WMGM Top 40 Survey

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

 

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