WMGM Top 40 Survey

For the Week of May 14, 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
 1   4  MOONGLOW AND THEME FROM “PICNIC” - Morris Stoloff & The Columbia
        Pictures Orchestra (Decca)
 2   1  HEARTBREAK HOTEL - Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)
 3   2  HOT DIGGITY (Dog Ziggity Boom) - Perry Como (RCA Victor)
 4   5  BLUE SUEDE SHOES - Carl Perkins (Sun)
 5   8  IVORY TOWER - Cathy Carr (Fraternity)
 6   3  THE POOR PEOPLE OF PARIS - Les Baxter & His Orchestra (Capitol)
 7   6  WHY DO FOOLS FALL IN LOVE - The Teenagers featuring Frankie
        Lymon (Gee)
 8   7  THE MAGIC TOUCH - The Platters (Mercury)
 9  10  MAIN TITLE AND MOLLY-O - Dick Jacobs & His Orchestra (Coral)
10  15  LONG TALL SALLY - Little Richard & His Band (Specialty)
11  10  ROCK ISLAND LINE - The Lonnie Donegan Skiffle Group (London)
12  11  A TEAR FELL - Teresa Brewer (Coral)
13   9  LISBON ANTIGUA - Nelson Riddle & His Orchestra (Capitol)
14  12  I WANT YOU TO BE MY GIRL - Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers (Gee)
15  18  STANDING ON THE CORNER - The Four Lads (Columbia)
16  22  THE WAYWARD WIND - Gogi Grant (Era)
17  29  CAN YOU FIND IT IN YOUR HEART - Tony Bennett (Columbia)
18  16  MORITAT (A Theme From “The Three Penny Opera”) - The Dick Hyman
        Trio (M-G-M)
19  13  NO, NOT MUCH - The Four Lads (Columbia)
20  39  ON THE STREET WHERE YOU LIVE - Vic Damone (Columbia)
21  17  INNAMORATA (Sweetheart) - Jerry Vale (Columbia)
22  20  JUKE BOX BABY - Perry Como (RCA Victor)
23  28  THE HAPPY WHISTLER - Don Robertson (Capitol)
24  21  LITTLE GIRL OF MINE - The Cleftones (Gee)
25  24  MR. WONDERFUL - Sarah Vaughan (Mercury)
26  26  TOO YOUNG TO GO STEADY - Nat “King” Cole (Capitol)
27  RE  ROCK AND ROLL WALTZ - Kay Starr (RCA Victor)
28  19  CHURCH BELLS MAY RING - The Willows (Melba)
29  --  TREASURE OF LOVE - Dorothy Collins (Coral)
30  34  MY BLUE HEAVEN - Fats Domino (Imperial)
31  36  I COULD HAVE DANCED ALL NIGHT - Sylvia Syms (Decca)
32  35  TOO CLOSE FOR COMFORT - Eydie Gorme (ABC-Paramount)
33  25  LOVELY ONE - The Four Voices (Columbia)
34  14  I’LL BE HOME - Pat Boone (Dot)
35  --  GRADUATION DAY - The Rover Boys (ABC-Paramount)
36  37  R-O-C-K - Bill Haley & His Comets (Decca)
37  --  (How Little It Matters) HOW LITTLE WE KNOW - Frank Sinatra
        (Capitol)
38  --  WITHOUT YOU - Eddie Fisher (RCA Victor)
39  23  EDDIE MY LOVE - The Teen Queens (RPM)
40  31  THE SAINTS ROCK ’N ROLL - Bill Haley & His Comets (Decca)

 

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