30 Best of 1962 -- click on the column header to sort the table.
Rank title artist highest ranking Date Highest Rank Weeks in Top Twenty weeks on chart
1 Stranger On The Shore Acker Bilk 1 1962/05/26 13 15
2 Moon River Andy Williams NA NA 0
3 Twist & Shout Isley Brothers 17 1962/08/11 4 11
4 I Can't Stop Loving You Ray Charles 1 1962/06/02 12 14
5 Party Lights Claudine Clark 5 1962/09/01 6 10
6 The Lion Sleeps Tonight The Tokens 1 1962/01/06 12 13
7 Surfin' Safari The Beach Boys 14 1962/10/13 3 10
8 Hey! Baby Bruce Channel 1 1962/03/10 10 12
9 Do You Love Me The Contours 3 1962/10/20 8 19
10 Can't Help Falling in Love Elvis Presley 2 1962/02/03 11 12
11 I Know (You Don't Love Me No More) Barbara George 3 1962/01/27 8 11
12 Baby It's You The Shirelles 8 1962/02/03 9 11
13 Green Onions Booker T. & The MGs 3 1962/09/29 8 12
14 Love Letters Ketty Lester 5 1962/04/14 7 11
15 Breaking Up Is Hard To Do Neil Sedaka 1 1962/08/11 10 12
16 Big Girls Don't Cry The Four Seasons 1 1962/11/17 13 14
17 All Alone Am I Brenda Lee 3 1962/11/10 9 12
18 When I Fall In Love The Lettermen 6 1962/01/27 9 11
19 You Don't Know Me Ray Charles 2 1962/09/08 6 9
20 Sheila Tommy Roe 1 1962/09/01 9 11
21 Sherry The Four Seasons 1 1962/09/15 10 12
22 Let's Dance Chris Montez 4 1962/10/06 7 9
23 Dear Lady Twist Gary U.S. Bonds 9 1962/02/24 8 11
24 Make It Easy On Yourself Jerry Butler 20 1962/09/01 1 4
25 Mashed Potato Time Dee Dee Sharp 2 1962/05/05 12 15
26 Crying in the Rain The Everly Brothers 6 1962/03/03 8 9
27 The Wanderer Dion 2 1962/02/24 11 13
28 Palisades Park Freddy Cannon 3 1962/06/23 9 12
29 Born To Lose Ray Charles 41 NA 0 0
30 Cry To Me Solomon Burke 44 NA 0 0