WMGM Top 40 Survey

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

 

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