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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 26,000 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, Charles Mingus, John Coltrane Quartet, Françoise Hardy and Stan Getz And Charlie Byrd.
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RankAlbumArtist
1.

Modern Sounds In Country and Western MusicUnited States Ray Charles
Year of Release:1962Appears in:157 charts
Rank in 1962:1Rank Score:1,679
Rank in 1960s115Overall Rank:1,168
Average Rating:  79/100 (158 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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2.

Howlin' Wolf
Compilation
United States Howlin' Wolf
Year of Release:1962Appears in:97 charts
Rank in 1962:2Rank Score:1,105
Rank in 1960s151Overall Rank:1,644
Average Rating:  79/100 (107 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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3.

Bob DylanUnited States Bob Dylan
Year of Release:1962Appears in:115 charts
Rank in 1962:3Rank Score:857
Rank in 1960s184Overall Rank:2,034
Average Rating:  72/100 (268 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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4.

Green OnionsUnited States Booker T. & The M.G.'s
Year of Release:1962Appears in:91 charts
Rank in 1962:4Rank Score:654
Rank in 1960s219Overall Rank:2,511
Average Rating:  76/100 (88 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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5.

Tijuana MoodsUnited States Charles Mingus
Year of Release:1962Appears in:45 charts
Rank in 1962:5Rank Score:360
Rank in 1960s292Overall Rank:4,011
Average Rating:  77/100 (64 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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6.

Olé ColtraneUnited States John Coltrane
Year of Release:1962Appears in:45 charts
Rank in 1962:6Rank Score:356
Rank in 1960s296Overall Rank:4,053
Average Rating:  76/100 (63 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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7.

BalladsUnited States John Coltrane Quartet
Year of Release:1962Appears in:50 charts
Rank in 1962:7Rank Score:343
Rank in 1960s305Overall Rank:4,173
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:39 charts
Rank in 1962:8Rank Score:335
Rank in 1960s311Overall Rank:4,265
Average Rating:  80/100 (37 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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9.

Jazz SambaUnited States Stan Getz And Charlie Byrd
Year of Release:1962Appears in:44 charts
Rank in 1962:9Rank Score:330
Rank in 1960s315Overall Rank:4,320
Average Rating:  78/100 (53 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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10.

GoUnited States Dexter Gordon
Year of Release:1962Appears in:63 charts
Rank in 1962:10Rank Score:320
Rank in 1960s320Overall Rank:4,410
Average Rating:  78/100 (63 votes)
Comments: 5 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%
Jacques Brel 2 1%
Lightnin' Hopkins 2 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 164 83%
United Kingdom 10 5%
Brazil 7 4%
France 5 3%
Mixed Nationality 3 2%
Italy 2 1%
Belgium 2 1%
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