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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

  51 Last Night 5   Aug 1961  
  The Mar-Keys  
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  52 Mama Said 4   Jun 1961  
  The Shirelles  
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  53 But I Do 3   Apr 1961  
  Clarence Frogman Henry  
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  54 The Way You Look Tonight 5   Oct 1961  
  The Lettermen  
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  55 You're The Reason 5   Nov 1961  
  Bobby Edwards  
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  56 Wooden Heart 5   Sep 1961  
  Joe Dowell  
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  57 Tower Of Strength 4   Nov 1961  
  Gene McDaniels  
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  58 I've Told Every Little Star 5   May 1961  
  Linda Scott  
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  59 This Time 5   Nov 1961  
  Troy Shondell  
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  60 Hurt 5   Sep 1961  
  Timi Yuro  
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  61 Heartaches 5   Dec 1961  
  The Marcels  
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  62 Hello Mary Lou 6   Jun 1961  
  Ricky Nelson  
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  63 There's No Other (Like My Baby) 6   Dec 1961  
  The Crystals  
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  64 I Don't Know Why 6   Dec 1961  
  Linda Scott  
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  65 Baby Blue 5   May 1961  
  The Echoes  
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  66 Raindrops 4   Jun 1961  
  Dee Clark  
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  67 Gee Whiz (Look At His Eyes) 6   Apr 1961  
  Carla Thomas  
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  68 The Writing On The Wall 7   Jul 1961  
  Adam Wade  
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  69 You Can Depend On Me 5   Apr 1961  
  Brenda Lee  
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  70 Those Oldies But Goodies (Remind Me Of You) 6   Jul 1961  
  Little Caesar And The Romans  
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  71 Together 7   Aug 1961  
  Connie Francis  
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  72 Wheels 7   Mar 1961  
  The String-A-Longs  
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  73 Let's Get Together 6   Oct 1961  
  Hayley Mills  
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  74 Good Time Baby 6   Mar 1961  
  Bobby Rydell  
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  75 Dum Dum 7   Jul 1961  
  Brenda Lee  
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