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1959 Music compiled by Ted Yates

 

 1959 IN MUSIC
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TOP 100 HITS OF 1959

1. Mack The Knife   Bobby Darin                                     1959 Trivia
2. The Battle Of New Orleans  Johnny Horton
3. Venus     Frankie Avalon
4. Come Softly To Me   Fleetwoods
5. Smoke Gets In Your Eyes  Platters
6. Stagger Lee    Lloyd Price
7. The Three Bells   Browns
8. Lonely Boy    Paul Anka
9. Kansas City    Wilbert Harrison
10.A Big Hunk O' Love   Elvis Presley
11.Heartaches By The Number  Guy Mitchell
12.Sleep Walk    Santo And Johnny
13.Mr. Blue    Fleetwoods
14.The Happy Organ   Dave 'Baby' Cortez
15.Donna    Ritchie Valens
16.Put Your Head On My Shoulder  Paul Anka
17.Personality    Lloyd Price
18.Charlie Brown   Coasters
19.16 Candles    Crests
20.Sea Of Love    Phil Philips
21.Dream Lover    Bobby Darin
22.Sorry (I Ran All The Way Home)  Impalas
23.There Goes My Baby   Drifters
24.A Fool Such As I   Elvis Presley
25.My Happiness    Connie Francis
26.The All-American Boy   Bill Parsons
27.Pink Shoelaces   Dodie Stevens
28.My Heart Is An Open Book  Carl Dobkins Jr.
29.It's Just A Matter Of Time  Brook Benton
30.Don't You Know   Della Reese
31.Lavender Blue   Sammy Turner
32.I'm Gonna Get Married   Lloyd Price
33.Gotta Travel On   Billy Grammer
34.Til I Kissed You   Everly Bros.
35.Teen Beat    Sandy Nelson
36.Tiger    Fabian
37.Quiet Village   Martin Denny
38.Alvin's Harmonica   David Seville & The Chipmunks
39.Waterloo    Stonewall Jackson
40.Lipstick On Your Collar  Connie Francis
41.Kookie Kookie (Lend Me Your Comb) Edd Byrnes & Connie Stevens
42.A Teenager In Love   Dion & The Belmonts
43.In The Mood    Ernie Fields
44.I Need Your Love Tonight  Elvis Presley
45.Tragedy    Thomas Wayne 
46.We Got Love    Bobby Rydell
47.Red River Rock   Johnny & The Hurricanes
48.Guitar Boogie Shuffle  Virtues
49.A Lover's Question   Clyde McPhatter
50.Tallahassie Lassie   Freddy Cannon
51.Whole Lotta Lovin'   Fats Domino
52.Lonely Street   Andy Williams
53.Petite Fleur    Chris Barber's Jazz Band
54.Never Be Anyone Else But You  Rick Nelson
55.I Cried A Tear   Lavern Baker
56.So Many Ways    Brook Benton
57.What'd I Say    Ray Charles
58.Lonely Teardrops   Jackie Wilson
59.Poison Ivy    Coasters
60.Broken Hearted Melody  Sarah Vaughn
61.Deck Of Cards   Wink Martindale
62.I've Had It    Bell Notes
63.Just Ask Your Heart   Frankie Avalon
64.Tall Paul    Annette Funicello
65.Primrose Lane   Jerry Wallace
66.What A Difference A Day Makes   Dinah Washington
67.I Want To Walk You Home  Fats Domino
68.Bobby Sox To Stockings  Frankie Avalon
69.Tell Him No    Travis And Bob
70.Peter Gunn    Ray Anthony
71.Goodbye Baby    Jack Scott
72.Oh Carol    Neil Sedaka
73.Baby Talk    Jan And Dean
74.7 Little Girls Sittin'In The Backseat...   Paul Evans
75.Forty Miles Of Bad Road   Duane Eddy
76.Along Came Jones   Coasters
77.I Only Have Eyes For You  Flamingos
78.Since I Don't Have You  Skyliners
79.Hound Dog Man   Fabian
80.Danny Boy    Conway Twitty
81.Be My Guest    Fats Domino
82.Frankie    Connie Francis
83.Kissin' Time    Bobby Rydell
84.It's Late    Rick Nelson
85.Turn Me Loose   Fabian
86.Endlessly    Brook Benton
87.Sweeter Than You   Rick Nelson
88.A Boy Without A Girl   Frankie Avalon
89.Goodbye Jimmy, Goodbye   Kathy Linden
90.May You Always   McGuire Sisters
91.The Hawaiian Wedding Song  Andy Williams
92.SO Fine    Fiestas
93.It Was I    Skip And Flip
94.Just A Little Too Much  Rick Nelson
95.Manhatten Spiritual   Reg Owen
96.Please Mr. Sun   Tommy Edwards
97.Three Stars    Tommy Dee  & Carole Kay
98.Misty    Johnny Mathis
99.Morgen     Ivo Robic
100.It Doesn't Matter Anymore  Buddy Holly
  

TOP ALBUMS OF 1959

1. The Kingston Trio At Large  Kingston Trio
2. The Music From Peter Gunn  Henry Mancini
3. Heavenly    Johnny Mathis
4. Here We Go Again!   Kingston Trio
5. Exotica    Martin Denny
6. Flower Drum Song   Original Cast
7. From The Hungry   Kingston Trio
8. Come Dance With Me   Frank Sinatra
9. Inside Shelly Berman   Shelly Berman
10.Gigi     Soundtrack  

TOP 10 COUNTRY HITS OF 1959

1. The Battle Of New Orleans  Johnny Horton
2. The Three Bells   Browns
3. El Paso    Marty Robbins
4. Don't Take Your Guns To Town  Johnny Cash
5. White Lightning   George Jones
6. Waterloo    Stonewall Jackson
7. Billy Bayou    Jim Reeves
8. Country Girl    Faron Young
9. The Same Old Me   Ray Price
10.When Its Springtime In Alaska   Johnny Horton 

TOP 10 ONE HIT WONDERS OF 1959

1. Phil Phillips   Sea Of Love
2. Impalas    Sorry (I Ran All The Way Home)
3. Dodie Stevens   Pink Shoelaces
4. Bill Parsons    The All-American Boy
5. Virtues    Guitar Boogie Shuffle
6. Travis And Bob   Tell Him No
7. Chris Barber    Petite Fleur
8. Bell Notes    I've Had It
9. Thomas Wayne    Tragedy
10.Frankie Ford    Sea Cruise           
        
10 GREAT 'LOST 45'S' FROM 1959

1. The Angels Listened In   Crests
2. Caribbean    Mitchell Torok
3. You Were Mine   Fireflies
4. Makin' Love    Floyd Robinson
5. Lucky Ladybug   Billie & Lillie
6. Mona Lisa    Carl Mann
7. Living Doll    Cliff Richard
8. Pretty Girls Everywhere  Eugene Church
9. She Say    Diamonds
10.Woo - Hoo    Rock-A-Teens