WMGM Top 40 Survey

For the Week of October 31, 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  BIG BAD JOHN - Jimmy Dean (Columbia)                           5
 2   1  RUNAROUND SUE - Dion (Laurie)                                  8
 3   3  PLEASE MR. POSTMAN - The Marvelettes (Tamla)                   5
 4   6  HEARTACHES - The Marcels (Colpix)                              4
 5  10  I LOVE HOW YOU LOVE ME - The Paris Sisters (Gregmark)          7
 6   7  THIS TIME - Troy Shondell (Liberty)                            7
 7  16  TOWER OF STRENGTH - Gene McDaniels (Liberty)                   5
 8   4  BRISTOL STOMP - The Dovells (Parkway)                          9
 9   5  HIT THE ROAD JACK - Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)                7
10  23  YOU’RE THE REASON - Bobby Edwards (Crest)                      5
11   8  THE FLY - Chubby Checker (Parkway)                             5
12   9  SAD MOVIES (Make Me Cry) - Sue Thompson (Hickory)              7
13  13  I REALLY LOVE YOU - The Stereos (Cub)                          4
14  24  MOON RIVER - Jerry Butler (Vee-Jay)                            4
15  15  I UNDERSTAND (Just How You Feel) - The G-Clefs (Terrace)       5
16  21  FOOT STOMPING (pt. 1) - The Flares (Felsted)                   6
17  17  FOOL #1 - Brenda Lee (Decca)                                   5
18  18  A WONDER LIKE YOU - Rick Nelson (Imperial)                     5
19  27  I WANNA THANK YOU - Bobby Rydell (Cameo)                       4
20  19  BIG JOHN - The Shirelles (Scepter)                             6
21  31  ROCK-A-BYE YOUR BABY WITH A DIXIE MELODY - Aretha Franklin
        (Columbia)                                                     4
22  14  LET’S GET TOGETHER - Hayley Mills (Buena Vista)                7
23  33  SEPTEMBER IN THE RAIN - Dinah Washington (Mercury)             2
24  20  SWEETS FOR MY SWEET - The Drifters (Atlantic)                  8
25  34  SCHOOL IS IN - Gary (U.S.) Bonds (Legrand)                     3
26  40  CRAZY - Patsy Cline (Decca)                                    2
27  36  THE BRIDGE OF LOVE - Joe Dowell (Smash)                        3
28  30  UNDER THE MOON OF LOVE - Curtis Lee (Dunes)                    3
29  37  PLEASE DON’T GO - Ral Donner (Gone)                            2
30  32  WHAT A PARTY - Fats Domino (Imperial)                          4
31  38  HEY YOU - The Imaginations (Music Makers)                      2
32  35  FOR ME AND MY GAL - Freddy Cannon (Swan)                       3
33  --  TONIGHT - Jay & The Americans (United Artists) /
        Ferrante & Teicher (United Artists)                            1
34  --  GOODBYE CRUEL WORLD - James Darren (Colpix)                    1
35  --  GYPSY WOMAN - The Impressions (ABC-Paramount)                  1
36  39  TAKE FIVE - The Dave Brubeck Quartet (Columbia)                3
37  --  JUST OUT OF REACH (Of My Two Open Arms) - Solomon Burke
        (Atlantic)                                                     1
38  --  I’LL BE SEEING YOU - Frank Sinatra (Reprise)                   1
39  --  I DON’T KNOW WHY - Linda Scott (Canadian-American)             1
40  --  YOUNG BOY BLUES - Ben E. King (Atco)                           1

 

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