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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
11,326 8,330
The Dark Side of the Moon is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

2
10,148 5,465
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Cl... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

3
9,304 4,853
Abbey Road is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Beatles

4
8,355 5,583
Led Zeppelin IV is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Led Zeppelin

5
7,482 4,800
The White Album is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Beatles

6
7,416 4,200
Revolver is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Beatles

7
5,424 4,721
Who's Next is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Who

8
6,550 5,718
Nevermind is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Nirvana

9
5,587 3,956
Pet Sounds is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Beach Boys

10
5,382 4,105
The Doors is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Doors

11
5,646 4,482
Led Zeppelin is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Led Zeppelin

12
5,750 3,799
Rubber Soul is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Beatles

13
5,680 4,405
Rumours is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Fleetwood Mac

14
5,251 3,464
Are You Experienced is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Jimi Hendrix Experience

15
7,027 4,508
Wish You Were Here is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Pink Floyd

16
5,080 3,444
The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Sta... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

17
5,019 3,697
Led Zeppelin II is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Led Zeppelin

18
4,542 4,180
London Calling is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Clash

19
4,727 4,134
A Night at the Opera is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

20
4,682 4,922
Back in Black is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

21
5,444 5,024
Thriller is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Michael Jackson

22
4,143 3,088
Electric Ladyland is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Jimi Hendrix Experience

23
4,042 3,055
Sticky Fingers is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Rolling Stones

24
4,304 4,383
Hotel California is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

25
3,712 2,901
Let It Bleed is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Rolling Stones

26
4,053 3,588
Physical Graffiti is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Led Zeppelin

27
3,045 2,519
Exile on Main St. is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Rolling Stones

28
3,867 3,843
Paranoid is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Black Sabbath

29
3,632 2,812
Houses of the Holy is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Led Zeppelin

30
3,550 4,278
The Joshua Tree is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

31
3,355 2,725
Highway 61 Revisited is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

32
4,592 4,159
OK Computer is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Radiohead

33
3,433 2,967
The Velvet Underground & Nico is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Nico, The Velvet Underground

34
3,275 2,819
Bridge Over Troubled Water is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Simon and Garfunkel

35
3,255 3,374
Led Zeppelin III is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Led Zeppelin

36
2,803 3,599
Born to Run is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Bruce Springsteen, E Street Band

37
3,706 4,164
Appetite for Destruction is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Guns N' Roses

38
3,140 2,583
Tommy is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Who, London Symphony Orchestra

39
3,286 3,451
Goodbye Yellow Brick Road is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

40
2,946 2,429
Magical Mystery Tour is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

41
2,524 2,376
Blonde on Blonde is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Bob Dylan

42
2,505 3,001
Purple Rain is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

43
2,612 3,114
What's Going On is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Marvin Gaye

44
2,293 1,905
Disraeli Gears is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

45
2,533 3,300
Van Halen is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Van Halen

46
2,816 2,396
L.A. Woman is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Doors

47
2,376 2,004
Imagine is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
John Lennon

48
2,626 3,178
Boston is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Boston

49
2,172 1,885
Beggar's Banquet is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Rolling Stones

50
2,593 2,320
In the Court of the Crimson Ki... is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time