WMGM Top 40 Survey

For the Week of January 5, 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  SMOKE GETS IN YOUR EYES - The Platters (Mercury)               8
 2   1  THE CHIPMUNK SONG - The Chipmunks with David Seville
        (Liberty)                                                      6
 3   3  16 CANDLES - The Crests (Coed)                                 7
 4  10  STAGGER LEE - Lloyd Price (ABC-Paramount)                      6
 5   8  MY HAPPINESS - Connie Francis (M-G-M)                          6
 6   5  QUEEN OF THE HOP - Bobby Darin (Atco)                         11
 7   4  TOM DOOLEY - The Kingston Trio (Capitol)                      12
 8  29  DONNA - Ritchie Valens (Del-Fi)                                2
 9   6  BEEP BEEP - The Playmates (Roulette)                          11
10  13  A LOVER’S QUESTION - Clyde McPhatter (Atlantic)                8
11   7  TO KNOW HIM, IS TO LOVE HIM - The Teddy Bears (Dore)          14
12  11  ONE NIGHT - Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)                        11
13  17  I’VE HAD IT - The Bell Notes (Time)                            4
14  14  WHOLE LOTTA LOVING - Fats Domino (Imperial)                    8
15   9  LONESOME TOWN - Ricky Nelson (Imperial)                       12
16  24  LONELY TEARDROPS - Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)                   3
17  34  THE CHILDREN’S MARCHING SONG (Nick Nack Paddy Whack) -
        Cyril Stapleton & His Orchestra (London) / Mitch Miller
        & His Orchestra (Columbia)                                     2
18  16  GOODBYE BABY - Jack Scott (Carlton)                            6
19  22  O’ FALLING STAR - The Four Knights (Coral)                     7
20  23  GOTTA TRAVEL ON - Billy Grammer (Monument)                     5
21  12  PROBLEMS - The Everly Brothers (Cadence)                       9
22  32  THE DIARY - Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)                           3
23  19  THE LITTLE DRUMMER BOY - The Harry Simeone Chorale (20th Fox)  3
24  15  BIMBOMBEY - Jimmie Rodgers (Roulette)                          6
25  25  MANHATTAN SPIRITUAL - Reg Owen & His Orchestra (Palette)       4
26  30  I CRIED A TEAR - LaVern Baker (Atlantic)                       5
27  28  I TALK TO THE TREES - Edmundo Ros & His Orchestra (London)     6
28  39  PETITE FLEUR (Little Flower) - Chris Barber’s Jazz Band
        (Laurie)                                                       2
29  21  I’LL WAIT FOR YOU - Frankie Avalon (Chancellor)                9
30  20  PEEK-A-BOO - The Cadillacs (Josie)                             6
31  35  SO MUCH - Little Anthony & The Imperials (End)                 7
32  18  COME PRIMA - Tony Dallara (Mercury)                            9
33  31  AMBROSE (Part Five) - Linda Laurie (Glory)                     3
34  --  LOVERS NEVER SAY GOODBYE - The Flamingos (End)                 1
35  38  I’M A MAN - Fabian (Chancellor)                                2
36  36  PHILADELPHIA U.S.A. - The Nu Tornados (Carlton)                4
37  33  THAT OLD BLACK MAGIC - Louis Prima & Keely Smith (Capitol)     8
38  40  DON’T PITY ME - Dion & The Belmonts (Laurie)                   2
39  --  C’MON EVERYBODY - Eddie Cochran (Liberty)                      1
40  37  I GOT STUNG - Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)                       9

 

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