WMGM Top 40 Survey

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

 

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