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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
11,286 8,296
The Dark Side of the Moon is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

2
10,109 5,447
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Cl... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

3
9,273 4,838
Abbey Road is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Beatles

4
8,328 5,560
Led Zeppelin IV is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Led Zeppelin

5
7,457 4,783
The White Album is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Beatles

6
7,393 4,185
Revolver is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Beatles

7
5,399 4,705
Who's Next is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Who

8
6,524 5,698
Nevermind is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Nirvana

9
5,562 3,940
Pet Sounds is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Beach Boys

10
5,358 4,089
The Doors is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Doors

11
5,632 4,462
Led Zeppelin is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Led Zeppelin

12
5,730 3,788
Rubber Soul is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Beatles

13
5,651 4,387
Rumours is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Fleetwood Mac

14
5,227 3,447
Are You Experienced is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Jimi Hendrix Experience

15
7,004 4,488
Wish You Were Here is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Pink Floyd

16
5,059 3,429
The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Sta... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

17
5,006 3,683
Led Zeppelin II is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Led Zeppelin

18
4,519 4,164
London Calling is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Clash

19
4,709 4,116
A Night at the Opera is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

20
4,666 4,903
Back in Black is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

21
5,421 5,007
Thriller is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Michael Jackson

22
4,126 3,075
Electric Ladyland is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Jimi Hendrix Experience

23
4,028 3,049
Sticky Fingers is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Rolling Stones

24
4,292 4,366
Hotel California is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

25
3,701 2,894
Let It Bleed is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Rolling Stones

26
4,044 3,573
Physical Graffiti is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Led Zeppelin

27
3,032 2,512
Exile on Main St. is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Rolling Stones

28
3,857 3,827
Paranoid is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Black Sabbath

29
3,617 2,803
Houses of the Holy is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Led Zeppelin

30
3,535 4,259
The Joshua Tree is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

31
3,339 2,719
Highway 61 Revisited is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

32
4,576 4,139
OK Computer is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Radiohead

33
3,417 2,954
The Velvet Underground & Nico is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Nico, The Velvet Underground

34
3,264 2,810
Bridge Over Troubled Water is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Simon and Garfunkel

35
3,246 3,361
Led Zeppelin III is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Led Zeppelin

36
2,796 3,585
Born to Run is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Bruce Springsteen, E Street Band

37
3,697 4,148
Appetite for Destruction is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Guns N' Roses

38
3,128 2,574
Tommy is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Who, London Symphony Orchestra

39
3,275 3,438
Goodbye Yellow Brick Road is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

40
2,934 2,423
Magical Mystery Tour is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

41
2,514 2,370
Blonde on Blonde is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Bob Dylan

42
2,489 2,985
Purple Rain is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

43
2,598 3,099
What's Going On is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Marvin Gaye

44
2,276 1,900
Disraeli Gears is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

45
2,520 3,287
Van Halen is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Van Halen

46
2,805 2,391
L.A. Woman is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Doors

47
2,360 2,000
Imagine is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
John Lennon

48
2,614 3,167
Boston is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Boston

49
2,581 2,310
In the Court of the Crimson Ki... is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

50
2,163 1,881
Beggar's Banquet is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Rolling Stones