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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
10,628 7,761
The Dark Side of the Moon is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

2
9,455 5,140
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Cl... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

3
7,916 5,227
Led Zeppelin IV is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Led Zeppelin

4
8,744 4,610
Abbey Road is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Beatles

5
7,036 4,570
The White Album is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Beatles

6
6,971 3,993
Revolver is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Beatles

7
5,096 4,480
Who's Next is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Who

8
6,171 5,312
Nevermind is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Nirvana

9
5,186 3,744
Pet Sounds is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Beach Boys

10
5,061 3,898
The Doors is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Doors

11
5,364 4,249
Led Zeppelin is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Led Zeppelin

12
5,316 4,142
Rumours is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Fleetwood Mac

13
5,372 3,645
Rubber Soul is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Beatles

14
4,930 3,283
Are You Experienced is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Jimi Hendrix Experience

15
6,626 4,307
Wish You Were Here is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Pink Floyd

16
4,748 3,262
The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Sta... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

17
4,784 3,501
Led Zeppelin II is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Led Zeppelin

18
4,286 3,929
London Calling is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Clash

19
4,343 3,933
A Night at the Opera is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

20
5,136 4,739
Thriller is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Michael Jackson

21
4,424 4,667
Back in Black is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

22
4,082 4,168
Hotel California is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

23
3,894 2,933
Electric Ladyland is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Jimi Hendrix Experience

24
3,811 2,936
Sticky Fingers is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Rolling Stones

25
3,488 2,790
Let It Bleed is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Rolling Stones

26
3,865 3,436
Physical Graffiti is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Led Zeppelin

27
3,684 3,665
Paranoid is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Black Sabbath

28
3,362 4,051
The Joshua Tree is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

29
2,830 2,408
Exile on Main St. is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Rolling Stones

30
3,430 2,709
Houses of the Holy is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Led Zeppelin

31
3,141 2,606
Highway 61 Revisited is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

32
4,295 3,905
OK Computer is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Radiohead

33
3,199 2,800
The Velvet Underground & Nico is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Nico, The Velvet Underground

34
3,104 3,216
Led Zeppelin III is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Led Zeppelin

35
3,091 2,709
Bridge Over Troubled Water is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Simon and Garfunkel

36
2,672 3,417
Born to Run is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Bruce Springsteen, E Street Band

37
3,532 3,957
Appetite for Destruction is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Guns N' Roses

38
3,137 3,300
Goodbye Yellow Brick Road is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

39
2,964 2,485
Tommy is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Who, London Symphony Orchestra

40
2,730 2,343
Magical Mystery Tour is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

41
2,350 2,273
Blonde on Blonde is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Bob Dylan

42
2,335 2,799
Purple Rain is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

43
2,460 2,939
What's Going On is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Marvin Gaye

44
2,374 3,143
Van Halen is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Van Halen

45
2,124 1,825
Disraeli Gears is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

46
2,644 2,312
L.A. Woman is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Doors

47
2,409 2,198
In the Court of the Crimson Ki... is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

48
2,455 3,032
Boston is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Boston

49
2,180 1,931
Imagine is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
John Lennon

50
2,022 1,805
Beggar's Banquet is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Rolling Stones