Can You Name The Biggest Songs Of 1962?

You might think you know the top songs from one of music's biggest decades, but do you think you know the songs of 1962? Take these 12 questions and put your 1962 music knowledge to the test!
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Name this 1962 song: "From my laboratory in the castle east, to the master bedroom where the vampires feast."
Frankenstein
Monster Mash
The Blog
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Name this 1962 hit: Those happy hours that we once knew, though long ago, they still make me blue, they say that time heals a broken heart, but time has stood still since we've been apart.
Shelley Fabares -Johnny Angel
Dee Dee Sharp-Mashed Potato Time
Ray Charles-I Can't Stop Loving You
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Name this 1962 hit song: Oh well I'm the type of guy who will never settle down Where pretty girls are well, you know that I'm around.
Dion -The Wanderer
Mr. Acker Bilk-Stranger On The Shore
Bobby Vinton-Roses Are Red (My Love)
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Name this hit 1962 song: You were my first love and you'll be my last love I will never make you blue, I'll be true to you in the whole world.
David Rose-The Stripper
The Shirelles- Soldier Boy
Bruce Channel-Hey! Baby
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Name this hit 1962 song: Don't take your love away from me, don't you leave my heart in misery, if you go then I'll be blue.
Bruce Channel-Hey! Baby
Gene Chandler-Duke Of Earl
Neil Sedaka-Breaking Up Is Hard To Do
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Name this 1962 hit: Don't want a four leaf clover, don't want an old horse shoe, want your kiss 'cause I just can't miss.
Elvis Presley-Good Luck Charm
Mary Wells-The One Who Really Loves You
Claude King-Wolverton Mountain
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Name this 1962 hit: The love we shared, for oh so long is such a big part of me, if you must take your love away, take it gradually.
Tommy Roe-Sheila
Kenny Ball-Midnight In Moscow
Brenda Lee-Break It To Me Gently
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Name this 1962 hit: Come on and twist a little closer now, and let me know that you're mine.
Chubby Checker- The Twist
Isley Brothers- Twist And Shout
Dee Dee Sharp- Mashed Potato Time
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Name this 1962 hit: I'll never let you see, the way my broken heart is hurtin' me, I've got my pride and I know how to hide, all my sorrow and pain.
Shirelles- Baby It's You
Burl Ives- A Little Bitty Tear
Everly Brothers- Crying In The Rain
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Name this 1962 hit: The cokes are in the icebox, the popcorn's on the table, me and my baby, we're out here on the floor.
Sam Cooke- Having A Party
Emillo Pericoli- Al Di La'
Ray Charles- You Don't Know Me
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Name this 1962 hit: I'm crossing you in style some day, oh, dream maker, you heart breaker, wherever you're goin', I'm goin' your way.
Bobby Darin- Things
Henry Mancini- Moon River
Roy Orbison- Dream Baby
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Name this 1962 hit: Why did I listen to my friends, when they told me what to do, yes, I still have my friends, but I don't have you
Chris Montez Let's Dance
Johnny Crawford- Cindy's Birthday
Brenda Lee- Everybody Loves Me But You
Result
Based on the results of this quiz, you are a 1962 music newbie! Okay, so you don’t know your stuff when it comes to the biggest songs of 1962. Perhaps this just wasn’t your year for music or maybe you weren’t even born yet! Regardless, we know that with a little time and research, you can become a true 1962 music master!

1962 Newbie

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Based on the results of this quiz, you are a 1962 audio master. You truly treasure the tunes and hits from this storied year in music history. While some people are familiar with the basics, you know the obscure songs and the b sides. Well done!

1962 Audio Master

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Based on the results of this quiz, you are a 1962 music master! Not only do you know and love the music of this year, but you’re well versed in just about every artist and hit to come out of this period in time. You consider yourself a music historian. While you love many decades in music history, the 60s will always be your favorite!

1962 Music Master

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1
Name this 1962 song: "From my laboratory in the castle east, to the master bedroom where the vampires feast."
Frankenstein
Monster Mash
The Blog
2
Name this 1962 hit: Those happy hours that we once knew, though long ago, they still make me blue, they say that time heals a broken heart, but time has stood still since we've been apart.
Shelley Fabares -Johnny Angel
Dee Dee Sharp-Mashed Potato Time
Ray Charles-I Can't Stop Loving You
3
Name this 1962 hit song: Oh well I'm the type of guy who will never settle down Where pretty girls are well, you know that I'm around.
Dion -The Wanderer
Mr. Acker Bilk-Stranger On The Shore
Bobby Vinton-Roses Are Red (My Love)
4
Name this hit 1962 song: You were my first love and you'll be my last love I will never make you blue, I'll be true to you in the whole world.
David Rose-The Stripper
The Shirelles- Soldier Boy
Bruce Channel-Hey! Baby
5
Name this hit 1962 song: Don't take your love away from me, don't you leave my heart in misery, if you go then I'll be blue.
Bruce Channel-Hey! Baby
Gene Chandler-Duke Of Earl
Neil Sedaka-Breaking Up Is Hard To Do
6
Name this 1962 hit: Don't want a four leaf clover, don't want an old horse shoe, want your kiss 'cause I just can't miss.
Elvis Presley-Good Luck Charm
Mary Wells-The One Who Really Loves You
Claude King-Wolverton Mountain
7
Name this 1962 hit: The love we shared, for oh so long is such a big part of me, if you must take your love away, take it gradually.
Tommy Roe-Sheila
Kenny Ball-Midnight In Moscow
Brenda Lee-Break It To Me Gently
8
Name this 1962 hit: Come on and twist a little closer now, and let me know that you're mine.
Chubby Checker- The Twist
Isley Brothers- Twist And Shout
Dee Dee Sharp- Mashed Potato Time
9
Name this 1962 hit: I'll never let you see, the way my broken heart is hurtin' me, I've got my pride and I know how to hide, all my sorrow and pain.
Shirelles- Baby It's You
Burl Ives- A Little Bitty Tear
Everly Brothers- Crying In The Rain
10
Name this 1962 hit: The cokes are in the icebox, the popcorn's on the table, me and my baby, we're out here on the floor.
Sam Cooke- Having A Party
Emillo Pericoli- Al Di La'
Ray Charles- You Don't Know Me
11
Name this 1962 hit: I'm crossing you in style some day, oh, dream maker, you heart breaker, wherever you're goin', I'm goin' your way.
Bobby Darin- Things
Henry Mancini- Moon River
Roy Orbison- Dream Baby
12
Name this 1962 hit: Why did I listen to my friends, when they told me what to do, yes, I still have my friends, but I don't have you
Chris Montez Let's Dance
Johnny Crawford- Cindy's Birthday
Brenda Lee- Everybody Loves Me But You