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CASH BOX (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B WEEKLY SINGLE CHARTS FROM 1953
 

CASH BOX (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF: March 7,1953
National R&B Charts
TW LW Wks Song-Artist
 1  -  1 (MAMA) HE TREATS YOUR DAUGHTER MEAN-RUTH BROWN 
 2  -  1 BABY DON'T DO IT-'5' Royales with Charlie Ferguson & Orchestra 
 3  -  1 YES! I KNOW (What You're Putting Down)-Linda Hayes with Red Callender Sextette 
 4  -  1 I DON'T KNOW-Willie Mabon & Combo 
 5  -  1 CROSS MY HEART-Johnny Ace with Beale Streeters 
 6  -  1 SOFT-Tiny Bradshaw 
 7  -  1 LET ME GO HOME, WHISKEY-Amos Milburn & Aladdin Chickenshackers 
 8  -  1 DREAM GIRL-Jesse & Marvin 
 9  -  1 BABY I'M DOIN' IT-Annisteen Allen 
10  -  1 NOBODY LOVES ME-Fats Domino 
 
CASH BOX (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF: March 14,1953
National R&B Charts
TW LW Wks Song-Artist
 1  2  2 BABY DON'T DO IT-'5' ROYALES WITH CHARLIE FERGUSON & ORCHESTRA 
 2  1  2 (Mama) HE TREATS YOUR DAUGHTER MEAN-Ruth Brown 
 3  3  2 YES! I KNOW (What You're Putting Down)-Linda Hayes with Red Callender Sextette 
 4  4  2 I DON'T KNOW-Willie Mabon & Combo 
 5  6  2 SOFT-Tiny Bradshaw 
 6  5  2 CROSS MY HEART-Johnny Ace with Beale Streeters 
 7  8  2 DREAM GIRL-Jesse & Marvin 
 8  7  2 LET ME GO HOME, WHISKEY-Amos Milburn & Aladdin Chickenshackers 
 9  -  1 CRAWLIN'-Clovers 
10  9  2 BABY I'M DOIN' IT-Annisteen Allen 
 
CASH BOX (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF: March 21,1953
National R&B Charts
TW LW Wks Song-Artist
 1  2  3 (MAMA) HE TREATS YOUR DAUGHTER MEAN-RUTH BROWN 
2 1 3 BABY DON'T DO IT-'5' Royales with Charlie Ferguson & Orchestra 3 8 3 LET ME GO HOME, WHISKEY-Amos Milburn & Aladdin Chickenshackers 4 4 3 I DON'T KNOW-Willie Mabon & Combo 5 7 3 DREAM GIRL-Jesse & Marvin 6 3 3 YES! I KNOW (What You're Putting Down)-Linda Hayes with Red Callender Sextette 7 5 3 SOFT-Tiny Bradshaw 8 9 2 CRAWLIN'-Clovers 9 - 1 HOUND DOG-Willie Mae 'Big Mama' Thornton with Kansas City Bill & Orchestra 10 10 3 BABY I'M DOIN' IT-Annisteen Allen CASH BOX (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF: March 28,1953 National R&B Charts TW LW Wks Song-Artist 1 1 4 (MAMA) HE TREATS YOUR DAUGHTER MEAN-RUTH BROWN
2 3 4 LET ME GO HOME, WHISKEY-Amos Milburn & Aladdin Chickenshackers 3 2 4 BABY DON'T DO IT-'5' Royales with Charlie Ferguson & Orchestra 4 9 2 HOUND DOG-Willie Mae 'Big Mama' Thornton with Kansas City Bill & Orchestra 5 8 3 CRAWLIN'-Clovers 6 - 1 24 HOURS-Eddie Boyd 7 10 4 BABY I'M DOIN' IT-Annisteen Allen 8 - 1 WOKE UP THIS MORNING (My Baby She Was Gone)-B.B. King & Orchestra 9 7 4 SOFT-Tiny Bradshaw 10 - 3 CROSS MY HEART-Johnny Ace with Beale Streeters CASH BOX (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF: April 4,1953 National R&B Charts TW LW Wks Song-Artist 1 1 5 (MAMA) HE TREATS YOUR DAUGHTER MEAN-RUTH BROWN 
2 4 3 HOUND DOG-Willie Mae 'Big Mama' Thornton with Kansas City Bill & Orchestra 3 3 5 BABY DON'T DO IT-'5' Royales with Charlie Ferguson & Orchestra 4 2 5 LET ME GO HOME, WHISKEY-Amos Milburn & Aladdin Chickenshackers 5 9 5 SOFT-Tiny Bradshaw 6 8 2 WOKE UP THIS MORNING (My Baby She Was Gone)-B.B. King & Orchestra 7 6 2 24 HOURS-Eddie Boyd 8 - 4 DREAM GIRL-Jesse & Marvin 9 5 4 CRAWLIN'-Clovers 10 - 1 WHOOPIN' AND HOLLERIN'-Earl Forest with Beale Streeters CASH BOX (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF: April 11,1953 National R&B Charts TW LW Wks Song-Artist 1 2 4 HOUND DOG-WILLIE MAE 'BIG MAMA' THORNTON WITH KANSAS CITY BILL & ORCHESTRA 2 1 6 (Mama) HE TREATS YOUR DAUGHTER MEAN-Ruth Brown 3 4 6 LET ME GO HOME, WHISKEY-Amos Milburn & Aladdin Chickenshackers 4 9 5 CRAWLIN'-Clovers 5 3 6 BABY DON'T DO IT-'5' Royales with Charlie Ferguson & Orchestra 6 - 1 DAUGHTER (That's Your Red Wagon)-Swinging Sax Kari & Orchestra 7 - 1 RED TOP-King Pleasure with Betty Carter & Charlie Ferguson Band 8 - 1 BEAR CAT-Rufus Hound Dog Thomas, Jr. 9 6 3 WOKE UP THIS MORNING (My Baby She Was Gone)-B.B. King & Orchestra 10 - 1 SHIRLEY, COME BACK TO ME-Shirley & Lee CASH BOX (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF: April 18,1953 National R&B Charts TW LW Wks Song-Artist 1 1 5 HOUND DOG-WILLIE MAE 'BIG MAMA' THORNTON WITH KANSAS CITY BILL & ORCHESTRA 
2 2 7 (Mama) HE TREATS YOUR DAUGHTER MEAN-Ruth Brown 3 4 6 CRAWLIN'-Clovers 4 7 2 RED TOP-King Pleasure with Betty Carter & Charlie Ferguson Band 5 3 7 LET ME GO HOME, WHISKEY-Amos Milburn & Aladdin Chickenshackers 6 8 2 BEAR CAT-Rufus Hound Dog Thomas, Jr. 7 6 2 DAUGHTER (That's Your Red Wagon)-Swinging Sax Kari & Orchestra 8 - 1 GOING TO THE RIVER-Fats Domino 9 5 7 BABY DON'T DO IT-'5' Royales with Charlie Ferguson & Orchestra 10 - 6 SOFT-Tiny Bradshaw CASH BOX (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF: April 25,1953 National R&B Charts TW LW Wks Song-Artist 1 1 6 HOUND DOG-WILLIE MAE 'BIG MAMA' THORNTON WITH KANSAS CITY BILL & ORCHESTRA 
2 2 8 (Mama) HE TREATS YOUR DAUGHTER MEAN-Ruth Brown 3 3 7 CRAWLIN'-Clovers 4 4 3 RED TOP-King Pleasure with Betty Carter & Charlie Ferguson Band 5 6 3 BEAR CAT-Rufus Hound Dog Thomas, Jr. 6 5 8 LET ME GO HOME, WHISKEY-Amos Milburn & Aladdin Chickenshackers 7 - 1 I'M MAD-Willie Mabon & Combo 8 8 2 GOING TO THE RIVER-Fats Domino 9 - 1 HITTIN' ON ME-Buddy Johnson & Orchestra 10 7 3 DAUGHTER (That's Your Red Wagon)-Swinging Sax Kari & Orchestra CASH BOX (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF: May 2,1953 National R&B Charts TW LW Wks Song-Artist 1 1 7 HOUND DOG-WILLIE MAE 'BIG MAMA' THORNTON WITH KANSAS CITY BILL & ORCHESTRA 
2 2 9 (Mama) HE TREATS YOUR DAUGHTER MEAN-Ruth Brown 3 4 4 RED TOP-King Pleasure with Betty Carter & Charlie Ferguson Band 4 7 2 I'M MAD-Willie Mabon & Combo 5 5 4 BEAR CAT-Rufus Hound Dog Thomas, Jr. 6 3 8 CRAWLIN'-Clovers 7 6 9 LET ME GO HOME, WHISKEY-Amos Milburn & Aladdin Chickenshackers 8 8 3 GOING TO THE RIVER-Fats Domino 9 9 2 HITTIN' ON ME-Buddy Johnson & Orchestra 10 10 4 DAUGHTER (That's Your Red Wagon)-Swinging Sax Kari & Orchestra CASH BOX (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF: May 9,1953 National R&B Charts TW LW Wks Song-Artist 1 1 8 HOUND DOG-WILLIE MAE 'BIG MAMA' THORNTON WITH KANSAS CITY BILL & ORCHESTRA 
2 3 5 RED TOP-King Pleasure with Betty Carter & Charlie Ferguson Band 3 4 3 I'M MAD-Willie Mabon & Combo 4 2 10 (Mama) HE TREATS YOUR DAUGHTER MEAN-Ruth Brown 5 8 4 GOING TO THE RIVER-Fats Domino 6 5 5 BEAR CAT-Rufus Hound Dog Thomas, Jr. 7 6 9 CRAWLIN'-Clovers 8 9 3 HITTIN' ON ME-Buddy Johnson & Orchestra 9 - 1 HELP ME SOMEBODY-'5' Royales with Charlie (Little Jazz) Ferguson & Orchestra 10 - 1 I WANNA KNOW-Dolly Cooper with Hal Singer's Orchestra 10 - 1 I WANNA KNOW-Du Droppers CASH BOX (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF: May 16,1953 National R&B Charts TW LW Wks Song-Artist 1 1 9 HOUND DOG-WILLIE MAE 'BIG MAMA' THORNTON WITH KANSAS CITY BILL & ORCHESTRA 
2 3 4 I'M MAD-Willie Mabon & Combo 3 5 5 GOING TO THE RIVER-Fats Domino 4 2 6 RED TOP-King Pleasure with Betty Carter & Charlie Ferguson Band 5 4 11 (Mama) HE TREATS YOUR DAUGHTER MEAN-Ruth Brown 6 7 10 CRAWLIN'-Clovers 7 8 4 HITTIN' ON ME-Buddy Johnson & Orchestra 8 9 2 HELP ME SOMEBODY-'5' Royales with Charlie (Little Jazz) Ferguson & Orchestra 9 6 6 BEAR CAT-Rufus Hound Dog Thomas, Jr. 10 10 2 I WANNA KNOW-Dolly Cooper with Hal Singer's Orchestra 10 10 2 I WANNA KNOW-Du Droppers CASH BOX (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF: May 23,1953 National R&B Charts TW LW Wks Song-Artist 1 2 5 I'M MAD-WILLIE MABON & COMBO 2 1 10 HOUND DOG-Willie Mae 'Big Mama' Thornton with Kansas City Bill & Orchestra 3 3 6 GOING TO THE RIVER-Fats Domino 4 8 3 HELP ME SOMEBODY-'5' Royales with Charlie (Little Jazz) Ferguson & Orchestra 5 4 7 RED TOP-Ruth Brown 6 10 3 I WANNA KNOW-Dolly Cooper with Hal Singer's Orchestra 6 10 3 I WANNA KNOW-Du Droppers 7 - 1 ONE ROOM COUNTRY SHACK-Mercy Dee 8 - 1 THE HONEY JUMP (pts. 1 & 2)-Oscar McLollie & Honey Jumpers 9 7 5 HITTIN' ON ME-Buddy Johnson & Orchestra 10 5 12 (Mama) HE TREATS YOUR DAUGHTER MEAN-Ruth Brown CASH BOX (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF: May 30,1953 National R&B Charts TW LW Wks Song-Artist 1 1 6 I'M MAD-WILLIE MABON & COMBO 
2 2 11 HOUND DOG-Willie Mae 'Big Mama' Thornton with Kansas City Bill & Orchestra 3 3 7 GOING TO THE RIVER-Fats Domino 4 5 8 RED TOP-King Pleasure with Betty Carter & Charlie Ferguson Band 5 4 4 HELP ME SOMEBODY-'5' Royales with Charlie (Little Jazz) Ferguson & Orchestra 6 6 4 I WANNA KNOW-Dolly Cooper with Hal Singer's Orchestra 6 6 4 I WANNA KNOW-Du Droppers 7 7 2 ONE ROOM COUNTRY SHACK-Mercy Dee 8 9 6 HITTIN' ON ME-Buddy Johnson & Orchestra 9 8 2 THE HONEY JUMP (pts. 1 & 2)-Oscar McLollie & Honey Jumpers 10 - 1 THE MOJO-J.B. Lenore & Combo CASH BOX (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF: June 6,1953 National R&B Charts TW LW Wks Song-Artist 1 1 7 I'M MAD-WILLIE MABON & COMBO 
2 6 5 I WANNA KNOW-Du Droppers 3 5 5 HELP ME SOMEBODY-'5' Royales with Charlie (Little Jazz) Ferguson & Orchestra 4 2 12 HOUND DOG-Willie Mae 'Big Mama' Thornton with Kansas City Bill & Orchestra 5 4 9 RED TOP-King Pleasure with Betty Carter & Charlie Ferguson Band 6 3 8 GOING TO THE RIVER-Fats Domino 7 8 7 HITTIN' ON ME-Buddy Johnson & Orchestra 8 - 1 THESE FOOLISH THINGS REMIND ME OF YOU-Billy Ward & Dominoes 9 - 1 SHE FELT TOO GOOD-Jimmy McCracklin & Orchestra 10 9 3 THE HONEY JUMP (pts. 1 & 2)-Oscar McLollie & Honey Jumpers CASH BOX (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF: June 13,1953 National R&B Charts TW LW Wks Song-Artist 1 3 6 HELP ME SOMEBODY-'5' ROYALES WITH CHARLIE (LITTLE JAZZ) FERGUSON & ORCHESTRA 2 1 8 I'M MAD-Willie Mabon & Combo 3 2 6 I WANNA KNOW-Dolly Cooper with Hal Singer's Orchestra 3 2 6 I WANNA KNOW-Du Droppers 4 4 13 HOUND DOG-Willie Mae 'Big Mama' Thornton with Kansas City Bill & Orchestra 5 6 9 GOING TO THE RIVER-Fats Domino 6 - 1 THIRD DEGREE-Eddie Boyd & Chess Men 7 5 10 RED TOP-King Pleasure with Betty Carter & Charlie Ferguson Band 8 - 3 ONE ROOM COUNTRY SHACK-Mercy Dee 9 8 2 THESE FOOLISH THINGS REMIND ME OF YOU-Billy Ward & Dominoes 10 - 1 IS IT A DREAM-Vocaleers CASH BOX (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF: June 20,1953 National R&B Charts TW LW Wks Song-Artist 1 1 7 HELP ME SOMEBODY-'5' ROYALES WITH CHARLIE (LITTLE JAZZ) FERGUSON & ORCHESTRA 
2 3 7 I WANNA KNOW-Dolly Cooper with Hal Singer's Orchestra 2 3 7 I WANNA KNOW-Du Droppers 3 - 1 PLEASE LOVE ME-B.B. King & Orchestra 4 2 9 I'M MAD-Willie Mabon & Combo 5 7 11 RED TOP-King Pleasure with Betty Carter & Charlie Ferguson Band 6 4 14 HOUND DOG-Willie Mae 'Big Mama' Thornton with Kansas City Bill & Orchestra 7 8 4 ONE ROOM COUNTRY SHACK-Mercy Dee 8 6 2 THIRD DEGREE-Eddie Boyd & Chess Men 9 9 3 THESE FOOLISH THINGS REMIND ME OF YOU-Billy Ward & Dominoes 10 5 10 GOING TO THE RIVER-Fats Domino CASH BOX (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF: June 27,1953 National R&B Charts TW LW Wks Song-Artist 1 1 8 HELP ME SOMEBODY-'5' ROYALES WITH CHARLIE (LITTLE JAZZ) FERGUSON & ORCHESTRA 
2 3 2 PLEASE LOVE ME-B.B. King & Orchestra 3 4 10 I'M MAD-Willie Mabon & Combo 4 2 8 I WANNA KNOW-Dolly Cooper with Hal Singer's Orchestra 4 2 8 I WANNA KNOW-Du Droppers 5 10 11 GOING TO THE RIVER-Fats Domino 6 5 12 RED TOP-King Pleasure with Betty Carter & Charlie Ferguson Band 7 - 1 MEND YOUR WAYS-Ruth Brown 8 - 2 IS IT A DREAM-Vocaleers 9 8 3 THIRD DEGREE-Eddie Boyd & Chess Men 10 6 15 HOUND DOG-Willie Mae 'Big Mama' Thornton with Kansas City Bill & Orchestra CASH BOX (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF: July 4,1953 National R&B Charts TW LW Wks Song-Artist 1 1 9 HELP ME SOMEBODY-'5' ROYALES WITH CHARLIE (LITTLE JAZZ) FERGUSON & ORCHESTRA 
2 2 3 PLEASE LOVE ME-B.B. King & Orchestra 3 4 9 I WANNA KNOW-Dolly Cooper with Hal Singer's Orchestra 3 4 9 I WANNA KNOW-Du Droppers 4 9 4 THIRD DEGREE-Eddie Boyd & Chess Men 5 - 4 THESE FOOLISH THINGS REMIND ME OF YOU-Billy Ward & Dominoes 6 3 11 I'M MAD-Willie Mabon & Combo 7 5 12 GOING TO THE RIVER-Fats Domino 8 - 1 THE CLOCK-Johnny Ace with Beale Streeters 9 - 1 I FOUND OUT (What You Do When You Go 'Round There)-Du Droppers 10 - 1 TIN PAN ALLEY-Jimmy Wilson & All-Stars CASH BOX (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF: July 11,1953 National R&B Charts TW LW Wks Song-Artist 1 1 10 HELP ME SOMEBODY-'5' ROYALES WITH CHARLIE (LITTLE JAZZ) FERGUSON & ORCHESTRA 
2 2 4 PLEASE LOVE ME-B.B. King & Orchestra 3 8 2 THE CLOCK-Johnny Ace with Beale Streeters 4 4 5 THIRD DEGREE-Eddie Boyd & Chess Men 5 3 10 I WANNA KNOW-Dolly Cooper with Hal Singer's Orchestra 5 3 10 I WANNA KNOW-Du Droppers 6 5 5 THESE FOOLISH THINGS REMIND ME OF YOU-Billy Ward & Dominoes 7 9 2 I FOUND OUT (What You Do When You Go 'Round There)-Du Droppers 8 7 13 GOING TO THE RIVER-Fats Domino 9 6 12 I'M MAD-Willie Mabon & Combo 10 - 1 40 CUPS OF COFFEE-Danny Overbea with King Kolax & Orchestra CASH BOX (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF: July 18,1953 National R&B Charts TW LW Wks Song-Artist 1 3 3 THE CLOCK-JOHNNY ACE WITH BEALE STREETERS 2 2 5 PLEASE LOVE ME-B.B. King & Orchestra 3 1 11 HELP ME SOMEBODY-'5' Royales with Charlie (Little Jazz) Ferguson & Orchestra 4 4 6 THIRD DEGREE-Eddie Boyd & Chess Men 5 8 14 GOING TO THE RIVER-Fats Domino 6 6 6 THESE FOOLISH THINGS REMIND ME OF YOU-Billy Ward & Dominoes 7 - 1 PLEASE DON'T LEAVE ME-Fats Domino 8 - 1 WILD WILD YOUNG MEN-Ruth Brown 9 7 3 I FOUND OUT (What You Do When You Go 'Round There)-Du Droppers 10 5 11 I WANNA KNOW-Dolly Cooper with Hal Singer's Orchestra 10 5 11 I WANNA KNOW-Du Droppers CASH BOX (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF: July 25,1953 National R&B Charts TW LW Wks Song-Artist 1 1 4 THE CLOCK-JOHNNY ACE WITH BEALE STREETERS 
2 2 6 PLEASE LOVE ME-B.B. King & Orchestra 3 3 12 HELP ME SOMEBODY-'5' Royales with Charlie (Little Jazz) Ferguson & Orchestra 4 4 7 THIRD DEGREE-Eddie Boyd & Chess Men 5 7 2 PLEASE DON'T LEAVE ME-Fats Domino 6 8 2 WILD WILD YOUNG MEN-Ruth Brown 7 6 7 THESE FOOLISH THINGS REMIND ME OF YOU-Billy Ward & Dominoes 8 - 1 GOOD LOVIN'-Clovers 9 9 4 I FOUND OUT (What You Do When You Go 'Round There)-Du Droppers 10 - 1 MERCY, MR. PERCY-Varetta Dillard CASH BOX (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF: August 1,1953 National R&B Charts TW LW Wks Song-Artist 1 1 5 THE CLOCK-JOHNNY ACE WITH BEALE STREETERS 
2 2 7 PLEASE LOVE ME-B.B. King & Orchestra 3 6 3 WILD WILD YOUNG MEN-Ruth Brown 4 5 3 PLEASE DON'T LEAVE ME-Fats Domino 5 4 8 THIRD DEGREE-Eddie Boyd & Chess Men 6 3 13 HELP ME SOMEBODY-'5' Royales with Charlie (Little Jazz) Ferguson & Orchestra 7 8 2 GOOD LOVIN'-Clovers 8 7 8 THESE FOOLISH THINGS REMIND ME OF YOU-Billy Ward & Dominoes 9 - 1 CRYING IN THE CHAPEL-Orioles 10 10 2 MERCY, MR. PERCY-Varetta Dillard CASH BOX (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF: August 8,1953 National R&B Charts TW LW Wks Song-Artist 1 1 6 THE CLOCK-JOHNNY ACE WITH BEALE STREETERS 
2 2 8 PLEASE LOVE ME-B.B. King & Orchestra 3 9 2 CRYING IN THE CHAPEL-Orioles 4 7 3 GOOD LOVIN'-Clovers 5 4 4 PLEASE DON'T LEAVE ME-Fats Domino 6 6 14 HELP ME SOMEBODY-'5' Royales with Charlie (Little Jazz) Ferguson & Orchestra 7 - 1 DON'T DECEIVE ME-Chuck Willis 8 3 4 WILD WILD YOUNG MEN-Ruth Brown 9 8 9 THESE FOOLISH THINGS REMIND ME OF YOU-Billy Ward & Dominoes 10 - 15 GOING TO THE RIVER-Fats Domino CASH BOX (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF: August 15,1953 National R&B Charts TW LW Wks Song-Artist 1 1 7 THE CLOCK-JOHNNY ACE WITH BEALE STREETERS 
2 3 3 CRYING IN THE CHAPEL-Orioles 3 4 4 GOOD LOVIN'-Clovers 4 2 9 PLEASE LOVE ME-B.B. King & Orchestra 5 5 5 PLEASE DON'T LEAVE ME-Fats Domino 6 6 15 HELP ME SOMEBODY-'5' Royales with Charlie (Little Jazz) Ferguson & Orchestra 7 7 2 DON'T DECEIVE ME-Chuck Willis 8 - 3 MERCY, MR. PERCY-Varetta Dillard 9 - 1 TOO MUCH LOVIN' (Much Too Much)-'5' Royales with Charlie 'Little Jazz' Ferguson & Orchestra 10 8 5 WILD WILD YOUNG MEN-Ruth Brown CASH BOX (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF: August 22,1953 National R&B Charts TW LW Wks Song-Artist 1 2 4 CRYING IN THE CHAPEL-ORIOLES 2 1 8 THE CLOCK-Johnny Ace with Beale Streeters 3 3 5 GOOD LOVIN'-Clovers 4 4 10 PLEASE LOVE ME-B.B. King & Orchestra 5 5 6 PLEASE DON'T LEAVE ME-Fats Domino 6 9 2 TOO MUCH LOVIN' (Much Too Much)-'5' Royales with Charlie 'Little Jazz' Ferguson & Orchestra 7 7 3 DON'T DECEIVE ME-Chuck Willis 8 8 4 MERCY, MR. PERCY-Varetta Dillard 9 10 6 WILD WILD YOUNG MEN-Ruth Brown 10 6 16 HELP ME SOMEBODY-'5' Royales with Charlie (Little Jazz) Ferguson & Orchestra CASH BOX (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF: August 29,1953 National R&B Charts TW LW Wks Song-Artist 1 1 5 CRYING IN THE CHAPEL-ORIOLES 
2 3 6 GOOD LOVIN'-Clovers 3 2 9 THE CLOCK-Johnny Ace with Beale Streeters 4 5 7 PLEASE DON'T LEAVE ME-Fats Domino 5 6 3 TOO MUCH LOVIN' (Much Too Much)-'5' Royales with Charlie 'Little Jazz' Ferguson & Orchestra 6 4 11 PLEASE LOVE ME-B.B. King & Orchestra 7 - 1 SHAKE A HAND-Faye Adams with Joe Morris Orchestra 8 - 1 GET IT-Royals 9 7 4 DON'T DECEIVE ME-Chuck Willis 10 8 5 MERCY, MR. PERCY-Varetta Dillard CASH BOX (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF: September 5,1953 National R&B Charts TW LW Wks Song-Artist 1 1 6 CRYING IN THE CHAPEL-ORIOLES 
2 2 7 GOOD LOVIN'-Clovers 3 3 10 THE CLOCK-Johnny Ace with Beale Streeters 4 7 2 SHAKE A HAND-Faye Adams with Joe Morris Orchestra 5 4 8 PLEASE DON'T LEAVE ME-Fats Domino 6 5 4 TOO MUCH LOVIN' (Much Too Much)-'5' Royales with Charlie 'Little Jazz' Ferguson & Orchestra 7 6 12 PLEASE LOVE ME-B.B. King & Orchestra 8 8 2 GET IT-Royals 9 9 5 DON'T DECEIVE ME-Chuck Willis 10 - 1 JUST WALKIN' IN THE RAIN-Prisonaires CASH BOX (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF: September 12,1953 National R&B Charts TW LW Wks Song-Artist 1 1 7 CRYING IN THE CHAPEL-ORIOLES 
2 4 3 SHAKE A HAND-Faye Adams with Joe Morris Orchestra 3 2 8 GOOD LOVIN'-Clovers 4 5 9 PLEASE DON'T LEAVE ME-Fats Domino 5 3 11 THE CLOCK-Johnny Ace with Beale Streeters 6 8 3 GET IT-Royals 7 6 5 TOO MUCH LOVIN' (Much Too Much)-'5' Royales with Charlie 'Little Jazz' Ferguson & Orchestra 8 7 13 PLEASE LOVE ME-B.B. King & Orchestra 9 9 6 DON'T DECEIVE ME-Chuck Willis 10 10 2 JUST WALKIN' IN THE RAIN-Prisonaires CASH BOX (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF: September 19,1953 National R&B Charts TW LW Wks Song-Artist 1 2 4 SHAKE A HAND-FAYE ADAMS WITH JOE MORRIS ORCHESTRA 2 1 8 CRYING IN THE CHAPEL-Orioles 3 3 9 GOOD LOVIN'-Clovers 4 4 10 PLEASE DON'T LEAVE ME-Fats Domino 5 5 12 THE CLOCK-Johnny Ace with Beale Streeters 6 6 4 GET IT-Royals 7 7 6 TOO MUCH LOVIN' (Much Too Much)-'5' Royales with Charlie 'Little Jazz' Ferguson & Orchestra 8 8 14 PLEASE LOVE ME-B.B. King & Orchestra 9 9 7 DON'T DECEIVE ME-Chuck Willis 10 - 1 HONEY HUSH-Joe Turner & Band CASH BOX (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF: September 26,1953 National R&B Charts TW LW Wks Song-Artist 1 1 5 SHAKE A HAND-FAYE ADAMS WITH JOE MORRIS ORCHESTRA 
2 2 9 CRYING IN THE CHAPEL-Orioles 3 3 10 GOOD LOVIN'-Clovers 4 4 11 PLEASE DON'T LEAVE ME-Fats Domino 5 5 13 THE CLOCK-Johnny Ace with Beale Streeters 6 6 5 GET IT-Royals 7 7 7 TOO MUCH LOVIN' (Much Too Much)-'5' Royales with Charlie 'Little Jazz' Ferguson & Orchestra 8 10 2 HONEY HUSH-Joe Turner & Band 9 - 1 ONE SCOTCH, ONE BOURBON, ONE BEER-Amos Milburn & Aladdin Chickenshackers 10 9 8 DON'T DECEIVE ME-Chuck Willis CASH BOX (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF: October 3,1953 National R&B Charts TW LW Wks Song-Artist 1 1 6 SHAKE A HAND-FAYE ADAMS WITH JOE MORRIS ORCHESTRA 
2 2 10 CRYING IN THE CHAPEL-Orioles 3 3 11 GOOD LOVIN'-Clovers 4 4 12 PLEASE DON'T LEAVE ME-Fats Domino 5 9 2 ONE SCOTCH, ONE BOURBON, ONE BEER-Amos Milburn & Aladdin Chickenshackers 6 6 6 GET IT-Royals 7 7 8 TOO MUCH LOVIN' (Much Too Much)-'5' Royales with Charlie 'Little Jazz' Ferguson & Orchestra 8 8 3 HONEY HUSH-Joe Turner & Band 9 5 14 THE CLOCK-Johnny Ace with Beale Streeters 10 - 1 NADINE-Coronets CASH BOX (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF: October 10,1953 National R&B Charts TW LW Wks Song-Artist 1 1 7 SHAKE A HAND-FAYE ADAMS WITH JOE MORRIS ORCHESTRA 
2 2 11 CRYING IN THE CHAPEL-Orioles 3 3 12 GOOD LOVIN'-Clovers 4 5 3 ONE SCOTCH, ONE BOURBON, ONE BEER-Amos Milburn & Aladdin Chickenshackers 5 4 13 PLEASE DON'T LEAVE ME-Fats Domino 6 7 9 TOO MUCH LOVIN' (Much Too Much)-'5' Royales with Charlie 'Little Jazz' Ferguson & Orchestra 7 8 4 HONEY HUSH-Joe Turner & Band 8 6 7 GET IT-Royals 9 10 2 NADINE-Coronets 10 - 1 FEELIN' GOOD-Little Junior's Blue Flames CASH BOX (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF: October 17,1953 National R&B Charts TW LW Wks Song-Artist 1 1 8 SHAKE A HAND-FAYE ADAMS WITH JOE MORRIS ORCHESTRA 
2 2 12 CRYING IN THE CHAPEL-Orioles 3 4 4 ONE SCOTCH, ONE BOURBON, ONE BEER-Amos Milburn & Aladdin Chickenshackers 4 3 13 GOOD LOVIN'-Clovers 5 5 14 PLEASE DON'T LEAVE ME-Fats Domino 6 6 10 TOO MUCH LOVIN' (Much Too Much)-'5' Royales with Charlie 'Little Jazz' Ferguson & Orchestra 7 7 5 HONEY HUSH-Joe Turner & Band 8 10 2 FEELIN' GOOD-Little Junior's Blue Flames 9 8 8 GET IT-Royals 10 - 1 TV IS THE THING (This Year)-Dinah Washington CASH BOX (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF: October 24,1953 National R&B Charts TW LW Wks Song-Artist 1 1 9 SHAKE A HAND-FAYE ADAMS WITH JOE MORRIS ORCHESTRA 
2 3 5 ONE SCOTCH, ONE BOURBON, ONE BEER-Amos Milburn & Aladdin Chickenshackers 3 2 13 CRYING IN THE CHAPEL-Orioles 4 7 6 HONEY HUSH-Joe Turner & Band 5 4 14 GOOD LOVIN'-Clovers 6 10 2 TV IS THE THING (This Year)-Dinah Washington 7 8 3 FEELIN' GOOD-Little Junior's Blue Flames 8 6 11 TOO MUCH LOVIN' (Much Too Much)-'5' Royales with Charlie 'Little Jazz' Ferguson & Orchestra 9 5 15 PLEASE DON'T LEAVE ME-Fats Domino 10 - 1 BLUES WITH A FEELING-Little Walter & Jukes CASH BOX (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF: October 31,1953 National R&B Charts TW LW Wks Song-Artist 1 1 10 SHAKE A HAND-FAYE ADAMS WITH JOE MORRIS ORCHESTRA 
2 2 6 ONE SCOTCH, ONE BOURBON, ONE BEER-Amos Milburn & Aladdin Chickenshackers 3 4 7 HONEY HUSH-Joe Turner & Band 4 5 15 GOOD LOVIN'-Clovers 5 6 3 TV IS THE THING (This Year)-Dinah Washington 6 3 14 CRYING IN THE CHAPEL-Orioles 7 7 4 FEELIN' GOOD-Little Junior's Blue Flames 8 10 2 BLUES WITH A FEELING-Little Walter & Jukes 9 - 1 ROSE MARY-Fats Domino 10 8 12 TOO MUCH LOVIN' (Much Too Much)-'5' Royales with Charlie 'Little Jazz' Ferguson & Orchestra CASH BOX (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF: November 7,1953 National R&B Charts TW LW Wks Song-Artist 1 1 11 SHAKE A HAND-FAYE ADAMS WITH JOE MORRIS ORCHESTRA 
2 3 8 HONEY HUSH-Joe Turner & Band 3 2 7 ONE SCOTCH, ONE BOURBON, ONE BEER-Amos Milburn & Aladdin Chickenshackers 4 5 4 TV IS THE THING (This Year)-Dinah Washington 5 4 16 GOOD LOVIN'-Clovers 6 7 5 FEELIN' GOOD-Little Junior's Blue Flames 7 8 3 BLUES WITH A FEELING-Little Walter & Jukes 8 6 15 CRYING IN THE CHAPEL-Orioles 9 9 2 ROSE MARY-Fats Domino 10 - 1 DRUNK-Jimmy Liggins & 3-D Music CASH BOX (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF: November 14,1953 National R&B Charts TW LW Wks Song-Artist 1 2 9 HONEY HUSH-JOE TURNER & BAND 2 1 12 SHAKE A HAND-Faye Adams with Joe Morris Orchestra 3 3 8 ONE SCOTCH, ONE BOURBON, ONE BEER-Amos Milburn & Aladdin Chickenshackers 4 4 5 TV IS THE THING (This Year)-Dinah Washington 5 6 6 FEELIN' GOOD-Little Junior's Blue Flames 6 5 17 GOOD LOVIN'-Clovers 7 7 4 BLUES WITH A FEELING-Little Walter & Jukes 8 10 2 DRUNK-Jimmy Liggins & 3-D Music 9 9 3 ROSE MARY-Fats Domino 10 - 1 MONEY HONEY-Clyde McPhatter & Drifters CASH BOX (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF: November 21,1953 National R&B Charts TW LW Wks Song-Artist 1 1 10 HONEY HUSH-JOE TURNER & BAND 
2 2 13 SHAKE A HAND-Faye Adams with Joe Morris Orchestra 3 3 9 ONE SCOTCH, ONE BOURBON, ONE BEER-Amos Milburn & Aladdin Chickenshackers 4 4 6 TV IS THE THING (This Year)-Dinah Washington 5 7 5 BLUES WITH A FEELING-Little Walter & Jukes 6 8 3 DRUNK-Jimmy Liggins & 3-D Music 7 6 18 GOOD LOVIN'-Clovers 8 5 7 FEELIN' GOOD-Little Junior's Blue Flames 9 9 4 ROSE MARY-Fats Domino 10 10 2 MONEY HONEY-Clyde McPhatter & Drifters CASH BOX (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF: November 28,1953 National R&B Charts TW LW Wks Song-Artist 1 1 11 HONEY HUSH-JOE TURNER & BAND 
2 3 10 ONE SCOTCH, ONE BOURBON, ONE BEER-Amos Milburn & Aladdin Chickenshackers 3 2 14 SHAKE A HAND-Faye Adams with Joe Morris Orchestra 4 10 3 MONEY HONEY-Clyde McPhatter & Drifters 5 6 4 DRUNK-Jimmy Liggins & 3-D Music 6 5 6 BLUES WITH A FEELING-Little Walter & Jukes 7 4 7 TV IS THE THING (This Year)-Dinah Washington 8 - 1 MARIE-Four Tunes 9 9 5 ROSE MARY-Fats Domino 10 - 1 I HAD A NOTION-Joe Morris Orchestra Featuring Al Savage CASH BOX (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF: December 5,1953 National R&B Charts TW LW Wks Song-Artist 1 1 12 HONEY HUSH-JOE TURNER & BAND 
2 4 4 MONEY HONEY-Clyde McPhatter & Drifters 3 2 11 ONE SCOTCH, ONE BOURBON, ONE BEER-Amos Milburn & Aladdin Chickenshackers 4 3 15 SHAKE A HAND-Faye Adams with Joe Morris Orchestra 5 5 5 DRUNK-Jimmy Liggins & 3-D Music 6 6 7 BLUES WITH A FEELING-Little Walter & Jukes 7 8 2 MARIE-Four Tunes 8 9 6 ROSE MARY-Fats Domino 9 - 1 RAGS TO RICHES-Billy Ward & Dominoes 10 10 2 I HAD A NOTION-Joe Morris Orchestra Featuring Al Savage CASH BOX (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF: December 12,1953 National R&B Charts TW LW Wks Song-Artist 1 2 5 MONEY HONEY-CLYDE MCPHATTER & DRIFTERS 2 1 13 HONEY HUSH-Joe Turner & Band 3 3 12 ONE SCOTCH, ONE BOURBON, ONE BEER-Amos Milburn & Aladdin Chickenshackers 4 9 2 RAGS TO RICHES-Billy Ward & Dominoes 5 5 6 DRUNK-Jimmy Liggins & 3-D Music 6 7 3 MARIE-Four Tunes 7 4 16 SHAKE A HAND-Faye Adams with Joe Morris Orchestra 8 10 3 I HAD A NOTION-Joe Morris Orchestra Featuring Al Savage 9 6 8 BLUES WITH A FEELING-Little Walter & Jukes 10 8 7 ROSE MARY-Fats Domino CASH BOX (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF: December 19,1953 National R&B Charts TW LW Wks Song-Artist 1 1 6 MONEY HONEY-CLYDE MCPHATTER & DRIFTERS 
2 4 3 RAGS TO RICHES-Billy Ward & Dominoes 3 2 14 HONEY HUSH-Joe Turner & Band 4 6 4 MARIE-Four Tunes 5 8 4 I HAD A NOTION-Joe Morris Orchestra Featuring Al Savage 6 3 13 ONE SCOTCH, ONE BOURBON, ONE BEER-Amos Milburn & Aladdin Chickenshackers 7 5 7 DRUNK-Jimmy Liggins & 3-D Music 8 - 1 I'LL BE TRUE-Faye Adams with Joe Morris Orchestra 9 9 9 BLUES WITH A FEELING-Little Walter & Jukes 10 7 17 SHAKE A HAND-Faye Adams with Joe Morris Orchestra CASH BOX (USA) MAGAZINE'S R&B SINGLES CHART FOR WEEK OF: December 26,1953 National R&B Charts TW LW Wks Song-Artist 1 2 4 RAGS TO RICHES-BILLY WARD & DOMINOES 2 1 7 MONEY HONEY-Clyde McPhatter & Drifters 3 3 15 HONEY HUSH-Joe Turner & Band 4 4 5 MARIE-Four Tunes 5 5 5 I HAD A NOTION-Joe Morris Orchestra Featuring Al Savage 6 8 2 I'LL BE TRUE-Faye Adams with Joe Morris Orchestra 7 7 8 DRUNK-Jimmy Liggins & 3-D Music 8 6 14 ONE SCOTCH, ONE BOURBON, ONE BEER-Amos Milburn & Aladdin Chickenshackers 9 9 10 BLUES WITH A FEELING-Little Walter & Jukes 10 - 1 MAD LOVE-Muddy Waters

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