WMGM Top 40 Survey

For the Week of July 16, 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  I WANT YOU, I NEED YOU, I LOVE YOU - Elvis Presley
        (RCA Victor)                                                   8
 2   4  ON THE STREET WHERE YOU LIVE - Vic Damone (Columbia)          11
 3   5  MY PRAYER - The Platters (Mercury)                             5
 4   1  MOONGLOW AND THEME FROM “PICNIC” - Morris Stoloff & The
        Columbia Pictures Orchestra (Decca)                           11
 5   3  THE WAYWARD WIND - Gogi Grant (Era)                           11
 6   9  WHATEVER WILL BE, WILL BE (Que Sera, Sera) - Doris Day
        (Columbia)                                                     4
 7   8  I’M IN LOVE AGAIN - Fats Domino (Imperial)                     9
 8   6  STANDING ON THE CORNER - The Four Lads (Columbia)             11
 9  10  I ALMOST LOST MY MIND - Pat Boone (Dot)                        7
10   7  IVORY TOWER - Cathy Carr (Fraternity)                         11
11  12  MORE - Perry Como (RCA Victor)                                 6
12  14  ALLEGHENY MOON - Patti Page (Mercury)                          7
13  13  TRANSFUSION - Nervous Norvus (Dot)                             6
14  11  BORN TO BE WITH YOU - The Chordettes (Cadence)                 9
15  15  STRANDED IN THE JUNGLE - The Cadets (Modern)                   4
16  16  GLENDORA - Perry Como (RCA Victor)                             7
17  17  HEARTBREAK HOTEL - Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)                 11
18  21  TREASURE OF LOVE - Clyde McPhatter (Atlantic)                 10
19  --  BE-BOP-A-LULA - Gene Vincent & His Blue Caps (Capitol)         1
20  20  IT ONLY HURTS FOR A LITTLE WHILE - The Ames Brothers
        (RCA Victor)                                                   5
21  --  HOUND DOG - Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)                         1
22  24  I PROMISE TO REMEMBER - Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers (Gee)    2
23  27  CAN’T WE BE SWEETHEARTS - The Cleftones (Gee)                  3
24  18  A SWEET OLD FASHIONED GIRL - Teresa Brewer (Coral)             9
25  25  A CASUAL LOOK - The Six Teens (Flip)                           4
26  26  THE HAPPY WHISTLER - Don Robertson (Capitol)                  11
27  22  PORTUGUESE WASHERWOMEN - Joe “Fingers” Carr (Capitol)          4
28  23  (How Little It Matters) HOW LITTLE WE KNOW - Frank Sinatra
        (Capitol)                                                     10
29  --  LOVE, LOVE, LOVE - The Clovers (Atlantic)                      3
30  28  WALK HAND IN HAND - Tony Martin (RCA Victor)                  10
31  29  MY BLUE HEAVEN - Fats Domino (Imperial)                       11
32  34  I WANT YOU TO BE MY GIRL - Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers
        (Gee)                                                         11
33  40  IN A SHANTY IN OLD SHANTY TOWN - Somethin’ Smith & The
        Redheads (Epic)                                                4
34  --  HOT DIGGITY (Dog Ziggity Boom) - Perry Como (RCA Victor)      10
35  --  THE MAGIC TOUCH - The Platters (Mercury)                       9
36  --  LITTLE GIRL OF MINE - The Cleftones (Gee)                      5
37  --  FEVER - Little Willie John (King)                              1
38  30  I COULD HAVE DANCED ALL NIGHT - Sylvia Syms (Decca)           10
39  --  AFTER THE LIGHTS GO DOWN LOW - Al Hibbler (Decca)              1
40  --  YOU DON’T KNOW ME - Jerry Vale (Columbia)                      1

*Beginning with the week of May 7

 

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