WMGM Top 40 Survey

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

 

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