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US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 5th January, 1963

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

1 1 TELSTAR –•– The Tornadoes (London)-10 (3 weeks at #1) (1)
2 4 GO AWAY LITTLE GIRL –•– Steve Lawrence (Columbia)-9 (2)
3 2 LIMBO ROCK –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-18 (2)
4 3 BOBBY’S GIRL –•– Marcie Blane (Seville)-12 (3)
5 5 BIG GIRLS DON’T CRY –•– The Four Seasons (Vee-Jay)-12 (1)
6 10 HOTEL HAPPINESS –•– Brook Benton (Mercury)-8 (6)
7 11 PEPINO THE ITALIAN MOUSE –•– Lou Monte (Reprise)-5 (7)
8 6 RETURN TO SENDER –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-12 (2)
9 9 ZIP-A-DEE DOO-DAH –•– Bob B. Soxx and the Blue Jeans (Philles)-8 (9)
10 14 TELL HIM –•– The Exciters (United Artists)-6 (10)

11 20 MY DAD –•– Paul Petersen (Colpix)-8 (11)
12 7 YOU ARE MY SUNSHINE –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-8 (7)
13 8 RELEASE ME –•– Esther Phillips “Little Esther” (Lenox)-11 (8)
14 21 THE NIGHT HAS A THOUSAND EYES –•– Bobby Vee (Liberty)-5 (14)
15 19 TWO LOVERS –•– Mary Wells (Motown)-6 (15)
16 15 THE LONELY BULL (El Solo Torro) –•– The Tijuana Brass Featuring Herb Alpert (A&M)-11 (6)
17 13 DEAR LONELY HEARTS –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-9 (13)
18 17 CHAINS –•– The Cookies (Dimension)-9 (17)
19 12 KEEP YOUR HANDS OFF MY BABY –•– Little Eva (Dimension)-10 (12)
20 30 IT’S UP TO YOU –•– Rick Nelson (Imperial)-4 (20)

21 16 DON’T HANG UP –•– The Orlons (Cameo)-13 (4)
22 29 UP ON THE ROOF –•– The Drifters (Atlantic)-10 (22)
23 24 WIGGLE WOBBLE –•– Les Cooper and the Soul Rockers (Everlast)-12 (23)
24 18 LOVE CAME TO ME –•– Dion (Laurie)-9 (10)
25 39 I SAW LINDA YESTERDAY –•– Dickey Lee (Smash)-5 (25)
26 27 EVERYBODY LOVES A LOVER –•– The Shirelles (Scepter)-6 (26)
27 22 RUBY ANN –•– Marty Robbins (Columbia)-8 (18)
28 34 SHUTTERS AND BOARDS –•– Jerry Wallace (Challenge)-8 (28)
29 43 HALF HEAVEN – HALF HEARTACHE –•– Gene Pitney (Musicor)-4 (29)
30 31 MONSTERS’ HOLIDAY –•– Bobby (Boris) Pickett and the Crypt-Kickers (Garpax)-5 (30)

31 25 RIDE –•– Dee Dee Sharp (Cameo)-12 (5)
32 46 DON’T MAKE ME OVER –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-5 (32)
33 33 (Dance With the) GUITAR MAN –•– Duane Eddy and the Rebelettes (RCA Victor)-14 (12)
34 49 TROUBLE IS MY MIDDLE NAME –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-5 (34)
35 61 LOOP DE LOOP –•– Johnny Thunder (Diamond)-3 (35)
36 32 YOUR CHEATING HEART –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-8 (29)
37 44 SEE SEE RIDER –•– LaVern Baker (Atlantic)-6 (37)
38 26 RUMORS –•– Johnny Crawford (Del-Fi)-10 (12)
39 51 I’M GONNA BE WARM THIS WINTER –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-4 (39)
40 35 LET’S GO (Pony) –•– The Routers (Warner Brothers)-10 (19)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

41 37 DESAFINADO –•– Stan Getz/Charlie Byrd (Verve)-15 (15)
45 36 COMIN’ HOME BABY –•– Mel Torme (Atlantic)-10 (36)

POWER PLAYS

42 58 REMEMBER THEN –•– The Earls (Old Town)-4 (42)
43 42 LET’S KISS AND MAKE UP –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-6 (42)
44 52 SOME KINDA FUN –•– Chris Montez (Monogram)-5 (44)
46 69 YOU’VE REALLY GOT A HOLD ON ME –•– The Miracles (Tamla)-5 (46)
47 53 THE LOVE OF A BOY –•– Timi Yuro (Liberty)-6 (47)
48 67 MY COLORING BOOK –•– Kitty Kallen (RCA Victor)-3 (48)
49 50 TEN LITTLE INDIANS –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-6 (49)
50 41 THE PUSH AND KICK –•– Mark Valentino (Swan)-9 (27)

NEW THIS WEEK

71 — WALK RIGHT IN –•– The Rooftop Singers (Vanguard)-1 (71)
75 — I’M A WOMAN –•– Peggy Lee (Capitol)-1 (75)
79 — CALL ON ME –•– Bobby Bland (Duke)-1 (79)
81 — ALL ABOUT MY GIRL –•– Jimmy McGriff (Sue)-1 (81)
83 — BOSSA NOVA U.S.A. –•– The Dave Brubeck Quartet (Columbia)-1 (83)
86 — DARKEST STREET IN TOWN –•– Jimmy Clanton (Ace)-1 (86)
87 — PROUD –•– Johnny Crawford (Del-Fi)-1 (87)
88 — RED PEPPER I –•– Roosevelt Fountain and the Pens Of Rhythm (Prince-Adams)-1 (88)
90 — AL DI LA –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-1 (90)
91 — THE GYPSY CRIED –•– Lou Christie (Roulette)-1 (91)
92 — EVERY DAY I HAVE TO CRY –•– Steve Alaimo (Checker)-1 (92)
94 — I WILL LIVE MY LIFE FOR YOU –•– Tony Bennett (Columbia)-1 (94)
95 — JELLYBREAD –•– Booker T. and the MG’s (Stax)-2 (90)
98 — MAMA DIDN’T LIE –•– Jan Bradley (Chess)-1 (98)
99 — HOW MUCH IS THAT DOGGIE IN THE WINDOW –•– Baby Jane and the Rockabyes (United Artists)-1 (99)
100 — LET ME ENTERTAIN YOU –•– Ray Anthony (Capitol)-2 (96)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 12th January, 1963

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

1 2 GO AWAY LITTLE GIRL –•– Steve Lawrence (Columbia)-10 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 1 TELSTAR –•– The Tornadoes (London)-11 (1)
3 3 LIMBO ROCK –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-19 (2)
4 6 HOTEL HAPPINESS –•– Brook Benton (Mercury)-9 (4)
5 7 PEPINO THE ITALIAN MOUSE –•– Lou Monte (Reprise)-6 (5)
6 10 TELL HIM –•– The Exciters (United Artists)-7 (6)
7 14 THE NIGHT HAS A THOUSAND EYES –•– Bobby Vee (Liberty)-6 (7)
8 9 ZIP-A-DEE DOO-DAH –•– Bob B. Soxx and the Blue Jeans (Philles)-9 (8)
9 15 TWO LOVERS –•– Mary Wells (Motown)-7 (9)
10 11 MY DAD –•– Paul Petersen (Colpix)-9 (10)

11 5 BIG GIRLS DON’T CRY –•– The Four Seasons (Vee-Jay)-13 (1)
12 4 BOBBY’S GIRL –•– Marcie Blane (Seville)-13 (3)
13 8 RETURN TO SENDER –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-13 (2)
14 20 IT’S UP TO YOU –•– Rick Nelson (Imperial)-5 (14)
15 12 YOU ARE MY SUNSHINE –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-9 (7)
16 22 UP ON THE ROOF –•– The Drifters (Atlantic)-11 (16)
17 25 I SAW LINDA YESTERDAY –•– Dickey Lee (Smash)-6 (17)
18 16 THE LONELY BULL (El Solo Torro) –•– The Tijuana Brass Featuring Herb Alpert (A&M)-12 (6)
19 35 LOOP DE LOOP –•– Johnny Thunder (Diamond)-4 (19)
20 29 HALF HEAVEN – HALF HEARTACHE –•– Gene Pitney (Musicor)-5 (20)

21 26 EVERYBODY LOVES A LOVER –•– The Shirelles (Scepter)-7 (21)
22 23 WIGGLE WOBBLE –•– Les Cooper and the Soul Rockers (Everlast)-13 (22)
23 13 RELEASE ME –•– Esther Phillips “Little Esther” (Lenox)-12 (8)
24 28 SHUTTERS AND BOARDS –•– Jerry Wallace (Challenge)-9 (24)
25 17 DEAR LONELY HEARTS –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-10 (13)
26 18 CHAINS –•– The Cookies (Dimension)-10 (17)
27 24 LOVE CAME TO ME –•– Dion (Laurie)-10 (10)
28 32 DON’T MAKE ME OVER –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-6 (28)
29 19 KEEP YOUR HANDS OFF MY BABY –•– Little Eva (Dimension)-11 (12)
30 53 HEY PAULA –•– Paul and Paula (Philips)-3 (30)

31 21 DON’T HANG UP –•– The Orlons (Cameo)-14 (4)
32 42 REMEMBER THEN –•– The Earls (Old Town)-5 (32)
33 46 YOU’VE REALLY GOT A HOLD ON ME –•– The Miracles (Tamla)-6 (33)
34 34 TROUBLE IS MY MIDDLE NAME –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-6 (34)
35 71 WALK RIGHT IN –•– The Rooftop Singers (Vanguard)-2 (35)
36 37 SEE SEE RIDER –•– LaVern Baker (Atlantic)-7 (36)
37 39 I’M GONNA BE WARM THIS WINTER –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-5 (37)
38 48 MY COLORING BOOK –•– Kitty Kallen (RCA Victor)-4 (38)
39 30 MONSTERS’ HOLIDAY –•– Bobby (Boris) Pickett and the Crypt-Kickers (Garpax)-6 (30)
40 43 LET’S KISS AND MAKE UP –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-7 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

41 31 RIDE –•– Dee Dee Sharp (Cameo)-13 (5)
44 27 RUBY ANN –•– Marty Robbins (Columbia)-9 (18)
45 33 (Dance With the) GUITAR MAN –•– Duane Eddy and the Rebelettes (RCA Victor)-15 (12)
47 36 YOUR CHEATING HEART –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-9 (29)
48 40 LET’S GO (Pony) –•– The Routers (Warner Brothers)-11 (19)

POWER PLAYS

42 58 MY COLORING BOOK –•– Sandy Stewart (Colpix)-3 (42)
43 44 SOME KINDA FUN –•– Chris Montez (Monogram)-6 (43)
46 47 THE LOVE OF A BOY –•– Timi Yuro (Liberty)-7 (46)
49 63 CINNAMON CINDER (It’s a Very Nice Dance) –•– The Pastel Six (Zen)-3 (49)
50 41 DESAFINADO –•– Stan Getz/Charlie Byrd (Verve)-16 (15)

NEW THIS WEEK

77 — CHICKEN FEED –•– Bent Fabric and His Piano (Atco)-1 (77)
79 — WOULD IT MAKE ANY DIFFERENCE TO YOU –•– Etta James (Argo)-1 (79)
80 — RHYTHM OF THE RAIN –•– The Cascades (Valiant)-1 (80)
87 — WHAT TO DO WITH LAURIE –•– Mike Clifford (United Artists)-2 (87)
88 — PUDDIN N’ TAIN (Ask Me Again, I’ll Tell You the Same) –•– The Alley Cats (Philles)-1 (88)
89 — WILLIE CAN –•– Sue Thompson (Hickory)-1 (89)
90 — I WANNA BE AROUND –•– Tony Bennett (Columbia)-1 (90)
91 — LOOK AT ME –•– Dobie Gray (Cordak)-1 (91)
93 — BIG BOAT –•– Peter, Paul and Mary (Warner Brothers)-2 (93)
95 — SOMEONE SOMEWHERE –•– Little Junior Parker (Duke)-1 (95)
96 — HITCH HIKE –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-1 (96)
97 — SLOP TIME –•– The Sherrys (Guyden)-1 (97)
98 — THE POPEYE WADDLE –•– Don Covay (Cameo)-2 (98)
99 — LET ME GO THE RIGHT WAY –•– The Supremes (Motown)-2 (91)
100 — WALK RIGHT IN –•– The Moments (Era)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 19th January, 1963

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

1 1 GO AWAY LITTLE GIRL –•– Steve Lawrence (Columbia)-11 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 TELSTAR –•– The Tornadoes (London)-12 (1)
3 4 HOTEL HAPPINESS –•– Brook Benton (Mercury)-10 (3)
4 6 TELL HIM –•– The Exciters (United Artists)-8 (4)
5 7 THE NIGHT HAS A THOUSAND EYES –•– Bobby Vee (Liberty)-7 (5)
6 3 LIMBO ROCK –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-20 (2)
7 9 TWO LOVERS –•– Mary Wells (Motown)-8 (7)
8 10 MY DAD –•– Paul Petersen (Colpix)-10 (8)
9 5 PEPINO THE ITALIAN MOUSE –•– Lou Monte (Reprise)-7 (5)
10 30 HEY PAULA –•– Paul and Paula (Philips)-4 (10)

11 35 WALK RIGHT IN –•– The Rooftop Singers (Vanguard)-3 (11)
12 14 IT’S UP TO YOU –•– Rick Nelson (Imperial)-6 (12)
13 16 UP ON THE ROOF –•– The Drifters (Atlantic)-12 (13)
14 17 I SAW LINDA YESTERDAY –•– Dickey Lee (Smash)-7 (14)
15 8 ZIP-A-DEE DOO-DAH –•– Bob B. Soxx and the Blue Jeans (Philles)-10 (8)
16 19 LOOP DE LOOP –•– Johnny Thunder (Diamond)-5 (16)
17 20 HALF HEAVEN – HALF HEARTACHE –•– Gene Pitney (Musicor)-6 (17)
18 11 BIG GIRLS DON’T CRY –•– The Four Seasons (Vee-Jay)-14 (1)
19 12 BOBBY’S GIRL –•– Marcie Blane (Seville)-14 (3)
20 21 EVERYBODY LOVES A LOVER –•– The Shirelles (Scepter)-8 (20)

21 13 RETURN TO SENDER –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-14 (2)
22 15 YOU ARE MY SUNSHINE –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-10 (7)
23 37 I’M GONNA BE WARM THIS WINTER –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-6 (23)
24 24 SHUTTERS AND BOARDS –•– Jerry Wallace (Challenge)-10 (24)
25 32 REMEMBER THEN –•– The Earls (Old Town)-6 (25)
26 28 DON’T MAKE ME OVER –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-7 (26)
27 38 MY COLORING BOOK –•– Kitty Kallen (RCA Victor)-5 (27)
28 33 YOU’VE REALLY GOT A HOLD ON ME –•– The Miracles (Tamla)-7 (28)
29 22 WIGGLE WOBBLE –•– Les Cooper and the Soul Rockers (Everlast)-14 (22)
30 18 THE LONELY BULL (El Solo Torro) –•– The Tijuana Brass Featuring Herb Alpert (A&M)-13 (6)

31 23 RELEASE ME –•– Esther Phillips “Little Esther” (Lenox)-13 (8)
32 42 MY COLORING BOOK –•– Sandy Stewart (Colpix)-4 (32)
33 34 TROUBLE IS MY MIDDLE NAME –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-7 (33)
34 36 SEE SEE RIDER –•– LaVern Baker (Atlantic)-8 (34)
35 26 CHAINS –•– The Cookies (Dimension)-11 (17)
36 49 CINNAMON CINDER (It’s a Very Nice Dance) –•– The Pastel Six (Zen)-4 (36)
37 27 LOVE CAME TO ME –•– Dion (Laurie)-11 (10)
38 40 LET’S KISS AND MAKE UP –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-8 (38)
39 25 DEAR LONELY HEARTS –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-11 (13)
40 57 HE’S SURE THE BOY I LOVE –•– The Crystals (The Blossoms) (Philles)-4 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

45 29 KEEP YOUR HANDS OFF MY BABY –•– Little Eva (Dimension)-12 (12)
47 31 DON’T HANG UP –•– The Orlons (Cameo)-15 (4)

POWER PLAYS

41 51 FROM A JACK TO A KING –•– Ned Miller (Fabor)-4 (41)
42 53 LITTLE TOWN FLIRT –•– Del Shannon (Big Top)-5 (42)
43 43 SOME KINDA FUN –•– Chris Montez (Monogram)-7 (43)
44 46 THE LOVE OF A BOY –•– Timi Yuro (Liberty)-8 (44)
46 52 LOVESICK BLUES –•– Frank Ifield (Vee-Jay)-5 (46)
48 48 LET’S GO (Pony) –•– The Routers (Warner Brothers)-12 (19)
49 66 FLY ME TO THE MOON – BOSSA NOVA –•– Joe Harnell and His Orchestra (Kapp)-4 (49)
50 63 SHAKE ME I RATTLE (Squeeze Me I Cry) –•– Marion Worth (Columbia)-4 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

66 — LOVE (Makes the World Go ‘Round) –•– Paul Anka (RCA Victor)-1 (66)
69 — RUBY BABY –•– Dion (Columbia)-1 (69)
78 — SETTLE DOWN (Goin’ Down That Highway) –•– Peter, Paul and Mary (Warner Brothers)-1 (78)
81 — THAT’S THE WAY LOVE IS –•– Bobby Bland (Duke)-1 (81)
82 — BLAME IT ON THE BOSSA NOVA –•– Eydie Gorme (Columbia)-1 (82)
87 — YOU’RE THE REASON I’M LIVING –•– Bobby Darin (Capitol)-1 (87)
94 — AL DI LA –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-2 (90)
96 — WHO STOLE THE KEESHKA –•– The Matys Brothers (Select)-1 (96)
97 — FROM THE BOTTOM OF MY HEART (Dammi, Dammi, Dammi) –•– Dean Martin (Reprise)-2 (97)
99 — OO-LA-LA-LIMBO –•– Danny and the Juniors (Guyden)-1 (99)
100 — THE LONE TEEN RANGER –•– Jerry Landis (Paul Simon) (Amy)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 26th January, 1963

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

1 11 WALK RIGHT IN –•– The Rooftop Singers (Vanguard)-4 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 10 HEY PAULA –•– Paul and Paula (Philips)-5 (2)
3 1 GO AWAY LITTLE GIRL –•– Steve Lawrence (Columbia)-12 (1)
4 4 TELL HIM –•– The Exciters (United Artists)-9 (4)
5 5 THE NIGHT HAS A THOUSAND EYES –•– Bobby Vee (Liberty)-8 (5)
6 8 MY DAD –•– Paul Petersen (Colpix)-11 (6)
7 7 TWO LOVERS –•– Mary Wells (Motown)-9 (7)
8 2 TELSTAR –•– The Tornadoes (London)-13 (1)
9 12 IT’S UP TO YOU –•– Rick Nelson (Imperial)-7 (9)
10 6 LIMBO ROCK –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-21 (2)

11 13 UP ON THE ROOF –•– The Drifters (Atlantic)-13 (11)
12 3 HOTEL HAPPINESS –•– Brook Benton (Mercury)-11 (3)
13 16 LOOP DE LOOP –•– Johnny Thunder (Diamond)-6 (13)
14 14 I SAW LINDA YESTERDAY –•– Dickey Lee (Smash)-8 (14)
15 17 HALF HEAVEN – HALF HEARTACHE –•– Gene Pitney (Musicor)-7 (15)
16 9 PEPINO THE ITALIAN MOUSE –•– Lou Monte (Reprise)-8 (5)
17 28 YOU’VE REALLY GOT A HOLD ON ME –•– The Miracles (Tamla)-8 (17)
18 23 I’M GONNA BE WARM THIS WINTER –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-7 (18)
19 20 EVERYBODY LOVES A LOVER –•– The Shirelles (Scepter)-9 (19)
20 15 ZIP-A-DEE DOO-DAH –•– Bob B. Soxx and the Blue Jeans (Philles)-11 (8)

21 26 DON’T MAKE ME OVER –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-8 (21)
22 19 BOBBY’S GIRL –•– Marcie Blane (Seville)-15 (3)
23 27 MY COLORING BOOK –•– Kitty Kallen (RCA Victor)-6 (23)
24 25 REMEMBER THEN –•– The Earls (Old Town)-7 (24)
25 32 MY COLORING BOOK –•– Sandy Stewart (Colpix)-5 (25)
26 24 SHUTTERS AND BOARDS –•– Jerry Wallace (Challenge)-11 (24)
27 18 BIG GIRLS DON’T CRY –•– The Four Seasons (Vee-Jay)-15 (1)
28 41 FROM A JACK TO A KING –•– Ned Miller (Fabor)-5 (28)
29 36 CINNAMON CINDER (It’s a Very Nice Dance) –•– The Pastel Six (Zen)-5 (29)
30 42 LITTLE TOWN FLIRT –•– Del Shannon (Big Top)-6 (30)

31 69 RUBY BABY –•– Dion (Columbia)-2 (31)
32 40 HE’S SURE THE BOY I LOVE –•– The Crystals (The Blossoms) (Philles)-5 (32)
33 49 FLY ME TO THE MOON – BOSSA NOVA –•– Joe Harnell and His Orchestra (Kapp)-5 (33)
34 21 RETURN TO SENDER –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-15 (2)
35 65 RHYTHM OF THE RAIN –•– The Cascades (Valiant)-3 (35)
36 51 PROUD –•– Johnny Crawford (Del-Fi)-4 (36)
37 29 WIGGLE WOBBLE –•– Les Cooper and the Soul Rockers (Everlast)-15 (22)
38 52 WILD WEEKEND –•– The Rebels (Swan)-5 (38)
39 22 YOU ARE MY SUNSHINE –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-11 (7)
40 — WALK LIKE A MAN –•– The Four Seasons (Vee-Jay)-1 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

41 33 TROUBLE IS MY MIDDLE NAME –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-8 (33)
42 34 SEE SEE RIDER –•– LaVern Baker (Atlantic)-9 (34)
45 38 LET’S KISS AND MAKE UP –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-9 (38)
48 35 CHAINS –•– The Cookies (Dimension)-12 (17)
50 30 THE LONELY BULL (El Solo Torro) –•– The Tijuana Brass Featuring Herb Alpert (A&M)-14 (6)
59 31 RELEASE ME –•– Esther Phillips “Little Esther” (Lenox)-14 (8)

POWER PLAYS

43 50 SHAKE ME I RATTLE (Squeeze Me I Cry) –•– Marion Worth (Columbia)-5 (43)
44 46 LOVESICK BLUES –•– Frank Ifield (Vee-Jay)-6 (44)
46 43 SOME KINDA FUN –•– Chris Montez (Monogram)-8 (43)
47 62 MAMA DIDN’T LIE –•– Jan Bradley (Chess)-4 (47)
49 56 STRANGE I KNOW –•– The Marvelettes (Tamla)-9 (49)

NEW THIS WEEK

40 — WALK LIKE A MAN –•– The Four Seasons (Vee-Jay)-1 (40)
63 — SEND ME SOME LOVIN’ –•– Sam Cooke (RCA Victor)-1 (63)
66 — SHE’LL NEVER KNOW –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-1 (66)
73 — YOUR USED TO BE –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-1 (73)
81 — WHAT WILL MARY SAY –•– Johnny Mathis (Columbia)-1 (81)
82 — DAYS OF WINE AND ROSES –•– Henry Mancini and His Orchestra (RCA Victor)-1 (82)
84 — THE END OF THE WORLD –•– Skeeter Davis (RCA Victor)-1 (84)
86 — BIG WIDE WORLD –•– Teddy Randazzo (Colpix)-1 (86)
89 — LEAVIN’ ON YOUR MIND –•– Patsy Cline (Decca)-1 (89)
91 — THE SAME OLD HURT –•– Burl Ives (Decca)-1 (91)
95 — AS LONG AS SHE NEEDS ME –•– Sammy Davis, Jr. (Reprise)-1 (95)
96 — GREENBACK DOLLAR –•– The Kingston Trio (Capitol)-1 (96)
98 — I’D RATHER BE HERE IN YOUR ARMS –•– The Duprees (Coed)-1 (98)
100 — MEDITATION (Meditacao) –•– Charlie Byrd (Riverside)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 2nd February, 1963

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

1 1 WALK RIGHT IN –•– The Rooftop Singers (Vanguard)-5 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 HEY PAULA –•– Paul and Paula (Philips)-6 (2)
3 5 THE NIGHT HAS A THOUSAND EYES –•– Bobby Vee (Liberty)-9 (3)
4 3 GO AWAY LITTLE GIRL –•– Steve Lawrence (Columbia)-13 (1)
5 13 LOOP DE LOOP –•– Johnny Thunder (Diamond)-7 (5)
6 9 IT’S UP TO YOU –•– Rick Nelson (Imperial)-8 (6)
7 11 UP ON THE ROOF –•– The Drifters (Atlantic)-14 (7)
8 4 TELL HIM –•– The Exciters (United Artists)-10 (4)
9 7 TWO LOVERS –•– Mary Wells (Motown)-10 (7)
10 6 MY DAD –•– Paul Petersen (Colpix)-12 (6)

11 17 YOU’VE REALLY GOT A HOLD ON ME –•– The Miracles (Tamla)-9 (11)
12 31 RUBY BABY –•– Dion (Columbia)-3 (12)
13 15 HALF HEAVEN – HALF HEARTACHE –•– Gene Pitney (Musicor)-8 (13)
14 14 I SAW LINDA YESTERDAY –•– Dickey Lee (Smash)-9 (14)
15 40 WALK LIKE A MAN –•– The Four Seasons (Vee-Jay)-2 (15)
16 28 FROM A JACK TO A KING –•– Ned Miller (Fabor)-6 (16)
17 8 TELSTAR –•– The Tornadoes (London)-14 (1)
18 23 MY COLORING BOOK –•– Kitty Kallen (RCA Victor)-7 (18)
19 35 RHYTHM OF THE RAIN –•– The Cascades (Valiant)-4 (19)
20 25 MY COLORING BOOK –•– Sandy Stewart (Colpix)-6 (20)

21 21 DON’T MAKE ME OVER –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-9 (21)
22 12 HOTEL HAPPINESS –•– Brook Benton (Mercury)-12 (3)
23 18 I’M GONNA BE WARM THIS WINTER –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-8 (18)
24 19 EVERYBODY LOVES A LOVER –•– The Shirelles (Scepter)-10 (19)
25 29 CINNAMON CINDER (It’s a Very Nice Dance) –•– The Pastel Six (Zen)-6 (25)
26 30 LITTLE TOWN FLIRT –•– Del Shannon (Big Top)-7 (26)
27 32 HE’S SURE THE BOY I LOVE –•– The Crystals (The Blossoms) (Philles)-6 (27)
28 33 FLY ME TO THE MOON – BOSSA NOVA –•– Joe Harnell and His Orchestra (Kapp)-6 (28)
29 10 LIMBO ROCK –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-22 (2)
30 56 YOU’RE THE REASON I’M LIVING –•– Bobby Darin (Capitol)-3 (30)

31 16 PEPINO THE ITALIAN MOUSE –•– Lou Monte (Reprise)-9 (5)
32 36 PROUD –•– Johnny Crawford (Del-Fi)-5 (32)
33 26 SHUTTERS AND BOARDS –•– Jerry Wallace (Challenge)-12 (24)
34 24 REMEMBER THEN –•– The Earls (Old Town)-8 (24)
35 38 WILD WEEKEND –•– The Rebels (Swan)-6 (35)
36 47 MAMA DIDN’T LIE –•– Jan Bradley (Chess)-5 (36)
37 20 ZIP-A-DEE DOO-DAH –•– Bob B. Soxx and the Blue Jeans (Philles)-12 (8)
38 63 SEND ME SOME LOVIN’ –•– Sam Cooke (RCA Victor)-2 (38)
39 22 BOBBY’S GIRL –•– Marcie Blane (Seville)-16 (3)
40 60 CALL ON ME –•– Bobby Bland (Duke)-5 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

43 27 BIG GIRLS DON’T CRY –•– The Four Seasons (Vee-Jay)-16 (1)
45 37 WIGGLE WOBBLE –•– Les Cooper and the Soul Rockers (Everlast)-16 (22)
51 34 RETURN TO SENDER –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-16 (2)
56 39 YOU ARE MY SUNSHINE –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-12 (7)

POWER PLAYS

41 54 LOVE (Makes the World Go ‘Round) –•– Paul Anka (RCA Victor)-3 (41)
42 43 SHAKE ME I RATTLE (Squeeze Me I Cry) –•– Marion Worth (Columbia)-6 (42)
44 55 CAST YOUR FATE TO THE WIND –•– The Vince Guaraldi Trio (Fantasy)-9 (44)
46 51 THE BALLAD OF JED CLAMPETT –•– Lester Flatt, Earl Scruggs and the Foggy Mountain Boys (Columbia)-9 (46)
47 67 BLAME IT ON THE BOSSA NOVA –•– Eydie Gorme (Columbia)-3 (47)
48 42 SEE SEE RIDER –•– LaVern Baker (Atlantic)-10 (34)
49 52 JAVA –•– Floyd Cramer (RCA Victor)-6 (49)
50 53 SHAKE SHERRY –•– The Contours (Gordy)-7 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

80 — ONLY YOU (And You Alone) –•– Mr. Acker Bilk (Atco)-1 (80)
82 — LET’S TURKEY TROT –•– Little Eva (Dimension)-1 (82)
83 — TELL HIM I’M NOT HOME –•– Chuck Jackson (Wand)-1 (83)
85 — ALICE IN WONDERLAND –•– Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)-1 (85)
88 — OUR WINTER LOVE –•– Bill Pursell (Columbia)-1 (88)
93 — AIN’T GONNA KISS YA –•– The Ribbons (Marsh)-1 (93)
95 — M.G. BLUES –•– Jimmy McGriff (Sue)-1 (95)
96 — BOSSA NOVA U.S.A. –•– The Dave Brubeck Quartet (Columbia)-2 (83)
98 — BABY, BABY, BABY –•– Sam Cooke (RCA Victor)-1 (98)
99 — LOVE FOR SALE –•– The Arthur Lyman Group (Hi Fi)-1 (99)
100 — THEME FROM “LAWRENCE OF ARABIA” –•– Ferrante and Teicher (United Artists)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 9th February, 1963

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

1 2 HEY PAULA –•– Paul and Paula (Philips)-7 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 1 WALK RIGHT IN –•– The Rooftop Singers (Vanguard)-6 (1)
3 3 THE NIGHT HAS A THOUSAND EYES –•– Bobby Vee (Liberty)-10 (3)
4 5 LOOP DE LOOP –•– Johnny Thunder (Diamond)-8 (4)
5 7 UP ON THE ROOF –•– The Drifters (Atlantic)-15 (5)
6 15 WALK LIKE A MAN –•– The Four Seasons (Vee-Jay)-3 (6)
7 12 RUBY BABY –•– Dion (Columbia)-4 (7)
8 11 YOU’VE REALLY GOT A HOLD ON ME –•– The Miracles (Tamla)-10 (8)
9 19 RHYTHM OF THE RAIN –•– The Cascades (Valiant)-5 (9)
10 4 GO AWAY LITTLE GIRL –•– Steve Lawrence (Columbia)-14 (1)

11 16 FROM A JACK TO A KING –•– Ned Miller (Fabor)-7 (11)
12 13 HALF HEAVEN – HALF HEARTACHE –•– Gene Pitney (Musicor)-9 (12)
13 6 IT’S UP TO YOU –•– Rick Nelson (Imperial)-9 (6)
14 8 TELL HIM –•– The Exciters (United Artists)-11 (4)
15 9 TWO LOVERS –•– Mary Wells (Motown)-11 (7)
16 27 HE’S SURE THE BOY I LOVE –•– The Crystals (The Blossoms) (Philles)-7 (16)
17 10 MY DAD –•– Paul Petersen (Colpix)-13 (6)
18 28 FLY ME TO THE MOON – BOSSA NOVA –•– Joe Harnell and His Orchestra (Kapp)-7 (18)
19 14 I SAW LINDA YESTERDAY –•– Dickey Lee (Smash)-10 (14)
20 30 YOU’RE THE REASON I’M LIVING –•– Bobby Darin (Capitol)-4 (20)

21 36 MAMA DIDN’T LIE –•– Jan Bradley (Chess)-6 (21)
22 18 MY COLORING BOOK –•– Kitty Kallen (RCA Victor)-8 (18)
23 35 WILD WEEKEND –•– The Rebels (Swan)-7 (23)
24 26 LITTLE TOWN FLIRT –•– Del Shannon (Big Top)-8 (24)
25 25 CINNAMON CINDER (It’s a Very Nice Dance) –•– The Pastel Six (Zen)-7 (25)
26 21 DON’T MAKE ME OVER –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-10 (21)
27 20 MY COLORING BOOK –•– Sandy Stewart (Colpix)-7 (20)
28 38 SEND ME SOME LOVIN’ –•– Sam Cooke (RCA Victor)-3 (28)
29 32 PROUD –•– Johnny Crawford (Del-Fi)-6 (29)
30 41 LOVE (Makes the World Go ‘Round) –•– Paul Anka (RCA Victor)-4 (30)

31 40 CALL ON ME –•– Bobby Bland (Duke)-6 (31)
32 23 I’M GONNA BE WARM THIS WINTER –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-9 (18)
33 66 WHAT WILL MARY SAY –•– Johnny Mathis (Columbia)-3 (33)
34 47 BLAME IT ON THE BOSSA NOVA –•– Eydie Gorme (Columbia)-4 (34)
35 44 CAST YOUR FATE TO THE WIND –•– The Vince Guaraldi Trio (Fantasy)-10 (35)
36 17 TELSTAR –•– The Tornadoes (London)-15 (1)
37 24 EVERYBODY LOVES A LOVER –•– The Shirelles (Scepter)-11 (19)
38 60 THAT’S THE WAY LOVE IS –•– Bobby Bland (Duke)-4 (38)
39 22 HOTEL HAPPINESS –•– Brook Benton (Mercury)-13 (3)
40 31 PEPINO THE ITALIAN MOUSE –•– Lou Monte (Reprise)-10 (5)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

45 34 REMEMBER THEN –•– The Earls (Old Town)-9 (24)
47 29 LIMBO ROCK –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-23 (2)
52 37 ZIP-A-DEE DOO-DAH –•– Bob B. Soxx and the Blue Jeans (Philles)-13 (8)

POWER PLAYS

41 58 YOUR USED TO BE –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-3 (41)
42 59 THE GYPSY CRIED –•– Lou Christie (Roulette)-6 (42)
43 50 SHAKE SHERRY –•– The Contours (Gordy)-8 (43)
44 46 THE BALLAD OF JED CLAMPETT –•– Lester Flatt, Earl Scruggs and the Foggy Mountain Boys (Columbia)-10 (44)
46 54 PUDDIN N’ TAIN (Ask Me Again, I’ll Tell You the Same) –•– The Alley Cats (Philles)-5 (46)
48 65 THE END OF THE WORLD –•– Skeeter Davis (RCA Victor)-3 (48)
49 63 I WANNA BE AROUND –•– Tony Bennett (Columbia)-5 (49)
50 42 SHAKE ME I RATTLE (Squeeze Me I Cry) –•– Marion Worth (Columbia)-7 (42)

NEW THIS WEEK

72 — I REALLY DON’T WANT TO KNOW –•– “Little Esther” Phillips (Lenox)-1 (72)
74 — BUTTERFLY BABY –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-1 (74)
79 — OUR DAY WILL COME –•– Ruby and the Romantics (Kapp)-1 (79)
80 — I’M THE ONE WHO LOVES YOU –•– The Impressions (ABC-Paramount)-1 (80)
81 — IN DREAMS –•– Roy Orbison (Monument)-1 (81)
83 — I NEED YOU –•– Rick Nelson (Imperial)-4 (83)
86 — BOSS GUITAR –•– Duane Eddy and the Rebelettes (RCA Victor)-1 (86)
88 — DON’T LET ME CROSS OVER –•– Carl Butler (Columbia)-1 (88)
89 — ALL I HAVE TO DO IS DREAM –•– Richard Chamberlain (MGM)-1 (89)
90 — PIN A MEDAL ON JOEY –•– James Darren (Colpix)-1 (90)
91 — REMEMBER BABY –•– Shep and the Limelites (Hull)-1 (91)
97 — AL DI LA –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-4 (90)
98 — THE DOG –•– Rufus Thomas (Stax)-1 (98)
99 — EVERY BEAT OF MY HEART –•– James Brown and the Famous Flames (King)-1 (99)
100 — ZING WENT THE STRINGS OF MY HEART –•– The Furys (Mack IV)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 16th February, 1963

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

1 1 HEY PAULA –•– Paul and Paula (Philips)-8 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 WALK RIGHT IN –•– The Rooftop Singers (Vanguard)-7 (1)
3 6 WALK LIKE A MAN –•– The Four Seasons (Vee-Jay)-4 (3)
4 7 RUBY BABY –•– Dion (Columbia)-5 (4)
5 9 RHYTHM OF THE RAIN –•– The Cascades (Valiant)-6 (5)
6 11 FROM A JACK TO A KING –•– Ned Miller (Fabor)-8 (6)
7 3 THE NIGHT HAS A THOUSAND EYES –•– Bobby Vee (Liberty)-11 (3)
8 8 YOU’VE REALLY GOT A HOLD ON ME –•– The Miracles (Tamla)-11 (8)
9 4 LOOP DE LOOP –•– Johnny Thunder (Diamond)-9 (4)
10 5 UP ON THE ROOF –•– The Drifters (Atlantic)-16 (5)

11 16 HE’S SURE THE BOY I LOVE –•– The Crystals (The Blossoms) (Philles)-8 (11)
12 20 YOU’RE THE REASON I’M LIVING –•– Bobby Darin (Capitol)-5 (12)
13 24 LITTLE TOWN FLIRT –•– Del Shannon (Big Top)-9 (13)
14 10 GO AWAY LITTLE GIRL –•– Steve Lawrence (Columbia)-15 (1)
15 23 WILD WEEKEND –•– The Rebels (Swan)-8 (15)
16 21 MAMA DIDN’T LIE –•– Jan Bradley (Chess)-7 (16)
17 18 FLY ME TO THE MOON – BOSSA NOVA –•– Joe Harnell and His Orchestra (Kapp)-8 (17)
18 34 BLAME IT ON THE BOSSA NOVA –•– Eydie Gorme (Columbia)-5 (18)
19 12 HALF HEAVEN – HALF HEARTACHE –•– Gene Pitney (Musicor)-10 (12)
20 28 SEND ME SOME LOVIN’ –•– Sam Cooke (RCA Victor)-4 (20)

21 13 IT’S UP TO YOU –•– Rick Nelson (Imperial)-10 (6)
22 31 CALL ON ME –•– Bobby Bland (Duke)-7 (22)
23 33 WHAT WILL MARY SAY –•– Johnny Mathis (Columbia)-4 (23)
24 17 MY DAD –•– Paul Petersen (Colpix)-14 (6)
25 19 I SAW LINDA YESTERDAY –•– Dickey Lee (Smash)-11 (14)
26 30 LOVE (Makes the World Go ‘Round) –•– Paul Anka (RCA Victor)-5 (26)
27 25 CINNAMON CINDER (It’s a Very Nice Dance) –•– The Pastel Six (Zen)-8 (25)
28 35 CAST YOUR FATE TO THE WIND –•– The Vince Guaraldi Trio (Fantasy)-11 (28)
29 14 TELL HIM –•– The Exciters (United Artists)-12 (4)
30 42 THE GYPSY CRIED –•– Lou Christie (Roulette)-7 (30)

31 15 TWO LOVERS –•– Mary Wells (Motown)-12 (7)
32 57 ALICE IN WONDERLAND –•– Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)-3 (32)
33 22 MY COLORING BOOK –•– Kitty Kallen (RCA Victor)-9 (18)
34 41 YOUR USED TO BE –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-4 (34)
35 26 DON’T MAKE ME OVER –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-11 (21)
36 48 THE END OF THE WORLD –•– Skeeter Davis (RCA Victor)-4 (36)
37 27 MY COLORING BOOK –•– Sandy Stewart (Colpix)-8 (20)
38 70 OUR WINTER LOVE –•– Bill Pursell (Columbia)-3 (38)
39 29 PROUD –•– Johnny Crawford (Del-Fi)-7 (29)
40 49 I WANNA BE AROUND –•– Tony Bennett (Columbia)-6 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

42 32 I’M GONNA BE WARM THIS WINTER –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-10 (18)
45 38 THAT’S THE WAY LOVE IS –•– Bobby Bland (Duke)-5 (38)
49 36 TELSTAR –•– The Tornadoes (London)-16 (1)
50 37 EVERYBODY LOVES A LOVER –•– The Shirelles (Scepter)-12 (19)

POWER PLAYS

41 58 GREENBACK DOLLAR –•– The Kingston Trio (Capitol)-4 (41)
43 46 PUDDIN N’ TAIN (Ask Me Again, I’ll Tell You the Same) –•– The Alley Cats (Philles)-6 (43)
44 62 LET’S TURKEY TROT –•– Little Eva (Dimension)-3 (44)
46 43 SHAKE SHERRY –•– The Contours (Gordy)-9 (43)
47 81 IN DREAMS –•– Roy Orbison (Monument)-2 (47)
48 51 SHE’LL NEVER KNOW –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-4 (48)

NEW THIS WEEK

59 — ONE BROKEN HEART FOR SALE –•– Elvis Presley with the Mellow Men (RCA Victor)-1 (59)
65 — LET’S LIMBO SOME MORE –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-1 (65)
76 — SOUTH STREET –•– The Orlons (Cameo)-1 (76)
80 — RIDIN’ THE WIND –•– The Tornadoes (London)-1 (80)
81 — WHY DO LOVERS BREAK EACH OTHER’S HEART –•– Bob B. Soxx and the Blue Jeans (Philles)-1 (81)
87 — BOSS –•– The Rumblers (Dot)-1 (87)
88 — THEME FROM “LAWRENCE OF ARABIA” –•– Ferrante and Teicher (United Artists)-2 (88)
89 — LET’S STOMP –•– Bobby Comstock (Lawn)-1 (89)
90 — LET ME GO THE RIGHT WAY –•– The Supremes (Motown)-6 (90)
96 — BOSSA NOVA U.S.A. –•– The Dave Brubeck Quartet (Columbia)-3 (83)
97 — HI-LILI, HI-LO –•– Richard Chamberlain (MGM)-1 (97)
98 — THE JIVE SAMBA –•– The Cannonball Adderley Sextet (Riverside)-1 (98)
99 — MR. BASS MAN –•– Johnny Cymbal (Kapp)-1 (99)
100 — BABY, YOU’RE DRIVING ME CRAZY –•– Joey Dee (Roulette)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 23rd February, 1963

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

1 1 HEY PAULA –•– Paul and Paula (Philips)-9 (3 weeks at #1) (1)
2 4 RUBY BABY –•– Dion (Columbia)-6 (2)
3 3 WALK LIKE A MAN –•– The Four Seasons (Vee-Jay)-5 (3)
4 2 WALK RIGHT IN –•– The Rooftop Singers (Vanguard)-8 (1)
5 5 RHYTHM OF THE RAIN –•– The Cascades (Valiant)-7 (5)
6 6 FROM A JACK TO A KING –•– Ned Miller (Fabor)-9 (6)
7 12 YOU’RE THE REASON I’M LIVING –•– Bobby Darin (Capitol)-6 (7)
8 18 BLAME IT ON THE BOSSA NOVA –•– Eydie Gorme (Columbia)-6 (8)
9 8 YOU’VE REALLY GOT A HOLD ON ME –•– The Miracles (Tamla)-12 (8)
10 15 WILD WEEKEND –•– The Rebels (Swan)-9 (10)

11 11 HE’S SURE THE BOY I LOVE –•– The Crystals (The Blossoms) (Philles)-9 (11)
12 13 LITTLE TOWN FLIRT –•– Del Shannon (Big Top)-10 (12)
13 20 SEND ME SOME LOVIN’ –•– Sam Cooke (RCA Victor)-5 (13)
14 17 FLY ME TO THE MOON – BOSSA NOVA –•– Joe Harnell and His Orchestra (Kapp)-9 (14)
15 7 THE NIGHT HAS A THOUSAND EYES –•– Bobby Vee (Liberty)-12 (3)
16 16 MAMA DIDN’T LIE –•– Jan Bradley (Chess)-8 (16)
17 23 WHAT WILL MARY SAY –•– Johnny Mathis (Columbia)-5 (17)
18 10 UP ON THE ROOF –•– The Drifters (Atlantic)-17 (5)
19 9 LOOP DE LOOP –•– Johnny Thunder (Diamond)-10 (4)
20 14 GO AWAY LITTLE GIRL –•– Steve Lawrence (Columbia)-16 (1)

21 36 THE END OF THE WORLD –•– Skeeter Davis (RCA Victor)-5 (21)
22 28 CAST YOUR FATE TO THE WIND –•– The Vince Guaraldi Trio (Fantasy)-12 (22)
23 47 IN DREAMS –•– Roy Orbison (Monument)-3 (23)
24 32 ALICE IN WONDERLAND –•– Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)-4 (24)
25 59 ONE BROKEN HEART FOR SALE –•– Elvis Presley with the Mellow Men (RCA Victor)-2 (25)
26 26 LOVE (Makes the World Go ‘Round) –•– Paul Anka (RCA Victor)-6 (26)
27 53 OUR DAY WILL COME –•– Ruby and the Romantics (Kapp)-3 (27)
28 30 THE GYPSY CRIED –•– Lou Christie (Roulette)-8 (28)
29 22 CALL ON ME –•– Bobby Bland (Duke)-8 (22)
30 38 OUR WINTER LOVE –•– Bill Pursell (Columbia)-4 (30)

31 41 GREENBACK DOLLAR –•– The Kingston Trio (Capitol)-5 (31)
32 34 YOUR USED TO BE –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-5 (32)
33 40 I WANNA BE AROUND –•– Tony Bennett (Columbia)-7 (33)
34 44 LET’S TURKEY TROT –•– Little Eva (Dimension)-4 (34)
35 21 IT’S UP TO YOU –•– Rick Nelson (Imperial)-11 (6)
36 51 BOSS GUITAR –•– Duane Eddy and the Rebelettes (RCA Victor)-3 (36)
37 52 BUTTERFLY BABY –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-3 (37)
38 19 HALF HEAVEN – HALF HEARTACHE –•– Gene Pitney (Musicor)-11 (12)
39 45 THAT’S THE WAY LOVE IS –•– Bobby Bland (Duke)-6 (38)
40 65 LET’S LIMBO SOME MORE –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-2 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

41 27 CINNAMON CINDER (It’s a Very Nice Dance) –•– The Pastel Six (Zen)-9 (25)
42 24 MY DAD –•– Paul Petersen (Colpix)-15 (6)
44 37 MY COLORING BOOK –•– Sandy Stewart (Colpix)-9 (20)
45 25 I SAW LINDA YESTERDAY –•– Dickey Lee (Smash)-12 (14)
51 29 TELL HIM –•– The Exciters (United Artists)-13 (4)
53 33 MY COLORING BOOK –•– Kitty Kallen (RCA Victor)-10 (18)
60 39 PROUD –•– Johnny Crawford (Del-Fi)-8 (29)
67 35 DON’T MAKE ME OVER –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-12 (21)
70 31 TWO LOVERS –•– Mary Wells (Motown)-13 (7)

POWER PLAYS

43 54 HITCH HIKE –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-7 (43)
46 55 DAYS OF WINE AND ROSES –•– Henry Mancini and His Orchestra (RCA Victor)-5 (46)
47 48 SHE’LL NEVER KNOW –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-5 (47)
48 43 PUDDIN N’ TAIN (Ask Me Again, I’ll Tell You The Same) –•– The Alley Cats (Philles)-7 (43)
49 56 EVERY DAY I HAVE TO CRY –•– Steve Alaimo (Checker)-8 (49)
50 76 SOUTH STREET –•– The Orlons (Cameo)-2 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

74 — THEY REMIND ME TOO MUCH OF YOU –•– Elvis Presley with the Mellow Men (RCA Victor)-1 (74)
77 — TWENTY MILES –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-1 (77)
78 — LAUGHING BOY –•– Mary Wells (Motown)-1 (78)
84 — I’M IN LOVE AGAIN –•– Rick Nelson (Imperial)-1 (84)
85 — RAINBOW –•– Gene Chandler (Vee-Jay)-1 (85)
86 — DON’T SET ME FREE –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-1 (86)
87 — HE’S SO FINE –•– The Chiffons (Laurie)-1 (87)
90 — LINDA –•– Jan and Dean (Liberty)-1 (90)
91 — THE 2,000 POUND BEE (Part 2) –•– The Ventures (Dolton)-2 (91)
92 — FROM THE BOTTOM OF MY HEART (Dammi, Dammi, Dammi) –•– Dean Martin (Reprise)-6 (91)
93 — DON’T FENCE ME IN –•– George Maharis (Epic)-1 (93)
94 — YAKETY SAX –•– Boots Randolph (Monument)-1 (94)
95 — WHAT DOES A GIRL DO –•– Marcie Blane (Seville)-1 (95)
96 — DON’T BE CRUEL –•– Barbara Lynn (Jamie)-1 (96)
98 — FADED LOVE –•– Jackie DeShannon (Liberty)-1 (98)
99 — MEDITATION (Meditacao) –•– Charlie Byrd (Riverside)-2 (99)
100 — ONLY YOU (And You Alone) –•– Mr. Acker Bilk (Atco)-3 (77)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 2nd March, 1963

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

1 3 WALK LIKE A MAN –•– The Four Seasons (Vee-Jay)-6 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 2 RUBY BABY –•– Dion (Columbia)-7 (2)
3 1 HEY PAULA –•– Paul and Paula (Philips)-10 (1)
4 5 RHYTHM OF THE RAIN –•– The Cascades (Valiant)-8 (4)
5 4 WALK RIGHT IN –•– The Rooftop Singers (Vanguard)-9 (1)
6 7 YOU’RE THE REASON I’M LIVING –•– Bobby Darin (Capitol)-7 (6)
7 8 BLAME IT ON THE BOSSA NOVA –•– Eydie Gorme (Columbia)-7 (7)
8 6 FROM A JACK TO A KING –•– Ned Miller (Fabor)-10 (6)
9 10 WILD WEEKEND –•– The Rebels (Swan)-10 (9)
10 17 WHAT WILL MARY SAY –•– Johnny Mathis (Columbia)-6 (10)

11 27 OUR DAY WILL COME –•– Ruby and the Romantics (Kapp)-4 (11)
12 21 THE END OF THE WORLD –•– Skeeter Davis (RCA Victor)-6 (12)
13 13 SEND ME SOME LOVIN’ –•– Sam Cooke (RCA Victor)-6 (13)
14 9 YOU’VE REALLY GOT A HOLD ON ME –•– The Miracles (Tamla)-13 (8)
15 16 MAMA DIDN’T LIE –•– Jan Bradley (Chess)-9 (15)
16 14 FLY ME TO THE MOON – BOSSA NOVA –•– Joe Harnell and His Orchestra (Kapp)-10 (14)
17 11 HE’S SURE THE BOY I LOVE –•– The Crystals (The Blossoms) (Philles)-10 (11)
18 12 LITTLE TOWN FLIRT –•– Del Shannon (Big Top)-11 (12)
19 25 ONE BROKEN HEART FOR SALE –•– Elvis Presley with the Mellow Men (RCA Victor)-3 (19)
20 23 IN DREAMS –•– Roy Orbison (Monument)-4 (20)

21 24 ALICE IN WONDERLAND –•– Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)-5 (21)
22 30 OUR WINTER LOVE –•– Bill Pursell (Columbia)-5 (22)
23 18 UP ON THE ROOF –•– The Drifters (Atlantic)-18 (5)
24 15 THE NIGHT HAS A THOUSAND EYES –•– Bobby Vee (Liberty)-13 (3)
25 22 CAST YOUR FATE TO THE WIND –•– The Vince Guaraldi Trio (Fantasy)-13 (22)
26 31 GREENBACK DOLLAR –•– The Kingston Trio (Capitol)-6 (26)
27 28 THE GYPSY CRIED –•– Lou Christie (Roulette)-9 (27)
28 29 CALL ON ME –•– Bobby Bland (Duke)-9 (22)
29 37 BUTTERFLY BABY –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-4 (29)
30 40 LET’S LIMBO SOME MORE –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-3 (30)

31 34 LET’S TURKEY TROT –•– Little Eva (Dimension)-5 (31)
32 33 I WANNA BE AROUND –•– Tony Bennett (Columbia)-8 (32)
33 43 HITCH HIKE –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-8 (33)
34 36 BOSS GUITAR –•– Duane Eddy and the Rebelettes (RCA Victor)-4 (34)
35 50 SOUTH STREET –•– The Orlons (Cameo)-3 (35)
36 46 DAYS OF WINE AND ROSES –•– Henry Mancini and His Orchestra (RCA Victor)-6 (36)
37 39 THAT’S THE WAY LOVE IS –•– Bobby Bland (Duke)-7 (37)
38 32 YOUR USED TO BE –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-6 (32)
39 26 LOVE (Makes the World Go ‘Round) –•– Paul Anka (RCA Victor)-7 (26)
40 19 LOOP DE LOOP –•– Johnny Thunder (Diamond)-11 (4)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

42 20 GO AWAY LITTLE GIRL –•– Steve Lawrence (Columbia)-17 (1)
43 35 IT’S UP TO YOU –•– Rick Nelson (Imperial)-12 (6)
45 38 HALF HEAVEN – HALF HEARTACHE –•– Gene Pitney (Musicor)-12 (12)

POWER PLAYS

41 87 HE’S SO FINE –•– The Chiffons (Laurie)-2 (41)
44 59 ALL I HAVE TO DO IS DREAM –•– Richard Chamberlain (MGM)-4 (44)
46 49 EVERY DAY I HAVE TO CRY –•– Steve Alaimo (Checker)-9 (46)
47 44 MY COLORING BOOK –•– Sandy Stewart (Colpix)-10 (20)
48 41 CINNAMON CINDER (It’s A Very Nice Dance) –•– The Pastel Six (Zen)-10 (25)
49 52 TELL HIM I’M NOT HOME –•– Chuck Jackson (Wand)-5 (49)
50 54 ALL ABOUT MY GIRL –•– Jimmy McGriff (Sue)-9 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

65 — DO THE BIRD –•– Dee Dee Sharp (Cameo)-1 (65)
66 — THAT’S ALL –•– Rick Nelson (Imperial)-1 (66)
77 — OUT OF MY MIND –•– Johnny Tillotson (Cadence)-1 (77)
80 — FOLLOW THE BOYS –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-1 (80)
82 — CAN’T GET USED TO LOSING YOU –•– Andy Williams (Columbia)-1 (82)
83 — SAX FIFTH AVENUE –•– Johnny Beecher and His Buckingham Road Quintet (Omega/Warner Brothers)-1 (83)
88 — HE’S GOT THE POWER –•– The Exciters (United Artists)-1 (88)
89 — SANDY –•– Dion (Laurie)-1 (89)
90 — NOTHING GOES UP (Without Coming Down) –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-1 (90)
92 — ALL OVER THE WORLD –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-1 (92)
93 — PIPELINE –•– The Chantays (Dot)-1 (93)
96 — DON’T SAY NOTHIN’ BAD (About My Baby) –•– The Cookies (Dimension)-1 (96)
98 — MY FOOLISH HEART –•– The Demensions (Coral)-1 (98)
99 — IF MARY’S THERE –•– Brian Hyland (ABC-Paramount)-1 (99)
100 — I’M JUST A COUNTRY BOY –•– George McCurn (A&M)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 9th March, 1963

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

1 1 WALK LIKE A MAN –•– The Four Seasons (Vee-Jay)-7 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 RUBY BABY –•– Dion (Columbia)-8 (2)
3 4 RHYTHM OF THE RAIN –•– The Cascades (Valiant)-9 (3)
4 3 HEY PAULA –•– Paul and Paula (Philips)-11 (1)
5 6 YOU’RE THE REASON I’M LIVING –•– Bobby Darin (Capitol)-8 (5)
6 11 OUR DAY WILL COME –•– Ruby and the Romantics (Kapp)-5 (6)
7 12 THE END OF THE WORLD –•– Skeeter Davis (RCA Victor)-7 (7)
8 9 WILD WEEKEND –•– The Rebels (Swan)-11 (8)
9 10 WHAT WILL MARY SAY –•– Johnny Mathis (Columbia)-7 (9)
10 5 WALK RIGHT IN –•– The Rooftop Singers (Vanguard)-10 (1)

11 7 BLAME IT ON THE BOSSA NOVA –•– Eydie Gorme (Columbia)-8 (7)
12 8 FROM A JACK TO A KING –•– Ned Miller (Fabor)-11 (6)
13 20 IN DREAMS –•– Roy Orbison (Monument)-5 (13)
14 15 MAMA DIDN’T LIE –•– Jan Bradley (Chess)-10 (14)
15 22 OUR WINTER LOVE –•– Bill Pursell (Columbia)-6 (15)
16 19 ONE BROKEN HEART FOR SALE –•– Elvis Presley with the Mellow Men (RCA Victor)-4 (16)
17 21 ALICE IN WONDERLAND –•– Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)-6 (17)
18 13 SEND ME SOME LOVIN’ –•– Sam Cooke (RCA Victor)-7 (13)
19 41 HE’S SO FINE –•– The Chiffons (Laurie)-3 (19)
20 14 YOU’VE REALLY GOT A HOLD ON ME –•– The Miracles (Tamla)-14 (8)

21 35 SOUTH STREET –•– The Orlons (Cameo)-4 (21)
22 26 GREENBACK DOLLAR –•– The Kingston Trio (Capitol)-7 (22)
23 29 BUTTERFLY BABY –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-5 (23)
24 31 LET’S TURKEY TROT –•– Little Eva (Dimension)-6 (24)
25 30 LET’S LIMBO SOME MORE –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-4 (25)
26 27 THE GYPSY CRIED –•– Lou Christie (Roulette)-10 (26)
27 18 LITTLE TOWN FLIRT –•– Del Shannon (Big Top)-12 (12)
28 17 HE’S SURE THE BOY I LOVE –•– The Crystals (The Blossoms) (Philles)-11 (11)
29 16 FLY ME TO THE MOON – BOSSA NOVA –•– Joe Harnell and His Orchestra (Kapp)-11 (14)
30 32 I WANNA BE AROUND –•– Tony Bennett (Columbia)-9 (30)

31 34 BOSS GUITAR –•– Duane Eddy and the Rebelettes (RCA Victor)-5 (31)
32 33 HITCH HIKE –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-9 (32)
33 44 ALL I HAVE TO DO IS DREAM –•– Richard Chamberlain (MGM)-5 (33)
34 37 THAT’S THE WAY LOVE IS –•– Bobby Bland (Duke)-8 (34)
35 36 DAYS OF WINE AND ROSES –•– Henry Mancini and His Orchestra (RCA Victor)-7 (35)
36 23 UP ON THE ROOF –•– The Drifters (Atlantic)-19 (5)
37 25 CAST YOUR FATE TO THE WIND –•– The Vince Guaraldi Trio (Fantasy)-14 (22)
38 28 CALL ON ME –•– Bobby Bland (Duke)-10 (22)
39 51 LAUGHING BOY –•– Mary Wells (Motown)-3 (39)
40 65 DO THE BIRD –•– Dee Dee Sharp (Cameo)-2 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

44 38 YOUR USED TO BE –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-7 (32)
45 24 THE NIGHT HAS A THOUSAND EYES –•– Bobby Vee (Liberty)-14 (3)
55 39 LOVE (Makes the World Go ‘Round) –•– Paul Anka (RCA Victor)-8 (26)

POWER PLAYS

41 64 DON’T SET ME FREE –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-3 (41)
42 56 WHY DO LOVERS BREAK EACH OTHER’S HEART –•– Bob B. Soxx and the Blue Jeans (Philles)-4 (42)
43 49 TELL HIM I’M NOT HOME –•– Chuck Jackson (Wand)-6 (43)
46 52 LOVE FOR SALE –•– The Arthur Lyman Group (Hi Fi)-6 (46)
47 58 TWENTY MILES –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-3 (47)
48 68 MR. BASS MAN –•– Johnny Cymbal (Kapp)-4 (48)
49 46 EVERY DAY I HAVE TO CRY –•– Steve Alaimo (Checker)-10 (46)
50 66 THAT’S ALL –•– Rick Nelson (Imperial)-2 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

77 — YOU DON’T LOVE ME ANYMORE (And I Can Tell) –•– Rick Nelson (Decca)-1 (77)
78 — DON’T BE AFRAID, LITTLE DARLIN’ –•– Steve Lawrence (Columbia)-1 (78)
81 — BABY WORKOUT –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-1 (81)
85 — PEPINO’S FRIEND PASQUAL (The Italian Pussy-Cat) –•– Lou Monte (Reprise)-1 (85)
87 — OVER THE MOUNTAIN (Across the Sea) –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-1 (87)
89 — DEARER THAN LIFE –•– Brook Benton (Mercury)-1 (89)
90 — BACK AT THE CHICKEN SHACK (Part 1) –•– Jimmy Smith (Blue Note)-1 (90)
91 — MEDITATION (Meditacao) –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-1 (91)
92 — THEME FROM “LAWRENCE OF ARABIA” –•– Ferrante and Teicher (United Artists)-4 (88)
94 — DON’T MENTION MY NAME –•– The Shepherd Sisters (Atlantic)-1 (94)
95 — THE BRIGHTEST SMILE IN TOWN –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-1 (95)
98 — PRETTY BOY LONELY –•– Patti Page (Columbia)-1 (98)
99 — I WILL LIVE MY LIFE FOR YOU –•– Tony Bennett (Columbia)-8 (85)
100 — BOSS –•– The Rumblers (Dot)-2 (87)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 16th March, 1963

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

1 1 WALK LIKE A MAN –•– The Four Seasons (Vee-Jay)-8 (3 weeks at #1) (1)
2 6 OUR DAY WILL COME –•– Ruby and the Romantics (Kapp)-6 (2)
3 5 YOU’RE THE REASON I’M LIVING –•– Bobby Darin (Capitol)-9 (3)
4 7 THE END OF THE WORLD –•– Skeeter Davis (RCA Victor)-8 (4)
5 3 RHYTHM OF THE RAIN –•– The Cascades (Valiant)-10 (3)
6 2 RUBY BABY –•– Dion (Columbia)-9 (2)
7 4 HEY PAULA –•– Paul and Paula (Philips)-12 (1)
8 11 BLAME IT ON THE BOSSA NOVA –•– Eydie Gorme (Columbia)-9 (7)
9 9 WHAT WILL MARY SAY –•– Johnny Mathis (Columbia)-8 (9)
10 19 HE’S SO FINE –•– The Chiffons (Laurie)-4 (10)

11 16 ONE BROKEN HEART FOR SALE –•– Elvis Presley with the Mellow Men (RCA Victor)-5 (11)
12 8 WILD WEEKEND –•– The Rebels (Swan)-12 (8)
13 13 IN DREAMS –•– Roy Orbison (Monument)-6 (13)
14 14 MAMA DIDN’T LIE –•– Jan Bradley (Chess)-11 (14)
15 15 OUR WINTER LOVE –•– Bill Pursell (Columbia)-7 (15)
16 21 SOUTH STREET –•– The Orlons (Cameo)-5 (16)
17 17 ALICE IN WONDERLAND –•– Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)-7 (17)
18 18 SEND ME SOME LOVIN’ –•– Sam Cooke (RCA Victor)-8 (13)
19 10 WALK RIGHT IN –•– The Rooftop Singers (Vanguard)-11 (1)
20 25 LET’S LIMBO SOME MORE –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-5 (20)

21 22 GREENBACK DOLLAR –•– The Kingston Trio (Capitol)-8 (21)
22 24 LET’S TURKEY TROT –•– Little Eva (Dimension)-7 (22)
23 23 BUTTERFLY BABY –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-6 (23)
24 26 THE GYPSY CRIED –•– Lou Christie (Roulette)-11 (24)
25 30 I WANNA BE AROUND –•– Tony Bennett (Columbia)-10 (25)
26 12 FROM A JACK TO A KING –•– Ned Miller (Fabor)-12 (6)
27 33 ALL I HAVE TO DO IS DREAM –•– Richard Chamberlain (MGM)-6 (27)
28 31 BOSS GUITAR –•– Duane Eddy and the Rebelettes (RCA Victor)-6 (28)
29 20 YOU’VE REALLY GOT A HOLD ON ME –•– The Miracles (Tamla)-15 (8)
30 32 HITCH HIKE –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-10 (30)

31 39 LAUGHING BOY –•– Mary Wells (Motown)-4 (31)
32 40 DO THE BIRD –•– Dee Dee Sharp (Cameo)-3 (32)
33 34 THAT’S THE WAY LOVE IS –•– Bobby Bland (Duke)-9 (33)
34 35 DAYS OF WINE AND ROSES –•– Henry Mancini and His Orchestra (RCA Victor)-8 (34)
35 37 CAST YOUR FATE TO THE WIND –•– The Vince Guaraldi Trio (Fantasy)-15 (22)
36 41 DON’T SET ME FREE –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-4 (36)
37 48 MR. BASS MAN –•– Johnny Cymbal (Kapp)-5 (37)
38 38 CALL ON ME –•– Bobby Bland (Duke)-11 (22)
39 29 FLY ME TO THE MOON – BOSSA NOVA –•– Joe Harnell and His Orchestra (Kapp)-12 (14)
40 52 FOLLOW THE BOYS –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-3 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

47 27 LITTLE TOWN FLIRT –•– Del Shannon (Big Top)-13 (12)
49 28 HE’S SURE THE BOY I LOVE –•– The Crystals (The Blossoms) (Philles)-12 (11)
59 36 UP ON THE ROOF –•– The Drifters (Atlantic)-20 (5)

POWER PLAYS

41 42 WHY DO LOVERS BREAK EACH OTHER’S HEART –•– Bob B. Soxx and the Blue Jeans (Philles)-5 (41)
42 43 TELL HIM I’M NOT HOME –•– Chuck Jackson (Wand)-7 (42)
43 47 TWENTY MILES –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-4 (43)
44 58 CAN’T GET USED TO LOSING YOU –•– Andy Williams (Columbia)-3 (44)
45 57 YAKETY SAX –•– Boots Randolph (Monument)-4 (45)
46 46 LOVE FOR SALE –•– The Arthur Lyman Group (Hi Fi)-7 (46)
48 50 THAT’S ALL –•– Rick Nelson (Imperial)-3 (48)
50 81 BABY WORKOUT –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-2 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

58 — YOUNG LOVERS –•– Paul and Paula (Philips)-1 (58)
61 — PUFF THE MAGIC DRAGON –•– Peter, Paul and Mary (Warner Brothers)-1 (61)
83 — WATERMELON MAN –•– Mongo Santamaria (Battle)-1 (83)
86 — I GOT A WOMAN –•– Rick Nelson (Decca)-1 (86)
88 — SUN ARISE –•– Rolf Harris (Epic)-1 (88)
89 — YOUNG AND IN LOVE –•– Dick and DeeDee (Warner Brothers)-1 (89)
90 — DAYS OF WINE AND ROSES –•– Andy Williams (Columbia)-1 (90)
94 — HOW CAN I FORGET –•– Jimmy Holiday (Everest)-1 (94)
96 — HOW CAN I FORGET –•– Ben E. King (Atco)-1 (96)
97 — CIGARETTES AND COFFEE BLUES –•– Marty Robbins (Columbia)-1 (97)
98 — LITTLE STAR –•– Bobby Callender (Roulette)-1 (98)
99 — DON’T WANNA THINK ABOUT PAULA –•– Dickey Lee (Smash)-1 (99)
100 — NOTHING GOES UP (Without Coming Down) –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-2 (90)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 23rd March, 1963

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

1 2 OUR DAY WILL COME –•– Ruby and the Romantics (Kapp)-7 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 4 THE END OF THE WORLD –•– Skeeter Davis (RCA Victor)-9 (2)
3 3 YOU’RE THE REASON I’M LIVING –•– Bobby Darin (Capitol)-10 (3)
4 10 HE’S SO FINE –•– The Chiffons (Laurie)-5 (4)
5 1 WALK LIKE A MAN –•– The Four Seasons (Vee-Jay)-9 (1)
6 5 RHYTHM OF THE RAIN –•– The Cascades (Valiant)-11 (3)
7 16 SOUTH STREET –•– The Orlons (Cameo)-6 (7)
8 8 BLAME IT ON THE BOSSA NOVA –•– Eydie Gorme (Columbia)-10 (7)
9 9 WHAT WILL MARY SAY –•– Johnny Mathis (Columbia)-9 (9)
10 13 IN DREAMS –•– Roy Orbison (Monument)-7 (10)

11 11 ONE BROKEN HEART FOR SALE –•– Elvis Presley with the Mellow Men (RCA Victor)-6 (11)
12 6 RUBY BABY –•– Dion (Columbia)-10 (2)
13 15 OUR WINTER LOVE –•– Bill Pursell (Columbia)-8 (13)
14 7 HEY PAULA –•– Paul and Paula (Philips)-13 (1)
15 12 WILD WEEKEND –•– The Rebels (Swan)-13 (8)
16 25 I WANNA BE AROUND –•– Tony Bennett (Columbia)-11 (16)
17 27 ALL I HAVE TO DO IS DREAM –•– Richard Chamberlain (MGM)-7 (17)
18 14 MAMA DIDN’T LIE –•– Jan Bradley (Chess)-12 (14)
19 17 ALICE IN WONDERLAND –•– Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)-8 (17)
20 22 LET’S TURKEY TROT –•– Little Eva (Dimension)-8 (20)

21 20 LET’S LIMBO SOME MORE –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-6 (20)
22 19 WALK RIGHT IN –•– The Rooftop Singers (Vanguard)-12 (1)
23 31 LAUGHING BOY –•– Mary Wells (Motown)-5 (23)
24 36 DON’T SET ME FREE –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-5 (24)
25 50 BABY WORKOUT –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-3 (25)
26 32 DO THE BIRD –•– Dee Dee Sharp (Cameo)-4 (26)
27 23 BUTTERFLY BABY –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-7 (23)
28 43 TWENTY MILES –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-5 (28)
29 21 GREENBACK DOLLAR –•– The Kingston Trio (Capitol)-9 (21)
30 28 BOSS GUITAR –•– Duane Eddy and the Rebelettes (RCA Victor)-7 (28)

31 44 CAN’T GET USED TO LOSING YOU –•– Andy Williams (Columbia)-4 (31)
32 40 FOLLOW THE BOYS –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-4 (32)
33 34 DAYS OF WINE AND ROSES –•– Henry Mancini and His Orchestra (RCA Victor)-9 (33)
34 54 DON’T SAY NOTHIN’ BAD (About My Baby) –•– The Cookies (Dimension)-4 (34)
35 58 YOUNG LOVERS –•– Paul and Paula (Philips)-2 (35)
36 37 MR. BASS MAN –•– Johnny Cymbal (Kapp)-6 (36)
37 52 OUT OF MY MIND –•– Johnny Tillotson (Cadence)-4 (37)
38 24 THE GYPSY CRIED –•– Lou Christie (Roulette)-12 (24)
39 41 WHY DO LOVERS BREAK EACH OTHER’S HEART –•– Bob B. Soxx and the Blue Jeans (Philles)-6 (39)
40 18 SEND ME SOME LOVIN’ –•– Sam Cooke (RCA Victor)-9 (13)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

49 26 FROM A JACK TO A KING –•– Ned Miller (Fabor)-13 (6)
51 29 YOU’VE REALLY GOT A HOLD ON ME –•– The Miracles (Tamla)-16 (8)
52 39 FLY ME TO THE MOON – BOSSA NOVA –•– Joe Harnell and His Orchestra (Kapp)-13 (14)
53 35 CAST YOUR FATE TO THE WIND –•– The Vince Guaraldi Trio (Fantasy)-16 (22)
54 30 HITCH HIKE –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-11 (30)
56 38 CALL ON ME –•– Bobby Bland (Duke)-12 (22)
62 33 THAT’S THE WAY LOVE IS –•– Bobby Bland (Duke)-10 (33)

POWER PLAYS

41 45 YAKETY SAX –•– Boots Randolph (Monument)-5 (41)
42 42 TELL HIM I’M NOT HOME –•– Chuck Jackson (Wand)-8 (42)
43 53 SANDY –•– Dion (Laurie)-4 (43)
44 46 LOVE FOR SALE –•– The Arthur Lyman Group (Hi Fi)-8 (44)
45 61 PUFF THE MAGIC DRAGON –•– Peter, Paul and Mary (Warner Brothers)-2 (45)
46 56 OVER THE MOUNTAIN (Across the Sea) –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-3 (46)
47 51 DON’T BE AFRAID, LITTLE DARLIN’ –•– Steve Lawrence (Columbia)-3 (47)
48 48 THAT’S ALL –•– Rick Nelson (Imperial)-4 (48)
50 55 ALL OVER THE WORLD –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-4 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

74 — SURFIN’ U.S.A. –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-1 (74)
77 — ETERNALLY –•– The Chantels (Ludix)-1 (77)
81 — MECCA –•– Gene Pitney (Musicor)-1 (81)
82 — ON BROADWAY –•– The Drifters (Atlantic)-1 (82)
83 — LOCKING UP MY HEART –•– The Marvelettes (Tamla)-1 (83)
84 — KILLER JOE –•– The Rocky Fellers (Scepter)-1 (84)
86 — FOOLISH LITTLE GIRL –•– The Shirelles (Scepter)-1 (86)
90 — I WILL FOLLOW HIM –•– Little Peggy March (RCA Victor)-1 (90)
91 — GONE WITH THE WIND –•– The Duprees (Coed)-1 (91)
92 — THE DOG –•– Rufus Thomas (Stax)-3 (92)
94 — THAT’S HOW HEARTACHES ARE MADE –•– Baby Washington (Sue)-1 (94)
96 — TOM CAT –•– The Rooftop Singers (Vanguard)-1 (96)
97 — THIS EMPTY PLACE –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-1 (97)
98 — DON’T LET ME CROSS OVER –•– Carl Butler (Columbia)-2 (88)
99 — LITTLE BAND OF GOLD –•– James Gilreath (Joy)-1 (99)
100 — TWO WRONGS DON’T MAKE A RIGHT –•– Mary Wells (Motown)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 30th March, 1963

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

1 4 HE’S SO FINE –•– The Chiffons (Laurie)-6 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 1 OUR DAY WILL COME –•– Ruby and the Romantics (Kapp)-8 (1)
3 2 THE END OF THE WORLD –•– Skeeter Davis (RCA Victor)-10 (2)
4 7 SOUTH STREET –•– The Orlons (Cameo)-7 (4)
5 3 YOU’RE THE REASON I’M LIVING –•– Bobby Darin (Capitol)-11 (3)
6 6 RHYTHM OF THE RAIN –•– The Cascades (Valiant)-12 (3)
7 10 IN DREAMS –•– Roy Orbison (Monument)-8 (7)
8 25 BABY WORKOUT –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-4 (8)
9 13 OUR WINTER LOVE –•– Bill Pursell (Columbia)-9 (9)
10 8 BLAME IT ON THE BOSSA NOVA –•– Eydie Gorme (Columbia)-11 (7)

11 5 WALK LIKE A MAN –•– The Four Seasons (Vee-Jay)-10 (1)
12 9 WHAT WILL MARY SAY –•– Johnny Mathis (Columbia)-10 (9)
13 11 ONE BROKEN HEART FOR SALE –•– Elvis Presley with the Mellow Men (RCA Victor)-7 (11)
14 16 I WANNA BE AROUND –•– Tony Bennett (Columbia)-12 (14)
15 23 LAUGHING BOY –•– Mary Wells (Motown)-6 (15)
16 17 ALL I HAVE TO DO IS DREAM –•– Richard Chamberlain (MGM)-8 (16)
17 26 DO THE BIRD –•– Dee Dee Sharp (Cameo)-5 (17)
18 31 CAN’T GET USED TO LOSING YOU –•– Andy Williams (Columbia)-5 (18)
19 45 PUFF THE MAGIC DRAGON –•– Peter, Paul and Mary (Warner Brothers)-3 (19)
20 24 DON’T SET ME FREE –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-6 (20)

21 21 LET’S LIMBO SOME MORE –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-7 (20)
22 12 RUBY BABY –•– Dion (Columbia)-11 (2)
23 28 TWENTY MILES –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-6 (23)
24 15 WILD WEEKEND –•– The Rebels (Swan)-14 (8)
25 32 FOLLOW THE BOYS –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-5 (25)
26 35 YOUNG LOVERS –•– Paul and Paula (Philips)-3 (26)
27 34 DON’T SAY NOTHIN’ BAD (About My Baby) –•– The Cookies (Dimension)-5 (27)
28 36 MR. BASS MAN –•– Johnny Cymbal (Kapp)-7 (28)
29 14 HEY PAULA –•– Paul and Paula (Philips)-14 (1)
30 37 OUT OF MY MIND –•– Johnny Tillotson (Cadence)-5 (30)

31 20 LET’S TURKEY TROT –•– Little Eva (Dimension)-9 (20)
32 19 ALICE IN WONDERLAND –•– Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)-9 (17)
33 47 DON’T BE AFRAID, LITTLE DARLIN’ –•– Steve Lawrence (Columbia)-4 (33)
34 27 BUTTERFLY BABY –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-8 (23)
35 46 OVER THE MOUNTAIN (Across the Sea) –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-4 (35)
36 33 DAYS OF WINE AND ROSES –•– Henry Mancini and His Orchestra (RCA Victor)-10 (33)
37 41 YAKETY SAX –•– Boots Randolph (Monument)-6 (37)
38 39 WHY DO LOVERS BREAK EACH OTHER’S HEART –•– Bob B. Soxx and the Blue Jeans (Philles)-7 (38)
39 43 SANDY –•– Dion (Laurie)-5 (39)
40 18 MAMA DIDN’T LIE –•– Jan Bradley (Chess)-13 (14)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

41 29 GREENBACK DOLLAR –•– The Kingston Trio (Capitol)-10 (21)
42 30 BOSS GUITAR –•– Duane Eddy and the Rebelettes (RCA Victor)-8 (28)
48 22 WALK RIGHT IN –•– The Rooftop Singers (Vanguard)-13 (1)
51 38 THE GYPSY CRIED –•– Lou Christie (Roulette)-13 (24)

POWER PLAYS

43 44 LOVE FOR SALE –•– The Arthur Lyman Group (Hi Fi)-9 (43)
44 58 PIPELINE –•– The Chantays (Dot)-5 (44)
45 42 TELL HIM I’M NOT HOME –•– Chuck Jackson (Wand)-9 (42)
46 64 YOUNG AND IN LOVE –•– Dick and DeeDee (Warner Brothers)-3 (46)
47 57 LINDA –•– Jan and Dean (Liberty)-6 (47)
49 60 I GOT WHAT I WANTED –•– Brook Benton (Mercury)-3 (49)
50 50 ALL OVER THE WORLD –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-5 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

75 — CHARMS –•– Bobby Vee (Liberty)-1 (75)
76 — HERE I STAND –•– The Rip Chords (Columbia)-1 (76)
77 — A LOVE SHE CAN COUNT ON –•– The Miracles (Tamla)-1 (77)
78 — AMY –•– Paul Petersen (Colpix)-1 (78)
81 — INSULT TO INJURY –•– Timi Yuro (Liberty)-1 (81)
84 — IF YOU WANNA BE HAPPY –•– Jimmy Soul (S.P.Q.R.)-1 (84)
86 — WHAT ARE BOYS MADE OF –•– The Percells (ABC-Paramount)-1 (86)
88 — WHATEVER YOU WANT –•– Jerry Butler (Vee-Jay)-1 (88)
90 — FUNNY MAN –•– Ray Stevens (Mercury)-1 (90)
92 — HOW CAN I FORGET –•– Ben E. King (Atco)-2 (92)
94 — THE BIRD’S THE WORD –•– The Rivingtons (Liberty)-1 (94)
96 — MARCHING THRU MADRID –•– Herb Alpert’s Tijuana Brass (A&M)-1 (96)
97 — I’LL MAKE IT ALRIGHT –•– The Valentinos (The Lovers) (Sar)-1 (97)
98 — BONY MORONIE –•– The Appalachians (ABC-Paramount)-1 (98)
99 — TWO FACES HAVE I –•– Lou Christie (Roulette)-1 (99)
100 — PREACHERMAN –•– Charlie Russo (Diamond)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 6th April, 1963

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

1 1 HE’S SO FINE –•– The Chiffons (Laurie)-7 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 OUR DAY WILL COME –•– Ruby and the Romantics (Kapp)-9 (1)
3 3 THE END OF THE WORLD –•– Skeeter Davis (RCA Victor)-11 (2)
4 4 SOUTH STREET –•– The Orlons (Cameo)-8 (4)
5 18 CAN’T GET USED TO LOSING YOU –•– Andy Williams (Columbia)-6 (5)
6 8 BABY WORKOUT –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-5 (6)
7 7 IN DREAMS –•– Roy Orbison (Monument)-9 (7)
8 5 YOU’RE THE REASON I’M LIVING –•– Bobby Darin (Capitol)-12 (3)
9 6 RHYTHM OF THE RAIN –•– The Cascades (Valiant)-13 (3)
10 26 YOUNG LOVERS –•– Paul and Paula (Philips)-4 (10)

11 19 PUFF THE MAGIC DRAGON –•– Peter, Paul and Mary (Warner Brothers)-4 (11)
12 17 DO THE BIRD –•– Dee Dee Sharp (Cameo)-6 (12)
13 9 OUR WINTER LOVE –•– Bill Pursell (Columbia)-10 (9)
14 16 ALL I HAVE TO DO IS DREAM –•– Richard Chamberlain (MGM)-9 (14)
15 10 BLAME IT ON THE BOSSA NOVA –•– Eydie Gorme (Columbia)-12 (7)
16 12 WHAT WILL MARY SAY –•– Johnny Mathis (Columbia)-11 (9)
17 14 I WANNA BE AROUND –•– Tony Bennett (Columbia)-13 (14)
18 28 MR. BASS MAN –•– Johnny Cymbal (Kapp)-8 (18)
19 15 LAUGHING BOY –•– Mary Wells (Motown)-7 (15)
20 25 FOLLOW THE BOYS –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-6 (20)

21 23 TWENTY MILES –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-7 (21)
22 27 DON’T SAY NOTHIN’ BAD (About My Baby) –•– The Cookies (Dimension)-6 (22)
23 11 WALK LIKE A MAN –•– The Four Seasons (Vee-Jay)-11 (1)
24 21 LET’S LIMBO SOME MORE –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-8 (20)
25 30 OUT OF MY MIND –•– Johnny Tillotson (Cadence)-6 (25)
26 44 PIPELINE –•– The Chantays (Dot)-6 (26)
27 33 DON’T BE AFRAID, LITTLE DARLIN’ –•– Steve Lawrence (Columbia)-5 (27)
28 24 WILD WEEKEND –•– The Rebels (Swan)-15 (8)
29 13 ONE BROKEN HEART FOR SALE –•– Elvis Presley with the Mellow Men (RCA Victor)-8 (11)
30 62 I WILL FOLLOW HIM –•– Little Peggy March (RCA Victor)-3 (30)

31 39 SANDY –•– Dion (Laurie)-6 (31)
32 35 OVER THE MOUNTAIN (Across the Sea) –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-5 (32)
33 49 I GOT WHAT I WANTED –•– Brook Benton (Mercury)-4 (33)
34 20 DON’T SET ME FREE –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-7 (20)
35 37 YAKETY SAX –•– Boots Randolph (Monument)-7 (35)
36 36 DAYS OF WINE AND ROSES –•– Henry Mancini and His Orchestra (RCA Victor)-11 (33)
37 56 ON BROADWAY –•– The Drifters (Atlantic)-3 (37)
38 22 RUBY BABY –•– Dion (Columbia)-12 (2)
39 46 YOUNG AND IN LOVE –•– Dick and DeeDee (Warner Brothers)-4 (39)
40 38 WHY DO LOVERS BREAK EACH OTHER’S HEART –•– Bob B. Soxx and the Blue Jeans (Philles)-8 (38)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

50 29 HEY PAULA –•– Paul and Paula (Philips)-15 (1)
53 31 LET’S TURKEY TROT –•– Little Eva (Dimension)-10 (20)
57 40 MAMA DIDN’T LIE –•– Jan Bradley (Chess)-14 (14)
59 32 ALICE IN WONDERLAND –•– Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)-10 (17)
62 34 BUTTERFLY BABY –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-9 (23)

POWER PLAYS

41 60 WATERMELON MAN –•– Mongo Santamaria (Battle)-4 (41)
42 59 MECCA –•– Gene Pitney (Musicor)-3 (42)
43 50 ALL OVER THE WORLD –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-6 (43)
44 47 LINDA –•– Jan and Dean (Liberty)-7 (44)
45 63 SURFIN’ U.S.A. –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-3 (45)
46 75 CHARMS –•– Bobby Vee (Liberty)-2 (46)
47 53 DAYS OF WINE AND ROSES –•– Andy Williams (Columbia)-4 (47)
48 43 LOVE FOR SALE –•– The Arthur Lyman Group (Hi Fi)-10 (43)
49 52 I GOT A WOMAN –•– Rick Nelson (Decca)-4 (49)

NEW THIS WEEK

82 — LOSING YOU –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-1 (82)
83 — BILL BAILEY, WON’T YOU PLEASE COME HOME –•– Ella Fitzgerald (Verve)-1 (83)
87 — I LOVE YOU BECAUSE –•– Al Martino (Capitol)-1 (87)
88 — REVEREND MR. BLACK –•– The Kingston Trio (Capitol)-1 (88)
90 — HEART –•– Kenny Chandler (Laurie)-1 (90)
91 — DON’T LET HER BE YOUR BABY –•– The Contours (Gordy)-1 (91)
95 — CALL ME IRRESPONSIBLE –•– Frank Sinatra (Reprise)-1 (95)
97 — COME AND GET THESE MEMORIES –•– Martha and the Vandellas (Gordy)-1 (97)
98 — ASK ME –•– Maxine Brown (Wand)-1 (98)
100 — (Today I Met) THE BOY I’M GONNA MARRY –•– Darlene Love (Philles)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 13th April, 1963

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

1 1 HE’S SO FINE –•– The Chiffons (Laurie)-8 (3 weeks at #1) (1)
2 5 CAN’T GET USED TO LOSING YOU –•– Andy Williams (Columbia)-7 (2)
3 4 SOUTH STREET –•– The Orlons (Cameo)-9 (3)
4 3 THE END OF THE WORLD –•– Skeeter Davis (RCA Victor)-12 (2)
5 6 BABY WORKOUT –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-6 (5)
6 2 OUR DAY WILL COME –•– Ruby and the Romantics (Kapp)-10 (1)
7 30 I WILL FOLLOW HIM –•– Little Peggy March (RCA Victor)-4 (7)
8 11 PUFF THE MAGIC DRAGON –•– Peter, Paul and Mary (Warner Brothers)-5 (8)
9 10 YOUNG LOVERS –•– Paul and Paula (Philips)-5 (9)
10 12 DO THE BIRD –•– Dee Dee Sharp (Cameo)-7 (10)

11 7 IN DREAMS –•– Roy Orbison (Monument)-10 (7)
12 26 PIPELINE –•– The Chantays (Dot)-7 (12)
13 22 DON’T SAY NOTHIN’ BAD (About My Baby) –•– The Cookies (Dimension)-7 (13)
14 9 RHYTHM OF THE RAIN –•– The Cascades (Valiant)-14 (3)
15 13 OUR WINTER LOVE –•– Bill Pursell (Columbia)-11 (9)
16 18 MR. BASS MAN –•– Johnny Cymbal (Kapp)-9 (16)
17 21 TWENTY MILES –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-8 (17)
18 20 FOLLOW THE BOYS –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-7 (18)
19 8 YOU’RE THE REASON I’M LIVING –•– Bobby Darin (Capitol)-13 (3)
20 14 ALL I HAVE TO DO IS DREAM –•– Richard Chamberlain (MGM)-10 (14)

21 15 BLAME IT ON THE BOSSA NOVA –•– Eydie Gorme (Columbia)-13 (7)
22 37 ON BROADWAY –•– The Drifters (Atlantic)-4 (22)
23 17 I WANNA BE AROUND –•– Tony Bennett (Columbia)-14 (14)
24 25 OUT OF MY MIND –•– Johnny Tillotson (Cadence)-7 (24)
25 32 OVER THE MOUNTAIN (Across the Sea) –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-6 (25)
26 27 DON’T BE AFRAID, LITTLE DARLIN’ –•– Steve Lawrence (Columbia)-6 (26)
27 31 SANDY –•– Dion (Laurie)-7 (27)
28 39 YOUNG AND IN LOVE –•– Dick and DeeDee (Warner Brothers)-5 (28)
29 33 I GOT WHAT I WANTED –•– Brook Benton (Mercury)-5 (29)
30 42 MECCA –•– Gene Pitney (Musicor)-4 (30)

31 41 WATERMELON MAN –•– Mongo Santamaria (Battle)-5 (31)
32 19 LAUGHING BOY –•– Mary Wells (Motown)-8 (15)
33 45 SURFIN’ U.S.A. –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-4 (33)
34 46 CHARMS –•– Bobby Vee (Liberty)-3 (34)
35 35 YAKETY SAX –•– Boots Randolph (Monument)-8 (35)
36 24 LET’S LIMBO SOME MORE –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-9 (20)
37 28 WILD WEEKEND –•– The Rebels (Swan)-16 (8)
38 16 WHAT WILL MARY SAY –•– Johnny Mathis (Columbia)-12 (9)
39 47 DAYS OF WINE AND ROSES –•– Andy Williams (Columbia)-5 (39)
40 23 WALK LIKE A MAN –•– The Four Seasons (Vee-Jay)-12 (1)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

45 36 DAYS OF WINE AND ROSES –•– Henry Mancini and His Orchestra (RCA Victor)-12 (33)
46 40 WHY DO LOVERS BREAK EACH OTHER’S HEART –•– Bob B. Soxx and the Blue Jeans (Philles)-9 (38)
48 29 ONE BROKEN HEART FOR SALE –•– Elvis Presley with the Mellow Men (RCA Victor)-9 (11)
49 38 RUBY BABY –•– Dion (Columbia)-13 (2)
52 34 DON’T SET ME FREE –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-8 (20)

POWER PLAYS

41 44 LINDA –•– Jan and Dean (Liberty)-8 (41)
42 43 ALL OVER THE WORLD –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-7 (42)
43 54 FOOLISH LITTLE GIRL –•– The Shirelles (Scepter)-4 (43)
44 52 TOM CAT –•– The Rooftop Singers (Vanguard)-4 (44)
47 51 YOU DON’T LOVE ME ANYMORE (And I Can Tell) –•– Rick Nelson (Decca)-6 (47)
50 78 IF YOU WANNA BE HAPPY –•– Jimmy Soul (S.P.Q.R.)-3 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

70 — TAKE THESE CHAINS FROM MY HEART –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-1 (70)
78 — TWO KIND OF TEARDROPS –•– Del Shannon (Big Top)-1 (78)
80 — HOT PASTRAMI –•– The Dartells (Dot)-1 (80)
89 — REMEMBER DIANA –•– Paul Anka (RCA Victor)-1 (89)
90 — MEMORY LANE –•– The Hippies (Formerly the Tams) (Parkway)-1 (90)
91 — HOT CAKES – FIRST SERVING –•– Dave “Baby” Cortez (Chess)-1 (91)
94 — DON’T MENTION MY NAME –•– The Shepherd Sisters (Atlantic)-2 (94)
95 — SHAME, SHAME, SHAME –•– Jimmy Reed (Vee-Jay)-1 (95)
96 — THE DOG –•– Rufus Thomas (Stax)-5 (87)
98 — HE’S SO HEAVENLY –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-1 (98)
99 — STILL –•– Bill Anderson (Decca)-1 (99)
100 — NOT FOR ALL THE MONEY IN THE WORLD –•– The Shirelles (Scepter)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 20th April, 1963

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

1 1 HE’S SO FINE –•– The Chiffons (Laurie)-9 (4 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 CAN’T GET USED TO LOSING YOU –•– Andy Williams (Columbia)-8 (2)
3 7 I WILL FOLLOW HIM –•– Little Peggy March (RCA Victor)-5 (3)
4 8 PUFF THE MAGIC DRAGON –•– Peter, Paul and Mary (Warner Brothers)-6 (4)
5 5 BABY WORKOUT –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-7 (5)
6 9 YOUNG LOVERS –•– Paul and Paula (Philips)-6 (6)
7 3 SOUTH STREET –•– The Orlons (Cameo)-10 (3)
8 13 DON’T SAY NOTHIN’ BAD (About My Baby) –•– The Cookies (Dimension)-8 (8)
9 12 PIPELINE –•– The Chantays (Dot)-8 (9)
10 10 DO THE BIRD –•– Dee Dee Sharp (Cameo)-8 (10)

11 4 THE END OF THE WORLD –•– Skeeter Davis (RCA Victor)-13 (2)
12 22 ON BROADWAY –•– The Drifters (Atlantic)-5 (12)
13 6 OUR DAY WILL COME –•– Ruby and the Romantics (Kapp)-11 (1)
14 31 WATERMELON MAN –•– Mongo Santamaria (Battle)-6 (14)
15 17 TWENTY MILES –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-9 (15)
16 30 MECCA –•– Gene Pitney (Musicor)-5 (16)
17 18 FOLLOW THE BOYS –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-8 (17)
18 11 IN DREAMS –•– Roy Orbison (Monument)-11 (7)
19 16 MR. BASS MAN –•– Johnny Cymbal (Kapp)-10 (16)
20 28 YOUNG AND IN LOVE –•– Dick and DeeDee (Warner Brothers)-6 (20)

21 27 SANDY –•– Dion (Laurie)-8 (21)
22 25 OVER THE MOUNTAIN (Across the Sea) –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-7 (22)
23 33 SURFIN’ U.S.A. –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-5 (23)
24 24 OUT OF MY MIND –•– Johnny Tillotson (Cadence)-8 (24)
25 34 CHARMS –•– Bobby Vee (Liberty)-4 (25)
26 26 DON’T BE AFRAID, LITTLE DARLIN’ –•– Steve Lawrence (Columbia)-7 (26)
27 15 OUR WINTER LOVE –•– Bill Pursell (Columbia)-12 (9)
28 29 I GOT WHAT I WANTED –•– Brook Benton (Mercury)-6 (28)
29 43 FOOLISH LITTLE GIRL –•– The Shirelles (Scepter)-5 (29)
30 23 I WANNA BE AROUND –•– Tony Bennett (Columbia)-15 (14)

31 62 REVEREND MR. BLACK –•– The Kingston Trio (Capitol)-3 (31)
32 50 IF YOU WANNA BE HAPPY –•– Jimmy Soul (S.P.Q.R.)-4 (32)
33 56 LOSING YOU –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-3 (33)
34 44 TOM CAT –•– The Rooftop Singers (Vanguard)-5 (34)
35 41 LINDA –•– Jan and Dean (Liberty)-9 (35)
36 14 RHYTHM OF THE RAIN –•– The Cascades (Valiant)-15 (3)
37 39 DAYS OF WINE AND ROSES –•– Andy Williams (Columbia)-6 (37)
38 21 BLAME IT ON THE BOSSA NOVA –•– Eydie Gorme (Columbia)-14 (7)
39 20 ALL I HAVE TO DO IS DREAM –•– Richard Chamberlain (MGM)-11 (14)
40 19 YOU’RE THE REASON I’M LIVING –•– Bobby Darin (Capitol)-14 (3)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

43 35 YAKETY SAX –•– Boots Randolph (Monument)-9 (35)
47 37 WILD WEEKEND –•– The Rebels (Swan)-17 (8)
49 36 LET’S LIMBO SOME MORE –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-10 (20)
50 32 LAUGHING BOY –•– Mary Wells (Motown)-9 (15)
54 40 WALK LIKE A MAN –•– The Four Seasons (Vee-Jay)-13 (1)

POWER PLAYS

41 45 DAYS OF WINE AND ROSES –•– Henry Mancini and His Orchestra (RCA Victor)-13 (33)
42 66 LITTLE BAND OF GOLD –•– James Gilreath (Joy)-5 (42)
44 42 ALL OVER THE WORLD –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-8 (42)
45 70 TAKE THESE CHAINS FROM MY HEART –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-2 (45)
46 54 LOCKING UP MY HEART –•– The Marvelettes (Tamla)-5 (46)
48 59 A LOVE SHE CAN COUNT ON –•– The Miracles (Tamla)-4 (48)

NEW THIS WEEK

66 — ANOTHER SATURDAY NIGHT –•– Sam Cooke (RCA Victor)-1 (66)
69 — THIS LITTLE GIRL –•– Dion (Columbia)-1 (69)
71 — PUSHOVER –•– Etta James (Argo)-1 (71)
72 — THE BIRD’S THE WORD –•– The Rivingtons (Liberty)-2 (72)
85 — HOW CAN I FORGET –•– Ben E. King (Atco)-4 (85)
86 — AIN’T THAT A SHAME –•– The Four Seasons Featuring Frankie Valli (Vee-Jay)-1 (86)
89 — PRISONER OF LOVE –•– James Brown and the Famous Flames (King)-1 (89)
90 — ANN-MARIE –•– The Belmonts (Sabrina)-1 (90)
91 — IF YOU NEED ME –•– Solomon Burke (Atlantic)-1 (91)
94 — ETERNALLY –•– The Chantels (Ludix)-2 (77)
95 — THE LOVE OF MY MAN –•– Theola Kilgore (Serock)-1 (95)
97 — DIANE –•– Joe Harnell and His Orchestra (Kapp)-1 (97)
99 — SWEET DREAMS (Of You) –•– Patsy Cline (Decca)-1 (99)
100 — IF YOU CAN’T ROCK ME –•– Rick Nelson (Imperial)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 27th April, 1963

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

1 3 I WILL FOLLOW HIM –•– Little Peggy March (RCA Victor)-6 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 2 CAN’T GET USED TO LOSING YOU –•– Andy Williams (Columbia)-9 (2)
3 1 HE’S SO FINE –•– The Chiffons (Laurie)-10 (1)
4 4 PUFF THE MAGIC DRAGON –•– Peter, Paul and Mary (Warner Brothers)-7 (4)
5 5 BABY WORKOUT –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-8 (5)
6 9 PIPELINE –•– The Chantays  (Dot)-9 (6)
7 8 DON’T SAY NOTHIN’ BAD (About My Baby) –•– The Cookies (Dimension)-9 (7)
8 6 YOUNG LOVERS –•– Paul and Paula (Philips)-7 (6)
9 12 ON BROADWAY –•– The Drifters (Atlantic)-6 (9)
10 14 WATERMELON MAN –•– Mongo Santamaria (Battle)-7 (10)

11 23 SURFIN’ U.S.A. –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-6 (11)
12 7 SOUTH STREET –•– The Orlons (Cameo)-11 (3)
13 16 MECCA –•– Gene Pitney (Musicor)-6 (13)
14 11 THE END OF THE WORLD –•– Skeeter Davis (RCA Victor)-14 (2)
15 32 IF YOU WANNA BE HAPPY –•– Jimmy Soul (S.P.Q.R.)-5 (15)
16 31 REVEREND MR. BLACK –•– The Kingston Trio (Capitol)-4 (16)
17 25 CHARMS –•– Bobby Vee (Liberty)-5 (17)
18 29 FOOLISH LITTLE GIRL –•– The Shirelles (Scepter)-6 (18)
19 20 YOUNG AND IN LOVE –•– Dick and DeeDee (Warner Brothers)-7 (19)
20 10 DO THE BIRD –•– Dee Dee Sharp (Cameo)-9 (10)

21 22 OVER THE MOUNTAIN (Across the Sea) –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-8 (21)
22 13 OUR DAY WILL COME –•– Ruby and the Romantics (Kapp)-12 (1)
23 15 TWENTY MILES –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-10 (15)
24 17 FOLLOW THE BOYS –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-9 (17)
25 34 TOM CAT –•– The Rooftop Singers (Vanguard)-6 (25)
26 33 LOSING YOU –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-4 (26)
27 45 TAKE THESE CHAINS FROM MY HEART –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-3 (27)
28 21 SANDY –•– Dion (Laurie)-9 (21)
29 18 IN DREAMS –•– Roy Orbison (Monument)-12 (7)
30 19 MR. BASS MAN –•– Johnny Cymbal (Kapp)-11 (16)

31 35 LINDA –•– Jan and Dean (Liberty)-10 (31)
32 42 LITTLE BAND OF GOLD –•– James Gilreath (Joy)-6 (32)
33 26 DON’T BE AFRAID, LITTLE DARLIN’ –•– Steve Lawrence (Columbia)-8 (26)
34 37 DAYS OF WINE AND ROSES –•– Andy Williams (Columbia)-7 (34)
35 51 TWO FACES HAVE I –•– Lou Christie (Roulette)-5 (35)
36 24 OUT OF MY MIND –•– Johnny Tillotson (Cadence)-9 (24)
37 28 I GOT WHAT I WANTED –•– Brook Benton (Mercury)-7 (28)
38 41 DAYS OF WINE AND ROSES –•– Henry Mancini and His Orchestra (RCA Victor)-14 (33)
39 60 HOT PASTRAMI –•– The Dartells (Dot)-3 (39)
40 57 KILLER JOE –•– The Rocky Fellers (Scepter)-6 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

45 27 OUR WINTER LOVE –•– Bill Pursell (Columbia)-13 (9)
46 36 RHYTHM OF THE RAIN –•– The Cascades (Valiant)-16 (3)
47 38 BLAME IT ON THE BOSSA NOVA –•– Eydie Gorme (Columbia)-15 (7)
48 30 I WANNA BE AROUND –•– Tony Bennett (Columbia)-16 (14)
50 39 ALL I HAVE TO DO IS DREAM –•– Richard Chamberlain (MGM)-12 (14)

POWER PLAYS

41 56 I LOVE YOU BECAUSE –•– Al Martino (Capitol)-4 (41)
42 48 A LOVE SHE CAN COUNT ON –•– The Miracles (Tamla)-5 (42)
43 66 ANOTHER SATURDAY NIGHT –•– Sam Cooke (RCA Victor)-2 (43)
44 46 LOCKING UP MY HEART –•– The Marvelettes (Tamla)-6 (44)
49 44 ALL OVER THE WORLD –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-9 (42)

NEW THIS WEEK

67 — YOU CAN’T SIT DOWN –•– The Dovells (Parkway)-1 (67)
74 — SHUT DOWN –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-1 (74)
75 — YOU NEVER MISS YOUR WATER (Till the Well Runs Dry) –•– “Little Esther” Phillips and “Big Al” Downing (Lenox)-1 (75)
80 — DA DOO RON RON (When He Walked Me Home) –•– The Crystals (Philles)-1 (80)
81 — STING RAY –•– The Routers (Warner Brothers)-1 (81)
83 — DO IT – RAT NOW –•– Bill Black’s Combo (Hi)-1 (83)
84 — HEART (I Hear You Beating) –•– Wayne Newton (Capitol)-1 (84)
85 — RONNIE, CALL ME WHEN YOU GET A CHANCE –•– Shelley Fabares (Colpix)-1 (85)
86 — WHAT A GUY –•– The Raindrops (Jubilee)-1 (86)
87 — HOT PASTRAMI WITH MASHED POTATOES (Part 1) –•– Joey Dee and the Starliters (Roulette)-1 (87)
89 — LET’S GO STEADY AGAIN –•– Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)-1 (89)
90 — EL WATUSI –•– Ray Barretto (Tico)-1 (90)
92 — THE BOUNCE –•– The Olympics (Tri Disc)-1 (92)
93 — MOTHER, PLEASE –•– Jo Ann Campbell (Cameo)-1 (93)
94 — GRAVY WALTZ –•– Steve Allen (Dot)-1 (94)
95 — HOT CAKES – FIRST SERVING –•– Dave “Baby” Cortez (Chess)-2 (91)
98 — HE’S A BAD BOY –•– Carole King (Dimension)-1 (98)
99 — ROCKIN’ CRICKETS –•– The Rockin’ Rebels (The Hot Toddys featuring Bill Pennell) (Swan)-12 (57)
100 — SHY GIRL –•– The Cascades (Valiant)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 4th May, 1963

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

1 1 I WILL FOLLOW HIM –•– Little Peggy March (RCA Victor)-7 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 CAN’T GET USED TO LOSING YOU –•– Andy Williams (Columbia)-10 (2)
3 4 PUFF THE MAGIC DRAGON –•– Peter, Paul and Mary (Warner Brothers)-8 (3)
4 6 PIPELINE –•– The Chantays (Dot)-10 (4)
5 3 HE’S SO FINE –•– The Chiffons (Laurie)-11 (1)
6 15 IF YOU WANNA BE HAPPY –•– Jimmy Soul (S.P.Q.R.)-6 (6)
7 7 DON’T SAY NOTHIN’ BAD (About My Baby) –•– The Cookies (Dimension)-10 (7)
8 11 SURFIN’ U.S.A. –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-7 (8)
9 9 ON BROADWAY –•– The Drifters (Atlantic)-7 (9)
10 10 WATERMELON MAN –•– Mongo Santamaria (Battle)-8 (10)

11 5 BABY WORKOUT –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-9 (5)
12 13 MECCA –•– Gene Pitney (Musicor)-7 (12)
13 18 FOOLISH LITTLE GIRL –•– The Shirelles (Scepter)-7 (13)
14 16 REVEREND MR. BLACK –•– The Kingston Trio (Capitol)-5 (14)
15 17 CHARMS –•– Bobby Vee (Liberty)-6 (15)
16 8 YOUNG LOVERS –•– Paul and Paula (Philips)-8 (6)
17 19 YOUNG AND IN LOVE –•– Dick and DeeDee (Warner Brothers)-8 (17)
18 26 LOSING YOU –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-5 (18)
19 27 TAKE THESE CHAINS FROM MY HEART –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-4 (19)
20 25 TOM CAT –•– The Rooftop Singers (Vanguard)-7 (20)

21 39 HOT PASTRAMI –•– The Dartells (Dot)-4 (21)
22 12 SOUTH STREET –•– The Orlons (Cameo)-12 (3)
23 35 TWO FACES HAVE I –•– Lou Christie (Roulette)-6 (23)
24 14 THE END OF THE WORLD –•– Skeeter Davis (RCA Victor)-15 (2)
25 32 LITTLE BAND OF GOLD –•– James Gilreath (Joy)-7 (25)
26 34 DAYS OF WINE AND ROSES –•– Andy Williams (Columbia)-8 (26)
27 21 OVER THE MOUNTAIN (Across the Sea) –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-9 (21)
28 31 LINDA –•– Jan and Dean (Liberty)-11 (28)
29 41 I LOVE YOU BECAUSE –•– Al Martino (Capitol)-5 (29)
30 43 ANOTHER SATURDAY NIGHT –•– Sam Cooke (RCA Victor)-3 (30)

31 55 THIS LITTLE GIRL –•– Dion (Columbia)-3 (31)
32 20 DO THE BIRD –•– Dee Dee Sharp (Cameo)-10 (10)
33 38 DAYS OF WINE AND ROSES –•– Henry Mancini and His Orchestra (RCA Victor)-15 (33)
34 40 KILLER JOE –•– The Rocky Fellers (Scepter)-7 (34)
35 28 SANDY –•– Dion (Laurie)-10 (21)
36 51 AIN’T THAT A SHAME –•– The Four Seasons Featuring Frankie Valli (Vee-Jay)-3 (36)
37 42 A LOVE SHE CAN COUNT ON –•– The Miracles (Tamla)-6 (37)
38 30 MR. BASS MAN –•– Johnny Cymbal (Kapp)-12 (16)
39 23 TWENTY MILES –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-11 (15)
40 33 DON’T BE AFRAID, LITTLE DARLIN’ –•– Steve Lawrence (Columbia)-9 (26)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

42 22 OUR DAY WILL COME –•– Ruby and the Romantics (Kapp)-13 (1)
43 37 I GOT WHAT I WANTED –•– Brook Benton (Mercury)-8 (28)
45 36 OUT OF MY MIND –•– Johnny Tillotson (Cadence)-10 (24)
48 24 FOLLOW THE BOYS –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-10 (17)
55 29 IN DREAMS –•– Roy Orbison (Monument)-13 (7)

POWER PLAYS

41 54 (Today I Met) THE BOY I’M GONNA MARRY –•– Darlene Love (Philles)-5 (41)
44 44 LOCKING UP MY HEART –•– The Marvelettes (Tamla)-7 (44)
46 53 PUSHOVER –•– Etta James (Argo)-3 (46)
47 52 RAINBOW –•– Gene Chandler (Vee-Jay)-11 (47)
49 71 STILL –•– Bill Anderson (Decca)-4 (49)
50 67 YOU CAN’T SIT DOWN –•– The Dovells (Parkway)-2 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

76 — SHAME, SHAME, SHAME –•– Jimmy Reed (Vee-Jay)-2 (76)
80 — HELLO STRANGER –•– Barbara Lewis (Atlantic)-1 (80)
85 — PATTY BABY –•– Freddy Cannon (Swan)-1 (85)
87 — THE FOLK SINGER –•– Tommy Roe (ABC-Paramount)-1 (87)
88 — I’M MOVIN’ ON –•– Matt Lucas (Smash)-1 (88)
90 — IF YOU NEED ME –•– Wilson Pickett (Double-L)-1 (90)
92 — CALL ME IRRESPONSIBLE –•– Jack Jones (Kapp)-1 (92)
95 — GOT YOU ON MY MIND –•– Cookie and His Cupcakes (Chess)-1 (95)
96 — OLD ENOUGH TO LOVE –•– Rick Nelson (Imperial)-1 (96)
100 — FOREVER –•– The Marvelettes (Tamla)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 11th May, 1963

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

1 1 I WILL FOLLOW HIM –•– Little Peggy March (RCA Victor)-8 (3 weeks at #1) (1)
2 3 PUFF THE MAGIC DRAGON –•– Peter, Paul and Mary (Warner Brothers)-9 (2)
3 6 IF YOU WANNA BE HAPPY –•– Jimmy Soul (S.P.Q.R.)-7 (3)
4 4 PIPELINE –•– The Chantays (Dot)-11 (4)
5 2 CAN’T GET USED TO LOSING YOU –•– Andy Williams (Columbia)-11 (2)
6 13 FOOLISH LITTLE GIRL –•– The Shirelles (Scepter)-8 (6)
7 8 SURFIN’ U.S.A. –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-8 (7)
8 5 HE’S SO FINE –•– The Chiffons (Laurie)-12 (1)
9 14 REVEREND MR. BLACK –•– The Kingston Trio (Capitol)-6 (9)
10 18 LOSING YOU –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-6 (10)

11 9 ON BROADWAY –•– The Drifters (Atlantic)-8 (9)
12 12 MECCA –•– Gene Pitney (Musicor)-8 (12)
13 15 CHARMS –•– Bobby Vee (Liberty)-7 (13)
14 11 BABY WORKOUT –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-10 (5)
15 7 DON’T SAY NOTHIN’ BAD (About My Baby) –•– The Cookies (Dimension)-11 (7)
16 19 TAKE THESE CHAINS FROM MY HEART –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-5 (16)
17 23 TWO FACES HAVE I –•– Lou Christie (Roulette)-7 (17)
18 10 WATERMELON MAN –•– Mongo Santamaria (Battle)-9 (10)
19 34 KILLER JOE –•– The Rocky Fellers (Scepter)-8 (19)
20 21 HOT PASTRAMI –•– The Dartells (Dot)-5 (20)

21 25 LITTLE BAND OF GOLD –•– James Gilreath (Joy)-8 (21)
22 20 TOM CAT –•– The Rooftop Singers (Vanguard)-8 (20)
23 29 I LOVE YOU BECAUSE –•– Al Martino (Capitol)-6 (23)
24 30 ANOTHER SATURDAY NIGHT –•– Sam Cooke (RCA Victor)-4 (24)
25 16 YOUNG LOVERS –•– Paul and Paula (Philips)-9 (6)
26 31 THIS LITTLE GIRL –•– Dion (Columbia)-4 (26)
27 36 AIN’T THAT A SHAME –•– The Four Seasons Featuring Frankie Valli (Vee-Jay)-4 (27)
28 17 YOUNG AND IN LOVE –•– Dick and DeeDee (Warner Brothers)-9 (17)
29 49 STILL –•– Bill Anderson (Decca)-5 (29)
30 26 DAYS OF WINE AND ROSES –•– Andy Williams (Columbia)-9 (26)

31 37 A LOVE SHE CAN COUNT ON –•– The Miracles (Tamla)-7 (31)
32 24 THE END OF THE WORLD –•– Skeeter Davis (RCA Victor)-16 (2)
33 28 LINDA –•– Jan and Dean (Liberty)-12 (28)
34 51 THE LOVE OF MY MAN –•– Theola Kilgore (Serock)-4 (34)
35 33 DAYS OF WINE AND ROSES –•– Henry Mancini and His Orchestra (RCA Victor)-16 (33)
36 50 YOU CAN’T SIT DOWN –•– The Dovells (Parkway)-3 (36)
37 54 DA DOO RON RON (When He Walked Me Home) –•– The Crystals (Philles)-3 (37)
38 46 PUSHOVER –•– Etta James (Argo)-4 (38)
39 41 (Today I Met) THE BOY I’M GONNA MARRY –•– Darlene Love (Philles)-6 (39)
40 71 EL WATUSI –•– Ray Barretto (Tico)-3 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

41 22 SOUTH STREET –•– The Orlons (Cameo)-13 (3)
43 35 SANDY –•– Dion (Laurie)-11 (21)
45 27 OVER THE MOUNTAIN (Across the Sea) –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-10 (21)
46 32 DO THE BIRD –•– Dee Dee Sharp (Cameo)-11 (10)
55 39 TWENTY MILES –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-12 (15)
59 38 MR. BASS MAN –•– Johnny Cymbal (Kapp)-13 (16)

POWER PLAYS

42 58 COME AND GET THESE MEMORIES –•– Martha and the Vandellas (Gordy)-6 (42)
44 56 REMEMBER DIANA –•– Paul Anka (RCA Victor)-5 (44)
47 53 THAT’S HOW HEARTACHES ARE MADE –•– Baby Washington (Sue)-8 (47)
48 44 LOCKING UP MY HEART –•– The Marvelettes (Tamla)-8 (44)
49 63 SHUT DOWN –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-3 (49)
50 70 LET’S GO STEADY AGAIN –•– Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)-3 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

60 — IT’S MY PARTY –•– Lesley Gore (Mercury)-1 (60)
70 — THOSE LAZY-HAZY-CRAZY DAYS OF SUMMER –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-1 (70)
74 — WILDWOOD DAYS –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-1 (74)
75 — THE GOOD LIFE –•– Tony Bennett (Columbia)-1 (75)
78 — I’M SAVING MY LOVE –•– Skeeter Davis (RCA Victor)-1 (78)
79 — SUKIYAKI –•– Kyu Sakamoto (Capitol)-1 (79)
83 — DON’T MAKE MY BABY BLUE –•– Frankie Laine (Columbia)-1 (83)
87 — TEENAGE HEAVEN –•– Johnny Cymbal (Kapp)-1 (87)
90 — LITTLE LATIN LUPE LU –•– The Righteous Brothers (Moonglow)-1 (90)
92 — SOON (I’ll Be Home Again) –•– The Four Seasons Featuring Frankie Valli (Vee-Jay)-1 (92)
93 — 18 YELLOW ROSES –•– Bobby Darin (Capitol)-1 (93)
96 — ONE BOY TOO LATE –•– Mike Clifford (United Artists)-1 (96)
98 — THE LAST LEAF –•– The Cascades (Valiant)-1 (98)
99 — A STRANGER IN YOUR TOWN –•– The Shacklefords (Mercury)-1 (99)
100 — HOBO FLATS (Part 1) –•– Jimmy Smith (Verve)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 18th May, 1963

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

1 3 IF YOU WANNA BE HAPPY –•– Jimmy Soul (S.P.Q.R.)-8 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 1 I WILL FOLLOW HIM –•– Little Peggy March (RCA Victor)-9 (1)
3 2 PUFF THE MAGIC DRAGON –•– Peter, Paul and Mary (Warner Brothers)-10 (2)
4 7 SURFIN’ U.S.A. –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-9 (4)
5 6 FOOLISH LITTLE GIRL –•– The Shirelles (Scepter)-9 (5)
6 4 PIPELINE –•– The Chantays (Dot)-12 (4)
7 10 LOSING YOU –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-7 (7)
8 9 REVEREND MR. BLACK –•– The Kingston Trio (Capitol)-7 (8)
9 5 CAN’T GET USED TO LOSING YOU –•– Andy Williams (Columbia)-12 (2)
10 23 I LOVE YOU BECAUSE –•– Al Martino (Capitol)-7 (10)

11 17 TWO FACES HAVE I –•– Lou Christie (Roulette)-8 (11)
12 16 TAKE THESE CHAINS FROM MY HEART –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-6 (12)
13 20 HOT PASTRAMI –•– The Dartells (Dot)-6 (13)
14 24 ANOTHER SATURDAY NIGHT –•– Sam Cooke (RCA Victor)-5 (14)
15 12 MECCA –•– Gene Pitney (Musicor)-9 (12)
16 19 KILLER JOE –•– The Rocky Fellers (Scepter)-9 (16)
17 8 HE’S SO FINE –•– The Chiffons (Laurie)-13 (1)
18 36 YOU CAN’T SIT DOWN –•– The Dovells (Parkway)-4 (18)
19 37 DA DOO RON RON (When He Walked Me Home) –•– The Crystals (Philles)-4 (19)
20 13 CHARMS –•– Bobby Vee (Liberty)-8 (13)

21 26 THIS LITTLE GIRL –•– Dion (Columbia)-5 (21)
22 27 AIN’T THAT A SHAME –•– The Four Seasons Featuring Frankie Valli (Vee-Jay)-5 (22)
23 21 LITTLE BAND OF GOLD –•– James Gilreath (Joy)-9 (21)
24 29 STILL –•– Bill Anderson (Decca)-6 (24)
25 11 ON BROADWAY –•– The Drifters (Atlantic)-9 (9)
26 60 IT’S MY PARTY –•– Lesley Gore (Mercury)-2 (26)
27 40 EL WATUSI –•– Ray Barretto (Tico)-4 (27)
28 30 DAYS OF WINE AND ROSES –•– Andy Williams (Columbia)-10 (26)
29 22 TOM CAT –•– The Rooftop Singers (Vanguard)-9 (20)
30 18 WATERMELON MAN –•– Mongo Santamaria (Battle)-10 (10)

31 34 THE LOVE OF MY MAN –•– Theola Kilgore (Serock)-5 (31)
32 14 BABY WORKOUT –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-11 (5)
33 15 DON’T SAY NOTHIN’ BAD (About My Baby) –•– The Cookies (Dimension)-12 (7)
34 35 DAYS OF WINE AND ROSES –•– Henry Mancini and His Orchestra (RCA Victor)-17 (33)
35 38 PUSHOVER –•– Etta James (Argo)-5 (35)
36 42 COME AND GET THESE MEMORIES –•– Martha and the Vandellas (Gordy)-7 (36)
37 53 PRISONER OF LOVE –•– James Brown and the Famous Flames (King)-5 (37)
38 31 A LOVE SHE CAN COUNT ON –•– The Miracles (Tamla)-8 (31)
39 50 LET’S GO STEADY AGAIN –•– Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)-4 (39)
40 33 LINDA –•– Jan and Dean (Liberty)-13 (28)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

42 28 YOUNG AND IN LOVE –•– Dick and DeeDee (Warner Brothers)-10 (17)
44 39 (Today I Met) THE BOY I’M GONNA MARRY –•– Darlene Love (Philles)-7 (39)
48 25 YOUNG LOVERS –•– Paul and Paula (Philips)-10 (6)
63 32 THE END OF THE WORLD –•– Skeeter Davis (RCA Victor)-17 (2)

POWER PLAYS

41 44 REMEMBER DIANA –•– Paul Anka (RCA Victor)-6 (41)
43 49 SHUT DOWN –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-4 (43)
45 79 SUKIYAKI –•– Kyu Sakamoto (Capitol)-2 (45)
46 47 THAT’S HOW HEARTACHES ARE MADE –•– Baby Washington (Sue)-9 (46)
47 70 THOSE LAZY-HAZY-CRAZY DAYS OF SUMMER –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-2 (47)
49 57 HOT PASTRAMI WITH MASHED POTATOES (Part 1) –•– Joey Dee and the Starliters (Roulette)-4 (49)
50 54 TWO KIND OF TEARDROPS –•– Del Shannon (Big Top)-6 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

72 — MY SUMMER LOVE –•– Ruby and the Romantics (Kapp)-1 (72)
81 — BIRDLAND –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-1 (81)
88 — GYPSY WOMAN –•– Rick Nelson (Decca)-1 (88)
89 — THERE GOES (My Heart Again) –•– Fats Domino (ABC-Paramount)-1 (89)
90 — SHAKE A TAIL FEATHER –•– The Five Du-Tones (One-derful!)-1 (90)
94 — GOT YOU ON MY MIND –•– Cookie and His Cupcakes (Chess)-2 (94)
95 — IF MY PILLOW COULD TALK –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-1 (95)
96 — LONELY BOY, LONELY GUITAR –•– Duane Eddy and the Rebelettes (RCA Victor)-1 (96)
97 — NEEDLES AND PINS –•– Jackie DeShannon (Liberty)-1 (97)
98 — HE’S A BAD BOY –•– Carole King (Dimension)-3 (94)
99 — PRIDE AND JOY –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-1 (99)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 25th May, 1963

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

1 1 IF YOU WANNA BE HAPPY –•– Jimmy Soul (S.P.Q.R.)-9 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 I WILL FOLLOW HIM –•– Little Peggy March (RCA Victor)-10 (1)
3 4 SURFIN’ U.S.A. –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-10 (3)
4 5 FOOLISH LITTLE GIRL –•– The Shirelles (Scepter)-10 (4)
5 10 I LOVE YOU BECAUSE –•– Al Martino (Capitol)-8 (5)
6 7 LOSING YOU –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-8 (6)
7 11 TWO FACES HAVE I –•– Lou Christie (Roulette)-9 (7)
8 12 TAKE THESE CHAINS FROM MY HEART –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-7 (8)
9 26 IT’S MY PARTY –•– Lesley Gore (Mercury)-3 (9)
10 14 ANOTHER SATURDAY NIGHT –•– Sam Cooke (RCA Victor)-6 (10)

11 13 HOT PASTRAMI –•– The Dartells (Dot)-7 (11)
12 3 PUFF THE MAGIC DRAGON –•– Peter, Paul and Mary (Warner Brothers)-11 (2)
13 19 DA DOO RON RON (When He Walked Me Home) –•– The Crystals (Philles)-5 (13)
14 8 REVEREND MR. BLACK –•– The Kingston Trio (Capitol)-8 (8)
15 18 YOU CAN’T SIT DOWN –•– The Dovells (Parkway)-5 (15)
16 6 PIPELINE –•– The Chantays (Dot)-13 (4)
17 24 STILL –•– Bill Anderson (Decca)-7 (17)
18 9 CAN’T GET USED TO LOSING YOU –•– Andy Williams (Columbia)-13 (2)
19 16 KILLER JOE –•– The Rocky Fellers (Scepter)-10 (16)
20 45 SUKIYAKI –•– Kyu Sakamoto (Capitol)-3 (20)

21 21 THIS LITTLE GIRL –•– Dion (Columbia)-6 (21)
22 22 AIN’T THAT A SHAME –•– The Four Seasons Featuring Frankie Valli (Vee-Jay)-6 (22)
23 31 THE LOVE OF MY MAN –•– Theola Kilgore (Serock)-6 (23)
24 27 EL WATUSI –•– Ray Barretto (Tico)-5 (24)
25 47 THOSE LAZY-HAZY-CRAZY DAYS OF SUMMER –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-3 (25)
26 35 PUSHOVER –•– Etta James (Argo)-6 (26)
27 37 PRISONER OF LOVE –•– James Brown and the Famous Flames (King)-6 (27)
28 17 HE’S SO FINE –•– The Chiffons (Laurie)-14 (1)
29 23 LITTLE BAND OF GOLD –•– James Gilreath (Joy)-10 (21)
30 15 MECCA –•– Gene Pitney (Musicor)-10 (12)

31 39 LET’S GO STEADY AGAIN –•– Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)-5 (31)
32 36 COME AND GET THESE MEMORIES –•– Martha and the Vandellas (Gordy)-8 (32)
33 53 HELLO STRANGER –•– Barbara Lewis (Atlantic)-4 (33)
34 55 18 YELLOW ROSES –•– Bobby Darin (Capitol)-3 (34)
35 20 CHARMS –•– Bobby Vee (Liberty)-9 (13)
36 28 DAYS OF WINE AND ROSES –•– Andy Williams (Columbia)-11 (26)
37 25 ON BROADWAY –•– The Drifters (Atlantic)-10 (9)
38 43 SHUT DOWN –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-5 (38)
39 41 REMEMBER DIANA –•– Paul Anka (RCA Victor)-7 (39)
40 51 IF YOU NEED ME –•– Solomon Burke (Atlantic)-6 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

44 30 WATERMELON MAN –•– Mongo Santamaria (Battle)-11 (10)
45 38 A LOVE SHE CAN COUNT ON –•– The Miracles (Tamla)-9 (31)
46 33 DON’T SAY NOTHIN’ BAD (About My Baby) –•– The Cookies (Dimension)-13 (7)
48 29 TOM CAT –•– The Rooftop Singers (Vanguard)-10 (20)
51 34 DAYS OF WINE AND ROSES –•– Henry Mancini and His Orchestra (RCA Victor)-18 (33)
59 32 BABY WORKOUT –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-12 (5)

POWER PLAYS

41 49 HOT PASTRAMI WITH MASHED POTATOES (Part 1) –•– Joey Dee and the Starliters (Roulette)-5 (41)
42 46 THAT’S HOW HEARTACHES ARE MADE –•– Baby Washington (Sue)-10 (42)
43 59 THE GOOD LIFE –•– Tony Bennett (Columbia)-3 (43)
47 52 WHAT A GUY –•– The Raindrops (Jubilee)-5 (47)
49 60 WILDWOOD DAYS –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-3 (49)
50 44 (Today I Met) THE BOY I’M GONNA MARRY –•– Darlene Love (Philles)-8 (39)

NEW THIS WEEK

72 — STRING ALONG –•– Rick Nelson (Decca)-1 (72)
74 — EVERY STEP OF THE WAY –•– Johnny Mathis (Columbia)-1 (74)
76 — POOR LITTLE RICH GIRL –•– Steve Lawrence (Columbia)-1 (76)
77 — YOUR OLD STAND BY –•– Mary Wells (Motown)-1 (77)
88 — SAD, SAD GIRL AND BOY –•– The Impressions (ABC-Paramount)-1 (88)
89 — SHAKE A HAND –•– Jackie Wilson and Linda Hopkins (Brunswick)-1 (89)
90 — SWINGING ON A STAR –•– Big Dee Irwin (with Little Eva) (Dimension)-1 (90)
91 — THESE ARMS OF MINE –•– Otis Redding (Volt)-1 (91)
95 — THE DOG –•– Rufus Thomas (Stax)-7 (87)
96 — I KNOW I KNOW –•– “Pookie” Hudson (Double-L)-1 (96)
98 — DANGER –•– Vic Dana (Dolton)-1 (98)
99 — THE LAST MINUTE (Part 1) –•– Jimmy McGriff (Sue)-1 (99)
100 — SOULVILLE –•– Dinah Washington (Roulette)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 1st June, 1963

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

1 9 IT’S MY PARTY –•– Lesley Gore (Mercury)-4 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 1 IF YOU WANNA BE HAPPY –•– Jimmy Soul (S.P.Q.R.)-10 (1)
3 5 I LOVE YOU BECAUSE –•– Al Martino (Capitol)-9 (3)
4 3 SURFIN’ U.S.A. –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-11 (3)
5 13 DA DOO RON RON (When He Walked Me Home) –•– The Crystals (Philles)-6 (5)
6 7 TWO FACES HAVE I –•– Lou Christie (Roulette)-10 (6)
7 15 YOU CAN’T SIT DOWN –•– The Dovells (Parkway)-6 (7)
8 2 I WILL FOLLOW HIM –•– Little Peggy March (RCA Victor)-11 (1)
9 6 LOSING YOU –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-9 (6)
10 20 SUKIYAKI –•– Kyu Sakamoto (Capitol)-4 (10)

11 17 STILL –•– Bill Anderson (Decca)-8 (11)
12 4 FOOLISH LITTLE GIRL –•– The Shirelles (Scepter)-11 (4)
13 8 TAKE THESE CHAINS FROM MY HEART –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-8 (8)
14 10 ANOTHER SATURDAY NIGHT –•– Sam Cooke (RCA Victor)-7 (10)
15 11 HOT PASTRAMI –•– The Dartells (Dot)-8 (11)
16 25 THOSE LAZY-HAZY-CRAZY DAYS OF SUMMER –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-4 (16)
17 24 EL WATUSI –•– Ray Barretto (Tico)-6 (17)
18 12 PUFF THE MAGIC DRAGON –•– Peter, Paul and Mary (Warner Brothers)-12 (2)
19 14 REVEREND MR. BLACK –•– The Kingston Trio (Capitol)-9 (8)
20 16 PIPELINE –•– The Chantays (Dot)-14 (4)

21 23 THE LOVE OF MY MAN –•– Theola Kilgore (Serock)-7 (21)
22 27 PRISONER OF LOVE –•– James Brown and the Famous Flames (King)-7 (22)
23 34 18 YELLOW ROSES –•– Bobby Darin (Capitol)-4 (23)
24 18 CAN’T GET USED TO LOSING YOU –•– Andy Williams (Columbia)-14 (2)
25 22 AIN’T THAT A SHAME –•– The Four Seasons Featuring Frankie Valli (Vee-Jay)-7 (22)
26 31 LET’S GO STEADY AGAIN –•– Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)-6 (26)
27 19 KILLER JOE –•– The Rocky Fellers (Scepter)-11 (16)
28 33 HELLO STRANGER –•– Barbara Lewis (Atlantic)-5 (28)
29 21 THIS LITTLE GIRL –•– Dion (Columbia)-7 (21)
30 26 PUSHOVER –•– Etta James (Argo)-7 (26)

31 62 BLUE ON BLUE –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-3 (31)
32 43 THE GOOD LIFE –•– Tony Bennett (Columbia)-4 (32)
33 38 SHUT DOWN –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-6 (33)
34 29 LITTLE BAND OF GOLD –•– James Gilreath (Joy)-11 (21)
35 63 BIRDLAND –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-3 (35)
36 41 HOT PASTRAMI WITH MASHED POTATOES (Part 1) –•– Joey Dee and the Starliters (Roulette)-6 (36)
37 40 IF YOU NEED ME –•– Solomon Burke (Atlantic)-7 (37)
38 32 COME AND GET THESE MEMORIES –•– Martha and the Vandellas (Gordy)-9 (32)
39 49 WILDWOOD DAYS –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-4 (39)
40 42 THAT’S HOW HEARTACHES ARE MADE –•– Baby Washington (Sue)-11 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

41 36 DAYS OF WINE AND ROSES –•– Andy Williams (Columbia)-12 (26)
43 28 HE’S SO FINE –•– The Chiffons (Laurie)-15 (1)
46 35 CHARMS –•– Bobby Vee (Liberty)-10 (13)
49 30 MECCA –•– Gene Pitney (Musicor)-11 (12)
59 39 REMEMBER DIANA –•– Paul Anka (RCA Victor)-8 (39)

POWER PLAYS

42 47 WHAT A GUY –•– The Raindrops (Jubilee)-6 (42)
44 54 THE BOUNCE –•– The Olympics (Tri Disc)-6 (44)
45 79 IF MY PILLOW COULD TALK –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-3 (45)
47 74 EVERY STEP OF THE WAY –•– Johnny Mathis (Columbia)-2 (47)
48 55 I’M SAVING MY LOVE –•– Skeeter Davis (RCA Victor)-4 (48)
50 57 STING RAY –•– The Routers (Warner Brothers)-6 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

66 — ONE FINE DAY –•– The Chiffons (Laurie)-1 (66)
68 — ON TOP OF SPAGHETTI –•– Tom Glazer and the Do-Re-Mi Children’s Chorus (Kapp)-1 (68)
69 — OLD SMOKEY LOCOMOTION –•– Little Eva (Dimension)-1 (69)
72 — RING OF FIRE –•– Johnny Cash (Columbia)-1 (72)
81 — GIVE US YOUR BLESSING –•– Ray Peterson (Dunes)-1 (81)
82 — I WISH I WERE A PRINCESS –•– Little Peggy March (RCA Victor)-1 (82)
83 — DON’T TRY TO FIGHT IT, BABY –•– Eydie Gorme (Columbia)-1 (83)
84 — GOODNIGHT MY LOVE –•– The Fleetwoods (Dolton)-1 (84)
86 — SO MUCH IN LOVE –•– The Tymes (Parkway)-1 (86)
90 — FIRST QUARREL –•– Paul and Paula (Philips)-1 (90)
91 — YOU KNOW IT AIN’T RIGHT –•– Joe Hinton (Back Beat)-1 (91)
93 — (I Love You) DON’T YOU FORGET IT –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-1 (93)
98 — SAY WONDERFUL THINGS –•– Patti Page (Columbia)-1 (98)
99 — RIVER’S INVITATION –•– Percy Mayfield (Tangerine)-1 (99)
100 — I CAN’T STOP LOVING YOU –•– Count Basie (Reprise)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 8th June, 1963

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

1 1 IT’S MY PARTY –•– Lesley Gore (Mercury)-5 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 10 SUKIYAKI –•– Kyu Sakamoto (Capitol)-5 (2)
3 5 DA DOO RON RON (When He Walked Me Home) –•– The Crystals (Philles)-7 (3)
4 3 I LOVE YOU BECAUSE –•– Al Martino (Capitol)-10 (3)
5 7 YOU CAN’T SIT DOWN –•– The Dovells (Parkway)-7 (5)
6 6 TWO FACES HAVE I –•– Lou Christie (Roulette)-11 (6)
7 2 IF YOU WANNA BE HAPPY –•– Jimmy Soul (S.P.Q.R.)-11 (1)
8 11 STILL –•– Bill Anderson (Decca)-9 (8)
9 16 THOSE LAZY-HAZY-CRAZY DAYS OF SUMMER –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-5 (9)
10 4 SURFIN’ U.S.A. –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-12 (3)

11 23 18 YELLOW ROSES –•– Bobby Darin (Capitol)-5 (11)
12 9 LOSING YOU –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-10 (6)
13 28 HELLO STRANGER –•– Barbara Lewis (Atlantic)-6 (13)
14 31 BLUE ON BLUE –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-4 (14)
15 14 ANOTHER SATURDAY NIGHT –•– Sam Cooke (RCA Victor)-8 (10)
16 15 HOT PASTRAMI –•– The Dartells (Dot)-9 (11)
17 8 I WILL FOLLOW HIM –•– Little Peggy March (RCA Victor)-12 (1)
18 12 FOOLISH LITTLE GIRL –•– The Shirelles (Scepter)-12 (4)
19 13 TAKE THESE CHAINS FROM MY HEART –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-9 (8)
20 17 EL WATUSI –•– Ray Barretto (Tico)-7 (17)

21 22 PRISONER OF LOVE –•– James Brown and the Famous Flames (King)-8 (21)
22 35 BIRDLAND –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-4 (22)
23 21 THE LOVE OF MY MAN –•– Theola Kilgore (Serock)-8 (21)
24 32 THE GOOD LIFE –•– Tony Bennett (Columbia)-5 (24)
25 30 PUSHOVER –•– Etta James (Argo)-8 (25)
26 19 REVEREND MR. BLACK –•– The Kingston Trio (Capitol)-10 (8)
27 20 PIPELINE –•– The Chantays (Dot)-15 (4)
28 18 PUFF THE MAGIC DRAGON –•– Peter, Paul and Mary (Warner Brothers)-13 (2)
29 38 COME AND GET THESE MEMORIES –•– Martha and the Vandellas (Gordy)-10 (29)
30 39 WILDWOOD DAYS –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-5 (30)

31 26 LET’S GO STEADY AGAIN –•– Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)-7 (26)
32 33 SHUT DOWN –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-7 (32)
33 25 AIN’T THAT A SHAME –•– The Four Seasons Featuring Frankie Valli (Vee-Jay)-8 (22)
34 27 KILLER JOE –•– The Rocky Fellers (Scepter)-12 (16)
35 45 IF MY PILLOW COULD TALK –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-4 (35)
36 66 ONE FINE DAY –•– The Chiffons (Laurie)-2 (36)
37 47 EVERY STEP OF THE WAY –•– Johnny Mathis (Columbia)-3 (37)
38 24 CAN’T GET USED TO LOSING YOU –•– Andy Williams (Columbia)-15 (2)
39 29 THIS LITTLE GIRL –•– Dion (Columbia)-8 (21)
40 44 THE BOUNCE –•– The Olympics (Tri Disc)-7 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

43 37 IF YOU NEED ME –•– Solomon Burke (Atlantic)-8 (37)
46 36 HOT PASTRAMI WITH MASHED POTATOES (Part 1) –•– Joey Dee and the Starliters (Roulette)-7 (36)
68 34 LITTLE BAND OF GOLD –•– James Gilreath (Joy)-12 (21)
72 40 THAT’S HOW HEARTACHES ARE MADE –•– Baby Washington (Sue)-12 (40)

POWER PLAYS

41 42 WHAT A GUY –•– The Raindrops (Jubilee)-7 (41)
42 53 STRING ALONG –•– Rick Nelson (Decca)-3 (42)
44 48 I’M SAVING MY LOVE –•– Skeeter Davis (RCA Victor)-5 (44)
45 55 MY SUMMER LOVE –•– Ruby and the Romantics (Kapp)-4 (45)
47 62 POOR LITTLE RICH GIRL –•– Steve Lawrence (Columbia)-3 (47)
48 54 SWEET DREAMS (Of You) –•– Patsy Cline (Decca)-8 (48)
49 52 LITTLE LATIN LUPE LU –•– The Righteous Brothers (Moonglow)-5 (49)
50 73 SHAKE A HAND –•– Jackie Wilson and Linda Hopkins (Brunswick)-3 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

76 — FALLING –•– Roy Orbison (Monument)-1 (76)
81 — EASIER SAID THAN DONE –•– The Essex (Roulette)-1 (81)
85 — SIX DAYS ON THE ROAD –•– Dave Dudley (Golden Wing)-1 (85)
88 — TIE ME KANGAROO DOWN, SPORT –•– Rolf Harris (Epic)-1 (88)
90 — MEMPHIS –•– Lonnie Mack (Fraternity)-1 (90)
93 — SPRING IN MANHATTAN –•– Tony Bennett (Columbia)-1 (93)
96 — NOT TOO YOUNG TO GET MARRIED –•– Bob B. Soxx and the Blue Jeans (Philles)-1 (96)
99 — SAY WONDERFUL THINGS –•– Ronnie Carroll (Philips)-1 (99)
100 — JUST ONE LOOK –•– Doris Troy (Atlantic)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 15th June, 1963

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NOTE: Title, “Sukiyaka” is a misprint label of first pressing by Capitol Records.

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

1 2 SUKIYAKI –•– Kyu Sakamoto (Capitol)-6 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 1 IT’S MY PARTY –•– Lesley Gore (Mercury)-6 (1)
3 5 YOU CAN’T SIT DOWN –•– The Dovells (Parkway)-8 (3)
4 3 DA DOO RON RON (When He Walked Me Home) –•– The Crystals (Philles)-8 (3)
5 4 I LOVE YOU BECAUSE –•– Al Martino (Capitol)-11 (3)
6 14 BLUE ON BLUE –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-5 (6)
7 9 THOSE LAZY-HAZY-CRAZY DAYS OF SUMMER –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-6 (7)
8 8 STILL –•– Bill Anderson (Decca)-10 (8)
9 13 HELLO STRANGER –•– Barbara Lewis (Atlantic)-7 (9)
10 11 18 YELLOW ROSES –•– Bobby Darin (Capitol)-6 (10)

11 6 TWO FACES HAVE I –•– Lou Christie (Roulette)-12 (6)
12 7 IF YOU WANNA BE HAPPY –•– Jimmy Soul (S.P.Q.R.)-12 (1)
13 10 SURFIN’ U.S.A. –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-13 (3)
14 22 BIRDLAND –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-5 (14)
15 12 LOSING YOU –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-11 (6)
16 15 ANOTHER SATURDAY NIGHT –•– Sam Cooke (RCA Victor)-9 (10)
17 36 ONE FINE DAY –•– The Chiffons (Laurie)-3 (17)
18 21 PRISONER OF LOVE –•– James Brown and the Famous Flames (King)-9 (18)
19 16 HOT PASTRAMI –•– The Dartells (Dot)-10 (11)
20 24 THE GOOD LIFE –•– Tony Bennett (Columbia)-6 (20)

21 18 FOOLISH LITTLE GIRL –•– The Shirelles (Scepter)-13 (4)
22 20 EL WATUSI –•– Ray Barretto (Tico)-8 (17)
23 19 TAKE THESE CHAINS FROM MY HEART –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-10 (8)
24 23 THE LOVE OF MY MAN –•– Theola Kilgore (Serock)-9 (21)
25 30 WILDWOOD DAYS –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-6 (25)
26 35 IF MY PILLOW COULD TALK –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-5 (26)
27 17 I WILL FOLLOW HIM –•– Little Peggy March (RCA Victor)-13 (1)
28 42 STRING ALONG –•– Rick Nelson (Decca)-4 (28)
29 25 PUSHOVER –•– Etta James (Argo)-9 (25)
30 32 SHUT DOWN –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-8 (30)

31 37 EVERY STEP OF THE WAY –•– Johnny Mathis (Columbia)-4 (31)
32 29 COME AND GET THESE MEMORIES –•– Martha and the Vandellas (Gordy)-11 (29)
33 45 MY SUMMER LOVE –•– Ruby and the Romantics (Kapp)-5 (33)
34 27 PIPELINE –•– The Chantays (Dot)-16 (4)
35 31 LET’S GO STEADY AGAIN –•– Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)-8 (26)
36 47 POOR LITTLE RICH GIRL –•– Steve Lawrence (Columbia)-4 (36)
37 52 PRIDE AND JOY –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-5 (37)
38 34 KILLER JOE –•– The Rocky Fellers (Scepter)-13 (16)
39 54 ON TOP OF SPAGHETTI –•– Tom Glazer and the Do-Re-Mi Children’s Chorus (Kapp)-3 (39)
40 40 THE BOUNCE –•– The Olympics (Tri Disc)-8 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

45 26 REVEREND MR. BLACK –•– The Kingston Trio (Capitol)-11 (8)
47 28 PUFF THE MAGIC DRAGON –•– Peter, Paul and Mary (Warner Brothers)-14 (2)
65 33 AIN’T THAT A SHAME –•– The Four Seasons Featuring Frankie Valli (Vee-Jay)-9 (22)

POWER PLAYS

41 44 I’M SAVING MY LOVE –•– Skeeter Davis (RCA Victor)-6 (41)
42 55 FIRST QUARREL –•– Paul and Paula (Philips)-3 (42)
43 41 WHAT A GUY –•– The Raindrops (Jubilee)-8 (41)
44 48 SWEET DREAMS (Of You) –•– Patsy Cline (Decca)-9 (44)
46 50 SHAKE A HAND –•– Jackie Wilson and Linda Hopkins (Brunswick)-4 (46)
48 59 RING OF FIRE –•– Johnny Cash (Columbia)-3 (48)
49 49 LITTLE LATIN LUPE LU –•– The Righteous Brothers (Moonglow)-6 (49)
50 81 EASIER SAID THAN DONE –•– The Essex (Roulette)-2 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

68 — SURF CITY –•– Jan and Dean (Liberty)-1 (68)
70 — HARRY THE HAIRY APE –•– Ray Stevens (Mercury)-1 (70)
85 — COME GO WITH ME –•– Dion (Laurie)-1 (85)
86 — NOT ME –•– The Orlons (Cameo)-1 (86)
87 — DETROIT CITY –•– Bobby Bare (RCA Victor)-1 (87)
89 — DENISE –•– Randy and the Rainbows (Rust)-1 (89)
90 — JACK THE RIPPER –•– Link Wray and His Ray Men (Swan)-1 (90)
93 — SUMMER’S COMIN’ –•– Kirby St. Romain (Inette)-1 (93)
95 — RAT RACE –•– The Drifters (Atlantic)-1 (95)
96 — DON’T SAY GOODNIGHT AND MEAN GOODBYE –•– The Shirelles (Scepter)-1 (96)
98 — BLACK CLOUD –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-1 (98)
99 — MY TRUE CONFESSION –•– Brook Benton (Mercury)-1 (99)
100 — HOOTENANNY –•– The Glencoves (Select)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 22nd June, 1963

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

1 1 SUKIYAKI –•– Kyu Sakamoto (Capitol)-7 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 IT’S MY PARTY –•– Lesley Gore (Mercury)-7 (1)
3 9 HELLO STRANGER –•– Barbara Lewis (Atlantic)-8 (3)
4 3 YOU CAN’T SIT DOWN –•– The Dovells (Parkway)-9 (3)
5 6 BLUE ON BLUE –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-6 (5)
6 4 DA DOO RON RON (When He Walked Me Home) –•– The Crystals (Philles)-9 (3)
7 7 THOSE LAZY-HAZY-CRAZY DAYS OF SUMMER –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-7 (7)
8 8 STILL –•– Bill Anderson (Decca)-11 (8)
9 5 I LOVE YOU BECAUSE –•– Al Martino (Capitol)-12 (3)
10 17 ONE FINE DAY –•– The Chiffons (Laurie)-4 (10)

11 10 18 YELLOW ROSES –•– Bobby Darin (Capitol)-7 (10)
12 14 BIRDLAND –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-6 (12)
13 12 IF YOU WANNA BE HAPPY –•– Jimmy Soul (S.P.Q.R.)-13 (1)
14 11 TWO FACES HAVE I –•– Lou Christie (Roulette)-13 (6)
15 50 EASIER SAID THAN DONE –•– The Essex (Roulette)-3 (15)
16 13 SURFIN’ U.S.A. –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-14 (3)
17 25 WILDWOOD DAYS –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-7 (17)
18 20 THE GOOD LIFE –•– Tony Bennett (Columbia)-7 (18)
19 18 PRISONER OF LOVE –•– James Brown and the Famous Flames (King)-10 (18)
20 68 SURF CITY –•– Jan and Dean (Liberty)-2 (20)

21 16 ANOTHER SATURDAY NIGHT –•– Sam Cooke (RCA Victor)-10 (10)
22 33 MY SUMMER LOVE –•– Ruby and the Romantics (Kapp)-6 (22)
23 30 SHUT DOWN –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-9 (23)
24 26 IF MY PILLOW COULD TALK –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-6 (24)
25 57 MEMPHIS –•– Lonnie Mack (Fraternity)-3 (25)
26 28 STRING ALONG –•– Rick Nelson (Decca)-5 (26)
27 58 TIE ME KANGAROO DOWN, SPORT –•– Rolf Harris (Epic)-3 (27)
28 24 THE LOVE OF MY MAN –•– Theola Kilgore (Serock)-10 (21)
29 39 ON TOP OF SPAGHETTI –•– Tom Glazer and the Do-Re-Mi Children’s Chorus (Kapp)-4 (29)
30 36 POOR LITTLE RICH GIRL –•– Steve Lawrence (Columbia)-5 (30)

31 31 EVERY STEP OF THE WAY –•– Johnny Mathis (Columbia)-5 (31)
32 42 FIRST QUARREL –•– Paul and Paula (Philips)-4 (32)
33 55 SO MUCH IN LOVE –•– The Tymes (Parkway)-4 (33)
34 32 COME AND GET THESE MEMORIES –•– Martha and the Vandellas (Gordy)-12 (29)
35 37 PRIDE AND JOY –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-6 (35)
36 15 LOSING YOU –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-12 (6)
37 48 RING OF FIRE –•– Johnny Cash (Columbia)-4 (37)
38 22 EL WATUSI –•– Ray Barretto (Tico)-9 (17)
39 19 HOT PASTRAMI –•– The Dartells (Dot)-11 (11)
40 59 FALLING –•– Roy Orbison (Monument)-3 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

41 29 PUSHOVER –•– Etta James (Argo)-10 (25)
44 21 FOOLISH LITTLE GIRL –•– The Shirelles (Scepter)-14 (4)
45 40 THE BOUNCE –•– The Olympics (Tri Disc)-9 (40)
50 23 TAKE THESE CHAINS FROM MY HEART –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-11 (8)
53 35 LET’S GO STEADY AGAIN –•– Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)-9 (26)
58 27 I WILL FOLLOW HIM –•– Little Peggy March (RCA Victor)-14 (1)

POWER PLAYS

42 46 SHAKE A HAND –•– Jackie Wilson and Linda Hopkins (Brunswick)-5 (42)
43 53 I WISH I WERE A PRINCESS –•– Little Peggy March (RCA Victor)-4 (43)
46 41 I’M SAVING MY LOVE –•– Skeeter Davis (RCA Victor)-7 (41)
47 51 YOUR OLD STAND BY –•– Mary Wells (Motown)-5 (47)
48 54 SWINGING ON A STAR –•– Big Dee Irwin (with Little Eva) (Dimension)-5 (48)
49 44 SWEET DREAMS (Of You) –•– Patsy Cline (Decca)-10 (44)

NEW THIS WEEK

62 — WITHOUT LOVE (There Is Nothing) –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-1 (62)
71 — HOPELESS –•– Andy Williams (Columbia)-1 (71)
78 — TILL THEN –•– The Classics (Musicnote)-1 (78)
81 — NO ONE –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-1 (81)
82 — GET HIM –•– The Exciters (United Artists)-1 (82)
83 — BE TRUE TO YOURSELF –•– Bobby Vee (Liberty)-1 (83)
85 — FINGERTIPS (Part 2) –•– Little Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-1 (85)
86 — WIPE OUT –•– The Surfaris (Dot)-1 (86)
90 — MOCKINGBIRD –•– Inez Foxx with Charlie Foxx (Symbol)-1 (90)
92 — YEH-YEH –•– Mongo Santamaria (Battle)-1 (92)
93 — BANZAI PIPELINE –•– Henry Mancini and His Orchestra (RCA Victor)-1 (93)
94 — THE TEN COMMANDMENTS OF LOVE –•– James MacArthur (Scepter)-1 (94)
96 — ABILENE –•– George Hamilton IV (RCA Victor)-1 (96)
97 — MY BLOCK –•– The Four Pennies (The Chiffons) (Rust)-1 (97)
98 — COTTONFIELDS –•– Ace Cannon (Hi)-1 (98)
99 — GRADUATION DAY –•– Bobby Pickett (Garpax)-1 (99)
100 — BREAKWATER –•– Lawrence Welk and His Orchestra (Dot)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 29th June, 1963

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

1 1 SUKIYAKI –•– Kyu Sakamoto (Capitol)-8 (3 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 IT’S MY PARTY –•– Lesley Gore (Mercury)-8 (1)
3 3 HELLO STRANGER –•– Barbara Lewis (Atlantic)-9 (3)
4 5 BLUE ON BLUE –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-7 (4)
5 15 EASIER SAID THAN DONE –•– The Essex (Roulette)-4 (5)
6 7 THOSE LAZY-HAZY-CRAZY DAYS OF SUMMER –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-8 (6)
7 10 ONE FINE DAY –•– The Chiffons (Laurie)-5 (7)
8 4 YOU CAN’T SIT DOWN –•– The Dovells (Parkway)-10 (3)
9 25 MEMPHIS –•– Lonnie Mack (Fraternity)-4 (9)
10 20 SURF CITY –•– Jan and Dean (Liberty)-3 (10)

11 6 DA DOO RON RON (When He Walked Me Home) –•– The Crystals (Philles)-10 (3)
12 12 BIRDLAND –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-7 (12)
13 33 SO MUCH IN LOVE –•– The Tymes (Parkway)-5 (13)
14 27 TIE ME KANGAROO DOWN, SPORT –•– Rolf Harris (Epic)-4 (14)
15 8 STILL –•– Bill Anderson (Decca)-12 (8)
16 11 18 YELLOW ROSES –•– Bobby Darin (Capitol)-8 (10)
17 16 SURFIN’ U.S.A. –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-15 (3)
18 22 MY SUMMER LOVE –•– Ruby and the Romantics (Kapp)-7 (18)
19 9 I LOVE YOU BECAUSE –•– Al Martino (Capitol)-13 (3)
20 29 ON TOP OF SPAGHETTI –•– Tom Glazer and the Do-Re-Mi Children’s Chorus (Kapp)-5 (20)

21 17 WILDWOOD DAYS –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-8 (17)
22 18 THE GOOD LIFE –•– Tony Bennett (Columbia)-8 (18)
23 24 IF MY PILLOW COULD TALK –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-7 (23)
24 35 PRIDE AND JOY –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-7 (24)
25 26 STRING ALONG –•– Rick Nelson (Decca)-6 (25)
26 14 TWO FACES HAVE I –•– Lou Christie (Roulette)-14 (6)
27 30 POOR LITTLE RICH GIRL –•– Steve Lawrence (Columbia)-6 (27)
28 32 FIRST QUARREL –•– Paul and Paula (Philips)-5 (28)
29 23 SHUT DOWN –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-10 (23)
30 31 EVERY STEP OF THE WAY –•– Johnny Mathis (Columbia)-6 (30)

31 34 COME AND GET THESE MEMORIES –•– Martha and the Vandellas (Gordy)-13 (29)
32 51 HARRY THE HAIRY APE –•– Ray Stevens (Mercury)-3 (32)
33 13 IF YOU WANNA BE HAPPY –•– Jimmy Soul (S.P.Q.R.)-14 (1)
34 40 FALLING –•– Roy Orbison (Monument)-4 (34)
35 37 RING OF FIRE –•– Johnny Cash (Columbia)-5 (35)
36 43 I WISH I WERE A PRINCESS –•– Little Peggy March (RCA Victor)-5 (36)
37 19 PRISONER OF LOVE –•– James Brown and the Famous Flames (King)-11 (18)
38 21 ANOTHER SATURDAY NIGHT –•– Sam Cooke (RCA Victor)-11 (10)
39 72 DETROIT CITY –•– Bobby Bare (RCA Victor)-3 (39)
40 28 THE LOVE OF MY MAN –•– Theola Kilgore (Serock)-11 (21)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

41 36 LOSING YOU –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-13 (6)

POWER PLAYS

42 42 SHAKE A HAND –•– Jackie Wilson and Linda Hopkins (Brunswick)-6 (42)
43 69 NOT ME –•– The Orlons (Cameo)-3 (43)
44 47 YOUR OLD STAND BY –•– Mary Wells (Motown)-6 (44)
45 48 SWINGING ON A STAR –•– Big Dee Irwin (with Little Eva) (Dimension)-6 (45)
46 63 (I Love You) DON’T YOU FORGET IT –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-5 (46)
47 62 WITHOUT LOVE (There Is Nothing) –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-2 (47)
48 52 OLD SMOKEY LOCOMOTION –•– Little Eva (Dimension)-5 (48)
49 66 JUST ONE LOOK –•– Doris Troy (Atlantic)-4 (49)
50 54 GOODNIGHT MY LOVE –•– The Fleetwoods (Dolton)-5 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

77 — TIPS OF MY FINGERS –•– Roy Clark (Capitol)-1 (77)
78 — LIKE THE BIG GUYS DO –•– The Rocky Fellers (Scepter)-1 (78)
83 — GREEN, GREEN –•– The New Christy Minstrels (Columbia)-1 (83)
84 — (You’re the) DEVIL IN DISGUISE –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-1 (84)
86 — BLOWIN’ IN THE WIND –•– Peter, Paul and Mary (Warner Brothers)-1 (86)
87 — ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA THEME –•– Ferrante and Teicher (United Artists)-1 (87)
89 — SCARLETT O’HARA –•– Lawrence Welk and His Orchestra (Dot)-1 (89)
91 — GUILTY –•– Jim Reeves (RCA Victor)-1 (91)
92 — I’M AFRAID TO GO HOME –•– Brian Hyland (ABC-Paramount)-1 (92)
93 — LAND OF 1000 DANCES –•– Chris Kenner (Instant)-1 (93)
94 — A LETTER FROM BETTY –•– Bobby Vee (Liberty)-1 (94)
95 — SUMMERTIME –•– The Chris Columbo Quintet (Strand)-1 (95)
96 — FROM ME TO YOU –•– Del Shannon (Big Top)-1 (96)
97 — HELLO JIM –•– Paul Anka (RCA Victor)-1 (97)
99 — I (Who Have Nothing) –•– Ben E. King (Atco)-1 (99)
100 — ROCK ME IN THE CRADLE OF LOVE –•– Dee Dee Sharp (Cameo)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 6th July, 1963

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

1 5 EASIER SAID THAN DONE –•– The Essex (Roulette)-5 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 1 SUKIYAKI –•– Kyu Sakamoto (Capitol)-9 (1)
3 4 BLUE ON BLUE –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-8 (3)
4 3 HELLO STRANGER –•– Barbara Lewis (Atlantic)-10 (3)
5 2 IT’S MY PARTY –•– Lesley Gore (Mercury)-9 (1)
6 7 ONE FINE DAY –•– The Chiffons (Laurie)-6 (6)
7 10 SURF CITY –•– Jan and Dean (Liberty)-4 (7)
8 9 MEMPHIS –•– Lonnie Mack (Fraternity)-5 (8)
9 13 SO MUCH IN LOVE –•– The Tymes (Parkway)-6 (9)
10 14 TIE ME KANGAROO DOWN, SPORT –•– Rolf Harris (Epic)-5 (10)

11 8 YOU CAN’T SIT DOWN –•– The Dovells (Parkway)-11 (3)
12 6 THOSE LAZY-HAZY-CRAZY DAYS OF SUMMER –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-9 (6)
13 11 DA DOO RON RON (When He Walked Me Home) –•– The Crystals (Philles)-11 (3)
14 20 ON TOP OF SPAGHETTI –•– Tom Glazer and the Do-Re-Mi Children’s Chorus (Kapp)-6 (14)
15 24 PRIDE AND JOY –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-8 (15)
16 18 MY SUMMER LOVE –•– Ruby and the Romantics (Kapp)-8 (16)
17 51 WIPE OUT –•– The Surfaris (Dot)-3 (17)
18 58 FINGERTIPS (Part 2) –•– Little Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-3 (18)
19 15 STILL –•– Bill Anderson (Decca)-13 (8)
20 43 NOT ME –•– The Orlons (Cameo)-4 (20)

21 32 HARRY THE HAIRY APE –•– Ray Stevens (Mercury)-4 (21)
22 12 BIRDLAND –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-8 (12)
23 34 FALLING –•– Roy Orbison (Monument)-5 (23)
24 35 RING OF FIRE –•– Johnny Cash (Columbia)-6 (24)
25 25 STRING ALONG –•– Rick Nelson (Decca)-7 (25)
26 16 18 YELLOW ROSES –•– Bobby Darin (Capitol)-9 (10)
27 28 FIRST QUARREL –•– Paul and Paula (Philips)-6 (27)
28 49 JUST ONE LOOK –•– Doris Troy (Atlantic)-5 (28)
29 31 COME AND GET THESE MEMORIES –•– Martha and the Vandellas (Gordy)-14 (29)
30 19 I LOVE YOU BECAUSE –•– Al Martino (Capitol)-14 (3)

31 29 SHUT DOWN –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-11 (23)
32 39 DETROIT CITY –•– Bobby Bare (RCA Victor)-4 (32)
33 36 I WISH I WERE A PRINCESS –•– Little Peggy March (RCA Victor)-6 (33)
34 23 IF MY PILLOW COULD TALK –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-8 (23)
35 60 NO ONE –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-3 (35)
36 17 SURFIN’ U.S.A. –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-16 (3)
37 47 WITHOUT LOVE (There Is Nothing) –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-3 (37)
38 54 HOPELESS –•– Andy Williams (Columbia)-3 (38)
39 22 THE GOOD LIFE –•– Tony Bennett (Columbia)-9 (18)
40 44 YOUR OLD STAND BY –•– Mary Wells (Motown)-7 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

41 21 WILDWOOD DAYS –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-9 (17)
43 27 POOR LITTLE RICH GIRL –•– Steve Lawrence (Columbia)-7 (27)
47 30 EVERY STEP OF THE WAY –•– Johnny Mathis (Columbia)-7 (30)
50 26 TWO FACES HAVE I –•– Lou Christie (Roulette)-15 (6)
59 40 THE LOVE OF MY MAN –•– Theola Kilgore (Serock)-12 (21)

POWER PLAYS

42 59 MY TRUE CONFESSION –•– Brook Benton (Mercury)-4 (42)
44 45 SWINGING ON A STAR –•– Big Dee Irwin (with Little Eva) (Dimension)-7 (44)
45 46 (I Love You) DON’T YOU FORGET IT –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-6 (45)
46 52 DON’T SAY GOODNIGHT AND MEAN GOODBYE –•– The Shirelles (Scepter)-4 (46)
48 50 GOODNIGHT MY LOVE –•– The Fleetwoods (Dolton)-6 (48)
49 84 (You’re the) DEVIL IN DISGUISE –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-2 (49)

NEW THIS WEEK

75 — BE CAREFUL OF STONES THAT YOU THROW –•– Dion (Columbia)-1 (75)
78 — CANDY GIRL –•– The Four Seasons (Vee-Jay)-1 (78)
80 — JUDY’S TURN TO CRY –•– Lesley Gore (Mercury)-1 (80)
81 — WILL POWER –•– The Cookies (Dimension)-1 (81)
82 — BRENDA –•– The Cupids (KC)-1 (82)
84 — WHEN A BOY FALLS IN LOVE –•– Mel Carter (Derby)-1 (84)
85 — MY WHOLE WORLD IS FALLING DOWN –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-1 (85)
88 — DAUGHTER –•– The Blenders (Witch)-1 (88)
90 — MORE –•– Kai Winding and Orchestra (Verve)-1 (90)
92 — DANCIN’ HOLIDAY –•– The Olympics (Tri Disc)-1 (92)
94 — SPRING –•– Birdlegs and Pauline and Their Versatility Birds (Vee-Jay)-1 (94)
97 — I WILL LOVE YOU –•– Richard Chamberlain (MGM)-1 (97)
98 — LOVE ME ALL THE WAY –•– Kim Weston (Tamla)-1 (98)
99 — TRUE LOVE NEVER RUNS SMOOTH –•– Gene Pitney (Musicor)-1 (99)
100 — TEARS OF JOY –•– Chuck Jackson (Wand)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 13th July, 1963

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

1 1 EASIER SAID THAN DONE –•– The Essex (Roulette)-6 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 7 SURF CITY –•– Jan and Dean (Liberty)-5 (2)
3 10 TIE ME KANGAROO DOWN, SPORT –•– Rolf Harris (Epic)-6 (3)
4 9 SO MUCH IN LOVE –•– The Tymes (Parkway)-7 (4)
5 6 ONE FINE DAY –•– The Chiffons (Laurie)-7 (5)
6 2 SUKIYAKI –•– Kyu Sakamoto (Capitol)-10 (1)
7 8 MEMPHIS –•– Lonnie Mack (Fraternity)-6 (7)
8 3 BLUE ON BLUE –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-9 (3)
9 4 HELLO STRANGER –•– Barbara Lewis (Atlantic)-11 (3)
10 17 WIPE OUT –•– The Surfaris (Dot)-4 (10)

11 18 FINGERTIPS (Part 2) –•– Little Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-4 (11)
12 5 IT’S MY PARTY –•– Lesley Gore (Mercury)-10 (1)
13 15 PRIDE AND JOY –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-9 (13)
14 14 ON TOP OF SPAGHETTI –•– Tom Glazer and the Do-Re-Mi Children’s Chorus (Kapp)-7 (14)
15 20 NOT ME –•– The Orlons (Cameo)-5 (15)
16 49 (You’re the) DEVIL IN DISGUISE –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-3 (16)
17 21 HARRY THE HAIRY APE –•– Ray Stevens (Mercury)-5 (17)
18 12 THOSE LAZY-HAZY-CRAZY DAYS OF SUMMER –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-10 (6)
19 11 YOU CAN’T SIT DOWN –•– The Dovells (Parkway)-12 (3)
20 28 JUST ONE LOOK –•– Doris Troy (Atlantic)-6 (20)

21 16 MY SUMMER LOVE –•– Ruby and the Romantics (Kapp)-9 (16)
22 23 FALLING –•– Roy Orbison (Monument)-6 (22)
23 24 RING OF FIRE –•– Johnny Cash (Columbia)-7 (23)
24 35 NO ONE –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-4 (24)
25 13 DA DOO RON RON (When He Walked Me Home) –•– The Crystals (Philles)-12 (3)
26 25 STRING ALONG –•– Rick Nelson (Decca)-8 (25)
27 32 DETROIT CITY –•– Bobby Bare (RCA Victor)-5 (27)
28 38 HOPELESS –•– Andy Williams (Columbia)-4 (28)
29 19 STILL –•– Bill Anderson (Decca)-14 (8)
30 27 FIRST QUARREL –•– Paul and Paula (Philips)-7 (27)

31 42 MY TRUE CONFESSION –•– Brook Benton (Mercury)-5 (31)
32 33 I WISH I WERE A PRINCESS –•– Little Peggy March (RCA Victor)-7 (32)
33 31 SHUT DOWN –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-12 (23)
34 64 BLOWIN’ IN THE WIND –•– Peter, Paul and Mary (Warner Brothers)-3 (34)
35 37 WITHOUT LOVE (There Is Nothing) –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-4 (35)
36 46 DON’T SAY GOODNIGHT AND MEAN GOODBYE –•– The Shirelles (Scepter)-5 (36)
37 30 I LOVE YOU BECAUSE –•– Al Martino (Capitol)-15 (3)
38 44 SWINGING ON A STAR –•– Big Dee Irwin (with Little Eva) (Dimension)-8 (38)
39 22 BIRDLAND –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-9 (12)
40 48 GOODNIGHT MY LOVE –•– The Fleetwoods (Dolton)-7 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

42 29 COME AND GET THESE MEMORIES –•– Martha and the Vandellas (Gordy)-15 (29)
45 36 SURFIN’ U.S.A. –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-17 (3)
53 39 THE GOOD LIFE –•– Tony Bennett (Columbia)-10 (18)
56 40 YOUR OLD STAND BY –•– Mary Wells (Motown)-8 (40)
61 26 18 YELLOW ROSES –•– Bobby Darin (Capitol)-10 (10)
69 34 IF MY PILLOW COULD TALK –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-9 (23)

POWER PLAYS

41 45 (I Love You) DON’T YOU FORGET IT –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-7 (41)
43 53 BE TRUE TO YOURSELF –•– Bobby Vee (Liberty)-4 (43)
44 54 SIX DAYS ON THE ROAD –•– Dave Dudley (Golden Wing)-6 (44)
46 55 DENISE –•– Randy and the Rainbows (Rust)-5 (46)
47 61 HOOTENANNY –•– The Glencoves (Select)-5 (47)
48 52 COME GO WITH ME –•– Dion (Laurie)-5 (48)
49 65 TILL THEN –•– The Classics (Musicnote)-4 (49)
50 60 SUMMER’S COMIN’ –•– Kirby St. Romain (Inette)-5 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

70 — I WONDER –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-1 (70)
75 — DANKE SCHOEN –•– Wayne Newton (Capitol)-1 (75)
77 — MARLENA –•– The Four Seasons (Vee-Jay)-1 (77)
81 — SURF PARTY –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-1 (81)
83 — SHAKE SHAKE SHAKE –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-1 (83)
90 — THE MONKEY TIME –•– Major Lance (Okeh)-1 (90)
97 — SURFIN’ HOOTENANNY –•– Al Casey (Stacy)-1 (97)
99 — GUILTY –•– Jim Reeves (RCA Victor)-2 (91)
100 — THE TEN COMMANDMENTS OF LOVE –•– James MacArthur (Scepter)-2 (94)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 20th July, 1963

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

1 2 SURF CITY –•– Jan and Dean (Liberty)-6 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 1 EASIER SAID THAN DONE –•– The Essex (Roulette)-7 (1)
3 4 SO MUCH IN LOVE –•– The Tymes (Parkway)-8 (3)
4 3 TIE ME KANGAROO DOWN, SPORT –•– Rolf Harris (Epic)-7 (3)
5 7 MEMPHIS –•– Lonnie Mack (Fraternity)-7 (5)
6 11 FINGERTIPS (Part 2) –•– Little Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-5 (6)
7 10 WIPE OUT –•– The Surfaris (Dot)-5 (7)
8 6 SUKIYAKI –•– Kyu Sakamoto (Capitol)-11 (1)
9 16 (You’re the) DEVIL IN DISGUISE –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-4 (9)
10 13 PRIDE AND JOY –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-10 (10)

11 8 BLUE ON BLUE –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-10 (3)
12 5 ONE FINE DAY –•– The Chiffons (Laurie)-8 (5)
13 15 NOT ME –•– The Orlons (Cameo)-6 (13)
14 34 BLOWIN’ IN THE WIND –•– Peter, Paul and Mary (Warner Brothers)-4 (14)
15 20 JUST ONE LOOK –•– Doris Troy (Atlantic)-7 (15)
16 9 HELLO STRANGER –•– Barbara Lewis (Atlantic)-12 (3)
17 17 HARRY THE HAIRY APE –•– Ray Stevens (Mercury)-6 (17)
18 28 HOPELESS –•– Andy Williams (Columbia)-5 (18)
19 12 IT’S MY PARTY –•– Lesley Gore (Mercury)-11 (1)
20 23 RING OF FIRE –•– Johnny Cash (Columbia)-8 (20)

21 24 NO ONE –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-5 (21)
22 14 ON TOP OF SPAGHETTI –•– Tom Glazer and the Do-Re-Mi Children’s Chorus (Kapp)-8 (14)
23 52 JUDY’S TURN TO CRY –•– Lesley Gore (Mercury)-3 (23)
24 27 DETROIT CITY –•– Bobby Bare (RCA Victor)-6 (24)
25 31 MY TRUE CONFESSION –•– Brook Benton (Mercury)-6 (25)
26 22 FALLING –•– Roy Orbison (Monument)-7 (22)
27 19 YOU CAN’T SIT DOWN –•– The Dovells (Parkway)-13 (3)
28 21 MY SUMMER LOVE –•– Ruby and the Romantics (Kapp)-10 (16)
29 35 WITHOUT LOVE (There Is Nothing) –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-5 (29)
30 54 CANDY GIRL –•– The Four Seasons (Vee-Jay)-3 (30)

31 36 DON’T SAY GOODNIGHT AND MEAN GOODBYE –•– The Shirelles (Scepter)-6 (31)
32 40 GOODNIGHT MY LOVE –•– The Fleetwoods (Dolton)-8 (32)
33 18 THOSE LAZY-HAZY-CRAZY DAYS OF SUMMER –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-11 (6)
34 43 BE TRUE TO YOURSELF –•– Bobby Vee (Liberty)-5 (34)
35 49 TILL THEN –•– The Classics (Musicnote)-5 (35)
36 29 STILL –•– Bill Anderson (Decca)-15 (8)
37 44 SIX DAYS ON THE ROAD –•– Dave Dudley (Golden Wing)-7 (37)
38 38 SWINGING ON A STAR –•– Big Dee Irwin (with Little Eva) (Dimension)-9 (38)
39 41 (I Love You) DON’T YOU FORGET IT –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-8 (39)
40 51 ABILENE –•– George Hamilton IV (RCA Victor)-5 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

41 33 SHUT DOWN –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-13 (23)
45 26 STRING ALONG –•– Rick Nelson (Decca)-9 (25)
48 30 FIRST QUARREL –•– Paul and Paula (Philips)-8 (27)
56 25 DA DOO RON RON (When He Walked Me Home) –•– The Crystals (Philles)-13 (3)
60 37 I LOVE YOU BECAUSE –•– Al Martino (Capitol)-16 (3)

POWER PLAYS

42 46 DENISE –•– Randy and the Rainbows (Rust)-6 (42)
43 47 HOOTENANNY –•– The Glencoves (Select)-6 (43)
44 60 GREEN, GREEN –•– The New Christy Minstrels (Columbia)-4 (44)
46 58 BE CAREFUL OF STONES THAT YOU THROW –•– Dion (Columbia)-3 (46)
47 59 ROCK ME IN THE CRADLE OF LOVE –•– Dee Dee Sharp (Cameo)-4 (47)
49 50 SUMMER’S COMIN’ –•– Kirby St. Romain (Inette)-6 (49)
50 73 MORE –•– Kai Winding and Orchestra (Verve)-3 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

67 — SOMETIMES YOU GOTTA CRY A LITTLE –•– Bobby Bland (Duke)-1 (67)
71 — TWIST IT UP –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-1 (71)
78 — MAKE THE WORLD GO AWAY –•– Timi Yuro (Liberty)-1 (78)
79 — LEAVE ME ALONE –•– Baby Washington (Sue)-1 (79)
80 — HOW MANY TEARDROPS –•– Lou Christie (Roulette)-1 (80)
85 — A LETTER FROM BETTY –•– Bobby Vee (Liberty)-2 (85)
87 — CAN’T NOBODY LOVE YOU –•– Solomon Burke (Atlantic)-1 (87)
90 — WAIT TIL’ MY BOBBY GETS HOME –•– Darlene Love (Philles)-1 (90)
91 — GROOVY BABY –•– Billy Abbott and the Jewels (Parkway)-1 (91)
92 — MAMA DON’T ALLOW –•– The Rooftop Singers (Vanguard)-1 (92)
93 — SUMMERTIME –•– The Chris Columbo Quintet (Strand)-2 (93)
94 — DANCE, DANCE, DANCE –•– Joey Dee (Roulette)-1 (94)
96 — IT HURTS TO BE SIXTEEN –•– Andrea Carroll (Big Top)-1 (96)
97 — THIS IS ALL I ASK –•– Tony Bennett (Columbia)-1 (97)
98 — STILL NO. 2 –•– Ben Colder (MGM)-1 (98)
99 — I WANT TO STAY HERE –•– Steve and Eydie (Columbia)-1 (99)
100 — WHAT A FOOL I’VE BEEN –•– Carla Thomas (Atlantic)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 27th July, 1963

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

1 1 SURF CITY –•– Jan and Dean (Liberty)-7 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 3 SO MUCH IN LOVE –•– The Tymes (Parkway)-9 (2)
3 6 FINGERTIPS (Part 2) –•– Little Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-6 (3)
4 2 EASIER SAID THAN DONE –•– The Essex (Roulette)-8 (1)
5 7 WIPE OUT –•– The Surfaris (Dot)-6 (5)
6 4 TIE ME KANGAROO DOWN, SPORT –•– Rolf Harris (Epic)-8 (3)
7 9 (You’re the) DEVIL IN DISGUISE –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-5 (7)
8 14 BLOWIN’ IN THE WIND –•– Peter, Paul and Mary (Warner Brothers)-5 (8)
9 5 MEMPHIS –•– Lonnie Mack (Fraternity)-8 (5)
10 15 JUST ONE LOOK –•– Doris Troy (Atlantic)-8 (10)

11 23 JUDY’S TURN TO CRY –•– Lesley Gore (Mercury)-4 (11)
12 13 NOT ME –•– The Orlons (Cameo)-7 (12)
13 10 PRIDE AND JOY –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-11 (10)
14 8 SUKIYAKI –•– Kyu Sakamoto (Capitol)-12 (1)
15 18 HOPELESS –•– Andy Williams (Columbia)-6 (15)
16 30 CANDY GIRL –•– The Four Seasons (Vee-Jay)-4 (16)
17 20 RING OF FIRE –•– Johnny Cash (Columbia)-9 (17)
18 11 BLUE ON BLUE –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-11 (3)
19 24 DETROIT CITY –•– Bobby Bare (RCA Victor)-7 (19)
20 17 HARRY THE HAIRY APE –•– Ray Stevens (Mercury)-7 (17)

21 21 NO ONE –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-6 (21)
22 25 MY TRUE CONFESSION –•– Brook Benton (Mercury)-7 (22)
23 16 HELLO STRANGER –•– Barbara Lewis (Atlantic)-13 (3)
24 35 TILL THEN –•– The Classics (Musicnote)-6 (24)
25 12 ONE FINE DAY –•– The Chiffons (Laurie)-9 (5)
26 31 DON’T SAY GOODNIGHT AND MEAN GOODBYE –•– The Shirelles (Scepter)-7 (26)
27 19 IT’S MY PARTY –•– Lesley Gore (Mercury)-12 (1)
28 50 MORE –•– Kai Winding and Orchestra (Verve)-4 (28)
29 42 DENISE –•– Randy and the Rainbows (Rust)-7 (29)
30 40 ABILENE –•– George Hamilton IV (RCA Victor)-6 (30)

31 29 WITHOUT LOVE (There Is Nothing) –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-6 (29)
32 32 GOODNIGHT MY LOVE –•– The Fleetwoods (Dolton)-9 (32)
33 37 SIX DAYS ON THE ROAD –•– Dave Dudley (Golden Wing)-8 (33)
34 44 GREEN, GREEN –•– The New Christy Minstrels (Columbia)-5 (34)
35 51 MY WHOLE WORLD IS FALLING DOWN –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-4 (35)
36 22 ON TOP OF SPAGHETTI –•– Tom Glazer and the Do-Re-Mi Children’s Chorus (Kapp)-9 (14)
37 34 BE TRUE TO YOURSELF –•– Bobby Vee (Liberty)-6 (34)
38 43 HOOTENANNY –•– The Glencoves (Select)-7 (38)
39 46 BE CAREFUL OF STONES THAT YOU THROW –•– Dion (Columbia)-4 (39)
40 53 I WONDER –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-3 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

42 28 MY SUMMER LOVE –•– Ruby and the Romantics (Kapp)-11 (16)
43 38 SWINGING ON A STAR –•– Big Dee Irwin (with Little Eva) (Dimension)-10 (38)
45 39 (I Love You) DON’T YOU FORGET IT –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-9 (39)
51 26 FALLING –•– Roy Orbison (Monument)-8 (22)
53 33 THOSE LAZY-HAZY-CRAZY DAYS OF SUMMER –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-12 (6)
54 27 YOU CAN’T SIT DOWN –•– The Dovells (Parkway)-14 (3)

POWER PLAYS

41 59 MOCKINGBIRD –•– Inez Foxx with Charlie Foxx (Symbol)-6 (41)
44 47 ROCK ME IN THE CRADLE OF LOVE –•– Dee Dee Sharp (Cameo)-5 (44)
46 55 I (Who Have Nothing) –•– Ben E. King (Atco)-5 (46)
47 57 DANKE SCHOEN –•– Wayne Newton (Capitol)-3 (47)
48 52 TIPS OF MY FINGERS –•– Roy Clark (Capitol)-5 (48)
49 63 TRUE LOVE NEVER RUNS SMOOTH –•– Gene Pitney (Musicor)-4 (49)
50 66 MARLENA –•– The Four Seasons (Vee-Jay)-3 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

68 — HEY, GIRL –•– Freddie Scott (Colpix)-1 (68)
71 — PAINTED, TAINTED ROSE –•– Al Martino (Capitol)-1 (71)
76 — IF I HAD A HAMMER –•– Trini Lopez (Reprise)-1 (76)
78 — DAUGHTER –•– The Blenders (Witch)-3 (78)
82 — THE DREAMER –•– Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)-1 (82)
84 — QUE SERA, SERA (Whatever Will Be, Will Be) –•– The High Keyes (Atco)-1 (84)
89 — FRANKIE AND JOHNNY –•– Sam Cooke (RCA Victor)-1 (89)
90 — CHINESE CHECKERS –•– Booker T. and the MG’s (Stax)-1 (90)
94 — BAJA –•– The Astronauts (RCA Victor)-1 (94)
95 — A BREATH TAKING GUY –•– The Supremes (Motown)-1 (95)
96 — IT’S TOO LATE –•– Wilson Pickett (Double-L)-1 (96)
97 — SATURDAY SUNSHINE –•– Burt Bacharach (Kapp)-1 (97)
98 — TRUE LOVE –•– Richard Chamberlain (MGM)-1 (98)
99 — THESE FOOLISH THINGS –•– James Brown and the Famous Flames (King)-1 (99)
100 — TRUE BLUE LOU –•– Tony Bennett (Columbia)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 3rd August, 1963

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

1 2 SO MUCH IN LOVE –•– The Tymes (Parkway)-10 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 3 FINGERTIPS (Part 2) –•– Little Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-7 (2)
3 1 SURF CITY –•– Jan and Dean (Liberty)-8 (1)
4 7 (You’re the) DEVIL IN DISGUISE –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-6 (4)
5 5 WIPE OUT –•– The Surfaris (Dot)-7 (5)
6 8 BLOWIN’ IN THE WIND –•– Peter, Paul and Mary (Warner Brothers)-6 (6)
7 4 EASIER SAID THAN DONE –•– The Essex (Roulette)-9 (1)
8 11 JUDY’S TURN TO CRY –•– Lesley Gore (Mercury)-5 (8)
9 6 TIE ME KANGAROO DOWN, SPORT –•– Rolf Harris (Epic)-9 (3)
10 10 JUST ONE LOOK –•– Doris Troy (Atlantic)-9 (10)

11 16 CANDY GIRL –•– The Four Seasons (Vee-Jay)-5 (11)
12 9 MEMPHIS –•– Lonnie Mack (Fraternity)-9 (5)
13 15 HOPELESS –•– Andy Williams (Columbia)-7 (13)
14 13 PRIDE AND JOY –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-12 (10)
15 12 NOT ME –•– The Orlons (Cameo)-8 (12)
16 19 DETROIT CITY –•– Bobby Bare (RCA Victor)-8 (16)
17 17 RING OF FIRE –•– Johnny Cash (Columbia)-10 (17)
18 14 SUKIYAKI –•– Kyu Sakamoto (Capitol)-13 (1)
19 28 MORE –•– Kai Winding and Orchestra (Verve)-5 (19)
20 24 TILL THEN –•– The Classics (Musicnote)-7 (20)

21 34 GREEN, GREEN –•– The New Christy Minstrels (Columbia)-6 (21)
22 18 BLUE ON BLUE –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-12 (3)
23 29 DENISE –•– Randy and the Rainbows (Rust)-8 (23)
24 30 ABILENE –•– George Hamilton IV (RCA Victor)-7 (24)
25 35 MY WHOLE WORLD IS FALLING DOWN –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-5 (25)
26 22 MY TRUE CONFESSION –•– Brook Benton (Mercury)-8 (22)
27 41 MOCKINGBIRD –•– Inez Foxx with Charlie Foxx (Symbol)-7 (27)
28 21 NO ONE –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-7 (21)
29 26 DON’T SAY GOODNIGHT AND MEAN GOODBYE –•– The Shirelles (Scepter)-8 (26)
30 49 TRUE LOVE NEVER RUNS SMOOTH –•– Gene Pitney (Musicor)-5 (30)

31 39 BE CAREFUL OF STONES THAT YOU THROW –•– Dion (Columbia)-5 (31)
32 33 SIX DAYS ON THE ROAD –•– Dave Dudley (Golden Wing)-9 (32)
33 40 I WONDER –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-4 (33)
34 20 HARRY THE HAIRY APE –•– Ray Stevens (Mercury)-8 (17)
35 47 DANKE SCHOEN –•– Wayne Newton (Capitol)-4 (35)
36 25 ONE FINE DAY –•– The Chiffons (Laurie)-10 (5)
37 59 TWIST IT UP –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-3 (37)
38 38 HOOTENANNY –•– The Glencoves (Select)-8 (38)
39 32 GOODNIGHT MY LOVE –•– The Fleetwoods (Dolton)-10 (32)
40 46 I (Who Have Nothing) –•– Ben E. King (Atco)-6 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

44 31 WITHOUT LOVE (There Is Nothing) –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-7 (29)
47 23 HELLO STRANGER –•– Barbara Lewis (Atlantic)-14 (3)
49 37 BE TRUE TO YOURSELF –•– Bobby Vee (Liberty)-7 (34)
50 27 IT’S MY PARTY –•– Lesley Gore (Mercury)-13 (1)

POWER PLAYS

41 50 MARLENA –•– The Four Seasons (Vee-Jay)-4 (41)
42 52 SHAKE SHAKE SHAKE –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-4 (42)
43 44 ROCK ME IN THE CRADLE OF LOVE –•– Dee Dee Sharp (Cameo)-6 (43)
45 — HELLO MUDDUH, HELLO FADDUH! (A Letter From Camp) –•– Allan Sherman (Warner Brothers)-1 (45)
46 48 TIPS OF MY FINGERS –•– Roy Clark (Capitol)-6 (46)
48 62 THE MONKEY TIME –•– Major Lance (Okeh)-4 (48)

NEW THIS WEEK

45 — HELLO MUDDUH, HELLO FADDUH! (A Letter From Camp) –•– Allan Sherman (Warner Brothers)-1 (45)
70 — DESERT PETE –•– The Kingston Trio (Capitol)-1 (70)
75 — MY BOYFRIEND’S BACK –•– The Angels (Smash)-1 (75)
77 — EVERYBODY MONKEY –•– Freddy Cannon (Swan)-1 (77)
82 — HEAT WAVE –•– Martha and the Vandellas (Gordy)-1 (82)
85 — SURFER GIRL –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-1 (85)
87 — MY DADDY KNOWS BEST –•– The Marvelettes (Tamla)-1 (87)
90 — DUM DUM DEE DUM –•– Johnny Cymbal (Kapp)-1 (90)
91 — THIS IS ALL I ASK –•– Burl Ives (Decca)-1 (91)
93 — MARTIAN HOP –•– The Ran-Dells (Chairman)-1 (93)
95 — LUCKY LIPS –•– Cliff Richard (Epic)-1 (95)
97 — AT THE SHORE –•– Johnny Caswell (Smash)-1 (97)
98 — PLEASE DON’T TALK TO THE LIFEGUARD –•– Diane Ray (Mercury)-1 (98)
100 — MAKE THE MUSIC PLAY –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 10th August, 1963

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

1 2 FINGERTIPS (Part 2) –•– Little Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-8 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 5 WIPE OUT –•– The Surfaris (Dot)-8 (2)
3 4 (You’re the) DEVIL IN DISGUISE –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-7 (3)
4 6 BLOWIN’ IN THE WIND –•– Peter, Paul and Mary (Warner Brothers)-7 (4)
5 1 SO MUCH IN LOVE –•– The Tymes (Parkway)-11 (1)
6 8 JUDY’S TURN TO CRY –•– Lesley Gore (Mercury)-6 (6)
7 3 SURF CITY –•– Jan and Dean (Liberty)-9 (1)
8 11 CANDY GIRL –•– The Four Seasons (Vee-Jay)-6 (8)
9 7 EASIER SAID THAN DONE –•– The Essex (Roulette)-10 (1)
10 19 MORE –•– Kai Winding and Orchestra (Verve)-6 (10)

11 9 TIE ME KANGAROO DOWN, SPORT –•– Rolf Harris (Epic)-10 (3)
12 10 JUST ONE LOOK –•– Doris Troy (Atlantic)-10 (10)
13 13 HOPELESS –•– Andy Williams (Columbia)-8 (13)
14 12 MEMPHIS –•– Lonnie Mack (Fraternity)-10 (5)
15 24 ABILENE –•– George Hamilton IV (RCA Victor)-8 (15)
16 21 GREEN, GREEN –•– The New Christy Minstrels (Columbia)-7 (16)
17 45 HELLO MUDDUH, HELLO FADDUH! (A Letter From Camp) –•– Allan Sherman (Warner Brothers)-2 (17)
18 14 PRIDE AND JOY –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-13 (10)
19 17 RING OF FIRE –•– Johnny Cash (Columbia)-11 (17)
20 16 DETROIT CITY –•– Bobby Bare (RCA Victor)-9 (16)

21 23 DENISE –•– Randy and the Rainbows (Rust)-9 (21)
22 27 MOCKINGBIRD –•– Inez Foxx with Charlie Foxx (Symbol)-8 (22)
23 35 DANKE SCHOEN –•– Wayne Newton (Capitol)-5 (23)
24 25 MY WHOLE WORLD IS FALLING DOWN –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-6 (24)
25 30 TRUE LOVE NEVER RUNS SMOOTH –•– Gene Pitney (Musicor)-6 (25)
26 15 NOT ME –•– The Orlons (Cameo)-9 (12)
27 20 TILL THEN –•– The Classics (Musicnote)-8 (20)
28 33 I WONDER –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-5 (28)
29 58 IF I HAD A HAMMER –•– Trini Lopez (Reprise)-3 (29)
30 37 TWIST IT UP –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-4 (30)

31 75 MY BOYFRIEND’S BACK –•– The Angels (Smash)-2 (31)
32 48 THE MONKEY TIME –•– Major Lance (Okeh)-5 (32)
33 42 SHAKE SHAKE SHAKE –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-5 (33)
34 31 BE CAREFUL OF STONES THAT YOU THROW –•– Dion (Columbia)-6 (31)
35 40 I (Who Have Nothing) –•– Ben E. King (Atco)-7 (35)
36 41 MARLENA –•– The Four Seasons (Vee-Jay)-5 (36)
37 18 SUKIYAKI –•– Kyu Sakamoto (Capitol)-14 (1)
38 32 SIX DAYS ON THE ROAD –•– Dave Dudley (Golden Wing)-10 (32)
39 52 MAKE THE WORLD GO AWAY –•– Timi Yuro (Liberty)-4 (39)
40 54 HEY, GIRL –•– Freddie Scott (Colpix)-3 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

41 26 MY TRUE CONFESSION –•– Brook Benton (Mercury)-9 (22)
44 39 GOODNIGHT MY LOVE –•– The Fleetwoods (Dolton)-11 (32)
48 22 BLUE ON BLUE –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-13 (3)
58 38 HOOTENANNY –•– The Glencoves (Select)-9 (38)
59 28 NO ONE –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-8 (21)
62 29 DON’T SAY GOODNIGHT AND MEAN GOODBYE –•– The Shirelles (Scepter)-9 (26)
67 34 HARRY THE HAIRY APE –•– Ray Stevens (Mercury)-9 (17)

POWER PLAYS

42 56 PAINTED, TAINTED ROSE –•– Al Martino (Capitol)-3 (42)
43 60 FRANKIE AND JOHNNY –•– Sam Cooke (RCA Victor)-3 (43)
45 46 TIPS OF MY FINGERS –•– Roy Clark (Capitol)-7 (45)
46 51 HOW MANY TEARDROPS –•– Lou Christie (Roulette)-4 (46)
47 53 WHEN A BOY FALLS IN LOVE –•– Mel Carter (Derby)-6 (47)
49 85 SURFER GIRL –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-2 (49)
50 59 SURFIN’ HOOTENANNY –•– Al Casey (Stacy)-5 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

75 — YOU CAN NEVER STOP ME LOVING YOU –•– Johnny Tillotson (Cadence)-1 (75)
78 — BLUE VELVET –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-1 (78)
79 — HEY THERE LONELY BOY –•– Ruby and the Romantics (Kapp)-1 (79)
80 — THE KIND OF BOY YOU CAN’T FORGET –•– The Raindrops (Jubilee)-1 (80)
83 — PAY BACK –•– Etta James (Argo)-1 (83)
85 — DROWNIN’ MY SORROWS –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-1 (85)
90 — IT’S A LONELY TOWN (Lonely Without You) –•– Gene McDaniels (Liberty)-1 (90)
94 — MAN’S TEMPTATION –•– Gene Chandler (Vee-Jay)-1 (94)
95 — THE MINUTE YOU’RE GONE –•– Sonny James (Capitol)-1 (95)
96 — THE LONELY SURFER –•– Jack Nitzsche (Reprise)-1 (96)
97 — (I Cried At) LAURA’S WEDDING –•– Barbara Lynn (Jamie)-1 (97)
98 — THIS IS MY PRAYER –•– Theola Kilgore (Serock)-1 (98)
99 — STILL NO. 2 –•– Ben Colder (MGM)-2 (98)
100 — MORE –•– Vic Dana (Dolton)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 17th August, 1963

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

1 1 FINGERTIPS (Part 2) –•– Little Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-9 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 4 BLOWIN’ IN THE WIND –•– Peter, Paul and Mary (Warner Brothers)-8 (2)
3 3 (You’re the) DEVIL IN DISGUISE –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-8 (3)
4 2 WIPE OUT –•– The Surfaris (Dot)-9 (2)
5 6 JUDY’S TURN TO CRY –•– Lesley Gore (Mercury)-7 (5)
6 8 CANDY GIRL –•– The Four Seasons (Vee-Jay)-7 (6)
7 17 HELLO MUDDUH, HELLO FADDUH! (A Letter From Camp) –•– Allan Sherman (Warner Brothers)-3 (7)
8 5 SO MUCH IN LOVE –•– The Tymes (Parkway)-12 (1)
9 10 MORE –•– Kai Winding and Orchestra (Verve)-7 (9)
10 31 MY BOYFRIEND’S BACK –•– The Angels (Smash)-3 (10)

11 7 SURF CITY –•– Jan and Dean (Liberty)-10 (1)
12 9 EASIER SAID THAN DONE –•– The Essex (Roulette)-11 (1)
13 22 MOCKINGBIRD –•– Inez Foxx with Charlie Foxx (Symbol)-9 (13)
14 16 GREEN, GREEN –•– The New Christy Minstrels (Columbia)-8 (14)
15 21 DENISE –•– Randy and the Rainbows (Rust)-10 (15)
16 15 ABILENE –•– George Hamilton IV (RCA Victor)-9 (15)
17 29 IF I HAD A HAMMER –•– Trini Lopez (Reprise)-4 (17)
18 23 DANKE SCHOEN –•– Wayne Newton (Capitol)-6 (18)
19 12 JUST ONE LOOK –•– Doris Troy (Atlantic)-11 (10)
20 14 MEMPHIS –•– Lonnie Mack (Fraternity)-11 (5)

21 40 HEY, GIRL –•– Freddie Scott (Colpix)-4 (21)
22 13 HOPELESS –•– Andy Williams (Columbia)-9 (13)
23 25 TRUE LOVE NEVER RUNS SMOOTH –•– Gene Pitney (Musicor)-7 (23)
24 24 MY WHOLE WORLD IS FALLING DOWN –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-7 (24)
25 28 I WONDER –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-6 (25)
26 32 THE MONKEY TIME –•– Major Lance (Okeh)-6 (26)
27 30 TWIST IT UP –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-5 (27)
28 49 SURFER GIRL –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-3 (28)
29 20 DETROIT CITY –•– Bobby Bare (RCA Victor)-10 (16)
30 19 RING OF FIRE –•– Johnny Cash (Columbia)-12 (17)

31 39 MAKE THE WORLD GO AWAY –•– Timi Yuro (Liberty)-5 (31)
32 11 TIE ME KANGAROO DOWN, SPORT –•– Rolf Harris (Epic)-11 (3)
33 43 FRANKIE AND JOHNNY –•– Sam Cooke (RCA Victor)-4 (33)
34 51 HEAT WAVE –•– Martha and the Vandellas (Gordy)-3 (34)
35 35 I (Who Have Nothing) –•– Ben E. King (Atco)-8 (35)
36 36 MARLENA –•– The Four Seasons (Vee-Jay)-6 (36)
37 42 PAINTED, TAINTED ROSE –•– Al Martino (Capitol)-4 (37)
38 27 TILL THEN –•– The Classics (Musicnote)-9 (20)
39 18 PRIDE AND JOY –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-14 (10)
40 26 NOT ME –•– The Orlons (Cameo)-10 (12)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

41 38 SIX DAYS ON THE ROAD –•– Dave Dudley (Golden Wing)-11 (32)
42 33 SHAKE SHAKE SHAKE –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-6 (33)
46 34 BE CAREFUL OF STONES THAT YOU THROW –•– Dion (Columbia)-7 (31)

POWER PLAYS

43 53 I WANT TO STAY HERE –•– Steve and Eydie (Columbia)-5 (43)
44 54 WAIT TIL’ MY BOBBY GETS HOME –•– Darlene Love (Philles)-5 (44)
45 45 TIPS OF MY FINGERS –•– Roy Clark (Capitol)-8 (45)
47 47 WHEN A BOY FALLS IN LOVE –•– Mel Carter (Derby)-7 (47)
48 50 SURFIN’ HOOTENANNY –•– Al Casey (Stacy)-6 (48)
49 46 HOW MANY TEARDROPS –•– Lou Christie (Roulette)-5 (46)
50 52 THE DREAMER –•– Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)-4 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

71 — THEN HE KISSED ME –•– The Crystals (Philles)-1 (71)
80 — LITTLE DEUCE COUPE –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-1 (80)
86 — PART TIME LOVE –•– Little Johnny Taylor (Galaxy)-1 (86)
87 — ONLY IN AMERICA –•– Jay and the Americans (United Artists)-1 (87)
88 — MICKEY’S MONKEY –•– The Miracles (Tamla)-1 (88)
89 — WONDERFUL! WONDERFUL! –•– The Tymes (Parkway)-1 (89)
90 — STRAIGHTEN UP YOUR HEART –•– Barbara Lewis (Atlantic)-1 (90)
91 — IT WON’T BE THIS WAY (Always) –•– The King Pins (Federal)-1 (91)
94 — I’M NOT A FOOL ANYMORE –•– T.K. Hulin (Smash)-1 (94)
95 — BIRTHDAY PARTY –•– The Pixies Three (Mercury)-1 (95)
96 — CHINESE CHECKERS –•– Booker T. and the MG’s (Stax)-3 (90)
97 — GONE –•– The Rip Chords (Columbia)-1 (97)
98 — LAND OF 1000 DANCES –•– Chris Kenner (Instant)-7 (77)
99 — I CRIED –•– Tammy Montgomery (Tammi Terrell) (Try Me)-1 (99)
100 — CRY BABY –•– Garnet Mimms and the Enchanters (United Artists)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 24th August, 1963

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

1 1 FINGERTIPS (Part 2) –•– Little Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-10 (3 weeks at #1) (1)
2 7 HELLO MUDDUH, HELLO FADDUH! (A Letter From Camp) –•– Allan Sherman (Warner Brothers)-4 (2)
3 6 CANDY GIRL –•– The Four Seasons (Vee-Jay)-8 (3)
4 10 MY BOYFRIEND’S BACK –•– The Angels (Smash)-4 (4)
5 5 JUDY’S TURN TO CRY –•– Lesley Gore (Mercury)-8 (5)
6 2 BLOWIN’ IN THE WIND –•– Peter, Paul and Mary (Warner Brothers)-9 (2)
7 4 WIPE OUT –•– The Surfaris (Dot)-10 (2)
8 9 MORE –•– Kai Winding and Orchestra (Verve)-8 (8)
9 3 (You’re the) DEVIL IN DISGUISE –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-9 (3)
10 15 DENISE –•– Randy and the Rainbows (Rust)-11 (10)

11 17 IF I HAD A HAMMER –•– Trini Lopez (Reprise)-5 (11)
12 13 MOCKINGBIRD –•– Inez Foxx with Charlie Foxx (Symbol)-10 (12)
13 18 DANKE SCHOEN –•– Wayne Newton (Capitol)-7 (13)
14 8 SO MUCH IN LOVE –•– The Tymes (Parkway)-13 (1)
15 11 SURF CITY –•– Jan and Dean (Liberty)-11 (1)
16 21 HEY, GIRL –•– Freddie Scott (Colpix)-5 (16)
17 14 GREEN, GREEN –•– The New Christy Minstrels (Columbia)-9 (14)
18 28 SURFER GIRL –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-4 (18)
19 34 HEAT WAVE –•– Martha and the Vandellas (Gordy)-4 (19)
20 26 THE MONKEY TIME –•– Major Lance (Okeh)-7 (20)

21 23 TRUE LOVE NEVER RUNS SMOOTH –•– Gene Pitney (Musicor)-8 (21)
22 33 FRANKIE AND JOHNNY –•– Sam Cooke (RCA Victor)-5 (22)
23 37 PAINTED, TAINTED ROSE –•– Al Martino (Capitol)-5 (23)
24 20 MEMPHIS –•– Lonnie Mack (Fraternity)-12 (5)
25 27 TWIST IT UP –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-6 (25)
26 31 MAKE THE WORLD GO AWAY –•– Timi Yuro (Liberty)-6 (26)
27 12 EASIER SAID THAN DONE –•– The Essex (Roulette)-12 (1)
28 24 MY WHOLE WORLD IS FALLING DOWN –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-8 (24)
29 35 I (Who Have Nothing) –•– Ben E. King (Atco)-9 (29)
30 53 BLUE VELVET –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-3 (30)

31 43 I WANT TO STAY HERE –•– Steve and Eydie (Columbia)-6 (31)
32 16 ABILENE –•– George Hamilton IV (RCA Victor)-10 (15)
33 44 WAIT TIL’ MY BOBBY GETS HOME –•– Darlene Love (Philles)-6 (33)
34 22 HOPELESS –•– Andy Williams (Columbia)-10 (13)
35 29 DETROIT CITY –•– Bobby Bare (RCA Victor)-11 (16)
36 19 JUST ONE LOOK –•– Doris Troy (Atlantic)-12 (10)
37 25 I WONDER –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-7 (25)
38 36 MARLENA –•– The Four Seasons (Vee-Jay)-7 (36)
39 30 RING OF FIRE –•– Johnny Cash (Columbia)-13 (17)
40 54 YOU CAN NEVER STOP ME LOVING YOU –•– Johnny Tillotson (Cadence)-3 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

Note: This section is vacant because no Top 40 item from last week’s chart fell to position #41-#100 this week. While this is a rare occurrence, it does happen from time to time.

POWER PLAYS

41 71 THEN HE KISSED ME –•– The Crystals (Philles)-2 (41)
42 42 SHAKE SHAKE SHAKE –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-7 (33)
43 62 MARTIAN HOP –•– The Ran-Dells (Chairman)-4 (43)
44 64 THE KIND OF BOY YOU CAN’T FORGET –•– The Raindrops (Jubilee)-3 (44)
45 47 WHEN A BOY FALLS IN LOVE –•– Mel Carter (Derby)-8 (45)
46 51 DESERT PETE –•– The Kingston Trio (Capitol)-4 (46)
47 50 THE DREAMER –•– Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)-5 (47)
48 52 IT HURTS TO BE SIXTEEN –•– Andrea Carroll (Big Top)-6 (48)
49 69 DROWNIN’ MY SORROWS –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-3 (49)
50 55 HEY THERE LONELY BOY –•– Ruby and the Romantics (Kapp)-3 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

70 — WHY DON’T YOU BELIEVE ME –•– The Duprees (Coed)-1 (70)
82 — MAKE THE MUSIC PLAY –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-3 (82)
83 — 8 X 10 –•– Bill Anderson (Decca)-1 (83)
85 — ORGAN SHOUT –•– Dave “Baby” Cortez (Chess)-1 (85)
86 — CHINA NIGHTS (Shina No Yoru) –•– Kyu Sakamoto (Capitol)-1 (86)
90 — A WALKIN’ MIRACLE –•– The Essex Featuring Anita Humes (Roulette)-1 (90)
93 — SOMETHING OLD, SOMETHING NEW –•– Paul and Paula (Philips)-1 (93)
94 — TREAT MY BABY GOOD –•– Bobby Darin (Capitol)-1 (94)
95 — WHAM! –•– Lonnie Mack (Fraternity)-1 (95)
96 — YOUR BABY’S GONE SURFIN’ –•– Duane Eddy and the Rebelettes (RCA Victor)-1 (96)
97 — HEAR THE BELLS –•– The Tokens (RCA Victor)-1 (97)
98 — TELL ME THE TRUTH –•– Nancy Wilson (Capitol)-1 (98)
99 — DANCE, EVERYBODY, DANCE –•– The Dartells (Dot)-1 (99)
100 — DO THE MONKEY –•– King Curtis (Capitol)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 31st August, 1963

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

1 4 MY BOYFRIEND’S BACK –•– The Angels (Smash)-5 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 2 HELLO MUDDUH, HELLO FADDUH! (A Letter From Camp) –•– Allan Sherman (Warner Brothers)-5 (2)
3 1 FINGERTIPS (Part 2) –•– Little Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-11 (1)
4 3 CANDY GIRL –•– The Four Seasons (Vee-Jay)-9 (3)
5 6 BLOWIN’ IN THE WIND –•– Peter, Paul and Mary (Warner Brothers)-10 (2)
6 11 IF I HAD A HAMMER –•– Trini Lopez (Reprise)-6 (6)
7 5 JUDY’S TURN TO CRY –•– Lesley Gore (Mercury)-9 (5)
8 12 MOCKINGBIRD –•– Inez Foxx with Charlie Foxx (Symbol)-11 (8)
9 8 MORE –•– Kai Winding and Orchestra (Verve)-9 (8)
10 10 DENISE –•– Randy and the Rainbows (Rust)-12 (10)

11 30 BLUE VELVET –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-4 (11)
12 20 THE MONKEY TIME –•– Major Lance (Okeh)-8 (12)
13 18 SURFER GIRL –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-5 (13)
14 19 HEAT WAVE –•– Martha and the Vandellas (Gordy)-5 (14)
15 16 HEY, GIRL –•– Freddie Scott (Colpix)-6 (15)
16 13 DANKE SCHOEN –•– Wayne Newton (Capitol)-8 (13)
17 9 (You’re the) DEVIL IN DISGUISE –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-10 (3)
18 7 WIPE OUT –•– The Surfaris (Dot)-11 (2)
19 22 FRANKIE AND JOHNNY –•– Sam Cooke (RCA Victor)-6 (19)
20 41 THEN HE KISSED ME –•– The Crystals (Philles)-3 (20)

21 23 PAINTED, TAINTED ROSE –•– Al Martino (Capitol)-6 (21)
22 14 SO MUCH IN LOVE –•– The Tymes (Parkway)-14 (1)
23 21 TRUE LOVE NEVER RUNS SMOOTH –•– Gene Pitney (Musicor)-9 (21)
24 17 GREEN, GREEN –•– The New Christy Minstrels (Columbia)-10 (14)
25 15 SURF CITY –•– Jan and Dean (Liberty)-12 (1)
26 26 MAKE THE WORLD GO AWAY –•– Timi Yuro (Liberty)-7 (26)
27 33 WAIT TIL’ MY BOBBY GETS HOME –•– Darlene Love (Philles)-7 (27)
28 25 TWIST IT UP –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-7 (25)
29 31 I WANT TO STAY HERE –•– Steve and Eydie (Columbia)-7 (29)
30 40 YOU CAN NEVER STOP ME LOVING YOU –•– Johnny Tillotson (Cadence)-4 (30)

31 29 I (Who Have Nothing) –•– Ben E. King (Atco)-10 (29)
32 32 ABILENE –•– George Hamilton IV (RCA Victor)-11 (15)
33 43 MARTIAN HOP –•– The Ran-Dells (Chairman)-5 (33)
34 44 THE KIND OF BOY YOU CAN’T FORGET –•– The Raindrops (Jubilee)-4 (34)
35 51 WONDERFUL! WONDERFUL! –•– The Tymes (Parkway)-3 (35)
36 46 DESERT PETE –•– The Kingston Trio (Capitol)-5 (36)
37 28 MY WHOLE WORLD IS FALLING DOWN –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-9 (24)
38 49 DROWNIN’ MY SORROWS –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-4 (38)
39 59 MICKEY’S MONKEY –•– The Miracles (Tamla)-3 (39)
40 50 HEY THERE LONELY BOY –•– Ruby and the Romantics (Kapp)-4 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

41 27 EASIER SAID THAN DONE –•– The Essex (Roulette)-13 (1)
42 38 MARLENA –•– The Four Seasons (Vee-Jay)-8 (36)
46 35 DETROIT CITY –•– Bobby Bare (RCA Victor)-12 (16)
47 36 JUST ONE LOOK –•– Doris Troy (Atlantic)-13 (10)
48 24 MEMPHIS –•– Lonnie Mack (Fraternity)-13 (5)
49 34 HOPELESS –•– Andy Williams (Columbia)-11 (13)
64 37 I WONDER –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-8 (25)

POWER PLAYS

43 53 PLEASE DON’T TALK TO THE LIFEGUARD –•– Diane Ray (Mercury)-5 (43)
44 45 WHEN A BOY FALLS IN LOVE –•– Mel Carter (Derby)-9 (44)
45 48 IT HURTS TO BE SIXTEEN –•– Andrea Carroll (Big Top)-7 (45)
50 63 LITTLE DEUCE COUPE –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-3 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

63 — SALLY, GO ‘ROUND THE ROSES –•– The Jaynetts (Tuff)-1 (63)
90 — BE MY BABY –•– The Ronettes (Philles)-1 (90)
92 — SURFER JOE –•– The Surfaris (Dot)-1 (92)
95 — LOVE ME ALL THE WAY –•– Kim Weston (Tamla)-4 (88)
96 — CHINESE CHECKERS –•– Booker T. and the MG’s (Stax)-4 (90)
97 — THAT SUNDAY, THAT SUMMER –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-1 (97)
98 — FADED LOVE –•– Patsy Cline (Decca)-1 (98)
99 — BETTY IN BERMUDAS –•– The Dovells (Parkway)-1 (99)
100 — MAKE THE WORLD GO AWAY –•– Ray Price (Columbia)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 7th September, 1963

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

1 1 MY BOYFRIEND’S BACK –•– The Angels (Smash)-6 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 HELLO MUDDUH, HELLO FADDUH! (A Letter From Camp) –•– Allan Sherman (Warner Brothers)-6 (2)
3 6 IF I HAD A HAMMER –•– Trini Lopez (Reprise)-7 (3)
4 11 BLUE VELVET –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-5 (4)
5 4 CANDY GIRL –•– The Four Seasons (Vee-Jay)-10 (3)
6 14 HEAT WAVE –•– Martha and the Vandellas (Gordy)-6 (6)
7 8 MOCKINGBIRD –•– Inez Foxx with Charlie Foxx (Symbol)-12 (7)
8 12 THE MONKEY TIME –•– Major Lance (Okeh)-9 (8)
9 5 BLOWIN’ IN THE WIND –•– Peter, Paul and Mary (Warner Brothers)-11 (2)
10 15 HEY, GIRL –•– Freddie Scott (Colpix)-7 (10)

11 3 FINGERTIPS (Part 2) –•– Little Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-12 (1)
12 13 SURFER GIRL –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-6 (12)
13 10 DENISE –•– Randy and the Rainbows (Rust)-13 (10)
14 19 FRANKIE AND JOHNNY –•– Sam Cooke (RCA Victor)-7 (14)
15 20 THEN HE KISSED ME –•– The Crystals (Philles)-4 (15)
16 16 DANKE SCHOEN –•– Wayne Newton (Capitol)-9 (13)
17 9 MORE –•– Kai Winding and Orchestra (Verve)-10 (8)
18 7 JUDY’S TURN TO CRY –•– Lesley Gore (Mercury)-10 (5)
19 30 YOU CAN NEVER STOP ME LOVING YOU –•– Johnny Tillotson (Cadence)-5 (19)
20 21 PAINTED, TAINTED ROSE –•– Al Martino (Capitol)-7 (20)

21 39 MICKEY’S MONKEY –•– The Miracles (Tamla)-4 (21)
22 35 WONDERFUL! WONDERFUL! –•– The Tymes (Parkway)-4 (22)
23 18 WIPE OUT –•– The Surfaris (Dot)-12 (2)
24 26 MAKE THE WORLD GO AWAY –•– Timi Yuro (Liberty)-8 (24)
25 24 GREEN, GREEN –•– The New Christy Minstrels (Columbia)-11 (14)
26 27 WAIT TIL’ MY BOBBY GETS HOME –•– Darlene Love (Philles)-8 (26)
27 34 THE KIND OF BOY YOU CAN’T FORGET –•– The Raindrops (Jubilee)-5 (27)
28 29 I WANT TO STAY HERE –•– Steve and Eydie (Columbia)-8 (28)
29 63 SALLY, GO ‘ROUND THE ROSES –•– The Jaynetts (Tuff)-2 (29)
30 33 MARTIAN HOP –•– The Ran-Dells (Chairman)-6 (30)

31 69 CRY BABY –•– Garnet Mimms and the Enchanters (United Artists)-4 (31)
32 23 TRUE LOVE NEVER RUNS SMOOTH –•– Gene Pitney (Musicor)-10 (21)
33 22 SO MUCH IN LOVE –•– The Tymes (Parkway)-15 (1)
34 36 DESERT PETE –•– The Kingston Trio (Capitol)-6 (34)
35 40 HEY THERE LONELY BOY –•– Ruby and the Romantics (Kapp)-5 (35)
36 38 DROWNIN’ MY SORROWS –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-5 (36)
37 43 PLEASE DON’T TALK TO THE LIFEGUARD –•– Diane Ray (Mercury)-6 (37)
38 50 LITTLE DEUCE COUPE –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-4 (38)
39 31 I (Who Have Nothing) –•– Ben E. King (Atco)-11 (29)
40 51 THE LONELY SURFER –•– Jack Nitzsche (Reprise)-5 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

41 28 TWIST IT UP –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-8 (25)
42 17 (You’re the) DEVIL IN DISGUISE –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-11 (3)
44 25 SURF CITY –•– Jan and Dean (Liberty)-13 (1)
47 32 ABILENE –•– George Hamilton IV (RCA Victor)-12 (15)

POWER PLAYS

43 74 PART TIME LOVE –•– Little Johnny Taylor (Galaxy)-4 (43)
45 66 A WALKIN’ MIRACLE –•– The Essex Featuring Anita Humes (Roulette)-3 (45)
46 62 ONLY IN AMERICA –•– Jay and the Americans (United Artists)-4 (46)
48 59 WHY DON’T YOU BELIEVE ME –•– The Duprees (Coed)-3 (48)
49 53 IT’S TOO LATE –•– Wilson Pickett (Double-L)-7 (49)
50 54 STRAIGHTEN UP YOUR HEART –•– Barbara Lewis (Atlantic)-4 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

66 — BUSTED –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-1 (66)
72 — BUST OUT –•– The Busters (Arlen)-1 (72)
74 — HELLO HEARTACHE, GOODBYE LOVE –•– Little Peggy March (RCA Victor)-1 (74)
77 — I CAN’T STAY MAD AT YOU –•– Skeeter Davis (RCA Victor)-1 (77)
80 — TALK TO ME –•– Sunny and the Sunglows (Tear Drop)-1 (80)
82 — MY BABE –•– The Righteous Brothers (Moonglow)-1 (82)
84 — I’LL TAKE YOU HOME –•– The Drifters (Atlantic)-1 (84)
87 — SOONER OR LATER –•– Johnny Mathis (Columbia)-1 (87)
89 — WHAT DOES A GIRL DO –•– The Shirelles (Scepter)-1 (89)
90 — MEAN WOMAN BLUES –•– Roy Orbison (Monument)-1 (90)
92 — DO THE MONKEY –•– King Curtis (Capitol)-2 (92)
93 — HONOLULU LULU –•– Jan and Dean (Liberty)-1 (93)
95 — SEPTEMBER SONG –•– Jimmy Durante (Warner Brothers)-1 (95)
97 — I’M CONFESSIN’ (That I Love You) –•– Frank Ifield (Capitol)-1 (97)
98 — TWO TICKETS TO PARADISE –•– Brook Benton (Mercury)-1 (98)
99 — CINDY’S GONNA CRY –•– Johnny Crawford (Del-Fi)-1 (99)
100 — A LOVE SO FINE –•– The Chiffons (Laurie)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 14th September, 1963

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

1 1 MY BOYFRIEND’S BACK –•– The Angels (Smash)-7 (3 weeks at #1) (1)
2 4 BLUE VELVET –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-6 (2)
3 3 IF I HAD A HAMMER –•– Trini Lopez (Reprise)-8 (3)
4 2 HELLO MUDDUH, HELLO FADDUH! (A Letter From Camp) –•– Allan Sherman (Warner Brothers)-7 (2)
5 6 HEAT WAVE –•– Martha and the Vandellas (Gordy)-7 (5)
6 15 THEN HE KISSED ME –•– The Crystals (Philles)-5 (6)
7 12 SURFER GIRL –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-7 (7)
8 8 THE MONKEY TIME –•– Major Lance (Okeh)-10 (8)
9 29 SALLY, GO ‘ROUND THE ROSES –•– The Jaynetts (Tuff)-3 (9)
10 7 MOCKINGBIRD –•– Inez Foxx with Charlie Foxx (Symbol)-13 (7)

11 10 HEY, GIRL –•– Freddie Scott (Colpix)-8 (10)
12 5 CANDY GIRL –•– The Four Seasons (Vee-Jay)-11 (3)
13 31 CRY BABY –•– Garnet Mimms and the Enchanters (United Artists)-5 (13)
14 14 FRANKIE AND JOHNNY –•– Sam Cooke (RCA Victor)-8 (14)
15 21 MICKEY’S MONKEY –•– The Miracles (Tamla)-5 (15)
16 22 WONDERFUL! WONDERFUL! –•– The Tymes (Parkway)-5 (16)
17 20 PAINTED, TAINTED ROSE –•– Al Martino (Capitol)-8 (17)
18 13 DENISE –•– Randy and the Rainbows (Rust)-14 (10)
19 19 YOU CAN NEVER STOP ME LOVING YOU –•– Johnny Tillotson (Cadence)-6 (19)
20 55 BE MY BABY –•– The Ronettes (Philles)-3 (20)

21 9 BLOWIN’ IN THE WIND –•– Peter, Paul and Mary (Warner Brothers)-12 (2)
22 27 THE KIND OF BOY YOU CAN’T FORGET –•– The Raindrops (Jubilee)-6 (22)
23 11 FINGERTIPS (Part 2) –•– Little Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-13 (1)
24 30 MARTIAN HOP –•– The Ran-Dells (Chairman)-7 (24)
25 38 LITTLE DEUCE COUPE –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-5 (25)
26 17 MORE –•– Kai Winding and Orchestra (Verve)-11 (8)
27 24 MAKE THE WORLD GO AWAY –•– Timi Yuro (Liberty)-9 (24)
28 16 DANKE SCHOEN –•– Wayne Newton (Capitol)-10 (13)
29 45 A WALKIN’ MIRACLE –•– The Essex Featuring Anita Humes (Roulette)-4 (29)
30 26 WAIT TIL’ MY BOBBY GETS HOME –•– Darlene Love (Philles)-9 (26)

31 28 I WANT TO STAY HERE –•– Steve and Eydie (Columbia)-9 (28)
32 35 HEY THERE LONELY BOY –•– Ruby and the Romantics (Kapp)-6 (32)
33 34 DESERT PETE –•– The Kingston Trio (Capitol)-7 (33)
34 37 PLEASE DON’T TALK TO THE LIFEGUARD –•– Diane Ray (Mercury)-7 (34)
35 43 PART TIME LOVE –•– Little Johnny Taylor (Galaxy)-5 (35)
36 36 DROWNIN’ MY SORROWS –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-6 (36)
37 18 JUDY’S TURN TO CRY –•– Lesley Gore (Mercury)-11 (5)
38 66 BUSTED –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-2 (38)
39 40 THE LONELY SURFER –•– Jack Nitzsche (Reprise)-6 (39)
40 48 WHY DON’T YOU BELIEVE ME –•– The Duprees (Coed)-4 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

41 23 WIPE OUT –•– The Surfaris (Dot)-13 (2)
43 25 GREEN, GREEN –•– The New Christy Minstrels (Columbia)-12 (14)
45 32 TRUE LOVE NEVER RUNS SMOOTH –•– Gene Pitney (Musicor)-11 (21)
47 39 I (Who Have Nothing) –•– Ben E. King (Atco)-12 (29)

POWER PLAYS

42 46 ONLY IN AMERICA –•– Jay and the Americans (United Artists)-5 (42)
44 56 WHAM! –•– Lonnie Mack (Fraternity)-4 (44)
46 50 STRAIGHTEN UP YOUR HEART –•– Barbara Lewis (Atlantic)-5 (46)
48 53 QUE SERA, SERA (Whatever Will Be, Will Be) –•– The High Keyes (Atco)-8 (48)
49 54 MORE –•– Vic Dana (Dolton)-6 (49)
50 47 ABILENE –•– George Hamilton IV (RCA Victor)-13 (15)

NEW THIS WEEK

67 — DON’T THINK TWICE, IT’S ALL RIGHT –•– Peter, Paul and Mary (Warner Brothers)-1 (67)
75 — DONNA THE PRIMA DONNA –•– Dion DiMucci (Columbia)-1 (75)
80 — HE’S MINE (I Love Him, I Love Him, I Love Him) –•– Alice Wonder Land (Bardell)-1 (80)
82 — TEENAGE CLEOPATRA –•– Tracey Dey (Liberty)-1 (82)
84 — ENAMORADO –•– Keith Colley (Unical)-1 (84)
86 — BLUE BAYOU –•– Roy Orbison (Monument)-1 (86)
87 — FOOLS RUSH IN –•– Rick Nelson (Decca)-1 (87)
91 — (Native Girl) ELEPHANT WALK –•– Donald Jenkins and the Delighters (Cortland)-1 (91)
93 — YOUR BABY’S GONE SURFIN’ –•– Duane Eddy and the Rebelettes (RCA Victor)-2 (93)
94 — DEEP PURPLE –•– Nino Tempo and April Stevens (Atco)-1 (94)
95 — DOWN THE AISLE (Wedding Song) –•– Patti LaBelle and Her Blue Belles (Newtown)-1 (95)
96 — LONELY DRIFTER –•– The O’Jays (Imperial)-1 (96)
98 — HEAR THE BELLS –•– The Tokens (RCA Victor)-3 (94)
99 — MR. WISHING WELL –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-1 (99)
100 — YOUR BOYFRIEND’S BACK –•– Bobby Comstock and the Counts (Lawn)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 21st September, 1963

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

1 2 BLUE VELVET –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-7 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 1 MY BOYFRIEND’S BACK –•– The Angels (Smash)-8 (1)
3 3 IF I HAD A HAMMER –•– Trini Lopez (Reprise)-9 (3)
4 5 HEAT WAVE –•– Martha and the Vandellas (Gordy)-8 (4)
5 9 SALLY, GO ‘ROUND THE ROSES –•– The Jaynetts (Tuff)-4 (5)
6 6 THEN HE KISSED ME –•– The Crystals (Philles)-6 (6)
7 7 SURFER GIRL –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-8 (7)
8 15 MICKEY’S MONKEY –•– The Miracles (Tamla)-6 (8)
9 4 HELLO MUDDUH, HELLO FADDUH! (A Letter From Camp) –•– Allan Sherman (Warner Brothers)-8 (2)
10 13 CRY BABY –•– Garnet Mimms and the Enchanters (United Artists)-6 (10)

11 16 WONDERFUL! WONDERFUL! –•– The Tymes (Parkway)-6 (11)
12 20 BE MY BABY –•– The Ronettes (Philles)-4 (12)
13 8 THE MONKEY TIME –•– Major Lance (Okeh)-11 (8)
14 29 A WALKIN’ MIRACLE –•– The Essex Featuring Anita Humes (Roulette)-5 (14)
15 17 PAINTED, TAINTED ROSE –•– Al Martino (Capitol)-9 (15)
16 11 HEY, GIRL –•– Freddie Scott (Colpix)-9 (10)
17 10 MOCKINGBIRD –•– Inez Foxx with Charlie Foxx (Symbol)-14 (7)
18 19 YOU CAN NEVER STOP ME LOVING YOU –•– Johnny Tillotson (Cadence)-7 (18)
19 24 MARTIAN HOP –•– The Ran-Dells (Chairman)-8 (19)
20 14 FRANKIE AND JOHNNY –•– Sam Cooke (RCA Victor)-9 (14)

21 22 THE KIND OF BOY YOU CAN’T FORGET –•– The Raindrops (Jubilee)-7 (21)
22 25 LITTLE DEUCE COUPE –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-6 (22)
23 38 BUSTED –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-3 (23)
24 12 CANDY GIRL –•– The Four Seasons (Vee-Jay)-12 (3)
25 18 DENISE –•– Randy and the Rainbows (Rust)-15 (10)
26 35 PART TIME LOVE –•– Little Johnny Taylor (Galaxy)-6 (26)
27 58 HONOLULU LULU –•– Jan and Dean (Liberty)-3 (27)
28 21 BLOWIN’ IN THE WIND –•– Peter, Paul and Mary (Warner Brothers)-13 (2)
29 32 HEY THERE LONELY BOY –•– Ruby and the Romantics (Kapp)-7 (29)
30 31 I WANT TO STAY HERE –•– Steve and Eydie (Columbia)-10 (28)

31 34 PLEASE DON’T TALK TO THE LIFEGUARD –•– Diane Ray (Mercury)-8 (31)
32 44 WHAM! –•– Lonnie Mack (Fraternity)-5 (32)
33 23 FINGERTIPS (Part 2) –•– Little Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-14 (1)
34 26 MORE –•– Kai Winding and Orchestra (Verve)-12 (8)
35 42 ONLY IN AMERICA –•– Jay and the Americans (United Artists)-6 (35)
36 28 DANKE SCHOEN –•– Wayne Newton (Capitol)-11 (13)
37 40 WHY DON’T YOU BELIEVE ME –•– The Duprees (Coed)-5 (37)
38 27 MAKE THE WORLD GO AWAY –•– Timi Yuro (Liberty)-10 (24)
39 33 DESERT PETE –•– The Kingston Trio (Capitol)-8 (33)
40 52 I CAN’T STAY MAD AT YOU –•– Skeeter Davis (RCA Victor)-3 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

42 39 THE LONELY SURFER –•– Jack Nitzsche (Reprise)-7 (39)
49 30 WAIT TIL’ MY BOBBY GETS HOME –•– Darlene Love (Philles)-10 (26)
62 36 DROWNIN’ MY SORROWS –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-7 (36)

POWER PLAYS

41 65 BUST OUT –•– The Busters (Arlen)-3 (41)
43 46 STRAIGHTEN UP YOUR HEART –•– Barbara Lewis (Atlantic)-6 (43)
44 55 BIRTHDAY PARTY –•– The Pixies Three (Mercury)-6 (44)
45 49 MORE –•– Vic Dana (Dolton)-7 (45)
46 54 TREAT MY BABY GOOD –•– Bobby Darin (Capitol)-5 (46)
47 48 QUE SERA, SERA (Whatever Will Be, Will Be) –•– The High Keyes (Atco)-9 (47)
48 59 HELLO HEARTACHE, GOODBYE LOVE –•– Little Peggy March (RCA Victor)-3 (48)
50 71 MEAN WOMAN BLUES –•– Roy Orbison (Monument)-3 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

65 — SUGAR SHACK –•– Jimmy Gilmer and the Fireballs (Dot)-1 (65)
82 — RED SAILS IN THE SUNSET –•– Fats Domino (ABC-Paramount)-1 (82)
90 — BABY GET IT (And Don’t Quit It) –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-1 (90)
92 — CRY TO ME –•– Betty Harris (Jubilee)-1 (92)
94 — THAT’S HOW IT GOES –•– George Maharis (Epic)-1 (94)
97 — FADED LOVE –•– Patsy Cline (Decca)-3 (96)
99 — MARIA ELENA –•– Los Indios Tabajaras (RCA Victor)-1 (99)
100 — WASHINGTON SQUARE –•– The Village Stompers (Epic)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 28th September, 1963

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

1 1 BLUE VELVET –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-8 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 5 SALLY, GO ‘ROUND THE ROSES –•– The Jaynetts (Tuff)-5 (2)
3 12 BE MY BABY –•– The Ronettes (Philles)-5 (3)
4 4 HEAT WAVE –•– Martha and the Vandellas (Gordy)-9 (4)
5 2 MY BOYFRIEND’S BACK –•– The Angels (Smash)-9 (1)
6 6 THEN HE KISSED ME –•– The Crystals (Philles)-7 (6)
7 11 WONDERFUL! WONDERFUL! –•– The Tymes (Parkway)-7 (7)
8 8 MICKEY’S MONKEY –•– The Miracles (Tamla)-7 (8)
9 10 CRY BABY –•– Garnet Mimms and the Enchanters (United Artists)-7 (9)
10 3 IF I HAD A HAMMER –•– Trini Lopez (Reprise)-10 (3)

11 7 SURFER GIRL –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-9 (7)
12 14 A WALKIN’ MIRACLE –•– The Essex Featuring Anita Humes (Roulette)-6 (12)
13 23 BUSTED –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-4 (13)
14 13 THE MONKEY TIME –•– Major Lance (Okeh)-12 (8)
15 22 LITTLE DEUCE COUPE –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-7 (15)
16 19 MARTIAN HOP –•– The Ran-Dells (Chairman)-9 (16)
17 21 THE KIND OF BOY YOU CAN’T FORGET –•– The Raindrops (Jubilee)-8 (17)
18 9 HELLO MUDDUH, HELLO FADDUH! (A Letter From Camp) –•– Allan Sherman (Warner Brothers)-9 (2)
19 65 SUGAR SHACK –•– Jimmy Gilmer and the Fireballs (Dot)-2 (19)
20 27 HONOLULU LULU –•– Jan and Dean (Liberty)-4 (20)

21 15 PAINTED, TAINTED ROSE –•– Al Martino (Capitol)-10 (15)
22 16 HEY, GIRL –•– Freddie Scott (Colpix)-10 (10)
23 18 YOU CAN NEVER STOP ME LOVING YOU –•– Johnny Tillotson (Cadence)-8 (18)
24 26 PART TIME LOVE –•– Little Johnny Taylor (Galaxy)-7 (24)
25 35 ONLY IN AMERICA –•– Jay and the Americans (United Artists)-7 (25)
26 32 WHAM! –•– Lonnie Mack (Fraternity)-6 (26)
27 29 HEY THERE LONELY BOY –•– Ruby and the Romantics (Kapp)-8 (27)
28 17 MOCKINGBIRD –•– Inez Foxx with Charlie Foxx (Symbol)-15 (7)
29 40 I CAN’T STAY MAD AT YOU –•– Skeeter Davis (RCA Victor)-4 (29)
30 41 BUST OUT –•– The Busters (Arlen)-4 (30)

31 57 TALK TO ME –•– Sunny and the Sunglows (Tear Drop)-4 (31)
32 50 MEAN WOMAN BLUES –•– Roy Orbison (Monument)-4 (32)
33 52 DONNA THE PRIMA DONNA –•– Dion DiMucci (Columbia)-3 (33)
34 51 DON’T THINK TWICE, IT’S ALL RIGHT –•– Peter, Paul and Mary (Warner Brothers)-3 (34)
35 53 THAT SUNDAY, THAT SUMMER –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-5 (35)
36 28 BLOWIN’ IN THE WIND –•– Peter, Paul and Mary (Warner Brothers)-14 (2)
37 25 DENISE –•– Randy and the Rainbows (Rust)-16 (10)
38 48 HELLO HEARTACHE, GOODBYE LOVE –•– Little Peggy March (RCA Victor)-4 (38)
39 37 WHY DON’T YOU BELIEVE ME –•– The Duprees (Coed)-6 (37)
40 20 FRANKIE AND JOHNNY –•– Sam Cooke (RCA Victor)-10 (14)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

48 34 MORE –•– Kai Winding and Orchestra (Verve)-13 (8)
49 31 PLEASE DON’T TALK TO THE LIFEGUARD –•– Diane Ray (Mercury)-9 (31)
50 24 CANDY GIRL –•– The Four Seasons (Vee-Jay)-13 (3)
51 30 I WANT TO STAY HERE –•– Steve and Eydie (Columbia)-11 (28)
52 38 MAKE THE WORLD GO AWAY –•– Timi Yuro (Liberty)-11 (24)
56 36 DANKE SCHOEN –•– Wayne Newton (Capitol)-12 (13)
61 33 FINGERTIPS (Part 2) –•– Little Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-15 (1)

POWER PLAYS

41 55 I’LL TAKE YOU HOME –•– The Drifters (Atlantic)-4 (41)
42 45 MORE –•– Vic Dana (Dolton)-8 (42)
43 44 BIRTHDAY PARTY –•– The Pixies Three (Mercury)-7 (43)
44 46 TREAT MY BABY GOOD –•– Bobby Darin (Capitol)-6 (44)
45 70 BLUE BAYOU –•– Roy Orbison (Monument)-3 (45)
46 64 FOOLS RUSH IN –•– Rick Nelson (Decca)-3 (46)
47 56 TWO TICKETS TO PARADISE –•– Brook Benton (Mercury)-4 (47)

NEW THIS WEEK

70 — YOU LOST THE SWEETEST BOY –•– Mary Wells (Motown)-1 (70)
74 — THE GRASS IS GREENER –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-1 (74)
81 — SHE’S A FOOL –•– Lesley Gore (Mercury)-1 (81)
82 — CROSS FIRE! –•– The Orlons (Cameo)-1 (82)
86 — IT’S ALL RIGHT –•– The Impressions (ABC-Paramount)-1 (86)
89 — STRANGE FEELING –•– Billy Stewart (Chess)-1 (89)
90 — (Down At) PAPA JOE’S –•– The Dixiebelles (Sound Stage 7)-1 (90)
91 — BLUE GUITAR –•– Richard Chamberlain (MGM)-1 (91)
93 — NIGHT LIFE –•– Rusty Draper (Monument)-1 (93)
94 — JENNY BROWN –•– The Smothers Brothers (Mercury)-1 (94)
95 — NICK TEEN AND AL K. HALL –•– Rolf Harris (Epic)-1 (95)
96 — SWEET IMPOSSIBLE YOU –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-1 (96)
97 — LITTLE EEFIN ANNIE –•– Joe Perkins (Sound Stage 7)-1 (97)
98 — EVERYBODY GO HOME –•– Eydie Gorme (Columbia)-1 (98)
99 — POINT PANIC –•– The Surfaris (Decca)-1 (99)
100 — LET’S MAKE LOVE TONIGHT –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 5th October, 1963

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

1 1 BLUE VELVET –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-9 (3 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 SALLY, GO ‘ROUND THE ROSES –•– The Jaynetts (Tuff)-6 (2)
3 3 BE MY BABY –•– The Ronettes (Philles)-6 (3)
4 19 SUGAR SHACK –•– Jimmy Gilmer and the Fireballs (Dot)-3 (4)
5 9 CRY BABY –•– Garnet Mimms and the Enchanters (United Artists)-8 (5)
6 5 MY BOYFRIEND’S BACK –•– The Angels (Smash)-10 (1)
7 7 WONDERFUL! WONDERFUL! –•– The Tymes (Parkway)-8 (7)
8 4 HEAT WAVE –•– Martha and the Vandellas (Gordy)-10 (4)
9 13 BUSTED –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-5 (9)
10 6 THEN HE KISSED ME –•– The Crystals (Philles)-8 (6)

11 8 MICKEY’S MONKEY –•– The Miracles (Tamla)-8 (8)
12 12 A WALKIN’ MIRACLE –•– The Essex Featuring Anita Humes (Roulette)-7 (12)
13 20 HONOLULU LULU –•– Jan and Dean (Liberty)-5 (13)
14 11 SURFER GIRL –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-10 (7)
15 10 IF I HAD A HAMMER –•– Trini Lopez (Reprise)-11 (3)
16 32 MEAN WOMAN BLUES –•– Roy Orbison (Monument)-5 (16)
17 33 DONNA THE PRIMA DONNA –•– Dion DiMucci (Columbia)-4 (17)
18 16 MARTIAN HOP –•– The Ran-Dells (Chairman)-10 (16)
19 24 PART TIME LOVE –•– Little Johnny Taylor (Galaxy)-8 (19)
20 15 LITTLE DEUCE COUPE –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-8 (15)

21 34 DON’T THINK TWICE, IT’S ALL RIGHT –•– Peter, Paul and Mary (Warner Brothers)-4 (21)
22 14 THE MONKEY TIME –•– Major Lance (Okeh)-13 (8)
23 29 I CAN’T STAY MAD AT YOU –•– Skeeter Davis (RCA Victor)-5 (23)
24 26 WHAM! –•– Lonnie Mack (Fraternity)-7 (24)
25 25 ONLY IN AMERICA –•– Jay and the Americans (United Artists)-8 (25)
26 31 TALK TO ME –•– Sunny and the Sunglows (Tear Drop)-5 (26)
27 30 BUST OUT –•– The Busters (Arlen)-5 (27)
28 35 THAT SUNDAY, THAT SUMMER –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-6 (28)
29 17 THE KIND OF BOY YOU CAN’T FORGET –•– The Raindrops (Jubilee)-9 (17)
30 21 PAINTED, TAINTED ROSE –•– Al Martino (Capitol)-11 (15)

31 38 HELLO HEARTACHE, GOODBYE LOVE –•– Little Peggy March (RCA Victor)-5 (31)
32 41 I’LL TAKE YOU HOME –•– The Drifters (Atlantic)-5 (32)
33 58 DEEP PURPLE –•– Nino Tempo and April Stevens (Atco)-4 (33)
34 46 FOOLS RUSH IN –•– Rick Nelson (Decca)-4 (34)
35 22 HEY, GIRL –•– Freddie Scott (Colpix)-11 (10)
36 47 TWO TICKETS TO PARADISE –•– Brook Benton (Mercury)-5 (36)
37 23 YOU CAN NEVER STOP ME LOVING YOU –•– Johnny Tillotson (Cadence)-9 (18)
38 69 WASHINGTON SQUARE –•– The Village Stompers (Epic)-3 (38)
39 28 MOCKINGBIRD –•– Inez Foxx with Charlie Foxx (Symbol)-16 (7)
40 43 BIRTHDAY PARTY –•– The Pixies Three (Mercury)-8 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

44 18 HELLO MUDDUH, HELLO FADDUH! (A Letter From Camp) –•– Allan Sherman (Warner Brothers)-10 (2)
45 27 HEY THERE LONELY BOY –•– Ruby and the Romantics (Kapp)-9 (27)
47 40 FRANKIE AND JOHNNY –•– Sam Cooke (RCA Victor)-11 (14)
49 36 BLOWIN’ IN THE WIND –•– Peter, Paul and Mary (Warner Brothers)-15 (2)
52 39 WHY DON’T YOU BELIEVE ME –•– The Duprees (Coed)-7 (37)
55 37 DENISE –•– Randy and the Rainbows (Rust)-17 (10)

POWER PLAYS

41 45 BLUE BAYOU –•– Roy Orbison (Monument)-4 (41)
42 42 MORE –•– Vic Dana (Dolton)-9 (42)
43 44 TREAT MY BABY GOOD –•– Bobby Darin (Capitol)-7 (43)
46 74 THE GRASS IS GREENER –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-2 (46)
48 59 A LOVE SO FINE –•– The Chiffons (Laurie)-5 (59)
50 70 YOU LOST THE SWEETEST BOY –•– Mary Wells (Motown)-2 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

63 — WORKOUT STEVIE, WORKOUT –•– Little Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-1 (63)
66 — MONKEY-SHINE –•– Bill Black’s Combo (Hi)-1 (66)
69 — MISTY –•– Lloyd Price (Double-L)-1 (69)
74 — TWO SIDES (To Every Story) –•– Etta James (Argo)-1 (74)
79 — THE FIRST DAY BACK AT SCHOOL –•– Paul and Paula (Philips)-1 (79)
80 — WALKING THE DOG –•– Rufus Thomas (Stax)-1 (80)
89 — I’M LEAVING IT UP TO YOU –•– Dale and Grace (Montel/Michelle)-1 (89)
90 — WILD –•– Dee Dee Sharp (Cameo)-1 (90)
92 — TOYS IN THE ATTIC –•– Jack Jones (Kapp)-1 (92)
93 — WHERE DID THE GOOD TIMES GO –•– Dick and DeeDee (Warner Brothers)-1 (93)
94 — NEW MEXICAN ROSE –•– The Four Seasons (Vee-Jay)-1 (94)
95 — TOYS IN THE ATTIC –•– Joe Sherman, His Orchestra and Chorus (World Artists)-1 (95)
96 — 500 MILES AWAY FROM HOME –•– Bobby Bare (RCA Victor)-1 (96)
99 — THAT’S THE ONLY WAY –•– The Four Seasons (Vee-Jay)-1 (99)
100 — MICHAEL (Part 1) –•– Steve Alaimo (Checker)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 12th October, 1963

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

1 4 SUGAR SHACK –•– Jimmy Gilmer and the Fireballs (Dot)-4 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 3 BE MY BABY –•– The Ronettes (Philles)-7 (2)
3 1 BLUE VELVET –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-10 (1)
4 5 CRY BABY –•– Garnet Mimms and the Enchanters (United Artists)-9 (4)
5 2 SALLY, GO ‘ROUND THE ROSES –•– The Jaynetts (Tuff)-7 (2)
6 9 BUSTED –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-6 (6)
7 6 MY BOYFRIEND’S BACK –•– The Angels (Smash)-11 (1)
8 16 MEAN WOMAN BLUES –•– Roy Orbison (Monument)-6 (8)
9 8 HEAT WAVE –•– Martha and the Vandellas (Gordy)-11 (4)
10 17 DONNA THE PRIMA DONNA –•– Dion DiMucci (Columbia)-5 (10)

11 13 HONOLULU LULU –•– Jan and Dean (Liberty)-6 (11)
12 7 WONDERFUL! WONDERFUL! –•– The Tymes (Parkway)-9 (7)
13 28 THAT SUNDAY, THAT SUMMER –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-7 (13)
14 21 DON’T THINK TWICE, IT’S ALL RIGHT –•– Peter, Paul and Mary (Warner Brothers)-5 (14)
15 14 SURFER GIRL –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-11 (7)
16 10 THEN HE KISSED ME –•– The Crystals (Philles)-9 (6)
17 11 MICKEY’S MONKEY –•– The Miracles (Tamla)-9 (8)
18 23 I CAN’T STAY MAD AT YOU –•– Skeeter Davis (RCA Victor)-6 (18)
19 19 PART TIME LOVE –•– Little Johnny Taylor (Galaxy)-9 (19)
20 33 DEEP PURPLE –•– Nino Tempo and April Stevens (Atco)-5 (20)

21 26 TALK TO ME –•– Sunny and the Sunglows (Tear Drop)-6 (21)
22 12 A WALKIN’ MIRACLE –•– The Essex Featuring Anita Humes (Roulette)-8 (12)
23 38 WASHINGTON SQUARE –•– The Village Stompers (Epic)-4 (23)
24 18 MARTIAN HOP –•– The Ran-Dells (Chairman)-11 (16)
25 27 BUST OUT –•– The Busters (Arlen)-6 (25)
26 34 FOOLS RUSH IN –•– Rick Nelson (Decca)-5 (26)
27 15 IF I HAD A HAMMER –•– Trini Lopez (Reprise)-12 (3)
28 31 HELLO HEARTACHE, GOODBYE LOVE –•– Little Peggy March (RCA Victor)-6 (28)
29 32 I’LL TAKE YOU HOME –•– The Drifters (Atlantic)-6 (29)
30 20 LITTLE DEUCE COUPE –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-9 (15)

31 41 BLUE BAYOU –•– Roy Orbison (Monument)-5 (31)
32 54 MARIA ELENA –•– Los Indios Tabajaras (RCA Victor)-4 (32)
33 22 THE MONKEY TIME –•– Major Lance (Okeh)-14 (8)
34 36 TWO TICKETS TO PARADISE –•– Brook Benton (Mercury)-6 (34)
35 58 IT’S ALL RIGHT –•– The Impressions (ABC-Paramount)-3 (35)
36 46 THE GRASS IS GREENER –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-3 (36)
37 25 ONLY IN AMERICA –•– Jay and the Americans (United Artists)-9 (25)
38 29 THE KIND OF BOY YOU CAN’T FORGET –•– The Raindrops (Jubilee)-10 (17)
39 50 YOU LOST THE SWEETEST BOY –•– Mary Wells (Motown)-3 (39)
40 24 WHAM! –•– Lonnie Mack (Fraternity)-8 (24)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

41 30 PAINTED, TAINTED ROSE –•– Al Martino (Capitol)-12 (15)
43 37 YOU CAN NEVER STOP ME LOVING YOU –•– Johnny Tillotson (Cadence)-10 (18)
47 35 HEY, GIRL –•– Freddie Scott (Colpix)-12 (10)
48 40 BIRTHDAY PARTY –•– The Pixies Three (Mercury)-9 (40)
51 39 MOCKINGBIRD –•– Inez Foxx with Charlie Foxx (Symbol)-17 (7)

POWER PLAYS

42 48 A LOVE SO FINE –•– The Chiffons (Laurie)-6 (42)
44 42 MORE –•– Vic Dana (Dolton)-10 (42)
45 56 CROSS FIRE! –•– The Orlons (Cameo)-3 (45)
46 59 SHE’S A FOOL –•– Lesley Gore (Mercury)-3 (46)
49 63 WORKOUT STEVIE, WORKOUT –•– Little Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-2 (49)
50 51 BETTY IN BERMUDAS –•– The Dovells (Parkway)-7 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

68 — EVERYBODY –•– Tommy Roe (ABC-Paramount)-1 (68)
81 — SPEED BALL –•– Ray Stevens (Mercury)-1 (81)
86 — YOUR TEENAGE DREAMS –•– Johnny Mathis (Mercury)-1 (86)
89 — BETTER TO GIVE THAN RECEIVE –•– Joe Hinton (Back Beat)-1 (89)
90 — DETROIT CITY NO. 2 –•– Ben Colder (MGM)-1 (90)
92 — COME BACK –•– Johnny Mathis (Mercury)-1 (92)
93 — CUANDO CALIENTA EL SOL (When the Sun Is Hot) –•– Steve Allen and His Orchestra with Copacabana Trio (Dot)-1 (93)
94 — GOTTA TRAVEL ON –•– Timi Yuro (Liberty)-1 (94)
95 — COWBOY BOOTS –•– Dave Dudley (Golden Ring)-1 (95)
96 — SIGNED, SEALED, AND DELIVERED –•– James Brown and the Famous Flames (King)-1 (96)
97 — LONELY DRIFTER –•– The O’Jays (Imperial)-2 (93)
98 — TWO-TEN, SIX-EIGHTEEN (Doesn’t Anybody Know My Name) –•– Jimmie Rodgers (Dot)-1 (98)
99 — DON’T WAIT TOO LONG –•– Tony Bennett (Columbia)-1 (99)
100 — HEY LONELY ONE –•– Baby Washington (Sue)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 19th October, 1963

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

1 1 SUGAR SHACK –•– Jimmy Gilmer and the Fireballs (Dot)-5 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 BE MY BABY –•– The Ronettes (Philles)-8 (2)
3 3 BLUE VELVET –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-11 (1)
4 6 BUSTED –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-7 (4)
5 4 CRY BABY –•– Garnet Mimms and the Enchanters (United Artists)-10 (4)
6 5 SALLY, GO ‘ROUND THE ROSES –•– The Jaynetts (Tuff)-8 (2)
7 8 MEAN WOMAN BLUES –•– Roy Orbison (Monument)-7 (7)
8 10 DONNA THE PRIMA DONNA –•– Dion DiMucci (Columbia)-6 (8)
9 20 DEEP PURPLE –•– Nino Tempo and April Stevens (Atco)-6 (9)
10 14 DON’T THINK TWICE, IT’S ALL RIGHT –•– Peter, Paul and Mary (Warner Brothers)-6 (10)

11 11 HONOLULU LULU –•– Jan and Dean (Liberty)-7 (11)
12 18 I CAN’T STAY MAD AT YOU –•– Skeeter Davis (RCA Victor)-7 (12)
13 13 THAT SUNDAY, THAT SUMMER –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-8 (13)
14 26 FOOLS RUSH IN –•– Rick Nelson (Decca)-6 (14)
15 7 MY BOYFRIEND’S BACK –•– The Angels (Smash)-12 (1)
16 21 TALK TO ME –•– Sunny and the Sunglows (Tear Drop)-7 (16)
17 23 WASHINGTON SQUARE –•– The Village Stompers (Epic)-5 (17)
18 9 HEAT WAVE –•– Martha and the Vandellas (Gordy)-12 (4)
19 16 THEN HE KISSED ME –•– The Crystals (Philles)-10 (6)
20 15 SURFER GIRL –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-12 (7)

21 32 MARIA ELENA –•– Los Indios Tabajaras (RCA Victor)-5 (21)
22 19 PART TIME LOVE –•– Little Johnny Taylor (Galaxy)-10 (19)
23 17 MICKEY’S MONKEY –•– The Miracles (Tamla)-10 (8)
24 35 IT’S ALL RIGHT –•– The Impressions (ABC-Paramount)-4 (24)
25 29 I’LL TAKE YOU HOME –•– The Drifters (Atlantic)-7 (25)
26 28 HELLO HEARTACHE, GOODBYE LOVE –•– Little Peggy March (RCA Victor)-7 (26)
27 12 WONDERFUL! WONDERFUL! –•– The Tymes (Parkway)-10 (7)
28 45 CROSS FIRE! –•– The Orlons (Cameo)-4 (28)
29 31 BLUE BAYOU –•– Roy Orbison (Monument)-6 (29)
30 36 THE GRASS IS GREENER –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-4 (30)

31 46 SHE’S A FOOL –•– Lesley Gore (Mercury)-4 (31)
32 34 TWO TICKETS TO PARADISE –•– Brook Benton (Mercury)-7 (32)
33 30 LITTLE DEUCE COUPE –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-10 (15)
34 22 A WALKIN’ MIRACLE –•– The Essex Featuring Anita Humes (Roulette)-9 (12)
35 39 YOU LOST THE SWEETEST BOY –•– Mary Wells (Motown)-4 (35)
36 25 BUST OUT –•– The Busters (Arlen)-7 (25)
37 49 WORKOUT STEVIE, WORKOUT –•– Little Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-3 (37)
38 27 IF I HAD A HAMMER –•– Trini Lopez (Reprise)-13 (3)
39 24 MARTIAN HOP –•– The Ran-Dells (Chairman)-12 (16)
40 42 A LOVE SO FINE –•– The Chiffons (Laurie)-7 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

42 37 ONLY IN AMERICA –•– Jay and the Americans (United Artists)-10 (25)
44 33 THE MONKEY TIME –•– Major Lance (Okeh)-15 (8)
54 38 THE KIND OF BOY YOU CAN’T FORGET –•– The Raindrops (Jubilee)-11 (17)
59 40 WHAM! –•– Lonnie Mack (Fraternity)-9 (24)

POWER PLAYS

41 56 MISTY –•– Lloyd Price (Double-L)-3 (41)
43 53 RED SAILS IN THE SUNSET –•– Fats Domino (ABC-Paramount)-5 (43)
45 57 CRY TO ME –•– Betty Harris (Jubilee)-5 (45)
46 73 (Down At) PAPA JOE’S –•– The Dixiebelles (Sound Stage 7)-4 (46)
47 65 I’M LEAVING IT UP TO YOU –•– Dale and Grace (Montel/Michelle)-3 (47)
48 71 500 MILES AWAY FROM HOME –•– Bobby Bare (RCA Victor)-3 (48)
49 66 DOWN THE AISLE (Wedding Song) –•– Patti LaBelle and Her Blue Belles (Newtown)-6 (49)
50 79 NEW MEXICAN ROSE –•– The Four Seasons (Vee-Jay)-3 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

72 — WITCHCRAFT –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-1 (72)
74 — HEY LITTLE GIRL –•– Major Lance (Okeh)-1 (74)
77 — BOSSA NOVA BABY –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-1 (77)
79 — YOUR OTHER LOVE –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-1 (79)
81 — WALKING PROUD –•– Steve Lawrence (Columbia)-1 (81)
83 — I WONDER WHAT SHE’S DOING TONIGHT –•– Barry and the Tamerlanes (Valiant)-1 (83)
84 — I’M CRAZY ‘BOUT MY BABY –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-1 (84)
87 — WHAT’S EASY FOR TWO IS SO HARD FOR ONE –•– Mary Wells (Motown)-1 (87)
90 — A FINE FINE BOY –•– Darlene Love (Philles)-1 (90)
91 — FUNNY HOW TIME SLIPS AWAY –•– Johnny Tillotson (Cadence)-1 (91)
96 — IT’S A MAD, MAD, MAD, MAD WORLD –•– The Shirelles (Scepter)-1 (96)
97 — CAN I GET A WITNESS –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-1 (97)
98 — DEAR ABBY –•– The Hearts (Tuff)-1 (98)
99 — TWENTY FOUR HOURS FROM TULSA –•– Gene Pitney (Musicor)-1 (99)
100 — REACH OUT FOR ME –•– Lou Johnson (Big Top)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 26th October, 1963

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

1 1 SUGAR SHACK –•– Jimmy Gilmer and the Fireballs (Dot)-6 (3 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 BE MY BABY –•– The Ronettes (Philles)-9 (2)
3 9 DEEP PURPLE –•– Nino Tempo and April Stevens (Atco)-7 (3)
4 4 BUSTED –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-8 (4)
5 3 BLUE VELVET –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-12 (1)
6 8 DONNA THE PRIMA DONNA –•– Dion DiMucci (Columbia)-7 (6)
7 7 MEAN WOMAN BLUES –•– Roy Orbison (Monument)-8 (7)
8 17 WASHINGTON SQUARE –•– The Village Stompers (Epic)-6 (8)
9 10 DON’T THINK TWICE, IT’S ALL RIGHT –•– Peter, Paul and Mary (Warner Brothers)-7 (9)
10 5 CRY BABY –•– Garnet Mimms and the Enchanters (United Artists)-11 (4)

11 16 TALK TO ME –•– Sunny and the Sunglows (Tear Drop)-8 (11)
12 12 I CAN’T STAY MAD AT YOU –•– Skeeter Davis (RCA Victor)-8 (12)
13 13 THAT SUNDAY, THAT SUMMER –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-9 (13)
14 14 FOOLS RUSH IN –•– Rick Nelson (Decca)-7 (14)
15 24 IT’S ALL RIGHT –•– The Impressions (ABC-Paramount)-5 (15)
16 11 HONOLULU LULU –•– Jan and Dean (Liberty)-8 (11)
17 6 SALLY, GO ‘ROUND THE ROSES –•– The Jaynetts (Tuff)-9 (2)
18 21 MARIA ELENA –•– Los Indios Tabajaras (RCA Victor)-6 (18)
19 47 I’M LEAVING IT UP TO YOU –•– Dale and Grace (Montel/Michelle)-4 (19)
20 31 SHE’S A FOOL –•– Lesley Gore (Mercury)-5 (20)

21 30 THE GRASS IS GREENER –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-5 (21)
22 28 CROSS FIRE! –•– The Orlons (Cameo)-5 (22)
23 46 (Down At) PAPA JOE’S –•– The Dixiebelles (Sound Stage 7)-5 (23)
24 20 SURFER GIRL –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-13 (7)
25 15 MY BOYFRIEND’S BACK –•– The Angels (Smash)-13 (1)
26 22 PART TIME LOVE –•– Little Johnny Taylor (Galaxy)-11 (19)
27 18 HEAT WAVE –•– Martha and the Vandellas (Gordy)-13 (4)
28 25 I’LL TAKE YOU HOME –•– The Drifters (Atlantic)-8 (25)
29 35 YOU LOST THE SWEETEST BOY –•– Mary Wells (Motown)-5 (29)
30 53 EVERYBODY –•– Tommy Roe (ABC-Paramount)-3 (30)

31 23 MICKEY’S MONKEY –•– The Miracles (Tamla)-11 (8)
32 19 THEN HE KISSED ME –•– The Crystals (Philles)-11 (6)
33 29 BLUE BAYOU –•– Roy Orbison (Monument)-7 (29)
34 36 BUST OUT –•– The Busters (Arlen)-8 (25)
35 32 TWO TICKETS TO PARADISE –•– Brook Benton (Mercury)-8 (32)
36 37 WORKOUT STEVIE, WORKOUT –•– Little Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-4 (36)
37 48 500 MILES AWAY FROM HOME –•– Bobby Bare (RCA Victor)-4 (37)
38 41 MISTY –•– Lloyd Price (Double-L)-4 (38)
39 43 RED SAILS IN THE SUNSET –•– Fats Domino (ABC-Paramount)-6 (39)
40 45 CRY TO ME –•– Betty Harris (Jubilee)-6 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

42 26 HELLO HEARTACHE, GOODBYE LOVE –•– Little Peggy March (RCA Victor)-8 (26)
44 40 A LOVE SO FINE –•– The Chiffons (Laurie)-8 (40)
45 33 LITTLE DEUCE COUPE –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-11 (15)
46 27 WONDERFUL! WONDERFUL! –•– The Tymes (Parkway)-11 (7)
51 38 IF I HAD A HAMMER –•– Trini Lopez (Reprise)-14 (3)
52 34 A WALKIN’ MIRACLE –•– The Essex Featuring Anita Humes (Roulette)-10 (12)
53 39 MARTIAN HOP –•– The Ran-Dells (Chairman)-13 (16)

POWER PLAYS

41 77 BOSSA NOVA BABY –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-2 (41)
43 50 NEW MEXICAN ROSE –•– The Four Seasons (Vee-Jay)-4 (43)
47 49 DOWN THE AISLE (Wedding Song) –•– Patti LaBelle and Her Blue Belles (Newtown)-7 (47)
48 52 WALKING THE DOG –•– Rufus Thomas (Stax)-4 (48)
49 42 ONLY IN AMERICA –•– Jay and the Americans (United Artists)-11 (25)
50 60 WILD –•– Dee Dee Sharp (Cameo)-4 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

71 — I ADORE HIM –•– The Angels (Smash)-1 (71)
73 — LITTLE RED ROOSTER –•– Sam Cooke (RCA Victor)-1 (73)
81 — SATURDAY NIGHT –•– The New Christy Minstrels (Columbia)-1 (81)
84 — YOUNG WINGS CAN FLY (Higher Than You Know) –•– Ruby and the Romantics (Kapp)-1 (84)
86 — THE MATADOR –•– Johnny Cash (Columbia)-1 (86)
90 — LIVING A LIE –•– Al Martino (Capitol)-1 (90)
95 — SHIRL GIRL –•– Wayne Newton (Capitol)-1 (95)
97 — UNCHAINED MELODY –•– Vito and the Salutations (Herald)-1 (97)
98 — THE SCAVENGER –•– Dick Dale and the Del-Tones (Capitol)-1 (98)
99 — SINCE I FELL FOR YOU –•– Lenny Welch (Cadence)-1 (99)
100 — JENNY BROWN –•– The Smothers Brothers (Mercury)-4 (84)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 2nd November, 1963

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

1 1 SUGAR SHACK –•– Jimmy Gilmer and the Fireballs (Dot)-7 (4 weeks at #1) (1)
2 3 DEEP PURPLE –•– Nino Tempo and April Stevens (Atco)-8 (2)
3 8 WASHINGTON SQUARE –•– The Village Stompers (Epic)-7 (3)
4 4 BUSTED –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-9 (4)
5 7 MEAN WOMAN BLUES –•– Roy Orbison (Monument)-9 (5)
6 6 DONNA THE PRIMA DONNA –•– Dion DiMucci (Columbia)-8 (6)
7 12 I CAN’T STAY MAD AT YOU –•– Skeeter Davis (RCA Victor)-9 (7)
8 2 BE MY BABY –•– The Ronettes (Philles)-10 (2)
9 15 IT’S ALL RIGHT –•– The Impressions (ABC-Paramount)-6 (9)
10 18 MARIA ELENA –•– Los Indios Tabajaras (RCA Victor)-7 (10)

11 19 I’M LEAVING IT UP TO YOU –•– Dale and Grace (Montel/Michelle)-5 (11)
12 13 THAT SUNDAY, THAT SUMMER –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-10 (12)
13 14 FOOLS RUSH IN –•– Rick Nelson (Decca)-8 (13)
14 11 TALK TO ME –•– Sunny and the Sunglows (Tear Drop)-9 (11)
15 5 BLUE VELVET –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-13 (1)
16 20 SHE’S A FOOL –•– Lesley Gore (Mercury)-6 (16)
17 10 CRY BABY –•– Garnet Mimms and the Enchanters (United Artists)-12 (4)
18 9 DON’T THINK TWICE, IT’S ALL RIGHT –•– Peter, Paul and Mary (Warner Brothers)-8 (9)
19 22 CROSS FIRE! –•– The Orlons (Cameo)-6 (19)
20 21 THE GRASS IS GREENER –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-6 (20)

21 23 (Down At) PAPA JOE’S –•– The Dixiebelles (Sound Stage 7)-6 (21)
22 30 EVERYBODY –•– Tommy Roe (ABC-Paramount)-4 (22)
23 37 500 MILES AWAY FROM HOME –•– Bobby Bare (RCA Victor)-5 (23)
24 29 YOU LOST THE SWEETEST BOY –•– Mary Wells (Motown)-6 (24)
25 41 BOSSA NOVA BABY –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-3 (25)
26 38 MISTY –•– Lloyd Price (Double-L)-5 (26)
27 16 HONOLULU LULU –•– Jan and Dean (Liberty)-9 (11)
28 48 WALKING THE DOG –•– Rufus Thomas (Stax)-5 (28)
29 26 PART TIME LOVE –•– Little Johnny Taylor (Galaxy)-12 (19)
30 33 BLUE BAYOU –•– Roy Orbison (Monument)-8 (29)

31 40 CRY TO ME –•– Betty Harris (Jubilee)-7 (31)
32 17 SALLY, GO ‘ROUND THE ROSES –•– The Jaynetts (Tuff)-10 (2)
33 36 WORKOUT STEVIE, WORKOUT –•– Little Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-5 (33)
34 28 I’LL TAKE YOU HOME –•– The Drifters (Atlantic)-9 (25)
35 39 RED SAILS IN THE SUNSET –•– Fats Domino (ABC-Paramount)-7 (35)
36 43 NEW MEXICAN ROSE –•– The Four Seasons (Vee-Jay)-5 (36)
37 35 TWO TICKETS TO PARADISE –•– Brook Benton (Mercury)-9 (32)
38 50 WILD –•– Dee Dee Sharp (Cameo)-5 (38)
39 62 HEY LITTLE GIRL –•– Major Lance (Okeh)-3 (39)
40 47 DOWN THE AISLE (Wedding Song) –•– Patti LaBelle and Her Blue Belles (Newtown)-8 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

42 24 SURFER GIRL –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-14 (7)
43 31 MICKEY’S MONKEY –•– The Miracles (Tamla)-12 (8)
46 27 HEAT WAVE –•– Martha and the Vandellas (Gordy)-14 (4)
49 32 THEN HE KISSED ME –•– The Crystals (Philles)-12 (6)
53 34 BUST OUT –•– The Busters (Arlen)-9 (25)
60 25 MY BOYFRIEND’S BACK –•– The Angels (Smash)-14 (1)

POWER PLAYS

41 56 YOUR OTHER LOVE –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-3 (41)
44 73 LITTLE RED ROOSTER –•– Sam Cooke (RCA Victor)-2 (44)
45 57 WITCHCRAFT –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-3 (45)
47 54 MONKEY-SHINE –•– Bill Black’s Combo (Hi)-5 (47)
48 69 WALKING PROUD –•– Steve Lawrence (Columbia)-3 (48)
50 67 I WONDER WHAT SHE’S DOING TONIGHT –•– Barry and the Tamerlanes (Valiant)-3 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

66 — WONDERFUL SUMMER –•– Robin Ward (Dot)-1 (66)
71 — LODDY LO –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-1 (71)
82 — WIVES AND LOVERS –•– Jack Jones (Kapp)-1 (82)
83 — BE TRUE TO YOUR SCHOOL –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-1 (83)
84 — YOU DON’T HAVE TO BE A BABY TO CRY –•– The Caravelles (Smash)-1 (84)
86 — IN MY ROOM –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-1 (86)
88 — ANY OTHER WAY –•– Chuck Jackson (Wand)-1 (88)
89 — YOU’RE GOOD FOR ME –•– Solomon Burke (Atlantic)-1 (89)
90 — I COULD HAVE DANCED ALL NIGHT –•– Ben E. King (Atco)-1 (90)
91 — TRA LA LA LA SUZY –•– Dean and Jean (Rust)-1 (91)
92 — MISERY –•– The Dynamics (Big Top)-1 (92)
96 — THEME FROM “ANY NUMBER CAN WIN” –•– Jimmy Smith (Verve)-1 (96)
97 — 31 FLAVORS –•– The Shirelles (Scepter)-1 (97)
98 — I GOT A WOMAN –•– Freddie Scott (Colpix)-1 (98)
99 — CROSSFIRE TIME –•– Dee Clark (Constellation)-1 (99)
100 — SUE’S GOTTA BE MINE –•– Del Shannon (Berlee)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 9th November, 1963

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

1 1 SUGAR SHACK –•– Jimmy Gilmer and the Fireballs (Dot)-8 (5 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 DEEP PURPLE –•– Nino Tempo and April Stevens (Atco)-9 (2)
3 3 WASHINGTON SQUARE –•– The Village Stompers (Epic)-8 (3)
4 9 IT’S ALL RIGHT –•– The Impressions (ABC-Paramount)-7 (4)
5 5 MEAN WOMAN BLUES –•– Roy Orbison (Monument)-10 (5)
6 11 I’M LEAVING IT UP TO YOU –•– Dale and Grace (Montel/Michelle)-6 (6)
7 10 MARIA ELENA –•– Los Indios Tabajaras (RCA Victor)-8 (7)
8 4 BUSTED –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-10 (4)
9 25 BOSSA NOVA BABY –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-4 (9)
10 7 I CAN’T STAY MAD AT YOU –•– Skeeter Davis (RCA Victor)-10 (7)

11 16 SHE’S A FOOL –•– Lesley Gore (Mercury)-7 (11)
12 13 FOOLS RUSH IN –•– Rick Nelson (Decca)-9 (12)
13 6 DONNA THE PRIMA DONNA –•– Dion DiMucci (Columbia)-9 (6)
14 22 EVERYBODY –•– Tommy Roe (ABC-Paramount)-5 (14)
15 23 500 MILES AWAY FROM HOME –•– Bobby Bare (RCA Victor)-6 (15)
16 12 THAT SUNDAY, THAT SUMMER –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-11 (12)
17 20 THE GRASS IS GREENER –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-7 (17)
18 14 TALK TO ME –•– Sunny and the Sunglows (Tear Drop)-10 (11)
19 21 (Down At) PAPA JOE’S –•– The Dixiebelles (Sound Stage 7)-7 (19)
20 8 BE MY BABY –•– The Ronettes (Philles)-11 (2)

21 19 CROSS FIRE! –•– The Orlons (Cameo)-7 (19)
22 24 YOU LOST THE SWEETEST BOY –•– Mary Wells (Motown)-7 (22)
23 26 MISTY –•– Lloyd Price (Double-L)-6 (23)
24 31 CRY TO ME –•– Betty Harris (Jubilee)-8 (24)
25 28 WALKING THE DOG –•– Rufus Thomas (Stax)-6 (25)
26 15 BLUE VELVET –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-14 (1)
27 18 DON’T THINK TWICE, IT’S ALL RIGHT –•– Peter, Paul and Mary (Warner Brothers)-9 (9)
28 17 CRY BABY –•– Garnet Mimms and the Enchanters (United Artists)-13 (4)
29 39 HEY LITTLE GIRL –•– Major Lance (Okeh)-4 (29)
30 48 WALKING PROUD –•– Steve Lawrence (Columbia)-4 (30)

31 44 LITTLE RED ROOSTER –•– Sam Cooke (RCA Victor)-3 (31)
32 41 YOUR OTHER LOVE –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-4 (32)
33 38 WILD –•– Dee Dee Sharp (Cameo)-6 (33)
34 30 BLUE BAYOU –•– Roy Orbison (Monument)-9 (29)
35 27 HONOLULU LULU –•– Jan and Dean (Liberty)-10 (11)
36 45 WITCHCRAFT –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-4 (36)
37 40 DOWN THE AISLE (Wedding Song) –•– Patti LaBelle and Her Blue Belles (Newtown)-9 (37)
38 33 WORKOUT STEVIE, WORKOUT –•– Little Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-6 (33)
39 52 I ADORE HIM –•– The Angels (Smash)-3 (39)
40 36 NEW MEXICAN ROSE –•– The Four Seasons (Vee-Jay)-6 (36)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

45 35 RED SAILS IN THE SUNSET –•– Fats Domino (ABC-Paramount)-8 (35)
46 34 I’LL TAKE YOU HOME –•– The Drifters (Atlantic)-10 (25)
52 32 SALLY, GO ‘ROUND THE ROSES –•– The Jaynetts (Tuff)-11 (2)
55 37 TWO TICKETS TO PARADISE –•– Brook Benton (Mercury)-10 (32)
60 29 PART TIME LOVE –•– Little Johnny Taylor (Galaxy)-13 (19)

POWER PLAYS

41 58 SATURDAY NIGHT –•– The New Christy Minstrels (Columbia)-3 (41)
42 55 BLUE GUITAR –•– Richard Chamberlain (MGM)-7 (42)
43 54 TWENTY FOUR HOURS FROM TULSA –•– Gene Pitney (Musicor)-4 (43)
44 50 I WONDER WHAT SHE’S DOING TONIGHT –•– Barry and the Tamerlanes (Valiant)-4 (44)
47 61 THE MATADOR –•– Johnny Cash (Columbia)-3 (47)
48 74 LIVING A LIE –•– Al Martino (Capitol)-3 (48)
49 51 POINT PANIC –•– The Surfaris (Decca)-7 (49)
50 47 MONKEY-SHINE –•– Bill Black’s Combo (Hi)-6 (47)

NEW THIS WEEK

64 — DOMINIQUE –•– The Singing Nun (Philips)-1 (64)
76 — HAVE YOU HEARD –•– The Duprees featuring Joey Vann (Coed)-1 (76)
79 — MIDNIGHT MARY –•– Joey Powers (Amy)-1 (79)
82 — THE BOY NEXT DOOR –•– The Secrets (Philips)-1 (82)
83 — LOUIE LOUIE –•– The Kingsmen (Wand)-1 (83)
84 — YESTERDAY AND YOU (Armen’s Theme) –•– Bobby Vee (Liberty)-1 (84)
86 — DAWN –•– David Rockingham Trio (Josie)-1 (86)
90 — WE SHALL OVERCOME –•– Joan Baez (Vanguard)-1 (90)
91 — TALK BACK TREMBLING LIPS –•– Johnny Tillotson (MGM)-1 (91)
93 — SALTWATER TAFFY –•– Morty Jay and the Surferin’ Cats (Legend)-1 (93)
94 — FORGET HIM –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-1 (94)
95 — WHEN THE BOY’S HAPPY (The Girl’s Happy Too) –•– The Four Pennies (The Chiffons) (Rust)-1 (95)
96 — STOP MONKEYIN’ AROUN’ –•– The Dovells (Parkway)-1 (96)
97 — I AM A WITNESS –•– Tommy Hunt (Scepter)-1 (97)
98 — I’M DOWN TO MY LAST HEARTBREAK –•– Wilson Pickett (Double-L)-1 (98)
99 — LONG TALL TEXAN –•– Murry Kellum (M.O.C.)-1 (99)
100 — AS LONG AS I KNOW HE’S MINE –•– The Marvelettes (Tamla)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 16th November, 1963

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

1 2 DEEP PURPLE –•– Nino Tempo and April Stevens (Atco)-10 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 1 SUGAR SHACK –•– Jimmy Gilmer and the Fireballs (Dot)-9 (1)
3 3 WASHINGTON SQUARE –•– The Village Stompers (Epic)-9 (3)
4 6 I’M LEAVING IT UP TO YOU –•– Dale and Grace (Montel/Michelle)-7 (4)
5 4 IT’S ALL RIGHT –•– The Impressions (ABC-Paramount)-8 (4)
6 7 MARIA ELENA –•– Los Indios Tabajaras (RCA Victor)-9 (6)
7 11 SHE’S A FOOL –•– Lesley Gore (Mercury)-8 (7)
8 9 BOSSA NOVA BABY –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-5 (8)
9 14 EVERYBODY –•– Tommy Roe (ABC-Paramount)-6 (9)
10 15 500 MILES AWAY FROM HOME –•– Bobby Bare (RCA Victor)-7 (10)

11 5 MEAN WOMAN BLUES –•– Roy Orbison (Monument)-11 (5)
12 10 I CAN’T STAY MAD AT YOU –•– Skeeter Davis (RCA Victor)-11 (7)
13 12 FOOLS RUSH IN –•– Rick Nelson (Decca)-10 (12)
14 8 BUSTED –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-11 (4)
15 25 WALKING THE DOG –•– Rufus Thomas (Stax)-7 (15)
16 19 (Down At) PAPA JOE’S –•– The Dixiebelles (Sound Stage 7)-8 (16)
17 13 DONNA THE PRIMA DONNA –•– Dion DiMucci (Columbia)-10 (6)
18 29 HEY LITTLE GIRL –•– Major Lance (Okeh)-5 (18)
19 64 DOMINIQUE –•– The Singing Nun (Philips)-2 (19)
20 18 TALK TO ME –•– Sunny and the Sunglows (Tear Drop)-11 (11)

21 23 MISTY –•– Lloyd Price (Double-L)-7 (21)
22 20 BE MY BABY –•– The Ronettes (Philles)-12 (2)
23 24 CRY TO ME –•– Betty Harris (Jubilee)-9 (23)
24 22 YOU LOST THE SWEETEST BOY –•– Mary Wells (Motown)-8 (22)
25 31 LITTLE RED ROOSTER –•– Sam Cooke (RCA Victor)-4 (25)
26 43 TWENTY FOUR HOURS FROM TULSA –•– Gene Pitney (Musicor)-5 (26)
27 16 THAT SUNDAY, THAT SUMMER –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-12 (12)
28 30 WALKING PROUD –•– Steve Lawrence (Columbia)-5 (28)
29 32 YOUR OTHER LOVE –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-5 (29)
30 21 CROSS FIRE! –•– The Orlons (Cameo)-8 (19)

31 41 SATURDAY NIGHT –•– The New Christy Minstrels (Columbia)-4 (31)
32 36 WITCHCRAFT –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-5 (32)
33 33 WILD –•– Dee Dee Sharp (Cameo)-7 (33)
34 53 WONDERFUL SUMMER –•– Robin Ward (Dot)-3 (34)
35 39 I ADORE HIM –•– The Angels (Smash)-4 (35)
36 48 LIVING A LIE –•– Al Martino (Capitol)-4 (36)
37 27 DON’T THINK TWICE, IT’S ALL RIGHT –•– Peter, Paul and Mary (Warner Brothers)-10 (9)
38 44 I WONDER WHAT SHE’S DOING TONIGHT –•– Barry and the Tamerlanes (Valiant)-5 (38)
39 28 CRY BABY –•– Garnet Mimms and the Enchanters (United Artists)-14 (4)
40 37 DOWN THE AISLE (Wedding Song) –•– Patti LaBelle and Her Blue Belles (Newtown)-10 (37)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

42 17 THE GRASS IS GREENER –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-8 (17)
48 34 BLUE BAYOU –•– Roy Orbison (Monument)-10 (29)
49 26 BLUE VELVET –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-15 (1)
51 40 NEW MEXICAN ROSE –•– The Four Seasons (Vee-Jay)-7 (36)

POWER PLAYS

41 56 YOU DON’T HAVE TO BE A BABY TO CRY –•– The Caravelles (Smash)-3 (41)
43 66 SINCE I FELL FOR YOU –•– Lenny Welch (Cadence)-4 (43)
44 69 BE TRUE TO YOUR SCHOOL –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-3 (44)
45 63 LODDY LO –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-3 (45)
46 47 THE MATADOR –•– Johnny Cash (Columbia)-4 (46)
47 58 CAN I GET A WITNESS –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-5 (47)
50 51 FUNNY HOW TIME SLIPS AWAY –•– Johnny Tillotson (Cadence)-5 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

73 — DRIP DROP –•– Dion DiMucci (Columbia)-1 (73)
80 — BAD GIRL –•– Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)-1 (80)
87 — SHE’S GOT EVERYTHING –•– The Essex Featuring Anita Humes (Roulette)-1 (87)
88 — THE NITTY GRITTY –•– Shirley Ellis (Congress)-1 (88)
89 — RAGS TO RICHES –•– Sunny and the Sunliners (Tear Drop)-1 (89)
90 — BABY DON’T YOU WEEP –•– Garnet Mimms and the Enchanters (United Artists)-1 (90)
91 — KANSAS CITY –•– Trini Lopez (Reprise)-1 (91)
92 — I HAVE A BOYFRIEND –•– The Chiffons (Laurie)-1 (92)
97 — GOTTA LOTTA LOVE –•– Steve Alaimo (Imperial)-1 (97)
98 — DUMB HEAD –•– Ginny Arnell (MGM)-1 (98)
99 — BABY’S GONE –•– Gene Thomas (United Artists)-1 (99)
100 — HEY LOVER –•– Debbie Dovale (Roulette)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 23rd November, 1963

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

1 4 I’M LEAVING IT UP TO YOU –•– Dale and Grace (Montel/Michelle)-8 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 3 WASHINGTON SQUARE –•– The Village Stompers (Epic)-10 (2)
3 1 DEEP PURPLE –•– Nino Tempo and April Stevens (Atco)-11 (1)
4 2 SUGAR SHACK –•– Jimmy Gilmer and the Fireballs (Dot)-10 (1)
5 5 IT’S ALL RIGHT –•– The Impressions (ABC-Paramount)-9 (4)
6 7 SHE’S A FOOL –•– Lesley Gore (Mercury)-9 (6)
7 9 EVERYBODY –•– Tommy Roe (ABC-Paramount)-7 (7)
8 8 BOSSA NOVA BABY –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-6 (8)
9 19 DOMINIQUE –•– The Singing Nun (Philips)-3 (9)
10 6 MARIA ELENA –•– Los Indios Tabajaras (RCA Victor)-10 (6)

11 16 (Down At) PAPA JOE’S –•– The Dixiebelles (Sound Stage 7)-9 (11)
12 15 WALKING THE DOG –•– Rufus Thomas (Stax)-8 (12)
13 18 HEY LITTLE GIRL –•– Major Lance (Okeh)-6 (13)
14 10 500 MILES AWAY FROM HOME –•– Bobby Bare (RCA Victor)-8 (10)
15 25 LITTLE RED ROOSTER –•– Sam Cooke (RCA Victor)-5 (15)
16 13 FOOLS RUSH IN –•– Rick Nelson (Decca)-11 (12)
17 11 MEAN WOMAN BLUES –•– Roy Orbison (Monument)-12 (5)
18 34 WONDERFUL SUMMER –•– Robin Ward (Dot)-4 (18)
19 44 BE TRUE TO YOUR SCHOOL –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-4 (19)
20 43 SINCE I FELL FOR YOU –•– Lenny Welch (Cadence)-5 (20)

21 26 TWENTY FOUR HOURS FROM TULSA –•– Gene Pitney (Musicor)-6 (21)
22 41 YOU DON’T HAVE TO BE A BABY TO CRY –•– The Caravelles (Smash)-4 (22)
23 38 I WONDER WHAT SHE’S DOING TONIGHT –•– Barry and the Tamerlanes (Valiant)-6 (23)
24 12 I CAN’T STAY MAD AT YOU –•– Skeeter Davis (RCA Victor)-12 (7)
25 45 LODDY LO –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-4 (25)
26 28 WALKING PROUD –•– Steve Lawrence (Columbia)-6 (26)
27 36 LIVING A LIE –•– Al Martino (Capitol)-5 (27)
28 29 YOUR OTHER LOVE –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-6 (28)
29 21 MISTY –•– Lloyd Price (Double-L)-8 (21)
30 35 I ADORE HIM –•– The Angels (Smash)-5 (30)

31 31 SATURDAY NIGHT –•– The New Christy Minstrels (Columbia)-5 (31)
32 14 BUSTED –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-12 (4)
33 47 CAN I GET A WITNESS –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-6 (33)
34 23 CRY TO ME –•– Betty Harris (Jubilee)-10 (23)
35 27 THAT SUNDAY, THAT SUMMER –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-13 (12)
36 24 YOU LOST THE SWEETEST BOY –•– Mary Wells (Motown)-9 (22)
37 33 WILD –•– Dee Dee Sharp (Cameo)-8 (33)
38 73 DRIP DROP –•– Dion DiMucci (Columbia)-2 (38)
39 32 WITCHCRAFT –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-6 (32)
40 20 TALK TO ME –•– Sunny and the Sunglows (Tear Drop)-12 (11)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

45 40 DOWN THE AISLE (Wedding Song) –•– Patti LaBelle and Her Blue Belles (Newtown)-11 (37)
48 17 DONNA THE PRIMA DONNA –•– Dion DiMucci (Columbia)-11 (6)
49 22 BE MY BABY –•– The Ronettes (Philles)-13 (2)
50 30 CROSS FIRE! –•– The Orlons (Cameo)-9 (19)

POWER PLAYS

41 58 LOUIE LOUIE –•– The Kingsmen (Wand)-3 (41)
42 59 TALK BACK TREMBLING LIPS –•– Johnny Tillotson (MGM)-3 (42)
43 61 HAVE YOU HEARD –•– The Duprees featuring Joey Vann (Coed)-3 (43)
44 57 IN MY ROOM –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-4 (44)
46 46 THE MATADOR –•– Johnny Cash (Columbia)-5 (46)
47 62 WIVES AND LOVERS –•– Jack Jones (Kapp)-4 (47)

NEW THIS WEEK

75 — QUICKSAND –•– Martha and the Vandellas (Gordy)-1 (75)
79 — NEED TO BELONG –•– Jerry Butler (Vee-Jay)-1 (79)
80 — POPSICLES AND ICICLES –•– The Murmaids (Chattahoochee)-1 (80)
81 — YOU’RE NO GOOD –•– Betty Everett (Vee-Jay)-1 (81)
84 — THE IMPOSSIBLE HAPPENED –•– Little Peggy March (RCA Victor)-1 (84)
85 — TURN AROUND –•– Dick and DeeDee (Warner Brothers)-1 (85)
86 — FOR YOUR PRECIOUS LOVE –•– Garnet Mimms and the Enchanters (United Artists)-1 (86)
88 — BABY I DO LOVE YOU –•– The Galens (Challenge)-1 (88)
90 — BE MAD LITTLE GIRL –•– Bobby Darin (Capitol)-1 (90)
91 — RUMBLE –•– Jack Nitzsche (Reprise)-1 (91)
92 — I GOTTA DANCE TO KEEP FROM CRYING –•– The Miracles (Tamla)-1 (92)
95 — NOW! –•– Lena Horne (20th Century-Fox)-1 (95)
96 — ALLY ALLY OXEN FREE –•– The Kingston Trio (Capitol)-1 (96)
97 — CROSSFIRE TIME –•– Dee Clark (Constellation)-2 (97)
98 — CUANDO CALIENTA EL SOL (When the Sun Is Hot) –•– Steve Allen and His Orchestra with Copacabana Trio (Dot)-5 (85)
99 — PAIN IN MY HEART –•– Otis Redding (Volt)-1 (99)
100 — PLEASE DON’T KISS ME AGAIN –•– The Charmettes (Kapp)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 30th November, 1963

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

1 1 I’M LEAVING IT UP TO YOU –•– Dale and Grace (Montel/Michelle)-9 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 9 DOMINIQUE –•– The Singing Nun (Philips)-4 (2)
3 2 WASHINGTON SQUARE –•– The Village Stompers (Epic)-11 (2)
4 4 SUGAR SHACK –•– Jimmy Gilmer and the Fireballs (Dot)-11 (1)
5 5 IT’S ALL RIGHT –•– The Impressions (ABC-Paramount)-10 (4)
6 6 SHE’S A FOOL –•– Lesley Gore (Mercury)-10 (6)
7 7 EVERYBODY –•– Tommy Roe (ABC-Paramount)-8 (7)
8 3 DEEP PURPLE –•– Nino Tempo and April Stevens (Atco)-12 (1)
9 11 (Down At) PAPA JOE’S –•– The Dixiebelles (Sound Stage 7)-10 (9)
10 8 BOSSA NOVA BABY –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-7 (8)

11 12 WALKING THE DOG –•– Rufus Thomas (Stax)-9 (11)
12 15 LITTLE RED ROOSTER –•– Sam Cooke (RCA Victor)-6 (12)
13 13 HEY LITTLE GIRL –•– Major Lance (Okeh)-7 (13)
14 19 BE TRUE TO YOUR SCHOOL –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-5 (14)
15 10 MARIA ELENA –•– Los Indios Tabajaras (RCA Victor)-11 (6)
16 20 SINCE I FELL FOR YOU –•– Lenny Welch (Cadence)-6 (16)
17 18 WONDERFUL SUMMER –•– Robin Ward (Dot)-5 (17)
18 21 TWENTY FOUR HOURS FROM TULSA –•– Gene Pitney (Musicor)-7 (18)
19 22 YOU DON’T HAVE TO BE A BABY TO CRY –•– The Caravelles (Smash)-5 (19)
20 14 500 MILES AWAY FROM HOME –•– Bobby Bare (RCA Victor)-9 (10)

21 25 LODDY LO –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-5 (21)
22 23 I WONDER WHAT SHE’S DOING TONIGHT –•– Barry and the Tamerlanes (Valiant)-7 (22)
23 41 LOUIE LOUIE –•– The Kingsmen (Wand)-4 (23)
24 27 LIVING A LIE –•– Al Martino (Capitol)-6 (24)
25 30 I ADORE HIM –•– The Angels (Smash)-6 (25)
26 38 DRIP DROP –•– Dion DiMucci (Columbia)-3 (26)
27 16 FOOLS RUSH IN –•– Rick Nelson (Decca)-12 (12)
28 26 WALKING PROUD –•– Steve Lawrence (Columbia)-7 (26)
29 31 SATURDAY NIGHT –•– The New Christy Minstrels (Columbia)-6 (29)
30 33 CAN I GET A WITNESS –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-7 (30)

31 42 TALK BACK TREMBLING LIPS –•– Johnny Tillotson (MGM)-4 (31)
32 43 HAVE YOU HEARD –•– The Duprees featuring Joey Vann (Coed)-4 (32)
33 47 WIVES AND LOVERS –•– Jack Jones (Kapp)-5 (33)
34 24 I CAN’T STAY MAD AT YOU –•– Skeeter Davis (RCA Victor)-13 (7)
35 17 MEAN WOMAN BLUES –•– Roy Orbison (Monument)-13 (5)
36 34 CRY TO ME –•– Betty Harris (Jubilee)-11 (23)
37 28 YOUR OTHER LOVE –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-7 (28)
38 44 IN MY ROOM –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-5 (38)
39 29 MISTY –•– Lloyd Price (Double-L)-9 (21)
40 37 WILD –•– Dee Dee Sharp (Cameo)-9 (33)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

43 39 WITCHCRAFT –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-7 (32)

POWER PLAYS

41 45 DOWN THE AISLE (Wedding Song) –•– Patti LaBelle and Her Blue Belles (Newtown)-12 (37)
42 51 BAD GIRL –•– Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)-3 (42)
44 46 THE MATADOR –•– Johnny Cash (Columbia)-6 (44)
45 75 QUICKSAND –•– Martha and the Vandellas (Gordy)-2 (45)
46 58 MIDNIGHT MARY –•– Joey Powers (Amy)-4 (46)
47 52 YOUNG WINGS CAN FLY (Higher Than You Know) –•– Ruby and the Romantics (Kapp)-6 (47)
48 59 BABY DON’T YOU WEEP –•– Garnet Mimms and the Enchanters (United Artists)-3 (48)
49 60 FORGET HIM –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-4 (49)
50 — THERE! I’VE SAID IT AGAIN –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-1 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

50 — THERE! I’VE SAID IT AGAIN –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-1 (50)
72 — STEWBALL –•– Peter, Paul and Mary (Warner Brothers)-1 (72)
80 — GIRLS GROW UP FASTER THAN BOYS –•– The Cookies (Dimension)-1 (80)
83 — BEGGING TO YOU –•– Marty Robbins (Columbia)-1 (83)
85 — WHEN THE LOVELIGHT STARTS SHINING THROUGH HIS EYES –•– The Supremes (Motown)-1 (85)
87 — THE MARVELOUS TOY –•– The Chad Mitchell Trio (Mercury)-1 (87)
88 — ANY OTHER WAY –•– Chuck Jackson (Wand)-4 (81)
89 — THAT BOY JOHN –•– The Raindrops (Jubilee)-1 (89)
90 — COME DANCE WITH ME –•– Jay and the Americans (United Artists)-1 (90)
93 — BABY, WHAT’S WRONG –•– Lonnie Mack (Fraternity)-1 (93)
94 — TODAY’S TEARDROPS –•– Rick Nelson (Imperial)-1 (94)
96 — DUMB HEAD –•– Ginny Arnell (MGM)-2 (96)
97 — I’M DOWN TO MY LAST HEARTBREAK –•– Wilson Pickett (Double-L)-3 (95)
98 — BABY, WE’VE GOT LOVE –•– Johnnie Taylor (Derby)-1 (98)
99 — THE CHEER LEADER –•– Paul Petersen (Colpix)-1 (99)
100 — THE SHELTER OF YOUR ARMS –•– Sammy Davis, Jr. (Reprise)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 7th December, 1963

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

1 2 DOMINIQUE –•– The Singing Nun (Philips)-5 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 1 I’M LEAVING IT UP TO YOU –•– Dale and Grace (Montel/Michelle)-10 (1)
3 7 EVERYBODY –•– Tommy Roe (ABC-Paramount)-9 (3)
4 23 LOUIE LOUIE –•– The Kingsmen (Wand)-5 (4)
5 6 SHE’S A FOOL –•– Lesley Gore (Mercury)-11 (5)
6 4 SUGAR SHACK –•– Jimmy Gilmer and the Fireballs (Dot)-12 (1)
7 19 YOU DON’T HAVE TO BE A BABY TO CRY –•– The Caravelles (Smash)-6 (7)
8 14 BE TRUE TO YOUR SCHOOL –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-6 (8)
9 3 WASHINGTON SQUARE –•– The Village Stompers (Epic)-12 (2)
10 11 WALKING THE DOG –•– Rufus Thomas (Stax)-10 (10)

11 8 DEEP PURPLE –•– Nino Tempo and April Stevens (Atco)-13 (1)
12 12 LITTLE RED ROOSTER –•– Sam Cooke (RCA Victor)-7 (12)
13 13 HEY LITTLE GIRL –•– Major Lance (Okeh)-8 (13)
14 16 SINCE I FELL FOR YOU –•– Lenny Welch (Cadence)-7 (14)
15 26 DRIP DROP –•– Dion DiMucci (Columbia)-4 (15)
16 5 IT’S ALL RIGHT –•– The Impressions (ABC-Paramount)-11 (4)
17 18 TWENTY FOUR HOURS FROM TULSA –•– Gene Pitney (Musicor)-8 (17)
18 9 (Down At) PAPA JOE’S –•– The Dixiebelles (Sound Stage 7)-11 (9)
19 17 WONDERFUL SUMMER –•– Robin Ward (Dot)-6 (17)
20 21 LODDY LO –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-6 (20)

21 22 I WONDER WHAT SHE’S DOING TONIGHT –•– Barry and the Tamerlanes (Valiant)-8 (21)
22 50 THERE! I’VE SAID IT AGAIN –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-2 (22)
23 15 MARIA ELENA –•– Los Indios Tabajaras (RCA Victor)-12 (6)
24 24 LIVING A LIE –•– Al Martino (Capitol)-7 (24)
25 32 HAVE YOU HEARD –•– The Duprees featuring Joey Vann (Coed)-5 (25)
26 31 TALK BACK TREMBLING LIPS –•– Johnny Tillotson (MGM)-5 (26)
27 30 CAN I GET A WITNESS –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-8 (27)
28 38 IN MY ROOM –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-6 (28)
29 10 BOSSA NOVA BABY –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-8 (8)
30 49 FORGET HIM –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-5 (30)

31 33 WIVES AND LOVERS –•– Jack Jones (Kapp)-6 (31)
32 63 POPSICLES AND ICICLES –•– The Murmaids (Chattahoochee)-3 (32)
33 20 500 MILES AWAY FROM HOME –•– Bobby Bare (RCA Victor)-10 (10)
34 45 QUICKSAND –•– Martha and the Vandellas (Gordy)-3 (34)
35 48 BABY DON’T YOU WEEP –•– Garnet Mimms and the Enchanters (United Artists)-4 (35)
36 46 MIDNIGHT MARY –•– Joey Powers (Amy)-5 (36)
37 25 I ADORE HIM –•– The Angels (Smash)-7 (25)
38 53 THE NITTY GRITTY –•– Shirley Ellis (Congress)-4 (38)
39 51 THE BOY NEXT DOOR –•– The Secrets (Philips)-5 (39)
40 42 BAD GIRL –•– Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)-4 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

41 28 WALKING PROUD –•– Steve Lawrence (Columbia)-8 (26)
43 27 FOOLS RUSH IN –•– Rick Nelson (Decca)-13 (12)
46 29 SATURDAY NIGHT –•– The New Christy Minstrels (Columbia)-7 (29)

POWER PLAYS

42 52 KANSAS CITY –•– Trini Lopez (Reprise)-4 (42)
44 41 DOWN THE AISLE (Wedding Song) –•– Patti LaBelle and Her Blue Belles (Newtown)-13 (37)
45 58 TRA LA LA LA SUZY –•– Dean and Jean (Rust)-6 (45)
47 47 YOUNG WINGS CAN FLY (Higher Than You Know) –•– Ruby and the Romantics (Kapp)-7 (47)
48 56 I GOT A WOMAN –•– Freddie Scott (Colpix)-6 (48)
49 44 THE MATADOR –•– Johnny Cash (Columbia)-7 (44)
50 55 MISERY –•– The Dynamics (Big Top)-6 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

70 — DRAG CITY –•– Jan and Dean (Liberty)-1 (70)
72 — THAT LUCKY OLD SUN –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-1 (72)
82 — SOMEWHERE –•– The Tymes (Parkway)-1 (82)
83 — HOOKA TOOKA –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-1 (83)
85 — OUT OF LIMITS –•– The Marketts (Warner Brothers)-1 (85)
87 — CHARADE –•– Henry Mancini and His Orchestra (RCA Victor)-1 (87)
88 — BABY’S GONE –•– Gene Thomas (United Artists)-2 (88)
89 — IT’S ALL IN THE GAME –•– Cliff Richard (Epic)-1 (89)
90 — THANK YOU AND GOODNIGHT –•– The Angels (Smash)-1 (90)
97 — SURFIN’ BIRD –•– The Trashmen (Garrett)-1 (97)
98 — HI DIDDLE DIDDLE –•– Inez Foxx (Symbol)-1 (98)
100 — ANYONE WHO HAD A HEART –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 14th December, 1963

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

1 1 DOMINIQUE –•– The Singing Nun (Philips)-6 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 4 LOUIE LOUIE –•– The Kingsmen (Wand)-6 (2)
3 3 EVERYBODY –•– Tommy Roe (ABC-Paramount)-10 (3)
4 2 I’M LEAVING IT UP TO YOU –•– Dale and Grace (Montel/Michelle)-11 (1)
5 7 YOU DON’T HAVE TO BE A BABY TO CRY –•– The Caravelles (Smash)-7 (5)
6 14 SINCE I FELL FOR YOU –•– Lenny Welch (Cadence)-8 (6)
7 8 BE TRUE TO YOUR SCHOOL –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-7 (7)
8 15 DRIP DROP –•– Dion DiMucci (Columbia)-5 (8)
9 22 THERE! I’VE SAID IT AGAIN –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-3 (9)
10 10 WALKING THE DOG –•– Rufus Thomas (Stax)-11 (10)

11 12 LITTLE RED ROOSTER –•– Sam Cooke (RCA Victor)-8 (11)
12 5 SHE’S A FOOL –•– Lesley Gore (Mercury)-12 (5)
13 6 SUGAR SHACK –•– Jimmy Gilmer and the Fireballs (Dot)-13 (1)
14 19 WONDERFUL SUMMER –•– Robin Ward (Dot)-7 (14)
15 20 LODDY LO –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-7 (15)
16 32 POPSICLES AND ICICLES –•– The Murmaids (Chattahoochee)-4 (16)
17 9 WASHINGTON SQUARE –•– The Village Stompers (Epic)-13 (2)
18 26 TALK BACK TREMBLING LIPS –•– Johnny Tillotson (MGM)-6 (18)
19 16 IT’S ALL RIGHT –•– The Impressions (ABC-Paramount)-12 (4)
20 25 HAVE YOU HEARD –•– The Duprees featuring Joey Vann (Coed)-6 (20)

21 11 DEEP PURPLE –•– Nino Tempo and April Stevens (Atco)-14 (1)
22 24 LIVING A LIE –•– Al Martino (Capitol)-8 (22)
23 34 QUICKSAND –•– Martha and the Vandellas (Gordy)-4 (23)
24 27 CAN I GET A WITNESS –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-9 (24)
25 30 FORGET HIM –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-6 (25)
26 31 WIVES AND LOVERS –•– Jack Jones (Kapp)-7 (26)
27 36 MIDNIGHT MARY –•– Joey Powers (Amy)-6 (27)
28 38 THE NITTY GRITTY –•– Shirley Ellis (Congress)-5 (28)
29 13 HEY LITTLE GIRL –•– Major Lance (Okeh)-9 (13)
30 21 I WONDER WHAT SHE’S DOING TONIGHT –•– Barry and the Tamerlanes (Valiant)-9 (21)

31 42 KANSAS CITY –•– Trini Lopez (Reprise)-5 (31)
32 35 BABY DON’T YOU WEEP –•– Garnet Mimms and the Enchanters (United Artists)-5 (32)
33 28 IN MY ROOM –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-7 (28)
34 17 TWENTY FOUR HOURS FROM TULSA –•– Gene Pitney (Musicor)-9 (17)
35 39 THE BOY NEXT DOOR –•– The Secrets (Philips)-6 (35)
36 18 (Down At) PAPA JOE’S –•– The Dixiebelles (Sound Stage 7)-12 (9)
37 29 BOSSA NOVA BABY –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-9 (8)
38 23 MARIA ELENA –•– Los Indios Tabajaras (RCA Victor)-13 (6)
39 40 BAD GIRL –•– Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)-5 (39)
40 45 TRA LA LA LA SUZY –•– Dean and Jean (Rust)-7 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

41 33 500 MILES AWAY FROM HOME –•– Bobby Bare (RCA Victor)-11 (10)

POWER PLAYS

42 66 FOR YOUR PRECIOUS LOVE –•– Garnet Mimms and the Enchanters (United Artists)-4 (42)
43 41 WALKING PROUD –•– Steve Lawrence (Columbia)-9 (26)
44 50 MISERY –•– The Dynamics (Big Top)-7 (44)
45 62 NEED TO BELONG –•– Jerry Butler (Vee-Jay)-4 (45)
46 52 I HAVE A BOYFRIEND –•– The Chiffons (Laurie)-5 (46)
47 56 AS LONG AS I KNOW HE’S MINE –•– The Marvelettes (Tamla)-6 (47)
48 54 TURN AROUND –•– Dick and DeeDee (Warner Brothers)-4 (48)
49 53 YOU’RE GOOD FOR ME –•– Solomon Burke (Atlantic)-7 (49)
50 60 I GOTTA DANCE TO KEEP FROM CRYING –•– The Miracles (Tamla)-4 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

60 — PRETTY PAPER –•– Roy Orbison (Monument)-1 (60)
75 — AS USUAL –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-1 (75)
82 — WATCH YOUR STEP –•– Brooks O’Dell (Gold)-1 (82)
83 — WHAT KIND OF FOOL (Do You Think I Am) –•– The Tams (ABC-Paramount)-1 (83)
84 — HEY LITTLE COBRA –•– The Rip Chords (Columbia)-1 (84)
88 — WE BELONG TOGETHER –•– Jimmy Velvet (ABC-Paramount)-1 (88)
89 — DID YOU HAVE A HAPPY BIRTHDAY –•– Paul Anka (RCA Victor)-1 (89)
90 — DAISY PETAL PICKIN’ –•– Jimmy Gilmer and the Fireballs (Dot)-1 (90)
93 — SURFER STREET –•– The Allisons (Tip)-1 (93)
94 — PLEASE –•– Frank Ifield (Capitol)-1 (94)
95 — I’LL SEARCH MY HEART –•– Johnny Mathis (Columbia)-1 (95)
97 — HOOTENANNY SATURDAY NIGHT –•– The Brothers Four (Columbia)-1 (97)
98 — BON-DOO-WAH –•– The Orlons (Cameo)-1 (98)
99 — WHY DO KIDS GROW UP –•– Randy and the Rainbows (Rust)-1 (99)
100 — COLD COLD WINTER –•– The Pixies Three (Mercury)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 21st December, 1963

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

1 1 DOMINIQUE –•– The Singing Nun (Philips)-7 (3 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 LOUIE LOUIE –•– The Kingsmen (Wand)-7 (2)
3 5 YOU DON’T HAVE TO BE A BABY TO CRY –•– The Caravelles (Smash)-8 (3)
4 9 THERE! I’VE SAID IT AGAIN –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-4 (4)
5 6 SINCE I FELL FOR YOU –•– Lenny Welch (Cadence)-9 (5)
6 7 BE TRUE TO YOUR SCHOOL –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-8 (6)
7 8 DRIP DROP –•– Dion DiMucci (Columbia)-6 (7)
8 4 I’M LEAVING IT UP TO YOU –•– Dale and Grace (Montel/Michelle)-12 (1)
9 3 EVERYBODY –•– Tommy Roe (ABC-Paramount)-11 (3)
10 16 POPSICLES AND ICICLES –•– The Murmaids (Chattahoochee)-5 (10)

11 18 TALK BACK TREMBLING LIPS –•– Johnny Tillotson (MGM)-7 (11)
12 15 LODDY LO –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-8 (12)
13 25 FORGET HIM –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-7 (13)
14 14 WONDERFUL SUMMER –•– Robin Ward (Dot)-8 (14)
15 12 SHE’S A FOOL –•– Lesley Gore (Mercury)-13 (5)
16 10 WALKING THE DOG –•– Rufus Thomas (Stax)-12 (10)
17 23 QUICKSAND –•– Martha and the Vandellas (Gordy)-5 (17)
18 20 HAVE YOU HEARD –•– The Duprees featuring Joey Vann (Coed)-7 (18)
19 11 LITTLE RED ROOSTER –•– Sam Cooke (RCA Victor)-9 (11)
20 26 WIVES AND LOVERS –•– Jack Jones (Kapp)-8 (20)

21 35 THE BOY NEXT DOOR –•– The Secrets (Philips)-7 (21)
22 28 THE NITTY GRITTY –•– Shirley Ellis (Congress)-6 (22)
23 33 IN MY ROOM –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-8 (23)
24 27 MIDNIGHT MARY –•– Joey Powers (Amy)-7 (24)
25 31 KANSAS CITY –•– Trini Lopez (Reprise)-6 (25)
26 24 CAN I GET A WITNESS –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-10 (24)
27 19 IT’S ALL RIGHT –•– The Impressions (ABC-Paramount)-13 (4)
28 13 SUGAR SHACK –•– Jimmy Gilmer and the Fireballs (Dot)-14 (1)
29 22 LIVING A LIE –•– Al Martino (Capitol)-9 (22)
30 32 BABY DON’T YOU WEEP –•– Garnet Mimms and the Enchanters (United Artists)-6 (30)

31 54 DRAG CITY –•– Jan and Dean (Liberty)-3 (31)
32 17 WASHINGTON SQUARE –•– The Village Stompers (Epic)-14 (2)
33 60 PRETTY PAPER –•– Roy Orbison (Monument)-2 (33)
34 39 BAD GIRL –•– Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)-6 (34)
35 29 HEY LITTLE GIRL –•– Major Lance (Okeh)-10 (13)
36 42 FOR YOUR PRECIOUS LOVE –•– Garnet Mimms and the Enchanters (United Artists)-5 (36)
37 34 TWENTY FOUR HOURS FROM TULSA –•– Gene Pitney (Musicor)-10 (17)
38 48 TURN AROUND –•– Dick and DeeDee (Warner Brothers)-5 (38)
39 21 DEEP PURPLE –•– Nino Tempo and April Stevens (Atco)-15 (1)
40 53 THAT LUCKY OLD SUN –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-3 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

41 30 I WONDER WHAT SHE’S DOING TONIGHT –•– Barry and the Tamerlanes (Valiant)-10 (21)
46 40 TRA LA LA LA SUZY –•– Dean and Jean (Rust)-8 (40)
50 38 MARIA ELENA –•– Los Indios Tabajaras (RCA Victor)-14 (6)
54 36 (Down At) PAPA JOE’S –•– The Dixiebelles (Sound Stage 7)-13 (9)
56 37 BOSSA NOVA BABY –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-10 (8)

POWER PLAYS

42 52 STEWBALL –•– Peter, Paul and Mary (Warner Brothers)-4 (42)
43 45 NEED TO BELONG –•– Jerry Butler (Vee-Jay)-5 (43)
44 46 I HAVE A BOYFRIEND –•– The Chiffons (Laurie)-6 (44)
45 51 RAGS TO RICHES –•– Sunny and the Sunliners (Tear Drop)-6 (45)
47 50 I GOTTA DANCE TO KEEP FROM CRYING –•– The Miracles (Tamla)-5 (47)
48 75 AS USUAL –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-2 (48)
49 49 YOU’RE GOOD FOR ME –•– Solomon Burke (Atlantic)-8 (49)

NEW THIS WEEK

80 — WHISPERING –•– Nino Tempo and April Stevens (Atco)-1 (80)
88 — I CAN’T STOP TALKING ABOUT YOU –•– Steve and Eydie (Columbia)-1 (88)
90 — THE LITTLE BOY –•– Tony Bennett (Columbia)-1 (90)
95 — HARLEM SHUFFLE –•– Bob and Earl (Marc)-1 (95)
96 — COMIN’ IN THE BACK DOOR –•– The Baja Marimba Band (Almo International)-1 (96)
98 — PAIN IN MY HEART –•– Otis Redding (Volt)-4 (78)
99 — THE SHELTER OF YOUR ARMS –•– Sammy Davis, Jr. (Reprise)-3 (95)
100 — BABY, I LOVE YOU –•– The Ronettes (Philles)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 28th December, 1963

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

1 1 DOMINIQUE –•– The Singing Nun (Philips)-8 (4 weeks at #1) (1)
2 4 THERE! I’VE SAID IT AGAIN –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-5 (2)
3 2 LOUIE LOUIE –•– The Kingsmen (Wand)-8 (2)
4 5 SINCE I FELL FOR YOU –•– Lenny Welch (Cadence)-10 (4)
5 3 YOU DON’T HAVE TO BE A BABY TO CRY –•– The Caravelles (Smash)-9 (3)
6 7 DRIP DROP –•– Dion DiMucci (Columbia)-7 (6)
7 13 FORGET HIM –•– Bobby Rydell (Cameo)-8 (7)
8 10 POPSICLES AND ICICLES –•– The Murmaids (Chattahoochee)-6 (8)
9 11 TALK BACK TREMBLING LIPS –•– Johnny Tillotson (MGM)-8 (9)
10 6 BE TRUE TO YOUR SCHOOL –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-9 (6)

11 24 MIDNIGHT MARY –•– Joey Powers (Amy)-8 (11)
12 17 QUICKSAND –•– Martha and the Vandellas (Gordy)-6 (12)
13 22 THE NITTY GRITTY –•– Shirley Ellis (Congress)-7 (13)
14 12 LODDY LO –•– Chubby Checker (Parkway)-9 (12)
15 20 WIVES AND LOVERS –•– Jack Jones (Kapp)-9 (15)
16 8 I’M LEAVING IT UP TO YOU –•– Dale and Grace (Montel/Michelle)-13 (1)
17 9 EVERYBODY –•– Tommy Roe (ABC-Paramount)-12 (3)
18 21 THE BOY NEXT DOOR –•– The Secrets (Philips)-8 (18)
19 33 PRETTY PAPER –•– Roy Orbison (Monument)-3 (19)
20 48 AS USUAL –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-3 (20)

21 53 SURFIN’ BIRD –•– The Trashmen (Garrett)-4 (21)
22 26 CAN I GET A WITNESS –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-11 (22)
23 18 HAVE YOU HEARD –•– The Duprees featuring Joey Vann (Coed)-8 (18)
24 31 DRAG CITY –•– Jan and Dean (Liberty)-4 (24)
25 25 KANSAS CITY –•– Trini Lopez (Reprise)-7 (25)
26 14 WONDERFUL SUMMER –•– Robin Ward (Dot)-9 (14)
27 23 IN MY ROOM –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-9 (23)
28 15 SHE’S A FOOL –•– Lesley Gore (Mercury)-14 (5)
29 16 WALKING THE DOG –•– Rufus Thomas (Stax)-13 (10)
30 38 TURN AROUND –•– Dick and DeeDee (Warner Brothers)-6 (30)

31 36 FOR YOUR PRECIOUS LOVE –•– Garnet Mimms and the Enchanters (United Artists)-6 (31)
32 40 THAT LUCKY OLD SUN –•– Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)-4 (32)
33 34 BAD GIRL –•– Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)-7 (33)
34 19 LITTLE RED ROOSTER –•– Sam Cooke (RCA Victor)-10 (11)
35 42 STEWBALL –•– Peter, Paul and Mary (Warner Brothers)-5 (35)
36 30 BABY DON’T YOU WEEP –•– Garnet Mimms and the Enchanters (United Artists)-7 (30)
37 80 WHISPERING –•– Nino Tempo and April Stevens (Atco)-2 (37)
38 59 OUT OF LIMITS –•– The Marketts (Warner Brothers)-4 (38)
39 43 NEED TO BELONG –•– Jerry Butler (Vee-Jay)-6 (39)
40 55 WHEN THE LOVELIGHT STARTS SHINING THROUGH HIS EYES –•– The Supremes (Motown)-5 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

43 29 LIVING A LIE –•– Al Martino (Capitol)-10 (22)
44 37 TWENTY FOUR HOURS FROM TULSA –•– Gene Pitney (Musicor)-11 (17)
47 28 SUGAR SHACK –•– Jimmy Gilmer and the Fireballs (Dot)-15 (1)
48 27 IT’S ALL RIGHT –•– The Impressions (ABC-Paramount)-14 (4)

POWER PLAYS

41 44 I HAVE A BOYFRIEND –•– The Chiffons (Laurie)-7 (41)
42 52 SOMEWHERE –•– The Tymes (Parkway)-4 (42)
45 47 I GOTTA DANCE TO KEEP FROM CRYING –•– The Miracles (Tamla)-6 (45)
46 69 HEY LITTLE COBRA –•– The Rip Chords (Columbia)-3 (46)
49 46 TRA LA LA LA SUZY –•– Dean and Jean (Rust)-9 (40)
50 45 RAGS TO RICHES –•– Sunny and the Sunliners (Tear Drop)-7 (45)

NEW THIS WEEK

61 — FOR YOU –•– Rick Nelson (Decca)-1 (61)
72 — YOU DON’T OWN ME –•– Lesley Gore (Mercury)-1 (72)
78 — TRUE LOVE GOES ON AND ON –•– Burl Ives (Decca)-1 (78)
79 — WHAT’S EASY FOR TWO IS SO HARD FOR ONE –•– Mary Wells (Motown)-6 (68)
83 — LETTER FROM SHERRY –•– Dale Ward (Dot)-1 (83)
84 — MY ONE AND ONLY, JIMMY BOY –•– The Girlfriends (Colpix)-1 (84)
85 — IN THE SUMMER OF HIS YEARS –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-1 (85)
87 — BABY’S GONE –•– Gene Thomas (United Artists)-3 (87)
93 — HERE COMES THE BOY –•– Tracey Dey (Amy)-1 (93)
95 — PINK DOMINOES –•– The Crescents (Era)-1 (95)
96 — SNAP YOUR FINGERS –•– Barbara Lewis (Atlantic)-1 (96)
97 — THE FEELING IS GONE –•– Bobby Bland (Duke)-1 (97)
98 — FOR YOUR SWEET LOVE –•– The Cascades (RCA Victor)-1 (98)
99 — NEVER LOVE A ROBIN –•– Bobby Vee (Liberty)-1 (99)
100 — WHERE OR WHEN –•– The Lettermen (Capitol)-1 (100)