AMERICAN TOP 40- THE 60’S- WEEK OF OCTOBER 29, 1961

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American Top 40- The 60’s- Week of October 29, 1961. This week from 1961 isn’t as strong as last week’s 1960 Top 40 but it’s not bad at all. A number of songs I had never heard before- but a good portion I was familiar with.

1 2 RUNAROUND SUE –•– Dion (Laurie)-5 (1 week at #1) (1) A+
2 3 BRISTOL STOMP –•– The Dovells (Parkway)-7 (2) B
3 8 BIG BAD JOHN –•– Jimmy Dean (Columbia)-4 (3) B
4 1 HIT THE ROAD JACK –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-7 (1) A+
5 7 SAD MOVIES (Make Me Cry) –•– Sue Thompson (Hickory)-8 (5)C
6 11 THIS TIME –•– Troy Shondell (Liberty)-6 (6) C
7 12 I LOVE HOW YOU LOVE ME –•– The Paris Sisters (Gregmark)-8 (7)B
8 13 LET’S GET TOGETHER –•– Hayley Mills (Buena Vista)-8 (8) C
9 10 YA YA –•– Lee Dorsey (Fury)-7 (9) A
10 14 THE FLY –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-5 (10) C

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11 4 CRYING –•– Roy Orbison (Monument)-11 (2) A+
12 9 MEXICO –•– Bob Moore and His Orchestra (Monument)-11 (7) B-
13 15 THE WAY YOU LOOK TONIGHT –•– The Lettermen (Capitol)-8 (13) C+
14 18 LOOK IN MY EYES –•– The Chantels (Carlton)-9 (14) B-
15 6 TAKE GOOD CARE OF MY BABY –•– Bobby Vee (Liberty)-12 (1) B
16 5 YOU MUST HAVE BEEN A BEAUTIFUL BABY –•– Bobby Darin (Atco)-8 (5) B
17 23 TOWER OF STRENGTH –•– Gene McDaniels (Liberty)-4 (17) C
18 19 SWEETS FOR MY SWEET –•– The Drifters (Atlantic)-7 (18) B-
19 25 (He’s My) DREAMBOAT –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-5 (19) C
20 33 I UNDERSTAND (Just How You Feel) –•– The G-Clefs (Terrace)-6 (20) C
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21 31 FOOL #1 –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-4 (21) B-
22 34 EVERLOVIN’ –•– Rick Nelson (Imperial)-4 (22) B
23 20 DON’T BLAME ME –•– The Everly Brothers (Warner Brothers)-5 (20) B
24 24 YOU’RE THE REASON –•– Bobby Edwards (Crest)-9 (24) C
25 26 STICK SHIFT –•– The Duals (Sue)-7 (25) B
26 16 THE MOUNTAIN’S HIGH –•– Dick and DeeDee (Liberty)-13 (2) D
27 39 A WONDER LIKE YOU –•– Rick Nelson (Imperial)-4 (27) A-
28 32 FOOT STOMPING (Part 1) –•– The Flares (Felsted)-8 (28) B-
29 40 I REALLY LOVE YOU –•– The Stereos (Cub)-5 (29) C
30 35 PLEASE MR. POSTMAN –•– The Marvelettes (Tamla)-8 (30) A+
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31 38 ANYBODY BUT ME –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-4 (31) B
32 27 MY TRUE STORY –•– The Jive Five (Beltone)-17 (3) B
33 41 BIG JOHN –•– The Shirelles (Scepter)-4 (33) B
34 17 LITTLE SISTER –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-10 (5) A
35 30 (He’s) THE GREAT IMPOSTER –•– The Fleetwoods (Dolton)-7 (30) C-
36 29 ONE TRACK MIND –•– Bobby Lewis (Beltone)-9 (9) B
37 43 CANDY MAN –•– Roy Orbison (Monument)-9 (29) A+
38 46 TAKE FIVE –•– Dave Brubeck Quartet (Columbia)-7 (25)A+
39 42 WHAT A PARTY –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-4 (39) B-
40 21 BLESS YOU –•– Tony Orlando (Epic)-11 (15) C

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