WMGM Top 40 Survey

For the Week of January 4, 1960

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  WHY - Frankie Avalon (Chancellor)                              8
 2   2  WAY DOWN YONDER IN NEW ORLEANS - Freddie Cannon (Swan)         7
 3   3  THE BIG HURT - Miss Toni Fisher (Signet)                       6
 4  10  RUNNING BEAR - Johnny Preston (Mercury)                        3
 5   5  IT’S TIME TO CRY - Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)                   7
 6   4  OH! CAROL - Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)                           9
 7  12  AMONG MY SOUVENIRS - Connie Francis (M-G-M)                    8
 8   8  HEARTACHES BY THE NUMBER - Guy Mitchell (Columbia)            10
 9   9  EL PASO - Marty Robbins (Columbia)                             3
10  17  YOU GOT WHAT IT TAKES - Marv Johnson (United Artists)          4
11   6  WE GOT LOVE - Bobby Rydell (Cameo)                             9
12  13  DARLING LORRAINE - The Knockouts (Shad)                        6
13  18  GO, JIMMY, GO - Jimmy Clanton (Ace)                            4
14  20  WHERE OR WHEN - Dion & The Belmonts (Laurie)                   2
15   7  MACK THE KNIFE - Bobby Darin (Atco)                           20
16  11  IN THE MOOD - The Ernie Fields Orchestra (Rendezvous)         10
17  27  THE VILLAGE OF ST. BERNADETTE - Andy Williams (Cadence)        2
18  33  PRETTY BLUE EYES - Steve Lawrence (ABC-Paramount)              2
19  15  MARINA - Willy Alberti (London)                               11
20  16  BELIEVE ME - The Royal Teens (Capitol)                        14
21  21  DO-RE-MI - Mitch Miller & His Orchestra (Columbia)             4
22  25  TEAR DROP - Santo & Johnny (Canadian-American)                 9
23  14  UH! OH! - The Nutty Squirrels (Hanover)                       10
24  24  HARLEM NOCTURNE - The Viscounts (Madison)                      7
25  40  SHIMMY, SHIMMY, KO-KO-BOP - Little Anthony & The Imperials
        (End)                                                          2
26  29  HOUND DOG MAN - Fabian (Chancellor)                            3
27  35  SMOKIE (pt. 2) - Bill Black’s Combo (Hi)                       4
28  30  TALK THAT TALK - Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)                     8
29  22  BE MY GUEST - Fats Domino (Imperial)                           8
30  19  (If You Cry) TRUE LOVE, TRUE LOVE - The Drifters (Atlantic)   13
31  32  COME INTO MY HEART - Lloyd Price (ABC-Paramount)               7
32  26  ONE MORE FOR THE ROAD - Hank Leeds (Jaro Int’l)                8
33  34  WORK OUT - Baby Washington (Neptune)                           3
34  28  SO MANY WAYS - Brook Benton (Mercury)                         11
35  37  EBB TIDE - Bobby Freeman (Josie)                               3
36  --  FIRST NAME INITIAL - Annette with The Afterbeats
        (Buena Vista)                                                  1
37  23  (Seven Little Girls) SITTING IN THE BACK SEAT - Paul Evans
        (Guaranteed)                                                  17
38  36  DON’T YOU KNOW - Della Reese (RCA Victor)                     18
39  --  LULLABY - The Chevrons (Brent)                                 1
40  39  WALTZING MATILDA - The Merrill Staton Choir (Epic) /
        David Carroll & His Orchestra (Mercury)                        2

 

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