WMGM Top 40 Survey

For the Week of May 15, 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  A HUNDRED POUNDS OF CLAY - Gene McDaniels (Liberty)            8
 2   1  MOTHER-IN-LAW - Ernie K-Doe (Minit)                            9
 3   4  MAMA SAID - The Shirelles (Scepter)                            5
 4   5  BARBARA-ANN - The Regents (Gee)                                4
 5   3  DADDY’S HOME - Shep & The Limelites (Hull)                     8
 6   8  HALFWAY TO PARADISE - Tony Orlando (Epic)                      4
 7  11  RAMA LAMA DING DONG - The Edsels (Twin)                        4
 8  17  TRAVELIN’ MAN - Ricky Nelson (Imperial)                        4
 9  12  RUNNING SCARED - Roy Orbison (Monument)                        4
10  15  GLORY OF LOVE - The Roommates (Valmor)                         5
11   7  PORTRAIT OF MY LOVE - Steve Lawrence (United Artists)          6
12  27  STAND BY ME - Ben E. King (Atco)                               2
13   6  (I Don’t Know Why) BUT I DO - Clarence Henry (Argo)            9
14  21  HEART AND SOUL - The Cleftones (Gee)                           3
15  10  RUNAWAY - Del Shannon (Big Top)                               11
16  14  SOME KIND OF WONDERFUL - The Drifters (Atlantic)               7
17  13  YOU CAN DEPEND ON ME - Brenda Lee (Decca)                      7
18   9  TONIGHT I FELL IN LOVE - The Tokens (Warwick)                  7
19  --  THOSE OLDIES BUT GOODIES (Remind Me Of You) - Little Caesar
        & The Romans (Del-Fi)                                          1
20  16  TAKE GOOD CARE OF HER - Adam Wade (Coed)                       6
21  19  GOOD GOODBY - The Bob Knight Four (Laurel)                     8
22  22  THE BILBAO SONG - Andy Williams (Cadence)                      4
23  --  BETTER TELL HIM NO - The Starlets (PAM)                        1
24  24  BREAKIN’ IN A BRAND NEW BROKEN HEART - Connie Francis (M-G-M)  4
25  35  EVERY BEAT OF MY HEART - The Pips (Vee-Jay)                    2
26  37  TRAGEDY - The Fleetwoods (Dolton)                              3
27  34  GOODNIGHT BABY - The Imaginations (Music Makers)               2
28  26  (Dance The) MESS AROUND - Chubby Checker (Parkway)             5
29  29  LULLABY OF LOVE - Frank Gari (Crusade)                         3
30  38  SUCU SUCU - Ping-Pong (Kapp)                                   6
31  30  KISSIN’ GAME - Dion (Laurie)                                   3
32  31  THAT OLD BLACK MAGIC - Bobby Rydell (Cameo)                    3
33  36  JUST FOR OLD TIME’S SAKE - The McGuire Sisters (Coral)         3
34  --  PEANUT BUTTER - The Marathons (Arvee)                          1
35  --  YOU ALWAYS HURT THE ONE YOU LOVE - Clarence Henry (Argo)       1
36  --  LITTLE DEVIL - Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)                        1
37  --  COUNT EVERY STAR - Donnie & The Dreamers (Whale)               1
38  --  HELLO WALLS - Faron Young (Capitol)                            1
39  23  FUNNY - Maxine Brown (Nomar)                                   8
40  --  BUZZ BUZZ A-DIDDLE-IT - Freddy Cannon (Swan)                   2

 

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