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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 27,000 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, John Coltrane Quartet, Dexter Gordon and Françoise Hardy.
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RankAlbumArtist
1.

Modern Sounds In Country and Western MusicUnited States Ray Charles
Year of Release:1962Appears in:160 charts
Rank in 1962:1Rank Score:1,696
Rank in 1960s114Overall Rank:1,181
Average Rating:  79/100 (161 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:1,159
Rank in 1960s150Overall Rank:1,609
Average Rating:  79/100 (106 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:878
Rank in 1960s180Overall Rank:2,031
Average Rating:  72/100 (273 votes)
Comments: 13 comments
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4.

Green OnionsUnited States Booker T. & The M.G.'s
Year of Release:1962Appears in:93 charts
Rank in 1962:4Rank Score:646
Rank in 1960s221Overall Rank:2,586
Average Rating:  76/100 (90 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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5.

BalladsUnited States John Coltrane Quartet
Year of Release:1962Appears in:51 charts
Rank in 1962:5Rank Score:345
Rank in 1960s306Overall Rank:4,204
Average Rating:  76/100 (56 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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6.

GoUnited States Dexter Gordon
Year of Release:1962Appears in:68 charts
Rank in 1962:6Rank Score:344
Rank in 1960s307Overall Rank:4,213
Average Rating:  78/100 (65 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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7.

Tous les garçons et les fillesFrance Françoise Hardy
Year of Release:1962Appears in:42 charts
Rank in 1962:7Rank Score:335
Rank in 1960s316Overall Rank:4,320
Average Rating:  79/100 (40 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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8.

Tijuana MoodsUnited States Charles Mingus
Year of Release:1962Appears in:44 charts
Rank in 1962:8Rank Score:330
Rank in 1960s318Overall Rank:4,370
Average Rating:  76/100 (66 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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9.

Jazz SambaUnited States Stan Getz And Charlie Byrd
Year of Release:1962Appears in:45 charts
Rank in 1962:9Rank Score:286
Rank in 1960s339Overall Rank:4,863
Average Rating:  77/100 (53 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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10.

Takin' OffUnited States Herbie Hancock
Year of Release:1962Appears in:41 charts
Rank in 1962:10Rank Score:273
Rank in 1960s351Overall Rank:5,034
Average Rating:  72/100 (36 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Best Albums of 1962 composition

Artist Albums %


Frank Sinatra 4 2%
Dean Martin 4 2%
John Coltrane 4 2%
Johnny Cash 3 2%
Walter Wanderley 3 2%
Tony Bennett 2 1%
Nina Simone 2 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 159 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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