WMGM Top 40 Survey

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

 

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