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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 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, Booker T. & The M.G.'s, Booker T. Jones, Charles Mingus, 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:212 charts
Rank in 1962:1Rank Score:1,813
Rank in 1960s125Overall Rank:1,291
Average Rating:  80/100 (197 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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2.

Howlin' Wolf
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United States Howlin' Wolf
Year of Release:1962Appears in:126 charts
Rank in 1962:2Rank Score:1,316
Rank in 1960s154Overall Rank:1,721
Average Rating:  80/100 (141 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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3.

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:2,132
Average Rating:  80/100 (122 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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4.

Bob DylanUnited States Bob Dylan
Year of Release:1962Appears in:155 charts
Rank in 1962:4Rank Score:942
Rank in 1960s198Overall Rank:2,257
Average Rating:  72/100 (337 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:722
Rank in 1960s233Overall Rank:2,761
Average Rating:  75/100 (108 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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6.

Tous Les Garçons Et Les FillesFrance Françoise Hardy
Year of Release:1962Appears in:68 charts
Rank in 1962:6Rank Score:475
Rank in 1960s288Overall Rank:3,820
Average Rating:  80/100 (74 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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7.

Tijuana MoodsUnited States Charles Mingus
Year of Release:1962Appears in:69 charts
Rank in 1962:7Rank Score:446
Rank in 1960s296Overall Rank:4,008
Average Rating:  78/100 (91 votes)
Comments: 3 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 1960s309Overall Rank:4,286
Average Rating:  78/100 (75 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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9.

Takin' OffUnited States Herbie Hancock
Year of Release:1962Appears in:67 charts
Rank in 1962:9Rank Score:384
Rank in 1960s322Overall Rank:4,516
Average Rating:  75/100 (53 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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10.

GoUnited States Dexter Gordon
Year of Release:1962Appears in:93 charts
Rank in 1962:10Rank Score:374
Rank in 1960s329Overall Rank:4,612
Average Rating:  78/100 (84 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%
Walter Wanderley 3 1%
Johnny Cash 3 1%
Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers 3 1%
Ray Charles 3 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 207 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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