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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 22,000 greatest album charts.

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1962 year summaryThe best artists of 1962 were Ray Charles, Howlin' Wolf, Bob Dylan, Booker T. & The M.G.'s, Oscar Peterson Trio, John Coltrane, Charles Mingus, John Coltrane Quartet, Frank Sinatra and Stan Getz And Charlie Byrd.
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1.

Modern Sounds In Country and Western MusicUnited States Ray Charles
Year of Release:1962Appears in:141 charts
Rank in 1962:1Rank Score:1,491
Rank in 1960s115Overall Rank:1,171
Average Rating:  80/100 (137 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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2.

Howlin' WolfUnited States Howlin' Wolf
Year of Release:1962Appears in:82 charts
Rank in 1962:2Rank Score:1,054
Rank in 1960s146Overall Rank:1,557
Average Rating:  80/100 (91 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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3.

Bob DylanUnited States Bob Dylan
Year of Release:1962Appears in:92 charts
Rank in 1962:3Rank Score:704
Rank in 1960s193Overall Rank:2,169
Average Rating:  72/100 (216 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:592
Rank in 1960s215Overall Rank:2,494
Average Rating:  76/100 (74 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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5.

Night TrainCanada Oscar Peterson Trio
Year of Release:1962Appears in:45 charts
Rank in 1962:5Rank Score:493
Rank in 1960s233Overall Rank:2,872
Average Rating:  77/100 (46 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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6.

Tijuana MoodsUnited States Charles Mingus
Year of Release:1962Appears in:39 charts
Rank in 1962:6Rank Score:332
Rank in 1960s296Overall Rank:3,941
Average Rating:  76/100 (53 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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7.

BalladsUnited States John Coltrane Quartet
Year of Release:1962Appears in:43 charts
Rank in 1962:7Rank Score:314
Rank in 1960s302Overall Rank:4,091
Average Rating:  76/100 (46 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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8.

Jazz SambaUnited States Stan Getz And Charlie Byrd
Year of Release:1962Appears in:36 charts
Rank in 1962:8Rank Score:297
Rank in 1960s309Overall Rank:4,255
Average Rating:  78/100 (48 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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9.

Francoise HardyFrance Françoise Hardy
Year of Release:1962Appears in:29 charts
Rank in 1962:9Rank Score:288
Rank in 1960s316Overall Rank:4,347
Average Rating:  81/100 (25 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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10.

Olé ColtraneUnited States John Coltrane
Year of Release:1962Appears in:34 charts
Rank in 1962:10Rank Score:272
Rank in 1960s326Overall Rank:4,563
Average Rating:  76/100 (52 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%
Ray Charles 2 1%
Bill Evans Trio 2 1%
Roy Orbison 2 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 130 80%
United Kingdom 10 6%
Brazil 7 4%
France 5 3%
Canada 2 1%
Italy 2 1%
Belgium 2 1%
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