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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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1
+ - 6,109 4,065
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

2
+ - 4,983 2,812
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Cl... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

3
+ - 5,184 2,866
Abbey Road is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Abbey Road The Beatles

4
+ - 4,814 3,105
Led Zeppelin IV is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Led Zeppelin IV Led Zeppelin

5
+ - 4,259 2,722
The White Album is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The White Album The Beatles

6
+ - 4,006 2,390
Revolver is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Revolver The Beatles

7
+ - 3,055 2,686
Who's Next is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Who's Next The Who

8
+ - 3,934 2,589
Wish You Were Here is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Wish You Were Here Pink Floyd

9
+ - 3,389 2,664
Led Zeppelin is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin

10
+ - 3,113 2,292
Rubber Soul is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Rubber Soul The Beatles

11
+ - 2,773 2,152
Are You Experienced is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Are You Experienced The Jimi Hendrix Experience

12
+ - 3,037 2,572
The Doors is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Doors The Doors

13
+ - 3,036 2,251
Led Zeppelin II is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Led Zeppelin II Led Zeppelin

14
+ - 2,655 2,239
Pet Sounds is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Pet Sounds The Beach Boys

15
+ - 3,440 3,531
Nevermind is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Nevermind Nirvana

The Best Sophomore Albums of All Time The Top 500 Musical Groups/Artists of All Time

16
+ - 2,908 2,615
Rumours is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Rumours Fleetwood Mac

17
+ - 2,604 2,134
The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Sta... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

18
+ - 2,733 2,476
A Night at the Opera is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

19
+ - 2,468 2,701
London Calling is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
London Calling The Clash

20
+ - 2,893 3,145
Back in Black is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

21
+ - 2,540 2,300
Physical Graffiti is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Physical Graffiti Led Zeppelin

22
+ - 2,262 1,996
Electric Ladyland is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Electric Ladyland The Jimi Hendrix Experience

23
+ - 2,276 2,058
Sticky Fingers is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Sticky Fingers The Rolling Stones

24
+ - 2,363 2,452
Paranoid is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Paranoid Black Sabbath

25
+ - 2,826 3,125
Thriller is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Thriller Michael Jackson

26
+ - 2,530 2,786
Hotel California is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

27
+ - 2,029 2,016
Let It Bleed is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Let It Bleed The Rolling Stones

28
+ - 2,180 2,695
The Joshua Tree is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

29
+ - 2,129 2,187
Led Zeppelin III is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Led Zeppelin III Led Zeppelin

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

30
+ - 2,050 1,911
Houses of the Holy is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Houses of the Holy Led Zeppelin

31
+ - 2,181 2,411
OK Computer is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
OK Computer Radiohead

32
+ - 1,524 1,643
Exile on Main St. is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Exile on Main St. The Rolling Stones

33
+ - 1,891 1,901
Bridge Over Troubled Water is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Bridge Over Troubled Water Simon and Garfunkel

34
+ - 1,725 1,871
Highway 61 Revisited is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

35
+ - 1,762 1,864
The Velvet Underground & Nico is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Velvet Underground & Nico Nico, The Velvet Underground

36
+ - 1,911 1,728
Tommy is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Tommy The Who, London Symphony Orchestra

37
+ - 2,219 2,291
Goodbye Yellow Brick Road is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

38
+ - 1,714 2,322
Born to Run is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Born to Run Bruce Springsteen, E Street Band

39
+ - 2,272 2,692
Appetite for Destruction is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Appetite for Destruction Guns N' Roses

40
+ - 1,355 1,147
Quadrophenia is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Quadrophenia The Who

41
+ - 1,335 1,477
Blonde on Blonde is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Blonde on Blonde Bob Dylan

42
+ - 1,566 1,537
Magical Mystery Tour is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

43
+ - 1,613 1,624
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 Very Best Coconut Water Brands

44
+ - 1,341 1,402
In the Court of the Crimson Ki... is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

45
+ - 1,545 1,819
Ten is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Ten Pearl Jam

46
+ - 1,083 1,057
Hunky Dory is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Hunky Dory David Bowie

47
+ - 1,722 2,066
Moving Pictures is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

48
+ - 1,615 2,189
Van Halen is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Van Halen Van Halen

49
+ - 1,612 1,685
L.A. Woman is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
L.A. Woman The Doors

50
+ - 1,819 1,858
At Folsom Prison is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time