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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
11,804 8,755
The Dark Side of the Moon is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

2
10,688 5,680
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Cl... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

3
9,801 5,031
Abbey Road is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Beatles

4
8,667 5,869
Led Zeppelin IV is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Led Zeppelin

5
7,875 4,959
The White Album is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Beatles

6
7,820 4,337
Revolver is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Beatles

7
5,756 4,887
Who's Next is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Who

8
6,955 5,954
Nevermind is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Nirvana

9
5,935 4,092
Pet Sounds is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Beach Boys

10
5,684 4,257
The Doors is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Doors

11
5,959 4,660
Rumours is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Fleetwood Mac

12
6,097 3,899
Rubber Soul is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Beatles

13
5,848 4,719
Led Zeppelin is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Led Zeppelin

14
5,582 3,583
Are You Experienced is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Jimi Hendrix Experience

15
7,290 4,735
Wish You Were Here is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Pink Floyd

16
5,382 3,564
The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Sta... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

17
5,184 3,906
Led Zeppelin II is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Led Zeppelin

18
4,796 4,333
London Calling is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Clash

19
4,955 4,363
A Night at the Opera is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

20
4,868 5,178
Back in Black is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

21
5,663 5,322
Thriller is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Michael Jackson

22
4,439 4,618
Hotel California is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

23
4,288 3,133
Sticky Fingers is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Rolling Stones

24
4,410 3,191
Electric Ladyland is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Jimi Hendrix Experience

25
3,958 2,968
Let It Bleed is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Rolling Stones

26
3,675 4,515
The Joshua Tree is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

27
3,274 2,597
Exile on Main St. is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Rolling Stones

28
4,176 3,790
Physical Graffiti is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Led Zeppelin

29
3,979 4,049
Paranoid is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Black Sabbath

30
3,871 2,871
Houses of the Holy is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Led Zeppelin

31
3,588 2,799
Highway 61 Revisited is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

32
4,774 4,422
OK Computer is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Radiohead

33
3,671 3,080
The Velvet Underground & Nico is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Nico, The Velvet Underground

34
3,470 2,898
Bridge Over Troubled Water is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Simon and Garfunkel

35
3,346 3,568
Led Zeppelin III is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Led Zeppelin

36
2,875 3,809
Born to Run is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Bruce Springsteen, E Street Band

37
3,824 4,372
Appetite for Destruction is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Guns N' Roses

38
3,348 2,641
Tommy is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Who, London Symphony Orchestra

39
3,381 3,641
Goodbye Yellow Brick Road is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

40
2,611 3,225
Purple Rain is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

41
3,169 2,494
Magical Mystery Tour is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

42
2,617 3,497
Van Halen is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Van Halen

43
2,709 3,329
What's Going On is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Marvin Gaye

44
2,613 2,550
Blonde on Blonde is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Bob Dylan

45
2,489 1,954
Disraeli Gears is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

46
3,020 2,446
L.A. Woman is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Doors

47
2,591 2,070
Imagine is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
John Lennon

48
2,737 3,380
Boston is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Boston

49
2,370 1,934
Beggar's Banquet is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Rolling Stones

50
2,570 1,946
Quadrophenia is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Who