WMGM Top 40 Survey

For the Week of August 21, 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  MICHAEL - The Highwaymen (United Artists)                      5
 2   5  MY TRUE STORY - The Jive Five (Beltone)                        3
 3   2  SCHOOL IS OUT - Gary (U.S.) Bonds (Legrand)                    6
 4   9  TAKE GOOD CARE OF MY BABY - Bobby Vee (Liberty)                3
 5   6  HURT - Timi Yuro (Liberty)                                     3
 6  15  WOODEN HEART - Joe Dowell (Smash)                              7
 7   3  PRETTY LITTLE ANGEL EYES - Curtis Lee (Dunes)                 10
 8  14  WHO PUT THE BOMP (In The Bomp, Bomp, Bomp) - Barry Mann
        (ABC-Paramount)                                                4
 9  13  DOES YOUR CHEWING GUM LOSE ITS FLAVOR (On The Bedpost
        Over Night) - Lonnie Donegan & His Skiffle Group (Dot)         4
10  11  WIZARD OF LOVE - The Ly-Dells (Master)                         7
11   4  LET’S TWIST AGAIN - Chubby Checker (Parkway)                   9
12   7  LAST NIGHT - The Mar-Keys (Satellite)                          5
13  10  SOLITAIRE - The Embers (Empress)                               9
14   8  I LIKE IT LIKE THAT (pt. 1) - Chris Kenner (Instant)           9
15  16  BLESS YOU - Tony Orlando (Epic)                                4
16  18  JUKE BOX SATURDAY NIGHT - Nino & The Ebb Tides (Madison)       3
17  21  TOSSIN’ AND TURNIN’ - Bobby Lewis (Beltone)                   13
18  12  DON’T BET MONEY HONEY - Linda Scott (Canadian-American)        8
19  23  LOOK IN MY EYES - The Chantels (Carlton)                       3
20 17/20  A THING OF THE PAST / WHAT A SWEET THING THAT WAS -
        The Shirelles (Scepter)                                       6/8
21  --  YOU DON’T KNOW WHAT YOU’VE GOT (Until You Lose It) -
        Ral Donner (Gone)                                              1
22  32  AMOR - Ben E. King (Atco)                                      3
23  --  LET THE FOUR WINDS BLOW - Fats Domino (Imperial)               1
24  26  NEVER ON SUNDAY - The Chordettes (Cadence)                     8
25  22  QUARTER TO THREE - U.S. Bonds (Legrand)                       14
26  19  SONG OF THE NAIROBI TRIO - The Fortune Tellers (Music Makers)  6
27  33  TOGETHER - Connie Francis (M-G-M)                              9
28  --  LOVER’S ISLAND - The Blue Jays (Milestone)                     1
29  --  WHEN WE GET MARRIED - The Dreamlovers (Heritage)               2
30  29  FOR SENTIMENTAL REASONS - The Cleftones (Gee)                  3
31  40  I’LL NEVER SMILE AGAIN - The Platters (Mercury) /
        The Wanderers (Cub)                                            2
32  --  ANNIVERSARY OF LOVE - The Caslons (Seeco)                      1
33  35  HUMAN - Tommy Hunt (Scepter)                                   2
34  27  MORE MONEY FOR YOU AND ME - The Four Preps (Capitol)           2
35  --  NAG - The Halos (7 Arts)                                       1
36  --  EVERY BREATH I TAKE - Gene Pitney (Musicor)                    1
37  36  I WAKE UP CRYING - Chuck Jackson (Wand)                        2
38  --  YELLOW BIRD - The Arthur Lyman Group (Hi Fi)                  11
39  28  MISSING YOU - Ray Peterson (Dunes)                             3
40  --  A LITTLE BIT OF SOAP - The Jarmels (Laurie)                    1

 

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