1959 – The Results


Traditional favorites have been overturned the last two years in the poll for the top songs of 1959. While three songs–The Bell Notes, Buddy Holly and the Impalas–repeated this year, none of them were in the top five songs more than two consecutive years. “(‘Til) I Kissed You” reached the top positions for the first time ever, while the Impalas led the way with four years overall leading this first-round survey.

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

“I’ve Had It” by The Bell Notes

“(‘Til) I Kissed You” by The Everly Brothers

“It Doesn’t Matter Anymore” by Buddy Holly

“Sorry (I Ran All the Way Home)” by The Impalas

“What a Difference a Day Makes” by Dinah Washington

Voting is now open for the best songs of 1955 and 1958.   Check out the full schedule here, and get updates on Twitter

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