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1.  Tossin' And Turnin' by Bobby Lewis  7/10

2.  Big Bad John by Jimmy Dean  11/06

3.  Runaway by Del Shannon  4/24

4.  Wonderland By Night by Bert Kaempfert Orchestra  1/09Ricky Nelson

5.  Pony Time by Chubby Checker  2/27

6.  The Lion Sleeps Tonight by The Tokens  12/18

7.  Blue Moon by The Marcels  4/03

8.  Take Good Care Of My Baby by Bobby Vee  9/18

9. Calcutta by Lawrence Welk Orchestra  2/13Del Shannon

10. Runaround Sue by Dion  10/23

11. Michael by The Highwaymen  9/04

12. Travelin' Man by Ricky Nelson  5/29

13. Quarter To Three by U.S. Bonds  6/26

14. Hit The Road Jack by Ray Charles  10/09Dion

15. Surrender by Elvis Presley  3/20

16. Will You Love Me Tomorrow by The Shirelles  1/30

17. Mother-In-Law by Ernie K-Doe  5/22

18. Please Mr. Postman by The Marvelettes  12/11

19. Wooden Heart by Joe Dowell  8/28Bobby Vee

20. Moody River by Pat Boone  6/19

21. Running Scared by Roy Orbison  6/05





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