BILLBOARD TOP HIT SINGLES 1962
 
1 Mr. Acker Bilk   Stranger On The Shore
2 Ray Charles   I Can’t Stop Loving You
3 Dee Dee Sharp   Mashed Potato Time
4 Bobby Vinton   Roses Are Red
5 David Rose   The Stripper
6 Shelley Fabares   Johnny Angel
7 Little Eva   The Loco-Motion
8 Sensations   Let Me In
9 Chubby Checker   The Twist
10 Shirelles   Soldier Boy
11 Bruce Channel   Hey! Baby
12 Dion   The Wanderer
13 Gene Chandler   Duke Of Earl
14 Freddy Cannon   Palisades Park
15 Neil Sedaka   Breaking Up Is Hard To Do
16 Claude King   Wolverton Mountain
17 Chubby Checker   Slow Twistin’
18 Johnny Tillotson   It Keeps Right On A-hurtin’
19 Mary Wells   The One Who Really Loves You
20 Elvis Presley   Good Luck Charm
21 Kenny Ball   Midnight In Moscow
22 Tommy Roe   Sheila
23 Sam Cooke   Twistin’ The Night Away
24 Orlons   Wah-Watusi
25 Joey Dee and The Starlighters   Peppermint Twist
26 Brenda Lee   Break It To Me Gently
27 Marvelettes   Playboy
28 Nat King Cole   Ramblin’ Rose
29 Brian Hyland   Sealed With A Kiss
30 Jay and The Americans   She Cried
31 Connie Francis   Don’t Break The Heart That Loves You
32 Gary U.S. Bonds   Dear Lady Twist
33 Sue Thompson   Norman
34 Ketty Lester   Love Letters
35 Claudine Clark   Party Lights
36 Highwaymen   Cotton Fields
37 Bent Fabric   Alley Cat
38 The Isley Brothers   Twist And Shout
39 Richard Chamberlain   Theme From Dr. Kildare
40 Ace Cannon   Tuff
41 Clyde Mcphatter   Lover, Please
42 Barbara George   I Know
43 Rick Nelson   Young World
44 Shirelles   Baby It’s You
45 Pat Boone   Speedy Gonzales
46 Burl Ives   A Little Bitty Tear
47 Everly Brothers   Crying In The Rain
48 Emillo Pericoli   Al Di La’
49 Ernie Maresca   Shout! Shout! (Knock Yourself Out)
50 Don and Juan   What’s Your Name
51 Corsairs   Smoky Places
52 Sam Cooke   Having A Party
53 Booker T and The MG’s   Green Onions
54 Ray Charles   You Don’t Know Me
55 Four Seasons   Sherry
56 Joanie Sommers   Johnny Get Angry
57 Elvis Presley   Can’t Help Falling In Love
58 Joey Dee   Shout
59 Dave “Baby” Cortez   Rinky Dink
60 Henry Mancini   Moon River
61 Ray Stevens   Ahab The Arab
62 Bobby Darin   Things
63 Gene Pitney   The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance
64 Duprees   You Belong To Me
65 Roy Orbison   Dream Baby
66 Joe Henderson   Snap Your Fingers
67 Dion   Lovers Who Wander
68 Chris Montez   Let’s Dance
69 Johnny Crawford   Cindy’s Birthday
70 Mary Wells   You Beat Me To The Punch
71 Barbara Lynn   You’ll Lose A Good Thing
72 Crystals   Uptown
73 Brenda Lee   Everybody Loves Me But You
74 Dickie Lee   Patches
75 Jimmy Clanton   Venus In Blue Jeans
76 Paul Anka   Love Me Warm And Tender
77 Rick Nelson   Teen Age Idol
78 Patsy Cline   She’s Got You
79 Larry Finnegan   Dear One
80 James Darren   Her Royal Majesty
81 Walter Brennan   Old Rivers
82 Burl Ives   Funny Way Of Laughin’
83 Billy Vaughn   A Swingin’ Safari
84 Dick and Deedee   Tell Me
85 Jimmy Dean   P.T. 109
86 Dion   Little Diane
87 Billy Joe and The Checkmates   Percolator (Twist)
88 Gary U.S. Bonds   Twist, Twist Senora
89 Jimmy Soul   Twistin’ Matilda
90 Dee Dee Sharp   Gravy
91 Jimmy Smith   Walk On The Wild Side
92 King Curtis   Soul Twist
93 Bobby Rydell   I’ll Never Dance Again
94 Ikettes   I’m Blue
95 Kingston Trio   Where Have All The Flowers Gone
96 Eddie Hodges   (Girls, Girls, Girls) Were Made To Love
97 Gene Pitney   Town Without Pity
98 Peter, Paul and Mary   If I Had A Hammer
99 Ronnie and The Hi-lites   I Wish That We Were Married
100 Beach Boys   Surfin’ Safari