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BILLBOARD MAGAZINE'S (USA) (JUKE BOX PLAYS CHART:BARRY KOWAL) TOP SINGLES OF 1953 PDF Print E-mail
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Jun 13, 2017 at 07:19 PM
BILLBOARD MAGAZINE'S (USA) (JUKE BOX PLAYS CHART:BARRY KOWAL) TOP SINGLES OF 1953



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No. Song-Artist-Peak Month
  1 VAYA CON DIOS (MAY GOD BE WITH YOU)-LES PAUL & MARY FORD-SEPTEMBER 1724 
  2 YOU, YOU, YOU-AMES BROTHERS, HUGO WINTERHALTER ORCHESTRA-October 1694 
  3 I'M WALKING BEHIND YOU-EDDIE FISHER, HUGO WINTERHALTER ORCHESTRA, SALLY SWEETLAND-July 1342 
  4 RAGS TO RICHES-TONY BENNETT, PERCY FAITH ORCHESTRA-December 1308 
  5 TILL I WALTZ AGAIN WITH YOU-TERESA BREWER, JACK PLEIS ORCHESTRA-February 1300 
  6 OH!-PEE WEE HUNT ORCHESTRA-September 1250 
  7 WHY DON'T YOU BELIEVE ME-JONI JAMES, LEW DOUGLAS ORCHESTRA-January 1212 
  8 THE SONG FROM MOULIN ROUGE (WHERE IS YOUR HEART)-Percy Faith Orchestra, Felicia Sanders-May 1144 
  9 THE DOGGIE IN THE WINDOW-Patti Page, Jack Rael Orchestra-March 1122 
 10 DON'T LET THE STARS GET IN YOUR EYES-Perry Como, Ramblers-January 1094 
 11 Seven Lonely Days-Georgia Gibbs, Glenn Osser Orchestra, Yale Brothers-May 1016 
 12 Pretend-Nat King Cole, Nelson Riddle Orchestra-May 1000 
 13 April In Portugal-Les Baxter Orchestra-May 966 
 14 No Other Love-Perry Como, Henri Rene Orchestra-August 964 
 15 I Believe-Frankie Laine, Paul Weston Orchestra-May 958 
 16 Ricochet (Rick-o-shay)-Teresa Brewer, Jack Pleis Orchestra-December 914 
 17 Tell Me You're Mine-Gaylords-February 904 
 18 P.s. I Love You-Hilltoppers-August 896 
 19 Your Cheatin' Heart-Joni James, Lew Douglas Orchestra-April 832 
 20 Eh, Cumpari-Julius Larosa, Archie Bleyer Orchestra-December 826 
 21 Say You're Mine Again-Perry Como, Ramblers-June 808 
 22 Keep It A Secret-Jo Stafford, Paul Weston Orchestra-January 792 
 23 Gambler's Guitar-Rusty Draper, David Carroll Orchestra-July 672 
 24 Have You Heard-Joni James, Lew Douglas Orchestra, Jack Halloran Choir-January 668 
 25 Many Times-Eddie Fisher, Hugo Winterhalter Orchestra-October 662 
 26 Crying In The Chapel-June Valli, Joe Reisman Orchestra-October 624 
 27 Hey Joe-Frankie Laine, Paul Weston Orchestra, Norman Luboff Choir-October 620 
 28 Dragnet-Ray Anthony Orchestra-October 584 
 29 Half A Photograph-Kay Starr, Harold Mooney Orchestra-July 552 
 30 Crying In The Chapel-Rex Allen-October 552 
 31 Crying In The Chapel-Darrell Glenn-September 542 
 32 Ruby-Richard Hayman Orchestra-June 528 
 33 Side By Side-Kay Starr, Harold Mooney Orchestra-March 526 
 34 Wild Horses-Perry Como, Hugo Winterhalter Orchestra-April 470 
 35 Ebb Tide-Frank Chacksfield Orchestra-November 446 
 36 Anna-Silvana Mangano-June 430 
 37 Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me-Karen Chandler, Jack Pleis Orchestra-February 428 
 38 Tell Me A Story-Jimmy Boyd, Frankie Laine-April 426 
 39 With These Hands-Eddie Fisher, Hugo Winterhalter Orchestra-August 418 
 40 Downhearted-Eddie Fisher, Hugo Winterhalter Orchestra-March 398 
 41 Oh, Happy Day-Don Howard-February 392 
 42 A Dear John Letter-Jean Shepard, Ferlin Huskey-October 384 
 43 To Be Alone-Hilltoppers-November 380 
 44 Takes Two To Tango-Pearl Bailey-January 378 
 45 It's In The Book (Parts 1 & 2)-Johnny Standley, Horace Heidt Orchestra-January 364 
 46 Butterflies-Patti Page, Jack Rael Orchestra-August 360 
 47 Ruby-Les Baxter Orchestra-June 338 
 48 C'est Si Bon (It's So Good)-Eartha Kitt, Henri Rene Orchestra-October 334 
 49 Crying In The Chapel-Orioles-September 332 
 50 You're Fooling Someone-Joni James, Lew Douglas Orchestra-December 324 
 51 Almost Always-Joni James, Lew Douglas Orchestra-June 314 
 52 Crazy Man, Crazy-Bill Haley & The Comets-June 312 
 53 You Alone (Solo Tu)-Perry Como, Hugo Winterhalter Orchestra-December 300 
 54 No Help Wanted-Rusty Draper, David Carroll Orchestra, Jack Halloran Singers-April 296 
 55 Bye Bye Blues-Les Paul & Mary Ford-January 286 
 56 Istanbul (Not Constantinople)-Four Lads, Norman Leyden Orchestra-December 276 
 57 My Baby's Coming Home-Les Paul & Mary Ford-February 272 
 58 I'd Rather Die Young (Than Grow Old Without You)-Hilltoppers-August 270 
 59 Caravan-Ralph Marterie Orchestra-May 266 
 60 Even Now-Eddie Fisher, Hugo Winterhalter Orchestra-February 262 
 61 Ramona-Gaylords-May 258 
 62 The Ho Ho Song-Red Buttons, Elliot Lawrence Orchestra-June 248 
 63 St. George And The Dragonet-Stan Freberg-November 244 
 64 Oh, Happy Day-Lawrence Welk Orchestra, Larry Hopper-March 238 
 65 My One And Only Heart-Perry Como-June 232 
 66 Somebody Stole My Gal-Johnnie Ray, Buddy Cole Quartet-May 218 
 67 I'm Just A Poor Bachelor-Frankie Laine, Jimmy Carroll Orchestra-January 208 
 68 I'm Sitting On Top Of The World-Les Paul & Mary Ford-April 196 
 69 I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus-Jimmy Boyd-January 178 
 70 The Velvet Glove-Henri Rene, Hugo Winterhalter-November 160 
 71 (Terry's Theme From) Limelight-Frank Chacksfield Orchestra-June 154 
 72 Mister Tap Toe-Doris Day, Paul Weston Orchestra, Norman Luboff Choir-January 152 
 73 Pa-paya Mama-Perry Como, Hugo Winterhalter Orchestra-December 152 
 74 Hot Toddy-Ralph Flanagan Orchestra-March 138 
 75 Love Walked In-Hilltoppers-November 136 
 76 Oh, Happy Day-Four Knights, Bobby Page, Musical Pages-February 128 
 77 Teardrops On My Pillow-Sunny Gale, Ralph Burns Orchestra-January 106 
 78 April In Portugal-Vic Damone, David Carroll Orchestra-June 104 
 79 Santa Baby-Eartha Kitt, Henri Rene Orchestra-December 100 
 80 (Now And Then, There's) A Fool Such As I-Jo Stafford, Paul Weston Orchestra-March 98 
 81 Anywhere I Wander-Julius Larosa, Archie Bleyer Orchestra-March 94 
 82 Say It With Your Heart-Bob Carroll-March 88 
 83 In The Mood-Johnny Maddox, Rhythmasters-February 84 
 84 April In Portugal-Richard Hayman Orchestra-May 80 
 85 (How Much Is) That Hound Dog In The Window-Homer & Jethro-June 76 
 86 My Love, My Love-Joni James, Lew Douglas Orchestra, Jack Halloran Choir-September 72 
 87 Pretend-Ralph Marterie Orchestra-January 68 
 88 The Song From Moulin Rouge (Where Is Your Heart)-Mantovani Orchestra-June 66 
 89 Dipsy Doodle-Johnny Maddox, Rhythmasters-November 62 
 90 Gomen Nasal (Forgive Me)-Columbia Tokyo Orchestra, Richard Bowers-April 58 
 91 Johnny (Is The Boy For Me)-Les Paul & Mary Ford-July 56 
 92 How Do You Speak To An Angel?-Eddie Fisher, Hugo Winterhalter Orchestra-March 54 
 93 My Jealous Eyes-Patti Page, Jack Rael Orchestra-March 54 
 94 Wishing Ring-Joni James, Lew Douglas Orchestra-January 54 
 95 A Stolen Waltz-Sunny Gale, Ralph Burns Orchestra-January 52 
 96 Your Cheatin' Heart-Frankie Laine, Paul Weston Orchestra, Norman Luboff Choir-May 52 
 97 I Forgot More Than You'll Ever Know-Davis Sisters-October 52 
 98 Can't I-Nat King Cole, Billy May Orchestra-April 50 
 99 Dancin' With Someone (Longin' For You)-Teresa Brewer, Jack Pleis Orchestra-April 50 
100 Must I Cry Again-Hilltoppers-January 48 
101 The Breeze (That's Bringin' My Honey Back To Me)-Trudy Richards, Eddie Wilcox Orchestra-June 48 
102 Big Mamou-Pete Hanley, Leyden Brothers Orchestra-May 46 
103 Twice As Much-Mills Brothers, Sonny Burker Orchestra-March 34 
104 Ebb Tide-Vic Damone, Richard Hayman Orchestra-December 30 
105 April In Portugal-Freddy Martin Orchestra-July 28 
106 Pretend-Eileen Barton-March 28 
107 Organ Grinder's Swing-Four Aces, Owen Bradley Orchestra-June 28 
108 April In Portugal (The Whispering Serenade)-Tony Martin, Lennie Hayton Orchestra-May 28 
109 Down By The Riverside-Four Lads, Norman Leyden Orchestra-August 28 
110 You'll Never Know-Rosemary Clooney, Harry James Orchestra-January 26 
111 Rub-a-dub-dub-Ralph Flanagan Orchestra-September 24 
112 In The Mission Of St. Augustine-Sammy Kaye Orchestra, Jeffrey Clay, Kaye Choir-December 24 
113 Gomen Nasal (Forgive Me)-Harry Belafonte-April 24 
114 Strange Things Are Happening (Ho Ho, Hee Hee, Ha Ha)-Red Buttons, Elliot Lawrence Orchestra-May 22 
115 Forgetting You-Richard Hayes-January 22 

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