December 31, 1960

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December 31, 1960

Post  Adric on Wed Jul 14, 2010 2:49 am

Note: For this week only, Billboard's issue date was only 5 days from the
previous date. Next week, the issue date is 9 days from this date



-----DROPOUTS-----
The Hucklebuck - Chubby Checker ----- 14 / 9
I'll Save The Last Dance For You - Damita Jo ----- 22 / 8
Jingle Bell Rock - Bobby Helms ----- 36 / 1 or 6 / 8
Let's Go, Let's Go, Let's Go - Hank Ballard & The Midnighters ----- 6 / 11
White Christmas - Bing Crosby ----- 26 / 2 or 13 / 10
Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer - David Seville & The Chipmunks ----- 21 / 1


Suspect  40 --- I'm Hurtin' - Roy Orbison (51)
38 39 --- Ballad Of The Alamo - Marty Robbins
Suspect  38 --- Calendar Girl - Neil Sedaka (57)
Suspect  37 --- I Count The Tears - The Drifters (55)
34 36 --- Sad Mood - Sam Cooke
30 35 --- Stay - Maurice Williams & The Zodiacs   Like a Star @ heaven  
31 34 --- Doll House - Donnie Brooks
39 33 --- I Gotta Know - Elvis Presley
Suspect  32 --- Shop Around - The Miracles (feat. Bill "Smokey" Robinson) (53)
28 31 --- Alone At Last - Jackie Wilson

29 30 --- Fools Rush In (Where Angels Fear To Tread) - Brook Benton
24 29 --- The Little Drummer Boy - The Harry Simeone Chorale
32 28 --- Ruby - Ray Charles
Suspect  27 --- Baby Oh Baby - The Shells (62)
25 26 --- Blue Tango - Bill Black's Combo
22 25 --- My Girl Josephine - Fats Domino
19 24 --- New Orleans - Gary U.S. Bonds
35 23 --- Wings Of A Dove - Ferlin Husky
Suspect  22 --- Calcutta - Lawrence Welk (42)
18 21 --- Poetry In Motion - Johnny Tillotson

23 20 --- Sway - Bobby Rydell
27 19 --- Wonderland By Night - Anita Bryant
14 18 --- Rockin' Around The Christmas Tree - Brenda Lee
15 17 --- Perfidia - The Ventures
17 16 --- Wonderland By Night - Louis Prima
12 15 --- Lonely Teenager - Dion
20 14 --- Will You Love Me Tomorrow - The Shirelles
11 13 --- He Will Break Your Heart - Jerry Butler
09 12 --- Sailor (Your Home Is The Sea) - Lolita
16 11 --- Rubber Ball - Bobby Vee

10 10 --- Corinna, Corinna - Ray Peterson
13 09 --- Angel Baby - Rosie & The Originals
08 08 --- You're Sixteen - Johnny Burnette
07 07 --- Many Tears Ago - Connie Francis
06 06 --- North To Alaska - Johnny Horton
04 05 --- A Thousand Stars - Kathy Young w/ The Innocents
05 04 --- Exodus - Ferrante & Teicher
03 03 --- Last Date - Floyd Cramer
02 02 --- Wonderland By Night - Bert Kaempfert & his Orchestra
01 01 --- Are You Lonesome To-night? - Elvis Presley   Like a Star @ heaven  Like a Star @ heaven  Like a Star @ heaven  Like a Star @ heaven  Like a Star @ heaven  Like a Star @ heaven  


Making their first debut this week are the legendary group The Miracles as well as one-hit wonders The Shells.



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Re: December 31, 1960

Post  misery guts on Wed Aug 04, 2010 6:02 am

R1 SINGLES CHART - 5-11 January 1961

01 01 I LOVE YOU Cliff Richard **
02 05 SAVE THE LAST DANCE FOR ME The Drifters
03 06 POETRY IN MOTION Johnny Tillotson
04 07 LONELY PUP (IN A CHRISTMAS SHOP) Adam Faith
05 03 STRAWBERRY FAIR Anthony Newley
06 02 IT'S NOW OR NEVER Elvis Presley ********
07 13 GOODNESS GRACIOUS ME Peter Sellers + Sophia Loren
08 04 LITTLE DONKEY Nina & Frrederick
09 12 PERFIDIA The Ventures
10 08 ROCKING GOOSE Johnny and the Hurricanes

11 14 COUNTING TEARDROPS Emile Ford and the Checkmates
12 16 PORTRAIT OF MY LOVE Matt Monro
13 09 MAN OF MYSTERY / THE STRANGER The Shadows
14 15 LIVELY Lonnie Donegan
15 10 MY HEART HAS A MIND OF ITS OWN Connie Francis
16 11 GURNEY SLADE Max Harris
17 21 MY LOVE FOR YOU Johnny Mathis
18 24 LIKE STRANGERS The Everly Brothers
19 19 BLUE ANGEL Roy Orbison
20 20 OL' MacDONALD Frank Sinatra

21 17 AS LONG AS HE NEEDS ME Shirley Bassey
22 23 MR CUSTER Charlie Drake
23 18 DREAMIN' Johnny Burnette
24 28 SWAY Bobby Rydell
25 22 JUST AS MUCH AS EVER Nat 'King' Cole
26 33 ONLY THE LONELY Roy Orbison **
27 25 MILORD Edith Piaf
28 27 EVEN MORE PARTY POPS Russ Conway
29 26 LITTLE GIRL Marty Wilde
30 31 BUONA SERA Acker Bilk

31 RE KOMMOTION Duane Eddy
32 30 KICKING UP THE LEAVES Mark Wynter
33 34 STRAWBERRY BLONDE Frank D'Rone
34 29 GEORGIA ON MY MIND Ray Charles
35 -- TILL Tony Bennett
36 -- STAY Maurice Williams and the Zodiacs
37 -- LET'S / SERENATA Sarah Vaughan
38 RE ONWARD, CHRISTIAN SOLDIERS Harry Simeone Chorale
39 RE NEVER ON SUNDAY Makadopolous and his Green Serenaders
40 32 VIRGIN MARY Lonnie Donegan

-- 35 MacDONALD'S CAVE The Piltdown Men
-- 36 LET'S THINK ABOUT LIVING Bob Luman
-- 37 BLACK STOCKINGS The John Barry Seven
-- 38 TOP TEEN BABY Gary Mills
-- 39 BLUE-EYED BOY Al Saxon
-- 40 MUST BE SANTA Tommy Steele
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