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One-Hit Wonders – Continued (1959 thru 1962)

One-Hit Wonders Continued ( 1959 thru 1962 )

As stated in a previous blog [One-Hit Wonders 1955-1958], there have been many One-Hit Wonders over the years. This listing will chronologically arrange the One-Hit Wonders from 1959 thru 1962 that peaked in the top ten of the Top 40 Of The U.S. Pop Chart (The Billboard Hot 100)


  • In 1959 there were many One-Hit Wonders that reached the Top 40. Here are the songs that peaked in the top ten:                                                                                                                      Gotta Travel On by Billy Grammer – peaked @ #4 on January 19.                                          Manhattan Spiritual by Reg Owen – peaked @ #10 on February 9.                                            Petite Fleur (little Flower) by Chris Barber’s Jazz Band – peaked @ #5 on March 2.              I’ve Had It by The Bell Notes – peaked @ #6 on March 9.                                                            Tragedy by Thomas Wayne with The DeLons – peaked @ #5 on March 23.                            Pink Shoe Laces by Dodie Stevens – peaked @ #3 on April 13.                                                    Tell Him No by Travis and Bob – peaked @ #8 on April 27.                                                          Guitar Boogie Shuffle by The Virtues – peaked @ #5 on April 27.                                              Kookie, Kookie (Lend Me Your Comb) by Edward Byrnes – peaked @ #4 on May 11.            Sorry (I Ran All The Way Home) by The Impalas – peaked @ #2 on May 11.                          Only You by Frank Pourcel’s French Fiddles – peaked @ #9 on June 1.                                    Waterloo by Stonewall Jackson – peaked @ #4 on July 13.                                                          Sea Of Love by Phil Phillips with The Twilights – peaked @ #2 on August 24.                        Deck Of Cards by Wink Martindale – peaked @ #7 on November 2.                                          In The Mood by Ernie Fields – peaked @ #4 on December 14.

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