WMGM Top 40 Survey

For the Week of December 24, 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  SINGING THE BLUES - Guy Mitchell (Columbia)                   10
 2   3  THE GREEN DOOR - Jim Lowe (Dot)                               12
 3   2  LOVE ME TENDER - Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)                   13
 4   4  JUST WALKING IN THE RAIN - Johnnie Ray (Columbia)             15
 5   5  TRUE LOVE - Bing Crosby & Grace Kelly (Capitol)               14
 6   8  BLUEBERRY HILL - Fats Domino (Imperial)                       13
 7   7  CINDY, OH CINDY - Vince Martin with The Tarriers (Glory)      13
 8   6  A ROSE AND A BABY RUTH - George Hamilton IV (ABC-Paramount)   10
 9   9  HEY! JEALOUS LOVER - Frank Sinatra (Capitol)                  11
10  11  LOVE ME - Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)                           7
11  17  THE BANANA BOAT SONG - The Tarriers (Glory)                    3
11  --  BANANA BOAT (Day-O) - Harry Belafonte (RCA Victor)             1
12  12  HONKY TONK (pt. 2) - Bill Doggett (King)                      19
13  10  DON’T BE CRUEL - Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)                   22
14  14  GONNA GET ALONG WITHOUT YA NOW - Patience & Prudence
        (Liberty)                                                      7
15  13  FRIENDLY PERSUASION (Thee I Love) - Pat Boone (Dot)           14
16  22  JAMAICA FAREWELL - Harry Belafonte (RCA Victor)                2
17  16  MAMA FROM THE TRAIN - Patti Page (Mercury)                    10
18  23  BLANCHE - The 3 Friends (Lido)                                10
19  29  ROCK-A-BYE YOUR BABY WITH A DIXIE MELODY - Jerry Lewis
        (Decca)                                                        4
20  25  PRISCILLA - Eddie Cooley & The Dimples (Royal Roost)           7
21  15  TWO DIFFERENT WORLDS - Don Rondo (Jubilee)                    13
22  20  LOVE IS STRANGE - Mickey & Sylvia (Groove)                     3
23  19  MUTUAL ADMIRATION SOCIETY - Teresa Brewer (Coral)              7
24  40  I DREAMED - Betty Johnson (Bally)                              2
25  32  CITY OF ANGELS - The Highlights (Bally)                        7
26  --  GOODNIGHT MY LOVE (Pleasant Dreams) - Jesse Belvin (Modern)    4
27  27  PETTICOATS OF PORTUGAL - Dick Jacobs & His Orchestra (Coral)  10
28  37  MOONLIGHT GAMBLER - Frankie Laine (Columbia)                   2
29  --  [THE] AUCTIONEER - Chuck Miller (Mercury) / Leroy Van Dyke
        (Dot)                                                          3
30  18  NIGHT LIGHTS - Nat “King” Cole (Capitol)                       8
31  --  GREENSLEEVES - The Beverley Sisters (London)                   2
32  30  SINCE I MET YOU BABY - Ivory Joe Hunter (Atlantic)             5
33  31  ON MY WORD OF HONOR - The Platters (Mercury)                   3
34  39  TO THE ENDS OF THE EARTH - Nat “King” Cole (Capitol)           8
35  24  SLOW WALK - Bill Doggett (King) / Sil Austin (Mercury)         5
36  28  GARDEN OF EDEN - Joe Valino (Vik)                              2
37  33  ANASTASIA - Pat Boone (Dot)                                    3
38  --  TAKE ME BACK BABY - Guy Mitchell (Columbia)                    1
39  --  CINCO ROBLES (Five Oaks) - Russell Arms (Era)                  1
40  35  WISDOM OF A FOOL - The Five Keys (Capitol)                     2

 

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