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WAKY Music Surveys

On this page you'll find scans of WAKY music surveys (lists of WAKY's top hits from various weeks).
Some scans are in .pdf format, so make sure you have the free Adobe Reader to view them.

For text-based WAKY Music Surveys from the 1960s, go here.
For text-based WAKY Music Surveys from the 1970s, go here.
For photos and scans of WAKY Promotional Material, go here.

Have scans of surveys from other years you'd like to share? Drop us a line.
We can also scan surveys you let us borrow.
Undated Surveys
Front of an undated WAKY Super Hit Survey from the mid '60s
1959 Surveys
February 23, 1959
1960 Surveys
January 30, 1960 - Inside January 30, 1960 - Outside
May 21, 1960
1962 Surveys
October 4, 1962 - Inside October 4, 1962 - Outside
1963 Surveys
May 17, 1963 - Inside May 17, 1963 - Outside
August 30, 1963 - Inside August 30, 1963 - Outside
September 13, 1963 - Inside September 13, 1963 - Outside
September 20, 1963 - Inside September 20, 1963 - Outside
September 27, 1963 - Inside September 27, 1963 - Outside
October 4, 1963 - Inside October 4, 1963 - Outside
October 10, 1963 - Inside October 10, 1963 - Outside
October 18, 1963 - Inside October 18, 1963 - Outside
1960-1963 WAKY Survey Collection (ZIP File)
2990 KB
1964 Surveys
January 3, 1964 - Inside January 3, 1964 - Outside
January 11, 1964 - Inside January 11, 1964 - Outside
January 24, 1964 - Inside January 24, 1964 - Outside
April 10, 1964 - Inside April 10, 1964 - Outside
July 17, 1964 - Inside July 17, 1964 - Outside

Jim Brand

George Williams
August 21, 1964 - Inside August 21, 1964 - Outside
August 28, 1964 - Inside August 28, 1964 - Outside

Rusty Reynolds

Tim Tyler
October 10, 1964 - Inside October 10, 1964 - Outside

Jack Daniels
November 7, 1964 - Inside November 7, 1964 - Outside
 November 21, 1964 - Inside November 21, 1964 - Outside
 November 28, 1964 - Inside
December 12, 1964 - Inside December 12, 1964 - Outside
December 26, 1964 - Inside  December 26, 1964 - Outside
1964 WAKY Survey Collection (ZIP File)
95,548 KB
1965 Surveys
January 30, 1965 - Inside
February 6, 1965 - Inside February 6, 1965 - Outside
February 13, 1965 - Inside
February 20, 1965 - Inside February 20, 1965 - Outside
February 27, 1965 - Inside February 27, 1965 - Outside
April 10, 1965 - Inside April 10, 1965 - Outside
April 17, 1965 - Inside April 17, 1965 - Outside
WAKY SILVER DOLLAR SURVEY
WEEK ENDING April 24, 1965


TW LW
1.  5.  I'll Never Find Another You - Seekers
2.  1.  The Game Of Love - Wayne Fontana & The Mindbenders
3. 40.  Mrs. Brown, You've Got A Lovely Daughter - Herman's Hermits
4.  2.  I'm Telling You Now - Freddy & The Dreamers
5.  7.  Go Now - Moody Blues
6.  4.  Not Too Long Ago - Uniques
7.  8.  The Clapping Song - Shirley Ellis
8.  3.  Cast Your Fate To The Wind - Sounds Orchestral
9.  10. Can't Stop Thinking Of You - Bobbi Martin
10. 6.  Can't You Hear My Heartbeat - Herman's Hermits
11. 14. The Race Is On - Jack Jones
12. 16. Count Me In - Gary Lewis & The Playboys
13. 15. Baby The Rain Must Fall - Glenn Yarbrough
14. 19. Silhouettes - Herman's Hermits
15. 28. I Know A Place - Petula Clark
16. 9.  Shotgun - Jr. Walker & The All Stars
17. 29. I Can't Explain - Who
18. 23. Peaches And Cream - Ikettes
19. 11. The Birds And The Bees - Jewel Akens
20. 17. From All Over The World/Freeway Flyer - Jan & Dean
21. 20. Nowhere To Run - Martha & The Vandellas
22. 34. It's Gonna Be Alright - Gerry & The Pacemakers
23. 30. The Last Time - Rolling Stones
24. 26. And Roses And Roses - Andy Williams
25. 21. Long Lonely Nights - Bobby Vinton
26. 12. Stop! In The Name Of Love - Supremes
27. 18. Tired Of Waiting For You - Kinks
28. 38. True Love Ways - Peter & Gordon
29. 13. Red Roses For A Blue Lady - Bert Kaempfert
30. --  Ticket To Ride - Beatles
31. 27. Dear Dad - Chuck Berry
32. --  Help Me Rhonda - Beach Boys
33. 22. Little Things - Bobby Goldsboro
34. 33. Be My Baby - Dick & Deedee
35. 37. Find My Way Back Home - Nashville Teens
36. 34. Out In The Streets - Shangri-Las
37. --  Just A Little - Beau Brummels
38. --  Poor Boy - Sultans
39. --  Moanin' - Chateaus
40. --  Just Once In My Life - Righteous Brothers

SILVER DOLLAR DISC-COVERY (Pick Of The Week)
The Climb - Kingsmen

May 1, 1965 - Inside
May 15, 1965 - Inside May 15, 1965 - Outside
June 19, 1965 - Inside June 19, 1965 - Inside
July 30, 1965 - Inside July 30, 1965 - Outside
August 13, 1965 - Inside August 13, 1965 - Outside
August 20, 1965 - Inside August 20, 1965 - Outside
August 27, 1965 - Inside August 27, 1965 - Outside
October 15, 1965 - Inside October 15, 1965 - Outside
November 25, 1965 - Inside November 25, 1965 - Outside
December 10, 1965 - Inside December 10, 1965 - Outside
December 31, 1965 - Inside December 31, 1965 - Outside
1965 WAKY Survey Collection (ZIP File)
58,051 KB
1966 Surveys
January 28, 1966 - Inside January 28, 1966 - Outside
February 18, 1966
March 4, 1966 - Inside March 4, 1966 - Outside
April 1, 1966 - Inside April 1, 1966 - Outside
April 15, 1966 - Inside April 15, 1966 - Outside
May 27, 1966 - Inside May 27, 1966 - Outside
June 10, 1966 - Inside June 10, 1966 - Outside
July 29, 1966 - Inside July 29, 1966 - Outside
August 5, 1966 - Inside August 5, 1966 - Outside
August 26, 1966 - Inside August 26, 1966 - Outside
September 2, 1966 - Inside September 2, 1966 - Outside
October 28, 1966 - Inside October 28, 1966 - Outside
November 18, 1966 - Inside November 18, 1966 - Outside
December 16, 1966 - Inside December 16, 1966 - Outside
December 23, 1966 - Inside December 23, 1966 - Outside
December 30, 1966 - Inside December 30, 1966 - Outside
1966 WAKY Survey Collection (ZIP File)
15,613 KB
1967 Surveys

1967 Survey (Undated)
February 3, 1967 - Inside February 3, 1967 - Outside
February 10, 1967 - Inside February 10, 1967 - Outside
February 24, 1967
March 3, 1967 - Inside March 3, 1967 - Outside
March 10, 1967 - Inside March 10, 1967 - Outside
March 17, 1967 - Inside March 17, 1967 - Outside
March 24, 1967
July 14, 1967 Inside July 14, 1967 Inside
July 21, 1967 Inside July 21, 1967 Outside
July 28, 1967 Inside July 28, 1967 Outside
August 11, 1967 Inside August 11, 1967 Outside
September 1, 1967 Inside September 1, 1967 Outside
September 15, 1967 Inside September 15, 1967 Inside
September 29, 1967 Inside September 29, 1967 Outside
October 13, 1967 Inside October 13, 1967 Outside
October 27, 1967 Inside October 27, 1967 Outside
November 10, 1967 Inside November 10, 1967 Outside
December 1, 1967 Inside December 1, 1967 Outside
Top 100 of 1967
1967 WAKY Survey Collection (ZIP File)
69,148 KB
1968 Surveys
WAKY Music Newsletter - April 30, 1968
January 12, 1968 Inside January 12, 1968 Outside
January 26, 1968 Inside January 26, 1968 Outside
March 8, 1968 Inside March 8, 1968 Outside
April 5, 1968 Inside April 5, 1968 Outside
April 12, 1968 Inside April 12, 1968 Outside
April 26, 1968 May 3, 1968
May 17, 1968 May 22, 1968
June 6, 1968 Inside June 6, 1968 Outside
June 13, 1968 Inside June 13, 1968 Outside
June 27, 1968 Inside June 27, 1968 Outside
July 4, 1968 Inside July 4, 1968 Outside
July 11, 1968 Inside July 11, 1968 Outside
July 25, 1968 Inside July 25, 1968 Outside
August 7, 1968 Inside August 7, 1968 Outside
August 29, 1968 Inside August 29, 1968 Outside
September 21, 1968 Inside September 21, 1968 Outside
September 27, 1968
October 10, 1968 Inside October 10, 1968 Outside
November 6, 1968 Inside November 6, 1968 Outside
1968 WAKY Survey Collection (ZIP File)
8264 KB
1969 Surveys
January 2, 1969 Inside January 2, 1969 Outside
February 6, 1969 Inside February 6, 1969 Outside
February 13, 1969
March 5, 1969 Inside March 5, 1969 Outside
March 19, 1969 Inside March 19, 1969 Outside
March 26, 1969 April 9, 1969
April 24, 1969 Inside April 24, 1969 Outside
June 12, 1969 Inside June 12, 1969 Outside
June 19, 1969 Inside June 19, 1969 Outside
June 26, 1969 Inside June 26, 1969 Outside
July 3, 1969 Inside July 3, 1969 Outside
July 17, 1969 Inside July 17, 1969 Outside
August 7, 1969
August 15, 1969 Inside August 15, 1969 Outside
August 21, 1969 August 28, 1969
September 4, 1969 Inside September 4, 1969 Outside
September 18, 1969 Inside September 18, 1969 Outside
 October 16, 1969 Inside October 16, 1969 Outside
November 13, 1969 Inside November 13, 1969 Outside
November 20, 1969 Inside November 20, 1969 Outside
November 27, 1969 Inside November 27, 1969 Outside
December 25, 1969 Inside December 25, 1969 Outside
Class of 1969 (Top 101 Hits)
1969 WAKY Survey Collection (ZIP File)
6639 KB
1970 Surveys
January 1, 1970 Inside January 1, 1970 Outside
February 5, 1970 Inside February 5, 1970 Outside
February 18, 1970 Inside February 18, 1970 Outside
March 4, 1970 Inside March 4, 1970 Outside
March 11, 1970
April 8, 1970 Inside April 8, 1970 Outside
April 15, 1970 Inside April 15, 1970 Outside
May 21, 1970 Inside May 21, 1970 Outside
June 11, 1970

John W. "Dude" Walker

Gary Burbank
July 9, 1970 Inside July 9, 1970 Outside
July 23, 1970 Inside July 23, 1970 Outside
August 20, 1970 Inside August 20, 1970 Outside
August 27, 1970 Inside August 27, 1970 Outside
September 10, 1970 Inside September 10, 1970 Outside
September 17, 1970 Inside September 17, 1970 Outside
September 24, 1970 Inside September 24, 1970 Outside
October 29, 1970 Front October 29, 1970 Back
November 5, 1970 Front November 5, 1970 Back
November 19, 1970 Front November 19, 1970 Back
December 3, 1970 Inside December 3, 1970 Outside
December 17, 1970 Inside December 17, 1970 Outside
December 24, 1970 Inside December 24, 1970 Outside
Top Hits of 1970 Front Top Hits of 1970 Back
1970 WAKY Survey Collection (ZIP File)
13,956 KB
1971 Surveys
January 28, 1971 Inside January 28, 1971 Outside
February 11, 1971 Inside February 11, 1971 Outside
March 4, 1971 Inside March 4, 1971 Outside
March 18, 1971 Inside March 18, 1971 Outside
March 25, 1971 Inside March 25, 1971 Outside
April 1, 1971 Inside April 1, 1971 Outside
April 14, 1971 Inside April 14, 1971 Outside
May 19, 1971 Inside May 19, 1971 Outside
May 26, 1971 Inside May 26, 1971 Outside
July 7, 1971 Inside July 7, 1971 Outside
July 28, 1971 Inside July 28, 1971 Outside
August 4, 1971 Inside August 4, 1971 Outside

Bill Bailey

John W. "Dude" Walker
August 18, 1971 Inside August 18, 1971 Outside
September 1, 1971 Inside September 1, 1971 Outside
November 3, 1971 Inside November 3, 1971 Outside
November 10, 1971 Inside November 10, 1971 Outside
November 17, 1971 Inside November 17, 1971 Outside
December 15, 1971 Inside December 15, 1971 Outside
December 22, 1971 Inside December 22, 1971 Outside
December 29, 1971 Inside December 29, 1971 Outside
Top 101 of 1971 Front Top 101 of 1971 Back
1971 WAKY Survey Collection (ZIP File)
19,957 KB
1972 Surveys
February 3, 1972 Inside February 3, 1972 Outside
February 24, 1972 Inside February 24, 1972 Outside
March 1, 1972 Inside March 1, 1972 Outside
March 8, 1972 Inside March 8, 1972 Outside
March 15, 1972 Inside March 15, 1972 Outside
March 22, 1972 Inside March 22, 1972 Outside
March 29, 1972 Inside March 29, 1972 Outside
April 12, 1972 Inside April 12, 1972 Outside
April 19, 1972 Inside April 19, 1972 Outside
May 17, 1972 Inside May 17, 1972 Outside

Jason O'Brian

Jason O'Brian
May 31, 1972 Inside May 31, 1972 Outside
June 21, 1972 Inside June 21, 1972 Outside
July 5, 1972 Inside July 5, 1972 Outside
July 12, 1972 Inside July 12, 1972 Outside
July 19, 1972 Inside July 19, 1972 Outside
July 26, 1972 Inside July 26, 1972 Outside
August 5, 1972 Inside August 5, 1972 Outside

Gary Burbank
August 16, 1972 Inside August 16, 1972 Outside
September 6, 1972 Inside September 6, 1972 Outside
October 4, 1972 Inside October 4, 1972 Outside
November 8, 1972 Inside November 8, 1972 Outside
November 15, 1972 Inside November 15, 1972 Outside
November 29, 1972 Inside November 29, 1972 Outside
December 13, 1972 Inside December 13, 1972 Outside
December 27, 1972 Inside December 27, 1972 Outside
Top 100 of 1972 Front Top 100 of 1972 Back
1972 WAKY Survey Collection (ZIP File)
10,955 KB
1973 Surveys
January 4, 1973 Inside January 4, 1973 Outside
January 10, 1973 Inside January 10, 1973 Outside
January 17, 1973 Inside January 17, 1973 Outside
January 24, 1973 Inside January 24, 1973 Outside
January 31, 1973 Inside January 31, 1973 Outside
February 21, 1973 Inside February 21, 1973 Outside
February 28, 1973 Inside February 28, 1973 Outside
March 7, 1973 Inside March 7, 1973 Outside
March 21, 1973 Inside March 21, 1973 Outside
April 4, 1973 Inside April 4, 1973 Outside
May 9, 1973 Inside May 9, 1973 Outside
May 23, 1973 Inside May 23, 1973 Outside
May 30, 1973 Inside May 30, 1973 Outside
June 13, 1973

Lee Masters

Steven Lee Cook
June 27, 1973 Inside June 27, 1973 Outside
July 4, 1973 Inside July 4, 1973 Outside
July 11, 1973 Inside July 11, 1973 Outside
July 25, 1973 Inside July 25, 1973 Outside
August 8, 1973 Inside August 8, 1973 Outside
August 15, 1973 Inside August 15, 1973 Outside
August 22, 1973 Inside August 22. 1973 Outside
September 5, 1973 Inside September 5, 1973 Outside
September 26, 1973 Inside September 26, 1973 Outside
October 10, 1973 Inside October 10, 1973 Outside
October 24, 1973 Inside October 24, 1973 Outside
November 14, 1973 Inside November 14, 1973 Outside
November 21, 1973 Inside November 21, 1973 Outside
November 28, 1973 Inside November 28, 1973 Outside
December 19, 1973 Inside December 19, 1973 Outside
December 25, 1973 Inside December 25, 1973 Outside
Top 100 of 1973 Front Top 100 of 1973 Back
1973 WAKY Survey Collection (ZIP File)
13,938 KB
1974 Surveys
January 9, 1974 Inside January 9, 1974 Outside
January 16, 1974 Inside January 16, 1974 Outside
January 23, 1974 Inside January 23, 1974 Outside

Johnny Randolph

Lee Gray
January 30, 1974 Inside January 30, 1974 Outside
February 13, 1974 Inside February 13, 1974 Outside
March 20, 1974 August 12, 1974
September 9, 1974 Inside September 9, 1974 Outside
October 7, 1974 Inside October 7, 1974 Outside
December 23, 1974 Inside December 23, 1974 Outside
Top 100 of 1974
1974 WAKY Survey Collection (ZIP File)
3962 KB
1975 Surveys
February 17, 1975 Inside February 17, 1975 Outside
April 28, 1975 Inside April 28, 1975 Outside
May 26, 1975 Inside May 26, 1975 Outside

Lee Masters

Bill Bailey
June 23, 1975 Inside June 23, 1975 Outside
June 30, 1975 Inside June 30, 1975 Outside
October 13, 1975 Inside October 13, 1975 Outside
November 10, 1975 Inside November 10, 1975 Outside
1975 WAKY Survey Collection (ZIP File)
2473 KB
1976 Surveys
January 12, 1976 Inside January 12, 1976 Outside
January 19, 1976 Inside January 19, 1976 Outside
April 26, 1976 Inside April 26, 1976 Outside
August 9, 1976 Inside August, 9 1976 Outside
August 30, 1976 Inside August, 30 1976 Outside

Louisville oldies expert Leonard Yates says: "The 8-30-76 edition was the last WAKY survey distributed in quantity to stores for customer pickup at the counter. After that only one copy was mailed to stores for ordering purposes and to trade publications, etc."

1976 WAKY Survey Collection (ZIP File)
2255 KB
1977 Surveys
July 11, 1977 August 1, 1977
August 15, 1977 September 12, 1977
1978 Surveys
August 7, 1978
1979 Surveys
February 5, 1979 July 13, 1979
July 27, 1979 October 26, 1979
1980 Surveys
June 6, 1980
1981 Surveys
May 29, 1981
1982 Surveys
January 29, 1982
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