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BILLBOARD MAGAZINE'S (DISC JOCKEY PLAYS CHART:BARRY KOWAL) TOP SINGLES OF 1952 PDF Print E-mail
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Apr 29, 2017 at 06:14 PM
BILLBOARD MAGAZINE'S (DISC JOCKEY PLAYS CHART:BARRY KOWAL) TOP SINGLES OF 1952









 
No. Song-Artist-Peak Month
  1 CRY-JOHNNIE RAY & FOUR LADS-JANUARY 1666 
  2 YOU BELONG TO ME-JO STAFFORD, PAUL WESTON ORCHESTRA-September 1508 
  3 WHY DON'T YOU BELIEVE ME-JONI JAMES, LEW DOUGLAS ORCHESTRA-December 1386 
  4 HALF AS MUCH-ROSEMARY CLOONEY, PERCY FAITH ORCHESTRA-August 1359 
  5 KISS OF FIRE-GEORGIA GIBBS, GLENN OSSER ORCHESTRA-May 1276 
  6 WISH YOU WERE HERE-EDDIE FISHER, HUGO WINTERHALTER ORCHESTRA-September 1266 
  7 BLUE TANGO-LEROY ANDERSON, BOSTON POPS ORCHESTRA-April 1254 
  8 ANYTIME-Eddie Fisher, Hugo Winterhalter Orchestra-March 1204 
  9 WHEEL OF FORTUNE-Kay Starr, Harold Mooney Orchestra-March 1169 
 10 AUF WIEDERSEH'N, SWEETHEART-Vera Lynn, Roland Shaw Orchestra-July 1148 
 11 The Glow-worm-Mills Brothers, Hal Mcintyre Orchestra-November 1130 
 12 Here In My Heart-Al Martino, Monty Kelly Orchestra-June 1088 
 13 Tell Me Why-Four Aces-January 1075 
 14 I Went To Your Wedding-Patti Page, Jack Rael Orchestra-November 1072 
 15 The Little White Cloud That Cried-Johnnie Ray, Four Lads-February 976 
 16 Delicado-Percy Faith Orchestra-June 958 
 17 Somewhere Along The Way-Nat King Cole,Nelson Riddle Orchestra-September 946 
 18 I'm Yours-Eddie Fisher, Hugo Winterhalter Orchestra-July 946 
 19 A Guy Is A Guy-Doris Day, Paul Weston Orchestra-April 899 
 20 I'm Yours-Don Cornell, Norman Leyden Orchestra-June 884 
 21 The Blacksmith Blues-Ella Mae Morse, Nelson Riddle Orchestra-April 880 
 22 Walkin' My Baby Back Home-Johnnie Ray, Buddy Cole Quartet-July 860 
 23 Botch-a-me (Ba-ba-baciami Piccina)-Rosemary Clooney-August 857 
 24 You Belong To Me-Patti Page, Jack Rael Orchestra-September 834 
 25 Auf Wiederseh'n, Sweetheart-Eddy Howard Orchestra,Jack Halloran Choir-August 798 
 26 Jambalaya-Jo Stafford, Paul Weston Orchestra, Norman Luboff Choir-October 794 
 27 Blue Tango-Hugo Winterhalter Orchestra-April 784 
 28 I'll Walk Alone-Don Cornell, Norman Leyden Orchestra-May 780 
 29 At Last-Ray Anthony Orchestra, Tommy Mercer, Anthony Choir-April 778 
 30 Tell Me Why-Eddie Fisher, Hugo Winterhalter Orchestra-March 732 
 31 Trying-Hilltoppers-November 694 
 32 Lady Of Spain-Eddie Fisher, Hugo Winterhalter Orchestra-November 677 
 33 It's In The Book (Parts 1 & 2)-Johnny Standley,Horace Heidt Orchestra-November 669 
 34 Lover-Peggy Lee, Gordon Jenkins Orchestra-July 665 
 35 Bermuda-Bell Sisters, Henry Rene Orchestra-February 664 
 36 Blue Tango-Les Baxter Orchestra-April 648 
 37 Slow Poke-Ralph Flanagan Orchestra, Singing Winds-January 636 
 38 Pittsburgh,Pennsylvania-Guy Mitchell,Mitch Miller Orchestra & Chorus-May 630 
 39 Tiger Rag-Les Paul & Mary Ford-March 628 
 40 Here Am I Broken Hearted-Johnnie Ray,Jimmy Carroll Orchestra,Four Lads-February 618 
 41 Wheel Of Fortune-Bobby Wayne, Joe Reisman Orchestra-March 606 
 42 Maybe-Perry Como, Eddie Fisher-August 603 
 43 I Should Care-Ralph Flanagan Orchestra, Harry Prime-October 572 
 44 Be Anything (But Be Mine)-Eddy Howard Orchestra,Jack Halloran Choir-May 560 
 45 Walkin' My Baby Back Home-Nat King Cole, Billy May Orchestra-July 542 
 46 Outside Of Heaven-Eddie Fisher, Hugo Winterhalter Orchestra-October 536 
 47 Meet Mister Callaghan-Les Paul-October 526 
 48 Vanessa-Hugo Winterhalter Orchestra-July 498 
 49 High Noon (Do Not Forsake Me)-Frankie Laine,Jimmy Carroll Orchestra-October 498 
 50 Unforgettable-Nat King Cole, Nelson Riddle Orchestra-February 466 
 51 Come What May-Patti Page, Jack Rael Orchestra-March 448 
 52 Be My Life's Companion-Mills Brothers, Sy Oliver Orchestra-February 444 
 53 Forgive Me-Eddie Fisher, Hugo Winterhalter Orchestra-April 443 
 54 Kiss Of Fire-Tony Martin, Henri Rene Orchestra-June 436 
 55 Cry-Eileen Barton, Neal Hefti Orchestra-January 418 
 56 Please,Mr. Sun-Johnnie Ray,Jimmy Carroll Orchestra,Four Lads-March 408 
 57 Dance Me Loose-Arthur Godfrey,Chordettes,Archie Bleyer Orchestra-January 406 
 58 That's The Chance You Take-Eddie Fisher,Hugo Winterhalter Orchestra-May 384 
 59 Wheel Of Fortune-Bell Sisters-April 374 
 60 Here In My Heart-Vic Damone-June 371 
 61 Doodletown Fifers-Sauter Finegan Orchestra-August 360 
 62 A Kiss To Build A Dream On-Hugo Winterhalter Orchestra,Johnny Parker-February 348 
 63 I'm Confessin' (That I Love You)-Les Paul & Mary Ford-June 344 
 64 Ay-round The Corner (Bee-hind The Bush)-Jo Stafford,Paul Weston Orchestra,Norman Luboff Choir-May 336 
 65 Please, Mr. Sun-Perry Como, Mitchell Ayres Orchestra-March 332 
 66 I-Don Cornell, Norman Leyden Orchestra-December 286 
 67 Lady Of Spain-Les Paul-November 276 
 68 Walkin' To Missouri-Sammy Kaye Orchestra, Tony Russo-September 273 
 69 Kiss Of Fire-Toni Arden, Percy Faith Orchestra-May 262 
 70 Perfidia-Four Aces-April 255 
 71 You Belong To Me-Dean Martin, Dick Sabile Orchestra-November 252 
 72 Charmaine-Paul Weston Orchestra, Norman Luboff Choir-January 217 
 73 Yours-Vera Lynn, Roland Shaw Orchestra-November 212 
 74 Takes Two To Tango-Pearl Bailey-October 210 
 75 Feet Up (Pat Him On The Po-po)-Guy Mitchell,Mitch Miller Orchestra & Chorus-September 204 
 76 Hambone-Frankie Laine, Jo Stafford, Norman Luboff Choir-April 193 
 77 It's Worth Any Price You Pay-Eddy Howard Orchestra-November 192 
 78 Wimoweh-Weavers, Gordon Jenkins Orchestra-February 192 
 79 In The Good Old Summertime-Les Paul & Mary Ford-July 187 
 80 Junco Partner (A Worthless Cajun)-Richard Hayes, Eddie Sauter Orchestra-May 181 
 81 Should I-Four Aces-September 180 
 82 I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus-Jimmy Boyd-December 178 
 83 Too Old To Cut The Mustard-Marlene Dietrich,Rosemary Clooney-September 178 
 84 Smoke Rings-Les Paul & Mary Ford-July 173 
 85 Kiss Of Fire-Billy Eckstine, Nelson Riddle Orchestra-May 168 
 86 As Time Goes By-Ray Anthony Orchestra, Tommy Mercer, Anthony Choir-June 168 
 87 Stolen Love-Eddy Howard Orchestra-February 166 
 88 Bunny Hop-Ray Anthony Orchestra, Tommy Mercer, Marcie Miller-November 159 
 89 Zing A Little Zong-Bing Crosby,Jane Wyman,Jud Conlon Rhythmaires-August 156 
 90 Because You're Mine-Mario Lanza,Rca Victor Orchestra,Jeff Alexander Choir-November 154 
 91 Slow Poke-Arthur Godfrey, Archie Bleyer Orchestra-January 152 
 92 Here In My Heart-Tony Bennett, Percy Faith Orchestra-June 151 
 93 You Win Again-Tommy Edwards, Leroy Holmes Orchestra-December 144 
 94 Mademoiselle-Eddy Howard Orchestra-October 143 
 95 You'll Never Get Away-Don Cornell, Teresa Brewer, Jack Pleis Orchestra-October 141 
 96 Tenderly-Rosemary Clooney, Percy Faith Orchestra-April 140 
 97 Watermelon Weather-Perry Como, Eddie Fisher-June 140 
 98 My Favorite Song-Ames Brothers-November 135 
 99 Hambone-Phil Harris, Bell Sisters, Henri Rene Orchestra-March 132 
100 Sugarbush-Doris Day, Frankie Laine, Norman Luboff Choir-August 126 
101 Auf Wiederseh'n, Sweetheart-Les Baxter Orchestra-August 120 
102 Adios-Gisele Mackenzie, Buddy Cole Orchestra-August 119 
103 Meet Mister Callaghan-Harry Grove Trio-September 108 
104 What's The Use-Johnnie Ray,Jimmy Carroll Orchestra,Four Lads-April 104 
105 String Along-Ames Brothers-October 103 
106 Comes A-long A-love-Kay Starr, Harold Mooney Orchestra-October 98 
107 Jingle Bells-Les Paul-January 96 
108 Just One Of Those Things-Peggy Lee, Gordon Jenkins Orchestra-August 95 
109 Blues In Advance-Dinah Shore, Henri Rene Orchestra-November 89 
110 The Gandy Dancers' Ball-Frankie Laine, Paul Weston Orchestra, Norman Luboff Choir-April 86 
111 Take Me In Your Arms And Hold Me-Les Paul & Mary Ford-September 84 
112 The Night Before Christmas Song-Rosemary Clooney, Gene Autry-December 80 
113 Carioca-Les Paul-May 79 
114 Fool, Fool, Fool-Kay Starr, Lancers-October 79 
115 Slaughter On Tenth Avenue (Parts 1 & 2)-Ray Anthony Orchestra-September 76 
116 I Wanna Love You-Ames Brothers-February 76 
117 Please, Mr. Sun-Tommy Edwards, Leroy Holmes Orchestra-February 76 
118 A Kiss To Build A Dream On-Louis Armstrong-January 74 
119 When It's Sleepy Time Down South-Louis Armstrong,Gordon Jenkins Orchestra-January 72 
120 Kay's Lament-Kay Starr, Lancers-August 71 
121 I'll Walk Alone-Jane Froman, Sid Feller Orchestra-May 68 
122 Try-Stan Freberg-April 64 
123 Blue Tango-Guy Lombardo Orchestra-May 64 
124 Lady Love-Vaughn Monroe Orchestra & Chorus-May 63 
125 Strange Sensation-June Valli-September 62 
126 Wheel Of Fortune-Eddie Wilcox Orchestra, Sunny Gale-March 61 
127 Nina Never Knew-Johnny Desmond, Tony Mottola Orchestra-December 61 
128 Auf Wiederseh'n, Sweetheart-Ames Brothers, Sweetland Singers-August 60 
129 Once In Awhile-Patti Page, Jack Rael Orchestra-August 59 
130 Forgetting You-Richard Hayes-November 58 
131 This Is The Beginning Of The End-Don Cornell,Norman Leyden Orchestra-August 56 
132 I Love Girls-Arthur Godfrey, Archie Bleyer Orchestra-August 56 
133 Charmaine-Billy May-February 56 
134 Blues In The Night-Rosemary Clooney, Percy Faith Orchestra-October 55 
135 It's Beginning To Look Like Christmas-Perry Como, Fontane Sisters-January 52 
136 Take My Heart-Al Martino, Monty Kelly Orchestra-July 52 
137 I Hear A Rhapsody-Frank Sinatra, Axel Stordahl Orchestra-April 50 
138 Poinciana-Steve Lawrence-August 50 
139 Retreat (Cries My Heart)-Patti Page, Jack Rael Orchestra-February 50 
140 Be Anything (But Be Mine)-Peggy Lee, Gordon Jenkins Orchestra-June 50 
141 The Birth Of The Blues-Frank Sinatra, Axel Stordahl Orchestra-November 48 
142 Tulips And Heather-Perry Como, Mitchell Ayres Orchestra-March 47 
143 Lonely Wine-Les Baxter Orchestra-June 45 
144 Kiss Of Fire-Louis Armstrong-June 44 
145 Because You're Mine-Nat King Cole, Nelson Riddle Orchestra-November 42 
146 Takes Two To Tango-Louis Armstrong-October 39 
147 Trying-Ella Fitzgerald, Leroy Kirkland Orchestra-October 37 
148 White Christmas-Bing Crosby, Ken Darby Singers-January 36 
149 Rosanne-Vic Damone, Norman Leyden Orchestra-July 36 
150 Rudolph, The Red-nosed Reindeer-Gene Autry, Pinafores-December 36 
151 A Garden In The Rain-Four Aces-February 35 
152 Bermuda-Ray Anthony Orchestra,Tommy Mercer,Marcie Miller-February 34 
153 So Madly In Love-Georgia Gibbs, Glenn Osser Orchestra-August 34 
154 Be My Life's Companion-Rosemary Clooney,Percy Faith Orchestra-February 34 
155 Take My Heart-Vic Damone, Norman Leyden Orchestra-July 33 
156 I'm Yours-Toni Arden, Percy Faith Orchestra-June 33 
157 My Favorite Song-Georgia Gibbs, Glenn Osser Orchestra-October 32 
158 Trust In Me-Eddie Fisher, Hugo Winterhalter Orchestra-February 32 
159 No Two People-Doris Day, Donald O'connor-October 32 
160 Bim Bam Baby-Frank Sinatra, Axel Stordahl Orchestra-September 30 
161 Chinatown My Chinatown-Bobby Maxwell, Swinging Harps-February 29 
162 I'm Yours-Four Aces-May 28 
163 Wish You Were Here-Jane Froman, Sid Feller Orchestra-October 28 
164 The Bigger The Figure-Louis Prima Orchestra-May 28 
165 Delicado-Ralph Flanagan Orchestra-July 27 
166 Blue December-Hugo Winterhalter Orchestra-January 26 
167 Watermelon Weather-Bing Crosby, Peggy Lee-August 25 
168 Around The Corner (Beneath The Berry Tree)-Weavers, Gordon Jenkins Orchestra-April 24 
169 Hambone-Red Saunders Orchestra, Dolores Hawkins-April 22 
170 Marilyn-Ray Anthony Orchestra, Tommy Mercer, Skyliners-October 22 
171 Le Fiacre-Gisele Mackenzie, Buddy Cole Orchestra-February 22 
172 A Full Time Job-Doris Day, Johnnie Ray-December 22 
173 I'm Never Satisfied-Nat King Cole, Nelson Riddle Orchestra-October 19 
174 Jump Through The Ring-Vic Damone, George Bassman Orchestra-May 19 
175 Rudolph The Red-nosed Reindeer-Spike Jones & The City Slickers-January 19 
176 My Love And Devotion-Perry Como, Mitchell Ayres Orchestra-October 19 
177 Sinner Or Saint-Sarah Vaughan, Percy Faith Orchestra-November 19 
178 Mountain Laurel-Vaughn Monroe Orchestra, Moon Maids-March 19 
179 Somebody Loves Me-Four Lads, Mitch Miller Orchestra-October 19 
180 I Went To Your Wedding-Steve Gibson, Original Red Caps, Damita Jo-October 18 
181 Meet Mister Callaghan-Mitch Miller Orchestra-September 18 
182 I'll Walk Alone-Richard Hayes, Joe Reisman Orchestra-May 17 
183 I Would Rather Look At You-Gloria Hart, Art Kassel Orchestra-August 17 
184 Early Autumn-Jo Stafford, Paul Weston Orchestra-October 16 
185 The Ruby And The Pearl-Nat King Cole, Les Baxter Orchestra-November 16 
186 To Know You (Is To Love You)-Perry Como, Fontane Sisters-November 16 
187 Slow Poke-Roberta Lee-January 15 
188 Dancing With Tears In My Eyes-Mantovani Orchestra-April 15 
189 I Don't Want To Take A Chance-Eddy Howard Orchestra-September 15 
190 The Day Of Jubilo-Guy Mitchell, Mitch Miller Orchestra & Chorus-June 15 
191 Be Anything (But Be Mine)-Helen O'connell, Harold Mooney Orchestra-May 14 
192 Cincinatti Ding Dong-Art Lund, Larry Holmes Orchestra-October 14 
193 Veradero-Camarata Orchestra-October 13 
194 Delicado-Dinah Shore, Henri Rene Orchestra-June 13 
195 I Remember When-Eddie Fisher, Hugo Winterhalter Orchestra-June 12 
196 Auf Wiederseh'n, Sweetheart-Guy Lombardo Orchestra, Kenny Martin-August 12 
197 All Of Me-Johnnie Ray, Buddy Cole Quartet-August 12 
198 Some Day-Tony Martin, Henri Rene Orchestra-August 12 
199 Just A Little Lovin' (Will Go A Long Way)-Eddie Fisher,Hugo Winterhalter Orchestra-June 12 
200 I'll Walk Alone-Margaret Whiting, Lou Busch Orchestra-March 12 
201 I Waited A Little Too Long-Kay Starr, Frank Devol Orchestra-June 12 
202 Wishin'-Eileen Barton-March 11 
203 You-Sammy Kaye Orchestra, Tony Nusso-July 11 
204 Dance Me Loose-Russ Morgan Orchestra, Morganaires-February 11 
205 Azure-Te (Paris Blues)-Frank Sinatra,Axel Stordahl Orchestra-September 11 
206 The Glow Worm-Johnny Mercer, Alvino Rey Orchestra, Blue Reys-October 11 

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