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1961 Pop Top 100 Songs Of The Year

Top 100 pop songs of 1961, based on our weekly pop chart archive.

songs 1 to 25songs 26 to 50songs 51 to 75songs 76 to 100

Pop Top 100 in popularity order


blue # = pop chart

  26 Blue Moon 1   Apr 1961  
  The Marcels  
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  27 Shop Around 2   Feb 1961  
  The Miracles Featuring Bill Smokey Robinson  
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  28 Crying 2   Sep 1961  
  Roy Orbison  
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  29 A Hundred Pounds Of Clay 2   May 1961  
  Gene McDaniels  
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  30 Calendar Girl 2   Feb 1961  
  Neil Sedaka  
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  31 I Like It Like That 2   Aug 1961  
  Chris Kenner  
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  32 Where The Boys Are 2   Mar 1961  
  Connie Francis  
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  33 Dedicated To The One I Love 2   Mar 1961  
  The Shirelles  
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  34 Barbara-Ann 2   Jun 1961  
  The Regents  
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  35 Angel Baby 4   Jan 1961  
  Rosie & The Originals  
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  36 Spanish Harlem 2   Mar 1961  
  Ben E. King  
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  37 School Is Out 2   Sep 1961  
  Gary U.S. Bonds  
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  38 Walk On By 4   Dec 1961  
  Leroy Van Dyke  
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  39 Apache 2   Apr 1961  
  Jorgen Ingmann & His Guitar  
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  40 Let's Twist Again 3   Aug 1961  
  Chubby Checker  
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  41 Run To Him 3   Dec 1961  
  Bobby Vee  
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  42 Does Your Chewing Gum Lose It's Flavor (On The Bedpost Over Night) 4   Sep 1961  
  Lonnie Donegan And His Skiffle Group  
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  43 Bless You 4   Sep 1961  
  Tony Orlando  
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  44 Hats Off To Larry 5   Jul 1961  
  Del Shannon  
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  45 Stand By Me 3   Jun 1961  
  Ben E. King  
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  46 Heart And Soul 4   Jul 1961  
  The Cleftones  
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  47 Some Kind Of Wonderful 4   May 1961  
  The Drifters  
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  48 Rubber Ball 6   Jan 1961  
  Bobby Vee  
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  49 Goodbye Cruel World 4   Dec 1961  
  James Darren  
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  50 Take Good Care Of Her 3   Apr 1961  
  Adam Wade  
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Top 100 Pop Songs By Year

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1965 1966 1967 1968 1969
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1975 1976 1977 1978 1979
1980 1981 1982 1983 1984
1985 1986 1987 1988 1989
1990 1991 1992 1993 1994
1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
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