WMGM Top 40 Survey

For the Week of March 16, 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  VENUS - Frankie Avalon (Chancellor)                            6
 2   4  COME SOFTLY TO ME - The Fleetwoods (Dolphin)                   3
 3   2  CHARLIE BROWN - The Coasters (Atco)                            7
 4   6  SORRY (I Ran All The Way Home) - The Impalas (Cub)             5
 5   3  DONNA - Ritchie Valens (Del-Fi)                               12
 6   5  ALVIN’S HARMONICA - David Seville & The Chipmunks (Liberty)    6
 7   8  IT’S JUST A MATTER OF TIME - Brook Benton (Mercury)            7
 8  14  SINCE I DON’T HAVE YOU - The Skyliners (Calico)                3
 9  10  TRAGEDY - Thomas Wayne with The DeLons (Fernwood)              5
10   9  THE HAWAIIAN WEDDING SONG (Ke Kali Nei Au) - Andy Williams
        (Cadence)                                                      8
11   7  THE CHILDREN’S MARCHING SONG (Nick Nack Paddy Whack) -
        Cyril Stapleton & His Orchestra (London) / Mitch Miller
        & His Orchestra (Columbia)                                    12
12  11  PETER GUNN - Ray Anthony & His Orchestra (Capitol)             8
13  16  WHO’S THAT KNOCKING - The Genies (Shad)                        5
14  31  PINK SHOE LACES - Dodie Stevens (Crystalette)                  2
15  20  IT’S LATE - Ricky Nelson (Imperial)                            4
16  13  STAGGER LEE - Lloyd Price (ABC-Paramount)                     16
17  12  PETITE FLEUR (Little Flower) - Chris Barber’s Jazz Band
        (Laurie)                                                      12
18  15  SHE SAY (Oom Dooby Doom) - The Diamonds (Mercury)              6
19  23  WHERE WERE YOU (On Our Wedding Day)? - Lloyd Price
        (ABC-Paramount)                                                3
20  29  GUITAR BOOGIE SHUFFLE - The Virtues (Hunt)                     2
21  17  TALL PAUL - Annette with The Afterbeats (Disneyland)           7
22  18  (All Of A Sudden) MY HEART SINGS - Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)  10
23  22  LONELY TEARDROPS - Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)                  13
24  --  TURN ME LOOSE - Fabian (Chancellor)                            1
25  --  PLEASE MR. SUN - Tommy Edwards (M-G-M)                         1
26  21  BLAH, BLAH, BLAH - Nicola Paone (ABC-Paramount)                8
27  26  I’VE HAD IT - The Bell Notes (Time)                           14
28  24  RAW-HIDE - Link Wray & The Wraymen (Epic)                      7
29  27  SMOKE GETS IN YOUR EYES - The Platters (Mercury)              18
30  19  I GOT A WIFE - The Mark IV (Mercury)                           7
31  25  IF I DIDN’T CARE - Connie Francis (M-G-M)                      3
32  34  GLORIA - The Chariots (Time)                                   4
33  30  I CRIED A TEAR - LaVern Baker (Atlantic)                      15
34  35  NEVER BE ANYONE ELSE BUT YOU - Ricky Nelson (Imperial)         2
35  --  SECRET LOVE - Jimmy Ricks (Felsted)                            1
36  --  THAT’S WHY (I Love You So) - Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)         1
37  36  SHERRY (I Really Love You So) - The Valets (Jon)               2
38  40  THERE MUST BE A WAY - Joni James (M-G-M)                      10
39  --  (Now And Then There’s) A FOOL SUCH AS I - Elvis Presley
        (RCA Victor)                                                   1
40  --  THE HANGING TREE - Marty Robbins (Columbia)                    1

 

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