WMGM Top 40 Survey

For the Week of July 13, 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  THE BATTLE OF NEW ORLEANS - Johnny Horton (Columbia)          11
 2   7  THERE GOES MY BABY - The Drifters (Atlantic)                   6
 3   4  WHAT A DIFF’RENCE A DAY MAKES - Dinah Washington (Mercury)     7
 4   3  PERSONALITY - Lloyd Price (ABC-Paramount)                     11
 5   2  LONELY BOY - Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)                         8
 6   6  I ONLY HAVE EYES FOR YOU - The Flamingos (End)                 8
 7   8  WATERLOO - Stonewall Jackson (Columbia)                        6
 8   5  FRANKIE - Connie Francis (M-G-M)                              10
 9   9  BOBBY SOX TO STOCKINGS - Frankie Avalon (Chancellor)           9
10  16  MY HEART IS AN OPEN BOOK - Carl Dobkins, Jr. (Decca)           4
11  10  YOU’RE SO FINE - The Falcons (Unart)                           8
12  14  LIPSTICK ON YOUR COLLAR - Connie Francis (M-G-M)               6
13  12  TIGER - Fabian (Chancellor)                                    7
14  17  IT WAS I - Skip & Flip (Brent)                                 5
15  13  THIS I SWEAR - The Skyliners (Calico)                          8
16  11  DREAM LOVER - Bobby Darin (Atco)                              13
17  21  SEE YOU IN SEPTEMBER - The Tempos (Climax)                     3
18  25  FORTY MILES OF BAD ROAD - Duane Eddy & The Rebels (Jamie)      4
19  33  SMALL WORLD - Johnny Mathis (Columbia)                         3
20  27  SLEEP WALK - Santo & Johnny (Canadian-American)                3
21  20  ROCKIN’ IN THE JUNGLE - The Eternals (Hollywood)               7
22  24  TWIXT TWELVE AND TWENTY - Pat Boone (Dot)                      5
23  15  HUSHABYE - The Mystics (Laurie)                               10
24  28  A BIG HUNK O’ LOVE - Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)                2
25  29  TILL THERE WAS YOU - Anita Bryant (Carlton)                    5
26  31  M.T.A. - The Kingston Trio (Capitol)                           3
27  --  CIAO, CIAO BAMBINA - Jacky Noguez & His Musette Orchestra
        (Jamie)                                                        1
28  36  WHAT IS LOVE? - The Playmates (Roulette)                       2
29  19  TALLAHASSEE LASSIE - Freddy Cannon (Swan)                     10
30  22  TO A SOLDIER BOY - The Tassels (Madison)                       5
31  34  RAGTIME COWBOY JOE - David Seville & The Chipmunks (Liberty)   2
32  --  THANK YOU PRETTY BABY - Brook Benton (Mercury)                 1
33  37  A BOY WITHOUT A GIRL - Frankie Avalon (Chancellor)             5
34  18  KANSAS CITY - Wilbert Harrison (Fury)                         15
35  30  BONGO ROCK - Preston Epps (Original Sound)                     4
36  --  I’LL BE SATISFIED - Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)                  1
37  35  BEI MIR BIST DU SCHON - Louis Prima & Keely Smith (Dot)        4
38  23  QUIET VILLAGE - Martin Denny (Liberty)                        13
39  38  ENDLESSLY - Brook Benton (Mercury)                            12
40  40  SWEETER THAN YOU - Ricky Nelson (Imperial)                     2

 

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