Top 40 Hits of January 1961
   1 Johnny TillotsonPoetry In Motion
   2 Cliff RichardI Love You
   3 Elvis PresleyAre You Lonesome Tonight?
   4 DriftersSave The Last Dance For Me
   5 Matt MonroPortrait Of My Love
   6 Emile Ford & The CheckmatesCounting Teardrops
   7 Elvis PresleyIt's Now Or Never
   8 Duane EddyPepe
   9 VenturesPerfidia
   10 Peter Sellers & Sophia LorenGoodness Gracious Me
   11 ShadowsMan Of Mystery / The Stranger
   12 Anthony NewleyStrawberry Fair
   13 Acker BilkBuona Sera
   14 Everly BrothersLike Strangers
   15 Johnny & The HurricanesRocking Goose
   16 Bobby RydellSway
   17 Adam FaithLonely Pup (In A Christmas Shop)
   18 Johnny BurnetteYou're Sixteen
   19 Roy OrbisonBlue Angel
   20 Maurice Williams & The ZodiacsStay
   21 Petula ClarkSailor
   22 Marty WildeLittle Girl
   23 Connie FrancisMany Tears Ago
   24 Nina & FrederickLittle Donkey
   25 Max HarrisGurney Slade
   26 Connie FrancisMy Heart Has A Mind Of Its Own
   27 Johnny MathisMy Love For You
   28 Marty WildeRubber Ball
   29 King BrothersDoll House
   30 Bobby VeeRubber Ball
   31 Shirley BasseyAs Long As He Needs Me
   32 Andy StewartA Scottish Soldier
   33 Russ ConwayPepe
   34 Piltdown MenPiltdown Rides Again
   35 Frank D'RoneStrawberry Blonde
   36 Peter Sellers & Sophia LorenBangers And Mash
   37 Lonnie DoneganLively
   38 Billy FuryA Thousand Stars
   39 Rhet StollerChariot
   40 John Barry SevenBlack Stockings

Top 40 Hits of February 1961
   1 Elvis PresleyAre You Lonesome Tonight?
   2 Petula ClarkSailor
   3 Everly BrothersWalk Right Back / Ebony Eyes
   4 Johnny BurnetteYou're Sixteen
   5 Bobby VeeRubber Ball
   6 Duane EddyPepe
   7 ShadowsFBI
   8 Adam FaithWho Am I? / This Is It
   9 Johnny TillotsonPoetry In Motion
   10 Matt MonroPortrait Of My Love
   11 Acker BilkBuona Sera
   12 ShirellesWill You Love Me Tomorrow?
   13 Marty WildeRubber Ball
   14 Anne SheltonSailor
   15 Neil SedakaCalendar Girl
   16 Piltdown MenPiltdown Rides Again
   17 Emile Ford & The CheckmatesCounting Teardrops
   18 Billy FuryA Thousand Stars
   19 Cliff RichardI Love You
   20 US BondsNew Orleans
   21 AllisonsAre You Sure
   22 Brenda LeeLet's Jump The Broomstick
   23 Connie FrancisMany Tears Ago
   24 Russ ConwayPepe
   25 Benny HillGather In The Mushrooms
   26 Maurice Williams & The ZodiacsStay
   27 Bobby RydellSway
   28 RamrodsRiders In The Sky
   29 Elvis PresleyIt's Now Or Never
   30 DriftersSave The Last Dance For Me
   31 Andy StewartA Scottish Soldier
   32 Jess ConradMystery Girl
   33 Ben E KingFirst Taste Of Love
   34 VenturesPerfidia
   35 King BrothersDoll House
   36 String-A-LongsWheels
   37 Joe Brown & His BruvversShine
   38 Johnny HortonNorth To Alaska
   39 Buddy HollyWhat To Do
   40 Marty WildeLittle Girl

Top 40 Hits of March 1961
   1 Everly BrothersWalk Right Back / Ebony Eyes
   2 Elvis PresleyWooden Heart
   3 AllisonsAre You Sure
   4 Cliff RichardTheme For A Dream
   5 ShirellesWill You Love Me Tomorrow?
   6 ShadowsFBI
   7 Petula ClarkSailor
   8 Matt MonroMy Kind Of Girl
   9 Adam FaithWho Am I? / This Is It
   10 RamrodsRiders In The Sky
   11 String-A-LongsWheels
   12 Elvis PresleyAre You Lonesome Tonight?
   13 Neil SedakaCalendar Girl
   14 Ferrante & TeicherTheme From 'Exodus'
   15 Lonnie Donegan / Kenny Ball & JazzmenSamantha
   16 Brenda LeeLet's Jump The Broomstick
   17 Anthony NewleyAnd The Heavens Cried
   18 Johnny & The HurricanesJa-Da
   19 Mike PrestonMarry Me
   20 Johnny DankworthAfrican Waltz
   21 Benny HillGather In The Mushrooms
   22 Johnny BurnetteYou're Sixteen
   23 Buzz CliffordBaby Sittin' Boogie
   24 Bobby VeeRubber Ball
   25 Duane EddyPepe
   26 Bobby DarinLazy River
   27 King Brothers76 Trombones
   28 Piltdown MenGoodnight Mrs Flintstone
   29 Andy StewartA Scottish Soldier
   30 Connie FrancisWhere The Boys Are / Baby Roo
   31 Acker BilkBuona Sera
   32 Jess ConradMystery Girl
   33 US BondsNew Orleans
   34 SempriniTheme From 'Exodus'
   35 Ben E KingFirst Taste Of Love
   36 Mark WynterDream Girl
   37 Piltdown MenPiltdown Rides Again
   38 DriftersI Count The Tears
   39 Billy FuryA Thousand Stars
   40 Helen ShapiroDon't Treat Me Like A Child

Top 40 Hits of April 1961
   1 Elvis PresleyWooden Heart
   2 AllisonsAre You Sure
   3 Bobby DarinLazy River
   4 Everly BrothersWalk Right Back / Ebony Eyes
   5 MarcelsBlue Moon
   6 Cliff RichardTheme For A Dream
   7 Temperance SevenYou're Driving Me Crazy
   8 Matt MonroMy Kind Of Girl
   9 Ferrante & TeicherTheme From 'Exodus'
   10 Connie FrancisWhere The Boys Are / Baby Roo
   11 ShadowsFBI
   12 Anthony NewleyAnd The Heavens Cried
   13 Cliff RichardGee Whiz It's You
   14 Brook BrothersWar Paint
   15 ShirellesWill You Love Me Tomorrow?
   16 Lonnie Donegan / Kenny Ball & JazzmenSamantha
   17 Johnny DankworthAfrican Waltz
   18 Helen ShapiroDon't Treat Me Like A Child
   19 RamrodsRiders In The Sky
   20 Adam FaithWho Am I? / This Is It
   21 Buzz CliffordBaby Sittin' Boogie
   22 String-A-LongsWheels
   23 Mike PrestonMarry Me
   24 Duane EddyTheme From Dixie
   25 Johnny BurnetteLittle Boy Sad
   26 Craig Douglas100 Pounds Of Clay
   27 Bobby VeeMore Than I Can Say / Staying In
   28 Floyd CramerOn The Rebound
   29 King Brothers76 Trombones
   30 Petula ClarkSailor
   31 Andy StewartA Scottish Soldier
   32 Gene PitneyI Wanna Love My Life Away
   33 Piltdown MenGoodnight Mrs Flintstone
   34 Elvis PresleyAre You Lonesome Tonight?
   35 Neil SedakaCalendar Girl
   36 Johnny & The HurricanesJa-Da
   37 Chubby CheckerPony Time
   38 Brenda LeeLet's Jump The Broomstick
   39 SempriniTheme From 'Exodus'
   40 Krew KatsTrambone

Top 40 Hits of May 1961
   1 Temperance SevenYou're Driving Me Crazy
   2 MarcelsBlue Moon
   3 Floyd CramerOn The Rebound
   4 Bobby VeeMore Than I Can Say / Staying In
   5 Del ShannonRunaway
   6 Helen ShapiroDon't Treat Me Like A Child
   7 ShadowsFrightened City
   8 Elvis PresleyWooden Heart
   9 Elvis PresleySurrender
   10 Duane EddyTheme From Dixie
   11 Brook BrothersWar Paint
   12 Craig Douglas100 Pounds Of Clay
   13 Cliff RichardGee Whiz It's You
   14 Adam FaithEasy Going Me
   15 Johnny DankworthAfrican Waltz
   16 Jerry Lee LewisWhat'd I Say
   17 Johnny BurnetteLittle Boy Sad
   18 Shirley BasseyYou'll Never Know
   19 Ferrante & TeicherTheme From 'Exodus'
   20 Clarence 'Frogman' HenryBut I Do
   21 Lonnie DoneganHave A Drink On Me
   22 AllisonsAre You Sure
   23 Connie FrancisWhere The Boys Are / Baby Roo
   24 Bobby DarinLazy River
   25 ShadowsFBI
   26 Pearl Carr & Teddy JohnsonHow Wonderful To Know
   27 Kenny Ball & His JazzmenI Still Love You All
   28 Andy StewartA Scottish Soldier
   29 Anthony NewleyAnd The Heavens Cried
   30 Neil SedakaLittle Devil
   31 Lonnie Donegan / Kenny Ball & JazzmenSamantha
   32 Gene PitneyI Wanna Love My Life Away
   33 Everly BrothersWalk Right Back / Ebony Eyes
   34 Ernie K-DoeMother-In-Law
   35 Cliff RichardTheme For A Dream
   36 Billy FuryHalfway To Paradise
   37 AllisonsWords
   38 Frank SinatraMy Blue Heaven
   39 Matt MonroWhy Not Now? / Can This Be Love?
   40 Linda ScottI've Told Every Little Star

Top 40 Hits of June 1961
   1 Elvis PresleySurrender
   2 Del ShannonRunaway
   3 ShadowsFrightened City
   4 Clarence 'Frogman' HenryBut I Do
   5 Ricky NelsonHello Mary Lou / Travelin' Man
   6 Bobby VeeMore Than I Can Say / Staying In
   7 Shirley BasseyYou'll Never Know
   8 Billy FuryHalfway To Paradise
   9 Helen ShapiroDon't Treat Me Like A Child
   10 Linda ScottI've Told Every Little Star
   11 Lonnie DoneganHave A Drink On Me
   12 Neil SedakaLittle Devil
   13 Floyd CramerOn The Rebound
   14 Temperance SevenPasadena
   15 Roy OrbisonRunning Scared
   16 Everly BrothersTemptation
   17 Jerry Lee LewisWhat'd I Say
   18 MarcelsBlue Moon
   19 Elvis PresleyWooden Heart
   20 Eden KaneWell I Ask You
   21 Temperance SevenYou're Driving Me Crazy
   22 Anthony NewleyPop Goes The Weasel / Bee Bom
   23 Adam FaithEasy Going Me
   24 Benny HillTransistor Radio
   25 Cliff RichardGee Whiz It's You
   26 Matt MonroWhy Not Now? / Can This Be Love?
   27 Brook BrothersWar Paint
   28 Cliff RichardA Girl Like You
   29 Connie FrancisBreaking In A Brand New Broken Heart
   30 Johnny DankworthAfrican Waltz
   31 Ferrante & TeicherTheme From 'Exodus'
   32 Andy StewartThe Battle's O'er
   33 Andy StewartA Scottish Soldier
   34 Duane EddyTheme From Dixie
   35 Eddie CochranWeekend
   36 Duane EddyRing Of Fire
   37 Ernie K-DoeMother-In-Law
   38 Mark WynterExclusively Yours
   39 Al CaiolaTheme From 'The Magnificent Seven'
   40 Johnny BurnetteLittle Boy Sad

Top 40 Hits of July 1961
   1 Del ShannonRunaway
   2 Everly BrothersTemptation
   3 Eden KaneWell I Ask You
   4 Ricky NelsonHello Mary Lou / Travelin' Man
   5 Cliff RichardA Girl Like You
   6 Billy FuryHalfway To Paradise
   7 Temperance SevenPasadena
   8 Helen ShapiroYou Don't Know
   9 Clarence 'Frogman' HenryBut I Do
   10 Elvis PresleySurrender
   11 Roy OrbisonRunning Scared
   12 ShadowsFrightened City
   13 Craig DouglasTime
   14 Petula ClarkRomeo
   15 Connie FrancisBreaking In A Brand New Broken Heart
   16 Eddie CochranWeekend
   17 Anthony NewleyPop Goes The Weasel / Bee Bom
   18 Buddy HollyBaby I Don't Care / Valley Of Tears
   19 Linda ScottI've Told Every Little Star
   20 Duane EddyRing Of Fire
   21 Shirley BasseyYou'll Never Know
   22 Clarence 'Frogman' HenryYou Always Hurt The One You Love
   23 Pat BooneMoody River
   24 Karl DenverMarcheta
   25 Lonnie DoneganHave A Drink On Me
   26 Gene VincentShe She Little Sheila
   27 Bobby VeeMore Than I Can Say / Staying In
   28 Joe LossWheels Cha Cha
   29 Neil SedakaLittle Devil
   30 Adam FaithDon't You Know It?
   31 Andy StewartA Scottish Soldier
   32 Bobby DarinNature Boy
   33 Johnny & The HurricanesOld Smokie / High Voltage
   34 Acker BilkThat's My Home
   35 Elvis PresleyWooden Heart
   36 Ben E KingStand By Me
   37 Ken DoddOnce In Every Lifetime
   38 Jerry Lee LewisWhat'd I Say
   39 Brook BentonBoll Weevil Song
   40 Helen ShapiroDon't Treat Me Like A Child

Top 40 Hits of August 1961
   1 Helen ShapiroYou Don't Know
   2 John LeytonJohnny Remember Me
   3 Eden KaneWell I Ask You
   4 Petula ClarkRomeo
   5 Billy FuryHalfway To Paradise
   6 Shirley BasseyReach For The Stars / Climb Ev'ry Mountain
   7 Ricky NelsonHello Mary Lou / Travelin' Man
   8 Everly BrothersTemptation
   9 Clarence 'Frogman' HenryYou Always Hurt The One You Love
   10 Craig DouglasTime
   11 Cliff RichardA Girl Like You
   12 Temperance SevenPasadena
   13 US BondsQuarter To Three
   14 Adam FaithDon't You Know It?
   15 Karl DenverMarcheta
   16 Del ShannonRunaway
   17 Buddy HollyBaby I Don't Care / Valley Of Tears
   18 Bobby VeeHow Many Tears
   19 Acker BilkThat's My Home
   20 Eddie CochranWeekend
   21 Pat BooneMoody River
   22 Roy OrbisonRunning Scared
   23 Andy StewartA Scottish Soldier
   24 Sam CookeCupid
   25 Brenda LeeDum Dum
   26 Clarence 'Frogman' HenryBut I Do
   27 ShadowsFrightened City
   28 Joe LossWheels Cha Cha
   29 Elvis PresleySurrender
   30 FireballsQuite A Party
   31 Brook BentonBoll Weevil Song
   32 Anthony NewleyWhat Kind Of Fool Am I?
   33 Connie FrancisBreaking In A Brand New Broken Heart
   34 Duane EddyRing Of Fire
   35 Ken DoddOnce In Every Lifetime
   36 Shirley BasseyYou'll Never Know
   37 Floyd CramerSan Antonio Rose
   38 Tommy SteeleWriting On The Wall
   39 Bobby AngeloBaby Sittin'
   40 Brook BrothersAin't Gonna Wash For A Week

Top 40 Hits of September 1961
   1 John LeytonJohnny Remember Me
   2 Shirley BasseyReach For The Stars / Climb Ev'ry Mountain
   3 Helen ShapiroYou Don't Know
   4 Elvis PresleyWild In The Country / I Feel So Bad
   5 Billy FuryHalfway To Paradise
   6 ShadowsKon-Tiki
   7 Eden KaneWell I Ask You
   8 Sam CookeCupid
   9 Acker BilkThat's My Home
   10 Lonnie DoneganMichael Row The Boat / Lumbered
   11 Bobby VeeHow Many Tears
   12 Petula ClarkRomeo
   13 US BondsQuarter To Three
   14 Billy FuryJealousy
   15 Brook BrothersAin't Gonna Wash For A Week
   16 Karl DenverMarcheta
   17 HighwaymenMichael
   18 Ricky NelsonHello Mary Lou / Travelin' Man
   19 Del ShannonHats Off To Larry
   20 Clarence 'Frogman' HenryYou Always Hurt The One You Love
   21 Temperance SevenPasadena
   22 Cleo LaineYou'll Answer To Me
   23 Connie FrancisTogether
   24 Joe LossWheels Cha Cha
   25 Eden KaneGet Lost
   26 Adam FaithDon't You Know It?
   27 Craig DouglasTime
   28 Dorothy Squires & Russ ConwaySay It With Flowers
   29 Chubby CheckerLet's Twist Again
   30 Buddy HollyBaby I Don't Care / Valley Of Tears
   31 Don GibsonSea Of Heartbreak
   32 Cliff RichardA Girl Like You
   33 Kenny Ball & His JazzmenSomeday (You'll Be Sorry)
   34 Andy StewartA Scottish Soldier
   35 Jan & DeanHeart And Soul
   36 SpringfieldsBreakaway
   37 Eddie CochranWeekend
   38 Everly BrothersTemptation
   39 Duane EddyDrivin' Home
   40 Ken DoddOnce In Every Lifetime

Top 40 Hits of October 1961
   1 Helen ShapiroWalking Back To Happiness
   2 HighwaymenMichael
   3 Chubby CheckerLet's Twist Again
   4 ShadowsKon-Tiki
   5 Billy FuryJealousy
   6 John LeytonWild Wind
   7 Cleo LaineYou'll Answer To Me
   8 Del ShannonHats Off To Larry
   9 John LeytonJohnny Remember Me
   10 Connie FrancisTogether
   11 Elvis PresleyWild In The Country / I Feel So Bad
   12 Tony OrlandoBless You
   13 Cliff RichardWhen The Girl In Your Arms Is The Girl In Your Heart
   14 Laurie Johnson OrchestraSucu Sucu
   15 Eden KaneGet Lost
   16 Shirley BasseyReach For The Stars / Climb Ev'ry Mountain
   17 Helen ShapiroYou Don't Know
   18 Charlie DrakeMy Boomerang Won't Come Back
   19 Don GibsonSea Of Heartbreak
   20 Frank SinatraGranada
   21 Karl DenverMexicali Rose
   22 Lonnie DoneganMichael Row The Boat / Lumbered
   23 Acker BilkThat's My Home
   24 ViscountsWho Put The Bomp
   25 Bobby DarinYou Must Have Been A Beautiful Baby
   26 Ray CharlesHit The Road Jack
   27 Elvis PresleyHis Latest Flame / Little Sisters
   28 Everly BrothersMuskrat / Don't Blame Me
   29 Joe LossWheels Cha Cha
   30 Roy OrbisonCryin'
   31 Brook BrothersAin't Gonna Wash For A Week
   32 Sam CookeCupid
   33 Ral DonnerYou Don't Know What You've Got
   34 Mike BerryTribute To Buddy Holly
   35 Nina & FrederickSucu Sucu
   36 Bobby VeeHow Many Tears
   37 Adam FaithThe Time Has Come
   38 Jimmy DeanBig Bad John
   39 Dave BrubeckTake Five
   40 Eden KaneWell I Ask You

Top 40 Hits of November 1961
   1 Elvis PresleyHis Latest Flame / Little Sisters
   2 Helen ShapiroWalking Back To Happiness
   3 Jimmy DeanBig Bad John
   4 Chubby CheckerLet's Twist Again
   5 Cliff RichardWhen The Girl In Your Arms Is The Girl In Your Heart
   6 Adam FaithThe Time Has Come
   7 Bobby VeeTake Good Care Of My Baby
   8 Frankie VaughanTower Of Strength
   9 Dave BrubeckTake Five
   10 John LeytonWild Wind
   11 Ray CharlesHit The Road Jack
   12 Danny WilliamsMoon River
   13 Karl DenverMexicali Rose
   14 Tony OrlandoBless You
   15 Laurie Johnson OrchestraSucu Sucu
   16 Cleo LaineYou'll Answer To Me
   17 DionRunaround Sue
   18 Bobby DarinYou Must Have Been A Beautiful Baby
   19 Charlie DrakeMy Boomerang Won't Come Back
   20 ShadowsThe Savage
   21 Hayley MillsLet's Get Together
   22 HighwaymenMichael
   23 Kenny Ball & His JazzmenMidnight In Moscow
   24 Shane Fenton & The FentonesI'm A Moody Guy
   25 Del ShannonHats Off To Larry
   26 Acker BilkStars And Stripes / Creole Jazz
   27 Billy FuryJealousy
   28 Troy ShondellThis Time
   29 Nina & FrederickSucu Sucu
   30 ShadowsKon-Tiki
   31 Don GibsonSea Of Heartbreak
   32 Shirley BasseyI'll Get By
   33 Ral DonnerYou Don't Know What You've Got
   34 SpringfieldsBambino
   35 Jim ReevesYou're The Only Good Thing
   36 Marty WildeTomorrow's Clown
   37 Ricky NelsonEverlovin'
   38 Connie FrancisTogether
   39 Nat 'King' ColeLet True Love Begin
   40 Roy OrbisonCryin'

Top 40 Hits of December 1961
   1 Frankie VaughanTower Of Strength
   2 Danny WilliamsMoon River
   3 Kenny Ball & His JazzmenMidnight In Moscow
   4 Bobby VeeTake Good Care Of My Baby
   5 Elvis PresleyHis Latest Flame / Little Sisters
   6 Jimmy DeanBig Bad John
   7 Pat BooneJohnny Will
   8 Helen ShapiroWalking Back To Happiness
   9 Acker BilkStranger On The Shore
   10 Sandy NelsonLet There Be Drums
   11 Petula ClarkMy Friend The Sea
   12 Chubby CheckerLet's Twist Again
   13 Adam FaithThe Time Has Come
   14 Shirley BasseyI'll Get By
   15 Russ ConwayToy Balloons
   16 ShadowsThe Savage
   17 Del ShannonSo Long Baby
   18 Dave BrubeckTake Five
   19 Neil SedakaHappy Birthday Sweet Sixteen
   20 Cliff RichardWhen The Girl In Your Arms Is The Girl In Your Heart
   21 Jim ReevesYou're The Only Good Thing
   22 Bobby DarinMultiplication
   23 G-ClefsI Understand
   24 Billy FuryI'd Never Find Another You
   25 DionRunaround Sue
   26 SpringfieldsBambino
   27 Dorothy ProvineDon't Bring Lulu
   28 Jimmy CrawfordI Love How You Love Me
   29 Temperance SevenCharleston
   30 Troy ShondellThis Time
   31 Mrs MillsMrs Mills Medley
   32 Ray CharlesHit The Road Jack
   33 Karl DenverMexicali Rose
   34 Acker BilkStars And Stripes / Creole Jazz
   35 TokensThe Lion Sleeps Tonight
   36 Bobby VeeRun To Him
   37 Rose BrennanTall Dark Stranger
   38 Hayley MillsLet's Get Together
   39 Nat 'King' ColeLet True Love Begin
   40 Laurie Johnson OrchestraSucu Sucu