Number One Songs 1962:
There were twenty-one #1 songs in 1962. "The Lion Sleeps Tonight" was a carry-over from 1961 and "Telstar" would continue in the #1 spot into 1963.
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title artist week began #1 weeks #1
The Lion Sleeps Tonight The Tokens 1961/12/18 3
The Twist Chubby Checker 1962/01/13 2
Peppermint Twist Joey Dee & the Starliters 1962/01/27 3
Duke of Earl Gene Chandler 1962/02/17 3
Hey! Baby Bruce Channel 1962/03/10 3
Don't Break The Heart That Loves You Connie Francis 1962/03/31 1
Johnny Angel Shelley Fabares 1962/04/07 2
Good Luck Charm Elvis Presley 1962/04/21 2
Soldier Boy The Shirelles 1962/05/05 3
Stranger On The Shore Acker Bilk 1962/05/26 1
I Can't Stop Loving You Ray Charles 1962/06/02 5
The Stripper David Rose Orchestra 1962/07/07 1
Roses Are Red Bobby Vinton 1962/07/14 4
Breaking Up Is Hard To Do Neil Sedaka 1962/08/11 2
The Locomotion Little Eva 1962/08/25 1
Sheila Tommy Roe 1962/09/01 2
Sherry The Four Seasons 1962/09/15 5
Monster Mash Bobby Boris Pickett 1962/10/20 2
He's a Rebel The Crystals 1962/11/02 2
Big Girls Don't Cry The Four Seasons 1962/11/17 5
Telstar The Tornadoes 1962/12/22 3
NUMBER ONE RECORDS FROM 1962 PRESENTED IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER
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