Best Albums of 1962

Listed below are the best albums of 1962 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 46,000 greatest album charts.

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1962 year summaryThe best artists of 1962 were Ray Charles, Bill Evans, Bill Evans Trio, Howlin' Wolf, Bob Dylan, Charles Mingus, John Coltrane, Booker T. & The M.G.'s, Dexter Gordon and Sonny Rollins.
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1962
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1,557
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589
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521
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483
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439
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Total albums: 441. Page 1 of 45

Best Albums of 1962 composition

Country Albums %


United States 305 69%
United Kingdom 32 7%
France 14 3%
Germany 13 3%
Brazil 11 2%
Canada 9 2%
Mixed Nationality 7 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 422 96%
Yes 19 4%
Live? Albums %
No 426 97%
Yes 15 3%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 439 100%
Yes 2 0%
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