Best Live Albums of All Time

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(only one album per band, unreliable after 1999)
  1. MC5: Kick Out the Jams (1969)
  2. Velvet Underground: 1969 (1974)
  3. Grateful Dead: Live/Dead (1969)
  4. Doors: Absolutely Live (1970)
  5. Talking Heads: The Name of this Band is Talking Heads
  6. Bruce Springsteen: Live 1975-85 (1986)
  7. Bob Dylan: Before the Flood (1974)
  8. Pere Ubu: 390 Degrees of Simulated Stereo (1981)
  9. SubArachnoid Space: Almost Invisible (1997)
  10. Von Lmo: Red Resistor (1996)
  11. Lydia Lunch: The Agony is the Ecstasy (1982)
  12. Phish: A Live One (Elektra, 1995)
  13. Cream: Wheels of Fire (1968)
  14. Neil Young: Arc-Weld (1991)
  15. Pink Floyd: Ummagumma (1969)
  16. Fushitsusha: Fushitsusha (1989)
  17. Deep Purple: Made in Japan
  18. Rolling Stones: Get Yer Ya-Ya’s Out (1970)
  19. Led Zeppelin: The Song Remains the Same (1976)
  20. Tom Petty: Pack Up the Plantation (1985)
  21. Allman Brothers: At Fillmore East (1971)
  22. Nick Cave: Live Seeds (1993)
  23. Taj Mahal Travellers: July 15, 1972
  24. Throbbing Gristle: Heathen Earth (1980)
  25. Janis Joplin: In Concert (1972)
  26. Husker Du: The Living End (1994)
  27. Motorhead: No Sleep ‘Til Hammersmith (1981)
  28. Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young: 4 Way Street (1971)
  29. Lou Reed: Rock and Roll Animal
  30. Who: Live at Leeds (1970)
  31. Fishmans: 98.12.28 Otokotachi no Wakare (Polydor, 1999)
  32. Replacements: The Shit Hits the Fans (1985)
  33. Little Feat: Waiting for Columbus (1978)
  34. Traffic: Welcome to the Canteen (1971)
  35. Soundgarden: Live on I-5 (2011)
  36. Queen: Live Killers (1979)
  37. Fiery Furnaces: Remember (2008)
  38. Frank Zappa: Roxy & Elsewhere (1974)
  39. U2: Under a Blood Red Sky (1983)
  40. Jefferson Airplane: Bless It's Pointed Little Head (1969)
  41. AC/DC: If You Want Blood, You've Got It (1978)
  42. Joni Mitchell: Miles of Aisles (1974)
  43. Yes: Yessongs (1973)
  44. James Brown: Live at the Apollo (1963)
  45. The Dead Kennedy's: Live At The Deaf Club (2004)
  46. Thin Lizzy: Live and Dangerous (1978)
  47. Bad Religion: Tested (1997)
  48. R.E.M.: Live At The Olympia (2009)
  49. Metallica: Live Shit: Binge & Purge (1993)
  50. Emerson, Lake & Palmer: Welcome Back My Friends to the Show That Never Ends (1974)
  51. Johnny Cash: At Folsom Prison (1968)
  52. Clash: From Here to Eternity (1999)
  53. Taj Mahal: Real Thing (1971)
  54. Lynyrd Skynyrd: One More From the Road (1976)
  55. Blue Oyster Cult: Some Enchanted Evening (1978)
  56. Genesis: Seconds Out (1977)
  57. Slayer: Decade of Aggression (1991)
  58. Wilco: Kicking Television (2005)
  59. Cramps: Smell Of Female (1983)
  60. Ramones: It's Alive (1979)
  61. Neurosis: Live At Roadburn (2007)
  62. Rush: Exit...Stage Left (1981)
  63. Dire Straits: Alchemy (1984)
  64. Blues Traveler: Live From The Fall
  65. Iron Maiden: Live After Death (1985)
  66. Tom Waits: Glitter And Doom (2009)
  67. Byrds: Untitled (1970)
  68. Police: Live (1995)
  69. Peter Frampton: Comes Alive
  70. Sleater-Kinney: Live In Paris (2017)
  71. Bjork: Live Box (2003)
  72. Neko Case: The Tigers Have Spoken (2004)
  73. Colosseum: Live (1971)
  74. King Crimson: The Great Deceiver (1992)
  75. Pearl Jam: Live On Two Legs (1998)
  76. LCD Soundsystem: The Long Goodbye (2014)
  77. Todd Rundgren: Back to the Bars (1978)
  78. Black Lips: Los Valientes Del Mundo Nuevo (2007)
  79. Smiths: Rank (1988)
  80. Robyn Hitchcock: Gotta Let This Hen Out (1985)
  81. Muse: HAARP (2008)
  82. Dance Hall Crashers: The Live Record (2000)
  83. Black Flag: Who's Got The 10 1/2? (1986)
  84. Social Distortion: Live At The Roxy (1998)
  85. NoMeansNo: Live and Cuddly (1991)
  86. Kiss: Alive (1975)
  87. Daft Punk: Alive 1997 (1997)
  88. Cheap Trick: At Budokan (1979)
  89. Judas Priest: Unleashed In The East (1979)
  90. White Stripes: Under Great White Northern Lights (2009)
  91. Eagles: Live (1980)
  92. Red Hot Chili Peppers: Live in Hyde Park (2004)
  93. Jethro Tull: Bursting Out (1978)
  94. Ry Cooder: Show Time (1977)
  95. Hawkwind: Space Ritual
  96. John Martyn: Live at Leeds (1975)
  97. Roxy Music: Viva (1976)
  98. Nirvana: MTV Unplugged in New York (1994)