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Moline High School Class Of 1961

Hits Of 1961

 

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Position
Title
Artist
Peak Position
Peak Month
1
TOSSIN' AND TURNIN'  
Bobby Lewis
1
July
2
I FALL TO PIECES   
Patsy Cline
2
Sept
3
MICHAEL
The Highwaymen
1
Sept
4
CRYING
Roy Orbison
2
Oct
5
RUNAWAY
Del Shannon
1
April
6
MY TRUE STORY
The Jive Five
3
Sept
7
PONY TIME
Chubby Checker
1
Feb
8
WHEELS
The String-A-Longs
3
March
9
RAINDROPS
Dee Clark
2
June
10
WOODEN HEART
Joe Dowell
1
Aug
11
CALCUTTA
Lawrence Welk
1
Feb
12
TAKE GOOD CARE OF MY BABY
Bobby Vee
1
Sept
13
RUNNING SCARED
Roy Orbison
1
June
14
DEDICATED TO THE ONE I LOVE
The Shirelles
3
March
15
LAST NIGHT
The Mar-Keys
3
Aug
16
WILL YOU LOVE ME TOMORROW
The Shirelles
1
Jan
17
EXODUS
Ferrante and Teicher
2
Jan
18
WHERE THE BOYS ARE
Connie Francis
4
March
19
HIT THE ROAD JACK
Ray Charles
 
Oct
20
SAD MOVIES
Sue Thompson
5
Oct
21
MOTHER-IN-LAW
Ernie K-Doe
1
May
22
BRISTOL STOMP
The Dovells
2
Oct
23
TRAVELIN' MAN
Ricky Nelson
1
May
24
SHOP AROUND
The Miracles
2
Feb
25
THE BOLL WEEVIL SONG
Brook Benton
2
July
26
A HUNDRED POUNDS OF CLAY
Gene McDaniels
3
May
27
THE MOUNTAIN'S HIGH
Dick and DeeDee
2
Sept
28
DON'T WORRY
Marty Robins
3
March
29
ON THE REBOUND
Floyd Kramer
4
April
30
PORTRAIT OF MY LOVE
Steve Lawrence
9
May
31
QUARTER TO THREE
Gary "U.S." Bonds
1
June
32
WHO PUT THE BOMP (In the Bomp, Bomp, Bomp)
Barry Mann
7
Sept
33
CALANDAR GIRL
Neil Sedaka
4
Feb
34
I LIKE IT LIKE THAT
Chris Kenner
2
July
35
APACHE
Jorge Ingmann and His Guitar
2
April
36
DON'T BET MONEY HONEY
Linda Scott
9
Aug
37
WITHOUT YOU
Johnny Tillotson
7
Sept
38
WINGS OF A DOVE
Ferlin Husky
12
Feb
39
LITTLE SISTER
Elvis Presley
5
Oct
40
BLUE MOON
The Marcels
1
April
41
DADDY'S HOME
Shep and the Limelights
2
May
42
THIS TIME
Troy Shondell
6
Oct
43
BUT I DO
Clarence Henry
4
April
44
ASIA MINOR
Kokomo
8
April
45
HELLO WALLS
Faron Young
12
May
46
RUNAROUND SUE
Dion
1
Oct
47
YELLOW BIRD
Arthur Lyman Group
4
July
48
HURT
Timi Yuro
4
Sept
49
HELLO MARY LOU
Ricky Nelson
9
May
50
THERE'S A MOON OUT TONIGHT
The Capris
3
Feb
51
SURRENDER
Elvis Presley
1
March
52
I LOVE HOW YOU LOVE ME
The Paris Sisters
5
Oct
53
YA YA
Lee Dorsey
7
Oct
54
SCHOOL IS OUT
Gary "U.S." Bonds
6
Sept
55
MEXICO
Bob Moore
7
Oct
56
WALK RIGHT BACK
The Everly Brothers
7
March
57
YOU DON'T KNOW WHAT YOU'VE GOT
Ral Donner
4
Sept
58
THE WAY YOU LOOK TONIGHT
The Lettermen
13
Oct
59
MOODY RIVER
Pat Boone
1
June
60
ONE MINT JULIP
Ray Charles
8
May
61
TAKE GOOD CARE OF HER
Adam Wade
7
May
62
GEE WHIZ (Look At His Eyes)
Carla Thomas
10
March
63
STAND BY ME
Ben E. King
4
June
64
SPANISH HARLEM
Ben E. King
10
March
65
IT'S GONNA WORK OUT FINE
Ike and Tina Turner
14
Sept
66
BABY BLUE
The Echoes
!2
May
67
BABY SITTIN' BOOGIE
Buzz Clifford
6
March
68
HATS OFF TO LARRY
Del Shannon
5
July
69
THOSE OLDIES BUT GOODIES (Remind Me Of You)
Little Caesar and The Romans
9
June
70
THE FLY
Chubby Checker
7
Nov
71
(Marie's the Name) HIS LATEST FLAME
Elvis Presley
4
Sept
72
WONDERLAND BY NIGHT
Burt Kaempfert
1
Jan
73
BLESS YOU
Tony Orlando
15
Oct
74
I'VE TOLD EVERY LITTLE STAR
Linda Scott
3
May
75
ONE TRACK MIND
Bobby Lewis
9
Sept
76
ANGEL BABY
Rosie and the Originals
5
Jan
77
PRETTY LITTLE ANGEL EYES
Curtis Lee
7
Aug
78
THINK TWICE
Brook Benton
11
April
79
DOES YOUR CHEWING GUM LOSE ITS FLAVOR (On the Bedpost Over night)
Lonnie Donegan & His Skiffle Group
5
Sept
80
BREAKIN' IN A BRAND NEW BROKEN HEART
Connie Francis
7
May
81
MAMA SAID
The Shirelles
4
May
82
LET THE FOUR WINDS BLOW
Fats Domino
15
Aug
83
THE WRITING ON THE WALL
Adam Wade
5
July
84
MY KIND OF GIRL
Matt Monro
18
July
85
TONIGHT MY LOVE TONIGHT
Paul Anka
13
May
86
SAN ANTONIO ROSE
Floyd Kramer
8
July
87
BIG BAD JOHN
Jimmy Dean
1
Nov
88
GOOD TIME BABY
Bobby Rydell
11
March
89
RUBBER BALL
Bobby Vee
6
Jan
90
MISSING YOU
Ray Peterson
29
Sept
91
DUM DUM
Brenda Lee
4
July
92
I'M GONNA KNOCK ON YOUR DOOR
Eddie Hodges
12
Aug
93
YOU CAN DEPEND ON ME
Brenda Lee
6
May
94
LET'S TWIST AGAIN
Chubby Checker
8
Aug
95
TAKE FIVE
Dave Brubeck Quartet
25
Oct
96
ARE YOU LONESOME TO-NIGHT
Elvis Presley
1
Nov 1960
97
SEA OF HEARTBREAK
Don Gibson
21
Aug
98
MORE MONEY FOR YOU AND ME (Medley)
The Four Preps
17
Sept
99
YOU MUST HAVE BEEN A BEAUTIFUL BABY
Bobby Darin
5
Oct
100
PLEASE STAY
The Drifters
14
July

 

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