Best Albums of 1971

Listed below are the best albums of 1971 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 53,000 greatest album charts.

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1971 year summaryThe best artists of 1971 were Led Zeppelin, The Who, David Bowie, The Rolling Stones, Marvin Gaye, Joni Mitchell, Yes, Pink Floyd, Can and The Doors.
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1971
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44,413
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1971
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24,143
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1971
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22,118
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1971
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19,744
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1971
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19,294
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1971
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17,105
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1971
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10,264
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1971
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10,216
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1971
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8,569
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1971
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7,085
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Best Albums of 1971 composition

Country Albums %


United States 389 39%
United Kingdom 253 25%
Germany 47 5%
Mixed Nationality 47 5%
Brazil 31 3%
Australia 26 3%
France 23 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 955 96%
Yes 45 5%
Live? Albums %
No 961 96%
Yes 39 4%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 985 99%
Yes 15 2%
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