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Written by Barry Kowal   
Jan 20, 2015 at 11:25 AM
PLAYBACK.FM (Website) TOP SINGLES FOR 1948*


No. Song-Artist-Peak Month
 1 BUTTONS AND BOWS-DINAH SHORE AND HER HAPPY VALLEY BOYS-NOVEMBER
 2 NATURE BOY-NAT KING COLE-June
 3 I'M LOOKING OVER A FOUR LEAF CLOVER-ART MOONEY-February 
 4 TWELTH STREET RAG-PEE WEE HUNT-October
 5 MANANA (IS SOON ENOUGH FOR ME)-PEGGY LEE-April	
 6 THE WOODY WOODPECKER SONG-KAY KYSER ORCHESTRA AND GLORIA WOOD-July
 7 NOW IS THE HOUR (MAORI FAREWELL SONG)-BING CROSBY-October
 8 YOU CALL EVERYBODY DARLIN'-Al Trace-September
 9 A TREE IN THE MEADOW-Margaret Whiting-October
10 ALL I WANT FOR CHRISTMAS IS MY TWO FRONT TEETH-Spike Jones-December	
11 On A Slow Boat To China-Kay Kyser-November
12 It's Magic-Doris Day & George Siravo Orchestra-October
13 Move On Up A Little Higher-Mahalia Jackson-January	
14 Good Rockin' Tonight-Wynonie Harris-May
15 Love Somebody-Doris Day & Buddy Clark-September
16 Boogie Chillen-John Lee Hooker-March
17 You Can't Be True,Dear-Ken Griffin & Jerry Wayne-June
18 Powder Your Face With Sunshine-Evelyn Knight-December
19 My Happiness-Ella Fitzgerald & Song Spinners-August
20 Little White Lies-Dick Haymes-June
21 Now Is The Hour (Maori Farewell Song)-Gracie Fields-April
22 Just Because-Frankie Yankovic,Johnny Pecon & His Yanks-June
23 Rambling Rose-Perry Como, Russ Case Orchestra-October
24 Bouquet Of Roses-Eddy Arnold-August
25 So Tired-Russ Morgan-December
26 Buttons And Bows-Gene Autry-November
27 Teresa-Dick Haymes And The Andrews Sisters-June 
28 Say Something Sweet To Your Sweetheart-The Ink Spots-November
29 Tennessee Waltz-Pee Wee King-April	
30 Baby Face-Art Mooney-May
31 My Happiness-The Pied Pipers-July
32 Beg Your Pardon-Francis Craig & Art Mooney-March
33 When You Were Sweet Sixteen-Al Jolson-December	
34 I'm Looking Over A Four Leaf Clover-George Trevare-November		
35 Chi-baba,Chi-baba (My Bambino Go To Sleep)-Joe Loss-January
36 Near You-Bing Crosby-January	
37 A Saudade Mata a Gente-Dick Farney-July	
38 Sabre Dance Boogie-Freddy Martin & Barclay Allen-May
39 I Feel Like Going Home-Muddy Waters-September
40 Texarkana Baby-Eddy Arnold-July
41 William Tell Overture (It's A Beautiful Day For The Races)-Spike Jone-Junee
42 It's Too Soon To Know-Orioles-November
43 Just A Little Lovin' (Will Go A Long, Long Way)-Eddy Arnold-October
44 You Call Everybody Darlin'-Anne Vincent-September
45 On A Slow Boat To China-Benny Goodman & Al Hendrickson-December
46 Maybe You'll Be There-Gordon Jenkins Orchestra & Charles Lavere-October
47 Cuanto La Gusta-Carmen Miranda & Andrews Sisters-December 
48 One Has My Name (The Other Has My Heart)-Jimmy Wakely-November
49 Because-Perry Como-April
50 A Little Bird Told Me-Paul Watson-December
51 Tennessee Saturday Night-Red Foley-July	
52 Anytime-Eddy Arnold-May
53 I Love You So Much It Hurts-Jimmy Wakely-December
54 A Heart Full Of Love (For a Handful of Kisses)-Eddy Arnold-December	
55 Buttons And Bows-Bob Hope-November
56 Until-Tommy Dorsey-December
57 Lavender Blue-Sammy Kaye,Don Cornell & The Kaydets-December 
58 The Woody Woodpecker Song-The Sportsmen & Mel Blanc-August	
59 Esses Mocos-Francisco Alves-July
60 O Mama Mama-Nilla Pizzi & Duo Fasano-July	
61 The Dickey-bird Song-Freddy Martin-May
62 Run Joe-Louis Jordan,The Tympany Five & Calypso Boys-August
63 Hair Of Gold,Eyes Of Blue-Gordon Macrae-October
64 My Happiness-Jon & Sondra Steele-August		
65 I'm Looking Over A Four Leaf Clover-Russ Morgan,Ames Bros & Mill Herth-March
66 You Were Only Fooling (While I Was Falling in Love)-The Ink Spots-December 
67 Sweet Georgia Brown-Brother Bones And His Shadows-December 
68 You Can't Be True,Dear-Vera Lynn-May
69 Four Brothers-Woody Herman-July	
70 Long Gone-Sonny Thompson (Lula Reed),Sharps & Flats-June
71 Now Is The Hour (Maori Farewell Song)-Margaret Whiting-April 
72 E Com Esse Que Eu Vou-4 Ases & Um Coringa-July	
73 Toolie Oolie Doolie (The Yodel Polka)-The Andrews Sisters-May
74 Buttons And Bows-Evelyn Knight & Mannie Klein Orchestra-December
75 Guitar boogie-Arthur Smith-July	
76 Love Bridge Waltz-Iry LeJeune-July	
77 Evangeline Special-Iry LeJeune	
78 Ballerina-Buddy Clark-January 
79 My Darling,My Darling-Doris Day & Buddy Clark-December
80 Sabre Dance-Woody Herman-April

*This list was compiled with charts from various 
western industrialized  nations (primarily the USA,UK and Australia). 
 
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