1961 Top Ten Music Charts

1961’s Biggest Artists and Songs Theme From ‘A Summer Place’ – Percy Faith (Grammy for 1960’s Record of the Year, presented in 1961) New Artists in the Pop Charts Included: Mary Wells, Aretha Franklin, Tony Orlando, The Marvelettes, Glen Campbell, Gene Pitney, Johnny Maestro, Dave Brubeck Quartet 1961’s Retro Top 10 Hits 1. Runaway –… Read More

1960 Top Ten Music Charts

1960’s Biggest Artists and Songs Frank Sinatra (1959 Grammy for Album of the Year & Best Male Vocal Performance, presented in 1960) Come Dance With Me was Mr. Sinatra’s best selling album of his career, and stayed on Billboard’s Pop album chart for 140 weeks, peaking at #2. Mack The Knife – Bobby Darin (1959… Read More

Top 100+ Oldies 1959-1963

Oldies: Pre-Beatles The post-50s-pre-Beatles brought an amazing and often under-estimated, even forgotten, selection of quality popular music. This Era of Pop Music brought us the Girl Groups, Phil Spectre and the post-do-wop sound of rock and roll. After this era, the Beatles changed music again. Oldies – 1959-1963/4 The Top Instrumentals 1959-1963/4 1. Yakety Sax… Read More

1960 Oscars 32nd Academy Awards

1960 Oscars 32nd Academy Awards Winners Announced: April 4, 1960 Held at: RKO Pantages Theatre, Hollywood, California Host: Bob Hope Eligibility Year: 1959 DRIVE-IN TRAILER: 'GIDGET' (1959)Watch this video on YouTube Ben-Hur earned 12 nominations, winning 11 Oscars. Lil Abner – Jubilation T CornponeWatch this video on YouTube 1960 Oscar Nominees and Winners Best Motion… Read More