WMGM Top 40 Survey

For the Week of August 10, 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  THERE GOES MY BABY - The Drifters (Atlantic)                  10
 2   2  SLEEP WALK - Santo & Johnny (Canadian-American)                7
 3   6  BABY TALK - Jan & Dean (Dore)                                  4
 4  13  LAVENDER-BLUE - Sammy Turner (Big Top)                         4
 5   4  WHAT A DIFF’RENCE A DAY MAKES - Dinah Washington (Mercury)    11
 6   3  MY HEART IS AN OPEN BOOK - Carl Dobkins, Jr. (Decca)           8
 7   7  LONELY BOY - Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)                        12
 8   8  SMALL WORLD - Johnny Mathis (Columbia)                         7
 9   5  THE BATTLE OF NEW ORLEANS - Johnny Horton (Columbia)          15
10  31  THE THREE BELLS - The Browns (RCA Victor)                      2
11  10  SEE YOU IN SEPTEMBER - The Tempos (Climax)                     7
12  20  WHAT’D I SAY (pt. 1) - Ray Charles (Atlantic)                  3
13  14  A BIG HUNK O’ LOVE - Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)                6
14   9  LIPSTICK ON YOUR COLLAR - Connie Francis (M-G-M)              10
15  15  WHAT IS LOVE? - The Playmates (Roulette)                       6
16  35  I’M GONNA GET MARRIED - Lloyd Price (ABC-Paramount)            2
17  17  THANK YOU PRETTY BABY - Brook Benton (Mercury)                 5
18  30  BROKEN-HEARTED MELODY - Sarah Vaughan (Mercury)                2
19  16  CIAO, CIAO BAMBINA - Jacky Noguez & His Musette Orchestra
        (Jamie)                                                        5
20  27  ANGEL FACE - Jimmy Darren (Colpix)                             4
21  36  KISSIN’ TIME - Bobby Rydell (Cameo)                            2
22  12  WATERLOO - Stonewall Jackson (Columbia)                       10
23  23  ON AN EVENING IN ROMA - Dean Martin (Capitol)                  4
24  11  PERSONALITY - Lloyd Price (ABC-Paramount)                     15
25  29  HIGH HOPES - Frank Sinatra “and a bunch of kids” (Capitol)     3
26  18  IT WAS I - Skip & Flip (Brent)                                 9
27  19  FRANKIE - Connie Francis (M-G-M)                              14
28  25  FORTY MILES OF BAD ROAD - Duane Eddy & The Rebels (Jamie)      8
29  --  SEA OF LOVE - Phil Phillips with The Twilights (Mercury)       1
30  40  MONA LISA - Carl Mann (Phillips Int’l)                         3
31  34  SMILE - Tony Bennett (Columbia)                                2
32  21  TILL THERE WAS YOU - Anita Bryant (Carlton)                    9
33  32  I’LL BE SATISFIED - Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)                  5
34  37  HERE COMES SUMMER - Jerry Keller (Kapp)                        4
35  --  I WANT TO WALK YOU HOME - Fats Domino (Imperial)               1
36  22  I ONLY HAVE EYES FOR YOU - The Flamingos (End)                12
37  24  YOU’RE SO FINE - The Falcons (Unart)                          12
38  --  (’Til) I KISSED YOU - The Everly Brothers (Cadence)            1
39  --  SWEETER THAN YOU - Ricky Nelson (Imperial)                     5
40  --  LIKE YOUNG - Andre Previn with David Rose (M-G-M)              1

 

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