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Top 20 Song Chart for December 23, 1961

The Tokens holds the top position this week with The Lion Sleeps Tonight. The Twist by Chubby Checker is at number two on the chart. Bobby Vee finds the third chart position this week with Run To Him.


1 1   The Lion Sleeps Tonight  
  The Tokens
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2 2   The Twist 1  
  Chubby Checker
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3 3   Run To Him  
  Bobby Vee
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7 4   Peppermint Twist - Part I 1  
  Joey Dee & The Starliters
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10 5   Walk On By 4  
  Leroy Van Dyke
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6 6   There's No Other (Like My Baby)  
  The Crystals
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12 7   When I Fall In Love 4  
  The Lettermen
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11 8   I Don't Know Why 6  
  Linda Scott
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13 9   Let There Be Drums  
  Sandy Nelson
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4 10   Big Bad John 1  
  Jimmy Dean
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18 11   When The Boy In Your Arms (Is The Boy In Your Heart) 9  
  Connie Francis
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14 12   Happy Birthday, Sweet Sixteen 8  
  Neil Sedaka
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- 13   Can't Help Falling In Love 1  
  Elvis Presley
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20 14   Til 9  
  The Angels
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- 15   I Know (You Don't Want Me No More) 2  
  Barbara George
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19 16   Moon River  
  Henry Mancini And His Orchestra
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9 17   Moon River 8  
  Jerry Butler
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- 18   Turn Around, Look At Me  
  Glen Campbell
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5 19   Goodbye Cruel World 4  
  James Darren
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- 20   Unchain My Heart 12  
  Ray Charles
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