WMGM Top 40 Survey

For the Week of December 17, 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   2  SINGING THE BLUES - Guy Mitchell (Columbia)                    9
 2   1  LOVE ME TENDER - Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)                   12
 3   4  THE GREEN DOOR - Jim Lowe (Dot)                               11
 4   5  JUST WALKING IN THE RAIN - Johnnie Ray (Columbia)             14
 5   3  TRUE LOVE - Bing Crosby & Grace Kelly (Capitol)               13
 6  11  A ROSE AND A BABY RUTH - George Hamilton IV (ABC-Paramount)    9
 7   7  CINDY, OH CINDY - Vince Martin with The Tarriers (Glory)      12
 8   6  BLUEBERRY HILL - Fats Domino (Imperial)                       12
 9   8  HEY! JEALOUS LOVER - Frank Sinatra (Capitol)                  10
10  10  DON’T BE CRUEL - Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)                   21
11  13  LOVE ME - Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)                           6
12   9  HONKY TONK (pt. 2) - Bill Doggett (King)                      18
13  12  FRIENDLY PERSUASION (Thee I Love) - Pat Boone (Dot)           13
14  15  GONNA GET ALONG WITHOUT YA NOW - Patience & Prudence
        (Liberty)                                                      6
15  14  TWO DIFFERENT WORLDS - Don Rondo (Jubilee)                    12
16  16  MAMA FROM THE TRAIN - Patti Page (Mercury)                     9
17  37  THE BANANA BOAT SONG - The Tarriers (Glory)                    2
18  24  NIGHT LIGHTS - Nat “King” Cole (Capitol)                       7
19  25  MUTUAL ADMIRATION SOCIETY - Teresa Brewer (Coral)              6
20  36  LOVE IS STRANGE - Mickey & Sylvia (Groove)                     2
21  18  A THOUSAND MILES AWAY - The Heartbeats (Rama)                  9
22  --  JAMAICA FAREWELL - Harry Belafonte (RCA Victor)                1
23  20  BLANCHE - The 3 Friends (Lido)                                 9
24  40  SLOW WALK - Bill Doggett (King) / Sil Austin (Mercury)         4
25  34  PRISCILLA - Eddie Cooley & The Dimples (Royal Roost)           6
26  --  HOUND DOG - Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)                        22
27  21  PETTICOATS OF PORTUGAL - Dick Jacobs & His Orchestra (Coral)   9
28  --  GARDEN OF EDEN - Joe Valino (Vik)                              1
29  32  ROCK-A-BYE YOUR BABY WITH A DIXIE MELODY - Jerry Lewis
        (Decca)                                                        3
30  31  SINCE I MET YOU BABY - Ivory Joe Hunter (Atlantic)             4
31  --  ON MY WORD OF HONOR - The Platters (Mercury)                   2
32  28  CITY OF ANGELS - The Highlights (Bally)                        6
33  38  ANASTASIA - Pat Boone (Dot)                                    2
34  19  YOU’LL NEVER NEVER KNOW - The Platters (Mercury)              13
35  --  WISDOM OF A FOOL - The Five Keys (Capitol)                     1
36  30  I WALK THE LINE - Johnny Cash & The Tennessee Two (Sun)       10
37  --  MOONLIGHT GAMBLER - Frankie Laine (Columbia)                   1
38  23  TONIGHT YOU BELONG TO ME - Patience & Prudence (Liberty)      21
39  29  TO THE ENDS OF THE EARTH - Nat “King” Cole (Capitol)           7
40  --  I DREAMED - Betty Johnson (Bally)                              1

 

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