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Best Albums of 1962

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Listed below are the greatest albums of 1962 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 23,000 greatest album charts.

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1962 year summaryThe best artists of 1962 were Ray Charles, Howlin' Wolf, John Coltrane, Bob Dylan, Booker T. & The M.G.'s, Booker T. Jones, Oscar Peterson Trio, Oscar Peterson, Charles Mingus and Françoise Hardy.
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RankAlbumArtist
1.

Modern Sounds In Country and Western MusicUnited States Ray Charles
Year of Release:1962Appears in:149 charts
Rank in 1962:1Rank Score:1,624
Rank in 1960s111Overall Rank:1,114
Average Rating:  80/100 (143 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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2.

Howlin' Wolf
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United States Howlin' Wolf
Year of Release:1962Appears in:88 charts
Rank in 1962:2Rank Score:1,080
Rank in 1960s147Overall Rank:1,557
Average Rating:  79/100 (99 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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3.

Bob DylanUnited States Bob Dylan
Year of Release:1962Appears in:101 charts
Rank in 1962:3Rank Score:795
Rank in 1960s181Overall Rank:2,012
Average Rating:  72/100 (225 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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4.

Green OnionsUnited States Booker T. & The M.G.'s
Year of Release:1962Appears in:84 charts
Rank in 1962:4Rank Score:588
Rank in 1960s217Overall Rank:2,562
Average Rating:  76/100 (78 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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5.

Night TrainCanada Oscar Peterson Trio
Year of Release:1962Appears in:48 charts
Rank in 1962:5Rank Score:508
Rank in 1960s230Overall Rank:2,865
Average Rating:  76/100 (49 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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6.

Francoise HardyFrance Françoise Hardy
Year of Release:1962Appears in:32 charts
Rank in 1962:6Rank Score:351
Rank in 1960s287Overall Rank:3,865
Average Rating:  81/100 (29 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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7.

BalladsUnited States John Coltrane Quartet
Year of Release:1962Appears in:48 charts
Rank in 1962:7Rank Score:341
Rank in 1960s295Overall Rank:3,958
Average Rating:  77/100 (50 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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8.

Tijuana MoodsUnited States Charles Mingus
Year of Release:1962Appears in:39 charts
Rank in 1962:8Rank Score:328
Rank in 1960s303Overall Rank:4,067
Average Rating:  76/100 (54 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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9.

Jazz SambaUnited States Stan Getz And Charlie Byrd
Year of Release:1962Appears in:40 charts
Rank in 1962:9Rank Score:316
Rank in 1960s312Overall Rank:4,184
Average Rating:  78/100 (49 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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10.

Olé ColtraneUnited States John Coltrane
Year of Release:1962Appears in:40 charts
Rank in 1962:10Rank Score:315
Rank in 1960s313Overall Rank:4,196
Average Rating:  76/100 (57 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Best Albums of 1962 composition

Artist Albums %


John Coltrane 5 3%
Frank Sinatra 4 2%
Walter Wanderley 3 2%
Johnny Cash 3 2%
Ike Quebec 2 1%
Elvis Presley 2 1%
Elmer Bernstein 2 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 142 81%
United Kingdom 10 6%
Brazil 7 4%
France 5 3%
Italy 2 1%
Belgium 2 1%
Canada 2 1%
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