Music Survey: WABC New York, NY “Silver Dollar Sound Survey” Week of March 20, 1962

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