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Top 20 Song Chart for October 21, 1961

Dion stays the number one song on the countdown with Runaround Sue. Ray Charles becomes second on the top 20 this week with Hit The Road Jack, up from 4. Last week's number 5 hit Bristol Stomp climbs the countdown to give The Dovells the number 3 song this week.

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  1. Runaround Sue

    Dion
      Runaround Sue by Dion listen Runaround Sue by Dion listen Runaround Sue by Dion download  

    4

  2. Hit The Road Jack

    Ray Charles
      Hit The Road Jack by Ray Charles listen Hit The Road Jack by Ray Charles listen Hit The Road Jack by Ray Charles download  

    5

  3. Bristol Stomp

    The Dovells
      Bristol Stomp by The Dovells listen Bristol Stomp by The Dovells listen Bristol Stomp by The Dovells download  

    2

  4. Crying

    Roy Orbison
      Crying by Roy Orbison listen Crying by Roy Orbison listen Crying by Roy Orbison download  

    8

  5. The Way You Look Tonight

    The Lettermen
      The Way You Look Tonight by The Lettermen listen The Way You Look Tonight by The Lettermen listen The Way You Look Tonight by The Lettermen download  

    3

  6. Take Good Care Of My Baby

    Bobby Vee
      Take Good Care Of My Baby by Bobby Vee listen Take Good Care Of My Baby by Bobby Vee listen Take Good Care Of My Baby by Bobby Vee download  

    10

  7. Let's Get Together

    Hayley Mills
      Let's Get Together by Hayley Mills listen Let's Get Together by Hayley Mills listen Let's Get Together by Hayley Mills download  

    12

  8. Look In My Eyes

    The Chantels
      Look In My Eyes by The Chantels listen Look In My Eyes by The Chantels listen Look In My Eyes by The Chantels download  

    6

  9. Bless You

    Tony Orlando
      Bless You by Tony Orlando listen Bless You by Tony Orlando listen Bless You by Tony Orlando download  

    16

  10. This Time

    Troy Shondell
      This Time by Troy Shondell listen This Time by Troy Shondell listen This Time by Troy Shondell download  

    14

  11. I Love How You Love Me

    The Paris Sisters
      I Love How You Love Me by The Paris Sisters listen I Love How You Love Me by The Paris Sisters listen I Love How You Love Me by The Paris Sisters download  

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  12. Please Mr. Postman

    The Marvelettes
      Please Mr. Postman by The Marvelettes listen Please Mr. Postman by The Marvelettes listen Please Mr. Postman by The Marvelettes download  

    15

  13. Ya Ya

    Lee Dorsey
      Ya Ya by Lee Dorsey listen Ya Ya by Lee Dorsey listen Ya Ya by Lee Dorsey download  

    19

  14. Sad Movies (Make Me Cry)

    Sue Thompson
      Sad Movies (Make Me Cry) by Sue Thompson listen Sad Movies (Make Me Cry) by Sue Thompson listen Sad Movies (Make Me Cry) by Sue Thompson download  

    17

  15. I Really Love You

    The Stereos
      I Really Love You by The Stereos listen I Really Love You by The Stereos listen I Really Love You by The Stereos download  

    7

  16. The Mountain's High

    Dick And Deedee
      The Mountain's High by Dick And Deedee listen The Mountain's High by Dick And Deedee listen The Mountain's High by Dick And Deedee download  

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  17. The Fly

    Chubby Checker
      The Fly by Chubby Checker listen The Fly by Chubby Checker listen The Fly by Chubby Checker download  

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  18. Sweets For My Sweet

    The Drifters
      Sweets For My Sweet by The Drifters listen Sweets For My Sweet by The Drifters listen Sweets For My Sweet by The Drifters download  

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  19. Take Five

    Dave Brubeck Quartet
      Take Five by Dave Brubeck Quartet listen Take Five by Dave Brubeck Quartet listen Take Five by Dave Brubeck Quartet download  

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  20. (He's My) Dreamboat

    Connie Francis
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