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UK Number Ones 1961
Music from 1961
"A follow on from my US number one hits. What do you know about the UK number ones in 1961?"
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Johnny Tillotson was the first person to reach the UK number one spot in 1961 with '... in Motion'.
What is the missing word?
Elvis Presley had no less than four number ones in the UK 1961 charts. Which one was first?
Are You Lonesome Tonight?
Little Sister / (Marie's the Name) His Latest Flame
The third UK number one for 1961 was entitled 'Sailor'. Which 'Downtown' girl, who was later told 'Don't Sleep in the Subway', recorded this song?
(Two Words - First AND last name please.)
One of the best selling number one singles of the year, in the UK, was 'Runaway'. Who recorded this single which reached number one in June 1961?
Gary US Bonds
Helen Shapiro reached the top spot in the UK twice in 1961. Her second hit was the very well known 'Walking Back To Happiness' which was number one in October. What record was number one in August?
Don't Treat Me Like A Child
Don't Throw Your Love Away
You Don't Know
Apologies to everyone but I have to put this song in a quiz. This is one of my favourite songs from the 1961 UK charts although not a very well known track.
Sung by Johnny Leyton, which 'death song' was this?
Johnny Remember Me
Hold on to What We Had
How many times did the Everly Brothers reach number one in the 1961 UK singles charts?
'Wooden Heart' was one of four Elvis songs which reached number one in the UK in 1961. Which Elvis film featured this song?
A record from 1961 that reached number one in the UK and in the US.
The Highwaymen reached the top spot on both sides of the Atlantic with a song called 'Michael'. Was this a version of an old spiritual song originally sung by slaves during the American civil war?
Danny Williams' version of 'Blue Moon' was the Christmas number one in the UK in 1961.
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