WMGM Top 40 Survey

For the Week of January 26, 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)                                5
 2   3  STAGGER LEE - Lloyd Price (ABC-Paramount)                      9
 3   1  SMOKE GETS IN YOUR EYES - The Platters (Mercury)              11
 4   5  THE CHILDREN’S MARCHING SONG (Nick Nack Paddy Whack) -
        Cyril Stapleton & His Orchestra (London) / Mitch Miller
        & His Orchestra (Columbia)                                     5
 5   4  16 CANDLES - The Crests (Coed)                                10
 6   9  PETITE FLEUR (Little Flower) - Chris Barber’s Jazz Band
        (Laurie)                                                       5
 7   6  I’VE HAD IT - The Bell Notes (Time)                            7
 8   7  MY HAPPINESS - Connie Francis (M-G-M)                          9
 9   8  LONELY TEARDROPS - Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)                   6
10  12  (All Of A Sudden) MY HEART SINGS - Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)   3
11  19  THE ALL AMERICAN BOY - Bill Parsons [Bobby Bare] (Fraternity)  2
12  11  A LOVER’S QUESTION - Clyde McPhatter (Atlantic)               11
13  14  O’ FALLING STAR - The Four Knights (Coral)                    10
14  20  GOTTA TRAVEL ON - Billy Grammer (Monument)                     8
15  13  GOODBYE BABY - Jack Scott (Carlton)                            9
16  22  THERE MUST BE A WAY - Joni James (M-G-M)                       3
17  10  THE CHIPMUNK SONG - The Chipmunks with David Seville
        (Liberty)                                                      9
18  15  THE DIARY - Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)                           6
19  16  WHOLE LOTTA LOVING - Fats Domino (Imperial)                   11
20  25  I CRIED A TEAR - LaVern Baker (Atlantic)                       8
21  28  LOVERS NEVER SAY GOODBYE - The Flamingos (End)                 4
22  37  I’M A MAN - Fabian (Chancellor)                                5
23  29  I TALK TO THE TREES - Edmundo Ros & His Orchestra (London)     9
24  26  AMBROSE (Part Five) - Linda Laurie (Glory)                     6
25  24  MANHATTAN SPIRITUAL - Reg Owen & His Orchestra (Palette)       7
26  --  THE HAWAIIAN WEDDING SONG (Ke Kali Nei Au) - Andy Williams
        (Cadence)                                                      1
27  18  ONE NIGHT - Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)                        14
28  21  TOM DOOLEY - The Kingston Trio (Capitol)                      15
29  17  QUEEN OF THE HOP - Bobby Darin (Atco)                         14
30  --  PETER GUNN - Ray Anthony & His Orchestra (Capitol)             1
31  31  NOBODY BUT YOU - Dee Clark (Abner)                             3
32  --  DON’T TAKE YOUR GUNS TO TOWN - Johnny Cash (Columbia)          1
33  23  THE LITTLE DRUMMER BOY - The Harry Simeone Chorale (20th Fox)  6
34  27  BEEP BEEP - The Playmates (Roulette)                          14
35  30  PROBLEMS - The Everly Brothers (Cadence)                      12
36  38  DON’T PITY ME - Dion & The Belmonts (Laurie)                   5
37  --  BLAH, BLAH, BLAH - Nicola Paone (ABC-Paramount)                1
38  --  RAW-HIDE - Link Wray & The Wraymen (Epic)                      1
39  34  BIMBOMBEY - Jimmie Rodgers (Roulette)                          9
40  35  C’MON EVERYBODY - Eddie Cochran (Liberty)                      4

 

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