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 May 9, 1959
compiled and provided by

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1 / 6
week 3
(Now And Then There's) A Fool Such As I - Elvis Presley
RCA - 2 weeks at No.1
2 / 1
week 6
Come Softly To Me - Fleetwoods
Dolphin
3 / 4
week 3
I Need Your Love Tonight - Elvis Presley
RCA
4 / 2
week 9
Venus - Frankie Avalon
Chancellor
new.JPG (991 bytes) The Happy Organ - Dave 'Baby' Cortez
Clock
5 / 3
week 11
Petite Fleur - Chris Barber's Jazz Band
Pye-Nixa / Metronome / Laurie
7 / 5
week 5
Pink Shoe Laces - Dodie Stevens
Crystalette
new.JPG (991 bytes) Sorry (I Ran All The Way Home) - Impalas
Cub
6 / 9
week 5
It Doesn't Matter Anymore - Buddy Holly
Coral
8 / -
week 2
Guitar Boogie Shuffle - The Virtues
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"(Now And Then There's) A Fool Such As I" was published in 1952. Recorded as a single by Hank Snow it peaked at no.4 on the US country charts early in 1953. Elvis Presley recorded this song on June 10, 1958 at RCA's Studio B, Nashville, while Presley was on leave from the Army. The song was initially released as B-side to "I Need Your Love Tonight", but was an even bigger hit, reaching no.1 in United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, and no.2 in the United States.

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