Here’s the Top Ten @ 10 for December 13, 1958 as heard on this week’s edition of The Grooveyard, with Alan Seltzer:
#10 : “16 Candles” by The Crests
#9 “Lonesome Town” by Ricky Nelson
#8 “It’s Only Make Believe” by Conway Twitty
#7 “One Night” by Elvis Presley
First, a bonus: The original recording of this song, “One Night of Sin”. This was recorded in January 1957 but not released until 1983.
And here’s the hit from the survey…
#6 “Beep Beep” by The Playmates
#5 “Queen of the Hop” by Bobby Darin
#4 “To Know Him Is to Love Him” by The Teddy Bears
#3 “Smoke Gets In Your Eyes” by The Platters
#2 “Tom Dooley” by Kingston Trio
#1 “The Chipmunk Song” by The Chipmunks with David Seville
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