Marsh index 1951196019621988

The Heart of Rock and Soul - 1961

Rank Artist Title Label
54 Ray Charles Hit the road Jack ABC-Paramount
72 Ben E. King Stand by me Atco
103 Roy Orbison Crying Monument
111 Dion Runaround Sue Laurie
112 Dion The wanderer Laurie
138 James Brown Bewildered King
142 Gary "U.S." Bonds Quarter to three Legrand
144 Showmen It will stand Minit
194 Jive Five My true story Beltone
309 Tokens The lion sleeps tonight (wimoweh) RCA
317 Crystals There's no other like my baby Philles
323 Roy Orbison Running scared Monument
389 Patsy Cline I fall to pieces Decca
414 Ricky Nelson Hello Mary Lou Imperial
427 Dick and DeeDee The mountain's high Liberty
431 Elvis Presley Little sister RCA
434 Blue Jays Lover's island Milestone
469 Impressions Gypsy woman ABC-Paramount
486 Freddie King Hide away Federal
502 Curtis Lee Pretty little angel eyes Dunes
513 Marcels Blue moon Colpix
534 Del Shannon Runaway Big top
556 Sheppards Tragic Apex
562 Marathons Peanut butter Arvee
563 Shirelles Baby it's you Scepter
596 Fats Domino Let the four winds blow Imperial
658 Chuck Jackson I don't want to cry Wand
671 Shep and the Limelites Daddy's home Hull
674 Marvelettes Please mr. postman Tamla
684 George Jones Tender years Mercury
707 Bobby Bland I pity the fool Duke
760 Jimmy Reed Bigg boss man Vee-Jay
766 Elvis Presley Can't help falling in love RCA
774 Gene Pitney I wanna love my life away Musicor
785 Solomon Burke Just out of reach (of my two empty arms) Atlantic
822 Ike and Tina Turner It's gonna work out fine Sue
913 Cleftones Heart and soul Gee
914 Ernie K-Doe Mother-in-law Minit
945 Barbara George I know A.F.O.
986 Regents Barbara-Ann Gee
991 Gene Pitney Every breath I take Musicor

From "The Heart of Rock and Soul, The 1001 Greatest Singles Ever Made", by Dave Marsh, 1989.
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