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16 Candles - The Crests   (#2)
The All American Boy - Bobby Bare   (#2)
(All of a Sudden) My Heart Sings - Paul Anka   (#15)
Almost Grown - Chuck Berry   (#32)
Along Came Jones - The Coasters   (#9)
Alvin's Harmonica - The Chipmunks & David Seville   (#3)
Always - Sammy Turner   (#19)
Among My Souvenirs - Connie Francis   (#7)
The Angels Listened In - The Crests   (#22)
Baby Talk - Jan & Dean   (#10)
Back In the U.S.A. - Chuck Berry   (#37)
Battle Hymn of the Republic - The Mormon Tabernacle Choir   (#13)
The Battle Of Kookamonga - Homer & Jethro   (#14)
The Battle Of New Orleans - Johnny Horton   (#1)
Be My Guest - Fats Domino   (#8)
Believe Me - Royal Teens   (#26)
A Big Hunk O' Love - Elvis Presley   (#1)
The Big Hurt - Miss Toni Fisher   (#3)
Bobby Sox To Stockings - Frankie Avalon   (#8)
Bongo Rock - Preston Epps   (#14)  (instrumental)
A Boy Without A Girl - Frankie Avalon   (#10)
Broken-Hearted Melody - Sarah Vaughan   (#7)
C'mon Everybody - Eddie Cochran   (#35)
Caribbean - Mitchell Torok   (#27)
Charlie Brown - The Coasters   (#2)
The Children's Marching Song (Nick Nack Paddy Whack) - Cyril Stapleton & His Orchestra   (#13)
Ciao, Ciao Bambina - Jacky Noguez & His Orchestra   (#24)  (instrumental)
The Class - Chubby Checker   (#38)
Come Into My Heart - Lloyd Price   (#20)
Come On and Get Me - Fabian   (#29)
Come Softly to Me - The Fleetwoods   (#1)
Come To Me - Marv Johnson   (#30)
Crossfire - Johnny & The Hurricanes   (#23)  (instrumental)
Dance With Me - The Drifters   (#15)
Danny Boy - Conway Twitty   (#10)
Deck of Cards - Wink Martindale   (#7)
Don't Pity Me - Dion & The Belmonts   (#40)
Don't Take Your Guns to Town - Johnny Cash & The Tennessee Two   (#32)
Don't You Know - Della Reese   (#2)
Dream Lover - Bobby Darin   (#2)
El Paso - Marty Robbins   (#1)
Enchanted - The Platters   (#12)
The Enchanted Sea - The Islanders   (#15)  (instrumental)
Endlessly - Brook Benton   (#12)
Everybody Likes To Cha Cha Cha - Sam Cooke   (#31)
Fools' Hall of Fame - Pat Boone   (#29)
For A Penny - Pat Boone   (#23)
Forty Miles of Bad Road - Duane Eddy & The Rebels   (#9)  (instrumental)
Frankie - Connie Francis   (#9)
God Bless America - Connie Francis   (#36)
Goodbye Baby - Jack Scott   (#8)
Goodbye Jimmy, Goodbye - Kathy Linden   (#11)
Gotta Travel On - Billy Grammer   (#4)
Graduation's Here - The Fleetwoods   (#39)
Guess Who - Jesse Belvin   (#31)
Guitar Boogie Shuffle - The Virtues   (#5)  (instrumental)
Handy Man - Jimmy Jones   (#2)
The Hanging Tree - Marty Robbins   (#38)
The Happy Organ - Dave "Baby" Cortez   (#1)  (instrumental)
The Happy Reindeer - Dancer, Prancer & Nervous   (#34)
He'll Have to Go - Jim Reeves   (#2)
Heartaches By the Number - Guy Mitchell   (#1)
Heavenly Lover - Teresa Brewer   (#40)
Here Comes Summer - Jerry Keller   (#14)
Hey Little Girl - Dee Clark   (#20)
High Hopes - Frank Sinatra   (#30)
High School U.S.A. - Tommy Facenda   (#28)
Hound Dog Man - Fabian   (#9)
Hushabye - The Mystics   (#20)
I Ain't Never - Webb Pierce   (#24)
I Cried a Tear - LaVern Baker   (#6)
I Got a Wife - The Mark IV   (#24)
I Loves You, Porgy - Nina Simone   (#18)
I Miss You So - Paul Anka   (#33)
I Need Your Love Tonight - Elvis Presley   (#4)
I Only Have Eyes For You - The Flamingos   (#11)
I Waited Too Long - LaVern Baker   (#33)
I Wanna Be Loved - Ricky Nelson   (#20)
I Want To Walk You Home - Fats Domino   (#8)
I'll Be Satisfied - Jackie Wilson   (#20)
(I'll Be with You in) Apple Blossom Time - Tab Hunter   (#31)
I'm a Hog for You - The Coasters   (#38)
I'm a Man - Fabian   (#31)
I'm Gonna Be a Wheel Someday - Fats Domino   (#17)
I'm Gonna Get Married - Lloyd Price   (#3)
I'm Movin' On - Ray Charles   (#40)
I'm Never Gonna Tell - Jimmie Rodgers   (#36)
I'm Ready - Fats Domino   (#16)
I've Been Around - Fats Domino   (#33)
I've Come of Age - Billy Storm   (#28)
I've Had It - The Bell Notes   (#6)
If I Didn't Care - Connie Francis   (#22)
If I Give My Heart To You - Kitty Kallen   (#34)
If I Had a Girl - Rod Lauren   (#31)
(If You Cry) True Love, True Love - The Drifters   (#33)
In the Mood - Ernie Fields' Orchestra   (#4)  (instrumental)
It Doesn't Matter Anymore - Buddy Holly   (#13)
It Was I - Skip & Flip   (#11)
It's Just A Matter Of Time - Brook Benton   (#3)
It's Late - Ricky Nelson   (#9)
It's Time To Cry - Paul Anka   (#4)
Just a Little Too Much - Ricky Nelson   (#9)
Just As Much As Ever - Bob Beckham   (#32)
Just Ask Your Heart - Frankie Avalon   (#7)
Just Keep It Up - Dee Clark   (#18)
Kansas City - Wilbert Harrison   (#1)
Kissin' Time - Bobby Rydell   (#11)
Kookie, Kookie (Lend Me Your Comb) - Edward Byrnes with Connie Stevens   (#4)
Lavender-Blue - Sammy Turner   (#3)
Lipstick On Your Collar - Connie Francis   (#5)
Little Dipper - Mickey Mozart Quintet (Robert Maxwell)   (#30)  (instrumental)
The Little Drummer Boy - Harry Simeone Chorale   (#15)
Little Space Girl - Jesse Lee Turner   (#20)
Little Things Mean a Lot - Joni James   (#35)
Living Doll - Cliff Richard & The Drifters   (#30)
Lonely Blue Boy - Conway Twitty   (#6)
Lonely Boy - Paul Anka   (#1)
Lonely for You - Gary Stites   (#24)
The Lonely One - Duane Eddy   (#23)  (instrumental)
Lonely Street - Andy Williams   (#5)
Lonely Teardrops - Jackie Wilson   (#7)
Love Potion #9 - The Clovers   (#23)
Lucky Devil - Carl Dobkins, Jr.   (#25)
Lucky Ladybug - Billy & Lillie   (#14)
M.T.A. - The Kingston Trio   (#15)
Mack the Knife - Bobby Darin   (#1)
Makin' Love - Floyd Robinson   (#20)
Marina - Rocco Granata & The International Quartet   (#31)
Mary Lou - Ronnie Hawkins   (#26)
May You Always - The McGuire Sisters   (#11)
Midnight Stroll - The Revels   (#35)
Mighty Good - Ricky Nelson   (#38)
Misty - Johnny Mathis   (#12)
Mona Lisa - Carl Mann   (#25)
Mona Lisa - Conway Twitty   (#29)
Morgen - Ivo Robic & The Songmasters   (#13)
The Morning Side Of the Mountain - Tommy Edwards   (#27)
Mr. Blue - The Fleetwoods   (#1)
The Mummy - Bob McFadden & Dor   (#39)
My Happiness - Connie Francis   (#2)
My Heart Is an Open Book - Carl Dobkins, Jr.   (#3)
My Melancholy Baby - Tommy Edwards   (#26)
My Own True Love - Jimmy Clanton   (#33)
My Wish Came True - Elvis Presley   (#12)
Never Be Anyone Else But You - Ricky Nelson   (#6)
No Other Arms, No Other Lips - The Chordettes   (#27)
Nobody But You - Dee Clark   (#21)
Nola - Billy Williams   (#39)
Not One Minute More - Della Reese   (#16)
(Now and Then There's) A Fool Such As I - Elvis Presley   (#2)
Oh! Carol - Neil Sedaka   (#9)
Only Sixteen - Sam Cooke   (#28)
Only You (and You Alone) (Loin de Vous) - Franck Pourcel's French Fiddles   (#9)  (instrumental)
Personality - Lloyd Price   (#2)
Peter Gunn - Ray Anthony & His Orchestra   (#8)  (instrumental)
Petite Fleur (Little Flower) - Chris Barber's Jazz Band   (#5)  (instrumental)
Pink Shoe Laces - Dodie Stevens   (#3)
Plain Jane - Bobby Darin   (#38)
Please Mr. Sun - Tommy Edwards   (#11)
Poison Ivy - The Coasters   (#7)
Poor Jenny - The Everly Brothers   (#22)
Pretty Blue Eyes - Steve Lawrence   (#9)
Pretty Girls Everywhere - Eugene Church   (#36)
Primrose Lane - Jerry Wallace with The Jewels   (#8)
Put Your Head on My Shoulder - Paul Anka   (#2)
Quiet Village - The Exotic Sounds of Martin Denny & His Orchestra   (#4)  (instrumental)
Ragtime Cowboy Joe - The Chipmunks & David Seville   (#16)
Raw-Hide - Link Wray and The Wraymen   (#23)  (instrumental)
Red River Rock - Johnny & The Hurricanes   (#5)  (instrumental)
Red River Rose - The Ames Brothers   (#37)
Reveille Rock - Johnny & The Hurricanes   (#25)  (instrumental)
Ring-a-Ling-a-Lario - Jimmie Rodgers   (#32)
Robbin' the Cradle - Tony Bellus   (#25)
Rocka-Conga - The Applejacks   (#38)
Running Bear - Johnny Preston   (#1)
Say Man - Bo Diddley   (#20)
Scarlett Ribbons (for Her Hair) - The Browns   (#13)
Sea Cruise - Frankie Ford   (#14)
Sea of Love - Phil Phillips with The Twilights   (#2)
See You In September - The Tempos   (#23)
Seven Little Girls Sitting In the Back Seat - Paul Evans & The Curls   (#9)
She Say (Oom Dooby Doom) - The Diamonds   (#18)
Shimmy, Shimmy, Ko-Ko-Bop - Little Anthony & The Imperials   (#24)
Since I Don't Have You - The Skyliners   (#12)
Since You've Been Gone - Clyde McPhatter   (#38)
Six Nights a Week - The Crests   (#28)
Sleep Walk - Santo & Johnny   (#1)  (instrumental)
Small World - Johnny Mathis   (#20)
Smoke Gets In Your Eyes - The Platters   (#1)
So Close - Brook Benton   (#38)
So Fine - The Fiestas   (#11)
So Many Ways - Brook Benton   (#6)
Some Kind-a Earthquake - Duane Eddy   (#37)  (instrumental)
Someone - Johnny Mathis   (#35)
Sorry (I Ran All the Way Home) - The Impalas   (#2)
Stagger Lee - Lloyd Price   (#1)
Story of My Love - Conway Twitty   (#28)
Sweeter Than You - Ricky Nelson   (#9)
Take A Message To Mary - The Everly Brothers   (#16)
Talk That Talk - Jackie Wilson   (#34)
Tall Cool One - The Wailers   (#36)  (instrumental)
Tall Paul - Annette with The Afterbeats   (#7)
Tallahassee Lassie - Freddy "Boom-Boom" Cannon   (#6)
Tear Drop - Santo & Johnny   (#23)  (instrumental)
Teen Beat - Sandy Nelson   (#4)  (instrumental)
The Teen Commandments - Paul Anka / George Hamilton IV / Johnny Nash   (#29)
A Teenager In Love - Dion & The Belmonts   (#5)
Tell Him No - Travis & Bob   (#8)
Thank You Pretty Baby - Brook Benton   (#16)
That's Why (I Love You So) - Jackie Wilson   (#13)
The Three Bells (Les Trois Cloches) - The Browns   (#1)
The Tijuana Jail - The Kingston Trio   (#12)
There Goes My Baby - The Drifters   (#2)
There Must Be a Way - Joni James   (#33)
This Friendly World - Fabian   (#12)
This I Swear - The Skyliners   (#26)
This Should Go On Forever - Rod Bernard   (#20)
Three Stars - Tommy Dee with Carol Kay & The Teen-Aires   (#11)
Tiger - Fabian   (#3)
('Til) I Kissed You - The Everly Brothers   (#4)
'Till There Was You - Anita Bryant   (#30)
Tomboy - Perry Como   (#29)
Torquay - The Fireballs   (#39)  (instrumental)
Tragedy - Thomas Wayne with The DeLons   (#5)
Tucumcari - Jimmie Rodgers   (#32)
Turn Me Loose - Fabian   (#9)
Twixt Twelve and Twenty - Pat Boone   (#17)
Uh! Oh! (Part 2) - The Nutty Squirrels   (#14)
Unforgettable - Dinah Washington   (#17)
Venus - Frankie Avalon   (#1)
The Village of St. Bernadette - Andy Williams   (#7)
Waterloo - Stonewall Jackson   (#4)
The Way I Walk - Jack Scott   (#35)
We Got Love - Bobby Rydell   (#6)
What A Diff'rence A Day Makes - Dinah Washington   (#8)
What Is Love? - The Playmates   (#15)
What'd I Say (Part 1) - Ray Charles   (#6)
Where Were You (on Our Wedding Day)? - Lloyd Price   (#23)
Whole Lotta Loving - Fats Domino   (#6)
Why - Frankie Avalon   (#1)
With Open Arms - Jane Morgan   (#39)
With the Wind and the Rain In Your Hair - Pat Boone   (#21)
The Wonder of You - Ray Peterson   (#25)
Wonderful You - Jimmie Rodgers   (#40)
Woo-Hoo - Rock-A-Teens   (#16)  (instrumental)
A Worried Man - The Kingston Trio   (#20)
Yep! - Duane Eddy   (#30)  (instrumental)
You Better Know It - Jackie Wilson   (#37)
You Got What it Takes - Marv Johnson   (#10)
You Were Mine - Fireflies   (#21)
You're Gonna Miss Me - Connie Francis   (#34)
You're So Fine - The Falcons   (#17)