Top Ten @ 10: February 21, 1957


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Now on to the top songs of February 21, 1957 as featured on this week’s Top Ten @ 10…

#10 “Blue Monday” by Fats Domino

 

#9 “Teenage Crush” by Tommy Sands

 

#8 “Wringle Wrangle” by Fess Parker

 

#7 “Bad Boy” by Jive Bombers

 

#6 “Party Doll” by Buddy Knox and the Rhythm Orchids

“Party Doll” was one half of a two-sided hit, with the second half making the survey as a Bonus hit this week.  Here’s Sonny Bowen with the Rhythm Orchids singing “I’m Sticking With You”…

 

#5 “Marianne” by Terry Gilkyson and the Easy Riders

 

#4 “Don’t Forbid Me” by Pat Boone

 

#3 “Too Much” by Elvis Presley

 

#2 “Banana Boat (Day-O)” by Harry Belefonte

 

This was the higher ranking of the two versions of “Banana Boat” on this week’s survey.  Here’s The Tarriers–including actor Alan Arkin–with the second one…

 

#1 “Young Love” by Sonny James

 

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