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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 25,000 greatest album charts.

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

Modern Sounds In Country and Western MusicUnited States Ray Charles
Year of Release:1962Appears in:151 charts
Rank in 1962:1Rank Score:1,641
Rank in 1960s115Overall Rank:1,149
Average Rating:  79/100 (152 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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2.

Howlin' Wolf
Compilation
United States Howlin' Wolf
Year of Release:1962Appears in:89 charts
Rank in 1962:2Rank Score:1,079
Rank in 1960s151Overall Rank:1,631
Average Rating:  79/100 (105 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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3.

Bob DylanUnited States Bob Dylan
Year of Release:1962Appears in:102 charts
Rank in 1962:3Rank Score:817
Rank in 1960s187Overall Rank:2,041
Average Rating:  72/100 (253 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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4.

Night TrainCanada Oscar Peterson Trio
Year of Release:1962Appears in:54 charts
Rank in 1962:4Rank Score:660
Rank in 1960s213Overall Rank:2,419
Average Rating:  76/100 (53 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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5.

Green OnionsUnited States Booker T. & The M.G.'s
Year of Release:1962Appears in:83 charts
Rank in 1962:5Rank Score:589
Rank in 1960s223Overall Rank:2,642
Average Rating:  76/100 (84 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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6.

Tijuana MoodsUnited States Charles Mingus
Year of Release:1962Appears in:43 charts
Rank in 1962:6Rank Score:350
Rank in 1960s298Overall Rank:4,010
Average Rating:  76/100 (62 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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7.

BalladsUnited States John Coltrane Quartet
Year of Release:1962Appears in:48 charts
Rank in 1962:7Rank Score:340
Rank in 1960s304Overall Rank:4,089
Average Rating:  77/100 (56 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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8.

Tous les garçons et les fillesFrance Françoise Hardy
Year of Release:1962Appears in:36 charts
Rank in 1962:8Rank Score:339
Rank in 1960s305Overall Rank:4,098
Average Rating:  81/100 (34 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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9.

GoUnited States Dexter Gordon
Year of Release:1962Appears in:59 charts
Rank in 1962:9Rank Score:338
Rank in 1960s306Overall Rank:4,105
Average Rating:  78/100 (59 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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10.

Jazz SambaUnited States Stan Getz And Charlie Byrd
Year of Release:1962Appears in:42 charts
Rank in 1962:10Rank Score:328
Rank in 1960s312Overall Rank:4,217
Average Rating:  78/100 (53 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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Best Albums of 1962 composition

Artist Albums %


John Coltrane 5 3%
Frank Sinatra 4 2%
Dean Martin 4 2%
Johnny Cash 3 2%
Walter Wanderley 3 2%
Various Artists 2 1%
Charles Mingus 2 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 156 82%
United Kingdom 10 5%
Brazil 7 4%
France 5 3%
Mixed Nationality 3 2%
Italy 2 1%
Belgium 2 1%
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