1961

1/9/1961 3 String-A-Longs, The Wheels 1:53 Warwick 603
1/9/1961 6 Buzz Clifford Baby Sittin’ Boogie 2:01 Columbia 4-41876
1/9/1961 9 Jackie Wilson My Empty Arms 2:48 Brunswick 9-55201
1/9/1961 25 Johnny Tillotson Jimmy’s Girl 2:39 Cadence 1391
1/9/1961 30 Platters, The If I Didn’t Care 3:10 Mercury 71749
1/9/1961 30 Ramrods (Ghost) Riders In The Sky 2:34 Amy 813
1/9/1961 35 H. B. Barnum Lost Love 2:20 Eldo 111
1/9/1961 50 Jimmy Clanton What Am I Gonna Do 2:12 Ace 607
1/9/1961 54 Freddy Cannon Muskrat Ramble 2:27 Swan 4066
1/9/1961 72 Ronnie Love and His Orchestra Chills And Fever 2:27 Dot 45-16144
1/9/1961 84 Ronnie Savoy And the Heavens Cried 2:44 MGM 12950
1/9/1961 89 Jack Scott Is There Something On Your Mind 2:40 Top Rank 2093
1/9/1961 93 Freddy King You’ve Got To Love Her With A Feeling 3:12 Federal 45-12384
1/16/1961 4 Connie Francis Where The Boys Are 2:37 MGM 12971
1/16/1961 16 Paul Anka The Story Of My Love 2:26 ABC-Paramount 45-10168
1/16/1961 34 Connie Francis No One 2:45 MGM 12971
1/16/1961 47 Etta James At Last 3:00 Argo 5380
1/16/1961 58 Ray Charles and his Orchestra Them That Got 2:47 ABC-Paramount 45-10141
1/16/1961 65 Etta Jones When I Fall In Love 2:49 King 45-5424
1/16/1961 77 Titus Turner Sound-Off 2:02 Jamie 1174
1/16/1961 82 Royaltones, The Flamingo Express 1:58 Goldisc 3011
1/16/1961 86 Maurice Williams & The Zodiacs I Remember 2:05 Herald 556
1/16/1961 91 Van Dykes Gift Of Love 2:25 Donna 1333
1/23/1961 1 Chubby Checker Pony Time 2:27 Parkway 818
1/23/1961 2 Jorgen Ingmann and His Guitar Apache 3:00 Atco 45-6184
1/23/1961 3 Shirelles, The Dedicated To The One I Love 2:03 Scepter 1203
1/23/1961 11 Bobby Rydell Good Time Baby 2:09 Cameo 186
1/23/1961 22 Fats Domino What A Price 2:20 Imperial 5723
1/23/1961 29 Ventures, The Ram-Bunk-Shush 1:42 Dolton 32
1/23/1961 33 Fats Domino Ain’t That Just Like A Woman 2:20 Imperial 5723
1/23/1961 38 Paul Dino Ginnie Bell 2:11 Promo 2180
1/23/1961 44 Jackie Wilson The Tear Of The Year 2:35 Brunswick 9-55201
1/23/1961 60 Goodtimers, The Pony Time 2:19 Arnold 1002
1/23/1961 60 Little Willie John Leave My Kitten Alone 2:32 King 45-5452 A
1/23/1961 64 Pat Boone The Exodus Song 3:09 Dot 45-16176
1/23/1961 81 5 Royales, The Dedicated To The One I Love 2:50 King 5453
1/23/1961 84 Sevilles, The Charlena 2:48 J.C. 116
1/23/1961 92 Nina Simone Trouble In Mind 2:05 Colpix 175
1/23/1961 95 Mello-Kings Tonite, Tonite 2:30 Herald 502
1/23/1961 99 Five Satins, The In The Still Of The Night “I’ll Remember” 3:03 Ember 1005
1/30/1961 3 Marty Robbins Don’t Worry 3:08 Columbia 4-41922
1/30/1961 8 Everly Brothers, The Ebony Eyes 3:04 Warner Bros. 5199
1/30/1961 10 Carla Thomas Gee Whiz (Look At His Eyes) 2:15 Atlantic 45-2086
1/30/1961 12 Roy Hamilton You Can Have Her 2:43 Epic 5-9434
1/30/1961 33 Brenda Lee I’m Learning About Love 2:40 Decca 9-31195
1/30/1961 37 Coasters, The Wait A Minute 2:39 Atco 45-6186
1/30/1961 39 Gene Pitney (I Wanna) Love My Life Away 1:53 Musicor 1002
1/30/1961 45 Mary Wells Bye Bye Baby 2:52 Motown 1003
1/30/1961 57 Bill Doggett Honky Tonk (Part 2) 2:33 King 45-5444
1/30/1961 68 Jimmy Reed Close Together 2:39 Vee-Jay 373
1/30/1961 73 Johnny Preston Leave My Kitten Alone 2:27 Mercury 71761
           
2/6/1961 7 Everly Brothers, The Walk Right Back 2:18 Warner Bros. 5199
2/6/1961 14 Bobby Darin Lazy River 2:30 Atco 45-6188
2/6/1961 17 Johnny Burnette Little Boy Sad 2:01 Liberty 55298
2/6/1961 20 Johnny Maestro Model Girl 2:14 Coed 545
2/6/1961 26 Rochell and the Candles with Johnny Wyatt Once Upon A Time 2:50 Swingin’ 45-623
2/6/1961 28 Billy Vaughn and His Orchestra Wheels 2:03 Dot 45-16174
2/6/1961 28 Brook Benton For My Baby 2:36 Mercury 71774
2/6/1961 34 Dee Clark Your Friends 2:09 Vee-Jay 372
2/6/1961 42 Dion Havin’ Fun 2:16 Laurie 3081
2/6/1961 67 Della Reese The Most Beautiful Words 2:37 RCA Victor 47-7833
2/6/1961 73 Bert Kaempfert and His Orchestra Cerveza 2:27 Decca 30866
2/6/1961 75 Damita Jo Featuring Mike Stewart Singers Keep Your Hands Off Of Him 2:30 Mercury 71760
2/6/1961 92 Debbie Dean Don’t Let Him Shop Around 2:45 Motown 1007
2/6/1961 94 Lolita Cowboy Jimmy Joe (Die Sterne Der Prarie) 2:26 Kapp 370
2/6/1961 96 Four Preps, The Calcutta 2:07 Capitol 4508
2/13/1961 11 Brook Benton Think Twice 2:30 Mercury 71774
2/13/1961 33 Bobby Vee Stayin’ In 2:03 Liberty 55296
2/13/1961 54 Bobby Rydell Cherie 2:14 Cameo 186
2/13/1961 60 Cambridge Strings and Singers, The Theme From Tunes Of Glory 2:18 London 45-1960
2/13/1961 81 LaVern Baker & Jimmy Ricks You’re The Boss 2:19 Atlantic 45-2090
2/13/1961 85 Anita Bryant A Texan And A Girl From Mexico 2:40 Carlton 538
2/13/1961 100 Don Gibson What About Me 2:09 RCA Victor 47-7841
2/20/1961 1 Elvis Presley with The Jordanaires Surrender 1:51 RCA Victor 47-7850
2/20/1961 4 Clarence “Frogman” Henry But I Do 2:15 Argo 5378
2/20/1961 8 Kokomo Asia Minor 1:58 Felsted 45-8612
2/20/1961 20 Bill Black’s Combo Hearts Of Stone 2:00 Hi 45-2028
2/20/1961 25 Vibrations, The The Watusi 2:38 Checker 969
2/20/1961 30 Kathy Young with The Innocents Happy Birthday Blues 2:57 Indigo 115
2/20/1961 36 Chuck Jackson I Don’t Want To Cry 2:17 Wand 106
2/20/1961 39 Hank Ballard and the Midnighters Let’s Go Again (Where We Went Last Night) 3:05 King 45-5459
2/20/1961 46 Bobby Bland I Pity The Fool 2:41 Duke 332
2/20/1961 48 Pentagons, The To Be Loved (Forever) 2:25 Donna 1337
2/20/1961 60 Dickie Goodman The Touchables 2:04 Mark-X 8009
2/20/1961 60 Danny & The Juniors Pony Express 2:30 Swan 4068
2/20/1961 63 Billy Vaughn and His Orchestra Orange Blossom Special 2:32 Dot 16174
2/20/1961 81 Mark Dinning Top Forty, News, Weather And Sports 2:20 MGM 12980
2/20/1961 87 Annette with The Afterbeats Dream Boy 2:00 Buena Vista 374
2/27/1961 12 Cathy Jean and the Roomates Please Love Me Forever 2:53 Valmor 007
2/27/1961 32 Elvis Presley with The Jordanaires Lonely Man 2:42 RCA Victor 47-7850
2/27/1961 40 James Brown and the Famous Flames Bewildered 2:23 King 45-5442
2/27/1961 61 Bobby Vee More Than I Can Say 2:27 Liberty 55296
2/27/1961 70 Frankie Avalon All Of Everything 2:30 Chancellor 1071
2/27/1961 76 Aretha Franklin Won’t Be Long 2:55 Columbia 4-41923
2/27/1961 86 Johnny and the Hurricanes Ja-Da 2:04 Big Top 45-3063
2/27/1961 88 Mitch Miller with Orch. and Chorus Tunes Of Glory 2:41 Columbia 4-41941
2/27/1961 98 Ernestine Anderson A Lover’s Question 2:15 Mercury 71772
2/27/1961 99 Charlie McCoy Cherry Berry Wine 2:37 Cadence 1390
2/27/1961 100 Fred Darian Battle Of Gettysburg 2:28 JAF 2020
           
3/6/1961 1 Del Shannon Runaway 2:20 Bigtop 45-3067
3/6/1961 1 Marcels, The Blue Moon 2:15 Colpix 186
3/6/1961 4 Floyd Cramer On The Rebound 2:05 RCA Victor 47-7840
3/6/1961 8 Ray Charles One Mint Julep 3:02 Impulse 45-200
3/6/1961 9 Steve Lawrence Portrait Of My Love 2:51 United Artists 291
3/6/1961 12 Echoes, The Baby Blue 2:23 Seg-Way 103
3/6/1961 15 Tokens, The Tonight I Fell In Love 1:43 Warwick 615
3/6/1961 27 Jerry Butler Find Another Girl 2:49 Vee-Jay 375
3/6/1961 29 Freddy King Hide Away 2:34 Federal 45-12401
3/6/1961 31 Sam Cooke That’s It-I Quit-I’m Movin’ On 2:31 RCA Victor 47-7853
3/6/1961 50 Frank Sinatra The Second Time Around 2:59 Reprise 20001
3/6/1961 50 Herb Lance & The Classics Blue Moon 2:06 Promo 1010
3/6/1961 65 Buddy Knox Ling-Ting-Tong 2:07 Liberty 55305
3/6/1961 69 Larks, The It’s Unbelievable 2:15 Sheryl 334
3/6/1961 70 Playmates, The Little Miss Stuck-Up 2:12 Roulette 4322
3/6/1961 87 Sonny James Apache 2:47 RCA Victor 47-7858
3/6/1961 88 Edith Piaf Milord 3:10 Capitol 4493
3/6/1961 96 Enchanters, The I Lied To My Heart 2:37 Musitron 1072
3/13/1961 3 Linda Scott I’ve Told Every Little Star 2:12 Canadian-American 123
3/13/1961 7 Adam Wade Take Good Care Of Her 2:30 Coed 546
3/13/1961 13 Paul Anka Tonight My Love, Tonight 2:10 ABC-Paramount 45-10194
3/13/1961 20 McGuire Sisters, The Just For Old Time’s Sake 2:50 Coral 62249
3/13/1961 20 Jackie Wilson Please Tell Me Why 1:59 Brunswick 55208
3/13/1961 30 Etta James Trust In Me 3:10 Argo 5385
3/13/1961 40 Jackie Wilson Your One And Only Love 2:37 Brunswick 55208
3/13/1961 61 Marv Johnson Merry-Go-Round 2:34 United Artists 294
3/13/1961 61 Little Willie John The Very Thought Of You 2:18 King 45-5458
3/13/1961 66 Rosie Formerly with the Originals Lonely Blue Nights 2:58 Brunswick 55205
3/13/1961 90 Donnie Brooks Memphis 2:00 Era 3042
3/13/1961 91 Etta Jones Canadian Sunset 2:25 Prestige 45-191
3/13/1961 92 Flamingos, The Kokomo 2:23 End 1085
3/13/1961 94 Dick Lee Oh Mein Papa 2:30 Blue Bell 503
3/13/1961 95 Otis Williams and His Charms Little Turtle Dove 2:15 King 45-5455
3/13/1961 95 Dinah Washington Early Every Morning (Early Every Evening Too) 2:15 Mercury 71778
3/20/1961 3 Gene McDaniels A Hundred Pounds Of Clay 2:22 Liberty 55308
3/20/1961 32 Drifters, The Some Kind Of Wonderful 2:15 Atlantic 45-2096
3/20/1961 32 Fats Domino Shu Rah 1:46 Imperial 5734
3/20/1961 32 Fats Domino Fell In Love On Monday 1:55 Imperial 5734
3/20/1961 37 Ferrante and Teicher (Love Theme From) One Eyed Jacks 3:01 United Artists 300
3/20/1961 39 Duane Eddy Theme From Dixie 1:57 Jamie 1183
3/20/1961 49 Kay Starr Foolin’ Around 2:19 Capitol 4542
3/20/1961 55 Lawrence Welk and his Orchestra (Theme From) My Three Sons 2:00 Dot 45-16198
3/20/1961 62 Jim Reeves The Blizzard 3:24 RCA Victor 47-7855
3/20/1961 72 Frankie Ford Seventeen 2:05 Imperial 5735
3/27/1961 1 Ernie K-Doe Mother-In-Law 2:25 Minit 623
3/27/1961 2 Shep and the Limelites Daddy’s Home 2:47 Hull 740
3/27/1961 6 Brenda Lee You Can Depend On Me 3:28 Decca 31231
3/27/1961 21 B. Bumble & the Stingers Bumble Boogie 2:09 Rendezvous 140
3/27/1961 25 Maxine Brown Funny 2:18 Nomar 45-106
3/27/1961 29 Janie Grant Triangle 2:20 Caprice 104
3/27/1961 31 Bert Kaempfert & His Orchestra Tenderly 3:13 Decca 31236
3/27/1961 35 String-A-Longs, The Brass Buttons 2:00 Warwick 625
3/27/1961 38 Chimes, The I’m In The Mood For Love 2:32 Tag 445
3/27/1961 38 Paul Revere & The Raiders Like Long Hair 1:58 Gardena 116-1
3/27/1961 49 Miracles, The Ain’t It, Baby 2:33 Tamla 54036
3/27/1961 54 Johnny Horton Sleepy-Eyed John 2:31 Columbia 4-41963
3/27/1961 74 Capris, The Where I Fell In Love 2:18 Old Town 1099
3/27/1961 76 Olympics, The Little Pedro 2:17 Arvee 5023
3/27/1961 85 Jimmy Jones I Told You So 2:03 Cub 9085
3/27/1961 100 Texans, The Green Grass Of Texas 2:18 Infinity 1
           
4/3/1961 19 Al Caiola and His Orchestra Bonanza 2:16 United Artists 302
4/3/1961 30 Jerry Lee Lewis and his Pumping Piano What’d I Say 2:25 Sun 356
4/3/1961 33 Hank Ballard and the Midnighters The Continental Walk 3:37 King 45-5491
4/3/1961 44 Frogmen, The Underwater 2:08 Candix 314
4/3/1961 62 Platters, The Trees 2:28 Mercury 71791
4/3/1961 68 Sammy Kaye and His Orchestra Welcome Home 3:12 Decca 31204
4/3/1961 69 Andy Stewart A Scottish Soldier (Green Hills Of Tyrol) 3:05 Warwick 627
4/3/1961 72 Conway Twitty The Next Kiss (Is The Last Goodbye) 2:04 MGM 12998
4/3/1961 89 Joe Jones California Sun 2:21 Roulette 4344
4/3/1961 90 Henry Mancini, His Orchestra And Chorus (Theme From) The Great Imposter 2:43 RCA Victor 47-7830
4/3/1961 100 Ray Peterson Sweet Little Kathy 2:20 Dunes 45-2004
4/10/1961 1 Roy Orbison Running Scared 2:10 Monument 45-438
4/10/1961 12 Faron Young Hello Walls 2:22 Capitol 4533
4/10/1961 23 Frank Gari Lullaby Of Love 2:10 Crusade 1021
4/10/1961 32 Brothers Four, The Frogg 2:39 Columbia 4-41958
4/10/1961 35 Roy Drusky Three Hearts In A Tangle 2:44 Decca 31193
4/10/1961 36 Eddie Harris Exodus 2:01 Vee-Jay 378
4/10/1961 37 LaVern Baker Saved 2:37 Atlantic 45-2099
4/10/1961 41 Cannonball Adderley Orchestra African Waltz 2:08 Riverside 45457
4/10/1961 46 Chuck Jackson (It Never Happens) In Real Life 2:44 Wand 108
4/10/1961 49 Roomates, The Glory Of Love 2:00 Valmor 008
4/10/1961 69 Merv Griffin with Sid Bass Orchestra The Charanga 1:53 Carlton 545
4/10/1961 80 Rollers, The The Continental Walk 2:20 Liberty 55320
4/10/1961 83 Maurice Williams & The Zodiacs Come Along 1:40 Herald 559
4/10/1961 84 Claude Gray I’ll Just Have A Cup Of Coffee (Then I’ll Go) 2:07 Mercury 71732
4/10/1961 87 Audrey Arno and the Hazy Osterwald Sextet La Pachanga 2:36 Decca 31238
4/10/1961 90 Patti Page A City Girl Stole My Country Boy 2:31 Mercury 71792
4/10/1961 91 Strollers, The Come On Over 2:24 Carlton 546
4/10/1961 91 Chuck Jackson Mr. Pride 2:22 Beltone 45-1005
4/10/1961 97 Browns, The Featuring Jim Edward Brown Ground Hog 2:12 RCA Victor 47-7866
4/17/1961 4 Shirelles, The Mama Said 2:10 Scepter 1217
4/17/1961 7 Connie Francis Breakin’ In A Brand New Broken Heart 2:35 MGM 12995
4/17/1961 10 Fleetwoods, The Tragedy 2:45 Dolton 40
4/17/1961 14 Elvis Presley with The Jordanaires Flaming Star (From the “Elvis By Request” EP) 2:27 RCA Victor LPC-128
4/17/1961 19 Ral Donner & the Starfires Girl Of My Best Friend 2:15 Gone 5102
4/17/1961 43 Chubby Checker Good, Good Lovin’ 2:25 Parkway 822
4/17/1961 89 Bobby Freeman The Mess Around 2:25 Josie 45-887
4/17/1961 90 Santo & Johnny Hop Scotch 1:55 Canadian-American 124
4/24/1961 1 Bobby Lewis Tossin’ And Turnin’ 2:30 Beltone 45-1002
4/24/1961 1 Ricky Nelson Travelin’ Man 2:21 Imperial 5741
4/24/1961 20 Marathons, The Peanut Butter 2:01 Arvee 5027
4/24/1961 23 Coasters, The Little Egypt (Ying-Yang) 2:51 Atco 45-6192
4/24/1961 24 Joe Barry I’m A Fool To Care 2:17 Smash 1702
4/24/1961 24 Chubby Checker Dance The Mess Around 2:11 Parkway 822
4/24/1961 33 Johnny Maestro What A Surprise 2:53 Coed 549
4/24/1961 37 Andy Williams The Bilbao Song 2:09 Cadence 1398
4/24/1961 37 Les Paul and Mary Ford Jura (I Swear I Love You) 2:13 Columbia 4-41994
4/24/1961 38 Starlets, The Better Tell Him No 2:30 PAM 1003
4/24/1961 42 Dickie Goodman The Touchables In Brooklyn 2:01 Mark-X 8010
4/24/1961 50 Gogi Grant The Wayward Wind 2:56 Era 3046
4/24/1961 56 Paris Sisters Be My Boy 1:55 Gregmark 2
4/24/1961 59 Piero Soffici That’s The Way With Love 2:45 Kip 224
4/24/1961 60 Jeanette (Baby) Washington Nobody Cares (About Me) 2:06 Neptune 122
4/24/1961 60 Limeliters, The A Dollar Down 2:36 RCA Victor 47-7859
4/24/1961 69 Ventures, The Lullaby Of The Leaves 1:55 Dolton 41
4/24/1961 71 Jerry Fuller Shy Away 2:05 Challenge 59104
4/24/1961 88 Lale Anderson Ein Schiff Wird Kommen (A Ship Will Come) 2:57 King 45-5478
4/24/1961 94 Oscar Black I’m A Fool To Care 2:16 Savoy 1600
4/24/1961 98 Della Reese Won’cha Come Home, Bill Bailey 3:05 RCA Victor 47-7867
           
5/1/1961 1 Pat Boone Moody River 2:38 Dot 45-16209
5/1/1961 2 Dee Clark Raindrops 2:53 Vee-Jay 383
5/1/1961 9 Little Caesar and the Romans Those Oldies But Goodies (Remind Me Of You) 3:24 Del-Fi 4158
5/1/1961 9 Ricky Nelson Hello Mary Lou 2:17 Imperial 5741
5/1/1961 11 Neil Sedaka Little Devil 2:37 RCA Victor 47-7874
5/1/1961 21 Edsels, The Rama Lama Ding Dong 2:20 Twin 700
5/1/1961 21 Bobby Rydell That Old Black Magic 2:23 Cameo 190
5/1/1961 35 Donnie and The Dreamers Count Every Star 2:01 Whale 500
5/1/1961 39 Tony Orlando Halfway To Paradise 2:36 Epic 5-9441
5/1/1961 51 Freddy Cannon Buzz Buzz A-Diddle-It 2:29 Swan 4071
5/1/1961 58 Johnny Burnette Big Big World 2:18 Liberty 55318
5/1/1961 80 Roy Hamilton You’re Gonna Need Magic 2:47 Epic 5-9443
5/1/1961 82 Dion Kissin Game 2:36 Laurie 3090
5/1/1961 89 Jimmy Witter A Cross Stands Alone 2:17 United Artists 301
5/8/1961 4 Ben E. King Stand By Me 2:52 Atco 45-6194
5/8/1961 50 Russell Byrd You’d Better Come Home 2:20 Wand 107
5/8/1961 51 Timetones, The In My Heart 2:30 Times Square 421
5/8/1961 56 Carla Thomas A Love Of My Own 2:34 Atlantic 45-2101
5/8/1961 76 Louise Brown Son-In-Law 2:05 Witch 101
5/8/1961 79 Blossoms, The Son-In-Law 2:05 Challenge 9109
5/8/1961 84 Lenny Miles In Between Tears 2:13 Scepter 1218
5/8/1961 89 Dinah Washington Our Love Is Here To Stay 2:43 Mercury 71812
5/8/1961 90 Mina This World We Love In (Il Cielo In Una Stanza) 2:52 Time 1030
5/8/1961 91 Jerry Wallace Life’s A Holiday 2:30 Challenge 9107
5/8/1961 96 Harptones, The What Will I Tell My Heart 2:29 Companion 103
5/15/1961 2 Brook Benton Featuring The Mike Stewart Singers The Boll Weevil Song 2:35 Mercury 71820
5/15/1961 5 Elvis Presley I Feel So Bad 2:54 RCA Victor 47-7880
5/15/1961 6 Pips Every Beat Of My Heart 2:00 Vee-Jay 386
5/15/1961 12 Clarence Henry You Always Hurt The One You Love 2:25 Argo 5388
5/15/1961 13 Regents, The Barbara-Ann 2:15 Gee 1065
5/15/1961 23 Fats Domino It Keeps Rainin’ 2:43 Imperial 5753
5/15/1961 45 Gladys Knight and the Pips Every Beat Of My Heart 2:06 Fury 1050
5/15/1961 47 James Brown and the Famous Flames I Don’t Mind 2:41 King 45-5466
5/15/1961 64 Dukays, The The Girl’s A Devil 2:30 Nat 4001
5/15/1961 69 New Yorkers, The Miss Fine 2:25 Wall 547
5/15/1961 71 Little Willie John (I’ve Got) Spring Fever 2:04 King 45-5503
5/15/1961 84 Paul Peek Brother-In-Law (He’s a Moocher) 2:23 Fairlane 45-702
5/15/1961 87 Anita Bryant I Can’t Do It By Myself 2:27 Carlton 547
5/15/1961 93 Wanderers, The For Your Love 2:40 Cub 9089
5/15/1961 97 Wyatt (Earp) McPherson Here’s My Confession 2:35 Savoy 1599
5/22/1961 1 Gary U.S. Bonds Quarter To Three 2:29 Legrand 1008
5/22/1961 12 Patsy Cline I Fall To Pieces 2:47 Decca 31205
5/22/1961 18 Belmonts, The Tell Me Why 2:29 Sabrina 500
5/22/1961 18 Cleftones, The Heart And Soul 1:52 Gee 1064
5/22/1961 54 Jorgen Ingmann & His Guitar Anna 1:52 Atco 45-6195
5/22/1961 74 Teresa Brewer Milord 2:16 Coral 62265
5/22/1961 81 Marcy Joe Ronnie 2:37 Robbee 110
5/22/1961 85 Junior Parker Driving Wheel 2:34 Duke 335
5/22/1961 88 Freddy King Lonesome Whistle Blues 2:45 Federal 45-12415
5/22/1961 91 Pat Zill Pick Me Up On Your Way Down 2:11 Indigo 119
5/29/1961 2 Chris Kenner I Like It Like That, Part 1 1:55 Instant 3229
5/29/1961 4 Arthur Lyman Group Yellow Bird 2:41 Hi Fi 5024
5/29/1961 5 Adam Wade The Writing On The Wall 2:27 Coed 550
5/29/1961 10 Paul Anka Dance On Little Girl 2:19 ABC-Paramount 45-10220
5/29/1961 18 Matt Monro My Kind Of Girl 2:52 Warwick 636
5/29/1961 20 Castells, The Sacred 2:08 Era 3048
5/29/1961 26 Velvets, The Tonight (Could Be The Night) 2:04 Monument 45-441
5/29/1961 27 Everly Brothers, The Temptation 2:08 Warner Bros. 5220
5/29/1961 34 Slim Harpo Rainin’ In My Heart 2:32 Excello 45-2194
5/29/1961 51 Marty Robbins Jimmy Martinez 3:24 Columbia 4-42008
5/29/1961 63 Bobby Vee with The Johnny Mann Singers How Many Tears 2:03 Liberty 55325
5/29/1961 78 Jimmy Reed Big Boss Man 2:46 Vee-Jay 380
5/29/1961 78 Marcels, The Summertime 2:17 Colpix 196
5/29/1961 82 Frankie Avalon Who Else But You 2:23 Chancellor 1077
5/29/1961 84 Duane Eddy Ring Of Fire 2:20 Jamie 1187
5/29/1961 91 Jack Scott A Little Feeling (Called Love) 2:40 Capitol 4554
           
6/5/1961 5 Del Shannon Hats Off To Larry 2:00 Big Top 45-3075
6/5/1961 8 Floyd Cramer San Antonio Rose 2:16 RCA Victor 47-7893
6/5/1961 14 Drifters, The Please Stay 2:13 Atlantic 45-2105
6/5/1961 17 Sam Cooke Cupid 2:30 RCA Victor 47-7883
6/5/1961 25 Bill Black’s Combo Ole Buttermilk Sky 2:05 Hi 2036
6/5/1961 26 Elvis Presley with The Jordanaires Wild In The Country 1:50 RCA Victor 47-7880
6/5/1961 29 Wanda Jackson Right Or Wrong 2:36 Capitol 4553
6/5/1961 41 Everly Brothers, The Stick With Me Baby 1:55 Warner Bros. 5220
6/5/1961 76 Teddy Vann The Lonely Crowd 2:05 Columbia 4-41996
6/5/1961 78 Delacardos, The Hold Back The Tears 2:00 United Artists 310
6/5/1961 100 Excels, The Can’t Help Lovin’ That Girl Of Mine 2:23 RSVP 111
6/12/1961 19 Jackie Wilson I’m Comin’ On Back To You 2:19 Brunswick 55216
6/12/1961 40 Bobby Darin Nature Boy 2:33 Atco 45-6196
6/12/1961 42 String-A-Longs, The Should I 1:48 Warwick 654
6/12/1961 50 Etta James Fool That I Am 2:55 Argo 5390
6/12/1961 51 Bobby Parker Watch Your Step 2:45 V-Tone 223
6/12/1961 58 Neil Scott Bobby 2:45 Portrait 102
6/12/1961 58 Patti Page Mom And Dad’s Waltz 2:29 Mercury 71823
6/12/1961 70 Johnny Crawford Daydreams 1:53 Del-Fi 4162
6/12/1961 71 Lawrence Welk and his Orchestra Yellow Bird 2:13 Dot 45-16222
6/12/1961 78 Frankie Calen Joanie 2:29 Spark 45-902
6/12/1961 80 Jackie Wilson Lonely Life 2:26 Brunswick 55216
6/12/1961 84 Billy Vaughn and His Orchestra Blue Tomorrow 2:21 Dot 45-16220
6/12/1961 85 Ferrante & Teicher Theme From The Motion Picture Goodbye Again 3:21 United Artists 319
6/12/1961 88 Echoes, The Sad Eyes (Don’t You Cry) 2:24 Seg-way 106
6/19/1961 4 Brenda Lee Dum Dum 2:24 Decca 31272
6/19/1961 8 Chubby Checker Let’s Twist Again 2:16 Parkway 824
6/19/1961 12 Eddie Hodges I’m Gonna Knock On Your Door 2:03 Cadence 1397
6/19/1961 13 Chordettes, The Never On Sunday 2:40 Cadence 1402
6/19/1961 21 Don Gibson Sea Of Heartbreak 2:29 RCA Victor 47-7890
6/19/1961 29 Philip Upchurch Combo You Can’t Sit Down Part 2 2:15 Boyd 1026
6/19/1961 41 Chanters, The No, No, No 2:14 DeLuxe 45-6191
6/19/1961 47 Ernie Fields The Charleston 2:10 Rendezvous 150
6/19/1961 66 Ray Charles I’ve Got News For You 3:48 Impulse 45-202
6/19/1961 84 Ray Charles I’m Gonna Move To The Outskirts Of Town 3:38 Impulse 45-202
6/19/1961 85 Adam Wade Point Of No Return 2:30 Coed 550
6/19/1961 92 Hank Ballard and the Midnighters The Float 2:55 King 45-5510
6/19/1961 94 Kay Starr I’ll Never Be Free 2:06 Capitol 4583
6/19/1961 94 Olympics, The Dooley 2:07 Arvee 5031
6/26/1961 1 Joe Dowell Wooden Heart 2:00 Smash 1708
6/26/1961 6 Connie Francis Together 2:51 MGM 13019
6/26/1961 25 Jan and Dean Heart And Soul 2:06 Challenge 9111
6/26/1961 26 Hank Ballard and the Midnighters The Switch-A-Roo 2:47 King 45-5510
6/26/1961 27 Spinners That’s What Girls Are Made For 3:04 Tri-Phi 1001
6/26/1961 27 Fireballs, The Quite A Party 1:51 Warwick 644
6/26/1961 34 Adrian Kimberly (The Graduation Song) Pomp And Circumstance 2:03 Calliope 6501
6/26/1961 46 Patti Page You’ll Answer To Me 2:45 Mercury 71823
6/26/1961 53 Ernie K-Doe Te-Ta-Te-Ta-Ta 2:39 Minit 627
6/26/1961 55 Etta James Dream 2:23 Argo 5390
6/26/1961 71 Nat King Cole Take A Fool’s Advice 2:21 Capitol 4582
           
7/3/1961 3 Mar-Keys Last Night 2:35 Stax 107
7/3/1961 3 Jive Five, The with Joe Rene and Orchestra My True Story 2:30 Beltone 45-1006
7/3/1961 7 Curtis Lee Pretty Little Angel Eyes 2:42 Dunes 45-2007
7/3/1961 9 Linda Scott Don’t Bet Money Honey 2:26 Canadian-American 127
7/3/1961 12 Damita Jo I’ll Be There 2:47 Mercury 71840
7/3/1961 20 Tex Ritter I Dreamed Of A Hill-Billy Heaven 3:08 Capitol 4567
7/3/1961 22 Diamonds, The One Summer Night 2:31 Mercury 71831
7/3/1961 25 Bobby Rydell The Fish 2:11 Cameo 192
7/3/1961 30 Frank Gari Princess 2:28 Crusade 1022
7/3/1961 31 Gene McDaniels with The Johnny Mann Singers A Tear 2:05 Liberty 55344
7/3/1961 45 Flamingos, The Time Was 2:35 End 1092
7/3/1961 56 Brenda Lee Eventually 2:54 Decca 31272
7/3/1961 60 Rick and The Keens Peanuts 2:03 Smash 1705
7/3/1961 64 Frank Sinatra Granada 2:59 Reprise 20010
7/3/1961 74 Joe Reisman Orchestra & Chorus The Guns Of Navarone 2:05 Landa 674
7/3/1961 76 George Jones Tender Years 2:18 Mercury 71804
7/3/1961 81 Ray Ellis and his Orchestra La Dolce Vita (The Sweet Life) 2:35 RCA Victor 47-7888
7/3/1961 97 Miracles, The Broken Hearted 2:54 Tamla 54044
7/10/1961 1 Highwaymen, The Michael 2:45 United Artists 258
7/10/1961 4 Ral Donner You Don’t Know What You’ve Got (Until You Lose It) 2:10 Gone 5108
7/10/1961 19 Jose Jimenez The Astronaut (Parts 1 And 2) 8:15 Kapp 409
7/10/1961 28 Regents, The Runaround 2:20 Gee 1071
7/10/1961 41 Shirelles, The A Thing Of The Past 2:38 Sceptor 1220
7/10/1961 42 Shep and the Limelites Ready For Your Love 2:46 Hull 742
7/10/1961 51 Miracles, The Mighty Good Lovin’ 2:34 Tamla 54044
7/10/1961 73 Jim Reeves What Would You Do 2:11 RCA Victor 47-7905
7/10/1961 82 Frankie Miller (of 1961) Black Land Farmer 2:33 Starday 45-424
7/10/1961 89 B. Bumble & The Stingers Boogie Woogie 2:11 Rendezvous 151-1
7/10/1961 91 Phill Wilson Wishin’ On A Rainbow 2:10 Huron 45-22000
7/17/1961 25 Halos, The Nag 2:50 7 Arts 709
7/17/1961 33 Mary Wells I Don’t Want To Take A Chance 2:50 Motown 1011
7/17/1961 40 Don Shirley Trio Water Boy 2:56 Cadence 1392
7/17/1961 44 Linda Scott with Hutch Davie Orch. Starlight, Starbright 2:18 Canadian-American 127
7/17/1961 54 Shirelles, The What A Sweet Thing That Was 2:29 Scepter 1220
7/17/1961 68 Steve Lawrence with Don Costa and His Orchestra My Claire De Lune 2:43 United Artists 335
7/17/1961 72 Connie Francis Too Many Rules 2:21 MGM 13019
7/17/1961 79 Donnie & The Dreamers My Memories Of You 2:08 Whale 505
7/17/1961 82 Paragons, The If 2:32 Tap 500
7/17/1961 82 Claude King Big River, Big Man 2:26 Columbia 4-42043
7/17/1961 87 Duane Eddy and the Rebels Drivin’ Home 2:24 Jamie 1195
7/17/1961 93 Little Willie John Now You Know 2:18 King 45-5516
7/24/1961 4 Timi Yuro Hurt 2:28 Liberty 55343
7/24/1961 5 Gary (U.S.) Bonds School Is Out 2:27 Legrand 1009
7/24/1961 10 Adam Wade As If I Didn’t Know 2:56 Coed 553
7/24/1961 15 Fats Domino Let The Four Winds Blow 2:02 Imperial 5764
7/24/1961 17 Ann-Margret I Just Don’t Understand 2:37 RCA Victor 47-7894
7/24/1961 25 Jerry Butler I’m A Telling You 2:22 Vee-Jay 390
7/24/1961 56 Clyde McPhatter I Never Knew 2:22 Mercury 71841
7/24/1961 57 Johnny Maestro with the Coeds Mr. Happiness 2:17 Coed 552
7/24/1961 59 McGuire Sisters, The Tears On My Pillow 2:52 Coral 62276
7/24/1961 86 Al Martino Here In My Heart 3:01 Capitol 4593
7/24/1961 96 Everly Brothers, The All I Have To Do Is Dream 2:17 Cadence 1348
7/31/1961 2 Dick and DeeDee The Mountain’s High 2:09 Liberty 55350
7/31/1961 10 Dreamlovers, The When We Get Married 2:25 Heritage 102
7/31/1961 12 Jarmels, The A Little Bit Of Soap 2:17 Laurie 3098
7/31/1961 14 Ike & Tina Turner It’s Gonna Work Out Fine 2:38 Sue 45-749
7/31/1961 18 Ben E. King Amor 2:54 Atco 45-6203
7/31/1961 25 Platters, The I’ll Never Smile Again 2:53 Mercury 71847
7/31/1961 29 Ray Peterson Missing You 2:45 Dunes 45-2006
7/31/1961 35 Freddy Cannon Transistor Sister 2:25 Swan 4078
7/31/1961 48 Bert Kaempfert and His Orchestra Now And Forever 2:46 Decca 31279
7/31/1961 63 Joe Barry Teardrops In My Heart 2:20 Smash 1710
7/31/1961 68 Karl Hammel Jr. Summer Souvenirs 2:14 Arliss 1007
7/31/1961 75 Ronny Douglas Run, Run, Run 2:16 Everest 19413
7/31/1961 89 3 Friends, The Dedicated (To The Songs I Love) 2:21 Imperial 5763
7/31/1961 96 Butanes, The Don’t Forget I Love You 2:20 Enrica 1007
7/31/1961 99 Van Dykes, The The Bells Are Ringing 2:40 DeLuxe 45-6193
           
8/7/1961 1 Bobby Vee with The Johnny Mann Singers Take Good Care Of My Baby 2:27 Liberty 55354
8/7/1961 5 Lonnie Donegan and His Skiffle Group Does Your Chewing Gum Lose Its Flavor (On The Bedpost Over Night) 2:28 Dot 45-15911
8/7/1961 7 Barry Mann Who Put The Bomp (In The Bomp, Bomp, Bomp) 2:46 ABC-Paramount 10237
8/7/1961 7 Johnny Tillotson Without You 2:05 Cadence 1404
8/7/1961 20 Brian Hyland Let Me Belong To You 3:04 ABC-Paramount 45-10236
8/7/1961 25 Roy Orbison Candy Man 2:43 Monument 45-447
8/7/1961 39 Etta James Don’t Cry, Baby 2:20 Argo 5393
8/7/1961 42 Gene Pitney Every Breath I Take 2:40 Musicor 1011
8/7/1961 47 Freddy King San-Ho-Zay 2:40 Federal 45-12428
8/7/1961 54 Little Caesar and the Romans Hully Gully Again 2:35 Del-Fi 4164
8/7/1961 57 Clarence Henry Lonely Street 2:08 Argo 5395
8/7/1961 71 Bobby Bland Don’t Cry No More 2:30 Duke 340
8/7/1961 77 Shirley & Lee Well-A, Well-A 1:47 Warwick 664
8/7/1961 90 Billy Bland My Heart’s On Fire 2:13 Old Town 1105
8/7/1961 97 Mickey & Sylvia Love Drops 2:27 Willow 45-23000
8/14/1961 2 Roy Orbison Crying 2:45 Monument 45-447
8/14/1961 7 Bob Moore and his Orch. Mexico 2:37 Monument 45-446
8/14/1961 15 Tony Orlando Bless You 2:15 Epic 5-9452
8/14/1961 17 Four Preps, The More Money For You And Me (Medley) 4:45 Capitol 4599
8/14/1961 31 Blue Jays, The Lover’s Island 2:17 Milestone 2008
8/14/1961 49 Rays, The Magic Moon (Clair De Lune) 2:50 XYZ 45-607
8/14/1961 51 Velaires, The Roll Over Beethoven 2:39 Jamie 1198
8/14/1961 54 Sensations, The Featuring Yvonne Music, Music, Music 2:45 Argo 5391
8/14/1961 66 Rondels, The Back Beat No. 1 2:09 Amy 825
8/14/1961 76 Four Sportsmen, The Pitter-Patter 2:15 Sunnybrook 4
8/14/1961 80 Preludes Five, The Starlight 2:28 Pik 231
8/14/1961 94 Steve Lawrence In Time 3:06 United Artists 335
8/14/1961 96 Coasters, The Girls, Girls, Girls (Part II) 1:51 Atco 45-6204
8/21/1961 5 Elvis Presley Little Sister 2:30 RCA Victor 47-7908
8/21/1961 19 Pat Boone Big Cold Wind 2:11 Dot 45-16244
8/21/1961 20 Brook Benton Frankie And Johnny 2:27 Mercury 71859
8/21/1961 35 Ray Stevens Jeremiah Peabody’s Poly Unsaturated Quick Dissolving    
      Fast Acting Pleasant Tasting Green And Purple Pills 2:22 Mercury 71843
8/21/1961 37 Jackie Wilson Years From Now 2:33 Brunswick 55219
8/21/1961 49 James Brown and the Famous Flames Baby, You’re Right 2:55 King 45-5524
8/21/1961 49 Hank Ballard and the Midnighters Nothing But Good 2:38 King 45-5535
8/21/1961 52 Mickey & Sylvia Baby You’re So Fine 2:08 Willow 45-23000
8/21/1961 54 Ly-Dells, The Wizard Of Love 2:09 Master 251
8/21/1961 59 Chuck Jackson I Wake Up Crying 2:15 Wand 110
8/21/1961 66 Hank Ballard and the Midnighters Keep On Dancing 2:34 King 45-5535
8/21/1961 77 Andy Stewart & The White Heather Group Donald Where’s Your Troosers? 3:16 Warwick 665
8/21/1961 85 Wink Martindale Black Land Farmer 1:53 Dot 45-16243
8/28/1961 4 Elvis Presley (Marie’s The Name) His Latest Flame 2:06 RCA Victor 47-7908
8/28/1961 9 Bobby Lewis with Joe Rene Orchestra One Track Mind 2:05 Beltone 45-1012
8/28/1961 11 Bobby Edwards with the Four Young Men You’re The Reason 2:35 Crest 45-1075
8/28/1961 14 Chantels, The Look In My Eyes 2:23 Carlton 555
8/28/1961 35 Paul Anka Kissin’ On The Phone 2:34 ABC-Paramount 45-10239
8/28/1961 50 Duane Eddy My Blue Heaven 2:28 Jamie 1200
8/28/1961 59 Neil Sedaka Sweet Little You 2:05 RCA Victor 47-7922
8/28/1961 75 Janie Grant with Hutch Davie Orch. Romeo 1:55 Caprice 109
8/28/1961 83 Jack Scott My Dream Come True 2:50 Capitol 4597
8/28/1961 83 Ventures, The (Theme From) Silver City 1:58 Dolton 44
8/28/1961 87 Joe South You’re The Reason 2:36 Fairlane 45-21006
8/28/1961 92 Mary Ann Fisher I Can’t Take It 2:10 Seg-way 1001
           
9/4/1961 1 Marvelettes, The Please Mr. Postman 2:30 Tamla 54046
9/4/1961 5 Sue Thompson Sad Movies (Make Me Cry) 3:10 Hickory 45-1153
9/4/1961 5 Paris Sisters, The I Love How You Love Me 2:08 Gregmark 6
9/4/1961 5 Bobby Darin You Must Have Been A Beautiful Baby 2:10 Atco 45-6206
9/4/1961 8 Hayley Mills and Hayley Mills Let’s Get Together 1:28 Buena Vista 385
9/4/1961 13 Lettermen, The The Way You Look Tonight 2:18 Capitol 4586
9/4/1961 25 Flares, The Foot Stomping – Part 1 2:15 Felsted 45-8624
9/4/1961 48 Tommy Hunt Human 2:32 Scepter 1219
9/4/1961 57 Belmonts, The Don’t Get Around Much Anymore 2:00 Sabrina 501
9/4/1961 57 Nino & The Ebb Tides Juke Box Saturday Night 2:34 Madison 166
9/4/1961 60 Cleftones, The For Sentimental Reasons 2:33 Gee 1067
9/4/1961 71 Jimmie Rodgers A Little Dog Cried 2:22 Roulette 4384
9/4/1961 72 Bobbettes, The I Don’t Like It Like That Part 1 1:50 Gone 5112
9/11/1961 1 Ray Charles and his Orchestra Hit The Road Jack 2:00 ABC-Paramount 45-10244
9/11/1961 2 Dovells, The Bristol Stomp 2:18 Parkway 827
9/11/1961 7 Lee Dorsey Ya Ya 2:27 Fury 1053
9/11/1961 16 Drifters, The Sweets For My Sweet 2:32 Atlantic 45-2117
9/11/1961 25 Dave Brubeck Quartet Take Five 2:53 Columbia 4-41479
9/11/1961 25 Duals, The Stick Shift 2:25 Sue 745
9/11/1961 30 Fleetwoods, The (He’s) The Great Impostor 2:08 Dolton 45
9/11/1961 51 Marty Robbins It’s Your World 2:44 Columbia 4-42065
9/11/1961 70 Paul Anka Cinderella 2:15 ABC-Paramount 45-10239
9/11/1961 89 Caslons, The Anniversary Of Love 1:50 Seeco 45-6078
9/11/1961 91 Rusty Draper Signed, Sealed And Delivered 2:30 Mercury 71854
9/11/1961 95 Gloria Lynne Impossible 2:54 Everest 19418
9/11/1961 98 Bull Moose Jackson I Love You Yes I Do 2:18 7 Arts 705
9/18/1961 6 Troy Shondell This Time 2:35 Liberty 55353
9/18/1961 9 G-Clefs, The I Understand (Just How You Feel) 2:40 Terrace 45-7500
9/18/1961 24 Solomon Burke Just Out Of Reach (Of My Two Open Arms) 2:46 Atlantic 45-2114
9/18/1961 28 Del Shannon So Long Baby 2:03 Big Top 45-3083
9/18/1961 58 Jimmy Reed Bright Lights Big City 2:47 Vee-Jay 398
9/18/1961 61 Adam Wade Tonight I Won’t Be There 2:45 Coed 556
9/18/1961 61 Billy Vaughn and His Orchestra Berlin Melody 2:26 Dot 45-16262
9/18/1961 73 Nat King Cole Let True Love Begin 2:33 Capitol 4623
9/18/1961 80 Danny and The Juniors Back To The Hop 2:07 Swan 4082
9/18/1961 80 Kathy Young with the Innocents Magic Is The Night 2:34 Indigo 125
9/18/1961 80 Richard Hayman and his Orchestra Night Train 2:21 Mercury 71869
9/18/1961 87 Little Willie John Take My Love (I Want To Give It All To You) 2:44 King 45-5516
9/18/1961 92 Capris, The Girl In My Dreams 2:29 Old Town 1107
9/18/1961 95 Tina Robin Dear Mr. D.J. Play It Again 2:34 Mercury 71852
9/18/1961 99 Otis Williams and His Charms Panic 2:40 King 45-5527
9/25/1961 1 Dion Runaround Sue 2:40 Laurie 3110
9/25/1961 7 Chubby Checker The Fly 2:27 Parkway 830
9/25/1961 14 Connie Francis (He’s My) Dreamboat 2:40 MGM 13039
9/25/1961 20 Everly Brothers, The Don’t Blame Me 2:23 Warner Bros. 5501
9/25/1961 29 Stereos, The I Really Love You 2:16 Cub 9095
9/25/1961 39 Ral Donner Please Don’t Go 2:13 Gone 5114
9/25/1961 41 Bill Black’s Combo Movin’ 2:01 Hi 45-2038
9/25/1961 42 Connie Francis Hollywood 2:15 MGM 13039
9/25/1961 56 Sam Cooke Feel It 1:55 RCA Victor 47-7927
9/25/1961 56 Lennon Sisters, The Sad Movies (Make Me Cry) 2:40 Dot 45-16255
9/25/1961 63 Floyd Cramer Your Last Goodbye 2:23 RCA Victor 47-7907
9/25/1961 87 Lawrence Welk His Orchestra and Chorus Riders In The Sky 1:53 Dot 45-16237
9/25/1961 90 Frankie Avalon True True Love 2:22 Chancellor 1087
9/25/1961 90 Chordettes, The Faraway Star 2:18 Cadence 1402
9/25/1961 92 Bill Black’s Combo Honky Train 2:00 Hi 45-2038
9/25/1961 93 Sam Cooke It’s All Right 2:35 RCA Victor 47-7927
9/25/1961 96 Fred Darian Johnny Willow 2:38 JAF 2023
           
10/2/1961 1 Jimmy Dean Big Bad John 2:57 Columbia 4-42175
10/2/1961 3 Brenda Lee Fool #1 2:22 Decca 31309
10/2/1961 5 Gene McDaniels with The Johnny Mann Singers Tower Of Strength 2:14 Liberty 55371
10/2/1961 11 Rick Nelson A Wonder Like You 2:34 Imperial 5770
10/2/1961 16 Rick Nelson Everlovin’ 2:00 Imperial 5770
10/2/1961 21 Shirelles, The Big John 2:21 Scepter 1223
10/2/1961 22 Fats Domino What A Party 1:51 Imperial 5779
10/2/1961 31 Brenda Lee Anybody But Me 2:22 Decca 31309
10/2/1961 45 Brook Benton It’s Just A House Without You 2:32 Mercury 71859
10/2/1961 58 Shep & the Limelites Three Steps From The Altar 2:15 Hull 747
10/2/1961 79 Jackie Wilson You Don’t Know What It Means 3:19 Brunswick 55219
10/2/1961 82 Everly Brothers, The Muskrat 2:14 Warner Bros. 5501
10/2/1961 91 Patti Page Featuring The Mike Stewart Singers Broken Heart And A Pillow Filled With Tears 2:00 Mercury 71870
10/2/1961 93 Deane Hawley Pocketful Of Rainbows 2:34 Liberty 55359
10/2/1961 94 Adam Wade Linda 2:22 Coed 556
10/2/1961 95 Floyd Cramer Hang On 1:45 RCA Victor 47-7907
10/9/1961 7 Marcels, The Heartaches 2:29 Colpix 612
10/9/1961 11 Henry Mancini, His Orchestra and Chorus Moon River 2:41 RCA Victor 47-7916
10/9/1961 11 Jerry Butler Moon River 2:45 Vee-Jay 405
10/9/1961 37 Aretha Franklin Rock-A-Bye Your Baby With A Dixie Melody 2:22 Columbia 4-42157
10/9/1961 60 Mar-Keys Morning After 2:14 Stax 112
10/9/1961 72 Timi Yuro I Apologize 2:50 Liberty 55343
10/9/1961 73 Billy Vaughn and His Orchestra Come September 2:27 Dot 45-16262
10/9/1961 81 Ben E. King Here Comes The Night 2:25 Atco 45-6207
10/9/1961 85 Bobby Rydell The Door To Paradise 2:43 Cameo 201
10/9/1961 89 Parkays, The Late Date 2:20 ABC-Paramount 45-10242
10/9/1961 90 Velvets, The Featuring Virgil Johnson Laugh 2:20 Monument 45-448
10/9/1961 94 Jerry Fuller Guilty Of Loving You 2:11 Challenge 9114
10/9/1961 98 Castells, The Make Believe Wedding 2:18 Era 3057
10/9/1961 98 Hank Levine And Orchestra Image – Part 1 2:21 ABC-Paramount 45-10256
10/16/1961 14 Angels, The Till 2:25 Caprice 107
10/16/1961 3 James Darren Goodbye Cruel World 2:19 Colpix 609
10/16/1961 8 Ferrante & Teicher Tonight 2:59 United Artists 373
10/16/1961 18 Johnny Burnette with The Johnny Mann Singers God, Country And My Baby 2:10 Liberty 55379
10/16/1961 20 Impressions, The Gypsy Woman 2:20 ABC-Paramount 45-10241
10/16/1961 21 Bobby Rydell I Wanna Thank You 2:25 Cameo 201
10/16/1961 23 Dinah Washington September In The Rain 2:05 Mercury 71876
10/16/1961 27 Wanda Jackson In The Middle Of A Heartache 2:34 Capitol 4635
10/16/1961 46 Curtis Lee Under The Moon Of Love 2:49 Dunes 45-2008
10/16/1961 50 Joe Dowell The Bridge Of Love 1:56 Smash 1717
10/16/1961 58 Frank Sinatra I’ll Be Seeing You 2:50 Reprise 20023
10/16/1961 66 Ben E. King Young Boy Blues 2:17 Atco 45-6207
10/16/1961 71 Freddy Cannon For Me And My Gal 2:27 Swan 4083
10/16/1961 83 Fats Domino Rockin’ Bicycle 2:03 Imperial 5779
10/16/1961 89 Faron Young Backtrack 2:03 Capitol 4616
10/16/1961 92 Matt Monro Why Not Now 2:25 Warwick 669
10/23/1961 9 Patsy Cline Crazy 2:41 Decca 31317
10/23/1961 28 Gary (U.S.) Bonds School Is In 2:08 Legrand 1012
10/23/1961 42 Sims Twins Soothe Me 2:13 Sar 117
10/23/1961 52 Miracles, The Everybody’s Gotta Pay Some Dues 2:57 Tamla 54048
10/23/1961 54 Ventures, The Blue Moon 2:12 Dolton 47
10/23/1961 58 Jackie Wilson The Way I Am 2:10 Brunswick 55220
10/23/1961 65 Jackie Wilson My Heart Belongs To Only You 2:45 Brunswick 55220
10/23/1961 67 Steve Lawrence Somewhere Along The Way 2:46 United Artists 364
10/23/1961 89 Johnny Mathis Wasn’t The Summer Short? 2:53 Columbia 42156
10/23/1961 99 Patsy Cline Who Can I Count On 2:12 Decca 31317
10/30/1961 13 Gene Pitney Town Without Pity 2:53 Musicor 1009
10/30/1961 5 Leroy Van Dyke Walk On By 2:20 Mercury 71834
10/30/1961 7 Sandy Nelson Let There Be Drums 2:14 Imperial 5775
10/30/1961 12 Linda Scott with Hutch Davie Orch. I Don’t Know Why 2:20 Canadian-American 129
10/30/1961 53 Gene Thomas Sometime 2:21 United Artists 338
10/30/1961 62 Glen Campbell Turn Around, Look At Me 2:35 Crest 45-1087
10/30/1961 64 Andy Williams Danny Boy 2:53 Columbia 4-42199
10/30/1961 64 Clarence Henry On Bended Knees 1:50 Argo 5401
10/30/1961 84 Pentagons, The I Wonder (If Your Love Will Ever Belong To Me) 2:25 Jamie 1201
           
11/6/1961 24 Kenny Dino Your Ma Said You Cried In Your Sleep Last Night 2:05 Musicor 1013
11/6/1961 32 John D. Loudermilk Language Of Love 1:45 RCA Victor 47-7938
11/6/1961 42 Highwaymen, The The Gypsy Rover 2:54 United Artists 370
11/6/1961 42 Timi Yuro Smile 2:43 Liberty 55375
11/6/1961 44 Eddie Fisher Tonight 2:44 7 Arts 719
11/6/1961 54 Etta James It’s Too Soon To Know 2:45 Argo 5402
11/6/1961 69 Ernie K-Doe I Cried My Last Tear 2:10 Minit 634
11/6/1961 82 Andy Williams Fly By Night 2:34 Columbia 4-42199
11/6/1961 86 Jack Scott Steps 1 And 2 2:42 Capitol 4637
11/6/1961 89 Jim Reeves Losing Your Love 2:15 RCA Victor 47-7950
11/6/1961 99 McGuire Sisters, The Just Because 2:15 Coral 62288
11/13/1961 1 Chubby Checker The Twist 2:32 Parkway 811
11/13/1961 3 Barbara George I Know (You Don’t Love Me No More) 2:22 A.F.O. 45-302
11/13/1961 6 Neil Sedaka Happy Birthday, Sweet Sixteen 2:40 RCA Victor 47-7957
11/13/1961 22 Jimmy Elledge Funny How Time Slips Away 2:47 RCA Victor 47-7946
11/13/1961 35 Pat Boone Johnny Will 2:25 Dot 45-16284
11/13/1961 61 Showmen, The It Will Stand 2:20 Minit 632
11/13/1961 1 Tokens, The The Lion Sleeps Tonight 2:35 RCA Victor 47-7954
11/13/1961 2 Bobby Vee with The Johnny Mann Singers Run To Him 2:07 Liberty 55388
11/13/1961 29 Chantels, The Well, I Told You 2:27 Carlton 564
11/13/1961 43 Si Zentner and His Orchestra Up A Lazy River 2:01 Liberty 55374
11/13/1961 50 Linda Scott with Hutch Davie Orch. It’s All Because 2:33 Canadian-American 129
11/13/1961 71 Claude King The Comancheros 2:07 Columbia 4-42196
11/13/1961 71 Ernie K-Doe A Certain Girl 2:47 Minit 634
11/13/1961 74 Jive Five, The with Joe Rene Orchestra Never, Never 2:20 Beltone 45-1014
11/13/1961 84 Johnny Cash Tennessee Flat-Top Box 2:58 Columbia 4-42147
11/13/1961 97 Ann-Margret It Do Me So Good 2:14 RCA Victor 47-7952
11/20/1961 1 Joey Dee & the Starliters Peppermint Twist – Part 1 2:00 Roulette 4401
11/20/1961 7 Lettermen, The When I Fall In Love 2:25 Capitol 4658
11/20/1961 10 Connie Francis When The Boy In Your Arms (Is The Boy In Your Heart) 2:40 MGM 13051
11/20/1961 15 Brook Benton Revenge 2:37 Mercury 71903
11/20/1961 20 Crystals, The There’s No Other (Like My Baby) 2:24 Philles 100
11/20/1961 22 James Ray with the Hutch Davie Orch. If You Gotta Make A Fool Of Somebody 2:00 Caprice 110
11/20/1961 77 Bobby Lewis with Joe Rene Orchestra What A Walk 2:05 Beltone 45-1015
11/20/1961 89 Valadiers, The Greetings (This Is Uncle Sam) 2:45 Miracle 6
11/20/1961 91 Spinners Love (I’m So Glad) I Found You 2:24 Tri-Phi 1004
11/20/1961 92 Perry Como You’re Following Me 2:05 RCA Victor 47-7962
11/27/1961 9 Ray Charles and his Orchestra Unchain My Heart 2:52 ABC-Paramount 45-10266
11/27/1961 13 Highwaymen, The Cotton Fields 2:11 United Artists 370
11/27/1961 38 Ike & Tina Turner Poor Fool 2:35 Sue 45-753
11/27/1961 38 Del Shannon Hey! Little Girl 2:25 Big Top 45-3091
11/27/1961 53 Bobby Vee with The Johnny Mann Singers Walkin’ With My Angel 2:20 Liberty 55388
11/27/1961 60 Dick Dale and the The Del-Tones Let’s Go Trippin’ 2:10 Deltone 45-5017
11/27/1961 45 Vic Dana Little Altar Boy 3:17 Dolton 48
11/27/1961 82 Tony Orlando Happy Times (Are Here To Stay) 2:26 Epic 5-9476
11/27/1961 83 Jack Eubanks & The Sound of the South Searching 2:32 Monument 45-451
11/27/1961 83 Brian Hyland I’ll Never Stop Wanting You 2:32 ABC-Paramount 45-10262
           
12/4/1961 2 Elvis Presley with The Jordanaires Can’t Help Falling In Love 2:58 RCA Victor 47-7968
12/4/1961 2 Dion The Wanderer 2:40 Laurie 3115
12/4/1961 3 Sue Thompson Norman 2:15 Hickory 45-1159
12/4/1961 21 Phil McLean Small Sad Sam 2:20 Versatile 107
12/4/1961 23 Elvis Presley with The Jordanaires Rock-A-Hula Baby (“Twist” Special) 1:58 RCA Victor 47-7968
12/4/1961 28 Bobby Bland Turn On Your Love Light 2:30 Duke 344
12/4/1961 35 Johnny Tillotson Dreamy Eyes 2:19 Cadence 1409
12/4/1961 74 Dave Brubeck Quartet Unsquare Dance 2:01 Columbia 4-42228
12/4/1961 85 Anthony Newley Pop Goes The Weasel 2:27 London 45-9501
12/4/1961 36 Dion The Majestic 2:26 Laurie 3115
12/4/1961 54 Danny Peppermint and the Jumping Jacks The Peppermint Twist 1:59 Carlton 565
12/4/1961 59 Don Gibson Lonesome Number One 2:18 RCA Victor 47-7959
12/4/1961 67 Fats Domino I Hear You Knocking 1:54 Imperial 5796
12/4/1961 92 Jim Reeves (How Can I Write On Paper) What I Feel In My Heart 2:23 RCA Victor 47-7950
12/4/1961 93 Timi Yuro She Really Loves You 2:40 Liberty 55375
12/4/1961 100 Helen Shapiro Walkin’ Back To Happiness 2:30 Capitol 4662
12/11/1961 9 Gary (U.S.) Bonds Dear Lady Twist 2:24 Legrand 1015
12/11/1961 15 Bobby Darin Irresistible You 2:30 Atco 45-6214
12/11/1961 19 Gladys Knight & The Pips Letter Full Of Tears 2:45 Fury 1054
12/11/1961 30 Fats Domino Jambalaya (On The Bayou) 2:21 Imperial 5796
12/11/1961 45 Frank Slay & His Orchestra Flying Circle 2:14 Swan 4085
12/11/1961 48 Roger Williams Maria 2:45 Kapp 437
12/11/1961 64 Jimmy McCracklin Just Got To Know 2:56 Art-Tone 825
12/11/1961 72 Ray Charles and his Orchestra But On The Other Hand Baby 3:11 ABC-Paramount 45-10266
12/11/1961 88 Johnny Mathis Maria 3:45 Columbia 4-41684
12/11/1961 12 Bing Crosby White Christmas 3:01 Decca 23778
12/11/1961 21 Bobby Rydell & Chubby Checker Jingle Bell Rock 2:29 Cameo 205
12/11/1961 22 Harry Simeone Chorale, The The Little Drummer Boy 3:03 20th Fox 45-121
12/11/1961 26 Connie Francis Baby’s First Christmas 2:26 MGM 13051
12/11/1961 41 Bobby Helms Jingle Bell Rock 2:12 Decca 9-30513
12/11/1961 50 Brenda Lee Rockin’ Around The Christmas Tree 2:07 Decca 30776
12/11/1961 68 Chubby Checker Twistin’ U.S.A. 2:35 Parkway 811
12/18/1961 8 Shirelles, The Baby It’s You 2:40 Scepter 1227
12/18/1961 9 Burl Ives A Little Bitty Tear 2:02 Decca 31330
12/18/1961 26 Bill Black’s Combo Twist-Her 2:02 Hi 45-2042
12/18/1961 27 Lee Dorsey Do-Re-Mi 1:59 Fury 1056
12/18/1961 30 Bobby Darin Multiplication 2:18 Atco 45-6214
12/18/1961 34 Frank Sinatra and his Orchestra Pocketful Of Miracles 2:37 Reprise 20040
12/18/1961 48 James Brown and the Famous Flames Lost Someone 3:05 King 45-5573
12/18/1961 57 Ray Peterson I Could Have Loved You So Well 2:03 Dunes 45-2009
12/18/1961 92 Sleepy King Pushin’ Your Luck 2:13 Joy 257
12/18/1961 39 David Seville and the Chipmunks The Chipmunk Song (Christmas Don’t Be Late) 2:17 Liberty 55250
12/18/1961 47 David Seville and the Chipmunks Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer 2:32 Liberty 55289
12/18/1961 72 Drifters, The Room Full Of Tears 2:52 Atlantic 45-2127
12/18/1961 95 Etta James Seven Day Fool 3:00 Argo 5402
12/18/1961 100 Gloria Lynne You Don’t Have To Be A Tower Of Strength 2:14 Everest 19428
12/25/1961 12 Corsairs Featuring Jay “Bird” Uzzell Smoky Places 3:00 Tuff 1808
12/25/1961 17 Ace Cannon Tuff 2:18 Hi 45-2040
12/25/1961 18 Ral Donner She’s Everything (I Wanted You To Be) 2:28 Gone 5121
12/25/1961 42 Patti Page Go On Home 2:29 Mercury 71906
12/25/1961 75 Belmonts, The with Pete Bennett Orch. I Need Some One 2:33 Sabina 502
12/25/1961 77 Troy Shondell Tears From An Angel 2:24 Liberty 55398
12/25/1961 81 Marty Robbins I Told The Brook 2:54 Columbia 4-42246
12/25/1961 73 David Seville and the Chipmunks Alvin’s Harmonica 2:39 Liberty 55250
12/25/1961 76 Charles Brown Please Come Home For Christmas 2:50 King 45-5405
12/25/1961 97 Johnny Preston Free Me 2:30 Mercury 71908
12/25/1961 99 Dickie Goodman Santa & The Touchables 2:07 Rori 701
12/25/1961 100 Jimmie Beaumont Ev’rybody’s Cryin’ 2:35 May 112