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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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list ordered by

1
11,755 8,700
The Dark Side of the Moon is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

2
10,623 5,660
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Cl... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

3
9,740 5,012
Abbey Road is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Beatles

4
8,633 5,827
Led Zeppelin IV is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Led Zeppelin

5
7,829 4,941
The White Album is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Beatles

6
7,765 4,326
Revolver is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Beatles

7
5,717 4,869
Who's Next is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Who

8
6,904 5,923
Nevermind is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Nirvana

9
5,888 4,075
Pet Sounds is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Beach Boys

10
5,649 4,238
The Doors is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Doors

11
6,050 3,891
Rubber Soul is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Beatles

12
5,935 4,624
Rumours is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Fleetwood Mac

13
5,825 4,690
Led Zeppelin is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Led Zeppelin

14
5,538 3,571
Are You Experienced is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Jimi Hendrix Experience

15
7,256 4,702
Wish You Were Here is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Pink Floyd

16
5,344 3,550
The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Sta... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

17
5,154 3,878
Led Zeppelin II is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Led Zeppelin

18
4,765 4,314
London Calling is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Clash

19
4,933 4,334
A Night at the Opera is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

20
4,850 5,142
Back in Black is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

21
5,645 5,284
Thriller is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Michael Jackson

22
4,377 3,179
Electric Ladyland is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Jimi Hendrix Experience

23
4,428 4,586
Hotel California is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

24
4,263 3,117
Sticky Fingers is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Rolling Stones

25
3,931 2,957
Let It Bleed is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Rolling Stones

26
4,164 3,760
Physical Graffiti is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Led Zeppelin

27
3,663 4,482
The Joshua Tree is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

28
3,245 2,585
Exile on Main St. is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Rolling Stones

29
3,840 2,863
Houses of the Holy is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Led Zeppelin

30
3,972 4,018
Paranoid is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Black Sabbath

31
3,558 2,786
Highway 61 Revisited is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

32
4,749 4,386
OK Computer is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Radiohead

33
3,641 3,067
The Velvet Underground & Nico is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Nico, The Velvet Underground

34
3,437 2,892
Bridge Over Troubled Water is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Simon and Garfunkel

35
3,336 3,541
Led Zeppelin III is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Led Zeppelin

36
2,870 3,773
Born to Run is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Bruce Springsteen, E Street Band

37
3,323 2,630
Tommy is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Who, London Symphony Orchestra

38
3,815 4,342
Appetite for Destruction is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Guns N' Roses

39
3,370 3,613
Goodbye Yellow Brick Road is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

40
3,137 2,485
Magical Mystery Tour is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

41
2,600 3,194
Purple Rain is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

42
2,605 2,522
Blonde on Blonde is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Bob Dylan

43
2,702 3,298
What's Going On is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Marvin Gaye

44
2,607 3,468
Van Halen is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Van Halen

45
2,464 1,946
Disraeli Gears is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

46
2,994 2,436
L.A. Woman is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Doors

47
2,562 2,062
Imagine is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
John Lennon

48
2,724 3,353
Boston is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Boston

49
2,345 1,926
Beggar's Banquet is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Rolling Stones

50
2,744 2,432
In the Court of the Crimson Ki... is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time