WMGM Top 40 Survey

For the Week of March 23, 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  COME SOFTLY TO ME - The Fleetwoods (Dolphin)                   4
 2   1  VENUS - Frankie Avalon (Chancellor)                            7
 3   4  SORRY (I Ran All The Way Home) - The Impalas (Cub)             6
 4   8  SINCE I DON’T HAVE YOU - The Skyliners (Calico)                4
 5   3  CHARLIE BROWN - The Coasters (Atco)                            8
 6   6  ALVIN’S HARMONICA - David Seville & The Chipmunks (Liberty)    7
 7   9  TRAGEDY - Thomas Wayne with The DeLons (Fernwood)              6
 8   7  IT’S JUST A MATTER OF TIME - Brook Benton (Mercury)            8
 9  10  THE HAWAIIAN WEDDING SONG (Ke Kali Nei Au) - Andy Williams
        (Cadence)                                                      9
10   5  DONNA - Ritchie Valens (Del-Fi)                               13
11  14  PINK SHOE LACES - Dodie Stevens (Crystalette)                  3
12  15  IT’S LATE - Ricky Nelson (Imperial)                            5
13  13  WHO’S THAT KNOCKING - The Genies (Shad)                        6
14  20  GUITAR BOOGIE SHUFFLE - The Virtues (Hunt)                     3
15  11  THE CHILDREN’S MARCHING SONG (Nick Nack Paddy Whack) -
        Cyril Stapleton & His Orchestra (London) / Mitch Miller
        & His Orchestra (Columbia)                                    13
16  12  PETER GUNN - Ray Anthony & His Orchestra (Capitol)             9
17  19  WHERE WERE YOU (On Our Wedding Day)? - Lloyd Price
        (ABC-Paramount)                                                4
18  24  TURN ME LOOSE - Fabian (Chancellor)                            2
19  39  (Now And Then There’s) A FOOL SUCH AS I - Elvis Presley
        (RCA Victor)                                                   2
20  17  PETITE FLEUR (Little Flower) - Chris Barber’s Jazz Band
        (Laurie)                                                      13
21  18  SHE SAY (Oom Dooby Doom) - The Diamonds (Mercury)              7
22  31  IF I DIDN’T CARE - Connie Francis (M-G-M)                      4
23  16  STAGGER LEE - Lloyd Price (ABC-Paramount)                     17
24  36  THAT’S WHY (I Love You So) - Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)         2
25  21  TALL PAUL - Annette with The Afterbeats (Disneyland)           8
26  32  GLORIA - The Chariots (Time)                                   5
27  34  NEVER BE ANYONE ELSE BUT YOU - Ricky Nelson (Imperial)         3
28  22  (All Of A Sudden) MY HEART SINGS - Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)  11
29  --  I MISS YOU SO - Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)                      1
30  25  PLEASE MR. SUN - Tommy Edwards (M-G-M)                         2
31  23  LONELY TEARDROPS - Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)                  14
32  --  I NEED YOUR LOVE TONIGHT - Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)          1
33  40  THE HANGING TREE - Marty Robbins (Columbia)                    2
34  27  I’VE HAD IT - The Bell Notes (Time)                           15
35  --  SEA CRUISE - Frankie Ford (Ace)                                1
36  35  SECRET LOVE - Jimmy Ricks (Felsted)                            2
37  37  SHERRY (I Really Love You So) - The Valets (Jon)               3
38  28  RAW-HIDE - Link Wray & The Wraymen (Epic)                      8
39  --  TELL HIM NO - Travis & Bob (Sandy)                             1
40  30  I GOT A WIFE - The Mark IV (Mercury)                           8

 

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