WJJD 1160 AM

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS

Week: 1961-12-25
Format: T40
                        WJJD 1160 - CHICAGO    
                FORTY TOP TUNES OF GREATER CHICAGO
                      WEEK OF DECEMBER 25, 1961
   TW                                                             LW
    1. The Lion Sleeps Tonight – The Tokens                        1
    2. Let There Be Drums – Sandy Nelson                           2
    3. Run To Him – Bobby Vee                                      3
    4. Moon River – Henry Mancini                                  5
    5. Happy Birthday, Sweet Sixteen – Neil Sedaka                 4
    6. Peppermint Twist – Joey Dee                                15
    7. Walk On By – Leroy Van Dyke                                 7
    8. When I Fall In Love – Lettermen                            14
    9. Please Mr. Postman – Marvelettes                            8
   10. The Twist – Chubby Checker                                 18
   11. I Don’t Know Why – Linda Scott                             11
   12. Till – Angels                                              10
   13. Goodbye Cruel World – Jimmy Darren                          6
   14. Rock A Hula/Can’t Help Falling – Elvis Presley             22
   15. Your Ma Said You Cried – Kenny Dino                        13
   16. Smoky Places – Corsairs                                    21
   17. Small Sad Sam – Phil Mclean                                26
   18. Jingle Bell Rock – Rydell & Checker                        34
   19. I Know – Barbara George                                    31
   20. Just Out Of Reach – Solomon Burke                           9
   21. I Understand – G-Clefs                                     12
   22. Garden Of Eden – Bobby Comstock                            17
   23. Let’s Go Trippin’ – Dick Dale                              27
   24. When The Boy/Baby’s First – Connie Francis                 35
   25. Moon River – Jerry Butler                                  20
   26. She’s Everything – Ral Donner                              36
   27. Town Without Pity – Gene Pitney                            --
   28. Little Miss U.S.A. – Barry Mann                            26
   29. Runaround Sue – Dion                                       19
   30. Tonight – Farnswartel & Klarn                              17
   31. Little Alter Boy – Vic Dana                                33
   32. Johnny Will – Pat Boone                                    38
   33. Hey Little Girl – Del Shannon                              30
   34. What A Walk – Bobby Lewis                                  23
   35. Gypsy Rover – Highwaymen                                   39
   36. Majestic/Wanderer – Dion                                   --
   37. Over The Mountain – Ronnie Rice                            40
   38. Love You – Bob Conrad                                      --
   39. Happy Jose – Jack Ross                                     --
   40. Nite Owl – Dukays                                          --

       UP 'N COMING  
       All Around – Toppers
       A Little Too Much – Clarence Henry
       Dear Lady Twist – U.S. Bonds
       Dear One – Larry Finnegan
       Dreamy Eyes – Johnny Tillotson
       Funny How Time Slips Away – Jommy Elridge
       Irresistable You – Bobby Darin
       Jamie – Eddie Holland
       Mommy & Daddy Were Twistin’ – Susan Summers
       My Girl Josephine/Twist Her – Bill Black
       New Kind Of Love – Willie Harper
       Nine Pound Hammer – Lou Rawls
       Norman – Sue Thompson
       Once Around The Block – Four Preps
       One Degree North – Mar-Keys
       Portrait Of A Fool – Conway Twitty
       Seventh Day – Al Anthony
       Tears From An Angel – Troy Shondell
       You Don’t Have To Be A Tower – Gloria Lynne
       White Fang – Soapy Sales
                                 
 NOTES: The artist of the #30 song should be Ferrante & Teicher.

    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. 

      Survey courtesy of Ed Erxleben.

Contributed by: Gary Pfeifer (Friday, 2023-01-13)




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