WMGM Top 40 Survey

For the Week of May 22, 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  A HUNDRED POUNDS OF CLAY - Gene McDaniels (Liberty)            9
 2   4  BARBARA-ANN - The Regents (Gee)                                5
 3   2  MOTHER-IN-LAW - Ernie K-Doe (Minit)                           10
 4   5  DADDY’S HOME - Shep & The Limelites (Hull)                     9
 5   8  TRAVELIN’ MAN - Ricky Nelson (Imperial)                        5
 6   3  MAMA SAID - The Shirelles (Scepter)                            6
 7   7  RAMA LAMA DING DONG - The Edsels (Twin)                        5
 8   9  RUNNING SCARED - Roy Orbison (Monument)                        5
 9  14  HEART AND SOUL - The Cleftones (Gee)                           4
10   6  HALFWAY TO PARADISE - Tony Orlando (Epic)                      5
11  19  THOSE OLDIES BUT GOODIES (Remind Me Of You) - Little Caesar
        & The Romans (Del-Fi)                                          2
12  12  STAND BY ME - Ben E. King (Atco)                               3
13  11  PORTRAIT OF MY LOVE - Steve Lawrence (United Artists)          7
14  10  GLORY OF LOVE - The Roommates (Valmor)                         6
15  18  TONIGHT I FELL IN LOVE - The Tokens (Warwick)                  8
16  13  (I Don’t Know Why) BUT I DO - Clarence Henry (Argo)           10
17  --  QUARTER TO THREE - U.S. Bonds (Legrand)                        1
18  22  THE BILBAO SONG - Andy Williams (Cadence)                      5
19  15  RUNAWAY - Del Shannon (Big Top)                               12
20  25  EVERY BEAT OF MY HEART - The Pips (Vee-Jay)                    3
21  16  SOME KIND OF WONDERFUL - The Drifters (Atlantic)               8
22  36  LITTLE DEVIL - Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)                        2
23  34  PEANUT BUTTER - The Marathons (Arvee)                          2
24  27  GOODNIGHT BABY - The Imaginations (Music Makers)               3
25  20  TAKE GOOD CARE OF HER - Adam Wade (Coed)                       7
26  35  YOU ALWAYS HURT THE ONE YOU LOVE - Clarence Henry (Argo)       2
27  23  BETTER TELL HIM NO - The Starlets (PAM)                        2
28  --  MOODY RIVER - Pat Boone (Dot)                                  1
29  17  YOU CAN DEPEND ON ME - Brenda Lee (Decca)                      8
30  26  TRAGEDY - The Fleetwoods (Dolton)                              4
31  --  I FEEL SO BAD - Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)                     1
32  21  GOOD GOODBY - The Bob Knight Four (Laurel)                     9
33  24  BREAKIN’ IN A BRAND NEW BROKEN HEART - Connie Francis (M-G-M)  5
34  --  LIFE IS BUT A DREAM - The Earls (Rome)                         1
35  --  THE WRITING ON THE WALL - Adam Wade (Coed)                     1
36  30  SUCU SUCU - Ping-Pong (Kapp)                                   7
37  --  TELL ME WHY - The Belmonts (Sabrina)                           1
38  28  (Dance The) MESS AROUND - Chubby Checker (Parkway)             6
39  --  TRIANGLE - Janie Grant (Caprice)                               1
40  --  THE GIRL’S A DEVIL - The Dukays (NAT)                          1

 

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