WMGM Top 40 Survey

For the Week of February 16, 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  DONNA - Ritchie Valens (Del-Fi)                                8
 2   2  STAGGER LEE - Lloyd Price (ABC-Paramount)                     12
 3   3  PETITE FLEUR (Little Flower) - Chris Barber’s Jazz Band
        (Laurie)                                                       8
 4   5  THE CHILDREN’S MARCHING SONG (Nick Nack Paddy Whack) -
        Cyril Stapleton & His Orchestra (London) / Mitch Miller
        & His Orchestra (Columbia)                                     8
 5  14  VENUS - Frankie Avalon (Chancellor)                            2
 6   6  (All Of A Sudden) MY HEART SINGS - Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)   6
 7  12  THE HAWAIIAN WEDDING SONG (Ke Kali Nei Au) - Andy Williams
        (Cadence)                                                      4
 8   4  SMOKE GETS IN YOUR EYES - The Platters (Mercury)              14
 9  13  CHARLIE BROWN - The Coasters (Atco)                            3
10  10  THE ALL AMERICAN BOY - Bill Parsons [Bobby Bare] (Fraternity)  5
11  22  ALVIN’S HARMONICA - David Seville & The Chipmunks (Liberty)    2
12   8  LONELY TEARDROPS - Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)                   9
13   7  16 CANDLES - The Crests (Coed)                                13
14  15  BLAH, BLAH, BLAH - Nicola Paone (ABC-Paramount)                4
15  16  PETER GUNN - Ray Anthony & His Orchestra (Capitol)             4
16   9  I’VE HAD IT - The Bell Notes (Time)                           10
17  21  IT’S JUST A MATTER OF TIME - Brook Benton (Mercury)            3
18  11  MY HAPPINESS - Connie Francis (M-G-M)                         12
19  23  I GOT A WIFE - The Mark IV (Mercury)                           3
20  17  THERE MUST BE A WAY - Joni James (M-G-M)                       6
21  19  GOTTA TRAVEL ON - Billy Grammer (Monument)                    11
22  18  O’ FALLING STAR - The Four Knights (Coral)                    13
23  31  TALL PAUL - Annette with The Afterbeats (Disneyland)           3
24  40  SHE SAY (Oom Dooby Doom) - The Diamonds (Mercury)              2
25  29  MAY YOU ALWAYS - The McGuire Sisters (Coral)                   3
26  20  I CRIED A TEAR - LaVern Baker (Atlantic)                      11
27  33  RAW-HIDE - Link Wray & The Wraymen (Epic)                      3
28  38  FIRST ANNIVERSARY - Cathy Carr (Roulette)                      2
29  30  DON’T TAKE YOUR GUNS TO TOWN - Johnny Cash (Columbia)          4
30  --  SORRY (I Ran All The Way Home) - The Impalas (Cub)             1
31  32  THE LONELY ONE - Duane Eddy & The Rebels (Jamie)               3
32  39  (I’ll Be With You In) APPLE BLOSSOM TIME - Tab Hunter
        (Warner Bros.)                                                 2
33  --  TRAGEDY - Thomas Wayne with The DeLons (Fernwood)              1
34  35  WITH THE WIND AND THE RAIN IN YOUR HAIR - Pat Boone (Dot)      2
35  26  I’M A MAN - Fabian (Chancellor)                                8
36  28  I TALK TO THE TREES - Edmundo Ros & His Orchestra (London)    12
37  37  THE LITTLE SPACE GIRL - Jesse Lee Turner (Carlton)             5
38  --  MISS YOU - Jaye P. Morgan (M-G-M)                              1
39  24  GOODBYE BABY - Jack Scott (Carlton)                           12
40  --  WHO’S THAT KNOCKING - The Genies (Shad)                        1

 

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