WMGM Top 40 Survey

For the Week of May 7, 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  ??  HEARTBREAK HOTEL - Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)
 2  ??  HOT DIGGITY (Dog Ziggity Boom) - Perry Como (RCA Victor)
 3  ??  THE POOR PEOPLE OF PARIS - Les Baxter & His Orchestra (Capitol)
 4  ??  MOONGLOW AND THEME FROM “PICNIC” - Morris Stoloff & The Columbia
        Pictures Orchestra (Decca)
 5  ??  BLUE SUEDE SHOES - Carl Perkins (Sun)
 6  ??  WHY DO FOOLS FALL IN LOVE - The Teenagers featuring Frankie
        Lymon (Gee)
 7  ??  THE MAGIC TOUCH - The Platters (Mercury)
 8  ??  IVORY TOWER - Cathy Carr (Fraternity) / Otis Williams & His
        Charms (DeLuxe)
 9  ??  LISBON ANTIGUA - Nelson Riddle & His Orchestra (Capitol)
10  ??  ROCK ISLAND LINE - The Lonnie Donegan Skiffle Group (London)
10  ??  MAIN TITLE AND MOLLY-O - Dick Jacobs & His Orchestra (Coral)
11  ??  A TEAR FELL - Teresa Brewer (Coral)
12  ??  I WANT YOU TO BE MY GIRL - Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers (Gee)
13  ??  NO, NOT MUCH - The Four Lads (Columbia)
14  ??  I’LL BE HOME - Pat Boone (Dot)
15  ??  LONG TALL SALLY - Little Richard & His Band (Specialty)
16  ??  MORITAT (A Theme From “The Three Penny Opera”) - The Dick Hyman
        Trio (M-G-M)
17  ??  INNAMORATA (Sweetheart) - Jerry Vale (Columbia)
18  ??  STANDING ON THE CORNER - The Four Lads (Columbia)
19  ??  CHURCH BELLS MAY RING - The Willows (Melba)
20  ??  JUKE BOX BABY - Perry Como (RCA Victor)
21  ??  LITTLE GIRL OF MINE - The Cleftones (Gee)
22  ??  THE WAYWARD WIND - Gogi Grant (Era)
23  ??  EDDIE MY LOVE - The Teen Queens (RPM)
24  ??  MR. WONDERFUL - Sarah Vaughan (Mercury)
25  ??  LOVELY ONE - The Four Voices (Columbia)
26  ??  TOO YOUNG TO GO STEADY - Nat “King” Cole (Capitol)
27  ??  LOST IN THE SHUFFLE - Jaye P. Morgan (RCA Victor)
28  ??  THE HAPPY WHISTLER - Don Robertson (Capitol)
29  ??  CAN YOU FIND IT IN YOUR HEART - Tony Bennett (Columbia)
30  ??  WALK HAND IN HAND - Tony Martin (RCA Victor)
31  ??  THE SAINTS ROCK ’N ROLL - Bill Haley & His Comets (Decca)
32  ??  INFATUATION - Renato Carosone (Capitol)
33  ??  BO WEEVIL - Teresa Brewer (Coral)
34  ??  MY BLUE HEAVEN - Fats Domino (Imperial)
35  ??  TOO CLOSE FOR COMFORT - Eydie Gorme (ABC-Paramount)
36  ??  I COULD HAVE DANCED ALL NIGHT - Sylvia Syms (Decca)
37  ??  R-O-C-K - Bill Haley & His Comets (Decca)
38  ??  PORT AU PRINCE - Nelson Riddle & His Orchestra (Capitol)
39  ??  ON THE STREET WHERE YOU LIVE - Vic Damone (Columbia)
40  ??  TO LOVE AGAIN - The Four Aces (Decca)

 

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