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This is a list of the greatest albums of all time, created and ranked by music fans worldwide. Music is as subjective as any art form, but most people can agree that there are works that rise above the rest. This is not a list of your "favorite" albums, but a list of the "greatest" albums. Whatever your musical tastes, vote and rank the albums you think had the most impact on music, the most influence on culture and other musicians... the greatest relevance to their genre.

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The Dark Side of the Moon is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

The 300 Best Albums of the 00's The Best Rock Vocalists

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+ - 4,523 2,473
Abbey Road is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Abbey Road The Beatles

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+ - 4,271 2,661
Led Zeppelin IV is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Led Zeppelin IV Led Zeppelin

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+ - 4,232 2,446
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Cl... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

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+ - 3,718 2,370
The White Album is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The White Album The Beatles

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+ - 3,437 2,077
Revolver is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Revolver The Beatles

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+ - 3,026 2,308
Led Zeppelin is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin

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+ - 3,489 2,206
Wish You Were Here is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Wish You Were Here Pink Floyd

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+ - 2,674 2,364
Who's Next is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Who's Next The Who

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+ - 2,650 1,994
Rubber Soul is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Rubber Soul The Beatles

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+ - 2,683 1,965
Led Zeppelin II is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Led Zeppelin II Led Zeppelin

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+ - 2,542 2,230
Rumours is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Rumours Fleetwood Mac

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+ - 2,375 1,882
Are You Experienced is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Are You Experienced The Jimi Hendrix Experience

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+ - 2,632 2,259
The Doors is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Doors The Doors

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+ - 2,211 1,919
Pet Sounds is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Pet Sounds The Beach Boys

The Best Sophomore Albums of All Time The Worst Albums by Great Bands

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+ - 2,951 3,063
Nevermind is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Nevermind Nirvana

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+ - 2,431 2,089
A Night at the Opera is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

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+ - 2,117 1,904
The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Sta... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

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+ - 2,586 2,738
Back in Black is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

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+ - 2,245 2,032
Physical Graffiti is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Physical Graffiti Led Zeppelin

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+ - 1,949 1,759
Electric Ladyland is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Electric Ladyland The Jimi Hendrix Experience

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+ - 2,080 2,392
London Calling is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
London Calling The Clash

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+ - 2,090 2,164
Paranoid is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Paranoid Black Sabbath

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+ - 1,967 1,843
Sticky Fingers is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Sticky Fingers The Rolling Stones

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+ - 2,243 2,459
Hotel California is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

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+ - 2,451 2,759
Thriller is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Thriller Michael Jackson

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+ - 1,916 1,927
Led Zeppelin III is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Led Zeppelin III Led Zeppelin

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+ - 1,752 1,822
Let It Bleed is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Let It Bleed The Rolling Stones

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+ - 2,032 1,921
Goodbye Yellow Brick Road is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

The Greatest Guitar Rock Albums of All Time 39 Ways to Repel a Potential Girlfriend

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+ - 1,917 2,362
The Joshua Tree is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

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+ - 1,769 1,713
Houses of the Holy is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Houses of the Holy Led Zeppelin

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+ - 1,746 1,935
OK Computer is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
OK Computer Radiohead

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+ - 1,265 1,444
Exile on Main St. is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Exile on Main St. The Rolling Stones

34
+ - 1,621 1,691
Bridge Over Troubled Water is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Bridge Over Troubled Water Simon and Garfunkel

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+ - 1,667 1,549
Tommy is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Tommy The Who, London Symphony Orchestra

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+ - 1,557 2,023
Born to Run is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Born to Run Bruce Springsteen, E Street Band

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+ - 2,017 2,364
Appetite for Destruction is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Appetite for Destruction Guns N' Roses

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+ - 1,458 1,682
Highway 61 Revisited is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

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+ - 1,132 965
Quadrophenia is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Quadrophenia The Who

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+ - 1,422 1,631
The Velvet Underground & Nico is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Velvet Underground & Nico Nico, The Velvet Underground

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+ - 1,561 1,777
Moving Pictures is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

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+ - 1,311 1,339
Magical Mystery Tour is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

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+ - 1,370 1,369
Animals is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Animals Pink Floyd

Bands/Artists With Only One Great Album The Best Coconut Milk Brands

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+ - 1,343 1,454
Machine Head is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Machine Head Deep Purple

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+ - 1,138 1,151
In the Court of the Crimson Ki... is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

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+ - 1,111 1,276
Blonde on Blonde is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Blonde on Blonde Bob Dylan

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+ - 1,442 1,907
Van Halen is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Van Halen Van Halen

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+ - 1,616 1,640
At Folsom Prison is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

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+ - 1,282 1,660
What's Going On is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
What's Going On Marvin Gaye

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+ - 1,409 1,446
L.A. Woman is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
L.A. Woman The Doors