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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 20,000 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, John Coltrane Quartet, Charles Mingus, Frank Sinatra and Dexter Gordon.
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RankAlbumArtist
1.

Modern Sounds In Country and Western MusicUnited States Ray Charles
Year of Release:1962Appears in:116 charts
Rank in 1962:1Rank Score:1,380
Rank in 1960s113Overall Rank:1,153
Average Rating:  80/100 (122 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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2.

Howlin' WolfUnited States Howlin' Wolf
Year of Release:1962Appears in:77 charts
Rank in 1962:2Rank Score:993
Rank in 1960s141Overall Rank:1,505
Average Rating:  79/100 (80 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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3.

Bob DylanUnited States Bob Dylan
Year of Release:1962Appears in:87 charts
Rank in 1962:3Rank Score:617
Rank in 1960s200Overall Rank:2,221
Average Rating:  72/100 (185 votes)
Comments: 11 comments
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4.

Green OnionsUnited States Booker T. & The M.G.'s
Year of Release:1962Appears in:73 charts
Rank in 1962:4Rank Score:568
Rank in 1960s204Overall Rank:2,358
Average Rating:  75/100 (67 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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5.

Night TrainCanada Oscar Peterson Trio
Year of Release:1962Appears in:42 charts
Rank in 1962:5Rank Score:427
Rank in 1960s239Overall Rank:2,992
Average Rating:  76/100 (41 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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6.

BalladsUnited States John Coltrane Quartet
Year of Release:1962Appears in:34 charts
Rank in 1962:6Rank Score:339
Rank in 1960s267Overall Rank:3,566
Average Rating:  75/100 (43 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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7.

Olé ColtraneUnited States John Coltrane
Year of Release:1962Appears in:32 charts
Rank in 1962:7Rank Score:277
Rank in 1960s300Overall Rank:4,175
Average Rating:  74/100 (48 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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8.

GoUnited States Dexter Gordon
Year of Release:1962Appears in:46 charts
Rank in 1962:8Rank Score:225
Rank in 1960s337Overall Rank:4,887
Average Rating:  77/100 (46 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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9.

Peter, Paul And MaryUnited States Peter, Paul And Mary
Year of Release:1962Appears in:34 charts
Rank in 1962:9Rank Score:221
Rank in 1960s343Overall Rank:4,959
Average Rating:  70/100 (26 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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10.

Tijuana MoodsUnited States Charles Mingus
Year of Release:1962Appears in:30 charts
Rank in 1962:10Rank Score:220
Rank in 1960s345Overall Rank:4,968
Average Rating:  76/100 (45 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Best Albums of 1962 composition

Artist Albums %


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


United States 111 80%
United Kingdom 8 6%
Brazil 6 4%
France 4 3%
Belgium 2 1%
Italy 2 1%
Ireland 1 1%
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