WMGM Top 40 Survey

For the Week of August 7, 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  PRETTY LITTLE ANGEL EYES - Curtis Lee (Dunes)                  8
 2   6  MICHAEL - The Highwaymen (United Artists)                      3
 3   5  SCHOOL IS OUT - Gary (U.S.) Bonds (Legrand)                    4
 4  11  WIZARD OF LOVE - The Ly-Dells (Master)                         5
 5   4  I LIKE IT LIKE THAT (pt. 1) - Chris Kenner (Instant)           7
 6   2  DON’T BET MONEY HONEY - Linda Scott (Canadian-American)        6
 7  10  SOLITAIRE - The Embers (Empress)                               7
 8   7  QUARTER TO THREE - U.S. Bonds (Legrand)                       12
 9  14  LAST NIGHT - The Mar-Keys (Satellite)                          3
10   9  LET’S TWIST AGAIN - Chubby Checker (Parkway)                   7
11  --  MY TRUE STORY - The Jive Five (Beltone)                        1
12  17  A THING OF THE PAST - The Shirelles (Scepter)                  4
13  13  WHAT A SWEET THING THAT WAS - The Shirelles (Scepter)          6
14   3  TOSSIN’ AND TURNIN’ - Bobby Lewis (Beltone)                   11
15  18  WOODEN HEART - Joe Dowell (Smash)                              5
16  29  SONG OF THE NAIROBI TRIO - The Fortune Tellers (Music Makers)  4
17  33  BLESS YOU - Tony Orlando (Epic)                                2
18  31  WHO PUT THE BOMP (In The Bomp, Bomp, Bomp) - Barry Mann
        (ABC-Paramount)                                                2
19   8  TOGETHER - Connie Francis (M-G-M)                              7
20  15  DUM DUM - Brenda Lee (Decca)                                   8
21  19  SACRED - The Castells (Era)                                    7
22  16  RUNAROUND - The Regents (Gee)                                  6
23  --  JUKE BOX SATURDAY NIGHT - Nino & The Ebb Tides (Madison)       1
24  25  BACK BEAT NO. 1 - The Rondels (Amy)                            5
25  37  DOES YOUR CHEWING GUM LOSE ITS FLAVOR (On The Bedpost
        Over Night) - Lonnie Donegan & His Skiffle Group (Dot)         2
26  21  YELLOW BIRD - The Arthur Lyman Group (Hi Fi)                  10
27  --  LOOK IN MY EYES - The Chantels (Carlton)                       1
28  12  HATS OFF TO LARRY - Del Shannon (Big Top)                      9
29  --  HURT - Timi Yuro (Liberty)                                     1
30  24  THE FISH - Bobby Rydell (Cameo)                                4
31  30  HEART AND SOUL - Jan & Dean (Challenge)                        2
32  --  FOR SENTIMENTAL REASONS - The Cleftones (Gee)                  1
33  20  TRAVELIN’ MAN - Ricky Nelson (Imperial)                       16
34  --  WHEN WE GET MARRIED - The Dreamlovers (Heritage)               1
35  --  THAT’S WHAT GIRLS ARE MADE FOR - The Spinners (Tri-Phi)        1
36  22  NEVER ON SUNDAY - The Chordettes (Cadence)                     6
37  35  PLEASE STAY - The Drifters (Atlantic)                          8
38  --  AMOR - Ben E. King (Atco)                                      1
39  --  TAKE GOOD CARE OF MY BABY - Bobby Vee (Liberty)                1
40  --  BAND OF GOLD - The Roommates (Valmor)                          1
40  --  MISSING YOU - Ray Peterson (Dunes)                             1

 

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