WMGM Top 40 Survey

For the Week of April 13, 1959

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  SINCE I DON’T HAVE YOU - The Skyliners (Calico)                7
 2   1  COME SOFTLY TO ME - The Fleetwoods (Dolphin)                   7
 3   2  VENUS - Frankie Avalon (Chancellor)                           10
 4   5  PINK SHOE LACES - Dodie Stevens (Crystalette)                  6
 5   4  SORRY (I Ran All The Way Home) - The Impalas (Cub)             9
 6   6  GUITAR BOOGIE SHUFFLE - The Virtues (Hunt)                     6
 7   9  TURN ME LOOSE - Fabian (Chancellor)                            5
 8  13  (Now And Then There’s) A FOOL SUCH AS I - Elvis Presley
        (RCA Victor)                                                   5
 9  15  SEA CRUISE - Frankie Ford (Ace)                                4
10  10  IT’S LATE - Ricky Nelson (Imperial)                            8
11   7  CHARLIE BROWN - The Coasters (Atco)                           11
12   8  TRAGEDY - Thomas Wayne with The DeLons (Fernwood)              9
13  --  A TEENAGER IN LOVE - Dion & The Belmonts (Laurie)              1
14  26  TAKE A MESSAGE TO MARY - The Everly Brothers (Cadence)         3
15  12  IT’S JUST A MATTER OF TIME - Brook Benton (Mercury)           11
16  17  THAT’S WHY (I Love You So) - Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)         5
17  36  KANSAS CITY - Wilbert Harrison (Fury)                          2
18  39  THE HAPPY ORGAN - Dave “Baby” Cortez (Clock)                   2
19  20  I NEED YOUR LOVE TONIGHT - Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)          4
20  29  EVERYBODY LIKES TO CHA CHA CHA - Sam Cooke (Keen)              3
21  25  TELL HIM NO - Travis & Bob (Sandy)                             4
22  11  THE HAWAIIAN WEDDING SONG (Ke Kali Nei Au) - Andy Williams
        (Cadence)                                                     12
23  21  I MISS YOU SO - Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)                      4
24  16  WHO’S THAT KNOCKING - The Genies (Shad)                        9
25  23  NEVER BE ANYONE ELSE BUT YOU - Ricky Nelson (Imperial)         6
26  27  GLORIA - The Chariots (Time)                                   8
27  18  WHERE WERE YOU (On Our Wedding Day)? - Lloyd Price
        (ABC-Paramount)                                                7
28  14  ALVIN’S HARMONICA - David Seville & The Chipmunks (Liberty)   10
29  30  I NEED YOUR LOVIN’ - Roy Hamilton (Epic)                       3
30  28  THIS SHOULD GO ON FOREVER - Rod Bernard (Argo)                 3
31  38  SIX NIGHTS A WEEK - The Crests (Coed)                          2
32  33  SOMEONE - Johnny Mathis (Columbia)                             2
33  --  KOOKIE, KOOKIE (Lend Me Your Comb) - Edd Byrnes & Connie
        Stevens (Warner Bros.)                                         1
34  --  GOODBYE JIMMY, GOODBYE - Kathy Linden (Felsted)                1
35  37  IT DOESN’T MATTER ANYMORE - Buddy Holly (Coral)                2
36  24  PLEASE MR. SUN - Tommy Edwards (M-G-M)                         5
37  40  SHERRY (I Really Love You So) - The Valets (Jon)               6
38  --  ONLY YOU - Franck Pourcel’s French Fiddles (Capitol)           1
39  19  DONNA - Ritchie Valens (Del-Fi)                               16
40  22  IF I DIDN’T CARE - Connie Francis (M-G-M)                      7

 

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