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BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S WEEKLY "NATIONAL BEST SELLERS RHYTHM & BLUES RECORDS" CHARTS FROM 1954 PDF Print E-mail
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BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S WEEKLY "NATIONAL BEST SELLERS RHYTHM & BLUES RECORDS" CHARTS FROM 1954



BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:JANUARY 2,1954
"National Best Sellers Rhythm & Blues Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  1  9  1 MONEY HONEY-CLYDE McPHATTER
 2  2 14  2 Honey Hush-Joe Turner
 3  4  5  3 Rags To Riches-Dominoes
 4  5  4  4 I'll Be True-Faye Adams
 5  3  7  3 I Had A Notion-Joe Morris
 6  9  2  6 Something Wrong-Fats Domino
 7 10  5  7 Ain't It A Shame-Lloyd Price
 8  8  5  7 Marie-Four Tunes
 9 RE  5  7 Drunk-Jimmy Liggins
10  6 19  1 Shake A Hand-Faye Adams

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:JANUARY 9,1954
"National Best Sellers Rhythm & Blues Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  1 10  1 MONEY HONEY-CLYDE McPHATTER
 2  2 15  2 Honey Hush-Joe Turner
 3  4  5  3 I'll Be True-Faye Adams
 4  3  6  3 Rags To Riches-Dominoes
 5  5  8  3 I Had A Notion-Joe Morris
 6  -  1  6 You're So Fine-Little Walter
 7  -  1  7 I'm Just Your Fool-Buddy Johnson
 8  8  6  7 Marie-Four Tunes
 9 10 20  1 Shake A Hand-Faye Adams
10  6  3  6 Something Wrong-Fats Domino

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:JANUARY 16,1954
"National Best Sellers Rhythm & Blues Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  1 11  1 MONEY HONEY-CLYDE McPHATTER
 2  2 16  2 Honey Hush-Joe Turner
 3  4  6  3 I'll Be True-Faye Adams
 4  6  2  4 You're So Fine-Little Walter
 5  4  7  3 Rags To Riches-Dominoes
 6  7  2  6 I'm Just Your Fool-Buddy Johnson
 7  8  7  7 Marie-Four Tunes
 8  5  9  3 I Had A Notion-Joe Morris
 9  -  1  9 Things That I Used To Do-Guitar Slim
10 10  4  6 Something Wrong-Fats Domino

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:JANUARY 23,1954
"National Best Sellers Rhythm & Blues Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  1 12  1 MONEY HONEY-CLYDE McPHATTER
 2  3  7  2 I'll Be True-Faye Adams
 3  2 17  2 Honey Hush-Joe Turner
 4  4  3  4 You're So Fine-Little Walter
 5  9  2  5 Things I Used To Do-Guitar Slim
 6  6  3  6 I'm Just Your Fool-Buddy Johnson
 7  5  8  3 Rags To Riches-Dominoes
 8  7  8  7 Marie-Four Tunes
 9  8 10  3 I Had A Notion-Joe Morris
10  -  1 10 Saving My Love For You-Johnny Ace

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:JANUARY 30,1954
"National Best Sellers Rhythm & Blues Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  1 13  1 MONEY HONEY-CLYDE McPHATTER
 2  2  8  2 I'll Be True-Faye Adams
 3  5  3  3 Things That I Used To Do-Guitar Slim
 4  3 18  2 Honey Hush-Joe Turner
 5  4  4  4 You're So Fine-Little Walter
 6 10  2  6 Saving My Love For You-Johnny Ace
 7  9 11  3 I Had A Notion-Joe Morris
 8 RE  5  6 Something Wrong-Fats Domino
 9  8  9  7 Marie-Four Tunes
10  6  4  6 I'm Just Your Fool-Buddy Johnson

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:FEBRUARY 6,1954
"National Best Sellers Rhythm & Blues Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  2  9  1 I'LL BE TRUE-FAYE ADAMS
 2  3  4  2 Things That I Used To Do-Guitar Slim
 3  1 14  1 Money Honey-Clyde McPhatter
 4  6  3  4 Saving My Love For You-Johnny Ace
 5  4 19  2 Honey Hush-Joe Turner
 6  8  6  6 Something Wrong-Fats Domino
 7  5  5  4 You're So Fine-Little Walter
 8  -  1  8 You're Still My Baby-Chuck Willis
 9  -  1  9 TV Mama-Joe Turner
10  9 10  7 Marie-Four Tunes

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:FEBRUARY 13,1954
"National Best Sellers Rhythm & Blues Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  2  5  1 THINGS THAT I USED TO DO-GUITAR SLIM
 2  1 10  1 I'll Be True-Faye Adams
 3  3 15  1 Money Honey-Clyde McPhatter
 4  4  4  4 Saving My Love For You-Johnny Ace
 5  5 20  2 Honey Hush-Joe Turner
 6  8  2  6 You're Still My Baby-Chuck Willis
 7  7  6  4 You're So Fine-Little Walter
 8  6  7  6 Something Wrong-Fats Domino
 9 10  5  6 I'm Just Your Fool-Buddy Johnson
10 10 11  7 Marie-Four Tunes

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:FEBRUARY 20,1954
"National Best Sellers Rhythm & Blues Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  1  6  1 THINGS THAT I USED TO DO-GUITAR SLIM
 2  2 11  1 I'll Be True-Faye Adams
 3  4  5  4 Saving My Love For You-Johnny Ace
 4  3 16  1 Money Honey-Clyde McPhatter
 5  5 21  2 Honey Hush-Joe Turner
 6  6  3  6 You're Still My Baby-Chuck Willis
 7  -  1  7 You'll Never Walk Alone-Roy Hamilton
 8  9  6  6 I'm Just Your Fool-Buddy Johnson
 9  8  8  6 Something Wrong-Fats Domino
 9  -  1  9 I Didn't Want To Do It-Spiders

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:FEBRUARY 27,1954
"National Best Sellers Rhythm & Blues Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  1  7  1 THINGS THAT I USED TO DO-GUITAR SLIM
 2  7  2  2 You'll Never Walk Alone-Roy Hamilton
 3  2 12  1 I'll Be True-Faye Adams
 4  3  6  4 Saving My Love For You-Johnny Ace
 5  4 17  1 Money Honey-Clyde McPhatter
 6  6  4  6 You're Still My Baby-Chuck Willis
 6  9  2  6 I Didn't Want To Do It-Spiders
 8  5 22  2 Honey Hush-Joe Turner
 9  8  7  6 I'm Just Your Fool-Buddy Johnson
10  9  9  6 Something Wrong-Fats Domino

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:MARCH 6,1954
"National Best Sellers Rhythm & Blues Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  1  8  1 THINGS THAT I USED TO DO-GUITAR SLIM
 2  2  3  2 You'll Never Walk Alone-Roy Hamilton
 3  6  3  3 I Didn't Want To Do It-Spiders
 4  6  5  4 You're Still My Baby-Chuck Willis
 5  3 13  1 I'll Be True-Faye Adams
 6  5 18  1 Money Honey-Clyde McPhatter
 7  4  7  4 Saving My Love For You-Johnny Ace
 8 10 10  6 Something Wrong-Fats Domino
 9  8 23  2 Honey Hush-Joe Turner
 9  9  8  6 I'm Just Your Fool-Buddy Johnson

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:MARCH 13,1954
"National Best Sellers Rhythm & Blues Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  1  9  1 THINGS THAT I USED TO DO-GUITAR SLIM
 2  2  4  2 You'll Never Walk Alone-Roy Hamilton
 3  3  4  3 I Didn't Want To Do It-Spiders
 4  4  6  4 You're Still My Baby-Chuck Willis
 5  7  8  4 Saving My Love For You-Johnny Ace
 6  5 14  1 I'll Be True-Faye Adams
 7  6 19  1 Money Honey-Clyde McPhatter
 8  8 11  6 Something Wrong-Fats Domino
 9  -  1  9 Such A Night-Clyde McPhatter
10  9 24  2 Honey Hush-Joe Turner

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:MARCH 20,1954
"National Best Sellers Rhythm & Blues Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  1 10  1 THINGS THAT I USED TO DO-GUITAR SLIM
 2  2  5  2 You'll Never Walk Alone-Roy Hamilton
 3  3  5  3 I Didn't Want To Do It-Spiders
 4  4  7  4 You're Still My Baby-Chuck Willis
 5  5  9  4 Saving My Love For You-Johnny Ace
 6  -  1  6 Lovey Dovey-Clovers
 7  9  2  7 Such A Night-Clyde McPhatter
 8  -  1  8 I'm Your Hootchy Kootchy Man-Muddy Waters
 9  6 15  1 I'll Be True-Faye Adams
10  7 20  1 Money Honey-Clyde McPhatter

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:MARCH 27,1954
"National Best Sellers Rhythm & Blues Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  2  6  1 YOU'LL NEVER WALK ALONE-ROY HAMILTON
 2  1 11  1 Things That I Used To Do-Guitar Slim
 3  3  6  3 I Didn't Want To Do It-Spiders
 4  6  2  4 Lovey Dovey-Clovers
 5  7  3  5 Such A Night-Clyde McPhatter
 6  4  8  4 You're Still My Baby-Chuck Willis
 7  -  1  7 Lucille-Clyde McPhatter
 8  8  2  8 I'm Your Hootchy Kootchy Man-Muddy Waters
 9  -  1  9 Little Mama-Clovers
10  -  1 10 Darling Dear-Counts

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:APRIL 3,1954
"National Best Sellers Rhythm & Blues Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  1  7  1 YOU'LL NEVER WALK ALONE-ROY HAMILTON
 2  2 12  1 Things That I Used To Do-Guitar Slim
 3  4  3  3 Lovey Dovey-Clovers
 4  3  7  3 I Didn't Want To Do It-Spiders
 5  5  4  5 Such A Night-Clyde McPhatter
 6  6  9  4 You're Still My Baby-Chuck Willis
 7  7  2  7 Lucille-Clyde McPhatter
 8  8  3  8 I'm Your Hootchy Kootchy Man-Muddy Waters
 9  9  2  9 Little Mama-Clovers
10  -  1 10 It Should've Been Me-Ray Charles

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:APRIL 10,1954
"National Best Sellers Rhythm & Blues Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  1  8  1 YOU'LL NEVER WALK ALONE-ROY HAMILTON
 2  3  4  2 Lovey Dovey-Clovers
 3  2 13  1 Things That I Used To Do-Guitar Slim
 4  4  8  3 I Didn't Want To Do It-Spiders
 5  5  5  5 Such A Night-Clyde McPhatter
 6  -  1  6 Gee-Crows
 7 10  2  7 It Should've Been Me-Ray Charles
 8  9  3  8 Little Mama-Clovers
 9  -  1  9 Darling Dear-Counts
10  -  1 10 You Done Me Wrong-Fats Domino

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:APRIL 17,1954
"National Best Sellers Rhythm & Blues Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  1  9  1 YOU'LL NEVER WALK ALONE-ROY HAMILTON
 2  2  5  2 Lovey Dovey-Clovers
 3  3 14  1 Things That I Used To Do-Guitar Slim
 4  4  9  3 I Didn't Want To Do It-Spiders
 5  5  6  5 Such A Night-Clyde McPhatter
 6  6  2  6 Gee-Crows
 7  8  4  7 Little Mama-Clovers
 8  7  3  7 It Should've Been Me-Ray Charles
 9  -  1  9 You're The One-Spiders
10 RE  3  7 Lucille-Clyde McPhatter

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:APRIL 24,1954
"National Best Sellers Rhythm & Blues Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  1 10  1 YOU'LL NEVER WALK ALONE-ROY HAMILTON
 2  2  6  2 Lovey Dovey-Clovers
 3  3 15  1 Things That I Used To Do-Guitar Slim
 4  4 10  3 I Didn't Want To Do It-Spiders
 5  7  5  5 Little Mama-Clovers
 6  5  7  5 Such A Night-Clyde McPhatter
 7  -  1  7 Work With Me,Annie-Hank Ballard & The Midnighters
 8  8  4  7 It Should've Been Me-Ray Charles
 9  6  3  6 Gee-Crows
10 RE  4  8 I'm Your Hootchy Kootchy Man-Muddy Waters

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:MAY 1,1954
"National Best Sellers Rhythm & Blues Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  1 11  1 YOU'LL NEVER WALK ALONE-ROY HAMILTON
 2  2  7  2 Lovey Dovey-Clovers
 3  7  2  3 Work With Me,Annie-Hank Ballard & The Midnighters
 4  3 16  1 Things That I Used To Do-Guitar Slim
 5  4 11  3 I Didn't Want To Do It-Spiders
 6  5  6  5 Little Mama-Clovers
 7  6  8  5 Such A Night-Clyde McPhatter
 8  8  5  7 It Should've Been Me-Ray Charles
 9  -  1  9 Goodnite,Sweetheart,Goodnite-Spaniels
10  9  4  6 Gee-Crows

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:MAY 8,1954
"National Best Sellers Rhythm & Blues Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  1 12  1 YOU'LL NEVER WALK ALONE-ROY HAMILTON
 2  2  8  2 Lovey Dovey-Clovers
 3  3  3  3 Work With Me,Annie-Hank Ballard & The Midnighters
 4  6  7  4 Little Mama-Clovers
 5  5 12  3 I Didn't Want To Do It-Spiders
 6  4 17  1 Things That I Used To Do-Guitar Slim
 7  7  9  5 Such A Night-Clyde McPhatter
 7  -  1  7 Shake,Rattle & Roll-Joe Turner
 9 10  5  6 Gee-Crows
10  9  2  9 Goodnite,Sweetheart,Goodnite-Spaniels

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:MAY 15,1954
"National Best Sellers Rhythm & Blues Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  1 13  1 YOU'LL NEVER WALK ALONE-ROY HAMILTON
 2  3  4  2 Work With Me,Annie-Hank Ballard & The Midnighters
 3  2  9  2 Lovey Dovey-Clovers
 4  7  2  4 Shake,Rattle & Roll-Joe Turner
 5  4  8  4 Little Mama-Clovers
 6  6 18  1 Things That I Used To Do-Guitar Slim
 7  5 13  3 I Didn't Want To Do It-Spiders
 8  7 10  5 Such A Night-Clyde McPhatter
 9 RE  6  7 It Should've Been Me-Ray Charles
10 10  3  9 Goodnite,Sweetheart,Goodnite-Spaniels

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:MAY 22,1954
"National Best Sellers Rhythm & Blues Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  2  5  1 WORK WITH ME,ANNIE-HANK BALLARD & THE MIDNIGHTERS
 2  1 14  1 You'll Never Walk Alone-Roy Hamilton
 3  3 10  2 Lovey Dovey-Clovers
 4  4  3  4 Shake,Rattle & Roll-Joe Turner
 5  5  9  4 Little Mama-Clovers
 6  6 19  1 Things That I Used To Do-Guitar Slim
 7 10  4  7 Goodnite,Sweetheart,Goodnite-Spaniels
 8 RE  2  8 You're The One-Spiders
 9  7 14  3 I Didn't Want To Do It-Spiders
10  8 11  5 Such A Night-Clyde McPhatter

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:MAY 29,1954
"National Best Sellers Rhythm & Blues Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  1  6  1 WORK WITH ME,ANNIE-HANK BALLARD & THE MIDNIGHTERS
 2  2 15  1 You'll Never Walk Alone-Roy Hamilton
 3  4  4  3 Shake,Rattle & Roll-Joe Turner
 4  3 11  2 Lovey Dovey-Clovers
 5  5 10  4 Little Mama-Clovers
 6  7  5  6 Goodnite,Sweetheart,Goodnite-Spaniels
 7  6 20  1 Things That I Used To Do-Guitar Slim
 8  8  3  8 You're The One-Spiders
 9  9 15  3 I Didn't Want To Do It-Spiders
10 10 12  5 Such A Night-Clyde McPhatter

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:JUNE 5,1954
"National Best Sellers Rhythm & Blues Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  1  7  1 WORK WITH ME,ANNIE-HANK BALLARD & THE MIDNIGHTERS
 2  3  5  2 Shake,Rattle & Roll-Joe Turner
 3  2 16  1 You'll Never Walk Alone-Roy Hamilton
 4  4 12  2 Lovey Dovey-Clovers
 5  6  6  5 Goodnite,Sweetheart,Goodnite-Spaniels
 6  5 11  4 Little Mama-Clovers
 7  9 16  3 I Didn't Want To Do It-Spiders
 8  -  1  8 Just Make Love To Me-Muddy Waters
 9  -  1  9 I Understand Just How You Feel-Four Tunes
10  7 21  1 Things That I Used To Do-Guitar Slim

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:JUNE 12,1954
"National Best Sellers Rhythm & Blues Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  1  8  1 WORK WITH ME,ANNIE-HANK BALLARD & THE MIDNIGHTERS
 2  2  6  2 Shake,Rattle & Roll-Joe Turner
 3  3 17  1 You'll Never Walk Alone-Roy Hamilton
 4  4 13  2 Lovey Dovey-Clovers
 5  5  7  5 Goodnite,Sweetheart,Goodnite-Spaniels
 6  8  2  6 Just Make Love To Me-Muddy Waters
 7  -  1  7 If I Loved You-Roy Hamilton
 8  6 12  4 Little Mama-Clovers
 9  9  2  9 I Understand Just How You Feel-Four Tunes
10  7 17  3 I Didn't Want To Do It-Spiders

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:JUNE 19,1954
"National Best Sellers Rhythm & Blues Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  1  9  1 WORK WITH ME,ANNIE-HANK BALLARD & THE MIDNIGHTERS
 2  2  7  2 Shake,Rattle & Roll-Joe Turner
 3  -  1  3 Honey Love-Drifters
 4  4 14  2 Lovey Dovey-Clovers
 4  7  2  4 If I Loved You-Roy Hamilton
 6  6  3  6 Just Make Love To Me-Muddy Waters
 7  5  8  5 Goodnite,Sweetheart,Goodnite-Spaniels
 8  3 18  1 You'll Never Walk Alone-Roy Hamilton
 9  8 13  4 Little Mama-Clovers
10  -  1 10 PLease Forgive Me-Johnny Ace

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:JUNE 26,1954
"National Best Sellers Rhythm & Blues Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  1 10  1 WORK WITH ME,ANNIE-HANK BALLARD & THE MIDNIGHTERS
 2  3  2  2 Honey Love-Drifters
 3  2  8  2 Shake,Rattle & Roll-Joe Turner
 4  8 19  1 You'll Never Walk Alone-Roy Hamilton
 5  6  4  5 Just Make Love To Me-Muddy Waters
 6  4  3  4 If I Loved You-Roy Hamilton
 7  4 15  2 Lovey Dovey-Clovers
 8  7  9  5 Goodnite,Sweetheart,Goodnite-Spaniels
 9  9 14  4 Little Mama-Clovers
10 10  2 10 PLease Forgive Me-Johnny Ace

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:JULY 3,1954
"National Best Sellers Rhythm & Blues Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  1 11  1 WORK WITH ME,ANNIE-HANK BALLARD & THE MIDNIGHTERS
 2  2  3  2 Honey Love-Drifters
 3  3  9  2 Shake,Rattle & Roll-Joe Turner
 4  5  5  4 Just Make Love To Me-Muddy Waters
 5  4 20  1 You'll Never Walk Alone-Roy Hamilton
 6  6  4  4 If I Loved You-Roy Hamilton
 7  7 16  2 Lovey Dovey-Clovers
 8  -  1  8 Sh-Boom-Chords
 9  8 10  5 Goodnite,Sweetheart,Goodnite-Spaniels
10  9 15  4 Little Mama-Clovers

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:JULY 10,1954
"National Best Sellers Rhythm & Blues Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  2  4  1 HONEY LOVE-DRIFTERS
 2  1 12  1 Work With Me,Annie-Hank Ballard & The Midnighters
 3  3 10  2 Shake,Rattle & Roll-Joe Turner
 4  8  2  4 Sh-Boom-Chords
 5  4  6  4 Just Make Love To Me-Muddy Waters
 6  6  5  4 If I Loved You-Roy Hamilton
 7  9 11  5 Goodnite,Sweetheart,Goodnite-Spaniels
 8  7 17  2 Lovey Dovey-Clovers
 9  -  1  9 Sexy Ways-Hank Ballard & The Midnighters
10  -  1 10 I Feel So Bad-Chuck Willis

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:JULY 17,1954
"National Best Sellers Rhythm & Blues Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  1  5  1 HONEY LOVE-DRIFTERS
 2  2 13  1 Work With Me,Annie-Hank Ballard & The Midnighters
 3  3 11  2 Shake,Rattle & Roll-Joe Turner
 4  8  3  4 Sh-Boom-Chords
 5  5  7  4 Just Make Love To Me-Muddy Waters
 6  6  6  4 If I Loved You-Roy Hamilton
 7  9  2  7 Sexy Ways-Hank Ballard & The Midnighters
 8 10  2  8 I Feel So Bad-Chuck Willis
 9  7 12  5 Goodnite,Sweetheart,Goodnite-Spaniels
10  8 18  2 Lovey Dovey-Clovers

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:JULY 24,1954
"National Best Sellers Rhythm & Blues Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  1  6  1 HONEY LOVE-DRIFTERS
 2  2 14  1 Work With Me,Annie-Hank Ballard & The Midnighters
 3  4  4  3 Sh-Boom-Chords
 4  3 12  2 Shake,Rattle & Roll-Joe Turner
 5  7  3  5 Sexy Ways-Hank Ballard & The Midnighters
 6  5  8  4 Just Make Love To Me-Muddy Waters
 7  9 13  5 Goodnite,Sweetheart,Goodnite-Spaniels
 8  8  3  8 I Feel So Bad-Chuck Willis
 9  6  7  4 If I Loved You-Roy Hamilton
10 10 19  2 Lovey Dovey-Clovers

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:JULY 31,1954
"National Best Sellers Rhythm & Blues Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  1  7  1 HONEY LOVE-DRIFTERS
 2  2 15  1 Work With Me,Annie-Hank Ballard & The Midnighters
 3  3  5  3 Sh-Boom-Chords
 4  5  4  4 Sexy Ways-Hank Ballard & The Midnighters
 5  4 13  2 Shake,Rattle & Roll-Joe Turner
 6  6  9  4 Just Make Love To Me-Muddy Waters
 7  7 14  5 Goodnite,Sweetheart,Goodnite-Spaniels
 8  -  1  9 I've Got My Eyes On You-Clovers
 9  8  4  8 I Feel So Bad-Chuck Willis
10 10 20  2 Lovey Dovey-Clovers

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:AUGUST 7,1954
"National Best Sellers Rhythm & Blues Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  1  8  1 HONEY LOVE-DRIFTERS
 2  2 16  1 Work With Me,Annie-Hank Ballard & The Midnighters
 3  3  6  3 Sh-Boom-Chords
 4  3  5  4 Sexy Ways-Hank Ballard & The Midnighters
 5  5 14  2 Shake,Rattle & Roll-Joe Turner
 6  6 10  4 Just Make Love To Me-Muddy Waters
 7  -  1  7 What A Dream-Ruth Brown
 8  8  2  8 I've Got My Eyes On You-Clovers
 9  -  1  9 Your Cash Ain't Nothin' But Trash-Clovers
10  7 15  5 Goodnite,Sweetheart,Goodnite-Spaniels
10 10 21  2 Lovey Dovey-Clovers

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:AUGUST 14,1954
"National Best Sellers Rhythm & Blues Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  1  9  1 HONEY LOVE-DRIFTERS
 2  2 17  1 Work With Me,Annie-Hank Ballard & The Midnighters
 3  4  6  3 Sexy Ways-Hank Ballard & The Midnighters
 4  3  7  3 Sh-Boom-Chords
 5  5 15  2 Shake,Rattle & Roll-Joe Turner
 6  7  2  6 What A Dream-Ruth Brown
 7  8  3  7 I've Got My Eyes On You-Clovers
 8  6 11  4 Just Make Love To Me-Muddy Waters
 9  9  2  9 Your Cash Ain't Nothin' But Trash-Clovers
10 10 16  5 Goodnite,Sweetheart,Goodnite-Spaniels

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:AUGUST 21,1954
"National Best Sellers Rhythm & Blues Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  1 10  1 HONEY LOVE-DRIFTERS
 2  2 18  1 Work With Me,Annie-Hank Ballard & The Midnighters
 3  6  3  3 What A Dream-Ruth Brown
 4  3  7  3 Sexy Ways-Hank Ballard & The Midnighters
 5  4  8  3 Sh-Boom-Chords
 6  5 16  2 Shake,Rattle & Roll-Joe Turner
 7  7  4  7 I've Got My Eyes On You-Clovers
 8  8 12  4 Just Make Love To Me-Muddy Waters
 9  9  3  9 Your Cash Ain't Nothin' But Trash-Clovers
10  -  1 10 Don't You Know-Ray Charles
10  -  1 10 Hurts Me To My Heart-Faye Adams

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:AUGUST 28,1954
"National Best Sellers Rhythm & Blues Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  1 11  1 HONEY LOVE-DRIFTERS
 2  3  4  2 What A Dream-Ruth Brown
 3  2 19  1 Work With Me,Annie-Hank Ballard & The Midnighters
 4  4  8  3 Sexy Ways-Hank Ballard & The Midnighters
 5  5  9  3 Sh-Boom-Chords
 6  6 17  2 Shake,Rattle & Roll-Joe Turner
 7  7  5  7 I've Got My Eyes On You-Clovers
 8  8 13  4 Just Make Love To Me-Muddy Waters
 9 10  2  9 Hurts Me To My Heart-Faye Adams
10  9  4  9 Your Cash Ain't Nothin' But Trash-Clovers

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:SEPTEMBER 4,1954
"National Best Sellers Rhythm & Blues Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  2  5  1 WHAT A DREAM-RUTH BROWN
 2  1 12  1 Honey Love-Drifters
 3  4  9  3 Sexy Ways-Hank Ballard & The Midnighters
 4  3 20  1 Work With Me,Annie-Hank Ballard & The Midnighters
 5  5 10  3 Sh-Boom-Chords
 6  9  3  6 Hurts Me To My Heart-Faye Adams
 7  6 18  2 Shake,Rattle & Roll-Joe Turner
 8  -  1  8 Annie Had A Baby-Hank Ballard & The Midnighters
 9 10  5  9 Your Cash Ain't Nothin' But Trash-Clovers
10  7  6  7 I've Got My Eyes On You-Clovers

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:SEPTEMBER 11,1954
"National Best Sellers Rhythm & Blues Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  1  6  1 WHAT A DREAM-RUTH BROWN
 2  8  2  2 Annie Had A Baby-Hank Ballard & The Midnighters
 3  2 13  1 Honey Love-Drifters
 3  3 10  3 Sexy Ways-Hank Ballard & The Midnighters
 5  4 21  1 Work With Me,Annie-Hank Ballard & The Midnighters
 6  6  4  6 Hurts Me To My Heart-Faye Adams
 7  5 11  3 Sh-Boom-Chords
 8  -  1  8 Ebb Tide-Roy Hamilton
 9  7 19  2 Shake,Rattle & Roll-Joe Turner
10  9  6  9 Your Cash Ain't Nothin' But Trash-Clovers

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:SEPTEMBER 18,1954
"National Best Sellers Rhythm & Blues Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  1  7  1 WHAT A DREAM-RUTH BROWN
 2  2  3  2 Annie Had A Baby-Hank Ballard & The Midnighters
 3  6  5  3 Hurts Me To My Heart-Faye Adams
 4  3 14  1 Honey Love-Drifters
 5  5 22  1 Work With Me,Annie-Hank Ballard & The Midnighters
 6  3 11  3 Sexy Ways-Hank Ballard & The Midnighters
 7  8  2  7 Ebb Tide-Roy Hamilton
 8  7 12  3 Sh-Boom-Chords
 9  9 20  2 Shake,Rattle & Roll-Joe Turner
10  -  1 10 Tick Tock-Marvin & Johnny
10 RE  7  7 I've Got My Eyes On You-Clovers

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:SEPTEMBER 25,1954
"National Best Sellers Rhythm & Blues Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  2  4  1 ANNIE HAD A BABY-HANK BALLARD & THE MIDNIGHTERS
 2  1  8  1 What A Dream-Ruth Brown
 3  3  6  3 Hurts Me To My Heart-Faye Adams
 4  4 15  1 Honey Love-Drifters
 5  6 12  3 Sexy Ways-Hank Ballard & The Midnighters
 6  9 21  2 Shake,Rattle & Roll-Joe Turner
 7  5 23  1 Work With Me,Annie-Hank Ballard & The Midnighters
 8  7  3  7 Ebb Tide-Roy Hamilton
 9 10  8  7 I've Got My Eyes On You-Clovers
10 10  2 10 Tick Tock-Marvin & Johnny

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:OCTOBER 2,1954
"National Best Sellers Rhythm & Blues Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  1  5  1 ANNIE HAD A BABY-HANK BALLARD & THE MIDNIGHTERS
 2  2  9  1 What A Dream-Ruth Brown
 3  3  7  3 Hurts Me To My Heart-Faye Adams
 4  4 16  1 Honey Love-Drifters
 5  5 13  3 Sexy Ways-Hank Ballard & The Midnighters
 6  8  4  6 Ebb Tide-Roy Hamilton
 7  6 22  2 Shake,Rattle & Roll-Joe Turner
 8  7 24  1 Work With Me,Annie-Hank Ballard & The Midnighters
 9 10  3  9 Tick Tock-Marvin & Johnny
10  9  9  7 I've Got My Eyes On You-Clovers

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:OCTOBER 9,1954
"National Best Sellers Rhythm & Blues Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  2 10  1 WHAT A DREAM-RUTH BROWN
 2  4 17  1 Honey Love-Drifters
 3  1  6  1 Annie Had A Baby-Hank Ballard & The Midnighters
 4  3  8  3 Hurts Me To My Heart-Faye Adams
 5  5 14  5 Sexy Ways-Hank Ballard & The Midnighters
 6  8 25  1 Work With Me,Annie-Hank Ballard & The Midnighters
 7 RE 13  3 Sh-Boom-Chords
 8  7 23  2 Shake,Rattle & Roll-Joe Turner
 9  -  1  9 You Better Watch Yourself-Little Walter
10 RE  7  9 Your Cash Ain't Nothin' But Trash-Clovers

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:OCTOBER 16,1954
"National Best Sellers Rhythm & Blues Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  4  9  1 HURTS ME TO MY HEART-FAYE ADAMS
 2  1 11  1 What A Dream-Ruth Brown
 3 13  7  1 Annie Had A Baby-Hank Ballard & The Midnighters
 4  2 18  1 Honey Love-Drifters
 5  6  5  5 Ebb Tide-Roy Hamilton
 6  8 24  2 Shake,Rattle & Roll-Joe Turner
 7  -  1  7 I Don't Hurt Anymore-Dinah Washington
 8  -  1  8 Oop Shop-Shirley Gunter & The Teens
 9  6 26  1 Work With Me,Annie-Hank Ballard & The Midnighters
 9  5 15  5 Sexy Ways-Hank Ballard & The Midnighters

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:OCTOBER 23,1954
"National Best Sellers Rhythm & Blues Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  1 10  1 HURTS ME TO MY HEART-FAYE ADAMS
 2  2 12  1 What A Dream-Ruth Brown
 3  3  8  1 Annie Had A Baby-Hank Ballard & The Midnighters
 4  7  2  4 I Don't Hurt Anymore-Dinah Washington
 5  4 19  1 Honey Love-Drifters
 6  5  6  5 Ebb Tide-Roy Hamilton
 7  6 25  2 Shake,Rattle & Roll-Joe Turner
 8  9 16  5 Sexy Ways-Hank Ballard & The Midnighters
 9  -  1  9 Dream-Dinah Washington
10 RE  2  9 You Better Watch Yourself-Little Walter

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:OCTOBER 30,1954
"National Best Sellers Rhythm & Blues Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  1 11  1 HURTS ME TO MY HEART-FAYE ADAMS
 2  2 13  1 What A Dream-Ruth Brown
 3  3  9  1 Annie Had A Baby-Hank Ballard & The Midnighters
 4  4  3  4 I Don't Hurt Anymore-Dinah Washington
 5  7 26  2 Shake,Rattle & Roll-Joe Turner
 6  6  7  5 Ebb Tide-Roy Hamilton
 7  5 20  1 Honey Love-Drifters
 8  -  1  8 Hearts Of Stone-Charms
 9  -  1  9 Mambo Baby-Ruth Brown
10  8 17  5 Sexy Ways-Hank Ballard & The Midnighters

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:NOVEMBER 6,1954
"National Best Sellers Rhythm & Blues Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  1 12  1 HURTS ME TO MY HEART-FAYE ADAMS
 2  2 14  1 What A Dream-Ruth Brown
 3  3 10  1 Annie Had A Baby-Hank Ballard & The Midnighters
 4  9  2  4 Mambo Baby-Ruth Brown
 5  4  4  4 I Don't Hurt Anymore-Dinah Washington
 6  8  2  6 Hearts Of Stone-Charms
 7  5 27  2 Shake,Rattle & Roll-Joe Turner
 7  -  1  7 I'm Ready-Muddy Waters
 9  -  1  9 You Upset Me Baby-B.B. King
10  6  8  5 Ebb Tide-Roy Hamilton

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:NOVEMBER 13,1954
"National Best Sellers Rhythm & Blues Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  1 13  1 HURTS ME TO MY HEART-FAYE ADAMS
 2  4  3  2 Mambo Baby-Ruth Brown
 3  2 15  1 What A Dream-Ruth Brown
 4  3 11  1 Annie Had A Baby-Hank Ballard & The Midnighters
 5  5  5  4 I Don't Hurt Anymore-Dinah Washington
 6  6  3  6 Hearts Of Stone-Charms
 7  7  2  7 I'm Ready-Muddy Waters
 8  9  2  8 You Upset Me Baby-B.B. King
 9  -  1  9 Whole Lotta Love-B.B. King
10  -  1 10 Bip Bam-Drifters

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:NOVEMBER 20,1954
"National Best Sellers Rhythm & Blues Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  2  4  1 MAMBO BABY-RUTH BROWN
 2  6  4  2 Hearts Of Stone-Charms
 3  1 14  1 Hurts Me To My Heart-Faye Adams
 4  5  6  4 I Don't Hurt Anymore-Dinah Washington
 5  4 12  1 Annie Had A Baby-Hank Ballard & The Midnighters
 6  7  3  6 I'm Ready-Muddy Waters
 7  8  3  7 You Upset Me Baby-B.B. King
 8  9  2  8 Whole Lotta Love-B.B. King
 9  3 16  1 What A Dream-Ruth Brown
10 10  2 10 Bip Bam-Drifters

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:NOVEMBER 27,1954
"National Best Sellers Rhythm & Blues Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  2  5  1 HEARTS OF STONE-CHARMS
 2  1  5  1 Mambo Baby-Ruth Brown
 3  4  7  3 I Don't Hurt Anymore-Dinah Washington
 3  7  4  4 You Upset Me Baby-B.B. King
 5  3 15  1 Hurts Me To My Heart-Faye Adams
 6  6  4  6 I'm Ready-Muddy Waters
 7 10  3  7 Bip Bam-Drifters
 8  5 13  1 Annie Had A Baby-Hank Ballard & The Midnighters
 9  8  3  8 Whole Lotta Love-B.B. King
10 RE  2  9 Dream-Dinah Washington

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:DECEMBER 4,1954
"National Best Sellers Rhythm & Blues Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  1  6  1 HEARTS OF STONE-CHARMS
 2  2  6  1 Mambo Baby-Ruth Brown
 3  3  5  3 You Upset Me Baby-B.B. King
 4  3  8  3 I Don't Hurt Anymore-Dinah Washington
 5  6  5  5 I'm Ready-Muddy Waters
 6  5 16  1 Hurts Me To My Heart-Faye Adams
 7  -  1  7 Reconsider Baby-Lowell Fulson
 8  7  4  7 Bip Bam-Drifters
 9  -  1  9 Sincerely-Moonglows
10  8 14  1 Annie Had A Baby-Hank Ballard & The Midnighters

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:DECEMBER 11,1954
"National Best Sellers Rhythm & Blues Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  1  7  1 HEARTS OF STONE-CHARMS
 2  3  6  2 You Upset Me Baby-B.B. King
 3  2  7  1 Mambo Baby-Ruth Brown
 4  7  2  4 Reconsider Baby-Lowell Fulson
 5  9  2  5 Sincerely-Moonglows
 6  6 17  1 Hurts Me To My Heart-Faye Adams
 7  5  6  5 I'm Ready-Muddy Waters
 7  4  9  3 I Don't Hurt Anymore-Dinah Washington
 9  -  1  9 Poison Ivy-Willie Mabon
10  -  1 10 Hurt-Roy Hamilton
10  -  1 10 Annie's Aunt Fanny-Hank Ballard & The Midnighters
10  8  5  7 Bip Bam-Drifters

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:DECEMBER 18,1954
"National Best Sellers Rhythm & Blues Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  1  8  1 HEARTS OF STONE-CHARMS
 2  2  7  2 You Upset Me Baby-B.B. King
 3  4  3  3 Reconsider Baby-Lowell Fulson
 4  3  8  1 Mambo Baby-Ruth Brown
 5  5  3  5 Sincerely-Moonglows
 6  -  1  6 Earth Angel-Penguins
 7  -  1  7 Teach Me Tonight-Dinah Washington
 8  9  2  8 Poison Ivy-Willie Mabon
 9  -  1  9 White Christmas-Drifters
10  6 18  1 Hurts Me To My Heart-Faye Adams

BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF:DECEMBER 25,1954
"National Best Sellers Rhythm & Blues Records" 
TW LW Wks HP Song-Artist
 1  1  9  1 HEARTS OF STONE-CHARMS
 2  6  2  2 Earth Angel-Penguins
 3  2  8  2 You Upset Me Baby-B.B. King
 4  7  2  4 Teach Me Tonight-Dinah Washington
 5  5  4  5 Sincerely-Moonglows
 6  3  4  3 Reconsider Baby-Lowell Fulson
 6  9  2  6 White Christmas-Drifters
 8  4  9  1 Mambo Baby-Ruth Brown
 9 RE  2  9 Hurt-Roy Hamilton
10  8  3  8 Poison Ivy-Willie Mabon
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