WMGM Top 40 Survey

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

 

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