WMGM Top 40 Survey

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

 

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