Top Ten Charts 1956

 

Top Ten Charts 1956

1956 Year In Numbers

The Year 1956

I am quite sure that you remember the year of 1956. It was the year that Elvis Presley came on the American scene with his Rock N’ Roll style of music which was a huge hit with the teenagers, especially the girls. He later become the “king” of Rock N’ Roll. There were a lot of great songs that came on the music scene in 1956 and this is where the top ten charts 1956 can be of value and bring back some memories.

The Charts

Best Sellers In Stores May 5 1956 Chart

Best Sellers In Stores May 5 1956 Chart

This is a complete week by week listing of all the top ten songs that were published by the “Best Sellers in Stores” charts in the year of 1956. You can review and track how your favorite song moved up and down the chart as it became less popular. The Best Sellers in Stores chart determined the song ranking by the sales it had across the nation. So, this is a true picture of a songs popularity. There were other charts available in 1956 and they are:

  • Most Played by Jockeys 20-25 positions
  • Most Played in Juke Boxes 20 positions

Using the Best Sellers in Stores chart (25-50 positions) is the fairest and true way to determine the popularity of a song and that is what was used for the charts listed below.

Reminiscing 1956

1956 Ford Country Sedan Station Wagon

1956 Ford Country Sedan Station Wagon

I think you will remember taking your girl to the local soda fountain buying and sharing a soda together and putting a nickel in the booth jukebox selecting and listening to your favorite tunes. Your family driving around town or to the store and you are listening to your songs on the radio.

The Top Ten Charts for 1956

Below is a compete listing of all the songs that made the top ten week by week for 1956. The chart will show the following information:

  • Issue Date of the Chart
  • Last Weeks Rank
  • This Weeks Rank
  • Song Title
  • Artist
  • Number of Weeks Song was in the Top Ten
  • Number of Weeks Song Held #1 Position
1956 Heartbreak Hotel RCA Victor Record Label

1956 Heartbreak Hotel RCA Victor Record Label

JANUARY 7, 1956 Best Sellers In Stores
LAST THIS
WEEK WEEK TITLE ARTIST T10 #1
1 1 Sixteen Tons Tennessee Ernie Ford 9 7
2 2 Memories Are Made Of This Dean Martin 5
3 3 I Hear You Knockin’ Gale Storm 9
11 4 Great Pretender Platters 1
5 5 Moments To Remember Four Lads 17
8 6 Nuttin’ For Christmas Barry Gordon 3
6 7 Autumn Leaves (I) Roger Williams 18
7 8 Love And Marriage Frank Sinatra 6
13 9 Band Of Gold Rumble Boogie 1
4 10 He Al Hibbler 10
JANUARY 14, 1956 Best Sellers In Stores
LAST THIS
WEEK WEEK TITLE ARTIST T10 #1
2 1 Memories Are Made Of This Dean Martin 6 1
1 2 Sixteen Tons Tennessee Ernie Ford 11 7
4 3 Great Pretender Platters 2
3 4 I Hear You Knockin’ Gale Storm 10
9 5 Band Of Gold Rumble Boogie 2
8 6 Love And Marriage Frank Sinatra 7
10 7 He Al Hibbler 11
5 8 Moments To Remember Four Lads 18
21 9 Rock And Roll Waltz Kay Starr 1
13 10 Only You Platters 12
JANUARY 21, 1956 Best Sellers In Stores
LAST THIS
WEEK WEEK TITLE ARTIST T10 #1
1 1 Memories Are Made Of This Dean Martin 7 2
2 2 Sixteen Tons Tennessee Ernie Ford 11 7
3 3 Great Pretender Platters 3
11 4 Lisbon Antigua (I) Nelson Riddle 1
5 5 Band Of Gold Rumble Boogie 3
9 6 Rock And Roll Waltz Kay Starr 2
4 7 I Hear You Knockin’ Gale Storm 11
15 8 Dungaree Doll Eddie Fisher 1
14 9 It’s Almost Tomorrow Dream Weavers 2
6 10 Love And Marriage Frank Sinatra 8
JANUARY 28, 1956 Best Sellers In Stores
LAST THIS
WEEK WEEK TITLE ARTIST T10 #1
1 1 Memories Are Made Of This Dean Martin 8 3
3 2 Great Pretender Platters 4
2 3 Sixteen Tons Tennessee Ernie Ford 12 7
4 4 Lisbon Antigua (I) Nelson Riddle 2
6 5 Rock And Roll Waltz Kay Starr 3
5 6 Band Of Gold Rumble Boogie 4
17 7 See You Later, Alligater Bill Haley 1
9 8 It’s Almost Tomorrow Dream Weavers 3
8 9 Dungaree Doll Eddie Fisher 2
7 10 I Hear You Knockin’ Gale Storm 12
FEBRUARY 4, 1956 Best Sellers In Stores
LAST THIS
WEEK WEEK TITLE ARTIST T10 #1
1 1 Memories Are Made Of This Dean Martin 9 4
2 2 Great Pretender Platters 5
5 3 Rock And Roll Waltz Kay Starr 4
3 4 Sixteen Tons Tennessee Ernie Ford 13 7
4 5 Lisbon Antigua (I) Nelson Riddle 3
6 6 Band Of Gold Rumble Boogie 5
7 7 See You Later, Alligater Bill Haley 2
8 8 It’s Almost Tomorrow Dream Weavers 4
9 9 Dungaree Doll Eddie Fisher 3
19 10 No  Not Much Four Lads 1
FEBRUARY 11, 1956 Best Sellers In Stores
LAST THIS
WEEK WEEK TITLE ARTIST T10 #1
1 1 Memories Are Made Of This Dean Martin 10 5
2 2 Great Pretender Platters 6
3 3 Rock And Roll Waltz Kay Starr 5
5 4 Lisbon Antigua (I) Nelson Riddle 4
4 5 Sixteen Tons Tennessee Ernie Ford 14 7
7 6 See You Later, Alligater Bill Haley 3
6 7 Band Of Gold Rumble Boogie 6
10 8 No  Not Much Four Lads 2
8 9 It’s Almost Tomorrow Dream Weavers 5
9 10 Dungaree Doll Eddie Fisher 4
FEBRUARY 18, 1956 Best Sellers In Stores
LAST THIS
WEEK WEEK TITLE ARTIST T10 #1
3 1 Rock And Roll Waltz Kay Starr 6 1
4 2 Lisbon Antigua (I) Nelson Riddle 5
2 3 Great Pretender Platters 7
1 4 Memories Are Made Of This Dean Martin 11 5
8 5 No  Not Much Four Lads 3
6 6 See You Later, Alligater Bill Haley 4
7 7 Band Of Gold Rumble Boogie 7
5 8 Sixteen Tons Tennessee Ernie Ford 15 7
9 Poor People Of Paris (I) Les Baxter 1
15 10 I’ll Be Home – Tutti Frutti Pat Boone 1
FEBRUARY 25, 1956 Best Sellers In Stores
LAST THIS
WEEK WEEK TITLE ARTIST T10 #1
2 1 Lisbon Antigua (I) Nelson Riddle 6 1
1 2 Rock And Roll Waltz Kay Starr 7 1
3 3 Great Pretender Platters 8
4 4 Memories Are Made Of This Dean Martin 12 5
5 5 No  Not Much Four Lads 4
6 6 See You Later, Alligater Bill Haley 5
9 7 Poor People Of Paris (I) Les Baxter 2
7 8 Band Of Gold Rumble Boogie 8
10 9 I’ll Be Home – Tutti Frutti Pat Boone 2
8 10 Sixteen Tons Tennessee Ernie Ford 16 7
MARCH 3, 1956 Best Sellers In Stores
LAST THIS
WEEK WEEK TITLE ARTIST T10 #1
1 1 Lisbon Antigua (I) Nelson Riddle 7 2
2 2 Rock And Roll Waltz Kay Starr 8 1
3 3 Great Pretender Platters 9
5 4 No  Not Much Four Lads 5
7 5 Poor People Of Paris (I) Les Baxter 3
4 6 Memories Are Made Of This Dean Martin 13 5
6 7 See You Later, Alligater Bill Haley 6
9 8 I’ll Be Home – Tutti Frutti Pat Boone 3
8 9 Band Of Gold Rumble Boogie 9
14 10 Theme From The Three Penny Opera (I) Dick Hyman Trio 1
MARCH 10, 1956 Best Sellers In Stores
LAST THIS
WEEK WEEK TITLE ARTIST T10 #1
1 1 Lisbon Antigua (I) Nelson Riddle 8 3
2 2 Rock And Roll Waltz Kay Starr 9 1
5 3 Poor People Of Paris (I) Les Baxter 4
4 4 No  Not Much Four Lads 6
3 5 Great Pretender Platters 10
7 6 See You Later, Alligater Bill Haley 7
8 7 I’ll Be Home – Tutti Frutti Pat Boone 4
6 8 Memories Are Made Of This Dean Martin 14 5
11 9 Why Do Fools Fall In Love Teen Agers 1
9 10 Band Of Gold Rumble Boogie 10
MARCH 17, 1956 Best Sellers In Stores
LAST THIS
WEEK WEEK TITLE ARTIST T10 #1
1 1 Lisbon Antigua (I) Nelson Riddle 9 4
3 2 Poor People Of Paris (I) Les Baxter 5
2 3 Rock And Roll Waltz Kay Starr 10 1
4 4 No  Not Much Four Lads 7
5 5 Great Pretender Platters 11
7 6 I’ll Be Home – Tutti Frutti Pat Boone 5
6 7 See You Later, Alligater Bill Haley 8
9 8 Why Do Fools Fall In Love Teen Agers 2
12 9 Hot Diggity – Juke Box Baby Perry Como 1
8 10 Memories Are Made Of This Dean Martin 15 5
MARCH 24, 1956 Best Sellers In Stores
LAST THIS
WEEK WEEK TITLE ARTIST T10 #1
2 1 Poor People Of Paris (I) Les Baxter 6 1
1 2 Lisbon Antigua (I) Nelson Riddle 10 4
3 3 Rock And Roll Waltz Kay Starr 11 1
4 4 No  Not Much Four Lads 8
5 5 Great Pretender Platters 12
6 6 I’ll Be Home – Tutti Frutti Pat Boone 6
9 7 Hot Diggity – Juke Box Baby Perry Como 2
8 8 Why Do Fools Fall In Love Teen Agers 3
14 9 Blue Suade Shoes Carl Perkins 1
7 10 See You Later, Alligater Bill Haley 9
MARCH 31, 1956 Best Sellers In Stores
LAST THIS
WEEK WEEK TITLE ARTIST T10 #1
1 1 Poor People Of Paris (I) Les Baxter 7 2
2 2 Lisbon Antigua (I) Nelson Riddle 11 4
3 3 Rock And Roll Waltz Kay Starr 12 1
4 4 No  Not Much Four Lads 9
7 5 Hot Diggity – Juke Box Baby Perry Como 3
6 6 I’ll Be Home – Tutti Frutti Pat Boone 7
9 7 Blue Suade Shoes Carl Perkins 2
8 8 Why Do Fools Fall In Love Teen Agers 4
11 8 Heartbreak Hotel Elvis Presley 1
5 10 Great Pretender Platters 13
APRIL 7, 1956 Best Sellers In Stores
LAST THIS
WEEK WEEK TITLE ARTIST T10 #1
1 1 Poor People Of Paris (I) Les Baxter 8 3
2 2 Lisbon Antigua (I) Nelson Riddle 12 4
7 3 Blue Suade Shoes Carl Perkins 3
5 4 Hot Diggity – Juke Box Baby Perry Como 4
8 5 Heartbreak Hotel Elvis Presley 2
3 6 Rock And Roll Waltz Kay Starr 13 1
6 7 I’ll Be Home – Tutti Frutti Pat Boone 8
4 8 No  Not Much Four Lads 10
8 9 Why Do Fools Fall In Love Teen Agers 5
10 10 Great Pretender Platters 14
APRIL 14, 1956 Best Sellers In Stores
LAST THIS
WEEK WEEK TITLE ARTIST T10 #1
1 1 Poor People Of Paris (I) Les Baxter 9 4
5 2 Heartbreak Hotel Elvis Presley 3
4 3 Hot Diggity – Juke Box Baby Perry Como 5
3 4 Blue Suade Shoes Carl Perkins 4
2 5 Lisbon Antigua (I) Nelson Riddle 13 4
9 6 Why Do Fools Fall In Love Teen Agers 6
7 7 I’ll Be Home – Tutti Frutti Pat Boone 9
6 8 Rock And Roll Waltz Kay Starr 14 1
8 9 No  Not Much Four Lads 11
11 10 A Tear Fell Teresa Brewer 1
APRIL 21, 1956 Best Sellers In Stores
LAST THIS
WEEK WEEK TITLE ARTIST T10 #1
2 1 Heartbreak Hotel Elvis Presley 4 1
3 2 Hot Diggity – Juke Box Baby Perry Como 6
1 3 Poor People Of Paris (I) Les Baxter 10 4
4 4 Blue Suade Shoes Carl Perkins 5
5 5 Lisbon Antigua (I) Nelson Riddle 14 4
6 6 Why Do Fools Fall In Love Teen Agers 7
7 7 I’ll Be Home – Tutti Frutti Pat Boone 10
11 8 Rock Island Line Lonnie Donegan 1
10 9 A Tear Fell Teresa Brewer 2
9 10 No  Not Much Four Lads 12
APRIL 28, 1956 Best Sellers In Stores
LAST THIS
WEEK WEEK TITLE ARTIST T10 #1
1 1 Heartbreak Hotel Elvis Presley 5 2
2 2 Hot Diggity – Juke Box Baby Perry Como 7
3 3 Poor People Of Paris (I) Les Baxter 11 4
4 4 Blue Suade Shoes Carl Perkins 6
5 5 Lisbon Antigua (I) Nelson Riddle 15 4
6 6 Why Do Fools Fall In Love Teen Agers 8
14 7 Moonglow And Theme From Picnic (I) Morris Stoloff 1
11 8 Magic Touch Platters 1
8 9 Rock Island Line Lonnie Donegan 2
9 10 A Tear Fell Teresa Brewer 3
MAY 5, 1956 Best Sellers In Stores
LAST THIS
WEEK WEEK TITLE ARTIST T10 #1
1 1 Heartbreak Hotel Elvis Presley 6 3
2 2 Hot Diggity – Juke Box Baby Perry Como 8
3 3 Poor People Of Paris (I) Les Baxter 12 4
4 4 Blue Suade Shoes Carl Perkins 7
8 5 Magic Touch Platters 2
7 6 Moonglow And Theme From Picnic (I) Morris Stoloff 2
6 7 Why Do Fools Fall In Love Teen Agers 9
5 8 Lisbon Antigua (I) Nelson Riddle 16 4
10 9 A Tear Fell Teresa Brewer 4
9 10 Rock Island Line Lonnie Donegan 3
MAY 12, 1956 Best Sellers In Stores
LAST THIS
WEEK WEEK TITLE ARTIST T10 #1
1 1 Heartbreak Hotel Elvis Presley 7 4
2 2 Hot Diggity – Juke Box Baby Perry Como 9
4 3 Blue Suade Shoes Carl Perkins 8
6 4 Moonglow And Theme From Picnic (I) Morris Stoloff 3
3 5 Poor People Of Paris (I) Les Baxter 13 4
13 6 Long Tall Sally Little Richard 1
5 7 Magic Touch Platters 3
11 8 Moonglow And Theme From Picnic (I) George Cates 1
7 9 Why Do Fools Fall In Love Teen Agers 10
14 10 Ivory Tower Cathy Carr 1
MAY 19, 1956 Best Sellers In Stores
LAST THIS
WEEK WEEK TITLE ARTIST T10 #1
1 1 Heartbreak Hotel Elvis Presley 8 5
2 2 Hot Diggity – Juke Box Baby Perry Como 10
3 3 Blue Suade Shoes Carl Perkins 9
4 4 Moonglow And Theme From Picnic (I) Morris Stoloff 4
5 5 Poor People Of Paris (I) Les Baxter 14 4
7 6 Magic Touch Platters 4
8 7 Moonglow And Theme From Picnic (I) George Cates 2
10 8 Ivory Tower Cathy Carr 2
9 9 Why Do Fools Fall In Love Teen Agers 11
17 10 Standing On The Corner Four Lads 1
MAY 26, 1956 Best Sellers In Stores
LAST THIS
WEEK WEEK TITLE ARTIST T10 #1
1 1 Heartbreak Hotel Elvis Presley 9 6
4 2 Moonglow And Theme From Picnic (I) Morris Stoloff 5
2 3 Hot Diggity – Juke Box Baby Perry Como 11
11 4 Wayward Wind Gogi Grant 1
7 5 Moonglow And Theme From Picnic (I) George Cates 3
12 6 I’m In Love Again Fats Domino 1
8 7 Ivory Tower Cathy Carr 3
10 7 Standing On The Corner Four Lads 2
3 9 Blue Suade Shoes Carl Perkins 10
6 10 Magic Touch Platters 5
JUNE 2, 1956 Best Sellers In Stores
LAST THIS
WEEK WEEK TITLE ARTIST T10 #1
1 1 Heartbreak Hotel Elvis Presley 10 7
2 2 Moonglow And Theme From Picnic (I) Morris Stoloff 6
4 3 Wayward Wind Gogi Grant 2
3 4 Hot Diggity – Juke Box Baby Perry Como 12
7 5 Standing On The Corner Four Lads 3
5 6 Moonglow And Theme From Picnic (I) George Cates 4
6 7 I’m In Love Again Fats Domino 2
7 8 Ivory Tower Cathy Carr 4
10 9 Magic Touch Platters 6
12 10 Happy Whistler (I) Don Robertson 1
JUNE 9, 1956 Best Sellers In Stores
LAST THIS
WEEK WEEK TITLE ARTIST T10 #1
1 1 Heartbreak Hotel Elvis Presley 11 8
2 2 Moonglow And Theme From Picnic (I) Morris Stoloff 7
3 3 Wayward Wind Gogi Grant 3
5 4 Standing On The Corner Four Lads 4
7 5 I’m In Love Again Fats Domino 3
4 6 Hot Diggity – Juke Box Baby Perry Como 13
6 7 Moonglow And Theme From Picnic (I) George Cates 5
8 8 Ivory Tower Cathy Carr 5
9 9 Magic Touch Platters 7
19 9 I Want You, I Need You, I Love You Elvis Presley 1
JUNE 16, 1956 Best Sellers In Stores
LAST THIS
WEEK WEEK TITLE ARTIST T10 #1
3 1 Wayward Wind Gogi Grant 4 1
2 2 Moonglow And Theme From Picnic (I) Morris Stoloff 8
1 3 Heartbreak Hotel Elvis Presley 12 8
4 4 Standing On The Corner Four Lads 5
5 5 I’m In Love Again Fats Domino 4
7 6 Moonglow And Theme From Picnic (I) George Cates 6
8 7 Ivory Tower Cathy Carr 6
6 8 Hot Diggity – Juke Box Baby Perry Como 14
11 9 Happy Whistler (I) Don Robertson 2
10 I Almost Lost My Mind Pat Boone 1
JUNE 23, 1956 Best Sellers In Stores
LAST THIS
WEEK WEEK TITLE ARTIST T10 #1
1 1 Wayward Wind Gogi Grant 5 2
2 2 Moonglow And Theme From Picnic (I) Morris Stoloff 9
4 3 Standing On The Corner Four Lads 6
5 4 I’m In Love Again Fats Domino 5
10 5 I Almost Lost My Mind Pat Boone 2
3 6 Heartbreak Hotel Elvis Presley 13 8
12 7 I Want You, I Need You, I Love You Elvis Presley 2
11 8 Transfusion Nervous Norvus 1
7 9 Ivory Tower Cathy Carr 7
6 10 Moonglow And Theme From Picnic (I) George Cates 7
JUNE 30, 1956 Best Sellers In Stores
LAST THIS
WEEK WEEK TITLE ARTIST T10 #1
1 1 Wayward Wind Gogi Grant 6 3
2 2 Moonglow And Theme From Picnic (I) Morris Stoloff 10
5 3 I Almost Lost My Mind Pat Boone 3
3 4 Standing On The Corner Four Lads 7
4 5 I’m In Love Again Fats Domino 6
7 6 I Want You, I Need You, I Love You Elvis Presley 3
13 7 More – Glendora Perry Como 1
6 8 Heartbreak Hotel Elvis Presley 14 8
9 9 Ivory Tower Cathy Carr 8
12 10 On The Street Where You Live Vic Damone 1
JULY 7,  1956 Best Sellers In Stores
LAST THIS
WEEK WEEK TITLE ARTIST T10 #1
1 1 Wayward Wind Gogi Grant 7 4
3 2 I Almost Lost My Mind Pat Boone 4
2 3 Moonglow And Theme From Picnic (I) Morris Stoloff 11
6 4 I Want You, I Need You, I Love You Elvis Presley 4
5 5 I’m In Love Again Fats Domino 7
7 6 More – Glendora Perry Como 2
4 7 Standing On The Corner Four Lads 8
10 8 On The Street Where You Live Vic Damone 2
14 9 Born To Be With You Chordettes 1
11 10 Transfusion Nervous Norvus 2
JULY 14,  1956 Best Sellers In Stores
LAST THIS
WEEK WEEK TITLE ARTIST T10 #1
1 1 Wayward Wind Gogi Grant 8 5
2 2 I Almost Lost My Mind Pat Boone 5
3 3 Moonglow And Theme From Picnic (I) Morris Stoloff 12
4 4 I Want You, I Need You, I Love You Elvis Presley 5
5 5 I’m In Love Again Fats Domino 8
6 6 More – Glendora Perry Como 3
7 7 Standing On The Corner Four Lads 9
9 7 Born To Be With You Chordettes 2
8 9 On The Street Where You Live Vic Damone 3
11 10 Be-Bop-A-Lula Gene Vincent 1
JULY 21,  1956 Best Sellers In Stores
LAST THIS
WEEK WEEK TITLE ARTIST T10 #1
1 1 Wayward Wind Gogi Grant 9 6
2 2 I Almost Lost My Mind Pat Boone 6
4 3 I Want You, I Need You, I Love You Elvis Presley 6
6 4 More – Glendora Perry Como 4
17 5 My Prayer Platters 1
3 6 Moonglow And Theme From Picnic (I) Morris Stoloff 13
5 7 I’m In Love Again Fats Domino 9
10 8 Be-Bop-A-Lula Gene Vincent 2
15 9 Whatever Will Be, Will Be Doris Day 1
7 10 Born To Be With You Chordettes 3
JULY 28,  1956 Best Sellers In Stores
LAST THIS
WEEK WEEK TITLE ARTIST T10 #1
3 1 I Want You, I Need You, I Love You Elvis Presley 7 1
1 2 Wayward Wind Gogi Grant 10 6
2 3 I Almost Lost My Mind Pat Boone 7
5 4 My Prayer Platters 2
4 5 More Perry Como 5
9 6 Whatever Will Be, Will Be Doris Day 2
8 7 Be-Bop-A-Lula Gene Vincent 3
7 8 I’m In Love Again Fats Domino 10
12 9 Allegheny Moon Patti Page 1
10 10 Born To Be With You Chordettes 4
AUGUST 4,  1956 Best Sellers In Stores
LAST THIS
WEEK WEEK TITLE ARTIST T10 #1
4 1 My Prayer Platters 3 1
1 2 I Want You, I Need You, I Love You Elvis Presley 8 1
3 3 I Almost Lost My Mind Pat Boone 8
2 4 Wayward Wind Gogi Grant 11 6
6 5 Whatever Will Be, Will Be Doris Day 3
9 6 Allegheny Moon Patti Page 2
7 7 Be-Bop-A-Lula Gene Vincent 4
5 8 More Perry Como 6
9 Hound Dog Elvis Presley 1
11 10 Moonglow And Theme From Picnic Morris Stoloff 14
AUGUST 11,  1956 Best Sellers In Stores
LAST THIS
WEEK WEEK TITLE ARTIST T10 #1
1 1 My Prayer Platters 4 2
9 2 Hound Dog – Don’t Be Cruel Elvis Presley 2
5 3 Whatever Will Be, Will Be Doris Day 4
2 4 I Want You, I Need You, I Love You Elvis Presley 9 1
3 5 I Almost Lost My Mind Pat Boone 9
4 6 Wayward Wind Gogi Grant 12 6
6 7 Allegheny Moon Patti Page 3
7 8 Be-Bop-A-Lula Gene Vincent 5
9 Flying Saucer Parts I & II Buchanan & Goodman 1
8 10 More Perry Como 7
AUGUST 18,  1956 Best Sellers In Stores
LAST THIS
WEEK WEEK TITLE ARTIST T10 #1
2 1 Hound Dog – Don’t Be Cruel Elvis Presley 3 1
1 2 My Prayer Platters 5 2
3 3 Whatever Will Be, Will Be Doris Day 5
9 4 Flying Saucer Parts I & II Buchanan & Goodman 2
4 5 I Want You, I Need You, I Love You Elvis Presley 10 1
5 6 I Almost Lost My Mind Pat Boone 10
7 7 Allegheny Moon Patti Page 4
8 8 Be-Bop-A-Lula Gene Vincent 6
6 9 Wayward Wind Gogi Grant 13 6
14 10 Canadian Sunset (I) Hugo Winterhalter 1
AUGUST 25,  1956 Best Sellers In Stores
LAST THIS
WEEK WEEK TITLE ARTIST T10 #1
1 1 Hound Dog – Don’t Be Cruel Elvis Presley 4 2
2 2 My Prayer Platters 6 2
4 3 Flying Saucer Parts I & II Buchanan & Goodman 3
3 4 Whatever Will Be, Will Be Doris Day 6
5 5 I Want You, I Need You, I Love You Elvis Presley 11 1
7 5 Allegheny Moon Patti Page 5
8 7 Be-Bop-A-Lula Gene Vincent 7
10 8 Canadian Sunset (I) Hugo Winterhalter 2
6 9 I Almost Lost My Mind Pat Boone 11
9 10 Wayward Wind Gogi Grant 14 6
SEPTEMBER 1,  1956 Best Sellers In Stores
LAST THIS
WEEK WEEK TITLE ARTIST T10 #1
1 1 Hound Dog – Don’t Be Cruel Elvis Presley 5 3
2 2 My Prayer Platters 7 2
4 3 Whatever Will Be, Will Be Doris Day 7
3 4 Flying Saucer Parts I & II Buchanan & Goodman 4
8 5 Canadian Sunset (I) Hugo Winterhalter 3
5 6 Allegheny Moon Patti Page 6
5 7 I Want You, I Need You, I Love You Elvis Presley 12 1
7 8 Be-Bop-A-Lula Gene Vincent 8
9 9 I Almost Lost My Mind Pat Boone 12
15 10 Tonight You Belong To Me Patience & Prudence 1
SEPTEMBER 8,  1956 Best Sellers In Stores
LAST THIS
WEEK WEEK TITLE ARTIST T10 #1
1 1 Hound Dog – Don’t Be Cruel Elvis Presley 6 4
2 2 My Prayer Platters 8 2
3 3 Whatever Will Be, Will Be Doris Day 8
4 4 Flying Saucer Parts I & II Buchanan & Goodman 5
5 5 Canadian Sunset (I) Hugo Winterhalter 4
6 6 Allegheny Moon Patti Page 7
10 7 Tonight You Belong To Me Patience & Prudence 2
8 8 Be-Bop-A-Lula Gene Vincent 9
13 9 Song For A Summer Night Pts. I & II (I) Mitch Miller 1
11 10 Honky Tonk Parts I & II (I) Bill Doggett 1
SEPTEMBER 15,  1956 Best Sellers In Stores
LAST THIS
WEEK WEEK TITLE ARTIST T10 #1
1 1 Hound Dog – Don’t Be Cruel Elvis Presley 7 5
2 2 My Prayer Platters 9 2
3 3 Whatever Will Be, Will Be Doris Day 9
5 4 Canadian Sunset (I) Hugo Winterhalter 5
7 5 Tonight You Belong To Me Patience & Prudence 3
4 6 Flying Saucer Parts I & II Buchanan & Goodman 6
10 7 Honky Tonk Parts I & II (I) Bill Doggett 2
6 8 Allegheny Moon Patti Page 8
11 9 The Fool Stanford Clark 1
14 10 Canadian Sunset Andy Williams 1
SEPTEMBER 22,  1956 Best Sellers In Stores
LAST THIS
WEEK WEEK TITLE ARTIST T10 #1
1 1 Don’t Be Cruel – Hound Dog Elvis Presley 8 6
2 2 My Prayer Platters 10 2
3 3 Whatever Will Be, Will Be Doris Day 10
4 4 Canadian Sunset (I) Hugo Winterhalter 6
5 5 Tonight You Belong To Me Patience & Prudence 4
7 6 Honky Tonk Parts I & II (I) Bill Doggett 3
9 7 The Fool Stanford Clark 2
8 8 Allegheny Moon Patti Page 9
6 9 Flying Saucer Parts I & II Buchanan & Goodman 7
15 10 Just Walking In The Rain Johnnie Ray 1
SEPTEMBER 29,  1956 Best Sellers In Stores
LAST THIS
WEEK WEEK TITLE ARTIST T10 #1
1 1 Don’t Be Cruel – Hound Dog Elvis Presley 9 7
2 2 My Prayer Platters 11 2
4 3 Canadian Sunset (I) Hugo Winterhalter 7
3 4 Whatever Will Be, Will Be Doris Day 11
6 5 Honky Tonk Parts I & II (I) Bill Doggett 4
5 6 Tonight You Belong To Me Patience & Prudence 5
7 7 The Fool Stanford Clark 3
10 8 Just Walking In The Rain Johnnie Ray 2
8 9 Allegheny Moon Patti Page 10
11 10 Canadian Sunset Andy Williams 2
OCTOBER 6,  1956 Best Sellers In Stores
LAST THIS
WEEK WEEK TITLE ARTIST T10 #1
1 1 Don’t Be Cruel – Hound Dog Elvis Presley 10 8
5 2
Honky Tonk Parts I & II (I)
Bill Doggett 5
3 3 Canadian Sunset (I) Hugo Winterhalter 8
6 4 Tonight You Belong To Me Patience & Prudence 6
4 5 Whatever Will Be, Will Be Doris Day 12
2 6 My Prayer Platters 12 2
8 7 Just Walking In The Rain Johnnie Ray 3
16 8 Green Door Jim Lowe 1
7 9 The Fool Stanford Clark 4
10 10 Canadian Sunset Andy Williams 3
OCTOBER 13,  1956 Best Sellers In Stores
LAST THIS
WEEK WEEK TITLE ARTIST T10 #1
1 1 Don’t Be Cruel – Hound Dog Elvis Presley 11 9
2 2 Honky Tonk Parts I & II (I) Bill Doggett 6
3 3 Canadian Sunset (I) Hugo Winterhalter 9
7 4 Just Walking In The Rain Johnnie Ray 4
4 5 Tonight You Belong To Me Patience & Prudence 7
5 6 Whatever Will Be, Will Be Doris Day 13
6 7 My Prayer Platters 13 2
8 8 Green Door Jim Lowe 2
9 9 The Fool Stanford Clark 5
10 10 Canadian Sunset Andy Williams 4
OCTOBER 20,  1956 Best Sellers In Stores
LAST THIS
WEEK WEEK TITLE ARTIST T10 #1
1 1 Don’t Be Cruel – Hound Dog Elvis Presley 12 10
2 Love Me Tender Elvis Presley 1
8 3 Green Door Jim Lowe 3
2 4 Honky Tonk Parts I & II (I) Bill Doggett 7
4 5 Just Walking In The Rain Johnnie Ray 5
3 6 Canadian Sunset (I) Hugo Winterhalter 10
5 7 Tonight You Belong To Me Patience & Prudence 8
6 8 Whatever Will Be, Will Be Doris Day 14
11 9 Friendly Persuasion Pat Boone 1
7 10 My Prayer Platters 14 2
OCTOBER 27,  1956 Best Sellers In Stores
LAST THIS
WEEK WEEK TITLE ARTIST T10 #1
1 1 Don’t Be Cruel – Hound Dog Elvis Presley 13 11
2 2 Love Me Tender Elvis Presley 2
3 3 Green Door Jim Lowe 4
4 4 Honky Tonk Parts I & II (I) Bill Doggett 8
5 5 Just Walking In The Rain Johnnie Ray 6
6 6 Canadian Sunset (I) Hugo Winterhalter 11
7 7 Tonight You Belong To Me Patience & Prudence 9
8 8 Whatever Will Be, Will Be Doris Day 15
11 9 Blueberry Hill Fats Domino 1
9 10 Friendly Persuasion Pat Boone 2
NOVEMBER 3,  1956 Best Sellers In Stores
LAST THIS
WEEK WEEK TITLE ARTIST T10 #1
2 1 Love Me Tender Elvis Presley 3 1
1 2 Don’t Be Cruel – Hound Dog Elvis Presley 14 11
3 3 Green Door Jim Lowe 5
5 4 Just Walking In The Rain Johnnie Ray 7
4 5 Honky Tonk Parts I & II (I) Bill Doggett 9
9 6 Blueberry Hill Fats Domino 2
6 7 Canadian Sunset (I) Hugo Winterhalter 12
11 8 True Love Bing Crosby & Grace Kelley 1
7 9 Tonight You Belong To Me Patience & Prudence 10
10 10 Friendly Persuasion Pat Boone 3
NOVEMBER 10,  1956 Best Sellers In Stores
LAST THIS
WEEK WEEK TITLE ARTIST T10 #1
1 1 Love Me Tender Elvis Presley 4 2
3 2 Green Door Jim Lowe 6
2 3 Don’t Be Cruel – Hound Dog Elvis Presley 15 11
4 4 Just Walking In The Rain Johnnie Ray 8
11 5 Singing The Blues Guy Mitchell 1
5 6 Honky Tonk Parts I & II (I) Bill Doggett 10
6 7 Blueberry Hill Fats Domino 3
8 8 True Love Bing Crosby & Grace Kelley 2
10 9 Friendly Persuasion Pat Boone 4
9 10 Tonight You Belong To Me Patience & Prudence 11
NOVEMBER 17,  1956 Best Sellers In Stores
LAST THIS
WEEK WEEK TITLE ARTIST T10 #1
1 1 Love Me Tender Elvis Presley 5 3
2 2 Green Door Jim Lowe 7
4 3 Just Walking In The Rain Johnnie Ray 9
5 4 Singing The Blues Guy Mitchell 2
3 5 Don’t Be Cruel – Hound Dog Elvis Presley 16 11
7 6 Blueberry Hill Fats Domino 4
8 7 True Love Bing Crosby & Grace Kelley 3
6 8 Honky Tonk Parts I & II (I) Bill Doggett 11
9 9 Friendly Persuasion Pat Boone 5
11 10 Canadian Sunset (I) Hugo Winterhalter 13
NOVEMBER 24,  1956 Best Sellers In Stores
LAST THIS
WEEK WEEK TITLE ARTIST T10 #1
1 1 Love Me Tender Elvis Presley 6 4
2 2 Green Door Jim Lowe 8
4 3 Singing The Blues Guy Mitchell 3
3 4 Just Walking In The Rain Johnnie Ray 10
5 5 Don’t Be Cruel – Hound Dog Elvis Presley 17 11
6 6 Blueberry Hill Fats Domino 5
7 7 True Love Bing Crosby & Grace Kelley 4
8 8 Honky Tonk Parts I & II (I) Bill Doggett 12
9 9 Friendly Persuasion Pat Boone 6
14 10 Cindy Oh, Cindy Eddie Fisher 1
DECEMBER 1,  1956 Best Sellers In Stores
LAST THIS
WEEK WEEK TITLE ARTIST T10 #1
1 1 Love Me Tender Elvis Presley 7 5
3 2 Singing The Blues Guy Mitchell 4
2 3 Green Door Jim Lowe 9
4 4 Just Walking In The Rain Johnnie Ray 11
7 5 True Love Bing Crosby & Grace Kelley 5
6 6 Blueberry Hill Fats Domino 6
5 7 Don’t Be Cruel – Hound Dog Elvis Presley 18 11
8 8 Honky Tonk Parts I & II (I) Bill Doggett 13
12 9 Hey, Jealous Lover Frank Sinatra 1
9 10 Friendly Persuasion Pat Boone 7
DECEMBER 8,  1956 Best Sellers In Stores
LAST THIS
WEEK WEEK TITLE ARTIST T10 #1
2 1 Singing The Blues Guy Mitchell 5 1
1 2 Love Me Tender Elvis Presley 8 5
3 3 Green Door Jim Lowe 10
6 4 Blueberry Hill Fats Domino 7
4 5 Just Walking In The Rain Johnnie Ray 12
5 6 True Love Bing Crosby & Grace Kelley 6
7 7 Don’t Be Cruel – Hound Dog Elvis Presley 19 11
9 8 Hey, Jealous Lover Frank Sinatra 2
11 9 Rose And A Baby Ruth George Hamilton IV 1
8 10 Honky Tonk Parts I & II (I) Bill Doggett 14
DECEMBER 15,  1956 Best Sellers In Stores
LAST THIS
WEEK WEEK TITLE ARTIST T10 #1
1 1 Singing The Blues Guy Mitchell 6 2
2 2 Love Me Tender Elvis Presley 9 5
3 3 Green Door Jim Lowe 11
4 4 Blueberry Hill Fats Domino 8
5 5 Just Walking In The Rain Johnnie Ray 13
6 6 True Love Bing Crosby & Grace Kelley 7
9 7 Rose And A Baby Ruth George Hamilton IV 2
7 8 Don’t Be Cruel – Hound Dog Elvis Presley 20 11
13 9 Love Me Elvis Presley 1
8 10 Hey, Jealous Lover Frank Sinatra 3
DECEMBER 22,  1956 Best Sellers In Stores
LAST THIS
WEEK WEEK TITLE ARTIST T10 #1
1 1 Singing The Blues Guy Mitchell 7 3
2 2 Love Me Tender Elvis Presley 10 5
3 3 Green Door Jim Lowe 12
4 4 Blueberry Hill Fats Domino 9
5 5 Just Walking In The Rain Johnnie Ray 14
6 6 True Love Bing Crosby & Grace Kelley 8
7 7 Rose And A Baby Ruth George Hamilton IV 3
9 8 Love Me Elvis Presley 2
10 9 Hey, Jealous Lover Frank Sinatra 4
8 10 Don’t Be Cruel – Hound Dog Elvis Presley 21 11
DECEMBER 29,  1956 Best Sellers In Stores
LAST THIS
WEEK WEEK TITLE ARTIST T10 #1
1 1 Singing The Blues Guy Mitchell 8 4
2 2 Love Me Tender Elvis Presley 11 5
3 3 Green Door Jim Lowe 13
4 4 Blueberry Hill Fats Domino 10
6 5 True Love Bing Crosby & Grace Kelley 9
5 6 Just Walking In The Rain Johnnie Ray 15
8 7 Love Me Elvis Presley 3
7 8 Rose And A Baby Ruth George Hamilton IV 4
21 9 Banana Boat Song Terriers 1
13 10 Rock-A-Bye Your Baby Jerry Lewis 1

You can review the year of 1955.

Source: Joel Whitburn’s “Billboard Pop Charts 1955-1959

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