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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
10,600 7,728
The Dark Side of the Moon is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

2
9,411 5,121
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Cl... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

3
7,896 5,204
Led Zeppelin IV is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Led Zeppelin

4
8,712 4,597
Abbey Road is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Beatles

5
7,007 4,558
The White Album is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Beatles

6
6,946 3,982
Revolver is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Beatles

7
5,074 4,465
Who's Next is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Who

8
6,144 5,291
Nevermind is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Nirvana

9
5,166 3,730
Pet Sounds is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Beach Boys

10
5,041 3,889
The Doors is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Doors

11
5,348 4,239
Led Zeppelin is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Led Zeppelin

12
5,299 4,127
Rumours is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Fleetwood Mac

13
5,351 3,636
Rubber Soul is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Beatles

14
4,915 3,270
Are You Experienced is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Jimi Hendrix Experience

15
6,612 4,293
Wish You Were Here is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Pink Floyd

16
4,731 3,248
The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Sta... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

17
4,773 3,491
Led Zeppelin II is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Led Zeppelin

18
4,269 3,917
London Calling is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Clash

19
4,328 3,925
A Night at the Opera is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

20
5,118 4,722
Thriller is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Michael Jackson

21
4,413 4,651
Back in Black is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

22
4,068 4,156
Hotel California is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

23
3,882 2,924
Electric Ladyland is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Jimi Hendrix Experience

24
3,796 2,933
Sticky Fingers is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Rolling Stones

25
3,476 2,785
Let It Bleed is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Rolling Stones

26
3,854 3,428
Physical Graffiti is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Led Zeppelin

27
3,674 3,655
Paranoid is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Black Sabbath

28
3,352 4,036
The Joshua Tree is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

29
2,819 2,401
Exile on Main St. is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Rolling Stones

30
3,418 2,702
Houses of the Holy is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Led Zeppelin

31
3,130 2,600
Highway 61 Revisited is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

32
4,276 3,891
OK Computer is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Radiohead

33
3,185 2,788
The Velvet Underground & Nico is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Nico, The Velvet Underground

34
3,099 3,206
Led Zeppelin III is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Led Zeppelin

35
2,667 3,405
Born to Run is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Bruce Springsteen, E Street Band

36
3,078 2,703
Bridge Over Troubled Water is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Simon and Garfunkel

37
3,522 3,944
Appetite for Destruction is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Guns N' Roses

38
3,126 3,293
Goodbye Yellow Brick Road is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

39
2,957 2,478
Tommy is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Who, London Symphony Orchestra

40
2,717 2,337
Magical Mystery Tour is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

41
2,346 2,263
Blonde on Blonde is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Bob Dylan

42
2,329 2,789
Purple Rain is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

43
2,449 2,933
What's Going On is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Marvin Gaye

44
2,371 3,135
Van Halen is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Van Halen

45
2,115 1,819
Disraeli Gears is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

46
2,633 2,310
L.A. Woman is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Doors

47
2,400 2,189
In the Court of the Crimson Ki... is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

48
2,447 3,023
Boston is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Boston

49
2,169 1,925
Imagine is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
John Lennon

50
2,014 1,802
Beggar's Banquet is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Rolling Stones