WMCA Weekly Survey for December 7, 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   3  GOODBYE CRUEL WORLD - James Darren (Colpix)
 3   4  TONIGHT - Ferrante & Teicher (United Artists)
 4   6  RUN TO HIM / WALKIN’ WITH MY ANGEL - Bobby Vee (Liberty)
 5   5  MOON RIVER - Jerry Butler (Vee-Jay) / Henry Mancini & His Orch. (RCA 
        Victor)
 6  10  WALK ON BY - Leroy Van Dyke (Mercury)
 7   8  LET THERE BE DRUMS - Sandy Nelson (Imperial)
 8   9  I DON’T KNOW WHY - Linda Scott (Canadian-American)
 9  11  MARIA - Roger Williams (Kapp)
10  23  HAPPY BIRTHDAY, SWEET SIXTEEN - Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)
11  13  GYPSY WOMAN - The Impressions (ABC-Paramount)
12  20  UNCHAIN MY HEART - Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)
13  16  SEPTEMBER IN THE RAIN - Dinah Washington (Mercury)
14  ??  THE WANDERER / THE MAJESTIC - Dion (Laurie)
15  12  FOOL #1 - Brenda Lee (Decca)
16  17  WELL, I TOLD YOU - The Chantels (Carlton)
17  18  ROCK-A-BYE YOUR BABY WITH A DIXIE MELODY - Aretha Franklin (Columbia)
18  ??  BABY IT’S YOU - The Shirelles (Scepter)
19  15  REVENGE - Brook Benton (Mercury)
20  30  JOHNNY WILL - Pat Boone (Dot)
21  ??  HEY! LITTLE GIRL - Del Shannon (Big Top)
22  25  TOWN WITHOUT PITY - Gene Pitney (Musicor)
23  24  ROCK-A-HULA BABY / CAN’T HELP FALLING IN LOVE - Elvis Presley (RCA 
        Victor)
24  ??  IRRESISTIBLE YOU / MULTIPLICATION - Bobby Darin (Atco)
25  ??  ????
26   2  BIG BAD JOHN - Jimmy Dean (Columbia)
27   7  YOU’RE THE REASON - Bobby Edwards (Crest)
28  ??  ????
29  14  CRAZY - Patsy Cline (Decca)
30  19  GYPSY ROVER - The Highwaymen (United Artists)

41  33  IT’S TOO SOON TO KNOW - Etta James (Argo)
43  ??  IN THE MIDDLE OF A HEARTACHE - Wanda Jackson (Capitol)
44  37  PEPPERMINT TWIST (pt. 1) - Joey Dee & The Starliters (Roulette)
45  38  THE TWIST - Chubby Checker (Parkway)
47  40  WHEN I FALL IN LOVE - The Lettermen (Capitol)

  

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