WMGM Top 40 Survey

For the Week of August 3, 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)                   9
 2   5  SLEEP WALK - Santo & Johnny (Canadian-American)                6
 3   3  MY HEART IS AN OPEN BOOK - Carl Dobkins, Jr. (Decca)           7
 4   4  WHAT A DIFF’RENCE A DAY MAKES - Dinah Washington (Mercury)    10
 5   2  THE BATTLE OF NEW ORLEANS - Johnny Horton (Columbia)          14
 6  23  BABY TALK - Jan & Dean (Dore)                                  3
 7   6  LONELY BOY - Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)                        11
 8   9  SMALL WORLD - Johnny Mathis (Columbia)                         6
 9   8  LIPSTICK ON YOUR COLLAR - Connie Francis (M-G-M)               9
10  10  SEE YOU IN SEPTEMBER - The Tempos (Climax)                     6
11   7  PERSONALITY - Lloyd Price (ABC-Paramount)                     14
12  11  WATERLOO - Stonewall Jackson (Columbia)                        9
13  25  LAVENDER-BLUE - Sammy Turner (Big Top)                         3
14  15  A BIG HUNK O’ LOVE - Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)                5
15  18  WHAT IS LOVE? - The Playmates (Roulette)                       5
16  17  CIAO, CIAO BAMBINA - Jacky Noguez & His Musette Orchestra
        (Jamie)                                                        4
17  26  THANK YOU PRETTY BABY - Brook Benton (Mercury)                 4
18  14  IT WAS I - Skip & Flip (Brent)                                 8
19  13  FRANKIE - Connie Francis (M-G-M)                              13
20  27  WHAT’D I SAY (pt. 1) - Ray Charles (Atlantic)                  2
21  22  TILL THERE WAS YOU - Anita Bryant (Carlton)                    8
22  12  I ONLY HAVE EYES FOR YOU - The Flamingos (End)                11
23  28  ON AN EVENING IN ROMA - Dean Martin (Capitol)                  3
24  20  YOU’RE SO FINE - The Falcons (Unart)                          11
25  24  FORTY MILES OF BAD ROAD - Duane Eddy & The Rebels (Jamie)      7
26  19  TIGER - Fabian (Chancellor)                                   10
27  31  ANGEL FACE - Jimmy Darren (Colpix)                             3
28  16  BOBBY SOX TO STOCKINGS - Frankie Avalon (Chancellor)          12
29  38  HIGH HOPES - Frank Sinatra “and a bunch of kids” (Capitol)     2
30  --  BROKEN-HEARTED MELODY - Sarah Vaughan (Mercury)                1
31  --  THE THREE BELLS - The Browns (RCA Victor)                      1
32  32  I’LL BE SATISFIED - Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)                  4
33  21  THIS I SWEAR - The Skyliners (Calico)                         11
34  --  SMILE - Tony Bennett (Columbia)                                1
35  --  I’M GONNA GET MARRIED - Lloyd Price (ABC-Paramount)            1
36  --  KISSIN’ TIME - Bobby Rydell (Cameo)                            1
37  29  HERE COMES SUMMER - Jerry Keller (Kapp)                        3
38  36  TO A SOLDIER BOY - The Tassels (Madison)                       8
39  30  M.T.A. - The Kingston Trio (Capitol)                           6
40  40  MONA LISA - Carl Mann (Phillips Int’l)                         2

 

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