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British Chartbusters of the 60s & 70s - 1961

Top five singles of the year on the British Charts:

 

1    "Are You Lonesome Tonight"  Elvis Presley Buy Now

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2   "Wooden Heart"   Elvis Presley Buy Now  

 

60 tracks on 3 discs

 

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3   "Runaway"  Del Shannon Buy Now
4  "Surrender"  Elvis Presley Buy Now
5  "You Don't Know"  Helen Shapiro  Buy Now

Top five albums of the year on the British Charts:

1  "G.I. Blues"  Elvis Presley Buy Now
2  "Another Black and White Minstrel Show"  George Mitchell Minstrels Buy Now
3  "South Pacific"  (original film soundtrack) Buy Now
4  "The Shadows"   Shadows Buy Now  

 

54 tracks, double CD incl Runaway - Del Shannon, Summertime Blues - Eddie Cochran

 

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5  "The Black and White Minstrel Show"  George Mitchell Minstrels Buy Now

Top five artists of the year on the British Charts:

1   Elvis Presley  Buy the Greatest Hits
2  Cliff Richard and the Shadows  Buy the Greatest Hits
3   Helen Shapiro Buy the Greatest Hits
4  Everly Brothers  Buy the Greatest Hits
5  Bobby Vee  Buy the Greatest Hits
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