Top Songs of 1962



RankAll Time RankArtistSong
1 137 Booker T. & The MG's
Green Onions
2 484 The Crystals
He's a Rebel
3 521 Little Eva
The Loco-Motion
4 574 John Lee Hooker
Boom Boom
5 581 The Miracles
You've Really Got a Hold on Me
6 624 The Tornados
Telstar
7 870 The Drifters
Up on the Roof
8 1001 Ray Charles
I Can't Stop Loving You
9 1117 The Contours
Do You Love Me
10 1287 Sam Cooke
Bring It On Home to Me
11 1297 The Chantays
Pipeline
12 1448 Françoise Hardy
Tous les garçons et les filles
13 1518 The Isley Brothers
Twist and Shout
14 1571 The Four Seasons
Big Girls Don't Cry
15 1719 Dick Dale
Miserlou
16 1775 George Jones
She Thinks I Still Care
17 1816 Ketty Lester
Love Letters
18 2114 The Beatles
Love Me Do
19 2229 John Barry Orchestra
James Bond Theme
20 2396 Sam Cooke
Having a Party
21 2413 James Brown
Night Train
22 2525 Dionne Warwick
Don't Make Me Over
23 2527 Claudine Clark
Party Lights
24 2829 Solomon Burke
Cry to Me
25 2862 Tony Bennett
I Left My Heart in San Francisco
26 2993 Peter, Paul and Mary
If I Had a Hammer (The Hammer Song)
27 3058 The Rivingtons
Papa-Oom-Mow-Mow
28 3179 The Four Seasons
Sherry
29 3316 Patsy Cline
She's Got You
30 3338 Skeeter Davis
The End of the World
31 3606 Bruce Channel
Hey! Baby
32 3777 The Shirelles
Soldier Boy
33 3782 Barbara Lynn
You'll Lose a Good Thing
34 3816 Elvis Presley
Return to Sender
35 3929 Gene Pitney
(The Man Who Shot) Liberty Valance
36 3931 Johnny Cash
Delia's Gone
37 4336 Bo Diddley
You Can't Judge a Book by the Cover
38 4345 Herbie Hancock
Watermelon Man
39 4401 Sam Cooke
Twistin' the Night Away
40 4430 Bobby Vee
The Night Has a Thousand Eyes
41 4441 The Crystals
He's Sure the Boy I Love
42 4621 Carole King
It Might As Well Rain Until September
43 4627 Chuck Jackson
Any Day Now (My Wild Beautiful Bird)
44 4748 Bobby 'Boris' Pickett and the Crypt Kickers
Monster Mash
45 4833 Jeanne Moreau
Le Tourbillon
46 4855 The Rockin' Rebels
Wild Weekend
47 5087 The Marvelettes
Beechwood 4-5789
48 5333 Dion
Lovers Who Wander
49 5426 The Miracles
I'll Try Something New
50 5454 Marvin Gaye
Hitch Hike
51 5455 Stan Getz & Charlie Byrd
Desafinado
52 5463 Ben E. King
Don't Play That Song (You Lied)
53 5603 Otis Redding
These Arms of Mine
54 5625 Neil Sedaka
Breaking Up Is Hard to Do
55 5709 Ray Charles
You Don't Know Me
56 5824 The Beach Boys
Surfin' Safari


Some songs "bubbling under" the all-time top 6000:
Mary Wells
You Beat Me to the Punch
Jan Bradley
Mama Didn't Lie
Irma Thomas
It's Raining
The Exciters
Tell Him
The Duprees
You Belong to Me
Elvis Presley
Good Luck Charm
Tito Puente
Oye Como Va
King Curtis & His Noble Knights
Soul Twist
Freddy Cannon
Palisades Park
The Orlons
Don't Hang Up
Paul and Paula
Hey Paula
Cliff Richard
The Young Ones
Bob B. Soxx and The Blue Jeans
Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah
Bobby Vinton
Roses Are Red (My Love)
Chris Montez
Let's Dance
Shelley Fabares
Johnny Angel
Tommy Roe
Sheila
Frank Ifield
I Remember You
Clyde McPhatter
Lover Please
Don Gardner & Dee Dee Ford
I Need Your Loving
Hasil Adkins
Chicken Walk
The Jive Five
What Time Is It?
Little Eva
Keep Your Hands Off My Baby
The Volumes
I Love You
Bobby Bland
Stormy Monday Blues
Billy Joe & The Checkmates
Percolator (Twist)
Arthur Alexander
Anna (Go to Him)
The Miracles
Way Over There
Arthur Alexander
Soldier of Love
The Falcons
I Found a Love
The Contours
Shake Sherry
The Crystals
Uptown
The Crystals
He Hit Me (And It Felt Like a Kiss)
The Tijuana Brass Featuring Herb Alpert
The Lonely Bull
Benny Spellman
Lipstick Traces (On a Cigarette)
The Excellents
Coney Island Baby
Marvin Gaye
Stubborn Kind of Fellow
Gene Pitney
Half Heaven - Half Heartache
The Shadows
Wonderful Land
Timi Yuro
What's a Matter Baby (Is It Hurting You?)
Gene Pitney
Only Love Can Break a Heart
Nat King Cole
Ramblin' Rose
Pat Boone
Speedy Gonzales
Steve Lawrence
Go Away Little Girl
Barbra Streisand
Happy Days Are Here Again
Sammy Davis Jr.
What Kind of Fool Am I

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