Music Survey: WABC New York, NY “Swingin’ Sound Survey” Week of June 7, 1961

        WABC Swingin' Sound Survey for Week of June 7, 1961       

 TW                                                             LW
  1. Travelin' Man - Ricky Nelson (Imperial)        *1 week #1*  4
  2. Barbara-Ann - The Regents (Gee)                             1
  3. Quarter to Three - U.S. Bonds (Legrand)                    10
  4. Heart and Soul - The Cleftones (Gee)                        3
  5. Stand By Me - Ben E. King (Atco)                            8
  6. Those Oldies But Goodies (Remind Me of You) -                
                            Little Caesar & the Romans (Del-Fi) 13
  7. Running Scared - Roy Orbison (Monument)                     9
  8. A Hundred Pounds of Clay - Gene McDaniels (Liberty)         5
  9. The Boll Weevil Song - Brook Benton (Mercury)              21
 10. Mother-In-Law - Ernie K-Doe (Minit)                         2
 11. Mama Said - The Shirelles (Scepter)                         6
 12. Halfway to Paradise - Tony Orlando (Epic)                   7
 13. Those Oldies But Goodies (Remind Me of You) -                
                                 Nino & the Ebb Tides (Madison) 15
 14. Rama Lama Ding Dong - The Edsels (Twin)                    14
 15. Tossin? and Turnin' - Bobby Lewis (Beltone)                25
 16. Life Is But a Dream - The Earls (Rome)                     27
 17. Daddy's Home - Shep & the Limelites (Hull)                 11
 18. Portrait of My Love - Steve Lawrence (United Artists)      12
 19. Raindrops - Dee Clark (Vee Jay)                            33
 20. You Always Hurt the One You Love -                           
                                Clarence "Frogman" Henry (Argo) 31
 21. Every Beat of My Heart - Gladys Knight & the Pips (Fury/VJ)17
 22. Tell Me Why - The Belmonts (Sabrina)                       37
 23. Goodnight Baby - The Imaginations (Music Makers)           18
 24. Moody River - Pat Boone (Dot)                              32
 25. Count Every Star - Donnie & the Dreamers (Whale)           23
 26. Peanut Butter - The Marathons (Arvee)                      16
 27. Tonight (Could Be the Night) - The Velvets (Monument)      30
 28. Bring Back Your Heart - The Del Vikings (ABC-Paramount)    22
 29. I Feel So Bad - Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)                 50
 30. Glory of Love - The Roommates (Valmor)                     20
 31. Triangle - Janie Grant (Caprice)                           34
 32. Hats off to Larry - Del Shannon (Big Top)                  --
 33. The Bilbao Song - Andy Williams (Cadence)                  26
 34. Runaway - Del Shannon (Big Top)                            28
 35. You Can Depend On Me - Brenda Lee (Decca)                  24
 36. Temptation - The Everly Brothers (Warner Brothers)         42
 37. Yellow Bird - The Arthur Lyman Group (Hi-Fi)               54
 38. Lullaby of Love - Frank Gari (Crusade)                     29
 39. Time - Jerry Jackson (Kapp)                                62
 40. Little Devil - Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)                    44
 41. Dance On Little Girl - Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)           47
 42. Yellow Bird - Lawrence Welk (Dot)                          --
 43. Breakin' In a Brand New Broken Heart - Connie Francis (MGM)35
 44. Exodus - Eddie Harris (Vee Jay)                            45
 45. I'm a Fool to Care - Joe Barry (Smash)                     48
 46. Summertime - The Marcels (Colpix)                          57
 47. Love Makes the World Go Round - Jane Morgan (Kapp)         64
 48. Follow That Girl - Vinne Monte (Jubilee)                   --
 49. Bobby - Neil Scott (Portrait)                              59
 50. Fool That I Am - Etta James (Argo)                         68
 51. Theme from a Silent Movie - Kokomo (Felsted)               --
 52. Solitaire - The Embers (Empress)                           --
 53. You Came a Long Way from St. Louis - Merv Griffin (Carlton)--
 54. But I Do - Clarence "Frogman" Henry (Argo)                 19
 55. Tonight I Fell In Love - The Tokens (Warwick)              39
 56. Sucu Sucu - Ping-Pong (Kapp)                               46
 57. I Left There Crying - Valerie Carr (Roulette)              52
 58. I Fall to Pieces - Patsy Cline (Decca)                     --
 59. Nature Boy - Bobby Darin (Atco)                            --
 60. Hello Walls - Faron Young (Capitol)                        66
 61. What a Surprise -                                            
                  Johnny Maestro the Voice of the Crests (Coed) --
 62. I've Seen Everything - The Elegants (ABC-Paramount)        --
 63. Respectable - The Chants (MGM)                             60
 64. Just For Old Time's Sake - The McGuire Sisters (Coral)     61
 65. How Many Tears - Bobby Vee (Liberty)                       --
 66. Anna - Jorgen Ingmann & his Guitar (Atco)                  --
 67. Better Tell Him No - The Starlets (PAM)                    --
 68. It Keeps Rainin' - Fats Domino (Imperial)                  --
 69. Lucy's Theme - The Clebanoff Strings (Mercury)             55
 70. Michael - The Highwaymen (United Artists)                  56

"THE SOARIN' SEVEN SINGLES"
  1. The Girl's a Devil - The Dukays (Nat)                        
  2. Sacred - The Castells (Era)                                  
  3. Quite a Party - The Fireballs (Warwick)                      
  4. Tell Me What She Said - The Playmates (Roulette)             
  5. Rainin' In My Heart - Slim Harpo (Excello)                   
  6. San Antonio Rose - Floyd Cramer (RCA Victor)                 
  7. Pretty Little Angel Eyes - Curtis Lee (Dunes)                
     I'm Comin' On Back to You - Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)        

"77 SOUND SLEEPER"
     Desert Gold (Hava Nagila Rock) - The Johnny Green Combo (Gee)

"BIG 7 LPs"
  1. Ring a Ding Ding - Frank Sinatra (Reprise)                   
  2. Carnival - Original Cast (MGM)                               
  3. TV Sing Along With Mitch - Mitch Miller (Columbia)           
  4. Exodus to Jazz - Eddie Harris (Vee Jay)                      
  5. Great Motion Picture Themes - Various Artists (UA)           
  6. All the Way - Frank Sinatra (Capitol)                        
  7. The Bobby Darin Story - Bobby Darin (Atco)                   

"SURE-SHOT 7 LPs"
  1. Rick is 21 - Ricky Nelson (Imperial)                         
  2. The Shirelles Sing - The Shirelles (Scepter)                 
  3. Forbidden Fruit - Nina Simone (Colpix)                       
  4. Patti Page Sings Country and Western - Patti Page (Mercury)  
  5. Golden Hit Instrumentals - Al Caiola (United Artists)        
  6. Goin? Places - The Kingston Trio (Capitol)                   
  7. Memories of Our Prom - Eddie Barclay (Mercury)               
     More Greatest Hits - Connie Francis (MGM)                    
     You Always Hurt the One You Love -                           
                                Clarence "Frogman" Henry (Argo)   
     Orange Blossom Special and Wheels -                          
                             Billy Vaughn & his Orchestra (Dot)   

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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