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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 19,000 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 Ronettes, Jan Johansson, The Rolling Stones, Jerry Lee Lewis, Otis Redding and Muddy Waters.
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RankAlbumArtist
1.

A Hard Day's NightUnited Kingdom The Beatles
Year of Release:1964Appears in:405 charts
Rank in 1964:1Rank Score:8,392
Rank in 1960s39Overall Rank:224
Average Rating:  81/100 (857 votes)
Comments: 66 comments
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2.

The Times They Are A-Changin'United States Bob Dylan
Year of Release:1964Appears in:224 charts
Rank in 1964:2Rank Score:3,497
Rank in 1960s61Overall Rank:496
Average Rating:  80/100 (402 votes)
Comments: 21 comments
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3.

Getz/GilbertoMixed Nationality Stan Getz & João Gilberto
Year of Release:1964Appears in:168 charts
Rank in 1964:3Rank Score:3,036
Rank in 1960s69Overall Rank:572
Average Rating:  82/100 (200 votes)
Comments: 14 comments
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4.

Beatles For SaleUnited Kingdom The Beatles
Year of Release:1964Appears in:199 charts
Rank in 1964:4Rank Score:2,089
Rank in 1960s82Overall Rank:791
Average Rating:  76/100 (517 votes)
Comments: 35 comments
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5.

Out To Lunch!United States Eric Dolphy
Year of Release:1964Appears in:134 charts
Rank in 1964:5Rank Score:1,914
Rank in 1960s86Overall Rank:850
Average Rating:  79/100 (153 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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6.

Another Side Of Bob DylanUnited States Bob Dylan
Year of Release:1964Appears in:150 charts
Rank in 1964:6Rank Score:1,699
Rank in 1960s97Overall Rank:960
Average Rating:  78/100 (272 votes)
Comments: 13 comments
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7.

Presenting the Fabulous Ronettes Featuring VeronicaUnited States The Ronettes
Year of Release:1964Appears in:74 charts
Rank in 1964:7Rank Score:971
Rank in 1960s142Overall Rank:1,528
Average Rating:  78/100 (71 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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8.

Jazz På SvenskaSweden Jan Johansson
Year of Release:1964Appears in:36 charts
Rank in 1964:8Rank Score:862
Rank in 1960s157Overall Rank:1,681
Average Rating:  76/100 (40 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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9.

Meet The Beatles!United Kingdom The Beatles
Year of Release:1964Appears in:50 charts
Rank in 1964:9Rank Score:798
Rank in 1960s167Overall Rank:1,798
Average Rating:  77/100 (254 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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10.

Live At The Star Club, HamburgUnited States Jerry Lee Lewis
Year of Release:1964Appears in:43 charts
Rank in 1964:10Rank Score:765
Rank in 1960s170Overall Rank:1,862
Average Rating:  76/100 (47 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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Best Albums of 1964 composition

Artist Albums %


The Beatles 6 3%
The Rolling Stones 4 2%
Various Artists 3 2%
The Dave Clark Five 3 2%
Miles Davis 3 2%
Dave Van Ronk 3 2%
Thelonious Monk 3 2%
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Country Albums %


United States 124 62%
United Kingdom 35 18%
France 10 5%
Brazil 8 4%
Mixed Nationality 5 3%
Egypt 3 2%
India 3 2%
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