WMGM Top 40 Survey

For the Week of December 14, 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  MACK THE KNIFE - Bobby Darin (Atco)                           17
 2   5  WHY - Frankie Avalon (Chancellor)                              5
 3   2  OH! CAROL - Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)                           6
 4   6  WE GOT LOVE - Bobby Rydell (Cameo)                             6
 5   3  MARINA - Willy Alberti (London)                                8
 6   4  IN THE MOOD - The Ernie Fields Orchestra (Rendezvous)          7
 7  11  WAY DOWN YONDER IN NEW ORLEANS - Freddie Cannon (Swan)         4
 8   8  BELIEVE ME - The Royal Teens (Capitol)                        11
 9  10  HEARTACHES BY THE NUMBER - Guy Mitchell (Columbia)             7
10   7  UH! OH! - The Nutty Squirrels (Hanover)                        7
11  13  IT’S TIME TO CRY - Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)                   4
12   9  MR. BLUE - The Fleetwoods (Dolton)                            13
13  18  THE BIG HURT - Miss Toni Fisher (Signet)                       3
14  19  AMONG MY SOUVENIRS - Connie Francis (M-G-M)                    5
15  14  (If You Cry) TRUE LOVE, TRUE LOVE - The Drifters (Atlantic)   10
16  15  (Seven Little Girls) SITTING IN THE BACK SEAT - Paul Evans
        (Guaranteed)                                                  14
17  17  SO MANY WAYS - Brook Benton (Mercury)                          8
18  16  DON’T YOU KNOW - Della Reese (RCA Victor)                     15
19  12  DECK OF CARDS - Wink Martindale (Dot)                         14
20  20  TEAR DROP - Santo & Johnny (Canadian-American)                 6
21  26  BE MY GUEST - Fats Domino (Imperial)                           5
22  22  DARLING LORRAINE - The Knockouts (Shad)                        3
23  27  HARLEM NOCTURNE - The Viscounts (Madison)                      4
24  28  ONE MORE FOR THE ROAD - Hank Leeds (Jaro Int’l)                5
25  25  DANCE WITH ME - The Drifters (Atlantic)                        3
26  21  TALK TO ME - Frank Sinatra (Capitol)                           6
27  33  TALK THAT TALK - Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)                     5
28  --  DO-RE-MI - Anita Bryant (Carlton) / Mitch Miller & His
        Orchestra (Columbia)                                           1
29  --  THE LITTLE DRUMMER BOY - The Harry Simeone Chorale (20th Fox)  7
30  40  COME INTO MY HEART - Lloyd Price (ABC-Paramount)               4
31  23  MISTY - Johnny Mathis (Columbia)                              13
32  35  UNFORGETTABLE - Dinah Washington (Mercury)                    11
33  --  WORK OUT - Baby Washington (Neptune)                           1
34  37  SMOKIE (pt. 2) - Bill Black’s Combo (Hi)                       2
35  --  ALL IN GOOD TIME - The Nelson Trio (Guaranteed)                1
36  29  THE BEST OF EVERYTHING - Johnny Mathis (Columbia)              7
37  32  SCARLET RIBBONS (For Her Hair) - The Browns (RCA Victor)       3
38  30  ALWAYS - Sammy Turner (Big Top)                                6
39  --  GO, JIMMY, GO - Jimmy Clanton (Ace)                            1
40  --  YOU GOT WHAT IT TAKES - Marv Johnson (United Artists)          1

 

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