Best Albums of 1962

Listed below are the best albums of 1962 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 41,000 greatest album charts.

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1962 year summaryThe best artists of 1962 were Ray Charles, Bill Evans, Bill Evans Trio, Howlin' Wolf, Bob Dylan, John Coltrane, Charles Mingus, Booker T. & The M.G.'s, Françoise Hardy and Dexter Gordon.
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1962
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1,395
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480
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Total albums: 355. Page 1 of 36

Best Albums of 1962 composition

Country Albums %


United States 254 72%
United Kingdom 19 5%
Mixed Nationality 14 4%
Brazil 10 3%
France 9 3%
Germany 9 3%
Belgium 5 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 341 96%
Yes 14 4%
Live? Albums %
No 354 100%
Yes 1 0%
Best Albums of 1976
1. Songs In The Key Of Life by Stevie Wonder
2. Station To Station by David Bowie
3. Ramones by Ramones
4. Hotel California by Eagles
5. Boston by Boston
6. 2112 by Rush
7. The Modern Lovers by The Modern Lovers
8. Desire by Bob Dylan
9. A Trick Of The Tail by Genesis
10. A New World Record by Electric Light Orchestra
11. Hejira by Joni Mitchell
12. Rising by Rainbow
13. Jailbreak by Thin Lizzy
14. Rocks by Aerosmith
15. A Day At The Races by Queen
16. Zombie by Fela Kuti & Africa 70
17. Oxygène by Jean Michel Jarre
18. The Royal Scam by Steely Dan
19. Moonmadness by Camel
20. Arrival by ABBA
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