WMGM Top 40 Survey

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

 

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