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BILLBOARD MAGAZINE'S (DISC JOCKEY PLAYS CHART:BARRY KOWAL) TOP SINGLES OF 1956 PDF Print E-mail
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Jan 24, 2017 at 03:50 AM
BILLBOARD MAGAZINE'S (DISC JOCKEY PLAYS CHART:BARRY KOWAL) TOP SINGLES OF 1956




Singing the Blues      





No.-Song-Artist-Label-Month
  1-SINGING THE BLUES-GUY  MITCHELL-COLUMBIA-DECEMBER      1042
  2-WAYWARD WIND GOGI GRANT-ERA-July                                                              1016
  3-LISBON ANTIGUA-NELSON RIDDLE-CAPITOL-February                             1006
  4-GREEN DOOR JIM LOWE-Dot-October                                                                988
  5-POOR PEOPLE OF PARIS LES BAXTER-Capitol-March                                                  984
  6-DON'T BE CRUEL ELVIS PRESLEY-RCA-September                                                     974
  7-MOONGLOW & THEME FROM PICNIC-MORRIS STOLOFF-Decca-May                  932
  8-HEARTBREAK HOTEL-Elvis Presley-RCA-May                                                         902
  9-MEMORIES ARE MADE OF THIS-Dean Martin-Capitol-January                              896
 10-ROCK AND ROLL WALTZ-Kay Starr-RCA-February                                                     890
 11-Canadian Sunset-Hugo Winterhalter & Eddie Heywood-RCA-October                    880
 12-The Great Pretender-Platters-Mercury-February                                                  824
 13-Love Me Tender-Elvis Presley-RCA-November                                                      818
 14-Hot Diggity-Perry Como-RCA-April                                                               794
 15-No,Not Much-Four Lads-Columbia-March                                                           788
 16-Just Walking In The Rain-Johnnie Ray-Columbia-October                                          786
 17-My Prayer-Platters-Mercury-August                                                              778
 18-True Love-Bing Crosby & Grace Kelly-Capitol-November                               778
 19-Whatever Will Be,Will Be-Doris Day-Columbia-August                                             760
 20-Allegheny Moon-Patti Page-Mercury-August                                                       678
 21-Standing On The Corner-Four Lads-Columbia-June                                                 670
 22-Hey,Jealous Lover-Frank Sinatra-Capitol-December                                               646
 23-Friendly Persuasion-Pat Boone-Dot-October                                                      640
 24-I Almost Lost My Mind Pat Boone-Dot-July                                                       634
 25-On The Street Where You Live-Vic Damone-Columbia-July                             588
 26-I'll Be Home-Pat Boone-Dot-March                                                               578
 27-Hound Dog-Elvis Presley-RCA-August                                                             566
 28-Love Me-Elvis Presley-RCA-December                                                             548
 29-Moonglow & Theme From Picnic-George Cates-Coral-June                                           542
 30-Born To Be With You-Chordettes-Cadence-July                                                    536
 31-Moonlight Gambler-Frankie Laine-Columbia-December                                              528
 32-Tonight You Belong To Me-Patience & Prudence-Liberty-September                    506
 33-Band Of Gold-Don Cherry-Columbia-January                                                       492
 34-Blueberry Hill-Fats Domino-Imperial-November                                                   484
 35-I Want You,I Need You, I Love You-Elvis Presley-RCA-July                                       446
 36-Blue Suede Shoes-Carl Perkins-Sun-April                                                        438
 37-Canadian Sunset-Andy Williams-Cadence-September                                                434
 38-Honky Tonk-Bill Doggett-King-October                                                           426
 39-I'm In Love Again-Fats Domino-Imperial-June                                                    408
 40-(You've Got) The Magic Touch-Platters-Mercury-May                                              404
 41-See You Later,Alligator-Bill Haley & The Comets-Decca-February                    400
 42-Ivory Tower-Cathy Carr-Fraternity-June                                                         392
 43-Ivory Tower-Gale Storm-Dot-May                                                                 384
 44-More-Perry Como-RCA-July                                                                       378
 45-Why Do Fools Fall In Love-Frankie Lymon & Teenagers-Gee-March                                  342
 46-Moritat(A Theme From The Three Penny Opera)-Dick Hyman Trio-MGM-March               338
 47-A Teenage Prayer-Gale Storm-Dot-January                                                        298
 48-Rose And A Baby Ruth-George Hamilton IV-ABC Paramount-December                                 294
 49-Song For A Summer Night-Mitch Miller-Columbia-September                                        292
 50-Happy Whistler-Don Robertson-Capitol-May                                                       282
 51-Dungaree Doll-Eddie Fisher-RCA-January                                                         282
 52-A Tear Fell-Teresa Brewer-Coral-April                                                          268
 53-Cindy,Oh Cindy-Eddie Fisher-RCA-November                                                       266
 54-Ivory Tower-Otis Williams & The Charms-De Luxe-May                                             260
 55-Tender Trap-Frank Sinatra-Capitol-January                                                      240
 56-Soft Summer Breeze-Eddie Heywood-Mercury-September                                             238
 57-Gonna Get Along Without You Now-Patience & Prudence-Liberty-December     224
 58-Sweet Old Fashioned Girl-Teresa Brewer-Coral-August                                            214
 59-Glendora-Perry Como-RCA-June                                                                   208
 60-Why Do Fools Fall In Love-Gale Storm-Dot-March                                                 206
 61-Night Lights-Nat King Cole-Capitol-November                                                    180
 62-The Flying Saucer(Parts 1 & 2)Buchanan & Goodman-Luniverse-August                              168
 63-Be-Bop-A-Lula-Gene Vincent & The Blue Caps-Capitol-July                                        152
 64-A Theme From The Three Penny Opera-Richard Hayman & Jan August-Mercury-February   150
 65-Two Different Worlds-Don Rondo-Jubilee-November                                                148
 66-Juke Box Baby-Perry Como-RCA-March                                                             148
 67-All At Once You Love Her-Perry Como-RCA-January                                                148
 68-After The Lights Go Down-Al Hibbler-Decca-September                                            116
 69-Rock Island Line-Lonnie Donegan-London-April                                                    84
 70-Why Do Fools Fall In Love-Diamonds-Mercury-April                                                76
 71-Garden Of Eden-Joe Valino-Vik-November                                                          74
 72-Mama From The Train-Patti Page-Mercury-December                                                 72
 73-Eddie My Love-Fontane Sisters-Dot-March                                                         70
 74-Chain Gang-Booby Scott-ABC Paramount-February                                                   70
 75-Since I Met You Baby-Ivory Joe Hunter-Atlantic-December                                         68
 76-In The Middle Of The House-Vaughan Monroe-RCA-September                                         40
 77-From The Candy Store On The Corner-Tony Bennett-Columbia-September                              40
 78-Mary's Boy Child-Harry Belafonte-RCA-December                                                   38
 79-Cindy,Oh Cindy-Vince Martin & The Tarriers-RCA-November                                         38
 80-When The White Lilacs Bloom Again-Helmut Zacharias-Decca-September                              38
 81-Therese Of The Roses-Billy Ward-Liberty-September                                               36
 82-Walk Hand In Hand-Tony Martin-RCA-June                                                          36
 83-How Little We Know-Frank Sinatra-Capitol-June                                                   36
 84-Mr.Wonderful-Sarah Vaughan-Mercury-February                                                     36
 85-Jamaica Farewell-Harry Belafonte-RCA-December                                                   34
 86-Transfusion-Nervous Norvous-Dot-June                                                            34
 87-Picnic-McGuire Sisters-Coral-May                                                                34
 88-Mr.Wonderful-Peggy Lee-Decca-March                                                              34
 89-Eddie My Love-Chordettes-Cadence-March                                                          34
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