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Hits of 1962

Sam Cooke’s Bring it on Home to Me reached Number 13 in August 1962. The following songs are the top hits from that year, from the Billboard Book of Top 40 Hits, 7th Edition by Joel Whitburn, B 1/05/2004 7:00 AM Eastern

Sam Cooke’s “Bring it on Home to Me” reachedNumber 13 in August 1962. The following songs are the top hits fromthat year, from the Billboard Book of Top 40 Hits, 7thEdition by Joel Whitburn, Billboard Books, 2000.

Date Song Hit#1

SongTitle

Artist

1/13

TheTwist

ChubbyChecker

1/27

Peppermint TwistPart 1

Joey Dee and theStarliters

2/17

Duke ofEarl

GeneChandler

3/10

Hey!Baby

BruceChannel

3/31

Don’t BreakThe Heart That Loves you

ConnieFrancis

4/07

JohnnyAngel

ShelleyFabares

4/21

Good LuckCharm

ElvisPresley

5/05

SoldierBoy

TheShirelles

5/26

Stranger On theShore

Mr. AckerBilk

6/02

I Can’tStop Loving You

RayCharles

7/07

TheStripper

DavidRose

7/14

Roses Are Red (MyLove)

BobbyVinton

8/11

Breaking Up IsHard To Do

NeilSedaka

8/25

TheLoco-Motion

LittleEva

9/01

Sheila

TommyRoe

9/15

Sherry

The FourSeasons

10/20

MonsterMash

Bobby“Boris” Pickett & the Crypt-Kickers

11/03

He’s ARebel

TheCrystals

11/17

Big GirlsDon’t Cry

The 4Seasons

12/22

Telstar

TheTornadoes