Top Songs of 1962


Rank All Time Rank Artist Song
1
129
Booker T. & The MG's Green Onions
2
472
The Miracles You've Really Got a Hold on Me
3
509
Little Eva The Loco-Motion
4
604
John Lee Hooker Boom Boom
5
614
The Crystals He's a Rebel
6
654
The Tornados Telstar
7
963
The Contours Do You Love Me
8
1050
The Drifters Up on the Roof
9
1228
Sam Cooke Bring It On Home to Me
10
1272
Ray Charles I Can't Stop Loving You
11
1597
The Chantays Pipeline
12
1732
The Beatles Love Me Do
13
1875
Dick Dale Miserlou
14
1910
The Isley Brothers Twist and Shout
15
1934
Françoise Hardy Tous les garçons et les filles
16
2165
The Four Seasons Big Girls Don't Cry
17
2342
Solomon Burke Cry to Me
18
2523
Peter, Paul and Mary If I Had a Hammer (The Hammer Song)
19
2552
George Jones She Thinks I Still Care
20
2692
Ketty Lester Love Letters
21
2842
Herbie Hancock Watermelon Man
22
2895
Stan Getz & Charlie Byrd Desafinado
23
2899
The Four Seasons Sherry
24
2900
Dionne Warwick Don't Make Me Over
25
2910
Barbara Lynn You'll Lose a Good Thing
26
3437
The Rivingtons Papa-Oom-Mow-Mow
27
3558
Skeeter Davis The End of the World
28
3583
James Brown Night Train
29
3625
Johnny Cash Delia's Gone
30
3741
Elvis Presley Return to Sender
31
3763
Sam Cooke Twistin' the Night Away
32
4248
John Barry Orchestra James Bond Theme
33
4250
The Beach Boys Surfin' Safari
34
4355
Claudine Clark Party Lights
35
4548
Gene Pitney (The Man Who Shot) Liberty Valance
36
4616
Sam Cooke Having a Party
37
4647
Jeanne Moreau Le Tourbillon
38
5036
Ray Charles You Don't Know Me
39
5068
The Falcons I Found a Love
40
5138
Tony Bennett I Left My Heart in San Francisco
41
5228
Quincy Jones Soul Bossa Nova
42
5462
Patsy Cline She's Got You
43
5638
Chuck Jackson Any Day Now (My Wild Beautiful Bird)
44
5692
The Crystals He's Sure the Boy I Love
45
5894
The Shirelles Soldier Boy
46
6144
Bobby 'Boris' Pickett and the Crypt Kickers Monster Mash
47
6236
Bo Diddley You Can't Judge a Book by the Cover
48
6408
The Exciters Tell Him
49
6440
Neil Sedaka Breaking Up Is Hard to Do
50
6637
Mary Wells You Beat Me to the Punch
51
6647
Otis Redding These Arms of Mine
52
6821
Bobby Vee The Night Has a Thousand Eyes
53
6861
Ben E. King Don't Play That Song (You Lied)
54
7009
Pat Boone Speedy Gonzales
55
7016
Tommy Roe Sheila
56
7093
Nathaniel Mayer and The Fabulous Twilights Village of Love
57
7300
The Rockin' Rebels Wild Weekend
58
7580
The Marvelettes Beechwood 4-5789
59
7646
Françoise Hardy Le temps de l'amour
60
7651
Elvis Presley Good Luck Charm
61
7771
Jacques Brel Le Plat pays
62
7836
Ray Charles Born to Lose
63
8083
Timi Yuro What's a Matter Baby (Is It Hurting You?)
64
8200
Brian Hyland Sealed With a Kiss
65
8231
Carole King It Might As Well Rain Until September
66
8561
Bobby Bland Stormy Monday Blues
67
8574
Irma Thomas It's Raining
68
8581
The Crystals Uptown
69
8589
Muddy Waters You Need Love
70
8632
Richard Anthony Et j'entends siffler le train
71
8731
Georges Brassens Les Trompettes de la renommée
72
8744
The Crystals He Hit Me (And It Felt Like a Kiss)
73
8776
Claude Nougaro Le Cinéma
74
8822
Don Gardner & Dee Dee Ford I Need Your Loving
75
8857
King Curtis & His Noble Knights Soul Twist
76
8948
Cliff Richard The Young Ones
77
8972
Ray Barretto El Watusi
78
9024
Ernie Maresca Shout! Shout! (Knock Yourself Out)
79
9232
The Duprees You Belong to Me
80
9278
Dion Lovers Who Wander
81
9740
Freddy Cannon Palisades Park
82
9741
The Orlons Don't Hang Up
83
9819
Marvin Gaye Hitch Hike
84
9872
The Springfields Island of Dreams
85
9901
Paul and Paula Hey Paula
86
9914
Bob B. Soxx and The Blue Jeans Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah
87
9915
Bobby Vinton Roses Are Red (My Love)
88
9916
Chris Montez Let's Dance
89
9917
Shelley Fabares Johnny Angel

Songs "bubbling under" the all-time top 10,000:
Charles Aznavour Les Comédiens
Frank Ifield I Remember You
The Excellents Coney Island Baby
Clyde McPhatter Lover Please
The Miracles I'll Try Something New
The Volumes I Love You
The Shadows Wonderful Land
Tito Puente Oye Como Va
Lennie Tristano C Minor Complex
Hasil Adkins Chicken Walk
The Cascades Rhythm of the Rain
Jan Bradley Mama Didn't Lie
Serge Gainsbourg Black Trombone
Jimmy McGriff I've Got a Woman
Rahsaan Roland Kirk You Did It, You Did It
Billy Joe & The Checkmates Percolator (Twist)
The Contours Shake Sherry
Gene Pitney Only Love Can Break a Heart
Ewan MacColl & Peggy Seeger The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face
Andy Williams Moon River
The Tijuana Brass feat. Herb Alpert The Lonely Bull
Luigi Tenco Mi sono innamorato di te
Barbra Streisand Happy Days Are Here Again
Rolf Harris Sun Arise
Nat King Cole Ramblin' Rose
Johnny Hallyday L'Idole des jeunes
Marcel Amont Le Mexicain
Sacha Distel La Belle vie
Benny Carter The Midnight Sun Will Never Set
Nolan Strong & The Diablos Mind Over Matter
B. Bumble & The Stingers Nut Rocker
Etta James Something's Got a Hold on Me
Frank Proffitt Tom Dooley (Dula)
Roy Orbison Dream Baby, How Long Must I Dream
Brenda Lee All Alone Am I
Elmore James Shake Your Moneymaker
Bill Evans My Foolish Heart
Sergio Endrigo Io che amo solo te
Snooks Eaglin Brown Skinned Woman
Cannonball Adderley Gemini
Chris Kenner Land of 1,000 Dances
Hank Snow I've Been Everywhere
Bob Dylan Baby Let Me Follow You Down
The Jive Five What Time Is It?
Maurice Jarre Theme from Lawrence of Arabia
The Cookies Chains
Arthur Alexander Anna (Go to Him)
Little Eva Keep Your Hands Off My Baby
Arthur Alexander Soldier of Love
Henry Mancini Days of Wine and Roses
Colette Déréal À la gare Saint-Lazare
Steve Lawrence Go Away Little Girl
Lou Christie The Gypsy Cried
Benny Spellman Lipstick Traces (On a Cigarette)
Pete Seeger Turn! Turn! Turn! (To Everything There Is a Season)
Marvin Gaye Stubborn Kind of Fellow
Gene Pitney Half Heaven - Half Heartache
Vince Guaraldi Trio Cast Your Fate to the Wind
Frank Sinatra Come Rain or Come Shine
Sammy Davis Jr. What Kind of Fool Am I