WMGM Top 40 Survey

For the Week of February 2, 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  STAGGER LEE - Lloyd Price (ABC-Paramount)                     10
 2   1  DONNA - Ritchie Valens (Del-Fi)                                6
 3   3  SMOKE GETS IN YOUR EYES - The Platters (Mercury)              12
 4   4  THE CHILDREN’S MARCHING SONG (Nick Nack Paddy Whack) -
        Cyril Stapleton & His Orchestra (London) / Mitch Miller
        & His Orchestra (Columbia)                                     6
 5   6  PETITE FLEUR (Little Flower) - Chris Barber’s Jazz Band
        (Laurie)                                                       6
 6   5  16 CANDLES - The Crests (Coed)                                11
 7  10  (All Of A Sudden) MY HEART SINGS - Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)   4
 8   9  LONELY TEARDROPS - Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)                   7
 9   7  I’VE HAD IT - The Bell Notes (Time)                            8
10   8  MY HAPPINESS - Connie Francis (M-G-M)                         10
11  11  THE ALL AMERICAN BOY - Bill Parsons [Bobby Bare] (Fraternity)  3
12  26  THE HAWAIIAN WEDDING SONG (Ke Kali Nei Au) - Andy Williams
        (Cadence)                                                      2
13  13  O’ FALLING STAR - The Four Knights (Coral)                    11
14  16  THERE MUST BE A WAY - Joni James (M-G-M)                       4
15  14  GOTTA TRAVEL ON - Billy Grammer (Monument)                     9
16  20  I CRIED A TEAR - LaVern Baker (Atlantic)                       9
17  18  THE DIARY - Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)                           7
18  15  GOODBYE BABY - Jack Scott (Carlton)                           10
19  37  BLAH, BLAH, BLAH - Nicola Paone (ABC-Paramount)                2
20  22  I’M A MAN - Fabian (Chancellor)                                6
21  30  PETER GUNN - Ray Anthony & His Orchestra (Capitol)             2
22  12  A LOVER’S QUESTION - Clyde McPhatter (Atlantic)               12
23  23  I TALK TO THE TREES - Edmundo Ros & His Orchestra (London)    10
24  32  DON’T TAKE YOUR GUNS TO TOWN - Johnny Cash (Columbia)          2
25  --  CHARLIE BROWN - The Coasters (Atco)                            1
26  17  THE CHIPMUNK SONG - The Chipmunks with David Seville
        (Liberty)                                                     10
27  24  AMBROSE (Part Five) - Linda Laurie (Glory)                     7
28  --  IT’S JUST A MATTER OF TIME - Brook Benton (Mercury)            1
29  --  I GOT A WIFE - The Mark IV (Mercury)                           1
30  --  MAY YOU ALWAYS - The McGuire Sisters (Coral)                   1
31  --  TALL PAUL - Annette with The Afterbeats (Disneyland)           1
32  21  LOVERS NEVER SAY GOODBYE - The Flamingos (End)                 5
33  --  THE LONELY ONE - Duane Eddy & The Rebels (Jamie)               1
34  31  NOBODY BUT YOU - Dee Clark (Abner)                             4
35  25  MANHATTAN SPIRITUAL - Reg Owen & His Orchestra (Palette)       8
36  28  TOM DOOLEY - The Kingston Trio (Capitol)                      16
37  --  THE LITTLE SPACE GIRL - Jesse Lee Turner (Carlton)             3
38  19  WHOLE LOTTA LOVING - Fats Domino (Imperial)                   12
39  36  DON’T PITY ME - Dion & The Belmonts (Laurie)                   6
40  27  ONE NIGHT - Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)                        15

 

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