WMCA Weekly Survey for December 21, 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  36  PEPPERMINT TWIST (pt. 1) - Joey Dee & The Starliters (Roulette)
 3   2  GOODBYE CRUEL WORLD - James Darren (Colpix)
 4  37  THE TWIST - Chubby Checker (Parkway)
 5   3  RUN TO HIM - Bobby Vee (Liberty)
 6   8  WALK ON BY - Leroy Van Dyke (Mercury)
 7   6  TONIGHT - Ferrante & Teicher (United Artists)
 8   4  MOON RIVER - Jerry Butler (Vee-Jay) / Henry Mancini & His Orch. (RCA 
        Victor)
 9   7  HAPPY BIRTHDAY, SWEET SIXTEEN - Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)
10   5  MARIA - Roger Williams (Kapp)
11  11  THE WANDERER - Dion (Laurie)
12  12  GYPSY WOMAN - The Impressions (ABC-Paramount)
13   9  LET THERE BE DRUMS - Sandy Nelson (Imperial)
14  15  UNCHAIN MY HEART - Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)
15  21  CAN’T HELP FALLING IN LOVE / ROCK-A-HULA BABY - Elvis Presley (RCA 
        Victor)
16  17  NORMAN - Sue Thompson (Hickory)
17  18  BABY IT’S YOU - The Shirelles (Scepter)
18  26  TOWN WITHOUT PITY - Gene Pitney (Musicor)
19  20  GYPSY ROVER / COTTON FIELDS - The Highwaymen (United Artists)
20  22  WHEN THE BOY IN YOUR ARMS (Is The Boy In Your Heart) / BABY’S FIRST 
        CHRISTMAS - Connie Francis (MGM)
21  24  REVENGE - Brook Benton (Mercury)
22  32  WHEN I FALL IN LOVE - The Lettermen (Capitol)
23  23  TO A SLEEPING BEAUTY - Jimmy Dean (Columbia)
24  25  STEP RIGHT UP (And Say You Love Me) / MAGIC MOMENT - Nat “King” Cole 
        (Capitol)
        STEP RIGHT UP - Teresa Brewer (Coral)
25  19  IRRESISTIBLE YOU / MULTIPLICATION - Bobby Darin (Atco)
26  13  JOHNNY WILL - Pat Boone (Dot)
27  16  WELL, I TOLD YOU - The Chantels (Carlton)
28  28  SMALL SAD SAM - Phil McLean (Versatile)
29  --  A LITTLE BITTY TEAR - Burl Ives (Decca)
30  --  POCKETFUL OF MIRACLES - Frank Sinatra (Reprise)

40  --  TURN AROUND, LOOK AT ME - Glen Campbell (Crest)
57  76  LET’S TWIST AGAIN - Chubby Checker (Parkway)
  

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