Friday, April 4, 2014

The Ronettes' "The Best Part of Breaking Up" Makes Its Debut on the Billboard Hot 100 for the Week Ending April 4, 1964


48, 22, 11, 7, 4, 4, 4, 6, 14, 25, 38.  (11 weeks)


50, 26, 14, 9, 5, 3, 1, 1, 3, 3, 5, 12, 15, 29, 45.  (15 weeks)


61, 51, 37, 33, 22, 19, 18, 14, 18, 21, 40.  (11 weeks)


65, 48, 55, 60.  (4 weeks)


72, 63, 57, 54, 52, 60.  (6 weeks)


74, 66, 59, 59, 65, 67.  (6 weeks)


79, 61, 49, 37. 40, 35, 49.  (7 weeks)


80, 72, 54, 48, 41, 31, 31, 43.  (8 weeks)


82, 75, 69, 64, 67.  (5 weeks)


84, 69, 61, 42, 42, 41.  (6 weeks)


87, 79, 79.  (3 weeks)


88, 85, 76, 72, 63, 69, 66.  (7 weeks)


89, 70, 56, 46, 38, 36, 41.  (7 weeks)


94, 94, 89, 88.  (4 weeks)


98, 80, 71, 57, 46, 45, 39, 44. (8 weeks)


99, --, 98, 86, 80, 77, 83.  (6 weeks)


100, 97, 99, 84, 62, 57, 47, 26, 16, 12, 9, 8, 5, 5, 7, 14, 19, 23, 36.  (19 weeks)

Monday, March 31, 2014

Dusty Springfield's "Stay Awhile" Makes Its Debut on the Billboard Hot 100 for the Week Ending March 25, 1964


27, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 5, 11, 23, 42.  (10 weeks)


71, 58, 50, 48, 45, 59.  (6 weeks)


72, 39, 23, 17. 12, 12, 17, 28, 49.  (9 weeks)


76, 51, 32, 22, 21, 20, 20, 40.  (8 weeks)


78, 46, 14, 5, 3, 3, 2, 5, 12, 19, 36.  (11 weeks)


80, 75, 62, 51, 44, 39, 38.  (7 weeks)


82, 67, 54, 50, 43, 48.  (6 weeks)


84, 71, 60, 41, 35, 29, 27, 26, 30.  (9 weeks)


89, 77, 71, 65, 65, 64.  (6 weeks)


90, 73, 53, 42, 34, 21, 18, 17, 17, 21, 32, 46.  (12 weeks)


92, 91, 89, 77, 82/  (5 weeks)


96, 95, 92.  (3 weeks)


97, 97.  (2 weeks)


99, 96, 93, 90.  (4 weeks)


100, 70, 58, 47, 40, 31, 28, 27, 31, 44. (10 weeks)

Thursday, March 27, 2014

Old School: Robert Maxwell (His Harp and Orchestra) Debut with "Shangri-la" on the Billboard Hot 100 for the Week Ending March 21, 1964


73, 57, 42, 39, 43.  (5 weeks)


78, 52, 40, 37, 40, 38, 45, 56.  (8 weeks)


79, 75, 68, 78.  (4 weeks)


80, 68, 47, 36, 31, 27, 27, 25, 42.  (9 weeks)


87, 86. 85.  (3 weeks)


88, 85, 81, 73, 70.  (5 weeks)


90, 81, 76, 67, 64, 71.  (6 weeks)


92, 87, 60, 42, 30, 20, 15, 15, 15, 21, 25, 49.  (12 weeks)


94, 93, 92, 88, 83, 79, 69.  (7 weeks)


95, 77, 69, 76,   (4 weeks)


96, 94.  (2 weeks)


98, 95, 93.  (3 weeks)


100, 98.  (2 weeks)

Friday, March 14, 2014

The Beatles "Twist and Shout" for the First Time on the Billboard Hot 100 for the Week Ending March 14, 1964

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55, 7, 3, 2, 2, 2, 2, 7, 11, 20, 41.  (11 weeks)


71, 69, 64, 63, 68.  (5 weeks)


81, 54, 21, 18, 17, 15, 15, 17, 24, 50.  (10 weeks)

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82, 63, 42, 22, 19, 18, 18, 16, 22, 24, 29.  (11 weeks)

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84, 68, 51, 35, 28, 26, 23, 34, 50.  (9 weeks)

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88.  (1 week)

Ace Cannon -- Searchin'
90, 94.  (2 weeks)


94, 82 . (2 weeks)

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95, 81, 70, 64, 64, 62, 68.  (7 weeks)

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96, 75, 60, 57, 57, 53, 58.  (7 weeks)

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98, 89, 83, 78.  (4 weeks)

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99, 99, 91, 83, 82, 82.  (6 weeks)

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100, 93.  (2 weeks)

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Z. Z. Hill ("You Were Wrong") Makes His First Appearance on the the Billboard Hot 100 (the Week Ending March 7, 1964)

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72, 70, 66, 63, 59.  (5 weeks)

75, 46, 25, 20, 15, 13, 13, 13, 24, 37.  (10 weeks)

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78, 59, 44, 34, 25, 15, 10, 10, 9, 8, 8, 13, 23, 31.  (14 weeks)

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80, 61, 41, 31, 24, 24, 32, 39.  (8 weeks)

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81, 66, 59, 46, 34, 27, 21, 16, 11, 10, 9, 19, 28, 37.  (14 weeks)

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82, 63, 50, 43, 33, 33, 36.  (7 weeks)

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86, 73, 56, 50, 41, 52.  (6 weeks)

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88, 60, 43, 32, 28, 25, 25, 31, 43.  (9 weeks)

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89, 89, 57, 37, 21, 20, 20, 22, 26.  (9 weeks)

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90, 79, 61, 41, 30, 29, 29, 26, 23, 53.  (10 weeks)

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93, 97, --, 88, 86, 84, 68, 73, 66, 63, 58, 51, 65.  (12 weeks)

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95.  (1 week)

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98, 93, 97.  (3 weeks)

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99, 80, 70, 59, 44. 36. 27, 25, 25, 29, 52.  (11 weeks)

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100.  (1 week)

Friday, February 28, 2014

Betty Everett's "The Shoop Shoop Song" Makes Its Debut on the Billboard Hot 100 for the Week Ending February 29, 1964

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65, 34, 22, 13, 9, 9, 12, 22, 30.  (9 weeks)


76, 52, 41, 23, 15, 12, 11, 12, 14, 19, 34.  (11 weeks)


78, 44, 35, 33, 29, 29, 41.  (7 weeks)


84, 58, 48, 46, 40, 38, 47.  (7 weeks)


89, 94, 92.  (3 weeks)


90, 83, 65. 34 19, 14, 10, 9. 8. 6. 6. 7. 20, 37.   (13 weeks)


92, 84, 83, 77, 67, 53, 49, 46, 51.  (9 weeks)


93, 85, 78, 74, 62, 56, 56, 52, 66.  (9 weeks)


96, 70, 50, 22, 16, 8, 6, 6, 11, 14, 16, 25, 38.  (13 weeks)

DeeDee Sharp -- Willyam Willyam 
97.  (1 week)


99, 96, 86, 85.   (4 weeks)


100.  (1 weeks)

Saturday, February 22, 2014

Guilty Pleasure: "Look Homeward Angel" by the Monarchs Makes Its Debut on the Billboard Hot 100 for the week ending February 22, 1964


63, 45, 21, 16, 12, 12, 17, 34, 39.  (9 weeks)


69, 57, 47, 39, 37, 48. 54.  (7 weeks)


79, 59, 46, 34, 32, 33  (6 weeks)


81, 69, 64, 56, 55, 69, 66, 65, 58, 53, 47, 51, 57.  (13 weeks)


82. 61, 55, 52, 49, 66. (6 weeks)


83, 77, 67, 45, 39, 45, 49.  (7 weeks)


86, 85, 79, 76, 72, 74.  (6 weeks)


88, 72, 65, 47, 38, 35, 32, 46.  (8 weeks)


89, 91, 91.  (3 weeks)

Out of sight out of mind sunny
90, 79, 73, 75, 71.  (5 weeks)


91, 88, 77, 77. (4 weeks)


92.  (1 week)

Bobby Vee -- I'll Make You Mine 
93, 87, 76, 64, 60, 55, 52, 55. (8 weeks)


96, --, 92, 85.  (3 weeks)


97, 95, --, 87, 83.  (2 weeks)


98, 83, 74, 72, 64, 56, 55.  (7 weeks)


99, 82, 71, 49, 19, 7, 6, 3, 3, 5, 8, 9, 19, 24, 41. (15 weeks)


100, 98, 97.  (3 weeks)