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CASH BOX (USA) MAGAZINE'S NATIONAL (BARRY KOWAL) R&B BEST SELLERS FOR 1955 PDF Print E-mail
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Jan 12, 2016 at 12:27 PM
CASH BOX (USA) MAGAZINE'S NATIONAL (BARRY KOWAL) R&B BEST SELLERS FOR 1955




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No. Song-Artist-Peak Month
  1 ONLY YOU (AND YOU ALONE)-PLATTERS-OCTOBER 1320 
  2 AIN?T IT A SHAME-FATS DOMINO-July 1272 
  3 EARTH ANGEL (WILL YOU BE MINE)-PENGUINS-January 1168 
  4 UNCHAINED MELODY-ROY HAMILTON-May 1096 
  5 UNCHAINED MELODY-AL HIBBLER-May 1096 
  6 PLEDGING MY LOVE-JOHNNY ACE-February 1052 
  7 I?VE GOT A WOMAN-RAY CHARLES & BAND-March 1028 
  8 MY BABE-Little Walter & Jukes-April 962 
  9 MAYBELLENE-Chuck Berry-August 962 
 10 HANDS OFF-Jay Mcshann?s Orchestra-December 928 
 11 Sincerely-Moonglows-January 882 
 12 Every Day-Count Basie & Orchestra Featuring Joe Williams-August 816 
 13 It?s Love Baby (24 Hours A Day)-Louis Brooks & Hi-toppers-August 802 
 14 Tweedle Dee-Lavern Baker & Gliders-February 784 
 15 I Hear You Knocking-Smiley Lewis-November 784 
 16 All Around The World-Little Willie John-November 738 
 17 The Wallflower-Etta James & 'the Peaches'-April 730 
 18 What?cha Gonna Do-Clyde Mcphatter & Drifters-May 710 
 19 Don?t Be Angry-Nappy Brown-May 696 
 20 Flip Flop And Fly-Joe Turner & Blues Kings-May 676 
 21 At My Front Door-El Dorados-November 662 
 22 A Fool For You-Ray Charles & Band-July 660 
 23 Soldier Boy-Four Fellows-July 644 
 24 Why Don?t You Write Me?-Jacks-September 634 
 25 All By Myself-Fats Domino-October 626 
 26 Walking The Blues-Jack Dupree & Mr. Bear-September 618 
 27 Bo Diddley-Bo Diddley-June 616 
 28 Poor Me-Fats Domino-December 596 
 29 Story Untold-Nutmegs-July 562 
 30 Don?t Start Me Talkin?-'Sonny Boy' Williamson-November 546 
 31 Play It Fair-Lavern Baker & Gliders-December 516 
 32 Adorable-Colts-December 506 
 33 Adorable-Drifters-December 506 
 34 Ling, Ting, Tong-Five Keys-January 494 
 35 You Don?t Have To Go-Jimmy Reed & Trio-March 474 
 36 Teach Me Tonight-Dinah Washington-January 464 
 37 As Long As I?m Moving-Ruth Brown & Rhythmakers-June 454 
 38 The Door Is Still Open-Cardinals-May 438 
 39 Hurt-Roy Hamilton-January 414 
 40 This Is My Story-Gene & Eunice With Johnny?s Combo-June 410 
 41 Most Of All-Moonglows-May 396 
 42 Ko Ko Mo-Gene & Eunice With Jonesy?s Combo-March 388 
 43 Close Your Eyes-Five Keys-April 386 
 44 It?s My Life, Baby-Bobby Blue Bland-July 378 
 45 Ling, Ting, Tong-Charms-January 362 
 46 Anymore-Johnny Ace-August 358 
 47 Manish Boy-Muddy Waters-August 344 
 48 Come Back-Ray Charles & Band-March 312 
 49 Every Day I Have The Blues-B.B. 'Blues Boy' King & Orchestra-February 300 
 50 Chop Chop Boom-Danderliers-May 298 
 51 Loving You (Is All I Crave)-Lowell Fulson-April 276 
 52 Johnny Has Gone-Varetta Dillard-March 268 
 53 Hide And Seek-Joe Turner & Blues Kings-September 240 
 54 Blackjack-Ray Charles & Band-November 234 
 55 Bop-ting-a-ling-Lavern Baker & Gliders-July 208 
 56 Good Rockin? Daddy-Etta James-November 192 
 57 That?s All I Want From You-Dinah Washington-March 186 
 58 Ten Long Years-B.B. 'Blues Boy' King & Orchestra-October 164 
 59 White Christmas-Drifters Featuring Clyde Mcphatter & Bill Pinckney-January 146 
 60 Don?t Take It So Hard-Earl King-August 140 
 61 Rollin? Stone-Marigolds-June 112 
 62 Two Hearts-Charms-March 108 
 63 Lonely Nights-Hearts-April 108 
 64 I Diddie-Dinah Washington-June 106 
 65 If It?s The Last Thing I Do-Dinah Washington-June 106 
 66 Diddley Daddy-Bo Diddley-July 78 
 67 Thirty Days (To Come Back Home)-Chuck Berry-November 72 
 68 This Little Girl Of Mine-Ray Charles & Band-July 70 
 69 He-Al Hibbler-October 38 
 70 Make Yourself Comfortable-Sarah Vaughan-January 36 
 71 Nite Owl-Tony Allen & Champs-December 36 
 72 I Can See Everybody?s Baby-Ruth Brown & Rhythmakers-July 34 
 73 Song Of The Dreamer-Billy Brooks-August 34 
 74 Those Lonely, Lonely Nights-Earl King-October 34 
 75 Those Lonely, Lonely Nights-Johnny 'guitar' Watson & Orchestra-October 34 
 76 Stingy Little Thing-Midnighters-January 34 

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