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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 14,000 greatest album charts.

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

Modern Sounds In Country and Western MusicUnited States Ray Charles
Year of Release:1962Appears in:83 charts
Rank in 1962:1Rank Score:1,138
Rank in 1960s111Overall Rank:1,110
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2.

Howlin' WolfUnited States Howlin' Wolf
Year of Release:1962Appears in:41 charts
Rank in 1962:2Rank Score:649
Rank in 1960s160Overall Rank:1,787
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3.

Bob DylanUnited States Bob Dylan
Year of Release:1962Appears in:55 charts
Rank in 1962:3Rank Score:397
Rank in 1960s212Overall Rank:2,631
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4.

Night TrainCanada Oscar Peterson Trio
Year of Release:1962Appears in:22 charts
Rank in 1962:4Rank Score:358
Rank in 1960s222Overall Rank:2,848
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5.

Green OnionsUnited States Booker T. & The M.G.'s
Year of Release:1962Appears in:30 charts
Rank in 1962:5Rank Score:290
Rank in 1960s245Overall Rank:3,422
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6.

BalladsUnited States John Coltrane Quartet
Year of Release:1962Appears in:18 charts
Rank in 1962:6Rank Score:268
Rank in 1960s258Overall Rank:3,639
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7.

Olé ColtraneUnited States John Coltrane
Year of Release:1962Appears in:22 charts
Rank in 1962:7Rank Score:253
Rank in 1960s263Overall Rank:3,813
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8.

Tijuana MoodsUnited States Charles Mingus
Year of Release:1962Appears in:20 charts
Rank in 1962:8Rank Score:199
Rank in 1960s307Overall Rank:4,643
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Peter, Paul And MaryUnited States Peter, Paul And Mary
Year of Release:1962Appears in:19 charts
Rank in 1962:9Rank Score:198
Rank in 1960s308Overall Rank:4,658
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10.

GoUnited States Dexter Gordon
Year of Release:1962Appears in:27 charts
Rank in 1962:10Rank Score:189
Rank in 1960s321Overall Rank:4,831
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Best Albums of 1962 composition

Artist Albums %


John Coltrane 5 6%
Frank Sinatra 3 3%
Roy Orbison 2 2%
Charles Mingus 2 2%
Johnny Cash 2 2%
Jacques Brel 2 2%
Cecil Taylor 1 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 73 83%
United Kingdom 5 6%
France 3 3%
Belgium 2 2%
Sweden 1 1%
Ireland 1 1%
Italy 1 1%
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