WMGM Top 40 Survey

For the Week of June 12, 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   3  QUARTER TO THREE - U.S. Bonds (Legrand)                        4
 2   1  TRAVELIN’ MAN - Ricky Nelson (Imperial)                        8
 3   9  THE BOLL WEEVIL SONG - Brook Benton (Mercury)                  3
 4   6  STAND BY ME - Ben E. King (Atco)                               6
 5   7  HEART AND SOUL - The Cleftones (Gee)                           7
 6   4  THOSE OLDIES BUT GOODIES (Remind Me Of You) - Little Caesar
        & The Romans (Del-Fi)                                          5
 7   8  RUNNING SCARED - Roy Orbison (Monument)                        8
 8   2  BARBARA-ANN - The Regents (Gee)                                8
 9  12  RAINDROPS - Dee Clark (Vee-Jay)                                3
10   5  RAMA LAMA DING DONG - The Edsels (Twin)                        8
11  18  TOSSIN’ AND TURNIN’ - Bobby Lewis (Beltone)                    3
12  14  BETTER TELL HIM NO - The Starlets (PAM)                        5
13  25  TONIGHT (Could Be The Night) - The Velvets (Monument)          3
14  21  MOODY RIVER - Pat Boone (Dot)                                  4
15  15  LIFE IS BUT A DREAM - The Earls (Rome)                         4
16  16  YOU ALWAYS HURT THE ONE YOU LOVE - Clarence Henry (Argo)       5
17  20  TELL ME WHY - The Belmonts (Sabrina)                           4
18  23  THE GIRL’S A DEVIL - The Dukays (NAT)                          4
19  10  A HUNDRED POUNDS OF CLAY - Gene McDaniels (Liberty)           12
20  --  HATS OFF TO LARRY - Del Shannon (Big Top)                      1
21  34  BRING BACK YOUR HEART - The Del Vikings (ABC-Paramount)        3
22  38  YELLOW BIRD - The Arthur Lyman Group (Hi Fi)                   2
23  17  EVERY BEAT OF MY HEART - The Pips (Vee-Jay)                    6
24  29  TEMPTATION - The Everly Brothers (Warner Bros.)                2
25  13  MOTHER-IN-LAW - Ernie K-Doe (Minit)                           13
26  --  HOLD BACK THE TEARS - The Delacardos (United Artists)          1
27  30  THOSE OLDIES BUT GOODIES (Remind Me Of You) - Nino &
        The Ebb Tides (Madison)                                        3
28  22  I FEEL SO BAD - Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)                     4
29  19  DADDY’S HOME - Shep & The Limelites (Hull)                    12
30  --  NO, NO, NO - The Chanters (DeLuxe)                             1
31  11  MAMA SAID - The Shirelles (Scepter)                            9
32  --  THE WRITING ON THE WALL - Adam Wade (Coed)                     2
33  28  PORTRAIT OF MY LOVE - Steve Lawrence (United Artists)         10
34  40  DANCE ON LITTLE GIRL - Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)               2
35  31  TRIANGLE - Janie Grant (Caprice)                               3
36  32  GLORY OF LOVE - The Roommates (Valmor)                         9
37  24  HALFWAY TO PARADISE - Tony Orlando (Epic)                      8
38  33  THE BILBAO SONG - Andy Williams (Cadence)                      8
39  27  LITTLE DEVIL - Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)                        5
40  37  GOODNIGHT BABY - The Imaginations (Music Makers)               6

 

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