WMGM Top 40 Survey

For the Week of December 29, 1958

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  THE CHIPMUNK SONG - The Chipmunks with David Seville
        (Liberty)                                                      5
 2   2  SMOKE GETS IN YOUR EYES - The Platters (Mercury)               7
 3   4  16 CANDLES - The Crests (Coed)                                 6
 4   3  TOM DOOLEY - The Kingston Trio (Capitol)                      11
 5   5  QUEEN OF THE HOP - Bobby Darin (Atco)                         10
 6   6  BEEP BEEP - The Playmates (Roulette)                          10
 7   7  TO KNOW HIM, IS TO LOVE HIM - The Teddy Bears (Dore)          13
 8  10  MY HAPPINESS - Connie Francis (M-G-M)                          5
 9   9  LONESOME TOWN - Ricky Nelson (Imperial)                       11
10  18  STAGGER LEE - Lloyd Price (ABC-Paramount)                      5
11   8  ONE NIGHT - Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)                        10
12  11  PROBLEMS - The Everly Brothers (Cadence)                       8
13  13  A LOVER’S QUESTION - Clyde McPhatter (Atlantic)                7
14  16  WHOLE LOTTA LOVING - Fats Domino (Imperial)                    7
15  15  BIMBOMBEY - Jimmie Rodgers (Roulette)                          5
16  17  GOODBYE BABY - Jack Scott (Carlton)                            5
17  26  I’VE HAD IT - The Bell Notes (Time)                            3
18  14  COME PRIMA - Tony Dallara (Mercury)                            8
19  35  THE LITTLE DRUMMER BOY - The Harry Simeone Chorale (20th Fox)  2
20  21  PEEK-A-BOO - The Cadillacs (Josie)                             5
21  19  I’LL WAIT FOR YOU - Frankie Avalon (Chancellor)                8
22  24  O’ FALLING STAR - The Four Knights (Coral)                     6
23  23  GOTTA TRAVEL ON - Billy Grammer (Monument)                     4
24  34  LONELY TEARDROPS - Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)                   2
25  31  MANHATTAN SPIRITUAL - Reg Owen & His Orchestra (Palette)       3
26  12  DONDE ESTA SANTA CLAUS? (Where Is Santa Claus?) - Augie Rios
        (Metro)                                                        3
27  20  IT’S ONLY MAKE BELIEVE - Conway Twitty (M-G-M)                12
28  22  I TALK TO THE TREES - Edmundo Ros & His Orchestra (London)     5
29  --  DONNA - Ritchie Valens (Del-Fi)                                1
30  29  I CRIED A TEAR - LaVern Baker (Atlantic)                       4
31  38  AMBROSE (Part Five) - Linda Laurie (Glory)                     2
32  37  THE DIARY - Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)                           2
33  27  THAT OLD BLACK MAGIC - Louis Prima & Keely Smith (Capitol)     7
34  --  THE CHILDREN’S MARCHING SONG (Nick Nack Paddy Whack) -
        Cyril Stapleton & His Orchestra (London) / Mitch Miller
        & His Orchestra (Columbia)                                     1
35  33  SO MUCH - Little Anthony & The Imperials (End)                 6
36  32  PHILADELPHIA U.S.A. - The Nu Tornados (Carlton)                3
37  28  I GOT STUNG - Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)                       8
38  --  I’M A MAN - Fabian (Chancellor)                                1
39  --  PETITE FLEUR (Little Flower) - Chris Barber’s Jazz Band
        (Laurie)                                                       1
40  --  DON’T PITY ME - Dion & The Belmonts (Laurie)                   1

 

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