1962 – The Most Popular Songs

1962 Popular Song Chart

The Twist by Chubby Checker was a beggir hit in 1960, but we just had to mention it again, since it charged on BillBoard at #1 for the second time.
1. Miserlou – Dick Dale
2. Twist and Shout – Isley Brothers
3. Do You Love Me – Contours
4. Can’t Help Falling In Love – Elvis Presley
5. You Belong To Me – The Duprees
6. The Loco-motion – Little Eva
7. Let’s Dance – Chris Montez
8. Return To Sender – Elvis Presley
9. Limbo Rock – Chubby Checker
10. Big Girls Don’t Cry – Four Seasons
11. 11. Party Lights – Claudine Clark
12. Twistin’ The Night Away – Sam Cooke
13. The Wah Watusi – The Orlons
14. Duke of Earl – Gene Chandler
15. Happy Birthday, Sweet Sixteen – Neil Sedaka
16. Surfin’ Safari – Beach Boys
17. Good Luck Charm – Elvis Presley
18. Hey! Baby – Bruce Channel
19. Alley Cat – Bent Fabric
20. Shout! Shout! (Knock Yourself Out) – Ernie Maresca
21. Dream Baby (How Long Must I Dream) – Roy Orbison
22. The Stripper – David Rose
23. Desafinado – Stan Getz & Charlie Byrd
24. Unchain My Heart – Ray Charles
25. The Wanderer – Dion
26. Town Without Pity – Gene Pitney
27. Green Onions – Booker T. and the MG’s
28. Sherry – Four Seasons
29. Having A Party – Sam Cooke
30. I Can’t Stop Loving You – Ray Charles
31. Soldier Boy – Shirelles
32. Breaking Up Is Hard To Do – Neil Sedaka
33. Peppermint Twist – Joey Dee and the Starlighters
34. Lovers Who Wander – Dion
35. Surfin’ – Beach Boys
36. Whats Your Name – Don and Juan
37. Baby Its Cold Outside – Ray Charles & Betty Carter
38. Baby Elephant Walk – Lawrence Welk
39. Johnny Angel – Shelley Fabares
40. Baby, It’s You – The Shirelles
41. Bring It On Home To Me – Sam Cooke
42. Bongo Stomp – Little Joey & The Flips
43. Palisades Park – Freddy Cannon
44. Dream Baby (How Long Must I Dream) – Roy Orbison
45. I Left My Heart In San Francisco – Tony Bennett
46. Route 66 Theme – Nelson Riddle
47. You Beat Me To The Punch – Mary Wells
48. I Sold My Heart To The Junkman – The Blue-Belles
49. Beechwood 4-5789 – The Marvelettes
50. Telstar – The Tornadoes
51. Me and My Shadow – Frank Sinatra and Sammy Davis, Jr
52. Stranger On The Shore – Mr Acker Bilk
53. Shiela – Tommy Roe
54. Don’t Break The Heart that Loves You – Connie Francis
55. Papa-oom-Mow-Mow – The Rivingtons
56. Midnight In Moscow – Kenny Ball
57. Bobby’s Girl – Marcie Blaine
58. You Don’t Know Me – Ray Charles
59. Shout – Joey Dee and the Starlighters
60. Norman – Sue Thompson
61. Roses are Red (My Love) – Bobby Vinton
62. I Know (You Don’t Love Me No More) – Barbara George
63. She Cried – Jay and the Americans
64. Let Me In – The Sensations
65. What Kind Of Fool Am I – Sammy Davis, Jr
66. Young World – Rick Nelson
67. Mashed Potato Time – Dee Dee Sharp
68. Ride! – Dee Dee Sharp
69. Chains – The Cookies
70. Speedy Gonzales – Pat Boone
71. Don’t Hang Up – the Orlons
72. Wolverton Mountain – Claude King
73. You Are My Sunshine – Ray Charles
74. Playboy – The Marvelettes
75. 409 – Beach Boys
76. Lover Please – Clyde McPhatter
77. ‘Til – The Angels
78. Release Me – Little Esther Phillips
79. Sealed With A Kiss – Brian Hyland
80. The One Who Really Loves You – Mary Wells
81. Ramblin’ Rose – Nat King Cole
82. Dear Lady Twist – Gary U.S. Bonds
83. Slow Twistin’ – Chubby Checker and Dee Dee Sharp
84. Rinky Dink – Baby Cortez
85. Only Love Can Break A Heart – Gene Pitney
86. Dear One – Larry Finnegan
87. … And Then There Were Drums – Sandy Nelson
88. Come On Little Angel – The Belmonts
89. Patches – Dickey Lee
90. Jamie – Eddie Holland
91. Little Black Book – Jimmy Dean
92. Hide & Go Seek – Bunker Hill
93. The Lonely Bull (El Solo Torro) – The Tijuana Brass
94. Cotton Fields – The Highwaymen
95. If I Had A Hammer – Peter, Paul & Mary
96. Tuff – Ace Cannon
97. Ahab, The Arab – Ray Stevens
98. Where Have All The Flowers Gone – The Kingston Trio
99. Lemon Tree – Peter, Paul & Mary
100. She’s Not You – Elvis Presley