WMGM Top 40 Survey

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

 

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