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RADIO STATION WABC'S (New York City) TOP SINGLES OF 1961 (Station's Survey) PDF Print E-mail
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Dec 14, 2016 at 10:24 PM

RADIO STATION WABC'S(New York City)TOP SINGLES OF 1961(Station's Survey)

  1-RUNAROUND SUE-DION-LAURIE-OCTOBER                                     
  2-QUARTER TO THREE-GARY U.S.BONDS-LEGRAND-July                         
  3-RUNAWAY-DEL SHANNON-BIG TOP-April                                      
  4-BRISTOL STOMP-DOVELLS-Parkway-November                                   
  5-BLUE MOON-MARCELS-Colpix-April                                           
  7-TRAVELIN' MAN-RICK NELSON-Imperial-May                                   
  8-THERE'S A MOON OUT TONIGHT-Capris-Old Town-February                      
  9-MOTHER-IN-LAW-Ernie K.Doe-Minit-May                                      
 10-WILL YOU LOVE ME TOMORROW-Shirelles-Scepter-February               
 11-Tossin' & Turnin'-Bobby Lewis-Beltone-August                             
 12-Daddy's Home-Shep & Limelights-Hull-May                                 
 13-Pony Time-Chubby Checker-Parkway-March                                   
 14-Big Bad John-Jimmy Dean-Columbia-November                                
 15-Take Good Care Of My Baby-Bobby Vee-Liberty-October                      
 16-Exodus-Ferrante & Teicher-United Artist-February                         
 17-Michael-Highwaymen-United Artist-September                               
 18-A Hundred Pounds Of Clay-Gene McDaniels-Liberty-May                      
 19-Calcutta-Lawrence Welk-Dot-February                                      
 20-Shop Around-Miracles-Tamla-February                                      
 22-My True Story-Jive Five-Beltone-September                                
 23-Pretty Little Angel Eyes-Curtis Lee-Dunes-August                         
 24-Please Love Me Forever-Cathy Jean & Roomates-Valmor-April                
 25-Spanish Harlem-Ben E. King-Atco-February
 26-Heart and Soul-Cleftones-Gee-June
 27-But I Do-Clarence Frogman Henry-Argo-April                            
 28-Boll Weevil Song-Brook Benton-Mercury-July                               
 29-Angel Baby-Rosie & Originals-Highland-February                           
 30-Hit The Road Jack-Ray Charles-ABC Paramount-October                      
 31-Gee Whiz(Look At His Eyes)-Carla Thomas-Atlantic-March
 32-Let's Twist Again-Chubby Checker-Parkway-August                          
 33-Hats Off To Larry-Del Shannon-Big Top-August                             
 34-School Is Out-Gary US Bonds-Legrand-September                            
 35-I Like It Like That-Chris Kenner-Instant-August                          
 36-I've Told Every Little Star-Linda Scott-Canadian American-May            
 37-Mama Said-Shirelles-Scepter-May                                          
 38-Stand By Me-Ben E. King-Atco-June                                        
 39-Bless You-Tony Orlando-Epic-September
 40-Crying-Roy Orbison-Monument-October                                   
 41-Baby Blue-Echoes-Seg-Way-March
 42-Dedicated To The One I Love-Shirelles-Scepter-March
 43-Last Night-Mar-keys-Satellite-August
 44-Lion Sleeps Tonight-Tokens-RCA-December                               
 45-Hurt-Timi Yuro-Liberty-September                                      
 47-Once In Awhile-Chimes-Tag-January
 48-Those Oldies But Goodies-Little Caesar & The Romans-Del-fi-June       
 49-Raindrops-Dee Clark-Vee Jay-July                                      
 50-Peppermint Twist, Part 1-Joey Dee & Starliters-Roulette-December
 51-All In My Mind-Maxine Brown-Nomar-February
 52-Does Your Chewing Gum Lose Its Flavor-Lonnie Donegan -Dot-September  
 53-Once Upon a Time-Rochell & the Candles-Swingin'-March
 54-Tonight I Fell In Love-Tokens-Warwick-April
 55-Portrait Of My Love-Steve Lawrence-United Artist-May                  
 56-Where The Boys Are-Connie Francis-MGM-March                           
 57-The Twist-Chubby Checker-Parkway-December
 58-I Love How You Love Me-Paris Sisters-Gragmark-November                
 59-Good-bye Cruel World-James Darren-December                             
 60-You're The Reason-Bobby Edwards-Crest-November                        
 61-Running Scared-Roy Orbison-Monument-June                              
 62-Are You Lonesome Tonight-Elvis Presley-January
 63-Halfway to Paradise-Tony Orlando-Epic-May
 64-Moon River-Jerry Butler-Vee Jay-December                              
 65-This Time-Troy Shondell-Liberty-October                               
 66-Don't Bet Money Honey-Linda Scott-Canadian American-September         
 67-Surrender-Elvis Presley-RCA-March                                     
 68-The Way You Look Tonight-Lettermen-Capitol-October
 69-The Fly-Chubby Checker-Parkway-November                               
 70-I Count the Tears-Drifters-Atlantic-January
 71-Tonight(Could Be the Night)-Velvets-Monument-July
 72-Good Time Baby-Bobby Rydell-Cameo-February
 73-A Little Bit of Soap-Jarmels-Laurie-September
 74-Together-Connie Francis-MGM-August                                    
 75-Rama Lama Ding Dong-Edsels-Twin-May
 76-A Thousand Tears-Kathy Young & The Innocents-Indigo-January 
 77-Wizard of Love-Lydells-Master-August
 78-Yellow Bird-Arthur Lyman Group-Hi Fi-July                             
 79-The Touchables-Dickie Goodman-Mark-X-March
 80-Who Put The Bomp-Barry Mann-ABC Paramount-September                   
 82-Ya Ya-Lee Dorsey-Fury-October                                         
 83-Calendar Girl-Neil Sedaka-RCA-February                                
 84-The Mountain's High-Dick & Dee Dee-Liberty-September                  
 85-Those Oldies But Goodies (Remind Me of You)-Nino & Ebb Tides-Madison-June
 86-Tower Of Strength-Gene McDaniels-Liberty-November                     
 87-Run To Him-Bobby Vee-Liberty-December                                 
 88-Rubber Ball-Bobby Vee-Liberty-January                                 
 89-Sad Movies-Sue Thompson-Hickory-October                               
 90-There's No Other (Like My Baby)-Crystals-Philles-November
 91-Some Kind Of Wonderful-Drifters-Atlantic-May                          
 92-Wheels-String Alongs-Warwick-March                                    
 93-Wonderland By Night-Bert Kaempfert-Decca-January                       
 94-Baby Sittin' Boogie-Buzz Clifford-Columbia-March                      
 95-(Good Goodbye) So So Long-Bob Knight Four-Laurel-April
 96-I Understand (Just How You Feel)-G-Clefs-Terrace-November
 97-Look In My Eyes-Chantels-Carlton-September
 99-Trust In Me-Etta James-Argo-April
100-Let's Get Together-Hayley Mills-Vista-October                         
101-Moody River-Pat Boone-Dot-June                                        
102-Let There Be Drums-Sandy Nelson-Imperial-December                     
103-What a Sweet Thing That Was-Shirelles-Scepter-August
104-A Thing of the Past-Shirelles-Scepter-August
105-Dum Dum-Brenda Lee-Decca-August                                       
106-Life Is But a Dream-Earls-Rome-June
107-Lover's Island-Blue Jays-Milestone-October
108-Think Twice-Brook Benton-Mercury-April                                
109-Funny-Maxine Brown-Nomar-April
110-Fool #1-Brenda Lee-Decca-November                                     
111-More Money for You and Me-Four Preps-Capitol-September
112-Happy Birthday, Sweet Sixteen-Neil Sedaka-RCA-December
113-The Closer You Are-Magnificent 4-Whale-November
114-Apache-Jorgen Ingmann & His Guitar-Atco-March                         
116-You Can Depend On Me-Brenda Lee-Decca-May                             
117-I Don't Want to Cry-Chuck Jackson-Wand-March
118-North to Alaska-Johnny Horton-Columbia-January
119-Little Sister-Elvis Presley-RCA-October                               
120-Tonight-Jay & the Americans-United Artists-November
121-It's Gonna Work Out Fine-Ike & Tina Turner-Sue-October
122-For Sentimental Reasons-The Cleftones-Gee-September
123-Corinna,Corinna-Ray Peterson-Dunes-January                              
124-Every Beat of My Heart-Gladys Knight & the Pips-Fury/VJ-June
125-You Can Have Her-Roy Hamilton-Epic-February
126-Wooden Heart-Joey Dowell-Smash-August                                 
127-I Know (You Don't Love Me No More)-Barbara George-AFO-December
128-Mexico-Bob Moore-Monument-October                                     
129-Stay-Maurice Williams & the Zodiacs-Herald-January
130-Sailor (Your Home Is the Sea)-Lolita-Kapp-January
131-Glory of Love-Roommates-Valmor-May
132-You Must Have Been A Beautiful Baby-Bobby Darin-Atco-October          
133-Foot Stomping, Part 1-Flares-Felsted-November
134-The Magnificent Seven-Al Caiola-United Artists-January
135-Walk On By-Leroy Van Dyke-Mercury-December                            
136-Tonight-Ferranti & Teicher-United Artist-December                     
138-Tell Me Why-Belmonts-Sabrina-June
139-When We Get Married-Dreamlovers-Heritage-September
140-Juke Box Saturday Night-Nino & the Ebb Tides-Madison-September
141-Tonight My Love, Tonight-Paul Anka-ABC-Paramount-April
142-The Wanderer-Dion-Laurie-December
143-African Waltz-Johnny Dankworth-Roulette-May
144-Gypsy Woman-Impressions-ABC-Paramount-December
145-Walk Right Back-Everly Brothers-Warner Brothers-March
146-Hey You-Imaginations-Music Makers-November
147-Goodnight Baby-Imaginations-Music Makers-June
148-Many Tears Ago-Connie Francis-MGM-January
149-I Really Love You-Stereos-Cub-November
150-Don't Worry-Marty Robbins-Columbia-March                              
151-One Mint Julep-Ray Charles-Impulse-May                                
152-Baby Oh Baby-Shells-Johnson-January
153-Band of Gold-Roommates-Valmor-September
154-So Long Baby-Del Shannon-Big Top-October
155-Dance By the Light of the Moon-Olympics-Arvee-January
156-Emotions-Brenda Lee-Decca-February                                    
157-Missing You-Ray Peterson-Dunes-September
158-I Don't Know Why-Linda Scott-Canadian American-December
159-Can't Help Falling In Love-Elvis Presley-RCA-December
160-Poetry In Motion-Johnny Tillotson-Cadence-January
161-Maria-Roger Williams-Kapp-December
162-You're Sixteen-Johnny Burnette-Liberty-January                        

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