What Songs Were Popular in the Year 1961?

Top Songs and factoids about pop music in the year 1961, as voted on by viewers.

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"Runaway" by Del Shannon
"Runaway" by Del Shannon
"Travelin' Man" by Ricky Nelson
"Travelin' Man" by Ricky Nelson
"Moody River" by Pat Boone
"Runaround Sue" by Dion
"Big Bad John" by Jimmy Dean
"Big Bad John" by Jimmy Dean
"Blue Moon" by The Marcels
"Calcutta" by Lawrence Welk
"Mother-in-Law" by Ernie K-Doe
"Pony Time" by Chubby Checker
"Surrender" by Elvis Presley
"Wooden Heart" by Joe Dowell
"Running Scared" by Roy Orbison
"Running Scared" by Roy Orbison
"Cupid" by Sam Cooke
"Stand By Me" by Ben E. King

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