WMGM Top 40 Survey

For the Week of December 10, 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  LOVE ME TENDER - Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)                   11
 2   3  SINGING THE BLUES - Guy Mitchell (Columbia)                    8
 3   4  TRUE LOVE - Bing Crosby & Grace Kelly (Capitol)               12
 4   2  THE GREEN DOOR - Jim Lowe (Dot)                               10
 5   5  JUST WALKING IN THE RAIN - Johnnie Ray (Columbia)             13
 6   6  BLUEBERRY HILL - Fats Domino (Imperial)                       11
 7   7  CINDY, OH CINDY - Vince Martin with The Tarriers (Glory)      11
 8  12  HEY! JEALOUS LOVER - Frank Sinatra (Capitol)                   9
 9   9  HONKY TONK (pt. 2) - Bill Doggett (King)                      17
10   8  DON’T BE CRUEL - Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)                   20
11  10  A ROSE AND A BABY RUTH - George Hamilton IV (ABC-Paramount)    8
12  11  FRIENDLY PERSUASION (Thee I Love) - Pat Boone (Dot)           12
13  13  LOVE ME - Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)                           5
14  17  TWO DIFFERENT WORLDS - Don Rondo (Jubilee)                    11
15  15  GONNA GET ALONG WITHOUT YA NOW - Patience & Prudence
        (Liberty)                                                      5
16  21  MAMA FROM THE TRAIN - Patti Page (Mercury)                     8
17  26  GOODNIGHT MY LOVE (Pleasant Dreams) - Jesse Belvin (Modern)    3
18  16  A THOUSAND MILES AWAY - The Heartbeats (Rama / Hull)           8
19  14  YOU’LL NEVER NEVER KNOW - The Platters (Mercury)              12
20  19  BLANCHE - The 3 Friends (Lido)                                 8
21  20  PETTICOATS OF PORTUGAL - Dick Jacobs & His Orchestra (Coral)   8
22  18  CANADIAN SUNSET - Hugo Winterhalter & His Orchestra with
        Eddie Heywood (RCA Victor)                                    22
23  28  TONIGHT YOU BELONG TO ME - Patience & Prudence (Liberty)      20
24  22  NIGHT LIGHTS - Nat “King” Cole (Capitol)                       6
25  29  MUTUAL ADMIRATION SOCIETY - Teresa Brewer (Coral)              5
26  33  IT ISN’T RIGHT - The Platters (Mercury)                       10
27  34  WHATEVER WILL BE, WILL BE (Que Sera, Sera) - Doris Day
        (Columbia)                                                    24
28  32  CITY OF ANGELS - The Highlights (Bally)                        5
29  --  TO THE ENDS OF THE EARTH - Nat “King” Cole (Capitol)           6
30  30  I WALK THE LINE - Johnny Cash & The Tennessee Two (Sun)        9
31  23  SINCE I MET YOU BABY - Ivory Joe Hunter (Atlantic)             3
32  35  ROCK-A-BYE YOUR BABY WITH A DIXIE MELODY - Jerry Lewis
        (Decca)                                                        2
33  --  [THE] AUCTIONEER - Chuck Miller (Mercury) / Leroy Van Dyke
        (Dot)                                                          2
34  31  PRISCILLA - Eddie Cooley & The Dimples (Royal Roost)           5
35  --  GREENSLEEVES - The Beverley Sisters (London)                   1
36  --  LOVE IS STRANGE - Mickey & Sylvia (Groove)                     1
37  --  THE BANANA BOAT SONG - The Tarriers (Glory)                    1
38  --  ANASTASIA - Pat Boone (Dot)                                    1
39  24  I FEEL GOOD - Shirley & Lee (Aladdin)                          3
40  27  SLOW WALK - Bill Doggett (King) / Sil Austin (Mercury)         3

 

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