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1956 UK & USA CHARTS

 

 

 

                                

            YEAR-END USA TOP 100 of 1956 (Singles)

Based on point-system Billboard Top 100 (nr. 1 100 points, nr. 2 99 etc), january - dec 1956.

NR TITLE ARTIST PNTS HP WKS
1 Lisbon antigua Nelson Riddle 2211 2 25
2 The wayward wind Gogi Grant 2188 1 28
3 Que sera (Whatever will be) Doris Day 2185 2 27
4 Canadian sunset Hugo Winterhalter & Eddie Heywood 2185 2 27
5 Allegheny moon Patti Page 2124 2 27
6 Heartbreak Hotel Elvis Presley 2080 1 27
7 Poor people of Paris Les Baxter 2040 1 24
8 Moonglow and Theme from Picnic Morris Stoloff 2018 2 27
9 Don't be cruel Elvis Presley 1972 1 21
10 Rock and roll waltz Kay Starr 1963 1 23
11 My prayer Platters 1955 1 23
12 Hound dog Elvis Presley 1893 2 20
13 Hot diggity Perry Como 1885 2 23
14 No not much Four Lads 1859 3 24
15 I want you I need you I love you Elvis Presley 1847 3 24
16 I almost lost my mind Pat Boone 1831 1 23
17 A tear fell Teresa Brewer 1806 7 23
18 It only hurts for a little while Ames Brothers 1780 15 24
19 Moonglow and Theme from Picnic George Cates 1760 4 22
20 The great pretender Platters 1744 1 21
21 Honky tonk Bill Doggett 1741 2 20
22 On the street where you live Vic Damone 1719 8 25
23 I'm in love again Fats Domino 1716 5 23
24 Tonight you belong to me Patience & Prudence 1699 6 22
25 Soft summer breeze Eddie Heywood 1691 12 25
26 Blue suede shoes Carl Perkins 1687 4 21
27 Ivory tower Cathy Carr 1685 6 23
28 I'll be home Pat Boone 1684 5 22
29 Standing on the corner Four Lads 1631 3 20
30 Born to be with you Chordettes 1595 5 20
31 Why do fools fall in love Frankie Lymon & the Teenagers 1574 7 21
32 Just walking in the rain Johnnie Ray 1573 2 18
33 You don't know me Jerry Vale 1550 14 23
34 Canadian sunset Andy Williams 1539 8 21
35 Magic touch Platters 1529 4 20
36 The fool Sanford Clark 1512 9 21
37 Memories are made of this Dean Martin 1504 1 19
38 See you later alligator Bill Haley & his Comets 1466 6 19
39 Be-bop-a-lula Gene Vincent 1447 9 20
40 Band of gold Don Cherry 1447 5 17
41 Theme from Three Penny Opera Dick Hyman Trio 1427 9 20
42 Sweet old fashioned girl Teresa Brewer 1422 9 20
43 More Perry Como 1399 9 18
44 Ivory tower Otis Williams 1384 12 21
45 Green door Jim Lowe 1377 1 15
46 Ivory tower Gale Storm 1366 10 18
47 The happy whistler Don Robertson 1354 9 19
48 True love Bing Crosby & Grace Kelly 1336 5 17
49 Friendly persuasion Pat Boone 1312 8 16
50 Why do fools fall in love Gale Storm 1279 15 18
51 Dungaree doll Eddie Fisher 1268 7 16
52 After the lights go down low Al Hibbler 1232 15 20
53 Picnic McGuire Sisters 1210 13 20
54 That's all there is Nat King Cole 1203 16 20
55 Walk hand in hand Tony Martin 1190 10 20
56 It's almost tomorrow Dream Weavers 1184 8 15
57 Long tall Sally Little Richard 1182 13 19
58 Can you find it in your heart Tony Bennett 1158 19 19
59 Why do fools fall in love Diamonds 1158 16 10
60 Blueberry Hill Fats Domino 1153 4 13
61 Song for a summer night Mitch Miller 1138 10 17
62 Sixteen tons Tennessee Ernie Ford 1109 1 14
63 Love me tender Elvis Presley 1078 1 11
64 Jukebox baby Perry Como 1065 10 17
65 Rock island line Lonnie Donegan 1055 10 17
66 Tutti frutti Little Richard 1052 12 18
67 Mr Wonderful Peggy Lee 1050 23 20
68 Angels in the sky Crew Cuts 1049 13 14
69 Churchbells may ring Diamonds 1046 20 17
70 You'll never never know Platters 1044 14 14
71 Miracle of love Eileen Rodgers 1026 19 17
72 Treasure of love Clyde McPhatter 1023 22 17
73 Glendora Perry Como 1017 14 17
74 My blue heaven Fats Domino 1012 21 20
75 Teenage prayer Gale Storm 1007 9 15
76 Theme from Three Penny Opera Richard Hayman & Jan August 992 12 15
77 Eddie my love Fontane Sisters 989 12 17
78 I want you to be my girl Frankie Lymon & the Teenagers 987 17 15
79 True love Jane Powell 986 24 19
80 The flying saucer Buchanan & Goodman 984 7 13
81 Are you satisfied Rusty Draper 981 12 15
82 Cindy oh cindy Vince Martin 981 12 12
83 I walk the line Johnny Cash 976 19 16
84 Portugese washerwoman Joe Fingers Carr 962 25 16
85 Transfusion Nervous Nervous 940 13 14
86 Tonight you belong to me Lennon Sisters 930 15 13
87 Theme from The man with the golden arm Richard Maltby 929 14 16
88 Cindy oh cindy Eddie Fisher 918 10 11
89 Band of gold Kit Carson 917 17 15
90 I was the one Elvis Presley 916 23 16
91 Let the good times roll Shirley & Lee 908 27 19
92 Bo weevil Teresa Brewer 906 17 15
93 Rip it up Little Richard 904 27 18
94 Singing the blues Guy Mitchell 897 1 10
95 He  Al Hibbler 895 8 13
96 In the still of the nite Five Satins 892 29 17
97 Long tall Sally Pat Boone 874 18 15
98 When the white lilacs bloom again Helmut Zacharias 872 16 14
99 Hey jealous lover Frank Sinatra 869 6 10
100 Lay down your arms Chordettes 865 16 14

 

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