WMGM Top 40 Survey

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

 

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