WMGM Top 40 Survey

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

 

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