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Feb 20, 2015 at 06:01 PM


 No.Song-Artist-Peak Month
 1-AROUND THE WORLD-BING CROSBY-NOVEMBER                                                1460
 2-LOVE LETTERS IN THE SAND-PAT BOONE-October                                           1150
 3-JUST WALKING IN THE RAIN-JOHNNIE RAY-January                                         1112 
 4-TRUE LOVE-BING CROSBY & GRACE KELLY-January                                          1058  
 5-TAMMY-DEBBIE REYNOLDS/AMES BROTHERS-November                                          920 
 6-AROUND THE WORLD-VICTOR YOUNG-November                                                918
 7-ROUND AND ROUND-PERRY COMO/FOUR LADS-July                                             902 
 8-HEY THERE-Rosemary Clooney-February                             (1954)                886
 9-IT'S NOT FOR ME TO SAY-Johnny Mathis-November                                         872
10-YOUNG LOVE-Tab Hunter/Sonny James-May                                                 862
11-Singing The Blues-Guy Mitchell-March                                                  850
12-You Don?t Know Me-Jerry Vale-February                                                 796
13-Wonderful,Wonderful-Johnny Mathis-September                                           776
14-Cindy,Oh! Cindy-Eddie Fisher-April                                                    762
15-My Prayer-Platters-January                                                            762
16-Jamaica Farewell-Harry Belafonte-March                                                744
17-That?ll Be The Day-Buddy Holly & The Crickets-December                                720
18-Canadian Sunset-Hugo Winterhalter & Eddie Heywood/Andy Williams-January               720
19-The Green Door-Jim Lowe & The High-Fives-June                                         718
20-In The Middle Of An Island-Tony Bennett-December                                      706
21-Butterfly-Andy Williams/Charlie Grace-July                                            706 
22-A White Sport Coat-Marty Robbins-August                                               674
23-Marianne-Terry Gilkyson & The Easy Riders-June                                        674
24-Friendly Persuasion-Pat Boone-June                                                    668
25-Banana Boat Song (Day-O)-The Tarriers-May                                             602
26-Banana Boat (Day-O)-Harry Belafonte-May                                               586
27-Garden Of Eden-Joe Valino-July                                                        582
28-Whole Lotta Shakin? Goin? On-Jerry Lee Lewis-December                                 566
29-Ninety Nine Ways-Tab Hunter-August                                                    560
30-Yes Tonight Josephine-Johnnie Ray-September                                           552 
31-Little Darlin?-Diamonds-August                                                        548
32-Around The World-Nat King Cole-December                                               542
33-Don?t Forbid Me-Pat Boone-May                                                         542
34-Hernando?s Hideaway-Johnnie Ray-February                                              536
35-An Affair To Remember-Vic Damone-December                                             532
36 Tonight You Belong To Me Patience & Prudence-February                                 488
37-Build Your Love (On A Strong Foundation)-Johnnie Ray-October                          482
38-I?m Gonna Sit Right Down And Write Myself A Letter-Billy Williams-October             472
39-Lay Down Your Arms-Anne Shelton-March                                                 462
40 Hey Jealous Lover Frank Sinatra-March                                                 462
41-(Let Me Be Your)Teddy Bear-Elvis Presley-November                                     456
42-I Dreamed-Betty Johnson-June                                                          428
43-Island In The Sun-Harry Belafonte-November                                            412
44-Can?t Wait For Summer-Steve Lawrence-November                                         410
45-All Shook Up-Elvis Presley-August                                                     410
46-Moonlight Gambler-Frankie Laine-February                                              410
47-Party Doll-Steve Lawrence/Buddy Knox-July                                             408
48-Love Me Tender-Elvis Presley-March                                                    408
49-Petticoats Of Portugal-Dick Jacobs & His Orchestra-March                              356
50-So Rare-Jimmy Dorsey-October                                                          354
51-I?m Walkin?-Fats Domino-July                                                          348
52-Blueberry Hill-Fats Domino-February                                                   346
53-Freight Train-Rusty Draper/Nancy Whiskey-September                                    336 
54-You Don?t Owe Me A Thing-Johnnie Ray-May                                              326
54-School Day-Chuck Berry-August                                                         258 
56-Blue Monday-Fats Domino-May                                                           230
57 Theme From "East Of Eden" Dick Jacobs-January                                         228
58-Love Is A Golden Ring-Frankie Laine/Ernie Sigley-August                               216
59-Wind In The Willows-Jo Stafford-August                                                188
60-I?m Stickin? With You-Jimmy Bowen & The Rhythm Orchids-August                         172
61-Mr.Wonderful-Peggy Lee-October                                                        148 
62-Mi Casa,Su Casa (My House Is Your House)-Perry Como-August                            142 
63-Rock A Billy-Guy Mitchell-September                                                   118 
64-Dark Moon-Gale Storm-October                                                          112 
65-Lotta Lovin?-Gene Vincent & His Blue Caps-November                                    110
66-Four Walls-Jim Reeves-July                                                            108
67 Don't Be Cruel Elvis Presley-February                                                 108
68-Start Movin?-Sal Mineo-September                                                       76
69-Anastasia-Pat Boone-April                                                              76
70-The Girl With Golden Braids-Perry Como-September                                       72
71-Empty Arms-Teresa Brewer-June                                                          68
72-Bye Bye Love-Everly Brothers-November                                                  68
73-Cinco Robles-Russell Arms-May                                                          68
74-Knee Deep In The Blues-Guy Mitchell-May                                                36
75-Old Cape Cod-Patti Page-October                                                        34
76-Too Much-Elvis Presley-May                                                             34
* The data used in compilation of this list are the charts found in The 
Australian Top 20 Book (1940-2006) by David Kent.

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