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NEW ZEALAND'S (Lever Hit Parade) BEST SELLING SINGLES FOR 1961 PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Barry Kowal   
Jun 24, 2015 at 10:40 AM
NEW ZEALAND'S (Lever Hit Parade) BEST SELLING SINGLES  FOR 1961



 



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No. Song-Artist-Peak Month
  1 BIG BAD JOHN-JIMMY DEAN-NOVEMBER 524 
  2 MICHAEL-THE HIGHWAYMEN-September 484 
  3 EXODUS-FERRANTE AND TEICHER-May 476 
  4 MOON RIVER-JERRY BUTLER-December 464 
  5 BLUE MOON-THE MARCELS-May 460 
  6 CALCUTTA-LAWRENCE WELK-June 452 
  7 WALKIN' BACK TO HAPPINESS-HELEN SHAPIRO-November 422 
  8 ARE YOU SURE-The Allisons-April 414 
  9 TRAVELLIN' MAN-Ricky Nelson-July 366 
 10 THE BOLL WEEVIL SONG-Brook Benton-August 362 
 11 Walk Right Back-The Everly Brothers-April 362 
 12 Take Good Care Of My Baby-Bobby Vee-October 362 
 13 Wonderland By Night-Bert Kaempfert-March 362 
 14 Last Date-Floyd Cramer-February 360 
 15 Surrender-Elvis Presley-March 358 
 16 Well I Ask You-Eden Kane-September 356 
 17 Running Scared-Roy Orbison-June 350 
 18 Hit The Road Jack-Ray Charles-November 348 
 19 Johnny Remember Me-John Leyton-November 346 
 20 Are You Lonesome Tonight-Elvis Presley-February 344 
 21 Poetry In Motion-Johnny Tillotson-January 334 
 22 Sailor-Petula Clark-March 326 
 23 Save The Last Dance For Me-The Drifters-January 320 
 24 I Love To Dance (But Never On Sunday)-Eydie Gorme-August 310 
 25 You Don't Know-Helen Shapiro-October 308 
 26 Wheels-The String-a-longs-June 308 
 27 Runaway-Del Shannon-June 306 
 28 Moody River-Pat Boone-July 294 
 29 As Long As He Needs Me-Shirley Bassey-February 292 
 30 Dum Dum-Brenda Lee-August 282 
 31 I Love You-Cliff Richard & The Shadows-March 280 
 32 Crying-Roy Orbison-November 276 
 33 The Writing On The Wall-Adam Wade-August 272 
 34 I've Told Every Little Star-Linda Scott-July 264 
 35 Goodness Gracious Me-Peter Sellers & Sophia Loren-January 260 
 36 Raindrops-Dee Clark-August 250 
 37 Lazy River-Bobby Darin-April 246 
 38 How About That-Adam Faith-January 218 
 39 Hats Off To Larry-Del Shannon-August 216 
 40 Quarter To Three-U.s. Bonds-September 212 
 41 Will You Love Me Tomorrow-The Shirelles-April 212 
 42 A Girl Like You-Cliff Richard & The Shadows-September 210 
 43 Theme For A Dream-Cliff Richard & The Shadows-June 208 
 44 Where The Boys Are-Connie Francis-April 208 
 45 Rocking Goose-Johnny And The Hurricanes-February 208 
 46 Wooden Heart-Elvis Presley-May 208 
 47 F.b.i.-The Shadows-May 202 
 48 Romeo-Petula Clark-September 202 
 49 You're Driving Me Crazy-The Temperance Seven-June 168 
 50 You're Sixteen-Johnny Burnett-March 158 
 51 I'm Counting On You-Johnny O'keefe-November 156 
 52 You'll Never Know-Shirley Bassey-July 154 
 53 Ramona-The Blue Diamonds-January 154 
 54 A 100 Pounds Of Clay-Gene Mcdaniels-June 154 
 55 Hello Mary Lou-Ricky Nelson-September 152 
 56 Fool Number One-Brenda Lee-December 152 
 57 Little Sister-Elvis Presley-October 152 
 58 Stay-Maurice Williams & The Zodiacs-January 152 
 59 New Orleans-Gary U.s. Bonds-February 150 
 60 Theme From The Apartment-Ferrante And Teicher-January 150 
 61 Breakin' In A Brand New Broken Heart-Connie Francis-June 150 
 62 Pasadena-The Temperance Seven-August 150 
 63 Strawberry Fair-Anthony Newley-March 150 
 64 Don't Treat Me Like A Child-Helen Shapiro-July 148 
 65 Last Night-The Mar-keys-September 146 
 66 I Love How You Love Me-The Paris Sisters-December 146 
 67 North To Alaska-Johnny Horton-January 146 
 68 Portrait Of My Love-Matt Monro-May 146 
 69 Pepe-Duane Eddy-April 146 
 70 On The Rebound-Floyd Cramer-June 144 
 71 The Mountain's High-Dick And Deedee-November 144 
 72 But I Do-Clarence 'frogman' Henry-May 144 
 73 I'm Gonna Knock On Your Door-Eddie Hodges-August 142 
 74 Frightened City-The Shadows-July 142 
 75 You Must Have Been A Beautiful Baby-Bobby Darin-November 106 
 76 Rubber Ball-Bobby Vee-March 106 
 77 Milord-Edith Piaf-January 104 
 78 Kon-tiki-The Shadows-November 102 
 79 The Twist-Herma Keil & The Keil Isles-December 100 
 80 Pretty Little Angel Eyes-Curtis Lee-October 100 
 81 The Green Leaves Of Summer-The Brothers Four-June 100 
 82 My Kind 0f Girl-Matt Monro-August 100 
 83 Theme From Dixie-Duane Eddy-July 98 
 84 As If I Didn't Know-Adam Wade-November 98 
 85 Wild In The Country-Elvis Presley-October 98 
 86 I Like It Like That,part I-Chris Kenner-September 98 
 87 Together-Connie Francis-September 98 
 88 A Scottish Soldier-Andy Stewart-July 98 
 89 Reach For The Stars-Shirley Bassey-November 98 
 90 Sailor-Lolita-February 98 
 91 Perfidia-The Ventures-March 96 
 92 Weep No More My Baby-Brenda Lee-November 96 
 93 Yellow Bird-Arthur Lyman Group-October 94 
 94 Jealousy-Billy Fury-November 94 
 95 Every Beat Of My Heart-Gladys Knight & The Pips-November 94 
 96 Don't Worry-Marty Robbins-April 94 
 97 Calendar Girl-Neil Sedaka-March 94 
 98 You Can Depend On Me-Brenda Lee-June 92 
 99 Halfway To Paradise-Billy Fury-August 92 
100 His Latest Flame-Elvis Presley-October 92 
101 You Don't Know What You've Got (Until You Lose It)-Ral Donner-October 92 
102 Hurt-Timi Yuro-October 90 
103 More Than I Can Say-Bobby Vee-May 90 
104 I'll Save The Last Dance For You-Damita Jo-February 54 
105 Dreamin'-Johnny Burnett-January 54 
106 More Money For You And Me Medley-The Four Preps-November 54 
107 Granada-Frank Sinatra-December 54 
108 Devil Or Angel-Bobby Vee-January 52 
109 Have A Drink On Me-Lonnie Donegan-November 52 
110 John Brown's Baby-Jimmy Rodgers-July 50 
111 Fings Ain't Wot They Used T'be-Max Bygraves-March 50 
112 Mexico-Bob Moore-December 50 
113 My Last Date (With You)-Skeeter Davis-March 48 
114 You'll Answer To Me-Cleo Laine-December 48 
115 Muskrat-The Everly Brothers-September 46 
116 C'est Si Bon-Conway Twitty-March 46 
117 You Talk Too Much-Teddy Bennett-January 46 
118 Goodnight Mrs. Flintstone-The Piltdown Men-June 44 
119 Theme From The Magnificent Seven-Al Caiola-August 44 

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