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BILLBOARD MAGAZINE'S (DISC JOCKEY PLAYS CHART:BARRY KOWAL) TOP SINGLES OF 1948 PDF Print E-mail
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Mar 19, 2015 at 09:33 AM
BILLBOARD MAGAZINE'S (DISC JOCKEY PLAYS CHART:BARRY KOWAL) TOP SINGLES OF 1948






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No. Song-Artist-Peak Month
  1 MY HAPPINESS-JON & SANDRA STEELE-JUNE 1684 
  2 MY HAPPINESS-PIED PIPERS-July 1480 
  3 LOVE SOMEBODY-DORIS DAY,BUDDY CLARK,GEORGE SIRAVO ORCHESTRA-August 1400 
  4 A TREE IN THE MEADOW-MARGARET WHITING-October 1388 
  5 TWELFTH STREET RAG-PEE WEE HUNT-September 1376 
  6 BUTTONS AND BOWS-DINAH SHORE-November 1366 
  7 MANANA (IS SOON ENOUGH FOR ME)-PEGGY LEE,DAVE BARBOUR ORCHESTRA-March 1346 
  8 BALLERINA-Vaughn Monroe Orchestra-January 1268 
  9 NATURE BOY-King Cole Trio-May 1200 
 10 LITTLE WHITE LIES-Dick Haymes, 4 Hits And A Miss,Gordon Jenkins Orchestra-May 1108 
 11 Too Fat Polka (I Don't Want Her,You Can Have Her)-Arthur Godfrey,Archie Bleyer Orchestra-January 1094 
 12 I'm Looking Over A Four Leaf Clover-Art Mooney Orchestra & Chorus-February 1060 
 13 Maybe You'll Be There-Gordon Jenkins Orchestra, Charles Lavere-October 1060 
 14 You Can't Be True, Dear-Ken Griffin, Jerry Wayne-June 1006 
 15 Until-Tommy Dorsey Orchestra,Harry Prime,Clark Sisters,Town Criers-November 1006 
 16 You Call Everybody Darlin'-Al Trace Orchestra,Bob Vincent-August 1004 
 17 Golden Earrings-Peggy Lee, Dave Barbour Orchestra-January 954 
 18 On A Slow Boat To China-Kay Kyser Orchestra,Harry Babbitt,Gloria Wood-December 950 
 19 Woody Woodpecker-Kay Kyser Orchestra, Gloria Wood-July 930 
 20 It's Magic-Doris Day, George Siravo Orchestra-October 906 
 21 Now Is The Hour-Gracie Fields, Phil Green Orchestra-March 898 
 22 Now Is The Hour-Margaret Whiting,Frank Devol Orchestra-April 870 
 23 Now Is The Hour-Bing Crosby, Ken Darby Singers-April 868 
 24 I'll Dance At Your Wedding-Ray Noble Orchestra,Buddy Clark,Anita Gordon-January 776 
 25 Beg Your Pardon-Francis Craig Orchestra, Bob Lamm-February 692 
 26 It's Magic-Gordon Macrae, Carlyle Hall Orchestra-September 689 
 27 You Can't Be True, Dear-Sportsmen-June 686 
 28 On A Slow Boat To China-Freddy Martin Orchestra,Glenn Hughes,Martin Men-December 682 
 29 Bluebird Of Happiness-Art Mooney Orchestra,Bud Brees,Gail Sisters-October 680 
 30 Baby Face-Art Mooney Orchestra & Chorus-May 678 
 31 Beg Your Pardon-Frankie Carle Orchestra, Marjorie Hughes-March 668 
 32 You Call Everybody Darlin'-Anne Vincent-September 624 
 33 Sabre Dance-Woody Herman Orchestra-May 608 
 34 My Happiness-Ella Fitzgerald, Song Spinners-August 602 
 35 On A Slow Boat To China-Eddy Howard Orchestra-December 562 
 36 Serenade Of The Bells-Jo Stafford,Paul Weston Orchestra-January 550 
 37 My Darling, My Darling-Doris Day, Buddy Clark-December 542 
 38 Woody Woodpecker-Sportsmen, Mel Blanc-July 522 
 39 Hair Of Gold,Eyes Of Blue-Gordon Macrae,Starlighters-October 520 
 40 It's Magic-Tony Martin,Earle Hagen Orchestra,the Lyttle Sisters-September 505 
 41 You Can't Be True, Dear-Ken Griffin-July 480 
 42 You Can't Be True, Dear-Dick Haymes, Song Spinners-July 478 
 43 Clair De Lune (Parts1 & 2)-Paul Weston Orchestra-September 462 
 44 Buttons And Bows-Betty Garrett,Harold Mooney Orchestra-November 430 
 45 William Tell Overture-Spike Jones & The City Slickers-July 416 
 46 How Soon (Will I Be Seeing You)-Dinah Shore, Sonny Burke Orchestra-January 398 
 47 Slap 'er Down,Agin,Paw-Arthur Godfrey,Too Fat Trio,Archie Bleyer Orchestra-March 398 
 48 It's Magic-Sarah Vaughan, Richard Maltby Orchestra-September 396 
 49 On A Slow Boat To China-Art Lund,Johnny Thompson Orchestra-November 392 
 50 I'm Looking Over A Four Leaf Clover-Alvino Rey Orchestra-March 380 
 51 Ballerina-Buddy Clark, Dick Jones Orchestra-January 356 
 52 How Soon (Will I Be Seeing You)-Vaughn Monroe Orchestra,Moon Maids-January 346 
 53 Underneath The Arches-Primo Scala Orchestra,Keynotes-October 324 
 54 The Dickey-bird Song-Freddy Martin Orchestra,Glenn Hughes,Martin Men-May 322 
 55 On A Slow Boat To China-Benny Goodman Orchestra,Al Hendrickson-November 320 
 56 Buttons And Bows-Betty Rhodes,Henry Zimmerman Orchestra-December 318 
 57 Toolie Oolie Doolie (The Yodel Polka)-Andrews Sisters,Vic Schoen Orchestra-June 316 
 58 Underneath The Arches-Andy Russell, Pied Pipers-October 296 
 59 Confess-Patti Page, George Barnes Trio-July 294 
 60 Little White Lies-Dinah Shore-June 272 
 61 Underneath The Arches-Andrews Sisters,Billy Ternent Orchestra-October 230 
 62 Now Is The Hour-Buddy Clark, Charioteers-April 230 
 63 Serutan Yob (A Song For Backward Boys And Girls Under 40)-Unnatural Seven,Karen Tedder-October 228 
 64 That Certain Party-Benny Strong Orchestra-November 227 
 65 It's Too Soon To Know-Orioles-November 224 
 66 You Can't Be True, Dear-Vera Lynn, Bob Farnon Orchestra-May 220 
 67 You Call Everybody Darlin'-Jack Smith, Clark Sisters-September 216 
 68 St. Louis Blues March-Tex Beneke Orchestra-May 216 
 69 Say Something Sweet To Your Sweetheart-Jo Stafford,Gordon Macrae,Starlighters-November 216 
 70 Sabre Dance Boogie-Freddy Martin Orchestra-May 214 
 71 Civilization (Bongo, Bongo, Bongo)-Danny Kaye,Andrews Sisters-January 208 
 72 You Call Everybody Darlin'-Jerry Wayne-October 202 
 73 Nature Boy-Frank Sinatra, Jeff Alexander Choir-June 186 
 74 A Tree In The Meadow-John Laurenz-September 170 
 75 Because-Perry Como, Russ Case Orchestra-April 168 
 76 Now Is The Hour-Eddy Howard Orchestra-April 152 
 77 You Came A Long Way (From St. Louis)-Ray Mckinley Orchestra-November 150 
 78 Hair Of Gold,Eyes Of Blue-Jack Emerson,Chet Howard Orchestra-October 149 
 79 I Love You, Yes I Do-Sammy Kaye Orchestra, Don Cornell-May 148 
 80 Shine-Frankie Laine, Carl Fischer Orchestra-March 136 
 81 White Christmas-Bing Crosby, Ken Darby Singers-January 124 
 82 Recess In Heaven-Deep River Boys-November 119 
 83 It's Magic-Dick Haymes, Gordon Jenkins Orchestra-August 113 
 84 I'll Dance At Your Wedding-Peggy Lee,Dave Barbour Orchestra-January 112 
 85 Beg Your Pardon-Dinning Sisters,Jack Fascinato Quintet-March 110 
 86 Baby Face-Jack Smith, Clark Sisters-May 108 
 87 I'm Looking Over A Four Leaf Clover-Arthur Godfrey,Mariners,Archie Bleyer Orchestra-March 100 
 88 You Call Everybody Darlin'-Andrews Sisters, Billy Ternent Orchestra-September 96 
 89 Down Among The Sheltering Palms-Sammy Kaye Orchestra,Don Cornell,Kaye Choir-November 95 
 90 Hair Of Gold, Eyes Of Blue-John Laurenz-October 83 
 91 Bluebird Of Happiness-Jo Stafford, Gordon Macrae-October 80 
 92 Hair Of Gold,Eyes Of Blue-Art Lund,Crew Chiefs,Harmonica Gentlemen-October 77 
 93 Beg Your Pardon-Larry Green Orchestra, Trio-March 76 
 94 The Maharajah Of Magador-Vaughn Monroe Orchestra,Ziggy Talent-August 76 
 95 Rambling Rose-Perry Como, Russ Case Orchestra-September 76 
 96 You Started Something-Tony Pastor Orchestra,Rosemary Clooney-December 74 
 97 How Soon (Will I Be Seeing You)-Bing Crosby,Carmen Cavallaro Orchestra-January 72 
 98 Caramba! It's The Samba-Peggy Lee,Dave Barbour Orchestra-June 72 
 99 I Can't Give You Anything But Love-Rose Murphy-January 72 
100 Now Is The Hour-Kate Smith, Jack Miller Orchestra-April 70 
101 Hindustan-Ted Weems Orchestra-September 70 
102 A Tree In The Meadow-Monica Lewis, Ames Brothers, Mary Osborne Trio-September 60 
103 Say Something Sweet To Your Sweetheart-Vic Damone, Patti Page, Eric Robinson Orchestra-November 58 
104 Cool Water-Vaughn Monroe Orchestra,Sons Of The Pioneers-August 56 
105 A Tree In The Meadow-Sam Browne,Bert Thompson Orchestra-September 51 
106 Life Gits Tee-jus, Don't It?-Carson Robison & The Pleasant Valley Boys-November 46 
107 Pass That Peace Pipe-Margaret Whiting,Frank Devol Orchestra,Crew Chiefs-January 46 
108 Nature Boy-Sarah Vaughan-July 44 
109 Run Joe-Louis Jordan & The Tympany Five,Calypso Boys-September 43 
110 Ballerina-Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra, Bob Carroll-January 42 
111 Cuanto La Gusta-Carmen Miranda,Andrews Sisters,Vic Schoen Orchestra-November 41 
112 Toolie Oolie Doolie (The Yodel Polka)-Sportsmen-July 40 
113 I'm Looking Over A Four Leaf Clover-Russ Morgan Orchestra, Milt Herth, Ames Brothers-March 40 
114 I'll Get Along Somehow-Sam Donahue Orchestra, Bill Lockwood-November 38 
115 Here Comes Santa Claus (Down Santa Claus Lane)-Gene Autry-January 36 
116 Laroo Laroo Lili Bolero-Peggy Lee,Dave Barbour Orchestra-April 36 
117 But Beautiful-Frank Sinatra, Axel Stordahl Orchestra-April 34 
118 Nature Boy-Dick Haymes, Song Spinners-June 34 
119 Cigareetes, Whuskey, And Wild, Wild Women-Red Ingle, Natural Seven, Might & Main Choral Society-April 32 
120 You Do-Bing Crosby, Carmen Cavallaro Orchestra-January 32 
121 You Do-Vaughn Monroe Orchestra, Moon Maids-January 32 
122 In My Dreams-Vaughn Monroe Orchestra, Moon Maids-December 29 
123 Buttons And Bows-Evelyn Knight,Mannie Klein Orchestra-December 27 
124 You Call Everybody Darlin'-Bruce Hayes-August 23 
125 You Call Everybody Darlin'-Art Lund, Crew Chiefs, Harmonica Gentlemen-October 19 
126 That Certain Party-Dean Martin & Jerry Lewis-December 19 
127 Saxa-boogie-Sam Donahue Orchestra-August 17 
128 You're All I Want For Christmas-Frank Gallagher, Dana Serenaders-December 16 
129 Ev'ry Day I Love You (Just A Little Bit More)-Jo Stafford, Paul Weston Orchestra-September 16 
130 September In The Rain-Sam Donahue Orchestra-December 15 
131 Buttons And Bows-Gene Autry-December 15 
132 My Happiness-John Laurenz-August 14 
133 Dainty Brenda Lee-Eddy Howard Orchestra-December 14 
134 Far Cry-Buddy Johnson Orchestra-September 13 
135 Just For Now-Frank Sinatra, Axel Stordahl Orchestra-August 12 
136 Bubble-loo Bubble-loo-Peggy Lee,Dave Barbour Orchestra-August 12 
137 My Happiness-Marlin Sisters, Columbians-August 12 
138 The Mountaineer And The Jabberwock-John Laurenz-December 12 
139 Cuanto La Gusta-Eve Young, Drugstore Cowboys-December 12 
140 Hair Of Gold,Eyes Of Blue-Jack Lathrop,Drugstore Cowboys-December 12 
141 Ah,But It Happens-Frankie Laine,Carl Fischer Orchestra-August 12 

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