WMGM Top 40 Survey

For the Week of April 3, 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)                                5
 2   2  BLUE MOON - The Marcels (Colpix)                               6
 3   6  I’VE TOLD EVERY LITTLE STAR - Linda Scott (Canadian-American)  6
 4  15  (I Don’t Know Why) BUT I DO - Clarence Henry (Argo)            3
 5   3  BABY BLUE - The Echoes (Seg-way)                               6
 6   4  GEE WHIZ (Look At His Eyes) - Carla Thomas (Atlantic)          8
 7   5  DEDICATED TO THE ONE I LOVE - The Shirelles (Scepter)          8
 8   8  ONCE UPON A TIME - Rochell & The Candles (Swingin’)            7
 9   9  PONY TIME - Chubby Checker (Parkway)                          11
10  21  DADDY’S HOME - Shep & The Limelites (Hull)                     2
11   7  PLEASE LOVE ME FOREVER - Cathy Jean & The Roommates (Valmor)  13
12  19  TONIGHT MY LOVE, TONIGHT - Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)           3
13  12  APACHE - Jorgen Ingmann & His Guitar (Atco)                   10
14  11  THINK TWICE - Brook Benton (Mercury)                           8
15  38  A HUNDRED POUNDS OF CLAY - Gene McDaniels (Liberty)            2
16  23  ONE MINT JULEP - Ray Charles (Impulse!)                        2
17  28  MOTHER-IN-LAW - Ernie K-Doe (Minit)                            3
18  18  I DON’T WANT TO CRY - Chuck Jackson (Wand)                     9
19  10  SURRENDER - Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)                         8
20  --  TONIGHT I FELL IN LOVE - The Tokens (Warwick)                  1
21  20  FUNNY - Maxine Brown (Nomar)                                   2
22  26  TRUST IN ME - Etta James (Argo)                                2
23  13  THE TOUCHABLES - Dickie Goodman (Mark-X)                       8
24  14  DON’T WORRY - Marty Robbins (Columbia)                         6
25  17  WALK RIGHT BACK - The Everly Brothers (Warner Bros.)           9
26  25  THE WATUSI - The Vibrations (Checker)                          6
27  22  PLEASE TELL ME WHY - Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)                 3
28  --  YOU CAN DEPEND ON ME - Brenda Lee (Decca)                      1
29  34  GOOD GOODBY - The Bob Knight Four (Laurel)                     2
30  --  I’M IN THE MOOD FOR LOVE - The Chimes (Tag)                    1
31  --  LIKE, LONG HAIR - Paul Revere & The Raiders (Gardena)          1
32  16  WHERE THE BOYS ARE - Connie Francis (M-G-M)                   13
33  27  WHEELS - The String-A-Longs (Warwick)                         13
34  40  THE SECOND TIME AROUND - Frank Sinatra (Reprise)               3
35  --  IN MY HEART - The Timetones (Times Square)                     1
36  --  SOME KIND OF WONDERFUL - The Drifters (Atlantic)               1
37  32  PLEASE SAY YOU WANT ME - Little Anthony & The Imperials (End)  2
38  --  AFRICAN WALTZ - Johnny Dankworth & His Orchestra (Roulette)    1
39  31  BYE BYE BABY - Mary Wells (Motown)                             5
40  39  PONY EXPRESS - Danny & The Juniors (Swan)                      4

 

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