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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 35,000 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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1.

Modern Sounds In Country And Western MusicUnited States Ray Charles
Year of Release:1962Appears in:206 charts
Rank in 1962:1Rank Score:1,800
Rank in 1960s124Overall Rank:1,272
Average Rating:  79/100 (187 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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2.

Howlin' Wolf
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United States Howlin' Wolf
Year of Release:1962Appears in:122 charts
Rank in 1962:2Rank Score:1,294
Rank in 1960s154Overall Rank:1,690
Average Rating:  80/100 (130 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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3.

Waltz For DebbyUnited States Bill Evans Trio
Year of Release:1962Appears in:101 charts
Rank in 1962:3Rank Score:919
Rank in 1960s194Overall Rank:2,228
Average Rating:  80/100 (114 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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4.

Bob DylanUnited States Bob Dylan
Year of Release:1962Appears in:148 charts
Rank in 1962:4Rank Score:916
Rank in 1960s195Overall Rank:2,237
Average Rating:  72/100 (320 votes)
Comments: 16 comments
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5.

Green OnionsUnited States Booker T. & The M.G.'s
Year of Release:1962Appears in:118 charts
Rank in 1962:5Rank Score:698
Rank in 1960s231Overall Rank:2,741
Average Rating:  76/100 (101 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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6.

Tous Les Garçons Et Les FillesFrance Françoise Hardy
Year of Release:1962Appears in:60 charts
Rank in 1962:6Rank Score:440
Rank in 1960s290Overall Rank:3,930
Average Rating:  80/100 (66 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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7.

Tijuana MoodsUnited States Charles Mingus
Year of Release:1962Appears in:63 charts
Rank in 1962:7Rank Score:436
Rank in 1960s291Overall Rank:3,966
Average Rating:  77/100 (82 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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8.

Jazz SambaUnited States Stan Getz And Charlie Byrd
Year of Release:1962Appears in:62 charts
Rank in 1962:8Rank Score:394
Rank in 1960s310Overall Rank:4,291
Average Rating:  78/100 (71 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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9.

GoUnited States Dexter Gordon
Year of Release:1962Appears in:86 charts
Rank in 1962:9Rank Score:375
Rank in 1960s321Overall Rank:4,469
Average Rating:  78/100 (79 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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10.

Takin' OffUnited States Herbie Hancock
Year of Release:1962Appears in:60 charts
Rank in 1962:10Rank Score:343
Rank in 1960s346Overall Rank:4,828
Average Rating:  75/100 (51 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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Best Albums of 1962 composition

Artist Albums %


Frank Sinatra 6 2%
John Coltrane 5 2%
Dean Martin 4 2%
Bill Evans Trio 3 1%
Walter Wanderley 3 1%
Johnny Cash 3 1%
Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers 3 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 196 77%
United Kingdom 10 4%
Brazil 10 4%
France 7 3%
Mixed Nationality 5 2%
Germany 4 2%
India 3 1%
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