KRLA Top Thirty: Effective August 24 to 31, 1962
Survey Courtesy Mike Devich

 1. Surfin' Safari... The Beachboys... 2:05... Capitol 1stWK
 2. The Loco-Motion... Little Eva... 2:12... Dimension (RecMerch)
 3. Party Lights... Claudine Clark... 2:20... Chancellor (Diamond)
 4. Let's Dance... Chris Montez... 2:15... Monogram (Diamond)
 5. Sheila... Tommy Roe... 2:02... ABC Paramount (Diamond)
 6. She's Not You... Elvis Presley... 2:07... RCA Victor
 7. Monster Mash... Bobby (Boris) Pickett... 2:57.... Garpax (Hart)
 8. Swingin' Safari... Billy Vaughn... 2:15... Dot
 9. Silver Threads & Golden Needles... The Springfields... 2:12... Philips(RecMerch)
10. Shame On Me... Bobby Bare... 2:43... RCA Victor
11. Sherry... The 4 Seasons... 2:07... Vee Jay (RecMerch)
12. Let's Go... The Routers...2:15... Warner Bros. (Sunstate)
13. Green Onions... Booker T. & the MGs... 2:45... Stax (Merit)
14. Breaking Up Is Hard To Do... Neil Sedaka... 2:20... RCA Victor
15. You Don't Know Me... Ray Charles... 3:14... ABC Paramount (Diamond)
16. Softly As I Leave You... Matt Monro... 3:23... Liberty (Hart)
17. Might As Well Rain Til Sept... Carole King...2:19... Dimension (RecMerch)
18. Rinky Dink... Baby Cortez... Julia (Milton Phono)
19. Don't Ever Leave Me... Bob & Earl... 2:30... Tempe (Buckeye)
20. What's The Matter Baby... Timi Yuro...2:30... Liberty (Hart)
21. You Belong To Me... The Duprees... 2:39... Coed (RecMerch)
22. Alley Cat... Bent Fabric... 2:23... Atco (Merit)
23. Ahab the Arab... Ray Stevens... 2:47... Mercury
24. Bring It On Home to Me... Sam Cooke... 2:37.... RCA Victor
25. You Beat Me To The Punch.... Mary Wells... 2:46... Motown (Buckeye)
26. Lie To Me... Brook Benton...2:14... Mercury
27. Papa-Oom-Mow-Mow... The Rivingtons... 2:25... Liberty (Hart)
28. Things... Bobby Darin... 2:35.... Atco (Merit)
29. Wonderful One... The Shondells... 2:30... King
30. Point of No Return... Gene McDaniels... 2:10... Liberty (Hart)

KRLA Play List:

31. Devil Woman... Marty Robbins... 2:58... Columbia
32. Your Nose Is Gonna Grow... Johnny Crawford... 1:59... Del-Fi (Calif)
33. Make It Easy On Yourself... Jerry Butler... 2:30... Vee Jay (RecMerch)
34. Ramblin' Rose... Nat King Cole... Capitol
35. Sealed With A Kiss... Brian Hyland... 2:38... ABC Paramount (Diamond)
36. Come On Little Angel... The Belmonts... 2:58... Sabina (Buckeye)
37. Baby Elephant Walk... Lawrence Welk... 2:12... Dot
38. Send Me The Pillow You Dream On... Johnny Tillotson... 2:50.. Cadence (RecMerch)
39. Hully Gully... The Dovells... 2:31... Parkway (RecMerch)
40. Stop the Wedding... Etta James... 2:40... Argo (Calif)
41. I Left My Heart In San Francisco... Tony Bennett... 2:52... Columbia
42. Beachwood 4-5789... The Marvelettes... 2:07... Tamla (Buckeye)
43. Venus In Blue Jeans... Jimmy Clanton... Ace (RecMerch)
44. Born to Lose.. 3:15/Can't Stop Loving You..2:37..ABC Para (Diamond)
45. Taste of Honey... Eddie Cano... 2:47... Reprise (Record Sales)
46. Teen Age Idol... Rick Nelson... 2:25... Imperial (Record Sales)
47. Call Me Mr. In-Between... Burl Ives... 2:41... Decca
48. Heart In Hand... Brenda Lee.... 2:27... Decca
49. You'll Lose A Good Thing... Barbara Lynn... 2:25... Jamie (RecMerch)
50. I Remember You... Frank Ifield... Vee Jay.... (RecMerch)

(yes, they left Ray Charles' name off of #44, a record returning to the
chart)