Incomplete Japanese Charts (Pre-Oricon/Oricon) (1961-)

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Postby Jerz » Fri Aug 11, 2017 3:24 am

I don't know what was the previous singles that missing only Top 20 on March 24, 1961 (three singles missing):
March 24, 1961
1 GI Blues - Elvis Presley
2 Itakokasa (潮来笠) -Hashi Yukio
3 Mijo no yume - Mitsuo Sagawa
4 Tokyo Dodonpa Musume - Watanabe Mari
5 Ballad of the Alamo - Marty Robbins
6 Lonely Soldier Boy - Johnny Deerfield
7 Ame ni saku nana - Inoue Hiroshi
8 Greenfields - The Brothers Four / Billy Vaughn
9 Are You Lonesome Tonight - Elvis Presley
10 Daryeyorimo Kimio Aisu - Kazuko Matsuo
11 Jinji Roge - Kayoko Moriyama
12 You'll Never Know - The Platters
13 Kiso-sushi Sando Casa - Hashi Yukio
14 Last Date - Floyd Cramer
15 Save the Last Dance for Me - The Drifters
16 Chain Gang - Sam Cooke
17 Plein Soleil - The Film Symphony Orchestra
18 ?
19 ?
20 ?

from Billboard's Hits of the World that appeared on April 3, 1961 for the first time:
March 31, 1961
1 1 GI Blues
2 9 Are You Lonesome Tonight
3 4 Tokyo Dodonpa Musume
4 6 Lonely Soldier Boy
5 3 Mijo no yume
6 2 Itakokasa (潮来笠)
7 8 Greenfields
8 NEW Ginza No Roi No Monogatari - Yujiro Ishihara
9 5 Ballad of the Alamo
10 13 Kiso-sushi sando casa
11 14 Last Date
12 7 Ame ni saku nana
13 16 Chain Gang
14 12 You'll Never Know
15 11 Jinji Roje
16 17 Plein Soleil
17 NEW You Mean Everything to Me -Neil Sedaka
18 15 Save the Last Dance for Me
19 NEW Arigataya Bushi - Hiroshi Moriya
20 10 Daryeyorimo Kimio Aisu
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Postby Jerz » Fri Aug 11, 2017 4:49 am

April 7, 1961
1 1 GI Blues
2 3 Tokyo Dodonpa Musume
3 4 Lonely Soldier Boy
4 5 Mijo no yume
5 6 Itakokasa (潮来笠)
6 2 Are You Lonesome Tonight
7 15 Jinji Roje
8 16 Plein Soleil
9 8 Ginza No Roi No Monogatari
10 ?
11 7 Greenfields
12 12 Ame ni saku nana
13 NEW North to Alaska - Johnny Horton
14 ?
15 9 Ballad of the Alamo
16 ?
17 ?
18 13 Chain Gang
19 ?
20 NEW My Girl Josephine - Fats Domino

April 14, 1961
1 2 Tokyo Dodonpa Musume
2 1 GI Blues
3 3 Lonely Soldier Boy
4 4 Mijo no yume
5 6 Are You Lonesome Tonight
6 5 Itakokasa (潮来笠)
7 8 Plein Soleil
8 9 Ginza No Roi No Monogatari
9 15 Ballad of the Alamo
10 11 Greenfields
11 Wakare no Ishidore - Inoue Hiroshi
12 7 Jinji Roje
13 13 North to Alaska
14 RE Kiso-sushi sando casa
15 12 Ame ni saku nana
16 Pretend - Brenda Lee
17 18 Chain Gang
18 RE Daryeyorimo Kimio Aisu
19 RE You Mean Everything to Me
20 20 My Girl Josephine - Fats Domino

April 21, 1961 and April 28, 1961 charts are missing.
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Postby Jerz » Fri Aug 11, 2017 5:48 am

May 5, 1961
1 Tokyo Dodonpa Musume
2 GI Blues
3 Mijo no yume
4 Are You Lonesome Tonight
5 Lonely Soldier Boy
6 Plein Soleil
7 Calendar Girl - Neil Sedaka
8 Ruten - Keiichirō Akagi
9 Ginza No Roi No Monogatari
10 Ballad of the Alamo
11 ?
12 Wakare no Ishidore
13 You Mean Everything to Me
14 Ame ni saku nana
15 Greenfields
16 ?
17 ?
18 ?
19 Last Date
20 ?

May 12, 1961
1 1 Tokyo Dodonpa Musume
2 2 GI Blues
3 5 Lonely Soldier Boy
4 7 Calendar Girl
5 3 Mijo no yume
6 4 Are You Lonesome Tonight
7 6 Plein Soleil
8 9 Ginza No Roi No Monogatari
9 14 Ame ni saku nana
10 8 Ruten
11 13 You Mean Everything to Me
12 12 Wakare no Ishidore
13 15 Greenfields
14 NEW Gondora No Uta - Mitsuo Sagawa
15 NEW Kyu Chan No Zunta-tatta - Kyu Sakamoto
16 RE Daryeyorimo Kimio Aisu
17 19 Last Date
18 RE Chain Gang
19 NEW Revival - Johnny and the Hurricanes
20 10 Ballad of the Alamo

May 19, 1961 is same as previous week.

May 26, 1961
1 1 Tokyo Dodonpa Musume
2 2 GI Blues
3 4 Calendar Girl
4 3 Lonely Soldier Boy
5 7 Plein Soleil
6 5 Mijo no yume
7 6 Are You Lonesome Tonight
8 11 You Mean Everything to Me
9 RE North to Alaska
10 8 Ginza No Roi No Monogatari
11 19 Revival
12 10 Ruten
13 NEW Where the Boys Are - Connie Francis
14 12 Wakare no Ishidore
15 16 Daryeyorimo Kimio Aisu
16 NEW Corinna, Corinna - Ray Peterson
17 14 Gondora No Uta
18 NEW Nangoku No Yoru - Buckie Shirakata / Setsuo Ohashi
19 NEW Exodus - Ferrante & Teicher
20 RE Itakokasa (潮来笠)
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Postby Jerz » Fri Aug 11, 2017 7:53 am

June 2, 1961
1 1 Tokyo Dodonpa Musume
2 4 Lonely Soldier Boy
3 2 GI Blues
4 3 Calendar Girl
5 NEW Kitakami Yakyoku - Dark Ducks
6 6 Mijo no yume
7 5 Plein Soleil
8 10 Ginza No Roi No Monogatari
9 9 North to Alaska
10 NEW Broken Promises - The Henri de Paris Orchestra
11 7 Are You Lonesome Tonight
12 NEW Dodonpa No. 5 - Bandai Yooko
13 ?
14 15 Daryeyorimo Kimio Aisu
15 14 Wakare no Ishidore
16 13 Where the Boys Are
17 ?
18 NEW Zoo Be Zoo Be Zoo - Kayoko Moriyama
19 ?
20 ?

June 9, 1961
1 1 Tokyo Dodonpa Musume
2 5 Kitakami Yakyoku
3 2 Lonely Soldier Boy
4 4 Calendar Girl
5 3 GI Blues
6 6 Mijo no yume
7 7 Plein Soleil
8 9 North to Alaska
9 11 Are You Lonesome Tonight
10 8 Ginza No Roi No Monogatari
11 10 Broken Promises
12 RE You Mean Everything to Me
13 16 Where the Boys Are
14 12 Dodonpa No. 5
15 14 Daryeyorimo Kimio Aisu
16 RE Chain Gang
17 15 Wakare no Ishidore
18 18 Zoo Be Zoo Be Zoo
19 RE You'll Never Know
20 NEW Sailor - Lolita

June 26, 1961 (Billboard) (June 16, 1961?)
1 2 Kitakami Yakyoku
2 3 Lonely Soldier Boy
3 4 Calendar Girl
4 1 Tokyo Dodonpa Musume
5 5 GI Blues
6 6 Mijo no yume
7 7 Plein Soleil
8 13 Where the Boys Are
9 11 Broken Promises
10 10 Ginza No Roi No Monogatari
11 12 You Mean Everything to Me
12 NEW Kohan No Yado - Sakae Mori
13 20 Sailor
14 9 Are You Lonesome Tonight
15 NEW Cradle of Love - Johnny Preston
16 RE Nangoku No Yoru
17 RE Corinna, Corinna
18 18 Zoo Be Zoo Be Zoo
19 16 Chain Gang
20 RE Ballad of the Alamo

June 23, 1961
1 1 Kitakami Yakyoku
2 3 Calendar Girl
3 2 Lonely Soldier Boy
4 4 Tokyo Dodonpa Musume
5 5 GI Blues
6 7 Plein Soleil
7 10 Ginza No Roi No Monogatari
8 RE North to Alaska
9 9 Broken Promises
10 6 Mijo no yume
11 13 Sailor
12 NEW Uramachi Jinsei - Hiroshi Mizuhara / Takagi Jyoji
13 18 Zoo Be Zoo Be Zoo
14 RE Dodonpa No. 5
15 8 Where the Boys Are
16 ?
17 12 Are You Lonesome Tonight
18 17 Corinna, Corinna
19 ?
20 ?

July 3, 1961 (Billboard) (June 30, 1961?)
1 1 Kitakami Yakyoku
2 2 Calendar Girl
3 3 Lonely Soldier Boy
4 4 Tokyo Dodonpa Musume
5 5 GI Blues
6 9 Broken Promises
7 8 North to Alaska
8 7 Ginza No Roi No Monogatari
9 6 Plein Soleil
10 10 Mijo no yume
11 12 Uramachi Jinsei
12 17 Are You Lonesome Tonight
13 RE Daryeyorimo Kimio Aisu
14 14 Dodonpa No. 5
15 15 Where the Boys Are
16 11 Sailor
17 18 Corinna, Corinna
18 13 Zoo Be Zoo Be Zoo
19 RE You'll Never Know
20 RE Last Date
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Postby Jerz » Sat Aug 12, 2017 11:36 am

July 17, 1961 (Billboard)
1 1 Kitakami Yakyoku - Mahina Stars
2 2 Calendar Girl
3 3 Lonely Soldier Boy
4 9 Plein Soleil
5 6 Broken Promises
6 4 Tokyo Dodonpa Musume
7 10 Mijo no yume
8 8 Ginza No Roi No Monogatari
9 5 GI Blues
10 11 Uramachi Jinsei
11 12 Are You Lonesome Tonight
12 16 Sailor
13 RE Nangoku No Yoru
14 15 Where the Boys Are
15 14 Dodonpa No. 5

July 24, 1961 (Billboard)
1 2 Calendar Girl
2 1 Kitakami Yakyoku
3 3 Lonely Soldier Boy
4 9 GI Blues
5 4 Plein Soleil
6 5 Broken Promises
7 RE North to Alaska
8 6 Tokyo Dodonpa Musume
9 12 Sailor
10 7 Mijo no yume
11 8 Ginza No Roi No Monogatari
12 NEW Little Devil - Neil Sedaka
13 13 Nangoku No Yoru
14 10 Uramachi Jinsei
15 RE Chain Gang

July 31, 1961 (Billboard)
1 1 Calendar Girl
2 2 Kitakami Yakyoku
3 3 Lonely Soldier Boy
4 6 Broken Promises
5 4 GI Blues
6 5 Plein Soleil
7 7 North to Alaska
8 10 Mijo no yume
9 12 Little Devil
10 13 Nangoku No Yoru
11 11 Ginza No Roi No Monogatari
12 9 Sailor
13 8 Tokyo Dodonpa Musume
14 NEW Moliendo Cafe - Ugo Blanco
15 NEW Apache - Jorgen Ingmann
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Postby Jerz » Thu Aug 31, 2017 10:09 am

1 week before August 7, 1961 issue
1 1 Calendar Girl
2 4 Broken Promises
3 3 Lonely Soldier Boy
4 5 GI Blues
5 2 Kitakami Yakyoku
6 6 Plein Soleil
7 7 North to Alaska
8 11 Ginza No Roi No Monogatari
9 10 Nangoku No Yoru
10 ?
11 8 Mijo no yume
12 ?
13 9 Little Devil
14 NEW Hoshi no Nagareni - Watanabe Mari
15 ?

August 7, 1961 (Billboard)
1 1 Calendar Girl
2 2 Broken Promises
3 3 Lonely Soldier Boy
4 5 Kitakami Yakyoku
5 8 Ginza No Roi No Monogatari
6 6 Plein Soleil
7 11 Mijo no yume
8 9 Nangoku No Yoru
9 4 GI Blues
10 7 North to Alaska
11 RE Moliendo Cafe
12 13 Little Devil
13 NEW Kimi Koishi - Frank Nagai
14 14 Hoshi no Nagareni
15 RE Apache

August 14, 1961 chart missing.

August 21, 1961
1 Calendar Girl
2 Lonely Soldier Boy
3 Broken Promises - Akira Kobayashi
4 Plein Soleil
5 Ginza No Roi No Monogatari
6 Kimi Koishi
7 Kitakami Yakyoku
8 Nangoku No Yoru
9 Moliendo Cafe
10 Kutsukake Tokijiro - Hashi Yukio
11 Mijo no yume
12 GI Blues
13 North to Alaska
14 ?
15 Little Devil
16 Sendo Kouta - Mitsuo Sagawa

August 28, 1961 (Billboard)
1 1 Calendar Girl
2 2 Lonely Soldier Boy
3 6 Kimi Koishi
4 9 Moliendo Cafe
5 3 Broken Promises
6 4 Plein Soleil
7 5 Ginza No Roi No Monogatari
8 10 Kutsukake Tokijiro
9 7 Kitakami Yakyoku
10 11 Mijo no yume
11 8 Nangoku No Yoru
12 15 Little Devil
13 12 GI Blues
14 16 Sendo Kouta
15 13 North to Alaska
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Postby Jerz » Thu Aug 31, 2017 11:39 am

September 4, 1961 (Billboard)
1 3 Kimi Koishi
2 4 Moliendo Cafe
3 1 Calendar Girl
4 NEW Sucu Sucu - The Peanuts / Ping Ping
5 2 Lonely Soldier Boy
6 5 Broken Promises - Eiji Kitamura
7 8 Kutsukake Tokijiro
8 12 Little Devil
9 7 Ginza No Roi No Monogatari
10 6 Plein Soleil
11 13 GI Blues
12 11 Nangoku No Yoru
13 9 Kitakami Yakyoku
14 10 Mijo no yume
15 RE Apache - Sonny James

September 11, 1961 (Billboard)
1 1 Kimi Koishi
2 2 Moliendo Cafe
3 4 Sucu Sucu
4 3 Calendar Girl
5 6 Broken Promises
6 7 Kutsukake Tokijiro
7 8 Little Devil
8 9 Ginza No Roi No Monogatari
9 10 Plein Soleil
10 5 Lonely Soldier Boy
11 12 Nangoku No Yoru
12 NEW Pocket Transistor - Kayoko Moriyama / Alma Cogan
13 NEW Wheels - Billy Vaughn
14 14 Mijo no yume
15 11 GI Blues

18 North to Alaska

September 25, 1961 (Billboard)
1 1 Kimi Koishi
2 2 Moliendo Cafe
3 3 Sucu Sucu
4 5 Broken Promises
5 4 Calendar Girl
6 8 Ginza No Roi No Monogatari
7 7 Little Devil
8 10 Lonely Soldier Boy
9 6 Kutsukake Tokijiro
10 9 Plein Soleil
11 12 Pocket Transistor
12 15 GI Blues
13 11 Nangoku No Yoru
14 13 Wheels
15 18 North to Alaska
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Postby grendizer » Thu Aug 31, 2017 4:18 pm

This is a great job and also very interesting compared to Music Life charts. They say the same :D
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Postby Jerz » Sat May 19, 2018 6:55 pm

ORICON Top 20
January 4, 1968
1 Love You Tokyo - Los Primos
2 Two People for the World - Naomi Sata
3 Okay! - Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich
4 (Theme From) The Monkees - The Monkees
5 Inochi Karetemo - Shinichi Mori
6 Forever - The Spiders
7 Two People in Northern Country - Jacky Yoshikawa and His Blue Comets
8 San Francisco - Scott McKenzie
9 Kokoro no Aikawa - Akira Fuse
10 Rainbow-colored Lake - Akiko Nakamura
11 Summer Wine - Nancy Sinatra and Lee Hazelwood
12 Let's Go Fate - Takeshi Terauchi and Bunnies
13 Saku no koitarō - Yukio Hashi
14 Blue Chateau - Jacky Yoshikawa and His Blue Comets
15 Love Only for You - The Tigers
16 Taiyōyarō - Takashi Teraiuchi and Bunnies
17 Words - The Monkees
18 Smile of Mona Lisa - The Tigers
19 Footsteps of That Person - Yukari Ito
20 Blue Sky in Northern Country - Chiyo Okuura
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Postby Jerz » Tue May 22, 2018 10:48 pm

January 18, 1968
1 1 Love You Tokyo
2 15 Love Only for You
3 ? Drunkard Returns - The Folk Crusaders
4 2 Two People for the World
5 4 (Theme From) The Monkees
6 5 Inochi Karetemo
7 10 Rainbow-colored Lake
8 ? The Girl's Prayer - Jun Mayuzumi
9 6 Forever
10 7 Two People in Northern Country
11 9 Kokoro no Aikawa
12 3 Okay!
13 ? Murasaki no yoake - Hibari Misora
14 ? Blooming Blues - Shinichi Mori
15 12 Let's Go Fate
16 ? Hello Goodbye - The Beatles
17 11 Summer Wine
18 20 Blue Sky in Northern Country
19 NEW Hatsu maboroshi no amariria - Yūzō Kayama
20 ? Till My Tears Dry - Sachiko Nishida

January 25, 1968
1 3 Drunkard Returns
2 1 Love You Tokyo
3 2 Love Only for You
4 9 Forever
5 4 Two People for the World
6 8 The Girl's Prayer
7 7 Rainbow-colored Lake
8 19 Hatsu maboroshi no amariria
9 5 (Theme From) The Monkees
10 6 Inochi Karetemo
11 13 Murasaki no yoake
12 14 Blooming Blues
13 12 Okay!
14 ? Sukidakara - Village Singers
15 16 Hello Goodbye
16 11 Kokoro no Aikawa
17 ? Giant Ballad - Kazuo Funaki
18 20 Till My Tears Dry
19 ? Memory of Katerina - Yukio Hashi
20 10 Two People in Northern Country
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