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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
10,960 8,040
The Dark Side of the Moon is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

2
9,780 5,306
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Cl... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

3
8,122 5,397
Led Zeppelin IV is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Led Zeppelin

4
9,000 4,725
Abbey Road is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Beatles

5
7,226 4,684
The White Album is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Beatles

6
7,162 4,094
Revolver is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Beatles

7
5,234 4,594
Who's Next is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Who

8
6,345 5,498
Nevermind is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Nirvana

9
5,366 3,830
Pet Sounds is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Beach Boys

10
5,205 3,986
The Doors is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Doors

11
5,493 4,353
Led Zeppelin is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Led Zeppelin

12
5,544 3,716
Rubber Soul is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Beatles

13
5,482 4,257
Rumours is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Fleetwood Mac

14
5,063 3,372
Are You Experienced is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Jimi Hendrix Experience

15
6,812 4,395
Wish You Were Here is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Pink Floyd

16
4,890 3,344
The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Sta... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

17
4,893 3,590
Led Zeppelin II is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Led Zeppelin

18
4,401 4,037
London Calling is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Clash

19
4,515 4,022
A Night at the Opera is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

20
4,540 4,775
Back in Black is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

21
5,279 4,865
Thriller is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Michael Jackson

22
4,004 3,006
Electric Ladyland is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Jimi Hendrix Experience

23
3,922 2,993
Sticky Fingers is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Rolling Stones

24
4,194 4,264
Hotel California is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

25
3,594 2,847
Let It Bleed is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Rolling Stones

26
3,955 3,512
Physical Graffiti is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Led Zeppelin

27
3,775 3,743
Paranoid is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Black Sabbath

28
2,933 2,465
Exile on Main St. is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Rolling Stones

29
3,528 2,759
Houses of the Holy is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Led Zeppelin

30
3,444 4,158
The Joshua Tree is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

31
3,229 2,673
Highway 61 Revisited is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

32
4,436 4,019
OK Computer is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Radiohead

33
3,307 2,875
The Velvet Underground & Nico is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Nico, The Velvet Underground

34
3,175 2,761
Bridge Over Troubled Water is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Simon and Garfunkel

35
3,172 3,287
Led Zeppelin III is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Led Zeppelin

36
2,736 3,495
Born to Run is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Bruce Springsteen, E Street Band

37
3,619 4,053
Appetite for Destruction is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Guns N' Roses

38
3,206 3,367
Goodbye Yellow Brick Road is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

39
3,042 2,537
Tommy is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Who, London Symphony Orchestra

40
2,835 2,383
Magical Mystery Tour is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

41
2,423 2,328
Blonde on Blonde is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Bob Dylan

42
2,410 2,890
Purple Rain is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

43
2,540 3,016
What's Going On is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Marvin Gaye

44
2,460 3,211
Van Halen is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Van Halen

45
2,193 1,863
Disraeli Gears is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

46
2,720 2,355
L.A. Woman is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Doors

47
2,265 1,967
Imagine is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
John Lennon

48
2,532 3,094
Boston is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Boston

49
2,490 2,264
In the Court of the Crimson Ki... is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

50
2,088 1,849
Beggar's Banquet is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Rolling Stones