WMGM Top 40 Survey

For the Week of July 3, 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)                        7
 2   2  TRAVELIN’ MAN - Ricky Nelson (Imperial)                       11
 3   3  RAINDROPS - Dee Clark (Vee-Jay)                                6
 4   6  HATS OFF TO LARRY - Del Shannon (Big Top)                      4
 5   7  TOSSIN’ AND TURNIN’ - Bobby Lewis (Beltone)                    6
 6   4  THE BOLL WEEVIL SONG - Brook Benton (Mercury)                  6
 7   5  THOSE OLDIES BUT GOODIES (Remind Me Of You) - Little Caesar
        & The Romans (Del-Fi)                                          8
 8   9  TONIGHT (Could Be The Night) - The Velvets (Monument)          6
 9   8  YELLOW BIRD - The Arthur Lyman Group (Hi Fi)                   5
10  11  HEART AND SOUL - The Cleftones (Gee)                          10
11  10  STAND BY ME - Ben E. King (Atco)                               9
12  19  PRETTY LITTLE ANGEL EYES - Curtis Lee (Dunes)                  3
13  12  MOODY RIVER - Pat Boone (Dot)                                  7
14  24  LET’S TWIST AGAIN - Chubby Checker (Parkway)                   2
15  14  TELL ME WHY - The Belmonts (Sabrina)                           7
16  20  DUM DUM - Brenda Lee (Decca)                                   3
17  13  BETTER TELL HIM NO - The Starlets (PAM)                        8
18  18  THE GIRL’S A DEVIL - The Dukays (NAT)                          7
19  17  LIFE IS BUT A DREAM - The Earls (Rome)                         7
20  15  BARBARA-ANN - The Regents (Gee)                               11
21  30  PLEASE STAY - The Drifters (Atlantic)                          3
22  21  EVERY BEAT OF MY HEART - The Pips (Vee-Jay)                    9
23  16  RUNNING SCARED - Roy Orbison (Monument)                       11
24  27  TOGETHER - Connie Francis (M-G-M)                              2
25  23  TEMPTATION - The Everly Brothers (Warner Bros.)                5
26  31  SACRED - The Castells (Era)                                    2
27  26  THE WRITING ON THE WALL - Adam Wade (Coed)                     5
28  --  DON’T BET MONEY HONEY - Linda Scott (Canadian-American)        1
29  --  RUNAROUND - The Regents (Gee)                                  1
30  22  YOU ALWAYS HURT THE ONE YOU LOVE - Clarence Henry (Argo)       8
31  32  DANCE ON LITTLE GIRL - Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)               5
32  --  WHAT A SWEET THING THAT WAS - The Shirelles (Scepter)          1
33  --  NO, NO, NO - The Chanters (DeLuxe)                             3
34  38  SOLITAIRE - The Embers (Empress)                               2
35  --  GRANADA - Frank Sinatra (Reprise)                              1
36  29  NATURE BOY - Bobby Darin (Atco)                                3
37  --  I’M COMIN’ ON BACK TO YOU - Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)          1
38  --  BACK BEAT NO. 1 - The Rondels (Amy)                            1
39  33  I LIKE IT LIKE THAT (pt. 1) - Chris Kenner (Instant)           2
40  36  CUPID - Sam Cooke (RCA Victor)                                 2

 

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