WMGM Top 40 Survey

For the Week of July 2, 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  MOONGLOW AND THEME FROM “PICNIC” - Morris Stoloff & The
        Columbia Pictures Orchestra (Decca)                            9
 2   5  I WANT YOU, I NEED YOU, I LOVE YOU - Elvis Presley
        (RCA Victor)                                                   6
 3   3  ON THE STREET WHERE YOU LIVE - Vic Damone (Columbia)           9
 4   2  THE WAYWARD WIND - Gogi Grant (Era)                            9
 5   4  STANDING ON THE CORNER - The Four Lads (Columbia)              9
 6   7  IVORY TOWER - Cathy Carr (Fraternity)                          9
 7   8  MY PRAYER - The Platters (Mercury)                             3
 8   6  I’M IN LOVE AGAIN - Fats Domino (Imperial)                     7
 9  18  I ALMOST LOST MY MIND - Pat Boone (Dot)                        5
10  13  GRADUATION DAY - The Rover Boys (ABC-Paramount)                8
11  17  BORN TO BE WITH YOU - The Chordettes (Cadence)                 7
12   9  HEARTBREAK HOTEL - Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)                  9
13  20  GLENDORA - Perry Como (RCA Victor)                             5
14  16  A SWEET OLD FASHIONED GIRL - Teresa Brewer (Coral)             7
15  28  THE HAPPY WHISTLER - Don Robertson (Capitol)                   9
16  12  TRANSFUSION - Nervous Norvus (Dot)                             4
17  11  WALK HAND IN HAND - Tony Martin (RCA Victor)                   8
18  14  TREASURE OF LOVE - Clyde McPhatter (Atlantic)                  8
19  29  MORE - Perry Como (RCA Victor)                                 4
20  24  IT ONLY HURTS FOR A LITTLE WHILE - The Ames Brothers
        (RCA Victor)                                                   3
21  26  ALLEGHENY MOON - Patti Page (Mercury)                          5
22  10  HOT DIGGITY (Dog Ziggity Boom) - Perry Como (RCA Victor)       9
23  19  WHATEVER WILL BE, WILL BE (Que Sera, Sera) - Doris Day
        (Columbia)                                                     2
24  30  A CASUAL LOOK - The Six Teens (Flip)                           2
25  32  STRANDED IN THE JUNGLE - The Cadets (Modern)                   2
26  15  MY BLUE HEAVEN - Fats Domino (Imperial)                        9
27  38  PORTUGUESE WASHERWOMEN - Joe “Fingers” Carr (Capitol)          2
28  35  READY TEDDY - Little Richard & His Band (Specialty)            2
29  --  KISS ME ANOTHER - Georgia Gibbs (Mercury)                      4
30  --  LONG TALL SALLY - Little Richard & His Band (Specialty)        8
31  22  I COULD HAVE DANCED ALL NIGHT - Sylvia Syms (Decca)            8
32  23  I WANT YOU TO BE MY GIRL - Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers
        (Gee)                                                          9
33  25  CAN YOU FIND IT IN YOUR HEART - Tony Bennett (Columbia)        9
34  40  LOVE, LOVE, LOVE - The Clovers (Atlantic)                      2
35  21  (How Little It Matters) HOW LITTLE WE KNOW - Frank Sinatra
        (Capitol)                                                      8
36  34  YOU’RE THE APPLE OF MY EYE - The Four Lovers (RCA Victor)      5
37  33  IN A SHANTY IN OLD SHANTY TOWN - Somethin’ Smith & The
        Redheads (Epic)                                                2
38  --  WE GO TOGETHER - The Moonglows (Chess)                         1
39  --  LAZY RIVER - Roberta Sherwood (Decca)                          1
40  --  CAN’T WE BE SWEETHEARTS - The Cleftones (Gee)                  1

*Beginning with the week of May 7

 

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