Music Survey: WABC New York, NY “Sound Survey” March 28, 1961

       WABC Swingin' Sound Survey for Week of March 28, 1961    
                                                            
 TW                                                             LW
  1. Blue Moon - The Marcels (Colpix)              *4 weeks #1*  1
  2. Runaway - Del Shannon (Big Top)                             2
  3. Gee Whiz (Look At His Eyes) - Carla Thomas (Atlantic)       3
  4. I've Told Every Little Star - Linda Scott (Canadian-Am.)    7
  5. Baby Blue - The Echoes (Seg-Way)                            6
  6. Once Upon a Time - Rochell & the Candles (Swingin')         8
  7. Dedicated to the One I Love - The Shirelles (Scepter)       5
  8. Pony Time - Chubby Checker (Parkway)                        4
  9. Please Love Me Forever -                          
                            Cathy Jean & the Roommates (Valmor)  9
 10. But I Do - Clarence "Frogman" Henry (Argo)                 34
 11. The Touchables - Dickie Goodman (Mark-X)                   11
 12. Think Twice - Brook Benton (Mercury)                       17
 13. I Don't Want to Cry - Chuck Jackson (Wand)                 15
 14. Daddy's Home - Shep & the Limelites (Hull)                 20
 15. Don't Worry - Marty Robbins (Columbia)                     18
 16. Surrender - Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)                     10
 17. Apache - Jorgen Ingmann & his Guitar (Atco)                13
 18. Walk Right Back - The Everly Brothers (Warner Brothers)    21
 19. Trust In Me - Etta James (Argo)                            32
 20. Where the Boys Are - Connie Francis (MGM)                  12
 21. The Watusi - The Vibrations (Checker)                      22
 22. Funny - Maxine Brown (Nomar)                               30
 23. Tonight I Fell In Love - The Tokens (Warwick)              31
 24. (Good Goodbye) So So Long - The Bob Knight Four (Laurel)   28
 25. Wheels - The String-A-Longs (Warwick)                      16
 26. Mother-In-Law - Ernie K-Doe (Minit)                        45
 27. Please Tell Me Why - Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)             51
 28. Bye Bye Baby - Mary Wells (Motown)                         29
 29. Spanish Harlem - Ben E. King (Atco)                        14
 30. Tonight My Love, Tonight - Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)       33
 31. The Charanga - Merv Griffin (Carlton)                      --
 32. It's Unbelievable - The Larks (Sheryl)                     24
 33. Some Kind of Wonderful - The Drifters (Atlantic)           55
 34. Dance Girl - The Charts (Everlast)                         59
 35. One Mint Julep - Ray Charles (Impulse!)                    38
 36. Please Say You Want Me -                                 
                           Little Anthony & the Imperials (End) 43
 37. Asia Minor - Kokomo (Felsted)                              39
 38. You Can Have Her - Roy Hamilton (Epic)                     23
 39. Hop Scotch - Santo & Johnny (Canadian-American)            44
 40. What'd I Say - Jerry Lee Lewis & his Pumping Piano (Sun)   46
 41. That's It-I Quit-I'm Movin' On - Sam Cooke (RCA Victor)    --
 42. The Second Time Around - Frank Sinatra (Reprise)           25
 43. I'm In the Mood for Love - The Chimes (Tag)                47
 44. Raisin' Sugar Cane - The Untouchables (Madison)            27
 45. (Love Theme from) One Eyed Jacks - Ferrante & Teicher (UA) 66
 46. In Jerusalem - Jane Morgan (Kapp)                          37
 47. Bewildered - James Brown & his Famous Flames (King)        53
 48. This World We Love In (Il Cielo In una Stanza) -   
                                                    Mina (Time) 58
 49. Calcutta - Lawrence Welk (Dot)                             19
 50. In My Heart - The Timetones (Times Square)                 57
 51. A Hundred Pounds of Clay - Gene McDaniels (Liberty)        --
 52. Happy Birthday Blues - Kathy Young & the Innocents (Indigo)54
 53. Sucu Sucu - Ping-Pong (Kapp)                               62
 54. Nobody Cares (About Me) -                                  
                           Jeanette (Baby) Washington (Neptune) --
 55. Hearts of Stone - Bill Black's Combo (Hi)                  35
 56. Exodus - Ferrante & Teicher (United Artists)               36
 57. Wings of a Dove - Ferlin Husky (Capitol)                   56
 58. Theme from Tunes of Glory -                                 
                           Cambridge Strings & Singers (London) 26
 59. Find Another Girl - Jerry Butler (Vee-Jay)                 52
 60. African Waltz - Cannonball Adderley (Riverside)            --
 61. Merry-Go-Round - Marv Johnson (United Artists)             --
 62. Pony Express - Danny & the Juniors (Swan)                  50
 63. Little Pedro - The Olympics (Arvee)                        61
 64. African Waltz - Johnny Dankworth (Roulette)                --
 65. Just For Old Time's Sake - The McGuire Sisters (Coral)     --
 66. Lazy River - Bobby Darin (Atco)                            40
 67. Help Me - The Twilighters (Ricki)                          67
 68. I Want You - The Celebrities (Music Makers)                --
 69. Take Good Care of Her - Adam Wade (Coed)                   --
 70. Glory of Love - The Roommates (Valmor)                     --
   
  "THE SOARIN' SEVEN SINGLE"
  1. Are You Sure - The Allisons (London)                        
  2. Tragedy - The Fleetwoods (Dolton)                           
  3. Running Scared - Roy Orbison (Monument)                     
  4. When You Dance - The Turbans (Parkway)                      
  5. Unchained Melody - Gerry Granahan (Caprice)                 
  6. I Want a Guy - The Supremes (Tamla)                         
  7. Little Fool - The Charmers (JAF)                            
     Flaming Star - Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)                   
    
 "77 SOUND SLEEPER"
     Book of Love - Bobby Bare (Fraternity)                      
  
 "BIG 7 LPs"
  1. All the Way - Frank Sinatra (Capitol)                       
  2. Calcutta - Lawrence Welk (Dot)                              
  3. G.I. Blues - Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)                     
  4. Great Motion Picture Themes - Various Artists (UA)          
  5. I'll Buy You a Star - Johnny Mathis (Columbia)            
  6. Happy Times! Sing Along with Mitch - Mitch Miller (Columbia)
  7. Camelot - Original Cast (Columbia)                          
    
  "SURE-SHOT 7 LPs"
  1. It's Pony Time - Chubby Checker (Parkway)                   
  2. Genius + Soul =3D Jazz - Ray Charles (Impulse!)              
  3. Tonight: In Person - The Limeliters (Capitol)              
  4. Jewish Favorites - Connie Francis (MGM)                    
  5. The Ventures - The Ventures (Dolton)                        
  6. Sing "n" Clap Along (Cha Cha Cha's and Merengues) -         
                                           Edmundo Ros (London) 
  7. Bobby Rydell Salutes the Great Ones - Bobby Rydell (Cameo) 
    
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. Some formatting may have been done to allow survey to display properly on the blog.

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