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BILLBOARD MAGAZINE'S (USA) WEEKLY SINGLE CHARTS FOR 1952

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:January 5,1952
"Best Selling Popular Retail Records"
TW LW Wks. Peak Song-Artist
 1  1   7     1 CRY-Johnnie Ray & The Four Lads
 2  4   8     2 The Little White Cloud That Cried-Johnnie Ray & The Four Lads
 3  3   8     3 Slow Poke-Pee Wee King & Redd Stewart
 4  5  16     1 (It's No) Sin-Eddy Howard
 5  9   5     5 Tell Me Why-Four Aces
 6  2   7     2 Shrimp Boats-Jo Stafford
 7 14   5     7 Any Time-Eddie Fisher
 8  7  10     3 Jealousy (Jalousie)-Frankie Laine
 9  6  23     1 Cold Cold Heart-Tony Bennett
10 13  15     6 Undecided-Ames Brothers & Les Brown
11  -   1    11 Tell Me Why-Eddie Fisher
12  8  20     6 Down Yonder-Del Wood
13 11  29     1 Because Of You-Tony Bennett
14 12  18     4 (It's No) Sin-Four Aces
15 10   7    10 Charmaine-Mantovani
Annunzio's long recording career began in 1928
16 20   2    16 Slow Poke-Helen O'Connell
17  -   2    17 Mother At Your Feet Is Kneeling-Bobby Wayne
18  -   2    17 Dance Me Loose-Arthur Godfrey & The Chordettes
19  -   9    14 Down Yonder-Joe "Fingers" Carr
20 17  11    10 Domino-Tony Martin

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:January 12,1952
"Best Selling Popular Retail Records"
TW LW Wks. Peak Song-Artist
 1  1   8     1 CRY-Johnnie Ray & The Four Lads
 2  2   9     2 The Little White Cloud That Cried-Johnnie Ray & The Four Lads
 3  5   6     3 Tell Me Why-Four Aces
 4  3   9     3 Slow Poke-Pee Wee King & Redd Stewart
 5  6   8     2 Shrimp Boats-Jo Stafford
 6  7   6     6 Any Time-Eddie Fisher
 7  4  17     1 (It's No) Sin-Eddy Howard
 8 11   2     8 Tell Me Why-Eddie Fisher
 9 10  16     6 Undecided-Ames Brothers & Les Brown
10  8  11     3 Jealousy (Jalousie)-Frankie Laine
11 15   8    10 Charmaine-Mantovani
12 12  21     6 Down Yonder-Del Wood
13 14  19     4 (It's No) Sin-Four Aces
14  -   1    14 Garden In The Rain-Four Aces
new version of Gene Austin's 1929 hit
15  -   1    15 Bermuda-Bell Sisters
16 13  30     1 Because Of You-Tony Bennett
17  9  24     1 Cold Cold Heart-Tony Bennett
18 18   3    18 Dance Me Loose-Arthur Godfrey & The Chordettes
19  -   1    19 Tiger Rag-Les Paul & Mary Ford
20 19  10    14 Down Yonder-Joe "Fingers" Carr

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:January 19,1952
"Best Selling Popular Retail Records"
TW LW Wks. Peak Song-Artist
 1  1   9     1 CRY-Johnnie Ray & The Four Lads
 2  3   7     2 Tell Me Why-Four Aces
 3  2  10     2 The Little White Cloud That Cried-Johnnie Ray & The Four Lads
 4  4  10     3 Slow Poke-Pee Wee King & Redd Stewart
 5  6   7     5 Any Time-Eddie Fisher
 6  5   9     2 Shrimp Boats-Jo Stafford
 7  7  18     1 (It's No) Sin-Eddy Howard
 7 19   2     7 Tiger Rag-Les Paul & Mary Ford
 9  8   3     8 Tell Me Why-Eddie Fisher
10 11   9    10 Charmaine-Mantovani
10 15   2    10 Bermuda-Bell Sisters
12 10  12     3 Jealousy (Jalousie)-Frankie Laine
13  9  17     6 Undecided-Ames Brothers & Les Brown
in 1939 this song was sung in a different way by Chick Webb & Ella
14 12  22     6 Down Yonder-Del Wood
15 13  20     4 (It's No) Sin-Four Aces
15 18   4    15 Dance Me Loose-Arthur Godfrey & The Chordettes
17 17  25     1 Cold Cold Heart-Tony Bennett
17  -   1    17 Slow Poke-Arthur Godfrey
19 20  11    14 Down Yonder-Joe "Fingers" Carr
20  -   3    17 Mother At Your Feet Is Kneeling-Bobby Wayne

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:January 26,1952
"Best Selling Popular Retail Records"
TW LW Wks. Peak Song-Artist
 1  1  10     1 CRY-Johnnie Ray & The Four Lads
 2  2   8     2 Tell Me Why-Four Aces
 3  3  11     2 The Little White Cloud That Cried-Johnnie Ray & The Four Lads
 4  4  11     3 Slow Poke-Pee Wee King & Redd Stewart
 5  5   8     5 Any Time-Eddie Fisher
 6  6  10     2 Shrimp Boats-Jo Stafford
 7  7   3     7 Tiger Rag-Les Paul & Mary Ford
 8  9   4     8 Tell Me Why-Eddie Fisher
 9  7  19     1 (It's No) Sin-Eddy Howard
10 10   3    10 Bermuda-Bell Sisters
11 10  10    10 Charmaine-Mantovani
11  -   1    11 Please Mr.Sun-Johnnie Ray & The Four Lads
13  -   1    13 Blue Tango-Leroy Anderson
will spend an unprecedented 38 weeks on the various Billboard charts
14 15   5    14 Dance Me Loose-Arthur Godfrey & The Chordettes
15 13  18     6 Undecided-Ames Brothers & Les Brown
16 17   2    16 Slow Poke-Arthur Godfrey
17 12  13     3 Jealousy (Jalousie)-Frankie Laine
17  -   1    17 A Kiss To Build A Dream On-Louis Armstrong
19  -   3    16 Slow Poke-Helen O'Connell
20  -   1    20 (Here Am I) Broken Hearted-Johnnie Ray & The Four Lads
another old song (1927) brought back from the dead

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:February 2,1952
"Best Selling Popular Retail Records"
TW LW Wks. Peak Song-Artist
 1  1  11     1 CRY-Johnnie Ray & The Four Lads
 2  2   9     2 Tell Me Why-Four Aces
 3  5   9     3 Any Time-Eddie Fisher
 4  3  12     2 The Little White Cloud That Cried-Johnnie Ray & The Four Lads
 5  4  12     3 Slow Poke-Pee Wee King & Redd Stewart
 6  7   4     6 Tiger Rag-Les Paul & Mary Ford
 7  8   5     7 Tell Me Why-Eddie Fisher
 8 10   4     8 Bermuda-Bell Sisters
 9  6  11     2 Shrimp Boats-Jo Stafford
10 13   2    10 Blue Tango-Leroy Anderson
11  -   1    11 (Here Am I) Broken Hearted-Johnnie Ray & The Four Lads
12 16   3    12 Slow Poke-Arthur Godfrey
13 14   6    13 Dance Me Loose-Arthur Godfrey & The Chordettes
14 11   2    11 Please Mr.Sun-Johnnie Ray & The Four Lads
15 11  11    10 Charmaine-Mantovani
16  9  20     1 (It's No) Sin-Eddy Howard
17  -  23     6 Down Yonder-Del Wood
18 19   4    16 Slow Poke-Helen O'Connell
19  -  21     4 (It's No) Sin-Four Aces
20 15  19     6 Undecided-Ames Brothers & Les Brown

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:February 9,1952
"Best Selling Popular Retail Records"
TW LW Wks. Peak Song-Artist
 1  1  12     1 CRY-Johnnie Ray & The Four Lads
 2  2  10     2 Tell Me Why-Four Aces
 3  4  13     2 The Little White Cloud That Cried-Johnnie Ray & The Four Lads
 4  3  10     3 Any Time-Eddie Fisher
 5  5  13     3 Slow Poke-Pee Wee King & Redd Stewart
 6  6   5     6 Tiger Rag-Les Paul & Mary Ford
 7 10   3     7 Blue Tango-Leroy Anderson
 8 14   3     8 Please Mr.Sun-Johnnie Ray & The Four Lads
 9  7   6     7 Tell Me Why-Eddie Fisher
10  9  12     2 Shrimp Boats-Jo Stafford
11  8   5     8 Bermuda-Bell Sisters
12 11   2    11 (Here Am I) Broken Hearted-Johnnie Ray & The Four Lads
13 13   7    13 Dance Me Loose-Arthur Godfrey & The Chordettes
14  -   1    14 Wheel Of Fortune-Sunny Gale & The Eddie Wilcox Orchestra
new entry: this was the original, but had not a prayer against #16 below
15 15  12    10 Charmaine-Mantovani
16  -   1    16 Wheel Of Fortune-Kay Starr
17 16  21     1 (It's No) Sin-Eddy Howard
18  -   1    18 Be My Life's Companion-Rosemary Clooney
19 12   4    12 Slow Poke-Arthur Godfrey
20 18   5    16 Slow Poke-Helen O'Connell

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:February 16,1952
"Best Selling Popular Retail Records"
TW LW Wks. Peak Song-Artist
 1  1  13     1 CRY-Johnnie Ray & The Four Lads
 2  2  11     2 Tell Me Why-Four Aces
 3  4  11     3 Any Time-Eddie Fisher
 4  3  14     2 The Little White Cloud That Cried-Johnnie Ray & The Four Lads
 5  7   4     5 Blue Tango-Leroy Anderson
 6 16   2     6 Wheel Of Fortune-Kay Starr
 7  8   4     7 Please Mr.Sun-Johnnie Ray & The Four Lads
 8  5  14     3 Slow Poke-Pee Wee King & Redd Stewart
 9  6   6     6 Tiger Rag-Les Paul & Mary Ford
10 11   6     8 Bermuda-Bell Sisters
11  9   7     7 Tell Me Why-Eddie Fisher
12 13   8    12 Dance Me Loose-Arthur Godfrey & The Chordettes
13 10  13     2 Shrimp Boats-Jo Stafford
14 12   3    11 (Here Am I) Broken Hearted-Johnnie Ray & The Four Lads
15  -   1    15 Blacksmith Blues-Ella Mae Morse
16  -   1    16 Come What May-Patti Page
17 19   5    12 Slow Poke-Arthur Godfrey
18 14   2    14 Wheel Of Fortune-Sunny Gale & The Eddie Wilcox Orchestra
19  -   1    19 The Three Bells-Les Compagnon de la Chanson
20 15  13    10 Charmaine-Mantovani

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:February 23,1952
"Best Selling Popular Retail Records"
TW LW Wks. Peak Song-Artist
 1  1  14     1 CRY-Johnnie Ray & The Four Lads
 2  2  12     2 Tell Me Why-Four Aces
 3  6   3     3 Wheel Of Fortune-Kay Starr
 4  5   5     4 Blue Tango-Leroy Anderson
 5  3  12     3 Any Time-Eddie Fisher
 6  4  15     2 The Little White Cloud That Cried-Johnnie Ray & The Four Lads
 7  7   5     7 Please Mr.Sun-Johnnie Ray & The Four Lads
 8  8  15     3 Slow Poke-Pee Wee King & Redd Stewart
 9  9   7     6 Tiger Rag-Les Paul & Mary Ford
10 10   7     8 Bermuda-Bell Sisters
11 11   8     7 Tell Me Why-Eddie Fisher
12 15   2    12 Blacksmith Blues-Ella Mae Morse
13 12   9    12 Dance Me Loose-Arthur Godfrey & The Chordettes
14  -   1    14 Wheel Of Fortune-Bobby Wayne
15 14   4    11 (Here Am I) Broken Hearted-Johnnie Ray & The Four Lads
16 16   2    16 Come What May-Patti Page
17  -   1    17 Perfidia-Four Aces
18  -   2    17 A Kiss To Build A Dream On-Hugo Winterhalter & Johnny Parker
19 17   6    12 Slow Poke-Arthur Godfrey
20  -   1    20 Wimoweh-Gordon Jenkins & The Weavers
new entry: #1 hit in 1961 as "The Lion Sleeps Tonight" by the Tokens

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:March 1,1952
"Best Selling Popular Retail Records"
TW LW Wks. Peak Song-Artist
 1  1  15     1 CRY-Johnnie Ray & The Four Lads
 2  3   4     2 Wheel Of Fortune-Kay Starr
 3  4   6     3 Blue Tango-Leroy Anderson
 4  5  13     3 Any Time-Eddie Fisher
 5  2  13     2 Tell Me Why-Four Aces
 6  7   6     6 Please Mr.Sun-Johnnie Ray & The Four Lads
 7  6  16     2 The Little White Cloud That Cried-Johnnie Ray & The Four Lads
 8 10   8     8 Bermuda-Bell Sisters
 9 15   5     9 (Here Am I) Broken Hearted-Johnnie Ray & The Four Lads
10 11   9     7 Tell Me Why-Eddie Fisher
11 12   3    11 Blacksmith Blues-Ella Mae Morse
12  8  16     3 Slow Poke-Pee Wee King & Redd Stewart
13 14   2    13 Wheel Of Fortune-Bobby Wayne
14  -   2    14 The Three Bells-Les Compagnon de la Chanson
15  9   8     6 Tiger Rag-Les Paul & Mary Ford
16 17   2    16 Perfidia-Four Aces
17 13  10    12 Dance Me Loose-Arthur Godfrey & The Chordettes
18 16   3    16 Come What May-Patti Page
19  -   1    19 Tulips And Heather-Perry Como
19  -   1    19 Hambone-Frankie Laine & Jo Stafford

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:March 8,1952
"Best Selling Popular Retail Records"
TW LW Wks. Peak Song-Artist
 1  2   5     1 WHEEL OF FORTUNE-Kay Starr
 2  1  16     1 Cry-Johnnie Ray & The Four Lads
 3  3   7     3 Blue Tango-Leroy Anderson
 4  4  14     3 Any Time-Eddie Fisher
 5  5  14     2 Tell Me Why-Four Aces
 6  6   7     6 Please Mr.Sun-Johnnie Ray & The Four Lads
 7 11   4     7 Blacksmith Blues-Ella Mae Morse
 8  8   9     8 Bermuda-Bell Sisters
 8 10  10     7 Tell Me Why-Eddie Fisher
10  7  17     2 The Little White Cloud That Cried-Johnnie Ray & The Four Lads
11  9   6     9 (Here Am I) Broken Hearted-Johnnie Ray & The Four Lads
12 16   3    12 Perfidia-Four Aces
13 15   9     6 Tiger Rag-Les Paul & Mary Ford
14 13   3    13 Wheel Of Fortune-Bobby Wayne
15 12  17     3 Slow Poke-Pee Wee King & Redd Stewart
16 19   2    16 Hambone-Frankie Laine & Jo Stafford
17 14   3    14 The Three Bells-Les Compagnon de la Chanson
17 19   2    17 Tulips And Heather-Perry Como
19 18   4    16 Come What May-Patti Page
20  -   7    12 Slow Poke-Arthur Godfrey 
20  -   1    20 Pittsburgh Pennsylvania-Guy Mitchell

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:March 15,1952
"Best Selling Popular Retail Records"
TW LW Wks. Peak Song-Artist
 1  1   6     1 WHEEL OF FORTUNE-Kay Starr
 2  3   8     2 Blue Tango-Leroy Anderson
 3  2  17     1 Cry-Johnnie Ray & The Four Lads
 4  4  15     3 Any Time-Eddie Fisher
 5  7   5     5 Blacksmith Blues-Ella Mae Morse
 6  5  15     2 Tell Me Why-Four Aces
 7  6   8     6 Please Mr.Sun-Johnnie Ray & The Four Lads
 8  8  10     8 Bermuda-Bell Sisters
 9 12   4     9 Perfidia-Four Aces
10  8  11     7 Tell Me Why-Eddie Fisher
11  -   1    11 A Guy Is A Guy-Doris Day
12 10  18     2 The Little White Cloud That Cried-Johnnie Ray & The Four Lads
13 11   7     9 (Here Am I) Broken Hearted-Johnnie Ray & The Four Lads
14  -   1    14 I'll Walk Alone-Don Cornell
15  -   1    15 Forgive Me-Eddie Fisher
Gene Austin sold a lot of this one in 1927
16 19   5    16 Come What May-Patti Page
17 17   3    17 Tulips And Heather-Perry Como
18 17   4    14 The Three Bells-Les Compagnon de la Chanson
18  -   2    18 Wimoweh-Gordon Jenkins & The Weavers
20 14   4    13 Wheel Of Fortune-Bobby Wayne

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:March 22,1952
"Best Selling Popular Retail Records"
TW LW Wks. Peak Song-Artist
 1  1   7     1 WHEEL OF FORTUNE-Kay Starr
 2  2   9     2 Blue Tango-Leroy Anderson
 3  3  18     1 Cry-Johnnie Ray & The Four Lads
 4  4  16     3 Any Time-Eddie Fisher
 5  5   6     5 Blacksmith Blues-Ella Mae Morse
 6 11   2     6 A Guy Is A Guy-Doris Day
 7  6  16     2 Tell Me Why-Four Aces
 8  9   5     8 Perfidia-Four Aces
 9  7   9     6 Please Mr.Sun-Johnnie Ray & The Four Lads
10 15   2    10 Forgive Me-Eddie Fisher
11  8  11     8 Bermuda-Bell Sisters
12 10  12     7 Tell Me Why-Eddie Fisher
13  -   2    13 Pittsburgh Pennsylvania-Guy Mitchell
14  -   1    14 Blue Tango-Hugo Winterhalter
15 12  19     2 The Little White Cloud That Cried-Johnnie Ray & The Four Lads
16  -   3    16 Hambone-Frankie Laine & Jo Stafford
17 13   8     9 (Here Am I) Broken Hearted-Johnnie Ray & The Four Lads
18 14   2    14 I'll Walk Alone-Don Cornell
19 16   6    16 Come What May-Patti Page
20 17   4    17 Tulips And Heather-Perry Como

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:March 29,1952
"Best Selling Popular Retail Records"
TW LW Wks. Peak Song-Artist
 1  1   8     1 WHEEL OF FORTUNE-Kay Starr
 2  2  10     2 Blue Tango-Leroy Anderson
 3  5   7     3 Blacksmith Blues-Ella Mae Morse
 4  3  19     1 Cry-Johnnie Ray & The Four Lads
 5  4  17     3 Any Time-Eddie Fisher
 6  6   3     6 A Guy Is A Guy-Doris Day
 7  7  17     2 Tell Me Why-Four Aces
 8 10   3     8 Forgive Me-Eddie Fisher
 9  8   6     8 Perfidia-Four Aces
10 13   3    10 Pittsburgh Pennsylvania-Guy Mitchell
11 18   3    11 I'll Walk Alone-Don Cornell
11 19   7    11 Come What May-Patti Page
13  9  10     6 Please Mr.Sun-Johnnie Ray & The Four Lads
14  -   3    14 Wimoweh-Gordon Jenkins & The Weavers
15 12  13     7 Tell Me Why-Eddie Fisher
15 14   2    14 Blue Tango-Hugo Winterhalter
17 17   9     9 (Here Am I) Broken Hearted-Johnnie Ray & The Four Lads
18 20   5    17 Tulips And Heather-Perry Como
19 11  12     8 Bermuda-Bell Sisters
20  -   5    13 Wheel Of Fortune-Bobby Wayne

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:April 5,1952
"Best Selling Popular Retail Records"
TW LW Wks. Peak Song-Artist
 1  1   9     1 WHEEL OF FORTUNE-Kay Starr
 2  2  11     2 Blue Tango-Leroy Anderson
 3  3   8     3 Blacksmith Blues-Ella Mae Morse
 4  4  20     1 Cry-Johnnie Ray & The Four Lads
 5  5  18     3 Any Time-Eddie Fisher
 6  6   4     6 A Guy Is A Guy-Doris Day
 7  8   4     7 Forgive Me-Eddie Fisher
 8 10   4     8 Pittsburgh Pennsylvania-Guy Mitchell
 8 13  11     6 Please Mr.Sun-Johnnie Ray & The Four Lads
10  7  18     2 Tell Me Why-Four Aces
11 11   4    11 I'll Walk Alone-Don Cornell
12  9   7     8 Perfidia-Four Aces
13 15   3    13 Blue Tango-Hugo Winterhalter
14 15  14     7 Tell Me Why-Eddie Fisher
15  -   4    15 Hambone-Frankie Laine & Jo Stafford
16 17  10     9 (Here Am I) Broken Hearted-Johnnie Ray & The Four Lads
17 11   8    11 Come What May-Patti Page
18  -   1    18 Be Anything (But Be Mine)-Eddy Howard
19 19  13     8 Bermuda-Bell Sisters
19  -   1    19 Whispering Winds-Patti Page

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:April 12,1952
"Best Selling Popular Retail Records"
TW LW Wks. Peak Song-Artist
 1  1  10     1 WHEEL OF FORTUNE-Kay Starr
 2  2  12     2 Blue Tango-Leroy Anderson
 3  3   9     3 Blacksmith Blues-Ella Mae Morse
 4  6   5     4 A Guy Is A Guy-Doris Day
 5  4  21     1 Cry-Johnnie Ray & The Four Lads
 6  5  19     3 Any Time-Eddie Fisher
 7 12   8     7 Perfidia-Four Aces
 8  -   1     8 Kiss Of Fire-Georgia Gibbs
melody from the Argentine tango "El Choclo"
 9 11   5     9 I'll Walk Alone-Don Cornell
10  8   5     8 Pittsburgh Pennsylvania-Guy Mitchell
11 10  19     2 Tell Me Why-Four Aces
12 13   4    12 Blue Tango-Hugo Winterhalter
13  7   5     7 Forgive Me-Eddie Fisher
14  8  12     6 Please Mr.Sun-Johnnie Ray & The Four Lads
15  -   4    14 Wimoweh-Gordon Jenkins & The Weavers
16  -   1    16 What's The Use-Johnnie Ray & The Four Lads
17 17   9    11 Come What May-Patti Page
18 16  11     9 (Here Am I) Broken Hearted-Johnnie Ray & The Four Lads
19  -   1    19 Blue Tango-Guy Lombardo 
20 14  15     7 Tell Me Why-Eddie Fisher
20  -   1    20 Try-Stan Freberg
parody of Johnnie Ray's "Cry"

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:April 19,1952
"Best Selling Popular Retail Records"
TW LW Wks. Peak Song-Artist
 1  1  11     1 WHEEL OF FORTUNE-Kay Starr
 2  2  13     2 Blue Tango-Leroy Anderson
 3  3  10     3 Blacksmith Blues-Ella Mae Morse
 4  4   6     4 A Guy Is A Guy-Doris Day
 5  8   2     5 Kiss Of Fire-Georgia Gibbs
 6  5  22     1 Cry-Johnnie Ray & The Four Lads
 7  6  20     3 Any Time-Eddie Fisher
 8 10   6     8 Pittsburgh Pennsylvania-Guy Mitchell
 9 13   6     7 Forgive Me-Eddie Fisher
10  9   6     9 I'll Walk Alone-Don Cornell
11  7   9     7 Perfidia-Four Aces
12 12   5    12 Blue Tango-Hugo Winterhalter
13 14  13     6 Please Mr.Sun-Johnnie Ray & The Four Lads
13  -   2    13 Be Anything (But Be Mine)-Eddy Howard
15 11  20     2 Tell Me Why-Four Aces
16 19   2    16 Blue Tango-Guy Lombardo 
17 16   2    16 What's The Use-Johnnie Ray & The Four Lads
18  -   2    18 Whispering Winds-Patti Page
19 20  16     7 Tell Me Why-Eddie Fisher
19  -   1    19 Delicado-Percy Faith

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:April 26,1952
"Best Selling Popular Retail Records"
TW LW Wks. Peak Song-Artist
 1  1  12     1 WHEEL OF FORTUNE-Kay Starr
 2  2  14     2 Blue Tango-Leroy Anderson
 3  3  11     3 Blacksmith Blues-Ella Mae Morse
 4  4   7     4 A Guy Is A Guy-Doris Day
 5  5   3     5 Kiss Of Fire-Georgia Gibbs
 6  8   7     6 Pittsburgh Pennsylvania-Guy Mitchell
 7 10   7     7 I'll Walk Alone-Don Cornell
 8  6  23     1 Cry-Johnnie Ray & The Four Lads
 9  9   7     7 Forgive Me-Eddie Fisher
10  7  21     3 Any Time-Eddie Fisher
11  -   1    11 I'm Yours-Don Cornell
12 12   6    12 Blue Tango-Hugo Winterhalter
13 17   3    13 What's The Use-Johnnie Ray & The Four Lads
14 15  21     2 Tell Me Why-Four Aces
15 11  10     7 Perfidia-Four Aces
15 19   2    15 Delicado-Percy Faith
17  -   1    17 Kiss Of Fire-Tony Martin
18 13   3    13 Be Anything (But Be Mine)-Eddy Howard
19 18   3    18 Whispering Winds-Patti Page
19 20  16     7 Tell Me Why-Eddie Fisher
19  -   1    19 I'm Yours-Eddie Fisher

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:May 3,1952
"Best Selling Popular Retail Records"
TW LW Wks. Peak Song-Artist
 1  1  13     1 WHEEL OF FORTUNE-Kay Starr
 2  2  15     2 Blue Tango-Leroy Anderson
 3  3  12     3 Blacksmith Blues-Ella Mae Morse
 4  4   8     4 A Guy Is A Guy-Doris Day
 5  5   4     5 Kiss Of Fire-Georgia Gibbs
 6  6   8     6 Pittsburgh Pennsylvania-Guy Mitchell
 7  7   8     7 I'll Walk Alone-Don Cornell
 8  9   8     7 Forgive Me-Eddie Fisher
 8 12   7     8 Blue Tango-Hugo Winterhalter
10  8  24     1 Cry-Johnnie Ray & The Four Lads
11 11   2    11 I'm Yours-Don Cornell
12 10  22     3 Any Time-Eddie Fisher
13 15   3    13 Delicado-Percy Faith
14 18   4    13 Be Anything (But Be Mine)-Eddy Howard
15 19   2    15 I'm Yours-Eddie Fisher
16 17   2    16 Kiss Of Fire-Tony Martin
16  -   3    16 Blue Tango-Guy Lombardo
18 13   4    13 What's The Use-Johnnie Ray & The Four Lads
19  -   1    19 I'll Walk Alone-Jane Froman
20  -   1    20 Kiss Of Fire-Billy Eckstine

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:May 10,1952
"Best Selling Popular Retail Records"
TW LW Wks. Peak Song-Artist
 1  2  16     1 BLUE TANGO-Leroy Anderson
 2  1  14     1 Wheel Of Fortune-Kay Starr
 3  5   5     3 Kiss Of Fire-Georgia Gibbs
 4  4   9     4 A Guy Is A Guy-Doris Day
 5  3  13     3 Blacksmith Blues-Ella Mae Morse
 6 11   3     6 I'm Yours-Don Cornell
 7 13   4     7 Delicado-Percy Faith
 8 15   3     8 I'm Yours-Eddie Fisher
 9  7   9     7 I'll Walk Alone-Don Cornell
10  6   9     6 Pittsburgh Pennsylvania-Guy Mitchell
11  8   9     7 Forgive Me-Eddie Fisher
12  -   1    12 Here In My Heart-Al Martino
13 12  23     3 Any Time-Eddie Fisher
14  8   8     8 Blue Tango-Hugo Winterhalter
15 14   5    13 Be Anything (But Be Mine)-Eddy Howard
16 19   2    16 I'll Walk Alone-Jane Froman
17  -   9     7 Perfidia-Four Aces 
18 16   3    16 Kiss Of Fire-Tony Martin
19 20   2    19 Kiss Of Fire-Billy Eckstine
20 10  25     1 Cry-Johnnie Ray & The Four Lads

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:May 17,1952
"Best Selling Popular Retail Records"
TW LW Wks. Peak Song-Artist
 1  1  17     1 BLUE TANGO-Leroy Anderson
 2  2  15     1 Wheel Of Fortune-Kay Starr
 3  3   6     3 Kiss Of Fire-Georgia Gibbs
 4 12   2     4 Here In My Heart-Al Martino
 5  4  10     4 A Guy Is A Guy-Doris Day
 6  7   5     6 Delicado-Percy Faith
 7  5  14     3 Blacksmith Blues-Ella Mae Morse
 8  6   4     6 I'm Yours-Don Cornell
 9  8   4     8 I'm Yours-Eddie Fisher
10  9  10     7 I'll Walk Alone-Don Cornell
11 11  10     7 Forgive Me-Eddie Fisher
12 10  10     6 Pittsburgh Pennsylvania-Guy Mitchell
13 14   9     8 Blue Tango-Hugo Winterhalter
14 15   6    13 Be Anything (But Be Mine)-Eddy Howard
15 18   4    15 Kiss Of Fire-Tony Martin
16 16   3    16 I'll Walk Alone-Jane Froman
17 19   3    17 Kiss Of Fire-Billy Eckstine
18 13  24     3 Any Time-Eddie Fisher
19  -   1    19 Carioca-Les Paul & Mary Ford 
Les & Mary continue to bring back the oldies, this from 1934
20  -   1    20 I'm Confessin'-Les Paul & Mary Ford
....and this from 1930

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:May 24,1952
"Best Selling Popular Retail Records"
TW LW Wks. Peak Song-Artist
 1  1  18     1 BLUE TANGO-Leroy Anderson
 2  3   7     2 Kiss Of Fire-Georgia Gibbs
 3  4   3     3 Here In My Heart-Al Martino
 4  2  16     1 Wheel Of Fortune-Kay Starr
 5  6   6     5 Delicado-Percy Faith
 6  5  11     4 A Guy Is A Guy-Doris Day
 7  8   5     6 I'm Yours-Don Cornell
 8  9   5     8 I'm Yours-Eddie Fisher
 9 10  11     7 I'll Walk Alone-Don Cornell
10  7  15     3 Blacksmith Blues-Ella Mae Morse
11 15   5    11 Kiss Of Fire-Tony Martin
12 11  11     7 Forgive Me-Eddie Fisher
13 12  11     6 Pittsburgh Pennsylvania-Guy Mitchell
14 13  10     8 Blue Tango-Hugo Winterhalter
14  -   1    14 Walkin' My Baby Back Home-Johnnie Ray
Johnnie puts his own spin on this 1930 Harry Richman tune
16 16   4    16 I'll Walk Alone-Jane Froman
17 14   7    13 Be Anything (But Be Mine)-Eddy Howard
18  -   4    16 Blue Tango-Guy Lombardo
after 25 years of hit-making, Guy's final showing in the sales Top 20
19  -   2    19 Carioca-Les Paul & Mary Ford 
20  -   2    20 I'm Confessin'-Les Paul & Mary Ford

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:May 31,1952
"Best Selling Popular Retail Records"
TW LW Wks. Peak Song-Artist
 1  1  19     1 BLUE TANGO-Leroy Anderson
 2  3   4     2 Here In My Heart-Al Martino
 3  2   8     2 Kiss Of Fire-Georgia Gibbs
 4  5   7     4 Delicado-Percy Faith
 5  4  17     1 Wheel Of Fortune-Kay Starr
 5  7   6     5 I'm Yours-Don Cornell
 7  6  12     4 A Guy Is A Guy-Doris Day
 8  8   6     8 I'm Yours-Eddie Fisher
 9  9  12     7 I'll Walk Alone-Don Cornell
10 10  16     3 Blacksmith Blues-Ella Mae Morse
11 14   2    11 Walkin' My Baby Back Home-Johnnie Ray
12 12  12     7 Forgive Me-Eddie Fisher
13 11   6    11 Kiss Of Fire-Tony Martin
14 13  12     6 Pittsburgh Pennsylvania-Guy Mitchell
15 14  11     8 Blue Tango-Hugo Winterhalter
16 17   8    13 Be Anything (But Be Mine)-Eddy Howard
17 16   5    16 I'll Walk Alone-Jane Froman
17 19   3    17 Carioca-Les Paul & Mary Ford 
17  -   1    17 Half As Much-Rosemary Clooney
pop cover of country hit sung by (but not written by) Hank Williams
17  -   1    17 Lover-Peggy Lee & Gordon Jenkins
Peggy sang this arrangement in the 1953 movie "The Jazz Singer"

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:June 7,1952
"Best Selling Popular Retail Records"
TW LW Wks. Peak Song-Artist
 1  1  20     1 BLUE TANGO-Leroy Anderson
 2  2   5     2 Here In My Heart-Al Martino
 3  3   9     2 Kiss Of Fire-Georgia Gibbs
 4  4   8     4 Delicado-Percy Faith
 5  8   7     5 I'm Yours-Eddie Fisher
 6  5   7     5 I'm Yours-Don Cornell
 7  7  13     4 A Guy Is A Guy-Doris Day
 8  5  18     1 Wheel Of Fortune-Kay Starr
 9  9  13     7 I'll Walk Alone-Don Cornell
10 13   7    10 Kiss Of Fire-Tony Martin
11 11   3    11 Walkin' My Baby Back Home-Johnnie Ray
12 14  13     6 Pittsburgh Pennsylvania-Guy Mitchell
13 10  17     3 Blacksmith Blues-Ella Mae Morse
14 12  13     7 Forgive Me-Eddie Fisher
15 15  12     8 Blue Tango-Hugo Winterhalter
16 17   2    16 Lover-Peggy Lee & Gordon Jenkins
17 17   6    16 I'll Walk Alone-Jane Froman
18 17   4    17 Carioca-Les Paul & Mary Ford 
19 17   2    17 Half As Much-Rosemary Clooney
20 16   9    13 Be Anything (But Be Mine)-Eddy Howard
20  -   1    20 Maybe-Perry Como & Eddie Fisher
2 big RCA Victor stars do an old Ink Spots tune

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:June 14,1952
"Best Selling Popular Retail Records"
TW LW Wks. Peak Song-Artist
 1  2   6     1 HERE IN MY HEART-Al Martino
Al's biggest hit, then relative obscurity until a 1963 comeback
 2  1  21     1 Blue Tango-Leroy Anderson
 3  4   9     3 Delicado-Percy Faith
 4  3  10     2 Kiss Of Fire-Georgia Gibbs
 5  5   8     5 I'm Yours-Eddie Fisher
 6 10   8     6 Kiss Of Fire-Tony Martin
 7  6   8     5 I'm Yours-Don Cornell
 8  7  14     4 A Guy Is A Guy-Doris Day
 9 11   4     9 Walkin' My Baby Back Home-Johnnie Ray
10 20   2    10 Maybe-Perry Como & Eddie Fisher
11 19   3    11 Half As Much-Rosemary Clooney
12  -   1    12 Auf Wiederseh'n Sweetheart-Vera Lynn
backed by a chorus of Service personnel, her biggest US hit
13  8  19     1 Wheel Of Fortune-Kay Starr
14 16   3    14 Lover-Peggy Lee & Gordon Jenkins
15  9  14     7 I'll Walk Alone-Don Cornell
16 17   7    16 I'll Walk Alone-Jane Froman
17 15  13     8 Blue Tango-Hugo Winterhalter
18 12  14     6 Pittsburgh Pennsylvania-Guy Mitchell
19 13  18     3 Blacksmith Blues-Ella Mae Morse
20 14  14     7 Forgive Me-Eddie Fisher

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:June 21,1952
"Best Selling Popular Retail Records"
TW LW Wks. Peak Song-Artist
 1  1   7     1 HERE IN MY HEART-Al Martino
 2  3  10     2 Delicado-Percy Faith
 3  2  22     1 Blue Tango-Leroy Anderson
 4  4  11     2 Kiss Of Fire-Georgia Gibbs
 5 12   2     5 Auf Wiederseh'n Sweetheart-Vera Lynn
 6  5   9     5 I'm Yours-Eddie Fisher
 7  6   9     6 Kiss Of Fire-Tony Martin
 8  9   5     8 Walkin' My Baby Back Home-Johnnie Ray
 9  7   9     5 I'm Yours-Don Cornell
10  8  15     4 A Guy Is A Guy-Doris Day
11 14   4    11 Lover-Peggy Lee & Gordon Jenkins
12 11   4    11 Half As Much-Rosemary Clooney
13 10   3    10 Maybe-Perry Como & Eddie Fisher
14 13  20     1 Wheel Of Fortune-Kay Starr
15 15  15     7 I'll Walk Alone-Don Cornell
16  -   1    16 Botch-A-Me-Rosemary Clooney
harpsichordist Stan Freeman featured on this (and on #2 above)
17 18  15     6 Pittsburgh Pennsylvania-Guy Mitchell
18  -   5    17 Carioca-Les Paul & Mary Ford
19 16   8    16 I'll Walk Alone-Jane Froman
20 17  14     8 Blue Tango-Hugo Winterhalter

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:June 28,1952
"Best Selling Popular Retail Records"
TW LW Wks. Peak Song-Artist
 1  2  11     1 DELICADO-Percy Faith
 2  1   8     1 Here In My Heart-Al Martino
 3  5   3     3 Auf Wiederseh'n Sweetheart-Vera Lynn
 4  4  12     2 Kiss Of Fire-Georgia Gibbs
 5  3  23     1 Blue Tango-Leroy Anderson
 6  6  10     5 I'm Yours-Eddie Fisher
 7 12   5     7 Half As Much-Rosemary Clooney
 8  8   6     8 Walkin' My Baby Back Home-Johnnie Ray
 9  7  10     6 Kiss Of Fire-Tony Martin
10 13   4    10 Maybe-Perry Como & Eddie Fisher
11  9  10     5 I'm Yours-Don Cornell
12 16   2    12 Botch-A-Me-Rosemary Clooney
13 11   5    11 Lover-Peggy Lee & Gordon Jenkins
14 19   9    14 I'll Walk Alone-Jane Froman
15 15  16     7 I'll Walk Alone-Don Cornell
16 10  16     4 A Guy Is A Guy-Doris Day
17  -  15     7 Forgive Me-Eddie Fisher
18 18   6    17 Carioca-Les Paul & Mary Ford
18  -   4    17 Kiss Of Fire-Billy Eckstine
20  -   1    20 Here In My Heart-Tony Bennett

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:July 5,1952
"Best Selling Popular Retail Records"
TW LW Wks. Peak Song-Artist
 1  3   4     1 AUF WIEDERSEH'N SWEETHEART-Vera Lynn
first single by a UK recording act to reach #1 on the Billboard Singles Chart
 2  1  12     1 Delicado-Percy Faith
 3  2   9     1 Here In My Heart-Al Martino
 4  4  13     2 Kiss Of Fire-Georgia Gibbs
 5  6  11     5 I'm Yours-Eddie Fisher
 6  5  24     1 Blue Tango-Leroy Anderson
 7  8   7     7 Walkin' My Baby Back Home-Johnnie Ray
 8  7   6     7 Half As Much-Rosemary Clooney
 9 10   5     9 Maybe-Perry Como & Eddie Fisher
10 13   6    10 Lover-Peggy Lee & Gordon Jenkins
11 12   3    11 Botch-A-Me-Rosemary Clooney
12  9  11     6 Kiss Of Fire-Tony Martin
13 11  11     5 I'm Yours-Don Cornell
14 14  10    14 I'll Walk Alone-Jane Froman
15 15  17     7 I'll Walk Alone-Don Cornell
16  -   1    16 Somewhere Along The Way-Nat "King" Cole
17  -   1    17 Take My Heart-Al Martino
18  -  10    13 Be Anything (But Be Mine)-Eddy Howard
19 18   7    17 Carioca-Les Paul & Mary Ford
19  -   1    19 Smoke Rings-Les Paul & Mary Ford
song best-known as theme of the Casa Loma Orchestra (Glen Gray)

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:July 12,1952
"Best Selling Popular Retail Records"
TW LW Wks. Peak Song-Artist
 1  1   5     1 AUF WIEDERSEH'N SWEETHEART-Vera Lynn
 2  3  10     1 Here In My Heart-Al Martino
 3  4  14     2 Kiss Of Fire-Georgia Gibbs
 4  2  13     1 Delicado-Percy Faith
 5  8   7     5 Half As Much-Rosemary Clooney
 6  6  25     1 Blue Tango-Leroy Anderson
 7 11   4     7 Botch-A-Me-Rosemary Clooney
 8  5  12     5 I'm Yours-Eddie Fisher
 9  7   8     7 Walkin' My Baby Back Home-Johnnie Ray
10  9   6     9 Maybe-Perry Como & Eddie Fisher
11 12  12     6 Kiss Of Fire-Tony Martin
12 10   7    10 Lover-Peggy Lee & Gordon Jenkins
13 16   2    13 Somewhere Along The Way-Nat "King" Cole
14 14  11    14 I'll Walk Alone-Jane Froman
15 17   2    15 Take My Heart-Al Martino
16  -   1    16 Vanessa-Hugo Winterhalter
song named for model/actress Vanessa Brown
17 13  12     5 I'm Yours-Don Cornell
18  -   1    18 Auf Wiederseh'n Sweetheart-Eddy Howard
19  -   1    19 Sugarbush-Doris Day & Frankie Laine
20  -   1    20 Walkin' My Baby Back Home-Nat "King" Cole

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:July 19,1952
"Best Selling Popular Retail Records"
TW LW Wks. Peak Song-Artist
 1  1   6     1 AUF WIEDERSEH'N SWEETHEART-Vera Lynn
 2  4  14     1 Delicado-Percy Faith
 3  2  11     1 Here In My Heart-Al Martino
 4  5   8     4 Half As Much-Rosemary Clooney
 5  7   5     5 Botch-A-Me-Rosemary Clooney
 6  3  15     2 Kiss Of Fire-Georgia Gibbs
 7  9   9     7 Walkin' My Baby Back Home-Johnnie Ray
 8  6  26     1 Blue Tango-Leroy Anderson
 9  8  13     5 I'm Yours-Eddie Fisher
10 10   7     9 Maybe-Perry Como & Eddie Fisher
11 13   3    11 Somewhere Along The Way-Nat "King" Cole
12 12   8    10 Lover-Peggy Lee & Gordon Jenkins
13  -   1    13 Wish You Were Here-Eddie Fisher
prototypical Winterhalter arrangement of title song from 1952 musical
14 11  13     6 Kiss Of Fire-Tony Martin
15 20   2    15 Walkin' My Baby Back Home-Nat "King" Cole
16 17  13     5 I'm Yours-Don Cornell
17 19   2    17 Sugarbush-Doris Day & Frankie Laine
18 16   2    16 Vanessa-Hugo Winterhalter
18 18   2    18 Auf Wiederseh'n Sweetheart-Eddy Howard
20  -   1    20 High Noon-Frankie Laine
1952's Oscar winning song, sung in the movie by Tex Ritter

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:July 26,1952
"Best Selling Popular Retail Records"
TW LW Wks. Peak Song-Artist
 1  1   7     1 AUF WIEDERSEH'N SWEETHEART-Vera Lynn
 2  5   6     2 Botch-A-Me-Rosemary Clooney
 3  4   9     3 Half As Much-Rosemary Clooney
 4  2  15     1 Delicado-Percy Faith
 5  3  12     1 Here In My Heart-Al Martino
 6  7  10     6 Walkin' My Baby Back Home-Johnnie Ray
 7  8  27     1 Blue Tango-Leroy Anderson
 8  6  16     2 Kiss Of Fire-Georgia Gibbs
 9 10   8     9 Maybe-Perry Como & Eddie Fisher
10  9  14     5 I'm Yours-Eddie Fisher
11 13   2    11 Wish You Were Here-Eddie Fisher
12 15   3    12 Walkin' My Baby Back Home-Nat "King" Cole
13 11   4    11 Somewhere Along The Way-Nat "King" Cole
14 17   3    14 Sugarbush-Doris Day & Frankie Laine
15 18   3    15 Vanessa-Hugo Winterhalter
16 12   9    10 Lover-Peggy Lee & Gordon Jenkins
17 14  14     6 Kiss Of Fire-Tony Martin
18 20   2    18 High Noon-Frankie Laine
19  -   1    19 Indian Love Call-Slim Whitman
rare country crossover is one of the least typically "pop" hits of 1952
20 18   3    18 Auf Wiederseh'n Sweetheart-Eddy Howard

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:August 2,1952
"Best Selling Popular Retail Records"
TW LW Wks. Peak Song-Artist
 1  1   8     1 AUF WIEDERSEH'N SWEETHEART-Vera Lynn
 2  2   7     2 Botch-A-Me-Rosemary Clooney
 3  3  10     3 Half As Much-Rosemary Clooney
 4  5  13     1 Here In My Heart-Al Martino
 5  4  16     1 Delicado-Percy Faith
 6 11   3     6 Wish You Were Here-Eddie Fisher
 7  6  11     6 Walkin' My Baby Back Home-Johnnie Ray
 8  9   9     8 Maybe-Perry Como & Eddie Fisher
 9 13   5     9 Somewhere Along The Way-Nat "King" Cole
10  8  17     2 Kiss Of Fire-Georgia Gibbs
11  7  28     1 Blue Tango-Leroy Anderson
12 18   3    12 High Noon-Frankie Laine
13 10  15     5 I'm Yours-Eddie Fisher
14 14   4    14 Sugarbush-Doris Day & Frankie Laine
15 15   4    15 Vanessa-Hugo Winterhalter
16 16  10    10 Lover-Peggy Lee & Gordon Jenkins
17 12   4    12 Walkin' My Baby Back Home-Nat "King" Cole
18 20   4    18 Auf Wiederseh'n Sweetheart-Eddy Howard
19 19   2    19 Indian Love Call-Slim Whitman
20  -   1    20 Rock Of Gibralter-Frankie Laine

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:August 9,1952
"Best Selling Popular Retail Records"
TW LW Wks. Peak Song-Artist
 1  1   9     1 AUF WIEDERSEH'N SWEETHEART-Vera Lynn
 2  3  11     2 Half As Much-Rosemary Clooney
 3  2   8     2 Botch-A-Me-Rosemary Clooney
 4  6   4     4 Wish You Were Here-Eddie Fisher
 5  4  14     1 Here In My Heart-Al Martino
 6  5  17     1 Delicado-Percy Faith
 7  7  12     6 Walkin' My Baby Back Home-Johnnie Ray
 8 12   4     8 High Noon-Frankie Laine
 9  8  10     8 Maybe-Perry Como & Eddie Fisher
10 14   5    10 Sugarbush-Doris Day & Frankie Laine
11 11  29     1 Blue Tango-Leroy Anderson
12  -   1    12 You Belong To Me-Jo Stafford
13  9   6     9 Somewhere Along The Way-Nat "King" Cole
14 15   5    14 Vanessa-Hugo Winterhalter
15 13  16     5 I'm Yours-Eddie Fisher
16 18   5    16 Auf Wiederseh'n Sweetheart-Eddy Howard
17 10  18     2 Kiss Of Fire-Georgia Gibbs
18 16  11    10 Lover-Peggy Lee & Gordon Jenkins
19 17   5    12 Walkin' My Baby Back Home-Nat "King" Cole
20  -   1    20 Should I-Four Aces
swinging arrangement of 1930 song hit

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:August 16,1952
"Best Selling Popular Retail Records"
TW LW Wks. Peak Song-Artist
 1  1  10     1 AUF WIEDERSEH'N SWEETHEART-Vera Lynn
 2  3   9     2 Botch-A-Me-Rosemary Clooney
 3  2  12     2 Half As Much-Rosemary Clooney
 4  4   5     4 Wish You Were Here-Eddie Fisher
 5  6  18     1 Delicado-Percy Faith
 6  8   5     6 High Noon-Frankie Laine
 7  5  15     1 Here In My Heart-Al Martino
 8 12   2     8 You Belong To Me-Jo Stafford
 9  7  13     6 Walkin' My Baby Back Home-Johnnie Ray
10  9  11     8 Maybe-Perry Como & Eddie Fisher
11 10   6    10 Sugarbush-Doris Day & Frankie Laine
12 13   7     9 Somewhere Along The Way-Nat "King" Cole
13 14   6    13 Vanessa-Hugo Winterhalter
14 19   6    12 Walkin' My Baby Back Home-Nat "King" Cole
15 15  17     5 I'm Yours-Eddie Fisher
16 11  30     1 Blue Tango-Leroy Anderson
16  -   3    16 Indian Love Call-Slim Whitman
18 17  19     2 Kiss Of Fire-Georgia Gibbs
19 16   6    16 Auf Wiederseh'n Sweetheart-Eddy Howard
20 20   2    20 Should I-Four Aces

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:August 23,1952
"Best Selling Popular Retail Records"
TW LW Wks. Peak Song-Artist
 1  1  11     1 AUF WIEDERSEH'N SWEETHEART-Vera Lynn
 2  3  13     2 Half As Much-Rosemary Clooney
 3  4   6     3 Wish You Were Here-Eddie Fisher
 4  2  10     2 Botch-A-Me-Rosemary Clooney
 5  8   3     5 You Belong To Me-Jo Stafford
 6  6   6     6 High Noon-Frankie Laine
 7  7  16     1 Here In My Heart-Al Martino
 8 12   8     8 Somewhere Along The Way-Nat "King" Cole
 9  5  19     1 Delicado-Percy Faith
10  9  14     6 Walkin' My Baby Back Home-Johnnie Ray
11 10  12     8 Maybe-Perry Como & Eddie Fisher
12 13   7    12 Vanessa-Hugo Winterhalter
13  -   1    13 Jambalaya-Jo Stafford
yet another pop cover of a #1 Hank Williams country hit
14 16  31     1 Blue Tango-Leroy Anderson
15 11   7    10 Sugarbush-Doris Day & Frankie Laine
16 19   7    16 Auf Wiederseh'n Sweetheart-Eddy Howard
17 16   4    16 Indian Love Call-Slim Whitman
17  -   1    17 I Went To Your Wedding-Patti Page
19 14   7    12 Walkin' My Baby Back Home-Nat "King" Cole
20  -   1    20 You Belong To Me-Patti Page

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:August 30,1952
"Best Selling Popular Retail Records"
TW LW Wks. Peak Song-Artist
 1  1  12     1 AUF WIEDERSEH'N SWEETHEART-Vera Lynn
 2  5   4     2 You Belong To Me-Jo Stafford
 3  3   7     3 Wish You Were Here-Eddie Fisher
 4  2  14     2 Half As Much-Rosemary Clooney
 5  6   7     5 High Noon-Frankie Laine
 6  4  11     2 Botch-A-Me-Rosemary Clooney
 7 17   2     7 I Went To Your Wedding-Patti Page
 8 13   2     8 Jambalaya-Jo Stafford
 9 10  15     6 Walkin' My Baby Back Home-Johnnie Ray
10  8   9     8 Somewhere Along The Way-Nat "King" Cole
11  9  20     1 Delicado-Percy Faith
11  -   1    11 Meet Mister Callaghan-Les Paul
13 15   8    10 Sugarbush-Doris Day & Frankie Laine
14 17   5    14 Indian Love Call-Slim Whitman
15  7  17     1 Here In My Heart-Al Martino
16 11  13     8 Maybe-Perry Como & Eddie Fisher
17 12   8    12 Vanessa-Hugo Winterhalter
17 19   8    12 Walkin' My Baby Back Home-Nat "King" Cole
19  -   1    19 Meet Mister Callaghan-Harry Grove Trio 
20 14  32     1 Blue Tango-Leroy Anderson

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:September 6,1952
"Best Selling Popular Retail Records"
TW LW Wks. Peak Song-Artist
 1  2   5     1 YOU BELONG TO ME-Jo Stafford
 2  1  13     1 Auf Wiederseh'n Sweetheart-Vera Lynn
 3  3   8     3 Wish You Were Here-Eddie Fisher
 4  7   3     4 I Went To Your Wedding-Patti Page
 5  4  15     2 Half As Much-Rosemary Clooney
 6  5   8     5 High Noon-Frankie Laine
 7  6  12     2 Botch-A-Me-Rosemary Clooney
 8  8   3     8 Jambalaya-Jo Stafford
 9 11   2     9 Meet Mister Callaghan-Les Paul
10 14   6    10 Indian Love Call-Slim Whitman
11 10  10     8 Somewhere Along The Way-Nat "King" Cole
12  -   2    12 You Belong To Me-Patti Page
13  -   1    13 Trying-Hilltoppers
14 19   2    14 Meet Mister Callaghan-Harry Grove Trio 
15  -   1    15 Because You're Mine-Mario Lanza
title song from one of Mario's popular movies
16  9  16     6 Walkin' My Baby Back Home-Johnnie Ray
16 11  21     1 Delicado-Percy Faith
18  -   1    18 You Belong To Me-Dean Martin
19  -   1    19 Take Me In Your Arms And Hold Me-Les Paul & Mary Ford
song was previously a 1950 country music hit by Eddy Arnold
20 13   9    10 Sugarbush-Doris Day & Frankie Laine

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:September 13,1952
"Best Selling Popular Retail Records"
TW LW Wks. Peak Song-Artist
 1  1   6     1 YOU BELONG TO ME-Jo Stafford
 2  4   4     2 I Went To Your Wedding-Patti Page
 3  3   9     3 Wish You Were Here-Eddie Fisher
 4  2  14     1 Auf Wiederseh'n Sweetheart-Vera Lynn
 5  5  16     2 Half As Much-Rosemary Clooney
 6  8   4     6 Jambalaya-Jo Stafford
 7  6   9     5 High Noon-Frankie Laine
 8  9   3     8 Meet Mister Callaghan-Les Paul
 9  7  13     2 Botch-A-Me-Rosemary Clooney
10 12   3    10 You Belong To Me-Patti Page
11 10   7    10 Indian Love Call-Slim Whitman
12 14   3    12 Meet Mister Callaghan-Harry Grove Trio 
12 18   2    12 You Belong To Me-Dean Martin
14 13   2    13 Trying-Hilltoppers
15 11  11     8 Somewhere Along The Way-Nat "King" Cole
16  -   1    16 High Noon-Tex Ritter
17 15   2    15 Because You're Mine-Mario Lanza
18 16  22     1 Delicado-Percy Faith
18  -   1    18 Walkin' To Missouri-Sammy Kaye & Tony Russo
20  -  33     1 Blue Tango-Leroy Anderson

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:September 20,1952
"Best Selling Popular Retail Records"
TW LW Wks. Peak Song-Artist
 1  1   7     1 YOU BELONG TO ME-Jo Stafford
 2  2   5     2 I Went To Your Wedding-Patti Page
 3  3  10     3 Wish You Were Here-Eddie Fisher
 4  6   5     4 Jambalaya-Jo Stafford
 5  7  10     5 High Noon-Frankie Laine
 6  4  15     1 Auf Wiederseh'n Sweetheart-Vera Lynn
 7  5  17     2 Half As Much-Rosemary Clooney
 8  8   4     8 Meet Mister Callaghan-Les Paul
 9 10  13     9 You Belong To Me-Patti Page
10 14   3    10 Trying-Hilltoppers
11 12   4    11 Meet Mister Callaghan-Harry Grove Trio 
12  9  14     2 Botch-A-Me-Rosemary Clooney
13 11  11     8 Somewhere Along The Way-Nat "King" Cole
14 11   8    10 Indian Love Call-Slim Whitman
15 12   3    12 You Belong To Me-Dean Martin
16 16   2    16 High Noon-Tex Ritter
17  -   1    17 The Glow-Worm-Mills Brothers
Johnny Mercer's clever updated lyrics to deadly 1902 song
18 18   2    18 Walkin' To Missouri-Sammy Kaye & Tony Russo
18  -   1    18 You'll Never Get Away-Teresa Brewer & Don Cornell
20 20  34     1 Blue Tango-Leroy Anderson

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:September 27,1952
"Best Selling Popular Retail Records"
TW LW Wks. Peak Song-Artist
 1  1   8     1 YOU BELONG TO ME-Jo Stafford
 2  2   6     2 I Went To Your Wedding-Patti Page
 3  3  11     3 Wish You Were Here-Eddie Fisher
 4  4   6     4 Jambalaya-Jo Stafford
 5  5  11     5 High Noon-Frankie Laine
 6  8   5     6 Meet Mister Callaghan-Les Paul
 7  7  18     2 Half As Much-Rosemary Clooney
 8  6  16     1 Auf Wiederseh'n Sweetheart-Vera Lynn
 9 10   4     9 Trying-Hilltoppers
10  9  14     9 You Belong To Me-Patti Page
11 17   2    11 The Glow-Worm-Mills Brothers
12 13  12     8 Somewhere Along The Way-Nat "King" Cole
13 14   9    10 Indian Love Call-Slim Whitman
14  -   1    14 Lady Of Spain-Eddie Fisher
first popular version of the standard was in 1931 by Ray Noble's orchestra
15 16   3    15 High Noon-Tex Ritter
16 11   5    11 Meet Mister Callaghan-Harry Grove Trio
17  -   1    17 Because You're Mine-Nat "King" Cole
18 15   4    12 You Belong To Me-Dean Martin
19  -   1    19 It's In The Book-Johnny Standley & Horace Heidt
20  -   1    20 Outside Of Heaven-Eddie Fisher

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:October 4,1952
"Best Selling Popular Retail Records"
TW LW Wks. Peak Song-Artist
 1  1   9     1 YOU BELONG TO ME-Jo Stafford
 2  2   7     2 I Went To Your Wedding-Patti Page
 3  3  12     3 Wish You Were Here-Eddie Fisher
 4  4   7     4 Jambalaya-Jo Stafford
 5  6   6     5 Meet Mister Callaghan-Les Paul
 6  5  12     5 High Noon-Frankie Laine
 6  7  19     2 Half As Much-Rosemary Clooney
 8  9   5     8 Trying-Hilltoppers
 9 10  15     9 You Belong To Me-Patti Page
10 11   3    10 The Glow-Worm-Mills Brothers
11 14   2    11 Lady Of Spain-Eddie Fisher
12 15   4    12 High Noon-Tex Ritter
13  8  17     1 Auf Wiederseh'n Sweetheart-Vera Lynn
13 19   2    13 It's In The Book-Johnny Standley & Horace Heidt
15 12  13     8 Somewhere Along The Way-Nat "King" Cole
16 13  10    10 Indian Love Call-Slim Whitman
17 20   2    17 Outside Of Heaven-Eddie Fisher 
18 18   5    12 You Belong To Me-Dean Martin
19  -   3    15 Because You're Mine-Mario Lanza
20 16   6    11 Meet Mister Callaghan-Harry Grove Trio

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:October 11,1952
"Best Selling Popular Retail Records"
TW LW Wks. Peak Song-Artist
 1  2   8     1 I WENT TO YOUR WEDDING-Patti Page
 2  1  10     1 You Belong To Me-Jo Stafford
 3  4   8     3 Jambalaya-Jo Stafford
 4  3  13     3 Wish You Were Here-Eddie Fisher
 5  5   7     5 Meet Mister Callaghan-Les Paul
 6  6  20     2 Half As Much-Rosemary Clooney
 7 13   3     7 It's In The Book-Johnny Standley & Horace Heidt
 8  6  13     5 High Noon-Frankie Laine
 9 10   4     9 The Glow-Worm-Mills Brothers
10  8   6     8 Trying-Hilltoppers
11  9  16     9 You Belong To Me-Patti Page
12 13  18     1 Auf Wiederseh'n Sweetheart-Vera Lynn
13 11   3    11 Lady Of Spain-Eddie Fisher
14 17   3    14 Outside Of Heaven-Eddie Fisher 
15 12   5    12 High Noon-Tex Ritter
15 15  14     8 Somewhere Along The Way-Nat "King" Cole
17 16  11    10 Indian Love Call-Slim Whitman
18 19   4    15 Because You're Mine-Mario Lanza
19 18   6    12 You Belong To Me-Dean Martin
20  -   1    20 Takes Two To Tango-Pearl Bailey

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:October 18,1952
"Best Selling Popular Retail Records"
TW LW Wks. Peak Song-Artist
 1  1   9     1 I WENT TO YOUR WEDDING-Patti Page
 2  2  11     1 You Belong To Me-Jo Stafford
 3  3   9     3 Jambalaya-Jo Stafford
 4  4  14     3 Wish You Were Here-Eddie Fisher
 5  7   4     5 It's In The Book-Johnny Standley & Horace Heidt
 6  9   5     6 The Glow-Worm-Mills Brothers
 7  5   8     5 Meet Mister Callaghan-Les Paul
 8 10   7     8 Trying-Hilltoppers
 9  8  14     5 High Noon-Frankie Laine
10 11  17     9 You Belong To Me-Patti Page
11  6  21     2 Half As Much-Rosemary Clooney
12 14   4    12 Outside Of Heaven-Eddie Fisher
13 13   4    11 Lady Of Spain-Eddie Fisher
14 18   5    14 Because You're Mine-Mario Lanza
15 15  15     8 Somewhere Along The Way-Nat "King" Cole
16 20   2    16 Takes Two To Tango-Pearl Bailey 
17  -   1    17 Why Don't You Believe Me-Joni James
18  -   1    18 Yours-Vera Lynn
19 15   6    12 High Noon-Tex Ritter
19 17  12    10 Indian Love Call-Slim Whitman

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:October 25,1952
"Best Selling Popular Retail Records"
TW LW Wks. Peak Song-Artist
 1  1  10     1 I WENT TO YOUR WEDDING-Patti Page
 2  2  12     1 You Belong To Me-Jo Stafford
 3  5   5     3 It's In The Book-Johnny Standley & Horace Heidt
 4  6   6     4 The Glow-Worm-Mills Brothers
 5  3  10     3 Jambalaya-Jo Stafford
 6  4  15     3 Wish You Were Here-Eddie Fisher
 7  8   8     7 Trying-Hilltoppers
 8  7   9     5 Meet Mister Callaghan-Les Paul
 9 17   2     9 Why Don't You Believe Me-Joni James
10 12   5    10 Outside Of Heaven-Eddie Fisher
11  9  15     5 High Noon-Frankie Laine
12 11  22     2 Half As Much-Rosemary Clooney
13 14   6    13 Because You're Mine-Mario Lanza
14 18   2    14 Yours-Vera Lynn
15 16   3    15 Takes Two To Tango-Pearl Bailey 
16 10  18     9 You Belong To Me-Patti Page
17 13   5    11 Lady Of Spain-Eddie Fisher
18  -   1    18 Heart And Soul-Four Aces
19  -   1    19 Hold Me Thrill Me Kiss Me-Karen Chandler
Karen recorded as Eve Young when singing with Benny Goodman in the 40s
19  -   1    19 I-Don Cornell
shortest-titled hit in history (well, a tie), based on Drigo's "Serenade"

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:November 1,1952
"Best Selling Popular Retail Records"
TW LW Wks. Peak Song-Artist
 1  1  11     1 I WENT TO YOUR WEDDING-Patti Page
 2  2  13     1 You Belong To Me-Jo Stafford
 3  3   6     3 It's In The Book-Johnny Standley & Horace Heidt
 4  4   7     4 The Glow-Worm-Mills Brothers
 5  5  11     3 Jambalaya-Jo Stafford
 6  6  16     3 Wish You Were Here-Eddie Fisher
 7  9   3     7 Why Don't You Believe Me-Joni James
 8  7   9     7 Trying-Hilltoppers
 9  8  10     5 Meet Mister Callaghan-Les Paul
10 16  19     9 You Belong To Me-Patti Page
11 13   7    11 Because You're Mine-Mario Lanza
12 14   3    12 Yours-Vera Lynn
13 10   6    10 Outside Of Heaven-Eddie Fisher
14 15   4    14 Takes Two To Tango-Pearl Bailey 
15 17   6    11 Lady Of Spain-Eddie Fisher
16 11  16     5 High Noon-Frankie Laine
16 12  23     2 Half As Much-Rosemary Clooney
18  -   1    18 Lady Of Spain-Les Paul
19 18   2    18 Heart And Soul-Four Aces
20 19   2    19 I-Don Cornell

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:November 8,1952
"Best Selling Popular Retail Records"
TW LW Wks. Peak Song-Artist
 1  1  12     1 I WENT TO YOUR WEDDING-Patti Page
 2  4   8     2 The Glow-Worm-Mills Brothers
 3  2  14     1 You Belong To Me-Jo Stafford
 4  3   7     3 It's In The Book-Johnny Standley & Horace Heidt
 5  7   4     5 Why Don't You Believe Me-Joni James
 6  5  12     3 Jambalaya-Jo Stafford
 7  6  17     3 Wish You Were Here-Eddie Fisher
 8 11   8     8 Because You're Mine-Mario Lanza
 9  8  10     7 Trying-Hilltoppers
10 15   7    10 Lady Of Spain-Eddie Fisher
11 14   5    11 Takes Two To Tango-Pearl Bailey 
12 12   4    12 Yours-Vera Lynn
13 13   7    10 Outside Of Heaven-Eddie Fisher
14 10  20     9 You Belong To Me-Patti Page
15 16  24     2 Half As Much-Rosemary Clooney
16 19   3    16 Heart And Soul-Four Aces
17 18   2    17 Lady Of Spain-Les Paul
18 16  17     5 High Noon-Frankie Laine
19  9  11     5 Meet Mister Callaghan-Les Paul
20  -   1    20 Keep It A Secret-Jo Stafford

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:November 15,1952
"Best Selling Popular Retail Records"
TW LW Wks. Peak Song-Artist
 1  4   8     1 IT'S IN THE BOOK-Johnny Standley & Horace Heidt
 2  2   9     2 The Glow-Worm-Mills Brothers
 3  1  13     1 I Went To Your Wedding-Patti Page
 4  5   5     4 Why Don't You Believe Me-Joni James
 5  3  15     1 You Belong To Me-Jo Stafford
 6  6  13     3 Jambalaya-Jo Stafford
 7  8   9     7 Because You're Mine-Mario Lanza
 8  9  11     7 Trying-Hilltoppers
 9 12   5     9 Yours-Vera Lynn
10  7  18     3 Wish You Were Here-Eddie Fisher
11 10   8    10 Lady Of Spain-Eddie Fisher
12 11   6    11 Takes Two To Tango-Pearl Bailey
13 20   2    13 Keep It A Secret-Jo Stafford
14 14  21     9 You Belong To Me-Patti Page
15 13   8    10 Outside Of Heaven-Eddie Fisher
16 16   4    16 Heart And Soul-Four Aces
17  -   3    17 I-Don Cornell
18 17   3    17 Lady Of Spain-Les Paul
19 19  12     5 Meet Mister Callaghan-Les Paul
20  -   1    20 Blue Violins-Hugo Winterhalter

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:November 22,1952
"Best Selling Popular Retail Records"
TW LW Wks. Peak Song-Artist
 1  4   6     1 WHY DON'T YOU BELIEVE ME-Joni James
 1  1   9     1 IT'S IN THE BOOK-Johnny Standley & Horace Heidt
 3  2  10     2 The Glow-Worm-Mills Brothers
 4  3  14     1 I Went To Your Wedding-Patti Page
 5  5  16     1 You Belong To Me-Jo Stafford
 6  6  14     3 Jambalaya-Jo Stafford
 7  7  10     7 Because You're Mine-Mario Lanza
 8 12   7     8 Takes Two To Tango-Pearl Bailey
 9  8  12     7 Trying-Hilltoppers
10  9   6     9 Yours-Vera Lynn
11 13   3    11 Keep It A Secret-Jo Stafford
12 10  19     3 Wish You Were Here-Eddie Fisher
13 11   9    10 Lady Of Spain-Eddie Fisher
14 14  22     9 You Belong To Me-Patti Page
15 16   5    15 Heart And Soul-Four Aces
15 17   4    15 I-Don Cornell
17 15   9    10 Outside Of Heaven-Eddie Fisher
18 18   4    17 Lady Of Spain-Les Paul
18  -   1    18 Why Don't You Believe Me-Patti Page
20 19  13     5 Meet Mister Callaghan-Les Paul

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:November 29,1952
"Best Selling Popular Retail Records"
TW LW Wks. Peak Song-Artist
 1  1   7     1 WHY DON'T YOU BELIEVE ME-Joni James
 2  1  10     1 It's In The Book-Johnny Standley & Horace Heidt
 3  3  11     2 The Glow-Worm-Mills Brothers
 4  4  15     1 I Went To Your Wedding-Patti Page
 5  5  17     1 You Belong To Me-Jo Stafford
 6 11   4     6 Keep It A Secret-Jo Stafford
 7  8   8     7 Takes Two To Tango-Pearl Bailey
 8  6  15     3 Jambalaya-Jo Stafford
 9 13  10     9 Lady Of Spain-Eddie Fisher
10  7  11     7 Because You're Mine-Mario Lanza
11  -   1    11 Don't Let The Stars Get In Your Eyes-Perry Como
12  9  13     7 Trying-Hilltoppers
13  -   1    13 I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus-Jimmy Boyd
14 17  10    10 Outside Of Heaven-Eddie Fisher
15 14  23     9 You Belong To Me-Patti Page
16 12  20     3 Wish You Were Here-Eddie Fisher
17 10   7     9 Yours-Vera Lynn
18 18   2    18 Why Don't You Believe Me-Patti Page
19 15   6    15 Heart And Soul-Four Aces
19  -   1    19 Oh Happy Day-Don Howard

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:December 6,1952
"Best Selling Popular Retail Records"
TW LW Wks. Peak Song-Artist
 1  1   8     1 WHY DON'T YOU BELIEVE ME-Joni James
 2  2  11     1 It's In The Book-Johnny Standley & Horace Heidt
 3  3  12     2 The Glow-Worm-Mills Brothers
 4 11   2     4 Don't Let The Stars Get In Your Eyes-Perry Como
 5  4  16     1 I Went To Your Wedding-Patti Page
 6 13   2     6 I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus-Jimmy Boyd
 7  5  18     1 You Belong To Me-Jo Stafford
 8  6   5     6 Keep It A Secret-Jo Stafford
 9  7   9     7 Takes Two To Tango-Pearl Bailey
10 10  12     7 Because You're Mine-Mario Lanza
11  8  16     3 Jambalaya-Jo Stafford
12 12  14     7 Trying-Hilltoppers
13 19   2    13 Oh Happy Day-Don Howard
14  9  11     9 Lady Of Spain-Eddie Fisher
15 14  11    10 Outside Of Heaven-Eddie Fisher
16  -   2    16 Hold Me Thrill Me Kiss Me-Karen Chandler
17 18   3    17 Why Don't You Believe Me-Patti Page
18  -   1    18 Till I Waltz Again With You-Teresa Brewer
19 17   8     9 Yours-Vera Lynn
20  -   5    17 Lady Of Spain-Les Paul

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:December 13,1952
"Best Selling Popular Retail Records"
TW LW Wks. Peak Song-Artist
 1  1   9     1 WHY DON'T YOU BELIEVE ME-Joni James
 2  6   3     2 I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus-Jimmy Boyd
 3  3  13     2 The Glow-Worm-Mills Brothers
 4  4   3     4 Don't Let The Stars Get In Your Eyes-Perry Como
 5  2  12     1 It's In The Book-Johnny Standley & Horace Heidt
 6  8   6     6 Keep It A Secret-Jo Stafford
 7 13   3     7 Oh Happy Day-Don Howard
 8  9  10     7 Takes Two To Tango-Pearl Bailey
 9 10  13     7 Because You're Mine-Mario Lanza
10 11  17     3 Jambalaya-Jo Stafford
11 18   2    11 Till I Waltz Again With You-Teresa Brewer
12  7  19     1 You Belong To Me-Jo Stafford
13  5  17     1 I Went To Your Wedding-Patti Page
14  -   1    14 I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus-Spike Jones & George Rock
15 14  12     9 Lady Of Spain-Eddie Fisher
16 17   4    16 Why Don't You Believe Me-Patti Page
17 20   6    17 Lady Of Spain-Les Paul
18 12  15     7 Trying-Hilltoppers
19  -   1    19 Tell Me You're Mine-Gaylords
20 15  12    10 Outside Of Heaven-Eddie Fisher

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:December 20,1952
"Best Selling Popular Retail Records"
TW LW Wks. Peak Song-Artist
 1  2   4     1 I SAW MOMMY KISSING SANTA CLAUS-Jimmy Boyd
 2  1  10     1 Why Don't You Believe Me-Joni James
 3  4   4     3 Don't Let The Stars Get In Your Eyes-Perry Como
 4  3  14     2 The Glow-Worm-Mills Brothers
 5  5  13     1 It's In The Book-Johnny Standley & Horace Heidt
 6  6   7     6 Keep It A Secret-Jo Stafford
 7 14   2     7 I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus-Spike Jones & George Rock
 8  9  14     7 Because You're Mine-Mario Lanza
 9  7   4     7 Oh Happy Day-Don Howard
10 11   3    10 Till I Waltz Again With You-Teresa Brewer
11 16   5    11 Why Don't You Believe Me-Patti Page
12 13  18     1 I Went To Your Wedding-Patti Page
13 15  13     9 Lady Of Spain-Eddie Fisher
14 19   2    14 Tell Me You're Mine-Gaylords
15  8  11     7 Takes Two To Tango-Pearl Bailey
16 12  20     1 You Belong To Me-Jo Stafford
17 10  18     3 Jambalaya-Jo Stafford
18  -   1    18 My Baby's Coming Home-Les Paul & Mary Ford
19 18  16     7 Trying-Hilltoppers
20  -   3    16 Hold Me Thrill Me Kiss Me-Karen Chandler

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:December 27,1952
"Best Selling Popular Retail Records"
TW LW Wks. Peak Song-Artist
 1  1   5     1 I SAW MOMMY KISSING SANTA CLAUS-Jimmy Boyd
 2  3   5     2 Don't Let The Stars Get In Your Eyes-Perry Como
 3  2  11     1 Why Don't You Believe Me-Joni James
 4  4  15     2 The Glow-Worm-Mills Brothers
 5  5  14     1 It's In The Book-Johnny Standley & Horace Heidt
 6 10   4     6 Till I Waltz Again With You-Teresa Brewer
 7  6   8     6 Keep It A Secret-Jo Stafford
 8 14   3     8 Tell Me You're Mine-Gaylords
 9  9   5     7 Oh Happy Day-Don Howard
10  8  15     7 Because You're Mine-Mario Lanza
11  -   1    11 Have You Heard-Joni James
12 13  14     9 Lady Of Spain-Eddie Fisher
13  7   3     7 I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus-Spike Jones & George Rock
14 20   4    14 Hold Me Thrill Me Kiss Me-Karen Chandler
15 11   6    11 Why Don't You Believe Me-Patti Page
16  -   1    16 Bye Bye Blues-Les Paul & Mary Ford
17 16  21     1 You Belong To Me-Jo Stafford
18 12  19     1 I Went To Your Wedding-Patti Page
19 17  19     3 Jambalaya-Jo Stafford
20  -   7    17 Lady Of Spain-Les Paul

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