The Greatest Albums of All Time

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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.

If you see an album that should be listed here, be sure to add it! And to really impact this list's order, reranking it to add your own version of how these albums should be ranked. You can also explain your choices for the best albums of all time in the top 10 comments section below. 

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    - 3,207

    the people's #1 & most listed
    Pink Floyd

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  2. 2
    + 4,288
    - 2,296


    The Beatles

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  3. 3
    + 4,070
    - 2,482


    Led Zeppelin

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  4. 4
    + 4,023
    - 2,273


    The Beatles

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  5. 5
    + 3,546
    - 2,191


    The Beatles

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  6. 6
    + 3,271
    - 1,913


    The Beatles

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  7. 7
    + 3,316
    - 2,044


    Pink Floyd

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  8. 8
    + 2,864
    - 2,164


    Led Zeppelin

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  9. 9
    + 2,473
    - 2,269

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    The Who

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  10. 10
    + 2,514
    - 1,831


    The Beatles

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  11. 11
    + 2,536
    - 1,830


    Led Zeppelin

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  12. 12
    + 2,238
    - 1,739


    The Jimi Hendrix Experience

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  13. 13
    + 2,391
    - 2,064


    Fleetwood Mac

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  14. 14
    + 2,481
    - 2,111


    The Doors

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  15. 15
    + 2,088
    - 1,758


    The Beach Boys

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  16. 16
    + 2,797
    - 2,859


    Nirvana

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  17. 17
    + 2,313
    - 1,935


    Queen

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  18. 18
    + 1,989
    - 1,764
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  19. 19
    + 2,459
    - 2,575

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    AC/DC

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  20. 20
    + 2,139
    - 1,902


    Led Zeppelin

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  21. 21
    + 1,857
    - 1,628


    The Jimi Hendrix Experience

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  22. 22
    + 1,972
    - 2,235


    The Clash

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  23. 23
    + 1,974
    - 2,030


    Black Sabbath

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  24. 24
    + 1,867
    - 1,723


    The Rolling Stones

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  25. 25
    + 2,124
    - 2,309


    Eagles

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  26. 26
    + 2,328
    - 2,578


    Michael Jackson

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  27. 27
    + 1,972
    - 1,765


    Elton John

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  28. 28
    + 1,808
    - 1,803


    Led Zeppelin

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  29. 29
    + 1,657
    - 1,706


    The Rolling Stones

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  30. 30
    + 1,827
    - 2,200


    U2

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  31. 31
    + 1,665
    - 1,600


    Led Zeppelin

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  32. 32
    + 1,545
    - 1,566


    Simon and Garfunkel

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  33. 33
    + 1,603
    - 1,726


    Radiohead

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  34. 34
    + 1,174
    - 1,327


    The Rolling Stones

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  35. 35
    + 1,477
    - 1,877


    Bruce Springsteen, E Street Band

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  36. 36
    + 1,913
    - 2,213


    Guns N' Roses

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  37. 37
    + 1,525
    - 1,482


    The Who, London Symphony Orchestra

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  38. 38
    + 1,374
    - 1,557


    Bob Dylan

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  39. 39
    + 419
    - 212
    Tomorrow Is Yesterday is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

    ranked low on reranks
    Tomorrow Is Yesterday The Arcana Musical style is alternative rock and melodic pop, with a spritz of funk and psychedelia.

  40. 40
    + 1,476
    - 1,641


    Rush

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  41. 41
    + 1,324
    - 1,493


    Nico, The Velvet Underground

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  42. 42
    + 1,000
    - 887

    ranked low on reranks
    The Who

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  43. 43
    + 1,274
    - 1,331


    Deep Purple

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  44. 44
    + 1,216
    - 1,487

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Marvin Gaye

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  45. 45
    + 1,228
    - 1,221


    ;
  46. 46
    + 1,550
    - 1,516
    At Folsom Prison is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time


  47. 47
    + 1,059
    - 1,017


    King Crimson

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  48. 48
    + 1,048
    - 1,148


    Bob Dylan

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  49. 49
    + 1,270
    - 1,251


    Pink Floyd

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  50. 50
    + 1,179
    - 1,168


    Jethro Tull

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