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Dec 14, 2015 at 07:00 PM

AUSTRALIAN CHART BOOK'S (Barry Kowal) TOP SINGLES FOR 1959*



No.Song-Artist-Peak Month
 1-SMOKE GETS IN YOUR EYES-PLATTERS-MARCH                                                  1018
 2-TOM DOOLEY-KINGSTON TRIO-January                                                   1018
 3-PERSONALITY-LLOYD PRICE-July                                                        918
 4-(NOW AND THEN THERE'S)A FOOL SUCH AS I-ELVIS PRESLEY-May                            904
 5-PETITE FLEUR-CHRIS BARBER?S JAZZ BAND-April                                         844
 6-I'LL NEVER FALL IN LOVE AGAIN-JOHNNIE RAY-October                                   840
 7-THE BATTLE OF NEW ORLEANS-JOHNNY HORTON-August                                      826 
 8-OH YEAH UH HUH-Col Joye & The Joy Boys-November                                     786
 9-BYE,BYE BABY-Col Joye & Joy Boys-July                                               762
10-THE THREE BELLS-Browns-October                                                      686
11-Venus-Frankie Avalon-May                                                            686
12-Morgen (One More Sunrise)-Ivo Robic & Songmasters-November                          670
13-Mona Lisa-Conway Twitty-September                                                   652
14-Gotta Travel On-Billy Grammar-April                                                 644
15-Shout (Parts I & II)-Johnny O?Keefe,Dee Jays & Delltones-December                   634
16-Beep Beep-Playmates-February                                                        622 
17-Red River Rock-Johnny & The Hurricanes-November                                     606
18-Hard Headed Woman-Elvis Presley-January                                             604
19-Bimbombey-Jimmie Rodgers-February                                                   604
20-She Was Only Seventeen(He Was One Year More)-Marty Robbins-January                  592
21-To Know Him Is To Love Him-Teddy Bears-March                                        584
22-Mack The Knife-Bobby Darin-November                                                 580
23-(Rockin' Rollin')Clementine-Col Joye & Joy Boys-September                           572
24-Waterloo-Stonewall Jackson-August                                                   564
25-Children?s Marching Song-Mitch Miller/Cyril Stapleton-March                         562
26-Lonely Boy-Paul Anka-August                                                         548
27-On The Street Where You Live-Vic Damone-January                                     542
28-Take A Message To Mary-Everly Brothers-July                                         532
29-(?Til) I Kissed You-Everly Brothers-November                                        528
30-Little Drummer Boy-Harry Simeone Chorale-April                                      528
31-Dream Lover-Bobby Darin-July                                                        522
32-Pink Shoe Laces-Dodie Stevens-June                                                  520
33-Lipstick On Your Collar-Connie Francis-August                                       500
34-Pussy Cat-Ames Brothers-January                                                     496
35-My Heart Is An Open Book-Carl Dobkins Jr.-September                                 490 
36-I?m Gonna Get Married-Lloyd Price-October                                           458
37-Does Your Chewing Gum Lose It?s Flavor-Lonnie Donegan-November                      454
38-A Big Hunk ?O Love-Elvis Presley-September                                          432
39-Living Doll-Cliff Richard & The Drifters-November                                   398          
40-Living Doll-Col Joye & The Joy Boys-November                                        398
41-It?s Only Make Believe-Conway Twitty-February                                       396
42-Don?t Take Your Guns To Town-Johnny Cash-May                                        380
43-Guitar Boogie Shuffle-Virtues-June                                                  374
44-Quiet Village-Marin Denny-July                                                      366
45-The Happy Organ-Dave ?Baby? Cortez-June                                             362
46-I Don?t Care(Only Love Me)-Steve Lawrence/Kay Starr-July                            356
47-(I?ll Be With You In) Apple Blossom Time-Tab Hunter-July                            356
48-Donna-Richie Valens-May                                                             352
49-Walking Along-The Diamonds-January                                                  336
50-The Battle Hymn Of The Republic-Mormon Tabernacle Choir-October                     316
51-Shout (Parts I & II)-Isley Brothers-December                                        314
52-Nola-Billy Williams-May                                                             270 
53-Waltzing Matilda-Jimmie Rodgers-May                                                 258
54-Bigger Than Texas-Tommy Sands-May                                                   258
55-The Shape I?m In-Johnny Restivo-November                                            248
56-Why Do They Doubt Our Love-Johnny O?Keefe-August                                    248 
57-Come Softly To Me-Fleetwoods-June                                                   226
58-(All Of A Sudden) My Heart Sings-Paul Anka-April                                    212
59-The All American Boy-Bill Parsons-March                                             208
60-Topsy II-Cozy Cole-January                                                          208
61-The Battle Of Kookamonga-Homer & Jethro-October                                     206
62-Broken Hearted Melody-Sarah Vaughan-October                                         196
63-I Could Have Danced All Night-Sylvia Syms-February                                  190
64-Forty Miles Of Bad Road-Duane Eddy-September                                        184
65-Come Prima-Polly Bergen-April                                                       182
66-Tiger-Fabian-September                                                              180
67-A Teenager In Love-Dion & Belmonts-July                                             178
68-The Hawaiian Wedding Song-Andy Williams-April                                       176
69-Stagger Lee-Lloyd Price-April                                                       176
70-I?m Gonna Be A Wheel Someday-Fats Domino-October                                    164 
71-Sleep Walk-Santo & Johnny-December                                                  158
72-Tell Him No-Travis & Bob/Dean & Marc-June                                           158
73-I Got Stung-Elvis Presley-March                                                     156
74-Mandolins In The Moonlight-Perry Como-February                                      150
75-Danny Boy-Conway Twitty-November                                                    144
76-Tomboy-Perry Como-May                                                               142
77-Problems-Everly Brothers-March                                                      142
78-For A Penny-Pat Boone-August                                                        116
79-Just A Little Too Much-Ricky Nelson-October                                         110
80-That Old Black Magic-Louis Prima-February                                           108
81-The Wang Dang Taffy-Apple Tango (Mambo Cha Cha Cha)-Pat Boone-July                  106
82-Alvin?s Harmonica-David Seville & Chipmunks-June                                     70
83-Enchanted-Platters-June                                                              70
84-She Say (Oom Dooby Doom)-Diamonds-May                                                70
85-Blah,Blah,Blah-Nicola Paone-May                                                      40   
86-Tall Paul-Annette-May                                                                40
87-Swan-ee River-Johnny O?Keefe-November                                                38
88-Twixt Twelve And Twenty-Pat Boone-September                                          36
89-Pathway To Paradise-Johnny Rebb & His Rebels-August                                  36
90-The Enchanted Sea-Islanders-December                                                 34 
91-The Enchanted Sea-Martin Denny-December                                              34
92-Never Be Anyone Else But You-Ricky Nelson-July                                       34
93-Firefly-Tony Bennett-February                                                        34 
94-Forget Me Not-Kalin Twins-January                                                    34
* The data used in compilation of this list are the charts found in The 
Australian Top 20 Book (1940-2006) by David Kent. 

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