WMGM Top 40 Survey

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

 

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