Top Ten @ 10: August 16. 1959


Here’s the Top Ten songs of August 16, 1959, as heard on this week’s edition of “The Grooveyard”:

#10:  “The Three Bells” by The Browns

#9 “The Battle of New Orleans” by Jimmy Horton

(We offered a  great live performance of this song when it was on our Top Ten @ 10 in June.  This time, we’ll do a historical perspective.)

#8 “Small World” by Johnny Mathis

(Performed here with Natalie Cole)

#7 “Lonely Boy” by Paul Anka

(Another holdover from the June survey, so here’ he is on the “What’s My Line game show)

(and the song itself)

#6 “My Heart Is An Open Book” by Carl Dobkins, Jr.

#5  “What a Diff’rence a Day Makes” by Dinah Washington

(The third hold-over from the June survey.  and a great tribute video.)

#4 “Lavender Blue” by Sammy Turner

#3 “Baby Talk” by Jan and Dean

#2 “Sleep Walk” by Santo and Johnny

and #1 …“There Goes My Baby” by The Drifters

As always, your comments, suggestions, song requests and reasons for another Spice Girls reunion are welcome below.  And join us each Thursday at 9 PM for…

“The Grooveyard”…

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