Billboard Week Ending 01/27/1962

1.
Vinyl Record
Joey Dee & the Starliters – Peppermint Twist – Part I
2.
Cover: Chubby Checker - The Twist
Chubby Checker – The Twist
3.
Vinyl Record
Barbara George – I Know (You Don’t Love Me No More)
4.
Cover: Elvis Presley With The Jordanaires - Can't Help Falling In Love
Elvis Presley With The Jordanaires – Can’t Help Falling In Love
5.
Vinyl Record
Sue Thompson – Norman

6.
Vinyl Record
The Tokens – The Lion Sleeps Tonight
7.
Vinyl Record
The Lettermen – When I Fall In Love
8.
Artist: Dion
Dion – The Wanderer
9.
Artist: The Shirelles
The Shirelles – Baby It’s You
10.
Artist: Leroy Van Dyke
Leroy Van Dyke – Walk On By
11.
Artist: Neil Sedaka
Neil Sedaka – Happy Birthday, Sweet Sixteen
12.
Cover: Bobby Vee - Run To Him
Bobby Vee – Run To Him

13.
Artist: Gene Pitney
Gene Pitney – Town Without Pity
14.
Vinyl Record
Burl Ives – A Little Bitty Tear
15.
Vinyl Record
Gary U.S. Bonds – Dear Lady Twist
16.
Vinyl Record
Ray Charles and his Orchestra – Unchain My Heart
17.
Cover: Brenda Lee - Break It To Me Gently
Brenda Lee – Break It To Me Gently
18.
Vinyl Record
The Highwaymen – Cotton Fields
19.
Artist: Connie Francis
Connie Francis – When The Boy In Your Arms (Is The Boy In Your Heart)
20.
Vinyl Record
Gene Chandler – Duke Of Earl

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Top 20 on Billboard

This Billboard top 20 list is from Billboard Hot 100, a chart first compiled in August 1958. The Hot 100 is frequently used as the standard measure when ranking popular songs in the United States. If not otherwise stated, Billboard Hot 100 is also used on this website when referring to U.S. chart positions.

Before the week ending November 29, 1969, A- and B-sides of singles charted separately. But staring in 1969, both sides of a record that received significant airplay were listed together.

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