charset=utf-8" />

BILLBOARD MAGAZINE'S TOP 100 OF 1962 (TOP 40) PDF Print E-mail
User Rating: / 0
Written by Barry Kowal   
Sep 13, 2017 at 09:33 PM


  1-THE TWIST-CHUBBY CHECKER-PARKWAY-JANUARY                                778
  2-LIMBO ROCK-CHUBBY CHECKER-PARKWAY-December                              736
  4-BIG GIRLS DON'T CRY-FOUR SEASONS-Vee Jay-November                       672
  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

Last Updated ( Nov 11, 2019 at 01:59 PM )

Who Is The Most Influential Artist Of The 2020's?
Who Is The Most Influential Artist Of The 2010's?
Who Is The Most Influential Artist Of The 2000's?
Who Is The Most Influential Artist Of The 1990's?
Who Is The Most Influential Artist Of The 1980's?
Who Is The Most Influential Artist Of The 1970's?
Who Is The Most Influential Artist Of The 1960's?
Who Is The Most Influential Artist Of The 1950's?
Who Is The Most Influential Artist Of The 1940's?
Who Is The Most Influential Artist Of The 1930's?
Who Is The Most Influential Artist Of The 1920's?
Who Is The Most Influential Artist Of The 1910's?
Who Is The Most Influential Artist Of The 1900's?
Who Is The Most Influential Artist Of The 1890's?