WMGM Top 40 Survey

For the Week of October 3, 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   6  HIT THE ROAD JACK - Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)                3
 2   2  RUNAROUND SUE - Dion (Laurie)                                  4
 3   1  BRISTOL STOMP - The Dovells (Parkway)                          5
 4   4  YOU MUST HAVE BEEN A BEAUTIFUL BABY - Bobby Darin (Atco)       6
 5  14  THE WAY YOU LOOK TONIGHT - The Lettermen (Capitol)             4
 6  10  MEXICO - Bob Moore & His Orchestra (Monument)                  4
 7  19  YA YA - Lee Dorsey (Fury)                                      4
 8   3  TAKE GOOD CARE OF MY BABY - Bobby Vee (Liberty)                9
 9   5  CRYING - Roy Orbison (Monument)                                7
10   8  THE MOUNTAIN’S HIGH - Dick & DeeDee (Liberty)                  6
11  22  SAD MOVIES (Make Me Cry) - Sue Thompson (Hickory)              3
12  12  LOOK IN MY EYES - The Chantels (Carlton)                       9
13  30  THIS TIME - Troy Shondell (Liberty)                            3
14  29  LET’S GET TOGETHER - Hayley Mills (Buena Vista)                3
15  23  HOLLYWOOD - Connie Francis (M-G-M)                             2
16  20  BIG JOHN - The Shirelles (Scepter)                             2
17  --  THE FLY - Chubby Checker (Parkway)                             1
18  40  SO LONG BABY - Del Shannon (Big Top)                           2
19   7  BLESS YOU - Tony Orlando (Epic)                               10
20  13  HUMAN - Tommy Hunt (Scepter)                                   8
21  15  LOVER’S ISLAND - The Blue Jays (Milestone)                     7
22  31  DON’T BLAME ME - The Everly Brothers (Warner Bros.)            3
23  21  SWEETS FOR MY SWEET - The Drifters (Atlantic)                  4
24  28  FOOT STOMPING (pt. 1) - The Flares (Felsted)                   2
25  33  I LOVE HOW YOU LOVE ME - The Paris Sisters (Gregmark)          3
26  34  IT’S GONNA WORK OUT FINE - Ike & Tina Turner (Sue)             5
27  --  A WONDER LIKE YOU - Rick Nelson (Imperial)                     1
28  --  FOOL #1 - Brenda Lee (Decca)                                   1
29  --  I UNDERSTAND (Just How You Feel) - The G-Clefs (Terrace)       1
30  --  PLEASE MR. POSTMAN - The Marvelettes (Tamla)                   1
31  --  TOWER OF STRENGTH - Gene McDaniels (Liberty)                   1
32  --  STICK SHIFT - The Duals (Sue)                                  1
33  --  YOU’RE THE REASON - Bobby Edwards (Crest)                      1
34  18  ONE TRACK MIND - Bobby Lewis (Beltone)                         4
35  39  (He’s) THE GREAT IMPOSTER - The Fleetwoods (Dolton)            2
36  32  BIG COLD WIND - Pat Boone (Dot)                                4
37  --  BIG BAD JOHN - Jimmy Dean (Columbia)                           1
38   9  A LITTLE BIT OF SOAP - The Jarmels (Laurie)                    6
39  11  MY TRUE STORY - The Jive Five (Beltone)                        9
40  17  LITTLE SISTER / (Marie’s The Name) HIS LATEST FLAME -
        Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)                                     5

 

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