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1961 - Patsy Cline Causes Fans to Go "Crazy"



Patsy Cline could do no wrong!  She gave Americans "Crazy", and "I Fall to Pieces" in the very same year.  While she was rocking the world with love songs,  Ray Charles was keeping us lit up with "Hit the Road Jack".  Dion made the scene with "The Wanderer" and "Runaround Sue".  It just kept getting better and better.


Important Fact:  In 1961, Jimmy Dean's "Big, Bad John" (his only chart topper) became the 100th U.S. #1 single of the rock and roll era.  He wrote it in less than thirty minutes while traveling to Nashville for a recording session.  

 

The Rolling Stone named 500 of the greatest songs of all time.  10 songs made the cut in 1961!

377            Hit the Road, Jack - Ray Charles

85              Crazy - Patsy Cline

238            I Fall to Pieces - Patsy Cline

452            Cupid - Sam Cooke

239            The Wanderer - Dion

342            Runaround Sue - Dion

121            Stand By Me - Ben E. King

69              Crying - Roy Orbison

394            Can't Help Falling In Love - Elvis Presley

466            Runaway - Del Shannon

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