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  • 01. The Drifters - Save The Last Dance For Me
    02. Connie Francis - Everybody's Somebody's Fool
    03. Roy Orbison - Only the Lonely
    04. Sam Cooke - Wonderful World
    05. The Drifters - This Magic Moment
    06. Etta James - All I Could Do Was Cry
    07. Dinah Washington - Baby (You've Got What It Takes)
    08. Paul Anka - Puppy Love
    09. Buddy Holly - Heartbeat
    10. Marty Robbins - El Paso
    11. Brian Hyland - Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini
    12. The Chordettes - Lollipop
    Akini's Top 100 Albums of the Decade: [2-1!]

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    • 1.(1) Elvis Presley - It's Now Or Never
      2.(2) The Drifters - Save The Last Dance For Me
      3.(3) The Shadows - Apache
      4.(4) Chubby Checker - The Twist
      5.(5) Rolf Harris - Tie Me Kangaroo Down Sport
      6.(6) Ricky Valence - Tell Laura I Love Her
      7.(7) Sam Cooke - Chain Gang
      8.(8) The Ventures - Walk - Don't Run
      9.(11) Bobby Rydell - Volare
      10.(-) Roy Orbison - Blue Angel
      11.(-) Wanda Jackson - Let's Have A Party
      12.(-) Hank Ballard & The Midnighters - Let's Go, Let's Go, Let's Go


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      • 1 (1) Ricky Valence - Tell Laura I Love Her
        2 (2) The Drifters - Save The Last Dance For Me
        3 (3) Frank Sinatra - Nice N' Easy
        4 NEW Buster Brown - Is You Is Or Is You Ain't My Baby
        5 (4) Sam Cooke - Chain Gang
        6 (5) Shirley Bassey - As Long As He Needs Me
        7 (6) Rolf Harris - Tie Me Kangaroo Down Sport
        8 (7) Chubby Checker - The Twist
        9 (8) The Shadows - Apache
        10 (9) Elvis Presley - It's Now Or Never
        11 (10) Johnny Kidd & The Pirates - Shakin' All Over
        12 (11) Buddy Greco - The Lady Is A Tramp
        (12) Cliff Richard - Please Don't Tease

        Those of a certain age will know No. 4 as "Does you does or does you don't take Access"!

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        • 1 (1) The Drifters - Save The Last Dance For Me
          2 (2) Sam Cooke - Chain Gang
          3 (3) Chubby Checker - The Twist
          4 (4) Elvis Presley - It's Now Or Never
          5 (5) Brian Hyland - Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini
          6 (6) Sam Cooke - Wonderful World
          7 (-) Joe Jones - You Talk Too Much
          8 (7) Rolf Harris - Tie Me Kangaroo Down Sport
          9 (8) Fats Domino - Walking To New Orleans
          10 (9) Roy Orbison - Only The Lonely
          11 (10) The Everly Brothers - When I Be Loved
          12 (11) The Everly Brothers - Cathy's Clown

          - (12) Elvis Presley - Stuck On You
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          • 01. (1) Ricky Valance - Tell Laura I Love Her
            02. (2) The Drifters - Save The Last Dance For Me
            03. (4) Bob Luman - Let's Think About Living
            04. (3) The Everly Brothers - So Sad (To Watch Good Love Go Bad)
            05. (NE) Roy Orbison - Blue Angel
            06. (6) Shirley Bassey - As Long As He Needs Me
            07. (8) The Everly Brothers - Lucille
            08. (5) Sam Cooke - Chain Gang
            09. (7) Elvis Presley - It's Now Or Never
            10. (9) The Shadows - Apache
            11. (10) Connie Francis - My Heart Has A Mind Of Its Own
            12. (11) Duane Eddy - Because They're Young


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            • The Drifters have a third turn on the dancefloor at #1. Roy Orbison goes top 5. Joe Jones & Johnny Horton go top 10.
              Last Week This Week Song Title Weeks On Total Points Peak
              1 1 The Drifters - Save The Last Dance For Me 3 81 1
              2 2 Sam Cooke - Chain Gang 6 45 1
              3 3 Ricky Valence - Tell Laura I Love Her 4 43 3
              5 4 Chubby Checker - The Twist 8 33 2
              NEW 5 Roy Orbison - Blue Angel 1 32 5
              4 6 Elvis Presley - It's Now Or Never 10 30 1
              6 7 The Shadows - Apache 9 27 2
              NEW 8 Joe Jones - You Talk Too Much 1 17 8
              NEW 9 Johnny Horton - North To Alaska 1 15 9
              12 10 Bob Luman - Let's Think About Living 3 15 10
              8 11 Brian Hyland - Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini 12 13 2
              10 12 Roy Orbison - Only The Lonely 16 13 1
              11 13 Rolf Harris - Tie Me Kangaroo Down Sport 9 13 6
              13 14 Sam Cooke - Wonderful World 20 12 1
              7 15 The Ventures - Walk - Don't Run 10 10 4
              9 16 Shirley Bassey - As Long As He Needs Me 7 10 8
              15 17 Connie Francis - Everybody's Somebody's Fool 20 9 3
              17 18 Frank Sinatra - Nice N' Easy 4 8 14
              NEW 19 Buster Brown - Is You Is Or Is You Ain't My Baby 1 7 19
              16 20 The Everly Brothers - So Sad (To Watch Good Love Go Bad) 3 7 15
              14 21 Brenda Lee - I Want To Be Wanted (Per Tutta La Vita) 2 6 14
              20 22 Shirley & Lee - Let The Good Times Roll 3 6 20
              19 23 The Drifters - This Magic Moment 31 6 1
              NEW 24 Hank Ballard & The Midnighters - Let's Go, Let's Go, Let's Go 1 5 24
              NEW 25 Wanda Jackson - Let's Have A Party 1 5 25
              21 26 Etta James - All I Could Do Was Cry 21 5 14
              18 27 Ike & Tina Turner - A Fool In Love 4 4 15
              22 28 Bobby Rydell - Volare 10 4 7
              25 29 Dinah Washington - Baby (You've Got What It Takes) 35 4 14
              30 30 The Everly Brothers - Lucille 3 4 30
              24 31 Johnny & The Hurricanes - Rocking Goose 3 3 24
              27 32 Paul Anka - Puppy Love 33 3 2
              31 33 Piltdown Men - Macdonald's Cave 2 2 31
              32 34 Buddy Holly - Heartbeat (1960) 21 2 5
              26 35 Fats Domino - Walking To New Orleans 14 2 5
              NEW 36 Danny & The Juniors - Twistin' U.S.A. 1 1 36
              23 37 Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers - Little Bitty Pretty One 7 1 14
              29 38 The Everly Brothers - Be Bop A-Lula 11 1 9
              33 39 Ray Peterson - Tell Laura I Love Her 15 1 4
              39 40 Marty Robbins - Five Brothers 2 1 39
              34 41 Buddy Greco - The Lady Is A Tramp 11 1 14
              42 42 Johnny Kidd & The Pirates - Shakin' All Over 14 1 5
              45 43 The Everly Brothers - When Will I Be Loved 18 1 3
              46 44 The Everly Brothers - Cathy's Clown 23 1 1
              28 45 Connie Francis - My Heart Has A Mind Of Its Own 6 1 14
              40 46 Duane Eddy - Because They're Young 9 1 10
              43 OUT Cliff Richard - Please Don't Tease 12 0 8
              44 OUT Elvis Presley - Stuck On You 25 0 1
              36 OUT Fats Domino - Three Nights A Week 3 0 35
              38 OUT John Barry Seven - Walk Don't Run 2 0 38
              41 OUT Johnny Burnette - Dreamin' 9 0 16
              35 OUT The Ivy Three - Yogi 7 0 24
              37 OUT The Shirelles - Tonight's The Night 2 0 37

              1960 #1s
              1. Neil Sedaka - Oh! Carol (8 weeks, 2 weeks 1960)
              2. Percy Faith - The Theme From "A Summer Place" (1 week)
              3. Bobby Darin - Beyond The Sea (6 weeks)
              4. The Drifters - This Magic Moment (5 weeks)
              5. Elvis Presley - Stuck On You (2 weeks)
              6. The Everly Brothers - Cathy's Clown (3 weeks)
              7. Sam Cooke - Wonderful World (4 weeks)
              8. Roy Orbison - Only The Lonely (6 weeks)
              9. Elvis Presley - It's Now Or Never (4 weeks)
              10. Sam Cooke - Chain Gang (3 weeks)
              11. The Drifters - Save The Last Dance For Me (3 weeks)
              "And keep reaching for the stars...." Casey Kasem RIP 1932-2014

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              • Voting List:
                Code:
                Bob Luman - Let's Think About Living
                Bobby Rydell - Volare
                Brenda Lee - I Want To Be Wanted (Per Tutta La Vita)
                Brian Hyland - Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini
                Buddy Greco - The Lady Is A Tramp
                Buddy Holly - Heartbeat (1960)
                Buster Brown - Is You Is Or Is You Ain't My Baby
                Chubby Checker - The Twist
                Connie Francis - Everybody's Somebody's Fool
                Connie Francis - My Heart Has A Mind Of Its Own
                Danny & The Juniors - Twistin' U.S.A.
                Dinah Washington - Baby (You've Got What It Takes)
                Duane Eddy - Because They're Young
                Elvis Presley - It's Now Or Never
                Emile Ford & The Checkmates - Them There Eyes
                Etta James - All I Could Do Was Cry
                Etta James - My Dearest Darling
                Fats Domino - Walking To New Orleans
                Frank Sinatra - Nice N' Easy
                Frankie Avalon - Togetherness
                Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers - Little Bitty Pretty One
                Hank Ballard & The Midnighters - Let's Go, Let's Go, Let's Go
                Ike & Tina Turner - A Fool In Love
                Joe Jones - You Talk Too Much
                Johnny & The Hurricanes - Rocking Goose
                Johnny Horton - North To Alaska
                Johnny Kidd & The Pirates - Shakin' All Over
                Marty Robbins - Five Brothers
                Michael Holliday - Little Boy Lost
                Neil Sedaka - You Mean Everything To Me
                Paul Anka - Puppy Love
                Piltdown Men - Macdonald's Cave
                Ray Peterson - Tell Laura I Love Her
                Ricky Valence - Tell Laura I Love Her
                Rolf Harris - Tie Me Kangaroo Down Sport
                Roy Orbison - Blue Angel
                Roy Orbison - Only The Lonely
                Sam Cooke - Chain Gang
                Sam Cooke - Wonderful World
                Shirley & Lee - Let The Good Times Roll
                Shirley Bassey - As Long As He Needs Me
                The Drifters - Save The Last Dance For Me
                The Drifters - This Magic Moment
                The Everly Brothers - Be Bop A-Lula
                The Everly Brothers - Cathy's Clown
                The Everly Brothers - Lucille
                The Everly Brothers - So Sad (To Watch Good Love Go Bad)
                The Everly Brothers - When Will I Be Loved
                The Shadows - Apache
                The Ventures - Walk - Don't Run
                Wanda Jackson - Let's Have A Party
                New Additions:
                Code:
                Billy Fury - Wondrous Place
                Bobby Darin - Artificial Flowers
                Bobby Darin - Somebody To Love
                Cliff Richard - Nine Times Out Of Ten
                Cowboy Copas - Alabam
                Frankie Ford - You Talk Too Much
                Frankie Vaughan - Kookie Little Paradise
                Jimmy Clanton - Wait
                Johnnie & Joe - Over The Mountain, Across The Sea
                Paul Anka - Summer's Gone
                Ray Charles - Georgia On My Mind
                Roger Williams - Temptation
                These can no longer be voted:
                Code:
                John Barry Seven - Walk Don't Run
                The Shirelles - Tonight's The Night
                Fats Domino - Three Nights A Week
                The Ivy Three - Yogi
                Johnny Burnette - Dreamin'
                Cliff Richard - Please Don't Tease
                Elvis Presley - Stuck On You
                Bill Black's Combo - Don't Be Cruel
                Bill Black's Combo - White Silver Sands
                Bobby Vee - Since I Met You Baby
                Dante and the Evergreens - Time Machine
                Jimmy Jones - I Just Go For You
                Lloyd Price - Just Call Me (And I'll Understand)
                Piltdown Men - Brontosaurus Stomp
                Ricky Nelson - Yes Sir, That's My Baby
                The Chiffons - Tonight's The Night
                The Crests - Journey Of Love
                The Olympics - Shimmy Like Kate
                Tommy Bruce & The Bruisers - Broken Doll
                "And keep reaching for the stars...." Casey Kasem RIP 1932-2014

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                • (NEW) 1. Ray Charles - Georgia On My Mind
                  (1) 2. The Drifters - Save The Last Dance For Me
                  (2) 3. Joe Jones - You Talk Too Much
                  (3) 4. Sam Cooke - Chain Gang
                  (4) 5. Chubby Checker - The Twist
                  (5) 6. Johnny Horton - North To Alaska
                  (6) 7. Brenda Lee - I Want To Be Wanted
                  (7) 8. Ike & Tina Turner - A Fool In Love
                  (8) 9. Hank Ballard & The Midnighters - Let's Go, Let's Go, Let's Go
                  (9) 10. Ventures - Walk Don't Run
                  (10) 11. Roy Orbison - Blue Angel
                  (11) 12. Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers - Little Bitty Pretty One

                  OUT:
                  12. Danny & The Juniors - Twistin' U.S.A.
                  "And keep reaching for the stars...." Casey Kasem RIP 1932-2014

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                  • 01 (01) Roy Orbison - Blue Angel
                    02 (02) The Drifters - Save the Last Dance for Me
                    03 (03) Ricky Valance - Tell Laura I Love Her
                    04 (04) Elvis Presley - It's Now or Never
                    05 (05) Sam Cooke - Chain Gang
                    06 (06) Brian Hyland - Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini
                    07 (07) The Ventures - Walk Don't Run
                    08 (08) Roy Orbison - Only the Lonely
                    09 (09) Chubby Checker - The Twist
                    10 (10) Ray Peterson - Tell Laura I Love Her
                    11 (11) Everly Brothers - Be Bop A-Lula
                    12 (12) The Shadows - Apache
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                    • 01(02) Roy Orbison - Blue Angel
                      02(01) Ricky Valance - Tell Laura I Love Her
                      03 (-) Cliff Richard - Nine Times Out Of Ten
                      04(05) Shirley & Lee - Let The Good Times Roll
                      05(07) Wanda Jackson - Let's Have A Party
                      06(03) The Shadows - Apache
                      07(04) Bob Luman - Let's Think About Living
                      08 (-) Ray Charles - Georgia On My Mind
                      09(06) The Drifters - Save The Last Dance For Me
                      10(11) Hank Ballard & The Midnighters - Let's Go Let's Go Let's Go
                      11(08) Johhny & The Hurricanes - Rocking Goose
                      12(10) The Ventures - Walk Don't Run

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                      • 01. The Drifters - Save The Last Dance For Me
                        02. Connie Francis - Everybody's Somebody's Fool
                        03. Roy Orbison - Only the Lonely
                        04. Sam Cooke - Wonderful World
                        05. The Drifters - This Magic Moment
                        06. Etta James - All I Could Do Was Cry
                        07. Dinah Washington - Baby (You've Got What It Takes)
                        08. Ray Charles - Georgia on My Mind
                        09. Paul Anka - Puppy Love
                        10. Buddy Holly - Heartbeat
                        11. Marty Robbins - El Paso
                        12. Brian Hyland - Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini
                        Akini's Top 100 Albums of the Decade: [2-1!]

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                        • 1.(1) Elvis Presley - It's Now Or Never
                          2.(2) The Drifters - Save The Last Dance For Me
                          3.(3) The Shadows - Apache
                          4.(4) Chubby Checker - The Twist
                          5.(5) Rolf Harris - Tie Me Kangaroo Down Sport
                          6.(6) Ricky Valence - Tell Laura I Love Her
                          7.(7) Sam Cooke - Chain Gang
                          8.(-) Ray Charles - Georgia On My Mind
                          9.(8) The Ventures - Walk - Don't Run
                          10.(10) Roy Orbison - Blue Angel
                          11.(11) Wanda Jackson - Let's Have A Party
                          12.(12) Hank Ballard & The Midnighters - Let's Go, Let's Go, Let's Go


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