List of number-one R&B singles of 1962 (U.S.)

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These are the Billboard magazine R&B singles chart number one hits of 1962:

See also: 1962 in music, List of number-one R&B hits (United States)

Issue Date Song Artist
January 6 "Unchain My Heart" Ray Charles
January 13 "Unchain My Heart" Ray Charles
January 20 "I Know (You Don't Love Me No More)" Barbara George
January 27 "I Know (You Don't Love Me No More)" Barbara George
February 3 "I Know (You Don't Love Me No More)" Barbara George
February 10 "I Know (You Don't Love Me No More)" Barbara George
February 17 "Duke of Earl" Gene Chandler
February 24 "Duke of Earl" Gene Chandler
March 3 "Duke of Earl" Gene Chandler
March 10 "Duke of Earl" Gene Chandler
March 17 "Duke of Earl" Gene Chandler
March 24 "Twistin' the Night Away" Sam Cooke
March 31 Twistin' the Night Away" Sam Cooke
April 7 "Twistin' the Night Away Sam Cooke
April 14 "Soul Twist" King Curtis
April 21 "Soul Twist" King Curtis
April 28 "Mashed Potato Time" Dee Dee Sharp
May 5 "Mashed Potato Time" Dee Dee Sharp
May 12 "Mashed Potato Time" Dee Dee Sharp
May 19 "Mashed Potato Time" Dee Dee Sharp
May 26 "I Can't Stop Loving You" Ray Charles
June 2 "I Can't Stop Loving You" Ray Charles
June 9 "I Can't Stop Loving You" Ray Charles
June 16 "I Can't Stop Loving You" Ray Charles
June 23 "I Can't Stop Loving You" Ray Charles
June 30 "I Can't Stop Loving You" Ray Charles
July 7 "I Can't Stop Loving You" Ray Charles
July 14 "I Can't Stop Loving You" Ray Charles
July 21 "I Can't Stop Loving You" Ray Charles
July 28 "I Can't Stop Loving You" Ray Charles
August 4 "You'll Lose a Good Thing" Barbara Lynn
August 11 "You'll Lose a Good Thing" Barbara Lynn
August 18 You'll Lose a Good Thing" Barbara Lynn
August 25 "The Loco-Motion" Little Eva
September 1 "The Loco-Motion" Little Eva
September 8 "The Loco-Motion" Little Eva
September 15 "Green Onions" Booker T. & the MG's
September 22 "You Beat Me to the Punch" Mary Wells
September 29 "Green Onions" Booker T. & the MG's
October 6 "Sherry" The Four Seasons
October 13 "Green Onions" Booker T. & the MG's
October 20 "Do You Love Me" The Contours
October 27 "Green Onions" Booker T. & the MG's
November 3 "Do You Love Me" The Contours
November 10 "Do You Love Me" The Contours
November 17 "Big Girls Don't Cry" The Four Seasons
November 24 "Big Girls Don't Cry" The Four Seasons
December 1 "Big Girls Don't Cry" The Four Seasons
December 8 "Release Me" Esther Phillips
December 15 "You Are My Sunshine" Ray Charles
December 22 "Release Me" Esther Phillips
December 29 "Release Me" Esther Phillips