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1961's Hit Music & Song Charts
1961's Biggest Artists, Albums and Songs
Buy It! Theme From 'A Summer Place' - Percy Faith (Grammy for 1960's Record of the Year, presented in 1961)
New Artists in the Pop Charts Included:
Mary Wells, Aretha Franklin, Tony Orlando, The Marvelettes, Glan Campbell, Gene Pitney, Johnny Maestro, Dave Brubeck Quartet
1961's Retro Pop Top 10 Hit List
1. Buy It! Runaway - Del Shannon
2. Buy It! Mother-In-Law - Ernie K Doe
3. Buy It! Raindrops - Dee Clark
4. Buy It! Daddy's Home - Shep and the Limelights
5. Buy It! Hurt - Timi Yuri
6. Buy It! Yellow Bird - Arthur Lyman Group
7. Buy It! I Love How You Love Me - The Paris Sisters
8. Buy It! Let There Be Drums - Sandy Nelson
9. Buy It! Norman - Sue Thompson
10. Buy It! My True Story - The Jive Five
1961's One Hit Wonders &
'Money Song' Top 10 Hit List
1. Buy It! The Lion Sleeps Tonight - The Tokens
2. Buy It! Heart and Soul - The Cleftones
3. Buy It! Please Love Me Forever - Cathy Jean and the Roommates
4. Buy It! Who Put The Bomp (In The Bomp, Bomp, Bomp) - Barry Mann
5. Buy It! (Ghost) Riders I The Sky - The Ramrods
6. Buy It! Those Oldies But Goodies (Remind Me of You) - Little Caesar and the Romans
7. Buy It! A Little Bit of Soap - The Jarmels
8. Buy It! Foot Stompin' - The Flares
9. Buy It! Does Your Chewing Gum Lose It's Flavor (On The Bedpost Over Night) -Lonnie Donegan
10. Buy It! When Will We Get Married - The Dreamlovers
1961's Dance Top 10 Hit List
1. Buy It! Tossin' and Turnin' - Bobby Lewis
2. Buy It! Pretty Little Angel Eyes - Curtis Lee
3. Buy It! The Bristol Stomp - The Dovells
4. Buy It! Blue Moon - The Marcels
5. Buy It! Runaround Sue - Dion
6. Buy It! Rama Lama Ding Dong - The Edsels
7. Buy It! Hushable - The Mystics
8. Buy It! I LIke It Like That - Chris Kenner
9. Buy It! Take Good Care of My Baby - Bobby Vee
10. Buy It! Runaway - Del Shannon
1961's Doo Wop Song Top 10 Hit List
1. Buy It! Blue Moon - Marcels
2. Buy It! The Lion Sleeps Tonight - The Tokens
3. Buy It! There's a Moon Out Tonight - The Capris
4. Buy It! Daddy's Home - Shep and the Limelights
5. Buy It! Heart And Soul - Cleftones
6. Buy It! Pretty Little Angel Eyes - Curtis Lee
7. Buy It! Tell Me Why - Dion and the Belmonts
8. Buy It! Barbara Ann - Regents
9. Buy It! My True Story - The Jive Five
10. Buy It! I'm So Young - The Students
More Doo Wop Song Hits:
  Buy It! When We Get Married - The Dreamlovers
  Buy It! In My Heart - Timetones
  Buy It! Lover's Island - The Blue Jays
  Buy It! Tonight (Could Be The Night) - Velvets
  Buy It! I Really Love You - Stereos
  Buy It! Smoky Places - Corsairs
  Buy It! Rip Van Winkle - Devotions
  Buy It! To Be Loved (Forever) - The Paragons
PCM's 1961 Top 10 Hit List
1. Buy It! At Last - Etta James
2. Buy It! Crazy - Patsy Cline
3. Buy It! Let's Twist Again - Chubby Checker
4. Buy It! Bristol Stomp - The Dovells
5. Buy It! Please Mr. Postman - The Marvelettes
6. Buy It! Hit The Road Jack - Ray Charles
7. Buy It! Stand By Me - Ben E. King
8. Buy It! Runaround Sue - Dion
9. Buy It! The Lion Sleeps Tonight - The Tokens
10. Buy It! Tossin and Turnin' - Bobby Lewis
Check Out the Full PCM 1961
Annual Best Music Hits Here !
One Hit Wonders include artists with only one song in Billboard's Top 40 Pop Charts,
songs of note and well-known hits that did not even make the Billboard Pop Charts.
Hot Pop Songs/PCM Charts are based on DJ requests and online suggestions.
Some songs are listed in multiple years because some charts list the
'release date' as the official date, while others list the chart 'peak date.'
Compromising that data, we try to list songs for the year they saw the most chart action.
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