All US Top 40 Singles for 1957

These are all the top 40 singles for 1957.

*Note: Based on the Nolan Method, these are the year-end songs that represented the Top 40 songs during the calendar year 1957. The Nolan Method ranking system was formulated by lead Top40Weekly contributor Jarrett Nollan and is based on a point system for an artist’s chart performance on Billboard charts.

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US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending: 2nd January, 1957
Issue Date: 12th January, 1957

1 1 SINGING THE BLUES –•– Guy Mitchell (Columbia)-12 (1S/1A/1J) (6 wks @ #1) (1)
2 2 THE GREEN DOOR –•– Jim Lowe (Dot)-17 (2S/8A/2J) (1)
3 3 LOVE ME TENDER –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-13 (3S/6A/4J) (1)
4 4 TRUE LOVE –•– Bing Crosby and Grace Kelly (Capitol)-19 (5S/5A/6J) (4)
5 6 t BLUEBERRY HILL –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-15 (4S/11A/3J) (4)
6 t 6 t LOVE ME (From the “Elvis (Volume 1)” E.P.) –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-9 (8S/2A/12J) (6)
6 t 10 MOONLIGHT GAMBLER –•– Frankie Laine (Columbia)-7 (10S/4A/8 tJ) (6)
8 5 JUST WALKING IN THE RAIN –•– Johnnie Ray (Columbia)-20 (6S/12A/5J) (2)
9 8 t HEY JEALOUS LOVER –•– Frank Sinatra (Capitol)-12 (16S/3A/7J) (6)
10 8 t A ROSE AND A BABY RUTH –•– George Hamilton IV (ABC-Paramount)-11 (9S/15A/8 tJ) (6)

11 17 THE BANANA BOAT SONG –•– The Tarriers (Glory)-4 (7S/7A/19 tJ) (11)
12 16 DON’T FORBID ME –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-4 (11S/9A/16 tJ) (12)
13 12 t ROCK-A-BYE YOUR BABY WITH A DIXIE MELODY –•– Jerry Lee Lewis (Decca)-8 (15S/17 tA/13J) (12)
14 12 t SINCE I MET YOU BABY –•– Ivory Joe Hunter (Atlantic)-9 (19S/16A/15J) (12)
15 14 GONNA GET ALONG WITHOUT YA NOW –•– Patience and Prudence (Liberty)-7 (21S/13A/16 tJ) (12)
16 11 CINDY, OH CINDY –•– Eddie Fisher (RCA Victor)-13 (13S/10 tJ) (10)
17 19 GARDEN OF EDEN –•– Joe Valino (Vik)-13 (14S/22A) (12)
18 23 JAMAICA FAREWELL –•– Harry Belanfonte (RCA Victor)-13 (18S/14A) (18)
19 30 YOUNG LOVE –•– Sonny James (Capitol)-3 (12S/10A) (19)
20 20 MAMA FROM THE TRAIN –•– Patti Page (Mercury)-12 (16 tJ) (11)

21 22 HONKY TONK (Parts 1 and 2) –•– Bill Doggett (King)-22 (23S/10 tJ) (2)
22 18 CINDY, OH CINDY –•– Vince Martin and the Tarriers (Glory)-14 (19 tJ) (12)
23 25 I DREAMED –•– Betty Johnson (Bally)-8 (17 tA) (23)
24 t 21 FRIENDLY PERSUASION (Thee I Love) –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-17 (9)
24 t 15 MARY’S BOY CHILD –•– Harry Belafonte (RCA Victor)-4 (20A) (15)
26 27 SLOW WALK –•– Bill Doggett (King)-8 (26)
27 — BANANA BOAT (Day-O) –•– Harry Belafonte (RCA Victor)-1 (22S/19A) (27)
28 28 CONFIDENTIAL –•– Sonny Knight (Dot)-9 (20)
29 32 SINGING THE BLUES –•– Marty Robbins (Columbia)-11 (26)
30 34 t NIGHT LIGHTS –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-12 (16)

31 31 TWO DIFFERENT WORLDS –•– Don Rondo (Jubilee)-12 (23 tA) (19)
32 t 58 t BLUE MONDAY –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-2 (17S) (32)
32 t 46 t GOODNIGHT MY LOVE, PLEASANT DREAMS –•– The McGuire Sisters (Coral)-6 (32)
34 39 SINCE I MET YOU BABY –•– Mindy Carson (Columbia)-6 (34)
35 t 33 AUCTIONEER –•– Leroy Van Dyke (Dot)-8 (29)
35 t 26 PRISCILLA –•– Eddie Cooley and the Dimples (Royal Roost)-12 (26)
37 54 SLOW WALK –•– Sil Austin (Mercury)-10 (19)
38 48 ON MY WORD OF HONOR –•– The Platters (Mercury)-3 (38)
39 50 t JIM DANDY –•– LaVern Baker and the Gliders (Atlantic)-3 (37)
40 87 t WISDOM OF A FOOL –•– The Five Keys (Capitol)-5 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS:

41 t 24 DON’T BE CRUEL –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-23 (14J) (1)
41 t 29 MUTUAL ADMIRATION SOCIETY –•– Teresa Brewer (Coral)-10 (21)
44 34 t BABY DOLL –•– Andy Williams (Cadence)-6 (33)
50 t 40 POOR BOY (From the “Love Me Tender” EP) –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-3 (40)
57 36 CITY OF ANGELS –•– The Highlights (Bally)-12 (25S) (30)
75 t 37 I WALK THE LINE –•– Johnny Cash (Sun)-18 (19)
82 t 38 I FEEL GOOD –•– Shirley and Lee (Aladdin)-5 (38)

POWER HITS:

43 73 LOVE IS STRANGE –•– Mickey and Sylvia (Groove)-2 (24S) (43)
45 58 t THE BANANA BOAT SONG –•– Sarah Vaughan (Mercury)-3 (21A) (45)
47 t 50 t GREENSLEEVES –•– The Beverly Sisters (London)-3 (47)
49 56 AIN’T GOT NO HOME –•– Clarence Henry “Frog Man” (Argo)-5 (20S) (44)
50 t — THE BANANA BOAT SONG –•– Steve Lawrence (Coral)-1 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK:

27 — BANANA BOAT (Day-O) –•– Harry Belafonte (RCA Victor)-1 (22S/19A) (27)
50 t — THE BANANA BOAT SONG –•– Steve Lawrence (Coral)-1 (50)
54 — WHAT’S THE REASON I’M NOT PLEASING YOU –•– Nat King Cole (Imperial)-1 (17S) (54)
60 — YOUNG LOVE –•– Tab Hunter (Dot)-1 (60)
64 — CINCO ROBLES (Five Oaks) –•– Russell Arms (Era)-1 (64)
67 — YOU DON’T OWE ME A THING –•– Johnnie Ray (Columbia)-1 (67)
73 — YOUNG LOVE –•– The Crew-Cuts (Mercury)-1 (73)
87 — THE MONEY TREE –•– Patience and Prudence (Liberty)-5 (21S/16 tJ) (75)
88 t — CINCO ROBLES (Five Oaks) –•– Les Paul and Mary Ford (Capitol)-1 (88)
93 t — CONFESSION OF A SINNER –•– The Stylers (Jubilee)-5 (72)
93 t — WRITTEN ON THE WIND –•– The Four Aces Featuring Al Alberts (Decca)-3 (70)
100 t — TO THE ENDS OF THE EARTH –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-11 (39)

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US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending: 9th January, 1957
Issue Date: 19th January, 1957

1 1 SINGING THE BLUES –•– Guy Mitchell (Columbia)-13 (1S/1A/1J) (7 wks @ #1) (1)
2 2 THE GREEN DOOR –•– Jim Lowe (Dot)-18 (2S/8A/3J) (1)
3 t 12 DON’T FORBID ME –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-5 (6S/2A/12J) (3)
3 t 6 t MOONLIGHT GAMBLER –•– Frankie Laine (Columbia)-8 (8S/5A/7 tJ) (3)
5 5 BLUEBERRY HILL –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-16 (3 Ts/17A/2J) (4)
6 t 6 t LOVE ME (From the “Elvis (Volume 1)” E.P.) –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-10 (10S/3A/9J) (6)
6 t 3 LOVE ME TENDER –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-14 (7S/11A/4J) (1)
8 11 THE BANANA BOAT SONG –•– The Tarriers (Glory)-5 (5S/6A/14J) (8)
9 4 TRUE LOVE –•– Bing Crosby and Grace Kelly (Capitol)-20 (11S/10A/6J) (4)
10 8 JUST WALKING IN THE RAIN –•– Johnnie Ray (Columbia)-21 (9S/18A/5J) (2)

11 19 YOUNG LOVE –•– Sonny James (Capitol)-4 (3 Ts/4A) (11)
12 t 10 A ROSE AND A BABY RUTH –•– George Hamilton IV (ABC-Paramount)-12 (13S/19A/8J) (6)
12 t 27 BANANA BOAT (Day-O) –•– Harry Belafonte (RCA Victor)-2 (14S/7A) (12)
14 9 HEY JEALOUS LOVER –•– Frank Sinatra (Capitol)-13 (19S/13A/10J) (6)
15 60 YOUNG LOVE –•– Tab Hunter (Dot)-2 (12S/9A) (15)
16 t 14 SINCE I MET YOU BABY –•– Ivory Joe Hunter (Atlantic)-10 (16S/15A/16J) (12)
16 t 15 GONNA GET ALONG WITHOUT YA NOW –•– Patience and Prudence (Liberty)-8 (22S/12A/18J) (12)
18 13 ROCK-A-BYE YOUR BABY WITH A DIXIE MELODY –•– Jerry Lee Lewis (Decca)-9 (21S/20A/15J) (12)
19 17 GARDEN OF EDEN –•– Joe Valino (Vik)-14 (17J) (12)
20 32 t BLUE MONDAY –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-3 (15S) (20)

21 23 I DREAMED –•– Betty Johnson (Bally)-9 (24S/14A) (21)
22 18 JAMAICA FAREWELL –•– Harry Belanfonte (RCA Victor)-14 (17S/23A) (18)
23 16 CINDY, OH CINDY –•– Eddie Fisher (RCA Victor)-14 (18S/11J) (10)
24 21 HONKY TONK (Parts 1 and 2) –•– Bill Doggett (King)-23 (25S/13J) (2)
25 22 CINDY, OH CINDY –•– Vince Martin and the Tarriers (Glory)-15 (23S) (12)
26 67 YOU DON’T OWE ME A THING –•– Johnnie Ray (Columbia)-2 (24A) (26)
27 43 LOVE IS STRANGE –•– Mickey and Sylvia (Groove)-3 (20S) (27)
28 38 ON MY WORD OF HONOR –•– The Platters (Mercury)-4 (28)
29 24 t FRIENDLY PERSUASION (Thee I Love) –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-18 (9)
30 20 MAMA FROM THE TRAIN –•– Patti Page (Mercury)-13 (11)

31 46 WHEN MY BLUE MOON TURNS TO GOLD AGAIN (From the “Elvis (Volume 1)” EP) –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-8 (10S/22A/9J) (31)
32 39 JIM DANDY –•– LaVern Baker and the Gliders (Atlantic)-4 (32)
33 t 50 t THE BANANA BOAT SONG –•– Steve Lawrence (Coral)-2 (33)
33 t 35 t AUCTIONEER –•– Leroy Van Dyke (Dot)-9 (29)
35 40 WISDOM OF A FOOL –•– The Five Keys (Capitol)-6 (35)
36 50 t THE BANANA BOAT SONG –•– The Fontane Sisters (Dot)-4 (16A) (36)
37 37 SLOW WALK –•– Sil Austin (Mercury)-11 (20J) (19)
38 31 TWO DIFFERENT WORLDS –•– Don Rondo (Jubilee)-13 (19)
39 28 CONFIDENTIAL –•– Sonny Knight (Dot)-10 (20)
40 45 THE BANANA BOAT SONG –•– Sarah Vaughan (Mercury)-4 (21A) (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS:

47 t 29 SINGING THE BLUES –•– Marty Robbins (Columbia)-12 (26)
49 32 t GOODNIGHT MY LOVE, PLEASANT DREAMS –•– The McGuire Sisters (Coral)-7 (32)
50 30 NIGHT LIGHTS –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-13 (16)
51 t 26 SLOW WALK –•– Bill Doggett (King)-9 (26)
70 24 t MARY’S BOY CHILD –•– Harry Belafonte (RCA Victor)-5 (15)
84 t 35 t PRISCILLA –•– Eddie Cooley and the Dimples (Royal Roost)-13 (26)
90 t 34 SINCE I MET YOU BABY –•– Mindy Carson (Columbia)-7 (34)

POWER HITS:

41 t 64 CINCO ROBLES (Five Oaks) –•– Russell Arms (Era)-2 (41)
41 t 47 t GREENSLEEVES –•– The Beverly Sisters (London)-4 (41)
43 49 AIN’T GOT NO HOME –•– Clarence Henry “Frog Man” (Argo)-6 (25 Ts) (43)
44 47 t ANASTASIA –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-5 (6S/12J) (44)
45 58 t ONE IN A MILLION –•– The Platters (Mercury)-5 (45)
46 50 t POOR BOY (From the “Love Me Tender” EP) –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-4 (25A) (46)
47 t 73 YOUNG LOVE –•– The Crew-Cuts (Mercury)-2 (47)

NEW THIS WEEK:

54 — KNEE DEEP IN THE BLUES –•– Guy Mitchell (Columbia)-1 (54)
63 t — LOVE ME TENDER –•– Henri Rene and His Orchestra and Chorus (RCA Victor)-6 (44)
75 — YOUR LOVE FOR ME –•– Frank Sinatra (Capitol)-1 (75)
77 — WHY –•– The Cues (Capitol)-1 (77)
86 t — CAN I STEAL A LITTLE LOVE –•– Frank Sinatra (Capitol)-1 (86)
99 — LITTLE BY LITTLE –•– Nappy Brown (Savoy)-1 (99)
100 — I FEEL THE BEAT –•– Jim Lowe (Dot)-1 (100)

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US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending: 16th January, 1957
Issue Date: 26th January, 1957

1 1 SINGING THE BLUES –•– Guy Mitchell (Columbia)-14 (1S/1A/1J) (8 wks @ #1) (1)
2 3 t DON’T FORBID ME –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-6 (3S/4A/6J) (2)
3 11 YOUNG LOVE –•– Sonny James (Capitol)-5 (2S/2A/14J) (3)
4 t 2 THE GREEN DOOR –•– Jim Lowe (Dot)-19 (8S/8A/3J) (1)
4 t 3 t MOONLIGHT GAMBLER –•– Frankie Laine (Columbia)-9 (5S/6A/9J) (3)
6 15 YOUNG LOVE –•– Tab Hunter (Dot)-3 (4S/3A/15J) (6)
7 5 BLUEBERRY HILL –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-17 (7S/12A/2J) (4)
8 t 8 THE BANANA BOAT SONG –•– The Tarriers (Glory)-6 (6S/7A/12J) (8)
8 t 6 t LOVE ME (From the “Elvis (Volume 1)” E.P.) –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-11 (12S/5A/8J) (6)
10 6 t LOVE ME TENDER –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-15 (10S/15A/4J) (1)

11 9 TRUE LOVE –•– Bing Crosby and Grace Kelly (Capitol)-21 (14S/11A/7J) (4)
12 10 JUST WALKING IN THE RAIN –•– Johnnie Ray (Columbia)-22 (13S/20A/5J) (2)
13 12 t BANANA BOAT (Day-O) –•– Harry Belafonte (RCA Victor)-3 (9S/10A) (12)
14 12 t A ROSE AND A BABY RUTH –•– George Hamilton IV (ABC-Paramount)-13 (15S/17A/10J) (6)
15 14 HEY JEALOUS LOVER –•– Frank Sinatra (Capitol)-14 (9A/11J) (6)
16 20 BLUE MONDAY –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-4 (11S/24A/17J) (16)
17 18 ROCK-A-BYE YOUR BABY WITH A DIXIE MELODY –•– Jerry Lee Lewis (Decca)-10 (17S/21A/16J) (12)
18 t 16 t GONNA GET ALONG WITHOUT YA NOW –•– Patience and Prudence (Liberty)-9 (21S/14A) (12)
18 t 16 t SINCE I MET YOU BABY –•– Ivory Joe Hunter (Atlantic)-11 (18S/22A/20 tJ) (12)
20 23 CINDY, OH CINDY –•– Eddie Fisher (RCA Victor)-15 (22S/13J) (10)

21 19 GARDEN OF EDEN –•– Joe Valino (Vik)-15 (19J) (12)
22 t 21 I DREAMED –•– Betty Johnson (Bally)-10 (25S/13A) (21)
22 t 22 JAMAICA FAREWELL –•– Harry Belanfonte (RCA Victor)-15 (19S/25A) (18)
24 47 t YOUNG LOVE –•– The Crew-Cuts (Mercury)-3 (18A) (24)
25 27 LOVE IS STRANGE –•– Mickey and Sylvia (Groove)-4 (20S) (25)
26 36 THE BANANA BOAT SONG –•– The Fontane Sisters (Dot)-5 (16A) (26)
27 31 WHEN MY BLUE MOON TURNS TO GOLD AGAIN (From the “Elvis (Volume 1)” EP) –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-9 (12S/8J) (27)
28 t 32 JIM DANDY –•– LaVern Baker and the Gliders (Atlantic)-5 (28)
28 t 26 YOU DON’T OWE ME A THING –•– Johnnie Ray (Columbia)-3 (23 Ts/23A) (26)
30 — TOO MUCH –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-1 (16S) (30)

31 t 40 THE BANANA BOAT SONG –•– Sarah Vaughan (Mercury)-5 (19A) (31)
31 t 45 ONE IN A MILLION –•– The Platters (Mercury)-6 (23 Ts/20 tJ) (31)
31 t 28 ON MY WORD OF HONOR –•– The Platters (Mercury)-5 (23 Ts/20 tJ) (28)
34 33 t AUCTIONEER –•– Leroy Van Dyke (Dot)-10 (29)
35 t 33 t THE BANANA BOAT SONG –•– Steve Lawrence (Coral)-3 (33)
35 t 46 POOR BOY (From the “Love Me Tender” EP) –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-5 (35)
37 44 ANASTASIA –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-6 (3S/6J) (37)
38 25 CINDY, OH CINDY –•– Vince Martin and the Tarriers (Glory)-16 (12)
39 38 TWO DIFFERENT WORLDS –•– Don Rondo (Jubilee)-14 (19)
40 24 HONKY TONK (Parts 1 and 2) –•– Bill Doggett (King)-24 (18J) (2)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS:

41 30 MAMA FROM THE TRAIN –•– Patti Page (Mercury)-14 (11)
48 35 WISDOM OF A FOOL –•– The Five Keys (Capitol)-7 (35)
49 29 FRIENDLY PERSUASION (Thee I Love) –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-19 (9)
53 t 37 SLOW WALK –•– Sil Austin (Mercury)-12 (19)
62 39 CONFIDENTIAL –•– Sonny Knight (Dot)-11 (20)

POWER HITS:

42 43 AIN’T GOT NO HOME –•– Clarence Henry “Frog Man” (Argo)-7 (42)
43 t 54 KNEE DEEP IN THE BLUES –•– Guy Mitchell (Columbia)-2 (43)
43 t 57 BY YOU, BY YOU, BY YOU –•– Jim Lowe (Dot)-4 (43)
45 78 t I LOVE MY BABY (My Baby Loves Me) –•– Jill Corey (Columbia)-6 (45)
47 86 t CAN I STEAL A LITTLE LOVE –•– Frank Sinatra (Capitol)-2 (47)
50 53 WHAT’S THE REASON I’M NOT PLEASING YOU –•– Nat King Cole (Imperial)-3 (11S/17J) (50)

NEW THIS WEEK:

30 — TOO MUCH –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-1 (16S) (30)
53 t — WRINGLE WRANGLE –•– Fess Parker (Disneyland)-1 (53)
58 — WRINGLE, WRANGLE –•– Bill Hayes (ABC-Paramount)-1 (58)
61 — LOOK HOMEWARD, ANGEL –•– Johnnie Ray (Columbia)-1 (23S) (61)
65 t — WHO NEEDS YOU –•– The Four Lads (Columbia)-1 (65)
68 — THE GIRL CAN’T HELP IT –•– Little Richard (Specialty)-1 (68)
69 — RUDY’S ROCK –•– Bill Haley and His Comets (Decca)-12 (34)
83 — I WOULDN’T KNOW WHERE TO BEGIN –•– Eddy Arnold (RCA Victor)-8 (64)
94 t — TEEN AGE GOODNIGHT –•– The Chordettes (Cadence)-10 (45)
94 t — SOME DAY SOON –•– Eddie Fisher (RCA Victor)-1 (94)
96 t — THE MONEY TREE –•– Patience and Prudence (Liberty)-6 (21S) (75)
100 — IN THE STILL OF THE NITE –•– The Five Satins (Ember)-19 (29)

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US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending: 23rd January, 1957
Issue Date: 2nd February, 1957

1 1 SINGING THE BLUES –•– Guy Mitchell (Columbia)-15 (1S/1A/1J) (9 wks @ #1) (1)
2 2 DON’T FORBID ME –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-7 (4S/3A/3J) (2)
3 3 YOUNG LOVE –•– Sonny James (Capitol)-6 (2S/2A/9J) (3)
4 6 YOUNG LOVE –•– Tab Hunter (Dot)-4 (3S/4A/12J) (4)
5 4 t MOONLIGHT GAMBLER –•– Frankie Laine (Columbia)-10 (8S/6A/6J) (3)
6 8 t THE BANANA BOAT SONG –•– The Tarriers (Glory)-7 (7S/7A/7J) (6)
7 4 t THE GREEN DOOR –•– Jim Lowe (Dot)-20 (11S/11A/4J) (1)
8 13 BANANA BOAT (Day-O) –•– Harry Belafonte (RCA Victor)-4 (6S/5A/18J) (8)
9 7 BLUEBERRY HILL –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-18 (10S/19A/2J) (4)
10 8 t LOVE ME (From the “Elvis (Volume 1)” E.P.) –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-12 (13S/8A/11J) (6)

11 10 LOVE ME TENDER –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-16 (12S/20A/5J) (1)
12 16 BLUE MONDAY –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-5 (9S/12A/13J) (12)
13 11 TRUE LOVE –•– Bing Crosby and Grace Kelly (Capitol)-22 (15S/16A/10J) (4)
14 t 15 HEY JEALOUS LOVER –•– Frank Sinatra (Capitol)-15 (23S/14A/16J) (6)
14 t 14 A ROSE AND A BABY RUTH –•– George Hamilton IV (ABC-Paramount)-14 (14S/25A/15J) (6)
16 17 ROCK-A-BYE YOUR BABY WITH A DIXIE MELODY –•– Jerry Lee Lewis (Decca)-11 (19S/23A/14J) (12)
17 30 TOO MUCH –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-2 (5S/9A) (17)
18 22 t JAMAICA FAREWELL –•– Harry Belanfonte (RCA Victor)-16 (17S/15A) (18)
19 12 JUST WALKING IN THE RAIN –•– Johnnie Ray (Columbia)-23 (16S/8J) (2)
20 18 t GONNA GET ALONG WITHOUT YA NOW –•– Patience and Prudence (Liberty)-10 (23S/17A) (12)

21 18 t SINCE I MET YOU BABY –•– Ivory Joe Hunter (Atlantic)-12 (22S/24A/20 tJ) (12)
22 28 t YOU DON’T OWE ME A THING –•– Johnnie Ray (Columbia)-4 (21S/13A) (22)
23 22 t I DREAMED –•– Betty Johnson (Bally)-11 (25S/10A) (21)
24 t 28 t JIM DANDY –•– LaVern Baker and the Gliders (Atlantic)-6 (20S) (24)
24 t 25 LOVE IS STRANGE –•– Mickey and Sylvia (Groove)-5 (18S) (24)
26 26 THE BANANA BOAT SONG –•– The Fontane Sisters (Dot)-6 (18A) (26)
27 31 t ON MY WORD OF HONOR –•– The Platters (Mercury)-6 (27)
28 t 20 CINDY, OH CINDY –•– Eddie Fisher (RCA Victor)-16 (17J) (10)
28 t 46 CINCO ROBLES (Five Oaks) –•– Russell Arms (Era)-4 (28)
30 35 t THE BANANA BOAT SONG –•– Steve Lawrence (Coral)-4 (30)

31 65 t WHO NEEDS YOU –•– The Four Lads (Columbia)-2 (31)
32 21 GARDEN OF EDEN –•– Joe Valino (Vik)-16 (12)
33 24 YOUNG LOVE –•– The Crew-Cuts (Mercury)-4 (24)
34 42 AIN’T GOT NO HOME –•– Clarence Henry “Frog Man” (Argo)-8 (34)
35 35 t POOR BOY (From the “Love Me Tender” EP) –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-6 (35)
36 43 t KNEE DEEP IN THE BLUES –•– Guy Mitchell (Columbia)-3 (36)
37 61 LOOK HOMEWARD, ANGEL –•– Johnnie Ray (Columbia)-2 (21S) (37)
38 t 45 I LOVE MY BABY (My Baby Loves Me) –•– Jill Corey (Columbia)-7 (21A) (38)
38 t 27 WHEN MY BLUE MOON TURNS TO GOLD AGAIN (From the “Elvis (Volume 1)” EP) –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-10 (13S/11J) (27)
40 37 ANASTASIA –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-7 (4S/3J) (37)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS:

43 34 AUCTIONEER –•– Leroy Van Dyke (Dot)-11 (19J) (29)
45 31 t ONE IN A MILLION –•– The Platters (Mercury)-7 (31)
51 40 HONKY TONK (Parts 1 and 2) –•– Bill Doggett (King)-25 (2)
52 31 t THE BANANA BOAT SONG –•– Sarah Vaughan (Mercury)-6 (22A) (31)
57 38 CINDY, OH CINDY –•– Vince Martin and the Tarriers (Glory)-17 (12)
59 t 39 TWO DIFFERENT WORLDS –•– Don Rondo (Jubilee)-15 (19)

POWER HITS:

41 — PLAYING FOR KEEPS –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-1 (5S) (41)
42 47 CAN I STEAL A LITTLE LOVE –•– Frank Sinatra (Capitol)-3 (42)
44 75 CINCO ROBLES (Five Oaks) –•– Les Paul and Mary Ford (Capitol)-4 (44)
47 53 t WRINGLE WRANGLE –•– Fess Parker (Disneyland)-2 (47)
48 t 79 t SINGING THE BLUES –•– Marty Robbins (Columbia)-14 (20 tJ) (26)
48 t 87 GREENSLEEVES –•– The Beverly Sisters (London)-6 (41)
50 50 WHAT’S THE REASON I’M NOT PLEASING YOU –•– Nat King Cole (Imperial)-4 (9S/13J) (50)

NEW THIS WEEK:

41 — PLAYING FOR KEEPS –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-1 (5S) (41)
53 — TAKE ME BACK BABY –•– Guy Mitchell (Columbia)-1 (53)
69 — BAD BOY –•– The Jive Bombers (Savoy)-1 (69)
72 — REPEAT AFTER ME –•– Patti Page (Mercury)-1 (72)
75 — RED SAILS IN THE SUNSET –•– Tab Hunter (Dot)-1 (3S/12J) (75)
84 — HOLIDAY FOR TROMBONES –•– David Rose and His Orchestra (MGM)-1 (84)
85 — HOUND DOG –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-26 (2)
86 — WITHOUT LOVE (There Is Nothing) –•– Clyde McPhatter (Atlantic)-1 (86)
87 t — WHAT IS A TEENAGE GIRL –•– Tom Edwards (Coral)-1 (87)
91 — I WALK THE LINE –•– Johnny Cash (Sun)-20 (19)
92 t — MARIANNE –•– Terry Gilkyson and the Easy Riders (Columbia)-1 (92)
92 t — TREES –•– Al Hibbler (Decca)-1 (92)
97 t — BLUE MOON –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-16 (55)
97 t — FRIENDLY PERSUASION (Thee I Love) –•– The Four Aces Featuring Al Alberts (Decca)-17 (45)

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US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending: 30th January, 1957
Issue Date: 9th February, 1957

1 2 DON’T FORBID ME –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-8 (3S/2A/2J) (1 wk @ #1) (1)
2 1 SINGING THE BLUES –•– Guy Mitchell (Columbia)-16 (5S/3A/1J) (1)
3 3 YOUNG LOVE –•– Sonny James (Capitol)-7 (2S/1A/6J) (3)
4 4 YOUNG LOVE –•– Tab Hunter (Dot)-5 (4S/4A/7J) (4)
5 5 MOONLIGHT GAMBLER –•– Frankie Laine (Columbia)-11 (7S/8A/3J) (3)
6 6 THE BANANA BOAT SONG –•– The Tarriers (Glory)-8 (8S/7A/4J) (6)
7 17 TOO MUCH –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-3 (1S/6A/16J) (7)
8 8 BANANA BOAT (Day-O) –•– Harry Belafonte (RCA Victor)-5 (6S/5A/14J) (8)
9 12 BLUE MONDAY –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-6 (9S/12A/10J) (9)
10 7 THE GREEN DOOR –•– Jim Lowe (Dot)-21 (10S/14A/8J) (1)

11 10 LOVE ME (From the “Elvis (Volume 1)” E.P.) –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-13 (13S/10A/11J) (6)
12 9 BLUEBERRY HILL –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-19 (11S/22A/5J) (4)
13 t 11 LOVE ME TENDER –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-17 (12S/23A/9J) (1)
13 t 13 TRUE LOVE –•– Bing Crosby and Grace Kelly (Capitol)-23 (18 Ts/15A/12J) (4)
15 22 YOU DON’T OWE ME A THING –•– Johnnie Ray (Columbia)-5 (15S/11A/20J) (15)
16 16 ROCK-A-BYE YOUR BABY WITH A DIXIE MELODY –•– Jerry Lee Lewis (Decca)-12 (14S/15J) (12)
17 18 JAMAICA FAREWELL –•– Harry Belanfonte (RCA Victor)-17 (17S/20A) (17)
18 t 23 I DREAMED –•– Betty Johnson (Bally)-12 (9A) (18)
18 t 21 SINCE I MET YOU BABY –•– Ivory Joe Hunter (Atlantic)-13 (24S/18A) (12)
20 24 t LOVE IS STRANGE –•– Mickey and Sylvia (Groove)-6 (18 Ts/21A) (20)

21 t 14 t HEY JEALOUS LOVER –•– Frank Sinatra (Capitol)-16 (25S/18 tJ) (6)
21 t 14 t A ROSE AND A BABY RUTH –•– George Hamilton IV (ABC-Paramount)-15 (16S/13J) (6)
23 36 KNEE DEEP IN THE BLUES –•– Guy Mitchell (Columbia)-5 (19A) (23)
24 19 JUST WALKING IN THE RAIN –•– Johnnie Ray (Columbia)-24 (22S/17J) (2)
25 t 26 THE BANANA BOAT SONG –•– The Fontane Sisters (Dot)-7 (13A) (25)
25 t 28 t CINCO ROBLES (Five Oaks) –•– Russell Arms (Era)-5 (24A) (25)
27 31 WHO NEEDS YOU –•– The Four Lads (Columbia)-3 (27)
28 20 GONNA GET ALONG WITHOUT YA NOW –•– Patience and Prudence (Liberty)-11 (25S) (12)
29 t 24 t JIM DANDY –•– LaVern Baker and the Gliders (Atlantic)-7 (23S) (24)
29 t 27 ON MY WORD OF HONOR –•– The Platters (Mercury)-7 (20S) (27)

31 33 YOUNG LOVE –•– The Crew-Cuts (Mercury)-5 (17A/18 tJ) (24)
32 t 42 CAN I STEAL A LITTLE LOVE –•– Frank Sinatra (Capitol)-4 (32)
32 t 38 t I LOVE MY BABY (My Baby Loves Me) –•– Jill Corey (Columbia)-8 (32)
34 30 THE BANANA BOAT SONG –•– Steve Lawrence (Coral)-5 (30)
35 34 AIN’T GOT NO HOME –•– Clarence Henry “Frog Man” (Argo)-9 (34)
36 37 LOOK HOMEWARD, ANGEL –•– Johnnie Ray (Columbia)-3 (15S/20J) (36)
37 52 THE BANANA BOAT SONG –•– Sarah Vaughan (Mercury)-7 (31)
38 t 28 t CINDY, OH CINDY –•– Eddie Fisher (RCA Victor)-17 (10)
38 t 45 ONE IN A MILLION –•– The Platters (Mercury)-8 (20S) (31)
40 41 PLAYING FOR KEEPS –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-2 (1S/16J) (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS:

42 32 GARDEN OF EDEN –•– Joe Valino (Vik)-17 (12)
44 38 t WHEN MY BLUE MOON TURNS TO GOLD AGAIN (From the “Elvis (Volume 1)” EP) –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-11 (13S/11J) (27)
48 35 POOR BOY (From the “Love Me Tender” EP) –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-7 (35)
49 40 ANASTASIA –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-8 (3S/2J) (37)

POWER HITS:

41 92 t MARIANNE –•– Terry Gilkyson and the Easy Riders (Columbia)-2 (16A) (41)
43 — MARIANNE –•– The Hilltoppers Featuring Jimmy Sacca (Dot)-1 (24A) (43)
45 47 WRINGLE WRANGLE –•– Fess Parker (Disneyland)-3 (21S) (45)
46 64 t WRINGLE, WRANGLE –•– Bill Hayes (ABC-Paramount)-3 (46)
50 61 t MAMA FROM THE TRAIN –•– Patti Page (Mercury)-16 (11)

NEW THIS WEEK:

43 — MARIANNE –•– The Hilltoppers Featuring Jimmy Sacca (Dot)-1 (24A) (43)
57 t — THE GIRL CAN’T HELP IT –•– Little Richard (Specialty)-2 (57)
70 — BALLERINA –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-1 (70)
71 — WONDERFUL WONDERFUL –•– Johnny Mathis (Columbia)-1 (71)
74 — CHANTEZ-CHANTEZ (Shan-Tay, “Sing”) –•– Dinah Shore (RCA Victor)-1 (74)
83 t — RUDY’S ROCK –•– Bill Haley and His Comets (Decca)-13 (34)
86 t — GIVE ME –•– Eileen Rodgers (Columbia)-8 (61)
86 t — MUTUAL ADMIRATION SOCIETY –•– Eddy Arnold and Jaye P. Morgan (RCA Victor)-9 (47)
90 — YOU ARE MY FIRST LOVE –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-1 (90)
96 — WHAT IS A TEENAGE BOY –•– Tom Edwards (Coral)-1 (96)
99 t — I FEEL THE BEAT –•– Jim Lowe (Dot)-1 (100)

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US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending: 6th February, 1957
Issue Date: 16th February, 1957

1 4 YOUNG LOVE –•– Tab Hunter (Dot)-6 (1 wk @ #1) (2S/1A/3J) (1)
2 t 1 DON’T FORBID ME –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-9 (3S/3A/2J) (1)
2 t 3 YOUNG LOVE –•– Sonny James (Capitol)-8 (4S/2A/4J) (2)
4 7 TOO MUCH –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-4 (1S/4A/7J) (4)
5 2 SINGING THE BLUES –•– Guy Mitchell (Columbia)-17 (6S/6A/1J) (1)
6 5 MOONLIGHT GAMBLER –•– Frankie Laine (Columbia)-12 (8S/7A/5J) (3)
7 t 8 BANANA BOAT (Day-O) –•– Harry Belafonte (RCA Victor)-6 (5S/5A/11J) (7)
7 t 6 THE BANANA BOAT SONG –•– The Tarriers (Glory)-9 (7S/8A/6J) (6)
9 9 BLUE MONDAY –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-7 (9S/11A/9J) (9)
10 15 YOU DON’T OWE ME A THING –•– Johnnie Ray (Columbia)-6 (10S/10A/14J) (10)

11 11 LOVE ME (From the “Elvis (Volume 1)” E.P.) –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-14 (22 Ts/16A/12J) (6)
12 t 10 THE GREEN DOOR –•– Jim Lowe (Dot)-22 (20S/22 tA/10J) (1)
12 t 18 t I DREAMED –•– Betty Johnson (Bally)-13 (25 Ts/9A/18 tJ) (12)
14 16 ROCK-A-BYE YOUR BABY WITH A DIXIE MELODY –•– Jerry Lee Lewis (Decca)-13 (13S/25A/16J) (12)
15 12 BLUEBERRY HILL –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-20 (15S/8J) (4)
16 13 t TRUE LOVE –•– Bing Crosby and Grace Kelly (Capitol)-24 (22 Ts/21A/15J) (4)
17 20 LOVE IS STRANGE –•– Mickey and Sylvia (Groove)-7 (12S/14A) (17)
18 43 MARIANNE –•– The Hilltoppers Featuring Jimmy Sacca (Dot)-2 (25 Ts/12A) (18)
19 23 KNEE DEEP IN THE BLUES –•– Guy Mitchell (Columbia)-6 (21S/19A/18 tJ) (19)
20 17 JAMAICA FAREWELL –•– Harry Belanfonte (RCA Victor)-18 (18 Ts) (17)

21 27 WHO NEEDS YOU –•– The Four Lads (Columbia)-4 (22 Ts/15A) (21)
22 t 25 t THE BANANA BOAT SONG –•– The Fontane Sisters (Dot)-8 (17A) (22)
22 t 41 MARIANNE –•– Terry Gilkyson and the Easy Riders (Columbia)-3 (11S/13A) (22)
24 18 t SINCE I MET YOU BABY –•– Ivory Joe Hunter (Atlantic)-14 (12)
25 21 t A ROSE AND A BABY RUTH –•– George Hamilton IV (ABC-Paramount)-16 (20J) (6)
26 13 t LOVE ME TENDER –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-18 (18 Ts/13J) (1)
27 29 t JIM DANDY –•– LaVern Baker and the Gliders (Atlantic)-8 (17S/20A) (24)
28 32 t I LOVE MY BABY (My Baby Loves Me) –•– Jill Corey (Columbia)-9 (28)
29 32 t CAN I STEAL A LITTLE LOVE –•– Frank Sinatra (Capitol)-5 (22 tA) (29)
30 t 21 t HEY JEALOUS LOVER –•– Frank Sinatra (Capitol)-17 (6)
30 t — YOUR WILD HEART –•– Joy Layne (Mercury)-1 (30)

32 24 JUST WALKING IN THE RAIN –•– Johnnie Ray (Columbia)-25 (2)
33 28 GONNA GET ALONG WITHOUT YA NOW –•– Patience and Prudence (Liberty)-12 (12)
34 t 40 PLAYING FOR KEEPS –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-3 (1S/24A/7J) (34)
34 t 45 WRINGLE WRANGLE –•– Fess Parker (Disneyland)-4 (16S) (34)
36 34 THE BANANA BOAT SONG –•– Steve Lawrence (Coral)-6 (18A) (30)
37 t 25 t CINCO ROBLES (Five Oaks) –•– Russell Arms (Era)-6 (25)
37 t 46 WRINGLE, WRANGLE –•– Bill Hayes (ABC-Paramount)-4 (37)
39 52 I MISS YOU SO –•– Chris Connor (Atlantic)-16 (39)
40 29 t ON MY WORD OF HONOR –•– The Platters (Mercury)-8 (27)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS:

41 35 AIN’T GOT NO HOME –•– Clarence Henry “Frog Man” (Argo)-10 (34)
45 t 38 t CINDY, OH CINDY –•– Eddie Fisher (RCA Victor)-18 (10)
45 t 31 YOUNG LOVE –•– The Crew-Cuts (Mercury)-6 (17J) (24)
48 36 LOOK HOMEWARD, ANGEL –•– Johnnie Ray (Columbia)-4 (10S/14J) (36)
50 37 THE BANANA BOAT SONG –•– Sarah Vaughan (Mercury)-8 (31)
67 38 t ONE IN A MILLION –•– The Platters (Mercury)-9 (31)

POWER HITS:

42 47 AUCTIONEER –•– Leroy Van Dyke (Dot)-13 (29)
43 53 t CINCO ROBLES (Five Oaks) –•– Les Paul and Mary Ford (Capitol)-6 (43)
44 49 ANASTASIA –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-9 (3S/2J) (37)
49 48 POOR BOY (From the “Love Me Tender” EP) –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-8 (35)

NEW THIS WEEK:

30 t — YOUR WILD HEART –•– Joy Layne (Mercury)-1 (30)
52 — BUTTERFLY –•– Charlie Gracie (Cameo)-1 (52)
56 — LITTLE BY LITTLE –•– Micki Marlo (ABC-Paramount)-1 (56)
74 t — BIRTHDAY PARTY –•– Sil Austin (Mercury)-1 (74)
76 t — COME GO WITH ME –•– The Dell-Vikings (Dot)-1 (76)
79 — CITY OF ANGELS –•– The Highlights (Bally)-16 (30)
82 — ONLY ONE LOVE –•– George Hamilton IV (ABC-Paramount)-1 (82)
83 t — RAM-BUNK-SHUSH –•– Bill Doggett (King)-1 (83)
85 — THE AUCTIONEER –•– Chuck Miller (Mercury)-8 (59)
87 — TWO DIFFERENT WORLDS –•– Roger Williams and Jane Morgan (Kapp)-12 (41)
88 t — TIGER LILY –•– Rusty Draper (Mercury)-1 (88)
92 — SHILREY –•– The Schooboys (Okeh)-1 (92)
93 — JUST IN TIME –•– Tony Bennett (Columbia)-14 (46)
97 t — BLUE MOON –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-17 (55)
99 — OLD SHEP (From the “Elvis (Volume 2)” EP) –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-2 (47)

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US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending: 13th February, 1957
Issue Date: 23th February, 1957

1 1 YOUNG LOVE –•– Tab Hunter (Dot)-7 (2 wks @ #1) (2S/1A/2J) (1)
2 2 t DON’T FORBID ME –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-10 (3S/3A/1J) (1)
3 t 2 t YOUNG LOVE –•– Sonny James (Capitol)-9 (4S/2A/4J) (2)
3 t 4 TOO MUCH –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-5 (1S/4A/5J) (3)
5 5 SINGING THE BLUES –•– Guy Mitchell (Columbia)-18 (6S/7A/3J) (1)
6 7 t BANANA BOAT (Day-O) –•– Harry Belafonte (RCA Victor)-7 (5S/5A/9J) (6)
7 6 MOONLIGHT GAMBLER –•– Frankie Laine (Columbia)-13 (8S/6A/6J) (3)
8 7 t THE BANANA BOAT SONG –•– The Tarriers (Glory)-10 (7S/8A/7J) (6)
9 9 BLUE MONDAY –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-8 (9S/9A/8J) (9)
10 10 YOU DON’T OWE ME A THING –•– Johnnie Ray (Columbia)-7 (11S/10A/12J) (10)

11 22 t MARIANNE –•– Terry Gilkyson and the Easy Riders (Columbia)-4 (10S/11A/19J) (11)
12 18 MARIANNE –•– The Hilltoppers Featuring Jimmy Sacca (Dot)-3 (17S/12A/14J) (12)
13 12 t I DREAMED –•– Betty Johnson (Bally)-14 (13A/15J) (12)
14 21 WHO NEEDS YOU –•– The Four Lads (Columbia)-5 (13 Ts/14A) (14)
15 17 LOVE IS STRANGE –•– Mickey and Sylvia (Groove)-8 (13 Ts/15A) (15)
16 15 BLUEBERRY HILL –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-21 (18S/10J) (4)
17 11 LOVE ME (From the “Elvis (Volume 1)” E.P.) –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-15 (24S/16J) (6)
18 20 JAMAICA FAREWELL –•– Harry Belanfonte (RCA Victor)-19 (21S/17J) (17)
19 19 KNEE DEEP IN THE BLUES –•– Guy Mitchell (Columbia)-7 (23S/18A) (19)
20 12 t THE GREEN DOOR –•– Jim Lowe (Dot)-23 (11J) (1)

21 34 t WRINGLE WRANGLE –•– Fess Parker (Disneyland)-5 (12S) (21)
22 14 ROCK-A-BYE YOUR BABY WITH A DIXIE MELODY –•– Jerry Lee Lewis (Decca)-14 (19S/20 tJ) (12)
23 37 t CINCO ROBLES (Five Oaks) –•– Russell Arms (Era)-7 (22S/23 tA) (23)
24 t 22 t THE BANANA BOAT SONG –•– The Fontane Sisters (Dot)-9 (16A/18J) (22)
24 t 16 TRUE LOVE –•– Bing Crosby and Grace Kelly (Capitol)-25 (23 tA) (4)
26 24 SINCE I MET YOU BABY –•– Ivory Joe Hunter (Atlantic)-15 (12)
27 t 29 CAN I STEAL A LITTLE LOVE –•– Frank Sinatra (Capitol)-6 (17A) (27)
27 t 26 LOVE ME TENDER –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-19 (25S/13J) (1)
29 28 I LOVE MY BABY (My Baby Loves Me) –•– Jill Corey (Columbia)-10 (28)
30 27 JIM DANDY –•– LaVern Baker and the Gliders (Atlantic)-9 (20S) (24)

31 52 BUTTERFLY –•– Charlie Gracie (Cameo)-2 (15S) (31)
32 36 THE BANANA BOAT SONG –•– Steve Lawrence (Coral)-7 (30)
33 30 t YOUR WILD HEART –•– Joy Layne (Mercury)-2 (20 tJ) (30)
34 37 t WRINGLE, WRANGLE –•– Bill Hayes (ABC-Paramount)-5 (34)
35 43 CINCO ROBLES (Five Oaks) –•– Les Paul and Mary Ford (Capitol)-7 (35)
36 34 t PLAYING FOR KEEPS –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-3 (1S/21A/5J) (34)
37 59 BALLERINA –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-3 (22A) (37)
38 t 30 t HEY JEALOUS LOVER –•– Frank Sinatra (Capitol)-18 (6)
38 t 51 WITHOUT LOVE (There Is Nothing) –•– Clyde McPhatter (Atlantic)-4 (19A) (38)
40 54 CHANTEZ-CHANTEZ (Shan-Tay, “Sing”) –•– Dinah Shore (RCA Victor)-3 (25A) (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS:

41 40 ON MY WORD OF HONOR –•– The Platters (Mercury)-9 (27)
46 25 A ROSE AND A BABY RUTH –•– George Hamilton IV (ABC-Paramount)-17 (6)
48 32 JUST WALKING IN THE RAIN –•– Johnnie Ray (Columbia)-26 (2)
49 39 I MISS YOU SO –•– Chris Connor (Atlantic)-17 (39)
50 33 GONNA GET ALONG WITHOUT YA NOW –•– Patience and Prudence (Liberty)-13 (12)

POWER HITS:

42 t — BUTTERFLY –•– Andy Williams (Cadence)-1 (42)
42 t — TEEN-AGE CRUSH –•– Tommy Sands (Capitol)-1 (16S) (42)
47 71 TAKE ME BACK BABY –•– Guy Mitchell (Columbia)-4 (23S) (47)

NEW THIS WEEK:

42 t — BUTTERFLY –•– Andy Williams (Cadence)-1 (42)
42 t — TEEN-AGE CRUSH –•– Tommy Sands (Capitol)-1 (16S) (42)
52 t — WALKIN’ AFTER MIDNIGHT –•– Patsy Cline (Decca)-1 (52)
54 — ROUND AND ROUND –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-1 (54)
58 — LUCKY LIPS –•– Ruth Brown (Atlantic)-1 (58)
68 — PARTY DOLL –•– Buddy Knox with the Rhythm Orchids (Roulette)-1 (68)
70 t — PARTY DOLL –•– Steve Lawrence (Coral)-1 (70)
78 — LET’S GO CALYPSO –•– Rusty Draper (Mercury)-1 (78)
80 — ALMOST PARADISE –•– The Norman Petty Trio (ABC-Paramount)-1 (80)
86 — SO RARE –•– The Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra (Fraternity)-1 (86)
92 t — ANYWAY YOU WANT ME (That’s How I Will Be) –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-9 (27)
94 t — I’M STICKIN’ WITH YOU –•– Jimmy Bowen with the Rhythm Orchids (Roulette)-1 (94)
97 — HOLIDAY FOR TROMBONES –•– David Rose and His Orchestra (MGM)-2 (84)
100 t — I WALK THE LINE –•– Johnny Cash (Sun)-22 (19)

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US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending: 20th February, 1957
Issue Date: 2nd March, 1957

1 1 YOUNG LOVE –•– Tab Hunter (Dot)-8 (3 wks @ #1) (1S/1A/1J) (1)
2 3 t TOO MUCH –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-6 (2S/3A/3J) (2)
3 2 DON’T FORBID ME –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-11 (3S/4A/2J) (1)
4 3 t YOUNG LOVE –•– Sonny James (Capitol)-10 (4S/2A/4J) (2)
5 6 BANANA BOAT (Day-O) –•– Harry Belafonte (RCA Victor)-8 (5S/5A/9J) (5)
6 8 THE BANANA BOAT SONG –•– The Tarriers (Glory)-11 (7S/8A/6J) (6)
7 t 7 MOONLIGHT GAMBLER –•– Frankie Laine (Columbia)-14 (9S/7A/7J) (3)
7 t 11 MARIANNE –•– Terry Gilkyson and the Easy Riders (Columbia)-5 (6S/6A/11J) (7)
9 5 SINGING THE BLUES –•– Guy Mitchell (Columbia)-19 (12S/10A/5J) (1)
10 9 BLUE MONDAY –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-9 (11S/13A/8J) (9)

11 12 MARIANNE –•– The Hilltoppers Featuring Jimmy Sacca (Dot)-4 (15S/9A/10J) (11)
12 10 YOU DON’T OWE ME A THING –•– Johnnie Ray (Columbia)-8 (16S/14A/13J) (10)
13 15 LOVE IS STRANGE –•– Mickey and Sylvia (Groove)-9 (14S/11A) (13)
14 42 t TEEN-AGE CRUSH –•– Tommy Sands (Capitol)-2 (8S/19A/20J) (14)
15 13 I DREAMED –•– Betty Johnson (Bally)-15 (22S/16A/18J) (12)
16 19 KNEE DEEP IN THE BLUES –•– Guy Mitchell (Columbia)-8 (23 Ts/17A/16J) (16)
17 42 t BUTTERFLY –•– Andy Williams (Cadence)-2 (19S) (17)
18 14 WHO NEEDS YOU –•– The Four Lads (Columbia)-6 (13S/12A) (14)
19 31 BUTTERFLY –•– Charlie Gracie (Cameo)-3 (10S/18A/17J) (19)
20 27 t CAN I STEAL A LITTLE LOVE –•– Frank Sinatra (Capitol)-7 (15A) (20)

21 16 BLUEBERRY HILL –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-22 (12J) (4)
22 30 JIM DANDY –•– LaVern Baker and the Gliders (Atlantic)-10 (17S) (22)
23 22 ROCK-A-BYE YOUR BABY WITH A DIXIE MELODY –•– Jerry Lee Lewis (Decca)-15 (19J) (12)
24 21 WRINGLE WRANGLE –•– Fess Parker (Disneyland)-6 (18S) (21)
25 18 JAMAICA FAREWELL –•– Harry Belanfonte (RCA Victor)-20 (17)
26 26 SINCE I MET YOU BABY –•– Ivory Joe Hunter (Atlantic)-16 (12)
27 24 t THE BANANA BOAT SONG –•– The Fontane Sisters (Dot)-10 (20A/14J) (22)
28 23 CINCO ROBLES (Five Oaks) –•– Russell Arms (Era)-8 (23)
29 24 t TRUE LOVE –•– Bing Crosby and Grace Kelly (Capitol)-26 (23A) (4)
30 52 t WALKIN’ AFTER MIDNIGHT –•– Patsy Cline (Decca)-2 (23 Ts) (30)

31 32 THE BANANA BOAT SONG –•– Steve Lawrence (Coral)-8 (30)
32 54 ROUND AND ROUND –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-2 (24A) (32)
33 t 68 PARTY DOLL –•– Buddy Knox with the Rhythm Orchids (Roulette)-2 (20S) (33)
33 t 34 WRINGLE, WRANGLE –•– Bill Hayes (ABC-Paramount)-6 (33)
35 29 I LOVE MY BABY (My Baby Loves Me) –•– Jill Corey (Columbia)-11 (28)
36 37 BALLERINA –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-4 (22A) (36)
37 t 36 PLAYING FOR KEEPS –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-4 (2S/25 tA/3J) (34)
37 t 33 YOUR WILD HEART –•– Joy Layne (Mercury)-3 (30)
39 58 LUCKY LIPS –•– Ruth Brown (Atlantic)-2 (25S) (39)
40 17 LOVE ME (From the “Elvis (Volume 1)” E.P.) –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-16 (25 tA) (6)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS:

41 27 t LOVE ME TENDER –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-20 (1)
43 40 CHANTEZ-CHANTEZ (Shan-Tay, “Sing”) –•– Dinah Shore (RCA Victor)-4 (40)
45 t 20 THE GREEN DOOR –•– Jim Lowe (Dot)-24 (15J) (1)
51 38 t WITHOUT LOVE (There Is Nothing) –•– Clyde McPhatter (Atlantic)-5 (21A) (38)
59 35 CINCO ROBLES (Five Oaks) –•– Les Paul and Mary Ford (Capitol)-8 (35)
67 t 38 t HEY JEALOUS LOVER –•– Frank Sinatra (Capitol)-19 (6)

POWER HITS:

42 49 I MISS YOU SO –•– Chris Connor (Atlantic)-18 (39)
45 t 62 t ONLY ONE LOVE –•– George Hamilton IV (ABC-Paramount)-3 (45)
45 t 70 t PARTY DOLL –•– Steve Lawrence (Coral)-2 (45)
48 94 t I’M STICKIN’ WITH YOU –•– Jimmy Bowen with the Rhythm Orchids (Roulette)-2 (48)
49 t — GONE –•– Ferlin Husky (Capitol)-1 (49)
49 t 61 THE GIRL CAN’T HELP IT –•– Little Richard (Specialty)-5 (57)

NEW THIS WEEK:

49 t — GONE –•– Ferlin Husky (Capitol)-1 (49)
63 — ALMOST PARADISE –•– Roger Williams (Kapp)-1 (63)
67 t — ALMOST PARADISE –•– Lou Stein (RKO Unique)-1 (67)
73 t — ONE STEP AT A TIME –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-1 (73)
79 — A THOUSAND MILES AWAY –•– The Heartbeats (Rama)-10 (53)
88 — NIGHT LIGHTS –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-18 (16)
89 — DREAMY EYES –•– The Four Preps (Capitol)-9 (56)
90 — TIGER LILY –•– Rusty Draper (Mercury)-2 (88)
91 — LEAVE IT TO LOVE –•– Sarah Vaughan (Mercury)-1 (91)
92 t — A POOR MAN’S ROSES (Or a Rich Man’s Gold) –•– Patti Page (Mercury)-1 (92)
92 t — SKYLINER –•– Carmen McRae (Decca)-1 (92)
94 t — A VERY SPECIAL LOVE (Song For the Ninth Day) –•– Mitch Miller and His Orchestra and Chorus (Columbia)-1 (94)
96 t — JUST BECAUSE –•– Lloyd Price (ABC-Paramount)-1 (96)
98 — MARIANNE –•– Burl Ives with the Trinidaddies (Decca)-1 (98)
99 — BUTTERFLY –•– Bob Carroll (Bally)-1 (99)

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US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending: 27th February, 1957
Issue Date: 9th March, 1957

1 1 YOUNG LOVE –•– Tab Hunter (Dot)-9 (4 wks @ #1) (1S/1A/2J) (1)
2 2 TOO MUCH –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-7 (2S/2A/1J) (2)
3 3 DON’T FORBID ME –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-12 (3S/4A/3J) (1)
4 4 YOUNG LOVE –•– Sonny James (Capitol)-11 (6S/3A/4J) (2)
5 5 BANANA BOAT (Day-O) –•– Harry Belafonte (RCA Victor)-9 (5S/5A/6J) (5)
6 7 t MARIANNE –•– Terry Gilkyson and the Easy Riders (Columbia)-6 (7S/6A/11J) (6)
7 14 TEEN-AGE CRUSH –•– Tommy Sands (Capitol)-3 (4S/8A/14J) (7)
8 11 MARIANNE –•– The Hilltoppers Featuring Jimmy Sacca (Dot)-5 (12S/7A/9J) (8)
9 7 t MOONLIGHT GAMBLER –•– Frankie Laine (Columbia)-15 (11S/10A/10J) (3)
10 10 BLUE MONDAY –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-10 (15S/15A/5J) (9)

11 6 THE BANANA BOAT SONG –•– The Tarriers (Glory)-12 (9S/19A/8J) (6)
12 19 BUTTERFLY –•– Charlie Gracie (Cameo)-4 (8S/18A/13J) (12)
13 9 SINGING THE BLUES –•– Guy Mitchell (Columbia)-20 (17S/17A/7J) (1)
14 17 BUTTERFLY –•– Andy Williams (Cadence)-3 (10S/13A/19J) (14)
15 13 LOVE IS STRANGE –•– Mickey and Sylvia (Groove)-10 (14S/14A/17J) (13)
16 18 WHO NEEDS YOU –•– The Four Lads (Columbia)-7 (20S/9A) (14)
17 12 YOU DON’T OWE ME A THING –•– Johnnie Ray (Columbia)-9 (23S/16A/12J) (10)
18 33 t PARTY DOLL –•– Buddy Knox with the Rhythm Orchids (Roulette)-3 (16S/20A/20J) (18)
19 t 15 I DREAMED –•– Betty Johnson (Bally)-16 (11A/18J) (12)
19 t 32 ROUND AND ROUND –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-3 (13S/12A) (19)

21 16 KNEE DEEP IN THE BLUES –•– Guy Mitchell (Columbia)-9 (16J) (16)
22 45 t PARTY DOLL –•– Steve Lawrence (Coral)-3 (25A) (22)
23 22 JIM DANDY –•– LaVern Baker and the Gliders (Atlantic)-11 (25S/23A) (22)
24 20 CAN I STEAL A LITTLE LOVE –•– Frank Sinatra (Capitol)-8 (22A) (20)
25 30 WALKIN’ AFTER MIDNIGHT –•– Patsy Cline (Decca)-3 (22S) (25)
26 t 39 LUCKY LIPS –•– Ruth Brown (Atlantic)-3 (25 tA) (26)
26 t 23 ROCK-A-BYE YOUR BABY WITH A DIXIE MELODY –•– Jerry Lee Lewis (Decca)-16 (12)
28 t 26 SINCE I MET YOU BABY –•– Ivory Joe Hunter (Atlantic)-17 (12)
28 t 24 WRINGLE WRANGLE –•– Fess Parker (Disneyland)-7 (24S) (21)
30 t 44 AIN’T GOT NO HOME –•– Clarence Henry “Frog Man” (Argo)-13 (30)
30 t 27 THE BANANA BOAT SONG –•– The Fontane Sisters (Dot)-11 (24A) (22)

32 t 31 THE BANANA BOAT SONG –•– Steve Lawrence (Coral)-9 (30)
32 t 48 I’M STICKIN’ WITH YOU –•– Jimmy Bowen with the Rhythm Orchids (Roulette)-3 (19S) (32)
34 28 CINCO ROBLES (Five Oaks) –•– Russell Arms (Era)-9 (23)
35 t 43 CHANTEZ-CHANTEZ (Shan-Tay, “Sing”) –•– Dinah Shore (RCA Victor)-5 (35)
35 t — I’M WALKIN’ –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-1 (18S) (35)
37 t 42 I MISS YOU SO –•– Chris Connor (Atlantic)-19 (37)
37 t 45 t ONLY ONE LOVE –•– George Hamilton IV (ABC-Paramount)-4 (37)
39 25 JAMAICA FAREWELL –•– Harry Belanfonte (RCA Victor)-21 (17)
40 t 49 t GONE –•– Ferlin Husky (Capitol)-2 (40)
40 t 37 t YOUR WILD HEART –•– Joy Layne (Mercury)-4 (30)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS:

42 35 I LOVE MY BABY (My Baby Loves Me) –•– Jill Corey (Columbia)-12 (28)
43 21 BLUEBERRY HILL –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-23 (15J) (4)
44 33 t WRINGLE, WRANGLE –•– Bill Hayes (ABC-Paramount)-7 (33)
47 36 BALLERINA –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-5 (21A) (36)
48 29 TRUE LOVE –•– Bing Crosby and Grace Kelly (Capitol)-27 (4)
57 37 t PLAYING FOR KEEPS –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-5 (2S/1J) (34)
62 t 40 LOVE ME (From the “Elvis (Volume 1)” E.P.) –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-17 (6)

POWER HITS:

45 59 CINCO ROBLES (Five Oaks) –•– Les Paul and Mary Ford (Capitol)-9 (35)
46 63 ALMOST PARADISE –•– Roger Williams (Kapp)-2 (46)
49 67 t ALMOST PARADISE –•– Lou Stein (RKO Unique)-2 (49)

NEW THIS WEEK:

35 t — I’M WALKIN’ –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-1 (18S) (35)
54 — TRICKY –•– Ralph Marterie and His Orchestra (Mercury)-1 (54)
64 t — MARIANNE –•– The Lane Brothers (RCA Victor)-1 (64)
69 — FOOLS FALL IN LOVE –•– The Drifters (Atlantic)-1 (69)
73 — EVER LOVIN’ FINGERS –•– Jimmy Bowen with the Rhythm Orchids (Roulette)-1 (19S) (73)
75 t — MI CASA, SU CASA (My House Is Your House) –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-1 (13S) (75)
88 — THE WATERMELON SONG –•– Tennessee Ernie Ford (Capitol)-1 (88)
89 — NOTHING IS TOO GOOD FOR YOU –•– The Harvey Boys (Cadence)-1 (89)
90 t — HOLD ‘EM JOE –•– Harry Belafonte (RCA Victor)-1 (90)
93 t — ONE SUIT –•– Tennessee Ernie Ford (Capitol)-1 (93)
95 — SINGING THE BLUES –•– Marty Robbins (Columbia)-17 (26)
96 t — REPEAT AFTER ME –•– Patti Page (Mercury)-5 (53)
96 t — TOWER’S TROT (And Then You Can Do That Step) –•– Dick Jacob and His Chorus and His Orchestra (Coral)-1 (96)
96 t — YOUR LOVE FOR ME –•– Frank Sinatra (Capitol)-7 (60)
99 — GREENSLEEVES –•– The Beverly Sisters (London)-10 (41)

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US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending: 6th March, 1957
Issue Date: 16th March, 1957

1 1 YOUNG LOVE –•– Tab Hunter (Dot)-10 (5 wks @ #1) (1S/1A/1J) (1)
2 2 TOO MUCH –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-8 (3S/2A/2J) (2)
3 3 DON’T FORBID ME –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-13 (4S/4A/3J) (1)
4 4 YOUNG LOVE –•– Sonny James (Capitol)-12 (8S/3A/4J) (2)
5 6 MARIANNE –•– Terry Gilkyson and the Easy Riders (Columbia)-7 (6S/5A/8J) (5)
6 5 BANANA BOAT (Day-O) –•– Harry Belafonte (RCA Victor)-10 (5S/12A/5J) (5)
7 7 TEEN-AGE CRUSH –•– Tommy Sands (Capitol)-4 (2S/7A/14J) (7)
8 8 MARIANNE –•– The Hilltoppers Featuring Jimmy Sacca (Dot)-6 (13S/6A/6J) (8)
9 14 BUTTERFLY –•– Andy Williams (Cadence)-4 (12S/8A/13J) (9)
10 9 MOONLIGHT GAMBLER –•– Frankie Laine (Columbia)-16 (16S/15A/7J) (3)

11 12 BUTTERFLY –•– Charlie Gracie (Cameo)-5 (7S/16A/15J) (11)
12 19 t ROUND AND ROUND –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-4 (9S/10A) (12)
13 18 PARTY DOLL –•– Buddy Knox with the Rhythm Orchids (Roulette)-4 (10S/13A/18J) (13)
14 10 BLUE MONDAY –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-11 (15S/17A/10J) (9)
15 15 LOVE IS STRANGE –•– Mickey and Sylvia (Groove)-11 (11S/11A) (13)
16 16 WHO NEEDS YOU –•– The Four Lads (Columbia)-8 (20S/9A/17J) (14)
17 11 THE BANANA BOAT SONG –•– The Tarriers (Glory)-13 (17S/21A/9J) (6)
18 13 SINGING THE BLUES –•– Guy Mitchell (Columbia)-21 (25 Ts/20A/11J) (1)
19 17 YOU DON’T OWE ME A THING –•– Johnnie Ray (Columbia)-10 (22A/12J) (10)
20 22 PARTY DOLL –•– Steve Lawrence (Coral)-4 (21S/19J) (20)

21 25 WALKIN’ AFTER MIDNIGHT –•– Patsy Cline (Decca)-4 (24 Ts/25A/20J) (21)
22 19 t I DREAMED –•– Betty Johnson (Bally)-17 (22S/14A/18J) (12)
23 23 JIM DANDY –•– LaVern Baker and the Gliders (Atlantic)-12 (22)
24 21 KNEE DEEP IN THE BLUES –•– Guy Mitchell (Columbia)-10 (16J) (16)
25 32 t I’M STICKIN’ WITH YOU –•– Jimmy Bowen with the Rhythm Orchids (Roulette)-4 (18S) (25)
26 52 COME GO WITH ME –•– The Dell-Vikings (Dot)-5 (19S) (26)
27 35 t I’M WALKIN’ –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-2 (14S) (27)
28 40 t GONE –•– Ferlin Husky (Capitol)-3 (23A) (28)
29 24 CAN I STEAL A LITTLE LOVE –•– Frank Sinatra (Capitol)-9 (19A) (20)
30 26 t LUCKY LIPS –•– Ruth Brown (Atlantic)-4 (26)

31 34 CINCO ROBLES (Five Oaks) –•– Russell Arms (Era)-10 (23)
32 39 JAMAICA FAREWELL –•– Harry Belanfonte (RCA Victor)-22 (17)
33 28 t WRINGLE WRANGLE –•– Fess Parker (Disneyland)-8 (21)
34 37 t I MISS YOU SO –•– Chris Connor (Atlantic)-20 (34)
35 30 t THE BANANA BOAT SONG –•– The Fontane Sisters (Dot)-12 (24A) (22)
36 t 51 BAD BOY –•– The Jive Bombers (Savoy)-7 (36)
36 t 37 t ONLY ONE LOVE –•– George Hamilton IV (ABC-Paramount)-5 (36)
38 t 47 BALLERINA –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-6 (18A) (36)
38 t 35 t CHANTEZ-CHANTEZ (Shan-Tay, “Sing”) –•– Dinah Shore (RCA Victor)-6 (35)
40 46 ALMOST PARADISE –•– Roger Williams (Kapp)-3 (25 Ts) (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS:

41 t 40 t YOUR WILD HEART –•– Joy Layne (Mercury)-5 (30)
44 t 26 t ROCK-A-BYE YOUR BABY WITH A DIXIE MELODY –•– Jerry Lee Lewis (Decca)-17 (12)
46 28 t SINCE I MET YOU BABY –•– Ivory Joe Hunter (Atlantic)-18 (12)
48 32 t THE BANANA BOAT SONG –•– Steve Lawrence (Coral)-10 (30)
74 30 t AIN’T GOT NO HOME –•– Clarence Henry “Frog Man” (Argo)-14 (30)

POWER HITS:

41 t 42 I LOVE MY BABY (My Baby Loves Me) –•– Jill Corey (Columbia)-13 (28)
43 49 ALMOST PARADISE –•– Lou Stein (RKO Unique)-3 (43)
44 t 45 CINCO ROBLES (Five Oaks) –•– Les Paul and Mary Ford (Capitol)-10 (35)
47 48 TRUE LOVE –•– Bing Crosby and Grace Kelly (Capitol)-28 (4)
49 — WHY BABY WHY –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-1 (49)
50 75 t MI CASA, SU CASA (My House Is Your House) –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-2 (9S) (50)

NEW THIS WEEK:

49 — WHY BABY WHY –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-1 (49)
58 t — I’M WAITING JUST FOR YOU –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-1 (58)
63 t — THE WALL –•– Patti Page (Mercury)-1 (63)
67 — LITTLE DARLIN’ –•– The Diamonds (Mercury)-1 (22 Ts) (67)
68 — SILENT LIPS –•– Georgia Gibbs (Mercury)-1 (68)
76 — SITTIN’ IN THE BALCONY –•– Johnny Dee (John D. Loudermilk) (Colonial)-1 (76)
80 — A ROSE AND A BABY RUTH –•– George Hamilton IV (ABC-Paramount)-19 (6)
89 t — THE BIG BEAT –•– Dick Jacob and His Chorus and His Orchestra (Coral)-1 (89)
91 — (The Bad Donkey) PUM-PA-LUM –•– Steve Lawrence (Coral)-1 (21S/19J) (91)
92 — ON TREASURE ISLAND –•– Gale Storm (Dot)-1 (92)
96 t — ‘S WONDERFUL –•– Ray Conniff (Columbia)-1 (96)
99 — LUCKY LIPS –•– Gale Storm (Dot)-1 (99)
100 t — MANGOS –•– Rosemary Clooney (Columbia)-1 (100)
100 t — BUTTERFLY –•– Bob Carroll (Bally)-2 (99)

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US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending: 13th March, 1957
Issue Date: 23rd March, 1957

1 1 YOUNG LOVE –•– Tab Hunter (Dot)-11 (6 wks @ #1) (1S/1A/1J) (1)
2 2 TOO MUCH –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-9 (7S/5A/2J) (2)
3 7 TEEN-AGE CRUSH –•– Tommy Sands (Capitol)-5 (2S/6A/9J) (3)
4 3 DON’T FORBID ME –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-14 (11S/4A/3J) (1)
5 9 BUTTERFLY –•– Andy Williams (Cadence)-5 (10S/2A/7J) (5)
6 4 YOUNG LOVE –•– Sonny James (Capitol)-13 (12S/3A/5J) (2)
7 5 MARIANNE –•– Terry Gilkyson and the Easy Riders (Columbia)-8 (9S/8A/6J) (5)
8 12 ROUND AND ROUND –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-5 (4S/7A/15J) (8)
9 t 6 BANANA BOAT (Day-O) –•– Harry Belafonte (RCA Victor)-11 (8S/10A/8J) (5)
9 t 8 MARIANNE –•– The Hilltoppers Featuring Jimmy Sacca (Dot)-7 (13S/9A/4J) (8)

11 13 PARTY DOLL –•– Buddy Knox with the Rhythm Orchids (Roulette)-5 (3S/11A/14J) (11)
12 11 BUTTERFLY –•– Charlie Gracie (Cameo)-6 (5S/14A/12J) (11)
13 27 I’M WALKIN’ –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-3 (6S/12A/20 tJ) (13)
14 17 THE BANANA BOAT SONG –•– The Tarriers (Glory)-14 (24S/18A/10J) (6)
15 t 20 PARTY DOLL –•– Steve Lawrence (Coral)-5 (17S/17A/19J) (15)
15 t 15 LOVE IS STRANGE –•– Mickey and Sylvia (Groove)-12 (16S/15A) (13)
17 t 10 MOONLIGHT GAMBLER –•– Frankie Laine (Columbia)-17 (23S/21A/13J) (3)
17 t 16 WHO NEEDS YOU –•– The Four Lads (Columbia)-9 (22S/13A) (14)
19 14 BLUE MONDAY –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-12 (25S/23A/11J) (9)
20 21 WALKIN’ AFTER MIDNIGHT –•– Patsy Cline (Decca)-5 (21S/24A/16J) (20)

21 28 GONE –•– Ferlin Husky (Capitol)-4 (19S/16A) (21)
22 67 LITTLE DARLIN’ –•– The Diamonds (Mercury)-2 (14S) (22)
23 49 WHY BABY WHY –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-2 (18S/20A) (23)
24 26 COME GO WITH ME –•– The Dell-Vikings (Dot)-6 (15S) (24)
25 18 SINGING THE BLUES –•– Guy Mitchell (Columbia)-22 (18J) (1)
26 23 JIM DANDY –•– LaVern Baker and the Gliders (Atlantic)-13 (22)
27 22 I DREAMED –•– Betty Johnson (Bally)-18 (12)
28 24 KNEE DEEP IN THE BLUES –•– Guy Mitchell (Columbia)-11 (20 tJ) (16)
29 25 I’M STICKIN’ WITH YOU –•– Jimmy Bowen with the Rhythm Orchids (Roulette)-5 (20S) (25)
30 30 LUCKY LIPS –•– Ruth Brown (Atlantic)-5 (26)

31 86 A POOR MAN’S ROSES (Or a Rich Man’s Gold) –•– Patti Page (Mercury)-4 (25A) (31)
32 — I’M SORRY –•– The Platters (Mercury)-1 (32)
33 t — MAMA LOOK AT BUBU –•– Harry Belafonte (RCA Victor)-1 (33)
33 t 36 t ONLY ONE LOVE –•– George Hamilton IV (ABC-Paramount)-6 (33)
35 40 ALMOST PARADISE –•– Roger Williams (Kapp)-4 (35)
36 44 t CINCO ROBLES (Five Oaks) –•– Les Paul and Mary Ford (Capitol)-11 (35)
37 33 WRINGLE WRANGLE –•– Fess Parker (Disneyland)-9 (21)
38 58 t I’M WAITING JUST FOR YOU –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-2 (18S) (38)
39 31 CINCO ROBLES (Five Oaks) –•– Russell Arms (Era)-11 (23)
40 41 t YOUR WILD HEART –•– Joy Layne (Mercury)-6 (30)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS:

41 t 38 t BALLERINA –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-7 (19A) (36)
41 t 38 t CHANTEZ-CHANTEZ (Shan-Tay, “Sing”) –•– Dinah Shore (RCA Victor)-7 (35)
43 t 36 t BAD BOY –•– The Jive Bombers (Savoy)-8 (36)
48 29 CAN I STEAL A LITTLE LOVE –•– Frank Sinatra (Capitol)-10 (20)
50 35 THE BANANA BOAT SONG –•– The Fontane Sisters (Dot)-13 (22)
52 t 32 JAMAICA FAREWELL –•– Harry Belanfonte (RCA Victor)-23 (17)
57 34 I MISS YOU SO –•– Chris Connor (Atlantic)-21 (34)

POWER HITS:

43 t 63 t THE WALL –•– Patti Page (Mercury)-2 (43)
45 t 53 t TRICKY –•– Ralph Marterie and His Orchestra (Mercury)-3 (45)
47 52 WRINGLE, WRANGLE –•– Bill Hayes (ABC-Paramount)-9 (33)
49 56 JUST BECAUSE –•– Lloyd Price (ABC-Paramount)-4 (49)

NEW THIS WEEK:

32 — I’M SORRY –•– The Platters (Mercury)-1 (32)
33 t — MAMA LOOK AT BUBU –•– Harry Belafonte (RCA Victor)-1 (33)
55 — SITTIN’ IN THE BALCONY –•– Eddie Cochran (Liberty)-1 (55)
68 — PAMELA THROWS A PARTY –•– Joe Reisman and His Orchestra (RCA Victor)-1 (68)
76 t — CALYPSO MELODY –•– David Rose and His Orchestra (MGM)-1 (76)
84 t — FOOLS FALL IN LOVE –•– The Drifters (Atlantic)-2 (69)
89 — YOUR TRUE LOVE –•– Carl Perkins (Sun)-1 (89)
90 — LUCILLE –•– Little Richard (Specialty)-1 (90)
91 t — MARIANNE –•– Burl Ives with the Trinidaddies (Decca)-3 (86)
91 t — WIND IN THE WILLOWS –•– Jo Stafford (Columbia)-1 (91)
94 — PIED PIPER –•– Billy Williams (Coral)-1 (94)
97 — THE SHIP THAT NEVER SAILED –•– David Caroll and His Orchestra (Mercury)-1 (97)
98 t — BABY DOLL –•– Andy Williams (Cadence)-14 (33)
100 t — NINETY-NINE WAYS –•– Tab Hunter (Dot)-1 (100)

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US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending: 20th March, 1957
Issue Date: 30th March, 1957

1 5 BUTTERFLY –•– Andy Williams (Cadence)-6 (1 wk @ #1) (4S/1A/5J) (1)
2 1 YOUNG LOVE –•– Tab Hunter (Dot)-12 (8S/3A/1J) (1)
3 8 ROUND AND ROUND –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-6 (2S/2A/11J) (3)
4 3 TEEN-AGE CRUSH –•– Tommy Sands (Capitol)-6 (5S/4A/7J) (3)
5 11 PARTY DOLL –•– Buddy Knox with the Rhythm Orchids (Roulette)-6 (1S/7A/9J) (5)
6 t 4 DON’T FORBID ME –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-15 (11S/8A/3J) (1)
6 t 7 MARIANNE –•– Terry Gilkyson and the Easy Riders (Columbia)-9 (9S/6A/6J) (5)
8 t 12 BUTTERFLY –•– Charlie Gracie (Cameo)-7 (3S/13A/8J) (8)
8 t 2 TOO MUCH –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-10 (14 Ts/9A/2J) (2)
10 9 t MARIANNE –•– The Hilltoppers Featuring Jimmy Sacca (Dot)-8 (13S/10A/4J) (8)

11 13 I’M WALKIN’ –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-4 (6S/11A/14J) (11)
12 6 YOUNG LOVE –•– Sonny James (Capitol)-14 (18S/5A/10J) (2)
13 9 t BANANA BOAT (Day-O) –•– Harry Belafonte (RCA Victor)-12 (16S/12A/12J) (5)
14 22 LITTLE DARLIN’ –•– The Diamonds (Mercury)-3 (7S/17A/20J) (14)
15 15 t PARTY DOLL –•– Steve Lawrence (Coral)-6 (14 Ts/14A/19J) (15)
16 23 WHY BABY WHY –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-3 (10S/16A/15 tJ) (16)
17 20 WALKIN’ AFTER MIDNIGHT –•– Patsy Cline (Decca)-6 (21S/22A/13J) (17)
18 15 t LOVE IS STRANGE –•– Mickey and Sylvia (Groove)-13 (19S/19A) (13)
19 21 GONE –•– Ferlin Husky (Capitol)-5 (17S/18A) (19)
20 17 t WHO NEEDS YOU –•– The Four Lads (Columbia)-10 (15A) (14)

21 17 t MOONLIGHT GAMBLER –•– Frankie Laine (Columbia)-18 (25A/18J) (3)
22 24 COME GO WITH ME –•– The Dell-Vikings (Dot)-7 (12S) (22)
23 14 THE BANANA BOAT SONG –•– The Tarriers (Glory)-15 (25 Ts/15 tJ) (6)
24 32 I’M SORRY –•– The Platters (Mercury)-2 (24S) (24)
25 33 t MAMA LOOK AT BUBU –•– Harry Belafonte (RCA Victor)-2 (22S) (25)
26 29 I’M STICKIN’ WITH YOU –•– Jimmy Bowen with the Rhythm Orchids (Roulette)-6 (20S) (25)
27 t 19 BLUE MONDAY –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-13 (17J) (9)
27 t 31 A POOR MAN’S ROSES (Or a Rich Man’s Gold) –•– Patti Page (Mercury)-5 (23A) (27)
29 55 SITTIN’ IN THE BALCONY –•– Eddie Cochran (Liberty)-2 (23S) (29)
30 38 I’M WAITING JUST FOR YOU –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-3 (10S/15 tJ) (30)

31 27 I DREAMED –•– Betty Johnson (Bally)-19 (21A) (12)
32 26 JIM DANDY –•– LaVern Baker and the Gliders (Atlantic)-14 (22)
33 35 ALMOST PARADISE –•– Roger Williams (Kapp)-5 (33)
34 41 t CHANTEZ-CHANTEZ (Shan-Tay, “Sing”) –•– Dinah Shore (RCA Victor)-8 (24A) (34)
35 25 SINGING THE BLUES –•– Guy Mitchell (Columbia)-23 (1)
36 — YOU DON’T OWE ME A THING –•– Johnnie Ray (Columbia)-11 (10)
37 30 LUCKY LIPS –•– Ruth Brown (Atlantic)-6 (26)
38 33 t ONLY ONE LOVE –•– George Hamilton IV (ABC-Paramount)-7 (33)
39 t 45 t ALMOST PARADISE –•– Lou Stein (RKO Unique)-5 (39)
39 t 45 t TRICKY –•– Ralph Marterie and His Orchestra (Mercury)-4 (39)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS:

43 t 36 CINCO ROBLES (Five Oaks) –•– Les Paul and Mary Ford (Capitol)-12 (35)
47 28 KNEE DEEP IN THE BLUES –•– Guy Mitchell (Columbia)-12 (16)
67 40 YOUR WILD HEART –•– Joy Layne (Mercury)-7 (30)
69 39 CINCO ROBLES (Five Oaks) –•– Russell Arms (Era)-12 (23)
87 37 WRINGLE WRANGLE –•– Fess Parker (Disneyland)-10 (21)

POWER HITS:

41 90 LUCILLE –•– Little Richard (Specialty)-2 (41)
42 100 t NINETY-NINE WAYS –•– Tab Hunter (Dot)-2 (25S/20A) (42)
43 t 56 ONE STEP AT A TIME –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-5 (43)
45 59 SITTIN’ IN THE BALCONY –•– Johnny Dee (John D. Loudermilk) (Colonial)-3 (45)
46 54 BLUEBERRY HILL –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-26 (4)
50 94 PIED PIPER –•– Billy Williams (Coral)-2 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK:

36 — YOU DON’T OWE ME A THING –•– Johnnie Ray (Columbia)-11 (10)
68 — PARTY DOLL –•– Wangy Manone and His Orchestra (Decca)-1 (68)
70 — LOVE IS A GOLDEN RING –•– Frankie Laine and the Easy Riders (Columbia)-1 (70)
80 t — BAHAMA MAMA –•– The Four Aces Featuring Al Alberts (Decca)-1 (80)
84 — MARIANNE –•– The Lane Brothers (RCA Victor)-3 (64)
88 — FIRST DATE, FIRST KISS, FIRST LOVE –•– Sonny James (Capitol)-1 (88)
89 t — DON’T GET AROUND MUCH ANYMORE –•– Tab Hunter (Dot)-1 (25S) (89)
89 t — PRETEND –•– Tab Smith (His Fabulous Alto and His Band) (United)-1 (89)
92 — DREAMY EYES –•– The Four Preps (Capitol)-12 (56)
94 — LET THERE BE YOU –•– The Five Keys (Capitol)-1 (94)
96 — YOU’RE MINE –•– The Four Aces Featuring Al Alberts (Decca)-1 (96)

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US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending: 27th March, 1957
Issue Date: 6th April, 1957

1 1 BUTTERFLY –•– Andy Williams (Cadence)-7 (2 wks @ #1) (8S/1A/2J) (1)
2 3 ROUND AND ROUND –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-7 (1S/2A/10J) (2)
3 2 YOUNG LOVE –•– Tab Hunter (Dot)-13 (12 Ts/3A/1J) (1)
4 5 PARTY DOLL –•– Buddy Knox with the Rhythm Orchids (Roulette)-7 (3S/5A/8J) (4)
5 4 TEEN-AGE CRUSH –•– Tommy Sands (Capitol)-7 (7S/4A/9J) (3)
6 11 I’M WALKIN’ –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-5 (5S/7A/11J) (6)
7 6 t MARIANNE –•– Terry Gilkyson and the Easy Riders (Columbia)-10 (12 Ts/9A/4J) (5)
8 8 t BUTTERFLY –•– Charlie Gracie (Cameo)-8 (4S/15A/6J) (8)
9 14 LITTLE DARLIN’ –•– The Diamonds (Mercury)-4 (2S/11A/17J) (9)
10 19 GONE –•– Ferlin Husky (Capitol)-6 (10S/8A/18J) (10)

11 t 6 t DON’T FORBID ME –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-16 (16S/13A/7J) (1)
11 t 10 MARIANNE –•– The Hilltoppers Featuring Jimmy Sacca (Dot)-9 (19S/14A/3J) (8)
13 8 t TOO MUCH –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-11 (21S/12A/5J) (2)
14 12 YOUNG LOVE –•– Sonny James (Capitol)-15 (20S/6A/13J) (2)
15 15 PARTY DOLL –•– Steve Lawrence (Coral)-7 (17S/10A/16J) (15)
16 16 WHY BABY WHY –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-4 (11S/16A/14J) (16)
17 13 BANANA BOAT (Day-O) –•– Harry Belafonte (RCA Victor)-13 (15S/18A/15J) (5)
18 17 WALKIN’ AFTER MIDNIGHT –•– Patsy Cline (Decca)-7 (24S/22A/12J) (17)
19 20 WHO NEEDS YOU –•– The Four Lads (Columbia)-11 (25S/17A/20 tJ) (14)
20 22 COME GO WITH ME –•– The Dell-Vikings (Dot)-8 (6S/21A) (20)

21 25 MAMA LOOK AT BUBU –•– Harry Belafonte (RCA Victor)-3 (14S/24A) (21)
22 26 I’M STICKIN’ WITH YOU –•– Jimmy Bowen with the Rhythm Orchids (Roulette)-7 (18S/23A) (22)
23 42 NINETY-NINE WAYS –•– Tab Hunter (Dot)-3 (23S/19A) (23)
24 29 SITTIN’ IN THE BALCONY –•– Eddie Cochran (Liberty)-3 (22S/20 tJ) (24)
25 18 LOVE IS STRANGE –•– Mickey and Sylvia (Groove)-14 (25A) (13)
26 — ALL SHOOK UP –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-1 (9S) (26)
27 30 I’M WAITING JUST FOR YOU –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-4 (11S/14J) (27)
28 33 ALMOST PARADISE –•– Roger Williams (Kapp)-6 (28)
29 24 I’M SORRY –•– The Platters (Mercury)-3 (24)
30 23 THE BANANA BOAT SONG –•– The Tarriers (Glory)-16 (6)

31 39 t ALMOST PARADISE –•– Lou Stein (RKO Unique)-6 (31)
32 41 LUCILLE –•– Little Richard (Specialty)-3 (32)
33 21 MOONLIGHT GAMBLER –•– Frankie Laine (Columbia)-19 (19J) (3)
34 31 I DREAMED –•– Betty Johnson (Bally)-20 (12)
35 t 51 t JUST BECAUSE –•– Lloyd Price (ABC-Paramount)-6 (35)
35 t 32 JIM DANDY –•– LaVern Baker and the Gliders (Atlantic)-15 (22)
37 39 t TRICKY –•– Ralph Marterie and His Orchestra (Mercury)-5 (37)
38 45 SITTIN’ IN THE BALCONY –•– Johnny Dee (John D. Loudermilk) (Colonial)-4 (38)
39 27 t A POOR MAN’S ROSES (Or a Rich Man’s Gold) –•– Patti Page (Mercury)-6 (20A) (27)
40 34 CHANTEZ-CHANTEZ (Shan-Tay, “Sing”) –•– Dinah Shore (RCA Victor)-9 (34)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS:

41 38 ONLY ONE LOVE –•– George Hamilton IV (ABC-Paramount)-8 (33)
43 27 t BLUE MONDAY –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-14 (9)
47 37 LUCKY LIPS –•– Ruth Brown (Atlantic)-7 (26)
48 t 35 SINGING THE BLUES –•– Guy Mitchell (Columbia)-24 (1)
48 t 36 YOU DON’T OWE ME A THING –•– Johnnie Ray (Columbia)-12 (10)

POWER HITS:

42 77 t SO RARE –•– The Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra (Fraternity)-7 (42)
45 55 (The Bad Donkey) PUM-PA-LUM –•– Steve Lawrence (Coral)-4 (17S/16J) (45)
46 71 t CALYPSO MELODY –•– David Rose and His Orchestra (MGM)-3 (46)
50 t 70 LOVE IS A GOLDEN RING –•– Frankie Laine and the Easy Riders (Columbia)-2 (50)
50 t 51 t MANGOS –•– Rosemary Clooney (Columbia)-4 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK:

26 — ALL SHOOK UP –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-1 (9S) (26)
52 — AFTER SCHOOL –•– Randy Starr (Dale)-1 (52)
61 — BUTTERFLY –•– Bob Carroll (Bally)-3 (61)
62 — THE WALL –•– Eileen Rodgers (Columbia)-1 (62)
65 — EMPTY ARMS –•– Teresa Brewer (Coral)-1 (65)
67 t — SEND ME SOME LOVIN’ –•– Little Richard (Specialty)-1 (67)
71 — ROCK-A-BILLY –•– Guy Mitchell (Columbia)-1 (71)
73 — ‘S WONDERFUL –•– Ray Conniff (Columbia)-2 (73)
78 — SCHOOL DAY –•– Chuck Berry (Chess)-1 (78)
80 — LITTLE DARLIN’ –•– The Gladiolas (Excello)-1 (80)
81 — LOOK HOMEWARD, ANGEL –•– Johnnie Ray (Columbia)-9 (36)
82 — ON TREASURE ISLAND –•– Gale Storm (Dot)-3 (74)
84 t — MARIANNE –•– Burl Ives with the Trinidaddies (Decca)-4 (84)
86 t — PLEDGE OF LOVE –•– Ken Copeland (Imperial)-1 (86)
91 — HE’S MINE –•– The Platters (Mercury)-1 (91)
93 — LOVE ME (From the “Elvis (Volume 1)” E.P.) –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-19 (6)
96 — THE BIG BEAT –•– Dick Jacob and His Chorus and His Orchestra (Coral)-3 (87)
99 — TRUE LOVE –•– Bing Crosby and Grace Kelly (Capitol)-30 (4)
100 t — FORTY CUPS OF COFFEE –•– Bill Haley and His Comets (Decca)-1 (100)

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US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending: 3rd April, 1957
Issue Date: 13th April, 1957

1 1 BUTTERFLY –•– Andy Williams (Cadence)-8 (3 wks @ #1) (5 Ts/2A/3 tJ) (1)
2 4 PARTY DOLL –•– Buddy Knox with the Rhythm Orchids (Roulette)-8 (3S/6A/2J) (2)
3 2 ROUND AND ROUND –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-8 (4S/1A/7J) (2)
4 9 LITTLE DARLIN’ –•– The Diamonds (Mercury)-5 (2S/3A/10 tJ) (4)
5 6 I’M WALKIN’ –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-6 (8S/4A/6J) (5)
6 t 26 ALL SHOOK UP –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-2 (1S/7A/19 tJ) (6)
6 t 3 YOUNG LOVE –•– Tab Hunter (Dot)-14 (16S/10A/3 tJ) (1)
8 7 t MARIANNE –•– Terry Gilkyson and the Easy Riders (Columbia)-11 (13S/12A/5J) (5)
9 t 8 BUTTERFLY –•– Charlie Gracie (Cameo)-9 (10S/20A/1J) (8)
9 t 5 TEEN-AGE CRUSH –•– Tommy Sands (Capitol)-8 (11S/11A/9J) (3)

11 t 10 GONE –•– Ferlin Husky (Capitol)-7 (9S/8A/16J) (10)
11 t 16 WHY BABY WHY –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-5 (5 Ts/9A/10 tJ) (11)
13 15 PARTY DOLL –•– Steve Lawrence (Coral)-8 (14S/5A/17J) (13)
14 11 t MARIANNE –•– The Hilltoppers Featuring Jimmy Sacca (Dot)-10 (15S/13A/8J) (8)
15 11 t DON’T FORBID ME –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-17 (20S/17A/13J) (1)
16 23 NINETY-NINE WAYS –•– Tab Hunter (Dot)-4 (17S/15A/19 tJ) (16)
17 20 COME GO WITH ME –•– The Dell-Vikings (Dot)-9 (7S/16A) (17)
18 13 TOO MUCH –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-12 (19S/21A/14J) (2)
19 21 MAMA LOOK AT BUBU –•– Harry Belafonte (RCA Victor)-4 (12S/19 tJ) (19)
20 14 YOUNG LOVE –•– Sonny James (Capitol)-16 (18A/12J) (2)

21 17 BANANA BOAT (Day-O) –•– Harry Belafonte (RCA Victor)-14 (22 Ts/23A/18J) (5)
22 t 22 I’M STICKIN’ WITH YOU –•– Jimmy Bowen with the Rhythm Orchids (Roulette)-8 (18S/24A) (22)
22 t 18 WALKIN’ AFTER MIDNIGHT –•– Patsy Cline (Decca)-8 (25S/15J) (17)
24 24 SITTIN’ IN THE BALCONY –•– Eddie Cochran (Liberty)-4 (22 Ts) (24)
25 19 WHO NEEDS YOU –•– The Four Lads (Columbia)-12 (19A) (14)
26 25 LOVE IS STRANGE –•– Mickey and Sylvia (Groove)-15 (13)
27 32 LUCILLE –•– Little Richard (Specialty)-4 (21S) (27)
28 29 I’M SORRY –•– The Platters (Mercury)-4 (24S) (24)
29 35 t JUST BECAUSE –•– Lloyd Price (ABC-Paramount)-7 (29)
30 30 THE BANANA BOAT SONG –•– The Tarriers (Glory)-17 (6)

31 28 ALMOST PARADISE –•– Roger Williams (Kapp)-7 (28)
32 40 CHANTEZ-CHANTEZ (Shan-Tay, “Sing”) –•– Dinah Shore (RCA Victor)-10 (22A) (32)
33 27 I’M WAITING JUST FOR YOU –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-5 (5 Ts/10 tJ) (27)
34 71 ROCK-A-BILLY –•– Guy Mitchell (Columbia)-2 (34)
35 39 A POOR MAN’S ROSES (Or a Rich Man’s Gold) –•– Patti Page (Mercury)-7 (14A) (27)
36 42 SO RARE –•– The Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra (Fraternity)-8 (36)
37 34 I DREAMED –•– Betty Johnson (Bally)-21 (12)
38 37 TRICKY –•– Ralph Marterie and His Orchestra (Mercury)-6 (25A) (37)
39 31 ALMOST PARADISE –•– Lou Stein (RKO Unique)-7 (31)
40 50 t MANGOS –•– Rosemary Clooney (Columbia)-5 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS:

44 38 SITTIN’ IN THE BALCONY –•– Johnny Dee (John D. Loudermilk) (Colonial)-5 (38)
45 35 t JIM DANDY –•– LaVern Baker and the Gliders (Atlantic)-16 (22)
56 33 MOONLIGHT GAMBLER –•– Frankie Laine (Columbia)-20 (3)

POWER HITS:

41 86 t PLEDGE OF LOVE –•– Ken Copeland (Imperial)-2 (41)
42 46 CALYPSO MELODY –•– David Rose and His Orchestra (MGM)-4 (42)
46 78 SCHOOL DAY –•– Chuck Berry (Chess)-2 (46)
47 80 LITTLE DARLIN’ –•– The Gladiolas (Excello)-2 (47)
48 91 HE’S MINE –•– The Platters (Mercury)-2 (24S) (48)
49 t 53 FIRST DATE, FIRST KISS, FIRST LOVE –•– Sonny James (Capitol)-3 (49)

NEW THIS WEEK:

58 — (There’ll Be) PEACE IN THE VALLEY (For Me) (From the “Peace In the Valley” EP) –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-1 (58)
59 t — A WHITE SPORT COAT (And a Pink Carnation) –•– Marty Robbins (Columbia)-1 (59)
59 t — THAT’S WHEN YOUR HEARTACHES BEGIN –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-1 (1S/19 tJ) (59)
63 — BANANA BOAT (Day-O) –•– Stan Freberg (Capitol)-1 (63)
67 — YOUNG LOVE –•– The Crew-Cuts (Mercury)-12 (24)
68 t — DARK MOON –•– Bonnie Guitar (Dot)-1 (68)
72 — PLEDGE OF LOVE –•– Mitchell Torok (Decca)-1 (72)
81 — LUCKY LIPS –•– Gale Storm (Dot)-4 (77)
86 t — I’LL TAKE ROMANCE –•– Eydie Gorme (ABC-Paramount)-1 (86)
86 t — THE SHIP THAT NEVER SAILED –•– David Caroll and His Orchestra (Mercury)-3 (65)
90 t — TILL –•– Percy Faith and His Orchestra (Columbia)-1 (90)
92 — EMPTY ARMS –•– Ivory Joe Hunter (Atlantic)-1 (92)
93 — DO I LOVE YOU (Because You’re Beautiful) –•– Vic Damone (Columbia)-1 (93)
95 t — THE SHIP THAT NEVER SAILED –•– Billy Vaughn and His Orchestra (Dot)-1 (95)
99 t — EVER LOVIN’ FINGERS –•– Jimmy Bowen with the Rhythm Orchids (Roulette)-5 (18S) (63)

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US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending: 10th April, 1957
Issue Date: 20th April, 1957

1 t 6 t ALL SHOOK UP –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-3 (1S/2A/4J) (1 wk @ #1) (1)
1 t 3 ROUND AND ROUND –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-9 (3S/1A/3J) (1 wk @ #1) (1)
3 4 LITTLE DARLIN’ –•– The Diamonds (Mercury)-6 (2S/4A/6J) (3)
4 2 PARTY DOLL –•– Buddy Knox with the Rhythm Orchids (Roulette)-9 (4S/5A/2J) (2)
5 1 BUTTERFLY –•– Andy Williams (Cadence)-9 (8S/3A/7J) (1)
6 5 I’M WALKIN’ –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-7 (9S/8A/5J) (5)
7 9 t BUTTERFLY –•– Charlie Gracie (Cameo)-10 (10S/13A/1J) (7)
8 t 11 t GONE –•– Ferlin Husky (Capitol)-8 (6S/6A/13J) (8)
8 t 11 t WHY BABY WHY –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-6 (7S/9A/8J) (8)
10 13 PARTY DOLL –•– Steve Lawrence (Coral)-9 (12S/7A/14J) (10)

11 9 t TEEN-AGE CRUSH –•– Tommy Sands (Capitol)-9 (13S/10A/11J) (3)
12 17 COME GO WITH ME –•– The Dell-Vikings (Dot)-10 (5S/11A) (12)
13 6 t YOUNG LOVE –•– Tab Hunter (Dot)-15 (21S/12A/9J) (1)
14 8 t MARIANNE –•– Terry Gilkyson and the Easy Riders (Columbia)-12 (18S/14A/12J) (5)
15 19 MAMA LOOK AT BUBU –•– Harry Belafonte (RCA Victor)-5 (11S/16A/18J) (15)
16 16 NINETY-NINE WAYS –•– Tab Hunter (Dot)-5 (15S/15A/20J) (16)
17 14 MARIANNE –•– The Hilltoppers Featuring Jimmy Sacca (Dot)-11 (25S/17A/10J) (8)
18 22 t I’M STICKIN’ WITH YOU –•– Jimmy Bowen with the Rhythm Orchids (Roulette)-9 (16S/20A) (18)
19 24 SITTIN’ IN THE BALCONY –•– Eddie Cochran (Liberty)-5 (24S/22A) (19)
20 21 BANANA BOAT (Day-O) –•– Harry Belafonte (RCA Victor)-15 (22S) (5)

21 20 YOUNG LOVE –•– Sonny James (Capitol)-17 (18A/16J) (2)
22 t 34 ROCK-A-BILLY –•– Guy Mitchell (Columbia)-3 (19S) (22)
22 t 22 t WALKIN’ AFTER MIDNIGHT –•– Patsy Cline (Decca)-9 (15J) (17)
24 15 DON’T FORBID ME –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-18 (17J) (1)
25 28 I’M SORRY –•– The Platters (Mercury)-5 (14S) (24)
26 25 WHO NEEDS YOU –•– The Four Lads (Columbia)-13 (23 tA) (14)
27 32 CHANTEZ-CHANTEZ (Shan-Tay, “Sing”) –•– Dinah Shore (RCA Victor)-11 (19A) (27)
28 18 TOO MUCH –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-13 (19J) (2)
29 35 A POOR MAN’S ROSES (Or a Rich Man’s Gold) –•– Patti Page (Mercury)-8 (27)
30 31 ALMOST PARADISE –•– Roger Williams (Kapp)-8 (23S) (28)

31 27 LUCILLE –•– Little Richard (Specialty)-5 (27)
32 41 PLEDGE OF LOVE –•– Ken Copeland (Imperial)-3 (32)
33 t 51 LOVE IS A GOLDEN RING –•– Frankie Laine and the Easy Riders (Columbia)-4 (21A) (33)
33 t 46 SCHOOL DAY –•– Chuck Berry (Chess)-3 (17S) (33)
35 26 LOVE IS STRANGE –•– Mickey and Sylvia (Groove)-16 (13)
36 t 29 JUST BECAUSE –•– Lloyd Price (ABC-Paramount)-8 (29)
36 t 36 SO RARE –•– The Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra (Fraternity)-9 (20S) (36)
38 33 I’M WAITING JUST FOR YOU –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-6 (7S/8J) (27)
39 49 t FIRST DATE, FIRST KISS, FIRST LOVE –•– Sonny James (Capitol)-4 (25A) (39)
40 40 MANGOS –•– Rosemary Clooney (Columbia)-6 (23A) (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS:

42 39 ALMOST PARADISE –•– Lou Stein (RKO Unique)-8 (31)
46 t 38 TRICKY –•– Ralph Marterie and His Orchestra (Mercury)-7 (37)
52 30 THE BANANA BOAT SONG –•– The Tarriers (Glory)-18 (6)

POWER HITS:

41 47 LITTLE DARLIN’ –•– The Gladiolas (Excello)-3 (41)
43 79 EMPTY ARMS –•– Teresa Brewer (Coral)-3 (43)
44 48 HE’S MINE –•– The Platters (Mercury)-3 (14S) (44)
45 63 BANANA BOAT (Day-O) –•– Stan Freberg (Capitol)-2 (45)
46 t 59 t WONDERFUL WONDERFUL –•– Johnny Mathis (Columbia)-11 (46)
48 59 t A WHITE SPORT COAT (And a Pink Carnation) –•– Marty Robbins (Columbia)-2 (48)
49 58 (There’ll Be) PEACE IN THE VALLEY (For Me) (From the “Peace In the Valley” EP) –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-2 (49)
50 — PLEDGE OF LOVE –•– Dick Contino (Mercury)-1 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK:

50 — PLEDGE OF LOVE –•– Dick Contino (Mercury)-1 (50)
53 — DARK MOON –•– Gale Storm (Dot)-1 (53)
64 — THERE OUGHTA BE A LAW –•– Mickey and Sylvia (Vik)-1 (64)
66 — THE WALL –•– Eileen Rodgers (Columbia)-2 (62)
68 — JAMIE BOY –•– Kay Starr (RCA Victor)-1 (68)
78 t — TRUE LOVE GONE (Come On Home) –•– Betty Madigan (Coral)-1 (78)
81 — YES TONIGHT, JOSEPHINE –•– Johnnie Ray (Columbia)-1 (81)
83 — TWELVE O’CLOCK TONIGHT –•– Doris Day (Columbia)-1 (83)
84 — TO BE WITH YOU –•– The Highlights (Bally)-1 (84)
85 t — WRITTEN ON THE WIND –•– The Four Aces Featuring Al Alberts (Decca)-14 (61)
87 — LET IT BE ME –•– Jill Corey with Jimmy Carroll (Columbia)-1 (87)
89 — MARIANNE –•– Burl Ives with the Trinidaddies (Decca)-5 (84)
91 t — RING-A-DING-A-DING –•– Tommy Sands (Capitol)-1 (91)
91 t — DON’T EVER LOVE ME –•– Harry Belafonte (RCA Victor)-1 (11S/18J) (91)
94 t — RAM-BUNK-SHUSH –•– Bill Doggett (King)-7 (67)
94 t — WIND IN THE WILLOWS –•– Jo Stafford (Columbia)-3 (73)
96 — TONIGHT MY HEART WILL BE CRYING –•– Eddie Fisher (RCA Victor)-1 (96)
97 — DO I LOVE YOU (Because You’re Beautiful) –•– Tony Martin (RCA Victor)-1 (97)
98 t — C.C. RIDER –•– Chuck Willis (Atlantic)-1 (98)
98 t — PRETEND –•– Tab Smith (His Fabulous Alto and His Band) (United)-3 (89)
100 t — TOWER’S TROT (And Then You Can Do That Step) –•– Dick Jacob and His Chorus and His Orchestra (Coral)-4 (73)
100 t — YOU ARE MY FIRST LOVE –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-6 (65)

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US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending: 17th April, 1957
Issue Date: 27th April, 1957

1 1 t ALL SHOOK UP –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-4 (1S/1A/1J) (2 wks @ #1) (1)
2 3 LITTLE DARLIN’ –•– The Diamonds (Mercury)-7 (2S/3A/2J) (2)
3 1 t ROUND AND ROUND –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-10 (3S/2A/4J) (1)
4 4 PARTY DOLL –•– Buddy Knox with the Rhythm Orchids (Roulette)-10 (4S/5A/3J) (2)
5 8 t GONE –•– Ferlin Husky (Capitol)-9 (6S/6A/5J) (5)
6 5 BUTTERFLY –•– Andy Williams (Cadence)-10 (10S/4A/6J) (1)
7 6 I’M WALKIN’ –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-8 (7S/9A/7J) (5)
8 8 t WHY BABY WHY –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-7 (9S/8A/8J) (8)
9 7 BUTTERFLY –•– Charlie Gracie (Cameo)-11 (11S/14A/9J) (7)
10 12 COME GO WITH ME –•– The Dell-Vikings (Dot)-11 (5S/7A) (10)

11 16 NINETY-NINE WAYS –•– Tab Hunter (Dot)-6 (12S/11A/18J) (11)
12 t 10 PARTY DOLL –•– Steve Lawrence (Coral)-10 (17S/10A/16J) (10)
12 t 11 TEEN-AGE CRUSH –•– Tommy Sands (Capitol)-10 (15S/15 tA/11 tJ) (3)
14 t 18 I’M STICKIN’ WITH YOU –•– Jimmy Bowen with the Rhythm Orchids (Roulette)-10 (18 Ts/24 tA/15J) (14)
14 t 15 MAMA LOOK AT BUBU –•– Harry Belafonte (RCA Victor)-6 (13S/19A) (14)
16 17 MARIANNE –•– The Hilltoppers Featuring Jimmy Sacca (Dot)-12 (20 tA/10J) (8)
17 22 t ROCK-A-BILLY –•– Guy Mitchell (Columbia)-4 (16S/17A) (17)
18 19 SITTIN’ IN THE BALCONY –•– Eddie Cochran (Liberty)-6 (24S/18A) (18)
19 25 I’M SORRY –•– The Platters (Mercury)-6 (18S/11 tJ) (19)
20 36 t SO RARE –•– The Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra (Fraternity)-10 (14S/20J) (20)

21 t 33 t SCHOOL DAY –•– Chuck Berry (Chess)-4 (8S/12A) (21)
21 t 13 YOUNG LOVE –•– Tab Hunter (Dot)-16 (25 Ts/23A) (1)
23 14 MARIANNE –•– Terry Gilkyson and the Easy Riders (Columbia)-13 (20S) (5)
24 58 t DARK MOON –•– Bonnie Guitar (Dot)-3 (21S) (24)
25 26 WHO NEEDS YOU –•– The Four Lads (Columbia)-14 (13A) (14)
26 30 ALMOST PARADISE –•– Roger Williams (Kapp)-9 (22S/15 tA) (26)
27 21 YOUNG LOVE –•– Sonny James (Capitol)-18 (14J) (2)
28 33 t LOVE IS A GOLDEN RING –•– Frankie Laine and the Easy Riders (Columbia)-5 (20 tA) (28)
29 48 A WHITE SPORT COAT (And a Pink Carnation) –•– Marty Robbins (Columbia)-3 (29)
30 24 DON’T FORBID ME –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-19 (19J) (1)

31 27 CHANTEZ-CHANTEZ (Shan-Tay, “Sing”) –•– Dinah Shore (RCA Victor)-12 (22A) (27)
32 t 32 PLEDGE OF LOVE –•– Ken Copeland (Imperial)-4 (32)
32 t 22 t WALKIN’ AFTER MIDNIGHT –•– Patsy Cline (Decca)-10 (13J) (17)
34 20 BANANA BOAT (Day-O) –•– Harry Belafonte (RCA Victor)-16 (5)
35 28 TOO MUCH –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-14 (17J) (2)
36 29 A POOR MAN’S ROSES (Or a Rich Man’s Gold) –•– Patti Page (Mercury)-9 (27)
37 44 HE’S MINE –•– The Platters (Mercury)-4 (18 Ts/11 tJ) (37)
38 43 EMPTY ARMS –•– Teresa Brewer (Coral)-4 (38)
39 31 LUCILLE –•– Little Richard (Specialty)-6 (23S) (27)
40 40 MANGOS –•– Rosemary Clooney (Columbia)-7 (24 tA) (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS:

41 36 t JUST BECAUSE –•– Lloyd Price (ABC-Paramount)-9 (29)
43 t 39 FIRST DATE, FIRST KISS, FIRST LOVE –•– Sonny James (Capitol)-5 (39)
48 t 35 LOVE IS STRANGE –•– Mickey and Sylvia (Groove)-17 (13)
50 t 38 I’M WAITING JUST FOR YOU –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-7 (9S/8J) (27)

POWER HITS:

42 50 PLEDGE OF LOVE –•– Dick Contino (Mercury)-2 (42)
43 t 45 BANANA BOAT (Day-O) –•– Stan Freberg (Capitol)-3 (25 Ts) (43)
45 55 t SITTIN’ IN THE BALCONY –•– Johnny Dee (John D. Loudermilk) (Colonial)-7 (38)
46 78 t PLEDGE OF LOVE –•– Mitchell Torok (Decca)-3 (46)
47 64 THERE OUGHTA BE A LAW –•– Mickey and Sylvia (Vik)-2 (47)
48 t 46 t WONDERFUL WONDERFUL –•– Johnny Mathis (Columbia)-12 (46)
50 t 54 AFTER SCHOOL –•– Randy Starr (Dale)-4 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK:

60 t — CRAZY LOVE –•– Frank Sinatra (Capitol)-1 (60)
66 — I’LL TAKE ROMANCE –•– Eydie Gorme (ABC-Paramount)-2 (66)
68 — IT ALL DEPENDS ON YOU –•– Jerry Lewis (Decca)-1 (68)
70 t — WITHOUT LOVE (There Is Nothing) –•– Clyde McPhatter (Atlantic)-11 (38)
70 t — YOUR TRUE LOVE –•– Carl Perkins (Sun)-5 (67)
70 t — MY LOVE SONG –•– Tommy Sands (Capitol)-1 (70)
73 — A LITTLE LONELINESS –•– Kay Starr (RCA Victor)-1 (73)
74 — DON’T GET AROUND MUCH ANYMORE –•– Tab Hunter (Dot)-3 (12S/18J) (74)
77 t — I LOVE MY GIRL –•– The Hilltoppers Featuring Jimmy Sacca (Dot)-1 (77)
79 t — SO LONG, MY LOVE –•– Frank Sinatra (Capitol)-1 (79)
84 t — ‘S WONDERFUL –•– Ray Conniff (Columbia)-3 (73)
87 t — SINGING THE BLUES –•– Guy Mitchell (Columbia)-26 (1)
89 t — CINCO ROBLES (Five Oaks) –•– Russell Arms (Era)-15 (23)
89 t — I DREAMED –•– Betty Johnson (Bally)-22 (12)
91 — PAMELA THROWS A PARTY –•– Joe Reisman and His Orchestra (RCA Victor)-5 (55)
98 t — MAMA GUITAR –•– Don Cornell (Coral)-1 (98)
98 t — MAMA GUITAR –•– Julius LaRosa (RCA Victor)-1 (98)
98 t — PIED PIPER –•– Billy Williams (Coral)-4 (50)

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US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending: 24th April, 1957
Issue Date: 29th April, 1957

NOTE: Beginning this week, Billboard changed the issue date from Saturday (27th) to Monday (29th) and reducing the difference between chart dates and issue dates from 10 days to 5 days.

1 1 ALL SHOOK UP –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-5 (1S/1A/1J) (3 wks @ #1) (1)
2 2 LITTLE DARLIN’ –•– The Diamonds (Mercury)-8 (2S/3A/2J) (2)
3 3 ROUND AND ROUND –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-11 (3S/2A/3J) (1)
4 4 PARTY DOLL –•– Buddy Knox with the Rhythm Orchids (Roulette)-11 (4S/6A/4J) (2)
5 5 GONE –•– Ferlin Husky (Capitol)-10 (5S/4A/10J) (5)
6 t 6 BUTTERFLY –•– Andy Williams (Cadence)-11 (12S/5A/6J) (1)
6 t 8 WHY BABY WHY –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-8 (9S/7A/7J) (6)
8 7 I’M WALKIN’ –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-9 (8S/12A/5J) (5)
9 10 COME GO WITH ME –•– The Dell-Vikings (Dot)-12 (7S/8A/12 tJ) (9)
10 12 t PARTY DOLL –•– Steve Lawrence (Coral)-11 (14S/9A/11J) (10)

11 21 t SCHOOL DAY –•– Chuck Berry (Chess)-5 (6S/11A) (11)
12 9 BUTTERFLY –•– Charlie Gracie (Cameo)-12 (13S/23A/8J) (7)
13 t 14 t MAMA LOOK AT BUBU –•– Harry Belafonte (RCA Victor)-7 (11S/14A) (13)
13 t 20 SO RARE –•– The Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra (Fraternity)-11 (10S/16A) (13)
13 t 12 t TEEN-AGE CRUSH –•– Tommy Sands (Capitol)-11 (16S/21A/9J) (3)
16 11 NINETY-NINE WAYS –•– Tab Hunter (Dot)-7 (20S/17A/18J) (11)
17 29 A WHITE SPORT COAT (And a Pink Carnation) –•– Marty Robbins (Columbia)-4 (17S/13A) (17)
18 t 14 t I’M STICKIN’ WITH YOU –•– Jimmy Bowen with the Rhythm Orchids (Roulette)-11 (19S/17J) (14)
18 t 17 ROCK-A-BILLY –•– Guy Mitchell (Columbia)-5 (15S/18A) (17)
20 23 MARIANNE –•– Terry Gilkyson and the Easy Riders (Columbia)-14 (14J) (5)

21 18 SITTIN’ IN THE BALCONY –•– Eddie Cochran (Liberty)-7 (23 Ts/25A) (18)
22 16 MARIANNE –•– The Hilltoppers Featuring Jimmy Sacca (Dot)-13 (12J) (8)
23 28 LOVE IS A GOLDEN RING –•– Frankie Laine and the Easy Riders (Columbia)-6 (10A) (23)
24 38 EMPTY ARMS –•– Teresa Brewer (Coral)-5 (23 Ts) (24)
25 32 t PLEDGE OF LOVE –•– Ken Copeland (Imperial)-5 (14A) (25)
26 26 ALMOST PARADISE –•– Roger Williams (Kapp)-10 (25 Ts/19A) (26)
27 24 DARK MOON –•– Bonnie Guitar (Dot)-4 (21S) (24)
28 39 LUCILLE –•– Little Richard (Specialty)-7 (22S) (27)
29 19 I’M SORRY –•– The Platters (Mercury)-7 (18S/15J) (19)
30 25 WHO NEEDS YOU –•– The Four Lads (Columbia)-15 (22A) (14)

31 40 MANGOS –•– Rosemary Clooney (Columbia)-8 (20A) (31)
32 21 t YOUNG LOVE –•– Tab Hunter (Dot)-17 (20J) (1)
33 31 CHANTEZ-CHANTEZ (Shan-Tay, “Sing”) –•– Dinah Shore (RCA Victor)-13 (24A) (27)
34 32 t WALKIN’ AFTER MIDNIGHT –•– Patsy Cline (Decca)-11 (16J) (17)
35 46 PLEDGE OF LOVE –•– Mitchell Torok (Decca)-4 (25 Ts) (35)
36 37 HE’S MINE –•– The Platters (Mercury)-5 (18S/15J) (36)
37 41 JUST BECAUSE –•– Lloyd Price (ABC-Paramount)-10 (29)
38 84 t DARK MOON –•– Gale Storm (Dot)-3 (38)
39 58 t (There’ll Be) PEACE IN THE VALLEY (For Me) (From the “Peace In the Valley” EP) –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-4 (39)
40 30 DON’T FORBID ME –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-20 (1)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS:

42 27 YOUNG LOVE –•– Sonny James (Capitol)-19 (19J) (2)
43 34 BANANA BOAT (Day-O) –•– Harry Belafonte (RCA Victor)-17 (5)
46 36 A POOR MAN’S ROSES (Or a Rich Man’s Gold) –•– Patti Page (Mercury)-10 (27)
56 35 TOO MUCH –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-15 (2)

POWER HITS:

41 43 t FIRST DATE, FIRST KISS, FIRST LOVE –•– Sonny James (Capitol)-6 (39)
44 50 t AFTER SCHOOL –•– Randy Starr (Dale)-5 (44)
47 48 t WONDERFUL WONDERFUL –•– Johnny Mathis (Columbia)-13 (46)
48 47 THERE OUGHTA BE A LAW –•– Mickey and Sylvia (Vik)-3 (47)

NEW THIS WEEK:

51 t — LITTLE DARLIN’ –•– The Gladiolas (Excello)-4 (41)
54 t — RING-A-DING-A-DING –•– Tommy Sands (Capitol)-2 (54)
58 — IT’S NOT FOR ME TO SAY –•– Johnny Mathis (Columbia)-1 (58)
63 t — C.C. RIDER –•– Chuck Willis (Atlantic)-2 (63)
72 — PLEDGE OF LOVE –•– Johnny Janis (ABC-Paramount)-1 (72)
74 t — I’M SERIOUS –•– The Hilltoppers Featuring Jimmy Sacca (Dot)-1 (74)
76 — FOUR WALLS –•– Jim Reeves (RCA Victor)-1 (76)
80 — LITTLE WHITE LIES –•– Betty Johnson (Bally)-1 (80)
82 t — WHEN ROCK AND ROLL COMES TO TRINIDAD –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-1 (82)
86 — SHISH-KEBAB –•– Ralph Marterie and His Orchestra (Mercury)-1 (86)
89 t — HARLEM DANCE –•– Armenian Jazz Sextet (Kapp)-1 (89)
89 t — PARTY DOLL –•– Roy Brown (Imperial)-1 (89)
89 t — ON TREASURE ISLAND –•– Gale Storm (Dot)-4 (74)
92 — LEAP FROG –•– Chuck Alaimo Quartet (MGM)-1 (92)
93 — JAMAICA FAREWELL –•– Harry Belanfonte (RCA Victor)-26 (17)
94 — DO I LOVE YOU (Because You’re Beautiful) –•– Tony Martin (RCA Victor)-2 (94)
98 — YOU’RE MINE –•– The Four Aces Featuring Al Alberts (Decca)-4 (76)
99 — ANASTASIA –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-17 (37)

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US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending: 1st May, 1957
Issue Date: 6th May, 1957

1 1 ALL SHOOK UP –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-6 (1S/1A/1J) (4 wks @ #1) (1)
2 2 LITTLE DARLIN’ –•– The Diamonds (Mercury)-9 (2S/2A/2J) (2)
3 3 ROUND AND ROUND –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-12 (3S/3A/3J) (1)
4 5 GONE –•– Ferlin Husky (Capitol)-11 (6S/4A/5J) (4)
5 4 PARTY DOLL –•– Buddy Knox with the Rhythm Orchids (Roulette)-12 (7S/7A/4J) (2)
6 9 COME GO WITH ME –•– The Dell-Vikings (Dot)-13 (4S/6A/9J) (6)
7 t 6 t BUTTERFLY –•– Andy Williams (Cadence)-12 (15S/5A/7J) (1)
7 t 6 t WHY BABY WHY –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-9 (8S/11A/8J) (6)
9 11 SCHOOL DAY –•– Chuck Berry (Chess)-6 (5S/9A/14J) (9)
10 13 t SO RARE –•– The Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra (Fraternity)-12 (9S/10A/12 tJ) (10)

11 8 I’M WALKIN’ –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-10 (11S/16 tA/6J) (5)
12 17 A WHITE SPORT COAT (And a Pink Carnation) –•– Marty Robbins (Columbia)-5 (13S/8A/18J) (12)
13 27 DARK MOON –•– Bonnie Guitar (Dot)-5 (12S/13A/19 tJ) (13)
14 10 PARTY DOLL –•– Steve Lawrence (Coral)-12 (19S/18A/11J) (10)
15 t 13 t MAMA LOOK AT BUBU –•– Harry Belafonte (RCA Victor)-8 (14S/14A) (13)
15 t 18 t ROCK-A-BILLY –•– Guy Mitchell (Columbia)-6 (10S/15A) (15)
17 12 BUTTERFLY –•– Charlie Gracie (Cameo)-13 (16S/25A/10J) (7)
18 24 EMPTY ARMS –•– Teresa Brewer (Coral)-6 (19 tA/15 tJ) (18)
19 13 t TEEN-AGE CRUSH –•– Tommy Sands (Capitol)-12 (15 tJ) (3)
20 16 NINETY-NINE WAYS –•– Tab Hunter (Dot)-8 (24S/17J) (11)

21 25 PLEDGE OF LOVE –•– Ken Copeland (Imperial)-6 (23S/12A) (21)
22 38 DARK MOON –•– Gale Storm (Dot)-4 (20S) (22)
23 23 LOVE IS A GOLDEN RING –•– Frankie Laine and the Easy Riders (Columbia)-7 (22S/16 tA) (23)
24 18 t I’M STICKIN’ WITH YOU –•– Jimmy Bowen with the Rhythm Orchids (Roulette)-12 (21S/19 tJ) (14)
25 29 I’M SORRY –•– The Platters (Mercury)-8 (17S) (19)
26 20 MARIANNE –•– Terry Gilkyson and the Easy Riders (Columbia)-15 (5)
27 21 SITTIN’ IN THE BALCONY –•– Eddie Cochran (Liberty)-8 (23 tA) (18)
28 26 ALMOST PARADISE –•– Roger Williams (Kapp)-11 (22A) (26)
29 33 CHANTEZ-CHANTEZ (Shan-Tay, “Sing”) –•– Dinah Shore (RCA Victor)-14 (21A) (27)
30 31 MANGOS –•– Rosemary Clooney (Columbia)-9 (19 tA) (30)

31 36 HE’S MINE –•– The Platters (Mercury)-6 (17S) (31)
32 34 WALKIN’ AFTER MIDNIGHT –•– Patsy Cline (Decca)-12 (17)
33 37 JUST BECAUSE –•– Lloyd Price (ABC-Paramount)-11 (29)
34 28 LUCILLE –•– Little Richard (Specialty)-8 (27)
35 22 MARIANNE –•– The Hilltoppers Featuring Jimmy Sacca (Dot)-14 (12 tJ) (8)
36 47 WONDERFUL WONDERFUL –•– Johnny Mathis (Columbia)-14 (36)
37 44 AFTER SCHOOL –•– Randy Starr (Dale)-6 (37)
38 32 YOUNG LOVE –•– Tab Hunter (Dot)-18 (1)
39 76 FOUR WALLS –•– Jim Reeves (RCA Victor)-2 (39)
40 43 BANANA BOAT (Day-O) –•– Harry Belafonte (RCA Victor)-18 (5)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS:

41 t 35 PLEDGE OF LOVE –•– Mitchell Torok (Decca)-5 (35)
41 t 30 WHO NEEDS YOU –•– The Four Lads (Columbia)-16 (14)
46 t 39 (There’ll Be) PEACE IN THE VALLEY (For Me) (from the “Peace In the Valley” EP) Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-5 (25S) (39)
75 t 40 DON’T FORBID ME –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-21 (1)

POWER HITS:

43 86 SHISH-KEBAB –•– Ralph Marterie and His Orchestra (Mercury)-2 (43)
44 45 PLEDGE OF LOVE –•– Dick Contino (Mercury)-4 (42)
45 51 t YES TONIGHT, JOSEPHINE –•– Johnnie Ray (Columbia)-4 (23 tA) (45)
48 t 50 BANANA BOAT (Day-O) –•– Stan Freberg (Capitol)-5 (43)
50 54 t RING-A-DING-A-DING –•– Tommy Sands (Capitol)-3 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK:

52 t — I’M WALKING –•– Ricky Nelson (Verve)-1 (18S) (52)
65 t — TALKIN’ TO THE BLUES –•– Jim Lowe (Dot)-1 (65)
69 — YOUNG BLOOD –•– The Coasters (Atco)-1 (69)
70 — 1492 Betty Johnson (Bally)-1 (70)
72 t — I’M STICKIN’ WITH YOU –•– The Fontane Sisters (Dot)-1 (72)
72 t — LOVE LETTERS IN THE SAND –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-1 (72)
80 — FOUR WALLS –•– Jim Lowe (Dot)-1 (80)
84 — I JUST DON’T KNOW –•– The Four Lads (Columbia)-1 (84)
87 — BAD BOY –•– The Jive Bombers (Savoy)-14 (36)
89 — I LOVE MY GIRL –•– Cozy Morley (ABC-Paramount)-1 (89)
90 — STARDUST (From the “Love Is the Thing” E.P.) –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-1 (90)
91 t — DON’T CRY MY LOVE (The Faithful Hussar) –•– Vera Lynn (London)-1 (91)
91 t — TRUE LOVE GONE (Come On Home) –•– Betty Madigan (Coral)-2 (78)
97 — FABULOUS –•– Charlie Gracie (Cameo)-1 (97)
98 t — BERNANDINE –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-1 (98)
98 t — SAY IT ISN’T SO –•– Teddi King (RCA Victor)-1 (98)

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US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending: 8th May, 1957
Issue Date: 13th May, 1957

1 1 ALL SHOOK UP –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-7 (1S/1A/1J) (5 wks @ #1) (1)
2 2 LITTLE DARLIN’ –•– The Diamonds (Mercury)-10 (2S/3A/2J) (2)
3 3 ROUND AND ROUND –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-13 (4S/2A/3J) (1)
4 4 GONE –•– Ferlin Husky (Capitol)-12 (6S/4A/4J) (4)
5 6 COME GO WITH ME –•– The Dell-Vikings (Dot)-14 (5S/7A/6J) (5)
6 5 PARTY DOLL –•– Buddy Knox with the Rhythm Orchids (Roulette)-13 (8S/6A/5J) (2)
7 10 SO RARE –•– The Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra (Fraternity)-13 (7S/5A/10J) (7)
8 9 SCHOOL DAY –•– Chuck Berry (Chess)-7 (3S/9A/15J) (8)
9 7 t WHY BABY WHY –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-10 (14S/13 tA/8J) (6)
10 12 A WHITE SPORT COAT (And a Pink Carnation) –•– Marty Robbins (Columbia)-6 (10S/16A/11 tJ) (10)

11 7 t BUTTERFLY –•– Andy Williams (Cadence)-13 (20S/8A/9J) (1)
12 11 I’M WALKIN’ –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-11 (21S/12A/7J) (5)
13 t 13 DARK MOON –•– Bonnie Guitar (Dot)-6 (11S/22A/11 tJ) (13)
13 t 15 t ROCK-A-BILLY –•– Guy Mitchell (Columbia)-7 (12S/18A/14J) (13)
15 22 DARK MOON –•– Gale Storm (Dot)-5 (15S/13 tA/19J) (15)
16 17 BUTTERFLY –•– Charlie Gracie (Cameo)-14 (19S/16J) (7)
17 14 PARTY DOLL –•– Steve Lawrence (Coral)-13 (15A/18J) (10)
18 18 EMPTY ARMS –•– Teresa Brewer (Coral)-7 (13J) (18)
19 15 t MAMA LOOK AT BUBU –•– Harry Belafonte (RCA Victor)-9 (17S) (13)
20 25 I’M SORRY –•– The Platters (Mercury)-9 (16S) (19)

21 72 t LOVE LETTERS IN THE SAND –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-2 (13S/10A) (21)
22 45 YES TONIGHT, JOSEPHINE –•– Johnnie Ray (Columbia)-5 (21A) (22)
23 23 LOVE IS A GOLDEN RING –•– Frankie Laine and the Easy Riders (Columbia)-8 (25A) (23)
24 21 PLEDGE OF LOVE –•– Ken Copeland (Imperial)-7 (19A) (21)
25 30 MANGOS –•– Rosemary Clooney (Columbia)-10 (23S/17A) (25)
26 41 t PLEDGE OF LOVE –•– Mitchell Torok (Decca)-6 (26)
27 28 ALMOST PARADISE –•– Roger Williams (Kapp)-12 (23A) (26)
28 20 NINETY-NINE WAYS –•– Tab Hunter (Dot)-9 (17J) (11)
29 41 t WHO NEEDS YOU –•– The Four Lads (Columbia)-17 (14)
30 43 SHISH-KEBAB –•– Ralph Marterie and His Orchestra (Mercury)-3 (11A) (30)

31 31 HE’S MINE –•– The Platters (Mercury)-7 (16S) (31)
32 37 AFTER SCHOOL –•– Randy Starr (Dale)-7 (32)
33 52 t I’M WALKING –•– Ricky Nelson (Verve)-2 (9S) (33)
34 t 19 TEEN-AGE CRUSH –•– Tommy Sands (Capitol)-13 (3)
34 t 36 WONDERFUL WONDERFUL –•– Johnny Mathis (Columbia)-15 (22S) (34)
36 39 FOUR WALLS –•– Jim Reeves (RCA Victor)-3 (18S) (36)
37 27 SITTIN’ IN THE BALCONY –•– Eddie Cochran (Liberty)-9 (18)
38 24 I’M STICKIN’ WITH YOU –•– Jimmy Bowen with the Rhythm Orchids (Roulette)-13 (14)
39 26 MARIANNE –•– Terry Gilkyson and the Easy Riders (Columbia)-16 (5)
40 34 LUCILLE –•– Little Richard (Specialty)-9 (27)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS:

41 35 MARIANNE –•– The Hilltoppers Featuring Jimmy Sacca (Dot)-15 (20J) (8)
45 t 33 JUST BECAUSE –•– Lloyd Price (ABC-Paramount)-12 (29)
45 t 32 WALKIN’ AFTER MIDNIGHT –•– Patsy Cline (Decca)-13 (17)
48 t 29 CHANTEZ-CHANTEZ (Shan-Tay, “Sing”) –•– Dinah Shore (RCA Victor)-15 (24A) (27)
57 40 BANANA BOAT (Day-O) –•– Harry Belafonte (RCA Victor)-19 (5)
62 t 38 YOUNG LOVE –•– Tab Hunter (Dot)-19 (1)

POWER HITS:

42 98 t BERNANDINE –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-2 (13S) (42)
43 65 t TALKIN’ TO THE BLUES –•– Jim Lowe (Dot)-2 (20A) (43)
44 80 FOUR WALLS –•– Jim Lowe (Dot)-2 (44)
47 56 t MAMA GUITAR –•– Don Cornell (Coral)-4 (47)
50 69 YOUNG BLOOD –•– The Coasters (Atco)-2 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK:

66 — ROCK YOUR BABY TO SLEEP –•– Lieutenant Buddy Knox with the Rhythm Orchids (Roulette)-1 (66)
75 — I LOVE MY GIRL –•– The Hilltoppers Featuring Jimmy Sacca (Dot)-3 (75)
76 t — SEARCHIN’ –•– The Coasters (Atco)-1 (76)
82 t — DO I LOVE YOU (Because You’re Beautiful) –•– Tony Martin (RCA Victor)-3 (82)
84 t — FORTY CUPS OF COFFEE –•– Bill Haley and His Comets (Decca)-4 (70)
86 t — BUTTERFLY –•– Bob Carroll (Bally)-7 (61)
89 — SEND ME SOME LOVIN’ –•– Little Richard (Specialty)-6 (54)
90 — DON’T EVER LOVE ME –•– Harry Belafonte (RCA Victor)-2 (90)
91 — ROSIE LEE –•– The Mello-Tones (Gee)-1 (24S) (91)
95 — VALLEY OF TEARS –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-1 (95)
96 — LUCKY LIPS –•– Gale Storm (Dot)-5 (77)
100 — OVER THE MOUNTAIN; ACROSS THE SEA –•– Johnnie and Joe (Chess)-1 (100)

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US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending: 15th May, 1957
Issue Date: 20th May, 1957

1 1 ALL SHOOK UP –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-8 (1S/1A/1J) (6 wks @ #1) (1)
2 2 LITTLE DARLIN’ –•– The Diamonds (Mercury)-11 (2S/2A/2J) (2)
3 3 ROUND AND ROUND –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-14 (8 Ts/3A/3J) (1)
4 4 GONE –•– Ferlin Husky (Capitol)-13 (6S/4A/4J) (4)
5 10 A WHITE SPORT COAT (And a Pink Carnation) –•– Marty Robbins (Columbia)-7 (5S/6A/7J) (5)
6 8 SCHOOL DAY –•– Chuck Berry (Chess)-8 (3S/7A/8J) (6)
7 7 SO RARE –•– The Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra (Fraternity)-14 (8 Ts/5A/10J) (7)
8 5 COME GO WITH ME –•– The Dell-Vikings (Dot)-15 (10S/8A/6J) (5)
9 21 LOVE LETTERS IN THE SAND –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-3 (4S/9A/13J) (9)
10 15 DARK MOON –•– Gale Storm (Dot)-6 (11S/11A/11J) (10)

11 6 PARTY DOLL –•– Buddy Knox with the Rhythm Orchids (Roulette)-14 (14S/15 tA/5J) (2)
12 9 WHY BABY WHY –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-11 (15S/13A/12J) (6)
13 13 t DARK MOON –•– Bonnie Guitar (Dot)-7 (12S/12A/16J) (13)
14 12 I’M WALKIN’ –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-12 (21S/15A/9J) (5)
15 13 t ROCK-A-BILLY –•– Guy Mitchell (Columbia)-8 (13S/21 tA/15J) (13)
16 36 FOUR WALLS –•– Jim Reeves (RCA Victor)-4 (20S/20A) (16)
17 24 PLEDGE OF LOVE –•– Ken Copeland (Imperial)-8 (17 tA) (17)
18 18 EMPTY ARMS –•– Teresa Brewer (Coral)-8 (19A/20J) (18)
19 17 PARTY DOLL –•– Steve Lawrence (Coral)-14 (25S) (10)
20 11 BUTTERFLY –•– Andy Williams (Cadence)-14 (14A/14J) (1)

21 20 I’M SORRY –•– The Platters (Mercury)-10 (17S) (19)
22 22 YES TONIGHT, JOSEPHINE –•– Johnnie Ray (Columbia)-6 (24 tA) (22)
23 23 LOVE IS A GOLDEN RING –•– Frankie Laine and the Easy Riders (Columbia)-9 (23)
24 19 MAMA LOOK AT BUBU –•– Harry Belafonte (RCA Victor)-10 (22S) (13)
25 34 t WONDERFUL WONDERFUL –•– Johnny Mathis (Columbia)-16 (25)
26 16 BUTTERFLY –•– Charlie Gracie (Cameo)-15 (19S) (7)
27 t 33 I’M WALKING –•– Ricky Nelson (Verve)-3 (7S/18A) (27)
27 t 26 PLEDGE OF LOVE –•– Mitchell Torok (Decca)-7 (26)
29 t 28 NINETY-NINE WAYS –•– Tab Hunter (Dot)-10 (17J) (11)
29 t 43 TALKIN’ TO THE BLUES –•– Jim Lowe (Dot)-3 (29)

31 30 SHISH-KEBAB –•– Ralph Marterie and His Orchestra (Mercury)-4 (17 tA) (30)
32 38 I’M STICKIN’ WITH YOU –•– Jimmy Bowen with the Rhythm Orchids (Roulette)-14 (14)
33 53 I JUST DON’T KNOW –•– The Four Lads (Columbia)-3 (23A) (33)
34 25 MANGOS –•– Rosemary Clooney (Columbia)-11 (10A) (25)
35 31 HE’S MINE –•– The Platters (Mercury)-8 (17S) (31)
36 51 FABULOUS –•– Charlie Gracie (Cameo)-3 (18S) (36)
37 44 FOUR WALLS –•– Jim Lowe (Dot)-3 (37)
38 76 t SEARCHIN’ –•– The Coasters (Atco)-2 (16S/19J) (38)
39 42 BERNANDINE –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-3 (4S/24 tA/13J) (39)
40 45 t JUST BECAUSE –•– Lloyd Price (ABC-Paramount)-13 (29)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS:

41 40 LUCILLE –•– Little Richard (Specialty)-10 (27)
47 32 AFTER SCHOOL –•– Randy Starr (Dale)-8 (32)
50 t 27 ALMOST PARADISE –•– Roger Williams (Kapp)-13 (26)
50 t 39 MARIANNE –•– Terry Gilkyson and the Easy Riders (Columbia)-17 (5)
55 34 t TEEN-AGE CRUSH –•– Tommy Sands (Capitol)-14 (3)
59 37 SITTIN’ IN THE BALCONY –•– Eddie Cochran (Liberty)-10 (18)
77 29 WHO NEEDS YOU –•– The Four Lads (Columbia)-18 (14)

POWER HITS:

42 — A TEENAGER’S ROMANCE –•– Ricky Nelson (Verve)-1 (7S/18J) (42)
43 — GOIN’ STEADY –•– Tommy Sands (Capitol)-1 (43)
44 65 IT’S NOT FOR ME TO SAY –•– Johnny Mathis (Columbia)-4 (21 tA) (44)
45 50 YOUNG BLOOD –•– The Coasters (Atco)-3 (16S/19J) (45)
46 71 C.C. RIDER –•– Chuck Willis (Atlantic)-5 (23S) (46)
48 81 WHEN ROCK AND ROLL COMES TO TRINIDAD –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-4 (48)

NEW THIS WEEK:

42 — A TEENAGER’S ROMANCE –•– Ricky Nelson (Verve)-1 (7S/18J) (42)
43 — GOIN’ STEADY –•– Tommy Sands (Capitol)-1 (43)
53 t — FREIGHT TRAIN –•– Rusty Draper (Mercury)-1 (53)
60 — GONNA FIND ME A BLUEBIRD –•– Marvin Rainwater (MGM)-1 (60)
61 — I LIKE YOUR KIND OF LOVE –•– Andy Williams (Cadence)-1 (61)
63 — GIRL WITH THE GOLDEN BRAIDS –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-1 (63)
64 t — BYE BYE LOVE –•– The Everly Brothers (Cadence)-1 (64)
64 t — START MOVIN’ (In My Direction) –•– Sal Mineo (Epic)-1 (24S) (64)
68 — OLD CAPE COD –•– Patti Page (Mercury)-1 (68)
69 — LET IT BE ME –•– Jill Corey with Jimmy Carroll (Columbia)-5 (57)
72 — FIRST DATE, FIRST KISS, FIRST LOVE –•– Sonny James (Capitol)-8 (39)
73 — JUST TO HOLD MY HAND –•– Clyde McPhatter (Atlantic)-1 (73)
76 — WITH ALL MY HEART –•– Judy Scott (Decca)-1 (76)
78 — WONDERING –•– Patti Page (Mercury)-1 (78)
80 t — ONE FOR MY BABY (And One More For the Road) –•– Tony Bennett (Columbia)-1 (80)
90 — (Main Theme) AROUND THE WORLD (Instrumental) –•– Victor Young and His Singing Strings (Decca)-1 (90)
93 — I NEED YOUR LOVIN’ –•– Conway Twitty (Mercury)-1 (93)
94 — WARM UP TO ME BABY –•– Jimmy Bowen with the Rhythm Orchids (Roulette)-1 (94)
97 — THAT’S WHEN YOUR HEARTACHES BEGIN –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-6 (1S/1J) (58)

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US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending: 22nd May, 1957
Issue Date: 27th May, 1957

1 1 ALL SHOOK UP –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-9 (1S/1A/1J) (7 wks @ #1) (1)
2 2 LITTLE DARLIN’ –•– The Diamonds (Mercury)-12 (4S/4A/2J) (2)
3 t 3 ROUND AND ROUND –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-15 (10S/3A/3J) (1)
3 t 9 LOVE LETTERS IN THE SAND –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-4 (2S/2A/10 tJ) (3)
5 6 SCHOOL DAY –•– Chuck Berry (Chess)-9 (3S/7A/7 tJ) (5)
6 5 A WHITE SPORT COAT (And a Pink Carnation) –•– Marty Robbins (Columbia)-8 (5S/6A/6J) (5)
7 t 7 SO RARE –•– The Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra (Fraternity)-15 (6S/5A/9J) (7)
7 t 4 GONE –•– Ferlin Husky (Capitol)-14 (9S/8A/4J) (4)
9 t 8 COME GO WITH ME –•– The Dell-Vikings (Dot)-16 (8S/10A/7 tJ) (5)
9 t 10 DARK MOON –•– Gale Storm (Dot)-7 (11S/9A/5J) (9)

11 13 DARK MOON –•– Bonnie Guitar (Dot)-8 (12S/11A/14J) (11)
12 16 FOUR WALLS –•– Jim Reeves (RCA Victor)-5 (14S/15A/20J) (12)
13 11 PARTY DOLL –•– Buddy Knox with the Rhythm Orchids (Roulette)-15 (20S/22A/10 tJ) (2)
14 12 WHY BABY WHY –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-12 (25S/20A/15J) (6)
15 15 ROCK-A-BILLY –•– Guy Mitchell (Columbia)-9 (13S/17J) (13)
16 14 I’M WALKIN’ –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-13 (13J) (5)
17 42 A TEENAGER’S ROMANCE –•– Ricky Nelson (Verve)-2 (7S/16J) (17)
18 22 YES TONIGHT, JOSEPHINE –•– Johnnie Ray (Columbia)-7 (12A) (18)
19 45 YOUNG BLOOD –•– The Coasters (Atco)-4 (16S/12J) (19)
20 38 SEARCHIN’ –•– The Coasters (Atco)-3 (16S/12J) (20)

21 25 WONDERFUL WONDERFUL –•– Johnny Mathis (Columbia)-17 (24S/23A) (21)
22 33 I JUST DON’T KNOW –•– The Four Lads (Columbia)-4 (17A) (22)
23 35 HE’S MINE –•– The Platters (Mercury)-9 (22 Ts/24 tA/18J) (23)
24 t 39 BERNANDINE –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-4 (2S/14A/10 tJ) (24)
24 t 20 BUTTERFLY –•– Andy Williams (Cadence)-15 (18A/19J) (1)
26 t 64 t START MOVIN’ (In My Direction) –•– Sal Mineo (Epic)-2 (15S) (26)
26 t 43 GOIN’ STEADY –•– Tommy Sands (Capitol)-2 (26)
28 t 17 PLEDGE OF LOVE –•– Ken Copeland (Imperial)-9 (17)
28 t 27 t I’M WALKING –•– Ricky Nelson (Verve)-4 (7S/16J) (27)
30 t 18 EMPTY ARMS –•– Teresa Brewer (Coral)-9 (18)
30 t 29 t TALKIN’ TO THE BLUES –•– Jim Lowe (Dot)-4 (29)

32 t 53 t FREIGHT TRAIN –•– Rusty Draper (Mercury)-2 (32)
32 t — VALLEY OF TEARS –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-2 (21S) (32)
34 37 FOUR WALLS –•– Jim Lowe (Dot)-4 (16A) (34)
35 44 IT’S NOT FOR ME TO SAY –•– Johnny Mathis (Columbia)-5 (18S/21A) (35)
36 31 SHISH-KEBAB –•– Ralph Marterie and His Orchestra (Mercury)-5 (24 tA) (30)
37 34 MANGOS –•– Rosemary Clooney (Columbia)-12 (13A) (25)
38 21 I’M SORRY –•– The Platters (Mercury)-11 (22 Ts/18J) (19)
39 23 LOVE IS A GOLDEN RING –•– Frankie Laine and the Easy Riders (Columbia)-10 (23)
40 64 t BYE BYE LOVE –•– The Everly Brothers (Cadence)-2 (17S) (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS:

42 19 PARTY DOLL –•– Steve Lawrence (Coral)-15 (10)
46 27 t PLEDGE OF LOVE –•– Mitchell Torok (Decca)-8 (26)
48 t 32 I’M STICKIN’ WITH YOU –•– Jimmy Bowen with the Rhythm Orchids (Roulette)-15 (14)
48 t 29 t NINETY-NINE WAYS –•– Tab Hunter (Dot)-11 (11)
50 t 36 FABULOUS –•– Charlie Gracie (Cameo)-4 (19S) (36)
50 t 24 MAMA LOOK AT BUBU –•– Harry Belafonte (RCA Victor)-11 (13)
77 40 JUST BECAUSE –•– Lloyd Price (ABC-Paramount)-14 (29)
80 26 BUTTERFLY –•– Charlie Gracie (Cameo)-16 (7)

POWER HITS:

41 63 GIRL WITH THE GOLDEN BRAIDS –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-2 (19A) (41)
43 62 EMPTY ARMS –•– Ivory Joe Hunter (Atlantic)-8 (43)
44 60 GONNA FIND ME A BLUEBIRD –•– Marvin Rainwater (MGM)-2 (44)
45 — FREIGHT TRAIN –•– Chas. McDevitt Skiffle Group (Chic)-1 (45)
47 46 C.C. RIDER –•– Chuck Willis (Atlantic)-6 (46)
50 t 67 OVER THE MOUNTAIN; ACROSS THE SEA –•– Johnnie and Joe (Chess)-3 (22S) (50)

NEW THIS WEEK:

32 t — VALLEY OF TEARS –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-2 (21S) (32)
45 — FREIGHT TRAIN –•– Chas. McDevitt Skiffle Group (Chic)-1 (45)
54 t — ROCK YOUR BABY TO SLEEP –•– Lieutenant Buddy Knox with the Rhythm Orchids (Roulette)-2 (54)
65 — WITH ALL MY HEART –•– Jodie Sands (Chancellor)-1 (65)
66 — DON’T CRY MY LOVE (The Faithful Hussar) –•– Vera Lynn (London)-2 (66)
67 — IT’S YOU I LOVE –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-1 (21S) (67)
68 — CAN’T WAIT FOR SUMMER –•– Steve Lawrence (Coral)-1 (68)
70 — QUEEN OF THE SENIOR PROM –•– The Mills Brothers (Decca)-1 (70)
76 — MY LITTLE BABY –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-1 (76)
79 — TOO LATE –•– Gene Austin (RCA Victor)-1 (79)
83 t — MY DREAM –•– The Platters (Mercury)-1 (83)
86 — RANG TANG DING DONG (I Am the Japanese Sandman) –•– The Cellos (Apollo)-1 (86)
90 — A WHITE SPORT COAT (Ans a Pink Carnation) –•– Johnny Desmond (Coral)-1 (90)
91 t — PARTY DOLL –•– Roy Brown (Imperial)-2 (89)
91 t — DO I LOVE YOU (Because You’re Beautiful) –•– Tony Martin (RCA Victor)-4 (82)
94 t — FABULOUS –•– Steve Lawrence (Coral)-1 (94)
96 t — SHANGRI-LA –•– The Four Coins (Epic)-1 (96)
96 t — TINA –•– The Easy Riders (Columbia)-1 (96)

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US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending: 29th May, 1957
Issue Date: 3rd June, 1957

1 1 ALL SHOOK UP –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-10 (3S/1A/1J) (8 wks @ #1) (1)
2 3 t LOVE LETTERS IN THE SAND –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-5 (1S/2A/3J) (2)
3 t 2 LITTLE DARLIN’ –•– The Diamonds (Mercury)-13 (7S/3A/2J) (2)
3 t 6 A WHITE SPORT COAT (And a Pink Carnation) –•– Marty Robbins (Columbia)-9 (2S/4A/5 tJ) (3)
5 7 t SO RARE –•– The Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra (Fraternity)-16 (5S/5A/7 tJ) (5)
6 5 SCHOOL DAY –•– Chuck Berry (Chess)-10 (6S/6A/9J) (5)
7 9 t DARK MOON –•– Gale Storm (Dot)-8 (8S/9A/5 tJ) (7)
8 7 t GONE –•– Ferlin Husky (Capitol)-15 (13S/7A/4J) (4)
9 3 t ROUND AND ROUND –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-16 (15S/8A/7 tJ) (1)
10 9 t COME GO WITH ME –•– The Dell-Vikings (Dot)-17 (11S/10A/10J) (5)

11 11 DARK MOON –•– Bonnie Guitar (Dot)-9 (10S/13A/12 tJ) (11)
12 12 FOUR WALLS –•– Jim Reeves (RCA Victor)-6 (16S/11A/14J) (12)
13 t 20 SEARCHIN’ –•– The Coasters (Atco)-4 (14S/12A/16 tJ) (13)
13 t 17 A TEENAGER’S ROMANCE –•– Ricky Nelson (Verve)-3 (4S/19A/12 tJ) (13)
15 40 BYE BYE LOVE –•– The Everly Brothers (Cadence)-3 (12S/21A/18 tJ) (15)
16 26 t START MOVIN’ (In My Direction) –•– Sal Mineo (Epic)-3 (9S/25A) (16)
17 32 t FREIGHT TRAIN –•– Rusty Draper (Mercury)-3 (21S/15A) (17)
18 15 ROCK-A-BILLY –•– Guy Mitchell (Columbia)-10 (20S) (13)
19 28 t I’M WALKING –•– Ricky Nelson (Verve)-5 (4S/12 tJ) (19)
20 30 t EMPTY ARMS –•– Teresa Brewer (Coral)-10 (18)

21 t 34 FOUR WALLS –•– Jim Lowe (Dot)-5 (19S/23 tA/15J) (21)
21 t 26 t GOIN’ STEADY –•– Tommy Sands (Capitol)-3 (24S) (21)
23 35 IT’S NOT FOR ME TO SAY –•– Johnny Mathis (Columbia)-6 (18S) (23)
24 32 t VALLEY OF TEARS –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-3 (25S) (24)
25 13 PARTY DOLL –•– Buddy Knox with the Rhythm Orchids (Roulette)-16 (11J) (2)
26 21 WONDERFUL WONDERFUL –•– Johnny Mathis (Columbia)-18 (21 Ts) (21)
27 41 GIRL WITH THE GOLDEN BRAIDS –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-3 (15A) (27)
28 14 WHY BABY WHY –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-13 (16 tJ) (6)
29 36 SHISH-KEBAB –•– Ralph Marterie and His Orchestra (Mercury)-6 (14A) (29)
30 24 t BERNANDINE –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-5 (1S/3J) (24)

31 t 50 t FABULOUS –•– Charlie Gracie (Cameo)-5 (17S) (31)
31 t 30 t TALKIN’ TO THE BLUES –•– Jim Lowe (Dot)-5 (19S/15J) (29)
33 16 I’M WALKIN’ –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-14 (18 tJ) (5)
34 t 54 t I LIKE YOUR KIND OF LOVE –•– Andy Williams (Cadence)-3 (34)
34 t 56 OLD CAPE COD –•– Patti Page (Mercury)-3 (17 tA) (34)
36 t 39 LOVE IS A GOLDEN RING –•– Frankie Laine and the Easy Riders (Columbia)-11 (23)
36 t 54 t ROCK YOUR BABY TO SLEEP –•– Lieutenant Buddy Knox with the Rhythm Orchids (Roulette)-3 (23 tA) (36)
38 28 t PLEDGE OF LOVE –•– Ken Copeland (Imperial)-10 (17)
39 23 HE’S MINE –•– The Platters (Mercury)-10 (18 tJ) (23)
40 50 t OVER THE MOUNTAIN; ACROSS THE SEA –•– Johnnie and Joe (Chess)-4 (23S) (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS:

42 37 MANGOS –•– Rosemary Clooney (Columbia)-13 (17 tA) (25)
43 t 24 t BUTTERFLY –•– Andy Williams (Cadence)-16 (1)
46 19 YOUNG BLOOD –•– The Coasters (Atco)-5 (14S/16 tJ) (19)
50 22 I JUST DON’T KNOW –•– The Four Lads (Columbia)-5 (22)
51 38 I’M SORRY –•– The Platters (Mercury)-12 (18 tJ) (19)

POWER HITS:

41 45 FREIGHT TRAIN –•– Chas. McDevitt Skiffle Group (Chic)-2 (41)
43 t 53 LITTLE WHITE LIES –•– Betty Johnson (Bally)-6 (43)
45 68 CAN’T WAIT FOR SUMMER –•– Steve Lawrence (Coral)-2 (45)
47 57 ALMOST PARADISE –•– Roger Williams (Kapp)-15 (26)
48 76 MY LITTLE BABY –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-2 (48)
49 69 ONE FOR MY BABY (And One More For the Road) –•– Tony Bennett (Columbia)-3 (49)

NEW THIS WEEK:

61 — GONNA FIND ME A BLUEBIRD –•– Eddy Arnold (RCA Victor)-1 (61)
64 — COCOANUT WOMAN –•– Harry Belafonte (RCA Victor)-1 (64)
74 — BYE BYE, LOVE –•– Webb Pierce (Decca)-1 (74)
79 — ISLAND IN THE SUN –•– Harry Belafonte (RCA Victor)-1 (79)
80 t — WHO NEEDS YOU –•– The Four Lads (Columbia)-19 (14)
80 t — I’M GONNA SIT RIGHT DOWN AND WRITE MYSELF A LETTER –•– Billy Williams (Coral)-1 (80)
83 — DON’T CALL ME SWEETIE (Cause I’m Bitter) –•– Eileen Rodgers (Columbia)-1 (83)
84 — GONNA FIND ME A BLUEBIRD –•– Joyce Hahn (Cadence)-1 (84)
86 t — CRAZY LOVE –•– Frank Sinatra (Capitol)-2 (60)
92 t — I’M WALKING THE FLOOR OVER YOU –•– Georgia Gibbs (RCA Victor)-1 (92)
94 — MY LOVE SONG –•– Tommy Sands (Capitol)-6 (62)
95 — I LOVE MY GIRL –•– Cozy Morley (ABC-Paramount)-3 (62)
96 t — JUST TO HOLD MY HAND –•– Clyde McPhatter (Atlantic)-2 (73)
96 t — THE SHRINE OF ST. CECILLIA –•– Faron Young (Capitol)-1 (96)

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US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending: 5th June, 1957
Issue Date: 10th June, 1957

1 2 LOVE LETTERS IN THE SAND –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-6 (1S/1A/2J) (1 wk @ #1) (1)
2 1 ALL SHOOK UP –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-11 (6S/2A/1J) (1)
3 3 t A WHITE SPORT COAT (And a Pink Carnation) –•– Marty Robbins (Columbia)-10 (3S/5A/4J) (3)
4 5 SO RARE –•– The Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra (Fraternity)-17 (4S/3A/7J) (4)
5 3 t LITTLE DARLIN’ –•– The Diamonds (Mercury)-14 (9S/4A/3J) (2)
6 7 DARK MOON –•– Gale Storm (Dot)-9 (7S/11A/5J) (6)
7 6 SCHOOL DAY –•– Chuck Berry (Chess)-11 (8S/9A/8J) (5)
8 11 DARK MOON –•– Bonnie Guitar (Dot)-10 (12S/6 tA/12J) (8)
9 9 ROUND AND ROUND –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-17 (20S/8A/9J) (1)
10 t 10 COME GO WITH ME –•– The Dell-Vikings (Dot)-18 (13S/15A/11J) (5)
10 t 8 GONE –•– Ferlin Husky (Capitol)-16 (16S/16A/6J) (4)

12 12 FOUR WALLS –•– Jim Reeves (RCA Victor)-7 (14S/14A/13J) (12)
13 13 t A TEENAGER’S ROMANCE –•– Ricky Nelson (Verve)-4 (2S/18A/16J) (13)
14 15 BYE BYE LOVE –•– The Everly Brothers (Cadence)-4 (5S/25 tA/14J) (14)
15 13 t SEARCHIN’ –•– The Coasters (Atco)-5 (11S/19A/10J) (13)
16 17 FREIGHT TRAIN –•– Rusty Draper (Mercury)-4 (17S/6 tA) (16)
17 19 I’M WALKING –•– Ricky Nelson (Verve)-6 (2S/16J) (17)
18 46 YOUNG BLOOD –•– The Coasters (Atco)-6 (11S/10J) (18)
19 34 t OLD CAPE COD –•– Patti Page (Mercury)-4 (25S/13A) (19)
20 23 IT’S NOT FOR ME TO SAY –•– Johnny Mathis (Columbia)-7 (15S/21 tA) (20)

21 31 t TALKIN’ TO THE BLUES –•– Jim Lowe (Dot)-6 (21 Ts/15J) (21)
22 24 VALLEY OF TEARS –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-4 (21 tA) (22)
23 t 30 BERNANDINE –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-6 (1S/2J) (23)
23 t 21 t FOUR WALLS –•– Jim Lowe (Dot)-6 (21 Ts/15J) (21)
25 34 t I LIKE YOUR KIND OF LOVE –•– Andy Williams (Cadence)-4 (19S) (25)
26 21 t GOIN’ STEADY –•– Tommy Sands (Capitol)-4 (18S) (21)
27 16 START MOVIN’ (In My Direction) –•– Sal Mineo (Epic)-4 (10S) (16)
28 50 I JUST DON’T KNOW –•– The Four Lads (Columbia)-6 (20A) (22)
29 20 EMPTY ARMS –•– Teresa Brewer (Coral)-11 (24A/19J) (18)
30 26 WONDERFUL WONDERFUL –•– Johnny Mathis (Columbia)-19 (25 tA) (21)

31 40 OVER THE MOUNTAIN; ACROSS THE SEA –•– Johnnie and Joe (Chess)-5 (21 Ts) (31)
32 29 SHISH-KEBAB –•– Ralph Marterie and His Orchestra (Mercury)-7 (10A) (29)
33 — YES TONIGHT, JOSEPHINE –•– Johnnie Ray (Columbia)-8 (18)
34 18 ROCK-A-BILLY –•– Guy Mitchell (Columbia)-11 (13)
35 27 GIRL WITH THE GOLDEN BRAIDS –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-4 (17A) (27)
36 36 t ROCK YOUR BABY TO SLEEP –•– Lieutenant Buddy Knox with the Rhythm Orchids (Roulette)-4 (36)
37 — GONNA FIND ME A BLUEBIRD –•– Marvin Rainwater (MGM)-3 (18J) (37)
38 59 MY DREAM –•– The Platters (Mercury)-3 (38)
39 42 MANGOS –•– Rosemary Clooney (Columbia)-14 (23A) (25)
40 t 41 FREIGHT TRAIN –•– Chas. McDevitt Skiffle Group (Chic)-3 (40)
40 t 28 WHY BABY WHY –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-14 (20J) (6)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS:

46 39 HE’S MINE –•– The Platters (Mercury)-11 (23)
47 t 31 t FABULOUS –•– Charlie Gracie (Cameo)-6 (21 Ts) (31)
47 t 25 PARTY DOLL –•– Buddy Knox with the Rhythm Orchids (Roulette)-17 (17J) (2)
53 38 PLEDGE OF LOVE –•– Ken Copeland (Imperial)-11 (17)
55 33 I’M WALKIN’ –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-15 (5)
63 36 t LOVE IS A GOLDEN RING –•– Frankie Laine and the Easy Riders (Columbia)-12 (23)

POWER HITS:

42 45 CAN’T WAIT FOR SUMMER –•– Steve Lawrence (Coral)-3 (42)
43 57 C.C. RIDER –•– Chuck Willis (Atlantic)-8 (43)
44 53 t QUEEN OF THE SENIOR PROM –•– The Mills Brothers (Decca)-3 (44)
45 — WITH ALL MY HEART –•– Jodie Sands (Chancellor)-2 (24S) (45)
49 51 I’M SORRY –•– The Platters (Mercury)-13 (19)
50 56 (Main Theme) AROUND THE WORLD (Instrumental) –•– Victor Young and His Singing Strings (Decca)-4 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK:

33 — YES TONIGHT, JOSEPHINE –•– Johnnie Ray (Columbia)-8 (18)
37 — GONNA FIND ME A BLUEBIRD –•– Marvin Rainwater (MGM)-3 (18J) (37)
45 — WITH ALL MY HEART –•– Jodie Sands (Chancellor)-2 (24S) (45)
51 — WONDERING –•– Patti Page (Mercury)-3 (25S/12A) (51)
59 — SUZIE-Q –•– Dale Hawkins (Checker)-1 (59)
60 — (You Hit the Wrong Note) BILLY GOAT –•– Billy Haley and His Comets (Decca)-1 (60)
76 — TILL –•– Percy Faith and His Orchestra (Columbia)-9 (63)
79 t — STARDUST (From the “Love Is the Thing” E.P.) –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-2 (79)
82 — A FALLEN STAR –•– Jimmy Newman (Dot)-1 (82)
83 — DO I LOVE YOU (Because You’re Beautiful) –•– Tony Martin (RCA Victor)-5 (82)
88 — TEEN-AGE CRUSH –•– Tommy Sands (Capitol)-16 (3)
90 — SO LONG I’M GONE –•– Warren Smith (Sun)-1 (90)
94 — SUNSHINE GIRL –•– Eddie Fisher (RCA Victor)-1 (94)
95 — TRUST IN ME –•– Chris Connor (Atlantic)-1 (95)
96 t — AROUND THE WORLD –•– Mantovani and His Orchestra (London)-1 (96)
98 t — TINA –•– The Easy Riders (Columbia)-2 (96)
100 — ROCKIN’ SHOES –•– The Ames Brothers (RCA Victor)-1 (100)

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US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending: 12th June, 1957
Issue Date: 17th June, 1957

Note: This week is the final appearance of the “Most Played In Juke Boxes” Chart

1 1 LOVE LETTERS IN THE SAND –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-7 (1S/1A/2J) (2 wks @ #1) (1)
2 2 ALL SHOOK UP –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-12 (8S/3A/1J) (1)
3 t 4 SO RARE –•– The Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra (Fraternity)-18 (4S/2A/6J) (3)
3 t 3 A WHITE SPORT COAT (And a Pink Carnation) –•– Marty Robbins (Columbia)-11 (3S/4A/5J) (3)
5 6 DARK MOON –•– Gale Storm (Dot)-10 (6S/6A/4J) (5)
6 14 BYE BYE LOVE –•– The Everly Brothers (Cadence)-5 (2S/8A/9J) (6)
7 5 LITTLE DARLIN’ –•– The Diamonds (Mercury)-15 (9S/9A/3J) (2)
8 18 YOUNG BLOOD –•– The Coasters (Atco)-7 (7S/10A/10J) (8)
9 7 SCHOOL DAY –•– Chuck Berry (Chess)-12 (10S/11A/7J) (5)
10 t 15 SEARCHIN’ –•– The Coasters (Atco)-6 (7S/13A/10J) (10)
10 t 13 A TEENAGER’S ROMANCE –•– Ricky Nelson (Verve)-5 (5S/12A/16J) (10)

12 8 DARK MOON –•– Bonnie Guitar (Dot)-11 (16S/14A/11J) (8)
13 27 START MOVIN’ (In My Direction) –•– Sal Mineo (Epic)-5 (11S/17A/18J) (13)
14 20 IT’S NOT FOR ME TO SAY –•– Johnny Mathis (Columbia)-8 (12S/5A) (14)
15 10 t GONE –•– Ferlin Husky (Capitol)-17 (17 Ts/22A/8J) (4)
16 19 OLD CAPE COD –•– Patti Page (Mercury)-5 (17 Ts/7A) (16)
17 25 I LIKE YOUR KIND OF LOVE –•– Andy Williams (Cadence)-5 (13S/20A/19J) (17)
18 12 FOUR WALLS –•– Jim Reeves (RCA Victor)-8 (14 Ts/19A/13J) (12)
19 9 ROUND AND ROUND –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-18 (15A/12J) (1)
20 t 10 t COME GO WITH ME –•– The Dell-Vikings (Dot)-19 (14 Ts/14J) (5)
20 t 23 t FOUR WALLS –•– Jim Lowe (Dot)-7 (15J) (20)

22 22 VALLEY OF TEARS –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-5 (22S/21A) (22)
23 36 ROCK YOUR BABY TO SLEEP –•– Lieutenant Buddy Knox with the Rhythm Orchids (Roulette)-5 (23S) (23)
24 16 FREIGHT TRAIN –•– Rusty Draper (Mercury)-5 (25S/16A) (16)
25 t 31 OVER THE MOUNTAIN; ACROSS THE SEA –•– Johnnie and Joe (Chess)-6 (19S/17J) (25)
25 t 45 WITH ALL MY HEART –•– Jodie Sands (Chancellor)-3 (21S/23A) (25)
27 17 I’M WALKING –•– Ricky Nelson (Verve)-7 (5S/16J) (17)
28 28 I JUST DON’T KNOW –•– The Four Lads (Columbia)-7 (25A) (22)
29 21 TALKIN’ TO THE BLUES –•– Jim Lowe (Dot)-7 (15J) (21)
30 t 30 WONDERFUL WONDERFUL –•– Johnny Mathis (Columbia)-20 (24A) (21)
30 t 26 GOIN’ STEADY –•– Tommy Sands (Capitol)-5 (21)
30 t 81 I’M GONNA SIT RIGHT DOWN AND WRITE MYSELF A LETTER –•– Billy Williams (Coral)-3 (20S) (30)
30 t 38 MY DREAM –•– The Platters (Mercury)-4 (30)

34 t 34 ROCK-A-BILLY –•– Guy Mitchell (Columbia)-12 (13)
34 t 29 EMPTY ARMS –•– Teresa Brewer (Coral)-12 (18)
34 t 35 GIRL WITH THE GOLDEN BRAIDS –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-5 (18A) (27)
37 47 t FABULOUS –•– Charlie Gracie (Cameo)-7 (24S) (31)
38 33 YES TONIGHT, JOSEPHINE –•– Johnnie Ray (Columbia)-9 (18)
39 44 QUEEN OF THE SENIOR PROM –•– The Mills Brothers (Decca)-4 (39)
40 68 SHANGRI-LA –•– The Four Coins (Epic)-4 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS:

41 32 SHISH-KEBAB –•– Ralph Marterie and His Orchestra (Mercury)-8 (29)
43 39 MANGOS –•– Rosemary Clooney (Columbia)-15 (25)
44 40 t FREIGHT TRAIN –•– Chas. McDevitt Skiffle Group (Chic)-4 (40)
45 23 t BERNANDINE –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-7 (1S/2J) (23)
48 37 GONNA FIND ME A BLUEBIRD –•– Marvin Rainwater (MGM)-4 (20J) (37)
53 40 t WHY BABY WHY –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-15 (6)

POWER HITS:

42 59 SUZIE-Q –•– Dale Hawkins (Checker)-2 (42)
46 50 (Main Theme) AROUND THE WORLD (Instrumental) –•– Victor Young and His Singing Strings (Decca)-5 (46)
49 — SEND FOR ME –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-1 (49)
50 55 I’M WALKIN’ –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-16 (5)

NEW THIS WEEK:

49 — SEND FOR ME –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-1 (49)
54 — JENNY, JENNY –•– Little Richard (Specialty)-1 (54)
60 t — ISLAND IN THE SUN –•– Harry Belafonte (RCA Victor)-2 (60)
68 — SO YOUNG –•– Clyde Stacy and the Nitecaps (Candelight)-1 (68)
69 — (But As They Say) THAT’S LIFE –•– Jack Pleis and His Orchestra (Decca)-1 (69)
70 t — MY PERSONAL POSSESSION –•– Nat King Cole and the Four Knights (Capitol)-1 (70)
72 t — AROUND THE WORLD (Vocal) –•– Bing Crosby (Decca)-1 (72)
76 — TOO LATE –•– Gene Austin (RCA Victor)-3 (75)
79 — RANG TANG DING DONG (I Am the Japanese Sandman) –•– The Cellos (Apollo)-3 (79)
83 t — RAINBOW –•– Russ Hamilton (Kapp)-1 (83)
83 t — SWEET STUFF –•– Guy Mitchell (Columbia)-1 (83)
85 — TEARDROPS IN MY HEART –•– Teresa Brewer (Coral)-1 (85)
86 — RING-A-DING-A-DING –•– Tommy Sands (Capitol)-5 (50)
87 — THAT’S WHEN YOUR HEARTACHES BEGIN –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-7 (8S/1J) (58)
88 — JUST TO HOLD MY HAND –•– Clyde McPhatter (Atlantic)-3 (73)
89 — YOUR KISSES KILL ME –•– Eydie Gorme (ABC-Paramount)-1 (89)
91 — STAR DUST –•– Billy Ward and His Dominoes (Decca)-1 (91)
92 — THE CATTLE CALL –•– Dinah Shore (RCA Victor)-1 (92)
93 — MY LOVE SONG –•– Tommy Sands (Capitol)-7 (62)
94 — LET IT BE ME –•– Jill Corey with Jimmy Carroll (Columbia)-6 (57)
97 — WHO NEEDS YOU –•– The Four Lads (Columbia)-20 (14)
98 t — CALYPSO MELODY –•– David Rose and His Orchestra (MGM)-12 (42)

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US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending: 19th June, 1957
Issue Date: 24th June, 1957

NOTE: Several changes this week 1) The Juke Box chart is discontinued; 2) The Best Sellers In Stores Chart is expanded to 30 positions; 3) The sales chart and sales portion of the Top 100 chart panel is revised and expanded

1 1 LOVE LETTERS IN THE SAND –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-8 (1S/1A) (3 wks @ #1) (1)
2 3 t SO RARE –•– The Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra (Fraternity)-19 (3S/2A) (2)
3 6 BYE BYE LOVE –•– The Everly Brothers (Cadence)-6 (2S/3A) (3)
4 2 ALL SHOOK UP –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-13 (5S/5A) (1)
5 3 t A WHITE SPORT COAT (And a Pink Carnation) –•– Marty Robbins (Columbia)-12 (8S/4A) (3)
6 5 DARK MOON –•– Gale Storm (Dot)-11 (7S/8A) (5)
7 16 OLD CAPE COD –•– Patti Page (Mercury)-6 (13 Ts/7A) (7)
8 10 t A TEENAGER’S ROMANCE –•– Ricky Nelson (Verve)-6 (4S/11A) (8)
9 10 t SEARCHIN’ –•– The Coasters (Atco)-7 (6S/10A) (9)
10 7 LITTLE DARLIN’ –•– The Diamonds (Mercury)-16 (10S/12A) (2)

11 24 FREIGHT TRAIN –•– Rusty Draper (Mercury)-6 (21 Ts/9A) (11)
12 13 START MOVIN’ (In My Direction) –•– Sal Mineo (Epic)-6 (9S/16 tA) (12)
13 18 FOUR WALLS –•– Jim Reeves (RCA Victor)-9 (15S/14A) (12)
14 17 I LIKE YOUR KIND OF LOVE –•– Andy Williams (Cadence)-6 (11S/22A) (14)
15 34 t GIRL WITH THE GOLDEN BRAIDS –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-6 (26 Ts/13A) (15)
16 22 VALLEY OF TEARS –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-6 (12S/19A) (16)
17 14 IT’S NOT FOR ME TO SAY –•– Johnny Mathis (Columbia)-9 (26 Ts/6A) (14)
18 9 SCHOOL DAY –•– Chuck Berry (Chess)-13 (18S/18A) (5)
19 30 t GOIN’ STEADY –•– Tommy Sands (Capitol)-6 (21 Ts/16 tA) (19)
20 25 t WITH ALL MY HEART –•– Jodie Sands (Chancellor)-4 (15A) (20)

21 12 DARK MOON –•– Bonnie Guitar (Dot)-12 (20A) (8)
22 8 YOUNG BLOOD –•– The Coasters (Atco)-8 (6S) (8)
23 20 t COME GO WITH ME –•– The Dell-Vikings (Dot)-20 (17S) (5)
24 15 GONE –•– Ferlin Husky (Capitol)-18 (24 Ts) (4)
25 23 ROCK YOUR BABY TO SLEEP –•– Lieutenant Buddy Knox with the Rhythm Orchids (Roulette)-6 (23)
26 30 t I’M GONNA SIT RIGHT DOWN AND WRITE MYSELF A LETTER –•– Billy Williams (Coral)-4 (23A) (26)
27 t 25 t OVER THE MOUNTAIN; ACROSS THE SEA –•– Johnnie and Joe (Chess)-7 (19S) (25)
27 t 19 ROUND AND ROUND –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-19 (1)
29 t 63 C.C. RIDER –•– Chuck Willis (Atlantic)-10 (13 Ts) (29)
29 t 30 t MY DREAM –•– The Platters (Mercury)-5 (29 Ts) (29)

31 37 FABULOUS –•– Charlie Gracie (Cameo)-8 (16S) (31)
32 41 SHISH-KEBAB –•– Ralph Marterie and His Orchestra (Mercury)-9 (21A) (29)
33 30 t WONDERFUL WONDERFUL –•– Johnny Mathis (Columbia)-21 (21)
34 48 GONNA FIND ME A BLUEBIRD –•– Marvin Rainwater (MGM)-5 (24 Ts) (34)
35 52 WONDERING –•– Patti Page (Mercury)-5 (13 Ts/24A) (35)
36 54 JENNY, JENNY –•– Little Richard (Specialty)-2 (20S) (36)
37 t 45 BERNANDINE –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-8 (1S) (23)
37 t 27 I’M WALKING –•– Ricky Nelson (Verve)-8 (4S) (17)
39 20 t FOUR WALLS –•– Jim Lowe (Dot)-8 (20)
40 65 LITTLE WHITE LIES –•– Betty Johnson (Bally)-9 (25A) (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS:

45 34 t ROCK-A-BILLY –•– Guy Mitchell (Columbia)-13 (13)
48 t 28 I JUST DON’T KNOW –•– The Four Lads (Columbia)-8 (22)
48 t 39 QUEEN OF THE SENIOR PROM –•– The Mills Brothers (Decca)-5 (39)
53 t 40 SHANGRI-LA –•– The Four Coins (Epic)-5 (40)
55 t 34 t EMPTY ARMS –•– Teresa Brewer (Coral)-13 (18)
55 t 29 TALKIN’ TO THE BLUES –•– Jim Lowe (Dot)-8 (21)
81 t 38 YES TONIGHT, JOSEPHINE –•– Johnnie Ray (Columbia)-10 (18)

POWER HITS:

41 100 ALMOST PARADISE –•– Roger Williams (Kapp)-18 (26)
42 t 70 t A FALLEN STAR –•– Jimmy Newman (Dot)-3 (42)
42 t 42 SUZIE-Q –•– Dale Hawkins (Checker)-3 (42)
44 46 (Main Theme) AROUND THE WORLD (Instrumental) –•– Victor Young and His Singing Strings (Decca)-6 (44)
46 47 CAN’T WAIT FOR SUMMER –•– Steve Lawrence (Coral)-5 (42)
47 — (Let Me Be Your) TEDDY BEAR –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-1 (23S) (47)
48 t 64 HE’S MINE –•– The Platters (Mercury)-13 (26 Ts) (23)
48 t 50 I’M WALKIN’ –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-17 (29 Ts) (5)

NEW THIS WEEK:

47 — (Let Me Be Your) TEDDY BEAR –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-1 (23S) (47)
65 — EMPTY ARMS –•– Ivory Joe Hunter (Atlantic)-10 (43)
67 t — LUCILLE –•– Little Richard (Specialty)-14 (27)
69 — WIND IN THE WILLOWS –•– Jo Stafford (Columbia)-10 (53)
70 t — PARTY DOLL –•– Steve Lawrence (Coral)-18 (10)
70 t — WHOLE LOT OF SHAKIN’ GOING ON –•– Jerry Lee Lewis (Sun)-1 (70)
76 t — LOVE IS A GOLDEN RING –•– Frankie Laine and the Easy Riders (Columbia)-13 (23)
76 t — WORDS OF LOVE –•– The Diamonds (Mercury)-1 (76)
80 — MAMA LOOK AT BUBU –•– Harry Belafonte (RCA Victor)-14 (13)
81 t — JUST BECAUSE –•– Lloyd Price (ABC-Paramount)-15 (29)
81 t — LOVING YOU –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-1 (23S) (81)
87 t — DON’T CALL ME SWEETIE (Cause I’m Bitter) –•– Eileen Rodgers (Columbia)-2 (83)
87 t — SHORT FAT FANNIE –•– Larry Williams (Specialty)-1 (87)
91 t — GONNA FIND ME A BLUEBIRD –•– Joyce Hahn (Cadence)-3 (84)
97 t — CRAZY LOVE –•– Frank Sinatra (Capitol)-4 (60)
97 t — FIRST DATE, FIRST KISS, FIRST LOVE –•– Sonny James (Capitol)-9 (39)
100 — BLUE MONDAY –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-16 (9)

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US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending: 22nd June, 1957
Issue Date: 1st July, 1957

NOTE: The changing of the “Week Ending” date beginning this chart

1 1 LOVE LETTERS IN THE SAND –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-9 (1S/1A) (4 wks @ #1) (1)
2 3 BYE BYE LOVE –•– The Everly Brothers (Cadence)-7 (2S/3A) (2)
3 2 SO RARE –•– The Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra (Fraternity)-20 (3S/2A) (2)
4 47 (Let Me Be Your) TEDDY BEAR –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-2 (4S/14A) (4)
5 5 A WHITE SPORT COAT (And a Pink Carnation) –•– Marty Robbins (Columbia)-13 (9S/5A) (3)
6 4 ALL SHOOK UP –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-14 (8S/8A) (1)
7 6 DARK MOON –•– Gale Storm (Dot)-12 (7S/7A) (5)
8 9 SEARCHIN’ –•– The Coasters (Atco)-8 (5S/6A) (8)
9 8 A TEENAGER’S ROMANCE –•– Ricky Nelson (Verve)-7 (6S/9A) (8)
10 12 START MOVIN’ (In My Direction) –•– Sal Mineo (Epic)-7 (12S) (10)

11 14 I LIKE YOUR KIND OF LOVE –•– Andy Williams (Cadence)-7 (13 Ts/10A) (11)
12 10 LITTLE DARLIN’ –•– The Diamonds (Mercury)-17 (15S/20A) (2)
13 16 VALLEY OF TEARS –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-7 (10S/19A) (13)
14 29 t C.C. RIDER –•– Chuck Willis (Atlantic)-11 (13 Ts) (14)
15 13 FOUR WALLS –•– Jim Reeves (RCA Victor)-10 (18S/17A) (12)
16 27 t OVER THE MOUNTAIN; ACROSS THE SEA –•– Johnnie and Joe (Chess)-8 (17S) (16)
17 t 36 JENNY, JENNY –•– Little Richard (Specialty)-3 (11S) (17)
17 t 7 OLD CAPE COD –•– Patti Page (Mercury)-7 (20S/4A) (7)
19 18 SCHOOL DAY –•– Chuck Berry (Chess)-14 (21 Ts/25A) (5)
20 t 23 COME GO WITH ME –•– The Dell-Vikings (Dot)-21 (19S/22A) (5)
20 t 17 IT’S NOT FOR ME TO SAY –•– Johnny Mathis (Columbia)-10 (16S/11A) (14)

22 22 YOUNG BLOOD –•– The Coasters (Atco)-8 (5S/15 tA) (8)
23 11 FREIGHT TRAIN –•– Rusty Draper (Mercury)-7 (23S/13A) (11)
24 37 t I’M WALKING –•– Ricky Nelson (Verve)-9 (6S) (17)
25 24 GONE –•– Ferlin Husky (Capitol)-19 (4)
26 31 FABULOUS –•– Charlie Gracie (Cameo)-9 (26)
27 26 I’M GONNA SIT RIGHT DOWN AND WRITE MYSELF A LETTER –•– Billy Williams (Coral)-5 (21 Ts/12A) (26)
28 29 t MY DREAM –•– The Platters (Mercury)-6 (24 Ts) (28)
29 19 GOIN’ STEADY –•– Tommy Sands (Capitol)-7 (26S) (19)
30 42 t SUZIE-Q –•– Dale Hawkins (Checker)-4 (27S) (30)

31 34 GONNA FIND ME A BLUEBIRD –•– Marvin Rainwater (MGM)-6 (31)
32 45 ROCK-A-BILLY –•– Guy Mitchell (Columbia)-14 (13)
33 25 ROCK YOUR BABY TO SLEEP –•– Lieutenant Buddy Knox with the Rhythm Orchids (Roulette)-7 (30S/21A) (23)
34 t 27 t ROUND AND ROUND –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-20 (1)
34 t 33 WONDERFUL WONDERFUL –•– Johnny Mathis (Columbia)-22 (21)
36 t 53 t SHANGRI-LA –•– The Four Coins (Epic)-6 (36)
36 t 20 WITH ALL MY HEART –•– Jodie Sands (Chancellor)-5 (18A) (20)
38 — LET THE FOUR WINDS BLOW –•– Roy Brown (Imperial)-1 (29S) (38)
39 48 t HE’S MINE –•– The Platters (Mercury)-14 (23)
40 15 GIRL WITH THE GOLDEN BRAIDS –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-7 (28S/23 tA) (15)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS:

42 21 DARK MOON –•– Bonnie Guitar (Dot)-13 (15 tA) (8)
44 37 t BERNANDINE –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-9 (1S) (23)
48 39 FOUR WALLS –•– Jim Lowe (Dot)-9 (20)
76 t 32 SHISH-KEBAB –•– Ralph Marterie and His Orchestra (Mercury)-10 (29)
95 t 35 WONDERING –•– Patti Page (Mercury)-6 (20S/23 tA) (35)

POWER HITS:

41 48 t I’M WALKIN’ –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-18 (5)
43 57 t JUST TO HOLD MY HAND –•– Clyde McPhatter (Atlantic)-5 (43)
45 t 67 t SEND FOR ME –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-3 (24 Ts) (45)
47 67 t LUCILLE –•– Little Richard (Specialty)-15 (27)
49 t 65 EMPTY ARMS –•– Ivory Joe Hunter (Atlantic)-11 (43)
49 t 87 t SHORT FAT FANNIE –•– Larry Williams (Specialty)-2 (49)

NEW THIS WEEK:

38 — LET THE FOUR WINDS BLOW –•– Roy Brown (Imperial)-1 (29S) (38)
53 t — STAR DUST –•– Billy Ward and His Dominoes (Decca)-2 (53)
56 t — MISS ANN –•– Little Richard (Specialty)-1 (11S) (56)
69 t — EVERYONE’S LAUGHING –•– The Spaniels (Vee-Jay)-1 (69)
71 t — BUTTERFLY –•– Andy Williams (Cadence)-19 (1)
71 t — TAMMY –•– The Ames Brothers (RCA Victor)-1 (71)
71 t — TOO MUCH –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-16 (2)
76 t — JIM DANDY GOT MARRIED –•– LaVern Baker (Atlantic)-1 (76)
81 t — HYPNOTIZED –•– The Drifters (Atlantic)-1 (81)
85 t — DEAREST –•– Mickey and Sylvia (Vik)-1 (85)
85 t — HOUND DOG –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-27 (2)
85 t — TEEN-AGE CRUSH –•– Tommy Sands (Capitol)-17 (3)
85 t — YOUNG LOVE –•– Tab Hunter (Dot)-21 (1)
95 t — LOVE ME TENDER –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-23 (1)
95 t — SEND ME SOME LOVIN’ –•– Little Richard (Specialty)-8 (54)
99 t — NEXT IN LINE –•– Johnny Cash and the Tennessee Two (Sun)-1 (99)

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US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending: 29th June, 1957
Issue Date: 8th July, 1957

1 1 LOVE LETTERS IN THE SAND –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-10 (3S/1A) (5 wks @ #1) (1)
2 2 BYE BYE LOVE –•– The Everly Brothers (Cadence)-8 (2S/3A) (2)
3 3 SO RARE –•– The Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra (Fraternity)-21 (4S/2A) (2)
4 4 (Let Me Be Your) TEDDY BEAR –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-3 (1S/6A) (4)
5 5 A WHITE SPORT COAT (And a Pink Carnation) –•– Marty Robbins (Columbia)-14 (7S/5A) (3)
6 6 ALL SHOOK UP –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-15 (14S/13A) (1)
7 8 SEARCHIN’ –•– The Coasters (Atco)-9 (5S/7A) (7)
8 7 DARK MOON –•– Gale Storm (Dot)-13 (15S/9A) (5)
9 11 I LIKE YOUR KIND OF LOVE –•– Andy Williams (Cadence)-8 (10 Ts/12A) (9)
10 20 t IT’S NOT FOR ME TO SAY –•– Johnny Mathis (Columbia)-11 (6S/10A) (10)

11 16 OVER THE MOUNTAIN; ACROSS THE SEA –•– Johnnie and Joe (Chess)-9 (10 Ts) (11)
12 t 12 LITTLE DARLIN’ –•– The Diamonds (Mercury)-18 (21S) (2)
12 t 9 A TEENAGER’S ROMANCE –•– Ricky Nelson (Verve)-8 (16S/8A) (8)
14 t 14 C.C. RIDER –•– Chuck Willis (Atlantic)-12 (17S) (14)
14 t 17 t OLD CAPE COD –•– Patti Page (Mercury)-8 (13S/4A) (7)
16 10 START MOVIN’ (In My Direction) –•– Sal Mineo (Epic)-8 (20S/24A) (10)
17 13 VALLEY OF TEARS –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-8 (8S/15A) (13)
18 27 I’M GONNA SIT RIGHT DOWN AND WRITE MYSELF A LETTER –•– Billy Williams (Coral)-6 (9S/11A) (18)
19 17 t JENNY, JENNY –•– Little Richard (Specialty)-4 (10 Ts) (17)
20 20 t COME GO WITH ME –•– The Dell-Vikings (Dot)-22 (24S) (5)

21 15 FOUR WALLS –•– Jim Reeves (RCA Victor)-11 (25S) (12)
22 19 SCHOOL DAY –•– Chuck Berry (Chess)-15 (26S) (5)
23 22 YOUNG BLOOD –•– The Coasters (Atco)-9 (5S/18A) (8)
24 t 23 FREIGHT TRAIN –•– Rusty Draper (Mercury)-8 (14A) (11)
24 t 45 t SEND FOR ME –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-4 (19S) (24)
26 49 t SHORT FAT FANNIE –•– Larry Williams (Specialty)-3 (18S) (26)
27 36 t SHANGRI-LA –•– The Four Coins (Epic)-7 (22S) (27)
28 34 t WONDERFUL WONDERFUL –•– Johnny Mathis (Columbia)-23 (23S/20 tA) (21)
29 30 SUZIE-Q –•– Dale Hawkins (Checker)-5 (27 Ts) (29)
30 43 JUST TO HOLD MY HAND –•– Clyde McPhatter (Atlantic)-6 (27 Ts) (30)

31 t 26 FABULOUS –•– Charlie Gracie (Cameo)-10 (26)
31 t 36 t WITH ALL MY HEART –•– Jodie Sands (Chancellor)-6 (29 Ts/16A) (20)
33 28 MY DREAM –•– The Platters (Mercury)-7 (28)
34 31 GONNA FIND ME A BLUEBIRD –•– Marvin Rainwater (MGM)-7 (31)
35 25 GONE –•– Ferlin Husky (Capitol)-20 (4)
36 t 29 GOIN’ STEADY –•– Tommy Sands (Capitol)-8 (22A) (19)
36 t 24 I’M WALKING –•– Ricky Nelson (Verve)-10 (16S) (17)
38 33 ROCK YOUR BABY TO SLEEP –•– Lieutenant Buddy Knox with the Rhythm Orchids (Roulette)-8 (17A) (23)
39 51 LOVING YOU –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-3 (1S) (39)
40 39 HE’S MINE –•– The Platters (Mercury)-15 (23)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS:

41 40 GIRL WITH THE GOLDEN BRAIDS –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-8 (19A) (15)
44 32 ROCK-A-BILLY –•– Guy Mitchell (Columbia)-15 (13)
47 t 38 LET THE FOUR WINDS BLOW –•– Roy Brown (Imperial)-2 (38)
47 t 34 t ROUND AND ROUND –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-21 (1)

POWER HITS:

42 t 44 BERNANDINE –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-10 (3S) (23)
42 t 48 FOUR WALLS –•– Jim Lowe (Dot)-10 (20 tA) (20)
45 49 t EMPTY ARMS –•– Ivory Joe Hunter (Atlantic)-12 (43)
46 53 t WHOLE LOT OF SHAKIN’ GOING ON –•– Jerry Lee Lewis (Sun)-3 (53)
47 t 65 t JUST BECAUSE –•– Lloyd Price (ABC-Paramount)-17 (29)

NEW THIS WEEK:

66 — WHISPERING BELLS –•– The Dell-Vikings (Dot)-1 (66)
67 t — SUN IS SHINING –•– Jimmy Reed (Vee-Jay)-1 (67)
74 t — WHAT CAN I DO –•– Donnie Elbert (DeLuxe)-1 (74)
77 t — IT HURTS TO BE IN LOVE –•– Annie Laurie (DeLuxe)-1 (77)
79 t — PLEASE SEND ME SOMEONE TO LOVE –•– The Moonglows (Chess)-1 (79)
83 t — CAN I COME OVER TONIGHT –•– The Velours (Onyx)-1 (83)
83 t — NEXT TIME YOU SEE ME –•– Little Junior Parker (Duke)-1 (83)
87 t — A FALLEN STAR –•– Ferlin Husky (Capitol)-1 (87)
92 t — ONE FOR MY BABY (And One More For the Road) –•– Tony Bennett (Columbia)-7 (49)
92 t — TALKIN’ TO THE BLUES –•– Jim Lowe (Dot)-9 (21)

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US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending: 6th July, 1957
Issue Date: 15th July, 1957

1 4 (Let Me Be Your) TEDDY BEAR –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-4 (1S/4A) (1 wk @ #1) (1)
2 1 LOVE LETTERS IN THE SAND –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-10 (2S/1A) (1)
3 3 SO RARE –•– The Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra (Fraternity)-22 (3S/3A) (2)
4 2 BYE BYE LOVE –•– The Everly Brothers (Cadence)-9 (4S/2A) (2)
5 10 IT’S NOT FOR ME TO SAY –•– Johnny Mathis (Columbia)-12 (6S/9A) (5)
6 7 SEARCHIN’ –•– The Coasters (Atco)-10 (5S/10A) (6)
7 8 DARK MOON –•– Gale Storm (Dot)-14 (14S/16A) (5)
8 5 A WHITE SPORT COAT (And a Pink Carnation) –•– Marty Robbins (Columbia)-15 (12S/13 tA) (3)
9 18 I’M GONNA SIT RIGHT DOWN AND WRITE MYSELF A LETTER –•– Billy Williams (Coral)-7 (7S/6A) (9)
10 6 ALL SHOOK UP –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-16 (17 Ts/23 tA) (1)

11 11 OVER THE MOUNTAIN; ACROSS THE SEA –•– Johnnie and Joe (Chess)-10 (9S) (11)
12 14 t C.C. RIDER –•– Chuck Willis (Atlantic)-13 (16S) (12)
13 9 I LIKE YOUR KIND OF LOVE –•– Andy Williams (Cadence)-9 (17 Ts/8A) (9)
14 24 t SEND FOR ME –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-5 (8S/20 tA) (14)
15 14 t OLD CAPE COD –•– Patti Page (Mercury)-9 (11S/5A) (7)
16 12 t LITTLE DARLIN’ –•– The Diamonds (Mercury)-19 (21S) (2)
17 26 SHORT FAT FANNIE –•– Larry Williams (Specialty)-4 (10S) (17)
18 19 JENNY, JENNY –•– Little Richard (Specialty)-5 (15S) (17)
19 20 COME GO WITH ME –•– The Dell-Vikings (Dot)-23 (20S) (5)
20 16 START MOVIN’ (In My Direction) –•– Sal Mineo (Epic)-9 (24S) (10)

21 t 12 t A TEENAGER’S ROMANCE –•– Ricky Nelson (Verve)-9 (23S/11A) (8)
21 t 17 VALLEY OF TEARS –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-9 (13S/13 tA) (13)
23 28 WONDERFUL WONDERFUL –•– Johnny Mathis (Columbia)-24 (19S/17A) (21)
24 23 YOUNG BLOOD –•– The Coasters (Atco)-10 (5S/22A) (8)
25 21 FOUR WALLS –•– Jim Reeves (RCA Victor)-12 (12)
26 33 MY DREAM –•– The Platters (Mercury)-8 (27S) (26)
27 22 SCHOOL DAY –•– Chuck Berry (Chess)-16 (5)
28 27 SHANGRI-LA –•– The Four Coins (Epic)-8 (29S/18 tA) (27)
29 t 29 SUZIE-Q –•– Dale Hawkins (Checker)-6 (29)
29 t 31 t WITH ALL MY HEART –•– Jodie Sands (Chancellor)-7 (28S/25A) (20)

31 t 30 JUST TO HOLD MY HAND –•– Clyde McPhatter (Atlantic)-7 (26S) (30)
31 t 66 WHISPERING BELLS –•– The Dell-Vikings (Dot)-2 (22S) (31)
33 24 t FREIGHT TRAIN –•– Rusty Draper (Mercury)-9 (7A) (11)
34 46 WHOLE LOT OF SHAKIN’ GOING ON –•– Jerry Lee Lewis (Sun)-4 (30S) (34)
35 t 34 GONNA FIND ME A BLUEBIRD –•– Marvin Rainwater (MGM)-8 (31)
35 t 39 LOVING YOU –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-4 (1S) (35)
37 51 STAR DUST –•– Billy Ward and His Dominoes (Decca)-4 (37)
38 42 t BERNANDINE –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-11 (2S) (23)
39 38 ROCK YOUR BABY TO SLEEP –•– Lieutenant Buddy Knox with the Rhythm Orchids (Roulette)-9 (23 tA) (23)
40 t 36 t GOIN’ STEADY –•– Tommy Sands (Capitol)-9 (19)
40 t 41 GIRL WITH THE GOLDEN BRAIDS –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-9 (15)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS:

45 35 GONE –•– Ferlin Husky (Capitol)-21 (4)
46 31 t FABULOUS –•– Charlie Gracie (Cameo)-11 (26)
48 t 36 t I’M WALKING –•– Ricky Nelson (Verve)-11 (23S) (17)
52 40 HE’S MINE –•– The Platters (Mercury)-16 (23)

POWER HITS:

42 42 t FOUR WALLS –•– Jim Lowe (Dot)-11 (20)
43 t 47 t A FALLEN STAR –•– Jimmy Newman (Dot)-6 (42)
43 t 55 IT’S YOU I LOVE –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-8 (13S) (43)
47 47 t LET THE FOUR WINDS BLOW –•– Roy Brown (Imperial)-3 (38)
48 t 53 t COCOANUT WOMAN –•– Harry Belafonte (RCA Victor)-7 (25S) (48)
50 57 AROUND THE WORLD –•– Mantovani and His Orchestra (London)-6 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK:

57 t — WHILE SILVER SANDS –•– Dave Gardner (OJ)-1 (57)
75 — DON’T ASK ME (To Be Lonely) –•– The Dubs (Gone)-1 (75)
78 t — DIANA –•– Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)-1 (78)
78 t — EVERYBODY’S SOMEBODY’S FOOL –•– The Heartbeats (Rama)-1 (78)
86 t — DYNAMITE –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-1 (86)
86 t — SWEETEST ONE –•– The Crest’s (Joyce)-1 (86)
89 t — DESERIE –•– The Charts (Everlast)-1 (89)
89 t — FRAULEIN –•– Bobby Helms (Decca)-1 (89)
89 t — TEARDROPS IN MY HEART –•– Teresa Brewer (Coral)-2 (85)
93 t — A FALLEN STAR –•– The Hilltoppers Featuring Jimmy Sacca (Dot)-1 (93)
93 t — RANG TANG DING DONG (I Am the Japanese Sandman) –•– The Cellos (Apollo)-4 (79)
96 — ROCKIN’ SHOES –•– The Ames Brothers (RCA Victor)-2 (96)
97 t — SUMMER LOVE –•– Joni James (MGM)-1 (97)
97 t — WHITE SILVER SANDS –•– Don Rondo (Jubilee)-1 (97)
100 t — NEXT IN LINE –•– Johnny Cash and the Tennessee Two (Sun)-2 (99)
100 t — SO STRANGE –•– The Jesters (Winley)-1 (100)

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US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending: 13th July, 1957
Issue Date: 22nd July, 1957

1 1 (Let Me Be Your) TEDDY BEAR –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-5 (1S/2A) (2 wks @ #1) (1)
2 2 LOVE LETTERS IN THE SAND –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-11 (2S/1A) (1)
3 4 BYE BYE LOVE –•– The Everly Brothers (Cadence)-10 (3S/3A) (2)
4 3 SO RARE –•– The Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra (Fraternity)-23 (4S/4A) (2)
5 6 SEARCHIN’ –•– The Coasters (Atco)-11 (5S/8A) (5)
6 5 IT’S NOT FOR ME TO SAY –•– Johnny Mathis (Columbia)-13 (12S/7A) (5)
7 14 SEND FOR ME –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-6 (7S/9A) (7)
8 11 OVER THE MOUNTAIN; ACROSS THE SEA –•– Johnnie and Joe (Chess)-11 (9S) (8)
9 15 OLD CAPE COD –•– Patti Page (Mercury)-10 (8S/5A) (7)
10 7 DARK MOON –•– Gale Storm (Dot)-15 (10S/14 tA) (5)

11 17 SHORT FAT FANNIE –•– Larry Williams (Specialty)-5 (11S/21A) (11)
12 8 A WHITE SPORT COAT (And a Pink Carnation) –•– Marty Robbins (Columbia)-16 (15S) (3)
13 9 I’M GONNA SIT RIGHT DOWN AND WRITE MYSELF A LETTER –•– Billy Williams (Coral)-8 (17S/6A) (9)
14 12 C.C. RIDER –•– Chuck Willis (Atlantic)-14 (16S) (12)
15 10 ALL SHOOK UP –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-17 (20S) (1)
16 18 JENNY, JENNY –•– Little Richard (Specialty)-6 (13S) (16)
17 23 WONDERFUL WONDERFUL –•– Johnny Mathis (Columbia)-25 (18S/14 tA) (17)
18 21 t VALLEY OF TEARS –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-10 (6S) (13)
19 24 YOUNG BLOOD –•– The Coasters (Atco)-11 (5S) (8)
20 13 I LIKE YOUR KIND OF LOVE –•– Andy Williams (Cadence)-10 (10A) (9)

21 16 LITTLE DARLIN’ –•– The Diamonds (Mercury)-20 (23S) (2)
22 43 t IT’S YOU I LOVE –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-9 (6S) (22)
23 19 COME GO WITH ME –•– The Dell-Vikings (Dot)-24 (22S) (5)
24 21 t A TEENAGER’S ROMANCE –•– Ricky Nelson (Verve)-10 (14S/16A) (8)
25 20 START MOVIN’ (In My Direction) –•– Sal Mineo (Epic)-10 (25S) (10)
26 31 t WHISPERING BELLS –•– The Dell-Vikings (Dot)-3 (19S) (26)
27 28 SHANGRI-LA –•– The Four Coins (Epic)-9 (11A) (27)
28 37 STAR DUST –•– Billy Ward and His Dominoes (Decca)-5 (24S) (28)
29 26 MY DREAM –•– The Platters (Mercury)-9 (26S) (26)
30 25 FOUR WALLS –•– Jim Reeves (RCA Victor)-13 (30 Ts) (12)

31 35 t LOVING YOU –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-5 (1S/20A) (31)
32 33 FREIGHT TRAIN –•– Rusty Draper (Mercury)-10 (28S/19A) (11)
33 35 t GONNA FIND ME A BLUEBIRD –•– Marvin Rainwater (MGM)-9 (27S) (31)
34 27 SCHOOL DAY –•– Chuck Berry (Chess)-17 (5)
35 29 t SUZIE-Q –•– Dale Hawkins (Checker)-7 (29)
36 29 t WITH ALL MY HEART –•– Jodie Sands (Chancellor)-8 (17A) (20)
37 50 AROUND THE WORLD –•– Mantovani and His Orchestra (London)-7 (30 Ts/22A) (37)
38 38 BERNANDINE –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-12 (2S/24A) (23)
39 34 WHOLE LOT OF SHAKIN’ GOING ON –•– Jerry Lee Lewis (Sun)-5 (34)
40 31 t JUST TO HOLD MY HAND –•– Clyde McPhatter (Atlantic)-8 (30)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS:

44 39 ROCK YOUR BABY TO SLEEP –•– Lieutenant Buddy Knox with the Rhythm Orchids (Roulette)-10 (23)
45 40 t GIRL WITH THE GOLDEN BRAIDS –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-10 (15)
55 40 t GOIN’ STEADY –•– Tommy Sands (Capitol)-10 (19)

POWER HITS:

41 47 LET THE FOUR WINDS BLOW –•– Roy Brown (Imperial)-4 (38)
42 67 t (Main Theme) AROUND THE WORLD (Instrumental) –•– Victor Young and His Singing Strings (Decca)-10 (21S/13A) (42)
43 57 t WHILE SILVER SANDS –•– Dave Gardner (OJ)-2 (29S) (43)
46 t 78 t DIANA –•– Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)-2 (46)
46 t 48 t I’M WALKING –•– Ricky Nelson (Verve)-12 (14S) (17)
48 59 TAMMY –•– The Ames Brothers (RCA Victor)-4 (18A) (48)
49 42 FOUR WALLS –•– Jim Lowe (Dot)-12 (20)
50 97 t WHITE SILVER SANDS –•– Don Rondo (Jubilee)-2 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK:

56 — TO THE AISLE –•– The Five Satins (Ember)-1 (56)
57 t — THE FLYING SAUCER THE 2ND –•– Buchanan and Goodman (Luniverse)-1 (57)
68 t — TAMMY –•– Debbie Reynolds (Coral)-1 (12A) (68)
82 t — BUILD YOUR LOVE (On a Strong Foundation) –•– Johnnie Ray (Columbia)-1 (82)
85 — GOODY GOODY –•– Frankie Lymon and the Teenagers (Gee)-1 (85)
89 — TALKIN’ TO THE BLUES –•– Jim Lowe (Dot)-10 (21)
91 t — GONNA FIND ME A BLUEBIRD –•– Eddy Arnold (RCA Victor)-5 (51)
95 t — BE CAREFUL WITH A FOOL –•– B.B. King (RPM)-1 (95)

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US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending: 20th July, 1957
Issue Date: 29th July, 1957

1 1 (Let Me Be Your) TEDDY BEAR –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-6 (1S/1A) (3 wks @ #1) (1)
2 2 LOVE LETTERS IN THE SAND –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-12 (2S/2A) (1)
3 3 BYE BYE LOVE –•– The Everly Brothers (Cadence)-11 (4S/4A) (2)
4 4 SO RARE –•– The Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra (Fraternity)-24 (5S/6A) (2)
5 5 SEARCHIN’ –•– The Coasters (Atco)-12 (3S/9A) (5)
6 11 SHORT FAT FANNIE –•– Larry Williams (Specialty)-6 (8S/16A) (6)
7 7 SEND FOR ME –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-7 (6S/14A) (7)
8 6 IT’S NOT FOR ME TO SAY –•– Johnny Mathis (Columbia)-14 (19S/7A) (5)
9 9 OLD CAPE COD –•– Patti Page (Mercury)-11 (9S/3A) (7)
10 13 I’M GONNA SIT RIGHT DOWN AND WRITE MYSELF A LETTER –•– Billy Williams (Coral)-9 (18S/5A) (9)

11 8 OVER THE MOUNTAIN; ACROSS THE SEA –•– Johnnie and Joe (Chess)-12 (15S) (8)
12 26 WHISPERING BELLS –•– The Dell-Vikings (Dot)-4 (10 Ts) (12)
13 10 DARK MOON –•– Gale Storm (Dot)-16 (14S/22A) (5)
14 16 JENNY, JENNY –•– Little Richard (Specialty)-7 (12S) (14)
15 12 A WHITE SPORT COAT (And a Pink Carnation) –•– Marty Robbins (Columbia)-17 (23 Ts) (3)
16 14 C.C. RIDER –•– Chuck Willis (Atlantic)-15 (26 Ts) (12)
17 17 WONDERFUL WONDERFUL –•– Johnny Mathis (Columbia)-26 (28S/17A) (17)
18 15 ALL SHOOK UP –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-18 (29 Ts) (1)
19 28 STAR DUST –•– Billy Ward and His Dominoes (Decca)-6 (16S/25A) (19)
20 20 I LIKE YOUR KIND OF LOVE –•– Andy Williams (Cadence)-11 (10A) (9)

21 24 A TEENAGER’S ROMANCE –•– Ricky Nelson (Verve)-11 (13S) (8)
22 68 t TAMMY –•– Debbie Reynolds (Coral)-2 (10 Ts/8A) (22)
23 t 18 VALLEY OF TEARS –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-11 (7S) (13)
23 t 19 YOUNG BLOOD –•– The Coasters (Atco)-12 (3S) (8)
25 21 LITTLE DARLIN’ –•– The Diamonds (Mercury)-21 (2)
26 22 IT’S YOU I LOVE –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-10 (7S) (22)
27 25 START MOVIN’ (In My Direction) –•– Sal Mineo (Epic)-11 (26 Ts) (10)
28 23 COME GO WITH ME –•– The Dell-Vikings (Dot)-25 (5)
29 50 WHITE SILVER SANDS –•– Don Rondo (Jubilee)-3 (17S/15A) (29)
30 27 SHANGRI-LA –•– The Four Coins (Epic)-10 (12A) (27)

31 31 LOVING YOU –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-6 (1S/21A) (31)
32 t 38 BERNANDINE –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-13 (2S/23 tA) (23)
32 t 43 WHILE SILVER SANDS –•– Dave Gardner (OJ)-3 (22S) (32)
34 37 AROUND THE WORLD –•– Mantovani and His Orchestra (London)-8 (23 Ts/18A) (34)
35 42 (Main Theme) AROUND THE WORLD (Instrumental) –•– Victor Young and His Singing Strings (Decca)-11 (20S/19 tA) (35)
36 33 GONNA FIND ME A BLUEBIRD –•– Marvin Rainwater (MGM)-10 (29 Ts) (31)
37 35 SUZIE-Q –•– Dale Hawkins (Checker)-8 (29)
38 39 WHOLE LOT OF SHAKIN’ GOING ON –•– Jerry Lee Lewis (Sun)-6 (34)
39 t 32 FREIGHT TRAIN –•– Rusty Draper (Mercury)-11 (11)
39 t 30 FOUR WALLS –•– Jim Reeves (RCA Victor)-14 (12)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS:

41 36 WITH ALL MY HEART –•– Jodie Sands (Chancellor)-9 (19 tA) (20)
42 29 MY DREAM –•– The Platters (Mercury)-10 (26)
43 t 34 SCHOOL DAY –•– Chuck Berry (Chess)-18 (5)
45 40 JUST TO HOLD MY HAND –•– Clyde McPhatter (Atlantic)-9 (30)

POWER HITS:

43 t 57 t THE FLYING SAUCER THE 2ND –•– Buchanan and Goodman (Luniverse)-2 (23 Ts) (43)
46 48 TAMMY –•– The Ames Brothers (RCA Victor)-5 (11A) (46)
47 53 ISLAND IN THE SUN –•– Harry Belafonte (RCA Victor)-8 (47)
48 t 56 TO THE AISLE –•– The Five Satins (Ember)-2 (48)
50 t 61 t A FALLEN STAR –•– Ferlin Husky (Capitol)-4 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK:

60 — RAINBOW –•– Russ Hamilton (Kapp)-2 (60)
64 t — IS IT WRONG (For Loving You) –•– Warren Mack (Decca)-1 (64)
80 t — ARROW OF LOVE –•– The Six Teens Featuring Truddy Williams (Flip)-1 (80)
85 t — COOL SHAKE –•– The Del Vikings (Mercury)-1 (85)
92 — MISS YOU SO –•– Lillian Offitt (Excello)-1 (92)
95 — OH BABY DOLL –•– Chuck Berry (Chess)-1 (95)
97 t — WHITE SILVER SANDS –•– Owen Bradley Quintet (Decca)-1 (23 tA) (97)
99 t — PASSING STRANGERS –•– Sarah Vaughan and Billy Eckstine (Mercury)-1 (99)

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US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending: 27th July, 1957
Issue Date: 5th August, 1957

1 1 (Let Me Be Your) TEDDY BEAR –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-7 (1S/1A) (4 wks @ #1) (1)
2 2 LOVE LETTERS IN THE SAND –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-13 (2S/2A) (1)
3 3 BYE BYE LOVE –•– The Everly Brothers (Cadence)-12 (3S/5A) (2)
4 4 SO RARE –•– The Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra (Fraternity)-25 (7S/8A) (2)
5 5 SEARCHIN’ –•– The Coasters (Atco)-13 (4S/11A) (5)
6 6 SHORT FAT FANNIE –•– Larry Williams (Specialty)-7 (5S/15A) (6)
7 7 SEND FOR ME –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-8 (8S/12A) (7)
8 10 I’M GONNA SIT RIGHT DOWN AND WRITE MYSELF A LETTER –•– Billy Williams (Coral)-10 (9S/3A) (8)
9 12 WHISPERING BELLS –•– The Dell-Vikings (Dot)-5 (10S) (9)
10 9 OLD CAPE COD –•– Patti Page (Mercury)-12 (13S/4A) (7)

11 8 IT’S NOT FOR ME TO SAY –•– Johnny Mathis (Columbia)-14 (11S/6 tA) (5)
12 t 13 DARK MOON –•– Gale Storm (Dot)-17 (17S) (5)
12 t 22 TAMMY –•– Debbie Reynolds (Coral)-3 (6S/6 tA) (12)
14 11 OVER THE MOUNTAIN; ACROSS THE SEA –•– Johnnie and Joe (Chess)-13 (19S) (8)
15 14 JENNY, JENNY –•– Little Richard (Specialty)-8 (15S) (14)
16 19 STAR DUST –•– Billy Ward and His Dominoes (Decca)-7 (14S/22A) (16)
17 29 WHITE SILVER SANDS –•– Don Rondo (Jubilee)-4 (12S/9A) (17)
18 15 A WHITE SPORT COAT (And a Pink Carnation) –•– Marty Robbins (Columbia)-18 (3)
19 17 WONDERFUL WONDERFUL –•– Johnny Mathis (Columbia)-27 (30 Ts/23A) (17)
20 t 16 C.C. RIDER –•– Chuck Willis (Atlantic)-16 (12)
20 t 21 A TEENAGER’S ROMANCE –•– Ricky Nelson (Verve)-12 (16S) (8)

22 18 ALL SHOOK UP –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-19 (23 Ts) (1)
23 23 t YOUNG BLOOD –•– The Coasters (Atco)-13 (4S) (8)
24 23 t VALLEY OF TEARS –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-12 (27S) (13)
25 27 START MOVIN’ (In My Direction) –•– Sal Mineo (Epic)-12 (29S) (10)
26 43 t THE FLYING SAUCER THE 2ND –•– Buchanan and Goodman (Luniverse)-3 (21S) (26)
27 26 IT’S YOU I LOVE –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-11 (27S) (22)
28 t 20 I LIKE YOUR KIND OF LOVE –•– Andy Williams (Cadence)-12 (22S/18 tA) (9)
28 t 32 t WHILE SILVER SANDS –•– Dave Gardner (OJ)-4 (23 Ts) (28)
30 t 34 AROUND THE WORLD –•– Mantovani and His Orchestra (London)-9 (25 Ts/13A) (30)
30 t 36 GONNA FIND ME A BLUEBIRD –•– Marvin Rainwater (MGM)-11 (30)

32 32 t BERNANDINE –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-14 (2S) (23)
33 50 t DIANA –•– Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)-4 (18S) (33)
34 35 (Main Theme) AROUND THE WORLD (Instrumental) –•– Victor Young and His Singing Strings (Decca)-12 (20S/16A) (34)
35 25 LITTLE DARLIN’ –•– The Diamonds (Mercury)-22 (2)
36 38 WHOLE LOT OF SHAKIN’ GOING ON –•– Jerry Lee Lewis (Sun)-7 (25 Ts) (34)
37 31 LOVING YOU –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-6 (1S/25A) (31)
38 30 SHANGRI-LA –•– The Four Coins (Epic)-11 (30 Ts/14A) (27)
39 28 COME GO WITH ME –•– The Dell-Vikings (Dot)-26 (5)
40 39 t FREIGHT TRAIN –•– Rusty Draper (Mercury)-12 (11)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS:

41 39 t FOUR WALLS –•– Jim Reeves (RCA Victor)-15 (12)
42 37 SUZIE-Q –•– Dale Hawkins (Checker)-9 (29)

POWER HITS:

44 48 t LET THE FOUR WINDS BLOW –•– Roy Brown (Imperial)-6 (38)
46 t 48 t TO THE AISLE –•– The Five Satins (Ember)-3 (46)
46 t 60 RAINBOW –•– Russ Hamilton (Kapp)-3 (28S/20A) (46)
50 50 t A FALLEN STAR –•– Ferlin Husky (Capitol)-5 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK:

66 t — MY PERSONAL POSSESSION –•– Nat King Cole and the Four Knights (Capitol)-7 (27S/21A) (66)
69 t — MR. LEE –•– The Bobbettes (Atlantic)-1 (69)
74 t — LOVE ME TO PIECES –•– Jill Corey (Columbia)-1 (24A) (74)
76 t — DYNAMITE –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-3 (76)
78 t — IN THE MIDDLE OF AN ISLAND –•– Tony Bennett (Columbia)-1 (78)
92 t — THINK –•– The “5” Royals (King)-1 (92)
98 t — FARTHER UP THE ROAD –•– Bobby “Blue” Bland (Duke)-1 (98)

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US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending: 3rd August, 1957
Issue Date: 12th August, 1957

1 1 (Let Me Be Your) TEDDY BEAR –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-8 (1S/1A) (5 wks @ #1) (1)
2 3 BYE BYE LOVE –•– The Everly Brothers (Cadence)-13 (3S/6A) (2)
3 2 LOVE LETTERS IN THE SAND –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-14 (2S/2A) (1)
4 4 SO RARE –•– The Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra (Fraternity)-26 (9S/9A) (2)
5 5 SEARCHIN’ –•– The Coasters (Atco)-14 (4S/13A) (5)
6 6 SHORT FAT FANNIE –•– Larry Williams (Specialty)-8 (8S/20 tA) (6)
7 12 t TAMMY –•– Debbie Reynolds (Coral)-4 (5S/3A) (7)
8 7 SEND FOR ME –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-9 (6S/17A) (7)
9 9 WHISPERING BELLS –•– The Dell-Vikings (Dot)-6 (10S/20 tA) (9)
10 8 I’M GONNA SIT RIGHT DOWN AND WRITE MYSELF A LETTER –•– Billy Williams (Coral)-11 (7S/4A) (8)

11 10 OLD CAPE COD –•– Patti Page (Mercury)-13 (14S/5A) (7)
12 17 WHITE SILVER SANDS –•– Don Rondo (Jubilee)-5 (11S/7A) (12)
13 16 STAR DUST –•– Billy Ward and His Dominoes (Decca)-8 (15 Ts) (13)
14 11 IT’S NOT FOR ME TO SAY –•– Johnny Mathis (Columbia)-15 (12S/8A) (5)
15 12 t DARK MOON –•– Gale Storm (Dot)-18 (20S) (5)
16 15 JENNY, JENNY –•– Little Richard (Specialty)-9 (23 Ts) (14)
17 33 DIANA –•– Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)-5 (15 Ts/10A) (17)
18 14 OVER THE MOUNTAIN; ACROSS THE SEA –•– Johnnie and Joe (Chess)-14 (8)
19 26 THE FLYING SAUCER THE 2ND –•– Buchanan and Goodman (Luniverse)-4 (18S) (19)
20 20 t A TEENAGER’S ROMANCE –•– Ricky Nelson (Verve)-13 (21 Ts) (8)

21 46 t RAINBOW –•– Russ Hamilton (Kapp)-4 (13S/12A) (21)
22 30 t GONNA FIND ME A BLUEBIRD –•– Marvin Rainwater (MGM)-12 (19S) (22)
23 36 WHOLE LOT OF SHAKIN’ GOING ON –•– Jerry Lee Lewis (Sun)-8 (17S/16A) (23)
24 23 YOUNG BLOOD –•– The Coasters (Atco)-14 (4S) (8)
25 30 t AROUND THE WORLD –•– Mantovani and His Orchestra (London)-10 (30S/18A) (25)
26 34 (Main Theme) AROUND THE WORLD (Instrumental) –•– Victor Young and His Singing Strings (Decca)-13 (23 Ts/20 tA) (26)
27 18 A WHITE SPORT COAT (And a Pink Carnation) –•– Marty Robbins (Columbia)-19 (3)
28 32 BERNANDINE –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-15 (2S) (23)
29 38 SHANGRI-LA –•– The Four Coins (Epic)-12 (29S/14 tA) (27)
30 25 START MOVIN’ (In My Direction) –•– Sal Mineo (Epic)-13 (10)

31 24 VALLEY OF TEARS –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-13 (13)
32 t 22 ALL SHOOK UP –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-20 (1)
32 t 37 LOVING YOU –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-7 (1S) (31)
32 t 28 t WHILE SILVER SANDS –•– Dave Gardner (OJ)-5 (28)
35 20 t C.C. RIDER –•– Chuck Willis (Atlantic)-17 (12)
36 19 WONDERFUL WONDERFUL –•– Johnny Mathis (Columbia)-28 (23A) (17)
37 40 FREIGHT TRAIN –•– Rusty Draper (Mercury)-13 (11)
38 27 IT’S YOU I LOVE –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-12 (22)
39 46 t TO THE AISLE –•– The Five Satins (Ember)-4 (39)
40 41 FOUR WALLS –•– Jim Reeves (RCA Victor)-16 (12)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS:

42 28 t I LIKE YOUR KIND OF LOVE –•– Andy Williams (Cadence)-13 (9)
50 35 LITTLE DARLIN’ –•– The Diamonds (Mercury)-23 (2)
56 39 COME GO WITH ME –•– The Dell-Vikings (Dot)-27 (5)

POWER HITS:

41 51 TAMMY –•– The Ames Brothers (RCA Victor)-7 (26S/11A) (41)
45 74 t LOVE ME TO PIECES –•– Jill Corey (Columbia)-2 (21 Ts/14 tA) (45)
46 49 ISLAND IN THE SUN –•– Harry Belafonte (RCA Victor)-10 (46)
47 50 A FALLEN STAR –•– Ferlin Husky (Capitol)-6 (47)
48 52 GOODY GOODY –•– Frankie Lymon and the Teenagers (Gee)-4 (48)
49 69 t MR. LEE –•– The Bobbettes (Atlantic)-2 (27S) (49)

NEW THIS WEEK:

65 — THAT’LL BE THE DAY –•– The Crickets (Brunswick)-1 (65)
68 t — REMEMBER YOU’RE MINE –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-1 (28S) (68)
73 t — LONG LONELY NIGHTS –•– Clyde McPhatter (Atlantic)-1 (73)
84 — WHAT WILL I TELL MY HEART –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-1 (84)
85 t — I LOVE YOU SO MUCH IT HURTS –•– Charlie Gracie (Cameo)-1 (85)
85 t — LONG LONELY NIGHTS –•– Lee Andrews and the Hearts (Chess)-1 (85)
91 t — HONEYCOMB –•– Jimmie Rodgers (Roulette)-1 (91)
94 t — THE FIRST KISS –•– The Norman Petty Trio (Columbia)-1 (94)
94 t — WHEN I SEE YOU –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-1 (94)
99 t — GONNA FIND ME A BLUEBIRD –•– Eddy Arnold (RCA Victor)-6 (51)
99 t — ROCKING PNEUMONIA AND THE BOOGIE WOOGIE FLU –•– Huey (Piano) Smith and the Clowns (Ace)-1 (99)

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US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending: 10th August, 1957
Issue Date: 19th August, 1957

1 1 (Let Me Be Your) TEDDY BEAR –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-9 (1S/2A) (6 wks @ #1) (1)
2 2 BYE BYE LOVE –•– The Everly Brothers (Cadence)-14 (4S/5A) (2)
3 3 LOVE LETTERS IN THE SAND –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-15 (2S/6A) (1)
4 7 TAMMY –•– Debbie Reynolds (Coral)-5 (3S/1A) (4)
5 5 SEARCHIN’ –•– The Coasters (Atco)-15 (5S/18A) (5)
6 10 I’M GONNA SIT RIGHT DOWN AND WRITE MYSELF A LETTER –•– Billy Williams (Coral)-12 (8S/3A) (6)
7 4 SO RARE –•– The Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra (Fraternity)-27 (10S/10A) (2)
8 6 SHORT FAT FANNIE –•– Larry Williams (Specialty)-9 (18S/15A) (6)
9 9 WHISPERING BELLS –•– The Dell-Vikings (Dot)-7 (12S/19A) (9)
10 12 WHITE SILVER SANDS –•– Don Rondo (Jubilee)-6 (9S/8A) (10)

11 8 SEND FOR ME –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-10 (13 Ts/11A) (7)
12 14 IT’S NOT FOR ME TO SAY –•– Johnny Mathis (Columbia)-16 (16S/9A) (5)
13 17 DIANA –•– Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)-6 (6S/16A) (13)
14 21 RAINBOW –•– Russ Hamilton (Kapp)-5 (7S/14A) (14)
15 13 STAR DUST –•– Billy Ward and His Dominoes (Decca)-9 (17S/12A) (13)
16 11 OLD CAPE COD –•– Patti Page (Mercury)-14 (23S/4A) (7)
17 23 WHOLE LOT OF SHAKIN’ GOING ON –•– Jerry Lee Lewis (Sun)-9 (15S/13A) (17)
18 16 JENNY, JENNY –•– Little Richard (Specialty)-10 (22S) (14)
19 19 THE FLYING SAUCER THE 2ND –•– Buchanan and Goodman (Luniverse)-5 (20S) (19)
20 45 LOVE ME TO PIECES –•– Jill Corey (Columbia)-3 (11S/22A) (20)

21 15 DARK MOON –•– Gale Storm (Dot)-19 (5)
22 18 OVER THE MOUNTAIN; ACROSS THE SEA –•– Johnnie and Joe (Chess)-15 (8)
23 29 SHANGRI-LA –•– The Four Coins (Epic)-13 (24S/23A) (23)
24 42 I LIKE YOUR KIND OF LOVE –•– Andy Williams (Cadence)-14 (9)
25 22 GONNA FIND ME A BLUEBIRD –•– Marvin Rainwater (MGM)-13 (26S) (22)
26 20 A TEENAGER’S ROMANCE –•– Ricky Nelson (Verve)-14 (8)
27 27 A WHITE SPORT COAT (And a Pink Carnation) –•– Marty Robbins (Columbia)-20 (28 Ts) (3)
28 t 28 BERNANDINE –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-16 (2S/24A) (23)
28 t 32 t LOVING YOU –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-8 (1S/20 tA) (28)
30 t 39 TO THE AISLE –•– The Five Satins (Ember)-5 (25S) (30)
30 t 51 IN THE MIDDLE OF AN ISLAND –•– Tony Bennett (Columbia)-3 (19S/25A) (30)

32 25 AROUND THE WORLD –•– Mantovani and His Orchestra (London)-11 (17A) (25)
33 30 START MOVIN’ (In My Direction) –•– Sal Mineo (Epic)-14 (10)
34 26 (Main Theme) AROUND THE WORLD (Instrumental) –•– Victor Young and His Singing Strings (Decca)-14 (26)
35 32 t WHILE SILVER SANDS –•– Dave Gardner (OJ)-6 (28)
36 t 31 VALLEY OF TEARS –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-14 (13)
36 t 36 WONDERFUL WONDERFUL –•– Johnny Mathis (Columbia)-29 (17)
38 32 t ALL SHOOK UP –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-21 (1)
39 65 THAT’LL BE THE DAY –•– The Crickets (Brunswick)-2 (21S) (39)
40 41 TAMMY –•– The Ames Brothers (RCA Victor)-8 (27S/7A) (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS:

41 t 24 YOUNG BLOOD –•– The Coasters (Atco)-15 (5S) (8)
43 40 FOUR WALLS –•– Jim Reeves (RCA Victor)-17 (12)
44 37 FREIGHT TRAIN –•– Rusty Draper (Mercury)-14 (11)
48 35 C.C. RIDER –•– Chuck Willis (Atlantic)-18 (12)

POWER HITS:

41 t 49 MR. LEE –•– The Bobbettes (Atlantic)-3 (30S) (41)
45 46 ISLAND IN THE SUN –•– Harry Belafonte (RCA Victor)-11 (45)
46 t 48 GOODY GOODY –•– Frankie Lymon and the Teenagers (Gee)-5 (46)
49 54 t COOL SHAKE –•– The Del Vikings (Mercury)-4 (49)

NEW THIS WEEK:

57 t — THERE’S A GOLD MINE IN THE SKY –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-1 (13 Ts/20 tA) (57)
85 t — DARLING IT’S WONDERFUL –•– The Lovers (Lamp)-1 (85)
93 — I AM –•– Tony Bennett (Columbia)-1 (19S) (93)
94 — JUNE NIGHT –•– The Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra (Fraternity)-1 (94)
96 — ROCKIN’ SHOES –•– The Ames Brothers (RCA Victor)-6 (27S) (91)
98 t — AROUND THE WORLD IN EIGHTY DAYS –•– The McGuire Sisters (Coral)-1 (98)
98 t — LOTTA LOVIN’ –•– Gene Vincent and His Blue Caps (Capitol)-1 (98)
98 t — ROUND AND ROUND –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-26 (1)
98 t — TONITE, TONITE –•– The Mello-Kings (Herald)-1 (98)

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US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending: 17th August, 1957
Issue Date: 26th August, 1957

1 1 (Let Me Be Your) TEDDY BEAR –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-10 (2S/2A) (7 wks @ #1) (1)
2 4 TAMMY –•– Debbie Reynolds (Coral)-6 (1S/1A) (2)
3 2 BYE BYE LOVE –•– The Everly Brothers (Cadence)-15 (6S/7A) (2)
4 3 LOVE LETTERS IN THE SAND –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-16 (5S/4A) (1)
5 5 SEARCHIN’ –•– The Coasters (Atco)-16 (4S) (5)
6 13 DIANA –•– Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)-7 (3S/16A) (6)
7 7 SO RARE –•– The Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra (Fraternity)-28 (10S/21A) (2)
8 6 I’M GONNA SIT RIGHT DOWN AND WRITE MYSELF A LETTER –•– Billy Williams (Coral)-13 (15S/3A) (6)
9 8 SHORT FAT FANNIE –•– Larry Williams (Specialty)-10 (13 Ts) (6)
10 9 WHISPERING BELLS –•– The Dell-Vikings (Dot)-8 (12S/19 tA) (9)

11 11 SEND FOR ME –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-11 (9S/14 tA) (7)
12 14 RAINBOW –•– Russ Hamilton (Kapp)-6 (8S/11A) (12)
13 10 WHITE SILVER SANDS –•– Don Rondo (Jubilee)-7 (11S/8A) (10)
14 17 WHOLE LOT OF SHAKIN’ GOING ON –•– Jerry Lee Lewis (Sun)-10 (16S/17A) (14)
15 39 THAT’LL BE THE DAY –•– The Crickets (Brunswick)-3 (7S/25A) (15)
16 15 STAR DUST –•– Billy Ward and His Dominoes (Decca)-10 (20S/19 tA) (13)
17 12 IT’S NOT FOR ME TO SAY –•– Johnny Mathis (Columbia)-17 (25S/10A) (5)
18 16 OLD CAPE COD –•– Patti Page (Mercury)-15 (21 Ts/6A) (7)
19 20 LOVE ME TO PIECES –•– Jill Corey (Columbia)-4 (17S/22A) (19)
20 19 THE FLYING SAUCER THE 2ND –•– Buchanan and Goodman (Luniverse)-6 (23S) (19)

21 18 JENNY, JENNY –•– Little Richard (Specialty)-11 (19S) (14)
22 30 t IN THE MIDDLE OF AN ISLAND –•– Tony Bennett (Columbia)-4 (21 Ts/14 tA) (22)
23 41 t MR. LEE –•– The Bobbettes (Atlantic)-4 (24S) (23)
24 52 t HONEYCOMB –•– Jimmie Rodgers (Roulette)-3 (18S/9A) (24)
25 23 SHANGRI-LA –•– The Four Coins (Epic)-14 (27 Ts/23A) (23)
26 25 GONNA FIND ME A BLUEBIRD –•– Marvin Rainwater (MGM)-14 (26S) (22)
27 30 t TO THE AISLE –•– The Five Satins (Ember)-6 (26S) (27)
28 52 t REMEMBER YOU’RE MINE –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-3 (13 Ts/12A) (28)
29 32 AROUND THE WORLD –•– Mantovani and His Orchestra (London)-12 (13A) (25)
30 46 t GOODY GOODY –•– Frankie Lymon and the Teenagers (Gee)-6 (29S) (30)

31 24 I LIKE YOUR KIND OF LOVE –•– Andy Williams (Cadence)-15 (9)
32 27 A WHITE SPORT COAT (And a Pink Carnation) –•– Marty Robbins (Columbia)-21 (3)
33 28 t LOVING YOU –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-9 (2S/24A) (28)
34 40 TAMMY –•– The Ames Brothers (RCA Victor)-9 (27 Ts/5A) (34)
35 21 DARK MOON –•– Gale Storm (Dot)-20 (5)
36 22 OVER THE MOUNTAIN; ACROSS THE SEA –•– Johnnie and Joe (Chess)-16 (8)
37 36 t WONDERFUL WONDERFUL –•– Johnny Mathis (Columbia)-30 (17)
38 26 A TEENAGER’S ROMANCE –•– Ricky Nelson (Verve)-15 (8)
39 t 38 ALL SHOOK UP –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-22 (1)
39 t 28 t BERNANDINE –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-16 (5S) (23)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS:

48 t 36 t VALLEY OF TEARS –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-15 (13)
50 33 START MOVIN’ (In My Direction) –•– Sal Mineo (Epic)-15 (10)
52 t 34 (Main Theme) AROUND THE WORLD (Instrumental) –•– Victor Young and His Singing Strings (Decca)-15 (18A) (26)
56 35 WHILE SILVER SANDS –•– Dave Gardner (OJ)-7 (28)

POWER HITS:

41 43 FOUR WALLS –•– Jim Reeves (RCA Victor)-18 (12)
42 45 ISLAND IN THE SUN –•– Harry Belafonte (RCA Victor)-12 (42)
43 62 WHEN I SEE YOU –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-3 (30S) (43)
45 54 LONG LONELY NIGHTS –•– Lee Andrews and the Hearts (Chess)-3 (45)
46 t 49 COOL SHAKE –•– The Del Vikings (Mercury)-5 (46)
46 t 50 LET THE FOUR WINDS BLOW –•– Roy Brown (Imperial)-9 (38)
48 t 57 t THERE’S A GOLD MINE IN THE SKY –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-2 (13 Ts) (48)

NEW THIS WEEK:

66 t — IN THE MIDDLE OF AN ISLAND –•– Tennessee Ernie Ford (Capitol)-1 (66)
75 — YOU’RE MY ONE AND ONLY LOVE –•– Rick Nelson (Verve)-1 (75)
80 t — HIGH SCHOOL ROMANCE –•– George Hamilton IV (ABC-Paramount)-1 (80)
87 t — AND THAT REMINDS ME –•– Della Reese (Jubilee)-1 (87)
87 t — FASCINATION –•– Jane Morgan and the Troubadors (Kapp)-1 (87)
92 t — JAY-DEE’S BOOGIE WOOGIE –•– The Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra (Fraternity)-1 (92)
95 t — BLACK SLACKS –•– Joe Bennett and the Sparkletones (ABC-Paramount)-1 (95)
97 — ZIP ZIP –•– The Diamonds (Mercury)-1 (97)

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US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending: 24th August, 1957
Issue Date: 2nd September, 1957

1 2 TAMMY –•– Debbie Reynolds (Coral)-7 (1S/1A) (1 wk @ #1) (1)
2 6 DIANA –•– Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)-8 (2S/14A) (2)
3 1 (Let Me Be Your) TEDDY BEAR –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-11 (3S/2A) (1)
4 3 BYE BYE LOVE –•– The Everly Brothers (Cadence)-16 (5S/18A) (2)
5 4 LOVE LETTERS IN THE SAND –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-17 (9S/6A) (1)
6 15 THAT’LL BE THE DAY –•– The Crickets (Brunswick)-4 (4S/16A) (6)
7 5 SEARCHIN’ –•– The Coasters (Atco)-17 (10S) (5)
8 14 WHOLE LOT OF SHAKIN’ GOING ON –•– Jerry Lee Lewis (Sun)-11 (6S/15A) (8)
9 12 RAINBOW –•– Russ Hamilton (Kapp)-7 (14S/7A) (9)
10 10 WHISPERING BELLS –•– The Dell-Vikings (Dot)-9 (12S/23A) (9)

11 11 SEND FOR ME –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-12 (7S/12 tA) (7)
12 13 WHITE SILVER SANDS –•– Don Rondo (Jubilee)-8 (17S/9A) (10)
13 9 SHORT FAT FANNIE –•– Larry Williams (Specialty)-11 (11S/25A) (6)
14 8 I’M GONNA SIT RIGHT DOWN AND WRITE MYSELF A LETTER –•– Billy Williams (Coral)-14 (18S/3A) (6)
15 7 SO RARE –•– The Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra (Fraternity)-29 (19S) (2)
16 24 HONEYCOMB –•– Jimmie Rodgers (Roulette)-4 (8S/4A) (16)
17 16 STAR DUST –•– Billy Ward and His Dominoes (Decca)-11 (15S/20A) (13)
18 19 LOVE ME TO PIECES –•– Jill Corey (Columbia)-5 (26 Ts/19A) (18)
19 17 IT’S NOT FOR ME TO SAY –•– Johnny Mathis (Columbia)-18 (25S/8A) (5)
20 23 MR. LEE –•– The Bobbettes (Atlantic)-5 (16S) (20)

21 22 IN THE MIDDLE OF AN ISLAND –•– Tony Bennett (Columbia)-5 (21S/17A) (21)
22 20 THE FLYING SAUCER THE 2ND –•– Buchanan and Goodman (Luniverse)-7 (23 Ts) (19)
23 18 OLD CAPE COD –•– Patti Page (Mercury)-16 (22S/10A) (7)
24 28 REMEMBER YOU’RE MINE –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-4 (13S/11A) (24)
25 30 GOODY GOODY –•– Frankie Lymon and the Teenagers (Gee)-7 (20S/21A) (25)
26 27 TO THE AISLE –•– The Five Satins (Ember)-7 (28S) (26)
27 21 JENNY, JENNY –•– Little Richard (Specialty)-12 (23 Ts) (14)
28 25 SHANGRI-LA –•– The Four Coins (Epic)-15 (22A) (23)
29 t 48 t THERE’S A GOLD MINE IN THE SKY –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-3 (13S) (29)
29 t 34 TAMMY –•– The Ames Brothers (RCA Victor)-10 (26 Ts/5A) (29)

31 26 GONNA FIND ME A BLUEBIRD –•– Marvin Rainwater (MGM)-15 (22)
32 t 29 AROUND THE WORLD –•– Mantovani and His Orchestra (London)-13 (30S/12 tA) (25)
32 t 36 OVER THE MOUNTAIN; ACROSS THE SEA –•– Johnnie and Joe (Chess)-17 (8)
34 33 LOVING YOU –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-10 (3S) (28)
35 37 WONDERFUL WONDERFUL –•– Johnny Mathis (Columbia)-31 (17)
36 31 I LIKE YOUR KIND OF LOVE –•– Andy Williams (Cadence)-16 (9)
37 32 A WHITE SPORT COAT (And a Pink Carnation) –•– Marty Robbins (Columbia)-22 (3)
38 39 t BERNANDINE –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-17 (9S) (23)
39 43 WHEN I SEE YOU –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-4 (29S) (39)
40 38 A TEENAGER’S ROMANCE –•– Ricky Nelson (Verve)-16 (8)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS:

42 35 DARK MOON –•– Gale Storm (Dot)-21 (5)
46 39 t ALL SHOOK UP –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-23 (1)

POWER HITS:

41 52 t (Main Theme) AROUND THE WORLD (Instrumental) –•– Victor Young and His Singing Strings (Decca)-16 (26)
45 45 LONG LONELY NIGHTS –•– Lee Andrews and the Hearts (Chess)-4 (45)
47 51 SUZIE-Q –•– Dale Hawkins (Checker)-13 (29)
48 t 66 t DARLING IT’S WONDERFUL –•– The Lovers (Lamp)-3 (48)

NEW THIS WEEK:

69 — HULA LOVE –•– Buddy Knox with the Rhythm Orchids (Roulette)-1 (69)
71 t — BON VOYAGE –•– Janice Harper (Prep)-1 (71)
74 t — MY HEART REMINDS ME –•– Kay Starr (RCA)-1 (74)
78 t — DANCIN’ –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-1 (78)
89 t — FASCINATION –•– Dick Jacobs and His Chorus and Orchestra (Coral)-1 (89)
92 t — CHICKEN BABY, CHICKEN –•– Tony Harris (Ebb)-1 (92)
92 t — REBEL –•– Carol Jarvis (Dot)-1 (92)
97 t — FASCINATION –•– David Carrol and His Orchestra (Mercury)-1 (97)

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US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending: 31st August, 1957
Issue Date: 9th September, 1957

1 1 TAMMY –•– Debbie Reynolds (Coral)-8 (2S/1A) (2 wks @ #1) (1)
2 2 DIANA –•– Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)-9 (1S/3 tA) (2)
3 3 (Let Me Be Your) TEDDY BEAR –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-12 (4S/5A) (1)
4 8 WHOLE LOT OF SHAKIN’ GOING ON –•– Jerry Lee Lewis (Sun)-12 (3S/12 tA) (4)
5 6 THAT’LL BE THE DAY –•– The Crickets (Brunswick)-5 (5S/3 tA) (5)
6 4 BYE BYE LOVE –•– The Everly Brothers (Cadence)-17 (13S/18A) (2)
7 7 SEARCHIN’ –•– The Coasters (Atco)-18 (10 Ts) (5)
8 9 RAINBOW –•– Russ Hamilton (Kapp)-8 (7 Ts/8A) (8)
9 16 HONEYCOMB –•– Jimmie Rodgers (Roulette)-5 (6S/2A) (9)
10 11 SEND FOR ME –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-13 (7 Ts/19A) (7)

11 5 LOVE LETTERS IN THE SAND –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-18 (12S/12A) (1)
12 12 WHITE SILVER SANDS –•– Don Rondo (Jubilee)-9 (17S/7A) (10)
13 10 WHISPERING BELLS –•– The Dell-Vikings (Dot)-10 (15 Ts) (9)
14 13 SHORT FAT FANNIE –•– Larry Williams (Specialty)-12 (19 Ts) (6)
15 20 MR. LEE –•– The Bobbettes (Atlantic)-6 (9S) (15)
16 t 14 I’M GONNA SIT RIGHT DOWN AND WRITE MYSELF A LETTER –•– Billy Williams (Coral)-15 (19 Ts/9A) (6)
16 t 17 STAR DUST –•– Billy Ward and His Dominoes (Decca)-12 (15 Ts/25A) (13)
18 21 IN THE MIDDLE OF AN ISLAND –•– Tony Bennett (Columbia)-6 (10S/14A) (18)
19 15 SO RARE –•– The Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra (Fraternity)-30 (27S/23A) (2)
20 18 LOVE ME TO PIECES –•– Jill Corey (Columbia)-6 (21S/11A) (18)

21 19 IT’S NOT FOR ME TO SAY –•– Johnny Mathis (Columbia)-19 (18S/15 tA) (5)
22 23 OLD CAPE COD –•– Patti Page (Mercury)-17 (17A) (7)
23 22 THE FLYING SAUCER THE 2ND –•– Buchanan and Goodman (Luniverse)-8 (19)
24 25 GOODY GOODY –•– Frankie Lymon and the Teenagers (Gee)-8 (25S) (24)
25 26 TO THE AISLE –•– The Five Satins (Ember)-8 (26)
26 24 REMEMBER YOU’RE MINE –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-5 (14S/6A) (24)
27 27 JENNY, JENNY –•– Little Richard (Specialty)-13 (14)
28 28 SHANGRI-LA –•– The Four Coins (Epic)-16 (23)
29 29 t THERE’S A GOLD MINE IN THE SKY –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-4 (14S) (29)
30 35 WONDERFUL WONDERFUL –•– Johnny Mathis (Columbia)-32 (28 Ts) (17)

31 32 t AROUND THE WORLD –•– Mantovani and His Orchestra (London)-14 (15 tA) (25)
32 63 t FASCINATION –•– Jane Morgan and the Troubadors (Kapp)-3 (22S/20A) (32)
33 52 AND THAT REMINDS ME –•– Della Reese (Jubilee)-3 (23S) (33)
34 t 34 LOVING YOU –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-11 (4S/22A) (28)
34 t 29 t TAMMY –•– The Ames Brothers (RCA Victor)-11 (28 Ts/10A) (29)
36 39 WHEN I SEE YOU –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-5 (36)
37 32 t OVER THE MOUNTAIN; ACROSS THE SEA –•– Johnnie and Joe (Chess)-18 (8)
38 36 I LIKE YOUR KIND OF LOVE –•– Andy Williams (Cadence)-17 (9)
39 41 (Main Theme) AROUND THE WORLD (Instrumental) –•– Victor Young and His Singing Strings (Decca)-17 (24S) (26)
40 37 A WHITE SPORT COAT (And a Pink Carnation) –•– Marty Robbins (Columbia)-23 (3)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS:

41 t 31 GONNA FIND ME A BLUEBIRD –•– Marvin Rainwater (MGM)-16 (22)
44 t 38 BERNANDINE –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-18 (12S) (23)
51 40 A TEENAGER’S ROMANCE –•– Ricky Nelson (Verve)-17 (8)

POWER HITS:

41 t 74 t YOU’RE MY ONE AND ONLY LOVE –•– Rick Nelson (Verve)-3 (41)
43 55 LOTTA LOVIN’ –•– Gene Vincent and His Blue Caps (Capitol)-4 (43)
44 t 47 SUZIE-Q –•– Dale Hawkins (Checker)-14 (29)
47 57 t JUNE NIGHT –•– The Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra (Fraternity)-4 (30S/21A) (47)
49 69 HULA LOVE –•– Buddy Knox with the Rhythm Orchids (Roulette)-2 (26S) (49)
50 53 t COOL SHAKE –•– The Del Vikings (Mercury)-7 (46)

NEW THIS WEEK:

75 t — LASTING LOVE –•– Sal Mineo (Epic)-1 (75)
81 t — AN AFFAIR TO REMEMBER (Our Love Affair) –•– Vic Damone (Columbia)-1 (81)
83 t — JUST BETWEEN YOU AND ME –•– The Chordettes (Cadence)-1 (83)
85 t — MOONLIGHT SWIM –•– Nick Noble (Mercury)-1 (85)
89 t — GOTTA GET TO YOUR HOUSE –•– David Seville (Liberty)-1 (89)
92 t — MISS YOU SO –•– Lillian Offitt (Excello)-6 (66)
92 t — SWINGING SWEETHEARTS –•– Ron Goodwin and His Orchestra (Capitol)-1 (92)

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US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending: 7th September, 1957
Issue Date: 16th September, 1957

1 1 TAMMY –•– Debbie Reynolds (Coral)-9 (1S/1A) (3 wks @ #1) (1)
2 2 DIANA –•– Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)-10 (2S/3A) (2)
3 t 5 THAT’LL BE THE DAY –•– The Crickets (Brunswick)-6 (4S/6A) (3)
3 t 4 WHOLE LOT OF SHAKIN’ GOING ON –•– Jerry Lee Lewis (Sun)-13 (3S/10A) (3)
5 3 (Let Me Be Your) TEDDY BEAR –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-13 (5S/8A) (1)
6 9 HONEYCOMB –•– Jimmie Rodgers (Roulette)-6 (6S/2A) (6)
7 8 RAINBOW –•– Russ Hamilton (Kapp)-9 (7S/4A) (7)
8 15 MR. LEE –•– The Bobbettes (Atlantic)-7 (8S) (8)
9 6 BYE BYE LOVE –•– The Everly Brothers (Cadence)-18 (20S/13A) (2)
10 7 SEARCHIN’ –•– The Coasters (Atco)-19 (9S) (5)

11 10 SEND FOR ME –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-14 (12S) (7)
12 13 WHISPERING BELLS –•– The Dell-Vikings (Dot)-11 (17S) (9)
13 14 SHORT FAT FANNIE –•– Larry Williams (Specialty)-13 (19S) (6)
14 18 IN THE MIDDLE OF AN ISLAND –•– Tony Bennett (Columbia)-7 (10S/17A) (14)
15 16 t STAR DUST –•– Billy Ward and His Dominoes (Decca)-13 (16S) (13)
16 21 IT’S NOT FOR ME TO SAY –•– Johnny Mathis (Columbia)-20 (11S) (5)
17 12 WHITE SILVER SANDS –•– Don Rondo (Jubilee)-10 (15S/9A) (10)
18 11 LOVE LETTERS IN THE SAND –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-19 (13S/16A) (1)
19 16 t I’M GONNA SIT RIGHT DOWN AND WRITE MYSELF A LETTER –•– Billy Williams (Coral)-16 (18 Ts/11A) (6)
20 19 SO RARE –•– The Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra (Fraternity)-31 (25S) (2)

21 20 LOVE ME TO PIECES –•– Jill Corey (Columbia)-7 (22S/15A) (18)
22 24 GOODY GOODY –•– Frankie Lymon and the Teenagers (Gee)-9 (22)
23 26 REMEMBER YOU’RE MINE –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-6 (14S/7A) (23)
24 22 OLD CAPE COD –•– Patti Page (Mercury)-18 (14A) (7)
25 32 FASCINATION –•– Jane Morgan and the Troubadors (Kapp)-4 (21S/12A) (25)
26 31 AROUND THE WORLD –•– Mantovani and His Orchestra (London)-15 (21A) (25)
27 23 THE FLYING SAUCER THE 2ND –•– Buchanan and Goodman (Luniverse)-9 (19)
28 t 25 TO THE AISLE –•– The Five Satins (Ember)-9 (26)
28 t 41 t YOU’RE MY ONE AND ONLY LOVE –•– Rick Nelson (Verve)-4 (26S) (28)
30 49 HULA LOVE –•– Buddy Knox with the Rhythm Orchids (Roulette)-3 (28 Ts/25A) (30)

31 30 WONDERFUL WONDERFUL –•– Johnny Mathis (Columbia)-33 (30S) (17)
32 27 JENNY, JENNY –•– Little Richard (Specialty)-14 (14)
33 29 THERE’S A GOLD MINE IN THE SKY –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-5 (14S/24A) (29)
34 34 t TAMMY –•– The Ames Brothers (RCA Victor)-12 (24S/5A) (29)
35 33 AND THAT REMINDS ME –•– Della Reese (Jubilee)-4 (33)
36 28 SHANGRI-LA –•– The Four Coins (Epic)-17 (23)
37 39 (Main Theme) AROUND THE WORLD (Instrumental) –•– Victor Young and His Singing Strings (Decca)-18 (23S/19A) (26)
38 43 LOTTA LOVIN’ –•– Gene Vincent and His Blue Caps (Capitol)-5 (38)
39 34 t LOVING YOU –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-12 (5S) (28)
40 47 JUNE NIGHT –•– The Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra (Fraternity)-5 (27S) (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS:

41 36 WHEN I SEE YOU –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-6 (36)
47 t 37 OVER THE MOUNTAIN; ACROSS THE SEA –•– Johnnie and Joe (Chess)-19 (8)
50 t 38 I LIKE YOUR KIND OF LOVE –•– Andy Williams (Cadence)-18 (9)
59 t 40 A WHITE SPORT COAT (And a Pink Carnation) –•– Marty Robbins (Columbia)-24 (3)

POWER HITS:

42 65 t BLACK SLACKS –•– Joe Bennett and the Sparkletones (ABC-Paramount)-4 (42)
43 t 77 t FARTHER UP THE ROAD –•– Bobby “Blue” Bland (Duke)-7 (43)
43 t 44 t SUZIE-Q –•– Dale Hawkins (Checker)-15 (29)
45 70 t ZIP ZIP –•– The Diamonds (Mercury)-4 (45)
46 48 ALL SHOOK UP –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-25 (1)
47 t 83 t JUST BETWEEN YOU AND ME –•– The Chordettes (Cadence)-2 (28 Ts/18A) (47)
49 75 t LASTING LOVE –•– Sal Mineo (Epic)-2 (49)
50 t 85 t MOONLIGHT SWIM –•– Nick Noble (Mercury)-2 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK:

64 t — HAPPY, HAPPY BIRTHDAY BABY –•– The Tune Weavers (Checker)-1 (64)
79 t — CHANCES ARE –•– Johnny Mathis (Columbia)-1 (20A) (79)
85 — HUMPTY DUMPTY HEART –•– LaVern Baker (Atlantic)-1 (85)
94 — THIRD FINGER – LEFT HAND –•– Eileen Rodgers (Columbia)-1 (94)
95 t — ANGRY –•– Frank Pizani (Bally)-1 (95)
97 t — DRIVE IN SHOW –•– Eddie Cochran (Liberty)-1 (97)
99 — I’LL TAKE YOU HOME AGAIN KATHLEEN –•– Slim Whitman (Imperial)-1 (99)
100 t — SONG OF THE BAREFOOT MAILMAN –•– Billy Leach (Bally)-1 (100)

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US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending: 14th September, 1957
Issue Date: 23rd September, 1957

1 1 TAMMY –•– Debbie Reynolds (Coral)-10 (4 wks @ #1) (2S/2A) (1)
2 2 DIANA –•– Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)-11 (3S/3A) (2)
3 3 t THAT’LL BE THE DAY –•– The Crickets (Brunswick)-7 (1S/4A) (3)
4 3 t WHOLE LOT OF SHAKIN’ GOING ON –•– Jerry Lee Lewis (Sun)-14 (5S/9A) (3)
5 6 HONEYCOMB –•– Jimmie Rodgers (Roulette)-7 (4S/1A) (5)
6 5 (Let Me Be Your) TEDDY BEAR –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-14 (6S/17A) (1)
7 8 MR. LEE –•– The Bobbettes (Atlantic)-8 (7S/6 tA) (7)
8 7 RAINBOW –•– Russ Hamilton (Kapp)-10 (8S/6 tA) (7)
9 14 IN THE MIDDLE OF AN ISLAND –•– Tony Bennett (Columbia)-8 (9S/13A) (9)
10 9 BYE BYE LOVE –•– The Everly Brothers (Cadence)-19 (13S/23 tA) (2)

11 16 IT’S NOT FOR ME TO SAY –•– Johnny Mathis (Columbia)-21 (15S/22A) (5)
12 10 SEARCHIN’ –•– The Coasters (Atco)-20 (12S) (5)
13 15 STAR DUST –•– Billy Ward and His Dominoes (Decca)-14 (19S) (13)
14 11 SEND FOR ME –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-15 (21S/21A) (7)
15 13 SHORT FAT FANNIE –•– Larry Williams (Specialty)-14 (18S) (6)
16 17 WHITE SILVER SANDS –•– Don Rondo (Jubilee)-11 (26S/15A) (10)
17 12 WHISPERING BELLS –•– The Dell-Vikings (Dot)-12 (29S) (9)
18 18 LOVE LETTERS IN THE SAND –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-20 (16S) (1)
19 19 I’M GONNA SIT RIGHT DOWN AND WRITE MYSELF A LETTER –•– Billy Williams (Coral)-17 (28S/121A) (6)
20 25 FASCINATION –•– Jane Morgan and the Troubadors (Kapp)-5 (23 Ts/11A) (20)

21 30 HULA LOVE –•– Buddy Knox with the Rhythm Orchids (Roulette)-4 (20S/25A) (21)
22 28 t YOU’RE MY ONE AND ONLY LOVE –•– Rick Nelson (Verve)-4 (14S) (22)
23 21 LOVE ME TO PIECES –•– Jill Corey (Columbia)-8 (30 Ts/19 tA) (18)
24 22 GOODY GOODY –•– Frankie Lymon and the Teenagers (Gee)-10 (27S) (22)
25 23 REMEMBER YOU’RE MINE –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-7 (10S/8A) (23)
26 79 t CHANCES ARE –•– Johnny Mathis (Columbia)-2 (11S/5A) (26)
27 38 LOTTA LOVIN’ –•– Gene Vincent and His Blue Caps (Capitol)-6 (23 Ts) (27)
28 33 THERE’S A GOLD MINE IN THE SKY –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-6 (10S) (28)
29 35 AND THAT REMINDS ME –•– Della Reese (Jubilee)-5 (29)
30 t 64 t HAPPY, HAPPY BIRTHDAY BABY –•– The Tune Weavers (Checker)-2 (17S) (30)
30 t 42 BLACK SLACKS –•– Joe Bennett and the Sparkletones (ABC-Paramount)-5 (25S) (30)

32 20 SO RARE –•– The Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra (Fraternity)-32 (2)
33 37 (Main Theme) AROUND THE WORLD (Instrumental) –•– Victor Young and His Singing Strings (Decca)-19 (30 Ts) (26)
34 28 t TO THE AISLE –•– The Five Satins (Ember)-10 (26)
35 26 AROUND THE WORLD –•– Mantovani and His Orchestra (London)-16 (19 tA) (25)
36 47 t JUST BETWEEN YOU AND ME –•– The Chordettes (Cadence)-3 (22S/18A) (36)
37 t 27 THE FLYING SAUCER THE 2ND –•– Buchanan and Goodman (Luniverse)-10 (19)
37 t 49 LASTING LOVE –•– Sal Mineo (Epic)-3 (37)
39 40 JUNE NIGHT –•– The Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra (Fraternity)-6 (39)
40 24 OLD CAPE COD –•– Patti Page (Mercury)-19 (7)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS:

42 31 WONDERFUL WONDERFUL –•– Johnny Mathis (Columbia)-34 (17)
43 t 32 JENNY, JENNY –•– Little Richard (Specialty)-15 (14)
43 t 34 TAMMY –•– The Ames Brothers (RCA Victor)-13 (9A) (29)
45 36 SHANGRI-LA –•– The Four Coins (Epic)-18 (23)
46 39 LOVING YOU –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-13 (6S) (28)

POWER HITS:

41 50 t MOONLIGHT SWIM –•– Nick Noble (Mercury)-3 (41)
48 t 74 AN AFFAIR TO REMEMBER (Our Love Affair) –•– Vic Damone (Columbia)-3 (48)
50 56 t REBEL –•– Carol Jarvis (Dot)-4 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK:

82 t — SOFT SANDS –•– The Chordettes (Cadence)-1 (22S) (82)
87 t — LIPS OF WINE –•– Andy Williams (Cadence)-1 (82)
87 t — WITH YOU ON MY MIND –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-1 (87)
93 — MY ONE SIN –•– The Four Coins (Epic)-1 (93)
98 t — DUMPLIN’S –•– Ernie Freeman (Imperial)-1 (98)
100 t — HIGH SCHOOL ROMANCE –•– George Hamilton IV (ABC-Paramount)-4 (80)
100 t — AROUND THE WORLD IN EIGHTY DAYS –•– The McGuire Sisters (Coral)-5 (73)

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US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending: 21st September, 1957
Issue Date: 30th September, 1957

1 1 TAMMY –•– Debbie Reynolds (Coral)-11 (2S/3A) (5 wks @ #1) (1)
2 2 DIANA –•– Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)-12 (4S/3A) (2)
3 5 HONEYCOMB –•– Jimmie Rodgers (Roulette)-8 (1S/1A) (3)
4 4 WHOLE LOT OF SHAKIN’ GOING ON –•– Jerry Lee Lewis (Sun)-15 (5S/12A) (3)
5 3 THAT’LL BE THE DAY –•– The Crickets (Brunswick)-8 (3S/4A) (3)
6 7 MR. LEE –•– The Bobbettes (Atlantic)-9 (7S/10A) (6)
7 8 RAINBOW –•– Russ Hamilton (Kapp)-11 (8 Ts/6A) (7)
8 6 (Let Me Be Your) TEDDY BEAR –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-15 (8S) (1)
9 9 IN THE MIDDLE OF AN ISLAND –•– Tony Bennett (Columbia)-9 (11S/20A) (9)
10 26 CHANCES ARE –•– Johnny Mathis (Columbia)-3 (6S/5A) (10)

11 11 IT’S NOT FOR ME TO SAY –•– Johnny Mathis (Columbia)-22 (22S/25A) (5)
12 12 SEARCHIN’ –•– The Coasters (Atco)-21 (24S) (5)
13 30 t HAPPY, HAPPY BIRTHDAY BABY –•– The Tune Weavers (Checker)-3 (8 Ts) (13)
14 13 STAR DUST –•– Billy Ward and His Dominoes (Decca)-15 (19S) (13)
15 10 BYE BYE LOVE –•– The Everly Brothers (Cadence)-20 (18S) (2)
16 20 FASCINATION –•– Jane Morgan and the Troubadors (Kapp)-6 (17S/13A) (16)
17 14 SEND FOR ME –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-16 (20S) (7)
18 22 YOU’RE MY ONE AND ONLY LOVE –•– Rick Nelson (Verve)-5 (14S) (22)
19 15 SHORT FAT FANNIE –•– Larry Williams (Specialty)-15 (23S) (6)
20 21 HULA LOVE –•– Buddy Knox with the Rhythm Orchids (Roulette)-5 (16S/14A) (20)

21 t 27 LOTTA LOVIN’ –•– Gene Vincent and His Blue Caps (Capitol)-7 (13S/18A) (21)
21 t 16 WHITE SILVER SANDS –•– Don Rondo (Jubilee)-12 (28 Ts/24A) (10)
23 18 LOVE LETTERS IN THE SAND –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-21 (21S) (1)
24 17 WHISPERING BELLS –•– The Dell-Vikings (Dot)-13 (9)
25 23 LOVE ME TO PIECES –•– Jill Corey (Columbia)-9 (23A) (18)
26 19 I’M GONNA SIT RIGHT DOWN AND WRITE MYSELF A LETTER –•– Billy Williams (Coral)-18 (6)
27 25 REMEMBER YOU’RE MINE –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-8 (12S/9A) (23)
28 30 t BLACK SLACKS –•– Joe Bennett and the Sparkletones (ABC-Paramount)-6 (26S/21A) (28)
29 36 JUST BETWEEN YOU AND ME –•– The Chordettes (Cadence)-4 (15S/8A) (29)
30 24 GOODY GOODY –•– Frankie Lymon and the Teenagers (Gee)-11 (30S) (22)

31 28 THERE’S A GOLD MINE IN THE SKY –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-7 (12S) (28)
32 29 AND THAT REMINDS ME –•– Della Reese (Jubilee)-6 (19A) (29)
33 35 AROUND THE WORLD –•– Mantovani and His Orchestra (London)-17 (25)
34 33 (Main Theme) AROUND THE WORLD (Instrumental) –•– Victor Young and His Singing Strings (Decca)-20 (28 Ts) (26)
35 37 t LASTING LOVE –•– Sal Mineo (Epic)-4 (27S) (35)
36 32 SO RARE –•– The Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra (Fraternity)-33 (2)
37 41 MOONLIGHT SWIM –•– Nick Noble (Mercury)-4 (37)
38 t 34 TO THE AISLE –•– The Five Satins (Ember)-11 (26)
38 t 46 LOVING YOU –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-14 (8 Ts) (28)
40 48 t AN AFFAIR TO REMEMBER (Our Love Affair) –•– Vic Damone (Columbia)-4 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS:

41 39 JUNE NIGHT –•– The Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra (Fraternity)-7 (39)
42 40 OLD CAPE COD –•– Patti Page (Mercury)-20 (7)
50 t 37 t THE FLYING SAUCER THE 2ND –•– Buchanan and Goodman (Luniverse)-11 (19)

POWER HITS:

43 — WAKE UP LITTLE SUSIE –•– The Everly Brothers (Cadence)-1 (25S/22A) (43)
45 47 FARTHER UP THE ROAD –•– Bobby “Blue” Bland (Duke)-9 (43)
47 t 60 FRAULEIN –•– Bobby Helms (Decca)-11 (47)
47 t 54 t ZIP ZIP –•– The Diamonds (Mercury)-6 (16A) (45)
49 52 LONG LONELY NIGHTS –•– Clyde McPhatter (Atlantic)-8 (49)

NEW THIS WEEK:

43 — WAKE UP LITTLE SUSIE –•– The Everly Brothers (Cadence)-1 (25S/22A) (43)
62 — DEEP PURPLE –•– Billy Ward and His Dominoes (Liberty)-1 (62)
65 t — KEEP A KNOCKIN’ –•– Little Richard (Specialty)-1 (65)
69 t — PEANUTS –•– Little Joe and the Thrillers (Okeh)-1 (69)
77 t — PLAYTHING –•– Ted Newman (Rev)-1 (77)
88 — LONELY CHAIR –•– Lloyd Price (KRC)-1 (88)
89 t — ALONE (Why Must I Be Alone) –•– The Shepherd Sisters (Lance)-1 (89)
93 t — DUMPLIN’S –•– Doc Bagby (Okaeh)-1 (93)
97 t — HE’S GONE –•– The Chantels (End)-1 (97)
99 t — HONEST I DO –•– Jimmy Reed (Vee-Jay)-1 (99)

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US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending: 28th September, 1957
Issue Date: 7th October, 1957

1 3 HONEYCOMB –•– Jimmie Rodgers (Roulette)-9 (1S/1A) (1 wk @ #1) (1)
2 1 TAMMY –•– Debbie Reynolds (Coral)-12 (3S/2A) (1)
3 5 THAT’LL BE THE DAY –•– The Crickets (Brunswick)-9 (6S/4A) (3)
4 2 DIANA –•– Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)-13 (4 Ts/3A) (2)
5 4 WHOLE LOT OF SHAKIN’ GOING ON –•– Jerry Lee Lewis (Sun)-16 (4 Ts/10 tA) (3)
6 6 MR. LEE –•– The Bobbettes (Atlantic)-10 (9S/13A) (6)
7 10 CHANCES ARE –•– Johnny Mathis (Columbia)-4 (7S/5A) (7)
8 7 RAINBOW –•– Russ Hamilton (Kapp)-12 (11S/8A) (7)
9 43 WAKE UP LITTLE SUSIE –•– The Everly Brothers (Cadence)-2 (2S/6A) (9)
10 13 HAPPY, HAPPY BIRTHDAY BABY –•– The Tune Weavers (Checker)-4 (8S/23A) (10)

11 9 IN THE MIDDLE OF AN ISLAND –•– Tony Bennett (Columbia)-10 (17S/20 tA) (9)
12 8 (Let Me Be Your) TEDDY BEAR –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-16 (13S) (1)
13 t 16 FASCINATION –•– Jane Morgan and the Troubadors (Kapp)-7 (12S/14A) (13)
13 t 20 HULA LOVE –•– Buddy Knox with the Rhythm Orchids (Roulette)-6 (14S/9A) (13)
15 21 t LOTTA LOVIN’ –•– Gene Vincent and His Blue Caps (Capitol)-8 (15S/19A) (15)
16 18 YOU’RE MY ONE AND ONLY LOVE –•– Rick Nelson (Verve)-6 (22S) (16)
17 11 IT’S NOT FOR ME TO SAY –•– Johnny Mathis (Columbia)-23 (23S) (5)
18 14 STAR DUST –•– Billy Ward and His Dominoes (Decca)-16 (21S) (13)
19 15 BYE BYE LOVE –•– The Everly Brothers (Cadence)-21 (26S) (2)
20 28 BLACK SLACKS –•– Joe Bennett and the Sparkletones (ABC-Paramount)-7 (20S/25A) (20)

21 19 SHORT FAT FANNIE –•– Larry Williams (Specialty)-16 (28 Ts) (6)
22 29 JUST BETWEEN YOU AND ME –•– The Chordettes (Cadence)-5 (18S/12A) (22)
23 27 REMEMBER YOU’RE MINE –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-9 (10S/16A) (23)
24 12 SEARCHIN’ –•– The Coasters (Atco)-22 (25S) (5)
25 21 t WHITE SILVER SANDS –•– Don Rondo (Jubilee)-13 (30 Ts) (10)
26 17 SEND FOR ME –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-17 (24S) (7)
27 23 LOVE LETTERS IN THE SAND –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-22 (27S) (1)
28 65 t KEEP A KNOCKIN’ –•– Little Richard (Specialty)-2 (16S) (28)
29 31 THERE’S A GOLD MINE IN THE SKY –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-7 (10S) (28)
30 25 LOVE ME TO PIECES –•– Jill Corey (Columbia)-10 (18)

31 30 GOODY GOODY –•– Frankie Lymon and the Teenagers (Gee)-12 (22)
32 t 33 AROUND THE WORLD –•– Mantovani and His Orchestra (London)-18 (25)
32 t 24 WHISPERING BELLS –•– The Dell-Vikings (Dot)-14 (9)
34 26 I’M GONNA SIT RIGHT DOWN AND WRITE MYSELF A LETTER –•– Billy Williams (Coral)-19 (6)
35 32 AND THAT REMINDS ME –•– Della Reese (Jubilee)-7 (22A) (29)
36 40 AN AFFAIR TO REMEMBER (Our Love Affair) –•– Vic Damone (Columbia)-5 (18A) (36)
37 35 LASTING LOVE –•– Sal Mineo (Epic)-5 (35)
38 38 t LOVING YOU –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-15 (13S) (28)
39 34 (Main Theme) AROUND THE WORLD (Instrumental) –•– Victor Young and His Singing Strings (Decca)-21 (26)
40 62 DEEP PURPLE –•– Billy Ward and His Dominoes (Liberty)-2 (28 Ts) (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS:

43 38 t TO THE AISLE –•– The Five Satins (Ember)-12 (26)
50 36 SO RARE –•– The Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra (Fraternity)-34 (2)
54 t 37 MOONLIGHT SWIM –•– Nick Noble (Mercury)-5 (37)

POWER HITS:

41 t 47 t FRAULEIN –•– Bobby Helms (Decca)-12 (41)
41 t 69 t PEANUTS –•– Little Joe and the Thrillers (Okeh)-2 (30 Ts) (41)
44 45 FARTHER UP THE ROAD –•– Bobby “Blue” Bland (Duke)-10 (43)
45 47 t ZIP ZIP –•– The Diamonds (Mercury)-7 (45)
46 59 t BON VOYAGE –•– Janice Harper (Prep)-6 (46)
47 t 56 t LIPS OF WINE –•– Andy Williams (Cadence)-3 (47)
47 t 64 WITH YOU ON MY MIND –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-3 (47)
49 75 t MY ONE SIN –•– The Four Coins (Epic)-3 (49)

NEW THIS WEEK:

51 t — BE-BOP BABY –•– Ricky Nelson (Imperial)-1 (19S) (51)
74 t — MELODIE D’AMOUR (Melody Of Love) –•– The Ames Brothers (RCA Victor)-1 (15A) (74)
77 — THINK –•– The “5” Royals (King)-4 (77)
88 — DESERIE –•– The Charts (Everlast)-4 (88)
89 t — BACK TO SCHOOL AGAIN –•– Timmie “Oh Yeah!” Rogers (Cameo)-1 (89)
89 t — HAVE I TOLD YOU LATELY THAT I LOVE YOU –•– Ricky Nelson (Imperial)-1 (19S) (89)
92 t — TONITE, TONITE –•– The Mello-Kings (Herald)-3 (89)
96 t — DARLING IT’S WONDERFUL –•– The Lovers (Lamp)-7 (48)
98 — FASCINATION –•– Dinah Shore (RCA Victor)-1 (17A) (98)

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US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending: 5th October, 1957
Issue Date: 14th October, 1957

1 1 HONEYCOMB –•– Jimmie Rodgers (Roulette)-10 (2S/1A) (2 wks @ #1) (1)
2 2 TAMMY –•– Debbie Reynolds (Coral)-13 (3S/3 tA) (1)
3 9 WAKE UP LITTLE SUSIE –•– The Everly Brothers (Cadence)-3 (1S/3 tA) (3)
4 3 THAT’LL BE THE DAY –•– The Crickets (Brunswick)-10 (6S/6A) (3)
5 4 DIANA –•– Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)-14 (5S/5A) (2)
6 5 WHOLE LOT OF SHAKIN’ GOING ON –•– Jerry Lee Lewis (Sun)-17 (11S/22 tA) (3)
7 7 CHANCES ARE –•– Johnny Mathis (Columbia)-5 (7S/2A) (7)
8 10 HAPPY, HAPPY BIRTHDAY BABY –•– The Tune Weavers (Checker)-5 (8S/12A) (8)
9 6 MR. LEE –•– The Bobbettes (Atlantic)-11 (9S/15 tA) (6)
10 8 RAINBOW –•– Russ Hamilton (Kapp)-13 (17S/13A) (7)

11 13 t FASCINATION –•– Jane Morgan and the Troubadors (Kapp)-8 (12S/7A) (11)
12 13 t HULA LOVE –•– Buddy Knox with the Rhythm Orchids (Roulette)-7 (14S/22 tA) (13)
13 11 IN THE MIDDLE OF AN ISLAND –•– Tony Bennett (Columbia)-11 (23S) (9)
14 15 LOTTA LOVIN’ –•– Gene Vincent and His Blue Caps (Capitol)-9 (16S/18A) (14)
15 — JAILHOUSE ROCK –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-1 (4S/8A) (15)
16 28 KEEP A KNOCKIN’ –•– Little Richard (Specialty)-3 (10S) (16)
17 20 BLACK SLACKS –•– Joe Bennett and the Sparkletones (ABC-Paramount)-8 (18S) (17)
18 16 YOU’RE MY ONE AND ONLY LOVE –•– Rick Nelson (Verve)-7 (25S) (16)
19 19 BYE BYE LOVE –•– The Everly Brothers (Cadence)-22 (27S) (2)
20 12 (Let Me Be Your) TEDDY BEAR –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-17 (20S) (1)

21 22 JUST BETWEEN YOU AND ME –•– The Chordettes (Cadence)-6 (19S/14A) (21)
22 18 STAR DUST –•– Billy Ward and His Dominoes (Decca)-17 (13)
23 23 REMEMBER YOU’RE MINE –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-10 (15S/11A) (23)
24 25 WHITE SILVER SANDS –•– Don Rondo (Jubilee)-14 (10)
25 17 IT’S NOT FOR ME TO SAY –•– Johnny Mathis (Columbia)-24 (5)
26 26 SEND FOR ME –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-18 (26S) (7)
27 21 SHORT FAT FANNIE –•– Larry Williams (Specialty)-17 (6)
28 51 t BE-BOP BABY –•– Ricky Nelson (Imperial)-2 (13S) (28)
29 29 THERE’S A GOLD MINE IN THE SKY –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-8 (15S) (28)
30 t 27 LOVE LETTERS IN THE SAND –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-23 (24S) (1)
30 t 41 t PEANUTS –•– Little Joe and the Thrillers (Okeh)-3 (22S) (30)

32 40 DEEP PURPLE –•– Billy Ward and His Dominoes (Liberty)-3 (29S) (32)
33 35 AND THAT REMINDS ME –•– Della Reese (Jubilee)-8 (17A) (29)
34 24 SEARCHIN’ –•– The Coasters (Atco)-23 (5)
35 36 AN AFFAIR TO REMEMBER (Our Love Affair) –•– Vic Damone (Columbia)-6 (20A) (35)
36 t 32 t AROUND THE WORLD –•– Mantovani and His Orchestra (London)-19 (25)
36 t 34 I’M GONNA SIT RIGHT DOWN AND WRITE MYSELF A LETTER –•– Billy Williams (Coral)-20 (6)
38 30 LOVE ME TO PIECES –•– Jill Corey (Columbia)-11 (18)
39 47 t LIPS OF WINE –•– Andy Williams (Cadence)-4 (39)
40 41 t FRAULEIN –•– Bobby Helms (Decca)-13 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS:

41 t 31 GOODY GOODY –•– Frankie Lymon and the Teenagers (Gee)-13 (22)
44 32 t WHISPERING BELLS –•– The Dell-Vikings (Dot)-15 (9)
46 37 LASTING LOVE –•– Sal Mineo (Epic)-6 (35)
48 38 LOVING YOU –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-16 (20S) (28)
50 t 39 (Main Theme) AROUND THE WORLD (Instrumental) –•– Victor Young and His Singing Strings (Decca)-22 (30S) (26)

POWER HITS:

41 t 49 MY ONE SIN –•– The Four Coins (Epic)-4 (28S) (41)
43 47 t WITH YOU ON MY MIND –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-4 (43)
45 74 t MELODIE D’AMOUR (Melody Of Love) –•– The Ames Brothers (RCA Victor)-2 (21S/15 tA) (45)
49 46 BON VOYAGE –•– Janice Harper (Prep)-7 (46)
50 t 58 PLAYTHING –•– Ted Newman (Rev)-3 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK:

15 — JAILHOUSE ROCK –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-1 (4S/8A) (15)
55 t — MY SPECIAL ANGEL –•– Bobby Helms (Decca)-1 (24A) (55)
83 t — DEEP BLUE SEA –•– Jimmy Dean (Columbia)-1 (83)
85 t — MOONLIGHT SWIM –•– Tony Perkins (RCA Victor)-1 (85)
92 t — HE’S GONE –•– The Chantels (End)-2 (92)
92 t — MY SHOES KEEP WALKING BACK TO YOU –•– Ray Price (Columbia)-1 (92)
95 t — SILHOUETTES –•– The Rays (Cameo)-1 (95)
97 t — HOME OF THE BLUES –•– Johnny Cash and the Tennessee Two (Sun)-1 (97)

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US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending: 12th October, 1957
Issue Date: 21st October, 1957

1 3 WAKE UP LITTLE SUSIE –•– The Everly Brothers (Cadence)-4 (1 wk @ #1) (2S/3A) (1)
2 1 HONEYCOMB –•– Jimmie Rodgers (Roulette)-11 (3S/2A) (1)
3 15 JAILHOUSE ROCK –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-2 (1S/6A) (3)
4 2 TAMMY –•– Debbie Reynolds (Coral)-14 (4S/4A) (1)
5 5 DIANA –•– Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)-15 (7S/5A) (2)
6 7 CHANCES ARE –•– Johnny Mathis (Columbia)-6 (5S/1A) (6)
7 t 4 THAT’LL BE THE DAY –•– The Crickets (Brunswick)-11 (10S/8A) (3)
7 t 6 WHOLE LOT OF SHAKIN’ GOING ON –•– Jerry Lee Lewis (Sun)-18 (12S/18 tA) (3)
9 8 HAPPY, HAPPY BIRTHDAY BABY –•– The Tune Weavers (Checker)-6 (8S) (8)
10 9 MR. LEE –•– The Bobbettes (Atlantic)-12 (11S) (6)

11 16 KEEP A KNOCKIN’ –•– Little Richard (Specialty)-4 (9S) (11)
12 12 HULA LOVE –•– Buddy Knox with the Rhythm Orchids (Roulette)-8 (13S/13A) (13)
13 11 FASCINATION –•– Jane Morgan and the Troubadors (Kapp)-9 (14 Ts/7A) (11)
14 10 RAINBOW –•– Russ Hamilton (Kapp)-14 (18S/10A) (7)
15 14 LOTTA LOVIN’ –•– Gene Vincent and His Blue Caps (Capitol)-10 (14 Ts) (14)
16 28 BE-BOP BABY –•– Ricky Nelson (Imperial)-3 (6S) (16)
17 13 IN THE MIDDLE OF AN ISLAND –•– Tony Bennett (Columbia)-12 (21S) (9)
18 17 BLACK SLACKS –•– Joe Bennett and the Sparkletones (ABC-Paramount)-9 (23S/21 tA) (17)
19 21 JUST BETWEEN YOU AND ME –•– The Chordettes (Cadence)-7 (20S/15A) (19)
20 23 REMEMBER YOU’RE MINE –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-11 (17S/21 tA) (20)

21 22 STAR DUST –•– Billy Ward and His Dominoes (Decca)-18 (13)
22 18 YOU’RE MY ONE AND ONLY LOVE –•– Rick Nelson (Verve)-8 (16)
23 t 25 IT’S NOT FOR ME TO SAY –•– Johnny Mathis (Columbia)-25 (5)
23 t 30 t PEANUTS –•– Little Joe and the Thrillers (Okeh)-4 (24S) (23)
25 32 DEEP PURPLE –•– Billy Ward and His Dominoes (Liberty)-4 (26S) (25)
26 t 26 SEND FOR ME –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-19 (27S) (7)
26 t 20 (Let Me Be Your) TEDDY BEAR –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-18 (28S) (1)
28 19 BYE BYE LOVE –•– The Everly Brothers (Cadence)-23 (2)
29 29 THERE’S A GOLD MINE IN THE SKY –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-9 (17S) (28)
30 24 WHITE SILVER SANDS –•– Don Rondo (Jubilee)-15 (30S) (10)

31 45 MELODIE D’AMOUR (Melody Of Love) –•– The Ames Brothers (RCA Victor)-3 (22S/9A) (31)
32 33 AND THAT REMINDS ME –•– Della Reese (Jubilee)-9 (12A) (29)
33 t 27 SHORT FAT FANNIE –•– Larry Williams (Specialty)-18 (6)
33 t 95 t SILHOUETTES –•– The Rays (Cameo)-2 (16S) (33)
35 55 t MY SPECIAL ANGEL –•– Bobby Helms (Decca)-2 (19S) (35)
36 40 FRAULEIN –•– Bobby Helms (Decca)-14 (36)
37 t 36 t AROUND THE WORLD –•– Mantovani and His Orchestra (London)-20 (25)
37 t 35 AN AFFAIR TO REMEMBER (Our Love Affair) –•– Vic Damone (Columbia)-7 (16A) (35)
39 43 WITH YOU ON MY MIND –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-5 (39)
40 39 LIPS OF WINE –•– Andy Williams (Cadence)-5 (17A) (39)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS:

42 30 t LOVE LETTERS IN THE SAND –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-24 (1)
44 34 SEARCHIN’ –•– The Coasters (Atco)-24 (5)
45 t 38 LOVE ME TO PIECES –•– Jill Corey (Columbia)-12 (18)
49 t 36 t I’M GONNA SIT RIGHT DOWN AND WRITE MYSELF A LETTER –•– Billy Williams (Coral)-21 (6)

POWER HITS:

41 41 t MY ONE SIN –•– The Four Coins (Epic)-5 (41)
43 57 t HAVE I TOLD YOU LATELY THAT I LOVE YOU –•– Ricky Nelson (Imperial)-3 (6S) (43)
45 t 50 t PLAYTHING –•– Ted Newman (Rev)-4 (45)
45 t 47 ZIP ZIP –•– The Diamonds (Mercury)-9 (45)
49 t 52 ALONE (Why Must I Be Alone) –•– The Shepherd Sisters (Lance)-4 (49)

NEW THIS WEEK:

61 — TREAT ME NICE –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-1 (1S/20A) (61)
68 — LITTLE BITTY PRETTY ONE –•– Thurston Harris (Aladdin)-1 (68)
72 t — PLAYTHING –•– Nick Todd (Dot)-1 (72)
79 t — JUST BORN (To Be Your Baby) –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-1 (18 tA) (79)
79 t — WAIT AND SEE –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-1 (29S) (79)
88 t — IDOL WITH THE GOLDEN HEAD –•– The Coasters (Atco)-1 (88)
88 t — TILL –•– Percy Faith and His Orchestra (Columbia)-12 (63)
94 t — YOU SEND ME –•– Sam Cooke (Keen)-1 (94)
97 t — SILHOUETTES –•– Steve Gibson and the Red Caps (ABC-Paramount)-1 (97)

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US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending: 19th October, 1957
Issue Date: 28th October, 1957

1 1 WAKE UP LITTLE SUSIE –•– The Everly Brothers (Cadence)-5 (2 wks @ #1) (2S/1A) (1)
2 3 JAILHOUSE ROCK –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-3 (1S/3A) (2)
3 4 TAMMY –•– Debbie Reynolds (Coral)-15 (7S/6A) (1)
4 2 HONEYCOMB –•– Jimmie Rodgers (Roulette)-12 (8S/4A) (1)
5 9 HAPPY, HAPPY BIRTHDAY BABY –•– The Tune Weavers (Checker)-7 (11S/25A) (5)
6 7 t THAT’LL BE THE DAY –•– The Crickets (Brunswick)-12 (17S/20A) (3)
7 6 CHANCES ARE –•– Johnny Mathis (Columbia)-7 (4S/2A) (6)
8 11 KEEP A KNOCKIN’ –•– Little Richard (Specialty)-5 (10S) (8)
9 7 t WHOLE LOT OF SHAKIN’ GOING ON –•– Jerry Lee Lewis (Sun)-19 (12S) (3)
10 16 BE-BOP BABY –•– Ricky Nelson (Imperial)-4 (3S/10A) (10)

11 10 MR. LEE –•– The Bobbettes (Atlantic)-13 (16S) (6)
12 t 5 DIANA –•– Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)-16 (9S/9A) (2)
12 t 12 HULA LOVE –•– Buddy Knox with the Rhythm Orchids (Roulette)-9 (14S/22A) (13)
14 33 t SILHOUETTES –•– The Rays (Cameo)-3 (5S/11A) (14)
15 15 LOTTA LOVIN’ –•– Gene Vincent and His Blue Caps (Capitol)-11 (13S) (14)
16 94 t YOU SEND ME –•– Sam Cooke (Keen)-2 (6S) (16)
17 14 RAINBOW –•– Russ Hamilton (Kapp)-15 (21S) (7)
18 13 FASCINATION –•– Jane Morgan and the Troubadors (Kapp)-10 (20S/7A) (11)
19 31 MELODIE D’AMOUR (Melody Of Love) –•– The Ames Brothers (RCA Victor)-4 (22S/5A) (19)
20 17 IN THE MIDDLE OF AN ISLAND –•– Tony Bennett (Columbia)-13 (24S) (9)

21 35 MY SPECIAL ANGEL –•– Bobby Helms (Decca)-3 (19S/8A) (21)
22 20 REMEMBER YOU’RE MINE –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-12 (18S) (20)
23 19 JUST BETWEEN YOU AND ME –•– The Chordettes (Cadence)-8 (25S/17A) (19)
24 23 t PEANUTS –•– Little Joe and the Thrillers (Okeh)-5 (30S) (23)
25 68 LITTLE BITTY PRETTY ONE –•– Thurston Harris (Aladdin)-2 (15S) (25)
26 30 WHITE SILVER SANDS –•– Don Rondo (Jubilee)-16 (10)
27 t 26 t SEND FOR ME –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-20 (29S) (7)
27 t 21 STAR DUST –•– Billy Ward and His Dominoes (Decca)-19 (13)
29 41 MY ONE SIN –•– The Four Coins (Epic)-6 (29)
30 t 18 BLACK SLACKS –•– Joe Bennett and the Sparkletones (ABC-Paramount)-10 (26S) (17)
30 t 22 YOU’RE MY ONE AND ONLY LOVE –•– Rick Nelson (Verve)-9 (16)

32 26 t (Let Me Be Your) TEDDY BEAR –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-19 (1)
33 23 t IT’S NOT FOR ME TO SAY –•– Johnny Mathis (Columbia)-26 (5)
34 t 32 AND THAT REMINDS ME –•– Della Reese (Jubilee)-10 (14A) (29)
34 t 39 WITH YOU ON MY MIND –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-6 (34)
36 61 TREAT ME NICE –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-2 (1S/18A) (36)
37 43 HAVE I TOLD YOU LATELY THAT I LOVE YOU –•– Ricky Nelson (Imperial)-4 (3S) (37)
38 25 DEEP PURPLE –•– Billy Ward and His Dominoes (Liberty)-5 (27S) (25)
39 33 t SHORT FAT FANNIE –•– Larry Williams (Specialty)-19 (6)
40 t 42 LOVE LETTERS IN THE SAND –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-25 (1)
40 t 40 LIPS OF WINE –•– Andy Williams (Cadence)-6 (39)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS:

49 36 FRAULEIN –•– Bobby Helms (Decca)-15 (36)
50 t 28 BYE BYE LOVE –•– The Everly Brothers (Cadence)-24 (2)
50 t 29 THERE’S A GOLD MINE IN THE SKY –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-10 (18S) (28)
57 t 37 t AN AFFAIR TO REMEMBER (Our Love Affair) –•– Vic Damone (Columbia)-8 (35)
60 37 t AROUND THE WORLD –•– Mantovani and His Orchestra (London)-21 (25)

POWER HITS:

43 t 72 t PLAYTHING –•– Nick Todd (Dot)-2 (43)
43 t 53 t BACK TO SCHOOL AGAIN –•– Timmie “Oh Yeah!” Rogers (Cameo)-4 (43)
45 45 t ZIP ZIP –•– The Diamonds (Mercury)-10 (45)
46 84 t MOONLIGHT SWIM –•– Tony Perkins (RCA Victor)-3 (46)
47 79 t JUST BORN (To Be Your Baby) –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-2 (28S/15A) (47)
48 55 REBEL –•– Carol Jarvis (Dot)-9 (48)

NEW THIS WEEK:

66 t — I’M AVAILABLE –•– Margie Rayburn (Liberty)-1 (66)
70 — SWANEE RIVER ROCK (Talkin’ ‘Bout That River) –•– Ray Charles (Atlantic)-1 (70)
71 t — MISTER FIRE EYES –•– Bonnie Guitar (Dot)-1 (71)
77 t — THERE’S ONLY YOU –•– Don Rondo (Jubilee)-1 (77)
79 t — FRAULEIN –•– Steve Lawrence (Coral)-1 (79)
79 t — I STILL LOVE YOU –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-1 (23S) (79)
84 t — CHICAGO –•– Frank Sinatra (Capitol)-1 (84)
84 t — I’LL REMEMBER TODAY –•– Patti Page (Mercury)-1 (84)
90 t — TILL –•– Roger Williams (Kapp)-1 (90)
96 t — ONLY BECAUSE –•– The Platters (Mercury)-1 (96)

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US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending: 26th October, 1957
Issue Date: 4th November, 1957

1 2 JAILHOUSE ROCK –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-4 (1 wk @ #1) (1S/2A) (1)
2 1 WAKE UP LITTLE SUSIE –•– The Everly Brothers (Cadence)-6 (2S/1A) (1)
3 14 SILHOUETTES –•– The Rays (Cameo)-4 (4S/9 tA) (3)
4 4 HONEYCOMB –•– Jimmie Rodgers (Roulette)-13 (7S/4A) (1)
5 7 CHANCES ARE –•– Johnny Mathis (Columbia)-8 (6S/3A) (5)
6 16 YOU SEND ME –•– Sam Cooke (Keen)-3 (3S/25A) (6)
7 10 BE-BOP BABY –•– Ricky Nelson (Imperial)-5 (5S/11A) (7)
8 3 TAMMY –•– Debbie Reynolds (Coral)-16 (8S/6A) (1)
9 12 t DIANA –•– Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)-17 (10S/15A) (2)
10 8 KEEP A KNOCKIN’ –•– Little Richard (Specialty)-6 (12S/24A) (8)

11 5 HAPPY, HAPPY BIRTHDAY BABY –•– The Tune Weavers (Checker)-8 (14S/20A) (5)
12 6 THAT’LL BE THE DAY –•– The Crickets (Brunswick)-13 (22S/9 tA) (3)
13 25 LITTLE BITTY PRETTY ONE –•– Thurston Harris (Aladdin)-3 (9S) (13)
14 11 MR. LEE –•– The Bobbettes (Atlantic)-14 (21S) (6)
15 t 9 WHOLE LOT OF SHAKIN’ GOING ON –•– Jerry Lee Lewis (Sun)-20 (18S) (3)
15 t 21 MY SPECIAL ANGEL –•– Bobby Helms (Decca)-4 (11S/14A) (15)
17 12 t HULA LOVE –•– Buddy Knox with the Rhythm Orchids (Roulette)-10 (17S) (13)
18 t 18 FASCINATION –•– Jane Morgan and the Troubadors (Kapp)-11 (16S/7A) (11)
18 t 15 LOTTA LOVIN’ –•– Gene Vincent and His Blue Caps (Capitol)-12 (15S) (14)
20 19 MELODIE D’AMOUR (Melody Of Love) –•– The Ames Brothers (RCA Victor)-5 (13S/5A) (19)

21 17 RAINBOW –•– Russ Hamilton (Kapp)-16 (23 Ts) (7)
22 38 DEEP PURPLE –•– Billy Ward and His Dominoes (Liberty)-6 (23 Ts) (22)
23 24 PEANUTS –•– Little Joe and the Thrillers (Okeh)-6 (25S) (23)
24 20 IN THE MIDDLE OF AN ISLAND –•– Tony Bennett (Columbia)-14 (9)
25 30 t BLACK SLACKS –•– Joe Bennett and the Sparkletones (ABC-Paramount)-11 (29S) (17)
26 22 REMEMBER YOU’RE MINE –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-13 (28S) (20)
27 36 TREAT ME NICE –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-3 (1S/19A) (27)
28 23 JUST BETWEEN YOU AND ME –•– The Chordettes (Cadence)-9 (19)
29 37 HAVE I TOLD YOU LATELY THAT I LOVE YOU –•– Ricky Nelson (Imperial)-5 (5S) (29)
30 47 JUST BORN (To Be Your Baby) –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-3 (19S/16A) (30)

31 64 ALONE (Why Must I Be Alone) –•– The Shepherd Sisters (Lance)-6 (27S) (31)
32 53 t HONEST I DO –•– Jimmy Reed (Vee-Jay)-6 (32)
33 34 t WITH YOU ON MY MIND –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-7 (30S) (33)
34 53 t WAIT AND SEE –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-3 (26S) (34)
35 27 t SEND FOR ME –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-21 (7)
36 27 t STAR DUST –•– Billy Ward and His Dominoes (Decca)-20 (13)
37 43 t BACK TO SCHOOL AGAIN –•– Timmie “Oh Yeah!” Rogers (Cameo)-5 (37)
38 t 29 MY ONE SIN –•– The Four Coins (Epic)-7 (29)
38 t 34 t AND THAT REMINDS ME –•– Della Reese (Jubilee)-11 (22A) (29)
38 t 26 WHITE SILVER SANDS –•– Don Rondo (Jubilee)-17 (10)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS:

43 t 33 IT’S NOT FOR ME TO SAY –•– Johnny Mathis (Columbia)-27 (5)
43 t 32 (Let Me Be Your) TEDDY BEAR –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-20 (1)
51 t 40 t LOVE LETTERS IN THE SAND –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-26 (1)
51 t 40 t LIPS OF WINE –•– Andy Williams (Cadence)-7 (39)
53 39 SHORT FAT FANNIE –•– Larry Williams (Specialty)-20 (6)
54 t 30 t YOU’RE MY ONE AND ONLY LOVE –•– Rick Nelson (Verve)-10 (16)

POWER HITS:

41 43 t PLAYTHING –•– Nick Todd (Dot)-3 (41)
42 49 FRAULEIN –•– Bobby Helms (Decca)-16 (36)
43 t 46 MOONLIGHT SWIM –•– Tony Perkins (RCA Victor)-4 (43)
46 t — APRIL LOVE –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-1 (20S/8A) (46)
46 t 57 t AN AFFAIR TO REMEMBER (Our Love Affair) –•– Vic Damone (Columbia)-9 (35)
48 t 60 AROUND THE WORLD –•– Mantovani and His Orchestra (London)-22 (25)

NEW THIS WEEK:

46 t — APRIL LOVE –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-1 (20S/8A) (46)
68 — SOFT –•– Bill Doggett (King)-1 (68)
69 t — IVY ROSE –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-1 (19S/18A) (69)
78 t — ALL THE WAY –•– Frank Sinatra (Capitol)-1 (17A) (78)
85 t — SUMMERTIME –•– Sam Cooke (Keene)-1 (3S) (85)
88 t — MISS YOU SO –•– Lillian Offitt (Excello)-9 (66)
93 t — FASCINATION –•– Dick Jacobs and His Chorus and Orchestra (Coral)-9 (52)
93 t — REET PETITE (The Finest Girl You Ever Want To Meet) –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-1 (93)
96 t — COULD THIS BE MAGIC –•– The Dubs (Gone)-1 (96)
96 t — THE TWELFTH OF NEVER –•– Johnny Mathis (Columbia)-1 (6S/12A) (96)

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US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending: 2nd November, 1957
Issue Date: 11th November, 1957

NOTE: Beginning this week the “Best Sellers In Stores” chart is expanded to 50 positions

1 1 JAILHOUSE ROCK –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-5 (2 wks @ #1) (1S/2A) (1)
2 2 WAKE UP LITTLE SUSIE –•– The Everly Brothers (Cadence)-7 (3S/1A) (1)
3 3 SILHOUETTES –•– The Rays (Cameo)-5 (4S/7A) (3)
4 6 YOU SEND ME –•– Sam Cooke (Keen)-4 (2S/8A) (4)
5 7 BE-BOP BABY –•– Ricky Nelson (Imperial)-6 (5S/14 tA) (5)
6 5 CHANCES ARE –•– Johnny Mathis (Columbia)-9 (7S/3A) (5)
7 13 LITTLE BITTY PRETTY ONE –•– Thurston Harris (Aladdin)-4 (6S) (7)
8 4 HONEYCOMB –•– Jimmie Rodgers (Roulette)-14 (9S/6A) (1)
9 8 TAMMY –•– Debbie Reynolds (Coral)-17 (10S/13A) (1)
10 15 t MY SPECIAL ANGEL –•– Bobby Helms (Decca)-5 (8S/18A) (10)

11 9 DIANA –•– Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)-18 (16S) (2)
12 10 KEEP A KNOCKIN’ –•– Little Richard (Specialty)-7 (14S) (8)
13 11 HAPPY, HAPPY BIRTHDAY BABY –•– The Tune Weavers (Checker)-9 (17S/22 tA) (5)
14 20 MELODIE D’AMOUR (Melody Of Love) –•– The Ames Brothers (RCA Victor)-6 (12S/5A) (14)
15 18 t FASCINATION –•– Jane Morgan and the Troubadors (Kapp)-12 (13S/9A) (11)
16 18 t LOTTA LOVIN’ –•– Gene Vincent and His Blue Caps (Capitol)-13 (19S) (14)
17 15 t WHOLE LOT OF SHAKIN’ GOING ON –•– Jerry Lee Lewis (Sun)-21 (23S) (3)
18 17 HULA LOVE –•– Buddy Knox with the Rhythm Orchids (Roulette)-11 (21 Ts) (13)
19 14 MR. LEE –•– The Bobbettes (Atlantic)-15 (24S) (6)
20 46 t APRIL LOVE –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-2 (11S/4A) (20)

21 12 THAT’LL BE THE DAY –•– The Crickets (Brunswick)-14 (31S/25A) (3)
22 21 RAINBOW –•– Russ Hamilton (Kapp)-17 (25S) (7)
23 22 DEEP PURPLE –•– Billy Ward and His Dominoes (Liberty)-7 (20S) (22)
24 30 JUST BORN (To Be Your Baby) –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-4 (15S/14 tA) (24)
25 31 ALONE (Why Must I Be Alone) –•– The Shepherd Sisters (Lance)-7 (18S/22 tA) (25)
26 23 PEANUTS –•– Little Joe and the Thrillers (Okeh)-7 (27S) (23)
27 34 WAIT AND SEE –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-4 (28S) (27)
28 25 BLACK SLACKS –•– Joe Bennett and the Sparkletones (ABC-Paramount)-12 (33S) (17)
29 58 I’M AVAILABLE –•– Margie Rayburn (Liberty)-3 (29S/21A) (29)
30 t 26 REMEMBER YOU’RE MINE –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-14 (38S) (20)
30 t 27 TREAT ME NICE –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-4 (1S/20A) (27)

32 24 IN THE MIDDLE OF AN ISLAND –•– Tony Bennett (Columbia)-15 (48S) (9)
33 78 t ALL THE WAY –•– Frank Sinatra (Capitol)-2 (21 Ts/16 tA) (33)
34 38 t AND THAT REMINDS ME –•– Della Reese (Jubilee)-12 (39S) (29)
35 t 29 HAVE I TOLD YOU LATELY THAT I LOVE YOU –•– Ricky Nelson (Imperial)-6 (5S) (29)
35 t 38 t MY ONE SIN –•– The Four Coins (Epic)-8 (34S) (29)
37 t 37 BACK TO SCHOOL AGAIN –•– Timmie “Oh Yeah!” Rogers (Cameo)-6 (37S) (37)
37 t 32 HONEST I DO –•– Jimmy Reed (Vee-Jay)-7 (36S) (32)
37 t 28 JUST BETWEEN YOU AND ME –•– The Chordettes (Cadence)-10 (42S) (19)
40 57 TILL –•– Roger Williams (Kapp)-3 (32S) (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS:

42 33 WITH YOU ON MY MIND –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-8 (35S) (33)
43 36 STAR DUST –•– Billy Ward and His Dominoes (Decca)-21 (13)
46 35 SEND FOR ME –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-22 (49S) (7)
67 t 38 t WHITE SILVER SANDS –•– Don Rondo (Jubilee)-18 (10)

POWER HITS:

41 96 t COULD THIS BE MAGIC –•– The Dubs (Gone)-2 (26S) (41)
44 t 43 t MOONLIGHT SWIM –•– Tony Perkins (RCA Victor)-5 (43)
49 t 59 t SWANEE RIVER ROCK (Talkin’ ‘Bout That River) –•– Ray Charles (Atlantic)-3 (50S) (49)

NEW THIS WEEK:

54 t — ROCK AND ROLL MUSIC –•– Chuck Berry (Chess)-1 (40S) (54)
54 t — WUN’ERFUL, WUN’ERFUL (Sides uh-one and uh-two) (Medley) –•– Stan Freberg (Capitol)-1 (41S) (54)
58 — BONY MARONIE –•– Larry Williams (Specialty)-1 (30S) (58)
61 t — PEGGY SUE –•– Buddy Holly (Coral)-1 (43 Ts/22 tA) (61)
64 t — PARTY TIME –•– Sal Mineo (Epic)-1 (45S) (64)
77 t — THE STORY OF MY LIFE –•– Marty Robbins (Columbia)-1 (77)
81 t — WHEN THE SWALLOWS COME BACK TO CAPISTRANO –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-1 (11S) (81)
88 t — DEEP BLUE SEA –•– Jimmy Dean (Columbia)-2 (83)
88 t — SILHOUETTES –•– The Diamonds (Mercury)-1 (10A) (88)
88 t — YOU BUG ME, BABY –•– Larry Williams (Specialty)-1 (30S) (88)
94 t — GOT A DATE WITH AN ANGEL –•– Billy Williams (Coral)-1 (94)
98 t — FASCINATION –•– David Carroll and His Orchestra (Mercury)-7 (56)

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US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending: 9th November, 1957
Issue Date: 18th November, 1957

1 1 JAILHOUSE ROCK –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-6 (3 wks @ #1) (1S/2A) (1)
2 2 WAKE UP LITTLE SUSIE –•– The Everly Brothers (Cadence)-8 (2S/1A) (1)
3 4 YOU SEND ME –•– Sam Cooke (Keen)-5 (3S/6A) (3)
4 3 SILHOUETTES –•– The Rays (Cameo)-6 (4S/5A) (3)
5 5 BE-BOP BABY –•– Ricky Nelson (Imperial)-7 (5S/10 tA) (5)
6 7 LITTLE BITTY PRETTY ONE –•– Thurston Harris (Aladdin)-5 (6S/18A) (6)
7 6 CHANCES ARE –•– Johnny Mathis (Columbia)-10 (9S/3A) (5)
8 10 MY SPECIAL ANGEL –•– Bobby Helms (Decca)-6 (7S/10 tA) (8)
9 8 HONEYCOMB –•– Jimmie Rodgers (Roulette)-15 (10S/7A) (1)
10 9 TAMMY –•– Debbie Reynolds (Coral)-18 (11S/16A) (1)

11 20 APRIL LOVE –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-3 (8S/4A) (11)
12 14 MELODIE D’AMOUR (Melody Of Love) –•– The Ames Brothers (RCA Victor)-7 (14S/8A) (12)
13 12 KEEP A KNOCKIN’ –•– Little Richard (Specialty)-8 (15S) (8)
14 11 DIANA –•– Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)-19 (23S) (2)
15 15 FASCINATION –•– Jane Morgan and the Troubadors (Kapp)-13 (13S/14A) (11)
16 13 HAPPY, HAPPY BIRTHDAY BABY –•– The Tune Weavers (Checker)-10 (16S) (5)
17 18 HULA LOVE –•– Buddy Knox with the Rhythm Orchids (Roulette)-12 (22S/22 tA) (13)
18 16 LOTTA LOVIN’ –•– Gene Vincent and His Blue Caps (Capitol)-14 (28 Ts) (14)
19 24 JUST BORN (To Be Your Baby) –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-5 (12S/15A) (19)
20 25 ALONE (Why Must I Be Alone) –•– The Shepherd Sisters (Lance)-8 (24S) (20)

21 29 I’M AVAILABLE –•– Margie Rayburn (Liberty)-4 (17 Ts/25A) (21)
22 17 WHOLE LOT OF SHAKIN’ GOING ON –•– Jerry Lee Lewis (Sun)-22 (39S) (3)
23 22 RAINBOW –•– Russ Hamilton (Kapp)-18 (35S) (7)
24 23 DEEP PURPLE –•– Billy Ward and His Dominoes (Liberty)-8 (36S) (22)
25 t 19 MR. LEE –•– The Bobbettes (Atlantic)-16 (41S) (6)
25 t 21 THAT’LL BE THE DAY –•– The Crickets (Brunswick)-15 (40S) (3)
27 54 t ROCK AND ROLL MUSIC –•– Chuck Berry (Chess)-2 (19S) (27)
28 33 ALL THE WAY –•– Frank Sinatra (Capitol)-3 (17 Ts/12 tA) (28)
29 26 PEANUTS –•– Little Joe and the Thrillers (Okeh)-8 (43S) (23)
30 41 COULD THIS BE MAGIC –•– The Dubs (Gone)-3 (27S) (30)

31 t — RAUNCHY –•– Bill Justis and His Orchestra (Phillips International)-1 (21S) (31)
31 t 27 WAIT AND SEE –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-5 (30S) (27)
33 40 TILL –•– Roger Williams (Kapp)-4 (28 Ts) (33)
34 28 BLACK SLACKS –•– Joe Bennett and the Sparkletones (ABC-Paramount)-13 (44S) (17)
35 61 t PEGGY SUE –•– Buddy Holly (Coral)-2 (25S) (35)
36 37 t BACK TO SCHOOL AGAIN –•– Timmie “Oh Yeah!” Rogers (Cameo)-7 (38S) (36)
37 35 t MY ONE SIN –•– The Four Coins (Epic)-9 (37S) (29)
38 32 IN THE MIDDLE OF AN ISLAND –•– Tony Bennett (Columbia)-16 (46S) (9)
39 t 34 AND THAT REMINDS ME –•– Della Reese (Jubilee)-13 (33S) (29)
39 t — RAUNCHY –•– Ernie Freeman (Imperial)-1 (26S) (39)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS:

41 t 37 t HONEST I DO –•– Jimmy Reed (Vee-Jay)-8 (50 Ts) (32)
46 t 30 t REMEMBER YOU’RE MINE –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-15 (45S) (20)
46 t 30 t TREAT ME NICE –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-5 (1S/21A) (27)
49 t 35 t HAVE I TOLD YOU LATELY THAT I LOVE YOU –•– Ricky Nelson (Imperial)-7 (5S) (29)
57 37 t JUST BETWEEN YOU AND ME –•– The Chordettes (Cadence)-11 (19)

POWER HITS:

41 t 53 I’LL REMEMBER TODAY –•– Patti Page (Mercury)-4 (31S) (41)
43 58 BONY MARONIE –•– Larry Williams (Specialty)-2 (20S) (43)
44 49 t SWANEE RIVER ROCK (Talkin’ ‘Bout That River) –•– Ray Charles (Atlantic)-4 (42S) (44)
45 54 t WUN’ERFUL, WUN’ERFUL (Sides uh-one and uh-two) (Medley) –•– Stan Freberg (Capitol)-2 (32S) (45)
49 t 52 IVY ROSE –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-3 (12S/20A) (49)

NEW THIS WEEK:

31 t — RAUNCHY –•– Bill Justis and His Orchestra (Phillips International)-1 (21S) (31)
39 t — RAUNCHY –•– Ernie Freeman (Imperial)-1 (26S) (39)
55 t — YOU SEND ME –•– Teresa Brewer (Coral)-1 (34S/22 tA) (55)
68 — LIECHTENSTEINER POLKA –•– Will Glahe and His Orchestra (London)-1 (47S) (68)
77 — THE JOKER (That’s What They Call Me) –•– Billy Myles (Ember)-1 (77)
80 t — LITTLE BITTY PRETTY ONE –•– Bobby Day and the Satellites (Class)-1 (80)
84 — CHICAGO –•– Frank Sinatra (Capitol)-3 (17 Ts) (84)
85 t — I NEED YOU SO BAD –•– B.B. “Blues Boy” King and His Orchestra (RPM)-1 (85)
85 t — KISS SWEETER THAN WINE –•– Jimmie Rodgers (Roulette)-1 (17A) (85)
85 t — LOVE ME FOREVER –•– The Four Esquires (Paris)-1 (85)
93 t — HEY LITTLE GIRL –•– The Techniques (Roulette)-1 (93)
93 t — PLAYTHING –•– Ted Newman (Rev)-7 (45)

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US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending: 16th November, 1957
Issue Date: 25th November, 1957

1 1 JAILHOUSE ROCK –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-7 (4 wks @ #1) (1S/1A) (1)
2 2 WAKE UP LITTLE SUSIE –•– The Everly Brothers (Cadence)-9 (2S/2A) (1)
3 3 YOU SEND ME –•– Sam Cooke (Keen)-6 (3S/3A) (3)
4 4 SILHOUETTES –•– The Rays (Cameo)-7 (4S/6A) (3)
5 5 BE-BOP BABY –•– Ricky Nelson (Imperial)-8 (5S/13A) (5)
6 6 LITTLE BITTY PRETTY ONE –•– Thurston Harris (Aladdin)-6 (10S/19A) (6)
7 8 MY SPECIAL ANGEL –•– Bobby Helms (Decca)-7 (8S/17A) (7)
8 7 CHANCES ARE –•– Johnny Mathis (Columbia)-11 (7S/5A) (5)
9 11 APRIL LOVE –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-4 (6S/4A) (9)
10 9 HONEYCOMB –•– Jimmie Rodgers (Roulette)-16 (14S/15A) (1)

11 10 TAMMY –•– Debbie Reynolds (Coral)-19 (17 Ts) (1)
12 12 MELODIE D’AMOUR (Melody Of Love) –•– The Ames Brothers (RCA Victor)-8 (16S/7A) (12)
13 15 FASCINATION –•– Jane Morgan and the Troubadors (Kapp)-14 (13S/20A) (11)
14 31 t RAUNCHY –•– Bill Justis and His Orchestra (Phillips International)-2 (9S/11A) (14)
15 13 KEEP A KNOCKIN’ –•– Little Richard (Specialty)-9 (24S) (8)
16 16 HAPPY, HAPPY BIRTHDAY BABY –•– The Tune Weavers (Checker)-11 (23S) (5)
17 t 21 I’M AVAILABLE –•– Margie Rayburn (Liberty)-5 (15S/14A) (17)
17 t 39 t RAUNCHY –•– Ernie Freeman (Imperial)-2 (11S) (17)
19 27 ROCK AND ROLL MUSIC –•– Chuck Berry (Chess)-3 (12S) (19)
20 14 DIANA –•– Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)-20 (37S) (2)

21 19 JUST BORN (To Be Your Baby) –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-6 (17 Ts/16A) (19)
22 t 28 ALL THE WAY –•– Frank Sinatra (Capitol)-4 (20S/9A) (22)
22 t 20 ALONE (Why Must I Be Alone) –•– The Shepherd Sisters (Lance)-9 (29S) (20)
24 17 HULA LOVE –•– Buddy Knox with the Rhythm Orchids (Roulette)-13 (26S) (13)
25 30 COULD THIS BE MAGIC –•– The Dubs (Gone)-4 (25S) (25)
26 18 LOTTA LOVIN’ –•– Gene Vincent and His Blue Caps (Capitol)-15 (31S) (14)
27 35 PEGGY SUE –•– Buddy Holly (Coral)-3 (19S/21A) (27)
28 33 TILL –•– Roger Williams (Kapp)-5 (28S/24A) (28)
29 22 WHOLE LOT OF SHAKIN’ GOING ON –•– Jerry Lee Lewis (Sun)-23 (42S) (3)
30 29 PEANUTS –•– Little Joe and the Thrillers (Okeh)-9 (41S) (23)

31 24 DEEP PURPLE –•– Billy Ward and His Dominoes (Liberty)-9 (22)
32 25 t THAT’LL BE THE DAY –•– The Crickets (Brunswick)-16 (44S) (3)
33 23 RAINBOW –•– Russ Hamilton (Kapp)-19 (7)
34 t 25 t MR. LEE –•– The Bobbettes (Atlantic)-17 (6)
34 t 31 t WAIT AND SEE –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-6 (32S) (27)
36 43 BONY MARONIE –•– Larry Williams (Specialty)-3 (21S) (36)
37 41 t HONEST I DO –•– Jimmy Reed (Vee-Jay)-9 (36S) (32)
38 t 85 t KISS SWEETER THAN WINE –•– Jimmie Rodgers (Roulette)-2 (22S/18A) (38)
38 t 39 t AND THAT REMINDS ME –•– Della Reese (Jubilee)-14 (39S) (29)
38 t 45 WUN’ERFUL, WUN’ERFUL (Sides uh-one and uh-two) (Medley) –•– Stan Freberg (Capitol)-3 (40S) (38)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS:

41 36 BACK TO SCHOOL AGAIN –•– Timmie “Oh Yeah!” Rogers (Cameo)-8 (43S) (36)
44 34 BLACK SLACKS –•– Joe Bennett and the Sparkletones (ABC-Paramount)-14 (17)
47 t 37 MY ONE SIN –•– The Four Coins (Epic)-10 (29)
50 38 IN THE MIDDLE OF AN ISLAND –•– Tony Bennett (Columbia)-17 (9)

POWER HITS:

43 55 t YOU SEND ME –•– Teresa Brewer (Coral)-2 (27S/8A) (43)
45 t 49 t IVY ROSE –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-4 (17 Ts/25A) (45)
47 t 69 t PARTY TIME –•– Sal Mineo (Epic)-3 (47)
49 68 LIECHTENSTEINER POLKA –•– Will Glahe and His Orchestra (London)-2 (30S) (49)

NEW THIS WEEK:

79 t — TEAR DROPS –•– Lee Andrews and the Hearts (Chess)-1 (46S) (79)
82 t — BUZZ-BUZZ-BUZZ –•– Hollywood Flames (Ebb)-1 (82)
86 t — PRETEND YOU DON’T SEE HER –•– Jerry Vale (Columbia)-1 (86)
89 t — GREAT BALLS OF FIRE –•– Jerry Lee Lewis (Sun)-1 (89)
89 t — OH, BOY! –•– The Crickets (Brunswick)-1 (89)
96 t — THE JOKER (That’s What They Call Me) –•– The Hilltoppers Featuring Jimmy Sacca (Dot)-1 (22A) (96)
99 t — SILHOUETTES –•– Steve Gibson and the Red Caps (ABC-Paramount)-5 (63)
99 t — THINK –•– The “5” Royals (King)-10 (66)

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US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending: 23rd November, 1957
Issue Date: 2nd December, 1957

1 1 JAILHOUSE ROCK –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-8 (5 wks @ #1) (2S/1A) (1)
2 3 YOU SEND ME –•– Sam Cooke (Keen)-7 (1S/2A) (2)
3 2 WAKE UP LITTLE SUSIE –•– The Everly Brothers (Cadence)-10 (3S/4A) (1)
4 4 SILHOUETTES –•– The Rays (Cameo)-8 (4S/7A) (3)
5 5 BE-BOP BABY –•– Ricky Nelson (Imperial)-9 (6S/19 tA) (5)
6 6 LITTLE BITTY PRETTY ONE –•– Thurston Harris (Aladdin)-7 (9S/12A) (6)
7 9 APRIL LOVE –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-5 (7S/3A) (7)
8 7 MY SPECIAL ANGEL –•– Bobby Helms (Decca)-8 (10S/17A) (7)
9 8 CHANCES ARE –•– Johnny Mathis (Columbia)-12 (8S/5A) (5)
10 14 RAUNCHY –•– Bill Justis and His Orchestra (Phillips International)-3 (5S/11A) (10)

11 10 HONEYCOMB –•– Jimmie Rodgers (Roulette)-17 (21S/19 tA) (1)
12 13 FASCINATION –•– Jane Morgan and the Troubadors (Kapp)-15 (17S) (11)
13 19 ROCK AND ROLL MUSIC –•– Chuck Berry (Chess)-4 (12S) (13)
14 12 MELODIE D’AMOUR (Melody Of Love) –•– The Ames Brothers (RCA Victor)-9 (18S/8A) (12)
15 17 t RAUNCHY –•– Ernie Freeman (Imperial)-3 (11S/18A) (15)
16 11 TAMMY –•– Debbie Reynolds (Coral)-20 (20S) (1)
17 17 t I’M AVAILABLE –•– Margie Rayburn (Liberty)-6 (15S/21A) (17)
18 27 PEGGY SUE –•– Buddy Holly (Coral)-4 (13S/15 tA) (18)
19 22 t ALL THE WAY –•– Frank Sinatra (Capitol)-5 (16S/6A) (19)
20 t 21 JUST BORN (To Be Your Baby) –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-7 (19S/13A) (19)
20 t 15 KEEP A KNOCKIN’ –•– Little Richard (Specialty)-10 (26 Ts) (8)

22 16 HAPPY, HAPPY BIRTHDAY BABY –•– The Tune Weavers (Checker)-12 (29S) (5)
23 24 HULA LOVE –•– Buddy Knox with the Rhythm Orchids (Roulette)-14 (26 Ts) (13)
24 25 COULD THIS BE MAGIC –•– The Dubs (Gone)-5 (23S) (24)
25 38 t KISS SWEETER THAN WINE –•– Jimmie Rodgers (Roulette)-3 (14S/10A) (25)
26 22 t ALONE (Why Must I Be Alone) –•– The Shepherd Sisters (Lance)-10 (30S) (20)
27 28 TILL –•– Roger Williams (Kapp)-6 (33S/25 tA) (27)
28 26 LOTTA LOVIN’ –•– Gene Vincent and His Blue Caps (Capitol)-16 (34S) (14)
29 20 DIANA –•– Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)-21 (2)
30 49 LIECHTENSTEINER POLKA –•– Will Glahe and His Orchestra (London)-3 (22S/25 tA) (30)

31 43 YOU SEND ME –•– Teresa Brewer (Coral)-3 (31S/9A) (31)
32 42 I’LL REMEMBER TODAY –•– Patti Page (Mercury)-6 (23A) (32)
33 34 t WAIT AND SEE –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-7 (45S) (27)
34 t 57 t THE JOKER (That’s What They Call Me) –•– Billy Myles (Ember)-3 (25S) (34)
34 t 38 t AND THAT REMINDS ME –•– Della Reese (Jubilee)-15 (50S) (29)
36 t 32 THAT’LL BE THE DAY –•– The Crickets (Brunswick)-17 (36S) (3)
36 t 38 t WUN’ERFUL, WUN’ERFUL (Sides uh-one and uh-two) (Medley) –•– Stan Freberg (Capitol)-4 (36)
38 41 BACK TO SCHOOL AGAIN –•– Timmie “Oh Yeah!” Rogers (Cameo)-9 (40S) (36)
39 t 30 PEANUTS –•– Little Joe and the Thrillers (Okeh)-10 (39S) (23)
39 t 33 RAINBOW –•– Russ Hamilton (Kapp)-20 (7)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS:

41 29 WHOLE LOT OF SHAKIN’ GOING ON –•– Jerry Lee Lewis (Sun)-24 (47S) (3)
42 36 BONY MARONIE –•– Larry Williams (Specialty)-4 (24S) (36)
45 t 37 HONEST I DO –•– Jimmy Reed (Vee-Jay)-10 (46S) (32)
47 31 DEEP PURPLE –•– Billy Ward and His Dominoes (Liberty)-10 (22)
55 34 t MR. LEE –•– The Bobbettes (Atlantic)-18 (6)

POWER HITS:

43 45 t SWANEE RIVER ROCK (Talkin’ ‘Bout That River) –•– Ray Charles (Atlantic)-6 (49S) (43)
44 57 t THE STORY OF MY LIFE –•– Marty Robbins (Columbia)-4 (41 Ts) (44)
45 t 45 t IVY ROSE –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-5 (19S/22A) (45)
48 59 WITH YOU ON MY MIND –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-11 (37S) (33)

NEW THIS WEEK:

74 — WHY DON’T THEY UNDERSTAND –•– George Hamilton IV (ABC-Paramount)-1 (41 Ts) (74)
84 — LET’S LIGHT THE CHRISTMAS TREE –•– Ruby Wright (Fraternity)-1 (84)
85 t — LIECHTENSTEIN POLKA –•– Lawrence Welk and His Champagne Music (Coral)-1 (85)
85 t — RAUNCHY –•– Billy Vaughn and His Orchestra (Dot)-1 (85)
93 t — THE MAJESTY OF LOVE –•– Marvin Rainwater and Connie Francis (MGM)-1 (93)
93 t — NERVOUS BOOGIE –•– Paul Gayten and His Band (Argo)-1 (93)
93 t — ROCK AND CRY –•– Clyde McPhatter (Atlantic)-1 (93)

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US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending: 30th November, 1957
Issue Date: 9th December, 1957

1 1 JAILHOUSE ROCK –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-9 (6 wks @ #1) (2S/2A) (1)
2 2 YOU SEND ME –•– Sam Cooke (Keen)-8 (1S/1A) (2)
3 3 WAKE UP LITTLE SUSIE –•– The Everly Brothers (Cadence)-11 (6S/8A) (1)
4 4 SILHOUETTES –•– The Rays (Cameo)-9 (7S/9A) (3)
5 10 RAUNCHY –•– Bill Justis and His Orchestra (Phillips International)-4 (3S/5A) (5)
6 7 APRIL LOVE –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-6 (4S/3A) (6)
7 5 BE-BOP BABY –•– Ricky Nelson (Imperial)-10 (10S/25A) (5)
8 9 CHANCES ARE –•– Johnny Mathis (Columbia)-13 (5S/7A) (5)
9 6 LITTLE BITTY PRETTY ONE –•– Thurston Harris (Aladdin)-8 (11S/19A) (6)
10 8 MY SPECIAL ANGEL –•– Bobby Helms (Decca)-9 (15S/18A) (7)

11 13 ROCK AND ROLL MUSIC –•– Chuck Berry (Chess)-5 (9S) (11)
12 18 PEGGY SUE –•– Buddy Holly (Coral)-5 (8S/14A) (12)
13 15 RAUNCHY –•– Ernie Freeman (Imperial)-4 (21S/13A) (13)
14 25 KISS SWEETER THAN WINE –•– Jimmie Rodgers (Roulette)-4 (13S/6A) (14)
15 12 FASCINATION –•– Jane Morgan and the Troubadors (Kapp)-16 (22S/21A) (11)
16 17 I’M AVAILABLE –•– Margie Rayburn (Liberty)-7 (19S/16A) (16)
17 11 HONEYCOMB –•– Jimmie Rodgers (Roulette)-18 (23S) (1)
18 14 MELODIE D’AMOUR (Melody Of Love) –•– The Ames Brothers (RCA Victor)-10 (20S/10A) (12)
19 t 19 ALL THE WAY –•– Frank Sinatra (Capitol)-6 (18S/4A) (19)
19 t 57 t GREAT BALLS OF FIRE –•– Jerry Lee Lewis (Sun)-3 (12S/20A) (19)

21 16 TAMMY –•– Debbie Reynolds (Coral)-21 (27S) (1)
22 30 LIECHTENSTEINER POLKA –•– Will Glahe and His Orchestra (London)-4 (16S) (22)
23 — AT THE HOP –•– Danny and the Juniors (ABC-Paramount)-1 (14S) (23)
24 20 t JUST BORN (To Be Your Baby) –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-8 (17S/17A) (19)
25 22 HAPPY, HAPPY BIRTHDAY BABY –•– The Tune Weavers (Checker)-13 (35S) (5)
26 20 t KEEP A KNOCKIN’ –•– Little Richard (Specialty)-11 (31S) (8)
27 t 42 BONY MARONIE –•– Larry Williams (Specialty)-5 (24S) (27)
27 t 24 COULD THIS BE MAGIC –•– The Dubs (Gone)-6 (33S) (24)
27 t 23 HULA LOVE –•– Buddy Knox with the Rhythm Orchids (Roulette)-15 (32S) (13)
30 34 t THE JOKER (That’s What They Call Me) –•– Billy Myles (Ember)-4 (28S) (30)

31 t 27 TILL –•– Roger Williams (Kapp)-7 (34S/22A) (27)
31 t 31 YOU SEND ME –•– Teresa Brewer (Coral)-4 (39S/11A) (31)
33 51 t HEY LITTLE GIRL –•– The Techniques (Roulette)-4 (29S) (33)
34 57 t OH, BOY! –•– The Crickets (Brunswick)-3 (26S) (34)
35 26 ALONE (Why Must I Be Alone) –•– The Shepherd Sisters (Lance)-11 (46S) (20)
36 74 WHY DON’T THEY UNDERSTAND –•– George Hamilton IV (ABC-Paramount)-2 (25S) (36)
37 t 45 t IVY ROSE –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-6 (17S/24A) (37)
37 t 64 TEAR DROPS –•– Lee Andrews and the Hearts (Chess)-3 (30S) (37)
39 32 I’LL REMEMBER TODAY –•– Patti Page (Mercury)-7 (42S) (32)
40 36 t WUN’ERFUL, WUN’ERFUL (Sides uh-one and uh-two) (Medley) –•– Stan Freberg (Capitol)-5 (40S) (36)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS:

41 34 t AND THAT REMINDS ME –•– Della Reese (Jubilee)-16 (44S) (29)
42 t 28 LOTTA LOVIN’ –•– Gene Vincent and His Blue Caps (Capitol)-17 (34S) (14)
42 t 39 t PEANUTS –•– Little Joe and the Thrillers (Okeh)-11 (49S) (23)
42 t 36 t THAT’LL BE THE DAY –•– The Crickets (Brunswick)-18 (43S) (3)
47 t 38 BACK TO SCHOOL AGAIN –•– Timmie “Oh Yeah!” Rogers (Cameo)-10 (50S) (36)
50 33 WAIT AND SEE –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-8 (47S) (27)
51 t 29 DIANA –•– Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)-22 (2)
58 t 39 t RAINBOW –•– Russ Hamilton (Kapp)-21 (7)

POWER HITS:

42 t 43 SWANEE RIVER ROCK (Talkin’ ‘Bout That River) –•– Ray Charles (Atlantic)-7 (43)
46 62 t BUZZ-BUZZ-BUZZ –•– Hollywood Flames (Ebb)-3 (36S) (46)
47 t 48 WITH YOU ON MY MIND –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-12 (37S) (33)

NEW THIS WEEK:

23 — AT THE HOP –•– Danny and the Juniors (ABC-Paramount)-1 (14S) (23)
83 — DANCE TO THE BOP –•– Gene Vincent and His Blue Caps (Capitol)-1 (45S) (83)
89 — THE CREATURE (From a Science Fiction Movie) (Parts 1 and 2) –•– Buchanan and Ancell (Flying Saucer)-1 (89)
91 t — HA HA HA (Chella Lla) –•– Kay Armen (Decca)-1 (91)
91 t — PUT A LIGHT IN THE WINDOW –•– The Four Lads (Columbia)-1 (15A) (91)
96 t — CA, C’EST L’AMOUR –•– Tony Bennett (Columbia)-1 (96)
96 t — GOT A DATE WITH AN ANGEL –•– Billy Williams (Coral)-4 (78)
96 t — LOVE LETTERS IN THE SAND –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-29 (1)

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US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending: 7th December, 1957
Issue Date: 16th December, 1957

1 2 YOU SEND ME –•– Sam Cooke (Keen)-9 (3S/2A) (1 wk @ #1) (1)
2 1 JAILHOUSE ROCK –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-10 (1S/5A) (1)
3 5 RAUNCHY –•– Bill Justis and His Orchestra (Phillips International)-5 (2S/6A) (3)
4 3 WAKE UP LITTLE SUSIE –•– The Everly Brothers (Cadence)-12 (10S/14A) (1)
5 4 SILHOUETTES –•– The Rays (Cameo)-10 (11S/10A) (3)
6 6 APRIL LOVE –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-7 (4S/1A) (6)
7 8 CHANCES ARE –•– Johnny Mathis (Columbia)-14 (8S/13A) (5)
8 7 BE-BOP BABY –•– Ricky Nelson (Imperial)-11 (13S) (5)
9 11 ROCK AND ROLL MUSIC –•– Chuck Berry (Chess)-6 (9S) (9)
10 12 PEGGY SUE –•– Buddy Holly (Coral)-6 (7S/8A) (10)

11 9 LITTLE BITTY PRETTY ONE –•– Thurston Harris (Aladdin)-9 (15S/20A) (6)
12 10 MY SPECIAL ANGEL –•– Bobby Helms (Decca)-10 (14S/12A) (7)
13 14 KISS SWEETER THAN WINE –•– Jimmie Rodgers (Roulette)-5 (12S/3A) (13)
14 19 t GREAT BALLS OF FIRE –•– Jerry Lee Lewis (Sun)-4 (6S/21A) (14)
15 13 RAUNCHY –•– Ernie Freeman (Imperial)-5 (17S/7A) (13)
16 23 AT THE HOP –•– Danny and the Juniors (ABC-Paramount)-2 (5S) (15)
17 19 t ALL THE WAY –•– Frank Sinatra (Capitol)-7 (19S/4A) (17)
18 18 MELODIE D’AMOUR (Melody Of Love) –•– The Ames Brothers (RCA Victor)-11 (20S/15A) (12)
19 16 I’M AVAILABLE –•– Margie Rayburn (Liberty)-8 (25S/9A) (16)
20 22 LIECHTENSTEINER POLKA –•– Will Glahe and His Orchestra (London)-5 (16S/18A) (20)

21 15 FASCINATION –•– Jane Morgan and the Troubadors (Kapp)-17 (24S) (11)
22 17 HONEYCOMB –•– Jimmie Rodgers (Roulette)-19 (23S) (1)
23 21 TAMMY –•– Debbie Reynolds (Coral)-22 (27S) (1)
24 24 JUST BORN (To Be Your Baby) –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-9 (18S/16A) (19)
25 36 WHY DON’T THEY UNDERSTAND –•– George Hamilton IV (ABC-Paramount)-3 (22S) (25)
26 34 OH, BOY! –•– The Crickets (Brunswick)-4 (26S) (26)
27 27 t BONY MARONIE –•– Larry Williams (Specialty)-6 (21S) (27)
28 27 t COULD THIS BE MAGIC –•– The Dubs (Gone)-7 (40S) (24)
29 26 KEEP A KNOCKIN’ –•– Little Richard (Specialty)-12 (31S) (8)
30 30 THE JOKER (That’s What They Call Me) –•– Billy Myles (Ember)-5 (34S) (30)

31 27 t HULA LOVE –•– Buddy Knox with the Rhythm Orchids (Roulette)-16 (37S) (13)
32 25 HAPPY, HAPPY BIRTHDAY BABY –•– The Tune Weavers (Checker)-14 (35S) (5)
33 31 t TILL –•– Roger Williams (Kapp)-8 (33S) (27)
34 t 46 BUZZ-BUZZ-BUZZ –•– Hollywood Flames (Ebb)-4 (29S) (34)
34 t 37 t TEAR DROPS –•– Lee Andrews and the Hearts (Chess)-4 (28S) (34)
36 31 t YOU SEND ME –•– Teresa Brewer (Coral)-5 (42S/11A) (31)
37 37 t IVY ROSE –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-7 (18S) (37)
38 42 t PEANUTS –•– Little Joe and the Thrillers (Okeh)-12 (36S) (23)
39 35 ALONE (Why Must I Be Alone) –•– The Shepherd Sisters (Lance)-12 (20)
40 49 THE STORY OF MY LIFE –•– Marty Robbins (Columbia)-6 (41S/25 tA) (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS:

42 t 39 I’LL REMEMBER TODAY –•– Patti Page (Mercury)-8 (38S) (32)
49 40 WUN’ERFUL, WUN’ERFUL (Sides uh-one and uh-two) (Medley) –•– Stan Freberg (Capitol)-6 (47S) (36)

POWER HITS:

41 42 t THAT’LL BE THE DAY –•– The Crickets (Brunswick)-19 (43S) (3)
42 t 58 t BLACK SLACKS –•– Joe Bennett and the Sparkletones (ABC-Paramount)-17 (32S) (17)
44 47 t WITH YOU ON MY MIND –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-13 (46S) (33)
45 47 t BACK TO SCHOOL AGAIN –•– Timmie “Oh Yeah!” Rogers (Cameo)-11 (36)
46 t 51 t WHOLE LOT OF SHAKIN’ GOING ON –•– Jerry Lee Lewis (Sun)-26 (3)

NEW THIS WEEK:

78 — WHITE CHRISTMAS –•– Bing Crosby (Decca)-59 (50S) (1)
79 t — WILD IS THE WIND –•– Johnny Mathis (Columbia)-1 (30S/22A) (79)
83 t — YOU CAN MAKE IT IF YOU TRY –•– Gene Allison (Vee-Jay)-1 (83)
86 t — LOVE ME FOREVER –•– Eydie Gorme (ABC-Paramount)-1 (86)
86 t — THAT’S ALL I WANT FROM YOU –•– The Silva-Tones (Argo)-1 (86)
91 t — THAT’S WHY I WAS BORN –•– Janice Harper (Prep)-1 (91)
97 t — I LOVE YOU, BABY –•– Paul Anka (ABC-Paramount)-1 (97)
97 t — THINK –•– The “5” Royals (King)-12 (66)

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US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending: 14th December, 1957
Issue Date: 23rd December, 1957

1 1 YOU SEND ME –•– Sam Cooke (Keen)-10 (5S/2A) (2 wks @ #1) (1)
2 2 JAILHOUSE ROCK –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-11 (3S/5A) (1)
3 3 RAUNCHY –•– Bill Justis and His Orchestra (Phillips International)-6 (4S/6A) (3)
4 6 APRIL LOVE –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-8 (1S/1A) (4)
5 10 PEGGY SUE –•– Buddy Holly (Coral)-7 (6S/8A) (5)
6 16 AT THE HOP –•– Danny and the Juniors (ABC-Paramount)-3 (2S/16A) (6)
7 5 SILHOUETTES –•– The Rays (Cameo)-11 (11S/18A) (3)
8 9 ROCK AND ROLL MUSIC –•– Chuck Berry (Chess)-7 (10S) (8)
9 14 GREAT BALLS OF FIRE –•– Jerry Lee Lewis (Sun)-5 (7S/14A) (9)
10 4 WAKE UP LITTLE SUSIE –•– The Everly Brothers (Cadence)-13 (14S) (1)

11 7 CHANCES ARE –•– Johnny Mathis (Columbia)-15 (9S/11A) (5)
12 13 KISS SWEETER THAN WINE –•– Jimmie Rodgers (Roulette)-6 (8S/4A) (13)
13 8 BE-BOP BABY –•– Ricky Nelson (Imperial)-12 (16S) (5)
14 12 MY SPECIAL ANGEL –•– Bobby Helms (Decca)-11 (13S/17A) (7)
15 15 RAUNCHY –•– Ernie Freeman (Imperial)-6 (12S/7A) (13)
16 11 LITTLE BITTY PRETTY ONE –•– Thurston Harris (Aladdin)-10 (26S) (6)
17 17 ALL THE WAY –•– Frank Sinatra (Capitol)-8 (17S/3A) (17)
18 18 MELODIE D’AMOUR (Melody Of Love) –•– The Ames Brothers (RCA Victor)-12 (19S/20A) (12)
19 20 LIECHTENSTEINER POLKA –•– Will Glahe and His Orchestra (London)-6 (22S) (19)
20 19 I’M AVAILABLE –•– Margie Rayburn (Liberty)-9 (23S/13A) (16)

21 25 WHY DON’T THEY UNDERSTAND –•– George Hamilton IV (ABC-Paramount)-4 (20S) (21)
22 22 HONEYCOMB –•– Jimmie Rodgers (Roulette)-20 (27S) (1)
23 t 27 BONY MARONIE –•– Larry Williams (Specialty)-7 (15S) (23)
23 t 26 OH, BOY! –•– The Crickets (Brunswick)-5 (21S/21A) (23)
25 21 FASCINATION –•– Jane Morgan and the Troubadors (Kapp)-18 (29S) (11)
26 24 JUST BORN (To Be Your Baby) –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-10 (18S/23A) (19)
27 23 TAMMY –•– Debbie Reynolds (Coral)-23 (30S) (1)
28 34 t BUZZ-BUZZ-BUZZ –•– Hollywood Flames (Ebb)-5 (24S) (28)
29 34 t TEAR DROPS –•– Lee Andrews and the Hearts (Chess)-5 (28S) (29)
30 30 THE JOKER (That’s What They Call Me) –•– Billy Myles (Ember)-6 (32S) (30)

31 29 KEEP A KNOCKIN’ –•– Little Richard (Specialty)-13 (38S) (8)
32 37 IVY ROSE –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-8 (18S) (32)
33 40 THE STORY OF MY LIFE –•– Marty Robbins (Columbia)-7 (37S/22A) (33)
34 28 COULD THIS BE MAGIC –•– The Dubs (Gone)-8 (40S) (24)
35 33 TILL –•– Roger Williams (Kapp)-9 (43S) (27)
36 31 HULA LOVE –•– Buddy Knox with the Rhythm Orchids (Roulette)-17 (13)
37 57 t THE JOKER (That’s What They Call Me) –•– The Hilltoppers Featuring Jimmy Sacca (Dot)-5 (34S/25A) (37)
38 t 32 HAPPY, HAPPY BIRTHDAY BABY –•– The Tune Weavers (Checker)-15 (47S) (5)
38 t — I’LL COME RUNNING BACK TO YOU –•– Sam Cooke (Specialty)-1 (25S) (38)
38 t 36 YOU SEND ME –•– Teresa Brewer (Coral)-6 (46S/9A) (31)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS:

45 t 39 ALONE (Why Must I Be Alone) –•– The Shepherd Sisters (Lance)-13 (20)
45 t 38 PEANUTS –•– Little Joe and the Thrillers (Okeh)-13 (48S) (23)

POWER HITS:

41 68 t PUT A LIGHT IN THE WINDOW –•– The Four Lads (Columbia)-3 (39S/12A) (41)
42 78 WHITE CHRISTMAS –•– Bing Crosby (Decca)-60 (36S) (1)
43 t 61 t DANCE TO THE BOP –•– Gene Vincent and His Blue Caps (Capitol)-3 (49S) (43)
45 t 52 YOU BUG ME, BABY –•– Larry Williams (Specialty)-7 (15S) (45)
48 t 55 t RAUNCHY –•– Billy Vaughn and His Orchestra (Dot)-4 (33S/10A) (48)

NEW THIS WEEK:

38 t — I’LL COME RUNNING BACK TO YOU –•– Sam Cooke (Specialty)-1 (25S) (38)
53 t — THE BIG BEAT –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-1 (35S) (53)
62 t — NO LOVE (But Your Love) –•– Johnny Mathis (Columbia)-1 (31S) (62)
67 t — JINGLE BELL ROCK –•– Bobby Helms (Decca)-1 (41 Ts/24A) (67)
67 t — SANTA AND THE SATELLITE (Parts 1 and 2) –•– Buchanan and Goodman (Luniverse)-1 (41 Ts) (67)
71 t — HARD TIMES (The Slop) –•– Noble “Thin Man” Watts and His Rhythm Sparks (Baton)-1 (44S) (71)
79 t — HEY, SCHOOLGIRL –•– Tom and Jerry (Big)-1 (79)
83 — SAIL ALONG SILVERY MOON –•– Billy Vaughn and His Orchestra (Dot)-1 (33S) (83)
89 — PENNY LOAFERS AND BOBBY SOCKS –•– Joe Bennett and the Sparkletones (ABC-Paramount)-1 (89)
90 t — FOREVER –•– Sam Cooke (Specialty)-1 (25S) (90)
93 t — LIPS OF WINE –•– Andy Williams (Cadence)-13 (39)
99 t — LITTLE SANDY SLEIGHFOOT –•– Jimmy Dean (Columbia)-1 (99)

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US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending: 21st December, 1957
Issue Date: 30th December, 1957

1 4 APRIL LOVE –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-9 (1S/1A) (1 wk @ #1) (1)
2 6 AT THE HOP –•– Danny and the Juniors (ABC-Paramount)-4 (2S/15A) (2)
3 5 PEGGY SUE –•– Buddy Holly (Coral)-8 (3S/8A) (3)
4 9 GREAT BALLS OF FIRE –•– Jerry Lee Lewis (Sun)-6 (4S/14A) (4)
5 3 RAUNCHY –•– Bill Justis and His Orchestra (Phillips International)-7 (5S/5A) (3)
6 t 2 JAILHOUSE ROCK –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-12 (6S/6A) (1)
6 t 1 YOU SEND ME –•– Sam Cooke (Keen)-11 (7S/2A) (1)
8 12 KISS SWEETER THAN WINE –•– Jimmie Rodgers (Roulette)-7 (8S/4A) (8)
9 7 SILHOUETTES –•– The Rays (Cameo)-12 (9S/16A) (3)
10 8 ROCK AND ROLL MUSIC –•– Chuck Berry (Chess)-8 (10S) (8)

11 10 WAKE UP LITTLE SUSIE –•– The Everly Brothers (Cadence)-14 (12S) (1)
12 15 RAUNCHY –•– Ernie Freeman (Imperial)-7 (13S/7A) (12)
13 11 CHANCES ARE –•– Johnny Mathis (Columbia)-16 (11S/10A) (5)
14 23 t OH, BOY! –•– The Crickets (Brunswick)-6 (16S/20A) (14)
15 t 17 ALL THE WAY –•– Frank Sinatra (Capitol)-9 (15S/3A) (15)
15 t 14 MY SPECIAL ANGEL –•– Bobby Helms (Decca)-12 (18S/19A) (7)
17 13 BE-BOP BABY –•– Ricky Nelson (Imperial)-13 (17S) (5)
18 23 t BONY MARONIE –•– Larry Williams (Specialty)-8 (14S) (18)
19 18 MELODIE D’AMOUR (Melody Of Love) –•– The Ames Brothers (RCA Victor)-13 (19S/21A) (12)
20 29 TEAR DROPS –•– Lee Andrews and the Hearts (Chess)-6 (20S) (20)

21 28 BUZZ-BUZZ-BUZZ –•– Hollywood Flames (Ebb)-6 (21S) (21)
22 21 WHY DON’T THEY UNDERSTAND –•– George Hamilton IV (ABC-Paramount)-5 (23S) (21)
23 67 t JINGLE BELL ROCK –•– Bobby Helms (Decca)-2 (25S) (23)
24 22 HONEYCOMB –•– Jimmie Rodgers (Roulette)-21 (26S) (1)
25 20 I’M AVAILABLE –•– Margie Rayburn (Liberty)-10 (28S/13A) (16)
26 19 LIECHTENSTEINER POLKA –•– Will Glahe and His Orchestra (London)-7 (27S) (19)
27 16 LITTLE BITTY PRETTY ONE –•– Thurston Harris (Aladdin)-11 (32S) (6)
28 26 JUST BORN (To Be Your Baby) –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-11 (24S/25A) (19)
29 25 FASCINATION –•– Jane Morgan and the Troubadors (Kapp)-19 (34S) (11)
30 38 t I’LL COME RUNNING BACK TO YOU –•– Sam Cooke (Specialty)-2 (30S) (30)

31 30 THE JOKER (That’s What They Call Me) –•– Billy Myles (Ember)-7 (35S) (30)
32 67 t SANTA AND THE SATELLITE (Parts 1 and 2) –•– Buchanan and Goodman (Luniverse)-2 (36S) (32)
33 — STOOD UP –•– Ricky Nelson (Imperial)-1 (22S) (33)
34 t 33 THE STORY OF MY LIFE –•– Marty Robbins (Columbia)-8 (38S/22A) (33)
34 t 27 TAMMY –•– Debbie Reynolds (Coral)-24 (37S) (1)
36 53 t THE BIG BEAT –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-2 (29S) (36)
37 t 41 PUT A LIGHT IN THE WINDOW –•– The Four Lads (Columbia)-4 (39S/12A) (37)
37 t 51 t WILD IS THE WIND –•– Johnny Mathis (Columbia)-3 (31S) (37)
39 — WAITIN’ IN SCHOOL –•– Ricky Nelson (Imperial)-1 (22S) (39)
40 34 COULD THIS BE MAGIC –•– The Dubs (Gone)-9 (40S) (24)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS:

43 t 37 THE JOKER (That’s What They Call Me) –•– The Hilltoppers Featuring Jimmy Sacca (Dot)-6 (43S/23A) (37)
45 t 35 TILL –•– Roger Williams (Kapp)-10 (45S) (27)
47 32 IVY ROSE –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-9 (24S) (32)
53 38 t YOU SEND ME –•– Teresa Brewer (Coral)-7 (49S/9A) (31)
57 t 31 KEEP A KNOCKIN’ –•– Little Richard (Specialty)-14 (8)
59 38 t HAPPY, HAPPY BIRTHDAY BABY –•– The Tune Weavers (Checker)-16 (5)
78 t 36 HULA LOVE –•– Buddy Knox with the Rhythm Orchids (Roulette)-18 (13)

POWER HITS:

41 42 WHITE CHRISTMAS –•– Bing Crosby (Decca)-61 (41S) (1)
42 48 t RAUNCHY –•– Billy Vaughn and His Orchestra (Dot)-5 (33S/11A) (42)
43 t 89 PENNY LOAFERS AND BOBBY SOCKS –•– Joe Bennett and the Sparkletones (ABC-Paramount)-2 (42S) (43)
45 t 99 t LITTLE SANDY SLEIGHFOOT –•– Jimmy Dean (Columbia)-2 (44S) (45)
48 71 t HARD TIMES (The Slop) –•– Noble “Thin Man” Watts and His Rhythm Sparks (Baton)-2 (46S) (48)
50 — I WANT YOU TO KNOW –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-1 (29S) (50)

NEW THIS WEEK:

33 — STOOD UP –•– Ricky Nelson (Imperial)-1 (22S) (33)
39 — WAITIN’ IN SCHOOL –•– Ricky Nelson (Imperial)-1 (22S) (39)
50 — I WANT YOU TO KNOW –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-1 (29S) (50)
51 t — HEY LITTLE GIRL –•– The Techniques (Roulette)-5 (48S) (33)
54 t — LET’S LIGHT THE CHRISTMAS TREE –•– Ruby Wright (Fraternity)-3 (54)
54 t — SILENT NIGHT –•– Bing Crosby (Decca)-1 (54)
70 — RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER (1957 Version) –•– Gene Autry (Challenge)-1 (70)
73 — THIS IS THE NITE –•– The Valiants (Keen)-1 (73)
74 t — A VERY SPECIAL LOVE –•– Johnny Nash (ABC-Paramount)-1 (74)
74 t — GEISHA GIRL –•– Hank Locklin (RCA Victor)-1 (74)
74 t — JINGLE BELLS (From the “Merry Christmas Music” EP) –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-1 (74)
78 t — (I Love You) FOR SENTIMENTAL REASONS –•– Sam Cooke (Keen)-1 (50S) (78)
78 t — SUGARTIME –•– The McGuire Sisters (Coral)-1 (78)
78 t — SILVER BELLS –•– Bing Crosby and Carol Richards (Decca)-1 (78)
87 t — THE STROLL –•– The Diamonds (Mercury)-1 (87)
92 t — AT THE HOP –•– Nick Todd (Dot)-1 (92)
92 t — DESIRE ME –•– Sam Cooke (Keen)-1 (50S) (92)
92 t — UH-HUH–MM –•– Sonny James (Capitol)-1 (92)
97 t — LOVING YOU –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-20 (28)
97 t — HOW LOVELY IS CHRISTMAS –•– Bing Crosby (Decca)-1 (97)

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US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending: 28th December, 1957
Issue Date: 6th January, 1958

1 2 AT THE HOP –•– Danny and the Juniors (ABC-Paramount)-5 (1S/5A) (1 wk @ #1) (1)
2 4 GREAT BALLS OF FIRE –•– Jerry Lee Lewis (Sun)-7 (2S/12A) (2)
3 1 APRIL LOVE –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-10 (3S/1A) (1)
4 3 PEGGY SUE –•– Buddy Holly (Coral)-9 (5S/7A) (3)
5 5 RAUNCHY –•– Bill Justis and His Orchestra (Phillips International)-8 (6S/9A) (3)
6 6 t JAILHOUSE ROCK –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-13 (7S/15A) (1)
7 8 KISS SWEETER THAN WINE –•– Jimmie Rodgers (Roulette)-8 (8S/4A) (7)
8 23 JINGLE BELL ROCK –•– Bobby Helms (Decca)-3 (9S/11A) (8)
9 6 t YOU SEND ME –•– Sam Cooke (Keen)-12 (10S/3A) (1)
10 33 STOOD UP –•– Ricky Nelson (Imperial)-2 (4S) (10)

11 9 SILHOUETTES –•– The Rays (Cameo)-13 (11S) (3)
12 11 WAKE UP LITTLE SUSIE –•– The Everly Brothers (Cadence)-15 (12S) (1)
13 10 ROCK AND ROLL MUSIC –•– Chuck Berry (Chess)-9 (13S) (8)
14 14 OH, BOY! –•– The Crickets (Brunswick)-7 (14S/25A) (14)
15 15 t MY SPECIAL ANGEL –•– Bobby Helms (Decca)-13 (16S/19A) (7)
16 17 BE-BOP BABY –•– Ricky Nelson (Imperial)-14 (15S) (5)
17 12 RAUNCHY –•– Ernie Freeman (Imperial)-8 (17S/6A) (12)
18 15 t ALL THE WAY –•– Frank Sinatra (Capitol)-10 (20S/2A) (15)
19 13 CHANCES ARE –•– Johnny Mathis (Columbia)-17 (19S/13A) (5)
20 18 BONY MARONIE –•– Larry Williams (Specialty)-9 (18S) (18)

21 20 TEAR DROPS –•– Lee Andrews and the Hearts (Chess)-7 (21S) (20)
22 39 WAITIN’ IN SCHOOL –•– Ricky Nelson (Imperial)-2 (4S) (22)
23 22 WHY DON’T THEY UNDERSTAND –•– George Hamilton IV (ABC-Paramount)-6 (22S/18A) (21)
24 21 BUZZ-BUZZ-BUZZ –•– Hollywood Flames (Ebb)-7 (23S) (21)
25 19 MELODIE D’AMOUR (Melody Of Love) –•– The Ames Brothers (RCA Victor)-14 (24S/23A) (12)
26 t 24 HONEYCOMB –•– Jimmie Rodgers (Roulette)-22 (26S) (1)
26 t 26 LIECHTENSTEINER POLKA –•– Will Glahe and His Orchestra (London)-8 (27S/24A) (19)
28 25 I’M AVAILABLE –•– Margie Rayburn (Liberty)-11 (30S/17A) (16)
29 27 LITTLE BITTY PRETTY ONE –•– Thurston Harris (Aladdin)-12 (31S) (6)
30 34 t THE STORY OF MY LIFE –•– Marty Robbins (Columbia)-9 (34S/20A) (30)

31 29 FASCINATION –•– Jane Morgan and the Troubadors (Kapp)-20 (36S) (11)
32 45 t LITTLE SANDY SLEIGHFOOT –•– Jimmy Dean (Columbia)-3 (37S) (32)
33 42 RAUNCHY –•– Billy Vaughn and His Orchestra (Dot)-6 (25S/16A) (33)
34 41 WHITE CHRISTMAS –•– Bing Crosby (Decca)-62 (41S) (1)
35 37 t PUT A LIGHT IN THE WINDOW –•– The Four Lads (Columbia)-5 (39S/8A) (35)
36 t 30 I’LL COME RUNNING BACK TO YOU –•– Sam Cooke (Specialty)-3 (35S) (30)
36 t 28 JUST BORN (To Be Your Baby) –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-12 (28S) (19)
36 t 32 SANTA AND THE SATELLITE (Parts 1 and 2) –•– Buchanan and Goodman (Luniverse)-3 (41S) (32)
36 t 87 t THE STROLL –•– The Diamonds (Mercury)-2 (40S) (36)
40 36 THE BIG BEAT –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-3 (29S) (36)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS:

42 t 34 t TAMMY –•– Debbie Reynolds (Coral)-25 (37S) (1)
42 t 37 t WILD IS THE WIND –•– Johnny Mathis (Columbia)-4 (33S) (37)
44 40 COULD THIS BE MAGIC –•– The Dubs (Gone)-9 (44S) (24)
46 t 31 THE JOKER (That’s What They Call Me) –•– Billy Myles (Ember)-8 (45S) (30)

POWER HITS:

41 78 t SUGARTIME –•– The McGuire Sisters (Coral)-2 (42S/14A) (41)
45 60 t SAIL ALONG SILVERY MOON –•– Billy Vaughn and His Orchestra (Dot)-3 (25S) (60)
46 t 47 IVY ROSE –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-10 (28S) (32)
48 50 I WANT YOU TO KNOW –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-2 (29S) (48)
49 78 t (I Love You) FOR SENTIMENTAL REASONS –•– Sam Cooke (Keen)-2 (32S) (49)
50 92 t DESIRE ME –•– Sam Cooke (Keen)-2 (32S) (50)

NEW THIS WEEK:

54 t — HEY, SCHOOLGIRL –•– Tom and Jerry (Big)-2 (49S) (54)
58 t — OH JULIE –•– The Crescendos (Nasco)-1 (58)
64 t — HENRIETTA –•– Jimmie Dee and the Offbeats (Dot)-1 (64)
75 t — LA DEE DAH –•– Billy and Lillie (Swan)-1 (75)
82 t — THAT’LL BE THE DAY –•– The Crickets (Brunswick)-21 (3)
87 t — (Let Me Be Your) TEDDY BEAR –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-24 (1)
93 t — TREAT ME NICE –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-10 (7S) (27)