WMGM Top 40 Survey

For the Week of March 9, 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)                            5
 2   3  CHARLIE BROWN - The Coasters (Atco)                            6
 3   2  DONNA - Ritchie Valens (Del-Fi)                               11
 4  13  COME SOFTLY TO ME - The Fleetwoods (Dolphin)                   2
 5   4  ALVIN’S HARMONICA - David Seville & The Chipmunks (Liberty)    5
 6  14  SORRY (I Ran All The Way Home) - The Impalas (Cub)             4
 7   5  THE CHILDREN’S MARCHING SONG (Nick Nack Paddy Whack) -
        Cyril Stapleton & His Orchestra (London) / Mitch Miller
        & His Orchestra (Columbia)                                    11
 8   9  IT’S JUST A MATTER OF TIME - Brook Benton (Mercury)            6
 9   8  THE HAWAIIAN WEDDING SONG (Ke Kali Nei Au) - Andy Williams
        (Cadence)                                                      7
10  11  TRAGEDY - Thomas Wayne with The DeLons (Fernwood)              4
11  10  PETER GUNN - Ray Anthony & His Orchestra (Capitol)             7
12   6  PETITE FLEUR (Little Flower) - Chris Barber’s Jazz Band
        (Laurie)                                                      11
13   7  STAGGER LEE - Lloyd Price (ABC-Paramount)                     15
14  29  SINCE I DON’T HAVE YOU - The Skyliners (Calico)                2
15  15  SHE SAY (Oom Dooby Doom) - The Diamonds (Mercury)              5
16  24  WHO’S THAT KNOCKING - The Genies (Shad)                        4
17  21  TALL PAUL - Annette with The Afterbeats (Disneyland)           6
18  12  (All Of A Sudden) MY HEART SINGS - Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)   9
19  17  I GOT A WIFE - The Mark IV (Mercury)                           6
20  28  IT’S LATE - Ricky Nelson (Imperial)                            3
21  18  BLAH, BLAH, BLAH - Nicola Paone (ABC-Paramount)                7
22  19  LONELY TEARDROPS - Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)                  12
23  40  WHERE WERE YOU (On Our Wedding Day)? - Lloyd Price
        (ABC-Paramount)                                                2
24  26  RAW-HIDE - Link Wray & The Wraymen (Epic)                      6
25  38  IF I DIDN’T CARE - Connie Francis (M-G-M)                      2
26  20  I’VE HAD IT - The Bell Notes (Time)                           13
27  16  SMOKE GETS IN YOUR EYES - The Platters (Mercury)              17
28  23  16 CANDLES - The Crests (Coed)                                16
29  --  GUITAR BOOGIE SHUFFLE - The Virtues (Hunt)                     1
30  25  I CRIED A TEAR - LaVern Baker (Atlantic)                      14
31  --  PINK SHOE LACES - Dodie Stevens (Crystalette)                  1
32  27  MY HAPPINESS - Connie Francis (M-G-M)                         15
33  22  THE ALL AMERICAN BOY - Bill Parsons [Bobby Bare] (Fraternity)  8
34  37  GLORIA - The Chariots (Time)                                   3
35  --  NEVER BE ANYONE ELSE BUT YOU - Ricky Nelson (Imperial)         1
36  --  SHERRY (I Really Love You So) - The Valets (Jon)               1
37  31  FIRST ANNIVERSARY - Cathy Carr (Roulette)                      5
38  34  THE LONELY ONE - Duane Eddy & The Rebels (Jamie)               6
39  35  (I’ll Be With You In) APPLE BLOSSOM TIME - Tab Hunter
        (Warner Bros.)                                                 5
40  32  THERE MUST BE A WAY - Joni James (M-G-M)                       9

 

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