Best Albums of 1971

Listed below are the best albums of 1971 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 44,000 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, Yes, Can and The Doors.
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1971
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120
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 16 of 100

Best Albums of 1971 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 10 1%
Elvis Presley 6 1%
Melanie 4 0%
James Brown 3 0%
Ennio Morricone 3 0%
Donovan 3 0%
Jimi Hendrix 3 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 399 40%
United Kingdom 237 24%
Germany 49 5%
Mixed Nationality 41 4%
Brazil 33 3%
Australia 26 3%
France 23 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 959 96%
Yes 41 4%
Live? Albums %
No 972 97%
Yes 28 3%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 991 99%
Yes 9 1%
Best Albums of the 1960s
1. Abbey Road by The Beatles
2. Revolver by The Beatles
3. Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band by The Beatles
4. The Velvet Underground & Nico by The Velvet Underground & Nico
5. Pet Sounds by The Beach Boys
6. The Beatles (The White Album) by The Beatles
7. Highway 61 Revisited by Bob Dylan
8. In The Court Of The Crimson King by King Crimson
9. Rubber Soul by The Beatles
10. The Doors by The Doors
11. Blonde On Blonde by Bob Dylan
12. Are You Experienced by The Jimi Hendrix Experience
13. Led Zeppelin II by Led Zeppelin
14. Led Zeppelin by Led Zeppelin
15. Astral Weeks by Van Morrison
16. Let It Bleed by The Rolling Stones
17. Electric Ladyland by The Jimi Hendrix Experience
18. Forever Changes by Love
19. A Love Supreme by John Coltrane
20. Magical Mystery Tour by The Beatles
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