All US Top 40 Singles for 1960

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US Hot 40 Singles Week Ending 3rd January, 1960

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)
1 2 WHY –•– Frankie Avalon (Chancellor)-6 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 3 EL PASO –•– Marty Robbins (Columbia)-8 (2)
3 4 THE BIG HURT –•– Miss Toni Fisher (Signet)-7 (3)
4 6 IT’S TIME TO CRY –•– Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)-6 (4)
5 5 WAY DOWN YONDER IN NEW ORLEANS –•– Freddy Cannon (Swan)-6 (5)
6 1 HEARTACHES BY THE NUMBER –•– Guy Mitchell (Columbia)-13 (1)
7 9 AMONG MY SOUVENIRS –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-6 (7)
8 7 MACK THE KNIFE –•– Bobby Darin (Atco)-19 (1)
9 10 HOUND DOG MAN –•– Fabian (Chancellor)-7 (9)
10 19 PRETTY BLUE EYES –•– Steve Lawrence (ABC-Paramount)-6 (10)
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11 24 RUNNING BEAR –•– Johnny Preston (Mercury)-11 (11)
12 8 WE GOT LOVE –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-12 (6)
13 14 SCARLET RIBBONS (For Her Hair) –•– The Browns (RCA Victor)-9 (13)
14 18 UH OH (Part 2) –•– The Nutty Squirrels (Hanover)-8 (14)
15 47 THE LITTLE DRUMMER BOY –•– The Harry Simeone Chorale (20th Fox)-12 (13)
16 29 SANDY –•– Larry Hall (Strand)-6 (16)
17 15 SO MANY WAYS –•– Brook Benton (Mercury)-11 (6)
18 11 IN THE MOOD –•– Ernie Fields (Rendezvous)-15 (4)
19 35 GO, JIMMY, GO –•– Jimmy Clanton (Ace)-4 (19)
20 12 THIS FRIENDLY WORLD –•– Fabian (Chancellor)-6 (12)
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21 13 DON’T YOU KNOW –•– Della Reese (RCA Victor)-15 (2)
22 17 MR. BLUE –•– The Fleetwoods (Dolton)-17 (1)
23 28 SMOKIE (Part 2) –•– Bill Black’s Combo (Hi)-5 (23)
24 21 BE MY GUEST –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-10 (8)
25 16 OH CAROL –•– Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)-12 (9)
26 20 I WANNA BE LOVED –•– Ricky Nelson (Imperial)-5 (20)
27 25 YOU GOT WHAT IT TAKES –•– Marv Johnson (United Artists)-9 (25)
28 56 THE VILLAGE OF ST. BERNADETTE –•– Andy Williams (Cadence)-3 (28)
29 32 FIRST NAME INITIAL –•– Annette with the Afterbeats (Buena Vista)-10 (29)
30 23 TEAR DROP –•– Santo and Johnny (Canadian American)-5 (23)
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31 26 COME INTO MY HEART –•– Lloyd Price (ABC-Paramount)-10 (20)
32 52 NOT ONE MINUTE MORE –•– Della Reese (RCA Victor)-3 (32)
33 27 DANNY BOY –•– Conway Twitty (MGM)-14 (10)
34 76 THE HAPPY REINDEER –•– Dancer, Prancer and Nervous (Capitol)-4 (34)
35 31 MARINA –•– Rocco Granata and the International Quintet (Laurie)-8 (31)
36 22 MISTY –•– Johnny Mathis (Columbia)-13 (12)
37 33 DANCE WITH ME –•– The Drifters (Atlantic)-12 (15)
38 37 JUST AS MUCH AS EVER –•– Bob Beckham (Decca)-20 (32)
39 36 GOD BLESS AMERICA –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-7 (36)
40 34 ALWAYS –•– Sammy Turner (Big Top)-9 (19)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

44 30 REVEILLE ROCK –•– Johnny and the Hurricanes (Warwick)-9 (25)
45 38 MIGHTY GOOD –•– Ricky Nelson (Imperial)-5 (38)
47 40 BELIEVE ME –•– The Royal Teens (Capitol)-10 (26)
56 39 (If You Cry) TRUE LOVE, TRUE LOVE –•– The Drifters (Atlantic)-8 (33)

POWER PLAYS

41 68 THE CHIPMUNK SONG (Christmas Don’t Be Late) –•– The Chipmunks with the Music Of David Seville (Liberty)-16 (1)
42 46 MARINA –•– Willy Alberti (London)-5 (42)
43 44 TALK THAT TALK –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-6 (43)
46 51 THE CLOUDS –•– The Spacemen (Alton)-11 (41)
48 93 SWINGIN’ ON A RAINBOW –•– Frankie Avalon (Chancellor)-2 (48)
49 61 HOW ABOUT THAT –•– Dee Clark (Abner)-4 (49)
50 100 TEEN ANGEL –•– Mark Dinning (MGM)-2 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

58 — HE’LL HAVE TO GO –•– Jim Reeves (RCA Victor)-1 (58)
59 — WHITE CHRISTMAS –•– Bing Crosby (Decca)-67 (1)
61 — MARY DON’T YOU WEEP –•– Stonewall Jackson (Columbia)-1 (61)
67 — NO LOVE HAVE I –•– Webb Pierce (Decca)-1 (67)
72 — WHERE OR WHEN –•– Dion and the Belmonts (Laurie)-1 (72)
78 — DOWN BY THE STATION –•– The Four Preps (Capitol)-1 (78)
83 — BONNIE CAME BACK –•– Duane Eddy (Jamie)-1 (83)
87 — HANDY MAN –•– Jimmy Jones (Cub)-1 (87)
88 — PROMISE ME A ROSE (A Slight Detail) –•– Anita Bryant (Carlton)-1 (88)
89 — LONELY BLUE BOY –•– Conway Twitty (MGM)-1 (89)
91 — HONEY HUSH –•– Joe Turner (Atlantic)-1 (91)
93 — LITTLE THINGS MEAN A LOT –•– Joni James (MGM)-1 (93)
94 — DO-RE-MI –•– Anita Bryant (Carlton)-1 (94)
98 — HARLEM NOCTURNE –•– The Viscounts (Madison)-1 (98)
99 — THE SOUND OF MUSIC –•– Patti Page (Mercury)-1 (99)
100 — DARLING LORRAINE –•– The Knockouts (Shad)-1 (100)

US Hot 40 Singles for the Week Ending 10th January, 1960

TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

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1 2 EL PASO –•– Marty Robbins (Columbia)-9 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 1 WHY –•– Frankie Avalon (Chancellor)-7 (1)
3 3 THE BIG HURT –•– Miss Toni Fisher (Signet)-8 (3)
4 11 RUNNING BEAR –•– Johnny Preston (Mercury)-12 (4)
5 5 WAY DOWN YONDER IN NEW ORLEANS –•– Freddy Cannon (Swan)-7 (5)
6 6 HEARTACHES BY THE NUMBER –•– Guy Mitchell (Columbia)-14 (1)
7 4 IT’S TIME TO CRY –•– Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)-7 (4)
8 7 AMONG MY SOUVENIRS –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-7 (7)
9 10 PRETTY BLUE EYES –•– Steve Lawrence (ABC-Paramount)-7 (9)
10 19 GO, JIMMY, GO –•– Jimmy Clanton (Ace)-5 (10)
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11 12 WE GOT LOVE –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-13 (6)
12 8 MACK THE KNIFE –•– Bobby Darin (Atco)-20 (1)
13 28 THE VILLAGE OF ST. BERNADETTE –•– Andy Williams (Cadence)-4 (13)
14 14 UH OH (Part 2) –•– The Nutty Squirrels (Hanover)-9 (14)
15 16 SANDY –•– Larry Hall (Strand)-7 (15)
16 9 HOUND DOG MAN –•– Fabian (Chancellor)-8 (9)
17 13 SCARLET RIBBONS (For Her Hair) –•– The Browns (RCA Victor)-10 (13)
18 23 SMOKIE (Part 2) –•– Bill Black’s Combo (Hi)-6 (18)
19 32 NOT ONE MINUTE MORE –•– Della Reese (RCA Victor)-4 (19)
20 20 THIS FRIENDLY WORLD –•– Fabian (Chancellor)-7 (12)
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21 18 IN THE MOOD –•– Ernie Fields (Rendezvous)-16 (4)
22 15 THE LITTLE DRUMMER BOY –•– The Harry Simeone Chorale (20th Fox)-13 (13)
23 27 YOU GOT WHAT IT TAKES –•– Marv Johnson (United Artists)-10 (23)
24 29 FIRST NAME INITIAL –•– Annette with the Afterbeats (Buena Vista)-11 (24)
25 17 SO MANY WAYS –•– Brook Benton (Mercury)-12 (6)
26 25 OH CAROL –•– Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)-13 (9)
27 24 BE MY GUEST –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-11 (8)
28 30 TEAR DROP –•– Santo and Johnny (Canadian American)-6 (23)
29 50 TEEN ANGEL –•– Mark Dinning (MGM)-3 (29)
30 31 COME INTO MY HEART –•– Lloyd Price (ABC-Paramount)-11 (20)
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31 22 MR. BLUE –•– The Fleetwoods (Dolton)-18 (1)
32 26 I WANNA BE LOVED –•– Ricky Nelson (Imperial)-6 (20)
33 33 DANNY BOY –•– Conway Twitty (MGM)-15 (10)
34 21 DON’T YOU KNOW –•– Della Reese (RCA Victor)-16 (2)
35 43 TALK THAT TALK –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-7 (35)
36 35 MARINA –•– Rocco Granata and the International Quintet (Laurie)-9 (31)
37 55 JUST COME HOME –•– Hugo and Luigi (RCA Victor)-4 (37)
38 49 HOW ABOUT THAT –•– Dee Clark (Abner)-5 (38)
39 48 SWINGIN’ ON A RAINBOW –•– Frankie Avalon (Chancellor)-3 (39)
40 36 MISTY –•– Johnny Mathis (Columbia)-14 (12)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

43 37 DANCE WITH ME –•– The Drifters (Atlantic)-13 (15)
44 38 JUST AS MUCH AS EVER –•– Bob Beckham (Decca)-21 (32)
45 34 THE HAPPY REINDEER –•– Dancer, Prancer and Nervous (Capitol)-5 (34)
59 40 ALWAYS –•– Sammy Turner (Big Top)-10 (19)
89 39 GOD BLESS AMERICA –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-8 (36)

POWER PLAYS

41 58 HE’LL HAVE TO GO –•– Jim Reeves (RCA Victor)-2 (41)
42 47 BELIEVE ME –•– The Royal Teens (Capitol)-11 (26)
46 83 BONNIE CAME BACK –•– Duane Eddy (Jamie)-2 (46)
47 53 (New In) THE WAYS OF LOVE –•– Tommy Edwards (MGM)-8 (47)
48 62 IF I HAD A GIRL –•– Rod Lauren (RCA Victor)-3 (48)
49 45 MIGHTY GOOD –•– Ricky Nelson (Imperial)-6 (38)
50 51 WHAT ABOUT US –•– The Coasters (Atco)-5 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

68 — CRAZY ARMS –•– Bob Beckham (Decca)-1 (68)
78 — SKOKIAAN (South African Song) –•– Bill Haley and His Comets (Decca)-1 (78)
82 — ROCKIN’ LITTLE ANGEL –•– Ray Smith (Judd)-1 (82)
84 — TRACY’S THEME –•– Spencer Ross (Columbia)-1 (84)
87 — RIVERBOAT –•– Faron Young (Capitol)-1 (87)
93 — IN THE STILL OF THE NITE –•– The Five Satins (Ember)-20 (29)
95 — LITTLE COCO PALM –•– Jerry Wallace (Challenge)-1 (95)
97 — ONE MINT JULEP –•– Chet Atkins (RCA Victor)-1 (97)
99 — SMOKIE (Part 2) –•– Bill Doggett (King)-1 (99)

US Hot 40 Singles for the Week Ending 17th January, 1960

TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

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1 1 EL PASO –•– Marty Robbins (Columbia)-10 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 WHY –•– Frankie Avalon (Chancellor)-8 (1)
3 5 WAY DOWN YONDER IN NEW ORLEANS –•– Freddy Cannon (Swan)-8 (3)
4 4 RUNNING BEAR –•– Johnny Preston (Mercury)-13 (4)
5 3 THE BIG HURT –•– Miss Toni Fisher (Signet)-9 (3)
6 7 IT’S TIME TO CRY –•– Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)-8 (4)
7 10 GO, JIMMY, GO –•– Jimmy Clanton (Ace)-6 (7)
8 8 AMONG MY SOUVENIRS –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-8 (7)
9 9 PRETTY BLUE EYES –•– Steve Lawrence (ABC-Paramount)-8 (9)
10 6 HEARTACHES BY THE NUMBER –•– Guy Mitchell (Columbia)-15 (1)
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11 16 HOUND DOG MAN –•– Fabian (Chancellor)-9 (9)
12 13 THE VILLAGE OF ST. BERNADETTE –•– Andy Williams (Cadence)-5 (12)
13 12 MACK THE KNIFE –•– Bobby Darin (Atco)-21 (1)
14 29 TEEN ANGEL –•– Mark Dinning (MGM)-4 (14)
15 23 YOU GOT WHAT IT TAKES –•– Marv Johnson (United Artists)-11 (15)
16 19 NOT ONE MINUTE MORE –•– Della Reese (RCA Victor)-5 (16)
17 18 SMOKIE (Part 2) –•– Bill Black’s Combo (Hi)-7 (17)
18 11 WE GOT LOVE –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-14 (6)
19 15 SANDY –•– Larry Hall (Strand)-8 (15)
20 24 FIRST NAME INITIAL –•– Annette with the Afterbeats (Buena Vista)-12 (20)
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21 20 THIS FRIENDLY WORLD –•– Fabian (Chancellor)-8 (12)
22 22 THE LITTLE DRUMMER BOY –•– The Harry Simeone Chorale (20th Fox)-14 (13)
23 17 SCARLET RIBBONS (For Her Hair) –•– The Browns (RCA Victor)-11 (13)
24 14 UH OH (Part 2) –•– The Nutty Squirrels (Hanover)-10 (14)
25 21 IN THE MOOD –•– Ernie Fields (Rendezvous)-17 (4)
26 32 I WANNA BE LOVED –•– Ricky Nelson (Imperial)-7 (20)
27 26 OH CAROL –•– Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)-14 (9)
28 51 WHERE OR WHEN –•– Dion and the Belmonts (Laurie)-3 (28)
29 41 HE’LL HAVE TO GO –•– Jim Reeves (RCA Victor)-3 (29)
30 28 TEAR DROP –•– Santo and Johnny (Canadian American)-7 (23)
——
31 30 COME INTO MY HEART –•– Lloyd Price (ABC-Paramount)-12 (20)
32 25 SO MANY WAYS –•– Brook Benton (Mercury)-13 (6)
33 62 DOWN BY THE STATION –•– The Four Preps (Capitol)-3 (33)
34 35 TALK THAT TALK –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-8 (34)
35 37 JUST COME HOME –•– Hugo and Luigi (RCA Victor)-5 (35)
36 48 IF I HAD A GIRL –•– Rod Lauren (RCA Victor)-4 (36)
37 38 HOW ABOUT THAT –•– Dee Clark (Abner)-6 (37)
38 27 BE MY GUEST –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-12 (8)
39 34 DON’T YOU KNOW –•– Della Reese (RCA Victor)-17 (2)
40 46 BONNIE CAME BACK –•– Duane Eddy (Jamie)-3 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

52 33 DANNY BOY –•– Conway Twitty (MGM)-16 (10)
54 36 MARINA –•– Rocco Granata and the International Quintet (Laurie)-10 (31)
58 40 MISTY –•– Johnny Mathis (Columbia)-15 (12)
69 39 SWINGIN’ ON A RAINBOW –•– Frankie Avalon (Chancellor)-4 (39)
73 31 MR. BLUE –•– The Fleetwoods (Dolton)-19 (1)

POWER PLAYS

41 53 MARY DON’T YOU WEEP –•– Stonewall Jackson (Columbia)-3 (41)
42 67 HANDY MAN –•– Jimmy Jones (Cub)-3 (42)
43 70 LUCKY DEVIL –•– Carl Dobkins, Jr. (Decca)-6 (43)
44 60 SHIMMY, SHIMMY, KO-KO-BOP –•– Little Anthony and the Imperials (End)-6 (44)
45 63 A YEAR AGO TONIGHT –•– The Crests (Coed)-6 (45)
46 80 RUN RED RUN –•– The Coasters (Atco)-4 (46)
47 50 WHAT ABOUT US –•– The Coasters (Atco)-6 (47)
48 71 LET’S TRY AGAIN –•– Clyde McPhatter (MGM)-4 (48)
49 49 MIGHTY GOOD –•– Ricky Nelson (Imperial)-7 (38)
50 52 THE CLOUDS –•– The Spacemen (Alton)-13 (41)

NEW THIS WEEK

75 — WHAT IN THE WORLD’S COME OVER YOU –•– Jack Scott (Top Rank)-1 (75)
76 — LET IT BE ME –•– The Everly Brothers (Cadence)-1 (76)
83 — T.L.C. TENDER LOVE AND CARE –•– Jimmie Rodgers (Roulette)-1 (83)
96 — THE THEME FROM “A SUMMER PLACE” –•– Percy Faith and His Orchestra (Columbia)-1 (96)
97 — LET THE GOOD TIMES ROLL –•– Ray Charles (Atlantic)-1 (97)
98 — TELL HER FOR ME –•– Adam Wade (Coed)-1 (98)
99 — BULLDOG –•– The Fireballs (Top Rank)-1 (99)
100 — TEENAGE HAYRIDE –•– Tender Slim (Grey Cliff)-1 (100)

US Hot 40 Singles for the Week Ending 24th January, 1960

TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

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1 4 RUNNING BEAR –•– Johnny Preston (Mercury)-14 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 2 WHY –•– Frankie Avalon (Chancellor)-9 (1)
3 1 EL PASO –•– Marty Robbins (Columbia)-11 (1)
4 5 THE BIG HURT –•– Miss Toni Fisher (Signet)-10 (3)
5 3 WAY DOWN YONDER IN NEW ORLEANS –•– Freddy Cannon (Swan)-9 (3)
6 7 GO, JIMMY, GO –•– Jimmy Clanton (Ace)-7 (6)
7 14 TEEN ANGEL –•– Mark Dinning (MGM)-5 (7)
8 12 THE VILLAGE OF ST. BERNADETTE –•– Andy Williams (Cadence)-6 (8)
9 9 PRETTY BLUE EYES –•– Steve Lawrence (ABC-Paramount)-9 (9)
10 8 AMONG MY SOUVENIRS –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-9 (7)
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11 6 IT’S TIME TO CRY –•– Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)-9 (4)
12 10 HEARTACHES BY THE NUMBER –•– Guy Mitchell (Columbia)-16 (1)
13 28 WHERE OR WHEN –•– Dion and the Belmonts (Laurie)-4 (13)
14 15 YOU GOT WHAT IT TAKES –•– Marv Johnson (United Artists)-12 (14)
15 11 HOUND DOG MAN –•– Fabian (Chancellor)-10 (9)
16 19 SANDY –•– Larry Hall (Strand)-9 (15)
17 17 SMOKIE (Part 2) –•– Bill Black’s Combo (Hi)-8 (17)
18 16 NOT ONE MINUTE MORE –•– Della Reese (RCA Victor)-6 (16)
19 13 MACK THE KNIFE –•– Bobby Darin (Atco)-22 (1)
20 33 DOWN BY THE STATION –•– The Four Preps (Capitol)-4 (20)
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21 21 THIS FRIENDLY WORLD –•– Fabian (Chancellor)-9 (12)
22 20 FIRST NAME INITIAL –•– Annette with the Afterbeats (Buena Vista)-13 (20)
23 18 WE GOT LOVE –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-15 (6)
24 29 HE’LL HAVE TO GO –•– Jim Reeves (RCA Victor)-4 (24)
25 42 HANDY MAN –•– Jimmy Jones (Cub)-4 (25)
26 40 BONNIE CAME BACK –•– Duane Eddy (Jamie)-4 (26)
27 43 LUCKY DEVIL –•– Carl Dobkins, Jr. (Decca)-7 (27)
28 23 SCARLET RIBBONS (For Her Hair) –•– The Browns (RCA Victor)-12 (13)
29 60 TRACY’S THEME –•– Spencer Ross (Columbia)-3 (29)
30 75 WHAT IN THE WORLD’S COME OVER YOU –•– Jack Scott (Top Rank)-2 (30)
——
31 61 LONELY BLUE BOY –•– Conway Twitty (MGM)-4 (31)
32 30 TEAR DROP –•– Santo and Johnny (Canadian American)-8 (23)
33 36 IF I HAD A GIRL –•– Rod Lauren (RCA Victor)-5 (33)
34 44 SHIMMY, SHIMMY, KO-KO-BOP –•– Little Anthony and the Imperials (End)-7 (34)
35 35 JUST COME HOME –•– Hugo and Luigi (RCA Victor)-6 (35)
36 26 I WANNA BE LOVED –•– Ricky Nelson (Imperial)-8 (20)
37 32 SO MANY WAYS –•– Brook Benton (Mercury)-14 (6)
38 37 HOW ABOUT THAT –•– Dee Clark (Abner)-7 (37)
39 31 COME INTO MY HEART –•– Lloyd Price (ABC-Paramount)-13 (20)
40 27 OH CAROL –•– Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)-15 (9)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

41 34 TALK THAT TALK –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-9 (34)
44 25 IN THE MOOD –•– Ernie Fields (Rendezvous)-18 (4)
46 24 UH OH (Part 2) –•– The Nutty Squirrels (Hanover)-11 (14)
54 22 THE LITTLE DRUMMER BOY –•– The Harry Simeone Chorale (20th Fox)-15 (13)
63 38 BE MY GUEST –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-13 (8)
92 39 DON’T YOU KNOW –•– Della Reese (RCA Victor)-18 (2)

POWER PLAYS

42 45 A YEAR AGO TONIGHT –•– The Crests (Coed)-7 (42)
43 96 THE THEME FROM “A SUMMER PLACE” –•– Percy Faith and His Orchestra (Columbia)-2 (43)
45 46 RUN RED RUN –•– The Coasters (Atco)-5 (45)
47 59 LITTLE THINGS MEAN A LOT –•– Joni James (MGM)-4 (47)
48 48 LET’S TRY AGAIN –•– Clyde McPhatter (MGM)-5 (48)
49 55 BACIARE BACIARE (Kissing Kissing) –•– Dorothy Collins (Top Rank)-5 (49)
50 66 SWEET NOTHIN’S –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-5 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

74 — BEYOND THE SEA –•– Bobby Darin (Atco)-1 (74)
75 — WALTZING MATILDA –•– Jimmie Rodgers (Roulette)-1 (75)
84 — WHY DO I LOVE YOU SO –•– Johnny Tillotson (Cadence)-1 (84)
86 — AM I THAT EASY TO FORGET –•– Debbie Reynolds (Dot)-1 (86)
88 — AMAPOLA –•– Jacky Noguez and His Orchestra (Jamie)-1 (88)
89 — TOO MUCH TEQUILA –•– The Champs (Challenge)-1 (89)
91 — CRY ME A RIVER –•– Janice Harper (Capitol)-1 (91)
95 — I FORGOT MORE THAN YOU’LL EVER KNOW –•– Sonny James (Capitol)-1 (95)
96 — UP TOWN –•– Roy Orbison (Monument)-1 (96)
97 — TIME AFTER TIME –•– Frankie Ford (Ace)-1 (97)
99 — THE HAPPY MULETEER –•– Ivo Robic (Laurie)-1 (99)
100 — SINCE I MADE YOU CRY –•– The Rivieras (Coed)-1 (100)

US Hot 40 Singles for the Week Ending 31st January, 1960

TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

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1 1 RUNNING BEAR –•– Johnny Preston (Mercury)-15 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 3 EL PASO –•– Marty Robbins (Columbia)-12 (1)
3 2 WHY –•– Frankie Avalon (Chancellor)-10 (1)
4 7 TEEN ANGEL –•– Mark Dinning (MGM)-6 (4)
5 5 WAY DOWN YONDER IN NEW ORLEANS –•– Freddy Cannon (Swan)-10 (3)
6 4 THE BIG HURT –•– Miss Toni Fisher (Signet)-11 (3)
7 8 THE VILLAGE OF ST. BERNADETTE –•– Andy Williams (Cadence)-7 (7)
8 6 GO, JIMMY, GO –•– Jimmy Clanton (Ace)-8 (6)
9 9 PRETTY BLUE EYES –•– Steve Lawrence (ABC-Paramount)-10 (9)
10 13 WHERE OR WHEN –•– Dion and the Belmonts (Laurie)-5 (10)
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11 14 YOU GOT WHAT IT TAKES –•– Marv Johnson (United Artists)-13 (11)
12 11 IT’S TIME TO CRY –•– Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)-10 (4)
13 10 AMONG MY SOUVENIRS –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-10 (7)
14 25 HANDY MAN –•– Jimmy Jones (Cub)-5 (14)
15 16 SANDY –•– Larry Hall (Strand)-10 (15)
16 30 WHAT IN THE WORLD’S COME OVER YOU –•– Jack Scott (Top Rank)-3 (16)
17 20 DOWN BY THE STATION –•– The Four Preps (Capitol)-5 (17)
18 15 HOUND DOG MAN –•– Fabian (Chancellor)-11 (9)
19 18 NOT ONE MINUTE MORE –•– Della Reese (RCA Victor)-7 (16)
20 24 HE’LL HAVE TO GO –•– Jim Reeves (RCA Victor)-5 (20)
——
21 31 LONELY BLUE BOY –•– Conway Twitty (MGM)-5 (21)
22 12 HEARTACHES BY THE NUMBER –•– Guy Mitchell (Columbia)-17 (1)
23 61 LET IT BE ME –•– The Everly Brothers (Cadence)-3 (23)
24 29 TRACY’S THEME –•– Spencer Ross (Columbia)-4 (24)
25 27 LUCKY DEVIL –•– Carl Dobkins, Jr. (Decca)-8 (25)
26 21 THIS FRIENDLY WORLD –•– Fabian (Chancellor)-10 (12)
27 17 SMOKIE (Part 2) –•– Bill Black’s Combo (Hi)-9 (17)
28 43 THE THEME FROM “A SUMMER PLACE” –•– Percy Faith and His Orchestra (Columbia)-3 (28)
29 26 BONNIE CAME BACK –•– Duane Eddy (Jamie)-5 (26)
30 22 FIRST NAME INITIAL –•– Annette with the Afterbeats (Buena Vista)-14 (20)
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31 33 IF I HAD A GIRL –•– Rod Lauren (RCA Victor)-6 (31)
32 19 MACK THE KNIFE –•– Bobby Darin (Atco)-23 (1)
33 38 HOW ABOUT THAT –•– Dee Clark (Abner)-8 (33)
34 74 BEYOND THE SEA –•– Bobby Darin (Atco)-2 (34)
35 23 WE GOT LOVE –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-16 (6)
36 45 RUN RED RUN –•– The Coasters (Atco)-6 (36)
37 32 TEAR DROP –•– Santo and Johnny (Canadian American)-9 (23)
38 47 LITTLE THINGS MEAN A LOT –•– Joni James (MGM)-5 (38)
39 41 TALK THAT TALK –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-10 (34)
40 36 I WANNA BE LOVED –•– Ricky Nelson (Imperial)-9 (20)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

41 34 SHIMMY, SHIMMY, KO-KO-BOP –•– Little Anthony and the Imperials (End)-8 (34)
43 28 SCARLET RIBBONS (For Her Hair) –•– The Browns (RCA Victor)-13 (13)
49 40 OH CAROL –•– Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)-16 (9)
51 35 JUST COME HOME –•– Hugo and Luigi (RCA Victor)-7 (35)
54 37 SO MANY WAYS –•– Brook Benton (Mercury)-15 (6)
63 39 COME INTO MY HEART –•– Lloyd Price (ABC-Paramount)-14 (20)

POWER PLAYS

42 60 T.L.C. TENDER LOVE AND CARE –•– Jimmie Rodgers (Roulette)-3 (42)
44 50 SWEET NOTHIN’S –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-6 (44)
45 49 BACIARE BACIARE (Kissing Kissing) –•– Dorothy Collins (Top Rank)-6 (45)
46 52 LITTLE COCO PALM –•– Jerry Wallace (Challenge)-4 (46)
47 42 A YEAR AGO TONIGHT –•– The Crests (Coed)-8 (42)
48 69 BULLDOG –•– The Fireballs (Top Rank)-3 (48)
50 75 WALTZING MATILDA –•– Jimmie Rodgers (Roulette)-2 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

70 — MIDNIGHT SPECIAL –•– Paul Evans (Guaranteed)-1 (70)
77 — FOREVER –•– The Little Dippers (University)-1 (77)
79 — BABY (You’ve Got What It Takes) –•– Dinah Washington and Brook Benton (Mercury)-1 (79)
84 — ON THE BEACH –•– Frank Chacksfield and His Orchestra (London)-1 (84)
86 — HARBOR LIGHTS –•– The Platters (Mercury)-1 (86)
89 — MY LITTLE MARINE –•– Jamie Horton (Joy)-1 (89)
90 — I CAN’T SAY GOODBYE –•– The Fireflies Featuring Ritchie Adams (Ribbon)-1 (90)
94 — I WAS SUCH A FOOL (To Fall In Love With You) –•– The Flamingos (End)-1 (94)
95 — MEDITERRANEAN MOON –•– The Rays (XYZ)-1 (95)
96 — I’LL TAKE CARE OF YOU –•– Bobby Bland (Duke)-1 (96)
97 — LIVIN’ DANGEROUSLY –•– The McGuire Sisters (Coral)-1 (97)
100 — SECRET OF LOVE –•– Elton Anderson (Mercury)-1 (100)

US Hot 40 Singles for the Week Ending 7th February, 1960

TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

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1 1 RUNNING BEAR –•– Johnny Preston (Mercury)-16 (3 weeks at #1) (1)
2 4 TEEN ANGEL –•– Mark Dinning (MGM)-7 (2)
3 2 EL PASO –•– Marty Robbins (Columbia)-13 (1)
4 10 WHERE OR WHEN –•– Dion and the Belmonts (Laurie)-6 (4)
5 8 GO, JIMMY, GO –•– Jimmy Clanton (Ace)-9 (5)
6 3 WHY –•– Frankie Avalon (Chancellor)-11 (1)
7 14 HANDY MAN –•– Jimmy Jones (Cub)-6 (7)
8 6 THE BIG HURT –•– Miss Toni Fisher (Signet)-12 (3)
9 5 WAY DOWN YONDER IN NEW ORLEANS –•– Freddy Cannon (Swan)-11 (3)
10 9 PRETTY BLUE EYES –•– Steve Lawrence (ABC-Paramount)-11 (9)
——
11 7 THE VILLAGE OF ST. BERNADETTE –•– Andy Williams (Cadence)-8 (7)
12 16 WHAT IN THE WORLD’S COME OVER YOU –•– Jack Scott (Top Rank)-4 (12)
13 11 YOU GOT WHAT IT TAKES –•– Marv Johnson (United Artists)-14 (11)
14 21 LONELY BLUE BOY –•– Conway Twitty (MGM)-6 (14)
15 17 DOWN BY THE STATION –•– The Four Preps (Capitol)-6 (15)
16 23 LET IT BE ME –•– The Everly Brothers (Cadence)-4 (16)
17 20 HE’LL HAVE TO GO –•– Jim Reeves (RCA Victor)-6 (17)
18 12 IT’S TIME TO CRY –•– Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)-11 (4)
19 28 THE THEME FROM “A SUMMER PLACE” –•– Percy Faith and His Orchestra (Columbia)-4 (19)
20 24 TRACY’S THEME –•– Spencer Ross (Columbia)-5 (20)
——
21 15 SANDY –•– Larry Hall (Strand)-11 (15)
22 13 AMONG MY SOUVENIRS –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-11 (7)
23 34 BEYOND THE SEA –•– Bobby Darin (Atco)-3 (23)
24 18 HOUND DOG MAN –•– Fabian (Chancellor)-12 (9)
25 30 FIRST NAME INITIAL –•– Annette with the Afterbeats (Buena Vista)-15 (20)
26 42 T.L.C. TENDER LOVE AND CARE –•– Jimmie Rodgers (Roulette)-4 (26)
27 19 NOT ONE MINUTE MORE –•– Della Reese (RCA Victor)-8 (16)
28 22 HEARTACHES BY THE NUMBER –•– Guy Mitchell (Columbia)-18 (1)
29 25 LUCKY DEVIL –•– Carl Dobkins, Jr. (Decca)-9 (25)
30 27 SMOKIE (Part 2) –•– Bill Black’s Combo (Hi)-10 (17)
——
31 31 IF I HAD A GIRL –•– Rod Lauren (RCA Victor)-7 (31)
32 41 SHIMMY, SHIMMY, KO-KO-BOP –•– Little Anthony and the Imperials (End)-9 (32)
33 29 BONNIE CAME BACK –•– Duane Eddy (Jamie)-6 (26)
34 57 ROCKIN’ LITTLE ANGEL –•– Ray Smith (Judd)-5 (34)
35 38 LITTLE THINGS MEAN A LOT –•– Joni James (MGM)-6 (35)
36 46 LITTLE COCO PALM –•– Jerry Wallace (Challenge)-5 (36)
37 26 THIS FRIENDLY WORLD –•– Fabian (Chancellor)-11 (12)
38 48 BULLDOG –•– The Fireballs (Top Rank)-4 (38)
39 33 HOW ABOUT THAT –•– Dee Clark (Abner)-9 (33)
40 32 MACK THE KNIFE –•– Bobby Darin (Atco)-24 (1)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

42 36 RUN RED RUN –•– The Coasters (Atco)-7 (36)
47 37 TEAR DROP –•– Santo and Johnny (Canadian American)-10 (23)
49 39 TALK THAT TALK –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-11 (34)
66 40 I WANNA BE LOVED –•– Ricky Nelson (Imperial)-10 (20)
68 35 WE GOT LOVE –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-17 (6)

POWER PLAYS

41 50 WALTZING MATILDA –•– Jimmie Rodgers (Roulette)-3 (41)
43 45 BACIARE BACIARE (Kissing Kissing) –•– Dorothy Collins (Top Rank)-7 (43)
44 80 AM I THAT EASY TO FORGET –•– Debbie Reynolds (Dot)-3 (44)
45 75 TOO MUCH TEQUILA –•– The Champs (Challenge)-3 (45)
46 77 FOREVER –•– The Little Dippers (University)-2 (46)
48 44 SWEET NOTHIN’S –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-7 (44)
50 65 WHY DO I LOVE YOU SO –•– Johnny Tillotson (Cadence)-3 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

61 — COUNTRY BOY –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-1 (61)
70 — CHINA DOLL –•– The Ames Brothers (RCA Victor)-1 (70)
71 — LADY LUCK –•– Lloyd Price (ABC-Paramount)-1 (71)
72 — WILD ONE –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-1 (72)
79 — SKOKIAAN (South African Song) –•– Bill Haley and His Comets (Decca)-4 (70)
81 — LET IT ROCK –•– Chuck Berry (Chess)-1 (81)
83 — TIME AND THE RIVER –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-1 (83)
85 — THAT OLD FEELING –•– Kitty Kallen (Columbia)-1 (85)
86 — LITTLE BITTY GIRL –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-1 (86)
89 — SIXTEEN REASONS –•– Connie Stevens (Warner Brothers)-1 (89)
92 — (There Was a) TALL OAK TREE –•– Dorsey Burnette (Era)-1 (92)
95 — MONEY (That’s What I Want) –•– Barrett Strong (Anna)-1 (95)
96 — PEACE OF MIND –•– Teresa Brewer (Coral)-1 (96)
97 — FANNIE MAE –•– Buster Brown (Fire)-1 (97)
98 — (Baby) HULLY GULLY –•– The Olympics (Arvee)-1 (98)
100 — THE WHIFFENPOOF SONG –•– Bob Crewe (Warwick)-1 (100)

US Hot 40 Singles for the Week Ending 14th February, 1960

TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

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1 2 TEEN ANGEL –•– Mark Dinning (MGM)-8 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 1 RUNNING BEAR –•– Johnny Preston (Mercury)-17 (1)
3 4 WHERE OR WHEN –•– Dion and the Belmonts (Laurie)-7 (3)
4 3 EL PASO –•– Marty Robbins (Columbia)-14 (1)
5 7 HANDY MAN –•– Jimmy Jones (Cub)-7 (5)
6 14 LONELY BLUE BOY –•– Conway Twitty (MGM)-7 (6)
7 12 WHAT IN THE WORLD’S COME OVER YOU –•– Jack Scott (Top Rank)-5 (7)
8 17 HE’LL HAVE TO GO –•– Jim Reeves (RCA Victor)-7 (8)
9 6 WHY –•– Frankie Avalon (Chancellor)-12 (1)
10 13 YOU GOT WHAT IT TAKES –•– Marv Johnson (United Artists)-15 (10)
——
11 5 GO, JIMMY, GO –•– Jimmy Clanton (Ace)-10 (5)
12 19 THE THEME FROM “A SUMMER PLACE” –•– Percy Faith and His Orchestra (Columbia)-5 (12)
13 16 LET IT BE ME –•– The Everly Brothers (Cadence)-5 (13)
14 10 PRETTY BLUE EYES –•– Steve Lawrence (ABC-Paramount)-12 (9)
15 11 THE VILLAGE OF ST. BERNADETTE –•– Andy Williams (Cadence)-9 (7)
16 15 DOWN BY THE STATION –•– The Four Preps (Capitol)-7 (15)
17 8 THE BIG HURT –•– Miss Toni Fisher (Signet)-13 (3)
18 9 WAY DOWN YONDER IN NEW ORLEANS –•– Freddy Cannon (Swan)-12 (3)
19 23 BEYOND THE SEA –•– Bobby Darin (Atco)-4 (19)
20 20 TRACY’S THEME –•– Spencer Ross (Columbia)-6 (20)
——
21 18 IT’S TIME TO CRY –•– Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)-12 (4)
22 22 AMONG MY SOUVENIRS –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-12 (7)
23 21 SANDY –•– Larry Hall (Strand)-12 (15)
24 32 SHIMMY, SHIMMY, KO-KO-BOP –•– Little Anthony and the Imperials (End)-10 (24)
25 26 T.L.C. TENDER LOVE AND CARE –•– Jimmie Rodgers (Roulette)-5 (25)
26 34 ROCKIN’ LITTLE ANGEL –•– Ray Smith (Judd)-6 (26)
27 46 FOREVER –•– The Little Dippers (University)-3 (27)
28 29 LUCKY DEVIL –•– Carl Dobkins, Jr. (Decca)-10 (25)
29 72 WILD ONE –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-2 (29)
30 27 NOT ONE MINUTE MORE –•– Della Reese (RCA Victor)-9 (16)
——
31 24 HOUND DOG MAN –•– Fabian (Chancellor)-13 (9)
32 25 FIRST NAME INITIAL –•– Annette with the Afterbeats (Buena Vista)-16 (20)
33 33 BONNIE CAME BACK –•– Duane Eddy (Jamie)-7 (26)
34 38 BULLDOG –•– The Fireballs (Top Rank)-5 (34)
35 30 SMOKIE (Part 2) –•– Bill Black’s Combo (Hi)-11 (17)
36 35 LITTLE THINGS MEAN A LOT –•– Joni James (MGM)-7 (35)
37 67 BABY (You’ve Got What It Takes) –•– Dinah Washington and Brook Benton (Mercury)-3 (37)
38 36 LITTLE COCO PALM –•– Jerry Wallace (Challenge)-6 (36)
39 45 TOO MUCH TEQUILA –•– The Champs (Challenge)-4 (39)
40 31 IF I HAD A GIRL –•– Rod Lauren (RCA Victor)-8 (31)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

47 28 HEARTACHES BY THE NUMBER –•– Guy Mitchell (Columbia)-19 (1)
52 37 THIS FRIENDLY WORLD –•– Fabian (Chancellor)-12 (12)
57 39 HOW ABOUT THAT –•– Dee Clark (Abner)-10 (33)
59 40 MACK THE KNIFE –•– Bobby Darin (Atco)-25 (1)

POWER PLAYS

41 60 HARBOR LIGHTS –•– The Platters (Mercury)-3 (41)
42 48 SWEET NOTHIN’S –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-8 (42)
43 41 WALTZING MATILDA –•– Jimmie Rodgers (Roulette)-4 (41)
44 44 AM I THAT EASY TO FORGET –•– Debbie Reynolds (Dot)-4 (44)
45 58 MIDNIGHT SPECIAL –•– Paul Evans (Guaranteed)-3 (45)
46 50 WHY DO I LOVE YOU SO –•– Johnny Tillotson (Cadence)-4 (46)
48 70 CHINA DOLL –•– The Ames Brothers (RCA Victor)-2 (48)
49 51 DARLING LORRAINE –•– The Knockouts (Shad)-7 (49)
50 83 TIME AND THE RIVER –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-2 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

61 — ETERNALLY –•– Sarah Vaughan (Mercury)-1 (61)
71 — DELAWARE –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-1 (71)
72 — I WAS SUCH A FOOL (To Fall In Love With You) –•– The Flamingos (End)-2 (72)
90 — BAD BOY –•– Marty Wilde (Epic)-1 (90)
94 — A CLOSER WALK –•– Pete Fountain (Coral)-1 (94)
95 — I KNOW WHAT GOD IS –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-1 (95)
98 — DON’T LET THE SUN CATCH YOU CRYIN’ –•– Ray Charles (Atlantic)-1 (98)
99 — HONEY LOVE –•– Narvel Felts (Pink)-1 (99)
100 — CLEMENTINE –•– Jan and Dean (Dore)-1 (100)

US Hot 40 Singles for the Week Ending 21st February, 1960

TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

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1 1 TEEN ANGEL –•– Mark Dinning (MGM)-9 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 RUNNING BEAR –•– Johnny Preston (Mercury)-18 (1)
3 5 HANDY MAN –•– Jimmy Jones (Cub)-8 (3)
4 8 HE’LL HAVE TO GO –•– Jim Reeves (RCA Victor)-8 (4)
5 3 WHERE OR WHEN –•– Dion and the Belmonts (Laurie)-8 (3)
6 12 THE THEME FROM “A SUMMER PLACE” –•– Percy Faith and His Orchestra (Columbia)-6 (6)
7 7 WHAT IN THE WORLD’S COME OVER YOU –•– Jack Scott (Top Rank)-6 (7)
8 6 LONELY BLUE BOY –•– Conway Twitty (MGM)-8 (6)
9 13 LET IT BE ME –•– The Everly Brothers (Cadence)-6 (9)
10 4 EL PASO –•– Marty Robbins (Columbia)-15 (1)
——
11 19 BEYOND THE SEA –•– Bobby Darin (Atco)-5 (11)
12 14 PRETTY BLUE EYES –•– Steve Lawrence (ABC-Paramount)-13 (9)
13 16 DOWN BY THE STATION –•– The Four Preps (Capitol)-8 (13)
14 10 YOU GOT WHAT IT TAKES –•– Marv Johnson (United Artists)-16 (10)
15 11 GO, JIMMY, GO –•– Jimmy Clanton (Ace)-11 (5)
16 9 WHY –•– Frankie Avalon (Chancellor)-13 (1)
17 15 THE VILLAGE OF ST. BERNADETTE –•– Andy Williams (Cadence)-10 (7)
18 17 THE BIG HURT –•– Miss Toni Fisher (Signet)-14 (3)
19 20 TRACY’S THEME –•– Spencer Ross (Columbia)-7 (19)
20 37 BABY (You’ve Got What It Takes) –•– Dinah Washington and Brook Benton (Mercury)-4 (20)
——
21 27 FOREVER –•– The Little Dippers (University)-4 (21)
22 18 WAY DOWN YONDER IN NEW ORLEANS –•– Freddy Cannon (Swan)-13 (3)
23 29 WILD ONE –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-3 (23)
24 26 ROCKIN’ LITTLE ANGEL –•– Ray Smith (Judd)-7 (24)
25 25 T.L.C. TENDER LOVE AND CARE –•– Jimmie Rodgers (Roulette)-6 (25)
26 24 SHIMMY, SHIMMY, KO-KO-BOP –•– Little Anthony and the Imperials (End)-11 (24)
27 41 HARBOR LIGHTS –•– The Platters (Mercury)-4 (27)
28 23 SANDY –•– Larry Hall (Strand)-13 (15)
29 34 BULLDOG –•– The Fireballs (Top Rank)-6 (29)
30 42 SWEET NOTHIN’S –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-9 (30)
——
31 28 LUCKY DEVIL –•– Carl Dobkins, Jr. (Decca)-11 (25)
32 22 AMONG MY SOUVENIRS –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-13 (7)
33 45 MIDNIGHT SPECIAL –•– Paul Evans (Guaranteed)-4 (33)
34 50 TIME AND THE RIVER –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-3 (34)
35 51 LADY LUCK –•– Lloyd Price (ABC-Paramount)-3 (35)
36 39 TOO MUCH TEQUILA –•– The Champs (Challenge)-5 (36)
37 55 COUNTRY BOY –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-3 (37)
38 30 NOT ONE MINUTE MORE –•– Della Reese (RCA Victor)-10 (16)
39 21 IT’S TIME TO CRY –•– Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)-13 (4)
40 32 FIRST NAME INITIAL –•– Annette with the Afterbeats (Buena Vista)-17 (20)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

45 40 IF I HAD A GIRL –•– Rod Lauren (RCA Victor)-9 (31)
46 38 LITTLE COCO PALM –•– Jerry Wallace (Challenge)-7 (36)
49 33 BONNIE CAME BACK –•– Duane Eddy (Jamie)-8 (26)
51 31 HOUND DOG MAN –•– Fabian (Chancellor)-14 (9)
53 36 LITTLE THINGS MEAN A LOT –•– Joni James (MGM)-8 (35)
55 35 SMOKIE (Part 2) –•– Bill Black’s Combo (Hi)-12 (17)

POWER PLAYS

41 54 LITTLE BITTY GIRL –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-3 (41)
42 48 CHINA DOLL –•– The Ames Brothers (RCA Victor)-3 (42)
43 46 WHY DO I LOVE YOU SO –•– Johnny Tillotson (Cadence)-5 (43)
44 71 DELAWARE –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-2 (44)
47 44 AM I THAT EASY TO FORGET –•– Debbie Reynolds (Dot)-5 (44)
48 58 CRAZY ARMS –•– Bob Beckham (Decca)-7 (48)
50 74 (There Was a) TALL OAK TREE –•– Dorsey Burnette (Era)-3 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

69 — BEATNIK FLY –•– Johnny and the Hurricanes (Warwick)-1 (69)
74 — OUTSIDE MY WINDOW –•– The Fleetwoods (Dolton)-1 (74)
78 — TOO POOPED TO POP –•– Chuck Berry (Chess)-1 (78)
79 — TEENSVILLE –•– Chet Atkins (RCA Victor)-1 (79)
80 — MUMBLIN’ MOSIE –•– The Johnny Otis Show (Capitol)-1 (80)
82 — BABY WHAT YOU WANT ME TO DO –•– Jimmy Reed (Vee-Jay)-1 (82)
83 — FOREVER –•– Billy Walker (Columbia)-1 (83)
84 — (Do the) MASHED POTATOES (Part 1) –•– Nat Kendrick and the Swans (Dade)-1 (84)
85 — JUST A LITTLE BIT –•– Rosco Gordon (Vee-Jay)-1 (85)
87 — YOU’RE MY BABY –•– Sarah Vaughan (Mercury)-1 (87)
91 — I CAN’T SAY GOODBYE –•– The Fireflies Featuring Ritchie Adams (Ribbon)-3 (90)
92 — CRY ME A RIVER –•– Janice Harper (Capitol)-3 (91)
96 — TIME AFTER TIME –•– Frankie Ford (Ace)-4 (87)
97 — WHAT’S HAPPENING –•– Wade Flemons (Vee-Jay)-1 (97)
98 — IF YOU NEED ME –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-1 (98)
99 — LET THE LITTLE GIRL DANCE –•– Billy Bland (Old Town)-1 (99)
100 — PARADISE –•– Sammy Turner (Big Top)-1 (100)

US Hot 40 Singles for the Week Ending 28th February, 1960

TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

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1 6 THE THEME FROM “A SUMMER PLACE” –•– Percy Faith and His Orchestra (Columbia)-7 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 1 TEEN ANGEL –•– Mark Dinning (MGM)-10 (1)
3 3 HANDY MAN –•– Jimmy Jones (Cub)-9 (3)
4 4 HE’LL HAVE TO GO –•– Jim Reeves (RCA Victor)-9 (4)
5 7 WHAT IN THE WORLD’S COME OVER YOU –•– Jack Scott (Top Rank)-7 (5)
6 2 RUNNING BEAR –•– Johnny Preston (Mercury)-19 (1)
7 9 LET IT BE ME –•– The Everly Brothers (Cadence)-7 (7)
8 11 BEYOND THE SEA –•– Bobby Darin (Atco)-6 (8)
9 8 LONELY BLUE BOY –•– Conway Twitty (MGM)-9 (6)
10 5 WHERE OR WHEN –•– Dion and the Belmonts (Laurie)-9 (3)
——
11 23 WILD ONE –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-4 (11)
12 20 BABY (You’ve Got What It Takes) –•– Dinah Washington and Brook Benton (Mercury)-5 (12)
13 19 TRACY’S THEME –•– Spencer Ross (Columbia)-8 (13)
14 13 DOWN BY THE STATION –•– The Four Preps (Capitol)-9 (13)
15 14 YOU GOT WHAT IT TAKES –•– Marv Johnson (United Artists)-17 (10)
16 10 EL PASO –•– Marty Robbins (Columbia)-16 (1)
17 21 FOREVER –•– The Little Dippers (University)-5 (17)
18 12 PRETTY BLUE EYES –•– Steve Lawrence (ABC-Paramount)-14 (9)
19 33 MIDNIGHT SPECIAL –•– Paul Evans (Guaranteed)-5 (19)
20 35 LADY LUCK –•– Lloyd Price (ABC-Paramount)-4 (20)
——
21 27 HARBOR LIGHTS –•– The Platters (Mercury)-5 (21)
22 24 ROCKIN’ LITTLE ANGEL –•– Ray Smith (Judd)-8 (22)
23 15 GO, JIMMY, GO –•– Jimmy Clanton (Ace)-12 (5)
24 25 T.L.C. TENDER LOVE AND CARE –•– Jimmie Rodgers (Roulette)-7 (24)
25 29 BULLDOG –•– The Fireballs (Top Rank)-7 (25)
26 30 SWEET NOTHIN’S –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-10 (26)
27 41 LITTLE BITTY GIRL –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-4 (27)
28 16 WHY –•– Frankie Avalon (Chancellor)-14 (1)
29 37 COUNTRY BOY –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-4 (29)
30 34 TIME AND THE RIVER –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-4 (30)
——
31 31 LUCKY DEVIL –•– Carl Dobkins, Jr. (Decca)-12 (25)
32 36 TOO MUCH TEQUILA –•– The Champs (Challenge)-6 (32)
33 26 SHIMMY, SHIMMY, KO-KO-BOP –•– Little Anthony and the Imperials (End)-12 (24)
34 44 DELAWARE –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-3 (34)
35 50 (There Was a) TALL OAK TREE –•– Dorsey Burnette (Era)-4 (35)
36 69 BEATNIK FLY –•– Johnny and the Hurricanes (Warwick)-2 (36)
37 18 THE BIG HURT –•– Miss Toni Fisher (Signet)-15 (3)
38 17 THE VILLAGE OF ST. BERNADETTE –•– Andy Williams (Cadence)-11 (7)
39 47 AM I THAT EASY TO FORGET –•– Debbie Reynolds (Dot)-6 (39)
40 42 CHINA DOLL –•– The Ames Brothers (RCA Victor)-4 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

44 22 WAY DOWN YONDER IN NEW ORLEANS –•– Freddy Cannon (Swan)-14 (3)
54 28 SANDY –•– Larry Hall (Strand)-14 (15)
57 39 IT’S TIME TO CRY –•– Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)-14 (4)
59 32 AMONG MY SOUVENIRS –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-14 (7)
71 40 FIRST NAME INITIAL –•– Annette with the Afterbeats (Buena Vista)-18 (20)
87 38 NOT ONE MINUTE MORE –•– Della Reese (RCA Victor)-11 (16)

POWER PLAYS

41 52 ETERNALLY –•– Sarah Vaughan (Mercury)-3 (41)
42 43 WHY DO I LOVE YOU SO –•– Johnny Tillotson (Cadence)-6 (42)
43 48 CRAZY ARMS –•– Bob Beckham (Decca)-8 (43)
45 62 BAD BOY –•– Marty Wilde (Epic)-3 (45)
46 60 DARLING LORRAINE –•– The Knockouts (Shad)-9 (46)
47 59 ON THE BEACH –•– Frank Chacksfield and His Orchestra (London)-5 (47)
48 74 OUTSIDE MY WINDOW –•– The Fleetwoods (Dolton)-2 (48)
49 56 MONEY (That’s What I Want) –•– Barrett Strong (Anna)-4 (49)
50 82 BABY WHAT YOU WANT ME TO DO –•– Jimmy Reed (Vee-Jay)-2 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

60 — (Welcome) NEW LOVERS –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-1 (60)
61 — STRING ALONG –•– Fabian (Chancellor)-1 (61)
62 — PUPPY LOVE –•– Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)-1 (62)
63 — MAMA –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-1 (63)
67 — THIS MAGIC MOMENT –•– The Drifters (Atlantic)-1 (67)
68 — O DIO MIO –•– Annette (Buena Vista)-1 (68)
70 — CHATTANOOGA SHOE SHINE BOY –•– Freddy Cannon (Swan)-1 (70)
86 — DON’T FENCE ME IN –•– Tommy Edwards (MGM)-1 (86)
88 — LAWDY MISS CLAWDY –•– Gary Stites (Carlton)-1 (88)
91 — ANYWAY THE WIND BLOWS –•– Doris Day (Columbia)-1 (91)
92 — ANGELA JONES –•– Johnny Ferguson (MGM)-1 (92)
93 — SLEEPY LAGOON –•– The Platters (Mercury)-1 (93)
95 — GREENFIELDS –•– The Brothers Four (Columbia)-1 (95)
98 — ALVIN’S ORCHESTRA –•– David Seville and the Chipmunks (Liberty)-1 (98)
99 — EL MATADOR –•– The Kingston Trio (Capitol)-1 (99)
100 — LET THEM TALK –•– Little Willie John (King)-1 (100)

US Hot 40 Singles for the Week Ending 6th March, 1960

TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

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1 1 THE THEME FROM “A SUMMER PLACE” –•– Percy Faith and His Orchestra (Columbia)-8 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 3 HANDY MAN –•– Jimmy Jones (Cub)-10 (2)
3 4 HE’LL HAVE TO GO –•– Jim Reeves (RCA Victor)-10 (3)
4 2 TEEN ANGEL –•– Mark Dinning (MGM)-11 (1)
5 5 WHAT IN THE WORLD’S COME OVER YOU –•– Jack Scott (Top Rank)-8 (5)
6 8 BEYOND THE SEA –•– Bobby Darin (Atco)-7 (6)
7 6 RUNNING BEAR –•– Johnny Preston (Mercury)-20 (1)
8 7 LET IT BE ME –•– The Everly Brothers (Cadence)-8 (7)
9 12 BABY (You’ve Got What It Takes) –•– Dinah Washington and Brook Benton (Mercury)-6 (9)
10 11 WILD ONE –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-5 (10)
——
11 10 WHERE OR WHEN –•– Dion and the Belmonts (Laurie)-10 (3)
12 9 LONELY BLUE BOY –•– Conway Twitty (MGM)-10 (6)
13 17 FOREVER –•– The Little Dippers (University)-6 (13)
14 14 DOWN BY THE STATION –•– The Four Preps (Capitol)-10 (13)
15 21 HARBOR LIGHTS –•– The Platters (Mercury)-6 (15)
16 26 SWEET NOTHIN’S –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-11 (16)
17 13 TRACY’S THEME –•– Spencer Ross (Columbia)-9 (13)
18 19 MIDNIGHT SPECIAL –•– Paul Evans (Guaranteed)-6 (18)
19 20 LADY LUCK –•– Lloyd Price (ABC-Paramount)-5 (19)
20 15 YOU GOT WHAT IT TAKES –•– Marv Johnson (United Artists)-18 (10)
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21 18 PRETTY BLUE EYES –•– Steve Lawrence (ABC-Paramount)-15 (9)
22 22 ROCKIN’ LITTLE ANGEL –•– Ray Smith (Judd)-9 (22)
23 34 DELAWARE –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-4 (23)
24 25 BULLDOG –•– The Fireballs (Top Rank)-8 (24)
25 29 COUNTRY BOY –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-5 (25)
26 24 T.L.C. TENDER LOVE AND CARE –•– Jimmie Rodgers (Roulette)-8 (24)
27 36 BEATNIK FLY –•– Johnny and the Hurricanes (Warwick)-3 (27)
28 27 LITTLE BITTY GIRL –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-5 (27)
29 16 EL PASO –•– Marty Robbins (Columbia)-17 (1)
30 32 TOO MUCH TEQUILA –•– The Champs (Challenge)-7 (30)
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31 31 LUCKY DEVIL –•– Carl Dobkins, Jr. (Decca)-13 (25)
32 23 GO, JIMMY, GO –•– Jimmy Clanton (Ace)-13 (5)
33 33 SHIMMY, SHIMMY, KO-KO-BOP –•– Little Anthony and the Imperials (End)-13 (24)
34 35 (There Was a) TALL OAK TREE –•– Dorsey Burnett (Era)-5 (34)
35 30 TIME AND THE RIVER –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-5 (30)
36 43 CRAZY ARMS –•– Bob Beckham (Decca)-9 (36)
37 50 BABY WHAT YOU WANT ME TO DO –•– Jimmy Reed (Vee-Jay)-3 (37)
38 40 CHINA DOLL –•– The Ames Brothers (RCA Victor)-5 (38)
39 39 AM I THAT EASY TO FORGET –•– Debbie Reynolds (Dot)-7 (39)
40 48 OUTSIDE MY WINDOW –•– The Fleetwoods (Dolton)-3 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

44 28 WHY –•– Frankie Avalon (Chancellor)-15 (1)
45 37 THE BIG HURT –•– Miss Toni Fisher (Signet)-16 (3)
59 38 THE VILLAGE OF ST. BERNADETTE –•– Andy Williams (Cadence)-12 (7)

POWER PLAYS

41 62 PUPPY LOVE –•– Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)-2 (41)
42 51 TOO POOPED TO POP –•– Chuck Berry (Chess)-3 (42)
43 49 MONEY (That’s What I Want) –•– Barrett Strong (Anna)-5 (43)
46 41 ETERNALLY –•– Sarah Vaughan (Mercury)-4 (41)
47 67 THIS MAGIC MOMENT –•– The Drifters (Atlantic)-2 (47)
48 47 ON THE BEACH –•– Frank Chacksfield (London)-6 (47)
49 45 BAD BOY –•– Marty Wilde (Epic)-4 (45)
50 60 (Welcome) NEW LOVERS –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-2 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

53 — ABOUT THIS THING CALLED LOVE –•– Fabian (Chancellor)-1 (53)
77 — TEDDY –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-1 (77)
82 — SUMMER SET –•– Monty Kelly and His Orchestra (Carlton)-1 (82)
83 — WEREWOLF –•– The Frantics (Dolton)-1 (83)
84 — STARBRIGHT –•– Johnny Mathis (Columbia)-1 (84)
85 — CHATTANOOGA CHOO CHOO –•– Ernie Fields Orchestra (Rendezvous)-1 (85)
89 — THE SAME OLD ME –•– Guy Mitchell (Columbia)-1 (89)
90 — STEP BY STEP –•– The Crests (Coed)-1 (90)
91 — SECRET OF LOVE –•– Elton Anderson (Mercury)-4 (88)
92 — (Do the) MASHED POTATOES –•– Nat Kendrick and the Swans (Dade)-2 (84)
94 — UP TOWN –•– Roy Orbison (Monument)-6 (72)
95 — YOU DON’T KNOW ME –•– Lenny Welch (Cadence)-1 (95)
96 — MOUNTAIN OF LOVE –•– Harold Dorman (Rita)-1 (96)
97 — ROAD RUNNER –•– Bo Diddley (Checker)-1 (97)
99 — THE OLD PAYOLA ROLL BLUES (Side 1) –•– Stan Freberg and Jesse White (Capitol)-1 (99)
100 — JUST GIVE ME A RING –•– Clyde McPhatter (Atlantic)-1 (100)

US Hot 40 Singles for the Week Ending 13th March, 1960

TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

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1 1 THE THEME FROM “A SUMMER PLACE” –•– Percy Faith and His Orchestra (Columbia)-9 (3 weeks at #1) (1)
2 3 HE’LL HAVE TO GO –•– Jim Reeves (RCA Victor)-11 (2)
3 2 HANDY MAN –•– Jimmy Jones (Cub)-11 (2)
4 10 WILD ONE –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-6 (4)
5 5 WHAT IN THE WORLD’S COME OVER YOU –•– Jack Scott (Top Rank)-9 (5)
6 4 TEEN ANGEL –•– Mark Dinning (MGM)-12 (1)
7 6 BEYOND THE SEA –•– Bobby Darin (Atco)-8 (6)
8 9 BABY (You’ve Got What It Takes) –•– Dinah Washington and Brook Benton (Mercury)-7 (8)
9 8 LET IT BE ME –•– The Everly Brothers (Cadence)-9 (7)
10 7 RUNNING BEAR –•– Johnny Preston (Mercury)-21 (1)
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11 13 FOREVER –•– The Little Dippers (University)-7 (11)
12 15 HARBOR LIGHTS –•– The Platters (Mercury)-7 (12)
13 16 SWEET NOTHIN’S –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-12 (13)
14 12 LONELY BLUE BOY –•– Conway Twitty (MGM)-11 (6)
15 11 WHERE OR WHEN –•– Dion and the Belmonts (Laurie)-11 (3)
16 19 LADY LUCK –•– Lloyd Price (ABC-Paramount)-6 (16)
17 41 PUPPY LOVE –•– Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)-3 (17)
18 14 DOWN BY THE STATION –•– The Four Preps (Capitol)-11 (13)
19 27 BEATNIK FLY –•– Johnny and the Hurricanes (Warwick)-4 (19)
20 17 TRACY’S THEME –•– Spencer Ross (Columbia)-10 (13)
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21 18 MIDNIGHT SPECIAL –•– Paul Evans (Guaranteed)-7 (18)
22 23 DELAWARE –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-5 (22)
23 34 (There Was a) TALL OAK TREE –•– Dorsey Burnett (Era)-6 (23)
24 20 YOU GOT WHAT IT TAKES –•– Marv Johnson (United Artists)-19 (10)
25 25 COUNTRY BOY –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-6 (25)
26 22 ROCKIN’ LITTLE ANGEL –•– Ray Smith (Judd)-10 (22)
27 28 LITTLE BITTY GIRL –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-6 (27)
28 21 PRETTY BLUE EYES –•– Steve Lawrence (ABC-Paramount)-16 (9)
29 61 O DIO MIO –•– Annette (Buena Vista)-3 (29)
30 40 OUTSIDE MY WINDOW –•– The Fleetwoods (Dolton)-4 (30)
——
31 29 EL PASO –•– Marty Robbins (Columbia)-18 (1)
32 31 LUCKY DEVIL –•– Carl Dobkins, Jr. (Decca)-14 (25)
33 71 ALVIN’S ORCHESTRA –•– David Seville and the Chipmunks (Liberty)-3 (33)
34 50 (Welcome) NEW LOVERS –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-3 (34)
35 52 CHATTANOOGA SHOE SHINE BOY –•– Freddy Cannon (Swan)-3 (35)
36 24 BULLDOG –•– The Fireballs (Top Rank)-9 (24)
37 30 TOO MUCH TEQUILA –•– The Champs (Challenge)-8 (30)
38 37 BABY WHAT YOU WANT ME TO DO –•– Jimmy Reed (Vee-Jay)-4 (37)
39 39 AM I THAT EASY TO FORGET –•– Debbie Reynolds (Dot)-8 (39)
40 33 SHIMMY, SHIMMY, KO-KO-BOP –•– Little Anthony and the Imperials (End)-14 (24)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

42 36 CRAZY ARMS –•– Bob Beckham (Decca)-10 (36)
43 32 GO, JIMMY, GO –•– Jimmy Clanton (Ace)-14 (5)
51 26 T.L.C. TENDER LOVE AND CARE –•– Jimmie Rodgers (Roulette)-9 (24)
52 35 TIME AND THE RIVER –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-6 (30)
53 38 CHINA DOLL –•– The Ames Brothers (RCA Victor)-6 (38)

POWER PLAYS

41 53 ABOUT THIS THING CALLED LOVE –•– Fabian (Chancellor)-2 (41)
44 42 TOO POOPED TO POP –•– Chuck Berry (Chess)-4 (42)
45 43 MONEY (That’s What I Want) –•– Barrett Strong (Anna)-6 (43)
46 62 MAMA –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-3 (46)
47 47 THIS MAGIC MOMENT –•– The Drifters (Atlantic)-3 (47)
48 49 BAD BOY –•– Marty Wilde (Epic)-5 (45)
49 70 EL MATADOR –•– The Kingston Trio (Capitol)-3 (49)
50 55 SIXTEEN REASONS –•– Connie Stevens (Warner Brothers)-6 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

69 — SINK THE BISMARCK –•– Johnny Horton (Columbia)-1 (69)
70 — WHITE SILVER SANDS –•– Bill Black’s Combo (Hi)-1 (70)
79 — I LOVE THE WAY YOU LOVE –•– Marv Johnson (United Artists)-1 (79)
80 — JUST ONE TIME –•– Don Gibson (RCA Victor)-1 (80)
82 — NEVER LET ME GO –•– Lloyd Price (ABC-Paramount)-1 (82)
84 — FOOTSTEPS –•– Steve Lawrence (ABC-Paramount)-1 (84)
89 — APPLE GREEN –•– June Valli (Mercury)-1 (89)
93 — A CLOSER WALK –•– Pete Fountain (Coral)-2 (93)
94 — WHATCHA’ GONNA DO –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-1 (94)
95 — SUDDENLY –•– Nickey DeMatteo (Guyden)-1 (95)
97 — YOU’RE MY BABY –•– Sarah Vaughan (Mercury)-2 (87)
99 — JAMBALAYA –•– Bobby Comstock and the Counts (Atlantic)-1 (99)
100 — DOWN BY THE RIVERSIDE –•– Les Compagnons de la Chanson (Capitol)-1 (100)

US Hot 40 Singles for the Week Ending 20th March, 1960

TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

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1 1 THE THEME FROM “A SUMMER PLACE” –•– Percy Faith and His Orchestra (Columbia)-10 (4 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 HE’LL HAVE TO GO –•– Jim Reeves (RCA Victor)-12 (2)
3 4 WILD ONE –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-7 (3)
4 3 HANDY MAN –•– Jimmy Jones (Cub)-12 (2)
5 5 WHAT IN THE WORLD’S COME OVER YOU –•– Jack Scott (Top Rank)-10 (5)
6 8 BABY (You’ve Got What It Takes) –•– Dinah Washington and Brook Benton (Mercury)-8 (6)
7 6 TEEN ANGEL –•– Mark Dinning (MGM)-13 (1)
8 7 BEYOND THE SEA –•– Bobby Darin (Atco)-9 (6)
9 17 PUPPY LOVE –•– Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)-4 (9)
10 12 HARBOR LIGHTS –•– The Platters (Mercury)-8 (10)
——
11 13 SWEET NOTHIN’S –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-13 (11)
12 11 FOREVER –•– The Little Dippers (University)-8 (11)
13 9 LET IT BE ME –•– The Everly Brothers (Cadence)-10 (7)
14 10 RUNNING BEAR –•– Johnny Preston (Mercury)-22 (1)
15 16 LADY LUCK –•– Lloyd Price (ABC-Paramount)-7 (15)
16 19 BEATNIK FLY –•– Johnny and the Hurricanes (Warwick)-5 (16)
17 15 WHERE OR WHEN –•– Dion and the Belmonts (Laurie)-12 (3)
18 21 MIDNIGHT SPECIAL –•– Paul Evans (Guaranteed)-8 (18)
19 29 O DIO MIO –•– Annette (Buena Vista)-4 (19)
20 20 TRACY’S THEME –•– Spencer Ross (Columbia)-11 (13)
——
21 47 THIS MAGIC MOMENT –•– The Drifters (Atlantic)-4 (21)
22 27 LITTLE BITTY GIRL –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-7 (22)
23 26 ROCKIN’ LITTLE ANGEL –•– Ray Smith (Judd)-11 (22)
24 34 (Welcome) NEW LOVERS –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-4 (24)
25 22 DELAWARE –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-6 (22)
26 18 DOWN BY THE STATION –•– The Four Preps (Capitol)-12 (13)
27 14 LONELY BLUE BOY –•– Conway Twitty (MGM)-12 (6)
28 30 OUTSIDE MY WINDOW –•– The Fleetwoods (Dolton)-5 (28)
29 46 MAMA –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-4 (29)
30 69 SINK THE BISMARCK –•– Johnny Horton (Columbia)-2 (30)
——
31 23 (There Was a) TALL OAK TREE –•– Dorsey Burnett (Era)-7 (23)
32 50 SIXTEEN REASONS –•– Connie Stevens (Warner Brothers)-7 (32)
33 33 ALVIN’S ORCHESTRA –•– David Seville and the Chipmunks (Liberty)-4 (33)
34 35 CHATTANOOGA SHOE SHINE BOY –•– Freddy Cannon (Swan)-4 (34)
35 41 ABOUT THIS THING CALLED LOVE –•– Fabian (Chancellor)-3 (35)
36 39 AM I THAT EASY TO FORGET –•– Debbie Reynolds (Dot)-9 (36)
37 25 COUNTRY BOY –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-7 (25)
38 31 EL PASO –•– Marty Robbins (Columbia)-19 (1)
39 66 STRING ALONG –•– Fabian (Chancellor)-4 (39)
40 49 EL MATADOR –•– The Kingston Trio (Capitol)-4 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

41 38 BABY WHAT YOU WANT ME TO DO –•– Jimmy Reed (Vee-Jay)-5 (37)
43 28 PRETTY BLUE EYES –•– Steve Lawrence (ABC-Paramount)-17 (9)
46 32 LUCKY DEVIL –•– Carl Dobkins, Jr. (Decca)-15 (25)
48 37 TOO MUCH TEQUILA –•– The Champs (Challenge)-9 (30)
49 36 BULLDOG –•– The Fireballs (Top Rank)-10 (24)
55 24 YOU GOT WHAT IT TAKES –•– Marv Johnson (United Artists)-20 (10)
70 40 SHIMMY, SHIMMY, KO-KO-BOP –•– Little Anthony and the Imperials (End)-15 (24)

POWER PLAYS

42 70 WHITE SILVER SANDS –•– Bill Black’s Combo (Hi)-2 (42)
44 64 GREENFIELDS –•– The Brothers Four (Columbia)-4 (44)
45 57 FANNIE MAE –•– Buster Brown (Fire)-7 (45)
47 56 LAWDY MISS CLAWDY –•– Gary Stites (Carlton)-4 (47)
50 74 DON’T FENCE ME IN –•– Tommy Edwards (MGM)-4 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

65 — DON’T THROW AWAY ALL THOSE TEARDROPS –•– Frankie Avalon (Chancellor)-1 (65)
76 — AT MY FRONT DOOR –•– Dee Clark (Abner)-1 (76)
84 — STRAIGHT A’S IN LOVE –•– Johnny Cash and the Tennessee Two (Sun)-1 (84)
88 — BIG IRON –•– Marty Robbins (Columbia)-1 (88)
89 — CARAVAN –•– Santo and Johnny (Canadian American)-1 (89)
96 — THE OLD LAMPLIGHTER –•– The Browns Featuring Jim Edward Brown (RCA Victor)-1 (96)
97 — RUBY –•– Adam Wade (Coed)-1 (97)
98 — DON’T DECEIVE ME –•– Ruth Brown (Atlantic)-1 (98)
99 — LONELY WEEKENDS –•– Charlie Rich (Phillips International)-1 (99)
100 — TEENAGE SONATA –•– Sam Cooke (RCA Victor)-1 (100)

US Hot 40 Singles for the Week Ending 27th March, 1960

TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

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1 1 THE THEME FROM “A SUMMER PLACE” –•– Percy Faith and His Orchestra (Columbia)-11 (5 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 HE’LL HAVE TO GO –•– Jim Reeves (RCA Victor)-13 (2)
3 3 WILD ONE –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-8 (3)
4 4 HANDY MAN –•– Jimmy Jones (Cub)-13 (2)
5 6 BABY (You’ve Got What It Takes) –•– Dinah Washington and Brook Benton (Mercury)-9 (5)
6 5 WHAT IN THE WORLD’S COME OVER YOU –•– Jack Scott (Top Rank)-11 (5)
7 9 PUPPY LOVE –•– Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)-5 (7)
8 11 SWEET NOTHIN’S –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-14 (8)
9 7 TEEN ANGEL –•– Mark Dinning (MGM)-14 (1)
10 10 HARBOR LIGHTS –•– The Platters (Mercury)-9 (10)
——
11 8 BEYOND THE SEA –•– Bobby Darin (Atco)-10 (6)
12 12 FOREVER –•– The Little Dippers (University)-9 (11)
13 13 LET IT BE ME –•– The Everly Brothers (Cadence)-11 (7)
14 15 LADY LUCK –•– Lloyd Price (ABC-Paramount)-8 (14)
15 16 BEATNIK FLY –•– Johnny and the Hurricanes (Warwick)-6 (15)
16 18 MIDNIGHT SPECIAL –•– Paul Evans (Guaranteed)-9 (16)
17 19 O DIO MIO –•– Annette (Buena Vista)-5 (17)
18 24 (Welcome) NEW LOVERS –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-5 (18)
19 21 THIS MAGIC MOMENT –•– The Drifters (Atlantic)-5 (19)
20 22 LITTLE BITTY GIRL –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-8 (20)
——
21 29 MAMA –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-5 (21)
22 44 GREENFIELDS –•– The Brothers Four (Columbia)-5 (22)
23 14 RUNNING BEAR –•– Johnny Preston (Mercury)-23 (1)
24 25 DELAWARE –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-7 (22)
25 36 AM I THAT EASY TO FORGET –•– Debbie Reynolds (Dot)-10 (25)
26 27 LONELY BLUE BOY –•– Conway Twitty (MGM)-13 (6)
27 52 MONEY (That’s What I Want) –•– Barrett Strong (Anna)-8 (27)
28 30 SINK THE BISMARCK –•– Johnny Horton (Columbia)-3 (28)
29 32 SIXTEEN REASONS –•– Connie Stevens (Warner Brothers)-8 (29)
30 42 WHITE SILVER SANDS –•– Bill Black’s Combo (Hi)-3 (30)
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31 17 WHERE OR WHEN –•– Dion and the Belmonts (Laurie)-13 (3)
32 40 EL MATADOR –•– The Kingston Trio (Capitol)-5 (32)
33 23 ROCKIN’ LITTLE ANGEL –•– Ray Smith (Judd)-12 (22)
34 35 ABOUT THIS THING CALLED LOVE –•– Fabian (Chancellor)-4 (34)
35 26 DOWN BY THE STATION –•– The Four Preps (Capitol)-13 (13)
36 20 TRACY’S THEME –•– Spencer Ross (Columbia)-12 (13)
37 34 CHATTANOOGA SHOE SHINE BOY –•– Freddy Cannon (Swan)-5 (34)
38 53 I LOVE THE WAY YOU LOVE –•– Marv Johnson (United Artists)-3 (38)
39 39 STRING ALONG –•– Fabian (Chancellor)-5 (39)
40 31 (There Was a) TALL OAK TREE –•– Dorsey Burnett (Era)-8 (23)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

41 28 OUTSIDE MY WINDOW –•– The Fleetwoods (Dolton)-6 (28)
42 38 EL PASO –•– Marty Robbins (Columbia)-20 (1)
45 37 COUNTRY BOY –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-8 (25)
60 33 ALVIN’S ORCHESTRA –•– David Seville and the Chipmunks (Liberty)-5 (33)

POWER PLAYS

43 68 FOOTSTEPS –•– Steve Lawrence (ABC-Paramount)-3 (43)
44 60 STARBRIGHT –•– Johnny Mathis (Columbia)-4 (44)
46 64 JUST ONE TIME –•– Don Gibson (RCA Victor)-3 (46)
47 54 TEDDY –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-4 (47)
48 49 BULLDOG –•– The Fireballs (Top Rank)-11 (24)
49 50 DON’T FENCE ME IN –•– Tommy Edwards (MGM)-5 (49)
50 51 ANYWAY THE WIND BLOWS –•– Doris Day (Columbia)-5 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

82 — SHAZAM –•– Duane Eddy (Jamie)-1 (82)
86 — CLEMENTINE –•– Bobby Darin (Atco)-1 (86)
90 — NIGHT –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-1 (90)
92 — WAKE ME WHEN IT’S OVER –•– Andy Williams (Cadence)-1 (92)
94 — WORDS –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-1 (94)
100 — SOMEDAY (You’ll Want Me To Want You) –•– Della Reese (RCA Victor)-1 (100)

US Hot 40 Singles for the Week Ending 3rd April, 1960

TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

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1 1 THE THEME FROM “A SUMMER PLACE” –•– Percy Faith and His Orchestra (Columbia)-12 (6 weeks at #1) (1)
2 3 WILD ONE –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-9 (2)
3 2 HE’LL HAVE TO GO –•– Jim Reeves (RCA Victor)-14 (2)
4 7 PUPPY LOVE –•– Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)-6 (4)
5 8 SWEET NOTHIN’S –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-15 (5)
6 5 BABY (You’ve Got What It Takes) –•– Dinah Washington and Brook Benton (Mercury)-10 (5)
7 4 HANDY MAN –•– Jimmy Jones (Cub)-14 (2)
8 10 HARBOR LIGHTS –•– The Platters (Mercury)-10 (8)
9 12 FOREVER –•– The Little Dippers (University)-10 (9)
10 17 O DIO MIO –•– Annette (Buena Vista)-6 (10)
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11 21 MAMA –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-6 (11)
12 6 WHAT IN THE WORLD’S COME OVER YOU –•– Jack Scott (Top Rank)-12 (5)
13 11 BEYOND THE SEA –•– Bobby Darin (Atco)-11 (6)
14 28 SINK THE BISMARCK –•– Johnny Horton (Columbia)-4 (14)
15 38 I LOVE THE WAY YOU LOVE –•– Marv Johnson (United Artists)-4 (15)
16 19 THIS MAGIC MOMENT –•– The Drifters (Atlantic)-6 (16)
17 15 BEATNIK FLY –•– Johnny and the Hurricanes (Warwick)-7 (15)
18 14 LADY LUCK –•– Lloyd Price (ABC-Paramount)-9 (14)
19 20 LITTLE BITTY GIRL –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-9 (19)
20 30 WHITE SILVER SANDS –•– Bill Black’s Combo (Hi)-4 (20)
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21 22 GREENFIELDS –•– The Brothers Four (Columbia)-6 (21)
22 18 (Welcome) NEW LOVERS –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-6 (18)
23 29 SIXTEEN REASONS –•– Connie Stevens (Warner Brothers)-9 (23)
24 9 TEEN ANGEL –•– Mark Dinning (MGM)-15 (1)
25 43 FOOTSTEPS –•– Steve Lawrence (ABC-Paramount)-4 (25)
26 27 MONEY (That’s What I Want) –•– Barrett Strong (Anna)-9 (26)
27 13 LET IT BE ME –•– The Everly Brothers (Cadence)-12 (7)
28 44 STARBRIGHT –•– Johnny Mathis (Columbia)-5 (28)
29 47 TEDDY –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-5 (29)
30 24 DELAWARE –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-8 (22)
——
31 34 ABOUT THIS THING CALLED LOVE –•– Fabian (Chancellor)-5 (31)
32 16 MIDNIGHT SPECIAL –•– Paul Evans (Guaranteed)-10 (16)
33 25 AM I THAT EASY TO FORGET –•– Debbie Reynolds (Dot)-11 (25)
34 62 LET THE LITTLE GIRL DANCE –•– Billy Bland (Old Town)-7 (34)
35 81 THE OLD LAMPLIGHTER –•– The Browns Featuring Jim Edward Brown (RCA Victor)-3 (35)
36 32 EL MATADOR –•– The Kingston Trio (Capitol)-6 (32)
37 46 JUST ONE TIME –•– Don Gibson (RCA Victor)-4 (37)
38 53 DON’T THROW AWAY ALL THOSE TEARDROPS –•– Frankie Avalon (Chancellor)-3 (38)
39 54 FANNIE MAE –•– Buster Brown (Fire)-9 (39)
40 40 (There Was a) TALL OAK TREE –•– Dorsey Burnett (Era)-9 (23)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

41 39 STRING ALONG –•– Fabian (Chancellor)-6 (39)
48 33 ROCKIN’ LITTLE ANGEL –•– Ray Smith (Judd)-13 (22)
52 37 CHATTANOOGA SHOE SHINE BOY –•– Freddy Cannon (Swan)-6 (34)
53 23 RUNNING BEAR –•– Johnny Preston (Mercury)-24 (1)
54 31 WHERE OR WHEN –•– Dion and the Belmonts (Laurie)-14 (3)
56 26 LONELY BLUE BOY –•– Conway Twitty (MGM)-14 (6)
58 36 TRACY’S THEME –•– Spencer Ross (Columbia)-13 (13)
67 35 DOWN BY THE STATION –•– The Four Preps (Capitol)-14 (13)

POWER PLAYS

42 58 SUMMER SET –•– Monty Kelly and His Orchestra (Carlton)-5 (42)
43 71 STEP BY STEP –•– The Crests (Coed)-5 (43)
44 86 CLEMENTINE –•– Bobby Darin (Atco)-2 (44)
45 49 DON’T FENCE ME IN –•– Tommy Edwards (MGM)-6 (45)
46 80 PARADISE –•– Sammy Turner (Big Top)-7 (46)
47 41 OUTSIDE MY WINDOW –•– The Fleetwoods (Dolton)-7 (28)
49 55 LAWDY MISS CLAWDY –•– Gary Stites (Carlton)-6 (47)
50 50 ANYWAY THE WIND BLOWS –•– Doris Day (Columbia)-6 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

76 — CRADLE OF LOVE –•– Johnny Preston (Mercury)-1 (76)
81 — OOH POO PAH DOO (Part 2) –•– Jessie Hill (Minit)-1 (81)
83 — IT COULD HAPPEN TO YOU –•– Dinah Washington (Mercury)-1 (83)
84 — TEEN-EX –•– The Browns Featuring Jim Edward Brown (RCA Victor)-1 (84)
88 — HOUSE OF BAMBOO –•– Earl Grant (Decca)-1 (88)
92 — (Baby) HULLY GULLY –•– The Olympics (Arvee)-7 (72)
93 — WHAT AM I LIVING FOR –•– Conway Twitty (MGM)-1 (93)
96 — WHY I’M WALKIN’ –•– Stonewall Jackson (Columbia)-1 (96)
98 — I NEED YOU NOW –•– Joni James (MGM)-1 (98)
99 — STAIRWAY TO HEAVEN –•– Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)-1 (99)

US Hot 40 Singles Week Ending 10th April, 1960

TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

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1 1 THE THEME FROM “A SUMMER PLACE” –•– Percy Faith and His Orchestra (Columbia)-13 (7 weeks at #1) (1)
2 4 PUPPY LOVE –•– Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)-7 (2)
3 2 WILD ONE –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-10 (2)
4 3 HE’LL HAVE TO GO –•– Jim Reeves (RCA Victor)-15 (2)
5 5 SWEET NOTHIN’S –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-16 (5)
6 14 SINK THE BISMARCK –•– Johnny Horton (Columbia)-5 (6)
7 25 FOOTSTEPS –•– Steve Lawrence (ABC-Paramount)-5 (7)
8 8 HARBOR LIGHTS –•– The Platters (Mercury)-11 (8)
9 11 MAMA –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-7 (9)
10 6 BABY (You’ve Got What It Takes) –•– Dinah Washington and Brook Benton (Mercury)-11 (5)

11 10 O DIO MIO –•– Annette (Buena Vista)-7 (10)
12 21 GREENFIELDS –•– The Brothers Four (Columbia)-7 (12)
13 7 HANDY MAN –•– Jimmy Jones (Cub)-15 (2)
14 15 I LOVE THE WAY YOU LOVE –•– Marv Johnson (United Artists)-5 (14)
15 20 WHITE SILVER SANDS –•– Bill Black’s Combo (Hi)-5 (15)
16 23 SIXTEEN REASONS –•– Connie Stevens (Warner Brothers)-10 (16)
17 29 TEDDY –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-6 (17)
18 22 (Welcome) NEW LOVERS –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-7 (18)
19 17 BEATNIK FLY –•– Johnny and the Hurricanes (Warwick)-8 (15)
20 18 LADY LUCK –•– Lloyd Price (ABC-Paramount)-10 (14)

21 16 THIS MAGIC MOMENT –•– The Drifters (Atlantic)-7 (16)
22 12 WHAT IN THE WORLD’S COME OVER YOU –•– Jack Scott (Top Rank)-13 (5)
23 9 FOREVER –•– The Little Dippers (University)-11 (9)
24 35 THE OLD LAMPLIGHTER –•– The Browns Featuring Jim Edward Brown (RCA Victor)-4 (24)
25 28 STARBRIGHT –•– Johnny Mathis (Columbia)-6 (25)
26 13 BEYOND THE SEA –•– Bobby Darin (Atco)-12 (6)
27 38 DON’T THROW AWAY ALL THOSE TEARDROPS –•– Frankie Avalon (Chancellor)-4 (27)
28 34 LET THE LITTLE GIRL DANCE –•– Billy Bland (Old Town)-8 (28)
29 19 LITTLE BITTY GIRL –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-10 (19)
30 42 SUMMER SET –•– Monty Kelly and His Orchestra (Carlton)-6 (30)

31 26 MONEY (That’s What I Want) –•– Barrett Strong (Anna)-10 (26)
32 33 AM I THAT EASY TO FORGET –•– Debbie Reynolds (Dot)-12 (25)
33 43 STEP BY STEP –•– The Crests (Coed)-6 (33)
34 44 CLEMENTINE –•– Bobby Darin (Atco)-3 (34)
35 24 TEEN ANGEL –•– Mark Dinning (MGM)-16 (1)
36 37 JUST ONE TIME –•– Don Gibson (RCA Victor)-5 (36)
37 40 (There Was A) TALL OAK TREE –•– Dorsey Burnette (Era)-10 (23)
38 76 CRADLE OF LOVE –•– Johnny Preston (Mercury)-2 (38)
39 36 EL MATADOR –•– The Kingston Trio (Capitol)-7 (32)
40 27 LET IT BE ME –•– The Everly Brothers (Cadence)-13 (7)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

41 32 MIDNIGHT SPECIAL –•– Paul Evans (Guaranteed)-11 (16)
44 31 ABOUT THIS THING CALLED LOVE –•– Fabian (Chancellor)-6 (31)
47 30 DELAWARE –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-9 (22)
48 39 FANNIE MAE –•– Buster Brown (Fire)-10 (39)

POWER PLAYS

42 59 BIG IRON –•– Marty Robbins (Columbia)-4 (42)
43 41 STRING ALONG –•– Fabian (Chancellor)-7 (39)
45 47 OUTSIDE MY WINDOW –•– The Fleetwoods (Dolton)-8 (28)
46 46 PARADISE –•– Sammy Turner (Big Top)-8 (46)
49 57 APPLE GREEN –•– June Valli (Mercury)-5 (49)
50 55 TEENAGE SONATA –•– Sam Cooke (RCA Victor)-4 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

81 — DOGGIN’ AROUND –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-1 (81)
83 — ROCKIN’ RED WING –•– Sammy Masters (Lode)-1 (83)
84 — STUCK ON YOU –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-1 (84)
85 — LOVE YOU SO –•– Ron Holden (Donna)-1 (85)
89 — THE MADISON –•– Al Brown’s Tunetoppers Featuring Cookie Brown (Amy)-1 (89)
90 — THINK ME A KISS –•– Clyde McPhatter (MGM)-1 (90)
92 — CHERRY PIE –•– Skip and Flip (Brent)-1 (92)
93 — NEVER LET ME GO –•– Lloyd Price (ABC-Paramount)-2 (82)
94 — ADAM AND EVE –•– Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)-1 (94)
95 — MR. LUCKY –•– Henry Mancini and His Orchestra (RCA Victor)-1 (95)
96 — WHAT DO YOU WANT –•– Bobby Vee (Liberty)-1 (96)

US Hot 40 Singles for the Week Ending 17th April, 1960

TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

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1 1 THE THEME FROM “A SUMMER PLACE” –•– Percy Faith and His Orchestra (Columbia)-14 (8 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 PUPPY LOVE –•– Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)-8 (2)
3 4 HE’LL HAVE TO GO –•– Jim Reeves (RCA Victor)-16 (2)
4 3 WILD ONE –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-11 (2)
5 12 GREENFIELDS –•– The Brothers Four (Columbia)-8 (5)
6 5 SWEET NOTHIN’S –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-17 (5)
7 6 SINK THE BISMARCK –•– Johnny Horton (Columbia)-6 (6)
8 9 MAMA –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-8 (8)
9 14 I LOVE THE WAY YOU LOVE –•– Marv Johnson (United Artists)-6 (9)
10 7 FOOTSTEPS –•– Steve Lawrence (ABC-Paramount)-6 (7)
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11 16 SIXTEEN REASONS –•– Connie Stevens (Warner Brothers)-11 (11)
12 15 WHITE SILVER SANDS –•– Bill Black’s Combo (Hi)-6 (12)
13 10 BABY (You’ve Got What It Takes) –•– Dinah Washington and Brook Benton (Mercury)-12 (5)
14 11 O DIO MIO –•– Annette (Buena Vista)-8 (10)
15 8 HARBOR LIGHTS –•– The Platters (Mercury)-12 (8)
16 24 THE OLD LAMPLIGHTER –•– The Browns Featuring Jim Edward Brown (RCA Victor)-5 (16)
17 84 STUCK ON YOU –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-2 (17)
18 33 STEP BY STEP –•– The Crests (Coed)-7 (18)
19 38 CRADLE OF LOVE –•– Johnny Preston (Mercury)-3 (19)
20 13 HANDY MAN –•– Jimmy Jones (Cub)-16 (2)
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21 19 BEATNIK FLY –•– Johnny and the Hurricanes (Warwick)-9 (15)
22 18 (Welcome) NEW LOVERS –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-8 (18)
23 27 DON’T THROW AWAY ALL THOSE TEARDROPS –•– Frankie Avalon (Chancellor)-5 (23)
24 31 MONEY (That’s What I Want) –•– Barrett Strong (Anna)-11 (24)
25 25 STARBRIGHT –•– Johnny Mathis (Columbia)-7 (25)
26 28 LET THE LITTLE GIRL DANCE –•– Billy Bland (Old Town)-9 (26)
27 17 TEDDY –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-7 (17)
28 53 NIGHT –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-4 (28)
29 21 THIS MAGIC MOMENT –•– The Drifters (Atlantic)-8 (16)
30 34 CLEMENTINE –•– Bobby Darin (Atco)-4 (30)
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31 30 SUMMER SET –•– Monty Kelly and His Orchestra (Carlton)-7 (30)
32 20 LADY LUCK –•– Lloyd Price (ABC-Paramount)-11 (14)
33 29 LITTLE BITTY GIRL –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-11 (19)
34 22 WHAT IN THE WORLD’S COME OVER YOU –•– Jack Scott (Top Rank)-14 (5)
35 36 JUST ONE TIME –•– Don Gibson (RCA Victor)-6 (35)
36 23 FOREVER –•– The Little Dippers (University)-12 (9)
37 37 (There Was a) TALL OAK TREE –•– Dorsey Burnett (Era)-11 (23)
38 39 EL MATADOR –•– The Kingston Trio (Capitol)-8 (32)
39 42 BIG IRON –•– Marty Robbins (Columbia)-5 (39)
40 32 AM I THAT EASY TO FORGET –•– Debbie Reynolds (Dot)-13 (25)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

41 26 BEYOND THE SEA –•– Bobby Darin (Atco)-13 (6)
48 40 LET IT BE ME –•– The Everly Brothers (Cadence)-14 (7)
69 35 TEEN ANGEL –•– Mark Dinning (MGM)-17 (1)

POWER PLAYS

42 75 STAIRWAY TO HEAVEN –•– Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)-3 (42)
43 48 FANNIE MAE –•– Buster Brown (Fire)-11 (39)
44 61 MOUNTAIN OF LOVE –•– Harold Dorman (Rita)-7 (44)
45 49 APPLE GREEN –•– June Valli (Mercury)-6 (45)
46 58 ANGELA JONES –•– Johnny Ferguson (MGM)-8 (46)
47 46 PARADISE –•– Sammy Turner (Big Top)-9 (46)
49 81 DOGGIN’ AROUND –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-2 (49)
50 51 CARAVAN –•– Santo and Johnny (Canadian American)-5 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

71 — FAME AND FORTUNE –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-1 (71)
74 — EARTH ANGEL –•– Johnny Tillotson (Cadence)-1 (74)
86 — PLEDGING MY LOVE –•– Johnny Tillotson (Cadence)-1 (86)
88 — THE TIES THAT BIND –•– Brook Benton (Mercury)-1 (88)
91 — JENNY LOU –•– Sonny James (NRC)-1 (91)
94 — PAPER ROSES –•– Anita Bryant (Carlton)-1 (94)
95 — HOW DEEP IS THE OCEAN –•– Miss Toni Fisher (Signet)-1 (95)
98 — JUST A CLOSER WALK WITH THEE –•– Jimmie Rodgers (Roulette)-1 (98)
99 — THE MADISON TIME (Part 1) –•– The Ray Bryant Combo (Columbia)-1 (99)

US Hot 40 Singles for the Week Ending 24th April, 1960

TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

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1 1 THE THEME FROM “A SUMMER PLACE” –•– Percy Faith and His Orchestra (Columbia)-15 (9 weeks at #1) (1)
2 5 GREENFIELDS –•– The Brothers Four (Columbia)-9 (2)
3 2 PUPPY LOVE –•– Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)-9 (2)
4 6 SWEET NOTHIN’S –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-18 (4)
5 7 SINK THE BISMARCK –•– Johnny Horton (Columbia)-7 (5)
6 17 STUCK ON YOU –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-3 (6)
7 4 WILD ONE –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-12 (2)
8 3 HE’LL HAVE TO GO –•– Jim Reeves (RCA Victor)-17 (2)
9 11 SIXTEEN REASONS –•– Connie Stevens (Warner Brothers)-12 (9)
10 8 MAMA –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-9 (8)
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11 10 FOOTSTEPS –•– Steve Lawrence (ABC-Paramount)-7 (7)
12 12 WHITE SILVER SANDS –•– Bill Black’s Combo (Hi)-7 (12)
13 9 I LOVE THE WAY YOU LOVE –•– Marv Johnson (United Artists)-7 (9)
14 19 CRADLE OF LOVE –•– Johnny Preston (Mercury)-4 (14)
15 18 STEP BY STEP –•– The Crests (Coed)-8 (15)
16 16 THE OLD LAMPLIGHTER –•– The Browns Featuring Jim Edward Brown (RCA Victor)-6 (16)
17 13 BABY (You’ve Got What It Takes) –•– Dinah Washington and Brook Benton (Mercury)-13 (5)
18 26 LET THE LITTLE GIRL DANCE –•– Billy Bland (Old Town)-10 (18)
19 28 NIGHT –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-5 (19)
20 15 HARBOR LIGHTS –•– The Platters (Mercury)-13 (8)
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21 30 CLEMENTINE –•– Bobby Darin (Atco)-5 (21)
22 23 DON’T THROW AWAY ALL THOSE TEARDROPS –•– Frankie Avalon (Chancellor)-6 (22)
23 24 MONEY (That’s What I Want) –•– Barrett Strong (Anna)-12 (23)
24 14 O DIO MIO –•– Annette (Buena Vista)-9 (10)
25 27 TEDDY –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-8 (17)
26 39 BIG IRON –•– Marty Robbins (Columbia)-6 (26)
27 42 STAIRWAY TO HEAVEN –•– Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)-4 (27)
28 21 BEATNIK FLY –•– Johnny and the Hurricanes (Warwick)-10 (15)
29 35 JUST ONE TIME –•– Don Gibson (RCA Victor)-7 (29)
30 25 STARBRIGHT –•– Johnny Mathis (Columbia)-8 (25)
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31 46 ANGELA JONES –•– Johnny Ferguson (MGM)-9 (31)
32 33 LITTLE BITTY GIRL –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-12 (19)
33 79 MR. LUCKY –•– Henry Mancini and His Orchestra (RCA Victor)-3 (33)
34 31 SUMMER SET –•– Monty Kelly and His Orchestra (Carlton)-8 (30)
35 22 (Welcome) NEW LOVERS –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-9 (18)
36 45 APPLE GREEN –•– June Valli (Mercury)-7 (36)
37 20 HANDY MAN –•– Jimmy Jones (Cub)-17 (2)
38 29 THIS MAGIC MOMENT –•– The Drifters (Atlantic)-9 (16)
39 44 MOUNTAIN OF LOVE –•– Harold Dorman (Rita)-8 (39)
40 37 (There Was a) TALL OAK TREE –•– Dorsey Burnett (Era)-12 (23)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

42 36 FOREVER –•– The Little Dippers (University)-13 (9)
43 40 AM I THAT EASY TO FORGET –•– Debbie Reynolds (Dot)-14 (25)
50 38 EL MATADOR –•– The Kingston Trio (Capitol)-9 (32)
53 34 WHAT IN THE WORLD’S COME OVER YOU –•– Jack Scott (Top Rank)-15 (5)
69 32 LADY LUCK –•– Lloyd Price (ABC-Paramount)-12 (14)

POWER PLAYS

41 52 LOVE YOU SO –•– Ron Holden (Donna)-3 (41)
44 71 FAME AND FORTUNE –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-2 (44)
45 54 SHAZAM –•– Duane Eddy (Jamie)-5 (45)
46 49 DOGGIN’ AROUND –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-3 (46)
47 63 WHAT AM I LIVING FOR –•– Conway Twitty (MGM)-4 (47)
48 50 CARAVAN –•– Santo and Johnny (Canadian American)-6 (48)
49 43 FANNIE MAE –•– Buster Brown (Fire)-12 (39)

NEW THIS WEEK

67 — GOOD TIMIN’ –•– Jimmy Jones (Cub)-1 (67)
76 — THE WAY OF A CLOWN –•– Teddy Randazzo (ABC-Paramount)-1 (76)
82 — NOBODY LOVES ME LIKE YOU –•– The Flamingos (End)-1 (82)
90 — MY EMPTY ROOM –•– Little Anthony and the Imperials (End)-1 (90)
92 — HITHER AND THITHER AND YON –•– Brook Benton (Mercury)-1 (92)
94 — CATHY’S CLOWN –•– The Everly Brothers (Warner Brothers)-1 (94)
95 — BARBARA –•– The Temptations (Goldisc)-1 (95)
97 — BURNING BRIDGES –•– Jack Scott (Top Rank)-1 (97)
98 — A STAR IS BORN (A Love Has Died) –•– Mark Dinning (MGM)-1 (98)
99 — SOMEONE LOVES YOU, JOE –•– The Singing Belles (Madison)-1 (99)
100 — GOT A GIRL –•– The Four Preps (Capitol)-1 (100)

US Hot 40 Singles for the Week Ending 1st May, 1960

TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

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1 6 STUCK ON YOU –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-4 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 2 GREENFIELDS –•– The Brothers Four (Columbia)-10 (2)
3 5 SINK THE BISMARCK –•– Johnny Horton (Columbia)-8 (3)
4 1 THE THEME FROM “A SUMMER PLACE” –•– Percy Faith and His Orchestra (Columbia)-16 (1)
5 8 HE’LL HAVE TO GO –•– Jim Reeves (RCA Victor)-18 (2)
6 9 SIXTEEN REASONS –•– Connie Stevens (Warner Brothers)-13 (6)
7 3 PUPPY LOVE –•– Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)-10 (2)
8 16 THE OLD LAMPLIGHTER –•– The Browns Featuring Jim Edward Brown (RCA Victor)-7 (8)
9 12 WHITE SILVER SANDS –•– Bill Black’s Combo (Hi)-8 (9)
10 4 SWEET NOTHIN’S –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-19 (4)
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11 13 I LOVE THE WAY YOU LOVE –•– Marv Johnson (United Artists)-8 (9)
12 14 CRADLE OF LOVE –•– Johnny Preston (Mercury)-5 (12)
13 19 NIGHT –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-6 (13)
14 11 FOOTSTEPS –•– Steve Lawrence (ABC-Paramount)-8 (7)
15 10 MAMA –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-10 (8)
16 7 WILD ONE –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-13 (2)
17 15 STEP BY STEP –•– The Crests (Coed)-9 (15)
18 18 LET THE LITTLE GIRL DANCE –•– Billy Bland (Old Town)-11 (18)
19 27 STAIRWAY TO HEAVEN –•– Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)-5 (19)
20 44 FAME AND FORTUNE –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-3 (20)
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21 21 CLEMENTINE –•– Bobby Darin (Atco)-6 (21)
22 33 MR. LUCKY –•– Henry Mancini and His Orchestra (RCA Victor)-4 (22)
23 22 DON’T THROW AWAY ALL THOSE TEARDROPS –•– Frankie Avalon (Chancellor)-7 (22)
24 25 TEDDY –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-9 (17)
25 23 MONEY (That’s What I Want) –•– Barrett Strong (Anna)-13 (23)
26 46 DOGGIN’ AROUND –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-4 (26)
27 28 BEATNIK FLY –•– Johnny and the Hurricanes (Warwick)-11 (15)
28 31 ANGELA JONES –•– Johnny Ferguson (MGM)-10 (28)
29 36 APPLE GREEN –•– June Valli (Mercury)-8 (29)
30 26 BIG IRON –•– Marty Robbins (Columbia)-7 (26)
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31 29 JUST ONE TIME –•– Don Gibson (RCA Victor)-8 (29)
32 30 STARBRIGHT –•– Johnny Mathis (Columbia)-9 (25)
33 24 O DIO MIO –•– Annette (Buena Vista)-10 (10)
34 20 HARBOR LIGHTS –•– The Platters (Mercury)-14 (8)
35 51 CHERRY PIE –•– Skip and Flip (Brent)-4 (35)
36 47 WHAT AM I LIVING FOR –•– Conway Twitty (MGM)-5 (36)
37 32 LITTLE BITTY GIRL –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-13 (19)
38 17 BABY (You’ve Got What It Takes) –•– Dinah Washington and Brook Benton (Mercury)-14 (5)
39 41 LOVE YOU SO –•– Ron Holden (Donna)-4 (39)
40 39 MOUNTAIN OF LOVE –•– Harold Dorman (Rita)-9 (39)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

43 34 SUMMER SET –•– Monty Kelly and His Orchestra (Carlton)-9 (30)
46 35 (Welcome) NEW LOVERS –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-10 (18)
51 40 (There Was a) TALL OAK TREE –•– Dorsey Burnett (Era)-13 (23)
59 37 HANDY MAN –•– Jimmy Jones (Cub)-18 (2)
68 38 THIS MAGIC MOMENT –•– The Drifters (Atlantic)-10 (16)

POWER PLAYS

41 61 LONELY WEEKENDS –•– Charlie Rich (Phillips International)-7 (41)
42 43 AM I THAT EASY TO FORGET –•– Debbie Reynolds (Dot)-15 (25)
44 79 THE MADISON –•– Al Brown’s Tunetoppers Featuring Cookie Brown (Amy)-4 (44)
45 49 FANNIE MAE –•– Buster Brown (Fire)-13 (39)
47 52 TEEN-EX –•– The Browns Featuring Jim Edward Brown (RCA Victor)-5 (47)
48 67 GOOD TIMIN’ –•– Jimmy Jones (Cub)-2 (48)
49 57 YOU DON’T KNOW ME –•– Lenny Welch (Cadence)-9 (49)
50 48 CARAVAN –•– Santo and Johnny (Canadian American)-7 (48)

NEW THIS WEEK

85 — WHEN YOU WISH UPON A STAR –•– Dion and the Belmonts (Laurie)-1 (85)
89 — TELL ME THAT YOU LOVE ME –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-1 (89)
92 — EASY LOVIN’ –•– Wade Flemons (Vee-Jay)-1 (92)
93 — NO IF’S – NO AND’S –•– Lloyd Price (ABC-Paramount)-1 (93)
94 — LAST CHANCE –•– Collay and the Satellites (Sho-Biz)-1 (94)
95 — ANOTHER SLEEPLESS NIGHT –•– Jimmy Clanton (Ace)-1 (95)
96 — (Doin’ the) LOVERS LEAP –•– Webb Pierce (Decca)-1 (96)
97 — TWO THOUSAND, TWO HUNDRED, TWENTY-THREE MILES –•– Patti Page (Mercury)-1 (97)
98 — YOUNG EMOTIONS –•– Ricky Nelson (Imperial)-1 (98)
99 — BEAUTIFUL OBSESSION –•– Sir Chauncey and His Exciting Strings (Warner Brothers)-1 (99)
100 — DUTCHMAN’S GOLD –•– Walter Brennan with Billy Vaughn and His Orchestra (Dot)-1 (100)

US Hot 40 Singles for the Week Ending 8th May, 1960

TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

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1 1 STUCK ON YOU –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-5 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 GREENFIELDS –•– The Brothers Four (Columbia)-11 (2)
3 6 SIXTEEN REASONS –•– Connie Stevens (Warner Brothers)-14 (3)
4 3 SINK THE BISMARCK –•– Johnny Horton (Columbia)-9 (3)
5 8 THE OLD LAMPLIGHTER –•– The Browns Featuring Jim Edward Brown (RCA Victor)-8 (5)
6 13 NIGHT –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-7 (6)
7 12 CRADLE OF LOVE –•– Johnny Preston (Mercury)-6 (7)
8 18 LET THE LITTLE GIRL DANCE –•– Billy Bland (Old Town)-12 (8)
9 4 THE THEME FROM “A SUMMER PLACE” –•– Percy Faith and His Orchestra (Columbia)-17 (1)
10 10 SWEET NOTHIN’S –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-20 (4)
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11 19 STAIRWAY TO HEAVEN –•– Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)-6 (11)
12 5 HE’LL HAVE TO GO –•– Jim Reeves (RCA Victor)-19 (2)
13 11 I LOVE THE WAY YOU LOVE –•– Marv Johnson (United Artists)-9 (9)
14 9 WHITE SILVER SANDS –•– Bill Black’s Combo (Hi)-9 (9)
15 74 CATHY’S CLOWN –•– The Everly Brothers (Warner Brothers)-3 (15)
16 7 PUPPY LOVE –•– Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)-11 (2)
17 17 STEP BY STEP –•– The Crests (Coed)-10 (15)
18 14 FOOTSTEPS –•– Steve Lawrence (ABC-Paramount)-9 (7)
19 35 CHERRY PIE –•– Skip and Flip (Brent)-5 (19)
20 20 FAME AND FORTUNE –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-4 (20)
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21 22 MR. LUCKY –•– Henry Mancini and His Orchestra (RCA Victor)-5 (21)
22 15 MAMA –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-11 (8)
23 16 WILD ONE –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-14 (2)
24 21 CLEMENTINE –•– Bobby Darin (Atco)-7 (21)
25 41 LONELY WEEKENDS –•– Charlie Rich (Phillips International)-8 (25)
26 36 WHAT AM I LIVING FOR –•– Conway Twitty (MGM)-6 (26)
27 28 ANGELA JONES –•– Johnny Ferguson (MGM)-11 (27)
28 25 MONEY (That’s What I Want) –•– Barrett Strong (Anna)-14 (23)
29 23 DON’T THROW AWAY ALL THOSE TEARDROPS –•– Frankie Avalon (Chancellor)-8 (22)
30 44 THE MADISON –•– Al Brown’s Tunetoppers Featuring Cookie Brown (Amy)-5 (30)
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31 29 APPLE GREEN –•– June Valli (Mercury)-9 (29)
32 30 BIG IRON –•– Marty Robbins (Columbia)-8 (26)
33 39 LOVE YOU SO –•– Ron Holden (Donna)-5 (33)
34 57 PAPER ROSES –•– Anita Bryant (Carlton)-4 (34)
35 26 DOGGIN’ AROUND –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-5 (26)
36 40 MOUNTAIN OF LOVE –•– Harold Dorman (Rita)-10 (36)
37 — HE’LL HAVE TO STAY –•– Jeanne Black (Capitol)-1 (37)
38 45 FANNIE MAE –•– Buster Brown (Fire)-14 (38)
39 31 JUST ONE TIME –•– Don Gibson (RCA Victor)-9 (29)
40 24 TEDDY –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-10 (17)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

46 33 O DIO MIO –•– Annette (Buena Vista)-11 (10)
49 32 STARBRIGHT –•– Johnny Mathis (Columbia)-10 (25)
54 37 LITTLE BITTY GIRL –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-14 (19)
56 27 BEATNIK FLY –•– Johnny and the Hurricanes (Warwick)-12 (15)
58 34 HARBOR LIGHTS –•– The Platters (Mercury)-15 (8)
65 38 BABY (You’ve Got What It Takes) –•– Dinah Washington and Brook Benton (Mercury)-15 (5)

POWER PLAYS

41 64 OOH POO PAH DOO (Part 2) –•– Jessie Hill (Minit)-6 (41)
42 48 GOOD TIMIN’ –•– Jimmy Jones (Cub)-3 (42)
43 42 AM I THAT EASY TO FORGET –•– Debbie Reynolds (Dot)-16 (25)
44 52 JUST A CLOSER WALK WITH THEE –•– Jimmie Rodgers (Roulette)-4 (44)
45 66 THE TIES THAT BIND –•– Brook Benton (Mercury)-4 (45)
47 43 SUMMER SET –•– Monty Kelly and His Orchestra (Carlton)-10 (30)
48 49 YOU DON’T KNOW ME –•– Lenny Welch (Cadence)-10 (48)
50 54 WAKE ME WHEN IT’S OVER –•– Andy Williams (Cadence)-7 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

37 — HE’LL HAVE TO STAY –•– Jeanne Black (Capitol)-1 (37)
55 — FOR LOVE –•– Lloyd Price (ABC-Paramount)-1 (55)
74 — THEME FROM “THE UNFORGIVEN” (The Need For Love) –•– Don Costa and His Orchestra and Chorus (United Artists)-1 (74)
75 — IS IT WRONG (For Loving You) –•– Webb Pierce (Decca)-1 (75)
80 — ALL I COULD DO WAS CRY –•– Etta James (Argo)-1 (80)
83 — RIGHT BY MY SIDE –•– Ricky Nelson (Imperial)-1 (83)
86 — OH, LITTLE ONE –•– Jack Scott (Top Rank)-1 (86)
89 — BESAME MUCHO (Part 1) –•– The Coasters (Atco)-1 (89)
94 — MACK THE KNIFE –•– Ella Fitzgerald (Verve)-1 (94)
95 — CITY LIGHTS –•– Debbie Reynolds (Dot)-1 (95)
97 — THINK –•– James Brown (Federal)-1 (97)
99 — HAPPY-GO-LUCKY-ME –•– Paul Evans (Guaranteed)-1 (99)
100 — WHEEL OF FORTUNE –•– LaVern Baker (Atlantic)-1 (100)

US Hot 40 Singles for the Week Ending 15th May, 1960

TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

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1 1 STUCK ON YOU –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-6 (3 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 GREENFIELDS –•– The Brothers Four (Columbia)-12 (2)
3 15 CATHY’S CLOWN –•– The Everly Brothers (Warner Brothers)-4 (3)
4 6 NIGHT –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-8 (4)
5 3 SIXTEEN REASONS –•– Connie Stevens (Warner Brothers)-15 (3)
6 4 SINK THE BISMARCK –•– Johnny Horton (Columbia)-10 (3)
7 5 THE OLD LAMPLIGHTER –•– The Browns Featuring Jim Edward Brown (RCA Victor)-9 (5)
8 7 CRADLE OF LOVE –•– Johnny Preston (Mercury)-7 (7)
9 11 STAIRWAY TO HEAVEN –•– Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)-7 (9)
10 8 LET THE LITTLE GIRL DANCE –•– Billy Bland (Old Town)-13 (8)
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11 14 WHITE SILVER SANDS –•– Bill Black’s Combo (Hi)-10 (9)
12 13 I LOVE THE WAY YOU LOVE –•– Marv Johnson (United Artists)-10 (9)
13 42 GOOD TIMIN’ –•– Jimmy Jones (Cub)-4 (13)
14 17 STEP BY STEP –•– The Crests (Coed)-11 (14)
15 35 DOGGIN’ AROUND –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-6 (15)
16 10 SWEET NOTHIN’S –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-21 (4)
17 20 FAME AND FORTUNE –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-5 (17)
18 9 THE THEME FROM “A SUMMER PLACE” –•– Percy Faith and His Orchestra (Columbia)-18 (1)
19 18 FOOTSTEPS –•– Steve Lawrence (ABC-Paramount)-10 (7)
20 12 HE’LL HAVE TO GO –•– Jim Reeves (RCA Victor)-20 (2)
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21 37 HE’LL HAVE TO STAY –•– Jeanne Black (Capitol)-2 (21)
22 19 CHERRY PIE –•– Skip and Flip (Brent)-6 (19)
23 34 PAPER ROSES –•– Anita Bryant (Carlton)-5 (23)
24 16 PUPPY LOVE –•– Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)-12 (2)
25 25 LONELY WEEKENDS –•– Charlie Rich (Phillips International)-9 (25)
26 36 MOUNTAIN OF LOVE –•– Harold Dorman (Rita)-11 (26)
27 33 LOVE YOU SO –•– Ron Holden (Donna)-6 (27)
28 21 MR. LUCKY –•– Henry Mancini and His Orchestra (RCA Victor)-6 (21)
29 26 WHAT AM I LIVING FOR –•– Conway Twitty (MGM)-7 (26)
30 59 BURNING BRIDGES –•– Jack Scott (Top Rank)-4 (30)
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31 51 BARBARA –•– The Temptations (Goldisc)-4 (31)
32 30 THE MADISON –•– Al Brown’s Tunetoppers Featuring Cookie Brown (Amy)-6 (30)
33 57 YOUNG EMOTIONS –•– Ricky Nelson (Imperial)-3 (33)
34 41 OOH POO PAH DOO (Part 2) –•– Jessie Hill (Minit)-7 (34)
35 22 MAMA –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-12 (8)
36 28 MONEY (That’s What I Want) –•– Barrett Strong (Anna)-15 (23)
37 45 THE TIES THAT BIND –•– Brook Benton (Mercury)-5 (37)
38 53 THE MADISON TIME (Part 1) –•– The Ray Bryant Combo (Columbia)-5 (38)
39 24 CLEMENTINE –•– Bobby Darin (Atco)-8 (21)
40 38 FANNIE MAE –•– Buster Brown (Fire)-15 (38)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

41 27 ANGELA JONES –•– Johnny Ferguson (MGM)-12 (27)
42 29 DON’T THROW AWAY ALL THOSE TEARDROPS –•– Frankie Avalon (Chancellor)-9 (22)
43 32 BIG IRON –•– Marty Robbins (Columbia)-9 (26)
44 31 APPLE GREEN –•– June Valli (Mercury)-10 (29)
46 39 JUST ONE TIME –•– Don Gibson (RCA Victor)-10 (29)
47 23 WILD ONE –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-15 (2)
57 40 TEDDY –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-11 (17)

POWER PLAYS

45 48 YOU DON’T KNOW ME –•– Lenny Welch (Cadence)-11 (45)
48 77 GOT A GIRL –•– The Four Preps (Capitol)-4 (48)
49 62 NOBODY LOVES ME LIKE YOU –•– The Flamingos (End)-4 (49)
50 47 SUMMER SET –•– Monty Kelly and His Orchestra (Carlton)-11 (30)

NEW THIS WEEK

52 — EVERYBODY’S SOMEBODY’S FOOL –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-1 (52)
54 — DING-A-LING –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-1 (54)
71 — SWINGIN’ SCHOOL –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-1 (71)
82 — PINK CHIFFON –•– Mitchell Torok (Guyden)-1 (82)
85 — THEME FOR YOUNG LOVERS –•– Percy Faith and His Orchestra (Columbia)-1 (85)
86 — JUMP OVER –•– Freddy Cannon (Swan)-1 (86)
91 — PUT YOUR ARMS AROUND ME HONEY –•– Ray Smith (Judd)-1 (91)
92 — BEAUTIFUL OBSESSION –•– Sir Chauncey and His Exciting Strings (Warner Brothers)-2 (92)
93 — BEFORE I GROW TOO OLD –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-1 (93)
94 — HOT ROD LINCOLN –•– Charlie Ryan and the Timberline Riders (4 Star)-1 (94)
95 — A COTTAGE FOR SALE –•– Little Willie John (King)-1 (95)
97 — WONDERFUL WORLD –•– Sam Cooke (Keen)-1 (97)
99 — I’LL BE SEEING YOU –•– The Five Satins (Ember)-1 (99)
100 — PENNIES FROM HEAVEN –•– The Skyliners (Calico)-1 (100)

US Hot 40 Singles for the Week Ending 22nd May, 1960

TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

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1 1 STUCK ON YOU –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-7 (4 weeks at #1) (1)
2 3 CATHY’S CLOWN –•– The Everly Brothers (Warner Brothers)-5 (2)
3 2 GREENFIELDS –•– The Brothers Four (Columbia)-13 (2)
4 4 NIGHT –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-9 (4)
5 13 GOOD TIMIN’ –•– Jimmy Jones (Cub)-5 (5)
6 5 SIXTEEN REASONS –•– Connie Stevens (Warner Brothers)-16 (3)
7 10 LET THE LITTLE GIRL DANCE –•– Billy Bland (Old Town)-14 (7)
8 8 CRADLE OF LOVE –•– Johnny Preston (Mercury)-8 (7)
9 6 SINK THE BISMARCK –•– Johnny Horton (Columbia)-11 (3)
10 21 HE’LL HAVE TO STAY –•– Jeanne Black (Capitol)-3 (10)
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11 7 THE OLD LAMPLIGHTER –•– The Browns Featuring Jim Edward Brown (RCA Victor)-10 (5)
12 23 PAPER ROSES –•– Anita Bryant (Carlton)-6 (12)
13 9 STAIRWAY TO HEAVEN –•– Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)-8 (9)
14 11 WHITE SILVER SANDS –•– Bill Black’s Combo (Hi)-11 (9)
15 22 CHERRY PIE –•– Skip and Flip (Brent)-7 (15)
16 27 LOVE YOU SO –•– Ron Holden (Donna)-7 (16)
17 30 BURNING BRIDGES –•– Jack Scott (Top Rank)-5 (17)
18 14 STEP BY STEP –•– The Crests (Coed)-12 (14)
19 12 I LOVE THE WAY YOU LOVE –•– Marv Johnson (United Artists)-11 (9)
20 17 FAME AND FORTUNE –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-6 (17)
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21 16 SWEET NOTHIN’S –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-22 (4)
22 33 YOUNG EMOTIONS –•– Ricky Nelson (Imperial)-4 (22)
23 32 THE MADISON –•– Al Brown’s Tunetoppers Featuring Cookie Brown (Amy)-7 (23)
24 28 MR. LUCKY –•– Henry Mancini and His Orchestra (RCA Victor)-7 (21)
25 25 LONELY WEEKENDS –•– Charlie Rich (Phillips International)-10 (25)
26 26 MOUNTAIN OF LOVE –•– Harold Dorman (Rita)-12 (26)
27 19 FOOTSTEPS –•– Steve Lawrence (ABC-Paramount)-11 (7)
28 15 DOGGIN’ AROUND –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-7 (15)
29 31 BARBARA –•– The Temptations (Goldisc)-5 (29)
30 38 THE MADISON TIME (Part 1) –•– The Ray Bryant Combo (Columbia)-6 (30)
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31 56 WHEN YOU WISH UPON A STAR –•– Dion and the Belmonts (Laurie)-4 (31)
32 48 GOT A GIRL –•– The Four Preps (Capitol)-5 (32)
33 34 OOH POO PAH DOO (Part 2) –•– Jessie Hill (Minit)-8 (33)
34 20 HE’LL HAVE TO GO –•– Jim Reeves (RCA Victor)-21 (2)
35 18 THE THEME FROM “A SUMMER PLACE” –•– Percy Faith and His Orchestra (Columbia)-19 (1)
36 44 APPLE GREEN –•– June Valli (Mercury)-11 (29)
37 54 DING-A-LING –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-2 (37)
38 29 WHAT AM I LIVING FOR –•– Conway Twitty (MGM)-8 (26)
39 52 EVERYBODY’S SOMEBODY’S FOOL –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-2 (39)
40 24 PUPPY LOVE –•– Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)-13 (2)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

42 36 MONEY (That’s What I Want) –•– Barrett Strong (Anna)-16 (23)
44 35 MAMA –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-13 (8)
45 39 CLEMENTINE –•– Bobby Darin (Atco)-9 (21)
46 37 THE TIES THAT BIND –•– Brook Benton (Mercury)-6 (37)
48 40 FANNIE MAE –•– Buster Brown (Fire)-16 (38)

POWER PLAYS

41 71 SWINGIN’ SCHOOL –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-2 (41)
43 51 FOR LOVE –•– Lloyd Price (ABC-Paramount)-3 (43)
47 41 ANGELA JONES –•– Johnny Ferguson (MGM)-13 (27)
49 49 NOBODY LOVES ME LIKE YOU –•– The Flamingos (End)-5 (49)
50 63 THE WAY OF A CLOWN –•– Teddy Randazzo (ABC-Paramount)-5 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

60 — CITY LIGHTS –•– Debbie Reynolds (Dot)-2 (60)
71 — ALWAYS IT’S YOU –•– The Everly Brothers (Warner Brothers)-1 (71)
72 — RIGHT BY MY SIDE –•– Ricky Nelson (Imperial)-2 (72)
77 — EBB TIDE –•– The Platters Featuring Tony Williams (Mercury)-1 (77)
78 — THE URGE –•– Freddy Cannon (Swan)-1 (78)
80 — NATIONAL CITY –•– Joiner, Arkansas Junior High School Band (Liberty)-1 (80)
81 — FINGER POPPIN’ TIME –•– Hank Ballard and the Midnighters (King)-1 (81)
85 — LAST CHANCE –•– Collay and the Satellites (Sho-Biz)-2 (85)
92 — LA MONTANA (If She Should Come To You) –•– Frank DeVol and His Rainbow Strings (Columbia)-1 (92)
97 — SOMEONE LOVES YOU, JOE –•– The Singing Belles (Madison)-3 (91)
98 — EXCLUSIVELY YOURS –•– Carl Dobkins, Jr. (Decca)-1 (98)
99 — CLAP YOUR HANDS –•– The Beau-Marks (Shad)-1 (99)
100 — MOJO WORKOUT (Dance) –•– Larry Bright (Tide)-1 (100)

US Hot 40 Singles for the Week Ending 29th May, 1960

TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

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1 2 CATHY’S CLOWN –•– The Everly Brothers (Warner Brothers)-6 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 1 STUCK ON YOU –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-8 (1)
3 5 GOOD TIMIN’ –•– Jimmy Jones (Cub)-6 (3)
4 3 GREENFIELDS –•– The Brothers Four (Columbia)-14 (2)
5 4 NIGHT –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-10 (4)
6 6 SIXTEEN REASONS –•– Connie Stevens (Warner Brothers)-17 (3)
7 8 CRADLE OF LOVE –•– Johnny Preston (Mercury)-9 (7)
8 10 HE’LL HAVE TO STAY –•– Jeanne Black (Capitol)-4 (8)
9 7 LET THE LITTLE GIRL DANCE –•– Billy Bland (Old Town)-15 (7)
10 12 PAPER ROSES –•– Anita Bryant (Carlton)-7 (10)
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11 17 BURNING BRIDGES –•– Jack Scott (Top Rank)-6 (11)
12 16 LOVE YOU SO –•– Ron Holden (Donna)-8 (12)
13 15 CHERRY PIE –•– Skip and Flip (Brent)-8 (13)
14 13 STAIRWAY TO HEAVEN –•– Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)-9 (9)
15 9 SINK THE BISMARCK –•– Johnny Horton (Columbia)-12 (3)
16 22 YOUNG EMOTIONS –•– Ricky Nelson (Imperial)-5 (16)
17 11 THE OLD LAMPLIGHTER –•– The Browns Featuring Jim Edward Brown (RCA Victor)-11 (5)
18 41 SWINGIN’ SCHOOL –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-3 (18)
19 14 WHITE SILVER SANDS –•– Bill Black’s Combo (Hi)-12 (9)
20 20 FAME AND FORTUNE –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-7 (17)
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21 26 MOUNTAIN OF LOVE –•– Harold Dorman (Rita)-13 (21)
22 25 LONELY WEEKENDS –•– Charlie Rich (Phillips International)-11 (22)
23 24 MR. LUCKY –•– Henry Mancini and His Orchestra (RCA Victor)-8 (21)
24 32 GOT A GIRL –•– The Four Preps (Capitol)-6 (24)
25 37 DING-A-LING –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-3 (25)
26 28 DOGGIN’ AROUND –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-8 (15)
27 39 EVERYBODY’S SOMEBODY’S FOOL –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-3 (27)
28 33 OOH POO PAH DOO (Part 2) –•– Jessie Hill (Minit)-9 (28)
29 56 WONDERFUL WORLD –•– Sam Cooke (Keen)-3 (29)
30 31 WHEN YOU WISH UPON A STAR –•– Dion and the Belmonts (Laurie)-5 (30)
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31 23 THE MADISON –•– Al Brown’s Tunetoppers Featuring Cookie Brown (Amy)-8 (23)
32 21 SWEET NOTHIN’S –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-23 (4)
33 27 FOOTSTEPS –•– Steve Lawrence (ABC-Paramount)-12 (7)
34 30 THE MADISON TIME (Part 1) –•– The Ray Bryant Combo (Columbia)-7 (30)
35 38 WHAT AM I LIVING FOR –•– Conway Twitty (MGM)-9 (26)
36 29 BARBARA –•– The Temptations (Goldisc)-6 (29)
37 34 HE’LL HAVE TO GO –•– Jim Reeves (RCA Victor)-22 (2)
38 49 NOBODY LOVES ME LIKE YOU –•– The Flamingos (End)-6 (38)
39 18 STEP BY STEP –•– The Crests (Coed)-13 (14)
40 19 I LOVE THE WAY YOU LOVE –•– Marv Johnson (United Artists)-12 (9)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

43 36 APPLE GREEN –•– June Valli (Mercury)-12 (29)
52 35 THE THEME FROM “A SUMMER PLACE” –•– Percy Faith and His Orchestra (Columbia)-20 (1)
63 40 PUPPY LOVE –•– Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)-14 (2)

POWER PLAYS

41 73 HAPPY-GO-LUCKY-ME –•– Paul Evans (Guaranteed)-4 (41)
42 54 ANOTHER SLEEPLESS NIGHT –•– Jimmy Clanton (Ace)-5 (42)
44 65 DUTCHMAN’S GOLD –•– Walter Brennan with Billy Vaughn and His Orchestra (Dot)-5 (44)
45 53 THINK –•– James Brown (Federal)-4 (45)
46 43 FOR LOVE –•– Lloyd Price (ABC-Paramount)-4 (43)
47 52 MACK THE KNIFE –•– Ella Fitzgerald (Verve)-4 (47)
48 47 ANGELA JONES –•– Johnny Ferguson (MGM)-14 (27)
49 68 OH, LITTLE ONE –•– Jack Scott (Top Rank)-4 (49)
50 50 THE WAY OF A CLOWN –•– Teddy Randazzo (ABC-Paramount)-6 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

61 — A ROCKIN’ GOOD WAY (To Mess Around and Fall In Love) –•– Dinah Washington and Brook Benton (Mercury)-1 (61)
62 — WON’T YOU COME HOME BILL BAILEY –•– Bobby Darin (Atco)-1 (62)
74 — MY HOME TOWN –•– Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)-1 (74)
75 — JEALOUS OF YOU (Tango Della Gelosia) –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-1 (75)
77 — PLEASE HELP ME, I’M FALLING –•– Hank Locklin (RCA Victor)-1 (77)
80 — MULE SKINNER BLUES –•– The Fendermen (Soma)-1 (80)
84 — WALKING THE FLOOR OVER YOU –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-1 (84)
85 — BECAUSE THEY’RE YOUNG –•– Duane Eddy (Jamie)-1 (85)
88 — RUNAROUND –•– The Fleetwoods (Dolton)-1 (88)
94 — I REALLY DON’T WANT TO KNOW –•– Tommy Edwards (MGM)-1 (94)
95 — DOWN THE AISLE –•– Ike Clanton (Ace)-1 (95)
97 — BIG BOY PETE –•– The Olympics (Arvee)-1 (97)
98 — SHADOWS OF LOVE –•– LaVern Baker (Atlantic)-1 (98)
99 — FOUND LOVE –•– Jimmy Reed (Vee-Jay)-1 (99)
100 — LONELY WINDS –•– The Drifters (Atlantic)-1 (100)

US Hot 40 Singles for the Week Ending 5th June, 1960

TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

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1 1 CATHY’S CLOWN –•– The Everly Brothers (Warner Brothers)-7 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 STUCK ON YOU –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-9 (1)
3 3 GOOD TIMIN’ –•– Jimmy Jones (Cub)-7 (3)
4 8 HE’LL HAVE TO STAY –•– Jeanne Black (Capitol)-5 (4)
5 4 GREENFIELDS –•– The Brothers Four (Columbia)-15 (2)
6 5 NIGHT –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-11 (4)
7 10 PAPER ROSES –•– Anita Bryant (Carlton)-8 (7)
8 6 SIXTEEN REASONS –•– Connie Stevens (Warner Brothers)-18 (3)
9 11 BURNING BRIDGES –•– Jack Scott (Top Rank)-7 (9)
10 7 CRADLE OF LOVE –•– Johnny Preston (Mercury)-10 (7)
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11 13 CHERRY PIE –•– Skip and Flip (Brent)-9 (11)
12 16 YOUNG EMOTIONS –•– Ricky Nelson (Imperial)-6 (12)
13 9 LET THE LITTLE GIRL DANCE –•– Billy Bland (Old Town)-16 (7)
14 12 LOVE YOU SO –•– Ron Holden (Donna)-9 (12)
15 18 SWINGIN’ SCHOOL –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-4 (15)
16 15 SINK THE BISMARCK –•– Johnny Horton (Columbia)-13 (3)
17 14 STAIRWAY TO HEAVEN –•– Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)-10 (9)
18 25 DING-A-LING –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-4 (18)
19 17 THE OLD LAMPLIGHTER –•– The Browns Featuring Jim Edward Brown (RCA Victor)-12 (5)
20 27 EVERYBODY’S SOMEBODY’S FOOL –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-4 (20)
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21 29 WONDERFUL WORLD –•– Sam Cooke (Keen)-4 (21)
22 21 MOUNTAIN OF LOVE –•– Harold Dorman (Rita)-14 (21)
23 20 FAME AND FORTUNE –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-8 (17)
24 19 WHITE SILVER SANDS –•– Bill Black’s Combo (Hi)-13 (9)
25 26 DOGGIN’ AROUND –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-9 (15)
26 22 LONELY WEEKENDS –•– Charlie Rich (Phillips International)-12 (22)
27 41 HAPPY-GO-LUCKY-ME –•– Paul Evans (Guaranteed)-5 (27)
28 31 THE MADISON –•– Al Brown’s Tunetoppers Featuring Cookie Brown (Amy)-9 (23)
29 24 GOT A GIRL –•– The Four Preps (Capitol)-7 (24)
30 38 NOBODY LOVES ME LIKE YOU –•– The Flamingos (End)-7 (30)
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31 44 DUTCHMAN’S GOLD –•– Walter Brennan with Billy Vaughn and His Orchestra (Dot)-6 (31)
32 53 JUMP OVER –•– Freddy Cannon (Swan)-4 (32)
33 34 THE MADISON TIME (Part 1) –•– The Ray Bryant Combo (Columbia)-8 (30)
34 28 OOH POO PAH DOO (Part 2) –•– Jessie Hill (Minit)-10 (28)
35 45 THINK –•– James Brown (Federal)-5 (35)
36 47 MACK THE KNIFE –•– Ella Fitzgerald (Verve)-5 (36)
37 49 OH, LITTLE ONE –•– Jack Scott (Top Rank)-5 (37)
38 42 ANOTHER SLEEPLESS NIGHT –•– Jimmy Clanton (Ace)-6 (38)
39 23 MR. LUCKY –•– Henry Mancini and His Orchestra (RCA Victor)-9 (21)
40 54 NO IF’S – NO AND’S –•– Lloyd Price (ABC-Paramount)-6 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

41 39 STEP BY STEP –•– The Crests (Coed)-14 (14)
44 35 WHAT AM I LIVING FOR –•– Conway Twitty (MGM)-10 (26)
45 40 I LOVE THE WAY YOU LOVE –•– Marv Johnson (United Artists)-13 (9)
46 36 BARBARA –•– The Temptations (Goldisc)-7 (29)
50 30 WHEN YOU WISH UPON A STAR –•– Dion and the Belmonts (Laurie)-6 (30)
54 37 HE’LL HAVE TO GO –•– Jim Reeves (RCA Victor)-23 (2)
55 33 FOOTSTEPS –•– Steve Lawrence (ABC-Paramount)-13 (7)
63 32 SWEET NOTHIN’S –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-24 (4)

POWER PLAYS

42 85 BECAUSE THEY’RE YOUNG –•– Duane Eddy (Jamie)-2 (42)
43 75 JEALOUS OF YOU (Tango Della Gelosia) –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-2 (43)
47 50 THE WAY OF A CLOWN –•– Teddy Randazzo (ABC-Paramount)-7 (47)
48 58 ALL I COULD DO WAS CRY –•– Etta James (Argo)-5 (48)
49 61 A ROCKIN’ GOOD WAY (To Mess Around and Fall In Love) –•– Dinah Washington and Brook Benton (Mercury)-2 (49)

NEW THIS WEEK

76 — I’M SORRY –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-1 (76)
81 — DOWN YONDER –•– Johnny and the Hurricanes (Big Top)-1 (81)
82 — RIVER STAY ‘WAY FROM MY DOOR –•– Frank Sinatra (Capitol)-1 (82)
85 — ALLEY-OOP –•– The Hollywood Argyles (Lute)-1 (85)
86 — SPRING RAIN –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-1 (86)
90 — HEARTBREAK (It’s Hurtin’ Me) –•– Little Willie John (King)-1 (90)
94 — ALLEY-OOP –•– Dante and the Evergreens (Madison)-1 (94)
95 — COMIN’ DOWN WITH LOVE –•– Mel Gadson (Big Top)-1 (95)
96 — WHEN WILL I BE LOVED –•– The Everly Brothers (Cadence)-1 (96)
98 — SOMETHING HAPPENED –•– Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)-1 (98)
99 — AIN’T GONNA BE THAT WAY –•– Marv Johnson (United Artists)-1 (99)
100 — MARIA –•– Johnny Mathis (Columbia)-1 (100)

US Hot 40 Singles for the Week Ending 12th June, 1960

TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

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1 1 CATHY’S CLOWN –•– The Everly Brothers (Warner Brothers)-8 (3 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 STUCK ON YOU –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-10 (1)
3 3 GOOD TIMIN’ –•– Jimmy Jones (Cub)-8 (3)
4 4 HE’LL HAVE TO STAY –•– Jeanne Black (Capitol)-6 (4)
5 9 BURNING BRIDGES –•– Jack Scott (Top Rank)-8 (5)
6 7 PAPER ROSES –•– Anita Bryant (Carlton)-9 (6)
7 6 NIGHT –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-12 (4)
8 20 EVERYBODY’S SOMEBODY’S FOOL –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-5 (8)
9 14 LOVE YOU SO –•– Ron Holden (Donna)-10 (9)
10 5 GREENFIELDS –•– The Brothers Four (Columbia)-16 (2)
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11 8 SIXTEEN REASONS –•– Connie Stevens (Warner Brothers)-19 (3)
12 10 CRADLE OF LOVE –•– Johnny Preston (Mercury)-11 (7)
13 15 SWINGIN’ SCHOOL –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-5 (13)
14 12 YOUNG EMOTIONS –•– Ricky Nelson (Imperial)-7 (12)
15 13 LET THE LITTLE GIRL DANCE –•– Billy Bland (Old Town)-17 (7)
16 11 CHERRY PIE –•– Skip and Flip (Brent)-10 (11)
17 27 HAPPY-GO-LUCKY-ME –•– Paul Evans (Guaranteed)-6 (17)
18 18 DING-A-LING –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-5 (18)
19 21 WONDERFUL WORLD –•– Sam Cooke (Keen)-5 (19)
20 17 STAIRWAY TO HEAVEN –•– Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)-11 (9)
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21 25 DOGGIN’ AROUND –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-10 (15)
22 43 JEALOUS OF YOU (Tango Della Gelosia) –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-3 (22)
23 42 BECAUSE THEY’RE YOUNG –•– Duane Eddy (Jamie)-3 (23)
24 22 MOUNTAIN OF LOVE –•– Harold Dorman (Rita)-15 (21)
25 23 FAME AND FORTUNE –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-9 (17)
26 19 THE OLD LAMPLIGHTER –•– The Browns Featuring Jim Edward Brown (RCA Victor)-13 (5)
27 49 A ROCKIN’ GOOD WAY (To Mess Around and Fall In Love) –•– Dinah Washington and Brook Benton (Mercury)-3 (27)
28 16 SINK THE BISMARCK –•– Johnny Horton (Columbia)-14 (3)
29 32 JUMP OVER –•– Freddy Cannon (Swan)-5 (29)
30 31 DUTCHMAN’S GOLD –•– Walter Brennan with Billy Vaughn and His Orchestra (Dot)-7 (30)
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31 36 MACK THE KNIFE –•– Ella Fitzgerald (Verve)-6 (31)
32 38 ANOTHER SLEEPLESS NIGHT –•– Jimmy Clanton (Ace)-7 (32)
33 35 THINK –•– James Brown (Federal)-6 (33)
34 37 OH, LITTLE ONE –•– Jack Scott (Top Rank)-6 (34)
35 26 LONELY WEEKENDS –•– Charlie Rich (Phillips International)-13 (22)
36 30 NOBODY LOVES ME LIKE YOU –•– The Flamingos (End)-8 (30)
37 57 MY HOME TOWN –•– Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)-3 (37)
38 76 I’M SORRY –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-2 (38)
39 48 ALL I COULD DO WAS CRY –•– Etta James (Argo)-6 (39)
40 64 I REALLY DON’T WANT TO KNOW –•– Tommy Edwards (MGM)-3 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

41 39 MR. LUCKY –•– Henry Mancini and His Orchestra (RCA Victor)-10 (21)
48 34 OOH POO PAH DOO (Part 2) –•– Jessie Hill (Minit)-11 (28)
51 24 WHITE SILVER SANDS –•– Bill Black’s Combo (Hi)-14 (9)
52 28 THE MADISON –•– Al Brown’s Tunetoppers Featuring Cookie Brown (Amy)-10 (23)
58 33 THE MADISON TIME (Part 1) –•– The Ray Bryant Combo (Columbia)-9 (30)
61 29 GOT A GIRL –•– The Four Preps (Capitol)-8 (24)
73 40 NO IF’S – NO AND’S –•– Lloyd Price (ABC-Paramount)-7 (40)

POWER PLAYS

42 53 PLEASE HELP ME, I’M FALLING –•– Hank Locklin (RCA Victor)-3 (42)
43 52 WON’T YOU COME HOME BILL BAILEY –•– Bobby Darin (Atco)-3 (43)
44 47 THE WAY OF A CLOWN –•– Teddy Randazzo (ABC-Paramount)-8 (44)
45 65 THEME FOR YOUNG LOVERS –•– Percy Faith and His Orchestra (Columbia)-5 (45)
46 46 BARBARA –•– The Temptations (Goldisc)-8 (29)
47 50 WHEN YOU WISH UPON A STAR –•– Dion and the Belmonts (Laurie)-7 (30)
49 41 STEP BY STEP –•– The Crests (Coed)-15 (14)
50 77 THEME FROM “THE UNFORGIVEN” (The Need For Love) –•– Don Costa (United Artists)-6 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

78 — THAT’S ALL YOU GOTTA DO –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-1 (78)
88 — ONLY THE LONELY (Know How I Feel) –•– Roy Orbison (Monument)-1 (88)
89 — HEY LITTLE ONE –•– Dorsey Burnette (Era)-1 (89)
90 — TRAIN OF LOVE –•– Annette with the Afterbeats (Buena Vista)-1 (90)
92 — ALLEY-OOP –•– The Dyna-Sores (Rendezvous)-1 (92)
93 — HEARTBREAK (It’s Hurtin’ Me) –•– Jon Thomas (ABC-Paramount)-1 (93)
95 — IMAGE OF A GIRL –•– The Safaris (Eldo)-1 (95)
96 — BANJO BOY –•– Jan and Kjeld (Kapp)-1 (96)
97 — BIOLOGY –•– Danny Valentino (MGM)-1 (97)
98 — LA MONTANA (If She Should Come To You) –•– Roger Williams (Kapp)-1 (98)
99 — THE YEN YET SONG –•– Gary Cane and His Friends (Shell)-1 (99)
100 — ONE OF US (Will Weep Tonight) –•– Patti Page (Mercury)-1 (100)

US Hot 40 Singles for the Week Ending 19th June, 1960

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1 1 CATHY’S CLOWN –•– The Everly Brothers (Warner Brothers)-9 (4 weeks at #1) (1)
2 8 EVERYBODY’S SOMEBODY’S FOOL –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-6 (2)
3 5 BURNING BRIDGES –•– Jack Scott (Top Rank)-9 (3)
4 3 GOOD TIMIN’ –•– Jimmy Jones (Cub)-9 (3)
5 6 PAPER ROSES –•– Anita Bryant (Carlton)-10 (5)
6 4 HE’LL HAVE TO STAY –•– Jeanne Black (Capitol)-7 (4)
7 9 LOVE YOU SO –•– Ron Holden (Donna)-11 (7)
8 2 STUCK ON YOU –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-11 (1)
9 13 SWINGIN’ SCHOOL –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-6 (9)
10 17 HAPPY-GO-LUCKY-ME –•– Paul Evans (Guaranteed)-7 (10)
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11 7 NIGHT –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-13 (4)
12 55 ALLEY-OOP –•– Hollywood Argyles (Lute)-3 (12)
13 23 BECAUSE THEY’RE YOUNG –•– Duane Eddy (Jamie)-4 (13)
14 14 YOUNG EMOTIONS –•– Ricky Nelson (Imperial)-8 (12)
15 10 GREENFIELDS –•– The Brothers Four (Columbia)-17 (2)
16 37 MY HOME TOWN –•– Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)-4 (16)
17 11 SIXTEEN REASONS –•– Connie Stevens (Warner Brothers)-20 (3)
18 16 CHERRY PIE –•– Skip and Flip (Brent)-11 (11)
19 19 WONDERFUL WORLD –•– Sam Cooke (Keen)-6 (19)
20 27 A ROCKIN’ GOOD WAY (To Mess Around and Fall In Love) –•– Dinah Washington and Brook Benton (Mercury)-4 (20)
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21 21 DOGGIN’ AROUND –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-11 (15)
22 18 DING-A-LING –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-6 (18)
23 38 I’M SORRY –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-3 (23)
24 22 JEALOUS OF YOU (Tango Della Gelosia) –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-4 (22)
25 57 MULE SKINNER BLUES –•– The Fendermen (Soma)-4 (25)
26 15 LET THE LITTLE GIRL DANCE –•– Billy Bland (Old Town)-18 (7)
27 12 CRADLE OF LOVE –•– Johnny Preston (Mercury)-12 (7)
28 75 ALLEY-OOP –•– Dante and the Evergreens (Madison)-3 (28)
29 29 JUMP OVER –•– Freddy Cannon (Swan)-6 (29)
30 32 ANOTHER SLEEPLESS NIGHT –•– Jimmy Clanton (Ace)-8 (30)
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31 31 MACK THE KNIFE –•– Ella Fitzgerald (Verve)-7 (31)
32 35 LONELY WEEKENDS –•– Charlie Rich (Phillips International)-14 (22)
33 39 ALL I COULD DO WAS CRY –•– Etta James (Argo)-7 (33)
34 40 I REALLY DON’T WANT TO KNOW –•– Tommy Edwards (MGM)-4 (34)
35 24 MOUNTAIN OF LOVE –•– Harold Dorman (Rita)-16 (21)
36 30 DUTCHMAN’S GOLD –•– Walter Brennan with Billy Vaughn and His Orchestra (Dot)-8 (30)
37 41 MR. LUCKY –•– Henry Mancini and His Orchestra (RCA Victor)-11 (21)
38 42 PLEASE HELP ME, I’M FALLING –•– Hank Locklin (RCA Victor)-4 (38)
39 20 STAIRWAY TO HEAVEN –•– Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)-12 (9)
40 26 THE OLD LAMPLIGHTER –•– The Browns Featuring Jim Edward Brown (RCA Victor)-14 (5)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

46 33 THINK –•– James Brown (Federal)-7 (33)
48 28 SINK THE BISMARCK –•– Johnny Horton (Columbia)-15 (3)
53 34 OH, LITTLE ONE –•– Jack Scott (Top Rank)-7 (34)
65 36 NOBODY LOVES ME LIKE YOU –•– The Flamingos (End)-9 (30)
67 25 FAME AND FORTUNE –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-10 (17)

POWER PLAYS

41 43 WON’T YOU COME HOME BILL BAILEY –•– Bobby Darin (Atco)-4 (41)
42 71 RUNAROUND –•– The Fleetwoods (Dolton)-4 (42)
43 45 THEME FOR YOUNG LOVERS –•– Percy Faith and His Orchestra (Columbia)-6 (43)
44 88 ONLY THE LONELY (Know How I Feel) –•– Roy Orbison (Monument)-2 (44)
45 90 TRAIN OF LOVE –•– Annette with the Afterbeats (Buena Vista)-2 (45)
47 56 WALKING THE FLOOR OVER YOU –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-4 (47)
49 50 THEME FROM “THE UNFORGIVEN” (The Need For Love) –•– Don Costa (United Artists)-7 (49)
50 67 PENNIES FROM HEAVEN –•– The Skyliners (Calico)-6 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

76 — MISTER LONELY –•– The Videls (JDS)-1 (76)
82 — TUXEDO JUNCTION –•– Frankie Avalon (Chancellor)-1 (82)
84 — MISSION BELL –•– Donnie Brooks (Era)-1 (84)
86 — TELL LAURA I LOVE HER –•– Ray Peterson (RCA Victor)-1 (86)
87 — ALL THE LOVE I’VE GOT –•– Marv Johnson (United Artists)-1 (87)
88 — BANJO BOY –•– Dorothy Collins (Top Rank)-1 (88)
89 — WHERE ARE YOU –•– Frankie Avalon (Chancellor)-1 (89)
90 — TROUBLE IN PARADISE –•– The Crests Featuring Johnny Maestro (Coed)-1 (90)
92 — BIG BOY PETE –•– The Olympics (Arvee)-2 (92)
93 — IS A BLUE BIRD BLUE –•– Conway Twitty (MGM)-1 (93)
94 — MOJO WORKOUT (Dance) –•– Larry Bright (Tide)-3 (90)
99 — THERE’S SOMETHING ON YOUR MIND (Part 2) –•– Bobby Marchan (Fire)-1 (99)
100 — BANJO BOY –•– Art Mooney and His Orchestra (MGM)-1 (100)

US Hot 40 Singles for the Week Ending 26th June, 1960

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1 1 CATHY’S CLOWN –•– The Everly Brothers (Warner Brothers)-10 (5 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 EVERYBODY’S SOMEBODY’S FOOL –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-7 (2)
3 3 BURNING BRIDGES –•– Jack Scott (Top Rank)-10 (3)
4 4 GOOD TIMIN’ –•– Jimmy Jones (Cub)-10 (3)
5 9 SWINGIN’ SCHOOL –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-7 (5)
6 12 ALLEY-OOP –•– Hollywood Argyles (Lute)-4 (6)
7 5 PAPER ROSES –•– Anita Bryant (Carlton)-11 (5)
8 7 LOVE YOU SO –•– Ron Holden (Donna)-12 (7)
9 6 HE’LL HAVE TO STAY –•– Jeanne Black (Capitol)-8 (4)
10 8 STUCK ON YOU –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-12 (1)
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11 13 BECAUSE THEY’RE YOUNG –•– Duane Eddy (Jamie)-5 (11)
12 16 MY HOME TOWN –•– Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)-5 (12)
13 20 A ROCKIN’ GOOD WAY (To Mess Around and Fall In Love) –•– Dinah Washington and Brook Benton (Mercury)-5 (13)
14 23 I’M SORRY –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-4 (14)
15 19 WONDERFUL WORLD –•– Sam Cooke (Keen)-7 (15)
16 10 HAPPY-GO-LUCKY-ME –•– Paul Evans (Guaranteed)-8 (10)
17 11 NIGHT –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-14 (4)
18 14 YOUNG EMOTIONS –•– Ricky Nelson (Imperial)-9 (12)
19 24 JEALOUS OF YOU (Tango Della Gelosia) –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-5 (19)
20 28 ALLEY-OOP –•– Dante and the Evergreens (Madison)-4 (20)
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21 25 MULE SKINNER BLUES –•– The Fendermen (Soma)-5 (21)
22 30 ANOTHER SLEEPLESS NIGHT –•– Jimmy Clanton (Ace)-9 (22)
23 15 GREENFIELDS –•– The Brothers Four (Columbia)-18 (2)
24 17 SIXTEEN REASONS –•– Connie Stevens (Warner Brothers)-21 (3)
25 32 LONELY WEEKENDS –•– Charlie Rich (Phillips International)-15 (22)
26 18 CHERRY PIE –•– Skip and Flip (Brent)-12 (11)
27 22 DING-A-LING –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-7 (18)
28 29 JUMP OVER –•– Freddy Cannon (Swan)-7 (28)
29 31 MACK THE KNIFE –•– Ella Fitzgerald (Verve)-8 (29)
30 34 I REALLY DON’T WANT TO KNOW –•– Tommy Edwards (MGM)-5 (30)
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31 44 ONLY THE LONELY (Know How I Feel) –•– Roy Orbison (Monument)-3 (31)
32 27 CRADLE OF LOVE –•– Johnny Preston (Mercury)-13 (7)
33 41 WON’T YOU COME HOME BILL BAILEY –•– Bobby Darin (Atco)-5 (33)
34 38 PLEASE HELP ME, I’M FALLING –•– Hank Locklin (RCA Victor)-5 (34)
35 21 DOGGIN’ AROUND –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-12 (15)
36 55 THAT’S ALL YOU GOTTA DO –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-3 (36)
37 45 TRAIN OF LOVE –•– Annette with the Afterbeats (Buena Vista)-3 (37)
38 26 LET THE LITTLE GIRL DANCE –•– Billy Bland (Old Town)-19 (7)
39 50 PENNIES FROM HEAVEN –•– The Skyliners (Calico)-7 (39)
40 33 ALL I COULD DO WAS CRY –•– Etta James (Argo)-8 (33)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

46 36 DUTCHMAN’S GOLD –•– Walter Brennan with Billy Vaughn and His Orchestra (Dot)-9 (30)
48 37 MR. LUCKY –•– Henry Mancini and His Orchestra (RCA Victor)-12 (21)
51 39 STAIRWAY TO HEAVEN –•– Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)-13 (9)
54 40 THE OLD LAMPLIGHTER –•– The Browns Featuring Jim Edward Brown (RCA Victor)-15 (5)
55 35 MOUNTAIN OF LOVE –•– Harold Dorman (Rita)-17 (21)

POWER PLAYS

41 42 RUNAROUND –•– The Fleetwoods (Dolton)-5 (41)
42 43 THEME FOR YOUNG LOVERS –•– Percy Faith and His Orchestra (Columbia)-7 (42)
43 48 SINK THE BISMARCK –•– Johnny Horton (Columbia)-16 (3)
44 49 THEME FROM “THE UNFORGIVEN” (The Need For Love) –•– Don Costa (United Artists)-8 (44)
45 47 WALKING THE FLOOR OVER YOU –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-5 (45)
47 52 SOMETHING HAPPENED –•– Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)-4 (47)
49 63 DOWN YONDER –•– Johnny and the Hurricanes (Big Top)-4 (49)
50 54 SPRING RAIN –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-4 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

57 — WALKING TO NEW ORLEANS –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-1 (57)
60 — I’M GETTIN’ BETTER –•– Jim Reeves (RCA Victor)-1 (60)
85 — LOOK FOR A STAR –•– Deane Hawley (Dore)-1 (85)
86 — HOT ROD LINCOLN –•– Charlie Ryan and the Timberline Riders (4 Star)-6 (78)
87 — WAKE ME, SHAKE ME –•– The Coasters (Atco)-1 (87)
88 — LOOK FOR A STAR –•– Garry Miles (Liberty)-1 (88)
89 — THIS BITTER EARTH –•– Dinah Washington (Mercury)-1 (89)
92 — LOOK FOR A STAR –•– Billy Vaughn and His Orchestra (Dot)-1 (92)
94 — I CAN’T HELP IT –•– Adam Wade (Coed)-1 (94)
95 — BAD MAN BLUNDER –•– The Kingston Trio (Capitol)-1 (95)
97 — IS THERE ANY CHANCE –•– Marty Robbins (Columbia)-1 (97)
98 — FEELS SO FINE –•– Johnny Preston (Mercury)-1 (98)
99 — LOOK FOR A STAR (Part 1) –•– Garry Mills (Imperial)-1 (99)

US Hot 40 Singles for the Week Ending 3rd July, 1960

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1 2 EVERYBODY’S SOMEBODY’S FOOL –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-8 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 1 CATHY’S CLOWN –•– The Everly Brothers (Warner Brothers)-11 (1)
3 6 ALLEY-OOP –•– Hollywood Argyles (Lute)-5 (3)
4 3 BURNING BRIDGES –•– Jack Scott (Top Rank)-11 (3)
5 11 BECAUSE THEY’RE YOUNG –•– Duane Eddy (Jamie)-6 (5)
6 14 I’M SORRY –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-5 (6)
7 13 A ROCKIN’ GOOD WAY (To Mess Around and Fall In Love) –•– Dinah Washington and Brook Benton (Mercury)-6 (7)
8 7 PAPER ROSES –•– Anita Bryant (Carlton)-12 (5)
9 4 GOOD TIMIN’ –•– Jimmy Jones (Cub)-11 (3)
10 5 SWINGIN’ SCHOOL –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-8 (5)
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11 12 MY HOME TOWN –•– Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)-6 (11)
12 15 WONDERFUL WORLD –•– Sam Cooke (Keen)-8 (12)
13 8 LOVE YOU SO –•– Ron Holden (Donna)-13 (7)
14 16 HAPPY-GO-LUCKY-ME –•– Paul Evans (Guaranteed)-9 (10)
15 21 MULE SKINNER BLUES –•– The Fendermen (Soma)-6 (15)
16 20 ALLEY-OOP –•– Dante and the Evergreens (Madison)-5 (16)
17 36 THAT’S ALL YOU GOTTA DO –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-4 (17)
18 18 YOUNG EMOTIONS –•– Ricky Nelson (Imperial)-10 (12)
19 9 HE’LL HAVE TO STAY –•– Jeanne Black (Capitol)-9 (4)
20 19 JEALOUS OF YOU (Tango Della Gelosia) –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-6 (19)
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21 33 WON’T YOU COME HOME BILL BAILEY –•– Bobby Darin (Atco)-6 (21)
22 10 STUCK ON YOU –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-13 (1)
23 31 ONLY THE LONELY (Know How I Feel) –•– Roy Orbison (Monument)-4 (23)
24 34 PLEASE HELP ME, I’M FALLING –•– Hank Locklin (RCA Victor)-6 (24)
25 30 I REALLY DON’T WANT TO KNOW –•– Tommy Edwards (MGM)-6 (25)
26 27 DING-A-LING –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-8 (18)
27 29 MACK THE KNIFE –•– Ella Fitzgerald (Verve)-9 (27)
28 22 ANOTHER SLEEPLESS NIGHT –•– Jimmy Clanton (Ace)-10 (22)
29 41 RUNAROUND –•– The Fleetwoods (Dolton)-6 (29)
30 17 NIGHT –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-15 (4)
——
31 24 SIXTEEN REASONS –•– Connie Stevens (Warner Brothers)-22 (3)
32 39 PENNIES FROM HEAVEN –•– The Skyliners (Calico)-8 (32)
33 26 CHERRY PIE –•– Skip and Flip (Brent)-13 (11)
34 25 LONELY WEEKENDS –•– Charlie Rich (Phillips International)-16 (22)
35 42 THEME FOR YOUNG LOVERS –•– Percy Faith and His Orchestra (Columbia)-8 (35)
36 63 WHEN WILL I BE LOVED –•– The Everly Brothers (Cadence)-5 (36)
37 44 THEME FROM “THE UNFORGIVEN” (The Need For Love) –•– Don Costa (United Artists)-9 (37)
38 23 GREENFIELDS –•– The Brothers Four (Columbia)-19 (2)
39 40 ALL I COULD DO WAS CRY –•– Etta James (Argo)-9 (33)
40 72 TELL LAURA I LOVE HER –•– Ray Peterson (RCA Victor)-3 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

43 37 TRAIN OF LOVE –•– Annette with the Afterbeats (Buena Vista)-4 (37)
45 32 CRADLE OF LOVE –•– Johnny Preston (Mercury)-14 (7)
52 28 JUMP OVER –•– Freddy Cannon (Swan)-8 (28)
55 35 DOGGIN’ AROUND –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-13 (15)
56 38 LET THE LITTLE GIRL DANCE –•– Billy Bland (Old Town)-20 (7)

POWER PLAYS

41 47 SOMETHING HAPPENED –•– Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)-5 (41)
42 52 ONE OF US (Will Weep Tonight) –•– Patti Page (Mercury)-4 (42)
44 45 WALKING THE FLOOR OVER YOU –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-6 (44)
46 57 WALKING TO NEW ORLEANS –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-2 (46)
47 55 MOUNTAIN OF LOVE –•– Harold Dorman (Rita)-18 (21)
48 60 I’M GETTIN’ BETTER –•– Jim Reeves (RCA Victor)-2 (48)
49 49 DOWN YONDER –•– Johnny and the Hurricanes (Big Top)-5 (49)
50 50 SPRING RAIN –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-5 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

71 — JOSEPHINE –•– Bill Black’s Combo (Hi)-1 (71)
85 — QUESTION –•– Lloyd Price (ABC-Paramount)-1 (85)
86 — YOU’VE GOT THE POWER –•– James Brown (Federal)-1 (86)
87 — HEARTBREAK (It’s Hurtin’ Me) –•– Little Willie John (King)-4 (77)
88 — FOUND LOVE –•– Jimmy Reed (Vee-Jay)-3 (88)
89 — THERE’S A STAR SPANGLED BANNER WAVING #2 (The Ballad Of Francis Powers) –•– Red River Dave (Savoy)-1 (89)
90 — HEARTBREAK (It’s Hurtin’ Me) –•– Jon Thomas (ABC-Paramount)-3 (90)
91 — MARIA –•– Johnny Mathis (Columbia)-2 (91)
92 — STICKS AND STONES –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-1 (92)
94 — THINK –•– James Brown (Federal)-8 (33)
96 — DON’T COME KNOCKIN’ –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-1 (96)
97 — YOU WERE BORN TO BE LOVED –•– Billy Bland (Old Town)-1 (97)
98 — I’VE BEEN LOVED BEFORE –•– Shirley and Lee (Warwick)-1 (98)

US Hot 40 Singles for the Week Ending 10th July, 1960

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1 1 EVERYBODY’S SOMEBODY’S FOOL –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-9 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 3 ALLEY-OOP –•– Hollywood Argyles (Lute)-6 (2)
3 6 I’M SORRY –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-6 (3)
4 5 BECAUSE THEY’RE YOUNG –•– Duane Eddy (Jamie)-7 (4)
5 2 CATHY’S CLOWN –•– The Everly Brothers (Warner Brothers)-12 (1)
6 17 THAT’S ALL YOU GOTTA DO –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-5 (6)
7 4 BURNING BRIDGES –•– Jack Scott (Top Rank)-12 (3)
8 11 MY HOME TOWN –•– Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)-7 (8)
9 15 MULE SKINNER BLUES –•– The Fendermen (Soma)-7 (9)
10 7 A ROCKIN’ GOOD WAY (To Mess Around and Fall In Love) –•– Dinah Washington and Brook Benton (Mercury)-7 (7)
——
11 23 ONLY THE LONELY (Know How I Feel) –•– Roy Orbison (Monument)-5 (11)
12 12 WONDERFUL WORLD –•– Sam Cooke (Keen)-9 (12)
13 8 PAPER ROSES –•– Anita Bryant (Carlton)-13 (5)
14 14 HAPPY-GO-LUCKY-ME –•– Paul Evans (Guaranteed)-10 (10)
15 16 ALLEY-OOP –•– Dante and the Evergreens (Madison)-6 (15)
16 24 PLEASE HELP ME, I’M FALLING –•– Hank Locklin (RCA Victor)-7 (16)
17 9 GOOD TIMIN’ –•– Jimmy Jones (Cub)-12 (3)
18 25 I REALLY DON’T WANT TO KNOW –•– Tommy Edwards (MGM)-7 (18)
19 21 WON’T YOU COME HOME BILL BAILEY –•– Bobby Darin (Atco)-7 (19)
20 36 WHEN WILL I BE LOVED –•– The Everly Brothers (Cadence)-6 (20)
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21 10 SWINGIN’ SCHOOL –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-9 (5)
22 40 TELL LAURA I LOVE HER –•– Ray Peterson (RCA Victor)-4 (22)
23 20 JEALOUS OF YOU (Tango Della Gelosia) –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-7 (19)
24 13 LOVE YOU SO –•– Ron Holden (Donna)-14 (7)
25 29 RUNAROUND –•– The Fleetwoods (Dolton)-7 (25)
26 18 YOUNG EMOTIONS –•– Ricky Nelson (Imperial)-11 (12)
27 37 THEME FROM “THE UNFORGIVEN” (The Need For Love) –•– Don Costa (United Artists)-10 (27)
28 27 MACK THE KNIFE –•– Ella Fitzgerald (Verve)-10 (27)
29 32 PENNIES FROM HEAVEN –•– The Skyliners (Calico)-9 (29)
30 19 HE’LL HAVE TO STAY –•– Jeanne Black (Capitol)-10 (4)
——
31 46 WALKING TO NEW ORLEANS –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-3 (31)
32 26 DING-A-LING –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-9 (18)
33 71 JOSEPHINE –•– Bill Black’s Combo (Hi)-2 (33)
34 42 ONE OF US (Will Weep Tonight) –•– Patti Page (Mercury)-5 (34)
35 66 LOOK FOR A STAR –•– Garry Miles (Liberty)-3 (35)
36 28 ANOTHER SLEEPLESS NIGHT –•– Jimmy Clanton (Ace)-11 (22)
37 68 LOOK FOR A STAR –•– Deane Hawley (Dore)-3 (37)
38 43 TRAIN OF LOVE –•– Annette with the Afterbeats (Buena Vista)-5 (37)
39 22 STUCK ON YOU –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-14 (1)
40 31 SIXTEEN REASONS –•– Connie Stevens (Warner Brothers)-23 (3)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

44 30 NIGHT –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-16 (4)
45 38 GREENFIELDS –•– The Brothers Four (Columbia)-20 (2)
47 34 LONELY WEEKENDS –•– Charlie Rich (Phillips International)-17 (22)
51 39 ALL I COULD DO WAS CRY –•– Etta James (Argo)-10 (33)
52 35 THEME FOR YOUNG LOVERS –•– Percy Faith and His Orchestra (Columbia)-9 (35)
57 33 CHERRY PIE –•– Skip and Flip (Brent)-14 (11)

POWER PLAYS

41 41 SOMETHING HAPPENED –•– Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)-6 (41)
42 48 I’M GETTIN’ BETTER –•– Jim Reeves (RCA Victor)-3 (42)
43 53 IMAGE OF A GIRL –•– The Safaris (Eldo)-5 (43)
46 80 THERE’S SOMETHING ON YOUR MIND (Part 2) –•– Bobby Marchan (Fire)-4 (46)
48 49 DOWN YONDER –•– Johnny and the Hurricanes (Big Top)-6 (48)
49 51 CLAP YOUR HANDS –•– The Beau-Marks (Shad)-8 (49)
50 61 IS A BLUE BIRD BLUE –•– Conway Twitty (MGM)-4 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

59 — ITSY BITSY TEENIE WEENIE YELLOW POLKA DOT BIKINI –•– Brian Hyland (Leader/Kapp)-1 (59)
78 — MY TANI –•– The Brothers Four (Columbia)-1 (78)
82 — JOHNNY FREEDOM –•– Johnny Horton (Columbia)-1 (82)
91 — ONE BOY –•– Joanie Sommers (Warner Brothers)-1 (91)
93 — DO YOU MIND –•– Andy Williams (Columbia)-1 (93)
95 — I SHOT MR. LEE –•– The Bobbettes (Triple-X)-1 (95)
96 — SECOND HONEYMOON –•– Johnny Cash (Columbia)-1 (96)
98 — TOO YOUNG TO GO STEADY –•– Connie Stevens (Warner Brothers)-1 (98)
100 — OVER THE RAINBOW –•– The Demensions (Mohawk)-1 (100)

US Hot 40 Singles for the Week Ending 17th July, 1960

TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

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1 2 ALLEY-OOP –•– Hollywood Argyles (Lute)-7 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 3 I’M SORRY –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-7 (2)
3 1 EVERYBODY’S SOMEBODY’S FOOL –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-10 (1)
4 4 BECAUSE THEY’RE YOUNG –•– Duane Eddy (Jamie)-8 (4)
5 9 MULE SKINNER BLUES –•– The Fendermen (Soma)-8 (5)
6 11 ONLY THE LONELY (Know How I Feel) –•– Roy Orbison (Monument)-6 (6)
7 6 THAT’S ALL YOU GOTTA DO –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-6 (6)
8 8 MY HOME TOWN –•– Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)-8 (8)
9 10 A ROCKIN’ GOOD WAY (To Mess Around and Fall In Love) –•– Dinah Washington and Brook Benton (Mercury)-8 (7)
10 20 WHEN WILL I BE LOVED –•– The Everly Brothers (Cadence)-7 (10)
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11 7 BURNING BRIDGES –•– Jack Scott (Top Rank)-13 (3)
12 22 TELL LAURA I LOVE HER –•– Ray Peterson (RCA Victor)-5 (12)
13 5 CATHY’S CLOWN –•– The Everly Brothers (Warner Brothers)-13 (1)
14 16 PLEASE HELP ME, I’M FALLING –•– Hank Locklin (RCA Victor)-8 (14)
15 15 ALLEY-OOP –•– Dante and the Evergreens (Madison)-7 (15)
16 13 PAPER ROSES –•– Anita Bryant (Carlton)-14 (5)
17 43 IMAGE OF A GIRL –•– The Safaris (Eldo)-6 (17)
18 12 WONDERFUL WORLD –•– Sam Cooke (Keen)-10 (12)
19 14 HAPPY-GO-LUCKY-ME –•– Paul Evans (Guaranteed)-11 (10)
20 59 ITSY BITSY TEENIE WEENIE YELLOW POLKA DOT BIKINI –•– Brian Hyland (Leader/Kapp)-2 (20)
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21 31 WALKING TO NEW ORLEANS –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-4 (21)
22 24 LOVE YOU SO –•– Ron Holden (Donna)-15 (7)
23 25 RUNAROUND –•– The Fleetwoods (Dolton)-8 (23)
24 23 JEALOUS OF YOU (Tango Della Gelosia) –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-8 (19)
25 35 LOOK FOR A STAR –•– Garry Miles (Liberty)-4 (25)
26 29 PENNIES FROM HEAVEN –•– The Skyliners (Calico)-10 (26)
27 27 THEME FROM “THE UNFORGIVEN” (The Need For Love) –•– Don Costa (United Artists)-11 (27)
28 33 JOSEPHINE –•– Bill Black’s Combo (Hi)-3 (28)
29 18 I REALLY DON’T WANT TO KNOW –•– Tommy Edwards (MGM)-8 (18)
30 19 WON’T YOU COME HOME BILL BAILEY –•– Bobby Darin (Atco)-8 (19)
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31 34 ONE OF US (Will Weep Tonight) –•– Patti Page (Mercury)-6 (31)
32 37 LOOK FOR A STAR –•– Deane Hawley (Dore)-4 (32)
33 46 THERE’S SOMETHING ON YOUR MIND (Part 2) –•– Bobby Marchan (Fire)-5 (33)
34 79 MISSION BELL –•– Donnie Brooks (Era)-5 (34)
35 17 GOOD TIMIN’ –•– Jimmy Jones (Cub)-13 (3)
36 38 TRAIN OF LOVE –•– Annette with the Afterbeats (Buena Vista)-6 (36)
37 42 I’M GETTIN’ BETTER –•– Jim Reeves (RCA Victor)-4 (37)
38 21 SWINGIN’ SCHOOL –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-10 (5)
39 28 MACK THE KNIFE –•– Ella Fitzgerald (Verve)-11 (27)
40 50 IS A BLUE BIRD BLUE –•– Conway Twitty (MGM)-5 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

41 26 YOUNG EMOTIONS –•– Ricky Nelson (Imperial)-12 (12)
43 32 DING-A-LING –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-10 (18)
44 36 ANOTHER SLEEPLESS NIGHT –•– Jimmy Clanton (Ace)-12 (22)
49 30 HE’LL HAVE TO STAY –•– Jeanne Black (Capitol)-11 (4)
50 39 STUCK ON YOU –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-15 (1)
61 40 SIXTEEN REASONS –•– Connie Stevens (Warner Brothers)-24 (3)

POWER PLAYS

42 75 THIS BITTER EARTH –•– Dinah Washington (Mercury)-4 (42)
45 49 CLAP YOUR HANDS –•– The Beau-Marks (Shad)-9 (45)
46 56 LOOK FOR A STAR –•– Billy Vaughn and His Orchestra (Dot)-4 (46)
47 55 DOGGIN’ AROUND –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-15 (15)
48 51 ALL I COULD DO WAS CRY –•– Etta James (Argo)-11 (33)

NEW THIS WEEK

79 — I’LL BE THERE –•– Bobby Darin (Atco)-1 (79)
80 — (You Were Made For) ALL MY LOVE –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-1 (80)
82 — BE BOP A-LULA –•– The Everly Brothers (Cadence)-1 (82)
89 — DOWN THE STREET TO 301 –•– Johnny Cash and the Tennessee Two (Sun)-1 (89)
90 — A WOMAN, A LOVER, A FRIEND –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-1 (90)
92 — HOT ROD LINCOLN –•– Charlie Ryan and the Timberline Riders (4 Star)-7 (78)
94 — IN MY LITTLE CORNER OF THE WORLD –•– Anita Bryant (Carlton)-1 (94)
96 — I’VE BEEN LOVED BEFORE –•– Shirley and Lee (Warwick)-2 (96)
98 — THAT’S WHEN I CRIED –•– Jimmy Jones (Cub)-1 (98)
100 — MY SHOES KEEP WALKING BACK TO YOU –•– Guy Mitchell (Columbia)-1 (100)

US Hot 40 Singles for the Week Ending 24th July, 1960

TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

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1 2 I’M SORRY –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-8 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 1 ALLEY-OOP –•– Hollywood Argyles (Lute)-8 (1)
3 3 EVERYBODY’S SOMEBODY’S FOOL –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-11 (1)
4 6 ONLY THE LONELY (Know How I Feel) –•– Roy Orbison (Monument)-7 (4)
5 4 BECAUSE THEY’RE YOUNG –•– Duane Eddy (Jamie)-9 (4)
6 7 THAT’S ALL YOU GOTTA DO –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-7 (6)
7 5 MULE SKINNER BLUES –•– The Fendermen (Soma)-9 (5)
8 10 WHEN WILL I BE LOVED –•– The Everly Brothers (Cadence)-8 (8)
9 12 TELL LAURA I LOVE HER –•– Ray Peterson (RCA Victor)-6 (9)
10 20 ITSY BITSY TEENIE WEENIE YELLOW POLKA DOT BIKINI –•– Brian Hyland (Leader/Kapp)-3 (10)
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11 9 A ROCKIN’ GOOD WAY (To Mess Around and Fall In Love) –•– Dinah Washington and Brook Benton (Mercury)-9 (7)
12 8 MY HOME TOWN –•– Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)-9 (8)
13 21 WALKING TO NEW ORLEANS –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-5 (13)
14 17 IMAGE OF A GIRL –•– The Safaris (Eldo)-7 (14)
15 14 PLEASE HELP ME, I’M FALLING –•– Hank Locklin (RCA Victor)-9 (14)
16 13 CATHY’S CLOWN –•– The Everly Brothers (Warner Brothers)-14 (1)
17 18 WONDERFUL WORLD –•– Sam Cooke (Keen)-11 (12)
18 28 JOSEPHINE –•– Bill Black’s Combo (Hi)-4 (18)
19 11 BURNING BRIDGES –•– Jack Scott (Top Rank)-14 (3)
20 15 ALLEY-OOP –•– Dante and the Evergreens (Madison)-8 (15)
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21 22 LOVE YOU SO –•– Ron Holden (Donna)-16 (7)
22 25 LOOK FOR A STAR –•– Garry Miles (Liberty)-5 (22)
23 16 PAPER ROSES –•– Anita Bryant (Carlton)-15 (5)
24 26 PENNIES FROM HEAVEN –•– The Skyliners (Calico)-11 (24)
25 34 MISSION BELL –•– Donnie Brooks (Era)-6 (25)
26 57 TROUBLE IN PARADISE –•– The Crests Featuring Johnny Maestro (Coed)-6 (26)
27 24 JEALOUS OF YOU (Tango Della Gelosia) –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-9 (19)
28 53 FINGER POPPIN’ TIME –•– Hank Ballard and the Midnighters (King)-10 (28)
29 19 HAPPY-GO-LUCKY-ME –•– Paul Evans (Guaranteed)-12 (10)
30 32 LOOK FOR A STAR –•– Deane Hawley (Dore)-5 (30)
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31 33 THERE’S SOMETHING ON YOUR MIND (Part 2) –•– Bobby Marchan (Fire)-6 (31)
32 30 WON’T YOU COME HOME BILL BAILEY –•– Bobby Darin (Atco)-9 (19)
33 23 RUNAROUND –•– The Fleetwoods (Dolton)-9 (23)
34 27 THEME FROM “THE UNFORGIVEN” (The Need For Love) –•– Don Costa (United Artists)-12 (27)
35 40 IS A BLUE BIRD BLUE –•– Conway Twitty (MGM)-6 (35)
36 58 QUESTION –•– Lloyd Price (ABC-Paramount)-4 (36)
37 42 THIS BITTER EARTH –•– Dinah Washington (Mercury)-5 (37)
38 52 DON’T COME KNOCKIN’ –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-4 (38)
39 46 LOOK FOR A STAR –•– Billy Vaughn and His Orchestra (Dot)-5 (39)
40 56 LOOK FOR A STAR (Part 1) –•– Garry Mills (Imperial)-5 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

42 37 I’M GETTIN’ BETTER –•– Jim Reeves (RCA Victor)-5 (37)
45 29 I REALLY DON’T WANT TO KNOW –•– Tommy Edwards (MGM)-9 (18)
46 38 SWINGIN’ SCHOOL –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-11 (5)
48 31 ONE OF US (Will Weep Tonight) –•– Patti Page (Mercury)-7 (31)
52 39 MACK THE KNIFE –•– Ella Fitzgerald (Verve)-12 (27)
53 35 GOOD TIMIN’ –•– Jimmy Jones (Cub)-14 (3)
54 36 TRAIN OF LOVE –•– Annette with the Afterbeats (Buena Vista)-7 (36)

POWER PLAYS

41 73 FEELS SO FINE –•– Johnny Preston (Mercury)-5 (41)
43 66 STICKS AND STONES –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-4 (43)
44 — IT’S NOW OR NEVER –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-1 (44)
47 51 SOMETHING HAPPENED –•– Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)-8 (41)
49 45 CLAP YOUR HANDS –•– The Beau-Marks (Shad)-10 (45)
50 55 HEY LITTLE ONE –•– Dorsey Burnette (Era)-7 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

44 — IT’S NOW OR NEVER –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-1 (44)
60 — VOLARE (Nel Blu Di Pinto Di Blu) –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-1 (60)
70 — HEARTBREAK (It’s Hurtin’ Me) –•– Jon Thomas (ABC-Paramount)-5 (70)
82 — PLEASE HELP ME, I’M FALLING –•– Rusty Draper (Mercury)-1 (82)
87 — THE TWIST –•– Hank Ballard and the Midnighters (King)-1 (87)
88 — WALK–DON’T RUN –•– The Ventures (Dolton)-1 (88)
90 — TA TA –•– Clyde McPhatter (Mercury)-1 (90)
92 — DO YOU MIND –•– Anthony Newley (London)-1 (92)
95 — IN THE STILL OF THE NIGHT –•– Dion and the Belmonts (Laurie)-1 (95)
97 — BIG BOY PETE –•– The Olympics (Arvee)-3 (92)
98 — MIO AMORE –•– The Flamingos (End)-1 (98)
100 — NIGHT TRAIN –•– The Viscounts (Madison)-1 (100)

US Hot 40 Singles for the Week Ending 31st July, 1960

TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

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1 1 I’M SORRY –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-9 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 4 ONLY THE LONELY (Know How I Feel) –•– Roy Orbison (Monument)-8 (2)
3 2 ALLEY-OOP –•– Hollywood Argyles (Lute)-9 (1)
4 3 EVERYBODY’S SOMEBODY’S FOOL –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-12 (1)
5 10 ITSY BITSY TEENIE WEENIE YELLOW POLKA DOT BIKINI –•– Brian Hyland (Leader/Kapp)-4 (5)
6 7 MULE SKINNER BLUES –•– The Fendermen (Soma)-10 (5)
7 14 IMAGE OF A GIRL –•– The Safaris (Eldo)-8 (7)
8 9 TELL LAURA I LOVE HER –•– Ray Peterson (RCA Victor)-7 (8)
9 15 PLEASE HELP ME, I’M FALLING –•– Hank Locklin (RCA Victor)-10 (9)
10 6 THAT’S ALL YOU GOTTA DO –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-8 (6)
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11 8 WHEN WILL I BE LOVED –•– The Everly Brothers (Cadence)-9 (8)
12 5 BECAUSE THEY’RE YOUNG –•– Duane Eddy (Jamie)-10 (4)
13 13 WALKING TO NEW ORLEANS –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-6 (13)
14 44 IT’S NOW OR NEVER –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-2 (14)
15 11 A ROCKIN’ GOOD WAY (To Mess Around and Fall In Love) –•– Dinah Washington and Brook Benton (Mercury)-10 (7)
16 12 MY HOME TOWN –•– Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)-10 (8)
17 28 FINGER POPPIN’ TIME –•– Hank Ballard and the Midnighters (King)-11 (17)
18 22 LOOK FOR A STAR –•– Garry Miles (Liberty)-6 (18)
19 18 JOSEPHINE –•– Bill Black’s Combo (Hi)-5 (18)
20 25 MISSION BELL –•– Donnie Brooks (Era)-7 (20)
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21 26 TROUBLE IN PARADISE –•– The Crests Featuring Johnny Maestro (Coed)-7 (21)
22 38 DON’T COME KNOCKIN’ –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-5 (22)
23 36 QUESTION –•– Lloyd Price (ABC-Paramount)-5 (23)
24 39 LOOK FOR A STAR –•– Billy Vaughn and His Orchestra (Dot)-6 (24)
25 41 FEELS SO FINE –•– Johnny Preston (Mercury)-6 (25)
26 40 LOOK FOR A STAR (Part 1) –•– Garry Mills (Imperial)-6 (26)
27 37 THIS BITTER EARTH –•– Dinah Washington (Mercury)-6 (27)
28 20 ALLEY-OOP –•– Dante and the Evergreens (Madison)-9 (15)
29 30 LOOK FOR A STAR –•– Deane Hawley (Dore)-6 (29)
30 17 WONDERFUL WORLD –•– Sam Cooke (Keen)-12 (12)
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31 16 CATHY’S CLOWN –•– The Everly Brothers (Warner Brothers)-15 (1)
32 24 PENNIES FROM HEAVEN –•– The Skyliners (Calico)-12 (24)
33 19 BURNING BRIDGES –•– Jack Scott (Top Rank)-15 (3)
34 45 I REALLY DON’T WANT TO KNOW –•– Tommy Edwards (MGM)-10 (18)
35 48 ONE OF US (Will Weep Tonight) –•– Patti Page (Mercury)-8 (31)
36 27 JEALOUS OF YOU (Tango Della Gelosia) –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-10 (19)
37 35 IS A BLUE BIRD BLUE –•– Conway Twitty (MGM)-7 (35)
38 75 HEARTBREAK (It’s Hurtin’ Me) –•– Little Willie John (King)-8 (38)
39 88 WALK–DON’T RUN –•– The Ventures (Dolton)-2 (39)
40 31 THERE’S SOMETHING ON YOUR MIND (Part 2) –•– Bobby Marchan (Fire)-7 (31)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

42 21 LOVE YOU SO –•– Ron Holden (Donna)-17 (7)
44 23 PAPER ROSES –•– Anita Bryant (Carlton)-16 (5)
46 33 RUNAROUND –•– The Fleetwoods (Dolton)-10 (23)
47 29 HAPPY-GO-LUCKY-ME –•– Paul Evans (Guaranteed)-13 (10)
54 32 WON’T YOU COME HOME BILL BAILEY –•– Bobby Darin (Atco)-10 (19)
90 34 THEME FROM “THE UNFORGIVEN” (The Need For Love) –•– Don Costa (United Artists)-13 (27)

POWER PLAYS

41 66 IS THERE ANY CHANCE –•– Marty Robbins (Columbia)-6 (41)
43 42 I’M GETTIN’ BETTER –•– Jim Reeves (RCA Victor)-6 (37)
45 51 WHERE ARE YOU –•– Frankie Avalon (Chancellor)-7 (45)
48 60 VOLARE (Nel Blu Di Pinto Di Blu) –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-2 (48)
49 62 (You Were Made For) ALL MY LOVE –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-3 (49)
50 61 IN MY LITTLE CORNER OF THE WORLD –•– Anita Bryant (Carlton)-3 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

53 — A MESS OF BLUES –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-1 (53)
82 — I KNOW ONE –•– Jim Reeves (RCA Victor)-1 (82)
86 — DREAMIN’ –•– Johnny Burnette (Liberty)-1 (86)
88 — MY SHOES KEEP WALKING BACK TO YOU –•– Guy Mitchell (Columbia)-2 (88)
89 — LISA –•– Jeanne Black (Capitol)-1 (89)
91 — WHIP IT ON ME –•– Jessie Hill (Minit)-1 (91)
92 — HONKY-TONK GIRL –•– Johnny Cash (Columbia)-1 (92)
95 — HAPPY SHADES OF BLUE –•– Freddy Cannon (Swan)-1 (95)
96 — THEME FROM “THE APARTMENT” –•– Ferrante and Teicher (United Artists)-1 (96)
99 — SHE’S JUST A WHOLE LOT LIKE YOU –•– Hank Thompson (Capitol)-1 (99)
100 — COOL WATER –•– Jack Scott (Top Rank)-1 (100)

US Hot 40 Singles for the Week Ending 7th August, 1960

TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

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

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

42 38 HEARTBREAK (It’s Hurtin’ Me) –•– Little Willie John (King)-9 (38)
44 34 I REALLY DON’T WANT TO KNOW –•– Tommy Edwards (MGM)-11 (18)
45 31 CATHY’S CLOWN –•– The Everly Brothers (Warner Brothers)-16 (1)
46 33 BURNING BRIDGES –•– Jack Scott (Top Rank)-16 (3)
51 36 JEALOUS OF YOU (Tango Della Gelosia) –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-11 (19)
64 32 PENNIES FROM HEAVEN –•– The Skyliners (Calico)-13 (24)

POWER PLAYS

41 50 IN MY LITTLE CORNER OF THE WORLD –•– Anita Bryant (Carlton)-4 (41)
43 62 BAD MAN BLUNDER –•– The Kingston Trio (Capitol)-7 (43)
47 46 RUNAROUND –•– The Fleetwoods (Dolton)-11 (23)
48 56 HEY LITTLE ONE –•– Dorsey Burnette (Era)-9 (48)
49 — THE TWIST –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-1 (49)
50 43 I’M GETTIN’ BETTER –•– Jim Reeves (RCA Victor)-7 (37)

NEW THIS WEEK

49 — THE TWIST –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-1 (49)
73 — I LOVE YOU IN THE SAME OLD WAY –•– Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)-1 (73)
76 — RED SAILS IN THE SUNSET –•– The Platters Featuring Tony Williams (Mercury)-1 (76)
77 — MY LOVE –•– Nat King Cole-Stan Kenton (Capitol)-1 (77)
79 — HELLO YOUNG LOVERS –•– Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)-1 (79)
86 — FAR, FAR AWAY –•– Don Gibson (RCA Victor)-1 (86)
89 — SWINGIN’ DOWN THE LANE –•– Jerry Wallace (Challenge)-1 (89)
92 — IF I CAN’T HAVE YOU –•– Etta (James) and Harvey (Fuqua) (Chess)-1 (92)
95 — IT ONLY HAPPENED YESTERDAY –•– Jack Scott (Top Rank)-1 (95)
96 — WE GO TOGETHER –•– Jan and Dean (Dore)-1 (96)
97 — THEME FROM “ADVENTURES IN PARADISE” –•– Jerry Byrd (Monument)-1 (97)
98 — THE WRECK OF THE “JOHN B” –•– Jimmie Rodgers (Roulette)-1 (98)
99 — DEVIL OR ANGEL –•– Bobby Vee (Liberty)-1 (99)

US Hot 40 Singles for the Week Ending 14th August, 1960

TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

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1 2 ITSY BITSY TEENIE WEENIE YELLOW POLKA DOT BIKINI –•– Brian Hyland (Leader/Kapp)-6 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 1 I’M SORRY –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-11 (1)
3 3 IT’S NOW OR NEVER –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-4 (3)
4 4 ONLY THE LONELY (Know How I Feel) –•– Roy Orbison (Monument)-10 (2)
5 5 ALLEY-OOP –•– Hollywood Argyles (Lute)-11 (1)
6 6 IMAGE OF A GIRL –•– The Safaris (Eldo)-10 (6)
7 18 WALK–DON’T RUN –•– The Ventures (Dolton)-4 (7)
8 7 TELL LAURA I LOVE HER –•– Ray Peterson (RCA Victor)-9 (7)
9 8 PLEASE HELP ME, I’M FALLING –•– Hank Locklin (RCA Victor)-12 (8)
10 13 WALKING TO NEW ORLEANS –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-8 (10)
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11 49 THE TWIST –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-2 (11)
12 11 EVERYBODY’S SOMEBODY’S FOOL –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-14 (1)
13 9 MULE SKINNER BLUES –•– The Fendermen (Soma)-12 (5)
14 15 FEELS SO FINE –•– Johnny Preston (Mercury)-8 (14)
15 14 FINGER POPPIN’ TIME –•– Hank Ballard and the Midnighters (King)-13 (14)
16 16 LOOK FOR A STAR –•– Garry Miles (Liberty)-8 (16)
17 17 BECAUSE THEY’RE YOUNG –•– Duane Eddy (Jamie)-12 (4)
18 24 MISSION BELL –•– Donnie Brooks (Era)-9 (18)
19 22 QUESTION –•– Lloyd Price (ABC-Paramount)-7 (19)
20 20 TROUBLE IN PARADISE –•– The Crests Featuring Johnny Maestro (Coed)-9 (20)
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21 12 WHEN WILL I BE LOVED –•– The Everly Brothers (Cadence)-11 (8)
22 23 JOSEPHINE –•– Bill Black’s Combo (Hi)-7 (18)
23 41 IN MY LITTLE CORNER OF THE WORLD –•– Anita Bryant (Carlton)-5 (23)
24 26 (You Were Made For) ALL MY LOVE –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-5 (24)
25 58 OVER THE RAINBOW –•– The Demensions (Mohawk)-6 (25)
26 31 THIS BITTER EARTH –•– Dinah Washington (Mercury)-8 (26)
27 30 VOLARE (Nel Blu Di Pinto Di Blu) –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-4 (27)
28 19 LOOK FOR A STAR –•– Billy Vaughn and His Orchestra (Dot)-8 (19)
29 34 A WOMAN, A LOVER, A FRIEND –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-5 (29)
30 21 DON’T COME KNOCKIN’ –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-7 (21)
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31 33 IS THERE ANY CHANCE –•– Marty Robbins (Columbia)-8 (31)
32 32 WHERE ARE YOU –•– Frankie Avalon (Chancellor)-9 (32)
33 10 THAT’S ALL YOU GOTTA DO –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-10 (6)
34 25 A ROCKIN’ GOOD WAY (To Mess Around and Fall In Love) –•– Dinah Washington and Brook Benton (Mercury)-12 (7)
35 29 LOOK FOR A STAR (Part 1) –•– Garry Mills (Imperial)-8 (26)
36 85 THEME FROM “THE APARTMENT” –•– Ferrante and Teicher (United Artists)-3 (36)
37 43 BAD MAN BLUNDER –•– The Kingston Trio (Capitol)-8 (37)
38 37 IS A BLUE BIRD BLUE –•– Conway Twitty (MGM)-9 (35)
39 57 HOT ROD LINCOLN –•– Charlie Ryan and the Timberline Riders (4 Star)-11 (39)
40 67 STICKS AND STONES –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-7 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

42 28 ALLEY-OOP –•– Dante and the Evergreens (Madison)-11 (15)
43 36 LOOK FOR A STAR –•– Deane Hawley (Dore)-8 (29)
44 39 ONE OF US (Will Weep Tonight) –•– Patti Page (Mercury)-10 (31)
45 35 THERE’S SOMETHING ON YOUR MIND (Part 2) –•– Bobby Marchan (Fire)-9 (31)
51 40 A MESS OF BLUES –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-3 (40)
54 27 MY HOME TOWN –•– Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)-12 (8)
68 38 WONDERFUL WORLD –•– Sam Cooke (Keen)-14 (12)

POWER PLAYS

41 59 DREAMIN’ –•– Johnny Burnette (Liberty)-3 (41)
46 66 IN THE STILL OF THE NIGHT –•– Dion and the Belmonts (Laurie)-4 (46)
47 44 I REALLY DON’T WANT TO KNOW –•– Tommy Edwards (MGM)-12 (18)
48 55 HEARTBREAK (It’s Hurtin’ Me) –•– Jon Thomas (ABC-Paramount)-8 (48)
49 42 HEARTBREAK (It’s Hurtin’ Me) –•– Little Willie John (King)-10 (38)
50 60 MY TANI –•– The Brothers Four (Columbia)-6 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

59 — KIDDIO –•– Brook Benton (Mercury)-1 (59)
75 — NEVER ON SUNDAY –•– Don Costa and His Orchestra and Chorus (United Artists)-1 (75)
80 — YOGI –•– The Ivy Three (Shell)-1 (80)
81 — ANYMORE –•– Teresa Brewer (Coral)-1 (81)
84 — LITTLE BITTY PRETTY ONE –•– Frankie Lymon (Roulette)-1 (84)
87 — YOU MEAN EVERYTHING TO ME –•– Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)-1 (87)
90 — THE BRIGADE OF BROKEN HEARTS –•– Paul Evans (Guaranteed)-1 (90)
93 — HOT ROD LINCOLN –•– Johnny Bond (Republic)-1 (93)
96 — BLUE VELVET –•– The Statues (Liberty)-1 (96)
98 — SHE’S MINE –•– Conway Twitty (MGM)-1 (98)
99 — NO –•– Dodie Stevens (Dot)-1 (99)
100 — RUN SAMSON RUN –•– Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)-1 (100)

US Hot 40 Singles for the Week Ending 21st August, 1960

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1 3 IT’S NOW OR NEVER –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-5 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 1 ITSY BITSY TEENIE WEENIE YELLOW POLKA DOT BIKINI –•– Brian Hyland (Leader/Kapp)-7 (1)
3 2 I’M SORRY –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-12 (1)
4 4 ONLY THE LONELY (Know How I Feel) –•– Roy Orbison (Monument)-11 (2)
5 7 WALK–DON’T RUN –•– The Ventures (Dolton)-5 (5)
6 10 WALKING TO NEW ORLEANS –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-9 (6)
7 15 FINGER POPPIN’ TIME –•– Hank Ballard and the Midnighters (King)-14 (7)
8 11 THE TWIST –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-3 (8)
9 8 TELL LAURA I LOVE HER –•– Ray Peterson (RCA Victor)-10 (7)
10 6 IMAGE OF A GIRL –•– The Safaris (Eldo)-11 (6)
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11 27 VOLARE (Nel Blu Di Pinto Di Blu) –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-5 (11)
12 18 MISSION BELL –•– Donnie Brooks (Era)-10 (12)
13 9 PLEASE HELP ME, I’M FALLING –•– Hank Locklin (RCA Victor)-13 (8)
14 24 (You Were Made For) ALL MY LOVE –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-6 (14)
15 23 IN MY LITTLE CORNER OF THE WORLD –•– Anita Bryant (Carlton)-6 (15)
16 5 ALLEY-OOP –•– Hollywood Argyles (Lute)-12 (1)
17 13 MULE SKINNER BLUES –•– The Fendermen (Soma)-13 (5)
18 14 FEELS SO FINE –•– Johnny Preston (Mercury)-9 (14)
19 29 A WOMAN, A LOVER, A FRIEND –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-6 (19)
20 12 EVERYBODY’S SOMEBODY’S FOOL –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-15 (1)
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21 20 TROUBLE IN PARADISE –•– The Crests Featuring Johnny Maestro (Coed)-10 (20)
22 16 LOOK FOR A STAR –•– Garry Miles (Liberty)-9 (16)
23 36 THEME FROM “THE APARTMENT” –•– Ferrante and Teicher (United Artists)-4 (23)
24 26 THIS BITTER EARTH –•– Dinah Washington (Mercury)-9 (24)
25 17 BECAUSE THEY’RE YOUNG –•– Duane Eddy (Jamie)-13 (4)
26 19 QUESTION –•– Lloyd Price (ABC-Paramount)-8 (19)
27 25 OVER THE RAINBOW –•– The Demensions (Mohawk)-7 (25)
28 41 DREAMIN’ –•– Johnny Burnette (Liberty)-4 (28)
29 22 JOSEPHINE –•– Bill Black’s Combo (Hi)-8 (18)
30 21 WHEN WILL I BE LOVED –•– The Everly Brothers (Cadence)-12 (8)
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31 28 LOOK FOR A STAR –•– Billy Vaughn and His Orchestra (Dot)-9 (19)
32 51 A MESS OF BLUES –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-4 (32)
33 30 DON’T COME KNOCKIN’ –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-8 (21)
34 32 WHERE ARE YOU –•– Frankie Avalon (Chancellor)-10 (32)
35 33 THAT’S ALL YOU GOTTA DO –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-11 (6)
36 31 IS THERE ANY CHANCE –•– Marty Robbins (Columbia)-9 (31)
37 44 ONE OF US (Will Weep Tonight) –•– Patti Page (Mercury)-11 (31)
38 46 IN THE STILL OF THE NIGHT –•– Dion and the Belmonts (Laurie)-5 (38)
39 35 LOOK FOR A STAR (Part 1) –•– Garry Mills (Imperial)-9 (26)
40 37 BAD MAN BLUNDER –•– The Kingston Trio (Capitol)-9 (37)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

43 38 IS A BLUE BIRD BLUE –•– Conway Twitty (MGM)-10 (35)
50 39 HOT ROD LINCOLN –•– Charlie Ryan and the Timberline Riders (4 Star)-12 (39)
67 34 A ROCKIN’ GOOD WAY (To Mess Around and Fall In Love) –•– Dinah Washington and Brook Benton (Mercury)-13 (7)
70 40 STICKS AND STONES –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-8 (40)

POWER PLAYS

41 59 KIDDIO –•– Brook Benton (Mercury)-2 (41)
42 93 HOT ROD LINCOLN –•– Johnny Bond (Republic)-2 (42)
44 58 RED SAILS IN THE SUNSET –•– The Platters Featuring Tony Williams (Mercury)-3 (44)
45 42 ALLEY-OOP –•– Dante and The Evergreens (Madison)-12 (15)
46 49 HEARTBREAK (It’s Hurtin’ Me) –•– Little Willie John (King)-11 (38)
47 55 TA TA –•– Clyde McPhatter (Mercury)-5 (47)
48 43 LOOK FOR A STAR –•– Deane Hawley (Dore)-9 (29)
49 48 HEARTBREAK (It’s Hurtin’ Me) –•– Jon Thomas (ABC-Paramount)-9 (48)

NEW THIS WEEK

56 — MY HEART HAS A MIND OF ITS OWN –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-1 (56)
79 — CHAIN GANG –•– Sam Cooke (RCA Victor)-1 (79)
81 — YOU’RE LOOKING GOOD –•– Dee Clark (Vee-Jay)-1 (81)
83 — (I Do the) SHIMMY SHIMMY –•– Bobby Freeman (King)-1 (83)
85 — BONGO BONGO BONGO –•– Preston Epps (Original Sound)-1 (85)
90 — A KOOKIE LITTLE PARADISE –•– Jo Ann Campbell (ABC-Paramount)-1 (90)
91 — DO YOU MIND –•– Anthony Newley (London)-2 (91)
94 — HONEST I DO –•– The Innocents (Indigo)-1 (94)
95 — PINEAPPLE PRINCESS –•– Annette with the Afterbeats (Buena Vista)-1 (95)
98 — KOOKIE LITTLE PARADISE –•– The Tree Swingers (Guyden)-1 (98)
99 — THE LAST DANCE –•– The McGuire Sisters (Coral)-1 (99)
100 — HOW HIGH THE MOON (Part 1) –•– Ella Fitzgerald (Verve)-1 (100)

US Hot 40 Singles for the Week Ending 28th August, 1960

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1 1 IT’S NOW OR NEVER –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-6 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 ITSY BITSY TEENIE WEENIE YELLOW POLKA DOT BIKINI –•– Brian Hyland (Leader/Kapp)-8 (1)
3 5 WALK–DON’T RUN –•– The Ventures (Dolton)-6 (3)
4 8 THE TWIST –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-4 (4)
5 3 I’M SORRY –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-13 (1)
6 4 ONLY THE LONELY (Know How I Feel) –•– Roy Orbison (Monument)-12 (2)
7 11 VOLARE (Nel Blu Di Pinto Di Blu) –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-6 (7)
8 7 FINGER POPPIN’ TIME –•– Hank Ballard and the Midnighters (King)-15 (7)
9 12 MISSION BELL –•– Donnie Brooks (Era)-11 (9)
10 10 IMAGE OF A GIRL –•– The Safaris (Eldo)-12 (6)
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11 6 WALKING TO NEW ORLEANS –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-10 (6)
12 14 (You Were Made For) ALL MY LOVE –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-7 (12)
13 13 PLEASE HELP ME, I’M FALLING –•– Hank Locklin (RCA Victor)-14 (8)
14 15 IN MY LITTLE CORNER OF THE WORLD –•– Anita Bryant (Carlton)-7 (14)
15 19 A WOMAN, A LOVER, A FRIEND –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-7 (15)
16 9 TELL LAURA I LOVE HER –•– Ray Peterson (RCA Victor)-11 (7)
17 28 DREAMIN’ –•– Johnny Burnette (Liberty)-5 (17)
18 17 MULE SKINNER BLUES –•– The Fendermen (Soma)-14 (5)
19 18 FEELS SO FINE –•– Johnny Preston (Mercury)-10 (14)
20 27 OVER THE RAINBOW –•– The Demensions (Mohawk)-8 (20)
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21 31 LOOK FOR A STAR –•– Billy Vaughn and His Orchestra (Dot)-10 (19)
22 22 LOOK FOR A STAR –•– Garry Miles (Liberty)-10 (16)
23 16 ALLEY-OOP –•– Hollywood Argyles (Lute)-13 (1)
24 20 EVERYBODY’S SOMEBODY’S FOOL –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-16 (1)
25 47 TA TA –•– Clyde McPhatter (Mercury)-6 (25)
26 21 TROUBLE IN PARADISE –•– The Crests Featuring Johnny Maestro (Coed)-11 (20)
27 23 THEME FROM “THE APARTMENT” –•– Ferrante and Teicher (United Artists)-5 (23)
28 25 BECAUSE THEY’RE YOUNG –•– Duane Eddy (Jamie)-14 (4)
29 26 QUESTION –•– Lloyd Price (ABC-Paramount)-9 (19)
30 29 JOSEPHINE –•– Bill Black’s Combo (Hi)-9 (18)
——
31 41 KIDDIO –•– Brook Benton (Mercury)-3 (31)
32 42 HOT ROD LINCOLN –•– Johnny Bond (Republic)-3 (32)
33 33 DON’T COME KNOCKIN’ –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-9 (21)
34 56 MY HEART HAS A MIND OF ITS OWN –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-2 (34)
35 51 HELLO YOUNG LOVERS –•– Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)-4 (35)
36 44 RED SAILS IN THE SUNSET –•– The Platters Featuring Tony Williams (Mercury)-4 (36)
37 24 THIS BITTER EARTH –•– Dinah Washington (Mercury)-10 (24)
38 34 WHERE ARE YOU –•– Frankie Avalon (Chancellor)-11 (32)
39 30 WHEN WILL I BE LOVED –•– The Everly Brothers (Cadence)-13 (8)
40 39 LOOK FOR A STAR (Part 1) –•– Garry Mills (Imperial)-10 (26)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

41 38 IN THE STILL OF THE NIGHT –•– Dion and the Belmonts (Laurie)-6 (38)
42 35 THAT’S ALL YOU GOTTA DO –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-12 (6)
43 36 IS THERE ANY CHANCE –•– Marty Robbins (Columbia)-10 (31)
44 40 BAD MAN BLUNDER –•– The Kingston Trio (Capitol)-10 (37)
45 32 A MESS OF BLUES –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-5 (32)
55 37 ONE OF US (Will Weep Tonight) –•– Patti Page (Mercury)-12 (31)

POWER PLAYS

46 43 IS A BLUE BIRD BLUE –•– Conway Twitty (MGM)-11 (35)
47 57 YOGI –•– The Ivy Three (Shell)-3 (47)
48 45 ALLEY-OOP –•– Dante and The Evergreens (Madison)-13 (15)
49 62 MY LOVE –•– Nat King Cole-Stan Kenton (Capitol)-4 (49)
50 64 IT ONLY HAPPENED YESTERDAY –•– Jack Scott (Top Rank)-4 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

61 — THE SAME ONE –•– Brook Benton (Mercury)-1 (61)
68 — DELIA GONE –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-1 (68)
74 — (I Can’t Help You) I’M FALLING TOO –•– Skeeter Davis (RCA Victor)-1 (74)
80 — CANDY SWEET –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-1 (80)
82 — WE GO TOGETHER –•– Jan and Dean (Dore)-3 (82)
84 — MY SHOES KEEP WALKING BACK TO YOU –•– Guy Mitchell (Columbia)-4 (82)
86 — MALAGUENA –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-1 (86)
87 — THE OLD OAKEN BUCKET –•– Tommy Sands (Capitol)-1 (87)
89 — KOMMOTION –•– Duane Eddy (Jamie)-1 (89)
90 — COME BACK –•– Jimmy Clanton (Ace)-1 (90)
94 — I KNOW ONE –•– Jim Reeves (RCA Victor)-2 (82)
95 — A MILLION TO ONE –•– Jimmy Charles (Promo)-1 (95)
99 — DIAMONDS AND PEARLS –•– The Paradons (Milestone)-1 (99)
100 — THE LOVIN’ TOUCH –•– Mark Dinning (MGM)-1 (100)

US Hot 40 Singles for the Week Ending 4th September, 1960

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1 1 IT’S NOW OR NEVER –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-7 (3 weeks at #1) (1)
2 3 WALK–DON’T RUN –•– The Ventures (Dolton)-7 (2)
3 4 THE TWIST –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-5 (3)
4 5 I’M SORRY –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-14 (1)
5 7 VOLARE (Nel Blu Di Pinto Di Blu) –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-7 (5)
6 2 ITSY BITSY TEENIE WEENIE YELLOW POLKA DOT BIKINI –•– Brian Hyland (Leader/Kapp)-9 (1)
7 8 FINGER POPPIN’ TIME –•– Hank Ballard and the Midnighters (King)-16 (7)
8 9 MISSION BELL –•– Donnie Brooks (Era)-12 (8)
9 6 ONLY THE LONELY (Know How I Feel) –•– Roy Orbison (Monument)-13 (2)
10 14 IN MY LITTLE CORNER OF THE WORLD –•– Anita Bryant (Carlton)-8 (10)
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11 17 DREAMIN’ –•– Johnny Burnette (Liberty)-6 (11)
12 27 THEME FROM “THE APARTMENT” –•– Ferrante and Teicher (United Artists)-6 (12)
13 11 WALKING TO NEW ORLEANS –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-11 (6)
14 13 PLEASE HELP ME, I’M FALLING –•– Hank Locklin (RCA Victor)-15 (8)
15 47 YOGI –•– The Ivy Three (Shell)-4 (15)
16 34 MY HEART HAS A MIND OF ITS OWN –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-3 (16)
17 20 OVER THE RAINBOW –•– The Demensions (Mohawk)-9 (17)
18 10 IMAGE OF A GIRL –•– The Safaris (Eldo)-13 (6)
19 12 (You Were Made For) ALL MY LOVE –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-8 (12)
20 19 FEELS SO FINE –•– Johnny Preston (Mercury)-11 (14)
——
21 15 A WOMAN, A LOVER, A FRIEND –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-8 (15)
22 21 LOOK FOR A STAR –•– Billy Vaughn and His Orchestra (Dot)-11 (19)
23 35 HELLO YOUNG LOVERS –•– Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)-5 (23)
24 22 LOOK FOR A STAR –•– Garry Miles (Liberty)-11 (16)
25 25 TA TA –•– Clyde McPhatter (Mercury)-7 (25)
26 16 TELL LAURA I LOVE HER –•– Ray Peterson (RCA Victor)-12 (7)
27 31 KIDDIO –•– Brook Benton (Mercury)-4 (27)
28 60 NEVER ON SUNDAY –•– Don Costa and His Orchestra and Chorus (United Artists)-4 (28)
29 32 HOT ROD LINCOLN –•– Johnny Bond (Republic)-4 (29)
30 24 EVERYBODY’S SOMEBODY’S FOOL –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-17 (1)
——
31 23 ALLEY-OOP –•– Hollywood Argyles (Lute)-14 (1)
32 18 MULE SKINNER BLUES –•– The Fendermen (Soma)-15 (5)
33 54 CHAIN GANG –•– Sam Cooke (RCA Victor)-3 (33)
34 29 QUESTION –•– Lloyd Price (ABC-Paramount)-10 (19)
35 26 TROUBLE IN PARADISE –•– The Crests Featuring Johnny Maestro (Coed)-12 (20)
36 57 YOU MEAN EVERYTHING TO ME –•– Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)-4 (36)
37 33 DON’T COME KNOCKIN’ –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-10 (21)
38 53 HOT ROD LINCOLN –•– Charlie Ryan and the Timberline Riders (4 Star)-14 (38)
39 61 THE SAME ONE –•– Brook Benton (Mercury)-2 (39)
40 58 THE TWIST –•– Hank Ballard and the Midnighters (King)-7 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

46 36 RED SAILS IN THE SUNSET –•– The Platters Featuring Tony Williams (Mercury)-5 (36)
49 37 THIS BITTER EARTH –•– Dinah Washington (Mercury)-11 (24)
53 38 WHERE ARE YOU –•– Frankie Avalon (Chancellor)-12 (32)
56 40 LOOK FOR A STAR (Part 1) –•– Garry Mills (Imperial)-11 (26)
76 30 JOSEPHINE –•– Bill Black’s Combo (Hi)-10 (18)

POWER PLAYS

41 51 I LOVE YOU IN THE SAME OLD WAY –•– Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)-5 (41)
42 74 (I Can’t Help You) I’M FALLING TOO –•– Skeeter Davis (RCA Victor)-2 (42)
43 42 THAT’S ALL YOU GOTTA DO –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-13 (6)
44 50 IT ONLY HAPPENED YESTERDAY –•– Jack Scott (Top Rank)-5 (44)
45 76 DEVIL OR ANGEL –•– Bobby Vee (Liberty)-5 (45)
47 49 MY LOVE –•– Nat King Cole-Stan Kenton (Capitol)-5 (47)
48 43 IS THERE ANY CHANCE –•– Marty Robbins (Columbia)-11 (31)
50 41 IN THE STILL OF THE NIGHT –•– Dion and The Belmonts (Laurie)-7 (38)

NEW THIS WEEK

65 — MR. CUSTER –•– Larry Verne (Era)-1 (65)
69 — LET’S HAVE A PARTY –•– Wanda Jackson (Capitol)-1 (69)
71 — I WALK THE LINE –•– Jaye P. Morgan (MGM)-1 (71)
82 — SHORTNIN’ BREAD –•– Paul Chaplain and His Emeralds (Harper)-1 (82)
86 — MANY A WONDERFUL MOMENT –•– Rosemary Clooney (RCA Victor)-1 (86)
87 — A FOOL IN LOVE –•– Ike and Tina Turner (Sue)-1 (87)
88 — THIS OLD HEART –•– James Brown (Federal)-1 (88)
93 — NICE ‘N’ EASY –•– Frank Sinatra (Capitol)-1 (93)
95 — MY LOVE FOR YOU –•– Johnny Mathis (Columbia)-1 (95)
96 — SHORTNIN’ BREAD –•– The Bell Notes (Madison)-1 (96)
97 — REVIVAL –•– Johnny and the Hurricanes (Big Top)-1 (97)
99 — VAQUERO (Cowboy) –•– The Fireballs (Top Rank)-1 (99)
100 — A TEENAGER FEELS IT TOO –•– Denny Reed (Trey)-1 (100)

US Hot 40 Singles for the Week Ending 11th September, 1960

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1 1 IT’S NOW OR NEVER –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-8 (4 weeks at #1) (1)
2 3 THE TWIST –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-6 (2)
3 2 WALK–DON’T RUN –•– The Ventures (Dolton)-8 (2)
4 5 VOLARE (Nel Blu Di Pinto Di Blu) –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-8 (4)
5 4 I’M SORRY –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-15 (1)
6 6 ITSY BITSY TEENIE WEENIE YELLOW POLKA DOT BIKINI –•– Brian Hyland (Leader/Kapp)-10 (1)
7 8 MISSION BELL –•– Donnie Brooks (Era)-13 (7)
8 7 FINGER POPPIN’ TIME –•– Hank Ballard and the Midnighters (King)-17 (7)
9 16 MY HEART HAS A MIND OF ITS OWN –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-4 (9)
10 12 THEME FROM “THE APARTMENT” –•– Ferrante and Teicher (United Artists)-7 (10)
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11 10 IN MY LITTLE CORNER OF THE WORLD –•– Anita Bryant (Carlton)-9 (10)
12 9 ONLY THE LONELY (Know How I Feel) –•– Roy Orbison (Monument)-14 (2)
13 65 MR. CUSTER –•– Larry Verne (Era)-2 (13)
14 15 YOGI –•– The Ivy Three (Shell)-5 (14)
15 14 PLEASE HELP ME, I’M FALLING –•– Hank Locklin (RCA Victor)-16 (8)
16 17 OVER THE RAINBOW –•– The Demensions (Mohawk)-10 (16)
17 27 KIDDIO –•– Brook Benton (Mercury)-5 (17)
18 11 DREAMIN’ –•– Johnny Burnette (Liberty)-7 (11)
19 19 (You Were Made For) ALL MY LOVE –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-9 (12)
20 52 A MILLION TO ONE –•– Jimmy Charles (Promo)-3 (20)
——
21 39 THE SAME ONE –•– Brook Benton (Mercury)-3 (21)
22 33 CHAIN GANG –•– Sam Cooke (RCA Victor)-4 (22)
23 23 HELLO YOUNG LOVERS –•– Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)-6 (23)
24 25 TA TA –•– Clyde McPhatter (Mercury)-8 (24)
25 13 WALKING TO NEW ORLEANS –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-12 (6)
26 28 NEVER ON SUNDAY –•– Don Costa and His Orchestra and Chorus (United Artists)-5 (26)
27 18 IMAGE OF A GIRL –•– The Safaris (Eldo)-14 (6)
28 36 YOU MEAN EVERYTHING TO ME –•– Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)-5 (28)
29 20 FEELS SO FINE –•– Johnny Preston (Mercury)-12 (14)
30 21 A WOMAN, A LOVER, A FRIEND –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-9 (15)
——
31 40 THE TWIST –•– Hank Ballard and the Midnighters (King)-8 (31)
32 45 DEVIL OR ANGEL –•– Bobby Vee (Liberty)-6 (32)
33 38 HOT ROD LINCOLN –•– Charlie Ryan and the Timberline Riders (4 Star)-15 (33)
34 32 MULE SKINNER BLUES –•– The Fendermen (Soma)-16 (5)
35 26 TELL LAURA I LOVE HER –•– Ray Peterson (RCA Victor)-13 (7)
36 29 HOT ROD LINCOLN –•– Johnny Bond (Republic)-5 (29)
37 57 PINEAPPLE PRINCESS –•– Annette with the Afterbeats (Buena Vista)-4 (37)
38 44 IT ONLY HAPPENED YESTERDAY –•– Jack Scott (Top Rank)-6 (38)
39 42 (I Can’t Help You) I’M FALLING TOO –•– Skeeter Davis (RCA Victor)-3 (39)
40 35 TROUBLE IN PARADISE –•– The Crests Featuring Johnny Maestro (Coed)-13 (20)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

41 31 ALLEY-OOP –•– Hollywood Argyles (Lute)-15 (1)
42 30 EVERYBODY’S SOMEBODY’S FOOL –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-18 (1)
45 24 LOOK FOR A STAR –•– Garry Miles (Liberty)-12 (16)
48 34 QUESTION –•– Lloyd Price (ABC-Paramount)-11 (19)
49 37 DON’T COME KNOCKIN’ –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-11 (21)
50 22 LOOK FOR A STAR –•– Billy Vaughn and His Orchestra (Dot)-12 (19)

POWER PLAYS

43 58 LISA –•– Jeanne Black (Capitol)-7 (43)
44 41 I LOVE YOU IN THE SAME OLD WAY –•– Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)-6 (41)
46 54 ANYMORE –•– Teresa Brewer (Coral)-5 (46)
47 — SO SAD (To Watch Good Love Go Bad) –•– The Everly Brothers (Warner Brothers)-1 (47)

NEW THIS WEEK

47 — SO SAD (To Watch Good Love Go Bad) –•– The Everly Brothers (Warner Brothers)-1 (47)
60 — LET THE GOOD TIMES ROLL –•– Shirley and Lee (Warwick)-1 (60)
66 — LUCILLE –•– The Everly Brothers (Warner Brothers)-1 (66)
75 — I’M NOT AFRAID –•– Ricky Nelson (Imperial)-1 (75)
76 — THREE NIGHTS A WEEK –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-1 (76)
78 — SAVE THE LAST DANCE FOR ME –•– The Drifters (Atlantic)-1 (78)
84 — SLEEP –•– Little Willie John (King)-1 (84)
85 — AND NOW –•– Della Reese (RCA Victor)-1 (85)
87 — LET’S THINK ABOUT LIVING –•– Bob Luman (Warner Brothers)-1 (87)
88 — PUT YOUR ARMS AROUND ME HONEY –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-1 (88)
90 — (You’ve Got To) MOVE TWO MOUNTAINS –•– Marv Johnson (United Artists)-1 (90)
95 — ROCKING GOOSE –•– Johnny and the Hurricanes (Big Top)-1 (95)
98 — ALVIN FOR PRESIDENT –•– David Seville and the Chipmunks (Liberty)-1 (98)
99 — NOBODY KNOWS YOU WHEN YOU’RE DOWN AND OUT –•– Nina Simone (Colpix)-1 (99)
100 — BEACHCOMBER –•– Bobby Darin at the Piano (Atco)-1 (100)

US Hot 40 Singles for the Week Ending 18th September, 1960

TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

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1 1 IT’S NOW OR NEVER –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-9 (5 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 THE TWIST –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-7 (2)
3 9 MY HEART HAS A MIND OF ITS OWN –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-5 (3)
4 13 MR. CUSTER –•– Larry Verne (Era)-3 (4)
5 3 WALK–DON’T RUN –•– The Ventures (Dolton)-9 (2)
6 22 CHAIN GANG –•– Sam Cooke (RCA Victor)-5 (6)
7 4 VOLARE (Nel Blu Di Pinto Di Blu) –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-9 (4)
8 17 KIDDIO –•– Brook Benton (Mercury)-6 (8)
9 14 YOGI –•– The Ivy Three (Shell)-6 (9)
10 7 MISSION BELL –•– Donnie Brooks (Era)-14 (7)
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11 18 DREAMIN’ –•– Johnny Burnette (Liberty)-8 (11)
12 10 THEME FROM “THE APARTMENT” –•– Ferrante and Teicher (United Artists)-8 (10)
13 20 A MILLION TO ONE –•– Jimmy Charles (Promo)-4 (13)
14 6 ITSY BITSY TEENIE WEENIE YELLOW POLKA DOT BIKINI –•– Brian Hyland (Leader/Kapp)-11 (1)
15 8 FINGER POPPIN’ TIME –•– Hank Ballard and the Midnighters (King)-18 (7)
16 11 IN MY LITTLE CORNER OF THE WORLD –•– Anita Bryant (Carlton)-10 (10)
17 47 SO SAD (To Watch Good Love Go Bad) –•– The Everly Brothers (Warner Brothers)-2 (17)
18 16 OVER THE RAINBOW –•– The Demensions (Mohawk)-11 (16)
19 21 THE SAME ONE –•– Brook Benton (Mercury)-4 (19)
20 5 I’M SORRY –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-16 (1)
——
21 15 PLEASE HELP ME, I’M FALLING –•– Hank Locklin (RCA Victor)-17 (8)
22 28 YOU MEAN EVERYTHING TO ME –•– Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)-6 (22)
23 24 TA TA –•– Clyde McPhatter (Mercury)-9 (23)
24 23 HELLO YOUNG LOVERS –•– Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)-7 (23)
25 12 ONLY THE LONELY (Know How I Feel) –•– Roy Orbison (Monument)-15 (2)
26 32 DEVIL OR ANGEL –•– Bobby Vee (Liberty)-7 (26)
27 19 (You Were Made For) ALL MY LOVE –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-10 (12)
28 37 PINEAPPLE PRINCESS –•– Annette with the Afterbeats (Buena Vista)-5 (28)
29 31 THE TWIST –•– Hank Ballard and the Midnighters (King)-9 (29)
30 27 IMAGE OF A GIRL –•– The Safaris (Eldo)-15 (6)
——
31 30 A WOMAN, A LOVER, A FRIEND –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-10 (15)
32 25 WALKING TO NEW ORLEANS –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-13 (6)
33 66 LUCILLE –•– The Everly Brothers (Warner Brothers)-2 (33)
34 46 ANYMORE –•– Teresa Brewer (Coral)-6 (34)
35 76 THREE NIGHTS A WEEK –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-2 (35)
36 33 HOT ROD LINCOLN –•– Charlie Ryan and the Timberline Riders (4 Star)-16 (33)
37 26 NEVER ON SUNDAY –•– Don Costa and His Orchestra and Chorus (United Artists)-6 (26)
38 36 HOT ROD LINCOLN –•– Johnny Bond (Republic)-6 (29)
39 38 IT ONLY HAPPENED YESTERDAY –•– Jack Scott (Top Rank)-7 (38)
40 44 I LOVE YOU IN THE SAME OLD WAY –•– Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)-7 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

41 39 (I Can’t Help You) I’M FALLING TOO –•– Skeeter Davis (RCA Victor)-4 (39)
42 29 FEELS SO FINE –•– Johnny Preston (Mercury)-13 (14)
43 34 MULE SKINNER BLUES –•– The Fendermen (Soma)-16 (5)
56 35 TELL LAURA I LOVE HER –•– Ray Peterson (RCA Victor)-14 (7)

POWER PLAYS

44 78 SAVE THE LAST DANCE FOR ME –•– The Drifters (Atlantic)-2 (44)
45 53 MY SHOES KEEP WALKING BACK TO YOU –•– Guy Mitchell (Columbia)-7 (45)
46 58 (I Do the) SHIMMY SHIMMY –•– Bobby Freeman (King)-5 (46)
47 67 A FOOL IN LOVE –•– Ike and Tina Turner (Sue)-3 (47)
48 60 LET THE GOOD TIMES ROLL –•– Shirley and Lee (Warwick)-2 (48)
49 43 LISA –•– Jeanne Black (Capitol)-8 (43)
50 54 BIG BOY PETE –•– The Olympics (Arvee)-11 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

67 — I WANT TO BE WANTED –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-1 (67)
74 — RUN SAMSON RUN –•– Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)-2 (74)
80 — YES SIR, THAT’S MY BABY –•– Ricky Nelson (Imperial)-1 (80)
81 — SINCE I MET YOU BABY –•– Bobby Vee (Liberty)-1 (81)
83 — BRONTOSAURUS STOMP –•– The Piltdown Men (Capitol)-1 (83)
85 — JOURNEY OF LOVE –•– The Crests Featuring Johnny Maestro (Coed)-1 (85)
89 — TONIGHT’S THE NIGHT –•– The Chiffons (Big Deal)-1 (89)
91 — THE LOVIN’ TOUCH –•– Mark Dinning (MGM)-3 (91)
95 — FIVE BROTHERS –•– Marty Robbins (Columbia)-1 (95)
96 — DON’T BE CRUEL –•– Bill Black’s Combo (Hi)-1 (96)
97 — TONIGHTS THE NIGHT –•– The Shirelles (Scepter)-1 (97)
98 — SHIMMY LIKE KATE –•– The Olympics (Arvee)-1 (98)
99 — JUST CALL ME (And I’ll Understand) –•– Lloyd Price (ABC-Paramount)-1 (99)
100 — TIME MACHINE –•– Dante and the Evergreens (Madison)-1 (100)

US Hot 40 Singles for the Week Ending 25th September, 1960

TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

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1 2 THE TWIST –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-8 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 3 MY HEART HAS A MIND OF ITS OWN –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-6 (2)
3 1 IT’S NOW OR NEVER –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-10 (1)
4 4 MR. CUSTER –•– Larry Verne (Era)-4 (4)
5 6 CHAIN GANG –•– Sam Cooke (RCA Victor)-6 (5)
6 5 WALK–DON’T RUN –•– The Ventures (Dolton)-10 (2)
7 8 KIDDIO –•– Brook Benton (Mercury)-7 (7)
8 9 YOGI –•– The Ivy Three (Shell)-7 (8)
9 7 VOLARE (Nel Blu Di Pinto Di Blu) –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-10 (4)
10 13 A MILLION TO ONE –•– Jimmy Charles (Promo)-5 (10)
——
11 17 SO SAD (To Watch Good Love Go Bad) –•– The Everly Brothers (Warner Brothers)-3 (11)
12 12 THEME FROM “THE APARTMENT” –•– Ferrante and Teicher (United Artists)-9 (10)
13 11 DREAMIN’ –•– Johnny Burnette (Liberty)-9 (11)
14 10 MISSION BELL –•– Donnie Brooks (Era)-15 (7)
15 26 DEVIL OR ANGEL –•– Bobby Vee (Liberty)-8 (15)
16 19 THE SAME ONE –•– Brook Benton (Mercury)-5 (16)
17 28 PINEAPPLE PRINCESS –•– Annette with the Afterbeats (Buena Vista)-6 (17)
18 44 SAVE THE LAST DANCE FOR ME –•– The Drifters (Atlantic)-3 (18)
19 15 FINGER POPPIN’ TIME –•– Hank Ballard and the Midnighters (King)-19 (7)
20 16 IN MY LITTLE CORNER OF THE WORLD –•– Anita Bryant (Carlton)-11 (10)
——
21 18 OVER THE RAINBOW –•– The Demensions (Mohawk)-12 (16)
22 35 THREE NIGHTS A WEEK –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-3 (22)
23 22 YOU MEAN EVERYTHING TO ME –•– Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)-7 (22)
24 20 I’M SORRY –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-17 (1)
25 14 ITSY BITSY TEENIE WEENIE YELLOW POLKA DOT BIKINI –•– Brian Hyland (Leader/Kapp)-12 (1)
26 38 HOT ROD LINCOLN –•– Johnny Bond (Republic)-7 (26)
27 33 LUCILLE –•– The Everly Brothers (Warner Brothers)-3 (27)
28 29 THE TWIST –•– Hank Ballard and the Midnighters (King)-10 (28)
29 27 (You Were Made For) ALL MY LOVE –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-11 (12)
30 25 ONLY THE LONELY (Know How I Feel) –•– Roy Orbison (Monument)-16 (2)
——
31 37 NEVER ON SUNDAY –•– Don Costa and His Orchestra and Chorus (United Artists)-7 (26)
32 24 HELLO YOUNG LOVERS –•– Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)-8 (23)
33 67 I WANT TO BE WANTED –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-2 (33)
34 34 ANYMORE –•– Teresa Brewer (Coral)-7 (34)
35 30 IMAGE OF A GIRL –•– The Safaris (Eldo)-16 (6)
36 23 TA TA –•– Clyde McPhatter (Mercury)-10 (23)
37 31 A WOMAN, A LOVER, A FRIEND –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-11 (15)
38 63 I’M NOT AFRAID –•– Ricky Nelson (Imperial)-3 (38)
39 59 HONEST I DO –•– The Innocents (Indigo)-6 (39)
40 21 PLEASE HELP ME, I’M FALLING –•– Hank Locklin (RCA Victor)-18 (8)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

41 39 IT ONLY HAPPENED YESTERDAY –•– Jack Scott (Top Rank)-8 (38)
44 32 WALKING TO NEW ORLEANS –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-14 (6)
45 36 HOT ROD LINCOLN –•– Charlie Ryan and the Timberline Riders (4 Star)-17 (33)
46 40 I LOVE YOU IN THE SAME OLD WAY –•– Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)-8 (40)

POWER PLAYS

42 41 (I Can’t Help You) I’M FALLING TOO –•– Skeeter Davis (RCA Victor)-5 (39)
43 80 YES SIR, THAT’S MY BABY –•– Ricky Nelson (Imperial)-2 (43)
47 46 (I Do The) SHIMMY SHIMMY –•– Bobby Freeman (King)-6 (46)
48 74 RUN SAMSON RUN –•– Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)-3 (48)
49 47 A FOOL IN LOVE –•– Ike and Tina Turner (Sue)-4 (47)
50 55 YOU’RE LOOKING GOOD –•– Dee Clark (Vee-Jay)-6 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

87 — LET’S GO, LET’S GO, LET’S GO –•– Hank Ballard and the Midnighters (King)-1 (87)
91 — YOU TALK TOO MUCH –•– Joe Jones (RIC/Roulette)-1 (91)
93 — NORTH TO ALASKA –•– Johnny Horton (Columbia)-1 (93)
94 — IS YOU IS OR IS YOU AIN’T MY BABY –•– Buster Brown (Fire)-1 (94)
96 — BLUE ANGEL –•– Roy Orbison (Monument)-1 (96)
98 — TWISTIN’ U.S.A. –•– Danny and the Juniors (Swan)-1 (98)
99 — MY DEAREST DARLING –•– Etta James (Argo)-1 (99)
100 — TOGETHERNESS –•– Frankie Avalon (Chancellor)-1 (100)

US Hot 40 Singles for the Week Ending 2nd October, 1960

TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

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1 2 MY HEART HAS A MIND OF ITS OWN –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-7 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 1 THE TWIST –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-9 (1)
3 5 CHAIN GANG –•– Sam Cooke (RCA Victor)-7 (3)
4 4 MR. CUSTER –•– Larry Verne (Era)-5 (4)
5 10 A MILLION TO ONE –•– Jimmy Charles (Promo)-6 (5)
6 3 IT’S NOW OR NEVER –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-11 (1)
7 6 WALK–DON’T RUN –•– The Ventures (Dolton)-11 (2)
8 7 KIDDIO –•– Brook Benton (Mercury)-8 (7)
9 11 SO SAD (To Watch Good Love Go Bad) –•– The Everly Brothers (Warner Brothers)-4 (9)
10 18 SAVE THE LAST DANCE FOR ME –•– The Drifters (Atlantic)-4 (10)
——
11 17 PINEAPPLE PRINCESS –•– Annette with the Afterbeats (Buena Vista)-7 (11)
12 12 THEME FROM “THE APARTMENT” –•– Ferrante and Teicher (United Artists)-10 (10)
13 15 DEVIL OR ANGEL –•– Bobby Vee (Liberty)-9 (13)
14 9 VOLARE (Nel Blu Di Pinto Di Blu) –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-11 (4)
15 13 DREAMIN’ –•– Johnny Burnette (Liberty)-10 (11)
16 8 YOGI –•– The Ivy Three (Shell)-8 (8)
17 16 THE SAME ONE –•– Brook Benton (Mercury)-6 (16)
18 14 MISSION BELL –•– Donnie Brooks (Era)-16 (7)
19 23 YOU MEAN EVERYTHING TO ME –•– Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)-8 (19)
20 19 FINGER POPPIN’ TIME –•– Hank Ballard and the Midnighters (King)-20 (7)
——
21 22 THREE NIGHTS A WEEK –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-4 (21)
22 27 LUCILLE –•– The Everly Brothers (Warner Brothers)-4 (22)
23 33 I WANT TO BE WANTED –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-3 (23)
24 21 OVER THE RAINBOW –•– The Demensions (Mohawk)-13 (16)
25 20 IN MY LITTLE CORNER OF THE WORLD –•– Anita Bryant (Carlton)-12 (10)
26 31 NEVER ON SUNDAY –•– Don Costa and His Orchestra and Chorus (United Artists)-8 (26)
27 38 I’M NOT AFRAID –•– Ricky Nelson (Imperial)-4 (27)
28 39 HONEST I DO –•– The Innocents (Indigo)-7 (28)
29 25 ITSY BITSY TEENIE WEENIE YELLOW POLKA DOT BIKINI –•– Brian Hyland (Leader/Kapp)-13 (1)
30 24 I’M SORRY –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-18 (1)
——
31 34 ANYMORE –•– Teresa Brewer (Coral)-8 (31)
32 26 HOT ROD LINCOLN –•– Johnny Bond (Republic)-8 (26)
33 56 LET’S THINK ABOUT LIVING –•– Bob Luman (Warner Brothers)-4 (33)
34 43 YES SIR, THAT’S MY BABY –•– Ricky Nelson (Imperial)-3 (34)
35 28 THE TWIST –•– Hank Ballard and the Midnighters (King)-11 (28)
36 29 (You Were Made For) ALL MY LOVE –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-12 (12)
37 60 DIAMONDS AND PEARLS –•– The Paradons (Milestone)-6 (37)
38 30 ONLY THE LONELY (Know How I Feel) –•– Roy Orbison (Monument)-17 (2)
39 32 HELLO YOUNG LOVERS –•– Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)-9 (23)
40 47 (I Do the) SHIMMY SHIMMY –•– Bobby Freeman (King)-7 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

41 36 TA TA –•– Clyde McPhatter (Mercury)-11 (23)
42 37 A WOMAN, A LOVER, A FRIEND –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-12 (15)
46 40 PLEASE HELP ME, I’M FALLING –•– Hank Locklin (RCA Victor)-19 (8)
49 35 IMAGE OF A GIRL –•– The Safaris (Eldo)-17 (6)

POWER PLAYS

43 50 YOU’RE LOOKING GOOD –•– Dee Clark (Vee-Jay)-7 (43)
44 49 A FOOL IN LOVE –•– Ike and Tina Turner (Sue)-5 (44)
45 51 LET’S HAVE A PARTY –•– Wanda Jackson (Capitol)-5 (45)
47 76 DON’T BE CRUEL –•– Bill Black’s Combo (Hi)-3 (47)
48 46 I LOVE YOU IN THE SAME OLD WAY –•– Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)-9 (40)
50 53 BIG BOY PETE –•– The Olympics (Arvee)-13 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

75 — SOMEBODY TO LOVE –•– Bobby Darin (Atco)-1 (75)
90 — ARTIFICIAL FLOWERS –•– Bobby Darin (Atco)-1 (90)
91 — TEMPTATION –•– Roger Williams (Kapp)-1 (91)
92 — OVER THE MOUNTAIN, ACROSS THE SEA –•– Johnnie and Joe (Chess)-23 (8)
94 — GEORGIA ON MY MIND –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-1 (94)
95 — ALVIN FOR PRESIDENT –•– David Seville and the Chipmunks (Liberty)-2 (95)
97 — SUMMER’S GONE –•– Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)-1 (97)
98 — ALABAM –•– Cowboy Copas (Starday)-1 (98)
99 — YOU TALK TOO MUCH –•– Frankie Ford (Imperial)-1 (99)
100 — WAIT –•– Jimmy Clanton (Ace)-1 (100)

US Hot 40 Singles for the Week Ending 9th October, 1960

TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

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

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

45 39 HELLO YOUNG LOVERS –•– Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)-10 (23)
46 38 ONLY THE LONELY (Know How I Feel) –•– Roy Orbison (Monument)-18 (2)
52 36 (You Were Made For) ALL MY LOVE –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-13 (12)

POWER PLAYS

41 53 SLEEP –•– Little Willie John (King)-5 (41)
42 55 MALAGUENA –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-7 (42)
43 41 TA TA –•– Clyde McPhatter (Mercury)-12 (23)
44 60 (You’ve Got To) MOVE TWO MOUNTAINS –•– Marv Johnson (United Artists)-5 (44)
47 45 LET’S HAVE A PARTY –•– Wanda Jackson (Capitol)-6 (45)
48 48 I LOVE YOU IN THE SAME OLD WAY –•– Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)-10 (40)
49 56 YOU TALK TOO MUCH –•– Joe Jones (RIC/Roulette)-3 (49)
50 46 PLEASE HELP ME, I’M FALLING –•– Hank Locklin (RCA Victor)-20 (8)

NEW THIS WEEK

78 — LOVE WALKED IN –•– Dinah Washington (Mercury)-1 (78)
83 — I WISH I’D NEVER BEEN BORN –•– Patti Page (Mercury)-1 (83)
84 — JUST A LITTLE –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-1 (84)
86 — STAY –•– Maurice Williams and the Zodiacs (Herald)-1 (86)
96 — THEME FROM “THE SUNDOWNERS” –•– Felix Slatkin Orchestra and Chorus (Liberty)-1 (96)
97 — THE SUNDOWNERS –•– Billy Vaughn and His Orchestra (Dot)-1 (97)
99 — SHOPPIN’ FOR CLOTHES –•– The Coasters (Atco)-1 (99)
100 — MY HERO –•– The Blue Notes (Val-ue)-1 (100)

US Hot 40 Singles for the Week Ending 16th October, 1960

TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

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1 3 MR. CUSTER –•– Larry Verne (Era)-7 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 2 CHAIN GANG –•– Sam Cooke (RCA Victor)-9 (2)
3 1 MY HEART HAS A MIND OF ITS OWN –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-9 (1)
4 6 SAVE THE LAST DANCE FOR ME –•– The Drifters (Atlantic)-6 (4)
5 4 THE TWIST –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-11 (1)
6 5 A MILLION TO ONE –•– Jimmy Charles (Promo)-8 (5)
7 9 SO SAD (To Watch Good Love Go Bad) –•– The Everly Brothers (Warner Brothers)-6 (7)
8 12 DEVIL OR ANGEL –•– Bobby Vee (Liberty)-11 (8)
9 14 I WANT TO BE WANTED –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-5 (9)
10 11 KIDDIO –•– Brook Benton (Mercury)-10 (7)
——
11 7 IT’S NOW OR NEVER –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-13 (1)
12 8 WALK–DON’T RUN –•– The Ventures (Dolton)-13 (2)
13 19 LET’S THINK ABOUT LIVING –•– Bob Luman (Warner Brothers)-6 (13)
14 10 THEME FROM “THE APARTMENT” –•– Ferrante and Teicher (United Artists)-12 (10)
15 21 THREE NIGHTS A WEEK –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-6 (15)
16 13 PINEAPPLE PRINCESS –•– Annette with the Afterbeats (Buena Vista)-9 (11)
17 17 YOU MEAN EVERYTHING TO ME –•– Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)-10 (17)
18 23 DON’T BE CRUEL –•– Bill Black’s Combo (Hi)-5 (18)
19 22 DIAMONDS AND PEARLS –•– The Paradons (Milestone)-8 (19)
20 16 THE SAME ONE –•– Brook Benton (Mercury)-8 (16)
——
21 26 LUCILLE –•– The Everly Brothers (Warner Brothers)-6 (21)
22 25 NEVER ON SUNDAY –•– Don Costa and His Orchestra and Chorus (United Artists)-10 (22)
23 18 DREAMIN’ –•– Johnny Burnette (Liberty)-12 (11)
24 59 GEORGIA ON MY MIND –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-3 (24)
25 20 YOGI –•– The Ivy Three (Shell)-10 (8)
26 41 SLEEP –•– Little Willie John (King)-6 (26)
27 61 TWISTIN’ U.S.A. –•– Danny and the Juniors (Swan)-4 (27)
28 28 MISSION BELL –•– Donnie Brooks (Era)-18 (7)
29 44 (You’ve Got To) MOVE TWO MOUNTAINS –•– Marv Johnson (United Artists)-6 (29)
30 40 A FOOL IN LOVE –•– Ike and Tina Turner (Sue)-7 (30)
——
31 15 VOLARE (Nel Blu Di Pinto Di Blu) –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-13 (4)
32 35 RUN SAMSON RUN –•– Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)-6 (32)
33 49 YOU TALK TOO MUCH –•– Joe Jones (RIC/Roulette)-4 (33)
34 24 FINGER POPPIN’ TIME –•– Hank Ballard and the Midnighters (King)-22 (7)
35 36 ANYMORE –•– Teresa Brewer (Coral)-10 (31)
36 69 SUMMER’S GONE –•– Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)-3 (36)
37 47 LET’S HAVE A PARTY –•– Wanda Jackson (Capitol)-7 (37)
38 29 I’M NOT AFRAID –•– Ricky Nelson (Imperial)-6 (27)
39 37 (I Do the) SHIMMY SHIMMY –•– Bobby Freeman (King)-9 (37)
40 86 STAY –•– Maurice Williams and the Zodiacs (Herald)-2 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

42 31 HONEST I DO –•– The Innocents (Indigo)-9 (28)
45 30 THE TWIST –•– Hank Ballard and the Midnighters (King)-13 (28)
46 38 I’M SORRY –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-20 (1)
52 34 YES SIR, THAT’S MY BABY –•– Ricky Nelson (Imperial)-5 (34)
54 39 ITSY BITSY TEENIE WEENIE YELLOW POLKA DOT BIKINI –•– Brian Hyland (Leader/Kapp)-15 (1)
55 32 IN MY LITTLE CORNER OF THE WORLD –•– Anita Bryant (Carlton)-14 (10)
56 27 OVER THE RAINBOW –•– The Demensions (Mohawk)-15 (16)
57 33 HOT ROD LINCOLN –•– Johnny Bond (Republic)-10 (26)

POWER PLAYS

41 55 ARTIFICIAL FLOWERS –•– Bobby Darin (Atco)-3 (41)
43 57 TOGETHERNESS –•– Frankie Avalon (Chancellor)-4 (43)
44 42 MALAGUENA –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-8 (42)
47 56 MY LOVE FOR YOU –•– Johnny Mathis (Columbia)-7 (47)
48 68 BLUE ANGEL –•– Roy Orbison (Monument)-4 (48)
49 65 LET’S GO, LET’S GO, LET’S GO –•– Hank Ballard and the Midnighters (King)-4 (49)
50 53 SHIMMY LIKE KATE –•– The Olympics (Arvee)-5 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

72 — TO EACH HIS OWN –•– The Platters (Mercury)-1 (72)
73 — THE HUCKLEBUCK –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-1 (73)
74 — PETER GUNN –•– Duane Eddy (Jamie)-1 (74)
75 — ALONE AT LAST –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-1 (75)
76 — POETRY IN MOTION –•– Johnny Tillotson (Cadence)-1 (76)
78 — IT’S NOT THE END OF EVERYTHING –•– Tommy Edwards (MGM)-1 (78)
82 — HUMDINGER –•– Freddy Cannon (Swan)-1 (82)
86 — HUSH-HUSH –•– Jimmy Reed (Vee-Jay)-1 (86)
87 — EVERGLADES –•– The Kingston Trio (Capitol)-1 (87)
89 — SERENATA –•– Sarah Vaughan (Roulette)-1 (89)
90 — WHOLE LOTTA SHAKIN’ GOIN’ ON –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-1 (90)
93 — DON’T LET LOVE PASS ME BY –•– Frankie Avalon (Chancellor)-1 (93)
94 — HARMONY –•– Billy Bland (Old Town)-1 (94)
96 — HAVE MERCY BABY –•– The Bobbettes (Triple-X)-1 (96)
97 — (The Clickity Clack Song) FOUR LITTLE HEELS –•– Brian Hyland (Kapp)-1 (97)
98 — ONE OF THE LUCKY ONES –•– Anita Bryant (Carlton)-1 (98)
99 — LAST DATE –•– Floyd Cramer (RCA Victor)-1 (99)
100 — IF SHE SHOULD COME TO YOU (La Montana) –•– Anthony Newley (London)-1 (100)

US Hot 40 Singles for the Week Ending 23rd October, 1960

TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

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1 4 SAVE THE LAST DANCE FOR ME –•– The Drifters (Atlantic)-7 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 3 MY HEART HAS A MIND OF ITS OWN –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-10 (1)
3 2 CHAIN GANG –•– Sam Cooke (RCA Victor)-10 (2)
4 9 I WANT TO BE WANTED –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-6 (4)
5 5 THE TWIST –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-12 (1)
6 8 DEVIL OR ANGEL –•– Bobby Vee (Liberty)-12 (6)
7 1 MR. CUSTER –•– Larry Verne (Era)-8 (1)
8 6 A MILLION TO ONE –•– Jimmy Charles (Promo)-9 (5)
9 7 SO SAD (To Watch Good Love Go Bad) –•– The Everly Brothers (Warner Brothers)-7 (7)
10 11 IT’S NOW OR NEVER –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-14 (1)
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11 13 LET’S THINK ABOUT LIVING –•– Bob Luman (Warner Brothers)-7 (11)
12 10 KIDDIO –•– Brook Benton (Mercury)-11 (7)
13 24 GEORGIA ON MY MIND –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-4 (13)
14 14 THEME FROM “THE APARTMENT” –•– Ferrante and Teicher (United Artists)-13 (10)
15 12 WALK–DON’T RUN –•– The Ventures (Dolton)-14 (2)
16 15 THREE NIGHTS A WEEK –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-7 (15)
17 16 PINEAPPLE PRINCESS –•– Annette with the Afterbeats (Buena Vista)-10 (11)
18 18 DON’T BE CRUEL –•– Bill Black’s Combo (Hi)-6 (18)
19 19 DIAMONDS AND PEARLS –•– The Paradons (Milestone)-9 (19)
20 29 (You’ve Got To) MOVE TWO MOUNTAINS –•– Marv Johnson (United Artists)-7 (20)
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21 26 SLEEP –•– Little Willie John (King)-7 (21)
22 22 NEVER ON SUNDAY –•– Don Costa and His Orchestra and Chorus (United Artists)-11 (22)
23 17 YOU MEAN EVERYTHING TO ME –•– Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)-11 (17)
24 36 SUMMER’S GONE –•– Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)-4 (24)
25 33 YOU TALK TOO MUCH –•– Joe Jones (RIC/Roulette)-5 (25)
26 41 ARTIFICIAL FLOWERS –•– Bobby Darin (Atco)-4 (26)
27 30 A FOOL IN LOVE –•– Ike and Tina Turner (Sue)-8 (27)
28 32 RUN SAMSON RUN –•– Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)-7 (28)
29 27 TWISTIN’ U.S.A. –•– Danny and the Juniors (Swan)-5 (27)
30 23 DREAMIN’ –•– Johnny Burnette (Liberty)-13 (11)
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31 43 TOGETHERNESS –•– Frankie Avalon (Chancellor)-5 (31)
32 21 LUCILLE –•– The Everly Brothers (Warner Brothers)-7 (21)
33 48 BLUE ANGEL –•– Roy Orbison (Monument)-5 (33)
34 49 LET’S GO, LET’S GO, LET’S GO –•– Hank Ballard and the Midnighters (King)-5 (34)
35 20 THE SAME ONE –•– Brook Benton (Mercury)-9 (16)
36 40 STAY –•– Maurice Williams and the Zodiacs (Herald)-3 (36)
37 59 NORTH TO ALASKA –•– Johnny Horton (Columbia)-5 (37)
38 28 MISSION BELL –•– Donnie Brooks (Era)-19 (7)
39 35 ANYMORE –•– Teresa Brewer (Coral)-11 (31)
40 53 TONIGHTS THE NIGHT –•– The Shirelles (Scepter)-6 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

42 34 FINGER POPPIN’ TIME –•– Hank Ballard and the Midnighters (King)-23 (7)
43 31 VOLARE (Nel Blu Di Pinto Di Blu) –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-14 (4)
46 39 (I Do the) SHIMMY SHIMMY –•– Bobby Freeman (King)-10 (37)
48 37 LET’S HAVE A PARTY –•– Wanda Jackson (Capitol)-8 (37)
57 38 I’M NOT AFRAID –•– Ricky Nelson (Imperial)-7 (27)

POWER PLAYS

41 76 POETRY IN MOTION –•– Johnny Tillotson (Cadence)-2 (41)
44 42 HONEST I DO –•– The Innocents (Indigo)-10 (28)
45 75 ALONE AT LAST –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-2 (45)
47 50 SHIMMY LIKE KATE –•– The Olympics (Arvee)-6 (47)
49 72 TO EACH HIS OWN –•– The Platters (Mercury)-2 (49)
50 45 THE TWIST –•– Hank Ballard and The Midnighters (King)-14 (28)

NEW THIS WEEK

71 — NEW ORLEANS –•– Gary (U.S.) Bonds (Legrand)-1 (71)
82 — LONELY TEENAGER –•– Dion (Laurie)-1 (82)
83 — PATSY –•– Jack Scott (Top Rank)-1 (83)
92 — BALLAD OF THE ALAMO –•– Marty Robbins (Columbia)-1 (92)
93 — THE GIRL WITH THE STORY IN HER EYES –•– The Safaris (Eldo)-1 (93)
94 — SIDE CAR CYCLE –•– Charlie Ryan and the Timberline Riders (4 Star)-1 (94)
95 — MIDNIGHT LACE –•– Ray Ellis and His Orchestra (MGM)-1 (95)
96 — THE LAST ONE TO KNOW –•– The Fleetwoods (Dolton)-1 (96)
97 — NIGHT THEME –•– The Mark II (Wye)-1 (97)
99 — BALLAD OF THE ALAMO –•– Bud and Travis (Liberty)-1 (99)
100 — MIDNIGHT LACE (Part 1) –•– Ray Conniff (Columbia)-1 (100)

US Hot 40 Singles for the Week Ending 30th October, 1960

TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

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1 4 I WANT TO BE WANTED –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-7 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 1 SAVE THE LAST DANCE FOR ME –•– The Drifters (Atlantic)-8 (1)
3 5 THE TWIST –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-13 (1)
4 2 MY HEART HAS A MIND OF ITS OWN –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-11 (1)
5 3 CHAIN GANG –•– Sam Cooke (RCA Victor)-11 (2)
6 6 DEVIL OR ANGEL –•– Bobby Vee (Liberty)-13 (6)
7 11 LET’S THINK ABOUT LIVING –•– Bob Luman (Warner Brothers)-8 (7)
8 9 SO SAD (To Watch Good Love Go Bad) –•– The Everly Brothers (Warner Brothers)-8 (7)
9 7 MR. CUSTER –•– Larry Verne (Era)-9 (1)
10 14 THEME FROM “THE APARTMENT” –•– Ferrante and Teicher (United Artists)-14 (10)
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11 13 GEORGIA ON MY MIND –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-5 (11)
12 25 YOU TALK TOO MUCH –•– Joe Jones (RIC/Roulette)-6 (12)
13 12 KIDDIO –•– Brook Benton (Mercury)-12 (7)
14 8 A MILLION TO ONE –•– Jimmy Charles (Promo)-10 (5)
15 18 DON’T BE CRUEL –•– Bill Black’s Combo (Hi)-7 (15)
16 10 IT’S NOW OR NEVER –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-15 (1)
17 16 THREE NIGHTS A WEEK –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-8 (15)
18 19 DIAMONDS AND PEARLS –•– The Paradons (Milestone)-10 (18)
19 22 NEVER ON SUNDAY –•– Don Costa and His Orchestra and Chorus (United Artists)-12 (19)
20 24 SUMMER’S GONE –•– Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)-5 (20)
——
21 21 SLEEP –•– Little Willie John (King)-8 (21)
22 33 BLUE ANGEL –•– Roy Orbison (Monument)-6 (22)
23 26 ARTIFICIAL FLOWERS –•– Bobby Darin (Atco)-5 (23)
24 20 (You’ve Got To) MOVE TWO MOUNTAINS –•– Marv Johnson (United Artists)-8 (20)
25 34 LET’S GO, LET’S GO, LET’S GO –•– Hank Ballard and the Midnighters (King)-6 (25)
26 41 POETRY IN MOTION –•– Johnny Tillotson (Cadence)-3 (26)
27 36 STAY –•– Maurice Williams and the Zodiacs (Herald)-4 (27)
28 30 DREAMIN’ –•– Johnny Burnette (Liberty)-14 (11)
29 17 PINEAPPLE PRINCESS –•– Annette with the Afterbeats (Buena Vista)-11 (11)
30 31 TOGETHERNESS –•– Frankie Avalon (Chancellor)-6 (30)
——
31 37 NORTH TO ALASKA –•– Johnny Horton (Columbia)-6 (31)
32 49 TO EACH HIS OWN –•– The Platters (Mercury)-3 (32)
33 32 LUCILLE –•– The Everly Brothers (Warner Brothers)-8 (21)
34 15 WALK–DON’T RUN –•– The Ventures (Dolton)-15 (2)
35 29 TWISTIN’ U.S.A. –•– Danny and the Juniors (Swan)-6 (27)
36 45 ALONE AT LAST –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-3 (36)
37 35 THE SAME ONE –•– Brook Benton (Mercury)-10 (16)
38 23 YOU MEAN EVERYTHING TO ME –•– Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)-12 (17)
39 40 TONIGHTS THE NIGHT –•– The Shirelles (Scepter)-7 (39)
40 27 A FOOL IN LOVE –•– Ike and Tina Turner (Sue)-9 (27)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

44 39 ANYMORE –•– Teresa Brewer (Coral)-12 (31)
47 28 RUN SAMSON RUN –•– Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)-8 (28)
64 38 MISSION BELL –•– Donnie Brooks (Era)-20 (7)

POWER PLAYS

41 67 PETER GUNN –•– Duane Eddy (Jamie)-3 (41)
42 47 SHIMMY LIKE KATE –•– The Olympics (Arvee)-7 (42)
43 55 JUST A LITTLE –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-4 (43)
45 53 SOMEBODY TO LOVE –•– Bobby Darin (Atco)-5 (45)
46 46 (I Do the) SHIMMY SHIMMY –•– Bobby Freeman (King)-11 (37)
48 71 NEW ORLEANS –•– Gary (U.S.) Bonds (Legrand)-2 (48)
49 48 LET’S HAVE A PARTY –•– Wanda Jackson (Capitol)-9 (37)
50 54 MY DEAREST DARLING –•– Etta James (Argo)-6 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

67 — A THOUSAND STARS –•– Kathy Young and the Innocents (Indigo)-1 (67)
74 — THAT’S HOW MUCH –•– Brian Hyland (Kapp)-1 (74)
76 — SAILOR (Your Home Is the Sea) –•– Lolita (Kapp)-1 (76)
77 — MY GIRL JOSEPHINE –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-1 (77)
78 — AM I LOSING YOU –•– Jim Reeves (RCA Victor)-1 (78)
79 — DEAR JOHN –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-1 (79)
81 — LAST DATE –•– Lawrence Welk and His Orchestra (Dot)-1 (81)
89 — ALABAM –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-1 (89)
90 — I’LL SAVE THE LAST DANCE FOR YOU –•– Damita Jo (Mercury)-1 (90)
92 — WAIT FOR ME –•– The Playmates (Roulette)-1 (92)
95 — DANCE WITH ME GEORGIE –•– The Bobbettes (Triple-X)-1 (95)
97 — (Theme From) “THE DARK AT THE TOP OF THE STAIRS” –•– Ernie Freeman (Imperial)-1 (97)
98 — MIDNIGHT LACE –•– David Carroll and His Orchestra (Mercury)-1 (98)
99 — AM I THE MAN –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-1 (99)
100 — ISN’T IT AMAZING –•– The Crests Featuring Johnny Maestro (Coed)-1 (100)

US Hot 40 Singles for the Week Ending 6th November, 1960

TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

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1 2 SAVE THE LAST DANCE FOR ME –•– The Drifters (Atlantic)-9 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 1 I WANT TO BE WANTED –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-8 (1)
3 4 MY HEART HAS A MIND OF ITS OWN –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-12 (1)
4 3 THE TWIST –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-14 (1)
5 5 CHAIN GANG –•– Sam Cooke (RCA Victor)-12 (2)
6 12 YOU TALK TOO MUCH –•– Joe Jones (RIC/Roulette)-7 (6)
7 6 DEVIL OR ANGEL –•– Bobby Vee (Liberty)-14 (6)
8 7 LET’S THINK ABOUT LIVING –•– Bob Luman (Warner Brothers)-9 (7)
9 26 POETRY IN MOTION –•– Johnny Tillotson (Cadence)-4 (9)
10 11 GEORGIA ON MY MIND –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-6 (10)
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11 20 SUMMER’S GONE –•– Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)-6 (11)
12 15 DON’T BE CRUEL –•– Bill Black’s Combo (Hi)-8 (12)
13 8 SO SAD (To Watch Good Love Go Bad) –•– The Everly Brothers (Warner Brothers)-9 (7)
14 25 LET’S GO, LET’S GO, LET’S GO –•– Hank Ballard and the Midnighters (King)-7 (14)
15 22 BLUE ANGEL –•– Roy Orbison (Monument)-7 (15)
16 14 A MILLION TO ONE –•– Jimmy Charles (Promo)-11 (5)
17 10 THEME FROM “THE APARTMENT” –•– Ferrante and Teicher (United Artists)-15 (10)
18 21 SLEEP –•– Little Willie John (King)-9 (18)
19 27 STAY –•– Maurice Williams and the Zodiacs (Herald)-5 (19)
20 23 ARTIFICIAL FLOWERS –•– Bobby Darin (Atco)-6 (20)
——
21 9 MR. CUSTER –•– Larry Verne (Era)-10 (1)
22 13 KIDDIO –•– Brook Benton (Mercury)-13 (7)
23 31 NORTH TO ALASKA –•– Johnny Horton (Columbia)-7 (23)
24 32 TO EACH HIS OWN –•– The Platters (Mercury)-4 (24)
25 36 ALONE AT LAST –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-4 (25)
26 30 TOGETHERNESS –•– Frankie Avalon (Chancellor)-7 (26)
27 16 IT’S NOW OR NEVER –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-16 (1)
28 55 LAST DATE –•– Floyd Cramer (RCA Victor)-4 (28)
29 19 NEVER ON SUNDAY –•– Don Costa and His Orchestra and Chorus (United Artists)-13 (19)
30 48 NEW ORLEANS –•– Gary (U.S.) Bonds (Legrand)-3 (30)
——
31 17 THREE NIGHTS A WEEK –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-9 (15)
32 41 PETER GUNN –•– Duane Eddy (Jamie)-4 (32)
33 18 DIAMONDS AND PEARLS –•– The Paradons (Milestone)-11 (18)
34 40 A FOOL IN LOVE –•– Ike and Tina Turner (Sue)-10 (27)
35 24 (You’ve Got To) MOVE TWO MOUNTAINS –•– Marv Johnson (United Artists)-9 (20)
36 51 THE HUCKLEBUCK –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-4 (36)
37 67 A THOUSAND STARS –•– Kathy Young and the Innocents (Indigo)-2 (37)
38 37 THE SAME ONE –•– Brook Benton (Mercury)-11 (16)
39 29 PINEAPPLE PRINCESS –•– Annette with the Afterbeats (Buena Vista)-12 (11)
40 43 JUST A LITTLE –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-5 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

42 33 LUCILLE –•– The Everly Brothers (Warner Brothers)-9 (21)
43 34 WALK–DON’T RUN –•– The Ventures (Dolton)-16 (2)
45 35 TWISTIN’ U.S.A. –•– Danny and the Juniors (Swan)-7 (27)
48 39 TONIGHTS THE NIGHT –•– The Shirelles (Scepter)-8 (39)
51 38 YOU MEAN EVERYTHING TO ME –•– Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)-13 (17)
60 28 DREAMIN’ –•– Johnny Burnette (Liberty)-15 (11)

POWER PLAYS

41 50 MY DEAREST DARLING –•– Etta James (Argo)-7 (41)
44 44 ANYMORE –•– Teresa Brewer (Coral)-13 (31)
46 45 SOMEBODY TO LOVE –•– Bobby Darin (Atco)-6 (45)
47 42 SHIMMY LIKE KATE –•– The Olympics (Arvee)-8 (42)
49 47 RUN SAMSON RUN –•– Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)-9 (28)
50 65 WHOLE LOTTA SHAKIN’ GOIN’ ON –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-4 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

63 — HE WILL BREAK YOUR HEART –•– Jerry Butler (Vee-Jay)-1 (63)
78 — PERFIDIA –•– The Ventures (Dolton)-1 (78)
86 — NATURAL BORN LOVER –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-1 (86)
88 — LIKE STRANGERS –•– The Everly Brothers (Cadence)-1 (88)
93 — WHOLE LOT OF SHAKIN’ GOING ON –•– Conway Twitty (MGM)-1 (93)
94 — YOU’RE SIXTEEN –•– Johnny Burnette (Liberty)-1 (94)
95 — RUBY DUBY DU –•– Tobin Mathews & Co. (Chief)-1 (95)
96 — IRRESISTIBLE YOU –•– Bobby Peterson (V-Tone)-1 (96)
97 — RUBY DUBY DU (From “KEY WITNESS”) –•– Charles Wolcott (MGM)-1 (97)
98 — ONCE IN AWHILE –•– The Chimes (Tag)-1 (98)
99 — KISSIN’ AND TWISTIN’ –•– Fabian (Chancellor)-1 (99)
100 — THE GREEN LEAVES OF SUMMER –•– The Brothers Four (Columbia)-1 (100)

US Hot 40 Singles for the Week Ending 13th November, 1960

TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

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1 1 SAVE THE LAST DANCE FOR ME –•– The Drifters (Atlantic)-10 (3 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 I WANT TO BE WANTED –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-9 (1)
3 9 POETRY IN MOTION –•– Johnny Tillotson (Cadence)-5 (3)
4 10 GEORGIA ON MY MIND –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-7 (4)
5 6 YOU TALK TOO MUCH –•– Joe Jones (RIC/Roulette)-8 (5)
6 3 MY HEART HAS A MIND OF ITS OWN –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-13 (1)
7 19 STAY –•– Maurice Williams and the Zodiacs (Herald)-6 (7)
8 14 LET’S GO, LET’S GO, LET’S GO –•– Hank Ballard and the Midnighters (King)-8 (8)
9 15 BLUE ANGEL –•– Roy Orbison (Monument)-8 (9)
10 7 DEVIL OR ANGEL –•– Bobby Vee (Liberty)-15 (6)
——
11 12 DON’T BE CRUEL –•– Bill Black’s Combo (Hi)-9 (11)
12 5 CHAIN GANG –•– Sam Cooke (RCA Victor)-13 (2)
13 8 LET’S THINK ABOUT LIVING –•– Bob Luman (Warner Brothers)-10 (7)
14 18 SLEEP –•– Little Willie John (King)-10 (14)
15 11 SUMMER’S GONE –•– Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)-7 (11)
16 28 LAST DATE –•– Floyd Cramer (RCA Victor)-5 (16)
17 30 NEW ORLEANS –•– Gary (U.S.) Bonds (Legrand)-4 (17)
18 23 NORTH TO ALASKA –•– Johnny Horton (Columbia)-8 (18)
19 25 ALONE AT LAST –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-5 (19)
20 17 THEME FROM “THE APARTMENT” –•– Ferrante and Teicher (United Artists)-16 (10)
——
21 24 TO EACH HIS OWN –•– The Platters (Mercury)-5 (21)
22 37 A THOUSAND STARS –•– Kathy Young and the Innocents (Indigo)-3 (22)
23 20 ARTIFICIAL FLOWERS –•– Bobby Darin (Atco)-7 (20)
24 4 THE TWIST –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-15 (1)
25 22 KIDDIO –•– Brook Benton (Mercury)-14 (7)
26 13 SO SAD (To Watch Good Love Go Bad) –•– The Everly Brothers (Warner Brothers)-10 (7)
27 26 TOGETHERNESS –•– Frankie Avalon (Chancellor)-8 (26)
28 16 A MILLION TO ONE –•– Jimmy Charles (Promo)-12 (5)
29 36 THE HUCKLEBUCK –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-5 (29)
30 32 PETER GUNN –•– Duane Eddy (Jamie)-5 (30)
——
31 29 NEVER ON SUNDAY –•– Don Costa and His Orchestra and Chorus (United Artists)-14 (19)
32 27 IT’S NOW OR NEVER –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-17 (1)
33 34 A FOOL IN LOVE –•– Ike and Tina Turner (Sue)-11 (27)
34 21 MR. CUSTER –•– Larry Verne (Era)-11 (1)
35 63 HE WILL BREAK YOUR HEART –•– Jerry Butler (Vee-Jay)-2 (35)
36 31 THREE NIGHTS A WEEK –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-10 (15)
37 33 DIAMONDS AND PEARLS –•– The Paradons (Milestone)-12 (18)
38 55 LOVE WALKED IN –•– Dinah Washington (Mercury)-6 (38)
39 59 I’LL SAVE THE LAST DANCE FOR YOU –•– Damita Jo (Mercury)-3 (39)
40 48 TONIGHTS THE NIGHT –•– The Shirelles (Scepter)-9 (39)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

47 35 (You’ve Got To) MOVE TWO MOUNTAINS –•– Marv Johnson (United Artists)-10 (20)
49 39 PINEAPPLE PRINCESS –•– Annette with the Afterbeats (Buena Vista)-13 (11)
98 38 THE SAME ONE –•– Brook Benton (Mercury)-12 (16)

POWER PLAYS

41 52 MY GIRL JOSEPHINE –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-3 (41)
42 50 WHOLE LOTTA SHAKIN’ GOIN’ ON –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-5 (42)
43 41 MY DEAREST DARLING –•– Etta James (Argo)-8 (41)
44 78 PERFIDIA –•– The Ventures (Dolton)-2 (44)
45 46 SOMEBODY TO LOVE –•– Bobby Darin (Atco)-7 (45)
46 44 ANYMORE –•– Teresa Brewer (Coral)-14 (31)
48 72 WAIT FOR ME –•– The Playmates (Roulette)-3 (48)
50 70 LONELY TEENAGER –•– Dion (Laurie)-4 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

54 — SWAY –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-1 (54)
79 — MANY TEARS AGO –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-1 (79)
86 — GONZO –•– James Booker (Peacock)-1 (86)
87 — SENZA MAMMA (With No One) –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-1 (87)
88 — PSYCHO –•– Bobby Hendricks (with Dr. Jive) (Sue)-1 (88)
92 — OL’ MACDONALD –•– Frank Sinatra (Capitol)-1 (92)
93 — (Theme From) “THE SUNDOWNERS” –•– Mantovani and His Orchestra (London)-1 (93)
96 — A THOUSAND MILES AWAY –•– The Heartbeats (Rama)-17 (53)
99 — DON’T GO TO STRANGERS –•– Etta Jones (Prestige)-1 (99)
100 — CRY CRY CRY –•– Bobby “Blue” Bland (Duke)-1 (100)

US Hot 40 Singles for the Week Ending 20th November, 1960

TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

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1 4 GEORGIA ON MY MIND –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-8 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 3 POETRY IN MOTION –•– Johnny Tillotson (Cadence)-6 (2)
3 5 YOU TALK TOO MUCH –•– Joe Jones (RIC/Roulette)-9 (3)
4 2 I WANT TO BE WANTED –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-10 (1)
5 1 SAVE THE LAST DANCE FOR ME –•– The Drifters (Atlantic)-11 (1)
6 7 STAY –•– Maurice Williams and the Zodiacs (Herald)-7 (6)
7 8 LET’S GO, LET’S GO, LET’S GO –•– Hank Ballard and the Midnighters (King)-9 (7)
8 16 LAST DATE –•– Floyd Cramer (RCA Victor)-6 (8)
9 22 A THOUSAND STARS –•– Kathy Young and the Innocents (Indigo)-4 (9)
10 9 BLUE ANGEL –•– Roy Orbison (Monument)-9 (9)
——
11 17 NEW ORLEANS –•– Gary (U.S.) Bonds (Legrand)-5 (11)
12 18 NORTH TO ALASKA –•– Johnny Horton (Columbia)-9 (12)
13 14 SLEEP –•– Little Willie John (King)-11 (13)
14 11 DON’T BE CRUEL –•– Bill Black’s Combo (Hi)-10 (11)
15 19 ALONE AT LAST –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-6 (15)
16 13 LET’S THINK ABOUT LIVING –•– Bob Luman (Warner Brothers)-11 (7)
17 10 DEVIL OR ANGEL –•– Bobby Vee (Liberty)-16 (6)
18 29 THE HUCKLEBUCK –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-6 (18)
19 6 MY HEART HAS A MIND OF ITS OWN –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-14 (1)
20 12 CHAIN GANG –•– Sam Cooke (RCA Victor)-14 (2)
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21 23 ARTIFICIAL FLOWERS –•– Bobby Darin (Atco)-8 (20)
22 21 TO EACH HIS OWN –•– The Platters (Mercury)-6 (21)
23 35 HE WILL BREAK YOUR HEART –•– Jerry Butler (Vee-Jay)-3 (23)
24 15 SUMMER’S GONE –•– Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)-8 (11)
25 20 THEME FROM “THE APARTMENT” –•– Ferrante and Teicher (United Artists)-17 (10)
26 25 KIDDIO –•– Brook Benton (Mercury)-15 (7)
27 30 PETER GUNN –•– Duane Eddy (Jamie)-6 (27)
28 39 I’LL SAVE THE LAST DANCE FOR YOU –•– Damita Jo (Mercury)-4 (28)
29 24 THE TWIST –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-16 (1)
30 38 LOVE WALKED IN –•– Dinah Washington (Mercury)-7 (30)
——
31 44 PERFIDIA –•– The Ventures (Dolton)-3 (31)
32 26 SO SAD (To Watch Good Love Go Bad) –•– The Everly Brothers (Warner Brothers)-11 (7)
33 27 TOGETHERNESS –•– Frankie Avalon (Chancellor)-9 (26)
34 65 SAILOR (Your Home Is the Sea) –•– Lolita (Kapp)-4 (34)
35 — ARE YOU LONESOME TO-NIGHT –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-1 (35)
36 50 LONELY TEENAGER –•– Dion (Laurie)-5 (36)
37 41 MY GIRL JOSEPHINE –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-4 (37)
38 64 RUBY DUBY DU –•– Tobin Mathews & Co. (Chief)-3 (38)
39 28 A MILLION TO ONE –•– Jimmy Charles (Promo)-13 (5)
40 54 SWAY –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-2 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

45 40 TONIGHTS THE NIGHT –•– The Shirelles (Scepter)-10 (39)
46 37 DIAMONDS AND PEARLS –•– The Paradons (Milestone)-13 (18)
47 32 IT’S NOW OR NEVER –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-18 (1)
48 34 MR. CUSTER –•– Larry Verne (Era)-12 (1)
56 33 A FOOL IN LOVE –•– Ike and Tina Turner (Sue)-12 (27)
60 36 THREE NIGHTS A WEEK –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-11 (15)
79 31 NEVER ON SUNDAY –•– Don Costa and His Orchestra and Chorus (United Artists)-15 (19)

POWER PLAYS

41 62 YOU’RE SIXTEEN –•– Johnny Burnette (Liberty)-3 (41)
42 61 AM I THE MAN –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-4 (42)
43 43 MY DEAREST DARLING –•– Etta James (Argo)-9 (41)
44 48 WAIT FOR ME –•– The Playmates (Roulette)-4 (44)
49 79 MANY TEARS AGO –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-2 (49)
50 — WONDERLAND BY NIGHT –•– Bert Kaempfert (Decca)-1 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

35 — ARE YOU LONESOME TO-NIGHT –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-1 (35)
50 — WONDERLAND BY NIGHT –•– Bert Kaempfert (Decca)-1 (50)
54 — FOOLS RUSH IN (Where Angels Fear To Tread) –•– Brook Benton (Mercury)-1 (54)
65 — I GOTTA KNOW –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-1 (65)
71 — EXODUS –•– Ferrante and Teicher (United Artists)-1 (71)
88 — WONDERLAND BY NIGHT –•– Louis Prima (Dot)-1 (88)
89 — I MISSED ME –•– Jim Reeves (RCA Victor)-1 (89)
90 — PUSH PUSH –•– Austin Taylor (Laurie)-1 (90)
91 — THE BELLS –•– James Brown (King)-1 (91)
94 — THE BIG TIME SPENDER (Parts 1 and 2) –•– Cornbread and Biscuits (Maske)-1 (94)
95 — GEE –•– Jan and Dean (Dore)-1 (95)
96 — BUMBLE BEE –•– LaVern Baker (Atlantic)-1 (96)
97 — SWEET DREAMS –•– Don Gibson (RCA Victor)-1 (97)
99 — SEND ME THE PILLOW YOU DREAM ON –•– The Browns Featuring Jim Edward Brown (RCA Victor)-1 (99)

US Hot 40 Singles for the Week Ending 27th November, 1960

TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

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1 6 STAY –•– Maurice Williams and the Zodiacs (Herald)-8 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 35 ARE YOU LONESOME TO-NIGHT –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-2 (2)
3 2 POETRY IN MOTION –•– Johnny Tillotson (Cadence)-7 (2)
4 8 LAST DATE –•– Floyd Cramer (RCA Victor)-7 (4)
5 1 GEORGIA ON MY MIND –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-9 (1)
6 7 LET’S GO, LET’S GO, LET’S GO –•– Hank Ballard and the Midnighters (King)-10 (6)
7 9 A THOUSAND STARS –•– Kathy Young and the Innocents (Indigo)-5 (7)
8 11 NEW ORLEANS –•– Gary (U.S.) Bonds (Legrand)-6 (8)
9 3 YOU TALK TOO MUCH –•– Joe Jones (RIC/Roulette)-10 (3)
10 5 SAVE THE LAST DANCE FOR ME –•– The Drifters (Atlantic)-12 (1)
——
11 4 I WANT TO BE WANTED –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-11 (1)
12 12 NORTH TO ALASKA –•– Johnny Horton (Columbia)-10 (12)
13 15 ALONE AT LAST –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-7 (13)
14 18 THE HUCKLEBUCK –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-7 (14)
15 23 HE WILL BREAK YOUR HEART –•– Jerry Butler (Vee-Jay)-4 (15)
16 14 DON’T BE CRUEL –•– Bill Black’s Combo (Hi)-11 (11)
17 10 BLUE ANGEL –•– Roy Orbison (Monument)-10 (9)
18 13 SLEEP –•– Little Willie John (King)-12 (13)
19 49 MANY TEARS AGO –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-3 (19)
20 40 SWAY –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-3 (20)
——
21 31 PERFIDIA –•– The Ventures (Dolton)-4 (21)
22 22 TO EACH HIS OWN –•– The Platters (Mercury)-7 (21)
23 17 DEVIL OR ANGEL –•– Bobby Vee (Liberty)-17 (6)
24 34 SAILOR (Your Home Is the Sea) –•– Lolita (Kapp)-5 (24)
25 20 CHAIN GANG –•– Sam Cooke (RCA Victor)-15 (2)
26 50 WONDERLAND BY NIGHT –•– Bert Kaempfert (Decca)-2 (26)
27 37 MY GIRL JOSEPHINE –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-5 (27)
28 19 MY HEART HAS A MIND OF ITS OWN –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-15 (1)
29 16 LET’S THINK ABOUT LIVING –•– Bob Luman (Warner Brothers)-12 (7)
30 28 I’LL SAVE THE LAST DANCE FOR YOU –•– Damita Jo (Mercury)-5 (28)
——
31 21 ARTIFICIAL FLOWERS –•– Bobby Darin (Atco)-9 (20)
32 41 YOU’RE SIXTEEN –•– Johnny Burnette (Liberty)-4 (32)
33 38 RUBY DUBY DU –•– Tobin Mathews & Co. (Chief)-4 (33)
34 36 LONELY TEENAGER –•– Dion (Laurie)-6 (34)
35 27 PETER GUNN –•– Duane Eddy (Jamie)-7 (27)
36 33 TOGETHERNESS –•– Frankie Avalon (Chancellor)-10 (26)
37 44 WAIT FOR ME –•– The Playmates (Roulette)-5 (37)
38 43 MY DEAREST DARLING –•– Etta James (Argo)-10 (38)
39 24 SUMMER’S GONE –•– Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)-9 (11)
40 54 FOOLS RUSH IN (Where Angels Fear To Tread) –•– Brook Benton (Mercury)-2 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

42 32 SO SAD (To Watch Good Love Go Bad) –•– The Everly Brothers (Warner Brothers)-12 (7)
44 30 LOVE WALKED IN –•– Dinah Washington (Mercury)-8 (30)
45 25 THEME FROM “THE APARTMENT” –•– Ferrante and Teicher (United Artists)-18 (10)
47 26 KIDDIO –•– Brook Benton (Mercury)-16 (7)
48 39 A MILLION TO ONE –•– Jimmy Charles (Promo)-14 (5)
52 29 THE TWIST –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-17 (1)

POWER PLAYS

41 53 AM I LOSING YOU –•– Jim Reeves (RCA Victor)-5 (41)
43 51 OL’ MACDONALD –•– Frank Sinatra (Capitol)-3 (43)
46 52 DEAR JOHN –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-5 (46)
49 42 AM I THE MAN –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-5 (42)
50 66 LIKE STRANGERS –•– The Everly Brothers (Cadence)-4 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

64 — RUBY –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-1 (64)
67 — GEE WHIZ –•– The Innocents (Indigo)-1 (67)
71 — MAIN THEME FROM EXODUS (Ari’s Theme) –•– Mantovani and His Orchestra (London)-1 (71)
73 — HARDHEARTED HANNAH –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-1 (73)
87 — WILL YOU LOVE ME TOMORROW –•– The Shirelles (Scepter)-1 (87)
91 — STRANGER FROM DURANGO –•– Richie Allen (Imperial)-1 (91)
92 — SERENATA –•– Sarah Vaughan (Roulette)-4 (82)
94 — LAST DATE –•– Lawrence Welk and His Orchestra (Dot)-2 (81)
96 — CORINNA, CORINNA –•– Ray Peterson (Dunes)-1 (96)
99 — FALLEN ANGEL –•– Webb Pierce (Decca)-1 (99)
100 — GLORIA’S THEME –•– Adam Wade (Coed)-1 (100)

US Hot 40 Singles for the Week Ending 4th December, 1960

TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

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1 2 ARE YOU LONESOME TO-NIGHT –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-3 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 4 LAST DATE –•– Floyd Cramer (RCA Victor)-8 (2)
3 1 STAY –•– Maurice Williams and the Zodiacs (Herald)-9 (1)
4 3 POETRY IN MOTION –•– Johnny Tillotson (Cadence)-8 (2)
5 7 A THOUSAND STARS –•– Kathy Young and the Innocents (Indigo)-6 (5)
6 8 NEW ORLEANS –•– Gary (U.S.) Bonds (Legrand)-7 (6)
7 12 NORTH TO ALASKA –•– Johnny Horton (Columbia)-11 (7)
8 13 ALONE AT LAST –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-8 (8)
9 6 LET’S GO, LET’S GO, LET’S GO –•– Hank Ballard and the Midnighters (King)-11 (6)
10 5 GEORGIA ON MY MIND –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-10 (1)
——
11 15 HE WILL BREAK YOUR HEART –•– Jerry Butler (Vee-Jay)-5 (11)
12 24 SAILOR (Your Home Is the Sea) –•– Lolita (Kapp)-6 (12)
13 10 SAVE THE LAST DANCE FOR ME –•– The Drifters (Atlantic)-13 (1)
14 19 MANY TEARS AGO –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-4 (14)
15 14 THE HUCKLEBUCK –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-8 (14)
16 20 SWAY –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-4 (16)
17 11 I WANT TO BE WANTED –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-12 (1)
18 21 PERFIDIA –•– The Ventures (Dolton)-5 (18)
19 9 YOU TALK TOO MUCH –•– Joe Jones (RIC/Roulette)-11 (3)
20 26 WONDERLAND BY NIGHT –•– Bert Kaempfert (Decca)-3 (20)
——
21 32 YOU’RE SIXTEEN –•– Johnny Burnette (Liberty)-5 (21)
22 50 LIKE STRANGERS –•– The Everly Brothers (Cadence)-5 (22)
23 18 SLEEP –•– Little Willie John (King)-13 (13)
24 27 MY GIRL JOSEPHINE –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-6 (24)
25 43 OL’ MACDONALD –•– Frank Sinatra (Capitol)-4 (25)
26 23 DEVIL OR ANGEL –•– Bobby Vee (Liberty)-18 (6)
27 17 BLUE ANGEL –•– Roy Orbison (Monument)-11 (9)
28 22 TO EACH HIS OWN –•– The Platters (Mercury)-8 (21)
29 30 I’LL SAVE THE LAST DANCE FOR YOU –•– Damita Jo (Mercury)-6 (28)
30 33 RUBY DUBY DU –•– Tobin Mathews & Co. (Chief)-5 (30)
——
31 40 FOOLS RUSH IN (Where Angels Fear To Tread) –•– Brook Benton (Mercury)-3 (31)
32 34 LONELY TEENAGER –•– Dion (Laurie)-7 (32)
33 41 AM I LOSING YOU –•– Jim Reeves (RCA Victor)-6 (33)
34 56 I GOTTA KNOW –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-3 (34)
35 16 DON’T BE CRUEL –•– Bill Black’s Combo (Hi)-12 (11)
36 36 TOGETHERNESS –•– Frankie Avalon (Chancellor)-11 (26)
37 49 AM I THE MAN –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-6 (37)
38 31 ARTIFICIAL FLOWERS –•– Bobby Darin (Atco)-10 (20)
39 37 WAIT FOR ME –•– The Playmates (Roulette)-6 (37)
40 51 EXODUS –•– Ferrante and Teicher (United Artists)-3 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

42 38 MY DEAREST DARLING –•– Etta James (Argo)-11 (38)
43 29 LET’S THINK ABOUT LIVING –•– Bob Luman (Warner Brothers)-13 (7)
45 28 MY HEART HAS A MIND OF ITS OWN –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-16 (1)
46 25 CHAIN GANG –•– Sam Cooke (RCA Victor)-16 (2)
51 39 SUMMER’S GONE –•– Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)-10 (11)
52 35 PETER GUNN –•– Duane Eddy (Jamie)-8 (27)

POWER PLAYS

41 65 RUBY DUBY DU (From “KEY WITNESS”) –•– Charles Wolcott (MGM)-5 (41)
44 46 DEAR JOHN –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-6 (44)
47 44 LOVE WALKED IN –•– Dinah Washington (Mercury)-9 (30)
48 53 BALLAD OF THE ALAMO –•– Marty Robbins (Columbia)-7 (48)
49 60 GONZO –•– James Booker (Peacock)-4 (49)
50 58 NATURAL BORN LOVER –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-5 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

67 — RUBBER BALL –•– Bobby Vee (Liberty)-1 (67)
75 — BLUE TANGO –•– Bill Black’s Combo (Hi)-1 (75)
79 — WINGS OF A DOVE –•– Ferlin Husky (Capitol)-1 (79)
81 — WALK SLOW –•– Little Willie John (King)-1 (81)
86 — DOLL HOUSE –•– Donnie Brooks (Era)-1 (86)
87 — RAMONA –•– The Blue Diamonds (London)-1 (87)
92 — THEME FROM “THE SUNDOWNERS” –•– Felix Slatkin Orchestra and Chorus (Liberty)-8 (70)
95 — COME RAIN OR COME SHINE –•– Ray Charles (Atlantic)-1 (95)
97 — PSYCHO –•– Bobby Hendricks (with Dr. Jive) (Sue)-3 (73)
100 — HAVE YOU EVER BEEN LONELY (Have You Ever Been Blue) –•– Teresa Brewer (Coral)-1 (100)

US Hot 40 Singles for the Week Ending 11th December, 1960

TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

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1 1 ARE YOU LONESOME TO-NIGHT –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-4 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 LAST DATE –•– Floyd Cramer (RCA Victor)-9 (2)
3 4 POETRY IN MOTION –•– Johnny Tillotson (Cadence)-9 (2)
4 3 STAY –•– Maurice Williams and the Zodiacs (Herald)-10 (1)
5 5 A THOUSAND STARS –•– Kathy Young and the Innocents (Indigo)-7 (5)
6 7 NORTH TO ALASKA –•– Johnny Horton (Columbia)-12 (6)
7 11 HE WILL BREAK YOUR HEART –•– Jerry Butler (Vee-Jay)-6 (7)
8 6 NEW ORLEANS –•– Gary (U.S.) Bonds (Legrand)-8 (6)
9 12 SAILOR (Your Home Is the Sea) –•– Lolita (Kapp)-7 (9)
10 9 LET’S GO, LET’S GO, LET’S GO –•– Hank Ballard and the Midnighters (King)-12 (6)
——
11 14 MANY TEARS AGO –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-5 (11)
12 8 ALONE AT LAST –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-9 (8)
13 20 WONDERLAND BY NIGHT –•– Bert Kaempfert (Decca)-4 (13)
14 24 MY GIRL JOSEPHINE –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-7 (14)
15 10 GEORGIA ON MY MIND –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-11 (1)
16 16 SWAY –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-5 (16)
17 21 YOU’RE SIXTEEN –•– Johnny Burnette (Liberty)-6 (17)
18 13 SAVE THE LAST DANCE FOR ME –•– The Drifters (Atlantic)-14 (1)
19 18 PERFIDIA –•– The Ventures (Dolton)-6 (18)
20 15 THE HUCKLEBUCK –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-9 (14)
——
21 32 LONELY TEENAGER –•– Dion (Laurie)-8 (21)
22 29 I’LL SAVE THE LAST DANCE FOR YOU –•– Damita Jo (Mercury)-7 (22)
23 22 LIKE STRANGERS –•– The Everly Brothers (Cadence)-6 (22)
24 31 FOOLS RUSH IN (Where Angels Fear To Tread) –•– Brook Benton (Mercury)-4 (24)
25 17 I WANT TO BE WANTED –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-13 (1)
26 28 TO EACH HIS OWN –•– The Platters (Mercury)-9 (21)
27 34 I GOTTA KNOW –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-4 (27)
28 19 YOU TALK TOO MUCH –•– Joe Jones (RIC/Roulette)-12 (3)
29 23 SLEEP –•– Little Willie John (King)-14 (13)
30 40 EXODUS –•– Ferrante and Teicher (United Artists)-4 (30)
——
31 25 OL’ MACDONALD –•– Frank Sinatra (Capitol)-5 (25)
32 37 AM I THE MAN –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-7 (32)
33 38 ARTIFICIAL FLOWERS –•– Bobby Darin (Atco)-11 (20)
34 42 MY DEAREST DARLING –•– Etta James (Argo)-12 (34)
35 30 RUBY DUBY DU –•– Tobin Mathews & Co. (Chief)-6 (30)
36 27 BLUE ANGEL –•– Roy Orbison (Monument)-12 (9)
37 33 AM I LOSING YOU –•– Jim Reeves (RCA Victor)-7 (33)
38 50 NATURAL BORN LOVER –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-6 (38)
39 70 LAST DATE –•– Lawrence Welk and His Orchestra (Dot)-4 (39)
40 48 BALLAD OF THE ALAMO –•– Marty Robbins (Columbia)-8 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

42 36 TOGETHERNESS –•– Frankie Avalon (Chancellor)-12 (26)
44 39 WAIT FOR ME –•– The Playmates (Roulette)-7 (37)
48 26 DEVIL OR ANGEL –•– Bobby Vee (Liberty)-19 (6)
52 35 DON’T BE CRUEL –•– Bill Black’s Combo (Hi)-13 (11)

POWER PLAYS

41 75 BLUE TANGO –•– Bill Black’s Combo (Hi)-2 (41)
43 49 GONZO –•– James Booker (Peacock)-5 (43)
45 61 RUBY –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-3 (45)
46 44 DEAR JOHN –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-7 (44)
47 54 ALABAM –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-7 (47)
49 53 I MISSED ME –•– Jim Reeves (RCA Victor)-4 (49)
50 41 RUBY DUBY DU (From “KEY WITNESS”) –•– Charles Wolcott (MGM)-6 (41)

NEW THIS WEEK

69 — SAD MOOD –•– Sam Cooke (RCA Victor)-1 (69)
79 — GROOVY TONIGHT –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-1 (79)
84 — THE HOOCHI COOCHI COO –•– Hank Ballard and the Midnighters (King)-1 (84)
87 — THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN –•– Al Caiola and His Orchestra (United Artists)-1 (87)
88 — RAMBLING –•– The Ramblers (Addit)-1 (88)
89 — WONDERLAND BY NIGHT –•– Anita Bryant (Carlton)-1 (89)
90 — DANCE BY THE LIGHT OF THE MOON –•– The Olympics (Arvee)-1 (90)
91 — YOU ARE MY SUNSHINE –•– Johnny and the Hurricanes (Big Top)-1 (91)
96 — LITTLE MISS BLUE –•– Dion (Laurie)-1 (96)
97 — THE AGE FOR LOVE –•– Jimmy Charles (Promo)-1 (97)
98 — (You Better) KNOW WHAT YOU’RE DOIN’ –•– Lloyd Price (ABC-Paramount)-1 (98)
99 — WABASH BLUES –•– The Viscounts (Madison)-1 (99)
100 — ROCKIN’, ROLLIN’ OCEAN –•– Hank Snow (RCA Victor)-1 (100)

US Hot 40 Singles for the Week Ending 18th December, 1960

TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

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1 1 ARE YOU LONESOME TO-NIGHT –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-5 (3 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 LAST DATE –•– Floyd Cramer (RCA Victor)-10 (2)
3 5 A THOUSAND STARS –•– Kathy Young and the Innocents (Indigo)-8 (3)
4 13 WONDERLAND BY NIGHT –•– Bert Kaempfert (Decca)-5 (4)
5 6 NORTH TO ALASKA –•– Johnny Horton (Columbia)-13 (5)
6 9 SAILOR (Your Home Is the Sea) –•– Lolita (Kapp)-8 (6)
7 7 HE WILL BREAK YOUR HEART –•– Jerry Butler (Vee-Jay)-7 (7)
8 11 MANY TEARS AGO –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-6 (8)
9 3 POETRY IN MOTION –•– Johnny Tillotson (Cadence)-10 (2)
10 30 EXODUS –•– Ferrante and Teicher (United Artists)-5 (10)
——
11 4 STAY –•– Maurice Williams and the Zodiacs (Herald)-11 (1)
12 17 YOU’RE SIXTEEN –•– Johnny Burnette (Liberty)-7 (12)
13 8 NEW ORLEANS –•– Gary (U.S.) Bonds (Legrand)-9 (6)
14 16 SWAY –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-6 (14)
15 10 LET’S GO, LET’S GO, LET’S GO –•– Hank Ballard and the Midnighters (King)-13 (6)
16 12 ALONE AT LAST –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-10 (8)
17 14 MY GIRL JOSEPHINE –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-8 (14)
18 21 LONELY TEENAGER –•– Dion (Laurie)-9 (18)
19 19 PERFIDIA –•– The Ventures (Dolton)-7 (18)
20 27 I GOTTA KNOW –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-5 (20)
——
21 39 LAST DATE –•– Lawrence Welk and His Orchestra (Dot)-5 (21)
22 41 BLUE TANGO –•– Bill Black’s Combo (Hi)-3 (22)
23 53 RUBBER BALL –•– Bobby Vee (Liberty)-3 (23)
24 20 THE HUCKLEBUCK –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-10 (14)
25 51 WONDERLAND BY NIGHT –•– Louis Prima (Dot)-5 (25)
26 24 FOOLS RUSH IN (Where Angels Fear To Tread) –•– Brook Benton (Mercury)-5 (24)
27 22 I’LL SAVE THE LAST DANCE FOR YOU –•– Damita Jo (Mercury)-8 (22)
28 15 GEORGIA ON MY MIND –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-12 (1)
29 18 SAVE THE LAST DANCE FOR ME –•– The Drifters (Atlantic)-15 (1)
30 23 LIKE STRANGERS –•– The Everly Brothers (Cadence)-7 (22)
——
31 37 AM I LOSING YOU –•– Jim Reeves (RCA Victor)-8 (31)
32 25 I WANT TO BE WANTED –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-14 (1)
33 58 WILL YOU LOVE ME TOMORROW –•– The Shirelles (Scepter)-4 (33)
34 40 BALLAD OF THE ALAMO –•– Marty Robbins (Columbia)-9 (34)
35 45 RUBY –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-4 (35)
36 74 DON’T GO TO STRANGERS –•– Etta Jones (Prestige)-6 (36)
37 26 TO EACH HIS OWN –•– The Platters (Mercury)-10 (21)
38 29 SLEEP –•– Little Willie John (King)-15 (13)
39 38 NATURAL BORN LOVER –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-7 (38)
40 — ANGEL BABY –•– Rosie and the Originals (Highland)-1 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

41 36 BLUE ANGEL –•– Roy Orbison (Monument)-13 (9)
43 32 AM I THE MAN –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-8 (32)
46 35 RUBY DUBY DU –•– Tobin Mathews & Co. (Chief)-6 (30)
47 31 OL’ MACDONALD –•– Frank Sinatra (Capitol)-6 (25)
48 28 YOU TALK TOO MUCH –•– Joe Jones (RIC/Roulette)-13 (3)
56 33 ARTIFICIAL FLOWERS –•– Bobby Darin (Atco)-12 (20)
63 34 MY DEAREST DARLING –•– Etta James (Argo)-13 (34)

POWER PLAYS

42 71 CORINNA, CORINNA –•– Ray Peterson (Dunes)-4 (42)
44 49 I MISSED ME –•– Jim Reeves (RCA Victor)-5 (44)
45 54 MAIN THEME FROM EXODUS (Ari’s Theme) –•– Mantovani and His Orchestra (London)-4 (45)
49 59 ONCE IN AWHILE –•– The Chimes (Tag)-7 (49)
50 43 GONZO –•– James Booker (Peacock)-6 (43)

NEW THIS WEEK

40 — ANGEL BABY –•– Rosie and the Originals (Highland)-1 (40)
53 — THE LITTLE DRUMMER BOY –•– The Harry Simeone Chorale (20th Fox)-17 (13)
55 — WHITE CHRISTMAS –•– Bing Crosby (Decca)-68 (1)
64 — ROCKIN’ AROUND THE CHRISTMAS TREE –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-1 (64)
66 — THE CHIPMUNK SONG (Christmas Don’t Be Late) –•– The Chipmunks with the Music Of David Seville (Liberty)-19 (1)
69 — JINGLE BELL ROCK –•– Bobby Helms (Decca)-11 (6)
71 — SHOP AROUND –•– The Miracles (Featuring Bill “Smokey” Robinson) (Tamla)-1 (71)
79 — ADESTE FIDELES (Oh, Come, All Ye Faithful) –•– Bing Crosby (Decca)-1 (79)
84 — I’M HURTIN’ –•– Roy Orbison (Monument)-1 (84)
86 — THE PUPPET SONG –•– Frankie Avalon (Chancellor)-1 (86)
88 — A PERFECT LOVE –•– Frankie Avalon (Chancellor)-1 (88)
93 — HAPPY DAYS –•– Marv Johnson (United Artists)-1 (93)
94 — I IDOLIZE YOU –•– Ike and Tina Turner (Sue)-1 (94)
95 — CALCUTTA –•– Lawrence Welk and His Orchestra (Dot)-1 (95)
96 — YOU DON’T WANT MY LOVE –•– Andy Williams (Cadence)-1 (96)
98 — MY LAST DATE (With You) –•– Skeeter Davis (RCA Victor)-1 (98)
100 — THE CHRISTMAS SONG (Merry Christmas To You) –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-1 (100)

US Hot 40 Singles for the Week Ending 25th December, 1960

TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

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1 1 ARE YOU LONESOME TO-NIGHT –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-6 (4 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 LAST DATE –•– Floyd Cramer (RCA Victor)-11 (2)
3 4 WONDERLAND BY NIGHT –•– Bert Kaempfert (Decca)-6 (3)
4 5 NORTH TO ALASKA –•– Johnny Horton (Columbia)-14 (4)
5 6 SAILOR (Your Home Is the Sea) –•– Lolita (Kapp)-9 (5)
6 10 EXODUS –•– Ferrante and Teicher (United Artists)-6 (6)
7 3 A THOUSAND STARS –•– Kathy Young and the Innocents (Indigo)-9 (3)
8 8 MANY TEARS AGO –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-7 (8)
9 12 YOU’RE SIXTEEN –•– Johnny Burnette (Liberty)-8 (9)
10 7 HE WILL BREAK YOUR HEART –•– Jerry Butler (Vee-Jay)-8 (7)
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11 9 POETRY IN MOTION –•– Johnny Tillotson (Cadence)-11 (2)
12 18 LONELY TEENAGER –•– Dion (Laurie)-10 (12)
13 11 STAY –•– Maurice Williams and the Zodiacs (Herald)-12 (1)
14 14 SWAY –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-7 (14)
15 23 RUBBER BALL –•– Bobby Vee (Liberty)-4 (15)
16 22 BLUE TANGO –•– Bill Black’s Combo (Hi)-4 (16)
17 19 PERFIDIA –•– The Ventures (Dolton)-8 (17)
18 13 NEW ORLEANS –•– Gary (U.S.) Bonds (Legrand)-10 (6)
19 17 MY GIRL JOSEPHINE –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-9 (14)
20 25 WONDERLAND BY NIGHT –•– Louis Prima (Dot)-6 (20)
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21 16 ALONE AT LAST –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-11 (8)
22 33 WILL YOU LOVE ME TOMORROW –•– The Shirelles (Scepter)-5 (22)
23 40 ANGEL BABY –•– Rosie and the Originals (Highland)-2 (23)
24 21 LAST DATE –•– Lawrence Welk and His Orchestra (Dot)-6 (21)
25 15 LET’S GO, LET’S GO, LET’S GO –•– Hank Ballard and the Midnighters (King)-14 (6)
26 64 ROCKIN’ AROUND THE CHRISTMAS TREE –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-2 (26)
27 42 CORINNA, CORINNA –•– Ray Peterson (Dunes)-5 (27)
28 53 THE LITTLE DRUMMER BOY –•– The Harry Simeone Chorale (20th Fox)-18 (13)
29 51 SAD MOOD –•– Sam Cooke (RCA Victor)-3 (29)
30 20 I GOTTA KNOW –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-6 (20)
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31 27 I’LL SAVE THE LAST DANCE FOR YOU –•– Damita Jo (Mercury)-9 (22)
32 55 WHITE CHRISTMAS –•– Bing Crosby (Decca)-69 (1)
33 26 FOOLS RUSH IN (Where Angels Fear To Tread) –•– Brook Benton (Mercury)-6 (24)
34 34 BALLAD OF THE ALAMO –•– Marty Robbins (Columbia)-10 (34)
35 29 SAVE THE LAST DANCE FOR ME –•– The Drifters (Atlantic)-16 (1)
36 35 RUBY –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-5 (35)
37 30 LIKE STRANGERS –•– The Everly Brothers (Cadence)-8 (22)
38 24 THE HUCKLEBUCK –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-11 (14)
39 31 AM I LOSING YOU –•– Jim Reeves (RCA Victor)-9 (31)
40 39 NATURAL BORN LOVER –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-8 (38)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

49 28 GEORGIA ON MY MIND –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-13 (1)
52 32 I WANT TO BE WANTED –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-15 (1)
55 36 DON’T GO TO STRANGERS –•– Etta Jones (Prestige)-7 (36)
63 38 SLEEP –•– Little Willie John (King)-16 (13)
70 37 TO EACH HIS OWN –•– The Platters (Mercury)-11 (21)

POWER PLAYS

41 65 DOLL HOUSE –•– Donnie Brooks (Era)-4 (41)
42 59 WINGS OF A DOVE –•– Ferlin Husky (Capitol)-4 (42)
43 58 THE HOOCHI COOCHI COO –•– Hank Ballard and the Midnighters (King)-3 (43)
44 49 ONCE IN AWHILE –•– The Chimes (Tag)-8 (44)
45 66 THE CHIPMUNK SONG (Christmas Don’t Be Late) –•– The Chipmunks with the Music Of David Seville (Liberty)-20 (1)
46 69 JINGLE BELL ROCK –•– Bobby Helms (Decca)-12 (6)
47 57 WONDERLAND BY NIGHT –•– Anita Bryant (Carlton)-3 (47)
48 54 WALK SLOW –•– Little Willie John (King)-4 (48)
50 45 MAIN THEME FROM EXODUS (Ari’s Theme) –•– Mantovani and His Orchestra (London)-5 (45)

NEW THIS WEEK

62 — RUDOLPH THE RED NOSED REINDEER –•– David Seville and the Chipmunks (Liberty)-1 (62)
64 — SILENT NIGHT –•– Bing Crosby (Decca)-4 (54)
74 — RUDOLPH THE RED NOSED REINDEER –•– The Melodeers (Studio)-1 (74)
77 — I COUNT THE TEARS –•– The Drifters (Atlantic)-1 (77)
78 — TWISTIN’ BELLS –•– Santo and Johnny (Canadian American)-1 (78)
82 — YOUR OTHER LOVE –•– The Flamingos (End)-1 (82)
89 — CHRISTMAS AULD LANG SYNE –•– Bobby Darin (Atco)-1 (89)
90 — MY LAST DATE (With You) –•– Joni James (MGM)-1 (90)
91 — UTOPIA –•– Frank Gari (Crusade)-1 (91)
93 — BABY OH BABY –•– The Shells (Johnson)-1 (93)
95 — “PEPE” –•– Duane Eddy (Jamie)-1 (95)
96 — WHITE CHRISTMAS –•– Clyde McPhatter and the Drifters (Atlantic)-2 (80)
97 — BLUE CHRISTMAS –•– The Browns Featuring Jim Edward Brown (RCA Victor)-1 (97)
98 — LOVEY DOVEY –•– Buddy Knox (Liberty)-1 (98)
99 — MISTER LIVINGSTON –•– Larry Verne (Era)-1 (99)
100 — CALENDAR GIRL –•– Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)-1 (100)