LYRICS WORLD     Top 40 Hits of 1962 HOME PAGE MAIN INDEX

Ahab, the Arab - Ray Stevens   (#5)
Al Di La' - Emilio Pericoli   (#6)
All Alone Am I - Brenda Lee   (#3)
Alley Cat - Bent Fabric & His Piano   (#7)  (instrumental)
The Alvin Twist - The Chipmunks & David Seville   (#40)
Any Day Now (My Wild Beautiful Bird) - Chuck Jackson   (#23)
Anything That's Part of You - Elvis Presley   (#31)
The Ballad of Paladin - Duane Eddy   (#33)  (instrumental)
Beechwood 4-5789 - The Marvelettes   (#17)
Big Girls Don't Cry - The 4 Seasons   (#1)
Blues (Stay Away from Me) - Ace Cannon   (#36)  (instrumental)
Bobby's Girl - Marcie Blane   (#3)
Bongo Stomp - Little Joey & The Flips   (#33)
Break it to Me Gently - Brenda Lee   (#4)
Breaking Up Is Hard to Do - Neil Sedaka   (#1)
Bring it On Home to Me - Sam Cooke   (#13)
Bristol Twistin' Annie - The Dovells   (#27)
The Cajun Queen - Jimmy Dean   (#22)
Call Me Mr. In-Between - Burl Ives   (#19)
Can't Help Falling in Love - Elvis Presley   (#2)
Caterina - Perry Como   (#23)
The Cha-Cha-Cha - Bobby Rydell   (#10)
Chains - The Cookies   (#17)
Chattanooga Choo Choo - Floyd Cramer   (#36)  (instrumental)
Chip Chip - Gene McDaniels   (#10)
The Chipmunk Song (Christmas Don't Be Late) - The Chipmunks & David Seville   (#40)
Cinderella - Jack Ross   (#16)
Cindy's Birthday - Johnny Crawford   (#8)
The Cinnamon Cinder (It's a Very Nice Dance) - The Pastel Six   (#25)
Close to Cathy - Mike Clifford   (#12)
Come Back Silly Girl - The Lettermen   (#17)
Come On Little Angel - The Belmonts   (#28)
Comin' Home Baby - Mel Torme   (#36)
Conscience - James Darren   (#11)
Cotton Fields - The Highwaymen   (#13)
The Crowd - Roy Orbison   (#26)
Cry Baby Cry - The Angels   (#38)
Crying In the Rain - The Everly Brothers   (#6)
(Dance with the) Guitar Man - Duane Eddy & The Rebelettes   (#12)
Dancin' Party - Chubby Checker   (#12)
Dear Ivan - Jimmy Dean   (#24)
Dear Lady Twist - Gary "U.S." Bonds   (#9)
Dear Lonely Hearts - Nat "King" Cole   (#13)
Dear One - Larry Finnegan   (#11)
Desafinado - Stan Getz & Charlie Byrd   (#15)  (instrumental)
Devil Woman - Marty Robbins   (#16)
Do-Re-Mi - Lee Dorsey   (#27)
(Do the New) Continental - The Dovells   (#37)
Do You Love Me - The Contours   (#3)
Don't Break the Heart That Loves You - Connie Francis   (#1)
Don't Go Near the Indians - Rex Allen   (#17)
Don't Hang Up - The Orlons   (#4)
Don't Make Me Over - Dionne Warwick   (#21)
Don't Play That Song (You Lied) - Ben E. King   (#11)
Don't You Believe It - Andy Williams   (#39)
Dream Baby (How Long Must I Dream) - Roy Orbison   (#4)
Drums Are My Beat - Sandy Nelson   (#29)  (instrumental)
Duke of Earl - Gene Chandler   (#1)
Eso Beso (That Kiss!) - Paul Anka   (#19)
Everybody Loves Me But You - Brenda Lee   (#6)
Follow That Dream - Elvis Presley   (#15)
From A Jack To A King - Ned Miller   (#6)
Funny How Time Slips Away - Jimmy Elledge   (#22)
Funny Way of Laughin' - Burl Ives   (#10)
Gina - Johnny Mathis   (#6)
Ginny Come Lately - Brian Hyland   (#21)
(Girls, Girls, Girls) Made to Love - Eddie Hodges   (#14)
Good Luck Charm - Elvis Presley   (#1)
Gravy (for My Mashed Potatoes) - Dee Dee Sharp   (#9)
The Greatest Hurt - Jackie Wilson   (#34)
Green Onions - Booker T. & The MG's   (#3)  (instrumental)
Half Heaven - Half Heartache - Gene Pitney   (#12)
Have a Good Time - Sue Thompson   (#31)
Having A Party - Sam Cooke   (#17)
He Knows I Love Him Too Much - The Paris Sisters   (#34)
He's a Rebel - The Crystals   (#1)
Heart in Hand - Brenda Lee   (#15)
Her Royal Majesty - James Darren   (#6)
Hey! Baby - Bruce Channel   (#1)
Hey, Let's Twist - Joey Dee & The Starliters   (#20)
Hide & Go Seek (Part 1) - Bunker Hill   (#33)
Hide 'Nor Hair - Ray Charles   (#20)
Hully Gully Baby - The Dovells   (#25)
I Can't Help It (If I'm Still In Love With You) - Johnny Tillotson   (#24)
I Can't Stop Loving You - Ray Charles   (#1)
I Know (You Don't Love Me No More) - Barbara George   (#3)
I Left My Heart In San Francisco - Tony Bennett   (#19)
I Love You - The Volume's   (#22)
I Love You the Way You Are - Bobby Vinton   (#38)
I Need Your Loving - Don Gardner & Dee Dee Ford   (#20)
I Remember You - Frank Ifield   (#5)
I Saw Linda Yesterday - Dickey Lee   (#14)
I Sold My Heart to the Junkman - The Blue Belles   (#15)
I Was Such a Fool (to Fall in Love with You) - Connie Francis   (#24)
I Wish That We Were Married - Ronnie & The Hi-Lites   (#16)
I'll Never Dance Again - Bobby Rydell   (#14)
I'll See You in My Dreams - Pat Boone   (#32)
I'll Try Something New - The Miracles   (#39)
I'm Blue (The Gong-Gong Song) - The Ikettes   (#19)
(I'm the Girl on) Wolverton Mountain - Jo Ann Campbell   (#38)
I've Got a Woman (Part 1) - Jimmy McGriff   (#20)  (instrumental)
(I've Got) Bonnie - Bobby Rydell   (#18)
If a Man Answers - Bobby Darin   (#32)
If a Woman Answers (Hang Up the Phone) - Leroy Van Dyke   (#35)
If I Had a Hammer (The Hammer Song) - Peter, Paul & Mary   (#10)
Irresistible You - Bobby Darin   (#15)
It Keeps Right On A-Hurtin' - Johnny Tillotson   (#3)
It Might As Well Rain Until September - Carole King   (#22)
It Started All Over Again - Brenda Lee   (#29)
It's Up to You - Rick Nelson   (#6)
The Jam (Part 1) - Bobby Gregg & His Friends   (#29)  (instrumental)
Jambalaya (On the Bayou) - Fats Domino   (#30)
James (Hold the Ladder Steady) - Sue Thompson   (#17)
Jamie - Eddie Holland   (#30)
Johnny Angel - Shelly Fabares   (#1)
Johnny Get Angry - Joanie Sommers   (#7)
Johnny Jingo - Hayley Mills   (#21)
Johnny Loves Me - Shelly Fabares   (#21)
Johnny Will - Pat Boone   (#35)
Keep Your Hands Off My Baby - Little Eva   (#12)
King of the Whole Wide World - Elvis Presley   (#30)
Leah - Roy Orbison   (#25)
Lemon Tree - Peter, Paul & Mary   (#35)
Let Me In - The Sensations   (#4)
Let's Dance - Chris Montez   (#4)
Let's Go (Pony) - The Routers   (#19)  (instrumental)
Let's Kiss and Make Up - Bobby Vinton   (#38)
Lie To Me - Brook Benton   (#13)
Limbo Rock - The Champs   (#40)  (instrumental)
Limbo Rock - Chubby Checker   (#2)
Little Bitty Pretty One - Clyde McPhatter   (#25)
A Little Bitty Tear - Burl Ives   (#9)
Little Black Book - Jimmy Dean   (#29)
Little Diane - Dion   (#8)
The Little Drummer Boy - Harry Simeone Chorale   (#28)
Little Red Rented Rowboat - Joe Dowell   (#23)
Little Town Flirt - Del Shannon   (#12)
The Loco-Motion - Little Eva   (#1)
Loop De Loop - Johnny Thunder   (#4)
The Lonely Bull (El Solo Torro) - Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass   (#6)  (instrumental)
Love Came to Me - Dion   (#10)
Love Letters - Ketty Lester   (#5)
Love Me Tender - Richard Chamberlain   (#21)
Love Me Warm and Tender - Paul Anka   (#12)
Lover Please - Clyde McPhatter   (#7)
Lovers by Night, Strangers by Day - The Fleetwoods   (#36)
Lovers Who Wander - Dion   (#3)
Make It Easy On Yourself - Jerry Butler   (#20)
Mama Sang a Song - Walter Brennan   (#38)
Mama Sang a Song - Stan Kenton   (#32)
The (Man Who Shot) Liberty Valance - Gene Pitney   (#4)
Mary Ann Regrets - Burl Ives   (#39)
Mary's Little Lamb - James Darren   (#39)
Mashed Potato Time - Dee Dee Sharp   (#1)
Midnight In Moscow - Kenny Ball & His Jazzmen   (#2)  (instrumental)
Monster Mash - Bobby "Boris" Pickett   (#1)
Monsters' Holiday - Bobby "Boris" Pickett & The Crypt-Kickers   (#30)
Most People Get Married - Patti Page   (#27)
Multiplication - Bobby Darin   (#30)
My Boomerang Won't Come Back - Charlie Drake   (#21)
My Coloring Book - Kitty Kallen   (#18)
My Dad - Paul Petersen   (#6)
My Own True Love - The Duprees   (#13)
Next Door to an Angel - Neil Sedaka   (#5)
The Night Has A Thousand Eyes - Bobby Vee   (#3)
Night Train - James Brown & The Famous Flames   (#35)
Nothing Can Change This Love - Sam Cooke   (#12)
Nut Rocker - B. Bumble & The Stingers   (#23)  (instrumental)
Old Rivers - Walter Brennan   (#5)
The One Who Really Loves You - Mary Wells   (#8)
Only Love Can Break A Heart - Gene Pitney   (#2)
P.T. 109 - Jimmy Dean   (#8)
Palisades Park - Freddy "Boom-Boom" Cannon   (#3)
Party Lights - Claudine Clark   (#5)
Patches - Dickey Lee   (#6)
Pepino the Italian Mouse - Lou Monte   (#5)
Peppermint Twist (Part 1) - Joey Dee & The Starlighters   (#1)
Percolator (Twist) - Billy Joe & The Checkmates   (#10)  (instrumental)
Playboy - The Marvelettes   (#7)
Please Don't Ask About Barbara - Bobby Vee   (#15)
Pocketful of Miracles - Frank Sinatra   (#34)
Point Of No Return - Gene McDaniels   (#21)
Pop Pop Pop-Pie - The Sherrys   (#35)
Popeye (The Hitchhiker) - Chubby Checker   (#10)
Punish Her - Bobby Vee   (#20)
The Push and Kick - Mark Valentino   (#27)
Rain Rain Go Away - Bobby Vinton   (#12)
Ramblin' Rose - Nat "King" Cole   (#2)
Release Me - Esther Phillips   (#8)
Return to Sender - Elvis Presley   (#2)
Revenge - Brook Benton   (#15)
Ride! - Dee Dee Sharp   (#5)
Rinky Dink - Dave "Baby" Cortez   (#10)  (instrumental)
Roses Are Red (My Love) - Bobby Vinton   (#1)
Route 66 Theme - Nelson Riddle & His Orchestra   (#30)  (instrumental)
Ruby Ann - Marty Robbins   (#18)
Rumors - Johnny Crawford   (#12)
Santa Claus Is Coming To Town - The 4 Seasons   (#23)
Sealed with a Kiss - Brian Hyland   (#3)
Second Hand Love - Connie Francis   (#7)
Send Me the Pillow You Dream On - Johnny Tillotson   (#17)
Seven Day Weekend - Gary "U.S." Bonds   (#27)
Shadrack - Brook Benton   (#19)
Shame on Me - Bobby Bare   (#23)
Sharing You - Bobby Vee   (#15)
She Can't Find Her Keys - Paul Petersen   (#19)
She Cried - Jay & The Americans   (#5)
She's Everything (I Wanted You to Be) - Ral Donner   (#18)
She's Got You - Patsy Cline   (#14)
She's Not You - Elvis Presley   (#5)
Sheila - Tommy Roe   (#1)
Sherry - The 4 Seasons   (#1)
Shout (Part 1) - Joey Dee & The Starliters   (#6)
Shout! Shout! (Knock Yourself Out) - Ernie Maresca   (#6)
Silver Threads and Golden Needles - The Springfields   (#20)
Slow Twistin' - Chubby Checker   (#3)
Smoky Places - Corsairs   (#12)
Snap Your Fingers - Joe Henderson   (#8)
So This Is Love - The Castells   (#21)
Softly As I Leave You - Matt Monro   (#16)
Soldier Boy - The Shirelles   (#1)
Something's Got a Hold on Me - Etta James   (#37)
Soul Twist - King Curtis & The Noble Knights   (#17)  (instrumental)
Spanish Lace - Gene McDaniels   (#31)
Speedy Gonzales - Pat Boone   (#6)
A Steel Guitar and a Glass of Wine - Paul Anka   (#13)
Stop the Music - The Shirelles   (#36)
Stop the Wedding - Etta James   (#34)
Stranger On the Shore - Mr. Acker Bilk   (#1)  (instrumental)
Stranger On the Shore - Andy Williams   (#38)
The Stripper - David Rose & His Orchestra   (#1)  (instrumental)
Summertime, Summertime - The Jamies   (#38)
Surfer's Stomp - The Marketts   (#31)  (instrumental)
Surfin' Safari - The Beach Boys   (#14)
Susie Darlin' - Tommy Roe   (#35)
A Swingin' Safari - Billy Vaughn & His Orchestra   (#13)  (instrumental)
Teach Me Tonight - George Maharis   (#25)
Teen Age Idol - Rick Nelson   (#5)
Tell Me - Dick & Deedee   (#22)
Telstar - The Tornadoes   (#1)  (instrumental)
That Stranger Used to Be My Girl - Trade Martin   (#28)
That's Old Fashioned (That's the Way Love Should Be) - The Everly Brothers   (#9)
Theme from "Ben Casey" - Valjean   (#28)  (instrumental)
There's No Other (Like My Baby) - The Crystals   (#20)
Theme from "Dr. Kildare" (Three Stars Will Shine Tonight) - Richard Chamberlain   (#10)
Things - Bobby Darin   (#3)
'Til - The Angels   (#14)
'Till Death Do Us Part - Bob Braun   (#26)
To a Sleeping Beauty - Jimmy Dean   (#26)
Torture - Kris Jensen   (#20)
Trouble Is My Middle Name - Bobby Vinton   (#33)
Tuff - Ace Cannon   (#17)  (instrumental)
Turn on Your Love Light - Bobby Bland   (#28)
The Twist - Chubby Checker   (#1)
Twist-Her - Bill Black's Combo   (#26)  (instrumental)
Twist and Shout - The Isley Brothers   (#17)
Twist, Twist Senora - Gary "U.S." Bonds   (#9)
Twistin' Matilda - Jimmy Soul   (#22)
Twistin' Postman - The Marvelettes   (#34)
Twistin' the Night Away - Sam Cooke   (#9)
Two Lovers - Mary Wells   (#7)
Unchain My Heart - Ray Charles   (#9)
Uptown - The Crystals   (#13)
Vacation - Connie Francis   (#9)
Venus in Blue Jeans - Jimmy Clanton   (#7)
Village of Love - Nathaniel Mayer and The Fabulous Twilights   (#22)
The Wah Watusi - The Orlons   (#2)
Walk On the Wild Side (Part 1) - Jimmy Smith & The Big Band   (#21)  (instrumental)
The Wanderer - Dion   (#2)
Warmed Over Kisses (Left Over Love) - Brian Hyland   (#25)
Welcome Home Baby - The Shirelles   (#22)
West of the Wall - Miss Toni Fisher   (#37)
What Kind of Fool Am I - Sammy Davis, Jr.   (#17)
What Kind of Love Is This - Joey Dee & The Starliters   (#18)
What'd I Say (Part 1) - Bobby Darin   (#24)
What's A Matter Baby (Is It Hurting You) - Timi Yuro   (#12)
What's So Good About Goodbye - The Miracles   (#35)
What's Your Name - Don & Juan   (#7)
When I Fall In Love - The Lettermen   (#7)
When My Little Girl Is Smiling - The Drifters   (#28)
When the Boy in Your Arms (Is the Boy in Your Heart) - Connie Francis   (#10)
Where Are You - Dinah Washington   (#36)
Where Do You Go - Cher   (#25)
Where Have All the Flowers Gone - The Kingston Trio   (#21)
White Christmas - Bing Crosby   (#38)
Wild Weekend - The Rebels   (#8)  (instrumental)
Wolverton Mountain - Claude King   (#6)
A Wonderful Dream - The Majors   (#22)
Workin' for the Man - Roy Orbison   (#33)
You Are Mine - Frankie Avalon   (#26)
You Are My Sunshine - Ray Charles   (#7)
You Beat Me to the Punch - Mary Wells   (#9)
You Belong to Me - The Duprees   (#7)
You Better Move On - Arthur Alexander   (#24)
You Don't Know Me - Ray Charles   (#2)
You Win Again - Fats Domino   (#22)
You'll Lose a Good Thing - Barbara Lynn   (#8)
You've Really Got a Hold on Me - The Miracles   (#8)
Young World - Rick Nelson   (#5)
Your Cheatin' Heart - Ray Charles   (#29)
Your Nose Is Gonna Grow - Johnny Crawford   (#14)