List of Billboard Hot 100 top 10 singles in 1959

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This is a list of singles that have peaked in the top 10 of the Billboard Hot 100 during 1959.

Top-ten singles[edit]

Top ten
entry date
Single Artist(s) Peak Peak date Weeks in
top ten
Singles from 1958
December 15 "Smoke Gets in Your Eyes" The Platters 1 January 19 10
December 22 "A Lover's Question" Clyde McPhatter 6 January 19 7
December 29 "Whole Lotta Loving" Fats Domino 6 January 12 5
Singles from 1959
January 5 "My Happiness" Connie Francis 2 January 19 7
"Gotta Travel On" Billy Grammer 4 January 12 7
January 19 "Donna" Ritchie Valens 2 February 23 10
"16 Candles" The Crests 2 February 9 8
"Stagger Lee" Lloyd Price 1 February 9 10
January 26 "Lonely Teardrops" Jackie Wilson 7 February 9 5
"Goodbye Baby" Jack Scott 8 February 16 4
February 2 "The All American Boy" Bill Parsons 2 February 2 5
February 9 "Manhattan Spiritual" Reg Owen 10 February 9 2
February 23 "Charlie Brown" The Coasters 2 March 9 8
"I Cried a Tear" LaVern Baker 6 February 23 3
"Tall Paul" Annette 7 February 23 1
"Petite Fleur" Chris Barber 5 March 2 3
"Peter Gunn" Ray Anthony 8 March 2 3
March 2 "Venus" Frankie Avalon 1 March 9 10
"Alvin's Harmonica" The Chipmunks with David Seville 3 March 16 6
March 9 "I've Had It" The Bell Notes 6 March 9 4
"It's Just a Matter of Time" Brook Benton 3 April 6 7
March 16 "Tragedy" Thomas Wayne 5 March 23 6
"Never Be Anyone Else But You" Ricky Nelson 6 April 6 6
March 23 "Come Softly to Me" The Fleetwoods 1 April 13 8
March 30 "Pink Shoe Laces" Dodie Stevens 3 April 13 8
"It's Late" Ricky Nelson 9 April 6 3
April 6 "Guitar Boogie Shuffle" The Virtues 5 April 27 6
April 13 "(Now and Then There's) A Fool Such as I" Elvis Presley 2 April 27 5
"I Need Your Love Tonight" Elvis Presley 4 April 20 5
April 27 "The Happy Organ" Dave "Baby" Cortez 1 May 11 7
"Tell Him No" Travis and Bob 8 April 27 2
"Sorry (I Ran All the Way Home)" The Impalas 2 May 11 7
"Turn Me Loose" Fabian 9 May 11 4
May 11 "Kookie, Kookie (Lend Me Your Comb)" Edward Byrnes with Connie Stevens 4 May 11 6
"Kansas City" Wilbert Harrison 1 May 18 8
May 18 "A Teenager in Love" Dion and the Belmonts 5 May 18 7
"Dream Lover" Bobby Darin 2 June 8 10
"The Battle of New Orleans" Johnny Horton 1 June 1 13
"Quiet Village" Martin Denny 4 June 1 7
May 25 "Personality" Lloyd Price 2 June 15 10
"Only You (And You Alone)" Franck Pourcel's French Fiddles 9 June 1 4
June 15 "Tallahassee Lassie" Freddy Cannon 6 June 29 6
"Lonely Boy" Paul Anka 1 July 13 10
June 22 "Along Came Jones" The Coasters 9 June 22 2
"Lipstick on Your Collar" Connie Francis 5 June 29 6
July 6 "Waterloo" Stonewall Jackson 4 July 13 6
"Bobby Sox to Stockings" Frankie Avalon 8 July 6 1
"Frankie" Connie Francis 9 July 6 1
"Tiger" Fabian 3 July 20 6
July 13 "My Heart is an Open Book" Carl Dobkins, Jr. 3 August 3 7
"A Boy Without a Girl" Frankie Avalon 10 July 13 1
July 20 "A Big Hunk o' Love" Elvis Presley 1 August 10 7
July 27 "There Goes My Baby" The Drifters 2 August 17 6
"Forty Miles Of Bad Road" Duane Eddy 9 July 27 3
August 3 "Lavender Blue" Sammy Turner 3 August 24 6
"Sweeter Than You" Ricky Nelson 9 August 3 1
August 10 "What a Diff'rence a Day Makes" Dinah Washington 8 August 10 3
"What'd I Say" Ray Charles 6 August 17 5
August 17 "The Three Bells" The Browns 1 August 24 10
"Just a Little Too Much" Ricky Nelson 9 August 17 1
August 24 "Sea of Love" Phil Phillips 2 August 24 6
"Sleep Walk" Santo & Johnny 1 September 21 9
"I Want to Walk You Home" Fats Domino 8 September 14 5
August 31 "I'm Gonna Get Married" Lloyd Price 3 September 14 6
"Red River Rock" Johnny and the Hurricanes 5 September 7 6
September 7 "(Till) I Kissed You" The Everly Brothers 4 September 21 7
"Broken Hearted Melody" Sarah Vaughan 7 September 7 4
September 14 "Mack the Knife" Bobby Darin 1 October 5 16
"Baby Talk" Jan and Dean 10 September 14 1
September 21 "Put Your Head on My Shoulder" Paul Anka 2 October 5 11
September 28 "Teen Beat" Sandy Nelson 4 October 19 8
October 5 "Mr. Blue" The Fleetwoods 1 November 16 11
"Poison Ivy" The Coasters 7 October 12 5
October 12 "Just Ask Your Heart" Frankie Avalon 7 October 26 4
"Lonely Street" Andy Williams 5 November 9 6
October 26 "Don't You Know?" Della Reese 2 November 30 8
"Primrose Lane" Jerry Wallace 8 October 26 5
"Deck of Cards" Wink Martindale 7 November 2 5
November 9 "Seven Little Girls (Sitting in the Back Seat)" Paul Evans 9 November 9 1
"Heartaches by the Number" Guy Mitchell 1 December 14 8
November 16 "So Many Ways" Brook Benton 6 November 23 5
November 23 "In the Mood" Ernie Fields 4 December 14 4
"We Got Love" Bobby Rydell 6 November 30 5
November 30 "Be My Guest" Fats Domino 8 December 7 2
December 7 "Oh! Carol" Neil Sedaka 9 December 7 1
"Danny Boy" Conway Twitty 10 December 7 1
December 14 "Why" Frankie Avalon 1 December 28 5
"It's Time to Cry" Paul Anka 4 December 28 5
"The Big Hurt" Miss Toni Fisher 3 December 28 8
December 21 "Among My Souvenirs" Connie Francis 7 December 28 5
"Hound Dog Man" Fabian 9 December 28 2

1958 peaks[edit]

List of Billboard Hot 100 top ten singles in 1959 which peaked in 1958
Top ten
entry date
Single Artist(s) Peak Peak date Weeks in
top ten
October 20 "Tom Dooley" The Kingston Trio 1 November 17 12
November 10 "To Know Him Is to Love Him" The Teddy Bears 1 December 1 11
November 24 "One Night" Elvis Presley 4 December 15 6
December 1 "Problems" The Everly Brothers 2 December 15 7
December 15 "The Chipmunk Song (Christmas Don't Be Late)" The Chipmunks with David Seville 1 December 22 6

1960 peaks[edit]

List of Billboard Hot 100 top ten singles in 1959 which peaked in 1960
Top ten
entry date
Single Artist(s) Peak Peak date Weeks in
top ten
December 21 "El Paso" Marty Robbins 1 January 4 9
"Way Down Yonder in New Orleans" Freddy Cannon 3 January 11 7
December 28 "Pretty Blue Eyes" Steve Lawrence 9 January 4 6

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