WMGM Top 40 Survey

For the Week of July 30, 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  MY PRAYER - The Platters (Mercury)                             7
 2   3  I WANT YOU, I NEED YOU, I LOVE YOU - Elvis Presley
        (RCA Victor)                                                  10
 3   6  WHATEVER WILL BE, WILL BE (Que Sera, Sera) - Doris Day
        (Columbia)                                                     6
 4   4  ON THE STREET WHERE YOU LIVE - Vic Damone (Columbia)          13
 5   1  THE WAYWARD WIND - Gogi Grant (Era)                           13
 6   5  I ALMOST LOST MY MIND - Pat Boone (Dot)                        9
 7  12  HOUND DOG - Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)                         3
 8  --  THE FLYING SAUCER - Buchanan & Goodman (Luniverse)             1
 9   9  ALLEGHENY MOON - Patti Page (Mercury)                          9
10   7  MOONGLOW AND THEME FROM “PICNIC” - Morris Stoloff & The
        Columbia Pictures Orchestra (Decca)                           13
11  10  STANDING ON THE CORNER - The Four Lads (Columbia)             13
12  18  A SWEET OLD FASHIONED GIRL - Teresa Brewer (Coral)            11
13  16  MORE - Perry Como (RCA Victor)                                 8
14  17  STRANDED IN THE JUNGLE - The Cadets (Modern)                   6
15  11  BE-BOP-A-LULA - Gene Vincent & His Blue Caps (Capitol)         3
16  30  CANADIAN SUNSET - Hugo Winterhalter & His Orchestra with
        Eddie Heywood (RCA Victor)                                     3
17  15  BORN TO BE WITH YOU - The Chordettes (Cadence)                11
18   8  I’M IN LOVE AGAIN - Fats Domino (Imperial)                    11
19  19  GLENDORA - Perry Como (RCA Victor)                             9
20  27  IT ONLY HURTS FOR A LITTLE WHILE - The Ames Brothers
        (RCA Victor)                                                   7
21  22  A CASUAL LOOK - The Six Teens (Flip)                           6
22  13  IVORY TOWER - Cathy Carr (Fraternity)                         13
23  23  THE OLD PHILOSOPHER - Eddie Lawrence (Coral)                   2
24  20  TREASURE OF LOVE - Clyde McPhatter (Atlantic)                 12
25  24  I PROMISE TO REMEMBER - Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers (Gee)    4
26  --  WALK HAND IN HAND - Tony Martin (RCA Victor)                  11
27  25  WISHING WELL - Jerry Dorn (King)                               2
28  31  THE HAPPY WHISTLER - Don Robertson (Capitol)                  13
29  28  PORTUGUESE WASHERWOMEN - Joe “Fingers” Carr (Capitol)          6
30  --  GIVE US THIS DAY - Joni James (M-G-M)                          2
31  21  HEARTBREAK HOTEL - Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)                 13
32  --  MAMA, TEACH ME TO DANCE - Eydie Gorme (ABC-Paramount)          1
33  --  AFTER THE LIGHTS GO DOWN LOW - Al Hibbler (Decca)              2
34  --  YOU DON’T KNOW ME - Jerry Vale (Columbia)                      2
35  35  THE FOOL - Sanford Clark (Dot) / The Gallahads (Jubilee)       2
36  38  THEME SONG FROM “SONG FOR A SUMMER NIGHT” - Mitch Miller &
        His Orchestra (Columbia)                                       2
37  --  TONIGHT YOU BELONG TO ME - Patience & Prudence (Liberty)       1
38  40  SOMEBODY UP THERE LIKES ME - Perry Como (RCA Victor)           2
39  --  DON’T BE CRUEL - Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)                    1
40  --  YOU’RE SENSATIONAL - Frank Sinatra (Capitol)                   1

*Beginning with the week of May 7

 

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