WMGM Top 40 Survey

For the Week of May 1, 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   4  MOTHER-IN-LAW - Ernie K-Doe (Minit)                            7
 2   2  DADDY’S HOME - Shep & The Limelites (Hull)                     6
 3   5  A HUNDRED POUNDS OF CLAY - Gene McDaniels (Liberty)            6
 4   1  RUNAWAY - Del Shannon (Big Top)                                9
 5   3  (I Don’t Know Why) BUT I DO - Clarence Henry (Argo)            7
 6  13  MAMA SAID - The Shirelles (Scepter)                            3
 7   6  TONIGHT I FELL IN LOVE - The Tokens (Warwick)                  5
 8  11  PORTRAIT OF MY LOVE - Steve Lawrence (United Artists)          4
 9   9  SOME KIND OF WONDERFUL - The Drifters (Atlantic)               5
10   7  I’VE TOLD EVERY LITTLE STAR - Linda Scott (Canadian-American) 10
11  10  YOU CAN DEPEND ON ME - Brenda Lee (Decca)                      5
12  20  HALFWAY TO PARADISE - Tony Orlando (Epic)                      2
13  36  BARBARA-ANN - The Regents (Gee)                                2
14  23  GLORY OF LOVE - The Roommates (Valmor)                         3
15   8  BLUE MOON - The Marcels (Colpix)                              10
16  22  TAKE GOOD CARE OF HER - Adam Wade (Coed)                       4
17  24  RUNNING SCARED - Roy Orbison (Monument)                        2
18  17  FUNNY - Maxine Brown (Nomar)                                   6
19  21  (Dance The) MESS AROUND - Chubby Checker (Parkway)             3
20  16  GOOD GOODBY - The Bob Knight Four (Laurel)                     6
21  25  RAMA LAMA DING DONG - The Edsels (Twin)                        2
22  12  AFRICAN WALTZ - Johnny Dankworth & His Orchestra (Roulette)    5
23  19  TRUST IN ME - Etta James (Argo)                                6
24  39  THE BILBAO SONG - Andy Williams (Cadence)                      2
25  30  SUCU SUCU - Ping-Pong (Kapp)                                   4
26  35  TRAVELIN’ MAN - Ricky Nelson (Imperial)                        2
27  18  ONE MINT JULEP - Ray Charles (Impulse!)                        6
28  --  BREAKIN’ IN A BRAND NEW BROKEN HEART - Connie Francis (M-G-M)  2
29  40  THIS WORLD WE LOVE IN (Il Cielo In Una Stanza) - Mina (Time)   3
30  --  HEART AND SOUL - The Cleftones (Gee)                           1
31  --  ON THE REBOUND - Floyd Cramer (RCA Victor)                     1
32  --  THAT OLD BLACK MAGIC - Bobby Rydell (Cameo)                    1
33  --  LULLABY OF LOVE - Frank Gari (Crusade)                         1
34  --  (Theme From) MY THREE SONS - Lawrence Welk & His Orchestra
        (Dot)                                                          1
35  --  JUST FOR OLD TIME’S SAKE - The McGuire Sisters (Coral)         1
36  --  HE NEEDS ME - Gloria Lynne (Everest)                           1
37  --  KISSIN’ GAME - Dion (Laurie)                                   1
38  34  IN MY HEART - The Timetones (Times Square)                     5
39  14  BABY BLUE - The Echoes (Seg-way)                              10
40  --  TRAGEDY - The Fleetwoods (Dolton)                              1

 

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