WMGM Top 40 Survey

For the Week of February 9, 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  DONNA - Ritchie Valens (Del-Fi)                                7
 2   1  STAGGER LEE - Lloyd Price (ABC-Paramount)                     11
 3   5  PETITE FLEUR (Little Flower) - Chris Barber’s Jazz Band
        (Laurie)                                                       7
 4   3  SMOKE GETS IN YOUR EYES - The Platters (Mercury)              13
 5   4  THE CHILDREN’S MARCHING SONG (Nick Nack Paddy Whack) -
        Cyril Stapleton & His Orchestra (London) / Mitch Miller
        & His Orchestra (Columbia)                                     7
 6   7  (All Of A Sudden) MY HEART SINGS - Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)   5
 7   6  16 CANDLES - The Crests (Coed)                                12
 8   8  LONELY TEARDROPS - Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)                   8
 9   9  I’VE HAD IT - The Bell Notes (Time)                            9
10  11  THE ALL AMERICAN BOY - Bill Parsons [Bobby Bare] (Fraternity)  4
11  10  MY HAPPINESS - Connie Francis (M-G-M)                         11
12  12  THE HAWAIIAN WEDDING SONG (Ke Kali Nei Au) - Andy Williams
        (Cadence)                                                      3
13  25  CHARLIE BROWN - The Coasters (Atco)                            2
14  --  VENUS - Frankie Avalon (Chancellor)                            1
15  19  BLAH, BLAH, BLAH - Nicola Paone (ABC-Paramount)                3
16  21  PETER GUNN - Ray Anthony & His Orchestra (Capitol)             3
17  14  THERE MUST BE A WAY - Joni James (M-G-M)                       5
18  13  O’ FALLING STAR - The Four Knights (Coral)                    12
19  15  GOTTA TRAVEL ON - Billy Grammer (Monument)                    10
20  16  I CRIED A TEAR - LaVern Baker (Atlantic)                      10
21  28  IT’S JUST A MATTER OF TIME - Brook Benton (Mercury)            2
22  --  ALVIN’S HARMONICA - David Seville & The Chipmunks (Liberty)    1
23  29  I GOT A WIFE - The Mark IV (Mercury)                           2
24  18  GOODBYE BABY - Jack Scott (Carlton)                           11
25  17  THE DIARY - Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)                           8
26  20  I’M A MAN - Fabian (Chancellor)                                7
27  22  A LOVER’S QUESTION - Clyde McPhatter (Atlantic)               13
28  23  I TALK TO THE TREES - Edmundo Ros & His Orchestra (London)    11
29  30  MAY YOU ALWAYS - The McGuire Sisters (Coral)                   2
30  24  DON’T TAKE YOUR GUNS TO TOWN - Johnny Cash (Columbia)          3
31  31  TALL PAUL - Annette with The Afterbeats (Disneyland)           2
32  33  THE LONELY ONE - Duane Eddy & The Rebels (Jamie)               2
33  --  RAW-HIDE - Link Wray & The Wraymen (Epic)                      2
34  35  MANHATTAN SPIRITUAL - Reg Owen & His Orchestra (Palette)       9
35  --  WITH THE WIND AND THE RAIN IN YOUR HAIR - Pat Boone (Dot)      1
36  34  NOBODY BUT YOU - Dee Clark (Abner)                             5
37  37  THE LITTLE SPACE GIRL - Jesse Lee Turner (Carlton)             4
38  --  FIRST ANNIVERSARY - Cathy Carr (Roulette)                      1
39  --  (I’ll Be With You In) APPLE BLOSSOM TIME - Tab Hunter
        (Warner Bros.)                                                 1
40  --  SHE SAY (Oom Dooby Doom) - The Diamonds (Mercury)              1

 

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