Number One Songs From 1961:
Twenty-one songs were #1 in 1961. The last #1 of the year, "The Lion Sleeps Tonight" wouldl continue in the top spot for the first week of 1962.
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title artist week began #1 weeks #1
Wonderland By Night Bert Kaempfert 1961/01/09 3
Will You Love Me Tomorrow The Shirelles 1961/01/30 2
Calcutta Lawrence Welk 1961/02/13 2
Pony Time Chubby Checker 1961/02/27 3
Surrender Elvis Presley 1961/03/20 2
Blue Moon The Marcels 1961/04/03 3
Runaway Del Shannon 1961/04/24 4
Mother-in-Law Ernie K-Doe 1961/05/22 1
Travelin' Man Ricky Nelson 1961/05/29 2
Running Scared Roy Orbison 1961/06/05 1
Moody River Pat Boone 1961/06/19 1
Quarter to Three Gary U.S. Bonds 1961/06/26 2
Tossin' and Turnin' Bobby Lewis 1961/07/10 7
Wooden Heart Joe Dowell 1961/08/28 1
Michael The Highwaymen 1961/09/04 2
Take Good CAre of My Baby Bobby Vee 1961/09/18 3
Hit the Road Jack Ray Charles 1961/10/09 2
Runaround Sue Dion 1961/10/23 2
Big Bad John JImmy Dean 1961/11/04 5
Please Mr. Postman The Marvelettes 1961/12/11 1
The Lion Sleeps Tonight The Tokens 1961/12/18 3
NUMBER ONE RECORDS FROM 1961 PRESENTED IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER
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