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UNITED KINGDOM'S (Record Mirror/NME)TOP SINGLES OF 1959 PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Barry Kowal   
May 14, 2011 at 06:33 PM
UNITED KINGDOM'S (Record Mirror/NME)TOP SINGLES OF 1959*



 


  1 SIDE SADDLE-RUSS CONWAY-APRIL                               1060
  2 IT DOESN'T MATTER ANYMORE-BUDDY HOLLY-April                                             948
  3 TRAVELIN' LIGHT-CLIFF RICHARD-November                                                                   884
  4 LIVING DOLL-CLIFF RICHARD-July                                                                           876
  5 SMOKE GETS IN YOUR EYES-PLATTERS-March                                                       846
  6 A FOOL SUCH AS I-ELVIS PRESLEY-May                                                                       842
  7 I NEED YOUR LOVE TONIGHT-ELVIS PRESLEY-May                                                               842
  8 DREAM LOVER-Bobby Darin-July                                                                             836
  9 IT'S LATE-Ricky Nelson-May                                                                               748
 10 ROULETTE-RUSS CONWAY-June                                                                                740
 11 Only 16-Craig Douglas-September                                                                          734
 12 It's Only Make Believe-Conway Twitty-January                                                             706
 13 As I Love You-Shirley Bassey-March                                                                       706
 14 What Do You Want-Adam Faith-December                                                                     702
 15 Battle Of New Orleans-Lonnie Donnegan-August                                                             684
 16 Petite Fleur-Chris Barber's Jazz Band-April                                                              678
 17 Red River Rock-Johnny & Hurricanes-November                                                              626
 18 Oh,Carol-Neil Sedaka-December                                                                            622
 19 A Teenager In Love-Marty Wilde-July                                                                      622
 20 I've Waited So Long-Anthony Newley-May                                                                   616
 21 (Til) I Kissed You-Everly Brothers-October                                                               602
 22 Mack The Knife-Bobby Darin-October                                                                       582
 23 Here Comes Summer-Jerry Keller-October                                                                   554
 24 Never Be Anyone Else-Ricky Nelson-May                                                                    554
 25 A Pub With No Beer-Slim Dusty-March                                                                      552
 26 One Night-Elvis Presley-February                                                                         544
 27 I Got Stung-Elvis Presley-February                                                                       544
 28 Lipstick On Your Collar-Connie Francis-August                                                            528
 29 Tea For Two Cha Cha-Tommy Dorsey-January                                                      520
 30 Sea Of Love-Marty Wilde-November                                                                         516
 31 Lonely Boy-Paula Anka-September                                                                          506
 32 Kiss Me Honey Honey Kiss Me-Shirley Bassey-February                                                      494
 33 Donna-Marty Wilde-May                                                                                    488
 34 My Happiness-Connie Francis-March                                                                        484
 35 To Know Him Is To Love Him-Teddy Bears-January                                                           470
 36 Tom Dooley-Lonnie Donegan-January                                                                        468
 37 Seven Little Girls (Sitting In The Back Seat)-Avons-December                                 444
 38 Tom Dooley-Kingston Trio-January                                                                         442
 39 The Three Bells-Browns-October                                                                           410
 40 Peter Gunn-Duane Eddy-July                                                                               404
 41 Baby Face-Little Richard-January                                                                         402
 42 Does Your Chewing Gum Lose It's Flavour-Lonnie Donegan-February                       396
 43 Stagger Lee-Lloyd Price-March                                                                            390
 44 Charlie Brown-Coasters-April                                                                             386
 45 The Day The Rains Came-Jane Morgan-January                                                    386
 46 Little Drummer Boy-Beverly Sisters-March                                                                 368
 47 The Heart Of A Man-Frankie Vaughan-September                                                     364
 48 Mona Lisa-Conway Twitty-September                                                                        356
 49 Personality-Anthony Newley-July                                                                          354
 50 Someone-Johnny Mathis-September                                                                          350
 51 China Tea-Russ Conway-September                                                                          348
 52 Snow Coach-Russ Conway-Decemmber                                                                         342
 53 A Big Hunk 'O Love-Elvis Presley-August                                                                  338
 54 Put Your Head On My Shoulder-Paul Anka-November                                                  314
 55 Just A Little Too Much-Ricky Nelson-September                                                            312
 56 C'mon Everybody-Eddie Cochran-April                                                                      286
 57 Teen Beat-Sandy Nelson-November                                                                          284
 58 Broken Hearted Melody-Sarah Vaughan-October                                                              280
 59 I Go Ape-Neil Sedaka-May                                                                                 280
 60 Come Softly To Me-Frankie Vaughan-May                                                                    280
 61 Love Makes The World Go Round-Perry Como-January                                               278
 62 Problems-Everly Brothers-February                                                                        274
 63 Come Softly To Me-Fleetwoods-May                                                                         272
 64 Forty Miles Of Bad Road-Duane Eddy-October                                                               268
 65 Guitar Boogie Shuffle-Bert Weedon-June                                                                   268
 66 Rawhide-Frankie Laine-December                                                                           258
 67 Some Kind-A Earthquake-Duane Eddy-December                                                     256
 68 Personality-Lloyd Price-July                                                                             252
 69 Mean Streak-Cliff Richard-May                                                                            236
 70 Never Mind-Cliff Richard-May                                                                             236
 71 Goodbye Jimmy Goodbye-Ruby Murray-July                                        230   
 72 (All Of A Sudden) My Heart Sings-Paul Anka-February                                                      220
 73 Makin' Love-Floyd Robinson-November                                                                      218
 74 Gigi-Billy Eckstine-April                                                                                202
 75 Mr.Blue-Mike Preston-November                                                                            194
 76 Poor Jenny-Everly Brothers-July                                                                          186
 77 Among My Souvenirs-Connie Francis-December                                                               172    
 78 More & More Party Pops-Russ Conway-December                                                              164
 79 High Hopes-Frank Sinatra-November                                                                        160
 80 Take A Message To Mary-Everly Brothers-July                                                              152
 81 High School Confidential-Jerry Lee Lewis-February                                                        150
 82 Ragtime Cowboy Joe-David Seville & Chipmunks-August                                                      144
 83 Tomboy-Perry Como-March                                                                                  144
 84 Three Stars-Ruby Wright-June                                                                             124
 85 May You Always-Joan Regan-July                                                                           114
 86 Jingle Bell Rock-Max Bygraves-December                                                                    80
 87 Wee Tom-Lord Rockingham's XI-February                                                                     78
 88 Fort Worth Jail-Lonnie Donegan-May                                                                        76
 89 I Know-Perry Como-August                                                                                  74
 90 Only Sixteen-Sam Cooke-August                                                                             70
 91 A Teenager In Love-Craig Douglas-June                                                                     70
 92 Idle On Parade-Anthony Newley-May                                                                         70
 93 Peggy Sue Got Married-Buddy Holly-September                                                               68
 94 Cannon Ball-Duane Eddy-January                                                                            68
 95 Yep!-Duane Eddy-June                                                                                      42
 96 Sing Little Birdie-Pearl Carr & Teddy Johnson-April                                                       38
 97 I'll Be With You In Apple Blossom Time-Rosemary June-February                                   38
 98 You Alway Hurt The One You Love-Connie Francis-January                                            38
 99 One More Sunrise (Morgen)-Dickie Valentine-November                                                       34
100 Mr.Blue-David Macbeth-November                                                                            34
101 Sleep Walk-Santo & Johnny-October                                                                         34
102 Plenty Of Good Lovin'-Connie Francis-September                                                            34
103 Chantilly Lace-Big Bopper-January                                                                         34

  *There were no Record Mirror Charts from June 21 until August 2nd in 1959 owing to a newspaper
strike.During this time period the charts from National Music Express (Record Mirror's competitor)
were used in my calculations for compilation of this list.

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