Sunday, 1 September 2013

1959 USA Hit Parade

JANUARY 12, 1959

1.  Smoke gets in your eyes  -  The Platters
2.  The Chipmunk Song  -  The Chipmunks
3.  To know him is to love him  -  The Teddy Bears
4.  One night  -  Elvis Presley
5.  Lonesome town  -  Ricky Nelson

6.  Problems  -  The Everly Brothers 
7.  Queen of the hop  -  Bobby Darin
8.  Tom Dooley  -  The Kingston Trio
9.  It's only make believe  -  Conway Twitty
10. A lover's question  -  Clyde McPhatter


FEBRUARY 2, 1959

1.  Stagger Lee  -  Lloyd Price
2.  Donna  -  Richie Valens
3.  My happiness  -  Connie Francis
4.  Sixteen candles  -  The Crests
5.  The all American boy  -  Bill Parsons   

6.  Whole lotta loving  -  Fats Domino
7.  Goodbye baby  -  Jack Scott
8.  Lonely teardrops  -  Jackie Wilson
9.  Gotta travel on  -  Billy Grammer 
10. Manhattan Spiritual  -  Reg Owen & His Orchestra

MARCH 2,  1959

1.  Venus  -  Frankie Avalon
2.  Charlie Brown  -  The Coasters
3.  Petite fleur  -  Chris Barber's Jazz Band
4.  Peter Gunn  -  Ray Anthony & His Orchestra
5.  I cried a tear  -  LaVern Baker

6.  Tall Paul  -  Annette & The Afterbeats
7.  Alvin's harmonica  -  David Seville & The Chipmunks 
8.  I've had it  -  The Bell Notes
9.  It's just a matter of time  -  Brook Benton 
10. Tragedy  -  Thomas Wayne


APRIL 6, 1959

1.  Come softly to me  -  The Fleetwoods
2.  Pink shoe laces  -  Doddie Stevens
3.  (Now and then there's) A fool such as I  -  Elvis Presley
4.  I need your love tonight  -  Elvis Presley
5.  Never be anyone but you  -  Ricky Nelson

6.  It's late  -  Ricky Nelson 
7.  Tell him no  -  Travis & Bob
8.  Guitar Boogie Shuffle  -  The Virtues 
9.  Heavenly lover  -  Teresa Brewer
10. Goodbye Jimmy goodbye  -  Kathy Linden 


MAY 18, 1959

1.  Kansas City  -  Wilbert Harrison
2.  A teenager in love  -  Dion & The Belmonts
3.  Dream lover  -  Bobby Darin
4.  The happy organ  -  Dave 'Baby' Crotez
5.  Sorry (I ran all the way home)  -  The Impalas

6.  Kookie, Kookie (Lend me your comb)  -  Edward Byrnes & Connie Stevens
7.  Quiet village  -  Martin Denny 
8.  Turn me loose  -  Fabian
9.  Only you  -  Franck Pourcel's French Fiddles 
10.   I'm ready  -  Fats Domino 

JUNE 1, 1959

1. The Battle of New Orleans  -  Johnny Horton 
2.  Personality  -  Lloyd Price
3.  Lipstick on you collar  -  Connie Francis
4.  Tallahassee lassie  -  Freddy Cannon
5.  Along came Jones  -  The Coasters

6.  Waterloo  -   Stonewall Jackson
7.  Back in the USA  -  Chuck Berry
8.  Tiger  - Fabian 
9.  Forty miles of bad road  -  Duane Eddy  
10. A boy without a girl  -  Frankie Avalon     

JULY 13, 1959

1.  Lonely boy  -  Paul Anka
2.  My heart is an open book  -  Carl Dobkins, Jr.   
3.  Frankie  -  Connie Francis
4.  There goes my baby  -  Drifters   
5.  Sweeter than you  -  Ricky Nelson 

6.  Bobby sox to stockings  -  Frankie Avalon 
7.  Just a little too much  -  Ricky Nelson 
8.  My wish came true  -  Elvis Presley
9.  Cap and gown  -  Marty Robbins
10. Sugaree  -  Rusty York   


AUGUST 10,  1959

1.  A big hunk of love  -  Elvis Presley
2.  What'd I say?  -  Ray Charles
3.  The three bells  -  The Browns
4.  What a difference a day makes  -  Dinah Washington
5.  I want to walk you home  -  Fats Domino
    
6.  Lavender blue  -  Sammy Turner
7.  Like young  -  Andre Pevin & David Rose
8.  My own true love  -  Jimmy Clanton 
9.  Lonely guitar  -  Annette
10. Makin' love  -  Floyd Robinson


SEPTEMBER 7, 1959

1.  Sleep walk  -  Santo & Johnny
2.  Sea of love  -  Phil Phillips
3.  ('Til) I kissed you  -  The Everly Brothers 
4.  I'm gonna get married  -  Lloyd Price
5.  Broken-hearted melody  -  Sarah Vaughn 

6.  Red River rock  -  Johnny & The Hurricanes
7.  Baby talk  -  Jan & Dean 
8.  Just ask your heart  -  Frankie Avalon
9.  Primrose Lane  -  Jerry Wallace
10. The mummy  -  Bob McFadden & Dor 


OCTOBER 5, 1959

1.  Mack the knife  -  Bobby Darin
2.  Put your head on my shoulder  -  Paul Anka 
3.  Mr. Blue  -  The Fleetwoods
4.  Poison Ivy  -  The Coasters 
5.  Don't you know  -  Della Reese

6.  Deck of cards  -  Wink Martindale  
7.  Teen beat  -  Sandy Nelson  
8.  Lonely street  -  Andy Williams 
9.  In the mood  -  Ernie Field's Orchestra
10. Woo-Hoo  -  Rock-A-Teens



Brook Benton & Elvis Presley 
NOVEMBER  9, 1959

1.  Heartaches by the number  -  Guy Mitchell
2.  So many ways  -  Brook Benton
3.  We got love  -  Bobby Rydell
4.  Be my guest  -  Fats Domino
5.  Hound dog man  -  Fabian

6.  Wont'cha come home  -  Lloyd Price 
7.  This friendly world  -  Fabian
8.  A year ago tonight  -  The Crests
9.  Believe me  -  Royal Teens
10. Marina  -  Rocco Granata  


DECEMBER  21, 1959

1.  Why?  -  Frankie Avalon
2.  The big hurt  -  Miss Toni Fisher
3.  Among my souvenirs  -  Connie Francis              
4.  It's time to cry  -  Paul Anka 
5.  Oh Carol  -  Neil Sedaka 

6.  Pretty blue eyes  -  Steve Lawrence
7.  Danny boy  -  Conway Twitty
8.  Way down yonder in New Orleans  -  Freddie Cannon
9.  Climb every mountain  -  Tony Bennett
10. The Village of Saint Bernadette  -  Andy Williams

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