WMGM Top 40 Survey

For the Week of July 27, 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   3  THERE GOES MY BABY - The Drifters (Atlantic)                   8
 2   1  THE BATTLE OF NEW ORLEANS - Johnny Horton (Columbia)          13
 3   7  MY HEART IS AN OPEN BOOK - Carl Dobkins, Jr. (Decca)           6
 4   4  WHAT A DIFF’RENCE A DAY MAKES - Dinah Washington (Mercury)     9
 5  11  SLEEP WALK - Santo & Johnny (Canadian-American)                5
 6   6  LONELY BOY - Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)                        10
 7   2  PERSONALITY - Lloyd Price (ABC-Paramount)                     13
 8   9  LIPSTICK ON YOUR COLLAR - Connie Francis (M-G-M)               8
 9  13  SMALL WORLD - Johnny Mathis (Columbia)                         5
10  15  SEE YOU IN SEPTEMBER - The Tempos (Climax)                     5
11   8  WATERLOO - Stonewall Jackson (Columbia)                        8
12   5  I ONLY HAVE EYES FOR YOU - The Flamingos (End)                10
13  10  FRANKIE - Connie Francis (M-G-M)                              12
14  16  IT WAS I - Skip & Flip (Brent)                                 7
15  20  A BIG HUNK O’ LOVE - Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)                4
16  12  BOBBY SOX TO STOCKINGS - Frankie Avalon (Chancellor)          11
17  23  CIAO, CIAO BAMBINA - Jacky Noguez & His Musette Orchestra
        (Jamie)                                                        3
18  22  WHAT IS LOVE? - The Playmates (Roulette)                       4
19  14  TIGER - Fabian (Chancellor)                                    9
20  17  YOU’RE SO FINE - The Falcons (Unart)                          10
21  18  THIS I SWEAR - The Skyliners (Calico)                         10
22  21  TILL THERE WAS YOU - Anita Bryant (Carlton)                    7
23  39  BABY TALK - Jan & Dean (Dore)                                  2
24  19  FORTY MILES OF BAD ROAD - Duane Eddy & The Rebels (Jamie)      6
25  38  LAVENDER-BLUE - Sammy Turner (Big Top)                         2
26  26  THANK YOU PRETTY BABY - Brook Benton (Mercury)                 3
27  --  WHAT’D I SAY (pt. 1) - Ray Charles (Atlantic)                  1
28  31  ON AN EVENING IN ROMA - Dean Martin (Capitol)                  2
29  33  HERE COMES SUMMER - Jerry Keller (Kapp)                        2
30  28  M.T.A. - The Kingston Trio (Capitol)                           5
31  34  ANGEL FACE - Jimmy Darren (Colpix)                             2
32  40  I’LL BE SATISFIED - Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)                  3
33  30  DREAM LOVER - Bobby Darin (Atco)                              15
34  37  SWEETER THAN YOU - Ricky Nelson (Imperial)                     4
35  29  RAGTIME COWBOY JOE - David Seville & The Chipmunks (Liberty)   4
36  27  TO A SOLDIER BOY - The Tassels (Madison)                       7
37  25  HUSHABYE - The Mystics (Laurie)                               12
38  --  HIGH HOPES - Frank Sinatra “and a bunch of kids” (Capitol)     1
39  24  TWIXT TWELVE AND TWENTY - Pat Boone (Dot)                      7
40  --  MONA LISA - Carl Mann (Phillips Int’l)                         1

 

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