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Jan 21, 2016 at 09:31 PM


No.Song-Artist-Peak Month
 2-QUICKSILVER-BING CROSBY & ANDREWS SISTERS-October                                  1574
 3-FOREVER AND EVER-PERRY COMO;RUSS MORGAN-March                                      1506
 4-MY FOOLISH HEART-GORDON JENKINS-August                                             1312 
 5-I TOLD THEM ALL ABOUT YOU-DONALD PEERS-June                                        1268
 6-HOLLYWOOD SQUARE DANCE-SAMMY KAYE & LAURA LESLIE-November                          1196
 7-YOU'RE BREAKING MY HEART-VIC DAMONE;Buddy Clark-May                                1136
 8-MONA LISA-Nat "King" Cole;Dennis Day-November                                      1118
 9-LAVENDER BLUE (DILLY DILLY)-Burl Ives;Dinah Shore-January                          1086
10-GOODNIGHT IRENE-Gordon Jenkins & The Weavers-December                              1036 
11-Chattanooga Shoe Shine Boy-Bing Crosby;Phil Harris-October                          994
12-"A" You're Adorable-Perry Como & Fontane Sisters-February                           970
13-Everywhere You Go-Bing Crosby & Evelyn Knight-January                               896
14-Music! Music! Music!-Teresa Brewer;Donald Peers-July                                886
15-Play A Simple Melody-Bing & Gary Crosby-December                                    846
16-Bamboo-Vaughn Monroe-September                                                      844
17-The Old Piano Rolls Blues-Eddie Cantor & Lisa Kirk;Les Welch-November               836
18-The River Seine-Doris Day;Guy Lombardo-December                                     814
19-I Don't See Me In Your Eyes Anymore-Gordon Jenkins;Perry Como-March                 802
20-Dearie-Guy Lombardo;Donald Peers-October                                            782 
21-Slipping Around-Jimmy Wakely & Margaret Whiting;Floyd Tillman-July                  770
22-I've Got A Lovely Bunch Of Coconuts-Freddy Martin;Sammy Kaye-May                    708
23-The Four Winds And The Seven Seas-Bing Crosby;Sammy Kaye-April                      708 
24-Hop Scotch Polka-Guy Lombardo;Art Mooney-May                                        700
25-Dear Hearts And Gentle People-Bing Crosby;Joe Loss-July                             698 
26-We'll Build A Bungalow-Larry Green;Bobby Limb Band-November                         680
27-Red Roses For A Blue Lady-Vaughn Monroe;Guy Lombardo-February                       668
28-If I Knew You Were Comin' I'd've Baked A Cake-Donald Peers-August                   636
29-Hoop De Do-Perry Como & Fontane Sisters;Russ Morgan-October                         598
30-A Dreamer's Holiday-Perry Como;Buddy Clark-July                                     588 
31-Put Your Shoes On Lucy-Russ Morgan-May                                              584
32-That Lucky Old Sun-Frankie Laine;Vaughn Monroe-May                                  584
33-Room Full Of Roses-Sammy Kaye-January                                               570
34-The Cry Of The Wild Goose-Frankie Laine;Art Mooney-December                         552
35-Twenty Four Hours Of Sunshine-Donald Peers;Eddy Duchin-June                         550
36-Mule Train-Frankie Laine;Vaughn Monroe-May                                          510
37-A Strawberry Moon (In A Blueberry Sky)-Joy Nichols & Benny Lee-March                394
38-The Wedding Of Lili Marlene-Joe Loss & Howard Jones-February                        376  
39-Underneath The Linden Tree-Andrews Sisters;Lou Preager-February                     366
40-The Echo Told Me A Lie-Primo Scala & His Banjo & Accordeon Band-April               334
41-Love Is A Beautiful Thing-Frankie Carle & Sunrise Serenaders-March                  332 
42-The Old Master Painter-Dick Haymes;Phil Harris-October                              314
43-Lover's Gold-Dinah Shore;Les Welch & Larry Stellar-May                              298
44-Go To Sleep,Go To Sleep-Arthur Godfrey & Mary Martin-August                         296
45-Five Foot Two,Eyes Of Blue-Guy Lombardo-May                                         296
46-Thank You-Danny Kaye-January                                                        276
47-Wedding Samba-Roberto Inglez;Carmen Miranda & Andrews Sisters-July                  266
48-The Last Mile Home-Bing Crosby;Sammy Kaye-April                                     224
49-Enjoy Yourself (It's Later Than You Think)-Donald Peers-September                   200
50-The French Can-Can Polka-Ethel Smith-December                                       196
51-Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo (The Magic Song)-Bing Crosby;Irene Woods-September              152
52-Wilhelmina-Danny Kaye;Freddy Martin-September                                       130
53-There's Yes!Yes!In Your Eyes-Tony Pastor & His Orchestra-May                        118  
54-Oh,You Sweet One-Donald Peers;Andrews Sisters-October                               110
55-I'll Never Slip Around Again-Margaret Whiting & Jimmy Wakely;Doris Day-November     106
56-I Said My Pajamas And Put My Prayers On-Tony Martin & Fred Warren-August             82
57-A Rosewood Spinet-Sammy Kaye & Don Cornell;Dinah Shore-February                      82
58-Rolling 'Round The World-Donald Peers-May                                            72
59-The Goanna Song-The Four Guardsmen-January                                           72
60-Streets Of Laredo-Ray Noble & Ken Carson;Dennis Day-January                          72
61-Need You-Bob Crosby-January                                                          72
62-A Dream Is A Wish Your Heart Makes-Perry Como;Irene Woods-October                    34
63-God's Country-Al Jolson;Phil Harris-September                                        34
64-She Wore A Yellow Ribbon-Ralph Flanagan;Andrews Sisters-July                         34
65-Maybe It's Because-Bob Crosby & Marion Morgan;Claude Thornhill-June                  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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