1971 Album Releases

1971
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Nov 8
Led Zeppelin - Led Zeppelin IV
Led Zeppelin
Led Zeppelin IV
98
critic score
(5)
90
user score
(618)
Dec 17
David Bowie - Hunky Dory
David Bowie
Hunky Dory
100
critic score
(4)
90
user score
(615)
Oct 30
Pink Floyd - Meddle
Pink Floyd
Meddle
80
critic score
(2)
85
user score
(353)
May 21
Marvin Gaye - What's Going On
Marvin Gaye
What's Going On
93
critic score
(3)
91
user score
(341)
Jun 22
Joni Mitchell - Blue
Joni Mitchell
Blue
100
critic score
(4)
90
user score
(263)
Feb
Can - Tago Mago
Can
Tago Mago
95
critic score
(4)
90
user score
(225)
Apr 23
The Rolling Stones - Sticky Fingers
The Rolling Stones
Sticky Fingers
100
critic score
(4)
88
user score
(223)
Aug 14
The Who - Who's Next
The Who
Who's Next
100
critic score
(2)
87
user score
(217)
Jul 21
Black Sabbath - Master of Reality
Black Sabbath
Master of Reality
90
critic score
(2)
86
user score
(199)
Jul 1
Funkadelic - Maggot Brain
Funkadelic
Maggot Brain
93
critic score
(5)
89
user score
(182)
Apr 19
The Doors - L.A. Woman
The Doors
L.A. Woman
82
critic score
(5)
84
user score
(162)
Mar 1
Serge Gainsbourg - Histoire de Melody Nelson
Serge Gainsbourg
Histoire de Melody Nelson
97
critic score
(8)
88
user score
(145)
Nov 26
Yes - Fragile
Yes
Fragile
94
critic score
(2)
84
user score
(139)
Sep 9
John Lennon - Imagine
John Lennon
Imagine
95
critic score
(4)
85
user score
(126)
Mar 19
Leonard Cohen - Songs of Love and Hate
Leonard Cohen
Songs of Love and Hate
91
critic score
(3)
89
user score
(113)
Feb 10
Carole King - Tapestry
Carole King
Tapestry
97
critic score
(3)
88
user score
(108)
Aug 30
The Beach Boys - Surf's Up
The Beach Boys
Surf's Up
74
critic score
(4)
86
user score
(104)
Sep 24
T. Rex - Electric Warrior
T. Rex
Electric Warrior
95
critic score
(3)
87
user score
(102)
Nov 20
Sly & The Family Stone - There's a Riot Goin' On
Sly & The Family Stone
There's a Riot Goin' On
88
critic score
(5)
88
user score
(98)
1971
Chico Buarque - Construção
Chico Buarque
Construção
100
critic score
(1)
88
user score
(78)
Dec 3
King Crimson - Islands
King Crimson
Islands
50
critic score
(1)
77
user score
(78)
Jan 11
Janis Joplin - Pearl
Janis Joplin
Pearl
100
critic score
(1)
87
user score
(70)
Mar 19
Jethro Tull - Aqualung
Jethro Tull
Aqualung
85
critic score
(2)
80
user score
(67)
Feb 19
Yes - The Yes Album
Yes
The Yes Album
81
critic score
(2)
81
user score
(64)
May 1
Gil Scott-Heron - Pieces of a Man
Gil Scott-Heron
Pieces of a Man
80
critic score
(2)
86
user score
(51)
May 17
Paul McCartney & Linda McCartney - Ram
Paul McCartney & Linda McCartney
Ram
97
critic score
(3)
86
user score
(49)
Nov 12
Genesis - Nursery Cryme
Genesis
Nursery Cryme
70
critic score
(1)
79
user score
(48)
Jan 1
Alice Coltrane - Journey in Satchidananda
Alice Coltrane
Journey in Satchidananda
100
critic score
(2)
89
user score
(46)
Sep 21
Faust - Faust
Faust
Faust
90
critic score
(2)
84
user score
(45)
Jan 1
Comus - First Utterance
Comus
First Utterance
80
critic score
(2)
85
user score
(39)
Jun 14
Emerson, Lake & Palmer - Tarkus
Emerson, Lake & Palmer
Tarkus
75
critic score
(2)
78
user score
(37)
Feb 24
Miles Davis - A Tribute to Jack Johnson
Miles Davis
A Tribute to Jack Johnson
87
critic score
(4)
84
user score
(35)
Jul 1
The Allman Brothers Band - At Fillmore East
The Allman Brothers Band
At Fillmore East
100
critic score
(2)
85
user score
(33)
Nov 5
Elton John - Madman Across the Water
Elton John
Madman Across the Water
75
critic score
(2)
80
user score
(32)
Nov 1
Harry Nilsson - Nilsson Schmilsson
Harry Nilsson
Nilsson Schmilsson
89
critic score
(4)
84
user score
(27)
Mar 8
Alice Cooper - Love It to Death
Alice Cooper
Love It to Death
85
critic score
(2)
79
user score
(26)
Nov 17
Miles Davis - Live-Evil
Miles Davis
Live-Evil
90
critic score
(3)
86
user score
(26)
Aug 14
Mahavishnu Orchestra - The Inner Mounting Flame
Mahavishnu Orchestra
The Inner Mounting Flame
100
critic score
(2)
86
user score
(23)
Nov 12
Françoise Hardy - La question
Françoise Hardy
La question
90
critic score
(1)
83
user score
(23)
Oct 18
The Doors - Other Voices
The Doors
Other Voices
80
critic score
(1)
61
user score
(22)
Jan 1
John Prine - John Prine
John Prine
John Prine
100
critic score
(2)
84
user score
(21)
Apr 25
Flower Travellin' Band - Satori
Flower Travellin' Band
Satori
93
critic score
(2)
83
user score
(21)
Nov 24
The Kinks - Muswell Hillbillies
The Kinks
Muswell Hillbillies
88
critic score
(3)
84
user score
(21)
Nov 1
Alice Cooper - Killer
Alice Cooper
Killer
85
critic score
(2)
79
user score
(20)
Apr 4
Os Mutantes - Jardim Elétrico
Os Mutantes
Jardim Elétrico
80
critic score
(1)
81
user score
(19)
Jan 1
Roy Harper - Stormcock
Roy Harper
Stormcock
95
critic score
(2)
88
user score
(17)
Oct 1
Van Der Graaf Generator - Pawn Hearts
Van Der Graaf Generator
Pawn Hearts
80
critic score
(1)
79
user score
(17)
Nov 1
Rodriguez - Coming from Reality
Rodriguez
Coming from Reality
60
critic score
(5)
73
user score
(17)
Nov 24
Pharoah Sanders - Black Unity
Pharoah Sanders
Black Unity
80
critic score
(1)
84
user score
(17)
Jan 1
Popol Vuh - In den Gärten Pharaos
Popol Vuh
In den Gärten Pharaos
80
critic score
(1)
82
user score
(16)
Sep 1
Cher - Gypsys, Tramps & Thieves
Cher
Gypsys, Tramps & Thieves
65
critic score
(2)
74
user score
(16)
Sep 20
Yoko Ono - Fly
Yoko Ono
Fly
89
critic score
(2)
78
user score
(16)
Jul 15
Deep Purple - Fireball
Deep Purple
Fireball
90
critic score
(1)
78
user score
(15)
Sep 1
Santana - Santana III
Santana
Santana III
85
critic score
(2)
81
user score
(15)
Sep 15
Judee Sill - Judee Sill
Judee Sill
Judee Sill
84
critic score
(2)
81
user score
(15)
Jan 1
Karen Dalton - In My Own Time
Karen Dalton
In My Own Time
87
critic score
(3)
76
user score
(14)
Jan 1
Cluster - Cluster 71
Cluster
Cluster 71
88
critic score
(2)
77
user score
(14)
May 1
Rod Stewart - Every Picture Tells a Story
Rod Stewart
Every Picture Tells a Story
100
critic score
(2)
81
user score
(14)
Jul 3
Caetano Veloso - Caetano Veloso (A Little More Blue)
Caetano Veloso
Caetano Veloso (A Little More Blue)
100
critic score
(1)
82
user score
(14)
Oct 1
Curtis Mayfield - Roots
Curtis Mayfield
Roots
90
critic score
(1)
83
user score
(14)
Apr 8
Caravan - In the Land of Grey and Pink
Caravan
In the Land of Grey and Pink
90
critic score
(1)
77
user score
(13)
Dec 29
America - America
America
America
60
critic score
(2)
80
user score
(13)
Apr 1
Captain Beefheart - Mirror Man
Captain Beefheart
Mirror Man
70
critic score
(1)
76
user score
(12)
Apr 12
Stevie Wonder - Where I'm Coming From
Stevie Wonder
Where I'm Coming From
85
critic score
(2)
84
user score
(12)
May 1
Bill Withers - Just As I Am
Bill Withers
Just As I Am
90
critic score
(1)
83
user score
(12)
Dec 1
Electric Light Orchestra - Electric Light Orchestra
Electric Light Orchestra
Electric Light Orchestra
80
critic score
(1)
66
user score
(12)
1971
John Coltrane - Sun Ship
John Coltrane
Sun Ship
80
critic score
(1)
84
user score
(11)
Feb
Baby Huey - The Baby Huey Story: The Living Legend
Baby Huey
The Baby Huey Story: The Living Legend
70
critic score
(1)
82
user score
(11)
Feb 22
David Crosby - If I Could Only Remember My Name
David Crosby
If I Could Only Remember My Name
92
critic score
(4)
87
user score
(11)
May 14
Pink Floyd - Relics
Pink Floyd
Relics
90
critic score
(1)
79
user score
(11)
Jul 1
Isaac Hayes - Shaft
Isaac Hayes
Shaft
88
critic score
(2)
79
user score
(11)
Jul 5
Brainticket - Cottonwoodhill
Brainticket
Cottonwoodhill
90
critic score
(1)
80
user score
(11)
Oct 1
Van Morrison - Tupelo Honey
Van Morrison
Tupelo Honey
85
critic score
(2)
79
user score
(11)
Nov 1
Isaac Hayes - Black Moses
Isaac Hayes
Black Moses
84
critic score
(4)
84
user score
(11)
Jan 1
Gal Costa - Fa-tal - Gal a Todo Vapor
Gal Costa
Fa-tal - Gal a Todo Vapor
80
critic score
(1)
95
user score
(10)
Jul 6
MC5 - High Time
MC5
High Time
80
critic score
(1)
78
user score
(10)
Nov 17
Faces - A Nod Is As Good As a Wink... to a Blind Horse
Faces
A Nod Is As Good As a Wink... to a Blind Horse
100
critic score
(1)
79
user score
(10)
1971
Alice Coltrane - Universal Consciousness
Alice Coltrane
Universal Consciousness
90
critic score
(1)
85
user score
(9)
Jan 21
Pharoah Sanders - Thembi
Pharoah Sanders
Thembi
80
critic score
(1)
83
user score
(9)
Apr
Tangerine Dream - Alpha Centauri
Tangerine Dream
Alpha Centauri
64
critic score
(2)
77
user score
(9)
May 28
Graham Nash - Songs for Beginners
Graham Nash
Songs for Beginners
90
critic score
(1)
86
user score
(9)
Jul 16
Gentle Giant - Acquiring the Taste
Gentle Giant
Acquiring the Taste
90
critic score
(1)
82
user score
(9)
Aug 14
Al Green - Gets Next to You
Al Green
Gets Next to You
95
critic score
(2)
87
user score
(9)
Oct 2
Dolly Parton - Coat of Many Colors
Dolly Parton
Coat of Many Colors
85
critic score
(2)
76
user score
(9)
Oct 8
Hawkwind - In Search of Space
Hawkwind
In Search of Space
70
critic score
(1)
82
user score
(9)
Nov 10
Traffic - The Low Spark of High Heeled Boys
Traffic
The Low Spark of High Heeled Boys
90
critic score
(1)
71
user score
(9)
Nov 20
Happy End - Kazemachi Roman
Happy End
Kazemachi Roman
88
user score
(9)
1971
Ash Ra Tempel - Ash Ra Tempel
Ash Ra Tempel
Ash Ra Tempel
80
critic score
(1)
78
user score
(8)
Mar 1
Amon Düül II - Tanz der Lemminge
Amon Düül II
Tanz der Lemminge
89
critic score
(2)
80
user score
(8)
Jun
Link Wray - Link Wray
Link Wray
Link Wray
86
critic score
(2)
81
user score
(8)
Dec 7
Wings - Wild Life
Wings
Wild Life
50
critic score
(1)
65
user score
(8)
1971
Moondog - Moondog 2
Moondog
Moondog 2
60
critic score
(1)
72
user score
(7)
1971
Elis Regina - Ela
Elis Regina
Ela
85
user score
(7)
Jan 1
Nina Simone - Here Comes the Sun
Nina Simone
Here Comes the Sun
60
critic score
(1)
74
user score
(7)
May 12
Weather Report - Weather Report
Weather Report
Weather Report
100
critic score
(1)
83
user score
(7)
May 14
Carpenters - Carpenters
Carpenters
Carpenters
65
critic score
(2)
80
user score
(7)
Sep 1
Bee Gees - Trafalgar
Bee Gees
Trafalgar
65
critic score
(2)
68
user score
(7)
Oct 1
Cat Stevens - Teaser and the Firecat
Cat Stevens
Teaser and the Firecat
100
critic score
(1)
84
user score
(7)
Nov 1
Billy Joel - Cold Spring Harbor
Billy Joel
Cold Spring Harbor
50
critic score
(2)
65
user score
(7)
Nov 23
War - All Day Music
War
All Day Music
90
critic score
(1)
85
user score
(7)
Jan 1
B.B. King - Live in Cook County Jail
B.B. King
Live in Cook County Jail
100
critic score
(1)
90
user score
(6)
Jan 1
Michel Polnareff - Polnareff's
Michel Polnareff
Polnareff's
90
critic score
(1)
78
user score
(6)
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