1962 in Music - Singles Released

Singles Released

  • "409" – The Beach Boys
  • "A Forever Kind of Love" – Bobby Vee
  • "A Little Love a Little Kiss" – Karl Denver
  • "A Picture Of You" – Joe Brown
  • "Adios Amigo" – Jim Reeves
  • "Ain't That Funny" – Jimmy Justice
  • "Al Di La" – Emilio Pericoli
  • "All Alone Am I" – Brenda Lee
  • "Always You and Me" – Russ Conway
  • "Another Day, Another Dollar" – Wynn Stewart
  • "As You Like It" – Adam Faith
  • "Ave Maria" – Shirley Bassey
  • "Baby Face" – Bobby Darin
  • "Baby Take a Bow" – Adam Faith
  • "Ballad of Paladin" – Duane Eddy
  • "Because of Love" – Billy Fury
  • "Besame Mucho" – Jet Harris
  • "Big Man in a Big House" – Leroy Van Dyke
  • "Blue Weekend" – Karl Denver
  • "Bobby's Girl", recorded by
    • Marcie Blane
    • Susan Maughan
  • "Breaking Up is Hard to Do" – Neil Sedaka
  • "Can't Help Falling in Love/Rock-A-Hula Baby" – Elvis Presley
  • "Cindy's Birthday" – Shane Fenton and the Fentones
  • "Close To Cathy" – Mike Clifford
  • "Clown Shoes" – Johnny Burnette
  • "The Comancheros" – Lonnie Donegan
  • "Come Along Please" – Bob Wallis and His Storyville Jazzmen
  • "Come Outside" – Mike Sarne with Wendy Richard
  • "Conscience" – James Darren
  • "The Crowd" – Roy Orbison
  • "Cry Myself to Sleep" – Del Shannon
  • "Crying in the Rain" – Everly Brothers
  • "Cutty Sark" – John Barry Seven
  • "D-Darling" – Anthony Newley
  • "Dance On – The Shadows
  • "Dance With The Guitar Man" – Duane Eddy
  • "Dancin' Party" – Chubby Checker
  • "Dear One" – Larry Finnegan
  • "Deep in the Heart Of Texas" – Duane Eddy
  • "Desafinado" – Ella Fitzgerald
    • Stan Getz and Charlie Byrd
  • "Devil Woman" – Marty Robbins
  • "Don't Break the Heart That Loves You" – Connie Francis
  • "Don't Ever Change" – The Crickets
  • "Don't Stop Twist" – Frankie Vaughan
  • "Don't That Beat All" – Adam Faith
  • "Dream Baby (How Long Must I Dream?)" – Roy Orbison
  • "Drummin' up a Storm" – Sandy Nelson
  • "Drums Are My Beat" – Sandy Nelson
  • "Duke of Earl" – Gene Chandler
  • "End of the World" – Skeeter Davis
  • "English Country Garden" – Jimmie Rodgers
  • "Ever Since You Said You Goodbye" – Marty Wilde
  • "Everybody's Twistin'" – Frank Sinatra
  • "Fanlight Fanny" – Clinton Ford
  • "Far Away" – Shirley Bassey
  • "Follow That Dream (EP)" – Elvis Presley
  • "Forget Me Not" – Eden Kane
  • "Funny Way Of Laughin'" – Burl Ives
  • "Gina" – Johnny Mathis
  • "Ginny Come Lately" – Brian Hyland
  • "Go Away Little Girl", recorded by:
    • Steve Lawrence
    • Del Shannon
  • "Good Luck Charm" – Elvis Presley
  • "Goodbye Cruel World" – James Darren
  • "Gossip Calypso" – Bernard Cribbins
  • "Gotta See Baby Tonight" – Acker Bilk
  • "Green Leaves Of Summer" – Kenny Ball and his Jazzmen
  • "Green Onions" – Booker T. & the M.G.s
  • "Guitar Tango" – The Shadows
  • "Half Heaven, Half Heartache" – Gene Pitney
  • "He Got What He Wanted" – Little Richard
  • "He's a Rebel" – Crystals
  • "Her Royal Majesty" – James Darren
  • "Here Comes That Feeling" – Brenda Lee
  • "Hey! Baby" – Bruce Channel
  • "Hey Little Girl" – Del Shannon
  • "Hole in the Ground" – Bernard Cribbins
  • "How Can I Meet Her?" – Everly Brothers
  • "I Can't Stop Loving You" – Ray Charles
  • "I Don't Know Why" – Eden Kane
  • "I Love You" – The Volumes
  • "I Remember You" – Frank Ifield
  • "I'll See You in My Dreams" – Pat Boone
  • "I'm Counting on You" – Petula Clark
  • "I'm Blue (The Gong-Gong Song)" – The Ikettes
  • "I'm Just a Baby" – Louise Cordet
  • "I'm Lookin' Out the Window"/"Do You Want to Dance?" – Cliff Richard/Cliff Richard and The Shadows
  • "If a Man Answers" – Bobby Darin
  • "If Only Tomorrow" – Ronnie Carroll
  • "Island of Dreams" – Springfields
  • "It Keeps Right on a Hurtin' – Johnny Tillotson
  • "It Might As Well Rain Until September" – Carole King
  • "It Only Took a Minute" – Joe Brown
  • "It Started All Over Again" – Brenda Lee
  • "It'll Be Me" – Cliff Richard and The Shadows
  • "It's a Raggy Waltz" – Dave Brubeck
  • "It's All Over Now" – Shane Fenton and the Fentones
  • "The James Bond Theme" – John Barry Orchestra
  • "Jeannie" – Danny Williams
  • "Jezebel" – Marty Wilde
  • "Johnny Angel", recorded by:
    • Shelley Fabares
    • Patti Lynn
  • "Johnny Get Angry" – Joanie Sommers
  • "King Kong" – Terry Lightfoot and His New Orleans Jazzmen
  • "King of Clowns" – Neil Sedaka
  • "Lana" – The Velvets
  • "The Language of Love" – John D. Loudermilk
  • "Last Night Was Made for Love" – Billy Fury
  • "Lesson One" – Russ Conway
  • "Lessons in Love" – Allisons
  • "Let's Dance" – Chris Montez
  • "Let's Go (Pony)" – The Routers
  • "Let's Talk about Love" – Helen Shapiro
  • "Letter Full of Tears" – Billy Fury
  • "Let There Be Love" – Nat King Cole and George Shearing
  • "Like I Do" – Maureen Evans
  • "Limbo Rock" – Chubby Checker
  • "A Little Bitty Tear" – Burl Ives and Miki & Griff
  • "Little Black Book" – Jimmy Dean
  • "Little Miss Lonely" – Helen Shapiro
  • "Little Red Rented Rowboat" – Joe Dowell
  • "The Loco-Motion" – Little Eva
  • "Lone Rider" – John Leyton
  • "Lonely City" – John Leyton
  • "Lonesome" – Adam Faith
  • "Lonely" – Acker Bilk
  • "Love and Fury" – The Tornados
  • "Love Me Warm and Tender" – Paul Anka
  • "Love Letters" – Ketty Lester
  • "Love Me Do" – The Beatles
  • "Love Me Tender" – Richard Chamberlain
  • "Lover Please/You Know What I Mean" – The Vernons Girls
  • "Lovesick Blues" – Frank Ifield
  • "Made to Love (Girls Girls Girls)" – Eddie Hodges
  • "The Main Attraction" – Pat Boone
  • "Main Title Theme from The Man with the Golden Arm" – Jet Harris
  • "Mashed Potato Time" – Dee Dee Sharp
  • "March of the Siamese Children" – Kenny Ball and his Jazzmen
  • "Me and My Shadow" – Frank Sinatra and Sammy Davis Jr.
  • "Must Be Madison" – Joe Loss Orchestra
  • "My Love and Devotion" – Matt Monro
  • "Never Goodbye" – Karl Denver
  • "Next Door to an Angel" – Neil Sedaka
  • "The Next Time"/"Bachelor Boy" – Cliff Richard and The Shadows
  • "No One Can Make My Sunshine Smile" – Everly Brothers
  • "Norman" – Sue Thompson
  • "Nut Rocker" – B. Bumble and the Stingers
  • "Oh Lonesome Me" – Craig Douglas
  • "Old Rivers" – Walter Brennan
  • "Once Upon A Dream" – Billy Fury
  • "Onward Christian Soldiers" – Harry Simeone Chorale
  • "Orange Blossom Special" – The Spotnicks
  • "Our Favourite Melodies" – Craig Douglas
  • "Palisades Park" – Freddy Cannon
  • "The Party's Over" – Lonnie Donegan
  • "The Pay Off" – Kenny Ball and his Jazzmen
  • "Peppermint Twist" – Joey Dee and the Starliters
  • "Pianissimo" – Ken Dodd
  • "Pick A Bale Of Cotton" – Lonnie Donegan
  • "Please Don't Ask About Barbara" – Bobby Vee
  • "P.S I Love You" – The Beatles
  • "Puff" – Kenny Lynch
  • "Ramblin' Rose" – Nat King Cole
  • "Reminiscing" – Buddy Holly
  • "Return To Sender" – Elvis Presley
  • "Right Said Fred" – Bernard Cribbins
  • "Rinky Dink" – Dave "Baby" Cortez
  • "Rocket Man" – The Spotnicks
  • "Rockin' Around The Christmas Tree" – Brenda Lee
  • "Roses Are Red (My Love)", recorded by:
    • Ronnie Carroll
    • Bobby Vinton
  • "Rumours" – Johnny Crawford
  • "Sealed with a Kiss" – Brian Hyland
  • "Send Me the Pillow That You Dream On" – Johnny Tillotson
  • "Sharing You" – Bobby Vee
  • "She's Got You" – Patsy Cline
  • "She's Not You" – Elvis Presley
  • "Sheila" – Tommy Roe
  • "Sherry" – The Four Seasons
  • "Shout!, Shout!, Knock Yourself Out" – Ernie Maresca
  • "Slow Twistin" – Chubby Checker
  • "Smoky Places"- The Corsairs
  • "So Do I" – Kenny Ball and his Jazzmen
  • "So This Is Love" – The Castells
  • "Softly, as I Leave You" – Matt Monro
  • "Soldier Boy" – Shirelles
  • "Some People" – Carol Deene
  • "Son This Is She" – John Leyton
  • "Spanish Harlem" – Jimmy Justice
  • "Speak To Me Pretty" – Brenda Lee
  • "Speedy Gonzales" – Pat Boone
  • "Stranger on the Shore", recorded by:
    • Acker Bilk
    • Andy Williams
  • "Sun Arise" – Rolf Harris
  • "Surfer's Stomp" – The Marketts
  • "Surfin' Safari" – The Beach Boys
  • "Susie Darlin'" – Tommy Roe
  • "Sweet Little Sixteen" – Jerry Lee Lewis
  • "Swinging in the Rain" – Norman Vaughan
  • "Swiss Maid" – Del Shannon
  • "The Monster Mash" – Bobby "Boris" Pickett
  • "Tears" – Danny Williams
  • "Tell Me What He Said" – Helen Shapiro
  • "Telstar – The Tornados
  • "Ten Little Indians" – The Beach Boys
  • "That Noise" – Anthony Newley
  • "That Stranger Used To Be My Girl" – Trade Martin
  • "Theme from Dr. Kildare (Three Stars Will Shine Tonight)" – Richard Chamberlain
  • "Theme from Maigret" – Joe Loss
  • "Theme from Z-Cars", recorded by:
    • Johnny Keating
    • Norrie Paramor and His Orchestra
  • "Things" – Bobby Darin
  • "Tonight" – Shirley Bassey
  • "Torture" – Kris Jensen
  • "Town Without Pity" – Gene Pitney
  • "The Twist" – Chubby Checker
  • "Twistin' the Night Away" – Sam Cooke
  • "Unsquare Dance" – Dave Brubeck
  • "Up on the Roof" – Kenny Lynch
  • "Vacation" – Connie Francis
  • "Venus in Blue Jeans" – Mark Wynter
  • "Village Of Love" – Nathaniel Mayer and The Fabulous Twilights
  • "Walk Away" – Shane Fenton and the Fentones
  • "Walk On By" – Leroy Van Dyke
  • "Walk Right In" – The Rooftop Singers
  • "The Wanderer" – Dion
  • "Warmed Over Kisses" – Brian Hyland
  • "We're Gonna Go Fishin'" – Hank Locklin
  • "Welcome Home Baby" – The Brook Brothers
  • "Wonderful Land" – The Shadows
  • "What A Crazy World We're Living In" – Joe Brown
  • "What Kind Of Fool Am I?/Gonna Build A Mountain" – Sammy Davis Jr.
  • "What Now My Love" – Shirley Bassey
  • "What's Your Name" – Don and Juan
  • "When My Little Girl Is Smiling", recorded by:
    • Craig Douglas
    • The Drifters
    • Jimmy Justice
  • "Will I What" – Mike Sarne
  • "Wimoweh" – Karl Denver
  • "Wonderful Land" – The Shadows
  • "Wonderful World of the Young" – Danny Williams
  • "Ya Ya Twist" – Petula Clark
  • "Yes My Darling Daughter" – Eydie Gorme
  • "You Don't Know Me" – Ray Charles
  • "You'll Lose A Good Thing" – Barbara Lynn
  • "The Young Ones" – Cliff Richard and The Shadows
  • "Young World" – Ricky Nelson
  • "Your Cheatin' Heart" – Ray Charles
  • "Your Ma Said You Cried in Your Sleep Last Night" – Doug Sheldon
  • "Your Tender Look" – Joe Brown

See also: Hot 100 No. 1 Hits of 1962 (USA)

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