WMGM Top 40 Survey

For the Week of January 23, 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)           10
 2   5  THERE’S A MOON OUT TONIGHT - The Capris (Old Town)             6
 3   3  SHOP AROUND - The Miracles (Tamla)                             8
 4   2  EXODUS - Ferrante & Teicher (United Artists)                  11
 5   7  CALCUTTA - Lawrence Welk & His Orchestra (Dot)                 6
 6   4  ANGEL BABY - Rosie & The Originals (Highland)                  8
 7   6  ONCE IN AWHILE - The Chimes (Tag)                              8
 8  11  CALENDAR GIRL - Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)                       5
 9   9  I COUNT THE TEARS - The Drifters (Atlantic)                    7
10  16  SPANISH HARLEM - Ben E. King (Atco)                            4
11   8  RUBBER BALL - Bobby Vee (Liberty)                              7
12  10  WONDERLAND BY NIGHT - Bert Kaempfert & His Orchestra (Decca)  10
13  12  CORINNA, CORINNA - Ray Peterson (Dunes)                        7
14  18  ALL IN MY MIND - Maxine Brown (Nomar)                          5
15  22  EMOTIONS - Brenda Lee (Decca)                                  3
16  15  THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN - Al Caiola & His Orchestra
        (United Artists)                                               4
17  17  BABY OH BABY - The Shells (Johnson)                            5
18  31  WHEELS - The String-A-Longs (Warwick)                          3
19  28  BABY SITTIN’ BOOGIE - Buzz Clifford (Columbia)                 3
20  30  WHERE THE BOYS ARE - Connie Francis (M-G-M)                    3
21  14  NORTH TO ALASKA - Johnny Horton (Columbia)                    12
22  23  PLEASE LOVE ME FOREVER - Cathy Jean & The Roommates (Valmor)   3
23  13  ARE YOU LONESOME TO-NIGHT? - Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)       12
24  19  A THOUSAND STARS - Kathy Young with The Innocents (Indigo)    12
25  20  DANCE BY THE LIGHT OF THE MOON - The Olympics (Arvee)          6
26  21  THE HOOCHI COOCHI COO - Hank Ballard & The Midnighters (King)  7
27  27  MY EMPTY ARMS - Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)                      2
28  34  GEE WHIZ - The Innocents (Indigo)                              4
29  29  YOU CAN HAVE HER - Roy Hamilton (Epic)                         2
30  37  PEPE - Duane Eddy & The Rebels (Jamie)                         3
31  --  PONY TIME - Chubby Checker (Parkway)                           1
32  24  YOU’RE SIXTEEN - Johnny Burnette (Liberty)                    10
33  26  (Ghost) RIDERS IN THE SKY - The Ramrods (Amy)                  4
34  --  GOOD TIME BABY - Bobby Rydell (Cameo)                          1
35  38  THE STORY OF MY LOVE - Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)               2
36  35  I’M HURTIN’ - Roy Orbison (Monument)                           3
37  --  THERE SHE GOES - Jerry Wallace (Challenge)                     1
38  36  AT LAST - Etta James (Argo)                                    2
39  --  WINGS OF A DOVE - Ferlin Husky (Capitol)                       1
40  --  IF I DIDN’T CARE - The Platters (Mercury)                      1

 

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