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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 28,000 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, Dexter Gordon, John Coltrane, Françoise Hardy and Frank Sinatra.
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RankAlbumArtist
1.

Modern Sounds In Country and Western MusicUnited States Ray Charles
Year of Release:1962Appears in:165 charts
Rank in 1962:1Rank Score:1,676
Rank in 1960s115Overall Rank:1,215
Average Rating:  79/100 (164 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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2.

Howlin' Wolf
Compilation
United States Howlin' Wolf
Year of Release:1962Appears in:100 charts
Rank in 1962:2Rank Score:1,162
Rank in 1960s151Overall Rank:1,637
Average Rating:  79/100 (108 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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3.

Bob DylanUnited States Bob Dylan
Year of Release:1962Appears in:123 charts
Rank in 1962:3Rank Score:850
Rank in 1960s185Overall Rank:2,129
Average Rating:  72/100 (275 votes)
Comments: 13 comments
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4.

Green OnionsUnited States Booker T. & The M.G.'s
Year of Release:1962Appears in:94 charts
Rank in 1962:4Rank Score:642
Rank in 1960s227Overall Rank:2,652
Average Rating:  76/100 (89 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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5.

GoUnited States Dexter Gordon
Year of Release:1962Appears in:75 charts
Rank in 1962:5Rank Score:391
Rank in 1960s288Overall Rank:3,874
Average Rating:  78/100 (66 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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6.

Tijuana MoodsUnited States Charles Mingus
Year of Release:1962Appears in:48 charts
Rank in 1962:6Rank Score:346
Rank in 1960s311Overall Rank:4,296
Average Rating:  76/100 (70 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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7.

Tous les garçons et les fillesFrance Françoise Hardy
Year of Release:1962Appears in:43 charts
Rank in 1962:7Rank Score:327
Rank in 1960s323Overall Rank:4,490
Average Rating:  79/100 (43 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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8.

Takin' OffUnited States Herbie Hancock
Year of Release:1962Appears in:47 charts
Rank in 1962:8Rank Score:301
Rank in 1960s337Overall Rank:4,776
Average Rating:  73/100 (39 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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9.

Jazz SambaUnited States Stan Getz And Charlie Byrd
Year of Release:1962Appears in:44 charts
Rank in 1962:9Rank Score:273
Rank in 1960s359Overall Rank:5,165
Average Rating:  77/100 (53 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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10.

Peter, Paul And MaryUnited States Peter, Paul And Mary
Year of Release:1962Appears in:36 charts
Rank in 1962:10Rank Score:217
Rank in 1960s415Overall Rank:6,187
Average Rating:  70/100 (33 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Best Albums of 1962 composition

Artist Albums %


Dean Martin 4 2%
John Coltrane 4 2%
Frank Sinatra 4 2%
Johnny Cash 3 2%
Walter Wanderley 3 2%
Cannonball Adderley Sextet 2 1%
Ike Quebec 2 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 161 82%
United Kingdom 9 5%
Brazil 7 4%
France 5 3%
Mixed Nationality 3 2%
Italy 2 1%
Belgium 2 1%
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