United Kingdom in the Eurovision Song Contest 1962

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Eurovision Song Contest 1962
Country United Kingdom
National selection
Selection processA Song for Europe 1962
Selection date(s)11 February 1962
Selected entrantRonnie Carroll
Selected song"Ring-a-Ding Girl"
Selected songwriter(s)
  • Syd Cordell
  • Stan Butcher
Finals performance
Final result4th, 10 points
United Kingdom in the Eurovision Song Contest
◄1961 1962 1963►

The United Kingdom held a national preselection to choose the song that would go to the Eurovision Song Contest 1962. It was held on 11 February 1962 and presented by David Jacobs.

"Ring-a-Ding Girl" won the national, performed by Ronnie Carroll went on to come 4th in the contest.

Before Eurovision[edit]

A Song for Europe 1962[edit]

Draw Artist(s) Song Place Points
1 Robb Storme "Pretty Hair and Angel Eyes" 5 12
2 The Brook Brothers "Tell Tale" 8 7
3 Jackie Lee "There's No-One in the Whole Wide World" 9 3
4 Johnny Angel "Look, Look, Little Angel" 6 11
5 Karl Denver "Never Goodbye" 4 15
6 Doug Sheldon "My Kingdom for a Girl" 10 2
7 Ronnie Carroll "Ring-a-Ding Girl" 1 59
8 Brad Newman "Get a Move On" 12 1
9 Rikki Price "You're for Real" 10 2
10 Frank Ifield "Alone Too Long" 2 26
11 Donna Douglas "The Message in a Bottle" 3 19
12 Kenny Lynch "There's Never Been a Girl" 6 11

At Eurovision[edit]

"Ring-a-Ding Girl" won the national and went on to come equal 4th in the contest, with the orchestra conducted by Wally Stott, who in 1972, transitioned to become Angela Morley.



  1. ^ a b "Results of the Final of Luxembourg 1962". Eurovision Song Contest. Archived from the original on 30 March 2021. Retrieved 30 March 2021.