Voting for your favorite songs of 1960 was unusually close, with 12 songs within a percentage point of the top five hits. Roy Orbison returned for a third consecutive year, barely making it with “Only the Lonely”, and Johnny Tilloston repeated a second time.
Here are your Top Five songs of 1960 in alphabetical order by artist:
“New Orleans” by Gary U.S. Bonds
“Only the Lonely” by Gary U.S. Bonds
“Poetry in Motion” by Johnny Tillotson
“Stay” by Maurice Williams and the Zodiacs
“A Thousand Stars” by Kathy Young and the Innocents
Check out the rest of the first round schedule, plus links to open surveys and results from other years here, and details on this year’s Grooveyard Great 88 here. And don’t forget to listen for updates and your favorite songs on…
…Where Oldies Come Alive!