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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, Bob Dylan, Booker T. & The M.G.'s, Booker T. Jones, Charles Mingus, John Coltrane, Dexter Gordon, Françoise Hardy and Stan Getz And Charlie Byrd.
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RankAlbumArtist
1.

Modern Sounds In Country And Western MusicUnited States Ray Charles
Year of Release:1962Appears in:205 charts
Rank in 1962:1Rank Score:1,806
Rank in 1960s120Overall Rank:1,260
Average Rating:  79/100 (183 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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2.

Howlin' Wolf
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United States Howlin' Wolf
Year of Release:1962Appears in:121 charts
Rank in 1962:2Rank Score:1,272
Rank in 1960s156Overall Rank:1,696
Average Rating:  79/100 (126 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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3.

Bob DylanUnited States Bob Dylan
Year of Release:1962Appears in:146 charts
Rank in 1962:3Rank Score:963
Rank in 1960s190Overall Rank:2,142
Average Rating:  72/100 (314 votes)
Comments: 15 comments
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4.

Green OnionsUnited States Booker T. & The M.G.'s
Year of Release:1962Appears in:119 charts
Rank in 1962:4Rank Score:700
Rank in 1960s233Overall Rank:2,735
Average Rating:  75/100 (98 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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5.

Tous Les Garçons Et Les FillesFrance Françoise Hardy
Year of Release:1962Appears in:60 charts
Rank in 1962:5Rank Score:470
Rank in 1960s280Overall Rank:3,733
Average Rating:  80/100 (64 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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6.

GoUnited States Dexter Gordon
Year of Release:1962Appears in:87 charts
Rank in 1962:6Rank Score:468
Rank in 1960s283Overall Rank:3,745
Average Rating:  78/100 (77 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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7.

Tijuana MoodsUnited States Charles Mingus
Year of Release:1962Appears in:64 charts
Rank in 1962:7Rank Score:437
Rank in 1960s294Overall Rank:3,941
Average Rating:  76/100 (79 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:392
Rank in 1960s314Overall Rank:4,285
Average Rating:  77/100 (66 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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9.

Takin' OffUnited States Herbie Hancock
Year of Release:1962Appears in:61 charts
Rank in 1962:9Rank Score:345
Rank in 1960s344Overall Rank:4,784
Average Rating:  75/100 (49 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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10.

Live At The Village VanguardUnited States John Coltrane
Year of Release:1962Appears in:47 charts
Rank in 1962:10Rank Score:291
Rank in 1960s386Overall Rank:5,472
Average Rating:  78/100 (43 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Best Albums of 1962 composition

Artist Albums %


Frank Sinatra 6 2%
John Coltrane 5 2%
Dean Martin 4 2%
Ray Charles 3 1%
Walter Wanderley 3 1%
Johnny Cash 3 1%
Lightnin' Hopkins 2 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 192 77%
Brazil 10 4%
United Kingdom 10 4%
France 7 3%
Mixed Nationality 6 2%
Belgium 3 1%
Germany 2 1%
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