Music Survey: WABC New York, NY “Silver Dollar Sound Survey” Week of December 12, 1961

                        WABC Silver Dollar Sound Survey
                           Week of December 12, 1961   
                                                                  
      TW                                                             LW
       1. The Lion Sleeps Tonight - The Tokens (RCA)    *2 weeks #1*  1
       2. The Twist - Chubby Checker (Parkway)                        5
       3. Please Mr. Postman - The Marvelettes (Tamla)                2
       4. Peppermint Twist, Part 1 -                                   
                                Joey Dee & the Starliters (Roulette)  3
       5. Run to Him - Bobby Vee (Liberty)                            9
       6. There?s No Other (Like My Baby) - The Crystals (Philles)    8
       7. Goodbye Cruel World - James Darren (Colpix)                 4
       8. Moon River - Jerry Butler (Vee Jay)                        10
       9. Till - The Angels (Caprice)                                 7
      10. Let There Be Drums - Sandy Nelson (Imperial)               13
      11. Big Bad John - Jimmy Dean (Columbia)                        6
      12. I Know (You Don?t Love Me No More) - Barbara George (AFO)  40
      13. Happy Birthday, Sweet Sixteen - Neil Sedaka (RCA)          15
      14. Walk On By - Leroy Van Dyke (Mercury)                      27
      15. Maria - Roger Williams (Kapp)                              22
      16. Tonight - Ferrante & Teicher (United Artists)              --
      17. You're the Reason - Bobby Edwards (Crest)                  12
      18. I Don't Know Why - Linda Scott (Canadian-American)         20
      19. The Wanderer - Dion (Laurie)                               34
      20. Gypsy Woman - The Impressions (ABC-Paramount)              18
      21. Tonight - Jay & the Americans (United Artists)             11
      22. Fool #1 - Brenda Lee (Decca)                               21
      23. Unchain My Heart - Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)             37
      24. I Understand (Just How You Feel) - The G-Clefs (Terrace)   --
      25. Can't Help Falling In Love - Elvis Presley (RCA)           33
      26. Runaround Sue - Dion (Laurie)                              19
      27. Small Sad Sam - Phil McLean (Versatile)                    --
      28. When I Fall In Love - The Lettermen (Capitol)              31
      29. In the Middle of a Heartache - Wanda Jackson (Capitol)     --
      30. Crazy - Patsy Cline (Decca)                                32
      31. Never, Never - The Jive Five (Beltone)                     --
      32. Irresistible You - Bobby Darin (Atco)                      29
      33. When the Boy in Your Arms (Is the Boy in Your Heart) -       
                                                Connie Francis (MGM) --
      34. A Letter From Ann - The Videls (JDS)                       --
     *35. A Little Bitty Tear - Burl Ives (Decca)              Pick Hit
      36. The Gypsy Rover - The Highwaymen (United Artists)          --
      37. Heartaches - The Marcels (Colpix)                          14
      38. Imagination - The Quotations (Verve)                       --
      39. Revenge - Brook Benton (Mercury)                           38
      40. The Closer You Are - The Magnificent 4 (Whale)             16
     
          Radio 77 Pick Hit:
          Turn Around, Look at Me - Glen Campbell (Crest)     

    

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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