WMGM Top 40 Survey

For the Week of July 23, 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   5  THE WAYWARD WIND - Gogi Grant (Era)                           12
 2   3  MY PRAYER - The Platters (Mercury)                             6
 3   1  I WANT YOU, I NEED YOU, I LOVE YOU - Elvis Presley
        (RCA Victor)                                                   9
 4   2  ON THE STREET WHERE YOU LIVE - Vic Damone (Columbia)          12
 5   9  I ALMOST LOST MY MIND - Pat Boone (Dot)                        8
 6   6  WHATEVER WILL BE, WILL BE (Que Sera, Sera) - Doris Day
        (Columbia)                                                     5
 7   4  MOONGLOW AND THEME FROM “PICNIC” - Morris Stoloff & The
        Columbia Pictures Orchestra (Decca)                           12
 8   7  I’M IN LOVE AGAIN - Fats Domino (Imperial)                    10
 9  12  ALLEGHENY MOON - Patti Page (Mercury)                          8
10   8  STANDING ON THE CORNER - The Four Lads (Columbia)             12
11  19  BE-BOP-A-LULA - Gene Vincent & His Blue Caps (Capitol)         2
12  21  HOUND DOG - Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)                         2
13  10  IVORY TOWER - Cathy Carr (Fraternity)                         12
14  13  TRANSFUSION - Nervous Norvus (Dot)                             7
15  14  BORN TO BE WITH YOU - The Chordettes (Cadence)                10
16  11  MORE - Perry Como (RCA Victor)                                 7
17  15  STRANDED IN THE JUNGLE - The Cadets (Modern)                   5
18  24  A SWEET OLD FASHIONED GIRL - Teresa Brewer (Coral)            10
19  16  GLENDORA - Perry Como (RCA Victor)                             8
20  18  TREASURE OF LOVE - Clyde McPhatter (Atlantic)                 11
21  17  HEARTBREAK HOTEL - Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)                 12
22  25  A CASUAL LOOK - The Six Teens (Flip)                           5
23  --  THE OLD PHILOSOPHER - Eddie Lawrence (Coral)                   1
24  22  I PROMISE TO REMEMBER - Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers (Gee)    3
25  --  WISHING WELL - Jerry Dorn (King)                               1
26  28  (How Little It Matters) HOW LITTLE WE KNOW - Frank Sinatra
        (Capitol)                                                     11
27  20  IT ONLY HURTS FOR A LITTLE WHILE - The Ames Brothers
        (RCA Victor)                                                   6
28  27  PORTUGUESE WASHERWOMEN - Joe “Fingers” Carr (Capitol)          5
29  31  MY BLUE HEAVEN - Fats Domino (Imperial)                       12
30  --  CANADIAN SUNSET - Hugo Winterhalter & His Orchestra with
        Eddie Heywood (RCA Victor)                                     2
31  26  THE HAPPY WHISTLER - Don Robertson (Capitol)                  12
32  23  CAN’T WE BE SWEETHEARTS - The Cleftones (Gee)                  4
33  --  MY BABY LEFT ME - Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)                   4
34  29  LOVE, LOVE, LOVE - The Clovers (Atlantic)                      4
35  --  THE FOOL - The Gallahads (Jubilee) / Sanford Clark (Dot)       1
36  --  WHEN MY DREAMBOAT COMES HOME - Fats Domino (Imperial)          1
37  --  HEAVEN ON EARTH - The Platters (Mercury)                       1
38  --  THEME SONG FROM “SONG FOR A SUMMER NIGHT” - Mitch Miller &
        His Orchestra (Columbia)                                       1
39  --  RIP IT UP - Little Richard & His Band (Specialty)              1
40  --  SOMEBODY UP THERE LIKES ME - Perry Como (RCA Victor)           1

*Beginning with the week of May 7

 

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