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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 19,000 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, 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:111 charts
Rank in 1962:1Rank Score:1,392
Rank in 1960s111Overall Rank:1,115
Average Rating:  80/100 (116 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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2.

Howlin' WolfUnited States Howlin' Wolf
Year of Release:1962Appears in:72 charts
Rank in 1962:2Rank Score:914
Rank in 1960s149Overall Rank:1,578
Average Rating:  78/100 (76 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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3.

Bob DylanUnited States Bob Dylan
Year of Release:1962Appears in:85 charts
Rank in 1962:3Rank Score:618
Rank in 1960s197Overall Rank:2,192
Average Rating:  72/100 (177 votes)
Comments: 11 comments
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4.

Green OnionsUnited States Booker T. & The M.G.'s
Year of Release:1962Appears in:66 charts
Rank in 1962:4Rank Score:590
Rank in 1960s202Overall Rank:2,271
Average Rating:  75/100 (63 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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5.

Night TrainCanada Oscar Peterson Trio
Year of Release:1962Appears in:38 charts
Rank in 1962:5Rank Score:425
Rank in 1960s237Overall Rank:2,945
Average Rating:  75/100 (39 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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6.

BalladsUnited States John Coltrane Quartet
Year of Release:1962Appears in:31 charts
Rank in 1962:6Rank Score:299
Rank in 1960s290Overall Rank:3,884
Average Rating:  75/100 (39 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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7.

Olé ColtraneUnited States John Coltrane
Year of Release:1962Appears in:30 charts
Rank in 1962:7Rank Score:270
Rank in 1960s301Overall Rank:4,226
Average Rating:  74/100 (46 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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8.

Peter, Paul And MaryUnited States Peter, Paul And Mary
Year of Release:1962Appears in:34 charts
Rank in 1962:8Rank Score:257
Rank in 1960s311Overall Rank:4,388
Average Rating:  70/100 (26 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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9.

GoUnited States Dexter Gordon
Year of Release:1962Appears in:42 charts
Rank in 1962:9Rank Score:235
Rank in 1960s329Overall Rank:4,675
Average Rating:  76/100 (43 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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10.

Tijuana MoodsUnited States Charles Mingus
Year of Release:1962Appears in:28 charts
Rank in 1962:10Rank Score:215
Rank in 1960s349Overall Rank:4,987
Average Rating:  76/100 (43 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Best Albums of 1962 composition

Artist Albums %


John Coltrane 5 4%
Frank Sinatra 3 2%
Johnny Cash 3 2%
Charles Mingus 2 1%
Ike Quebec 2 1%
Elvis Presley 2 1%
Jacques Brel 2 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 107 80%
United Kingdom 8 6%
France 4 3%
Brazil 3 2%
Italy 2 1%
Belgium 2 1%
Germany 1 1%
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