WMGM Top 40 Survey

For the Week of August 28, 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)                      6
 2   2  MY TRUE STORY - The Jive Five (Beltone)                        4
 3   4  TAKE GOOD CARE OF MY BABY - Bobby Vee (Liberty)                4
 4   5  HURT - Timi Yuro (Liberty)                                     4
 5   9  DOES YOUR CHEWING GUM LOSE ITS FLAVOR (On The Bedpost
        Over Night) - Lonnie Donegan & His Skiffle Group (Dot)         5
 6   3  SCHOOL IS OUT - Gary (U.S.) Bonds (Legrand)                    7
 7  12  LAST NIGHT - The Mar-Keys (Satellite)                          6
 8   8  WHO PUT THE BOMP (In The Bomp, Bomp, Bomp) - Barry Mann
        (ABC-Paramount)                                                5
 9   6  WOODEN HEART - Joe Dowell (Smash)                              8
10  19  LOOK IN MY EYES - The Chantels (Carlton)                       4
11  15  BLESS YOU - Tony Orlando (Epic)                                5
12  13  SOLITAIRE - The Embers (Empress)                              10
13  29  WHEN WE GET MARRIED - The Dreamlovers (Heritage)               3
14  16  JUKE BOX SATURDAY NIGHT - Nino & The Ebb Tides (Madison)       4
15  32  ANNIVERSARY OF LOVE - The Caslons (Seeco)                      2
16  26  SONG OF THE NAIROBI TRIO - The Fortune Tellers (Music Makers)  7
17  --  MAGIC MOON (Clair De Lune) - The Rays (XYZ)                    2
18  --  CRYING - Roy Orbison (Monument)                                2
19  30  FOR SENTIMENTAL REASONS - The Cleftones (Gee)                  4
20  28  LOVER’S ISLAND - The Blue Jays (Milestone)                     2
21  36  EVERY BREATH I TAKE - Gene Pitney (Musicor)                    2
22  20  A THING OF THE PAST - The Shirelles (Scepter)                  7
23  10  WIZARD OF LOVE - The Ly-Dells (Master)                         8
24  --  (Marie’s The Name) HIS LATEST FLAME - Elvis Presley
        (RCA Victor)                                                   1
25  34  MORE MONEY FOR YOU AND ME - The Four Preps (Capitol)           3
26  14  I LIKE IT LIKE THAT (pt. 1) - Chris Kenner (Instant)          10
27  --  BAND OF GOLD - The Roommates (Valmor)                          3
28  31  I’LL NEVER SMILE AGAIN - The Platters (Mercury) /
        The Wanderers (Cub)                                            3
29  33  HUMAN - Tommy Hunt (Scepter)                                   3
30  --  YOU MUST HAVE BEEN A BEAUTIFUL BABY - Bobby Darin (Atco)       1
31  --  AS IF I DIDN’T KNOW - Adam Wade (Coed)                         1
32  11  LET’S TWIST AGAIN - Chubby Checker (Parkway)                  10
33   7  PRETTY LITTLE ANGEL EYES - Curtis Lee (Dunes)                 11
34  21  YOU DON’T KNOW WHAT YOU’VE GOT (Until You Lose It) -
        Ral Donner (Gone)                                              2
35  22  AMOR - Ben E. King (Atco)                                      4
36  --  DON’T GET AROUND MUCH ANYMORE - The Belmonts (Sabrina)         1
37  --  SIXTEEN TONS - Lou Monte (Reprise)                             1
38  24  NEVER ON SUNDAY - The Chordettes (Cadence)                     9
39  --  THE MOUNTAIN’S HIGH - Dick & DeeDee (Liberty)                  1
40  39  MISSING YOU - Ray Peterson (Dunes)                             4

 

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