(B-list) Album Chart of 1964

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(B-list) Album Chart of 1964
see also: the main (A-list) Album Chart of 1964
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A HARD DAY’S NIGHT
The Beatles
Parlophone PMC-1230
England
7.73 “Brilliant” Pop

Jukebox picks: “I Should Have Known Better” (9.7) • “I’ll Be Back” (9.5) • “Any Time At All” (8.9)
TJR saysThe UK edition of the album was released 2 weeks after the US version, and dropped the soundtrack instrumentals. Side on...more →

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OLYMPIA 64
Jacques Brel
Barclay 80243
Belgium
7.48 “Really good” Crooner / Cabaret

Jukebox picks: “Amsterdam [live '64]” (9.8) • “Les Timides [live '64]” (8.0) • “Le Dernier Repas [live '64]” (7.6)
TJR saysRecorded in live concerts between October 16th, 1964 and October 17th, 1964....more →

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THE ANIMALS [UK]
The Animals
Columbia 33SX 1669
England
7.32 “Really good” Blues / Rhythm n Blues

Jukebox picks: “Story Of Bo Diddley” (9.8) • “Right Time” (9.0) • “I’m Mad Again” (8.8)
TJR saysArriving in October '64 was the Animals first British LP, with 5 changes to the 12 tracks which had appeared a month ear...more →

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YOU NEVER CAN TELL
Chuck Berry
Marble Arch Records ‎MAL-702
the USA
7.09 “Really good” Rock n Roll / Rockabilly; Blues / Rhythm n Blues

Jukebox picks: “Promised Land” (9.2) • “You Never Can Tell” (9.1) • “Run Around” (8.2)
TJR saysUK compilation spanning 6 years of recordings, including 5 cuts from '64....more →

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FLY FLYING SKA
Prince Buster
Blue Beat BBLP-803
Jamaica
6.94 “Good” Ska / Rocksteady

Jukebox picks: “Ska War” (9.2) • “Perhaps” (8.3) • “Eye For An Eye” (7.9)
TJR saysBlue Beat 803 - A showcase album for the Buster productions and the Blue Beat label. Compiles 5 tracks from the Prince, ...more →

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ROCK N SOUL
Solomon Burke
Atlantic 8096
the USA
6.80 “Good” Soul Ballad; Soul

Jukebox picks: “Goodbye Baby (Baby Goodbye)” (8.6) • “You’re Good For Me” (7.8) • “Cry To Me” (7.5)
TJR saysAfter a string of a dozen hit records, by November 1963 Burke had agreed to be crowned the "King of Rock ’n’ Soul" in a ...more →

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LIVE AT THE STAR CLUB, HAMBURG
Jerry Lee Lewis
Philips P 14 546 L
the USA
6.76 “Good” Rock n Roll / Rockabilly

Jukebox picks: “High School Confidential [live '64]” (8.1) • “Good Golly, Miss Molly [live '64]” (7.7) • “Mean Woman Blues [live '64]” (7.5)
TJR saysAn intense performance captured at the Star-Club, Hamburg on April 5, 1964; Jerry feeds from an adoring audience and pro...more →

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I WALK THE LINE [1964]
Johnny Cash
Columbia CL-2190
the USA
6.54 “Good” Country

Jukebox picks: “Folsom Prison Blues [1964]” (8.0) • “Big River [1964]” (7.6) • “Understand Your Man” (7.5)
TJR saysIn a move which seems combatitive to the constant stream of Sun Records compilations, Columbia released “I Walk The Line...more →

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CONCERT AT NEWPORT
John Lee Hooker
Vee Jay Records VJLP-1078
the USA
5.83 “Average” Blues / Rhythm n Blues

Jukebox picks: “Tupelo [live ’63]” (7.2) • “Boom Boom [live’ 63]” (6.6) • “Bus Station Blues [live’ 63]” (6.2)
TJR saysAll recorded in 1963. 3 of the 11 are back-album reworks, hence the “b-list” status. The 3 are: “Boom Boom” and “L...more →

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THE MANFRED MANN ALBUM
Manfred Mann
Ascot Records AM-13015
England
5.81 “Average” Blues / Rhythm n Blues; Pop

Jukebox picks: “What You Gonna Do?” (7.8) • “It’s Gonna Work Out Fine” (6.6) • “I’m Your Hoochie Cooche Man” (6.5)
TJR says“The Manfred Mann” album is pretty much the UK debut, “The Five Faces Of Manfred Mann”, with “Do Wah Diddy” added an...more →

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ORIGINAL SUN SOUND OF JOHNNY CASH
Johnny Cash
Sun Record Company LP-1275
the USA
5.80 “Average” Country

Jukebox picks: “Country Boy [1957]” (7.1) • “Thanks A Lot” (6.7) • “Born To Lose [1958]” (6.5)
TJR saysSun Records finally exhaust their Cash resources with the final set from the archives to release several new songs into ...more →

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THE ENGLISH AND SCOTTISH POPULAR BALLADS: VOL. 3
Ewan MacColl
Folkways Records ‎FG-3511
England
5.49 “Below average” Folk

Jukebox picks: “Sweet William” (6.9) • “Captain Wedderburn's Courtship” (5.6) • “The Elfin Knight [1964 version]” (5.5)
TJR saysEwan revisits the Child Ballads, recorded by Moe Asch. At least 3 tracks are reworkings from the back catalogue....more →

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FATS ON FIRE
Fats Domino
ABC-Paramount ABC-479
the USA
5.48 “Below average” Blues / Rhythm n Blues; Pop Ballad; Pop

Jukebox picks: “The Fat Man [album version ’64]” (7.1) • “You Know I Miss You [album version ’64]” (6.6) • “Gotta Get A Job” (6.6)
TJR saysGenerally regarded as a new album, but the fact that there are 3 reworkings from the Imperial LPs relegates to “B” statu...more →

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HERE I GO AGAIN
The Hollies
Imperial LP-9265
England
5.45 “Below average” Blues / Rhythm n Blues; Pop

Jukebox picks: “Here I Go Again” (7.5) • “Just One Look” (7.2) • “You Better Move On” (6.9)
TJR says“Here I Go Again” is essentially an American issue of the Hollies’ first LP, “Stay With The Hollies”. It featured the gr...more →

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THE ENGLISH AND SCOTTISH POPULAR BALLADS VOL. 2
Ewan MacColl
Folkways Records ‎FG-3510
England
5.30 “Below average” Folk

Jukebox picks: “Among The Blue Flowers And The Yellow” (6.9) • “The Sweet Kumadee” (5.6) • “Captain Ward And The Rainbow” (5.5)
TJR saysEwan revisits the Child Ballads, this time recorded by Moe Asch. Almost all are reworkings from the back catalogue....more →

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NINA SIMONE IN CONCERT
Nina Simone
Philips PHM 200-135
the USA
5.19 “Below average” Jazz

Jukebox picks: “Pirate Jenny [live ny ’64]” (7.2) • “Plain Gold Ring [live ny ’64]” (5.6) • “Go Limp [live ny ’64]” (5.6)
TJR saysDisregarded as a new album as 3 of the 7 tracks had all appeared on the debut LP way back in 1958....more →

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THE DAVE CLARK FIVE RETURN!
The Dave Clark Five
Epic LN-24104
England
5.15 “Below average” Pop

Jukebox picks: “Rumble” (7.0) • “Funny” (6.5) • “I Love You No More” (5.6)
TJR saysThe Dave Clark Five Return! (Epic LN 24104) was released in the USA in May 1964. Basically the American equivalent of ...more →

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BEACH BOYS CONCERT
The Beach Boys
Capitol Records T-2198
the USA
5.09 “Below average” Rock n Roll / Rockabilly

Jukebox picks: “Little Deuce Coupe [live ’64]” (7.2) • “Johnny B. Goode [live ’63]” (5.7) • “In My Room [live ’64]” (5.6)
TJR saysFrantic live renditions that come complete with knicker wetting shriekers. Oh good. To boot, it turns out that “Fun Fun...more →



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