Music Survey: WABC New York, NY “Sound Survey” Week of November 7, 1961

         WABC Swingin' Sound Survey for Week of November 7, 1961     
                                                                  
     TW                                                             LW
      1. Please Mr. Postman - The Marvelettes (Tamla)   *1 week #1*  2
      2. Big Bad John - Jimmy Dean (Columbia)                        3
      3. Runaround Sue - Dion (Laurie)                               1
      4. Bristol Stomp - The Dovells (Parkway)                       4
      5. This Time- Troy Shondell (Liberty)                         12
      6. Heartaches - The Marcels (Colpix)                           6
      7. I Love How You Love Me - The Paris Sisters (Gregmark)       7
      8. Tower of Strength - Gene McDaniels (Liberty)               23
     *9. You're the Reason - Bobby Edwards (Crest)                  19
     10. Hit the Road Jack - Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)             5
     11. Sad Movies (Make Me Cry) - Sue Thompson (Hickory)           8
     12. I Understand (Just How You Feel) - The G-Clefs (Terrace)   14
     13. The Fly - Chubby Checker (Parkway)                          9
     14. The Closer You Are - The Magnificent 4 (Whale)             20
     15. Moon River - Jerry Butler (Vee-Jay)                        16
     16. I Really Love You - The Stereos (Cub)                      28
     17. Take Five - The Dave Brubeck Quartet (Columbia)            --
     18. Ya Ya - Lee Dorsey (Fury)                                  11
     19. Foot Stomping, Part 1 - The Flares (Felsted)               13
     20. Fool #1 - Brenda Lee (Decca)                               15
     21. Hey You - The Imaginations (Music Makers)                  22
    *22. Peppermint Twist, Part 1 -                                   
                               Joey Dee & the Starliters (Roulette) --
     23. September In the Rain - Dinah Washington (Mercury)         33
     24. The Way You Look Tonight - The Lettermen (Capitol)         10
    *25. Rock-a-Bye Your Baby With a Dixie Melody -                   
                                         Aretha Franklin (Columbia) --
     26. There's No Other (Like My Baby) - The Crystals (Philles)   --
    *27. 'Til - The Angels (Caprice)                                --
     28. The Twist - Chubby Checker (Parkway)                       --
     29. Three Steps from the Altar - Shep and the Limelites (Hull) 39
     30. School Is In - Gary 'U.S.' Bonds (Legrand)                 --
    *31. Tonight - Jay & the Americans (United Artists)             --
     32. Tonight - Eddie Fisher (7 Arts)                            --
    *33. Gypsy Woman - The Impressions (ABC-Paramount)              --
     34. Sweets For My Sweet - The Drifters (Atlantic)              36
     35. The Lion Sleeps Tonight - The Tokens (RCA Victor)          --
     36. It's Gonna Work Out Fine - Ike and Tina Turner (Sue)       18
     37. Under the Moon of Love - Curtis Lee (Dunes)                40
     38. A Letter From Ann - The Videls (JDS)                       --
    *39. I'll Be Seeing You - Frank Sinatra (Reprise)               --
     40. Big John - The Shirelles (Scepter)                         26

    *WABC Soaring 7 Singles
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    WABC BIG 7 LPs
    1. I Remember Tommy - Frank Sinatra (Reprise)                   
    2. Portrait of Johnny - Johnny Mathis (Columbia)                
    3. Oldies But Goodies, Vol. 3 - Various Artists (Original Sound)
    4. Judy at Carnegie Hall - Judy Garland (Capitol)               
    5. West Side Story - Soundtrack (Columbia)                      
    6. Time Out - The Dave Brubeck Quartet (Columbia)               
    7. Milk and Honey - Original Cast (RCA Victor)                  
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    WABC SURE SHOT 7 LPs
    1. The Flower Drum Song - Soundtrack (Decca)                    
    2. The Best of Steve Lawrence - Steve Lawrence (ABC-Paramount)  
    3. America's Biggest-Selling Pianist - Floyd Cramer (RCA Victor)
    4. A Personal Appearance - Shelley Berman (Verve)               
    5. Greatest Hits - Roger Williams (Kapp)                        
    6. Sarah Vaughan's Golden Hits - Sarah Vaughan (Mercury)        
    7. I Feel So Spanish - Eydie Gorme (United Artists)             
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    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 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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