Hot 100 1962

This is every Billboard Hot 100 single released in 1962 with the exception of any single that only made it under the Hot 100 (commonly known as a “Bubbling Under”).

Information includes:

  • The songs official debut date (which is not always the song’s official release date)
  • The song’s official peak position
  • Song Title
  • Artist
  • The total time of the 45 single version
  • The original catalog label and number (when available)

The ascending order of each week is placed by the highest ranked position to the lowest ranked entry.

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HOT 100 DEBUTS JANUARY 1962

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
Jan 6 4 Sensations, The Let Me In 3:00 Argo 5405
Jan 6 24 Jimmy Dean Dear Ivan 3:46 Columbia 4-42259
Jan 6 51 Sheb Wooley That’s My Pa 2:23 MGM 13046
Jan 6 68 Danny and The Juniors with Freddy Cannon Twistin’ All Night Long 3:23 Swan 4092
Jan 6 93 Ernie Freeman The Twist 2:34 Imperial 5793
Jan 6 94 Ferlin Husky with Smiley and Kitty The Waltz You Saved For Me 3:00 Capitol 4650
Jan 6 99 Tico And The Triumphs Motorcycle 2:08 Amy 835
Jan 6 100 Don Shirley Drown In My Own Tears 2:15 Cadence 1408
Jan 6 96 Jack Halloran Singers, The The Little Drummer Boy 3:06 Dot 16275
Jan 13 1 Duke Of Earl (Gene Chandler) Duke Of Earl 2:22 Vee-Jay 416
Jan 13 4 Brenda Lee Break It To Me Gently 2:32 Decca 31348
Jan 13 6 Everly Brothers, The Crying In The Rain 1:59 Warner Bros. 5250
Jan 13 10 Billy Joe & The Checkmates Percolator (Twist) 2:12 Dore 620
Jan 13 19 Ikettes, The I’m Blue (The Gong-Gong Song) 2:31 Atco 45-6212
Jan 13 19 Brook Benton Shadrack 2:20 Mercury 71912
Jan 13 21 Charlie Drake My Boomerang Won’t Come Back 2:43 United Artists 398
Jan 13 31 Mar-kets, The Surfer’s Stomp 2:00 Liberty 55401
Jan 13 34 Jackie Wilson The Greatest Hurt 3:03 Brunswick 55221
Jan 13 35 Miracles, The What’s So Good About Good-By 2:20 Tamla 54053
Jan 13 52 Brenda Lee So Deep 2:03 Decca 31348
Jan 13 57 Jack Ross Happy José (Ching-Ching) 2:30 Dot 45-16302
Jan 13 71 Bobby Edwards What’s The Reason 2:04 Capitol 4674
Jan 13 77 Clarence Henry A Little Too Much 1:44 Argo 5408
Jan 13 77 Brook Benton The Lost Penny 3:14 Mercury 71912
Jan 13 92 Troy Shondell Island In The Sky 2:25 Liberty 55398
Jan 13 94 Count Basie & His Orch. The Basie Twist 2:23 Roulette 4403
Jan 20 10 Gene McDaniels with The Johnny Mann Singers Chip Chip 2:13 Liberty 55405
Jan 20 21 Kingston Trio, The Where Have All The Flowers Gone 3:00 Capitol 4671
Jan 20 26 Jimmy Dean To A Sleeping Beauty 5:12 Columbia 4-42282
Jan 20 30 Eddie Holland Jamie 2:15 Motown 1021
Jan 20 36 Floyd Cramer Chattanooga Choo Choo 2:03 RCA Victor 47-7978
Jan 20 42 Bert Kaempfert and His Orchestra Afrikaan Beat 2:26 Decca 31350
Jan 20 68 Brothers Four, The Blue Water Line 2:50 Columbia 4-42256
Jan 20 73 Dukays, The Nite Owl 2:28 Nat 4002/Vee-Jay 430
Jan 20 75 Jackie Wilson There’ll Be No Next Time 2:54 Brunswick 55221
Jan 20 76 Rod McKuen Oliver Twist 1:41 Spiral 1407
Jan 20 84 Wanda Jackson A Little Bitty Tear 2:16 Capitol 4681
Jan 20 95 Jan & Dean A Sunday Kind Of Love 2:13 Liberty 55397
Jan 20 98 Conway Twitty Portrait Of A Fool 2:27 MGM 13050
Jan 27 1 Bruce Channel Hey! Baby 2:23 Smash 1731
Jan 27 14 Patsy Cline She’s Got You 2:58 Decca 31354
Jan 27 22 Jimmy Dean The Cajun Queen 2:36 Columbia 4-42282
Jan 27 32 Pat Boone I’ll See You In My Dreams 2:44 Dot 45-16312
Jan 27 34 Paris Sisters, The He Knows I Love Him Too Much 2:30 Gregmark 10
Jan 27 34 Marvelettes, The Twistin’ Postman 2:28 Tamla 54054
Jan 27 37 Dovells, The (Do The New) Continental 2:37 Parkway 833
Jan 27 44 Solomon Burke Cry To Me 2:33 Atlantic 45-2131
Jan 27 44 Chad Mitchell Trio, The Lizzie Borden 2:28 Kapp 439
Jan 27 65 Eddie Hodges Bandit Of My Dreams 2:05 Cadence 1410
Jan 27 86 Saverio Saridis Love Is The Sweetest Thing 2:45 Warner Bros. 5243
Jan 27 88 Megatons, The Shimmy, Shimmy Walk, Part 1 2:22 Checker 1005
Jan 27 92 Tommy Hunt The Door Is Open 2:40 Scepter 1226
Jan 27 93 Jimmy Reed Aw Shucks, Hush Your Mouth 2:21 Vee-Jay 425

HOT 100 DEBUTS February 1962

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
Feb 3 2 Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen Midnight In Moscow 2:57 Kapp 442
Feb 3 6 James Darren Her Royal Majesty 2:12 Colpix 622
Feb 3 9 Sam Cooke Twistin’ The Night Away 2:36 RCA Victor 47-7983
Feb 3 56 Ben E. King Ecstasy 2:26 Atco 45-6215
Feb 3 58 Marcels, The My Melancholy Baby 2:16 Colpix 624
Feb 3 66 Timi Yuro Let Me Call You Sweetheart 2:37 Liberty 55410
Feb 3 76 Johnny Gibson Midnight 2:22 Big Top 45-3088
Feb 3 87 Aretha Franklin I Surrender Dear 2:45 Columbia 4-42266
Feb 3 90 Floyd Cramer Let’s Go 2:26 RCA Victor 47-7978
Feb 3 92 Freddy Cannon Teen Queen Of The Week 2:09 Swan 4096
Feb 3 99 Buster Brown Sugar Babe 2:30 Fire 507
Feb 3 99 Champs, The Tequila Twist 1:51 Challenge 9131
Feb 10 1 Connie Francis Don’t Break The Heart That Loves You 2:58 MGM 13059
Feb 10 7 Don & Juan What’s Your Name 2:14 Big Top 45-3079
Feb 10 29 Sandy Nelson Drums Are My Beat 2:07 Imperial 5809
Feb 10 55 Tokens, The B’wa Nina (Pretty Girl) 2:15 RCA Victor 47-7991
Feb 10 60 Linda Scott with Hutch Davie Orch. Yessiree 2:28 Congress 101
Feb 10 70 Linda Scott Bermuda 2:11 Canadian-American 134
Feb 10 71 Dinah Washington with The Quincy Jones Orchestra Tears And Laughter 2:50 Mercury 71922
Feb 10 77 Pat Boone Pictures In The Fire 2:24 Dot 45-16312
Feb 10 87 Hank Ballard and the Midnighters Do You Know How To Twist 2:25 King 45-5593
Feb 10 94 Aretha Franklin Rough Lover 2:46 Columbia 4-42266
Feb 10 97 Patsy Cline Strange 2:09 Decca 31354
Feb 17 4 Roy Orbison Dream Baby (How Long Must I Dream) 2:36 Monument 45-456
Feb 17 17 King Curtis and the Noble Knights Soul Twist 2:45 Enjoy 1000
Feb 17 17 Lettermen, The Come Back Silly Girl 2:23 Capitol 4699
Feb 17 18 Bobby Rydell I’ve Got Bonnie 2:29 Cameo 209
Feb 17 20 Joey Dee and the Starliters Hey, Let’s Twist 2:00 Roulette 4408
Feb 17 38 Angels, The with Hutch Davie Orch. Cry Baby Cry 2:43 Caprice 112
Feb 17 43 Brook Benton Walk On The Wild Side 2:30 Mercury 71925
Feb 17 51 Huey Smith Pop-Eye 2:16 Ace 649
Feb 17 59 Shep & The Limelites Our Anniversary 2:34 Hull 748
Feb 17 69 Bobby Rydell Lose Her 2:09 Cameo 209
Feb 17 75 Beach Boys, The Surfin’ 2:05 Candix 331
Feb 17 91 Anita And Th’ So-And-So’s Joey Baby 2:26 RCA Victor 47-7974
Feb 17 91 Platters, The It’s Magic 2:32 Mercury 71921
Feb 17 99 Impressions, The Grow Closer Together 2:12 ABC-Paramount 45-10289
Feb 24 5 Ketty Lester Love Letters 2:38 Era 3068
Feb 24 11 Larry Finnegan Dear One 2:58 Old Town 1113
Feb 24 12 Paul Anka Love Me Warm And Tender 2:16 RCA Victor 47-7977
Feb 24 15 Bobby Vee Please Don’t Ask About Barbara 2:03 Liberty 55419
Feb 24 22 Fats Domino You Win Again 2:04 Imperial 5816
Feb 24 24 Arthur Alexander You Better Move On 2:40 Dot 45-16309
Feb 24 28 Drifters, The When My Little Girl Is Smiling 2:31 Atlantic 45-2134
Feb 24 37 Etta James Something’s Got A Hold On Me 2:48 Argo 5409
Feb 24 61 David Carroll and His Orchestra The White Rose Of Athens 2:28 Mercury 71917
Feb 24 65 Robert Mitchum The Ballad Of Thunder Road 2:28 Capitol 3986
Feb 24 69 Pete Fountain Yes Indeed 2:27 Coral 65549
Feb 24 75 Sandy Nelson The Birth Of The Beat 3:07 Imperial 5809
Feb 24 92 Bobby Vee I Can’t Say Goodbye 2:05 Liberty 55419
Feb 24 99 Ernie K-Doe Popeye Joe 2:32 Minit 641

HOT 100 DEBUTS March 1962

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
Mar 3 1 Shelley Fabares Johnny Angel 2:16 Colpix 621
Mar 3 2 Dee Dee Sharp Mashed Potato Time 2:27 Cameo 212
Mar 3 3 Chubby Checker Slow Twistin’ 2:31 Parkway 835
Mar 3 5 Rick Nelson Young World 2:23 Imperial 5805
Mar 3 7 Clyde McPhatter Lover Please 1:47 Mercury 71941
Mar 3 19 Paul Petersen She Can’t Find Her Keys 2:30 Colpix 620
Mar 3 23 B. Bumble & the Stingers Nut Rocker 1:59 Rendezvous 166
Mar 3 40 Chipmunks, The with David Seville The Alvin Twist 2:38 Liberty 55424
Mar 3 43 Johnny Crawford Patti Ann 2:06 Del-Fi 4172
Mar 3 66 Jack Jones Lollipops And Roses 2:44 Kapp 435
Mar 3 69 Jimmy Smith Midnight Special, Part 1 5:54 Blue Note 45-1819
Mar 3 90 Fats Domino Ida Jane 1:59 Imperial 5816
Mar 3 91 Ray Charles and Betty Carter Baby It’s Cold Outside 4:05 ABC-Paramount 45-10298
Mar 3 100 Stompers, The (Quarter To Four) Stomp 2:07 Landa 684
Mar 10 21 Brian Hyland Ginny Come Lately 2:45 ABC-Paramount 45-10294
Mar 10 35 Leroy Van Dyke with The Merry Melody Singers If A Woman Answers (Hang Up The Phone) 2:17 Mercury 71926
Mar 10 51 Little Junior Parker Annie Get Your Yo-Yo 2:21 Duke 345
Mar 10 74 Big Sambo and The House Wreckers The Rains Came 2:26 Eric 7003
Mar 10 74 Joey Dee and the Starliters Roly Poly 2:04 Roulette 4408
Mar 10 81 G-Clefs, The A Girl Has To Know 2:30 Terrace 45-7503
Mar 10 88 Roger Williams Amor 2:55 Kapp 447
Mar 10 89 Rick Nelson Summertime 2:12 Imperial 5805
Mar 10 96 Pearlettes Duchess Of Earl 2:15 Vee-Jay 435
Mar 17 1 Elvis Presley with The Jordanaires Good Luck Charm 2:23 RCA Victor 47-7992
Mar 17 1 Mr. Acker Bilk with The Leon Young String Chorale Stranger On The Shore 2:52 Atco 45-6217
Mar 17 5 Jay and the Americans She Cried 2:36 United Artists 415
Mar 17 16 Jack Ross Cinderella 3:27 Dot 45-16333
Mar 17 21 Hayley Mills Johnny Jingo 1:38 Buena Vista 395
Mar 17 22 Dick & DeeDee Tell Me 2:12 Liberty 55412
Mar 17 29 Bobby Gregg and His Friends The Jam (Part 1) 2:26 Cotton 1003
Mar 17 31 Elvis Presley with The Jordanaires Anything That’s Part Of You 2:03 RCA Victor 47-7992
Mar 17 42 Sue Thompson Two Of A Kind 2:42 Hickory 45-1166
Mar 17 69 Billy Vaughn and His Orchestra Chapel By The Sea 2:09 Dot 16329
Mar 17 72 Chubby Checker La Paloma Twist 2:07 Parkway 835
Mar 17 74 Jerry Byrd Memories Of Maria 2:14 Monument 45-449
Mar 17 81 Steve Alaimo Mashed Potatoes (Part 1) 2:25 Checker 1006
Mar 17 94 Ferrante & Teicher Smile 2:30 United Artists 431
Mar 17 99 Johnny Mathis Sweet Thursday 2:30 Columbia 4-42261
Mar 17 99 Frank Sinatra The Moon Was Yellow 2:58 Capitol 4677
Mar 24 1 Shirelles, The Soldier Boy 2:40 Scepter 1228
Mar 24 6 Joey Dee and the Starliters Shout – Part 1 2:33 Roulette 4416
Mar 24 8 Mary Wells The One Who Really Loves You 2:26 Motown 1024
Mar 24 26 Frankie Avalon You Are Mine 3:05 Chancellor 1107
Mar 24 50 Jennell Hawkins Moments 2:17 Amazon 45-1003
Mar 24 50 Ike & Tina Turner Tra La La La La 2:35 Sue 757
Mar 24 74 Ral Donner (What A Sad Way) To Love Someone 2:49 Gone 5125
Mar 24 82 Ann-Margret What Am I Supposed To Do 2:45 RCA Victor 47-7986
Mar 24 94 Isley Brothers, The Shout – Part 1 2:15 RCA 447-0589
Mar 24 96 Virtues, The Guitar Boogie Shuffle Twist 2:13 Sure 1733
Mar 24 98 Frank Sinatra Stardust 2:46 Reprise 20059
Mar 24 99 Andy Williams The Wonderful World Of The Young 2:30 Columbia 4-42265
Mar 31 6 Ernie Maresca Shout! Shout! (Knock Yourself Out) 2:11 Seville 45-117
Mar 31 8 Jimmy Dean P.T. 109 3:07 Columbia 4-42338
Mar 31 9 Gary “U.S.” Bonds Twist, Twist Senora 2:35 Legrand 1018
Mar 31 13 Crystals, The Uptown 2:18 Philles 102
Mar 31 16 Ronnie and The Hi-Lites I Wish That We Were Married 2:50 Joy 260
Mar 31 22 Jimmy Soul Twistin’ Matilda (and the channel) 2:33 S.P.Q.R. 45-3300
Mar 31 23 Perry Como with the Ray Charles Singers Caterina 2:05 RCA Victor 47-8004
Mar 31 24 Bobby Darin What’d I Say (Part 1) 2:15 Atco 45-6221
Mar 31 44 Ray Charles and his Orchestra At The Club 2:57 ABC-Paramount 45-10314
Mar 31 45 Neil Sedaka King Of Clowns 2:40 RCA Victor 47-8007
Mar 31 46 Barbara George You Talk About Love 2:35 A.F.O. 304
Mar 31 47 Vic Dana I Will 2:29 Dolton 51
Mar 31 61 Four Preps, The The Big Draft (Medley) 4:49 Capitol 4716
Mar 31 75 Falcons, The & Band (Ohio Untouchables) I Found A Love 2:58 Lupine 1003
Mar 31 76 Bobby Bland Who Will The Next Fool Be 2:23 Duke 347
Mar 31 86 Bobby Bland Ain’t That Loving You 2:29 Duke 338
Mar 31 94 Mar-Keys Pop-Eye Stroll 2:40 Stax 121
Mar 31 95 Marlowe Morris Quintet Play The Thing 3:02 Columbia 4-42218
Mar 31 96 Johnny Horton Honky-Tonk Man 2:10 Columbia 4-42302

HOT 100 DEBUTS April 1962

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
Apr 7 5 Walter Brennan with The Johnny Mann Singers Old Rivers 2:43 Liberty 55436
Apr 7 10 Burl Ives Funny Way Of Laughin’ 2:37 Decca 31371
Apr 7 20 Ray Charles and his Orchestra Hide ‘Nor Hair 3:09 ABC-Paramount 45-10314
Apr 7 41 James Ray with Hutch Davie Orch. Itty Bitty Pieces 2:23 Caprice 114
Apr 7 41 Linda Scott with Hutch Davie Orch. Count Every Star 2:32 Canadian-Amer. 133
Apr 7 56 Lawrence Welk and his Orchestra Runaway 1:54 Dot 45-16336
Apr 7 65 Perez Prado and His Orchestra Patricia – Twist 2:30 RCA Victor 47-8006
Apr 7 73 John D. Loudermilk Thou Shalt Not Steal 2:00 RCA Victor 47-7993
Apr 7 75 Frank Sinatra Ev’rybody’s Twistin’ 2:29 Reprise 20063
Apr 7 92 Al Casey Cookin’ 2:12 Stacy 925
Apr 7 98 Doris Day Lover Come Back 2:14 Columbia 4-42295
Apr 14 6 Brenda Lee Everybody Loves Me But You 2:28 Decca 31379
Apr 14 11 James Darren Conscience 2:28 Colpix 630
Apr 14 21 Castells, The So This Is Love 2:38 Era 3073
Apr 14 35 James Brown and the Famous Flames Night Train 3:18 King 45-5614
Apr 14 36 Ace Cannon Blues (Stay Away From Me) 2:20 Hi 45-2051
Apr 14 63 Johnnie Morisette Meet Me At The Twistin’ Place 2:45 Sar 126
Apr 14 68 Corsairs, The Featuring Jay “Bird” Uzzell I’ll Take You Home 2:43 Tuff 1818
Apr 14 87 Floyd Cramer Lovesick Blues 2:04 RCA Victor 47-8013
Apr 14 88 Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen March Of The Siamese Children 2:44 Kapp 451
Apr 14 90 Highwaymen, The I’m On My Way 2:08 United Artists 439
Apr 14 92 Ace Cannon Sugar Blues 1:30 Santo 503
Apr 14 93 Danny & The Juniors Doin’ The Continental Walk 2:00 Swan 4100
Apr 14 97 Gladys Knight & The Pips Operator 2:15 Fury 1064
Apr 21 3 Dion Lovers Who Wander 2:20 Laurie 3123
Apr 21 11 Ben E. King Don’t Play That Song (You Lied) 2:50 Atco 45-6222
Apr 21 15 Blue-Belles I Sold My Heart To The Junkman 2:25 Newtown 5000
Apr 21 25 George Maharis Teach Me Tonight 2:50 Epic 5-9504
Apr 21 27 Patti Page Most People Get Married 2:03 Mercury 71950
Apr 21 42 Dion (I Was) Born To Cry 2:25 Laurie 3123
Apr 21 58 Wanda Jackson If I Cried Every Time You Hurt Me 2:32 Capitol 4723
Apr 21 66 Dr. Feelgood and the Interns Doctor Feel-Good 2:16 Okeh 4-7144
Apr 21 78 Duane Eddy Deep In The Heart Of Texas 1:57 RCA Victor 47-7999
Apr 21 93 Jackie Wilson and Linda Hopkins I Found Love 2:45 Brunswick 55224
Apr 21 99 Gene McDaniels with The Johnny Mann Singers Funny 2:13 Liberty 55444
Apr 28 4 Gene Pitney (The Man Who Shot) Liberty Valance 2:49 Musicor 1020
Apr 28 22 Nathaniel Mayer and the Fabulous Twilights Village Of Love 2:00 Fortune 449
Apr 28 22 Volumes, The I Love You 2:30 Chex 1002
Apr 28 23 Chuck Jackson Any Day Now (My Wild Beautiful Bird) 3:20 Wand 122
Apr 28 48 Marketts, The Balboa Blue 2:27 Liberty 55443
Apr 28 52 Bruce Channel Number One Man 2:19 Smash 1752
Apr 28 58 Jackie Wilson Hearts 3:20 Brunswick 55225
Apr 28 67 Sandy Nelson Drummin’ Up A Storm 2:18 Imperial 5829
Apr 28 69 Marty Robbins Love Can’t Wait 2:45 Columbia 4-42375
Apr 28 69 Yvonne Baker and the Sensations That’s My Desire 2:20 Argo 5412
Apr 28 81 Kingston Trio, The Scotch And Soda 2:28 Capitol 4740
Apr 28 89 Brenda Lee Here Comes That Feelin’ 2:07 Decca 31379
Apr 28 91 Duke Of Earl, The Walk On With The Duke 2:00 Vee-Jay 440
Apr 28 95 William Bell You Don’t Miss Your Water 2:58 Stax 116

HOT 100 DEBUTS May 1962

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
May 5 1 Ray Charles I Can’t Stop Loving You 2:37 ABC-Paramount 45-10330
May 5 7 Marvelettes, The Playboy 2:44 Tamla 54060
May 5 35 Peter, Paul & Mary Lemon Tree 2:52 Warner Bros. 5274
May 5 41 Bobby Curtola Fortuneteller 2:41 Del-Fi 4177
May 5 45 Brook Benton Hit Record 2:33 Mercury 71962
May 5 52 Connie Stevens Why’d You Wanna Make Me Cry 2:05 Warner Bros. 5265
May 5 61 Bertha Tillman Oh My Angel 2:24 Brent 7029
May 5 80 Benny Spellman Lipstick Traces (On A Cigarette) 2:25 Minit 644
May 5 90 Jim Reeves Adios Amigo 2:20 RCA Victor 47-8019
May 5 92 Bill Black’s Combo Twistin White Silver Sands 2:22 Hi 45-2052
May 12 1 David Rose and His Orchestra The Stripper 1:57 MGM 13064
May 12 3 Freddy Cannon Palisades Park 1:56 Swan 4106
May 12 3 Johnny Tillotson It Keeps Right On A-Hurtin’ 2:45 Cadence 1418
May 12 7 Connie Francis Second Hand Love 2:48 MGM 13074
May 12 8 Johnny Crawford Cindy’s Birthday 2:05 Del-Fi 4178
May 12 9 Everly Brothers, The That’s Old Fashioned (That’s The Way Love Should Be) 2:23 Warner Bros. 5273
May 12 15 Elvis Presley Follow That Dream 1:35 RCA Victor EPA-4368
May 12 21 Jimmy Smith and the Big Band Walk On The Wild Side (Part 1) 2:36 Verve 10255
May 12 39 Miracles, The I’ll Try Something New 2:33 Tamla 54059
May 12 41 Ray Charles Born To Lose 3:15 ABC-Paramount 10330
May 12 42 Lettermen, The How Is Julie 1:53 Capitol 4746
May 12 59 Fats Domino My Real Name 2:15 Imperial 5833
May 12 73 Drifters, The Stranger On The Shore 2:40 Atlantic 45-2143
May 12 87 Paris Sisters, The Let Me Be The One 2:35 Gregmark 12
May 12 87 Dinah Washington You’re Nobody Til Somebody Loves You 2:42 Roulette 4424
May 12 90 Patsy Cline Imagine That 2:52 Decca 31377
May 12 92 Dinah Washington Dream 2:22 Mercury 71958
May 19 6 Emilio Pericoli with Giampiero Boneschi’s Orch. Al Di La’ 2:04 Warner Bros. 5259
May 19 8 Joe Henderson Snap Your Fingers 2:55 Todd 45-1072
May 19 15 Bobby Vee with The Johnny Mann Singers Sharing You 2:03 Liberty 55451
May 19 27 Dovells, The Bristol Twistin’ Annie 2:12 Parkway 838
May 19 28 Valjean Theme From Ben Casey 2:30 Carlton 573
May 19 36 Dinah Washington Where Are You 2:10 Roulette 4424
May 19 53 Patsy Cline When I Get Through With You (You’ll Love Me Too) 2:34 Decca 31377
May 19 59 Teddy & The Twilights Woman Is A Man’s Best Friend 2:16 Swan 4102
May 19 67 Bert Kaempfert and His Orchestra That Happy Feeling 2:55 Decca 31388
May 19 93 Kingston Trio, The Jane, Jane, Jane 2:50 Capitol 4740
May 19 95 Pat Boone Quando, Quando, Quando (Tell Me When) 2:41 Dot 45-16349
May 19 99 Chad Mitchell Trio, The The John Birch Society 2:22 Kapp 457
May 26 6 Claude King Wolverton Mountain 2:55 Columbia 4-42352
May 26 7 Joanie Sommers Johnny Get Angry 2:31 Warner Bros. 5275
May 26 13 Paul Anka A Steel Guitar And A Glass Of Wine 2:14 RCA Victor 47-8030
May 26 17 Sam Cooke Having A Party 2:27 RCA Victor 47-8036
May 26 37 Toni Fisher West Of The Wall 2:29 Big Top 45-3097
May 26 40 Champs, The Limbo Rock 2:05 Challenge 9131
May 26 44 Earl Grant Swingin’ Gently 2:40 Decca 25560
May 26 58 Arthur Alexander Where Have You Been (All My Life) 2:43 Dot 45-16357
May 26 60 John Lee Hooker Boom Boom 2:29 Vee-Jay 438
May 26 69 Jan & Dean Tennessee 2:05 Liberty 55454
May 26 71 Solomon Burke Down In The Valley 2:31 Atlantic 45-2147
May 26 75 Everly Brothers, The How Can I Meet Her? 1:48 Warner Bros. 5273
May 26 86 Sandy Nelson Drum Stomp 2:03 Imperial 5829

HOT 100 DEBUTS June 1962

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
Jun 2 10 Richard Chamberlain Theme From Dr. Kildare (Three Stars Will Shine Tonight) 2:36 MGM 13075
Jun 2 14 Bobby Rydell I’ll Never Dance Again 2:31 Cameo 217
Jun 2 17 Isley Brothers, The Twist And Shout 2:30 Wand 124
Jun 2 20 Don Gardner and Dee Dee Ford I Need Your Loving 2:53 Fire 508
Jun 2 26 Roy Orbison The Crowd 2:20 Monument 45-461
Jun 2 30 Nelson Riddle Route 66 Theme 2:09 Capitol 4741
Jun 2 87 Kenny Ball & His Jazzmen The Green Leaves Of Summer 2:48 Kapp 460
Jun 9 1 Bobby Vinton Roses Are Red (My Love) 2:37 Epic 5-9509
Jun 9 2 Orlons, The The Wah-Watusi 2:30 Cameo 218
Jun 9 3 Brian Hyland Sealed With A Kiss 2:38 ABC-Paramount 45-10336
Jun 9 21 Shelley Fabares Johnny Loves Me 2:16 Colpix 636
Jun 9 38 Andy Williams Stranger On The Shore 2:50 Columbia 4-42451
Jun 9 48 Lawrence Welk and his Orchestra Baby Elephant Walk 2:12 Dot 45-16364
Jun 9 58 Paul Petersen Keep Your Love Locked (Deep In Your Heart) 2:16 Colpix 632
Jun 9 79 Rene and Ray Queen Of My Heart 2:15 Donna 1360
Jun 9 87 Miniature Men, The Baby Elephant Walk 1:58 Dolton 57
Jun 9 91 Maureen Gray Dancin’ The Strand 2:40 Landa 689
Jun 16 6 Pat Boone Speedy Gonzales 2:30 Dot 45-16368
Jun 16 8 Barbara Lynn You’ll Lose A Good Thing 2:25 Jamie 1220
Jun 16 9 Dee Dee Sharp Gravy (For My Mashed Potatoes) 2:05 Cameo 219
Jun 16 25 Clyde McPhatter with The Merry Melody Singers Little Bitty Pretty One 2:08 Mercury 71987
Jun 16 31 Sue Thompson Have A Good Time 3:15 Hickory 45-1174
Jun 16 33 Little Joey and the Flips Bongo Stomp 2:15 Joy 262
Jun 16 47 Jimmy Norman I Don’t Love You No More (I Don’t Care About You) 2:30 Little Star 113
Jun 16 56 Linda Scott Never In A Million Years 2:23 Congress 103
Jun 16 60 Mickey Shorr and the Cutups Dr. Ben Basey 2:35 Tuba 8001
Jun 16 86 Johnny Mathis Marianna 2:49 Columbia 4-42420
Jun 16 98 Ferrante & Teicher Lisa 2:52 United Artists 470
Jun 23 12 Chubby Checker Dancin’ Party 2:05 Parkway 842
Jun 23 13 Sam Cooke Bring It On Home To Me 2:32 RCA Victor 47-8036
Jun 23 14 Eddie Hodges (Girls, Girls, Girls) Made To Love 2:25 Cadence 1421
Jun 23 22 Shirelles, The Welcome Home Baby 2:32 Scepter 1234
Jun 23 23 Joe Dowell Little Red Rented Rowboat 2:30 Smash 1759
Jun 23 27 Gary (U.S.) Bonds Seven Day Weekend 2:26 Legrand 1019
Jun 23 38 Jamies, The Summertime, Summertime 1:57 Epic 5-9281
Jun 23 41 Ketty Lester But Not For Me 2:04 Era 3080
Jun 23 41 Jimmy Dean Steel Men 2:41 Columbia 4-42483
Jun 23 74 Janie Grant with Hutch Davie Orch. That Greasy Kid Stuff 2:05 Caprice 115
Jun 23 77 Jimmy Reed Good Lover 2:26 Vee-Jay 449
Jun 23 97 Ruth Brown Shake A Hand 3:16 Philips 40028
Jun 23 99 Ray and Bob Air Travel 2:15 Ledo 1151
Jun 30 1 Neil Sedaka Breaking Up Is Hard To Do 2:20 RCA Victor 47-8046
Jun 30 1 Little Eva The Loco-Motion 2:20 Dimension 1000
Jun 30 5 Ray Stevens with The Merry Melody Singers Ahab, The Arab 2:47 Mercury 71966
Jun 30 5 Claudine Clark Party Lights 2:20 Chancellor 1113
Jun 30 29 Brenda Lee It Started All Over Again 2:22 Decca 31407
Jun 30 39 James Darren Mary’s Little Lamb 2:05 Colpix 644
Jun 30 62 Dreamlovers, The If I Should Lose You 2:20 End 1114
Jun 30 74 Ray Anthony Worried Mind 2:30 Capitol 4742
Jun 30 77 Fats Domino Nothing New (Same Old Thing) 2:06 Imperial 5863
Jun 30 79 Jerry Reed and the Hully Girlies Goodnight, Irene 2:10 Columbia 4-42417
Jun 30 85 Tokens, The La Bomba 2:03 RCA Victor 47-8052
Jun 30 89 Ike & Tina Turner You Should’a Treated Me Right 3:41 Sue 765
Jun 30 89 Bobby Gregg and His Friends Potato Peeler 2:31 Cotton 1006
Jun 30 94 Shep and the Limelites What Did Daddy Do 2:41 Hull 751
Jun 30 98 Maxine Brown My Time For Cryin’ 2:58 ABC-Paramount 45-10327
Jun 30 99 Del Shannon Cry Myself To Sleep 2:18 Big Top 45-3112

HOT 100 DEBUTS July 1962

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
Jul 7 3 Bobby Darin Things 2:33 Atco 45-6229
Jul 7 8 Dion Little Diane 2:38 Laurie 3134
Jul 7 15 Brenda Lee Heart In Hand 2:27 Decca 31407
Jul 7 20 Jerry Butler Make It Easy On Yourself 2:38 Vee-Jay 451
Jul 7 33 Duane Eddy The Ballad Of Paladin 1:56 RCA Victor 47-8047
Jul 7 61 James Brown & The Famous Flames Shout And Shimmy 2:46 King 45-5657
Jul 7 63 Floyd Cramer Hot Pepper 2:10 RCA Victor 47-8051
Jul 7 67 Little Jo Ann My Daddy Is President 1:47 Kapp 467
Jul 7 68 Vincent Edwards Why Did You Leave Me 1:55 Russ-Fi 7001
Jul 7 70 Jackie Wilson I Just Can’t Help It 2:58 Brunswick 55229
Jul 7 77 April Stevens & Nino Tempo Sweet And Lovely 2:55 Atco 45-6224
Jul 7 85 Solomon Burke I’m Hanging Up My Heart For You 3:00 Atlantic 45-2147
Jul 14 10 Baby Cortez Rinky Dink 2:47 Chess 1829
Jul 14 12 Timi Yuro What’s A Matter Baby (Is It Hurting You) 2:41 Liberty 55469
Jul 14 44 Dickie Goodman and Dr. I.M. Ill Ben Crazy 2:00 Diamond 119
Jul 14 50 Martin Denny and his Orchestra A Taste Of Honey 3:08 Liberty 55470
Jul 14 59 Mr. Acker Bilk with The Leon Young String Chorale Above The Stars 2:41 Atco 45-6230
Jul 14 64 Highwaymen, The The Bird Man 2:40 United Artists 475
Jul 14 75 Frankie Avalon A Miracle 2:14 Chancellor 1115
Jul 14 75 Sandy Nelson All Night Long 2:20 Imperial 5860
Jul 14 88 Playmates, The Keep Your Hands In Your Pockets 2:33 Roulette 4432
Jul 14 95 Henry Mancini and His Orchestra Theme From “Hatari” 2:00 RCA Victor 47-8037
Jul 21 13 Billy Vaughn and His Orchestra A Swingin’ Safari 2:15 Dot 45-16374
Jul 21 19 Burl Ives Call Me Mr. In-Between 2:41 Decca 31405
Jul 21 23 Bobby Bare Shame On Me 2:43 RCA Victor 47-8032
Jul 21 26 Bob Braun Till Death Do Us Part 2:21 Decca 31355
Jul 21 28 Belmonts, The Come On Little Angel 2:58 Sabina 505
Jul 21 60 King Curtis and the Noble Knights Beach Party 2:32 Capitol 4788
Jul 21 79 Billy Stewart Reap What You Sow 2:22 Chess 1820
Jul 21 87 Lafayettes, The Life’s Too Short 2:19 RCA Victor 47-8044
Jul 21 92 Aretha Franklin Don’t Cry, Baby 3:12 Columbia 4-42456
Jul 21 98 Fats Domino Dance With Mr. Domino 1:56 Imperial 5863
Jul 21 100 Castle Sisters, The Goodbye Dad 1:52 Terrace 45-7506
Jul 28 1 Tommy Roe Sheila 2:02 ABC-Paramount 45-10329
Jul 28 2 Ray Charles You Don’t Know Me 3:13 ABC-Paramount 45-10345
Jul 28 7 Bent Fabric and his Piano Alley Cat 2:23 Atco 45-6226
Jul 28 9 Connie Francis Vacation 2:26 MGM 13087
Jul 28 16 Marty Robbins Devil Woman 2:50 Columbia 4-42486
Jul 28 34 Etta James Stop The Wedding 2:40 Argo 5418
Jul 28 60 Ray Charles Careless Love 2:59 ABC-Paramount 45-10345
Jul 28 71 Al Casey Combo Jivin’ Around 2:24 Stacy 936
Jul 28 83 John D. Loudermilk Callin’ Doctor Casey 2:35 RCA Victor 47-8054
Jul 28 96 Impressions, The Little Young Lover 2:14 ABC-Paramount 45-10328
Jul 28 98 Bruce Channel Come On Baby 2:10 Smash 1769
Jul 28 98 Bobby Lewis I’m Tossin’ And Turnin’ Again 2:35 Beltone 45-2023

HOT 100 DEBUTS August 1962

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
Aug 4 2 Nat King Cole Ramblin’ Rose 2:45 Capitol 4804
Aug 4 4 Chris Montez Let’s Dance 2:15 Monogram 505
Aug 4 5 Elvis Presley with The Jordanaires She’s Not You 2:07 RCA Victor 47-8041
Aug 4 7 Duprees, The You Belong To Me 2:39 Coed 569
Aug 4 20 Springfields, The Silver Threads And Golden Needles 2:12 Philips 40038
Aug 4 21 Gene McDaniels with The Johnny Mann Singers Point Of No Return 2:10 Liberty 55480
Aug 4 43 Connie Stevens Mr. Songwriter 2:21 Warner Bros. 5289
Aug 4 49 Patti Page with The Merry Melody Singers The Boys’ Night Out 1:50 Mercury 72013
Aug 4 54 George Maharis Love Me As I Love You 2:32 Epic 5-9522
Aug 4 61 Ventures, The Lolita Ya-Ya 1:55 Dolton 60
Aug 4 64 Dick Roman Theme From A Summer Place 2:35 Harmon 1004
Aug 4 84 Dr. Feelgood and the Interns Right String But The Wrong Yo-Yo 2:20 Okeh 7156
Aug 4 91 Cathy Carroll Poor Little Puppet 2:24 Warner Bros. 5284
Aug 4 95 Ike Clanton Sugar Plum 2:13 Mercury 71975
Aug 4 100 Walter Brennan with The Johnny Mann Singers Houdini 2:29 Liberty 55477
Aug 11 3 Contours, The Do You Love Me 2:49 Gordy 7005
Aug 11 3 Booker T. & The M.G.s Green Onions 2:50 Stax 127
Aug 11 5 Rick Nelson Teen Age Idol 2:25 Imperial 5864
Aug 11 9 Mary Wells You Beat Me To The Punch 2:46 Motown 1032
Aug 11 14 Beach Boys, The Surfin’ Safari 2:05 Capitol 4777
Aug 11 14 Johnny Crawford Your Nose Is Gonna Grow 1:59 Del-Fi 4181
Aug 11 17 Marvelettes, The Beechwood 4-5789 2:07 Tamla 54065
Aug 11 17 Johnny Tillotson Send Me The Pillow You Dream On 2:15 Cadence 1424
Aug 11 19 Tony Bennett (I Left My Heart) In San Francisco 2:51 Columbia 4-42332
Aug 11 22 Majors, The A Wonderful Dream 2:02 Imperial 5855
Aug 11 25 Dovells, The Hully Gully Baby 2:31 Parkway 845
Aug 11 38 Bobby Vinton I Love You The Way You Are 2:47 Diamond 121
Aug 11 55 Elvis Presley with The Jordanaires Just Tell Her Jim Said Hello 1:56 RCA Victor 47-8041
Aug 11 56 Bobby Bland Yield Not To Temptation 2:32 Duke 352
Aug 11 72 Vincent Edwards Don’t Worry ‘Bout Me 3:05 Decca 31413
Aug 11 75 Don Gardner & Dee Dee Ford Glory Of Love 2:28 KC 106
Aug 11 78 Bill Black’s Combo So What 2:27 Hi 45-2055
Aug 11 88 Ben E. King Too Bad 2:32 Atco 45-6231
Aug 11 95 Supremes, The Your Heart Belongs To Me 2:32 Motown 1027
Aug 18 7 Jimmy Clanton Venus In Blue Jeans 2:20 Ace 8001
Aug 18 10 Peter, Paul & Mary If I Had A Hammer (The Hammer Song) 1:58 Warner Bros. 5296
Aug 18 38 Jo Ann Campbell I’m The Girl From Wolverton Mountain 2:44 Cameo 223
Aug 18 48 Bo Diddley You Can’t Judge A Book By The Cover 2:43 Checker 1019
Aug 18 48 Rivingtons, The Papa-Oom-Mow-Mow 2:25 Liberty 55427
Aug 18 72 Valentinos, The Lookin’ For A Love 2:28 Sar 132
Aug 18 76 Dinah Washington I Want To Be Loved 2:40 Mercury 72015
Aug 18 81 Lettermen, The Silly Boy (She Doesn’t Love You) 2:39 Capitol 4810
Aug 18 99 Capris, The Limbo 2:22 Mr. Peeke 118
Aug 18 100 Carroll Brothers Sweet Georgia Brown 2:08 Cameo 221
Aug 25 1 4 Seasons, The Sherry 2:31 Vee-Jay 456
Aug 25 6 Dickey Lee Patches 2:54 Smash 1758
Aug 25 12 Bobby Vinton Rain Rain Go Away 2:53 Epic 5-9532
Aug 25 13 Brook Benton with The Merry Melody Singers Lie To Me 2:11 Mercury 72024
Aug 25 18 Joey Dee & The Starliters What Kind Of Love Is This 2:06 Roulette 4438
Aug 25 22 Carole King It Might As Well Rain Until September 2:19 Dimension 2000
Aug 25 33 Bunker Hill Hide And Go Seek, Part 1 2:25 Mala 451
Aug 25 46 Paul Anka Every Night (Without You) 2:20 RCA Victor 47-8068
Aug 25 54 Paul Petersen Lollipops And Roses 2:21 Colpix 649
Aug 25 62 Florraine Darlin Long As The Rose Is Red 2:36 Epic 5-9529
Aug 25 66 Don Gardner & Dee Dee Ford Don’t You Worry 2:57 Fire 513
Aug 25 76 Glen Campbell Too Late To Worry – Too Blue To Cry 2:30 Capitol 4783
Aug 25 81 Fiestas, The Broken Heart 2:36 Old Town 1122
Aug 25 85 Patsy Cline So Wrong 2:58 Decca 31406
Aug 25 88 Wanderers, The There Is No Greater Love 2:10 MGM 13082
Aug 25 88 Dinah Washington For All We Know 3:11 Roulette 4444
Aug 25 91 Castells, The Oh! What It Seemed To Be 2:19 Era 3083
Aug 25 92 Gary (U.S.) Bonds Copy Cat 2:11 Legrand 1020
Aug 25 94 Paul Anka I’m Coming Home 2:00 ABC-Paramount 45-10338
Aug 25 95 Dave York and The Beachcombers Beach Party 2:01 P-K-M 45-6700
Aug 25 100 Valjean Till There Was You 2:12 Carlton 576

HOT 100 DEBUTS September 1962

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
Sep 1 17 Sammy Davis Jr. What Kind Of Fool Am I 2:58 Reprise 20048
Sep 1 20 Kris Jensen Torture 2:07 Hickory 45-1173
Sep 1 20 Bobby Vee with The Johnny Mann Singers Punish Her 1:52 Liberty 55479
Sep 1 43 Jimmy Rodgers No One Will Ever Know 2:42 Dot 45-16378
Sep 1 55 Chuck Jackson I Keep Forgettin’ 2:43 Wand 126
Sep 1 58 Gene Pitney If I Didn’t Have A Dime (To Play The Jukebox) 2:25 Musicor 1022
Sep 1 82 Jimmy Smith Ol’ Man River 2:51 Verve 10262
Sep 1 88 Victor Feldman Quartet A Taste Of Honey 3:04 Infinity 20
Sep 1 93 Dinah Washington I Wouldn’t Know (What To Do) 2:20 Roulette 4444
Sep 8 1 Crystals, The He’s A Rebel 2:30 Philles 106
Sep 8 1 Bobby (Boris) Pickett and the Crypt-Kickers Monster Mash 3:01 Garpax 45-44167
Sep 8 2 Chubby Checker Limbo Rock 2:22 Parkway 849
Sep 8 5 Frank Ifield I Remember You 2:01 Vee-Jay 457
Sep 8 36 Shirelles, The Stop The Music 2:15 Scepter 1237
Sep 8 43 Bobby Bland Stormy Monday Blues 3:13 Duke 355
Sep 8 45 Freddy Cannon What’s Gonna Happen When Summer’s Done 2:05 Swan 4117
Sep 8 55 Earl Grant Sweet Sixteen Bars 2:48 Decca 25574
Sep 8 74 Joe Henderson Big Love 2:05 Todd 45-1077
Sep 8 93 Solomon Burke I Really Don’t Want To Know 3:18 Atlantic 45-2157
Sep 8 96 Barbara George Send For Me (If You Need Some Lovin’) 2:08 Sue 766
Sep 8 99 Ruth Brown with The Milestone Singers Mama (He Treats Your Daughter Mean) 2:58 Philips 40056
Sep 15 2 Gene Pitney Only Love Can Break A Heart 2:50 Musicor 1022
Sep 15 10 Chubby Checker Popeye The Hitchhiker 2:25 Parkway 849
Sep 15 12 Mike Clifford Close To Cathy 2:55 United Artists 489
Sep 15 17 Rex Allen with The Merry Melody Singers Don’t Go Near The Indians 2:59 Mercury 71997
Sep 15 29 Jimmy Dean Little Black Book 2:24 Columbia 4-42529
Sep 15 39 Andy Williams Don’t You Believe It 2:26 Columbia 4-42523
Sep 15 46 Shelley Fabares The Things We Did Last Summer 2:19 Colpix 654
Sep 15 64 Del Shannon The Swiss Maid 2:09 Big Top 45-3117
Sep 15 67 Jive Five, The with Eugene Pitt What Time Is It? 2:46 Beltone 45-2024
Sep 15 94 Miracles, The Way Over There 2:48 Tamla 54069
Sep 15 94 Johnny Cash Bonanza! 2:17 Columbia 4-42512
Sep 15 95 Jerry Lee Lewis Sweet Little Sixteen 2:52 Sun 379
Sep 22 6 Johnny Mathis Gina 2:45 Columbia 4-42582
Sep 22 25 Brian Hyland with Bob Moore’s Orch. & Chorus Warmed Over Kisses (Left Over Love) 2:20 ABC-Paramount 45-10359
Sep 22 30 Elvis Presley with The Jordanaires King Of The Whole Wide World 2:06 RCA Victor EPA-4371
Sep 22 33 Roy Orbison with Bob Moore’s Orch. & Chorus Workin’ For The Man 2:25 Monument 45-467
Sep 22 45 Pat Boone Ten Lonely Guys 3:35 Dot 45-16391
Sep 22 53 Brenda Lee Save All Your Lovin’ For Me 1:57 Decca 31424
Sep 22 54 Isley Brothers, The Twistin’ With Linda 2:35 Wand 127
Sep 22 63 Barbara Lynn Second Fiddle Girl 1:57 Jamie 1233
Sep 22 64 Buddy Greco Mr. Lonely 2:23 Epic 5-9536
Sep 22 65 Sandy Nelson And Then There Were Drums 2:30 Imperial 5870
Sep 22 74 Linda Scott with the Hutch Davie Orch. I Left My Heart In The Balcony 2:30 Congress 106
Sep 22 82 Jackie Wilson Forever And A Day 2:56 Brunswick 55233
Sep 22 85 Anthony Newley What Kind Of Fool Am I 2:30 London 9546
Sep 22 99 Bobby Vee and the Crickets Someday (When I’m Gone From You) 2:10 Liberty 55479
Sep 29 3 Brenda Lee All Alone Am I 2:40 Decca 31424
Sep 29 12 Sam Cooke Nothing Can Change This Love 2:33 RCA Victor 47-8088
Sep 29 15 Stan Getz/Charlie Byrd Desafinado 2:00 Verve 10260
Sep 29 17 Sue Thompson James (Hold The Ladder Steady) 2:13 Hickory 45-1183
Sep 29 32 Bobby Darin If A Man Answers 2:20 Capitol 4837
Sep 29 42 Bobby Darin Baby Face 2:06 Atco 45-6236
Sep 29 68 Hank Snow I’ve Been Everywhere 2:32 RCA Victor 47-8072
Sep 29 82 James Brown & The Famous Flames Mashed Potatoes U.S.A. 2:49 King 45-5672
Sep 29 100 Aretha Franklin Try A Little Tenderness 3:12 Columbia 4-42520

HOT 100 DEBUTS October 1962

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
Oct 6 22 Les Cooper and the Soul Rockers Wiggle Wobble 2:04 Everlast 5019
Oct 6 5 Neil Sedaka Next Door To An Angel 2:19 RCA Victor 47-8086
Oct 6 12 Duane Eddy and the Rebelettes (Dance With The) Guitar Man 2:39 RCA Victor 47-8087
Oct 6 21 Richard Chamberlain Love Me Tender 2:25 MGM 13097
Oct 6 24 Connie Francis I Was Such A Fool (To Fall In Love With You) 2:45 MGM 13096
Oct 6 25 Roy Orbison with Bob Moore’s Orch. & Chorus Leah 2:37 Monument 45-467
Oct 6 35 Tommy Roe Susie Darlin’ 2:17 ABC-Paramount 45-10362
Oct 6 35 Sherrys, The Pop Pop Pop – Pie 2:06 Guyden 2068
Oct 6 52 Dee Clark I’m Going Back To School 2:26 Vee-Jay 462
Oct 6 53 Claude King The Burning Of Atlanta 2:31 Columbia 4-42581
Oct 6 57 Connie Francis He Thinks I Still Care 3:17 MGM 13096
Oct 6 79 Fats Domino Did You Ever See A Dream Walking 1:44 Imperial 5875
Oct 6 89 Robert Goulet What Kind Of Fool Am I 2:33 Columbia 4-42519
Oct 6 94 Joanie Sommers When The Boys Get Together 2:13 Warner Bros. 5308
Oct 13 4 Orlons, The Don’t Hang Up 2:16 Cameo 231
Oct 13 10 Bobby Rydell The Cha-Cha-Cha 2:29 Cameo 228
Oct 13 20 Jimmy McGriff I’ve Got A Woman Part 1 2:26 Sue 770
Oct 13 32 Stan Kenton Mama Sang A Song 3:02 Capitol 4847
Oct 13 36 Fleetwoods, The Lovers By Night, Strangers By Day 2:15 Dolton 62
Oct 13 41 Carla Thomas I’ll Bring It Home To You 3:03 Atlantic 45-2163
Oct 13 63 Jerry Butler You Can Run (But You Can’t Hide) 2:37 Vee-Jay 463
Oct 13 67 Dave “Baby” Cortez Happy Weekend 2:35 Chess 1834
Oct 13 71 Etta James Next Door To The Blues 2:44 Argo 5424
Oct 13 73 Patsy Cline Heartaches 2:08 Decca 31429
Oct 13 76 Everly Brothers, The I’m Here To Get My Baby Out Of Jail 2:47 Cadence 1429
Oct 13 76 Beach Boys, The 409 1:58 Capitol 4777
Oct 13 80 Tommy Boyce I’ll Remember Carol 2:15 RCA Victor 47-8074
Oct 13 87 Etta James Fools Rush In 1:56 Argo 5424
Oct 13 90 Ketty Lester You Can’t Lie To A Liar 1:51 Era 3088
Oct 13 91 Ray Stevens with The Merry Melody Singers Further More 2:19 Mercury 72039
Oct 13 95 Jim Reeves I’m Gonna Change Everything 1:58 RCA Victor 47-8080
Oct 13 97 James Darren Hail To The Conquering Hero 2:17 Colpix 655
Oct 13 99 Jerry Reed and the Hully Girlies Hully Gully Guitar 2:09 Columbia 4-42533
Oct 20 1 4 Seasons, The Big Girls Don’t Cry 2:25 Vee-Jay 465
Oct 20 2 Elvis Presley with The Jordanaires Return To Sender 2:05 RCA Victor 47-8100
Oct 20 3 Marcie Blane Bobby’s Girl 2:15 Seville 45-120
Oct 20 5 Dee Dee Sharp Ride 2:24 Cameo 230
Oct 20 13 Duprees, The My Own True Love 2:27 Coed 571
Oct 20 28 Trade Martin That Stranger Used To Be My Girl 2:44 Coed 570
Oct 20 38 Walter Brennan Mama Sang A Song 2:52 Liberty 55508
Oct 20 46 Marvin Gaye, The Vandellas Stubborn Kind Of Fellow 2:53 Tamla 54068
Oct 20 48 Everly Brothers, The Don’t Ask Me To Be Friends 2:27 Warner Bros. 5297
Oct 20 60 Tams, The Untie Me 2:26 Arlen 7-11
Oct 20 76 David Thorne The Alley Cat Song 2:27 Riverside 4530
Oct 20 85 Bob & Earl Don’t Ever Leave Me 2:46 Tempe 102
Oct 20 97 Champs, The Limbo Dance 2:03 Challenge 9162
Oct 27 6 Tijuana Brass, The Featuring Herb Alpert The Lonely Bull (El Solo Torro) 2:15 A&M 703
Oct 27 8 Esther Phillips “Little Esther” Release Me 3:14 Lenox 5555
Oct 27 24 Johnny Tillotson I Can’t Help It (If I’m Still In Love With You) 2:21 Cadence 1432
Oct 27 68 Arthur Alexander Anna (Go To Him) 2:48 Dot 45-16387
Oct 27 70 Sam Cooke Somebody Have Mercy 2:27 RCA Victor 47-8088
Oct 27 89 Bill Anderson Mama Sang A Song 3:27 Decca 31404
Oct 27 91 Don and Juan Magic Wand 2:12 Big Top 45-3121
Oct 27 92 Kay Starr Four Walls 3:05 Capitol 4835
Oct 27 92 Bobby Curtola Aladdin 2:05 Del-Fi 4185
Oct 27 97 Kingston Trio, The One More Town 2:58 Capitol 4842
Oct 27 99 Elvis Presley with The Jordanaires Where Do You Come From 2:05 RCA Victor 47-8100

HOT 100 DEBUTS November 1962

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
Nov 3 5 Drifters, The Up On The Roof 2:34 Atlantic 45-2162
Nov 3 1 Tornadoes, The Telstar 3:14 London 9561
Nov 3 12 Little Eva Keep Your Hands Off My Baby 2:29 Dimension 1003
Nov 3 12 Johnny Crawford Rumors 2:14 Del-Fi 4188
Nov 3 19 Routers, The Let’s Go (Pony) 2:15 Warner Bros. 5283
Nov 3 19 Paul Anka Eso Beso (That Kiss!) 2:14 RCA Victor 47-8097
Nov 3 36 Mel Torme Comin’ Home Baby 2:41 Atlantic 45-2165
Nov 3 39 Burl Ives Mary Ann Regrets 3:30 Decca 31433
Nov 3 61 Joey Dee I Lost My Baby 2:13 Roulette 4456
Nov 3 87 Dean Christie Heart Breaker 2:17 Select 715
Nov 3 95 Springfields, The Dear Hearts And Gentle People 2:57 Philips 40072
Nov 3 100 Radiants, The Father Knows Best 2:27 Chess 1832
Nov 10 1 Steve Lawrence Go Away Little Girl 2:07 Columbia 4-42601
Nov 10 10 Dion Love Came To Me 2:35 Laurie 3145
Nov 10 13 Nat King Cole Dear Lonely Hearts 3:06 Capitol 4870
Nov 10 17 Cookies, The Chains 2:29 Dimension 1002
Nov 10 27 Mark Valentino The Push And Kick 2:26 Swan 4121
Nov 10 31 Gene McDaniels with The Johnny Mann Singers Spanish Lace 2:24 Liberty 55510
Nov 10 51 Gabriel and the Angels That’s Life (That’s Tough) 2:31 Swan 4118
Nov 10 67 Freddy Cannon If You Were A Rock And Roll Record 1:53 Swan 4122
Nov 17 6 Paul Petersen My Dad 2:25 Colpix 663
Nov 17 8 Bob B. Soxx And The Blue Jeans Zip-A-Dee Doo-Dah 2:46 Philles 107
Nov 17 24 Jerry Wallace Shutters And Boards 2:49 Challenge 9171
Nov 17 7 Ray Charles with Raelets & Margie Hendrix You Are My Sunshine 2:58 ABC-Paramount 10375
Nov 17 18 Marty Robbins Ruby Ann 1:58 Columbia 4-42614
Nov 17 29 Ray Charles Your Cheating Heart 3:30 ABC-Paramount 45-10375
Nov 17 53 Belmonts, The Diddle De Dum (What Happens When Your Love Has Gone) 2:40 Sabina 507
Nov 17 62 George Maharis Baby Has Gone Bye Bye 2:53 Epic 45-9555
Nov 17 63 Majors, The A Little Bit Now (A Little Bit Later) 2:17 Imperial 5879
Nov 17 88 Chuck Jackson Getting Ready For The Heartbreak 2:20 Wand 128
Nov 17 96 Dave “Baby” Cortez Fiesta 2:18 Emit 301
Nov 17 96 Dinah Washington Cold, Cold Heart 3:00 Mercury 72040
Nov 24 3 Brook Benton Hotel Happiness 2:40 Mercury 72055
Nov 24 51 Excellents, The Coney Island Baby 2:10 Blast 205
Nov 24 69 Brian Hyland I May Not Live To See Tomorrow 2:42 ABC-Paramount 45-10374
Nov 24 49 Gene Chandler You Threw A Lucky Punch 2:30 Vee-Jay 468
Nov 24 62 Jimmie Rodgers Rainbow At Midnight 2:33 Dot 16407
Nov 24 62 Ben Colder Don’t Go Near The Eskimos 3:21 MGM 13104
Nov 24 82 Dovells, The The Jitterbug 2:15 Parkway 855
Nov 24 83 Majors, The She’s A Troublemaker 2:35 Imperial 5879
Nov 24 94 Joe Henderson The Searching Is Over 2:14 Todd 45-1079
Nov 24 98 Dinah Washington You’re A Sweetheart 2:25 Roulette 4455
Nov 24 99 Ann Cole Don’t Stop The Wedding 2:09 Roulette 4452

HOT 100 DEBUTS December 1962

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
Dec 1 4 Exciters, The Tell Him 2:27 United Artists 544
Dec 1 7 Mary Wells Two Lovers 2:45 Motown 1035
Dec 1 19 Shirelles, The Everybody Loves A Lover 2:38 Scepter 1243
Dec 1 34 LaVern Baker See See Rider 2:32 Atlantic 45-2167
Dec 1 38 Bobby Vinton Let’s Kiss And Make Up 2:25 Epic 5-9561
Dec 1 44 Timi Yuro The Love Of A Boy 2:25 Liberty 55519
Dec 1 49 Marvelettes, The Strange I Know 2:36 Tamla 54072
Dec 1 49 Beach Boys, The Ten Little Indians 1:25 Capitol 4880
Dec 1 76 Emotions, The Echo 2:22 Kapp 490
Dec 1 91 Dean Martin From The Bottom Of My Heart (Dammi, Dammi, Dammi) 2:35 Reprise 20116
Dec 1 64 Frank Sinatra and Sammy Davis Jr. Me And My Shadow 3:04 Reprise 20128
Dec 1 65 John D. Loudermilk Road Hog 2:18 RCA Victor 47-8101
Dec 1 73 Jimmy Dean Gonna Raise A Ruckus Tonight 2:48 Columbia 4-42600
Dec 1 89 Johnny Tillotson I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry 2:48 Cadence 1432
Dec 1 92 Mr. Acker Bilk with The Leon Young String Chorale Limelight 3:02 Atco 45-6238
Dec 1 93 New Christy Minstrels, The This Land Is Your Land 2:12 Columbia 4-42592
Dec 1 97 Ketty Lester This Land Is Your Land 2:27 Era 3094
Dec 8 3 Bobby Vee with The Johnny Mann Singers The Night Has A Thousand Eyes 2:34 Liberty 55521
Dec 8 5 Lou Monte Pepino The Italian Mouse 2:39 Reprise 20106
Dec 8 8 Miracles, The You’ve Really Got A Hold On Me 2:56 Tamla 54073
Dec 8 14 Dickey Lee I Saw Linda Yesterday 2:06 Smash 1791
Dec 8 21 Dionne Warwick Don’t Make Me Over 2:51 Scepter 1239
Dec 8 22 Vince Guaraldi Trio Cast Your Fate To The Wind 3:05 Fantasy 563
Dec 8 33 Bobby Vinton Trouble Is My Middle Name 2:27 Epic 5-9561
Dec 8 43 Chris Montez Some Kinda Fun 2:15 Monogram 507
Dec 8 44 Lester Flatt, Earl Scruggs & The Foggy Mountain Boys The Ballad Of Jed Clampett 2:00 Columbia 4-42606
Dec 8 57 Lonnie Russ My Wife Can’t Cook 2:33 4J 501
Dec 8 90 Supremes, The Let Me Go The Right Way 2:30 Motown 1034
Dec 8 28 Harry Simeone Chorale, The The Little Drummer Boy 3:03 20th Fox 121-5
Dec 8 30 Bobby (Boris) Pickett and the Crypt-Kickers Monster’s Holiday 3:06 Garpax 45-44171
Dec 8 40 David Seville and the Chipmunks The Chipmunk Song (Christmas Don’t Be Late) 2:17 Liberty 55250
Dec 8 56 Bobby Helms Jingle Bell Rock 2:12 Decca 9-30513
Dec 8 78 Pat Thomas Desafinado (Slightly Out Of Tune) 2:38 MGM 13102
Dec 8 86 Andy Williams Twilight Time 2:36 Cadence 1433
Dec 8 89 Brook Benton with The Merry Melody Singers Still Waters Run Deep 2:36 Mercury 72055
Dec 8 93 James Brown and the Famous Flames Three Hearts In A Tangle 2:49 King 45-5701
Dec 8 98 Lawrence Welk and his Orchestra Zero-Zero 2:01 Dot 45-16420
Dec 8 100 Pete Antell Night Time 2:13 Cameo 234
Dec 15 6 Rick Nelson It’s Up To You 2:40 Imperial 5901
Dec 15 12 Gene Pitney Half Heaven – Half Heartache 2:45 Musicor 1026
Dec 15 18 Connie Francis I’m Gonna Be Warm This Winter 2:25 MGM 13116
Dec 15 24 Earls, The Remember Then 2:06 Old Town 1130
Dec 15 65 Barbara Lynn You’re Gonna Need Me 2:35 Jamie 1240
Dec 15 86 Aretha Franklin Trouble In Mind 2:10 Columbia 4-42625
Dec 15 93 Peter, Paul and Mary Big Boat 2:40 Warner Bros. 5325
Dec 15 23 4 Seasons, The Santa Claus Is Coming To Town 1:45 Vee-Jay 478
Dec 15 38 Bing Crosby White Christmas 3:01 Decca 23778
Dec 15 45 Ray Stevens with The Merry Melody Singers Santa Claus Is Watching You 2:17 Mercury 72058
Dec 15 59 Brenda Lee Rockin’ Around The Christmas Tree 2:07 Decca 30776
Dec 15 65 Nat “King” Cole The Christmas Song (Merry Christmas To You) 3:12 Capitol 3561
Dec 15 77 David Seville and the Chipmunks Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer 2:32 Liberty 55289
Dec 15 90 Bobby Darin I Found A New Baby 2:10 Atco 45-6244
Dec 15 92 Bobby Rydell & Chubby Checker Jingle Bell Rock 2:29 Cameo 205
Dec 15 96 Ray Anthony Let Me Entertain You 2:05 Capitol 4876
Dec 15 100 Jerry Butler Theme From Taras Bulba (The Wishing Star) 2:35 Vee-Jay 475
Dec 22 4 Johnny Thunder Loop De Loop 2:20 Diamond 129
Dec 22 12 Del Shannon Little Town Flirt 2:45 Big Top 45-3131
Dec 22 18 Kitty Kallen My Coloring Book 3:16 RCA Victor 47-8124
Dec 22 43 Contours, The Shake Sherry 2:39 Gordy 7012
Dec 22 44 Frank Ifield Lovesick Blues 2:17 Vee-Jay 477
Dec 22 70 Bobby Goldsboro Molly 2:49 Laurie 3148
Dec 22 82 Booker T. & The M.G.s Jelly Bread 2:25 Stax 131
Dec 22 83 Rick Nelson I Need You 2:25 Imperial 5901
Dec 22 87 David Seville and the Chipmunks Alvin’s Harmonica 2:39 Liberty 55250
Dec 22 88 Drifters, The White Christmas 2:35 Atlantic 45-1048
Dec 22 94 Dean Martin & Sammy Davis Jnr. Sam’s Song 2:34 Reprise 20128
Dec 22 97 Dells, The The (Bossa Nova) Bird 2:40 Argo 5428
Dec 22 98 Eddy Arnold Does He Mean That Much To You 2:20 RCA Victor 47-8102
Dec 29 1 Paul and Paula Hey Paula 2:25 Philips 40084
Dec 29 6 Ned Miller From A Jack To A King 2:12 Fabor 114
Dec 29 8 Rebels, The Wild Weekend 2:15 Swan 4125
Dec 29 11 Crystals, The (Blossoms) He’s Sure The Boy I Love 2:42 Philles 109
Dec 29 14 Joe Harnell and his Orchestra Fly Me To The Moon – Bossa Nova 2:28 Kapp 497
Dec 29 20 Sandy Stewart My Coloring Book 3:21 Colpix 669
Dec 29 25 Pastel Six, The Cinnamon Cinder (It’s A Very Nice Dance) 2:05 Zen 102
Dec 29 42 Marion Worth Shake Me I Rattle (Squeeze Me I Cry) 2:57 Columbia 4-42640
Dec 29 49 Floyd Cramer Java 2:00 RCA Victor 47-8116
Dec 29 68 Mike Clifford What To Do With Laurie 2:33 United Artists 557
Dec 29 75 Don Covay The Popeye Waddle 2:26 Cameo 239
Dec 29 84 Toy Dolls, The Little Tin Soldier 2:11 Era 3093
Dec 29 91 Ventures, The The 2,000 Pound Bee (Part 2) 1:58 Dolton 67
Dec 29 95 Cleftones, The Lover Come Back To Me 2:05 Gee 1079
Dec 29 99 Mahalia Jackson Silent Night, Holy Night 3:00 Apollo 750-45