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Billboard Hot 100

Week of October 16, 1961

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Last Week
Peak Pos.
Wks on Chart
  • 1
    • Hit The Road Jack

      Ray Charles And His Orchestra With The Raelettes
    • 1
    • 1
    • 6
      • 1
      • 1
      • 6
  • 5
    • You Must Have Been A Beautiful Baby

      Bobby Darin
    • 6
    • 5
    • 7
      • 6
      • 5
      • 7
  • 6
    • Take Good Care Of My Baby

      Bobby Vee
    • 3
    • 1
    • 11
      • 3
      • 1
      • 11
  • 7
    • Sad Movies (Make Me Cry)

      Sue Thompson
    • 18
    • 7
    • 7
      • 18
      • 7
      • 7
  • 9
    • Mexico

      Bob Moore and His Orch.
    • 10
    • 7
    • 10
      • 10
      • 7
      • 10
  • 11
    • This Time

      Troy Shondell
    • 13
    • 11
    • 5
      • 13
      • 11
      • 5
  • 12
    • I Love How You Love Me

      The Paris Sisters
    • 12
    • 12
    • 7
      • 12
      • 12
      • 7
  • 13
    • Let's Get Together

      Hayley Mills and Hayley Mills
    • 9
    • 9
    • 7
      • 9
      • 9
      • 7
  • 15
    • The Way You Look Tonight

      The Lettermen
    • 16
    • 15
    • 7
      • 16
      • 15
      • 7
  • 16
    • The Mountain's High

      Dick and DeeDee
    • 7
    • 2
    • 12
      • 7
      • 2
      • 12
  • 17
    • Little Sister

      Elvis Presley
    • 8
    • 5
    • 9
      • 8
      • 5
      • 9
  • 18
    • Look In My Eyes

      The Chantels
    • 19
    • 18
    • 8
      • 19
      • 18
      • 8
  • 19
    • Sweets For My Sweet

      The Drifters
    • 24
    • 19
    • 6
      • 24
      • 19
      • 6
  • 20
    • Don't Blame Me

      The Everly Brothers
    • 28
    • 20
    • 4
      • 28
      • 20
      • 4
  • 22
    • (Marie's The Name) His Latest Flame

      Elvis Presley
    • 21
    • 4
    • 8
      • 21
      • 4
      • 8
  • 23
    • Tower Of Strength

      Gene McDaniels
    • 45
    • 23
    • 3
      • 45
      • 23
      • 3
  • 24
    • You're The Reason

      Bobby Edwards
    • 46
    • 24
    • 8
      • 46
      • 24
      • 8
  • 25
    • (He's My) Dreamboat

      Connie Francis
    • 32
    • 25
    • 4
      • 32
      • 25
      • 4
  • 27
    • My True Story

      The Jive Five With Joe Rene And Orchestra
    • 33
    • 3
    • 16
      • 33
      • 3
      • 16
  • 28
    • So Long Baby

      Del Shannon
    • 31
    • 28
    • 5
      • 31
      • 28
      • 5
  • 29
    • One Track Mind

      Bobby Lewis
    • 30
    • 9
    • 8
      • 30
      • 9
      • 8
  • 30
    • (He's) The Great Impostor

      The Fleetwoods
    • 38
    • 30
    • 6
      • 38
      • 30
      • 6
  • 32
    • Foot Stomping - Part 1

      The Flares
    • 37
    • 32
    • 7
      • 37
      • 32
      • 7
  • 33
    • I Understand (Just How You Feel)

      The G-Clefs
    • 42
    • 33
    • 5
      • 42
      • 33
      • 5
  • 34
    • Everlovin'

      Rick Nelson
    • 39
    • 34
    • 3
      • 39
      • 34
      • 3
  • 35
    • Please Mr. Postman

      The Marvelettes
    • 52
    • 35
    • 7
      • 52
      • 35
      • 7
  • 36
    • Who Put The Bomp (In The Bomp, Bomp, Bomp)

      Barry Mann
    • 27
    • 7
    • 11
      • 27
      • 7
      • 11
  • 37
    • Without You

      Johnny Tillotson
    • 20
    • 7
    • 11
      • 20
      • 7
      • 11
  • 38
    • Anybody But Me

      Brenda Lee
    • 58
    • 38
    • 3
      • 58
      • 38
      • 3
  • 39
    • A Wonder Like You

      Rick Nelson
    • 54
    • 39
    • 3
      • 54
      • 39
      • 3
  • 40
    • I Really Love You

      The Stereos
    • 43
    • 40
    • 4
      • 43
      • 40
      • 4
  • 42
    • What A Party

      Fats Domino
    • 44
    • 42
    • 3
      • 44
      • 42
      • 3
  • 43