OLD-CHARTS

Charts 1960 - 1969

1961 UK & USA CHARTS

 

 

 

                                

            YEAR-END USA TOP 100 of 1961 (Singles)

Based on point-system Billboard Hot 100 (nr. 1 100 points, nr. 2 99 etc), january - december 1961

NR TITLE ARTIST PNTS HP WKS
1 Tossin' and turnin'  Bobby Lewis 1803 1 23
2 Pony time Chubby Checker 1364 1 16
3 Travelin' man Ricky Nelson 1349 1 16
4 Runaway Del Shannon 1347 1 17
5 Calcutta Lawrence Welk 1329 1 15
6 Dedicated to the one I love Shirelles 1328 3 16
7 Running scared Roy Orbison 1326 1 17
8 Exodus Ferrante & Teicher 1316 2 15
9 Bristol stomp Dovells 1297 2 16
10 Cryin' Roy Orbison 1283 2 16
11 Michael Highwaymen 1280 1 17
12 My true story Jive Five 1268 3 19
13 Let's twist again Chubby Checker 1265 8 18
14 Will you love me tomorrow Shirelles 1249 1 14
15 Runaround Sue Dion 1244 1 14
16 Wheels String-a-Longs 1239 3 16
17 Apache Jörgen Ingmann 1237 2 17
18 Raindrops Dee Clark 1227 2 16
19 Don't worry (like all the other times) Marty Robbins 1206 3 15
20 Boll weevil song Brook Benton 1198 2 16
21 Mother-in-law Ernie K. Doe 1194 1 14
22 Big bad John Jimmy Dean 1194 1 13
23 I like it like that Chris Kenner 1188 2 17
24 Wooden heart Joe Dowell 1172 1 16
25 One hundred pounds of clay Gene McDaniels 1172 3 15
26 Take good care of my baby Bobby Vee 1169 1 15
27 Shop around Miracles 1168 2 14
28 Where the boys are Connie Francis 1164 4 15
29 Quarter to three Gary US Bonds 1148 1 15
30 Hello Mary Lou Ricky Nelson 1148 9 15
31 I fall to pieces Patsy Cline 1141 12 20
32 Moody river Pat Boone 1135 1 15
33 Blue moon Marcels 1134 1 14
34 Hit the road Jack Ray Charles 1118 1 13
35 Last night Mar-Keys 1113 3 14
36 But I do Clarence Frogman Henry 1094 4 16
37 Please Mr Postman Marvelettes 1093 1 17
38 Calendar girl Neil Sedaka 1090 4 14
39 Wings of a dove Ferlin Husky 1082 12 14
40 Portrait of my love Steve Lawrence 1073 9 16
41 Surrender Elvis Presley 1072 1 12
42 On the rebound Floyd Cramer 1068 4 13
43 This time Troy Shondell 1068 7 13
44 Take good care of her Adam Wade 1067 7 14
45 Stand by me Ben E King 1061 4 14
46 Fool number one Brenda Lee 1061 3 13
47 Daddy's home Shep & the Limelites 1060 2 14
48 Spanish Harlem Ben E King 1047 10 16
49 I love you how you love me Paris Sisters 1046 5 15
50 The fly Chubby Checker 1032 7 13
51 I understand (just how you feel) G-Clefs 1023 9 15
52 I've told every little star Linda Scott 1023 3 14
53 Mexico Bob Moore 1018 7 15
54 The mountain's high Dick & DeeDee 1006 2 15
55 Let's get together Hayley Mills 998 8 14
56 Sad movies Sue Thompson 996 5 14
57 There's a moon out tonight Capris 994 3 14
58 Every beat of my heart (Gladys Knight & the) Pips 989 6 13
59 Wonderland by night Bert Kaempfert 985 1 11
60 Asia minor Kokomo 985 8 14
61 Hats off to Larry Del Shannon 982 5 13
62 Little sister Elvis Presley 981 5 13
63 Dum dum Brenda Lee 974 4 12
64 Walk right back Everly Brothers 972 7 13
65 Hello walls Faron Young 964 12 15
66 Tower of strength Gene McDaniels 964 5 13
67 Yellow bird Arthur Lyman 958 4 12
68 Baby sittin' boogie Buzz Clifford 953 6 14
69 Don't bet money honey Linda Scott 951 9 14
70 Angel baby Rosie & the Originals 951 5 11
71 One mint julep Ray Charles 941 8 13
72 You can depend on me Brenda Lee 928 6 12
73 Gee whiz (look at his eyes) Carla Thomas 922 10 14
74 Ya ya Lee Dorsey 917 7 13
75 You're the reason Bobby Edwards 912 11 17
76 You don't know what you've got Ral Donner 912 4 12
77 Hurt Timi Yuro 910 4 12
78 Those oldies but goodies Little Ceasar & the Romans 902 9 13
79 Ebony eyes Everly Brothers 897 8 12
80 Please love me forever Cathy Jean & the Roomates 882 12 12
81 Emotions Brenda Lee 880 7 12
82 Together Connie Francis 877 6 11
83 Without you Johnny Tillotson 871 7 13
84 My kind of girl Matt Monro 870 18 14
85 Who puit the bomb Barry Mann 870 7 12
86 Baby blue Echoes 859 12 12
87 School is out Gary US Bonds 859 5 11
88 Moon river Jerry Butler 852 11 12
89 Think twice Brook Benton 850 11 12
90 Mama said Shirelles 849 4 11
91 The writing on the wall Adam Wade 847 5 11
92 Goodbye cruel world James Darren 843 3 11
93 You must have been a beautiful baby Bobby Darin 842 5 11
94 The way you look tonight Lettermen 841 13 13
95 Rubber ball Bobby Vee 841 6 10
96 Does your chewing gum lose its flavor Lonnie Donegan 837 5 11
97 Are you lonesome tonight Elvis Presley 836 1 10
98 San Antonio Rose Floyd Cramer 830 8 12
99 Good time baby Bobby Rydell 821 11 11
100 Pretty little angel eyes Curtis Lee 810 7 11

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1965 1966 1967 1968 1969

 

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