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THE UNITED KINGDOM'S (NATIONAL MUSIC EXPRESS) TOP 100 SINGLES FOR 1956 (ZOBBEL.DE WEBSITE) PDF Print E-mail
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Mar 14, 2010 at 06:45 PM

THE UNITED KINGDOM'S (NATIONAL MUSIC EXPRESS) TOP 100 SINGLES FOR 1956 (ZOBBEL.DE WEBSITE) 


Secret Love / Whatever Will Be, Will Be

No. Pts.Wks.(HP) Artist: Title (Label)
  1 959 22  (1) Doris Day: WHATEVER WILL BE WILL BE (QUE SERA, SERA) (Philips)
  2 912 22  (1) Pat Boone: I'LL BE HOME (London)
  3 797 18  (1) Frankie Laine: A WOMAN IN LOVE (Philips)
  4 790 18  (1) The Dream Weavers: IT'S ALMOST TOMORROW (Brunswick)
  5 755 13  (1) Johnnie Ray: JUST WALKING IN THE RAIN (Philips)
  6 721 20  (1) Kay Starr: ROCK AND ROLL WALTZ (HMV)
  7 701 16  (1) Winifred Atwell: POOR PEOPLE OF PARIS (Decca)
  8 682 22  (2) Elvis Presley: HEARTBREAK HOTEL (HMV)
  9 681 16  (1) Frankie Lymon/Teenagers:WHY DO FOOLS FALL IN LOVE(Columbia)
 10 673 14  (1) Ronnie Hilton: NO OTHER LOVE (HMV)
 11 638 23  (3) The Hilltoppers: ONLY YOU (AND YOU ALONE) (London)
 12 631 14  (1) Anne Shelton: LAY DOWN YOUR ARMS (Philips)
 13 623 16  (1) Dean Martin: MEMORIES ARE MADE OF THIS (Capitol)
 14 599 16  (2) Elvis Presley: HOUND DOG (HMV)
 15 569 17  (2) Lou Busch Orchestra: ZAMBESI (Capitol)
 16 534 19  (3) Bill Haley & his Comets: ROCKIN' THROUGH THE RYE (Brunswick)
 17 528 17  (2) Lonnie Donegan Skiffle Group: LOST JOHN (Pye Nixa)
 18 527 24  (3) David Whitfield: MY SEPTEMBER LOVE (Decca)
 19 527 24  (5) Bill Haley & his Comets: THE SAINTS ROCK'N'ROLL (Brunswick)
 20 517 10  (1) 'Tennessee' Ernie Ford:SIXTEEN TONS/YOU DON'T ...A BABY TO CRY 
 21 480 15  (2) Tony Martin: WALK HAND IN HAND (HMV)
 22 475 24  (4) Mel Torm?: MOUNTAIN GREENERY (Vogue-Coral)
 23 435 18  (1) Bill Haley & his Comets:(WE'RE GONNA) ROCK AROUND THE CLOCK 
 24 426 15  (3) Teresa Brewer: SWEET OLD-FASHIONED GIRL (Vogue-Coral)
 25 424 15  (2) Teresa Brewer: A TEAR FELL (Vogue-Coral)
 26 413 21  (7) Bill Haley & his Comets: SEE YOU LATER, ALLIGATOR (Brunswick)
 27 385  9  (2) Frankie Vaughan: THE GREEN DOOR (Philips)
 28 378 21  (8) Lonnie Donegan Skiffle Group: ROCK ISLAND LINE (Decca)
 29 372 15  (5) Dave King: MEMORIES ARE MADE OF THIS (Decca)
 30 347 13  (4) Perry Como: HOT DIGGITY (DOG ZIGGITY BOOM) (HMV)
 31 336 15  (4) Jimmy Young: MORE (Decca)
 32 328  8  (2) Bill Hayes: THE BALLAD OF DAVY CROCKET (London)
 33 307  9  (2) Frank Sinatra: (LOVE IS) THE TENDER TRAP (Capitol)
 34 299 15  (6) Mitchell Torok: WHEN MEXICO GAVE UP THE RHUMBA (Brunswick)
 35 296 10  (4) The Platters: MY PRAYER (Mercury)
 36 291 13  (5) The Platters:THE GREAT PRETENDER/ONLY YOU(AND YOU ALONE) 
 37 282  9  (3) Malcolm Vaughan: ST. THERESE OF THE ROSES (HMV)
 38 270  9  (2) v.a.: ALL STAR HIT PARADE (Decca)
 39 267 14  (8) Tex Ritter: THE WAYWARD WIND (Capitol)
 40 259  9  (4) Bill Haley & his Comets: RIP IT UP (Brunswick)
 41 251 10  (3) The Goons:THE YING TONG SONG/BLOODNOK'S ROCK'N'ROLL CALL(Decca)
 42 247 10  (4) Freddie Bell & the Bellboys: GIDDY-UP-A-DING-DONG (Mercury)
 43 243  8  (3) Frank Sinatra: LOVE AND MARRIAGE (Capitol)
 44 242 11  (6) Don Cherry: BAND OF GOLD (Philips)
 45 237 13  (9) Jimmy Parkinson: THE GREAT PRETENDER (Columbia)
 46 236 12  (7) Lonnie Donegan:BRING A LITTLE WATER SYLVIE/ DEAD OR ALIVE 
 47 235 14  (8) Nat 'King' Cole: TOO YOUNG TO GO STEADY (Capitol)
 48 232 15  (8) Slim Whitman: SERENADE (London)
 49 228 10  (4) The Goons:I'M WALKING BACKWARDS FOR CHRISTMAS/BLUEBOTTLE BLUES 
 50 225  5  (1) Guy Mitchell: SINGING THE BLUES (Philips)
 51 225 12  (6) Ronnie Hilton: WHO ARE WE (HMV)
 52 224 11  (7) Winifred Atwell: MAKE IT A PARTY MEDLEY (Decca)
 53 221 12  (7) Johnny Dankworth Orchestra:EXPERIMENTS WITH MICE(Parlophone)
 54 217 15 (11) Nat 'King' Cole: LOVE ME AS THOUGH THERE WERE NO TOMORROW 
 55 198  7  (4) Bill Haley & his Comets: ROCK-A-BEATIN' BOOGIE (Brunswick)
 56 198 11  (7) Morris Stoloff:MOONGLOW:THEME FROM'PICNIC'(Brunswick) 
 57 196 11  (8) Louis Armstrong:THEME FROM'THREEPENNY OPERA'(MACK THE KNIFE) 
 58 194 10  (9) The Dick Hyman Trio: THEME FROM 'THE THREEPENNY OPERA' (MGM)
 59 193 11  (9) Gogi Grant: THE WAYWARD WIND (London)
 60 191 12 (10) Perry Como: MORE (HMV)
 61 189  7  (3) 'Tennessee' Ernie Ford: THE BALLAD OF DAVY CROCKETT (Capitol)
 62 188  7  (5) Eddie Fisher: CINDY, OH CINDY (HMV)
 63 188 14 (12) Fats Domino: I'M IN LOVE AGAIN (London)
 64 186 11  (9) Eve Boswell: PICKIN' A-CHICKEN (Parlophone)
 65 180 10 (10) Edmund Hockridge: YOUNG AND FOOLISH (Pye Nixa] Nixa)
 66 179  9  (8) Don Robertson: THE HAPPY WHISTLER (Capitol)
 67 177 10  (9) Billy May:MAIN TITLE THEME(FROM 'THE MAN WITH THE GOLDEN ARM') 
 68 176 10  (9) Elvis Presley: BLUE SUEDE SHOES (HMV)
 69 174  9 (10) Nat 'King' Cole: DREAMS CAN TELL A LIE (Capitol)
 70 170  7  (5) Bing Crosby & Grace Kelly: TRUE LOVE (Capitol)
 71 168  9  (8) The Chordettes: BORN TO BE WITH YOU (London)
 72 160  5  (3) Al Alberts & Four Aces:LOVE IS A MANY SPLENDOURED THING 
 73 154  8  (9) Elvis Presley: BLUE MOON (HMV)
 74 152  9 (11) Dave King: YOU CAN'T BE TRUE TO TWO (Decca)
 75 148  9 (14) Dick James:ROBIN HOOD/THE BALLAD OF DAVY CROCKETT(Parlophone)
 76 148 10 (14) Elvis Presley: I WANT YOU, I NEED YOU, I LOVE YOU (HMV)
 77 141 11 (17) Vera Lynn: A HOUSE WITH LOVE IN IT (Decca)
 78 140  8 (10) Carl Perkins: BLUE SUEDE SHOES (London)
 79 139  9  (8) Jim Lowe & The High Fives: THE GREEN DOOR (London)
 80 139  9 (13) Ronnie Hilton: TWO DIFFERENT WORLDS (HMV)
 81 133  8 (13) Alma Cogan: WILLIE CAN (HMV)
 82 128  8 (12) Frank Sinatra: SONGS FOR SWINGIN' LOVERS [LP] (Capitol)
 83 126  8 (13) Ronnie Carroll: WALK HAND IN HAND (Philips)
 84 118  9 (18) Melachrino Orchestra: AUTUMN CONCERTO (HMV)
 85 117  6  (9) Jimmy Young: CHAIN GANG (Decca)
 86 114  8 (13) Bill Haley & his Comets: RAZZLE DAZZLE (Brunswick)
 87 113  7 (12) Billy Vaughn:THEME FROM 'THE THREEPENNY OPERA'[MACK THE KNIFE] 
 88 113  7 (13) Eddie Calvert: ZAMBESI (Columbia)
 89 112  7 (14) Pat Boone: I ALMOST LOST MY MIND (London)
 90 111  8 (14) Michael Holliday:HOT DIGGITY/GAL WITH THE YALLER SHOES 
 91 111  9 (18) Ted Heath & his Music: THE FAITHFUL HUSSAR (Decca)
 92 109  6 (10) Gary Miller: ROBIN HOOD (Pye Nixa)
 93 101  7 (14) Winifred Atwell: LEFT BANK (C'EST A HAMBOURG) (Decca)
 94  94  7 (17) Johnnie Ray: AIN'T MISBEHAVIN' (Philips)
 95  93  5 (11) Elvis Presley: LOVE ME TENDER (HMV)
 96  90  5  (8) Dickie Valentine: CHRISTMAS ISLAND (Decca)
 97  86  7 (18) Pat Boone: LONG TALL SALLY (London)
 98  85  6 (18) Winifred Atwell & Frank Chacksfield: PORT-AU-PRINCE (Decca)
 99  83  4 (11) David Whitfield: WHEN YOU LOSE THE ONE YOU LOVE (Decca)
100  82  7 (18) Max Bygraves: OUT OF TOWN (HMV)
 
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