1959 – The Results


The survey for the best songs of 1959 is nothing but consistent.  Dion and the Belmonts reached the top five for the sixth consecutive year, while the Crests repeated for the fourth time.  Jackie Wilson returned to the top five for the fifth time in six years.

Here’s the top five songs from 1959 alphabetically by artist:

“The Angels Listened In” by the Crests

“A Teenager in Love” by Dion and the Belmonts

“Shout” by The Isley Brothers

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

“Lonely Teardrops” by Jackie Wilson

 

Voting on the polls for the best songs of 1959 and 1962 close soon.   Check out the full schedule here, and get updates on Twitter.

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