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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
11,300 8,308
The Dark Side of the Moon is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

2
10,120 5,454
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Cl... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

3
9,283 4,843
Abbey Road is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Beatles

4
8,336 5,567
Led Zeppelin IV is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Led Zeppelin

5
7,463 4,790
The White Album is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Beatles

6
7,398 4,192
Revolver is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Beatles

7
5,407 4,711
Who's Next is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Who

8
6,534 5,704
Nevermind is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Nirvana

9
5,568 3,943
Pet Sounds is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Beach Boys

10
5,367 4,093
The Doors is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Doors

11
5,636 4,469
Led Zeppelin is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Led Zeppelin

12
5,735 3,791
Rubber Soul is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Beatles

13
5,661 4,393
Rumours is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Fleetwood Mac

14
5,234 3,453
Are You Experienced is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Jimi Hendrix Experience

15
7,009 4,496
Wish You Were Here is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Pink Floyd

16
5,062 3,435
The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Sta... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

17
5,011 3,687
Led Zeppelin II is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Led Zeppelin

18
4,525 4,171
London Calling is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Clash

19
4,713 4,122
A Night at the Opera is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

20
4,672 4,909
Back in Black is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

21
5,426 5,013
Thriller is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Michael Jackson

22
4,134 3,079
Electric Ladyland is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Jimi Hendrix Experience

23
4,032 3,050
Sticky Fingers is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Rolling Stones

24
4,296 4,370
Hotel California is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

25
3,704 2,895
Let It Bleed is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Rolling Stones

26
4,046 3,577
Physical Graffiti is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Led Zeppelin

27
3,036 2,513
Exile on Main St. is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Rolling Stones

28
3,861 3,832
Paranoid is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Black Sabbath

29
3,622 2,805
Houses of the Holy is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Led Zeppelin

30
3,539 4,265
The Joshua Tree is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

31
3,343 2,720
Highway 61 Revisited is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

32
4,582 4,145
OK Computer is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Radiohead

33
3,268 2,812
Bridge Over Troubled Water is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Simon and Garfunkel

34
3,421 2,958
The Velvet Underground & Nico is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Nico, The Velvet Underground

35
3,250 3,363
Led Zeppelin III is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Led Zeppelin

36
2,797 3,590
Born to Run is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Bruce Springsteen, E Street Band

37
3,700 4,153
Appetite for Destruction is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Guns N' Roses

38
3,130 2,577
Tommy is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Who, London Symphony Orchestra

39
3,278 3,442
Goodbye Yellow Brick Road is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

40
2,937 2,424
Magical Mystery Tour is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

41
2,517 2,372
Blonde on Blonde is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Bob Dylan

42
2,493 2,991
Purple Rain is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

43
2,602 3,104
What's Going On is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Marvin Gaye

44
2,282 1,901
Disraeli Gears is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

45
2,525 3,291
Van Halen is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Van Halen

46
2,809 2,393
L.A. Woman is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Doors

47
2,367 2,001
Imagine is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
John Lennon

48
2,619 3,172
Boston is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Boston

49
2,585 2,313
In the Court of the Crimson Ki... is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

50
2,166 1,882
Beggar's Banquet is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Rolling Stones