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BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S WEEKLY "BEST SELLING RETAIL RACE RECORDS" CHARTS FROM 1949




BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:January 1,1949
"Best Selling Retail Race Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  4  6  1 BEWILDERED-RED MILLER TRIO
 2 11 11  1 Blues After Hours-Pee Wee Crayton
 2  2  6  2 Chicken Shack Boogie-Amos Milburn
 4  1  4  1 Bewildered-Amos Milburn
 5  9  2  5 Texas Hop-Pee Wee Crayton
 6  5  3  5 Trees-Al Hibbler
 7 RE  6  2 Pleasing You-Lonnie Johnson
 7 15 10  3 It's Too Soon To Know-Dinah Washington
 9  -  1  9 Wrapped Up In A Dream-Do,Ray & Me Trio
10 12 10  4 Blues For The Red Boy-Todd Rhodes
10 RE 25  4 Messin' Around-Memphis Slim
12 15  2 12 Boogie Woogie Santa Claus-Mabel Scott
13  2  8  2 A Little Bird Told Me-Paul Watson
13  -  1 13 Blue Moon-Billy Eckstine
13  -  1 13 I Wish I Was In Walla Walla-Nellie Lutcher
13  -  1 13 Pettin' & Pokin'-Louis Jordan & His Tympany Five
13  -  1 13 It's Too Soon To Know-Ella Fitzgerald

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:January 8,1949
"Best Selling Retail Race Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  4  5  1 BEWILDERED-RED MILLER TRIO
 2  1  7  1 Bewildered-Red Miller Trio
 3 13  9  2 A Little Bird Told Me-Paul Watson
 3  2  7  2 Chicken Shack Boogie-Amos Milburn
 3  6  4  3 Trees-Al Hibbler
 6 RE 16  1 Corn Bread-Joe Liggins
 7 RE  5  7 Daddy-O-Louis Jordan
 7 13  2  7 Pettin' & Pokin'-Louis Jordan & His Tympany Five
 7  5  3  5 Texas Hop-Pee Wee Crayton
10  -  1 10 Out Of The Blue-Hadda Brooks Trio
10  -  1 10 Boogie Chillen-John Lee Hooker
12 RE  4  8 Merry Christmas Baby-Johnny Moore's Three Blazers
12  -  1 12 I'll Always Be In Love With You-X-Rays
14  -  1 14 White Christmas-The Ravens
14  -  1 14 Christmas Spirits-Julia Lee & Her Boy Friends

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:January 15,1949
"Best Selling Retail Race Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  2  8  1 BEWILDERED-RED MILLER TRIO
 2  3  8  2 Chicken Shack Boogie-Amos Milburn
 3  1  6  1 Bewildered-Amos Milburn
 4 RE 10  1 Long About Midnight-Roy Brown Mighty Mighty Men
 5  7  4  5 Texas Hop-Pee Wee Crayton
 6 RE  2  6 Up Above My Head,I Hear Music In The Air-Sister Rosetta Tharpe
 7  3  5  3 Trees-Al Hibbler
 7 RE  2  7 Wrapped Up In A Dream-Do,Ray & Me Trio
 9  3 10  2 A Little Bird Told Me-Paul Watson
 9 RE 11  4 Blues For The Red Boy-Todd Rhodes
 9 RE 11  3 It's Too Soon To Know-Dinah Washington
 9  -  1  9 Hot Biscuits-Jay McSchann
13 10  2 10 Boogie Chillen-John Lee Hooker
14  7  3  7 Pettin' & Pokin'-Louis Jordan & His Tympany Five
14  -  1 14 Sweet Georgia Brown-Brother Bones & His Tempo Shadows

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:January 22,1949
"Best Selling Retail Race Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  2  9  1 CHICKEN SHACK BOOGIE-AMOS MILBURN
 2  3  7  1 Bewildered-Amos Milburn
 3  1  9  1 Bewildered-Red Miller Trio
 4  4 11  1 Long About Midnight-Roy Brown Mighty Mighty Men
 5  -  1  5 Bewildered-Billy Eckstine
 6  6  3  6 Up Above My Head,I Hear Music In The Air-Sister Rosetta Tharpe
 7 14  4  7 Pettin' & Pokin'-Louis Jordan & His Tympany Five
 8  - 17  1 Corn Bread-Joe Liggins
 8  -  1  8 I'll Always Be In Love With You-Ray O Vac's
10  9 11  2 A Little Bird Told Me-Paul Watson
10 RE 22  1 Good Rockin' Tonight-Wynonie Harris
10 RE  2 10 It's Too Soon To Know-Ella Fitzgerald
13 RE 12  1 Blues After Hours-Pee Wee Crayton
13  5  5  5 Texas Hop-Pee Wee Crayton
15  9  2  9 Hot Biscuits-Jay McSchann
15 RE  2 10 That's Your Last Boogie-Joe Swift & Johnny Otis Orchestra
15  7  6  3 Trees-Al Hibbler

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:January 29,1949
"Best Selling Retail Race Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  3 10  1 BEWILDERED-RED MILLER TRIO
 2  1 10  1 Chicken Shack Boogie-Amos Milburn
 3  2  8  1 Bewildered-Amos Milburn
 4  4 12  1 Long About Midnight-Roy Brown Mighty Mighty Men
 5 RE  3  5 Wrapped Up In A Dream-Do,Ray & Me Trio
 6 15  7  3 Trees-Al Hibbler
 7  6  4  6 Up Above My Head,I Hear Music In The Air-Sister Rosetta Tharpe
 8  -  1  8 Deacon's Hop-Big Jay McNeely
 9  -  1  9 'Fore Day In The Morning-Roy Brown
10 RE  2 10 I'll Always Be In Love With You-X-Rays
11 13 13  1 Blues After Hours-Pee Wee Crayton
11 RE  2 11 Sweet Georgia Brown-Brother Bones & His Tempo Shadows
13  8 18  1 Corn Bread-Joe Liggins
14 RE  3 10 Boogie Chillen-John Lee Hooker
15 15  3 10 That's Your Last Boogie-Joe Swift & Johnny Otis Orchestra

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:February 5,1949
"Best Selling Retail Race Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  2 11  1 CHICKEN SHACK BOOGIE-AMOS MILBURN
 2  1 11  1 Bewildered-Red Miller Trio
 3  3  9  1 Bewildered-Amos Milburn
 4  4 13  1 Long About Midnight-Roy Brown Mighty Mighty Men
 5 13 19  1 Corn Bread-Joe Liggins
 6 14  4  6 Boogie Chillen-John Lee Hooker
 7 RE 12  4 Blues For The Red Boy-Todd Rhodes
 8  8  2  8 Deacon's Hop-Big Jay McNeely
 9  6  8  3 Trees-Al Hibbler
 9  7  5  6 Up Above My Head,I Hear Music In The Air-Sister Rosetta Tharpe
12 RE  3  9 Hot Biscuits-Jay McSchann
13  -  1 13 Fools Rush In-Billy Eckstine
13 RE 12  2 A Little Bird Told Me-Paul Watson
15 RE  5  7 Pettin' & Pokin'-Louis Jordan & His Tympany Five

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:February 12,1949
"Best Selling Retail Race Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  1 12  1 CHICKEN SHACK BOOGIE-AMOS MILBURN
 2  2 12  1 Bewildered-Red Miller Trio
 3  3 10  1 Bewildered-Amos Milburn
 4 13 13  2 A Little Bird Told Me-Paul Watson
 5 15  6  5 Pettin' & Pokin'-Louis Jordan & His Tympany Five
 6  5 20  1 Corn Bread-Joe Liggins
 6  8  3  6 Deacon's Hop-Big Jay McNeely
 8 RE  2  8 'Fore Day In The Morning-Roy Brown
 8  -  1  8 Bye Bye Baby Blues-The Ravens
10  9  9  3 Trees-Al Hibbler
11  -  1 11 I Don't Care Who Knows-Buddy Johnson Orchestra
11  4 14  1 Long About Midnight-Roy Brown Mighty Mighty Men
13 12  4  9 Hot Biscuits-Jay McSchann
13 RE  3 10 I'll Always Be In Love With You-X-Rays
13  9  6  6 Up Above My Head,I Hear Music In The Air-Sister Rosetta Tharpe

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:February 19,1949
"Best Selling Retail Race Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  6  4  1 DEACON'S HOP-BIG JAY McNEELY
 2  2 13  1 Bewildered-Red Miller Trio
 3  1 13  1 Chicken Shack Boogie-Amos Milburn
 4  3 11  1 Bewildered-Amos Milburn
 5 10 10  3 Trees-Al Hibbler
 6 RE  5  6 Boogie Chillen-John Lee Hooker
 7 RE  6  5 Texas Hop-Pee Wee Crayton
 8 11 15  1 Long About Midnight-Roy Brown Mighty Mighty Men
 8  -  1  8 Hucklebuck-Paul Williams
10 13  7  6 Up Above My Head,I Hear Music In The Air-Sister Rosetta Tharpe
11  6 21  1 Corn Bread-Joe Liggins
11  -  1 11 Corn Bread-Erskine Hawkins
13  8  3  8 'Fore Day In The Morning-Roy Brown
14  -  1 14 Rainy Weather Blues-Roy Brown
15 RE  3 11 Sweet Georgia Brown-Brother Bones & His Tempo Shadows

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:February 26,1949
"Best Selling Retail Race Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  4 12  1 BEWILDERED-RED MILLER TRIO
 2 RE  5  2 Wrapped Up In A Dream-Do,Ray & Me Trio
 3  3 14  1 Chicken Shack Boogie-Amos Milburn
 4  2 14  1 Bewildered-Red Miller Trio
 5  6  6  5 Boogie Chillen-John Lee Hooker
 6 13  4  6 'Fore Day In The Morning-Roy Brown
 7  8  2  7 Hucklebuck-Paul Williams
 8  1  5  1 Deacon's Hop-Big Jay McNeely
 9  8 16  1 Long About Midnight-Roy Brown Mighty Mighty Men
 9 14  2  9 Rainy Weather Blues-Roy Brown
 9 10  8  6 Up Above My Head,I Hear Music In The Air-Sister Rosetta Tharpe
12  -  1 12 Hip Shakin' Mama-Chubby Newsom
13 15  4 11 Sweet Georgia Brown-Brother Bones & His Tempo Shadows
13  -  1 13 I Feel That Old Age Creepin' On-Wynonie Harris
15 RE 13  4 Blues For The Red Boy-Todd Rhodes
15 RE  2 11 I Don't Care Who Knows-Buddy Johnson Orchestra
15  -  1 15 Grandma Plays The Number-Wynonie Harris

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:March 5,1949
"Best Selling Retail Race Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  7  3  1 HUCKLEBUCK-PAUL WILLIAMS
 2  3 15  1 Chicken Shack Boogie-Amos Milburn
 3  5  7  3 Boogie Chillen-John Lee Hooker
 4  8  6  1 Deacon's Hop-Big Jay McNeely
 5  1 13  1 Bewildered-Amos Milburn
 6  2  6  2 Wrapped Up In A Dream-Do,Ray & Me Trio
 7  9 17  1 Long About Midnight-Roy Brown Mighty Mighty Men
 8  -  1  8 Bewildered-Billy Eckstine
 9 RE  4  9 I'll Always Be In Love With You-X-Rays
10 13  5 10 Sweet Georgia Brown-Brother Bones & His Tempo Shadows
11 RE 23  1 Good Rockin' Tonight-Wynonie Harris
11 RE 14  4 Blues For The Red Boy-Todd Rhodes
13  9  3  9 Rainy Weather Blues-Roy Brown
14  4 15  1 Bewildered-Red Miller Trio
15 RE 11  3 Trees-Al Hibbler
15 RE  7  5 Texas Hop-Pee Wee Crayton

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:March 12,1949
"Best Selling Retail Race Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  2 16  1 CHICKEN SHACK BOOGIE-AMOS MILBURN
 2  1  4  1 Hucklebuck-Paul Williams
 3  6  7  2 Wrapped Up In A Dream-Do,Ray & Me Trio
 4  -  1  4 Get Yourself Another Fool-Charles Brown Trio
 5  4  7  1 Deacon's Hop-Big Jay McNeely
 6  3  8  3 Boogie Chillen-John Lee Hooker
 6  5 14  1 Bewildered-Amos Milburn
 8  8  2  8 Bewildered-Billy Eckstine
 9 11 15  4 Blues For The Red Boy-Todd Rhodes
10 13  4  9 Rainy Weather Blues-Roy Brown
11  -  1 11 Frisco Bay-Memphis Slim And The House Rockers
12 15 12  3 Trees-Al Hibbler
12 RE  9  6 Up Above My Head,I Hear Music In The Air-Sister Rosetta Tharpe
14 RE  5  9 Hot Biscuits-Jay McSchann
14 RE  2 12 Hip Shakin' Mama-Chubby Newsom

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:March 19,1949
"Best Selling Retail Race Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  2  5  1 HUCKLEBUCK-PAUL WILLIAMS
 2  3  8  2 Wrapped Up In A Dream-Do,Ray & Me Trio
 3  6  9  3 Boogie Chillen-John Lee Hooker
 4  6 15  1 Bewildered-Amos Milburn
 4  1 17  1 Chicken Shack Boogie-Amos Milburn
 6 RE 16  1 Bewildered-Red Miller Trio
 7  8  3  7 Bewildered-Billy Eckstine
 7 RE  2  7 Grandma Plays The Number-Wynonie Harris
 9  9 16  4 Blues For The Red Boy-Todd Rhodes
10  -  1 10 I'll Always Be In Love With You-Ray O Vaca
11  5  8  1 Deacon's Hop-Big Jay McNeely
11 10  5  9 Rainy Weather Blues-Roy Brown
11  -  1 11 Beef Stew-Hal Singer Sextette
14  -  1 14 Empty Bedroom Blues-Saunders King
15  -  1 15 I Didn't Like It The First Time-Julia Lee

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:March 26,1949
"Best Selling Retail Race Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  1  6  1 HUCKLEBUCK-PAUL WILLIAMS
 2  3 10  2 Boogie Chillen-John Lee Hooker
 3  2  9  2 Wrapped Up In A Dream-Do,Ray & Me Trio
 4  4 18  1 Chicken Shack Boogie-Amos Milburn
 4 11  9  1 Deacon's Hop-Big Jay McNeely
 6 RE 13  3 Trees-Al Hibbler
 7  -  1  7 Ain't Nobody's Business (Parts I & II)-Jimmy Witherspoon
 8  7  3  7 Grandma Plays The Number-Wynonie Harris
 8  4 16  1 Bewildered-Amos Milburn
10 RE  8  5 Texas Hop-Pee Wee Crayton
11 RE  6  9 Hot Biscuits-Jay McSchann
12  7  4  7 Bewildered-Billy Eckstine
13  -  1 13 Roamin' Blues-Louis Jordan & His Tympany Five
13 RE  2  4 Get Yourself Another Fool-Charles Brown Trio
13 RE  5  6 'Fore Day In The Morning-Roy Brown

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:April 2,1949
"Best Selling Retail Race Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  1  7  1 HUCKLEBUCK-PAUL WILLIAMS
 2  3 10  2 Wrapped Up In A Dream-Do,Ray & Me Trio
 3  4 19  1 Chicken Shack Boogie-Amos Milburn
 4  -  1  4 Rockin' At Midnight-Roy Brown
 5  4 10  1 Deacon's Hop-Big Jay McNeely
 6  2 11  2 Boogie Chillen-John Lee Hooker
 7 RE 17  1 Bewildered-Red Miller Trio
 8  8  4  7 Grandma Plays The Number-Wynonie Harris
 9  6 14  3 Trees-Al Hibbler
 9 RE  2  9 Empty Bedroom Blues-Saunders King
 9  -  1  9 Long Time-Charlie Brown
12 12  5  7 Bewildered-Billy Eckstine
12 13  3  4 Get Yourself Another Fool-Charles Brown Trio
12  -  1 12 I'm A Good Man But A Poor Man-Cecil Gant
12 RE  2 12 I Feel That Old Age Coming On-Wynonie Harris
12  -  1 12 Don't Ask Me Why-Bull Moose Jackson

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:April 9,1949
"Best Selling Retail Race Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  1  8  1 HUCKLEBUCK-PAUL WILLIAMS
 2  4  2  2 Rockin' At Midnight-Roy Brown
 3  2 11  2 Wrapped Up In A Dream-Do,Ray & Me Trio
 4  -  1  4 Hucklebuck Daddy-Jimmy Preston
 5 RE  2  5 Ain't Nobody's Business (Parts I & II)-Jimmy Witherspoon
 6  5 11  1 Deacon's Hop-Big Jay McNeely
 7  3 20  1 Chicken Shack Boogie-Amos Milburn
 8  6 12  2 Boogie Chillen-John Lee Hooker
 9  -  1  9 D'Natural Blues-Lucky Millinder
10  -  1 10 Close Your Eyes-Herb Lance & The Classics
11  -  1 11 Confession Blues-Maxine Trio
11 RE  7  9 Hot Biscuits-Jay McSchann
13 RE  2 13 Roamin' Blues-Louis Jordan & His Tympany Five
14 RE  6  9 Rainy Weather Blues-Roy Brown
14 12  6  7 Bewildered-Billy Eckstine
14  -  1 14 Blues On Rhumba-Sonny Thompson

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:April 16,1949
"Best Selling Retail Race Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  1  9  1 HUCKLEBUCK-PAUL WILLIAMS
 2  2  3  2 Rockin' At Midnight-Roy Brown
 3  6 12  1 Deacon's Hop-Big Jay McNeely
 4 14  7  4 Bewildered-Billy Eckstine
 5  -  1  5 Drinkin' Wine,Spo-Dee-O-Dee-"Stick" McGhee
 6  8 13  2 Boogie Chillen-John Lee Hooker
 7  3 12  2 Wrapped Up In A Dream-Do,Ray & Me Trio
 8  5  3  5 Ain't Nobody's Business (Parts I & II)-Jimmy Witherspoon
 9 RE  2  9 I Didn't Like It The First Time-Julia Lee
10 RE  5  7 Grandma Plays The Number-Wynonie Harris
11  -  1 11 Good Rockin' Tonight-Roy Brown
11  -  1 11 T Bone Shuffle-T Bone Walker
13  -  1 13 Hucklebuck-Roy Milton
14 RE  4  4 Get Yourself Another Fool-Charles Brown Trio
15  -  1 15 Careful Love-Jimmy Liggins
15  -  1 15 Buttermilk-Jay McShann

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:April 23,1949
"Best Selling Retail Race Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  1 10  1 HUCKLEBUCK-PAUL WILLIAMS
 2  2  4  2 Rockin' At Midnight-Roy Brown
 3  6 14  2 Boogie Chillen-John Lee Hooker
 4  5  2  5 Drinkin' Wine,Spo-Dee-O-Dee-"Stick" McGhee
 5 RE  2  5 Close Your Eyes-Herb Lance & The Classics
 6 RE 21  1 Chicken Shack Boogie-Amos Milburn
 6 RE  2  6 D'Natural Blues-Lucky Millinder
 6  7 13  2 Wrapped Up In A Dream-Do,Ray & Me Trio
 9 13  2  9 Hucklebuck-Roy Milton
10 RE  2  4 Hucklebuck Daddy-Jimmy Preston
11  8  4  5 Ain't Nobody's Business (Parts I & II)-Jimmy Witherspoon
12  -  1 12 Hold Me,Baby-Amos Milburn
13  -  1 13 Trouble Blues-Charles Brown Trio
14 11  2 11 Good Rockin' Tonight-Roy Brown
15 10  6  7 Grandma Plays The Number-Wynonie Harris

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:April 30,1949
"Best Selling Retail Race Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  1 11  1 HUCKLEBUCK-PAUL WILLIAMS
 2  2  5  2 Rockin' At Midnight-Roy Brown
 3 12  2  3 Hold Me,Baby-Amos Milburn
 4  4  3  4 Drinkin' Wine,Spo-Dee-O-Dee-"Stick" McGhee
 5  5  3  5 Close Your Eyes-Herb Lance & The Classics
 6 10  3  4 Hucklebuck Daddy-Jimmy Preston
 7  6 14  2 Wrapped Up In A Dream-Do,Ray & Me Trio
 8  3 15  2 Boogie Chillen-John Lee Hooker
 8  6 22  1 Chicken Shack Boogie-Amos Milburn
10 13  2  9 Trouble Blues-Charles Brown Trio
11  6  3  6 D'Natural Blues-Lucky Millinder
11 11  5  5 Ain't Nobody's Business (Parts I & II)-Jimmy Witherspoon
13 RE  5  4 Get Yourself Another Fool-Charles Brown Trio
13  -  1 13 Hoogie Boogie-John Lee Hooker
15  9  3  9 Hucklebuck-Roy Milton
15  -  1 15 Caravan-Billy Eckstine

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:May 7,1949
"Best Selling Retail Race Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  1 12  1 HUCKLEBUCK-PAUL WILLIAMS
 2  3  3  2 Hold Me,Baby-Amos Milburn
 3  4  4  3 Drinkin' Wine,Spo-Dee-O-Dee-"Stick" McGhee
 4  5  4  4 Close Your Eyes-Herb Lance & The Classics
 4 10  3  4 Trouble Blues-Charles Brown Trio
 6  2  6  2 Rockin' At Midnight-Roy Brown
 7  8 16  2 Boogie Chillen-John Lee Hooker
 8  -  1  8 Little Girl,Don't Cry-B M Jackson & His Buffalo Bearcats
 9 15  4  9 Hucklebuck-Roy Milton
10  8 23  1 Chicken Shack Boogie-Amos Milburn
11  -  1 11 Tell Me So-The Orioles
12 11  6  5 Ain't Nobody's Business (Parts I & II)-Jimmy Witherspoon
13  6  4  4 Hucklebuck Daddy-Jimmy Preston
14 11  4  6 D'Natural Blues-Lucky Millinder
14 15  2 14 Caravan-Billy Eckstine

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:May 14,1949
"Best Selling Retail Race Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  1 13  1 HUCKLEBUCK-PAUL WILLIAMS
 2  4  4  2 Trouble Blues-Charles Brown Trio
 3  3  5  3 Drinkin' Wine,Spo-Dee-O-Dee-"Stick" McGhee
 4  2  4  2 Hold Me,Baby-Amos Milburn
 5  9  5  5 Hucklebuck-Roy Milton
 6  6  7  2 Rockin' At Midnight-Roy Brown
 7  7 17  2 Boogie Chillen-John Lee Hooker
 7 14  5  6 D'Natural Blues-Lucky Millinder
 9  8  2  8 Little Girl,Don't Cry-B M Jackson & His Buffalo Bearcats
 9 12  7  5 Ain't Nobody's Business (Parts I & II)-Jimmy Witherspoon
11 11  2 11 Tell Me So-The Orioles
12  -  1 12 Cole Slaw-Frank Culley
13  -  1 13 Hobo Blues-John Lee Hooker
14 RE  2 11 Confession Blues-Maxine Trio
15  -  1 15 Back Street-Eddie Chamblee

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:May 21,1949
"Best Selling Retail Race Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  1 14  1 HUCKLEBUCK-PAUL WILLIAMS
 2  2  5  2 Trouble Blues-Charles Brown Trio
 3  4  5  2 Hold Me,Baby-Amos Milburn
 4  9  3  4 Little Girl,Don't Cry-B M Jackson & His Buffalo Bearcats
 5  3  6  3 Drinkin' Wine,Spo-Dee-O-Dee-"Stick" McGhee
 6 RE  5  4 Close Your Eyes-Herb Lance & The Classics
 7  9  8  5 Ain't Nobody's Business (Parts I & II)-Jimmy Witherspoon
 8  7  6  6 D'Natural Blues-Lucky Millinder
 9  6  8  2 Rockin' At Midnight-Roy Brown
10 15  2 10 Back Street-Eddie Chamblee
11 11  3 11 Tell Me So-The Orioles
11 RE  5  4 Hucklebuck Daddy-Jimmy Preston
13  -  1 13 Pot Likker-Todd Rhodes
14  5  6  5 Hucklebuck-Roy Milton
14 RE  3 14 Caravan-Billy Eckstine

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:May 28,1949
"Best Selling Retail Race Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  1 15  1 HUCKLEBUCK-PAUL WILLIAMS
 2  4  4  2 Little Girl,Don't Cry-B M Jackson & His Buffalo Bearcats
 3  2  6  2 Trouble Blues-Charles Brown Trio
 4  3  6  2 Hold Me,Baby-Amos Milburn
 5  5  7  3 Drinkin' Wine,Spo-Dee-O-Dee-"Stick" McGhee
 6  7  9  5 Ain't Nobody's Business (Parts I & II)-Jimmy Witherspoon
 7  -  1  7 Drinkin' Wine,Spoo-Dee-O-Dee-Wynonie Harris
 8  8  7  6 D'Natural Blues-Lucky Millinder
 9 RE 18  2 Boogie Chillen-John Lee Hooker
10 RE  2 10 Hobo Blues-John Lee Hooker
11 11  4 11 Tell Me So-The Orioles
11 10  3 10 Back Street-Eddie Chamblee
13  6  6  4 Close Your Eyes-Herb Lance & The Classics
13 14  7  5 Hucklebuck-Roy Milton
15 13  2 13 Pot Likker-Todd Rhodes
15  -  1 15 Somehow-Billy Eckstine

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:June 4,1949
"Best Selling Retail Race Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  3  7  1 TROUBLE BLUES-CHARLES BROWN TRIO
 2  1 16  1 Hucklebuck-Paul Williams
 3  4  7  2 Hold Me,Baby-Amos Milburn
 4  2  5  2 Little Girl,Don't Cry-B M Jackson & His Buffalo Bearcats
 5  5  8  3 Drinkin' Wine,Spo-Dee-O-Dee-"Stick" McGhee
 6  6 10  5 Ain't Nobody's Business (Parts I & II)-Jimmy Witherspoon
 7  8  8  6 D'Natural Blues-Lucky Millinder
 8 11  5  8 Tell Me So-The Orioles
 9 10  3  9 Hobo Blues-John Lee Hooker
10 13  8  5 Hucklebuck-Roy Milton
11 RE  9  2 Rockin' At Midnight-Roy Brown
12 13  7  4 Close Your Eyes-Herb Lance & The Classics
13 11  4 10 Back Street-Eddie Chamblee
13 RE  6  4 Hucklebuck Daddy-Jimmy Preston
15  -  1 15 Cole Slaw-Louis Jordan

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:June 11,1949
"Best Selling Retail Race Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  1  8  1 TROUBLE BLUES-CHARLES BROWN TRIO
 2  2 17  1 Hucklebuck-Paul Williams
 3  4  6  2 Little Girl,Don't Cry-B M Jackson & His Buffalo Bearcats
 4  3  8  2 Hold Me,Baby-Amos Milburn
 5  6 11  5 Ain't Nobody's Business (Parts I & II)-Jimmy Witherspoon
 6 12  8  4 Close Your Eyes-Herb Lance & The Classics
 7  8  6  7 Tell Me So-The Orioles
 8 15  2  8 Cole Slaw-Louis Jordan
 9  5  9  3 Drinkin' Wine,Spo-Dee-O-Dee-"Stick" McGhee
10 10  9  5 Hucklebuck-Roy Milton
11  7  9  6 D'Natural Blues-Lucky Millinder
12 11 10  2 Rockin' At Midnight-Roy Brown
13 13  7  4 Hucklebuck Daddy-Jimmy Preston
14 13  5 10 Back Street-Eddie Chamblee
14 RE  2  7 Drinkin' Wine,Spoo-Dee-O-Dee-Wynonie Harris

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:June 18,1949
"Best Selling Retail Race Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  1  9  1 TROUBLE BLUES-CHARLES BROWN TRIO
 2  2 18  1 Hucklebuck-Paul Williams
 3  3  7  2 Little Girl,Don't Cry-B M Jackson & His Buffalo Bearcats
 4  5 12  4 Ain't Nobody's Business (Parts I & II)-Jimmy Witherspoon
 5  4  9  2 Hold Me,Baby-Amos Milburn
 6  7  7  6 Tell Me So-The Orioles
 7  9 10  3 Drinkin' Wine,Spo-Dee-O-Dee-"Stick" McGhee
 8  6  9  4 Close Your Eyes-Herb Lance & The Classics
 9 RE  3  9 Pot Likker-Todd Rhodes
10 RE  4  9 Hobo Blues-John Lee Hooker
11 14  3  7 Drinkin' Wine,Spoo-Dee-O-Dee-Wynonie Harris
12  8  3  8 Cole Slaw-Louis Jordan
13 13  8  4 Hucklebuck Daddy-Jimmy Preston
13  -  1 13 Ricky's Blues-The Ravens
13 RE  3 11 Confession Blues-Maxine Trio

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:June 25,1949
"Best Selling Retail Race Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  1 10  1 TROUBLE BLUES-CHARLES BROWN TRIO
 2  2 19  1 Hucklebuck-Paul Williams
 3  3  8  2 Little Girl,Don't Cry-B M Jackson & His Buffalo Bearcats
 4  5 10  2 Hold Me,Baby-Amos Milburn
 5  7 11  3 Drinkin' Wine,Spo-Dee-O-Dee-"Stick" McGhee
 6  6  8  6 Tell Me So-The Orioles
 7  4 13  4 Ain't Nobody's Business (Parts I & II)-Jimmy Witherspoon
 8 RE 10  5 Hucklebuck-Roy Milton
 9 11  4  7 Drinkin' Wine,Spoo-Dee-O-Dee-Wynonie Harris
10  8 10  4 Close Your Eyes-Herb Lance & The Classics
11 12  4  8 Cole Slaw-Louis Jordan
12  -  1 12 Baby,It's Cold Outside-Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Jordan
13 RE 10  6 D'Natural Blues-Lucky Millinder
14  9  4  9 Pot Likker-Todd Rhodes
14  -  1 14 In The Middle Of The Night-Amos Milburn

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:July 2,1949
"Best Selling Retail Race Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  1 11  1 TROUBLE BLUES-CHARLES BROWN TRIO
 2  2 20  1 Hucklebuck-Paul Williams
 3  3  9  2 Little Girl,Don't Cry-B M Jackson & His Buffalo Bearcats
 4  6  9  4 Tell Me So-The Orioles
 4  9  5  4 Drinkin' Wine,Spoo-Dee-O-Dee-Wynonie Harris
 6  7 14  4 Ain't Nobody's Business (Parts I & II)-Jimmy Witherspoon
 7  4 11  2 Hold Me,Baby-Amos Milburn
 8 11  5  8 Cole Slaw-Louis Jordan
 9  5 12  3 Drinkin' Wine,Spo-Dee-O-Dee-"Stick" McGhee
 9 10 11  4 Close Your Eyes-Herb Lance & The Classics
11 14  2 11 In The Middle Of The Night-Amos Milburn
12  8 11  5 Hucklebuck-Roy Milton
13 14  5  9 Pot Likker-Todd Rhodes
13 12  2 12 Baby,It's Cold Outside-Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Jordan
15 RE  5  9 Hobo Blues-John Lee Hooker

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:July 9,1949
"Best Selling Retail Race Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  1 12  1 TROUBLE BLUES-CHARLES BROWN TRIO
 2  6 15  2 Ain't Nobody's Business (Parts I & II)-Jimmy Witherspoon
 3  3 10  2 Little Girl,Don't Cry-B M Jackson & His Buffalo Bearcats
 4  4 10  4 Tell Me So-The Orioles
 5  7 12  2 Hold Me,Baby-Amos Milburn
 6  2 21  1 Hucklebuck-Paul Williams
 7  9 13  3 Drinkin' Wine,Spo-Dee-O-Dee-"Stick" McGhee
 8 15  6  8 Hobo Blues-John Lee Hooker
 9 11  3  9 In The Middle Of The Night-Amos Milburn
10  8  6  8 Cole Slaw-Louis Jordan
11  9 12  4 Close Your Eyes-Herb Lance & The Classics
11  4  6  4 Drinkin' Wine,Spoo-Dee-O-Dee-Wynonie Harris
13 13  3 12 Baby,It's Cold Outside-Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Jordan
14 RE  4 11 Confession Blues-Maxine Trio
15 13  6  9 Pot Likker-Todd Rhodes

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:July 16,1949
"Best Selling Retail Race Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  1 13  1 TROUBLE BLUES-CHARLES BROWN TRIO
 2  6 22  1 Hucklebuck-Paul Williams
 3  3 11  2 Little Girl,Don't Cry-B M Jackson & His Buffalo Bearcats
 4  2 16  2 Ain't Nobody's Business (Parts I & II)-Jimmy Witherspoon
 5  7 14  3 Drinkin' Wine,Spo-Dee-O-Dee-"Stick" McGhee
 6  9  4  6 In The Middle Of The Night-Amos Milburn
 7 11  7  4 Drinkin' Wine,Spoo-Dee-O-Dee-Wynonie Harris
 8  5 13  2 Hold Me,Baby-Amos Milburn
 8  4 11  4 Tell Me So-The Orioles
10 RE 12  5 Hucklebuck-Roy Milton
11 10  7  8 Cole Slaw-Louis Jordan
12 11 13  4 Close Your Eyes-Herb Lance & The Classics
13 14  5 11 Confession Blues-Maxine Trio
14  -  1 14 Blue And Lonesome-Memphis Slim
15 15  7  9 Pot Likker-Todd Rhodes

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:July 23,1949
"Best Selling Retail Race Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  1 14  1 TROUBLE BLUES-CHARLES BROWN TRIO
 2  2 23  1 Hucklebuck-Paul Williams
 3  8 12  3 Tell Me So-The Orioles
 4  4 17  2 Ain't Nobody's Business (Parts I & II)-Jimmy Witherspoon
 5  3 12  2 Little Girl,Don't Cry-B M Jackson & His Buffalo Bearcats
 6  6  5  6 In The Middle Of The Night-Amos Milburn
 7  5 15  3 Drinkin' Wine,Spo-Dee-O-Dee-"Stick" McGhee
 8  7  8  4 Drinkin' Wine,Spoo-Dee-O-Dee-Wynonie Harris
 9 15  8  9 Pot Likker-Todd Rhodes
10  8 14  2 Hold Me,Baby-Amos Milburn
11 11  8  8 Cole Slaw-Louis Jordan
12 13  6 11 Confession Blues-Maxine Trio
12 10 13  5 Hucklebuck-Roy Milton
14 RE  7  8 Hobo Blues-John Lee Hooker
15  -  1 15 He Knows How To Hucklebuck-Paul Williams

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:July 30,1949
"Best Selling Retail Race Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  1 15  1 TROUBLE BLUES-CHARLES BROWN TRIO
 2  5 13  2 Little Girl,Don't Cry-B M Jackson & His Buffalo Bearcats
 3  3 13  3 Tell Me So-The Orioles
 4  7 16  3 Drinkin' Wine,Spo-Dee-O-Dee-"Stick" McGhee
 5  2 24  1 Hucklebuck-Paul Williams
 5  4 18  2 Ain't Nobody's Business (Parts I & II)-Jimmy Witherspoon
 7 11  9  7 Cole Slaw-Louis Jordan
 8  6  6  6 In The Middle Of The Night-Amos Milburn
 9  -  1  9 Temptation-Billy Echstine
10 10 15  2 Hold Me,Baby-Amos Milburn
10  8  9  4 Drinkin' Wine,Spoo-Dee-O-Dee-Wynonie Harris
10 RE  2 10 Blue And Lonesome-Memphis Slim
13  -  1 13 Baby,Get Lost-Dinah Washington
14 14  8  8 Hobo Blues-John Lee Hooker
15  -  1 15 I Love You So-Pee Wee Crayton

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:August 6,1949
"Best Selling Retail Race Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  1 16  1 TROUBLE BLUES-CHARLES BROWN TRIO
 2  2 14  2 Little Girl,Don't Cry-B M Jackson & His Buffalo Bearcats
 3  3 14  3 Tell Me So-The Orioles
 4  5 25  1 Hucklebuck-Paul Williams
 5  5 19  2 Ain't Nobody's Business (Parts I & II)-Jimmy Witherspoon
 6 10  3  6 Blue And Lonesome-Memphis Slim
 7 13  2  7 Baby,Get Lost-Dinah Washington
 8 RE  7  8 Confession Blues-Maxine Trio
 9  8  7  6 In The Middle Of The Night-Amos Milburn
10 RE  9  9 Pot Likker-Todd Rhodes
11 15  2 11 I Love You So-Pee Wee Crayton
12 10 10  4 Drinkin' Wine,Spoo-Dee-O-Dee-Wynonie Harris
12  -  1 12 Beans And Cornbread-Louis Jordan
14  4 17  3 Drinkin' Wine,Spo-Dee-O-Dee-"Stick" McGhee
14  7 10  7 Cole Slaw-Louis Jordan

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:August 13,1949
"Best Selling Retail Race Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  1 17  1 TROUBLE BLUES-CHARLES BROWN TRIO
 2  2 15  2 Little Girl,Don't Cry-B M Jackson & His Buffalo Bearcats
 3  3 15  3 Tell Me So-The Orioles
 4 14 18  3 Drinkin' Wine,Spo-Dee-O-Dee-"Stick" McGhee
 5 RE 14  5 Hucklebuck-Roy Milton
 6  5 20  2 Ain't Nobody's Business (Parts I & II)-Jimmy Witherspoon
 7  9  8  6 In The Middle Of The Night-Amos Milburn
 8  6  4  6 Blue And Lonesome-Memphis Slim
 9  7  3  7 Baby,Get Lost-Dinah Washington
10 11  3 10 I Love You So-Pee Wee Crayton
11  4 26  1 Hucklebuck-Paul Williams
12 12  2 12 Beans And Cornbread-Louis Jordan
13  8  8  8 Confession Blues-Maxine Trio
14 12 11  4 Drinkin' Wine,Spoo-Dee-O-Dee-Wynonie Harris
15  -  1 15 Come Back,Baby-Lowell Fulson

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:August 20,1949
"Best Selling Retail Race Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  1 18  1 TROUBLE BLUES-CHARLES BROWN TRIO
 1  6 21  1 AIN'T NOBODY'S BUSINESS (PARTS I & II)-JIMMY WITHERSPOON
 3  2 16  2 Little Girl,Don't Cry-B M Jackson & His Buffalo Bearcats
 4  4 19  3 Drinkin' Wine,Spo-Dee-O-Dee-"Stick" McGhee
 5  3 16  3 Tell Me So-The Orioles
 6  8  5  6 Blue And Lonesome-Memphis Slim
 7  9  4  7 Baby,Get Lost-Dinah Washington
 8 11 27  1 Hucklebuck-Paul Williams
 9 10  4  9 I Love You So-Pee Wee Crayton
10 12  3 10 Beans And Cornbread-Louis Jordan
11  7  9  6 In The Middle Of The Night-Amos Milburn
12  -  1 12 Long John Blues-Dinah Washington
13  -  1 13 Touch Me Lord Jesus-Angelic Gospel Singers
14 RE 10  9 Pot Likker-Todd Rhodes
15  -  1 15 In The Evening When The Sun Goes Down-Charles Brown
15 RE 11  4 Drinkin' Wine,Spoo-Dee-O-Dee-Wynonie Harris
15  -  1 15 Did You See Jackie Robinson Hit The Ball-Buddy Johnson

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:August 27,1949
"Best Selling Retail Race Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  1 19  1 TROUBLE BLUES-CHARLES BROWN TRIO
 2  3 17  2 Little Girl,Don't Cry-B M Jackson & His Buffalo Bearcats
 3  5 17  3 Tell Me So-The Orioles
 4  7  5  4 Baby,Get Lost-Dinah Washington
 5  1 22  1 Ain't Nobody's Business (Parts I & II)-Jimmy Witherspoon
 6 11 10  6 In The Middle Of The Night-Amos Milburn
 7  8 28  1 Hucklebuck-Paul Williams
 8  6  6  6 Blue And Lonesome-Memphis Slim
 9  9  5  9 I Love You So-Pee Wee Crayton
10  -  1 10 All She Wants To Do Is Rock-Wynonie Harris
11 15 12  4 Drinkin' Wine,Spoo-Dee-O-Dee-Wynonie Harris
12  -  1 12 A Kiss And A Rose-The Orioles
12 12  2 12 Long John Blues-Dinah Washington
12 RE  9  8 Confession Blues-Maxine Trio
15 RE  2 15 Come Back,Baby-Lowell Fulson

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:September 3,1949
"Best Selling Retail Race Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  1 20  1 TROUBLE BLUES-CHARLES BROWN TRIO
 2  3 18  2 Tell Me So-The Orioles
 3  8  7  3 Blue And Lonesome-Memphis Slim
 4  5 23  1 Ain't Nobody's Business (Parts I & II)-Jimmy Witherspoon
 5 12 10  5 Confession Blues-Maxine Trio
 6 RE  2  6 In The Evening When The Sun Goes Down-Charles Brown
 7 10  2  7 All She Wants To Do Is Rock-Wynonie Harris
 7  4  6  4 Baby,Get Lost-Dinah Washington
 9  9  6  9 I Love You So-Pee Wee Crayton
10  7 29  1 Hucklebuck-Paul Williams
11  -  1 11 It's Midnight-Little Willie Littlefield
12  2 18  2 Little Girl,Don't Cry-B M Jackson & His Buffalo Bearcats
12 RE  4 10 Beans And Cornbread-Louis Jordan
14 15  3 14 Come Back,Baby-Lowell Fulson
15  -  1 15 Doby's Boogie-Freddie Mitchell

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:September 10,1949
"Best Selling Retail Race Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  1 21  1 TROUBLE BLUES-CHARLES BROWN TRIO
 2  2 19  2 Tell Me So-The Orioles
 3  4 24  1 Ain't Nobody's Business (Parts I & II)-Jimmy Witherspoon
 4  7  7  4 Baby,Get Lost-Dinah Washington
 5  6  3  5 In The Evening When The Sun Goes Down-Charles Brown
 6  3  8  3 Blue And Lonesome-Memphis Slim
 7  9  7  7 I Love You So-Pee Wee Crayton
 8 12  5  8 Beans And Cornbread-Louis Jordan
 9  7  3  7 All She Wants To Do Is Rock-Wynonie Harris
10 15  2 10 Doby's Boogie-Freddie Mitchell
11 10 30  1 Hucklebuck-Paul Williams
12 RE 20  3 Drinkin' Wine,Spo-Dee-O-Dee-"Stick" McGhee
12 RE  3 12 Long John Blues-Dinah Washington
12  -  1 12 Still Gone (Parts III & IV)-Sonny Thompson
15 RE 11  6 In The Middle Of The Night-Amos Milburn

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:September 17,1949
"Best Selling Retail Race Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  2 20  1 TELL ME SO-THE ORIOLES
 2  1 22  1 Trouble Blues-Charles Brown Trio
 3  4  8  4 Baby,Get Lost-Dinah Washington
 4  -  1  4 Roomin' House Boogie-Amos Milburn
 5  -  1  5 Broken Hearted-Eddie Williams
 6  3 25  1 Ain't Nobody's Business (Parts I & II)-Jimmy Witherspoon
 7  6  9  3 Blue And Lonesome-Memphis Slim
 7 11 31  1 Hucklebuck-Paul Williams
 9  7  8  7 I Love You So-Pee Wee Crayton
 9 12 21  3 Drinkin' Wine,Spo-Dee-O-Dee-"Stick" McGhee
 9 RE 11  5 Confession Blues-Maxine Trio
12 15 12  6 In The Middle Of The Night-Amos Milburn
13  5  4  5 In The Evening When The Sun Goes Down-Charles Brown
13 RE 19  2 Little Girl,Don't Cry-B M Jackson & His Buffalo Bearcats
15 12  4 12 Long John Blues-Dinah Washington
15 RE  2 11 It's Midnight-Little Willie Littlefield
15  -  1 15 So Long-Ruth Brown

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:September 24,1949
"Best Selling Retail Race Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  3  9  1 BABY,GET LOST-DINAH WASHINGTON
 2  4  2  2 Roomin' House Boogie-Amos Milburn
 3  6 26  1 Ain't Nobody's Business (Parts I & II)-Jimmy Witherspoon
 4  1 21  1 Tell Me So-The Orioles
 5  2 23  1 Trouble Blues-Charles Brown Trio
 6 RE  4  6 All She Wants To Do Is Rock-Wynonie Harris
 7  9  9  7 I Love You So-Pee Wee Crayton
 8  9 22  3 Drinkin' Wine,Spo-Dee-O-Dee-"Stick" McGhee
 9 15  2  9 So Long-Ruth Brown
10 13  5  5 In The Evening When The Sun Goes Down-Charles Brown
10 RE  3 10 Doby's Boogie-Freddie Mitchell
12  7 32  1 Hucklebuck-Paul Williams
13 RE  2 12 Still Gone (Parts III & IV)-Sonny Thompson
14 15  3 11 It's Midnight-Little Willie Littlefield
14  -  1 14 Empty Arm Blues-Amos Milburn

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:October 1,1949
"Best Selling Retail Race Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  6  5  1 ALL SHE WANTS TO DO IS ROCK-WYNONIE HARRIS
 2  2  3  2 Roomin' House Boogie-Amos Milburn
 3  1 10  1 Baby,Get Lost-Dinah Washington
 4 10  4  4 Doby's Boogie-Freddie Mitchell
 5 14  4  5 It's Midnight-Little Willie Littlefield
 6 RE  2  5 Broken Hearted-Eddie Williams
 7  4 22  1 Tell Me So-The Orioles
 8  -  1  8 Numbers Boogie-Sugar Chile Robinson
 9  5 24  1 Trouble Blues-Charles Brown Trio
10 10  6  5 In The Evening When The Sun Goes Down-Charles Brown
11  3 27  1 Ain't Nobody's Business (Parts I & II)-Jimmy Witherspoon
11 RE 10  3 Blue And Lonesome-Memphis Slim
11  -  1 11 Rock The Joint-Jimmy Preston
14 RE  4 14 Come Back,Baby-Lowell Fulson
15  7 10  7 I Love You So-Pee Wee Crayton
15  8 23  3 Drinkin' Wine,Spo-Dee-O-Dee-"Stick" McGhee
15 14  2 14 Empty Arm Blues-Amos Milburn

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:October 8,1949
"Best Selling Retail Race Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  3 11  1 BABY,GET LOST-DINAH WASHINGTON
 2  6  3  2 Broken Hearted-Eddie Williams
 3  5  5  3 It's Midnight-Little Willie Littlefield
 3  2  4  2 Roomin' House Boogie-Amos Milburn
 5  -  1  5 Saturday Night Fish Fry (Parts I & II)-Louis Jordan
 6  1  6  1 All She Wants To Do Is Rock-Wynonie Harris
 6 15  3  6 Empty Arm Blues-Amos Milburn
 6 RE 20  2 Little Girl,Don't Cry-B M Jackson & His Buffalo Bearcats
 6  -  1  6 Sneakin' Around-Rudy Render
10 10  7  5 In The Evening When The Sun Goes Down-Charles Brown
11  9 25  1 Trouble Blues-Charles Brown Trio
11  7 23  1 Tell Me So-The Orioles
13 11 28  1 Ain't Nobody's Business (Parts I & II)-Jimmy Witherspoon
13  8  2  8 Numbers Boogie-Sugar Chile Robinson
15 15 11  7 I Love You So-Pee Wee Crayton

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:October 15,1949
"Best Selling Retail Race Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  5  2  1 SATURDAY NIGHT FISH FRY (Parts I & II)-LOUIS JORDAN
 2  6  7  1 All She Wants To Do Is Rock-Wynonie Harris
 3  1 12  1 Baby,Get Lost-Dinah Washington
 3  3  5  2 Roomin' House Boogie-Amos Milburn
 5  6  2  5 Sneakin' Around-Rudy Render
 6  2  4  2 Broken Hearted-Eddie Williams
 6 13  3  6 Numbers Boogie-Sugar Chile Robinson
 8 10  8  5 In The Evening When The Sun Goes Down-Charles Brown
 9 13 29  1 Ain't Nobody's Business (Parts I & II)-Jimmy Witherspoon
 9  6  4  6 Empty Arm Blues-Amos Milburn
11  -  1 11 In The Evening When The Sun Goes Down-Jimmy Witherspoon
12 RE 11  4 Blue And Lonesome-Memphis Slim
13 11 24  1 Tell Me So-The Orioles
14  3  6  3 It's Midnight-Little Willie Littlefield
15 11 26  1 Trouble Blues-Charles Brown Trio
15 RE  5  4 Doby's Boogie-Freddie Mitchell

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:October 22,1949
"Best Selling Retail Race Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  1  3  1 SATURDAY NIGHT FISH FRY (Parts I & II)-LOUIS JORDAN
 2  6  5  2 Broken Hearted-Eddie Williams
 3  3  6  2 Roomin' House Boogie-Amos Milburn
 4  6  4  4 Numbers Boogie-Sugar Chile Robinson
 5  9  5  5 Empty Arm Blues-Amos Milburn
 6 14  7  3 It's Midnight-Little Willie Littlefield
 7 11  2  7 In The Evening When The Sun Goes Down-Jimmy Witherspoon
 8  2  8  1 All She Wants To Do Is Rock-Wynonie Harris
 8  5  3  5 Sneakin' Around-Rudy Render
10  3 13  1 Baby,Get Lost-Dinah Washington
11  -  1 11 Teardrops-Joe THomas Orchestra
12  8  9  5 In The Evening When The Sun Goes Down-Charles Brown
12  -  1 12 Ethel Mae-L. C. Williams
14  9 30  1 Ain't Nobody's Business (Parts I & II)-Jimmy Witherspoon
14 13 25  1 Tell Me So-The Orioles
14  -  1 14 When Things Go Wrong-Tampa Red Orchestra

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:October 29,1949
"Best Selling Retail Race Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  1  4  1 SATURDAY NIGHT FISH FRY (Parts I & II)-LOUIS JORDAN
 2  2  6  2 Broken Hearted-Eddie Williams
 3  8  4  3 Sneakin' Around-Rudy Render
 4  5  6  4 Empty Arm Blues-Amos Milburn
 5  8  9  1 All She Wants To Do Is Rock-Wynonie Harris
 6  3  7  2 Roomin' House Boogie-Amos Milburn
 7 12 10  5 In The Evening When The Sun Goes Down-Charles Brown
 8  -  1  8 Landlord Blues-Ivory Joe Hunter
 9 RE  3  9 So Long-Ruth Brown
 9 RE 27  1 Trouble Blues-Charles Brown Trio
11  4  5  4 Numbers Boogie-Sugar Chile Robinson
11  -  1 11 Guess Who-Ivory Joe Hunter
13 RE  2 13 Rock The Joint-Jimmy Preston
14 14 31  1 Ain't Nobody's Business (Parts I & II)-Jimmy Witherspoon
14  7  3  7 In The Evening When The Sun Goes Down-Jimmy Witherspoon
14 RE 24  3 Drinkin' Wine,Spo-Dee-O-Dee-"Stick" McGhee

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:November 5,1949
"Best Selling Retail Race Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  1  5  1 SATURDAY NIGHT FISH FRY (Parts I & II)-LOUIS JORDAN
 2  2  7  2 Broken Hearted-Eddie Williams
 3  3  5  3 Sneakin' Around-Rudy Render
 4  5 10  1 All She Wants To Do Is Rock-Wynonie Harris
 5  6  8  2 Roomin' House Boogie-Amos Milburn
 6  9  4  6 So Long-Ruth Brown
 7 11  6  4 Numbers Boogie-Sugar Chile Robinson
 8  4  7  4 Empty Arm Blues-Amos Milburn
 9  -  1  9 Why Don't You Haul Off And Love Me-Bull Moose Jackson
10  -  1 10 Blues For My Baby-Billy Wright
11  -  1 11 When Things Go Wrong-Tampa Red Orchestra
12 RE 14  1 Baby,Get Lost-Dinah Washington
13 RE  8  3 It's Midnight-Little Willie Littlefield
14 RE 26  1 Tell Me So-The Orioles
15 11  2 11 Guess Who-Ivory Joe Hunter

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:November 12,1949
"Best Selling Retail Race Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  1  6  1 SATURDAY NIGHT FISH FRY (Parts I & II)-LOUIS JORDAN
 2  3  6  2 Sneakin' Around-Rudy Render
 3 13  9  3 It's Midnight-Little Willie Littlefield
 3  -  1  3 I'll Get Along Somehow (Parts I & II)-Larry Darnell
 5  4 11  1 All She Wants To Do Is Rock-Wynonie Harris
 6 RE 32  1 Ain't Nobody's Business (Parts I & II)-Jimmy Witherspoon
 7  7  7  4 Numbers Boogie-Sugar Chile Robinson
 8  2  8  2 Broken Hearted-Eddie Williams
 9  6  5  6 So Long-Ruth Brown
 9  9  2  9 Why Don't You Haul Off And Love Me-Bull Moose Jackson
 9  -  1  9 You Ain't Got It No More-Julia Lee & Her Boy Friends
12  -  1 12 For You My Love-Larry Darnell
13  5  9  2 Roomin' House Boogie-Amos Milburn
13 RE  4  7 In The Evening When The Sun Goes Down-Jimmy Witherspoon
13  -  1 13 Forgive And Forget-The Orioles

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:November 19,1949
"Best Selling Retail Race Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  1  7  1 SATURDAY NIGHT FISH FRY (Parts I & II)-LOUIS JORDAN
 2  2  7  2 Sneakin' Around-Rudy Render
 3  5 12  1 All She Wants To Do Is Rock-Wynonie Harris
 4  9  3  4 Why Don't You Haul Off And Love Me-Bull Moose Jackson
 5 RE  2  5 Blues For My Baby-Billy Wright
 6 13 10  2 Roomin' House Boogie-Amos Milburn
 6  7  8  4 Numbers Boogie-Sugar Chile Robinson
 8  8  9  2 Broken Hearted-Eddie Williams
 9 RE  8  4 Empty Arm Blues-Amos Milburn
10  9  6  6 So Long-Ruth Brown
11  -  1 11 Angel Child-Memphis Slim
12  6 33  1 Ain't Nobody's Business (Parts I & II)-Jimmy Witherspoon
13 RE  5 12 Long John Blues-Dinah Washington
13 12  2 12 For You My Love-Larry Darnell
13 13  2 13 Forgive And Forget-The Orioles

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:November 26,1949
"Best Selling Retail Race Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  1  8  1 SATURDAY NIGHT FISH FRY (Parts I & II)-LOUIS JORDAN
 2  4  4  2 Why Don't You Haul Off And Love Me-Bull Moose Jackson
 2 13  3  2 For You My Love-Larry Darnell
 4  3 13  1 All She Wants To Do Is Rock-Wynonie Harris
 4  2  8  2 Sneakin' Around-Rudy Render
 6  8 10  2 Broken Hearted-Eddie Williams
 6  5  3  5 Blues For My Baby-Billy Wright
 8  6  9  4 Numbers Boogie-Sugar Chile Robinson
 9 10  7  6 So Long-Ruth Brown
 9 RE  3  9 Guess Who-Ivory Joe Hunter
11 RE  2  3 I'll Get Along Somehow (Parts I & II)-Larry Darnell
12 RE 10  3 It's Midnight-Little Willie Littlefield
13 11  2 11 Angel Child-Memphis Slim
13  -  1 13 Good Daddy Blues-Dinah Washington
13  -  1 13 Let's Make Christmas Merry,Baby-Amos Milburn

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:December 3,1949
"Best Selling Retail Race Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  1  9  1 SATURDAY NIGHT FISH FRY (Parts I & II)-LOUIS JORDAN
 2  2  5  2 Why Don't You Haul Off And Love Me-Bull Moose Jackson
 3  2  4  2 For You My Love-Larry Darnell
 4 11  3  3 I'll Get Along Somehow (Parts I & II)-Larry Darnell
 5 RE 11  2 Roomin' House Boogie-Amos Milburn
 6  -  1  6 Homesick Blues-Charles Brown
 7  8 10  4 Numbers Boogie-Sugar Chile Robinson
 7  -  1  7 Boogie At Midnight-Ruth Brown
 9 13  2 13 Good Daddy Blues-Dinah Washington
 9 RE  3  9 Forgive And Forget-The Orioles
11  4  9  2 Sneakin' Around-Rudy Render
11  6 11  2 Broken Hearted-Eddie Williams
11 12 11  3 It's Midnight-Little Willie Littlefield
11  -  1 11 Crawling King Snake Blues-John Lee Hooker
11  -  1 11 Don't Put Me Down-Jimmy Liggins
11  -  1 11 Lonesome Cabin Blues-Mercy Dee

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:December 10,1949
"Best Selling Retail Race Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  1 10  1 SATURDAY NIGHT FISH FRY (Parts I & II)-LOUIS JORDAN
 2  3  5  2 For You My Love-Larry Darnell
 3 RE  2  3 Let's Make Christmas Merry,Baby-Amos Milburn
 4  2  6  2 Why Don't You Haul Off And Love Me-Bull Moose Jackson
 5 RE  4  5 Guess Who-Ivory Joe Hunter
 6  7  2  6 Boogie At Midnight-Ruth Brown
 7  4  4  3 I'll Get Along Somehow (Parts I & II)-Larry Darnell
 8 RE  4  5 Blues For My Baby-Billy Wright
 9 RE  3  9 Angel Child-Memphis Slim
10  9  4  9 Forgive And Forget-The Orioles
11  7 11  4 Numbers Boogie-Sugar Chile Robinson
11 11 12  3 It's Midnight-Little Willie Littlefield
13  6  2  6 Homesick Blues-Charles Brown
13  -  1 13 Real Pretty Mama-Amos Milburn
15 11  2 11 Lonesome Cabin Blues-Mercy Dee
15  -  1 15 Jealous Heart-Ivory Joe Hunter

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:December 17,1949
"Best Selling Retail Race Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  1 11  1 SATURDAY NIGHT FISH FRY (Parts I & II)-LOUIS JORDAN
 2  2  6  2 For You My Love-Larry Darnell
 3  3  3  3 Let's Make Christmas Merry,Baby-Amos Milburn
 4 RE 10  2 Sneakin' Around-Rudy Render
 5  8  5  5 Blues For My Baby-Billy Wright
 5  7  5  3 I'll Get Along Somehow (Parts I & II)-Larry Darnell
 7  9  4  7 Angel Child-Memphis Slim
 8 RE  8  6 So Long-Ruth Brown
 9 11 12  4 Numbers Boogie-Sugar Chile Robinson
 9 13  3  6 Homesick Blues-Charles Brown
 9 RE  2  9 Don't Put Me Down-Jimmy Liggins
12 10  5  9 Forgive And Forget-The Orioles
13  4  7  2 Why Don't You Haul Off And Love Me-Bull Moose Jackson
14 11 13  3 It's Midnight-Little Willie Littlefield
14 RE  2  8 Landlord Blues-Ivory Joe Hunter
14  -  1 14 Caldonia-Sugar Chile Robinson

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:December 24,1949
"Best Selling Retail Race Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  1 12  1 SATURDAY NIGHT FISH FRY (Parts I & II)-LOUIS JORDAN
 2  2  7  2 For You My Love-Larry Darnell
 3  3  4  3 Let's Make Christmas Merry,Baby-Amos Milburn
 4  5  6  3 I'll Get Along Somehow (Parts I & II)-Larry Darnell
 5 12  6  5 Forgive And Forget-The Orioles
 5 13  8  2 Why Don't You Haul Off And Love Me-Bull Moose Jackson
 7  9  4  6 Homesick Blues-Charles Brown
 8  9 13  4 Numbers Boogie-Sugar Chile Robinson
 9  -  1  9 What Are You Doing New Year's-Orioles
10  -  1 10 Silent Night-Sister Rosetta Tharpe Gospel Singers
11  -  1 11 After Hour Session-Frank Culley
11 RE  3  6 Boogie At Midnight-Ruth Brown
13  4 11  2 Sneakin' Around-Rudy Render
14  -  1 13 No Rollin' Blues-Jimmy Witherspoon
15  -  1 15 Merry Christmas Baby-Johnny Moore's Three Blazers

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:December 31,1949
"Best Selling Retail Race Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  2  8  1 FOR YOU MY LOVE-LARRY DARNELL
 2  1 13  1 Saturday Night Fish Fry (Parts I & II)-Louis Jordan
 3  4  7  3 I'll Get Along Somehow (Parts I & II)-Larry Darnell
 4 RE  9  4 So Long-Ruth Brown
 5 14  2  5 No Rollin' Blues-Jimmy Witherspoon
 5 RE  9  4 Empty Arm Blues-Amos Milburn
 5  -  1  5 Big Fine Girl-Jimmy Witherspoon
 5  -  1  5 It's Going To Be A Lonely Christmas-Orioles
 9 13 12  2 Sneakin' Around-Rudy Render
 9  -  1  9 Exactly Like You-"King" Cole Trio
11  5  7  5 Forgive And Forget-The Orioles
11  3  5  3 Let's Make Christmas Merry,Baby-Amos Milburn
11 10  2 10 Silent Night-Sister Rosetta Tharpe Gospel Singers
11 RE 34  1 Ain't Nobody's Business (Parts I & II)-Jimmy Witherspoon
15  7  5  6 Homesick Blues-Charles Brown
15 11  4  6 Boogie At Midnight-Ruth Brown
15 RE  6  8 Beans And Cornbread-Louis Jordan
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