WMGM Top 40 Survey

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

 

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