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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56,644
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1971
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30,012
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26,626
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22,205
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21,747
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19,309
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12,086
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12,020
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9,467
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 1 of 100

Best Albums of 1971 composition

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 Artists of the 1960s
1. The Beatles
2. The Velvet Underground
3. Jimi Hendrix
4. Bob Dylan
5. The Beach Boys
6. The Jimi Hendrix Experience
7. The Velvet Underground & Nico
8. Led Zeppelin
9. The Doors
10. The Rolling Stones
11. King Crimson
12. John Coltrane
13. Frank Zappa
14. The Kinks
15. Van Morrison
16. Love
17. Charles Mingus
18. Neil Young
19. The Zombies
20. Miles Davis
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