Top Ten @ 10: July 19, 1957

Here’s the Top Ten songs of July 19. 1957, as played by Scott Perschke, filling in for Alan Seltzer:

#10 “I’m Gonna Sit Right Down and Write Myself a Letter” by Billy Williams

#9 “Diana” by Paul Anka

#8 “Around the World” by Mantovani and His Orchestra

#7 “Searchin’ ” by The Coasters

#6 “(Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear” by Elvis Presley

(The video is from the film “Loving You”)

#5 “So Rare” by Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra

#4 “Whispering Bells” by The Dell-Vikings

#3″Love Letters in the Sand” by Pat Boone

#2 “Bye Bye Love” by The Everly Brothers

#1 “It’s Not for Me to Say” by Johnny Mathis

(This was Johnny’s first appearance on the Ed Sullivan Show.)

NOTES: Thanks to Scott Perschke for substituting for Alan Seltzer.  Scott has been one of the hosts of “The Rock Show” for two years, and will begin hosting the new Wednesday night edition of the show next week from 7-9 PM.  Alan will host Friday night’s edition of” The Rock Show”, celebrating the anniversary of the first Moon walk.  As always, your comments questions or offers of the ultimate recipe for oatmeal are welcome here.

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…where oldies come alive.


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