1960

Top 50 of 1960

As heard on WRCT-FM (88.3) on Dec. 31, 2010. Rankings are calculated based on the Billboard and Cash Box magazine charts, with extra weight given to songs that were strong hits in Pittsburgh.

  1. Percy Faith – Theme from “A Summer Place”
  2. Elvis Presley – Stuck on You
  3. Chubby Checker – The Twist
  4. Elvis Presley – It’s Now or Never
  5. Brenda Lee – I’m Sorry
  6. Jimmy Jones – Handy Man
  7. Mark Dinning – Teen Angel
  8. The Drifters – Save the Last Dance For Me
  9. Connie Francis – Everybody’s Somebody’s Fool
  10. Connie Francis – My Heart Has a Mind of Its Own
  11. Brian Hyland – Itsy Bitsy Teeny Weeny Yellow Polka-Dot Bikini
  12. Roy Orbison – Only the Lonely
  13. Marty Robbins – El Paso
  14. The Brothers Four – Greenfields
  15. The Ventures – Walk, Don’t Run
  16. Bobby Rydell – Wild One
  17. Sam Cooke – Chain Gang
  18. The Hollywood Argyles – Alley Oop
  19. Brook Benton & Dinah Washington – Baby (You’ve Got What it Takes)
  20. Paul Anka – Puppy Love
  21. Jimmy Jones – Good Timing
  22. Johnny Horton – Sink the Bismarck
  23. Jackie Wilson – Night
  24. Dion & The Belmonts – Where or When
  25. Frankie Avalon – Why
  26. The Safaris – Image of a Girl
  27. Jack Scott – What in the World’s Come Over You
  28. Hank Locklin – Please Help Me, I’m Fallin’
  29. Fats Domino – Walking to New Orleans
  30. Larry Verne – Mr. Custer
  31. Duane Eddy – Because They’re Young
  32. Barrett Strong – Money
  33. Jack Scott – Burning Bridges
  34. Anita Bryant – Paper Roses
  35. Brenda Lee – I Want to Be Wanted
  36. Freddy Cannon – Way Down Yonder in New Orleans
  37. Brook Benton – Kiddio
  38. Miss Toni Fisher – The Big Hurt
  39. Hank Ballard & The Midnighters – Finger-Poppin’ Time
  40. Bobby Rydell – Volare
  41. Ferrante and Teicher – Theme from “The Apartment”
  42. Bobby Vee – Devil or Angel
  43. The Platters – Harbor Lights
  44. Bill Black’s Combo – White Silver Sands
  45. Marv Johnson – You Got What it Takes
  46. Maurice Williams & The Zodiacs – Stay
  47. Paul Anka – It’s Time to Cry
  48. Brook Benton and Dinah Washington – A Rockin’ Good Way
  49. Joe Jones – You Talk Too Much
  50. Guy Mitchell – Heartaches By the Number
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