WMGM Top 40 Survey

For the Week of August 13, 1956

Courtesy of www.musicradio77.com

Survey collected and contributed by Randy Price, Tom Natoli, and Joe Persek
For more information contact Allan Sniffen

 

 

TW  LW                                                               WOC*
 1   1  MY PRAYER - The Platters (Mercury)                             9
 2   3  WHATEVER WILL BE, WILL BE (Que Sera, Sera) - Doris Day
        (Columbia)                                                     8
 3   2  I WANT YOU, I NEED YOU, I LOVE YOU - Elvis Presley
        (RCA Victor)                                                  12
 4   7  HOUND DOG - Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)                         5
 5  10  ALLEGHENY MOON - Patti Page (Mercury)                         11
 6   8  I ALMOST LOST MY MIND - Pat Boone (Dot)                       11
 7  11  MOONGLOW AND THEME FROM “PICNIC” - Morris Stoloff & The
        Columbia Pictures Orchestra (Decca)                           15
 8   6  ON THE STREET WHERE YOU LIVE - Vic Damone (Columbia)          15
 9   5  THE FLYING SAUCER - Buchanan & Goodman (Luniverse)             3
10   4  THE WAYWARD WIND - Gogi Grant (Era)                           15
11  12  CANADIAN SUNSET - Hugo Winterhalter & His Orchestra with
        Eddie Heywood (RCA Victor)                                     5
12   9  BE-BOP-A-LULA - Gene Vincent & His Blue Caps (Capitol)         5
13  14  IN THE STILL OF THE NITE - The Five Satins (Ember)             2
14  33  TONIGHT YOU BELONG TO ME - Patience & Prudence (Liberty)       3
15  16  I’M IN LOVE AGAIN - Fats Domino (Imperial)                    13
16  13  STANDING ON THE CORNER - The Four Lads (Columbia)             15
17  20  YOU DON’T KNOW ME - Jerry Vale (Columbia)                      4
18  15  MORE - Perry Como (RCA Victor)                                10
19  --  MAMA, TEACH ME TO DANCE - Eydie Gorme (ABC-Paramount)          2
20  25  IT ONLY HURTS FOR A LITTLE WHILE - The Ames Brothers
        (RCA Victor)                                                   9
21  24  TRANSFUSION - Nervous Norvus (Dot)                             9
22  29  THAT’S ALL THERE IS TO THAT - Nat “King” Cole & The Four
        Knights (Capitol)                                              2
23  17  STRANDED IN THE JUNGLE - The Cadets (Modern)                   8
24  19  A SWEET OLD FASHIONED GIRL - Teresa Brewer (Coral)            13
25  21  DON’T BE CRUEL - Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)                    3
26  30  TREASURE OF LOVE - Clyde McPhatter (Atlantic)                 14
27  26  GLENDORA - Perry Como (RCA Victor)                            11
28  34  I PROMISE TO REMEMBER - Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers (Gee)    6
29  18  A CASUAL LOOK - The Six Teens (Flip)                           8
30  28  SOFT SUMMER BREEZE - Eddie Heywood (Mercury)                   2
31  32  WHEN MY DREAMBOAT COMES HOME - Fats Domino (Imperial)          3
32  37  FROM A SCHOOL RING TO A WEDDING RING - The Rover Boys
        (ABC-Paramount)                                                2
33  --  FEVER - Little Willie John (King)                              2
34  36  THE FOOL - Sanford Clark (Dot) / The Gallahads (Jubilee)       4
35  27  THE OLD PHILOSOPHER - Eddie Lawrence (Coral)                   4
36  31  AFTER THE LIGHTS GO DOWN LOW - Al Hibbler (Decca)              4
37  --  GHOST TOWN - Don Cherry (Columbia)                             1
38  --  GIVE US THIS DAY - Joni James (M-G-M)                          3
39  --  EARTH ANGEL (Will You Be Mine) - The Penguins (Mercury)        1
40  --  HAPPINESS STREET - Georgia Gibbs (Mercury)                     1

*Beginning with the week of May 7

 

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