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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 18,000 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, Jan Johansson, The Ronettes, 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:387 charts
Rank in 1964:1Rank Score:8,309
Rank in 1960s39Overall Rank:212
Average Rating:  81/100 (797 votes)
Comments: 62 comments
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2.

The Times They Are A-Changin'United States Bob Dylan
Year of Release:1964Appears in:204 charts
Rank in 1964:2Rank Score:3,439
Rank in 1960s61Overall Rank:482
Average Rating:  80/100 (364 votes)
Comments: 21 comments
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3.

Getz/GilbertoMixed Nationality Stan Getz & João Gilberto
Year of Release:1964Appears in:149 charts
Rank in 1964:3Rank Score:2,569
Rank in 1960s70Overall Rank:628
Average Rating:  82/100 (184 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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4.

Beatles For SaleUnited Kingdom The Beatles
Year of Release:1964Appears in:183 charts
Rank in 1964:4Rank Score:2,016
Rank in 1960s81Overall Rank:782
Average Rating:  76/100 (482 votes)
Comments: 34 comments
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5.

Out To Lunch!United States Eric Dolphy
Year of Release:1964Appears in:114 charts
Rank in 1964:5Rank Score:1,738
Rank in 1960s89Overall Rank:902
Average Rating:  79/100 (138 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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6.

Another Side Of Bob DylanUnited States Bob Dylan
Year of Release:1964Appears in:132 charts
Rank in 1964:6Rank Score:1,541
Rank in 1960s99Overall Rank:1,003
Average Rating:  77/100 (253 votes)
Comments: 13 comments
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7.

Meet The Beatles!United Kingdom The Beatles
Year of Release:1964Appears in:51 charts
Rank in 1964:7Rank Score:891
Rank in 1960s148Overall Rank:1,579
Average Rating:  77/100 (235 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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8.

Jazz På SvenskaSweden Jan Johansson
Year of Release:1964Appears in:33 charts
Rank in 1964:8Rank Score:885
Rank in 1960s149Overall Rank:1,587
Average Rating:  74/100 (38 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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9.

Presenting the Fabulous Ronettes Featuring VeronicaUnited States The Ronettes
Year of Release:1964Appears in:62 charts
Rank in 1964:9Rank Score:825
Rank in 1960s160Overall Rank:1,685
Average Rating:  78/100 (61 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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10.

Live At The Star Club, HamburgUnited States Jerry Lee Lewis
Year of Release:1964Appears in:39 charts
Rank in 1964:10Rank Score:748
Rank in 1960s168Overall Rank:1,810
Average Rating:  76/100 (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%
The Dave Clark Five 3 2%
The Beach Boys 3 2%
Dave Van Ronk 3 2%
Various Artists 3 2%
Thelonious Monk 3 2%
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Country Albums %


United States 112 63%
United Kingdom 34 19%
France 9 5%
Mixed Nationality 5 3%
Brazil 4 2%
Canada 2 1%
Sweden 2 1%
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