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1962-CHARTS

 
                          CASH BOX YEAR-END CHARTS: 1962
                              Top 100 Singles (Pop)
                     (As listed in the Dec. 29, 1962, issue)
  1. THE TWIST - Chubby Checker (Parkway)
  2. STRANGER ON THE SHORE - Mr. Acker Bilk (Atco)
  3. PEPPERMINT TWIST (pt. 1) - Joey Dee & The Starliters (Roulette)
  4. MASHED POTATO TIME - Dee Dee Sharp (Cameo)
  5. MOON RIVER - Henry Mancini & His Orchestra (RCA Victor) / Jerry Butler (Vee-Jay)
  6. I CAN’T STOP LOVING YOU - Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)
  7. YOU’LL LOSE A GOOD THING - Barbara Lynn (Jamie)
  8. THE STRIPPER - David Rose & His Orchestra (MGM)
  9. THE WANDERER - Dion (Laurie)
 10. THE LION SLEEPS TONIGHT - The Tokens (RCA Victor)
 11. JOHNNY ANGEL - Shelley Fabares (Colpix)
 12. THE ONE WHO REALLY LOVES YOU - Mary Wells (Motown)
 13. RAMBLIN’ ROSE - Nat King Cole (Capitol)
 14. HEY! BABY - Bruce Channel (Smash)
 15. THE LOCO-MOTION - Little Eva (Dimension)
 16. DUKE OF EARL - Gene Chandler (Vee-Jay)
 17. ROSES ARE RED (My Love) - Bobby Vinton (Epic)
 18. DO YOU LOVE ME - The Contours (Gordy)
 19. SOLDIER BOY - The Shirelles (Scepter)
 20. SHERRY - The 4 Seasons (Vee-Jay)
 21. WALK ON BY - Leroy Van Dyke (Mercury)
 22. I KNOW (You Don’t Love Me No More) - Barbara George (AFO)
 23. IT KEEPS RIGHT ON A-HURTIN’ - Johnny Tillotson (Cadence)
 24. MIDNIGHT IN MOSCOW - Kenny Ball & His Jazzmen (Kapp)
 25. LET ME IN - The Sensations (Argo)
 26. MONSTER MASH - Bobby (Boris) Pickett & The Crypt-Kickers (Garpax)
 27. PALISADES PARK - Freddy Cannon (Swan)
 28. CAN’T HELP FALLING IN LOVE - Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)
 29. TWIST AND SHOUT - The Isley Brothers (Wand)
 30. TWISTIN’ THE NIGHT AWAY - Sam Cooke (RCA Victor)
 31. SURFIN’ SAFARI - The Beach Boys (Capitol)
 32. BREAKING UP IS HARD TO DO - Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)
 33. RUN TO HIM - Bobby Vee (Liberty)
 34. GREEN ONIONS - Booker T. & The MG’s (Stax)
 35. WOLVERTON MOUNTAIN - Claude King (Columbia)
 36. LOVE LETTERS - Ketty Lester (Era)
 37. TOWN WITHOUT PITY - Gene Pitney (Musicor)
 38. SHEILA - Tommy Roe (ABC-Paramount)
 39. PLEASE MR. POSTMAN - The Marvelettes (Tamla)
 40. ALLEY CAT - Bent Fabric (Atco)
 41. PATCHES - Dickey Lee (Smash)
 42. GOOD LUCK CHARM - Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)
 43. BIG BAD JOHN - Jimmy Dean (Columbia)
 44. TUFF - Ace Cannon (Hi)
 45. GOODBYE CRUEL WORLD - James Darren (Colpix)
 46. DEAR LADY TWIST - Gary (U.S.) Bonds (Legrand)
 47. PARTY LIGHTS - Claudine Clark (Chancellor)
 48. SEALED WITH A KISS - Brian Hyland (ABC-Paramount)
 49. SHE CRIED - Jay & The Americans (United Artists)
 50. NORMAN - Sue Thompson (Hickory)
 51. PLAYBOY - The Marvelettes (Tamla)
 52. A LITTLE BITTY TEAR - Burl Ives (Decca)
 53. SLOW TWISTIN’ - Chubby Checker (with Dee Dee Sharp) (Parkway)
 54. BABY IT’S YOU - The Shirelles (Scepter)
 55. LIMBO ROCK - Chubby Checker (Parkway)
 56. LET THERE BE DRUMS - Sandy Nelson (Imperial)
 57. DON’T BREAK THE HEART THAT LOVES YOU - Connie Francis (MGM)
 58. POPEYE (The Hitchhiker) - Chubby Checker (Parkway)
 59. THE WAH WATUSI - The Orlons (Cameo)
 60. LET’S DANCE - Chris Montez (Monogram)
 61. COTTON FIELDS - The Highwaymen (United Artists)
 62. LOVER PLEASE - Clyde McPhatter (Mercury)
 63. ANY DAY NOW (My Wild Beautiful Bird) - Chuck Jackson (Wand)
 64. YOU BELONG TO ME - The Duprees (Coed)
 65. I LEFT MY HEART IN SAN FRANCISCO - Tony Bennett (Columbia)
 66. BREAK IT TO ME GENTLY - Brenda Lee (Decca)
 67. YOUNG WORLD - Rick Nelson (Imperial)
 68. SHOUT! SHOUT! (Knock Yourself Out) - Ernie Maresca (Seville)
 69. AL DI LA’ - Emilio Pericoli (Warner Bros.)
 70. HAPPY BIRTHDAY, SWEET SIXTEEN - Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)
 71. WHAT’S YOUR NAME - Don & Juan (Big Top)
 72. HE’S A REBEL - The Crystals (Philles)
 73. ALL ALONE AM I - Brenda Lee (Decca)
 74. SNAP YOUR FINGERS - Joe Henderson (Todd)
 75. VENUS IN BLUE JEANS - Jimmy Clanton (Ace)
 76. SOUL TWIST - King Curtis & The Noble Knights (Enjoy)
 77. I DON’T KNOW WHY - Linda Scott (Canadian-American)
 78. UNCHAIN MY HEART - Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)
 79. SMOKY PLACES - The Corsairs (Tuff)
 80. AHAB, THE ARAB - Ray Stevens (Mercury)
 81. LOVERS WHO WANDER - Dion (Laurie)
 82. GYPSY WOMAN - The Impressions (ABC-Paramount)
 83. IF YOU GOTTA MAKE A FOOL OF SOMEBODY - James Ray (Caprice)
 84. RINKY DINK - Dave “Baby” Cortez (Chess)
 85. DON’T PLAY THAT SONG (You Lied) - Ben E. King (Atco)
 86. TWISTIN’ MATILDA - Jimmy Soul (SPQR)
 87. CRYING IN THE RAIN - The Everly Brothers (Warner Bros.)
 88. UPTOWN - The Crystals (Philles)
 89. THEME FROM DR. KILDARE (Three Stars Will Shine Tonight) - Richard Chamberlain (MGM)
 90. TONIGHT - Ferrante & Teicher (United Artists)
 91. SPEEDY GONZALES - Pat Boone (Dot)
 92. SHOUT (pt. 1) - Joey Dee & The Starliters (Roulette)
 93. YOU BEAT ME TO THE PUNCH - Mary Wells (Motown)
 94. ’TIL - The Angels (Caprice)
 95. SHE’S NOT YOU - Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)
 96. EVERYBODY LOVES ME BUT YOU - Brenda Lee (Decca)
 97. JOHNNY GET ANGRY - Joanie Sommers (Warner Bros.)
 98. (The Man Who Shot) LIBERTY VALANCE - Gene Pitney (Musicor)
 99. P.T. 109 - Jimmy Dean (Columbia)
100. RUNAROUND SUE - Dion (Laurie)