Top Albums of 1962





Rank All Time Rank Artist Album Genres
1
297
Ray Charles Modern Sounds in Country and Western Music Country Soul, Rhythm & Blues
2
502
Howlin' Wolf Howlin' Wolf Chicago Blues
3
734
Bill Evans Waltz for Debby Cool Jazz
4
1142
Stan Getz & Charlie Byrd Jazz Samba Samba-Jazz
5
1163
Sonny Rollins The Bridge Hard Bop
6
1249
John Coltrane Coltrane "Live" at the Village Vanguard Hard Bop, Modal Jazz
7
1408
Dexter Gordon Go Hard Bop
8
1504
Booker T. & The MG's Green Onions Rhythm & Blues, Soul
9
1572
Charles Mingus Tijuana Moods/New Tijuana Moods Post-Bop
10
1881
Jackie McLean Let Freedom Ring Post-Bop
11
1935
Herbie Hancock Takin' Off Hard Bop, Modal Jazz, Post-Bop
12
1954
Benny Carter Further Definitions Bebop, Swing
13
1992
Bob Dylan Bob Dylan Contemporary Folk, Country Blues
14
2128
Wes Montgomery Full House: Recorded 'Live' at Tsubo - Berkeley, California Hard Bop
15
2438
Bill Evans and Jim Hall Undercurrent Cool Jazz, Modal Jazz
16
2579
Ray Charles Modern Sounds in Country and Western Music, Volume Two Country Soul, Rhythm & Blues
17
2597
Nancy Wilson/ Cannonball Adderley Nancy Wilson/Cannonball Adderley Vocal Jazz
18
2725
Freddie Hubbard Hub-Tones Hard Bop
19
2857
Charles Mingus Oh Yeah Post-Bop
20
2906
John Coltrane Coltrane Plays the Blues Hard Bop

Albums "bubbling under" the all-time top 3000:
Milt Jackson and Wes Montgomery Bags Meets Wes! Hard Bop
James Cleveland and The Angelic Choir Peace Be Still Gospel
Dick Dale & The Del-Tones Surfer's Choice Surf Rock
Roy Haynes Out of the Afternoon Post-Bop
Eric Dolphy with Booker Little Far Cry Post-Bop
Bobby Bland Here's the Man!!! Blues, Soul
George Russell The Outer View Modal Jazz
Ornette Coleman Ornette on Tenor Free Jazz
Rahsaan Roland Kirk We Free Kings Hard Bop, Post-Bop
Jacques Brel Enregistrement public à l'Olympia Chanson texte
John Coltrane Coltrane Modal Jazz, Post-Bop
Joe Harriott Abstract Free Jazz
Bill Evans Moon Beams/Polka Dots and Moonbeams Cool Jazz
Joan Baez Joan Baez in Concert Folk Revival
Chico Hamilton Man from Two Worlds Jazz
Duke Ellington & Count Basie First Time! The Count Meets the Duke Big Band
Ornette Coleman Ornette! Free Jazz