Hits of 1962 Yearbook



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Oscar: Best Picture: Lawrence of Arabia
Oscar: Best Actor Gregory Peck in To Kill a Mockingbird
Oscar: Best Actress Anne Bancroft in The Miracle Worker
Oscar: Best Song "The Days of Wine and Roses" from The Days of Wine and Roses

Al Di La 6
Emilio Pericoli

Alley Cat (instrumental) 7
Bent Fabric & His Piano

Beechwood 4-5789 17
The Marvelettes

Big Girls Don't Cry 1
The 4 Seasons

Breaking Up Is Hard to Do 1
Neil Sedaka

Can't Help Falling in Love 2
Elvis Presley

Chattanooga Choo Choo (instrumental) 36
Floyd Cramer

Cotton Fields 13
The Highwaymen

Desafinado (instrumental) 15
Stan Getz & Charlie Byrd

Do-Re-Mi 27
Lee Dorsey

Green Onions (instrumental) 3
Booker T. & The MG's

I Can't Stop Loving You 1
Ray Charles

I Left My Heart In San Francisco 19
Tony Bennett

I Remember You 5
Frank Ifield

If I Had a Hammer (The Hammer Song) 10
Peter, Paul & Mary

Jambalaya (On the Bayou) 30
Fats Domino

Johnny Angel 1
Shelly Fabares

Lemon Tree 35
Peter, Paul & Mary

Limbo Rock (instrumental) 2
Chubby Checker
The Champs

The Little Drummer Boy 28
Harry Simeone Chorale

The Loco-Motion 1
Little Eva

Love Me Tender 21
Richard Chamberlain

Make It Easy On Yourself 20
Jerry Butler

Midnight In Moscow (instrumental) 2
Kenny Ball & His Jazzmen

Monster Mash 1
Bobby "Boris" Pickett

The Night Has A Thousand Eyes 3
Bobby Vee

Nut Rocker (instrumental) 23
B. Bumble & The Stingers

Ramblin' Rose 2
Nat "King" Cole

Release Me 8
Esther Phillips

Return to Sender 2
Elvis Presley

Roses Are Red (My Love) 1
Bobby Vinton

Route 66 Theme (instrumental) 30
Nelson Riddle & His Orchestra

Santa Claus Is Coming To Town 23
The 4 Seasons

Sealed with a Kiss 3
Brian Hyland

Sherry 1
The 4 Seasons

Shout (Part 1) 6
Joey Dee & The Starliters

Silver Threads and Golden Needles 20
The Springfields

Softly As I Leave You 16
Matt Monro

Stranger On the Shore (instrumental) 1
Mr. Acker Bilk
Andy Williams

The Stripper (instrumental) 1
David Rose & His Orchestra

Surfin' Safari 14
The Beach Boys

A Swingin' Safari (instrumental) 13
Billy Vaughn & His Orchestra

Teach Me Tonight 25
George Maharis

Things 3
Bobby Darin

Twist and Shout 17
The Isley Brothers

What Kind of Fool Am I 17
Sammy Davis, Jr.

When I Fall In Love 7
The Lettermen

Where Have All the Flowers Gone 21
The Kingston Trio

White Christmas 38
Bing Crosby

You Are My Sunshine 7
Ray Charles

You Belong to Me 7
The Duprees

You Don't Know Me 2
Ray Charles
Your Cheatin' Heart 29 Ray Charles
You've Really Got a Hold on Me 8 The Miracles

Ahab, the Arab 5
Ray Stevens

All Alone Am I 3
Brenda Lee

The Alvin Twist 40
The Chipmunks & David Seville

Any Day Now (My Wild Beautiful Bird) 23
Chuck Jackson

Anything That's Part of You 31
Elvis Presley

The Ballad of Paladin (instrumental) 33
Duane Eddy

Big Girls Don't Cry 1
The 4 Seasons

Blues (Stay Away from Me) (instrumental) 36
Ace Cannon

Bobby's Girl 3
Marcie Blane

Bongo Stomp 33
Little Joey & The Flips

Break it to Me Gently 4
Brenda Lee

Bring it On Home to Me 13
Sam Cooke

Bristol Twistin' Annie 27
The Dovells

The Cajun Queen 22
Jimmy Dean

Call Me Mr. In-Between 19
Burl Ives

Caterina 23
Perry Como

The Cha-Cha-Cha 10
Bobby Rydell

Chains 17
The Cookies

Chip Chip 10
Gene McDaniels

The Chipmunk Song (Christmas Don't Be Late) 40
The Chipmunks & David Seville

Cinderella 16
Jack Ross

Cindy's Birthday 8
Johnny Crawford

The Cinnamon Cinder (It's a Very Nice Dance) 25
The Pastel Six

Close to Cathy 12
Mike Clifford

Come Back Silly Girl 17
The Lettermen

Come On Little Angel 28
The Belmonts

Comin' Home Baby 36
Mel Torme

Conscience 11
James Darren

The Crowd 26
Roy Orbison

Cry Baby Cry 38
The Angels

Crying In the Rain 6
The Everly Brothers

(Dance with the) Guitar Man 12
Duane Eddy & The Rebelettes

Dancin' Party 12
Chubby Checker

Dear Ivan 24
Jimmy Dean

Dear Lady Twist 9
Gary "U.S." Bonds

Dear Lonely Hearts 13
Nat "King" Cole

Dear One 11
Larry Finnegan

Devil Woman 16
Marty Robbins

(Do the New) Continental 37
The Dovells

Do You Love Me 3
The Contours

Don't Break the Heart That Loves You 1
Connie Francis

Don't Go Near the Indians 17
Rex Allen

Don't Hang Up 4
The Orlons

Don't Make Me Over 21
Dionne Warwick

Don't Play That Song (You Lied) 11
Ben E. King

Don't You Believe It 39
Andy Williams

Dream Baby (How Long Must I Dream) 4
Roy Orbison

Drums Are My Beat (instrumental) 29
Sandy Nelson

Duke of Earl 1
Gene Chandler

Eso Beso (That Kiss!) 19
Paul Anka

Everybody Loves Me But You 6
Brenda Lee

Follow That Dream 15
Elvis Presley

From A Jack To A King 6
Ned Miller

Funny How Time Slips Away 22
Jimmy Elledge

Funny Way of Laughin' 10
Burl Ives

Gina 6
Johnny Mathis

Ginny Come Lately 21
Brian Hyland

(Girls, Girls, Girls) Made to Love 14
Eddie Hodges

Good Luck Charm 1
Elvis Presley

Gravy (for My Mashed Potatoes) 9
Dee Dee Sharp

The Greatest Hurt 34
Jackie Wilson

Half Heaven - Half Heartache 12
Gene Pitney

Have a Good Time 31
Sue Thompson

Having A Party 17
Sam Cooke

He Knows I Love Him Too Much 34
The Paris Sisters

He's a Rebel 1
The Crystals

Heart in Hand 15
Brenda Lee

Her Royal Majesty 6
James Darren

Hey! Baby 1
Bruce Channel

Hey, Let's Twist 20
Joey Dee & The Starliters

Hide & Go Seek (Part 1) 33
Bunker Hill

Hide 'Nor Hair 20
Ray Charles

Hully Gully Baby 25
The Dovells

I Can't Help It (If I'm Still In Love With You) 24
Johnny Tillotson

I Know (You Don't Love Me No More) 3
Barbara George

I Love You 22
The Volume's

I Love You the Way You Are 38
Bobby Vinton

I Need Your Loving 20
Don Gardner & Dee Dee Ford

I Saw Linda Yesterday 14
Dickey Lee

I Sold My Heart to the Junkman 15
The Blue Belles

I Was Such a Fool (to Fall in Love with You) 24
Connie Francis

I Wish That We Were Married 16
Ronnie & The Hi-Lites

I'll Never Dance Again 14
Bobby Rydell

I'll See You in My Dreams 32
Pat Boone

I'll Try Something New 39
The Miracles

I'm Blue (The Gong-Gong Song) 19
The Ikettes

(I'm the Girl on) Wolverton Mountain 38
Jo Ann Campbell

I've Got a Woman (Part 1) (instrumental) 20
Jimmy McGriff

(I've Got) Bonnie 18
Bobby Rydell

If a Man Answers 32
Bobby Darin

If a Woman Answers (Hang Up the Phone) 35
Leroy Van Dyke

Irresistible You 15
Bobby Darin

It Keeps Right On A-Hurtin' 3
Johnny Tillotson

It Might As Well Rain Until September 22
Carole King

It Started All Over Again 29
Brenda Lee

It's Up to You 6
Rick Nelson

The Jam (Part 1) (instrumental) 29
Bobby Gregg & His Friends

James (Hold the Ladder Steady) 17
Sue Thompson

Jamie 30
Eddie Holland

Johnny Get Angry 7
Joanie Sommers

Johnny Jingo 21
Hayley Mills

Johnny Loves Me 21
Shelly Fabares

Johnny Will 35
Pat Boone

Keep Your Hands Off My Baby 12
Little Eva

King of the Whole Wide World 30
Elvis Presley

Leah 25
Roy Orbison

Let Me In 4
The Sensations

Let's Dance 4
Chris Montez

Let's Go (Pony) (instrumental) 19
The Routers

Let's Kiss and Make Up 38
Bobby Vinton

Lie To Me 13
Brook Benton

Limbo Rock (instrumental) 40
The Champs

Limbo Rock 2
Chubby Checker

Little Bitty Pretty One 25
Clyde McPhatter

A Little Bitty Tear 9
Burl Ives

Little Black Book 29
Jimmy Dean

Little Diane 8

Little Red Rented Rowboat 23
Joe Dowell

Little Town Flirt 12
Del Shannon

Loop De Loop 4
Johnny Thunder

The Lonely Bull (El Solo Torro) (instrumental) 6
Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass

Love Came to Me 10

Love Letters 5
Ketty Lester

Love Me Warm and Tender 12
Paul Anka

Lover Please 7
Clyde McPhatter

Lovers by Night, Strangers by Day 36
The Fleetwoods

Lovers Who Wander 3

Mama Sang a Song 38
Walter Brennan

Mama Sang a Song 32
Stan Kenton

The (Man Who Shot) Liberty Valance 4
Gene Pitney

Mary Ann Regrets 39
Burl Ives

Mary's Little Lamb 39
James Darren

Mashed Potato Time 1
Dee Dee Sharp

Monsters' Holiday 30
Bobby "Boris" Pickett & The Crypt-Kickers

Most People Get Married 27
Patti Page

Multiplication 30
Bobby Darin

My Boomerang Won't Come Back 21
Charlie Drake

My Coloring Book 18
Kitty Kallen

My Dad 6
Paul Petersen

My Own True Love 13
The Duprees

Next Door to an Angel 5
Neil Sedaka

Night Train 35
James Brown & The Famous Flames

Nothing Can Change This Love 12
Sam Cooke

Old Rivers 5
Walter Brennan

The One Who Really Loves You 8
Mary Wells

Only Love Can Break A Heart 2
Gene Pitney

P.T. 109 8
Jimmy Dean

Palisades Park 3
Freddy "Boom-Boom" Cannon

Party Lights 5
Claudine Clark

Patches 6
Dickey Lee

Pepino the Italian Mouse 5
Lou Monte

Peppermint Twist (Part 1) 1
Joey Dee & The Starlighters

Percolator (Twist) (instrumental) 10
Billy Joe & The Checkmates

Playboy 7
The Marvelettes

Please Don't Ask About Barbara 15
Bobby Vee

Pocketful of Miracles 34
Frank Sinatra

Point Of No Return 21
Gene McDaniels

Pop Pop Pop-Pie 35
The Sherrys

Popeye (The Hitchhiker) 10
Chubby Checker

Punish Her 20
Bobby Vee

The Push and Kick 27
Mark Valentino

Rain Rain Go Away 12
Bobby Vinton

Revenge 15
Brook Benton

Ride! 5
Dee Dee Sharp

Rinky Dink (instrumental) 10
Dave "Baby" Cortez

Ruby Ann 18
Marty Robbins

Rumors 12
Johnny Crawford

Second Hand Love 7
Connie Francis

Send Me the Pillow You Dream On 17
Johnny Tillotson

Seven Day Weekend 27
Gary "U.S." Bonds

Shadrack 19
Brook Benton

Shame on Me 23
Bobby Bare

Sharing You 15
Bobby Vee

She Can't Find Her Keys 19
Paul Petersen

She Cried 5
Jay & The Americans

She's Everything (I Wanted You to Be) 18
Ral Donner

She's Got You 14
Patsy Cline

She's Not You 5
Elvis Presley

Sheila 1
Tommy Roe

Shout! Shout! (Knock Yourself Out) 6
Ernie Maresca

Slow Twistin' 3
Chubby Checker

Smoky Places 12

Snap Your Fingers 8
Joe Henderson

So This Is Love 21
The Castells

Soldier Boy 1
The Shirelles

Something's Got a Hold on Me 37
Etta James

Soul Twist (instrumental) 17
King Curtis & The Noble Knights

Spanish Lace 31
Gene McDaniels

Speedy Gonzales 6
Pat Boone

A Steel Guitar and a Glass of Wine 13
Paul Anka

Stop the Music 36
The Shirelles

Stop the Wedding 34
Etta James

Stranger On the Shore 38
Andy Williams

Summertime, Summertime 38
The Jamies

Surfer's Stomp (instrumental) 31
The Marketts

Susie Darlin' 35
Tommy Roe

Teen Age Idol 5
Rick Nelson

Tell Me 22
Dick & Deedee

Telstar (instrumental) 1
The Tornadoes

That Stranger Used to Be My Girl 28
Trade Martin

That's Old Fashioned (That's the Way Love Should Be) 9
The Everly Brothers

Theme from "Ben Casey" (instrumental) 28

There's No Other (Like My Baby) 20
The Crystals

Theme from "Dr. Kildare" (Three Stars Will Shine Tonight) 10
Richard Chamberlain

'Til 14
The Angels

'Till Death Do Us Part 26
Bob Braun

To a Sleeping Beauty 26
Jimmy Dean

Torture 20
Kris Jensen

Trouble Is My Middle Name 33
Bobby Vinton

Tuff (instrumental) 17
Ace Cannon

Turn on Your Love Light 28
Bobby Bland

The Twist 1
Chubby Checker

Twist-Her (instrumental) 26
Bill Black's Combo

Twist, Twist Senora 9
Gary "U.S." Bonds

Twistin' Matilda 22
Jimmy Soul

Twistin' Postman 34
The Marvelettes

Twistin' the Night Away 9
Sam Cooke

Two Lovers 7
Mary Wells

Unchain My Heart 9
Ray Charles

Uptown 13
The Crystals

Vacation 9
Connie Francis

Venus in Blue Jeans 7
Jimmy Clanton

Village of Love 22
Nathaniel Mayer and The Fabulous Twilights

The Wah Watusi 2
The Orlons

Walk On the Wild Side (Part 1) (instrumental) 21
Jimmy Smith & The Big Band

The Wanderer 2

Warmed Over Kisses (Left Over Love) 25
Brian Hyland

Welcome Home Baby 22
The Shirelles

West of the Wall 37
Miss Toni Fisher

What Kind of Love Is This 18
Joey Dee & The Starliters

What'd I Say (Part 1) 24
Bobby Darin

What's A Matter Baby (Is It Hurting You) 12
Timi Yuro

What's So Good About Goodbye 35
The Miracles

What's Your Name 7
Don & Juan

When My Little Girl Is Smiling 28
The Drifters

When the Boy in Your Arms (Is the Boy in Your Heart) 10
Connie Francis

Where Are You 36
Dinah Washington

Where Do You Go 25

Wild Weekend (instrumental) 8
The Rebels

Wolverton Mountain 6
Claude King

A Wonderful Dream 22
The Majors

Workin' for the Man 33
Roy Orbison

You Are Mine 26
Frankie Avalon

You Beat Me to the Punch 9
Mary Wells

You Better Move On 24
Arthur Alexander

You Win Again 22
Fats Domino

You'll Lose a Good Thing 8
Barbara Lynn

Young World 5
Rick Nelson

Your Nose Is Gonna Grow 14
Johnny Crawford