Music Survey: WABC New York, NY “Swingin’ Sound Survey” Week of January 25, 1961

      WABC Swingin’ Sound Survey for Week of January 25, 1961     

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

“THE SOARIN’ SEVEN SINGLES”
  1. Don’t Worry - Marty Robbins (Columbia)                       
  2. Angel Hands - Billie Jean Horton (20th Fox)                  
  3. I’m Tired - Ray Peterson (RCA Victor)                        
  4. Little Girl, Little Boy - Al Martino (20th Century Fox)      
  5. World of Tears - Johnny Nash (ABC-Paramount)                 
  6. Teach Me How to Shimmy - The Isley Brothers (Atlantic)       
  7. Think Twice/For My Baby - Brook Benton (Mercury)             

“77 SOUND SLEEPER”
     Portrait of My Love - Steve Lawrence (United Artists)        

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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