Top 40 Radio Songs of 1961

1 "Tossin' and Turnin'"    Bobby Lewis
2 "I Fall to Pieces"    Patsy Cline
3 "Michael"    The Highwaymen
4 "Crying"    Roy Orbison
5 "Runaway"    Del Shannon
6 "My True Story"    The Jive Five
7 "Pony Time"    Chubby Checker
8 "Wheels"    The String-A-Longs
9 "Raindrops"    Dee Clark
10 "Wooden Heart"    Joe Dowell
11 "Calcutta"    Lawrence Welk
12 "Take Good Care of My Baby"    Bobby Vee
13 "Running Scared"    Roy Orbison
14 "Dedicated to the One I Love"    The Shirelles
15 "Last Night"    The Mar-Keys
16 "Will You Love Me Tomorrow"    The Shirelles
17 "Exodus"    Ferrante & Teicher
18 "Where the Boys Are"    Connie Francis
19 "Hit the Road Jack"    Ray Charles
20 "Sad Movies (Make Me Cry)"    Sue Thompson
21 "Mother-in-Law"    Ernie K-Doe
22 "Bristol Stomp"    The Dovells
23 "Travelin' Man"    Ricky Nelson
24 "Shop Around"    The Miracles
25 "The Boll Weevil Song"    Brook Benton
26 "A Hundred Pounds of Clay"    Gene McDaniels
27 "The Mountain's High"    Dick and Dee Dee
28 "Don't Worry"    Marty Robbins
29 "On the Rebound"    Floyd Cramer
30 "Portrait of My Love"    Steve Lawrence
31 "Quarter to Three"    Gary U.S. Bonds
32 "Who Put the Bomp (in the Bomp, Bomp, Bomp)"    Barry Mann
33 "Calendar Girl"    Neil Sedaka
34 "I Like It Like That"    Chris Kenner
35 "Apache"    Jørgen Ingmann
36 "Don't Bet Money Honey"    Linda Scott
37 "Without You"    Johnny Tillotson
38 "Wings of a Dove"    Ferlin Husky
39 "Little Sister"    Elvis Presley
40 "Blue Moon"    The Marcels