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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
11,739 8,668
The Dark Side of the Moon is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

2
10,593 5,650
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Cl... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

3
9,717 5,000
Abbey Road is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Beatles

4
8,624 5,807
Led Zeppelin IV is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Led Zeppelin

5
7,806 4,933
The White Album is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Beatles

6
7,746 4,318
Revolver is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Beatles

7
5,699 4,858
Who's Next is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Who

8
6,873 5,917
Nevermind is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Nirvana

9
5,864 4,073
Pet Sounds is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Beach Boys

10
5,627 4,234
The Doors is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Doors

11
6,031 3,886
Rubber Soul is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Beatles

12
5,922 4,609
Rumours is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Fleetwood Mac

13
5,818 4,672
Led Zeppelin is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Led Zeppelin

14
5,517 3,567
Are You Experienced is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Jimi Hendrix Experience

15
7,245 4,686
Wish You Were Here is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Pink Floyd

16
5,317 3,549
The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Sta... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

17
5,148 3,861
Led Zeppelin II is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Led Zeppelin

18
4,747 4,309
London Calling is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Clash

19
4,921 4,318
A Night at the Opera is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

20
4,844 5,123
Back in Black is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

21
5,627 5,267
Thriller is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Michael Jackson

22
4,359 3,175
Electric Ladyland is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Jimi Hendrix Experience

23
4,247 3,114
Sticky Fingers is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Rolling Stones

24
4,422 4,568
Hotel California is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

25
3,915 2,953
Let It Bleed is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Rolling Stones

26
4,157 3,743
Physical Graffiti is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Led Zeppelin

27
3,656 4,463
The Joshua Tree is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

28
3,229 2,582
Exile on Main St. is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Rolling Stones

29
3,819 2,859
Houses of the Holy is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Led Zeppelin

30
3,965 4,000
Paranoid is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Black Sabbath

31
3,540 2,781
Highway 61 Revisited is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

32
4,737 4,370
OK Computer is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Radiohead

33
3,622 3,064
The Velvet Underground & Nico is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Nico, The Velvet Underground

34
3,419 2,891
Bridge Over Troubled Water is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Simon and Garfunkel

35
3,332 3,524
Led Zeppelin III is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Led Zeppelin

36
2,867 3,759
Born to Run is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Bruce Springsteen, E Street Band

37
3,308 2,628
Tommy is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Who, London Symphony Orchestra

38
3,806 4,326
Appetite for Destruction is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Guns N' Roses

39
3,364 3,600
Goodbye Yellow Brick Road is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

40
3,121 2,481
Magical Mystery Tour is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

41
2,602 2,506
Blonde on Blonde is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Bob Dylan

42
2,588 3,179
Purple Rain is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

43
2,694 3,283
What's Going On is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Marvin Gaye

44
2,447 1,945
Disraeli Gears is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

45
2,602 3,451
Van Halen is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Van Halen

46
2,976 2,434
L.A. Woman is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Doors

47
2,545 2,059
Imagine is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
John Lennon

48
2,717 3,337
Boston is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Boston

49
2,332 1,923
Beggar's Banquet is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Rolling Stones

50
3,083 2,835
Animals is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Pink Floyd