Music Survey: WABC New York, NY “Sound Survey” Week of June 28, 1961

        WABC Swingin’ Sound Survey for Week of June 28, 1961       
                                                                  
 TW                                                             LW
  1. Quarter to Three - U.S. Bonds (Legrand)       *2 weeks #1*  1
  2. Travelin’ Man - Ricky Nelson (Imperial)                     2
  3. The Boll Weevil Song - Brook Benton (Mercury)               3
  4. Hats off to Larry - Del Shannon (Big Top)                  10
  5. Tossin’ and Turnin’ - Bobby Lewis (Beltone)                 7
  6. Raindrops - Dee Clark (Vee Jay)                             9
  7. Heart and Soul - The Cleftones (Gee)                        6
  8. Stand By Me - Ben E. King (Atco)                            5
  9. Those Oldies But Goodies (Remind Me of You) -                
                            Little Caesar & the Romans (Del-Fi)  8
 10. Tonight (Could Be the Night) - The Velvets (Monument)      11
 11. Moody River - Pat Boone (Dot)                              12
 12. Yellow Bird - The Arthur Lyman Group (Hi-Fi)               18
 13. Barbara-Ann - The Regents (Gee)                             4
 14. Those Oldies But Goodies (Remind Me of You) -                
                                 Nino & the Ebb Tides (Madison) 14
 15. Every Beat of My Heart - Gladys Knight & the Pips (Fury/VJ)16
 16. Life Is But a Dream - The Earls (Rome)                     13
 17. Pretty Little Angel Eyes - Curtis Lee (Dunes)              43
 18. Tell Me Why - The Belmonts (Sabrina)                       17
 19. Running Scared - Roy Orbison (Monument)                    15
 20. Goodnight Baby - The Imaginations (Music Makers)           20
 21. Nature Boy - Bobby Darin (Atco)                            24
 22. Temptation - The Everly Brothers (Warner Brothers)         25
 23. Dum Dum - Brenda Lee (Decca)                               30
 24. You Always Hurt the One You Love -                           
                                Clarence “Frogman” Henry (Argo) 21
 25. Please Stay - The Drifters (Atlantic)                      37
 26. Let’s Twist Again - Chubby Checker (Parkway)               70
 27. Sacred - The Castells (Era)                                56
 28. Bring Back Your Heart - The Del Vikings (ABC-Paramount)    26
 29. I Like It Like That, Part 1 - Chris Kenner (Instant)       44
 30. Solitaire - The Embers (Empress)                           34
 31. Cupid - Sam Cooke (RCA Victor)                             45
 32. Never On Sunday - The Chordettes (Cadence)                 31
 33. Dance On Little Girl - Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)           49
 34. Time - Jerry Jackson (Kapp)                                27
 35. Exodus - Eddie Harris (Vee Jay)                            33
 36. A Hundred Pounds of Clay - Gene McDaniels (Liberty)        22
 37. What a Sweet Thing That Was - The Shirelles (Scepter)      --
 38. Rama Lama Ding Dong - The Edsels (Twin)                    19
 39. Te-Ta-Te-Ta-Ta - Ernie K-Doe (Minit)                       42
 40. That’s What Girls Are Made For - The Spinners (Tri-Phi)    --
 41. Triangle - Janie Grant (Caprice)                           39
 42. Back Beat No. 1 - The Rondels (Amy)                        --
 43. Summertime Lies - Kitty Kallen (Columbia)                  --
 44. Count Every Star - Donnie & the Dreamers (Whale)           32
 45. Wooden Heart - Gus Backus (Fono-Graf)                      --
 46. Love Makes the World Go Round - Jane Morgan (Kapp)         38
 47. I’m Comin’ On Back to You - Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)      --
 48. Pomp and Circumstance - Adrian Kimberly (Calliope)         --
 49. Michael - The Highwaymen (United Artists)                  --
 50. Wooden Heart - Joe Dowell (Smash)                          --
 51. What a Surprise -                                            
                  Johnny Maestro the Voice of the Crests (Coed) --
 52. My True Story - The Jive Five (Beltone)                    --
 53. The Writing On the Wall - Adam Wade (Coed)                 50
 54. I Feel So Bad - Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)                 29
 55. I Don’t Mind - James Brown & his Famous Flames (King)      68
 56. Right Or Wrong - Wanda Jackson (Capitol)                   --
 57. Mother-In-Law - Ernie K-Doe (Minit)                        23
 58. Think of Me - Maxine Brown (ABC-Paramount)                 --
 59. Bobby - Neil Scott (Portrait)                              41
 60. You Broke My Heart - The Rosettes (Herald)                 --
 61. The Young Savages - Hugo Montenegro (Time)                 60
 62. No, No, No - The Chanters (DeLuxe)                         67
 63. Mighty Good Lovin’ - The Miracles (Tamla)                  --
 64. Dinky Doo - Eddie Bo (Ric)                                 --
 65. When I Go to Sleep At Night - The Tokens (RCA Victor)      --
 66. The Girl’s a Devil - The Dukays (Nat)                      69
 67. My Imagination - The Fascinations (Dapt)                   59
 68. I’ve Got News for You - Ray Charles (Impulse!)             --
 69. Ole Buttermilk Sky - Bill Black’s Combo (Hi)               48
 70. Better Tell Him No - The Starlets (PAM)                    64
     
“THE SOARIN’ SEVEN SINGLES”
  1. The Fish - Bobby Rydell (Cameo)                              
  2. Don’t Bet Money Honey - Linda Scott (Canadian-American)      
  3. Runaround - The Regents (Gee)                                
  4. In Time - Steve Lawrence (United Artists)                    
  5. Dedicated (to the Songs I Love) - The 3 Friends (Imperial)   
  6. Let the Sun Shine In - Teddy Randazzo (ABC-Paramount)        
  7. Theme from Come September -                                  
                             Bobby Darin & his Orchestra (Atco)   
     The Little White Cloud That Cried -                          
            The Newton Brothers featuring Wayne Newton (George)   
     Some Day - Maurice Williams & the Zodiacs (Herald)           
     Rainin’ In My Heart - Slim Harpo (Excello)                   
     You Can’t Sit Down, Part 1 - The Phil Upchurch Combo (Boyd)  
     Run, Run, Run - Ronny Douglas (Everest)                      
     Together - Connie Francis (MGM)                              
     No Substitute for Love - Roy Hamilton (Epic)                 
     I Wish It Were Summer All Year Round -                       
                             Miss Frankie Nolan (ABC-Paramount)   
     Last Night - The Mar-Keys (Satellite)                        
     The Switch-a-Roo - Hank Ballard & the Midnighters (King)     
     
“77 SOUND SLEEPER”
     You Gotta Know - The Bob Knight Four (Laurel)                
     
“BIG 7 LPs”
  1. Exodus to Jazz - Eddie Harris (Vee Jay)                      
  2. Ring a Ding Ding - Frank Sinatra (Reprise)                   
  3. TV Sing Along With Mitch - Mitch Miller (Columbia)           
  4. The Bobby Darin Story - Bobby Darin (Atco)                   
  5. Something for Everybody - Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)         
  6. Carnival - Original Cast (MGM)                               
  7. Rick is 21 - Ricky Nelson (Imperial)                         
     
“SURE-SHOT 7 LPs”
  1. The Shirelles Sing - The Shirelles (Scepter)                 
  2. Golden Hit Instrumentals - Al Caiola (United Artists)        
  3. “Annie Get Your Gun” and “Do-Re-Mi” (Hit Songs) -            
                                        Polly Bergen (Columbia)   
  4. Judy at Carnegie Hall - Judy Garland (Capitol)               
  5. Dante and the Evergreens - Dante & the Evergreens (Madison)  
  6. Barbara-Ann - The Regents (Gee)                              
  7. Yellow Bird - Lawrence Welk (Dot)    


NOTES: This is a text-only music 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 and modifying may have been done to allow survey to display properly on the blog and improve searching ability.

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