WAKR 1590 AM
AKRON, OHIO

Week: 12/30/61
Format: T40
                    WAKR 1590 - TOP OF YOUR DIAL
                       OFFICIAL TOP 40 TUNES
                     WEEK OF DECEMBER 30, 1961   
    1. The Lion Sleeps Tonight - Tokens                            1
    2. Peppermint Twist - Joey Dee                                 6
    3. The Twist - Chubby Checker                                  3
    4. Please Mr. Postman - Marvelettes                            4
    5. Dear Lady Twist - Gary (U.S.) Bonds                        18
    6. Norman - Sue Thompson                                       9
    7. Poor Fool - Ike & Tina                                      8
    8. Dreamy Eyes - Johnny Tillotson                              7
    9. When I Fall In Love - Lettermen                            13
   10. Baby It's You - Shirelles                                  15
   11. Can't Help Falling In Love - Elvis Presley                 12
   12. Cotton Fields - Highwaymen                                 11
   13. Dear Ivan - Jimmy Dean                                     40
   14. A Little Bitty Tear - Burl Ives                            29
   15. Little Altar Boy - Vic Dana                                 2
   16. I Need Someone - Belmonts                                  21
   17. The Roach - Gene & Wendell                                 16
   18. Jingle Bell Rock - Rydell & Checker                         5
   19. Town Without Pity - Gene Pitney                            34
   20. Let There Be Drums - Sandy Nelson                          24
   21. Happy Birthday Sweet 16 - Neil Sedaka                      20
   22. I Know - Barbara George                                    17
   23. Revenge - Brook Benton                                     10
   24. You'll Come Back - Ronnie Douglas                          23
   25. Run To Him - Bobby Vee                                     14
   26. Don't Have To Be A Tower - Gloria Lynne                    27
   27. Greetings - Valadiers                                      33
   28. Maria - Roger Williams                                     37
   29. Along Came Linda - Tommy Boyce                             39
   30. Could Have Loved You So Well - Ray Peterson                30
   31. When The Boy In Your Arms - Connie Francis                 19
   32. Let's Fall In Love - Chimes                                31
   33. Twisting All Night Long - Danny & Jrs.                     32
   34. Unchain My Heart - Ray Charles                             35
   35. Raincoat In The River - Sammy Turner                       36
   36. A Little Too Much - Clarence Henry                         38
   37. Irresistible You - Bobby Darin                             40
   38. Lost Penny - Brook Benton                                  --
   39. Tuff - Ace Cannon                                          --
   40. I'm Blue - Ikettes                                         --
Tie40. Love Is The Sweetest Thing - Saverio Saridis               --

       WAKR'S RICK SHAW PICKS:
       African Beat - Bert Kaempfert
       Crying In The Rain - Everly Brothers
       Chattanooga Choo Choo - Floyd Cramer
       Break It To Me Gently - Brenda Lee
       Early Sunday - Mort Garson
       
       AKRON'S TOP 7 DISC JOCKEYS (pictured)
       Rog Carter
       Jack Ryan
       Robert E. Lee
       Wes Hopkins
       Rick Shaw
       Joe Grant
       Johnny Midnite
 

  NOTE: 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 Wayne Swickley.

Contributed by: Gary Pfeifer (Thursday, December 29, 2011)




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