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BILLBOARD MAGAZINE'S (USA) (JUKE BOX PLAYS CHART:BARRY KOWAL) TOP SINGLES OF 1948 PDF Print E-mail
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Apr 12, 2015 at 02:24 PM
BILLBOARD MAGAZINE'S (USA) (JUKE BOX PLAYS CHART:BARRY KOWAL) TOP SINGLES OF 1948


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No. Song-Artist-Peak Month
 1 MY HAPPINESS-JON & SANDRA STEELE-SEPTEMBER 1584 
   2 YOU CAN'T BE TRUE, DEAR-KEN GRIFFIN, JERRY WAYNE-May 1528 
   3 TWELFTH STREET RAG-PEE WEE HUNT-October 1478 
   4 NOW IS THE HOUR-BING CROSBY, KEN DARBY SINGERS-April 1476 
   5 BUTTONS AND BOWS-DINAH SHORE-November 1442 
   6 YOU CALL EVERYBODY DARLIN'-AL TRACE ORCHESTRA, BOB VINCENT-August 1440 
   7 BALLERINA-VAUGHN MONROE ORCHESTRA-January 1390 
   8 I'M LOOKING OVER A FOUR LEAF CLOVER-Art Mooney Orchestra & Chorus-February 1218 
   9 MANANA (IS SOON ENOUGH FOR ME)-Peggy Lee, Dave Barbour Orchestra-March 1198 
 10 A TREE IN THE MEADOW-Margaret Whiting-October 1190 
 11 My Happiness-Pied Pipers-July 1118 
 12 On A Slow Boat To China-Kay Kyser Orchestra, Harry Babbitt, Gloria Wood-November 1080 
 13 Beg Your Pardon-Francis Craig Orchestra, Bob Lamm-February 1074 
 14 Now Is The Hour-Gracie Fields, Phil Green Orchestra-April 1032 
 15 Maybe You'll Be There-Gordon Jenkins Orchestra, Charles Lavere-October 988 
 16 My Happiness-Ella Fitzgerald, Song Spinners-October 970 
 17 Little White Lies-Dick Haymes, 4 Hits And A Miss, Gordon Jenkins Orchestra-June 948 
 18 Bouquet Of Roses-Eddy Arnold-September 936 
 19 Love Somebody-Doris Day, Buddy Clark, George Siravo Orchestra-August 908 
 20 Woody Woodpecker-Kay Kyser Orchestra, Gloria Wood-July 906 
 21 Toolie Oolie Doolie (The Yodel Polka)-Andrews Sisters, Vic Schoen Orchestra-May 902 
 22 You Can't Be True, Dear-Ken Griffin-July 870 
 23 Too Fat Polka (I Don't Want Her,You Can Have Her)-Arthur Godfrey,Archie Bleyer Orch.-January 864 
 24 It's Magic-Doris Day, George Siravo Orchestra-October 858 
 25 Baby Face-Art Mooney Orchestra & Chorus-May 808 
 26 On A Slow Boat To China-Freddy Martin Orchestra, Glenn Hughes, Martin Men-December 796 
 27 Beg Your Pardon-Frankie Carle Orchestra, Marjorie Hughes-March 786 
 28 Now Is The Hour-Eddy Howard Orchestra-February 736 
 29 Buttons And Bows-Dinning Sisters, Art Van Damme Quintet-November 720 
 30 It's Magic-Dick Haymes, Gordon Jenkins Orchestra-September 716 
 31 A Little Bird Told Me-Paula Watson-December 709 
 32 Nature Boy-King Cole Trio-May 674 
 33 Until-Tommy Dorsey Orchestra, Harry Prime, Clark Sisters, Town Criers-October 656 
 34 How Soon (Will I Be Seeing You)-Bing Crosby, Carmen Cavallaro Orchestra-January 644 
 35 I'm Looking Over A Four Leaf Clover-Russ Morgan Orchestra, Milt Herth, Ames Brothers-March 638 
 36 How Soon (Will I Be Seeing You)-Vaughn Monroe Orchestra, Moon Maids-January 636 
 37 Underneath The Arches-Andrews Sisters, Billy Ternent Orchestra-November 635 
 38 You Call Everybody Darlin'-Anne Vincent-August 628 
 39 Just Because-Frankie Yankovic Orchestra, Johnny Pecon-June 592 
 40 Hair Of Gold, Eyes Of Blue-Gordon Macrae, Starlighters-October 569 
 41 Civilization (Bongo, Bongo, Bongo)-Danny Kaye, Andrews Sisters-January 564 
 42 Underneath The Arches-Primo Scala Orchestra, Keynotes-October 561 
 43 You Were Only Fooling-Blue Barron Orchestra, Clyde Burke-December 526 
 44 On A Slow Boat To China-Eddy Howard Orchestra-December 520 
 45 Golden Earrings-Peggy Lee, Dave Barbour Orchestra-February 514 
 46 St. Louis Blues March-Tex Beneke Orchestra-May 504 
 47 You Call Everybody Darlin'-Andrews Sisters, Billy Ternent Orchestra-October 502 
 48 You Can't Be True, Dear-Dick Haymes, Song Spinners-June 478 
 49 I'll Dance At Your Wedding-Ray Noble Orchestra, Buddy Clark, Anita Gordon-January 452 
 50 Cool Water-Vaughn Monroe Orchestra, Sons Of The Pioneers-August 449 
 51 You Can't Be True, Dear-Sportsmen-June 440 
 52 Because-Perry Como, Russ Case Orchestra-April 436 
 53 Woody Woodpecker-Sportsmen, Mel Blanc-August 414 
 54 That Certain Party-Benny Strong Orchestra-November 414 
 55 Sabre Dance Boogie-Freddy Martin Orchestra-May 408 
 56 Serenade Of The Bells-Sammy Kaye Orchestra, Don Comell-January 408 
 57 Shine-Frankie Laine, Carl Fischer Orchestra-April 378 
 58 The Dickey-bird Song-Freddy Martin Orchestra, Glenn Hughes, Martin Men-June 374 
 59 Tell Me A Story-Sammy Kaye Orchestra, Don Cornell-July 362 
 60 It's Magic-Gordon Macrae, Carlyle Hall Orchestra-October 322 
 61 I'm Looking Over A Four Leaf Clover-Three Suns-April 312 
 62 Just A Little Lovin' (Will Go A Long, Long Way)-Eddy Arnold-October 306 
 63 Beg Your Pardon-Larry Green Orchestra, Trio-March 296 
 64 Ballerina-Bing Crosby, Jud Conlon Rhythmaires-February 290 
 65 Bluebird Of Happiness-Art Mooney Orchestra, Bud Brees, Gail Sisters-November 286 
 66 Slap 'er Down, Agin, Paw-Arthur Godfrey, Too Fat Trio, Archie Bleyer Orchestra-March 282 
 67 Now Is The Hour-Margaret Whiting, Frank Devol Orchestra-March 278 
 68 One Has My Name (The Other Has My Heart)-Jimmy Wakely-November 268 
 69 Baby Face-Sammy Kaye Orchestra, Kaydets-June 268 
 70 William Tell Overture-Spike Jones & The City Slickers-July 260 
 71 Cuckoo Waltz-Ken Griffin-June 230 
 72 You Call Everybody Darlin'-Bruce Hayes-August 230
 73 I'm My Own Grandpaw-Guy Lombardo, Lombardo Trio-February 228 
 74 It's Magic-Tony Martin, Earle Hagen Orchestra,the Lyttle Sisters-September 225 
 75 Hair Of Gold, Eyes Of Blue-Jerry Murad's Harmonicats-September 224 
  76 Cuanto La Gusta-Carmen Miranda, Andrews Sisters, Vic Schoen Orchestra-December 216 
 77 Rambling Rose-Perry Como, Russ Case Orchestra-August 210 
 78 Sabre Dance-Woody Herman Orchestra-May 208 
 79 You Call Everybody Darlin'-Jack Smith, Clark Sisters-September 206 
 80 Nature Boy-Dick Haymes, Song Spinners-June 200 
 81 Gloria-Mills Brothers-December 195 
 82 Hair Of Gold, Eyes Of Blue-Jack Emerson, Chet Howard Orchestra-October 194 
 83 I Hate To Lose You-Andrews Sisters, Vic Schoen Orchestra-July 188 
 84 Buttons And Bows-Evelyn Knight, Mannie Klein Orchestra-December 162 
 85 Civilization (Bongo, Bongo, Bongo)-Louis Prima Orchestra & Chorus-January 162 
 86 Woody Woodpecker-Danny Kaye, Andrews Sisters-July 160 
 87 On A Slow Boat To China-Art Lund, Johnny Thompson Orchestra-December 158 
 88 Serenade Of The Bells-Jo Stafford, Paul Weston Orchestra-January 144 
 89 White Christmas-Bing Crosby, Ken Darby Singers-January 142 
 90 You Call Everybody Darlin'-Jerry Wayne-October 132 
 91 You Can't Be True, Dear-Will Glahe Orchestra-June 131 
 92 I Love You So Much It Hurts-Jimmy Wakely-December 129 
 93 You Can't Be True, Dear-Vera Lynn, Bob Farnon Orchestra-June 128 
 94 I'll Dance At Your Wedding-Peggy Lee, Dave Barbour Orchestra-January 120 
 95 Toolie Oolie Doolie (The Yodel Polka)-Sportsmen-July 100 
 96 King Size Papa-Julia Lee & The Boy Friends-March 96 
 97 Toolie Oolie Doolie (The Yodel Polka)-Vaughn Horton & His Polka Debs-June 95 
 98 Heartbreaker-Andrews Sisters, Harmonica Gentlemen-May 94 
 99 Buttons And Bows-Gene Autry-November 84 
100 Nature Boy-Frank Sinatra, Jeff Alexander Choir-June 84 
101 Just Because-Eddy Howard Orchestra-June 82 
102 Buttons And Bows-Betty Garrett, Harold Mooney Orchestra-November 80 
103 Baby Face-Henry King Orchestra, Siggy Lane-June 75 
104 Hair Of Gold, Eyes Of Blue-Jack Lathrop, Drugstore Cowboys-October 72 
105 Now Is The Hour-Charlie Spivak Orchestra, Tommy Mercer-March 68 
106 Civilization (Bongo, Bongo, Bongo)-Ray Mckinley Orchestra-January 68 
107 The Maharajah Of Magador-Vaughn Monroe Orchestra, Ziggy Talent-August 66 
108 A Tree In The Meadow-John Laurenz-November 65 
109 You Were Only Fooling-Kay Starr-December 65 
110 You Came A Long Way (From St. Louis)-Ray Mckinley Orchestra-November 62 
111 My Happiness-Marlin Sisters, Columbians-August 59
112 You Can't Be True, Dear-Marlin Sisters, Eddie Fisher, Columbians-September 59 
113 Confess-Doris Day, Buddy Clark-August 59 
114 Underneath The Arches-Andy Russell, Pied Pipers-October 55 
115 (Every Time They Play The) Sabre Dance-Andrews Sisters, Harmonica Gentlemen-June 52 
116 Time Out For Tears-Savannah Churchill, Four Tunes-May 51 
117 Run Joe-Louis Jordan & The Tympany Five, Calypso Boys-August 50 
118 Hair Of Gold, Eyes Of Blue-Bob Eberly, Sunshine Serenaders-October 48 
119 Brush Those Tears From Your Eyes-Barry Green Orchestra-December 47 
120 Tea Leaves-Jack Smith, Clark Sisters-July 46
121 A Strawberry Moon (In A Blueberry Sky)-Blue Barron Orchestra,Clyde Burke, Dolores Hawkins-November 44 
122 Twelfth Street Rag-Frankie Carle Orchestra-December 42 
123 Hair Of Gold, Eyes Of Blue-John Laurenz-October 42 
124 Buttons And Bows-Betty Rhodes, Henry Zimmerman Orchestra-December 38 
125 Tomorrow Night-Lonnie Johnson-July 38 
126 Too Fat Polka (I Don't Want Her, You Can Have Her)-Dick 'two Ton' Baker-January 36 
127 A Hundred And Sixty Acres-Bing Crosby, Andrews Sisters, Vic Schoen Orchestra-November 36 
128 Ballerina-Buddy Clark, Dick Jones Orchestra-January 36 
129 A Tree In The Meadow-Paul Fennelly Orchestra, Reggie Goff-September 35 
130 A Heart Full Of (For A Handful Of Kisses)-Eddy Arnold-December 33 
131 Put 'em In A Box, Tie 'em With A Ribbon (And Throw 'em In The Deep Blue Sea)-Eddy Howard Orchestra-July 33 
132 You Can't Be True, Dear-Dick James-July 32
133 Say Something Sweet To Your Sweetheart-Ink Spots-December 32 
134 Bluebird Of Happiness-Jo Stafford, Gordon Macrae-November 28 
135 A Tree In The Meadow-Joe Loss Orchestra, Howard Jones-December 28 
136 Anytime-Eddy Arnold-May 28 
137 Texarkana Baby-Eddy Arnold-July 26 
138 My Happiness-John Laurenz-August 26 
139 Laroo Laroo Lili Bolero-Peggy Lee, Dave Barbour Orchestra-May 24 
140 A Tree In The Meadow-Sam Browne, Bert Thompson Orchestra-November 24 
141 Caramba! It's The Samba-Peggy Lee, Dave Barbour Orchestra-July 22 
142 In My Dreams-Vaughn Monroe Orchestra, Moon Maids-December 22 
143 Bella Bella Marie-Andrews Sisters, Vic Schoen Orchestra-November 19 
144 The Dickey-bird Song-Larry Clinton Orchestra, Helen Lee, Dipsy Doodlers-May 19 
145 Ebony Rhapsody-Rosetta Howard, Big Three Trio-August 18 
146 It's Magic-Vic Damone-September 17 
147 Baby Face-Jack Smith, Clark Sisters-May 17 
148 I Love You Yes I Do-Bull Moose Jackson & The Buffalo Bearcats-May 17 
149 On A Slow Boat To China-Larry Clinton Orchestra, Helen Lee, Dipsy Doodlers-December 16 
150 Life Gits Tee-jus, Don't It?-Carson Robison & The Pleasant Valley Boys-November 15 
151 Now Is The Hour-Buddy Clark, Charioteers-May 15 
152 A Tree In The Meadow-Bill Johnson-November 14 
153 You Call Everybody Darlin'-Jack Lathrop, Drugstore Cowboys-October 13 
154 A Tree In The Meadow-Monica Lewis, Ames Brothers, Mary Osborne Trio-September 13 
155 What A Fool I Was-Eddy Arnold-May 12 
156 The Darktown Strutters' Ball-Connie Haines, Alan Dale, Ray Bloch's Swing Eight-August 12 
157 Confess-Patti Page, George Barnes Trio-August 11 
158 You Call Everybody Darlin'-Art Lund, Crew Chiefs, Harmonica Gentlemen-September 11 
159 Forever Is Ending Today-Ernest Tubb-September 11 
160 Put 'em In A Box, Tie 'em With A Ribbon (And Throw 'em In The Deep Blue Sea)-King Cole Trio-July 11 
161 Somebody Else Is Taking My Place-Benny Goodman Orchestra, Peggy Lee-June 11 

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