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BILLBOARD MAGAZINE'S (HONOR ROLL OF HITS:BARRY KOWAL) TOP SINGLES (USA) OF 1959 PDF Print E-mail
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Jun 20, 2017 at 10:04 PM
 BILLBOARD MAGAZINE'S (HONOR ROLL OF HITS:BARRY KOWAL) TOP SINGLES (USA) OF 1959
No. Song-Artist-Label-Peak month
  1 MACK THE KNIFE-BOBBY DARIN-ATCO-NOVEMBER                 1202
  2 THE BATTLE OF NEW ORLEANS-JOHNNY HORTON-COLUMBIA-June                        948
  3 MR.BLUE-FLEETWOODS-DOLTON-November                                                                     782
  4 SMOKE GETS IN YOUR EYES-PLATTERS-Mercury-January                                                       744
  5 LONELY BOY-PAUL ANKA-ABC Paramount-July                                                                740
  6 THREE BELLS-BROWNS-RCA-September                                                                       674
  7 VENUS-FRANKIE AVALON-Chancellor-March                                                                  650
  8 PUT YOUR HEAD ON MY SHOULDERS-Paul Anka-ABC Paramount-October          628
  9 PERSONALITY-Lloyd Price-ABC Paramount-June                                                             622
 10 HEARTACHES BY THE NUMBER-Guy  Mitchell-Columbia-December                               614
 11 Stagger Lee-Lloyd Price-ABC Paramount-March                                                            604
 12 Come Softly To Me-Fleetwoods-Dolton-May                                                                596
 13 Donna-Ritchie Valens-Delfi-March                                                                       582
 14 Sleep Walk-Santo & Johnny-Canadian American-September                                                  570
 15 Dream Lover-Bobby Darin-Atco-June                                                                      564
 16 Don't You Know-Della Reese-RCA-November                                                                548
 17 My Happiness-Connie Francis-MGM-January                                                                534
 18 The Happy Organ-Dave "Baby" Cortez-Clock-May                                                           526
 19 Kansas City-Wilbert Harrison-Fury-May                                                                  502
 20 Pink Shoe Laces-Dodie Stevens-Crystalette-April                                                        502
 21 (Til) I Kissed You-Everly Brothers-Cadence-September                                                   478
 22 My Heart Is An Open Book-Carl Dobkins,Jr.-Decca August                                                 476
 23 Charlie Brown-Coasters-Atco-March                                                                      470
 24 Sixteen Candles-Crests-Coed-February                                                                   464
 25 The Chipmunk Song-David Seville & The Chipmunks-Mercury-January                          454
 26 Sea Of Love-Phil Phillips-Mercury-August                                                               454
 27 Quiet Village-Martin Denny-Liberty-June                                                                452
 28 I'm Gonna Get Married-Lloyd Price-ABC Paramount-September                                              444
 29 Hawaiian Wedding Song-Andy Williams-Cadence-February                                                   426
 30 Teen Beat-Sandy Nelson-Original Sound-October                                                          420
 31 Guitar Boogie Shuffle-Virtues-Hunt-May                                                                 416
 32 A Big Hunk 'O Love-Elvis Presley-RCA-August                                                            408
 33 Waterloo-Stonewall Jackson-Columbia-July                                                               392
 34 A Teenager In Love-Dion & The Belmonts-Laurie-May                                                      386
 35 It's Just A Matter Of Time-Brook Benton-Mercury-April                                                  386
 36 There Goes My Baby-Drifters-Atlantic-August                                                            382
 37 Lipstick On Your Collar-Connie Francis-MGM-June                                                        374
 38 Sorry I Ran All The Way Home-Impalas-Cub-May                                                           372
 39 Children's Marching Song-Cyril Stapleton-London-February                                               372
 40 Red River Rock-Johnny & The Hurricanes-Warwick-September                                               366
 41 A Lover's Question-Clyde McPhatter-Atlantic-January                                                    366
 42 Lonely Street-Andy Williams-Cadence-November                                                           364
 43 Lavender Blue-Sammy Turner-Big Top-August                                                              362
 44 Gotta Travel On-Billy Grammar-Monument-January                                                         356
 45 A Fool Such As I-Elvis Presley-RCA-April                                                               340
 46 Poison Ivy-Coasters-Atco-October                                                                       332
 47 Tiger-Fabian-Chancellor-July                                                                           330
 48 Kookie,Kookie(Lend Me Your Comb)-Edd Byrnes & Connie Stevens-Warner Brothers-May  326
 49 Never Be Anyone Else But You-Ricky Nelson-Imperial-April                                               326
 50 Deck Of Cards-Wink Martindale-Dot-November                                                             326
 51 Tallahassee Lassie-Freddy Cannon-Swan-June                                                             324
 52 Primrose Lane-Jerry Wallace-Challenge-November                                                         320
 53 Broken Hearted Melody-Sarah Vaughan-Mercury-September                                                  304
 54 Petite Fleur-Chris Barber's Jazz Band-Laurie-March                                                     302
 55 Alvin's Harmonica-David Seville & Chimpmunks-Liberty-March                                             296
 56 Whole Lotta Loving-Fats Domino-Imperial-January                                                        280
 57 Tragedy-Thomas Payne-Fernwood-April                                                                    278
 58 Forty Miles Of Bad Road-Duane Eddy-Jamie-July                                                          276
 59 I Need Your Love Tonight-Elvis Presley-RCA-April                                                       272
 60 All American Boy-Bill Parsons-Fraternity-January                                                       268
 61 What'd I Say-Ray Charles-Atlantic-August                                                               266
 62 In The Mood-Ernie Fields-Rendezvous-November                                                           260
 63 We Got Love-Bobby Rydell-Cameo-December                                                                252
 64 Misty-Johnny Mathis-Columbia-November                                                                  250
 65 I Want To Walk You Home-Fats Domino-Imperial-September                                                 242
 66 Only You-Franck Pourcel-Capitol-June                                                                   236
 67 So Many Ways-Brook Benton-Mercury-November                                                             224
 68 I Cried A Tear-LaVern Baker-Atlantic-February                                                          224
 69 I've Had It-Bell Notes-Time-March                                                                      220
 70 Lonely Teardrops-Jackie Wilson-Brunswick-February                                                      212
 71 Just Ask Your Heart-Frankie Avalon-Chancellor-October                                                  202
 72 It's Late-Ricky Nelson-Imperial-April                                                                  202
 73 Frankie-Connie Francis-MGM-July                                                                        198
 74 What A Difference A Day Makes-Dinah Washington-Mercury-August                      198
 75 Seven Little Girls Sitting In The Back Seat-Paul Evans & Curls-Guaranteed-November     192
 76 Peter Gunn Theme-Ray Anthony-Capitol-March                                                             184
 77 Bobby Sox To Stockings-Frankie Avalon-Chancellor-June                                                  182
 78 Turn Me Loose-Fabian-Chancellor-May                                                                    164
 79 Goodbye Baby-Jack Scott-Carlton-February                                                               156
 80 Hound Dog Man-Fabian-Chancellor-December                                                               152
 81 The Enchanted Sea-Islanders-Mayflower-November                                                         150
 82 Since I Don't Have You-Skyliners-Calico-April                                                          144
 83 Morgen-Ivo Robic-Laurie-September                                                                      144
 84 Tell Him No-Travis & Bob-Sandy-April                                                                   132
 85 Along Came Jones-Coasters-Atco-June                                                                    120
 86 Manhattan Spiritual-Reg Owen-Palette-February                                                          116
 87 So Fine-Fiestas-Old Town-June                                                                          114
 88 Danny Boy-Conway Twitty-MGM-November                                                                   112
 89 Baby Talk-Jan & Dean-Dore-September                                                                    110
 90 Goodbye,Jimmy,Goodbye-Kathy Linden-Felsted-May                                                         108
 91 Uh! Oh!-Nutty Squirrels-Hanover-December                                                                78
 92 Oh! Carol-Neil Sedaka-RCA-December                                                                      78
 93 Marina-Rocco Granata-Laurie-December                                                                    76
 94 Sweeter Than You-Ricky Nelson-Imperial-July                                                             74
 95 Be My Guest-Fats Domino-Imperial-November                                                               72
 96 Three Stars-Tommy Dee-Crest-May                                                                         72
 97 I Only Have Eyes For You-Flamingos-End-July                                                             70
 98 It Was I-Skip & Flip-Brent-August                                                                       70
 99 Tall Paul-Annette & The Afterbeats-Disneyland-February                                                  42
100 Little Drummer Boy-Harry Simeone Corale-2th Century-January                                             38
101 A Boy Without A Girl-Frankie Avalon-Chancellor-July                                                     36
102 Tijuana Jail-Kingston Trio-Capitol-April                                                                36
103 The Battle Hymn Of The Republic-Mormon Tabernacle Choir-Columbia-November       36
104 Just A Little Too Much-Ricky Nelson-Imperial-July                                                       34
105 Kissin' Time-Bobby Rydell-Cameo-September                                                               34
106 Enchanted-Platters-Mercury-May                                                                          34
107 Endlessly-Brook Benton-Mercury-May                                                                      34
108 May You Always-McGuire Sisters-Coral-March                                                              34
109 (All Of A Sudden) My Heart Sings-Paul Anka-ABC Paramount-February                 34
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