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Music of the 50's & 60's

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Music of the 50's & 60's
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Arnie "Woo Woo" Ginsberg

Many of us kept abreast of the latest hits by listening to Woo Woo Ginsberg on WMEX while we did homework. .
I've listed a few of the songs that made the #1 spot while we were in school, and there were many more. Space is somewhat limited, but if you would like a favorite added, just send an email and I'll do my best.

#1 Songs of 1958:

At The Hop - Danny & the Juniors

It's All in the Game -Tommy Edwards

Yakety Yak - The Coasters

Tom Dooley - Kingston Trio

Purple People Eater - Sheb Wooley

#1 Songs of 1959:

Stagger Lee - Lloyd Price

Venus - Frankie Avalon

Come Softly to Me - The Fleetwoods

Mr. Blue - The Fleetwoods

Why - Frankie Avalon

#1 Songs of 1960:

Running Bear - Johnny Preston

Cathy's Clown - Everly Brothers

It's Now or Never - Elvis Presley

Save the Last Dance for Me-Drifters

Are You Lonesome Tonight?- Elvis

#1 Songs of 1961:

Blue Moon - THe Marcels

Runaway - Del Shannon

Hit the Road Jack - Ray Charles

Runaround Sue - Dion

The Lion Sleeps Tonight - Tokens

#1 Songs of 1962:

Peppermint Twist - The Starliters

Duke of Earl - Gene Chandler

Johnny Angel - Shelley Fabares

Soldier Boy - The Shirelles

Roses are Red My Love- Bobby Vinton

Breaking Up Is Hard - Neil Sedaka

For additional tunes, this is a great site: