WMGM Top 40 Survey

For the Week of October 12, 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  MACK THE KNIFE - Bobby Darin (Atco)                            8
 2   2  PUT YOUR HEAD ON MY SHOULDER - Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)       6
 3   3  MR. BLUE - The Fleetwoods (Dolton)                             4
 4   5  DON’T YOU KNOW - Della Reese (RCA Victor)                      6
 5   8  DECK OF CARDS - Wink Martindale (Dot)                          5
 6  16  PRIMROSE LANE - Jerry Wallace with The Jewels (Challenge)      4
 7   7  RED RIVER ROCK - Johnny & The Hurricanes (Warwick)             9
 8   6  (’Til) I KISSED YOU - The Everly Brothers (Cadence)           10
 9   4  I’M GONNA GET MARRIED - Lloyd Price (ABC-Paramount)           11
10   9  POISON IVY - The Coasters (Atco)                               6
11  13  TEEN BEAT - Sandy Nelson (Original Sound)                      5
12  12  THE ANGELS LISTENED IN - The Crests (Coed)                     7
13  14  I LOVES YOU, PORGY - Nina Simone (Bethlehem)                   9
14  10  THE THREE BELLS - The Browns (RCA Victor)                     11
15  17  SHOUT (pt. 1) - The Isley Brothers (RCA Victor)                5
16  19  YOU WERE MINE - The Fireflies (Ribbon)                         9
17  11  SLEEP WALK - Santo & Johnny (Canadian-American)               16
18  18  JUST ASK YOUR HEART - Frankie Avalon (Chancellor)              6
19  15  SEA OF LOVE - Phil Phillips with The Twilights (Mercury)      10
20  20  (Seven Little Girls) SITTING IN THE BACK SEAT - Paul Evans
        (Guaranteed)                                                   5
21  26  BATTLE HYMN OF THE REPUBLIC - The Mormon Tabernacle Choir
        (Columbia)                                                     3
22  21  A LOVER’S PRAYER - Dion & The Belmonts (Laurie)                6
23  25  MISTY - Johnny Mathis (Columbia)                               4
24  37  UNFORGETTABLE - Dinah Washington (Mercury)                     2
25  24  THE ENCHANTED SEA - The Islanders (Mayflower)                  3
26  28  HEY LITTLE GIRL - Dee Clark (Abner)                            4
27  23  BROKEN-HEARTED MELODY - Sarah Vaughan (Mercury)               11
28  35  WOO-HOO - The Rock-A-Teens (Roulette)                          2
29  29  IT HAPPENED TODAY - The Skyliners (Calico)                     2
30  34  MORGEN - Ivo Robic & The Song-Masters (Laurie)                 8
31  27  FOOLS HALL OF FAME - Pat Boone (Dot)                           3
32  --  DON’T TAKE THE STARS - The Mystics (Laurie)                    1
33  --  BELIEVE ME - The Royal Teens (Capitol)                         2
34  22  BABY TALK - Jan & Dean (Dore)                                 13
35  --  IF I GIVE MY HEART TO YOU - Kitty Kallen (Columbia)            1
36  31  JUST TO BE WITH YOU - The Passions (Audicon)                   7
37  39  YOU BETTER KNOW IT - Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)                 6
38  --  DANNY BOY - Conway Twitty (M-G-M)                              1
39  --  (If You Cry) TRUE LOVE, TRUE LOVE - The Drifters (Atlantic)    1
40  40  SIX BOYS AND SEVEN GIRLS - Anita Bryant (Carlton)              2

 

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