Music Survey: WABC New York, NY “Silver Dollar Sound Survey” For the Week of March 13, 1962

     WABC Silver Dollar Sound Survey for Week of March 13, 1962    
                                                                  
 TW                                                             LW
  1. Hey! Baby - Bruce Channel (Smash)             *3 weeks #1*  1
  2. Duke of Earl - Gene Chandler (Vee Jay)                      2
  3. What’s Your Name - Don and Juan (Big Top)                   3
  4. Mashed Potato Time - Dee Dee Sharp (Cameo)                  8
  5. Slow Twistin’ - Chubby Checker with Dee Dee Sharp (Parkway)12
  6. Smoky Places - The Corsairs (Tuff)                          5
  7. Afrikaan Beat - Bert Kaempfert (Decca)                      7
 *8. Midnight In Moscow - Kenny Ball (Kapp)                      4
  9. Twistin’ the Night Away - Sam Cooke (RCA)                   6
 10. Let Me In - The Sensations (Argo)                           9
*11. Love Letters - Ketty Lester (Era)                          21
 12. I’ve Got Bonnie - Bobby Rydell (Cameo)                     20
*13. Good Luck Charm - Elvis Presley (RCA)                      --
 14. Soul Twist - King Curtis & the Noble Knights (Enjoy)       13
 15. Our Anniversary - Shep & the Limelites (Hull)              14
*16. Don’t Break the Heart that Loves You - Connie Francis (MGM)11
 17. Hey, Let’s Twist - Joey Dee & the Starliters (Roulette)    26
 18. Dream Baby (How Long Must I Dream) - Roy Orbison (Monument)19
 19. Please Don’t Ask About Barbara - Bobby Vee (Liberty)       22
 20. When My Little Girl is Smiling - The Drifters (Atlantic)   --
 21. Love Me Warm and Tender - Paul Anka (RCA)                  34
 22. Stranger On the Shore - Mr. Acker Bilk (Atco)              --
 23. Do the New Continental - The Dovells (Parkway)             24
 24. Something’s Got a Hold On Me - Etta James (Argo)           31
 25. Johnny Angel - Shelley Fabares (Colpix)                    33
 26. The Twist - Chubby Checker (Parkway)                       10
 27. Young World - Rick Nelson (Imperial)                       --
 28. Lover Please - Clyde McPhatter (Mercury)                   --
 29. Lollipops and Roses - Jack Jones (Kapp)                    30
 30. Percolator (Twist) - Billy Joe & the Checkmates (Dore)     35
 31. Come Back Silly Girl - The Lettermen (Capitol)             --
 32. Cry Baby Cry - The Angels (Caprice)                        --
 33. Where Have All the Flowers Gone -                            
                                    The Kingston Trio (Capitol) 32
*34. Johnny Jingo - Hayley Mills (Buena Vista)                  36
 35. My Boomerang Won’t Come Back - Charlie Drake (UA)          --
 36. Dear One - Larry Finnegan (Old Town)                       --
 37. Uptown - The Crystals (Philles)                            --
 38. Walk On the Wild Side - Brook Benton (Mercury)             --
 39. How Low is Low - Jamie Coe (ABC-Paramount)                 --
*40. You Win Again - Fats Domino (Imperial)                     --
     
Radio 77 Pick Hit:
     Ev’rybody’s Twistin’ - Frank Sinatra (Reprise)               
     
*denotes former Radio 77 Pick Hit
 
 

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. Some formatting may have been done to allow survey to display properly on the blog.

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