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BILLBOARD MAGAZINE'S (USA) (JUKE BOX PLAYS CHART:BARRY KOWAL) TOP SINGLES OF 1950 PDF Print E-mail
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Jun 12, 2017 at 09:10 PM
BILLBOARD MAGAZINE'S (USA) (JUKE BOX PLAYS CHART:BARRY KOWAL) TOP SINGLES OF 1950










 
 
No. Song-Artist-Peak Month
 1 THE THIRD MAN THEME-GUY LOMBARDO ORCHESTRA-May 1448 
  2 MONA LISA-NAT KING COLE, LES BAXTER ORCHESTRA-July 1419 
  3 GOODNIGHT IRENE-GORDON JENKINS ORCHESTRA, WEAVERS-August 1370 
  4 HARBOR LIGHTS-SAMMY KAYE ORCHESTRA, TONY ALAMO-November 1316 
  5 I CAN DREAM, CAN'T I?-ANDREWS SISTERS, GORDON JENKINS ORCHESTRA-January 1197 
  6 SENTIMENTAL ME-AMES BROTHERS-June 1180 
  7 THERE'S NO TOMORROW-TONY MARTIN, HENRI RENE ORCHESTRA-February 1058 
  8 BONAPARTE'S RETREAT-Kay Starr, Lou Busch Orchestra-September 1019 
  9 IT ISN'T FAIR-Sammy Kaye Orchestra, Don Cornell-May 996 
 10 I WANNA BE LOVED-Andrews Sisters, Gordon Jenkins Orchestra-July 963 
 11 Chattanoogie Shoe Shine Boy-Red Foley-February 962 
 12 All My Love (Bolero)-Patti Page, Harry Geller Orchestra-November 945 
 13 Play A Simple Melody-Bing & Gary Crosby, Matty Matlock Orchestra-September 921 
 14 Harbor Lights-Guy Lombardo Orchestra, Kenny Gardner-November 851 
 15 Dear Hearts And Gentle People-Bing Crosby, Jud Conlon Rhythmaires-January 814 
 16 Sam's Song (The Happy Tune)-Bing & Gary Crosby, Matty Matlock Orchestra-October 812 
 17 If I Knew You Were Comin' (I'd've Baked A Cake)-Eileen Barton-April 808 
 18 Nevertheless (I'm In Love With You)-Mills Brothers-December 792 
 19 Music! Music! Music!-Teresa Brewer, Dixieland All Stars-April 777 
 20 The Thing-Phil Harris, Walter Scharf Orchestra-December 776 
 21 Can Anyone Explain? (No, No, No!)-Ames Brothers-October 768 
 22 I'll Never Be Free-Kay Starr, Tennessee Ernie Ford-October 759 
 23 A Dreamer's Holiday-Perry Como, Fontane Sisters-January 735 
 24 Hoop-dee-doo-Perry Como, Fontane Sisters-June 733 
 25 Bewitched-Gordon Jenkins Orchestra, Bonnie Lou Williams-July 720 
 26 Tzena, Tzena, Tzena-Gordon Jenkins Orchestra, Weavers-August 674 
 27 The Third Man Theme-Anton Karas-June 642 
 28 Sentimental Me-Russ Morgan Orchestra, Morganaires-June 637 
 29 Rag Mop-Ames Brothers-February 611 
 30 Quicksilver-Bing Crosby, Andrews Sisters, Vic Schoen Orchestra-March 586 
 31 Nola-Les Paul-August 524 
 32 Dearie-Guy Lombardo Orchestra, Kenny Gardner-April 520 
 33 A Bushel And A Peck-Margaret Whiting, Jimmy Wakely-December 516 
 34 The Cry Of The Wild Goose-Frankie Laine, Henry Geller Orchestra-March 504 
 35 My Foolish Heart-Gordon Jenkins Orchestra, Sandy Evans-May 499 
 36 Harbor Lights-Ken Griffin-October 499 
 37 Thinking Of You-Don Cherry, Dave Terry Orchestra-December 497 
 38 The Old Master Painter-Dick Haymes, 4 Hits And A Miss, Sunny Burke Orchestra-January 488 
 39 Daddy's Little Girl-Mills Brothers-May 486 
 40 My Foolish Heart-Billy Eckstine, Russ Case Orchestra-June 483 
 41 Mona Lisa-Victor Young Orchestra & Chorus, Don Cherry-September 472 
 42 Bewitched-Bill Snyder Orchestra-June 462 
 43 All My Love (Bolero)-Guy Lombardo Orchestra, Bill Flanagan-October 454 
 44 Chattanoogie Shoe Shine Boy-Bing Crosby-February 448 
 45 Hoop-dee-doo-Kay Starr, Frank Devol Orchestra-July 438 
 46 Dear Hearts And Gentle People-Dinah Shore, Harry Zimmerman Orchestra-January 423 
 47 Harbor Lights-Bing Crosby, Lyn Murray Orchestra-December 411 
 48 All My Love-Bing Crosby, Alexander Jeff Chorus-November 393 
 49 Sam's Song-Joe Fingers Carr, Carr-hops-August 389 
 50 Roses-Sammy Kaye Orchestra, Kaydets-May 382 
 51 Bonaparte's Retreat-Gene Krupa Orchestra, Bobby Soots-September 380 
 52 Cincinnati Dancing Pig-Red Foley-September 378 
 53 Orange Colored Sky-Nat King Cole, Stan Kenton Orchestra-November 375 
 54 Bewitched-Jan August, Jerry Murad's Harmonicats-July 375 
 55 I Said My Pajamas (And Put On My Pray'rs)-Tony Martin,Fran Warren,Henri Rene Orchestra-March 374 
 56 Nevertheless (I'm In Love With You)-Ralph Flanagan Orchestra, Harry Prime-November 369 
 57 Goodnight Irene-Frank Sinatra, Mitch Miller Orchestra-September 361 
 58 Music! Music! Music!-Carmen Cavallaro Orchestra, Bob Lido, Cavaliers-April 358 
 59 Nevertheless (I'm In Love With You)-Paul Weston Orchestra, Norman Luboff Choir-November 351 
 60 Rag Mop-Lionel Hampton Orchestra, Hamptones-March 343 
 61 Johnson Rag-Russ Morgan Orchestra, Morganaires-February 333 
 62 Bewitched-Doris Day, Mellowmen-July 332 
 63 Patricia-Perry Como, Mitchell Ayres Orchestra-October 329 
 64 Rag Mop-Johnnie Lee Wills & The Boys-February 322 
 65 If I Knew You Were Comin' (I'd've Baked A Cake)-Georgia Gibbs,Max Kaminsky's Dixielanders-May 320 
 66 My Foolish Heart-Mindy Carson, Henri Rene Orchestra-June 318 
 67 I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles-Gordon Jenkins Orchestra, Artie Shaw-October 312 
 68 Count Every Star-Dick Haymes, Artie Shaw Orchestra-August 309 
 69 Daddy's Little Girl-Dick Todd, Eddie Miller Orchestra, Phil Ellis Choristers-February 293 
 70 The Old Master Painter-Richard Hayes, Mitch Miller Orchestra-February 276 
 71 Enjoy Yourself (It's Later Than You Think)-Guy Lombardo Orchestra, Kenny Gardner-March 270
 72 The Old Piano Roll Blues-Lawrence  Piano Roll  Cook-May 269 
 73 Goodnight Irene-Red Foley, Ernest Tubb, Sunshine Trio-August 265 
  74 I Don't Care If The Sun Don't Shine-Patti Page, D'artega Orchestra-July 258 
 75 Johnson Rag-Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra, Claire Hogan-February 254 
 76 Rag Mop-Ralph Flanagan Orchestra-March 225 
 77 Hoop-dee-doo-Doris Day, Mellowmen, George Wyle Orchestra-June 221 
 78 The Old Piano Roll Blues-Hoagy Carmichael, Cass Daley, Matty Matlock's All Stars-July 214 
 79 Count Every Star-Hugo Winterhalter Orchestra & Chorus-July 211 
 80 Nevertheless (I'm In Love With You)-Frankie Laine-December 208 
 81 The Old Master Painter-Snooky Lanson, Beasley Smith Orchestra-January 204 
 82 La Vie En Rose-Tony Martin, Henri Rene Orchestra-July 196 
 83 Harbor Lights-Ray Anthony Orchestra, Ronnie Deauville-November 191 
 84 Mona Lisa-Harry James Orchestra, Dick Williams-August 189 
 85 Bewitched-Larry Green Orchestra, Honeydreamers-July 178 
 86 Music! Music! Music!-Freddy Martin Orchestra, Merv Griffin, Martin Men-April 169 
 87 Tzena, Tzena, Tzena-Mitch Miller Orchestra & Chorus-September 166 
 88 Tzena, Tzena, Tzena-Vic Damone-September 165 
 89 Our Lady Of Fatima-Richard Hayes, Kitty Kallen, Jimmy Carroll Orchestra-October 165 
 90 Oh, Babe!-Kay Starr, Frank Devol Orchestra-December 162 
 91 Bibbidi-bobbidi-Boo (The Magic Song)-Jo Stafford, Gordon Macrae,Paul Weston Orchestra-January 159 
 92 La Vie En Rose-Bing Crosby, Axel Stordahl Orchestra-October 155 
 93 Oh, Babe!-Louis Prima, Keely Smith-December 155 
 94 Broken Down Merry-go-round-Margaret Whiting, Jimmy Wakely-February 154 
 95 Dearie-Ray Bolger, Ethel Merman-April 151 
 96 Mule Train-Vaughn Monroe Orchestra, Moon Men-January 149 
 97 Candy And Cake-Mindy Carson, Henri Rene Orchestra-April 143 
 98 The Gods Were Angry With Me-Margaret Whiting, Jimmy Wakely-March 143 
 99 Wanderin'-Sammy Kaye Orchestra, Tony Alamo, Kaye Choir-June 142 
100 Rudolph, The Red-nosed Reindeer-Gene Autry, Pinafores-January 142 
101 The Old Master Painter-Phil Harris  Orchestra-January 142
102 Dearie-Jo Stafford, Gordon Macrae, Paul Weston Orchestra-April 142 
103 Nevertheless (I'm In Love With You)-Ray Anthony Orchestra, Ronnie Deauville, Skyliners-December 141 
104 I'll Always Love You-Dean Martin, Paul Weston Orchestra-September 136 
105 The Old Master Painter-Frank Sinatra, Modernaires-January 134
106 Bibbidi-bobbidi-boo (The Magic Song)-Perry Como, Fontane Sisters-January 129
107 Count Every Star-Ray Anthony Orchestra, Dick Noel-September 125 
108 Mona Lisa-Charlie Spivak Orchestra, Tommy Lynn & Choir-September 121 
109 Music! Music! Music!-Ames Brothers-April 113 
110 If I Knew You Were Comin' (I'd've Baked A Cake)-Benny Strong Orchestra-April 111
111 Bamboo-Vaughn Monroe Orchestra, Moon Maids-February 109 
112 Oh, Babe!-Ames Brothers-December 108 
113 White Christmas-Bing Crosby, Ken Darby Singers-December 102 
114 I Wanna Be Loved-Billy Eckstine, Russ Case Orchestra-July 99 
115 Candy And Cake-Arthur Godfrey, Chordettes, Archie Bleyer Orchestra-April 97 
116 I Yust Go Nuts At Christmas-Yogi Yorgesson, Johnny Duffy Trio-January 96 
117 The Old Piano Roll Blues-Cliff Steward, San Francisco Boys-July 86 
118 Stars Are The Windows Of Heaven-Ames Brothers-September 77 
119 Music, Maestro, Please-Frankie Laine, Henry Geller Orchestra-September 75 
120 Birmingham Bounce-Red Foley-May 73 
121 Go To Sleep,Go To Sleep,Go To Sleep-Mary Martin, Arthur Godfrey, Archie Bleyer Orchestra-March 73 
122 Harbor Lights-Jerry Byrd, Jerry Murad's Harmonicats-September 72 
123 Peter Cottontail-Mervin Shiner-April 71 
124 I'll Sail My Ship Alone-Moon Mullican-August 70 
125 Vagabond Shoes-Vic Damone, Glenn Osser Orchestra-August 70 
126 Hoop-dee-doo-Russ Morgan Orchestra, Morganaires-June 69 
127 Peter Cottontail-Gene Autry-April 69 
128 Let's Go To Church (Next Sunday Morning)-Margaret Whiting, Jimmy Wakely-April 67 
129 Choo'n Gum-Teresa Brewer, Jimmy Lytell, Dixieland All Stars-May 66 
130 Charley My Boy-Andrews Sisters, Russ Morgan Orchestra-January 63 
131 I Wanna Be Loved-Dinah Washington, Teddy Stewart Orchestra-July 62 
132 Tenderly-Lynn Hope Quintet-September 61
133 A Dreamer's Holiday-Ray Anthony Orchestra, Dick Noel-January 60 
134 If I Knew You Were Comin' (I'd've Baked A Cake)-Ethel Merman, Ray Bolger, Sy Oliver Orchestra-May 60 
135 Have I Told You Lately That I Love You-Bing Crosby, Andrews Sisters, Jud Conlon Rhythmaires-February 60
136 Play A Simple Melody-Jo Stafford, Starlighters, Paul Weston Orchestra-September 56 
137 Swamp Girl-Frankie Laine, Jean Loulie Norman, Henry Geller Orchestra-April 55 
138 Mona Lisa-Art Lund, Larry Holmes Orchestra-August 54 
139 I Didn't Slip, I Wasn't Pushed, I Fell-Doris Day, Mellowmen, George Wyle Orchestra-August 54 
140 Our Little Ranch House-Guy Lombardo Orchestra-September 54 
141 Blue Christmas-Russ Morgan Orchestra, Morganaires-January 54 
142 I Cross My Fingers-Bing Crosby, Axel Stordahl Orchestra-August 54 
143 With My Eyes Wide Open I'm Dreaming-Patti Page Quartet-March 53 
144 Mississippi-Red Foley, Dixie Dons-July 52 
145 Sentimental Me-Ray Anthony Orchestra, Ronnie Deauville-June 50 
146 The Third Man Theme-Owen Bradley Quintet-June 50 
147 Enjoy Yourself (It's Later Than You Think)-Doris Day, George Wyle Orchestra-March 47 
148 Cincinnati Dancing Pig-Vic Damone, Ralph Marterie Orchestra, Meadowlarks-September 47 
149 Dear Hearts And Gentle People-Benny Strong Orchestra-January 44 
150 The Petite Waltz (La Petite Valse)-Guy Lombardo Orchestra-October 44 
151 Dream A Little Dream Of Me-Frankie Laine-October 42 
152 Quicksilver-Doris Day, Country Cousins-January 40 
153 Are You Lonesome Tonight-Blue Barron Orchestra, Bobby Beers, Blue Notes-April 38 
154 Harbor Lights-Ralph Flanagan Orchestra-December 36 
155 Ain't Nobody's Business But My Own-Kay Starr, Tennessee Ernie Ford-September 35 
156 Rain-Frank Petty Trio-May 35 
157 Can Anyone Explain? (No, No, No!)-Dick Haymes, 4 Hits And A Miss, Victor Young Orchestra-September 34 
158 I Didn't Slip, I Wasn't Pushed, I Fell-Bing Crosby, Sy Oliver Orchestra, Aristokats-July 32 
159 She Wore A Yellow Ribbon-Andrews Sisters, Russ Morgan Orchestra-January 32 
160 Mona Lisa-Ralph Flanagan Orchestra, Harry Prime-October 32 
161 I Wanna Be Loved-Fontane Sisters, Hugo Winterhalter Orchestra & Chorus-August 32 
162 Valencia-Tony Martin, Henri Rene Orchestra-May 32 
163 The Third Man Theme-Freddy Martin Orchestra, Martin Men-July 31
164 We'll Build A Bungalow-Johnny Long Orchestra, Janet Brace-January 31
165 Thirsty For Your Kisses-Ames Brothers-November 29 
166 Juke Box Annie-Kitty Kallen, Harry Geller Orchestra-May 28 
167 Play A Simple Melody-Georgia Gibbs, Bob Crosby Orchestra-September 28
168 Dear Hearts And Gentle People-Ralph Flanagan Orchestra,Harry Prime,Singing Winds-February 28
169 No Other Love-Jo Stafford, Paul Weston Orchestra-October 27 
170 Please Say Goodnight To The Guy, Irene-Ziggytalent-November 27 
171 Chattanoogie Shoe-shine Boy-Phil Harris  Orchestra-March 27 
172 Sometime-Ink Spots-September 26 
173 The Old Master Painter-Peggy Lee, Mel Torme-January 26 
174 Blue Christmas-Hugo Winterhalter Orchestra & Chorus-January 26 
175 Echoes-Jo Stafford, Gordon Macrae, Paul Weston Orchestra-January 26 
176 Goodnight Irene-Jo Stafford, Harold Mooney Orchestra-November 25 
177 If I Knew You Were Comin' (I'd've Baked A Cake)-Art Mooney Orchestra, Betty Harris, Art Mooney Choir-April 24 
178 I Said My Pajamas (And Put On My Pray'rs)-Ethel Merman,Ray Bolger,Sy Oliver Orchestra-March 22 
179 Candy And Cake-Evelyn Knight, Lee Gordon Singers-April 22 
180 American Beauty Rose-Eddy Howard Orchestra-July 20 
181 C'est Si Bon (It's So Good)-Danny Kaye & The Lee Gordon Singers-June 20 
182 Can't We Talk It Over-Andrews Sisters, Gordon Jenkins Orchestra-September 19 
183 The Third Man Theme-Victor Young Orchestra & Chorus, Don Cherry-July 19 
184 The Wedding Samba-Edmundo Ros Orchestra-January 18 
185 Back In Your Own Backyard-Patti Page, Harry Geller Orchestra-October 18 
186 Just Say I Love Her-Vic Damone, Ronnie Selby Orchestra-October 18 
187 The Red We Want Is The Red We've Got-Ralph Flanagan Orchestra-September 18 
188 Mississippi-Art Mooney Orchestra, Allan Brooks, Four Clovers-July 18 
189 Here Comes Santa Claus (Down Santa Claus Lane)-Gene Autry-January 17 
190 Careless Kisses-Russ Morgan Orchestra, Morganaires-January 17 
191 Rag Mop-Eddy Howard Orchestra-March 17 
192 Tiddley Winkie Woo-Guy Lombardo Orchestra, Kenny Gardner-June 17 
193 Chattanoogie Shoe Shine Boy-Bill Darnel-March 17 
194 Echoes-Ink Spots-January 17 
195 Sugarfoot Rag-Red Foley, Hank Garland-February 17 
196 I Need You So-Don Cornell, Hugo Winterhalter Orchestra-September 16 
197 It's So Nice To Have A Man Around The House-Dinah Shore, Harry Zimmerman Orchestra-March 16 
198 Nola-Guy Lombardo Orchestra-September 16 
199 All Dressed Up To Smile-Evelyn Knight, Ray Charles Singers-August 16 
200 Rag Mop-Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra, Claire Hogan-March 16 
201 The Wedding Samba-Carmen Miranda, Andrews Sisters, Vic Schoen Orchestra-January 16 
202 The Old Piano Roll Blues-Jubalaires-July 16 
203 Sometime-Mariners, Archie Bleyer Orchestra-August 16 
204 Beyond The Reef-Bing Crosby, Lyn Murray Orchestra-October 15 
205 Half A Heart Is All You Left Me (When You Broke My Heart In Two)-Al Morgan-January 15 
206 The Old Piano Roll Blues-Eddie Cantor, Lisa Kirk, Sammy Kaye Orchestra-June 14 
207 I Said My Pajamas (And Put On My Pray'rs)-Doris Day, George Wyle Orchestra-March 14 
208 Tzena, Tzena, Tzena-Ralph Flanagan Orchestra-September 14 
209 All My Love-Percy Faith Orchestra-October 14 
210 La Vie En Rose-Louis Armstrong-October 13 
211 I'll Always Love You-Dinah Shore-October 13 
212 Beloved, Be Faithful-Russ Morgan Orchestra, Morganaires-October 13 
213 Half A Heart Is All You Left Me-Eddy Howard Orchestra-February 13 
214 I Wanna Be Loved-Dottie O'brien, Jan Garber Orchestra-August 13 
215 You Dreamer You-Russ Morgan Orchestra, Morganaires-June 13 
216 It Isn't Fair-Bill Farrell, Russ Case Orchestra-April 13 
217 Bewitched-Roy Ross Orchestra-June 13 
218 The Wedding Samba-Guy Lombardo Orchestra, Kenny Gardner-March 13 
219 Can Anyone Explain? (No, No, No!)-Dinah Shore, Harry Zimmerman Orchestra-September 12 
220 I Cross My Fingers-Percy Faith Orchestra, Russ Emery-July 12 
221 The Thing-Ames Brothers-December 12 
222 Mona Lisa-Dennis Day, Henri Rene Orchestra, Ray Charles Singers-August 12 
223 Can Anyone Explain? (No, No, No!)-Ella Fitzgerald, Louis Armstrong-November 11 
224 Thanks, Mister Florist-Vaughn Monroe Orchestra, Moon Men-June 11 
225 Johnson Rag-Jack Teter Trio-February  11
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