WMGM Top 40 Survey

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

*Beginning with the week of May 7

 

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