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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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+ - 5,975 3,927
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 Greatest Pop Songs by One-Hit Wonders

2
+ - 4,825 2,737
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Cl... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

3
+ - 5,048 2,791
Abbey Road is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Abbey Road The Beatles

4
+ - 4,706 3,016
Led Zeppelin IV is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Led Zeppelin IV Led Zeppelin

5
+ - 4,136 2,651
The White Album is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The White Album The Beatles

6
+ - 3,885 2,327
Revolver is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Revolver The Beatles

7
+ - 2,974 2,618
Who's Next is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Who's Next The Who

8
+ - 3,845 2,500
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
+ - 3,308 2,583
Led Zeppelin is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin

10
+ - 3,009 2,236
Rubber Soul is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Rubber Soul The Beatles

11
+ - 2,672 2,112
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
+ - 2,962 2,190
Led Zeppelin II is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Led Zeppelin II Led Zeppelin

13
+ - 2,938 2,514
The Doors is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Doors The Doors

14
+ - 2,548 2,191
Pet Sounds is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Pet Sounds The Beach Boys

15
+ - 2,837 2,536
Rumours is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Rumours Fleetwood Mac

The Best Sophomore Albums of All Time Catchiest Viral Internet Songs of All Time

16
+ - 3,333 3,449
Nevermind is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Nevermind Nirvana

17
+ - 2,493 2,093
The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Sta... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

18
+ - 2,661 2,397
A Night at the Opera is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

19
+ - 2,828 3,056
Back in Black is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

20
+ - 2,469 2,263
Physical Graffiti is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Physical Graffiti Led Zeppelin

21
+ - 2,376 2,643
London Calling is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
London Calling The Clash

22
+ - 2,182 1,956
Electric Ladyland is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Electric Ladyland The Jimi Hendrix Experience

23
+ - 2,315 2,382
Paranoid is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Paranoid Black Sabbath

24
+ - 2,195 2,021
Sticky Fingers is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Sticky Fingers The Rolling Stones

25
+ - 2,475 2,702
Hotel California is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

26
+ - 2,754 3,040
Thriller is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Thriller Michael Jackson

27
+ - 1,951 1,985
Let It Bleed is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Let It Bleed The Rolling Stones

28
+ - 2,082 2,132
Led Zeppelin III is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Led Zeppelin III Led Zeppelin

29
+ - 2,132 2,613
The Joshua Tree is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

The Greatest Guitar Rock Albums of All Time The Worst Things You Can Make Jokes About

30
+ - 2,094 2,293
OK Computer is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
OK Computer Radiohead

31
+ - 1,977 1,874
Houses of the Holy is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Houses of the Holy Led Zeppelin

32
+ - 1,822 1,862
Bridge Over Troubled Water is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Bridge Over Troubled Water Simon and Garfunkel

33
+ - 1,461 1,612
Exile on Main St. is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Exile on Main St. The Rolling Stones

34
+ - 2,178 2,221
Goodbye Yellow Brick Road is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

35
+ - 1,658 1,837
Highway 61 Revisited is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

36
+ - 1,854 1,696
Tommy is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Tommy The Who, London Symphony Orchestra

37
+ - 1,680 1,815
The Velvet Underground & Nico is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Velvet Underground & Nico Nico, The Velvet Underground

38
+ - 1,685 2,250
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
+ - 2,234 2,606
Appetite for Destruction is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Appetite for Destruction Guns N' Roses

40
+ - 1,297 1,117
Quadrophenia is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Quadrophenia The Who

41
+ - 1,282 1,440
Blonde on Blonde is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Blonde on Blonde Bob Dylan

42
+ - 1,497 1,503
Magical Mystery Tour is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

43
+ - 1,561 1,560
Animals is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Animals Pink Floyd

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44
+ - 1,290 1,356
In the Court of the Crimson Ki... is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

45
+ - 1,485 1,772
Ten is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Ten Pearl Jam

46
+ - 1,578 2,125
Van Halen is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Van Halen Van Halen

47
+ - 1,691 1,999
Moving Pictures is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

48
+ - 1,021 1,014
Hunky Dory is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Hunky Dory David Bowie

49
+ - 1,764 1,826
At Folsom Prison is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

50
+ - 1,552 1,648
L.A. Woman is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
L.A. Woman The Doors