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

    Pink Floyd More
    100
  2. 2
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    Led Zeppelin IV

    Led Zeppelin More
    95
  3. 3
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    The Beatles More
    91
  4. 4
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band

    The Beatles More
    90
  5. 5
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    The White Album

    The Beatles More
    87
  6. 6
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    The Wall

    Pink Floyd More
    81
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    Who's Next

    The Who More
    80
  8. 8
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    Led Zeppelin

    Led Zeppelin More
    79
  9. 9
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    Wish You Were Here

    Pink Floyd More
    76
  10. 10
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    Revolver

    The Beatles More
    76
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    Led Zeppelin II

    Led Zeppelin More
    75
  12. 12
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    Fleetwood Mac More
    74
  13. 13
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    The Doors More
    73
  14. 14
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    Back in Black

    AC/DC More
    73
  15. 15
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    Nevermind

    Nirvana More
    73
  16. 16
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    Led Zeppelin More
    71
  17. 17
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    Are You Experienced

    The Jimi Hendrix Experience More
    70
  18. 18
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    A Night at the Opera

    Queen More
    70
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    Paranoid

    Black Sabbath More
    69
  20. 20
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    Hotel California

    Eagles More
    69
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    The Beatles More
    69
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    The Jimi Hendrix Experience More
    68
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    Led Zeppelin III

    Led Zeppelin More
    68
  24. 24
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    London Calling

    The Clash More
    67
  25. 25
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    Michael Jackson More
    67
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    Houses of the Holy

    Led Zeppelin More
    63
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    Sticky Fingers

    The Rolling Stones More
    63
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    The Joshua Tree

    U2 More
    63
  29. 29
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    Guns N' Roses More
    62
  30. 30
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    Van Halen

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    62
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    David Bowie More
    61
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    Johnny Cash More
    61
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    Let It Bleed

    The Rolling Stones More
    61
  34. 34
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    AC/DC More
    60
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    Born to Run

    Bruce Springsteen More
    59
  36. 36
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    Boston More
    59
  37. 37
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    Pet Sounds

    The Beach Boys More
    58
  38. 38
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    The Who More
    58
  39. 39
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    Simon and Garfunkel More
    58
  40. 40
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    Goodbye Yellow Brick Road

    Elton John More
    57
  41. 41
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    Metallica More
    57
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    Master of Puppets

    Metallica More
    56
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    often listed
    Purple Rain

    The Revolution More
    56
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    often listed
    What's Going On

    Marvin Gaye More
    56
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Highway 61 Revisited

    Bob Dylan More
    56
  46. 46
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Moving Pictures

    Rush More
    55
  47. 47
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    The Doors More
    55
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    Machine Head

    Deep Purple More
    55
  49. 49
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    Rush More
    54
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    Black Sabbath

    Black Sabbath More
    54
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