WMGM Top 40 Survey

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

 

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