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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 36,000 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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RankAlbumArtist
1.

Modern Sounds In Country And Western MusicUnited States Ray Charles
Year of Release:1962Appears in:208 charts
Rank in 1962:1Rank Score:1,812
Rank in 1960s122Overall Rank:1,282
Average Rating:  79/100 (189 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:1,291
Rank in 1960s155Overall Rank:1,714
Average Rating:  79/100 (134 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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3.

Waltz For DebbyUnited States Bill Evans Trio
Year of Release:1962Appears in:105 charts
Rank in 1962:3Rank Score:974
Rank in 1960s191Overall Rank:2,171
Average Rating:  79/100 (115 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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4.

Bob DylanUnited States Bob Dylan
Year of Release:1962Appears in:149 charts
Rank in 1962:4Rank Score:932
Rank in 1960s196Overall Rank:2,240
Average Rating:  72/100 (326 votes)
Comments: 16 comments
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5.

Green OnionsUnited States Booker T. & The M.G.'s
Year of Release:1962Appears in:120 charts
Rank in 1962:5Rank Score:703
Rank in 1960s233Overall Rank:2,767
Average Rating:  75/100 (104 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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6.

Tijuana MoodsUnited States Charles Mingus
Year of Release:1962Appears in:65 charts
Rank in 1962:6Rank Score:440
Rank in 1960s292Overall Rank:3,992
Average Rating:  77/100 (83 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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7.

Tous Les Garçons Et Les FillesFrance Françoise Hardy
Year of Release:1962Appears in:64 charts
Rank in 1962:7Rank Score:440
Rank in 1960s293Overall Rank:3,995
Average Rating:  80/100 (68 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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8.

Jazz SambaUnited States Stan Getz And Charlie Byrd
Year of Release:1962Appears in:66 charts
Rank in 1962:8Rank Score:414
Rank in 1960s305Overall Rank:4,209
Average Rating:  78/100 (72 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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9.

GoUnited States Dexter Gordon
Year of Release:1962Appears in:91 charts
Rank in 1962:9Rank Score:382
Rank in 1960s319Overall Rank:4,481
Average Rating:  78/100 (80 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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10.

Takin' OffUnited States Herbie Hancock
Year of Release:1962Appears in:63 charts
Rank in 1962:10Rank Score:349
Rank in 1960s343Overall Rank:4,829
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 1%
Bill Evans Trio 3 1%
Various Artists 3 1%
Johnny Cash 3 1%
Walter Wanderley 3 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 205 72%
United Kingdom 15 5%
Brazil 12 4%
Mixed Nationality 10 4%
France 7 2%
Germany 5 2%
India 5 2%
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