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UNITED KINGDOM'S WEEKLY ALBUM CHARTS FROM 1956

UNITED KINGDOM ALBUM CHART FOR WEEK BEGINNING:JULY 22,1956
(First Weekly Album Chart in the UK)
TW LW Wks Title Artist
 1 NE  1 SONGS FOR SWINGIN' LOVERS-FRANK SINATRA
 2 NE  1 Carousel-Original Soundtrack
 3 NE  1 Mel Torme At The Crescendo-Mel Torme
 4 NE  1 Louis Armstrong At The Crescendo-Louis Armstrong
 5 NE  1 Oklahoma!-Original Soundtrack
 
UNITED KINGDOM ALBUM CHART FOR WEEK BEGINNING:JULY 29,1956
TW LW Wks Title Artist
 1  1  2 SONGS FOR SWINGIN' LOVERS-FRANK SINATRA
 2  2  2 Carousel-Original Soundtrack
 3  3  2 Mel Torme At The Crescendo-Mel Torme
 4  5  2 Oklahoma!-Original Soundtrack
 5 NE  1 Rock Around The Clock-Bill Haley And His Comets

UNITED KINGDOM ALBUM CHART FOR WEEK BEGINNING:AUGUST 5,1956
TW LW Wks Title Artist
 1  2  3 CAROUSEL-ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK
 2  1  3 Songs For Swingin' Lovers-Frank Sinatra
 3  3  3 Mel Torme At The Crescendo-Mel Torme
 4  5  2 Rock Around The Clock-Bill Haley And His Comets
 5 NE  1 The Student Prince-Mario Lanza

UNITED KINGDOM ALBUM CHART FOR WEEK BEGINNING:AUGUST 12,1956
TW LW Wks Title Artist
 1  1  4 CAROUSEL-ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK
 2  2  4 Songs For Swingin' Lovers-Frank Sinatra
 3  3  4 Mel Torme At The Crescendo-Mel Torme
 4  4  3 Rock Around The Clock-Bill Haley And His Comets
 5 NE  1 Mel Torme With The Marty Paich Dek-Tette-Mel Torme
 
UNITED KINGDOM ALBUM CHART FOR WEEK BEGINNING:AUGUST 19,1956
TW LW Wks Title Artist
 1  2  5 SONGS FOR SWINGIN' LOVERS-FRANK SINATRA
 2  1  5 Carousel-Original Soundtrack
 3  5  2 Mel Torme With The Marty Paich Dek-Tette-Mel Torme
 4 RE  3 Oklahoma!-Original Soundtrack
 5 NE  1 Eddy Duchin Story-Original Soundtrack

UNITED KINGDOM ALBUM CHART FOR WEEK BEGINNING:AUGUST 26,1956
TW LW Wks Title Artist
 1  2  6 CAROUSEL-ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK
 2  1  6 Songs For Swingin' Lovers-Frank Sinatra
 3  5  2 Eddy Duchin Story-Original Soundtrack
 4 RE  4 Rock Around The Clock-Bill Haley And His Comets
 5  3  3 Mel Torme With The Marty Paich Dek-Tette-Mel Torme
 
UNITED KINGDOM ALBUM CHART FOR WEEK BEGINNING:SEPTEMBER 2,1956
TW LW Wks Title Artist
 1  1  7 CAROUSEL-ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK
 2  2  7 Songs For Swingin' Lovers-Frank Sinatra
 3  4  5 Rock Around The Clock-Bill Haley And His Comets
 4  3  3 Eddy Duchin Story-Original Soundtrack
 5  5  4 Mel Torme With The Marty Paich Dek-Tette-Mel Torme
 
UNITED KINGDOM ALBUM CHART FOR WEEK BEGINNING:SEPTEMBER 9,1956
TW LW Wks Title Artist
 1  1  8 CAROUSEL-ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK
 2  2  8 Songs For Swingin' Lovers-Frank Sinatra
 3  4  6 Rock Around The Clock-Bill Haley And His Comets
 4 RE  4 Oklahoma!-Original Soundtrack
 5  4  4 Eddy Duchin Story-Original Soundtrack
 
UNITED KINGDOM ALBUM CHART FOR WEEK BEGINNING:SEPTEMBER 16,1956
TW LW Wks Title Artist
 1  1  9 CAROUSEL-ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK
 2  3  7 Rock Around The Clock-Bill Haley And His Comets
 3  4  5 Oklahoma!-Original Soundtrack
 4 NE  1 The King And I-Original Soundtrack
 5  2  9 Songs For Swingin' Lovers-Frank Sinatra
 
UNITED KINGDOM ALBUM CHART FOR WEEK BEGINNING:SEPTEMBER 23,1956
TW LW Wks Title Artist
 1  3  6 OKLAHOMA!-ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK
 2  2  8 Rock Around The Clock-Bill Haley And His Comets
 3  1 10 Carousel-Original Soundtrack
 4  4  2 The King And I-Original Soundtrack
 5 NE  1 Salad Days-London Cast
 
UNITED KINGDOM ALBUM CHART FOR WEEK BEGINNING:SEPTEMBER 30,1956
TW LW Wks Title Artist
 1  1  7 OKLAHOMA!-ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK
 2  4  3 The King And I-Original Soundtrack
 3  2  9 Rock Around The Clock-Bill Haley And His Comets
 4 RE 10 Songs For Swingin' Lovers-Frank Sinatra

UNITED KINGDOM ALBUM CHART FOR WEEK BEGINNING:OCTOBER 7,1956
TW LW Wks Title Artist
 1  2  4 THE KING AND I-ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK
 2 RE 11 Carousel-Original Soundtrack
 3  1  8 Oklahoma!-Original Soundtrack
 4  3 10 Rock Around The Clock-Bill Haley And His Comets
 5  4 11 Songs For Swingin' Lovers-Frank Sinatra

UNITED KINGDOM ALBUM CHART FOR WEEK BEGINNING:OCTOBER 14,1956
TW LW Wks Title Artist
 1  1  5 THE KING AND I-ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK
 2  3  9 Oklahoma!-Original Soundtrack
 3  4 11 Rock Around The Clock-Bill Haley And His Comets
 4  2 12 Carousel-Original Soundtrack
 5 NE  1 Rock n' Roll Stage Shows-Bill Haley And His Comets

UNITED KINGDOM ALBUM CHART FOR WEEK BEGINNING:OCTOBER 21,1956
TW LW Wks Title Artist
 1  5  2 ROCK N' ROLL STAGE SHOWS-BILL HALEY AND HIS COMETS
 2  1  6 The King And I-Original Soundtrack
 3  3 12 Rock Around The Clock-Bill Haley And His Comets
 4  2 10 Oklahoma!-Original Soundtrack
 5  4 13 Carousel-Original Soundtrack

UNITED KINGDOM ALBUM CHART FOR WEEK BEGINNING:OCTOBER 28,1956
TW LW Wks Title Artist
 1  2  7 THE KING AND I-ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK
 2  1  3 Rock n' Roll Stage Shows-Bill Haley And His Comets
 3 NE  1 Elvis Presley Rock n' Roll-Elvis Presley
 4  3 13 Rock Around The Clock-Bill Haley And His Comets

UNITED KINGDOM ALBUM CHART FOR WEEK BEGINNING:NOVEMBER 4,1956
TW LW Wks Title Artist
 1  3  2 ELVIS PRESLEY ROCK N' ROLL-ELVIS PRESLEY
 2  2  4 Rock n' Roll Stage Shows-Bill Haley And His Comets
 3  1  8 The King And I-Original Soundtrack
 4 RE 14 Carousel-Original Soundtrack
 5 RE 11 Oklahoma!-Original Soundtrack

UNITED KINGDOM ALBUM CHART FOR WEEK BEGINNING:NOVEMBER 11,1956
TW LW Wks Title Artist
 1  3  9 THE KING AND I-ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK
 2  1  3 Elvis Presley Rock n' Roll-Elvis Presley
 3  2  5 Rock n' Roll Stage Shows-Bill Haley And His Comets
 4  5 12 Oklahoma!-Original Soundtrack
 4 NE  1 Showcase-Lonnie Donegan

UNITED KINGDOM ALBUM CHART FOR WEEK BEGINNING:NOVEMBER 18,1956
TW LW Wks Title Artist
 1  1 10 THE KING AND I-ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK
 2  2  4 Elvis Presley Rock n' Roll-Elvis Presley
 3  4 13 Oklahoma!-Original Soundtrack
 3  4  2 Showcase-Lonnie Donegan
 4  3  6 Rock n' Roll Stage Shows-Bill Haley And His Comets

UNITED KINGDOM ALBUM CHART FOR WEEK BEGINNING:NOVEMBER 25,1956
TW LW Wks Title Artist
 1  1 11 THE KING AND I-ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK
 2  3  3 Showcase-Lonnie Donegan
 3  3 14 Oklahoma!-Original Soundtrack
 4 RE 15 Carousel-Original Soundtrack
 5  2  5 Elvis Presley Rock n' Roll-Elvis Presley

UNITED KINGDOM ALBUM CHART FOR WEEK BEGINNING:DECEMBER 2,1956
TW LW Wks Title Artist
 1  1 12 THE KING AND I-ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK
 2  3  4 Showcase-Lonnie Donegan
 3  3 15 Oklahoma!-Original Soundtrack
 4 RE 16 Carousel-Original Soundtrack
 5  2  6 Elvis Presley Rock n' Roll-Elvis Presley

UNITED KINGDOM ALBUM CHART FOR WEEK BEGINNING:DECEMBER 9,1956
TW LW Wks Title Artist
 1  1 13 THE KING AND I-ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK
 2  2  5 Showcase-Lonnie Donegan
 3 RE  7 Rock n' Roll Stage Shows-Bill Haley And His Comets
 4  5  7 Elvis Presley Rock n' Roll-Elvis Presley
 5  4 17 Carousel-Original Soundtrack

UNITED KINGDOM ALBUM CHART FOR WEEK BEGINNING:DECEMBER 16,1956
TW LW Wks Title Artist
 1  1 14 THE KING AND I-ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK
 2  2  6 Showcase-Lonnie Donegan
 3 NE  1 High Society-Original Soundtrack
 4  5 18 Carousel-Original Soundtrack
 5 RE 14 Rock Around The Clock-Bill Haley And His Comets

UNITED KINGDOM ALBUM CHART FOR WEEK BEGINNING:DECEMBER 23,1956
TW LW Wks Title Artist
 1  1 15 THE KING AND I-ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK
 2  2  7 Showcase-Lonnie Donegan
 3  3  2 High Society-Original Soundtrack
 4  4 19 Carousel-Original Soundtrack
 5  5 15 Rock Around The Clock-Bill Haley And His Comets

UNITED KINGDOM ALBUM CHART FOR WEEK BEGINNING:DECEMBER 30,1956
TW LW Wks Title Artist
 1  1 16 THE KING AND I-ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK
 2  2  8 Showcase-Lonnie Donegan
 3  3  3 High Society-Original Soundtrack
 4  5 16 Rock Around The Clock-Bill Haley And His Comets
 5 RE 12 Songs For Swingin' Lovers-Frank Sinatra
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