Best Albums of 1971

Listed below are the best albums of 1971 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 46,000 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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Total albums: 1,000. Page 40 of 100

Best Albums of 1971 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 10 1%
Elvis Presley 6 1%
Melanie 4 0%
Fela Kuti & Africa 70 3 0%
The Kinks 3 0%
Mungo Jerry 3 0%
Donovan 3 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 408 41%
United Kingdom 239 24%
Germany 49 5%
Mixed Nationality 42 4%
Brazil 33 3%
France 23 2%
Italy 20 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 959 96%
Yes 41 4%
Live? Albums %
No 971 97%
Yes 29 3%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 991 99%
Yes 9 1%
Best Albums of the 1950s
1. Kind Of Blue by Miles Davis
2. Mingus Ah Um by Charles Mingus
3. Time Out by The Dave Brubeck Quartet
4. Blue Train by John Coltrane
5. Elvis Presley by Elvis Presley
6. In The Wee Small Hours by Frank Sinatra
7. The Shape Of Jazz To Come by Ornette Coleman
8. Here's Little Richard by Little Richard
9. Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers by Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers
10. Lady In Satin by Billie Holiday
11. Brilliant Corners by Thelonious Monk
12. Chuck Berry Is On Top by Chuck Berry
13. Songs For Swingin' Lovers! by Frank Sinatra
14. Saxophone Colossus by Sonny Rollins
15. Somethin' Else by Cannonball Adderley
16. Moanin' In The Moonlight by Howlin' Wolf
17. The "Chirping" Crickets by The Crickets
18. Birth Of The Cool by Miles Davis
19. Buddy Holly by Buddy Holly
20. Chet Baker Sings by Chet Baker
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