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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6,888
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1971
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6,171
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1971
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5,672
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1971
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5,533
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1971
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5,243
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1971
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5,242
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1971
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5,084
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1971
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4,389
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1971
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4,308
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1971
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4,123
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 2 of 100

Best Albums of 1971 composition

Country Albums %


United States 394 39%
United Kingdom 250 25%
Germany 47 5%
Mixed Nationality 45 5%
Brazil 31 3%
Australia 25 3%
France 23 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 955 96%
Yes 45 5%
Live? Albums %
No 959 96%
Yes 41 4%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 985 99%
Yes 15 2%
Best Ever Albums
1. OK Computer by Radiohead
2. The Dark Side Of The Moon by Pink Floyd
3. Abbey Road by The Beatles
4. Revolver by The Beatles
5. In Rainbows by Radiohead
6. Wish You Were Here by Pink Floyd
7. Kid A by Radiohead
8. Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band by The Beatles
9. The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars by David Bowie
10. The Velvet Underground & Nico by The Velvet Underground & Nico
11. Pet Sounds by The Beach Boys
12. Untitled (Led Zeppelin IV) by Led Zeppelin
13. The Beatles (The White Album) by The Beatles
14. Nevermind by Nirvana
15. Funeral by Arcade Fire
16. In The Aeroplane Over The Sea by Neutral Milk Hotel
17. The Queen Is Dead by The Smiths
18. To Pimp A Butterfly by Kendrick Lamar
19. Doolittle by Pixies
20. London Calling by The Clash
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