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Best Albums of 1962

Listed below are the greatest albums of 1962 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 37,000 greatest album charts.

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

Modern Sounds In Country And Western MusicUnited States Ray Charles
Year of Release:1962Appears in:213 charts
Rank in 1962:1Rank Score:1,813
Rank in 1960s126Overall Rank:1,296
Average Rating:  79/100 (202 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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2.

Howlin' Wolf
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United States Howlin' Wolf
Year of Release:1962Appears in:125 charts
Rank in 1962:2Rank Score:1,285
Rank in 1960s158Overall Rank:1,754
Average Rating:  80/100 (144 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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3.

Waltz For DebbyUnited States Bill Evans Trio
Year of Release:1962Appears in:115 charts
Rank in 1962:3Rank Score:1,038
Rank in 1960s184Overall Rank:2,107
Average Rating:  80/100 (123 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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4.

Bob DylanUnited States Bob Dylan
Year of Release:1962Appears in:154 charts
Rank in 1962:4Rank Score:937
Rank in 1960s198Overall Rank:2,270
Average Rating:  72/100 (342 votes)
Comments: 16 comments
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5.

Green OnionsUnited States Booker T. & The M.G.'s
Year of Release:1962Appears in:121 charts
Rank in 1962:5Rank Score:725
Rank in 1960s232Overall Rank:2,759
Average Rating:  75/100 (111 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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6.

Tous Les Garçons Et Les FillesFrance Françoise Hardy
Year of Release:1962Appears in:71 charts
Rank in 1962:6Rank Score:495
Rank in 1960s281Overall Rank:3,702
Average Rating:  80/100 (78 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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7.

Tijuana MoodsUnited States Charles Mingus
Year of Release:1962Appears in:73 charts
Rank in 1962:7Rank Score:478
Rank in 1960s289Overall Rank:3,800
Average Rating:  78/100 (94 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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8.

Jazz SambaUnited States Stan Getz And Charlie Byrd
Year of Release:1962Appears in:65 charts
Rank in 1962:8Rank Score:425
Rank in 1960s308Overall Rank:4,175
Average Rating:  78/100 (77 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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9.

Takin' OffUnited States Herbie Hancock
Year of Release:1962Appears in:69 charts
Rank in 1962:9Rank Score:389
Rank in 1960s323Overall Rank:4,478
Average Rating:  75/100 (55 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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10.

GoUnited States Dexter Gordon
Year of Release:1962Appears in:96 charts
Rank in 1962:10Rank Score:377
Rank in 1960s330Overall Rank:4,576
Average Rating:  78/100 (87 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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Best Albums of 1962 composition

Artist Albums %


Frank Sinatra 6 2%
John Coltrane 5 2%
Dean Martin 4 1%
Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers 3 1%
Ray Charles 3 1%
Bill Evans Trio 3 1%
Various Artists 3 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 209 72%
United Kingdom 18 6%
Brazil 12 4%
Mixed Nationality 10 3%
France 8 3%
Germany 5 2%
India 4 1%
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