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BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S TOP R&B SINGLES FOR 1958 (Most Played By Jockeys Charts) (Barry Kowal) PDF Print E-mail
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BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S TOP R&B SINGLES FOR 1958
(Most Played By Jockeys Charts) (Barry Kowal)*







No. Song-Artist-Peak Month
  1 A LOVER'S QUESTION-CLYDE McPHATTER-DECEMBER 980
  2 WHAT AM I LIVING FOR-CHUCK WILLIS-June 908 
  3 ROCKIN' ROBIN-BOBBY DAY-October 776
  4 YAKETY YAK-COASTERS-June 776 
  5 NOBODY BUT YOU-DEE CLARK-December 732 
  6 IT'S ALL IN THE GAME-TOMMY EDWARDS-October 696 
  7 SMOKE GETS IN YOUR EYES-PLATTERS-December  666
  8 SWEET LITTLE SIXTEEN-Chuck Berry-March 636 
  9 RAUNCHY-Ernie Freeman-January 634 
 10 TWILIGHT TIME-Platters-May 630 
 11 Don't Let Go-Roy Hamilton-February 628
 12 Topsy (Part 2)-Cozy Cole-November 612 
 13 Get A Job-Silhouettes-February 604 
 14 Maybe-Chantels-March 590 
 15 Tequila-Champs-April 586 
 16 At The Hop-Danny & The Juniors-January 584
 17 Just A Dream-Jimmy Clanton & The Rockets-September 578 
 18 Looking Back-Nat King Cole-May 566 
 19 All I Have To Do Is Dream-Everly Brothers-June 556 
 20 Wear My Ring Around Your Neck-Elvis Presley-May 550 
 21 Little Star-Elegants-September 518 
 22 Poor Little Fool-Ricky Nelson-July 512 
 23 Whole Lotta Loving-Fats Domino-December 506
 24 Willie And The Hand Jive-Johnny Otis Show-July 494 
 25 Johnny B. Goode-Chuck Berry-June 486 
 26 You Can Make It If You Try-Gene Allison-January 460 
 27 Raunchy-Bill Justis-January 434 
 28 Hold It-Bill Doggett-October 420
 29 I'm Gonna Get My Baby-Jimmy Reed-November    396
 30 The Stroll-Diamonds-February 392 
 31 Splish Splash-Bobby Darin-August 392 
 32 Witch Doctor-David Seville-May 390 
 33 I'll Come Running Back To You-Sam Cooke-January 382 
 34 Peggy Sue-Buddy Holly-January 380 
 35 Do You Want To Dance-Bobby Freeman-May 378 
 36 Bird Dog-Everly Brothers-September 378 
 37 One Summer Night-Danleers-September 376 
 38 Win Your Love For Me-Sam Cooke-October 372 
 39 To Be Loved-Jackie Wilson-July 372 
 40 Book Of Love-Monotones-April 370 
 41 Jennie Lee-Jan & Arnie-June 364 
 42 Tears On My Pillow-Little Anthony & The Imperials-October 362
 43 Short Shorts-Royal Teens-March 360 
 44 Patricia-Perez Prado Orchestra-August 360 
 45 Breathless-Jerry Lee Lewis-March 346 
 46 Don't-Elvis Presley-February 342 
 47 Talk To Me, Talk To Me-Little Willie John-May 340 
 48 Key To The Highway-Little Walter-November  338
 49 Queen Of The Hop-Bobby Darin-December 324
 50 Hard Headed Woman-Elvis Presley-June 324 
 51 For Your Precious Love-Jerry Butler & The Impressions-August 306 
 52 It Don't Hurt No More-Nappy Brown-December  296
 53 Chantilly Lace-Big Bopper-September 294 
 54 My True Love-Jack Scott & The Chantones-September 290 
 55 He's Got The Whole World In His Hands-Laurie London-May 288 
 56 Endless Sleep-Jody Reynolds-July 288 
 57 Tear Drops-Lee Andrews & The Hearts-January 280 
 58 Maybe Baby-Crickets-April 278 
 59 Close To You-Muddy Waters-November   274
 60 For Your Love-Ed Townsend-June 262 
 61 Been So Long-Pastels-April 252 
 62 When-Kalin Twins-September 248
 63 Carol-Chuck Berry-September 238 
 64 Good Golly, Miss Molly-Little Richard-March 238 
 65 Don't You Just Know It-Huey (piano) Smith & The Clowns-May 234 
 66 Come What May-Clyde Mcphatter-July 228 
 67 Dance To The Bop-Gene Vincent & The Blue Caps-January 196 
 68 Lollipop-Chordettes-April 194 
 69 Down The Aisle Of Love-Quin-tones-October 178 
 70 I Beg Of You-Elvis Presley-February 172 
 71 Dede Dinah-Frankie Avalon-February 170 
 72 Please Accept My Love-B.B. King-December   164
 73 So Tough-Original Casuals-March 162 
 74 La Dee Dah-Billy & Lillie-March 158 
 75 Ten Commandments Of Love-Harvey & The Moonglows-October  156
 76 To Know Him Is To Love Him-Teddy Bears-December 152
 77 Little Boy Blue-Bobby Bland-October 152
 78 Rebel Rouser-Duane Eddy-August 152 
 79 Devoted To You-Everly Brothers-September 148 
 80 Believe What You Say-Ricky Nelson-April 138 
 81 Fever-Peggy Lee-September 136 
 82 Hang Up My Rock And Roll Shoes-Chuck Willis-June 132 
 83 Stood Up-Ricky Nelson-February 130 
 84 Chanson D'amour-Art & Dotty Todd-June 122 
 85 Big Man-Four Preps-July 120 
 86 Wishing For Your Love-Voxpoppers-April 118 
 87 Have Faith-Gene Allison-May 114 
 88 Baby Face-Little Richard-September 110
 89 Little Mary-Fats Domino-July 106 
 90 High School Confidential-Jerry Lee Lewis-June 102 
 91 Itchy Twitchy Feeling-Bobby Hendricks-September 98 
 92 You Were Made For Me-Sam Cooke-April 92 
 93 Don't Ask Me Why-Elvis Presley-August 86 
 94 This Little Girl's Gone Rockin'-Ruth Brown-October 84 
 95 Lonely Island-Sam Cooke-April 84 
 96 Oh Julie-Crescendos-February 84 
 97 Click-clack-Dicky Doo & The Don'ts-March 80 
 98 Ginger Bread-Frankie Avalon-September 80 
 99 Tequila-Eddie Platt-April 80 
100 Doncha' Think It's Time-Elvis Presley-May 78 
101 Secretly-Jimmie Rodgers-August 78 
102 No One Knows-Dion & The Belmonts-October 74 
103 Rumble-Link Wray & The Ray Men-June 74 
104 Yes I Want You-Ivory Joe Hunter-October 72
105 You Cheated-Shields-September 72 
106 The Walk-Jimmy Mccracklin-March 48 
107 Early In The Morning-Rinky-dinks-September 46 
108 Susie Darlin'-Robin Luke-October 46 
109 El Rancho Rock-Champs-June 42 
110 Yes, My Darling-Fats Domino-March 42 
111 Fools Like Me-Jerry Lee Lewis-July 40 
112 Born Too Late-Poni-tails-September 40 
113 You-Aquatones-June 40 
114 How The Time Flies-Jerry Wallace-September 40
115 My Life-Chuck Willis-October  38
116 Tell It Like It Is-Little Willie John-September 38 
117 We Belong Together-Robert & Johnny-May 38 
118 Waitin' In School-Ricky Nelson-February 38 
119 Sweet Little Rock And Roller-Chuck Berry-December 36
120 Summertime Blues-Eddie Cochran-October 36 
121 Leaps And Bounds-Bill Doggett-March 36 
122 Yea,Yea-Kendall Sisters-March 36 
123 The Joker (That's What They Call Me)-Billy Myles-January 36 
124 Lazy Mary (Luna Mezzo Mare)-Lou Monte-June 34 
125 I Love You So-Chantels-July 34 
126 You Are My Destiny-Paul Anka-April 34 
127 Do What You Did-Thurston Harris-March 34 
128 You're A Sweetheart-Little Willie John-August 34 
129 Western Movies-Olympics-August 34 
130 (You're So Square) Baby I Don't Care-Elvis Presley-January 34 
131 (It's Been A Long Time) Pretty Baby-Gino & Gina-June 34 
132 Sick And Tired-Fats Domino-May 34

* The last "Most Played By Jockeys R&B" chart was published 
in the October 13,1958 issue of Billboard Magazine. So, the
 "Most Played By Jockeys Charts R&B Charts" from the beginning
 of the year were used in compilation of this list. After
October 13th,1958 the Billboard "HOT R&B" charts are used 
in compilation of this list.

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