WMGM Top 40 Survey

For the Week of July 17, 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)                        9
 2   4  TOSSIN’ AND TURNIN’ - Bobby Lewis (Beltone)                    8
 3   3  HATS OFF TO LARRY - Del Shannon (Big Top)                      6
 4   8  PRETTY LITTLE ANGEL EYES - Curtis Lee (Dunes)                  5
 5   7  LET’S TWIST AGAIN - Chubby Checker (Parkway)                   4
 6   5  THE BOLL WEEVIL SONG - Brook Benton (Mercury)                  8
 7  12  I LIKE IT LIKE THAT (pt. 1) - Chris Kenner (Instant)           4
 8   2  RAINDROPS - Dee Clark (Vee-Jay)                                8
 9   9  YELLOW BIRD - The Arthur Lyman Group (Hi Fi)                   7
10   6  TRAVELIN’ MAN - Ricky Nelson (Imperial)                       13
11  16  TOGETHER - Connie Francis (M-G-M)                              4
12  10  TONIGHT (Could Be The Night) - The Velvets (Monument)          8
13  13  DUM DUM - Brenda Lee (Decca)                                   5
14  15  MOODY RIVER - Pat Boone (Dot)                                  9
15  19  RUNAROUND - The Regents (Gee)                                  3
16  20  SACRED - The Castells (Era)                                    4
17  24  DON’T BET MONEY HONEY - Linda Scott (Canadian-American)        3
18  22  WHAT A SWEET THING THAT WAS - The Shirelles (Scepter)          3
19  37  WIZARD OF LOVE - The Ly-Dells (Master)                         2
20  11  THOSE OLDIES BUT GOODIES (Remind Me Of You) - Little Caesar
        & The Romans (Del-Fi)                                         10
21  30  NEVER ON SUNDAY - The Chordettes (Cadence)                     3
22  18  CUPID - Sam Cooke (RCA Victor)                                 4
23  27  WOODEN HEART - Joe Dowell (Smash)                              2
24  17  TELL ME WHY - The Belmonts (Sabrina)                           9
25  25  SOLITAIRE - The Embers (Empress)                               4
26  23  PLEASE STAY - The Drifters (Atlantic)                          5
27  --  SCHOOL IS OUT - Gary (U.S.) Bonds (Legrand)                    1
28  --  BACK BEAT NO. 1 - The Rondels (Amy)                            2
29  14  HEART AND SOUL - The Cleftones (Gee)                          12
30  26  EVERY BEAT OF MY HEART - The Pips (Vee-Jay)                   11
31  --  THE FISH - Bobby Rydell (Cameo)                                1
32  21  STAND BY ME - Ben E. King (Atco)                              11
33  39  EXODUS - Eddie Harris (Vee-Jay)                                3
34  --  MY KIND OF GIRL - Matt Monro (Warwick)                         1
35  --  SONG OF THE NAIROBI TRIO - The Fortune Tellers (Music Makers)  1
36  28  LIFE IS BUT A DREAM - The Earls (Rome)                         9
37  --  DEDICATED (To The Songs I Love) - The 3 Friends (Imperial)     1
38  --  TIME - Jerry Jackson (Kapp)                                    1
39  36  YOU CAN’T SIT DOWN (pt. 2) - The Philip Upchurch Combo (Boyd)  2
40  --  I’M GONNA KNOCK ON YOUR DOOR - Eddie Hodges (Cadence)          1

 

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