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BILLBOARD MAGAZINE'S (USA) TOP SINGLES OF 1959 (Top 14) PDF Print E-mail
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Oct 01, 2017 at 01:09 AM
BILLBOARD MAGAZINE'S (USA) TOP SINGLES OF 1959 (Top 14)



No-Song-Artist-Label-peak month
  1 MACK THE KNIFE-BOBBY DARIN-ATCO-NOVEMBER            1060
  2 THE BATTLE OF NEW ORLEANS-JOHNNY HORTON-COLUMBIA-June                                   858
  3 MR.BLUE-FLEETWOODS-DOLTON-November                                                                   680
  4 SMOKE GETS IN YOUR EYES-PLATTERS-Mercury-January                                                     678
  5 VENUS-FRANKIE AVALON-Chancellor-March                                                                648
  6 LONELY BOY-PAUL ANKA-ABC Paramount-July                                                              640
  7 PUT YOUR HEAD ON MY SHOULDERS PAUL ANKA-ABC Paramount-October             626
  8 HEARTACHES BY THE NUMBER-Guy  Mitchell-Columbia-December                           618
  9 THREE BELLS-Browns-RCA-September                                                                     582
 10 STAGGER LEE-Lloyd Price-ABC Paramount-March                                                          582
 11 Donna-Ritchie Valens-Delfi-March                                                                     576
 12 Sleep Walk-Santo & Johnny-Canadian American-September                                                556
 13 Dream Lover-Bobby Darin-Atco-June                                                                    534
 14 Personality-Lloyd Price-ABC Paramount-June                                                           532
 15 Why-Frankie Avalon-Chancellor-December                                                               504
 16 Come Softly To Me-Fleetwoods-Dolton-May                                                              502
 17 Don't You Know-Della Reese-RCA-December                                                              502
 18 (Til) I Kissed You-Everly Brothers-Cadence-October                                                   484
 19 The Happy Organ-Dave "Baby" Cortez-Clock-May                                                         474
 20 Sixteen Candles-Crests-Coed-February                                                                 466
 21 A Lover's Question-Clyde McPhatter Atlantic-January                                                  466
 22 Kansas City-Wilbert Harrison-Fury-May                                                                454
 23 My Happiness-Connie Francis-MGM-January                                                              448
 24 Pink Shoe Laces-Dodie Stevens-Crystalette-April                                                      448
 25 My Heart Is An Open Book-Carl Dobkins,Jr.-Decca-August                                               438
 26 Teen Beat-Sandy Nelson-Original Sound-October                                                        438
 27 Charlie Brown-Coasters-Atco-April                                                                    434
 28 I'm Gonna Get Married-Lloyd Price-ABC Paramount-September                           434
 29 A Big Hunk 'O Love-Elvis Presley-RCA-August                                                          428
 30 Gotta Travel On-Billy Grammar-Monument-January                                                       408
 31 Sorry I Ran All The Way Home-Impalas-Cub-May                                                         400
 32 Red River Rock-Johnny & The Hurricanes-Warwick-September                                 394
 33 Lavender Blue-Sammy Turner-Big Top-August                                                            386
 34 Quiet Village-Martin Denny-Liberty-June                                                              382
 35 The Chipmunk Song-David Seville & The Chipmunks-Liberty-January                       378
 36 There Goes My Baby-Drifters-Atlantic-August                                                          378
 37 A Teenager In Love-Dion & The Belmonts-Laurie-May                                                    376
 38 A Fool Such As I-Elvis Presley-RCA-April                                                             374
 39 Sea Of Love-Phil Phillips-Mercury-September                                                          368
 40 It's Just A Matter Of Time-Brook Benton-Mercury-April                                                366
 41 Lonely Street-Andy Williams-Cadence-November                                                         366
 42 In The Mood-Ernie Fields-Rendezvous-December                                                         354
 43 Guitar Boogie Shuffle-Virtues-Hunt-May                                                               354
 44 We Got Love-Bobby Rydell-Cameo-December                                                              350
 45 Tiger-Fabian-Chancellor-July                                                                         346
 46 Waterloo-Stonewall Jackson-Columbia-July                                                             340
 47 Kookie,Kookie(Lend Me Your Comb)-Edd Byrnes & Connie Stevens-WB-May     334
 48 Poison Ivy-Coasters-Atco-June                                                                        334
 49 All American Boy-Bill Parsons-Fraternity-February                                                    332
 50 Lipstick On Your Collar-Connie Francis-MGM-July                                                      330
 51 Tallahassee Lassie-Freddy Cannon-Swan-July                                                           328
 52 Never Be Anyone Else But You-Ricky Nelson-Imperial-April                                             326
 53 It's Time To Cry-Paul Anka-ABC Paramount-December                                                    324
 54 So Many Ways-Brook Benton-Mercury-November                                                           312
 55 Deck Of Cards-Wink Martindale-Dot-November                                                           310
 56 Lonely Teardrops-Jackie Wilson-Brunswick-February                                                    304
 57 Alvin's Harmonica-David Seville & Chimpmunks-Liberty-March                                 300
 58 Primrose Lane-Jerry Wallace-Challenge-November                                                       300
 59 Whole Lotta Loving-Fats Domino-Imperial-January                                                      298
 60 Tragedy-Thomas Payne-Fernwood-April                                                                  298
 61 Just Ask Your Heart-Frankie Avalon-Chancellor-October                                                288
 62 I Cried A Tear-LaVern Baker-Atlantic-March                                                           288
 63 Forty Miles Of Bad Road-Duane Eddy-Jamie-August                                                      276
 64 What'd I Say-Ray Charles-Atlantic-August                                                             274
 65 I Need Your Love Tonight-Elvis Presley-RCA-April                                                     272
 66 I've Had It-Bell Notes-Time-March                                                                    268
 67 Petite Fleur-Chris Barber's Jazz Band-Laurie-March                                                   256
 68 Broken Hearted Melody-Sarah Vaughan-Mercury-September                                   254
 69 I Want To Walk You Home-Fats Domino-Imperial-September                              250
 70 Turn Me Loose-Fabian-Chancellor-May                                                                  244
 71 Only You-Franck Pourcel-Capitol-June                                                                 244
 72 Tall Paul-Annette & The Afterbeats-Disneyland-February                                               230
 73 Hawaiian Wedding Song-Andy Williams-Cadence-February                                                 226
 74 What A Difference A Day Makes-Dinah Washington-Mercury-August                         206
 75 Peter Gunn Theme-Ray Anthony-Capitol-March                                                           206
 76 Bobby Sox To Stockings-Frankie Avalon-Chancellor-July                                                196
 77 Seven Little Girls Sitting In The Back Seat-Paul Evans & Curls-Guaranteed-November       194
 78 Manhattan Spiritual-Reg Owen-Palette-February                                                        194
 79 Goodbye Baby-Jack Scott-Carlton-February                                                             176
 80 Tell Him No-Travis & Bob-Sandy-April                                                                 172
 81 It's Late-Ricky Nelson-Imperial-April                                                                168
 82 Along Came Jones-Coasters-Atco-June                                                                  164
 83 Be My Guest-Fats Domino-Imperial-December                                                            162
 84 Frankie-Connie Francis-MGM-July                                                                      158
 85 Just A Little Too Much-Ricky Nelson-Imperial-August                                                  158
 86 Danny Boy-Conway Twitty-MGM-December                                                                 150
 87 So Fine-Fiestas-Old Town-June                                                                        148
 88 Hound Dog Man-Fabian-Chancellor-December                                                             126
 89 A Boy Without A Girl-Frankie Avalon-Chancellor-July                                                  116
 90 Oh! Carol-Neil Sedaka-RCA-December                                                                   114
 91 I Only Have Eyes For You-Flamingos-End-July                                                          112
 92 Kissin' Time-Bobby Rydell-Cameo-September                                                            112
 93 Since I Don't Have You-Skyliners-Calico-April                                                        110
 94 Enchanted-Platters-Mercury-May                                                                       110
 95 Three Stars-Tommy Dee-Crest-May                                                                      110
 96 Endlessly-Brook Benton-Mercury-June                                                                  110
 97 My Wish Came True-Elvis Presley-RCA-August                                                           106
 98 Sweeter Than You-Ricky Nelson-Imperial-August                                                         82
 99 Baby Talk-Jan & Dean-Dore-September                                                                   82
100 It Was I-Skip & Flip-Brent-September                                                                  78
101 Misty-Johnny Mathis-Columbia-December                                                                 74
102 Go Jimmy Go-Jimmy Clanton-Ace-June                                                                    74
103 The Tijuana Jail-The Kingston Trio-Capitol-April                                                      72
104 Scarlet Ribbons(For Her Hair)-Browns-RCA-December                                     70
105 Sea Cruise-Frankie Ford-Ace-April                                                                     68
106 Please Mr.Sun-Tommy Edwards-MGM-March                                                                 40
107 May You Always-McGuire Sisters-Coral-January                                                          40
108 This Friendly World-Fabian-Chancellor-December                                                        38
109 It Doesn't Matter Anymore-Buddy Holly-Coral-March                                                     36
110 That's Why-Jackie Wilson-Brunswick-May                                                                36
111 Little Drummer Boy-Harry Simeone Chorale-20th Century-January                                         36
112 Children's Marching Song-Cyril Stapleton-London-February                                              36
113 Morgen-Ivo Robic-Laurie-September                                                                     36
114 The Battle Hymn Of The Republic-Mormon Tabernacle Choir-Columbia-October      36
115 Bongo Rock-Preston Epps-Original Sound-June                                                           34
116 The Diary-Neil Sedaka-RCA-February                                                                    34
117 Lucky Ladybug-Billy Lillie-Swan-January                                                               34
118 Here Comes Summer-Jerry Keller-Kapp-August                                                            34
119 The Battle Of Kookamonga-Homer & Jethro-RCA-October                            34

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