Global Charts
National Charts
 

Global Single Chart
60 years ago
the most popular tracks worldwide
according to the national single charts
dated to March 14, 1959
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3 / 5
week 3
Petite Fleur - Chris Barber's Jazz Band
Pye-Nixa / Metronome / Laurie - 1 week at No.1
new.JPG (991 bytes) Venus - Frankie Avalon
Chancellor
1 / 1
week 7
Stagger Lee - Lloyd Price
ABC-Paramount
6 / 8
week 3
Charlie Brown - The Coasters
Atco
4 / 2
week 13
Smoke Gets In Your Eyes - Platters
Mercury
2 / 3
week 8
Donna - Ritchie Valens
Del-Fi
5 / 4
week 20
Tom Dooley - Kingston Trio
Capitol
8 / 9
week 10
My Happiness - Connie Francis
MGM
new.JPG (991 bytes) Alvin's Harmonica - The Chipmunks
Liberty
new.JPG (991 bytes) I've Had It - Bell Notes
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"Petite Fleur" is an instrumental written by Sidney Bechet and recorded by him in January 1952, first with the Sidney Bechet All Stars and later with Claude Luter and his orchestra. In 1959 it was an international hit as a clarinet solo by Monty Sunshine with Chris Barber's Jazz Band. This recording peaked at no.5 in the United States, no.4 in United Kingdom and no.2 in Germany.

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