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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
9,716 6,928
The Dark Side of the Moon is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

2
8,419 4,674
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Cl... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

3
7,331 4,674
Led Zeppelin IV is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Led Zeppelin IV Led Zeppelin

4
7,906 4,289
Abbey Road is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Abbey Road The Beatles

5
6,381 4,214
The White Album is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The White Album The Beatles

6
6,279 3,681
Revolver is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Revolver The Beatles

7
4,561 4,147
Who's Next is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Who's Next The Who

8
6,128 3,909
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
4,979 3,828
Led Zeppelin is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin

10
4,587 3,443
Pet Sounds is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Pet Sounds The Beach Boys

11
4,858 3,711
Rumours is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Rumours Fleetwood Mac

12
4,799 3,419
Rubber Soul is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Rubber Soul The Beatles

13
4,403 3,060
Are You Experienced is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Are You Experienced The Jimi Hendrix Experience

14
5,537 4,882
Nevermind is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Nevermind Nirvana

The 300 Best Albums of the 00's

15
4,566 3,621
The Doors is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Doors The Doors

16
4,471 3,143
Led Zeppelin II is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Led Zeppelin II Led Zeppelin

17
4,219 3,042
The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Sta... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

18
4,019 3,554
A Night at the Opera is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

19
3,810 3,695
London Calling is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
London Calling The Clash

20
4,700 4,289
Thriller is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Thriller Michael Jackson

21
3,479 2,753
Electric Ladyland is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Electric Ladyland The Jimi Hendrix Experience

The Rappers with the Dirtiest Rhymes

22
3,623 3,113
Physical Graffiti is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Physical Graffiti Led Zeppelin

23
4,109 4,252
Back in Black is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

24
3,403 2,790
Sticky Fingers is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Sticky Fingers The Rolling Stones

25
3,773 3,754
Hotel California is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

26
3,447 3,325
Paranoid is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Paranoid Black Sabbath

27
3,097 2,653
Let It Bleed is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Let It Bleed The Rolling Stones

28
3,916 3,495
OK Computer is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
OK Computer Radiohead

The Best Sophomore Albums of All Time

29
3,066 2,555
Houses of the Holy is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Houses of the Holy Led Zeppelin

30
2,474 2,258
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
2,747 2,462
Highway 61 Revisited is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

32
3,108 3,664
The Joshua Tree is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

33
2,935 2,891
Led Zeppelin III is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Led Zeppelin III Led Zeppelin

34
2,775 2,512
Bridge Over Troubled Water is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Bridge Over Troubled Water Simon and Garfunkel

35
951 306
Pink Floyd – The Wall is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
passionsears added Pink Floyd – The Wall

16 Songs That Don't Mean What You Think They Do

36
2,815 2,608
The Velvet Underground & Nico is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Velvet Underground & Nico Nico, The Velvet Underground

37
2,482 3,073
Born to Run is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Born to Run Bruce Springsteen, E Street Band

38
2,950 2,983
Goodbye Yellow Brick Road is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

39
3,276 3,581
Appetite for Destruction is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Appetite for Destruction Guns N' Roses

40
2,639 2,332
Tommy is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Tommy The Who, London Symphony Orchestra

41
2,085 2,056
Blonde on Blonde is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Blonde on Blonde Bob Dylan

42
2,388 2,188
Magical Mystery Tour is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

The Best Beatles Albums

43
2,573 2,282
Animals is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Animals Pink Floyd

44
2,137 2,458
Purple Rain is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

45
2,272 2,623
What's Going On is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
What's Going On Marvin Gaye

46
1,812 1,703
Disraeli Gears is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

47
2,320 2,199
L.A. Woman is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
L.A. Woman The Doors

48
2,503 2,279
At Folsom Prison is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

49
2,229 2,821
Van Halen is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Van Halen Van Halen

50
2,070 2,032
In the Court of the Crimson Ki... is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time