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Top 20 Song Chart for December 30, 1961

The Lion Sleeps Tonight by The Tokens is the number one song this week. Peppermint Twist - Part I by Joey Dee & The Starliters is at number two on the chart. Chubby Checker finds the third chart position this week with The Twist.


1 1   The Lion Sleeps Tonight  
  The Tokens
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4 2   Peppermint Twist - Part I 1  
  Joey Dee & The Starliters
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2 3   The Twist 1  
  Chubby Checker
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5 4   Walk On By  
  Leroy Van Dyke
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3 5   Run To Him 3  
  Bobby Vee
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8 6   I Don't Know Why  
  Linda Scott
    YouTube    

6 7   There's No Other (Like My Baby) 6  
  The Crystals
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10 8   Big Bad John 1  
  Jimmy Dean
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7 9   When I Fall In Love 4  
  The Lettermen
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9 10   Let There Be Drums 9  
  Sandy Nelson
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12 11   Happy Birthday, Sweet Sixteen 8  
  Neil Sedaka
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11 12   When The Boy In Your Arms (Is The Boy In Your Heart) 9  
  Connie Francis
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13 13   Can't Help Falling In Love 1  
  Elvis Presley
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15 14   I Know (You Don't Want Me No More) 2  
  Barbara George
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20 15   Unchain My Heart 12  
  Ray Charles
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14 16   Til 9  
  The Angels
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17 17   Moon River 8  
  Jerry Butler
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16 18   Moon River 16  
  Henry Mancini And His Orchestra
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- 19   Revenge 16  
  Brook Benton
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18 20   Turn Around, Look At Me 18  
  Glen Campbell
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