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Best Albums of 1971

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Listed below are the greatest albums of 1971 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 22,000 greatest album charts.

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1971 year summaryThe best artists of 1971 were Led Zeppelin, The Who, Marvin Gaye, David Bowie, The Rolling Stones, Joni Mitchell, Pink Floyd, The Doors, Yes and Can.
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RankAlbumArtist
1.

Led Zeppelin IVUnited Kingdom Led Zeppelin
Year of Release:1971Appears in:1,797 charts
Rank in 1971:1Rank Score:83,109
Rank in 1970s2Overall Rank:9
Average Rating: Top rated 89/100 (2,219 votes)
Comments: 167 comments
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2.

Who's NextUnited Kingdom The Who
Year of Release:1971Appears in:1,284 charts
Rank in 1971:2Rank Score:48,500
Rank in 1970s7Overall Rank:26
Average Rating: Top rated 87/100 (1,460 votes)
Comments: 117 comments
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3.

What's Going OnUnited States Marvin Gaye
Year of Release:1971Appears in:821 charts
Rank in 1971:3Rank Score:28,621
Rank in 1970s14Overall Rank:51
Average Rating:  84/100 (992 votes)
Comments: 77 comments
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4.

Hunky DoryUnited Kingdom David Bowie
Year of Release:1971Appears in:881 charts
Rank in 1971:4Rank Score:27,611
Rank in 1970s16Overall Rank:57
Average Rating: Top rated 87/100 (1,121 votes)
Comments: 78 comments
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5.

Sticky FingersUnited Kingdom The Rolling Stones
Year of Release:1971Appears in:785 charts
Rank in 1971:5Rank Score:24,276
Rank in 1970s20Overall Rank:73
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (956 votes)
Comments: 55 comments
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6.

BlueCanada Joni Mitchell
Year of Release:1971Appears in:617 charts
Rank in 1971:6Rank Score:17,685
Rank in 1970s27Overall Rank:105
Average Rating:  84/100 (720 votes)
Comments: 44 comments
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7.

MeddleUnited Kingdom Pink Floyd
Year of Release:1971Appears in:508 charts
Rank in 1971:7Rank Score:11,811
Rank in 1970s41Overall Rank:165
Average Rating:  84/100 (899 votes)
Comments: 48 comments
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8.

L.A. WomanUnited States The Doors
Year of Release:1971Appears in:492 charts
Rank in 1971:8Rank Score:11,517
Rank in 1970s42Overall Rank:168
Average Rating:  83/100 (702 votes)
Comments: 35 comments
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9.

Tago MagoGermany Can
Year of Release:1971Appears in:412 charts
Rank in 1971:9Rank Score:10,941
Rank in 1970s44Overall Rank:177
Average Rating:  84/100 (464 votes)
Comments: 38 comments
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10.

ImagineUnited Kingdom John Lennon
Year of Release:1971Appears in:440 charts
Rank in 1971:10Rank Score:8,643
Rank in 1970s59Overall Rank:231
Average Rating:  81/100 (629 votes)
Comments: 34 comments
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Best Albums of 1971 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 5 1%
Melanie 4 1%
Elvis Presley 4 1%
Elton John 3 0%
Jimi Hendrix 3 0%
The Kinks 3 0%
Fleetwood Mac 3 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 281 40%
United Kingdom 210 30%
Germany 35 5%
Brazil 20 3%
Mixed Nationality 16 2%
France 16 2%
Italy 15 2%
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