Music Survey: WABC New York, NY “Swingin’ Sound Survey” Week of September 12, 1961

     WABC Swingin' Sound Survey for Week of September 12, 1961    

 TW                                                             LW
  1. Michael - The Highwaymen (United Artists)     *4 weeks #1*  3
  2. My True Story - The Jive Five (Beltone)                     1
  3. Take Good Care of My Baby - Bobby Vee (Liberty)             2
  4. Does Your Chewing Gum Lose Its Flavor (On the Bedpost Over   
              Night) - Lonnie Donegan & his Skiffle Group (Dot)  6
  5. Hurt - Timi Yuro (Liberty)                                  7
  6. Bless You - Tony Orlando (Epic)                             4
  7. Look In My Eyes - The Chantels (Carlton)                    8
  8. Crying - Roy Orbison (Monument)                            22
  9. Last Night - The Mar-Keys (Satellite)                       5
 10. A Little Bit of Soap - The Jarmels (Laurie)                26
 11. School Is Out - Gary "U.S." Bonds (Legrand)                12
 12. Little Sister - Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)                 23
 13. Band of Gold - The Roommates (Valmor)                      35
 14. The Mountain's High - Dick & DeeDee (Liberty)              19
*15. Bristol Stomp - The Dovells (Parkway)                      25
 16. Who Put the Bomp (In the Bomp, Bomp, Bomp) -                 
                                     Barry Mann (ABC-Paramount) 10
*17. Runaround Sue - Dion (Laurie)                              57
 18. When We Get Married - The Dreamlovers (Heritage)           30
 19. For Sentimental Reasons - The Cleftones (Gee)               9
 20. Lover's Island - The Blue Jays (Milestone)                 18
 21. More Money for You and Me - The Four Preps (Capitol)       17
 22. Juke Box Saturday Night - Nino & the Ebb Tides (Madison)   13
 23. Wooden Heart - Joe Dowell (Smash)                          11
 24. A Thing of the Past - The Shirelles (Scepter)              16
 25. Wizard of Love - The Lydells (Master)                      38
 26. I Wake Up Crying - Chuck Jackson (Wand)                    24
 27. Human - Tommy Hunt (Scepter)                               27
 28. Missing You - Ray Peterson (Dunes)                         14
 29. You Must Have Been a Beautiful Baby - Bobby Darin (Atco)   34
*30. Hit the Road Jack - Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)            --
 31. Magic Moon (Clair de Lune) - The Rays (XYZ)                40
 32. Pretty Little Angel Eyes - Curtis Lee (Dunes)              21
 33. Song of the Nairobi Trio -                                   
                             The Fortune Tellers (Music Makers) 20
 34. Don't Get Around Much Anymore - The Belmonts (Sabrina)     --
*35. Mexico - Bob Moore (Monument)                              47
*36. Love Me Tenderly - The Del Roy's (Carol)                   68
 37. Anniversary of Love - The Caslons (Seeco)                  28
 38. Sixteen Tons - Lou Monte (Reprise)                         36
 39. "Nag" - The Halos (7 Arts)                                 53
 40. Every Breath I Take - Gene Pitney (Musicor)                39
 41. Let's Twist Again - Chubby Checker (Parkway)               44
 42. Blue Moon of Kentucky - Dick Hyman (Horizon)               48
 43. You Don't Know What You've Got (Until You Lose It) -         
                                              Ral Donner (Gone) 32
 44. I Just Don't Understand - Ann-Margaret (RCA Victor)        --
 45. It's Gonna Work Out Fine - Ike & Tina Turner (Sue)         43
*46. The Astronaut (Parts 1 & 2) - Jose Jimenez (Kapp)          50
 47. Don't Bet Money Honey - Linda Scott (Canadian-American)    29
*48. I Dreamed of a Hillbilly Heaven - Tex Ritter (Capitol)     67
 49. I Don't Play Games - Jerry Jackson (Kapp)                  41
 50. Ya Ya - Lee Dorsey (Fury)                                  69
 51. Amor - Ben E. King (Atco)                                  46
 52. Solitaire - The Embers (Empress)                           15
 53. Without You - Johnny Tillotson (Cadence)                   37
 54. Tossin' and Turnin' - Bobby Lewis (Beltone)                31
 55. The Way You Look Tonight - The Lettermen (Capitol)         59
 56. Let?s Get Together - Hayley Mills (Buena Vista)            --
 57. One Track Mind - Bobby Lewis (Beltone)                     --
 58. I Fall to Pieces - Patsy Cline (Decca)                     42
 59. I'm Gonna Knock On Your Door - Eddie Hodges (Cadence)      45
 60. Let the Four Winds Blow - Fats Domino (Imperial)           49
 61. Sea of Heartbreak - Don Gibson (RCA Victor)                51
 62. Big Cold Wind - Pat Boone (Dot)                            55
 63. There Is My Other Love - Julius LaRosa (Kapp)              64
 64. You Don?t Know What It Means - Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)   66
 65. Lookin' For My Baby - The Earls (Rome)                     --
 66. Sad Movies (Make Me Cry) - Sue Thompson (Hickory)          --
 67. (Ghost) Riders In the Sky - Lawrence Welk (Dot)            --
 68. Berlin Melody - Kurt Edelhagen (Decca)                     --
 69. Jeremiah Peabody's Poly Unsaturated Quick Dissolving Fast    
               Acting Pleasant Tasting Green and Purple Pills -   
                                          Ray Stevens (Mercury) --
 70. Peanuts - Rick & the Keens (Smash)                         61
*WABC Soarin' 7 Singles
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"BIG 7 LPs"
  1. Oldies But Goodies, Vol. 3 - Various Artists (Original Sound)
  2. Judy at Carnegie Hall - Judy Garland (Capitol)               
  3. Portrait of Johnny - Johnny Mathis (Columbia)                
  4. Sinatra Swings - Frank Sinatra (Reprise)                     
  5. Jump Up Calypso - Harry Belafonte (RCA Victor)               
  6. Time Out - The Dave Brubeck Quartet (Columbia)               
  7. The Slightly Fabulous Limeliters - The Limeliters (RCA)      
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"SURE-SHOT 7 LPs"
  1. Your Request Sing Along With Mitch - Mitch Miller (Columbia) 
  2. Something for Everybody - Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)         
  3. Whole Lotta Frankie - Frankie Avalon (Chancellor)            
  4. Belafonte at Carnegie Hall - Harry Belafonte (RCA Victor)    
  5. All the Way - Brenda Lee (Decca)                             
  6. Wooden Heart - Joe Dowell (Smash)                            
  7. Breakfast at Tiffany's - Soundtrack (RCA Victor)             
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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.


NOTES: 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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