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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 26,000 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, Andrew Hill and Otis Redding.
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RankAlbumArtist
1.

A Hard Day's NightUnited Kingdom The Beatles
Year of Release:1964Appears in:547 charts
Rank in 1964:1Rank Score:10,904
Rank in 1960s38Overall Rank:216
Average Rating:  82/100 (1,125 votes)
Comments: 79 comments
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2.

The Times They Are A-Changin'United States Bob Dylan
Year of Release:1964Appears in:301 charts
Rank in 1964:2Rank Score:4,465
Rank in 1960s58Overall Rank:481
Average Rating:  80/100 (551 votes)
Comments: 25 comments
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3.

Getz/GilbertoMixed Nationality Stan Getz & João Gilberto
Year of Release:1964Appears in:232 charts
Rank in 1964:3Rank Score:3,754
Rank in 1960s66Overall Rank:560
Average Rating:  82/100 (274 votes)
Comments: 18 comments
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4.

Beatles For SaleUnited Kingdom The Beatles
Year of Release:1964Appears in:269 charts
Rank in 1964:4Rank Score:2,695
Rank in 1960s77Overall Rank:765
Average Rating:  76/100 (700 votes)
Comments: 42 comments
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5.

Out To Lunch!United States Eric Dolphy
Year of Release:1964Appears in:185 charts
Rank in 1964:5Rank Score:2,638
Rank in 1960s80Overall Rank:780
Average Rating:  79/100 (208 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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6.

Another Side Of Bob DylanUnited States Bob Dylan
Year of Release:1964Appears in:190 charts
Rank in 1964:6Rank Score:1,919
Rank in 1960s102Overall Rank:1,040
Average Rating:  78/100 (360 votes)
Comments: 18 comments
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7.

Presenting The Fabulous Ronettes Featuring VeronicaUnited States The Ronettes
Year of Release:1964Appears in:99 charts
Rank in 1964:7Rank Score:999
Rank in 1960s162Overall Rank:1,789
Average Rating:  78/100 (101 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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8.

Jazz På SvenskaSweden Jan Johansson
Year of Release:1964Appears in:43 charts
Rank in 1964:8Rank Score:955
Rank in 1960s174Overall Rank:1,865
Average Rating:  76/100 (52 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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9.

Meet The Beatles!United Kingdom The Beatles
Year of Release:1964Appears in:62 charts
Rank in 1964:9Rank Score:929
Rank in 1960s177Overall Rank:1,906
Average Rating:  77/100 (323 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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10.

Live At The Star Club, HamburgUnited States Jerry Lee Lewis
Year of Release:1964Appears in:54 charts
Rank in 1964:10Rank Score:876
Rank in 1960s182Overall Rank:1,999
Average Rating:  76/100 (55 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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Best Albums of 1964 composition

Artist Albums %


The Beatles 8 3%
The Beach Boys 4 1%
The Rolling Stones 4 1%
Woody Guthrie 4 1%
Various Artists 4 1%
John Coltrane 3 1%
Dave Van Ronk 3 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 184 64%
United Kingdom 48 17%
Brazil 14 5%
France 11 4%
Mixed Nationality 7 2%
India 4 1%
Canada 3 1%
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