WMGM Top 40 Survey

For the Week of August 6, 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)                             8
 2   2  I WANT YOU, I NEED YOU, I LOVE YOU - Elvis Presley
        (RCA Victor)                                                  11
 3   3  WHATEVER WILL BE, WILL BE (Que Sera, Sera) - Doris Day
        (Columbia)                                                     7
 4   5  THE WAYWARD WIND - Gogi Grant (Era)                           14
 5   8  THE FLYING SAUCER - Buchanan & Goodman (Luniverse)             2
 6   4  ON THE STREET WHERE YOU LIVE - Vic Damone (Columbia)          14
 7   7  HOUND DOG - Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)                         4
 8   6  I ALMOST LOST MY MIND - Pat Boone (Dot)                       10
 9  15  BE-BOP-A-LULA - Gene Vincent & His Blue Caps (Capitol)         4
10   9  ALLEGHENY MOON - Patti Page (Mercury)                         10
11  10  MOONGLOW AND THEME FROM “PICNIC” - Morris Stoloff & The
        Columbia Pictures Orchestra (Decca)                           14
12  16  CANADIAN SUNSET - Hugo Winterhalter & His Orchestra with
        Eddie Heywood (RCA Victor)                                     4
13  11  STANDING ON THE CORNER - The Four Lads (Columbia)             14
14  --  IN THE STILL OF THE NITE - The Five Satins (Ember)             1
15  13  MORE - Perry Como (RCA Victor)                                 9
16  18  I’M IN LOVE AGAIN - Fats Domino (Imperial)                    12
17  14  STRANDED IN THE JUNGLE - The Cadets (Modern)                   7
18  21  A CASUAL LOOK - The Six Teens (Flip)                           7
19  12  A SWEET OLD FASHIONED GIRL - Teresa Brewer (Coral)            12
20  34  YOU DON’T KNOW ME - Jerry Vale (Columbia)                      3
21  39  DON’T BE CRUEL - Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)                    2
22  17  BORN TO BE WITH YOU - The Chordettes (Cadence)                12
23  22  IVORY TOWER - Cathy Carr (Fraternity)                         14
24  --  TRANSFUSION - Nervous Norvus (Dot)                             8
25  20  IT ONLY HURTS FOR A LITTLE WHILE - The Ames Brothers
        (RCA Victor)                                                   8
26  19  GLENDORA - Perry Como (RCA Victor)                            10
27  23  THE OLD PHILOSOPHER - Eddie Lawrence (Coral)                   3
28  --  SOFT SUMMER BREEZE - Eddie Heywood (Mercury)                   1
29  --  THAT’S ALL THERE IS TO THAT - Nat “King” Cole & The Four
        Knights (Capitol)                                              1
30  24  TREASURE OF LOVE - Clyde McPhatter (Atlantic)                 13
31  33  AFTER THE LIGHTS GO DOWN LOW - Al Hibbler (Decca)              3
32  --  WHEN MY DREAMBOAT COMES HOME - Fats Domino (Imperial)          2
33  37  TONIGHT YOU BELONG TO ME - Patience & Prudence (Liberty)       2
34  25  I PROMISE TO REMEMBER - Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers (Gee)    5
35  --  FROM THE CANDY STORE ON THE CORNER TO THE CHAPEL
        ON THE HILL - Tony Bennett (Columbia)                          1
36  35  THE FOOL - Sanford Clark (Dot) / The Gallahads (Jubilee)       3
37  --  FROM A SCHOOL RING TO A WEDDING RING - The Rover Boys
        (ABC-Paramount)                                                1
38  --  A BEAUTIFUL FRIENDSHIP - Ella Fitzgerald (Verve)               1
39  38  SOMEBODY UP THERE LIKES ME - Perry Como (RCA Victor)           3
40  --  CAN’T WE BE SWEETHEARTS - The Cleftones (Gee)                  5

*Beginning with the week of May 7

 

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