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Navigation for 50's Rock and Roll

Opening Page

Meet The Band

The Beginning

Rehearsals

Photo Shoot

Victoria Theater

Show Time

Gigs 1

Gigs 2

The Recording Session NYC

Gigs 3

Bell  Sound Studios NYC

The Songs

Epilogue

57,58, 59 + the 1963 Cash Box Top 100

Gallery 1

Gallery 2 

Gallery 3

The Busters Photo Album

WHYN WLS

1959 to 196-

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Credits

In Memory

 

 

Top 40 hits 1959

 

 

The Top 40 Archives

1959

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The Top 40 Hits of 1959.

SONG TITLE - Artist (Label)

1. THE BATTLE OF NEW ORLEANS - Johnny Horton (Columbia)

2. MACK THE KNIFE - Bobby Darin (Atco)

3. PERSONALITY - Lloyd Price (ABC-Paramount)

4. VENUS - Frankie Avalon (Chancellor)

5. LONELY BOY - Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)

6. DREAM LOVER - Bobby Darin (Atco)

7. THE THREE BELLS - Browns (RCA Victor)

8. COME SOFTLY TO ME - Fleetwoods (Dolphin)

9. KANSAS CITY - Wilbert Harrison (Fury)

10. MR. BLUE - Fleetwoods (Dolton)

11. SLEEP WALK - Santo & Johnny (Canadian-American)

12. PUT YOUR HEAD ON MY SHOULDER - Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)

13. STAGGER LEE - Lloyd Price (ABC-Paramount)

14. DONNA - Ritchie Valens (Del-Fi)

15. PINK SHOELACES - Dodie Stevens (Crystalette)

16. SMOKE GETS IN YOUR EYES - Platters (Mercury)

17. CHARLIE BROWN - Coasters (Atco)

18. QUIET VILLAGE - Martin Denny (Liberty)

19. MY HEART IS AN OPEN BOOK - Carl Dobkins, Jr. (Decca)

20. ('TIL) I KISSED YOU - Everly Brothers (Cadence)

21. SEA OF LOVE - Phil Phillips with the Twilights (Mercury)

22. THE HAPPY ORGAN - Dave "Baby", Cortez (Clock)

23. I'M GONNA GET MARRIED - Lloyd Price (ABC-Paramount)

24. SORRY (I RAN ALL THE WAY HOME) - Impalas (Cub)

25. A TEENAGER IN LOVE - Dion & the Belmonts (Laurie)

26. 16 CANDLES - Crests (Coed)

27. IT'S JUST A MATTER OF TIME - Brook Benton (Mercury)

28. LIPSTICK ON YOUR COLLAR - Connie Francis (MGM)

29. THERE GOES MY BABY - Drifters (Atlantic)

30. A BIG HUNK O' LOVE - Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)

31. RED RIVER ROCK - Johnny & the Hurricanes (Warwick)

32. WATERLOO - Stonewall Jackson (Columbia)

33. LAVENDER BLUE (DILLY DILLY) - Sammy Turner (Big Top)

34. A FOOL SUCH AS I - Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)

35. GUITAR BOOGIE SHUFFLE - Virtues (Hunt)

36. TEEN BEAT - Sandy Nelson (Original Sound)

37. KOOKIE KOOKIE (LEND ME YOUR COMB) - Edward Burns with Connie Stevens (Warner Bros.)

38. TRAGEDY - Thomas Wayne (Fernwood)

39. MY HAPPINESS - Connie Francis (MGM)

40. TALAHASSEE LASSIE - Freddie Cannon (Swan)