WMGM Top 40 Survey

For the Week of May 21, 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   2  HEARTBREAK HOTEL - Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)
 2   1  MOONGLOW AND THEME FROM “PICNIC” - Morris Stoloff & The Columbia
        Pictures Orchestra (Decca)
 3   5  IVORY TOWER - Cathy Carr (Fraternity)
 4   3  HOT DIGGITY (Dog Ziggity Boom) - Perry Como (RCA Victor)
 5  15  STANDING ON THE CORNER - The Four Lads (Columbia)
 6   4  BLUE SUEDE SHOES - Carl Perkins (Sun)
 7  14  I WANT YOU TO BE MY GIRL - Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers (Gee)
 8   6  THE POOR PEOPLE OF PARIS - Les Baxter & His Orchestra (Capitol)
 9  16  THE WAYWARD WIND - Gogi Grant (Era)
10  10  LONG TALL SALLY - Little Richard & His Band (Specialty)
10   8  THE MAGIC TOUCH - The Platters (Mercury)
11   7  WHY DO FOOLS FALL IN LOVE - The Teenagers featuring Frankie
        Lymon (Gee)
12  12  A TEAR FELL - Teresa Brewer (Coral)
13   9  MAIN TITLE AND MOLLY-O - Dick Jacobs & His Orchestra (Coral)
14  11  ROCK ISLAND LINE - The Lonnie Donegan Skiffle Group (London)
15  17  CAN YOU FIND IT IN YOUR HEART - Tony Bennett (Columbia)
16  RE  WALK HAND IN HAND - Tony Martin (RCA Victor)
17  13  LISBON ANTIGUA - Nelson Riddle & His Orchestra (Capitol)
18  21  INNAMORATA (Sweetheart) - Jerry Vale (Columbia)
19  30  MY BLUE HEAVEN - Fats Domino (Imperial)
20  20  ON THE STREET WHERE YOU LIVE - Vic Damone (Columbia)
21  35  GRADUATION DAY - The Rover Boys (ABC-Paramount)
22  23  THE HAPPY WHISTLER - Don Robertson (Capitol)
23  24  LITTLE GIRL OF MINE - The Cleftones (Gee)
24  37  (How Little It Matters) HOW LITTLE WE KNOW - Frank Sinatra
        (Capitol)
25  29  TREASURE OF LOVE - Dorothy Collins (Coral) / Clyde McPhatter
        (Atlantic)
26  33  LOVELY ONE - The Four Voices (Columbia)
27  --  MY BABY LEFT ME - Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)
28  26  TOO YOUNG TO GO STEADY - Nat “King” Cole (Capitol)
29  27  ROCK AND ROLL WALTZ - Kay Starr (RCA Victor)
30  --  I’M IN LOVE AGAIN - The Fontane Sisters (Dot) / Fats Domino
        (Imperial)
31  --  CORRINE CORRINA - Joe Turner (Atlantic)
32  --  BORN TO BE WITH YOU - The Chordettes (Cadence)
33  18  MORITAT (A Theme From “The Three Penny Opera”) - The Dick Hyman
        Trio (M-G-M)
34  25  MR. WONDERFUL - Sarah Vaughan (Mercury)
35  RE  INFATUATION - Renato Carosone (Capitol)
36  --  KISS ME ANOTHER - Georgia Gibbs (Mercury)
37  --  PICNIC - The McGuire Sisters (Coral)
38  --  MY LITTLE ANGEL - The Four Lads (Columbia)
39  --  A SWEET OLD FASHIONED GIRL - Teresa Brewer (Coral)
40  32  TOO CLOSE FOR COMFORT - Eydie Gorme (ABC-Paramount)

 

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