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BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S TOP R&B SINGLES FOR 1952 ((National Best Sellers Rhythm & Blues Record Ch PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Barry Kowal   
Jul 10, 2016 at 12:40 PM
BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S TOP R&B SINGLES FOR 1952
((National Best Sellers Rhythm & Blues Record Charts) (Barry Kowal)








No. Song-Artist-Peak Month
  1 LAWDY MISS CLAWDY-LLOYD PRICE-AUGUST 1492 
  2 MY SONG-JOHNNY ACE-September 1212 
  3 HAVE MERCY, BABY-DOMINOES-June 1194 
  4 NIGHT TRAIN-JIMMY FORREST-March 1136 
  5 FLAMINGO-EARL BOSTIC-January 1068 
  6 GOIN' HOME-FATS DOMINO-June 1058 
  7 YOU KNOW I LOVE YOU-B.B. KING-November 994 
  8 THREE O'CLOCK BLUES-B.b. King-February 980 
  9 ONE MINT JULEP-Clovers-May 936 
 10 JUKE-Little Walter-December 890 
 11 Five Long Years-Eddie Boyd-December 842 
 12 5-10-15 Hours-Ruth Brown-May 822 
 13 Cry-Johnnie Ray, Four Lads-January 792 
 14 Mary Jo-Four Blazes-August 788 
 15 Ting A-ling-Clovers-September 760 
 16 No More Doggin'-Roscoe Gordon-April 758 
 17 Booted-Roscoe Gordon-March 706 
 18 Best Wishes-Roy Milton-January 696 
 19 Heavenly Father-Edna Mcgriff-April 632 
 20 Moody Mood For Love-King Pleasure-July 558 
 21 Call Operator 210-Floyd Dixon-August 536 
 22 My Story-Chuck Willis-December 512 
 23 Cold, Cold Heart-Dinah Washington-January 504 
 24 Oooh, Oooh, Oooh-Lloyd Price-November 436 
 25 Wheel Of Fortune-Eddie Wilcox Orchestra-February 414 
 26 Daddy Daddy-Ruth Brown-October 404 
 27 Middle Of The Night-Clovers-May 396 
 28 I'll Drown In My Tears-Sonny Thompson-July 372 
 29 Goodbye, Baby-Little Caesar-November 372 
 30 Hey, Miss Fannie-Clovers-November 332 
 31 Wheel Of Fortune-Dinah Washington-March 268 
 32 My Heart's Desire-Jimmie Lee & Artis-August 266 
 33 Sweet Sixteen-Joe Turner, Van Wallis-May 236 
 34 I Didn't Sleep A Wink Last Night-Arthur Prysock-February 234 
 35 So Tired-Roy Milton-June 232 
 36 That's What You're Doing To To Me-Dominoes-April 228 
 37 Port Of Rico-Illinois Jacquet-November 224 
 38 Rock Me All Night Long-Ravens-November 222 
 39 Restless Heart-Lloyd Price-November 176 
 40 Hard Times-Charles Brown-March 140 
 41 Easy, Easy, Baby-Varetta Dillard-August 134 
 42 Wheel Of Fortune-Cardinals-March 134 
 43 Lovin' Machine-Wynonie Harris-January 134 
 44 New Blowtop Blues-Dinah Washington-April 132 
 45 Beside You-Swallows-August 126 
 46 Trouble In Mind-Dinah Washington-April 104 
 47 Ring-a Ding Doo-Little Esther, Mel Walker-February 92 
 48 The Wind Is Blowing-Jimmy Witherspoon-April 92 
 49 Got You On My Mind-John Greer-March 90 
 50 I'm Gonna Play The Honky Tonks-Marie Adams-July 90 
 51 Baby, Please Don't Go-Orioles-February 88 
 52 Let's Call It A Day-Sonny Thompson-August 86 
 53 Bells Are Ringing-Smiley Lewis-September 84 
 54 Where Are You?-Mellow Moods-February 48 
 55 Mellow Blues (Parts I & Ii)-Sonny Thompson-March 46 
 56 Thinkin' And Drinkin'-Amos Milburn-March 46 
 57 Dust My Broom-Elmore James-April 44 
 58 The Big Question-Percy Mayfield-April 44 
 59 Cry Baby-Percy Mayfield-January 44 
 60 Story From My Heart And Soul-B.b. King-December 44 
 61 Sleep-Earl Bostic-January 44 
 62 How Long?-Fats Domino-December 44 
 63 She Moves Me-Muddy Waters-February 42 
 64 Night And Day-Roy Milton-September 42 
 65 Kiss Me Baby-Ray Charles-March 42 
 66 Be Anything (But Be Mine)-Wini Brown-May 42 
 67 Sunset To Dawn-Johnny Otis Orchestra-January 42 

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