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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 22,000 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 Beach Boys.
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RankAlbumArtist
1.

A Hard Day's NightUnited Kingdom The Beatles
Year of Release:1964Appears in:455 charts
Rank in 1964:1Rank Score:9,233
Rank in 1960s38Overall Rank:218
Average Rating:  82/100 (942 votes)
Comments: 74 comments
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2.

The Times They Are A-Changin'United States Bob Dylan
Year of Release:1964Appears in:244 charts
Rank in 1964:2Rank Score:3,966
Rank in 1960s59Overall Rank:467
Average Rating:  80/100 (445 votes)
Comments: 21 comments
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3.

Getz/GilbertoMixed Nationality Stan Getz & João Gilberto
Year of Release:1964Appears in:188 charts
Rank in 1964:3Rank Score:3,257
Rank in 1960s66Overall Rank:565
Average Rating:  82/100 (224 votes)
Comments: 15 comments
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4.

Beatles For SaleUnited Kingdom The Beatles
Year of Release:1964Appears in:224 charts
Rank in 1964:4Rank Score:2,328
Rank in 1960s79Overall Rank:774
Average Rating:  76/100 (574 votes)
Comments: 38 comments
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5.

Out To Lunch!United States Eric Dolphy
Year of Release:1964Appears in:139 charts
Rank in 1964:5Rank Score:2,056
Rank in 1960s87Overall Rank:854
Average Rating:  79/100 (170 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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6.

Another Side Of Bob DylanUnited States Bob Dylan
Year of Release:1964Appears in:155 charts
Rank in 1964:6Rank Score:1,644
Rank in 1960s107Overall Rank:1,057
Average Rating:  78/100 (303 votes)
Comments: 13 comments
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7.

Presenting the Fabulous Ronettes Featuring VeronicaUnited States The Ronettes
Year of Release:1964Appears in:80 charts
Rank in 1964:7Rank Score:967
Rank in 1960s151Overall Rank:1,639
Average Rating:  79/100 (80 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:915
Rank in 1960s158Overall Rank:1,718
Average Rating:  77/100 (277 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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9.

Jazz På SvenskaSweden Jan Johansson
Year of Release:1964Appears in:37 charts
Rank in 1964:9Rank Score:875
Rank in 1960s161Overall Rank:1,784
Average Rating:  76/100 (45 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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10.

Live At The Star Club, HamburgUnited States Jerry Lee Lewis
Year of Release:1964Appears in:49 charts
Rank in 1964:10Rank Score:847
Rank in 1960s169Overall Rank:1,831
Average Rating:  77/100 (52 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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Best Albums of 1964 composition

Artist Albums %


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


United States 148 63%
United Kingdom 45 19%
France 10 4%
Brazil 7 3%
Mixed Nationality 5 2%
India 4 2%
Italy 3 1%
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