Various Artists : First Hot 100 Of The '60s

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 Notes & Reviews
 
As adjuncts to our highly popular 'America's Greatest Hits' series of collections for each calendar year in the 50s and early '60s, we have already produced collections based on landmark moments in the Billboard charts - 'The First Top 100 Nov. 1955' (ACQCD7062) and 'The First Hot 100 Aug. 1958' (ACQCD7083). This collection highlights another musical landmark with the very first Hot 100 chart of the 1960s, the dawn of a momentous decade in the annals of popular music. It simply comprises every record in that chart, published by Billboard on 4th January 1960, from No. 1 (Marty Robbins' 'El Paso') to No. 100 (Rod Bernard's 'One More Chance', capturing the musical zeitgeist of the era, as pop music made the transition from the rock 'n' roll era into a period which would see equally iconoclastic developments in the genre. Alongside the major names there are a host of obscure and collectable records - minor one-hit wonders on relatively unknown labels which are not generally available on CD and which give a fascinating insight into the music of the time. It contains a 10,000+ word booklet featuring background notes on every record.

 
 Tracks
 
El Paso (Marty Robbins) - Marty Robbins
Why (Frankie Avalon) - Frankie Avalon
The Big Hurt (Toni Fisher) - Toni Fisher
Running Bear (Johnny Preston) - Johnny Preston
Way Down Yonder I New Orleans (Freddie Cannon) - Freddy Cannon
Heartaches by the Number (Guy Mitchell) - Guy Mitchell
It's Time to Cry (Paul Anka) - Paul Anka
Among My Souvenirs (Connie Francis) - Connie Francis
Pretty Blue Eyes (Steve Lawrence) - Steve Lawrence
Go Jimmy Go (Jimmy Clanton) - Jimmy Clanton
We Got Love (Bobby Rydell) - Bobby Rydell
Mack the Knife (Bobby Darin) - Bobby Darin
The Village of St. Bernadette (Andy Williams) - Andy Williams
Uh! Oh! Part 2 (The Nutty Squirrels) - the Nutty Squirrels
Sandy (Larry Hall) - Larry Hall
Hound Dog Man (Fabian) - Fabian
Scarlet Ribbons (Browns) - the Browns
Smokie Pt. 2 (Bill Black's Combo) - Bill Black's Combo
Not One Minute More (Della Reese) - Della Reese
Friendly World (Fabian) - Fabian
In the Mood (Ernie Fields) - Ernie Fields
The Little Drummer Boy (Harry Simeone Chorale) - Harry Simeone C
You Got What It Takes (Marv Johnson) - Marv Johnson
First Name Initial (Annette) - Annette
So Many Ways (Brook Benton) - Brook Benton
Oh Carol (Neil Sedaka) - Neil Sedaka
Be My Guest (Fats Domino) - Fats Domino
Teardrop (Santo & Johnny) - Santo & Johnny
Teen Angel (Mark Dinning) - Mark Dinning
Come Into My Heart (Lloyd Price) - Lloyd Price
Mr. Blue (Fleetwoods) - the Fleetwoods
I Wanna Be Loved (Ricky Nelson) - Ricky Nelson
Danny Boy (Conway Twitty) - Conway Twitty
Don't You Know (Della Reese) - Della Reese
Talk That Talk (Jackie Wilson) - Jackie Wilson
Marina (Rocco Granata & the International Quintet) - Rocco Grana
Just Come Home (Hugo & Luigi) - Hugo & Luigi
How About That (Dee Clark) - Dee Clark
Swingin' on a Rainbow (Frankie Avalon) - Frankie Avalon
Misty (Johnny Mathis) - Johnny Mathis
Hell Have to Go (Jim Reeves) - Jim Reeves
Believe Me (Royal Teens) - Royal Teens
Dance With Me (The Drifters) - the Drifters
Just As Much As Ever (Bob Beckham) - Bob Beckham
The Happy Reindeer (Dancer, Prancer & Nervous - the Singing Re
Bonnie Came Back (Duane Eddy) - Duane Eddy
New in the Ways of Love (Tommy Edwards) - Tommy Edwards
If I Had a Girl (Rod Lauren) - Rod Lauren
Mighty Good (Ricky Nelson) - Ricky Nelson
What About Us (The Coasters) - the Coasters
Where Or When (Dion & the Belmonts) - Dion & the Belmonts
Clouds (The Spacemen) - the Spacemen
Mary, Don't You Weep (Stonewall Jackson) - Stonewall Jackson
Marina (Willy Alberti) - Willy Alberti
If You Cry True Love, True Love (The Drifters) - the Drifters
No Love Have I (Webb Pierce) - Webb Pierce
Reveille Rock (Johnny & the Hurricanes) - Johnny & the Hurrica
Uh! Oh! Part 1 (The Nutty Squirrels) - the Nutty Squirrels
Always (Sammy Turner) - Sammy Turner
Shimmy, Shimmy, Ko-Ko Bop (Little Anthony & the Imperials) - Lit
Chipmunk Song (David Seville & the Chipmunks) - David Seville An
Down by the Station (Four Preps) - Four Preps
A Year Ago Tonight (The Crests) - the Crests
Honey Hush (Joe Turner) - Joe Turner
Lonely Blue Boy (Conway Twitty) - Conway Twitty
Won'tcha Come Home (Lloyd Price) - Lloyd Price
Handy Man (Jimmy Jones) - Jimmy Jones
Crazy Arms (Bob Beckham) - Bob Beckham
High School Usa (Tommy Facenda) - Tommy Facenda
Lucky Devil (Carl Dobkins Jr.) - Carl Dobkins Jr
Let's Try Again (Clyde Mcphatter) - Clyde Mcphatter
Baciare, Baciare (Dorothy Collins) - Dorothy Collins
Seven Little Girls (Sittin' in the Back Seat) (Paul Evans & The
Primrose Lane (Jerry Wallace With the Jewels) - Jerry Wallace
This Time of the Year (Brook Benton) - Brook Benton
Love Potion No. 9 (The Clovers) - the Clovers
Climb Ev'ry Mountain (Tony Bennett) - Tony Bennett
Skokiaan (Bill Haley & the Comets) - Bill Haley & the Comets
Sweet Nothin's (Brenda Lee) - Brenda Lee
Run, Red, Run (The Coasters) - the Coasters
Promise Me a Rose (Anita Bryant) - Anita Bryant
Rockin' Little Angel (Ray Smith) - Ray Smith
I'm Movin' on (Ray Charles & His Orchestra) - Ray Charles & Hi
Tracy's Theme (Spencer Ross) - Spencer Ross
The Little Drummer Boy (Johnny Cash) - Johnny Cash
Little Things Mean a Lot (Joni James) - Joni James
Riverboat (Faron Young) - Faron Young
Harlem Nocturne (The Viscounts) - the Viscounts
God Bless America (Connie Francis) - Connie Francis
The Sound of Music (Patti Page) - Patti Page
I Don't Know What It Is (The Bluenotes) - the Bluenotes
Darling Lorraine (The Knockouts) - the Knockouts
In the Still of the Nite (The Five Satins) - the Five Satins
Do-Re-Mi (Mitch Miller & the Kids) - Mitch Miller & the Kids
Little Coco Palm (Jerry Wallace) - Jerry Wallace
Deck of Cards (Wink Martindale) - Wink Martindale
One Mint Julep (Chet Atkins) - Chet Atkins
Happy Anniversary (Jane Morgan) - Jane Morgan
Smokie Pt. 2 (Bill Doggett) - Bill Doggett
One More Chance (Rod Bernard) - Rod Bernard