OLD-CHARTS

Charts 1950 - 1959

1955 UK & USA CHARTS

 

 

 

                                

YEAR-END UK TOP 161 of 1955 (Singles)

Based on point-system NME Charts (nr. 1 50 points, nr. 2 49 etc)

  YEAR END CHARTS 1955 NME BRITAIN TOP 20 / 25    
nr title artist pnts wk hp
1 Give me your word Tennessee Ernie 1091 24 1
2 Softly softly Ruby Murray 1015 23 1
3 Cherry pink (and apple blossom white?) Eddie Calvert 997 22 1
4 Cool water Frankie Laine 988 22 2
5 Rose Marie Slim Whitman 889 19 1
6 Everywhere David Whitfield 875 20 3
7 Earth angel Crew Cuts 838 20 4
8 Unchained melody Jimmy Young 828 19 1
9 Cherry pink and apple blossom white Perez Prado 776 17 1
10 Unchained melody Al Hibbler 742 17 2
11 Evermore Ruby Murray 727 17 3
12 Stranger in paradise Tony Bennett 715 16 1
13 Dreamboat Alma Cogan 712 16 1
14 Everyday of my life Malcolm Vaughan 652 16 5
15 Rock around the clock Bill Haley & Comets 633 14 1
16 I wonder Dickie Valentine 610 15 4
17 Mambo Italiano Rosemary Clooney 605 13 1
18 Learning the blues Frank Sinatra 583 13 2
19 The breeze and I Caterina Valente 578 14 5
20 Yellow rose of Texas Mitch Miller 575 13 2
21 Hernado's hideaway Johnston Brothers 571 13 1
22 Man from Laramie Jimmy Young 560 12 1
23 Finger of suspicion Dickie Valentine 558 12 1
24 Stranger in paradise Tony Martin 541 13 7
25 Strange lady in town Frankie Laine 534 13 6
26 Blue star Cyril Stapleton 519 12 2
27 Where will the dimple be Rosemary Clooney 517 13 6
28 Mobile Ray Burns 516 13 4
29 Heartbeat Ruby Murray 493 11 3
30 Indian love call Slim Whitman 458 12 7
31 Shake rattle and roll Bill Haley & Comets 454 11 4
32 Wedding bells Eddie Fisher 452 11 5
33 If anyone finds this I love you Ruby Murray 450 11 4
34 Hey there Rosemary Clooney 446 11 4
35 John and Julie Eddie Calvert 427 11 6
36 Naughty lady of Shady Lane Dean Martin 411 10 6
37 A blossom fell Nat King Cole 410 10 3
38 Let's have a ding dong Winifred Atwell 399 9 3
39 No one but you Billy Eckstine 389 9 3
40 Mama David Whitfield 386 11 12
41 Let me go lover Teresa Brewer 379 10 9
42 Under the bridges of Paris Eartha Kitt 378 10 7
43 Hey there Johnnie Ray 376 9 5
44 Mr Sandman Dickie Valentine 367 9 5
45 Let me go lover Dean Martin 366 9 3
46 A blossom fell Dickie Valentine 360 10 9
47 Close the door Stargazers 359 9 6
48 Ready willing and able Doris Day 349 9 9
49 Beyond the sears David Whitfield 346 9 8
50 Unchained melody Les Baxter 341 9 10
51 Twenty tiny fingers Stargazers 339 8 5
52 Love is a many splendored thing Four Aces 328 7 2
53 I still believe Ronnie Hilton 327 8 4
54 Under the bridges of Paris Dean Martin 315 8 6
55 Happy days and lonely nights Ruby Murray 313 8 6
56 Price of gold Joan Regan 304 8 6
57 Meet me on the corner Max Bygraves 300 7 3
58 Love me or leave me Sammy Davis jr 294 8 8
59 Tomorrow Johnny Brandon 291 8 8
60 Christmas alphabet Dickie Valentine 285 6 1
61 Stowaway Barbara Lyon 284 8 12
62 Ain't that a shame Pat Boone 275 7 7
63 I'll come when you call Ruby Murray 271 7 6
64 Let me go lover Ruby Murray 270 7 5
65 Stars shine in your eyes Ronnie hilton 248 7 13
66 Naughty lady of Shady Lane Ames Brothers 247 6 6
67 Something's gotta Sammy Davis jr 246 7 11
68 You my love Frank Sinatra 242 7 13
69 Stranger in paradise Four Aces 239 6 6
70 I can't tell a waltz from a tango Alma Cogan 237 6 6
71 Suddenly there's a valley Petula Clark 236 6 8
72 When you lose the one you love David Whitfield 234 6 7
73 Hawkeye Frankie Laine 232 6 7
74 That's how a lovesong was born Ray Burns 203 6 14
75 Song of the dreamer Johnnie Ray 189 5 10
76 If you believe Johnnie Ray 187 21 7
77 Rain rain rain Frankie Laine 187 5 8
78 Hernando's highway Johnnie Ray 187 5 11
79 This ole house Rosemary Clooney 186 5 10
80 Mr Sandman Four Aces 184 5 9
81 Mr Sandman Chordettes 183 5 11
82 Majorca Petula Clark 180 5 12
83 A blossom fell Ronnie Hilton 175 5 15
84 Yellow rose of Texas Gary Miller 174 5 13
85 Suddenly there's a valley Lee Lawrence 167 5 14
86 Singing Dogs Singing Dogs 146 4 13
87 Melody of love Ink Spots 145 4 10
88 Suddenly there's a valley Jo Stafford 144 4 12
89 Sing it with Joe Joe Henderson 143 4 14
90 This ole house Billie Anthony 141 4 12
91 Sincerely McGuire Sisters 139 4 14
92 Veni vidi vici Ronnie Hilton 137 4 12
93 Stranger in paradise Eddie Calvert 137 4 14
94 I wonder Jane Froman 136 4 14
95 Lonely ballerina Mantovani 131 4 16
96 Go on by Alma Cogan 128 4 16
97 Don't worry Johnny Brandon 127 4 18
98 Elephant tango Cyril Stapleton & Orchestra 125 4 19
99 Hold my hand Dan Cornell 111 3 7
100 Happy days and lonely nights Frankie Vaughan 110 3 12
101 Count your blessings Bing Crosby 107 3 11
102 On with the Motley Harry Secombe 103 3 16
103 Cloudburst Don Lang 101 3 16
104 Serenade Mario Lanza 99 3 15
105 Arrivederci darling Anne Shelton 99 3 17
106 I'll never stop loving you Doris Day 98 3 17
107 Seventeen Frankie Vaughan 97 3 18
108 Sing it again with Joe Joe Henderson 96 3 18
109 Old piano rag Dickie Valentine 95 3 18
110 Man from Laramie Al Martino 94 3 19
111 Let's have another party Winifred Atwell 88 2 2
112 Santo natale David Whitfield 84 2 5
113 Never do a tango with an eskimo Alma Cogan 79 2 10
114 Mambo rock Bill Haley's Comets 72 2 14
115 Yellow rose of Texas Ronnie Hilton 72 2 15
116 Happy days and lonely nights Suzi Miller 70 2 14
117 Mambo Italiano Dean Martin 70 2 14
118 China doll Slim Whitman 69 2 15
119 My son my son Vera Lynn & Frank Weir 68 2 14
120 Someone on your mind Jimmy Young 67 2 16
121 My one sin Nat King Cole 67 2 17
122 Stranger in paradise Bing Crosby 65 2 17
123 Hey there Lita Roza 65 2 17
124 Crazy otto rag Stargazers 65 2 18
125 The man that got away Judy Garland 65 2 18
126 Let's get together again Big Ben Banjo Band 65 2 18
127 I'll walk with God Mario Lanza 64 2 18
128 Seventeen Boyd Bennett 63 2 16
129 Stranger in paradise Don Cornell 63 2 19
130 Alabama jubilee Ferko String Band 62 2 20
131 Bluebell polka Jimmy Shand 62 2 20
132 Join in and sing Johnston Brothers 42 1 9
133 Drinking song Mario Lanza 38 1 13
134 Piano medley Charlie Kunz 35 1 16
135 Mr Sandman Max Bygraves 35 1 16
136 Let me go lover Joan Weber 35 1 16
137 That old black magic Sammy Davis jr 35 1 16
138 Humming bird Frankie Laine 35 1 16
139 Tweedle dee Frankie Vaughan 34 1 17
140 Banjo's back in town Alma Cogan 34 1 17
141 Twenty tiny fingers Alma Cogan 34 1 17
142 Not as a stranger Frank Sinatra 33 1 18
143 Close your eyes Tony Bennett 33 1 18
144 Dambusters march Raf Band 33 1 18
145 I need you now Eddie Fisher 32 1 19
146 Open up your heart Joan Regan 32 1 19
147 Hey there Sammy Davis jr 32 1 19
148 Teach me tonight De Castro Singers 31 1 20
149 Somebody Stargazers 31 1 20
150 In the beginning Frankie Laine 31 1 20
151 No more McGuire Sisters 31 1 20
152 Tweedle dee Georgia Gibbs 31 1 20
153 Paths of paradise Johnnie Ray 31 1 20
154 I'm in favour of friendship Smith Brothers 31 1 20
155 Love me or leave me Doris Day 31 1 20
156 Blue star Charlie Applewhite 31 1 20
157 Blue star Ron Goodwin 31 1 20
158 Twenty tiny fingers Coronets 31 1 20
159 Rock a beatin' boogie Bill Haley & Comets 30 1 21
160 Tina Marie Perry Como 27 1 24
161 Pickin' a chicken Eve Boswell 26 1 25

 

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