Top Ten Charts 1961

 

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Top Ten Charts 1961

The top ten charts 1961 will provide, at a glance, the weekly rankings of the top ten songs for the year. Here is a brief time capsule snapshot of the news events for the year of 1961:

  • John F. Kennedy creates the Peace Corps which stirs thousands of college students to join.
  • In International news, the CIA-backed invasion of the Bay of Pigs is a disastrous failure. East Berlin erects the Berlin Wall. The U.S. sends its first military companies to South Vietnam. The U.S. breaks diplomatic relations with Cuba. OPEC is formally constituted.
  • The biggest fad of the year is the Yo-yo.
  • In sports, Roger Maris breaks Babe Ruth’s homerun record of 60 by hitting 61. The Green Bay Packers defeat the New York Giants in the NFL Title game.
  • In television, TV Westerns are the top three programs with Wagon Train, Bonanza and Gunsmoke in that order.
  • In music, “Tossin’ And Turnin’” by Bobby Lewis becomes the record of the year. The song “Moon River” wins the Oscar for Best Song. The year of 1961 had 21 #1 songs and 680 charted singles on the Hot 100.

The top ten charts for 1961 will have a week by week summary of the 10 most popular songs on the Hot 100 chart. The chart will have the following information:

  • Date of chart
  • Last Week (last week’s ranking)
  • This Week (current ranking)
  • Title
  • Artist
  • Number of weeks in the top-ten
  • Number of weeks at #1
JANUARY 9, 1961
LAST THIS
WEEK WEEK TITLE ARTIST T10 #1
2 1 Wonderland By Night (I) Bert Kaempfert 5 1
1 2 Are You Lonesome Tonight Elvis Presley 8 6
4 3 Exodus (I) Ferrante & Teicher 5
3 4 Last Date (I) Floyd Cramer 9
14 5 (Will You Love Me) Tomorrow Shirelles 1
11 6 Rubber Ball Bobby Vee 1
9 7 Angel Baby Rosie & The Originals 2
6 8 North To Alaska Johnny Horton 7
10 9 Corinna, Corinna Ray Peterson 3
8 10 You’re Sixteen Johnny Burnnette 4
JANUARY 16, 1961
LAST THIS
WEEK WEEK TITLE ARTIST T10 #1
1 1 Wonderland By Night (I) Bert Kaempfert 6 2
2 2 Are You Lonesome Tonight Elvis Presley 9 6
3 3 Exodus (I) Ferrante & Teicher 6
5 4 (Will You Love Me) Tomorrow Shirelles 2
13 5 Calcutta (I) Lawrence Welk 1
7 6 Angel Baby Rosie & The Originals 3
6 7 Rubber Ball Bobby Vee 2
4 8 Last Date (I) Floyd Cramer 10
9 9 Corinna, Corinna Ray Peterson 4
8 10 North To Alaska Johnny Horton 8
JANUARY 23, 1961
LAST THIS
WEEK WEEK TITLE ARTIST T10 #1
1 1 Wonderland By Night (I) Bert Kaempfert 7 3
3 2 Exodus (I) Ferrante & Teicher 7
5 3 Calcutta (I) Lawrence Welk 2
4 4 (Will You Love Me) Tomorrow Shirelles 3
6 5 Angel Baby Rosie & The Originals 4
2 6 Are You Lonesome Tonight Elvis Presley 10 6
12 7 Shop Around Miracles 1
14 8 Calendar Girl Neil Sedaka 1
7 9 Rubber Ball Bobby Vee 3
9 10 Corinna, Corinna Ray Peterson 5
JANUARY 30, 1961
LAST THIS
WEEK WEEK TITLE ARTIST T10 #1
4 1 (Will You Love Me) Tomorrow Shirelles 4 1
3 2 Calcutta (I) Lawrence Welk 3
2 3 Exodus (I) Ferrante & Teicher 8
1 4 Wonderland By Night (I) Bert Kaempfert 8 3
7 5 Shop Around Miracles 2
5 6 Angel Baby Rosie & The Originals 5
8 7 Calendar Girl Neil Sedaka 2
13 8 Emotions Brenda Lee 1
9 9 Rubber Ball Bobby Vee 4
6 10 Are You Lonesome Tonight Elvis Presley 11 6
FEBRUARY 6, 1961
LAST THIS
WEEK WEEK TITLE ARTIST T10 #1
1 1 (Will You Love Me) Tomorrow Shirelles 5 2
2 2 Calcutta (I) Lawrence Welk 4
3 3 Exodus (I) Ferrante & Teicher 9
5 4 Shop Around Miracles 3
7 5 Calendar Girl Neil Sedaka 3
4 6 Wonderland By Night (I) Bert Kaempfert 9 3
6 7 Angel Baby Rosie & The Originals 6
8 8 Emotions Brenda Lee 2
15 9 My Empty Arms Jackie Wilson 1
9 10 Rubber Ball Bobby Vee 5
FEBRUARY 13, 1961
LAST THIS
WEEK WEEK TITLE ARTIST T10 #1
2 1 Calcutta (I) Lawrence Welk 5 1
1 2 (Will You Love Me) Tomorrow Shirelles 6 2
4 3 Shop Around Miracles 4
5 4 Calendar Girl Neil Sedaka 4
3 5 Exodus (I) Ferrante & Teicher 10
7 6 Angel Baby Rosie & The Originals 7
8 7 Emotions Brenda Lee 3
6 8 Wonderland By Night (I) Bert Kaempfert 10 3
15 9 Pony Time Chubby Checker 1
16 10 There’s A Moon Out Tonight Capris 1
FEBRUARY 20, 1961
LAST THIS
WEEK WEEK TITLE ARTIST T10 #1
1 1 Calcutta (I) Lawrence Welk 6 2
3 2 Shop Around Miracles 5
2 3 (Will You Love Me) Tomorrow Shirelles 7 2
9 4 Pony Time Chubby Checker 2
10 5 There’s A Moon Out Tonight Capris 2
4 6 Calendar Girl Neil Sedaka 5
7 7 Emotions Brenda Lee 4
5 8 Exodus (I) Ferrante & Teicher 11
13 9 Dedicated To The One I Love Shirelles 1
15 10 Wheels (I) String-A-Longs 1
FEBRUARY 27, 1961
LAST THIS
WEEK WEEK TITLE ARTIST T10 #1
4 1 Pony Time Chubby Checker 3 1
1 2 Calcutta (I) Lawrence Welk 7 2
5 3 There’s A Moon Out Tonight Capris 3
24 4 Surrender Elvis Presley 1
15 5 Don’t Worry Marty Robbins 1
9 6 Dedicated To The One I Love Shirelles 2
11 7 Where The Boys Are Connie Francis 1
2 8 Shop Around Miracles 6
18 9 Ebony Eyes Everly Brothers 1
10 10 Wheels (I) String-A-Longs 2
MARCH 6, 1961
LAST THIS
WEEK WEEK TITLE ARTIST T10 #1
1 1 Pony Time Chubby Checker 4 2
4 2 Surrender Elvis Presley 2
10 3 Wheels (I) String-A-Longs 3
5 4 Don’t Worry Marty Robbins 2
7 5 Where The Boys Are Connie Francis 2
2 6 Calcutta (I) Lawrence Welk 8 2
12 7 Baby Sittin’ Boogie Buzz Clifford 1
6 8 Dedicated To The One I Love Shirelles 3
3 9 There’s A Moon Out Tonight Capris 4
9 10 Ebony Eyes Everly Brothers 2
MARCH 13, 1961
LAST THIS
WEEK WEEK TITLE ARTIST T10 #1
1 1 Pony Time Chubby Checker 5 3
2 2 Surrender Elvis Presley 3
3 3 Wheels (I) String-A-Longs 4
4 4 Don’t Worry Marty Robbins 3
5 5 Where The Boys Are Connie Francis 3
7 6 Baby Sittin’ Boogie Buzz Clifford 2
8 7 Dedicated To The One I Love Shirelles 4
6 8 Calcutta (I) Lawrence Welk 9 2
10 9 Ebony Eyes Everly Brothers 3
13 10 Spanish Harlem Ben E. King 1
MARCH 20, 1961
LAST THIS
WEEK WEEK TITLE ARTIST T10 #1
2 1 Surrender Elvis Presley 4 1
1 2 Pony Time Chubby Checker 6 3
4 3 Don’t Worry Marty Robbins 4
5 4 Where The Boys Are Connie Francis 4
7 5 Dedicated To The One I Love Shirelles 5
11 6 Apache (I) Jorgen ingmann 1
3 7 Wheels (I) String-A-Longs 5
9 8 Ebony Eyes Everly Brothers 4
13 9 Walk Right Back Everly Brothers 1
6 10 Baby Sittin’ Boogie Buzz Clifford 3
MARCH 27, 1961
LAST THIS
WEEK WEEK TITLE ARTIST T10 #1
1 1 Surrender Elvis Presley 5 2
2 2 Pony Time Chubby Checker 7 3
5 3 Dedicated To The One I Love Shirelles 6
6 4 Apache (I) Jorgen ingmann 2
3 5 Don’t Worry Marty Robbins 5
21 6 Blue Moon Marcels 1
9 7 Walk Right Back Everly Brothers 2
7 8 Wheels String-A-Longs 6
4 9 Where The Boys Are Connie Francis 5
12 10 Gee Whiz Carla Thomas 1
APRIL 3, 1961
LAST THIS
WEEK WEEK TITLE ARTIST T10 #1
6 1 Blue Moon Marcels 2 1
4 2 Apache (I) Jorgen ingmann 3
1 3 Surrender Elvis Presley 6 2
2 4 Pony Time Chubby Checker 8 3
3 5 Dedicated To The One I Love Shirelles 7
5 6 Don’t Worry Marty Robbins 6
11 7 On The Rebound (I) Floyd Cramer 1
7 8 Walk Right Back Everly Brothers 3
21 9 Runaway Del Shannon 1
17 10 But I Do Clarence Henry 1
APRIL 10, 1961
LAST THIS
WEEK WEEK TITLE ARTIST T10 #1
1 1 Blue Moon Marcels 3 2
2 2 Apache (I) Jorgen ingmann 4
5 3 Dedicated To The One I Love Shirelles 8
9 4 Runaway Del Shannon 2
7 5 On The Rebound (I) Floyd Cramer 2
10 6 But I Do Clarence Henry 2
3 7 Surrender Elvis Presley 7 2
6 8 Don’t Worry Marty Robbins 6
23 9 Mother In-Law Ernie K. Doe 1
8 10 Walk Right Back Everly Brothers 4
APRIL 17, 1961
LAST THIS
WEEK WEEK TITLE ARTIST T10 #1
1 1 Blue Moon Marcels 4 3
4 2 Runaway Del Shannon 3
9 3 Mother In-Law Ernie K. Doe 2
5 4 On The Rebound (I) Floyd Cramer 3
6 5 But I Do Clarence Henry 3
2 6 Apache (I) Jorgen ingmann 5
3 7 Dedicated To The One I Love Shirelles 9
12 8 Asia Minor (I) Kokomo 1
20 9 One Hundred Pounds Of Clay Gene McDanels 1
7 10 Surrender Elvis Presley 8 2
APRIL 24, 1961
LAST THIS
WEEK WEEK TITLE ARTIST T10 #1
2 1 Runaway Del Shannon 4 1
1 2 Blue Moon Marcels 5 3
3 3 Mother In-Law Ernie K. Doe 3
5 4 But I Do Clarence Henry 4
4 5 On The Rebound (I) Floyd Cramer 4
9 6 One Hundred Pounds Of Clay Gene McDanels 2
18 7 I’ve Told Every Little Star Linda Scott 1
16 8 You Can Depend On Me Brenda Lee 1
11 9 Take Good Care Of Her Adam Wade 1
14 10 One Mint Julep (I) Ray Charles 1
MAY 1, 1961
LAST THIS
WEEK WEEK TITLE ARTIST T10 #1
1 1 Runaway Del Shannon 5 2
3 2 Mother In-Law Ernie K. Doe 4
7 3 I’ve Told Every Little Star Linda Scott 2
6 4 One Hundred Pounds Of Clay Gene McDanels 3
2 5 Blue Moon Marcels 6 3
4 6 But I Do Clarence Henry 5
9 7 Take Good Care Of Her Adam Wade 2
10 8 One Mint Julep (I) Ray Charles 2
8 9 You Can Depend On Me Brenda Lee 2
5 10 On The Rebound (I) Floyd Cramer 5
MAY 8, 1961
LAST THIS
WEEK WEEK TITLE ARTIST T10 #1
1 1 Runaway Del Shannon 6 3
2 2 Mother In-Law Ernie K. Doe 5
4 3 One Hundred Pounds Of Clay Gene McDanels 4
3 4 I’ve Told Every Little Star Linda Scott 3
5 5 Blue Moon Marcels 7 3
9 6 You Can Depend On Me Brenda Lee 3
7 7 Take Good Care Of Her Adam Wade 3
8 8 One Mint Julep (I) Ray Charles 3
11 9 Portrait Of My Love Steve Lawrence 1
10 10 On The Rebound (I) Floyd Cramer 6
MAY 15, 1961
LAST THIS
WEEK WEEK TITLE ARTIST T10 #1
1 1 Runaway Del Shannon 7 4
2 2 Mother In-Law Ernie K. Doe 6
3 3 One Hundred Pounds Of Clay Gene McDanels 5
4 4 I’ve Told Every Little Star Linda Scott 4
12 5 Daddy’s Home Shep & The Limelites 1
6 6 You Can Depend On Me Brenda Lee 4
5 7 Blue Moon Marcels 8 3
18 8 Travelin Man Ricky Nelson 1
14 9 Mama Said Shirelles 1
7 10 Take Good Care Of Her Adam Wade 4
MAY 22, 1961
LAST THIS
WEEK WEEK TITLE ARTIST T10 #1
2 1 Mother In-Law Ernie K. Doe 7 1
1 2 Runaway Del Shannon 8 4
5 3 Daddy’s Home Shep & The Limelites 2
3 4 One Hundred Pounds Of Clay Gene McDanels 6
8 5 Travelin Man Ricky Nelson 2
9 6 Mama Said Shirelles 2
16 7 Running Scared Roy Orbison 1
11 8 Breakin’ In A Brand New Broken Heart Connie Francis 1
15 9 Hello Mary Lou Ricky Nelson 1
4 10 I’ve Told Every Little Star Linda Scott 5
MAY 29, 1961
LAST THIS
WEEK WEEK TITLE ARTIST T10 #1
5 1 Travelin Man Ricky Nelson 3 1
3 2 Daddy’s Home Shep & The Limelites 3
7 3 Running Scared Roy Orbison 2
6 4 Mama Said Shirelles 3
1 5 Mother In-Law Ernie K. Doe 8 1
2 6 Runaway Del Shannon 9 4
8 7 Breakin’ In A Brand New Broken Heart Connie Francis 2
4 8 One Hundred Pounds Of Clay Gene McDanels 7
17 9 I Feel So Bad Elvis Presley 1
16 10 Tragedy Fleetwoods 1
JUNE 5, 1961
LAST THIS
WEEK WEEK TITLE ARTIST T10 #1
3 1 Running Scared Roy Orbison 3 1
1 2 Travelin Man Ricky Nelson 4 1
2 3 Daddy’s Home Shep & The Limelites 4
4 4 Mama Said Shirelles 4
9 5 I Feel So Bad Elvis Presley 2
13 6 Stand By Me Ben E. King 1
14 7 Moody River Pat Boone 1
8 8 One Hundred Pounds Of Clay Gene McDanels 8
15 9 Raindrops Dee Clark 1
7 10 Breakin’ In A Brand New Broken Heart Connie Francis 3
JUNE 12, 1961
LAST THIS
WEEK WEEK TITLE ARTIST T10 #1
2 1 Travelin Man Ricky Nelson 5 2
7 2 Moody River Pat Boone 2
1 3 Running Scared Roy Orbison 4 1
6 4 Stand By Me Ben E. King 2
9 5 Raindrops Dee Clark 2
18 6 The Writing On The Wall Adam Wade 1
5 7 I Feel So Bad Elvis Presley 3
21 8 Every Beat Of My Heart Pips 1
33 9 Quarter To Three Gary U.S. Bonds 1
26 10 Boll Weevil Song Brook Benton 1
JUNE 19, 1961
LAST THIS
WEEK WEEK TITLE ARTIST T10 #1
2 1 Moody River Pat Boone 3 1
1 2 Travelin Man Ricky Nelson 6 2
9 3 Quarter To Three Gary U.S. Bonds 2
4 4 Stand By Me Ben E. King 3
5 5 Raindrops Dee Clark 3
6 6 The Writing On The Wall Adam Wade 2
17 7 Tossin’ And Turnin’ Bobby Lewis 1
8 8 Every Beat Of My Heart Pips 2
10 9 Boll Weevil Song Brook Benton 2
11 10 Those Oldies But Goodies Little Cesear & The Romans 1
JUNE 26, 1961
LAST THIS
WEEK WEEK TITLE ARTIST T10 #1
3 1 Quarter To Three Gary U.S. Bonds 3 1
5 2 Raindrops Dee Clark 4
1 3 Moody River Pat Boone 4 1
7 4 Tossin’ And Turnin’ Bobby Lewis 2
2 5 Travelin Man Ricky Nelson 7 2
6 6 The Writing On The Wall Adam Wade 3
9 7 Boll Weevil Song Brook Benton 3
8 8 Every Beat Of My Heart Pips 3
10 9 Those Oldies But Goodies Little Cesear & The Romans 2
4 10 Stand By Me Ben E. King 4
JULY 3, 1961
LAST THIS
WEEK WEEK TITLE ARTIST T10 #1
1 1 Quarter To Three Gary U.S. Bonds 4 2
4 2 Tossin’ And Turnin’ Bobby Lewis 3
7 3 Boll Weevil Song Brook Benton 4
2 4 Raindrops Dee Clark 5
6 5 The Writing On The Wall Adam Wade 4
3 6 Moody River Pat Boone 5 1
5 7 Travelin Man Ricky Nelson 8 2
8 8 Every Beat Of My Heart Pips 4
9 9 Those Oldies But Goodies Little Cesear & The Romans 3
11 10 Yellow Bird (I) Arthur Lyman 1
JULY 10, 1961
LAST THIS
WEEK WEEK TITLE ARTIST T10 #1
2 1 Tossin’ And Turnin’ Bobby Lewis 4 1
3 2 Boll Weevil Song Brook Benton 5
1 3 Quarter To Three Gary U.S. Bonds 5 2
4 4 Raindrops Dee Clark 6
5 5 The Writing On The Wall Adam Wade 5
8 6 Every Beat Of My Heart Pips 5
6 7 Moody River Pat Boone 6 1
10 8 Yellow Bird (I) Arthur Lyman 2
13 9 Hats Off To Larry Del Shannon 1
12 10 Dance On Little Girl Paul Anka 1
JULY 17, 1961
LAST THIS
WEEK WEEK TITLE ARTIST T10 #1
1 1 Tossin’ And Turnin’ Bobby Lewis 5 2
2 2 Boll Weevil Song Brook Benton 6
3 3 Quarter To Three Gary U.S. Bonds 6 2
4 4 Raindrops Dee Clark 7
8 5 Yellow Bird (I) Arthur Lyman 3
9 6 Hats Off To Larry Del Shannon 2
6 7 Every Beat Of My Heart Pips 6
11 8 San Antiono Rose (I) Floyd Cramer 1
14 9 I Like It Like That Chris Kenner 1
13 10 Dum Dum Brenda Lee 1
JULY 24, 1961
LAST THIS
WEEK WEEK TITLE ARTIST T10 #1
1 1 Tossin’ And Turnin’ Bobby Lewis 6 3
2 2 Boll Weevil Song Brook Benton 7
3 3 Quarter To Three Gary U.S. Bonds 7 2
5 4 Yellow Bird (I) Arthur Lyman 4
9 5 I Like It Like That Chris Kenner 2
6 6 Hats Off To Larry Del Shannon 3
4 7 Raindrops Dee Clark 8
10 8 Dum Dum Brenda Lee 2
14 9 Together Connie Francis 1
15 10 Let’s Twist Again Chubby Checker 1
JULY 31, 1961
LAST THIS
WEEK WEEK TITLE ARTIST T10 #1
1 1 Tossin’ And Turnin’ Bobby Lewis 7 4
5 2 I Like It Like That Chris Kenner 3
2 3 Boll Weevil Song Brook Benton 8
8 4 Dum Dum Brenda Lee 2
6 5 Hats Off To Larry Del Shannon 4
3 6 Quarter To Three Gary U.S. Bonds 8 2
12 7 Last Night (I) Mar-Keys 1
9 8 Together Connie Francis 2
10 9 Let’s Twist Again Chubby Checker 2
4 10 Yellow Bird (I) Arthur Lyman 5
AUGUST 7, 1961
LAST THIS
WEEK WEEK TITLE ARTIST T10 #1
1 1 Tossin’ And Turnin’ Bobby Lewis 8 5
2 2 I Like It Like That Chris Kenner 4
7 3 Last Night (I) Mar-Keys 2
4 4 Dum Dum Brenda Lee 4
5 5 Hats Off To Larry Del Shannon 5
8 6 Together Connie Francis 3
16 7 Pretty Little Angel Eyes Curtis Lee 1
9 8 Let’s Twist Again Chubby Checker 3
13 9 Wooden Heart Joe Dowell 1
23 10 Michael Highwaymen 1
AUGUST 14, 1961
LAST THIS
WEEK WEEK TITLE ARTIST T10 #1
1 1 Tossin’ And Turnin’ Bobby Lewis 9 6
2 2 I Like It Like That Chris Kenner 5
3 3 Last Night (I) Mar-Keys 3
4 4 Dum Dum Brenda Lee 5
9 5 Wooden Heart Joe Dowell 2
10 6 Michael Highwaymen 2
7 7 Pretty Little Angel Eyes Curtis Lee 2
8 8 Let’s Twist Again Chubby Checker 4
6 9 Together Connie Francis 4
16 10 School Is Out Gary U.S. Bonds 1
AUGUST 21, 1961
LAST THIS
WEEK WEEK TITLE ARTIST T10 #1
1 1 Tossin’ And Turnin’ Bobby Lewis 10 7
5 2 Wooden Heart Joe Dowell 3
6 3 Michael Highwaymen 3
3 4 Last Night (I) Mar-Keys 4
2 5 I Like It Like That Chris Kenner 6
11 6 You Don’t Know What You’ve Got Ral Donner 1
7 7 Pretty Little Angel Eyes Curtis Lee 3
4 8 Dum Dum Brenda Lee 6
8 9 Let’s Twist Again Chubby Checker 5
10 10 School Is Out Gary U.S. Bonds 2
AUGUST 28, 1961
LAST THIS
WEEK WEEK TITLE ARTIST T10 #1
2 1 Wooden Heart Joe Dowell 4 1
1 2 Tossin’ And Turnin’ Bobby Lewis 11 7
3 3 Michael Highwaymen 4
4 4 Last Night (I) Mar-Keys 5
6 5 You Don’t Know What You’ve Got Ral Donner 2
5 6 I Like It Like That Chris Kenner 7
10 7 School Is Out Gary U.S. Bonds 3
7 8 Pretty Little Angel Eyes Curtis Lee 4
11 9 Don’t Bet Money Honey Linda Scott 1
12 10 Hurt Tami Yuro 1
SEPTEMBER 4, 1961
LAST THIS
WEEK WEEK TITLE ARTIST T10 #1
3 1 Michael Highwaymen 5 1
1 2 Wooden Heart Joe Dowell 5 1
2 3 Tossin’ And Turnin’ Bobby Lewis 12 7
5 4 You Don’t Know What You’ve Got Ral Donner 3
7 5 School Is Out Gary U.S. Bonds 4
23 6 Take Good Care Of My Baby Bobby Vee 1
13 7 My True Story Jive Five 1
10 8 Hurt Tami Yuro 2
9 9 Don’t Bet Money Honey Linda Scott 2
11 10 As If I Didn’t Know Adam Wade 1
SEPTEMBER 11, 1961
LAST THIS
WEEK WEEK TITLE ARTIST T10 #1
1 1 Michael Highwaymen 6 2
6 2 Take Good Care Of My Baby Bobby Vee 2
7 3 My True Story Jive Five 2
8 4 Hurt Tami Yuro 3
4 5 You Don’t Know What You’ve Got Ral Donner 4
2 6 Wooden Heart Joe Dowell 6 1
11 7 Does Your Chewing Gum Loose It Flavor Lonnie Donegan 1
14 8 Who Put The Bomp Barry Mann 1
15 9 Little Sister Elvis Presley 1
10 10 As If I Didn’t Know Adam Wade 2
SEPTEMBER 18, 1961
LAST THIS
WEEK WEEK TITLE ARTIST T10 #1
2 1 Take Good Care Of My Baby Bobby Vee 3 1
1 2 Michael Highwaymen 7 2
3 3 My True Story Jive Five 3
22 4 (Marie’s The Name) His Latest Flame Elvis Presley 1
11 5 Crying’ Roy Orbison 1
7 6 Does Your Chewing Gum Loose It Flavor Lonnie Donegan 2
14 7 Without You Johnny Tillotson 1
6 8 Wooden Heart Joe Dowell 7 1
29 9 One Track Mind Bobby Lewis 1
13 10 When We Get Married Dreamlovers 1
SEPTEMBER 25, 1961
LAST THIS
WEEK WEEK TITLE ARTIST T10 #1
1 1 Take Good Care Of My Baby Bobby Vee 4 2
15 2 The Mountain’s High Dick & Dee Dee 1
2 3 Michael Highwaymen 8 2
5 4 Crying’ Roy Orbison 2
6 5 Does Your Chewing Gum Loose It Flavor Lonnie Donegan 3
13 6 Little Sister Elvis Presley 2
17 7 Who Put The Bomp Barry Mann 2
3 8 My True Story Jive Five 4
7 9 Without You Johnny Tillotson 2
4 10 (Marie’s The Name) His Latest Flame Elvis Presley 2
OCTOBER 2, 1961
LAST THIS
WEEK WEEK TITLE ARTIST T10 #1
1 1 Take Good Care Of My Baby Bobby Vee 5 3
2 2 The Mountain’s High Dick & Dee Dee 2
4 3 Crying’ Roy Orbison 3
13 4 Hit The Road Jack Ray Charles 1
6 5 Little Sister Elvis Presley 3
3 6 Michael Highwaymen 9 2
12 7 Mexico (I) Bob Moore 1
16 8 You Must Have Been A Beautiful Baby Bobby Darin 1
5 9 Does Your Chewing Gum Loose It Flavor Lonnie Donegan 4
14 10 Bristol Stomp Dovells 1
OCTOBER 9, 1961
LAST THIS
WEEK WEEK TITLE ARTIST T10 #1
4 1 Hit The Road Jack Ray Charles 2 1
3 2 Crying’ Roy Orbison 4
1 3 Take Good Care Of My Baby Bobby Vee 6 3
21 4 Runaround Sue Dion 1
10 5 Bristol Stomp Dovells 2
8 6 You Must Have Been A Beautiful Baby Bobby Darin 2
2 7 The Mountain’s High Dick & Dee Dee 3
5 8 Little Sister Elvis Presley 4
15 9 Let’s Get Together Hayley Mills 1
7 10 Mexico (I) Bob Moore 2
OCTOBER 16, 1961
LAST THIS
WEEK WEEK TITLE ARTIST T10 #1
1 1 Hit The Road Jack Ray Charles 3 2
4 2 Runaround Sue Dion 2
5 3 Bristol Stomp Dovells 3
2 4 Crying’ Roy Orbison 5
6 5 You Must Have Been A Beautiful Baby Bobby Darin 3
3 6 Take Good Care Of My Baby Bobby Vee 7 3
18 7 Sad Movies Sue Thompson 1
17 8 Big Bad John Jimmy Dean 1
10 9 Mexico (I) Bob Moore 3
14 10 Ya Ya Lee Dorsey 1
OCTOBER 23, 1961
LAST THIS
WEEK WEEK TITLE ARTIST T10 #1
2 1 Runaround Sue Dion 3 1
3 2 Bristol Stomp Dovells 4
8 3 Big Bad John Jimmy Dean 2
1 4 Hit The Road Jack Ray Charles 4 2
7 5 Sad Movies Sue Thompson 2
11 6 This Time Troy Shondell 1
12 7 I Love How You Love Me Paris Sisters 1
13 8 Let’s Get Together Hayley Mills 2
10 9 Ya Ya Lee Dorsey 2
14 10 The Fly Chubby Checker 1
OCTOBER 30, 1961
LAST THIS
WEEK WEEK TITLE ARTIST T10 #1
1 1 Runaround Sue Dion 3 2
2 2 Bristol Stomp Dovells 5
3 3 Big Bad John Jimmy Dean 3
4 4 Hit The Road Jack Ray Charles 5 2
7 5 I Love How You Love Me Paris Sisters 2
5 6 Sad Movies Sue Thompson 3
9 7 Ya Ya Lee Dorsey 3
8 8 Let’s Get Together Hayley Mills 3
10 9 The Fly Chubby Checker 2
6 10 This Time Troy Shondell 2
NOVEMBER 6, 1961
LAST THIS
WEEK WEEK TITLE ARTIST T10 #1
3 1 Big Bad John Jimmy Dean 4 1
1 2 Runaround Sue Dion 4 2
2 3 Bristol Stomp Dovells 6
4 4 Hit The Road Jack Ray Charles 6 2
17 5 Fool #1 Brenda Lee 1
6 6 Sad Movies Sue Thompson 4
10 7 This Time Troy Shondell 3
9 8 The Fly Chubby Checker 3
5 9 I Love How You Love Me Paris Sisters 3
11 10 Tower Of Strength Gene McDaniels 1
NOVEMBER 13, 1961
LAST THIS
WEEK WEEK TITLE ARTIST T10 #1
1 1 Big Bad John Jimmy Dean 5 2
2 2 Runaround Sue Dion 5 2
5 3 Fool #1 Brenda Lee 2
3 4 Bristol Stomp Dovells 7
10 5 Tower Of Strength Gene McDaniels 2
4 6 Hit The Road Jack Ray Charles 7 2
8 7 The Fly Chubby Checker 4
7 8 This Time Troy Shondell 4
17 9 Please Mr. Postman Marvelettes 1
6 10 Sad Movies Sue Thompson 5
NOVEMBER 20, 1961
LAST THIS
WEEK WEEK TITLE ARTIST T10 #1
1 1 Big Bad John Jimmy Dean 6 3
2 2 Runaround Sue Dion 6 2
3 3 Fool #1 Brenda Lee 3
12 4 Goodbye Cruel World James Darren 1
4 5 Bristol Stomp Dovells 8
5 6 Tower Of Strength Gene McDaniels 3
6 7 Hit The Road Jack Ray Charles 8 2
9 8 Please Mr. Postman Marvelettes 2
8 9 This Time Troy Shondell 5
7 10 The Fly Chubby Checker 5
NOVEMBER 27, 1961
LAST THIS
WEEK WEEK TITLE ARTIST T10 #1
1 1 Big Bad John Jimmy Dean 7 4
2 2 Runaround Sue Dion 7 2
8 3 Please Mr. Postman Marvelettes 3
4 4 Goodbye Cruel World James Darren 2
3 5 Fool #1 Brenda Lee 4
5 6 Bristol Stomp Dovells 9
19 7 Heartaches Marcels 1
6 8 Tower Of Strength Gene McDaniels 4
15 9 Crazy Patsy Cline 1
9 10 This Time Troy Shondell 6
DECEMBER 4, 1961
LAST THIS
WEEK WEEK TITLE ARTIST T10 #1
1 1 Big Bad John Jimmy Dean 8 5
3 2 Please Mr. Postman Marvelettes 4
4 3 Goodbye Cruel World James Darren 3
2 4 Runaround Sue Dion 8 2
5 5 Fool #1 Brenda Lee 5
16 6 The Twist Chubby Checker 1
12 7 Walk On By Leroy Van Dyke 1
8 8 Tower Of Strength Gene McDaniels 5
14 9 I Understand G-Cleffs 1
9 10 Crazy Patsy Cline 2
DECEMBER 11, 1961
LAST THIS
WEEK WEEK TITLE ARTIST T10 #1
2 1 Please Mr. Postman Marvelettes 5 1
1 2 Big Bad John Jimmy Dean 9 5
3 3 Goodbye Cruel World James Darren 4
6 4 The Twist Chubby Checker 2
7 5 Walk On By Leroy Van Dyke 2
17 6 The Lion Sleeps Tonight Tokens 1
11 7 Run To Him Bobby Vee 1
12 8 Tonight Ferrante & Teicher 1
16 9 Let There Be Drums (I) Sandy Nelson 1
21 10 Happy Birthday, Sweet Sixteen Neil Sedaka 1
DECEMBER 18, 1961
LAST THIS
WEEK WEEK TITLE ARTIST T10 #1
6 1 The Lion Sleeps Tonight Tokens 2 1
1 2 Please Mr. Postman Marvelettes 6 1
7 3 Run To Him Bobby Vee 2
4 4 The Twist Chubby Checker 3
5 5 Walk On By Leroy Van Dyke 3
3 6 Goodbye Cruel World James Darren 5
9 7 Let There Be Drums (I) Sandy Nelson 2
10 8 Happy Birthday, Sweet Sixteen Neil Sedaka 2
2 9 Big Bad John Jimmy Dean 10 5
15 10 Peppermint Twist Joey Dee & The Startliters 1
DECEMBER 25, 1961
LAST THIS
WEEK WEEK TITLE ARTIST T10 #1
1 1 The Lion Sleeps Tonight Tokens 3 2
3 2 Run To Him Bobby Vee 3
4 3 The Twist Chubby Checker 4
6 4 Goodbye Cruel World James Darren 6
5 5 Walk On By Leroy Van Dyke 4
10 6 Peppermint Twist Joey Dee & The Startliters 2
2 7 Please Mr. Postman Marvelettes 7 1
8 8 Happy Birthday, Sweet Sixteen Neil Sedaka 3
7 9 Let There Be Drums (I) Sandy Nelson 3
18 10 Can’t Help Falling In Love Elvis Presley 1

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