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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 24,000 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, Jerry Lee Lewis, Otis Redding and The Kinks.
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RankAlbumArtist
1.

A Hard Day's NightUnited Kingdom The Beatles
Year of Release:1964Appears in:501 charts
Rank in 1964:1Rank Score:10,155
Rank in 1960s38Overall Rank:217
Average Rating:  82/100 (1,052 votes)
Comments: 78 comments
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2.

The Times They Are A-Changin'United States Bob Dylan
Year of Release:1964Appears in:273 charts
Rank in 1964:2Rank Score:4,065
Rank in 1960s60Overall Rank:492
Average Rating:  80/100 (511 votes)
Comments: 25 comments
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3.

Getz/GilbertoMixed Nationality Stan Getz & João Gilberto
Year of Release:1964Appears in:207 charts
Rank in 1964:3Rank Score:3,439
Rank in 1960s67Overall Rank:581
Average Rating:  82/100 (257 votes)
Comments: 18 comments
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4.

Out To Lunch!United States Eric Dolphy
Year of Release:1964Appears in:162 charts
Rank in 1964:4Rank Score:2,494
Rank in 1960s78Overall Rank:775
Average Rating:  79/100 (190 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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5.

Beatles For SaleUnited Kingdom The Beatles
Year of Release:1964Appears in:240 charts
Rank in 1964:5Rank Score:2,469
Rank in 1960s79Overall Rank:780
Average Rating:  76/100 (646 votes)
Comments: 41 comments
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6.

Another Side Of Bob DylanUnited States Bob Dylan
Year of Release:1964Appears in:174 charts
Rank in 1964:6Rank Score:1,790
Rank in 1960s105Overall Rank:1,054
Average Rating:  78/100 (333 votes)
Comments: 18 comments
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7.

Presenting The Fabulous Ronettes Featuring VeronicaUnited States The Ronettes
Year of Release:1964Appears in:97 charts
Rank in 1964:7Rank Score:1,001
Rank in 1960s156Overall Rank:1,705
Average Rating:  78/100 (97 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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8.

Meet The Beatles!United Kingdom The Beatles
Year of Release:1964Appears in:56 charts
Rank in 1964:8Rank Score:918
Rank in 1960s165Overall Rank:1,827
Average Rating:  77/100 (304 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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9.

Jazz På SvenskaSweden Jan Johansson
Year of Release:1964Appears in:44 charts
Rank in 1964:9Rank Score:888
Rank in 1960s170Overall Rank:1,883
Average Rating:  75/100 (49 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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10.

Live At The Star Club, HamburgUnited States Jerry Lee Lewis
Year of Release:1964Appears in:50 charts
Rank in 1964:10Rank Score:868
Rank in 1960s176Overall Rank:1,927
Average Rating:  76/100 (53 votes)
Comments: 5 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%
Dave Van Ronk 3 1%
Chuck Berry 3 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 166 65%
United Kingdom 45 18%
France 11 4%
Mixed Nationality 7 3%
Brazil 7 3%
India 4 2%
Italy 3 1%
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