WMGM Top 40 Survey

For the Week of April 24, 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)                                8
 2   3  DADDY’S HOME - Shep & The Limelites (Hull)                     5
 3   2  (I Don’t Know Why) BUT I DO - Clarence Henry (Argo)            6
 4   4  MOTHER-IN-LAW - Ernie K-Doe (Minit)                            6
 5   5  A HUNDRED POUNDS OF CLAY - Gene McDaniels (Liberty)            5
 6   6  TONIGHT I FELL IN LOVE - The Tokens (Warwick)                  4
 7   8  I’VE TOLD EVERY LITTLE STAR - Linda Scott (Canadian-American)  9
 8   7  BLUE MOON - The Marcels (Colpix)                               9
 9  10  SOME KIND OF WONDERFUL - The Drifters (Atlantic)               4
10  11  YOU CAN DEPEND ON ME - Brenda Lee (Decca)                      4
11  16  PORTRAIT OF MY LOVE - Steve Lawrence (United Artists)          3
12  12  AFRICAN WALTZ - Johnny Dankworth & His Orchestra (Roulette)    4
13  33  MAMA SAID - The Shirelles (Scepter)                            2
14   9  BABY BLUE - The Echoes (Seg-way)                               9
15  13  TONIGHT MY LOVE, TONIGHT - Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)           6
16  15  GOOD GOODBY - The Bob Knight Four (Laurel)                     5
17  17  FUNNY - Maxine Brown (Nomar)                                   5
18  14  ONE MINT JULEP - Ray Charles (Impulse!)                        5
19  19  TRUST IN ME - Etta James (Argo)                                5
20  --  HALFWAY TO PARADISE - Tony Orlando (Epic)                      1
21  29  (Dance The) MESS AROUND - Chubby Checker (Parkway)             2
22  26  TAKE GOOD CARE OF HER - Adam Wade (Coed)                       3
23  40  GLORY OF LOVE - The Roommates (Valmor)                         2
24  --  RUNNING SCARED - Roy Orbison (Monument)                        1
25  --  RAMA LAMA DING DONG - The Edsels (Twin)                        1
26  24  LIKE, LONG HAIR - Paul Revere & The Raiders (Gardena)          4
27  27  DEDICATED TO THE ONE I LOVE - The Shirelles (Scepter)         11
28  39  TO BE LOVED (Forever) - The Pentagons (Donna)                  2
29  18  THINK TWICE - Brook Benton (Mercury)                          11
30  28  SUCU SUCU - Ping-Pong (Kapp)                                   3
31  21  I’M IN THE MOOD FOR LOVE - The Chimes (Tag)                    4
32  36  BUMBLE BOOGIE - B. Bumble & The Stingers (Rendezvous)          2
33  --  BUZZ BUZZ A-DIDDLE-IT - Freddy Cannon (Swan)                   1
34  30  IN MY HEART - The Timetones (Times Square)                     4
35  --  TRAVELIN’ MAN - Ricky Nelson (Imperial)                        1
36  --  BARBARA-ANN - The Regents (Gee)                                1
37  20  ONCE UPON A TIME - Rochell & The Candles (Swingin’)           10
38  37  THE CHARANGA - Merv Griffin (Carlton)                          3
39  --  THE BILBAO SONG - Andy Williams (Cadence)                      1
40  --  THIS WORLD WE LOVE IN (Il Cielo In Una Stanza) - Mina (Time)   2

 

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