WMGM Top 40 Survey

For the Week of December 28, 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  WHY - Frankie Avalon (Chancellor)                              7
 2   2  WAY DOWN YONDER IN NEW ORLEANS - Freddie Cannon (Swan)         6
 3   6  THE BIG HURT - Miss Toni Fisher (Signet)                       5
 4   3  OH! CAROL - Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)                           8
 5  10  IT’S TIME TO CRY - Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)                   6
 6   5  WE GOT LOVE - Bobby Rydell (Cameo)                             8
 7   4  MACK THE KNIFE - Bobby Darin (Atco)                           19
 8   8  HEARTACHES BY THE NUMBER - Guy Mitchell (Columbia)             9
 9  23  EL PASO - Marty Robbins (Columbia)                             2
10  29  RUNNING BEAR - Johnny Preston (Mercury)                        2
11  11  IN THE MOOD - The Ernie Fields Orchestra (Rendezvous)          9
12  12  AMONG MY SOUVENIRS - Connie Francis (M-G-M)                    7
13  14  DARLING LORRAINE - The Knockouts (Shad)                        5
14   9  UH! OH! - The Nutty Squirrels (Hanover)                        9
15   7  MARINA - Willy Alberti (London)                               10
16  13  BELIEVE ME - The Royal Teens (Capitol)                        13
17  30  YOU GOT WHAT IT TAKES - Marv Johnson (United Artists)          3
18  33  GO, JIMMY, GO - Jimmy Clanton (Ace)                            3
19  15  (If You Cry) TRUE LOVE, TRUE LOVE - The Drifters (Atlantic)   12
20  --  WHERE OR WHEN - Dion & The Belmonts (Laurie)                   1
21  18  DO-RE-MI - Mitch Miller & His Orchestra (Columbia)             3
22  20  BE MY GUEST - Fats Domino (Imperial)                           7
23  19  (Seven Little Girls) SITTING IN THE BACK SEAT - Paul Evans
        (Guaranteed)                                                  16
24  22  HARLEM NOCTURNE - The Viscounts (Madison)                      6
25  16  TEAR DROP - Santo & Johnny (Canadian-American)                 8
26  24  ONE MORE FOR THE ROAD - Hank Leeds (Jaro Int’l)                7
27  --  THE VILLAGE OF ST. BERNADETTE - Andy Williams (Cadence)        1
28  17  SO MANY WAYS - Brook Benton (Mercury)                         10
29  37  HOUND DOG MAN - Fabian (Chancellor)                            2
30  32  TALK THAT TALK - Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)                     7
31  21  THE LITTLE DRUMMER BOY - The Harry Simeone Chorale (20th Fox)  9
32  31  COME INTO MY HEART - Lloyd Price (ABC-Paramount)               6
33  --  PRETTY BLUE EYES - Steve Lawrence (ABC-Paramount)              1
34  --  WORK OUT - Baby Washington (Neptune)                           2
35  --  SMOKIE (pt. 2) - Bill Black’s Combo (Hi)                       3
36  27  DON’T YOU KNOW - Della Reese (RCA Victor)                     17
37  25  EBB TIDE - Bobby Freeman (Josie)                               2
38  34  SCARLET RIBBONS (For Her Hair) - The Browns (RCA Victor)       5
39  --  WALTZING MATILDA - The Merrill Staton Choir (Epic)             1
40  --  SHIMMY, SHIMMY, KO-KO-BOP - Little Anthony & The Imperials
        (End)                                                          1

 

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