WMGM Top 40 Survey

For the Week of September 19, 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  TAKE GOOD CARE OF MY BABY - Bobby Vee (Liberty)                7
 2   9  CRYING - Roy Orbison (Monument)                                5
 3   2  MY TRUE STORY - The Jive Five (Beltone)                        7
 4   5  DOES YOUR CHEWING GUM LOSE ITS FLAVOR (On The Bedpost
        Over Night) - Lonnie Donegan & His Skiffle Group (Dot)         8
 5   7  LITTLE SISTER / (Marie’s The Name) HIS LATEST FLAME -
        Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)                                     3
 6  12  BRISTOL STOMP - The Dovells (Parkway)                          3
 7   6  BLESS YOU - Tony Orlando (Epic)                                8
 8  16  THE MOUNTAIN’S HIGH - Dick & DeeDee (Liberty)                  4
 9  10  A LITTLE BIT OF SOAP - The Jarmels (Laurie)                    4
10   3  MICHAEL - The Highwaymen (United Artists)                      9
11  35  RUNAROUND SUE - Dion (Laurie)                                  2
12   4  LOOK IN MY EYES - The Chantels (Carlton)                       7
13  14  YOU MUST HAVE BEEN A BEAUTIFUL BABY - Bobby Darin (Atco)       4
14  28  ONE TRACK MIND - Bobby Lewis (Beltone)                         2
15  13  LOVER’S ISLAND - The Blue Jays (Milestone)                     5
16  24  WITHOUT YOU - Johnny Tillotson (Cadence)                       2
17  21  WHEN WE GET MARRIED - The Dreamlovers (Heritage)               6
18  30  THE WAY YOU LOOK TONIGHT - The Lettermen (Capitol)             2
19  19  FOR SENTIMENTAL REASONS - The Cleftones (Gee)                  7
20  25  MEXICO - Bob Moore & His Orchestra (Monument)                  2
21   8  HURT - Timi Yuro (Liberty)                                     7
22  11  WHO PUT THE BOMP (In The Bomp, Bomp, Bomp) - Barry Mann
        (ABC-Paramount)                                                8
23  20  MORE MONEY FOR YOU AND ME - The Four Preps (Capitol)           6
24  34  ANNIVERSARY OF LOVE - The Caslons (Seeco)                      5
25  26  FRANKIE AND JOHNNY - Brook Benton (Mercury)                    2
26  --  HIT THE ROAD JACK - Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)                1
27  29  HUMAN - Tommy Hunt (Scepter)                                   6
28  23  YA YA - Lee Dorsey (Fury)                                      2
29  22  MISSING YOU - Ray Peterson (Dunes)                             7
30  33  JUKE BOX SATURDAY NIGHT - Nino & The Ebb Tides (Madison)       7
31  27  BIG COLD WIND - Pat Boone (Dot)                                2
32  39  IT’S GONNA WORK OUT FINE - Ike & Tina Turner (Sue)             3
33  --  SAD MOVIES (Make Me Cry) - Sue Thompson (Hickory)              1
34  36  SWEETS FOR MY SWEET - The Drifters (Atlantic)                  2
35  40  KISSIN’ ON THE PHONE - Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)               2
36  --  THIS TIME - Troy Shondell (Liberty)                            1
37  --  DON’T BLAME ME - The Everly Brothers (Warner Bros.)            1
38  --  I LOVE HOW YOU LOVE ME - The Paris Sisters (Gregmark)          1
39  32  LET ME BELONG TO YOU - Brian Hyland (ABC-Paramount)            2
40  --  LET’S GET TOGETHER - Hayley Mills (Buena Vista)                1

 

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