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The Greatest Albums of All Time

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 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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  1. 1
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    Down 706

    the people's #1 &most listed
    The Dark Side of the Moon

    Pink Floyd More
    100
  2. 2
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    Down 567
    Led Zeppelin More
    96
  3. 3
    Up 1387
    Down 617
    The Beatles More
    91
  4. 4
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    Down 633
    The Beatles More
    89
  5. 5
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    Down 612
    The Beatles More
    87
  6. 6
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    Down 555

    ranked low on reranks
    The Wall

    Pink Floyd More
    81
  7. 7
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    Down 561

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Who's Next

    The Who More
    81
  8. 8
    Up 1025
    Down 451
    Led Zeppelin More
    79
  9. 9
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    Down 403

    ranked low on reranks
    Wish You Were Here

    Pink Floyd More
    76
  10. 10
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    Down 518
    The Beatles More
    76
  11. 11
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    Down 363

    ranked low on reranks
    Led Zeppelin II

    Led Zeppelin More
    75
  12. 12
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    Down 473
    Fleetwood Mac More
    75
  13. 13
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    Down 504
    The Doors More
    75
  14. 14
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    Down 549
    AC/DC More
    74
  15. 15
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    Down 671
    Nirvana More
    73
  16. 16
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    Down 385
    The Jimi Hendrix Experience More
    71
  17. 17
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    Down 428
    The Beatles More
    71
  18. 18
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    Down 439
    Led Zeppelin More
    71
  19. 19
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    Down 493
    Black Sabbath More
    70
  20. 20
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    Down 425
    Queen More
    70
  21. 21
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    Down 558
    Eagles More
    69
  22. 22
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    Down 353
    Led Zeppelin More
    68
  23. 23
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    Down 414
    The Jimi Hendrix Experience More
    67
  24. 24
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    Down 530
    The Clash More
    67
  25. 25
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    Down 648
    Michael Jackson More
    67
  26. 26
    Up 755
    Down 439
    Guns N' Roses More
    64
  27. 27
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    Down 275

    ranked low on reranks
    Houses of the Holy

    Led Zeppelin More
    64
  28. 28
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    Down 531
    U2 More
    64
  29. 29
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    Down 341
    Van Halen More
    64
  30. 30
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    Down 467
    David Bowie More
    64
  31. 31
    Up 606
    Down 417
    The Rolling Stones More
    63
  32. 32
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    Down 465
    The Beach Boys More
    63
  33. 33
    Up 532
    Down 410
    The Rolling Stones More
    62
  34. 34
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    Down 340
    Johnny Cash More
    62
  35. 35
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    Down 415
    Boston More
    62
  36. 36
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    Down 562

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Born to Run

    Bruce Springsteen More
    61
  37. 37
    Up 673
    Down 408
    AC/DC More
    60
  38. 38
    Up 518
    Down 365
    The Who More
    59
  39. 39
    Up 540
    Down 362
    Simon and Garfunkel More
    59
  40. 40
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    Down 422
    The Revolution More
    59
  41. 41
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    Down 391
    Elton John More
    58
  42. 42
    Up 442
    Down 354
    Marvin Gaye More
    57
  43. 43
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    Down 350
    Bob Dylan More
    57
  44. 44
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    Down 317

    ranked low on reranks
    Master of Puppets

    Metallica More
    57
  45. 45
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    Down 478
    Metallica More
    56
  46. 46
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    Down 378
    Rush More
    56
  47. 47
    Up 496
    Down 345
    The Doors More
    55
  48. 48
    Up 426
    Down 327
    Deep Purple More
    55
  49. 49
    Up 263
    Down 211
    The Beatles More
    54
  50. 50
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    Down 372
    Rush More
    54
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