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TOP 200 SINGLES FOR 1960 IN THE UNITED KINGDOM (NATIONAL MUSIC EXPRESS) PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Barry Kowal   
Nov 14, 2011 at 05:55 PM

TOP 200 SINGLES FOR 1960 IN THE UNITED KINGDOM (NATIONAL MUSIC EXPRESS)






No. Pts.Wks.(HP) Artist: Title (Label)
  1 771 18  (1) The Everly Brothers: CATHY'S CLOWN (Warner Bros.) 
  2 745 21  (1) The Shadows: APACHE / QUARTERMASSTER'S STORES (Columbia)
  3 729 18  (1) Cliff Richard & The Shadows: PLEASE DON'T TEASE (Columbia)
  4 690 10  (1) Elvis Presley with The Jordanaires: IT'S NOW OR NEVER (RCA)
  5 686 23  (2) Shirley Bassey: AS LONG AS HE NEEDS ME (Columbia)
  6 676 23  (1) Roy Orbison: ONLY THE LONELY (KNOW HOW I FEEL) (London)
  7 653 17  (1) Anthony Newley: WHY (Decca)
  8 609 24  (3) Jimmy Jones: HANDY MAN (MGM)
  9 584 18  (2) Elvis Presley:A MESS OF BLUES/THE GIRL Of YOUR BEST FRIEND
 10 557 15  (1) Jimmy Jones: GOOD TIMIN' (MGM)
 11 540 15  (1) Anthony Newley: DO YOU MIND (Decca)
 12 518 15  (1) Eddie Cochran: THREE STEPS TO HEAVEN (London)
 13 516 16  (1) Ricky Valance: TELL LAURA I LOVE HER (Columbia)
 14 515 19  (1) Johnny Kidd & The Pirates: SHAKIN' ALL OVER (HMV)
 15 503 13  (1) Lonnie Donegan:MY OLD MAN'S A DUSTMAN(BALLAD...DISPOSAL OFFICER)
 16 493 15  (1) Johnny Preston: RUNNING BEAR (Mercury)
 17 491 18  (2) Duane Eddy: BECAUSE THEY'RE YOUNG (London)
 18 487 30  (2) Percy Faith Orchestra: THEME FROM `A SUMMER PLACE' (Philips)
 19 473 17  (1) Adam Faith: POOR ME (Parlophone)
 20 458 19  (2) Connie Francis: MAMA / ROBOT MAN (MGM)
 21 433 15  (2) Cliff Richard:FALL IN LOVE WITH YOU/WILLIE & THE HAND JIVE
 22 427 16  (2) Johnny Preston: CRADLE OF LOVE (Mercury)
 23 406 15  (3) Johnny & The Hurricanes: ROCKING GOOSE (London)
 24 402 15  (2) Cliff Richard & The Shadows: A VOICE IN THE WILDERNESS
 25 393 16  (4) The Everly Brothers: WHEN WILL I BE LOVED/BE-BOP-A-LU-LA
 26 391 10  (2) The Drifters: SAVE THE LAST DANCE FOR ME (London)
 27 386 31 (12) Jim Reeves: HE'LL HAVE TO GO (RCA)
 28 368 19  (4) Brenda Lee: SWEET NUTHIN'S (Brunswick)
 29 350 13  (2) Adam Faith:SOMEONE ELSE'S BABY / BIG TIME (Parlophone)
 30 348 14  (1) Emile Ford/Checkmates:WHAT DO YOU WANT...EYES AT ME FOR?
 31 346 14  (3) Freddy Cannon: WAY DOWN YONDER IN NEW ORLEANS (Top Rank)
 32 335 17  (5) Lonnie Donegan:I WANNA GO HOME (THE WRECK OF THE JOHN `B')
 33 334 16  (3) Tommy Bruce & The Bruisers: AIN'T MISBEHAVIN' (Columbia)
 34 317 10  (1) Michael Holliday: STARRY EYED (Columbia)
 35 305 18  (6) Bob Luman: LET'S THINK ABOUT LIVING (Warner Bros.)
 36 297  6  (1) Cliff Richard & The Shadows:I LOVE YOU/`D' IN LOVE
 37 294 12  (3) Cliff Richard & The Shadows: NINE TIMES OUT OF TEN (Columbia)
 38 294 15  (4) The Everly Brothers:LUCILLE/SO SAD(TO WATCH GOOD LOVE GO BAD)
 39 294 15  (5) Johnny Burnette: DREAMIN' (London)
 40 292 18  (8) Ken Dodd: LOVE IS LIKE A VIOLIN (Decca)
 41 291 15  (4) Anthony Newley: IF SHE SHOULD COME TO YOU (LA MONTANA) (Decca)
 42 289 13  (3) Perry Como: DELAWARE (RCA)
 43 284 13  (4) Duane Eddy: SHAZAM! (London)
 44 282 14  (3) Elvis Presley/Jordanaires:STUCK ON YOU/FAME & FORTUNE (RCA)
 45 282 19  (7) The Kaye Sisters: PAPER ROSES (Philips)
 46 281 19  (5) Mr. Acker Bilk & his Paramount Jazz Band: SUMMER SET (Columbia)
 47 281 19  (8) Johnny & The Hurricanes: BEATNIK FLY (London)
 48 280 14  (3) Emile Ford & The Checkmates: ON A SLOW BOAT TO CHINA (Pye)
 49 279 14  (4) Adam Faith: HOW ABOUT THAT! / WITH OPEN ARMS (Parlophone)
 50 279 16  (7) Marv Johnson: YOU GOT WHAT IT TAKES (London)
 51 277 15  (5) Max Bygraves: FINGS AIN'T WOT THEY USED T'BE (Decca)
 52 275 13  (4) Steve Lawrence: FOOTSTEPS (HMV)
 53 274 19  (9) Hank Locklin: PLEASE HELP ME I'M FALLING (RCA)
 54 268 14  (4) Craig Douglas: PRETTY BLUE EYES (Top Rank)
 55 262 13  (5) Connie Francis: EVERYBODY'S SOMEBODY'S FOOL (MGM)
 56 248 16 (12) Brenda Lee: I'M SORRY (Brunswick)
 57 244 11  (2) Adam Faith: WHAT DO YOU WANT? (Parlophone)
 58 242 14  (9) Johnny Mathis: MY LOVE FOR YOU (Fontana)
 59 240 10  (3) Connie Francis: MY HEART HAS A MIND OF ITS OWN (MGM)
 60 238 13  (5) Adam Faith:WHEN JOHNNY COMES MARCHING HOME/MADE YOU(Parlophone)
 61 237 15  (8) Neil Sedaka: STAIRWAY TO HEAVEN (RCA)
 62 231  9  (5) The Shadows: MAN OF MYSTERY / THE STRANGER (Columbia)
 63 221  9  (4) Peter Sellers/Sophia Loren:GOODNESS GRACIOUS ME!(Parlophone)
 64 218 15  (7) Bobby Rydell: WILD ONE (Columbia)
 65 217 13  (7) Michael Cox: ANGELA JONES (Triumph)
 66 216  8  (3) Nina & Frederik: LITTLE DONKEY (Columbia)
 67 213 11  (5) Tommy Steele: WHAT A MOUTH (WHAT A NORTH & SOUTH) (Decca)
 68 213 13  (8) Brian Hyland:ITSY BITSY TEENIE WEENIE YELLOW POLKADOT BIKINI
 69 211 14  (7) Garry Mills: LOOK FOR A STAR (Top Rank)
 70 210 15 (11) Jack Scott: WHAT IN THE WORLD'S COME OVER YOU (Top Rank)
 71 203  7  (3) Anthony Newley: STRAWBERRY FAIR (Decca)
 72 202 14 (11) John Barry Seven: WALK DON'T RUN (Columbia)
 73 199 13  (9) Rolf Harris:TIE ME KANGAROO DOWN SPORT(Columbia)
 74 199 18 (14) The Piltdown Men: MCDONALD'S CAVE (Capitol)
 75 198 11  (9) Sam Cooke: CHAIN GANG (RCA)
 76 191 12  (4) Lance Fortune: BE MINE (Pye)
 77 191  9  (5) Guy Mitchell: HEARTACHES BY THE NUMBER (Philips)
 78 189 13  (8) The Ventures: WALK DON'T RUN (Top Rank)
 79 187 11  (4) The King Brothers: STANDING ON THE CORNER (Parlophone)
 80 186 12  (8) Bobby Darin: CLEMENTINE (London)
 81 185 12  (8) Bobby Darin: LA MER (BEYOND THE SEA) (London)
 82 178 12  (9) Connie Stevens with Don Ralke: SIXTEEN REASONS (Warner Bros.)
 83 178 13 (10) John Barry Seven + Four:HIT & MISS (THEME FROM `JUKE BOY JURY')
 84 173  8  (4) Adam Faith & the children: LONELY PUP(IN A CHRISTMAS SHOP)
 85 170 11  (7) Tommy Steele: LITTLE WHITE BULL (Decca)
 86 164  7  (3) Neil Sedaka: OH! CAROL (RCA)
 87 163 11 (11) Roy Orbison: BLUE ANGEL / TODAY'S TEARDROPS (London)
 88 162 11 (12) Charlie Drake: MR. CUSTER (Parlophone)
 89 156  6  (3) Johnny Tillotson: POETRY IN MOTION (London)
 90 156 11  (8) Johnny & The Hurricanes: DOWN YONDER (London)
 91 155  7  (4) Elmer Bernstein: STACCATO'S THEME (JOHNNY STACCATO) (Capitol)
 92 155 10  (8) Frankie Laine: RAWHIDE (Philips)
 93 150 16 (18) Emile Ford: THEM THERE EYES (Pye)
 94 148 11 (11) The Platters: HARBOUR LIGHTS (Mercury)
 95 143 11 (12) Johnny Mathis: MISTY (Fontana)
 96 142  9 (10) Craig Douglas: HEART OF A TEENAGE GIRL (Top Rank)
 97 138 12 (15) Frank Sinatra: NICE`N'EASY (Capitol)
 98 132 10 (11) Mark Wynter: IMAGE OF A GIRL (Decca)
 99 132 14 (24) Edith Piaf: MILORD (Columbia)
100 125 11 (19) Billy Fury: THAT'S LOVE (Decca)
101 122 10 (15) Billy Bland: LET THE LITTLE GIRL DANCE (London)
102 121 11 (20) Bryan Johnson: LOOKING HIGH, HIGH, HIGH (Decca)
103 120 10  (9) Billy Fury: COLETTE (Decca)
104 120 11 (18) Johnny Preston:FEEL SO FINE/I'M STARTING TO GO STEADY(Mercury)
105 118 10 (13) Duane Eddy: BONNIE CAME BACK (London)
106 117  9 (12) Emile Ford/Checkmates:YOU'LL NEVER KNOW WHAT YOU'RE MISSING
107 117  9 (15) Gene Vincent & The Beat Boys: PISTOL PACKIN' MAMA (Capitol)
108 115 10 (17) Jerry Lordan: WHO COULD BE BLUER? (Parlophone)
109 114 10 (16) The King Brothers: MAIS OUI (Parlophone)
110 114 13 (23) The Fabulous Flee-Rekkers: GREEN JEANS (Triumph)
111 113  8 (10) Lonnie Donegan: LORELEI (Pye)
112 112  9 (13) Duane Eddy & The Rebels: KOMMOTION (London)
113 110  7 (11) Frank Sinatra: OL' MACDONALD (Capitol)
114 110  7 (13) Lonnie Donegan & his Group: LIVELY (Pye)
115 110  9 (13) The Everly Brothers: LET IT BE ME (London)
116 110  9 (18) Nat `King' Cole: JUST AS MUCH AS EVER (Capitol)
117 108 14 (23) Bob Azzam & his Orchestra: MUSTAPHA (Decca)
118 108 12 (24) Garry Mills: TOP TEEN BABY (Top Rank/EMI)
119 107  7 (11) Fats Domino: BE MY GUEST (London)
120 106  8 (10) Nat `King' Cole: THAT'S YOU (Capitol)
121 104 10 (18) Freddy Cannon: THE URGE (Top Rank)
122 103 11 (19) Fats Domino: COUNTRY BOY (London)
123 102  6 (11) Max Harris & his Group: GURNEY SLADE (Fontana)
124 101  9 (14) Russ Conway: LUCKY FIVE (Columbia)
125 100 10 (16) Russ Conway: PASSING BREEZE (Columbia)
126 100  9 (18) Frank Sinatra: RIVER, STAY `WAY FROM MY DOOR (Capitol)
127  99 11 (21) Teresa Brewer: HOW DO YOU KNOW IT'S LOVE (Coral)
128  98  6  (9) The Ventures: PERFIDIA (London)
129  95  7 (14) Cliff Richard:EXPRESSO BONGO EP:LOVE/A VOICE...WILDERNESS
130  93  8 (16) The Viscounts: SHORTNIN' BREAD (Pye)
131  93 10 (19) Fats Domino: WALKING TO NEW ORLEANS (London)
132  92  9 (19) Ella Fitzgerald: MACK THE KNIFE (HMV)
133  91 10 (24) The Hollywood Argyles: ALLEY-OOP (London)
134  87  4  (6) The Avons:SEVEN LITTLE GIRLS SITTING IN THE BACK SEAT(Columbia)
135  86 10 (23) Mike Preston: I'D DO ANYTHING (Decca)
136  85  8 (15) Russ Conway: ROYAL EVENT (Columbia)
137  85  9 (24) Mark Wynter: KICKIN' UP THE LEAVES (Decca)
138  83  8 (19) Marty Robbins: EL PASO (Fontana)
139  82 11 (28) Bert Weedon: SORRY ROBBIE (Top Rank/EMI)
140  82 12 (36) Makadopoulos & his Greek Serenaders: NEVER ON SUNDAY (Palette)
141  80  5 (13) Ernie Fields & his Orchestra: IN THE MOOD (London)
142  79 10 (29) Manuel/his Music of the Mountains:NEVER ON SUNDAY (Columbia)
143  78  8 (16) Gene Vincent & his Blue Caps: MY HEART (Capitol)
144  76  5 (11) Emile Ford & The Checkmates: COUNTING TEARDROPS (Pye)
145  76 10 (27) Don Costa & his Orchestra & Chorus: NEVER ON SUNDAY (London)
146  75  9 (25) Billy Fury: WONDROUS PLACE (Decca)
147  70  9 (30) Mr. Acker Bilk/Paramount Jazz Band:THE WHITE CLIFFS OF DOVER
148  69  9 (30) Lyn Cornell: NEVER ON SUNDAY (Decca)
149  67  7 (22) Frank Ifield: LUCKY DEVIL (Columbia)
150  67  8 (27) Edward Byrns/Connie Stevens:KOOKIE,KOOKIE(LEND ME YOUR COMB)
151  65  7 (22) Johnny Kidd & The Pirates: RESTLESS (HMV)
152  65  7 (25) Buddy Holly: TRUE LOVE WAYS (Coral)
153  65  8 (26) Buddy Greco: THE LADY IS A TRAMP (Fontana)
154  64  8 (27) Connie Francis: VALENTINO (MGM)
155  62  9 (32) The Fendermen: MULE SKINNER BLUES (Top Rank)
156  61  6 (22) Bobby Rydell: VOLARE (Columbia)
157  61  8 (27) Sam Cooke: WONDERFUL WORLD (HMV)
158  61  8 (32) Wanda Jackson: LET'S HAVE A PARTY (Capitol)
159  59  7 (27) Russ Conway: EVEN MORE PARTY POPS (MEDLEY) (Columbia)
160  58  4 (12) Matt Monro: PORTRAIT OF MY LOVE (Parlophone)
161  57  7 (25) Tommy Sands: THE OLD OAKEN BUCKET (Capitol)
162  56  7 (28) The Four Preps: GOT A GIRL (Capitol)
163  56  8 (29) Joan Regan: PAPA LOVES MAMA (Pye)
164  56  9 (38) Johnny Mathis: YOU ARE BEAUTIFUL (Fontana)
165  54  3  (9) Marty Wilde: BAD BOY (Philips)
166  52  6 (29) Brian Hyland: FOUR LITTLE HEELS (London)
167  51  7 (29) James Darren: BECAUSE THEY'RE YOUNG (Pye Int.)
168  50  4 (20) Frankie Avalon: WHY (HMV)
169  49  4 (17) The Drifters: DANCE WITH ME (London)
170  49  6 (29) Dave Sampson & The Hunters: SWEET DREAMS (Columbia)
171  48  3 (12) Cliff Richard & The Shadows: TRAVELLIN' LIGHT (Columbia)
172  48  7 (32) Bill Black's Combo: DON'T BE CRUEL (London)
173  47  5 (26) Lance Fortune: THIS LOVE I HAVE FOR YOU (Pye)
174  46  4 (18) The Everly Brothers: LIKE STRANGERS (London)
175  46  4 (22) Eddie Cochran: HALLELUJAH, I LOVE HER SO (London)
176  46  5 (24) Ray Charles: GEORGIA ON MY MIND (HMV)
177  45  4 (21) Connie Francis: AMONG MY SOUVENIRS (MGM)
178  45  7 (33) Paul Anka: PUPPY LOVE (Columbia)
179  44  7 (33) Jackie Wilson: (YOU WERE MADE FOR) ALL MY LOVE (Coral)
180  43  5 (21) Gene Vincent & his Blue Caps: WILD CAT (Capitol)
181  43  5 (27) Lonnie Donegan: VIRGIN MARY (Pye)
182  42  6 (34) Joe Brown & The Bruvvers: THE DARK TOWN STRUTTERS' BALL (Decca)
183  41  4 (24) Bobby Rydell: SWAY (Columbia)
184  41  6 (31) Brenda Lee: I WANT TO BE WANTED (Brunswick)
185  41  6 (34) Frankie Vaughan: MILORD (Philips)
186  39  3 (19) Little Tony & his Brothers: TOO GOOD (Decca)
187  39  4 (23) Nat `King' Cole: TIME AND THE RIVER (Capitol)
188  39  5 (30) Mr. Acker Bilk & his Paramount Jazz Band: BUONA SERA (Columbia)
189  38  6 (38) Shirley Bassey: WITH THESE HANDS (Columbia)
190  37  2 (14) Johnny & The Hurricanes: REVEILLE ROCK (London)
191  37  5 (27) Alma Cogan: THE TRAIN OF LOVE (HMV)
192  37  5 (31) Frankie Vaughan: KOOKIE LITTLE PARADISE (Philips)
193  37  5 (36) Sammy Masters: ROCKIN' RED WING (Warner Bros.)
194  37  6 (41) Brook Benton: KIDDIO (Mercury)
195  36  4 (30) Marty Wilde: JOHNNY ROCCO (Philips)
196  35  5 (33) The Crickets: BABY MY HEART / MORE THAN I CAN SAY (Coral)
197  35  5 (33) John Barry Seven: BLACK STOCKINGS (Columbia)
198  34  4 (24) Bert Weedon: APACHE (Top Rank)
199  34  5 (37) Nelson Keene: IMAGE OF A GIRL (HMV)
200  33  4 (27) Keith Kelly: (MUST YOU ALWAYS) TEASE ME / OOH-LA-LA (Parlophone)

 

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