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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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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 Drummers of All Time

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+ - 4,865 2,691
Abbey Road is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Abbey Road The Beatles

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+ - 4,562 2,913
Led Zeppelin IV is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Led Zeppelin IV Led Zeppelin

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+ - 4,612 2,629
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Cl... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

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+ - 3,987 2,566
The White Album is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The White Album The Beatles

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+ - 3,731 2,244
Revolver is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Revolver The Beatles

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+ - 2,864 2,529
Who's Next is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Who's Next The Who

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+ - 3,723 2,394
Wish You Were Here is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Wish You Were Here Pink Floyd

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+ - 3,204 2,489
Led Zeppelin is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin

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+ - 2,874 2,156
Rubber Soul is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Rubber Soul The Beatles

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+ - 2,561 2,027
Are You Experienced is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Are You Experienced The Jimi Hendrix Experience

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+ - 2,862 2,110
Led Zeppelin II is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Led Zeppelin II Led Zeppelin

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+ - 2,820 2,437
The Doors is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Doors The Doors

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Rumours is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Rumours Fleetwood Mac

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Pet Sounds is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Pet Sounds The Beach Boys

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

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+ - 3,201 3,312
Nevermind is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Nevermind Nirvana

17
+ - 2,584 2,285
A Night at the Opera is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

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+ - 2,348 2,028
The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Sta... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

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+ - 2,745 2,942
Back in Black is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

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+ - 2,389 2,177
Physical Graffiti is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Physical Graffiti Led Zeppelin

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+ - 2,100 1,885
Electric Ladyland is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Electric Ladyland The Jimi Hendrix Experience

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+ - 2,266 2,561
London Calling is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
London Calling The Clash

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+ - 2,231 2,304
Paranoid is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Paranoid Black Sabbath

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+ - 2,394 2,615
Hotel California is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

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+ - 2,106 1,967
Sticky Fingers is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Sticky Fingers The Rolling Stones

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+ - 2,638 2,941
Thriller is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Thriller Michael Jackson

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+ - 1,876 1,930
Let It Bleed is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Let It Bleed The Rolling Stones

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+ - 2,024 2,059
Led Zeppelin III is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Led Zeppelin III Led Zeppelin

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+ - 2,052 2,523
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 Conspiracy Theories You Believe Are True

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+ - 1,895 1,824
Houses of the Holy is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Houses of the Holy Led Zeppelin

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+ - 1,978 2,176
OK Computer is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
OK Computer Radiohead

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+ - 1,387 1,558
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
+ - 1,743 1,804
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
+ - 2,132 2,138
Goodbye Yellow Brick Road is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

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+ - 1,784 1,645
Tommy is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Tommy The Who, London Symphony Orchestra

36
+ - 1,655 2,157
Born to Run is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Born to Run Bruce Springsteen, E Street Band

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+ - 1,580 1,781
Highway 61 Revisited is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

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+ - 2,172 2,508
Appetite for Destruction is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Appetite for Destruction Guns N' Roses

39
+ - 1,238 1,056
Quadrophenia is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Quadrophenia The Who

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+ - 1,586 1,748
The Velvet Underground & Nico is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Velvet Underground & Nico Nico, The Velvet Underground

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+ - 1,214 1,379
Blonde on Blonde is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Blonde on Blonde Bob Dylan

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+ - 1,501 1,481
Animals is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Animals Pink Floyd

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+ - 1,419 1,441
Magical Mystery Tour is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

Bands/Artists With Only One Great Album The Best Netflix Original Drama Movies

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+ - 1,653 1,908
Moving Pictures is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

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+ - 1,236 1,274
In the Court of the Crimson Ki... is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

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+ - 1,530 2,037
Van Halen is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Van Halen Van Halen

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+ - 1,418 1,683
Ten is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Ten Pearl Jam

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+ - 1,707 1,760
At Folsom Prison is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

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+ - 1,403 1,574
Machine Head is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Machine Head Deep Purple

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+ - 1,376 1,846
What's Going On is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
What's Going On Marvin Gaye