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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    - 3,209

    the people's #1 & most listed
    Pink Floyd

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  2. 2
    + 4,289
    - 2,299


    The Beatles

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  3. 3
    + 4,075
    - 2,483


    Led Zeppelin

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  4. 4
    + 4,025
    - 2,276


    The Beatles

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  5. 5
    + 3,547
    - 2,194


    The Beatles

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  6. 6
    + 3,272
    - 1,916


    The Beatles

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  7. 7
    + 3,320
    - 2,046


    Pink Floyd

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  8. 8
    + 2,868
    - 2,165


    Led Zeppelin

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  9. 9
    + 2,476
    - 2,271

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    The Who

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  10. 10
    + 2,516
    - 1,834


    The Beatles

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  11. 11
    + 2,541
    - 1,831


    Led Zeppelin

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  12. 12
    + 2,243
    - 1,740


    The Jimi Hendrix Experience

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  13. 13
    + 2,397
    - 2,064


    Fleetwood Mac

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  14. 14
    + 2,485
    - 2,112


    The Doors

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  15. 15
    + 2,091
    - 1,759


    The Beach Boys

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  16. 16
    + 2,799
    - 2,863


    Nirvana

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  17. 17
    + 2,315
    - 1,937


    Queen

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  18. 18
    + 1,991
    - 1,767
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  19. 19
    + 2,462
    - 2,578

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    AC/DC

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  20. 20
    + 2,142
    - 1,903


    Led Zeppelin

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  21. 21
    + 1,861
    - 1,629


    The Jimi Hendrix Experience

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  22. 22
    + 1,975
    - 2,236


    The Clash

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  23. 23
    + 1,977
    - 2,031


    Black Sabbath

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  24. 24
    + 1,869
    - 1,725


    The Rolling Stones

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  25. 25
    + 2,127
    - 2,309


    Eagles

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  26. 26
    + 2,331
    - 2,579


    Michael Jackson

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  27. 27
    + 1,975
    - 1,767


    Elton John

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  28. 28
    + 1,812
    - 1,804


    Led Zeppelin

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  29. 29
    + 1,659
    - 1,708


    The Rolling Stones

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  30. 30
    + 1,827
    - 2,202


    U2

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  31. 31
    + 1,670
    - 1,601


    Led Zeppelin

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  32. 32
    + 1,547
    - 1,568


    Simon and Garfunkel

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  33. 33
    + 1,606
    - 1,728


    Radiohead

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  34. 34
    + 1,176
    - 1,329


    The Rolling Stones

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  35. 35
    + 1,479
    - 1,878


    Bruce Springsteen, E Street Band

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  36. 36
    + 1,916
    - 2,214


    Guns N' Roses

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  37. 37
    + 1,528
    - 1,484


    The Who, London Symphony Orchestra

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  38. 38
    + 1,377
    - 1,560


    Bob Dylan

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  39. 39
    + 422
    - 213
    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
    + 1,483
    - 1,643


    Rush

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  41. 41
    + 1,326
    - 1,494


    Nico, The Velvet Underground

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  42. 42
    + 1,003
    - 888

    ranked low on reranks
    The Who

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  43. 43
    + 1,276
    - 1,332


    Deep Purple

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  44. 44
    + 1,219
    - 1,488

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Marvin Gaye

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  45. 45
    + 1,229
    - 1,223


    ;
  46. 46
    + 1,551
    - 1,518
    At Folsom Prison is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time


  47. 47
    + 1,061
    - 1,018


    King Crimson

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  48. 48
    + 1,050
    - 1,150


    Bob Dylan

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  49. 49
    + 1,272
    - 1,252


    Pink Floyd

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  50. 50
    + 1,180
    - 1,170


    Jethro Tull

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