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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 18,000 greatest album charts.

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

Modern Sounds In Country and Western MusicUnited States Ray Charles
Year of Release:1962Appears in:103 charts
Rank in 1962:1Rank Score:1,375
Rank in 1960s110Overall Rank:1,081
Average Rating:  80/100 (108 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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2.

Howlin' WolfUnited States Howlin' Wolf
Year of Release:1962Appears in:65 charts
Rank in 1962:2Rank Score:937
Rank in 1960s142Overall Rank:1,485
Average Rating:  78/100 (68 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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3.

Bob DylanUnited States Bob Dylan
Year of Release:1962Appears in:74 charts
Rank in 1962:3Rank Score:551
Rank in 1960s202Overall Rank:2,298
Average Rating:  72/100 (162 votes)
Comments: 11 comments
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4.

Green OnionsUnited States Booker T. & The M.G.'s
Year of Release:1962Appears in:54 charts
Rank in 1962:4Rank Score:423
Rank in 1960s228Overall Rank:2,850
Average Rating:  74/100 (57 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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5.

Night TrainCanada Oscar Peterson Trio
Year of Release:1962Appears in:28 charts
Rank in 1962:5Rank Score:401
Rank in 1960s234Overall Rank:2,989
Average Rating:  75/100 (35 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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6.

BalladsUnited States John Coltrane Quartet
Year of Release:1962Appears in:28 charts
Rank in 1962:6Rank Score:301
Rank in 1960s279Overall Rank:3,776
Average Rating:  74/100 (38 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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7.

Olé ColtraneUnited States John Coltrane
Year of Release:1962Appears in:26 charts
Rank in 1962:7Rank Score:285
Rank in 1960s289Overall Rank:3,950
Average Rating:  74/100 (44 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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8.

Peter, Paul And MaryUnited States Peter, Paul And Mary
Year of Release:1962Appears in:32 charts
Rank in 1962:8Rank Score:248
Rank in 1960s310Overall Rank:4,426
Average Rating:  69/100 (25 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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9.

Tijuana MoodsUnited States Charles Mingus
Year of Release:1962Appears in:23 charts
Rank in 1962:9Rank Score:241
Rank in 1960s312Overall Rank:4,524
Average Rating:  75/100 (38 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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10.

GoUnited States Dexter Gordon
Year of Release:1962Appears in:38 charts
Rank in 1962:10Rank Score:221
Rank in 1960s330Overall Rank:4,797
Average Rating:  76/100 (43 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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Best Albums of 1962 composition

Artist Albums %


John Coltrane 5 4%
Frank Sinatra 3 3%
Roy Orbison 2 2%
Charles Mingus 2 2%
Jacques Brel 2 2%
Tony Bennett 2 2%
Elvis Presley 2 2%
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Country Albums %


United States 90 80%
United Kingdom 7 6%
France 4 4%
Brazil 2 2%
Italy 2 2%
Canada 2 2%
Belgium 2 2%
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