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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 29,000 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, John Coltrane, Charles Mingus, Dexter Gordon, 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:170 charts
Rank in 1962:1Rank Score:1,682
Rank in 1960s115Overall Rank:1,229
Average Rating:  79/100 (168 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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2.

Howlin' Wolf
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United States Howlin' Wolf
Year of Release:1962Appears in:101 charts
Rank in 1962:2Rank Score:1,186
Rank in 1960s152Overall Rank:1,644
Average Rating:  80/100 (111 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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3.

Bob DylanUnited States Bob Dylan
Year of Release:1962Appears in:125 charts
Rank in 1962:3Rank Score:838
Rank in 1960s193Overall Rank:2,179
Average Rating:  72/100 (280 votes)
Comments: 14 comments
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4.

Green OnionsUnited States Booker T. & The M.G.'s
Year of Release:1962Appears in:98 charts
Rank in 1962:4Rank Score:651
Rank in 1960s228Overall Rank:2,658
Average Rating:  76/100 (91 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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5.

GoUnited States Dexter Gordon
Year of Release:1962Appears in:76 charts
Rank in 1962:5Rank Score:390
Rank in 1960s294Overall Rank:3,957
Average Rating:  78/100 (67 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:359
Rank in 1960s310Overall Rank:4,239
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:45 charts
Rank in 1962:7Rank Score:332
Rank in 1960s325Overall Rank:4,518
Average Rating:  79/100 (46 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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8.

Takin' OffUnited States Herbie Hancock
Year of Release:1962Appears in:49 charts
Rank in 1962:8Rank Score:306
Rank in 1960s342Overall Rank:4,780
Average Rating:  73/100 (40 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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9.

Jazz SambaUnited States Stan Getz And Charlie Byrd
Year of Release:1962Appears in:46 charts
Rank in 1962:9Rank Score:289
Rank in 1960s352Overall Rank:5,021
Average Rating:  77/100 (55 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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10.

Live At The Village VanguardUnited States John Coltrane
Year of Release:1962Appears in:31 charts
Rank in 1962:10Rank Score:272
Rank in 1960s365Overall Rank:5,249
Average Rating:  77/100 (36 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Best Albums of 1962 composition

Artist Albums %


Dean Martin 4 2%
John Coltrane 4 2%
Frank Sinatra 4 2%
Walter Wanderley 3 1%
Johnny Cash 3 1%
Modern Jazz Quartet 2 1%
Sonny Rollins 2 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 165 81%
United Kingdom 10 5%
Brazil 7 3%
France 5 2%
Mixed Nationality 4 2%
Italy 2 1%
Belgium 2 1%
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