Billboard Week Ending 11/06/1961

1.
Jimmy Dean - Big Bad John
Jimmy Dean – Big Bad John
2.
Artist: Dion
Dion – Runaround Sue
3.
Vinyl Record
The Dovells – Bristol Stomp
4.
Vinyl Record
Ray Charles and his Orchestra – Hit The Road Jack
5.
Cover: Brenda Lee - Fool #1
Brenda Lee – Fool #1

6.
Vinyl Record
Sue Thompson – Sad Movies (Make Me Cry)
7.
Vinyl Record
Troy Shondell – This Time
8.
Artist: Chubby Checker
Chubby Checker – The Fly
9.
Vinyl Record
The Paris Sisters – I Love How You Love Me
10.
Vinyl Record
Gene McDaniels – Tower Of Strength
11.
Vinyl Record
Hayley Mills and Hayley Mills – Let’s Get Together
12.
Vinyl Record
Lee Dorsey – Ya Ya

13.
Artist: Rick Nelson
Rick Nelson – A Wonder Like You
14.
Vinyl Record
The Lettermen – The Way You Look Tonight
15.
Vinyl Record
Bobby Edwards – You’re The Reason
16.
Artist: Connie Francis
Connie Francis – (He’s My) Dreamboat
17.
Cover: The Marvelettes - Please Mr. Postman
The Marvelettes – Please Mr. Postman
18.
Artist: Roy Orbison
Roy Orbison – Crying
19.
Artist: Bob Moore and His Orch.
Bob Moore and His Orch. – Mexico
20.
Vinyl Record
The G-Clefs – I Understand (Just How You Feel)

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Top 20 on Billboard

This Billboard top 20 list is from Billboard Hot 100, a chart first compiled in August 1958. The Hot 100 is frequently used as the standard measure when ranking popular songs in the United States. If not otherwise stated, Billboard Hot 100 is also used on this website when referring to U.S. chart positions.

Before the week ending November 29, 1969, A- and B-sides of singles charted separately. But staring in 1969, both sides of a record that received significant airplay were listed together.

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