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MUSIC VENDOR MAGAZINE'S USA (BARRY KOWAL) TOP SINGLES FOR 1962 PDF Print E-mail
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Feb 03, 2017 at 07:02 PM
 MUSIC VENDOR MAGAZINE'S USA (BARRY KOWAL) TOP SINGLES FOR 1962


No. Song-Artist-Peak Month   
  1 STRANGER ON THE SHORE-MR. ACKER BILK-MAY 742 
  2 PEPPERMINT TWIST-JOEY DEE & THE STARLITERS-January 706 
  3 ROSES ARE RED (My Love)-BOBBY VINTON-July 658 
  4 LIMBO ROCK-CHUBBY CHECKER-December 656 
  5 I CAN'T STOP LOVING YOU-RAY CHARLES-June 654 
  6 BIG GIRLS DON'T CRY-FOUR SEASONS-November 612 
  7 SOLDIER BOY-THE SHIRELLES-April 606 
  8 RETURN TO SENDER-Elvis Presley-December 604 
  9 RAMBLIN' ROSE-Nat King Cole-September 598 
 10 MASHED POTATO TIME-Dee Dee Sharp-April 596 
 11 Sherry-Four Seasons-September 592 
 12 The Stripper-David Rose Orchestra-July 572 
 13 Bobby's Girl-Marcie Blane-December 560 
 14 Telstar-The Tornadoes-December 556 
 15 The Loco-motion-Little Eva-August 534 
 16 Duke Of Earl-Gene Chandler-January 514 
 17 Good Luck Charm-Elvis Presley-March 510 
 18 Hey! Baby-Bruce Channel-March 486 
 19 Monster Mash-Bobby (Boris) Pickett & The Crypt-Kickers-October 480 
 20 Johnny Angel-Shelley Fabares-April 464 
 21 Can't Help Falling In Love-Elvis Presley-January 458 
 22 Breaking Up Is Hard To Do-Neil Sedaka-August 452 
 23 All Alone Am I-Brenda Lee-November 444 
 24 Patches-Dickey Lee-September 442 
 25 The Wah Watusi-The Orlons-July 428 
 26 Don't Break The Heart That Loves You-Connie Francis-March 414 
 27 He's A Rebel-Crystals-November 406 
 28 Green Onions-Booker T. & The MG's-September 404 
 29 Sheila-Tommy Roe-September 404 
 30 The Wanderer-Dion-February 398 
 31 It Keeps Right On A-hurtin'-Johnny Tillotson-June 394 
 32 Palisades Park-Freddy Cannon-June 392 
 33 Sealed With A Kiss-Brian Hyland-July 376 
 34 Break It To Me Gently-Brenda Lee-February 372 
 35 She Cried-Jay & The Americans-May 370 
 36 Only Love Can Break A Heart-Gene Pitney-November 362 
 37 A Little Bitty Tear-Wanda Jackson-January 356 
 38 A Little Bitty Tear-Burl Ives-January 356 
 39 Norman-Sue Thompson-February 352 
 40 I Know (You Don't Love Me No More)-Barbara George-January 346 
 41 Do You Love Me-Contours-October 342 
 42 Let Me In-The Sensations-March 338 
 43 Wolverton Mountain-Claude King-July 334 
 44 Ahab, The Arab-Ray Stevens-August 326 
 45 He's A Rebel-Vikki Carr-November 320 
 46 I Can't Stop Loving You-Gene Ammons-June 318 
 47 Slow Twistin'-Chubby Checker (with Dee Dee Sharp)-April 316 
 48 Don't Hang Up-The Orlons-December 316 
 49 She's Not You-Elvis Presley-August 316 
 50 Midnight In Moscow-Kenny Ball & His Jazzmen-March 302 
 51 Love Letters-Ketty Lester-April 300 
 52 Lover Please-Clyde McPhatter-April 294 
 53 Let's Dance-Chris Montez-September 276 
 54 The One Who Really Loves You-Mary Wells-June 274 
 55 Second Hand Love-Connie Francis-June 272 
 56 Speedy Gonzales-Pat Boone-August 268 
 57 Party Lights-Claudine Clark-August 268 
 58 Twistin' The Night Away-Sam Cooke-March 264 
 59 P.T. 109-Jimmy Dean-May 252 
 60 You Don't Know Me-Ray Charles-August 250 
 61 Everybody Loves Me But You-Brenda Lee-May 244 
 62 Alley Cat-Bent Fabric-October 244 
 63 Funny Way Of Laughin'-Burl Ives-May 242 
 64 Venus In Blue Jeans-Jimmy Clanton-September 242 
 65 Young World-Rick Nelson-April 236 
 66 I Remember You-Frank Ifield-October 232 
 67 Crying In The Rain-Everly Brothers-February 228 
 68 Things-Bobby Darin-August 228 
 69 When The Boy In Your Arms (Is The Boy In Your Heart)-Connie Francis-January 226 
 70 Snap Your Fingers-Joe Henderson-June 226 
 71 The Lonely Bull (El Solo Torro)-The Tijuana Brass-December 220 
 72 (The Man Who Shot) Liberty Valance-Gene Pitney-June 214 
 73 Next Door To An Angel-Neil Sedaka-November 214 
 74 Baby It's You-The Shirelles-January 210 
 75 Vacation-Connie Francis-September 206 
 76 Shout-Joey Dee & The Starliters-April 206 
 77 Happy Birthday, Sweet Sixteen-Neil Sedaka-January 202 
 78 Cotton Fields-The Highwaymen-January 200 
 79 Dear Lady Twist-Gary (U.S.) Bonds-February 196 
 80 Stranger On The Shore-Andy Williams-June 194 
 81 Playboy-The Marvelettes-June 190 
 82 Dream Baby (How Long Must I Dream)-Roy Orbison-March 188 
 83 You'll Lose A Good Thing-Barbara Lynn-August 184 
 84 Old Rivers-Walter Brennan-May 180 
 85 Gina-Johnny Mathis-November 176 
 86 Al Di La'-Emilio Pericoli-June 176 
 87 Teen Age Idol-Rick Nelson-September 172 
 88 (Dance With The) Guitar Man-Duane Eddy & The Rebelettes-December 166 
 89 Lovers Who Wander-Dion-June 166 
 90 Ride!-Dee Dee Sharp-December 164 
 91 You Are My Sunshine-Ray Charles-December 162 
 92 Rinky Dink-Dave 'Baby' Cortez-September 160 
 93 Desafinado-Stan Getz & Charlie Byrd-November 156 
 94 Dear Lonely Hearts-Nat King Cole-December 156 
 95 Desafinado (Slightly Out Of Tune)-Ella Fitzgerald-November 156 
 96 Desafinado (Slightly Out Of Tune)-Pat Thomas-November 156 
 97 Dear One-Larry Finnegan-April 150 
 98 What's Your Name-Don & Juan-March 148 
 99 Town Without Pity-Gene Pitney-January 146 
100 Keep Your Hands Off My Baby-Little Eva-December 144 
101 She's Got You-Patsy Cline-March 138 
102 Gravy (For My Mashed Potatoes)-Dee Dee Sharp-July 120 
103 You Belong To Me-Duprees-September 120 
104 Lie To Me-Brook Benton-October 118 
105 Send Me The Pillow You Dream On-Johnny Tillotson-September 116 
106 When I Fall In Love-The Lettermen-January 114 
107 Shout! Shout! (Knock Yourself Out)-Ernie Maresca-May 114 
108 Smoky Places-Corsairs-March 114 
109 Johnny Get Angry-Joanie Sommers-July 112 
110 Sharing You-Bobby Vee-June 112 
111 I Sold My Heart To The Junkman-Blue-Belles-May 110 
112 Surfin' Safari-Beach Boys-October 110 
113 Tuff-Ace Cannon-February 104 
114 Love Me Warm And Tender-Paul Anka-March 92 
115 Theme From 'Dr. Kildare'-Richard Chamberlain-July 72 
116 Shame On Me-Bobby Bare-September 72 
117 I Can't Help It (If I'm Still In Love With You)-Johnny Tillotson-December 72 
118 Uptown-Crystals-May 72 
119 Don't Play That Song (You Lied)-Ben E. King-June 70 
120 Devil Woman-Marty Robbins-September 68 
121 That's Old Fashioned-Everly Brothers-June 68 
122 Close To Cathy-Mike Clifford-November 40 
123 Chains-Cookies-December 38 
124 Her Royal Majesty-James Darren-March 38 
125 Nothing Can Change This Love-Sam Cooke-November 36 
126 You Beat Me To The Punch-Mary Wells-September 36 
127 Twist And Shout-The Isley Brothers-August 34 
128 Heart In Hand-Brenda Lee-August 34 
129 Percolator (Twist)-Billy Joe & The Checkmates-February 34 
130 Rain Rain Go Away-Bobby Vinton-October 34
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