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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
6,515 4,396
The Dark Side of the Moon is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

25 Celebrities Who Quit Being Famous The Best R.E.M. Albums

2
5,409 3,019
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Cl... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

3
5,539 3,039
Abbey Road is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Abbey Road The Beatles

4
5,087 3,298
Led Zeppelin IV is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Led Zeppelin IV Led Zeppelin

5
4,530 2,893
The White Album is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The White Album The Beatles

6
4,320 2,530
Revolver is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Revolver The Beatles

7
3,277 2,849
Who's Next is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Who's Next The Who

8
4,163 2,768
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
3,562 2,838
Led Zeppelin is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin

10
3,338 2,420
Rubber Soul is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Rubber Soul The Beatles

11
2,995 2,270
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
3,250 2,717
The Doors is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Doors The Doors

13
2,898 2,365
Pet Sounds is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Pet Sounds The Beach Boys

14
3,229 2,375
Led Zeppelin II is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Led Zeppelin II Led Zeppelin

15
3,125 2,768
Rumours is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Rumours Fleetwood Mac

The Greatest Guitar Rock Albums of All Time The Best Rock Bands of All Time

16
3,692 3,739
Nevermind is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Nevermind Nirvana

17
2,827 2,262
The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Sta... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

18
2,886 2,637
A Night at the Opera is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

19
2,655 2,843
London Calling is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
London Calling The Clash

20
3,040 3,329
Back in Black is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

21
2,418 2,091
Electric Ladyland is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Electric Ladyland The Jimi Hendrix Experience

22
2,679 2,407
Physical Graffiti is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Physical Graffiti Led Zeppelin

23
2,444 2,158
Sticky Fingers is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Sticky Fingers The Rolling Stones

24
2,498 2,600
Paranoid is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Paranoid Black Sabbath

25
3,039 3,318
Thriller is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Thriller Michael Jackson

26
2,187 2,100
Let It Bleed is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Let It Bleed The Rolling Stones

27
2,663 2,947
Hotel California is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

28
2,196 2,011
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
2,304 2,876
The Joshua Tree is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

The Best Songs Feat. Tinashe The Very Best of the "You Are Drunk" Meme

30
1,678 1,717
Exile on Main St. is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Exile on Main St. The Rolling Stones

31
2,225 2,302
Led Zeppelin III is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Led Zeppelin III Led Zeppelin

32
2,406 2,594
OK Computer is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
OK Computer Radiohead

33
2,019 2,005
Bridge Over Troubled Water is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Bridge Over Troubled Water Simon and Garfunkel

34
1,875 1,959
Highway 61 Revisited is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

35
1,934 1,971
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
2,040 1,806
Tommy is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Tommy The Who, London Symphony Orchestra

37
2,302 2,431
Goodbye Yellow Brick Road is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

38
1,809 2,466
Born to Run is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Born to Run Bruce Springsteen, E Street Band

39
1,713 1,623
Magical Mystery Tour is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

40
2,389 2,856
Appetite for Destruction is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Appetite for Destruction Guns N' Roses

41
1,464 1,235
Quadrophenia is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Quadrophenia The Who

42
1,468 1,566
Blonde on Blonde is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Blonde on Blonde Bob Dylan

43
1,726 1,742
Animals is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Animals Pink Floyd

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44
1,449 1,521
In the Court of the Crimson Ki... is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

45
1,730 1,782
L.A. Woman is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
L.A. Woman The Doors

46
1,946 1,933
At Folsom Prison is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

47
1,662 1,951
Ten is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Ten Pearl Jam

48
1,270 1,318
Disraeli Gears is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

49
1,196 1,177
Hunky Dory is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Hunky Dory David Bowie

50
1,699 2,325
Van Halen is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Van Halen Van Halen