Music Survey: WABC New York, NY “Swingin’ Sound Survey” Week of March 14, 1961

        WABC Swingin’ Sound Survey for Week of March 14, 1961      

 TW                                                             LW
  1. Blue Moon - The Marcels (Colpix)              *2 weeks #1*  1
  2. Gee Whiz (Look At His Eyes) - Carla Thomas (Atlantic)       3
  3. Pony Time - Chubby Checker (Parkway)                        2
  4. Dedicated to the One I Love - The Shirelles (Scepter)       5
  5. Runaway - Del Shannon (Big Top)                            18
  6. Please Love Me Forever -                                     
                            Cathy Jean & the Roommates (Valmor)  4
  7. Once Upon a Time - Rochell & the Candles (Swingin’)        12
  8. Baby Blue - The Echoes (Seg-Way)                           13
  9. Surrender - Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)                      7
 10. The Touchables - Dickie Goodman (Mark-X)                    9
 11. Where the Boys Are - Connie Francis (MGM)                   8
 12. I’ve Told Every Little Star - Linda Scott (Canadian-Am.)   19
 13. Spanish Harlem - Ben E. King (Atco)                         6
 14. Apache - Jorgen Ingmann & his Guitar (Atco)                16
 15. Wheels - The String-A-Longs (Warwick)                      11
 16. Calcutta - Lawrence Welk (Dot)                             10
 17. I Don’t Want to Cry - Chuck Jackson (Wand)                 23
 18. Walk Right Back - The Everly Brothers (Warner Brothers)    17
 19. Think Twice - Brook Benton (Mercury)                       20
 20. You Can Have Her - Roy Hamilton (Epic)                     22
 21. Don’t Worry - Marty Robbins (Columbia)                     31
 22. Asia Minor - Kokomo (Felsted)                              25
 23. The Watusi - The Vibrations (Checker)                      35
 24. Good Time Baby - Bobby Rydell (Cameo)                      15
 25. It’s Unbelievable - The Larks (Sheryl)                     29
 26. There’s a Moon Out Tonight - The Capris (Old Town)         14
 27. The Second Time Around - Frank Sinatra (Reprise)           32
 28. Daddy’s Home - Shep & the Limelites (Hull)                 69
 29. Theme from Tunes of Glory -                                  
                           Cambridge Strings & Singers (London) 33
 30. In Jerusalem - Jane Morgan (Kapp)                          36
 31. Baby Sittin’ Boogie - Buzz Clifford (Columbia)             21
 32. Exodus - Ferrante & Teicher (United Artists)               24
 33. Bye Bye Baby - Mary Wells (Motown)                         30
 34. All In My Mind - Maxine Brown (Nomar)                      26
 35. Hearts of Stone - Bill Black’s Combo (Hi)                  48
 36. Little Miss Stuckup - The Playmates (Roulette)             34
 37. Raisin’ Sugar Cane - The Untouchables (Madison)            51
 38. Happy Birthday Blues - Kathy Young & the Innocents (Indigo)67
 39. Trust In Me - Etta James (Argo)                            --
 40. But I Do - Clarence “Frogman” Henry (Argo)                 --
 41. Funny - Maxine Brown (Nomar)                               --
 42. At Last - Etta James (Argo)                                38
 43. Bewildered - James Brown & his Famous Flames (King)        42
 44. Shop Around - The Miracles (Tamla)                         28
 45. Please Tell Me Why - Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)             66
 46. Them That Got - Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)                41
 47. Help Me - The Twilighters (Ricki)                          44
 48. Lazy River - Bobby Darin (Atco)                            40
 49. Pony Express - Danny & the Juniors (Swan)                  43
 50. Calendar Girl - Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)                   53
 51. (Good Goodbye) So So Long - The Bob Knight Four (Laurel)   60
 52. Wings of a Dove - Ferlin Husky (Capitol)                   37
 53. The Right Way - Richie Adams (Beltone)                     --
 54. Find Another Girl - Jerry Butler (Vee-Jay)                 50
 55. Will You Love Me Tomorrow - The Shirelles (Scepter)        27
 56. Marie, Marie - Roger Williams (Kapp)                       45
 57. To Be Loved (Forever) - The Pentagons (Donna)              --
 58. Please Say You Want Me -                                     
                           Little Anthony & the Imperials (End) --
 59. Take All the Kisses - Connie & the Cones (Roulette)        63
 60. Tonight My Love, Tonight - Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)       --
 61. Little Girl, Little Boy - Al Martino (20th Century Fox)    70
 62. Wait a Minute - The Coasters (Atco)                        61
 63. Bounty Hunter - The Nomads (Rust)                          59
 64. That’s It-I Quit-I’m Movin’ On - Sam Cooke (RCA Victor)    --
 65. What’d I Say - Jerry Lee Lewis & his Pumping Piano (Sun)   --
 66. One Mint Julep - Ray Charles (Impulse!)                    64
 67. Bumble Boogie - B. Bumble & the Stingers (Rendezvous)      --
 68. Jimmy’s Girl - Johnny Tillotson (Cadence)                  47
 69. Stayin’ In - Bobby Vee (Liberty)                           --
 70. Lonely Blue Nights -                                         
                  Rosie formerly with the Originals (Brunswick) 68

“THE SOARIN’ SEVEN SINGLES”
  1. (Love Theme from) One Eyed Jacks - Ferrante & Teicher (UA)   
  2. Early In the Mornin’ - Ray Charles (Atlantic)                
  3. Take Good Care of Her - Adam Wade (Coed)                     
  4. I’m In the Mood for Love - The Chimes (Tag)                  
  5. Shu Rah - Fats Domino (Imperial)                             
  6. Memphis - Donnie Brooks (Era)                                
  7. (Theme from) My Three Sons - Lawrence Welk (Dot)             

“77 SOUND SLEEPER”
     African Waltz - Johnny Dankworth (Roulette)                  

“BIG 7 LPs”
  1. Calcutta - Lawrence Welk (Dot)                               
  2. G.I. Blues - Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)                      
  3. Great Motion Picture Themes - Various Artists (UA)           
  4. Exodus - Soundtrack (RCA Victor)                             
  5. Sinatra’s Swingin’ Session!!! - Frank Sinatra (Capitol)      
  6. Make Way! - The Kingston Trio (Capitol)                      
  7. Bobby’s Biggest Hits - Bobby Rydell (Cameo)                  

“SURE-SHOT 7 LPs”
  1. Sailor, Sailor - Lolita (Kapp)                               
  2. Happy Times! Sing Along with Mitch - Mitch Miller (Columbia) 
  3. Hi, We’re the Miracles - The Miracles (Tamla)                
  4. Diana Trask - Diana Trask (Columbia)                         
  5. All the Way - Frank Sinatra (Capitol)                        
  6. Far Away Places - Enoch Light (Command)                      
  7. Songs Everybody Knows - Teresa Brewer (Coral)                

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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