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SILVER DOLLAR SURVEY

CHICAGO'S AUTHENTIC RADIO RECORD SURVEY
 DECEMBER 9, 1961 

Survey courtesy Rick Rumick

 

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LAST
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  1. LET THERE BE DRUMS
  2. RUN TO HIM
  3. GOODBYE CRUEL WORLD
  4. THE LION SLEEPS TONIGHT
  5. WALK ON BY
  6. I UNDERSTAND
  7. HAPPY BIRTHDAY SWEET SIXTEEN
  8. RUNAROUND SUE
  9. JUST OUT OF REACH
10. PLEASE MR. POSTMAN
11. TONIGHT
12. BIG BAD JOHN
13. YOUR MA SAID
14. GARDEN OF EDEN
15. TURNAROUND
16. I WANNA THANK YOU/DOOR TO PARA
17. SOOTHE ME
18. FOOL #1
19. LITTLE MISS USA
20. LITTLE ALTAR BOY
21. SMOKY PLACES
22. WHEN I FALL IN LOVE
23. WHAT A WALK
24. GYPSY WOMAN
25. LET'S GO TRIPPIN'
26. I'LL NEVER STOP WANTING YOU
27. EVERYBODY'S CRYING
28. CRAZY
29. WELL I TOLD YOU
30. I DON'T KNOW WHY
31. I KNOW
32. MOON RIVER
33. WALKIN' BACK TO HAPPINESS
34. DANNY BOY
35. LOVELAND
36. SMALL SAD SAM
37. SMILE
38. JAMBALAYA
39. OVER THE MOUNTAIN
40. HEY LITTLE GIRL


Sandy Nelson - Imperial    1
Bobby Vee - Liberty  10
James Darren - Colpix    2
Tokens - RCA  18
LeRoy Van Dyke - Mercury    8
G Clefs - Terrace    4
Neil Sedaka - RCA  12
Dion - Laurie    5
Solomon Burke -Atlantic    6
Marvelettes - Tamla  16
Ferrante & Teicher - UA  15
Jimmy Dean - Columbia    3
Kenny Dino - Musicor  20
Bobby Comstock - Festival  22
Glen Campbell - Crest  13
Bobby Rydell - Cameo  14
Sims Twins - SAR  17
Brenda Lee - Decca    7
Barry Mann - ABC Para  24
Vic Dana - Dolton  30
Corsairs - Tuff  31
Lettermen - Capitol  --
Bobby Lewis - Beltone  29
Impressions - ABC Para  11
Dick Dale - Deltone  33
Brian Hyland - ABC Para  26
Jimmy Beaumont - May  35
Patsy Cline - Decca  28
Chantels - Carlton  38
Linda Scott - Can Am  --
Barbara George - AFO  36
Henry Mancini - RCA  --
Helen Shipiro - Capitol  40
Andy Williams - Columbia  --
Paul Anka - ABC Para  --
Phil McLean - Versatile  --
Timi Yuro - Liberty  --
Fats Domino - Imperial  --
Ronnie Rice - IRC  --
Del Shannon - Big Top  --


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SARAH VAUGHN'S GOLDEN HITS - MERCURY

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