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BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S WEEKLY "BEST SELLING RETAIL RHYTHM & BLUES RECORDS" CHARTS FROM 1951 PDF Print E-mail
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BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S WEEKLY "BEST SELLING RETAIL RHYTHM & BLUES RECORDS" CHARTS FROM 1951

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:JANUARY 6,1951
"Best Selling Retail Rhythm & Blues Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-ArtistRocking With Red-Piano Red
 1  2  8  1 BAD,BAD WHISKEY-AMOS MILBURN
 2  4 11  1 Please Send Me Someone To Love-Percy Mayfield
 3  1 11  1 Teardrops From My Eyes-Ruth Brown
 4  3 14  1 Anytime,Anyplace,Anywhere-Joe Morris
 5 RE  3  5 Old Time Shuffle Blues-Lowell Fulson & Lloyd Glenn
 6 RE  4  6 Far Away Blues-Little Esther & Johnny Otis
 7 RE 25  1 Pink Champagne-Joe Liggins & His Honeydrippers
 8 RE  4  5 Oh,Babe-Jimmy Preston & Butnetta Evans
 8  -  1  8 I'll Never Be Free-Lucky Millinder
 8  -  1  8 Rockin' Blues-Johnny Otis & Mel Walker

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:JANUARY 13,1951
"Best Selling Retail Rhythm & Blues Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  3 12  1 TEARDROPS FROM MY EYES-RUTH BROWN
 2  2 12  1 Please Send Me Someone To Love-Percy Mayfield
 3  1  9  1 Bad,Bad Whiskey-Amos Milburn
 4  4 15  1 Anytime,Anyplace,Anywhere-Joe Morris
 5  8  2  5 Rockin' Blues-Johnny Otis & Mel Walker
 6  -  1  6 Lemonade-Louis Jordan
 7  -  1  7 Oh,Babe-Wynonie Harris & Lucky Millinder
 7 RE  2  7 Lonesome Christmas (Parts I & II)-Lowell Fulson
 9 RE  4  8 Oh,Babe-Roy Milton
10  -  1 10 Louisiana Blues-Muddy Waters

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:JANUARY 20,1951
"Best Selling Retail Rhythm & Blues Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  1 13  1 TEARDROPS FROM MY EYES-RUTH BROWN
 2  3 10  1 Bad,Bad Whiskey-Amos Milburn
 3  2 13  1 Please Send Me Someone To Love-Percy Mayfield
 4  4 16  1 Anytime,Anyplace,Anywhere-Joe Morris
 5  5  3  5 Rockin' Blues-Johnny Otis & Mel Walker
 6  6  2  6 Lemonade-Louis Jordan
 6 RE  3  5 Every Night About This Time-Fats Domino
 6 RE  4  5 Old Time Shuffle Blues-Lowell Fulson & Lloyd Glenn
 9  -  1  9 Telephone Blues-Floyd Dixon
10 RE  2  8 I'll Never Be Free-Lucky Millinder

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:JANUARY 27,1951
"Best Selling Retail Rhythm & Blues Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  1 14  1 TEARDROPS FROM MY EYES-RUTH BROWN
 2  3 14  1 Please Send Me Someone To Love-Percy Mayfield
 3  2 11  1 Bad,Bad Whiskey-Amos Milburn
 4  4 17  1 Anytime,Anyplace,Anywhere-Joe Morris
 5  5  4  5 Rockin' Blues-Johnny Otis & Mel Walker
 6  6  5  5 Old Time Shuffle Blues-Lowell Fulson & Lloyd Glenn
 7 RE  2  6 Rocking With Red-Piano Red
 8  6  3  6 Lemonade-Louis Jordan
 8  9  2  8 Telephone Blues-Floyd Dixon
 8 RE 18  1 Blue Shadows-Lowell Fulson
 8  -  1  8 Little Red Roosters-Margie Day & Griffin Brothers

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:FEBRUARY 3,1951
"Best Selling Retail Rhythm & Blues Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  1 15  1 TEARDROPS FROM MY EYES-RUTH BROWN
 2  3 15  1 Please Send Me Someone To Love-Percy Mayfield
 3  2 12  1 Bad,Bad Whiskey-Amos Milburn
 4  4 18  1 Anytime,Anyplace,Anywhere-Joe Morris
 5  8  2  5 Little Red Roosters-Margie Day & Griffin Brothers
 6  6  6  5 Old Time Shuffle Blues-Lowell Fulson & Lloyd Glenn
 7  5  5  5 Rockin' Blues-Johnny Otis & Mel Walker
 8  8  3  8 Telephone Blues-Floyd Dixon
 9  7  3  6 Rocking With Red-Piano Red
 9  8 19  1 Blue Shadows-Lowell Fulson

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:FEBRUARY 10,1951
"Best Selling Retail Rhythm & Blues Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  1 16  1 TEARDROPS FROM MY EYES-RUTH BROWN
 2  2 16  1 Please Send Me Someone To Love-Percy Mayfield
 3  3 13  1 Bad,Bad Whiskey-Amos Milburn
 4  7  6  4 Rockin' Blues-Johnny Otis & Mel Walker
 5  8  4  5 Telephone Blues-Floyd Dixon
 6  -  1  6 Do Something For Me-Dominoes
 7 RE  4  5 Every Night About This Time-Fats Domino
 8  4 19  1 Anytime,Anyplace,Anywhere-Joe Morris
 9  6  7  5 Old Time Shuffle Blues-Lowell Fulson & Lloyd Glenn
10  -  1 10 Red's Boogie-Piano Red

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:FEBRUARY 17,1951
"Best Selling Retail Rhythm & Blues Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  1 17  1 TEARDROPS FROM MY EYES-RUTH BROWN
 2  2 17  1 Please Send Me Someone To Love-Percy Mayfield
 3  3 14  1 Bad,Bad Whiskey-Amos Milburn
 4  4  7  4 Rockin' Blues-Johnny Otis & Mel Walker
 5  -  1  5 Black Night-Charles Brown
 6 RE  4  6 Rocking With Red-Piano Red
 7 RE  3  5 Little Red Roosters-Margie Day & Griffin Brothers
 8  7  5  5 Every Night About This Time-Fats Domino
 9 10  2  9 Red's Boogie-Piano Red
10  8 20  1 Anytime,Anyplace,Anywhere-Joe Morris

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:FEBRUARY 24,1951
"Best Selling Retail Rhythm & Blues Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  1 18  1 TEARDROPS FROM MY EYES-RUTH BROWN
 2  3 15  1 Bad,Bad Whiskey-Amos Milburn
 3  2 18  1 Please Send Me Someone To Love-Percy Mayfield
 4  5  2  4 Black Night-Charles Brown
 5  4  8  4 Rockin' Blues-Johnny Otis & Mel Walker
 6 10 21  1 Anytime,Anyplace,Anywhere-Joe Morris
 7  -  1  7 Lost Love-Percy Mayfield
 8  7  4  5 Little Red Roosters-Margie Day & Griffin Brothers
 9 RE  3  9 Red's Boogie-Piano Red
 9 RE  5  5 Telephone Blues-Floyd Dixon

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:MARCH 3,1951
"Best Selling Retail Rhythm & Blues Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  1 19  1 TEARDROPS FROM MY EYES-RUTH BROWN
 2  4  3  2 Black Night-Charles Brown
 3  3 19  1 Please Send Me Someone To Love-Percy Mayfield
 4  5  9  4 Rockin' Blues-Johnny Otis & Mel Walker
 5  7  2  5 Lost Love-Percy Mayfield
 6  2 16  1 Bad,Bad Whiskey-Amos Milburn
 6  9  4  6 Red's Boogie-Piano Red
 8 RE  2  6 Do Something For Me-Dominoes
 9  8  5  5 Little Red Roosters-Margie Day & Griffin Brothers
10  6 22  1 Anytime,Anyplace,Anywhere-Joe Morris
10  9  6  5 Telephone Blues-Floyd Dixon
10 RE  5  6 Rocking With Red-Piano Red

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:MARCH 10,1951
"Best Selling Retail Rhythm & Blues Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  2  4  1 BLACK NIGHT-CHARLES BROWN
 2  1 20  1 Teardrops From My Eyes-Ruth Brown
 3  4 10  3 Rockin' Blues-Johnny Otis & Mel Walker
 3  5  3  3 Lost Love-Percy Mayfield
 5 10  6  5 Rocking With Red-Piano Red

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:MARCH 17,1951
"Best Selling Retail Rhythm & Blues Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  1  5  1 BLACK NIGHT-CHARLES BROWN
 2  2 21  1 Teardrops From My Eyes-Ruth Brown
 3  3 11  3 Rockin' Blues-Johnny Otis & Mel Walker
 4  -  1  4 Teardrops From My Eyes-Louis Jordan
 5  3  4  3 Lost Love-Percy Mayfield
 5 RE  6  5 Little Red Roosters-Margie Day & Griffin Brothers
 7 RE 20  1 Please Send Me Someone To Love-Percy Mayfield
 8  -  1  8 Jet-Nat "King" Cole
 9 RE  5  6 Red's Boogie-Piano Red
10  -  1  6 I'll Wait For You-Ruth Brown

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:MARCH 24,1951
"Best Selling Retail Rhythm & Blues Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  1  6  1 BLACK NIGHT-CHARLES BROWN
 2  3 12  2 Rockin' Blues-Johnny Otis & Mel Walker
 3  7 21  1 Please Send Me Someone To Love-Percy Mayfield
 4  -  1  4 Don't Take Your Love From Me-Joe Morris
 5  5  5  3 Lost Love-Percy Mayfield
 6  2 22  1 Teardrops From My Eyes-Ruth Brown
 7  9  6  6 Red's Boogie-Piano Red
 8 RE  6  5 Every Night About This Time-Fats Domino
 9 RE  3  6 Do Something For Me-Dominoes
 9  -  1  9 Baby,Let Me Hold Your Hand-Ray Charles

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:MARCH 31,1951
"Best Selling Retail Rhythm & Blues Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  1  7  1 BLACK NIGHT-CHARLES BROWN
 2  2 13  2 Rockin' Blues-Johnny Otis & Mel Walker
 3  5  6  3 Lost Love-Percy Mayfield
 4  3 22  1 Please Send Me Someone To Love-Percy Mayfield
 5  6 23  1 Teardrops From My Eyes-Ruth Brown
 6  4  2  4 Don't Take Your Love From Me-Joe Morris
 7  9  2  7 Baby,Let Me Hold Your Hand-Ray Charles
 7 RE 18  1 Bad,Bad Whiskey-Amos Milburn
 9 RE  7  5 Little Red Roosters-Margie Day & Griffin Brothers
10  -  1 10 Tennessee Waltz Blues-Stick McGhee

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:APRIL 7,1951
"Best Selling Retail Rhythm & Blues Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  1  8  1 BLACK NIGHT-CHARLES BROWN
 2  2 14  2 Rockin' Blues-Johnny Otis & Mel Walker
 3 RE  2  3 I'll Wait For You-Ruth Brown
 4  4 23  1 Please Send Me Someone To Love-Percy Mayfield
 4 RE  7  4 Red's Boogie-Piano Red
 6  6  3  4 Don't Take Your Love From Me-Joe Morris
 6  -  1  6 Let's Rock Awhile-Amos Milburn
 8  3  7  3 Lost Love-Percy Mayfield
 9  7 19  1 Bad,Bad Whiskey-Amos Milburn
 9  -  1  9 Mambo Boogie-Johnny Otis

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:APRIL 14,1951
"Best Selling Retail Rhythm & Blues Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  1  9  1 BLACK NIGHT-CHARLES BROWN
 2  2 15  2 Rockin' Blues-Johnny Otis & Mel Walker
 3 RE  2  3 Tennessee Waltz Blues-Stick McGhee
 4  8  8  3 Lost Love-Percy Mayfield
 5  4 24  1 Please Send Me Someone To Love-Percy Mayfield
 6  6  4  4 Don't Take Your Love From Me-Joe Morris
 7  -  1  7 Gee,Baby-Johnny Otis & Mel Walker
 8  -  1  8 Long Distance Call-Muddy Waters
 9  9  2  9 Mambo Boogie-Johnny Otis
10  -  1 10 I Will Wait-Four Buddies
10  -  1 10 Tears,Tears,Tears-Amos Milburn

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:APRIL 21,1951
"Best Selling Retail Rhythm & Blues Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  1 10  1 BLACK NIGHT-CHARLES BROWN
 2  5 25  1 Please Send Me Someone To Love-Percy Mayfield
 3  4  9  3 Lost Love-Percy Mayfield
 4  6  5  4 Don't Take Your Love From Me-Joe Morris
 5 RE  3  3 I'll Wait For You-Ruth Brown
 6  2 16  2 Rockin' Blues-Johnny Otis & Mel Walker
 7 RE  4  6 Do Something For Me-Dominoes
 7  -  1  7 Tend To Your Business-James Waynes
 9 10  2  9 I Will Wait-Four Buddies
 9  -  1  9 I Apologize-Billy Eckstine

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:APRIL 28,1951
"Best Selling Retail Rhythm & Blues Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  1 11  1 BLACK NIGHT-CHARLES BROWN
 2  6 17  2 Rockin' Blues-Johnny Otis & Mel Walker
 3  3 10  3 Lost Love-Percy Mayfield
 4 RE  2  4 Gee,Baby-Johnny Otis & Mel Walker
 5 RE  2  5 Tears,Tears,Tears-Amos Milburn
 6  2 26  1 Please Send Me Someone To Love-Percy Mayfield
 7 RE 24  1 Teardrops From My Eyes-Ruth Brown
 8  4  6  4 Don't Take Your Love From Me-Joe Morris
 8  7  5  6 Do Something For Me-Dominoes
10 RE  2  6 Let's Rock Awhile-Amos Milburn

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:MAY 5,1951
"Best Selling Retail Rhythm & Blues Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  1 12  1 BLACK NIGHT-CHARLES BROWN
 2  3 11  3 Lost Love-Percy Mayfield
 2 RE  3  2 Tennessee Waltz Blues-Stick McGhee
 4  8  7  4 Don't Take Your Love From Me-Joe Morris
 5  7 25  1 Teardrops From My Eyes-Ruth Brown
 6  -  1  6 Too Young-Nat "King" Cole
 7 RE  2  7 I Apologize-Billy Eckstine
 8 RE  3  8 I Will Wait-Four Buddies
 9  2 18  2 Rockin' Blues-Johnny Otis & Mel Walker
 9 RE  2  7 Tend To Your Business-James Waynes

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:MAY 12,1951
"Best Selling Retail Rhythm & Blues Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  1 13  1 BLACK NIGHT-CHARLES BROWN
 2  3 12  3 Lost Love-Percy Mayfield
 3  9  3  3 Tend To Your Business-James Waynes
 4  -  1  4 Rocket 88-Jackie Brenston
 5  8  4  5 I Will Wait-Four Buddies
 5  -  1  5 Weak Minded Blues-Louis Jordan
 7 RE  3  6 Let's Rock Awhile-Amos Milburn
 8  9 19  2 Rockin' Blues-Johnny Otis & Mel Walker
 8 RE  6  6 Do Something For Me-Dominoes
 9  4  8  4 Don't Take Your Love From Me-Joe Morris
10 RE 27  1 Please Send Me Someone To Love-Percy Mayfield

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:MAY 19,1951
"Best Selling Retail Rhythm & Blues Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  1 14  1 BLACK NIGHT-CHARLES BROWN
 2  3  4  2 Tend To Your Business-James Waynes
 3  5  5  3 I Will Wait-Four Buddies
 4  9  9  4 Don't Take Your Love From Me-Joe Morris
 4 RE  3  4 I Apologize-Billy Eckstine
 6  4  2  4 Rocket 88-Jackie Brenston
 7 RE  3  4 Gee,Baby-Johnny Otis & Mel Walker
 8  2 13  3 Lost Love-Percy Mayfield
 8 RE  3  5 Tears,Tears,Tears-Amos Milburn
10 RE  4  2 Tennessee Waltz Blues-Stick McGhee

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:MAY 26,1951
"Best Selling Retail Rhythm & Blues Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  1 15  1 BLACK NIGHT-CHARLES BROWN
 2  8 14  2 Lost Love-Percy Mayfield
 3 RE 20  2 Rockin' Blues-Johnny Otis & Mel Walker
 4  6  3  4 Rocket 88-Jackie Brenston
 5  4  4  4 I Apologize-Billy Eckstine
 6 RE  2  6 Too Young-Nat "King" Cole
 6  -  1  6 I Won't Cry Anymore-Dinah Washington
 8  2  5  2 Tend To Your Business-James Waynes
 8  8  4  5 Tears,Tears,Tears-Amos Milburn
10  4 10  4 Don't Take Your Love From Me-Joe Morris
10  -  1 10 How High The Moon-Les Paul & Mary Ford
10 RE  8  4 Red's Boogie-Piano Red
10  -  1 10 Wrong Yo Yo-Piano Red

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:JUNE 2,1951
"Best Selling Retail Rhythm & Blues Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  1 16  1 BLACK NIGHT-CHARLES BROWN
 2 RE  4  2 Gee,Baby-Johnny Otis & Mel Walker
 3  4  4  3 Rocket 88-Jackie Brenston
 4  3 21  2 Rockin' Blues-Johnny Otis & Mel Walker
 5 RE  6  3 I Will Wait-Four Buddies
 6  8  6  2 Tend To Your Business-James Waynes
 6  -  1  6 Sixty Minute Man-Dominoes
 8  2 15  2 Lost Love-Percy Mayfield
 8 RE  5  2 Tennessee Waltz Blues-Stick McGhee
10  5  5  4 I Apologize-Billy Eckstine

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:JUNE 9,1951
"Best Selling Retail Rhythm & Blues Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  3  5  1 ROCKET 88-JACKIE BRENSTON
 2  6  2  2 Sixty Minute Man-Dominoes
 3  -  1  3 Don't You Know I Love You-The Clovers
 4 RE  3  4 Too Young-Nat "King" Cole
 5  8 16  2 Lost Love-Percy Mayfield
 5  -  1  5 I'm Waiting Just For You-Lucky Millinder
 7  6  7  2 Tend To Your Business-James Waynes
 8 10  6  4 I Apologize-Billy Eckstine
 9 RE  5  5 Tears,Tears,Tears-Amos Milburn
10  2  5  2 Gee,Baby-Johnny Otis & Mel Walker

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:JUNE 16,1951
"Best Selling Retail Rhythm & Blues Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  1  6  1 ROCKET 88-JACKIE BRENSTON
 2  2  3  2 Sixty Minute Man-Dominoes
 3  7  8  2 Tend To Your Business-James Waynes
 4  4  4  4 Too Young-Nat "King" Cole
 4  8  7  4 I Apologize-Billy Eckstine
 6  3  2  3 Don't You Know I Love You-The Clovers
 7 RE  2  7 How High The Moon-Les Paul & Mary Ford
 8 RE  7  6 Do Something For Me-Dominoes
 9 RE  2  5 Weak Minded Blues-Louis Jordan
10  -  1 10 I'm A Night Owl (Parts I & II)-Lowell Fulson

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:JUNE 23,1951
"Best Selling Retail Rhythm & Blues Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  1  7  1 ROCKET 88-JACKIE BRENSTON
 2  2  4  2 Sixty Minute Man-Dominoes
 3  4  5  4 Too Young-Nat "King" Cole
 4  6  3  3 Don't You Know I Love You-The Clovers
 5  4  8  4 I Apologize-Billy Eckstine
 6  3  9  2 Tend To Your Business-James Waynes
 7  7  3  7 How High The Moon-Les Paul & Mary Ford
 8 RE  9  4 Red's Boogie-Piano Red
 8  -  1  8 What A Fool I Was-Percy Mayfield
10 RE  2  5 I'm Waiting Just For You-Lucky Millinder

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:JUNE 30,1951
"Best Selling Retail Rhythm & Blues Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  2  5  1 SIXTY MINUTE MAN-DOMINOES
 2  1  8  1 Rocket 88-Jackie Brenston
 3 10  3  3 I'm Waiting Just For You-Lucky Millinder
 4  3  6  4 Too Young-Nat "King" Cole
 5  4  4  3 Don't You Know I Love You-The Clovers
 5  7  4  5 How High The Moon-Les Paul & Mary Ford
 7 RE  8  6 Do Something For Me-Dominoes
 8  6 10  2 Tend To Your Business-James Waynes
 9 RE  7  3 I Will Wait-Four Buddies
10  -  1 10 Chains Of Love-Joe Turner

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:JULY 7,1951
"Best Selling Retail Rhythm & Blues Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  1  6  1 SIXTY MINUTE MAN-DOMINOES
 2  2  9  1 Rocket 88-Jackie Brenston
 3  5  5  3 Don't You Know I Love You-The Clovers
 4  3  4  3 I'm Waiting Just For You-Lucky Millinder
 5  4  7  4 Too Young-Nat "King" Cole
 6  7  9  6 Do Something For Me-Dominoes
 7  8 11  2 Tend To Your Business-James Waynes
 8  9  8  3 I Will Wait-Four Buddies
 9  -  1  9 Chica Boo-Lloyd Glenn
10 RE  9  4 I Apologize-Billy Eckstine

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:JULY 14,1951
"Best Selling Retail Rhythm & Blues Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  1  7  1 SIXTY MINUTE MAN-DOMINOES
 2  4  5  2 I'm Waiting Just For You-Lucky Millinder
 3  2 10  1 Rocket 88-Jackie Brenston
 4  3  6  3 Don't You Know I Love You-The Clovers
 5  9  2  5 Chica Boo-Lloyd Glenn
 6  8  9  3 I Will Wait-Four Buddies
 6 RE 17  1 Black Night-Charles Brown
 8  5  8  4 Too Young-Nat "King" Cole
 9 RE  5  5 How High The Moon-Les Paul & Mary Ford
10 RE  2 10 Chains Of Love-Joe Turner

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:JULY 21,1951
"Best Selling Retail Rhythm & Blues Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  1  8  1 SIXTY MINUTE MAN-DOMINOES
 2  4  7  2 Don't You Know I Love You-The Clovers
 3  3 11  1 Rocket 88-Jackie Brenston
 4  2  6  2 I'm Waiting Just For You-Lucky Millinder
 5 10  3  5 Chains Of Love-Joe Turner
 6  8  9  4 Too Young-Nat "King" Cole
 7 RE 10  4 I Apologize-Billy Eckstine
 8  -  1  8 Castle Rock-Johnny Hodges
 9  -  1  9 I Know-Ruth Brown
10 RE 10  6 Do Something For Me-Dominoes

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:JULY 28,1951
"Best Selling Retail Rhythm & Blues Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  1  9  1 SIXTY MINUTE MAN-DOMINOES
 2  4  7  2 I'm Waiting Just For You-Lucky Millinder
 3  2  8  2 Don't You Know I Love You-The Clovers
 4  3 12  1 Rocket 88-Jackie Brenston
 5  6 10  4 Too Young-Nat "King" Cole
 5 RE 12  2 Tend To Your Business-James Waynes
 5  -  1  5 Eyesight To The Blind-The Larks
 8  7 12  4 I Apologize-Billy Eckstine
 8  -  1  8 Tra La La-Gruffin Brothers
10  -  1 10 Just Right Bounce-Piano Red
10 RE  6  5 How High The Moon-Les Paul & Mary Ford

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:AUGUST 4,1951
"Best Selling Retail Rhythm & Blues Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  1 10  1 SIXTY MINUTE MAN-DOMINOES
 2  2  8  2 I'm Waiting Just For You-Lucky Millinder
 3  3  9  2 Don't You Know I Love You-The Clovers
 4 RE  4  4 Chains Of Love-Joe Turner
 5  4 13  1 Rocket 88-Jackie Brenston
 6  5 13  2 Tend To Your Business-James Waynes
 6  -  1  6 Thrill Is Gone-Roy Hawkins
 8  -  1  8 "I" 99 Blues-Jimmy Nelson
 9  8  2  8 Tra La La-Gruffin Brothers
10 RE  3  5 Chica Boo-Lloyd Glenn

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:AUGUST 11,1951
"Best Selling Retail Rhythm & Blues Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  1 11  1 SIXTY MINUTE MAN-DOMINOES
 2  3 10  2 Don't You Know I Love You-The Clovers
 3  2  9  2 I'm Waiting Just For You-Lucky Millinder
 4  5 14  1 Rocket 88-Jackie Brenston
 5  4  5  4 Chains Of Love-Joe Turner
 6  6  2  6 Thrill Is Gone-Roy Hawkins
 7  8  2  7 "I" 99 Blues-Jimmy Nelson
 7  9  3  7 Tra La La-Gruffin Brothers
 9 RE 11  4 Too Young-Nat "King" Cole
10  -  1 10 Will You Be Mine-Swallows

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:AUGUST 18,1951
"Best Selling Retail Rhythm & Blues Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  1 12  1 SIXTY MINUTE MAN-DOMINOES
 2  5  6  2 Chains Of Love-Joe Turner
 3  2 11  2 Don't You Know I Love You-The Clovers
 4  3 10  2 I'm Waiting Just For You-Lucky Millinder
 5  4 15  1 Rocket 88-Jackie Brenston
 6  -  1  6 Bloodshot Eyes-Wynonie Harris
 7 RE  2  7 I Know-Ruth Brown
 8  7  4  7 Tra La La-Gruffin Brothers
 9  7  3  7 "I" 99 Blues-Jimmy Nelson
10 RE 13  4 I Apologize-Billy Eckstine
10  -  1 10 Glory Of Love-Five Keys

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:AUGUST 25,1951
"Best Selling Retail Rhythm & Blues Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  1 13  1 SIXTY MINUTE MAN-DOMINOES
 2  3 12  2 Don't You Know I Love You-The Clovers
 3  4 11  2 I'm Waiting Just For You-Lucky Millinder
 4  5 16  1 Rocket 88-Jackie Brenston
 5  2  7  2 Chains Of Love-Joe Turner
 6  6  2  6 Bloodshot Eyes-Wynonie Harris
 7  8  5  7 Tra La La-Gruffin Brothers
 8  -  1  8 Big Town-Roy Beown
 9  7  3  7 I Know-Ruth Brown
 9 RE 14  2 Tend To Your Business-James Waynes
 9  -  1  9 All Nite Long-Johnny Otis & Mel Walker

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:SEPTEMBER 1,1951
"Best Selling Retail Rhythm & Blues Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  2 13  1 DON'T YOU KNOW I LOVE YOU-THE CLOVERS
 2  1 14  1 Sixty Minute Man-Dominoes
 3  5  8  2 Chains Of Love-Joe Turner
 4  3 12  2 I'm Waiting Just For You-Lucky Millinder
 5 RE  2  5 Glory Of Love-Five Keys
 6  9  2  6 All Nite Long-Johnny Otis & Mel Walker
 7  9  4  7 I Know-Ruth Brown
 7 RE  2  7 Castle Rock-Johnny Hodges
 9  7  6  7 Tra La La-Gruffin Brothers
 9 RE  2  9 Will You Be Mine-Swallows

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:SEPTEMBER 8,1951
"Best Selling Retail Rhythm & Blues Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  1 14  1 DON'T YOU KNOW I LOVE YOU-THE CLOVERS
 2  2 15  1 Sixty Minute Man-Dominoes
 3  3  9  2 Chains Of Love-Joe Turner
 4  4 13  2 I'm Waiting Just For You-Lucky Millinder
 5  7  3  5 Castle Rock-Johnny Hodges
 6 RE  4  6 "I" 99 Blues-Jimmy Nelson
 7  5  3  5 Glory Of Love-Five Keys
 7 RE 17  1 Rocket 88-Jackie Brenston
 9  9  7  7 Tra La La-Gruffin Brothers
10  9  4  9 Will You Be Mine-Swallows
10 RE  3  6 Bloodshot Eyes-Wynonie Harris
10  -  1  8 T-Town Twist-Roy Milton

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:SEPTEMBER 15,1951
"Best Selling Retail Rhythm & Blues Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  2 16  1 SIXTY MINUTE MAN-DOMINOES
 2  7  4  2 Glory Of Love-Five Keys
 3  3 10  2 Chains Of Love-Joe Turner
 4  4 14  2 I'm Waiting Just For You-Lucky Millinder
 5  1 15  1 Don't You Know I Love You-The Clovers
 6  -  1  6 Smooth Sailing-Ella Fitzgerald
 7  6  5  6 "I" 99 Blues-Jimmy Nelson
 8  -  1  8 I Got Loaded-Peppermint Harris
 8  -  1  8 Laying The Boogie-"Piano" Red
10 10  4  6 Bloodshot Eyes-Wynonie Harris
10  -  1 10 Money Blues-Camille Howard

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:SEPTEMBER 22,1951
"Best Selling Retail Rhythm & Blues Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  1 17  1 SIXTY MINUTE MAN-DOMINOES
 1  2  5  1 GLORY OF LOVE-FIVE KEYS
 3  5 16  1 Don't You Know I Love You-The Clovers
 4  3 11  2 Chains Of Love-Joe Turner
 5  4 15  2 I'm Waiting Just For You-Lucky Millinder
 6 RE  4  5 Castle Rock-Johnny Hodges
 7 10  5  6 Bloodshot Eyes-Wynonie Harris
 7 RE  2  7 T-Town Twist-Roy Milton
 9  6  2  6 Smooth Sailing-Ella Fitzgerald
10  7  6  6 "I" 99 Blues-Jimmy Nelson

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:SEPTEMBER 29,1951
"Best Selling Retail Rhythm & Blues Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  1 18  1 SIXTY MINUTE MAN-DOMINOES
 2  4 12  2 Chains Of Love-Joe Turner
 3  1  6  1 Glory Of Love-Five Keys
 4  5 16  2 I'm Waiting Just For You-Lucky Millinder
 5  3 17  1 Don't You Know I Love You-The Clovers
 6  7  3  6 T-Town Twist-Roy Milton
 7  7  6  6 Bloodshot Eyes-Wynonie Harris
 8  9  3  6 Smooth Sailing-Ella Fitzgerald
 9 RE  2  8 I Got Loaded-Peppermint Harris
10  -  1 10 Fool,Fool,Fool-The Clovers

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:OCTOBER 6,1951
"Best Selling Retail Rhythm & Blues Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  3  7  1 GLORY OF LOVE-FIVE KEYS
 2  1 19  1 Sixty Minute Man-Dominoes
 3  2 13  2 Chains Of Love-Joe Turner
 4  5 18  1 Don't You Know I Love You-The Clovers
 5  4 17  2 I'm Waiting Just For You-Lucky Millinder
 6 RE  7  6 "I" 99 Blues-Jimmy Nelson
 7  -  1  7 Shouldn't I Know-Cardinals
 8 RE  5  5 Castle Rock-Johnny Hodges
 9 RE  8  7 Tra La La-Gruffin Brothers
10  -  1 10 Little Side Car-Larks

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:OCTOBER 13,1951
"Best Selling Retail Rhythm & Blues Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  2 20  1 SIXTY MINUTE MAN-DOMINOES
 2  1  8  1 Glory Of Love-Five Keys
 3  3 14  2 Chains Of Love-Joe Turner
 4  4 19  1 Don't You Know I Love You-The Clovers
 5 RE  4  5 Smooth Sailing-Ella Fitzgerald
 6  5 18  2 I'm Waiting Just For You-Lucky Millinder
 7 RE  2  7 Fool,Fool,Fool-The Clovers
 8 RE  3  8 I Got Loaded-Peppermint Harris
 9  -  1  9 I'm In The Mood-John Lee Hooker
10  6  8  6 "I" 99 Blues-Jimmy Nelson

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:OCTOBER 20,1951
"Best Selling Retail Rhythm & Blues Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  1 21  1 SIXTY MINUTE MAN-DOMINOES
 2  2  9  1 Glory Of Love-Five Keys
 3  3 15  2 Chains Of Love-Joe Turner
 4  4 20  1 Don't You Know I Love You-The Clovers
 5  6 19  2 I'm Waiting Just For You-Lucky Millinder
 6  5  5  5 Smooth Sailing-Ella Fitzgerald
 6  7  3  6 Fool,Fool,Fool-The Clovers
 8  -  1  8 Seven Long Days-Charles Brown
 9  9  2  9 I'm In The Mood-John Lee Hooker
10  8  4  8 I Got Loaded-Peppermint Harris
10 RE  7  6 Bloodshot Eyes-Wynonie Harris

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:OCTOBER 27,1951
"Best Selling Retail Rhythm & Blues Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  2 10  1 GLORY OF LOVE-FIVE KEYS
 2  1 22  1 Sixty Minute Man-Dominoes
 3  3 16  2 Chains Of Love-Joe Turner
 4  6  4  4 Fool,Fool,Fool-The Clovers
 5  6  6  5 Smooth Sailing-Ella Fitzgerald
 6  4 21  1 Don't You Know I Love You-The Clovers
 6  5 20  2 I'm Waiting Just For You-Lucky Millinder
 8  9  3  8 I'm In The Mood-John Lee Hooker
 9 10  5  8 I Got Loaded-Peppermint Harris
10  8  2  8 Seven Long Days-Charles Brown

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:NOVEMBER 3,1951
"Best Selling Retail Rhythm & Blues Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  1 11  1 GLORY OF LOVE-FIVE KEYS
 2  3 17  2 Chains Of Love-Joe Turner
 3  2 23  1 Sixty Minute Man-Dominoes
 4  4  5  4 Fool,Fool,Fool-The Clovers
 5  8  4  5 I'm In The Mood-John Lee Hooker
 6  6 21  2 I'm Waiting Just For You-Lucky Millinder
 7  9  6  7 I Got Loaded-Peppermint Harris
 8  5  7  5 Smooth Sailing-Ella Fitzgerald
 9 10  3  8 Seven Long Days-Charles Brown
10  -  1 10 I'm Gonna Dig Myself A Hole-Arthur "Big Boy" Crudup

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:NOVEMBER 10,1951
"Best Selling Retail Rhythm & Blues Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  4  6  1 FOOL,FOOL,FOOL-THE CLOVERS
 2  1 12  1 Glory Of Love-Five Keys
 3  2 18  2 Chains Of Love-Joe Turner
 4  5  5  4 I'm In The Mood-John Lee Hooker
 5  3 24  1 Sixty Minute Man-Dominoes
 6  9  4  6 Seven Long Days-Charles Brown
 7  -  1  7 Flamingo-Earl Bostic
 7  -  1  7 Because Of You-Tab Smith
 9  7  7  7 I Got Loaded-Peppermint Harris
 9  8  8  5 Smooth Sailing-Ella Fitzgerald

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:NOVEMBER 17,1951
"Best Selling Retail Rhythm & Blues Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  1  7  1 FOOL,FOOL,FOOL-THE CLOVERS
 2  4  6  2 I'm In The Mood-John Lee Hooker
 3  2 13  1 Glory Of Love-Five Keys
 4  3 19  2 Chains Of Love-Joe Turner
 4  6  5  4 Seven Long Days-Charles Brown
 6  9  8  6 I Got Loaded-Peppermint Harris
 7  7  2  7 Flamingo-Earl Bostic
 8  5 25  1 Sixty Minute Man-Dominoes
 9  7  2  7 Because Of You-Tab Smith
10  -  1 10 All Over Again-Tommy Edwards

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:NOVEMBER 24,1951
"Best Selling Retail Rhythm & Blues Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  1  8  1 FOOL,FOOL,FOOL-THE CLOVERS
 2  6  9  2 I Got Loaded-Peppermint Harris
 3  2  7  2 I'm In The Mood-John Lee Hooker
 4  4  6  4 Seven Long Days-Charles Brown
 5  4 20  2 Chains Of Love-Joe Turner
 6  3 14  1 Glory Of Love-Five Keys
 7  8 26  1 Sixty Minute Man-Dominoes
 8  -  1  8 I Am With You-Dominoes
 9  7  3  7 Flamingo-Earl Bostic
10  -  1 10 Best Wishes-Roy Milton

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:DECEMBER 1,1951
"Best Selling Retail Rhythm & Blues Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  1  9  1 FOOL,FOOL,FOOL-THE CLOVERS
 2  4  7  2 Seven Long Days-Charles Brown
 3  2 10  2 I Got Loaded-Peppermint Harris
 4  3  8  2 I'm In The Mood-John Lee Hooker
 4  5 21  2 Chains Of Love-Joe Turner
 6 RE  3  6 Because Of You-Tab Smith
 7  6 15  1 Glory Of Love-Five Keys
 8  -  1  8 Cold,Cold Heart-Dinah Washington
 9  7 27  1 Sixty Minute Man-Dominoes
10 10  2 10 Best Wishes-Roy Milton

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:DECEMBER 8,1951
"Best Selling Retail Rhythm & Blues Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  6  4  1 BECAUSE OF YOU-TAB SMITH
 2  4  9  2 I'm In The Mood-John Lee Hooker
 3  1 10  1 Fool,Fool,Fool-The Clovers
 4  -  1  4 Weeping And Crying-Griffen Brothers
 5  2  8  2 Seven Long Days-Charles Brown
 6 10  3  6 Best Wishes-Roy Milton
 7  8  2  7 Cold,Cold Heart-Dinah Washington
 7 RE  4  7 Flamingo-Earl Bostic
 9  4 22  2 Chains Of Love-Joe Turner
10  3 11  2 I Got Loaded-Peppermint Harris
10  9 28  1 Sixty Minute Man-Dominoes
10  -  1 10 How Many More Years-Howlin' Wolf

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:DECEMBER 15,1951
"Best Selling Retail Rhythm & Blues Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  1  5  1 BECAUSE OF YOU-TAB SMITH
 2  2 10  2 I'm In The Mood-John Lee Hooker
 3  7  5  3 Flamingo-Earl Bostic
 4  4  2  4 Weeping And Crying-Griffen Brothers
 5  3 11  1 Fool,Fool,Fool-The Clovers
 6 10 12  2 I Got Loaded-Peppermint Harris
 7  9 23  2 Chains Of Love-Joe Turner
 8 10  2  8 How Many More Years-Howlin' Wolf
 9  5  9  2 Seven Long Days-Charles Brown
 9  7  3  7 Cold,Cold Heart-Dinah Washington
 9 10 29  1 Sixty Minute Man-Dominoes

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:DECEMBER 22,1951
"Best Selling Retail Rhythm & Blues Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  5 12  1 FOOL,FOOL,FOOL-THE CLOVERS
 1  6 13  2 I GOT LOADED-PEPPERMINT HARRIS
 3  1  6  1 Because Of You-Tab Smith
 4  2 11  2 I'm In The Mood-John Lee Hooker
 4  3  6  3 Flamingo-Earl Bostic
 6  7 24  2 Chains Of Love-Joe Turner
 7  9  4  7 Cold,Cold Heart-Dinah Washington
 8  4  3  4 Weeping And Crying-Griffen Brothers
 9  9 30  1 Sixty Minute Man-Dominoes
10  -  1 10 Cry-Johnnie Ray

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:DECEMBER 29,1951
"Best Selling Retail Rhythm & Blues Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  4  7  1 FLAMINGO-EARL BOSTIC
 2  1 14  1 I Got Loaded-Peppermint Harris
 3  8  4  3 Weeping And Crying-Griffen Brothers
 4  1 13  1 Fool,Fool,Fool-The Clovers
 4  7  5  4 Cold,Cold Heart-Dinah Washington
 6  4 12  2 I'm In The Mood-John Lee Hooker
 7  6 25  2 Chains Of Love-Joe Turner
 8 10  2  8 Cry-Johnnie Ray
 9  -  1  9 Rockin' Chair-Fats Domino
10  -  1 10 Pretty Baby-Margie Day & Griffen Brothers
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