WMGM Top 40 Survey

For the Week of September 10, 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)                    7
 2   3  MY PRAYER - The Platters (Mercury)                            13
 3   4  HOUND DOG - Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)                         9
 4   5  CANADIAN SUNSET - Hugo Winterhalter & His Orchestra with
        Eddie Heywood (RCA Victor)                                     9
 5   8  TONIGHT YOU BELONG TO ME - Patience & Prudence (Liberty)       7
 6   2  WHATEVER WILL BE, WILL BE (Que Sera, Sera) - Doris Day
        (Columbia)                                                    12
 7   7  ALLEGHENY MOON - Patti Page (Mercury)                         15
 8   6  THE FLYING SAUCER - Buchanan & Goodman (Luniverse)             7
 9  10  SOFT SUMMER BREEZE - Eddie Heywood (Mercury)                   6
10  11  I WANT YOU, I NEED YOU, I LOVE YOU - Elvis Presley
        (RCA Victor)                                                  16
11   9  BE-BOP-A-LULA - Gene Vincent & His Blue Caps (Capitol)         9
12  20  HONKY TONK (pt. 2) - Bill Doggett (King)                       4
13  15  THEME SONG FROM “SONG FOR A SUMMER NIGHT” - Mitch Miller &
        His Orchestra (Columbia)                                       6
14  21  IN THE STILL OF THE NITE - The Five Satins (Ember)             6
15  12  YOU DON’T KNOW ME - Jerry Vale (Columbia)                      8
16  16  THAT’S ALL THERE IS TO THAT - Nat “King” Cole & The Four
        Knights (Capitol)                                              6
17  14  I ALMOST LOST MY MIND - Pat Boone (Dot)                       15
18  24  THE FOOL - Sanford Clark (Dot) / The Gallahads (Jubilee)       8
19  13  THE WAYWARD WIND - Gogi Grant (Era)                           19+
20  17  ON THE STREET WHERE YOU LIVE - Vic Damone (Columbia)          19+
21  19  THE OLD PHILOSOPHER - Eddie Lawrence (Coral)                   8
22  36  WHEN MY DREAMBOAT COMES HOME - Fats Domino (Imperial)          6
23  32  LET THE GOOD TIMES ROLL - Shirley & Lee (Aladdin)              4
24  29  MAMA, TEACH ME TO DANCE - Eydie Gorme (ABC-Paramount)          6
25  18  AFTER THE LIGHTS GO DOWN LOW - Al Hibbler (Decca)              7
26  28  HAPPINESS STREET - Georgia Gibbs (Mercury)                     5
27  27  MORE - Perry Como (RCA Victor)                                14
28  --  I’M IN LOVE AGAIN - Fats Domino (Imperial)                    14
29  23  MOONGLOW AND THEME FROM “PICNIC” - Morris Stoloff & The
        Columbia Pictures Orchestra (Decca)                           19+
30  25  THE CLOSER YOU ARE - The Channels (Whirlin’ Disc)              4
31  --  ANGEL FACE - The Neons (Tetra)                                 1
32  22  A SWEET OLD FASHIONED GIRL - Teresa Brewer (Coral)            17
33  37  GIVE US THIS DAY - Joni James (M-G-M)                          5
34  33  WHEN THE WHITE LILACS BLOOM AGAIN - LeRoy Holmes & His
        Orchestra (M-G-M)                                              3
35  --  FEVER - Little Willie John (King)                              3
36  31  EARTHBOUND - Sammy Davis, Jr. (Decca)                          3
37  --  A HOUSE WITH LOVE IN IT - The Four Lads (Columbia)             1
38  --  MIRACLE OF LOVE - Eileen Rodgers (Columbia)                    1
39  40  IN THE MIDDLE OF THE HOUSE - Vaughn Monroe (RCA Victor)        2
40  35  WELL DID YOU EVAH? - Bing Crosby & Frank Sinatra (Capitol)     3

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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