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BILLBOARD MAGAZINE (USA) R&B #1 SINGLES:MOST PLAYED BY JOCKEYS/R&B CHARTS PDF Print E-mail
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Aug 21, 2014 at 01:49 PM
BILLBOARD MAGAZINE (USA) R&B #1 SINGLES:MOST PLAYED BY JOCKEYS/R&B CHARTS


                       1955  
No. Date  TW Song-Artist
 1  1/22  2 Hearts Of Stone-Charms
 2  2/5   1 Sincerely-Moonglows
 3  2/12 10 1 of 10 Pledging My Love-Johnny Ace
 4  2/19  1 Earth Angel-Penguins
re  2/26 10 6 of 10 Pledging My Love-Johnny Ace
 5  4/9   4 1 of 4 The Wallflower-Etta James
re  4/16 10 3 of 10 Pledging My Love-Johnny Ace
re  5/7   4 1 of 4 The Wallflower-Etta James
 6  5/14  2 1 of 2 My Babe-Little Walter
re  5/21  4 2 of 4 The Wallflower-Etta James
re  6/4   2 1 of 2 My Babe-Little Walter
 7  6/11 10 8 of 10 Ain't It A Shame-Fats Domino
 8  8/6   1 Fool For You-Ray Charles
re  8/13 10 2 of 10 Ain't It A Shame-Fats Domino
 9  8/27  8 Maybellene-Chuck Berry
10 10/22  5 1 of 5 Only You-Platters
11 10/29  3 All By Myself-Fats Domino
re 11/19  5 4 of 5 Only You-Platters
12 12/17  2 Hands Off-Jay McShann
13 12/31  1 Poor Me-Fats Domino

                       1956  
No. Date  TW Song-Artist
14  1/7  11 Great Pretender-Platters
15  3/24  1 Drown In My Own Tears-Ray Charles
16  3/31  2 Why Do Fools Fall In Love-Frankie Lymon & Teenagers
17  4/14  5 Long Tall Sally-Little Richard
18  5/19  9 I'm In Love Again-Fats Domino
19  7/21  5 Fever-Little Willie John
20  8/25  2 1 of 2 My Prayer-Platters  
21  9/1   3 1 of 3 Let The Good Times Roll-Shirley & Lee
re  9/8   2 1 of 2 My Prayer-Platters  
re  9/15  3 2 of 3 Let The Good Times Roll-Shirley & Lee
22  9/29  5 Honky Tonk-Bill Doggett
23 11/3  11 10 of 11 Blueberry Hill-Fats Domino

                       1957  
No. Date  TW Song-Artist
24  1/12  1 Since I Met You,Baby-Ivory Joe Hunter
re  1/19 11 1 of 11 Blueberry Hill-Fats Domino
25  1/26  7 Blue Monday-Fats Domino
26  3/9   1 Jim Dandy-LaVern Baker & The Gliders
27  3/16  2 Love Is Strange-Mickey & Sylvia
28  3/30  5 I'm Walkin'-Fats Domino
29  4/29  5 1 of 5 School Day-Chuck Berry
30  5/6   2 1 of 2 All Shook Up-Elvis Presley
re  5/13  5 2 of 5 School Day-Chuck Berry
re  5/27  2 1 of 2 All Shook Up-Elvis Presley
re  6/3   5 2 of 5 School Day-Chuck Berry
31  6/17  2 1 of 2 C.C. Rider-Chuck Willis
32  6/24  7 1 of 7 Searchin'-Coasters
re  7/1   2 1 of 2 C.C. Rider-Chuck Willis
re  7/8   7 6 of 7 Searchin'-Coasters
33  7/29  1 Short Fat Fannie-Larry Williams
34  8/19  2 Send For Me-Nat "King" Cole
35  9/2   2 1 of 2 Farther Up The Road-Bobby Bland
36  9/9   1 Whole Lotta Shakin' Going On-Jerry Lee Lewis
37  9/16  1 Long Lonely Nights-Clyde McPhatter
re  9/23  2 1 of 2 Farther Up The Road-Bobby Bland
38  9/30  4 2 of 4 Mr.Lee-Bobbettes
39 10/14  1 Honeycomb-Jimmie Rodgers
re 10/21  4 2 of 4 Mr.Lee-Bobbettes
40 11/4   3 Jailhouse Rock-Elvis Presley
41 11/25  6 You Send Me-Sam Cooke

                       1958  
No. Date  TW Song-Artist
42  1/6   2 Raunchy-Ernie Freeman
43  1/20  1 Raunchy-Bill Justis
44  1/27  1 I'll Come Running Back To You-Sam Cooke
45  2/3   6 Get A Job-Silhouettes
46  3/17  3 Sweet Little Sixteen-Chuck Berry
47  4/7   4 Tequila-Champs
48  5/5   3 Wear My Ring Around Your Neck-Elvis Presley
49  5/26  1 Witch Doctor-David Seville
50  6/2   3 All I Have To Do Is Dream-Everly Brothers
51  6/23  1 What Am I Living For?-Chuck Willis 
52  6/30  6 5 of 6 Yakety Yak-Coasters
53  8/4   2 Splish Splash-Bobby Darin
re  8/18  6 1 of 6 Yakety Yak-Coasters
54  8/25  1 Patricia-Perez Prado
55  9/1   1 When-Kalin Twins
56  9/8   4 Little Star-Elegants
57 10/6   2 Rock-in' Robin-Bobby Day

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