WMGM Top 40 Survey

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

 

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