WMGM Top 40 Survey

For the Week of June 26, 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)                        6
 2   2  TRAVELIN’ MAN - Ricky Nelson (Imperial)                       10
 3   6  RAINDROPS - Dee Clark (Vee-Jay)                                5
 4   3  THE BOLL WEEVIL SONG - Brook Benton (Mercury)                  5
 5   7  THOSE OLDIES BUT GOODIES (Remind Me Of You) - Little Caesar
        & The Romans (Del-Fi)                                          7
 6  12  HATS OFF TO LARRY - Del Shannon (Big Top)                      3
 7   9  TOSSIN’ AND TURNIN’ - Bobby Lewis (Beltone)                    5
 8  15  YELLOW BIRD - The Arthur Lyman Group (Hi Fi)                   4
 9  10  TONIGHT (Could Be The Night) - The Velvets (Monument)          5
10   5  STAND BY ME - Ben E. King (Atco)                               8
11   4  HEART AND SOUL - The Cleftones (Gee)                           9
12  13  MOODY RIVER - Pat Boone (Dot)                                  6
13  21  BETTER TELL HIM NO - The Starlets (PAM)                        7
14  16  TELL ME WHY - The Belmonts (Sabrina)                           6
15   8  BARBARA-ANN - The Regents (Gee)                               10
16  11  RUNNING SCARED - Roy Orbison (Monument)                       10
17  14  LIFE IS BUT A DREAM - The Earls (Rome)                         6
18  24  THE GIRL’S A DEVIL - The Dukays (NAT)                          6
19  40  PRETTY LITTLE ANGEL EYES - Curtis Lee (Dunes)                  2
20  37  DUM DUM - Brenda Lee (Decca)                                   2
21  20  EVERY BEAT OF MY HEART - The Pips (Vee-Jay)                    8
22  18  YOU ALWAYS HURT THE ONE YOU LOVE - Clarence Henry (Argo)       7
23  19  TEMPTATION - The Everly Brothers (Warner Bros.)                4
24  --  LET’S TWIST AGAIN - Chubby Checker (Parkway)                   1
25  17  THOSE OLDIES BUT GOODIES (Remind Me Of You) - Nino &
        The Ebb Tides (Madison)                                        5
26  31  THE WRITING ON THE WALL - Adam Wade (Coed)                     4
27  --  TOGETHER - Connie Francis (M-G-M)                              1
28  23  BRING BACK YOUR HEART - The Del Vikings (ABC-Paramount)        5
29  27  NATURE BOY - Bobby Darin (Atco)                                2
30  40  PLEASE STAY - The Drifters (Atlantic)                          2
31  --  SACRED - The Castells (Era)                                    1
32  29  DANCE ON LITTLE GIRL - Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)               4
33  --  I LIKE IT LIKE THAT (pt. 1) - Chris Kenner (Instant)           1
34  36  HOLD BACK THE TEARS - The Delacardos (United Artists)          3
35  28  TRIANGLE - Janie Grant (Caprice)                               5
36  --  CUPID - Sam Cooke (RCA Victor)                                 1
37  22  RAMA LAMA DING DONG - The Edsels (Twin)                       10
38  --  SOLITAIRE - The Embers (Empress)                               1
39  --  NEVER ON SUNDAY - The Chordettes (Cadence)                     1
40  --  EXODUS - Eddie Harris (Vee-Jay)                                1

 

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