WMGM Top 40 Survey

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

 

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