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BILLBOARD MAGAZINE'S (USA) R&B TOP SINGLES 1948 Jukebox Plays PDF Print E-mail
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Dec 19, 2014 at 02:45 PM
BILLBOARD MAGAZINE'S (USA) R&B TOP SINGLES 1948
Jukebox Plays







No. Song-Artist-Peak Month
  1 SNATCH IT AND GRAB IT-JULIA LEE & HER BOY FRIENDS-JANUARY 1728 
  2 TOMORROW NIGHT-LONNIE JOHNSON-May 1698 
  3 LONG GONE-SONNY THOMPSON-July 1634 
  4 KING SIZE PAPA-JULIA LEE & HER BOY FRIENDS-March 1524 
  5 I LOVE YOU, YES I DO-BULL MOOSE JACKSON-February 1450 
  6 GOOD ROCKIN' TONIGHT-WYNONIE HARRIS-July 1270 
  7 PRETTY MAMA BLUES-IVORY JOE HUNTER-September 1220 
  8 CORN BREAD-Hal Singer Sextet-October 1148 
  9 MESSIN' AROUND-Memphis Slim-September 882 
 10 FINE BROWN FRAME-Nellie Lutcher-April 860 
 11 It's Too Soon To Know-Orioles-November 830 
 12 Run Joe-Louis Jordan & The Tympany Five-July 828 
 13 All My Love Belongs To You-Bull Moose Jackson-April 828 
 14 My Heart Belongs To You-Arbee Stidham-September 758 
 15 I Can't Go On Without You-Bull Moose Jackson-August 754 
 16 Long About Midnight-Roy Brown-December 708 
 17 Barnyard Boogie-Louis Jordan-March 694 
 18 Am I Asking Too Much?-Dinah Washington-October 650 
 19 A Little Bird Told Me-Paula Watson-December 638 
 20 Write Me A Letter-Ravens-January 614 
 21 Nature Boy-King Cole Trio-June 580 
 22 Late Freight-Sonny Thompson-October 558 
 23 I Want A Bowlegged Woman-Bull Moose Jackson-May 512 
 24 Blues After Hours-Pee Wee Crayton-November 494 
 25 Don't Fall In Love With Me-Ivory Joe Hunter-June 490 
 26 Pleasing You-Lonnie Johnson-November 454 
 27 Send For Me If You Need Me-Ravens-July 442 
 28 I Can't Give You Anything But Love-Rose Murphy-February 392 
 29 Hop, Skip And Jump-Roy Milton-October 378 
 30 Everything I Do Is Wrong-Roy Milton-October 346 
 31 My Fault-Brownie Mcghee-October 330 
 32 Don't Burn The Candle At Both Ends-Louis Jordan & The Tympany Five-September 318 
 33 Reet Petite And Gone-Louis Jordan-May 292 
 34 Recess In Heaven-Dan Grissom-June 282 
 35 Call It Stormy Monday, But Tuesday Is Just As Bad-T-bone Walker-January 278 
 36 35-30-Paul Williams-May 260 
 37 My Happiness-Ella Fitzgerald-August 202 
 38 The Song Is Ended-Nellie Lutcher-February 192 
 39 Elevator Boogie-Mabel Scott-October 190 
 40 Daddy-o-Louis Jordan, Martha Davis-December 186 
 41 Ebony Rhapsody-Rosetta Howard-April 176 
 42 Merry Christmas, Baby-Johnny Moore's Three Blazers-January 172 
 43 Come And Get It, Honey-Nellie Lutcher-June 170 
 44 Those Things Money Can't Buy-King Cole Trio-February 170 
 45 Tear Drop Blues-Jimmy Liggins, Drops Of Joy-August 166 
 46 West Side Baby-Dinah Washington-September 158 
 47 That's What I Like-Julia Lee & Her Boy Friends-May 136 
 48 We're Gonna Rock, We're Gonna Roll-Wild Bill Moore-October 124 
 49 Tell Me Daddy-Julia Lee & Her Boy Friends-August 122 
 50 Cool Water-Nellie Lutcher-August 116 
 51 Lollypop Mama-Wynonie Harris-August 116 
 52 Pettin' & Pokin'-Louis Jordan & The Tympany Five-December 108 
 53 It's Too Soon To Know-Dinah Washington-October 108 
 54 Waxie Maxie-Paul Williams-October 102 
 55 X-temperance Boogie-Camille Howard Trio-May 90 
 56 It's Going To Be A Lonely Christmas-Orioles-December 90 
 57 Milky White Way-Trumpeteers-June 90 
 58 What'll I Do-King Cole Trio-February 88 
 59 Do You Or Don't You Love Me-Nellie Lutcher-January 86 
 60 It's Too Soon To Know-Ella Fitzgerald-October 84 
 61 Roll 'em-Joe Liggins-October 82 
 62 What Did You Do To Me?-Ivory Joe Hunter-October 80 
 63 I Feel Like Going Home-Muddy Waters-September 80 
 64 Midnight Blues-T-bone Walker-August 80 
 65 You Sure Look Good To Me-Big Three Trio-April 78 
 66 Lillette-King Cole Trio-October 76 
 67 Go Long-Dixieaires-December 76 
 68 Out Of The Blue-Hadda Brooks Trio-October 76 
 69 Groovy Movie Blues-Johnny Moore's Three Blazers-June 74 
 70 You Don't Love Me Anymore-Camille Howard Trio-October 70 
 71 London Donnie-Don Byas Quartet-September 68 
 72 Bye Bye Baby Blues-Ravens-October 68 
 73 Gone Again-Lionel Hampton-July 68 
 74 What Have I Done-Hadda Brooks Trio-October 56 
 75 More Than You Know-Johnny Moore's Three Blazers-October 54 
 76 Another Day, Another Dollar-Cecil Gant Trio-October 50 
 77 Ain't Misbehavin'-Dinah Washington-March 50 
 78 Three O'clock Blues-Lowell Fulson-October 50 
 79 Freedom Train Blues-Little Son Jackson-October 48 
 80 The Darktown Strutter's Ball-Joe Liggins, Honeydrippers-October 48 
 81 Sweet Georgia Brown-Joe Liggins, Honeydrippers-July 48 
 82 I'm Waiting For Your Call-T-bone Walker-July 46 
 83 Silent Night-Ravens-December 46 
 84 Keep A Dollar In Your Pocket-Roy Milton-March 46 
 85 Long Tall Mama-Smoky Hoggs-August 44 
 86 Dripper's Blues-Joe Liggins, Honeydrippers-July 44 
 87 How Long Must I Wait For You?-Louis Jordan-March 44 
 88 Cecilia-Rose Murphy-March 42 
 89 Shine-Mills Brothers-April 42 
 90 When I Grow Too Old To Dream-Rose Murphy-February 42 
 91 Time Out For Tears-Savannah Churchill-May 42 
 92 The Best Things In Life Are Free-Ink Spots-March 42 
 93 Temptation-Earl Bostic Orchestra-May 42 
 94 Shuffle Boogie-Joe Lutcher-March 42 
 95 Ol' Man River-Ravens-February 42 
 96 Long Skirt Baby Blues-T-bone Walker-February 42 
 97 Sneaky Pete-Bull Moose Jackson-March 42 
 98 Manana-Mills Brothers-February 42 
 99 Special Delivery-Cecil Gant-October 40 
100 Everything I Have Is Yours-Billy Eckstine-October 40 
101 Jilted Blues-Johnny Moore's Three Blazers-August 40 
102 Little White Lies-Martha Davis-July 40 
103 Cleveland, Ohio Blues-Bull Moose Jackson-November 38 
104 Love Me Tonight-Bull Moose Jackson-December 38 
105 Midnight Special-Tiny Grimes Quintet-November 38 
106 Little Boy-Rev. Kelsey's Congregation-July 36 
107 Manteca-Dizzy Gillespie-October 36 
108 West Side Baby-T-bone Walker-October 36 
109 Lake Charles Boogie-Nellie Lutcher-August 36 
110 The Calloway Boogie-Cab Calloway-September 36 
111 Be On Your Merry Way-Ravens-November 36 
112 Precious Memories-Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Marie Knight-July 36 
113 Pinetop's Boogie Woogie-Louis Jordan-August 34 
114 September Song-Don Byas Quartet-September 34 
115 Sweet And Lovely-Joe Liggins-August 34 
116 Rockin' The Boogie-Joe Lutcher-September 34 
117 We Can't Agree-Louis Jordan & The Tympany Five-September 34 
118 I Want To Cry-Savannah Churchill-July 34 
119 Candy Store Blues-Toni Harper, Beal Sextet-August 32 
120 Resolution Blues-Dinah Washington-June 32 
121 Barbados-Charlie Parker-December 32 
122 The Twister-Paul Williams-August 32 
123 Lonesome Blues-Johnny Moore's Three Blazers-November 32 
124 That's Your Last Boogie-Joe Swift-December 32 
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