WABC's All American Survey for Week of 22 December 1964
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Survey collected and contributed by Ken Williamson
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TW LW 1. Come See About Me - The Supremes (Motown) *2 weeks #1* 1 2. I Feel Fine - The Beatles (Capitol) 2 3. Mr. Lonely - Bobby Vinton (Epic) 3 *4. She's Not There - The Zombies (Parrot) 4 5. Love Potion No. 9 - The Searchers (Kapp) 5 6. Goin' Out of My Head - Little Anthony & the Imperials (DCP) 6 7. She's a Woman - The Beatles (Capitol) 7 ----------------------------------------------------------------- 8. Time Is On My Side - The Rolling Stones (London) 8 9. My Love, Forgive Me - Robert Goulet (Columbia) 9 10. You Really Got Me - The Kinks (Reprise) 10 11. Walking in the Rain - The Ronettes (Philles) 11 12. Ringo - Lorne Greene (RCA) 12 *13. Any Way You Want It - The Dave Clark Five (Epic) 13 14. Amen - The Impressions (ABC-Paramount) 14 ----------------------------------------------------------------- 15. Keep Searchin' - Del Shannon (Amy) 15 16. I'm Into Something Good - Herman's Hermits (MGM) 16 17. The Wedding - Julie Rogers (Mercury) 17 *18. Too Many Fish in the Sea - The Marvelettes (Tamla) 18 19. The Jerk - The Larks (Money) 19 20. Oh No Not My Baby - Maxine Brown (Wand) 20 *23. As Tears Go By - Marianne Faithfull (London) 23 24. I'm Gonna Be Strong - Gene Pitney (Musicor) 24 25. Sha La La - Manfred Mann (Ascot) 25 26. How Sweet It Is to be Loved By You - Marvin Gaye (Tamla) 26 28. Leader of the Laundromat - The Detergents (Roulette) 28 29. I'll Be There - Gerry & the Pacemakers (Laurie) 29 35. Dear Heart - Jack Jones (Kapp) 35 36. Boom Boom - The Animals (MGM) 36 39. Somewhere In Your Heart - Frank Sinatra (Reprise) 39 45. Walk Away - Matt Monro (Liberty) 45 I Can't Stop - The Honeycombs (Interphon) 57. Wild One - Martha & the Vandellas (Gordy) 57 61. All Day and All of the Night - The Kinks (Reprise) 61 Hot Prospects: *Give Him a Great Big Kiss - The Shangri-Las (Red Bird) Don't Forget I Still Love You - Bobbi Martin (Coral) Thou Shalt Not Steal - Dick & DeeDee (Warner Brothers) *Look of Love - Lesley Gore (Mercury) Downtown - Petula Clark (Warner Brothers) Whenever a Teenager Cries - Reparata & the Delrons (World Artists) Album Cuts: Rock and Roll Music - The Beatles (Capitol) Honey Don't - The Beatles (Capitol) Kansas City - The Beatles (Parlophone) Words of Love - The Beatles (Parlophone) I'll Follow the Sun - The Beatles (Capitol) I'm a Loser - The Beatles (Capitol) No Reply - The Beatles (Capitol) Mr. Moonlight - The Beatles (Capitol) Baby's In Black - The Beatles (Capitol) Everybody's Trying to Be My Baby - The Beatles (Capitol) I'll Be Back - The Beatles (Capitol) Christmas Music: Happy Holidays - Steve Lawrence & Eydie Gorme (Columbia) The Chipmunk Song - The Chipmunks (Liberty) Jingle Bell Rock - Bobby Helms (Decca) Frosty the Snowman - The Beach Boys (Capitol) Blue Christmas - Elvis Presley (RCA) Here Comes Santa Claus - Bob B. Soxx & the Blue Jeans (Philles) Christmas Carol Medley - Andre Kostelanetz (Columbia) Santa Claus is Coming to Town - The Beach Boys (Capitol) Silver Bells - Al Martino (Capitol) Donde Esta Santa Claus - Augie Rios (Metro) Little Elfie - Ray Bolger (Armour) Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer - Gene Autry (Challenge) God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen - Mantovani (London) No Place Like Home for the Holidays - Dick & DeeDee (Warner Brothers) You're All I Want for Christmas - Brook Benton (Mercury) The Twelve Days of Christmas - Ray Conniff (Columbia) Jingle Bell Rock - Brenda Lee (Decca) The Christmas Song - Steve Lawrence (Columbia) Winter Wonderland - Darlene Love (Philles) Santa Claus is Coming to Town - Nat "King" Cole (Capitol) Jingle Bells - Lawrence Welk (Dot) Oh Christmas Tree (O Tannenbaum) - Mantovani (London) Santa Claus is Coming to Town - The Crystals (Philles) The Little Drummer Boy - The Harry Simeone Chorale (20th Fox) Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree - Brenda Lee (Decca) The Christmas Song - Nat "King" Cole (Capitol) The Chickens are in the Chimes - Sasha Burland & the Skipjack Choir (RCA) Frosty the Snowman - The Ronettes (Philles) Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer - The Crystals (Philles) I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus - The 4 Seasons (Vee Jay) Ringo Bells - The Three Blonde Mice (Atco/Columbia) White Christmas - Bing Crosby (Decca) Winter Wonderland - Darlene Love (Philles) Jingle Bell Rock - Bobby Rydell and Chubby Checker (Cameo) White Christmas - Andy Williams (Columbia) I'll Be Home For Christmas - The Beach Boys (Capitol) Do You Hear What I Hear? - Bing Crosby (Capitol) The Twelve Gifts of Christmas - Allan Sherman (Warner Bros.) No Place Like Home For the Holidays - Bobby Vinton (Epic) Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas - Frank Sinatra (Capitol) Radio 77 Pick Hit: You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin' - The Righteous Brothers (Philles) *Former Pick Hit All American of the Week: Herb Oscar Anderson - 6:00-10:00 AM Monday - Saturday SPECIAL NOTES: This appears to be a frozen playlist this week, except for a new pick hit, an extra hot prospect, and additional Christmas music. This survey would have been on the air for only a couple of days, until WABC began playing all Christmas music, up until midnight Christmas Day. The list of Christmas records here is not all-inclusive, as more holiday songs were added as Christmas drew nearer. (The above list actually represents songs that were more prominently featured during the days just prior to Christmas.) From 26 December until after New Year's Day, WABC exclusively aired the first of their year-end special Top 100 hits of the year. The album cuts on this week's survey are from the newly released U.S. album, "Beatles '65" (those with the Capitol records label designation) or from the concurrently released U.K. album, "Beatles For Sale" (with the Parlophone label). Many, but not all, of the cuts were shared by both albums. WABC noted that "Beatles '65" was #30 on the album chart. They were also announcing "The Beatles Story" interview album as #5, "A Hard Day's Night" as #12, and "Something New" as #15. They did not explain how they arrived at those numbers, or the source of the chart(s).
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