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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 33,000 greatest album charts.

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1962 year summaryThe best artists of 1962 were Ray Charles, Howlin' Wolf, Bob Dylan, Booker T. & The M.G.'s, Booker T. Jones, Charles Mingus, John Coltrane, Françoise Hardy, Stan Getz And Charlie Byrd and Herbie Hancock.
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RankAlbumArtist
1.

Modern Sounds In Country And Western MusicUnited States Ray Charles
Year of Release:1962Appears in:194 charts
Rank in 1962:1Rank Score:1,740
Rank in 1960s123Overall Rank:1,279
Average Rating:  79/100 (183 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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2.

Howlin' Wolf
Compilation
United States Howlin' Wolf
Year of Release:1962Appears in:113 charts
Rank in 1962:2Rank Score:1,253
Rank in 1960s157Overall Rank:1,701
Average Rating:  79/100 (124 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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3.

Bob DylanUnited States Bob Dylan
Year of Release:1962Appears in:136 charts
Rank in 1962:3Rank Score:838
Rank in 1960s205Overall Rank:2,356
Average Rating:  72/100 (306 votes)
Comments: 15 comments
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4.

Green OnionsUnited States Booker T. & The M.G.'s
Year of Release:1962Appears in:110 charts
Rank in 1962:4Rank Score:708
Rank in 1960s226Overall Rank:2,674
Average Rating:  75/100 (97 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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5.

Tous Les Garçons Et Les FillesFrance Françoise Hardy
Year of Release:1962Appears in:54 charts
Rank in 1962:5Rank Score:433
Rank in 1960s289Overall Rank:3,922
Average Rating:  80/100 (63 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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6.

Tijuana MoodsUnited States Charles Mingus
Year of Release:1962Appears in:59 charts
Rank in 1962:6Rank Score:419
Rank in 1960s295Overall Rank:4,026
Average Rating:  77/100 (78 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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7.

Jazz SambaUnited States Stan Getz And Charlie Byrd
Year of Release:1962Appears in:57 charts
Rank in 1962:7Rank Score:336
Rank in 1960s337Overall Rank:4,805
Average Rating:  77/100 (64 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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8.

Takin' OffUnited States Herbie Hancock
Year of Release:1962Appears in:57 charts
Rank in 1962:8Rank Score:332
Rank in 1960s339Overall Rank:4,846
Average Rating:  74/100 (47 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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9.

GoUnited States Dexter Gordon
Year of Release:1962Appears in:80 charts
Rank in 1962:9Rank Score:323
Rank in 1960s348Overall Rank:4,938
Average Rating:  78/100 (76 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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10.

Live At The Village VanguardUnited States John Coltrane
Year of Release:1962Appears in:46 charts
Rank in 1962:10Rank Score:286
Rank in 1960s376Overall Rank:5,427
Average Rating:  78/100 (41 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Best Albums of 1962 composition

Artist Albums %


Frank Sinatra 6 2%
John Coltrane 4 2%
Dean Martin 4 2%
Walter Wanderley 3 1%
Johnny Cash 3 1%
Ray Charles 3 1%
Jacques Brel 2 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 190 78%
Brazil 11 5%
United Kingdom 10 4%
France 7 3%
Mixed Nationality 3 1%
Belgium 3 1%
Argentina 2 1%
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