Music Survey: WABC New York, NY “Swingin’ Sound Survey” Week of February 1, 1961

       WABC Swingin’ Sound Survey for Week of February 1, 1961     

 TW                                                             LW
  1. There’s a Moon Out Tonight -                                 
                             The Capris (Old Town)  *1 week #1*  2
  2. Will You Love Me Tomorrow - The Shirelles (Scepter)         1
  3. Shop Around - The Miracles (Tamla)                          3
  4. Exodus - Ferrante & Teicher (United Artists)                4
  5. Spanish Harlem - Ben E. King (Atco)                        12
  6. Angel Baby - Rosie & the Originals (Highland)               5
  7. All In My Mind - Maxine Brown (Nomar)                      10
  8. Calcutta - Lawrence Welk (Dot)                              6
  9. Once In Awhile - The Chimes (Tag)                           7
 10. I Count the Tears - The Drifters (Atlantic)                 8
 11. Baby Sittin’ Boogie - Buzz Clifford (Columbia)             22
 12. Pony Time - Chubby Checker (Parkway)                       24
 13. Please Love Me Forever -                                     
                            Cathy Jean & the Roommates (Valmor) 16
 14. Good Time Baby - Bobby Rydell (Cameo)                      18
 15. Calendar Girl - Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)                    9
 16. Where the Boys Are - Connie Francis (MGM)                  30
 17. Rubber Ball - Bobby Vee (Liberty)                          11
 18. The Magnificent Seven - Al Caiola (United Artists)         14
 19. You Can Have Her - Roy Hamilton (Epic)                     27
 20. Baby Oh Baby - The Shells (Johnson)                        21
 21. Wheels - The String-A-Longs (Warwick)                      33
 22. Emotions - Brenda Lee (Decca)                              17
 23. At Last - Etta James (Argo)                                28
 24. I Don’t Want to Cry - Chuck Jackson (Wand)                 59
 25. Utopia - Frank Gari (Crusade)                              60
 26. Wonderland By Night - Bert Kaempfert (Decca)               23
 27. Are You Lonesome To-night? - Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)    13
 28. North to Alaska - Johnny Horton (Columbia)                 29
 29. A Thousand Stars - Kathy Young with the Innocents (Indigo) 15
 30. Corinna, Corinna - Ray Peterson (Dunes)                    20
 31. Dance By the Light of the Moon - The Olympics (Arvee)      19
 32. The Hoochi Coochi Coo -                                      
                          Hank Ballard & the Midnighters (King) 26
 33. There She Goes - Jerry Wallace (Challenge)                 43
 34. The Story of My Love - Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)           39
 35. If I Didn’t Care - The Platters (Mercury)                  63
 36. Wings of a Dove - Ferlin Husky (Capitol)                   41
 37. Them That Got - Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)                37
 38. Love I Found You - Gloria Lynne (Everest)                  45
 39. Sailor (Your Home Is the Sea) - Lolita (Kapp)              25
 40. Marie, Marie - Roger Williams (Kapp)                       67
 41. Ain’t That Just Like a Woman - Fats Domino (Imperial)      31
 42. (Ghost) Riders In the Sky - The Ramrods (Amy)              32
 43. The Exodus Song (This Land Is Mine) - Pat Boone (Dot)      35
 44. Apache - Jorgen Ingmann & his Guitar (Atco)                --
 45. Bye Bye Baby - Mary Wells (Motown)                         34
 46. Ebony Eyes - The Everly Brothers (Warner Brothers)         --
 47. The Watusi - The Vibrations (Checker)                      --
 48. Your Friends - Dee Clark (Vee-Jay)                         54
 49. Don’t Believe Him, Donna - Lenny Miles (Scepter)           50
 50. Help Me - The Twilighters (Ricki)                          49
 51. Untouchable - Tony Middleton (Alto)                        52
 52. We Have Love - Dinah Washington (Mercury)                  58
 53. The Touchables - Dickie Goodman (Mark-X)                   --
 54. Angel On My Shoulder - Shelby Flint (Valiant)              68
 55. Muskrat Ramble - Freddy Cannon (Swan)                      --
 56. Hey, Look Me Over - The Swe-danes (Warner Brothers)        --
 57. Trouble In Mind - Nina Simone (Colpix)                     --
 58. Wait a Minute - The Coasters (Atco)                        38
 59. My Empty Arms - Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)                  48
 60. Main Theme from Exodus (Ari’s Theme) - Mantovani (London)  53
 61. Havin’ Fun - Dion (Laurie)                                 66
 62. I’m Hurtin’ - Roy Orbison (Monument)                       40
 63. Fools Rush In (Where Angels Fear to Tread) -                 
                                         Brook Benton (Mercury) 56
 64. Flamingo Express - The Royaltones (Goldisc)                70
 65. Happy Birthday Blues - Kathy Young & the Innocents (Indigo)--
 66. Gee Whiz - The Innocents (Indigo)                          62
 67. Little Boy Sad - Johnny Burnette (Liberty)                 --
 68. The Misfits - Don Costa (United Artists)                   --
 69. Chills and Fever - Ronnie Love & his Orchestra (Dot)       --
 70. Think Twice - Brook Benton (Mercury)                       --

“THE SOARIN’ SEVEN SINGLES”
  1. In Jerusalem - Jane Morgan (Kapp)                            
  2. Stayin’ In - Bobby Vee (Liberty)                             
  3. Gee Whiz (Look At His Eyes) - Carla Thomas (Atlantic)        
  4. (I Wanna) Love My Life Away - Gene Pitney (Musicor)          
  5. Whip-Poor-Will - Teresa Brewer (Coral)                       
  6. Pledge of Love - Curtis Lee (Dunes)                          
  7. Happy Birthday, Broken Heart - Barry Mann                    

“77 SOUND SLEEPER”
     Raisin’ Sugar Cane - The Untouchables (Madison)              

THE 7-70 SWINGIN’ SOUND SURVEY is compiled each 
week by WABC, New York, and is based on an accurate 
unbiased account of record sales gathered from leading 
retail outlets in the New York Metropolitan Area.

 

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