"Save me from my sickness and tell me why are you like this?"

- Red House Painters
 

Best Albums of 1971

« View best albums of 1970View best albums of 1972 »

Listed below are the greatest albums of 1971 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 19,000 greatest album charts.

Best albums by year or decade
View by decade:
View by year:
1971 year summaryThe best artists of 1971 were Led Zeppelin, The Who, Marvin Gaye, David Bowie, The Rolling Stones, Joni Mitchell, The Doors, Pink Floyd, Yes and Can.
View chart at point in time
 Show this chart as it was on the following date
Share this chart
Share | |
| RSS feed: | Download CSV file: Log in / register
URL to this chart: |
Collector's summary (top 546)Log in or register to discover the great albums that are missing from your music collection!
Sort byOverall Rank | Number of Charts | Average Rating | Number of Ratings | Release Date | Title | Artist
RankAlbumArtist
1.

Led Zeppelin IVUnited Kingdom Led Zeppelin
Year of Release:1971Appears in:1,642 charts
Rank in 1971:1Rank Score:77,139
Rank in 1970s2Overall Rank:8
Average Rating: Top rated 89/100 (1,912 votes)
Comments: 146 comments
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
2.

Who's NextUnited Kingdom The Who
Year of Release:1971Appears in:1,179 charts
Rank in 1971:2Rank Score:45,425
Rank in 1970s7Overall Rank:24
Average Rating: Top rated 87/100 (1,271 votes)
Comments: 99 comments
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
3.

What's Going OnUnited States Marvin Gaye
Year of Release:1971Appears in:740 charts
Rank in 1971:3Rank Score:25,840
Rank in 1970s14Overall Rank:53
Average Rating:  84/100 (871 votes)
Comments: 66 comments
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
4.

Hunky DoryUnited Kingdom David Bowie
Year of Release:1971Appears in:776 charts
Rank in 1971:4Rank Score:24,187
Rank in 1970s16Overall Rank:60
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (943 votes)
Comments: 60 comments
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
5.

Sticky FingersUnited Kingdom The Rolling Stones
Year of Release:1971Appears in:705 charts
Rank in 1971:5Rank Score:21,819
Rank in 1970s20Overall Rank:71
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (833 votes)
Comments: 46 comments
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
6.

BlueCanada Joni Mitchell
Year of Release:1971Appears in:543 charts
Rank in 1971:6Rank Score:16,290
Rank in 1970s27Overall Rank:102
Average Rating:  83/100 (633 votes)
Comments: 40 comments
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
7.

L.A. WomanUnited States The Doors
Year of Release:1971Appears in:452 charts
Rank in 1971:7Rank Score:10,887
Rank in 1970s41Overall Rank:166
Average Rating:  82/100 (610 votes)
Comments: 31 comments
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
8.

MeddleUnited Kingdom Pink Floyd
Year of Release:1971Appears in:438 charts
Rank in 1971:8Rank Score:10,499
Rank in 1970s42Overall Rank:170
Average Rating:  83/100 (772 votes)
Comments: 43 comments
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
9.

Tago MagoGermany Can
Year of Release:1971Appears in:347 charts
Rank in 1971:9Rank Score:9,096
Rank in 1970s50Overall Rank:197
Average Rating:  84/100 (404 votes)
Comments: 30 comments
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
10.

ImagineUnited Kingdom John Lennon
Year of Release:1971Appears in:386 charts
Rank in 1971:10Rank Score:8,029
Rank in 1970s56Overall Rank:227
Average Rating:  82/100 (538 votes)
Comments: 28 comments
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.

Best Albums of 1971 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 4 1%
Elton John 3 1%
Jimi Hendrix 3 1%
Fleetwood Mac 3 1%
The Rolling Stones 3 1%
Collegium Musicum 2 0%
The Who 2 0%
Show all
Country Albums %


United States 215 39%
United Kingdom 162 30%
Germany 34 6%
Brazil 14 3%
Mixed Nationality 12 2%
Canada 12 2%
Italy 11 2%
Show all

« View best albums of 1970View best albums of 1972 »

BestEverAlbums.com  Site Newsletter
Sign up to receive the latest site news.
We value your privacy

BestEverAlbums.com   Music Stores
United States  Buy from your favourite store:
eBay Amazon iTunes


Copyright © 2005-2014 BestEverAlbums.com. All rights reserved.    Terms of Use  |   Privacy Policy  |   Contact Us  |   Advertising  |   RSS Feeds  |   Site Map  |   Hosting by ServInt