WMGM Top 40 Survey

For the Week of October 10, 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   2  RUNAROUND SUE - Dion (Laurie)                                  5
 2   1  HIT THE ROAD JACK - Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)                4
 3   3  BRISTOL STOMP - The Dovells (Parkway)                          6
 4   5  THE WAY YOU LOOK TONIGHT - The Lettermen (Capitol)             5
 5  14  LET’S GET TOGETHER - Hayley Mills (Buena Vista)                4
 6   7  YA YA - Lee Dorsey (Fury)                                      5
 7   6  MEXICO - Bob Moore & His Orchestra (Monument)                  5
 8  17  THE FLY - Chubby Checker (Parkway)                             2
 9   9  CRYING - Roy Orbison (Monument)                                8
10  11  SAD MOVIES (Make Me Cry) - Sue Thompson (Hickory)              4
11   8  TAKE GOOD CARE OF MY BABY - Bobby Vee (Liberty)               10
12   4  YOU MUST HAVE BEEN A BEAUTIFUL BABY - Bobby Darin (Atco)       7
13  13  THIS TIME - Troy Shondell (Liberty)                            4
14  37  BIG BAD JOHN - Jimmy Dean (Columbia)                           2
15  15  HOLLYWOOD - Connie Francis (M-G-M)                             3
16  16  BIG JOHN - The Shirelles (Scepter)                             3
17  10  THE MOUNTAIN’S HIGH - Dick & DeeDee (Liberty)                  7
18  12  LOOK IN MY EYES - The Chantels (Carlton)                      10
19  23  SWEETS FOR MY SWEET - The Drifters (Atlantic)                  5
20  18  SO LONG BABY - Del Shannon (Big Top)                           3
21  22  DON’T BLAME ME - The Everly Brothers (Warner Bros.)            4
22  25  I LOVE HOW YOU LOVE ME - The Paris Sisters (Gregmark)          4
23  28  FOOL #1 - Brenda Lee (Decca)                                   2
24  24  FOOT STOMPING (pt. 1) - The Flares (Felsted)                   3
25  27  A WONDER LIKE YOU - Rick Nelson (Imperial)                     2
26  19  BLESS YOU - Tony Orlando (Epic)                               11
27  30  PLEASE MR. POSTMAN - The Marvelettes (Tamla)                   2
28  32  STICK SHIFT - The Duals (Sue)                                  2
29  29  I UNDERSTAND (Just How You Feel) - The G-Clefs (Terrace)       2
30  31  TOWER OF STRENGTH - Gene McDaniels (Liberty)                   2
31  33  YOU’RE THE REASON - Bobby Edwards (Crest)                      2
32  21  LOVER’S ISLAND - The Blue Jays (Milestone)                     8
33  --  I REALLY LOVE YOU - The Stereos (Cub)                          1
34  35  (He’s) THE GREAT IMPOSTER - The Fleetwoods (Dolton)            3
35  26  IT’S GONNA WORK OUT FINE - Ike & Tina Turner (Sue)             6
36  --  WHAT A PARTY - Fats Domino (Imperial)                          1
37  --  MOON RIVER - Jerry Butler (Vee-Jay)                            1
38  --  I WANNA THANK YOU / THE DOOR TO PARADISE - Bobby Rydell
        (Cameo)                                                        1
39  --  HEARTACHES - The Marcels (Colpix)                              1
40  --  ROCK-A-BYE YOUR BABY WITH A DIXIE MELODY - Aretha Franklin
        (Columbia)                                                     1

 

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