WMGM Top 40 Survey

For the Week of May 25, 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  KANSAS CITY - Wilbert Harrison (Fury)                          8
 2   6  THE BATTLE OF NEW ORLEANS - Johnny Horton (Columbia)           4
 3   3  QUIET VILLAGE - Martin Denny (Liberty)                         6
 4   8  PERSONALITY - Lloyd Price (ABC-Paramount)                      4
 5   2  A TEENAGER IN LOVE - Dion & The Belmonts (Laurie)              7
 6   4  DREAM LOVER - Bobby Darin (Atco)                               6
 7   5  KOOKIE, KOOKIE (Lend Me Your Comb) - Edd Byrnes & Connie
        Stevens (Warner Bros.)                                         7
 8   9  ONLY YOU - Franck Pourcel’s French Fiddles (Capitol)           7
 9   7  THE HAPPY ORGAN - Dave “Baby” Cortez (Clock)                   8
10  12  HUSHABYE - The Mystics (Laurie)                                3
11  16  FRANKIE - Connie Francis (M-G-M)                               3
12  20  SO FINE - The Fiestas (Old Town)                               5
13  11  GOODBYE JIMMY, GOODBYE - Kathy Linden (Felsted)                7
14  10  PINK SHOE LACES - Dodie Stevens (Crystalette)                 12
15  19  I’VE COME OF AGE - Billy Storm (Columbia)                      4
16  13  TURN ME LOOSE - Fabian (Chancellor)                           11
17  24  ENDLESSLY - Brook Benton (Mercury)                             5
18  23  OLD SPANISH TOWN - The Bell Notes (Time)                       5
19  26  TALLAHASSEE LASSIE - Freddy Cannon (Swan)                      3
20  14  LONELY FOR YOU - Gary Stites (Carlton)                         5
21  30  GIDGET - Jimmy Darren (Colpix)                                 4
22  22  SOMEONE - Johnny Mathis (Columbia)                             8
23  15  SORRY (I Ran All The Way Home) - The Impalas (Cub)            15
24  29  I NEED YOUR LOVIN’ - Roy Hamilton (Epic)                       9
25  35  BOBBY SOX TO STOCKINGS - Frankie Avalon (Chancellor)           2
26  18  (Now And Then There’s) A FOOL SUCH AS I - Elvis Presley
        (RCA Victor)                                                  11
27  17  SINCE I DON’T HAVE YOU - The Skyliners (Calico)               13
28  38  WHERE IS THE LOVE - The Four Knights (Coral)                   2
29  28  TAKE A MESSAGE TO MARY - The Everly Brothers (Cadence)         9
30  21  COME SOFTLY TO ME - The Fleetwoods (Dolton)                   13
31  --  LONELY BOY - Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)                         1
32  31  EVERYBODY LIKES TO CHA CHA CHA - Sam Cooke (Keen)              9
33  27  THREE STARS - Tommy Dee (Crest)                                6
34  33  SIX NIGHTS A WEEK - The Crests (Coed)                          8
35  25  GUITAR BOOGIE SHUFFLE - The Virtues (Hunt)                    12
36  --  YOU’RE SO FINE - The Falcons (Unart)                           1
37  --  THIS I SWEAR - The Skyliners (Calico)                          1
38  36  ENCHANTED - The Platters (Mercury)                             6
39  --  I ONLY HAVE EYES FOR YOU - The Flamingos (End)                 1
40  32  THAT’S WHY (I Love You So) - Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)        11

 

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