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1962 Music compiled by Ted Yates

 

 THE TOP 100 HITS OF 1962
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1. I Can't Stop Loving You   Ray Charles                       1962 Trivia
2. Big Girls Don't Cry   Four Seasons
3. Sherry     Four Seasons
4. Roses Are Red   Bobby Vinton
5. Hey Baby    Bruce Channel
6. The Twist    Chubby Checker
7. Peppermint Twist   Joey Dee & The Starliters
8. Sheila    Tommy Roe
9. Telstar    Toronados
10.Duke Of Earl    Gene Chandler
11.Breaking Up Is Hard To Do  Neil Sedaka
12.Good Luck Charm   Elvis Presley
13.Soldier Boy    Shirelles
14.Johnny Angel    Shelley Fabares
15.Stranger On The Shore   Mr. Acker Bilk
16.He's A Rebel    Crystals
17.Monster Mash    Bobby 'Boris' Pickett
18.The Stripper    David Rose
19.The Locomotion   Little Eva
20.Don't Break The Heart That Loves You Connie Francis
21.Can't Help Falling In Love  Elvis Presley
22.The Wanderer    Dion
23.Return To Sender   Elvis Presley
24.Ramblin' Rose   Nat "King' Cole
25.Only Love Can Break A Heart  Gene Pitney
26.Do You Love Me   Contours
27.Limbo Rock    Chubby Checker
28.Palisades Park   Freddy Cannon
29.Green Onions    Booker T & The MG's
30.Mashed Potato Time   Dee Dee Sharp
31.The Wah Watusi   Orlons
32.Midnight In Moscow   Kenny Ball
33.You Don't Know Me   Ray Charles
34.I Know    Barbara George
35.Bobby's Girl    Marcie Blane
36.Sealed With A Kiss   Brian Hyland
37.Norman    Sue Thompson
38.All Alone Am I   Brenda Lee
39.Dream Baby    Roy Orbison
40.Things    Bobby Darin
41.(The Man Who Shot) Liberty Valance   Gene Pitney
42.It Keeps Right On A-Hurtin'   Johnny Tillotson
43.Let's Dance    Chris Montez
44.Slow Twistin'   Chubby Checker
45.Lovers Who Wander   Dion
46.Let Me In    Sensations
47.I Remember You   Frank Ifield
48.Don't Hang Up   Orlons
49.Break It To Me Gently  Brenda Lee
50.Party Lights    Claudine Clark
51.Wolverton Mountain   Claude King
52.Love Letters    Ketty Lester
53.She Cried    Jay & The Americans
54.Teenage Idol    Rick Nelson
55.Old Rivers    Walter Brennan
56.Next Door To An Angel  Neil Sedaka
57.She's Not You   Elvis Presley
58.Young World    Rick Nelson
59.Ahab The Arab   Ray Stevens
60.Shout Shout, Knock Yourself Out   Ernie Maresca
61.The Lonely Bull     Tijuana Brass
62.Ride     Dee Dee Sharp
63.Al Di La    Emilio Pericoli
64.Patches    Dickey Lee
65.Speedy Gonzales   Pat Boone
66.Crying In The Rain   Everly Bros.
67.Alley Cat    Bent Fabric
68.Johnny Get Angry   Joannie Somers
69.Playboy    Marvelettes
70.Lover Please    Clyde McPhatter
71.Venus In Blue Jeans   Jimmy Clanton
72.Baby Its You    Shirelles
73.You'll Lose A Good Thing  Barbara Lynn
74.Twistin' The Night Away   Sam Cooke
75.Vacation    Connie Francis
76.That's Old Fashioned   Everly Bros.
77.Shout    Joey Dee & Starliters
78.When I Fall In Love   Lettermen
79.What's Your Name   Don And Juan
80.Gina     Johnny Mathis
81.Her Royal Majesty   James Drrin
82.Snap Your Fingers   Joe Henderson
83.Release Me    Little Esther Phillips
84.Dear Lady Twist   Gary U.S. Bonds
85.The One Who Really Loves You  Mary Wells
86.You Belong To Me   Duprees
87.Second Hand Love   Connie Francis
88.Theme From Dr. Kildare  Richard Chamberlain
89.Rink Dink    Dave 'Baby' Cortez
90.If I Had A Hammer   Peter, Paul & Mary
91.A Little Bitty Tear   Burl Ives
92.P.T.109    Jimmy Dean
93.Cindy's Birthday   Johnny Crawford         
94.Chip Chip    Gene McDaniels
95.Town Without Pity   Gene Pitney
96.Little Diane    Dion
97.You Beat Me To The Punch  Mary Wells
98.Close To Cathy   Mike Clifford
99.Dear One    Larry Finnegan
100.Surfin' Safari   Beach Boys   

TOP 10 ALBUMS OF 1962

1. West Side Story   Soundtrack
2. Breakfast At Tiffany's   Henry Mancini
3. Modern Sounds in Country & West.Mus. Ray Charles
4. Peter, Paul & Mary   Peter, Paul & Mary
5. My Son, The Folk Singer  Allan Sherman
6. The Music Man   Soundtrack
7. College Concert   Kingston Trio
8. Your Twist Party   Chubby Checker
9. Stranger On The Shore  Mr. Acker Bilk
10.Ramblin' Rose   Nat 'King' Cole

TOP 10 COUNTRY HITS OF 1962

1. Wolverton Mountain   Claude King
2. Devil Woman    Marty Robbins
3. Mama Sang A Song   Bill Anderson
4. She Thinks I Still Care  George Jones
5. She's Got You   Patsy Cline
6. I've Been Everywhere   Hank Snow
7. Charlie's Shoes   Billy Walker
8. Misery Loves Company   Porter Wagoner
9. That's My Pa    Sheb Wooley
10.Old Rivers    Walter Brennan   

TOP 10 ONE HIT WONDERS OF 1962

1. Bruce Channel   Hey Baby
2. Tornadoes    Telstar
3. Mr. Acker Bilk   Stranger On The Shore
4. Marcie Blane    Bobby's Girl
5. Barbara George   I Know (You Don't Love Me No More)
6. Contours    Do You Love Me
7. Sensations    Let Me In
8. Ernie Maresca   Shout Shout (Knock Yourself Out)
9. Claudine Clark   Party Lights
10.Don And Juan    What's Your Name?  

10 GREAT 'LOST 45'S' FROM 1962

1. I Need Your Loving   Don Gardner & Dee Dee Ford
2. Shadrack    Brook Benton
3. Ginny Come Lately   Brian Hyland
4. Please Don't Ask About Barbara Bobby Vee
5. Point Of No Return   Gene McDaniels
6. Close To Cathy   Mike Clifford
7. James (Hold The Ladder Steady) Sue Thompson
8. Dear One    Larry Finnigan
9. Smokey Places   Corsairs
10.Silver Threads & Golden Needles Springfields