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  • taverner
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    1.(1) Helen Shapiro - Walking Back To Happiness
    2.(-) Elvis Presley - Can't Help Falling In Love
    3.(-) Dion - The Wanderer
    4.(3) The Tokens - The Lion Sleeps Tonight
    5.(-) Mr Acker Bilk - Stranger On The Shore
    6.(4) Jimmy Dean - Big Bad John
    7.(5) Neil Sedaka - Happy Birthday, Sweet Sixteen
    8.(6) Sandy Nelson - Let There Be Drums
    9.(7) Patsy Cline - Crazy
    10.(8) Danny Williams - Moon River
    11.(9) Kenny Ball & His Jazzmen - Midnight In Moscow
    12.(-) Elvis Presley - Rock-A-Hula Baby

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  • Benny
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    01 (01) The Tokens - The Lion Sleeps Tonight
    02 (02) Pat Boone - Johnny Will
    03 (---) Helen Shapiro - Walkin' Back To Happiness
    04 (---) Dion - The Wanderer
    05 (---) Elvis Presley - Rock-A-Hula Baby
    06 (---) Elvis Presley - Can't Help Falling in Love
    07 (03) Neil Sedaka - Happy Birthday Sweet Sixteen
    08 (04) Bobby Vee - Run to Him
    09 (05) Curtis Lee - Under the Moon of Love
    10 (06 Dion - Runaround Sue
    11 (07) Del Shannon - Hey Little Girl
    12 (08) Ray Charles - Unchain My Heart

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  • Metalweb
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    01(01) Dion - Runaround Sue
    02 (-) Dion - The Wanderer
    03(02) John Leyton - Wild Wind
    04(03) Neil Sedaka - Happy Birthday Sweet Sixteen
    05(05) Bobby Vee - Run To Him
    06 (-) Elvis Presley - Can't Help Falling In Love
    07(08) Del Shannon - Hey Little Girl
    08(08) Joey Dee & The Starlighters - Peppermint Twist
    09(06) Shane Fenton & The Fentones - I'm A Moody Guy
    10(07) The Tokens - The Lion Sleeps Tonight
    11(09) Curtis Lee - Under The Moon Of Love
    12(10) Ray Charles - Unchain My Heart

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  • vinnie65
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    01 01 The Tokens - The Lion Sleeps Tonight
    02 NE Elvis Presley - Canīt Help Falling In Love
    03 02 Danny Williams - Moon River
    04 03 Ray Charles - Hit The Road Jack
    05 04 Neil Sedaka - Happy Birthday Sweet Sixteen
    06 05 Dion - Runaround Sue
    07 06 Pat Boone - Johnny Will
    08 07 Joey Dee & The Starliters - Peppermint Twist
    09 08 Patsy Cline - Crazy
    10 09 Del Shannon - So Long Baby
    11 10 Bobby Vee - Run to Him
    12 11 The Marvelettes - Please Mr.Postman

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  • tdc2000
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    (NEW) 1. Dion - Runaround Sue
    (1) 2. The Tokens - The Lion Sleeps Tonight
    (NEW) 3, Elvis Presley - Can't Help Falling In Love
    (2) 42. Joey Dee & The Starliters - Peppermint Twist
    (3) 5. Patsy Cline - Crazy
    (NEW) 6. Elvis Presley - Rock-A-Hula Baby
    (4) 7. The Lettermen - When I Fall In Love
    (5) 8. Ray Charles - Unchain My Heart
    (6) 9. Ray Charles - Hit The Road Jack
    (7) 10. Dion - Runaround Sue
    (8) 11. Del Shannon - Hey! Little Girl
    (9) 12. Neil Sedaka - Happy Birthday, Sweet Sixteen

    OUT:
    10. Jimmy Dean - Big Bad John
    11. Ike & Tina Turner - Poor Fool
    12. Dave Brubeck Quartet - Take Five

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  • tdc2000
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    Voting List:
    Code:
    Adam Faith - The Time Has Come
    Ben E. King - Spanish Harlem
    Ben E. King - Stand By Me
    Bobby Vee - Run To Him
    Bobby Vee - Walkin' With My Angel
    Brian Hyland - I'll Never Stop Wanting You
    Charlie Drake - My Boomerang Won't Come Back
    Cliff Richard - When The Girl In Your Arms Is The Girl In Your Heart
    Connie Francis - When The Boy In Your Arms (Is The Boy In Your Heart)
    Curtis Lee - Under The Moon Of Love
    Dale Sisters - My Sunday Baby
    Danny Williams - Moon River (UK)
    Dave Brubeck Quartet - Take Five
    Del Shannon - Hey! Little Girl
    Dick Dale & The Del-Tones - Let's Go Trippin'
    Dion - Runaround Sue
    Elvis Presley - (Marie's The Name) His Latest Flame
    Elvis Presley - Little Sister
    Etta James - At Last
    Frank Sinatra - The Coffee Song
    Gene Pitney - Town Without Pity
    Harry Belafonte & Odetta - Hole In The Bucket
    Helen Shapiro - Walking Back To Happiness
    Ike & Tina Turner - Poor Fool
    Jack Eubanks - Searching
    James Darren - Goodbye Cruel World
    Jim Reeves - You're The Only Good Thing
    Jimmy Dean - Big Bad John
    Joey Dee & The Starliters - Peppermint Twist - Part 1
    John Leyton - Johnny Remember Me
    John Leyton - Wild Wind
    Johnny Cash - Tennessee Flat-Top Box
    Kenny Ball & His Jazzmen - Midnight In Moscow
    Leroy Van Dyke - Walk On By
    Neil Sedaka - Happy Birthday, Sweet Sixteen
    Pat Boone - Johnny Will
    Patsy Cline - Crazy
    Patsy Cline - I Fall To Pieces
    Petula Clark - My Friend The Sea
    Ray Charles - Hit The Road Jack
    Ray Charles - Unchain My Heart
    Ricky Nelson - Everlovin'
    Roy Orbison - Crying
    Sam Cooke - Cupid
    Sandy Nelson - Let There Be Drums
    Shane Fenton & The Fentones - I'm A Moody Guy
    Shirley Bassey - I'll Get By
    Terry Lightfoot & His New Orleans Jazzmen - King Kong
    The Highwaymen - Cotton Fields
    The Lettermen - The Way You Look Tonight
    The Lettermen - When I Fall In Love
    The Marvelettes - Please Mr. Postman
    The Shadows - The Savage
    The Shirelles - A Thing Of The Past
    The Shirelles - What A Sweet Thing That Was
    The Tokens - The Lion Sleeps Tonight
    Tony Orlando - Happy Times (Are Here To Stay)
    Vic Dana - Little Altar Boy
    New Additions:
    Code:
    Anthony Newley - Pop Goes The Weasel
    Bobby Bland - Turn On Your Love Light
    Dave Brubeck Quartet - Unsquare Dance
    Danny Peppermint & The Juniors - The Peppermint Twist
    Dinah Washington - September In The Rain
    Dion - The Wanderer
    Dion - The Majestic
    Don Gibson - Lonesome Number One
    Eddie Cochran - Jeannie, Jeannie, Jeannie
    Elvis Presley - Can't Help Falling In Love
    Elvis Presley - Rock-A-Hula Bab
    Fats Domino - I Hear You Knocking
    Fats Domino - What A Party (UK)
    G-Clefs - I Understand
    Helen Shapiro - Walkin' Back To Happiness
    Jim Reeves - (How Can I Write On Paper) What I Feel In My Heart
    Johnny Tillotson - Dreamy Eyes
    Mr Acker Bilk - Stranger On The Shore
    Phil McLean - Small Sad Sam
    Russ Conway - Toy Balloons
    Sue Thompson - Norman
    Timi Yuro - She Really Loves You
    These can no longer be voted:
    Code:
    The Highwaymen - The Gypsy Rover
    Gary "US" Bonds - School Is In
    Ferrante & Teicher - Tonight
    Henry Mancini - Moon River
    Del Shannon - So Long Baby
    The Drifters - Sweets For My Sweet
    Bobby Vee - Take Good Care Of My Baby
    Bobby Lewis - What A Walk
    Brenda Lee - Fool Number One
    Brook Benton - Revenge
    James Ray - If You Gotta Make Of Fool Of Somebody
    Jimmy Crawford - I Love How You Love Me
    Nat "King" Cole - Let True Love Begin
    Perry Como - You're Following Me
    Spinners - Love (I'm So Glad) I Found You
    Springfields - Bambino
    The Crystals - There's No Other (Like My Baby)
    Valadiers - Greetings (This Is Uncle Sam)

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  • tdc2000
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    The Tokens earn a third week at #1 this week. Ray Charles and Del Shannon go top 10.
    Last Week This Week Song Title Weeks On Total Points Peak
    1 1 The Tokens - The Lion Sleeps Tonight 3 72 1
    2 2 Neil Sedaka - Happy Birthday, Sweet Sixteen 3 53 2
    3 3 Dion - Runaround Sue 10 46 1
    4 4 Patsy Cline - Crazy 6 44 1
    6 5 Ray Charles - Hit The Road Jack 12 31 1
    5 6 Joey Dee & The Starliters - Peppermint Twist - Part 1 2 30 5
    NEW 7 Ray Charles - Unchain My Heart 1 25 7
    7 8 Danny Williams - Moon River (UK) 4 21 5
    8 9 Bobby Vee - Run To Him 3 20 8
    NEW 10 Del Shannon - Hey! Little Girl 1 18 10
    9 11 Helen Shapiro - Walking Back To Happiness 9 18 2
    12 12 Pat Boone - Johnny Will 3 15 12
    10 13 Jimmy Dean - Big Bad John 9 14 6
    11 14 The Marvelettes - Please Mr. Postman 13 14 1
    13 15 John Leyton - Wild Wind 8 13 8
    14 16 Elvis Presley - (Marie's The Name) His Latest Flame 14 11 1
    16 17 The Lettermen - When I Fall In Love 2 9 16
    19 18 Connie Francis - When The Boy In Your Arms (Is The Boy In Your Heart) 2 9 18
    20 19 Patsy Cline - I Fall To Pieces 28 9 2
    15 20 Curtis Lee - Under The Moon Of Love 7 8 4
    21 21 Etta James - At Last 46 8 2
    48 22 Petula Clark - My Friend The Sea 2 8 22
    22 23 Roy Orbison - Crying 16 7 1
    23 24 Dave Brubeck Quartet - Take Five 12 6 7
    24 25 Sandy Nelson - Let There Be Drums 5 6 11
    18 26 James Darren - Goodbye Cruel World 7 6 7
    27 27 Ben E. King - Stand By Me 30 6 1
    17 28 Shane Fenton & The Fentones - I'm A Moody Guy 5 5 15
    25 29 Adam Faith - The Time Has Come 5 5 14
    30 30 Ben E. King - Spanish Harlem 48 4 1
    31 31 Cliff Richard - When The Girl In Your Arms Is The Girl In Your Heart 6 4 20
    32 32 The Shadows - The Savage 2 3 32
    33 33 Sam Cooke - Cupid 26 3 1
    49 34 John Leyton - Johnny Remember Me 17 3 3
    34 35 Charlie Drake - My Boomerang Won't Come Back 8 3 14
    28 36 Leroy Van Dyke - Walk On By 5 2 12
    35 37 Kenny Ball & His Jazzmen - Midnight In Moscow 3 2 35
    38 38 Elvis Presley - Little Sister 15 2 6
    NEW 39 Ike & Tina Turner - Poor Fool 1 1 39
    42 40 Ricky Nelson - Everlovin' 2 1 40
    43 41 Harry Belafonte & Odetta - Hole In The Bucket 10 1 10
    45 42 The Shirelles - A Thing Of The Past 21 1 24
    46 43 The Shirelles - What A Sweet Thing That Was 20 1 38
    29 44 Gene Pitney - Town Without Pity 5 1 20
    37 45 Johnny Cash - Tennessee Flat-Top Box 3 1 30
    47 OUT Bobby Vee - Take Good Care Of My Baby 17 0 1
    36 OUT Del Shannon - So Long Baby 11 0 9
    40 OUT Ferrante & Teicher - Tonight 7 0 22
    39 OUT Gary "US" Bonds - School Is In 6 0 21
    41 OUT Henry Mancini - Moon River 8 0 13
    44 OUT The Drifters - Sweets For My Sweet 12 0 6
    26 OUT The Highwaymen - The Gypsy Rover 4 0 18

    1961 #1s
    1. Brenda Lee - Rockin' Around The Christmas Tree (1 week)
    2. Ben E. King - Spanish Harlem (7 weeks)
    3. Elvis Presley - Surrender (2 weeks)
    4. Del Shannon - Runaway (9 weeks)
    5. Ben E. King - Stand By Me (5 weeks)
    6. Sam Cooke - Cupid (1 week)
    7. Chubby Checker - Let's Twist Again (7 weeks)
    8. Bobby Vee - Take Good Care Of My Baby (1 week)
    9. Roy Orbison - Crying (2 weeks)
    10. Elvis Presley - (Marie's The Name) His Latest Flame (1 week)
    11. The Marvelettes - Please Mr. Postman (2 weeks)
    12. Ray Charles - Hit The Road Jack (1 week)
    13. Dion - Runaround Sue (5 weeks)
    14. Patsy Cline - Crazy (2 weeks)
    15. The Tokens - The Lion Sleeps Tonight (3 weeks)

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  • FreakyFlyBry
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    1 (1) The Tokens - The Lion Sleeps Tonight
    2 (2) Patsy Cline - Crazy
    3 (3) Dion - Runaround Sue
    4 (4) Ray Charles - Hit The Road Jack
    5 (-) Ray Charles - Unchain My heart
    6 (5) Neil Sedaka = Happy Birthday, Sweet Sixteen
    7 (6) Joey Dee & The Starliters - Peppermint Twist - Part 1
    8 (7) The Marvelettes - Please Mr. Postman
    9 (8) Roy Orbison - Crying
    10 (9) Johnny Cash - Tennessee Flat-Top Box
    11 (10) Elvis Presley - (Marie's The Name) His Latest Flame
    12 (11) Elvis Presley - Little Sister

    - (12) Bobby Vee - Take Good Care Of My Baby

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  • zeus555
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    01 (1) Danny Williams - Moon River
    02 (2) The Tokens - The Lion Sleeps Tonight
    03 (3) Neil Sedaka - Happy Birthday Sweet Sixteen
    04 (NE) Petula Clark - My Friend The Sea
    05 (5) Helen Shapiro - Walking Back To Happiness
    06 (4) Adam Faith - The Time Has Come
    07 (7) John Leyton - Wild Wind
    08 (12) John Leyton - Johnny Remember Me
    09 (6) James Darren - Goodbye Cruel World
    10 (8) Gene Pitney - Town Without Pity
    11 (10) Patsy Cline - Crazy
    12 (11) Dion - Runaround Sue


    Zeus555

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  • JSparksFan
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    01. The Marvelettes - Please Mr. Postman
    02. Patsy Cline - I Fall to Pieces
    03. Etta James - At Last
    04. Patsy Cline - Crazy
    05. Ben E. King - Stand By Me
    06. Roy Orbison - Crying
    07. Ben E. King - Spanish Harlem
    08. Sam Cooke - Cupid
    09. Dion - Runaround Sue
    10. The Shirelles - A Thing Of The Past
    11. The Shirelles - What A Sweet Thing That Was
    12. The Tokens - The Lion Sleeps Tonight

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  • taverner
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    1.(1) Helen Shapiro - Walking Back To Happiness
    2.(2) Dion - Runaround Sue
    3.(3) The Tokens - The Lion Sleeps Tonight
    4.(4) Jimmy Dean - Big Bad John
    5.(5) Neil Sedaka - Happy Birthday, Sweet Sixteen
    6.(6) Sandy Nelson - Let There Be Drums
    7.(7) Patsy Cline - Crazy
    8.(8) Danny Williams - Moon River
    9.(9) Kenny Ball & His Jazzmen - Midnight In Moscow
    10.(10) Harry Belafonte & Odetta - Hole In The Bucket
    11.(11) Connie Francis - When The Boy In Your Arms (Is The Boy In Your Heart)
    12.(12) The Shadows - The Savage

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  • vinnie65
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    01 01 The Tokens - The Lion Sleeps Tonight
    02 03 Ray Charles - Hit The Road Jack
    03 04 Neil Sedaka - Happy Birthday Sweet Sixteen
    04 NE Del Shannon - Hey! Little Girl
    05 06 Pat Boone - Johnny Will
    06 02 Danny Williams - Moon River
    07 05 Dion - Runaround Sue
    08 NE Ray Charles - Unchain My Heart
    09 07 Joey Dee & The Starliters - Peppermint Twist
    10 08 Patsy Cline - Crazy
    11 10 Bobby Vee - Run to Him
    12 11 The Marvelettes - Please Mr.Postman

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  • android
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    The Tokens - The Lion Sleeps Tonight
    Joey Dee & The Starliters - Peppermint Twist
    Neil Sedaka - Happy Birthday, Sweet Sixteen
    Patsy Cline - Crazy
    Ray Charles - Unchain My Heart
    Bobby Vee - Run to Him
    James Darren - Goodbye Cruel World
    Dion - Runaround Sue
    The Lettermen - When I Fall In Love
    Del Shannon - Hey! Little Girl
    Ricky Nelson - Everlovin'
    Helen Shapiro - Walkin' Back To Happiness

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  • Metalweb
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    01(01) Dion - Runaround Sue
    02(02) John Leyton - Wild Wind
    03(03) Neil Sedaka - Happy Birthday Sweet Sixteen
    04(06) Bobby Vee - Run To Him
    05(08) Joey Dee & The Starlighters - Peppermint Twist
    06(04) Shane Fenton & The Fentones - I'm A Moody Guy
    07(05) The Tokens - The Lion Sleeps Tonight
    08 (-) Del Shannon - Hey! Little Girl
    09(07) Curtis Lee - Under The Moon Of Love
    10 (-) Ray Charles - Unchain My Heart
    11(09) Sandy Nelson - Let There Be Drums
    12(10) The Shadows - The Savage

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  • Benny
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    01 (01) The Tokens - The Lion Sleeps Tonight
    02 (02) Pat Boone - Johnny Will
    03 (03) Neil Sedaka - Happy Birthday Sweet Sixteen
    04 (04) Bobby Vee - Run to Him
    05 (05) Curtis Lee - Under the Moon of Love
    06 (06 Dion - Runaround Sue
    07 (---) Del Shannon - Hey Little Girl
    08 (---) Ray Charles - Unchain My Heart
    09 (07) Leroy Van Dyke - Walk on By
    10 (08) Danny Williams - Moon River
    11 (09) Helen Shapiro - Walking Back To Happiness
    12 (10) Ray Charles - Hit the Road Jack

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  • tdc2000
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    (1) 1. The Tokens - The Lion Sleeps Tonight
    (2) 2. Joey Dee & The Starliters - Peppermint Twist
    (3) 3. Patsy Cline - Crazy
    (4) 4. The Lettermen - When I Fall In Love
    (NEW) 5. Ray Charles - Unchain My Heart
    (5) 6. Ray Charles - Hit The Road Jack
    (6) 7. Dion - Runaround Sue
    (NEW) 8. Del Shannon - Hey! Little Girl
    (7) 9. Neil Sedaka - Happy Birthday, Sweet Sixteen
    (8) 10. Jimmy Dean - Big Bad John
    (NEW) 11. Ike & Tina Turner - Poor Fool
    (9) 12. Dave Brubeck Quartet - Take Five

    OUT:
    10. Gary "US" Bonds - School Is In
    11. Ferrante And Teicher - Tonight
    12. Bobby Vee - Run To Him

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  • tdc2000
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    Voting List:
    Code:
    Adam Faith - The Time Has Come
    Ben E. King - Spanish Harlem
    Ben E. King - Stand By Me
    Bobby Lewis - What A Walk
    Bobby Vee - Run To Him
    Bobby Vee - Take Good Care Of My Baby
    Brenda Lee - Fool Number One
    Brook Benton - Revenge
    Charlie Drake - My Boomerang Won't Come Back
    Cliff Richard - When The Girl In Your Arms Is The Girl In Your Heart
    Connie Francis - When The Boy In Your Arms (Is The Boy In Your Heart)
    Curtis Lee - Under The Moon Of Love
    Danny Williams - Moon River (UK)
    Dave Brubeck Quartet - Take Five
    Del Shannon - So Long Baby
    Dion - Runaround Sue
    Elvis Presley - (Marie's The Name) His Latest Flame
    Elvis Presley - Little Sister
    Etta James - At Last
    Ferrante & Teicher - Tonight
    Gary "US" Bonds - School Is In
    Gene Pitney - Town Without Pity
    Harry Belafonte & Odetta - Hole In The Bucket
    Helen Shapiro - Walking Back To Happiness
    Henry Mancini - Moon River
    James Darren - Goodbye Cruel World
    James Ray - If You Gotta Make Of Fool Of Somebody
    Jimmy Crawford - I Love How You Love Me
    Jimmy Dean - Big Bad John
    Joey Dee & The Starliters - Peppermint Twist - Part 1
    John Leyton - Johnny Remember Me
    John Leyton - Wild Wind
    Johnny Cash - Tennessee Flat-Top Box
    Kenny Ball & His Jazzmen - Midnight In Moscow
    Leroy Van Dyke - Walk On By
    Nat "King" Cole - Let True Love Begin
    Neil Sedaka - Happy Birthday, Sweet Sixteen
    Pat Boone - Johnny Will
    Patsy Cline - Crazy
    Patsy Cline - I Fall To Pieces
    Perry Como - You're Following Me
    Petula Clark - My Friend The Sea
    Ray Charles - Hit The Road Jack
    Ricky Nelson - Everlovin'
    Roy Orbison - Crying
    Sam Cooke - Cupid
    Sandy Nelson - Let There Be Drums
    Shane Fenton & The Fentones - I'm A Moody Guy
    Spinners - Love (I'm So Glad) I Found You
    Springfields - Bambino
    The Crystals - There's No Other (Like My Baby)
    The Drifters - Sweets For My Sweet
    The Highwaymen - The Gypsy Rover
    The Lettermen - When I Fall In Love
    The Marvelettes - Please Mr. Postman
    The Shadows - The Savage
    The Shirelles - A Thing Of The Past
    The Shirelles - What A Sweet Thing That Was
    The Tokens - The Lion Sleeps Tonight
    Valadiers - Greetings (This Is Uncle Sam)
    New Additions:
    Code:
    Bobby Vee - Walkin' With My Angel
    Brian Hyland - I'll Never Stop Wanting You
    Dale Sisters - My Sunday Baby
    Del Shannon - Hey! Little Girl
    Dick Dale & The Del-Tones - Let's Go Trippin'
    Frank Sinatra - The Coffee Song
    Jack Eubanks - Searching
    Jim Reeves - You're The Only Good Thing
    Ray Charles - Unchain My heart
    Shirley Bassey - I'll Get By
    Terry Lightfoot & His New Orleans Jazzmen - King Kong
    The Highwaymen - Cotton Fields
    The Lettermen - The Way You Look Tonight
    Tony Orlando - Happy Times (Are Here To Stay)
    Vic Dana - Little Altar Boy
    These can no longer be voted:
    Code:
    Barbara George - I Know (You Don't Love Me No More)
    Frankie Vaughan - Tower Of Strength
    Sue Thompson - Sad Movies (Make Me Cry)
    Chubby Checker - The Fly
    Barry Mann - Who Put The Bomp (In The Bomp Bomp Bomp)
    Ann-Margaret - It Do Me So Good
    Chubby Checker - The Twist (1961)
    Claude King - The Comancheros
    Doug Sheldon - Runaround Sue
    Ernie K-Doe - A Certain Girl
    Jimmy Elledge - Funny How Time Slips Away
    Linda Scott - It's All Because
    Marty Wilde - Tomorrow's Clown
    Si Zentner & His Orchestra - Up A Lazy River
    The Chantals - Well, I Told You
    The Jive Five - Never, Never
    The Showmen - It Will Stand

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  • tdc2000
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    The Tokens earn a second #1 week this week. Joey Dee goes top 5.
    Last Week This Week Song Title Weeks On Total Points Peak
    1 1 The Tokens - The Lion Sleeps Tonight 2 74 1
    2 2 Neil Sedaka - Happy Birthday, Sweet Sixteen 2 55 2
    4 3 Dion - Runaround Sue 9 49 1
    3 4 Patsy Cline - Crazy 5 47 1
    NEW 5 Joey Dee & The Starliters - Peppermint Twist - Part 1 1 31 5
    5 6 Ray Charles - Hit The Road Jack 11 31 1
    6 7 Danny Williams - Moon River (UK) 3 27 5
    10 8 Bobby Vee - Run To Him 2 19 8
    7 9 Helen Shapiro - Walking Back To Happiness 8 19 2
    9 10 Jimmy Dean - Big Bad John 8 16 6
    12 11 The Marvelettes - Please Mr. Postman 12 15 1
    13 12 Pat Boone - Johnny Will 2 14 12
    14 13 John Leyton - Wild Wind 7 13 8
    15 14 Elvis Presley - (Marie's The Name) His Latest Flame 13 11 1
    11 15 Curtis Lee - Under The Moon Of Love 6 10 4
    NEW 16 The Lettermen - When I Fall In Love 1 9 16
    17 17 Shane Fenton & The Fentones - I'm A Moody Guy 4 9 15
    16 18 James Darren - Goodbye Cruel World 6 9 7
    NEW 19 Connie Francis - When The Boy In Your Arms (Is The Boy In Your Heart) 1 9 19
    21 20 Patsy Cline - I Fall To Pieces 27 9 2
    23 21 Etta James - At Last 45 8 2
    20 22 Roy Orbison - Crying 15 8 1
    8 23 Dave Brubeck Quartet - Take Five 11 7 7
    19 24 Sandy Nelson - Let There Be Drums 4 7 11
    24 25 Adam Faith - The Time Has Come 4 7 14
    22 26 The Highwaymen - The Gypsy Rover 3 6 18
    28 27 Ben E. King - Stand By Me 29 6 1
    25 28 Leroy Van Dyke - Walk On By 4 5 12
    27 29 Gene Pitney - Town Without Pity 4 4 20
    32 30 Ben E. King - Spanish Harlem 47 4 1
    33 31 Cliff Richard - When The Girl In Your Arms Is The Girl In Your Heart 5 4 20
    NEW 32 The Shadows - The Savage 1 3 32
    37 33 Sam Cooke - Cupid 25 3 1
    38 34 Charlie Drake - My Boomerang Won't Come Back 7 3 14
    35 35 Kenny Ball & His Jazzmen - Midnight In Moscow 2 2 35
    31 36 Del Shannon - So Long Baby 10 2 9
    30 37 Johnny Cash - Tennessee Flat-Top Box 2 2 30
    26 38 Elvis Presley - Little Sister 14 2 6
    29 39 Gary "US" Bonds - School Is In 5 1 21
    34 40 Ferrante & Teicher - Tonight 6 1 22
    40 41 Henry Mancini - Moon River 7 1 13
    NEW 42 Ricky Nelson - Everlovin' 1 1 42
    46 43 Harry Belafonte & Odetta - Hole In The Bucket 9 1 10
    45 44 The Drifters - Sweets For My Sweet 11 1 6
    47 45 The Shirelles - A Thing Of The Past 20 1 24
    48 46 The Shirelles - What A Sweet Thing That Was 19 1 38
    43 47 Bobby Vee - Take Good Care Of My Baby 16 1 1
    NEW 48 Petula Clark - My Friend The Sea 1 1 48
    36 49 John Leyton - Johnny Remember Me 16 1 3
    41 OUT Barbara George - I Know (You Don't Love Me No More) 2 0 41
    44 OUT Barry Mann - Who Put The Bomp (In The Bomp Bomp Bomp) 16 0 5
    39 OUT Chubby Checker - The Fly 9 0 22
    49 OUT Frankie Vaughan - Tower Of Strength 2 0 49
    42 OUT Sue Thompson - Sad Movies (Make Me Cry) 3 0 31
    1961 #1s
    1. Brenda Lee - Rockin' Around The Christmas Tree (1 week)
    2. Ben E. King - Spanish Harlem (7 weeks)
    3. Elvis Presley - Surrender (2 weeks)
    4. Del Shannon - Runaway (9 weeks)
    5. Ben E. King - Stand By Me (5 weeks)
    6. Sam Cooke - Cupid (1 week)
    7. Chubby Checker - Let's Twist Again (7 weeks)
    8. Bobby Vee - Take Good Care Of My Baby (1 week)
    9. Roy Orbison - Crying (2 weeks)
    10. Elvis Presley - (Marie's The Name) His Latest Flame (1 week)
    11. The Marvelettes - Please Mr. Postman (2 weeks)
    12. Ray Charles - Hit The Road Jack (1 week)
    13. Dion - Runaround Sue (5 weeks)
    14. Patsy Cline - Crazy (2 weeks)
    15. The Tokens - The Lion Sleeps Tonight (2 weeks)

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  • matthew_dixon
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    1 (1) Elvis Presley - (Marie's The Name) His Latest Flame
    2 (3) Ray Charles - Hit The Road Jack
    3 NEW Connie Francis - When The Boy In Your Arms Is The Boy In Your Heart
    4 (2) Patsy Cline - Crazy
    5 (4) Jimmy Dean - Big Bad John
    6 (5) Dave Brubeck Quartet - Take Five
    7 (8) Cliff Richard - When The Girl In Your Arms Is The Girl In Your Heart
    8 (9) Charlie Drake - My Boomerang Won't Come Back
    9 (7) Danny Williams - Moon River
    10 NEW Shadows - The Savage
    11 (6) Elvis Presley - Little Sister
    12 NEW Petula Clark - My Friend The Sea
    (11) Helen Shapiro - Walkin' Back To Happiness
    (10) Frankie Vaughan - Tower Of Strength
    (12) Kenny Ball and his Jazzmen - Midnight In Moscow

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  • FreakyFlyBry
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    1 (1) The Tokens - The Lion Sleeps Tonight
    2 (2) Patsy Cline - Crazy
    3 (3) Dion - Runaround Sue
    4 (4) Ray Charles - Hit The Road Jack
    5 (5) Neil Sedaka = Happy Birthday, Sweet Sixteen
    6 (-) Joey Dee & The Starliters - Peppermint Twist - Part 1
    7 (6) The Marvelettes - Please Mr. Postman
    8 (7) Roy Orbison - Crying
    9 (8) Johnny Cash - Tennessee Flat-Top Box
    10 (9) Elvis Presley - (Marie's The Name) His Latest Flame
    11 (10) Elvis Presley - Little Sister
    12 (11) Bobby Vee - Take Good Care Of My Baby

    - (12) Barry Mann - Who Put The Bomp (In The Bomp Bomp Bomp)

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  • JSparksFan
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    01. The Marvelettes - Please Mr. Postman
    02. Patsy Cline - I Fall to Pieces
    03. Etta James - At Last
    04. Patsy Cline - Crazy
    05. Ben E. King - Stand By Me
    06. Roy Orbison - Crying
    07. Ben E. King - Spanish Harlem
    08. Sam Cooke - Cupid
    09. Dion - Runaround Sue
    10. The Shirelles - A Thing Of The Past
    11. The Shirelles - What A Sweet Thing That Was
    12. The Tokens - The Lion Sleeps Tonight

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  • vinnie65
    replied
    01 01 The Tokens - The Lion Sleeps Tonight
    02 02 Danny Williams - Moon River
    03 03 Ray Charles - Hit The Road Jack
    04 04 Neil Sedaka - Happy Birthday Sweet Sixteen
    05 05 Dion - Runaround Sue
    06 06 Pat Boone - Johnny Will
    07 NE Joey Dee & The Starliters - Peppermint Twist
    08 07 Patsy Cline - Crazy
    09 08 Del Shannon - So Long Baby
    10 09 Bobby Vee - Run to Him
    11 10 The Marvelettes - Please Mr.Postman
    12 11 The Drifters - Sweets For My Sweet

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  • taverner
    replied
    1.(1) Helen Shapiro - Walking Back To Happiness
    2.(3) Dion - Runaround Sue
    3.(5) The Tokens - The Lion Sleeps Tonight
    4.(6) Jimmy Dean - Big Bad John
    5.(7) Neil Sedaka - Happy Birthday, Sweet Sixteen
    6.(8) Sandy Nelson - Let There Be Drums
    7.(9) Patsy Cline - Crazy
    8.(10) Danny Williams - Moon River
    9.(11) Kenny Ball & His Jazzmen - Midnight In Moscow
    10.(12) Harry Belafonte & Odetta - Hole In The Bucket
    11.(-) Connie Francis - When The Boy In Your Arms (Is The Boy In Your Heart)
    12.(-) The Shadows - The Savage

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  • android
    replied
    The Tokens - The Lion Sleeps Tonight
    Joey Dee & The Starliters - Peppermint Twist
    Neil Sedaka - Happy Birthday, Sweet Sixteen
    Patsy Cline - Crazy
    The Highwaymen - The Gypsy Rover
    Bobby Vee - Run to Him
    James Darren - Goodbye Cruel World
    Dion - Runaround Sue
    The Lettermen - When I Fall In Love
    Leroy Van Dyke - Walk on By
    Ricky Nelson - Everlovin'
    Helen Shapiro - Walkin' Back To Happiness

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  • Metalweb
    replied
    01(01) Dion - Runaround Sue
    02(02) John Leyton - Wild Wind
    03(04) Neil Sedaka - Happy Birthday Sweet Sixteen
    04(03) Shane Fenton & The Fentones - I'm A Moody Guy
    05(07) The Tokens - The Lion Sleeps Tonight
    06 (-) Bobby Vee - Run To Him
    07(05) Curtis Lee - Under The Moon Of Love
    08 (-) Joey Dee & The Starlighters - Peppermint Twist
    09(06) Sandy Nelson - Let There Be Drums
    10 (-) The Shadows - The Savage
    11(08) Patsy Cline - Crazy
    12(09) Gene Pitney - Town Without Pity

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