AMERICAN TOP 40- THE 1960’S- WEEK OF MAY 28,1961

Ernie K-Doe Sings “Mother-In-Law” – The Delete Bin

American Top 40- The 1960’s- Week of May 28, 1961.

1 2 MOTHER-IN-LAW –•– Ernie K-Doe (Minit)-9 (1 week at #1) (1) A
2 1 RUNAWAY –•– Del Shannon (Big Top)-12 (1) A+
3 5 DADDY’S HOME –•– Shep and the Limelites (Hull)-9 (3) A+
4 3 A HUNDRED POUNDS OF CLAY –•– Gene McDaniels (Liberty)-10 (3)B-
5 8 TRAVELIN’ MAN –•– Ricky Nelson (Imperial)-5 (5) A+
6 9 MAMA SAID –•– The Shirelles (Scepter)-6 (6) A
7 16 RUNNING SCARED –•– Roy Orbison (Monument)-7 (7) A+
8 11 BREAKIN’ IN A BRAND NEW BROKEN HEART –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-6 (8)C
9 15 HELLO MARY LOU –•– Ricky Nelson (Imperial)-4 (9) A+
10 4 I’VE TOLD EVERY LITTLE STAR –•– Linda Scott (Canadian American)-11 (3)C
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11 6 YOU CAN DEPEND ON ME –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-9 (6)C
12 7 BLUE MOON –•– The Marcels (Colpix)-12 (1)A
13 12 PORTRAIT OF MY LOVE –•– Steve Lawrence (United Artists)-12 (9)C
14 10 TAKE GOOD CARE OF HER –•– Adam Wade (Coed)-11 (7) C
15 23 LITTLE DEVIL –•– Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)-4 (15) C
16 22 TRAGEDY –•– The Fleetwoods (Dolton)-6 (16) C
17 43 I FEEL SO BAD –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-2 (17) B
18 26 HELLO WALLS –•– Faron Young (Capitol)-7 (18) A+
19 18 TONIGHT I FELL IN LOVE –•– The Tokens (Warwick)-12 (15) B
20 19 BONANZA –•– Al Caiola and His Orchestra (United Artists)-8 (19) A-

21 20 JUST FOR OLD TIME’S SAKE –•– The McGuire Sisters (Coral)-11 (20) C
22 24 GIRL OF MY BEST FRIEND –•– Ral Donner and the Starfires (Gone)-6 (22) C
23 17 ON THE REBOUND –•– Floyd Cramer (RCA Victor)-12 (4) B-
24 21 BUT I DO –•– Clarence (Frogman) Henry (Argo)-14 (4) B
25 31 THAT OLD BLACK MAGIC –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-4 (25) C
26 13 ONE MINT JULEP –•– Ray Charles (Impulse)-12 (8) A
27 14 FLAMING STAR (From the “Elvis By Request” EP) –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-6 (14) B-
28 41 STAND BY ME –•– Ben E. King (Atco)-3 (28) A+
29 25 FUNNY –•– Maxine Brown (Nomar)-9 (25) B+
30 28 BUMBLE BOOGIE –•– B. Bumble and the Stingers (Rendezvous)-9 (21)C
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31 54 MOODY RIVER –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-4 (31) D
32 27 (Dance the) MESS AROUND –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-5 (24) C
33 35 LULLABYE OF LOVE –•– Frank Gari (Crusade)-7 (33) C
34 36 TRIANGLE –•– Janie Grant (Caprice)-9 (34) C
35 59 BARBARA-ANN –•– The Regents (Gee)-2 (35) A
36 48 PEANUT BUTTER –•– The Marathons (Arvee)-5 (36) C
37 32 SOME KIND OF WONDERFUL –•– The Drifters (Atlantic)-10 (32) A
38 51 RAINDROPS –•– Dee Clark (Vee-Jay)-4 (38) C
39 42 WHAT A SURPRISE –•– Johnny Maestro (Coed)-5 (39) C
40 29 BABY BLUE –•– The Echoes (Seg-way)-12 (12) C

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