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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 and go down as the best albums of all time, regardless of their genre. 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. From Diamond-certified albums to the most popular albums ever, this list has them all.

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1
10,897 7,982
The Dark Side of the Moon is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

2
9,722 5,273
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Cl... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

3
8,086 5,364
Led Zeppelin IV is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Led Zeppelin

4
8,951 4,703
Abbey Road is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Beatles

5
7,191 4,658
The White Album is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Beatles

6
7,123 4,076
Revolver is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Beatles

7
5,213 4,568
Who's Next is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Who

8
6,308 5,456
Nevermind is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Nirvana

9
5,337 3,811
Pet Sounds is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Beach Boys

10
5,183 3,968
The Doors is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Doors

11
5,470 4,334
Led Zeppelin is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Led Zeppelin

12
5,509 3,705
Rubber Soul is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Beatles

13
5,443 4,243
Rumours is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Fleetwood Mac

14
5,042 3,355
Are You Experienced is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Jimi Hendrix Experience

15
6,784 4,379
Wish You Were Here is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Pink Floyd

16
4,857 3,327
The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Sta... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

17
4,873 3,574
Led Zeppelin II is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Led Zeppelin

18
4,377 4,020
London Calling is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Clash

19
4,487 4,007
A Night at the Opera is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

20
4,521 4,753
Back in Black is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

21
5,257 4,839
Thriller is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Michael Jackson

22
3,983 2,993
Electric Ladyland is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Jimi Hendrix Experience

23
3,899 2,986
Sticky Fingers is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Rolling Stones

24
4,173 4,246
Hotel California is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

25
3,576 2,836
Let It Bleed is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Rolling Stones

26
3,935 3,498
Physical Graffiti is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Led Zeppelin

27
3,756 3,728
Paranoid is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Black Sabbath

28
2,914 2,455
Exile on Main St. is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Rolling Stones

29
3,511 2,751
Houses of the Holy is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Led Zeppelin

30
3,429 4,140
The Joshua Tree is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

31
3,220 2,661
Highway 61 Revisited is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

32
4,411 4,001
OK Computer is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Radiohead

33
3,286 2,864
The Velvet Underground & Nico is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Nico, The Velvet Underground

34
3,160 2,752
Bridge Over Troubled Water is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Simon and Garfunkel

35
3,159 3,274
Led Zeppelin III is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Led Zeppelin

36
2,722 3,484
Born to Run is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Bruce Springsteen, E Street Band

37
3,601 4,034
Appetite for Destruction is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Guns N' Roses

38
3,197 3,351
Goodbye Yellow Brick Road is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

39
3,032 2,527
Tommy is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Who, London Symphony Orchestra

40
2,821 2,375
Magical Mystery Tour is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

41
2,410 2,320
Blonde on Blonde is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Bob Dylan

42
2,402 2,872
Purple Rain is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

43
2,532 3,001
What's Going On is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Marvin Gaye

44
2,445 3,197
Van Halen is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Van Halen

45
2,179 1,857
Disraeli Gears is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

46
2,710 2,348
L.A. Woman is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Doors

47
2,254 1,961
Imagine is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
John Lennon

48
2,519 3,081
Boston is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Boston

49
2,078 1,840
Beggar's Banquet is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Rolling Stones

50
2,471 2,255
In the Court of the Crimson Ki... is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time