WMGM Top 40 Survey

For the Week of January 2, 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)            7
 2   4  EXODUS - Ferrante & Teicher (United Artists)                   8
 3   2  ARE YOU LONESOME TO-NIGHT? - Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)        9
 4   6  ANGEL BABY - Rosie & The Originals (Highland)                  5
 5   7  SHOP AROUND - The Miracles (Tamla)                             5
 6   3  WONDERLAND BY NIGHT - Bert Kaempfert & His Orchestra (Decca)   7
 7   5  A THOUSAND STARS - Kathy Young with The Innocents (Indigo)     9
 8  12  RUBBER BALL - Bobby Vee (Liberty)                              4
 9  11  THERE’S A MOON OUT TONIGHT - The Capris (Old Town)             3
10   9  NORTH TO ALASKA - Johnny Horton (Columbia)                     9
11  13  ONCE IN AWHILE - The Chimes (Tag)                              5
12  15  SAILOR (Your Home Is The Sea) - Lolita (Kapp)                 10
13  18  I COUNT THE TEARS - The Drifters (Atlantic)                    4
14  21  CORINNA, CORINNA - Ray Peterson (Dunes)                        4
15  17  YOU’RE SIXTEEN - Johnny Burnette (Liberty)                     7
16  14  MANY TEARS AGO - Connie Francis (M-G-M)                        9
17   8  LAST DATE - Floyd Cramer (RCA Victor)                          8
18  16  CALCUTTA - Lawrence Welk & His Orchestra (Dot)                 3
19  10  STAY - Maurice Williams & The Zodiacs (Herald)                13
20  22  SWAY - Bobby Rydell (Cameo)                                    9
21  19  HE WILL BREAK YOUR HEART - Jerry Butler (Vee-Jay)             11
22  23  THE HOOCHI COOCHI COO - Hank Ballard & The Midnighters (King)  4
23  24  DANCE BY THE LIGHT OF THE MOON - The Olympics (Arvee)          3
24  25  BLUE TANGO - Bill Black’s Combo (Hi)                           6
25  30  CALENDAR GIRL - Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)                       2
26  20  POETRY IN MOTION - Johnny Tillotson (Cadence)                 12
27  --  THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN - Al Caiola & His Orchestra
        (United Artists)                                               1
28  32  FOOLS RUSH IN (Where Angels Fear To Tread) - Brook Benton
        (Mercury)                                                      7
29  28  LONELY TEENAGER - Dion (Laurie)                               12
30  34  ALL IN MY MIND - Maxine Brown (Nomar)                          2
31  31  THE HUCKLEBUCK - Chubby Checker (Parkway)                     13
32  27  MY GIRL JOSEPHINE - Fats Domino (Imperial)                     7
33  33  BABY OH BABY - The Shells (Johnson)                            2
34  29  NEW ORLEANS - U.S. Bonds (Legrand)                            14
35  35  PERFIDIA - The Ventures (Dolton)                              10
36  36  RUBY - Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)                             6
37  37  ALONE AT LAST - Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)                     11
38  --  GEE WHIZ - The Innocents (Indigo)                              1
39  --  SPANISH HARLEM - Ben E. King (Atco)                            1
40  --  (Ghost) RIDERS IN THE SKY - The Ramrods (Amy)                  1

 

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