Regional Hits of 1959

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The standard page for 1959 lists the biggest hit songs across the whole World. This page compares that with the top 20 biggest hits of the year in North America and Europe. The region index explains how these results were generated and the long term trends.

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# Artist Song Title Artist Song Title Artist Song Title #
1 Bobby Darin Mack the Knife Moves 0 Moves 0 Bobby Darin Mack the Knife Moves -3 Moves -8 Cliff Richard Living Doll 1
2 Johnny Horton Battle of New Orleans Moves -1 Moves -12 The Platters Smoke Gets in Your Eyes Moves -3 Moves -13 Craig Douglas Only Sixteen 2
3 Wilbert Harrison Kansas City Moves -11 Moves 1 Johnny Horton Battle of New Orleans Moves -90 Moves -19 Emile Ford & The Checkmates What Do You Want to Make Those Eyes At Me For? 3
4 Ray Charles What'd I Say Moves -9 Moves -8 Elvis Presley (Now & then There's) A Fool Such As I Moves -3 Moves 3 Bobby Darin Mack the Knife 4
5 Marty Robbins El Paso Moves -23 Moves -2 Frankie Avalon Venus Moves -10 Moves 3 The Platters Smoke Gets in Your Eyes 5
6 The Drifters There goes my baby Moves -18 Moves -12 Paul Anka Lonely Boy Moves -6 Moves -2 Bobby Darin Dream Lover 6
7 Frankie Avalon Venus Moves 2 Moves -8 Lloyd Price (You've Got) Personality Moves -23 Moves 3 Elvis Presley (Now & then There's) A Fool Such As I 7
8 The Browns The Three Bells (Les Trois Cloches) Moves -2 Moves -16 Bobby Darin Dream Lover Moves 2 Moves -3 Neil Sedaka Oh Carol 8
9 The Fleetwoods Come Softly to Me Moves -26 Moves -100 Cliff Richard Living Doll Moves 8 Moves -25 Cliff Richard Travellin' Light 9
10 The Flamingos I Only Have Eyes For You Moves -13 Moves 2 The Browns The Three Bells (Les Trois Cloches) Moves -12 Moves -2 Chris Barber's Jazz Band Petite Fleur (Little Flower) 10
11 Elvis Presley A Big Hunk O' Love Moves -9 Moves -107 Neil Sedaka Oh Carol Moves 3 Moves -31 Russ Conway Roulette 11
12 Elvis Presley (Now & then There's) A Fool Such As I Moves 8 Moves -60 Chris Barber's Jazz Band Petite Fleur (Little Flower) Moves 2 Moves 6 Paul Anka Lonely Boy 12
13 Ritchie Valens Donna Moves -4 Moves 9 Ray Charles What'd I Say Moves -100 Moves -46 Russ Conway Side Saddle 13
14 The Platters Smoke Gets in Your Eyes Moves 12 Moves 11 Wilbert Harrison Kansas City Moves -169 Moves -25 Domenico Modugno Piove (Ciao ciao bambina) 14
15 Lloyd Price (You've Got) Personality Moves 8 Moves -100 Craig Douglas Only Sixteen Moves 13 Moves 10 Frankie Avalon Venus 15
16 Lloyd Price Stagger Lee Moves 0 Moves 0 Lloyd Price Stagger Lee Moves -17 Moves -3 Johnny & The Hurricanes Red River Rock 16
17 The Fleetwoods Mr Blue Moves -8 Moves 4 Ritchie Valens Donna Moves -38 Moves -67 Adam Faith What Do You Want? 17
18 Paul Anka Lonely Boy Moves 12 Moves -4 Paul Anka Put Your Head On My Shoulder Moves -17 Moves -14 Buddy Holly It Doesn't Matter Anymore 18
19 Santo & Johnny Sleep Walk Moves -10 Moves -18 Johnny & The Hurricanes Red River Rock Moves 3 Moves -2 Elvis Presley I Need Your Love Tonight 19
20 Phil Phillips Sea of Love Moves -18 Moves 9 Elvis Presley A Big Hunk O' Love Moves -12 Moves -41 Freddy Quinn Unter fremden Sternen 20

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