Best Albums of 1971

Listed below are the best albums of 1971 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 41,000 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, Pink Floyd, Can, Yes and The Doors.
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1971
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59,597
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1971
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31,526
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1971
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27,249
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22,875
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1971
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20,952
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1971
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18,221
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1971
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12,384
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12,379
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1971
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9,609
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Total albums: 983. Page 1 of 99

Best Albums of 1971 composition

Country Albums %


United States 402 41%
United Kingdom 248 25%
Germany 46 5%
Mixed Nationality 37 4%
Brazil 29 3%
France 23 2%
Italy 21 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 945 96%
Yes 38 4%
Live? Albums %
No 971 99%
Yes 12 1%
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