The Number One Hits Of 1962

1962The Number One Hits Of 1962:
December 18, 1961 – January 12, 1962:
The TokensThe Lion Sleeps Tonight

January 13, 1962 – January 26, 1962:
Chubby CheckerThe Twist

January 27, 1962 – February 16, 1962:
Joey Dee and the StarlitersPeppermint Twist – Part 1

February 17, 1962 – March 9, 1962:
Gene ChandlerDuke of Earl

March 10, 1962 – March 30, 1962:
Bruce ChannelHey! Baby

March 31, 1962 – April 6, 1962:
Connie FrancisDon’t Break the Heart That Loves You

April 7, 1962 – April 20, 1962:
Shelley FabaresJohnny Angel

April 21, 1962 – May 4, 1962:
Elvis PresleyGood Luck Charm

May 5, 1962 – May 25, 1962:
The ShirellesSoldier Boy

May 26, 1962 – June 1, 1962:
Mr. Acker BilkStranger on the Shore

June 2, 1962 – July 6, 1962:
Ray CharlesI Can’t Stop Loving You

July 7, 1962 – July 13, 1962:
David RoseThe Stripper

July 14, 1962 – August 10, 1962:
Bobby VintonRoses Are Red (My Love)

August 11, 1962 – August 24, 1962:
Neil SedakaBreaking Up Is Hard to Do

August 25, 1962 – August 31, 1962:
Little EvaThe Loco-Motion

September 1, 1962 – September 14, 1962:
Tommy RoeSheila

September 15, 1962 – October 19, 1962:
The Four SeasonsSherry

October 20, 1962 – November 2, 1962:
Bobby “Boris” Pickett and the Crypt-KickersMonster Mash

November 3, 1962 – November 16, 1962:
The CrystalsHe’s a Rebel

November 17, 1962 – December 21, 1962:
The Four SeasonsBig Girls Don’t Cry

December 22, 1962 – January 11, 1963:
The TornadosTelstar

The biggest Pop Artists of 1962 include:
Bobby Darin, Bobby Vee, Brenda Lee, Bruce Channel, Chubby Checker, The Crystals, Connie Francis, The Contours, Dee Dee Sharp, Dion, Elvis Presley, The 4 Seasons, Gene Chandler, Gene Pitney, Jackie Wilson, Joey Dee & the Starlighters, Jimmy Deen, Johnny Tillotson, Little Eva, The Marvelettes, Mary Wells, The Miracles, Neil Sedaka, The Orlons, Ray Charles, Sam Cooke, Neil Sedaka, The Shirelles, Tommy Roe

(Data is complied from various charts including: Billboard’s Pop, Rock, Airplay, R&B/Dance and Singles Charts. The Hot 100 is the primary chart used for this list.)



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