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Top 20 Song Chart for September 2, 1961

Michael keeps The Highwaymen in the reigning position for another week. Gary U.S. Bonds moves up from number 3 to hit number 2 this week with School Is Out. My True Story rises from 7 to number 3 on the countdown for The Jive Five.

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  1. Michael

    The Highwaymen
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  2. School Is Out

    Gary U.S. Bonds
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  3. My True Story

    The Jive Five With Joe Rene And Orchestra
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  4. Pretty Little Angel Eyes

    Curtis Lee
      Pretty Little Angel Eyes by Curtis Lee listen Pretty Little Angel Eyes by Curtis Lee listen Pretty Little Angel Eyes by Curtis Lee download  

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  5. Wooden Heart

    Joe Dowell
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  6. Last Night

    The Mar-Keys
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  7. Don't Bet Money Honey

    Linda Scott
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  8. Hurt

    Timi Yuro
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  9. 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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  10. Tossin' And Turnin'

    Bobby Lewis with Joe Rene Orchestra
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  11. You Don't Know What You've Got (Until You Lose It)

    Ral Donner
      You Don't Know What You've Got (Until You Lose It) by Ral Donner listen You Don't Know What You've Got (Until You Lose It) by Ral Donner listen You Don't Know What You've Got (Until You Lose It) by Ral Donner download  

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  12. Little Sister

    Elvis Presley
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  13. Wizard Of Love

    The Ly-Dells
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  14. I'm Gonna Knock On Your Door

    Eddie Hodges
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  15. Amor

    Ben E. King
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  16. A Little Bit Of Soap

    The Jarmels
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  17. Solitaire

    The Embers
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  18. For Sentimental Reasons

    The Cleftones
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  19. I Fall To Pieces

    Patsy Cline
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  20. Crying

    Roy Orbison
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