KRLA Tunedex Record Survey For the week of April 21-28, 1961 TW LW 1 1 RUNAWAY- DEL SHANNON* 2 2 Mother-In-Law- Ernie K-Doe 3 3 Blue Moon- The Marcels 4 11 I've Told Every Little Star- Linda Scott 5 4 A Hundred Pounds of Clay- Gene McDaniels 6 8 Sparkle & Shine- Four Coquettes 7 6 On the Rebound- Floyd Cramer 8 7 Underwater- The Frogmen* 9 21 Those Oldies But Goodies- Caesar & Romans 10 12 You Can Depend On Me- Brenda Lee 11 15 Tonight I Fell In Love- The Tokens 12 10 Portrait of My Love- Steve Lawrence 13 17 Shy Away- Jerry Fuller 14 9 Please Love Me Forever- Cathy Jean 15 26 Bonanza- Al Caiola 16 5 But I Do- Clarence "Frogman" Henry 17 34 Hello Mary Lou- Ricky Nelson 18 25 Take Good Care Of Her- Adam Wade 19 22 Asia Minor- Kokomo* 20 18 Watusi- The Vibrations 21 14 One Mint Julep- Ray Charles 22 23 Aftrican Waltz- Cannonball Adderly* 23 16 The Continental Walk- The Rollers 24 29 So Sick- Lucky Clark 25 28 Halfway to Paradise- Tony Orlando 26 30 Funny- Maxine Brown 27 32 I'm In the Mood For Love- The Chimes 28 35 Triangle- Janie Grant 29 57 Peanut Butter- The Marathons* 30 31 Breakin' In a Broken Heart- Connie Francis * INDICATES RECORDS FIRST HEARD ON AAUK, AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND KRLA- WAX TO WATCH 1. Mama Said- The Shirelles 2. Running Scared- Roy Orbison 3. Son-In-Law- The Blossoms 4. Lil' Ole Me- Cornbread & Jerry 5. Girl Machine- Johnny Walsh Pick to Click-- PRISCILLA- Kevin Young- T-Bird
NOTES: The mention of the Auckland, New Zealand radio station is a joke. It was in response to KRLA’s crosstown rival KFWB who had a habit of putting asterisks after certain songs and labeling them as “first heard on KFWB.”
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