AMERICAN TOP 40- THE 60’S- WEEK OF NOVEMBER 23, 1963

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American Top 40- The 60’s- Week of November 23, 1963. I have been trying to do the Top 40’s as close to the date I post as possible- but with 1963 I jumped a a couple weeks ahead– to the week in 1963 when President Kennedy was assassinated. This Top 40 came out the day after the assassination.

1 4 I’M LEAVING IT UP TO YOU –•– Dale and Grace (Montel/Michelle)-8 (1 week at #1) (1) A-
2 3 WASHINGTON SQUARE –•– The Village Stompers (Epic)-10 (2) A-
3 1 DEEP PURPLE –•– Nino Tempo and April Stevens (Atco)-11 (1) C
4 2 SUGAR SHACK –•– Jimmy Gilmer and the Fireballs (Dot)-10 (1) B-
5 5 IT’S ALL RIGHT –•– The Impressions (ABC-Paramount)-9 (4) A+
6 7 SHE’S A FOOL –•– Lesley Gore (Mercury)-9 (6) C
7 9 EVERYBODY –•– Tommy Roe (ABC-Paramount)-7 (7) C
8 8 BOSSA NOVA BABY –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-6 (8) B-
9 19 DOMINIQUE –•– The Singing Nun (Philips)-3 (9) C
10 6 MARIA ELENA –•– Los Indios Tabajaras (RCA Victor)-10 (6) B

11 16 (Down At) PAPA JOE’S –•– The Dixiebelles (Sound Stage 7)-9 (11) B
12 15 WALKING THE DOG –•– Rufus Thomas (Stax)-8 (12) A
13 18 HEY LITTLE GIRL –•– Major Lance (Okeh)-6 (13) A-
14 10 500 MILES AWAY FROM HOME –•– Bobby Bare (RCA Victor)-8 (10)A+
15 25 LITTLE RED ROOSTER –•– Sam Cooke (RCA Victor)-5 (15) B
16 13 FOOLS RUSH IN –•– Rick Nelson (Decca)-11 (12) A
17 11 MEAN WOMAN BLUES –•– Roy Orbison (Monument)-12 (5) A
18 34 WONDERFUL SUMMER –•– Robin Ward (Dot)-4 (18) C
19 44 BE TRUE TO YOUR SCHOOL –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-4 (19) A
20 43 SINCE I FELL FOR YOU –•– Lenny Welch (Cadence)-5 (20) C+

21 26 TWENTY FOUR HOURS FROM TULSA –•– Gene Pitney (Musicor)-6 (21) B
22 41 YOU DON’T HAVE TO BE A BABY TO CRY –•– The Caravelles (Smash)-4 (22) C
23 38 I WONDER WHAT SHE’S DOING TONIGHT –•– Barry and the Tamerlanes (Valiant)-6 (23) C
24 12 I CAN’T STAY MAD AT YOU –•– Skeeter Davis (RCA Victor)-12 (7) B-
25 45 LODDY LO –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-4 (25) C+
26 28 WALKING PROUD –•– Steve Lawrence (Columbia)-6 (26) C
27 36 LIVING A LIE –•– Al Martino (Capitol)-5 (27) C
28 29 YOUR OTHER LOVE –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-6 (28)C
29 21 MISTY –•– Lloyd Price (Double-L)-8 (21) B
30 35 I ADORE HIM –•– The Angels (Smash)-5 (30) C

31 31 SATURDAY NIGHT –•– The New Christy Minstrels (Columbia)-5 (31) C+
32 14 BUSTED –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-12 (4) A+
33 47 CAN I GET A WITNESS –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-6 (33) A+
34 23 CRY TO ME –•– Betty Harris (Jubilee)-10 (23) A
35 27 THAT SUNDAY, THAT SUMMER –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-13 (12) B
36 24 YOU LOST THE SWEETEST BOY –•– Mary Wells (Motown)-9 (22) B+
37 33 WILD –•– Dee Dee Sharp (Cameo)-8 (33) C
38 73 DRIP DROP –•– Dion DiMucci (Columbia)-2 (38)A
39 32 WITCHCRAFT –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-6 (32) B-
40 20 TALK TO ME –•– Sunny and the Sunglows (Tear Drop)-12 (11 B-

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