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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 The Kinks.
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RankAlbumArtist
1.

A Hard Day's NightUnited Kingdom The Beatles
Year of Release:1964Appears in:390 charts
Rank in 1964:1Rank Score:8,202
Rank in 1960s39Overall Rank:222
Average Rating:  81/100 (820 votes)
Comments: 63 comments
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2.

The Times They Are A-Changin'United States Bob Dylan
Year of Release:1964Appears in:210 charts
Rank in 1964:2Rank Score:3,436
Rank in 1960s61Overall Rank:487
Average Rating:  81/100 (378 votes)
Comments: 21 comments
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3.

Getz/GilbertoMixed Nationality Stan Getz & João Gilberto
Year of Release:1964Appears in:155 charts
Rank in 1964:3Rank Score:2,657
Rank in 1960s70Overall Rank:626
Average Rating:  82/100 (196 votes)
Comments: 13 comments
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4.

Beatles For SaleUnited Kingdom The Beatles
Year of Release:1964Appears in:186 charts
Rank in 1964:4Rank Score:2,041
Rank in 1960s82Overall Rank:788
Average Rating:  76/100 (496 votes)
Comments: 35 comments
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5.

Out To Lunch!United States Eric Dolphy
Year of Release:1964Appears in:123 charts
Rank in 1964:5Rank Score:1,881
Rank in 1960s84Overall Rank:844
Average Rating:  79/100 (146 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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6.

Another Side Of Bob DylanUnited States Bob Dylan
Year of Release:1964Appears in:138 charts
Rank in 1964:6Rank Score:1,569
Rank in 1960s101Overall Rank:996
Average Rating:  78/100 (261 votes)
Comments: 13 comments
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7.

Presenting the Fabulous Ronettes Featuring VeronicaUnited States The Ronettes
Year of Release:1964Appears in:67 charts
Rank in 1964:7Rank Score:899
Rank in 1960s149Overall Rank:1,580
Average Rating:  78/100 (66 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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8.

Jazz På SvenskaSweden Jan Johansson
Year of Release:1964Appears in:34 charts
Rank in 1964:8Rank Score:884
Rank in 1960s151Overall Rank:1,610
Average Rating:  75/100 (37 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:849
Rank in 1960s157Overall Rank:1,671
Average Rating:  77/100 (243 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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10.

Live At The Star Club, HamburgUnited States Jerry Lee Lewis
Year of Release:1964Appears in:41 charts
Rank in 1964:10Rank Score:751
Rank in 1960s170Overall Rank:1,845
Average Rating:  77/100 (43 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%
Dave Van Ronk 3 2%
Thelonious Monk 3 2%
The Beach Boys 3 2%
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Country Albums %


United States 114 62%
United Kingdom 34 18%
France 10 5%
Mixed Nationality 5 3%
Brazil 5 3%
India 3 2%
Egypt 2 1%
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