WMGM Top 40 Survey

For the Week of July 31, 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  PRETTY LITTLE ANGEL EYES - Curtis Lee (Dunes)                  7
 2   8  DON’T BET MONEY HONEY - Linda Scott (Canadian-American)        5
 3   3  TOSSIN’ AND TURNIN’ - Bobby Lewis (Beltone)                   10
 4   4  I LIKE IT LIKE THAT (pt. 1) - Chris Kenner (Instant)           6
 5  11  SCHOOL IS OUT - Gary (U.S.) Bonds (Legrand)                    3
 6  35  MICHAEL - The Highwaymen (United Artists)                      2
 7   2  QUARTER TO THREE - U.S. Bonds (Legrand)                       11
 8   7  TOGETHER - Connie Francis (M-G-M)                              6
 9   5  LET’S TWIST AGAIN - Chubby Checker (Parkway)                   6
10  17  SOLITAIRE - The Embers (Empress)                               6
11  20  WIZARD OF LOVE - The Ly-Dells (Master)                         4
12   6  HATS OFF TO LARRY - Del Shannon (Big Top)                      8
13  10  WHAT A SWEET THING THAT WAS - The Shirelles (Scepter)          5
14  29  LAST NIGHT - The Mar-Keys (Satellite)                          2
15  13  DUM DUM - Brenda Lee (Decca)                                   7
16  12  RUNAROUND - The Regents (Gee)                                  5
17  25  A THING OF THE PAST - The Shirelles (Scepter)                  3
18  21  WOODEN HEART - Joe Dowell (Smash)                              4
19  18  SACRED - The Castells (Era)                                    6
20  15  TRAVELIN’ MAN - Ricky Nelson (Imperial)                       15
21   9  YELLOW BIRD - The Arthur Lyman Group (Hi Fi)                   9
22  24  NEVER ON SUNDAY - The Chordettes (Cadence)                     5
23  37  MY KIND OF GIRL - Matt Monro (Warwick)                         3
24  22  THE FISH - Bobby Rydell (Cameo)                                3
25  28  BACK BEAT NO. 1 - The Rondels (Amy)                            4
26  --  PRINCESS - Frank Gari (Crusade)                                1
27  19  RAINDROPS - Dee Clark (Vee-Jay)                               10
28  23  CUPID - Sam Cooke (RCA Victor)                                 6
29  26  SONG OF THE NAIROBI TRIO - The Fortune Tellers (Music Makers)  3
30  --  HEART AND SOUL - Jan & Dean (Challenge)                        1
31  --  WHO PUT THE BOMP (In The Bomp, Bomp, Bomp) - Barry Mann
        (ABC-Paramount)                                                1
32  30  DEDICATED (To The Songs I Love) - The 3 Friends (Imperial)     3
33  --  BLESS YOU - Tony Orlando (Epic)                                1
34  --  MUSIC, MUSIC, MUSIC - The Sensations (Argo)                    1
35  27  PLEASE STAY - The Drifters (Atlantic)                          7
36  16  TONIGHT (Could Be The Night) - The Velvets (Monument)         10
37  --  DOES YOUR CHEWING GUM LOSE ITS FLAVOR (On The Bedpost
        Over Night) - Lonnie Donegan & His Skiffle Group (Dot)         1
38  31  YO-YO GIRL - The Portraits (RCA Victor)                        2
39  --  I’LL BE THERE - Damita Jo (Mercury)                            1
40  36  I’M GONNA KNOCK ON YOUR DOOR - Eddie Hodges (Cadence)          3

 

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