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BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S TOP R&B SINGLES FOR 1957 (Most Played Juke Box Rhythm & Blues Plays/Natio PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Barry Kowal   
Jul 08, 2016 at 07:24 PM
BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S TOP R&B SINGLES FOR 1957
(Most Played Juke Box Rhythm & Blues Plays/National
Best Sellers Rhythm & Blues Record Charts)*
(Barry Kowal)









No. Song-Artist-Peak Month
  1 SEARCHIN'-COASTERS-JULY 1206 
  2 YYOUNG BLOOD-COASTERS-July 1134 
  3 BLUE MONDAY-FATS DOMINO-January 968 
  4 SINCE I MET YOU BABY-IVORY JOE HUNTER-January 920 
  5 C. C. RIDER-CHUCK WILLIS-May 896 
  6 YOU SEND ME-SAM COOKE-November 894 
  7 JAILHOUSE ROCK-ELVIS PRESLEY-October 826 
  8 SEND FOR ME-Nat King Cole-July 808 
  9 SHORT FAT FANNIE-Larry Williams-July 804 
 10 LOVE IS STRANGE-Mickey & Sylvia-February 794 
 11 Come Go With Me-Dell-Vikings-April 776 
 12 I'm Walkin'-Fats Domino-March 756 
 13 Lucille-Little Richard-April 726 
 14 Jim Dandy-Lavern Baker & The Gliders-January 706 
 15 School Day-Chuck Berry-May 646 
 16 Wake Up Little Susie-Everly Brothers-October 642 
 17 All Shook Up-Elvis Presley-May 610 
 18 Little Darlin'-Diamonds-May 592 
 19 Jenny,Jenny-Little Richard-June 592 
 20 Honeycomb-Jimmie Rodgers-October 588 
 21 (Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear-Elvis Presley-September 588 
 22 Diana-Paul Anka-September 568 
 23 Silhouettes-Rays-November 564 
 24 Send Me Some Lovin'-Little Richard-April 562 
 25 Raunchy-Ernie Freeman-December 536 
 26 Valley Of Tears-Fats Domino-June 524 
 27 Happy,Happy Birthday Baby-Tune Weavers-October 516 
 28 Raunchy-Bill Justis-December 510 
 29 That'll Be The Day-Crickets-September 478 
 30 Whole Lotta Shakin' Going On-Jerry Lee Lewis-September 476 
 31 Mr.Lee-Bobbettes-September 468 
 32 Farther Up The Road-Bobby Bland-August 456 
 33 Star Dust-Billy Ward & The Dominoes-August 454 
 34 So Rare-Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra-June 450 
 35 Loving You-Elvis Presley-September 436 
 36 Bye Bye Love-Everly Brothers-August 434
 37 Little Bitty Pretty One-Thurston Harris-November 418 
 38 Miss Ann-Little Richard-July 414 
 39 Over The Mountain, Across The Sea-Johnnie & Joe-June 406 
 40 Party Doll-Buddy Knox & The Rhythm Orchids-March 404 
 41 Rock And Roll Music-Chuck Berry-November 398 
 42 Empty Arms-Ivory Joe Hunter-April 370 
 43 My Special Angel-Bobby Helms-November 368 
 44 Keep A Knockin'-Little Richard-October 364 
 45 Be-bop Baby-Ricky Nelson-November 362 
 46 Just Because-Lloyd Price-April 354 
 47 Whispering Bells-Dell-vikings-September 348 
 48 Bony Moronie-Larry Williams-November 312 
 49 Honest I Do-Jimmy Reed-October 310 
 50 To The Aisle-Five Satins-August 298 
 51 Long Lonely Nights-Clyde Mcphatter-August 290 
 52 Without Love (There Is Nothing)-Clyde Mcphatter-January 288 
 53 What's The Reason I'm Not Pleasing You-Fats Domino-January 280 
 54 On My Word Of Honor-Platters-January 270 
 55 Treat Me Nice-Elvis Presley-November 250 
 56 Rocking Pneumonia And The Boogie Woogie Flu-Huey (piano) Smith & The Clowns-September 242 
 57 Think-5 Royales-September 234 
 58 I'm Sorry-Platters-May 232 
 59 He's Mine-Platters-May 232 
 60 Just To Hold My Hand-Clyde Mcphatter-June 216 
 61 Young Love-Sonny James-March 212 
 62 It's You I Love-Fats Domino-June 210 
 63 United-Otis Williams & The Charms-July 198 
 64 Tricky-Gus Jenkins-February 192 
 65 Bad Boy-Jive Bombers-March 182 
 66 Lucky Lips-Ruth Brown-March 180 
 67 Lotta Lovin'-Gene Vincent & The Blue Caps-September 172 
 68 Love Letters In The Sand-Pat Boone-August 146 
 69 Too Much-Elvis Presley-March 134 
 70 Honey, Where You Going?-Jimmy Reed-April 132 
 71 There Oughta Be A Law-Mickey & Sylvia-May 132 
 72 You Got Me Dizzy-Jimmy Reed-February 128 
 73 Rainbow-Russ Hamilton-September 120 
 74 Miss You So-Lillian Offitt-July 112 
 75 Love's A Hurting Game-Ivory Joe Hunter-June 92 
 76 Singing The Blues-Guy Mitchell-January 92 
 77 One In A Million-Platters-March 90 
 78 Little Rain-Jimmy Reed-April 90 
 79 Ain't That Love-Ray Charles-March 88 
 80 Chances Are-Johnny Mathis-December 74 
 81 Please Send Me Someone To Love-Moonglows-July 72 
 82 The Sun Is Shining-Jimmy Reed-July 72 
 83 Everyone's Laughing-Spaniels-July 70 
 84 My Personal Possession-Nat King Cole-July 56 
 85 Daddy Cool-Rays-November 54 
 86 High School Dance-Larry Williams-September 52 
 87 The Girl Can't Help It-Little Richard-February 48 
 88 Young Love-Tab Hunter-February 46 
 89 It Hurts To Be In Love-Annie Laurie-April 44 
 90 The Banana Boat Song-Harry Belafonte-February 44 
 91 Fools Fall In Love-Drifters-March 42 
 92 Don't Forbid Me-Pat Boone-March 42 
 93 Next Time You See Me-Little Junior Parker-April 42 
 94 Swanee River Rock-Ray Charles-November 34 
 95 Hula Love-Buddy Knox & The Rhythm Orchids-October 34 
 96 Wait And See-Fats Domino-November 34 

*In the June 17,1957 issue of Billboard Magazine you 
can find the final "Most Played Juke Box Rhythm & Blues 
Plays" chart.So,in compiling this list from the beginning
of the year until June 17 charts from "Most Played Juke 
Box Rhythm & Blues Plays" charts are used in compilation 
of this chart.After June 17 until the end of the year the
"National Best Sellers Rhythm & Blues Record" charts are
used in compiling this list.
 
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