VG-lista 1959

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This is a complete list of all the singles that entered the VG-lista - the official Norwegian hit-chart - in 1959. 48 singles entered the VG-lista in 1959 altogether and these are all listed below according to how well they have charted over time.

1959[edit]

Week Artist Single Country Weeks Straight
to #1 ?
Top 1 Top 10 Top 20
1
Louis Prima "Buona sera"
2
Connie Francis "Carolina Moon"
United States
1
21
No
3
The Kingston Trio "Tom Dooley"
United States
14
25
No
4
The Kingston Trio "Tom Dooley"
5
The Kingston Trio "Tom Dooley"
6
The Kingston Trio "Tom Dooley"
7
The Kingston Trio "Tom Dooley"
8
The Kingston Trio "Tom Dooley"
9
The Kingston Trio "Tom Dooley"
10
Little Richard "Baby Face"
United States
3
14
No
11
Little Richard "Baby Face"
12
Little Richard "Baby Face"
13
The Kingston Trio "Tom Dooley"
14
The Kingston Trio "Tom Dooley"
15
The Kingston Trio "Tom Dooley"
16
The Kingston Trio "Tom Dooley"
17
The Kingston Trio "Tom Dooley"
18
The Kingston Trio "Tom Dooley"
19
The Kingston Trio "Tom Dooley"
20
Chris Barber's Jazz Band "Petite Fleur"
United Kingdom
10
26
No
21
Chris Barber's Jazz Band "Petite Fleur"
22
Chris Barber's Jazz Band "Petite Fleur"
23
Chris Barber's Jazz Band "Petite Fleur"
24
Chris Barber's Jazz Band "Petite Fleur"
25
Chris Barber's Jazz Band "Petite Fleur"
26
Chris Barber's Jazz Band "Petite Fleur"
27
Chris Barber's Jazz Band "Petite Fleur"
28
Chris Barber's Jazz Band "Petite Fleur"
29
Chris Barber's Jazz Band "Petite Fleur"
30
Per Asplin "En glad calypso om våren"
Norway
5
18
No
31
Per Asplin "En glad calypso om våren"
32
Per Asplin "En glad calypso om våren"
33
Per Asplin "En glad calypso om våren"
34
Per Asplin "En glad calypso om våren"
35
Cliff Richard "Living Doll"
United Kingdom
10
23
No
36
Cliff Richard "Living Doll"
37
Cliff Richard "Living Doll"
38
Cliff Richard "Living Doll"
39
Cliff Richard "Living Doll"
40
Cliff Richard "Living Doll"
41
Cliff Richard "Living Doll"
42
Cliff Richard "Living Doll"
43
Cliff Richard "Living Doll"
44
Cliff Richard "Living Doll"
45
Craig Douglas "Only Sixteen"
United Kingdom
4
15
No
46
Craig Douglas "Only Sixteen"
47
Craig Douglas "Only Sixteen"
48
Craig Douglas "Only Sixteen"
49
Cliff Richard "Travellin' Light"
United Kingdom
3
15
No
50
Cliff Richard "Travellin' Light"
51
Cliff Richard "Travellin' Light"
52
Emile Ford "What Do You Want To Make Those Eyes At Me For"
Saint Lucia
7
15
No
53
Emile Ford What Do You Want To Make Those Eyes At Me For

Top singles of 1959[edit]

Position Artist Song title Highest position Points
1 The Kingston Trio "Tom Dooley" 1 465
2 Chris Barber's Jazz Band "Petite Fleur" 1 458
3 Cliff Richard "Living Doll" 1 414
4 Billy Vaughn "Morgen" 2 364
5 Vidar Sandbeck "Pengegaloppen (no)" 2 354
6 Elvis Presley "I Need Your Love Tonight" 2 304
7 Connie Francis "My Happiness" 2 302
8 Per Asplin "En glad calypso om våren" 1 299
9 Craig Douglas "Only Sixteen" 1 271
10 Emile Ford & The Checkmates "What Do You Want to Make Those Eyes at Me For?" 1 269
10 Elvis Presley "A Big Hunk O' Love" 2 269
12 Conway Twitty "Mona Lisa" 2 262
13 Cliff Richard "Travellin' Light" 1 261
14 Little Richard "Baby Face" 1 239
15 Gunnar Engedahl & Erling Stordahl "Ungkarsvalsen" 4 216
16 Ricky Nelson "Never Be Anyone Else But You" 3 214
17 Guy Mitchell "Heartaches by the Number" 3 208
18 Ruby Murray "Goodbye Jimmy, Goodbye" 2 186
19 Vidar Sandbeck "Gull og grønne skoger (no)" 4 183
20 Stonewall Jackson "Waterloo" 2 175
21 Cliff Richard "High Class Baby" 3 148
22 Elvis Presley "A Fool Such as I" 5 130
23 Ricky Nelson "Someday (You'll Want Me to Want You)" 3 127
24 The Browns "The Three Bells" 6 125
25 Bruno Martino "Piove (it)" 8 122
26 Lloyd Price "Personality" 6 120
27 Conway Twitty "It's Only Make Believe" 2 113
28 Little Richard "By the Light of the Silvery Moon" 4 112
29 Gunnar Engedahl & Erling Stordahl "Piken i dalen (no)" 5 107
30 Shirley Bassey "Kiss Me, Honey Honey, Kiss Me" 6 103
31 Bobby Darin "Dream Lover" 5 100
32 The Fleetwoods "Mr. Blue" 5 99
33 Cliff Richard "Move It" 5 97
33 Nora Brockstedt "Augustin" 5 97
35 The Coasters "Charlie Brown" 5 85
36 Cliff Richard "Never Mind" 5 82
37 Jerry Keller "Here Comes Summer" 8 73
38 Connie Francis "Lipstick On Your Collar" 7 80
39 Lloyd Price "Stagger Lee" 8 58
40 Floyd Robinson "Makin' Love" 7 53
41 Jane Morgan "The Day the Rains Came" 7 49
42 Bing Crosby "White Christmas" 6 41
43 Paul Anka "Lonely Boy" 9 36
44 Bobby Darin "Mack the Knife" 9 34
45 Pat Boone "I'll Remember Tonight" 9 23
46 Sam Cooke "Only Sixteen" 10 22
47 Bruno Martino "Come prima" 9 12
48 Lord Rockingham's XI "Hoots Mon" 10 11

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