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Note: This was the first chart to introduce 50 positions, since 40 positions were introduced around 1960. Because the Official Chart's Company only archives the top 40, re-entries marked are not always re-entries into the top 50.

SinglesEdit

Pos. Status Wks Artist Title
1. 4 2 Lonnie Donegan My Old Man's A Dustman
2. -1 8 Johnny Preston Running Bear
3. -1 5 Percy Faith Theme From 'A Summer Place'
4. -1 6 Perry Como Delaware
5. -1 11 Adam Faith Poor Me
6. 0 2 Cliff Richard And The Shadows Fall In Love With You
7. 1 4 Max Bygraves Fings Ain't Wot They Used T'Be
8. 2 12 Anthony Newley Why
9. 2 8 Marv Johnson You Got What It Takes
10. 6 9 Emile Ford And The Checkmates On A Slow Boat To China
11. 4 2 Anthony Newley Do You Mind?
12. -5 4 Bobby Rydell Wild One
13. 4 3 Johnny And The Hurricanes Beatnik Fly
14. 5 4 Jack Scott What In The World's Come Over You
15. -2 11 Mr Acker Bilk And His Paramount Jazz Band Summer Set
16. -4 7 Lance Fortune Be Mine
17. -8 4 Billy Fury Colette
18. 2 3 Jimmy Jones Handy Man
19. -5 11 Craig Douglas Pretty Blue Eyes
20. 2 6 Jerry Lordan Who Could Be Bluer
21. 4 11 Cliff Richard And The Shadows Voice In The Wilderness
22. 4 4 Bryan Johnson Looking High High High
23. 0 14 Freddy Cannon Way Down Yonder In New Orleans
24. NE 1 Bobby Darin Clementine
25. -4 5 John Barry Seven Hit And Miss
26. RE 7 The Everly Brothers Let It Be Me
27. 4 10 Bobby Darin La Mer (Beyond The Sea)
28. 13 3 Fats Domino Country Boy
29. -11 4 Gene Vincent My Heart
30. 4 4 Marty Wilde Johnny Rocco
31. 1 23 Emile Ford And The Checkmates What Do You Want To Make Those Eyes At Me For?
32. -2 7 Duane Eddy And The Rebels Bonnie Came Back
33. -6 19 Adam Faith What Do You Want?
34. 8 16 Tommy Steele Little White Bull
35. -7 5 Russ Conway Royal Event
36. -3 10 Johnny Mathis Misty
37. 1 10 Platters Harbour Lights
38. NE 1 Ronnie Carroll Footsteps
39. -4 3 Joe Brown Dark Town Strutter's Ball
40. -11 3 Connie Francis Valentino
41. NE 1 Paul Evans Midnite Special
42. -3 2 Johnny Mathis You Are Beautiful
43. RE 19 Frankie Laine Rawhide
44. NE 1 Carl Dobkins Jr Lucky Devil
45. RE 8 Wink Martindale Deck Of Cards
46. NE 1 Shirley Bassey With These Hands
47. RE 5 Nat King Cole Time And The River
48. NE 1 Paul Anka Puppy Love
49. NE 1 Al Martino Summertime
50. NE 1 Santo And Johnny Teardrop


HighlightsEdit

Most weeks on top 50:

Highest new entry: Clementine - Bobby Darin (24)

Highest re-entry: Let It Be Me - Everly Brothers (26)

DropoutsEdit

Note: since this is the first top 50 chart, singles falling from the top 40 last week into the 41-50 range are not dropouts.

AlbumsEdit

Pos. Status Wks Artist Title
1. 0 101 Original Soundtrack South Pacific
2. 0 3 Duane Eddy The Twang's The Thang
3. 4 100 Original Broadway Cast My Fair Lady
4. RE 19 Cliff Richard Cliff Sings
5. 10 2 Russ Conway My Concerto For You
6. -3 6 Freddy Cannon The Explosive Freddy Cannon
7. -3 3 Bobby Darin This Is Darin
8. 6 2 Original Cast Recording Fings Ain't Wot They Used T'Be
9. NE 1 Original Broadway Cast Flower Drum Song
10. 10 41 Elvis Presley Elvis' Golden Records
11. -3 15 Peter Sellers Songs For Swingin' Sellers
12. RE 90 Original Soundtrack Rodgers and Hammerstein's Oklahoma!
13. 0 5 101 Strings Gypsy Campfires
14. -8 3 Mr Acker Bilk 7 Ages Of Acker
15. RE 32 Frank Sinatra Songs For Swingin' Lovers!
16. -6 141 Original Soundtrack The King And I
17. -12 61 Original Soundtrack Gigi
18. RE 6 Goons The Best Of The Goon Shows
19. -1 2 Sir Thomas Beecham Carmen
20. RE 20 Mario Lanza The Student Prince / The Great Caruso

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