WMGM Top 40 Survey

For the Week of April 17, 1961

Courtesy of www.musicradio77.com

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

 

 

TW  LW                                                               WOC
 1   1  RUNAWAY - Del Shannon (Big Top)                                7
 2   3  (I Don’t Know Why) BUT I DO - Clarence Henry (Argo)            5
 3   4  DADDY’S HOME - Shep & The Limelites (Hull)                     4
 4   6  MOTHER-IN-LAW - Ernie K-Doe (Minit)                            5
 5   8  A HUNDRED POUNDS OF CLAY - Gene McDaniels (Liberty)            4
 6   7  TONIGHT I FELL IN LOVE - The Tokens (Warwick)                  3
 7   2  BLUE MOON - The Marcels (Colpix)                               8
 8   5  I’VE TOLD EVERY LITTLE STAR - Linda Scott (Canadian-American)  8
 9   9  BABY BLUE - The Echoes (Seg-way)                               8
10  23  SOME KIND OF WONDERFUL - The Drifters (Atlantic)               3
11  25  YOU CAN DEPEND ON ME - Brenda Lee (Decca)                      3
12  16  AFRICAN WALTZ - Johnny Dankworth & His Orchestra (Roulette)    3
13  13  TONIGHT MY LOVE, TONIGHT - Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)           5
14  18  ONE MINT JULEP - Ray Charles (Impulse!)                        4
15  19  GOOD GOODBY - The Bob Knight Four (Laurel)                     4
16  31  PORTRAIT OF MY LOVE - Steve Lawrence (United Artists)          2
17  21  FUNNY - Maxine Brown (Nomar)                                   4
18  17  THINK TWICE - Brook Benton (Mercury)                          10
19  26  TRUST IN ME - Etta James (Argo)                                4
20  14  ONCE UPON A TIME - Rochell & The Candles (Swingin’)            9
21  32  I’M IN THE MOOD FOR LOVE - The Chimes (Tag)                    3
22  12  GEE WHIZ (Look At His Eyes) - Carla Thomas (Atlantic)         10
23  40  WHERE I FELL IN LOVE - The Capris (Old Town)                   2
24  38  LIKE, LONG HAIR - Paul Revere & The Raiders (Gardena)          3
25  22  APACHE - Jorgen Ingmann & His Guitar (Atco)                   12
26  24  TAKE GOOD CARE OF HER - Adam Wade (Coed)                       2
27  10  DEDICATED TO THE ONE I LOVE - The Shirelles (Scepter)         10
28  36  SUCU SUCU - Ping-Pong (Kapp)                                   2
29  --  (Dance The) MESS AROUND - Chubby Checker (Parkway)             1
30  33  IN MY HEART - The Timetones (Times Square)                     3
31  39  PLEASE SAY YOU WANT ME - Little Anthony & The Imperials (End)  4
32  34  I WANT YOU - The Celebrities (Music Makers)                    2
33  --  MAMA SAID - The Shirelles (Scepter)                            1
34  20  DON’T WORRY - Marty Robbins (Columbia)                         8
35  11  PONY TIME - Chubby Checker (Parkway)                          13
36  --  BUMBLE BOOGIE - B. Bumble & The Stingers (Rendezvous)          1
37  --  THE CHARANGA - Merv Griffin (Carlton)                          2
38  --  BREAKIN’ IN A BRAND NEW BROKEN HEART - Connie Francis (M-G-M)  1
39  --  TO BE LOVED (Forever) - The Pentagons (Donna)                  1
40  --  GLORY OF LOVE - The Roommates (Valmor)                         1

 

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