OLD-CHARTS

Charts 1950 - 1959

1959 UK & USA CHARTS

 

 

 

                                

YEAR-END UK TOP 150 of 1959 (Singles)

Based on point-system NME Charts (nr. 1 50 points, nr. 2 49 etc)

  YEAR END CHARTS 1959 NME TOP 50    
nr title artist pnts wks hp
1 Side saddle Russ Conway 1235 30 1
2 Living doll Cliff Richard 978 23 1
3 Petite fleur Chris Barber 949 24 3
4 It doesn't matter anymore Buddy Holly 915 21 1
5 Smoke gets in your eyes Platters 860 20 1
6 Roulette Russ Conway 810 19 1
7 It's late Ricky Nelson 808 20 3
8 Dream lover Bobby Darin 804 19 1
9 As I love you Shirley Bassey 742 17 1
10 Battle of New Orleans Lonnie Donegan 701 16 2
11 A fool such as I / I need your love tonight Elvis Presley 691 15 1
12 A teenager in love Marty Wilde 685 17 2
13 Only sixteen Craig Douglas 658 15 1
14 Donna Marty Wilde 654 18 3
15 Lipstick on your collar Connie Francis 652 16 3
16 Mack the knife Bobby Darin 652 15 1
17 Lonely boy Paul Anka 651 17 3
18 Till I kissed you Everly Brothers 633 15 2
19 I've waited so long Anthony Newley 615 15 3
20 Kiss me honey honey kiss me Shirley Bassey 612 15 3
21 Travellin' light Cliff Richard 609 13 1
22 A pub with no beer Slim Dusty 592 15 3
23 Here comes summer Jerry Keller 584 14 1
24 Someone Johnny Mathis 580 15 6
25 My happiness Connie Francis 569 15 4
26 Red river rock Johnny & the Hurricanes 532 13 3
27 Mona Lisa Conway Twitty 531 14 5
28 May you always Joan Regan 523 16 9
29 Heart of a man Frankie Vaughan 523 14 5
30 I know Perry Como 522 16 13
31 To know him is to love him Teddy Bears 519 13 2
32 Baby face Cliff Richard 518 14 2
33 High hopes Frank Sinatra 518 14 6
34 Stagger lee Lloyd Price 514 14 7
35 Gigi Billy Eckstine 508 14 8
36 One night Elvis Presley 506 12 1
37 Three bells Browns 498 13 6
38 Sea of love Marty Wilde 496 12 3
39 Little drummer boy Beverley Sisters 490 13 6
40 Broken hearted melody Sarah Vaughan 490 13 7
41 China tea Russ Conway 487 13 5
42 Goodbye Jimmy goodbye Ruby Murray 484 14 10
43 Does your chewing gum lose its favor Lonnie Donegan 475 12 3
44 What do you want to make those eyes at me for Emile Ford 475 10 1
45 Personality Anthony Newley 471 12 6
46 My hearts sings Paul Anka 469 13 10
47 I go ape Neil Sedaka 468 13 9
48 C'mon everybody Eddie Cochran 460 13 6
49 Charlie Brown Coasters 457 12 6
50 Wait for me / Willingby Malcolm Vaughan 447 15 13
51 The day the rains came Jane Morgan 440 11 1
52 Peter Gunn Duane Eddy 436 11 6
53 Problems Everly Brothers 430 12 6
54 Put your head on my shoulder Paul Anka 415 10 7
55 Tomboy Perry Como 409 12 10
56 Oh Carol Neil Sedaka 362 8 3
57 Big hunk o'love Elvis Presley 358 9 4
58 A teenager in love Craig Douglas 357 11 13
59 Poor Jenny Everly Brothers 345 11 14
60 Come softly to me Frankie Vaughan & Kaye Sisters 343 9 9
61 Personality Lloyd Price 342 10 9
62 Mean streak Cliff Richard 332 9 10
63 40 Miles of bad road Duane Eddy 329 9 11
64 May you always McGuire Sisters 325 11 15
65 What do you want  Adam Faith 324 7 1
66 Come softly to me Fleetwoods 323 8 6
67 Seven little girls sitting in the back seat Avons 322 8 3
68 Guitar boogie shuffle Bert Weedon 317 9 10
69 Snow coach Russ Conway 309 8 7
70 Never be anyone else but you Ricky Nelson 307 10 14
71 Teen beat Sandy Nelson 305 9 9
72 Peggy Sue got married Buddy Holly 304 10 13
73 Makin' love Floyd Robinson 299 8 9
74 It's only make believe Conway Twitty 299 7 1
75 Just a little too much Ricky Nelson 295 8 11
76 Three stars Ruby Wright 293 10 19
77 Rawhide Frankie Laine 290 8 6
78 Tea for two cha cha Tommy Dorsey 283 7 4
79 Wonderful secret of love Robert Earl 281 10 17
80 Ragtime cowboy Joe David Seville & Chipmunks 271 8 11
81 One more sunrise Dickie Valentine 271 8 14
82 Tom Dooley Lonnie Donegan 268 7 3
83 Take a message to Mary Everly Brothers 263 10 20
84 Maybe tomorrow Billy Fury 258 9 18
85 Sing little birdie Teddy Johnson & Pearl Carr 255 8 12
86 Apple blossom time Rosemary June 252 9 14
87 I'll remember tonight Pat Boone 243 9 18
88 Mr Blue Mike Preston 243 8 12
89 Tom Dooley Kingston Trio 242 7 17
90 Hoots mon Lord Rockingham's XI 239 6 2
91 More and more party pops Russ Conway 238 7 5
92 Little drummer boy Harry Simeone 230 7 13
93 Honeymoon song Manuel 226 9 22
94 Little donkey Beverley Sisters 224 7 14
95 Tallahassee Lassie Freddy Cannon 223 8 17
96 Chantilly Lace Big Bopper 222 7 12
97 Piano party Winifred Atwell 216 6 10
98 For a penny Pat Boone 213 9 19
99 Poison Ivy Coasters 211 7 17
100 Venus Dickie Valentine 208 8 20
101 Manhattan spiritual Reg Owen 202 8 20
102 High school confidential Jerry Lee Lewis 201 6 12
103 Where were you Lloyd Price 197 6 15
104 Little white bull Tommy Steele 194 5 10
105 Twixt twelve and twenty Pat Boone 190 7 18
106 Love makes the world go round Perry Como 186 5 6
107 Among my souvenirs Connie Francis 186 5 12
108 Venus Frankie Avalon 182 6 16
109 Plenty good lovin'  Connie Francis 177 6 18
110 Come on let's go Tommy Steele 176 5 10
111 Fort Worth jail Lonnie Donegan 173 5 14
112 You always hurt the one you love Connie Francis 170 5 13
113 Mandolins in the moonlight Perry Como 169 5 13
114 The world outside Ronnie Hilton 166 6 18
115 Tallahassee Lassie Tommy Steele 159 5 16
116 The world outside Four Aces 156 6 18
117 Livin' lovin' doll Cliff Richard 155 6 20
118 Yep! Duane Eddy 153 5 17
119 Little donkey Gracie Fields 150 6 21
120 I want to walk you home Fats Domino 148 5 14
121 By the light of the silvery moon Little Richard 148 5 17
122 Deck of cards Wink Martindale 143 5 18
123 French foreign legion Frank Sinatra 141 5 18
124 Sal's got a sugar lip Lonnie Donegan 138 4 13
125 Margie Fats Domino 136 5 18
126 Bad boy Marty Wilde 134 4 18
127 Heartaches by the number Guy Mitchell 133 5 22
128 I'm gonna get married Lloyd Price 130 5 23
129 Idle on parade (LP) Anthony Newley 129 4 13
130 Dynamite Cliff Richard 123 4 16
131 Please don't touch Johnny Kid 121 5 25
132 Jingle bell rock Max Bygraves 121 3 7
133 Someday Ricky Nelson 120 4 14
134 Staccato theme Elmer Bernstein 120 3 6
135 Battle of New Orleans Johnny Horton 117 4 16
136 High class baby Cliff Richard 117 3 8
137 Kansas City Little Richard 115 5 26
138 You're the top cha Al Saxon 111 4 17
139 San Miguel Lonnie Donegan 111 4 19
140 Mr Blue David Macbeth 110 4 18
141 Sleep walk Santo and Johnny 108 4 22
142 Some kinda earthquake Duane Eddy 108 3 13
143 Only sixteen Sam Cooke 100 4 23
144 Midnight flyer Nat King Cole 100 4 23
145 It's all in the game Tommy Edwards 98 3 11
146 Why should I be lonely Tony Brent 97 4 24
147 Wee Ton Lord Rockingham's XI 97 3 16
148 If you were the only boy in the world Stevie Marsh 94 4 24
149 I'll never fall in love again Johnnie Ray 94 4 26
150 Be my guest Fats Domino 89 3 17

 

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