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List of Adult Contemporary top 10 singles in 1962 (U.S.)

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This is a list of songs that have charted in the top ten of the Billboard Adult Contemporary in 1962.

Top-ten singles[edit]

List of Billboard Adult Contemporary top ten singles which peaked in 1962
Top ten

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Single Artist(s) Peak Peak date Weeks in

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Singles from 1961
December 9 "When I Fall In Love" The Lettermen 1 January 6 10
"When The Boy in Your Arms (Is The Boy in Your Heart)" Connie Francis 2 January 6 8
December 23 "White Christmas"[D] Bing Crosby 3 January 6 3
Singles from 1962
January 6 "Baby's First Christmas" Connie Francis 7 January 6 1
"Cotton Fields" The Highwaymen 3 February 10 13
January 13 "Can't Help Falling in Love" Elvis Presley 1 January 13 8
"A Little Bitty Tear" Burl Ives 1 February 24 11
"Small Sad Sam" Phil McLean 6 January 20 4
"Johnny Will" Pat Boone 10 January 13 1
January 20 "Dear Ivan" Jimmy Dean 6 January 27 4
"Pocketful of Miracles" Frank Sinatra 9 January 20 3
January 27 "Go On Home"[A] Patti Page 9 February 10 2
February 3 "The Cajun Queen" Jimmy Dean 4 March 3 7
February 10 "To a Sleeping Beauty" Jimmy Dean 6 March 3 5
"Midnight in Moscow" Kenny Ball and his Jazzmen 1 March 3 13
February 17 "She's Got You" Patsy Cline 3 March 10 9
"Chattanooga Choo Choo" Floyd Cramer 9 February 24 3
February 24 "Don't Break the Heart That Loves You" Connie Francis 1 March 24 10
"I'll See You in My Dreams"[B] Pat Boone 9 March 3 3
March 10 "Where Have All the Flowers Gone?" The Kingston Trio 4 March 17 6
"Come Back Silly Girl" The Lettermen 3 April 7 7
"He Knows I Love Him Too Much" The Paris Sister 7 March 17 4
March 24 "Anything That's Part of You" Elvis Presley with The Jordanaires 6 April 14 7
"Afrikaan Beat" Bert Kaempfert and his Orchestra 10 March 24 1
March 31 "Stranger on the Shore" Acker Bilk 1 April 21 16
"Moments" Jennell Hawkins 9 April 7 2
April 7 "Two of a Kind" Sue Thompson 8 April 7 6
"The White Rose of Athens" David Carroll and his Orchestra 10 April 7 1
April 14 "PT-109" Jimmy Dean 2 April 28 8
"Funny Way of Laughin'" Burl Ives 3 April 28 9
April 21 "Old Rivers" Walter Brennan 2 May 12 9
"Everybody Loves Me But You" Brenda Lee 2 June 2 9
April 28 "Caterina" Perry Como 6 May 5 6
May 5 "You Are Mine" Frankie Avalon 7 May 5 4
May 12 "Most People Get Married" Patti Page 8 May 12 3
"Count Every Star" Linda Scott 10 May 12 1
May 19 "Follow That Dream" Elvis Presley 5 June 16 5
May 26 "Second Hand Love" Connie Francis 3 June 9 6
June 2 "Teach Me Tonight" George Maharis 8 June 9 4
"That's Old Fashioned (That's the Way Love Should Be)" The Everly Brothers 4 June 16 7
June 9 "I Can't Stop Loving You" Ray Charles 1 June 9 11
"Snap Your Fingers" Joe Henderson 5 June 30 8
June 16 "Al di la'" Emilio Pericoli 3 July 7 8
June 23 "The Stripper" David Rose 1 July 7 10
"Wolverton Mountain" Claude King 3 July 14 10
"So This Is Love" The Castells 10 June 23 1
June 30 "Theme from Dr. Kildare (Three Stars Will Shine Together)" Richard Chamberlain 4 August 4 9
"Johnny Loves Me" Shelley Fabares 7 July 14 6
July 7 "Theme from Ben Casey" Valjean on Piano 10 July 7 1
July 14 "Stranger on the Shore" Andy Williams 9 July 14 1
July 21 "Heart in Hand" Brenda Lee 4 August 25 7
"Have a Good Time" Sue Thompson 9 July 21 2
"But Not For Me" Ketty Lester 10 July 21 1
July 28 "Roses Are Red (My Love)" Bobby Vinton 1 July 28 8
August 4 "You Don't Know Me" Ray Charles 1 August 25 9
"Route 66 Theme" Nelson Riddle 9 August 4 1
August 11 "She's Not You" Elvis Presley with The Jordanaires 2 September 1 9
"Call Me Mr. In-Between" Burl Ives 6 August 25 5
"A Swingin' Safari" Billy Vaughn and his Orchestra 5 September 1 7
August 25 "Ramblin' Rose" Nat King Cole 1 September 15 11
September 1 "Teen Age Idol" Ricky Nelson 2 September 22 7
"Send Me the Pillow You Dream On" Johnny Tillotson 5 September 15 5
"Till Death Do Us Part" Bob Braun 9 September 1 2
September 8 "Alley Cat" Bent Fabric and his Piano 2 September 29 8
September 15 "Rain Rain Go Away" Bobby Vinton 4 October 6 6
"Baby Elephant Walk" Lawrence Welk and his Orchestra 10 September 15 1
September 22 "I Remember You" Frank Ifield 1 October 20 7
"I'm The Girl From Wolverton Mountain" Jo Ann Campbell 10 September 22 1
September 29 "Only Love Can Break a Heart" Gene Pitney 1 October 27 11
"I Left My Heart In San Francisco" Tony Bennett 7 October 6 8
October 6 "All Alone Am I" Brenda Lee 1 November 10 12
"Little Black Book" Jimmy Dean 10 October 6 1
October 13 "What Kind of Fool I Am" Sammy Davis Jr. 6 October 20 8
"Gina" Johnny Mathis 2 November 17 9
October 20 "Close to Cathy" Mike Clifford 4 November 3 7
October 27 "Nothing Can Change This Love" Sam Cooke 4 November 17 6
November 3 "Desafinado" Stan Getz & Charlie Byrd 4 December 1 9
November 10 "Love Me Tender" Richard Chamberlain 7 November 17 2
"I Was Such a Fool (To Fall In Love With You)" Connie Francis 8 November 17 3
November 24 "My Own True Love" The Duprees 2 December 8 4
"I Can't Help It (If I'm Still In Love With You)" Johnny Tillotson 8 December 8 4
December 1 "Rumors" Johnny Crawford 2 December 15 6
December 8 "Go Away Little Girl" Steve Lawrence 1 December 15 12
"Dear Lonely Hearts" Nat King Cole 2 December 22 6
"Ruby Ann" Marty Robbins 4 December 22 5
December 15 "Your Cheating Heart" Ray Charles 7 December 22 4
December 22 "The Little Drummer Boy" Harry Simeone Chorale 6 December 29 2
"Let's Kiss and Make Up"[E] Bobby Vinton 10 December 22 3

1961 peaks[edit]

List of Billboard Adult Contemporary top ten singles in 1962 which peaked in 1961
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Single Artist(s) Peak Peak date Weeks in

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October 21 "Moon River" Jerry Butler 3 December 16 12
November 4 "Tonight" Ferrante & Teicher 2 November 25 9
November 18 "Moon River"[C] Henry Mancini 3 December 23 14
December 16 "I Don't Know Why" Linda Scott 4 December 23 5

1963 peaks[edit]

List of Billboard Adult Contemporary top ten singles in 1962 which peaked in 1963
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Single Artist(s) Peak Peak date Weeks in

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December 15 "My Dad" Paul Petersen 2 January 5 10
December 29 "It's Up To You" Ricky Nelson 4 January 12 8

Notes[edit]

A The single re-entered the top ten on the week ending February 10, 1962.[1]

B The single re-entered the top ten on the week ending March 17, 1962.[2]

C The single re-entered the top ten on the week ending May 19, 1962.[3]

D The single re-entered the top ten on the week ending December 29, 1962.[4]

E The single re-entered the top ten on the week ending January 12, 1963.[5]

See also[edit]

  • List of number-one adult contemporary singles of 1962 (U.S.)

References[edit]

  1. "Adult Contemporary Music Chart - February 10, 1962 | Billboard". Billboard. Retrieved 2017-06-29.
  2. "Adult Contemporary Music Chart - March 17, 1962 | Billboard". Billboard. Retrieved 2017-06-29.
  3. "Adult Contemporary Music Chart - May 19, 1962 | Billboard". Billboard. Retrieved 2017-06-29.
  4. "Adult Contemporary Music Chart - December 29, 1962 | Billboard". Billboard. Retrieved 2017-06-29.
  5. "Adult Contemporary Music Chart - January 12, 1963 | Billboard". Billboard. Retrieved 2017-06-29.

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