WMGM Top 40 Survey

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

 

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