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Top-rated albums of 1962

Listed below are the top-rated albums of 1962 as rated by BestEverAlbums.com members!
(To qualify for this chart, an album must have had at least 10 member ratings.)

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1.

Tous Les Garçons Et Les FillesFrance Françoise Hardy
Year of Release:1962Appears in:67 charts
Rank in 1962:6Rank Score:472
Rank in 1960s291Overall Rank:3,841
Average Rating:  80/100 (74 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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2.

Waltz For DebbyUnited States Bill Evans Trio
Year of Release:1962Appears in:112 charts
Rank in 1962:3Rank Score:1,017
Rank in 1960s188Overall Rank:2,134
Average Rating:  80/100 (122 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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3.

Howlin' Wolf
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United States Howlin' Wolf
Year of Release:1962Appears in:126 charts
Rank in 1962:2Rank Score:1,319
Rank in 1960s153Overall Rank:1,717
Average Rating:  80/100 (141 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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4.

Modern Sounds In Country And Western MusicUnited States Ray Charles
Year of Release:1962Appears in:212 charts
Rank in 1962:1Rank Score:1,812
Rank in 1960s125Overall Rank:1,292
Average Rating:  80/100 (197 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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5.

GoUnited States Dexter Gordon
Year of Release:1962Appears in:93 charts
Rank in 1962:10Rank Score:374
Rank in 1960s330Overall Rank:4,612
Average Rating:  78/100 (84 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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6.

Live At The Village VanguardUnited States John Coltrane
Year of Release:1962Appears in:49 charts
Rank in 1962:11Rank Score:267
Rank in 1960s418Overall Rank:6,046
Average Rating:  78/100 (49 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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7.

The BridgeUnited States Sonny Rollins
Year of Release:1962Appears in:52 charts
Rank in 1962:12Rank Score:258
Rank in 1960s425Overall Rank:6,205
Average Rating:  78/100 (46 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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8.

Jazz SambaUnited States Stan Getz And Charlie Byrd
Year of Release:1962Appears in:63 charts
Rank in 1962:8Rank Score:409
Rank in 1960s310Overall Rank:4,290
Average Rating:  78/100 (75 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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9.

Tijuana MoodsUnited States Charles Mingus
Year of Release:1962Appears in:69 charts
Rank in 1962:7Rank Score:446
Rank in 1960s297Overall Rank:4,009
Average Rating:  78/100 (91 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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10.

ColtraneUnited States John Coltrane
Year of Release:1962Appears in:41 charts
Rank in 1962:16Rank Score:216
Rank in 1960s480Overall Rank:7,153
Average Rating:  77/100 (40 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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The average rating is a Bayesian average, calculated as follows:
Average Rating = (n ÷ (n + m)) × av + (m ÷ (n + m)) × AV

where:
av = mean average rating an album has currently received.
n = number of ratings an album has currently received.
m = minimum number of ratings required for an album to appear in the 'top-rated' chart (currently 10).
AV = the site mean average rating for an album (currently 73/100).

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