WMCA Weekly Survey for April 25, 1958

Courtesy of the WMCA Good Guys Internet Web Site

Survey collected and contributed by Randy Price, Gary Pfeifer and Tom Natoli
For more information contact Allan Sniffen


 1   5  *ALL I HAVE TO DO IS DREAM - The Everly Brothers (Cadence)
 2   1  *TWILIGHT TIME - The Platters (Mercury)
 3   2  *WITCH DOCTOR - David Seville (Liberty)
 4   6  BOOK OF LOVE - The Monotones (Argo)
 5   3  FOR YOUR LOVE - Ed Townsend (Capitol)
 6   7  *HE’S GOT THE WHOLE WORLD (In His Hands) - Laurie London (Capitol)
 7   8  *TORERO - Renato Carosone (Capitol)
 8  17  *RETURN TO ME - Dean Martin (Capitol)
 9  13  *WEAR MY RING AROUND YOUR NECK - Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)
10   4  TEQUILA - The Champs (Challenge)
11  11  *CHANSON D’AMOUR (Song Of Love) - Art & Dotty Todd (Era)
12  12  THE THINGS I LOVE - The Fidelity’s (Baton)
13  10  *BILLY - Kathy Linden (Felsted)
14   9  *BELIEVE WHAT YOU SAY - Ricky Nelson (Imperial)
15  --  *YOU - The Aquatones (Fargo)
16  21  *OH LONESOME ME - Don Gibson (RCA Victor)
17  --  *I WONDER WHY - Dion & The Belmonts (Laurie)
18  18  DOWN ON MY KNEES - The Heartbeats (Roulette)
19  19  *TALK TO ME, TALK TO ME - Little Willie John (King)
20  --  *LOOKING BACK - Nat “King” Cole (Capitol)
21  16  *LOLLIPOP - The Chordettes (Cadence) / Ronald & Ruby (RCA Victor)

*Records first spotted by WMCA’s “Wax to Watch”

    RAVE ON - Buddy Holly (Coral)
    KEWPIE DOLL - Perry Como (RCA Victor)
    A BOY AND A GIRL - The Shepherd Sisters (Mercury)
    DO YOU WANT TO DANCE - Bobby Freeman (Josie)
    I’M SORRY I MADE YOU CRY - Connie Francis (M-G-M)
    BIG NAME BUTTON - The Royal Teens (ABC-Paramount)
    HANG UP MY ROCK AND ROLL SHOES - Chuck Willis (Atlantic)
    HILLSIDE IN SCOTLAND - Debbie Reynolds (Coral)
    WOODCHOPPER’S BALL - Hutch David & His Honky Tonkers (Atco)
    (It’s Been A Long Time) PRETTY BABY - Gino & Gina (Mercury)
    TRY THE IMPOSSIBLE - Lee Andrews & The Hearts (United Artists)
    TEACHER’S PET - Doris Day (Columbia)
    BIG MAN - The Four Preps (Capitol)
    DADDY LOLO - Ganim’s Asia Minors (East West)
    YOU NEED HANDS - Eydie Gorme (ABC-Paramount)
    JOHNNY B. GOODE - Chuck Berry (Chess)
    WHEN THE BOYS TALK ABOUT THE GIRLS - Valerie Carr (Roulette)
    CHERIE, I LOVE YOU - Pat Boone (Dot)
    THERE’S ONLY ONE OF YOU - The Four Lads (Columbia)
    SECRETLY - Jimmie Rodgers (Roulette)
    HEY! EULA - Sil Austin (Mercury)


Who says all music sounds the same these days? Let’s have a
look at the records... “Witch Doctor” - Novelty; “Torero” -
Italian cha cha; “He’s Got The Whole World” - Spiritual;
“All I Have To Do Is Dream” - Ballad; Pvt. Presley’s “Wear
My Ring” - Rocker; “Twilight Time” - a 1930 revival. You
have a date to keep up-to-date by dialing 570 for WMCA
musical variety (and news) every hour of the day. Hope
you’ll join me for Pop Music, 1 - 4 PM daily.
    Dave Leeds

   Roger Gallagher & Joe O'Brien
   Bob Callan
   Ernie Stone
   Bert Knapp
   Alun Williams
   Dave Leeds
   Ed Welch
   Burt Sherwood

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