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BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S TOP R&B SINGLES FOR 1956 (Most Played By Jockeys Charts) (Barry Kowal) PDF Print E-mail
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Jan 31, 2016 at 10:12 AM
BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S TOP R&B SINGLES FOR 1956
(Most Played By Jockeys Charts) (Barry Kowal)







No. Song-Artist-Peak Month
 1 HONKY TONK (PARTS 1 & 2)-BILL DOGGETT-SEPTEMBER 1296 
  2 BLUEBERRY HILL-FATS DOMINO-November 1192 
  3 I'M IN LOVE AGAIN-FATS DOMINO-May 1176 
  4 FEVER-LITTLE WILLIE JOHN-July 1144 
  5 THE GREAT PRETENDER-PLATTERS-January 1048 
  6 LET THE GOOD TIMES ROLL-SHIRLEY & LEE-September 994 
  7 TUTTI' FRUTTI-LITTLE RICHARD-January 966 
  8 LONG TALL SALLY-Little Richard-April 896 
  9 DON'T BE CRUEL-Elvis Presley-September 852 
 10 IN THE STILL OF THE NIGHT-Five Satins-December 810 
 11 My Prayer-Platters-August 802 
 12 Please,Please,Please-James Brown & The Famous Flames-July 776 
 13 Why Do Fools Fall In Love-Teenagers-March 740 
 14 Rip It Up-Little Richard-August 702 
 15 Seven Days-Clyde Mcphatter-January 666 
 16 Drown In My Own Tears-Ray Charles-March 644 
 17 Hound Dog-Elvis Presley-August 642 
 18 It's Too Late-Chuck Willis-September 634 
 19 Slippin' And Slidin'-Little Richard-May 626 
 20 Treasure Of Love-Clyde Mcphatter-July 584 
 21 My Blue Heaven-Fats Domino-June 570 
 22 (You've Got) The Magic Touch-Platters-May 548 
 23 Ain't That Lovin' You Baby?-Jimmy Reed-March 548 
 24 Corrine Corrina-Joe Turner-May 538 
 25 Ivory Tower-Charms-May 534 
 26 When My Dreamboat Comes Home-Fats Domino-August 506 
 27 Love Me Tender-Elvis Presley-November 502 
 28 I Feel Good-Shirley & Lee-December 498 
 29 Blue Suede Shoes-Carl Perkins-March 496 
 30 Heartbreak Hotel-Elvis Presley-May 488 
 31 Devil Or Angel-Clovers-March 460 
 32 Love, Love, Love-Clovers-July 458 
 33 So Long-Fats Domino-September 454 
 34 Eddie My Love-Teen Queens-March 454 
 35 Bo Weevil-Fats Domino-March 446 
 36 Speedoo-Cadillacs-February 430 
 37 I Want You To Be My Girl-Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers-June 420 
 38 Still-Lavern Baker-November 346 
 39 Oh, What A Night-Dells-November 344 
 40 I Can't Love You Enough-Lavern Baker-October 340 
 41 Brown-eyed Handsome Man-Chuck Berry-November 332 
 42 I Want You, I Need You, I Love You-Elvis Presley-August 324 
 43 Slow Walk-Sil Austin-December 320 
 44 Stranded In The Jungle-Cadets-August 316 
 45 Ready Teddy-Little Richard-July 282 
 46 On My Word Of Honor-B.b. King-December 272 
 47 I Wanna Do More-Ruth Brown-January 266 
 48 Love Me-Elvis Presley-December 244 
 49 The Flying Saucer (Parts 1 & 2)-Buchanan & Goodman-September 240 
 50 Trouble No More-Muddy Waters-March 238 
 51 Need Your Love So Bad-Little Willie John-January 232 
 52 Lonely Avenue-Ray Charles-October 218 
 53 Honey Chile-Fats Domino-December 216 
 54 See Saw-Moonglows-December 206 
 55 Morning, Noon And Night-Joe Turner-January 170 
 56 See You Later,Alligator-Bill Haley & The Comets-February 168 
 57 Roll Over Beethoven-Chuck Berry-June 162 
 58 She's Got It-Little Richard-November 160 
 59 No Money Down-Chuck Berry-March 156 
 60 Letter From My Darling-Little Willie John-August 156 
 61 Witchcraft-Spiders-February 136 
 62 The Abc's Of Love-Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers-October 128 
 63 Don't Blame It On Me-Fats Domino-February 124 
 64 A Casual Look-Six Teens-September 122 
 65 You'll Never Never Know-Platters-November 120 
 66 Tricky-Gus Jenkins-December 120 
 67 Hey, Doll Baby-Clovers-February 120 
 68 Down In Mexico-Coasters-April 118 
 69 The Green Door-Jim Lowe & The High Fives-December 116 
 70 Juanita-Chuck Willis-December 114 
 71 My Happiness Forever-Lavern Baker-March 108 
 72 Chicken And The Hawk-Joe Turner-January 106 
 73 White Christmas-Drifters-January 90 
 74 I'll Be Forever Loving You-El Dorados-February 90 
 75 Please, Listen To Me-Smiley Lewis-June 82 
 76 Confidential-Sonny Knight-December 80 
 77 Sweet Little Angel-B.b. King-November 80 
 78 Lost Dreams-Ernie Freeman-June 78 
 79 One Night-Smiley Lewis-April 78 
 80 Kiss From Your Lips-Flamingos-June 76 
 81 Can't Stand To See You Go-Jimmy Reed-June 76 
 82 Out Of Sight, Out Of Mind-Five Keys-October 76 
 83 One Kiss Leads To Another-Coasters-September 74 
 84 Be-bop-a-lula-Gene Vincent & The Blue Caps-August 74 
 85 Time Will Tell-Bobby Charles-August 74 
 86 I Love You Baby-Jimmy Reed-September 70 
 87 I Know I Was Wrong-Barons-January 68 
 88 Home At Last-Little Willie John-January 50 
 89 Bring It Home To Me-Buddy Johnson-December 44 
 90 We Go Together-Moonglows-June 44 
 91 When You Dance-Turbans-January 42 
 92 The Fool-Sanford Clark-October 42 
 93 Too Much Monkey Business-Chuck Berry-October 40 
 94 Hallelujah, I Love Her So-Ray Charles-July 40 
 95 Pleadin' For Love-Larry Birdsong-July 40 
 96 Anyway You Want Me-Elvis Presley-December 38 
 97 Way You Dog Me Around-Diablos-January 38 
 98 I Don't Go For That-Jimmy Reed-January 38 
 99 Bad Luck-B.b. King-December 36 
100 Heaven On Earth-Platters-September 36 
101 Please, Mr. Disc Jockey-Sensations-May 36 
102 Church Bells May Ring-Willows-May 34 
103 That's Your Mistake-Otis Williams-January 34 
104 Later, Alligator-Bobby Charles-March 34 
105 Gee Whittakers-Five Keys-February 34 
106 I Promise To Remember-Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers-September 34 
107 Love, Love, Love-Diamonds-July 34 
108 Sugar Sweet-Muddy Waters-February 34 

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