WMGM Top 40 Survey

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

 

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