1957 – The Results


It was close, but Jerry Lewis continued to be a listener favorite in the Great 88 survey for the best songs of 1957.  “Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On” appeared on top of the survey for the fifth straight year.  The Dell-Vikings joined the Top Five for the third year, and LaVern Baker repeated a second time.  Voting was close, though with 18 songs within a percent of the leaders.

Here’s the top five songs from 1957  alphabetically by artist:

“Jim Dandy” by LaVern Baker

“Mr. Lee” by The Bobbettes

“Come Go With Me” by The Del Vikings

“Over the Mountain, Across the Sea” by Johnny and Joe

“Whole Lotta’ Shakin’ Goin’ On” by Jerry Lee Lewis

Voting on the polls for the best songs of 1955 and 1960 close soon.   Check out the full schedule here, and get updates on Twitter.

Listen to “The Grooveyard” following “Rick’s Redneck Ranch” each Saturday night at 7 PM on 88.1 FM on Long Island, by clicking the 88.1 FM link on wcwp.org or via the TuneIn app.  or the 88.1 FM button on the WCWP app for Android or iPhones.  You can also follow us on Twitter.

Join us for the Greatest Hits and Forgotten Favorites on. . .

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…Where Oldies Come Alive!

 

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