WMGM Top 40 Survey

For the Week of January 7, 1957

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  SINGING THE BLUES - Guy Mitchell (Columbia)                   12
 2   2  THE GREEN DOOR - Jim Lowe (Dot)                               14
 3   5  LOVE ME TENDER - Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)                   15
 3   4  JUST WALKING IN THE RAIN - Johnnie Ray (Columbia)             17
 4   3  TRUE LOVE - Bing Crosby & Grace Kelly (Capitol)               16
 5   6  BLUEBERRY HILL - Fats Domino (Imperial)                       15
 6  22  YOUNG LOVE - Sonny James (Capitol)                             2
 7   9  HEY! JEALOUS LOVER - Frank Sinatra (Capitol)                  13
 8   7  CINDY, OH CINDY - Vince Martin with The Tarriers (Glory)      15
 9  12  BANANA BOAT (Day-O) - Harry Belafonte (RCA Victor)             3
10  18  MOONLIGHT GAMBLER - Frankie Laine (Columbia)                   4
11   8  A ROSE AND A BABY RUTH - George Hamilton IV (ABC-Paramount)   12
12  17  LOVE IS STRANGE - Mickey & Sylvia (Groove)                     5
13  10  LOVE ME - Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)                           9
14  14  THE BANANA BOAT SONG - The Tarriers (Glory)                    5
15  13  HONKY TONK (pt. 2) - Bill Doggett (King)                      21
16  16  FRIENDLY PERSUASION (Thee I Love) - Pat Boone (Dot)           16
17  19  DON’T BE CRUEL - Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)                   24
18  29  BLUE MONDAY - Fats Domino (Imperial)                           2
19  20  SINCE I MET YOU BABY - Ivory Joe Hunter (Atlantic)             7
20  11  GONNA GET ALONG WITHOUT YA NOW - Patience & Prudence
        (Liberty)                                                      9
21  15  ROCK-A-BYE YOUR BABY WITH A DIXIE MELODY - Jerry Lewis
        (Decca)                                                        6
22  35  ON MY WORD OF HONOR - The Platters (Mercury)                   5
23  33  BLANCHE - The 3 Friends (Lido)                                12
24  --  DON’T FORBID ME - Pat Boone (Dot)                              1
25  --  SLOW WALK - Bill Doggett (King)                                6
26  26  I DREAMED - Betty Johnson (Bally)                              4
27  21  MAMA FROM THE TRAIN - Patti Page (Mercury)                    12
28  --  PLEASE SAY YOU WANT ME - The Schoolboys (Okeh)                 1
29  23  TWO DIFFERENT WORLDS - Don Rondo (Jubilee)                    15
30  25  ANASTASIA - Pat Boone (Dot)                                    5
31  --  YOU’LL NEVER NEVER KNOW - The Platters (Mercury)              14
32  31  A THOUSAND MILES AWAY - The Heartbeats (Rama)                 11
33  30  GARDEN OF EDEN - Joe Valino (Vik)                              4
34  34  WISDOM OF A FOOL - The Five Keys (Capitol)                     4
35  32  JAMAICA FAREWELL - Harry Belafonte (RCA Victor)                4
36  24  AUCTIONEER - Leroy Van Dyke (Dot)                              5
37  39  CITY OF ANGELS - The Highlights (Bally)                        9
38  37  YOU DON’T OWE ME A THING - Johnnie Ray (Columbia)              2
39  --  GREENSLEEVES - The Beverley Sisters (London)                   3
40  --  PETTICOATS OF PORTUGAL - Dick Jacobs & His Orchestra (Coral)  11

 

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