R. A. Long High School Class of 1963

Billboard Top 100 Songs of Our High School Years

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1960:
 1. Cathy's Clown -- Everly Brothers
 2. He'll Have to Go -- Jim Reeves
 3. Theme From "A Summer Place" -- Percy Faith
 4. It's Now Or Never -- Elvis Presley
 5. Teen Angel -- Mark Dinning
 6. I'm Sorry -- Brenda Lee
 7. Running Bear -- Johnny Preston
 8. Handy Man -- Jimmy Jones
 9. Stuck On You -- Elvis Presley
10. The Twist -- Chubby Checker
11. Everybody's Somebody's Fool -- Connie Francis
12. Alley-Oop -- Hollywood Argyles
13. Greenfields -- Brothers Four
14. What in the World's Come Over You -- Jack Scott
15. El Paso -- Marty Robbins
16. Wild One -- Bobby Rydell
17. My Heart Has a Mind of Its Own -- Connie Francis
18. Sweet Nothin's -- Brenda Lee
19. Only the Lonely -- Roy Orbison
20. Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polkadot Bikini -- Brian Hyland
21. Where or When -- Dion and the Belmonts
22. Sixteen Reasons -- Connie Stevens
23. Puppy Love -- Paul Anka
24. Why -- Frankie Avalon
25. Walk Donít Run -- Ventures
26. Save the Last Dance For Me -- Drifters
27. Baby (You Got What It Takes) -- Brook Benton and Dinah Washington
28. Sink the Bismark -- Johnny Horton
29. Chain Gang -- Sam Cooke
30. Let It Be Me -- Everly Brothers
31. Good Timin' -- Jimmy Jones
32. Beyond the Sea -- Bobby Darin
33. Go Jimmy Go -- Jimmy Clanton
34. Night -- Jackie Wilson
35. Burning Bridges -- Jack Scott
36. Because They're Young -- Duane Eddy
37. Lonely Blue Boy -- Conway Twitty
38. The Big Hurt -- Toni Fisher
39. Pretty Blue Eyes -- Steve Lawrence
40. Way Down Yonder in New Orleans -- Freddie Cannon
41. Paper Roses -- Anita Bryant
42. Mr. Custer -- Larry Verne
43. I Want to Be Wanted -- Brenda Lee
44. Mule Skinner Blues -- Fendermen
45. Cradle Of Love -- Johnny Preston
46. Please Help Me I'm Falling -- Hank Locklin
47. You've Got What It Takes -- Marv Johnson
48. Love You So -- Rod Holden
49. Finger Poppin' Time -- Hank Ballard and the Midnighters
50. Harbor Lights -- Platters
51. Let the Little Girl Dance -- Bobby Bland
52. He'll Have to Stay -- Jeanne Black
53. Theme From the Apartment -- Ferrante and Teicher
54. Volare (Nel Blu Dipinto Di Blu) -- Bobby Rydell
55. A Million to One -- Jimmy Charles
56. The Village of St. Bernadette -- Andy Williams
57. White Silver Sands -- Bill Black's Combo
58. The Old Lamplighter -- Browns
59. Devil or Angel -- Bobby Vee
60. Down By the Station -- Four Preps
61. Forever -- Little Dippers
62. Image Of a Girl -- Safaris and the Phantom's Band
63. Kiddio -- Brook Benton
64. Mission Bell -- Donnie Brooks
65. I Love the Way You Love -- Marv Johnson
66. It's Time to Cry -- Paul Anka
67. Tell Laura I Love Her -- Ray Peterson
68. Mama -- Connie Francis
69. Footsteps -- Steve Lawrence
70. So Sad -- Everly Brothers
71. That's All You Gotta Do -- Brenda Lee
72. Walking to New Orleans -- Fats Domino
73. Among My Souvenirs -- Connie Francis
74. Swingin' School -- Bobby Rydell
75. A Rockin' Good Way -- Dinah Washington and Brook Benton
76. Stairway to Heaven -- Neil Sedaka
77. My Home Town -- Paul Anka
78. Georgia On My Mind -- Ray Charles
79. Cherry Pie -- Skip and Flip
80. Wonderful World -- Sam Cooke
81. O Dio Mio -- Annette
82. Lady Luck -- Lloyd Price
83. Step By Step -- Crests
84. Beatnik Fly -- Johnny and the Hurricanes
85. Young Emotions -- Ricky Nelson
86. Dreamin' -- Johnny Burnette
87. Mule Bitty Girl -- Bobby Rydell
88. Tracy's Theme -- Spencer Ross
89. You Talk Too Much -- Joe Jones
90. Happy-Go-Lucky Me -- Paul Evans
91. When Will I Be Loved -- Everly Brothers
92. Let's Think About Livin' -- Bob Luman
93. Heartaches By the Number -- Guy Mitchell
94. In My Little Corner Of the World -- Anita Bryant
95. Sandy -- Larry Hall
96. Poetry in Motion -- Johnny Tillotson
97. Money -- Barret Strong
98. Stay -- Maurice Williams
99. Lonely Weekends -- Charlie Rich
100. Doggin' Around -- Jackie Wilson

1961:
 1. I Fall To Pieces -- Patsy Cline
 2. Tossin' And Turnin' -- Bobby Lewis
 3. Michael -- Highwaymen
 4. Cryin' -- Roy Orbison
 5. Runaway -- Del Shannon
 6. My True Story -- Jive Five
 7. Running Scared -- Roy Orbison
 8. Wheels -- String-a-Longs
 9. Raindrops -- Dee Clark
10. Wooden Heart (Muss I Denn) -- Joe Dowell
11. Exodus -- Ferrante and Teicher
12. Take Good Care Of My Baby -- Bobby Vee
13. Pony Time -- Chubby Checker
14. Dedicated to the One I Love -- The Shirelles
15. Last Night -- Mar-Keys
16. Sad Movies (Make Me Cry) -- Sue Thompson
17. Calcutta -- Lawrence Welk
18. Where The Boys Are -- Connie Francis
19. Hit The Road Jack -- Ray Charles
20. (Will You Love Me) Tomorrow -- Shirelles
21. Mother-In-Law -- Ernie K-Doe
22. Bristol Stomp -- Dovells
23. Travelin' Man -- Ricky Nelson
24. Shop Around -- Miracles
25. The Boll Weevil Song -- Brook Benton
26. A Hundred Pounds Of Clay -- Gene McDaniels
27. The Mountain's High -- Dick and Deedee
28. Don't Worry -- Marty Robbins
29. On The Rebound -- Floyd Cramer
30. Portrait Of My Love -- Steve Lawrence
31. Quarter To Three -- Gary
32. Who Put The Bomp -- Barry Mann
33. Calendar Girl -- Neil Sedaka
34. I Like It Like That -- Chris Kenner
35. Apache -- Jorgen Lngmann
36. Don't Bet Money Honey -- Linda Scott
37. Without You -- Johnny Tillotson
38. Wings Of a Dove -- Ferlin Husky
39. Little Sister -- Elvis Presley
40. Blue Moon -- Marcels
41. Daddy's Home -- Shep and the Limelites
42. This Time -- Troy Shondell
43. I Don't Know Why But I Do -- Clarence "Frog Man" Henry
44. Asia Minor -- Kokomo
45. Hello Walls -- Faron Young
46. Runaround Sue -- Dion
47. Yellow Bird -- Arthur Lyman
48. Hurt -- Timi Yuro
49. Hello Mary Lou -- Ricky Nelson
50. There's a Moon Out Tonight -- Capris
51. Surrender -- Elvis Presley
52. I Love How You Love Me -- Paris Sisters
53. Ya Ya -- Lee Dorsey
54. School Is Out -- Gary
55. Mexico -- Bob Moore
56. You Don't Know What You've Got -- Ral Donner
57. Walk Right Back -- Everly Brothers
58. The Way You Look Tonight -- Lettermen
59. Moody River -- Pat Boone
60. One Mint Julep -- Ray Charles
61. Take Good Care Of Her -- Adam Wade
62. Gee Whiz (Look At His Eyes) -- Carla Thomas
63. Stand By Me -- Ben E. King
64. Spanish Harlem -- Ben E. King
65. It's Gonna Work Out Fine -- Ike and Tina Turner
66. Baby Blue -- Echoes
67. Baby Sittin' Boogie -- Buzz Clifford
68. Hats Off to Larry -- Del Shannon
69. Those Oldies But Goodies -- Caesar and The Romans
70. The Fly -- Chubby Checker
71. (Marie's The Name) His Latest Flame -- Elvis Presley
72. Wonderland By Night -- Bert Kaempfert and His Orch.
73. Bless You -- Tony Orlando
74. I've Told Every Little Star -- Linda Scott
75. One Track Mind -- Bobby Lewis
76. Angel Baby -- Rosie and The Originals
77. Pretty Little Angel Eyes -- Curtis Lee
78. Think Twice -- Brook Benton
79. Does Your Chewing Gum Lose Its Flavor -- Lonnie Donegan
80. Breakin' in a Brand New Broken Heart -- Connie Francis
81. Dum Dum -- Brenda Lee
82. Let The Four Winds Blow -- Fats Domino
83. The Writing on the Wall -- Adam Wade
84. My Kind of Girl -- Matt Monroe
85. Tonight My Love -- Tonight -- Paul Anka
86. Big Bad John -- Jimmy Dean
87. Good Time Baby -- Bobby Rydell
88. San Antonio Rose -- Floyd Cramer
89. Rubber Ball -- Bobby Vee
90. Missing You -- Ray Peterson
91. Please Stay -- Drifters
92. I'm Gonna Knock On Your Door -- Eddie Hodges
93. You Can Depend On Me -- Brenda Lee
94. Let's Twist Again -- Chubby Checker
95. Take Five -- Dave Brubeck
96. Are You Lonesome Tonight -- Elvis Presley
97. Sea Of Heartbreak -- Don Gibson
98. More Money For You And Me Medley -- Four Preps
99. You Must Have Been a Beautiful Baby -- Bobby Darin
100. Mama Said -- Shirelles

1962:
 1. Roses Are Red -- Bobby Vinton
 2. I Can't Stop Loving You -- Ray Charles
 3. The Twist -- Chubby Checker
 4. Stranger on the Shore -- Mr. Acker Bilk
 5. The Stripper -- David Rose
 6. Johnny Angel -- Shelley Fabares
 7. The Loco-Motion -- Little Eva
 8. Breaking up Is Hard to Do -- Neil Sedaka
 9. Mashed Potato Time -- Dee Dee Sharp
10. Soldier Boy -- Shirelles
11. Hey! Baby -- Bruce Channel
12. The Wanderer -- Dion
13. Duke of Earl -- Gene Chandler
14. Good Luck Charm -- Elvis Presley
15. Let Me In -- Sensations
16. Wolverton Mountain -- Claude King
17. Slow Twistin' -- Chubby Checker
18. It Keeps Right on A-Hurtin' -- Johnny Tillotson
19. The One Who Really Loves You -- Mary Wells
20. Palisades Park -- Freddy Cannon
21. Midnight in Moscow -- Kenny Ball
22. Sheila -- Tommy Roe
23. Twistin' The Night Away -- Sam Cooke
24. Wah-Watusi -- Orlons
25. Peppermint Twist -- Joey Dee and The Starlighters
26. Break It to Me Gently -- Brenda Lee
27. Playboy -- Marvelettes
28. Ramblin' Rose -- Nat King Cole
29. Sealed With a Kiss -- Brian Hyland
30. She Cried -- Jay and The Americans
31. Don't Break The Heart That Loves You -- Connie Francis
32. Dear Lady Twist -- Gary US Bonds
33. Norman -- Sue Thompson
34. Love Letters -- Ketty Lester
35. Party Lights -- Claudine Clark
36. Cotton Fields -- Highwaymen
37. Alley Cat -- Bent Fabric
38. Twist and Shout -- The Isley Brothers
39. Theme from Dr. Kildare -- Richard Chamberlain
40. Tuff -- Ace Cannon
41. Lover Please -- Clyde McPhatter
42. I Know -- Barbara George
43. Young World -- Rick Nelson
44. Baby It's You -- Shirelles
45. Speedy Gonzales -- Pat Boone
46. A Little Bitty Tear -- Burl Ives
47. Crying in the Rain -- Everly Brothers
48. Al Di La' -- Emillo Pericoli
49. Shout! Shout! (Knock Yourself Out) -- Ernie Maresca
50. What's Your Name -- Don and Juan
51. Smoky Places -- Corsairs
52. Having a Party -- Sam Cooke
53. Green Onions -- Booker T and The MG's
54. You Don't Know Me -- Ray Charles
55. Sherry -- Four Seasons
56. Johnny Get Angry -- Joanie Sommers
57. Can't Help Falling In Love -- Elvis Presley
58. Shout -- Joey Dee
59. Rinky Dink -- Dave "Baby" Cortez
60. Moon River -- Henry Mancini
61. Ahab the Arab -- Ray Stevens
62. Things -- Bobby Darin
63. The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance -- Gene Pitney
64. You Belong To Me -- Duprees
65. Dream Baby -- Roy Orbison
66. Snap Your Fingers -- Joe Henderson
67. Lovers Who Wander -- Dion
68. Let's Dance -- Chris Montez
69. Cindy's Birthday -- Johnny Crawford
70. You Beat Me to the Punch -- Mary Wells
71. You'll Lose a Good Thing -- Barbara Lynn
72. Uptown -- Crystals
73. Everybody Loves Me But You -- Brenda Lee
74. Patches -- Dickie Lee
75. Venus In Blue Jeans -- Jimmy Clanton
76. Love Me Warm and Tender -- Paul Anka
77. Teen Age Idol -- Rick Nelson
78. She's Got You -- Patsy Cline
79. Dear One -- Larry Finnegan
80. Her Royal Majesty -- James Darren
81. Little Diane -- Dion
82. Funny Way ff Laughin' -- Burl Ives
83. A Swingin' Safari -- Billy Vaughn
84. Soul Twit -- King Curtis
85. P.T. 109 -- Jimmy Dean
86. Old Rivers -- Walter Brennan
87. Percolator (Twist) -- Billy Joe and The Checkmates
88. Twist, Twist Senora -- Gary US Bonds
89. Twistin' Matilda -- Jimmy Soul
90. Gravy -- Dee Dee Sharp
91. If I Had a Hammer -- Peter, Paul and Mary
92. Tell Me -- Dick and Deedee
93. I'll Never Dance Again -- Bobby Rydell
94. I'm Blue -- Ikettes
95. Where Have All the Flowers Gone -- Kingston Trio
96. (Girls, Girls, Girls) Were Made To Love -- Eddie Hodges
97. Town Without Pity -- Gene Pitney
98. Walk on the Wild Side -- Jimmy Smith
99. I Wish That We Were Married -- Ronnie and The Hi-Lites
100. Surfin' Safari -- Beach Boys

1963:
 1. Surfin' U.S.A. -- Beach Boys
 2. Sugar Shack -- Jimmy Gilmer and The Fireballs
 3. The End of the World -- Skeeter Davis
 4. Rhythm of the Rain -- Cascades
 5. Hey Paula -- Paul and Paula
 6. Blue Velvet -- Bobby Vinton
 7. He's So Fine -- Chiffons
 8. Fingertips Part II -- Little Stevie Wonder
 9. Washington Square -- Village Stompers
10. So Much in Love -- Tymes
11. Can't Get Used to Losing You -- Andy Williams
12. My Boyfriend's Back -- Angels
13. Sukiyaki -- Kyu Sakamoto
14. She's a Fool -- Lesley Gore
15. It's All Right -- Impressions
16. Puff (The Magic Dragon) -- Peter, Paul and Mary
17. Blowin' in the Wind -- Peter, Paul and Mary
18. Wipe Out -- The Surfaris
19. Deep Purple -- Nino Tempo and April Stevens
20. I'm Leaving It Up to You -- Dale and Grace
21. I Love You Because -- Al Martino
22. Wild Weekend -- Rebels
23. You're The Reason I'm Living -- Bobby Darin
24. Walk Like a Man -- Four Seasons
25. Mockingbird -- Inez Foxx
26. I Will Follow Him -- Little Peggy March
27. Pipeline -- Chantays
28. Surf City -- Jan and Dean
29. It's My Party -- Lesley Gore
30. Blame It on the Bossa Nova -- Eydie Gorme
31. You Can't Sit Down -- The Dovells
32. Heat Wave -- Martha and The Vandellas
33. Denise -- Randy and The Rainbows
34. Walk Right In -- Rooftop Singers
35. If You Wanna Be Happy -- Jimmy Soul
36. Surfer Girl -- Beach Boys
37. If I Had a Hammer -- Trini Lopez
38. Everybody -- Tommy Roe
39. Easier Said Than Done -- Essex
40. Ruby Baby -- Dion
41. Maria Elena -- Los Indios Tabajaras
42. Our Day Will Come -- Ruby and The Romantics
43. I Can't Stay Mad at You -- Skeeter Davis
44. Hello Stranger -- Barbara Lewis
45. Be My Baby -- Ronettes
46. Mean Woman Blues -- Roy Orbison
47. South Street -- Orlons
48. Days of Wine and Roses -- Henry Mancini
49. The Monkey Time -- Major Lance
50. Candy Girl -- Four Seasons
51. Still -- Bill Anderson
52. Blue on Blue -- Bobby Vinton
53. Cry Baby -- Garnet Mimms and The Enchanters
54. Two Faces Have I -- Lou Christie
55. Busted -- Ray Charles
56. Da Doo Ron Ron -- Crystals
57. Foolish Little Girl -- Shirelles
58. Memphis -- Lonnie Mack
59. In Dreams -- Roy Orbison
60. More -- Kal Winding
61. Fools Rush In -- Rick Nelson
62. Losing You -- Brenda Lee
63. Our Winter Love -- Bill Pursell
64. I Wanna Be Around -- Tony Bennett
65. You've Really Got a Hold on Me -- Miracles
66. Sally Go 'Round the Roses -- Jaynetts
67. Little Red Rooster -- Sam Cooke
68. Then He Kissed Me -- Crystals
69. (You're The) Devil in Disguise -- Elvis Presley
70. Those Lazy-Hazy-Crazy Days of Summer -- Nat King Cole
71. Baby Workout -- Jackie Wilson
72. Pride and Joy -- Marvin Gaye
73. Walking the Dog -- Rufus Thomas
74. From a Jack to a King -- Ned Miller
75. Up on the Roof -- Drifters
76. What Will My Mary Say -- Johnny Mathis
77. Mama Didn't Lie, Jan Bradley
78. The Night Has a Thousand Eyes -- Bobby Vee
79. Don't Say Nothin' Bad About My Baby -- Little Eva
80. Ring Of Fire -- Johnny Cash
81. (Down At) Papa Joe's -- Dixiebelles With Cornbread and Jerry
82. Hello Muddah -- Hello Fadduh! -- Allan Sherman
83. Judy's Turn to Cry -- Lesley Gore
84. Just One Look -- Doris Troy
85. Mickey's Monkey -- Miracles
86. Donna, the Prima Donna -- Dion
87. That Sunday -- That Summer -- Nat King Cole
88. Another Saturday Night -- Sam Cooke
89. Painted Tainted Rose -- Al Martino
90. Tie Me Kangaroo Down Sport -- Roll Harris
91. Go Away Little Girl -- Steve Lawrence
92. Take These Chains from My Heart -- Ray Charles
93. Talk to Me -- Sunny and The Sunglows
94. Come and Get These Memories -- Martha and The Vandellas
95. Bossa Nova Baby -- Elvis Presley
96. Do the Bird -- Dee Dee Sharp
97. Shut Down -- Beach Boys
98. One Fine Day -- Chiffons
99. Little Town Flirt -- Del Shannon
100. 500 Miles Away From Home -- Bobby Bare


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