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BILLBOARD MAGAZINE'S TOP 100 OF 1961 (TOP 100) PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Barry Kowal   
Aug 14, 2017 at 10:29 PM

BILLBOARD MAGAZINE'S TOP 100 OF 1961 (TOP 100)

BOBBY LEWIS- TOSSIN' & TURNIN' 17 GREAT HITS CD NEW 50s

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 No.-Song-Artist-Label-Month                                        Score   Peak
  1-TOSSIN' & TURNIN'-BOBBY LEWIS-BELTONE-AUGUST                     1803      1
  2-EXODUS-FERRANTE & TEICHER-UNITED ARTIST-February                 1713      2
  3-LET'S TWIST AGAIN-CHUBBY CHECKER-PARKWAY-August                  1503      8
  4-WONDERLAND BY NIGHT-BERT KAEMPFERT-Decca-January                 1476      1
  5-WILL YOU LOVE ME TOMORROW-SHIRELLES-Scepter-February             1472      1
  6-PLEASE,MR.POSTMAN-MARVELETTES-Tamla-December                     1401      1
  7-DEDICATED TO THE ONE I LOVE-SHIRELLES-Scepter-March              1381      3
  8-CALCUTTA-Lawrence Welk-Dot-February                              1371      1
  9-PONY TIME-Chubby Checker-Parkway-March                           1362      1
 10-TRAVELIN' MAN-Rick Nelson-Imperial-May                           1358      1
 11-Runaway-Del Shannon-Big Top-April                                1346      1
 12-Big Bad John-Jimmy Dean-Columbia-November                        1328      1
 13-Running Scared-Roy Orbison-Monument-June                         1325      1
 14-Bristol Stomp-Dovells-Parkway-November                           1296      2
 15-Michael-Highwaymen-United Artist-September                       1281      1
 16-Good-bye Cruel World-James Darren-December                       1277      3
 17-My True Story-Jive Five-Beltone-September                        1266      3
 18-Run To Him-Bobby Vee-Liberty-December                            1253      2
 19-Runaround Sue-Dion-Laurie-October                                1243      1
 20-Lion Sleeps Tonight-Tokens-RCA-December                          1240      1
 21-Shop Around-Miracles-Tamla-February                              1240      2
 22-Wheels-String Alongs-Warwick-March                               1238      3
 23-Let There Be Drums-Sandy Nelson-Imperial-December                1238      7
 24-Wings Of A Dove-Ferlin Husky-Capitol-February                    1223     12
 25-Don't Worry-Marty Robbins-Columbia-March                         1205      3
 26-Mother-In-Law-Ernie K.Doe-Minit-May                              1199      1
 27-Boll Weevil Song-Brook Benton-Mercury-July                       1198      2
 28-Where The Boys Are-Connie Francis-MGM-March                      1193      4
 29-Walk On By-Leroy Van Dyke-Mercury-December                       1190      5
 30-I Like It Like That-Chris Kenner-Instant-August                  1186      2
 31-Wooden Heart-Joey Dowell-Smash-August                            1171      1
 32-Take Good Care Of My Baby-Bobby Vee-Liberty-October              1167      1
 33-Crying-Roy Orbison-Monument-October                              1167      2
 34-A Hundred Pounds Of Clay-Gene McDaniels-Liberty-May              1162      3
 35-I Fall To Pieces-Patsy Cline-Decca-September                     1151     12
 36-Quarter To Three-Gary U.S.Bonds-Legrand-July                     1148      1
 37-Hello Mary Lou-Rick Nelson-Imperial-June                         1148      9
 38-Apache-Jorgen Ingmann & His Guitar-Atco-March                    1147      2
 39-Moody River-Pat Poone-Dot-June                                   1131      1
 40-Blue Moon-Marcels-Colpix-April                                   1130      1
 41-Raindrops-Dee Clark-Vee Jay-July                                 1127      2
 42-Hit The Road Jack-Ray Charles-ABC Paramount-October              1120      1
 43-Moon River-Jerry Butler-Vee Jay-December                         1108     11
 44-Last Night-Mar-keys-Satellite-August                             1107      3
 45-Fool #1-Brenda Lee-Decca-November                                1096      3
 46-But I Do-Clarence Frogman Henry-Argo-April                       1092      4
 47-Angel Baby-Rosie & Originals-Highland-February                   1090      5
 48-Rubber Ball-Bobby Vee-Liberty-January                            1088      6
 49-Take Good Care Of Her-Adam Wade-Coed-May                         1078      7
 50-Surrender-Elvis Presley-RCA-March                                1072      1
 51-Calendar Girl-Neil Sedaka-RCA-February                           1072      4
 52-This Time-Troy Shondell-Liberty-October                          1068      6
 53-On The Rebound-Floyd Cramer-RCA-April                            1067      4
 54-Portrait Of My Love-Steve Lawrence-United Artist-May             1066      9
 55-Stand By Me-Ben E. King-Atco-June                                1060      4
 56-Daddy's Home-Shep & Limelights-Hull-May                          1059      2
 57-I Understand Just How You Feel-G Cleffs-Terrace-December         1053      9
 58-I Love How You Love Me-Paris Sisters-Gragmark-November           1047      5
 59-Spanish Harlem-Ben E.King-Atco-March                             1047     10
 60-The Fly-Chubby Checker-Parkway-November                          1030      7
 61-Mexico-Bob Moore-Monument-October                                1029      7
 62-The Mountain's High-Dick & Dee Dee-Liberty-September             1004      2
 63-Walk Right Back-Everly Brothers-Warner Brothers-April            1001      7
 64-Asia Minor-Kokomo-Felstead-April                                  996      5
 65-Many Tears Ago-Connie Francis-MGM-January                         996      7
 66-Sad Movies-Sue Thompson-Hickory-October                           995      5
 67-There's A Moon Out Tonight-Capris-Old Town-February               989      3
 68-Every Beat Of My Heart-Pips-Vee Jay-July                          989      6
 69-Dum Dum-Brenda Lee-Decca-August                                   981      4
 70-Hats Off To Larry-Del Shannon-Big Top-August                      980      5
 71-Little Sister-Elvis Presley-RCA-October                           980      5
 72-Once In Awhile-The Chimes-Tags-February                           964     11
 73-Hello Walls-Faron Young-Capitol-June                              964     12
 74-Tower Of Strength-Gene McDaniels-Liberty-November                 962      5
 75-Yellow Bird-Arthur Lyman Group-Hi Fi-July                         959      4
 76-Baby Sittin' Boogie-Buzz Clifford-Columbia-March                  955      6
 77-Don't Bet Money Honey-Linda Scott-Canadian American-September     951      9
 78-Let's Get Together-Hayley Mills-Vista-October                     947      8
 79-One Mint Julep-Ray Charles-Impulse-May                            941      8
 80-You Can Depend On Me-Brenda Lee-Decca-May                         928      6
 81-Those Oldies But Goodies-Little Caesar & The Romans-Del-fi-June   921      9
 82-Gee Whiz-Carla Thomas-Atlantic-March                              921     10
 83-Ya Ya-Lee Dorsey-Fury-October                                     917      7
 84-Hurt-Timi Yuro-Liberty-September                                  913      4
 85-You Don't Know What You've Got(Until You Lose It)-Ral Donner-Gone-Sep.912  4
 86-I've Told Every Little Star-Linda Scott-Canadian American-May     906      3
 87-Corinna,Corinna-Ray Peterson-Dunes-January                        903      9
 88-Ebony Eyes-Everly Brothers-Warner Brothers-March                  895      8
 89-Who Put The Bomp-Barry Mann-ABC Paramount-September               880      7
 90-Tonight-Ferranti & Teicher-United Artist-December                 872      8
 91-My Kind Of Girl-Matt Monroe-Warwick-August                        868     18
 92-School Is Out-Gary US Bonds-Legrand-September                     859      5
 93-Baby Blue-Echoes-Segway-May                                       858     12
 94-Mama Said-Shirelles-Scepter-May                                   849      4
 95-Think Twice-Brook Benton-Mercury-March                            849     11
 96-Does Your Chewing Gum Lose Its Flavor-Lonnie Donegan -Dot-September 847    5
 97-Gypsy Woman-Impressions-ABC Paramount-December                    846     20
 98-Writing On The Wall-Adam Wade-Coed-July                           844      5
 99-You Must Have Been A Beautiful Baby-Bobby Darin-Atco-October      841      5
100-The Way You Look Tonight-Lettermen-Capitol-October                841     13
                                                                               
 

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