DPG Songs Of The Year 1961

For a slightly less biased review of the year check out the Chartjunkie songs of the year!

 1DionRunaround SueYouTube
 2MarcelsBlue MoonYouTube
 3Barry MannWho Put The BompYouTube
 4Curtis LeePretty Little Angel EyesYouTube
 5Ben E. KingStand By MeYouTube
 6TokensThe Lion Sleeps TonightYouTube
 7EdselsRama Lama Ding DongYouTube
 8Gary 'U.S.' BondsQuarter To ThreeYouTube
 9Bobby VeeTake Good Care Of My BabyYouTube
 10Sam CookeCupidYouTube
 
 11Del ShannonRunawayYouTube
 12Roy OrbisonCryingYouTube
 13Chubby CheckerLet's Twist AgainYouTube
 14Neil SedakaCalendar GirlYouTube
 15DriftersI Count The TearsYouTube
 16Ray CharlesHit The Road JackYouTube
 17Ricky NelsonTravelin' ManYouTube
 18MiraclesShop AroundYouTube
 19Elvis Presley(Marie's The Name) His Latest FlameYouTube
 20Elvis PresleyLittle SisterYouTube
 
 21Bobby LewisTossin' And Turnin'YouTube
 22ShirellesWill You Love Me TomorrowYouTube
 23Everly BrothersWalk Right BackYouTube
 24Ben E. KingSpanish HarlemYouTube
 25MarvelettesPlease Mr. PostmanYouTube
 26Ann MargretI Just Don't UnderstandYouTube
 27DovellsBristol StompYouTube
 28Chubby CheckerPony TimeYouTube
 29Bobby DarinYou Must Have Been A Beautiful BabyYouTube
 30B. Bumble And The StingersBumble BoogieYouTube
 
 31Lee DorseyYa YaYouTube
 32Roy OrbisonRunning ScaredYouTube
 33ShirellesMama SaidYouTube
 34Little Caesar & the RomansThose Oldies But GoodiesYouTube
 35Ernie K-DoeMother-in-LawYouTube
 36Chris KennerI Like It Like ThatYouTube
 37Ricky NelsonHello Mary LouYouTube
 38Bobby VeeRubber BallYouTube
 39EchoesBaby BlueYouTube
 40Paul AnkaTonight My Love, TonightYouTube
 
 41Patsy ClineCrazyYouTube
 42Gary 'U.S.' BondsSchool Is OutYouTube
 43Roy HamiltonYou Can Have HerYouTube
 44ChantersNo, No, NoYouTube
 45Dee ClarkRaindropsYouTube
 46Dave Brubeck QuartetTake FiveYouTube
 47Neil SedakaLittle DevilYouTube
 48Danny And The JuniorsPony ExpressYouTube
 49RegentsBarbara AnnYouTube
 50Eddie HodgesI'm Gonna Knock On Your DoorYouTube
 
 51Brenda LeeI'm Learning About LoveYouTube
 52Del ShannonHats Off To LarryYouTube
 53Etta JamesAt LastYouTube
 54Al Caiola And His OrchestraThe Magnificent SevenYouTube
 55Jackie WilsonWay I AmYouTube
 56Fats DominoShu RahYouTube
 57Patsy clineI Fall to PiecesYouTube
 58Johnny Maestro & The CrestsModel GirlYouTube
 59Bobby LewisOne Track MindYouTube
 60Little Willie JohnLeave My Kitten AloneYouTube
 
 61BelmontsTell Me WhyYouTube
 62Sims TwinsSoothe MeYouTube
 63KokomoAsia MinorYouTube
 64Joe DowellWooden HeartYouTube
 65Sam CookeFeel ItYouTube
 66Fats DominoWhat A PartyYouTube
 67JarmelsLittle Bit Of SoapYouTube
 68MarathonsPeanut ButterYouTube
 69MarcelsHeartachesYouTube
 70Timi YuroHurtYouTube
 
 71Fats DominoLet The Four Winds BlowYouTube
 72Jackie WilsonI'm Coming On Back To YouYouTube
 73ventureslullaby of the leavesYouTube
 74Henry ManciniMoon RiverYouTube
 75Freddy CannonBuzz Buzz A-Diddle-ItYouTube
 76ShirellesDedicated To The One I LoveYouTube
 77Curtis LeeUnder The Moon Of LoveYouTube
 78Billy VaughnOrange Blossom SpecialYouTube
 79Hank BallardLet's Go Again, Where We Went Last NightYouTube
 80Lonnie DoneganDoes Your Chewing Gum Lose Its FlavourYouTube
 
 81Al CaiolaBonanzaYouTube
 82TokensTonight I Fell In LoveYouTube
 83ImpressionsGypsy WomanYouTube
 84HighwaymenMichael (Row Your Boat Ashore)YouTube
 85RondelsBack Beat No 1YouTube
 86VibrationsThe WatusiYouTube
 87Roy OrbisonCandy ManYouTube
 88Johnny BurnetteLittle Boy SadYouTube
 89Chubby CheckerThe Mess AroundYouTube
 90Ray CharlesOne Mint JulipYouTube
 
 91Elvis PresleySurrenderYouTube
 92Sam CookeThat's It, I Quit, I'm Movin' OnYouTube
 93Hank Ballard & The MidnightersThe Hoochi Coochi CooYouTube
 94ShirellesBig JohnYouTube
 95Jerry ButlerI'm A Telling YouYouTube
 96OlympicsDooleyYouTube
 97Johnny HortonSleepyeyed JohnYouTube
 98Rick & KeensPeanutsYouTube
 99Ray PetersonCorrina CorinaYouTube
 100VelvetsTonight (Could Be The Night)YouTube