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SILVER DOLLAR SURVEY

AUGUST 30, 1963

Survey courtesy Rick Rumick

Note: no regular survey was issued for August 23rd, 1963. For that date an "890 Million Dollar Survey"
covering the top hits of the past three years came out.

THIS                                                                                              TWO WEEKS   WKS
WEEK                                                                                                    AGO          PLD

  1. MY BOYFRIEND'S BACK.................................................Angels-Smash     1     6
  2. HELLO MUDDAH HELLO FADDAH........................Allan Sherman-WB     2     6
  3. MARTIAN HOP............................................................Randells-Chairman   30     4
  4. BLOWIN' IN THE WIND.....................................Peter, Paul & Mary-WB     9     9
  5. THEN HE KISSED ME.......................................................Crystals-Philles   33     5
  6. ABILENE............................................................George Hamilton IV-RCA   15     6
  7. DENISE.................................................................Randy & Rainbows-Rust   10     8
  8. DETROIT CITY..............................................................Bobby Bare-RCA     5     9
  9. WIPE OUT...............................................................................Surfaris-Dot     3     9
10. BLUE VELVET..............................................................Bobby Vinton-Epic    --     3
11. IF I HAD A HAMMER.................................................Trini Lopez-Reprise   26     4
12. MORE...........................................................................Kai Winding-Verve   16     8
13. IT'S JUDY'S TURN TO CRY....................................Lesley Gore-Mercury     6     9
14. TRUE LOVE NEVER RUNS SMOOTH....................Gene Pitney-Musicor   13   10
15. THE KIND OF BOY YOU CAN'T FORGET.................Raindrops-Jubilee   14     6
16. YOU AN NEVER STOP ME LOVING YOU.....Johnny Tillotson-Cadence   21     6
17. CANDY GIRL/MARLENA........................................Four Seasons-Veejay     4   10
18. THIS IS ALL I ASK................................................Tony Bennett-Columbia   28     3
19. BREAKWATER...........................................................Lawrence Welk-Dot   22     5
20. REV UP.............................................................Manuel & Renegades-Piper   40     4
21. PAINTED TAINTED ROSE...........................................Al Martino-Capitol   29     5
22. BUST OUT.............................................................................Busters-Arlen   20     5
23. MAKE THE WORLD GO AWAY...................................Timi Yuro-Liberty   39     7
24. WHAT MAKES LITTLE GIRLS CRY............................Victorians-Liberty   18      6
25. HEY GIRL...................................................................Freddie Scott-Colpix   31     6
26. HEATWAVE.....................................................Martha & Vandellas-Gordy   35     3
27. SURFER GIRL..............................................................Beach Boys-Capitol    --     2
28. DROWNIN' MY SORROWS...................................Connie Francis-MGM    --     2
29. SALLY GO ROUND THE ROSES........................................Jaynettes-Tuff    --     3
30. PLEASE DON'T TALK TO THE LIFEGUARD............Diane Ray-Mercury    --     3
31. ELEPHANT WALK...............................................Donald Jenkins-Cortland    --     3
32. I'LL BELIEVE IT WHEN I SEE IT.......................................Sierras-Goldisc    --     4
33. MONKEY TIME............................................................Major Lance-Okeh   24     6
34. MOCKINGBIRD.............................................................Inez Foxx-Symbol   27     6
35. BE MY BABY......................................................................Ronettes-Philles    --     3
36. TOMMY MAKES GIRLS CRY.......................................Kelly Garnett-Ava    --     4
37. FRANKIE AND JOHNNY..............................................Sam Cooke-RCA   34     3
38. MICKEY'S MONKEY.........................................................Miracles-Tamla   36     5
39. CHINA NIGHTS......................................................Kyu Sakamoto-Capitol   38     4
40. MAN'S TEMPTATION............................................Gene Chandler-Veejay   37     3

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