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BILLBOARD MAGAZINE'S TOP 100 OF 1962 (TOP 40) PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Barry Kowal   
Sep 13, 2017 at 09:33 PM

BILLBOARD MAGAZINE'S TOP 100 OF 1962(TOP 40)

  1-THE TWIST-CHUBBY CHECKER-PARKWAY-JANUARY                                778
  2-LIMBO ROCK-CHUBBY CHECKER-PARKWAY-December                              736
  3-I CAN'T STOP LOVING YOU-RAY CHARLES-ABC PARAMOUNT-June                  679
  4-BIG GIRLS DON'T CRY-FOUR SEASONS-Vee Jay-November                       672
  5-THE PEPPERMINT TWIST-JOEY DEE & THE STARLITERS-Roulette-January         663
  6-STRANGER ON THE SHORE-MR. ACKER BILK-Atco-May                           651
  7-MASHED POTATO TIME-DEE DEE SHARP-Cameo-May                              649
  8-ROSES ARE RED-Bobby Vinton-Epic-July                                    628
  9-RETURN TO SENDER-Elvis Presley-RCA-December                             622
 10-RAMBLIN'ROSE-Nat King Cole-Capitol-September                            590
 11-Johnny Angel-Shelley Fabares-Colpix-April                               580
 12-The Stripper-David Rose-MGM-July                                        563
 13-Soldier Boy-Shirelles-Scepter-May                                       557
 14-Sherry-Four Seasons-Vee Jay-September                                   548
 15-Bobby's Girl-Marcie Blane-Seville-December                              541
 16-The Loco-Motion-Little Eva-Dimension-August                             523
 17-Hey! Baby-Bruce Channel-Smash-March                                     523
 18-Duke Of Earl-Gene Chandler-Vee Jay-March                                522
 19-He's A Rebel-Crystals-Philles-November                                  511
 20-Breaking Up Is Hard To Do-Neil Sedaka-RCA-July                          510
 21-Good Luck Charm-Elvis Presley-RCA-May                                   499
 22-Monster Mash-Bobby "Boris" Pickett-Garpax-October                       494
 23-The Wanderer-Dion-Laurie-February                                       493
 24-Can't Help Falling In Love-Elvis Presley-RCA-January                    493
 25-Wah Watusi-Orlons-Cameo-July                                            472
 26-Sheila-Tommy Roe-ABC Paramount-September                                466
 27-Slow Twistin'-Chubby Checker=Parkway-April                              462
 28-Green Onions-Booker T. & The MGs-Stax-October                           460
 29-Midnight In Moscow-Kenny Ball-Kapp-March                                447
 30-Palisades Park-Freddie Cannon-Swan-July                                 445
 31-It Keeps Right On A Hurtin'-Johnny Tillotson-Cadence-June               441
 32-Norman-Sue Thompson-Hickory-February                                    434
 33-Don't Break The Heart That Loves You-Connie Francis-MGM-April           433
 34-Patches-Dicky Lee-Smash-October                                         419
 35-Break It To Me Gently-Brenda Lee-Decca-March                            418
 36-I Know-Barbara George-AFO-January                                       412
 37-Sealed With A Kiss-Brian Hyland-ABC Paramount-August                    409
 38-Don't Hang Up-Orlons-Cameo-December                                     397
 39-Wolverton Mountain-Claude King-Columbia-August                          396
 40-Only Love Can Break Your-Gene Pitney-Musicor-November                   392
 41-Do You Love Me-Contours-Gordy-October                                   391
 42-Happy Birthday Sweet Sixteen-Neil Sedaka-RCA-January                    384
 43-Let Me In-Sensations-Argo-May                                           378
 44-You Don't Know Me-Ray Charles-ABC Paramount-September                   351
 45-Lonely Bull-Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass-A&M-December                351
 46-When I Fall In Love-Lettermen-Capitol-January                           351
 47-Ahab,The Arab-Ray Stevens-Mercury-August                                349
 48-Dear Lady Twist-Gary U.S. Bonds-LeGrande-February                       349
 49-Crying In The Rain-Everly Brothers-Warner Brothers-March                345
 50-Let's Dance-Chris Montez-Monogram-October                               340
 51-Young World-Rick Nelson-Imperial-April                                  339
 52-She Cried-Jay & The Americans-United Artist-May                         331
 53-Baby It's You-Shirelles-Scepter-February                                329
 54-Love Letters-Kitty Lester-Era-April                                     326
 55-Alley Cat-Bent Fabric & His Piano-Atco-September                        326
 56-A Little Bitty Tear-Burl Ives-Decca-February                            320
 57-Things-Bobby Darin-Atco-August                                          315
 58-Gina-Johnny Mathis-Columbia-November                                    315
 59-Lovers Who Wander-Dion-Laurie-June                                      313
 60-Cotton Fields-Highwaymen-United Artist-February                         311
 61-Playboy-Marvelettes-Tamla-June                                          309
 62-Release Me-"Little Esther"Phillips-Lenox-October                        309
 63-Johnny Get Angry-Joanie Sommers-Warner Brothers-July                    308
 64-Lover Please-Clyde McPhatter-Mercury-May                                307
 65-The One Who Really Loves You-Mary Wells-Motown-June                     306
 66-Next Door To An Angel-Neil Sedaka-RCA-November                          305
 67-Al Di La-Emillo Pericoli-Warner Brothers-July                           303
 68-The Man Who Shot Liberty Vallence-Gene Pitney-Musicor-June              299
 69-Party Lights-Claudine Clark-Chancellor-September                        298
 70-Ride-Dee Dee Sharp-Cameo-December                                       298
 71-Shout-Joey Dee & The Starliters-Roulette-May                            297
 72-What's Your Name-Don & Juan-Big Top-March                               294
 73-Twistin' The Night Away-Sam Cooke-RCA-March                             294
 74-Everybody Loves Me But You-Brenda Lee-Decca-May                         288
 75-Speedy Gonzales-Pat Boone-Dot-July                                      281
 76-Dream Baby-Roy Orbison-Monument-April                                   272
 77-Venus In Blue Jeans-Jimmy Clanton-Ace-October                           268
 78-Shout!Shout!-Ernie Maresca-Seville-May                                  265
 79-Unchain My Heart-Ray Charles-ABC Paramount-January                      262
 80-Theme From Dr.Kildare-Richard Chamberlain-MGM-August                    257
 81-Moon River-Henry Mancini-RCA-January                                    256
 82-Snap Your Fingers-Joe Henderson-Todd-July                               244
 83-You Are My Sunshine-Ray Charles-ABC Paramount-December                  243
 84-You Belong To Me-Duprees-Coed-September                                 237
 85-You Beat Me To The Punch-Mary Wells-Motown-September                    233
 86-Cindy's Birthday-Johnny Crawford-Del Fi-June                            224
 87-Popeye-Chubby Checker-Parkway-December                                  216
 88-Keep Your Hands Off Of My Baby-Little Eva-Dimension-December            214
 89-Town Without Pitney-Gene Pitney-Musicor-January                         207
 90-Twist & Shout-Isley Brothers-Wand-August                                204
 91-Rinky Dink-Dave "Baby" Cortez-Chess-September                           203
 92-Dear One-Larry Finnegan-Old Town-April                                  200
 93-Surfin'Safari-Beach Boys-Capitol-October                                196
 94-Desafinado-Stan Getz & Charlie Byrd-Verve-November                      193
 95-Tuff-Ace Cannon-Hi-February                                             182
 96-Guitar Man-Duane Eddy-RCA-December                                      182
 97-Smokey Places-Corsairs-Tuff-March                                       179
 98-What Kind Of Fool Am I-Sammy Davis,Jr.-Reprise-November                 163
 99-Having A Party-Sam Cooke-RCA-July                                       149
100-I Left My Heart In San Francisco-Tony Bennett-Columbia-December         127

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