WMGM Top 40 Survey

For the Week of September 14, 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  MACK THE KNIFE - Bobby Darin (Atco)                            4
 2   1  I’M GONNA GET MARRIED - Lloyd Price (ABC-Paramount)            7
 3   4  SLEEP WALK - Santo & Johnny (Canadian-American)               12
 4   3  SEA OF LOVE - Phil Phillips with The Twilights (Mercury)       6
 5   6  THE THREE BELLS - The Browns (RCA Victor)                      7
 6   5  BABY TALK - Jan & Dean (Dore)                                  9
 7   9  RED RIVER ROCK - Johnny & The Hurricanes (Warwick)             5
 8  10  (’Til) I KISSED YOU - The Everly Brothers (Cadence)            6
 9   8  BROKEN-HEARTED MELODY - Sarah Vaughan (Mercury)                7
10   7  LAVENDER-BLUE - Sammy Turner (Big Top)                         9
11  33  PUT YOUR HEAD ON MY SHOULDER - Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)       2
12  17  YOU WERE MINE - The Fireflies (Ribbon)                         5
13  31  DON’T YOU KNOW - Della Reese (RCA Victor)                      2
14  18  I LOVES YOU, PORGY - Nina Simone (Bethlehem)                   5
15  21  THE ANGELS LISTENED IN - The Crests (Coed)                     3
16  16  I WANT TO WALK YOU HOME - Fats Domino (Imperial)               6
17  23  JUST TO BE WITH YOU - The Passions (Audicon)                   3
18  14  THANK YOU PRETTY BABY - Brook Benton (Mercury)                10
19  19  THE BATTLE OF KOOKAMONGA - Homer & Jethro (RCA Victor)         4
20  11  WHAT’D I SAY (pt. 1) - Ray Charles (Atlantic)                  8
21  13  THERE GOES MY BABY - The Drifters (Atlantic)                  15
22  12  ON AN EVENING IN ROMA - Dean Martin (Capitol)                  9
23  32  POISON IVY - The Coasters (Atco)                               2
24  37  A LOVER’S PRAYER - Dion & The Belmonts (Laurie)                2
25  15  KISSIN’ TIME - Bobby Rydell (Cameo)                            7
26  35  JUST ASK YOUR HEART - Frankie Avalon (Chancellor)              2
27  29  MORGEN - Ivo Robic & The Song-Masters (Laurie)                 4
28  --  TEEN BEAT - Sandy Nelson (Original Sound)                      1
29  22  WHAT A DIFF’RENCE A DAY MAKES - Dinah Washington (Mercury)    16
30  --  SHOUT (pt. 1) - The Isley Brothers (RCA Victor)                1
31  20  SMALL WORLD - Johnny Mathis (Columbia)                        12
32  36  CARIBBEAN - Mitchell Torok (Guyden)                            3
33  --  DECK OF CARDS - Wink Martindale (Dot)                          1
34  25  SMILE - Tony Bennett (Columbia)                                7
35  --  STARLIGHT - Lee Greenlee (Brent)                               1
36  39  YOU BETTER KNOW IT - Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)                 2
37  26  HIGH HOPES - Frank Sinatra “and a bunch of kids” (Capitol)     8
38  --  (Seven Little Girls) SITTING IN THE BACK SEAT - Paul Evans
        (Guaranteed)                                                   1
39  34  WHAT IS LOVE? - The Playmates (Roulette)                      11
40  30  A BIG HUNK O’ LOVE - Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)               11

 

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