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BILLBOARD MAGAZINE'S TOP 100 OF 1956 (TOP 100) PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Barry Kowal   
Jul 23, 2017 at 09:51 PM

BILLBOARD MAGAZINE'S TOP 100 OF 1956 (TOP 100)



 No.-Song-Artist-Label-Month                                          Score Peak
  1-LISBON ANTIGUA-NELSON RIDDLE-CAPITOL-MARCH                         2427   2
  2-GREEN DOOR-JIM LOWE-DOT-November                                   2355   1
  3-DON'T BE CRUEL-ELVIS PRESLEY-RCA-October                           2275   1
  4-CANADIAN SUNSET-HUGO WINTERHALTER & EDDIE HEYWOOD-RCA-October      2242   2
  5-WHATEVER WILL BE,WILL BE-DORIS DAY-Columbia-August                 2234   2
  6-JUST WALKING IN THE RAIN-JOHNNIE RAY-Columbia-October              2199   2
  7-THE WAYWARD WIND-GOGI GRANT-Era-July                               2192   1
  8-HONKY TONK-Bill Doggett-King-October                               2176   2
  9-ALLEGHENY MOON-Patti Page-Mercury-August                           2134   2
 10-HOUND DOG-Elvis Presley-RCA-September                              2130   2
 11-Moonglow & Theme From Picnic-Morris Stoloff-Decca-June             2118   2
 12-Heartbreak Hotel-Elvis Presley-RCA-May                             2092   1
 13-Rock And Roll Waltz-Kay Starr-RCA-March                            2023   1
 14-Poor People Of Paris-Les Baxter-Capitol-April                      1995   1
 15-The Great Pretender-Platters-Mercury-February                      1975   1
 16-Moonglow & Theme From Picnic-George Cates-Coral-May                1971   4
 17-My Prayer Platters-Mercury-August                                  1956   1
 18-Memories Are Made Of This-Dean Martin-Capitol-January              1931   1
 19-Love Me Tender-Elvis Presley-RCA-November                          1924   1
 20-Hot Diggity-Perry Como-RCA-May                                     1891   2
 21-No,Not Much-Four Lads-Columbia-May                                 1860   3
 22-I Want You,I Need You,I Love You-Elvis Presley-RCA-July            1846   3
 23-It's Almost Tomorrow-Dream Weavers-Decca-February                  1814   8
 24-Band Of Gold-Don Cherry-Columbia-February                          1794   5
 25-It Only Hurts For A Little While-Ames Brothers-RCA-July            1779  15
 26-Tonight You Belong To Me-Patience & Prudence-Liberty-October       1756   6
 27-I Almost Lost My Mind-Pat Boone-Dot-August                         1735   1
 28-A Tear Fell-Teresa Brewer-Coral-May                                1722   7
 29-I'm In Love Again-Fats Domino-Imperial-July                        1716   5
 30-On The Street Where You Live-Vic Damone-Columbia-July              1716   8
 31-Soft Summer Breeze-Eddie Heywood-Mercury-October                   1691  12
 32-Blue Suede Shoes-Carl Perkins-Sun-May                              1688   4
 33-Ivory Tower-Cathy Carr-Fraternity-June                             1686   6
 34-Standing On The Corner-Four Lads-Columbia-July                     1631   3
 35-I'll Be Home-Pat Boone-Dot-April                                   1603   5
 36-Born To Be With You-Chordettes-Cadence-August                      1585   5
 37-Why Do Fools Fall In Love-Frankie Lymon & Teenagers-Gee-March      1584   7
 38-Friendly Persuasion-Pat Boone-Dot-November                         1564   8
 39-Hey,Jealous Lover-Frank Sinatra-Capitol-December                   1554   6
 40-You Don't Know Me-Jerry Vale-Columbia-November                     1547  14
 41-Moritat(A Theme From The Three Penny Opera)-Dick Hyman Trio-MGM-March        1540   9
 42-Love And Marriage-Frank Sinatra-Capitol-January                    1536   5
 43-(You've Got) The Magic Touch-Platters-Mercury-May                  1535   4
 44-The Fool-Sanford Clark-Dot-September                               1512   9
 45-See You Later,Alligator-Bill Haley & The Comets-Decca-February     1467   6
 46-Canadian Sunset-Andy Williams-Cadence-September                    1464   8
 47-Dungaree Doll-Eddie Fisher-RCA-February                            1459   7
 48-Be-Bop-A-Lula-Gene Vincent & The Blue Caps-Capitol-July            1450   9
 49-Garden Of Eden-Joe Valino-Vik-December                             1434  12
 50-A Sweet Old Fashioned Girl-Teresa Brewer-Coral-August              1421   9
 51-Rose And A Baby Ruth-George Hamilton IV-ABC Paramount-December     1410   6
 52-Only You-Hilltoppers-Dot-February                                  1401   9
 53-More-Perry Como-RCA-August                                         1394   9
 54-Ivory Tower-Otis Williams & The Charms-De Luxe-May                 1394  12
 55-Cindy,Oh Cindy-Vince Martin & The Tarriers-RCA-December            1376  10
 56-The Happy Whistler-Don Robertson-Capitol-June                      1352   9
 57-Cry Me A River-Julie London-Liberty-January                        1326  13
 58-Angels In The Sky-Crew Cuts-Mercury-February                       1267  13
 59-Ivory Tower-Gale Storm-Dot-June                                    1266  10
 60-Why Do Fools Fall In Love-Gale Storm-Dot-April                     1248  15
 61-A Teenage Prayer-Gale Storm-Dot-February                           1246   9
 62-After The Lights Are Down-Al Hibbler-Decca-October                 1244  15
 63-Band Of Gold-Kit Carson-Capitol-February                           1229  17
 64-Theme From "Song For A Summer Night"-Mitch Miller-Columbia-September           1228  10
 65-Picnic-McGuire Sisters-Coral-June                                  1213  13
 66-That's All There Is To That-Nat "King" Cole-Capitol-August         1203  18
 67-Why Do Fools Fall In Love-Diamonds-Mercury-April                   1178  16
 68-Long Tall Sally-Little Richard-Specialty-May                       1174  13
 69-True Love-Jane Powell-Verve-November                               1173  24
 70-Walk Hand In Hand-Tony Martin-RCA-July                             1168  10
 71-Can You Find It In Your Heart-Tony Bennett-Columbia-June           1159  19
 72-Treasure Of Love-Clyde McPhatter-Atlantic-August                   1121  22
 73-I Walk The Line-Johnny Cash-Sun-November                           1109  19
 74-It's Almost Tomorrow-Jo Stafford-Columbia-January                  1093  19
 75-Burn That Candle-Bill Haley-Decca-January                          1079  20
 76-Two Different Worlds-Don Rondo-Jubilee-December                    1057  19
 77-Miracle Of Love-Eileen Rodgers-Columbia-October                    1056  19
 78-Rock Island Line-Lonnie Donegan-London-May                         1055  10
 79-Juke Box Baby-Perry Como-RCA-April                                 1055  10
 80-Tutti' Frutti-Pat Boone-Dot-March                                  1052  12
 81-All At Once You Love Her-Perry Como-RCA-January                    1042  24
 82-Glendora-Perry Como-RCA-July                                       1039  14
 83-Church Bells May Ring-Diamonds-Mercury-June                        1038  20
 84-You Are My Love-Joni James-MGM-January                             1037  15
 85-Night Lights-Nat King Cole-Capitol-December                        1035  16
 86-Daddy O-Fontane Sisters-Dot-January                                1034  11
 87-Are You Satisfied-Rusty Draper-Mercury-February                    1031  12
 88-Mr.Wonderful-Peggy Lee-Decca-June                                  1020  23
 89-My Blue Heaven-Fats Domino-Imperial-June                           1005  21
 90-Eddie My Love-Fontane Sisters-Dot-April                             988  12
 91-In The Still Of The Night-Five Satins-Ember-November                964  29
 92-Bo Weevil-Teresa Brewer-Coral-April                                 907  17
 93-Croce Di Oro-Patti Page-Mercury-January                             837  16
 94-Auctioneer-Leroy Van Dyke-Dot-December                              814  29
 95-Chains Of Love-Pat Boone-Dot-October                                799  20
 96-Eddie My Love-Chordettes-Cadence-April                              785  18
 97-Chain Gang-Booby Scott-ABC Paramount-March                          775  15
 98-C'est La Vie-Sarah Vaughan-Mercury-January                          765  22
 99-Eleventh Hour Melody-Al Hibbler-Decca-March                         751  21
100-Fabulous Character-Sarah Vaughan-Mercury-September                  688  27

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