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SILVER DOLLAR SURVEY

CHICAGO'S AUTHENTIC RADIO RECORD SURVEY
 DECEMBER 30, 1961 

Survey courtesy Rick Rumick

 

THIS 
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LAST 
WEEK

WKS 
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  1. THE LION SLEEPS TONIGHT
  2. LET THERE BE DRUMS
  3. MOON RIVER
  4. RUN TO HIM
  5. PEPPERMINT TWIST
  6. HAPPY BIRTHDAY SWEET SIXTEEN
  7. I DON'T KNOW WHY
  8. THE TWIST
  9. SMOKY PLACES
10. WALK ON BY
11. WHEN I FALL IN LOVE
12. CAN'T HELP FALLING IN LOVE/ROCK A
13. GOODBYE CRUEL WORLD
14. SMALL SAD SAM
15. SHE'S EVERYTHING
16. PLEASE MR. POSTMAN
17. TIL
18. THE MAJESTIC
19. LET'S GO TRIPPIN'
20. WHEN THE BOY IN YOUR ARMS
21. I KNOW
22. HEY LITTLE GIRL
23. THERE'S NO OTHER
24. JOHNNY WILL
25. SILVER DOLLAR
26. UNCHAIN MY HEART
27. POP GOES THE WEASEL
28. NITE OWL
29. TOWN WITHOUT PITY
30. NEW KIND OF LOVE
31. FLYING CIRCLE
32. MARIA
33. POCKETFUL OF MIRACLES
34. POOR FOOL
35. OVER THE MOUNTAIN
36. TURN ON YOUR LOVELIGHT
37. I HEAR YOU KNOCKING
38. IT WILL STAND
39. IF YOU GOTTA MAKE A FOOL OF SOME
40. LOVE YOU


Tokens - RCA    1
Sandy Nelson - Imperial    2
Henry Mancini - RCA    5
Bobby Vee - Liberty    3
Joey Dee - Roulette  12
Neil Sedaka - RCA    7
Linda Scott - Can Am  13
Chubby Checker - Parkway  18
Corsairs - Tuff    8
LeRoy Van Dyke - Mercury    4
Lettermen - Capitol  11
Elvis Presley - RCA  27
James Darren - Colpix    6
Phil McLean - Versatile  17
Ral Donner - Gone  16
Marvelettes - Tamla  10
Angels - Caprice  19
Dion - Laurie  22
Dick Dale - Deltone  20
Connie Francis - MGM  23
Barbara George - AFO  15
Del Shannon - Big Top  25
Crystals - Philles  29
Pat Boone - Dot  31
Barry Darvell - Atlantic  32
Ray Charles - ABC Para  26
Anthony Newley - London  28
Dukays - NAT  30
Gene Pitney - Musicor  --
Willie Harper - Alton  33
Frank Slay - Swan  36
Roger Williams - Kapp  34
Frank Sinatra - Reprise  35
Ike & Tina Turner - Sue  40
Ronnie Rice - IRC  --
Bobby Bland - Duke  37
Fats Domino - Imperial  38
Showmen - Minit  --
James Ray - Caprice  --
Bob Conrad - Warner Bros.  --


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