WMGM Top 40 Survey

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

 

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