WMGM Top 40 Survey

For the Week of October 15, 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  DON’T BE CRUEL - Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)                   12
 2   2  CANADIAN SUNSET - Hugo Winterhalter & His Orchestra with
        Eddie Heywood (RCA Victor)                                    14
 3   4  HONKY TONK (pt. 2) - Bill Doggett (King)                       9
 4   5  LOVE ME TENDER - Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)                    3
 5   3  TONIGHT YOU BELONG TO ME - Patience & Prudence (Liberty)      12
 6   8  JUST WALKING IN THE RAIN - Johnnie Ray (Columbia)              5
 7   7  MY PRAYER - The Platters (Mercury)                            18
 8   9  SOFT SUMMER BREEZE - Eddie Heywood (Mercury)                  11
 9   6  WHATEVER WILL BE, WILL BE (Que Sera, Sera) - Doris Day
        (Columbia)                                                    17
10  13  TRUE LOVE - Bing Crosby & Grace Kelly (Capitol)                4
11  10  HOUND DOG - Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)                        14
12  14  FRIENDLY PERSUASION (Thee I Love) - Pat Boone (Dot)            4
13  12  YOU DON’T KNOW ME - Jerry Vale (Columbia)                     13
14  11  ALLEGHENY MOON - Patti Page (Mercury)                         20
15  17  MIRACLE OF LOVE - Eileen Rodgers (Columbia)                    6
16  20  YOU’LL NEVER NEVER KNOW - The Platters (Mercury)               4
17  23  BLUEBERRY HILL - Fats Domino (Imperial)                        3
18  19  EARTHBOUND - Sammy Davis, Jr. (Decca)                          8
19  15  THE BUS STOP SONG (A Paper Of Pins) - The Four Lads
        (Columbia)                                                     5
20  18  THEME SONG FROM “SONG FOR A SUMMER NIGHT” - Mitch Miller &
        His Orchestra (Columbia)                                      11
21  16  WHEN THE WHITE LILACS BLOOM AGAIN - Helmut Zacharias & His
        Magic Violins (Decca) / LeRoy Holmes & His Orchestra (M-G-M)   8
22  33  THE GREEN DOOR - Jim Lowe (Dot)                                2
23  37  CINDY, OH CINDY - Vince Martin with The Tarriers (Glory) /
        Eddie Fisher (RCA Victor)                                      3
24  22  IN THE MIDDLE OF THE HOUSE - Vaughn Monroe (RCA Victor)        7
25  31  LET THE GOOD TIMES ROLL - Shirley & Lee (Aladdin)              9
26  32  IT ISN’T RIGHT - The Platters (Mercury)                        2
27  30  THAT’S ALL THERE IS TO THAT - Nat “King” Cole & The Four
        Knights (Capitol)                                             11
28  --  ENDLESS - The McGuire Sisters (Coral)                          1
29  --  IN THE STILL OF THE NITE - The Five Satins (Ember)             9
30  26  A HOUSE WITH LOVE IN IT - The Four Lads (Columbia)             6
31  25  I DON’T CARE IF THE SUN DON’T SHINE - Elvis Presley
        (RCA Victor)                                                   5
32  --  HEY! JEALOUS LOVER - Frank Sinatra (Capitol)                   1
33  21  AFTER THE LIGHTS GO DOWN LOW - Al Hibbler (Decca)             12
34  39  LAY DOWN YOUR ARMS - The Chordettes (Cadence)                  4
35  24  THE FOOL - Sanford Clark (Dot) / The Gallahads (Jubilee)      13
36  36  TWO DIFFERENT WORLDS - Don Rondo (Jubilee) / Roger Williams
        & Jane Morgan (Kapp)                                           3
37  --  THE ITALIAN THEME - Cyril Stapleton & His Orchestra (London)   3
38  38  I WALK THE LINE - Johnny Cash & The Tennessee Two (Sun)        2
39  28  THE WAYWARD WIND - Gogi Grant (Era)                           24+
40  --  TO THE ENDS OF THE EARTH - Nat “King” Cole (Capitol)           1

NOTE: Weeks-on-Chart totals begin with the week of May 7; a plus sign (+)
      indicates a title was already on the survey that week.

 

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