Top Songs of 1959



























 




January

Peter Gunn    Ray Anthony
Stagger Lee    Lloyd Price

February
Tall Paul    Annette
Venus    Frankie Avalon
Petite Fleur (Little Flower)    Chris Barbaer's Jazz Band
It's Just A Matter Of Time    Brook Benton
I've Had It    The Bell Notes
Charlie Brown    The Coasters
Tragedy    Thomas Wayne

March
The Happy Organ    Dave "Baby" Cortez
Come Softly To Me    The Fleetwoods
Never Be Anyone Else But You    Ricky Nelson
It's Late    Ricky Nelson
(Now And Then There's) A Fool Such As I    Elvis Presley
I Need Your Love Tonight    Elvis Presley
Pink Shoelaces    Dodie Stevens
Guitar Boogie Shuffle    The Virtues

April
Kookie, Kookie (Lend Me Your Comb)    Edd Byrnes & Connie Stevens
Quiet Village    Martin Denny
A Teenager In Love    Dion
Turn Me Loose    Fabian
Kansas City    Wilbert Harrison
Only you    Frank Poucel's French Fiddles
 

May
Tallahassee Lassie    Freddy "Boom Boom" Cannon
Dream Lover    Bobby Darin
The Battle Of New Orleans    Johnny Horton
Personality    Lloyd Price

June
Lonely Boy    Paul Anka
Bobby Sox To Stockings    Frankie Avalon
A Boy With Out A Girl    Frankie Avalon
Along Came Jones    The Coasters
My Heart Is An Open Book    Carl Dobkins Jr.
There Goes My Baby    The Drifters
Forty Miles Of Bad Road    Duane Eddy
Tiger    Fabian
Lipstick On Your Collar    Connie Francis
Frankie    Connie Francis
Waterloo    Stonewall Jackson
What A Diff'rence A Day Makes    Dinah Washington

July
What'd I Say (Part 1)    Ray Charles
Just A Little Too Much    Ricky Nelson
Sweeter Than You    Ricky Nelson
Sea Of Love    Phil Phillips with The Twilights
A Big Hunk O' Love    Elvis Presley
Lavender-Blue    Sammy Turner

August
The Three Bells    The Browns
I Want To Walk You Home    Fats Domino
('Til) I Kissed You    The Everly Brothers
Baby Talk    Jan & Dean
Red River Rock    Johnny & The Hurricanes
I'm Gonna Get Married    Lloyd Price
Sleep Walk    Santo & Johnny
Broken Hearted Melody    Sarah Vaughan

September
Put your Head On My Shoulder    Paul Anka
Just Ask Your Heart    Frankie Avalon
Poison Ivy    The Coasters
Mack The Knife    Bobby Darin
Mr. Blue    The Fleetwoods
Deck Of Cards    Wink Martindale
Teen Beat    Sandy Nelson
Primrose Lane    Jerry Wallace with The Jewels
Lonely Street   Andy Williams

October
So Many Ways    Brook Benton
In The Mood     Ernie Fields
Heartaches By The Number    Guy Mitchell
Don't You Know    Della Reese
We Got Love    Bobby Rydell
Oh! Carol    Neil Sedaka
Danny Boy    Conway Twitty

November
It's Time To Cry    Paul Anka
Be My Guest    Fats Domino
Hound Dog Man    Fabian
The Big Hurt    Miss Toni Fisher
You Got What It Takes    Marv Johnson
El Paso    Marty Robbins

December
Why    Frankie Avalon
Way Down Yonder In New Orleans    Freddy "Boom Boom" Cannon
Go, Jimmy, Go    Jimmy Clanton
Among My Souvenirs    Connie Francis
Pretty Blue Eyes    Steve Lawrence
Running Bear    Johnny Preston
The Village Of St. Bernadette    Andy Williams


























 


With thanks to LHS Class of 1960