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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
10,576 7,700
The Dark Side of the Moon is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

2
9,380 5,108
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Cl... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

3
7,878 5,187
Led Zeppelin IV is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Led Zeppelin

4
8,687 4,588
Abbey Road is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Beatles

5
6,984 4,551
The White Album is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Beatles

6
6,924 3,975
Revolver is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Beatles

7
5,060 4,454
Who's Next is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Who

8
6,126 5,278
Nevermind is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Nirvana

9
5,149 3,721
Pet Sounds is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Beach Boys

10
5,030 3,878
The Doors is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Doors

11
5,337 4,229
Led Zeppelin is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Led Zeppelin

12
5,286 4,114
Rumours is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Fleetwood Mac

13
5,332 3,633
Rubber Soul is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Beatles

14
4,897 3,265
Are You Experienced is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Jimi Hendrix Experience

15
6,602 4,283
Wish You Were Here is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Pink Floyd

16
4,714 3,244
The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Sta... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

17
4,766 3,483
Led Zeppelin II is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Led Zeppelin

18
4,257 3,913
London Calling is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Clash

19
4,318 3,916
A Night at the Opera is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

20
5,104 4,711
Thriller is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Michael Jackson

21
4,402 4,645
Back in Black is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

22
4,058 4,145
Hotel California is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

23
3,869 2,921
Electric Ladyland is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Jimi Hendrix Experience

24
3,788 2,930
Sticky Fingers is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Rolling Stones

25
3,467 2,781
Let It Bleed is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Rolling Stones

26
3,846 3,423
Physical Graffiti is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Led Zeppelin

27
3,671 3,646
Paranoid is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Black Sabbath

28
3,349 4,026
The Joshua Tree is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

29
2,810 2,396
Exile on Main St. is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Rolling Stones

30
3,410 2,697
Houses of the Holy is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Led Zeppelin

31
3,119 2,597
Highway 61 Revisited is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

32
4,271 3,881
OK Computer is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Radiohead

33
3,178 2,782
The Velvet Underground & Nico is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Nico, The Velvet Underground

34
3,096 3,198
Led Zeppelin III is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Led Zeppelin

35
2,664 3,398
Born to Run is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Bruce Springsteen, E Street Band

36
3,070 2,699
Bridge Over Troubled Water is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Simon and Garfunkel

37
3,517 3,936
Appetite for Destruction is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Guns N' Roses

38
3,122 3,285
Goodbye Yellow Brick Road is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

39
2,949 2,474
Tommy is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Who, London Symphony Orchestra

40
2,328 2,776
Purple Rain is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

41
2,706 2,333
Magical Mystery Tour is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

42
2,337 2,260
Blonde on Blonde is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Bob Dylan

43
2,445 2,923
What's Going On is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Marvin Gaye

44
2,366 3,128
Van Halen is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Van Halen

45
2,106 1,817
Disraeli Gears is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

46
2,625 2,308
L.A. Woman is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Doors

47
2,390 2,184
In the Court of the Crimson Ki... is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

48
2,443 3,014
Boston is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Boston

49
2,159 1,925
Imagine is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
John Lennon

50
2,007 1,800
Beggar's Banquet is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Rolling Stones