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BILLBOARD MAGAZINE'S (DISC JOCKEY PLAYS CHART:BARRY KOWAL) TOP SINGLES OF 1946 PDF Print E-mail
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May 18, 2017 at 09:24 PM
BILLBOARD MAGAZINE'S (DISC JOCKEY PLAYS CHART:BARRY KOWAL) TOP SINGLES OF 1946









 
 
 
No. Song-Artist-Peak Month
  1 TO EACH HIS OWN-EDDY HOWARD ORCH.-AUGUST 1626 
  2 FIVE MINUTES MORE-FRANK SINATRA, AXEL STORDAHL ORCHESTRA-September 1400 
  3 PRISONER OF LOVE-PERRY COMO, RUSS CASE ORCHESTRA-June 1328 
  4 THE GYPSY-DINAH SHORE, SONNY BURKE ORCHESTRA-May 1264 
  5 OH!WHAT IT SEEMED TO BE-FRANK SINATRA,AXEL STORDAHL ORCHESTRA-March 1092 
  6 THE GYPSY-INK SPOTS-June 1048 
  7 RUMORS ARE FLYING-FRANKIE CARLE ORCHESTRA, MARJORIE HUGHES-October 1016 
  8 OH!WHAT IT SEEMED TO BE-Frankie Carle Orchestra,Marjorie Hughes-March 1016 
  9 DOCTOR,LAWYER, INDIAN CHIEF-Betty Hutton,Paul Weston Orchestra-February 1004 
 10 SYMPHONY-Freddy Martin Orchestra, Clyde Rogers-January 994 
 11 Personality-Johnny Mercer, Paul Weston Orchestra, Pied Pipers-March 960 
 12 Ole Buttermilk Sky-Kay Kyser Orchestra, Michael Douglas-November 954 
 13 To Each His Own-Freddy Martin Orchestra, Stuart Wade-August 928 
 14 Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!-Vaughn Monroe Orchestra, Norton Sisters-January 908 
 15 I Can't Begin To Tell You-Bing Crosby, Carmen Cavallaro Orchestra-January 838 
 16 Laughing On The Outside (Crying On The Inside)-Dinah Shore, Sonny Burke Orchestra-May 806 
 17 Symphony-Benny Goodman Orchestra, Liza Morrow-January 776 
 18 To Each His Own-Modernaires, Paula Kelly, Mannie Klein Orchestra-September 764 
 19 South America, Take It Away-Bing Crosby, Andrews Sisters, Vic Schoen Orchestra-September 754 
 20 Doin' What Comes Natur'lly-Dinah Shore, Spade Cooley Orchestra-July 752 
 21 Dig You Later (A Hubba-hubba-hubba)-Perry Como, Satisfiers-January 728 
 22 Surrender-Perry Como, Russ Case Orchestra-August 728 
 23 They Say It's Wonderful-Frank Sinatra, Axel Stordahl Orchestra-July 718 
 24 The Old Lamp-lighter-Kay Kyser Orchestra, Michael Douglas-December 708 
 25 You Won't Be Satisfied (Until You Break My Heart)-Les Brown Orchestra, Doris Day-April 682 
 26 Doin' What Comes Natur'lly-Freddy Martin Orchestra, Glenn Hughes, Martin Men-July 676 
 27 The Gypsy-Sammy Kaye Orchestra, Mary Marlow-June 626 
 28  South America, Take It Away-Xavier Cugat Orchestra,Buddy Clark-September 624
 29 Laughing On The Outside (Crying On The Inside)-Andy Russell, Paul Weston Orchestra-June 620 
 30 Laughing On The Outside (Crying On The Inside)-Teddy Walters, Lou Bring Orchestra-May 600 
 31 Symphony-Jo Stafford, Paul Weston Orchestra-February 588 
 32 The Coffee Song (They've Got An Awful Lot Of Coffee In Brazil)-Frank Sinatra, Axel Stordahl Orch.-October 588 
 33 I Can't Begin To Tell You-Harry James Orchestra, Ruth Haag-February 564
 34 The House Of Blue Lights-Freddie Slack Orchestra, Ella Mae Morse-July 558 
 35 One-zy, Two-zy (I Love You-zy)-Phil Harris  Orchestra-April 556 
 36 To Each His Own-Tony Martin, Al Sack Orchestra, Starlighters-August 552 
 37 Five Minutes More-Tex Beneke & The Glenn Miller Orchestra-October 530 
 38 Sioux City Sue-Bing Crosby, Jesters, Bob Haggart Orchestra-May 528 
 39 Shoo-fly Pie (And Apple Pan Dowdy)-Stan Kenton Orchestra, June Christy-April 510 
 40 Day By Day-Frank Sinatra, Axel Stordahl Orchestra-March 496 
 41 The Whole World Is Singing My Song-Les Brown Orchestra, Doris Day-November 494 
 42 Symphony-Bing Crosby, Victor Young Orchestra-March 440 
 43 Surrender-Woody Herman Orchestra, Blue Flames-July 440 
 44 Cement Mixer (Put-ti, Put-ti)-Alvino Rey Orchestra, Rocky Coluccio-June 418 
 45 Prisoner Of Love-Billy Eckstine-May 408 
 46 The Rickety Rickshaw Man-Eddy Howard Orchestra-December 406
 47 Shoo-fly Pie (And Apple Pan Dowdy)-Dinah Shore, Sonny Burke Orchestra-April 404 
 48 To Each His Own-Ink Spots-September 404 
 49 The Mad Boogie-Count Basie Orchestra-June 396 
 50 I'm A Big Girl Now-Sammy Kaye Orchestra, Betty Barclay-May 382 
 51 They Say It's Wonderful-Perry Como, Russ Case Orchestra-July 376 
 52 Rumors Are Flying-Betty Rhodes, Charles Dant Orchestra-December 372 
 53 I Can't Begin To Tell You-Andy Russell, Paul Weston Orchestra-February 354
 54 Aren't You Glad You're You?-Bing Crosby, John Scott Trotter Orchestra-January 354 
 55 I'm Always Chasing Rainbows-Perry Como, Satisfiers-March 348 
 56 The Old Lamp-lighter-Hal Derwin, Frank Devol Orchestra-December 346 
 57 The Christmas Song (Merry Christmas To You)-King Cole Trio-December 337 
 58 Oh! What It Seemed To Be-Dick Haymes, Helen Forrest, Earle Hagen Orchestra-March 336 
 59 Rumors Are Flying-Billy Butterfield Orchestra, Pat O'connor-November 326 
 60 Pretending-Andy Russell, Paul Weston Orchestra-September 322 
 61 Atlanta, Ga-Sammy Kaye Orchestra, Billy Williams-March 318 
 62 I Can't Begin To Tell You-Sammy Kaye Orchestra, Nancy Norman-March 314 
 63 You Won't Be Satisfied (Until You Break My Heart)-Perry Como, Satisfiers-March 314 
 64 Just The Other Day-Sam Donahue Orchestra, Mynell Allen-August 302 
 65 One-zy, Two-zy (I Love You-zy)-Freddy Martin Orchestra, Martin Men-April 294 
 66 Rumors Are Flying-Three Suns-November 282 
 67 Rumors Are Flying-Andrews Sisters, Les Paul, Vic Schoen Orchestra-November 276 
 68 Ole Buttermilk Sky-Paul Weston Orchestra, Matt Dennis-December 270 
 69 I Don't Know Enough About You-Peggy Lee, Dave Barbour Orchestra-July 260 
 70 The Things We Did Last Summer-Frank Sinatra, Axel Stordahl Orchestra-December 258 
 71 Boogie Blues-Gene Krupa Orchestra, Anita O'day-August 248 
 72 It's All Over Now-Peggy Lee, Dave Barbour Orchestra-November 238 
 73 Bumble Boogie-Freddy Martin Orchestra-June 228 
 74 All Through The Day-Perry Como, Russ Case Orchestra-May 226 
 75 Hey! Ba-ba-re-bop-Tex Beneke & The Glenn Miller Orchestra-June 224 
 76 Dinah-Sam Donahue Orchestra-August 224 
 77 Passe-Tex Beneke & The Glenn Miller Orchestra, Lillian Lane-October 220 
 78 Rumors Are Flying-Tony Martin, Al Sack Orchestra, Lyttle Sisters-October 210 
 79 They Say It's Wonderful-Andy Russell, Paul Weston Orchestra-June 210 
 80 Money Is The Root Of All Evil-Andrews Sisters, Guy Lombardo Orchestra-February 208 
 81 I Got The Sun In The Morning-Les Brown Orchestra, Doris Day-July 204 
 82 Stone Cold Dead In The Market (He Had It Coming)-Ella Fitzgerald, Louis Jordan-August 204 
 83 Oh! What It Seemed To Be-Charlie Spivak Orchestra, Jimmy Saunders-April 204 
 84 Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!-Woody Herman Orchestra-February 192 
 85 You Keep Coming Back Like A Song-Jo Stafford, Paul Weston Orchestra-November 190
 86 Chickery Chick-Gene Krupa Orchestra, Anita O'day-January 188 
 87 Blue Skies-Count Basie Orchestra, Jimmy Rushing-October 180 
 88 It Might As Well Be Spring-Sammy Kaye Orchestra, Billy Williams-January 172 
 89 The Gypsy-Hal Mcintyre Orchestra, Frankie Lester-June 164 
 90 Choo Choo Ch' Boogie-Louis Jordan & The Tympany Five-September 164 
 91 All That Glitters Is Not Gold-Dinah Shore, Sonny Burke Orchestra-June 162 
 92 In The Moon Mist-Pied Pipers, Paul Weston Orchestra-June 162 
 93 The Gypsy-Hildegarde, Guy Lombardo Orchestra-June 156 
 94 It's All Over Now-Frankie Carle Orchestra, Marjorie Hughes-December 154
 95 Personality-Dinah Shore, Russ Case Orchestra-March 154 
 96 Doin' What Comes Natur'lly-Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra, Dee Parker-July 148 
 97 Passe-Margaret Whiting, Jerry Gray Orchestra-November 148 
 98 All Through The Day-Margaret Whiting, Carl Kress Orchestra-June 146 
 99 You Keep Coming Back Like A Song-Dinah Shore-November 144 
100 White Christmas-Frank Sinatra-December 138 
101 Laughing On The Outside (Crying On The Inside)-Merry Macs-May 138 
102 Aren't You Glad You're You?-Les Brown Orchestra, Doris Day-February 136 
103 I Know-Tex Beneke & The Glenn Miller Orchestra, Crew Chiefs-August 132 
104 All Through The Day-Frank Sinatra, Axel Stordahl Orchestra-June 128 
105 Seems Like Old Times-Guy Lombardo Orchestra, Don Rodney-March 128 
106 Five Minutes More-Skitch Henderson Orchestra, Ray Kellogg-November 122 
107 The Moment I Met You-Tommy Dorsey Orchestra, Sentimentalists-January 120 
108 I'm Always Chasing Rainbows-Dick Haymes, Helen Forrest, Earle Hagen Orchestra-March 120 
109 The Dark Town Poker Club-Phil Harris  Orchestra-April 120 
110 I'm In The Mood For Love-Billy Eckstine-January 114 
111 Artistry Jumps-Stan Kenton Orchestra-January 114 
112 You Keep Coming Back Like A Song-Bing Crosby, John Scott Trotter Orchestra-December 112 
113 In Love In Vain-Margaret Whiting, Carl Kress Orchestra-June 108 
114 One-zy, Two-zy (I Love You-zy)-Kay Kyser Orchestra, Moonbeams-April 104 
115 Sooner Or Later (You're Gonna Be Comin' Around)-Sammy Kaye Orchestra, Betty Barclay-December 98 
116 Come To Baby, Do!-Les Brown Orchestra, Doris Day-February 98
117 The Best Man-King Cole Trio-November 96
118 Put That Kiss Back Where You Found It-Sam Donahue Orchestra, Bill Lockwood-October 92 
119 Misirlou-Jan August-December 84 
120 The Things We Did Last Summer-Jo Stafford, Paul Weston Orchestra-November 84 
121 Who Do You Love I Hope-Elliot Lawrence Orchestra, Rosalind Patton-July 84 
122 This Is Always-Harry James Orchestra, Buddy Divito-November 84 
123 Day By Day-Jo Stafford, Paul Weston Orchestra-March 80 
124 September Song-Dardanelle Trio-December 80 
125 Laughing On The Outside (Crying On The Inside)-Sammy Kaye Orchestra, Billy Williams-June 78 
126 I Guess I'll Get The Papers (And Go Home)-Les Brown Orch., Jack Haskell-October 78 
127 One More Tomorrow-Frankie Carle Orchestra, Marjorie Hughes-June 76 
128 Atlanta, Ga-Woody Herman Orchestra-April 76 
129 It's A Pity To Say Goodnight-Stan Kenton Orchestra, June Christy-November 76 
130 I'm Always Chasing Rainbows-Harry James Orchestra, Buddy Divito-February 76 
131 The Girl That I Marry-Frank Sinatra, Axel Stordahl Orchestra-June 76 
132 Symphony-Guy Lombardo Orchestra-February 74
133 Rumors Are Flying-Harry Cool Orchestra, Mindy Carson-November 74 
134 They Say It's Wonderful-Bing Crosby, Jay Blackton Orchestra-July 72 
135 Sioux City Sue-Tony Pastor Orchestra, Stubby Pastor-May 72 
136 (I Love You) For Sentimental Reasons-Ella Fitzgerald, Delta Rhythm Boys-December 72 
137 In Love In Vain-Dick Haymes, Helen Forrest, Earle Hagen Orchestra-August 70 
138 Cement Mixer (Put-ti, Put-ti)-Jimmie Lunceford, Lunceford Quartet-June 68 
139 One More Dream (And She's Mine)-Johnnie Johnston, Lloyd Shaffer Orch., Satisfiers-February 68 
140 Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief-Les Brown Orchestra, Butch Stone-March 64 
141 Chickery Chick-Evelyn Knight, Bob Haggart Orchestra, Jesters-January 64 
142 Day By Day-Les Brown Orchestra, Doris Day-March 64 
143 Patience And Fortitude-Count Basie Orchestra, Jimmy Rushing-March 64 
144 In The Middle Of May-Pied Pipers, Paul Weston Orchestra-February 62 
145 You Call It Madness But I Call It Love-Billy Eckstine-September 62 
146 Cynthia's In Love-Tex Beneke & The Glenn Miller Orchestra, Lillian Lane, Crew Chiefs-July 62 
147 Prisoner Of Love-Ink Spots-July 62 
148 Full Moon And Empty Arms-Frank Sinatra, Axel Stordahl Orchestra-April 56 
149 Five Minutes More-Three Suns-October 48 
150 Blue Skies-Benny Goodman Orchestra, Art Lund-August 44 
151 White Christmas-Jo Stafford, Paul Weston Orchestra, Lynn Murray Singers-December 44 
152 You Call It Madness (But I Call It Love)-King Cole Trio-September 42 
153 Slowly-Kay Kyser Orchestra, Michael Douglas-February 40 
154 Everybody Knew But Me-Woody Herman Orchestra-February 40 
155 Don't Be A Baby, Baby-Benny Goodman Orchestra, Art Lund-May 40 
156 Sherwood's Forest-Bobby Sherwood-October 40 
157 This Is Always-Jo Stafford, Paul Weston Orchestra-September 40 
158 (Get Your Kicks) On Route 66-King Cole Trio-August 40 
159 It Couldn't Be True! (Or Could It?)-Tex Beneke & The Glenn Miller Orchestra, Crew Chiefs-June 38 
160 Jivin' Joe Jackson-Count Basie Orchestra, Ann Moore-January 38 
161 Are These Really Mine?-Vaughn Monroe Orchestra, Norton Sisters-January 38 
162 Slowly-Dick Haymes, Victor Young Orchestra-February 38 
163 On The Boardwalk (In Atlantic City)-Charioteers-October 38 
164 Mabel! Mabel!-Woody Herman Orchestra-August 38 
165 Personality-Bing Crosby, Eddie Condon Orchestra-April 38 
166 The Whole World Is Singing My Song-Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra, Bob Carroll-December 38 
167 Patience And Fortitude-Andrews Sisters, Vic Schoen Orchestra-March 38 
168 Ole Buttermilk Sky-Danny O'neil, Virg Davis Orchestra & Choir-December 38 
169 I Don't Know Enough About You-Benny Goodman Orchestra, Art Lund-August 38 
170 Seems Like Old Times-Kate Smith, Jack Miller Orchestra-May 38 
171 Along With Me-Margaret Whiting, Jerry Gray Orchestra-August 36 
172 You're Nobody Till Somebody Loves You-Russ Morgan Orchestra-January 36 
173 The Bells Of St. Mary's-Bing Crosby, John Scott Trotter Orchestra-February 36 
174 Come To Baby, Do!-Duke Ellington Orchestra, Joya Sherrill-February 36 
175 Zip-a-dee Doo-dah-Sammy Kaye Orchestra, Kaydets-December 36 
176 Give Me The Simple Life-Benny Goodman Orchestra, Liza Morrow-March 36 
177 Chickery Chick-George Olsen Orchestra, Judith Blair, Ray Adams-January 34 
178 You Won't Be Satisfied (Until You Break My Heart)-Ella Fitzgerald, Louis Armstrong-April 34 
179 Sioux City Sue-Kate Smith, Jack Miller Orchestra-April 34 
180 The Gypsy-Jan Garber Orchestra, Tommy Traynor-June 34 
181 Hawaiian War Chant-Spike Jones & The City Slickers-August 34 
182 If You Were The Only Girl-Perry Como, Russ Case Orchestra-October 34 
183 Seems Like Old Times-Vaughn Monroe Orchestra, Norton Sisters-April 32 
184 Buzz Me-Ella Mae Morse, Billy May Orchestra-January 32 
185 Do You Love Me-Harry James Orchestra, Ginnie Powell-July 32 
186 One-zy, Two-zy (I Love You-zy)-Hildegarde, Guy Lombardo Orchestra-April 32 
187 (Get Your Kicks) On Route 66-Bing Crosby, Andrews Sisters, Vic Schoen Orchestra-August 32 
188 The Best Man-Les Brown Orchestra, Butch Stone-December 32 
189 Day By Day-Bing Crosby, Mel Torme, Mel-tones-March 32 
190 I Don't Know Why (I Just Do)-Tommy Dorsey Orchestra, Stuart Foster-August 30 
191 Give Me The Simple Life-Bing Crosby, Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra-January 30 
192 The Old Lamp-lighter-Morton Downey, Jimmy Lytell Orchestra-December 30 
193 Shoo-fly Pie (And Apple Pan Dowdy)-Guy Lombardo Orchestra, Don Rodney-April 30 
194 You Broke The Only Heart That Ever Loved You-Elliot Lawrence Orch.,Rosalind Patton, Jack Hunter-Nov. 30 
195 Just A-sittin' And A-Rockin'-Delta Rhythm Boys-February 28 
196 Just A-sittin' And A-rockin'-Stan Kenton Orchestra, June Christy-March 28 
197 My Best To You-Eddy Howard Orchestra-November 28 
198 There's No One But You-Hal Mcintyre Orchestra, Frankie Lester-July 28 
199 Come Rain Or Come Shine-Margaret Whiting, Paul Weston Orchestra-June 28 
200 Gee,It's Good To Hold You-Woody Herman Orchestra,Frances Wayne-January 28 
201 I Got The Sun In The Morning-Artie Shaw Orchestra, Mel Torme, Meltones-July 28 
202 In The Land Of Beginning Again-Bing Crosby, John Scott Trotter Orchestra-January 26 
203 From This Day Forward-Frank Sinatra, Axel Stordahl Orchestra-July 26 
204 The Frim Fram Sauce-King Cole Trio-January 24 
205 Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!-Connee Boswell, Russ Morgan Orchestra-March 22 
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