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BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S TOP R&B SINGLES FOR 1958 ((National Best Sellers Rhythm & Blues Record Ch PDF Print E-mail
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Aug 06, 2016 at 06:59 PM
BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S TOP R&B SINGLES FOR 1958
((National Best Sellers Rhythm & Blues Record Charts) (Barry Kowal)*



















No. Song-Artist-Peak Month
  1 A LOVER'S QUESTION-CLYDE McPHATTER-DECEMBER  980
  2 IT'S ALL IN THE GAME-TOMMY EDWARDS-September 808 
  3 ROCKIN' ROBIN-BOBBY DAY-September 802 
  4 AT THE HOP-DANNY & THE JUNIORS-January 776 
  5 YAKETY YAK-COASTERS-June 772 
  6 ALL I HAVE TO DO IS DREAM-EVERLY BROTHERS-May 750 
  7 NOBODY BUT YOU-DEE CLARK-December  732 
  8 JUST A DREAM-Jimmy Clanton & The Rockets-August 706
  9 TEQUILA-Champs-March 674 
 10 SMOKE GETS IN YOUR EYES-Platters-December 666                          
 11 Hang Up My Rock And Roll Shoes-Chuck Willis-June 664 
 12 What Am I Living For-Chuck Willis-June 664
 13 Topsy (Part 2)-Cozy Cole-November 654
 14 Looking Back-Nat King Cole-June 654 
 15 Twilight Time-Platters-April 650 
 16 Peggy Sue-Buddy Holly-January 640 
 17 Little Star-Elegants-September 638 
 18 Witch Doctor-David Seville-April 632 
 19 Get A Job-Silhouettes-February 610 
 20 Sweet Little Sixteen-Chuck Berry-March 586 
 21 Patricia-Perez Prado Orchestra-August 574 
 22 Tears On My Pillow-Little Anthony & The Imperials-October 556
 23 Win Your Love For Me-Sam Cooke-September 554 
 24 Do You Want To Dance-Bobby Freeman-June 512 
 25 Poor Little Fool-Ricky Nelson-July 510 
 26 Whole Lotta Loving-Fats Domino-December 506
 27 My True Love-Jack Scott & The Chantones-August 506 
 28 He's Got The Whole World In His Hands-Laurie London-April 480 
 29 Willie And The Hand Jive-Johnny Otis Show-July 468 
 30 Johnny B. Goode-Chuck Berry-May 456 
 31 Short Shorts-Royal Teens-February 456 
 32 Oh Julie-Crescendos-March 452 
 33 For Your Love-Ed Townsend-May 448 
 34 Devoted To You-Everly Brothers-September 440 
 35 Don't Let Go-Roy Hamilton-February 440 
 36 Don't-Elvis Presley-February 440 
 37 Bird Dog-Everly Brothers-September 440 
 38 Book Of Love-Monotones-May 438 
 39 Maybe-Chantels-February 422 
 40 Hold It-Bill Doggett-October 420
 41 Great Balls Of Fire-Jerry Lee Lewis-January 412 
 42 Splish Splash-Bobby Darin-July 402 
 43 I Beg Of You-Elvis Presley-February 398 
 44 I'm Gonna Get My Baby-Jimmy Reed-November    396
 45 I'll Come Running Back To You-Sam Cooke-January 388 
 46 The Stroll-Diamonds-February 386 
 47 Jennie Lee-Jan & Arnie-June 382 
 48 Lollipop-Chordettes-March 348 
 49 Hard Headed Woman-Elvis Presley-July 346 
 50 Talk To Me, Talk To Me-Little Willie John-May 346 
 51 Wear My Ring Around Your Neck-Elvis Presley-May 344 
 52 Key To The Highway-Little Walter-November  338
 53 Secretly-Jimmie Rodgers-June 336 
 54 Don't You Just Know It-Huey (piano) Smith & The Clowns-April 320 
 55 Endless Sleep-Jody Reynolds-July 316 
 56 Big Man-Four Preps-June 308 
 57 Volare-Domenico Modugno-September 306 
 58 It Don't Hurt No More-Nappy Brown-December  296
 59 Good Golly, Miss Molly-Little Richard-March 296 
 60 La Dee Dah-Billy & Lillie-January 294 
 61 26 Miles (Santa Catalina)-Four Preps-March 294 
 62 Rebel Rouser-Duane Eddy-August 286 
 63 Queen Of The Hop-Bobby Darin-December 284
 64 Leroy-Jack Scott & The Chantones-August 278 
 65 Close To You-Muddy Waters-November   274
 66 Don't Ask Me Why-Elvis Presley-July 268 
 67 The Walk-Jimmy Mccracklin-March 258 
 68 Breathless-Jerry Lee Lewis-April 254 
 69 Waitin' In School-Ricky Nelson-February 246 
 70 Stood Up-Ricky Nelson-February 246 
 71 Kisses Sweeter Than Wine-Jimmie Rodgers-January 236 
 72 Dede Dinah-Frankie Avalon-February 228 
 73 Who's Sorry Now-Connie Francis-March 228 
 74 Buzz-buzz-buzz-Hollywood Flames-January 224 
 75 Susie Darlin'-Robin Luke-October 222 
 76 To Be Loved-Jackie Wilson-May 218 
 77 Chantilly Lace-Big Bopper-October 204 
 78 Maybe Baby-Crickets-March 196 
 79 Western Movies-Olympics-September 182 
 80 Over And Over-Bobby Day-September 174 
 81 Please Accept My Love-B.B. King-December   164
 82 When-Kalin Twins-August 162 
 83 To Know Him Is To Love Him-Teddy Bears-December 152
 84 One Summer Night-Danleers-August 148 
 85 For Your Precious Love-Jerry Butler & The Impressions-July 148 
 86 You Cheated-Shields-October 116 
 87 Summertime Blues-Eddie Cochran-September 112 
 88 Fever-Peggy Lee-August 106 
 89 Down The Aisle Of Love-Quin-tones-October 88 
 90 Ten Commandments Of Love-Harvey & The Moonglows-October  86
 91 My Bucket's Got A Hole In It-Ricky Nelson-April 86 
 92 Believe What You Say-Ricky Nelson-April 86 
 93 Make Me A Miracle-Jimmie Rodgers-June 76 
 94 Carol-Chuck Berry-October 74
 95 Little Boy Blue-Bobby (Blue) Bland-October 74
 96 Tequila-Eddie Platt-March 74 
 97 Baby Face-Little Richard-November 72
 98 Yes I Want You-Ivory Joe Hunter-October 72
 99 Born Too Late-Poni-tails-September 72 
100 Rumble-Link Wray & The Ray Men-June 68 
101 My Life-Chuck Willis-October  38
102 It's Only Make Believe-Conway Twitty-October 38 
103 Itchy Twitchy Feeling-Bobby Hendricks-September 38 
104 You Win Again-Jerry Lee Lewis-February 38 
105 Sweet Little Rock And Roller-Chuck Berry-December 36
106 Tear Drops-Lee Andrews & The Hearts-January 36 
107 Ginger Bread-Frankie Avalon-September 34 
108 You Are My Destiny-Paul Anka-February 34 
109 Click-clack-Dicky Doo & The Don'ts-February 34 
110 You Can Make It If You Try-Gene Allison-January 34 

* The last "National Best Sellers Rhythm & Blues Record Chart" was published 
in the October 13,1958 issue of Billboard Magazine.So, the "National Best Sellers 
Rhythm & Blues Record Chart" 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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