WMGM Top 40 Survey

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

 

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