Hot 100 1963

This is every Billboard Hot 100 single released in 1963 with the exception of any single that only made it under the Hot 100 (commonly known as a “Bubbling Under”).

Information includes:

  • The songs official debut date (which is not always the song’s official release date)
  • The song’s official peak position
  • Song Title
  • Artist
  • The total time of the 45 single version
  • The original catalog label and number (when available)

The ascending order of each week is placed by the highest ranked position to the lowest ranked entry.

If you would like to see all the US Top 40 singles for 1963 , you can do so on our partner website Top40Weekly.

HOT 100 DEBUTS JANUARY 1963

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
Jan 5 1 Rooftop Singers, The Walk Right In 2:32 Vanguard 35017
Jan 5 14 Jan Bradley Mama Didn’t Lie 2:03 Chess 1845
Jan 5 22 Bobby Bland Call On Me 2:30 Duke 360
Jan 5 24 Lou Christie The Gypsy Cried 2:05 Roulette 4457
Jan 5 29 Johnny Crawford Proud 2:15 Del-Fi 4193
Jan 5 46 Steve Alaimo Every Day I Have To Cry 2:22 Checker 1032
Jan 5 50 Jimmy McGriff All About My Girl 2:55 Sue 777
Jan 5 54 Peggy Lee I’m A Woman 2:07 Capitol 4888
Jan 5 69 Baby Jane & The Rockabyes How Much Is That Doggie In The Window 2:32 United Artists 560
Jan 5 69 Dave Brubeck Quartet, The Bossa Nova U.S.A. 2:19 Columbia 4-42651
Jan 5 77 Jimmy Clanton Darkest Street In Town 2:20 Ace 8005
Jan 5 78 Roosevelt Fountain and Pens Of Rhythm Red Pepper I 2:05 Prince-Adams 45-447
Jan 5 85 Tony Bennett I Will Live My Life For You 2:21 Columbia 4-42634
Jan 5 90 Connie Francis Al Di La 3:19 MGM 13116
Jan 12 3 Cascades, The Rhythm Of The Rain 2:30 Valiant 6026
Jan 12 14 Tony Bennett I Wanna Be Around 2:10 Columbia 4-42634
Jan 12 30 Marvin Gaye Hitch Hike 2:31 Tamla 54075
Jan 12 43 Alley Cats, The Puddin N’ Tain (Ask Me Again, I’ll Tell You the Same) 2:45 Phillies 108
Jan 12 63 Bent Fabric and his Piano Chicken Feed 2:06 Atco 45-6245
Jan 12 64 Etta James Would It Make Any Difference To You 2:35 Argo 5430
Jan 12 78 Sue Thompson Willie Can 2:15 Hickory 45-1196
Jan 12 82 Moments, The Walk Right In 2:05 Era 3099
Jan 12 91 Dobie Gray Look At Me 2:12 Cordak 1602
Jan 12 95 Junior Parker Someone Somewhere 2:46 Duke 357
Jan 12 97 Sherrys, The Slop Time 1:59 Guyden 2077
Jan 19 2 Dion Ruby Baby 2:31 Columbia 4-42662
Jan 19 3 Bobby Darin You’re The Reason I’m Living 2:27 Capitol 4897
Jan 19 7 Eydie Gorme Blame It On The Bossa Nova 2:27 Columbia 4-42661
Jan 19 26 Paul Anka Love (Makes The World Go ‘Round) 2:24 RCA Victor 47-8115
Jan 19 33 Bobby Bland That’s The Way Love Is 2:27 Duke 360
Jan 19 55 Matys Bros., The Who Stole The Keeshka? 1:59 Select 719
Jan 19 56 Peter, Paul & Mary Settle Down (Goin’ Down That Highway) 1:44 Warner Bros. 5334
Jan 19 97 Jerry Landis (Paul Simon) The Lone Teen Ranger 2:20 Amy 875
Jan 19 99 Danny & The Juniors Oo-La-La-Limbo 2:14 Guyden 2076
Jan 26 1 4 Seasons, The Walk Like A Man 2:16 Vee-Jay 485
Jan 26 2 Skeeter Davis The End Of The World 2:33 RCA Victor 47-8098
Jan 26 9 Johnny Mathis What Will Mary Say 3:10 Columbia 4-42666
Jan 26 13 Sam Cooke Send Me Some Lovin’ 2:34 RCA Victor 47-8129
Jan 26 21 Kingston Trio, The Greenback Dollar 2:42 Capitol 4898
Jan 26 32 Brenda Lee Your Used To Be 2:10 Decca 31454
Jan 26 33 Henry Mancini and His Orchestra Days Of Wine And Roses 2:05 RCA Victor 47-8120
Jan 26 47 Brenda Lee She’ll Never Know 2:37 Decca 31454
Jan 26 51 Teddy Randazzo Big Wide World 2:55 Colpix 662
Jan 26 59 Sammy Davis Jr. As Long As She Needs Me 3:00 Reprise 20138
Jan 26 66 Charlie Byrd with the Walter Raim Strings Meditation (Meditacao) 2:30 Riverside 4544
Jan 26 83 Patsy Cline Leavin’ On Your Mind 2:27 Decca 31455
Jan 26 91 Duprees, The I’d Rather Be Here In Your Arms 2:15 Coed 574
Jan 26 91 Burl Ives The Same Old Hurt 2:11 Decca 31453

HOT 100 DEBUTS February 1963

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
Feb 2 9 Bill Pursell Our Winter Love 2:22 Columbia 4-42619
Feb 2 17 Neil Sedaka Alice In Wonderland 2:30 RCA Victor 47-8137
Feb 2 20 Little Eva Let’s Turkey Trot 2:30 Dimension 1006
Feb 2 42 Chuck Jackson Tell Him I’m Not Home 2:37 Wand 132
Feb 2 43 Arthur Lyman Group, The Love For Sale 2:56 Hi-Fi 5066
Feb 2 66 Sam Cooke Baby, Baby, Baby 2:32 RCA Victor 47-8129
Feb 2 77 Mr. Acker Bilk with The Leon Young String Chorale Only You (And You Alone) 2:17 Atco 45-6247
Feb 2 81 Ribbons, The Ain’t Gonna Kiss Ya 2:32 Marsh 202
Feb 2 84 Ferrante & Teicher Theme From Lawrence Of Arabia 2:35 United Artists 563
Feb 2 95 Jimmy McGriff M.G. Blues 2:54 Sue 777
Feb 9 1 Ruby and the Romantics Our Day Will Come 2:31 Kapp 501
Feb 9 7 Roy Orbison In Dreams 2:46 Monument 45-806
Feb 9 14 Richard Chamberlain All I Have To Do Is Dream 2:22 MGM 13121
Feb 9 23 Bobby Rydell Butterfly Baby 2:15 Cameo 242
Feb 9 28 Duane Eddy and the Rebelettes Boss Guitar 2:24 RCA Victor 47-8131
Feb 9 54 James Darren Pin A Medal On Joey 2:27 Colpix 672
Feb 9 61 Little Esther Phillips I Really Don’t Want To Know 1:59 Lenox 5560
Feb 9 73 Impressions, The I’m The One Who Loves You 2:25 ABC-Paramount 45-10386
Feb 9 87 Rufus Thomas The Dog 2:33 Stax 130
Feb 9 88 Carl Butler Don’t Let Me Cross Over 2:52 Columbia 4-42593
Feb 9 91 Shep and the Limelites Remember Baby 2:37 Hull 756
Feb 9 92 Furys, The Zing! Went The Strings Of My Heart 2:04 Mack IV 112
Feb 9 99 James Brown and the Famous Flames Every Beat Of My Heart 2:56 King 45-5710
Feb 16 3 Orlons, The South Street 2:14 Cameo 243
Feb 16 11 Elvis Presley with the Mellow Men One Broken Heart For Sale 1:34 RCA Victor 47-8134
Feb 16 16 Johnny Cymbal Mr. Bass Man 2:33 Kapp 503
Feb 16 20 Chubby Checker Let’s Limbo Some More 2:12 Parkway 862
Feb 16 38 Bob B. Soxx And The Blue Jeans Why Do Lovers Break Each Others Heart? 2:49 Philles 110
Feb 16 57 Bobby Comstock Let’s Stomp 2:00 Lawn 202
Feb 16 63 Tornadoes, The Ridin’ The Wind 2:42 London 9581
Feb 16 64 Richard Chamberlain Hi Lili, Hi-Lo 2:35 MGM 13121
Feb 16 66 Cannonball Adderley Sextet The Jive Samba 2:13 Riverside 4541
Feb 16 87 Rumblers, The Boss 2:22 Dot 16421
Feb 16 100 Joey Dee Baby You’re Driving Me Crazy 2:18 Roulette 4467
Feb 23 1 Chiffons, The He’s So Fine 1:53 Laurie 3152
Feb 23 15 Chubby Checker Twenty Miles 2:15 Parkway 862
Feb 23 15 Mary Wells Laughing Boy 2:56 Motown 1039
Feb 23 20 Ray Charles Don’t Set Me Free 2:35 ABC-Paramount 45-10405
Feb 23 28 Jan & Dean Linda 2:32 Liberty 55531
Feb 23 35 Boots Randolph and his Combo Yakety Sax 2:00 Monument 45-804
Feb 23 47 Gene Chandler Rainbow (Studio) 2:45 Vee-Jay 468
Feb 23 53 Elvis Presley with the Mellow Men They Remind Me Too Much Of You 2:30 RCA Victor 47-8134
Feb 23 67 Rick Nelson I’m In Love Again 2:19 Imperial 5910
Feb 23 82 Marcie Blane What Does A Girl Do? 2:16 Seville 45-123
Feb 23 93 Barbara Lynn Don’t Be Cruel 2:36 Jamie 1244
Feb 23 93 George Maharis Don’t Fence Me In 2:32 Epic 5-9569
Feb 23 97 Jackie DeShannon Faded Love 3:00 Liberty 55526

HOT 100 DEBUTS March 1963

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
Mar 2 2 Andy Williams Can’t Get Used To Losing You 2:19 Columbia 4-42674
Mar 2 4 Chantay’s Pipeline 2:16 Dot 45-16440
Mar 2 7 Cookies, The Don’t Say Nothin’ Bad (About My Baby) 2:43 Dimension 1008
Mar 2 10 Dee Dee Sharp Do The Bird 2:12 Cameo 244
Mar 2 17 Connie Francis Follow The Boys 2:40 MGM 13127
Mar 2 21 Dion Sandy 2:18 Laurie 3153
Mar 2 24 Johnny Tillotson Out Of My Mind 2:37 Cadence 1434
Mar 2 42 Nat “King” Cole All Over The World 2:22 Capitol 4919
Mar 2 48 Rick Nelson That’s All 2:01 Imperial 5910
Mar 2 55 George McCurn I’m Just A Country Boy 3:26 A&M 705
Mar 2 57 Exciters, The He’s Got The Power 2:20 United Artists 572
Mar 2 65 Johnny Beecher and his Buckingham Road Quintet Sax Fifth Avenue 2:25 Warner Bros. 5341
Mar 2 87 Nat King Cole Nothing Goes Up (Without Coming Down) 2:03 Capitol 4919
Mar 2 88 Brian Hyland If Mary’s There 2:37 ABC-Paramount 45-10400
Mar 2 95 Demensions, The My Foolish Heart 3:08 Coral 62344
Mar 9 5 Jackie Wilson Baby Workout 2:57 Brunswick 55239
Mar 9 21 Bobby Vinton Over The Mountain (Across The Sea) 2:26 Epic 5-9577
Mar 9 26 Steve Lawrence Don’t Be Afraid, Little Darlin’ 2:07 Columbia 4-42699
Mar 9 47 Rick Nelson You Don’t Love Me Anymore (And I Can Tell) 2:00 Decca 31475
Mar 9 59 Brook Benton Dearer Than Life 2:35 Mercury 72099
Mar 9 63 Jimmy Smith Back At The Chicken Shack, Part 1 3:40 Blue Note 45-1877
Mar 9 78 Lou Monte Pepino’s Friend Pasqual (The Italian Pussy-Cat) 3:02 Reprise 20146
Mar 9 91 Pat Boone Meditation (Meditacao) 2:40 Dot 45-16439
Mar 9 92 Ray Charles and his Orhestra The Brightest Smile In Town 2:45 ABC-Paramount 45-10405
Mar 9 94 Shepherd Sisters, The Don’t Mention My Name 2:44 Atlantic 45-2176
Mar 9 98 Patti Page Pretty Boy Lonely 2:18 Columbia 4-42671
Mar 16 2 Peter, Paul & Mary Puff (The Magic Dragon) 3:25 Warner Bros. 5348
Mar 16 6 Paul & Paula Young Lovers 2:29 Philips 40096
Mar 16 10 Mongo Santamaria Band Watermelon Man 2:26 Battle 45909
Mar 16 17 Dick and DeeDee Young And In Love 2:16 Warner Bros. 5342
Mar 16 26 Andy Williams Days Of Wine And Roses 2:43 Columbia 4-42674
Mar 16 28 Brook Benton I Got What I Wanted 2:32 Mercury 72099
Mar 16 49 Rick Nelson I Got A Woman 2:22 Decca 31475
Mar 16 57 Jimmy Holiday How Can I Forget 2:36 Everest 2022
Mar 16 61 Rolf Harris Sun Arise 2:22 Epic 5-9567
Mar 16 68 Dickey Lee Don’t Wanna Think About Paula 2:08 Smash 1808
Mar 16 85 Ben E. King How Can I Forget 2:20 Atco 45-6256
Mar 16 93 Marty Robbins Cigarettes And Coffee Blues 2:41 Columbia 4-42701
Mar 16 95 Bobby Callender Little Star 2:40 Roulette 4471
Mar 23 1 Little Peggy March I Will Follow Him 2:25 RCA Victor 47-8139
Mar 23 3 Beach Boys, The Surfin’ U.S.A. 2:25 Capitol 4932
Mar 23 4 Shirelles, The Foolish Little Girl 2:21 Scepter 1248
Mar 23 9 Drifters, The On Broadway 3:05 Atlantic 45-2182
Mar 23 12 Gene Pitney Mecca 2:18 Musicor 1028
Mar 23 16 Rocky Fellers, The Killer Joe 2:21 Scepter 1246
Mar 23 20 Rooftop Singers, The Tom Cat 2:05 Vanguard 35019
Mar 23 21 James Gilreath Little Band Of Gold 2:23 Joy 274
Mar 23 40 Baby Washington That’s How Heartaches Are Made 2:45 Sue 783
Mar 23 44 Marvelettes, The Locking Up My Heart 2:22 Tamla 54077
Mar 23 77 Chantels, The Eternally 2:43 Ludix 101
Mar 23 84 Dionne Warwick This Empty Place 2:55 Scepter 1247
Mar 23 89 Duprees, The Featuring Joey Vann Gone With The Wind 2:34 Coed 576
Mar 23 100 Mary Wells Two Wrongs Don’t Make A Right 2:45 Motown 1039
Mar 30 1 Jimmy Soul If You Wanna Be Happy 2:08 S.P.Q.R. 45-3305
Mar 30 6 Lou Christie Two Faces Have I 2:44 Roulette 4481
Mar 30 13 Bobby Vee with The Johnny Mann Singers Charms 2:13 Liberty 55530
Mar 30 31 Miracles, The A Love She Can Count On 2:51 Tamla 54078
Mar 30 51 Rip Chords, The Here I Stand 2:00 Columbia 4-42687
Mar 30 52 Rivingtons, The The Bird’s The Word 2:06 Liberty 55553
Mar 30 53 Percells, The What Are Boys Made Of 2:17 ABC-Paramount 45-10401
Mar 30 62 Appalachians, The Bony Moronie 2:28 ABC-Paramount 45-10419
Mar 30 65 Paul Petersen Amy 2:20 Colpix 676
Mar 30 68 Jerry Butler Whatever You Want 2:23 Vee-Jay 486
Mar 30 81 Ray Stevens Funny Man 2:33 Mercury 72098
Mar 30 81 Timi Yuro Insult To Injury 2:17 Liberty 55552
Mar 30 92 Charlie Russo Preacherman 2:11 Diamond 131
Mar 30 96 Herb Alpert’s Tijuana Brass Marching Thru Madrid 2:31 A&M 706
Mar 30 97 Valentinos, The I’ll Make It Alright 2:10 Sar 137

HOT 100 DEBUTS April 1963

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
Apr 6 3 Al Martino I Love You Because 2:40 Capitol 4930
Apr 6 6 Brenda Lee Losing You 2:29 Decca 31478
Apr 6 8 Kingston Trio, The Reverend Mr. Black 2:59 Capitol 4951
Apr 6 29 Martha & The Vandellas Come And Get These Memories 2:25 Gordy 7014
Apr 6 39 Darlene Love (Today I Met) The Boy I’m Gonna Marry 2:45 Philles 111
Apr 6 64 Kenny Chandler Heart! (I Hear You Beating) 2:39 Laurie 3158
Apr 6 64 Contours, The Don’t Let Her Be Your Baby 2:54 Gordy 7016
Apr 6 75 Maxine Brown Ask Me 2:55 Wand 135
Apr 6 75 Ella Fitzgerald with the Paul Smith Trio Bill Bailey, Won’t You Please Come Home 3:23 Verve 10288
Apr 6 78 Frank Sinatra Call Me Irresponsible 2:53 Reprise 20151
Apr 13 8 Bill Anderson Still 2:45 Decca 31458
Apr 13 8 Ray Charles Take These Chains From My Heart 2:52 ABC-Paramount 45-10435
Apr 13 11 Dartells, The Hot Pastrami 1:53 Dot 45-16453
Apr 13 39 Paul Anka Remember Diana 1:56 RCA Victor 47-8170
Apr 13 50 Del Shannon Two Kind Of Teardrops 2:29 Big Top 45-3143
Apr 13 52 Jimmy Reed Shame, Shame, Shame 2:47 Vee-Jay 509
Apr 13 63 Hippies, The Memory Lane 2:40 Parkway 863
Apr 13 73 Brenda Lee He’s So Heavenly 2:10 Decca 31478
Apr 13 91 Dave “Baby” Cortez Hot Cakes! 1st Serving 2:24 Chess 1850
Apr 13 100 Shirelles, The Not For All The Money In The World 2:22 Scepter 1248
Apr 20 10 Sam Cooke Another Saturday Night 2:18 RCA Victor 47-8164
Apr 20 18 James Brown & the Famous Flames Prisoner Of Love 2:27 King 45-5739
Apr 20 21 Dion This Little Girl 2:36 Columbia 4-42776
Apr 20 21 Theola Kilgore The Love Of My Man 3:18 Serock 2004
Apr 20 22 4 Seasons, The Ain’t That A Shame! 2:38 Vee-Jay 512
Apr 20 25 Etta James Pushover 2:55 Argo 5437
Apr 20 37 Solomon Burke If You Need Me 2:30 Atlantic 45-2185
Apr 20 44 Patsy Cline Sweet Dreams (Of You) 2:33 Decca 31483
Apr 20 86 Belmonts, The Ann-Marie 3:07 Sabina 509
Apr 20 97 Joe Harnell and his Orchestra Diane 2:11 Kapp 521
Apr 20 100 Ricky Nelson If You Can’t Rock Me 1:50 Imperial 5935
Apr 27 3 Dovells, The You Can’t Sit Down 2:19 Parkway 867
Apr 27 3 Crystals, The Da Doo Ron Ron (When He Walked Me Home) 2:16 Philles 112
Apr 27 17 Ray Barretto El Watusi 2:40 Tico 419
Apr 27 23 Beach Boys, The Shut Down 1:50 Capitol 4932
Apr 27 26 Neil Sedaka Let’s Go Steady Again 2:26 RCA Victor 47-8169
Apr 27 36 Joey Dee and the Starliters Hot Pastrami With Mashed Potatoes – Part 1 2:30 Roulette 4488
Apr 27 40 Olympics, The The Bounce 2:34 Tri Disc 106
Apr 27 41 Raindrops, The What A Guy 2:18 Jubilee 45-5444
Apr 27 50 Routers, The Sting Ray 1:57 Warner Bros. 5349
Apr 27 51 Bill Black’s Combo Do It – Rat Now 2:14 Hi 45-2064
Apr 27 64 Steve Allen Gravy Waltz 2:39 Dot 45-16457
Apr 27 72 Shelley Fabares Ronnie, Call Me When You Get A Chance 2:18 Colpix 682
Apr 27 73 Little Esther Phillips & “Big Al” Downing You Never Miss Your Water (Till The Well Runs Dry) 2:16 Lenox 5565
Apr 27 82 Wayne Newton Heart! (I Hear You Beating) 2:12 Capitol 4920
Apr 27 87 Rockin’ Rebels Rockin’ Crickets 2:30 Swan 4140
Apr 27 88 Jo Ann Campbell Mother, Please! 2:29 Cameo 249
Apr 27 91 Cascades, The Shy Girl 2:00 Valiant 6028
Apr 27 94 Carole King He’s A Bad Boy 2:23 Dimension 1009

HOT 100 DEBUTS May 1963

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
May 4 3 Barbara Lewis Hello Stranger 2:37 Atlantic 45-2184
May 4 56 Matt Lucas I’m Movin’ On 2:20 Smash 1813
May 4 64 Wilson Pickett If You Need Me 2:36 Double-L 713
May 4 65 Freddy Cannon Patty Baby 2:00 Swan 4139
May 4 75 Jack Jones Call Me Irresponsible 3:10 Kapp 516
May 4 78 Marvelettes, The Forever 2:20 Tamla 54077
May 4 84 Tommy Roe The Folk Singer 2:51 ABC-Paramount 45-10423
May 4 94 Cookie and His Cupcakes Got You On My Mind 2:35 Chess 1848
May 4 94 Ricky Nelson Old Enough To Love 2:16 Imperial 5935
May 11 1 Kyu Sakamoto Sukiyaki 3:05 Capitol 4945
May 11 1 Lesley Gore It’s My Party 2:19 Mercury 72119
May 11 6 Nat King Cole Those Lazy-Hazy-Crazy Days Of Summer 2:22 Capitol 4965
May 11 10 Bobby Darin 18 Yellow Roses 2:15 Capitol 4970
May 11 17 Bobby Rydell Wildwood Days 2:27 Cameo 252
May 11 18 Tony Bennett The Good Life 2:14 Columbia 4-42779
May 11 41 Skeeter Davis I’m Saving My Love 1:59 RCA Victor 47-8176
May 11 49 Righteous Brothers, The Little Latin Lupe Lu 2:13 Moonglow 215
May 11 51 Frankie Laine Don’t Make My Baby Blue 2:08 Columbia 4-42767
May 11 58 Johnny Cymbal Teenage Heaven 3:09 Kapp 524
May 11 60 Cascades, The The Last Leaf 2:21 Valiant 6028
May 11 69 Jimmy Smith Hobo Flats – Part 1 2:35 Verve 10283
May 11 70 Shacklefords, The A Stranger In Your Town 2:09 Mercury 72112
May 11 77 4 Seasons, The Featuring Frankie Valli Soon (I’ll Be Home Again) 2:26 Vee-Jay 512
May 11 96 Mike Clifford One Boy Too Late 2:44 United Artists 588
May 18 3 Bobby Vinton Blue On Blue 2:28 Epic 5-9593
May 18 10 Marvin Gaye Pride And Joy 2:07 Tamla 54079
May 18 12 Chubby Checker Birdland 2:17 Parkway 873
May 18 16 Ruby and the Romantics My Summer Love 2:40 Kapp 525
May 18 23 Connie Francis If My Pillow Could Talk 2:03 MGM 13143
May 18 51 Five Du-Tones, The Shake A Tail Feather 2:22 One-derful 4815
May 18 59 Fats Domino There Goes (My Heart Again) 2:23 ABC-Paramount 10444
May 18 62 Rick Nelson Gypsy Woman 2:25 Decca 31495
May 18 82 Duane Eddy Lonely Boy, Lonely Guitar 2:16 RCA Victor 47-8180
May 18 84 Jackie DeShannon Needles And Pins 2:30 Liberty 55563
May 25 25 Rick Nelson String Along 2:19 Decca 31495
May 25 27 Steve Lawrence Poor Little Rich Girl 2:26 Columbia 4-42795
May 25 30 Johnny Mathis Every Step Of The Way 3:20 Columbia 4-42799
May 25 38 Big Dee Irwin Swinging On A Star 2:30 Dimension 1010
May 25 40 Mary Wells Your Old Stand By 2:41 Motown 1042
May 25 42 Jackie Wilson and Linda Hopkins Shake A Hand 2:48 Brunswick 55243
May 25 84 Impressions, The Sad, Sad Girl And Boy 2:40 ABC-Paramount 45-10431
May 25 85 Otis Redding These Arms Of Mine 2:27 Volt 103
May 25 92 Dinah Washington Soulville 2:16 Roulette 4490
May 25 96 Vic Dana Danger 2:25 Dolton 73
May 25 96 Pookie Hudson I Know I Know 2:43 Double-L 711
May 25 99 Jimmy McGriff The Last Minute – Part 1 2:25 Sue 786

HOT 100 DEBUTS June 1963

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
Jun 1 1 Tymes, The So Much In Love 2:08 Parkway 871
Jun 1 5 Chiffons, The One Fine Day 2:09 Laurie 3179
Jun 1 14 Tom Glazer and the Do-Re-Mi Children’s Chorus On Top Of Spaghetti 2:34 Kapp 526
Jun 1 17 Johnny Cash Ring Of Fire 2:34 Columbia 4-42788
Jun 1 27 Paul & Paula First Quarrel 2:33 Philips 40114
Jun 1 32 Fleetwoods, The Goodnight My Love 2:21 Dolton 75
Jun 1 32 Little Peggy March I Wish I Were A Princess 2:11 RCA Victor 47-8189
Jun 1 39 Perry Como (I Love You) Don’t You Forget It 2:20 RCA Victor 47-8186
Jun 1 48 Little Eva Old Smokey Locomotion 2:18 Dimension 1011
Jun 1 53 Eydie Gorme Don’t Try To Fight It, Baby 2:19 Columbia 4-42790
Jun 1 70 Ray Peterson Give Us Your Blessing 2:55 Dunes 2025
Jun 1 77 Count Basie I Can’t Stop Loving You 4:31 Reprise 20170
Jun 1 81 Patti Page Say Wonderful Things 2:17 Columbia 4-42791
Jun 1 88 Joe Hinton You Know It Ain’t Right 2:25 Back Beat 537
Jun 1 99 Percy Mayfield River’s Invitation 2:20 Tangerine 931
Jun 8 1 Essex, The Easier Said Than Done 2:06 Roulette 4494
Jun 8 3 Rolf Harris Tie Me Kangaroo Down, Sport 3:02 Epic 5-9596
Jun 8 5 Lonnie Mack Memphis 2:30 Fraternity 906
Jun 8 10 Doris Troy Just One Look 2:28 Atlantic 45-2188
Jun 8 22 Roy Orbison Falling 2:22 Monument 45-815
Jun 8 32 Dave Dudley Six Days On The Road 2:20 Golden Wing 3020
Jun 8 63 Bob B. Soxx And The Blue Jeans Not Too Young To Get Married 2:27 Philles 113
Jun 8 91 Ronnie Caroll Say Wonderful Things 2:57 Philips 40110
Jun 8 92 Tony Bennett Spring In Manhattan 2:32 Columbia 4-42779
Jun 15 1 Jan & Dean Surf City 2:29 Liberty 55580
Jun 15 10 Randy and the Rainbows Denise 1:57 Rust 5059
Jun 15 12 Orlons, The Not Me 2:31 Cameo 257
Jun 15 16 Bobby Bare Detroit City 2:48 RCA Victor 47-8183
Jun 15 17 Ray Stevens Harry The Hairy Ape 2:47 Mercury 72125
Jun 15 22 Brook Benton My True Confession 2:15 Mercury 72135
Jun 15 26 Shirelles, The Don’t Say Goodnight And Mean Goodbye 2:50 Scepter 1255
Jun 15 38 Glencoves Hootenanny 2:05 Select 724
Jun 15 48 Dion Come Go With Me 2:33 Laurie 3171
Jun 15 49 Kirby St. Romain Summer’s Comin’ 1:58 Inette 103
Jun 15 64 Link Wray and his Ray Men Jack The Ripper 2:22 Swan 4137
Jun 15 71 Drifters, The Rat Race 2:10 Atlantic 45-2191
Jun 15 98 Chubby Checker Black Cloud 2:18 Parkway 873
Jun 22 1 Little Stevie Wonder Fingertips – Pt 2 3:09 Tamla 54080
Jun 22 2 Surfaris, The Wipe Out 2:12 Dot 45-16479
Jun 22 7 Inez Foxx Accompaniment by Charlie Foxx Mockingbird 2:38 Symbol 919
Jun 22 13 Andy Williams Hopeless 2:37 Columbia 4-42784
Jun 22 15 George Hamilton IV Abilene 2:10 RCA Victor 47-8181
Jun 22 20 Classics, The Till Then 2:15 MusicNote 1116
Jun 22 21 Ray Charles No One 3:05 ABC-Paramount 45-10453
Jun 22 29 Ray Charles Without Love (There Is Nothing) 3:33 ABC-Paramount 45-10453
Jun 22 34 Bobby Vee Be True To Yourself 2:04 Liberty 55581
Jun 22 67 Ace Cannon Cottonfields 2:10 Hi 45-2065
Jun 22 67 Four Pennies, The (Chiffons) My Block 2:39 Rust 5071
Jun 22 76 Exciters, The Get Him 1:56 United Artists 604
Jun 22 88 Bobby Pickett Graduation Day 2:17 Garpax 45-44175
Jun 22 92 Mongo Santamaria Yeh-Yeh! 2:02 Battle 45917
Jun 22 93 Henry Mancini and His Orchestra Banzai Pipeline 2:30 RCA Victor 47-8184
Jun 22 94 James MacArthur The Ten Commandments Of Love 2:25 Scepter 1250
Jun 22 100 Lawrence Welk and his Orchestra Breakwater 2:15 Dot 45-16488
Jun 29 2 Peter, Paul & Mary Blowin’ In The Wind 2:55 Warner Bros. 5368
Jun 29 3 Elvis Presley with The Jordanaires (You’re The) Devil In Disguise 2:17 RCA Victor 47-8188
Jun 29 14 New Christy Minstrels, The Green, Green 2:07 Columbia 4-42805
Jun 29 29 Ben E. King I (Who Have Nothing) 2:30 Atco 45-6267
Jun 29 43 Dee Dee Sharp Rock Me In The Cradle Of Love 2:18 Cameo 260
Jun 29 45 Roy Clark Tips Of My Fingers 2:40 Capitol 4956
Jun 29 55 Rocky Fellers, The Like The Big Guys Do 2:13 Scepter 1254
Jun 29 63 Brian Hyland I’m Afraid To Go Home 2:38 ABC-Paramount 45-10452
Jun 29 77 Chris Kenner Land Of 1000 Dances 2:26 Instant 3252
Jun 29 77 Del Shannon From Me To You 1:54 Big Top 45-3152
Jun 29 83 Ferrante & Teicher Antony And Cleopatra Theme 2:38 United Artists 607
Jun 29 85 Bobby Vee A Letter From Betty 2:30 Liberty 55581
Jun 29 89 Lawrence Welk and his Orchestra Scarlett O’Hara 2:03 Dot 45-16488
Jun 29 91 Jim Reeves Guilty 3:09 RCA Victor 47-8193
Jun 29 93 Chris Columbo Quintet Summertime 2:55 Strand 25056
Jun 29 97 Paul Anka Hello Jim 2:26 RCA Victor 47-8195

HOT 100 DEBUTS July 1963

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
Jul 6 3 Four Seasons, The Candy Girl 2:40 Vee-Jay 539
Jul 6 5 Lesley Gore Judy’s Turn To Cry 2:12 Mercury 72143
Jul 6 8 Kai Winding & Orchestra More 2:00 Verve 10295
Jul 6 21 Gene Pitney True Love Never Runs Smooth 2:30 Musicor 1032
Jul 6 24 Brenda Lee My Whole World Is Falling Down 1:52 Decca 31510
Jul 6 31 Dion Be Careful Of Stones That You Throw 2:48 Columbia 4-42810
Jul 6 44 Mel Carter When A Boy Falls In Love 2:46 Derby 1003
Jul 6 57 Cupids, The Brenda 2:46 KC 115
Jul 6 61 Blenders, The Daughter 2:07 Witch 114
Jul 6 65 Richard Chamberlain I Will Love You 2:25 MGM 13148
Jul 6 72 Cookies, The Will Power 2:35 Dimension 1012
Jul 6 85 Chuck Jackson Tears Of Joy 2:58 Wand 138
Jul 6 86 Olympics, The Dancin’ Holiday 2:16 Tri Disc 107
Jul 6 88 Kim Weston Love Me All The Way 2:50 Tamla 54076
Jul 6 94 Birdlegs & Pauline and Their Versatility Birds Spring 2:48 Vee-Jay 510
Jul 13 8 Major Lance The Monkey Time 2:44 Okeh 4-7175
Jul 13 13 Wayne Newton and the Newton Brothers Danke Schoen 2:33 Capitol 4989
Jul 13 25 Brenda Lee I Wonder 2:55 Decca 31510
Jul 13 33 Jackie Wilson Shake! Shake! Shake! 2:07 Brunswick 55246
Jul 13 36 Four Seasons, The Marlena 2:32 Vee-Jay 539
Jul 13 48 Al Casey with the K-C-Ettes Surfin’ Hootenanny 2:08 Stacy 962
Jul 13 55 Chubby Checker Surf Party 2:28 Parkway 879
Jul 20 24 Timi Yuro Make The World Go Away 2:37 Liberty 55587
Jul 20 25 Chubby Checker Twist It Up 2:35 Parkway 879
Jul 20 26 Darlene Love Wait Til My Bobby Gets Home 2:20 Philles 114
Jul 20 28 Steve and Eydie I Want To Stay Here 2:24 Columbia 4-42815
Jul 20 45 Andrea Carroll It Hurts To Be Sixteen 2:04 Big Top 45-3156
Jul 20 46 Lou Christie How Many Teardrops 2:05 Roulette 4504
Jul 20 55 Billy Abbott and the Jewels Groovy Baby 2:14 Parkway 874
Jul 20 55 Rooftop Singers, The Mama Don’t Allow 2:30 Vanguard 35020
Jul 20 56 Bobby Bland Sometimes You Gotta Cry A Little 2:12 Duke 366
Jul 20 62 Baby Washington Leave Me Alone 2:18 Sue 790
Jul 20 66 Solomon Burke Can’t Nobody Love You 2:30 Atlantic 45-2196
Jul 20 70 Tony Bennett This Is All I Ask 3:14 Columbia 4-42820
Jul 20 89 Joey Dee Dance, Dance, Dance 2:06 Roulette 4503
Jul 20 93 Carla Thomas What A Fool I’ve Been 2:12 Atlantic 45-2189
Jul 20 98 Ben Colder Still No. 2 3:11 MGM 13147
Jul 27 3 Trini Lopez If I Had A Hammer 2:56 Reprise 20198
Jul 27 10 Freddie Scott Hey, Girl 3:04 Colpix 692
Jul 27 14 Sam Cooke Frankie And Johnny 2:38 RCA Victor 47-8215
Jul 27 15 Al Martino Painted, Tainted Rose 2:45 Capitol 5000
Jul 27 47 High Keyes, The Que Sera, Sera (Whatever Will Be, Will Be) 2:50 Atco 45-6268
Jul 27 47 Neil Sedaka The Dreamer 2:48 RCA Victor 47-8209
Jul 27 49 Wilson Pickett It’s Too Late 3:03 Double-L 717
Jul 27 55 James Brown & The Famous Flames These Foolish Things 2:51 King 45-5767
Jul 27 75 Supremes, The A Breath Taking Guy 2:20 Motown 1044
Jul 27 78 Booker T. & The MG’s Chinese Checkers 2:23 Stax 137
Jul 27 93 Burt Bacharach Saturday Sunshine 2:07 Kapp 532
Jul 27 94 Astronauts, The Baja 2:24 RCA Victor 47-8194
Jul 27 98 Richard Chamberlain True Love 2:14 MGM 13148
Jul 27 99 Tony Bennett True Blue Lou 2:41 Columbia 4-42820

HOT 100 DEBUTS August 1963

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
Aug 3 1 Angels, The My Boyfriend’s Back 2:11 Smash 1834
Aug 3 2 Allan Sherman Hello Mudduh, Hello Fadduh! (A Letter From Camp) 2:47 Warner Bros. 5378
Aug 3 4 Martha & the Vandellas Heat Wave 2:44 Gordy 7022
Aug 3 7 Beach Boys, The Surfer Girl 2:25 Capitol 5009
Aug 3 16 Ran-Dells, The Martian Hop 2:14 Chairman 45-4403
Aug 3 31 Diane Ray Please Don’t Talk To The Lifeguard 1:42 Mercury 72117
Aug 3 33 Kingston Trio, The Desert Pete 2:45 Capitol 5005
Aug 3 52 Freddy Cannon Everybody Monkey 2:48 Swan 4149
Aug 3 62 Cliff Richard Lucky Lips 2:41 Epic 5-9597
Aug 3 67 Marvelettes, The My Daddy Knows Best 2:27 Tamla 54082
Aug 3 67 Burl Ives This Is All I Ask 4:02 Decca 31518
Aug 3 77 Johnny Cymbal Dum Dum Dee Dum 2:02 Kapp 539
Aug 3 81 Dionne Warwick Make The Music Play 2:25 Scepter 1253
Aug 3 97 Johnny Caswell At The Shore 2:14 Smash 1833
Aug 10 1 Bobby Vinton Blue Velvet 2:46 Epic 5-9614
Aug 10 17 Raindrops, The The Kind Of Boy You Can’t Forget 2:09 Jubilee 45-5455
Aug 10 18 Johnny Tillotson You Can Never Stop Me Loving You 2:41 Cadence 1437
Aug 10 27 Ruby and the Romantics Hey There Lonely Boy 2:32 Kapp 544
Aug 10 36 Connie Francis Drownin’ My Sorrows 2:05 MGM 13160
Aug 10 39 Jack Nitzsche The Lonely Surfer 2:43 Reprise 20202
Aug 10 42 Vic Dana More 2:18 Dolton 81
Aug 10 60 Theola Kilgore This Is My Prayer 2:37 Serock 2006
Aug 10 64 Gene McDaniels It’s A Lonely Town (Lonely Without You) 2:30 Liberty 55597
Aug 10 68 Barbara Lynn (I Cried At) Laura’s Wedding 2:35 Jamie 1260
Aug 10 71 Gene Chandler Man’s Temptation 2:40 Vee-Jay 536
Aug 10 78 Etta James Pay Back 2:35 Argo 5445
Aug 10 95 Sonny James The Minute You’re Gone 2:29 Capitol 4969
Aug 17 4 Garnet Mimms & The Enchanters Cry Baby 3:24 United Artists 629
Aug 17 6 Crystals, The Then He Kissed Me 2:38 Philles 115
Aug 17 7 Tymes, The Wonderful! Wonderful! 3:01 Parkway 884
Aug 17 8 Miracles, The Mickey’s Monkey 2:45 Tamla 54083
Aug 17 15 Beach Boys, The Little Deuce Coupe 1:47 Capitol 5009
Aug 17 19 Little Johnny Taylor Part Time Love 3:16 Galaxy 722
Aug 17 25 Jay & The Americans Only In America 2:06 United Artists 626
Aug 17 40 Pixies Three, The Birthday Party 2:05 Mercury 72130
Aug 17 43 Barbara Lewis Straighten Up Your Heart 2:22 Atlantic 45-2200
Aug 17 88 Rip Chords, The Gone 2:02 Columbia 4-42812
Aug 17 89 King Pins, The It Won’t Be This Way (Always) 2:14 Federal 45-12484
Aug 17 92 T.K. Hulin I’m Not A Fool Anymore 2:55 Smash 1830
Aug 17 99 Tammy Montgomery I Cried 2:50 Try Me 45-28001
Aug 24 12 Essex, The Featuring Anita Humes A Walkin’ Miracle 2:20 Roulette 4515
Aug 24 24 Lonnie Mack Wham! 2:12 Fraternity 912
Aug 24 37 Duprees, The Why Don’t You Believe Me 2:39 Coed 584
Aug 24 43 Bobby Darin Treat My Baby Good 1:54 Capitol 5019
Aug 24 53 Bill Anderson 8 X 10 2:43 Decca 31521
Aug 24 58 Kyu Sakamoto China Nights (Shina No Yoru) 2:52 Capitol 5016
Aug 24 73 Nancy Wilson Tell Me The Truth 2:49 Capitol 4991
Aug 24 76 Dave “Baby” Cortez Organ Shout 2:44 Chess 1861
Aug 24 77 Paul and Paula Something Old, Something New 2:08 Philips 40130
Aug 24 92 King Curtis Do The Monkey 2:31 Capitol 4998
Aug 24 93 Duane Eddy and the Rebelettes Your Baby’s Gone Surfin’ 2:23 RCA Victor 47-8214
Aug 24 94 Tokens, The Hear The Bells 2:09 RCA Victor 47-8210
Aug 24 99 Dartells, The Dance, Everybody, Dance 1:57 Dot 45-16502
Aug 31 2 Ronettes, The Be My Baby 2:40 Philles 116
Aug 31 2 Jaynetts, The Sally, Go ‘Round The Roses 3:02 Tuff 369
Aug 31 12 Nat King Cole That Sunday, That Summer 3:09 Capitol 5027
Aug 31 50 Dovells, The Betty In Bermudas 2:26 Parkway 882
Aug 31 62 Surfaris, The Surfer Joe 2:27 Dot 16479
Aug 31 96 Patsy Cline Faded Love 3:43 Decca 31522
Aug 31 100 Ray Price Make The World Go Away 2:28 Columbia 4-42827

HOT 100 DEBUTS September 1963

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
Sep 7 4 Ray Charles Busted 2:06 ABC-Paramount 45-10481
Sep 7 5 Roy Orbison Mean Woman Blues 2:23 Monument 45-824
Sep 7 7 Skeeter Davis I Can’t Stay Mad At You 2:07 RCA Victor 47-8219
Sep 7 11 Jan & Dean Honolulu Lulu 2:14 Liberty 55613
Sep 7 11 Sunny & The Sunglows Talk To Me 2:41 Tear Drop 3014
Sep 7 25 Busters, The Bust Out 2:32 Arlen 735
Sep 7 25 Drifters, The I’ll Take You Home 2:41 Atlantic 45-2201
Sep 7 26 Little Peggy March Hello Heartache, Goodbye Love 2:22 RCA Victor 47-8221
Sep 7 32 Brook Benton Two Tickets To Paradise 2:38 Mercury 72177
Sep 7 40 Chiffons, The A Love So Fine 1:53 Laurie 3195
Sep 7 51 Jimmy Durante September Song 3:09 Warner Bros. 5382
Sep 7 53 Shirelles, The What Does A Girl Do 2:30 Scepter 1259
Sep 7 58 Frank Ifield I’m Confessin’ (That I Love You) 2:00 Capitol 5032
Sep 7 72 Johnny Crawford Cindy’s Gonna Cry 2:17 Del-Fi 4221
Sep 7 75 Righteous Brothers, The My Babe 2:35 Moonglow 223
Sep 7 84 Johnny Mathis Sooner Or Later 3:15 Columbia 4-42836
Sep 14 1 Nino Tempo & April Stevens Deep Purple 2:41 Atco 45-6273
Sep 14 6 Dion Di Muci Donna The Prima Donna 2:47 Columbia 4-42852
Sep 14 9 Peter, Paul & Mary Don’t Think Twice, It’s All Right 2:46 Warner Bros. 5385
Sep 14 12 Rick Nelson Fools Rush In 2:37 Decca 31533
Sep 14 29 Roy Orbison Blue Bayou 2:29 Monument 45-824
Sep 14 37 Patti LaBelle and the Blue Belles Down The Aisle (Wedding Song) 3:29 Newtown 45-5777
Sep 14 62 Alice Wonder Land He’s Mine (I Love Him, I Love Him, I Love Him) 2:00 Bardell 774
Sep 14 64 Donald & the Delighters (Native Girl) Elephant Walk 2:55 Cortland 109
Sep 14 66 Keith Colley Enamorado 1:55 Unical 3006
Sep 14 75 Tracey Dey Teenage Cleopatra 2:40 Liberty 55604
Sep 14 92 Nat King Cole Mr. Wishing Well 2:33 Capitol 5027
Sep 14 93 O’Jays, The Lonely Drifter 2:37 Imperial 5976
Sep 14 98 Bobby Comstock and the Counts Your Boyfriend’s Back 2:11 Lawn 219
Sep 21 1 Jimmy Gilmer and the Fireballs Sugar Shack 2:01 Dot 45-16487
Sep 21 2 Village Stompers, The Washington Square 2:41 Epic 5-9617
Sep 21 6 Los Indios Tabajaras Maria Elena 3:09 RCA Victor 47-8216
Sep 21 23 Betty Harris Cry To Me 3:16 Jubilee 45-5456
Sep 21 35 Fats Domino Red Sails In The Sunset 2:35 ABC-Paramount 45-10484
Sep 21 61 Jackie Wilson Baby Get It (And Don’t Quit It) 2:19 Brunswick 55250
Sep 21 88 George Maharis That’s How It Goes 2:25 Epic 5-9613
Sep 28 4 Impressions, The It’s All Right 2:48 ABC-Paramount 10487
Sep 28 5 Lesley Gore She’s A Fool 2:08 Mercury 72180
Sep 28 9 Dixiebelles, The with Cornbread & Jerry (Down At) Papa Joe’s 2:28 Sound Stage 7 45-2507
Sep 28 17 Brenda Lee The Grass Is Greener 2:40 Decca 31539
Sep 28 19 Orlons, The Cross Fire! 2:32 Cameo 273
Sep 28 22 Mary Wells You Lost The Sweetest Boy 2:30 Motown 1048
Sep 28 42 Richard Chamberlain Blue Guitar 2:49 MGM 13170
Sep 28 49 Surfaris, The Point Panic 2:13 Decca 31538
Sep 28 57 Rusty Draper Night Life 2:26 Monument 45-823
Sep 28 70 Billy Stewart Strange Feeling 2:27 Chess 1868
Sep 28 70 Brenda Lee Sweet Impossible You 2:24 Decca 31539
Sep 28 76 Joe Perkins Little Eeefin Annie 2:09 Sound Stage 7 45-2511
Sep 28 80 Eydie Gorme Everybody Go Home 2:59 Columbia 4-42854
Sep 28 84 Smothers Brothers, The Jenny Brown 1:48 Mercury 72182
Sep 28 95 Rolf Harris Nick Teen And Al K. Hall 3:03 Epic 5-9615
Sep 28 98 Bobby Rydell Let’s Make Love Tonight 2:24 Cameo 272

HOT 100 DEBUTS October 1963

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
Oct 5 1 Dale & Grace I’m Leaving It Up To You 2:13 Montel 921
Oct 5 10 Rufus Thomas Walking The Dog 2:30 Stax 140
Oct 5 10 Bobby Bare 500 Miles Away From Home 2:40 RCA Victor 47-8238
Oct 5 21 Lloyd Price Misty 2:58 Double-L 722
Oct 5 33 Dee Dee Sharp Wild! 2:17 Cameo 274
Oct 5 33 Little Stevie Wonder Workout Stevie, Workout 2:44 Tamla 54086
Oct 5 36 Four Seasons, The New Mexican Rose 2:45 Vee-Jay 562
Oct 5 47 Bill Black and his Combo Monkey-Shine 2:07 Hi 45-2069
Oct 5 60 Paul and Paula First Day Back At School 2:26 Philips 40142
Oct 5 63 Etta James Two Sides (To Every Story) 2:47 Argo 5452
Oct 5 85 Joe Sherman, His Orchestra and Chorus Toys In The Attic 2:42 World Art. 1008
Oct 5 88 Four Seasons, The That’s The Only Way 2:35 Vee-Jay 562
Oct 5 92 Jack Jones Toys In The Attic 2:50 Kapp 551
Oct 5 93 Dick and DeeDee Where Did The Good Times Go 2:41 Warner Bros. 5383
Oct 5 100 Steve Alaimo Michael – Pt. 1 2:20 Checker 1054
Oct 12 3 Tommy Roe Everybody 1:56 ABC-Paramount 45-10478
Oct 12 54 Tony Bennett Don’t Wait Too Long 2:34 Columbia 4-42886
Oct 12 59 Ray Stevens Speed Ball 2:35 Mercury 72189
Oct 12 61 Johnny Mathis Come Back 2:02 Mercury 72184
Oct 12 64 Timi Yuro Gotta Travel On 2:41 Liberty 55634
Oct 12 68 Johnny Mathis Your Teenage Dreams 2:40 Mercury 72184
Oct 12 77 James Brown and the Famous Flames Signed, Sealed And Delivered 2:45 King 45-5803
Oct 12 78 Jimmie Rodgers Two-Ten, Six-Eighteen (Doesn’t Anybody Know My Name) 3:04 Dot 45-16527
Oct 12 85 Steve Allen and his Orchestra Cuando Calienta El Sol (When The Sun Is Hot) 2:32 Dot 45-16507
Oct 12 89 Joe Hinton Better To Give Than Receive 2:05 Back Beat 539
Oct 12 90 Ben Colder Detroit City No. 2 3:13 MGM 13167
Oct 12 95 Dave Dudley Cowboy Boots 2:07 Golden Ring 3030
Oct 12 100 Baby Washington Hey Lonely One 2:40 Sue 794
Oct 19 29 Mary Wells What’s Easy For Two Is So Hard For One 2:49 Motown 1048
Oct 19 8 Elvis Presley with The Jordanaires Bossa Nova Baby 1:58 RCA Victor 47-8243
Oct 19 13 Major Lance Hey Little Girl 2:32 Okeh 4-7181
Oct 19 17 Gene Pitney Twenty Four Hours From Tulsa 2:57 Musicor 1034
Oct 19 21 Barry And The Tamerlanes I Wonder What She’s Doing Tonight 1:50 Valiant 6034
Oct 19 22 Marvin Gaye Can I Get A Witness 2:47 Tamla 54087
Oct 19 26 Steve Lawrence Walking Proud 2:21 Columbia 4-42865
Oct 19 28 Connie Francis Your Other Love 2:05 MGM 13176
Oct 19 32 Elvis Presley with The Jordanaires Witchcraft 2:21 RCA Victor 47-8243
Oct 19 50 Johnny Tillotson Funny How Time Slips Away 2:34 Cadence 1441
Oct 19 53 Darlene Love A Fine Fine Boy 2:45 Philles 117
Oct 19 74 Lou Johnson Reach Out For Me 2:42 Big Top 45-3153
Oct 19 77 Marvin Gaye I’m Crazy ‘Bout My Baby 2:39 Tamla 54087
Oct 19 92 Shirelles, The It’s A Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World 3:33 Scepter 1260
Oct 19 94 Hearts, The Dear Abby 2:55 Tuff 370
Oct 26 4 Lenny Welch Since I Fell For You 2:53 Cadence 1439
Oct 26 11 Sam Cooke Little Red Rooster 2:50 RCA Victor 47-8247
Oct 26 22 Al Martino Living A Lie 2:28 Capitol 5060
Oct 26 25 Angels, The I Adore Him 2:46 Smash 1854
Oct 26 29 New Christy Minstrels, The Saturday Night 2:15 Columbia 4-42887
Oct 26 44 Johnny Cash The Matador 2:45 Columbia 4-42880
Oct 26 47 Ruby and the Romantics Young Wings Can Fly (Higher Than You Know) 2:46 Kapp 557
Oct 26 58 Wayne Newton and the Newton Brothers Shirl Girl 2:30 Capitol 5058
Oct 26 66 Vito & The Salutations Unchained Melody 2:03 Herald 583
Oct 26 98 Dick Dale and His Del-Tones The Scavenger 1:52 Capitol 5048

HOT 100 DEBUTS November 1963

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
Nov 2 14 Jack Jones Wives And Lovers 2:28 Kapp 551
Nov 2 35 Dean And Jean Tra La La La Suzy 2:45 Rust 5067
Nov 2 3 Caravelles, The You Don’t Have To Be A Baby To Cry 1:53 Smash 1852
Nov 2 6 Beach Boys, The Be True To Your School 2:07 Capitol 5069
Nov 2 12 Chubby Checker Loddy Lo 2:07 Parkway 890
Nov 2 14 Robin Ward Wonderful Summer 2:27 Dot 16530
Nov 2 23 Beach Boys, The In My Room 2:09 Capitol 5069
Nov 2 44 Dynamics, The Misery 2:19 Big Top 45-3161
Nov 2 48 Freddie Scott I Got A Woman 3:11 Colpix 709
Nov 2 49 Solomon Burke You’re Good For Me 3:01 Atlantic 45-2205
Nov 2 71 Del Shannon Sue’s Gotta Be Mine 2:00 Berlee 501
Nov 2 72 Ben E. King I Could Have Danced All Night 2:35 Atco 45-6275
Nov 2 81 Chuck Jackson Any Other Way 2:24 Wand 141
Nov 2 92 Dee Clark Crossfire Time 1:55 Constellation 108
Nov 2 96 Jimmy Smith Theme From Any Number Can Win 2:05 Verve 10299
Nov 2 97 Shirelles, The 31 Flavors 2:00 Scepter 1260
Nov 9 4 Bobby Rydell Forget Him 2:08 Cameo 280
Nov 9 7 Johnny Tillotson Talk Back Trembling Lips 2:36 MGM 13181
Nov 9 10 Joey Powers Midnight Mary 2:24 Amy 892
Nov 9 1 Singing Nun, The (Soeur Sourire) Dominique 2:53 Philips 40152
Nov 9 2 Kingsmen, The Louie Louie 2:42 Wand 143
Nov 9 18 Duprees, The Featuring Joey Vann Have You Heard 2:25 Coed 585
Nov 9 18 Secrets, The The Boy Next Door 2:00 Philips 40146
Nov 9 47 Marvelettes, The As Long As I Know He’s Mine 2:31 Tamla 54088
Nov 9 51 Murry Kellum Long Tall Texan 2:00 M.O.C. 45-653
Nov 9 55 Bobby Vee Yesterday And You (Armen’s Theme) 2:16 Liberty 55636
Nov 9 62 David Rockingham Trio Featuring Bobby Robinson Dawn 2:11 Josie 45-913
Nov 9 71 Tommy Hunt I Am A Witness 2:52 Scepter 1261
Nov 9 90 Joan Baez We Shall Overcome 2:45 Vanguard 35023
Nov 9 93 Morty Jay and the Surfin’ Cats Salt Water Taffy 2:22 Legend 124
Nov 9 94 Dovells, The Stop Monkeyin’ Aroun’ 2:10 Parkway 889
Nov 9 95 Wilson Pickett I’m Down To My Last Heartbreak 2:35 Double-L 724
Nov 9 95 Four Pennies, The When The Boy’s Happy (The Girl’s Happy Too) 2:11 Rust 5070
Nov 16 8 Shirley Ellis The Nitty Gritty 2:12 Congress 202
Nov 16 23 Trini Lopez Kansas City 3:17 Reprise 20236
Nov 16 36 Chiffons, The I Have A Boyfriend 2:05 Laurie 3212
Nov 16 50 Ginny Arnell Dumb Head 2:12 MGM 13177
Nov 16 84 Gene Thomas Baby’s Gone 2:37 United Artists 640
Nov 16 6 Dion Di Muci Drip Drop 2:32 Columbia 4-42917
Nov 16 30 Garnet Mimms & The Enchanters Baby Don’t You Weep 2:44 United Artists 658
Nov 16 33 Neil Sedaka Bad Girl 2:28 RCA Victor 47-8254
Nov 16 45 Sunny & The Sunliners Rags To Riches 2:18 Tear Drop 3022
Nov 16 56 Essex, The Featuring Anita Humes She’s Got Everything 2:14 Roulette 4530
Nov 16 74 Steve Alaimo Gotta Lotta Love 1:52 Imperial 66003
Nov 16 81 Debbie Dovale Hey Lover 2:12 Roulette 4521
Nov 23 3 Murmaids, The Popsicles And Icicles 2:30 Chattahoochee 628
Nov 23 8 Martha and the Vandellas Quicksand 2:40 Gordy 7025
Nov 23 26 Garnet Mimms & the Enchanters For Your Precious Love 3:00 United Artists 658
Nov 23 27 Dick and DeeDee Turn Around 2:38 Warner Bros. 5396
Nov 23 31 Jerry Butler Need To Belong 2:52 Vee-Jay 567
Nov 23 35 Miracles, The Gotta Dance To Keep From Crying 2:39 Tamla 54089
Nov 23 51 Betty Everett You’re No Good 2:20 Vee-Jay 566
Nov 23 61 Otis Redding Pain In My Heart 2:22 Volt 112
Nov 23 57 Little Peggy March The Impossible Happened 2:03 RCA Victor 47-8267
Nov 23 61 Kingston Trio, The Ally Ally Oxen Free 2:05 Capitol 5078
Nov 23 64 Bobby Darin Be Mad Little Girl 2:30 Capitol 5079
Nov 23 70 Galens, The Baby I Do Love You 2:22 Challenge 59212
Nov 23 91 Jack Nitzsche Rumble 2:11 Reprise 20225
Nov 23 92 Lena Horne Now! 4:10 20th Fox 449
Nov 23 100 Charmettes, The Please Don’t Kiss Me Again 2:15 Kapp 547
Nov 30 1 Bobby Vinton There! I’ve Said It Again 2:20 Epic 5-9638
Nov 30 17 Sammy Davis Jr. The Shelter Of Your Arms 2:47 Reprise 20216
Nov 30 23 Supremes, The When The Lovelight Starts Shining Through His Eyes 2:59 Motown 1051
Nov 30 33 Cookies, The Girls Grow Up Faster Than Boys 2:25 Dimension 1020
Nov 30 43 Chad Mitchell Trio The Marvelous Toy 2:46 Mercury 72197
Nov 30 54 Rick Nelson Today’s Teardrops 2:05 Imperial 66004
Nov 30 64 Raindrops, The That Boy John 2:12 Jubilee 45-5466
Nov 30 78 Paul Petersen The Cheer Leader 2:44 Colpix 707
Nov 30 35 Peter, Paul & Mary Stewball 3:09 Warner Bros. 5399
Nov 30 74 Marty Robbins Begging To You 2:26 Columbia 4-42890
Nov 30 76 Jay & The Americans Come Dance With Me 2:22 United Artists 669
Nov 30 93 Lonnie Mack Baby, What’s Wrong 2:35 Fraternity 918
Nov 30 98 Johnnie Taylor Baby, We’ve Got Love 2:07 Derby 1006

HOT 100 DEBUTS December 1963

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
Dec 7 3 Marketts, The Out Of Limits 2:05 Warner Bros. 5391
Dec 7 4 Trashmen, The Surfin’ Bird 2:20 Garrett 4002
Dec 7 8 Dionne Warwick Anyone Who Had A Heart 3:09 Scepter 1262
Dec 7 10 Jan & Dean Drag City 2:12 Liberty 55641
Dec 7 17 Chubby Checker Hooka Tooka 2:11 Parkway 890
Dec 7 19 Tymes, The Somewhere 2:08 Parkway 891
Dec 7 20 Ray Charles That Lucky Old Sun 3:05 ABC-Paramount 45-10509
Dec 7 25 Cliff Richard It’s All In The Game 3:09 Epic 5-9633
Dec 7 36 Henry Mancini and His Orchestra Charade 2:34 RCA Victor 47-8256
Dec 7 84 Angels, The Thank You And Goodnight 2:30 Smash 1854
Dec 7 98 Inez Foxx Hi Diddle Diddle 2:13 Symbol 924
Dec 14 4 Rip Chords, The Hey Little Cobra 2:00 Columbia 4-42921
Dec 14 9 Tams, The What Kind Of Fool (Do You Think I Am) 2:00 ABC-Paramount 45-10502
Dec 14 12 Brenda Lee As Usual 2:32 Decca 31570
Dec 14 15 Jimmy Gilmer and the Fireballs Daisy Petal Pickin’ 2:12 Dot 45-16539
Dec 14 55 Orlons, The Bon-Doo-Wah 2:07 Cameo 287
Dec 14 58 Brooks O’Dell Watch Your Step 2:31 Gold 214
Dec 14 71 Frank Ifield Please 2:27 Capitol 5089
Dec 14 75 Jimmy Velvet We Belong Together 2:13 ABC-Paramount 45-10488
Dec 14 79 Pixies Three, The Cold Cold Winter 2:38 Mercury 72208
Dec 14 15 Roy Orbison Pretty Paper 2:41 Monument 45-830
Dec 14 89 Paul Anka Did You Have A Happy Birthday? 2:17 RCA Victor 47-8272
Dec 14 89 Brothers Four, The Hootenanny Saturday Night 2:13 Columbia 4-42927
Dec 14 90 Johnny Mathis I’ll Search My Heart 3:02 Columbia 4-42916
Dec 14 93 Allisons, The Surfer Street 2:10 Tip 1011
Dec 14 97 Randy & The Rainbows Why Do Kids Grow Up 1:47 Rust 5073
Dec 21 11 Nino Tempo and April Stevens Whispering 2:28 Atco 45-6281
Dec 21 24 Ronettes, The Baby, I Love You 2:49 Philles 118
Dec 21 35 Steve and Eydie I Can’t Stop Talking About You 2:08 Columbia 4-42932
Dec 21 41 Baja Marimba Band Comin’ In The Back Door 2:14 Almo 201
Dec 21 44 Bob and Earl Harlem Shuffle 2:50 Marc 104
Dec 21 52 Tony Bennett The Little Boy 2:22 Columbia 4-42931
Dec 28 2 Lesley Gore You Don’t Own Me 2:26 Mercury 72206
Dec 28 6 Rick Nelson For You 2:15 Decca 31574
Dec 28 25 Dale Ward Letter From Sherry 2:45 Dot 45-16520
Dec 28 46 Connie Francis In The Summer Of His Years 2:30 MGM 13203
Dec 28 49 Girlfriends, The My One And Only, Jimmy Boy 2:12 Colpix 712
Dec 28 66 Burl Ives True Love Goes On And On 3:03 Decca 31571
Dec 28 69 Crescents, The Pink Dominos 2:10 Era 3116
Dec 28 71 Barbara Lewis Snap Your Fingers 2:46 Atlantic 45-2214
Dec 28 86 Cascades, The For Your Sweet Love 2:02 RCA Victor 47-8268
Dec 28 91 Bobby Bland The Feeling Is Gone 2:27 Duke 370
Dec 28 98 Lettermen, The Where Or When 2:29 Capitol 5091
Dec 28 93 Tracey Dey Here Comes The Boy 2:45 Amy 894
Dec 28 99 Bobby Vee Never Love A Robin 2:40 Liberty 55636