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BILLBOARD MAGAZINE'S (USA) TOP SINGLES OF 1961 (TOP14) PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Barry Kowal   
Oct 14, 2017 at 10:33 PM

BILLBOARD MAGAZINE'S (USA) TOP SINGLES OF 1961 (TOP14)

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



  1 TOSSIN' & TURNIN'-BOBBY LEWIS-BELTONE-AUGUST         762
  2 WONDERLAND BY NIGHT-BERT KAEMPFERT-DECCA-January                                        622
  3 BIG BAD JOHN-JIMMY DEAN-Columbia-November                                                             610
  4 CALCUTTA-LAWRENCE WELK-Dot-February                                                                   588
  5 RUNAWAY-DEL SHANNON-Big Top-April                                                                     578
  6 RUNAROUND SUE-DION-Laurie-October                                                                     576
  7 LION SLEEPS TONIGHT-TOKENS-RCA-December                                                               574
  8 EXODUS-Ferrante & Teicher-United Artist-February                                                      558
  9 MICHAEL-Highwaymen-United Artist-September                                                            548
 10 DEDICATED TO THE ONE I LOVE-Shirelles-Scepter-March                                           524
 11 Pony Time-Chubby Checker-Parkway-March                                                                518
 12 Bristol Stomp-Dovells-Parkway-November                                                                512
 13 Blue Moon-Marcels-Colpix-April                                                                        508
 14 Good bye Cruel World-James Darren-December                                                            504
 15 Please,Mr.Postman-Marvelettes-Tamla-December                                                          500
 16 Hit The Road Jack-Ray Charles-ABC Paramount-October                                                   500
 17 Quarter To Three-Gary U.S.Bonds-Legrand-July                                                          496
 18 Travelin' Man-Ricky Nelson-Imperial-May                                                               492
 19 Will You Love Me Tomorrow-Shirelles-Scepter-February                                                  488
 20 Walk On By-Leroy Van Dyke-Mercury-December                                                            478
 21 Boll Weevil Song-Brook Benton-Mercury-July                                                            460
 22 Take Good Care Of My Baby-Bobby Vee-Liberty-October                                         456
 23 Surrender-Elvis Presley-RCA-March                                                                     456
 24 Raindrops-Dee Clark-Vee Jay-July                                                                      454
 25 Mother-In-Law-Ernie K.Doe-Minit-May                                                                   452
 26 Run To Him-Bobby Vee-Liberty-December                                                                 446
 27 Wooden Heart-Joey Dowell-Smash-August                                                                 414
 28 I Like It Like That-Chris Kenner-Instant-August                                                       408
 29 A Hundred Pounds Of Clay-Gene McDaniels-Liberty-May                                      406
 30 Moody River-Pat Poone-Dot-June                                                                        402
 31 Don't Worry-Marty Robbins-Columbia-March                                                              402
 32 Shop Around-Miracles-Tamla-February                                                                   386
 33 Apache-Jorgen Ingmann & His Guitar-Atco-March                                                         384
 34 Angel Baby-Rosie & Originals-Highland-February                                                        378
 35 Crying-Roy Orbison-Monument-October                                                                   352
 36 This Time-Troy Shondell-Liberty-October                                                               348
 37 Last Night-Mar keys-Satellite-August                                                                  342
 38 Running Scared-Roy Orbison-Monument-June                                                              338
 39 Dum Dum-Brenda Lee-Decca-August                                                                       332
 40 On The Rebound-Floyd Cramer-RCA-April                                                                 330
 41 Wheels-String Alongs-Warwick-March                                                                    328
 42 Hats Off To Larry-Del Shannon-Big Top-August                                                          318
 43 Every Beat Of My Heart-Pips-Vee Jay-July                                                              318
 44 Fool #1-Brenda Lee-Decca-November                                                                     304
 45 One Mint Julep-Ray Charles-Impulse-May                                                                304
 46 The Fly-Chubby Checker-Parkway-November                                                               296
 47 Take Good Care Of Her-Adam Wade-Coed-May                                                              292
 48 Where The Boys Are-Connie Francis-MGM-March                                                           290
 49 Writing On The Wall-Adam Wade-Coed-July                                                               290
 50 But I Do-Clarence Frogman Henry-Argo-April                                                            288
 51 You Don't Know What You've Got(Until You Lose It)-Ral Donner-Gone-September   288
 52 Corinna,Corinna-Ray Peterson-Dunes-January                                                            288
 53 Calendar Girl-Neil Sedaka-RCA-February                                                                284
 54 Stand By Me-Ben E. King-Atco-June                                                                     276
 55 Yellow Bird-Arthur Lyman Group-Hi Fi-July                                                             276
 56 Tower Of Strength-Gene McDaniels-Liberty-November                                        276
 57 Mama Said-Shirelles-Scepter-May                                                                       274
 58 Rubber Ball-Bobby Vee-Liberty-January                                                                 268
 59 Daddy's Home-Shep & Limelights-Hull-May                                                               260
 60 Breakin' In A Brand New Heart-Connie Francis-MGM-May                                                  260
 61 I Love How You Love Me-Paris Sisters-Gragmark-November                                    258
 62 I've Told Every Little Star-Linda Scott-Canadian American-May                                         254
 63 Together-Connie Francis-MGM-August                                                                    254
 64 Many Tears Ago-Connie Francis-MGM-January                                                             252
 65 Baby Sittin' Boogie-Buzz Clifford-Columbia-March                                                      250
 66 Let There Be Drums-Sandy Nelson-Imperial-December                                                     250
 67 Mexico-Bob Moore-Monument-October                                                                     248
 68 Let's Get Together-Hayley Mills-Vista-October                                                         246
 69 My True Story-Jive Five-Beltone-September                                                             242
 70 Sad Movies-Sue Thompson-Hickory-October                                                               242
 71 Ya Ya-Lee Dorsey-Fury-October                                                                         240
 72 Does Your Chewing Gum Lose Its Flavor-Lonnie Donegan-Dot-September                     234
 73 You Can Depend On Me-Brenda Lee-Decca-May                                                    230
 74 There's A Moon Out Tonight-Capris-Old Town-February                                        228
 75 Little Sister-Elvis Presley-RCA-October                                                               228
 76 Emotions-Brenda Lee-Decca-February                                                                    224
 77 Let's Twist Again-Chubby Checker-Parkway-August                                                       222
 78 Walk Right Back-Everly Brothers-Warner Brothers-April                                                 216
 79 Ebony Eyes-Everly Brothers-Warner Brothers-March                                                      212
 80 The Mountain's High-Dick & Dee Dee-Liberty-September                                                  202
 81 Tonight-Ferranti & Tiecher-United Artist-December                                                     196
 82 Moon River-Jerry Butler-Vee Jay-December                                                              192
 83 Pretty Little Angel Eyes-Curtis Lee-Dunes-August                                                      190
 84 You Must Have Been A Beautiful Baby-Bobby Darin-Atco-October                              184
 85 School Is Out-Gary US Bonds-Legrand-September                                                         184
 86 Hurt-Timi Yuro-Liberty-September                                                                      180
 87 I Feel So Bad-Elvis Presley-RCA-June                                                                  178
 88 Asia Minor-Kokomo-Felstead-April                                                                      172
 89 Those Oldies But Goodies-Little Caesar & The Romans-Del fi-June                         170
 90 Who Put The Bomp-Barry Mann-ABC Paramount-September                                        168
 91 San Antonio Rose-Floyd Cramer-RCA-July                                                                166
 92 Without You-Johnny Tillotson-Cadence-September                                                        164
 93 Portrait Of My Love-Steve Lawrence-United Artist-May                                                  158
 94 As If I Didn't Know-Adam Wade-Coed-September                                                          158
 95 Dance On Little Girl-Paul Anka-ABC Paramount-July                                                     156
 96 Once In A While-The Chimes-Tags-February                                                              150
 97 Good Time Baby-Bobby Rydell-Cameo-March                                                               148
 98 Don't Bet Money Honey-Linda Scott-Canadian American-September                            130
 99 Crazy-Patsy Cline-Decca-November                                                                      120
100 One Track Mind-Bobby Lewis-Beltone-September                                                          120
101 Spanish Harlem-Ben E.King-Atco-March                                                                  118
102 Gee Whiz-Carla Thomas-Atlantic-March                                                                  114
103 Think Twice-Brook Benton-Mercury-March                                                                114
104 I Don't Know Why-Linda Scott-Canadian American-December                                       112
105 I Understand (Just How You Feel)-G-Clefs-Terrace-November                                      112
106 You Always Hurt The One You Love-Clarence (Frogman) Henry-Argo-June               110
107 Wings Of A Dove-Ferlin Husky-Capitol-February                                                         110
108 Please Love Me Forever-Cathy Jean & The Roommates-Valmor-April                           108
109 Never On Sunday-Chordettes-Cadence-August                                                  106
110 (Marie's The Name) His Latest Flame-Elvis Presley-RCA-September                           96
111 Heartaches-Marcels-Colpix-November                                                                     84
112 Tragedy-Fleetwoods-Dolton-May                                                                          82
113 Hello Mary Lou-Ricky Nelson-Imperial-May                                                               78
114 When We Get Married-Dreamlovers-Heritage-September                                       78
115 Little Devil-Neil Sedaka-RCA-May                                                                       76
116 A Wonder Like You-Rick Nelson-Imperial-November                                              76
117 You're The Reason-Bobby Edwards-Crest-November                                             76
118 Hello Walls-Faron Young-Capitol-June                                                                   76
119 Barbara Ann-Regents-Gee-June                                                                           72
120 Baby Blue-Echoes-Segway-April                                                                          72
121 I Fall To Pieces-Patsy Cline-Decca-August                                                              72
122 I'll Be There-Damita Jo-Mercury-August                                                                 72
123 The Way You Look Tonight-Lettermen-Capitol-October                                          70 
124 My Empty Arms-Jackie Wilson-Brunswick-February                                                    44
125 I'm Gonna Knock On Your Door-Eddie Hodges-Cadence-August                                38
126 A Little Bit Of Soap-Jarmels-Laurie-September                                                          38
127 You Can Have Her-Roy Hamilton-Epic-March                                                               38
128 Tonight My Love Tonight-Paul Anka-ABC Paramount-April                                                  36
129 Flaming Star-Elvis Presley-RCA-May                                                                     34
130 Lazy River-Bobby Darin-Atco-March                                                                      34
131 Please Stay-Drifters-Atlantic-July                                                                     34
132 Look In My Eyes-Chantels-Carlton-October                                                               34
133 It's Gonna Work Out Fine-Ike and Tina Turner-Atco-September                               34
134 (He's My) Dreamboat-Connie Francis-MGM-October                                                         34
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