WMGM Top 40 Survey

For the Week of July 10, 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  QUARTER TO THREE - U.S. Bonds (Legrand)                        8
 2   3  RAINDROPS - Dee Clark (Vee-Jay)                                7
 3   4  HATS OFF TO LARRY - Del Shannon (Big Top)                      5
 4   5  TOSSIN’ AND TURNIN’ - Bobby Lewis (Beltone)                    7
 5   6  THE BOLL WEEVIL SONG - Brook Benton (Mercury)                  7
 6   2  TRAVELIN’ MAN - Ricky Nelson (Imperial)                       12
 7  14  LET’S TWIST AGAIN - Chubby Checker (Parkway)                   3
 8  12  PRETTY LITTLE ANGEL EYES - Curtis Lee (Dunes)                  4
 9   9  YELLOW BIRD - The Arthur Lyman Group (Hi Fi)                   6
10   8  TONIGHT (Could Be The Night) - The Velvets (Monument)          7
11   7  THOSE OLDIES BUT GOODIES (Remind Me Of You) - Little Caesar
        & The Romans (Del-Fi)                                          9
12  39  I LIKE IT LIKE THAT (pt. 1) - Chris Kenner (Instant)           3
13  16  DUM DUM - Brenda Lee (Decca)                                   4
14  10  HEART AND SOUL - The Cleftones (Gee)                          11
15  13  MOODY RIVER - Pat Boone (Dot)                                  8
16  24  TOGETHER - Connie Francis (M-G-M)                              3
17  15  TELL ME WHY - The Belmonts (Sabrina)                           8
18  40  CUPID - Sam Cooke (RCA Victor)                                 3
19  29  RUNAROUND - The Regents (Gee)                                  2
20  26  SACRED - The Castells (Era)                                    3
21  11  STAND BY ME - Ben E. King (Atco)                              10
22  32  WHAT A SWEET THING THAT WAS - The Shirelles (Scepter)          2
23  21  PLEASE STAY - The Drifters (Atlantic)                          4
24  28  DON’T BET MONEY HONEY - Linda Scott (Canadian-American)        2
25  34  SOLITAIRE - The Embers (Empress)                               3
26  22  EVERY BEAT OF MY HEART - The Pips (Vee-Jay)                   10
27  --  WOODEN HEART - Joe Dowell (Smash)                              1
28  19  LIFE IS BUT A DREAM - The Earls (Rome)                         8
29  36  NATURE BOY - Bobby Darin (Atco)                                4
30  --  NEVER ON SUNDAY - The Chordettes (Cadence)                     2
31  18  THE GIRL’S A DEVIL - The Dukays (NAT)                          8
32  --  A THING OF THE PAST - The Shirelles (Scepter)                  1
33  27  THE WRITING ON THE WALL - Adam Wade (Coed)                     6
34  17  BETTER TELL HIM NO - The Starlets (PAM)                        9
35  30  YOU ALWAYS HURT THE ONE YOU LOVE - Clarence Henry (Argo)       9
36  --  YOU CAN’T SIT DOWN (pt. 2) - The Philip Upchurch Combo (Boyd)  1
37  --  WIZARD OF LOVE - The Ly-Dells (Master)                         1
38  25  TEMPTATION - The Everly Brothers (Warner Bros.)                6
39  --  EXODUS - Eddie Harris (Vee-Jay)                                2
40  31  DANCE ON LITTLE GIRL - Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)               6

 

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