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Best Albums of 1971

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Listed below are the greatest albums of 1971 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 36,000 greatest album charts.

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1971 year summaryThe best artists of 1971 were Led Zeppelin, The Who, David Bowie, Marvin Gaye, The Rolling Stones, Joni Mitchell, Pink Floyd, Yes, Can and The Doors.
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11.

Bryter LayterUnited Kingdom Nick Drake
Year of Release:1971Appears in:533 charts
Rank in 1971:11Rank Score:10,266
Rank in 1970s68Overall Rank:267
Average Rating:  84/100 (665 votes)
Comments: 56 comments
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12.

TapestryUnited States Carole King
Year of Release:1971Appears in:550 charts
Rank in 1971:12Rank Score:10,249
Rank in 1970s69Overall Rank:269
Average Rating:  81/100 (692 votes)
Comments: 31 comments
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13.

ImagineUnited Kingdom John Lennon
Year of Release:1971Appears in:613 charts
Rank in 1971:13Rank Score:10,218
Rank in 1970s70Overall Rank:270
Average Rating:  81/100 (900 votes)
Comments: 47 comments
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14.

AqualungUnited Kingdom Jethro Tull
Year of Release:1971Appears in:500 charts
Rank in 1971:14Rank Score:8,838
Rank in 1970s85Overall Rank:321
Average Rating:  83/100 (731 votes)
Comments: 39 comments
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15.

Electric WarriorUnited Kingdom T. Rex
Year of Release:1971Appears in:538 charts
Rank in 1971:15Rank Score:8,766
Rank in 1970s86Overall Rank:324
Average Rating:  83/100 (639 votes)
Comments: 34 comments
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16.

At Fillmore EastUnited States The Allman Brothers Band
Year of Release:1971Appears in:398 charts
Rank in 1971:16Rank Score:8,572
Rank in 1970s88Overall Rank:331
Average Rating:  81/100 (574 votes)
Comments: 31 comments
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17.

Master Of RealityUnited Kingdom Black Sabbath
Year of Release:1971Appears in:445 charts
Rank in 1971:17Rank Score:8,054
Rank in 1970s92Overall Rank:346
Average Rating:  83/100 (718 votes)
Comments: 37 comments
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18.

RamMixed Nationality Paul & Linda McCartney
Year of Release:1971Appears in:347 charts
Rank in 1971:18Rank Score:7,199
Rank in 1970s98Overall Rank:375
Average Rating:  81/100 (493 votes)
Comments: 38 comments
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19.

There's A Riot Goin' OnUnited States Sly & The Family Stone
Year of Release:1971Appears in:432 charts
Rank in 1971:19Rank Score:7,031
Rank in 1970s99Overall Rank:383
Average Rating:  82/100 (495 votes)
Comments: 26 comments
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20.

Maggot BrainUnited States Funkadelic
Year of Release:1971Appears in:415 charts
Rank in 1971:20Rank Score:6,150
Rank in 1970s105Overall Rank:430
Average Rating:  82/100 (484 votes)
Comments: 31 comments
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Best Albums of 1971 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 6 1%
Elvis Presley 5 1%
Melanie 4 0%
Jimi Hendrix 3 0%
The Kinks 3 0%
Mungo Jerry 3 0%
Isaac Hayes 3 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 368 40%
United Kingdom 240 26%
Germany 45 5%
Mixed Nationality 30 3%
Brazil 28 3%
France 22 2%
Italy 20 2%
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