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THIS WEEK IN AMERICA: ‘HOT 100′ BILLBOARD! 02/1961

February 7th, 2017
BILLBOARD HOT 100 TABULATED BY RECORDS RETAIL SALES AND RADIO AIRPLAY

BILLBOARD SONG NUMBER 01 U.S.A. * The Shirelles * 02/06/61

BILLBOARD SONG NUMBER 02 U.S.A. * Lawrence Welk * 02/06/61

BILLBOARD SONG NUMBER 03 U.S.A. * Ferrante & Teicher * 02/06/61

BILLBOARD SONG NUMBER 04 U.S.A. * Miracles * 02/06/61

BILLBOARD SONG NUMBER 05 U.S.A. * Neil Sedaka * 02/06/61

BILLBOARD SONG NUMBER 06 U.S.A. * Bert Kaempfert * 02/06/61

BILLBOARD SONG NUMBER 07 U.S.A. * Rosie & The Originals * 02/06/61

BILLBOARD SONG NUMBER 08 U.S.A. * Brenda Lee * 02/06/61

BILLBOARD SONG NUMBER 09 U.S.A. * Jackie Wilson * 02/06/61

BILLBOARD SONG NUMBER 10 U.S.A. * Bobby Vee * 02/06/61

BILLBOARD SONG NUMBER 11 U.S.A. * Elvis Presley * 02/06/61

BILLBOARD SONG NUMBER 12 U.S.A. * The Chimes * 02/06/61

BILLBOARD SONG NUMBER 13 U.S.A. * Ferlin Husky * 02/06/61

BILLBOARD SONG NUMBER 14 U.S.A. * Ray Peterson * 02/06/61

BILLBOARD SONG NUMBER 15 U.S.A. * Chubby Checker * 02/06/61

BILLBOARD SONG NUMBER 16 U.S.A. * Capris * 02/06/61

BILLBOARD SONG NUMBER 17 U.S.A. * Drifters * 02/06/61

BILLBOARD SONG NUMBER 18 U.S.A. * Duane Eddy * 02/06/61

BILLBOARD SONG NUMBER 19 U.S.A. * Johnny Horton * 02/06/61

BILLBOARD SONG NUMBER 20 U.S.A. * Connie Francis * 02/06/61

BILLBOARD SONG NUMBER 21 U.S.A. * Paul Anka * 02/06/61

BILLBOARD SONG NUMBER 22 U.S.A. * Conway Twitty * 02/06/61

BILLBOARD SONG NUMBER 23 U.S.A. * Floyd Kramer * 02/06/61

BILLBOARD SONG NUMBER 24 U.S.A. * Buzz Clifford * 02/06/61

BILLBOARD SONG NUMBER 25 U.S.A. * Lolita * 02/06/61

BILLBOARD HOT 100 TABULATED BY RECORDS RETAIL SALES AND RADIO AIRPLAY

BILLBOARD HOT 100  FEBRUARY 6, 1961

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These were the record singles you bought in 1961. Many went on to become the most popular radio airplays heard on AM radio in Detroit, February 1961, on Top 40 WJBK and WXYZ and WKMH, and conservative album-oriented, easy-listening WJR  radio.

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Top 25 tracks listed for this 02/06/61 chart were selected by the author exclusively for this feature

THE NATION’S TOP-SELLING 100 SINGLES 1961



 

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