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BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S TOP R&B SINGLES FOR 1953 ((National Best Sellers Rhythm & Blues Record Ch PDF Print E-mail
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May 10, 2016 at 12:52 PM
BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S TOP R&B SINGLES FOR 1953
((National Best Sellers Rhythm & Blues Record Charts) (Barry Kowal)



No. Song-Artist-Peak Month
  1 HONEY HUSH-JOE TURNER-NOVEMBER 1338 
  2 MONEY HONEY-DRIFTERS-November 1286 
  3 SHAKE A HAND-FAYE ADAMS-September 1244 
  4 GOOD LOVIN'-CLOVERS-August 982 
  5 MAMA (HE TREATS YOUR DAUGHTER MEAN)-RUTH BROWN-March 952 
  6 I DON'T KNOW-WILLIE MABON-January 946 
  7 CRYING IN THE CHAPEL-ORIOLES-August 890 
  8 PLEASE LOVE ME-B.b. King-July 850 
  9 HOUND DOG-Willie Mae 'big Mama' Thornton-April 836 
 10 HELP ME SOMEBODY-5 Royales-June 828 
 11 The Clock-Johnny Ace-July 818 
 12 Baby Don't Do It-5 Royales-February 808 
 13 One Scotch, One Bourbon, One Beer-Amos Milburn-October 730 
 14 I Wanna Know-Du Droppers-June 722 
 15 Goin' To The River-Fats Domino-June 710 
 16 Soft-Tiny Bradshaw-January 696 
 17 I Had A Notion-Joe Morris-December 606 
 18 Crawlin'-Clovers-April 604 
 19 Red Top-King Pleasure-May 598 
 20 Too Much Lovin'-5 Royales-September 570 
 21 Please Don't Leave Me-Fats Domino-August 568 
 22 I'm Gone-Shirley & Lee-January 558 
 23 Don't Deceive Me-Chuck Willis-August 556 
 24 Marie-Four Tunes-December 544 
 25 Let Me Go Home Whiskey-Amos Milburn-March 516 
 26 I'm Mad-Willie Mabon-May 516 
 27 Cross My Heart-Johnny Ace-February 508 
 28 Wild, Wild Young Men-Ruth Brown-June 498 
 29 Rags To Riches-Billy Ward & The Dominoes-December 480 
 30 Mercy, Mr. Percy-Varetta Dillard-July 462 
 31 Dream Girl-Jesse & Marvin-February 458 
 32 I Played The Fool-Clovers-January 438 
 33 Sad Hours-Little Walter-January 410 
 34 Tv Is The Thing (This Year)-Dinah Washington-November 380 
 35 Yes, I Know-Linda Hayes-February 358 
 36 Woke Up This Morning-B.b. King-March 334 
 37 The Bells-Billy Ward & The Dominoes-January 330 
 38 These Foolish Things-Billy Ward & The Dominoes-June 324 
 39 Bear Cat-Rufus Thomas-April 302 
 40 Get It-Royals-September 298 
 41 Feelin' Good-Little Junior's Blue Flames-November 290 
 42 Is It A Dream?-Vocaleers-June 262 
 43 I Found Out-Du Droppers-July 262 
 44 Blues With Feeling-Little Walter-November 230 
 45 Drunk-Jimmy Liggins-November 224 
 46 Crazy, Crazy, Crazy-5 Royales-June 182 
 47 Ain't It A Shame-Lloyd Price-February 174 
 48 Third Degree-Eddie Boyd-July 142 
 49 Grabbin' Blues-Big Maybelle-January 132 
 50 I Believe-Elmore James-February 130 
 51 (Daughter) That's Your Red Wagon-Sax Kari & Gloria Irving-April 92 
 52 Baby, I'm Doin' It-Annisteen Allen-March 90 
 53 Please Hurry Home-B.b. King-October 90 
 54 Hey Mrs. Jones-Jimmy Forrest-January 88 
 55 Mad Love-Muddy Waters-November 86 
 56 My Country Man-Big Maybelle-December 86 
 57 My Kind Of Woman-Emitt Slay Trio-March 86 
 58 Goin' To The River-Chuck Willis-May 84 
 59 Fat Daddy-Dinah Washington-November 84 
 60 Baby It's You-Spaniels-September 84 
 61 Way Back Home-Big Maybelle-June 84 
 62 24 Hours-Eddie Boyd-March 84 
 63 I'd Be Satisfied-Dominoes-January 46 
 64 Hittin' On Me-Buddy Johnson-June 44 
 65 Pretend-Nat King Cole-February 42 
 66 Rose Mary-Fats Domino-October 42 
 67 Mean Old World-Little Walter-January 42 

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