Billboard Charts Archive

Hot 100 - 1961 Archive

Issue Date Title Artist
January 2 Are You Lonesome To-night? Elvis Presley With The Jordanaires
January 9 Wonderland By Night Bert Kaempfert And His Orchestra
January 16
January 23
January 30 Will You Love Me Tomorrow The Shirelles
February 6
February 13 Calcutta Lawrence Welk And His Orchestra
February 20
February 27 Pony Time Chubby Checker
March 6
March 13
March 20 Surrender Elvis Presley With The Jordanaires
March 27
April 3 Blue Moon The Marcels
April 10
April 17
April 24 Runaway Del Shannon
May 1
May 8
May 15
May 22 Mother-In-Law Ernie K-Doe
May 29 Travelin' Man Ricky Nelson
June 5 Running Scared Roy Orbison
June 12 Travelin' Man Ricky Nelson
June 19 Moody River Pat Boone
June 26 Quarter To Three U.S. Bonds
July 3
July 10 Tossin' And Turnin' Bobby Lewis
July 17
July 24
July 31
August 7
August 14
August 21
August 28 Wooden Heart Joe Dowell
September 4 Michael The Highwaymen
September 11
September 18 Take Good Care Of My Baby Bobby Vee
September 25
October 2
October 9 Hit The Road Jack Ray Charles and his Orchestra
October 16
October 23 Runaround Sue Dion
October 30
November 6 Big Bad John Jimmy Dean
November 13
November 20
November 27
December 4
December 11 Please Mr. Postman The Marvelettes
December 18 The Lion Sleeps Tonight The Tokens
December 25