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1961-CHARTS

                          CASH BOX YEAR-END CHARTS: 1961
                              Top 100 Singles (Pop)
                     (As listed in the Dec. 30, 1961, issue)
  1. EXODUS - Ferrante & Teicher (United Artists)
  2. CALCUTTA - Lawrence Welk & His Orchestra (Dot)
  3. WILL YOU LOVE ME TOMORROW - The Shirelles (Scepter)
  4. TOSSINí AND TURNINí - Bobby Lewis (Beltone)
  5. WONDERLAND BY NIGHT - Bert Kaempfert & His Orchestra (Decca)
  6. ARE YOU LONESOME TO-NIGHT? - Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)
  7. TRAVELINí MAN - Rick Nelson (Imperial)
  8. MICHAEL - The Highwaymen (United Artists)
  9. RUNAWAY - Del Shannon (Big Top)
 10. LAST DATE - Floyd Cramer (RCA Victor)
 11. BLUE MOON - The Marcels (Colpix)
 12. THE BOLL WEEVIL SONG - Brook Benton (Mercury)
 13. NORTH TO ALASKA - Johnny Horton (Columbia)
 14. PONY TIME - Chubby Checker (Parkway)
 15. A HUNDRED POUNDS OF CLAY - Gene McDaniels (Liberty)
 16. MOTHER-IN-LAW - Ernie K-Doe (Minit)
 17. RAINDROPS - Dee Clark (Vee-Jay)
 18. HE WILL BREAK YOUR HEART - Jerry Butler (Vee-Jay)
 19. QUARTER TO THREE - Gary (U.S.) Bonds (Legrand)
 20. A THOUSAND STARS - Kathy Young & The Innocents (Indigo)
 21. RUNNING SCARED - Roy Orbison (Monument)
 22. WOODEN HEART - Joe Dowell (Smash)
 23. TAKE GOOD CARE OF MY BABY - Bobby Vee (Liberty)
 24. WHEELS - The String-A-Longs (Warwick)
 25. SHOP AROUND - The Miracles (Tamla)
 26. LAST NIGHT - The Mar-Keys (Satellite)
 27. DADDYíS HOME - Shep & The Limelites (Hull)
 28. CRYING - Roy Orbison (Monument)
 29. WHERE THE BOYS ARE - Connie Francis (MGM)
 30. APACHE - Jorgen Ingmann (Atco)
 31. DONíT WORRY - Marty Robbins (Columbia)
 32. SURRENDER - Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)
 33. IíVE TOLD EVERY LITTLE STAR - Linda Scott (Canadian-American)
 34. THE MOUNTAINíS HIGH - Dick & DeeDee (Liberty)
 35. HATS OFF TO LARRY - Del Shannon (Big Top)
 36. MOODY RIVER - Pat Boone (Dot)
 37. STAY - Maurice Williams & The Zodiacs (Herald)
 38. CALENDAR GIRL - Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)
 39. (I Donít Know Why) BUT I DO - Clarence Henry (Argo)
 40. DEDICATED TO THE ONE I LOVE - The Shirelles (Scepter)
 41. POETRY IN MOTION - Johnny Tillotson (Cadence)
 42. YELLOW BIRD - The Arthur Lyman Group (Hi Fi)
 43. STAND BY ME - Ben E. King (Atco)
 44. NEW ORLEANS - Gary (U.S.) Bonds (Legrand)
 45. YOUíRE SIXTEEN - Johnny Burnette (Liberty)
 46. ANGEL BABY - Rosie & The Originals (Highland)
 47. SAILOR (Your Home Is The Sea) - Lolita (Kapp)
 48. DUM DUM - Brenda Lee (Decca)
 49. I LIKE IT LIKE THAT (pt. 1) - Chris Kenner (Instant)
 50. RUBBER BALL - Bobby Vee (Liberty)
 51. THEREíS A MOON OUT TONIGHT - The Capris (Old Town)
 52. LITTLE SISTER - Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)
 53. HELLO MARY LOU - Rick Nelson (Imperial)
 54. HURT - Timi Yuro (Liberty)
 55. MANY TEARS AGO - Connie Francis (MGM)
 56. PRETTY LITTLE ANGEL EYES - Curtis Lee (Dunes)
 57. MAMA SAID - The Shirelles (Scepter)
 58. SCHOOL IS OUT - Gary (U.S.) Bonds (Legrand)
 59. LETíS GO, LETíS GO, LETíS GO - Hank Ballard & The Midnighters (King)
 60. THINK TWICE - Brook Benton (Mercury)
 61. GEORGIA ON MY MIND - Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)
 62. LETíS TWIST AGAIN - Chubby Checker (Parkway)
 63. ON THE REBOUND - Floyd Cramer (RCA Victor)
 64. CORINNA, CORINNA - Ray Peterson (Dunes)
 65. BREAKINí IN A BRAND NEW BROKEN HEART - Connie Francis (MGM)
 66. MY TRUE STORY - The Jive Five (Beltone)
 67. TOGETHER - Connie Francis (MGM)
 68. HELLO WALLS - Faron Young (Capitol)
 69. BABY SITTINí BOOGIE - Buzz Clifford (Columbia)
 70. EMOTIONS - Brenda Lee (Decca)
 71. YOU TALK TOO MUCH - Joe Jones (Ric / Roulette)
 72. SAVE THE LAST DANCE FOR ME - The Drifters (Atlantic)
 73. LONELY TEENAGER - Dion (Laurie)
 74. YOU CAN DEPEND ON ME - Brenda Lee (Decca)
 75. EBONY EYES - The Everly Brothers (Warner Bros.)
 76. DONíT BET MONEY HONEY - Linda Scott (Canadian-American)
 77. WINGS OF A DOVE - Ferlin Husky (Capitol)
 78. WHO PUT THE BOMP (In The Bomp, Bomp, Bomp) - Barry Mann (ABC-Paramount)
 79. MEXICO - Bob Moore & His Orchestra (Monument)
 80. YOU CAN HAVE HER - Roy Hamilton (Epic)
 81. PORTRAIT OF MY LOVE - Steve Lawrence (United Artists)
 82. I FEEL SO BAD - Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)
 83. GEE WHIZ (Look At His Eyes) - Carla Thomas (Atlantic)
 84. TAKE GOOD CARE OF HER - Adam Wade (Coed)
 85. DOES YOUR CHEWING GUM LOSE ITS FLAVOR (On The Bed Post Overnight) - Lonnie Donegan (Dot)
 86. SWAY - Bobby Rydell (Cameo)
 87. HIT THE ROAD JACK - Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)
 88. PLEASE LOVE ME FOREVER - Cathy Jean & The Roomates (Valmor)
 89. ALONE AT LAST - Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)
 90. SPANISH HARLEM - Ben E. King (Atco)
 91. IíM GONNA KNOCK ON YOUR DOOR - Eddie Hodges (Cadence)
 92. THOSE OLDIES BUT GOODIES (Remind Me Of You) - Little Caesar & The Romans (Del-Fi)
 93. GOOD TIME BABY - Bobby Rydell (Cameo)
 94. YOU MUST HAVE BEEN A BEAUTIFUL BABY - Bobby Darin (Atco)
 95. YOU DONíT KNOW WHAT YOUíVE GOT (Until You Lose It) - Ral Donner (Gone)
 96. I FALL TO PIECES - Patsy Cline (Decca)
 97. LITTLE DEVIL - Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)
 98. ONE MINT JULEP - Ray Charles (Impulse)
 99. RUNAROUND SUE - Dion (Laurie)
100. EVERY BEAT OF MY HEART - [Gladys Knight &] The Pips (Vee-Jay)