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BILLBOARD MAGAZINE'S (USA) (JUKE BOX PLAYS CHART:BARRY KOWAL) TOP SINGLES OF 1952 PDF Print E-mail
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Jun 13, 2017 at 12:11 PM
BILLBOARD MAGAZINE'S (USA) (JUKE BOX PLAYS CHART:BARRY KOWAL) TOP SINGLES OF 1952 




 
 
No. Song-Artist-Peak Month
 1 CRY-JOHNNIE RAY & FOUR LADS-JANUARY 1406 
  2 ANYTIME-EDDIE FISHER, HUGO WINTERHALTER ORCHESTRA-April 1332 
  3 WHEEL OF FORTUNE-KAY STARR, HAROLD MOONEY ORCHESTRA-March 1323 
  4 I WENT TO YOUR WEDDING-PATTI PAGE, JACK RAEL ORCHESTRA-September 1252 
  5 YOU BELONG TO ME-JO STAFFORD, PAUL WESTON ORCHESTRA-September 1221 
  6 HALF AS MUCH-ROSEMARY CLOONEY, PERCY FAITH ORCHESTRA-July 1172 
  7 SLOW POKE-PEE WEE KING, GOLDEN WEST COWBOYS, REDD STEWART-January 1155 
  8 BLUE TANGO-Leroy Anderson, Boston Pops Orchestra-May 1152 
  9 THE GLOW-WORM-Mills Brothers, Hal Mcintyre Orchestra-December 1078 
 10 TELL ME WHY-Four Aces-February 1046 
 11 Kiss Of Fire-Georgia Gibbs, Glenn Osser Orchestra-June 986 
 12 Jambalaya-Jo Stafford, Paul Weston Orchestra, Norman Luboff Choir-September 950 
 13 The Little White Cloud That Cried-Johnnie Ray, Four Lads-January 931 
 14 The Blacksmith Blues-Ella Mae Morse, Nelson Riddle Orchestra-April 927 
 15 Auf Wiederseh'n, Sweetheart-Vera Lynn, Roland Shaw Orchestra-August 916 
 16 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania-Guy Mitchell, Mitch Miller Orchestra & Chorus-May 863 
 17 I'm Yours-Eddie Fisher, Hugo Winterhalter Orchestra-June 839 
 18 Walkin' My Baby Back Home-Johnnie Ray, Buddy Cole Quartet-July 837 
 19 Wish You Were Here-Eddie Fisher, Hugo Winterhalter Orchestra-October 832 
 20 Here In My Heart-Al Martino, Monty Kelly Orchestra-June 813 
 21 A Guy Is A Guy-Doris Day, Paul Weston Orchestra-May 797 
 22 Maybe-Perry Como, Eddie Fisher-August 739 
 23 You Belong To Me-Patti Page, Jack Rael Orchestra-November 722 
 24 Botch-a-me (Ba-ba-baciami Piccina)-Rosemary Clooney-August 705 
 25 Blue Tango-Guy Lombardo Orchestra-April 662 
 26 Delicado-Percy Faith Orchestra-July 660 
 27 Trying-Hilltoppers-November 652 
 28 Please, Mr. Sun-Johnnie Ray, Jimmy Carroll Orchestra, Four Lads-March 614 
 29 I'll Walk Alone-Don Cornell, Norman Leyden Orchestra-May 607 
 30 Lady Of Spain-Eddie Fisher, Hugo Winterhalter Orchestra-November 602 
 31 Forgive Me-Eddie Fisher, Hugo Winterhalter Orchestra-April 594 
 32 Shrimp Boats-Jo Stafford, Paul Weston Orchestra, Norman Luboff Choir-February 573 
 33 Blue Tango-Hugo Winterhalter Orchestra-May 560 
 34 Why Don't You Believe Me-Patti Page, Jack Rael Orchestra-December 550 
 35 Meet Mister Callaghan-Les Paul-October 535 
 36 Auf Wiederseh'n, Sweetheart-Eddy Howard Orchestra, Jack Halloran Choir-August 494 
 37 I'm Yours-Don Cornell, Norman Leyden Orchestra-June 482 
 38 Outside Of Heaven-Eddie Fisher, Hugo Winterhalter Orchestra-December 478 
 39 Tell Me Why-Eddie Fisher, Hugo Winterhalter Orchestra-February 452 
 40 Dance Me Loose-Arthur Godfrey, Chordettes, Archie Bleyer Orchestra-February 449 
 41 Bermuda-Bell Sisters, Henry Rene Orchestra-March 433 
 42 Tiger Rag-Les Paul & Mary Ford-February 431 
 43 Slow Poke-Helen O'connell, Cliffie Stone Orchestra-January 426 
 44 Be My Life's Companion-Mills Brothers, Sy Oliver Orchestra-March 422 
 45 High Noon (Do Not Forsake Me)-Frankie Laine, Jimmy Carroll Orchestra-August 422 
 46 Indian Love Call-Slim Whitman-September 393 
 47 Walkin' To Missouri-Sammy Kaye Orchestra, Tony Russo-September 388 
 48 Perfidia-Four Aces-March 384 
 49 Be Anything (But Be Mine)-Eddy Howard Orchestra, Jack Halloran Choir-May 383 
 50 Sugarbush-Doris Day, Frankie Laine, Norman Luboff Choir-August 377 
 51 Yours-Vera Lynn, Roland Shaw Orchestra-November 370 
 52 Come What May-Patti Page, Jack Rael Orchestra-March 351 
 53 Once In Awhile-Patti Page, Jack Rael Orchestra-August 346 
 54 Hambone-Frankie Laine, Jo Stafford, Norman Luboff Choir-April 345 
 55 Stolen Love-Eddy Howard Orchestra-April 343 
 56 Kiss Of Fire-Tony Martin, Henri Rene Orchestra-June 334 
 57 Because You're Mine-Mario Lanza, Rca Victor Orchestra, Jeff Alexander Choir-November 325 
 58 Comes A-long A-love-Kay Starr, Harold Mooney Orchestra-November 318 
 59 Here Am I Broken Hearted-Johnnie Ray, Jimmy Carroll Orchestra, Four Lads-March 312 
 60 Heart And Soul-Four Aces-December 308 
 61 Should I-Four Aces-September 308 
 62 Don't Leave My Poor Heart Breaking-Elliot Lawrence Orchestra, Cowboy Copas, Rosalind Patton-January 290 
 63 Somewhere Along The Way-Nat King Cole, Nelson Riddle Orchestra-August 286 
 64 Wishin'-Eddy Howard Orchestra-March 260 
 65 I'm Confessin' (That I Love You)-Les Paul & Mary Ford-June 251 
 66 A Garden In The Rain-Four Aces-January 245 
 67 Junco Partner (A Worthless Cajun)-Richard Hayes, Eddie Sauter Orchestra-May 245 
 68 Wheel Of Fortune-Bobby Wayne, Joe Reisman Orchestra-April 218 
 69 Fool, Fool, Fool-Kay Starr, Lancers-September 218 
 70 Whispering Winds-Patti Page, Jack Rael Orchestra-May 217 
 71 Auf Wiederseh'n, Sweetheart-Guy Lombardo Orchestra, Kenny Martin-August 214 
 72 Charmaine-Gordon Jenkins Orchestra, Bob Carroll-January 201 
 73 Auf Wiederseh'n, Sweetheart-Ames Brothers, Sweetland Singers-August 195 
 74 I-Don Cornell, Norman Leyden Orchestra-November 194 
 75 Lover-Peggy Lee, Gordon Jenkins Orchestra-June 191 
 76 Walkin' My Baby Back Home-Nat King Cole, Billy May Orchestra-July 191 
 77 I Laughed At Love-Sunny Gale, Ralph Burns Orchestra-October 190 
 78 Wheel Of Fortune-Bell Sisters-April 181 
 79 All Of Me-Johnnie Ray, Buddy Cole Quartet-August 181 
 80 Take Me In Your Arms And Hold Me-Les Paul & Mary Ford-October 166 
 81 One Little Candle-Perry Como, Mitchell Ayres Orchestra-May 157 
 82 Carioca-Les Paul-June 146 
 83 Till The End Of The World-Bing Crosby, Grady Martin-September 129 
 84 Here In My Heart-Tony Bennett, Percy Faith Orchestra-August 129 
 85 What's The Use-Johnnie Ray, Jimmy Carroll Orchestra, Four Lads-May 123 
 86 That's The Chance You Take-Eddie Fisher, Hugo Winterhalter Orchestra-April 121 
 87 String Along-Ames Brothers-October 120 
 88 Take My Heart-Al Martino, Monty Kelly Orchestra-July 120 
 89 Idaho State Fair-Vaughn Monroe Orchestra-May 116 
 90 Kiss Of Fire-Billy Eckstine, Nelson Riddle Orchestra-June 116 
 91 Shrimp Boats-Dolores Gray, Camarata Orchestra-February 113 
 92 Charmaine-Mantovani Orchestra-February 113 
 93 I Waited A Little Too Long-Kay Starr, Frank Devol Orchestra-May 112 
 94 A Kiss To Build A Dream On-Hugo Winterhalter Orchestra, Johnny Parker-February 110 
 95 Wheel Of Fortune-Eddie Wilcox Orchestra, Sunny Gale-March 107 
 96 Have A Good Time-Tony Bennett, Percy Faith Orchestra-September 104 
 97 Because You're Mine-Nat King Cole, Nelson Riddle Orchestra-October 103 
 98 Half As Much-Guy Lombardo Orchestra, Kenny Martin-August 101 
 99 Slow Poke-Arthur Godfrey, Archie Bleyer Orchestra-March 97 
100 Lady Love-Vaughn Monroe Orchestra & Chorus-May 91 
101 You Belong To Me-Dean Martin, Dick Sabile Orchestra-October 89 
102 Crazy Heart-Guy Lombardo Orchestra, Kenny Gardner-February 86 
103 I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus-Spike Jones & The City Slickers-December 84 
104 Bim Bam Baby-Frank Sinatra, Axel Stordahl Orchestra-September 82 
105 Tulips And Heather-Perry Como, Mitchell Ayres Orchestra-April 81 
106 The Gandy Dancers' Ball-Frankie Laine, Paul Weston Orchestra, Norman Luboff Choir-May 80 
107 Smoke Rings-Les Paul & Mary Ford-July 80 
108 Jambalaya-Hank Williams & The Drifting Cowboys-October 75 
109 Blue Tango-Les Baxter Orchestra-May 74 
110 Silver And Gold-Pee Wee King Band, Redd Stewart-March 73 
111 At Last-Ray Anthony Orchestra, Tommy Mercer, Anthony Choir-March 72 
112 Rudolph, The Red-nosed Reindeer-Gene Autry, Pinafores-January 72 
113 Three Letters-Kay Starr, Harold Mooney Orchestra-October 68 
114 Retreat (Cries My Heart)-Patti Page, Jack Rael Orchestra-February 65 
115 Just A Little Lovin' (Will Go A Long Way)-Eddie Fisher, Hugo Winterhalter Orchestra-June 65 
116 Settin' The Woods On Fire-Jo Stafford, Frankie Laine, Paul Weston Orchestra-November 59 
117 Cry-Four Knights-January 58 
118 Don't Let The Stars Get In Your Eyes-Gisele Mackenzie, Buddy Cole Orchestra-December 52 
119 A Kiss To Build A Dream On-Louis Armstrong-February 52 
120 When I Fall In Love-Doris Day, Percy Faith Orchestra, Norman Luboff Choir-August 52 
121 Feet Up (Pat Him On The Po-po)-Guy Mitchell, Mitch Miller Orchestra & Chorus-August 51 
122 You'll Never Get Away-Don Cornell, Teresa Brewer, Jack Pleis Orchestra-October 51 
123 Blues In Advance-Dinah Shore, Henri Rene Orchestra-October 51 
124 Lady Of Spain-Les Paul-November 48 
125 Conquest-Patti Page, Jack Rael Orchestra-December 48 
126 In The Good Old Summertime-Les Paul & Mary Ford-July 48 
127 I Would Rather Look At You-Gloria Hart, Art Kassel Orchestra-August 46 
128 Too Old To Cut The Mustard-Marlene Dietrich, Rosemary Clooney-September 43 
129 I May Hate Myself In The Morning-Bette Mclaurin & Her Friends, Rex Kearney Orchestra-July 43 
130 I'll Walk Alone-Jane Froman, Sid Feller Orchestra-July 43 
131 A Sinner Am I-Johnnie Ray, Jimmy Carroll Orchestra, Four Lads-August 39 
132 I'm Yours-Four Aces-May 38 
133 Kay's Lament-Kay Starr, Lancers-August 36 
134 Oakie Boogie-Ella Mae Morse, Nelson Riddle Orchestra-June 35 
135 Just Squeeze Me (But Don't Tease Me)-Four Aces-November 34 
136 I Wanna Say Hello!-Ellen Sutton-February 33 
137 Rock Of Gibraltar-Frankie Laine, Jimmy Carroll Orchestra-September 31 
138 Hambone-Phil Harris, Bell Sisters, Henri Rene Orchestra-March 31 
139 Trying-Ella Fitzgerald, Leroy Kirkland Orchestra-October 30 
140 My Favorite Song-Georgia Gibbs, Glenn Osser Orchestra-October 30 
141 I Wanna Love You-Ames Brothers-January 30 
142 Gonna Get Along Without Ya Now-Teresa Brewer, Ray Bloch Orchestra-June 30 
143 Wish You Were Here-Guy Lombardo Orchestra, Kenny Martin-October 28 
144 Night Train-Buddy Morrow Orchestra-August 27 
145 Jingle Bells-Les Paul-January 26 
146 Greyhound-Buddy Morrow Orchestra, Frankie Lester-December 26 
147 Sin-Billy Williams Quartet-January 25 
148 Slow Poke-Tiny Hill Orchestra-January 24 
149 Vanessa-Hugo Winterhalter Orchestra-June 24 
150 To Know You (Is To Love You)-Perry Como, Fontane Sisters-November 24 
151 Blue Violins-Hugo Winterhalter Orchestra-December 22 
152 Watermelon Weather-Perry Como, Eddie Fisher-July 22 
153 I Went To Your Wedding-Steve Gibson, Original Red Caps, Damita Jo-October 22 
154 Noodlin' Rag-Perry Como, Fontane Sisters-March 18 
155 The Mask Is Off-Richard Hayes, Jimmy Carroll Orchestra-July 18 
156 Some Day-Tony Martin, Henri Rene Orchestra-August 17 
157 White Christmas-Bing Crosby, Ken Darby Singers-January 17 
158 Ay-round The Corner (Bee-hind The Bush)-Jo Stafford, Paul Weston Orchestra, Norman Luboff Choir-April 17 
159 Little Grass Shack-Johnny Maddox, Rhythmasters-September 15 
160 Slow Poke-Hawkshaw Hawkins-January 15 
161 My Favorite Song-Ames Brothers-November 14 
162 Chinatown My Chinatown-Bobby Maxwell, Swinging Harps-March 14 
163 Busybody-Pee Wee King Band, Redd Stewart-June 14 
164 When It's Sleepy Time Down South-Louis Armstrong, Gordon Jenkins Orchestra-February 14 
165 Charmaine-Vaughn Monroe Orchestra-January 14 
166 Luna Rossa (Blushing Moon)-Tony Martin, Henri Rene Orchestra-August 14 
167 Trust In Me-Eddie Fisher, Hugo Winterhalter Orchestra-April 13 
168 Zing A Little Zong-Bing Crosby, Jane Wyman, Jud Conlon Rhythmaires-September 13 
169 Delicado-Stan Kenton Orchestra-August 13 
170 Meet Mister Callaghan-Carmen Cavallaro Orchestra-October 13 
171 Blues In The Night-Rosemary Clooney, Percy Faith Orchestra-October 13 
172 Charmaine-Paul Weston Orchestra, Norman Luboff Choir-February 12 
173 Heart Of A Clown-Bobby Wayne, Joe Reisman Orchestra-March 12 
174 I'll Still Love You-Ames Brothers-March 12 
175 Two Little Kisses-Four Aces-March 12 
176 Be My Life's Companion-Rosemary Clooney, Percy Faith Orchestra-February 12 
177 So Madly In Love-Georgia Gibbs, Glenn Osser Orchestra-August 12 
178 Wishin'-Teddy Phillips Orchestra, Lynn Hoyt Trio-March 12 
179 Cincinatti Ding Dong-Art Lund, Larry Holmes Orchestra-October 12 
180 Kiss Of Fire-Guy Lombardo Orchestra, Kenny Gardner-July 11 
181 Wild Side Of Life-Burl Ives, Grady Martin, Anita Kerr Singers-July 11 
182 Please, Mr. Sun-Perry Como, Mitchell Ayres Orchestra-April 11 

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