AMERICAN TOP 40- THE 1960’S- WEEK OF OCTOBER 9, 1960

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1 1 MY HEART HAS A MIND OF ITS OWN –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-8 (2 weeks at #1) (1)C
2 3 CHAIN GANG –•– Sam Cooke (RCA Victor)-8 (2)A
3 4 MR. CUSTER –•– Larry Verne (Era)-6 (3) D
4 2 THE TWIST –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-10 (1)B
5 5 A MILLION TO ONE –•– Jimmy Charles (Promo)-7 (5)C
6 10 SAVE THE LAST DANCE FOR ME –•– The Drifters (Atlantic)-5 (6)A+
7 6 IT’S NOW OR NEVER –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-12 (1)A+
8 7 WALK–DON’T RUN –•– The Ventures (Dolton)-12 (2) A
9 9 SO SAD (To Watch Good Love Go Bad) –•– The Everly Brothers (Warner Brothers)-5 (9)A
10 12 THEME FROM “THE APARTMENT” –•– Ferrante and Teicher (United Artists)-11 (10)A
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11 8 KIDDIO –•– Brook Benton (Mercury)-9 (7) B
12 13 DEVIL OR ANGEL –•– Bobby Vee (Liberty)-10 (12) B
13 11 PINEAPPLE PRINCESS –•– Annette with the Afterbeats (Buena Vista)-8 (11) D
14 23 I WANT TO BE WANTED –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-4 (14) B
15 14 VOLARE (Nel Blu Di Pinto Di Blu) –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-12 (4) B
16 17 THE SAME ONE –•– Brook Benton (Mercury)-7 (16) B
17 19 YOU MEAN EVERYTHING TO ME –•– Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)-9 (17) B
18 15 DREAMIN’ –•– Johnny Burnette (Liberty)-11 (11) a
19 33 LET’S THINK ABOUT LIVING –•– Bob Luman (Warner Brothers)-5 (19)B
20 16 YOGI –•– The Ivy Three (Shell)-9 (8)C
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21 21 THREE NIGHTS A WEEK –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-5 (21) A
22 37 DIAMONDS AND PEARLS –•– The Paradons (Milestone)-7 (22) C
23 47 DON’T BE CRUEL –•– Bill Black’s Combo (Hi)-4 (23) B
24 20 FINGER POPPIN’ TIME –•– Hank Ballard and the Midnighters (King)-21 (7) B
25 26 NEVER ON SUNDAY –•– Don Costa and His Orchestra and Chorus (United Artists)-9 (25)B
26 22 LUCILLE –•– The Everly Brothers (Warner Brothers)-5 (22) B
27 24 OVER THE RAINBOW –•– The Demensions (Mohawk)-14 (16)C
28 18 MISSION BELL –•– Donnie Brooks (Era)-17 (7) B
29 27 I’M NOT AFRAID –•– Ricky Nelson (Imperial)-5 (27) A
30 35 THE TWIST –•– Hank Ballard and the Midnighters (King)-12 (28) B
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31 28 HONEST I DO –•– The Innocents (Indigo)-8 (28) B
32 25 IN MY LITTLE CORNER OF THE WORLD –•– Anita Bryant (Carlton)-13 (10) D
33 32 HOT ROD LINCOLN –•– Johnny Bond (Republic)-9 (26) B
34 34 YES SIR, THAT’S MY BABY –•– Ricky Nelson (Imperial)-4 (34) C
35 54 RUN SAMSON RUN –•– Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)-5 (35) C
36 31 ANYMORE –•– Teresa Brewer (Coral)-9 (31)C
37 40 (I Do the) SHIMMY SHIMMY –•– Bobby Freeman (King)-8 (37)C
38 30 I’M SORRY –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-19 (1)A
39 29 ITSY BITSY TEENIE WEENIE YELLOW POLKA DOT BIKINI –•– Brian Hyland (Leader/Kapp)-14 (1)D
40 44 A FOOL IN LOVE –•– Ike and Tina Turner (Sue)-6 (40) A

2 responses to “AMERICAN TOP 40- THE 1960’S- WEEK OF OCTOBER 9, 1960

  1. Blimey! Another crazy mash-up of styles, from legends to one-hit wonders- Mr Custer inanely butting up against Sam Cooke, Brenda Lee beside Annette and the Afterbeats (Who???) Itsy Bitsy Teeny Weenie Polka Dot Bikini next to the legendary Tina Turner? Something for everyone, style-wise in the schizoid ’60s…

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