List of number-one adult contemporary singles of 1961 (U.S.)

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These are the Billboard adult contemporary chart number-one hits of 1961. The chart debuted in Billboard the week of July 17, 1961. It was known as the Easy Listening chart during that year.

Issue Date Song Artist
July 17 "The Boll Weevil Song" Brook Benton
July 24
July 31
August 7 "Together" Connie Francis
August 14 "Wooden Heart" Joe Dowell
August 21
August 28
September 4 "Michael" The Highwaymen
September 11
September 18
September 25
October 2
October 9 "Mexico" Bob Moore and His Orchestra
October 16 "Sad Movies (Make Me Cry)" Sue Thompson
October 23 "Big Bad John" Jimmy Dean
October 30
November 6
November 13
November 20
November 27
December 4
December 11
December 18
December 25

References[edit]

  • Hyatt, Wesley (1999). The Billboard Book of #1 Adult Contemporary Hits (Billboard Publications) ISBN 0-8230-7693-8

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