Billboard Year-End Hot 100 singles of 1959

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This is a list of Billboard magazine's Top Hot 100 songs of 1959.[1] The Top 100, as revealed in the year-end edition of Billboard dated December 14, 1959, is based on Hot 100 charts from the issue dates of January through November 1959.

Title Artist(s)
1 "The Battle of New Orleans" Johnny Horton
2 "Mack the Knife" Bobby Darin
3 "Personality" Lloyd Price
4 "Venus" Frankie Avalon
5 "Lonely Boy" Paul Anka
6 "Dream Lover" Bobby Darin
7 "The Three Bells" The Browns
8 "Come Softly to Me" The Fleetwoods
9 "Kansas City" Wilbert Harrison
10 "Mr. Blue" The Fleetwoods
11 "Sleep Walk" Santo & Johnny
12 "Put Your Head on My Shoulder" Paul Anka
13 "Stagger Lee" Lloyd Price
14 "Donna" Ritchie Valens
15 "Pink Shoe Laces" Dodie Stevens
16 "Smoke Gets in Your Eyes" The Platters
17 "Charlie Brown" The Coasters
18 "Quiet Village" Martin Denny
19 "My Heart Is an Open Book" Carl Dobkins Jr.
20 "(Till) I Kissed You" The Everly Brothers
21 "Sea of Love" Phil Phillips
22 "The Happy Organ" Dave Cortez
23 "I'm Gonna Get Married" Lloyd Price
24 "Sorry (I Ran All the Way Home)" The Impalas
25 "A Teenager in Love" Dion and the Belmonts
26 "16 Candles" The Crests
27 "It's Just a Matter of Time" Brook Benton
28 "Lipstick on Your Collar" Connie Francis
29 "There Goes My Baby" The Drifters
30 "A Big Hunk o' Love" Elvis Presley
31 "Red River Rock" Johnny and the Hurricanes
32 "Waterloo" Stonewall Jackson
33 "Lavender's Blue" Sammy Turner
34 "(Now and Then There's) A Fool Such as I" Elvis Presley
35 "Guitar Boogie Shuffle" The Virtues
36 "Teen Beat" Sandy Nelson
37 "Kookie, Kookie (Lend Me Your Comb)" Edd Byrnes & Connie Stevens
38 "Tragedy" Thomas Wayne
39 "My Happiness" Connie Francis
40 "Tallahassee Lassie" Freddy Cannon
41 "Tiger" Fabian
42 "Never Be Anyone Else But You" Ricky Nelson
43 "Don't You Know?" Della Reese
44 "I Need Your Love Tonight" Elvis Presley
45 "What a Diff'rence a Day Makes" Dinah Washington
46 "The All American Boy" Bill Parsons
47 "Primrose Lane" Jerry Wallace
48 "Alvin's Harmonica" The Chipmunks
49 "Lonely Street" Andy Williams
50 "What'd I Say" Ray Charles
51 "Broken Hearted Melody" Sarah Vaughan
52 "Only You (And You Alone)" Franck Pourcel
53 "Gotta Travel On" Billy Grammer
54 "Poison Ivy" The Coasters
55 "Turn Me Loose" Fabian
56 "Lonely Teardrops" Jackie Wilson
57 "Hawaiian Wedding Song" Andy Williams
58 "Forty Miles of Bad Road" Duane Eddy
59 "Just Ask Your Heart" Frankie Avalon
60 "Tell Him No" Travis and Bob
61 "Frankie" Connie Francis
62 "I've Had It" The Bell Notes
63 "I Cried a Tear" LaVern Baker
64 "Enchanted" The Platters
65 "Since I Don't Have You" The Skyliners
66 "Peter Gunn Theme" Ray Anthony
67 "The Chipmunk Song (Christmas Don't Be Late)" The Chipmunks
68 "I Want to Walk You Home" Fats Domino
69 "So Fine" The Fiestas
70 "Bobby Sox to Stockings" Frankie Avalon
71 "The Deck of Cards" Wink Martindale
72 "A Lover's Question" Clyde McPhatter
73 "I Only Have Eyes for You" The Flamingos
74 "It's Late" Ricky Nelson
75 "Petite Fleur" Chris Barber's Jazz Band
76 "Tall Paul" Annette Funicello
77 "The Tijuana Jail" The Kingston Trio
78 "Just a Little Too Much" Ricky Nelson
79 "Goodbye Baby" Jack Scott
80 "Along Came Jones" The Coasters
81 "Three Stars" Tommy Dee & Carol Kay
82 "A Boy Without a Girl" Frankie Avalon
83 "Sweeter Than You" Ricky Nelson
84 "It Was I" Skip & Flip
85 "Goodbye Jimmy, Goodbye" Kathy Linden
86 "Manhattan Spiritual" Reg Owen Orchestra
87 "Endlessly" Brook Benton
88 "Heartaches by the Number" Guy Mitchell
89 "Sea Cruise" Frankie Ford
90 "That's Why (I Love You So)" Jackie Wilson
91 "You're So Fine" The Falcons
92 "Kissin' Time" Bobby Rydell
93 "My Wish Came True" Elvis Presley
94 "Morgen" Ivo Robić
95 "Baby Talk" Jan and Dean
96 "Take a Message to Mary" The Everly Brothers
97 "The Battle Hymn of the Republic" Mormon Tabernacle Choir
98 "Bongo Rock" Preston Epps
99 "In the Mood" Ernie Fields
100 "Seven Little Girls Sitting in the Back Seat" Paul Evans

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  1. ^ "Top Sides of 1959-Hot 100 of the year" (PDF). The Billboard. December 14, 1959. p. 78.