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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 31,000 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, John Coltrane, Charles Mingus, Françoise Hardy, Herbie Hancock and Dexter Gordon.
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RankAlbumArtist
1.

Modern Sounds In Country and Western MusicUnited States Ray Charles
Year of Release:1962Appears in:179 charts
Rank in 1962:1Rank Score:1,685
Rank in 1960s119Overall Rank:1,262
Average Rating:  79/100 (171 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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2.

Howlin' Wolf
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United States Howlin' Wolf
Year of Release:1962Appears in:109 charts
Rank in 1962:2Rank Score:1,226
Rank in 1960s153Overall Rank:1,667
Average Rating:  79/100 (119 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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3.

Bob DylanUnited States Bob Dylan
Year of Release:1962Appears in:130 charts
Rank in 1962:3Rank Score:862
Rank in 1960s195Overall Rank:2,226
Average Rating:  72/100 (288 votes)
Comments: 14 comments
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4.

Green OnionsUnited States Booker T. & The M.G.'s
Year of Release:1962Appears in:98 charts
Rank in 1962:4Rank Score:656
Rank in 1960s231Overall Rank:2,737
Average Rating:  76/100 (92 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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5.

Tijuana MoodsUnited States Charles Mingus
Year of Release:1962Appears in:58 charts
Rank in 1962:5Rank Score:411
Rank in 1960s292Overall Rank:3,937
Average Rating:  77/100 (72 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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6.

Live At The Village VanguardUnited States John Coltrane
Year of Release:1962Appears in:38 charts
Rank in 1962:6Rank Score:366
Rank in 1960s312Overall Rank:4,332
Average Rating:  77/100 (38 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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7.

Tous Les Garçons Et Les FillesFrance Françoise Hardy
Year of Release:1962Appears in:50 charts
Rank in 1962:7Rank Score:330
Rank in 1960s336Overall Rank:4,685
Average Rating:  80/100 (53 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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8.

Takin' OffUnited States Herbie Hancock
Year of Release:1962Appears in:53 charts
Rank in 1962:8Rank Score:329
Rank in 1960s337Overall Rank:4,691
Average Rating:  73/100 (42 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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9.

GoUnited States Dexter Gordon
Year of Release:1962Appears in:78 charts
Rank in 1962:9Rank Score:321
Rank in 1960s341Overall Rank:4,768
Average Rating:  78/100 (68 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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10.

Jazz SambaUnited States Stan Getz And Charlie Byrd
Year of Release:1962Appears in:48 charts
Rank in 1962:10Rank Score:317
Rank in 1960s343Overall Rank:4,809
Average Rating:  77/100 (58 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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Best Albums of 1962 composition

Artist Albums %


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


United States 179 81%
United Kingdom 10 5%
Brazil 8 4%
France 5 2%
Mixed Nationality 3 1%
India 2 1%
Italy 2 1%
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