WMGM Top 40 Survey

For the Week of November 7, 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   3  PLEASE MR. POSTMAN - The Marvelettes (Tamla)                   6
 2   1  BIG BAD JOHN - Jimmy Dean (Columbia)                           6
 3   4  HEARTACHES - The Marcels (Colpix)                              5
 4   2  RUNAROUND SUE - Dion (Laurie)                                  9
 5   5  I LOVE HOW YOU LOVE ME - The Paris Sisters (Gregmark)          8
 6   7  TOWER OF STRENGTH - Gene McDaniels (Liberty)                   6
 7  10  YOU’RE THE REASON - Bobby Edwards (Crest)                      6
 8  15  I UNDERSTAND (Just How You Feel) - The G-Clefs (Terrace)       6
 9  17  FOOL #1 - Brenda Lee (Decca)                                   6
10   6  THIS TIME - Troy Shondell (Liberty)                            8
11  11  THE FLY - Chubby Checker (Parkway)                             6
12  21  ROCK-A-BYE YOUR BABY WITH A DIXIE MELODY - Aretha Franklin
        (Columbia)                                                     5
13  --  THE TWIST - Chubby Checker (Parkway)                          18
14  19  I WANNA THANK YOU - Bobby Rydell (Cameo)                       5
15  14  MOON RIVER - Jerry Butler (Vee-Jay)                            5
16  34  GOODBYE CRUEL WORLD - James Darren (Colpix)                    2
17   8  BRISTOL STOMP - The Dovells (Parkway)                         10
18  16  FOOT STOMPING (pt. 1) - The Flares (Felsted)                   7
19  18  A WONDER LIKE YOU - Rick Nelson (Imperial)                     6
20  23  SEPTEMBER IN THE RAIN - Dinah Washington (Mercury)             3
21  26  CRAZY - Patsy Cline (Decca)                                    3
22   9  HIT THE ROAD JACK - Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)                8
23  33  TONIGHT - Jay & The Americans (United Artists) /
        Ferrante & Teicher (United Artists)                            2
24  37  JUST OUT OF REACH (Of My Two Open Arms) - Solomon Burke
        (Atlantic)                                                     2
25  35  GYPSY WOMAN - The Impressions (ABC-Paramount)                  2
26  25  SCHOOL IS IN - Gary (U.S.) Bonds (Legrand)                     4
27  --  LET’S TWIST AGAIN - Chubby Checker (Parkway)                  12
28  28  UNDER THE MOON OF LOVE - Curtis Lee (Dunes)                    4
29  13  I REALLY LOVE YOU - The Stereos (Cub)                          5
30  29  PLEASE DON’T GO - Ral Donner (Gone)                            3
31  39  I DON’T KNOW WHY - Linda Scott (Canadian-American)             2
32  30  WHAT A PARTY - Fats Domino (Imperial)                          5
33  38  I’LL BE SEEING YOU - Frank Sinatra (Reprise)                   2
34  --  THE GYPSY ROVER - The Highwaymen (United Artists)              1
35  --  SMILE - Timi Yuro (Liberty)                                    1
36  --  YOUR MA SAID YOU CRIED IN YOUR SLEEP LAST NIGHT - Kenny Dino
        (Musicor)                                                      1
37  --  NEVER, NEVER - The Jive Five (Beltone)                         1
38  --  THE WAY I AM - Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)                       1
39  --  ’TIL - The Angels (Caprice)                                    1
40  --  IT’S TOO SOON TO KNOW - Etta James (Argo)                      1

 

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