Global Charts
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Global Single Chart
60 years ago
the most popular tracks worldwide
according to the national single charts
dated to September 5, 1959
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week 11
Lonely Boy - Paul Anka
ABC-Paramount / Columbia - 4 weeks at No.1
1 / 1
week 7
A Big Hunk O' Love - Elvis Presley
RCA
3 / -
week 2
The Three Bells - The Browns
RCA Victor
4 / -
week 2
Sea Of Love - Phil Phillips & The Twilights
Mercury
new.JPG (991 bytes) Sleep Walk - Santo & Johnny
Canadian American
5 / 6
week 4
Lavender Blue - Sammy Turner
Big Top
new.JPG (991 bytes) I'm Gonna Get Married - Lloyd Price
ABC-Paramount / HMV / Electrola
9 / 10
week 3
What'd I Say - Ray Charles
Atlantic
6 / 5
week 10
Lipstick On Your Collar - Connie Francis
MGM
8 / 3
week 6
There Goes My Baby - The Drifters
Atlantic
 

"Lonely Boy" was recorded in August 1958 and released in April 1959 for the film Girls Town. It became Paul Anka's second biggest smash, after "Diana" two years earlier. The melancholy tune went to no.1 in the United States, short time later it climbed to no.3 in United Kingdom, no.2 in the Netherlands and Belgium and no.8 in Germany. On the year-end list 1959 "Lonely Boy" ranked at the runner-up slot behind Bobby Darin's "Mack The Knife".

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