Top 40 Songs of the 50s



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1951 top hits

1. Too Young, Nat King Cole

2. Because Of You, Tony Bennett

3. How High The Moon, Les Paul & Mary Ford

4. Come On-A My House, Rosemary Clooney

5. Be My Love, Mario Lanza

6. On Top Of Old Smoky, Weavers

7. Cold, Cold Heart, Tony Bennett

8. If, Perry Como

9. Loveliest Night Of The Year, Mario Lanza

10. Tennessee Waltz, Patti Page

11. Jezebel, Frankie Laine

12. I Get Ideas, Tony Martin

13. Mockin' Bird Hill, Les Paul & Mary Ford

14. Mockin' Bird Hill, Patti Page

15. My Heart Cries For You, Guy Mitchell & Mitch Miller

16. Sin, Eddy Howard

17. Sound Off, Vaughn Monroe

18. Sweet Violets, Dinah Shore

19. The World Is Waiting For The Sunrise, Les Paul & Mary Ford

20. My Truly, Truly Fair, Guy Mitchell & Mitch Miller

21. Sin, Four Aces & Al Alberta

22. Aba Daba Honeymoon, Debbie Reynolds & Carleton Carpenter

23. Rose, Rose I Love You, Frankie Laine

24. Down Yonder, Del Wood

25. I Apologize, Billy Eckstine

26. Would I Love You, Patti Page

27. You're Just In Love, Perry Como

28. Undecided, Ames Brothers & Les Brown

29. The Thing, Phil Harris

30. Because Of You, Les Baxter

 

1952 Top Hits

1. Blue Tango, Leroy Anderson

2. Wheel Of Fortune, Kay Starr

3. Cry, Johnnie Ray

4. You Belong To Me, Jo Stafford

5. Auf Wiederseh'n, Sweetheart, Vera Lynn

6. Half As Much, Rosemary Clooney

7. Wish You Were Here, Eddie Fisher & Hugo Winterhalter

8. I Went To Your Wedding, Patti Page

9. Here In My Heart, Al Martino

10. Delicado, Percy Faith

11. Kiss Of Fire, Georgia Gibbs

12. Any Time, Eddie Fisher & Hugo Winterhalter

13. Tell Me Why, Four Aces

14. Blacksmith Blues, Ella Mae Morse

15. Jambalaya, Jo Stafford

16. Botch-a-me, Rosemary Clooney

17. A Guy Is A Guy, Doris Day

18. The Little White Cloud That Cried, Johnnie Ray

19. High Noon, Frankie Laine

20. I'm Yours, Eddie Fisher & Hugo Winterhalter

21. Glow Worm, Mills Brothers

22. It's In The Book, Johnny Standley

23. Slow Poke, Pee Wee King

24. Walkin' My Baby Back Home, Johnnie Ray

25. Meet Mr. Callaghan, Les Paul

26. I'm Yours, Don Cornell

27. I'll Walk Alone, Don Cornell

28. Tell Me Why, Eddie Fisher & Hugo Winterhalter

29. Trying, Hilltoppers

30. Please, Mr. Sun, Johnnie Ray

 

1953 Top Hits

1. Song From Moulin Rouge, Percy Faith

2. Vaya Con Dios, Les Paul and Mary Ford

3. Doggie In The Window, Patti Page

4. I'm Walking Behind You, Eddie Fisher

5. You, You, You, Ames Brothers

6. Till I Waltz Again With You, Teresa Brewer

7. April In Portugal, Les Baxter

8. No Other Love, Perry Como

9. Don't Let The Stars Get In Your Eyes, Perry Como

10. I Believe, Frankie Laine

11. Oh, Pee Wee Hunt

12. Ebb Tide, Frank Chacksfield

13. Pretend, Nat King Cole

14. Ruby, Richard Hayman

15. St. George And The Dragonet, Stan Freberg

16. P.S.: I Love You, Hilltoppers

17. Tell Me You're Mine, Gaylords

18. Eh Cumpari, Julius La Rosa

19. Rags To Riches, Tony Bennett

20. Anna, Silvano Mangano

21. Say You're Mine Again, Perry Como

22. Dragnet, Ray Anthony

23. Tell Me A Story, Frankie Laine and Jimmy Boyd

24. Crying In The Chapel, June Valli

25. Why Don't You Believe Me, Joni James

26. Your Cheating Heart, Joni James

27. Limelight (Terry's Theme), Frank Chacksfield

28. With These Hands, Eddie Fisher

29. C'est Si Bon, Eartha Kitt

30. Have You Heard?, Joni James

 

1954 Top Hits

1. Little Things Mean A Lot, Kitty Kallen

2. Wanted, Perry Como

3. Hey There, Rosemary Clooney

4. Sh-Boom, Crew Cuts

5. Make Love To Me, Jo Stafford

6. Oh! My Pa-pa, Eddie Fisher

7. I Get So Lonely, Four Knights

8. Three Coins In The Fountain, Four Aces

9. Secret Love, Doris Day

10. Hernando's Hideaway, Archie Bleyer

11. Young At Heart, Frank Sinatra

12. This Ole House, Rosemary Clooney

13. I Need You Now, Eddie Fisher

14. Cross Over The Bridge, Patti Page

15. The Little Shoemaker, Gaylords

16. That's Amore, Dean Martin

17. The Happy Wanderer, Frank Weir

18. Answer Me My Love, Nat King Cole

19. Stranger In Paradise, Tony Bennett

20. If I Give My Heart To You, Doris Day

21. If You Love Me (Really Love Me), Kay Starr

22. Skokiaan, Ralph Marterie

23. Hold My Hand, Don Cornell

24. Changing Partners, Patti Page

25. Papa Loves Mambo, Perry Como

26. Shake, Rattle And Roll, Bill Haley & His Comets

27. Rags To Riches, Tony Bennett

28. In The Chapel In The Moonlight, Kitty Kallen

29. Stranger In Paradise, Four Aces

30. Here, Tony Martin

 

 1955 Top Hits

1

The Cherry Pink And Apple Blossom White

Perez Prado & Orch.

2

Sincerely

McGuire Sisters

3

Rock Around The Clock

Bill Haley & Comets

4

Sixteen Tons

Ernie Ford

5

Love Is A Many Splendored Thing

Four Aces

6

The Yellow Rose Of Texas

Mitch Miller Chorus

7

The Ballad Of Davy Crockett

Bill Hayes

8

Autumn Leaves

Roger Williams

9

Let Me Go Lover

Joan Weber

10

Dance With Me Henry

Georgia Gibbs

11

Hearts Of Stone

Fontane Sisters

12

Unchained Melody

Les Baxter Chorus

13

Learnin' The Blues

Frank Sinatra

14

Ain't That A Shame

Pat Boone

15

The Crazy Otto

Johnny Maddox

16

Moments To Remember

Four Lads

17

I Hear You Knocking

Gale Storm

18

Ko Ko Mo

Perry Como

19

Teach Me Tonight

DeCastro Sisters

20

Melody Of Love

Billy Vaughn Orch.

21

A Blossom Fell

Nat King Cole

22

Tweedle Dee

Georgia Gibbs

23

How Important Can It Be

Joni James

24

The Shifting, Whispering Sands

Rusty Draper

25

Unchained Melody

Al Hibbler

26

Melody Of Love

Four Aces

27

The Yellow Rose Of Texas

Johnny Desmond

28

Seventeen

Fontane Sisters

29

That's All I Want From You

Jaye P. Morgan

30

Earth Angel

Crew-Cuts

31

Hard To Get

Gisele MacKenzie

32

He

Al Hibbler

33

Balled Of Davy Crockett

Ernie Ford

34

The Shifting Whispering Sands

Billy Vaughn Orch.

35

Only You

Platters

36

Love And Marriage

Frank Sinatra

37

Mister Sandman

Four Aces

38

Balled Of Davy Crockett

Fess Parker

39

Tina Marie

Perry Como

40

Something's Gotta Give

McGuire Sisters

 

1956 Top Hits

1

Don't Be Cruel

Elvis Presley

2

Hound Dog

Elvis Presley

3

Singing The Blues

Guy Mitchell

4

The Wayward Wind

Gogi Grant

5

Heartbreak Hotel

Elvis Presley

6

Rock And Roll Waltz

Kay Starr

7

The Poor People Of Paris

Les Baxter & Orch.

8

Memories Are Made Of This

Dean Martin

9

Love Me Tender

Elvis Presley

10

My Prayer

Platters

11

Lisbon Antigua

Nelson Riddle & Orch.

12

I Almost Lost My Mind

Pat Boone

13

The Green Door

Jim Lowe

14

Moonglow And Theme From "Picnic"

Morris Stoloff & Orch.

15

The Great Pretender

Platters

16

Hot Diggity

Perry Como

17

I Want You, I Need You, I Love You

Elvis Presley

18

No, Not Much!

Four Lads

19

Blue Suede Shoes

Carl Perkins

20

Honky Tonk

Bill Doggett

21

Whatever Will Be, Will Be

Doris Day

22

Canadian Sunset

Hugo Winterhalter & Eddie Heywood

23

Allegheny Moon

Patti Page

24

Just Walking In The Rain

Johnnie Ray

25

Ivory Tower

Cathy Carr

26

Standing On The Corner

Four Lads

27

I'm In Love Again

Fats Domino

28

True Love

Bing Crosby & Grace Kelly

29

The Flying Saucer

Buchanan & Goodman

30

On The Street Where You Live

Vic Damone

31

The Magic Touch

Platters

32

Band Of Gold

Don Cherry

33

I'll Be Home

Pat Boone

34

Tonight You Belong To Me

Patience & Prudence

35

Moonglow And Theme From "Picnic"

George Cates

36

More

Perry Como

37

A Tear Fell

Teresa Brewer

38

Born To Be With You

Chordettes

39

Friendly Persuasion

Pat Boone

40

Memories Are Made Of This

Gale Storm

 

1957 Top Hits

1

All Shook Up

Elvis Presley

2

Love Letters In The Sand

Pat Boone

3

Jailhouse Rock

Elvis Presley

4

Teddy Bear

Elvis Presley

5

April Love

Pat Boone

6

Young Love

Tab Hunter

7

Tammy

Debbie Reynolds

8

Honeycomb

Jimmie Rodgers

9

Wake Up Little Susie

Everly Brothers

10

You Send Me

Sam Cooke

11

Butterfly

Andy Williams

12

Too Much

Elvis Presley

13

Round And Round

Perry Como

14

Butterfly

Charlie Gracie

15

Chances Are

Johnny Mathis

16

Don't Forbid Me

Pat Boone

17

Young Love

Sonny James

18

Diana

Paul Anka

19

Party Doll

Buddy Knox

20

That'll Be The Day

Crickets

21

Little Darin'

Diamonds

22

So Rare

Jimmy Dorsey

23

Bye Bye Love

Everly Brothers

24

Blueberry Hill

Fats Domino

25

Love Me

Elvis Presley

26

Teen-Age Crush

Tommy Sands

27

A White Sport Coat

Marty Robbins

28

Raunchy

Bill Justis Orch.

29

A Teenager's Romance

Ricky Nelson

30

I'm Gonna Sit Right Down And Write Myself A Letter

Billy Williams

31

Kisses Sweeter Than Wine

Jimmie Rodgers

32

Peggy Sue

Buddy Holly

33

School Day

Chuck Berry

34

Whole Lot Of Shakin' Going On

Jerry Lee Lewis

35

Silhouettes

Rays

36

Searchin'

Coasters

37

Old Cape Cod

Patti Page

38

Moonlight Gambler

Frankie Laine

39

Hey! Jealous Lover

Frank Sinatra

40

Marianne

Hilltoppers

 

1958 Top hits

1

At The Hop

Danny & Juniors

2

It's All In The Game

Tommy Edwards

3

The Purple People Eater

Sheb Wooley

4

All I Have To Do Is Dream

Everly Brothers

5

Tequila

Champs

6

Don't

Elvis Presley

7

Nel Blu Dipinto Di Blu (Volare)

Domenico Modugno

8

Sugartime

McGuire Sisters

9

He's Got The Whole World

Laurie London

10

The Chipmunk Song

Chipmunks & David Seville

11

Witch Doctor

David Seville

12

To Know Him, Is To Love Him

Teddy Bears

13

Poor Little Fool

Ricky Nelson

14

It's Only Make Believe

Conway Twitty

15

Get A Job

Silhouettes

16

Hard Headed Woman

Elvis Presley

17

Patricia

Perez Prado & Orch.

18

Tom Dooley

Kingston Trio

19

Catch A Falling Star

Perry Como

20

Twilight Time

Platters

21

Little Star

Elegants

22

Bird Dog

Everly Brothers

23

Yakety Yak

Coasters

24

Great Balls Of Fire

Jerry Lee Lewis

25

26 Miles

Four Preps

26

Stood Up

Ricky Nelson

27

Sweet Little Sixteen

Chuck Berry

28

Rock-in Robin

Bobby Day

29

Lollipop

Chordettes

30

All The Way

Frank Sinatra

31

Wear My Ring Around Your Neck

Elvis Presley

32

Problems

Everly Brothers

33

Secretly

Jimmie Rodgers

34

Topsy II

Cozy Cole

35

Big Man

Four Preps

36

Short Shorts

Royal Teens

37

My True Love

Jack Scott

38

Splish Splash

Bobby Darin

39

Are You Sincere

Andy Williams

40

A Wonderful Time Up There

Pat Boone

 

1959 Top Hits

1

Mack The Knife

Bobby Darin

2

The Battle Of New Orleans

Johnny Horton

3

Venus

Frankie Avalon

4

Stagger Lee

Lloyd Price

5

The Three Bells

Browns

6

Lonely Boy

Paul Anka

7

Come Softly To Me

Fleetwoods

8

Smoke Gets In Your Eyes

Platters

9

Heartaches By The Number

Guy Michell

10

Sleep Walk

Santo & Johnny

11

Kansas City

Wilbert Harrison

12

A Big Hunk O' Love

Elvis Presley

13

Mr Blue

Fleetwoods

14

Why

Frankie Avalon

15

The Happy Organ

Dave Cortez

16

Put Your Head On My Shoulder

Paul Anka

17

Personality

Lloyd Price

18

Charlie Brown

Coasters

19

Donna

Ritchie Valens

20

16 Candles

Crests

21

My Happiness

Connie Francis

22

Sorry

Impalas

23

Sea Of Love

Phil Phillips & Twilights

24

Dream Lover

Bobby Darin

25

Don't You Know

Della Reese

26

There Goes My Baby

Drifters

27

The All American Boy

Bill Parsons

28

A Fool Such As I

Elvis Presley

29

My Heart Is An Open Book

Carl Dobkins, Jr

30

Pink Shoe Laces

Dodie Stevens

31

The Big Hurt

Miss Toni Fisher

32

I'm Gonna Get Married

Lloyd Price

33

Tiger

Fabian

34

Alvin's Harmonica

Chipmunks

35

It's Just A Matter Of Time

Brook Benton

36

Lavender-Blue

Sammy Turner

37

I Kissed You

Everly Brothers

38

Waterloo

Stonewall Jackson

39

Teen Beat

Sandy Nelson

40

Quiet Village

Martin Denny Orch.

 

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