Music Survey: WABC New York, NY “Swingin’ Sound Survey” Week of March 8, 1961

         WABC Swingin' Sound Survey for Week of March 8, 1961       

 TW                                                             LW
  1. Blue Moon - The Marcels (Colpix)               *1 week #1*  2
  2. Pony Time - Chubby Checker (Parkway)                        1
  3. Gee Whiz (Look At His Eyes) - Carla Thomas (Atlantic)       8
  4. Please Love Me Forever -                                     
                            Cathy Jean & the Roommates (Valmor)  3
  5. Dedicated to the One I Love - The Shirelles (Scepter)      10
  6. Spanish Harlem - Ben E. King (Atco)                         4
  7. Surrender - Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)                      7
  8. Where the Boys Are - Connie Francis (MGM)                   9
  9. The Touchables - Dickie Goodman (Mark-X)                   14
 10. Calcutta - Lawrence Welk (Dot)                              6
 11. Wheels - The String-A-Longs (Warwick)                      12
 12. Once Upon a Time - Rochell & the Candles (Swingin?)        19
 13. Baby Blue - The Echoes (Seg-Way)                           26
 14. There's a Moon Out Tonight - The Capris (Old Town)          5
 15. Good Time Baby - Bobby Rydell (Cameo)                      11
 16. Apache - Jorgen Ingmann & his Guitar (Atco)                24
 17. Walk Right Back - The Everly Brothers (Warner Brothers)    21
 18. Runaway - Del Shannon (Big Top)                            46
 19. I've Told Every Little Star - Linda Scott (Canadian-Am.)   29
 20. Think Twice - Brook Benton (Mercury)                       23
 21. Baby Sittin' Boogie - Buzz Clifford (Columbia)             13
 22. You Can Have Her - Roy Hamilton (Epic)                     18
 23. I Don?t Want to Cry - Chuck Jackson (Wand)                 25
 24. Exodus - Ferrante & Teicher (United Artists)               17
 25. Asia Minor - Kokomo (Felsted)                              27
 26. All In My Mind - Maxine Brown (Nomar)                      15
 27. Will You Love Me Tomorrow - The Shirelles (Scepter)        16
 28. Shop Around - The Miracles (Tamla)                         20
 29. It's Unbelievable - The Larks (Sheryl)                     40
 30. Bye Bye Baby - Mary Wells (Motown)                         38
 31. Don't Worry - Marty Robbins (Columbia)                     51
 32. The Second Time Around - Frank Sinatra (Reprise)           36
 33. Theme from Tunes of Glory -                                  
                           Cambridge Strings & Singers (London) 37
 34. Little Miss Stuckup - The Playmates (Roulette)             59
 35. The Watusi - The Vibrations (Checker)                      35
 36. In Jerusalem - Jane Morgan (Kapp)                          39
 37. Wings of a Dove - Ferlin Husky (Capitol)                   33
 38. At Last - Etta James (Argo)                                30
 39. Utopia - Frank Gari (Crusade)                              28
 40. Lazy River - Bobby Darin (Atco)                            45
 41. Them That Got - Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)                43
 42. Bewildered - James Brown & his Famous Flames (King)        --
 43. Pony Express - Danny & the Juniors (Swan)                  61
 44. Help Me - The Twilighters (Ricki)                          53
 45. Marie, Marie - Roger Williams (Kapp)                       50
 46. Once In Awhile - The Chimes (Tag)                          32
 47. Jimmy's Girl - Johnny Tillotson (Cadence)                  41
 48. Hearts of Stone - Bill Black's Combo (Hi)                  52
 49. Ebony Eyes - The Everly Brothers (Warner Brothers)         --
 50. Find Another Girl - Jerry Butler (Vee-Jay)                 --
 51. Raisin? Sugar Cane - The Untouchables (Madison)            42
 52. (I Wanna) Love My Life Away - Gene Pitney (Musicor)        58
 53. Calendar Girl - Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)                   22
 54. There She Goes - Jerry Wallace (Challenge)                 44
 55. Cowboy Jimmy Joe (Die Sterne der Prarie) - Lolita (Kapp)   56
 56. Untouchable - Tony Middleton (Alto)                        --
 57. Mother-In-Law - Ernie K-Doe (Minit)                        --
 58. More Than I Can Say - Bobby Vee (Liberty)                  --
 59. Bounty Hunter - The Nomads (Rust)                          --
 60. (Good Goodbye) So So Long - The Bob Knight Four (Laurel)   --
 61. Wait a Minute - The Coasters (Atco)                        49
 62. Ginnie Bell - Paul Dino (Promo)                            62
 63. Take All the Kisses - Connie & the Cones (Roulette)        --
 64. One Mint Julep - Ray Charles (Impulse!)                    --
 65. Emotions - Brenda Lee (Decca)                              47
 66. Please Tell Me Why - Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)             --
 67. Happy Birthday Blues - Kathy Young & the Innocents (Indigo)60
 68. Lonely Blue Nights -                                         
                  Rosie formerly with the Originals (Brunswick) --
 69. Daddy's Home - Shep & the Limelites (Hull)                 --
 70. Little Girl, Little Boy - Al Martino (20th Century Fox)    54

THE SOARIN' SEVEN SINGLES
  1. Please Say You Want Me - Little Anthony & the Imperials (End)
  2. To Be Loved (Forever) - The Pentagons (Donna)                
  3. Bumble Boogie - B. Bumble & the Stingers (Rendezvous)        
  4. Funny - Maxine Brown (Nomar)                                 
  5. Sweet Little Kathy - Ray Peterson (Dunes)                    
  6. Every Time My Heart Sings - Jimmy Rodgers (Roulette)         
  7. Some Kind of Wonderful - The Drifters (Atlantic)             

77 SOUND SLEEPER
     Hop Scotch - Santo & Johnny (Canadian-American)              

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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