Music Survey: WABC New York, NY “Swingin’ Sound Survey” Week of February 22, 1961

      WABC Swingin’ Sound Survey for Week of February 22, 1961     

 TW                                                             LW
  1. Pony Time - Chubby Checker (Parkway)           *1 week #1*  3
  2. Spanish Harlem - Ben E. King (Atco)                         2
  3. There’s a Moon Out Tonight - The Capris (Old Town)          1
  4. Please Love Me Forever -                                     
                            Cathy Jean & the Roommates (Valmor)  8
  5. Calcutta - Lawrence Welk (Dot)                              7
  6. Good Time Baby - Bobby Rydell (Cameo)                      10
  7. Exodus - Ferrante & Teicher (United Artists)                6
  8. Baby Sittin’ Boogie - Buzz Clifford (Columbia)             11
  9. Where the Boys Are - Connie Francis (MGM)                  12
 10. All In My Mind - Maxine Brown (Nomar)                       9
 11. Will You Love Me Tomorrow - The Shirelles (Scepter)         4
 12. Shop Around - The Miracles (Tamla)                          5
 13. Wheels - The String-A-Longs (Warwick)                      15
 14. Surrender - Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)                     18
 15. You Can Have Her - Roy Hamilton (Epic)                     13
 16. Gee Whiz (Look At His Eyes) - Carla Thomas (Atlantic)      39
 17. The Touchables - Dickie Goodman (Mark-X)                   27
 18. I Don’t Want to Cry - Chuck Jackson (Wand)                 25
 19. Calendar Girl - Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)                   17
 20. Angel Baby - Rosie & the Originals (Highland)              14
 21. Utopia - Frank Gari (Crusade)                              20
 22. Dedicated to the One I Love - The Shirelles (Scepter)      33
 23. Once Upon a Time - Rochell & the Candles (Swingin’)        31
 24. At Last - Etta James (Argo)                                19
 25. Think Twice - Brook Benton (Mercury)                       24
 26. Apache - Jorgen Ingmann & his Guitar (Atco)                26
 27. Walk Right Back - The Everly Brothers (Warner Brothers)    29
 28. Bye Bye Baby - Mary Wells (Motown)                         38
 29. Once In Awhile - The Chimes (Tag)                          16
 30. Baby Oh Baby - The Shells (Johnson)                        21
 31. Emotions - Brenda Lee (Decca)                              22
 32. Lazy River - Bobby Darin (Atco)                            37
 33. Asia Minor - Kokomo (Felsted)                              35
 34. Wings of a Dove - Ferlin Husky (Capitol)                   36
 35. Them That Got - Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)                28
 36. I Count the Tears - The Drifters (Atlantic)                23
 37. In Jerusalem - Jane Morgan (Kapp)                          43
 38. There She Goes - Jerry Wallace (Challenge)                 34
 39. The Story of My Love - Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)           32
 40. Help Me - The Twilighters (Ricki)                          48
 41. Wait a Minute - The Coasters (Atco)                        41
 42. Marie, Marie - Roger Williams (Kapp)                       51
 43. Your Friends - Dee Clark (Vee-Jay)                         --
 44. Ain’t That Just Like a Woman - Fats Domino (Imperial)      40
 45. Stayin’ In - Bobby Vee (Liberty)                           69
 46. Ebony Eyes - The Everly Brothers (Warner Brothers)         42
 47. Tonight I Fell In Love - The Tokens (Warwick)              --
 48. Blue Moon - The Marcels (Colpix)                           --
 49. Rubber Ball - Bobby Vee (Liberty)                          49
 50. Theme from Tunes of Glory -                                  
                           Cambridge Strings & Singers (London) 47
 51. Baby Blue - The Echoes (Seg-Way)                           --
 52. The Second Time Around - Frank Sinatra (Reprise)           --
 53. Muskrat Ramble - Freddy Cannon (Swan)                      68
 54. (Ghost) Riders In the Sky - The Ramrods (Amy)              44
 55. The Watusi - The Vibrations (Checker)                      52
 56. Wonderland By Night - Bert Kaempfert (Decca)               45
 57. The Nightingale Who Sang Off Key - Eileen Rodgers (Kapp)   56
 58. Love I Found You - Gloria Lynne (Everest)                  --
 59. Happy Birthday Blues - Kathy Young & the Innocents (Indigo)--
 60. Don’t Believe Him, Donna - Lenny Miles (Scepter)           59
 61. The Tear of the Year - Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)           --
 62. Angel On My Shoulder - Shelby Flint (Valiant)              --
 63. A Lover’s Question - Ernestine Anderson (Mercury)          --
 64. Portrait of My Love - Steve Lawrence (United Artists)      --
 65. The Hoochi Coochi Coo -                                      
                          Hank Ballard & the Midnighters (King) 65
 66. Little Girl, Little Boy - Al Martino (20th Century Fox)    --
 67. Wait Til’ Tomorrow - Eileen Rodgers (Kapp)                 --
 68. “Pepe” - Duane Eddy (Jamie)                                62
 69. Pony Express - Danny & the Juniors (Swan)                  --
 70. Don’t Worry - Marty Robbins (Columbia)                     --

“THE SOARIN’ SEVEN SINGLES”
  1. But I Do - Clarence “Frogman” Henry (Argo)                   
  2. Like, Long Hair - Paul Revere & the Raiders (Gardena)        
  3. Lonely Blue Nights -                                         
                  Rosie formerly with the Originals (Brunswick)   
  4. Ling Ting Tong - Buddy Knox (Liberty)                        
  5. Tonight My Love, Tonight - Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)         
  6. That’s It-I Quit-I’m Movin’ On - Sam Cooke (RCA Victor)      
  7. Mood Indigo/On the Rebound - Floyd Cramer (RCA Victor)       

“77 SOUND SLEEPER”
     The Blizzard - Jim Reeves (RCA Victor)                       

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.


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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