WMGM Top 40 Survey

For the Week of Januray 12, 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  SMOKE GETS IN YOUR EYES - The Platters (Mercury)               9
 2   3  16 CANDLES - The Crests (Coed)                                 8
 3   8  DONNA - Ritchie Valens (Del-Fi)                                3
 4   4  STAGGER LEE - Lloyd Price (ABC-Paramount)                      7
 5   2  THE CHIPMUNK SONG - The Chipmunks with David Seville
        (Liberty)                                                      7
 6   5  MY HAPPINESS - Connie Francis (M-G-M)                          7
 7  17  THE CHILDREN’S MARCHING SONG (Nick Nack Paddy Whack) -
        Cyril Stapleton & His Orchestra (London) / Mitch Miller
        & His Orchestra (Columbia)                                     3
 8  10  A LOVER’S QUESTION - Clyde McPhatter (Atlantic)                9
 9  13  I’VE HAD IT - The Bell Notes (Time)                            5
10   7  TOM DOOLEY - The Kingston Trio (Capitol)                      13
11   6  QUEEN OF THE HOP - Bobby Darin (Atco)                         12
12  16  LONELY TEARDROPS - Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)                   4
13  11  TO KNOW HIM, IS TO LOVE HIM - The Teddy Bears (Dore)          15
14  14  WHOLE LOTTA LOVING - Fats Domino (Imperial)                    9
15  18  GOODBYE BABY - Jack Scott (Carlton)                            7
16  19  O’ FALLING STAR - The Four Knights (Coral)                     8
17   9  BEEP BEEP - The Playmates (Roulette)                          12
18  22  THE DIARY - Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)                           4
19  12  ONE NIGHT - Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)                        12
20  20  GOTTA TRAVEL ON - Billy Grammer (Monument)                     6
21  28  PETITE FLEUR (Little Flower) - Chris Barber’s Jazz Band
        (Laurie)                                                       3
22  23  THE LITTLE DRUMMER BOY - The Harry Simeone Chorale (20th Fox)  4
23  24  BIMBOMBEY - Jimmie Rodgers (Roulette)                          7
24  26  I CRIED A TEAR - LaVern Baker (Atlantic)                       6
25  33  AMBROSE (Part Five) - Linda Laurie (Glory)                     4
26  21  PROBLEMS - The Everly Brothers (Cadence)                      10
27  15  LONESOME TOWN - Ricky Nelson (Imperial)                       13
28  --  (All Of A Sudden) MY HEART SINGS - Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)   1
29  34  LOVERS NEVER SAY GOODBYE - The Flamingos (End)                 2
30  30  PEEK-A-BOO - The Cadillacs (Josie)                             7
31  27  I TALK TO THE TREES - Edmundo Ros & His Orchestra (London)     7
32  39  C’MON EVERYBODY - Eddie Cochran (Liberty)                      2
33  --  NOBODY BUT YOU - Dee Clark (Abner)                             1
34  --  THE LITTLE SPACE GIRL - Jesse Lee Turner (Carlton)             1
35  25  MANHATTAN SPIRITUAL - Reg Owen & His Orchestra (Palette)       5
36  29  I’LL WAIT FOR YOU - Frankie Avalon (Chancellor)               10
37  38  DON’T PITY ME - Dion & The Belmonts (Laurie)                   3
38  --  ESO ES EL AMOR - Morty Palitz & His Orchestra (Josie)          1
39  35  I’M A MAN - Fabian (Chancellor)                                3
40  --  THERE MUST BE A WAY - Joni James (M-G-M)                       1

 

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