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Best Albums of 1962

Listed below are the greatest albums of 1962 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 37,000 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, Charles Mingus, Booker T. & The M.G.'s, Booker T. Jones, John Coltrane and Françoise Hardy.
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61.

The Original Telstar: The Sounds Of The Tornadoes
Compilation
United Kingdom The Tornados
Year of Release:1962Appears in:10 charts
Rank in 1962:61Rank Score:44
Rank in 1960s1,293Overall Rank:23,229
Average Rating:  70/100 (9 votes)
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62.

Sherry & 11 OthersUnited States The 4 Seasons
Year of Release:1962Appears in:16 charts
Rank in 1962:62Rank Score:43
Rank in 1960s1,300Overall Rank:23,409
Average Rating:  67/100 (14 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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63.

Big Band Bossa NovaUnited States Stan Getz
Year of Release:1962Appears in:14 charts
Rank in 1962:63Rank Score:43
Rank in 1960s1,311Overall Rank:23,590
Average Rating:  73/100 (21 votes)
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64.

O Samba É Mais SambaBrazil Walter Wanderley
Year of Release:1962Appears in:3 charts
Rank in 1962:64Rank Score:41
Rank in 1960s1,329Overall Rank:23,966
Average Rating:  71/100 (3 votes)
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65.

Samba É SambaBrazil Walter Wanderley
Year of Release:1962Appears in:2 charts
Rank in 1962:65Rank Score:41
Rank in 1960s1,334Overall Rank:24,032
Average Rating:  72/100 (2 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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66.

The Electrifying Aretha FranklinUnited States Aretha Franklin
Year of Release:1962Appears in:9 charts
Rank in 1962:66Rank Score:40
Rank in 1960s1,339Overall Rank:24,173
Average Rating:  74/100 (11 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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67.

Hub-TonesUnited States Freddie Hubbard
Year of Release:1962Appears in:15 charts
Rank in 1962:67Rank Score:39
Rank in 1960s1,353Overall Rank:24,488
Average Rating:  76/100 (12 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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68.

E O BoleroBrazil Walter Wanderley
Year of Release:1962Appears in:2 charts
Rank in 1962:68Rank Score:39
Rank in 1960s1,357Overall Rank:24,545
Average Rating:  72/100 (2 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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69.

Bo Diddley (1962)United States Bo Diddley
Year of Release:1962Appears in:14 charts
Rank in 1962:69Rank Score:37
Rank in 1960s1,392Overall Rank:25,121
Average Rating:  70/100 (10 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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70.

Don't Play That Song!United States Ben E. King
Year of Release:1962Appears in:17 charts
Rank in 1962:70Rank Score:36
Rank in 1960s1,396Overall Rank:25,174
Average Rating:  72/100 (23 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%
Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers 3 1%
Ray Charles 3 1%
Bill Evans Trio 3 1%
Various Artists 3 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 209 72%
United Kingdom 18 6%
Brazil 12 4%
Mixed Nationality 10 3%
France 8 3%
Germany 5 2%
India 4 1%
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