HomeRhythm and BluesThis Day in Music, 1962: Ray on Top Carl June 7, 2012 Rhythm and Blues Ray Charles’ I Can’t Stop Loving You was the top song on the charts during this day in 1962. It held the spot for five weeks, from May 27 to June 30.. Other notable songs that year were The Lion Sleeps Tonight, The Twist, Peppermint Twist (Part 1), Duke Of Earl, Soldier Boy, Roses Are Red (My Love), Breaking Up Is Hard To Do, The Loco-Motion, Sherry, Monster Mash, He’s A Rebel and Big Girls Don’t Cry. Check here for the artists and how long each song held the top spot. Two of the songs also held the top spot for five weeks. Can you name them?