WMGM Top 40 Survey

For the Week of January 16, 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  WILL YOU LOVE ME TOMORROW - The Shirelles (Scepter)            9
 2   2  EXODUS - Ferrante & Teicher (United Artists)                  10
 3   3  SHOP AROUND - The Miracles (Tamla)                             7
 4   4  ANGEL BABY - Rosie & The Originals (Highland)                  7
 5   5  THERE’S A MOON OUT TONIGHT - The Capris (Old Town)             5
 6  11  ONCE IN AWHILE - The Chimes (Tag)                              7
 7   9  CALCUTTA - Lawrence Welk & His Orchestra (Dot)                 5
 8   7  RUBBER BALL - Bobby Vee (Liberty)                              6
 9  12  I COUNT THE TEARS - The Drifters (Atlantic)                    6
10   6  WONDERLAND BY NIGHT - Bert Kaempfert & His Orchestra (Decca)   9
11  13  CALENDAR GIRL - Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)                       4
12  14  CORINNA, CORINNA - Ray Peterson (Dunes)                        6
13   8  ARE YOU LONESOME TO-NIGHT? - Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)       11
14  15  NORTH TO ALASKA - Johnny Horton (Columbia)                    11
15  16  THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN - Al Caiola & His Orchestra
        (United Artists)                                               3
16  23  SPANISH HARLEM - Ben E. King (Atco)                            3
17  27  BABY OH BABY - The Shells (Johnson)                            4
18  24  ALL IN MY MIND - Maxine Brown (Nomar)                          4
19  10  A THOUSAND STARS - Kathy Young with The Innocents (Indigo)    11
20  20  DANCE BY THE LIGHT OF THE MOON - The Olympics (Arvee)          5
21  18  THE HOOCHI COOCHI COO - Hank Ballard & The Midnighters (King)  6
22  31  EMOTIONS - Brenda Lee (Decca)                                  2
23  34  PLEASE LOVE ME FOREVER - Cathy Jean & The Roommates (Valmor)   2
24  19  YOU’RE SIXTEEN - Johnny Burnette (Liberty)                     9
25  17  SAILOR (Your Home Is The Sea) - Lolita (Kapp)                 12
26  29  (Ghost) RIDERS IN THE SKY - The Ramrods (Amy)                  3
27  --  MY EMPTY ARMS - Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)                      1
28  37  BABY SITTIN’ BOOGIE - Buzz Clifford (Columbia)                 2
29  --  YOU CAN HAVE HER - Roy Hamilton (Epic)                         1
30  40  WHERE THE BOYS ARE - Connie Francis (M-G-M)                    2
31  35  WHEELS - The String-A-Longs (Warwick)                          2
32  --  UTOPIA - Frank Gari (Crusade)                                  1
33  21  MANY TEARS AGO - Connie Francis (M-G-M)                       11
34  28  GEE WHIZ - The Innocents (Indigo)                              3
35  25  I’M HURTIN’ - Roy Orbison (Monument)                           2
36  --  AT LAST - Etta James (Argo)                                    1
37  36  PEPE - Duane Eddy & The Rebels (Jamie)                         2
38  --  THE STORY OF MY LOVE - Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)               1
39  26  BLUE TANGO - Bill Black’s Combo (Hi)                           8
40  22  LAST DATE - Floyd Cramer (RCA Victor)                         10

 

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