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  1-THE TWIST-CHUBBY CHECKER-PARKWAY-JANUARY                                816
  3-STRANGER ON THE SHORE-MR. ACKER BILK-ATCO-May                           706
  4-LIMBO ROCK-CHUBBY CHECKER-Parkway-December                              688
  5-ROSES ARE RED (MY LOVE)-BOBBY VINTON-Epic-July                          660
  6-BIG GIRLS DON'T CRY-FOUR SEASONS-Vee Jay-November                       652
  7-SHERRY-FOUR SEASONS-Vee Jay-September                                   652
  8-THE PEPPERMINT TWIST-Joey Dee & The Starliters-Roulette-January         624
  9-RETURN TO SENDER-Elvis Presley-RCA-December                             616
 10-MASHED POTATO TIME-Dee Dee Sharp-Cameo-April                            594
 11-Hey! Baby-Bruce Channel-Smash-March                                     580
 12-Bobby's Girl-Marcie Blane-Seville-December                              560
 13-Soldier Boy-Shirelles-Scepter-May                                       548
 14-Duke Of Earl-Gene Chandler-Vee Jay-March                                544
 15-Ramblin'Rose-Nat King Cole-Capitol-September                            530
 16-The Stripper-David Rose-MGM-June                                        524
 17-Monster Mash-Bobby "Boris" Pickett-Garpax-October                       520
 18-Johnny Angel-Shelley Fabares-Colpix-April                               520
 19-The Loco-Motion-Little Eva-Dimension-August                             514
 20-All Alone Am I-Brenda Lee-Decca-November                                482
 21-Good Luck Charm-Elvis Presley-RCA-April                                 470
 22-Slow Twistin'-Chubby Checker-Parkway-April                              456
 23-He's A Rebel Crystals-Philles-November                                  452
 24-Green Onions-Booker T. & The MGs-Stax-September                         444
 25-Breaking Up Is Hard To Do-Neil Sedaka-RCA-July                          442
 26-The Wanderer-Dion-Laurie-February                                       440
 27-Can't Help Falling In Love-Elvis Presley-RCA-January                    438
 28-I Know(You Don?t Love Me No More)-Barbara George-AFO-January            424
 29-Do You Love Me-Contours-Gordy-October                                   422
 30-Sheila-Tommy Roe-ABC Paramount-September                                418
 31-Don't Break The Heart That Loves You Connie Francis-MGM-March           414
 32-Midnight In Moscow-Kenny Ball-Kapp-March                                398
 33-Sealed With A Kiss-Brian Hyland-ABC Paramount-July                      390
 34-Patches-Dicky Lee-Smash-October                                         386
 35-Palisades Park-Freddy Cannon-Swan-June                                  374
 36-Wah Watusi-Orlons-Cameo-July                                            372
 37-It Keeps Right On A Hurtin'-Johnny Tillotson-Cadence-June               350
 38-Let Me In-Sensations-Argo-March                                         342
 39-Norman-Sue Thompson-Hickory-February                                    340
 40-Only Love Can Break Your-Gene Pitney-Musicor-November                   328
 41-Lonely Bull(El Solo Torro)-Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass-A&M-December 328
 42-Don't Hang Up-Orlons-Cameo-November                                     322
 43-Wolverton Mountain-Claude King-Columbia-July                            314
 44-Love Letters-Kitty Lester-Era-April                                     310
 45-The One Who Really Loves You-Mary Wells-Motown-June                     306
 46-Ahab,The Arab-Ray Stevens-Mercury-August                                302
 47-Alley Cat-Bent Fabric & His Piano-Atco-October                          298
 48-Twist And Shout-Isley Brothers-Wand-August                              296
 49-A Little Bitty Tear-Burl Ives-Decca-February                            286
 50-She Cried-Jay & The Americans-United Artist-May                         284
 51-She's Not You-Elvis Presley-RCA-September                               282
 52-Lover Please-Clyde McPhatter-Mercury-May                                276
 53-Break It To Me Gently-Brenda Lee-Decca-March                            276
 54-You'll Lose A Good Thing-Barbara Lynn-Jamie-August                      272
 55-Speedy Gonzales-Pat Boone-Dot-July                                      268
 56-Twistin' The Night Away-Sam Cooke-RCA-March                             266
 57-Party Lights-Claudine Clark-Chancellor-August                           262
 58-Stranger On The Shore-Andy Williams?Columbia-June                       262
 59-Dear Lady Twist-Gary U.S. Bonds-LeGrande-February                       252
 60-Young World-Rick Nelson-Imperial-April                                  248
 61-Release Me-"Little Esther"Phillips-Lenox-December                       248
 62-Snap Your Fingers-Joe Henderson-Todd-June                               248
 63-Playboy-Marvelettes-Tamla-June                                          242
 64-Lovers Who Wander-Dion-Laurie-June                                      236
 65-(The Man Who Shot) Liberty Vallence-Gene Pitney-Musicor-June            236
 66-You Are My Sunshine-Ray Charles-ABC Paramount-December                  236
 67-Let's Dance-Chris Montez-Monogram-October                               232
 68-Al Di La'-Emilio Pericoli-Warner Brothers-July                          226
 69-What's Your Name-Don & Juan-Big Top-March                               220
 70-Everybody Loves Me But You-Brenda Lee-Decca-May                         214
 71-Crying In The Rain-Everly Brothers-Warner Brothers-March                212
 72-Happy Birthday Sweet Sixteen-Neil Sedaka-RCA-January                    206
 73-When The Boy In Your Arms(Is...Your Heart)-Connie Francis-MGM-January   206
 74-P.T. 109-Jimmy Dean-Columbia-May                                        202
 75-A Little Bitty Tear-Wanda Jackson?February                              200
 76-Teen Age Idol-Rick Nelson-Imperial-September                            188
 77-Don't Play That Song (You Lied) -Ben E. King-Atco-June                  186
 78-Unchain My Heart-Ray Charles-ABC Paramount-January                      184
 79-You Don't Know Me-Ray Charles-ABC Paramount-September                   184
 80-You Belong To Me-Duprees-Coed-September                                 182
 81-Second Hand Love-Connie Francis-MGM-June                                176
 82-Love Me Warm And Tender-Paul Anka-ABC Paramount-April                   176
 83-Baby It's You-Shirelles-Scepter-February                                174
 84-Shout-Joey Dee & The Starliters-Roulette-May                            172
 85-Dream Baby (How Long Must I Dream)-Roy Orbison-Monument-March           170
 86-Ride!-Dee Dee Sharp-Cameo-December                                      168
 87-Gina-Johnny Mathis-Columbia-November                                    168
 88-Old Rivers-Walter Brennan-Liberty-May                                   168
 89-Popeye-Chubby Checker-Parkway-December                                  164
 90-Next Door To An Angel-Neil Sedaka-RCA-November                          162
 91-Lie To Me-Brook Benton-Mercury-September                                156
 92-Town Without Pity-Gene Pitney-Musicor-January                           156
 93-Things-Bobby Darin-Atco-August                                          154
 94-(Dance With) The Guitar Man-Duane Eddy-RCA-December                     152
 95-Desafinado-Stan Getz & Charlie Byrd?Verve-November                      144
 96-I Remember You-Frank Ifield-Vee Jay-October                             128
 97-Gravy(For My Mashed Potatoes)-Dee Dee Sharp-Cameo-July                  122
 98-Surfin' Safari-Beach Boys-Capitol-October                               118
 99-Venus In Blue Jeans-Jimmy Clanton-Ace-October                           118
100-You Beat Me To The Punch-Mary Wells-Motown-September                    118
101-Johnny Get Angry-Joanie Sommers-Warner Brothers-July                    114
102-Dear One-Larry Finnegan-Old Town-April                                  112
103-Smoky Places-Corsairs-Tuff-March                                        110
104-Twist,Twist Senora-Gary U.S. Bonds-LeGrande-May                         108
105-Her Royal Majesty-James Darren?Colpix-March                              86
106-Vacation-Connie Francis?MGM-August                                       80
107-Uptown-Crystals?Philles-May                                              80
108-Shout! Shout!(Knock Yourself Out)-Ernie Maresca?Seville-May              78
109-She?s Everything(I Wanted You To Be)-Ral Donner?Gone-February            78
110-Rinky Dink-Dave ?Baby? Cortez?Chess-September                            78
111-A Swingin? Safari-Billy Vaughn & Orchestra?Dot-September                 78
112-Funny Way Of Laughin?-Burl Ives?Decca-May                                76
113-She?s Got You-Patsy Cline?Decca-March                                    74
114-Any Day Now (My Wild Beautiful Bird)-Chuck Jackson?Wand-June             72
115-Theme From Dr. Kildare(Three Stars...)-Richard Chamberlain-July          70
116-Close To Cathy-Mike Clifford?United Artists-November                     70
117-Dancin? Party-Chubby Checker?Parkway-July                                 68
118-Dear Lonely Hearts-Nat King Cole?Capitol-December                        68
119-Bring It On Home To Me-Sam Cooke?RCA Victor-August                       44
120-If I Had A Hammer (The Hammer Song)-Peter, Paul & Mary?WB-October        36
121-Cotton Fields-Highwaymen?United Artists-February                         36
122-The Cha-Cha-Cha-Bobby Rydell?Cameo-November                              36
123-Cindy?s Birthday-Johnny Crawford?Del-Fi-June                              36
124-Little Diane-Dion?Laurie-August                                          34
125-Send Me The Pillow You Dream On-Johnny Tillotson?Cadence-September       34
126-Soul Twist-King Curtis & Noble Knights?Enjoy-May                         34
127-What Kind Of Fool Am I-Sammy Davis, Jr.?Reprise-October                  34
128-What Kind Of Fool Am I-Anthony Newley?London-October                     34

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