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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 32,000 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, Françoise Hardy, Dexter Gordon 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:182 charts
Rank in 1962:1Rank Score:1,703
Rank in 1960s119Overall Rank:1,260
Average Rating:  79/100 (172 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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2.

Howlin' Wolf
Compilation
United States Howlin' Wolf
Year of Release:1962Appears in:110 charts
Rank in 1962:2Rank Score:1,223
Rank in 1960s153Overall Rank:1,689
Average Rating:  80/100 (118 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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3.

Bob DylanUnited States Bob Dylan
Year of Release:1962Appears in:127 charts
Rank in 1962:3Rank Score:854
Rank in 1960s195Overall Rank:2,259
Average Rating:  72/100 (289 votes)
Comments: 14 comments
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4.

Green OnionsUnited States Booker T. & The M.G.'s
Year of Release:1962Appears in:101 charts
Rank in 1962:4Rank Score:653
Rank in 1960s233Overall Rank:2,773
Average Rating:  76/100 (91 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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5.

Tijuana MoodsUnited States Charles Mingus
Year of Release:1962Appears in:59 charts
Rank in 1962:5Rank Score:428
Rank in 1960s284Overall Rank:3,862
Average Rating:  77/100 (72 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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6.

Tous Les Garçons Et Les FillesFrance Françoise Hardy
Year of Release:1962Appears in:49 charts
Rank in 1962:6Rank Score:329
Rank in 1960s335Overall Rank:4,737
Average Rating:  80/100 (54 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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7.

Jazz SambaUnited States Stan Getz And Charlie Byrd
Year of Release:1962Appears in:52 charts
Rank in 1962:7Rank Score:322
Rank in 1960s341Overall Rank:4,802
Average Rating:  77/100 (60 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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8.

GoUnited States Dexter Gordon
Year of Release:1962Appears in:78 charts
Rank in 1962:8Rank Score:321
Rank in 1960s342Overall Rank:4,810
Average Rating:  78/100 (69 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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9.

Takin' OffUnited States Herbie Hancock
Year of Release:1962Appears in:52 charts
Rank in 1962:9Rank Score:320
Rank in 1960s343Overall Rank:4,823
Average Rating:  72/100 (42 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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10.

Live At The Village VanguardUnited States John Coltrane
Year of Release:1962Appears in:40 charts
Rank in 1962:10Rank Score:299
Rank in 1960s354Overall Rank:5,095
Average Rating:  74/100 (39 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Best Albums of 1962 composition

Artist Albums %


Frank Sinatra 6 3%
Dean Martin 4 2%
John Coltrane 4 2%
Ray Charles 3 1%
Walter Wanderley 3 1%
Johnny Cash 3 1%
Ravi Shankar 2 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 179 80%
United Kingdom 10 4%
Brazil 8 4%
France 5 2%
Mixed Nationality 3 1%
India 2 1%
Austria 2 1%
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