Here they are, the absolutely greatest hits from the history of popular music.
The very best music.
The Year is 1962.
These are the year's Favorites in the UK.


Kenny Ball's Jazzmen - March Of The Siamese Children - 02-62
Kenny Ball's Jazzmen - The Green Leaves Of Summer - 06-62
Kenny Ball's Jazzmen - So Do I - 08-62
Shirley Bassey - What Now My Love - 10-62
Mr. Acker Bilk - Lonely - 10-62
Pat Boone - Speedy Gonzales - 07-62
Pat Boone - The Main Attraction - 12-62
Joe Brown & The Bruvvers - A Picture Of You - 06-62
Joe Brown & The Bruvvers - It Only Took A Minute - 12-62
B. Bumble & The Stingers - Nut Rocker - 04-62
Ronnie Carroll - Roses Are Red - 08-62
Richard Chamberlain - Theme From Dr. Kildare (Three Stars Will Shine Tonight) - 06-62
Bruce Channel - Hey! Baby - 03-62
Ray Charles - I Can't Stop Loving You - 06-62
Ray Charles - You Don't Know Me - 09-62
Ray Charles - Your Cheatin' Heart - 12-62
Chubby Checker - Let's Twist Again - 01-62
Chubby Checker - The Twist - 01-62
Petula Clark - Ya Ya Twist - 07-62
Nat 'King' Cole - Let There Be Love - 08-62
Nat 'King' Cole - Ramblin' Rose - 10-62
Russ Conway - Toy Balloons - 01-62
Sam Cooke - Twistin' The Night Away - 03-62
Bernard Cribbins - Hole In The Ground - 03-63
Bernard Cribbins - Right Said Fred - 07-62
The Crickets - Don't Ever Change - 07-62
Bobby Darin - Multiplication - 01-62
Bobby Darin - Things - 08-62
Joey Dee & The Starliters - Peppermint Twist - 2-62
Karl Denver - Wimoweh - 02-62
Karl Denver - Never Goodbye - 04-62
Karl Denver - A Little Love, A Little Kiss - 06-62
Dion - The Wanderer - 03-62
Lonnie Donegan - The Comancheros - 02-62
Lonnie Donegan - The Party's Over - 05-62
Lonnie Donnegan - Pick A Bale Of Cotton - 09-62
Craig Douglas - When My Little Girl Is Smiling - 04-62
Craig Douglas - Our Favourite Melodies - 06-62
Craig Douglas - Oh Lonesome Me - 11-62
Leroy Van Dyke - Walk On By - 01-62
Duane Eddy - Ballad Of Palladin - 09-62
Duane Eddy - Dance With The Guitar Man - 11-62
The Everly Brothers - Cryin' In The Rain - 01-62
The Everly Brothers - No One Can Make My Sunshine Smile - 11-62
Adam Faith - Lonesome - 02-63
Adam Faith - As You Like It - 05-62
Adam Faith - Don't That Beat All - 09-62
The Four Seasons - Sherry - 10-62
Connie Francis - Vacation - 08-62
Billy Fury - Last Night Was Made For Love - 05-62
Billy Fury - Once Upon A Dream - 08-62
Eydie Gormé - Yes My Darling Daughter - 07-62
Jet Harris - Main Title Theme From 'Man With The Golden Arm' - 09-62
Rolf Harris - Run Arise - 11-62
Brian Hyland - Ginny Come Lately - 06-62
Brian Hyland  - Sealed With A Kiss - 08-62
Frank Ifield - I Remember You - 07-62
Frank Ifield - Lovesick Blues - 10-62
Burl Ives - A Little Bitty Tear - 02-62
Jimmy Justice - When My Little Girl Is Smiling - 04-62
Jimmy Justice - Ain't That Funny - 06-62
Eden Kane - Forget Me Not - 01-62
Eden Kane - I Don't Know Why - 05-62
Carole King - It Might As Well Rain Until September - 09-62
Brenda Lee - Speak To Me Pretty - 04-62
Brenda Lee - Here Comes That Feeling - 06-62
Brenda Lee - It Started All Over Again - 10-62
Brenda Lee - Rockin' Around The Christmas Tree - 12-62
Ketty Lester - Love Letters - 04-62
Little Eva - The Loco-Motion - 09-62
John D. Loudermilk - Language Of Love - 01-62
Kenny Lynch - Up On The Roof  - 12-62
Susan Maughan - Bobby's Girl - 11-62
Matt Monro - Softly As I Leave You - 03-62
Chris Montez - Let's Dance - 10-62
Roy Orbison - Dream Baby - 03-62
Elvis Presley - Rock-A-Hula Baby - 02-62
Elvis Presley - Can't Help Falling In Love - 02-62
Elvis Presley - Good Luck Charm - 05-62
Elvis Presley - Follow That Dream E.P. - 06-62
Elvis Presley - She's Not You - 09-62
Elvis Presley - Return To Sender - 11-62
Elvis Presley - Kid Galahad E.P. - 11-62
Cliff Richard - The Young Ones - 01-62
Cliff Richard - I'm Looking Out The Window - 05-62
Cliff Richard - Do You Wanna Dance - 06-62
Cliff Richard - It'll Be Me - 09-62
Cliff Richard - The Next Time - 12-62
Cliff Richard - Bachelor Boy - 12-62
Marty Robbins - Devil Woman - 11-62
Jimmie Rodgers - English Country Garden - 07-62
Tommy Roe - Sheila - 09-62
Mike Sarne & Wendy Richard - Come Outside - 05-62
Mike Sarne with Billie Davis - Will I What - 09-62
Neil Sedaka - Breaking Up Is Hard To Do - 08-62
The Shadows - Wonderful Land - 03-62
The Shadows - Guitar Tango - 08-62
The Shadows - Dance On - 12-62
Del Shannon - Hey Little Girl - 03-62
Del Shannon - Swiss Maid - 10-62
Helen Shapiro - Tell Me What He Said - 03-62
Helen Shapiro - Let's Talk About Love - 05-62
Helen Shapiro - Little Miss Lonely - 08-62
Frank Sinatra - Ev'rybody's Twistin' - 04-62
Johnny Spence - Dr. Kildare Theme - 04-62
The Tokens - The Lion Sleeps Tonight - 01-62
The Tornados - Telstar - 09-62
Bobby Vee - Run To Him - 1-62
Bobby Vee - A Forever Kind Of Love - 11-62
Bobby Vinton - Roses Are Red (My Love) - 08-62
Danny Williams - Wonderful World Of The Young - 04-62
Mark Wynter - Venus In Blue Jeans - 10-62


BRENDA LEE - LITTLE MISS DYNAMITE
The must-have collection - 4-CD Box with 122 tracks (Bear Family Records)

1962 in the US

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