List of UK top 10 singles in 1960

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1960s in music in the UK
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1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964
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1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964
1965, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969
1959 1970

The UK Singles Chart is one of many music charts compiled by the Official Charts Company that calculates the best-selling singles of the week in the United Kingdom.[1] Since 2004 the chart has been based on the sales of both physical singles and digital downloads, with airplay figures excluded from the official chart.

This is a list of singles that peaked in the Top 10 of the UK Singles Chart during 1960 (see 1960 in British music). The date is when the song entered the top 10 for the first time. Songs that were still in the top 10 at the beginning of 1960 but peaked in 1959 are listed in List of top 10 singles in 1959 (UK).

Top 10 singles[edit]

Key
Symbol Meaning
Single peaked in 1959 but still in chart in 1960.
Single released in 1960 but peaked in 1961.
Entered The date that the song first appeared in the chart.
Peak Highest position that the song reached in the UK Singles Chart.
Entered
[A]
Weeks in
top 10
Single Artist Peak Peak reached
[A]
Weeks at
peak
1 November 15 "What Do You Want to Make Those Eyes at Me For?"‡ Ford, EmileEmile Ford and The Checkmates 1 13 December 6
22 November 11 "What Do You Want?"‡ Faith, AdamAdam Faith 1 29 November 3
15 November 12 "Oh! Carol"‡ Sedaka, NeilNeil Sedaka 3 13 December 0
29 November 7 "Seven Little Girls (Sitting in the Back Seat)"‡ The Avons 4 13 December 0
20 December 7 "Staccato's Theme" Bernstein, ElmerElmer Bernstein 4 10 January 0
20 December 6 [B] "Little White Bull" Steele, TommyTommy Steele 6 3 January 0
3 January 2 "Bad Boy" Wilde, MartyMarty Wilde 7 3 January 0
27 December 3 "Rawhide"‡ Laine, FrankieFrankie Laine 6 27 December 0
11 October 13 "Travellin' Light"‡ Richard, CliffCliff Richard and The Shadows 1 25 October 5
25 October 9 [C] "Red River Rock"‡ Johnny and the Hurricanes 3 8 November 0
10 January 7 "Starry Eyed Holliday, MichaelMichael Holliday 1 24 January 1
10 January 8 "Way Down Yonder in New Orleans"‡ Cannon, FreddyFreddy Cannon 3 7 February 0

Notes[edit]

  • B "Little White Bull" slipped to number 11 on 24/1. It re-entered the top 10 for one week on 31/1.
  • C "Red River Rock" slipped to number 19 on 27/12. It re-entered the top 10 for one week on 3/1

Entries by artist[edit]

Artist Total

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