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Top 100 Hits of 1962/Top 100 Songs of 1962


Billboard Year-End Hot 100 chart for 1962. For detailed information on how Billboard compiled the charts, see the Wikipedia article "Billboard Hot 100".


1. Stranger On the Shore - Mr. Acker Bilk

2. I Can't Stop Loving You - Ray Charles

3. Mashed Potato Time - Dee Dee Sharp

4. Roses Are Red (My Love) - Bobby Vinton

5. The Stripper - David Rose

6. Johnny Angel - Shelley Fabares

7. The Loco-Motion - Little Eva

8. Let Me In - The Sensations

9. The Twist - Chubby Checker

10. Soldier Boy - The Shirelles

11. Hey! Baby - Bruce Channel

12. The Wanderer - Dion

13. Duke of Earl - Gene Chandler

14. Palisades Park - Freddy Cannon

15. Breaking Up Is Hard to Do - Neil Sedaka

16. Wolverton Mountain - Claude King

17. Slow Twistin' - Chubby Checker

18. It Keeps Right On A-Hurtin' - Johnny Tillotson

19. The One Who Really Loves You - Mary Wells

20. Good Luck Charm - Elvis Presley

21. Midnight In Moscow - Kenny Ball

22. Sheila - Tommy Roe

23. Twistin' the Night Away - Sam Cooke

24. The Wah Watusi - The Orlons

25. Peppermint Twist - Joey Dee and The Starlighters

26. Break It to Me Gently - Brenda Lee

27. Playboy - The Marvelettes

28. Ramblin' Rose - Nat King Cole

29. Sealed With a Kiss - Brian Hyland

30. She Cried - Jay & The Americans

31. Don't Break the Heart That Loves You - Connie Francis

32. Dear Lady Twist - Gary "U.S." Bonds

33. Norman - Sue Thompson

34. Love Letters - Ketty Lester

35. Party Lights - Claudine Clark

36. Cotton Fields - The Highwaymen

37. Alley Cat - Bent Fabric

38. Twist and Shout - The Isley Brothers

39. Theme From Dr Kildare (Three Stars Will Shine Tonight) - Richard Chamberlain

40. Tuff - Ace Cannon

41. Lover Please - Clyde Mcphatter

42. I Know (You Don't Love Me No More) - Barbara George

43. Young World - Rick Nelson

44. Baby It's You - The Shirelles

45. Speedy Gonzales - Pat Boone

46. A Little Bitty Tear - Burl Ives

47. Crying In the Rain - The Everly Brothers

48. Al di La' - Emillo Pericoli

49. Shout Shout (Knock Yourself Out) - Ernie Maresca

50. What's Your Name - Don & Juan

51. Smoky Places - The Corsairs

52. Having a Party - Sam Cooke

53. Green Onions - Booker T and The MG's

54. You Don't Know Me - Ray Charles

55. Sherry - The Four Seasons

56. Johnny Get Angry - Joanie Sommers

57. Can't Help Falling In Love - Elvis Presley

58. Shout - Joey Dee and The Starlighters

59. Rinky Dink - Dave "Baby" Cortez

60. Moon River - Henry Mancini

61. Ahab the Arab - Ray Stevens

62. Things - Bobby Darin

63. (The Man Who Shot) Liberty Valance - Gene Pitney

64. You Belong to Me - The Duprees

65. Dream Baby (How Long Must I Dream) - Roy Orbison

66. Snap Your Fingers - Joe Henderson

67. Lovers Who Wander - Dion

68. Let's Dance - Chris Montez

69. Cindy's Birthday - Johnny Crawford

70. You Beat Me to the Punch - Mary Wells

71. You'll Lose a Good Thing - Barbara Lynn

72. Uptown - The Crystals

73. Everybody Loves Me But You - Brenda Lee

74. Patches - Dickie Lee

75. Venus In Blue Jeans - Jimmy Clanton

76. Love Me Warm and Tender - Paul Anka

77. Teenage Idol - Rick Nelson

78. She's Got You - Patsy Cline

79. Dear One - Larry Finnegan

80. Her Royal Majesty - James Darren

81. Old Rivers - Walter Brennan

82. Funny Way of Laughin' - Burl Ives

83. A Swingin' Safari - Billy Vaughn

84. Tell Me - Dick & Deedee

85. P.T. 109 - Jimmy Dean

86. Little Diane - Dion

87. Percolator (Twist) - Billy Joe & The Checkmates

88. Twist, Twist Senora - Gary "U.S." Bonds

89. Twistin' Matilda (And the Channel) - Jimmy Soul

90. Gravy (For My Mashed Potatoes) - Dee Dee Sharp

91. Walk On the Wild Side - Jimmy Smith

92. Soul Twist - King Curtis

93. I'll Never Dance Again - Bobby Rydell

94. I'm Blue (The Gong-Gong Song) - The Ikettes

95. Where Have All The Flowers Gone - The Kingston Trio

96. (Girls Girls Girls Were) Made To Love - Eddie Hodges

97. Town Without Pity - Gene Pitney

98. If I Had a Hammer - Peter, Paul & Mary

99. I Wish That We Were Married - Ronnie & The Hi-lites

100. Surfin' Safari - The Beach Boys

NOTE: We do NOT sell compilations of any of these songs, nor are we aware of anyone who makes even a Top 25 compilation of each year. However, many of the songs are available from iTunes. A link is provided for those songs so you can order them through the iTunes Store if desired.