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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, Bob Dylan, Booker T. & The M.G.'s, John Coltrane, Oscar Peterson Trio, Charles Mingus, Françoise Hardy, John Coltrane Quartet and Frank Sinatra.
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RankAlbumArtist
1.

Modern Sounds In Country and Western MusicUnited States Ray Charles
Year of Release:1962Appears in:146 charts
Rank in 1962:1Rank Score:1,506
Rank in 1960s115Overall Rank:1,171
Average Rating:  80/100 (139 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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2.

Howlin' WolfUnited States Howlin' Wolf
Year of Release:1962Appears in:83 charts
Rank in 1962:2Rank Score:1,062
Rank in 1960s145Overall Rank:1,559
Average Rating:  79/100 (92 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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3.

Bob DylanUnited States Bob Dylan
Year of Release:1962Appears in:94 charts
Rank in 1962:3Rank Score:710
Rank in 1960s194Overall Rank:2,179
Average Rating:  72/100 (220 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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4.

Green OnionsUnited States Booker T. & The M.G.'s
Year of Release:1962Appears in:83 charts
Rank in 1962:4Rank Score:593
Rank in 1960s215Overall Rank:2,509
Average Rating:  76/100 (75 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:2,889
Average Rating:  76/100 (47 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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6.

Francoise HardyFrance Françoise Hardy
Year of Release:1962Appears in:30 charts
Rank in 1962:6Rank Score:343
Rank in 1960s291Overall Rank:3,896
Average Rating:  81/100 (25 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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7.

Tijuana MoodsUnited States Charles Mingus
Year of Release:1962Appears in:38 charts
Rank in 1962:7Rank Score:326
Rank in 1960s299Overall Rank:4,046
Average Rating:  76/100 (53 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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8.

BalladsUnited States John Coltrane Quartet
Year of Release:1962Appears in:43 charts
Rank in 1962:8Rank Score:314
Rank in 1960s306Overall Rank:4,141
Average Rating:  77/100 (47 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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9.

Olé ColtraneUnited States John Coltrane
Year of Release:1962Appears in:38 charts
Rank in 1962:9Rank Score:309
Rank in 1960s308Overall Rank:4,189
Average Rating:  76/100 (54 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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10.

Jazz SambaUnited States Stan Getz And Charlie Byrd
Year of Release:1962Appears in:37 charts
Rank in 1962:10Rank Score:296
Rank in 1960s315Overall Rank:4,319
Average Rating:  78/100 (49 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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Best Albums of 1962 composition

Artist Albums %


John Coltrane 5 3%
Frank Sinatra 4 2%
Johnny Cash 3 2%
Walter Wanderley 3 2%
Jacques Brel 2 1%
Lightnin' Hopkins 2 1%
Elvis Presley 2 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 139 81%
United Kingdom 10 6%
Brazil 7 4%
France 5 3%
Italy 2 1%
Belgium 2 1%
Canada 2 1%
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