WMGM Top 40 Survey

For the Week of May 18, 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  KANSAS CITY - Wilbert Harrison (Fury)                          7
 2   1  A TEENAGER IN LOVE - Dion & The Belmonts (Laurie)              6
 3   6  QUIET VILLAGE - Martin Denny (Liberty)                         5
 4   4  DREAM LOVER - Bobby Darin (Atco)                               5
 5   3  KOOKIE, KOOKIE (Lend Me Your Comb) - Edd Byrnes & Connie
        Stevens (Warner Bros.)                                         6
 6  10  THE BATTLE OF NEW ORLEANS - Johnny Horton (Columbia)           3
 7   5  THE HAPPY ORGAN - Dave “Baby” Cortez (Clock)                   7
 8  14  PERSONALITY - Lloyd Price (ABC-Paramount)                      3
 9   7  ONLY YOU - Franck Pourcel’s French Fiddles (Capitol)           6
10   8  PINK SHOE LACES - Dodie Stevens (Crystalette)                 11
11  11  GOODBYE JIMMY, GOODBYE - Kathy Linden (Felsted)                6
12  32  HUSHABYE - The Mystics (Laurie)                                2
13   9  TURN ME LOOSE - Fabian (Chancellor)                           10
14  28  LONELY FOR YOU - Gary Stites (Carlton)                         4
15  16  SORRY (I Ran All The Way Home) - The Impalas (Cub)            14
16  33  FRANKIE - Connie Francis (M-G-M)                               2
17  13  SINCE I DON’T HAVE YOU - The Skyliners (Calico)               12
18  12  (Now And Then There’s) A FOOL SUCH AS I - Elvis Presley
        (RCA Victor)                                                  10
19  27  I’VE COME OF AGE - Billy Storm (Columbia)                      3
20  19  SO FINE - The Fiestas (Old Town)                               4
21  15  COME SOFTLY TO ME - The Fleetwoods (Dolton)                   12
22  24  SOMEONE - Johnny Mathis (Columbia)                             7
23  30  OLD SPANISH TOWN - The Bell Notes (Time)                       4
24  25  ENDLESSLY - Brook Benton (Mercury)                             4
25  18  GUITAR BOOGIE SHUFFLE - The Virtues (Hunt)                    11
26  34  TALLAHASSEE LASSIE - Freddy Cannon (Swan)                      2
27  22  THREE STARS - Tommy Dee (Crest)                                5
28  20  TAKE A MESSAGE TO MARY - The Everly Brothers (Cadence)         8
29  23  I NEED YOUR LOVIN’ - Roy Hamilton (Epic)                       8
30  37  GIDGET - Jimmy Darren (Colpix)                                 3
31  17  EVERYBODY LIKES TO CHA CHA CHA - Sam Cooke (Keen)              8
32  21  THAT’S WHY (I Love You So) - Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)        10
33  26  SIX NIGHTS A WEEK - The Crests (Coed)                          7
34  31  TELL HIM NO - Travis & Bob (Sandy)                             9
35  --  BOBBY SOX TO STOCKINGS - Frankie Avalon (Chancellor)           1
36  38  ENCHANTED - The Platters (Mercury)                             5
37  40  A STRING OF TRUMPETS - The Trumpeteers (Splash)                3
38  --  WHERE IS THE LOVE - The Four Knights (Coral)                   1
39  35  SEA CRUISE - Frankie Ford (Ace)                                9
40  36  WHY - Garry Lee (Time)                                         4

 

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