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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 16,000 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, Dexter Gordon and Peter, Paul And Mary.
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1.

Modern Sounds In Country and Western MusicUnited States Ray Charles
Year of Release:1962Appears in:88 charts
Rank in 1962:1Rank Score:1,038
Rank in 1960s120Overall Rank:1,281
Average Rating: 80/100 (97 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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2.

Howlin' WolfUnited States Howlin' Wolf
Year of Release:1962Appears in:50 charts
Rank in 1962:2Rank Score:825
Rank in 1960s145Overall Rank:1,575
Average Rating: 79/100 (61 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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3.

Bob DylanUnited States Bob Dylan
Year of Release:1962Appears in:62 charts
Rank in 1962:3Rank Score:485
Rank in 1960s202Overall Rank:2,411
Average Rating: 72/100 (144 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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4.

Night TrainCanada Oscar Peterson Trio
Year of Release:1962Appears in:25 charts
Rank in 1962:4Rank Score:366
Rank in 1960s230Overall Rank:3,033
Average Rating: 75/100 (32 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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5.

Green OnionsUnited States Booker T. & The M.G.'s
Year of Release:1962Appears in:40 charts
Rank in 1962:5Rank Score:321
Rank in 1960s247Overall Rank:3,399
Average Rating: 75/100 (46 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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6.

BalladsUnited States John Coltrane Quartet
Year of Release:1962Appears in:21 charts
Rank in 1962:6Rank Score:279
Rank in 1960s267Overall Rank:3,769
Average Rating: 75/100 (35 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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7.

Olé ColtraneUnited States John Coltrane
Year of Release:1962Appears in:22 charts
Rank in 1962:7Rank Score:254
Rank in 1960s284Overall Rank:4,084
Average Rating: 74/100 (37 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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8.

GoUnited States Dexter Gordon
Year of Release:1962Appears in:33 charts
Rank in 1962:8Rank Score:227
Rank in 1960s298Overall Rank:4,450
Average Rating: 75/100 (42 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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9.

Tijuana MoodsUnited States Charles Mingus
Year of Release:1962Appears in:24 charts
Rank in 1962:9Rank Score:225
Rank in 1960s300Overall Rank:4,493
Average Rating: 76/100 (35 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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10.

Peter, Paul And MaryUnited States Peter, Paul And Mary
Year of Release:1962Appears in:24 charts
Rank in 1962:10Rank Score:215
Rank in 1960s308Overall Rank:4,655
Average Rating: 68/100 (25 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Best Albums of 1962 composition

Artist Albums %


John Coltrane 5 5%
Frank Sinatra 3 3%
Roy Orbison 2 2%
Jacques Brel 2 2%
Charles Mingus 2 2%
Johnny Cash 2 2%
Luigi Tenco 1 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 74 80%
United Kingdom 5 5%
France 4 4%
Italy 2 2%
Canada 2 2%
Belgium 2 2%
Sweden 1 1%
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