WMGM Top 40 Survey

For the Week of March 27, 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   2  RUNAWAY - Del Shannon (Big Top)                                4
 2   1  BLUE MOON - The Marcels (Colpix)                               5
 3   6  BABY BLUE - The Echoes (Seg-way)                               5
 4   3  GEE WHIZ (Look At His Eyes) - Carla Thomas (Atlantic)          7
 5   4  DEDICATED TO THE ONE I LOVE - The Shirelles (Scepter)          7
 6   8  I’VE TOLD EVERY LITTLE STAR - Linda Scott (Canadian-American)  5
 7   5  PLEASE LOVE ME FOREVER - Cathy Jean & The Roommates (Valmor)  12
 8   9  ONCE UPON A TIME - Rochell & The Candles (Swingin’)            6
 9   7  PONY TIME - Chubby Checker (Parkway)                          10
10  10  SURRENDER - Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)                         7
11  14  THINK TWICE - Brook Benton (Mercury)                           7
12  13  APACHE - Jorgen Ingmann & His Guitar (Atco)                    9
13  11  THE TOUCHABLES - Dickie Goodman (Mark-X)                       7
14  18  DON’T WORRY - Marty Robbins (Columbia)                         5
15  35  (I Don’t Know Why) BUT I DO - Clarence Henry (Argo)            2
16  16  WHERE THE BOYS ARE - Connie Francis (M-G-M)                   12
17  15  WALK RIGHT BACK - The Everly Brothers (Warner Bros.)           8
18  17  I DON’T WANT TO CRY - Chuck Jackson (Wand)                     8
19  28  TONIGHT MY LOVE, TONIGHT - Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)           2
20  --  FUNNY - Maxine Brown (Nomar)                                   1
21  --  DADDY’S HOME - Shep & The Limelites (Hull)                     1
22  39  PLEASE TELL ME WHY - Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)                 2
23  --  ONE MINT JULEP - Ray Charles (Impulse!)                        1
24  22  ASIA MINOR - Kokomo (Felsted)                                  8
25  20  THE WATUSI - The Vibrations (Checker)                          5
26  --  TRUST IN ME - Etta James (Argo)                                1
27  12  WHEELS - The String-A-Longs (Warwick)                         12
28  36  MOTHER-IN-LAW - Ernie K-Doe (Minit)                            2
29  19  CALCUTTA - Lawrence Welk & His Orchestra (Dot)                15
30  37  LAZY RIVER - Bobby Darin (Atco)                                6
31  27  BYE BYE BABY - Mary Wells (Motown)                             4
32  --  PLEASE SAY YOU WANT ME - Little Anthony & The Imperials (End)  1
33  21  SPANISH HARLEM - Ben E. King (Atco)                           13
34  --  GOOD GOODBY - The Bob Knight Four (Laurel)                     1
35  26  YOU CAN HAVE HER - Roy Hamilton (Epic)                        11
36  --  THE CHARANGA - Merv Griffin (Carlton)                          1
37  30  HEARTS OF STONE - Bill Black’s Combo (Hi)                      4
38  --  A HUNDRED POUNDS OF CLAY - Gene McDaniels (Liberty)            1
39  25  PONY EXPRESS - Danny & The Juniors (Swan)                      3
40  33  THE SECOND TIME AROUND - Frank Sinatra (Reprise)               2

 

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