AMERICAN TOP 40- THE 1960’S WEEK OF MARCH 13, 1960

The Number Ones: Percy Faith's “Theme From A Summer Place“

1 1 THE THEME FROM “A SUMMER PLACE” –•– Percy Faith and His Orchestra (Columbia)-9 (3 weeks at #1) (1)A
2 3 HE’LL HAVE TO GO –•– Jim Reeves (RCA Victor)-11 (2) B
3 2 HANDY MAN –•– Jimmy Jones (Cub)-11 (2) A
4 10 WILD ONE –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-6 (4) B-
5 5 WHAT IN THE WORLD’S COME OVER YOU –•– Jack Scott (Top Rank)-9 (5) C
6 4 TEEN ANGEL –•– Mark Dinning (MGM)-12 (1) C
7 6 BEYOND THE SEA –•– Bobby Darin (Atco)-8 (6) A+
8 9 BABY (You’ve Got What It Takes) –•– Dinah Washington and Brook Benton (Mercury)-7 (8)B
9 8 LET IT BE ME –•– The Everly Brothers (Cadence)-9 (7)A+
10 7 RUNNING BEAR –•– Johnny Preston (Mercury)-21 (1) B

11 13 FOREVER –•– The Little Dippers (University)-7 (11) C
12 15 HARBOR LIGHTS –•– The Platters (Mercury)-7 (12) A
13 16 SWEET NOTHIN’S –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-12 (13) B
14 12 LONELY BLUE BOY –•– Conway Twitty (MGM)-11 (6) B
15 11 WHERE OR WHEN –•– Dion and the Belmonts (Laurie)-11 (3) A
16 19 LADY LUCK –•– Lloyd Price (ABC-Paramount)-6 (16) A
17 41 PUPPY LOVE –•– Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)-3 (17) C
18 14 DOWN BY THE STATION –•– The Four Preps (Capitol)-11 (13) C
19 27 BEATNIK FLY –•– Johnny and the Hurricanes (Warwick)-4 (19) B+
20 17 TRACY’S THEME –•– Spencer Ross (Columbia)-10 (13) C

21 18 MIDNIGHT SPECIAL –•– Paul Evans (Guaranteed)-7 (18) B
22 23 DELAWARE –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-5 (22) B-
23 34 (There Was a) TALL OAK TREE –•– Dorsey Burnett (Era)-6 (23) B
24 20 YOU GOT WHAT IT TAKES –•– Marv Johnson (United Artists)-19 (10) A-
25 25 COUNTRY BOY –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-6 (25) A-
26 22 ROCKIN’ LITTLE ANGEL –•– Ray Smith (Judd)-10 (22) C
27 28 LITTLE BITTY GIRL –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-6 (27) C
28 21 PRETTY BLUE EYES –•– Steve Lawrence (ABC-Paramount)-16 (9) C
29 61 O DIO MIO –•– Annette (Buena Vista)-3 (29) C
30 40 OUTSIDE MY WINDOW –•– The Fleetwoods (Dolton)-4 (30) C+

31 29 EL PASO –•– Marty Robbins (Columbia)-18 (1) A+
32 31 LUCKY DEVIL –•– Carl Dobkins, Jr. (Decca)-14 (25) C
33 71 ALVIN’S ORCHESTRA –•– David Seville and the Chipmunks (Liberty)-3 (33) F
34 50 (Welcome) NEW LOVERS –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-3 (34) F
35 52 CHATTANOOGA SHOE SHINE BOY –•– Freddy Cannon (Swan)-3 (35) B
36 24 BULLDOG –•– The Fireballs (Top Rank)-9 (24) B+
37 30 TOO MUCH TEQUILA –•– The Champs (Challenge)-8 (30) C
38 37 BABY WHAT YOU WANT ME TO DO –•– Jimmy Reed (Vee-Jay)-4 (37) A
39 39 AM I THAT EASY TO FORGET –•– Debbie Reynolds (Dot)-8 (39) C
40 33 SHIMMY, SHIMMY, KO-KO-BOP –•– Little Anthony and the Imperials (End)-14 (24 B

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