Music Survey: WABC New York, NY “Swingin’ Sound Survey” Week of September 5, 1961

     WABC Swingin' Sound Survey for Week of September 5, 1961     

 TW                                                             LW
  1. My True Story - The Jive Five (Beltone)        *1 week #1*  2
  2. Take Good Care of My Baby - Bobby Vee (Liberty)             3
  3. Michael - The Highwaymen (United Artists)                   1
  4. Bless You - Tony Orlando (Epic)                             7
  5. Last Night - The Mar-Keys (Satellite)                       6
  6. Does Your Chewing Gum Lose Its Flavor (On the Bedpost Over   
              Night) - Lonnie Donegan & his Skiffle Group (Dot)  8
  7. Hurt - Timi Yuro (Liberty)                                  5
  8. Look In My Eyes - The Chantels (Carlton)                   10
  9. For Sentimental Reasons - The Cleftones (Gee)              20
 10. Who Put the Bomp (In the Bomp, Bomp, Bomp) -                 
                                     Barry Mann (ABC-Paramount)  9
 11. Wooden Heart - Joe Dowell (Smash)                          19
 12. School Is Out - Gary "U.S." Bonds (Legrand)                 4
 13. Juke Box Saturday Night - Nino & the Ebb Tides (Madison)   21
 14. Missing You - Ray Peterson (Dunes)                         29
 15. Solitaire - The Embers (Empress)                           14
 16. A Thing of the Past - The Shirelles (Scepter)              15
 17. More Money for You and Me - The Four Preps (Capitol)       24
 18. Lover's Island - The Blue Jays (Milestone)                 39
 19. The Mountain?s High - Dick & DeeDee (Liberty)              27
 20. Song of the Nairobi Trio -                                   
                             The Fortune Tellers (Music Makers) 23
 21. Pretty Little Angel Eyes - Curtis Lee (Dunes)              11
 22. Crying - Roy Orbison (Monument)                            22
 23. Little Sister - Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)                 34
 24. I Wake Up Crying - Chuck Jackson (Wand)                    37
*25. Bristol Stomp - The Dovells (Parkway)                      --
 26. A Little Bit of Soap - The Jarmels (Laurie)                18
 27. Human - Tommy Hunt (Scepter)                               28
 28. Anniversary of Love - The Caslons (Seeco)                  33
 29. Don?t Bet Money Honey - Linda Scott (Canadian-American)    16
 30. When We Get Married - The Dreamlovers (Heritage)           25
 31. Tossin' and Turnin' - Bobby Lewis (Beltone)                26
 32. You Don't Know What You've Got (Until You Lose It) -         
                                              Ral Donner (Gone) 31
*33. Hey Little One - Bruce Bruno (Roulette)                    --
 34. You Must Have Been a Beautiful Baby - Bobby Darin (Atco)   36
 35. Band of Gold - The Roommates (Valmor)                      35
 36. Sixteen Tons - Lou Monte (Reprise)                         40
 37. Without You - Johnny Tillotson (Cadence)                   32
 38. Wizard of Love - The Lydells (Master)                      13
 39. Every Breath I Take - Gene Pitney (Musicor)                45
 40. Magic Moon (Clair de Lune) - The Rays (XYZ)                51
*41. I Don't Play Games - Jerry Jackson (Kapp)                  61
 42. I Fall to Pieces - Patsy Cline (Decca)                     44
*43. It's Gonna Work Out Fine - Ike & Tina Turner (Sue)         --
 44. Let's Twist Again - Chubby Checker (Parkway)               12
 45. I'm Gonna Knock On Your Door - Eddie Hodges (Cadence)      54
 46. Amor - Ben E. King (Atco)                                  42
 47. Mexico - Bob Moore (Monument)                              53
 48. Blue Moon of Kentucky - Dick Hyman (Horizon)               --
 49. Let the Four Winds Blow - Fats Domino (Imperial)           30
 50. The Astronaut (Parts 1 & 2) - Jose Jimenez (Kapp)          --
 51. Sea of Heartbreak - Don Gibson (RCA Victor)                --
*52. Here I Stand - Sonny Dee (Kapp)                            --
 53. "Nag" - The Halos (7 Arts)                                 52
 54. What a Sweet Thing That Was - The Shirelles (Scepter)      41
 55. Big Cold Wind - Pat Boone (Dot)                            55
 56. Stick Shift - The Duals (Sue)                              --
*57. Runaround Sue - Dion (Laurie)                              --
*58. As If I Didn't Know - Adam Wade (Coed)                     --
 59. The Way You Look Tonight - The Lettermen (Capitol)         --
 60. For Sale - The Bob Knight Four (Laurel)                    59
 61. Peanuts - Rick & the Keens (Smash)                         --
 62. You Can?t Sit Down, Part 2 - The Phil Upchurch Combo (Boyd)46
 63. Danger Zone - Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)                  56
 64. There Is My Other Love - Julius LaRosa (Kapp)              57
 65. Never On Sunday - The Chordettes (Cadence)                 38
 66. You Don't Know What It Means - Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)   67
 67. I Dreamed of a Hillbilly Heaven - Tex Ritter (Capitol)     68
 68. Love Me Tenderly - The Del Roy's (Carol)                   49
 69. Ya Ya - Lee Dorsey (Fury)                                  66
 70. Don?t Cry, Baby - Etta James (Argo)                        65

 *WABC Soarin' 7 Singles
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*BIG 7 LPs*

  1. Oldies But Goodies, Vol. 3 - Various Artists (Original Sound)
  2. Portrait of Johnny - Johnny Mathis (Columbia)                
  3. Judy at Carnegie Hall - Judy Garland (Capitol)               
  4. Come Swing With Me - Frank Sinatra (Capitol)                 
  5. Sinatra Swings - Frank Sinatra (Reprise)                     
  6. Jump Up Calypso - Harry Belafonte (RCA Victor)               
  7. More Great Motion Picture Themes - Don Costa (United Artists)
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*SURE-SHOT 7 LPs*

  1. Something for Everybody - Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)         
  2. Your Request Sing Along With Mitch - Mitch Miller (Columbia) 
  3. All the Way - Brenda Lee (Decca)                             
  4. The Slightly Fabulous Limeliters - The Limeliters (RCA)      
  5. Wooden Heart - Joe Dowell (Smash)                            
  6. Return of the Wildest - Louis Prima & Keely Smith (Dot)      
  7. Ballads of the King - The Johnny Mann Singers (Liberty)      
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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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