OLD-CHARTS

Charts 1960 - 1969

1962 UK & USA CHARTS

 

 

 

                                

            YEAR-END USA TOP 100 of 1962 (Singles)

Based on point-system Billboard Hot 100 (nr. 1 100 points, nr. 2 99 etc), january - december 1962

NR TITLE ARTIST PNTS HP WKS
1 Stranger on the shore Mr Acker Bilk 1612 1 21
2 I can't stop loving you Ray Charles 1476 1 18
3 Mashed potato time DeeDee Sharp 1440 2 18
4 Roses are red Bobby Vinton 1309 1 15
5 The stripper David Rose 1303 1 17
6 Johnny Angel Shelley Fabares 1262 1 15
7 Ramblin' Rose Nat King Cole 1257 2 16
8 Limbo rock Chubby Checker 1251 2 17
9 He's a rebel Gene Pitney 1249 1 17
10 The locomotion Little Eva 1248 1 16
11 Let me in Sensations 1239 4 18
12 Alley cat Bent Fabric 1224 7 18
13 The twist Chubby Checker 1217 1 14
14 Soldier boy Shirelles 1214 1 14
15 Hey baby Bruce Channel 1212 1 15
16 The wanderer Dion 1201 2 14
17 Sherry Four Seasons 1197 1 14
18 Duke of Earl Gene Chandler 1193 1 15
19 Palisades Park Freddy Cannon 1192 3 15
20 Do you love me Contours 1181 3 18
21 Breaking up is hard to do Neil Sedaka 1179 1 14
22 I left my heart in San Francisco Tony Bennett 1178 19 21
23 Green onions Booker T & MG's 1169 3 16
24 All alone am I Brenda Lee 1157 3 14
25 Slow twistin' Chubby Checker 1149 3 14
26 Wolverton Mountains Claude King 1146 6 16
27 Monster Mash Booby 'Boris' Pickett & Crypt Kickers 1145 1 14
28 It keeps right on a-hurtin'  Johnny Tillotson 1137 3 14
29 The one who really loves you Mary Wells 1128 8 17
30 Good luck charm Elvis Presley 1125 1 13
31 Midnight in Moscow Kenny Ball 1123 2 14
32 Patches Dicky Lee 1123 6 14
33 Sheila Tommy Roe 1121 1 14
34 Twistin' the night away Sam Cooke 1108 9 15
35 Only love can break a heart Gene Pitney 1106 2 14
36 The wah-wahtusi Orions 1076 2 14
37 Surfin' safari Beach Boys 1070 14 17
38 Peppermint twist Joey Dee & Starliters 1068 1 12
39 Break it to me gently Brenda Lee 1067 4 13
40 Marvelettes Playboy 1061 7 15
41 Sealed with a kiss Brian Hyland 1059 3 14
42 She cried Jay & Americans 1044 5 14
43 Don't break the heart that loves you Connie Francis 1038 1 13
44 Dear lady twist Gary US Bonds 1038 9 13
45 Norman Sue Thompson 1031 3 12
46 Love letters Ketty Lester 1011 5 14
47 Big girls don't cry Four Seasons 1005 1 11
48 Party lights Claudine Clark 998 5 15
49 Cottonfields Highwaymen 997 13 13
50 Let's dance Chris Montez 996 14 14
51 Theme from Dr Kildare Richard Chamberlain 994 10 14
52 Twist and shout Isley Brothers 994 17 16
53 Return to sender Elvis Presley 990 2 11
54 Lover please Clyde McPhatter 978 7 14
55 Tuff Ace Cannon 978 17 15
56 I know Barbara George 975 3 12
57 Young world Rick Nelson 974 5 13
58 Baby it's you Shirelles 973 8 12
59 Speedy Gonzales Pat Boone 970 6 13
60 Johnny gets angry Joanie Sommers 962 7 14
61 A little bitty tear Burl Ives 961 9 12
62 Crying in the rain Everly Brothers 954 6 13
63 Al di la Emilio Pericoli 953 6 14
64 Venus in blue jeans Jimmy Clanton 945 7 13
65 Shout shout  Ernie Maresca 940 6 14
66 What's your name Don & Juan 933 7 13
67 Smokey place Corsairs 924 12 14
68 Having a party Sam Cooke 914 17 15
69 Popeye (the hitchhiker) Chubby Checker 907 10 13
70 Don't hang up Orions 904 4 12
71 You dont know me Ray Charles 902 2 11
72 Can't help falling in love Elvis Presley 898 2 10
73 Shout   Joey Dee & Starliters 897 6 12
74 Rinky dink Dave 'Baby' Cortez 894 10 14
75 Gina Johnny Mathis 891 6 12
76 Moon river Henry Mancini 886 19 14
77 Ahab the Arab Ray Stevens 885 5 11
78 Things Bobby Darin 883 3 12
79 The man who shot Liberty Valance Gene Pitney 882 4 13
80 You belong to me Duprees 881 7 13
81 Dream baby Roy Orbison 880 4 12
82 Desafinado Stan Getz & Charlie Byrd 876 15 14
83 Bobby's girl Marcie Blane 871 3 11
84 Snap your fingers Joe Henderson 870 8 12
85 Lovers who wander Dion 867 3 12
86 What kind of fool am I Sammy Davis jr 859 17 15
87 Cindy's birthday Johnny Crawford 854 8 13
88 Nextdoor to an angel Neil Sedaka 851 5 11
89 You beat me to the punch Mary Wells 848 9 12
90 You'll lose a good thing Barbara Lynn 843 8 13
91 Uptown Crystals 843 13 13
92 Everybody loves me but you Brenda Lee 935 6 11
93 She's not you Elvis Presley 831 5 10
94 Love me warm and tender Paul Anka 831 12 12
95 (Dance with the) Guitar man Duane Eddy 829 12 13
96 Close to Cathy Mike Clifford 819 12 13
97 Teenage idol Rick Nelson 813 5 11
98 She's got you Patsy Cline 812 14 13
99 Dear one Larry Finnegan 811 11 14
100 Ride DeeDee Sharp 809 5 11

 

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1960 1961 1962 1963 1964
1965 1966 1967 1968 1969

 

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