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US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 6th January, 1962

Note: Beginning this week, the week ending date and the issue date are the same

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 THE LION SLEEPS TONIGHT –•– The Tokens (RCA Victor)-8 (3 weeks at #1) (1)
2 3 THE TWIST –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-26 (1)
3 2 RUN TO HIM –•– Bobby Vee (Liberty)-8 (2)
4 6 PEPPERMINT TWIST (Part 1) –•– Joey Dee and the Starliters (Roulette)-7 (4)
5 10 CAN’T HELP FALLING IN LOVE –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-5 (5)
6 8 HAPPY BIRTHDAY, SWEET SIXTEEN –•– Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)-8 (6)
7 4 GOODBYE CRUEL WORLD –•– James Darren (Colpix)-12 (3)
8 5 WALK ON BY –•– Leroy Van Dyke (Mercury)-10 (5)
9 13 WHEN I FALL IN LOVE –•– The Lettermen (Capitol)-7 (9)
10 14 UNCHAIN MY HEART –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-6 (10)
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11 15 WHEN THE BOY IN YOUR ARMS (Is the Boy In Your Heart) –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-7 (11)
12 20 WHITE CHRISTMAS –•– Bing Crosby (Decca)-74 (1)
13 7 PLEASE MR. POSTMAN –•– The Marvelettes (Tamla)-18 (1)
14 17 ‘TIL –•– The Angels (Caprice)-11 (14)
15 26 I KNOW (You Don’t Love Me No More) –•– Barbara George (A.F.O.)-8 (15)
16 12 I DON’T KNOW WHY –•– Linda Scott (Canadian American)-10 (12)
17 9 LET THERE BE DRUMS –•– Sandy Nelson (Imperial)-10 (7)
18 22 REVENGE –•– Brook Benton (Mercury)-7 (18)
19 11 MOON RIVER –•– Henry Mancini and His Orchestra (RCA Victor)-13 (11)
20 23 THERE’S NO OTHER (Like My Baby) –•– The Crystals (Philles)-7 (20)
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21 27 JINGLE BELL ROCK –•– Bobby Rydell and Chubby Checker (Cameo)-4 (21)
22 34 THE LITTLE DRUMMER BOY –•– The Harry Simeone Chorale (20th Fox)-24 (13)
23 25 ROCK-A-HULA BABY (“Twist” Special) –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-5 (23)
24 36 TOWN WITHOUT PITY –•– Gene Pitney (Musicor)-10 (24)
25 21 GYPSY WOMAN –•– The Impressions (ABC-Paramount)-12 (20)
26 43 BABY’S FIRST CHRISTMAS –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-4 (26)
27 16 MOON RIVER –•– Jerry Butler (Vee-Jay)-13 (11)
28 52 A LITTLE BITTY TEAR –•– Burl Ives (Decca)-3 (28)
29 39 IF YOU GOTTA MAKE A FOOL OF SOMEBODY –•– James Ray (Caprice)-7 (29)
30 41 THE WANDERER –•– Dion (Laurie)-5 (30)
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31 31 FUNNY HOW TIME SLIPS AWAY –•– Jimmy Elledge (RCA Victor)-8 (31)
32 37 COTTON FIELDS –•– The Highwaymen (United Artists)-6 (32)
33 35 JAMBALAYA (On the Bayou) –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-4 (33)
34 45 BABY IT’S YOU –•– The Shirelles (Scepter)-3 (34)
35 24 YOUR MA SAID YOU CRIED IN YOUR SLEEP LAST NIGHT –•– Kenny Dino (Musicor)-9 (24)
36 18 TONIGHT –•– Ferrante and Teicher (United Artists)-12 (8)
37 40 JOHNNY WILL –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-8 (37)
38 44 HEY! LITTLE GIRL –•– Del Shannon (Big Top)-6 (38)
39 47 THE CHIPMUNK SONG (Christmas Don’t Be Late) –•– The Chipmunks with the Music Of David Seville (Liberty)-24 (1)
40 19 BIG BAD JOHN –•– Jimmy Dean (Columbia)-14 (1)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

43 32 WELL, I TOLD YOU –•– The Chantels (Carlton)-8 (29)
44 33 SMALL SAD SAM –•– Phil McLean (Versatile)-5 (33)
49 30 JUST OUT OF REACH (Of My Two Open Arms) –•– Solomon Burke (Atlantic)-16 (24)
65 29 LET’S TWIST AGAIN –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-19 (8)
68 28 FOOL #1 –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-14 (3)
72 38 I UNDERSTAND (Just How You Feel) –•– The G-Clefs (Terrace)-16 (9)

POWER PLAYS

41 49 JINGLE BELL ROCK –•– Bobby Helms (Decca)-17 (6)
42 46 POOR FOOL –•– Ike and Tina Turner (Sue)-6 (42)
45 48 LITTLE ALTER BOY –•– Vic Dana (Dolton)-6 (45)
46 60 NORMAN –•– Sue Thompson (Hickory)-5 (46)
47 51 RUDOLPH THE RED NOSED REINDEER –•– David Seville and the Chipmunks (Liberty)-5 (21)
48 50 DEAR LADY TWIST –•– Gary (U.S.) Bonds (Legrand)-4 (48)
50 58 ROCKIN’ AROUND THE CHRISTMAS TREE –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-8 (14)

NEW THIS WEEK

55 — DEAR IVAN –•– Jimmy Dean (Columbia)-1 (55)
81 — TWISTIN’ ALL NIGHT LONG –•– Danny and the Juniors with Freddy Cannon (Swan)-1 (81)
88 — MARIA –•– Johnny Mathis (Columbia)-7 (78)
93 — THE TWIST –•– Ernie Freeman (Imperial)-1 (93)
94 — THE WALTZ YOU SAVED FOR ME –•– Ferlin Husky (Capitol)-1 (94)
95 — LET ME IN –•– The Sensations (Argo)-1 (95)
96 — THE LITTLE DRUMMER BOY –•– Jack Halloran Singers (Dot)-1 (96)
97 — THAT’S MY PA –•– Sheb Wooley (MGM)-1 (97)
98 — SEARCHING –•– Jack Eubanks and The Sound of the South (Monument)-3 (83)
99 — MOTORCYCLE –•– Tico and the Triumphs (Amy)-1 (99)
100 — DROWN IN MY OWN TEARS –•– Don Shirley (Cadence)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 13th January, 1962

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 2 THE TWIST –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-27 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 1 THE LION SLEEPS TONIGHT –•– The Tokens (RCA Victor)-9 (1)
3 4 PEPPERMINT TWIST (Part 1) –•– Joey Dee and the Starliters (Roulette)-8 (3)
4 5 CAN’T HELP FALLING IN LOVE –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-6 (4)
5 15 I KNOW (You Don’t Love Me No More) –•– Barbara George (A.F.O.)-9 (5)
6 6 HAPPY BIRTHDAY, SWEET SIXTEEN –•– Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)-9 (6)
7 8 WALK ON BY –•– Leroy Van Dyke (Mercury)-11 (5)
8 3 RUN TO HIM –•– Bobby Vee (Liberty)-9 (2)
9 10 UNCHAIN MY HEART –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-7 (9)
10 11 WHEN THE BOY IN YOUR ARMS (Is the Boy In Your Heart) –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-8 (10)
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11 7 GOODBYE CRUEL WORLD –•– James Darren (Colpix)-13 (3)
12 9 WHEN I FALL IN LOVE –•– The Lettermen (Capitol)-8 (9)
13 13 PLEASE MR. POSTMAN –•– The Marvelettes (Tamla)-19 (1)
14 17 LET THERE BE DRUMS –•– Sandy Nelson (Imperial)-11 (7)
15 18 REVENGE –•– Brook Benton (Mercury)-8 (15)
16 34 BABY IT’S YOU –•– The Shirelles (Scepter)-4 (16)
17 46 NORMAN –•– Sue Thompson (Hickory)-6 (17)
18 28 A LITTLE BITTY TEAR –•– Burl Ives (Decca)-4 (18)
19 32 COTTON FIELDS –•– The Highwaymen (United Artists)-7 (19)
20 30 THE WANDERER –•– Dion (Laurie)-6 (20)
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21 24 TOWN WITHOUT PITY –•– Gene Pitney (Musicor)-11 (21)
22 14 ‘TIL –•– The Angels (Caprice)-12 (14)
23 21 JINGLE BELL ROCK –•– Bobby Rydell and Chubby Checker (Cameo)-5 (21)
24 25 GYPSY WOMAN –•– The Impressions (ABC-Paramount)-13 (20)
25 20 THERE’S NO OTHER (Like My Baby) –•– The Crystals (Philles)-8 (20)
26 16 I DON’T KNOW WHY –•– Linda Scott (Canadian American)-11 (12)
27 29 IF YOU GOTTA MAKE A FOOL OF SOMEBODY –•– James Ray (Caprice)-8 (27)
28 44 SMALL SAD SAM –•– Phil McLean (Versatile)-6 (28)
29 31 FUNNY HOW TIME SLIPS AWAY –•– Jimmy Elledge (RCA Victor)-9 (29)
30 33 JAMBALAYA (On the Bayou) –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-5 (30)
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31 23 ROCK-A-HULA BABY (“Twist” Special) –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-6 (23)
32 19 MOON RIVER –•– Henry Mancini and His Orchestra (RCA Victor)-14 (11)
33 48 DEAR LADY TWIST –•– Gary (U.S.) Bonds (Legrand)-5 (33)
34 27 MOON RIVER –•– Jerry Butler (Vee-Jay)-14 (11)
35 37 JOHNNY WILL –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-9 (35)
36 53 IRRESISTIBLE YOU –•– Bobby Darin (Atco)-5 (36)
37 65 LET’S TWIST AGAIN –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-20 (8)
38 35 YOUR MA SAID YOU CRIED IN YOUR SLEEP LAST NIGHT –•– Kenny Dino (Musicor)-10 (24)
39 42 POOR FOOL –•– Ike and Tina Turner (Sue)-7 (39)
40 38 HEY! LITTLE GIRL –•– Del Shannon (Big Top)-7 (38)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

45 36 TONIGHT –•– Ferrante and Teicher (United Artists)-13 (8)
55 40 BIG BAD JOHN –•– Jimmy Dean (Columbia)-15 (1)
71 26 BABY’S FIRST CHRISTMAS –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-5 (26)

POWER PLAYS

41 52 TWIST-HER –•– Bill Black’s Combo (Hi)-4 (41)
42 55 DEAR IVAN –•– Jimmy Dean (Columbia)-2 (42)
43 60 DO-RE-MI –•– Lee Dorsey (Fury)-4 (43)
44 54 DREAMY EYES –•– Johnny Tillotson (Cadence)-15 (44)
46 51 TURN ON YOUR LOVE LIGHT –•– Bobby Bland (Duke)-6 (46)
47 58 POCKETFUL OF MIRACLES –•– Frank Sinatra (Reprise)-4 (47)
48 45 LITTLE ALTER BOY –•– Vic Dana (Dolton)-7 (45)
49 43 WELL, I TOLD YOU –•– The Chantels (Carlton)-9 (29)
50 63 MULTIPLICATION –•– Bobby Darin (Atco)-4 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

56 — BREAK IT TO ME GENTLY –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-1 (56)
62 — SHADRACK –•– Brook Benton (Mercury)-1 (62)
66 — SO DEEP –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-1 (66)
72 — THE GREATEST HURT –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-1 (72)
76 — WHAT’S THE REASON –•– Bobby Edwards (Capitol)-1 (76)
79 — MY BOOMERANG WON’T COME BACK –•– Charlie Drake (United Artists)-1 (79)
80 — THE LOST PENNY –•– Brook Benton (Mercury)-1 (80)
81 — I’M BLUE (The Gong-Gong Song) –•– The Ikettes (Atco)-1 (81)
84 — I TOLD THE BROOK –•– Marty Robbins (Columbia)-2 (84)
85 — WHAT’S SO GOOD ABOUT GOOD-BY –•– The Miracles (Tamla)-1 (85)
86 — BUT ON THE OTHER HAND BABY –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-3 (86)
87 — A LITTLE TOO MUCH –•– Clarence Henry (Argo)-1 (87)
89 — CRYING IN THE RAIN –•– The Everly Brothers (Warner Brothers)-1 (89)
90 — HAPPY JOSE (Ching-Ching) –•– Jack Ross (Dot)-1 (90)
92 — ISLAND IN THE SKY –•– Troy Shondell (Liberty)-1 (92)
93 — DUKE OF EARL –•– Gene Chandler (Vee-Jay)-1 (93)
95 — SURFER’S STOMP –•– The Mar-Kets (Liberty)-1 (95)
97 — THE BASIE TWIST –•– Count Basie (Roulette)-1 (97)
98 — THE COMANCHEROS –•– Claude King (Columbia)-7 (71)
99 — LONESOME NUMBER ONE –•– Don Gibson (RCA Victor)-4 (59)
100 — PERCOLATOR (Twist) –•– Billy Joe and the Checkmates (Dore)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 20th January, 1962

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 THE TWIST –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-28 (3 weeks at #1) (1)
2 3 PEPPERMINT TWIST (Part 1) –•– Joey Dee and the Starliters (Roulette)-9 (2)
3 2 THE LION SLEEPS TONIGHT –•– The Tokens (RCA Victor)-10 (1)
4 4 CAN’T HELP FALLING IN LOVE –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-7 (4)
5 5 I KNOW (You Don’t Love Me No More) –•– Barbara George (A.F.O.)-10 (5)
6 6 HAPPY BIRTHDAY, SWEET SIXTEEN –•– Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)-10 (6)
7 7 WALK ON BY –•– Leroy Van Dyke (Mercury)-12 (5)
8 8 RUN TO HIM –•– Bobby Vee (Liberty)-10 (2)
9 12 WHEN I FALL IN LOVE –•– The Lettermen (Capitol)-9 (9)
10 17 NORMAN –•– Sue Thompson (Hickory)-7 (10)
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11 9 UNCHAIN MY HEART –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-8 (9)
12 10 WHEN THE BOY IN YOUR ARMS (Is the Boy In Your Heart) –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-9 (10)
13 14 LET THERE BE DRUMS –•– Sandy Nelson (Imperial)-12 (7)
14 21 TOWN WITHOUT PITY –•– Gene Pitney (Musicor)-12 (14)
15 16 BABY IT’S YOU –•– The Shirelles (Scepter)-5 (15)
16 19 COTTON FIELDS –•– The Highwaymen (United Artists)-8 (16)
17 18 A LITTLE BITTY TEAR –•– Burl Ives (Decca)-5 (17)
18 20 THE WANDERER –•– Dion (Laurie)-7 (18)
19 13 PLEASE MR. POSTMAN –•– The Marvelettes (Tamla)-20 (1)
20 11 GOODBYE CRUEL WORLD –•– James Darren (Colpix)-14 (3)
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21 28 SMALL SAD SAM –•– Phil McLean (Versatile)-7 (21)
22 29 FUNNY HOW TIME SLIPS AWAY –•– Jimmy Elledge (RCA Victor)-10 (22)
23 27 IF YOU GOTTA MAKE A FOOL OF SOMEBODY –•– James Ray (Caprice)-9 (23)
24 42 DEAR IVAN –•– Jimmy Dean (Columbia)-3 (24)
25 15 REVENGE –•– Brook Benton (Mercury)-9 (15)
26 33 DEAR LADY TWIST –•– Gary (U.S.) Bonds (Legrand)-6 (26)
27 36 IRRESISTIBLE YOU –•– Bobby Darin (Atco)-6 (27)
28 32 MOON RIVER –•– Henry Mancini and His Orchestra (RCA Victor)-15 (11)
29 56 BREAK IT TO ME GENTLY –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-2 (29)
30 31 ROCK-A-HULA BABY (“Twist” Special) –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-7 (23)
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31 41 TWIST-HER –•– Bill Black’s Combo (Hi)-5 (31)
32 43 DO-RE-MI –•– Lee Dorsey (Fury)-5 (32)
33 51 LETTER FULL OF TEARS –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Fury)-6 (33)
34 46 TURN ON YOUR LOVE LIGHT –•– Bobby Bland (Duke)-7 (34)
35 44 DREAMY EYES –•– Johnny Tillotson (Cadence)-16 (35)
36 47 POCKETFUL OF MIRACLES –•– Frank Sinatra (Reprise)-5 (36)
37 25 THERE’S NO OTHER (Like My Baby) –•– The Crystals (Philles)-9 (20)
38 22 ‘TIL –•– The Angels (Caprice)-13 (14)
39 50 MULTIPLICATION –•– Bobby Darin (Atco)-5 (39)
40 26 I DON’T KNOW WHY –•– Linda Scott (Canadian American)-12 (12)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

41 24 GYPSY WOMAN –•– The Impressions (ABC-Paramount)-14 (20)
42 30 JAMBALAYA (On the Bayou) –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-6 (30)
43 39 POOR FOOL –•– Ike and Tina Turner (Sue)-8 (39)
55 40 HEY! LITTLE GIRL –•– Del Shannon (Big Top)-8 (38)
56 34 MOON RIVER –•– Jerry Butler (Vee-Jay)-15 (11)
58 37 LET’S TWIST AGAIN –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-21 (8)
59 35 JOHNNY WILL –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-10 (35)
66 38 YOUR MA SAID YOU CRIED IN YOUR SLEEP LAST NIGHT –•– Kenny Dino (Musicor)-11 (24)

POWER PLAYS

44 61 TUFF –•– Ace Cannon (Hi)-4 (44)
45 62 SHADRACK –•– Brook Benton (Mercury)-2 (45)
46 69 SMOKY PLACES –•– The Corsairs Featuring Jay “Bird” Uzzell (Tuff)-4 (46)
47 54 FLYING CIRCLE –•– Frank Slay and His Orchestra (Swan)-6 (47)
48 52 SHE’S EVERYTHING (I Wanted You To Be) –•– Ral Donner (Gone)-4 (48)
49 93 DUKE OF EARL –•– Gene Chandler (Vee-Jay)-2 (49)
50 53 MARIA –•– Roger Williams (Kapp)-6 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

80 — TO A SLEEPING BEAUTY –•– Jimmy Dean (Columbia)-1 (80)
85 — CHATTANOOGA CHOO CHOO –•– Floyd Cramer (RCA Victor)-1 (85)
86 — AFRIKAAN BEAT –•– Bert Kaempfert (Decca)-1 (86)
87 — THERE’LL BE NO NEXT TIME –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-1 (87)
91 — A LITTLE BITTY TEAR –•– Wanda Jackson (Capitol)-1 (91)
92 — JAMIE –•– Eddie Holland (Motown)-1 (92)
93 — BLUE WATER LINE –•– The Brothers Four (Columbia)-1 (93)
95 — A SUNDAY KIND OF LOVE –•– Jan and Dean (Liberty)-1 (95)
96 — CHIP CHIP –•– Gene McDaniels (Liberty)-1 (96)
97 — NITE OWL –•– The Dukays (Nat/Vee-Jay)-1 (97)
98 — PORTRAIT OF A FOOL –•– Conway Twitty (MGM)-1 (98)
99 — OLIVER TWIST –•– Rod McKuen (Spiral)-1 (99)
100 — WHERE HAVE ALL THE FLOWERS GONE –•– The Kingston Trio (Capitol)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 27th January, 1962

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 2 PEPPERMINT TWIST (Part 1) –•– Joey Dee and the Starliters (Roulette)-10 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 1 THE TWIST –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-29 (1)
3 5 I KNOW (You Don’t Love Me No More) –•– Barbara George (A.F.O.)-11 (3)
4 4 CAN’T HELP FALLING IN LOVE –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-8 (4)
5 10 NORMAN –•– Sue Thompson (Hickory)-8 (5)
6 3 THE LION SLEEPS TONIGHT –•– The Tokens (RCA Victor)-11 (1)
7 9 WHEN I FALL IN LOVE –•– The Lettermen (Capitol)-10 (7)
8 18 THE WANDERER –•– Dion (Laurie)-8 (8)
9 15 BABY IT’S YOU –•– The Shirelles (Scepter)-6 (9)
10 7 WALK ON BY –•– Leroy Van Dyke (Mercury)-13 (5)
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11 6 HAPPY BIRTHDAY, SWEET SIXTEEN –•– Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)-11 (6)
12 8 RUN TO HIM –•– Bobby Vee (Liberty)-11 (2)
13 14 TOWN WITHOUT PITY –•– Gene Pitney (Musicor)-13 (13)
14 17 A LITTLE BITTY TEAR –•– Burl Ives (Decca)-6 (14)
15 26 DEAR LADY TWIST –•– Gary (U.S.) Bonds (Legrand)-7 (15)
16 11 UNCHAIN MY HEART –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-9 (9)
17 29 BREAK IT TO ME GENTLY –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-3 (17)
18 16 COTTON FIELDS –•– The Highwaymen (United Artists)-9 (16)
19 12 WHEN THE BOY IN YOUR ARMS (Is the Boy In Your Heart) –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-10 (10)
20 49 DUKE OF EARL –•– Gene Chandler (Vee-Jay)-3 (20)
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21 13 LET THERE BE DRUMS –•– Sandy Nelson (Imperial)-13 (7)
22 23 IF YOU GOTTA MAKE A FOOL OF SOMEBODY –•– James Ray (Caprice)-10 (22)
23 27 IRRESISTIBLE YOU –•– Bobby Darin (Atco)-7 (23)
24 24 DEAR IVAN –•– Jimmy Dean (Columbia)-4 (24)
25 22 FUNNY HOW TIME SLIPS AWAY –•– Jimmy Elledge (RCA Victor)-11 (22)
26 31 TWIST-HER –•– Bill Black’s Combo (Hi)-6 (26)
27 33 LETTER FULL OF TEARS –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Fury)-7 (27)
28 34 TURN ON YOUR LOVE LIGHT –•– Bobby Bland (Duke)-8 (28)
29 21 SMALL SAD SAM –•– Phil McLean (Versatile)-8 (21)
30 32 DO-RE-MI –•– Lee Dorsey (Fury)-6 (30)
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31 28 MOON RIVER –•– Henry Mancini and His Orchestra (RCA Victor)-16 (11)
32 19 PLEASE MR. POSTMAN –•– The Marvelettes (Tamla)-21 (1)
33 45 SHADRACK –•– Brook Benton (Mercury)-3 (33)
34 36 POCKETFUL OF MIRACLES –•– Frank Sinatra (Reprise)-6 (34)
35 44 TUFF –•– Ace Cannon (Hi)-5 (35)
36 39 MULTIPLICATION –•– Bobby Darin (Atco)-6 (36)
37 20 GOODBYE CRUEL WORLD –•– James Darren (Colpix)-15 (3)
38 43 POOR FOOL –•– Ike and Tina Turner (Sue)-9 (38)
39 46 SMOKY PLACES –•– The Corsairs Featuring Jay “Bird” Uzzell (Tuff)-5 (39)
40 37 THERE’S NO OTHER (Like My Baby) –•– The Crystals (Philles)-10 (20)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

43 30 ROCK-A-HULA BABY (“Twist” Special) –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-8 (23)
46 25 REVENGE –•– Brook Benton (Mercury)-10 (15)
49 40 I DON’T KNOW WHY –•– Linda Scott (Canadian American)-13 (12)
51 35 DREAMY EYES –•– Johnny Tillotson (Cadence)-17 (35)
60 38 ‘TIL –•– The Angels (Caprice)-14 (14)

POWER PLAYS

41 48 SHE’S EVERYTHING (I Wanted You To Be) –•– Ral Donner (Gone)-5 (41)
42 67 CRYING IN THE RAIN –•– The Everly Brothers (Warner Brothers)-3 (42)
44 57 THE GREATEST HURT –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-3 (44)
45 47 FLYING CIRCLE –•– Frank Slay and His Orchestra (Swan)-7 (45)
47 54 GO ON HOME –•– Patti Page (Mercury)-5 (47)
48 50 MARIA –•– Roger Williams (Kapp)-7 (48)
50 63 I’M BLUE (The Gong-Gong Song) –•– The Ikettes (Atco)-3 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

69 — THE CAJUN QUEEN –•– Jimmy Dean (Columbia)-1 (69)
74 — HEY! BABY –•– Bruce Channel (Smash)-1 (74)
83 — I’LL SEE YOU IN MY DREAMS –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-1 (83)
85 — CRY TO ME –•– Solomon Burke (Atlantic)-1 (85)
87 — LIZZIE BORDEN –•– The Chad Mitchell Trio (Kapp)-1 (87)
88 — LOVE IS THE SWEETEST THING –•– Saverio Saridis (Warner Brothers)-1 (88)
90 — (Do the New) CONTINENTAL –•– The Dovells (Parkway)-1 (90)
92 — THE DOOR IS OPEN –•– Tommy Hunt (Scepter)-1 (92)
93 — SHIMMY, SHIMMY WALK (Part 1) –•– The Megatons (Checker)-1 (93)
95 — AW SHUCKS, HUSH YOUR MOUTH –•– Jimmy Reed (Vee-Jay)-1 (95)
96 — SHE’S GOT YOU –•– Patsy Cline (Decca)-1 (96)
97 — TWISTIN’ POSTMAN –•– The Marvelettes (Tamla)-1 (97)
99 — HE KNOWS I LOVE HIM TOO MUCH –•– The Paris Sisters (Gregmark)-1 (99)
100 — BANDIT OF MY DREAMS –•– Eddie Hodges (Cadence)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 3rd February, 1962

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 PEPPERMINT TWIST (Part 1) –•– Joey Dee and the Starliters (Roulette)-11 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 4 CAN’T HELP FALLING IN LOVE –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-9 (2)
3 2 THE TWIST –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-30 (1)
4 5 NORMAN –•– Sue Thompson (Hickory)-9 (4)
5 3 I KNOW (You Don’t Love Me No More) –•– Barbara George (A.F.O.)-12 (3)
6 8 THE WANDERER –•– Dion (Laurie)-9 (6)
7 20 DUKE OF EARL –•– Gene Chandler (Vee-Jay)-4 (7)
8 9 BABY IT’S YOU –•– The Shirelles (Scepter)-7 (8)
9 17 BREAK IT TO ME GENTLY –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-4 (9)
10 6 THE LION SLEEPS TONIGHT –•– The Tokens (RCA Victor)-12 (1)
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11 15 DEAR LADY TWIST –•– Gary (U.S.) Bonds (Legrand)-8 (11)
12 14 A LITTLE BITTY TEAR –•– Burl Ives (Decca)-7 (12)
13 13 TOWN WITHOUT PITY –•– Gene Pitney (Musicor)-14 (13)
14 7 WHEN I FALL IN LOVE –•– The Lettermen (Capitol)-11 (7)
15 12 RUN TO HIM –•– Bobby Vee (Liberty)-12 (2)
16 10 WALK ON BY –•– Leroy Van Dyke (Mercury)-14 (5)
17 23 IRRESISTIBLE YOU –•– Bobby Darin (Atco)-8 (17)
18 18 COTTON FIELDS –•– The Highwaymen (United Artists)-10 (16)
19 11 HAPPY BIRTHDAY, SWEET SIXTEEN –•– Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)-12 (6)
20 42 CRYING IN THE RAIN –•– The Everly Brothers (Warner Brothers)-4 (20)
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21 16 UNCHAIN MY HEART –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-10 (9)
22 33 SHADRACK –•– Brook Benton (Mercury)-4 (22)
23 21 LET THERE BE DRUMS –•– Sandy Nelson (Imperial)-14 (7)
24 22 IF YOU GOTTA MAKE A FOOL OF SOMEBODY –•– James Ray (Caprice)-11 (22)
25 27 LETTER FULL OF TEARS –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Fury)-8 (25)
26 26 TWIST-HER –•– Bill Black’s Combo (Hi)-7 (26)
27 30 DO-RE-MI –•– Lee Dorsey (Fury)-7 (27)
28 41 SHE’S EVERYTHING (I Wanted You To Be) –•– Ral Donner (Gone)-6 (28)
29 31 MOON RIVER –•– Henry Mancini and His Orchestra (RCA Victor)-17 (11)
30 19 WHEN THE BOY IN YOUR ARMS (Is the Boy In Your Heart) –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-11 (10)
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31 24 DEAR IVAN –•– Jimmy Dean (Columbia)-5 (24)
32 28 TURN ON YOUR LOVE LIGHT –•– Bobby Bland (Duke)-9 (28)
33 39 SMOKY PLACES –•– The Corsairs Featuring Jay “Bird” Uzzell (Tuff)-6 (33)
34 50 I’M BLUE (The Gong-Gong Song) –•– The Ikettes (Atco)-4 (34)
35 36 MULTIPLICATION –•– Bobby Darin (Atco)-7 (35)
36 25 FUNNY HOW TIME SLIPS AWAY –•– Jimmy Elledge (RCA Victor)-12 (22)
37 35 TUFF –•– Ace Cannon (Hi)-6 (35)
38 29 SMALL SAD SAM –•– Phil McLean (Versatile)-9 (21)
39 34 POCKETFUL OF MIRACLES –•– Frank Sinatra (Reprise)-7 (34)
40 44 THE GREATEST HURT –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-4 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

44 38 POOR FOOL –•– Ike and Tina Turner (Sue)-10 (38)
45 37 GOODBYE CRUEL WORLD –•– James Darren (Colpix)-16 (3)
50 32 PLEASE MR. POSTMAN –•– The Marvelettes (Tamla)-22 (1)
55 40 THERE’S NO OTHER (Like My Baby) –•– The Crystals (Philles)-11 (20)

POWER PLAYS

41 69 THE CAJUN QUEEN –•– Jimmy Dean (Columbia)-2 (41)
42 47 GO ON HOME –•– Patti Page (Mercury)-6 (42)
43 56 LET ME IN –•– The Sensations (Argo)-5 (43)
46 63 CHIP CHIP –•– Gene McDaniels (Liberty)-3 (46)
47 61 TO A SLEEPING BEAUTY –•– Jimmy Dean (Columbia)-3 (47)
48 55 SURFER’S STOMP –•– The Mar-Kets (Liberty)-4 (48
49 43 ROCK-A-HULA BABY (“Twist” Special) –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-9 (23)

NEW THIS WEEK

66 — HER ROYAL MAJESTY –•– James Darren (Colpix)-1 (66)
70 — TWISTIN’ THE NIGHT AWAY –•– Sam Cooke (RCA Victor)-1 (70)
79 — MIDNIGHT IN MOSCOW –•– Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen (Kapp)-1 (79)
85 — OLIVER TWIST –•– Rod McKuen (Spiral)-2 (85)
90 — MIDNIGHT –•– Johnny Gibson (Big Top)-1 (90)
91 — MY MELANCHOLY BABY –•– The Marcels (Colpix)-1 (91)
92 — TEEN QUEEN OF THE WEEK –•– Freddy Cannon (Swan)-1 (92)
95 — ECSTASY –•– Ben E. King (Atco)-1 (95)
96 — LET ME CALL YOU SWEETHEART –•– Timi Yuro (Liberty)-1 (96)
97 — I SURRENDER, DEAR –•– Aretha Franklin (Columbia)-1 (97)
98 — LET’S GO –•– Floyd Cramer (RCA Victor)-1 (98)
99 — TEQUILA TWIST –•– The Champs (Challenge)-1 (99)
100 — SUGAR BABE –•– Buster Brown (Fire)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 10th February, 1962

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 PEPPERMINT TWIST (Part 1) –•– Joey Dee and the Starliters (Roulette)-12 (3 weeks at #1) (1)
2 7 DUKE OF EARL –•– Gene Chandler (Vee-Jay)-5 (2)
3 3 THE TWIST –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-31 (1)
4 2 CAN’T HELP FALLING IN LOVE –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-10 (2)
5 5 I KNOW (You Don’t Love Me No More) –•– Barbara George (A.F.O.)-13 (3)
6 4 NORMAN –•– Sue Thompson (Hickory)-10 (4)
7 6 THE WANDERER –•– Dion (Laurie)-10 (6)
8 9 BREAK IT TO ME GENTLY –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-5 (8)
9 12 A LITTLE BITTY TEAR –•– Burl Ives (Decca)-8 (9)
10 11 DEAR LADY TWIST –•– Gary (U.S.) Bonds (Legrand)-9 (10)
——
11 8 BABY IT’S YOU –•– The Shirelles (Scepter)-8 (8)
12 10 THE LION SLEEPS TONIGHT –•– The Tokens (RCA Victor)-13 (1)
13 18 COTTON FIELDS –•– The Highwaymen (United Artists)-11 (13)
14 20 CRYING IN THE RAIN –•– The Everly Brothers (Warner Brothers)-5 (14)
15 17 IRRESISTIBLE YOU –•– Bobby Darin (Atco)-9 (15)
16 14 WHEN I FALL IN LOVE –•– The Lettermen (Capitol)-12 (7)
17 13 TOWN WITHOUT PITY –•– Gene Pitney (Musicor)-15 (13)
18 15 RUN TO HIM –•– Bobby Vee (Liberty)-13 (2)
19 25 LETTER FULL OF TEARS –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Fury)-9 (19)
20 28 SHE’S EVERYTHING (I Wanted You To Be) –•– Ral Donner (Gone)-7 (20)
——
21 52 HEY! BABY –•– Bruce Channel (Smash)-3 (21)
22 22 SHADRACK –•– Brook Benton (Mercury)-5 (22)
23 16 WALK ON BY –•– Leroy Van Dyke (Mercury)-15 (5)
24 46 CHIP CHIP –•– Gene McDaniels (Liberty)-4 (24)
25 33 SMOKY PLACES –•– The Corsairs Featuring Jay “Bird” Uzzell (Tuff)-7 (25)
26 37 TUFF –•– Ace Cannon (Hi)-7 (26)
27 24 IF YOU GOTTA MAKE A FOOL OF SOMEBODY –•– James Ray (Caprice)-12 (22)
28 34 I’M BLUE (The Gong-Gong Song) –•– The Ikettes (Atco)-5 (28)
29 26 TWIST-HER –•– Bill Black’s Combo (Hi)-8 (26)
30 29 MOON RIVER –•– Henry Mancini and His Orchestra (RCA Victor)-18 (11)
——
31 27 DO-RE-MI –•– Lee Dorsey (Fury)-8 (27)
32 35 MULTIPLICATION –•– Bobby Darin (Atco)-8 (32)
33 23 LET THERE BE DRUMS –•– Sandy Nelson (Imperial)-15 (7)
34 41 THE CAJUN QUEEN –•– Jimmy Dean (Columbia)-3 (34)
35 43 LET ME IN –•– The Sensations (Argo)-6 (35)
36 21 UNCHAIN MY HEART –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-11 (9)
37 40 THE GREATEST HURT –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-5 (37)
38 19 HAPPY BIRTHDAY, SWEET SIXTEEN –•– Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)-13 (6)
39 36 FUNNY HOW TIME SLIPS AWAY –•– Jimmy Elledge (RCA Victor)-13 (22)
40 47 TO A SLEEPING BEAUTY –•– Jimmy Dean (Columbia)-4 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

43 31 DEAR IVAN –•– Jimmy Dean (Columbia)-6 (24)
53 39 POCKETFUL OF MIRACLES –•– Frank Sinatra (Reprise)-8 (34)
55 32 TURN ON YOUR LOVE LIGHT –•– Bobby Bland (Duke)-10 (28)
61 30 WHEN THE BOY IN YOUR ARMS (Is the Boy In Your Heart) –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-12 (10)
62 38 SMALL SAD SAM –•– Phil McLean (Versatile)-10 (21)

POWER PLAYS

41 48 SURFER’S STOMP –•– The Mar-Kets (Liberty)-5 (41)
42 58 MY BOOMERANG WON’T COME BACK –•– Charlie Drake (United Artists)-5 (42)
44 62 WHAT’S SO GOOD ABOUT GOOD-BY –•– The Miracles (Tamla)-5 (44)
45 53 PERCOLATOR (Twist) –•– Billy Joe and the Checkmates (Dore)-5 (45)
46 42 GO ON HOME –•– Patti Page (Mercury)-7 (42)
47 79 MIDNIGHT IN MOSCOW –•– Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen (Kapp)-2 (47)
48 56 CHATTANOOGA CHOO CHOO –•– Floyd Cramer (RCA Victor)-4 (48)
49 70 TWISTIN’ THE NIGHT AWAY –•– Sam Cooke (RCA Victor)-2 (49)
50 66 HER ROYAL MAJESTY –•– James Darren (Colpix)-2 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

66 — DON’T BREAK THE HEART THAT LOVES YOU –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-1 (66)
72 — WHAT’S YOUR NAME –•– Don and Juan (Big Top)-1 (72)
77 — DRUMS ARE MY BEAT –•– Sandy Nelson (Imperial)-1 (77)
79 — THE MAJESTIC –•– Dion (Laurie)-7 (36)
80 — B’WA NINA (Pretty Girl) –•– The Tokens (RCA Victor)-1 (80)
86 — TEARS AND LAUGHTER –•– Dinah Washington (Mercury)-1 (86)
91 — DO YOU KNOW HOW TO TWIST –•– Hank Ballard (King)-1 (91)
92 — BERMUDA –•– Linda Scott (Canadian American)-1 (92)
93 — AW SHUCKS, HUSH YOUR MOUTH –•– Jimmy Reed (Vee-Jay)-2 (93)
94 — ROUGH LOVER –•– Aretha Franklin (Columbia)-1 (94)
95 — SHIMMY, SHIMMY WALK (Part 1) –•– The Megatons (Checker)-2 (93)
96 — YESSIREE –•– Linda Scott (Congress)-1 (96)
98 — PICTURES IN THE FIRE –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-1 (98)
100 — STRANGE –•– Patsy Cline (Decca)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 17th February, 1962

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 2 DUKE OF EARL –•– Gene Chandler (Vee-Jay)-6 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 1 PEPPERMINT TWIST (Part 1) –•– Joey Dee and the Starliters (Roulette)-13 (1)
3 3 THE TWIST –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-32 (1)
4 6 NORMAN –•– Sue Thompson (Hickory)-11 (4)
5 7 THE WANDERER –•– Dion (Laurie)-11 (5)
6 8 BREAK IT TO ME GENTLY –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-6 (6)
7 5 I KNOW (You Don’t Love Me No More) –•– Barbara George (A.F.O.)-14 (3)
8 4 CAN’T HELP FALLING IN LOVE –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-11 (2)
9 14 CRYING IN THE RAIN –•– The Everly Brothers (Warner Brothers)-6 (9)
10 10 DEAR LADY TWIST –•– Gary (U.S.) Bonds (Legrand)-10 (10)
——
11 9 A LITTLE BITTY TEAR –•– Burl Ives (Decca)-9 (9)
12 11 BABY IT’S YOU –•– The Shirelles (Scepter)-9 (8)
13 21 HEY! BABY –•– Bruce Channel (Smash)-4 (13)
14 13 COTTON FIELDS –•– The Highwaymen (United Artists)-12 (13)
15 24 CHIP CHIP –•– Gene McDaniels (Liberty)-5 (15)
16 12 THE LION SLEEPS TONIGHT –•– The Tokens (RCA Victor)-14 (1)
17 15 IRRESISTIBLE YOU –•– Bobby Darin (Atco)-10 (15)
18 20 SHE’S EVERYTHING (I Wanted You To Be) –•– Ral Donner (Gone)-8 (18)
19 22 SHADRACK –•– Brook Benton (Mercury)-6 (19)
20 28 I’M BLUE (The Gong-Gong Song) –•– The Ikettes (Atco)-6 (20)
——
21 19 LETTER FULL OF TEARS –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Fury)-10 (19)
22 18 RUN TO HIM –•– Bobby Vee (Liberty)-14 (2)
23 17 TOWN WITHOUT PITY –•– Gene Pitney (Musicor)-16 (13)
24 16 WHEN I FALL IN LOVE –•– The Lettermen (Capitol)-13 (7)
25 34 THE CAJUN QUEEN –•– Jimmy Dean (Columbia)-4 (25)
26 26 TUFF –•– Ace Cannon (Hi)-8 (26)
27 35 LET ME IN –•– The Sensations (Argo)-7 (27)
28 25 SMOKY PLACES –•– The Corsairs Featuring Jay “Bird” Uzzell (Tuff)-8 (25)
29 47 MIDNIGHT IN MOSCOW –•– Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen (Kapp)-3 (29)
30 32 MULTIPLICATION –•– Bobby Darin (Atco)-9 (30)
——
31 50 HER ROYAL MAJESTY –•– James Darren (Colpix)-3 (31)
32 41 SURFER’S STOMP –•– The Mar-Kets (Liberty)-6 (32)
33 45 PERCOLATOR (Twist) –•– Billy Joe and the Checkmates (Dore)-6 (33)
34 37 THE GREATEST HURT –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-6 (34)
35 40 TO A SLEEPING BEAUTY –•– Jimmy Dean (Columbia)-5 (35)
36 30 MOON RIVER –•– Henry Mancini and His Orchestra (RCA Victor)-19 (11)
37 42 MY BOOMERANG WON’T COME BACK –•– Charlie Drake (United Artists)-6 (37)
38 49 TWISTIN’ THE NIGHT AWAY –•– Sam Cooke (RCA Victor)-3 (38)
39 31 DO-RE-MI –•– Lee Dorsey (Fury)-9 (27)
40 44 WHAT’S SO GOOD ABOUT GOOD-BY –•– The Miracles (Tamla)-6 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

41 29 TWIST-HER –•– Bill Black’s Combo (Hi)-9 (26)
44 27 IF YOU GOTTA MAKE A FOOL OF SOMEBODY –•– James Ray (Caprice)-13 (22)
52 33 LET THERE BE DRUMS –•– Sandy Nelson (Imperial)-16 (7)
54 23 WALK ON BY –•– Leroy Van Dyke (Mercury)-16 (5)
56 38 HAPPY BIRTHDAY, SWEET SIXTEEN –•– Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)-14 (6)
57 36 UNCHAIN MY HEART –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-12 (9)
69 39 FUNNY HOW TIME SLIPS AWAY –•– Jimmy Elledge (RCA Victor)-14 (22)

POWER PLAYS

42 60 SHE’S GOT YOU –•– Patsy Cline (Decca)-4 (42)
43 48 CHATTANOOGA CHOO CHOO –•– Floyd Cramer (RCA Victor)-5 (43)
45 51 I’LL SEE YOU IN MY DREAMS –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-4 (45)
46 66 DON’T BREAK THE HEART THAT LOVES YOU –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-2 (46)
47 72 WHAT’S YOUR NAME –•– Don and Juan (Big Top)-2 (47)
48 56 TWISTIN’ POSTMAN –•– The Marvelettes (Tamla)-4 (48)
49 59 LOST SOMEONE –•– James Brown and the Famous Flames (King)-9 (49)
50 54 AFRIKAAN BEAT –•– Bert Kaempfert (Decca)-5 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

64 — HEY, LET’S TWIST –•– Joey Dee and the Starliters (Roulette)-1 (64)
73 — COME BACK SILLY GIRL –•– The Lettermen (Capitol)-1 (73)
74 — OUR ANNIVERSARY –•– Shep and the Limelites (Hull)-1 (74)
77 — DREAM BABY (How Long Must I Dream) –•– Roy Orbison (Monument)-1 (77)
81 — WALK ON THE WILD SIDE –•– Brook Benton (Mercury)-1 (81)
83 — (I’ve Got) BONNIE –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-1 (83)
88 — CRY BABY CRY –•– The Angels (Caprice)-1 (88)
89 — POP-EYE –•– Huey Smith (Ace)-1 (89)
90 — LOSE HER –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-1 (90)
92 — LOVE IS THE SWEETEST THING –•– Saverio Saridis (Warner Brothers)-3 (86)
93 — SURFIN’ –•– The Beach Boys (Candix)-1 (93)
94 — IT’S MAGIC –•– The Platters (Mercury)-1 (94)
98 — JOEY BABY –•– Anita and th’ So-and-So’s (RCA Victor)-1 (98)
99 — GROWING CLOSER TOGETHER –•– The Impressions (ABC-Paramount)-1 (99)
100 — SOUL TWIST –•– King Curtis and the Noble Knights (Enjoy)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 24th February, 1962

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 DUKE OF EARL –•– Gene Chandler (Vee-Jay)-7 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 5 THE WANDERER –•– Dion (Laurie)-12 (2)
3 4 NORMAN –•– Sue Thompson (Hickory)-12 (3)
4 3 THE TWIST –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-33 (1)
5 13 HEY! BABY –•– Bruce Channel (Smash)-5 (5)
6 6 BREAK IT TO ME GENTLY –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-7 (6)
7 2 PEPPERMINT TWIST (Part 1) –•– Joey Dee and the Starliters (Roulette)-14 (1)
8 9 CRYING IN THE RAIN –•– The Everly Brothers (Warner Brothers)-7 (8)
9 10 DEAR LADY TWIST –•– Gary (U.S.) Bonds (Legrand)-11 (9)
10 11 A LITTLE BITTY TEAR –•– Burl Ives (Decca)-10 (9)
——
11 15 CHIP CHIP –•– Gene McDaniels (Liberty)-6 (11)
12 8 CAN’T HELP FALLING IN LOVE –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-12 (2)
13 14 COTTON FIELDS –•– The Highwaymen (United Artists)-13 (13)
14 12 BABY IT’S YOU –•– The Shirelles (Scepter)-10 (8)
15 7 I KNOW (You Don’t Love Me No More) –•– Barbara George (A.F.O.)-15 (3)
16 29 MIDNIGHT IN MOSCOW –•– Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen (Kapp)-4 (16)
17 27 LET ME IN –•– The Sensations (Argo)-8 (17)
18 26 TUFF –•– Ace Cannon (Hi)-9 (18)
19 33 PERCOLATOR (Twist) –•– Billy Joe and the Checkmates (Dore)-7 (19)
20 20 I’M BLUE (The Gong-Gong Song) –•– The Ikettes (Atco)-7 (20)
——
21 31 HER ROYAL MAJESTY –•– James Darren (Colpix)-4 (21)
22 25 THE CAJUN QUEEN –•– Jimmy Dean (Columbia)-5 (22)
23 46 DON’T BREAK THE HEART THAT LOVES YOU –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-3 (23)
24 28 SMOKY PLACES –•– The Corsairs Featuring Jay “Bird” Uzzell (Tuff)-9 (24)
25 37 MY BOOMERANG WON’T COME BACK –•– Charlie Drake (United Artists)-7 (25)
26 47 WHAT’S YOUR NAME –•– Don and Juan (Big Top)-3 (26)
27 19 SHADRACK –•– Brook Benton (Mercury)-7 (19)
28 18 SHE’S EVERYTHING (I Wanted You To Be) –•– Ral Donner (Gone)-9 (18)
29 35 TO A SLEEPING BEAUTY –•– Jimmy Dean (Columbia)-6 (29)
30 17 IRRESISTIBLE YOU –•– Bobby Darin (Atco)-11 (15)
——
31 32 SURFER’S STOMP –•– The Mar-Kets (Liberty)-7 (31)
32 23 TOWN WITHOUT PITY –•– Gene Pitney (Musicor)-17 (13)
33 38 TWISTIN’ THE NIGHT AWAY –•– Sam Cooke (RCA Victor)-4 (33)
34 34 THE GREATEST HURT –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-7 (34)
35 40 WHAT’S SO GOOD ABOUT GOOD-BY –•– The Miracles (Tamla)-7 (35)
36 42 SHE’S GOT YOU –•– Patsy Cline (Decca)-5 (36)
37 21 LETTER FULL OF TEARS –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Fury)-11 (19)
38 43 CHATTANOOGA CHOO CHOO –•– Floyd Cramer (RCA Victor)-6 (38)
39 16 THE LION SLEEPS TONIGHT –•– The Tokens (RCA Victor)-15 (1)
40 45 I’LL SEE YOU IN MY DREAMS –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-5 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

42 36 MOON RIVER –•– Henry Mancini and His Orchestra (RCA Victor)-20 (11)
47 30 MULTIPLICATION –•– Bobby Darin (Atco)-10 (30)
49 22 RUN TO HIM –•– Bobby Vee (Liberty)-15 (2)
54 24 WHEN I FALL IN LOVE –•– The Lettermen (Capitol)-14 (7)

POWER PLAYS

41 55 DRUMS ARE MY BEAT –•– Sandy Nelson (Imperial)-3 (41)
43 50 AFRIKAAN BEAT –•– Bert Kaempfert (Decca)-6 (43)
44 48 TWISTIN’ POSTMAN –•– The Marvelettes (Tamla)-5 (44)
45 51 WHERE HAVE ALL THE FLOWERS GONE –•– The Kingston Trio (Capitol)-6 (45)
46 64 HEY, LET’S TWIST –•– Joey Dee and the Starliters (Roulette)-2 (46)
48 49 LOST SOMEONE –•– James Brown and the Famous Flames (King)-10 (48)
50 53 HE KNOWS I LOVE HIM TOO MUCH –•– The Paris Sisters (Gregmark)-5 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

64 — YOU WIN AGAIN –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-1 (64)
68 — SO DEEP –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-4 (52)
75 — THE BIRTH OF THE BEAT –•– Sandy Nelson (Imperial)-1 (75)
80 — YES INDEED –•– Pete Fountain (Coral)-1 (80)
81 — PLEASE DON’T ASK ABOUT BARBARA –•– Bobby Vee (Liberty)-1 (81)
82 — PICTURES IN THE FIRE –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-2 (82)
84 — LOVE LETTERS –•– Ketty Lester (Era)-1 (84)
85 — LOVE ME WARM AND TENDER –•– Paul Anka (RCA Victor)-1 (85)
86 — SOMETHING’S GOT A HOLD ON ME –•– Etta James (Argo)-1 (86)
87 — YOU BETTER MOVE ON –•– Arthur Alexander (Dot)-1 (87)
92 — I CAN’T SAY GOODBYE –•– Bobby Vee (Liberty)-1 (92)
94 — WHEN MY LITTLE GIRL IS SMILING –•– The Drifters (Atlantic)-1 (94)
96 — THE WHITE ROSE OF ATHENS –•– David Carroll and His Orchestra (Mercury)-1 (96)
97 — AW SHUCKS, HUSH YOUR MOUTH –•– Jimmy Reed (Vee-Jay)-3 (93)
98 — THE BALLAD OF THUNDER ROAD –•– Robert Mitchum (Capitol)-12 (62)
99 — POPEYE JOE –•– Ernie K-Doe (Minit)-1 (99)
100 — DEAR ONE –•– Larry Finnegan (Old Town)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 3rd March, 1962

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 DUKE OF EARL –•– Gene Chandler (Vee-Jay)-8 (3 weeks at #1) (1)
2 5 HEY! BABY –•– Bruce Channel (Smash)-6 (2)
3 2 THE WANDERER –•– Dion (Laurie)-13 (2)
4 6 BREAK IT TO ME GENTLY –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-8 (4)
5 4 THE TWIST –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-34 (1)
6 8 CRYING IN THE RAIN –•– The Everly Brothers (Warner Brothers)-8 (6)
7 3 NORMAN –•– Sue Thompson (Hickory)-13 (3)
8 16 MIDNIGHT IN MOSCOW –•– Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen (Kapp)-5 (8)
9 7 PEPPERMINT TWIST (Part 1) –•– Joey Dee and the Starliters (Roulette)-15 (1)
10 11 CHIP CHIP –•– Gene McDaniels (Liberty)-7 (10)
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11 9 DEAR LADY TWIST –•– Gary (U.S.) Bonds (Legrand)-12 (9)
12 17 LET ME IN –•– The Sensations (Argo)-9 (12)
13 23 DON’T BREAK THE HEART THAT LOVES YOU –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-4 (13)
14 10 A LITTLE BITTY TEAR –•– Burl Ives (Decca)-11 (9)
15 14 BABY IT’S YOU –•– The Shirelles (Scepter)-11 (8)
16 21 HER ROYAL MAJESTY –•– James Darren (Colpix)-5 (16)
17 19 PERCOLATOR (Twist) –•– Billy Joe and the Checkmates (Dore)-8 (17)
18 18 TUFF –•– Ace Cannon (Hi)-10 (18)
19 20 I’M BLUE (The Gong-Gong Song) –•– The Ikettes (Atco)-8 (19)
20 26 WHAT’S YOUR NAME –•– Don and Juan (Big Top)-4 (20)
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21 24 SMOKY PLACES –•– The Corsairs Featuring Jay “Bird” Uzzell (Tuff)-10 (21)
22 25 MY BOOMERANG WON’T COME BACK –•– Charlie Drake (United Artists)-8 (22)
23 15 I KNOW (You Don’t Love Me No More) –•– Barbara George (A.F.O.)-16 (3)
24 22 THE CAJUN QUEEN –•– Jimmy Dean (Columbia)-6 (22)
25 13 COTTON FIELDS –•– The Highwaymen (United Artists)-14 (13)
26 29 TO A SLEEPING BEAUTY –•– Jimmy Dean (Columbia)-7 (26)
27 33 TWISTIN’ THE NIGHT AWAY –•– Sam Cooke (RCA Victor)-5 (27)
28 36 SHE’S GOT YOU –•– Patsy Cline (Decca)-6 (28)
29 12 CAN’T HELP FALLING IN LOVE –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-13 (2)
30 53 DREAM BABY (How Long Must I Dream) –•– Roy Orbison (Monument)-3 (30)
——
31 46 HEY, LET’S TWIST –•– Joey Dee and the Starliters (Roulette)-3 (31)
32 40 I’LL SEE YOU IN MY DREAMS –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-6 (32)
33 31 SURFER’S STOMP –•– The Mar-Kets (Liberty)-8 (31)
34 44 TWISTIN’ POSTMAN –•– The Marvelettes (Tamla)-6 (34)
35 41 DRUMS ARE MY BEAT –•– Sandy Nelson (Imperial)-4 (35)
36 38 CHATTANOOGA CHOO CHOO –•– Floyd Cramer (RCA Victor)-7 (36)
37 30 IRRESISTIBLE YOU –•– Bobby Darin (Atco)-12 (15)
38 45 WHERE HAVE ALL THE FLOWERS GONE –•– The Kingston Trio (Capitol)-7 (38)
39 50 HE KNOWS I LOVE HIM TOO MUCH –•– The Paris Sisters (Gregmark)-6 (39)
40 52 (Do the New) CONTINENTAL –•– The Dovells (Parkway)-6 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

43 35 WHAT’S SO GOOD ABOUT GOOD-BY –•– The Miracles (Tamla)-8 (35)
46 27 SHADRACK –•– Brook Benton (Mercury)-8 (19)
48 32 TOWN WITHOUT PITY –•– Gene Pitney (Musicor)-18 (13)
49 28 SHE’S EVERYTHING (I Wanted You To Be) –•– Ral Donner (Gone)-10 (18)
50 34 THE GREATEST HURT –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-8 (34)
62 37 LETTER FULL OF TEARS –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Fury)-12 (19)

POWER PLAYS

41 58 COME BACK SILLY GIRL –•– The Lettermen (Capitol)-3 (41)
42 56 JAMIE –•– Eddie Holland (Motown)-7 (42)
44 57 LIZZIE BORDEN –•– The Chad Mitchell Trio (Kapp)-6 (44)
45 66 (I’ve Got) BONNIE –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-3 (45)
47 43 AFRIKAAN BEAT –•– Bert Kaempfert (Decca)-7 (43)

NEW THIS WEEK

60 — SLOW TWISTIN’ –•– Chubby Checker (with Dee Dee Sharp) (Parkway)-1 (60)
76 — NUT ROCKER –•– B. Bumble and the Stingers (Rendezvous)-1 (76)
77 — MASHED POTATO TIME –•– Dee Dee Sharp (Cameo)-1 (77)
79 — THE ALVIN TWIST –•– The Chipmunks with David Seville (Liberty)-1 (79)
81 — JOHNNY ANGEL –•– Shelley Fabares (Colpix)-1 (81)
84 — YOUNG WORLD –•– Rick Nelson (Imperial)-1 (84)
88 — DO YOU KNOW HOW TO TWIST –•– Hank Ballard (King)-3 (88)
89 — LOVER PLEASE –•– Clyde McPhatter (Mercury)-1 (89)
90 — SHE CAN’T FIND HER KEYS –•– Paul Petersen (Colpix)-1 (90)
93 — IDA JANE –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-1 (93)
94 — BABY IT’S COLD OUTSIDE –•– Ray Charles and Betty Carter (ABC-Paramount)-1 (94)
95 — PATTI ANN –•– Johnny Crawford (Del-Fi)-1 (95)
98 — MIDNIGHT SPECIAL (Part 1) –•– Jimmy Smith (Blue Note)-1 (98)
99 — LOLLIPOPS AND ROSES –•– Jack Jones (Kapp)-1 (99)
100 — (Quarter To Four) STOMP –•– The Stompers (Landa)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 10th March, 1962

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 2 HEY! BABY –•– Bruce Channel (Smash)-7 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 1 DUKE OF EARL –•– Gene Chandler (Vee-Jay)-9 (1)
3 8 MIDNIGHT IN MOSCOW –•– Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen (Kapp)-6 (3)
4 13 DON’T BREAK THE HEART THAT LOVES YOU –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-5 (4)
5 12 LET ME IN –•– The Sensations (Argo)-10 (5)
6 6 CRYING IN THE RAIN –•– The Everly Brothers (Warner Brothers)-9 (6)
7 4 BREAK IT TO ME GENTLY –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-9 (4)
8 16 HER ROYAL MAJESTY –•– James Darren (Colpix)-6 (8)
9 3 THE WANDERER –•– Dion (Laurie)-14 (2)
10 20 WHAT’S YOUR NAME –•– Don and Juan (Big Top)-5 (10)
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11 11 DEAR LADY TWIST –•– Gary (U.S.) Bonds (Legrand)-13 (9)
12 17 PERCOLATOR (Twist) –•– Billy Joe and the Checkmates (Dore)-9 (12)
13 5 THE TWIST –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-35 (1)
14 10 CHIP CHIP –•– Gene McDaniels (Liberty)-8 (10)
15 7 NORMAN –•– Sue Thompson (Hickory)-14 (3)
16 21 SMOKY PLACES –•– The Corsairs Featuring Jay “Bird” Uzzell (Tuff)-11 (16)
17 18 TUFF –•– Ace Cannon (Hi)-11 (17)
18 9 PEPPERMINT TWIST (Part 1) –•– Joey Dee and the Starliters (Roulette)-16 (1)
19 15 BABY IT’S YOU –•– The Shirelles (Scepter)-12 (8)
20 28 SHE’S GOT YOU –•– Patsy Cline (Decca)-7 (20)
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21 27 TWISTIN’ THE NIGHT AWAY –•– Sam Cooke (RCA Victor)-6 (21)
22 31 HEY, LET’S TWIST –•– Joey Dee and the Starliters (Roulette)-4 (22)
23 30 DREAM BABY (How Long Must I Dream) –•– Roy Orbison (Monument)-4 (23)
24 22 MY BOOMERANG WON’T COME BACK –•– Charlie Drake (United Artists)-9 (22)
25 19 I’M BLUE (The Gong-Gong Song) –•– The Ikettes (Atco)-9 (19)
26 14 A LITTLE BITTY TEAR –•– Burl Ives (Decca)-12 (9)
27 25 COTTON FIELDS –•– The Highwaymen (United Artists)-15 (13)
28 26 TO A SLEEPING BEAUTY –•– Jimmy Dean (Columbia)-8 (26)
29 38 WHERE HAVE ALL THE FLOWERS GONE –•– The Kingston Trio (Capitol)-8 (29)
30 24 THE CAJUN QUEEN –•– Jimmy Dean (Columbia)-7 (22)
——
31 41 COME BACK SILLY GIRL –•– The Lettermen (Capitol)-4 (31)
32 42 JAMIE –•– Eddie Holland (Motown)-8 (32)
33 35 DRUMS ARE MY BEAT –•– Sandy Nelson (Imperial)-5 (33)
34 39 HE KNOWS I LOVE HIM TOO MUCH –•– The Paris Sisters (Gregmark)-7 (34)
35 45 (I’ve Got) BONNIE –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-4 (35)
36 60 SLOW TWISTIN’ –•– Chubby Checker (with Dee Dee Sharp) (Parkway)-2 (36)
37 40 (Do the New) CONTINENTAL –•– The Dovells (Parkway)-7 (37)
38 32 I’LL SEE YOU IN MY DREAMS –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-7 (32)
39 67 LOVE LETTERS –•– Ketty Lester (Era)-3 (39)
40 29 CAN’T HELP FALLING IN LOVE –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-14 (2)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

41 23 I KNOW (You Don’t Love Me No More) –•– Barbara George (A.F.O.)-17 (3)
43 34 TWISTIN’ POSTMAN –•– The Marvelettes (Tamla)-7 (34)
48 36 CHATTANOOGA CHOO CHOO –•– Floyd Cramer (RCA Victor)-8 (36)
59 37 IRRESISTIBLE YOU –•– Bobby Darin (Atco)-13 (15)

POWER PLAYS

42 47 AFRIKAAN BEAT –•– Bert Kaempfert (Decca)-8 (42)
44 54 YOU WIN AGAIN –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-3 (44)
45 57 PLEASE DON’T ASK ABOUT BARBARA –•– Bobby Vee (Liberty)-3 (45)
46 52 CRY TO ME –•– Solomon Burke (Atlantic)-7 (46)
47 64 LOVE ME WARM AND TENDER –•– Paul Anka (RCA Victor)-3 (47)
49 77 MASHED POTATO TIME –•– Dee Dee Sharp (Cameo)-2 (49)
50 81 JOHNNY ANGEL –•– Shelley Fabares (Colpix)-2 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

75 — IF A WOMAN ANSWERS (Hang Up the Phone) –•– Leroy Van Dyke (Mercury)-1 (75)
86 — ANNIE GET YOUR YO-YO –•– Little Junior Parker (Duke)-1 (86)
89 — ROLY POLY –•– Joey Dee and the Starliters (Roulette)-1 (89)
95 — SUMMERTIME –•– Rick Nelson (Imperial)-1 (95)
96 — GINNY COME LATELY –•– Brian Hyland (ABC-Paramount)-1 (96)
97 — DUCHESS OF EARL –•– The Pearlettes (Vee-Jay)-1 (97)
98 — A GIRL HAS TO KNOW –•– The G-Clefs (Terrace)-1 (98)
99 — AMOR –•– Roger Williams (Kapp)-1 (99)
100 — THE RAINS CAME –•– Big Sambo and the House Wreckers (Eric)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 17th March, 1962

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 HEY! BABY –•– Bruce Channel (Smash)-8 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 3 MIDNIGHT IN MOSCOW –•– Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen (Kapp)-7 (2)
3 4 DON’T BREAK THE HEART THAT LOVES YOU –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-6 (3)
4 5 LET ME IN –•– The Sensations (Argo)-11 (4)
5 2 DUKE OF EARL –•– Gene Chandler (Vee-Jay)-10 (1)
6 8 HER ROYAL MAJESTY –•– James Darren (Colpix)-7 (6)
7 10 WHAT’S YOUR NAME –•– Don and Juan (Big Top)-6 (7)
8 6 CRYING IN THE RAIN –•– The Everly Brothers (Warner Brothers)-10 (6)
9 7 BREAK IT TO ME GENTLY –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-10 (4)
10 12 PERCOLATOR (Twist) –•– Billy Joe and the Checkmates (Dore)-10 (10)
——
11 9 THE WANDERER –•– Dion (Laurie)-15 (2)
12 16 SMOKY PLACES –•– The Corsairs Featuring Jay “Bird” Uzzell (Tuff)-12 (12)
13 21 TWISTIN’ THE NIGHT AWAY –•– Sam Cooke (RCA Victor)-7 (13)
14 36 SLOW TWISTIN’ –•– Chubby Checker (with Dee Dee Sharp) (Parkway)-3 (14)
15 11 DEAR LADY TWIST –•– Gary (U.S.) Bonds (Legrand)-14 (9)
16 20 SHE’S GOT YOU –•– Patsy Cline (Decca)-8 (16)
17 17 TUFF –•– Ace Cannon (Hi)-12 (17)
18 23 DREAM BABY (How Long Must I Dream) –•– Roy Orbison (Monument)-5 (18)
19 14 CHIP CHIP –•– Gene McDaniels (Liberty)-9 (10)
20 22 HEY, LET’S TWIST –•– Joey Dee and the Starliters (Roulette)-5 (20)
——
21 24 MY BOOMERANG WON’T COME BACK –•– Charlie Drake (United Artists)-10 (21)
22 35 (I’ve Got) BONNIE –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-5 (22)
23 39 LOVE LETTERS –•– Ketty Lester (Era)-4 (23)
24 13 THE TWIST –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-36 (1)
25 29 WHERE HAVE ALL THE FLOWERS GONE –•– The Kingston Trio (Capitol)-9 (25)
26 15 NORMAN –•– Sue Thompson (Hickory)-15 (3)
27 31 COME BACK SILLY GIRL –•– The Lettermen (Capitol)-5 (27)
28 50 JOHNNY ANGEL –•– Shelley Fabares (Colpix)-3 (28)
29 33 DRUMS ARE MY BEAT –•– Sandy Nelson (Imperial)-6 (29)
30 27 COTTON FIELDS –•– The Highwaymen (United Artists)-16 (13)
——
31 32 JAMIE –•– Eddie Holland (Motown)-9 (31)
32 49 MASHED POTATO TIME –•– Dee Dee Sharp (Cameo)-3 (32)
33 25 I’M BLUE (The Gong-Gong Song) –•– The Ikettes (Atco)-10 (19)
34 34 HE KNOWS I LOVE HIM TOO MUCH –•– The Paris Sisters (Gregmark)-8 (34)
35 45 PLEASE DON’T ASK ABOUT BARBARA –•– Bobby Vee (Liberty)-4 (35)
36 47 LOVE ME WARM AND TENDER –•– Paul Anka (RCA Victor)-4 (36)
37 58 YOUNG WORLD –•– Rick Nelson (Imperial)-3 (37)
38 26 A LITTLE BITTY TEAR –•– Burl Ives (Decca)-13 (9)
39 44 YOU WIN AGAIN –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-4 (39)
40 19 BABY IT’S YOU –•– The Shirelles (Scepter)-13 (8)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

41 18 PEPPERMINT TWIST (Part 1) –•– Joey Dee and the Starliters (Roulette)-17 (1)
42 37 (Do the New) CONTINENTAL –•– The Dovells (Parkway)-8 (37)
43 30 THE CAJUN QUEEN –•– Jimmy Dean (Columbia)-8 (22)
45 38 I’LL SEE YOU IN MY DREAMS –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-8 (32)
54 28 TO A SLEEPING BEAUTY –•– Jimmy Dean (Columbia)-9 (26)

POWER PLAYS

44 46 CRY TO ME –•– Solomon Burke (Atlantic)-8 (44)
46 43 TWISTIN’ POSTMAN –•– The Marvelettes (Tamla)-8 (34)
47 54 WALK ON THE WILD SIDE –•– Brook Benton (Mercury)-5 (47)
48 41 I KNOW (You Don’t Love Me No More) –•– Barbara George (A.F.O.)-18 (3)
49 60 YOU BETTER MOVE ON –•– Arthur Alexander (Dot)-4 (49)
50 42 AFRIKAAN BEAT –•– Bert Kaempfert (Decca)-9 (42)

NEW THIS WEEK

51 — GOOD LUCK CHARM –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-1 (51)
70 — ANYTHING THAT’S PART OF YOU –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-1 (70)
72 — TELL ME –•– Dick and DeeDee (Liberty)-1 (72)
75 — SHE CRIED –•– Jay and the Americans (United Artists)-1 (75)
78 — SOUL TWIST –•– King Curtis and the Noble Knights (Enjoy)-2 (78)
79 — LA PALOMA TWIST –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-1 (79)
80 — STRANGER ON THE SHORE –•– Mr. Acker Bilk (Atco)-1 (80)
81 — MASHED POTATOES (Part 1) –•– Steve Alaimo (Checker)-1 (81)
83 — CINDERELLA –•– Jack Ross (Dot)-1 (83)
85 — THE JAM (Part 1) –•– Bobby Gregg and His Friends (Cotton)-1 (85)
88 — THE WHITE ROSE OF ATHENS –•– David Carroll and His Orchestra (Mercury)-2 (88)
90 — MEMORIES OF MARIA –•– Jerry Byrd (Monument)-1 (90)
91 — TWO OF A KIND –•– Sue Thompson (Hickory)-1 (91)
92 — TEEN QUEEN OF THE WEEK –•– Freddy Cannon (Swan)-2 (92)
94 — CHAPEL BY THE SEA –•– Billy Vaughn and His Orchestra (Dot)-1 (94)
95 — JOHNNY JINGO –•– Hayley Mills (Buena Vista)-1 (95)
98 — SMILE –•– Ferrante and Teicher (United Artists)-1 (98)
99 — THE MOON WAS YELLOW –•– Frank Sinatra (Capitol)-1 (99)
100 — SWEET THURSDAY –•– Johnny Mathis (Columbia)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 24th March, 1962

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 HEY! BABY –•– Bruce Channel (Smash)-9 (3 weeks at #1) (1)
2 3 DON’T BREAK THE HEART THAT LOVES YOU –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-7 (2)
3 2 MIDNIGHT IN MOSCOW –•– Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen (Kapp)-8 (2)
4 4 LET ME IN –•– The Sensations (Argo)-12 (4)
5 5 DUKE OF EARL –•– Gene Chandler (Vee-Jay)-11 (1)
6 18 DREAM BABY (How Long Must I Dream) –•– Roy Orbison (Monument)-6 (6)
7 14 SLOW TWISTIN’ –•– Chubby Checker (with Dee Dee Sharp) (Parkway)-4 (7)
8 7 WHAT’S YOUR NAME –•– Don and Juan (Big Top)-7 (7)
9 13 TWISTIN’ THE NIGHT AWAY –•– Sam Cooke (RCA Victor)-8 (9)
10 6 HER ROYAL MAJESTY –•– James Darren (Colpix)-8 (6)
——
11 28 JOHNNY ANGEL –•– Shelley Fabares (Colpix)-4 (11)
12 23 LOVE LETTERS –•– Ketty Lester (Era)-5 (12)
13 8 CRYING IN THE RAIN –•– The Everly Brothers (Warner Brothers)-11 (6)
14 51 GOOD LUCK CHARM –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-2 (14)
15 16 SHE’S GOT YOU –•– Patsy Cline (Decca)-9 (15)
16 37 YOUNG WORLD –•– Rick Nelson (Imperial)-4 (16)
17 10 PERCOLATOR (Twist) –•– Billy Joe and the Checkmates (Dore)-11 (10)
18 9 BREAK IT TO ME GENTLY –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-11 (4)
19 11 THE WANDERER –•– Dion (Laurie)-16 (2)
20 12 SMOKY PLACES –•– The Corsairs Featuring Jay “Bird” Uzzell (Tuff)-13 (12)
——
21 17 TUFF –•– Ace Cannon (Hi)-13 (17)
22 35 PLEASE DON’T ASK ABOUT BARBARA –•– Bobby Vee (Liberty)-5 (22)
23 36 LOVE ME WARM AND TENDER –•– Paul Anka (RCA Victor)-5 (23)
24 27 COME BACK SILLY GIRL –•– The Lettermen (Capitol)-6 (24)
25 25 WHERE HAVE ALL THE FLOWERS GONE –•– The Kingston Trio (Capitol)-10 (25)
26 32 MASHED POTATO TIME –•– Dee Dee Sharp (Cameo)-4 (26)
27 15 DEAR LADY TWIST –•– Gary (U.S.) Bonds (Legrand)-15 (9)
28 22 (I’ve Got) BONNIE –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-6 (22)
29 19 CHIP CHIP –•– Gene McDaniels (Liberty)-10 (10)
30 31 JAMIE –•– Eddie Holland (Motown)-10 (30)
——
31 21 MY BOOMERANG WON’T COME BACK –•– Charlie Drake (United Artists)-11 (21)
32 24 THE TWIST –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-37 (1)
33 39 YOU WIN AGAIN –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-5 (33)
34 29 DRUMS ARE MY BEAT –•– Sandy Nelson (Imperial)-7 (29)
35 56 LOVER PLEASE –•– Clyde McPhatter (Mercury)-4 (35)
36 30 COTTON FIELDS –•– The Highwaymen (United Artists)-17 (13)
37 33 I’M BLUE (The Gong-Gong Song) –•– The Ikettes (Atco)-11 (19)
38 26 NORMAN –•– Sue Thompson (Hickory)-16 (3)
39 52 WHEN MY LITTLE GIRL IS SMILING –•– The Drifters (Atlantic)-5 (39)
40 20 HEY, LET’S TWIST –•– Joey Dee and the Starliters (Roulette)-6 (20)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

41 34 HE KNOWS I LOVE HIM TOO MUCH –•– The Paris Sisters (Gregmark)-9 (34)
46 40 BABY IT’S YOU –•– The Shirelles (Scepter)-14 (8)
54 38 A LITTLE BITTY TEAR –•– Burl Ives (Decca)-14 (9)

POWER PLAYS

42 49 YOU BETTER MOVE ON –•– Arthur Alexander (Dot)-5 (42)
43 47 WALK ON THE WILD SIDE –•– Brook Benton (Mercury)-6 (43)
44 55 SOMETHING’S GOT A HOLD ON ME –•– Etta James (Argo)-5 (44)
45 59 IF A WOMAN ANSWERS (Hang Up the Phone) –•– Leroy Van Dyke (Mercury)-3 (45)
47 44 CRY TO ME –•– Solomon Burke (Atlantic)-9 (44)
48 62 NUT ROCKER –•– B. Bumble and the Stingers (Rendezvous)-4 (48)
49 61 SHE CAN’T FIND HER KEYS –•– Paul Petersen (Colpix)-4 (49)
50 68 DEAR ONE –•– Larry Finnegan (Old Town)-5 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

63 — SOLDIER BOY –•– The Shirelles (Scepter)-1 (63)
68 — SHOUT (Part 1) –•– Joey Dee and the Starliters (Roulette)-1 (68)
85 — MOMENTS –•– Jennell Hawkins (Amazon)-1 (85)
90 — TRA LA LA LA LA –•– Ike and Tina Turner (Sue)-1 (90)
91 — WHAT AM I SUPPOSED TO DO –•– Ann-Margret (RCA Victor)-1 (91)
93 — THE ONE WHO REALLY LOVES YOU –•– Mary Wells (Motown)-1 (93)
94 — SHOUT (Part 1) –•– The Isley Brothers (RCA Victor)-10 (47)
96 — GUITAR BOOGIE SHUFFLE TWIST –•– The Virtues (Sure)-1 (96)
97 — (What a Sad Way) TO LOVE SOMEONE –•– Ral Donner (Gone)-1 (97)
98 — STARDUST –•– Frank Sinatra (Reprise)-1 (98)
99 — THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF THE YOUNG –•– Andy Williams (Columbia)-1 (99)
100 — YOU ARE MINE –•– Frankie Avalon (Chancellor)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 31st March, 1962

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 2 DON’T BREAK THE HEART THAT LOVES YOU –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-8 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 1 HEY! BABY –•– Bruce Channel (Smash)-10 (1)
3 11 JOHNNY ANGEL –•– Shelley Fabares (Colpix)-5 (3)
4 6 DREAM BABY (How Long Must I Dream) –•– Roy Orbison (Monument)-7 (4)
5 3 MIDNIGHT IN MOSCOW –•– Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen (Kapp)-9 (2)
6 7 SLOW TWISTIN’ –•– Chubby Checker (with Dee Dee Sharp) (Parkway)-5 (6)
7 8 WHAT’S YOUR NAME –•– Don and Juan (Big Top)-8 (7)
8 4 LET ME IN –•– The Sensations (Argo)-13 (4)
9 14 GOOD LUCK CHARM –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-3 (9)
10 9 TWISTIN’ THE NIGHT AWAY –•– Sam Cooke (RCA Victor)-9 (9)
——
11 12 LOVE LETTERS –•– Ketty Lester (Era)-6 (11)
12 16 YOUNG WORLD –•– Rick Nelson (Imperial)-5 (12)
13 5 DUKE OF EARL –•– Gene Chandler (Vee-Jay)-12 (1)
14 15 SHE’S GOT YOU –•– Patsy Cline (Decca)-10 (14)
15 26 MASHED POTATO TIME –•– Dee Dee Sharp (Cameo)-5 (15)
16 23 LOVE ME WARM AND TENDER –•– Paul Anka (RCA Victor)-6 (16)
17 24 COME BACK SILLY GIRL –•– The Lettermen (Capitol)-7 (17)
18 10 HER ROYAL MAJESTY –•– James Darren (Colpix)-9 (6)
19 22 PLEASE DON’T ASK ABOUT BARBARA –•– Bobby Vee (Liberty)-6 (19)
20 35 LOVER PLEASE –•– Clyde McPhatter (Mercury)-5 (20)
——
21 28 (I’ve Got) BONNIE –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-7 (21)
22 25 WHERE HAVE ALL THE FLOWERS GONE –•– The Kingston Trio (Capitol)-11 (22)
23 33 YOU WIN AGAIN –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-6 (23)
24 13 CRYING IN THE RAIN –•– The Everly Brothers (Warner Brothers)-12 (6)
25 19 THE WANDERER –•– Dion (Laurie)-17 (2)
26 18 BREAK IT TO ME GENTLY –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-12 (4)
27 21 TUFF –•– Ace Cannon (Hi)-14 (17)
28 20 SMOKY PLACES –•– The Corsairs Featuring Jay “Bird” Uzzell (Tuff)-14 (12)
29 17 PERCOLATOR (Twist) –•– Billy Joe and the Checkmates (Dore)-12 (10)
30 48 NUT ROCKER –•– B. Bumble and the Stingers (Rendezvous)-5 (30)
——
31 42 YOU BETTER MOVE ON –•– Arthur Alexander (Dot)-6 (31)
32 50 DEAR ONE –•– Larry Finnegan (Old Town)-6 (32)
33 30 JAMIE –•– Eddie Holland (Motown)-11 (30)
34 63 SOLDIER BOY –•– The Shirelles (Scepter)-2 (34)
35 39 WHEN MY LITTLE GIRL IS SMILING –•– The Drifters (Atlantic)-6 (35)
36 68 SHOUT (Part 1) –•– Joey Dee and the Starliters (Roulette)-2 (36)
37 45 IF A WOMAN ANSWERS (Hang Up the Phone) –•– Leroy Van Dyke (Mercury)-4 (37)
38 49 SHE CAN’T FIND HER KEYS –•– Paul Petersen (Colpix)-5 (38)
39 44 SOMETHING’S GOT A HOLD ON ME –•– Etta James (Argo)-6 (39)
40 51 THE ALVIN TWIST –•– The Chipmunks with David Seville (Liberty)-5 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

44 32 THE TWIST –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-38 (1)
45 37 I’M BLUE (The Gong-Gong Song) –•– The Ikettes (Atco)-12 (19)
49 27 DEAR LADY TWIST –•– Gary (U.S.) Bonds (Legrand)-16 (9)
55 36 COTTON FIELDS –•– The Highwaymen (United Artists)-18 (13)
57 31 MY BOOMERANG WON’T COME BACK –•– Charlie Drake (United Artists)-12 (21)
59 29 CHIP CHIP –•– Gene McDaniels (Liberty)-11 (10)

POWER PLAYS

41 59 SOUL TWIST –•– King Curtis and the Noble Knights (Enjoy)-4 (41)
42 52 CRY BABY CRY –•– The Angels (Caprice)-7 (42)
43 69 STRANGER ON THE SHORE –•– Mr. Acker Bilk (Atco)-3 (43)
46 62 CINDERELLA –•– Jack Ross (Dot)-3 (46)
47 61 PATTI ANN –•– Johnny Crawford (Del-Fi)-5 (47)
48 58 ANYTHING THAT’S PART OF YOU –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-3 (48)
50 60 GINNY COME LATELY –•– Brian Hyland (ABC-Paramount)-4 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

64 — AT THE CLUB –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-1 (64)
65 — YOU TALK ABOUT LOVE –•– Barbara George (A.F.O.)-1 (65)
68 — TWIST, TWIST SENORA –•– Gary (U.S.) Bonds (Legrand)-1 (68)
70 — WHAT’D I SAY (Part 1) –•– Bobby Darin (Atco)-1 (70)
77 — WHO WILL THE NEXT FOOL BE –•– Bobby Bland (Duke)-1 (77)
80 — UPTOWN –•– The Crystals (Philles)-1 (80)
82 — I WISH THAT WE WERE MARRIED –•– Ronnie and the Hi-Lites (Joy)-1 (82)
83 — SHOUT SHOUT (Knock Yourself Out) –•– Ernie Maresca (Seville)-1 (83)
86 — AIN’T THAT LOVING YOU –•– Bobby Bland (Duke)-1 (86)
87 — I WILL –•– Vic Dana (Dolton)-1 (87)
88 — NITE OWL –•– The Dukays (Nat/Vee-Jay)-6 (73)
90 — P.T. 109 –•– Jimmy Dean (Columbia)-1 (90)
91 — CATERINA –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-1 (91)
94 — POP-EYE STROLL –•– The Mar-Keys (Stax)-1 (94)
95 — PLAY THE THING –•– The Marlowe Morris Quintet (Columbia)-1 (95)
96 — HONKY-TONK MAN –•– Johnny Horton (Columbia)-1 (96)
97 — TWISTIN’ MATILDA –•– Jimmy Soul (S.P.Q.R.)-1 (97)
98 — I FOUND A LOVE –•– The Falcons and Band (Ohio Untouchables) (Lu Pine)-1 (98)
99 — THE BIG DRAFT (Medley) –•– The Four Preps (Capitol)-1 (99)
100 — KING OF CLOWNS –•– Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 7th April, 1962

TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

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1 3 JOHNNY ANGEL –•– Shelley Fabares (Colpix)-6 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 1 DON’T BREAK THE HEART THAT LOVES YOU –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-9 (1)
3 9 GOOD LUCK CHARM –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-4 (3)
4 6 SLOW TWISTIN’ –•– Chubby Checker (with Dee Dee Sharp) (Parkway)-6 (4)
5 4 DREAM BABY (How Long Must I Dream) –•– Roy Orbison (Monument)-8 (4)
6 2 HEY! BABY –•– Bruce Channel (Smash)-11 (1)
7 5 MIDNIGHT IN MOSCOW –•– Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen (Kapp)-10 (2)
8 12 YOUNG WORLD –•– Rick Nelson (Imperial)-6 (8)
9 11 LOVE LETTERS –•– Ketty Lester (Era)-7 (9)
10 15 MASHED POTATO TIME –•– Dee Dee Sharp (Cameo)-6 (10)
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11 7 WHAT’S YOUR NAME –•– Don and Juan (Big Top)-9 (7)
12 16 LOVE ME WARM AND TENDER –•– Paul Anka (RCA Victor)-7 (12)
13 8 LET ME IN –•– The Sensations (Argo)-14 (4)
14 10 TWISTIN’ THE NIGHT AWAY –•– Sam Cooke (RCA Victor)-10 (9)
15 19 PLEASE DON’T ASK ABOUT BARBARA –•– Bobby Vee (Liberty)-7 (15)
16 20 LOVER PLEASE –•– Clyde McPhatter (Mercury)-6 (16)
17 17 COME BACK SILLY GIRL –•– The Lettermen (Capitol)-8 (17)
18 21 (I’ve Got) BONNIE –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-8 (18)
19 14 SHE’S GOT YOU –•– Patsy Cline (Decca)-11 (14)
20 13 DUKE OF EARL –•– Gene Chandler (Vee-Jay)-13 (1)
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21 22 WHERE HAVE ALL THE FLOWERS GONE –•– The Kingston Trio (Capitol)-12 (21)
22 23 YOU WIN AGAIN –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-7 (22)
23 30 NUT ROCKER –•– B. Bumble and the Stingers (Rendezvous)-6 (23)
24 34 SOLDIER BOY –•– The Shirelles (Scepter)-3 (24)
25 32 DEAR ONE –•– Larry Finnegan (Old Town)-7 (25)
26 36 SHOUT (Part 1) –•– Joey Dee and the Starliters (Roulette)-3 (26)
27 31 YOU BETTER MOVE ON –•– Arthur Alexander (Dot)-7 (27)
28 35 WHEN MY LITTLE GIRL IS SMILING –•– The Drifters (Atlantic)-7 (28)
29 18 HER ROYAL MAJESTY –•– James Darren (Colpix)-10 (6)
30 38 SHE CAN’T FIND HER KEYS –•– Paul Petersen (Colpix)-6 (30)
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31 43 STRANGER ON THE SHORE –•– Mr. Acker Bilk (Atco)-4 (31)
32 68 TWIST, TWIST SENORA –•– Gary (U.S.) Bonds (Legrand)-2 (32)
33 41 SOUL TWIST –•– King Curtis and the Noble Knights (Enjoy)-5 (33)
34 53 SHE CRIED –•– Jay and the Americans (United Artists)-4 (34)
35 37 IF A WOMAN ANSWERS (Hang Up the Phone) –•– Leroy Van Dyke (Mercury)-5 (35)
36 48 ANYTHING THAT’S PART OF YOU –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-4 (36)
37 50 GINNY COME LATELY –•– Brian Hyland (ABC-Paramount)-5 (37)
38 42 CRY BABY CRY –•– The Angels (Caprice)-8 (38)
39 39 SOMETHING’S GOT A HOLD ON ME –•– Etta James (Argo)-7 (39)
40 46 CINDERELLA –•– Jack Ross (Dot)-4 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

41 33 JAMIE –•– Eddie Holland (Motown)-12 (30)
45 40 THE ALVIN TWIST –•– The Chipmunks with David Seville (Liberty)-6 (40)
46 28 SMOKY PLACES –•– The Corsairs Featuring Jay “Bird” Uzzell (Tuff)-15 (12)
48 27 TUFF –•– Ace Cannon (Hi)-15 (17)
49 29 PERCOLATOR (Twist) –•– Billy Joe and the Checkmates (Dore)-13 (10)
50 25 THE WANDERER –•– Dion (Laurie)-18 (2)
51 26 BREAK IT TO ME GENTLY –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-13 (4)
53 24 CRYING IN THE RAIN –•– The Everly Brothers (Warner Brothers)-13 (6)

POWER PLAYS

42 52 JOHNNY JINGO –•– Hayley Mills (Buena Vista)-4 (42)
43 47 PATTI ANN –•– Johnny Crawford (Del-Fi)-6 (43)
44 56 THE JAM (Part 1) –•– Bobby Gregg and His Friends (Cotton)-4 (44)
47 58 TELL ME –•– Dick and DeeDee (Liberty)-4 (47)

NEW THIS WEEK

65 — FUNNY WAY OF LAUGHIN’ –•– Burl Ives (Decca)-1 (65)
67 — HIDE ‘NOR HAIR –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-1 (67)
80 — RUNAWAY –•– Lawrence Welk and His Orchestra (Dot)-1 (80)
82 — THOU SHALT NOT STEAL –•– John D. Loudermilk (RCA Victor)-1 (82)
84 — PATRICIA – TWIST –•– Perez Prado and His Orchestra (RCA Victor)-1 (84)
85 — EV’RYBODY’S TWISTIN’ –•– Frank Sinatra (Reprise)-1 (85)
91 — ITTY BITTY PIECES –•– James Ray (Caprice)-1 (91)
92 — COOKIN’ –•– Al Casey Combo (Stacy)-1 (92)
93 — AMOR –•– Roger Williams (Kapp)-4 (88)
94 — SMILE –•– Ferrante and Teicher (United Artists)-3 (94)
95 — SHOUT (Part 1) –•– The Isley Brothers (RCA Victor)-11 (47)
97 — OLD RIVERS –•– Walter Brennan (Liberty)-1 (97)
98 — LOVER COME BACK –•– Doris Day (Columbia)-1 (98)
99 — SWEET THURSDAY –•– Johnny Mathis (Columbia)-2 (99)
100 — COUNT EVERY STAR –•– Linda Scott (Canadian American)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 14th April, 1962

TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

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1 1 JOHNNY ANGEL –•– Shelley Fabares (Colpix)-7 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 3 GOOD LUCK CHARM –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-5 (2)
3 4 SLOW TWISTIN’ –•– Chubby Checker (with Dee Dee Sharp) (Parkway)-7 (3)
4 10 MASHED POTATO TIME –•– Dee Dee Sharp (Cameo)-7 (4)
5 9 LOVE LETTERS –•– Ketty Lester (Era)-8 (5)
6 8 YOUNG WORLD –•– Rick Nelson (Imperial)-7 (6)
7 2 DON’T BREAK THE HEART THAT LOVES YOU –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-10 (1)
8 16 LOVER PLEASE –•– Clyde McPhatter (Mercury)-7 (8)
9 7 MIDNIGHT IN MOSCOW –•– Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen (Kapp)-11 (2)
10 6 HEY! BABY –•– Bruce Channel (Smash)-12 (1)
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11 24 SOLDIER BOY –•– The Shirelles (Scepter)-4 (11)
12 12 LOVE ME WARM AND TENDER –•– Paul Anka (RCA Victor)-8 (12)
13 5 DREAM BABY (How Long Must I Dream) –•– Roy Orbison (Monument)-9 (4)
14 26 SHOUT (Part 1) –•– Joey Dee and the Starliters (Roulette)-4 (14)
15 13 LET ME IN –•– The Sensations (Argo)-15 (4)
16 25 DEAR ONE –•– Larry Finnegan (Old Town)-8 (16)
17 14 TWISTIN’ THE NIGHT AWAY –•– Sam Cooke (RCA Victor)-11 (9)
18 11 WHAT’S YOUR NAME –•– Don and Juan (Big Top)-10 (7)
19 31 STRANGER ON THE SHORE –•– Mr. Acker Bilk (Atco)-5 (19)
20 32 TWIST, TWIST SENORA –•– Gary (U.S.) Bonds (Legrand)-3 (20)
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21 40 CINDERELLA –•– Jack Ross (Dot)-5 (21)
22 34 SHE CRIED –•– Jay and the Americans (United Artists)-5 (22)
23 15 PLEASE DON’T ASK ABOUT BARBARA –•– Bobby Vee (Liberty)-8 (15)
24 30 SHE CAN’T FIND HER KEYS –•– Paul Petersen (Colpix)-7 (24)
25 27 YOU BETTER MOVE ON –•– Arthur Alexander (Dot)-8 (25)
26 17 COME BACK SILLY GIRL –•– The Lettermen (Capitol)-9 (17)
27 37 GINNY COME LATELY –•– Brian Hyland (ABC-Paramount)-6 (27)
28 18 (I’ve Got) BONNIE –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-9 (18)
29 23 NUT ROCKER –•– B. Bumble and the Stingers (Rendezvous)-7 (23)
30 19 SHE’S GOT YOU –•– Patsy Cline (Decca)-12 (14)
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31 33 SOUL TWIST –•– King Curtis and the Noble Knights (Enjoy)-6 (31)
32 44 THE JAM (Part 1) –•– Bobby Gregg and His Friends (Cotton)-5 (32)
33 36 ANYTHING THAT’S PART OF YOU –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-5 (33)
34 42 JOHNNY JINGO –•– Hayley Mills (Buena Vista)-5 (34)
35 21 WHERE HAVE ALL THE FLOWERS GONE –•– The Kingston Trio (Capitol)-13 (21)
36 22 YOU WIN AGAIN –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-8 (22)
37 39 SOMETHING’S GOT A HOLD ON ME –•– Etta James (Argo)-8 (37)
38 28 WHEN MY LITTLE GIRL IS SMILING –•– The Drifters (Atlantic)-8 (28)
39 70 P.T. 109 –•– Jimmy Dean (Columbia)-3 (39)
40 52 WHAT’D I SAY (Part 1) –•– Bobby Darin (Atco)-3 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

42 20 DUKE OF EARL –•– Gene Chandler (Vee-Jay)-14 (1)
46 38 CRY BABY CRY –•– The Angels (Caprice)-9 (38)
47 29 HER ROYAL MAJESTY –•– James Darren (Colpix)-11 (6)
48 35 IF A WOMAN ANSWERS (Hang Up the Phone) –•– Leroy Van Dyke (Mercury)-6 (35)

POWER PLAYS

41 65 FUNNY WAY OF LAUGHIN’ –•– Burl Ives (Decca)-2 (41)
43 64 SHOUT SHOUT (Knock Yourself Out) –•– Ernie Maresca (Seville)-3 (43)
44 45 THE ALVIN TWIST –•– The Chipmunks with David Seville (Liberty)-7 (40)
45 47 TELL ME –•– Dick and DeeDee (Liberty)-5 (45)
49 67 HIDE ‘NOR HAIR –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-2 (49)
50 55 TWO OF A KIND –•– Sue Thompson (Hickory)-5 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

66 — EVERYBODY LOVES ME BUT YOU –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-1 (66)
81 — CONSCIENCE –•– James Darren (Colpix)-1 (81)
86 — BLUES (Stay Away From Me) –•– Ace Cannon (Hi)-1 (86)
88 — MARCH OF THE SIAMESE CHILDREN –•– Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen (Kapp)-1 (88)
89 — NIGHT TRAIN –•– James Brown and the Famous Flames (King)-1 (89)
90 — I’M ON MY WAY –•– The Highwaymen (United Artists)-1 (90)
91 — LOVESICK BLUES –•– Floyd Cramer (RCA Victor)-1 (91)
92 — SUGAR BLUES –•– Ace Cannon (Santo)-1 (92)
93 — DOIN’ THE CONTINENTAL WALK –•– Danny and the Juniors (Swan)-1 (93)
96 — I FOUND A LOVE –•– The Falcons and Band (Ohio Untouchables) (Lu Pine)-2 (96)
97 — OPERATOR –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Fury)-1 (97)
98 — MEET ME AT THE TWISTIN’ PLACE –•– Johnnie Morisette (Sar)-1 (98)
99 — I’LL TAKE YOU HOME –•– The Corsairs Featuring Jay “Bird” Uzzell (Tuff)-1 (99)
100 — SO THIS IS LOVE –•– The Castells (Era)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 21st April, 1962

TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

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1 2 GOOD LUCK CHARM –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-6 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 1 JOHNNY ANGEL –•– Shelley Fabares (Colpix)-8 (1)
3 4 MASHED POTATO TIME –•– Dee Dee Sharp (Cameo)-8 (3)
4 3 SLOW TWISTIN’ –•– Chubby Checker (with Dee Dee Sharp) (Parkway)-8 (3)
5 6 YOUNG WORLD –•– Rick Nelson (Imperial)-8 (5)
6 11 SOLDIER BOY –•– The Shirelles (Scepter)-5 (6)
7 8 LOVER PLEASE –•– Clyde McPhatter (Mercury)-8 (7)
8 5 LOVE LETTERS –•– Ketty Lester (Era)-9 (5)
9 14 SHOUT (Part 1) –•– Joey Dee and the Starliters (Roulette)-5 (9)
10 19 STRANGER ON THE SHORE –•– Mr. Acker Bilk (Atco)-6 (10)
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11 16 DEAR ONE –•– Larry Finnegan (Old Town)-9 (11)
12 20 TWIST, TWIST SENORA –•– Gary (U.S.) Bonds (Legrand)-4 (12)
13 7 DON’T BREAK THE HEART THAT LOVES YOU –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-11 (1)
14 12 LOVE ME WARM AND TENDER –•– Paul Anka (RCA Victor)-9 (12)
15 22 SHE CRIED –•– Jay and the Americans (United Artists)-6 (15)
16 9 MIDNIGHT IN MOSCOW –•– Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen (Kapp)-12 (2)
17 17 TWISTIN’ THE NIGHT AWAY –•– Sam Cooke (RCA Victor)-12 (9)
18 10 HEY! BABY –•– Bruce Channel (Smash)-13 (1)
19 21 CINDERELLA –•– Jack Ross (Dot)-6 (19)
20 13 DREAM BABY (How Long Must I Dream) –•– Roy Orbison (Monument)-10 (4)
——
21 24 SHE CAN’T FIND HER KEYS –•– Paul Petersen (Colpix)-8 (21)
22 39 P.T. 109 –•– Jimmy Dean (Columbia)-4 (22)
23 27 GINNY COME LATELY –•– Brian Hyland (ABC-Paramount)-7 (23)
24 25 YOU BETTER MOVE ON –•– Arthur Alexander (Dot)-9 (24)
25 29 NUT ROCKER –•– B. Bumble and the Stingers (Rendezvous)-8 (23)
26 31 SOUL TWIST –•– King Curtis and the Noble Knights (Enjoy)-7 (26)
27 34 JOHNNY JINGO –•– Hayley Mills (Buena Vista)-6 (27)
28 15 LET ME IN –•– The Sensations (Argo)-16 (4)
29 32 THE JAM (Part 1) –•– Bobby Gregg and His Friends (Cotton)-6 (29)
30 41 FUNNY WAY OF LAUGHIN’ –•– Burl Ives (Decca)-3 (30)
——
31 33 ANYTHING THAT’S PART OF YOU –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-6 (31)
32 49 HIDE ‘NOR HAIR –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-3 (32)
33 43 SHOUT SHOUT (Knock Yourself Out) –•– Ernie Maresca (Seville)-4 (33)
34 18 WHAT’S YOUR NAME –•– Don and Juan (Big Top)-11 (7)
35 40 WHAT’D I SAY (Part 1) –•– Bobby Darin (Atco)-4 (35)
36 28 (I’ve Got) BONNIE –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-10 (18)
37 23 PLEASE DON’T ASK ABOUT BARBARA –•– Bobby Vee (Liberty)-9 (15)
38 53 I WISH THAT WE WERE MARRIED –•– Ronnie and the Hi-Lites (Joy)-4 (38)
39 61 OLD RIVERS –•– Walter Brennan (Liberty)-3 (39)
40 26 COME BACK SILLY GIRL –•– The Lettermen (Capitol)-10 (17)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

41 37 SOMETHING’S GOT A HOLD ON ME –•– Etta James (Argo)-9 (37)
44 38 WHEN MY LITTLE GIRL IS SMILING –•– The Drifters (Atlantic)-9 (28)
49 35 WHERE HAVE ALL THE FLOWERS GONE –•– The Kingston Trio (Capitol)-14 (21)
54 30 SHE’S GOT YOU –•– Patsy Cline (Decca)-13 (14)
57 36 YOU WIN AGAIN –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-9 (22)

POWER PLAYS

42 50 TWO OF A KIND –•– Sue Thompson (Hickory)-6 (42)
43 56 UPTOWN –•– The Crystals (Philles)-4 (43)
45 45 TELL ME –•– Dick and DeeDee (Liberty)-6 (45)
46 55 THE ONE WHO REALLY LOVES YOU –•– Mary Wells (Motown)-5 (46)
47 66 EVERYBODY LOVES ME BUT YOU –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-2 (47)
48 60 CATERINA –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-4 (48)
50 52 AT THE CLUB –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-4 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

80 — I SOLD MY HEART TO THE JUNKMAN –•– The Blue-Belles (The Starlets) (Newtown)-1 (80)
81 — MOST PEOPLE GET MARRIED –•– Patti Page (Mercury)-1 (81)
82 — (I Was) BORN TO CRY –•– Dion (Laurie)-1 (82)
86 — LOVERS WHO WANDER –•– Dion (Laurie)-1 (86)
88 — IF I CRIED EVERY TIME YOU HURT ME –•– Wanda Jackson (Capitol)-1 (88)
92 — DOCTOR FEEL-GOOD –•– Dr. Feelgood and the Interns (Okeh)-1 (92)
93 — I FOUND LOVE –•– Jackie Wilson and Linda Hopkins (Brunswick)-1 (93)
95 — DON’T PLAY THAT SONG (You Lied) –•– Ben E. King (Atco)-1 (95)
98 — TEACH ME TONIGHT –•– George Maharis (Epic)-1 (98)
99 — FUNNY –•– Gene McDaniels (Liberty)-1 (99)
100 — DEEP IN THE HEART OF TEXAS –•– Duane Eddy (RCA Victor)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 28th April, 1962

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 GOOD LUCK CHARM –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-7 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 JOHNNY ANGEL –•– Shelley Fabares (Colpix)-9 (1)
3 3 MASHED POTATO TIME –•– Dee Dee Sharp (Cameo)-9 (3)
4 6 SOLDIER BOY –•– The Shirelles (Scepter)-6 (4)
5 4 SLOW TWISTIN’ –•– Chubby Checker (with Dee Dee Sharp) (Parkway)-9 (3)
6 5 YOUNG WORLD –•– Rick Nelson (Imperial)-9 (5)
7 10 STRANGER ON THE SHORE –•– Mr. Acker Bilk (Atco)-7 (7)
8 7 LOVER PLEASE –•– Clyde McPhatter (Mercury)-9 (7)
9 9 SHOUT (Part 1) –•– Joey Dee and the Starliters (Roulette)-6 (9)
10 12 TWIST, TWIST SENORA –•– Gary (U.S.) Bonds (Legrand)-5 (10)
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11 8 LOVE LETTERS –•– Ketty Lester (Era)-10 (5)
12 22 P.T. 109 –•– Jimmy Dean (Columbia)-5 (12)
13 11 DEAR ONE –•– Larry Finnegan (Old Town)-10 (11)
14 15 SHE CRIED –•– Jay and the Americans (United Artists)-7 (14)
15 14 LOVE ME WARM AND TENDER –•– Paul Anka (RCA Victor)-10 (12)
16 19 CINDERELLA –•– Jack Ross (Dot)-7 (16)
17 26 SOUL TWIST –•– King Curtis and the Noble Knights (Enjoy)-8 (17)
18 17 TWISTIN’ THE NIGHT AWAY –•– Sam Cooke (RCA Victor)-13 (9)
19 21 SHE CAN’T FIND HER KEYS –•– Paul Petersen (Colpix)-9 (19)
20 30 FUNNY WAY OF LAUGHIN’ –•– Burl Ives (Decca)-4 (20)
——
21 23 GINNY COME LATELY –•– Brian Hyland (ABC-Paramount)-8 (21)
22 27 JOHNNY JINGO –•– Hayley Mills (Buena Vista)-7 (22)
23 32 HIDE ‘NOR HAIR –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-4 (23)
24 35 WHAT’D I SAY (Part 1) –•– Bobby Darin (Atco)-5 (24)
25 39 OLD RIVERS –•– Walter Brennan (Liberty)-4 (25)
26 47 EVERYBODY LOVES ME BUT YOU –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-3 (26)
27 33 SHOUT SHOUT (Knock Yourself Out) –•– Ernie Maresca (Seville)-5 (27)
28 16 MIDNIGHT IN MOSCOW –•– Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen (Kapp)-13 (2)
29 24 YOU BETTER MOVE ON –•– Arthur Alexander (Dot)-10 (24)
30 25 NUT ROCKER –•– B. Bumble and the Stingers (Rendezvous)-9 (23)
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31 29 THE JAM (Part 1) –•– Bobby Gregg and His Friends (Cotton)-7 (29)
32 13 DON’T BREAK THE HEART THAT LOVES YOU –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-12 (1)
33 38 I WISH THAT WE WERE MARRIED –•– Ronnie and the Hi-Lites (Joy)-5 (33)
34 48 CATERINA –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-5 (34)
35 31 ANYTHING THAT’S PART OF YOU –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-7 (31)
36 28 LET ME IN –•– The Sensations (Argo)-17 (4)
37 43 UPTOWN –•– The Crystals (Philles)-5 (37)
38 20 DREAM BABY (How Long Must I Dream) –•– Roy Orbison (Monument)-11 (4)
39 41 SOMETHING’S GOT A HOLD ON ME –•– Etta James (Argo)-10 (37)
40 18 HEY! BABY –•– Bruce Channel (Smash)-14 (1)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

44 37 PLEASE DON’T ASK ABOUT BARBARA –•– Bobby Vee (Liberty)-10 (15)
51 34 WHAT’S YOUR NAME –•– Don and Juan (Big Top)-12 (7)
53 36 (I’ve Got) BONNIE –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-11 (18)
55 40 COME BACK SILLY GIRL –•– The Lettermen (Capitol)-11 (17)

POWER PLAYS

41 46 THE ONE WHO REALLY LOVES YOU –•– Mary Wells (Motown)-6 (41)
42 63 TWISTIN’ MATILDA –•– Jimmy Soul (S.P.Q.R.)-5 (42)
43 62 CONSCIENCE –•– James Darren (Colpix)-3 (43)
45 50 AT THE CLUB –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-5 (45)
46 52 YOU TALK ABOUT LOVE –•– Barbara George (A.F.O.)-5 (46)
47 42 TWO OF A KIND –•– Sue Thompson (Hickory)-7 (42)
48 45 TELL ME –•– Dick and DeeDee (Liberty)-7 (45)
49 53 YOU ARE MINE –•– Frankie Avalon (Chancellor)-6 (49)
50 56 TRA LA LA LA LA –•– Ike and Tina Turner (Sue)-6 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

78 — HEARTS –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-1 (78)
83 — VILLAGE OF LOVE –•– Nathaniel Mayer and the Fabulous Twilights (Fortune)-1 (83)
84 — ANY DAY NOW (My Wild Beautiful Bird) –•– Chuck Jackson (Wand)-1 (84)
86 — LOVE CAN’T WAIT –•– Marty Robbins (Columbia)-1 (86)
90 — NUMBER ONE MAN –•– Bruce Channel (Smash)-1 (90)
91 — SCOTCH AND SODA –•– The Kingston Trio (Capitol)-1 (91)
93 — WALK ON WITH THE DUKE –•– The Duke Of Earl (Gene Chandler) (Vee-Jay)-1 (93)
94 — (The Man Who Shot) LIBERTY VALANCE –•– Gene Pitney (Musicor)-1 (94)
95 — YOU DON’T MISS YOUR WATER –•– William Bell (Stax)-1 (95)
96 — HERE COMES THAT FEELIN’ –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-1 (96)
97 — I LOVE YOU –•– The Volumes (Chex)-1 (97)
98 — BALBOA BLUE –•– The Marketts (Liberty)-1 (98)
99 — DRUMMIN’ UP A STORM –•– Sandy Nelson (Imperial)-1 (99)
100 — THAT’S MY DESIRE –•– Yvonne Baker and the Sensations (Argo)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 5th May, 1962

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 4 SOLDIER BOY –•– The Shirelles (Scepter)-7 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 3 MASHED POTATO TIME –•– Dee Dee Sharp (Cameo)-10 (2)
3 2 JOHNNY ANGEL –•– Shelley Fabares (Colpix)-10 (1)
4 7 STRANGER ON THE SHORE –•– Mr. Acker Bilk (Atco)-8 (4)
5 1 GOOD LUCK CHARM –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-8 (1)
6 9 SHOUT (Part 1) –•– Joey Dee and the Starliters (Roulette)-7 (6)
7 8 LOVER PLEASE –•– Clyde McPhatter (Mercury)-10 (7)
8 5 SLOW TWISTIN’ –•– Chubby Checker (with Dee Dee Sharp) (Parkway)-10 (3)
9 12 P.T. 109 –•– Jimmy Dean (Columbia)-6 (9)
10 10 TWIST, TWIST SENORA –•– Gary (U.S.) Bonds (Legrand)-6 (10)
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11 6 YOUNG WORLD –•– Rick Nelson (Imperial)-10 (5)
12 13 DEAR ONE –•– Larry Finnegan (Old Town)-11 (11)
13 14 SHE CRIED –•– Jay and the Americans (United Artists)-8 (13)
14 20 FUNNY WAY OF LAUGHIN’ –•– Burl Ives (Decca)-5 (14)
15 25 OLD RIVERS –•– Walter Brennan (Liberty)-5 (15)
16 27 SHOUT SHOUT (Knock Yourself Out) –•– Ernie Maresca (Seville)-6 (16)
17 17 SOUL TWIST –•– King Curtis and the Noble Knights (Enjoy)-9 (17)
18 26 EVERYBODY LOVES ME BUT YOU –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-4 (18)
19 11 LOVE LETTERS –•– Ketty Lester (Era)-11 (5)
20 23 HIDE ‘NOR HAIR –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-5 (20)
——
21 22 JOHNNY JINGO –•– Hayley Mills (Buena Vista)-8 (21)
22 19 SHE CAN’T FIND HER KEYS –•– Paul Petersen (Colpix)-10 (19)
23 15 LOVE ME WARM AND TENDER –•– Paul Anka (RCA Victor)-11 (12)
24 37 UPTOWN –•– The Crystals (Philles)-6 (24)
25 16 CINDERELLA –•– Jack Ross (Dot)-8 (16)
26 43 CONSCIENCE –•– James Darren (Colpix)-4 (26)
27 33 I WISH THAT WE WERE MARRIED –•– Ronnie and the Hi-Lites (Joy)-6 (27)
28 24 WHAT’D I SAY (Part 1) –•– Bobby Darin (Atco)-6 (24)
29 34 CATERINA –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-6 (29)
30 31 THE JAM (Part 1) –•– Bobby Gregg and His Friends (Cotton)-8 (29)
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31 21 GINNY COME LATELY –•– Brian Hyland (ABC-Paramount)-9 (21)
32 18 TWISTIN’ THE NIGHT AWAY –•– Sam Cooke (RCA Victor)-14 (9)
33 64 LOVERS WHO WANDER –•– Dion (Laurie)-3 (33)
34 41 THE ONE WHO REALLY LOVES YOU –•– Mary Wells (Motown)-7 (34)
35 30 NUT ROCKER –•– B. Bumble and the Stingers (Rendezvous)-10 (23)
36 42 TWISTIN’ MATILDA –•– Jimmy Soul (S.P.Q.R.)-6 (36)
37 49 YOU ARE MINE –•– Frankie Avalon (Chancellor)-7 (37)
38 29 YOU BETTER MOVE ON –•– Arthur Alexander (Dot)-11 (24)
39 28 MIDNIGHT IN MOSCOW –•– Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen (Kapp)-14 (2)
40 35 ANYTHING THAT’S PART OF YOU –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-8 (31)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

42 36 LET ME IN –•– The Sensations (Argo)-18 (4)
45 38 DREAM BABY (How Long Must I Dream) –•– Roy Orbison (Monument)-12 (4)
49 39 SOMETHING’S GOT A HOLD ON ME –•– Etta James (Argo)-11 (37)
57 40 HEY! BABY –•– Bruce Channel (Smash)-15 (1)
63 32 DON’T BREAK THE HEART THAT LOVES YOU –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-13 (1)

POWER PLAYS

41 48 TELL ME –•– Dick and DeeDee (Liberty)-8 (41)
43 47 TWO OF A KIND –•– Sue Thompson (Hickory)-8 (42)
44 66 I SOLD MY HEART TO THE JUNKMAN –•– The Blue-Belles (The Starlets) (Newtown)-3 (44)
46 69 MOST PEOPLE GET MARRIED –•– Patti Page (Mercury)-3 (46)
47 54 I WILL –•– Vic Dana (Dolton)-6 (47)
48 45 AT THE CLUB –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-6 (45)
50 52 MOMENTS –•– Jennell Hawkins (Amazon)-7 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

64 — MOON RIVER –•– Henry Mancini and His Orchestra (RCA Victor)-21 (11)
80 — LEMON TREE –•– Peter, Paul and Mary (Warner Brothers)-1 (80)
86 — I CAN’T STOP LOVING YOU –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-1 (86)
88 — PLAYBOY –•– The Marvelettes (Tamla)-1 (88)
90 — HIT RECORD –•– Brook Benton (Mercury)-1 (90)
92 — -TWISTIN’-WHITE SILVER SANDS –•– Bill Black’s Combo (Hi)-1 (92)
95 — OH MY ANGEL –•– Bertha Tillman (Brent)-1 (95)
97 — FORTUNETELLER –•– Bobby Curtola (Del-Fi)-1 (97)
98 — ADIOS AMIGO –•– Jim Reeves (RCA Victor)-1 (98)
99 — LIPSTICK TRACES (On a Cigarette) –•– Benny Spellman (Minit)-1 (99)
100 — WHY’D YOU WANNA MAKE ME CRY –•– Connie Stevens (Warner Brothers)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 12th May, 1962

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 SOLDIER BOY –•– The Shirelles (Scepter)-8 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 MASHED POTATO TIME –•– Dee Dee Sharp (Cameo)-11 (2)
3 4 STRANGER ON THE SHORE –•– Mr. Acker Bilk (Atco)-9 (3)
4 3 JOHNNY ANGEL –•– Shelley Fabares (Colpix)-11 (1)
5 5 GOOD LUCK CHARM –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-9 (1)
6 13 SHE CRIED –•– Jay and the Americans (United Artists)-9 (6)
7 15 OLD RIVERS –•– Walter Brennan (Liberty)-6 (7)
8 16 SHOUT SHOUT (Knock Yourself Out) –•– Ernie Maresca (Seville)-7 (8)
9 10 TWIST, TWIST SENORA –•– Gary (U.S.) Bonds (Legrand)-7 (9)
10 6 SHOUT (Part 1) –•– Joey Dee and the Starliters (Roulette)-8 (6)
——
11 9 P.T. 109 –•– Jimmy Dean (Columbia)-7 (9)
12 18 EVERYBODY LOVES ME BUT YOU –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-5 (12)
13 8 SLOW TWISTIN’ –•– Chubby Checker (with Dee Dee Sharp) (Parkway)-11 (3)
14 14 FUNNY WAY OF LAUGHIN’ –•– Burl Ives (Decca)-6 (14)
15 7 LOVER PLEASE –•– Clyde McPhatter (Mercury)-11 (7)
16 26 CONSCIENCE –•– James Darren (Colpix)-5 (16)
17 34 THE ONE WHO REALLY LOVES YOU –•– Mary Wells (Motown)-8 (17)
18 27 I WISH THAT WE WERE MARRIED –•– Ronnie and the Hi-Lites (Joy)-7 (18)
19 33 LOVERS WHO WANDER –•– Dion (Laurie)-4 (19)
20 24 UPTOWN –•– The Crystals (Philles)-7 (20)
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21 12 DEAR ONE –•– Larry Finnegan (Old Town)-12 (11)
22 11 YOUNG WORLD –•– Rick Nelson (Imperial)-11 (5)
23 17 SOUL TWIST –•– King Curtis and the Noble Knights (Enjoy)-10 (17)
24 19 LOVE LETTERS –•– Ketty Lester (Era)-12 (5)
25 29 CATERINA –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-7 (25)
26 21 JOHNNY JINGO –•– Hayley Mills (Buena Vista)-9 (21)
27 37 YOU ARE MINE –•– Frankie Avalon (Chancellor)-8 (27)
28 36 TWISTIN’ MATILDA –•– Jimmy Soul (S.P.Q.R.)-7 (28)
29 41 TELL ME –•– Dick and DeeDee (Liberty)-9 (29)
30 44 I SOLD MY HEART TO THE JUNKMAN –•– The Blue-Belles (The Starlets) (Newtown)-4 (30)
——
31 31 GINNY COME LATELY –•– Brian Hyland (ABC-Paramount)-10 (21)
32 20 HIDE ‘NOR HAIR –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-6 (20)
33 22 SHE CAN’T FIND HER KEYS –•– Paul Petersen (Colpix)-11 (19)
34 23 LOVE ME WARM AND TENDER –•– Paul Anka (RCA Victor)-12 (12)
35 46 MOST PEOPLE GET MARRIED –•– Patti Page (Mercury)-4 (35)
36 25 CINDERELLA –•– Jack Ross (Dot)-9 (16)
37 30 THE JAM (Part 1) –•– Bobby Gregg and His Friends (Cotton)-9 (29)
38 35 NUT ROCKER –•– B. Bumble and the Stingers (Rendezvous)-11 (23)
39 32 TWISTIN’ THE NIGHT AWAY –•– Sam Cooke (RCA Victor)-15 (9)
40 28 WHAT’D I SAY (Part 1) –•– Bobby Darin (Atco)-7 (24)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

45 38 YOU BETTER MOVE ON –•– Arthur Alexander (Dot)-12 (24)

POWER PLAYS

41 54 ITTY BITTY PIECES –•– James Ray (Caprice)-6 (41)
42 53 BLUES (Stay Away From Me) –•– Ace Cannon (Hi)-5 (42)
43 59 DON’T PLAY THAT SONG (You Lied) –•– Ben E. King (Atco)-4 (43)
44 48 AT THE CLUB –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-7 (44)
46 51 NIGHT TRAIN –•– James Brown and the Famous Flames (King)-5 (46)
47 52 KING OF CLOWNS –•– Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)-7 (47)
48 43 TWO OF A KIND –•– Sue Thompson (Hickory)-9 (42)
49 60 COUNT EVERY STAR –•– Linda Scott (Canadian American)-6 (49)
50 64 MOON RIVER –•– Henry Mancini and His Orchestra (RCA Victor)-22 (11)

NEW THIS WEEK

58 — FOLLOW THAT DREAM (From the “Follow That Dream” EP) –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-1 (58)
64 — IT KEEPS RIGHT ON A-HURTIN’ –•– Johnny Tillotson (Cadence)-1 (64)
69 — PALISADES PARK –•– Freddy Cannon (Swan)-1 (69)
71 — THAT’S OLD FASHIONED (That’s the Way Love Should Be) –•– The Everly Brothers (Warner Brothers)-1 (71)
73 — STRANGER ON THE SHORE –•– The Drifters (Atlantic)-1 (73)
75 — SECOND HAND LOVE –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-1 (75)
83 — THAT’S MY DESIRE –•– Yvonne Baker and the Sensations (Argo)-2 (83)
84 — WALK ON THE WILD SIDE (Part 1) –•– Jimmy Smith and the Big Band (Verve)-1 (84)
86 — HOW IS JULIE? –•– The Lettermen (Capitol)-1 (86)
87 — YOU’RE NOBODY ‘TIL SOMEBODY LOVES YOU –•– Dinah Washington (Roulette)-1 (87)
88 — BORN TO LOSE –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-1 (88)
89 — CINDY’S BIRTHDAY –•– Johnny Crawford (Del-Fi)-1 (89)
90 — THE STRIPPER –•– David Rose and His Orchestra (MGM)-1 (90)
92 — IMAGINE THAT –•– Patsy Cline (Decca)-1 (92)
94 — MY REAL NAME –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-1 (94)
97 — LET ME BE THE ONE –•– The Paris Sisters (Gregmark)-1 (97)
98 — OPERATOR –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Fury)-2 (97)
99 — I’LL TRY SOMETHING NEW –•– The Miracles (Tamla)-1 (99)
100 — DREAM –•– Dinah Washington (Mercury)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 19th May, 1962

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 SOLDIER BOY –•– The Shirelles (Scepter)-9 (3 weeks at #1) (1)
2 3 STRANGER ON THE SHORE –•– Mr. Acker Bilk (Atco)-10 (2)
3 2 MASHED POTATO TIME –•– Dee Dee Sharp (Cameo)-12 (2)
4 4 JOHNNY ANGEL –•– Shelley Fabares (Colpix)-12 (1)
5 6 SHE CRIED –•– Jay and the Americans (United Artists)-10 (5)
6 8 SHOUT SHOUT (Knock Yourself Out) –•– Ernie Maresca (Seville)-8 (6)
7 7 OLD RIVERS –•– Walter Brennan (Liberty)-7 (7)
8 12 EVERYBODY LOVES ME BUT YOU –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-6 (8)
9 11 P.T. 109 –•– Jimmy Dean (Columbia)-8 (9)
10 14 FUNNY WAY OF LAUGHIN’ –•– Burl Ives (Decca)-7 (10)
——
11 5 GOOD LUCK CHARM –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-10 (1)
12 10 SHOUT (Part 1) –•– Joey Dee and the Starliters (Roulette)-9 (6)
13 19 LOVERS WHO WANDER –•– Dion (Laurie)-5 (13)
14 17 THE ONE WHO REALLY LOVES YOU –•– Mary Wells (Motown)-9 (14)
15 16 CONSCIENCE –•– James Darren (Colpix)-6 (15)
16 9 TWIST, TWIST SENORA –•– Gary (U.S.) Bonds (Legrand)-8 (9)
17 18 I WISH THAT WE WERE MARRIED –•– Ronnie and the Hi-Lites (Joy)-8 (17)
18 20 UPTOWN –•– The Crystals (Philles)-8 (18)
19 13 SLOW TWISTIN’ –•– Chubby Checker (with Dee Dee Sharp) (Parkway)-12 (3)
20 15 LOVER PLEASE –•– Clyde McPhatter (Mercury)-12 (7)
——
21 53 I CAN’T STOP LOVING YOU –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-3 (21)
22 29 TELL ME –•– Dick and DeeDee (Liberty)-10 (22)
23 25 CATERINA –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-8 (23)
24 30 I SOLD MY HEART TO THE JUNKMAN –•– The Blue-Belles (The Starlets) (Newtown)-5 (24)
25 28 TWISTIN’ MATILDA –•– Jimmy Soul (S.P.Q.R.)-8 (25)
26 27 YOU ARE MINE –•– Frankie Avalon (Chancellor)-9 (26)
27 35 MOST PEOPLE GET MARRIED –•– Patti Page (Mercury)-5 (27)
28 23 SOUL TWIST –•– King Curtis and the Noble Knights (Enjoy)-11 (17)
29 26 JOHNNY JINGO –•– Hayley Mills (Buena Vista)-10 (21)
30 21 DEAR ONE –•– Larry Finnegan (Old Town)-13 (11)
——
31 22 YOUNG WORLD –•– Rick Nelson (Imperial)-12 (5)
32 55 (The Man Who Shot) LIBERTY VALANCE –•– Gene Pitney (Musicor)-4 (32)
33 43 DON’T PLAY THAT SONG (You Lied) –•– Ben E. King (Atco)-5 (33)
34 64 IT KEEPS RIGHT ON A-HURTIN’ –•– Johnny Tillotson (Cadence)-2 (34)
35 24 LOVE LETTERS –•– Ketty Lester (Era)-13 (5)
36 42 BLUES (Stay Away From Me) –•– Ace Cannon (Hi)-6 (36)
37 50 MOON RIVER –•– Henry Mancini and His Orchestra (RCA Victor)-23 (11)
38 58 FOLLOW THAT DREAM (From the “Follow That Dream” EP) –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-2 (38)
39 46 NIGHT TRAIN –•– James Brown and the Famous Flames (King)-6 (39)
40 75 SECOND HAND LOVE –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-2 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

48 32 HIDE ‘NOR HAIR –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-7 (20)
52 31 GINNY COME LATELY –•– Brian Hyland (ABC-Paramount)-11 (21)
53 40 WHAT’D I SAY (Part 1) –•– Bobby Darin (Atco)-8 (24)
54 33 SHE CAN’T FIND HER KEYS –•– Paul Petersen (Colpix)-12 (19)
55 37 THE JAM (Part 1) –•– Bobby Gregg and His Friends (Cotton)-10 (29)

POWER PLAYS

41 49 COUNT EVERY STAR –•– Linda Scott (Canadian American)-7 (41)
42 69 PALISADES PARK –•– Freddy Cannon (Swan)-2 (42)
43 63 VILLAGE OF LOVE –•– Nathaniel Mayer and the Fabulous Twilights (Fortune)-4 (43)
44 54 SO THIS IS LOVE –•– The Castells (Era)-6 (44)
45 47 KING OF CLOWNS –•– Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)-8 (45)
46 56 PLAYBOY –•– The Marvelettes (Tamla)-3 (46)
47 61 TEACH ME TONIGHT –•– George Maharis (Epic)-5 (47)
49 52 (I Was) BORN TO CRY –•– Dion (Laurie)-5 (49)
50 59 I WILL –•– Vic Dana (Dolton)-8 (47)

NEW THIS WEEK

72 — WHERE ARE YOU –•– Dinah Washington (Roulette)-1 (72)
74 — SHARING YOU –•– Bobby Vee (Liberty)-1 (74)
76 — SNAP YOUR FINGERS –•– Joe Henderson (Todd)-1 (76)
82 — DOCTOR FEEL-GOOD –•– Dr. Feelgood and the Interns (Okeh)-4 (82)
84 — THEME FROM “BEN CASEY” –•– Valjean (Carlton)-1 (84)
85 — WHEN I GET THROUGH WITH YOU (You’ll Love Me Too) –•– Patsy Cline (Decca)-1 (85)
86 — WOMAN IS A MAN’S BEST FRIEND –•– Teddy and the Twilights (Swan)-1 (86)
88 — SCOTCH AND SODA –•– The Kingston Trio (Capitol)-3 (88)
89 — HERE COMES THAT FEELIN’ –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-3 (89)
93 — JANE, JANE, JANE –•– The Kingston Trio (Capitol)-1 (93)
95 — QUANDO, QUANDO, QUANDO (Tell Me When) –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-1 (95)
96 — -TWISTIN’-WHITE SILVER SANDS –•– Bill Black’s Combo (Hi)-2 (92)
97 — BRISTOL TWISTIN’ ANNIE –•– The Dovells (Parkway)-1 (97)
98 — THAT HAPPY FEELING –•– Bert Kaempfert (Decca)-1 (98)
99 — THE JOHN BIRCH SOCIETY –•– The Chad Mitchell Trio (Kapp)-1 (99)
100 — AL DI LA’ –•– Emilio Pericoli (Warner Brothers)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 26th May, 1962

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 2 STRANGER ON THE SHORE –•– Mr. Acker Bilk (Atco)-11 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 1 SOLDIER BOY –•– The Shirelles (Scepter)-10 (1)
3 3 MASHED POTATO TIME –•– Dee Dee Sharp (Cameo)-13 (2)
4 21 I CAN’T STOP LOVING YOU –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-4 (4)
5 7 OLD RIVERS –•– Walter Brennan (Liberty)-8 (5)
6 8 EVERYBODY LOVES ME BUT YOU –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-7 (6)
7 5 SHE CRIED –•– Jay and the Americans (United Artists)-11 (5)
8 9 P.T. 109 –•– Jimmy Dean (Columbia)-9 (8)
9 4 JOHNNY ANGEL –•– Shelley Fabares (Colpix)-13 (1)
10 13 LOVERS WHO WANDER –•– Dion (Laurie)-6 (10)
——
11 6 SHOUT SHOUT (Knock Yourself Out) –•– Ernie Maresca (Seville)-9 (6)
12 14 THE ONE WHO REALLY LOVES YOU –•– Mary Wells (Motown)-10 (12)
13 18 UPTOWN –•– The Crystals (Philles)-9 (13)
14 10 FUNNY WAY OF LAUGHIN’ –•– Burl Ives (Decca)-8 (10)
15 15 CONSCIENCE –•– James Darren (Colpix)-7 (15)
16 17 I WISH THAT WE WERE MARRIED –•– Ronnie and the Hi-Lites (Joy)-9 (16)
17 11 GOOD LUCK CHARM –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-11 (1)
18 34 IT KEEPS RIGHT ON A-HURTIN’ –•– Johnny Tillotson (Cadence)-3 (18)
19 12 SHOUT (Part 1) –•– Joey Dee and the Starliters (Roulette)-10 (6)
20 24 I SOLD MY HEART TO THE JUNKMAN –•– The Blue-Belles (The Starlets) (Newtown)-6 (20)
——
21 32 (The Man Who Shot) LIBERTY VALANCE –•– Gene Pitney (Musicor)-5 (21)
22 25 TWISTIN’ MATILDA –•– Jimmy Soul (S.P.Q.R.)-9 (22)
23 16 TWIST, TWIST SENORA –•– Gary (U.S.) Bonds (Legrand)-9 (9)
24 40 SECOND HAND LOVE –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-3 (24)
25 33 DON’T PLAY THAT SONG (You Lied) –•– Ben E. King (Atco)-6 (25)
26 22 TELL ME –•– Dick and DeeDee (Liberty)-11 (22)
27 23 CATERINA –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-9 (23)
28 42 PALISADES PARK –•– Freddy Cannon (Swan)-3 (28)
29 27 MOST PEOPLE GET MARRIED –•– Patti Page (Mercury)-6 (27)
30 38 FOLLOW THAT DREAM (From the “Follow That Dream” EP) –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-3 (30)
——
31 26 YOU ARE MINE –•– Frankie Avalon (Chancellor)-10 (26)
32 37 MOON RIVER –•– Henry Mancini and His Orchestra (RCA Victor)-24 (11)
33 46 PLAYBOY –•– The Marvelettes (Tamla)-4 (33)
34 20 LOVER PLEASE –•– Clyde McPhatter (Mercury)-13 (7)
35 39 NIGHT TRAIN –•– James Brown and the Famous Flames (King)-7 (35)
36 43 VILLAGE OF LOVE –•– Nathaniel Mayer and the Fabulous Twilights (Fortune)-5 (36)
37 19 SLOW TWISTIN’ –•– Chubby Checker (with Dee Dee Sharp) (Parkway)-13 (3)
38 47 TEACH ME TONIGHT –•– George Maharis (Epic)-6 (38)
39 28 SOUL TWIST –•– King Curtis and the Noble Knights (Enjoy)-12 (17)
40 44 SO THIS IS LOVE –•– The Castells (Era)-7 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

43 31 YOUNG WORLD –•– Rick Nelson (Imperial)-13 (5)
47 36 BLUES (Stay Away From Me) –•– Ace Cannon (Hi)-7 (36)
52 30 DEAR ONE –•– Larry Finnegan (Old Town)-14 (11)
56 35 LOVE LETTERS –•– Ketty Lester (Era)-14 (5)
67 29 JOHNNY JINGO –•– Hayley Mills (Buena Vista)-11 (21)

POWER PLAYS

41 56 THAT’S OLD FASHIONED (That’s the Way Love Should Be) –•– The Everly Brothers (Warner Brothers)-3 (41)
42 49 (I Was) BORN TO CRY –•– Dion (Laurie)-6 (42)
44 69 WALK ON THE WILD SIDE (Part 1) –•– Jimmy Smith and the Big Band (Verve)-3 (44)
45 41 COUNT EVERY STAR –•– Linda Scott (Canadian American)-8 (41)
46 61 ANY DAY NOW (My Wild Beautiful Bird) –•– Chuck Jackson (Wand)-5 (46)
48 60 HIT RECORD –•– Brook Benton (Mercury)-4 (48)
49 62 I LOVE YOU –•– The Volumes (Chex)-5 (49)
50 51 ITTY BITTY PIECES –•– James Ray (Caprice)-8 (41)

NEW THIS WEEK

80 — WOLVERTON MOUNTAIN –•– Claude King (Columbia)-1 (80)
86 — DRUM STOMP –•– Sandy Nelson (Imperial)-1 (86)
88 — A STEEL GUITAR AND A GLASS OF WINE –•– Paul Anka (RCA Victor)-1 (88)
89 — SWINGIN’ GENTLY –•– Earl Grant (Decca)-1 (89)
90 — ADIOS AMIGO –•– Jim Reeves (RCA Victor)-3 (90)
91 — HAVING A PARTY –•– Sam Cooke (RCA Victor)-1 (91)
92 — DOWN IN THE VALLEY –•– Solomon Burke (Atlantic)-1 (92)
93 — WHERE HAVE YOU BEEN (All My Life) –•– Arthur Alexander (Dot)-1 (93)
94 — LIPSTICK TRACES (On a Cigarette) –•– Benny Spellman (Minit)-3 (94)
95 — JOHNNY GET ANGRY –•– Joanie Sommers (Warner Brothers)-1 (95)
96 — HOW CAN I MEET HER –•– The Everly Brothers (Warner Brothers)-1 (96)
97 — TENNESSEE –•– Jan and Dean (Liberty)-1 (97)
98 — LIMBO ROCK –•– The Champs (Challange)-1 (98)
99 — WEST OF THE WALL –•– Miss Toni Fisher (Big Top)-1 (99)
100 — BOOM BOOM –•– John Lee Hooker (Vee-Jay)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 2nd June, 1962

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 4 I CAN’T STOP LOVING YOU –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-5 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 1 STRANGER ON THE SHORE –•– Mr. Acker Bilk (Atco)-12 (1)
3 2 SOLDIER BOY –•– The Shirelles (Scepter)-11 (1)
4 10 LOVERS WHO WANDER –•– Dion (Laurie)-7 (4)
5 3 MASHED POTATO TIME –•– Dee Dee Sharp (Cameo)-14 (2)
6 6 EVERYBODY LOVES ME BUT YOU –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-8 (6)
7 11 SHOUT SHOUT (Knock Yourself Out) –•– Ernie Maresca (Seville)-10 (6)
8 5 OLD RIVERS –•– Walter Brennan (Liberty)-9 (5)
9 12 THE ONE WHO REALLY LOVES YOU –•– Mary Wells (Motown)-11 (9)
10 21 (The Man Who Shot) LIBERTY VALANCE –•– Gene Pitney (Musicor)-6 (10)
——
11 15 CONSCIENCE –•– James Darren (Colpix)-8 (11)
12 18 IT KEEPS RIGHT ON A-HURTIN’ –•– Johnny Tillotson (Cadence)-4 (12)
13 13 UPTOWN –•– The Crystals (Philles)-10 (13)
14 7 SHE CRIED –•– Jay and the Americans (United Artists)-12 (5)
15 20 I SOLD MY HEART TO THE JUNKMAN –•– The Blue-Belles (The Starlets) (Newtown)-7 (15)
16 24 SECOND HAND LOVE –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-4 (16)
17 28 PALISADES PARK –•– Freddy Cannon (Swan)-4 (17)
18 25 DON’T PLAY THAT SONG (You Lied) –•– Ben E. King (Atco)-7 (18)
19 33 PLAYBOY –•– The Marvelettes (Tamla)-5 (19)
20 8 P.T. 109 –•– Jimmy Dean (Columbia)-10 (8)
——
21 9 JOHNNY ANGEL –•– Shelley Fabares (Colpix)-14 (1)
22 22 TWISTIN’ MATILDA –•– Jimmy Soul (S.P.Q.R.)-10 (22)
23 16 I WISH THAT WE WERE MARRIED –•– Ronnie and the Hi-Lites (Joy)-10 (16)
24 30 FOLLOW THAT DREAM (From the “Follow That Dream” EP) –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-4 (24)
25 14 FUNNY WAY OF LAUGHIN’ –•– Burl Ives (Decca)-9 (10)
26 17 GOOD LUCK CHARM –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-12 (1)
27 26 TELL ME –•– Dick and DeeDee (Liberty)-12 (22)
28 62 THE STRIPPER –•– David Rose and His Orchestra (MGM)-4 (28)
29 40 SO THIS IS LOVE –•– The Castells (Era)-8 (29)
30 27 CATERINA –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-10 (23)
——
31 38 TEACH ME TONIGHT –•– George Maharis (Epic)-7 (31)
32 36 VILLAGE OF LOVE –•– Nathaniel Mayer and the Fabulous Twilights (Fortune)-6 (32)
33 41 THAT’S OLD FASHIONED (That’s the Way Love Should Be) –•– The Everly Brothers (Warner Brothers)-4 (33)
34 23 TWIST, TWIST SENORA –•– Gary (U.S.) Bonds (Legrand)-10 (9)
35 29 MOST PEOPLE GET MARRIED –•– Patti Page (Mercury)-7 (27)
36 35 NIGHT TRAIN –•– James Brown and the Famous Flames (King)-8 (35)
37 51 CINDY’S BIRTHDAY –•– Johnny Crawford (Del-Fi)-4 (37)
38 54 SNAP YOUR FINGERS –•– Joe Henderson (Todd)-3 (38)
39 49 I LOVE YOU –•– The Volumes (Chex)-6 (39)
40 46 ANY DAY NOW (My Wild Beautiful Bird) –•– Chuck Jackson (Wand)-6 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

41 19 SHOUT (Part 1) –•– Joey Dee and the Starliters (Roulette)-11 (6)
43 31 YOU ARE MINE –•– Frankie Avalon (Chancellor)-11 (26)
44 32 MOON RIVER –•– Henry Mancini and His Orchestra (RCA Victor)-25 (11)
47 34 LOVER PLEASE –•– Clyde McPhatter (Mercury)-14 (7)
49 37 SLOW TWISTIN’ –•– Chubby Checker (with Dee Dee Sharp) (Parkway)-14 (3)
55 39 SOUL TWIST –•– King Curtis and the Noble Knights (Enjoy)-13 (17)

POWER PLAYS

42 44 WALK ON THE WILD SIDE (Part 1) –•– Jimmy Smith and the Big Band (Verve)-4 (42)
45 48 HIT RECORD –•– Brook Benton (Mercury)-5 (45)
46 57 SHARING YOU –•– Bobby Vee (Liberty)-3 (46)
48 45 COUNT EVERY STAR –•– Linda Scott (Canadian American)-9 (41)
50 61 BORN TO LOSE –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-4 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

72 — THEME FROM “DR. KILDARE” (Three Stars Will Shine Tonight) –•– Richard Chamberlain (MGM)-1 (72)
84 — TWIST AND SHOUT –•– The Isley Brothers (Wand)-1 (84)
85 — THE CROWD –•– Roy Orbison (Monument)-1 (85)
86 — I’LL NEVER DANCE AGAIN –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-1 (86)
93 — ROUTE 66 THEME –•– Nelson Riddle and His Orchestra (Capitol)-1 (93)
95 — THE GREEN LEAVES OF SUMMER –•– Kenny Ball (Kapp)-1 (95)
97 — THAT HAPPY FEELING –•– Bert Kaempfert (Decca)-2 (97)
98 — SCOTCH AND SODA –•– The Kingston Trio (Capitol)-4 (88)
100 — I NEED YOUR LOVING –•– Don Gardner and Dee Dee Ford (Fire)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 9th June, 1962

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 I CAN’T STOP LOVING YOU –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-6 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 STRANGER ON THE SHORE –•– Mr. Acker Bilk (Atco)-13 (1)
3 4 LOVERS WHO WANDER –•– Dion (Laurie)-8 (3)
4 3 SOLDIER BOY –•– The Shirelles (Scepter)-12 (1)
5 10 (The Man Who Shot) LIBERTY VALANCE –•– Gene Pitney (Musicor)-7 (5)
6 12 IT KEEPS RIGHT ON A-HURTIN’ –•– Johnny Tillotson (Cadence)-5 (6)
7 16 SECOND HAND LOVE –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-5 (7)
8 9 THE ONE WHO REALLY LOVES YOU –•– Mary Wells (Motown)-12 (8)
9 17 PALISADES PARK –•– Freddy Cannon (Swan)-5 (9)
10 19 PLAYBOY –•– The Marvelettes (Tamla)-6 (10)
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11 11 CONSCIENCE –•– James Darren (Colpix)-9 (11)
12 18 DON’T PLAY THAT SONG (You Lied) –•– Ben E. King (Atco)-8 (12)
13 6 EVERYBODY LOVES ME BUT YOU –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-9 (6)
14 5 MASHED POTATO TIME –•– Dee Dee Sharp (Cameo)-15 (2)
15 28 THE STRIPPER –•– David Rose and His Orchestra (MGM)-5 (15)
16 14 SHE CRIED –•– Jay and the Americans (United Artists)-13 (5)
17 15 I SOLD MY HEART TO THE JUNKMAN –•– The Blue-Belles (The Starlets) (Newtown)-8 (15)
18 8 OLD RIVERS –•– Walter Brennan (Liberty)-10 (5)
19 7 SHOUT SHOUT (Knock Yourself Out) –•– Ernie Maresca (Seville)-11 (6)
20 13 UPTOWN –•– The Crystals (Philles)-11 (13)
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21 29 SO THIS IS LOVE –•– The Castells (Era)-9 (21)
22 24 FOLLOW THAT DREAM (From the “Follow That Dream” EP) –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-5 (22)
23 33 THAT’S OLD FASHIONED (That’s the Way Love Should Be) –•– The Everly Brothers (Warner Brothers)-5 (23)
24 22 TWISTIN’ MATILDA –•– Jimmy Soul (S.P.Q.R.)-11 (22)
25 37 CINDY’S BIRTHDAY –•– Johnny Crawford (Del-Fi)-5 (25)
26 31 TEACH ME TONIGHT –•– George Maharis (Epic)-8 (26)
27 38 SNAP YOUR FINGERS –•– Joe Henderson (Todd)-4 (27)
28 32 VILLAGE OF LOVE –•– Nathaniel Mayer and the Fabulous Twilights (Fortune)-7 (28)
29 25 FUNNY WAY OF LAUGHIN’ –•– Burl Ives (Decca)-10 (10)
30 62 AL DI LA’ –•– Emilio Pericoli (Warner Brothers)-4 (30)
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31 46 SHARING YOU –•– Bobby Vee (Liberty)-4 (31)
32 42 WALK ON THE WILD SIDE (Part 1) –•– Jimmy Smith and the Big Band (Verve)-5 (32)
33 21 JOHNNY ANGEL –•– Shelley Fabares (Colpix)-15 (1)
34 40 ANY DAY NOW (My Wild Beautiful Bird) –•– Chuck Jackson (Wand)-7 (34)
35 56 LEMON TREE –•– Peter, Paul and Mary (Warner Brothers)-6 (35)
36 39 I LOVE YOU –•– The Volumes (Chex)-7 (36)
37 20 P.T. 109 –•– Jimmy Dean (Columbia)-11 (8)
38 36 NIGHT TRAIN –•– James Brown and the Famous Flames (King)-9 (35)
39 23 I WISH THAT WE WERE MARRIED –•– Ronnie and the Hi-Lites (Joy)-11 (16)
40 27 TELL ME –•– Dick and DeeDee (Liberty)-13 (22)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

42 35 MOST PEOPLE GET MARRIED –•– Patti Page (Mercury)-8 (27)
43 26 GOOD LUCK CHARM –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-13 (1)
44 30 CATERINA –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-11 (23)

POWER PLAYS

41 68 A STEEL GUITAR AND A GLASS OF WINE –•– Paul Anka (RCA Victor)-3 (41)
45 53 THEME FROM “BEN CASEY” –•– Valjean (Carlton)-4 (45)
46 75 HAVING A PARTY –•– Sam Cooke (RCA Victor)-3 (46)
47 54 HOW IS JULIE? –•– The Lettermen (Capitol)-5 (47)
48 71 BRISTOL TWISTIN’ ANNIE –•– The Dovells (Parkway)-4 (48)
49 45 HIT RECORD –•– Brook Benton (Mercury)-6 (45)
50 65 FORTUNETELLER –•– Bobby Curtola (Del-Fi)-6 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

68 — ROSES ARE RED (My Love) –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-1 (68)
76 — STRANGER ON THE SHORE –•– Andy Williams (Columbia)-1 (76)
84 — JOHNNY LOVES ME –•– Shelley Fabares (Colpix)-1 (84)
85 — HOW CAN I MEET HER –•– The Everly Brothers (Warner Brothers)-2 (85)
87 — QUEEN OF MY HEART –•– Rene and Ray (Donna)-1 (87)
92 — KEEP YOUR LOVE LOCKED (Deep In Your Heart) –•– Paul Petersen (Colpix)-1 (92)
95 — DRUM STOMP –•– Sandy Nelson (Imperial)-2 (86)
96 — BABY ELEPHANT WALK –•– Lawrence Welk and His Orchestra (Dot)-1 (96)
97 — THE WAH WATUSI –•– The Orlons (Cameo)-1 (97)
98 — BABY ELEPHANT WALK –•– The Miniature Men (Dolton)-1 (98)
99 — DANCIN’ THE STRAND –•– Maureen Gray (Landa)-1 (99)
100 — SEALED WITH A KISS –•– Brian Hyland (ABC-Paramount)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 16th June, 1962

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 I CAN’T STOP LOVING YOU –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-7 (3 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 STRANGER ON THE SHORE –•– Mr. Acker Bilk (Atco)-14 (1)
3 6 IT KEEPS RIGHT ON A-HURTIN’ –•– Johnny Tillotson (Cadence)-6 (3)
4 5 (The Man Who Shot) LIBERTY VALANCE –•– Gene Pitney (Musicor)-8 (4)
5 9 PALISADES PARK –•– Freddy Cannon (Swan)-6 (5)
6 3 LOVERS WHO WANDER –•– Dion (Laurie)-9 (3)
7 7 SECOND HAND LOVE –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-6 (7)
8 15 THE STRIPPER –•– David Rose and His Orchestra (MGM)-6 (8)
9 10 PLAYBOY –•– The Marvelettes (Tamla)-7 (9)
10 8 THE ONE WHO REALLY LOVES YOU –•– Mary Wells (Motown)-13 (8)
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11 12 DON’T PLAY THAT SONG (You Lied) –•– Ben E. King (Atco)-9 (11)
12 25 CINDY’S BIRTHDAY –•– Johnny Crawford (Del-Fi)-6 (12)
13 23 THAT’S OLD FASHIONED (That’s the Way Love Should Be) –•– The Everly Brothers (Warner Brothers)-6 (13)
14 4 SOLDIER BOY –•– The Shirelles (Scepter)-13 (1)
15 22 FOLLOW THAT DREAM (From the “Follow That Dream” EP) –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-6 (15)
16 30 AL DI LA’ –•– Emilio Pericoli (Warner Brothers)-5 (16)
17 14 MASHED POTATO TIME –•– Dee Dee Sharp (Cameo)-16 (2)
18 27 SNAP YOUR FINGERS –•– Joe Henderson (Todd)-5 (18)
19 31 SHARING YOU –•– Bobby Vee (Liberty)-5 (19)
20 41 A STEEL GUITAR AND A GLASS OF WINE –•– Paul Anka (RCA Victor)-4 (20)
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21 13 EVERYBODY LOVES ME BUT YOU –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-10 (6)
22 17 I SOLD MY HEART TO THE JUNKMAN –•– The Blue-Belles (The Starlets) (Newtown)-9 (15)
23 21 SO THIS IS LOVE –•– The Castells (Era)-10 (21)
24 34 ANY DAY NOW (My Wild Beautiful Bird) –•– Chuck Jackson (Wand)-8 (24)
25 28 VILLAGE OF LOVE –•– Nathaniel Mayer and the Fabulous Twilights (Fortune)-8 (25)
26 26 TEACH ME TONIGHT –•– George Maharis (Epic)-9 (26)
27 24 TWISTIN’ MATILDA –•– Jimmy Soul (S.P.Q.R.)-12 (22)
28 20 UPTOWN –•– The Crystals (Philles)-12 (13)
29 18 OLD RIVERS –•– Walter Brennan (Liberty)-11 (5)
30 32 WALK ON THE WILD SIDE (Part 1) –•– Jimmy Smith and the Big Band (Verve)-6 (30)
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31 68 ROSES ARE RED (My Love) –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-2 (31)
32 16 SHE CRIED –•– Jay and the Americans (United Artists)-14 (5)
33 11 CONSCIENCE –•– James Darren (Colpix)-10 (11)
34 36 I LOVE YOU –•– The Volumes (Chex)-8 (34)
35 51 WOLVERTON MOUNTAIN –•– Claude King (Columbia)-4 (35)
36 46 HAVING A PARTY –•– Sam Cooke (RCA Victor)-4 (36)
37 45 THEME FROM “BEN CASEY” –•– Valjean (Carlton)-5 (37)
38 19 SHOUT SHOUT (Knock Yourself Out) –•– Ernie Maresca (Seville)-12 (6)
39 35 LEMON TREE –•– Peter, Paul and Mary (Warner Brothers)-7 (35)
40 60 JOHNNY GET ANGRY –•– Joanie Sommers (Warner Brothers)-4 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

50 29 FUNNY WAY OF LAUGHIN’ –•– Burl Ives (Decca)-11 (10)
54 40 TELL ME –•– Dick and DeeDee (Liberty)-14 (22)
55 38 NIGHT TRAIN –•– James Brown and the Famous Flames (King)-10 (35)
56 39 I WISH THAT WE WERE MARRIED –•– Ronnie and the Hi-Lites (Joy)-12 (16)

POWER PLAYS

41 52 THEME FROM “DR. KILDARE” (Three Stars Will Shine Tonight) –•– Richard Chamberlain (MGM)-3 (41)
42 47 HOW IS JULIE? –•– The Lettermen (Capitol)-6 (42)
43 62 I’LL NEVER DANCE AGAIN –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-3 (43)
44 48 BRISTOL TWISTIN’ ANNIE –•– The Dovells (Parkway)-5 (44)
45 50 FORTUNETELLER –•– Bobby Curtola (Del-Fi)-7 (45)
46 53 WHERE ARE YOU –•– Dinah Washington (Roulette)-5 (46)
47 49 HIT RECORD –•– Brook Benton (Mercury)-7 (45)
48 56 BALBOA BLUE –•– The Marketts (Liberty)-8 (48)
49 59 SWINGIN’ GENTLY –•– Earl Grant (Decca)-4 (49)

NEW THIS WEEK

61 — GRAVY (For My Mashed Potatoes) –•– Dee Dee Sharp (Cameo)-1 (61)
70 — SPEEDY GONZALES –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-1 (70)
78 — LITTLE BITTY PRETTY ONE –•– Clyde McPhatter (Mercury)-1 (78)
79 — DR. BEN BASEY –•– Mickey Shorr and the Cutups (Tuba)-1 (79)
86 — MARIANNA –•– Johnny Mathis (Columbia)-1 (86)
89 — DOWN IN THE VALLEY –•– Solomon Burke (Atlantic)-3 (89)
90 — I DON’T LOVE YOU NO MORE (I Don’t Care About You) –•– Jimmy Norman (Little Star)-1 (90)
93 — HAVE A GOOD TIME –•– Sue Thompson (Hickory)-1 (93)
96 — YOU’LL LOSE A GOOD THING –•– Barbara Lynn (Jamie)-1 (96)
97 — BONGO STOMP –•– Little Joey and the Flips (Joy)-1 (97)
98 — ADIOS AMIGO –•– Jim Reeves (RCA Victor)-5 (90)
99 — NEVER IN A MILLION YEARS –•– Linda Scott (Congress)-1 (99)
100 — LISA –•– Ferrante and Teicher (United Artists)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 23rd June, 1962

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 I CAN’T STOP LOVING YOU –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-8 (4 weeks at #1) (1)
2 8 THE STRIPPER –•– David Rose and His Orchestra (MGM)-7 (2)
3 5 PALISADES PARK –•– Freddy Cannon (Swan)-7 (3)
4 3 IT KEEPS RIGHT ON A-HURTIN’ –•– Johnny Tillotson (Cadence)-7 (3)
5 2 STRANGER ON THE SHORE –•– Mr. Acker Bilk (Atco)-15 (1)
6 4 (The Man Who Shot) LIBERTY VALANCE –•– Gene Pitney (Musicor)-9 (4)
7 9 PLAYBOY –•– The Marvelettes (Tamla)-8 (7)
8 12 CINDY’S BIRTHDAY –•– Johnny Crawford (Del-Fi)-7 (8)
9 13 THAT’S OLD FASHIONED (That’s the Way Love Should Be) –•– The Everly Brothers (Warner Brothers)-7 (9)
10 7 SECOND HAND LOVE –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-7 (7)
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11 18 SNAP YOUR FINGERS –•– Joe Henderson (Todd)-6 (11)
12 16 AL DI LA’ –•– Emilio Pericoli (Warner Brothers)-6 (12)
13 10 THE ONE WHO REALLY LOVES YOU –•– Mary Wells (Motown)-14 (8)
14 6 LOVERS WHO WANDER –•– Dion (Laurie)-10 (3)
15 15 FOLLOW THAT DREAM (From the “Follow That Dream” EP) –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-7 (15)
16 31 ROSES ARE RED (My Love) –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-3 (16)
17 20 A STEEL GUITAR AND A GLASS OF WINE –•– Paul Anka (RCA Victor)-5 (17)
18 19 SHARING YOU –•– Bobby Vee (Liberty)-6 (18)
19 11 DON’T PLAY THAT SONG (You Lied) –•– Ben E. King (Atco)-10 (11)
20 35 WOLVERTON MOUNTAIN –•– Claude King (Columbia)-5 (20)
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21 30 WALK ON THE WILD SIDE (Part 1) –•– Jimmy Smith and the Big Band (Verve)-7 (21)
22 25 VILLAGE OF LOVE –•– Nathaniel Mayer and the Fabulous Twilights (Fortune)-9 (22)
23 24 ANY DAY NOW (My Wild Beautiful Bird) –•– Chuck Jackson (Wand)-9 (23)
24 34 I LOVE YOU –•– The Volumes (Chex)-9 (24)
25 26 TEACH ME TONIGHT –•– George Maharis (Epic)-10 (25)
26 40 JOHNNY GET ANGRY –•– Joanie Sommers (Warner Brothers)-5 (26)
27 23 SO THIS IS LOVE –•– The Castells (Era)-11 (21)
28 37 THEME FROM “BEN CASEY” –•– Valjean (Carlton)-6 (28)
29 36 HAVING A PARTY –•– Sam Cooke (RCA Victor)-5 (29)
30 60 THE WAH WATUSI –•– The Orlons (Cameo)-3 (30)
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31 43 I’LL NEVER DANCE AGAIN –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-4 (31)
32 14 SOLDIER BOY –•– The Shirelles (Scepter)-14 (1)
33 41 THEME FROM “DR. KILDARE” (Three Stars Will Shine Tonight) –•– Richard Chamberlain (MGM)-4 (33)
34 61 GRAVY (For My Mashed Potatoes) –•– Dee Dee Sharp (Cameo)-2 (34)
35 27 TWISTIN’ MATILDA –•– Jimmy Soul (S.P.Q.R.)-13 (22)
36 46 WHERE ARE YOU –•– Dinah Washington (Roulette)-6 (36)
37 52 THE CROWD –•– Roy Orbison (Monument)-4 (37)
38 22 I SOLD MY HEART TO THE JUNKMAN –•– The Blue-Belles (The Starlets) (Newtown)-10 (15)
39 44 BRISTOL TWISTIN’ ANNIE –•– The Dovells (Parkway)-6 (39)
40 17 MASHED POTATO TIME –•– Dee Dee Sharp (Cameo)-17 (2)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

45 38 SHOUT SHOUT (Knock Yourself Out) –•– Ernie Maresca (Seville)-13 (6)
50 28 UPTOWN –•– The Crystals (Philles)-13 (13)
52 39 LEMON TREE –•– Peter, Paul and Mary (Warner Brothers)-8 (35)
53 21 EVERYBODY LOVES ME BUT YOU –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-11 (6)

POWER PLAYS

41 45 FORTUNETELLER –•– Bobby Curtola (Del-Fi)-8 (41)
42 65 SEALED WITH A KISS –•– Brian Hyland (ABC-Paramount)-3 (42)
43 57 I’LL TRY SOMETHING NEW –•– The Miracles (Tamla)-7 (43)
44 49 SWINGIN’ GENTLY –•– Earl Grant (Decca)-5 (44)
46 51 BORN TO LOSE –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-7 (46)
47 59 WEST OF THE WALL –•– Miss Toni Fisher (Big Top)-5 (47)
48 62 JOHNNY LOVES ME –•– Shelley Fabares (Colpix)-3 (48)
49 42 HOW IS JULIE? –•– The Lettermen (Capitol)-7 (42)

NEW THIS WEEK

68 — SEVEN DAY WEEKEND –•– Gary (U.S.) Bonds (Legrand)-1 (68)
69 — (Girls, Girls, Girls) MADE TO LOVE –•– Eddie Hodges (Cadence)-1 (69)
78 — DANCIN’ PARTY –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-1 (78)
80 — BUT NOT FOR ME –•– Ketty Lester (Era)-1 (80)
81 — GOOD LOVER –•– Jimmy Reed (Vee-Jay)-1 (81)
88 — WELCOME HOME BABY –•– The Shirelles (Scepter)-1 (88)
89 — THAT GREASY KID STUFF –•– Janie Grant (Caprice)-1 (89)
90 — LITTLE RED RENTED ROWBOAT –•– Joe Dowell (Smash)-1 (90)
94 — BRING IT ON HOME TO ME –•– Sam Cooke (RCA Victor)-1 (94)
95 — SUMMERTIME, SUMMERTIME –•– The Jamies (Epic)-12 (26)
96 — STEEL MEN –•– Jimmy Dean (Columbia)-1 (96)
99 — AIR TRAVEL –•– Ray and Bob (Ledo)-1 (99)
100 — SHAKE A HAND –•– Ruth Brown (Philips)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 30th June, 1962

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 I CAN’T STOP LOVING YOU –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-9 (5 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 THE STRIPPER –•– David Rose and His Orchestra (MGM)-8 (2)
3 3 PALISADES PARK –•– Freddy Cannon (Swan)-8 (3)
4 4 IT KEEPS RIGHT ON A-HURTIN’ –•– Johnny Tillotson (Cadence)-8 (3)
5 16 ROSES ARE RED (My Love) –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-4 (5)
6 6 (The Man Who Shot) LIBERTY VALANCE –•– Gene Pitney (Musicor)-10 (4)
7 7 PLAYBOY –•– The Marvelettes (Tamla)-9 (7)
8 8 CINDY’S BIRTHDAY –•– Johnny Crawford (Del-Fi)-8 (8)
9 5 STRANGER ON THE SHORE –•– Mr. Acker Bilk (Atco)-16 (1)
10 12 AL DI LA’ –•– Emilio Pericoli (Warner Brothers)-7 (10)
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11 11 SNAP YOUR FINGERS –•– Joe Henderson (Todd)-7 (11)
12 9 THAT’S OLD FASHIONED (That’s the Way Love Should Be) –•– The Everly Brothers (Warner Brothers)-8 (9)
13 20 WOLVERTON MOUNTAIN –•– Claude King (Columbia)-6 (13)
14 26 JOHNNY GET ANGRY –•– Joanie Sommers (Warner Brothers)-6 (14)
15 17 A STEEL GUITAR AND A GLASS OF WINE –•– Paul Anka (RCA Victor)-6 (15)
16 18 SHARING YOU –•– Bobby Vee (Liberty)-7 (16)
17 33 THEME FROM “DR. KILDARE” (Three Stars Will Shine Tonight) –•– Richard Chamberlain (MGM)-5 (17)
18 30 THE WAH WATUSI –•– The Orlons (Cameo)-4 (18)
19 10 SECOND HAND LOVE –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-8 (7)
20 31 I’LL NEVER DANCE AGAIN –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-5 (20)
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21 34 GRAVY (For My Mashed Potatoes) –•– Dee Dee Sharp (Cameo)-3 (21)
22 24 I LOVE YOU –•– The Volumes (Chex)-10 (22)
23 23 ANY DAY NOW (My Wild Beautiful Bird) –•– Chuck Jackson (Wand)-10 (23)
24 29 HAVING A PARTY –•– Sam Cooke (RCA Victor)-6 (24)
25 13 THE ONE WHO REALLY LOVES YOU –•– Mary Wells (Motown)-15 (8)
26 15 FOLLOW THAT DREAM (From the “Follow That Dream” EP) –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-8 (15)
27 42 SEALED WITH A KISS –•– Brian Hyland (ABC-Paramount)-4 (27)
28 21 WALK ON THE WILD SIDE (Part 1) –•– Jimmy Smith and the Big Band (Verve)-8 (21)
29 37 THE CROWD –•– Roy Orbison (Monument)-5 (29)
30 14 LOVERS WHO WANDER –•– Dion (Laurie)-11 (3)
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31 39 BRISTOL TWISTIN’ ANNIE –•– The Dovells (Parkway)-7 (31)
32 19 DON’T PLAY THAT SONG (You Lied) –•– Ben E. King (Atco)-11 (11)
33 22 VILLAGE OF LOVE –•– Nathaniel Mayer and the Fabulous Twilights (Fortune)-10 (22)
34 57 SPEEDY GONZALES –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-3 (34)
35 48 JOHNNY LOVES ME –•– Shelley Fabares (Colpix)-4 (35)
36 28 THEME FROM “BEN CASEY” –•– Valjean (Carlton)-7 (28)
37 59 TWIST AND SHOUT –•– The Isley Brothers (Wand)-5 (37)
38 51 LITTLE BITTY PRETTY ONE –•– Clyde McPhatter (Mercury)-3 (38)
39 43 I’LL TRY SOMETHING NEW –•– The Miracles (Tamla)-8 (39)
40 36 WHERE ARE YOU –•– Dinah Washington (Roulette)-7 (36)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

42 35 TWISTIN’ MATILDA –•– Jimmy Soul (S.P.Q.R.)-14 (22)
45 27 SO THIS IS LOVE –•– The Castells (Era)-12 (21)
48 25 TEACH ME TONIGHT –•– George Maharis (Epic)-11 (25)
59 38 I SOLD MY HEART TO THE JUNKMAN –•– The Blue-Belles (The Starlets) (Newtown)-11 (15)
73 40 MASHED POTATO TIME –•– Dee Dee Sharp (Cameo)-18 (2)

POWER PLAYS

41 46 BORN TO LOSE –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-8 (41)
43 41 FORTUNETELLER –•– Bobby Curtola (Del-Fi)-9 (41)
44 47 WEST OF THE WALL –•– Miss Toni Fisher (Big Top)-6 (44)
46 68 SEVEN DAY WEEKEND –•– Gary (U.S.) Bonds (Legrand)-2 (46)
47 78 DANCIN’ PARTY –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-2 (47)
49 44 SWINGIN’ GENTLY –•– Earl Grant (Decca)-6 (44)
50 88 WELCOME HOME BABY –•– The Shirelles (Scepter)-2 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

57 — IT STARTED ALL OVER AGAIN –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-1 (57)
66 — BREAKING UP IS HARD TO DO –•– Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)-1 (66)
70 — AHAB, THE ARAB –•– Ray Stevens (Mercury)-1 (70)
84 — IF I SHOULD LOSE YOU –•– The Dreamlovers (End)-1 (84)
86 — THE LOCO-MOTION –•– Little Eva (Dimension)-1 (86)
88 — NOTHING NEW (Same Old Thing) –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-1 (88)
89 — YOU SHOULD’A TREATED ME RIGHT –•– Ike and Tina Turner (Sue)-1 (89)
90 — MARY’S LITTLE LAMB –•– James Darren (Colpix)-1 (90)
92 — WORRIED MIND –•– Ray Anthony (Capitol)-1 (92)
93 — GOODNIGHT, IRENE –•– Jerry Reed and the Hully Girlies (Columbia)-1 (93)
94 – WHAT DID DADDY DO –•– Shep and the Limelites (Hull)-1 (94)
95 — PARTY LIGHTS –•– Claudine Clark (Chancellor)-1 (95)
96 — LA BAMBA –•– The Tokens (RCA Victor)-1 (96) *
98 — MY TIME FOR CRYIN’ –•– Maxine Brown (ABC-Paramount)-1 (98)
99 — CRY MYSELF TO SLEEP –•– Del Shannon (Big Top)-1 (99)
100 — POTATO PEELER –•– Bobby Gregg and His Friends (Cotton)-1 (100)

EDITOR’S NOTE for Chart entry #96: * Erroneously listed by RCA Victor as “La Bomba”. This is a cover of the Richie Valens’ release of “La Bamba”.

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 7th July, 1962

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 2 THE STRIPPER –•– David Rose and His Orchestra (MGM)-9 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 5 ROSES ARE RED (My Love) –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-5 (2)
3 1 I CAN’T STOP LOVING YOU –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-10 (1)
4 3 PALISADES PARK –•– Freddy Cannon (Swan)-9 (3)
5 4 IT KEEPS RIGHT ON A-HURTIN’ –•– Johnny Tillotson (Cadence)-9 (3)
6 10 AL DI LA’ –•– Emilio Pericoli (Warner Brothers)-8 (6)
7 13 WOLVERTON MOUNTAIN –•– Claude King (Columbia)-7 (7)
8 11 SNAP YOUR FINGERS –•– Joe Henderson (Todd)-8 (8)
9 14 JOHNNY GET ANGRY –•– Joanie Sommers (Warner Brothers)-7 (9)
10 7 PLAYBOY –•– The Marvelettes (Tamla)-10 (7)
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11 8 CINDY’S BIRTHDAY –•– Johnny Crawford (Del-Fi)-9 (8)
12 27 SEALED WITH A KISS –•– Brian Hyland (ABC-Paramount)-5 (12)
13 15 A STEEL GUITAR AND A GLASS OF WINE –•– Paul Anka (RCA Victor)-7 (13)
14 18 THE WAH WATUSI –•– The Orlons (Cameo)-5 (14)
15 16 SHARING YOU –•– Bobby Vee (Liberty)-8 (15)
16 21 GRAVY (For My Mashed Potatoes) –•– Dee Dee Sharp (Cameo)-4 (16)
17 17 THEME FROM “DR. KILDARE” (Three Stars Will Shine Tonight) –•– Richard Chamberlain (MGM)-6 (17)
18 20 I’LL NEVER DANCE AGAIN –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-6 (18)
19 9 STRANGER ON THE SHORE –•– Mr. Acker Bilk (Atco)-17 (1)
20 6 (The Man Who Shot) LIBERTY VALANCE –•– Gene Pitney (Musicor)-11 (4)
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21 24 HAVING A PARTY –•– Sam Cooke (RCA Victor)-7 (21)
22 34 SPEEDY GONZALES –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-4 (22)
23 12 THAT’S OLD FASHIONED (That’s the Way Love Should Be) –•– The Everly Brothers (Warner Brothers)-9 (9)
24 35 JOHNNY LOVES ME –•– Shelley Fabares (Colpix)-5 (24)
25 28 WALK ON THE WILD SIDE (Part 1) –•– Jimmy Smith and the Big Band (Verve)-9 (21)
26 66 BREAKING UP IS HARD TO DO –•– Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)-2 (26)
27 29 THE CROWD –•– Roy Orbison (Monument)-6 (27)
28 38 LITTLE BITTY PRETTY ONE –•– Clyde McPhatter (Mercury)-4 (28)
29 31 BRISTOL TWISTIN’ ANNIE –•– The Dovells (Parkway)-8 (29)
30 47 DANCIN’ PARTY –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-3 (30)
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31 37 TWIST AND SHOUT –•– The Isley Brothers (Wand)-6 (31)
32 22 I LOVE YOU –•– The Volumes (Chex)-11 (22)
33 53 I NEED YOUR LOVING –•– Don Gardner and Dee Dee Ford (Fire)-6 (33)
34 25 THE ONE WHO REALLY LOVES YOU –•– Mary Wells (Motown)-16 (8)
35 36 THEME FROM “BEN CASEY” –•– Valjean (Carlton)-8 (28)
36 46 SEVEN DAY WEEKEND –•– Gary (U.S.) Bonds (Legrand)-3 (36)
37 23 ANY DAY NOW (My Wild Beautiful Bird) –•– Chuck Jackson (Wand)-11 (23)
38 51 (Girls, Girls, Girls) MADE TO LOVE –•– Eddie Hodges (Cadence)-3 (38)
39 50 WELCOME HOME BABY –•– The Shirelles (Scepter)-3 (39)
40 40 WHERE ARE YOU –•– Dinah Washington (Roulette)-8 (36)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

44 39 I’LL TRY SOMETHING NEW –•– The Miracles (Tamla)-9 (39)
49 19 SECOND HAND LOVE –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-9 (7)
51 33 VILLAGE OF LOVE –•– Nathaniel Mayer and the Fabulous Twilights (Fortune)-11 (22)
54 26 FOLLOW THAT DREAM (From the “Follow That Dream” EP) –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-9 (15)
63 30 LOVERS WHO WANDER –•– Dion (Laurie)-12 (3)
67 32 DON’T PLAY THAT SONG (You Lied) –•– Ben E. King (Atco)-12 (11)

POWER PLAYS

41 43 FORTUNETELLER –•– Bobby Curtola (Del-Fi)-10 (41)
42 44 WEST OF THE WALL –•– Miss Toni Fisher (Big Top)-7 (42)
43 64 YOU’LL LOSE A GOOD THING –•– Barbara Lynn (Jamie)-4 (43)
45 55 STRANGER ON THE SHORE –•– Andy Williams (Columbia)-5 (45)
46 65 BONGO STOMP –•– Little Joey and the Flips (Joy)-4 (46)
47 70 AHAB, THE ARAB –•– Ray Stevens (Mercury)-2 (47)
48 41 BORN TO LOSE –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-9 (41)
50 54 LIMBO ROCK –•– The Champs (Challange)-7 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

65 — HEART IN HAND –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-1 (65)
72 — LITTLE DIANE –•– Dion (Laurie)-1 (72)
81 — HOT PEPPER –•– Floyd Cramer (RCA Victor)-1 (81)
82 — WHY DID YOU LEAVE ME –•– Vince Edwards (Russ-Fi)-1 (82)
83 — THE BALLAD OF PALADIN –•– Duane Eddy (RCA Victor)-1 (83)
86 — SHOUT AND SHIMMY –•– James Brown and the Famous Flames (King)-1 (86)
88 — THINGS –•– Bobby Darin (Atco)-1 (88)
90 — THAT GREASY KID STUFF –•– Janie Grant (Caprice)-2 (89)
92 — I JUST CAN’T HELP IT –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-1 (92)
94 — MY DADDY IS PRESIDENT –•– Little Jo Ann (Kapp)-1 (94)
95 — DANCIN’ THE STRAND –•– Maureen Gray (Landa)-3 (91)
98 — SWEET AND LOVELY –•– April Stevens and Nino Tempo (Atco)-1 (98)
99 — I’M HANGING UP MY HEART FOR YOU –•– Solomon Burke (Atlantic)-1 (99)
100 — MAKE IT EASY ON YOURSELF –•– Jerry Butler (Vee-Jay)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 14th July, 1962

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 2 ROSES ARE RED (My Love) –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-6 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 1 THE STRIPPER –•– David Rose and His Orchestra (MGM)-10 (1)
3 3 I CAN’T STOP LOVING YOU –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-11 (1)
4 14 THE WAH WATUSI –•– The Orlons (Cameo)-6 (4)
5 12 SEALED WITH A KISS –•– Brian Hyland (ABC-Paramount)-6 (5)
6 4 PALISADES PARK –•– Freddy Cannon (Swan)-10 (3)
7 7 WOLVERTON MOUNTAIN –•– Claude King (Columbia)-8 (7)
8 5 IT KEEPS RIGHT ON A-HURTIN’ –•– Johnny Tillotson (Cadence)-10 (3)
9 16 GRAVY (For My Mashed Potatoes) –•– Dee Dee Sharp (Cameo)-5 (9)
10 6 AL DI LA’ –•– Emilio Pericoli (Warner Brothers)-9 (6)
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11 9 JOHNNY GET ANGRY –•– Joanie Sommers (Warner Brothers)-8 (9)
12 8 SNAP YOUR FINGERS –•– Joe Henderson (Todd)-9 (8)
13 22 SPEEDY GONZALES –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-5 (13)
14 18 I’LL NEVER DANCE AGAIN –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-7 (14)
15 17 THEME FROM “DR. KILDARE” (Three Stars Will Shine Tonight) –•– Richard Chamberlain (MGM)-7 (15)
16 10 PLAYBOY –•– The Marvelettes (Tamla)-11 (7)
17 21 HAVING A PARTY –•– Sam Cooke (RCA Victor)-8 (17)
18 47 AHAB, THE ARAB –•– Ray Stevens (Mercury)-3 (18)
19 26 BREAKING UP IS HARD TO DO –•– Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)-3 (19)
20 30 DANCIN’ PARTY –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-4 (20)
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21 11 CINDY’S BIRTHDAY –•– Johnny Crawford (Del-Fi)-10 (8)
22 24 JOHNNY LOVES ME –•– Shelley Fabares (Colpix)-6 (22)
23 31 TWIST AND SHOUT –•– The Isley Brothers (Wand)-7 (23)
24 33 I NEED YOUR LOVING –•– Don Gardner and Dee Dee Ford (Fire)-7 (24)
25 28 LITTLE BITTY PRETTY ONE –•– Clyde McPhatter (Mercury)-5 (25)
26 27 THE CROWD –•– Roy Orbison (Monument)-7 (26)
27 29 BRISTOL TWISTIN’ ANNIE –•– The Dovells (Parkway)-9 (27)
28 13 A STEEL GUITAR AND A GLASS OF WINE –•– Paul Anka (RCA Victor)-8 (13)
29 38 (Girls, Girls, Girls) MADE TO LOVE –•– Eddie Hodges (Cadence)-4 (29)
30 15 SHARING YOU –•– Bobby Vee (Liberty)-9 (15)
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31 25 WALK ON THE WILD SIDE (Part 1) –•– Jimmy Smith and the Big Band (Verve)-10 (21)
32 36 SEVEN DAY WEEKEND –•– Gary (U.S.) Bonds (Legrand)-4 (32)
33 43 YOU’LL LOSE A GOOD THING –•– Barbara Lynn (Jamie)-5 (33)
34 39 WELCOME HOME BABY –•– The Shirelles (Scepter)-4 (34)
35 46 BONGO STOMP –•– Little Joey and the Flips (Joy)-5 (35)
36 19 STRANGER ON THE SHORE –•– Mr. Acker Bilk (Atco)-18 (1)
37 42 WEST OF THE WALL –•– Miss Toni Fisher (Big Top)-8 (37)
38 45 STRANGER ON THE SHORE –•– Andy Williams (Columbia)-6 (38)
39 23 THAT’S OLD FASHIONED (That’s the Way Love Should Be) –•– The Everly Brothers (Warner Brothers)-10 (9)
40 50 LIMBO ROCK –•– The Champs (Challange)-8 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

42 20 (The Man Who Shot) LIBERTY VALANCE –•– Gene Pitney (Musicor)-12 (4)
44 32 I LOVE YOU –•– The Volumes (Chex)-12 (22)
45 34 THE ONE WHO REALLY LOVES YOU –•– Mary Wells (Motown)-17 (8)
46 37 ANY DAY NOW (My Wild Beautiful Bird) –•– Chuck Jackson (Wand)-12 (23)
48 40 WHERE ARE YOU –•– Dinah Washington (Roulette)-9 (36)
63 35 THEME FROM “BEN CASEY” –•– Valjean (Carlton)-9 (28)

POWER PLAYS

41 53 IT STARTED ALL OVER AGAIN –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-3 (41)
43 55 BUT NOT FOR ME –•– Ketty Lester (Era)-4 (43)
47 44 I’LL TRY SOMETHING NEW –•– The Miracles (Tamla)-10 (39)
49 41 FORTUNETELLER –•– Bobby Curtola (Del-Fi)-11 (41)
50 56 HAVE A GOOD TIME –•– Sue Thompson (Hickory)-5 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

80 — BEN CRAZY –•– Dickie Goodman (Diamond)-1 (80)
85 — BRING IT ON HOME TO ME –•– Sam Cooke (RCA Victor)-2 (85)
87 — ABOVE THE STARS –•– Mr. Acker Bilk (Atco)-1 (87)
88 — WHAT’S A MATTER BABY (Is It Hurting You) –•– Timi Yuro (Liberty)-1 (88)
89 — ALL NIGHT LONG –•– Sandy Nelson (Imperial)-1 (89)
92 — THE BIRD MAN –•– The Highwaymen (United Artists)-1 (92)
94 — KEEP YOUR HANDS IN YOUR POCKETS –•– The Playmates (Roulette)-1 (94)
95 — A TASTE OF HONEY –•– Martin Denny and His Orchestra (Liberty)-1 (95)
97 — RINKY DINK –•– Dave “Baby” Cortez (Julia/Chess)-1 (97)
98 — THEME FROM “HATARI!” –•– Henry Mancini and His Orchestra (RCA Victor)-1 (98)
99 — LA BAMBA –•– The Tokens (RCA Victor)-2 (96) *
100 — A MIRACLE –•– Frankie Avalon (Chancellor)-1 (100)

EDITOR’S NOTE for chart entry #99: * Erroneously listed by RCA Victor as “La Bomba”. This is a cover of the Richie Valens’ release of “La Bamba”.

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 21st July, 1962

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 ROSES ARE RED (My Love) –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-7 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 4 THE WAH WATUSI –•– The Orlons (Cameo)-7 (2)
3 3 I CAN’T STOP LOVING YOU –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-12 (1)
4 2 THE STRIPPER –•– David Rose and His Orchestra (MGM)-11 (1)
5 5 SEALED WITH A KISS –•– Brian Hyland (ABC-Paramount)-7 (5)
6 7 WOLVERTON MOUNTAIN –•– Claude King (Columbia)-9 (6)
7 11 JOHNNY GET ANGRY –•– Joanie Sommers (Warner Brothers)-9 (7)
8 13 SPEEDY GONZALES –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-6 (8)
9 9 GRAVY (For My Mashed Potatoes) –•– Dee Dee Sharp (Cameo)-6 (9)
10 6 PALISADES PARK –•– Freddy Cannon (Swan)-11 (3)
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11 10 AL DI LA’ –•– Emilio Pericoli (Warner Brothers)-10 (6)
12 18 AHAB, THE ARAB –•– Ray Stevens (Mercury)-4 (12)
13 19 BREAKING UP IS HARD TO DO –•– Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)-4 (13)
14 8 IT KEEPS RIGHT ON A-HURTIN’ –•– Johnny Tillotson (Cadence)-11 (3)
15 20 DANCIN’ PARTY –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-5 (15)
16 14 I’LL NEVER DANCE AGAIN –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-8 (14)
17 17 HAVING A PARTY –•– Sam Cooke (RCA Victor)-9 (17)
18 15 THEME FROM “DR. KILDARE” (Three Stars Will Shine Tonight) –•– Richard Chamberlain (MGM)-8 (15)
19 29 (Girls, Girls, Girls) MADE TO LOVE –•– Eddie Hodges (Cadence)-5 (19)
20 12 SNAP YOUR FINGERS –•– Joe Henderson (Todd)-10 (8)
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21 22 JOHNNY LOVES ME –•– Shelley Fabares (Colpix)-7 (21)
22 23 TWIST AND SHOUT –•– The Isley Brothers (Wand)-8 (22)
23 33 YOU’LL LOSE A GOOD THING –•– Barbara Lynn (Jamie)-6 (23)
24 24 I NEED YOUR LOVING –•– Don Gardner and Dee Dee Ford (Fire)-8 (24)
25 16 PLAYBOY –•– The Marvelettes (Tamla)-12 (7)
26 52 THE LOCO-MOTION –•– Little Eva (Dimension)-4 (26)
27 32 SEVEN DAY WEEKEND –•– Gary (U.S.) Bonds (Legrand)-5 (27)
28 34 WELCOME HOME BABY –•– The Shirelles (Scepter)-5 (28)
29 25 LITTLE BITTY PRETTY ONE –•– Clyde McPhatter (Mercury)-6 (25)
30 21 CINDY’S BIRTHDAY –•– Johnny Crawford (Del-Fi)-11 (8)
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31 41 IT STARTED ALL OVER AGAIN –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-4 (31)
32 60 PARTY LIGHTS –•– Claudine Clark (Chancellor)-4 (32)
33 26 THE CROWD –•– Roy Orbison (Monument)-8 (26)
34 61 THINGS –•– Bobby Darin (Atco)-3 (34)
35 28 A STEEL GUITAR AND A GLASS OF WINE –•– Paul Anka (RCA Victor)-9 (13)
36 55 HEART IN HAND –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-3 (36)
37 53 LITTLE DIANE –•– Dion (Laurie)-3 (37)
38 27 BRISTOL TWISTIN’ ANNIE –•– The Dovells (Parkway)-10 (27)
39 31 WALK ON THE WILD SIDE (Part 1) –•– Jimmy Smith and the Big Band (Verve)-11 (21)
40 50 HAVE A GOOD TIME –•– Sue Thompson (Hickory)-6 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

42 35 BONGO STOMP –•– Little Joey and the Flips (Joy)-6 (35)
44 36 STRANGER ON THE SHORE –•– Mr. Acker Bilk (Atco)-19 (1)
45 37 WEST OF THE WALL –•– Miss Toni Fisher (Big Top)-9 (37)
48 40 LIMBO ROCK –•– The Champs (Challange)-9 (40)
51 38 STRANGER ON THE SHORE –•– Andy Williams (Columbia)-7 (38)
54 30 SHARING YOU –•– Bobby Vee (Liberty)-10 (15)

POWER PLAYS

41 43 BUT NOT FOR ME –•– Ketty Lester (Era)-5 (41)
43 58 LITTLE RED RENTED ROWBOAT –•– Joe Dowell (Smash)-5 (43)
46 51 STEEL MEN –•– Jimmy Dean (Columbia)-5 (46)
47 49 FORTUNETELLER –•– Bobby Curtola (Del-Fi)-12 (41)
49 85 BRING IT ON HOME TO ME –•– Sam Cooke (RCA Victor)-3 (49)
50 54 ROUTE 66 THEME –•– Nelson Riddle and His Orchestra (Capitol)-8 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

70 — A SWINGIN’ SAFARI –•– Billy Vaughn and His Orchestra (Dot)-1 (70)
83 — SHAME ON ME –•– Bobby Bare (RCA Victor)-1 (83)
85 — I’M HANGING UP MY HEART FOR YOU –•– Solomon Burke (Atlantic)-2 (85)
87 — LIFE’S TOO SHORT –•– The LaFayettes (RCA Victor)-1 (87)
91 — BEACH PARTY –•– King Curtis and the Noble Knights (Capitol)-1 (91)
92 — DON’T CRY, BABY –•– Aretha Franklin (Columbia)-1 (92)
93 — CALL ME MR. IN-BETWEEN –•– Burl Ives (Decca)-1 (93)
94 — COME ON LITTLE ANGEL –•– The Belmonts (Sabrina)-1 (94)
96 — TILL DEATH DO US PART –•– Bob Braun (Decca)-1 (96)
98 — DANCE WITH MR. DOMINO –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-1 (98)
99 — REAP WHAT YOU SOW –•– Billy Stewart (Chess)-1 (99)
100 — GOODBYE DAD –•– The Castle Sisters (Terrace)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 28th July, 1962

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 ROSES ARE RED (My Love) –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-8 (3 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 THE WAH WATUSI –•– The Orlons (Cameo)-8 (2)
3 5 SEALED WITH A KISS –•– Brian Hyland (ABC-Paramount)-8 (3)
4 3 I CAN’T STOP LOVING YOU –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-13 (1)
5 4 THE STRIPPER –•– David Rose and His Orchestra (MGM)-12 (1)
6 8 SPEEDY GONZALES –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-7 (6)
7 6 WOLVERTON MOUNTAIN –•– Claude King (Columbia)-10 (6)
8 13 BREAKING UP IS HARD TO DO –•– Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)-5 (8)
9 9 GRAVY (For My Mashed Potatoes) –•– Dee Dee Sharp (Cameo)-7 (9)
10 12 AHAB, THE ARAB –•– Ray Stevens (Mercury)-5 (10)
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11 7 JOHNNY GET ANGRY –•– Joanie Sommers (Warner Brothers)-10 (7)
12 15 DANCIN’ PARTY –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-6 (12)
13 18 THEME FROM “DR. KILDARE” (Three Stars Will Shine Tonight) –•– Richard Chamberlain (MGM)-9 (13)
14 26 THE LOCO-MOTION –•– Little Eva (Dimension)-5 (14)
15 23 YOU’LL LOSE A GOOD THING –•– Barbara Lynn (Jamie)-7 (15)
16 10 PALISADES PARK –•– Freddy Cannon (Swan)-12 (3)
17 11 AL DI LA’ –•– Emilio Pericoli (Warner Brothers)-11 (6)
18 19 (Girls, Girls, Girls) MADE TO LOVE –•– Eddie Hodges (Cadence)-6 (18)
19 22 TWIST AND SHOUT –•– The Isley Brothers (Wand)-9 (19)
20 24 I NEED YOUR LOVING –•– Don Gardner and Dee Dee Ford (Fire)-9 (20)
——
21 17 HAVING A PARTY –•– Sam Cooke (RCA Victor)-10 (17)
22 28 WELCOME HOME BABY –•– The Shirelles (Scepter)-6 (22)
23 32 PARTY LIGHTS –•– Claudine Clark (Chancellor)-5 (23)
24 34 THINGS –•– Bobby Darin (Atco)-4 (24)
25 16 I’LL NEVER DANCE AGAIN –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-9 (14)
26 36 HEART IN HAND –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-4 (26)
27 37 LITTLE DIANE –•– Dion (Laurie)-4 (27)
28 14 IT KEEPS RIGHT ON A-HURTIN’ –•– Johnny Tillotson (Cadence)-12 (3)
29 31 IT STARTED ALL OVER AGAIN –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-5 (29)
30 21 JOHNNY LOVES ME –•– Shelley Fabares (Colpix)-8 (21)
——
31 20 SNAP YOUR FINGERS –•– Joe Henderson (Todd)-11 (8)
32 29 LITTLE BITTY PRETTY ONE –•– Clyde McPhatter (Mercury)-7 (25)
33 42 BONGO STOMP –•– Little Joey and the Flips (Joy)-7 (33)
34 43 LITTLE RED RENTED ROWBOAT –•– Joe Dowell (Smash)-6 (34)
35 40 HAVE A GOOD TIME –•– Sue Thompson (Hickory)-7 (35)
36 25 PLAYBOY –•– The Marvelettes (Tamla)-13 (7)
37 33 THE CROWD –•– Roy Orbison (Monument)-9 (26)
38 30 CINDY’S BIRTHDAY –•– Johnny Crawford (Del-Fi)-12 (8)
39 35 A STEEL GUITAR AND A GLASS OF WINE –•– Paul Anka (RCA Victor)-10 (13)
40 27 SEVEN DAY WEEKEND –•– Gary (U.S.) Bonds (Legrand)-6 (27)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

46 39 WALK ON THE WILD SIDE (Part 1) –•– Jimmy Smith and the Big Band (Verve)-12 (21)
54 38 BRISTOL TWISTIN’ ANNIE –•– The Dovells (Parkway)-11 (27)

POWER PLAYS

41 41 BUT NOT FOR ME –•– Ketty Lester (Era)-6 (41)
42 50 ROUTE 66 THEME –•– Nelson Riddle and His Orchestra (Capitol)-9 (42)
43 46 STEEL MEN –•– Jimmy Dean (Columbia)-6 (43)
44 49 BRING IT ON HOME TO ME –•– Sam Cooke (RCA Victor)-4 (44)
45 52 SUMMERTIME, SUMMERTIME –•– The Jamies (Epic)-17 (26)
47 55 MARY’S LITTLE LAMB –•– James Darren (Colpix)-5 (47)
48 45 WEST OF THE WALL –•– Miss Toni Fisher (Big Top)-10 (37)
49 53 I DON’T LOVE YOU NO MORE (I Don’t Care About You) –•– Jimmy Norman (Little Star)-7 (49)
50 48 LIMBO ROCK –•– The Champs (Challenge)-10 (40)

NEW THIS WEEK

56 — YOU DON’T KNOW ME –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-1 (56)
73 — SHEILA –•– Tommy Roe (ABC-Paramount)-1 (73)
78 — VACATION –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-1 (78)
84 — ALLEY CAT –•– Bent Fabric and His Piano (Atco)-1 (84)
86 — DEVIL WOMAN –•– Marty Robbins (Columbia)-1 (86)
88 — CARELESS LOVE –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-1 (88)
90 — STOP THE WEDDING –•– Etta James (Argo)-1 (90)
91 — CALLIN’ DOCTOR CASEY –•– John D. Loudermilk (RCA Victor)-1 (91)
96 — LITTLE YOUNG LOVER –•– The Impressions (ABC-Paramount)-1 (96)
98 — I’M TOSSIN’ AND TURNIN’ AGAIN –•– Bobby Lewis (Beltone)-1 (98)
99 — JIVIN’ AROUND –•– The Al Casey Combo (Stacy)-1 (99)
100 — COME ON BABY –•– Bruce Channel (Smash)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 4th August, 1962

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 ROSES ARE RED (My Love) –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-9 (4 weeks at #1) (1)
2 8 BREAKING UP IS HARD TO DO –•– Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)-6 (2)
3 3 SEALED WITH A KISS –•– Brian Hyland (ABC-Paramount)-9 (3)
4 2 THE WAH WATUSI –•– The Orlons (Cameo)-9 (2)
5 10 AHAB, THE ARAB –•– Ray Stevens (Mercury)-6 (5)
6 6 SPEEDY GONZALES –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-8 (6)
7 4 I CAN’T STOP LOVING YOU –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-14 (1)
8 14 THE LOCO-MOTION –•– Little Eva (Dimension)-6 (8)
9 5 THE STRIPPER –•– David Rose and His Orchestra (MGM)-13 (1)
10 13 THEME FROM “DR. KILDARE” (Three Stars Will Shine Tonight) –•– Richard Chamberlain (MGM)-10 (10)
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11 7 WOLVERTON MOUNTAIN –•– Claude King (Columbia)-11 (6)
12 12 DANCIN’ PARTY –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-7 (12)
13 15 YOU’LL LOSE A GOOD THING –•– Barbara Lynn (Jamie)-8 (13)
14 11 JOHNNY GET ANGRY –•– Joanie Sommers (Warner Brothers)-11 (7)
15 9 GRAVY (For My Mashed Potatoes) –•– Dee Dee Sharp (Cameo)-8 (9)
16 24 THINGS –•– Bobby Darin (Atco)-5 (16)
17 18 (Girls, Girls, Girls) MADE TO LOVE –•– Eddie Hodges (Cadence)-7 (17)
18 19 TWIST AND SHOUT –•– The Isley Brothers (Wand)-10 (18)
19 27 LITTLE DIANE –•– Dion (Laurie)-5 (19)
20 20 I NEED YOUR LOVING –•– Don Gardner and Dee Dee Ford (Fire)-10 (20)
——
21 23 PARTY LIGHTS –•– Claudine Clark (Chancellor)-6 (21)
22 26 HEART IN HAND –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-5 (22)
23 16 PALISADES PARK –•– Freddy Cannon (Swan)-13 (3)
24 17 AL DI LA’ –•– Emilio Pericoli (Warner Brothers)-12 (6)
25 34 LITTLE RED RENTED ROWBOAT –•– Joe Dowell (Smash)-7 (25)
26 21 HAVING A PARTY –•– Sam Cooke (RCA Victor)-11 (17)
27 56 YOU DON’T KNOW ME –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-2 (27)
28 22 WELCOME HOME BABY –•– The Shirelles (Scepter)-7 (22)
29 25 I’LL NEVER DANCE AGAIN –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-10 (14)
30 28 IT KEEPS RIGHT ON A-HURTIN’ –•– Johnny Tillotson (Cadence)-13 (3)
——
31 42 ROUTE 66 THEME –•– Nelson Riddle and His Orchestra (Capitol)-10 (31)
32 44 BRING IT ON HOME TO ME –•– Sam Cooke (RCA Victor)-5 (32)
33 29 IT STARTED ALL OVER AGAIN –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-6 (29)
34 30 JOHNNY LOVES ME –•– Shelley Fabares (Colpix)-9 (21)
35 33 BONGO STOMP –•– Little Joey and the Flips (Joy)-8 (33)
36 31 SNAP YOUR FINGERS –•– Joe Henderson (Todd)-12 (8)
37 35 HAVE A GOOD TIME –•– Sue Thompson (Hickory)-8 (35)
38 45 SUMMERTIME, SUMMERTIME –•– The Jamies (Epic)-18 (26)
39 47 MARY’S LITTLE LAMB –•– James Darren (Colpix)-6 (39)
40 36 PLAYBOY –•– The Marvelettes (Tamla)-14 (7)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

53 32 LITTLE BITTY PRETTY ONE –•– Clyde McPhatter (Mercury)-8 (25)
58 37 THE CROWD –•– Roy Orbison (Monument)-10 (26)
64 38 CINDY’S BIRTHDAY –•– Johnny Crawford (Del-Fi)-13 (8)
65 40 SEVEN DAY WEEKEND –•– Gary (U.S.) Bonds (Legrand)-7 (27)

POWER PLAYS

41 43 STEEL MEN –•– Jimmy Dean (Columbia)-7 (41)
42 76 CALL ME MR. IN-BETWEEN –•– Burl Ives (Decca)-3 (42)
43 73 SHEILA –•– Tommy Roe (ABC-Paramount)-2 (43)
44 60 RINKY DINK –•– Dave “Baby” Cortez (Julia/Chess)-4 (44)
45 55 THE BALLAD OF PALADIN –•– Duane Eddy (RCA Victor)-5 (45)
46 52 WHAT’S A MATTER BABY (Is It Hurting You) –•– Timi Yuro (Liberty)-4 (46)
47 49 I DON’T LOVE YOU NO MORE (I Don’t Care About You) –•– Jimmy Norman (Little Star)-8 (47)
48 64 A SWINGIN’ SAFARI –•– Billy Vaughn and His Orchestra (Dot)-3 (48)
49 41 BUT NOT FOR ME –•– Ketty Lester (Era)-7 (41)
50 57 BABY ELEPHANT WALK –•– Lawrence Welk and His Orchestra (Dot)-9 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

57 — SHE’S NOT YOU –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-1 (57)
79 — MR. SONGWRITER –•– Connie Stevens (Warner Brothers)-1 (79)
82 — POINT OF NO RETURN –•– Gene McDaniels (Liberty)-1 (82)
83 — LET’S DANCE –•– Chris Montez (Monogram)-1 (83)
84 — RIGHT STRING BUT THE WRONG YO-YO –•– Dr. Feelgood and the Interns (Okeh)-1 (84)
87 — LOLITA YA-YA –•– The Ventures (Dolton)-1 (87)
89 — THE BOYS’ NIGHT OUT –•– Patti Page (Mercury)-1 (89)
90 — THEME FROM “A SUMMER PLACE” –•– Dick Roman (Harmon)-1 (90)
91 — RAMBLIN’ ROSE –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-1 (91)
93 — YOU BELONG TO ME –•– The Duprees (Coed)-1 (93)
94 — SILVER THREADS AND GOLDEN NEEDLES –•– The Springfields (Philips)-1 (94)
96 — POOR LITTLE PUPPET –•– Cathy Carroll (Warner Brothers)-1 (96)
97 — SUGAR PLUM –•– Ike Clanton (Mercury)-1 (97)
99 — LOVE ME AS I LOVE YOU –•– George Maharis (Epic)-1 (99)
100 — HOUDINI –•– Walter Brennan (Liberty)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 11th August, 1962

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 2 BREAKING UP IS HARD TO DO –•– Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)-7 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 1 ROSES ARE RED (My Love) –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-10 (1)
3 4 THE WAH WATUSI –•– The Orlons (Cameo)-10 (2)
4 8 THE LOCO-MOTION –•– Little Eva (Dimension)-7 (4)
5 5 AHAB, THE ARAB –•– Ray Stevens (Mercury)-7 (5)
6 6 SPEEDY GONZALES –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-9 (6)
7 3 SEALED WITH A KISS –•– Brian Hyland (ABC-Paramount)-10 (3)
8 13 YOU’LL LOSE A GOOD THING –•– Barbara Lynn (Jamie)-9 (8)
9 16 THINGS –•– Bobby Darin (Atco)-6 (9)
10 9 THE STRIPPER –•– David Rose and His Orchestra (MGM)-14 (1)
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11 27 YOU DON’T KNOW ME –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-3 (11)
12 11 WOLVERTON MOUNTAIN –•– Claude King (Columbia)-12 (6)
13 19 LITTLE DIANE –•– Dion (Laurie)-6 (13)
14 17 (Girls, Girls, Girls) MADE TO LOVE –•– Eddie Hodges (Cadence)-8 (14)
15 14 JOHNNY GET ANGRY –•– Joanie Sommers (Warner Brothers)-12 (7)
16 10 THEME FROM “DR. KILDARE” (Three Stars Will Shine Tonight) –•– Richard Chamberlain (MGM)-11 (10)
17 18 TWIST AND SHOUT –•– The Isley Brothers (Wand)-11 (17)
18 21 PARTY LIGHTS –•– Claudine Clark (Chancellor)-7 (18)
19 7 I CAN’T STOP LOVING YOU –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-15 (1)
20 22 HEART IN HAND –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-6 (20)
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21 12 DANCIN’ PARTY –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-8 (12)
22 20 I NEED YOUR LOVING –•– Don Gardner and Dee Dee Ford (Fire)-11 (20)
23 25 LITTLE RED RENTED ROWBOAT –•– Joe Dowell (Smash)-8 (23)
24 43 SHEILA –•– Tommy Roe (ABC-Paramount)-3 (24)
25 15 GRAVY (For My Mashed Potatoes) –•– Dee Dee Sharp (Cameo)-9 (9)
26 57 SHE’S NOT YOU –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-2 (26)
27 32 BRING IT ON HOME TO ME –•– Sam Cooke (RCA Victor)-6 (27)
28 42 CALL ME MR. IN-BETWEEN –•– Burl Ives (Decca)-4 (28)
29 48 A SWINGIN’ SAFARI –•– Billy Vaughn and His Orchestra (Dot)-4 (29)
30 31 ROUTE 66 THEME –•– Nelson Riddle and His Orchestra (Capitol)-11 (30)
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31 37 HAVE A GOOD TIME –•– Sue Thompson (Hickory)-9 (31)
32 54 VACATION –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-3 (32)
33 46 WHAT’S A MATTER BABY (Is It Hurting You) –•– Timi Yuro (Liberty)-5 (33)
34 44 RINKY DINK –•– Dave “Baby” Cortez (Julia/Chess)-5 (34)
35 24 AL DI LA’ –•– Emilio Pericoli (Warner Brothers)-13 (6)
36 45 THE BALLAD OF PALADIN –•– Duane Eddy (RCA Victor)-6 (36)
37 26 HAVING A PARTY –•– Sam Cooke (RCA Victor)-12 (17)
38 33 IT STARTED ALL OVER AGAIN –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-7 (29)
39 23 PALISADES PARK –•– Freddy Cannon (Swan)-14 (3)
40 28 WELCOME HOME BABY –•– The Shirelles (Scepter)-8 (22)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

41 29 I’LL NEVER DANCE AGAIN –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-11 (14)
43 39 MARY’S LITTLE LAMB –•– James Darren (Colpix)-7 (39)
45 35 BONGO STOMP –•– Little Joey and the Flips (Joy)-9 (33)
46 38 SUMMERTIME, SUMMERTIME –•– The Jamies (Epic)-19 (26)
47 30 IT KEEPS RIGHT ON A-HURTIN’ –•– Johnny Tillotson (Cadence)-14 (3)
52 40 PLAYBOY –•– The Marvelettes (Tamla)-15 (7)
53 34 JOHNNY LOVES ME –•– Shelley Fabares (Colpix)-10 (21)

POWER PLAYS

42 52 MAKE IT EASY ON YOURSELF –•– Jerry Butler (Vee-Jay)-6 (42)
44 51 BEN CRAZY –•– Dickie Goodman (Diamond)-5 (44)
48 41 STEEL MEN –•– Jimmy Dean (Columbia)-8 (41)
49 70 DEVIL WOMAN –•– Marty Robbins (Columbia)-3 (49)
50 71 TILL DEATH DO US PART –•– Bob Braun (Decca)-4 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

69 — YOUR NOSE IS GONNA GROW –•– Johnny Crawford (Del-Fi)-1 (69)
70 — SEND ME THE PILLOW YOU DREAM ON –•– Johnny Tillotson (Cadence)-1 (70)
72 — DON’T WORRY ‘BOUT ME –•– Vince Edwards (Decca)-1 (72)
73 — YOU BEAT ME TO THE PUNCH –•– Mary Wells (Motown)-1 (73)
76 — TEEN AGE IDOL –•– Rick Nelson (Imperial)-1 (76)
78 — I LOVE YOU THE WAY YOU ARE –•– Bobby Vinton (Diamond)-1 (78)
79 — BEECHWOOD 4-5789 –•– The Marvelettes (Tamla)-1 (79)
80 — JUST TELL HER JIM SAID HELLO –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-1 (80)
85 — SURFIN’ SAFARI –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-1 (85)
86 — A WONDERFUL DREAM –•– The Majors (Imperial)-1 (86)
87 — I LEFT MY HEART IN SAN FRANCISCO –•– Tony Bennett (Columbia)-1 (87)
89 — TOO BAD –•– Ben E. King (Atco)-1 (89)
90 — GREEN ONIONS –•– Booker T. and the MG’s (Stax)-1 (90)
93 — JIVIN’ AROUND –•– The Al Casey Combo (Stacy)-2 (93)
94 — YIELD NOT TO TEMPTATION –•– Bobby Bland (Duke)-1 (94)
96 — YOUR HEART BELONGS TO ME –•– The Supremes (Motown)-1 (96)
97 — HULLY GULLY BABY –•– The Dovells (Parkway)-1 (97)
98 — SO WHAT –•– Bill Black’s Combo (Hi)-1 (98)
99 — GLORY OF LOVE –•– Don Gardner and Dee Dee Ford (KC)-1 (99)
100 — DO YOU LOVE ME –•– The Contours (Gordy)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 18th August, 1962

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 BREAKING UP IS HARD TO DO –•– Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)-8 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 4 THE LOCO-MOTION –•– Little Eva (Dimension)-8 (2)
3 2 ROSES ARE RED (My Love) –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-11 (1)
4 3 THE WAH WATUSI –•– The Orlons (Cameo)-11 (2)
5 11 YOU DON’T KNOW ME –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-4 (5)
6 9 THINGS –•– Bobby Darin (Atco)-7 (6)
7 5 AHAB, THE ARAB –•– Ray Stevens (Mercury)-8 (5)
8 13 LITTLE DIANE –•– Dion (Laurie)-7 (8)
9 6 SPEEDY GONZALES –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-10 (6)
10 7 SEALED WITH A KISS –•– Brian Hyland (ABC-Paramount)-11 (3)
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11 18 PARTY LIGHTS –•– Claudine Clark (Chancellor)-8 (11)
12 24 SHEILA –•– Tommy Roe (ABC-Paramount)-4 (12)
13 26 SHE’S NOT YOU –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-3 (13)
14 8 YOU’LL LOSE A GOOD THING –•– Barbara Lynn (Jamie)-10 (8)
15 10 THE STRIPPER –•– David Rose and His Orchestra (MGM)-15 (1)
16 12 WOLVERTON MOUNTAIN –•– Claude King (Columbia)-13 (6)
17 32 VACATION –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-4 (17)
18 20 HEART IN HAND –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-7 (18)
19 17 TWIST AND SHOUT –•– The Isley Brothers (Wand)-12 (17)
20 14 (Girls, Girls, Girls) MADE TO LOVE –•– Eddie Hodges (Cadence)-9 (14)
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21 27 BRING IT ON HOME TO ME –•– Sam Cooke (RCA Victor)-7 (21)
22 28 CALL ME MR. IN-BETWEEN –•– Burl Ives (Decca)-5 (22)
23 33 WHAT’S A MATTER BABY (Is It Hurting You) –•– Timi Yuro (Liberty)-6 (23)
24 15 JOHNNY GET ANGRY –•– Joanie Sommers (Warner Brothers)-13 (7)
25 29 A SWINGIN’ SAFARI –•– Billy Vaughn and His Orchestra (Dot)-5 (25)
26 16 THEME FROM “DR. KILDARE” (Three Stars Will Shine Tonight) –•– Richard Chamberlain (MGM)-12 (10)
27 34 RINKY DINK –•– Dave “Baby” Cortez (Julia/Chess)-6 (27)
28 22 I NEED YOUR LOVING –•– Don Gardner and Dee Dee Ford (Fire)-12 (20)
29 19 I CAN’T STOP LOVING YOU –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-16 (1)
30 21 DANCIN’ PARTY –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-9 (12)
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31 42 MAKE IT EASY ON YOURSELF –•– Jerry Butler (Vee-Jay)-7 (31)
32 30 ROUTE 66 THEME –•– Nelson Riddle and His Orchestra (Capitol)-12 (30)
33 49 DEVIL WOMAN –•– Marty Robbins (Columbia)-4 (33)
34 63 RAMBLIN’ ROSE –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-3 (34)
35 36 THE BALLAD OF PALADIN –•– Duane Eddy (RCA Victor)-7 (35)
36 23 LITTLE RED RENTED ROWBOAT –•– Joe Dowell (Smash)-9 (23)
37 51 SHAME ON ME –•– Bobby Bare (RCA Victor)-5 (37)
38 31 HAVE A GOOD TIME –•– Sue Thompson (Hickory)-10 (31)
39 50 TILL DEATH DO US PART –•– Bob Braun (Decca)-5 (39)
40 25 GRAVY (For My Mashed Potatoes) –•– Dee Dee Sharp (Cameo)-10 (9)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

43 38 IT STARTED ALL OVER AGAIN –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-8 (29)
45 37 HAVING A PARTY –•– Sam Cooke (RCA Victor)-13 (17)
47 35 AL DI LA’ –•– Emilio Pericoli (Warner Brothers)-14 (6)
49 39 PALISADES PARK –•– Freddy Cannon (Swan)-15 (3)

POWER PLAYS

41 68 YOU BELONG TO ME –•– The Duprees (Coed)-3 (41)
42 54 ALLEY CAT –•– Bent Fabric and His Piano (Atco)-4 (42)
44 69 YOUR NOSE IS GONNA GROW –•– Johnny Crawford (Del-Fi)-2 (44)
46 57 POINT OF NO RETURN –•– Gene McDaniels (Liberty)-3 (46)
48 70 SEND ME THE PILLOW YOU DREAM ON –•– Johnny Tillotson (Cadence)-2 (48)
50 45 BONGO STOMP –•– Little Joey and the Flips (Joy)-10 (33)

NEW THIS WEEK

74 — VENUS IN BLUE JEANS –•– Jimmy Clanton (Ace)-1 (74)
76 — (I’m the Girl On) WOLVERTON MOUNTAIN –•– Jo Ann Campbell (Cameo)-1 (76)
78 — LET’S DANCE –•– Chris Montez (Monogram)-2 (78)
85 — PAPA-OOM-MOW-MOW –•– The Rivingtons (Liberty)-1 (85)
87 — I WANT TO BE LOVED –•– Dinah Washington (Mercury)-1 (87)
89 — YOU CAN’T JUDGE A BOOK BY THE COVER –•– Bo Diddley (Checker)-1 (89)
90 — IF I HAD A HAMMER (The Hammer Song) –•– Peter, Paul and Mary (Warner Brothers)-1 (90)
97 — SILLY BOY (She Doesn’t Love You) –•– The Lettermen (Capitol)-1 (97)
98 — LOOKIN’ FOR A LOVE –•– The Valentinos (Sar)-1 (98)
99 — LIMBO –•– The Capris (Mr. Peeke)-1 (99)
100 — SWEET GEORGIA BROWN –•– The Carroll Brothers (Cameo)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 25th August, 1962

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 2 THE LOCO-MOTION –•– Little Eva (Dimension)-9 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 1 BREAKING UP IS HARD TO DO –•– Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)-9 (1)
3 6 THINGS –•– Bobby Darin (Atco)-8 (3)
4 5 YOU DON’T KNOW ME –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-5 (4)
5 12 SHEILA –•– Tommy Roe (ABC-Paramount)-5 (5)
6 3 ROSES ARE RED (My Love) –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-12 (1)
7 11 PARTY LIGHTS –•– Claudine Clark (Chancellor)-9 (7)
8 13 SHE’S NOT YOU –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-4 (8)
9 7 AHAB, THE ARAB –•– Ray Stevens (Mercury)-9 (5)
10 8 LITTLE DIANE –•– Dion (Laurie)-8 (8)
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11 4 THE WAH WATUSI –•– The Orlons (Cameo)-12 (2)
12 17 VACATION –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-5 (12)
13 21 BRING IT ON HOME TO ME –•– Sam Cooke (RCA Victor)-8 (13)
14 14 YOU’LL LOSE A GOOD THING –•– Barbara Lynn (Jamie)-11 (8)
15 18 HEART IN HAND –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-8 (15)
16 16 WOLVERTON MOUNTAIN –•– Claude King (Columbia)-14 (6)
17 10 SEALED WITH A KISS –•– Brian Hyland (ABC-Paramount)-12 (3)
18 23 WHAT’S A MATTER BABY (Is It Hurting You) –•– Timi Yuro (Liberty)-7 (18)
19 22 CALL ME MR. IN-BETWEEN –•– Burl Ives (Decca)-6 (19)
20 9 SPEEDY GONZALES –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-11 (6)
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21 25 A SWINGIN’ SAFARI –•– Billy Vaughn and His Orchestra (Dot)-6 (21)
22 34 RAMBLIN’ ROSE –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-4 (22)
23 33 DEVIL WOMAN –•– Marty Robbins (Columbia)-5 (23)
24 27 RINKY DINK –•– Dave “Baby” Cortez (Julia/Chess)-7 (24)
25 31 MAKE IT EASY ON YOURSELF –•– Jerry Butler (Vee-Jay)-8 (25)
26 19 TWIST AND SHOUT –•– The Isley Brothers (Wand)-13 (17)
27 15 THE STRIPPER –•– David Rose and His Orchestra (MGM)-16 (1)
28 20 (Girls, Girls, Girls) MADE TO LOVE –•– Eddie Hodges (Cadence)-10 (14)
29 26 THEME FROM “DR. KILDARE” (Three Stars Will Shine Tonight) –•– Richard Chamberlain (MGM)-13 (10)
30 44 YOUR NOSE IS GONNA GROW –•– Johnny Crawford (Del-Fi)-3 (30)
——
31 41 YOU BELONG TO ME –•– The Duprees (Coed)-4 (31)
32 39 TILL DEATH DO US PART –•– Bob Braun (Decca)-6 (32)
33 35 THE BALLAD OF PALADIN –•– Duane Eddy (RCA Victor)-8 (33)
34 37 SHAME ON ME –•– Bobby Bare (RCA Victor)-6 (34)
35 54 TEEN AGE IDOL –•– Rick Nelson (Imperial)-3 (35)
36 42 ALLEY CAT –•– Bent Fabric and His Piano (Atco)-5 (36)
37 48 SEND ME THE PILLOW YOU DREAM ON –•– Johnny Tillotson (Cadence)-3 (37)
38 24 JOHNNY GET ANGRY –•– Joanie Sommers (Warner Brothers)-14 (7)
39 58 YOU BEAT ME TO THE PUNCH –•– Mary Wells (Motown)-3 (39)
40 51 COME ON LITTLE ANGEL –•– The Belmonts (Sabrina)-6 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

41 29 I CAN’T STOP LOVING YOU –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-17 (1)
43 30 DANCIN’ PARTY –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-10 (12)
45 28 I NEED YOUR LOVING –•– Don Gardner and Dee Dee Ford (Fire)-13 (20)
57 38 HAVE A GOOD TIME –•– Sue Thompson (Hickory)-11 (31)

POWER PLAYS

42 46 POINT OF NO RETURN –•– Gene McDaniels (Liberty)-4 (42)
44 55 STOP THE WEDDING –•– Etta James (Argo)-5 (44)
46 45 HAVING A PARTY –•– Sam Cooke (RCA Victor)-14 (17)
47 74 VENUS IN BLUE JEANS –•– Jimmy Clanton (Ace)-2 (47)
48 65 GREEN ONIONS –•– Booker T. and the MG’s (Stax)-3 (48)
49 64 BEECHWOOD 4-5789 –•– The Marvelettes (Tamla)-3 (49)
50 66 SILVER THREADS AND GOLDEN NEEDLES –•– The Springfields (Philips)-4 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

61 — PATCHES –•– Dickey Lee (Smash)-1 (61)
65 — SHERRY –•– The Four Seasons (Vee-Jay)-1 (65)
69 — LIE TO ME –•– Brook Benton (Mercury)-1 (69)
71 — WHAT KIND OF LOVE IS THIS –•– Joey Dee and the Starliters (Roulette)-1 (71)
77 — TOO LATE TO WORRY – TOO BLUE TO CRY –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-1 (77)
79 — REAP WHAT YOU SOW –•– Billy Stewart (Chess)-3 (79)
80 — EVERY NIGHT (Without You) –•– Paul Anka (RCA Victor)-1 (80)
81 — GLORY OF LOVE –•– Don Gardner and Dee Dee Ford (KC)-2 (81)
83 — DON’T YOU WORRY –•– Don Gardner and Dee Dee Ford (Fire)-1 (83)
85 — SO WRONG –•– Patsy Cline (Decca)-1 (85)
86 — LONG AS THE ROSE IS RED –•– Florraine Darlin (Epic)-1 (86)
87 — LOLLIPOPS AND ROSES –•– Paul Petersen (Colpix)-1 (87)
88 — FOR ALL WE KNOW –•– Dinah Washington (Roulette)-1 (88)
89 — RAIN RAIN GO AWAY –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-1 (89)
90 — IT MIGHT AS WELL RAIN UNTIL SEPTEMBER –•– Carole King (Dimension)-1 (90)
93 — OH WHAT IT SEEMED TO BE –•– The Castells (Era)-1 (93)
94 — I’M COMING HOME –•– Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)-1 (94)
95 — BEACH PARTY –•– Dave York and the Beachcombers (P-K-M)-1 (95)
96 — COPY CAT –•– Gary (U.S.) Bonds (Legrand)-1 (96)
97 — BROKEN HEART –•– The Fiestas (Old Town)-1 (97)
98 — HIDE AND GO SEEK (Part 1) –•– Bunker Hill (Mala)-1 (98)
99 — THERE IS NO GREATER LOVE –•– The Wanderers (MGM)-1 (99)
100 — TILL THERE WAS YOU –•– Valjean (Carlton)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 1st September, 1962

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 5 SHEILA –•– Tommy Roe (ABC-Paramount)-6 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 1 THE LOCO-MOTION –•– Little Eva (Dimension)-10 (1)
3 2 BREAKING UP IS HARD TO DO –•– Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)-10 (1)
4 4 YOU DON’T KNOW ME –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-6 (4)
5 7 PARTY LIGHTS –•– Claudine Clark (Chancellor)-10 (5)
6 8 SHE’S NOT YOU –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-5 (6)
7 3 THINGS –•– Bobby Darin (Atco)-9 (3)
8 6 ROSES ARE RED (My Love) –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-13 (1)
9 12 VACATION –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-6 (9)
10 10 LITTLE DIANE –•– Dion (Laurie)-9 (8)
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11 22 RAMBLIN’ ROSE –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-5 (11)
12 18 WHAT’S A MATTER BABY (Is It Hurting You) –•– Timi Yuro (Liberty)-8 (12)
13 9 AHAB, THE ARAB –•– Ray Stevens (Mercury)-10 (5)
14 30 YOUR NOSE IS GONNA GROW –•– Johnny Crawford (Del-Fi)-4 (14)
15 21 A SWINGIN’ SAFARI –•– Billy Vaughn and His Orchestra (Dot)-7 (15)
16 24 RINKY DINK –•– Dave “Baby” Cortez (Julia/Chess)-8 (16)
17 35 TEEN AGE IDOL –•– Rick Nelson (Imperial)-4 (17)
18 23 DEVIL WOMAN –•– Marty Robbins (Columbia)-6 (18)
19 31 YOU BELONG TO ME –•– The Duprees (Coed)-5 (19)
20 25 MAKE IT EASY ON YOURSELF –•– Jerry Butler (Vee-Jay)-9 (20)
——
21 17 SEALED WITH A KISS –•– Brian Hyland (ABC-Paramount)-13 (3)
22 65 SHERRY –•– The Four Seasons (Vee-Jay)-2 (22)
23 19 CALL ME MR. IN-BETWEEN –•– Burl Ives (Decca)-7 (19)
24 11 THE WAH WATUSI –•– The Orlons (Cameo)-13 (2)
25 37 SEND ME THE PILLOW YOU DREAM ON –•– Johnny Tillotson (Cadence)-4 (25)
26 32 TILL DEATH DO US PART –•– Bob Braun (Decca)-7 (26)
27 26 TWIST AND SHOUT –•– The Isley Brothers (Wand)-14 (17)
28 14 YOU’LL LOSE A GOOD THING –•– Barbara Lynn (Jamie)-12 (8)
29 13 BRING IT ON HOME TO ME –•– Sam Cooke (RCA Victor)-9 (13)
30 36 ALLEY CAT –•– Bent Fabric and His Piano (Atco)-6 (30)
——
31 40 COME ON LITTLE ANGEL –•– The Belmonts (Sabrina)-7 (31)
32 39 YOU BEAT ME TO THE PUNCH –•– Mary Wells (Motown)-4 (32)
33 34 SHAME ON ME –•– Bobby Bare (RCA Victor)-7 (33)
34 15 HEART IN HAND –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-9 (15)
35 20 SPEEDY GONZALES –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-12 (6)
36 42 POINT OF NO RETURN –•– Gene McDaniels (Liberty)-5 (36)
37 50 SILVER THREADS AND GOLDEN NEEDLES –•– The Springfields (Philips)-5 (37)
38 47 VENUS IN BLUE JEANS –•– Jimmy Clanton (Ace)-3 (38)
39 49 BEECHWOOD 4-5789 –•– The Marvelettes (Tamla)-4 (39)
40 48 GREEN ONIONS –•– Booker T. and the MG’s (Stax)-4 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

44 16 WOLVERTON MOUNTAIN –•– Claude King (Columbia)-15 (6)
47 27 THE STRIPPER –•– David Rose and His Orchestra (MGM)-17 (1)
54 28 (Girls, Girls, Girls) MADE TO LOVE –•– Eddie Hodges (Cadence)-11 (14)
61 29 THEME FROM “DR. KILDARE” (Three Stars Will Shine Tonight) –•– Richard Chamberlain (MGM)-14 (10)
67 33 THE BALLAD OF PALADIN –•– Duane Eddy (RCA Victor)-9 (33)

POWER PLAYS

41 44 STOP THE WEDDING –•– Etta James (Argo)-6 (41)
42 52 A WONDERFUL DREAM –•– The Majors (Imperial)-4 (42)
43 55 LET’S DANCE –•– Chris Montez (Monogram)-4 (43)
45 61 PATCHES –•– Dickey Lee (Smash)-2 (45)
46 59 IF I HAD A HAMMER (The Hammer Song) –•– Peter, Paul and Mary (Warner Brothers)-3 (46)
48 58 (I’m the Girl On) WOLVERTON MOUNTAIN –•– Jo Ann Campbell (Cameo)-3 (48)
49 51 BABY ELEPHANT WALK –•– Lawrence Welk and His Orchestra (Dot)-13 (49)
50 53 A TASTE OF HONEY –•– Martin Denny and His Orchestra (Liberty)-8 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

78 — PUNISH HER –•– Bobby Vee (Liberty)-1 (78)
86 — TORTURE –•– Kris Jensen (Hickory)-1 (86)
88 — A TASTE OF HONEY –•– The Victor Feldman Quartet (Infinity)-1 (88)
90 — WHAT KIND OF FOOL AM I –•– Sammy Davis, Jr. (Reprise)-1 (90)
93 — I WOULDN’T KNOW (What To Do) –•– Dinah Washington (Roulette)-1 (93)
94 — NO ONE WILL EVER KNOW –•– Jimmie Rodgers (Dot)-1 (94)
95 — I KEEP FORGETTIN’ –•– Chuck Jackson (Wand)-1 (95)
99 — IF I DIDN’T HAVE A DIME (To Play the Jukebox) –•– Gene Pitney (Musicor)-1 (99)
100 — OL’ MAN RIVER –•– Jimmy Smith (Verve)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 8th September, 1962

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 SHEILA –•– Tommy Roe (ABC-Paramount)-7 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 4 YOU DON’T KNOW ME –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-7 (2)
3 2 THE LOCO-MOTION –•– Little Eva (Dimension)-11 (1)
4 11 RAMBLIN’ ROSE –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-6 (4)
5 6 SHE’S NOT YOU –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-6 (5)
6 3 BREAKING UP IS HARD TO DO –•– Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)-11 (1)
7 5 PARTY LIGHTS –•– Claudine Clark (Chancellor)-11 (5)
8 7 THINGS –•– Bobby Darin (Atco)-10 (3)
9 17 TEEN AGE IDOL –•– Rick Nelson (Imperial)-5 (9)
10 9 VACATION –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-7 (9)
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11 22 SHERRY –•– The Four Seasons (Vee-Jay)-3 (11)
12 16 RINKY DINK –•– Dave “Baby” Cortez (Julia/Chess)-9 (12)
13 15 A SWINGIN’ SAFARI –•– Billy Vaughn and His Orchestra (Dot)-8 (13)
14 12 WHAT’S A MATTER BABY (Is It Hurting You) –•– Timi Yuro (Liberty)-9 (12)
15 14 YOUR NOSE IS GONNA GROW –•– Johnny Crawford (Del-Fi)-5 (14)
16 18 DEVIL WOMAN –•– Marty Robbins (Columbia)-7 (16)
17 8 ROSES ARE RED (My Love) –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-14 (1)
18 19 YOU BELONG TO ME –•– The Duprees (Coed)-6 (18)
19 30 ALLEY CAT –•– Bent Fabric and His Piano (Atco)-7 (19)
20 45 PATCHES –•– Dickey Lee (Smash)-3 (20)
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21 25 SEND ME THE PILLOW YOU DREAM ON –•– Johnny Tillotson (Cadence)-5 (21)
22 40 GREEN ONIONS –•– Booker T. and the MG’s (Stax)-5 (22)
23 36 POINT OF NO RETURN –•– Gene McDaniels (Liberty)-6 (23)
24 37 SILVER THREADS AND GOLDEN NEEDLES –•– The Springfields (Philips)-6 (24)
25 33 SHAME ON ME –•– Bobby Bare (RCA Victor)-8 (25)
26 38 VENUS IN BLUE JEANS –•– Jimmy Clanton (Ace)-4 (26)
27 26 TILL DEATH DO US PART –•– Bob Braun (Decca)-8 (26)
28 32 YOU BEAT ME TO THE PUNCH –•– Mary Wells (Motown)-5 (28)
29 20 MAKE IT EASY ON YOURSELF –•– Jerry Butler (Vee-Jay)-10 (20)
30 13 AHAB, THE ARAB –•– Ray Stevens (Mercury)-11 (5)
——
31 39 BEECHWOOD 4-5789 –•– The Marvelettes (Tamla)-5 (31)
32 43 LET’S DANCE –•– Chris Montez (Monogram)-5 (32)
33 31 COME ON LITTLE ANGEL –•– The Belmonts (Sabrina)-8 (31)
34 10 LITTLE DIANE –•– Dion (Laurie)-10 (8)
35 42 A WONDERFUL DREAM –•– The Majors (Imperial)-5 (35)
36 46 IF I HAD A HAMMER (The Hammer Song) –•– Peter, Paul and Mary (Warner Brothers)-4 (36)
37 41 STOP THE WEDDING –•– Etta James (Argo)-7 (37)
38 21 SEALED WITH A KISS –•– Brian Hyland (ABC-Paramount)-14 (3)
39 27 TWIST AND SHOUT –•– The Isley Brothers (Wand)-15 (17)
40 48 (I’m the Girl On) WOLVERTON MOUNTAIN –•– Jo Ann Campbell (Cameo)-4 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

42 29 BRING IT ON HOME TO ME –•– Sam Cooke (RCA Victor)-10 (13)
43 28 YOU’LL LOSE A GOOD THING –•– Barbara Lynn (Jamie)-13 (8)
44 23 CALL ME MR. IN-BETWEEN –•– Burl Ives (Decca)-8 (19)
57 35 SPEEDY GONZALES –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-13 (6)
61 34 HEART IN HAND –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-10 (15)
65 24 THE WAH WATUSI –•– The Orlons (Cameo)-14 (2)

POWER PLAYS

41 56 LIE TO ME –•– Brook Benton (Mercury)-3 (41)
45 53 MR. SONGWRITER –•– Connie Stevens (Warner Brothers)-6 (45)
46 51 SURFIN’ SAFARI –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-5 (46)
47 57 WHAT KIND OF LOVE IS THIS –•– Joey Dee and the Starliters (Roulette)-3 (47)
48 60 HULLY GULLY BABY –•– The Dovells (Parkway)-5 (48)
49 49 BABY ELEPHANT WALK –•– Lawrence Welk and His Orchestra (Dot)-14 (49)
50 68 RAIN RAIN GO AWAY –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-3 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

72 — MONSTER MASH –•– Bobby (Boris) Pickett and the Crypt-Kickers (Garpax)-1 (72)
76 — I REMEMBER YOU –•– Frank Ifield (Vee-Jay)-1 (76)
78 — STOP THE MUSIC –•– The Shirelles (Scepter)-1 (78)
79 — WHAT’S GONNA HAPPEN WHEN SUMMER’S GONE –•– Freddy Cannon (Swan)-1 (79)
85 — LIMBO ROCK –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-1 (85)
90 — SWEET SIXTEEN BARS –•– Earl Grant (Decca)-1 (90)
93 — STORMY MONDAY BLUES –•– Bobby Bland (Duke)-1 (93)
94 — COPY CAT –•– Gary (U.S.) Bonds (Legrand)-2 (94)
95 — I REALLY DON’T WANT TO KNOW –•– Solomon Burke (Atlantic)-1 (95)
96 — SEND FOR ME (If You Need Some Lovin’) –•– Barbara George (Sue)-1 (96)
98 — HE’S A REBEL –•– The Crystals (The Blossoms) (Philles)-1 (98)
99 — MAMA (He Treats Your Daughter Mean) –•– Ruth Brown (Philips)-1 (99)
100 — BIG LOVE –•– Joe Henderson (Todd)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 15th September, 1962

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 11 SHERRY –•– The Four Seasons (Vee-Jay)-4 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 1 SHEILA –•– Tommy Roe (ABC-Paramount)-8 (1)
3 4 RAMBLIN’ ROSE –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-7 (3)
4 3 THE LOCO-MOTION –•– Little Eva (Dimension)-12 (1)
5 22 GREEN ONIONS –•– Booker T. and the MG’s (Stax)-6 (5)
6 5 SHE’S NOT YOU –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-7 (5)
7 9 TEEN AGE IDOL –•– Rick Nelson (Imperial)-6 (7)
8 2 YOU DON’T KNOW ME –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-8 (2)
9 20 PATCHES –•– Dickey Lee (Smash)-4 (9)
10 12 RINKY DINK –•– Dave “Baby” Cortez (Julia/Chess)-10 (10)
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11 6 BREAKING UP IS HARD TO DO –•– Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)-12 (1)
12 28 YOU BEAT ME TO THE PUNCH –•– Mary Wells (Motown)-6 (12)
13 18 YOU BELONG TO ME –•– The Duprees (Coed)-7 (13)
14 7 PARTY LIGHTS –•– Claudine Clark (Chancellor)-12 (5)
15 32 LET’S DANCE –•– Chris Montez (Monogram)-6 (15)
16 16 DEVIL WOMAN –•– Marty Robbins (Columbia)-8 (16)
17 21 SEND ME THE PILLOW YOU DREAM ON –•– Johnny Tillotson (Cadence)-6 (17)
18 19 ALLEY CAT –•– Bent Fabric and His Piano (Atco)-8 (18)
19 26 VENUS IN BLUE JEANS –•– Jimmy Clanton (Ace)-5 (19)
20 31 BEECHWOOD 4-5789 –•– The Marvelettes (Tamla)-6 (20)
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21 23 POINT OF NO RETURN –•– Gene McDaniels (Liberty)-7 (21)
22 24 SILVER THREADS AND GOLDEN NEEDLES –•– The Springfields (Philips)-7 (22)
23 25 SHAME ON ME –•– Bobby Bare (RCA Victor)-9 (23)
24 8 THINGS –•– Bobby Darin (Atco)-11 (3)
25 35 A WONDERFUL DREAM –•– The Majors (Imperial)-6 (25)
26 13 A SWINGIN’ SAFARI –•– Billy Vaughn and His Orchestra (Dot)-9 (13)
27 41 LIE TO ME –•– Brook Benton (Mercury)-4 (27)
28 33 COME ON LITTLE ANGEL –•– The Belmonts (Sabrina)-9 (28)
29 15 YOUR NOSE IS GONNA GROW –•– Johnny Crawford (Del-Fi)-6 (14)
30 46 SURFIN’ SAFARI –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-6 (30)
——
31 14 WHAT’S A MATTER BABY (Is It Hurting You) –•– Timi Yuro (Liberty)-10 (12)
32 48 HULLY GULLY BABY –•– The Dovells (Parkway)-6 (32)
33 50 RAIN RAIN GO AWAY –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-4 (33)
34 37 STOP THE WEDDING –•– Etta James (Argo)-8 (34)
35 36 IF I HAD A HAMMER (The Hammer Song) –•– Peter, Paul and Mary (Warner Brothers)-5 (35)
36 47 WHAT KIND OF LOVE IS THIS –•– Joey Dee and the Starliters (Roulette)-4 (36)
37 72 MONSTER MASH –•– Bobby (Boris) Pickett and the Crypt-Kickers (Garpax)-2 (37)
38 10 VACATION –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-8 (9)
39 40 (I’m the Girl On) WOLVERTON MOUNTAIN –•– Jo Ann Campbell (Cameo)-5 (39)
40 59 PUNISH HER –•– Bobby Vee (Liberty)-3 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

44 17 ROSES ARE RED (My Love) –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-15 (1)
45 34 LITTLE DIANE –•– Dion (Laurie)-11 (8)
47 39 TWIST AND SHOUT –•– The Isley Brothers (Wand)-16 (17)
50 27 TILL DEATH DO US PART –•– Bob Braun (Decca)-9 (26)
52 29 MAKE IT EASY ON YOURSELF –•– Jerry Butler (Vee-Jay)-11 (20)

POWER PLAYS

41 52 IT MIGHT AS WELL RAIN UNTIL SEPTEMBER –•– Carole King (Dimension)-4 (41)
42 55 DO YOU LOVE ME –•– The Contours (Gordy)-6 (42)
43 45 MR. SONGWRITER –•– Connie Stevens (Warner Brothers)-7 (43)
46 51 I LOVE YOU THE WAY YOU ARE –•– Bobby Vinton (Diamond)-6 (46)
48 49 BABY ELEPHANT WALK –•– Lawrence Welk and His Orchestra (Dot)-15 (48)
49 54 THE BOYS’ NIGHT OUT –•– Patti Page (Mercury)-7 (49)

NEW THIS WEEK

68 — ONLY LOVE CAN BREAK A HEART –•– Gene Pitney (Musicor)-1 (68)
70 — POPEYE THE HITCHHIKER –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-1 (70)
74 — DON’T GO NEAR THE INDIANS –•– Rex Allen (Mercury)-1 (74)
76 — GLORY OF LOVE –•– Don Gardner and Dee Dee Ford (KC)-4 (76)
77 — LITTLE BLACK BOOK –•– Jimmy Dean (Columbia)-1 (77)
82 — THE THINGS WE DID LAST SUMMER –•– Shelley Fabares (Colpix)-1 (82)
89 — THE SWISS MAID –•– Del Shannon (Big Top)-1 (89)
90 — WHAT TIME IS IT –•– The Jive Five (Featuring Eugene Pitt) (Beltone)-1 (90)
94 — BONANZA –•– Johnny Cash (Columbia)-1 (94)
95 — WAY OVER THERE –•– The Miracles (Tamla)-1 (95)
96 — DON’T YOU BELIEVE IT –•– Andy Williams (Columbia)-1 (96)
97 — SWEET LITTLE SIXTEEN –•– Jerry Lee Lewis (Sun)-1 (97)
98 — CLOSE TO CATHY –•– Mike Clifford (United Artists)-1 (98)
99 — OL’ MAN RIVER –•– Jimmy Smith (Verve)-2 (99)
100 — YOUR HEART BELONGS TO ME –•– The Supremes (Motown)-3 (95)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 22nd September, 1962

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 SHERRY –•– The Four Seasons (Vee-Jay)-5 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 3 RAMBLIN’ ROSE –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-8 (2)
3 2 SHEILA –•– Tommy Roe (ABC-Paramount)-9 (1)
4 5 GREEN ONIONS –•– Booker T. and the MG’s (Stax)-7 (4)
5 7 TEEN AGE IDOL –•– Rick Nelson (Imperial)-7 (5)
6 15 LET’S DANCE –•– Chris Montez (Monogram)-7 (6)
7 13 YOU BELONG TO ME –•– The Duprees (Coed)-8 (7)
8 9 PATCHES –•– Dickey Lee (Smash)-5 (8)
9 12 YOU BEAT ME TO THE PUNCH –•– Mary Wells (Motown)-7 (9)
10 6 SHE’S NOT YOU –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-8 (5)
——
11 4 THE LOCO-MOTION –•– Little Eva (Dimension)-13 (1)
12 18 ALLEY CAT –•– Bent Fabric and His Piano (Atco)-9 (12)
13 37 MONSTER MASH –•– Bobby (Boris) Pickett and the Crypt-Kickers (Garpax)-3 (13)
14 10 RINKY DINK –•– Dave “Baby” Cortez (Julia/Chess)-11 (10)
15 35 IF I HAD A HAMMER (The Hammer Song) –•– Peter, Paul and Mary (Warner Brothers)-6 (15)
16 19 VENUS IN BLUE JEANS –•– Jimmy Clanton (Ace)-6 (16)
17 20 BEECHWOOD 4-5789 –•– The Marvelettes (Tamla)-7 (17)
18 17 SEND ME THE PILLOW YOU DREAM ON –•– Johnny Tillotson (Cadence)-7 (17)
19 33 RAIN RAIN GO AWAY –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-5 (19)
20 22 SILVER THREADS AND GOLDEN NEEDLES –•– The Springfields (Philips)-8 (20)
——
21 8 YOU DON’T KNOW ME –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-9 (2)
22 25 A WONDERFUL DREAM –•– The Majors (Imperial)-7 (22)
23 27 LIE TO ME –•– Brook Benton (Mercury)-5 (23)
24 26 A SWINGIN’ SAFARI –•– Billy Vaughn and His Orchestra (Dot)-10 (13)
25 29 YOUR NOSE IS GONNA GROW –•– Johnny Crawford (Del-Fi)-7 (14)
26 36 WHAT KIND OF LOVE IS THIS –•– Joey Dee and the Starliters (Roulette)-5 (26)
27 53 I REMEMBER YOU –•– Frank Ifield (Vee-Jay)-3 (27)
28 42 DO YOU LOVE ME –•– The Contours (Gordy)-7 (28)
29 30 SURFIN’ SAFARI –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-7 (29)
30 32 HULLY GULLY BABY –•– The Dovells (Parkway)-7 (30)
——
31 40 PUNISH HER –•– Bobby Vee (Liberty)-4 (31)
32 41 IT MIGHT AS WELL RAIN UNTIL SEPTEMBER –•– Carole King (Dimension)-5 (32)
33 16 DEVIL WOMAN –•– Marty Robbins (Columbia)-9 (16)
34 11 BREAKING UP IS HARD TO DO –•– Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)-13 (1)
35 28 COME ON LITTLE ANGEL –•– The Belmonts (Sabrina)-10 (28)
36 21 POINT OF NO RETURN –•– Gene McDaniels (Liberty)-8 (21)
37 14 PARTY LIGHTS –•– Claudine Clark (Chancellor)-13 (5)
38 39 (I’m the Girl On) WOLVERTON MOUNTAIN –•– Jo Ann Campbell (Cameo)-6 (38)
39 23 SHAME ON ME –•– Bobby Bare (RCA Victor)-10 (23)
40 46 I LOVE YOU THE WAY YOU ARE –•– Bobby Vinton (Diamond)-7 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

41 34 STOP THE WEDDING –•– Etta James (Argo)-9 (34)
47 31 WHAT’S A MATTER BABY (Is It Hurting You) –•– Timi Yuro (Liberty)-11 (12)
49 24 THINGS –•– Bobby Darin (Atco)-12 (3)
67 38 VACATION –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-9 (9)

POWER PLAYS

42 54 I LEFT MY HEART IN SAN FRANCISCO –•– Tony Bennett (Columbia)-7 (42)
43 68 ONLY LOVE CAN BREAK A HEART –•– Gene Pitney (Musicor)-2 (43)
44 69 STOP THE MUSIC –•– The Shirelles (Scepter)-3 (44)
45 66 WHAT’S GONNA HAPPEN WHEN SUMMER’S GONE –•– Freddy Cannon (Swan)-3 (45)
46 55 EVERY NIGHT (Without You) –•– Paul Anka (RCA Victor)-5 (46)
48 51 PAPA-OOM-MOW-MOW –•– The Rivingtons (Liberty)-6 (48)
50 43 MR. SONGWRITER –•– Connie Stevens (Warner Brothers)-8 (43)

NEW THIS WEEK

58 — SAVE ALL YOUR LOVIN’ FOR ME –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-1 (58)
69 — KING OF THE WHOLE WIDE WORLD (From the “Kid Galahad” EP) –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-1 (69)
80 — GINA –•– Johnny Mathis (Columbia)-1 (80)
85 — TEN LONELY GUYS –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-1 (85)
86 — WARMED OVER KISSES (Left Over Love) –•– Brian Hyland (ABC-Paramount)-1 (86)
87 — TWISTIN’ WITH LINDA –•– The Isley Brothers (Wand)-1 (87)
88 — …AND THEN THERE WERE DRUMS –•– Sandy Nelson (Imperial)-1 (88)
90 — WORKIN’ FOR THE MAN –•– Roy Orbison (Monument)-1 (90)
92 — FOREVER AND A DAY –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-1 (92)
96 — MR. LONELY –•– Buddy Greco (Epic)-1 (96)
97 — SECOND FIDDLE GIRL –•– Barbara Lynn (Jamie)-1 (97)
98 — I LEFT MY HEART IN THE BALCONY –•– Linda Scott (Congress)-1 (98)
99 — WHAT KIND OF FOOL AM I –•– Anthony Newley (London)-1 (99)
100 — SOMEDAY (When I’m Gone From You) –•– Bobby Vee and the Crickets (Liberty)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 29th September, 1962

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 SHERRY –•– The Four Seasons (Vee-Jay)-6 (3 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 RAMBLIN’ ROSE –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-9 (2)
3 4 GREEN ONIONS –•– Booker T. and the MG’s (Stax)-8 (3)
4 13 MONSTER MASH –•– Bobby (Boris) Pickett and the Crypt-Kickers (Garpax)-4 (4)
5 3 SHEILA –•– Tommy Roe (ABC-Paramount)-10 (1)
6 6 LET’S DANCE –•– Chris Montez (Monogram)-8 (6)
7 12 ALLEY CAT –•– Bent Fabric and His Piano (Atco)-10 (7)
8 8 PATCHES –•– Dickey Lee (Smash)-6 (8)
9 7 YOU BELONG TO ME –•– The Duprees (Coed)-9 (7)
10 5 TEEN AGE IDOL –•– Rick Nelson (Imperial)-8 (5)
——
11 9 YOU BEAT ME TO THE PUNCH –•– Mary Wells (Motown)-8 (9)
12 15 IF I HAD A HAMMER (The Hammer Song) –•– Peter, Paul and Mary (Warner Brothers)-7 (12)
13 16 VENUS IN BLUE JEANS –•– Jimmy Clanton (Ace)-7 (13)
14 11 THE LOCO-MOTION –•– Little Eva (Dimension)-14 (1)
15 23 LIE TO ME –•– Brook Benton (Mercury)-6 (15)
16 10 SHE’S NOT YOU –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-9 (5)
17 27 I REMEMBER YOU –•– Frank Ifield (Vee-Jay)-4 (17)
18 19 RAIN RAIN GO AWAY –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-6 (18)
19 28 DO YOU LOVE ME –•– The Contours (Gordy)-8 (19)
20 20 SILVER THREADS AND GOLDEN NEEDLES –•– The Springfields (Philips)-9 (20)
——
21 26 WHAT KIND OF LOVE IS THIS –•– Joey Dee and the Starliters (Roulette)-6 (21)
22 22 A WONDERFUL DREAM –•– The Majors (Imperial)-8 (22)
23 17 BEECHWOOD 4-5789 –•– The Marvelettes (Tamla)-8 (17)
24 29 SURFIN’ SAFARI –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-8 (24)
25 32 IT MIGHT AS WELL RAIN UNTIL SEPTEMBER –•– Carole King (Dimension)-6 (25)
26 31 PUNISH HER –•– Bobby Vee (Liberty)-5 (26)
27 30 HULLY GULLY BABY –•– The Dovells (Parkway)-8 (27)
28 14 RINKY DINK –•– Dave “Baby” Cortez (Julia/Chess)-12 (10)
29 21 YOU DON’T KNOW ME –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-10 (2)
30 43 ONLY LOVE CAN BREAK A HEART –•– Gene Pitney (Musicor)-3 (30)
——
31 25 YOUR NOSE IS GONNA GROW –•– Johnny Crawford (Del-Fi)-8 (14)
32 42 I LEFT MY HEART IN SAN FRANCISCO –•– Tony Bennett (Columbia)-8 (32)
33 18 SEND ME THE PILLOW YOU DREAM ON –•– Johnny Tillotson (Cadence)-8 (17)
34 24 A SWINGIN’ SAFARI –•– Billy Vaughn and His Orchestra (Dot)-11 (13)
35 39 SHAME ON ME –•– Bobby Bare (RCA Victor)-11 (23)
36 52 POPEYE THE HITCHHIKER –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-3 (36)
37 35 COME ON LITTLE ANGEL –•– The Belmonts (Sabrina)-11 (28)
38 40 I LOVE YOU THE WAY YOU ARE –•– Bobby Vinton (Diamond)-8 (38)
39 33 DEVIL WOMAN –•– Marty Robbins (Columbia)-10 (16)
40 36 POINT OF NO RETURN –•– Gene McDaniels (Liberty)-9 (21)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

43 34 BREAKING UP IS HARD TO DO –•– Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)-14 (1)
45 38 (I’m the Girl On) WOLVERTON MOUNTAIN –•– Jo Ann Campbell (Cameo)-7 (38)
52 37 PARTY LIGHTS –•– Claudine Clark (Chancellor)-14 (5)

POWER PLAYS

41 44 STOP THE MUSIC –•– The Shirelles (Scepter)-4 (41)
42 57 TORTURE –•– Kris Jensen (Hickory)-5 (42)
44 66 HE’S A REBEL –•– The Crystals (The Blossoms) (Philles)-4 (44)
46 60 DON’T GO NEAR THE INDIANS –•– Rex Allen (Mercury)-3 (46)
47 45 WHAT’S GONNA HAPPEN WHEN SUMMER’S GONE –•– Freddy Cannon (Swan)-4 (45)
48 51 YOU CAN’T JUDGE A BOOK BY THE COVER –•– Bo Diddley (Checker)-7 (48)
49 53 HIDE AND GO SEEK (Part 1) –•– Bunker Hill (Mala)-6 (49)
50 — ALL ALONE AM I –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-1 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

50 — ALL ALONE AM I –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-1 (50)
82 — OL’ MAN RIVER –•– Jimmy Smith (Verve)-3 (82)
83 — JAMES (Hold the Ladder Steady) –•– Sue Thompson (Hickory)-1 (83)
84 — BABY FACE –•– Bobby Darin (Atco)-1 (84)
87 — NOTHING CAN CHANGE THIS LOVE –•– Sam Cooke (RCA Victor)-1 (87)
88 — I’VE BEEN EVERYWHERE –•– Hank Snow (RCA Victor)-1 (88)
89 — MASHED POTATOES U.S.A. –•– James Brown and the Famous Flames (King)-1 (89)
90 — IF A MAN ANSWERS –•– Bobby Darin (Capitol)-1 (90)
93 — DESAFINADO –•– Stan Getz/Charlie Byrd (Verve)-1 (93)
100 — TRY A LITTLE TENDERNESS –•– Aretha Franklin (Columbia)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 6th October, 1962

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 SHERRY –•– The Four Seasons (Vee-Jay)-7 (4 weeks at #1) (1)
2 4 MONSTER MASH –•– Bobby (Boris) Pickett and the Crypt-Kickers (Garpax)-5 (2)
3 2 RAMBLIN’ ROSE –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-10 (2)
4 6 LET’S DANCE –•– Chris Montez (Monogram)-9 (4)
5 3 GREEN ONIONS –•– Booker T. and the MG’s (Stax)-9 (3)
6 8 PATCHES –•– Dickey Lee (Smash)-7 (6)
7 13 VENUS IN BLUE JEANS –•– Jimmy Clanton (Ace)-8 (7)
8 17 I REMEMBER YOU –•– Frank Ifield (Vee-Jay)-5 (8)
9 7 ALLEY CAT –•– Bent Fabric and His Piano (Atco)-11 (7)
10 11 YOU BEAT ME TO THE PUNCH –•– Mary Wells (Motown)-9 (9)
——
11 5 SHEILA –•– Tommy Roe (ABC-Paramount)-11 (1)
12 18 RAIN RAIN GO AWAY –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-7 (12)
13 15 LIE TO ME –•– Brook Benton (Mercury)-7 (13)
14 12 IF I HAD A HAMMER (The Hammer Song) –•– Peter, Paul and Mary (Warner Brothers)-8 (12)
15 19 DO YOU LOVE ME –•– The Contours (Gordy)-9 (15)
16 10 TEEN AGE IDOL –•– Rick Nelson (Imperial)-9 (5)
17 9 YOU BELONG TO ME –•– The Duprees (Coed)-10 (7)
18 23 BEECHWOOD 4-5789 –•– The Marvelettes (Tamla)-9 (17)
19 24 SURFIN’ SAFARI –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-9 (19)
20 21 WHAT KIND OF LOVE IS THIS –•– Joey Dee and the Starliters (Roulette)-7 (20)
——
21 26 PUNISH HER –•– Bobby Vee (Liberty)-6 (21)
22 25 IT MIGHT AS WELL RAIN UNTIL SEPTEMBER –•– Carole King (Dimension)-7 (22)
23 44 HE’S A REBEL –•– The Crystals (The Blossoms) (Philles)-5 (23)
24 30 ONLY LOVE CAN BREAK A HEART –•– Gene Pitney (Musicor)-4 (24)
25 36 POPEYE THE HITCHHIKER –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-4 (25)
26 27 HULLY GULLY BABY –•– The Dovells (Parkway)-9 (26)
27 14 THE LOCO-MOTION –•– Little Eva (Dimension)-15 (1)
28 32 I LEFT MY HEART IN SAN FRANCISCO –•– Tony Bennett (Columbia)-9 (28)
29 22 A WONDERFUL DREAM –•– The Majors (Imperial)-9 (22)
30 46 DON’T GO NEAR THE INDIANS –•– Rex Allen (Mercury)-4 (30)
——
31 20 SILVER THREADS AND GOLDEN NEEDLES –•– The Springfields (Philips)-10 (20)
32 16 SHE’S NOT YOU –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-10 (5)
33 28 RINKY DINK –•– Dave “Baby” Cortez (Julia/Chess)-13 (10)
34 37 COME ON LITTLE ANGEL –•– The Belmonts (Sabrina)-12 (28)
35 50 ALL ALONE AM I –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-2 (35)
36 51 LITTLE BLACK BOOK –•– Jimmy Dean (Columbia)-4 (36)
37 53 KING OF THE WHOLE WIDE WORLD (From the “Kid Galahad” EP) –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-3 (37)
38 42 TORTURE –•– Kris Jensen (Hickory)-6 (38)
39 41 STOP THE MUSIC –•– The Shirelles (Scepter)-5 (39)
40 54 WHAT KIND OF FOOL AM I –•– Sammy Davis, Jr. (Reprise)-6 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

41 39 DEVIL WOMAN –•– Marty Robbins (Columbia)-11 (16)
42 29 YOU DON’T KNOW ME –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-11 (2)
43 35 SHAME ON ME –•– Bobby Bare (RCA Victor)-12 (23)
45 40 POINT OF NO RETURN –•– Gene McDaniels (Liberty)-10 (21)
48 34 A SWINGIN’ SAFARI –•– Billy Vaughn and His Orchestra (Dot)-12 (13)
51 33 SEND ME THE PILLOW YOU DREAM ON –•– Johnny Tillotson (Cadence)-9 (17)
52 31 YOUR NOSE IS GONNA GROW –•– Johnny Crawford (Del-Fi)-9 (14)
76 38 I LOVE YOU THE WAY YOU ARE –•– Bobby Vinton (Diamond)-9 (38)

POWER PLAYS

44 49 HIDE AND GO SEEK (Part 1) –•– Bunker Hill (Mala)-7 (44)
46 63 GINA –•– Johnny Mathis (Columbia)-3 (46)
47 59 LIMBO ROCK –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-5 (47)
49 76 WARMED OVER KISSES (Left Over Love) –•– Brian Hyland (ABC-Paramount)-3 (49)
50 55 THE THINGS WE DID LAST SUMMER –•– Shelley Fabares (Colpix)-4 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

77 — NEXT DOOR TO AN ANGEL –•– Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)-1 (77)
81 — SUSIE DARLIN’ –•– Tommy Roe (ABC-Paramount)-1 (81)
84 — THE BURNING OF ATLANTA –•– Claude King (Columbia)-1 (84)
87 — I’M GOING BACK TO SCHOOL –•– Dee Clark (Vee-Jay)-1 (87)
88 — (Dance With the) GUITAR MAN –•– Duane Eddy and the Rebelettes (RCA Victor)-1 (88)
89 — WHAT KIND OF FOOL AM I –•– Robert Goulet (Columbia)-1 (89)
90 — POP POP POP – PIE –•– The Sherrys (Guyden)-1 (90)
92 — LOVE ME TENDER –•– Richard Chamberlain (MGM)-1 (92)
94 — I WAS SUCH A FOOL (To Fall In Love With You) –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-1 (94)
95 — LEAH –•– Roy Orbison (Monument)-1 (95)
97 — DID YOU EVER SEE A DREAM WALKING –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-1 (97)
98 — WIGGLE WOBBLE –•– Les Cooper and the Soul Rockers (Everlast)-1 (98)
99 — HE THINKS I STILL CARE –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-1 (99)
100 — WHEN THE BOYS GET TOGETHER –•– Joanie Sommers (Warner Brothers)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 13th October, 1962

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 SHERRY –•– The Four Seasons (Vee-Jay)-8 (5 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 MONSTER MASH –•– Bobby (Boris) Pickett and the Crypt-Kickers (Garpax)-6 (2)
3 3 RAMBLIN’ ROSE –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-11 (2)
4 4 LET’S DANCE –•– Chris Montez (Monogram)-10 (4)
5 8 I REMEMBER YOU –•– Frank Ifield (Vee-Jay)-6 (5)
6 5 GREEN ONIONS –•– Booker T. and the MG’s (Stax)-10 (3)
7 15 DO YOU LOVE ME –•– The Contours (Gordy)-10 (7)
8 6 PATCHES –•– Dickey Lee (Smash)-8 (6)
9 9 ALLEY CAT –•– Bent Fabric and His Piano (Atco)-12 (7)
10 14 IF I HAD A HAMMER (The Hammer Song) –•– Peter, Paul and Mary (Warner Brothers)-9 (10)
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11 23 HE’S A REBEL –•– The Crystals (The Blossoms) (Philles)-6 (11)
12 7 VENUS IN BLUE JEANS –•– Jimmy Clanton (Ace)-9 (7)
13 24 ONLY LOVE CAN BREAK A HEART –•– Gene Pitney (Musicor)-5 (13)
14 19 SURFIN’ SAFARI –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-10 (14)
15 10 YOU BEAT ME TO THE PUNCH –•– Mary Wells (Motown)-10 (9)
16 11 SHEILA –•– Tommy Roe (ABC-Paramount)-12 (1)
17 12 RAIN RAIN GO AWAY –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-8 (12)
18 20 WHAT KIND OF LOVE IS THIS –•– Joey Dee and the Starliters (Roulette)-8 (18)
19 13 LIE TO ME –•– Brook Benton (Mercury)-8 (13)
20 21 PUNISH HER –•– Bobby Vee (Liberty)-7 (20)
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21 35 ALL ALONE AM I –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-3 (21)
22 22 IT MIGHT AS WELL RAIN UNTIL SEPTEMBER –•– Carole King (Dimension)-8 (22)
23 28 I LEFT MY HEART IN SAN FRANCISCO –•– Tony Bennett (Columbia)-10 (23)
24 25 POPEYE THE HITCHHIKER –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-5 (24)
25 26 HULLY GULLY BABY –•– The Dovells (Parkway)-10 (25)
26 30 DON’T GO NEAR THE INDIANS –•– Rex Allen (Mercury)-5 (26)
27 17 YOU BELONG TO ME –•– The Duprees (Coed)-11 (7)
28 38 TORTURE –•– Kris Jensen (Hickory)-7 (28)
29 16 TEEN AGE IDOL –•– Rick Nelson (Imperial)-10 (5)
30 40 WHAT KIND OF FOOL AM I –•– Sammy Davis, Jr. (Reprise)-7 (30)
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31 46 GINA –•– Johnny Mathis (Columbia)-4 (31)
32 18 BEECHWOOD 4-5789 –•– The Marvelettes (Tamla)-10 (17)
33 47 LIMBO ROCK –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-6 (33)
34 36 LITTLE BLACK BOOK –•– Jimmy Dean (Columbia)-5 (34)
35 37 KING OF THE WHOLE WIDE WORLD (From the “Kid Galahad” EP) –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-4 (35)
36 44 HIDE AND GO SEEK (Part 1) –•– Bunker Hill (Mala)-8 (36)
37 56 CLOSE TO CATHY –•– Mike Clifford (United Artists)-5 (37)
38 39 STOP THE MUSIC –•– The Shirelles (Scepter)-6 (38)
39 49 WARMED OVER KISSES (Left Over Love) –•– Brian Hyland (ABC-Paramount)-4 (39)
40 34 COME ON LITTLE ANGEL –•– The Belmonts (Sabrina)-13 (28)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

42 29 A WONDERFUL DREAM –•– The Majors (Imperial)-10 (22)
43 27 THE LOCO-MOTION –•– Little Eva (Dimension)-16 (1)
45 33 RINKY DINK –•– Dave “Baby” Cortez (Julia/Chess)-14 (10)

POWER PLAYS

41 67 NOTHING CAN CHANGE THIS LOVE –•– Sam Cooke (RCA Victor)-3 (41)
44 77 NEXT DOOR TO AN ANGEL –•– Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)-2 (44)
46 50 THE THINGS WE DID LAST SUMMER –•– Shelley Fabares (Colpix)-5 (46)
47 68 TEN LONELY GUYS –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-4 (47)
48 69 BABY FACE –•– Bobby Darin (Atco)-3 (48)
49 55 YOU CAN’T JUDGE A BOOK BY THE COVER –•– Bo Diddley (Checker)-9 (48)
50 64 NO ONE WILL EVER KNOW –•– Jimmie Rodgers (Dot)-7 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

69 — THE CHA-CHA-CHA –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-1 (69)
76 — 409 –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-1 (76)
77 — I’VE GOT A WOMAN (Part 1) –•– Jimmy McGriff (Sue)-1 (77)
78 — NEXT DOOR TO THE BLUES –•– Etta James (Argo)-1 (78)
79 — YOU CAN RUN (But You Can’t Hide) –•– Jerry Butler (Vee-Jay)-1 (79)
80 — I’LL BRING IT HOME TO YOU –•– Carla Thomas (Atlantic)-1 (80)
83 — LOVERS BY NIGHT, STRANGERS BY DAY –•– The Fleetwoods (Dolton)-1 (83)
84 — I’M HERE TO GET MY BABY OUT OF JAIL –•– The Everly Brothers (Cadence)-1 (84)
85 — MAMA SANG A SONG –•– Stan Kenton (Capitol)-1 (85)
89 — I’VE BEEN EVERYWHERE –•– Hank Snow (RCA Victor)-2 (88)
90 — YOU CAN’T LIE TO A LIAR –•– Ketty Lester (Era)-1 (90)
91 — DON’T HANG UP –•– The Orlons (Cameo)-1 (91)
92 — I’LL REMEMBER CAROL –•– Tommy Boyce (RCA Victor)-1 (92)
93 — HAPPY WEEKEND –•– Dave “Baby” Cortez (Chess)-1 (93)
94 — FOOLS RUSH IN –•– Etta James (Argo)-1 (94)
95 — FURTHER MORE –•– Ray Stevens (Mercury)-1 (95)
97 — HAIL TO THE CONQUERING HERO –•– James Darren (Colpix)-1 (97)
98 — HEARTACHES –•– Patsy Cline (Decca)-1 (98)
99 — HULLY GULLY GUITAR –•– Jerry Reed and the Hully Girlies (Columbia)-1 (99)
100 — I’M GONNA CHANGE EVERYTHING –•– Jim Reeves (RCA Victor)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 20th October, 1962

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 2 MONSTER MASH –•– Bobby (Boris) Pickett and the Crypt-Kickers (Garpax)-7 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 1 SHERRY –•– The Four Seasons (Vee-Jay)-9 (1)
3 7 DO YOU LOVE ME –•– The Contours (Gordy)-11 (3)
4 11 HE’S A REBEL –•– The Crystals (The Blossoms) (Philles)-7 (4)
5 5 I REMEMBER YOU –•– Frank Ifield (Vee-Jay)-7 (5)
6 8 PATCHES –•– Dickey Lee (Smash)-9 (6)
7 3 RAMBLIN’ ROSE –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-12 (2)
8 13 ONLY LOVE CAN BREAK A HEART –•– Gene Pitney (Musicor)-6 (8)
9 6 GREEN ONIONS –•– Booker T. and the MG’s (Stax)-11 (3)
10 4 LET’S DANCE –•– Chris Montez (Monogram)-11 (4)
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11 10 IF I HAD A HAMMER (The Hammer Song) –•– Peter, Paul and Mary (Warner Brothers)-10 (10)
12 12 VENUS IN BLUE JEANS –•– Jimmy Clanton (Ace)-10 (7)
13 9 ALLEY CAT –•– Bent Fabric and His Piano (Atco)-13 (7)
14 14 SURFIN’ SAFARI –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-11 (14)
15 21 ALL ALONE AM I –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-4 (15)
16 24 POPEYE THE HITCHHIKER –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-6 (16)
17 26 DON’T GO NEAR THE INDIANS –•– Rex Allen (Mercury)-6 (17)
18 30 WHAT KIND OF FOOL AM I –•– Sammy Davis, Jr. (Reprise)-8 (18)
19 23 I LEFT MY HEART IN SAN FRANCISCO –•– Tony Bennett (Columbia)-11 (19)
20 31 GINA –•– Johnny Mathis (Columbia)-5 (20)
——
21 19 LIE TO ME –•– Brook Benton (Mercury)-9 (13)
22 37 CLOSE TO CATHY –•– Mike Clifford (United Artists)-6 (22)
23 33 LIMBO ROCK –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-7 (23)
24 18 WHAT KIND OF LOVE IS THIS –•– Joey Dee and the Starliters (Roulette)-9 (18)
25 25 HULLY GULLY BABY –•– The Dovells (Parkway)-11 (25)
26 28 TORTURE –•– Kris Jensen (Hickory)-8 (26)
27 17 RAIN RAIN GO AWAY –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-9 (12)
28 15 YOU BEAT ME TO THE PUNCH –•– Mary Wells (Motown)-11 (9)
29 44 NEXT DOOR TO AN ANGEL –•– Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)-3 (29)
30 35 KING OF THE WHOLE WIDE WORLD (From the “Kid Galahad” EP) –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-5 (30)
——
31 41 NOTHING CAN CHANGE THIS LOVE –•– Sam Cooke (RCA Victor)-4 (31)
32 34 LITTLE BLACK BOOK –•– Jimmy Dean (Columbia)-6 (32)
33 39 WARMED OVER KISSES (Left Over Love) –•– Brian Hyland (ABC-Paramount)-5 (33)
34 27 YOU BELONG TO ME –•– The Duprees (Coed)-12 (7)
35 36 HIDE AND GO SEEK (Part 1) –•– Bunker Hill (Mala)-9 (35)
36 38 STOP THE MUSIC –•– The Shirelles (Scepter)-7 (36)
37 52 JAMES (Hold the Ladder Steady) –•– Sue Thompson (Hickory)-4 (37)
38 16 SHEILA –•– Tommy Roe (ABC-Paramount)-13 (1)
39 20 PUNISH HER –•– Bobby Vee (Liberty)-8 (20)
40 29 TEEN AGE IDOL –•– Rick Nelson (Imperial)-11 (5)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

41 22 IT MIGHT AS WELL RAIN UNTIL SEPTEMBER –•– Carole King (Dimension)-9 (22)
50 32 BEECHWOOD 4-5789 –•– The Marvelettes (Tamla)-11 (17)
59 40 COME ON LITTLE ANGEL –•– The Belmonts (Sabrina)-14 (28)

POWER PLAYS

42 51 IF A MAN ANSWERS –•– Bobby Darin (Capitol)-4 (42)
43 50 NO ONE WILL EVER KNOW –•– Jimmie Rodgers (Dot)-8 (43)
44 48 BABY FACE –•– Bobby Darin (Atco)-4 (44)
45 47 TEN LONELY GUYS –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-5 (45)
46 56 DON’T YOU BELIEVE IT –•– Andy Williams (Columbia)-6 (46)
47 69 THE CHA-CHA-CHA –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-2 (47)
48 60 LOVE ME TENDER –•– Richard Chamberlain (MGM)-3 (48)
49 54 STORMY MONDAY BLUES –•– Bobby Bland (Duke)-7 (49)

NEW THIS WEEK

66 — BIG GIRLS DON’T CRY –•– The Four Seasons (Vee-Jay)-1 (66)
68 — RETURN TO SENDER –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-1 (68)
79 — THE ALLEY CAT SONG –•– David Thorne (Riverside)-1 (79)
82 — MY OWN TRUE LOVE –•– The Duprees (Coed)-1 (82)
84 — RIDE –•– Dee Dee Sharp (Cameo)-1 (84)
85 — THAT STRANGER USED TO BE MY GIRL –•– Trade Martin (Coed)-1 (85)
87 — BOBBY’S GIRL –•– Marcie Blane (Seville)-1 (87)
90 — MAMA SANG A SONG –•– Walter Brennan (Liberty)-1 (90)
91 — DON’T ASK ME TO BE FRIENDS –•– The Everly Brothers (Warner Brothers)-1 (91)
97 — LIMBO DANCE –•– The Champs (Challenge)-1 (97)
98 — STUBBORN KIND OF FELLOW –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-1 (98)
99 — UNTIE ME –•– The Tams (Arlen)-1 (99)
100 — DON’T EVER LEAVE ME –•– Bob and Earl (Tempe)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 27th October, 1962

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 MONSTER MASH –•– Bobby (Boris) Pickett and the Crypt-Kickers (Garpax)-8 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 4 HE’S A REBEL –•– The Crystals (The Blossoms) (Philles)-8 (2)
3 3 DO YOU LOVE ME –•– The Contours (Gordy)-12 (3)
4 8 ONLY LOVE CAN BREAK A HEART –•– Gene Pitney (Musicor)-7 (4)
5 2 SHERRY –•– The Four Seasons (Vee-Jay)-10 (1)
6 15 ALL ALONE AM I –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-5 (6)
7 6 PATCHES –•– Dickey Lee (Smash)-10 (6)
8 7 RAMBLIN’ ROSE –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-13 (2)
9 20 GINA –•– Johnny Mathis (Columbia)-6 (9)
10 5 I REMEMBER YOU –•– Frank Ifield (Vee-Jay)-8 (5)
——
11 16 POPEYE THE HITCHHIKER –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-7 (11)
12 9 GREEN ONIONS –•– Booker T. and the MG’s (Stax)-12 (3)
13 10 LET’S DANCE –•– Chris Montez (Monogram)-12 (4)
14 22 CLOSE TO CATHY –•– Mike Clifford (United Artists)-7 (14)
15 29 NEXT DOOR TO AN ANGEL –•– Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)-4 (15)
16 12 VENUS IN BLUE JEANS –•– Jimmy Clanton (Ace)-11 (7)
17 66 BIG GIRLS DON’T CRY –•– The Four Seasons (Vee-Jay)-2 (17)
18 23 LIMBO ROCK –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-8 (18)
19 13 ALLEY CAT –•– Bent Fabric and His Piano (Atco)-14 (7)
20 68 RETURN TO SENDER –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-2 (20)
——
21 14 SURFIN’ SAFARI –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-12 (14)
22 31 NOTHING CAN CHANGE THIS LOVE –•– Sam Cooke (RCA Victor)-5 (22)
23 26 TORTURE –•– Kris Jensen (Hickory)-9 (23)
24 18 WHAT KIND OF FOOL AM I –•– Sammy Davis, Jr. (Reprise)-9 (18)
25 37 JAMES (Hold the Ladder Steady) –•– Sue Thompson (Hickory)-5 (25)
26 33 WARMED OVER KISSES (Left Over Love) –•– Brian Hyland (ABC-Paramount)-6 (26)
27 19 I LEFT MY HEART IN SAN FRANCISCO –•– Tony Bennett (Columbia)-12 (19)
28 47 THE CHA-CHA-CHA –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-3 (28)
29 32 LITTLE BLACK BOOK –•– Jimmy Dean (Columbia)-7 (29)
30 17 DON’T GO NEAR THE INDIANS –•– Rex Allen (Mercury)-7 (17)
——
31 52 DESAFINADO –•– Stan Getz/Charlie Byrd (Verve)-5 (31)
32 11 IF I HAD A HAMMER (The Hammer Song) –•– Peter, Paul and Mary (Warner Brothers)-11 (10)
33 35 HIDE AND GO SEEK (Part 1) –•– Bunker Hill (Mala)-10 (33)
34 60 I’VE GOT A WOMAN (Part 1) –•– Jimmy McGriff (Sue)-3 (34)
35 25 HULLY GULLY BABY –•– The Dovells (Parkway)-12 (25)
36 53 WORKIN’ FOR THE MAN –•– Roy Orbison (Monument)-6 (36)
37 48 LOVE ME TENDER –•– Richard Chamberlain (MGM)-4 (37)
38 42 IF A MAN ANSWERS –•– Bobby Darin (Capitol)-5 (38)
39 30 KING OF THE WHOLE WIDE WORLD (From the “Kid Galahad” EP) –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-6 (30)
40 27 RAIN RAIN GO AWAY –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-10 (12)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

46 21 LIE TO ME –•– Brook Benton (Mercury)-10 (13)
48 24 WHAT KIND OF LOVE IS THIS –•– Joey Dee and the Starliters (Roulette)-10 (18)
49 28 YOU BEAT ME TO THE PUNCH –•– Mary Wells (Motown)-12 (9)
55 34 YOU BELONG TO ME –•– The Duprees (Coed)-13 (7)
58 36 STOP THE MUSIC –•– The Shirelles (Scepter)-8 (36)
59 38 SHEILA –•– Tommy Roe (ABC-Paramount)-14 (1)

POWER PLAYS

41 46 DON’T YOU BELIEVE IT –•– Andy Williams (Columbia)-7 (41)
42 44 BABY FACE –•– Bobby Darin (Atco)-5 (42)
43 49 STORMY MONDAY BLUES –•– Bobby Bland (Duke)-8 (43)
44 57 I WAS SUCH A FOOL (To Fall In Love With You) –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-4 (44)
45 71 DON’T HANG UP –•– The Orlons (Cameo)-3 (45)
47 51 SUSIE DARLIN’ –•– Tommy Roe (ABC-Paramount)-4 (47)
50 56 (Dance With the) GUITAR MAN –•– Duane Eddy and the Rebelettes (RCA Victor)-4 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

77 — SOMEBODY HAVE MERCY –•– Sam Cooke (RCA Victor)-1 (77)
80 — I CAN’T HELP IT (If I’m Still In Love With You) –•– Johnny Tillotson (Cadence)-1 (80)
83 — WIGGLE WOBBLE –•– Les Cooper and the Soul Rockers (Everlast)-2 (83)
86 — WHAT KIND OF FOOL AM I –•– Anthony Newley (London)-4 (85)
90 — RELEASE ME –•– Esther Phillips “Little Esther” (Lenox)-1 (90)
92 — MAGIC WAND –•– Don and Juan (Big Top)-1 (92)
93 — ALADDIN –•– Bobby Curtola (Del-Fi)-1 (93)
94 — ANNA (Go To Him) –•– Arthur Alexander (Dot)-1 (94)
95 — THE LONELY BULL (El Solo Torro) –•– The Tijuana Brass Featuring Herb Alpert (A&M)-1 (95)
97 — MAMA SANG A SONG –•– Bill Anderson (Decca)-1 (97)
98 — ONE MORE TOWN –•– The Kingston Trio (Capitol)-1 (98)
99 — WHERE DO YOU COME FROM –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-1 (99)
100 — FOUR WALLS –•– Kay Starr (Capitol)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 3rd November, 1962

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 2 HE’S A REBEL –•– The Crystals (The Blossoms) (Philles)-9 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 4 ONLY LOVE CAN BREAK A HEART –•– Gene Pitney (Musicor)-8 (2)
3 3 DO YOU LOVE ME –•– The Contours (Gordy)-13 (3)
4 1 MONSTER MASH –•– Bobby (Boris) Pickett and the Crypt-Kickers (Garpax)-9 (1)
5 6 ALL ALONE AM I –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-6 (5)
6 17 BIG GIRLS DON’T CRY –•– The Four Seasons (Vee-Jay)-3 (6)
7 9 GINA –•– Johnny Mathis (Columbia)-7 (7)
8 18 LIMBO ROCK –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-9 (8)
9 15 NEXT DOOR TO AN ANGEL –•– Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)-5 (9)
10 20 RETURN TO SENDER –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-3 (10)
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11 5 SHERRY –•– The Four Seasons (Vee-Jay)-11 (1)
12 14 CLOSE TO CATHY –•– Mike Clifford (United Artists)-8 (12)
13 7 PATCHES –•– Dickey Lee (Smash)-11 (6)
14 11 POPEYE THE HITCHHIKER –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-8 (11)
15 28 THE CHA-CHA-CHA –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-4 (15)
16 8 RAMBLIN’ ROSE –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-14 (2)
17 24 WHAT KIND OF FOOL AM I –•– Sammy Davis, Jr. (Reprise)-10 (17)
18 25 JAMES (Hold the Ladder Steady) –•– Sue Thompson (Hickory)-6 (18)
19 12 GREEN ONIONS –•– Booker T. and the MG’s (Stax)-13 (3)
20 23 TORTURE –•– Kris Jensen (Hickory)-10 (20)
——
21 10 I REMEMBER YOU –•– Frank Ifield (Vee-Jay)-9 (5)
22 22 NOTHING CAN CHANGE THIS LOVE –•– Sam Cooke (RCA Victor)-6 (22)
23 21 SURFIN’ SAFARI –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-13 (14)
24 27 I LEFT MY HEART IN SAN FRANCISCO –•– Tony Bennett (Columbia)-13 (19)
25 26 WARMED OVER KISSES (Left Over Love) –•– Brian Hyland (ABC-Paramount)-7 (25)
26 31 DESAFINADO –•– Stan Getz/Charlie Byrd (Verve)-6 (26)
27 37 LOVE ME TENDER –•– Richard Chamberlain (MGM)-5 (27)
28 13 LET’S DANCE –•– Chris Montez (Monogram)-13 (4)
29 34 I’VE GOT A WOMAN (Part 1) –•– Jimmy McGriff (Sue)-4 (29)
30 19 ALLEY CAT –•– Bent Fabric and His Piano (Atco)-15 (7)
——
31 44 I WAS SUCH A FOOL (To Fall In Love With You) –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-5 (31)
32 45 DON’T HANG UP –•– The Orlons (Cameo)-4 (32)
33 36 WORKIN’ FOR THE MAN –•– Roy Orbison (Monument)-7 (33)
34 38 IF A MAN ANSWERS –•– Bobby Darin (Capitol)-6 (34)
35 16 VENUS IN BLUE JEANS –•– Jimmy Clanton (Ace)-12 (7)
36 47 SUSIE DARLIN’ –•– Tommy Roe (ABC-Paramount)-5 (36)
37 29 LITTLE BLACK BOOK –•– Jimmy Dean (Columbia)-8 (29)
38 56 LEAH –•– Roy Orbison (Monument)-5 (38)
39 41 DON’T YOU BELIEVE IT –•– Andy Williams (Columbia)-7 (39)
40 50 (Dance With the) GUITAR MAN –•– Duane Eddy and the Rebelettes (RCA Victor)-5 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

48 30 DON’T GO NEAR THE INDIANS –•– Rex Allen (Mercury)-8 (17)
49 33 HIDE AND GO SEEK (Part 1) –•– Bunker Hill (Mala)-11 (33)
52 40 RAIN RAIN GO AWAY –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-11 (12)
53 32 IF I HAD A HAMMER (The Hammer Song) –•– Peter, Paul and Mary (Warner Brothers)-12 (10)
58 39 KING OF THE WHOLE WIDE WORLD (From the “Kid Galahad” EP) –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-7 (30)

POWER PLAYS

41 66 BOBBY’S GIRL –•– Marcie Blane (Seville)-3 (41)
42 52 POP POP POP – PIE –•– The Sherrys (Guyden)-5 (42)
43 42 BABY FACE –•– Bobby Darin (Atco)-6 (42)
44 65 RIDE –•– Dee Dee Sharp (Cameo)-3 (44)
45 67 MY OWN TRUE LOVE –•– The Duprees (Coed)-3 (45)
46 51 NO ONE WILL EVER KNOW –•– Jimmie Rodgers (Dot)-10 (43)
47 61 MAMA SANG A SONG –•– Stan Kenton (Capitol)-4 (47)
50 71 THAT STRANGER USED TO BE MY GIRL –•– Trade Martin (Coed)-3 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

80 — LET’S GO (Pony) –•– The Routers (Warner Brothers)-1 (80)
81 — ESO BESO (That Kiss) –•– Paul Anka (RCA Victor)-1 (81)
82 — I’LL REMEMBER CAROL –•– Tommy Boyce (RCA Victor)-2 (82)
84 — THE ALLEY CAT SONG –•– David Thorne (Riverside)-2 (79)
85 — TELSTAR –•– The Tornados (London)-1 (85)
87 — MARY ANN REGRETS –•– Burl Ives (Decca)-1 (87)
88 — COMIN’ HOME BABY –•– Mel Torme (Atlantic)-1 (88)
90 — KEEP YOUR HANDS OFF MY BABY –•– Little Eva (Dimension)-1 (90)
93 — UP ON THE ROOF –•– The Drifters (Atlantic)-1 (93)
95 — RUMORS –•– Johnny Crawford (Del-Fi)-1 (95)
96 — HEART BREAKER –•– Dean Christie (Select)-1 (96)
98 — I LOST MY BABY –•– Joey Dee (Roulette)-1 (98)
99 — DEAR HEARTS AND GENTLE PEOPLE –•– The Springfields (Philips)-1 (99)
100 — FATHER KNOWS BEST –•– The Radiants (Chess)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 10th November, 1962

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 HE’S A REBEL –•– The Crystals (The Blossoms) (Philles)-10 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 6 BIG GIRLS DON’T CRY –•– The Four Seasons (Vee-Jay)-4 (2)
3 5 ALL ALONE AM I –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-7 (3)
4 10 RETURN TO SENDER –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-4 (4)
5 2 ONLY LOVE CAN BREAK A HEART –•– Gene Pitney (Musicor)-9 (2)
6 9 NEXT DOOR TO AN ANGEL –•– Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)-6 (6)
7 7 GINA –•– Johnny Mathis (Columbia)-8 (7)
8 4 MONSTER MASH –•– Bobby (Boris) Pickett and the Crypt-Kickers (Garpax)-10 (1)
9 3 DO YOU LOVE ME –•– The Contours (Gordy)-14 (3)
10 14 POPEYE THE HITCHHIKER –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-9 (10)
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11 8 LIMBO ROCK –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-10 (8)
12 12 CLOSE TO CATHY –•– Mike Clifford (United Artists)-9 (12)
13 22 NOTHING CAN CHANGE THIS LOVE –•– Sam Cooke (RCA Victor)-7 (13)
14 15 THE CHA-CHA-CHA –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-5 (14)
15 11 SHERRY –•– The Four Seasons (Vee-Jay)-12 (1)
16 32 DON’T HANG UP –•– The Orlons (Cameo)-5 (16)
17 18 JAMES (Hold the Ladder Steady) –•– Sue Thompson (Hickory)-7 (17)
18 17 WHAT KIND OF FOOL AM I –•– Sammy Davis, Jr. (Reprise)-11 (17)
19 41 BOBBY’S GIRL –•– Marcie Blane (Seville)-4 (19)
20 26 DESAFINADO –•– Stan Getz/Charlie Byrd (Verve)-7 (20)
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21 13 PATCHES –•– Dickey Lee (Smash)-12 (6)
22 24 I LEFT MY HEART IN SAN FRANCISCO –•– Tony Bennett (Columbia)-14 (19)
23 29 I’VE GOT A WOMAN (Part 1) –•– Jimmy McGriff (Sue)-5 (23)
24 27 LOVE ME TENDER –•– Richard Chamberlain (MGM)-6 (24)
25 23 SURFIN’ SAFARI –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-14 (14)
26 19 GREEN ONIONS –•– Booker T. and the MG’s (Stax)-14 (3)
27 44 RIDE –•– Dee Dee Sharp (Cameo)-4 (27)
28 31 I WAS SUCH A FOOL (To Fall In Love With You) –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-6 (28)
29 16 RAMBLIN’ ROSE –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-15 (2)
30 40 (Dance With the) GUITAR MAN –•– Duane Eddy and the Rebelettes (RCA Victor)-6 (30)
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31 38 LEAH –•– Roy Orbison (Monument)-6 (31)
32 34 IF A MAN ANSWERS –•– Bobby Darin (Capitol)-7 (32)
33 33 WORKIN’ FOR THE MAN –•– Roy Orbison (Monument)-8 (33)
34 21 I REMEMBER YOU –•– Frank Ifield (Vee-Jay)-10 (5)
35 36 SUSIE DARLIN’ –•– Tommy Roe (ABC-Paramount)-6 (35)
36 30 ALLEY CAT –•– Bent Fabric and His Piano (Atco)-16 (7)
37 45 MY OWN TRUE LOVE –•– The Duprees (Coed)-4 (37)
38 20 TORTURE –•– Kris Jensen (Hickory)-11 (20)
39 64 THE LONELY BULL (El Solo Torro) –•– The Tijuana Brass Featuring Herb Alpert (A&M)-3 (39)
40 42 POP POP POP – PIE –•– The Sherrys (Guyden)-6 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

41 28 LET’S DANCE –•– Chris Montez (Monogram)-14 (4)
45 25 WARMED OVER KISSES (Left Over Love) –•– Brian Hyland (ABC-Paramount)-8 (25)
46 37 LITTLE BLACK BOOK –•– Jimmy Dean (Columbia)-9 (29)
49 39 DON’T YOU BELIEVE IT –•– Andy Williams (Columbia)-8 (39)
53 35 VENUS IN BLUE JEANS –•– Jimmy Clanton (Ace)-13 (7)

POWER PLAYS

42 47 MAMA SANG A SONG –•– Stan Kenton (Capitol)-5 (42)
43 50 THAT STRANGER USED TO BE MY GIRL –•– Trade Martin (Coed)-4 (43)
44 55 I CAN’T HELP IT (If I’m Still In Love With You) –•– Johnny Tillotson (Cadence)-3 (44)
47 54 I’LL BRING IT HOME TO YOU –•– Carla Thomas (Atlantic)-5 (47)
48 59 WIGGLE WOBBLE –•– Les Cooper and the Soul Rockers (Everlast)-4 (48)
50 68 RELEASE ME –•– Esther Phillips “Little Esther” (Lenox)-3 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

74 — LOVE CAME TO ME –•– Dion (Laurie)-1 (74)
83 — SPANISH LACE –•– Gene McDaniels (Liberty)-1 (83)
84 — IF YOU WERE A ROCK AND ROLL RECORD –•– Freddy Cannon (Swan)-1 (84)
87 — CHAINS –•– The Cookies (Dimension)-1 (87)
88 — THE PUSH AND KICK –•– Mark Valentino (Swan)-1 (88)
89 — DEAR LONELY HEARTS –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-1 (89)
93 — WHAT KIND OF FOOL AM I –•– Robert Goulet (Columbia)-2 (89)
97 — THAT’S LIFE (That’s Tough) –•– Gabriel and the Angels (Swan)-1 (97)
100 — GO AWAY LITTLE GIRL –•– Steve Lawrence (Columbia)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 17th November, 1962

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 2 BIG GIRLS DON’T CRY –•– The Four Seasons (Vee-Jay)-5 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 4 RETURN TO SENDER –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-5 (2)
3 1 HE’S A REBEL –•– The Crystals (The Blossoms) (Philles)-11 (1)
4 3 ALL ALONE AM I –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-8 (3)
5 6 NEXT DOOR TO AN ANGEL –•– Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)-7 (5)
6 7 GINA –•– Johnny Mathis (Columbia)-9 (6)
7 19 BOBBY’S GIRL –•– Marcie Blane (Seville)-5 (7)
8 16 DON’T HANG UP –•– The Orlons (Cameo)-6 (8)
9 11 LIMBO ROCK –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-11 (8)
10 14 THE CHA-CHA-CHA –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-6 (10)
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11 5 ONLY LOVE CAN BREAK A HEART –•– Gene Pitney (Musicor)-10 (2)
12 13 NOTHING CAN CHANGE THIS LOVE –•– Sam Cooke (RCA Victor)-8 (12)
13 27 RIDE –•– Dee Dee Sharp (Cameo)-5 (13)
14 8 MONSTER MASH –•– Bobby (Boris) Pickett and the Crypt-Kickers (Garpax)-11 (1)
15 12 CLOSE TO CATHY –•– Mike Clifford (United Artists)-10 (12)
16 9 DO YOU LOVE ME –•– The Contours (Gordy)-15 (3)
17 17 JAMES (Hold the Ladder Steady) –•– Sue Thompson (Hickory)-8 (17)
18 20 DESAFINADO –•– Stan Getz/Charlie Byrd (Verve)-8 (18)
19 39 THE LONELY BULL (El Solo Torro) –•– The Tijuana Brass Featuring Herb Alpert (A&M)-4 (19)
20 10 POPEYE THE HITCHHIKER –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-10 (10)
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21 24 LOVE ME TENDER –•– Richard Chamberlain (MGM)-7 (21)
22 23 I’VE GOT A WOMAN (Part 1) –•– Jimmy McGriff (Sue)-6 (22)
23 30 (Dance With the) GUITAR MAN –•– Duane Eddy and the Rebelettes (RCA Victor)-7 (23)
24 28 I WAS SUCH A FOOL (To Fall In Love With You) –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-7 (24)
25 18 WHAT KIND OF FOOL AM I –•– Sammy Davis, Jr. (Reprise)-12 (17)
26 37 MY OWN TRUE LOVE –•– The Duprees (Coed)-5 (26)
27 22 I LEFT MY HEART IN SAN FRANCISCO –•– Tony Bennett (Columbia)-15 (19)
28 43 THAT STRANGER USED TO BE MY GIRL –•– Trade Martin (Coed)-5 (28)
29 31 LEAH –•– Roy Orbison (Monument)-7 (29)
30 21 PATCHES –•– Dickey Lee (Smash)-13 (6)
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31 25 SURFIN’ SAFARI –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-15 (14)
32 50 RELEASE ME –•– Esther Phillips “Little Esther” (Lenox)-4 (32)
33 44 I CAN’T HELP IT (If I’m Still In Love With You) –•– Johnny Tillotson (Cadence)-4 (33)
34 15 SHERRY –•– The Four Seasons (Vee-Jay)-13 (1)
35 40 POP POP POP – PIE –•– The Sherrys (Guyden)-7 (35)
36 33 WORKIN’ FOR THE MAN –•– Roy Orbison (Monument)-9 (33)
37 48 WIGGLE WOBBLE –•– Les Cooper and the Soul Rockers (Everlast)-5 (37)
38 42 MAMA SANG A SONG –•– Stan Kenton (Capitol)-6 (38)
39 71 TELSTAR –•– The Tornados (London)-3 (39)
40 26 GREEN ONIONS –•– Booker T. and the MG’s (Stax)-15 (3)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

45 32 IF A MAN ANSWERS –•– Bobby Darin (Capitol)-8 (32)
46 35 SUSIE DARLIN’ –•– Tommy Roe (ABC-Paramount)-7 (35)
48 36 ALLEY CAT –•– Bent Fabric and His Piano (Atco)-17 (7)
50 38 TORTURE –•– Kris Jensen (Hickory)-12 (20)
58 34 I REMEMBER YOU –•– Frank Ifield (Vee-Jay)-11 (5)
61 29 RAMBLIN’ ROSE –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-16 (2)

POWER PLAYS

41 47 I’LL BRING IT HOME TO YOU –•– Carla Thomas (Atlantic)-6 (41)
42 62 KEEP YOUR HANDS OFF MY BABY –•– Little Eva (Dimension)-3 (42)
43 66 RUMORS –•– Johnny Crawford (Del-Fi)-3 (43)
44 60 ESO BESO (That Kiss) –•– Paul Anka (RCA Victor)-3 (44)
47 51 MAMA SANG A SONG –•– Walter Brennan (Liberty)-5 (47)
49 58 DON’T ASK ME TO BE FRIENDS –•– The Everly Brothers (Warner Brothers)-5 (49)

NEW THIS WEEK

75 — ZIP-A-DEE DOO-DAH –•– Bob B. Soxx and the Blue Jeans (Philles)-1 (75)
77 — YOU ARE MY SUNSHINE –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-1 (77)
81 — A LITTLE BIT NOW (A Little Bit Later) –•– The Majors (Imperial)-1 (81)
84 — YOUR CHEATING HEART –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-1 (84)
88 — RUBY ANN –•– Marty Robbins (Columbia)-1 (88)
89 — DIDDLE-DEE-DUM (What Happens When Your Love Has Gone) –•– The Belmonts (Sabrina)-1 (89)
90 — SHUTTERS AND BOARDS –•– Jerry Wallace (Challenge)-1 (90)
91 — GETTING READY FOR THE HEARTBREAK –•– Chuck Jackson (Wand)-1 (91)
93 — MY DAD –•– Paul Petersen (Colpix)-1 (93)
95 — NEXT DOOR TO THE BLUES –•– Etta James (Argo)-5 (72)
96 — COLD, COLD HEART –•– Dinah Washington (Mercury)-1 (96)
97 — ONE MORE TOWN –•– The Kingston Trio (Capitol)-2 (97)
98 — FIESTA –•– Dave “Baby” Cortez (Emit)-1 (98)
99 — BABY HAS GONE BYE BYE –•– George Maharis (Epic)-1 (99)
100 — ALADDIN –•– Bobby Curtola (Del-Fi)-3 (92)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 24th November, 1962

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 BIG GIRLS DON’T CRY –•– The Four Seasons (Vee-Jay)-6 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 RETURN TO SENDER –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-6 (2)
3 4 ALL ALONE AM I –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-9 (3)
4 7 BOBBY’S GIRL –•– Marcie Blane (Seville)-6 (4)
5 5 NEXT DOOR TO AN ANGEL –•– Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)-8 (5)
6 9 LIMBO ROCK –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-12 (6)
7 8 DON’T HANG UP –•– The Orlons (Cameo)-7 (7)
8 3 HE’S A REBEL –•– The Crystals (The Blossoms) (Philles)-12 (1)
9 6 GINA –•– Johnny Mathis (Columbia)-10 (6)
10 13 RIDE –•– Dee Dee Sharp (Cameo)-6 (10)
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11 19 THE LONELY BULL (El Solo Torro) –•– The Tijuana Brass Featuring Herb Alpert (A&M)-5 (11)
12 10 THE CHA-CHA-CHA –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-7 (10)
13 11 ONLY LOVE CAN BREAK A HEART –•– Gene Pitney (Musicor)-11 (2)
14 12 NOTHING CAN CHANGE THIS LOVE –•– Sam Cooke (RCA Victor)-9 (12)
15 18 DESAFINADO –•– Stan Getz/Charlie Byrd (Verve)-9 (15)
16 15 CLOSE TO CATHY –•– Mike Clifford (United Artists)-11 (12)
17 32 RELEASE ME –•– Esther Phillips “Little Esther” (Lenox)-5 (17)
18 39 TELSTAR –•– The Tornados (London)-4 (18)
19 26 MY OWN TRUE LOVE –•– The Duprees (Coed)-6 (19)
20 22 I’VE GOT A WOMAN (Part 1) –•– Jimmy McGriff (Sue)-7 (20)
——
21 14 MONSTER MASH –•– Bobby (Boris) Pickett and the Crypt-Kickers (Garpax)-12 (1)
22 23 (Dance With the) GUITAR MAN –•– Duane Eddy and the Rebelettes (RCA Victor)-8 (22)
23 25 WHAT KIND OF FOOL AM I –•– Sammy Davis, Jr. (Reprise)-13 (17)
24 16 DO YOU LOVE ME –•– The Contours (Gordy)-16 (3)
25 29 LEAH –•– Roy Orbison (Monument)-8 (25)
26 17 JAMES (Hold the Ladder Steady) –•– Sue Thompson (Hickory)-9 (17)
27 24 I WAS SUCH A FOOL (To Fall In Love With You) –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-8 (24)
28 33 I CAN’T HELP IT (If I’m Still In Love With You) –•– Johnny Tillotson (Cadence)-5 (28)
29 42 KEEP YOUR HANDS OFF MY BABY –•– Little Eva (Dimension)-4 (29)
30 43 RUMORS –•– Johnny Crawford (Del-Fi)-4 (30)
——
31 20 POPEYE THE HITCHHIKER –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-11 (10)
32 21 LOVE ME TENDER –•– Richard Chamberlain (MGM)-8 (21)
33 28 THAT STRANGER USED TO BE MY GIRL –•– Trade Martin (Coed)-6 (28)
34 37 WIGGLE WOBBLE –•– Les Cooper and the Soul Rockers (Everlast)-6 (34)
35 38 MAMA SANG A SONG –•– Stan Kenton (Capitol)-7 (35)
36 44 ESO BESO (That Kiss) –•– Paul Anka (RCA Victor)-4 (36)
37 51 LOVERS BY NIGHT, STRANGERS BY DAY –•– The Fleetwoods (Dolton)-7 (37)
38 27 I LEFT MY HEART IN SAN FRANCISCO –•– Tony Bennett (Columbia)-16 (19)
39 56 LOVE CAME TO ME –•– Dion (Laurie)-3 (39)
40 59 LET’S GO (Pony) –•– The Routers (Warner Brothers)-4 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

42 31 SURFIN’ SAFARI –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-16 (14)
44 36 WORKIN’ FOR THE MAN –•– Roy Orbison (Monument)-10 (33)
45 35 POP POP POP – PIE –•– The Sherrys (Guyden)-8 (35)
47 34 SHERRY –•– The Four Seasons (Vee-Jay)-14 (1)
49 30 PATCHES –•– Dickey Lee (Smash)-14 (6)
53 40 GREEN ONIONS –•– Booker T. and the MG’s (Stax)-16 (3)

POWER PLAYS

41 52 DEAR LONELY HEARTS –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-3 (41)
43 47 MAMA SANG A SONG –•– Walter Brennan (Liberty)-6 (43)
46 65 CHAINS –•– The Cookies (Dimension)-3 (46)
48 49 DON’T ASK ME TO BE FRIENDS –•– The Everly Brothers (Warner Brothers)-6 (48)
50 77 YOU ARE MY SUNSHINE –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-2 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

65 — HOTEL HAPPINESS –•– Brook Benton (Mercury)-1 (65)
69 — YOU THREW A LUCKY PUNCH –•– Gene Chandler (Vee-Jay)-1 (69)
85 — RAINBOW AT MIDNIGHT –•– Jimmie Rodgers (Dot)-1 (85)
87 — I MAY NOT LIVE TO SEE TOMORROW –•– Brian Hyland (ABC-Paramount)-1 (87)
90 — DON’T GO NEAR THE ESKIMOS –•– Ben Colder (MGM)-1 (90)
91 — HEART BREAKER –•– Dean Christie (Select)-3 (91)
92 — THE JITTERBUG –•– The Dovells (Parkway)-1 (92)
93 — SHE’S A TROUBLEMAKER –•– The Majors (Imperial)-1 (93)
94 — THE SEARCHING IS OVER –•– Joe Henderson (Todd)-1 (94)
95 — DEAR HEARTS AND GENTLE PEOPLE –•– The Springfields (Philips)-3 (95)
97 — FOOLS RUSH IN –•– Etta James (Argo)-4 (87)
98 — YOU’RE A SWEETHEART –•– Dinah Washington (Roulette)-1 (98)
99 — DON’T STOP THE WEDDING –•– Ann Cole (Roulette)-1 (99)
100 — CONEY ISLAND BABY –•– The Excellents (Blast)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 1st December, 1962

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 BIG GIRLS DON’T CRY –•– The Four Seasons (Vee-Jay)-7 (3 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 RETURN TO SENDER –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-7 (2)
3 4 BOBBY’S GIRL –•– Marcie Blane (Seville)-7 (3)
4 6 LIMBO ROCK –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-13 (4)
5 3 ALL ALONE AM I –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-10 (3)
6 7 DON’T HANG UP –•– The Orlons (Cameo)-8 (6)
7 11 THE LONELY BULL (El Solo Torro) –•– The Tijuana Brass Featuring Herb Alpert (A&M)-6 (7)
8 10 RIDE –•– Dee Dee Sharp (Cameo)-7 (8)
9 8 HE’S A REBEL –•– The Crystals (The Blossoms) (Philles)-13 (1)
10 5 NEXT DOOR TO AN ANGEL –•– Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)-9 (5)
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11 9 GINA –•– Johnny Mathis (Columbia)-11 (6)
12 12 THE CHA-CHA-CHA –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-8 (10)
13 18 TELSTAR –•– The Tornados (London)-5 (13)
14 19 MY OWN TRUE LOVE –•– The Duprees (Coed)-7 (14)
15 15 DESAFINADO –•– Stan Getz/Charlie Byrd (Verve)-10 (15)
16 17 RELEASE ME –•– Esther Phillips “Little Esther” (Lenox)-6 (16)
17 13 ONLY LOVE CAN BREAK A HEART –•– Gene Pitney (Musicor)-12 (2)
18 22 (Dance With the) GUITAR MAN –•– Duane Eddy and the Rebelettes (RCA Victor)-9 (18)
19 29 KEEP YOUR HANDS OFF MY BABY –•– Little Eva (Dimension)-5 (19)
20 30 RUMORS –•– Johnny Crawford (Del-Fi)-5 (20)
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21 16 CLOSE TO CATHY –•– Mike Clifford (United Artists)-12 (12)
22 14 NOTHING CAN CHANGE THIS LOVE –•– Sam Cooke (RCA Victor)-10 (12)
23 36 ESO BESO (That Kiss) –•– Paul Anka (RCA Victor)-5 (23)
24 28 I CAN’T HELP IT (If I’m Still In Love With You) –•– Johnny Tillotson (Cadence)-6 (24)
25 23 WHAT KIND OF FOOL AM I –•– Sammy Davis, Jr. (Reprise)-14 (17)
26 24 DO YOU LOVE ME –•– The Contours (Gordy)-17 (3)
27 39 LOVE CAME TO ME –•– Dion (Laurie)-4 (27)
28 34 WIGGLE WOBBLE –•– Les Cooper and the Soul Rockers (Everlast)-7 (28)
29 20 I’VE GOT A WOMAN (Part 1) –•– Jimmy McGriff (Sue)-8 (20)
30 41 DEAR LONELY HEARTS –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-4 (30)
——
31 21 MONSTER MASH –•– Bobby (Boris) Pickett and the Crypt-Kickers (Garpax)-13 (1)
32 35 MAMA SANG A SONG –•– Stan Kenton (Capitol)-8 (32)
33 33 THAT STRANGER USED TO BE MY GIRL –•– Trade Martin (Coed)-7 (28)
34 46 CHAINS –•– The Cookies (Dimension)-4 (34)
35 38 I LEFT MY HEART IN SAN FRANCISCO –•– Tony Bennett (Columbia)-17 (19)
36 37 LOVERS BY NIGHT, STRANGERS BY DAY –•– The Fleetwoods (Dolton)-8 (36)
37 40 LET’S GO (Pony) –•– The Routers (Warner Brothers)-5 (37)
38 43 MAMA SANG A SONG –•– Walter Brennan (Liberty)-7 (38)
39 25 LEAH –•– Roy Orbison (Monument)-9 (25)
40 50 YOU ARE MY SUNSHINE –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-3 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

43 31 POPEYE THE HITCHHIKER –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-12 (10)
47 27 I WAS SUCH A FOOL (To Fall In Love With You) –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-9 (24)
51 26 JAMES (Hold the Ladder Steady) –•– Sue Thompson (Hickory)-10 (17)
54 32 LOVE ME TENDER –•– Richard Chamberlain (MGM)-9 (21)

POWER PLAYS

41 54 GO AWAY LITTLE GIRL –•– Steve Lawrence (Columbia)-4 (41)
42 65 HOTEL HAPPINESS –•– Brook Benton (Mercury)-2 (42)
44 64 ZIP-A-DEE DOO-DAH –•– Bob B. Soxx and the Blue Jeans (Philles)-3 (44)
45 66 RUBY ANN –•– Marty Robbins (Columbia)-3 (45)
46 51 STUBBORN KIND OF FELLOW –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-7 (46)
48 63 YOUR CHEATING HEART –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-3 (48)
49 55 MARY ANN REGRETS –•– Burl Ives (Decca)-5 (49)
50 61 THE PUSH AND KICK –•– Mark Valentino (Swan)-4 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

64 — TWO LOVERS –•– Mary Wells (Motown)-1 (64)
73 — LET’S KISS AND MAKE UP –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-1 (73)
77 — TEN LITTLE INDIANS –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-1 (77)
81 — TELL HIM –•– The Exciters (United Artists)-1 (81)
83 — ROAD HOG –•– John D. Loudermilk (RCA Victor)-1 (83)
84 — THE LOVE OF A BOY –•– Timi Yuro (Liberty)-1 (84)
86 — SEE SEE RIDER –•– LaVern Baker (Atlantic)-1 (86)
89 — I’M SO LONESOME I COULD CRY –•– Johnny Tillotson (Cadence)-1 (89)
91 — STRANGE I KNOW –•– The Marvelettes (Tamla)-1 (91)
92 — GONNA RAISE A RUKUS TONIGHT –•– Jimmy Dean (Columbia)-1 (92)
93 — THIS LAND IS YOUR LAND –•– The New Christy Minstrels (Columbia)-1 (93)
94 — EVERYBODY LOVES A LOVER –•– The Shirelles (Scepter)-1 (94)
95 — ME AND MY SHADOW –•– Frank Sinatra and Sammy Davis, Jr. (Reprise)-1 (95)
96 — ECHO –•– The Emotions (Kapp)-1 (96)
97 — THIS LAND IS YOUR LAND –•– Ketty Lester (Era)-1 (97)
99 — FROM THE BOTTOM OF MY HEART (Dammi, Dammi, Dammi) –•– Dean Martin (Reprise)-1 (99)
100 — LIMELIGHT –•– Mr. Acker Bilk (Atco)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 8th December, 1962

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 BIG GIRLS DON’T CRY –•– The Four Seasons (Vee-Jay)-8 (4 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 RETURN TO SENDER –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-8 (2)
3 3 BOBBY’S GIRL –•– Marcie Blane (Seville)-8 (3)
4 6 DON’T HANG UP –•– The Orlons (Cameo)-9 (4)
5 8 RIDE –•– Dee Dee Sharp (Cameo)-8 (5)
6 7 THE LONELY BULL (El Solo Torro) –•– The Tijuana Brass Featuring Herb Alpert (A&M)-7 (6)
7 13 TELSTAR –•– The Tornados (London)-6 (7)
8 4 LIMBO ROCK –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-14 (4)
9 5 ALL ALONE AM I –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-11 (3)
10 16 RELEASE ME –•– Esther Phillips “Little Esther” (Lenox)-7 (10)
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11 9 HE’S A REBEL –•– The Crystals (The Blossoms) (Philles)-14 (1)
12 18 (Dance With the) GUITAR MAN –•– Duane Eddy and the Rebelettes (RCA Victor)-10 (12)
13 14 MY OWN TRUE LOVE –•– The Duprees (Coed)-8 (13)
14 27 LOVE CAME TO ME –•– Dion (Laurie)-5 (14)
15 20 RUMORS –•– Johnny Crawford (Del-Fi)-6 (15)
16 19 KEEP YOUR HANDS OFF MY BABY –•– Little Eva (Dimension)-6 (16)
17 12 THE CHA-CHA-CHA –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-9 (10)
18 15 DESAFINADO –•– Stan Getz/Charlie Byrd (Verve)-11 (15)
19 23 ESO BESO (That Kiss) –•– Paul Anka (RCA Victor)-6 (19)
20 41 GO AWAY LITTLE GIRL –•– Steve Lawrence (Columbia)-5 (20)
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21 10 NEXT DOOR TO AN ANGEL –•– Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)-10 (5)
22 40 YOU ARE MY SUNSHINE –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-4 (22)
23 37 LET’S GO (Pony) –•– The Routers (Warner Brothers)-6 (23)
24 42 HOTEL HAPPINESS –•– Brook Benton (Mercury)-3 (24)
25 30 DEAR LONELY HEARTS –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-5 (25)
26 28 WIGGLE WOBBLE –•– Les Cooper and the Soul Rockers (Everlast)-8 (26)
27 17 ONLY LOVE CAN BREAK A HEART –•– Gene Pitney (Musicor)-13 (2)
28 24 I CAN’T HELP IT (If I’m Still In Love With You) –•– Johnny Tillotson (Cadence)-7 (24)
29 34 CHAINS –•– The Cookies (Dimension)-5 (29)
30 44 ZIP-A-DEE DOO-DAH –•– Bob B. Soxx and the Blue Jeans (Philles)-4 (30)
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31 45 RUBY ANN –•– Marty Robbins (Columbia)-4 (31)
32 11 GINA –•– Johnny Mathis (Columbia)-12 (6)
33 50 THE PUSH AND KICK –•– Mark Valentino (Swan)-5 (33)
34 22 NOTHING CAN CHANGE THIS LOVE –•– Sam Cooke (RCA Victor)-11 (12)
35 48 YOUR CHEATING HEART –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-4 (35)
36 33 THAT STRANGER USED TO BE MY GIRL –•– Trade Martin (Coed)-8 (28)
37 25 WHAT KIND OF FOOL AM I –•– Sammy Davis, Jr. (Reprise)-15 (17)
38 29 I’VE GOT A WOMAN (Part 1) –•– Jimmy McGriff (Sue)-9 (20)
39 49 MARY ANN REGRETS –•– Burl Ives (Decca)-6 (39)
40 32 MAMA SANG A SONG –•– Stan Kenton (Capitol)-9 (32)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

41 21 CLOSE TO CATHY –•– Mike Clifford (United Artists)-13 (12)
42 26 DO YOU LOVE ME –•– The Contours (Gordy)-18 (3)
46 39 LEAH –•– Roy Orbison (Monument)-10 (25)
47 36 LOVERS BY NIGHT, STRANGERS BY DAY –•– The Fleetwoods (Dolton)-9 (36)
48 38 MAMA SANG A SONG –•– Walter Brennan (Liberty)-8 (38)
50 35 I LEFT MY HEART IN SAN FRANCISCO –•– Tony Bennett (Columbia)-18 (19)
59 31 MONSTER MASH –•– Bobby (Boris) Pickett and the Crypt-Kickers (Garpax)-14 (1)

POWER PLAYS

43 64 TWO LOVERS –•– Mary Wells (Motown)-2 (43)
44 56 SPANISH LACE –•– Gene McDaniels (Liberty)-5 (44)
45 55 MY DAD –•– Paul Petersen (Colpix)-4 (45)
49 53 COMIN’ HOME BABY –•– Mel Torme (Atlantic)-6 (49)

NEW THIS WEEK

66 — THE LITTLE DRUMMER BOY –•– The Harry Simeone Chorale (20th Fox)-25 (13)
70 — THE NIGHT HAS A THOUSAND EYES –•– Bobby Vee (Liberty)-1 (70)
72 — PEPINO THE ITALIAN MOUSE –•– Lou Monte (Reprise)-1 (72)
74 — I SAW LINDA YESTERDAY –•– Dickey Lee (Smash)-1 (74)
76 — TROUBLE IS MY MIDDLE NAME –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-1 (76)
78 — DON’T MAKE ME OVER –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-1 (78)
80 — MONSTERS’ HOLIDAY –•– Bobby (Boris) Pickett and the Crypt-Kickers (Garpax)-1 (80)
81 — MY WIFE CAN’T COOK –•– Lonnie Russ (4J)-1 (81)
83 — DESAFINADO (Slightly Out Of Tune) –•– Pat Thomas (MGM)-1 (83)
84 — THE BALLAD OF JED CLAMPETT –•– Lester Flatt, Earl Scruggs and the Foggy Mountain Boys (Columbia)-1 (84)
87 — YOU’VE REALLY GOT A HOLD ON ME –•– The Miracles (Tamla)-1 (87)
88 — SOME KINDA FUN –•– Chris Montez (Monogram)-1 (88)
89 — STILL WATERS RUN DEEP –•– Brook Benton (Mercury)-1 (89)
91 — LET ME GO THE RIGHT WAY –•– The Supremes (Motown)-1 (91)
92 — THE CHIPMUNK SONG (Christmas Don’t Be Late) –•– The Chipmunks with the Music Of David Seville (Liberty)-25 (1)
94 — CAST YOUR FATE TO THE WIND –•– The Vince Guaraldi Trio (Fantasy)-1 (94)
96 — TWILIGHT TIME –•– Andy Williams (Cadence)-1 (96)
97 — THREE HEARTS IN A TANGLE –•– James Brown and the Famous Flames (King)-1 (97)
98 — ZERO-ZERO –•– Lawrence Welk and His Orchestra (Dot)-1 (98)
99 — JINGLE BELL ROCK –•– Bobby Helms (Decca)-18 (6)
100 — NIGHT TIME –•– Pete Antell (Cameo)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 15th December, 1962

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 BIG GIRLS DON’T CRY –•– The Four Seasons (Vee-Jay)-9 (5 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 RETURN TO SENDER –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-9 (2)
3 3 BOBBY’S GIRL –•– Marcie Blane (Seville)-9 (3)
4 8 LIMBO ROCK –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-15 (4)
5 7 TELSTAR –•– The Tornados (London)-7 (5)
6 4 DON’T HANG UP –•– The Orlons (Cameo)-10 (4)
7 6 THE LONELY BULL (El Solo Torro) –•– The Tijuana Brass Featuring Herb Alpert (A&M)-8 (6)
8 5 RIDE –•– Dee Dee Sharp (Cameo)-9 (5)
9 10 RELEASE ME –•– Esther Phillips “Little Esther” (Lenox)-8 (9)
10 20 GO AWAY LITTLE GIRL –•– Steve Lawrence (Columbia)-6 (10)
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11 22 YOU ARE MY SUNSHINE –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-5 (11)
12 15 RUMORS –•– Johnny Crawford (Del-Fi)-7 (12)
13 16 KEEP YOUR HANDS OFF MY BABY –•– Little Eva (Dimension)-7 (13)
14 14 LOVE CAME TO ME –•– Dion (Laurie)-6 (14)
15 24 HOTEL HAPPINESS –•– Brook Benton (Mercury)-5 (15)
16 12 (Dance With the) GUITAR MAN –•– Duane Eddy and the Rebelettes (RCA Victor)-11 (12)
17 25 DEAR LONELY HEARTS –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-6 (17)
18 9 ALL ALONE AM I –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-12 (3)
19 11 HE’S A REBEL –•– The Crystals (The Blossoms) (Philles)-15 (1)
20 23 LET’S GO (Pony) –•– The Routers (Warner Brothers)-7 (20)
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21 13 MY OWN TRUE LOVE –•– The Duprees (Coed)-9 (13)
22 29 CHAINS –•– The Cookies (Dimension)-6 (22)
23 31 RUBY ANN –•– Marty Robbins (Columbia)-5 (23)
24 18 DESAFINADO –•– Stan Getz/Charlie Byrd (Verve)-12 (15)
25 30 ZIP-A-DEE DOO-DAH –•– Bob B. Soxx and the Blue Jeans (Philles)-5 (25)
26 19 ESO BESO (That Kiss) –•– Paul Anka (RCA Victor)-7 (19)
27 33 THE PUSH AND KICK –•– Mark Valentino (Swan)-6 (27)
28 26 WIGGLE WOBBLE –•– Les Cooper and the Soul Rockers (Everlast)-9 (26)
29 17 THE CHA-CHA-CHA –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-10 (10)
30 35 YOUR CHEATING HEART –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-5 (30)
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31 44 SPANISH LACE –•– Gene McDaniels (Liberty)-6 (31)
32 45 MY DAD –•– Paul Petersen (Colpix)-5 (32)
33 43 TWO LOVERS –•– Mary Wells (Motown)-3 (33)
34 28 I CAN’T HELP IT (If I’m Still In Love With You) –•– Johnny Tillotson (Cadence)-8 (24)
35 55 TELL HIM –•– The Exciters (United Artists)-3 (35)
36 53 EVERYBODY LOVES A LOVER –•– The Shirelles (Scepter)-3 (36)
37 72 PEPINO THE ITALIAN MOUSE –•– Lou Monte (Reprise)-2 (37)
38 66 THE LITTLE DRUMMER BOY –•– The Harry Simeone Chorale (20th Fox)-26 (13)
39 21 NEXT DOOR TO AN ANGEL –•– Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)-11 (5)
40 49 COMIN’ HOME BABY –•– Mel Torme (Atlantic)-7 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

43 27 ONLY LOVE CAN BREAK A HEART –•– Gene Pitney (Musicor)-14 (2)
44 39 MARY ANN REGRETS –•– Burl Ives (Decca)-7 (39)

POWER PLAYS

41 52 SHUTTERS AND BOARDS –•– Jerry Wallace (Challenge)-5 (41)
42 70 THE NIGHT HAS A THOUSAND EYES –•– Bobby Vee (Liberty)-2 (42)
45 58 UP ON THE ROOF –•– The Drifters (Atlantic)-7 (45)
46 50 I LEFT MY HEART IN SAN FRANCISCO –•– Tony Bennett (Columbia)-19 (19)
47 65 LET’S KISS AND MAKE UP –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-3 (47)
48 51 STUBBORN KIND OF FELLOW –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-9 (46)
49 74 I SAW LINDA YESTERDAY –•– Dickey Lee (Smash)-2 (49)
50 47 LOVERS BY NIGHT, STRANGERS BY DAY –•– The Fleetwoods (Dolton)-10 (36)

NEW THIS WEEK

56 — SANTA CLAUS IS COMING TO TOWN –•– The Four Seasons (Vee-Jay)-1 (56)
58 — IT’S UP TO YOU –•– Rick Nelson (Imperial)-1 (58)
70 — WHITE CHRISTMAS –•– Bing Crosby (Decca)-75 (1)
75 — THE CHRISTMAS SONG (Merry Christmas To You) –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-3 (75)
77 — SANTA CLAUS IS WATCHING YOU –•– Ray Stevens (Mercury)-1 (77)
82 — I’M GONNA BE WARM THIS WINTER –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-1 (82)
83 — YOU’RE GONNA NEED ME –•– Barbara Lynn (Jamie)-1 (83)
84 — HALF HEAVEN – HALF HEARTACHE –•– Gene Pitney (Musicor)-1 (84)
85 — SHE’S A TROUBLEMAKER –•– The Majors (Imperial)-2 (85)
88 — ECHO –•– The Emotions (Kapp)-2 (88)
89 — ROCKIN’ AROUND THE CHRISTMAS TREE –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-9 (14)
90 — I FOUND A NEW BABY –•– Bobby Darin (Atco)-1 (90)
93 — TROUBLE IN MIND –•– Aretha Franklin (Columbia)-1 (93)
94 — REMEMBER THEN –•– The Earls (Old Town)-1 (94)
96 — LET ME ENTERTAIN YOU –•– Ray Anthony (Capitol)-1 (96)
97 — JINGLE BELL ROCK –•– Bobby Rydell and Chubby Checker (Cameo)-6 (21)
98 — BIG BOAT –•– Peter, Paul and Mary (Warner Brothers)-1 (98)
99 — RUDOLPH THE RED NOSED REINDEER –•– David Seville and the Chipmunks (Liberty)-6 (21)
100 — THEME FROM “TARAS BULBA” (The Wishing Star) –•– Jerry Butler (Vee-Jay)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 22nd December, 1962

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 5 TELSTAR –•– The Tornados (London)-8 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 4 LIMBO ROCK –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-16 (2)
3 2 RETURN TO SENDER –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-10 (2)
4 3 BOBBY’S GIRL –•– Marcie Blane (Seville)-10 (3)
5 1 BIG GIRLS DON’T CRY –•– The Four Seasons (Vee-Jay)-10 (1)
6 6 DON’T HANG UP –•– The Orlons (Cameo)-11 (4)
7 10 GO AWAY LITTLE GIRL –•– Steve Lawrence (Columbia)-7 (7)
8 9 RELEASE ME –•– Esther Phillips “Little Esther” (Lenox)-9 (8)
9 11 YOU ARE MY SUNSHINE –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-6 (9)
10 14 LOVE CAME TO ME –•– Dion (Laurie)-7 (10)
——
11 7 THE LONELY BULL (El Solo Torro) –•– The Tijuana Brass Featuring Herb Alpert (A&M)-9 (6)
12 13 KEEP YOUR HANDS OFF MY BABY –•– Little Eva (Dimension)-8 (12)
13 8 RIDE –•– Dee Dee Sharp (Cameo)-10 (5)
14 15 HOTEL HAPPINESS –•– Brook Benton (Mercury)-6 (14)
15 17 DEAR LONELY HEARTS –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-7 (15)
16 25 ZIP-A-DEE DOO-DAH –•– Bob B. Soxx and the Blue Jeans (Philles)-6 (16)
17 12 RUMORS –•– Johnny Crawford (Del-Fi)-8 (12)
18 23 RUBY ANN –•– Marty Robbins (Columbia)-6 (18)
19 20 LET’S GO (Pony) –•– The Routers (Warner Brothers)-8 (19)
20 22 CHAINS –•– The Cookies (Dimension)-7 (20)
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21 16 (Dance With the) GUITAR MAN –•– Duane Eddy and the Rebelettes (RCA Victor)-12 (12)
22 35 TELL HIM –•– The Exciters (United Artists)-4 (22)
23 37 PEPINO THE ITALIAN MOUSE –•– Lou Monte (Reprise)-3 (23)
24 28 WIGGLE WOBBLE –•– Les Cooper and the Soul Rockers (Everlast)-10 (24)
25 33 TWO LOVERS –•– Mary Wells (Motown)-4 (25)
26 18 ALL ALONE AM I –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-13 (3)
27 32 MY DAD –•– Paul Petersen (Colpix)-6 (27)
28 36 EVERYBODY LOVES A LOVER –•– The Shirelles (Scepter)-4 (28)
29 30 YOUR CHEATING HEART –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-6 (29)
30 19 HE’S A REBEL –•– The Crystals (The Blossoms) (Philles)-16 (1)
——
31 31 SPANISH LACE –•– Gene McDaniels (Liberty)-7 (31)
32 24 DESAFINADO –•– Stan Getz/Charlie Byrd (Verve)-13 (15)
33 38 THE LITTLE DRUMMER BOY –•– The Harry Simeone Chorale (20th Fox)-27 (13)
34 56 SANTA CLAUS IS COMING TO TOWN –•– The Four Seasons (Vee-Jay)-2 (34)
35 42 THE NIGHT HAS A THOUSAND EYES –•– Bobby Vee (Liberty)-3 (35)
36 26 ESO BESO (That Kiss) –•– Paul Anka (RCA Victor)-8 (19)
37 27 THE PUSH AND KICK –•– Mark Valentino (Swan)-7 (27)
38 41 SHUTTERS AND BOARDS –•– Jerry Wallace (Challenge)-6 (38)
39 40 COMIN’ HOME BABY –•– Mel Torme (Atlantic)-8 (39)
40 57 MONSTERS’ HOLIDAY –•– Bobby (Boris) Pickett and the Crypt-Kickers (Garpax)-3 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

44 21 MY OWN TRUE LOVE –•– The Duprees (Coed)-10 (13)
52 29 THE CHA-CHA-CHA –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-11 (10)
54 34 I CAN’T HELP IT (If I’m Still In Love With You) –•– Johnny Tillotson (Cadence)-9 (24)

POWER PLAYS

41 45 UP ON THE ROOF –•– The Drifters (Atlantic)-8 (41)
42 49 I SAW LINDA YESTERDAY –•– Dickey Lee (Smash)-3 (42)
43 47 LET’S KISS AND MAKE UP –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-4 (43)
45 58 IT’S UP TO YOU –•– Rick Nelson (Imperial)-2 (45)
46 70 WHITE CHRISTMAS –•– Bing Crosby (Decca)-76 (1)
47 59 THE CHIPMUNK SONG (Christmas Don’t Be Late) –•– The Chipmunks with the Music Of David Seville (Liberty)-27 (1)
48 55 SEE SEE RIDER –•– LaVern Baker (Atlantic)-4 (48)
49 52 YOU THREW A LUCKY PUNCH –•– Gene Chandler (Vee-Jay)-5 (49)
50 61 DON’T MAKE ME OVER –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-3 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

80 — LOOP DE LOOP –•– Johnny Thunder (Diamond)-1 (80)
82 — LOVESICK BLUES –•– Frank Ifield (Vee-Jay)-1 (82)
84 — SHAKE SHERRY –•– The Contours (Gordy)-1 (84)
87 — ALVIN’S HARMONICA –•– David Seville and the Chipmunks (Liberty)-15 (3)
88 — WHITE CHRISTMAS –•– Clyde McPhatter and the Drifters (Atlantic)-3 (80)
89 — MY COLORING BOOK –•– Kitty Kallen (RCA Victor)-1 (89)
90 — JELLYBREAD –•– Booker T. and the MG’s (Stax)-1 (90)
95 — SAM’S SONG –•– Dean Martin and Sammy Davis, Jr. (Reprise)-1 (95)
96 — MOLLY –•– Bobby Goldsboro (Laurie)-1 (96)
97 — LITTLE TOWN FLIRT –•– Del Shannon (Big Top)-1 (97)
98 — DOES HE MEAN THAT MUCH TO YOU –•– Eddy Arnold (RCA Victor)-1 (98)
99 — THE (Bossa Nova) BIRD –•– The Dells (Argo)-1 (99)
100 — I NEED YOU –•– Rick Nelson (Imperial)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 29th December, 1962

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 TELSTAR –•– The Tornados (London)-9 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 LIMBO ROCK –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-17 (2)
3 4 BOBBY’S GIRL –•– Marcie Blane (Seville)-11 (3)
4 7 GO AWAY LITTLE GIRL –•– Steve Lawrence (Columbia)-8 (4)
5 5 BIG GIRLS DON’T CRY –•– The Four Seasons (Vee-Jay)-11 (1)
6 3 RETURN TO SENDER –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-11 (2)
7 9 YOU ARE MY SUNSHINE –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-7 (7)
8 8 RELEASE ME –•– Esther Phillips “Little Esther” (Lenox)-10 (8)
9 16 ZIP-A-DEE DOO-DAH –•– Bob B. Soxx and the Blue Jeans (Philles)-7 (9)
10 14 HOTEL HAPPINESS –•– Brook Benton (Mercury)-7 (10)
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11 23 PEPINO THE ITALIAN MOUSE –•– Lou Monte (Reprise)-4 (11)
12 12 KEEP YOUR HANDS OFF MY BABY –•– Little Eva (Dimension)-9 (12)
13 15 DEAR LONELY HEARTS –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-8 (13)
14 22 TELL HIM –•– The Exciters (United Artists)-5 (14)
15 11 THE LONELY BULL (El Solo Torro) –•– The Tijuana Brass Featuring Herb Alpert (A&M)-10 (6)
16 6 DON’T HANG UP –•– The Orlons (Cameo)-12 (4)
17 20 CHAINS –•– The Cookies (Dimension)-8 (17)
18 10 LOVE CAME TO ME –•– Dion (Laurie)-8 (10)
19 25 TWO LOVERS –•– Mary Wells (Motown)-5 (19)
20 27 MY DAD –•– Paul Petersen (Colpix)-7 (20)
——
21 35 THE NIGHT HAS A THOUSAND EYES –•– Bobby Vee (Liberty)-4 (21)
22 18 RUBY ANN –•– Marty Robbins (Columbia)-7 (18)
23 34 SANTA CLAUS IS COMING TO TOWN –•– The Four Seasons (Vee-Jay)-3 (23)
24 24 WIGGLE WOBBLE –•– Les Cooper and the Soul Rockers (Everlast)-11 (24)
25 13 RIDE –•– Dee Dee Sharp (Cameo)-11 (5)
26 17 RUMORS –•– Johnny Crawford (Del-Fi)-9 (12)
27 28 EVERYBODY LOVES A LOVER –•– The Shirelles (Scepter)-5 (27)
28 33 THE LITTLE DRUMMER BOY –•– The Harry Simeone Chorale (20th Fox)-28 (13)
29 41 UP ON THE ROOF –•– The Drifters (Atlantic)-9 (29)
30 45 IT’S UP TO YOU –•– Rick Nelson (Imperial)-3 (30)
——
31 40 MONSTERS’ HOLIDAY –•– Bobby (Boris) Pickett and the Crypt-Kickers (Garpax)-4 (31)
32 29 YOUR CHEATING HEART –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-7 (29)
33 21 (Dance With the) GUITAR MAN –•– Duane Eddy and the Rebelettes (RCA Victor)-13 (12)
34 38 SHUTTERS AND BOARDS –•– Jerry Wallace (Challenge)-7 (34)
35 19 LET’S GO (Pony) –•– The Routers (Warner Brothers)-9 (19)
36 39 COMIN’ HOME BABY –•– Mel Torme (Atlantic)-9 (36)
37 32 DESAFINADO –•– Stan Getz/Charlie Byrd (Verve)-14 (15)
38 46 WHITE CHRISTMAS –•– Bing Crosby (Decca)-77 (1)
39 42 I SAW LINDA YESTERDAY –•– Dickey Lee (Smash)-4 (39)
40 47 THE CHIPMUNK SONG (Christmas Don’t Be Late) –•– The Chipmunks with the Music Of David Seville (Liberty)-28 (1)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

41 37 THE PUSH AND KICK –•– Mark Valentino (Swan)-8 (27)
47 30 HE’S A REBEL –•– The Crystals (The Blossoms) (Philles)-17 (1)
48 31 SPANISH LACE –•– Gene McDaniels (Liberty)-8 (31)
57 26 ALL ALONE AM I –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-14 (3)

POWER PLAYS

42 43 LET’S KISS AND MAKE UP –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-5 (42)
43 56 HALF HEAVEN – HALF HEARTACHE –•– Gene Pitney (Musicor)-3 (43)
44 48 SEE SEE RIDER –•– LaVern Baker (Atlantic)-5 (44)
45 55 SANTA CLAUS IS WATCHING YOU –•– Ray Stevens (Mercury)-3 (45)
46 50 DON’T MAKE ME OVER –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-4 (46)
49 62 TROUBLE IS MY MIDDLE NAME –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-4 (49)
50 53 TEN LITTLE INDIANS –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-5 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

79 — CINNAMON CINDER (It’s a Very Nice Dance) –•– The Pastel Six (Zen)-1 (79)
80 — MY COLORING BOOK –•– Sandy Stewart (Colpix)-1 (80)
83 — FROM A JACK TO A KING –•– Ned Miller (Fabor)-1 (83)
84 — WILD WEEKEND –•– The Rebels (Swan)-1 (84)
86 — JAVA –•– Floyd Cramer (RCA Victor)-1 (86)
89 — LITTLE TIN SOLDIER –•– The Toy Dolls (Era)-1 (89)
90 — SHAKE ME I RATTLE (Squeeze Me I Cry) –•– Marion Worth (Columbia)-1 (90)
91 — FLY ME TO THE MOON – BOSSA NOVA –•– Joe Harnell and His Orchestra (Kapp)-1 (91)
92 — THE 2,000 POUND BEE (Part 2) –•– The Ventures (Dolton)-1 (92)
93 — HE’S SURE THE BOY I LOVE –•– The Crystals (The Blossoms) (Philles)-1 (93)
95 — LOVER COME BACK TO ME –•– The Cleftones (Gee)-1 (95)
96 — HEY PAULA –•– Paul and Paula (Philips)-1 (96)
98 — WHAT TO DO WITH LAURIE –•– Mike Clifford (United Artists)-1 (98)
99 — SILENT NIGHT, HOLY NIGHT –•– Mahalia Jackson (Apollo)-1 (99)
100 — THE POPEYE WADDLE –•– Don Covay (Cameo)-1 (100)