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Best Albums of 1964

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Listed below are the greatest albums of 1964 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 23,000 greatest album charts.

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1964 year summaryThe best artists of 1964 were The Beatles, Bob Dylan, Stan Getz & João Gilberto, Eric Dolphy, The Rolling Stones, The Ronettes, Jan Johansson, Otis Redding, Jerry Lee Lewis and The Kinks.
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RankAlbumArtist
1.

A Hard Day's NightUnited Kingdom The Beatles
Year of Release:1964Appears in:477 charts
Rank in 1964:1Rank Score:9,352
Rank in 1960s38Overall Rank:224
Average Rating:  82/100 (988 votes)
Comments: 75 comments
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2.

The Times They Are A-Changin'United States Bob Dylan
Year of Release:1964Appears in:257 charts
Rank in 1964:2Rank Score:4,183
Rank in 1960s58Overall Rank:455
Average Rating:  80/100 (476 votes)
Comments: 25 comments
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3.

Getz/GilbertoMixed Nationality Stan Getz & João Gilberto
Year of Release:1964Appears in:202 charts
Rank in 1964:3Rank Score:3,455
Rank in 1960s63Overall Rank:545
Average Rating:  82/100 (235 votes)
Comments: 16 comments
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4.

Beatles For SaleUnited Kingdom The Beatles
Year of Release:1964Appears in:232 charts
Rank in 1964:4Rank Score:2,425
Rank in 1960s79Overall Rank:765
Average Rating:  76/100 (605 votes)
Comments: 39 comments
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5.

Out To Lunch!United States Eric Dolphy
Year of Release:1964Appears in:149 charts
Rank in 1964:5Rank Score:2,185
Rank in 1960s85Overall Rank:828
Average Rating:  79/100 (175 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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6.

Another Side Of Bob DylanUnited States Bob Dylan
Year of Release:1964Appears in:163 charts
Rank in 1964:6Rank Score:1,731
Rank in 1960s105Overall Rank:1,030
Average Rating:  78/100 (316 votes)
Comments: 16 comments
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7.

Presenting the Fabulous Ronettes Featuring VeronicaUnited States The Ronettes
Year of Release:1964Appears in:86 charts
Rank in 1964:7Rank Score:951
Rank in 1960s153Overall Rank:1,696
Average Rating:  78/100 (85 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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8.

Meet The Beatles!United Kingdom The Beatles
Year of Release:1964Appears in:55 charts
Rank in 1964:8Rank Score:904
Rank in 1960s156Overall Rank:1,771
Average Rating:  77/100 (287 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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9.

Jazz På SvenskaSweden Jan Johansson
Year of Release:1964Appears in:38 charts
Rank in 1964:9Rank Score:881
Rank in 1960s161Overall Rank:1,806
Average Rating:  76/100 (46 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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10.

Pain In My HeartUnited States Otis Redding
Year of Release:1964Appears in:54 charts
Rank in 1964:10Rank Score:774
Rank in 1960s180Overall Rank:2,009
Average Rating:  76/100 (62 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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Best Albums of 1964 composition

Artist Albums %


The Beatles 8 3%
The Rolling Stones 4 2%
Woody Guthrie 4 2%
Various Artists 4 2%
The Beach Boys 4 2%
Chuck Berry 3 1%
Ravi Shankar 3 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 160 64%
United Kingdom 45 18%
France 10 4%
Brazil 7 3%
Mixed Nationality 7 3%
India 4 2%
Italy 3 1%
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