at least 150 live albums, lol, some of which are nearly 100 CDs long (not a typo, see: 30 Trips Around the Sun). define epic, lol. they probably have the record for "most side project bands" as well, most likely in the lead by twice as much as the #2 band, w/e that might be. they're not just in a band, they didn't just influence a ton of bands, but they're actually directly responsible for 2 dozen bands. how they did it in a single lifetime is puzzling. you can't even rate these guys properly b/c you aren't familiar with a significant enough fraction of their work.

this music was their entire, long lives. easily top 5 most underrated artists on this site. I know an awesome guy who likes all older music and this is his fav band.

this site says enough: "Members who like this artist also like: Pink Floyd, The Beatles and The Rolling Stones." I could have predicted that.
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From O.T. 01/22/2016 00:46
An outstanding force. Maybe the most inventive of all who followed the Beatles, either in songwriting as for opening new spaces. The sweetest harmonies, the darkest dissonances, the wisest words and the dullest moments, the most caring and the most demanding to their fans.
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From ironryan 11/17/2014 21:38
Unbelievable that the Grateful Dead isn't in the top 10 artists. Seems like people's ratings are based on which artists can produce the most hit singles in a recording studio.

The Grateful Dead has played thousands and thousands of shows, each show being unique and each song being played in a unique way. Their instrumental talent is top notch, the lyrics are deep and far reaching. I really can't say enough.

Bands like R.E.M. and U2 literally manufacturer their music for the masses. Their music is catchy at best.
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From GoJetsGo 08/13/2013 00:56
They're OK, but the music doesn't match the cultural presence.
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From skelter54 06/02/2013 19:39
A very good band.
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From gdhead4ever 05/26/2013 02:32
The Dead sound lives on and on and on. Spirited music for the ages. Have you got it now? Give it a try -- you will never be the same once you get it.
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