AMERICAN TOP 40- THE 1960’S- WEEK OF AUGUST 7, 1960

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American Top 40- The 1960’s- Week of August 7, 1960. A number of classics in this countdown- surprising for 1960.

1 1 I’M SORRY –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-10 (3 weeks at #1) (1) A
2 5 ITSY BITSY TEENIE WEENIE YELLOW POLKA DOT BIKINI –•– Brian Hyland (Leader/Kapp)-5 (2) F
3 14 IT’S NOW OR NEVER –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-3 (3) A+
4 2 ONLY THE LONELY (Know How I Feel) –•– Roy Orbison (Monument)-9 (2) A+
5 3 ALLEY-OOP –•– Hollywood Argyles (Lute)-10 (1) A
6 7 IMAGE OF A GIRL –•– The Safaris (Eldo)-9 (6) B
7 8 TELL LAURA I LOVE HER –•– Ray Peterson (RCA Victor)-8 (7) D
8 9 PLEASE HELP ME, I’M FALLING –•– Hank Locklin (RCA Victor)-11 (8) A
9 6 MULE SKINNER BLUES –•– The Fendermen (Soma)-11 (5) C
10 10 THAT’S ALL YOU GOTTA DO –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-9 (6) B
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11 4 EVERYBODY’S SOMEBODY’S FOOL –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-13 (1) C
12 11 WHEN WILL I BE LOVED –•– The Everly Brothers (Cadence)-10 (8) A+
13 13 WALKING TO NEW ORLEANS –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-7 (13) A+
14 17 FINGER POPPIN’ TIME –•– Hank Ballard and the Midnighters (King)-12 (14) A
15 25 FEELS SO FINE –•– Johnny Preston (Mercury)-7 (15) B
16 18 LOOK FOR A STAR –•– Garry Miles (Liberty)-7 (16) C
17 12 BECAUSE THEY’RE YOUNG –•– Duane Eddy (Jamie)-11 (4) B
18 39 WALK–DON’T RUN –•– The Ventures (Dolton)-3 (18) A
19 24 LOOK FOR A STAR –•– Billy Vaughn and His Orchestra (Dot)-7 (19) C
20 21 TROUBLE IN PARADISE –•– The Crests Featuring Johnny Maestro (Coed)-8 (20) C
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21 22 DON’T COME KNOCKIN’ –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-6 (21) A
22 23 QUESTION –•– Lloyd Price (ABC-Paramount)-6 (22) B
23 19 JOSEPHINE –•– Bill Black’s Combo (Hi)-6 (18) B
24 20 MISSION BELL –•– Donnie Brooks (Era)-8 (20)C
25 15 A ROCKIN’ GOOD WAY (To Mess Around and Fall In Love) –•– Dinah Washington and Brook Benton (Mercury)-11 (7) B
26 49 (You Were Made For) ALL MY LOVE –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-4 (26) A
27 16 MY HOME TOWN –•– Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)-11 (8) C
28 28 ALLEY-OOP –•– Dante and the Evergreens (Madison)-10 (15) C
29 26 LOOK FOR A STAR (Part 1) –•– Garry Mills (Imperial)-7 (26) C
30 48 VOLARE (Nel Blu Di Pinto Di Blu) –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-3 (30) B
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31 27 THIS BITTER EARTH –•– Dinah Washington (Mercury)-7 (27) B
32 45 WHERE ARE YOU –•– Frankie Avalon (Chancellor)-8 (32) C
33 41 IS THERE ANY CHANCE –•– Marty Robbins (Columbia)-7 (33) B
34 80 A WOMAN, A LOVER, A FRIEND –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-4 (34)B
35 40 THERE’S SOMETHING ON YOUR MIND (Part 2) –•– Bobby Marchan (Fire)-8 (31) C
36 29 LOOK FOR A STAR –•– Deane Hawley (Dore)-7 (29) C
37 37 IS A BLUE BIRD BLUE –•– Conway Twitty (MGM)-8 (35) B
38 30 WONDERFUL WORLD –•– Sam Cooke (Keen)-13 (12) A+
39 35 ONE OF US (Will Weep Tonight) –•– Patti Page (Mercury)-9 (31) C
40 53 A MESS OF BLUES –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-2 (40) B

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