Top Ten @ 10: Flashback 1959


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There was no Top Ten @ 10 feature on this week’s edition of “The Grooveyard” due to the Flashback special focusing on the music and events of 1959.  Here’s the Top Ten songs from that year:

#10  “Come Softly to Me” by The Fleetwoods

#9 “Stagger Lee” by Lloyd Price

#8 “Mr. Blue” by The Fleetwoods

#7 “Personality” by Lloyd Price

#6 “Sleepwalk” by Santo and Johnny

#5 “Venus” by Frankie Avalon

#4 “Donna” by Ritchie Valens

#3 “Smoke Gets In Your Eyes” by The Platters

#2 “The Battle of New Orleans” by Johnny Horton

…and #1 “Mack the Knife” by Bobby Darin

Thanks to Bobby G. for filling in for Alan Seltzer at the last minute.  The Top Ten @ 10 returns next week with a look at January 31, 1958.  Join us on Twitter, and don’t forget to send us your song requests, comments, suggestions and noodle pudding recipes on the form below.  And join us each week on…

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