WMGM Top 40 Survey

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

 

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