WMGM Top 40 Survey

For the Week of November 14, 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  PLEASE MR. POSTMAN - The Marvelettes (Tamla)                   7
 2   2  BIG BAD JOHN - Jimmy Dean (Columbia)                           7
 3   7  YOU’RE THE REASON - Bobby Edwards (Crest)                      7
 4   4  RUNAROUND SUE - Dion (Laurie)                                 10
 5   5  I LOVE HOW YOU LOVE ME - The Paris Sisters (Gregmark)          9
 6   8  I UNDERSTAND (Just How You Feel) - The G-Clefs (Terrace)       7
 7   3  HEARTACHES - The Marcels (Colpix)                              6
 8  18  FOOT STOMPING (pt. 1) - The Flares (Felsted)                   8
 9   9  FOOL #1 - Brenda Lee (Decca)                                   7
10  15  MOON RIVER - Jerry Butler (Vee-Jay)                            6
11  11  THE FLY - Chubby Checker (Parkway)                             7
12   6  TOWER OF STRENGTH - Gene McDaniels (Liberty)                   7
13  10  THIS TIME - Troy Shondell (Liberty)                            9
14  14  I WANNA THANK YOU - Bobby Rydell (Cameo)                       6
15  23  TONIGHT - Jay & The Americans (United Artists) /
        Ferrante & Teicher (United Artists)                            3
16  16  GOODBYE CRUEL WORLD - James Darren (Colpix)                    3
17  12  ROCK-A-BYE YOUR BABY WITH A DIXIE MELODY - Aretha Franklin
        (Columbia)                                                     6
18  28  UNDER THE MOON OF LOVE - Curtis Lee (Dunes)                    5
19  20  SEPTEMBER IN THE RAIN - Dinah Washington (Mercury)             4
20  21  CRAZY - Patsy Cline (Decca)                                    4
21  13  THE TWIST - Chubby Checker (Parkway)                          19
22  31  I DON’T KNOW WHY - Linda Scott (Canadian-American)             3
23  --  THERE’S NO OTHER (Like My Baby) - The Crystals (Philles)       1
24  24  JUST OUT OF REACH (Of My Two Open Arms) - Solomon Burke
        (Atlantic)                                                     3
25  19  A WONDER LIKE YOU - Rick Nelson (Imperial)                     7
26  25  GYPSY WOMAN - The Impressions (ABC-Paramount)                  3
27  --  LET THERE BE DRUMS - Sandy Nelson (Imperial)                   1
28  27  LET’S TWIST AGAIN - Chubby Checker (Parkway)                  13
29  --  PEPPERMINT TWIST - Joey Dee & The Starliters (Roulette)        1
30  17  BRISTOL STOMP - The Dovells (Parkway)                         11
31  40  IT’S TOO SOON TO KNOW - Etta James (Argo)                      2
32  35  SMILE - Timi Yuro (Liberty)                                    2
33  --  CLOSE YOUR EYES - Rosemarie & Bo (Music Makers)                1
34  39  ’TIL - The Angels (Caprice)                                    2
35  --  RUN TO HIM - Bobby Vee (Liberty)                               1
36  --  WELL, I TOLD YOU - The Chantels (Carlton)                      1
37  --  JOHNNY WILL - Pat Boone (Dot)                                  1
38  22  HIT THE ROAD JACK - Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)                9
39  34  THE GYPSY ROVER - The Highwaymen (United Artists)              2
40  26  SCHOOL IS IN - Gary (U.S.) Bonds (Legrand)                     5

 

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