The Million Sellers : The Good, Not So Good,& Ugly ©compiled by JCMarion

( The ratings are the personal opinion of the editor. I'm sure there will be disagreements. That is the reason for the listings.)

The Year 1959

The Good :

I Cried A Tear - LaVern Baker (Atlantic)

Petit Fleur - Chris Barber (Pye)

It's Just A Matter Of Time - Brook Benton (Mercury)

Smokie-parts 1 & 2 - Bill Black (Hi)

Way Down Yonder In New Orleans - Freddie Cannon (Swan)

What'd I Say - Ray Charles (Atlantic)

Poison Ivy - Coasters (Atlantic)

Mack The Knife - Bobby Darin (Atco)

There Goes My baby - Drifters (Atlantic)

You're So Fine - Falcons (Unart)

Sea Cruise - Frankie Ford (Ace)

Kansas City - Wilbert Harrison (Fury)

Shout - Isley Brothers (RCA Victor)

You Got What It Takes - Marv Johnson (United Artists)

Misty - Johnny Mathis (Columbia)

Sea Of Love - Phil Phillips & The Twilights (Mercury)

Stagger Lee - Lloyd Price (ABC-Paramount)

Don't You Know - Della Reese (RCA Victor)

Sleepwalk - Santo & Johnny (Canadian-American)

I Loves You Porgy - Nina Simone (Bethlehem)

Money - Barret Strong (Anna)

Broken Hearted Melody - Sarah Vaughn (Mercury)

Lonely Teardrops - Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)

Rawhide - Link Wray & Ray Men (Epic)

Not So Good :

Put Your Head On My Shoulder - Paul Anka (ABC Paramount)

Lonely Boy - Paul Anka (ABC Paramount)

Venus - Frankie Avalon (Chancellor)

Why - Frankie Avalon (Chancellor)

Three Bells - The Browns (RCA Victor)

Tallahassie Lassie - Freddy Cannon (Swan)

Ship On A Stormy Sea - Jimmy Clanton (Ace)

Charlie Brown - Coasters (Atco)

Dream Lover - Bobby Darin (Atco)

Quiet Village - Martin Denny (Liberty)

A Teenager In Love - Dion & Belmonts (Laurie)

Be My Guest - Fats Domino (Imperial)

Take A Message To Mary - Everly Brothers (Cadence)

Til I Kissed You - Everly Brothers (Cadence)

In The Mood - Ernie Fields (Rendezvous)

Come Softly To Me - Fleetwoods (Dolton)

Mister Blue - Fleetwoods (Dolton)

My happiness - Connie Francis (MGM)

Among My Souvenirs - Connie Francis (MGM)

Sorry I Ran All The Way Home - Impalas (Cub)

Battle Of New Orleans - Johnny Horton (Columbia)

Red River Rock - Johnny & The Hurricanes (Warwick)

Heartaches By The Number - Guy Mitchell (Columbia)

Never Be Anyone Else But You - Ricky Nelson (Imperial)

Just A Little Too Much - Ricky Nelson (Imperial)

Teen Beat - Sandy Nelson (Original Sound)

A Fool Such As I - Elvis (RCA Victor)

A Big Hunk 'O Love - Elvis (RCA Victor)

I'm Gonna Get Married - Lloyd Price (ABC Paramount)

Personality - Lloyd Price (ABC Paramount)

He'll Have To Go - Jim Reeves (RCA Victor)

Morgen - Ivo Ro0bic (Polydor)

El Paso - Marty Robbins (Columbia)

Wild One - Bobby Rydell (Cameo)

I Go Ape - Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)

Oh carol - Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)

Primrose Lane - Jerry Wallace (Challenge)

Tragedy - Thomas Wayne (Fernwood)

The Ugly :

Venus - Frankie Avalon (Chancellor)

Kookie Kookie Lend Me Your Comb - Edd Byrnes & Connie Stevens (Warner Bros)

Three Stars - Tommy Dee & Carol Kay (Crest)

My Heart Is An Open Book - Carl Dobkins Jr. (Decca)

Tear Drops Will Fall - Dickey Doo & The Dont's (Swan)

Seven Little Girls - Paul Evans & The Curls (Guaranteed)

Tiger - Fabian (Chancellor)

Lipstick On Your Collar - Connie Francis (MGM)

Waterloo - Stonewall Jackson (Columbia)

Here Comes Summer - Jerry Keller (Kapp)

Deck Of Cards - Wink Martindale (Dot)

We Got Love - Bobby Rydell (Cameo)

Alvin's harmonica - David Seville & The Chipmunks (Liberty)

Ragtime Cowboy Joe - David Seville & The Chipmunks (Liberty)

hawaiian Wedding Song - Andy Williams (Cadence)

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