The First Songs to Ever Top the Billboard Chart

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10. Brenda Lee, “I’m Sorry”
> Entered Hot 100: May 30, 1960
> Peak position on Hot 100: #1 (for 3 weeks)
> Total weeks on Hot 100: 23

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9. Bobby Lewis, “Tossin’ and Turnin'”
> Entered Hot 100: April 24, 1961
> Peak position on Hot 100: #1 (for 7 weeks)
> Total weeks on Hot 100: 23

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8. Tommy Edwards, “It’s All in the Game”
> Entered Hot 100: August 18, 1958
> Peak position on Hot 100: #1 (for 6 weeks)
> Total weeks on Hot 100: 22

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7. Jim Reeves, “He’ll Have To Go”
> Entered Hot 100: December 28, 1959
> Peak position on Hot 100: #2 (for 3 weeks)
> Total weeks on Hot 100: 23

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6. The Contours, “Do You Love Me”
> Entered Hot 100: August 11, 1962
> Peak position on Hot 100: #3 (for 3 weeks)
> Total weeks on Hot 100: 34

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