WMGM Top 40 Survey

For the Week of March 2, 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  VENUS - Frankie Avalon (Chancellor)                            4
 2   1  DONNA - Ritchie Valens (Del-Fi)                               10
 3   5  CHARLIE BROWN - The Coasters (Atco)                            5
 4   7  ALVIN’S HARMONICA - David Seville & The Chipmunks (Liberty)    4
 5   6  THE CHILDREN’S MARCHING SONG (Nick Nack Paddy Whack) -
        Cyril Stapleton & His Orchestra (London) / Mitch Miller
        & His Orchestra (Columbia)                                    10
 6   4  PETITE FLEUR (Little Flower) - Chris Barber’s Jazz Band
        (Laurie)                                                      10
 7   3  STAGGER LEE - Lloyd Price (ABC-Paramount)                     14
 8   8  THE HAWAIIAN WEDDING SONG (Ke Kali Nei Au) - Andy Williams
        (Cadence)                                                      6
 9  12  IT’S JUST A MATTER OF TIME - Brook Benton (Mercury)            5
10  10  PETER GUNN - Ray Anthony & His Orchestra (Capitol)             6
11  24  TRAGEDY - Thomas Wayne with The DeLons (Fernwood)              3
12   9  (All Of A Sudden) MY HEART SINGS - Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)   8
13  --  COME SOFTLY TO ME - The Fleetwoods (Dolphin)                   1
14  23  SORRY (I Ran All The Way Home) - The Impalas (Cub)             3
15  19  SHE SAY (Oom Dooby Doom) - The Diamonds (Mercury)              4
16  11  SMOKE GETS IN YOUR EYES - The Platters (Mercury)              16
17  18  I GOT A WIFE - The Mark IV (Mercury)                           5
18  13  BLAH, BLAH, BLAH - Nicola Paone (ABC-Paramount)                6
19  15  LONELY TEARDROPS - Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)                  11
20  16  I’VE HAD IT - The Bell Notes (Time)                           12
21  22  TALL PAUL - Annette with The Afterbeats (Disneyland)           5
22  14  THE ALL AMERICAN BOY - Bill Parsons [Bobby Bare] (Fraternity)  7
23  17  16 CANDLES - The Crests (Coed)                                15
24  29  WHO’S THAT KNOCKING - The Genies (Shad)                        3
25  27  I CRIED A TEAR - LaVern Baker (Atlantic)                      13
26  26  RAW-HIDE - Link Wray & The Wraymen (Epic)                      5
27  20  MY HAPPINESS - Connie Francis (M-G-M)                         14
28  31  IT’S LATE - Ricky Nelson (Imperial)                            2
29  --  SINCE I DON’T HAVE YOU - The Skyliners (Calico)                1
30  25  MAY YOU ALWAYS - The McGuire Sisters (Coral)                   5
31  30  FIRST ANNIVERSARY - Cathy Carr (Roulette)                      4
32  21  THERE MUST BE A WAY - Joni James (M-G-M)                       8
33  32  GOTTA TRAVEL ON - Billy Grammer (Monument)                    13
34  28  THE LONELY ONE - Duane Eddy & The Rebels (Jamie)               5
35  35  (I’ll Be With You In) APPLE BLOSSOM TIME - Tab Hunter
        (Warner Bros.)                                                 4
36  33  TRY ME - James Brown & The Famous Flames (Federal)             2
37  34  GLORIA - The Chariots (Time)                                   2
38  --  IF I DIDN’T CARE - Connie Francis (M-G-M)                      1
39  --  TOMBOY - Perry Como (RCA Victor)                               1
40  --  WHERE WERE YOU (On Our Wedding Day)? - Lloyd Price
        (ABC-Paramount)                                                1

 

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