Music Survey: WABC New York, NY “Swingin’ Sound Survey” Week of November 28, 1961

     WABC Swingin’ Sound Survey for Week of November 28, 1961     

 TW                                                             LW
  1. Please Mr. Postman - The Marvelettes (Tamla)   *3 weeks #1  1
  2. The Lion Sleeps Tonight - The Tokens (RCA Victor)           5
  3. Peppermint Twist, Part 1 -                                   
                           Joey Dee & the Starliters (Roulette)  7
  4. Big Bad John - Jimmy Dean (Columbia)                        2
  5. The Twist - Chubby Checker (Parkway)                       16
  6. Goodbye Cruel World - James Darren (Colpix)                 8
  7. Runaround Sue - Dion (Laurie)                               3
  8. You're the Reason - Bobby Edwards (Crest)                   4
 *9. There’s No Other (Like My Baby) - The Crystals (Philles)   21
 10. Moon River - Jerry Butler (Vee-Jay)                        12
 11. Bristol Stomp - The Dovells (Parkway)                      11
*12. Run to Him - Bobby Vee (Liberty)                           30
 13. The Closer You Are - The Magnificent 4 (Whale)             18
 14. I Understand (Just How You Feel) - The G-Clefs (Terrace)   20
 15. Tonight - Jay & the Americans (United Artists)             13
 16. ‘Til - The Angels (Caprice)                                17
 17. I Love How You Love Me - The Paris Sisters (Gregmark)      14
 18. Foot Stomping, Part 1 - The Flares (Felsted)               31
 19. Heartaches - The Marcels (Colpix)                           9
*20. Let There Be Drums - Sandy Nelson (Imperial)               25
 21. Fool #1 - Brenda Lee (Decca)                               10
 22. I Don’t Know Why - Linda Scott (Canadian-American)         19
*23. Happy Birthday, Sweet Sixteen - Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)   37
 24. The Fly - Chubby Checker (Parkway)                         23
 25. Tonight - Ferrante & Teicher (United Artists)              15
 26. Let’s Twist Again - Chubby Checker (Parkway)               --
*27. Walk On By - Leroy Van Dyke (Mercury)                      33
*28. Maria - Roger Williams (Kapp)                              --
 29. Take Five - The Dave Brubeck Quartet (Columbia)            38
 30. When I Fall In Love - The Lettermen (Capitol)              34
 31. Hey You - The Imaginations (Music Makers)                  40
 32. Crazy - Patsy Cline (Decca)                                24
 33. Three Steps from the Altar - Shep and the Limelites (Hull) 35
 34. A Letter From Ann - The Videls (JDS)                       --
*35. Rock-a-Hula Baby - Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)              --
 36. The Wanderer - Dion (Laurie)                               --
 37. Gypsy Woman - The Impressions (ABC-Paramount)              39
 38. Rock-a-Bye Your Baby With a Dixie Melody -                   
                                     Aretha Franklin (Columbia) 26
 39. This Time- Troy Shondell (Liberty)                         22
 40. Tower of Strength - Gene McDaniels (Liberty)                6

*WABC Soaring 7 Singles

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WABC BIG 7 LPs
  1. I Remember Tommy - Frank Sinatra (Reprise)                   
  2. Judy at Carnegie Hall - Judy Garland (Capitol)               
  3. Your Twist Party - Chubby Checker (Parkway)                  
  4. Doin’ the Twist - Joey Dee & the Starliters (Roulette)       
  5. Blue Hawaii - Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)                     
  6. West Side Story - Soundtrack (Columbia)                      
  7. Greatest Hits - Roger Williams (Kapp)                        

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WABC SURE SHOT 7 LPs
  1. Bobby Rydell and Chubby Checker -                            
                          Bobby Rydell & Chubby Checker (Cameo)   
  2. Do the Twist! - Ray Charles (Atlantic)                       
  3. Joyeaux Noel - Les Djinns Singers (ABC-Paramount)            
  4. Clap Hands, Here Comes Charlie - Ella Fitzgerald (Verve)     
  5. Hurt - Timi Yuro (Liberty)                                   
  6. Holiday Sing Along With Mitch - Mitch Miller (Columbia)      
  7. How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying -           
                                     Original Cast (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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