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BILLBOARD MAGAZINE'S (USA)  WEEKLY ALBUM CHARTS FOR 1956



BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S ALBUM CHART FOR WEEK OF:January 7,1956
 1  1 LOVE ME OR LEAVE ME-DORIS DAY
 2  2 Jackie Gleason Plays Romantic Jazz-Jackie Gleason
 3  3 In The Wee Small Hours-Frank Sinatra
 4  4 Lonesome Echo-Jackie Gleason
 5  5 Oklahoma Soundtrack
 6  6 Miss Show Biz-Judy Garland
 7  7 Just For Lovers-Sammy Davis Jr.
 8  8 Song Hits From Theaterland-Mantovani
 9  9 Meet Andre Kostelanez-Andre Kostelanez
10 10 Pop Shoppers-Various Artists
11 11 Starring Sammy Davis Jr.-Sammy Davis Jr.
12 12 So Smooth-Perry Como
13 13 I Love Paris-Michael Le Grand
14 14 Pete Kelly's Blues-Jack Webb
15 15 Student Prince-Mario Lanza

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S ALBUM CHART FOR WEEK OF:January 18,1956
 1  1 LOVE ME OR LEAVE ME-DORIS DAY
 2  2 Jackie Gleason Plays Romantic Jazz-Jackie Gleason
 3  3 In The Wee Small Hours-Frank Sinatra
 4  4 Lonesome Echo-Jackie Gleason
 5  5 Oklahoma Soundtrack
 6  6 Miss Show Biz-Judy Garland
 7  7 Just For Lovers-Sammy Davis Jr.
 8  8 Song Hits From Theaterland-Mantovani
 9  9 Meet Andre Kostelanez-Andre Kostelanez
10 10 Pop Shoppers-Various Artists
11 11 Starring Sammy Davis Jr.-Sammy Davis Jr.
12 12 So Smooth-Perry Como
13 13 I Love Paris-Michael Le Grand
14 14 Pete Kelly's Blues-Jack Webb
15 15 Student Prince-Mario Lanza

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S ALBUM CHART FOR WEEK OF:January 28,1956
 1  5 OKLAHOMA SOUNDTRACK
 2  3 In The Wee Small Hours-Frank Sinatra
 3  - Mark Twain-Harry Belafonte
 4  - Julie Is Her Name-Julie London
 5  - Sparkling Strings-Lawrence Welk
 6  - Tamboo-Les Baxter
 7  - Music For Lovers:To Make You Misty-Jackie Gleason
 8  1 Love Me Or Leave Me-Doris Day
 9  2 Jackie Gleason Plays Romantic Jazz-Jackie Gleason
10 13 I Love Paris-Michael Le Grand
11  - Guys And Dolls Cast
12  - Rock Around The Clock-Bill Haley & Comets
13 12 So Smooth-Perry Como
14  - Noel Coward At Las Vegas-Noel Coward
15 15 Student Prince-Mario Lanza

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S ALBUM CHART FOR WEEK OF:February 4,1956
 1  1 OKLAHOMA SOUNDTRACK
 2  2 In The Wee Small Hours-Frank Sinatra
 3  3 Mark Twain-Harry Belafonte
 4  4 Julie Is Her Name-Julie London
 5  5 Sparkling Strings-Lawrence Welk
 6  6 Tamboo-Les Baxter
 7  7 Music For Lovers:To Make You Misty-Jackie Gleason
 8  8 Love Me Or Leave Me-Doris Day
 9  9 Jackie Gleason Plays Romantic Jazz-Jackie Gleason
10 10 I Love Paris-Michael Le Grand
11 11 Guys And Dolls Cast
12 12 Rock Around The Clock-Bill Haley & Comets
13 13 So Smooth-Perry Como
14 14 Noel Coward At Las Vegas-Noel Coward
15 15 Student Prince-Mario Lanza

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S ALBUM CHART FOR WEEK OF:February 11,1956
 1  1 OKLAHOMA SOUNDTRACK
 2  2 In The Wee Small Hours-Frank Sinatra
 3  3 Mark Twain-Harry Belafonte
 4  4 Julie Is Her Name-Julie London
 5  5 Sparkling Strings-Lawrence Welk
 6  6 Tamboo-Les Baxter
 7  7 Music For Lovers:To Make You Misty-Jackie Gleason
 8  8 Love Me Or Leave Me-Doris Day
 9  9 Jackie Gleason Plays Romantic Jazz-Jackie Gleason
10 10 I Love Paris-Michael Le Grand
11 11 Guys And Dolls Cast
12 12 Rock Around The Clock-Bill Haley & Comets
13 13 So Smooth-Perry Como
14 14 Noel Coward At Las Vegas-Noel Coward
15 15 Student Prince-Mario Lanza

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S ALBUM CHART FOR WEEK OF:February 18,1956
 1  1 OKLAHOMA SOUNDTRACK
 2  2 In The Wee Small Hours-Frank Sinatra
 3  3 Mark Twain-Harry Belafonte
 4  4 Julie Is Her Name-Julie London
 5  5 Sparkling Strings-Lawrence Welk
 6  6 Tamboo-Les Baxter
 7  7 Music For Lovers:To Make You Misty-Jackie Gleason
 8  8 Love Me Or Leave Me-Doris Day
 9  9 Jackie Gleason Plays Romantic Jazz-Jackie Gleason
10 10 I Love Paris-Michael Le Grand
11 11 Guys And Dolls Cast
12 12 Rock Around The Clock-Bill Haley & Comets
13 13 So Smooth-Perry Como
14 14 Noel Coward At Las Vegas-Noel Coward
15 15 Student Prince-Mario Lanza

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S ALBUM CHART FOR WEEK OF:February 25,1956
 1  1 OKLAHOMA SOUNDTRACK
 2  4 Julie Is Her Name-Julie London
 3  - Belafonte-Harry Belafonte
 4  9 Jackie Gleason Plays Romantic Jazz-Jackie Gleason
 5  - Carousel Soundtrack
 6  8 Love Me Or Leave Me-Doris Day
 7  7 Music For Lovers:To Make You Misty-Jackie Gleason
 8 15 Student Prince-Mario Lanza
 9  - Music To Change Her Mind-Jackie Gleason
10  2 In The Wee Small Hours-Frank Sinatra
11  3 Mark Twain-Harry Belafonte
12  5 Sparkling Strings-Lawrence Welk
13 12 Rock Around The Clock-Bill Haley & Comets
14  - Four Freshmen & Five Trombones-Four Freshmen
15 10 I Love Paris-Michael Le Grand

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S ALBUM CHART FOR WEEK OF:March 3,1956
 1  1 OKLAHOMA SOUNDTRACK
 2  2 Julie Is Her Name-Julie London
 3  3 Belafonte-Harry Belafonte
 4  4 Jackie Gleason Plays Romantic Jazz-Jackie Gleason
 5  5 Carousel Soundtrack
 6  6 Love Me Or Leave Me-Doris Day
 7  7 Music For Lovers:To Make You Misty-Jackie Gleason
 8  8 Student Prince-Mario Lanza
 9  9 Music To Change Her Mind-Jackie Gleason
10 10 In The Wee Small Hours-Frank Sinatra
11 11 Mark Twain-Harry Belafonte
12 12 Sparkling Strings-Lawrence Welk
13 13 Rock Around The Clock-Bill Haley & Comets
14 14 Four Freshmen & Five Trombones-Four Freshmen
15 15 I Love Paris-Michael Le Grand

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S ALBUM CHART FOR WEEK OF:March 10,1956
 1  1 OKLAHOMA SOUNDTRACK
 2  2 Julie Is Her Name-Julie London
 3  3 Belafonte-Harry Belafonte
 4  4 Jackie Gleason Plays Romantic Jazz-Jackie Gleason
 5  5 Carousel Soundtrack
 6  6 Love Me Or Leave Me-Doris Day
 7  7 Music For Lovers:To Make You Misty-Jackie Gleason
 8  8 Student Prince-Mario Lanza
 9  9 Music To Change Her Mind-Jackie Gleason
10 10 In The Wee Small Hours-Frank Sinatra
11 11 Mark Twain-Harry Belafonte
12 12 Sparkling Strings-Lawrence Welk
13 13 Rock Around The Clock-Bill Haley & Comets
14 14 Four Freshmen & Five Trombones-Four Freshmen
15 15 I Love Paris-Michael Le Grand

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S ALBUM CHART FOR WEEK OF:March 17,1956
 1  1 OKLAHOMA SOUNDTRACK
 2  2 Julie Is Her Name-Julie London
 3  3 Belafonte-Harry Belafonte
 4  4 Jackie Gleason Plays Romantic Jazz-Jackie Gleason
 5  5 Carousel Soundtrack
 6  6 Love Me Or Leave Me-Doris Day
 7  7 Music For Lovers:To Make You Misty-Jackie Gleason
 8  8 Student Prince-Mario Lanza
 9  9 Music To Change Her Mind-Jackie Gleason
10 10 In The Wee Small Hours-Frank Sinatra
11 11 Mark Twain-Harry Belafonte
12 12 Sparkling Strings-Lawrence Welk
13 13 Rock Around The Clock-Bill Haley & Comets
14 14 Four Freshmen & Five Trombones-Four Freshmen
15 15 I Love Paris-Michael Le Grand

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S ALBUM CHART FOR WEEK OF:March 24,1956
 1  3 BELAFONTE-HARRY BELAFONTE
 2  1 Oklahoma Soundtrack
 3  5 Carousel Soundtrack
 4  - The Benny Goodman Story
 5  2 Julie Is Her Name-Julie London
 6 14 Four Freshmen & Five Trombones-Four Freshmen
 7  8 Student Prince-Mario Lanza
 8  9 Music To Change Her Mind-Jackie Gleason
 9 12 Sparkling Strings-Lawrence Welk
10  - Man With The Golden Arm Soundtrack

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S ALBUM CHART FOR WEEK OF:March 31,1956
 1  1 BELAFONTE-HARRY BELAFONTE
 2  2 Oklahoma Soundtrack
 3  3 Carousel Soundtrack
 4  4 The Benny Goodman Story
 5 10 Man With The Golden Arm Soundtrack
 6  6 Four Freshmen & Five Trombones-Four Freshmen
 7  5 Julie Is Her Name-Julie London
 8  8 Music To Change Her Mind-Jackie Gleason
 9  9 Sparkling Strings-Lawrence Welk
10  7 Student Prince-Mario Lanza
11  - Elvis Presley-Elvis Presley
12  - Songs For Swingin'Lovers-Frank Sinatra
13  - TV Favorites-Lawrence Welk
14  - Music For Lovers:To Make You Misty-Jackie Gleason
15  - Mark Twain-Harry Belafonte
16  - Jackie Gleason Plays Romantic Jazz-Jackie Gleason
17  - In The Wee Small Hours-Frank Sinatra
18  - Shamrocks & Champagne-Lawrence welk
19  - Roger Williams-Roger Williams
20  - So Smooth-Perry Como

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S ALBUM CHART FOR WEEK OF:April 7,1956
 1  1 BELAFONTE-HARRY BELAFONTE
 2  5 Man With The Golden Arm Soundtrack
 3 11 Elvis Presley-Elvis Presley
 4  2 Oklahoma Soundtrack
 5  - Songs For Swingin' Lovers-Frank Sinatra
 6  6 Four Freshmen & Five Trombones-Four Freshmen
 7  3 Carousel Soundtrack
 8  4 The Benny Goodman Story
 9  7 Julie Is Her Name-Julie London
10  9 Sparkling Strings-Lawrence Welk
10 10 Student Prince-Mario Lanza
 
BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S ALBUM CHART FOR WEEK OF:April 14,1956
 1  1 BELAFONTE-HARRY BELAFONTE
 2  2 Man With The Golden Arm Soundtrack
 3  3 Elvis Presley-Elvis Presley
 4  5 Songs For Swingin' Lovers-Frank Sinatra
 5  7 Carousel Soundtrack
 6  4 Oklahoma Soundtrack
 7  9 Julie Is Her Name-Julie London
 8  6 Four Freshmen & Five Trombones-Four Freshmen
 9  8 The Benny Goodman Story
10 10 Sparkling Strings-Lawrence Welk

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S ALBUM CHART FOR WEEK OF:April 21,1956
 1  1 BELAFONTE-HARRY BELAFONTE
 2  2 Man With The Golden Arm Soundtrack
 3  3 Elvis Presley-Elvis Presley
 4  4 Songs For Swingin' Lovers-Frank Sinatra
 5  5 Carousel Soundtrack
 6  6 Oklahoma Soundtrack
 7  8 Four Freshmen & Five Trombones-Four Freshmen
 8  7 Julie Is Her Name-Julie London
 9  9 The Benny Goodman Story
10  - So Smooth-Perry Como

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S ALBUM CHART FOR WEEK OF:April 28,1956
 1  1 BELAFONTE-HARRY BELAFONTE
 2  3 Elvis Presley-Elvis Presley
 3  2 Man With The Golden Arm Soundtrack
 4  4 Songs For Swingin' Lovers-Frank Sinatra
 5  5 Carousel Soundtrack
 6  7 Four Freshmen & Five Trombones-Four Freshmen
 7  6 Oklahoma Soundtrack
 8  9 The Benny Goodman Story
 9  8 Julie Is Her Name-Julie London
10  - Sparkling Strings-Lawrence Welk
11  - Student Prince-Mario Lanza
12 10 So Smooth-Perry Como
13  - Music To Change Her Mind-Jackie Gleason
14  - TV Favorites-Lawrence Welk
15  - Music For Lovers:To Make You Misty-Jackie Gleason
16  - Ballads Of The Day-Nat "King" Cole
17  - Mark Twain-Harry Belafonte
18  - Serenade-Mario Lanza
19  - Jackie Gleason Plays Romantic Jazz-Jackie Gleason
20  - Lustyland-Tennessee Ernie Ford

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S ALBUM CHART FOR WEEK OF:May 5,1956
 1  2 ELVIS PRESLEY-ELVIS PRESLEY
 2  1 Belafonte-Harry Belafonte
 3  3 Man With The Golden Arm Soundtrack
 4  5 Carousel Soundtrack
 5  4 Songs For Swingin' Lovers-Frank Sinatra
 6  6 Four Freshmen & Five Trombones-Four Freshmen
 7  7 Oklahoma Soundtrack
 8  - My Fair Lady-Cast
 9 18 Serenade-Mario Lanza
10  - Picnic Soundtrack

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S ALBUM CHART FOR WEEK OF:May 12,1956
 1  1 ELVIS PRESLEY-ELVIS PRESLEY
 2  3 Man With The Golden Arm Soundtrack
 3  2 Belafonte-Harry Belafonte
 4  5 Songs For Swingin' Lovers-Frank Sinatra
 5  4 Carousel Soundtrack
 6  6 Four Freshmen & Five Trombones-Four Freshmen
 7 10 Picnic Soundtrack
 8  8 My Fair Lady-Cast
 9  7 Oklahoma Soundtrack
10  - The Benny Goodman Story
11  - Julie Is Her Name-Julie London
12  - Lustyland-Tennessee Ernie Ford
13  - Bubbles In The Wine-Lawrence Welk
14  - So Smooth-Perry Como
15  - Sparkling Strings-Lawrence Welk

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S ALBUM CHART FOR WEEK OF:May 19,1956
 1  1 ELVIS PRESLEY-ELVIS PRESLEY
 2  3 Belafonte-Harry Belafonte
 3  4 Songs For Swingin' Lovers-Frank Sinatra
 4  5 Carousel Soundtrack
 5  2 Man With The Golden Arm Soundtrack
 6  8 My Fair Lady-Cast
 7  7 Picnic Soundtrack
 8  6 Four Freshmen & Five Trombones-Four Freshmen
 9  9 Oklahoma Soundtrack
10 13 Bubbles In The Wine-Lawrence Welk

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S ALBUM CHART FOR WEEK OF:May 26,1956
 1  1 ELVIS PRESLEY-ELVIS PRESLEY
 2  2 Belafonte-Harry Belafonte
 3  4 Carousel Soundtrack
 4  3 Songs For Swingin' Lovers-Frank Sinatra
 5  5 Man With The Golden Arm Soundtrack
 6  6 My Fair Lady-Cast
 7  7 Picnic Soundtrack
 8  8 Four Freshmen & Five Trombones-Four Freshmen
 9 10 Bubbles In The Wine-Lawrence Welk
10  9 Oklahoma Soundtrack
11  - Serenade-Mario Lanza
12  - The Benny Goodman Story
13  - Julie Is Her Name-Julie London
14  - Midnight Rhapsody-Joe Budka
15  - Eddy Duchin Story-Soundtrack
16  - Gentlemen Be Seated-Minstrel Show
17  - Sparkling Strings-Lawrence Welk
18  - Waltzes Of Irving Berlin-Mantovani
19  - Lustyland-Tennessee Ernie Ford
20  - Ballads Of The Day-Nat "King" Cole

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S ALBUM CHART FOR WEEK OF:June 2,1956
 1  1 ELVIS PRESLEY-ELVIS PRESLEY
 2  3 Carousel Soundtrack
 3  4 Songs For Swingin' Lovers-Frank Sinatra
 4  2 Belafonte-Harry Belafonte
 5  6 My Fair Lady-Cast
 6  7 Picnic Soundtrack
 7  5 Man With The Golden Arm Soundtrack
 8  8 Four Freshmen & Five Trombones-Four Freshmen
 9 10 Oklahoma Soundtrack
10  9 Bubbles In The Wine-Lawrence Welk
11 11 Serenade-Mario Lanza
12 18 Waltzes Of Irving Berlin-Mantovani
13 12 The Benny Goodman Story
14 16 Gentlemen Be Seated-Minstrel Show
15 15 Eddy Duchin Story-Soundtrack

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S ALBUM CHART FOR WEEK OF:June 9,1956
 1  1 ELVIS PRESLEY-ELVIS PRESLEY
 2  4 Belafonte-Harry Belafonte
 3  3 Songs For Swingin' Lovers-Frank Sinatra
 4  2 Carousel Soundtrack
 5  5 My Fair Lady-Cast
 6  6 Picnic Soundtrack
 7 10 Bubbles In The Wine-Lawrence Welk
 8  8 Four Freshmen & Five Trombones-Four Freshmen
 9  7 Man With The Golden Arm Soundtrack
10  9 Oklahoma Soundtrack
11 14 Gentlemen Be Seated-Minstrel Show
12 12 Waltzes Of Irving Berlin-Mantovani
13 11 Serenade-Mario Lanza
14 13 The Benny Goodman Story
15  - Night Winds-Jackie Gleason

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S ALBUM CHART FOR WEEK OF:June 16,1956
 1  1 ELVIS PRESLEY-ELVIS PRESLEY
 2  2 Belafonte-Harry Belafonte
 3  3 Songs For Swingin' Lovers-Frank Sinatra
 4  5 My Fair Lady-Cast
 5  4 Carousel Soundtrack
 6  7 Bubbles In The Wine-Lawrence Welk
 7  8 Four Freshmen & Five Trombones-Four Freshmen
 8  6 Picnic Soundtrack
 9 11 Gentlemen Be Seated-Minstrel Show
10 10 Oklahoma Soundtrack
11  9 Man With The Golden Arm Soundtrack
12 15 Night Winds-Jackie Gleason
13 12 Waltzes Of Irving Berlin-Mantovani
14  - Calypso-Harry Belafonte
15 13 Serenade-Mario Lanza

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S ALBUM CHART FOR WEEK OF:June 23,1956
 1  1 ELVIS PRESLEY-ELVIS PRESLEY
 2  3 Songs For Swingin' Lovers-Frank Sinatra
 3  2 Belafonte-Harry Belafonte
 4  4 My Fair Lady-Cast
 5  5 Carousel Soundtrack
 6  7 Four Freshmen & Five Trombones-Four Freshmen
 7  6 Bubbles In The Wine-Lawrence Welk
 8  8 Picnic Soundtrack
 9 14 Calypso-Harry Belafonte
10 12 Night Winds-Jackie Gleason
11 10 Oklahoma Soundtrack
12  9 Gentlemen Be Seated-Minstrel Show
13 13 Waltzes Of Irving Berlin-Mantovani
14 11 Man With The Golden Arm Soundtrack
15  - Dream Dancing-Ray Anthony

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S ALBUM CHART FOR WEEK OF:June 30,1956
 1  1 ELVIS PRESLEY-ELVIS PRESLEY
 2  3 Belafonte-Harry Belafonte
 3  2 Songs For Swingin' Lovers-Frank Sinatra
 4  4 My Fair Lady-Cast
 5  5 Carousel Soundtrack
 6  9 Calypso-Harry Belafonte
 7  8 Picnic Soundtrack
 8  7 Bubbles In The Wine-Lawrence Welk
 9  6 Four Freshmen & Five Trombones-Four Freshmen
10 10 Night Winds-Jackie Gleason
11 11 Oklahoma Soundtrack
12 13 Waltzes Of Irving Berlin-Mantovani
13 14 Man With The Golden Arm Soundtrack
14 12 Gentlemen Be Seated-Minstrel Show
15  - Castles In Spain-Michael Le Grand

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S ALBUM CHART FOR WEEK OF:July 7,1956
 1  1 ELVIS PRESLEY-ELVIS PRESLEY
 2  4 My Fair Lady-Cast
 3  3 Songs For Swingin' Lovers-Frank Sinatra
 4  6 Calypso-Harry Belafonte
 5  5 Carousel Soundtrack
 6  2 Belafonte-Harry Belafonte
 7  7 Picnic Soundtrack
 8 11 Oklahoma Soundtrack
 9  8 Bubbles In The Wine-Lawrence Welk
10  9 Four Freshmen & Five Trombones-Four Freshmen
11 10 Night Winds-Jackie Gleason
12 15 Castles In Spain-Michael Le Grand
13 13 Man With The Golden Arm Soundtrack
14 14 Gentlemen Be Seated-Minstrel Show
15 12 Waltzes Of Irving Berlin-Mantovani

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S ALBUM CHART FOR WEEK OF:July 14,1956
 1  2 MY FAIR LADY-CAST
 2  1 Elvis Presley-Elvis Presley
 3  4 Calypso-Harry Belafonte
 4  5 Carousel Soundtrack
 5  3 Songs For Swingin' Lovers-Frank Sinatra
 6  6 Belafonte-Harry Belafonte
 7  7 Picnic Soundtrack
 8  8 Oklahoma Soundtrack
 9 12 Castles In Spain-Michael Le Grand
10  9 Bubbles In The Wine-Lawrence Welk
11 10 Four Freshmen & Five Trombones-Four Freshmen
12 11 Night Winds-Jackie Gleason
13 13 Man With The Golden Arm Soundtrack
14 14 Gentlemen Be Seated-Minstrel Show
15  - Platters-Platters

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S ALBUM CHART FOR WEEK OF:July 21,1956
 1  1 MY FAIR LADY-CAST
 2  2 Elvis Presley-Elvis Presley
 3  3 Calypso-Harry Belafonte
 4  4 Carousel Soundtrack
 5  5 Songs For Swingin' Lovers-Frank Sinatra
 6  6 Belafonte-Harry Belafonte
 7  7 Picnic Soundtrack
 8  8 Oklahoma Soundtrack
 9  9 Castles In Spain-Michael Le Grand
10 10 Bubbles In The Wine-Lawrence Welk
11 12 Night Winds-Jackie Gleason
12 11 Four Freshmen & Five Trombones-Four Freshmen
13 14 Gentlemen Be Seated-Minstrel Show
14  - King And I Soundtrack
15 15 Platters-Platters

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S ALBUM CHART FOR WEEK OF:July 28,1956
 1  1 MY FAIR LADY-CAST
 2  3 Calypso-Harry Belafonte
 3  2 Elvis Presley-Elvis Presley
 4  5 Songs For Swingin' Lovers-Frank Sinatra
 5  4 Carousel Soundtrack
 6  6 Belafonte-Harry Belafonte
 7  7 Picnic Soundtrack
 8  8 Oklahoma Soundtrack
 9 10 Bubbles In The Wine-Lawrence Welk
10 11 Night Winds-Jackie Gleason
11  - Eddy Duchin Story-Soundtrack
12 14 King And I Soundtrack
13 15 Platters-Platters
14 12 Four Freshmen & Five Trombones-Four Freshmen
15  - Ella Fitzgerald Sings Cole Porter Song Book-Ella Fitzgerald

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S ALBUM CHART FOR WEEK OF:August 4,1956
 1  1 MY FAIR LADY-CAST
 2  2 Calypso-Harry Belafonte
 3  3 Elvis Presley-Elvis Presley
 4  5 Carousel Soundtrack
 5  6 Belafonte-Harry Belafonte
 6  4 Songs For Swingin' Lovers-Frank Sinatra
 7 12 King And I Soundtrack
 8  7 Picnic Soundtrack
 9  8 Oklahoma Soundtrack
10 11 Eddy Duchin Story-Soundtrack
11  - Most Happy Fella Cast
12 10 Night Winds-Jackie Gleason
13 13 Platters-Platters
14 14 Four Freshmen & Five Trombones-Four Freshmen
15  9 Bubbles In The Wine-Lawrence Welk

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S ALBUM CHART FOR WEEK OF:August 11,1956
 1  1 MY FAIR LADY-CAST
 2  2 Calypso-Harry Belafonte
 3  3 Elvis Presley-Elvis Presley
 4  4 Carousel Soundtrack
 5  5 Belafonte-Harry Belafonte
 6  6 Songs For Swingin' Lovers-Frank Sinatra
 7  7 King And I Soundtrack
 8  8 Picnic Soundtrack
 9  9 Oklahoma Soundtrack
10 10 Eddy Duchin Story-Soundtrack
11 11 Most Happy Fella Cast
12 12 Night Winds-Jackie Gleason
13 13 Platters-Platters
14 14 Four Freshmen & Five Trombones-Four Freshmen
15 15 Bubbles In The Wine-Lawrence Welk

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S ALBUM CHART FOR WEEK OF:August 18,1956
 1  1 MY FAIR LADY-CAST
 2  2 Calypso-Harry Belafonte
 3  3 Elvis Presley-Elvis Presley
 4  7 King And I Soundtrack
 5  4 Carousel Soundtrack
 6 10 Eddy Duchin Story-Soundtrack
 7  5 Belafonte-Harry Belafonte
 8  6 Songs For Swingin' Lovers-Frank Sinatra
 9  9 Oklahoma Soundtrack
10 13 Platters-Platters
11 11 Most Happy Fella Cast
12  8 Picnic Soundtrack
13  - Say It With Music-Lawrence Welk
14 15 Bubbles In The Wine-Lawrence Welk
15 14 Four Freshmen & Five Trombones-Four Freshmen

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S ALBUM CHART FOR WEEK OF:August 25,1956
 1  1 MY FAIR LADY-CAST
 2  4 King And I Soundtrack
 3  2 Calypso-Harry Belafonte
 4  3 Elvis Presley-Elvis Presley
 5  5 Carousel Soundtrack
 6  6 Eddy Duchin Story-Soundtrack
 7  8 Songs For Swingin' Lovers-Frank Sinatra
 8  9 Oklahoma Soundtrack
 9  7 Belafonte-Harry Belafonte
10 10 Platters-Platters
11 13 Say It With Music-Lawrence Welk
12 12 Picnic Soundtrack
13 11 Most Happy Fella Cast
14 15 Four Freshmen & Five Trombones-Four Freshmen
15  - High Society Soundtrack

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S ALBUM CHART FOR WEEK OF:September 1,1956
 1  1 MY FAIR LADY-CAST
 2  3 Calypso-Harry Belafonte
 3  2 King And I Soundtrack
 4  4 Elvis Presley-Elvis Presley
 5  6 Eddy Duchin Story-Soundtrack
 6  7 Songs For Swingin' Lovers-Frank Sinatra
 7  9 Belafonte-Harry Belafonte
 8  5 Carousel Soundtrack
 9 10 Platters-Platters
10  8 Oklahoma Soundtrack
11 14 Four Freshmen & Five Trombones-Four Freshmen
12 15 High Society Soundtrack
13 12 Picnic Soundtrack
14 11 Say It With Music-Lawrence Welk
15  - Solo Mood-Paul Weston

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S ALBUM CHART FOR WEEK OF:September 8,1956
 1  2 CALYPSO-HARRY BELAFONTE
 2  3 King And I Soundtrack
 3  1 My Fair Lady-Cast
 4  4 Elvis Presley-Elvis Presley
 5  5 Eddy Duchin Story-Soundtrack
 6  6 Songs For Swingin' Lovers-Frank Sinatra
 7  7 Belafonte-Harry Belafonte
 8  9 Platters-Platters
 9 11 Four Freshmen & Five Trombones-Four Freshmen
10  8 Carousel Soundtrack
11 10 Oklahoma Soundtrack
12 12 High Society Soundtrack
13  - Stan Kenton In Hi-Fi
14 14 Say It With Music-Lawrence Welk
15  - Bubbles In The Wine-Lawrence Welk

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S ALBUM CHART FOR WEEK OF:September 15,1956
 1  1 CALYPSO-HARRY BELAFONTE
 2  2 King And I Soundtrack
 3  3 My Fair Lady-Cast
 4  5 Eddy Duchin Story-Soundtrack
 5  4 Elvis Presley-Elvis Presley
 6  7 Belafonte-Harry Belafonte
 7  6 Songs For Swingin' Lovers-Frank Sinatra
 8  8 Platters-Platters
 9 12 High Society Soundtrack
10  9 Four Freshmen & Five Trombones-Four Freshmen
11 11 Oklahoma Soundtrack
12 10 Carousel Soundtrack
13 14 Say It With Music-Lawrence Welk
14  - Solo Mood-Paul Weston
15 13 Stan Kenton In Hi-Fi

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S ALBUM CHART FOR WEEK OF:September 22,1956
 1  1 CALYPSO-HARRY BELAFONTE
 2  2 King And I Soundtrack
 3  3 My Fair Lady-Cast
 4  4 Eddy Duchin Story-Soundtrack
 5  5 Elvis Presley-Elvis Presley
 6  7 Songs For Swingin' Lovers-Frank Sinatra
 7  9 High Society Soundtrack
 8  6 Belafonte-Harry Belafonte
 9  8 Platters-Platters
10 11 Oklahoma Soundtrack
11 12 Carousel Soundtrack
12 14 Solo Mood-Paul Weston
13 10 Four Freshmen & Five Trombones-Four Freshmen
14 13 Say It With Music-Lawrence Welk
15  - Bubbles In The Wine-Lawrence Welk

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S ALBUM CHART FOR WEEK OF:September 29,1956
 1  1 CALYPSO-HARRY BELAFONTE
 2  2 King And I Soundtrack
 3  3 My Fair Lady-Cast
 4  4 Eddy Duchin Story-Soundtrack
 5  5 Elvis Presley-Elvis Presley
 6  7 High Society Soundtrack
 7  6 Songs For Swingin' Lovers-Frank Sinatra
 8  8 Belafonte-Harry Belafonte
 9  9 Platters-Platters
10 10 Oklahoma Soundtrack
11 11 Carousel Soundtrack
12 13 Four Freshmen & Five Trombones-Four Freshmen
13 14 Say It With Music-Lawrence Welk
14 12 Solo Mood-Paul Weston
15  - Misty Miss Christy-June Christy

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S ALBUM CHART FOR WEEK OF:October 6,1956
 1  2 KING AND I SOUNDTRACK
 2  1 Calypso-Harry Belafonte
 3  4 Eddy Duchin Story-Soundtrack
 4  3 My Fair Lady-Cast
 5  6 High Society Soundtrack
 6  5 Elvis Presley-Elvis Presley
 7  7 Songs For Swingin' Lovers-Frank Sinatra
 8  8 Belafonte-Harry Belafonte
 9 10 Oklahoma Soundtrack
10  9 Platters-Platters
11 12 Four Freshmen & Five Trombones-Four Freshmen
12 11 Carousel Soundtrack
13 13 Say It With Music-Lawrence Welk
14 14 Solo Mood-Paul Weston
15  - On The Sunny Side-Four Lads

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S ALBUM CHART FOR WEEK OF:October 13,1956
 1  3 EDDY DUCHIN STORY-SOUNDTRACK
 2  1 King And I Soundtrack
 3  4 My Fair Lady-Cast
 4  2 Calypso-Harry Belafonte
 5  5 High Society Soundtrack
 6  6 Elvis Presley-Elvis Presley
 7  7 Songs For Swingin' Lovers-Frank Sinatra
 8 10 Platters-Platters
 9  8 Belafonte-Harry Belafonte
10  9 Oklahoma Soundtrack
11 12 Carousel Soundtrack
12 13 Say It With Music-Lawrence Welk
13 11 Four Freshmen & Five Trombones-Four Freshmen
14 15 On The Sunny Side-Four Lads
15  - Misty Miss Christy-June Christy

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S ALBUM CHART FOR WEEK OF:October 20,1956
 1  4 CALYPSO-HARRY BELAFONTE
 2  1 Eddy Duchin Story-Soundtrack
 3  3 My Fair Lady-Cast
 4  2 King And I Soundtrack
 5  5 High Society Soundtrack
 6  6 Elvis Presley-Elvis Presley
 7  8 Platters-Platters
 8  7 Songs For Swingin' Lovers-Frank Sinatra
 9  9 Belafonte-Harry Belafonte
10 10 Oklahoma Soundtrack
11 11 Carousel Soundtrack
12 12 Say It With Music-Lawrence Welk
13  - Freshmen Favorites-Four Freshmen
14 13 Four Freshmen & Five Trombones-Four Freshmen
15 15 Misty Miss Christy-June Christy

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S ALBUM CHART FOR WEEK OF:October 27,1956
 1  1 CALYPSO-HARRY BELAFONTE
 2  2 Eddy Duchin Story-Soundtrack
 3  4 King And I Soundtrack
 4  3 My Fair Lady-Cast
 5  5 High Society Soundtrack
 6  6 Elvis Presley-Elvis Presley
 7  8 Songs For Swingin' Lovers-Frank Sinatra
 8  9 Belafonte-Harry Belafonte
 9 10 Oklahoma Soundtrack
10  7 Platters-Platters
11 11 Carousel Soundtrack
12 13 Freshmen Favorites-Four Freshmen
13 12 Say It With Music-Lawrence Welk
14 14 Four Freshmen & Five Trombones-Four Freshmen
15  - Howdy-Pat Boone

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S ALBUM CHART FOR WEEK OF:November 3,1956
 1  1 CALYPSO-HARRY BELAFONTE
 2  2 Eddy Duchin Story-Soundtrack
 3  4 King And I Soundtrack
 4  3 My Fair Lady-Cast
 5  5 High Society Soundtrack
 6  6 Elvis Presley-Elvis Presley
 7  8 Belafonte-Harry Belafonte
 8  7 Songs For Swingin' Lovers-Frank Sinatra
 9  9 Oklahoma Soundtrack
10 11 Carousel Soundtrack
11 13 Say It With Music-Lawrence Welk
12 10 Platters-Platters
13 12 Freshmen Favorites-Four Freshmen
14  - Misty Miss Christy-June Christy
15  - The Elgart Touch-Les Elgart

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S ALBUM CHART FOR WEEK OF:November 10,1956
 1  1 CALYPSO-HARRY BELAFONTE
 2  2 Eddy Duchin Story-Soundtrack
 3  3 King And I Soundtrack
 4  4 My Fair Lady-Cast
 5  5 High Society Soundtrack
 6  6 Elvis Presley-Elvis Presley
 7  7 Belafonte-Harry Belafonte
 8  8 Songs For Swingin' Lovers-Frank Sinatra
 9  9 Oklahoma Soundtrack
10 11 Say It With Music-Lawrence Welk
11 13 Freshmen Favorites-Four Freshmen
12 10 Carousel Soundtrack
13  - Elvis-Elvis Presley
14 12 Platters-Platters
15 15 The Elgart Touch-Les Elgart

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S ALBUM CHART FOR WEEK OF:November 17,1956
 1  1 CALYPSO-HARRY BELAFONTE
 2  2 Eddy Duchin Story-Soundtrack
 3  4 My Fair Lady-Cast
 4  3 King And I Soundtrack
 5  5 High Society Soundtrack
 6  6 Elvis Presley-Elvis Presley
 7 13 Elvis-Elvis Presley
 8  8 Songs For Swingin' Lovers-Frank Sinatra
 9  7 Belafonte-Harry Belafonte
10  9 Oklahoma Soundtrack
11 10 Say It With Music-Lawrence Welk
12 14 Platters-Platters
13 11 Freshmen Favorites-Four Freshmen
14 15 The Elgart Touch-Les Elgart
15 12 Carousel Soundtrack

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S ALBUM CHART FOR WEEK OF:November 24,1956
 1  1 CALYPSO-HARRY BELAFONTE
 2  2 Eddy Duchin Story-Soundtrack
 3  7 Elvis-Elvis Presley
 4  4 King And I Soundtrack
 5  3 My Fair Lady-Cast
 6  5 High Society Soundtrack
 7  6 Elvis Presley-Elvis Presley
 8  9 Belafonte-Harry Belafonte
 9  8 Songs For Swingin' Lovers-Frank Sinatra
10 10 Oklahoma Soundtrack
11 11 Say It With Music-Lawrence Welk
12 12 Platters-Platters
13 14 The Elgart Touch-Les Elgart
14  - Howdy-Pat Boone
15  - Manhattan Tower-Gordon Jenkins

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S ALBUM CHART FOR WEEK OF:December 1,1956
 1  1 CALYPSO-HARRY BELAFONTE
 2  3 Elvis-Elvis Presley
 3  2 Eddy Duchin Story-Soundtrack
 4  4 King And I Soundtrack
 5  5 My Fair Lady-Cast
 6  6 High Society Soundtrack
 7  7 Elvis Presley-Elvis Presley
 8  8 Belafonte-Harry Belafonte
 9  9 Songs For Swingin' Lovers-Frank Sinatra
10 10 Oklahoma Soundtrack
11 11 Say It With Music-Lawrence Welk
12 12 Platters-Platters
13 15 Manhattan Tower-Gordon Jenkins
14 13 The Elgart Touch-Les Elgart
15  - Freshmen Favorites-Four Freshmen

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S ALBUM CHART FOR WEEK OF:December 8,1956
 1  2 ELVIS-ELVIS PRESLEY
 2  1 Calypso-Harry Belafonte
 3  5 My Fair Lady-Cast
 4  3 Eddy Duchin Story-Soundtrack
 5  4 King And I Soundtrack
 6  6 High Society Soundtrack
 7  7 Elvis Presley-Elvis Presley
 8  8 Belafonte-Harry Belafonte
 9  9 Songs For Swingin' Lovers-Frank Sinatra
10 10 Oklahoma Soundtrack
11 11 Say It With Music-Lawrence Welk
12 12 Platters-Platters
13 13 Manhattan Tower-Gordon Jenkins
14 14 The Elgart Touch-Les Elgart
15 15 Freshmen Favorites-Four Freshmen

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S ALBUM CHART FOR WEEK OF:December 15,1956
 1  1 ELVIS-ELVIS PRESLEY
 2  2 Calypso-Harry Belafonte
 3  4 Eddy Duchin Story-Soundtrack
 4  3 My Fair Lady-Cast
 5  5 King And I Soundtrack
 6  6 High Society Soundtrack
 7  7 Elvis Presley-Elvis Presley
 8  9 Songs For Swingin' Lovers-Frank Sinatra
 9  8 Belafonte-Harry Belafonte
10 10 Oklahoma Soundtrack
11 11 Say It With Music-Lawrence Welk
12  - Ella & Louis-Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong
13 13 Manhattan Tower-Gordon Jenkins
14 12 Platters-Platters
15 14 The Elgart Touch-Les Elgart

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S ALBUM CHART FOR WEEK OF:December 22,1956
 1  1 ELVIS-ELVIS PRESLEY
 2  2 Calypso-Harry Belafonte
 3  5 King And I Soundtrack
 4  3 Eddy Duchin Story-Soundtrack
 5  4 My Fair Lady-Cast
 6  7 Elvis Presley-Elvis Presley
 7  6 High Society Soundtrack
 8  9 Belafonte-Harry Belafonte
 9  8 Songs For Swingin' Lovers-Frank Sinatra
10 10 Oklahoma Soundtrack
11  - Merry Christmas-Lawrence Welk
12 11 Say It With Music-Lawrence Welk
13  - This Is Sinatra-Frank Sinatra
14 12 Ella & Louis-Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong
15  - Jerry Lewis Just Sings-Jerry Lewis

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S ALBUM CHART FOR WEEK OF:December 29,1956
 1  1 ELVIS-ELVIS PRESLEY
 2  2 Calypso-Harry Belafonte
 3  5 My Fair Lady-Cast
 4  4 Eddy Duchin Story-Soundtrack
 5  3 King And I Soundtrack
 6  6 Elvis Presley-Elvis Presley
 7  7 High Society Soundtrack
 8 11 Merry Christmas-Lawrence Welk
 9 10 Oklahoma Soundtrack
10  9 Songs For Swingin' Lovers-Frank Sinatra
11  8 Belafonte-Harry Belafonte
12 12 Say It With Music-Lawrence Welk
13 13 This Is Sinatra-Frank Sinatra
14  - Platters-Platters
15 15 Jerry Lewis Just Sings-Jerry Lewis

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