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BILLBOARD MAGAZINE'S (USA) R&B TOP SINGLES 1945 Harlem Hit Parade/Jukebox Plays PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Barry Kowal   
Nov 19, 2016 at 01:55 PM
BILLBOARD MAGAZINE'S (USA) R&B TOP SINGLES 1945
Harlem Hit Parade/Jukebox Plays*



No. Song-Artist-Peak Month
  1 THE HONEYDRIPPER-JOE LIGGINS ORCHESTRA-SEPTEMBER 1706 
  2 CALDONIA BOOGIE-LOUIS JORDAN & THE TYMPANY FIVE-June 1562 
  3 TIPPIN' IN-ERSKINE HAWKINS ORCHESTRA-April 1524 
  4 I WONDER-PVT. CECIL GANT-February 1512 
  5 WHO THREW THE WHISKEY IN THE WELL-LUCKY MILLINDER ORCHESTRA-July 1242 
  6 MOP MOP-LOUIS JORDAN-April 938 
  7 I WONDER-ROOSEVELT SYKES-March 830 
  8 YOU CAN'T GET THAT NO MORE-Louis Jordan & The Tympany Five-March 728 
  9 I'M MAKING BELIEVE-Ink Spots, Ella Fitzgerald-January 694 
 10 SOMEBODY'S GOT TO GO-Cootie Williams-February 692 
 11 I'm Lost-King Cole Trio-January 688 
 12 That's The Stuff You Gotta Watch-Buddy Johnson, Ella Johnson-August 612 
 13 Strange Things Happening Every Day-Sister Rosetta Tharpe-May 600 
 14 The Honeydripper-Jimmie Lunceford Orchestra-November 574 
 15 Caldonia-Erskine Hawkins-June 552 
 16 Somebody Done Changed The Lock On My Door-Louis Jordan & The Tympany Five-July 546 
 17 Beulah's Boogie-Lionel Hampton-December 456 
 18 Rock Me, Mama-Arthur 'big Boy' Crudup-May 438 
 19 Be-baba-luba-Helen Humes-December 432 
 20 I'm Beginning To See The Light-Duke Ellington Orchestra-April 400 
 21 S.k. Blues-Pete Johnson Orchestra, Joe Turner-March 308 
 22 Left A Good Deal In Mobile-Joe Liggins-November 282 
 23 I'm A Shy Guy-King Cole Trio-October 280 
 24 The Honeydripper-Roosevelt Sykes-December 218 
 25 I Wonder-Louis Armstrong-April 212 
 26 I Ain't Got Nothing But The Blues-Duke Ellington-March 160 
 27 Put Another Chair At The Table-Mills Brothers-May 160 
 28 If You Can't Smile And Say Yes-King Cole Trio-May 160 
 29 I Wish-Mills Brothers-June 160 
 30 Rum And Coca-cola-Andrews Sisters-January 156 
 31 Ac-cent-tchu-ate The Positive-Johnny Mercer-February 152 
 32 Red Bank Boogie-Count Basie-March 146 
 33 White Cliffs Of Dover-Louis Prima-January 130 
 34 Blues At Sunrise-Ivory Joe Hunter-December 112 
 35 It's Only A Paper Moon-Ella Fitzgerald-August 106 
 36 I'm Tired-Pvt. Cecil Gant-August 106 
 37 I Wonder-Warren Evans-February 98 
 38 Daddy- Daddy-Savannah Churchill-October 56 
 39 A Cottage For Sale-Billy Eckstine-November 56 
 40 Keep Your Arms Around Me-Arthur 'big Boy' Crudup-December 56 
 41 Last Night-Billy Eckstine-October 56 
 42 Jimmy's Blues-Count Basie Orchestra-September 56 
 43 Things Have Changed-Big Maceo-December 54 
 44 Fifteen Years-Erskine Hawkins-October 54 
 45 Lonesome Lover Blues-Billy Eckstine-October 54 
 46 Who's Been Foolin' You-Arthur 'big Boy' Crudup-May 52 
 47 Lover Man-Billie Holiday-May 52 
 48 Cecil's Boogie-Pvt. Cecil Gant-April 52 
 49 Detroit Blues-Tampa Red-September 52 
 50 Grass Is Getting Greener Every Day-Pvt. Cecil Gant-July 48 
 51 I'll Live True To You-Tab Smith-February 48 
 52 Salty Papa Blues-Dinah Washington-February 46 
 53 Don't Fence Me In-Bing Crosby, Andrews Sisters-January 44 
 54 Don't You Know I Care?-Duke Ellington-January 42 
 55 Robin Hood-Louis Prima-January 42 
* The final "Harlem Hit Parade" chart was published in the February 1,1945
issue of Billboard.The first "Juke Box-Race" chart was published in the
February 8,1945 issue of Billboard.So this chart was compiled by using
the "Harlem Hit Parade" charts until February 1. From February 8 and
onwards the  "Juke Box-Race" charts are used. 
 
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