Music Survey: WABC New York, NY “Silver Dollar Sound Survey” For the Week of March 6, 1962

     WABC Silver Dollar Sound Survey for Week of March 6, 1962     

 TW                                                             LW
  1. Hey! Baby - Bruce Channel (Smash)             *2 weeks #1*  1
  2. Duke of Earl - Gene Chandler (Vee Jay)                      2
  3. What’s Your Name - Don and Juan (Big Top)                   5
 *4. Midnight In Moscow - Kenny Ball (Kapp)                      4
  5. Smoky Places - The Corsairs (Tuff)                          3
  6. Twistin’ the Night Away - Sam Cooke (RCA)                  10
  7. Afrikaan Beat - Bert Kaempfert (Decca)                      7
  8. Mashed Potato Time - Dee Dee Sharp (Cameo)                 --
  9. Let Me In - The Sensations (Argo)                           6
 10. The Twist - Chubby Checker (Parkway)                        8
*11. Don’t Break the Heart that Loves You - Connie Francis (MGM)14
 12. Slow Twistin’ - Chubby Checker with Dee Dee Sharp (Parkway)18
 13. Soul Twist - King Curtis & the Noble Knights (Enjoy)       31
 14. Our Anniversary - Shep & the Limelites (Hull)              13
 15. The Wanderer - Dion (Laurie)                                9
 16. Her Royal Majesty - James Darren (Colpix)                  19
 17. Crying in the Rain - The Everly Brothers (Warner Brothers) 24
 18. What’s So Good About Goodbye - The Miracles (Tamla)        17
 19. Dream Baby (How Long Must I Dream) - Roy Orbison (Monument)--
 20. I’ve Got Bonnie - Bobby Rydell (Cameo)                     40
*21. Love Letters - Ketty Lester (Era)                          36
 22. Please Don’t Ask About Barbara - Bobby Vee (Liberty)       --
 23. Twistin’ Postman -  The Marvelettes (Tamla)                29
 24. Do the New Continental - The Dovells (Parkway)             20
 25. Chip Chip - Gene McDaniels (Liberty)                       25
 26. Hey, Let’s Twist - Joey Dee & the Starliters (Roulette)    28
 27. The Alvin Twist - David Seville & the Chipmunks (Liberty)  39
 28. Dear Lady Twist - Gary “U.S.” Bonds (Legrand)              11
*29. Break It to Me Gently - Brenda Lee (Decca)                 15
 30. Lollipops and Roses - Jack Jones (Kapp)                    33
 31. Something’s Got a Hold On Me - Etta James (Argo)           30
 32. Where Have All the Flowers Gone -                            
                                    The Kingston Trio (Capitol) 38
 33. Johnny Angel - Shelley Fabares (Colpix)                    --
 34. Love Me Warm and Tender - Paul Anka (RCA)                  --
 35. Percolator (Twist) - Billy Joe & the Checkmates (Dore)     16
*36. Johnny Jingo - Hayley Mills (Buena Vista)                  --
 37. Norman - Sue Thompson (Hickory)                            21
 38. Peppermint Twist, Pt 1 -                                     
                           Joey Dee & the Starliters (Roulette) 12
 39. I’m Blue (The Gong-Gong Song) - The Ikettes (Atco)         --
 40. Baby It’s You - The Shirelles (Scepter)                    --

Radio 77 Pick Hit:
     Caterina - Perry Como (RCA)                                  

*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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