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Top 20 Song Chart for August 26, 1961

Last week's number 4 song Michael moves up, giving The Highwaymen the countdown's number one song. Curtis Lee and Pretty Little Angel Eyes free the number one song slot by slipping slightly to number 2 on the countdown. Gary U.S. Bonds takes the number 3 top 20 spot with School Is Out, up from number 6.

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  1. Michael

    The Highwaymen
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    1

  2. Pretty Little Angel Eyes

    Curtis Lee
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  3. School Is Out

    Gary U.S. Bonds
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  4. Tossin' And Turnin'

    Bobby Lewis with Joe Rene Orchestra
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  5. Last Night

    The Mar-Keys
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    9

  6. Wooden Heart

    Joe Dowell
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  7. My True Story

    The Jive Five With Joe Rene And Orchestra
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  8. I Like It Like That

    Chris Kenner
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  9. Don't Bet Money Honey

    Linda Scott
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  10. Does Your Chewing Gum Lose It's Flavor (On The Bedpost Over Night)

    Lonnie Donegan And His Skiffle Group
      Does Your Chewing Gum Lose It's Flavor (On The Bedpost Over Night) by Lonnie Donegan And His Skiffle Group listen Does Your Chewing Gum Lose It's Flavor (On The Bedpost Over Night) by Lonnie Donegan And His Skiffle Group listen Does Your Chewing Gum Lose It's Flavor (On The Bedpost Over Night) by Lonnie Donegan And His Skiffle Group download  

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  11. Solitaire

    The Embers
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  12. I'm Gonna Knock On Your Door

    Eddie Hodges
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  13. Hurt

    Timi Yuro
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  14. Wizard Of Love

    The Ly-Dells
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  15. You Don't Know What You've Got (Until You Lose It)

    Ral Donner
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  16. I Fall To Pieces

    Patsy Cline
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  17. Together

    Connie Francis
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  18. Amor

    Ben E. King
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  19. Let's Twist Again

    Chubby Checker
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  20. Runaround

    The Regents
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