WMGM Top 40 Survey

For the Week of August 14, 1961

Courtesy of www.musicradio77.com

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

 

 

LW  LW                                                               WOC
 1   2  MICHAEL - The Highwaymen (United Artists)                      4
 2   3  SCHOOL IS OUT - Gary (U.S.) Bonds (Legrand)                    5
 3   1  PRETTY LITTLE ANGEL EYES - Curtis Lee (Dunes)                  9
 4  10  LET’S TWIST AGAIN - Chubby Checker (Parkway)                   8
 5  11  MY TRUE STORY - The Jive Five (Beltone)                        2
 6  29  HURT - Timi Yuro (Liberty)                                     2
 7   9  LAST NIGHT - The Mar-Keys (Satellite)                          4
 8   5  I LIKE IT LIKE THAT (pt. 1) - Chris Kenner (Instant)           8
 9  39  TAKE GOOD CARE OF MY BABY - Bobby Vee (Liberty)                2
10   7  SOLITAIRE - The Embers (Empress)                               8
11   4  WIZARD OF LOVE - The Ly-Dells (Master)                         6
12   6  DON’T BET MONEY HONEY - Linda Scott (Canadian-American)        7
13  25  DOES YOUR CHEWING GUM LOSE ITS FLAVOR (On The Bedpost
        Over Night) - Lonnie Donegan & His Skiffle Group (Dot)         3
14  18  WHO PUT THE BOMP (In The Bomp, Bomp, Bomp) - Barry Mann
        (ABC-Paramount)                                                3
15  15  WOODEN HEART - Joe Dowell (Smash)                              6
16  17  BLESS YOU - Tony Orlando (Epic)                                3
17  12  A THING OF THE PAST - The Shirelles (Scepter)                  5
18  23  JUKE BOX SATURDAY NIGHT - Nino & The Ebb Tides (Madison)       2
19  16  SONG OF THE NAIROBI TRIO - The Fortune Tellers (Music Makers)  5
20  13  WHAT A SWEET THING THAT WAS - The Shirelles (Scepter)          7
21  14  TOSSIN’ AND TURNIN’ - Bobby Lewis (Beltone)                   12
22   8  QUARTER TO THREE - U.S. Bonds (Legrand)                       13
23  27  LOOK IN MY EYES - The Chantels (Carlton)                       2
24  31  HEART AND SOUL - Jan & Dean (Challenge)                        3
25  --  CRYING - Roy Orbison (Monument)                                1
26  36  NEVER ON SUNDAY - The Chordettes (Cadence)                     7
27  --  MORE MONEY FOR YOU AND ME - The Four Preps (Capitol)           1
28  40  MISSING YOU - Ray Peterson (Dunes)                             2
29  32  FOR SENTIMENTAL REASONS - The Cleftones (Gee)                  2
30  24  BACK BEAT NO. 1 - The Rondels (Amy)                            6
31  --  THE CHARLESTON - The Ernie Fields Orchestra (Rendezvous)       1
32  38  AMOR - Ben E. King (Atco)                                      2
33  19  TOGETHER - Connie Francis (M-G-M)                              8
34  40  BAND OF GOLD - The Roommates (Valmor)                          2
35  --  HUMAN - Tommy Hunt (Scepter)                                   1
36  --  I WAKE UP CRYING - Chuck Jackson (Wand)                        1
37  21  SACRED - The Castells (Era)                                    8
38  --  MAGIC MOON (Clair De Lune) - The Rays (XYZ)                    1
39  22  RUNAROUND - The Regents (Gee)                                  7
40  --  I’LL NEVER SMILE AGAIN - The Platters (Mercury) /
        The Wanderers (Cub)                                            1

 

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