WMGM Top 40 Survey

For the Week of October 22, 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   3  HONKY TONK (pt. 2) - Bill Doggett (King)                      10
 2   1  DON’T BE CRUEL - Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)                   13
 3   6  JUST WALKING IN THE RAIN - Johnnie Ray (Columbia)              6
 4   2  CANADIAN SUNSET - Hugo Winterhalter & His Orchestra with
        Eddie Heywood (RCA Victor)                                    15
 5   4  LOVE ME TENDER - Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)                    4
 6  10  TRUE LOVE - Bing Crosby & Grace Kelly (Capitol)                5
 7  12  FRIENDLY PERSUASION (Thee I Love) - Pat Boone (Dot)            5
 8   5  TONIGHT YOU BELONG TO ME - Patience & Prudence (Liberty)      13
 9   8  SOFT SUMMER BREEZE - Eddie Heywood (Mercury)                  12
 9   9  WHATEVER WILL BE, WILL BE (Que Sera, Sera) - Doris Day
        (Columbia)                                                    18
10  17  BLUEBERRY HILL - Fats Domino (Imperial)                        4
11  11  HOUND DOG - Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)                        15
12  22  THE GREEN DOOR - Jim Lowe (Dot)                                3
13   7  MY PRAYER - The Platters (Mercury)                            19
14  23  CINDY, OH CINDY - Vince Martin with The Tarriers (Glory) /
        Eddie Fisher (RCA Victor)                                      4
15  16  YOU’LL NEVER NEVER KNOW - The Platters (Mercury)               5
16  18  EARTHBOUND - Sammy Davis, Jr. (Decca)                          9
17  15  MIRACLE OF LOVE - Eileen Rodgers (Columbia)                    7
18  19  THE BUS STOP SONG (A Paper Of Pins) - The Four Lads
        (Columbia)                                                     6
19  13  YOU DON’T KNOW ME - Jerry Vale (Columbia)                     14
20  --  A THOUSAND MILES AWAY - The Heartbeats (Hull)                  1
21  14  ALLEGHENY MOON - Patti Page (Mercury)                         21
22  26  IT ISN’T RIGHT - The Platters (Mercury)                        3
23  33  AFTER THE LIGHTS GO DOWN LOW - Al Hibbler (Decca)             13
24  36  TWO DIFFERENT WORLDS - Don Rondo (Jubilee) / Roger Williams
        & Jane Morgan (Kapp)                                           4
25  24  IN THE MIDDLE OF THE HOUSE - Vaughn Monroe (RCA Victor)        8
26  35  THE FOOL - Sanford Clark (Dot) / The Gallahads (Jubilee)      14
27  30  A HOUSE WITH LOVE IN IT - The Four Lads (Columbia)             7
28  25  LET THE GOOD TIMES ROLL - Shirley & Lee (Aladdin)             10
29  21  WHEN THE WHITE LILACS BLOOM AGAIN - Helmut Zacharias & His
        Magic Violins (Decca) / LeRoy Holmes & His Orchestra (M-G-M)   9
30  34  LAY DOWN YOUR ARMS - The Chordettes (Cadence)                  5
31  32  HEY! JEALOUS LOVER - Frank Sinatra (Capitol)                   2
32  --  OH WHAT A NITE - The Dells (Vee-Jay)                           1
33  --  JUST IN TIME - Tony Bennett (Columbia)                         1
34  --  SINGING THE BLUES - Guy Mitchell (Columbia)                    1
35  --  BLANCHE - The 3 Friends (Lido)                                 1
36  20  THEME SONG FROM “SONG FOR A SUMMER NIGHT” - Mitch Miller &
        His Orchestra (Columbia)                                      12
37  --  BUCHANAN AND GOODMAN ON TRIAL - Buchanan & Goodman
        (Luniverse)                                                    1
38  --  NIGHT LIGHTS - Nat “King” Cole (Capitol)                       1
39  --  A ROSE AND A BABY RUTH - George Hamilton IV (ABC-Paramount)    1
40  --  PETTICOATS OF PORTUGAL - Dick Jacobs & His Orchestra (Coral)   1

 

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