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NEW YORK CITY'S TOP SINGLES OF 1962 PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Barry Kowal   
Jul 13, 2016 at 09:25 PM

NEW YORK CITY'S TOP SINGLES OF 1962*


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  1-THE TWIST-CHUBBY CHECKER-PARKWAY-JANUARY
   2-THE WANDERER-DION-LAURIE-February 
   3-THE PEPPERMINT TWIST-JOEY DEE & THE STARLITERS-ROULETTE-Jan.
   4-THE LOCO-MOTION-LITTLE EVA-Dimension-August
   5-MASHED POTATO TIME-DEE DEE SHARP-Cameo-May                             
   6-TOWN WITHOUT PITY-GENE PITNEY-Musicor-January                          
   7-I CAN'T STOP LOVING YOU-RAY CHARLES-ABC Paramount-June                   
   8-SHE CRIED-Jay & The Americans-United Artist-May                           
   9-THE STRIPPER-David Rose-MGM-July                                          
 10-SEALED WITH A KISS-Brian Hyland-ABC Paramount-August                      
 11-Johnny Angel-Shelley Fabares-Colpix-April                                 
 12-Ramblin'Rose-Nat King Cole-Capitol-September                              
 13-Stranger On The Shore-Mr. Acker Bilk-Atco-May
 14-Moon River-Henry Mancini-RCA-January
 15-Love Letters-Kitty Lester-Era-April                                       
 16-Duke Of Earl-Gene Chandler-Vee Jay-March                                 
 17-Big Bad John-Jimmy Dean-Columbia-January
 18-Roses Are Red-Bobby Vinton-Epic-July                                      
 19-Please Mr. Postman-Marvelettes-Tamla-January
 20-Playboy-Marvelettes-Tamla-June                                            
 21-Do You Love Me-Contours-Gordy-October                                     
 22-Soldier Boy-Shirelles-Scepter-May                                         
 23-Sherry-Four Seasons-Vee Jay-September
 24-Midnight In Moscow-Kenny Ball-Kapp-March                                  
 25-Hey! Baby-Bruce Channel-Smash-March                                       
 26-Monster Mash-Bobby "Boris" Pickett-Garpax-October                         
 27-Palisades Park-Freddy Cannon-Swan-July                                    
 28-Sheila-Tommy Roe-ABC Paramount-September                                  
 29-You Belong To Me-Duprees-Coed-September                                   
 30-Can't Help Falling In Love-Elvis Presley-RCA-January                      
 31-Surfin' Safari-Beach Boys-Capitol-October                                 
 32-Breaking Up Is Hard To Do-Neil Sedaka-RCA-July                            
 33-Return To Sender-Elvis Presley-RCA-December                               
 34-Wolverton Mountain-Claude King-Columbia-August                         
 35-Good Luck Charm-Elvis Presley-RCA-May                                     
 36-Big Girls Don't Cry-Four Seasons-Vee Jay-November                         
 37-Twistin' The Night Away-Sam Cooke-RCA-March                               
 38-Twist And Shout-Isley Brothers-Wand-August
 39-Green Onions-Booker T. & The MGs-Stax-October                             
 40-Alley Cat-Bent Fabric & His Piano-Atco-September                       
 41-You'll Lose A Good Thing-Barbara Lynn-Jamie-August                        
 42-Let Me In-Sensations-Argo-May                                             
 43-The One Who Really Loves You-Mary Wells-Motown-June                       
 44-Slow Twistin'-Chubby Checker-Parkway-April                                
 45-It Keeps Right On A Hurtin'-Johnny Tillotson-Cadence-June              
 46-Walk On By-Leroy Van Dyke-Mercury-January
 47-I Know-Barbara George-AFO-January                                         
 48-Wah Watusi-Orlons-Cameo-July                                              
 49-Break It To Me Gently-Brenda Lee-Decca-March                           
 50-He's A Rebel-Crystals-Philles-November                                   
 51-Don't Hang Up-Orlons-Cameo-December                                       
 52-Don't Break The Heart That Loves You-Connie Francis-MGM-April          
 53-Dear Lady Twist-Gary U.S. Bonds-LeGrande-February                         
 54-Run to Him-Bobby Vee-Liberty-January
 55-Norman-Sue Thompson-Hickory-February                                      
 56-Party Lights-Claudine Clark-Chancellor-September                          
 57-Cotton Fields-Highwaymen-United Artists-January
 58-Lonely Bull-Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass-A&M-December               
 59-All Alone Am I-Brenda Lee-Decca-November                                  
 60-I Love You-Volumes-Chex-June
 61-Patches-Dicky Lee-Smash-October                                        
 62-Lover Please-Clyde McPhatter-Mercury-May                                  
 63-Young World-Rick Nelson-Imperial-April                                 
 64-Baby It's You-Shirelles-Scepter-February                                  
 65-Goodbye Cruel World-James Darren-Colpix-January
 66-Speedy Gonzales-Pat Boone-Dot-July                                        
 67-A Little Bitty Tear-Burl Ives-Decca-February                           
 68-Crying In The Rain-Everly Brothers-Warner Brothers-March               
 69-My Own True Love-Duprees-Coed-November
 70-Al Di La-Emillo Pericoli-Warner Brothers-July                             
 71-Bobby's Girl-Marcie Blane-Seville-December                                
 72-Shout! Shout!(Knock Yourself Out)-Ernie Maresca-Seville-May
 73-What's Your Name-Don & Juan-Big Top-March                                 
 74-Smokey Places-Corsairs-Tuff-March                                         
 75-Having a Party-Sam Cooke-RCA-July
 76-You Don't Know Me-Ray Charles-ABC Paramount-September                     
 77-Johnny Get Angry-Joanie Sommers-Warner Brothers-July                      
 78-Shout-Joey Dee & The Starliters-Roulette-May                              
 79-Rinky Dink-Dave "Baby" Cortez-Chess-August
 80-Ahab,The Arab-Ray Stevens-Mercury-August                               
 81-Things-Bobby Darin-Atco-August                                         
 82-The Man Who Shot Liberty Vallence-Gene Pitney-Musicor-June             
 83-Dream Baby-Roy Orbison-Monument-April                                  
 84-Snap Your Fingers-Joe Henderson-Todd-July                              
 85-Lovers Who Wander-Dion-Laurie-June                                     
 86-Let's Dance-Chris Montez-Monogram-October                                 
 87-Limbo Rock-Chubby Checker-Parkway-December                                
 88-You Beat Me To The Punch-Mary Wells-Motown-September                     
 89-Uptown-Crystals-Philles-April
 90-Everybody Loves Me But You-Brenda Lee-Decca-May                        
 91-Venus In Blue Jeans-Jimmy Clanton-Ace-October
 92-Love Me Warm And Tender-Paul Anka-ABC Paramount-April                  
 93-Teen Age Idol-Rick Nelson-Imperial-September                           
 94-She's Not You-Elvis Presley-RCA-September                             
 95-Dear One-Larry Finnegan-Old Town-April                                    
 96-Her Royal Majesty-James Darren-Colpix-March
 97-Old Rivers-Walter Brennan-Liberty-May                                  
 98-Funny Way of Laughin'-Burl Ives-Decca-April
 99-Afrikaan Beat-Bert Kaempfert-Decca-February
100-Tell Him-Exciters-United Artist-December
101-The Lion Sleeps Tonight-Tokens-RCA-January
102-Beechwood 4-5789-Marvelettes-Tamla-September
103-Desafinado-Stan Getz/Charlie Byrd-Verve-November
104-Popeye-Chubby Checker-Parkway-December                                    
105-I Wish That We Were Married-Ronnie & the Hi-Lites-Joy-April
106-Don't Play That Song-Ben E. King-Atco-June                                
107-I Sold My Heart to the Junkman-The Blue-Belles-Newtown-May
108-Any Day Now(My Wild Beautiful Bird)-Chuck Jackson-Wand-June
109-Pepino the Italian Mouse-Lou Monte-Reprise-December
110-Gravy(For My Mashed Potatoes)-Dee Dee Sharp-Cameo-July                    
111-A Wonderful Dream-Majors-Imperial-September
112-Bring It on Home to Me-Sam Cooke-RCA-August
113-Echo-Emotions-Kapp-November
114-Happy Birthday Sweet Sixteen-Neil Sedaka-RCA-January                   
115-Remember Then-The Earls-Old Town-December
116-I Need Your Loving-Don Gardner & Dee Dee Ford-Fire-July
117-Village of Love-Nathaniel Mayer & Fabulous Twilights-Fortune-June
118-Theme From Dr. Kildare-Richard Chamberlain-MGM-July
119-Ride!-Dee Dee Sharp-Cameo-December                                     
120-Telstar-Tornadoes-London-December
121-What Kind of Love Is This -Joey Dee & the Starliters-Roulette-September
122-Soul Twist-King Curtis & Noble Knights-Enjoy-March
123-Only Love Can Break Your-Gene Pitney-Musicor-November                  
124-Twist,Twist Senora-Gary U.S. Bonds-LeGrande-May                        
125-Our Anniversary-Shep & the Limelites-Hull-February
126-Zip-a-Dee Doo-Dah-Bob B. Soxx & the Blue Jeans-Philles-December
127-Irresistible You/Multiplication-Bobby Darin-Atco-January
128-What Kind of Fool Am I-Sammy Davis, Jr.-Reprise-November
129-There's No Other(Like My Baby)-Crystals-Philles-January
130-Up On the Roof-Drifters-Atlantic-December 
131-Nothing Can Change This Love-Sam Cooke-RCA-October
132-Moon River-Jerry Butler-Vee Jay-January
133-I Remember You-Frank Ifield-Vee Jay-October                            
134-I've Got Bonnie-Bobby Rydell-Cameo-March
135-Release Me-"Little Esther"Phillips-Lenox-October                       
136-Next Door To An Angel-Neil Sedaka-RCA-November                         
137-Poor Fool-Ike and Tina Turner-Sue-January
138-Wiggle Wobble-Les Cooper & the Soul Rockers-Everlast-December
139-Little Diane-Dion-Laurie-August
140-Go Away Little Girl-Steve Lawrence-Columbia-December
141-Lie To Me-Brook Benton-Mercury-October                                 
142-What's So Good About Goodbye-Miracles-Tamla-January
143-Unchain My Heart-Ray Charles-ABC Paramount-January                     
144-Let There Be Drums-Sandy Nelson-Imperial-January
145-Letter Full of Tears-Gladys Knight & the Pips-Fury-February
146-I Left My Heart in San Francisco-Tony Bennett-Columbia-October
147-Love Came to Me-Dion-Laurie-November
148-Chip Chip-Gene McDaniels-Liberty-February          
149-Caterina-Perry Como-RCA-April
150-Gina-Johnny Mathis-Columbia-November
151-Gypsy Woman-The Impressions-ABC-Paramount-January
152-Keep Your Hands Off My Baby-Little Eva-Dimension-November
153-Something's Got a Hold On Me-Etta James-Argo-April
154-Till-Angels-Smash-January
155-Stop the Wedding-Etta James-Argo-August
156-Sharing You-Bobby Vee-Liberty-June
157-You Are My Sunshine-Ray Charles-ABC Paramount-December                 
158-Hotel Happiness-Brook Benton-Mercury-December
159-What Kind of Fool Am I-Anthony Newley-London-October
160-Silver Dollar-Barry Darvell- Atlantic-January                        
161-I Need Some One-The Belmonts-Sabina-January
162-Limbo Rock-Champs-Challenge-July
163-Percolator (Twist)-Billy Joe & the Checkmates-Dore-February
164-Hey, Let's Twist-Joey Dee & the Starliters-Roulette-March
165-If You Gotta Make A Fool Of Somebody-James Ray-January
166-I'll Never Dance Again-Bobby Rydell-Cameo-July
167-Dancin' Party-Chubby Checker-Parkway-August
168-I Love You the Way You Are-Bobby Vinton-Diamond-August
169-The Greatest Hurt-Jackie Wilson-Brunswick-January
170-Call Me Mr. In-Between-Burl Ives-Decca-August
171-Please Don't Ask Barbara-Bobby Vee-March
172-Papa-Oom-Mow-Mow-Rivingtons-Liberty-September
173-Turn On Your Love Light-Bobby Bland-Duke-January
174-When My Little Girl is Smiling-Drifters-Atlantic-March
175-Do the New Continental-Dovells-Parkway-March
176-Let's Twist Again-Chubby Checker
177-P.T. 109-Jimmy Dean-Columbia-May                                       
178-Second Hand Love-Connie Francis-MGM-June                               
179-Ride!-Dee Dee Sharp-Cameo-December                                     
180-(Dance With) The Guitar Man-Duane Eddy-RCA-December                    
                                                 
*A combination of the surveys from Radio Station's WCBS-FM,WOR-FM and WINS
from New York City
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