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BILLBOARD MAGAZINE'S TOP 100 OF 1963 (Top 14) PDF Print E-mail
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Nov 02, 2017 at 07:53 AM

BILLBOARD MAGAZINE'S TOP 100 OF 1963 (Top 14) 



  1 SUGAR SHACK-JIMMY GILMER & FIREBALLS-DOT-NOVEMBER   656
  2 HEY,PAULA-PAUL & PAULA-PHILIPS-February                                                               560
  3 DOMINIQUE-SINGING NUN-PHILIPS-November                                                                542
  4 LOUIE,LOUIE-KINGSMEN-Wand-December                                                                    542
  5 HE'S SO FINE-CHIFFONS-Laurie-April                                                                    530
  6 GO AWAY LITTLE GIRL-STEVE LAWRENCE-Columbia-January                                                   528
  7 BLUE VELVET-BOBBY VINTON-Epic-October                                                                 526
  8 MY BOYFRIEND'S BACK-Angels-Smash-August                                                               514
  9 FINGERTIPS PART II-Little Stevie Wonder-Tamla-August                                                  510
 10 TELSTAR-Tornadoes-London-January                                                                      508
 11 Sukiyaki-Kyu Sakamoto-Capitol-July                                                                    498
 12 Rhythm Of The Rain-Cascades-Valiant-March                                                             488
 13 I Will Follow Him-Little Miss Peggy March-RCA-May                                                     476
 14 Walk Like A Man-Four Seasons-Vee Jay-March                                                            464
 15 It's My Party-Lesley Gore-Mercury-June                                                                452
 16 So Much In Love-Tymes-Parkway-July                                                                    450
 17 Walk Right In-Roof Top Singers-Vanguard-February                                                      444
 18 I'm Leaving It Up To You-Dale & Grace-Motel-November                                                  442
 19 The End Of The World-Skeeter Davis-RCA-March                                                          438
 20 Surf City-Jan & Dean-Liberty-July                                                                     432
 21 Easier Said Than Done-Essex-Roulette-June                                                             432
 22 Deep Purple-April Stevens & Neno Tempo-Atco-November                                                  428
 23 If You Wanna Be Happy-Jimmy Soul-London S.P.Q.R.-May                                                  426
 24 Our Day Will Come-Ruby & The Romantics-Kapp-March                                                     420
 25 Ruby Baby-Dion-Columbia-March                                                                         402
 26 Puff(The Magic Dragon)-Peter,Paul & Mary-Warner Brothers-May                                          402
 27 You're The Reason I'm Living-Bobby Darin-Capitol-March                                                398
 28 Blowin' In The Wind-Peter,Paul & Mary-Warner Brothers-August                                          388
 29 Can't Get Used To Losing You-Andy Williams-Columbia-April                                             380
 30 Surfin' U.S.A.-Beach Boys-Capitol-June                                                                376
 31 Busted-Ray Charles-ABC Paramount-October                                                              374
 32 Washington Square-Village Stompers-Epic-November                                                      372
 33 Be My Baby-Ronettes-Philles-September                                                                 370
 34 Wipe Out-Surfaris-Dot-July                                                                            354
 35 The Night Has 1000 Eyes-Bobby Vee-Liberty-January                                                     346
 36 Candy Girl-Four Seasons-Vee Jay-August                                                                336
 37 Heat Wave-Martha & Vandellas-Gordy-September                                                          334
 38 Blue On Blue-Bobby Vinton-Epic-June                                                                   332
 39 Everybody-Tommy Roe-ABC Paramount-November                                                            330
 40 Hello Mudduh, Hello Fadduh!-Alan Sherman-Warner Brothers-August                                       330
 41 Since I Fell For You-Lenny Welch-Cadence-December                                                     330
 42 Baby Workout-Jackie Wilson-Brunswick-April                                                            326
 43 Da Doo Ron Ron-Crystals-Philles-May                                                                   324
 44 Cry Baby-Garnett Mimms & The Enchanters-United Artist-October                                         322
 45 Tie Me Kangaroo Down Sport-Rolf Harris-Epic-August                                                    320
 46 Sally Go Round The Roses-Jaynetts-Tuff-October                                                        314
 47 Tell Him-Exciters-United Artist-January                                                               314
 48 Memphis-Lonnie Mack-Fraternity-July                                                                   306
 49 (You're) The Devil In Disguise-Elvis Presley-July                                                     302
 50 If I Had A Hammer-Trini Lopez-Reprise-September                                                       300
 51 South Street-Orlons-Cameo-April                                                                       298
 52 I Love You Because-Al Martino-Capitol-June                                                            298
 53 You Can't sit Down-Dovells-Parkway-May                                                                296
 54 Pipeline-Chantays-Dot-May                                                                             290
 55 Hello Stranger-Barbara Lewis-Atlantic-July                                                            290
 56 Judy's Turn To Cry-Lesley Gore-Mercury-August                                                         288
 57 Mean Woman Blues-Roy Orbison-Monument-November                                                        286
 58 She's A Fool-Lesley Gore-Mercury-December                                                             278
 59 Hotel Happiness-Brook Benton-Mercury-January                                                          274
 60 Blame It On The Bossa Nova-Eydie Gorme-Colombia-March                                                 268
 61 Two Faces Have I-Lou Christie-Roulette-June                                                           262
 62 It's All Right-Impressions-ABC Paramount-November                                                     254
 63 In Dreams-Roy Orbison-Monument-April                                                                  250
 64 You Don't Have To Be A Baby To Cry-Caravelles-Smash-December                                          248
 65 Surfer Girl-Beach Boys-Capitol-September                                                              244
 66 One Fine Day-Chiffons-Laurie-July                                                                     230
 67 Foolish Little Girl-Shirelles-Scepter-May                                                             230
 68 Those Lazy-Hazy-Crazy Days Of Summer-Nat King Cole-June                                               228
 69 Donna,The Prima Donna-Dion-October                                                                    224
 70 From A Jack To A King-Ned Miller-Fabor-February                                                       224
 71 Losing You-Brenda Lee-Decca-May                                                                       222
 72 Be True To Your School-Beach Boys-Capitol-December                                                    220
 73 My Dad-Paul Peterson-Colpix-January                                                                   220
 74 Up On The Roof-Drifters-Atlantic-February                                                             218
 75 What Will Mary Say-Johnny Mathis-Columbia-March                                                       212
 76 Mockingbird-Inez Foxx-Symbol-September                                                                210
 77 You've Really Got A Hold On Me-Miracles-Tamla-February                                                210
 78 I Can't Stay Mad At You-Skeeter Davis-RCA-November                                                    204
 79 It's Up To You-Rick Nelson-Imperial-January                                                           202
 80 The Monkey Time-Major Lance-Okeh-September                                                            200
 81 Then He Kissed Me-Crystals-Philles-September                                                          192
 82 Loop De Loop-Johnny Thunder-Diamond-February                                                          186
 83 Pepino The Italian Mouse-Lou Monte-Reprise-January                                                    184
 84 Two Lovers-Mary Wells-Motown-January                                                                  184
 85 Drip Drop-Dion-Columbia-December                                                                      182
 86 Young Lovers-Paul & Paula-Philips-April                                                               182
 87 Maria Elena-Los Indios Tabajaras-RCA-November                                                         182
 88 Bossa Nova Baby-Elvis Presley-RCA-November                                                            178
 89 Don't Say Nothin' Bad-Cookies-Dimension-May                                                           178
 90 Fools Rush In-Rick Nelson-Imperial-November                                                           178
 91 Still-Bill Anderson-Decca-June                                                                        178
 92 More-Kai Winding-Verve-August                                                                         176
 93 Wonderful! Wonderful!-Tymes-Parkway-September                                                         174
 94 Wild Weekend-Rockin' Rebels-Swan-March                                                                170
 95 On Broadway-Drifters-Atlantic-April                                                                   166
 96 Walking The Dog-Rufus Thomas-Stax-December                                                            162
 97 Reverend Mr.Black-Kingston Trio-Capitol-May                                                           158
 98 Pride & Joy-Marvin Gaye-Tamla-July                                                                    148
 99 That Sunday That Summer-Nat "King" Cole-Capitol-November                                              146
100 Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah-Bob B.Soxx & The Blue Jeans-Philles-January                                         134
101 Mickey's Monkey-Miracles-Tamla-September                                                              132
102 Just One Look-Doris Troy-Atlantic-August                                                              122
103 18 Yellow Roses-Boby Darin-Capitol-June                                                               122
104 Do The Bird-Dee Dee Sharp-Cameo-April                                                                 122
105 Denise-Randy & The Rainbows-Rust-August                                                               120
106 Don't Think Twice-Peter,Paul & Mary-Warner Brothers-October                                           120
107 Take These Chains From My Heart-Ray Charles-ABC Paramount-May                    120
108 Watermelon Man-Mongo Santamaria-Battle-April                                                          118
109 Honolulu Lulu-Jan & Dean-Liberty-October                                                              116
110 One Broken Heart For Sale-Elvis Presley-RCA Victor-March                                              116
111 Little Red Rooster-Sam Cooke-RCA Victor-December                                                      116
112 Our Winter Love-Bill Pursell-Columbia-March                                                           116
113 Mecca-Gene Pitney-Musicor-April                                                                       112
114 Another Saturday Night-Sam Cooke-RCA Victor-May                                                       110
115 A Walkin' Miracle-Essex-Roulette-September                                                            110
116 Birdland-Chubby Checker-Parkway-June                                                                  110
117 Hey Little Girl-Major Lance-Okeh-December                                                             108
118 I Saw Linda Yesterday-Dickey Lee-Smash-February                                                       102
119 (Down At) Papa Joe's-Dixiebelles-Sound Stage 7-November                                                84
120 Hey Girl-Freddie Scott-Colpix-September                                                                82
121 He's Sure The Boy I Love-Crystals-Philles-February                                                     80
122 Hot Pastrami-Dartells-Dot-May                                                                          76
123 500 Miles Away From Home-Bobby Bare-RCA Victor-November                                                76
124 Talk To Me-Sunny & The Sunglows-Tear Drop-November                                                     74
125 Little Town Flirt-Del Shannon-Big Top-February                                                         74
126 Half Heaven Half Heartache-Gene Pitney-Musicor-February                                                74
127 Not Me-Orlons-Cameo-July                                                                               74
128 Lody Lo-Chubby Checker-Parkway-December                                                                72
129 Send Me Some Lovin'-Sam Cooke-RCA Victor-February                                                      72
130 Hopeless-Andy Williams-Columbia-August                                                                 72
131 Frankie & Johnny-Sam Cooke-RCA Victor-September                                                        68
132 Wonderful Summer-Robin Ward-Dot-December                                                               68
133 Mama Didn't Lie-Jan Bradley-Chess-March                                                                68
134 On Top Of Spaghetti-Tom Glazor & The Children's Chorus-Kapp-July                                       68
135 Danke Schoen-Wayne Newton-Capitol-August                                                               36
136 Charms-Bobby Vee-Liberty-May                                                                           36
137 Green Green-New Christy Minstrels-Columbia-August                                                      34
138 All I Have To Do Is Dream-Richard Chamberlain-MGM-April                                                34
139 I Wanna Be Around-Tony Bennett-Columbia-April                                                          34
140 Fly Me To The Moon-Joe Harnell Orchestra-Kapp-March                                                    34
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