Top Songs of 1959

RankAll Time RankArtistSong
1 34 Ray Charles
What'd I Say
2 391 The Isley Brothers
Shout (Parts 1 and 2)
3 404 The Flamingos
I Only Have Eyes for You
4 499 The Drifters
There Goes My Baby
5 644 Miles Davis
So What
6 725 Dion and The Belmonts
A Teenager in Love
7 728 Barrett Strong
Money (That's What I Want)
8 773 Jacques Brel
Ne me quitte pas
9 809 Bobby Darin
Mack the Knife
10 879 Dave Brubeck Quartet
Take Five
11 991 Wilbert Harrison
Kansas City
12 1421 Chuck Berry
Back in the U.S.A.
13 1671 Marty Robbins
El Paso
14 1905 Ornette Coleman
Lonely Woman
15 2026 Buddy Holly
It Doesn't Matter Anymore
16 2034 Chuck Berry
Memphis, Tennessee
17 2173 The Clovers
Love Potion No. 9
18 2183 Phil Phillips with The Twilights
Sea of Love
19 2498 Bobby Darin
Dream Lover
20 2562 The Falcons
You're So Fine
21 2634 Chan Romero
Hippy Hippy Shake
22 2867 Vince Taylor & The Playboys
Brand New Cadillac
23 2930 Johnny and The Hurricanes
Red River Rock
24 3040 Dinah Washington
What a Diff'rence a Day Makes
25 3134 Johnny Horton
The Battle of New Orleans
26 3392 Bobby Darin
Beyond the Sea
27 3428 Chuck Berry
Almost Grown
28 3446 Cliff Richard
Living Doll
29 3459 Bo Diddley
Say Man
30 3481 The Shirelles
Dedicated to the One I Love
31 3482 Nina Simone
Black Is the Colour of My True Love's Hair
32 3628 Charles Mingus
Fables of Faubus
33 3806 George Jones
White Lightning
34 3906 Mark Dinning
Teen Angel
35 3921 The Coasters
Charlie Brown
36 4032 Brenda Lee
Sweet Nothin's
37 4065 Jim Reeves
He'll Have to Go
38 4165 Eddie Cochran
Somethin' Else
39 4221 Lloyd Price
40 4229 Jimmy Reed
Baby What You Want Me to Do
41 4315 Santo and Johnny
Sleep Walk
42 4327 Ronnie Hawkins
Mary Lou
43 4362 Johnny Preston
Running Bear
44 4420 The Fleetwoods
Come Softly to Me
45 4752 Chuck Berry
Little Queenie
46 5183 Lloyd Price
I'm Gonna Get Married
47 5325 The Bell Notes
I've Had It
48 5511 Link Wray
49 5513 Fats Domino
I'm Ready
50 5594 Edith Piaf
51 5611 The Coasters
That Is Rock'n'roll
52 5632 Johnny Mathis
53 5755 The Coasters
Poison Ivy
54 5774 Martin Denny
Quiet Village
55 5785 Adam Faith
What Do You Want?
56 5828 The Fleetwoods
Mr. Blue
57 5931 Theophilus Beckford
Easy Snappin'
58 5939 The Mystics

Some songs "bubbling under" the all-time top 6000:
The Browns
The Three Bells
Buster Brown
Fannie Mae
Freddy Cannon
Way Down Yonder in New Orleans
Percy Faith & His Orchestra
The Theme from "A Summer Place"
Marv Johnson
You Got What It Takes
Duane Eddy
Peter Gunn
The Passions [USA]
Just to Be with You
Fats Domino
I Want to Walk You Home
The Impalas
Sorry (I Ran All the Way Home)
Harold Dorman
Mountain of Love
Ray Price
Heartaches by the Number
Lefty Frizzell
The Long Black Veil
Jackie Wilson
That's Why (I Love You So)
Della Reese
Don't You Know
Frankie Avalon
Frankie Avalon
Ray Charles
I Believe to My Soul
Jimmy Jones
Handy Man
The Everly Brothers
('Til) I Kissed You
The Drifters
Dance with Me
Sammy Turner
Lavender Blue
Little Willie John
Let Them Talk
Paul Anka
Lonely Boy
Paul Anka
Put Your Head on My Shoulder
The Eternals
Babalu's Wedding Day
Johnny Mathis
The Coasters
Along Came Jones
Jerry Keller
Here Comes Summer
Fats Domino
I'm Gonna Be a Wheel Some Day
Elvis Presley
(Now and Then There's) A Fool Such As I
Freddy Cannon
Tallahassee Lassie
Bobby Bland
I'll Take Care of You
The Wailers [The Fabulous Wailers]
Tall Cool One
Miles Davis
Blue in Green
Nina Simone
The Other Woman
Jackie Wilson
Talk That Talk
Billy Fury
Maybe Tomorrow
Ricky Nelson
It's Late
The Viscounts
Harlem Nocturne
Elvis Presley
A Big Hunk O'Love
The Coasters
What About Us
Bo Diddley
Crackin' Up
Sarah Vaughan
Broken-Hearted Melody
Guy Mitchell
Heartaches by the Number
Neil Sedaka
Oh Carol
Little Willie John
Leave My Kitten Alone
Bill Black's Combo
Smokie - Part 2