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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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1
6,993 4,751
The Dark Side of the Moon is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

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2
5,850 3,272
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Cl... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

3
5,417 3,483
Led Zeppelin IV is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Led Zeppelin IV Led Zeppelin

4
5,878 3,272
Abbey Road is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Abbey Road The Beatles

5
4,792 3,107
The White Album is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The White Album The Beatles

6
4,629 2,709
Revolver is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Revolver The Beatles

7
3,473 3,037
Who's Next is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Who's Next The Who

8
4,454 2,945
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
3,787 3,001
Led Zeppelin is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin

10
3,563 2,588
Rubber Soul is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Rubber Soul The Beatles

11
3,214 2,387
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
3,151 2,533
Pet Sounds is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Pet Sounds The Beach Boys

13
3,470 2,870
The Doors is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Doors The Doors

14
3,442 2,495
Led Zeppelin II is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Led Zeppelin II Led Zeppelin

15
3,985 3,912
Nevermind is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Nevermind Nirvana

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16
3,352 2,936
Rumours is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Rumours Fleetwood Mac

17
3,079 2,379
The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Sta... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

18
3,063 2,797
A Night at the Opera is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

19
2,860 2,967
London Calling is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
London Calling The Clash

20
2,604 2,193
Electric Ladyland is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Electric Ladyland The Jimi Hendrix Experience

21
2,845 2,523
Physical Graffiti is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Physical Graffiti Led Zeppelin

22
3,215 3,500
Back in Black is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

23
2,615 2,261
Sticky Fingers is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Sticky Fingers The Rolling Stones

24
3,293 3,478
Thriller is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Thriller Michael Jackson

25
2,350 2,192
Let It Bleed is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Let It Bleed The Rolling Stones

26
2,664 2,737
Paranoid is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Paranoid Black Sabbath

27
2,823 3,112
Hotel California is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

28
2,356 2,110
Houses of the Holy is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Houses of the Holy Led Zeppelin

29
1,825 1,804
Exile on Main St. is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Exile on Main St. The Rolling Stones

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30
2,656 2,744
OK Computer is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
OK Computer Radiohead

31
2,445 3,038
The Joshua Tree is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

32
2,355 2,406
Led Zeppelin III is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Led Zeppelin III Led Zeppelin

33
2,041 2,044
Highway 61 Revisited is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

34
2,139 2,097
Bridge Over Troubled Water is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Bridge Over Troubled Water Simon and Garfunkel

35
2,101 2,080
The Velvet Underground & Nico is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Velvet Underground & Nico Nico, The Velvet Underground

36
2,157 1,902
Tommy is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Tommy The Who, London Symphony Orchestra

37
2,409 2,546
Goodbye Yellow Brick Road is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

38
1,594 1,641
Blonde on Blonde is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Blonde on Blonde Bob Dylan

39
1,827 1,724
Magical Mystery Tour is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

40
1,926 2,577
Born to Run is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Born to Run Bruce Springsteen, E Street Band

41
2,528 3,001
Appetite for Destruction is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Appetite for Destruction Guns N' Roses

42
1,554 1,329
Quadrophenia is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Quadrophenia The Who

43
1,854 1,850
Animals is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Animals Pink Floyd

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44
1,568 1,616
In the Court of the Crimson Ki... is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

45
1,324 1,257
Hunky Dory is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Hunky Dory David Bowie

46
1,837 1,865
L.A. Woman is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
L.A. Woman The Doors

47
2,057 2,010
At Folsom Prison is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

48
1,377 1,386
Disraeli Gears is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

49
1,783 2,066
Ten is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Ten Pearl Jam

50
1,661 2,225
What's Going On is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
What's Going On Marvin Gaye