WMGM Top 40 Survey

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

 

WMGM Surveys for 1959

WABC Musicradio 77

WMCA Good Guys