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MUSIC VENDOR USA (BARRY KOWAL) TOP SINGLES FOR 1961 PDF Print E-mail
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Feb 28, 2017 at 10:44 AM
 MUSIC VENDOR USA (BARRY KOWAL) TOP SINGLES FOR 1961

 
No. Song-Artist-Peak Month   
  1 BIG BAD JOHN-JIMMY DEAN-OCTOBER 668 
  2 CALCUTTA-LAWRENCE WELK ORCHESTRA-January 626 
  3 WONDERLAND BY NIGHT-BERT KAEMPFERT ORCHESTRA-January 624 
  4 WONDERLAND BY NIGHT-LOUIS PRIMA-January 624 
  5 EXODUS-FERRANTE & TEICHER-January 616 
  6 MAIN THEME FROM EXODUS (Ari's Theme)-MANTOVANI ORCHESTRA-January 616 
  7 TOSSIN' AND TURNIN'-BOBBY LEWIS-July 578 
  8 RUNAROUND SUE-Dion-October 576 
  9 TRAVELIN' MAN-Rick Nelson-May 560 
 10 PLEASE MR. POSTMAN-The Marvelettes-November 544 
 11 Michael-The Highwaymen-August 534 
 12 Runaway-Del Shannon-April 534 
 13 The Lion Sleeps Tonight-The Tokens-December 532 
 14 Blue Moon-The Marcels-March 522 
 15 Quarter To Three-Gary (U.S.) Bonds-June 512 
 16 Mother-in-law-Ernie K-Doe-May 482 
 17 Surrender-Elvis Presley-March 480 
 18 Wooden Heart-Joe Dowell-August 474 
 19 Pony Time-Chubby Checker-February 468 
 20 Take Good Care Of My Baby-Bobby Vee-September 458 
 21 Walk On By-Leroy Van Dyke-December 456 
 22 A Hundred Pounds Of Clay-Gene McDaniels-May 454 
 23 Raindrops-Dee Clark-July 442 
 24 Running Scared-Roy Orbison-June 440 
 25 Shop Around-The Miracles-February 438 
 26 Hit The Road Jack-Ray Charles-October 432 
 27 The Boll Weevil Song-Brook Benton-July 418 
 28 Crying-Roy Orbison-October 418 
 29 Will You Love Me Tomorrow-The Shirelles-January 418 
 30 Where The Boys Are-Connie Francis-February 412 
 31 Wonderland By Night-Anita Bryant-January 404 
 32 Run To Him-Bobby Vee-December 404 
 33 Moody River-Pat Boone-June 398 
 34 North To Alaska-Johnny Horton-January 394 
 35 Don't Worry-Marty Robbins-March 392 
 36 Fool #1-Brenda Lee-November 384 
 37 This Time-Troy Shondell-October 384 
 38 Wheels-The String-A-Longs-February 384 
 39 Wheels-Billy Vaughn Orchestra-February 384 
 40 Hurt-Timi Yuro-September 374 
 41 Calendar Girl-Neil Sedaka-February 366 
 42 Bristol Stomp-Dovells-October 364 
 43 Breakin' In A Brand New Broken Heart-Connie Francis-June 356 
 44 Dum Dum-Brenda Lee-July 338 
 45 Together-Connie Francis-July 338 
 46 Last Night-The Mar-Keys-August 336 
 47 School Is Out-Gary (U.S.) Bonds-August 336 
 48 Hats Off To Larry-Del Shannon-July 334 
 49 Goodbye Cruel World-James Darren-November 332 
 50 Moon River-Jerry Butler-November 328 
 51 Moon River-Henry Mancini Orchestra-November 328 
 52 I Like It Like That-Chris Kenner-August 326 
 53 Sad Movies (Make Me Cry)-Sue Thompson-October 326 
 54 Dedicated To The One I Love-The Shirelles-April 310 
 55 Daddy's Home-Shep & The Limelites-May 298 
 56 Emotions-Brenda Lee-February 294 
 57 Little Sister-Elvis Presley-September 292 
 58 But I Do-Clarence 'Frogman' Henry-April 292 
 59 I've Told Every Little Star-Linda Scott-May 282 
 60 Yellow Bird-Lawrence Welk Orchestra-July 282 
 61 Yellow Bird-Arthur Lyman Group-July 282 
 62 On The Rebound-Floyd Cramer-April 280 
 63 The Mountain's High-Dick & DeeDee-September 278 
 64 You Can Depend On Me-Brenda Lee-May 276 
 65 Corinna, Corinna-Ray Peterson-January 272 
 66 Mexico-Bob Moore Orchestra-October 270 
 67 Let's Twist Again-Chubby Checker-August 268 
 68 Rubber Ball-Bobby Vee-January 266 
 69 Stand By Me-Ben E. King-June 262 
 70 Angel Baby-Rosie & The Originals-January 260 
 71 Let There Be Drums-Sandy Nelson-December 254 
 72 Hello Walls-Faron Young-June 254 
 73 You're The Reason-Bobby Edwards-November 248 
 74 Who Put The Bomp-Barry Mann-September 246 
 75 The Fly-Chubby Checker-November 246 
 76 Does Your Chewing Gum Lose Its Flavor-Lonnie Donegan & His Skiffle Group-September 236 
 77 Sad Movies (Make Me Cry)-The Lennon Sisters-October 236 
 78 Apache-Jorgen Ingmann-April 234 
 79 I Feel So Bad-Elvis Presley-June 234 
 80 Hello Mary Lou-Rick Nelson-June 228 
 81 There's A Moon Out Tonight-Capris-February 224 
 82 I Love How You Love Me-The Paris Sisters-November 220 
 83 Let's Get Together-Hayley Mills-October 216 
 84 Baby Sittin' Boogie-Buzz Clifford-March 216 
 85 Think Twice-Brook Benton-April 212 
 86 Little Devil-Neil Sedaka-June 206 
 87 Wings Of A Dove-Ferlin Husky-February 202 
 88 Good Time Baby-Bobby Rydell-February 202 
 89 Please Love Me Forever-Cathy Jean & The Roommates-April 200 
 90 Ebony Eyes-Everly Brothers-March 192 
 91 Those Oldies But Goodies-Little Caesar & The Romans-June 188 
 92 You Must Have Been A Beautiful Baby-Bobby Darin-October 186 
 93 Mama Said-The Shirelles-June 186 
 94 Barbara-ann-The Regents-June 166 
 95 I'm Gonna Knock On Your Door-Eddie Hodges-August 164 
 96 Tonight-Ferrante & Teicher-December 162 
 97 Never On Sunday-Chordettes-July 160 
 98 Ya Ya-Lee Dorsey-October 160 
 99 Portrait Of My Love-Steve Lawrence-May 158 
100 The Way You Look Tonight-The Lettermen-October 156 
101 You Don't Know What You've Got-Ral Donner-August 150 
102 Crazy-Patsy Cline-November 148 
103 Asia Minor-Kokomo-April 148 
104 Tower Of Strength-Gene McDaniels-November 136 
105 You Can Have Her-Roy Hamilton-February 136 
106 Gee Whiz (Look At His Eyes)-Carla Thomas-April 134 
107 Tonight-Eddie Fisher-December 120 
108 One Mint Julep-Ray Charles-April 120 
109 Tonight-Jay & The Americans-December 120 
110 I Just Don't Understand-Ann-Margret-September 118 
111 Pretty Little Angel Eyes-Curtis Lee-August 116 
112 You Always Hurt The One You Love-Clarence  Henry-June 110 
113 Spanish Harlem-Ben E. King-March 110 
114 I Fall To Pieces-Patsy Cline-August 108 
115 Once In Awhile-Chimes-January 104 
116 Just For Old Time's Sake-The McGuire Sisters-April 102 
117 Can't Help Falling In Love-Keely Smith-December 92 
118 Can't Help Falling In Love-The Four Esquires-December 92 
119 Tonight My Love, Tonight-Paul Anka-April 84 
120 C'est Si Bon (It's So Good)-Conway Twitty-January 82 
121 Bless You-Tony Orlando-September 80 
122 Lazy River-Bobby Darin-March 78 
123 Walk Right Back-Everly Brothers-March 74 
124 San Antonio Rose-Floyd Cramer-July 74 
125 I Count The Tears-Drifters-January 74 
126 Tonight I Fell In Love-The Tokens-May 74 
127 The Writing On The Wall-Adam Wade-July 74 
128 Heartaches-The Marcels-November 72 
129 My True Story-The Jive Five-September 72 
130 Without You-Johnny Tillotson-October 70 
131 Baby Blue-The Echoes-April 70 
132 There She Goes-Jerry Wallace-February 70 
133 Amor-Ben E. King-August 68 
134 You Can't Sit Down-The Phil Upchurch Combo-July 68 
135 Dedicated To The One I Love-Five Royales-March 46 
136 Wooden Heart-Gus Backus-July 44 
137 Take Good Care Of Her-Adam Wade-May 40 
138 Apache-Sonny James-March 40 
139 Wings Of A Dove-Paul Clayton-January 38 
140 Every Beat Of My Heart-The Pips-July 36 
141 His Latest Flame-Elvis Presley-September 36 
142 Gypsy Woman-The Impressions-December 36 
143 Cupid-Sam Cooke-July 36 
144 Temptation-Everly Brothers-June 34 
145 More Money For You And Me-The Four Preps-October 34 
146 I Understand (Just How You Feel)-The G-Clefs-December 34 
147 Rock-a-hula Baby-Elvis Presley-December 34 

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