Number One Song This lists songs that hit number one on the charts in the US during 1962. If a song spent nonconsecutive weeks at number one, the number of weeks for each occurrence at the top is shown in parenthesis.
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Tokens - The Lion Sleeps Tonight 3
Chubby Checker - The Twist 2
Joey Dee and The Starliters - Peppermint Twist (Part 1) 3
Gene Chandler - Duke Of Earl 3
Bruce Channel - Hey! Baby 3
Connie Francis - Don't Break The Heart That Loves You 1
Shelley Fabares - Johnny Angel 2
Elvis Presley - Good Luck Charm 2
Shirelles - Soldier Boy 3
Mr. Acker Bilk - Stranger On The Shore 1
Ray Charles - I Can't Stop Loving You 5
David Rose - The Stripper 1
Bobby Vinton - Roses Are Red (My Love) 4
Neil Sedaka - Breaking Up Is Hard To Do 2
Little Eva - The Loco-Motion 1
Tommy Roe - Sheila 2
Four Seasons - Sherry 5
Bobby 'Boris' Pickett and the Crypt-Kickers - Monster Mash 2
Crystals - He's A Rebel 2
Four Seasons - Big Girls Don't Cry 5
Tornados - Telstar 3
Source: Billboard Magazine

21 different songs hit number one in the US during 1962.

Top 5 Songs of 1962

Number One Song of 1962: Mr. Acker Bilk - Stranger On The Shore
  1. Mr. Acker Bilk - Stranger On The Shore
  2. Ray Charles - I Can't Stop Loving You
  3. Dee Dee Sharp - Mashed Potato Time
  4. Bobby Vinton - Roses Are Red
  5. David Rose - The Stripper
See the rest of the top 100 songs of 1962.