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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
11,772 8,722
The Dark Side of the Moon is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

2
10,653 5,668
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Cl... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

3
9,771 5,017
Abbey Road is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Beatles

4
8,646 5,848
Led Zeppelin IV is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Led Zeppelin

5
7,853 4,947
The White Album is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Beatles

6
7,795 4,327
Revolver is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Beatles

7
5,739 4,874
Who's Next is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Who

8
6,932 5,933
Nevermind is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Nirvana

9
5,910 4,082
Pet Sounds is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Beach Boys

10
5,669 4,243
The Doors is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Doors

11
6,077 3,893
Rubber Soul is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Beatles

12
5,945 4,641
Rumours is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Fleetwood Mac

13
5,835 4,703
Led Zeppelin is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Led Zeppelin

14
5,561 3,576
Are You Experienced is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Jimi Hendrix Experience

15
7,271 4,716
Wish You Were Here is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Pink Floyd

16
5,365 3,557
The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Sta... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

17
5,167 3,891
Led Zeppelin II is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Led Zeppelin

18
4,781 4,323
London Calling is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Clash

19
4,944 4,349
A Night at the Opera is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

20
4,858 5,160
Back in Black is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

21
5,650 5,304
Thriller is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Michael Jackson

22
4,396 3,183
Electric Ladyland is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Jimi Hendrix Experience

23
4,432 4,602
Hotel California is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

24
4,278 3,120
Sticky Fingers is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Rolling Stones

25
3,946 2,961
Let It Bleed is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Rolling Stones

26
4,169 3,775
Physical Graffiti is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Led Zeppelin

27
3,672 4,498
The Joshua Tree is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

28
3,262 2,589
Exile on Main St. is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Rolling Stones

29
3,856 2,864
Houses of the Holy is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Led Zeppelin

30
3,973 4,033
Paranoid is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Black Sabbath

31
3,575 2,790
Highway 61 Revisited is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

32
4,758 4,404
OK Computer is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Radiohead

33
3,657 3,072
The Velvet Underground & Nico is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Nico, The Velvet Underground

34
3,456 2,892
Bridge Over Troubled Water is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Simon and Garfunkel

35
3,340 3,554
Led Zeppelin III is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Led Zeppelin

36
2,873 3,792
Born to Run is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Bruce Springsteen, E Street Band

37
3,821 4,356
Appetite for Destruction is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Guns N' Roses

38
3,337 2,635
Tommy is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Who, London Symphony Orchestra

39
3,377 3,626
Goodbye Yellow Brick Road is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

40
3,155 2,487
Magical Mystery Tour is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

41
2,606 3,209
Purple Rain is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

42
2,609 2,536
Blonde on Blonde is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Bob Dylan

43
2,707 3,314
What's Going On is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Marvin Gaye

44
2,610 3,484
Van Halen is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Van Halen

45
2,479 1,948
Disraeli Gears is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

46
3,009 2,440
L.A. Woman is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Doors

47
2,579 2,065
Imagine is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
John Lennon

48
2,728 3,368
Boston is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Boston

49
2,360 1,929
Beggar's Banquet is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Rolling Stones

50
2,761 2,436
In the Court of the Crimson Ki... is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time