WMGM Top 40 Survey

For the Week of January 2, 1962

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  THE LION SLEEPS TONIGHT - The Tokens (RCA Victor)              7
 2   2  I KNOW (You Don’t Love Me No More) - Barbara George (A.F.O.)   5
 3   8  CAN’T HELP FALLING IN LOVE - Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)        5
 4  14  NORMAN - Sue Thompson (Hickory)                                4
 5   4  THE TWIST - Chubby Checker (Parkway)                          26
 6   5  PEPPERMINT TWIST - Joey Dee & The Starliters (Roulette)        8
 7  13  BABY IT’S YOU - The Shirelles (Scepter)                        4
 8   7  HAPPY BIRTHDAY, SWEET SIXTEEN - Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)       7
 9   3  RUN TO HIM - Bobby Vee (Liberty)                               8
10   9  THE WANDERER - Dion (Laurie)                                   5
11  12  UNCHAIN MY HEART - Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)                 5
12  10  WHEN I FALL IN LOVE - The Lettermen (Capitol)                  6
13  11  COTTON FIELDS - The Highwaymen (United Artists)                9
14  15  WHEN THE BOY IN YOUR HEART (Is The Boy In Your Arms) -
        Connie Francis (M-G-M)                                         6
15  17  TOWN WITHOUT PITY - Gene Pitney (Musicor)                      6
16  16  IF YOU GOTTA MAKE A FOOL OF SOMEBODY - James Ray (Caprice)     4
17  18  MARIA - Roger Williams (Kapp)                                  6
18  19  REVENGE - Brook Benton (Mercury)                               6
19  28  A LITTLE BITTY TEAR - Burl Ives (Decca)                        3
20   6  WALK ON BY - Leroy Van Dyke (Mercury)                          7
21  22  POCKETFUL OF MIRACLES - Frank Sinatra (Reprise)                3
22  26  IRRESISTIBLE YOU - Bobby Darin (Atco)                          3
23  23  THERE’S NO OTHER (Like My Baby) - The Crystals (Philles)       8
24  33  JAMBALAYA (On The Bayou) - Fats Domino (Imperial)              4
25  --  DEAR LADY TWIST - Gary (U.S.) Bonds (Legrand)                  1
26  27  FUNNY HOW TIME SLIPS AWAY - Jimmy Elledge (RCA Victor)         4
27  37  TURN ON YOUR LOVE LIGHT - Bobby Bland (Duke)                   2
28  21  PLEASE MR. POSTMAN - The Marvelettes (Tamla)                  14
29  29  I NEED SOME ONE - The Belmonts (Sabina)                        6
30  31  HEY! LITTLE GIRL - Del Shannon (Big Top)                       4
31  --  LETTER FULL OF TEARS - Gladys Knight & The Pips (Fury)         1
32  35  SHE’S EVERYTHING (I Wanted You To Be) - Ral Donner (Gone)      2
33  34  DREAMY EYES - Johnny Tillotson (Cadence)                       2
34  36  POOR FOOL - Ike & Tina Turner (Sue)                            3
35  --  IMAGINATION - The Quotations (Verve)                           1
36  --  DO-RE-MI - Lee Dorsey (Fury)                                   1
37  --  FLYING CIRCLE - Frank Slay & His Orchestra (Swan)              1
38  --  LET ME IN - The Sensations (Argo)                              1
39  38  LET’S TWIST AGAIN - Chubby Checker (Parkway)                  20
40  40  MOON RIVER - Jerry Butler (Vee-Jay)                           13

 

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