Songs From 1961

Popular Songs From 1961

SONGS FROM 1961: AFRICAN – AT

African Waltz – 1961 – Johnny Dankworth

And The Heavens Cried – 1961 – Anthony Newley

Angel Baby – 1961 – Rosie & the Originals

Anna (Instrumental) – 1961 – Jorgen Ingmann & His Guitar 

Apache (Instrumental) – 1961 – Jorgen Ingmann & His Guitar 

Are You Sure (are you sure it’s not your foolish heart, that you agree that we’re to be apart) – 1961 – Allisons

As If I Didn’t Know – 1961 – Adam Wade

Asia Minor – 1961 – Kokomo 

Astronaut, The (Parts 1 & 2) – 1961 – Jose Jiminez

At Last – 1961 – Etta James

SONGS FROM 1961: BABY – BUT

Baby Blue (are you really wise?, do you realize, that those devil eyes are bluer than the skies?) – 1961 – The Echoes

Baby Elephant Walk (playful instrumental) – 1961 – Henry Mancini

Baby I Don’t Care (You’re So Square) (cover version) – 1961 – Buddy Holly

Baby Sittin’ Boogie – 1961 – Buzz Clifford

Barbara Ann – 1961 – Regents

Be My Boy – 1961 – Paris Sisters

Big Bad John – 1961 – Jimmy Dean

Bless You – 1961 – Tony Orlando

Blue Moon (blue moon you saw me standing alone, without a dream in my heart – without a love of my own) – 1961 – The Marcels

Boll Weevil Song, The – 1961 – Brook Benton

Breakin’ In A Brand New Broken Heart – 1961 – Neil Sedaka

Breakin’ In A Brand New Broken Heart – 1961 – Connie Francis

Bridge Of Love, The – 1961 – Joe Dowell

Bristol Stomp – 1961 – The Dovells

Buona Sera – 1961 – Mr. Acker Bilk

(I Don’t Know Why) But I Do (cover version) – 1961 – Clarence “Frogman” Henry

SONGS FROM 1961: CALCUTTA – CUPID

Calcutta (Instrumental) – 1961 – Lawrence Welk

Calendar Girl (I love I love I love my calendar girl) – 1961 – Neil Sedaka

Candy Man (come to me, let me be oh your own candy man) – 1961 – Roy Orbison

Climb Ev’ry Mountain – 1961 – Shirley Bassey

Corinna, Corinna – 1961 – Ray Peterson

Crazy (crazy for feeling so lonely) – 1961 – Patsy Cline

Crying (crying over you) – 1961 – Roy Orbison

Cupid (Cupid pull back your bow and let your arrow go) – 1961 – Sam Cooke

SONGS FROM 1961: DADDY’S – DUM

Daddy’s Home – 1961 – Shep & the Limelites

Dance On Little Girl – 1961 – Paul Anka

Dedicated To The One I Love (this is dedicated to the one I love) – 1961 – The Shirelles

Does Your Chewing Gum Lose Its Flavor (does your chewing gum lose its flavor on the bedpost over night) – 1961 – Lonnie Donegan & His Skiffle Group

Don’t Bet Money Honey -1961 – Linda Scott

Don’t Bring Lulu – 1961 – Dorothy Provine

Don’t Cry No More – 1961 – Bobby Bland

Don’t Treat Me Like A Child – 1961 – Helen Shapiro

Don’t Worry – 1961 – Marty Robbins

Don’t You Know It – 1961 – Adam Faith

Down The Street To 301 – 1961 – Johnny Cash

Dum Dum – 1961 – Brenda Lee

SONGS FROM 1961: EASY – EXODUS

Easy Going Me – 1961 – Adam Faith

Ebony Eyes – 1961 – Everly Brothers

Emotions – 1961 – Brenda Lee

Every Beat Of My Heart – 1961 – The Pips

Every Breath I Take – 1961 – Gene Pitney

Exodus (Instrumental) – 1961 – Ferrante and Teicher

SONGS FROM 1961: F.B.I. – FRIGHTENED

F.B.I. – 1961 – Shadows

Fly, The – 1961 – Chubby Checker

Fool #1 (am I fool #1?) – 1961 – Brenda Lee

Foolin’ Around – 1961 – Buck Owens

Foot Stomping – 1961 – The Flares

Frightened City – 1961 – Shadows

SONGS FROM 1961: GEE – GRANADA

Gee Whiz It’s You – 1961 – Cliff Richard

Gee Whiz (Look At His Eyes) – 1961 – Carla Thomas

Get Lost – 1961 – Eden Kane

Girl Like You, A – 1961 – Cliff Richard

Good Time Baby – 1961 – Bobby Rydell

Goodbye Cruel World (we’re off to see the circus) – 1961 – James Darren

Granada – 1961 – Frank Sinatra

SONGS FROM 1961: HALFWAY – HURT

Halfway To Paradise – 1961 – Billy Fury

Hats Off To Larry – 1961 – Del Shannon

Have A Drink On Me – 1961 – Lonnie Donegan

Heart And Soul – 1961 – Cleftones

Heartaches – 1961 – The Marcels

Hello Mary Lou (hello Mary Lou goodbye heart, sweet Mary Lou I’m so in love with you) – 1961 – Ricky Nelson

Hello Walls – 1961 – Faron Young

Hideaway – 1961 – Freddy King

His Latest Flame (Marie’s The Name) – 1961 – Elvis Presley

Hit The Road Jack (hit the road Jack and don’t you come back no more) – 1961 – Ray Charles

How Many Tears – 1961 – Bobby Vee

Hundred Pounds Of Clay – 1961 – Gene McDaniels

Hundred Pounds Of Clay, A – 1961 -Craig Douglas

Hurt – 1961 – Timi Yuro

SONGS FROM 1961: I

I Cried For You – 1961 – Ricky Stevens

(I Don’t Know Why) But I Do (cover version) – 1961 – Clarence “Frogman” Henry

I Don’t Wanna Cry – 1961 – Chuck Jackson

I Fall To Pieces – 1961 – Patsy Cline

I Feel So Bad – 1961 – Elvis Presley

I Just Don’t Understand – 1961 – Ann Margret

I Like It Like That (oh baby come on let me show you where it’s at, the name of the game is I like it like that) – 1961 – Chris Kenner

I Love How You Love Me – 1961 – Paris Sisters

I Understand (Just How You Feel) – 1961 – The G-Clefs

SONGS FROM 1961: I’D – I’VE

I’d Never Find Another You – 1961 – Billy Fury

I’ll Be Seeing You – 1961 – Frank Sinatra

I’ll Be There – 1961 – Damita Jo

I’ll Get By – 1961 – Shirley Bassey

I’m Comin’ On Back To You – 1961 – Jackie Wilson

I’m Gonna Knock On Your Door – 1961 – Eddie Hodges

I’m Hurtin’ – 1961 – Roy Orbison

It’s Gonna Work Out Fine – 1961 – Ike and Tina Turner

I’ve Told Every Little Star – 1961 – Linda Scott

SONGS FROM 1961: JA-DA – JUMP

Ja-Da – 1961 – Johnny and the Hurricanes

Jealousy – 1961 – Billy Fury

Johnny Remember Me – 1961 – John Leyton

Johnny Will – 1961 – Pat Boone

Jump In The Line (Shake, Shake Senora) (o.k., I believe you) – 1961 – Harry Belafonte 

SONGS FROM 1961: KON-TIKI

Kon-Tiki – 1961 – Shadows 

SONGS FROM 1961: LAST – LOVE

Last Night (Instrumental) – 1961 – The Mar-Keys

Lazy River – 1961 – Bobby Darin

Let The Four Winds Blow – 1961 – Fats Domino

Let There Be Drums (Instrumental heavy on drums) – 1961 – Sandy Nelson

Let Your Conscience Be Your Guide – 1961 – Marvin Gaye

Let’s Get Together – 1961 – Hayley Mills

Let’s Jump The Broomstick – 1961 – Brenda Lee

Let’s Twist Again (let’s twist again like we did last summer) – 1961 – Chubby Checker

Lion Sleeps Tonight, The (in the jungle the mighty jungle, the lion sleeps tonight) – 1961 – The Tokens

Little Bit Of Soap, A – 1961 – Jarmels

Little Boy Sad – 1961 – Johnny Burnette

Little Devil – 1961 – Neil Sedaka

Little Egypt (Ying-Yang) (she had a ruby on her tummy and a diamond big as Texas on her toe) – 1961 – The Coasters

Little Sister (don’t you kiss me once or twice – say it’s very nice and then you run, little sister don’t you do what your big sister done) – 1961 – Elvis Presley

Lonely Man – 1961 – Elvis Presley

Look In My Eyes – 1961 – Chantels

Love Hurts (I really learned a lot, love is like a flame – it burns you when it’s hot) – 1961 – The Everly Brothers

SONGS FROM 1961: MAMA – MY

Mama Said (mama there’d be days like this, there’d be days like this my mama said) – 1961 – The Shirelles

Marcheta – 1961 – Karl Denver

(Marie’s The Name) His Latest Flame – 1961 – Elvis Presley

Mexicali Rose – 1961 – Karl Denver

Mexico – 1961 – Bob Moore

Michael – 1961 – The Highwaymen

Michael Row The Boat – 1961 – Lonnie Donegan

Midnight Bus – 1961 – Betty McQuade

Moody River – 1961 – Pat Boone

Moon River – 1961 – Jerry Butler

Moon River – 1961 – Henry Mancini

Moon River – 1961 – Danny Williams

More Than I Can Say – 1961 – Bobby Vee

Mother-In-Law (if she’d leave us alone we could have a happy home, sent from down below mother-in-law) – 1961 – Ernie K-Doe 

Mountain’s High, The – 1961 – Dick and Deedee

My Bonnie – 1961/1963/1964 – Beatles (aka Tony Sheridan and The Beat Brothers/Tony Sheridan and The Beatles) 

My Boomerang Won’t Come Back – 1961 – Charlie Drake

My Empty Arms – 1961 – Jackie Wilson

My Friend The Sea – 1961 – Petula Clark

My Kind Of Girl – 1961 – Matt Monro

My True Story – 1961 – The Jive Five

SONGS FROM 1961: NEVER 

Never On Sunday – 1961 – The Chordettes

SONGS FROM 1961: OH – OPERATION

Oh Lonesome Me – 1960/1961 – Johnny Cash

On The Rebound (Instrumental) – 1961 – Floyd Cramer

Once In A While – 1961 – Chimes

One Mint Julep (instrumental) – 1961 – Ray Charles

One Track Mind – 1961 – Bobby Lewis

Operation Heartbreak – 1961 – Aretha Franklin

SONGS FROM 1961: PASADENA – PRETTY

Pasadena – 1961 – Temperance Seven

Peanut Butter – 1961 – Marathons

Peanuts – 1961 – Rick And The Keens

Pepe – 1961 – Duane Eddy

Please Love Me Forever – 1961 – Cathy Jean & the Roommates

Please Mr. Postman (Mr. Postman look and see, is there a letter – a letter for me?) – 1961 – The Marvelettes

Please Stay – 1961 – The Drifters

Pocketful Of Miracles – 1961/1962 – Frank Sinatra

Pony Time – 1961 – Chubby Checker

Pop Goes The Weasel – 1961 – Anthony Newley

Portrait Of My Love – 1961 – Matt Monro

Portrait Of My Love – 1961 – Steve Lawrence

Pretty Little Angel Eyes (and when I’m in your arms it feels so heavenly, you know I love you my darling angel eyes) – 1961 – Curtis Lee

SONGS FROM 1961: QUARTER

Quarter To Three (I danced ’til a quarter to three; let me tell you that I never had it so good yeah and I know you never could) – 1961 – Gary U.S. Bonds

SONGS FROM 1961: RAINDROPS – RUNNING

Raindrops – 1961 – Dee Clark

Rama Lama Ding Dong – 1961 – The Edsels

Reach For The Stars – 1961 – Shirley Bassey

Riders In The Sky – 1961 – Ramrods

Rock-A-Bye Your Baby With A Dixie Melody – 1961 – Aretha Franklin

Romeo – 1961 – Petula Clark

Rubber Ball – 1961 – Bobby Vee

Rubber Ball – 1961 – Marty Wilde

Run To Him – 1961 – Bobby Vee

Runaround Sue (keep away from Runaround Sue) – 1961 – Dion

Runaway (and I wonder – I wa-wa-wa-wa-wonder, why – why-why-why-why why she ran away) – 1961 – Del Shannon

Running Scared – 1961 – Roy Orbison

SONGS FROM 1961: SAD – SWEET

Sad Movies (Make Me Cry) – 1961 – Sue Thompson

Sailor – 1961 – Petula Clark

Sailor – 1961 – Anne Shelton

Samantha – 1961 – Kenny Ball

San Antonio Rose – 1961 – Floyd Cramer

Savage, The – 1961 – Shadows

School Is Out – 1961 – Gary U.S. Bonds

Second Time Around, The – 1961 – Frank Sinatra

Shop Around (my mama told me you better shop around) – 1961 – Smokey Robinson and the Miracles

So Long Baby – 1961 – Del Shannon

Spanish Harlem (there is a rose in Spanish Harlem) – 1961 – Ben E. King

Stand By Me (I won’t shed a tear, just as long as you stand by me) – 1961 – Ben E. King

Story Of A Broken Heart, The – 1961 – Johnny Cash

Sucu-Sucu – 1961 – Laurie Johnson

Surrender – 1961 – Elvis Presley

Sweet Lips – 1961 – Webb Pierce 

SONGS FROM 1961: TAKE – THREE

Take Five – 1961 – Dave Brubeck Quartet

Take Good Care Of Her – 1961 – Adam Wade

Take Good Care Of My Baby – 1961 – Bobby Vee

Tear Of The Year, The (oh Lord I musta’ cried the tear of the year last night) – 1961 – Jackie Wilson

Tell Me Why (tell me why the stars in the sky are the same kind of stars that I see in your eyes, I love you yes I do oh won’t you tell me why) – 1961 – The Belmonts

Temptation – 1961 – Everly Brothers

Tender Years – 1961 – George Jones

Tennessee Flat Top Box – 1961 – Johnny Cash

That Old Black Magic – 1961 – Frank Sinatra

That’s My Home – 1961 – Mr. Acker Bilk

Theme For A Dream – 1961 – Cliff Richard

Theme From Dixie – 1961 – Duane Eddy

There’s A Moon Out Tonight – 1961 – The Capris

Think Twice – 1961 – Brook Benton

This Is It – 1961 – Adam Faith

This Time – 1961 – Troy Shondell

Those Oldies But Goodies (those oldies but goodies remind me of you) – 1961 – Little Caesar & the Romans

Three Hearts In A Tangle – 1961 – Roy Drusky

SONGS FROM 1961: TIME – TRAVELIN’

Time – 1961 – Craig Douglas

Time Has Come, The – 1961 – Adam Faith

Together – 1961 – Connie Francis

Tonight – 1961 – Ferrante and Teicher

Tossin’ And Turnin’ – 1961 – Bobby Lewis

Tower Of Strength – 1961 – Gene McDaniels

Tower Of Strength – 1961 – Frankie Vaughan

Tragedy (you’ve gone from me whoa-o tragedy) – 1961 – The Fleetwoods

Travelin’ Man (I’m a travelin’ man and I’ve made a lot of stops all over the world, and in every port I’ve owned the heart of at least one lovely girl) – 1961 – Ricky Nelson

SONGS FROM 1961: UNDER

Under The Moon Of Love – 1961 – Curtis Lee

SONGS FROM 1961: WALK – WHO

Walk On By – 1961 – Leroy Van Dyke

Walk Right Back (walk right back to me this minute; I’m so lonesome every day) – 1961 – Everly Brothers

Walkin’ Back To Happiness – 1961 – Helen Shapiro

Walking The Streets – 1960/1961 – Webb Pierce

Warpaint – 1961 – Brook Brothers

Way You Look Tonight, The – 1961 – Lettermen

Weekend – 1961 – Eddie Cochran

Well I Ask You – 1961 – Eden Kane

What To Do – 1961/1965 – Buddy Holly 

What’d I Say – 1961 – Jerry Lee Lewis

What’s Your Name (what’s your name?, is it Mary or Sue?) – 1961/1962 – Don and Juan

Wheels – 1961 – The String-A-Longs

When The Girl In Your… – 1961 – Cliff Richard

When We Get Married – 1961 – Dreamlovers

Where The Boys Are – 1961 – Connie Francis

Who Am I – 1961 – Adam Faith

Who Put The Bomp (who put the bomp in the bomp bomp bomp) – 1961 – Barry Mann

SONGS FROM 1961: WILD – WRITING

Wild In The Country – 1961 – Elvis Presley

Wild Wind – 1961 – John Leyton

Will You Love Me Tomorrow – 1961 – The Shirelles

Window Up Above – 1961 – George Jones

Wings Of A Dove – 1961 – Ferlin Husky

Without You – 1961 – Johnny Tillotson

Wonder Like You, A – 1961 – Rick Nelson

Wonderland By Night (Instrumental) – 1961 – Bert Kaempfert

Wonderland By Night (Instrumental) – 1961 – Louis Prima

Won’t Be Long – 1961 – Aretha Franklin

Wooden Heart (Muss I Denn) – 1961 – Joe Dowell

Wooden Heart – 1961 – Elvis Presley

Writing On The Wall, The – 1961 – Adam Wade

SONGS FROM 1961: YA – YOU’RE

Ya Ya – 1961 – Lee Dorsey

Yellow Bird (Instrumental) – 1961 – Arthur Lyman Group

You Always Hurt The One You Love – 1961 – Clarence “Frogman” Henry

You Can Depend On Me – 1961 – Brenda Lee

You Can Have Her – 1961 – Roy Hamilton

You Don’t Know – 1961 – Helen Shapiro

You Don’t Know What You Got (Until You Lose It) – 1961 – Ral Donner

You Don’t Know What You’ve Done – 1961 – Ral Donner

You Must Have Been A Beautiful Baby – 1961 – Bobby Darin

You’ll Answer To Me – 1961 – Cleo Laine

You’ll Never Know – 1961 – Shirley Bassey

You’re Driving Me Crazy – 1961 – Temperance Seven

(You’re So Square) Baby I Don’t Care (cover version) – 1961 – Buddy Holly

You’re The Reason – 1961 – Bobby Edwards 

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