Music Survey: WABC New York, NY “All American Survey” Week of February 22, 1966

       WABC All American Survey for Week of February 22, 1966     

 TW                                                             LW
  1. Lightnin’ Strikes - Lou Christie (MGM)        *4 weeks #1*  1
  2. The Ballad of the Green Berets - SSgt Barry Sadler (RCA)    6
  3. These Boots Are Made For Walkin’ - Nancy Sinatra (Reprise)  5
  4. Uptight (Everything’s Alright) - Stevie Wonder (Tamla)      2
  5. Listen People - Herman’s Hermits (MGM)                     11
  6. Don’t Mess With Bill - The Marvelettes (Tamla)              7
  7. Nowhere Man - The Beatles (Capitol)                        HP
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  8. 19th Nervous Breakdown - The Rolling Stones (London)       23
  9. A Well Respected Man - The Kinks (Reprise)                  3
*10. My Love - Petula Clark (Warner Brothers)                    4
*11. Working My Way Back to You - The 4 Seasons (Philips)       13
 12. Love Makes the World Go Round - Deon Jackson (Carla)       17
*13. Elusive Butterfly - Bob Lind (World Pacific)               22
*14. My World Is Empty Without You - The Supremes (Motown)      10
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 15. California Dreamin’ - The Mamas & the Papas (Dunhill)        
 16. Lies - The Knickerbockers (Challenge)                      15
 17. Batman Theme - The Marketts (Warner Brothers)              28
 18. Barbara Ann - The Beach Boys (Capitol)                      8
 19. 634-5789 (Soulsville, U.S.A.) - Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)  33
 20. Stop! - The Moody Blues (London)                           --
*24. Baby Scratch My Back - Slim Harpo (Excello)                31
*25. Daydream - The Lovin’ Spoonful (Kama Sutra)                PH
 27. This Old Heart of Mine - The Isley Brothers (Tamla)        --
 31. In My Room - Verdelle Smith (Capitol)                      --
 32. I Fought the Law - The Bobby Fuller Four (Mustang)         53
 34. When Liking Turns to Loving - Ronnie Dove (Diamond)        --
 35. Husbands and Wives - Roger Miller (Smash)                  --
 38. It’s Too Late - Bobby Goldsboro (United Artists)           --

Album cut:
     Michelle - The Beatles (Capitol)                             

Radio 77 Pick Hit:
     Sure Gonna Miss Her - Gary Lewis & the Playboys (Liberty)    
     Soul and Inspiration - The Righteous Brothers (Verve)        

*Former Pick Hit

All American of the Week:
     Bruce Morrow -  7:20 PM-11:00 PM, Monday - Friday
                     7:00 PM-Midnight, Saturday

SPECIAL NOTES:  This week WABC is playing the album version of the 
Beach Boys’ “Barbara Ann,” from the LP, “Beach Boys’ Party!”  It’s 
the same recording, except that it continues past the fade, runs a 
couple more verses, and ends cold.  At night, a longer version of 
the same cut is played; the difference is a long musical “jam” 
intro, before the normal cold opening vocals.

For the first (and only) time, there were two songs listed as the 
Pick Hit;  on the air, WABC referred to a “split pick hit this 
week,”  alternating the two songs every hour.

The album cut is from “Rubber Soul.”


NOTE: This is a text-only survey. The song titles and artists shown above are presented exactly as they are shown on the printed survey. Any typos, spelling errors and/or other anomalies are as they appear on the printed sheet.

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