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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 26,000 greatest album charts.

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1962 year summaryThe best artists of 1962 were Ray Charles, Howlin' Wolf, John Coltrane, Bob Dylan, Oscar Peterson Trio, Oscar Peterson, Booker T. & The M.G.'s, Booker T. Jones, Charles Mingus and Françoise Hardy.
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RankAlbumArtist
1.

Modern Sounds In Country and Western MusicUnited States Ray Charles
Year of Release:1962Appears in:154 charts
Rank in 1962:1Rank Score:1,650
Rank in 1960s117Overall Rank:1,171
Average Rating:  79/100 (157 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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2.

Howlin' Wolf
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United States Howlin' Wolf
Year of Release:1962Appears in:93 charts
Rank in 1962:2Rank Score:1,085
Rank in 1960s154Overall Rank:1,651
Average Rating:  79/100 (105 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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3.

Bob DylanUnited States Bob Dylan
Year of Release:1962Appears in:109 charts
Rank in 1962:3Rank Score:840
Rank in 1960s184Overall Rank:2,039
Average Rating:  72/100 (262 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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4.

Night TrainCanada Oscar Peterson Trio
Year of Release:1962Appears in:58 charts
Rank in 1962:4Rank Score:642
Rank in 1960s217Overall Rank:2,521
Average Rating:  76/100 (53 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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5.

Green OnionsUnited States Booker T. & The M.G.'s
Year of Release:1962Appears in:86 charts
Rank in 1962:5Rank Score:607
Rank in 1960s221Overall Rank:2,638
Average Rating:  76/100 (85 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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6.

Tijuana MoodsUnited States Charles Mingus
Year of Release:1962Appears in:44 charts
Rank in 1962:6Rank Score:355
Rank in 1960s297Overall Rank:4,027
Average Rating:  77/100 (64 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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7.

Tous les garçons et les fillesFrance Françoise Hardy
Year of Release:1962Appears in:39 charts
Rank in 1962:7Rank Score:348
Rank in 1960s302Overall Rank:4,092
Average Rating:  80/100 (34 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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8.

BalladsUnited States John Coltrane Quartet
Year of Release:1962Appears in:48 charts
Rank in 1962:8Rank Score:340
Rank in 1960s307Overall Rank:4,169
Average Rating:  77/100 (57 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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9.

Jazz SambaUnited States Stan Getz And Charlie Byrd
Year of Release:1962Appears in:44 charts
Rank in 1962:9Rank Score:329
Rank in 1960s314Overall Rank:4,285
Average Rating:  78/100 (53 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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10.

Olé ColtraneUnited States John Coltrane
Year of Release:1962Appears in:41 charts
Rank in 1962:10Rank Score:316
Rank in 1960s320Overall Rank:4,411
Average Rating:  76/100 (61 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Best Albums of 1962 composition

Artist Albums %


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


United States 159 82%
United Kingdom 10 5%
Brazil 7 4%
France 5 3%
Mixed Nationality 3 2%
Belgium 2 1%
Canada 2 1%
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