WMCA Weekly Survey for December 14, 1961

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Survey collected and contributed by Randy Price, Joe Persek and Tom Natoli
For more information contact Allan Sniffen

 

TW  LW
 1   1  THE LION SLEEPS TONIGHT - The Tokens (RCA Victor)
 2   2  GOODBYE CRUEL WORLD - James Darren (Colpix)
 3   4  RUN TO HIM - Bobby Vee (Liberty)
 4   5  MOON RIVER - Jerry Butler (Vee-Jay) / Henry Mancini & His Orch. (RCA 
        Victor)
 5   9  MARIA - Roger Williams (Kapp)
 6   3  TONIGHT - Ferrante & Teicher (United Artists)
 7  10  HAPPY BIRTHDAY, SWEET SIXTEEN - Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)
 8   6  WALK ON BY - Leroy Van Dyke (Mercury)
 9   7  LET THERE BE DRUMS - Sandy Nelson (Imperial)
10   8  I DON’T KNOW WHY - Linda Scott (Canadian-American)
11  14  THE WANDERER / THE MAJESTIC - Dion (Laurie)
12  11  GYPSY WOMAN - The Impressions (ABC-Paramount)
13  20  JOHNNY WILL - Pat Boone (Dot)
14  21  HEY! LITTLE GIRL - Del Shannon (Big Top)
15  12  UNCHAIN MY HEART - Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)
16  16  WELL, I TOLD YOU - The Chantels (Carlton)
17  --  NORMAN - Sue Thompson (Hickory)
18  18  BABY IT’S YOU - The Shirelles (Scepter)
19  24  IRRESISTIBLE YOU / MULTIPLICATION - Bobby Darin (Atco)
20  30  GYPSY ROVER / COTTON FIELDS - The Highwaymen (United Artists)
21  23  CAN’T HELP FALLING IN LOVE / ROCK-A-HULA BABY - Elvis Presley (RCA 
        Victor)
22  --  WHEN THE BOY IN YOUR ARMS (Is The Boy In Your Heart) / BABY’S FIRST 
        CHRISTMAS - Connie Francis (MGM)
23  --  TO A SLEEPING BEAUTY - Jimmy Dean (Columbia)
24  19  REVENGE - Brook Benton (Mercury)
25  --  STEP RIGHT UP (And Say You Love Me) / MAGIC MOMENT - Nat “King” Cole 
        (Capitol)
        STEP RIGHT UP - Teresa Brewer (Coral)
26  22  TOWN WITHOUT PITY - Gene Pitney (Musicor)
27  27  YOU’RE THE REASON - Bobby Edwards (Crest)
28  --  SMALL SAD SAM - Phil McLean (Versatile)
29  ??  ????
30  ??  ????

32  47  WHEN I FALL IN LOVE - The Lettermen (Capitol)
34  43  IN THE MIDDLE OF A HEARTACHE - Wanda Jackson (Capitol)
36  44  PEPPERMINT TWIST (pt. 1) - Joey Dee & The Starliters (Roulette)
37  45  THE TWIST - Chubby Checker (Parkway)
76  --  LET’S TWIST AGAIN - Chubby Checker (Parkway)

  

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