WMGM Top 40 Survey

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

 

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