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BILLBOARD MAGAZINE'S (DISC JOCKEY PLAYS CHART:BARRY KOWAL) TOP SINGLES OF 1953 PDF Print E-mail
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Apr 13, 2017 at 07:47 PM
BILLBOARD MAGAZINE'S (DISC JOCKEY PLAYS CHART:BARRY KOWAL) TOP SINGLES OF 1953



 






 
 
No. Song-Artist-Peak Month
  1 YOU,YOU,YOU-AMES BROTHERS,HUGO WINTERHALTER ORCHESTRA-SEPTEMBER 1578 
  2 VAYA CON DIOS (MAY GOD BE WITH YOU)-LES PAUL & MARY FORD-August 1406 
  3 RAGS TO RICHES-TONY BENNETT, PERCY FAITH ORCHESTRA-November 1224 
  4 THE SONG FROM MOULIN ROUGE (WHERE IS YOUR HEART)-PERCY FAITH ORCHESTRA,FELICIA SANDERS-May 1190 
  5 NO OTHER LOVE-PERRY COMO, HENRI RENE ORCHESTRA-August 1142 
  6 TILL I WALTZ AGAIN WITH YOU-TERESA BREWER, JACK PLEIS ORCHESTRA-February 1140 
  7 I'M WALKING BEHIND YOU-EDDIE FISHER, HUGO WINTERHALTER ORCHESTRA, SALLY SWEETLAND-July 1136 
  8 DON'T LET THE STARS GET IN YOUR EYES-Perry Como, Ramblers-January 1042 
  9 EBB TIDE-Frank Chacksfield Orchestra-November 1036 
 10 THE DOGGIE IN THE WINDOW-Patti Page, Jack Rael Orchestra-March 982 
 11 Oh!-Pee Wee Hunt Orchestra-September 950 
 12 I Believe-Frankie Laine, Paul Weston Orchestra-April 928 
 13 April In Portugal-Les Baxter Orchestra-May 904 
 14 P.s. I Love You-Hilltoppers-August 880 
 15 Ricochet (Rick-o-shay)-Teresa Brewer, Jack Pleis Orchestra-November 872 
 16 Ruby-Richard Hayman Orchestra-June 872 
 17 Tell Me You're Mine-Gaylords-March 870 
 18 Pretend-Nat King Cole, Nelson Riddle Orchestra-April 864 
 19 Seven Lonely Days-Georgia Gibbs, Glenn Osser Orchestra, Yale Brothers-May 724 
 20 Your Cheatin' Heart-Joni James, Lew Douglas Orchestra-April 714 
 21 Crying In The Chapel-June Valli, Joe Reisman Orchestra-September 700 
 22 Many Times-Eddie Fisher, Hugo Winterhalter Orchestra-November 694 
 23 Keep It A Secret-Jo Stafford, Paul Weston Orchestra-January 674 
 24 Side By Side-Kay Starr, Harold Mooney Orchestra-March 652 
 25 Have You Heard-Joni James, Lew Douglas Orchestra, Jack Halloran Choir-January 632 
 26 Say You're Mine Again-Perry Como, Ramblers-June 620 
 27 Dragnet-Ray Anthony Orchestra-October 608 
 28 Eh, Cumpari-Julius Larosa, Archie Bleyer Orchestra-November 606 
 29 Hot Toddy-Ralph Flanagan Orchestra-March 556 
 30 C'est Si Bon (It's So Good)-Eartha Kitt, Henri Rene Orchestra-August 532 
 31 Gambler's Guitar-Rusty Draper, David Carroll Orchestra-August 522 
 32 With These Hands-Eddie Fisher, Hugo Winterhalter Orchestra-August 480 
 33 Wild Horses-Perry Como, Hugo Winterhalter Orchestra-March 472 
 34 Caravan-Ralph Marterie Orchestra-April 450 
 35 Downhearted-Eddie Fisher, Hugo Winterhalter Orchestra-February 450 
 36 Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me-Karen Chandler, Jack Pleis Orchestra-March 446 
 37 My Love, My Love-Joni James, Lew Douglas Orchestra, Jack Halloran Choir-October 402 
 38 You Alone (Solo Tu)-Perry Como, Hugo Winterhalter Orchestra-November 400 
 39 Half A Photograph-Kay Starr, Harold Mooney Orchestra-June 388 
 40 St. George And The Dragonet-Stan Freberg-October 388 
 41 Why Don't You Believe Me-Patti Page, Jack Rael Orchestra-January 382 
 42 (Terry's Theme From) Limelight-Frank Chacksfield Orchestra-June 382 
 43 Oh, Happy Day-Lawrence Welk Orchestra, Larry Hopper-February 380 
 44 Oh, Happy Day-Don Howard-January 376 
 45 The Song From Moulin Rouge (Where Is Your Heart)-Mantovani Orchestra-June 360 
 46 Pretend-Ralph Marterie Orchestra-February 356 
 47 Istanbul (Not Constantinople)-Four Lads, Norman Leyden Orchestra-December 356 
 48 Ebb Tide-Vic Damone, Richard Hayman Orchestra-October 350 
 49 Love Walked In-Hilltoppers-November 348 
 50 Ruby-Les Baxter Orchestra-June 336 
 51 Tell Me A Story-Jimmy Boyd, Frankie Laine-April 332 
 52 Hey Joe-Frankie Laine, Paul Weston Orchestra, Norman Luboff Choir-October 320 
 53 I'm Walking Behind You-Frank Sinatra, Axel Stordahl Orchestra-June 316 
 54 To Be Alone-Hilltoppers-November 308 
 55 Even Now-Eddie Fisher, Hugo Winterhalter Orchestra-January 294 
 56 April In Portugal-Vic Damone, David Carroll Orchestra-May 280 
 57 Crying In The Chapel-Rex Allen-August 268 
 58 Mister Tap Toe-Doris Day, Paul Weston Orchestra, Norman Luboff Choir-January 238 
 59 Crying In The Chapel-Darrell Glenn-August 228 
 60 Bye Bye Blues-Les Paul & Mary Ford-January 218 
 61 Oh, Happy Day-Four Knights, Bobby Page, Musical Pages-February 214 
 62 I'd Rather Die Young (Than Grow Old Without You)-Hilltoppers-July 178 
 63 I'm Sitting On Top Of The World-Les Paul & Mary Ford-April 174 
 64 Anna-Silvana Mangano-May 172 
 65 My Baby's Coming Home-Les Paul & Mary Ford-January 162 
 66 Pa-paya Mama-Perry Como, Hugo Winterhalter Orchestra-November 158 
 67 Little Blue Riding Hood-Stan Freberg-October 152 
 68 Eternally (The Song From Limelight)-Vic Damone, Richard Hayman Orchestra-August 152 
 69 Somebody Stole My Gal-Johnnie Ray, Buddy Cole Quartet-April 150 
 70 I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus-Spike Jones & The City Slickers-January 150 
 71 Butterflies-Patti Page, Jack Rael Orchestra-August 144 
 72 Crazy, Man, Crazy-Ralph Marterie Orchestra, Larry Ragon, Smarty-airs-June 122 
 73 Blue Canary-Dinah Shore, Vic Schoen Orchestra-August 120 
 74 Nina Never Knew-Sauter Finegan Orchestra, Joe Mooney-January 120 
 75 Say Si Si-Mills Brothers, Sonny Burker Orchestra-June 118 
 76 Don'cha Hear Them Bells-Les Paul & Mary Ford-November 116 
 77 I Believe-Jane Froman, Sid Feller Orchestra-May 110 
 78 No Help Wanted-Rusty Draper, David Carroll Orchestra, Jack Halloran Singers-March 110 
 79 Is It Any Wonder-Joni James, Lew Douglas Orchestra-May 110 
 80 Heart And Soul-Four Aces-January 98 
 81 Sweet Mama Tree Top Tall-Lancers, Van Alexander Orchestra-November 92 
 82 I Love Paris-Les Baxter Orchestra-November 92 
 83 Anywhere I Wander-Julius Larosa, Archie Bleyer Orchestra-March 90 
 84 Terry's Theme (From Limelight)-Richard Hayman Orchestra-July 88 
 85 (The Gang That Sang) Heart Of My Heart-Don Cornell, Alan Dale, Johnny Desmond,Jack Pleis Orch.-December 86 
 86 My One And Only Heart-Perry Como-June 80 
 87 (Now And Then, There's) A Fool Such As I-Jo Stafford, Paul Weston Orchestra-March 78 
 88 Gomen Nasal (Forgive Me)-Eddy Howard Orchestra-April 76 
 89 I Don't Know-Buddy Morrow Orchestra, Frankie Lester-January 76 
 90 Lover, Come Back To Me!-Nat King Cole, Billy May Orchestra-November 74 
 91 Sugar-Vic Damone, David Carroll Orchestra, Jack Halloran Singers-February 70 
 92 Allez-vous-en-Kay Starr, Harold Mooney Orchestra-June 68 
 93 Pretend-Eileen Barton-April 68 
 94 The Ho Ho Song-Red Buttons, Elliot Lawrence Orchestra-June 68 
 95 The Story Of Three Loves-Jerry Murad, Richard Hayman Orchestra-September 66 
 96 Almost Always-Joni James, Lew Douglas Orchestra-May 60 
 97 I've Got The World On A String-Frank Sinatra, Nelson Riddle Orchestra-July 58 
 98 Gomen Nasal (Forgive Me)-Columbia Tokyo Orchestra, Richard Bowers-April 58 
 99 From Here To Eternity-Frank Sinatra, Nelson Riddle Orchestra-October 56 
100 Crying In The Chapel-Ella Fitzgerald, Sy Oliver Orchestra, Ray Charles Singers-September 56 
101 Christmas Dragnet (Parts 1 & 2)-Stan Freberg-December 56 
102 Please Play Our Song (Mister Record Man)-Don Cornell, Norman Leyden Orchestra-September 52 
103 The Nearness Of You-Bob Manning, Monty Kelly Orchestra-May 52 
104 The Velvet Glove-Henri Rene, Hugo Winterhalter-October 48 
105 Don't Let The Stars Get In Your Eyes-Gisele Mackenzie, Buddy Cole Orchestra-January 40 
106 Baby Baby Baby-Teresa Brewer, Jack Pleis Orchestra-December 38 
107 Blue Violins-Hugo Winterhalter Orchestra-January 38 
108 Ramona-Gaylords-May 36 
109 Off Shore-Leo Diamond-November 34 
110 How Do You Speak To An Angel?-Eddie Fisher, Hugo Winterhalter Orchestra-March 34 
111 Must I Cry Again-Hilltoppers-January 32 
112 Return To Paradise-Nat King Cole, Nelson Riddle Orchestra-July 32 
113 Can't I-Nat King Cole, Billy May Orchestra-April 30 
114 Oh What You Do To Me-Patti Page, Jack Rael Orchestra-May 30 
115 Till I Waltz Again With You-Dick Todd, Jerry Jerome Orchestra-March 28 
116 Say It With Your Heart-Bob Carroll-March 28 
117 I Confess-Perry Como, Hugo Winterhalter Orchestra-March 28 
118 A Fool Was I-Nat King Cole, Nelson Riddle Orchestra-August 28 
119 Candy Lips-Johnnie Ray, Doris Day, Paul Weston Orchestra-June 28 
120 God Bless Us All-Brucie Weil, Don Costa Orchestra-September 26 
121 Just To Be With You-Eddie Fisher-October 26 
122 When My Dreamboat Comes Home-Kay Starr, Dave Cavanaugh Orchestra-October 26 
123 You're Fooling Someone-Joni James, Lew Douglas Orchestra-August 26 
124 A-l-b-u-q-u-e-r-q-u-e-Ralph Flanagan Orchestra, Singing Winds-May 26 
125 Now That I'm In Love-Patti Page, Jack Rael Orchestra-May 26 
126 My Jealous Eyes-Patti Page, Jack Rael Orchestra-March 26 
127 Love Me, Love Me-Bobby Wayne, Jimmy Carroll Orchestra-July 26 
128 Return To Paradise (Parts 1 & 2)-Percy Faith Orchestra-June 24 
129 I Am In Love-Nat King Cole, Nelson Riddle Orchestra-June 24 
130 Tropicana-Monty Kelly Orchestra-August 24 
131 She Wears Red Feathers-Guy Mitchell, Mitch Miller Orchestra & Chorus-January 24 
132 I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus-Molly Bee, Van Alexander Orchestra-January 24 
133 Wishing Ring-Joni James, Lew Douglas Orchestra-February 22 
134 Song Of India-Mario Lanza, Rca Victor Orchestra-August 22 
135 The Moon Is Blue-Sauter Finegan Orchestra, Sally Sweetland, Doodlers-August 22 
136 Twice As Much-Mills Brothers, Sonny Burker Orchestra-March 22 
137 Choo Choo Train-Doris Day, Paul Weston Orchestra-September 22 
138 Hello Sunshine-Norman Brooks-April 22 
139 Strange-Nat King Cole, Nelson Riddle Orchestra-January 22 
140 Big Mamou-Pete Hanley, Leyden Brothers Orchestra-June 22 
141 Ruby-Harry James Orchestra-July 22 
142 This Is My Song-Patti Page, Jack Rael Orchestra-August 22 
143 April In Portugal-Richard Hayman Orchestra-May 22 
144 Congratulations To Someone-Tony Bennett, Percy Faith Orchestra-March 22 

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