1955

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US Top 25 Best Sellers In Stores Week Ending: 29th June, 1955
– Issue Date: 9th July, 1955

1 2 (We’re Gonna) ROCK AROUND THE CLOCK –•– Bill Haley and His Comets (Decca)-9 – (1 wk @ #1) (1)
2 1 CHERRY PINK AND APPLE BLOSSOM WHITE –•– Prez Prado and His Orchestra (RCA Victor)-19 (1)
3 3 A BLOSSOM FELL / IF I MAY –•– Nat King Cole and the Four Knights (Capitol)-10 (3)
4 4 UNCHAINED MELODY / MEDIC –•– Les Baxter, His Orchestra and Chorus (Capitol)-14 (2)
5 5 LEARNIN’ THE BLUES –•– Frank Sinatra (Capitol)-9 (5)
6 6 HONEY-BABE –•– Art Mooney and His Orchestra (MGM)-12 (6)
7 8 SOMETHING’S GOTTA GIVE / RHYTHM ‘N’ BLUES –•– The McGuire Sisters (Coral)-6 (7)
8 11 HARD TO GET –•– Gisele MacKenzie (X)-6 (8)
9 7 UNCHAINED MELODY –•– Al Hibbler (Decca)-14 (5)
10 12 SOMETHING’S GOTTA GIVE / LOVE ME OR LEAVE ME –•– Sammy Davis Jr. (Decca)-7 (10)

11 9 DANCE WITH ME HENRY (Wallflower) –•– Georgia Gibbs (Mercury)-16 (2)
12 10 IT’S A SIN TO TELL A LIE –•– Somethin’ Smith and the Redheads (Epic)-15 (10)
13 13 UNCHAINED MELODY –•– Roy Hamilton (Epic)-12 (9)
14 17 SWEET AND GENTLE –•– Alan Dale (Coral)-2 (14)
15 14 THE BALLAD OF DAVY CROCKETT –•– Bill Hayes (Cadence)-20 (1)
16 24 t THAT OLD BLACK MAGIC –•– Sammy Davis Jr. (Decca)-3 (16)
17 15 HEART –•– Eddie Fisher (RCA Victor)-8 (15)
18 22 THE MAN IN THE RAINCOAT –•– Priscilla Wright with Don Wright and the Septette (Unique)-3 (18)
19 — AIN’T THAT A SHAME –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-1 (19)
20 24 t A STORY UNTOLD –•– The Crew-Cuts (Mercury)-3 (20)

21 18 ALABAMA JUBILEE –•– Ferko String Band (Media)-4 (18)
22 20 THE HOUSE OF BLUE LIGHTS –•– Chuck Miller (Mercury)-4 (20)
23 23 HEY, MISTER BANJO –•– The Sunnysiders (Kapp)-8 (20)
24 — SEVENTEEN –•– Boyd Bennett and His Rockets (King)-1 (24)
25 t 21 THE BALLAD OF DAVY CROCKETT –•– Tennessee Ernie Ford (Capitol)-17 (6)
25 t — THE BREEZE AND I (Andalucia) –•– Caterina Valente (Decca)-13 (13)

US Top 20 Most Played by Jockeys Singles For The Week Ending: 29th June, 1955

1 2 LEARNIN’ THE BLUES –•– Frank Sinatra (Capitol)-10 – (1 wk @ #1) (1)
2 3 UNCHAINED MELODY –•– Les Baxter, His Chorus and Orchestra (Capitol)-14 (1)
3 4 (We’re Gonna) ROCK AROUND THE CLOCK –•– Bill Haley and His Comets (Decca)-7 (3)
4 5 A BLOSSOM FELL –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-9 (4)
5 1 CHERRY PINK AND APPLE BLOSSOM WHITE –•– Prez Prado and His Orchestra (RCA Victor)-13 (1)
6 7 SOMETHING’S GOTTA GIVE –•– The McGuire Sisters (Coral)-6 (6)
7 6 UNCHAINED MELODY –•– Al Hibbler (Decca)-12 (3)
8 8 HEART –•– Eddie Fisher (RCA Victor)-9 (6)
9 11 UNCHAINED MELODY –•– Roy Hamilton (Epic)-10 (6)
10 — SWEET AND GENTLE –•– Alan Dale (Coral)-1 (10)

11 10 HONEY-BABE –•– Art Mooney and His Orchestra (MGM)-5 (10)
12 13 CHEE CHEE-OO CHEE (Sang the Little Bird) –•– Perry Como and Jaye P. Morgan (RCA Victor)-5 (13)
13 9 DANCE WITH ME HENRY (Wallflower) –•– Georgia Gibbs (Mercury)-14 (3)
14 12 IF I MAY –•– Nat King Cole and the Four Knights (Capitol)-6 (12)
15 — THAT OLD BLACK MAGIC –•– Sammy Davis Jr. (Decca)-1 (15)
16 17 HARD TO GET –•– Gisele MacKenzie (X)-2 (16)
17 16 HEART –•– The Four Aces Featuring Al Alberts (Decca)-5 (14)
18 — HUMMINGBIRD –•– Les Paul and Mary Ford (Capitol)-1 (18)
19 — LOVE ME OR LEAVE ME –•– Lena Horne (RCA Victor)-1 (19)
20 — SWEET AND GENTLE –•– Georgia Gibbs (Mercury)-1 (20)

US Top 20 Most Played In Juke Boxes Singles For The Week Ending: 29th June, 1955

1 1 CHERRY PINK AND APPLE BLOSSOM WHITE –•– Prez Prado and His Orchestra (RCA Victor)-14 – (6 wks @ #1) (1)
2 3 A BLOSSOM FELL / IF I MAY –•– Nat King Cole and the Four Knights (Capitol)-7 (2)
3 2 DANCE WITH ME HENRY (Wallflower) –•– Georgia Gibbs (Mercury)-15 (1)
4 4 t UNCHAINED MELODY –•– Les Baxter, His Chorus and Orchestra (Capitol)-10 (3)
5 6 (We’re Gonna) ROCK AROUND THE CLOCK –•– Bill Haley and His Comets (Decca)-4 (5)
6 7 LEARNIN’ THE BLUES –•– Frank Sinatra (Capitol)-4 (6)
7 t 4 t UNCHAINED MELODY –•– Al Hibbler (Decca)-11 (3)
7 t 8 HONEY-BABE –•– Art Mooney and His Orchestra (MGM)-8 (6)
9 9 SOMETHING’S GOTTA GIVE / RHYTHM ‘N’ BLUES –•– The McGuire Sisters (Coral)-5 (9)
10 10 UNCHAINED MELODY –•– Roy Hamilton (Epic)-10 (6)

11 — HARD TO GET –•– Gisele MacKenzie (X)-1 (11)
12 11 IT’S A SIN TO TELL A LIE –•– Somethin’ Smith and the Redheads (Epic)-6 (8)
13 14 HEART –•– Eddie Fisher (RCA Victor)-6 (13)
14 12 THE BALLAD OF DAVY CROCKETT –•– Bill Hayes (Cadence)-18 (1)
15 13 BALLAD OF DAVY CROCKETT –•– Tennessee Ernie Ford (Capitol)-13 (5)
16 — SWEET AND GENTLE –•– Alan Dale (Coral)-1 (16)
17 15 WHATEVER LOLA WANTS –•– Sarah Vaughan (Mercury)-9 (9)
18 t 16 HEY, MISTER BANJO –•– The Sunnysiders (Kapp)-7 (12)
18 t 19 CHEE CHEE-OO CHEE (Sang the Little Bird) –•– Perry Como and Jaye P. Morgan (RCA Victor)-2 (18)
18 t — SOMETHING’S GOTTA GIVE –•– Sammy Davis Jr. (Decca)-1 (18)

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US Top 25 Best Sellers In Stores Week Ending: 6th July, 1955
– Issue Date: 16th July, 1955

1 1 (We’re Gonna) ROCK AROUND THE CLOCK –•– Bill Haley and His Comets (Decca)-10 – (2 wks @ #1) (1)
2 2 CHERRY PINK AND APPLE BLOSSOM WHITE –•– Prez Prado and His Orchestra (RCA Victor)-20 (1)
3 3 A BLOSSOM FELL / IF I MAY –•– Nat King Cole and the Four Knights (Capitol)-11 (3)
4 4 UNCHAINED MELODY / MEDIC –•– Les Baxter, His Orchestra and Chorus (Capitol)-15 (2)
5 5 LEARNIN’ THE BLUES –•– Frank Sinatra (Capitol)-10 (5)
6 6 HONEY-BABE –•– Art Mooney and His Orchestra (MGM)-13 (6)
7 7 SOMETHING’S GOTTA GIVE / RHYTHM ‘N’ BLUES –•– The McGuire Sisters (Coral)-7 (7)
8 8 HARD TO GET –•– Gisele MacKenzie (X)-7 (8)
9 10 SOMETHING’S GOTTA GIVE / LOVE ME OR LEAVE ME –•– Sammy Davis Jr. (Decca)-8 (9)
10 12 IT’S A SIN TO TELL A LIE –•– Somethin’ Smith and the Redheads (Epic)-16 (10)

11 9 UNCHAINED MELODY –•– Al Hibbler (Decca)-15 (5)
12 14 SWEET AND GENTLE –•– Alan Dale (Coral)-3 (12)
13 13 UNCHAINED MELODY –•– Roy Hamilton (Epic)-13 (9)
14 11 DANCE WITH ME HENRY (Wallflower) –•– Georgia Gibbs (Mercury)-17 (2)
15 17 HEART –•– Eddie Fisher (RCA Victor)-9 (15)
16 19 AIN’T THAT A SHAME –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-2 (16)
17 22 THE HOUSE OF BLUE LIGHTS –•– Chuck Miller (Mercury)-5 (17)
18 20 A STORY UNTOLD –•– The Crew-Cuts (Mercury)-4 (18)
19 21 ALABAMA JUBILEE –•– Ferko String Band (Media)-5 (18)
20 — AIN’T IT A SHAME –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-1 (20)

21 16 THAT OLD BLACK MAGIC –•– Sammy Davis Jr. (Decca)-4 (16)
22 24 SEVENTEEN –•– Boyd Bennett and His Rockets (King)-2 (22)
23 25 t THE BREEZE AND I (Andalucia) –•– Caterina Valente (Decca)-14 (13)
24 t 18 THE MAN IN THE RAINCOAT –•– Priscilla Wright with Don Wright and the Septette (Unique)-4 (18)
24 t — MY ONE SIN –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-1 (24)

US Top 20 Most Played by Jockeys Singles For The Week Ending: 6th July, 1955
– Issue Date: 16th July, 1955

1 3 (We’re Gonna) ROCK AROUND THE CLOCK –•– Bill Haley and His Comets (Decca)-8 – (1 wk @ #1) (1)
2 1 LEARNIN’ THE BLUES –•– Frank Sinatra (Capitol)-11 (1)
3 2 UNCHAINED MELODY –•– Les Baxter, His Chorus and Orchestra (Capitol)-15 (1)
4 5 CHERRY PINK AND APPLE BLOSSOM WHITE –•– Prez Prado and His Orchestra (RCA Victor)-14 (1)
5 4 A BLOSSOM FELL –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-10 (4)
6 6 SOMETHING’S GOTTA GIVE –•– The McGuire Sisters (Coral)-7 (6)
7 7 UNCHAINED MELODY –•– Al Hibbler (Decca)-13 (3)
8 14 IF I MAY –•– Nat King Cole and the Four Knights (Capitol)-7 (8)
9 16 HARD TO GET –•– Gisele MacKenzie (X)-3 (9)
10 9 UNCHAINED MELODY –•– Roy Hamilton (Epic)-11 (6)

11 10 SWEET AND GENTLE –•– Alan Dale (Coral)-2 (10)
12 20 SWEET AND GENTLE –•– Georgia Gibbs (Mercury)-2 (12)
13 8 HEART –•– Eddie Fisher (RCA Victor)-10 (6)
14 — EXPERIENCE UNNECESSARY –•– Sarah Vaughan (Mercury)-1 (14)
15 — IT’S A SIN TO TELL A LIE –•– Somethin’ Smith and the Redheads (Epic)-3 (15)
16 — AIN’T THAT A SHAME –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-1 (16)
17 13 DANCE WITH ME HENRY (Wallflower) –•– Georgia Gibbs (Mercury)-15 (3)
18 18 HUMMINGBIRD –•– Les Paul and Mary Ford (Capitol)-2 (18)
19 15 THAT OLD BLACK MAGIC –•– Sammy Davis Jr. (Decca)-2 (15)
20 t 11 HONEY-BABE –•– Art Mooney and His Orchestra (MGM)-6 (10)
20 t — THE MAN IN THE RAINCOAT –•– Marion Marlowe (Cadence)-1 (20)

US Top 20 Most Played In Juke Boxes Singles For The Week Ending: 6th July, 1955
– Issue Date: 16th July, 1955

1 1 CHERRY PINK AND APPLE BLOSSOM WHITE –•– Prez Prado and His Orchestra (RCA Victor)-15 – (7 wks @ #1) (1)
2 5 (We’re Gonna) ROCK AROUND THE CLOCK –•– Bill Haley and His Comets (Decca)-5 (2)
3 2 A BLOSSOM FELL / IF I MAY –•– Nat King Cole and the Four Knights (Capitol)-8 (2)
4 3 DANCE WITH ME HENRY (Wallflower) –•– Georgia Gibbs (Mercury)-16 (1)
5 6 LEARNIN’ THE BLUES –•– Frank Sinatra (Capitol)-5 (5)
6 4 UNCHAINED MELODY –•– Les Baxter, His Chorus and Orchestra (Capitol)-11 (3)
7 7 t HONEY-BABE –•– Art Mooney and His Orchestra (MGM)-9 (6)
8 7 t UNCHAINED MELODY –•– Al Hibbler (Decca)-12 (3)
9 9 SOMETHING’S GOTTA GIVE / RHYTHM ‘N’ BLUES –•– The McGuire Sisters (Coral)-6 (9)
10 11 HARD TO GET –•– Gisele MacKenzie (X)-2 (10)

11 10 UNCHAINED MELODY –•– Roy Hamilton (Epic)-11 (6)
12 12 IT’S A SIN TO TELL A LIE –•– Somethin’ Smith and the Redheads (Epic)-7 (8)
13 15 BALLAD OF DAVY CROCKETT –•– Tennessee Ernie Ford (Capitol)-14 (5)
14 t 16 SWEET AND GENTLE –•– Alan Dale (Coral)-2 (14)
14 t 18 t CHEE CHEE-OO CHEE (Sang the Little Bird) –•– Perry Como and Jaye P. Morgan (RCA Victor)-3 (14)
14 t — ROLLIN’ STONE / PLAYMATES –•– The Fontane Sisters (Dot)-5 (13)
17 13 HEART –•– Eddie Fisher (RCA Victor)-7 (13)
18 t — THE BANDIT (O’Cangaceiro) –•– Eddie Barclay and His Orchestra (Tico)-1 (18)
18 t — AIN’T THAT A SHAME –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-1 (18)
20 18 t HEY, MISTER BANJO –•– The Sunnysiders (Kapp)-8 (12)

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US Top 25 Best Sellers In Stores Week Ending: 13th July, 1955
– Issue Date: 23rd July, 1955

1 1 (We’re Gonna) ROCK AROUND THE CLOCK –•– Bill Haley and His Comets (Decca)-11 – (3 wks @ #1) (1)
2 5 LEARNIN’ THE BLUES –•– Frank Sinatra (Capitol)-11 (2)
3 2 CHERRY PINK AND APPLE BLOSSOM WHITE –•– Prez Prado and His Orchestra (RCA Victor)-21 (1)
4 3 A BLOSSOM FELL / IF I MAY –•– Nat King Cole and the Four Knights (Capitol)-12 (3)
5 4 UNCHAINED MELODY / MEDIC –•– Les Baxter, His Chorus and Orchestra (Capitol)-16 (2)
6 7 SOMETHING’S GOTTA GIVE / RHYTHM ‘N’ BLUES –•– The McGuire Sisters (Coral)-8 (6)
7 8 HARD TO GET –•– Gisele MacKenzie (X)-8 (7)
8 16 AIN’T THAT A SHAME –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-3 (8)
9 6 HONEY-BABE –•– Art Mooney and His Orchestra (MGM)-14 (6)
10 10 IT’S A SIN TO TELL A LIE –•– Somethin’ Smith and the Redheads (Epic)-17 (10)

11 9 SOMETHING’S GOTTA GIVE / LOVE ME OR LEAVE ME –•– Sammy Davis Jr. (Decca)-9 (9)
12 11 UNCHAINED MELODY –•– Al Hibbler (Decca)-16 (5)
13 12 SWEET AND GENTLE –•– Alan Dale (Coral)-4 (12)
14 22 SEVENTEEN –•– Boyd Bennett and His Rockets (King)-3 (14)
15 — RAZZLE-DAZZLE / TWO HOUND DOGS –•– Bill Haley and His Comets (Decca)-1 (15)
16 18 A STORY UNTOLD –•– The Crew-Cuts (Mercury)-5 (16)
17 — HUMMINGBIRD –•– Les Paul and Mary Ford (Capitol)-1 (17)
18 17 THE HOUSE OF BLUE LIGHTS –•– Chuck Miller (Mercury)-6 (17)
19 24 t THE MAN IN THE RAINCOAT –•– Priscilla Wright with Don Wright and the Septette (Unique)-5 (18)
20 12 UNCHAINED MELODY –•– Roy Hamilton (Epic)-14 (9)

21 14 DANCE WITH ME HENRY (Wallflower) –•– Georgia Gibbs (Mercury)-18 (2)
22 21 THAT OLD BLACK MAGIC –•– Sammy Davis Jr. (Decca)-5 (16)
23 t 20 AIN’T IT A SHAME –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-2 (20)
23 t — I’LL NEVER STOP LOVING YOU –•– Doris Day (Columbia)-1 (23)
25 t 19 ALABAMA JUBILEE –•– Ferko String Band (Media)-6 (18)
25 t — DOMANI (Tomorrow) –•– Julius LaRosa (Cadence)-1 (25)

US Top 20 Most Played by Jockeys Singles For The Week Ending: 13th July, 1955
– Issue Date: 23rd July, 1955

1 1 (We’re Gonna) ROCK AROUND THE CLOCK –•– Bill Haley and His Comets (Decca)-9 – (2 wks @ #1) (1)
2 2 LEARNIN’ THE BLUES –•– Frank Sinatra (Capitol)-12 (1)
3 5 A BLOSSOM FELL –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-11 (3)
4 4 CHERRY PINK AND APPLE BLOSSOM WHITE –•– Prez Prado and His Orchestra (RCA Victor)-15 (1)
5 6 SOMETHING’S GOTTA GIVE –•– The McGuire Sisters (Coral)-8 (5)
6 3 UNCHAINED MELODY –•– Les Baxter, His Chorus and Orchestra (Capitol)-16 (1)
7 9 HARD TO GET –•– Gisele MacKenzie (X)-4 (7)
8 7 UNCHAINED MELODY –•– Al Hibbler (Decca)-14 (3)
9 8 IF I MAY –•– Nat King Cole and the Four Knights (Capitol)-8 (8)
10 11 SWEET AND GENTLE –•– Alan Dale (Coral)-3 (10)

11 10 UNCHAINED MELODY –•– Roy Hamilton (Epic)-12 (6)
12 18 HUMMINGBIRD –•– Les Paul and Mary Ford (Capitol)-3 (12)
13 15 IT’S A SIN TO TELL A LIE –•– Somethin’ Smith and the Redheads (Epic)-4 (13)
14 16 AIN’T THAT A SHAME –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-2 (14)
15 20 t HONEY-BABE –•– Art Mooney and His Orchestra (MGM)-7 (10)
16 13 HEART –•– Eddie Fisher (RCA Victor)-11 (6)
17 12 SWEET AND GENTLE –•– Georgia Gibbs (Mercury)-3 (12)
18 19 THAT OLD BLACK MAGIC –•– Sammy Davis Jr. (Decca)-3 (15)
19 — THE HOUSE OF BLUE LIGHTS –•– Chuck Miller (Mercury)-1 (19)
20 — SOMETHING’S GOTTA GIVE –•– Sammy Davis Jr. (Decca)-2 (20)

US Top 20 Most Played In Juke Boxes Singles For The Week Ending: 13th July, 1955
– Issue Date: 23rd July, 1955

1 1 CHERRY PINK AND APPLE BLOSSOM WHITE –•– Prez Prado and His Orchestra (RCA Victor)-16 – (8 wks @ #1) (1)
2 2 (We’re Gonna) ROCK AROUND THE CLOCK –•– Bill Haley and His Comets (Decca)-6 (2)
3 3 A BLOSSOM FELL / IF I MAY –•– Nat King Cole and the Four Knights (Capitol)-9 (2)
4 5 LEARNIN’ THE BLUES –•– Frank Sinatra (Capitol)-6 (4)
5 6 UNCHAINED MELODY –•– Les Baxter, His Chorus and Orchestra (Capitol)-12 (3)
6 4 DANCE WITH ME HENRY (Wallflower) –•– Georgia Gibbs (Mercury)-17 (1)
7 t 7 HONEY-BABE –•– Art Mooney and His Orchestra (MGM)-10 (6)
7 t 10 HARD TO GET –•– Gisele MacKenzie (X)-3 (7)
9 8 UNCHAINED MELODY –•– Al Hibbler (Decca)-13 (3)
10 9 SOMETHING’S GOTTA GIVE / RHYTHM ‘N’ BLUES –•– The McGuire Sisters (Coral)-7 (9)

11 12 IT’S A SIN TO TELL A LIE –•– Somethin’ Smith and the Redheads (Epic)-8 (8)
12 11 UNCHAINED MELODY –•– Roy Hamilton (Epic)-12 (6)
13 17 HEART –•– Eddie Fisher (RCA Victor)-8 (13)
14 14 t ROLLIN’ STONE / PLAYMATES –•– The Fontane Sisters (Dot)-6 (13)
15 20 HEY, MISTER BANJO –•– The Sunnysiders (Kapp)-9 (12)
16 t 18 t AIN’T THAT A SHAME –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-2 (16)
16 t 13 BALLAD OF DAVY CROCKETT –•– Tennessee Ernie Ford (Capitol)-15 (5)
18 t 14 t SWEET AND GENTLE –•– Alan Dale (Coral)-3 (14)
18 t 14 t CHEE CHEE-OO CHEE (Sang the Little Bird) –•– Perry Como and Jaye P. Morgan (RCA Victor)-4 (14)
20 — THAT OLD BLACK MAGIC –•– Sammy Davis Jr. (Decca)-1 (20)

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US Top 25 Best Sellers In Stores Week Ending: 20th July, 1955
– Issue Date: 30th July, 1955

1 1 (We’re Gonna) ROCK AROUND THE CLOCK –•– Bill Haley and His Comets (Decca)-12 – (4 wks @ #1) (1)
2 4 A BLOSSOM FELL / IF I MAY –•– Nat King Cole and the Four Knights (Capitol)-13 (2)
3 2 LEARNIN’ THE BLUES –•– Frank Sinatra (Capitol)-12 (2)
4 3 CHERRY PINK AND APPLE BLOSSOM WHITE –•– Prez Prado and His Orchestra (RCA Victor)-22 (1)
5 8 AIN’T THAT A SHAME –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-4 (5)
6 7 HARD TO GET –•– Gisele MacKenzie (X)-9 (6)
7 5 UNCHAINED MELODY / MEDIC –•– Les Baxter, His Chorus and Orchestra (Capitol)-17 (2)
8 6 SOMETHING’S GOTTA GIVE / RHYTHM ‘N’ BLUES –•– The McGuire Sisters (Coral)-9 (6)
9 10 IT’S A SIN TO TELL A LIE –•– Somethin’ Smith and the Redheads (Epic)-18 (9)
10 11 SOMETHING’S GOTTA GIVE / LOVE ME OR LEAVE ME –•– Sammy Davis Jr. (Decca)-10 (9)

11 9 HONEY-BABE –•– Art Mooney and His Orchestra (MGM)-15 (6)
12 12 UNCHAINED MELODY –•– Al Hibbler (Decca)-17 (5)
13 17 HUMMINGBIRD –•– Les Paul and Mary Ford (Capitol)-2 (13)
14 18 THE HOUSE OF BLUE LIGHTS –•– Chuck Miller (Mercury)-7 (14)
15 13 SWEET AND GENTLE –•– Alan Dale (Coral)-5 (12)
16 14 SEVENTEEN –•– Boyd Bennett and His Rockets (King)-4 (14)
17 16 A STORY UNTOLD –•– The Crew-Cuts (Mercury)-6 (16)
18 25 t DOMANI (Tomorrow) –•– Julius LaRosa (Cadence)-2 (18)
19 t 22 THAT OLD BLACK MAGIC –•– Sammy Davis Jr. (Decca)-6 (16)
19 t 23 t I’LL NEVER STOP LOVING YOU –•– Doris Day (Columbia)-2 (19)

21 15 RAZZLE-DAZZLE / TWO HOUND DOGS –•– Bill Haley and His Comets (Decca)-2 (15)
22 23 t AIN’T IT A SHAME –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-3 (22)
23 19 THE MAN IN THE RAINCOAT –•– Priscilla Wright with Don Wright and the Septette (Unique)-6 (18)
24 — THE KENTUCKIAN SONG –•– The Hilltoppers Featuring Jimmy Sacca (Dot)-1 (24)
25 — MY ONE SIN –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-2 (24)

US Top 20 Most Played by Jockeys Singles For The Week Ending: 20th July, 1955
– Issue Date: 30th July, 1955

1 2 LEARNIN’ THE BLUES –•– Frank Sinatra (Capitol)-13 – (2 wks @ #1) (1)
2 1 (We’re Gonna) ROCK AROUND THE CLOCK –•– Bill Haley and His Comets (Decca)-10 (1)
3 3 A BLOSSOM FELL –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-12 (3)
4 6 UNCHAINED MELODY –•– Les Baxter, His Chorus and Orchestra (Capitol)-17 (1)
5 7 HARD TO GET –•– Gisele MacKenzie (X)-5 (5)
6 5 SOMETHING’S GOTTA GIVE –•– The McGuire Sisters (Coral)-9 (5)
7 14 AIN’T THAT A SHAME –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-3 (7)
8 4 CHERRY PINK AND APPLE BLOSSOM WHITE –•– Prez Prado and His Orchestra (RCA Victor)-16 (1)
9 8 UNCHAINED MELODY –•– Al Hibbler (Decca)-15 (3)
10 9 IF I MAY –•– Nat King Cole and the Four Knights (Capitol)-9 (8)

11 16 HEART –•– Eddie Fisher (RCA Victor)-12 (6)
12 12 HUMMINGBIRD –•– Les Paul and Mary Ford (Capitol)-4 (12)
13 10 SWEET AND GENTLE –•– Alan Dale (Coral)-4 (10)
14 11 UNCHAINED MELODY –•– Roy Hamilton (Epic)-13 (6)
15 18 THAT OLD BLACK MAGIC –•– Sammy Davis Jr. (Decca)-4 (15)
16 17 SWEET AND GENTLE –•– Georgia Gibbs (Mercury)-4 (12)
17 13 IT’S A SIN TO TELL A LIE –•– Somethin’ Smith and the Redheads (Epic)-5 (13)
18 15 HONEY-BABE –•– Art Mooney and His Orchestra (MGM)-8 (10)
19 — DOMANI (Tomorrow) –•– Julius LaRosa (Cadence)-1 (19)
20 — I’LL NEVER STOP LOVING YOU –•– Doris Day (Columbia)-1 (20)

US Top 20 Most Played In Juke Boxes Singles For The Week Ending: 20th July, 1955
– Issue Date: 30th July, 1955

1 2 (We’re Gonna) ROCK AROUND THE CLOCK –•– Bill Haley and His Comets (Decca)-7 – (1 wk @ #1) (1)
2 1 CHERRY PINK AND APPLE BLOSSOM WHITE –•– Prez Prado and His Orchestra (RCA Victor)-17 (1)
3 3 A BLOSSOM FELL / IF I MAY –•– Nat King Cole and the Four Knights (Capitol)-10 (2)
4 4 LEARNIN’ THE BLUES –•– Frank Sinatra (Capitol)-7 (4)
5 5 UNCHAINED MELODY –•– Les Baxter, His Chorus and Orchestra (Capitol)-13 (3)
6 7 t HARD TO GET –•– Gisele MacKenzie (X)-4 (6)
7 7 t HONEY-BABE –•– Art Mooney and His Orchestra (MGM)-11 (6)
8 6 DANCE WITH ME HENRY (Wallflower) –•– Georgia Gibbs (Mercury)-18 (1)
9 10 SOMETHING’S GOTTA GIVE / RHYTHM ‘N’ BLUES –•– The McGuire Sisters (Coral)-8 (9)
10 11 IT’S A SIN TO TELL A LIE –•– Somethin’ Smith and the Redheads (Epic)-9 (8)

11 9 UNCHAINED MELODY –•– Al Hibbler (Decca)-14 (3)
12 12 UNCHAINED MELODY –•– Roy Hamilton (Epic)-13 (6)
13 16 t AIN’T THAT A SHAME –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-3 (13)
14 t 13 HEART –•– Eddie Fisher (RCA Victor)-9 (13)
14 t — ALABAMA JUBILEE –•– Ferko String Band (Media)-1 (14)
16 t — AIN’T IT A SHAME –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-1 (16)
16 t — HUMMINGBIRD –•– Les Paul and Mary Ford (Capitol)-1 (16)
18 t — HEY, MISTER BANJO –•– The Sunnysiders (Kapp)-10 (12)
18 t 20 THAT OLD BLACK MAGIC –•– Sammy Davis Jr. (Decca)-2 (18)
18 t — THE BANJO’S BACK IN TOWN –•– Teresa Brewer (Coral)-1 (18)

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US Top 25 Best Sellers In Stores Week Ending: 27th July, 1955
– Issue Date: 6th August, 1955

1 1 (We’re Gonna) ROCK AROUND THE CLOCK –•– Bill Haley and His Comets (Decca)-13 – (5 wks @ #1) (1)
2 3 LEARNIN’ THE BLUES –•– Frank Sinatra (Capitol)-13 (2)
3 2 A BLOSSOM FELL / IF I MAY –•– Nat King Cole and the Four Knights (Capitol)-14 (2)
4 5 AIN’T THAT A SHAME –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-5 (4)
5 4 CHERRY PINK AND APPLE BLOSSOM WHITE –•– Prez Prado and His Orchestra (RCA Victor)-23 (1)
6 6 HARD TO GET –•– Gisele MacKenzie (X)-10 (6)
7 7 UNCHAINED MELODY / MEDIC –•– Les Baxter, His Chrous and Orchestra (Capitol)-18 (2)
8 9 IT’S A SIN TO TELL A LIE –•– Somethin’ Smith and the Redheads (Epic)-19 (8)
9 8 SOMETHING’S GOTTA GIVE / RHYTHM ‘N’ BLUES –•– The McGuire Sisters (Coral)-10 (6)
10 10 SOMETHING’S GOTTA GIVE / LOVE ME OR LEAVE ME –•– Sammy Davis Jr. (Decca)-11 (9)

11 13 HUMMINGBIRD –•– Les Paul and Mary Ford (Capitol)-3 (11)
12 15 SWEET AND GENTLE –•– Alan Dale (Coral)-6 (12)
13 18 DOMANI (Tomorrow) –•– Julius LaRosa (Cadence)-3 (13)
14 16 SEVENTEEN –•– Boyd Bennett and His Rockets (King)-5 (14)
15 11 HONEY-BABE –•– Art Mooney and His Orchestra (MGM)-16 (6)
16 14 THE HOUSE OF BLUE LIGHTS –•– Chuck Miller (Mercury)-8 (14)
17 — THE YELLOW ROSE OF TEXAS –•– Mitch Miller and His Orchestra and Chorus (Columbia)-1 (17)
18 23 THE MAN IN THE RAINCOAT –•– Priscilla Wright with Don Wright and the Septette (Unique)-7 (18)
19 22 AIN’T IT A SHAME –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-4 (19)
20 12 UNCHAINED MELODY –•– Al Hibbler (Decca)-18 (5)

21 17 A STORY UNTOLD –•– The Crew-Cuts (Mercury)-7 (16)
22 24 THE KENTUCKIAN SONG –•– The Hilltoppers Featuring Jimmy Sacca (Dot)-2 (22)
23 19 t THAT OLD BLACK MAGIC –•– Sammy Davis Jr. (Decca)-7 (16)
24 21 RAZZLE-DAZZLE / TWO HOUND DOGS –•– Bill Haley and His Comets (Decca)-3 (15)
25 19 t I’LL NEVER STOP LOVING YOU –•– Doris Day (Columbia)-3 (19)

US Top 20 Most Played by Jockeys Singles For The Week Ending: 27th July, 1955
– Issue Date: 6th August, 1955

1 2 (We’re Gonna) ROCK AROUND THE CLOCK –•– Bill Haley and His Comets (Decca)-11 – (3 wks @ #1) (1)
2 1 LEARNIN’ THE BLUES –•– Frank Sinatra (Capitol)-14 (1)
3 7 AIN’T THAT A SHAME –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-4 (3)
4 3 A BLOSSOM FELL –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-13 (3)
5 5 HARD TO GET –•– Gisele MacKenzie (X)-6 (5)
6 6 SOMETHING’S GOTTA GIVE –•– The McGuire Sisters (Coral)-10 (5)
7 4 UNCHAINED MELODY –•– Les Baxter, His Chorus and Orchestra (Capitol)-18 (1)
8 8 CHERRY PINK AND APPLE BLOSSOM WHITE –•– Prez Prado and His Orchestra (RCA Victor)-17 (1)
9 12 HUMMINGBIRD –•– Les Paul and Mary Ford (Capitol)-5 (9)
10 13 SWEET AND GENTLE –•– Alan Dale (Coral)-5 (10)

11 17 IT’S A SIN TO TELL A LIE –•– Somethin’ Smith and the Redheads (Epic)-6 (11)
12 9 UNCHAINED MELODY –•– Al Hibbler (Decca)-16 (3)
13 15 THAT OLD BLACK MAGIC –•– Sammy Davis Jr. (Decca)-5 (13)
14 — THE MAN IN THE RAINCOAT –•– Marion Marlowe (Cadence)-2 (14)
15 20 I’LL NEVER STOP LOVING YOU –•– Doris Day (Columbia)-2 (15)
16 — THE MAN IN THE RAINCOAT –•– Priscilla Wright with Don Wright and the Septette (Unique)-1 (16)
17 — THE YELLOW ROSE OF TEXAS –•– Mitch Miller and His Orchestra and Chorus (Columbia)-1 (17)
18 t 10 IF I MAY –•– Nat King Cole and the Four Knights (Capitol)-10 (8)
18 t 19 DOMANI (Tomorrow) –•– Julius LaRosa (Cadence)-2 (18)
20 t — THE HOUSE OF BLUE LIGHTS –•– Chuck Miller (Mercury)-1 (20)
20 t 11 HEART –•– Eddie Fisher (RCA Victor)-13 (6)

US Top 20 Most Played In Juke Boxes Singles For The Week Ending: 27th July, 1955
– Issue Date: 6th August, 1955

1 1 (We’re Gonna) ROCK AROUND THE CLOCK –•– Bill Haley and His Comets (Decca)-8 – (2 wks @ #1) (1)
2 2 CHERRY PINK AND APPLE BLOSSOM WHITE –•– Prez Prado and His Orchestra (RCA Victor)-18 (1)
3 3 A BLOSSOM FELL / IF I MAY –•– Nat King Cole and the Four Knights (Capitol)-11 (2)
4 4 LEARNIN’ THE BLUES –•– Frank Sinatra (Capitol)-8 (4)
5 6 HARD TO GET –•– Gisele MacKenzie (X)-5 (5)
6 9 SOMETHING’S GOTTA GIVE / RHYTHM ‘N’ BLUES –•– The McGuire Sisters (Coral)-9 (6)
7 13 AIN’T THAT A SHAME –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-4 (7)
8 t 5 UNCHAINED MELODY –•– Les Baxter, His Chorus and Orchestra (Capitol)-14 (3)
8 t 7 HONEY-BABE –•– Art Mooney and His Orchestra (MGM)-12 (6)
10 10 IT’S A SIN TO TELL A LIE –•– Somethin’ Smith and the Redheads (Epic)-10 (8)

11 11 UNCHAINED MELODY –•– Al Hibbler (Decca)-15 (3)
12 8 DANCE WITH ME HENRY (Wallflower) –•– Georgia Gibbs (Mercury)-19 (1)
13 16 t HUMMINGBIRD –•– Les Paul and Mary Ford (Capitol)-2 (13)
14 12 UNCHAINED MELODY –•– Roy Hamilton (Epic)-14 (6)
15 18 t THE BANJO’S BACK IN TOWN –•– Teresa Brewer (Coral)-2 (15)
16 16 t AIN’T IT A SHAME –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-2 (16)
17 — GOOD AND LONESOME –•– Kay Starr (RCA Victor)-1 (17)
18 t 14 t ALABAMA JUBILEE –•– Ferko String Band (Media)-2 (14)
18 t — SOMETHING’S GOTTA GIVE –•– Sammy Davis Jr. (Decca)-2 (18)
18 t — THE MAN IN THE RAINCOAT –•– Marion Marlowe (Cadence)-1 (18)

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US Top 25 Best Sellers In Stores Week Ending: 3rd August, 1955
– Issue Date: 13th August, 1955

1 1 (We’re Gonna) ROCK AROUND THE CLOCK –•– Bill Haley and His Comets (Decca)-14 – (6 wks @ #1) (1)
2 4 AIN’T THAT A SHAME –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-6 (2)
3 2 LEARNIN’ THE BLUES –•– Frank Sinatra (Capitol)-14 (2)
4 3 A BLOSSOM FELL / IF I MAY –•– Nat King Cole and the Four Knights (Capitol)-15 (2)
5 17 THE YELLOW ROSE OF TEXAS –•– Mitch Miller and His Orchestra and Chorus (Columbia)-2 (5)
6 6 HARD TO GET –•– Gisele MacKenzie (X)-11 (6)
7 8 IT’S A SIN TO TELL A LIE –•– Somethin’ Smith and the Redheads (Epic)-20 (7)
8 11 HUMMINGBIRD –•– Les Paul and Mary Ford (Capitol)-4 (8)
9 5 CHERRY PINK AND APPLE BLOSSOM WHITE –•– Prez Prado and His Orchestra (RCA Victor)-24 (1)
10 7 UNCHAINED MELODY / MEDIC –•– Les Baxter, His Orchestra and Chorus (Capitol)-19 (2)

11 14 SEVENTEEN –•– Boyd Bennett and His Rockets (King)-6 (11)
12 16 THE HOUSE OF BLUE LIGHTS –•– Chuck Miller (Mercury)-9 (12)
13 13 DOMANI (Tomorrow) –•– Julius LaRosa (Cadence)-4 (13)
14 9 SOMETHING’S GOTTA GIVE / RHYTHM ‘N’ BLUES –•– The McGuire Sisters (Coral)-11 (6)
15 — THE YELLOW ROSE OF TEXAS –•– Johnny Desmond (Coral)-1 (15)
16 10 SOMETHING’S GOTTA GIVE / LOVE ME OR LEAVE ME –•– Sammy Davis Jr. (Decca)-12 (9)
17 24 RAZZLE-DAZZLE / TWO HOUND DOGS –•– Bill Haley and His Comets (Decca)-4 (15)
18 12 SWEET AND GENTLE –•– Alan Dale (Coral)-7 (12)
19 15 HONEY-BABE –•– Art Mooney and His Orchestra (MGM)-17 (6)
20 22 THE KENTUCKIAN SONG –•– The Hilltoppers Featuring Jimmy Sacca (Dot)-3 (20)

21 25 I’LL NEVER STOP LOVING YOU –•– Doris Day (Columbia)-4 (19)
22 — TINA MARIE / FOOLED –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-1 (22)
23 t — WAKE THE TOWN AND TELL THE PEOPLE –•– Les Baxter, His Chorus and Orchestra (Capitol)-1 (23)
23 t 18 THE MAN IN THE RAINCOAT –•– Priscilla Wright with Don Wright and the Septette (Unique)-8 (18)
25 19 AIN’T IT A SHAME –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-5 (19)

US Top 20 Most Played by Jockeys Singles For The Week Ending: 3rd August, 1955
– Issue Date: 13th August, 1955

1 1 (We’re Gonna) ROCK AROUND THE CLOCK –•– Bill Haley and His Comets (Decca)-12 – (4 wks @ #1) (1)
2 2 LEARNIN’ THE BLUES –•– Frank Sinatra (Capitol)-15 (1)
3 3 AIN’T THAT A SHAME –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-5 (3)
4 5 HARD TO GET –•– Gisele MacKenzie (X)-7 (4)
5 17 THE YELLOW ROSE OF TEXAS –•– Mitch Miller and His Orchestra and Chorus (Columbia)-2 (5)
6 4 A BLOSSOM FELL –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-14 (3)
7 6 SOMETHING’S GOTTA GIVE –•– The McGuire Sisters (Coral)-11 (5)
8 7 UNCHAINED MELODY –•– Les Baxter, His Chorus and Orchestra (Capitol)-19 (1)
9 11 IT’S A SIN TO TELL A LIE –•– Somethin’ Smith and the Redheads (Epic)-7 (9)
10 9 HUMMINGBIRD –•– Les Paul and Mary Ford (Capitol)-6 (9)

11 12 UNCHAINED MELODY –•– Al Hibbler (Decca)-17 (3)
12 10 SWEET AND GENTLE –•– Alan Dale (Coral)-6 (10)
13 t 8 CHERRY PINK AND APPLE BLOSSOM WHITE –•– Prez Prado and His Orchestra (RCA Victor)-18 (1)
13 t 15 I’LL NEVER STOP LOVING YOU –•– Doris Day (Columbia)-3 (13)
15 — SEVENTEEN –•– Boyd Bennett and His Rockets (King)-1 (15)
16 t 16 THE MAN IN THE RAINCOAT –•– Priscilla Wright with Don Wright and the Septette (Unique)-2 (16)
16 t 18 t DOMANI (Tomorrow) –•– Julius LaRosa (Cadence)-3 (16)
18 t 20 t THE HOUSE OF BLUE LIGHTS –•– Chuck Miller (Mercury)-2 (18)
18 t — WAKE THE TOWN AND TELL THE PEOPLE –•– Les Baxter, His Chorus and Orchestra (Capitol)-1 (18)
20 13 THAT OLD BLACK MAGIC –•– Sammy Davis Jr. (Decca)-6 (13)

US Top 20 Most Played In Juke Boxes Singles For The Week Ending: 3rd August, 1955
– Issue Date: 13th August, 1955

1 1 (We’re Gonna) ROCK AROUND THE CLOCK –•– Bill Haley and His Comets (Decca)-9 – (3 wks @ #1) (1)
2 4 LEARNIN’ THE BLUES –•– Frank Sinatra (Capitol)-9 (2)
3 3 A BLOSSOM FELL / IF I MAY –•– Nat King Cole and the Four Knights (Capitol)-12 (2)
4 2 CHERRY PINK AND APPLE BLOSSOM WHITE –•– Prez Prado and His Orchestra (RCA Victor)-19 (1)
5 7 AIN’T THAT A SHAME –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-5 (5)
6 5 HARD TO GET –•– Gisele MacKenzie (X)-6 (5)
7 6 SOMETHING’S GOTTA GIVE / RHYTHM ‘N’ BLUES –•– The McGuire Sisters (Coral)-10 (6)
8 10 IT’S A SIN TO TELL A LIE –•– Somethin’ Smith and the Redheads (Epic)-11 (8)
9 8 t HONEY-BABE –•– Art Mooney and His Orchestra (MGM)-13 (6)
10 11 UNCHAINED MELODY –•– Al Hibbler (Decca)-16 (3)

11 13 HUMMINGBIRD –•– Les Paul and Mary Ford (Capitol)-3 (11)
12 t 8 t UNCHAINED MELODY –•– Les Baxter, His Chorus and Orchestra (Capitol)-15 (3)
12 t 14 UNCHAINED MELODY –•– Roy Hamilton (Epic)-15 (6)
14 t 16 AIN’T IT A SHAME –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-3 (14)
14 t 12 DANCE WITH ME HENRY (Wallflower) –•– Georgia Gibbs (Mercury)-20 (1)
16 t 18 t SOMETHING’S GOTTA GIVE –•– Sammy Davis Jr. (Decca)-3 (16)
16 t — DOMANI (Tomorrow) –•– Julius LaRosa (Cadence)-1 (16)
18 t 15 THE BANJO’S BACK IN TOWN –•– Teresa Brewer (Coral)-3 (15)
18 t — THE POPCORN SONG –•– Cliffie Stone and His Orchestra (Capitol)-1 (18)
20 t — SWEET AND GENTLE –•– Alan Dale (Coral)-4 (14)
20 t — THE MAN IN THE RAINCOAT –•– Priscilla Wright with Don Wright and the Septette (Unique)-1 (20)

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US Top 25 Best Sellers In Stores Week Ending: 10th August, 1955
– Issue Date: 20th August, 1955

1 1 (We’re Gonna) ROCK AROUND THE CLOCK –•– Bill Haley and His Comets (Decca)-15 – (7 wks @ #1) (1)
2 2 AIN’T THAT A SHAME –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-7 (2)
3 5 THE YELLOW ROSE OF TEXAS –•– Mitch Miller and His Orchestra and Chorus (Columbia)-3 (3)
4 3 LEARNIN’ THE BLUES –•– Frank Sinatra (Capitol)-15 (2)
5 4 A BLOSSOM FELL / IF I MAY –•– Nat King Cole and the Four Knights (Capitol)-16 (2)
6 11 SEVENTEEN –•– Boyd Bennett and His Rockets (King)-7 (6)
7 6 HARD TO GET –•– Gisele MacKenzie (X)-12 (6)
8 7 IT’S A SIN TO TELL A LIE –•– Somethin’ Smith and the Redheads (Epic)-21 (7)
9 8 HUMMINGBIRD –•– Les Paul and Mary Ford (Capitol)-5 (8)
10 12 THE HOUSE OF BLUE LIGHTS –•– Chuck Miller (Mercury)-10 (10)

11 15 THE YELLOW ROSE OF TEXAS –•– Johnny Desmond (Coral)-2 (11)
12 10 UNCHAINED MELODY / MEDIC –•– Les Baxter, His Chorus and Orchestra (Capitol)-20 (2)
13 — MAYBELLENE –•– Chuck Berry (Chess)-1 (13)
14 9 CHERRY PINK AND APPLE BLOSSOM WHITE –•– Prez Prado and His Orchestra (RCA Victor)-25 (1)
15 21 I’LL NEVER STOP LOVING YOU –•– Doris Day (Columbia)-5 (15)
16 23 t WAKE THE TOWN AND TELL THE PEOPLE –•– Les Baxter, His Chorus and Orchestra (Capitol)-2 (16)
17 13 DOMANI (Tomorrow) –•– Julius LaRosa (Cadence)-5 (13)
18 25 AIN’T IT A SHAME –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-6 (18)
19 23 t THE MAN IN THE RAINCOAT –•– Priscilla Wright with Don Wright and the Septette (Unique)-9 (18)
20 14 SOMETHING’S GOTTA GIVE / RHYTHM ‘N’ BLUES –•– The McGuire Sisters (Coral)-12 (6)

21 — AUTUMN LEAVES –•– Roger Williams (Kapp)-1 (21)
22 20 THE KENTUCKIAN SONG –•– The Hilltoppers Featuring Jimmy Sacca (Dot)-4 (20)
23 t — THE BIBLE TELLS ME SO –•– Nick Noble (Wing)-1 (23)
23 t — SEVENTEEN –•– Rusty Draper (Mercury)-1 (23)
25 — THE POPCORN SONG –•– Cliffie Stone and His Orchestra (Capitol)-1 (25)

US Top 20 Most Played by Jockeys Singles For The Week Ending: 10th August, 1955
– Issue Date: 20th August, 1955

1 1 (We’re Gonna) ROCK AROUND THE CLOCK –•– Bill Haley and His Comets (Decca)-13 – (5 wks @ #1) (1)
2 2 LEARNIN’ THE BLUES –•– Frank Sinatra (Capitol)-16 (1)
3 5 THE YELLOW ROSE OF TEXAS –•– Mitch Miller and His Orchestra and Chorus (Columbia)-3 (3)
4 3 AIN’T THAT A SHAME –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-6 (3)
5 4 HARD TO GET –•– Gisele MacKenzie (X)-8 (4)
6 8 UNCHAINED MELODY –•– Les Baxter, His Chorus and Orchestra (Capitol)-20 (1)
7 6 A BLOSSOM FELL –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-15 (3)
8 10 HUMMINGBIRD –•– Les Paul and Mary Ford (Capitol)-7 (8)
9 — THE YELLOW ROSE OF TEXAS –•– Johnny Desmond (Coral)-1 (9)
10 15 SEVENTEEN –•– Boyd Bennett and His Rockets (King)-2 (10)

11 9 IT’S A SIN TO TELL A LIE –•– Somethin’ Smith and the Redheads (Epic)-8 (9)
12 — TINA MARIE –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-1 (12)
13 7 SOMETHING’S GOTTA GIVE –•– The McGuire Sisters (Coral)-12 (5)
14 13 t I’LL NEVER STOP LOVING YOU –•– Doris Day (Columbia)-4 (13)
15 — THE LONGEST WALK –•– Jaye P. Morgan (RCA Victor)-1 (15)
16 12 SWEET AND GENTLE –•– Alan Dale (Coral)-7 (10)
17 18 t WAKE THE TOWN AND TELL THE PEOPLE –•– Les Baxter, His Chorus and Orchestra (Capitol)-2 (17)
18 — SEVENTEEN –•– The Fontane Sisters (Dot)-1 (18)
19 16 t DOMANI (Tomorrow) –•– Julius LaRosa (Cadence)-4 (16)
20 — FOOLED –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-1 (20)

US Top 20 Most Played In Juke Boxes Singles For The Week Ending: 10th August, 1955
– Issue Date: 20th August, 1955

1 1 (We’re Gonna) ROCK AROUND THE CLOCK –•– Bill Haley and His Comets (Decca)-10 – (4 wks @ #1) (1)
2 2 LEARNIN’ THE BLUES –•– Frank Sinatra (Capitol)-10 (2)
3 5 AIN’T THAT A SHAME –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-6 (3)
4 3 A BLOSSOM FELL / IF I MAY –•– Nat King Cole and the Four Knights (Capitol)-13 (2)
5 6 HARD TO GET –•– Gisele MacKenzie (X)-7 (5)
6 4 CHERRY PINK AND APPLE BLOSSOM WHITE –•– Prez Prado and His Orchestra (RCA Victor)-20 (1)
7 9 HONEY-BABE –•– Art Mooney and His Orchestra (MGM)-14 (6)
8 t 7 SOMETHING’S GOTTA GIVE / RHYTHM ‘N’ BLUES –•– The McGuire Sisters (Coral)-11 (6)
8 t 8 IT’S A SIN TO TELL A LIE –•– Somethin’ Smith and the Redheads (Epic)-12 (8)
10 10 UNCHAINED MELODY –•– Al Hibbler (Decca)-17 (3)

11 11 HUMMINGBIRD –•– Les Paul and Mary Ford (Capitol)-4 (11)
12 14 t AIN’T IT A SHAME –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-4 (12)
13 16 t DOMANI (Tomorrow) –•– Julius LaRosa (Cadence)-2 (13)
14 t 18 t THE POPCORN SONG –•– Cliffie Stone and His Orchestra (Capitol)-2 (14)
14 t — THE YELLOW ROSE OF TEXAS –•– Mitch Miller and His Orchestra and Chorus (Columbia)-1 (14)
16 t 12 t UNCHAINED MELODY –•– Les Baxter, His Chorus and Orchestra (Capitol)-16 (3)
16 t 12 t UNCHAINED MELODY –•– Roy Hamilton (Epic)-16 (6)
18 t 16 t SOMETHING’S GOTTA GIVE –•– Sammy Davis Jr. (Decca)-4 (16)
18 t 20 t THE MAN IN THE RAINCOAT –•– Priscilla Wright with Don Wright and the Septette (Unique)-2 (18)
18 t — SEVENTEEN –•– The Fontane Sisters (Dot)-1 (18)

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US Top 25 Best Sellers In Stores Week Ending: 17th August, 1955
– Issue Date: 27th August, 1955

1 1 (We’re Gonna) ROCK AROUND THE CLOCK –•– Bill Haley and His Comets (Decca)-16 – (8 wks @ #1) (1)
2 2 AIN’T THAT A SHAME –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-8 (2)
3 3 THE YELLOW ROSE OF TEXAS –•– Mitch Miller and His Orchestra ans Chorus (Columbia)-4 (3)
4 4 LEARNIN’ THE BLUES –•– Frank Sinatra (Capitol)-16 (2)
5 7 HARD TO GET –•– Gisele MacKenzie (X)-13 (5)
6 11 THE YELLOW ROSE OF TEXAS –•– Johnny Desmond (Coral)-3 (6)
7 6 SEVENTEEN –•– Boyd Bennett and His Rockets (King)-8 (6)
8 5 A BLOSSOM FELL / IF I MAY –•– Nat King Cole and the Four Knights (Capitol)-17 (2)
9 10 THE HOUSE OF BLUE LIGHTS –•– Chuck Miller (Mercury)-11 (9)
10 13 MAYBELLENE –•– Chuck Berry (Chess)-2 (10)

11 8 IT’S A SIN TO TELL A LIE –•– Somethin’ Smith and the Redheads (Epic)-22 (7)
12 9 HUMMINGBIRD –•– Les Paul and Mary Ford (Capitol)-6 (8)
13 — TINA MARIE / FOOLED –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-2 (13)
14 16 WAKE THE TOWN AND TELL THE PEOPLE –•– Les Baxter, His Chorus and Orchestra (Capitol)-3 (14)
15 — SEVENTEEN –•– The Fontane Sisters (Dot)-1 (15)
16 18 AIN’T IT A SHAME –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-7 (16)
17 15 I’LL NEVER STOP LOVING YOU –•– Doris Day (Columbia)-6 (15)
18 23 t SEVENTEEN –•– Rusty Draper (Mercury)-2 (18)
19 — GUM DROP –•– The Crew-Cuts (Mercury)-1 (19)
20 21 AUTUMN LEAVES –•– Roger Williams (Kapp)-2 (20)

21 17 DOMANI (Tomorrow) –•– Julius LaRosa (Cadence)-6 (13)
22 12 UNCHAINED MELODY / MEDIC –•– Les Baxter, His Chorus and Orchestra (Capitol)-21 (2)
23 — WAKE THE TOWN AND TELL THE PEOPLE –•– Mindy Carson (Columbia)-1 (23)
24 — SONG OF THE DREAMER / DON’T STAY AWAY TOO LONG –•– Eddie Fisher (RCA Victor)-1 (24)
25 14 CHERRY PINK AND APPLE BLOSSOM WHITE –•– Prez Prado and His Orchestra (RCA Victor)-26 (1)

US Top 20 Most Played by Jockeys Singles For The Week Ending: 17th August, 1955
– Issue Date: 27th August, 1955

1 1 (We’re Gonna) ROCK AROUND THE CLOCK –•– Bill Haley and His Comets (Decca)-14 – (6 wks @ #1) (1)
2 3 THE YELLOW ROSE OF TEXAS –•– Mitch Miller and His Orchestra and Chorus (Columbia)-4 (2)
3 4 AIN’T THAT A SHAME –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-7 (3)
4 2 LEARNIN’ THE BLUES –•– Frank Sinatra (Capitol)-17 (1)
5 5 HARD TO GET –•– Gisele MacKenzie (X)-9 (4)
6 12 TINA MARIE –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-2 (6)
7 9 THE YELLOW ROSE OF TEXAS –•– Johnny Desmond (Coral)-2 (7)
8 8 HUMMINGBIRD –•– Les Paul and Mary Ford (Capitol)-8 (8)
9 t 18 SEVENTEEN –•– The Fontane Sisters (Dot)-2 (9)
9 t 17 WAKE THE TOWN AND TELL THE PEOPLE –•– Les Baxter, His Chorus and Orchestra (Capitol)-3 (9)

11 7 A BLOSSOM FELL –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-16 (3)
12 15 THE LONGEST WALK –•– Jaye P. Morgan (RCA Victor)-2 (12)
13 10 SEVENTEEN –•– Boyd Bennett and His Rockets (King)-3 (10)
14 14 I’LL NEVER STOP LOVING YOU –•– Doris Day (Columbia)-5 (13)
15 6 UNCHAINED MELODY –•– Les Baxter, His Chorus and Orchestra (Capitol)-21 (1)
16 11 IT’S A SIN TO TELL A LIE –•– Somethin’ Smith and the Redheads (Epic)-9 (9)
17 — LOVE IS A MANY-SPLENDORED THING –•– The Four Aces Featuring Al Alberts (Decca)-1 (17)
18 19 DOMANI (Tomorrow) –•– Julius LaRosa (Cadence)-5 (16)
19 — THE MAN IN THE RAINCOAT –•– Priscilla Wright with Don Wright and the Septette (Unique)-3 (16)
20 13 SOMETHING’S GOTTA GIVE –•– The McGuire Sisters (Coral)-13 (5)

US Top 20 Most Played In Juke Boxes Singles For The Week Ending: 17th August, 1955
– Issue Date: 27th August, 1955

1 1 (We’re Gonna) ROCK AROUND THE CLOCK –•– Bill Haley and His Comets (Decca)-11 – (5 wks @ #1) (1)
2 t 2 LEARNIN’ THE BLUES –•– Frank Sinatra (Capitol)-11 (2)
2 t 3 AIN’T THAT A SHAME –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-7 (2)
4 4 A BLOSSOM FELL / IF I MAY –•– Nat King Cole and the Four Knights (Capitol)-14 (2)
5 5 HARD TO GET –•– Gisele MacKenzie (X)-8 (5)
6 14 t THE YELLOW ROSE OF TEXAS –•– Mitch Miller and His Orchestra and Chorus (Columbia)-2 (6)
7 11 HUMMINGBIRD –•– Les Paul and Mary Ford (Capitol)-5 (7)
8 6 CHERRY PINK AND APPLE BLOSSOM WHITE –•– Prez Prado and His Orchestra (RCA Victor)-21 (1)
9 7 HONEY-BABE –•– Art Mooney and His Orchestra (MGM)-15 (6)
10 t 8 t IT’S A SIN TO TELL A LIE –•– Somethin’ Smith and the Redheads (Epic)-13 (8)
10 t 12 AIN’T IT A SHAME –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-5 (10)

12 t 8 t SOMETHING’S GOTTA GIVE / RHYTHM ‘N’ BLUES –•– The McGuire Sisters (Coral)-12 (6)
12 t 18 t SEVENTEEN –•– The Fontane Sisters (Dot)-2 (12)
14 t 16 t UNCHAINED MELODY –•– Les Baxter, His Chorus and Orchestra (Capitol)-17 (3)
14 t — THE YELLOW ROSE OF TEXAS –•– Johnny Desmond (Coral)-1 (14)
16 t 14 t THE POPCORN SONG –•– Cliffie Stone and His Orchestra (Capitol)-3 (14)
16 t — SEVENTEEN –•– Boyd Bennett and His Rockets (King)-1 (16)
18 t 10 UNCHAINED MELODY –•– Al Hibbler (Decca)-18 (3)
18 t — THE BANJO’S BACK IN TOWN –•– Teresa Brewer (Coral)-4 (15)
18 t — THE LONGEST WALK –•– Jaye P. Morgan (RCA Victor)-1 (18)

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US Top 25 Best Sellers In Stores Week Ending: 24th August, 1955
– Issue Date: 3rd September, 1955

1 3 THE YELLOW ROSE OF TEXAS –•– Mitch Miller and His Orchestra and Chorus (Columbia)-5 – (1 wk @ #1) (1)
2 2 AIN’T THAT A SHAME –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-9 (2)
3 1 (We’re Gonna) ROCK AROUND THE CLOCK –•– Bill Haley and His Comets (Decca)-17 (1)
4 4 LEARNIN’ THE BLUES –•– Frank Sinatra (Capitol)-17 (2)
5 7 SEVENTEEN –•– Boyd Bennett and His Rockets (King)-9 (5)
6 6 THE YELLOW ROSE OF TEXAS –•– Johnny Desmond (Coral)-4 (6)
7 10 MAYBELLENE –•– Chuck Berry (Chess)-3 (7)
8 5 HARD TO GET –•– Gisele MacKenzie (X)-14 (5)
9 15 SEVENTEEN –•– The Fontane Sisters (Dot)-2 (9)
10 14 WAKE THE TOWN AND TELL THE PEOPLE –•– Les Baxter, His Chorus and Orchestra (Capitol)-4 (10)

11 20 AUTUMN LEAVES –•– Roger Williams (Kapp)-3 (11)
12 8 A BLOSSOM FELL / IF I MAY –•– Nat King Cole and the Four Knights (Capitol)-18 (2)
13 12 HUMMINGBIRD –•– Les Paul and Mary Ford (Capitol)-7 (8)
14 13 TINA MARIE / FOOLED –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-3 (13)
15 19 GUM DROP –•– The Crew-Cuts (Mercury)-2 (15)
16 9 THE HOUSE OF BLUE LIGHTS –•– Chuck Miller (Mercury)-12 (9)
17 — LOVE IS A MANY-SPLENDORED THING –•– The Four Aces Featuring Al Alberts (Decca)-1 (17)
18 24 SONG OF THE DREAMER / DON’T STAY AWAY TOO LONG –•– Eddie Fisher (RCA Victor)-2 (18)
19 17 I’LL NEVER STOP LOVING YOU –•– Doris Day (Columbia)-7 (15)
20 23 WAKE THE TOWN AND TELL THE PEOPLE –•– Mindy Carson (Columbia)-2 (20)

21 — MOMENTS TO REMEMBER –•– The Four Lads (Columbia)-1 (21)
22 21 DOMANI (Tomorrow) –•– Julius LaRosa (Cadence)-7 (13)
23 18 SEVENTEEN –•– Rusty Draper (Mercury)-3 (18)
24 t 11 IT’S A SIN TO TELL A LIE –•– Somethin’ Smith and the Redheads (Epic)-23 (7)
24 t — THE BIBLE TELLS ME SO –•– Nick Noble (Wing)-2 (23)

US Top 20 Most Played by Jockeys Singles For The Week Ending: 24th August, 1955
– Issue Date: 3rd September, 1955

1 2 THE YELLOW ROSE OF TEXAS –•– Mitch Miller and His Orchestra and Chorus (Columbia)-5 – (1 wk @ #1) (1)
2 1 (We’re Gonna) ROCK AROUND THE CLOCK –•– Bill Haley and His Comets (Decca)-15 (1)
3 3 AIN’T THAT A SHAME –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-8 (3)
4 7 THE YELLOW ROSE OF TEXAS –•– Johnny Desmond (Coral)-3 (4)
5 4 LEARNIN’ THE BLUES –•– Frank Sinatra (Capitol)-18 (1)
6 5 HARD TO GET –•– Gisele MacKenzie (X)-10 (4)
7 12 THE LONGEST WALK –•– Jaye P. Morgan (RCA Victor)-3 (7)
8 6 TINA MARIE –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-3 (6)
9 13 SEVENTEEN –•– Boyd Bennett and His Rockets (King)-4 (9)
10 9 t SEVENTEEN –•– The Fontane Sisters (Dot)-3 (9)

11 17 LOVE IS A MANY-SPLENDORED THING –•– The Four Aces Featuring Al Alberts (Decca)-2 (11)
12 8 HUMMINGBIRD –•– Les Paul and Mary Ford (Capitol)-9 (8)
13 — MAYBELLENE –•– Chuck Berry (Chess)-1 (13)
14 9 t WAKE THE TOWN AND TELL THE PEOPLE –•– Les Baxter, His Chorus and Orchestra (Capitol)-4 (9)
15 18 DOMANI (Tomorrow) –•– Julius LaRosa (Cadence)-6 (15)
16 — SONG OF THE DREAMER –•– Eddie Fisher (RCA Victor)-1 (16)
17 16 IT’S A SIN TO TELL A LIE –•– Somethin’ Smith and the Redheads (Epic)-10 (9)
18 — GUM DROP –•– The Crew-Cuts (Mercury)-1 (18)
19 14 I’LL NEVER STOP LOVING YOU –•– Doris Day (Columbia)-6 (13)
20 — WAKE THE TOWN AND TELL THE PEOPLE –•– Mindy Carson (Columbia)-1 (20)

US Top 20 Most Played In Juke Boxes Singles For The Week Ending: 24th August, 1955
– Issue Date: 3rd September, 1955

1 1 (We’re Gonna) ROCK AROUND THE CLOCK –•– Bill Haley and His Comets (Decca)-12 – (6 wks @ #1) (1)
2 2 t AIN’T THAT A SHAME –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-8 (2)
3 2 t LEARNIN’ THE BLUES –•– Frank Sinatra (Capitol)-12 (2)
4 6 THE YELLOW ROSE OF TEXAS –•– Mitch Miller and His Orchestra and Chorus (Columbia)-3 (4)
5 5 HARD TO GET –•– Gisele MacKenzie (X)-9 (5)
6 4 A BLOSSOM FELL / IF I MAY –•– Nat King Cole and the Four Knights (Capitol)-15 (2)
7 7 HUMMINGBIRD –•– Les Paul and Mary Ford (Capitol)-6 (7)
8 14 t THE YELLOW ROSE OF TEXAS –•– Johnny Desmond (Coral)-2 (14)
9 10 t IT’S A SIN TO TELL A LIE –•– Somethin’ Smith and the Redheads (Epic)-14 (8)
10 16 t SEVENTEEN –•– Boyd Bennett and His Rockets (King)-2 (10)

11 t 10 t AIN’T IT A SHAME –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-6 (10)
11 t — MAYBELLENE –•– Chuck Berry (Chess)-1 (11)
13 8 CHERRY PINK AND APPLE BLOSSOM WHITE –•– Prez Prado and His Orchestra (RCA Victor)-22 (1)
14 12 t SOMETHING’S GOTTA GIVE / RHYTHM ‘N’ BLUES –•– The McGuire Sisters (Coral)-13 (6)
15 12 t SEVENTEEN –•– The Fontane Sisters (Dot)-3 (12)
16 18 t THE LONGEST WALK –•– Jaye P. Morgan (RCA Victor)-2 (16)
17 — TINA MARIE –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-1 (17)
18 — HUMMING BIRD –•– Frankie Laine (Columbia)-1 (18)
19 t 16 t THE POPCORN SONG –•– Cliffie Stone and His Orchestra (Capitol)-4 (14)
19 t 14 t UNCHAINED MELODY –•– Les Baxter, His Chorus and Orchestra (Capitol)-18 (3)

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US Top 25 Best Sellers In Stores Week Ending: 31st August, 1955
– Issue Date: 10th September, 1955

1 1 THE YELLOW ROSE OF TEXAS –•– Mitch Miller and His Orchestra and Chorus (Columbia)-6 – (2 wks @ #1) (1)
2 2 AIN’T THAT A SHAME –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-10 (2)
3 3 (We’re Gonna) ROCK AROUND THE CLOCK –•– Bill Haley and His Comets (Decca)-18 (1)
4 17 LOVE IS A MANY-SPLENDORED THING –•– The Four Aces Featuring Al Alberts (Decca)-2 (4)
5 7 MAYBELLENE –•– Chuck Berry (Chess)-4 (5)
6 6 THE YELLOW ROSE OF TEXAS –•– Johnny Desmond (Coral)-5 (6)
7 11 AUTUMN LEAVES –•– Roger Williams (Kapp)-4 (7)
8 9 SEVENTEEN –•– The Fontane Sisters (Dot)-3 (8)
9 5 SEVENTEEN –•– Boyd Bennett and His Rockets (King)-10 (5)
10 8 HARD TO GET –•– Gisele MacKenzie (X)-15 (5)

11 10 WAKE THE TOWN AND TELL THE PEOPLE –•– Les Baxter, His Orchestra and Chorus (Capitol)-5 (10)
12 14 TINA MARIE / FOOLED –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-4 (12)
13 4 LEARNIN’ THE BLUES –•– Frank Sinatra (Capitol)-18 (2)
14 15 GUM DROP –•– The Crew-Cuts (Mercury)-3 (14)
15 13 HUMMINGBIRD –•– Les Paul and Mary Ford (Capitol)-8 (8)
16 12 A BLOSSOM FELL / IF I MAY –•– Nat King Cole and the Four Knights (Capitol)-19 (2)
17 — THE LONGEST WALK / SWANEE –•– Jaye P. Morgan (RCA Victor)-1 (17)
18 18 SONG OF THE DREAMER / DON’T STAY AWAY TOO LONG –•– Eddie Fisher (RCA Victor)-3 (18)
19 21 MOMENTS TO REMEMBER –•– The Four Lads (Columbia)-2 (19)
20 — THE BIBLE TELLS ME SO / LOVE IS A MANY-SPLENDORED THING –•– Don Cornell (Coral)-1 (20)

21 20 WAKE THE TOWN AND TELL THE PEOPLE –•– Mindy Carson (Columbia)-3 (20)
22 16 THE HOUSE OF BLUE LIGHTS –•– Chuck Miller (Mercury)-13 (9)
23 19 I’LL NEVER STOP LOVING YOU –•– Doris Day (Columbia)-8 (15)
24 — AIN’T IT A SHAME –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-8 (16)
25 23 SEVENTEEN –•– Rusty Draper (Mercury)-4 (18)

US Top 20 Most Played by Jockeys Singles For The Week Ending: 31st August, 1955
– Issue Date: 10th September, 1955

1 1 THE YELLOW ROSE OF TEXAS –•– Mitch Miller and His Orchestra and Chorus (Columbia)-6 – (2 wks @ #1) (1)
2 3 AIN’T THAT A SHAME –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-9 (2)
3 2 (We’re Gonna) ROCK AROUND THE CLOCK –•– Bill Haley and His Comets (Decca)-16 (1)
4 4 THE YELLOW ROSE OF TEXAS –•– Johnny Desmond (Coral)-4 (4)
5 5 LEARNIN’ THE BLUES –•– Frank Sinatra (Capitol)-19 (1)
6 8 TINA MARIE –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-4 (6)
7 6 HARD TO GET –•– Gisele MacKenzie (X)-11 (4)
8 10 SEVENTEEN –•– The Fontane Sisters (Dot)-4 (8)
9 7 THE LONGEST WALK –•– Jaye P. Morgan (RCA Victor)-4 (7)
10 14 WAKE THE TOWN AND TELL THE PEOPLE –•– Les Baxter, His Chorus and Orchestra (Capitol)-5 (9)

11 11 LOVE IS A MANY-SPLENDORED THING –•– The Four Aces Featuring Al Alberts (Decca)-3 (11)
12 9 SEVENTEEN –•– Boyd Bennett and His Rockets (King)-5 (9)
13 12 HUMMINGBIRD –•– Les Paul and Mary Ford (Capitol)-10 (8)
14 18 GUM DROP –•– The Crew-Cuts (Mercury)-2 (14)
15 13 MAYBELLENE –•– Chuck Berry (Chess)-2 (13)
16 16 SONG OF THE DREAMER –•– Eddie Fisher (RCA Victor)-2 (16)
17 15 DOMANI (Tomorrow) –•– Julius LaRosa (Cadence)-7 (15)
18 20 WAKE THE TOWN AND TELL THE PEOPLE –•– Mindy Carson (Columbia)-2 (18)
19 — THE BIBLE TELLS ME SO –•– Don Cornell (Coral)-1 (19)
20 — AUTUMN LEAVES –•– Roger Williams (Kapp)-1 (20)

US Top 20 Most Played In Juke Boxes Singles For The Week Ending: 31st August, 1955
– Issue Date: 10th September, 1955

1 1 (We’re Gonna) ROCK AROUND THE CLOCK –•– Bill Haley and His Comets (Decca)-13 – (7 wks @ #1) (1)
2 2 AIN’T THAT A SHAME –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-9 (2)
3 4 THE YELLOW ROSE OF TEXAS –•– Mitch Miller and His Orchestra and Chorus (Columbia)-4 (3)
4 3 LEARNIN’ THE BLUES –•– Frank Sinatra (Capitol)-13 (2)
5 5 HARD TO GET –•– Gisele MacKenzie (X)-10 (5)
6 8 THE YELLOW ROSE OF TEXAS –•– Johnny Desmond (Coral)-3 (6)
7 6 A BLOSSOM FELL / IF I MAY –•– Nat King Cole and the Four Knights (Capitol)-16 (2)
8 t 15 SEVENTEEN –•– The Fontane Sisters (Dot)-4 (8)
8 t 11 t MAYBELLENE –•– Chuck Berry (Chess)-2 (8)
10 7 HUMMINGBIRD –•– Les Paul and Mary Ford (Capitol)-7 (7)

11 10 SEVENTEEN –•– Boyd Bennett and His Rockets (King)-3 (10)
12 17 TINA MARIE –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-2 (12)
13 11 t AIN’T IT A SHAME –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-7 (10)
14 16 THE LONGEST WALK –•– Jaye P. Morgan (RCA Victor)-3 (14)
15 9 IT’S A SIN TO TELL A LIE –•– Somethin’ Smith and the Redheads (Epic)-15 (8)
16 13 CHERRY PINK AND APPLE BLOSSOM WHITE –•– Prez Prado and His Orchestra (RCA Victor)-23 (1)
17 t 18 HUMMING BIRD –•– Frankie Laine (Columbia)-2 (17)
17 t 14 SOMETHING’S GOTTA GIVE / RHYTHM ‘N’ BLUES –•– The McGuire Sisters (Coral)-14 (6)
19 — THE HOUSE OF BLUE LIGHTS –•– Chuck Miller (Mercury)-1 (19)
20 — UNCHAINED MELODY –•– Al Hibbler (Decca)-19 (3)

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US Top 25 Best Sellers In Stores Week Ending: 7th September, 1955
– Issue Date: 17th September, 1955

1 1 THE YELLOW ROSE OF TEXAS –•– Mitch Miller and His Orchestra and Chorus (Columbia)-7 – (3 wks @ #1) (1)
2 2 AIN’T THAT A SHAME –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-11 (2)
3 4 LOVE IS A MANY-SPLENDORED THING –•– The Four Aces Featuring Al Alberts (Decca)-3 (3)
4 3 (We’re Gonna) ROCK AROUND THE CLOCK –•– Bill Haley and His Comets (Decca)-19 (1)
5 7 AUTUMN LEAVES –•– Roger Williams (Kapp)-5 (5)
6 9 SEVENTEEN –•– Boyd Bennett and His Rockets (King)-11 (5)
7 5 MAYBELLENE –•– Chuck Berry (Chess)-5 (5)
8 6 THE YELLOW ROSE OF TEXAS –•– Johnny Desmond (Coral)-6 (6)
9 19 MOMENTS TO REMEMBER –•– The Four Lads (Columbia)-3 (9)
10 14 GUM DROP –•– The Crew-Cuts (Mercury)-4 (10)

11 8 SEVENTEEN –•– The Fontane Sisters (Dot)-4 (8)
12 12 TINA MARIE / FOOLED –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-5 (12)
13 17 THE LONGEST WALK / SWANEE –•– Jaye P. Morgan (RCA Victor)-2 (13)
14 t 11 WAKE THE TOWN AND TELL THE PEOPLE –•– Les Baxter, His Chorus and Orchestra (Capitol)-6 (10)
14 t 13 LEARNIN’ THE BLUES –•– Frank Sinatra (Capitol)-19 (2)
16 t 10 HARD TO GET –•– Gisele MacKenzie (X)-16 (5)
16 t 18 SONG OF THE DREAMER / DON’T STAY AWAY TOO LONG –•– Eddie Fisher (RCA Victor)-4 (16)
18 22 THE HOUSE OF BLUE LIGHTS –•– Chuck Miller (Mercury)-14 (9)
19 20 THE BIBLE TELLS ME SO / LOVE IS A MANY-SPLENDORED THING –•– Don Cornell (Coral)-2 (19)
20 21 WAKE THE TOWN AND TELL THE PEOPLE –•– Mindy Carson (Columbia)-4 (20)

21 15 HUMMINGBIRD –•– Les Paul and Mary Ford (Capitol)-9 (8)
22 — THE BIBLE TELLS ME SO –•– Nick Noble (Wing)-3 (22)
23 — I WANT YOU TO BE MY BABY –•– Lillian Briggs (Epic)-1 (23)
24 16 A BLOSSOM FELL / IF I MAY –•– Nat King Cole and the Four Knights (Capitol)-20 (2)
25 — I WANT YOU TO BE MY BABY –•– Georgia Gibbs (Mercury)-1 (25)

US Top 20 Most Played by Jockeys Singles For The Week Ending: 7th September, 1955
– Issue Date: 17th September, 1955

1 1 THE YELLOW ROSE OF TEXAS –•– Mitch Miller and His Orchestra and Chorus (Columbia)-7 – (3 wks @ #1) (1)
2 2 AIN’T THAT A SHAME –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-10 (2)
3 4 THE YELLOW ROSE OF TEXAS –•– Johnny Desmond (Coral)-5 (3)
4 11 LOVE IS A MANY-SPLENDORED THING –•– The Four Aces Featuring Al Alberts (Decca)-4 (4)
5 3 (We’re Gonna) ROCK AROUND THE CLOCK –•– Bill Haley and His Comets (Decca)-17 (1)
6 9 THE LONGEST WALK –•– Jaye P. Morgan (RCA Victor)-5 (6)
7 8 SEVENTEEN –•– The Fontane Sisters (Dot)-5 (7)
8 6 TINA MARIE –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-5 (6)
9 5 LEARNIN’ THE BLUES –•– Frank Sinatra (Capitol)-20 (1)
10 10 WAKE THE TOWN AND TELL THE PEOPLE –•– Les Baxter, His Chorus and Orchestra (Capitol)-6 (9)

11 7 HARD TO GET –•– Gisele MacKenzie (X)-12 (4)
12 12 SEVENTEEN –•– Boyd Bennett and His Rockets (King)-6 (9)
13 15 MAYBELLENE –•– Chuck Berry (Chess)-3 (13)
14 14 GUM DROP –•– The Crew-Cuts (Mercury)-3 (14)
15 20 AUTUMN LEAVES –•– Roger Williams (Kapp)-2 (15)
16 13 HUMMINGBIRD –•– Les Paul and Mary Ford (Capitol)-11 (8)
17 — MOMENTS TO REMEMBER –•– The Four Lads (Columbia)-1 (17)
18 — I’LL NEVER STOP LOVING YOU –•– Doris Day (Columbia)-7 (13)
19 18 WAKE THE TOWN AND TELL THE PEOPLE –•– Mindy Carson (Columbia)-3 (18)
20 19 THE BIBLE TELLS ME SO –•– Don Cornell (Coral)-2 (19)

US Top 20 Most Played In Juke Boxes Singles For The Week Ending: 7th September, 1955
– Issue Date: 17th September, 1955

1 2 AIN’T THAT A SHAME –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-10 – (1 wk @ #1) (1)
2 3 THE YELLOW ROSE OF TEXAS –•– Mitch Miller and His Orchestra and Chorus (Columbia)-5 (2)
3 1 (We’re Gonna) ROCK AROUND THE CLOCK –•– Bill Haley and His Comets (Decca)-14 (1)
4 6 THE YELLOW ROSE OF TEXAS –•– Johnny Desmond (Coral)-4 (4)
5 8 t SEVENTEEN –•– The Fontane Sisters (Dot)-5 (5)
6 t 4 LEARNIN’ THE BLUES –•– Frank Sinatra (Capitol)-14 (2)
6 t 5 HARD TO GET –•– Gisele MacKenzie (X)-11 (5)
8 8 t MAYBELLENE –•– Chuck Berry (Chess)-3 (8)
9 12 TINA MARIE –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-3 (9)
10 11 SEVENTEEN –•– Boyd Bennett and His Rockets (King)-4 (10)

11 14 THE LONGEST WALK –•– Jaye P. Morgan (RCA Victor)-4 (11)
12 10 HUMMINGBIRD –•– Les Paul and Mary Ford (Capitol)-8 (7)
13 7 A BLOSSOM FELL / IF I MAY –•– Nat King Cole and the Four Knights (Capitol)-17 (2)
14 — WAKE THE TOWN AND TELL THE PEOPLE –•– Mindy Carson (Columbia)-1 (14)
15 — AUTUMN LEAVES –•– Roger Williams (Kapp)-1 (15)
16 13 AIN’T IT A SHAME –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-8 (10)
17 t 15 IT’S A SIN TO TELL A LIE –•– Somethin’ Smith and the Redheads (Epic)-16 (8)
17 t — SONG OF THE DREAMER / DON’T STAY AWAY TOO LONG –•– Eddie Fisher (RCA Victor)-1 (17)
19 — WAKE THE TOWN AND TELL THE PEOPLE –•– Les Baxter, His Chorus and Orchestra (Capitol)-1 (19)
20 — GUM DROP –•– The Crew-Cuts (Mercury)-1 (20)

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US Top 25 Best Sellers In Stores Week Ending: 14th September, 1955
– Issue Date: 21st September, 1955

1 1 THE YELLOW ROSE OF TEXAS –•– Mitch Miller and His Orchestra and Chorus (Columbia)-8 – (4 wks @ #1) (1)
2 3 LOVE IS A MANY-SPLENDORED THING –•– The Four Aces Featuring Al Alberts (Decca)-4 (2)
3 2 AIN’T THAT A SHAME –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-12 (2)
4 5 AUTUMN LEAVES –•– Roger Williams (Kapp)-6 (4)
5 4 (We’re Gonna) ROCK AROUND THE CLOCK –•– Bill Haley and His Comets (Decca)-20 (1)
6 11 SEVENTEEN –•– The Fontane Sisters (Dot)-5 (6)
7 7 MAYBELLENE –•– Chuck Berry (Chess)-6 (5)
8 9 MOMENTS TO REMEMBER –•– The Four Lads (Columbia)-4 (8)
9 8 THE YELLOW ROSE OF TEXAS –•– Johnny Desmond (Coral)-7 (6)
10 12 TINA MARIE / FOOLED –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-6 (10)

11 6 SEVENTEEN –•– Boyd Bennett and His Rockets (King)-12 (5)
12 10 GUM DROP –•– The Crew-Cuts (Mercury)-5 (10)
13 14 t WAKE THE TOWN AND TELL THE PEOPLE –•– Les Baxter, His Chorus and Orchestra (Capitol)-7 (10)
14 19 THE BIBLE TELLS ME SO / LOVE IS A MANY-SPLENDORED THING –•– Don Cornell (Coral)-3 (14)
15 13 THE LONGEST WALK / SWANEE –•– Jaye P. Morgan (RCA Victor)-3 (13)
16 16 t SONG OF THE DREAMER / DON’T STAY AWAY TOO LONG –•– Eddie Fisher (RCA Victor)-5 (16)
17 16 t HARD TO GET –•– Gisele MacKenzie (X)-17 (5)
18 t 14 t LEARNIN’ THE BLUES –•– Frank Sinatra (Capitol)-20 (2)
18 t — THE SHIFTING WHISPERING SANDS (Parts 1 and 2) –•– Billy Vaughn and His Orchestra (Dot)-1 (18)
20 21 HUMMINGBIRD –•– Les Paul and Mary Ford (Capitol)-10 (8)

21 20 WAKE THE TOWN AND TELL THE PEOPLE –•– Mindy Carson (Columbia)-5 (20)
22 25 I WANT YOU TO BE MY BABY –•– Georgia Gibbs (Mercury)-2 (22)
23 — BLACK DENIM TROUSERS –•– The Cheers (Capitol)-1 (23)
24 23 I WANT YOU TO BE MY BABY –•– Lillian Briggs (Epic)-2 (23)
25 — I’LL NEVER STOP LOVING YOU –•– Doris Day (Columbia)-9 (15)

US Top 20 Most Played by Jockeys Singles For The Week Ending: 14th September, 1955
– Issue Date: 24th September, 1955

1 1 THE YELLOW ROSE OF TEXAS –•– Mitch Miller and His Orchestra and Chorus (Columbia)-8 – (4 wks @ #1) (1)
2 2 AIN’T THAT A SHAME –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-11 (2)
3 4 LOVE IS A MANY-SPLENDORED THING –•– The Four Aces Featuring Al Alberts (Decca)-5 (3)
4 3 THE YELLOW ROSE OF TEXAS –•– Johnny Desmond (Coral)-6 (3)
5 10 WAKE THE TOWN AND TELL THE PEOPLE –•– Les Baxter, His Chorus and Orchestra (Capitol)-7 (5)
6 8 TINA MARIE –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-6 (6)
7 7 SEVENTEEN –•– The Fontane Sisters (Dot)-6 (7)
8 15 AUTUMN LEAVES –•– Roger Williams (Kapp)-3 (8)
9 6 THE LONGEST WALK –•– Jaye P. Morgan (RCA Victor)-6 (6)
10 5 (We’re Gonna) ROCK AROUND THE CLOCK –•– Bill Haley and His Comets (Decca)-18 (1)

11 17 MOMENTS TO REMEMBER –•– The Four Lads (Columbia)-2 (11)
12 9 LEARNIN’ THE BLUES –•– Frank Sinatra (Capitol)-21 (1)
13 19 WAKE THE TOWN AND TELL THE PEOPLE –•– Mindy Carson (Columbia)-4 (13)
14 — THE SHIFTING WHISPERING SANDS (Parts 1 and 2) –•– Billy Vaughn and His Orchestra (Dot)-1 (14)
15 11 HARD TO GET –•– Gisele MacKenzie (X)-13 (4)
16 — MY BONNIE LASSIE –•– The Ames Brothers (RCA Victor)-1 (16)
17 — I WANT YOU TO BE MY BABY –•– Georgia Gibbs (Mercury)-1 (17)
18 18 I’LL NEVER STOP LOVING YOU –•– Doris Day (Columbia)-8 (13)
19 12 SEVENTEEN –•– Boyd Bennett and His Rockets (King)-7 (9)
20 — SAME OLD SATURDAY NIGHT –•– Frank Sinatra (Capitol)-1 (20)

US Top 20 Most Played In Juke Boxes Singles For The Week Ending: 14th September, 1955
– Issue Date: 24th September, 1955

1 1 AIN’T THAT A SHAME –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-11 – (2 wks @ #1) (1)
2 2 THE YELLOW ROSE OF TEXAS –•– Mitch Miller and His Orchestra and Chorus (Columbia)-6 (2)
3 3 (We’re Gonna) ROCK AROUND THE CLOCK –•– Bill Haley and His Comets (Decca)-15 (1)
4 4 THE YELLOW ROSE OF TEXAS –•– Johnny Desmond (Coral)-5 (4)
5 5 SEVENTEEN –•– The Fontane Sisters (Dot)-6 (5)
6 6 t HARD TO GET –•– Gisele MacKenzie (X)-12 (5)
7 8 MAYBELLENE –•– Chuck Berry (Chess)-4 (7)
8 10 SEVENTEEN –•– Boyd Bennett and His Rockets (King)-5 (8)
9 11 THE LONGEST WALK –•– Jaye P. Morgan (RCA Victor)-5 (9)
10 t 6 t LEARNIN’ THE BLUES –•– Frank Sinatra (Capitol)-15 (2)
10 t 19 WAKE THE TOWN AND TELL THE PEOPLE –•– Les Baxter, His Chorus and Orchestra (Capitol)-2 (10)

12 9 TINA MARIE –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-4 (9)
13 14 WAKE THE TOWN AND TELL THE PEOPLE –•– Mindy Carson (Columbia)-2 (13)
14 15 AUTUMN LEAVES –•– Roger Williams (Kapp)-2 (14)
15 12 HUMMINGBIRD –•– Les Paul and Mary Ford (Capitol)-9 (7)
16 17 t SONG OF THE DREAMER / DON’T STAY AWAY TOO LONG –•– Eddie Fisher (RCA Victor)-2 (16)
17 — LOVE IS A MANY-SPLENDORED THING –•– The Four Aces Featuring Al Alberts (Decca)-1 (17)
18 13 A BLOSSOM FELL / IF I MAY –•– Nat King Cole and the Four Knights (Capitol)-18 (2)
19 — HUMMING BIRD –•– Frankie Laine (Columbia)-3 (17)
20 t 16 AIN’T IT A SHAME –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-9 (10)
20 t — THE BIBLE TELLS ME SO –•– Don Cornell (Coral)-1 (20)

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US Top 25 Best Sellers In Stores Week Ending: 21st September, 1955
– Issue Date: 1st October, 1955

1 1 THE YELLOW ROSE OF TEXAS –•– Mitch Miller and His Orchestra and Chorus (Columbia)-9 – (5 wks @ #1) (1)
2 2 LOVE IS A MANY-SPLENDORED THING –•– The Four Aces Featuring Al Alberts (Decca)-5 (2)
3 4 AUTUMN LEAVES –•– Roger Williams (Kapp)-7 (3)
4 3 AIN’T THAT A SHAME –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-13 (2)
5 8 MOMENTS TO REMEMBER –•– The Four Lads (Columbia)-5 (5)
6 9 THE YELLOW ROSE OF TEXAS –•– Johnny Desmond (Coral)-8 (6)
7 10 TINA MARIE / FOOLED –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-7 (7)
8 5 (We’re Gonna) ROCK AROUND THE CLOCK –•– Bill Haley and His Comets (Decca)-21 (1)
9 t 6 SEVENTEEN –•– The Fontane Sisters (Dot)-6 (6)
9 t 7 MAYBELLENE –•– Chuck Berry (Chess)-7 (5)

11 14 THE BIBLE TELLS ME SO / LOVE IS A MANY-SPLENDORED THING –•– Don Cornell (Coral)-4 (11)
12 11 SEVENTEEN –•– Boyd Bennett and His Rockets (King)-13 (5)
13 18 t THE SHIFTING WHISPERING SANDS (Parts 1 and 2) –•– Billy Vaughn and His Orchestra (Dot)-2 (13)
14 13 WAKE THE TOWN AND TELL THE PEOPLE –•– Les Baxter, His Chorus and Orchestra (Capitol)-8 (10)
15 15 THE LONGEST WALK / SWANEE –•– Jaye P. Morgan (RCA Victor)-4 (13)
16 12 GUM DROP –•– The Crew-Cuts (Mercury)-6 (10)
17 t 16 SONG OF THE DREAMER / DON’T STAY AWAY TOO LONG –•– Eddie Fisher (RCA Victor)-6 (16)
17 t 23 BLACK DENIM TROUSERS –•– The Cheers (Capitol)-2 (17)
19 — HE –•– Al Hibbler (Decca)-1 (19)
20 17 HARD TO GET –•– Gisele MacKenzie (X)-18 (5)

21 — ONLY YOU (And You Alone) –•– The Platters (Mercury)-1 (21)
22 — THE SHIFTING, WHISPERING SANDS –•– Randy Draper (Mercury)-1 (22)
23 22 I WANT YOU TO BE MY BABY –•– Georgia Gibbs (Mercury)-3 (22)
24 21 WAKE THE TOWN AND TELL THE PEOPLE –•– Mindy Carson (Columbia)-6 (20)
25 24 I WANT YOU TO BE MY BABY –•– Lillian Briggs (Epic)-3 (23)

US Top 20 Most Played by Jockeys Singles For The Week Ending: 21st September, 1955
– Issue Date: 1st October, 1955

1 1 THE YELLOW ROSE OF TEXAS –•– Mitch Miller and His Orchestra and Chorus (Columbia)-9 – (5 wks @ #1) (1)
2 3 LOVE IS A MANY-SPLENDORED THING –•– The Four Aces Featuring Al Alberts (Decca)-6 (2)
3 2 AIN’T THAT A SHAME –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-12 (2)
4 8 AUTUMN LEAVES –•– Roger Williams (Kapp)-4 (4)
5 4 THE YELLOW ROSE OF TEXAS –•– Johnny Desmond (Coral)-7 (3)
6 5 WAKE THE TOWN AND TELL THE PEOPLE –•– Les Baxter, His Chorus and Orchestra (Capitol)-8 (5)
7 6 TINA MARIE –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-7 (6)
8 7 SEVENTEEN –•– The Fontane Sisters (Dot)-7 (7)
9 11 MOMENTS TO REMEMBER –•– The Four Lads (Columbia)-3 (9)
10 9 THE LONGEST WALK –•– Jaye P. Morgan (RCA Victor)-7 (6)

11 14 THE SHIFTING WHISPERING SANDS (Parts 1 and 2) –•– Billy Vaughn and His Orchestra (Dot)-2 (11)
12 10 (We’re Gonna) ROCK AROUND THE CLOCK –•– Bill Haley and His Comets (Decca)-19 (1)
13 19 SEVENTEEN –•– Boyd Bennett and His Rockets (King)-8 (9)
14 17 I WANT YOU TO BE MY BABY –•– Georgia Gibbs (Mercury)-2 (14)
15 20 SAME OLD SATURDAY NIGHT –•– Frank Sinatra (Capitol)-2 (15)
16 15 HARD TO GET –•– Gisele MacKenzie (X)-14 (4)
17 — MAYBELLENE –•– Chuck Berry (Chess)-4 (13)
18 — I WANT YOU TO BE MY BABY –•– Lillian Briggs (Epic)-1 (18)
19 — SUDDENLY THERE’S A VALLEY –•– Gogi Grant (Era)-1 (19)
20 — THE BIBLE TELLS ME SO –•– Don Cornell (Coral)-3 (19)

US Top 20 Most Played In Juke Boxes Singles For The Week Ending: 21st September, 1955
– Issue Date: 1st October, 1955

1 2 THE YELLOW ROSE OF TEXAS –•– Mitch Miller and His Orchestra and Chorus (Columbia)-7 – (1 wk @ #1) (1)
2 1 AIN’T THAT A SHAME –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-12 (1)
3 3 (We’re Gonna) ROCK AROUND THE CLOCK –•– Bill Haley and His Comets (Decca)-16 (1)
4 5 SEVENTEEN –•– The Fontane Sisters (Dot)-7 (4)
5 4 THE YELLOW ROSE OF TEXAS –•– Johnny Desmond (Coral)-6 (4)
6 6 HARD TO GET –•– Gisele MacKenzie (X)-13 (5)
7 7 MAYBELLENE –•– Chuck Berry (Chess)-5 (7)
8 12 TINA MARIE –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-5 (8)
9 10 t WAKE THE TOWN AND TELL THE PEOPLE –•– Les Baxter, His Chorus and Orchestra (Capitol)-3 (9)
10 8 SEVENTEEN –•– Boyd Bennett and His Rockets (King)-6 (8)

11 t 9 THE LONGEST WALK –•– Jaye P. Morgan (RCA Victor)-6 (9)
11 t 16 SONG OF THE DREAMER / DON’T STAY AWAY TOO LONG –•– Eddie Fisher (RCA Victor)-3 (11)
13 t 15 HUMMINGBIRD –•– Les Paul and Mary Ford (Capitol)-10 (7)
13 t 17 LOVE IS A MANY-SPLENDORED THING –•– The Four Aces Featuring Al Alberts (Decca)-2 (13)
15 10 t LEARNIN’ THE BLUES –•– Frank Sinatra (Capitol)-16 (2)
16 t 13 WAKE THE TOWN AND TELL THE PEOPLE –•– Mindy Carson (Columbia)-3 (13)
16 t 14 AUTUMN LEAVES –•– Roger Williams (Kapp)-3 (14)
18 20 t AIN’T IT A SHAME –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-10 (10)
19 20 t THE BIBLE TELLS ME SO –•– Don Cornell (Coral)-2 (19)
20 — THE SHIFTING WHISPERING SANDS (Parts 1 and 2) –•– Billy Vaughn and His Orchestra (Dot)-1 (20)

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US Top 25 Best Sellers In Stores Week Ending: 28th September, 1955
– Issue Date: 8th October, 1955

1 2 LOVE IS A MANY-SPLENDORED THING –•– The Four Aces Featuring Al Alberts (Decca)-6 – (1 wk @ #1) (1)
2 1 THE YELLOW ROSE OF TEXAS –•– Mitch Miller and His Orchestra and Chorus (Columbia)-10 (1)
3 3 AUTUMN LEAVES –•– Roger Williams (Kapp)-8 (3)
4 4 AIN’T THAT A SHAME –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-14 (2)
5 5 MOMENTS TO REMEMBER –•– The Four Lads (Columbia)-6 (5)
6 6 THE YELLOW ROSE OF TEXAS –•– Johnny Desmond (Coral)-9 (6)
7 9 t SEVENTEEN –•– The Fontane Sisters (Dot)-7 (6)
8 7 TINA MARIE / FOOLED –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-8 (7)
9 13 THE SHIFTING WHISPERING SANDS (Parts 1 and 2) –•– Billy Vaughn and His Orchestra (Dot)-3 (9)
10 11 THE BIBLE TELLS ME SO / LOVE IS A MANY-SPLENDORED THING –•– Don Cornell (Coral)-5 (10)

11 9 t MAYBELLENE –•– Chuck Berry (Chess)-8 (5)
12 17 t BLACK DENIM TROUSERS –•– The Cheers (Capitol)-3 (12)
13 8 (We’re Gonna) ROCK AROUND THE CLOCK –•– Bill Haley and His Comets (Decca)-22 (1)
14 22 THE SHIFTING, WHISPERING SANDS –•– Randy Draper (Mercury)-2 (14)
15 12 SEVENTEEN –•– Boyd Bennett and His Rockets (King)-14 (5)
16 16 GUM DROP –•– The Crew-Cuts (Mercury)-7 (10)
17 14 WAKE THE TOWN AND TELL THE PEOPLE –•– Les Baxter, His Orchestra and Chorus (Capitol)-9 (10)
18 21 ONLY YOU (And You Alone) –•– The Platters (Mercury)-2 (18)
19 19 HE –•– Al Hibbler (Decca)-2 (19)
20 15 THE LONGEST WALK / SWANEE –•– Jaye P. Morgan (RCA Victor)-5 (13)

21 — SUDDENLY THERE’S A VALLEY –•– Gogi Grant (Era)-1 (21)
22 — MY BONNIE LASSIE –•– The Ames Brothers (RCA Victor)-1 (22)
23 24 WAKE THE TOWN AND TELL THE PEOPLE –•– Mindy Carson (Columbia)-7 (20)
24 17 t SONG OF THE DREAMER / DON’T STAY AWAY TOO LONG –•– Eddie Fisher (RCA Victor)-7 (16)
25 20 HARD TO GET –•– Gisele MacKenzie (X)-19 (5)

US Top 20 Most Played by Jockeys Singles For The Week Ending: 28th September, 1955
– Issue Date: 8th October, 1955

1 1 THE YELLOW ROSE OF TEXAS –•– Mitch Miller and His Orchestra and Chorus (Columbia)-10 – (6 wks @ #1) (1)
2 2 LOVE IS A MANY-SPLENDORED THING –•– The Four Aces Featuring Al Alberts (Decca)-7 (2)
3 4 AUTUMN LEAVES –•– Roger Williams (Kapp)-5 (3)
4 3 AIN’T THAT A SHAME –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-13 (2)
5 5 THE YELLOW ROSE OF TEXAS –•– Johnny Desmond (Coral)-8 (3)
6 6 WAKE THE TOWN AND TELL THE PEOPLE –•– Les Baxter, His Chorus and Orchestra (Capitol)-9 (5)
7 9 MOMENTS TO REMEMBER –•– The Four Lads (Columbia)-4 (7)
8 7 TINA MARIE –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-8 (6)
9 8 SEVENTEEN –•– The Fontane Sisters (Dot)-8 (7)
10 11 THE SHIFTING WHISPERING SANDS (Parts 1 and 2) –•– Billy Vaughn and His Orchestra (Dot)-3 (10)

11 10 THE LONGEST WALK –•– Jaye P. Morgan (RCA Victor)-8 (6)
12 — BLACK DENIM TROUSERS –•– The Cheers (Capitol)-1 (12)
13 15 SAME OLD SATURDAY NIGHT –•– Frank Sinatra (Capitol)-3 (13)
14 — WAKE THE TOWN AND TELL THE PEOPLE –•– Mindy Carson (Columbia)-1 (14)
15 19 SUDDENLY THERE’S A VALLEY –•– Gogi Grant (Era)-2 (15)
16 — MY BONNIE LASSIE –•– The Ames Brothers (RCA Victor)-2 (16)
17 14 I WANT YOU TO BE MY BABY –•– Georgia Gibbs (Mercury)-3 (14)
18 20 THE BIBLE TELLS ME SO –•– Don Cornell (Coral)-4 (18)
19 18 I WANT YOU TO BE MY BABY –•– Lillian Briggs (Epic)-2 (18)
20 — SUDDENLY THERE’S A VALLEY –•– Julius LaRosa (Cadence)-1 (20)

US Top 20 Most Played In Juke Boxes Singles For The Week Ending: 28th September, 1955
– Issue Date: 8th October, 1955

1 1 THE YELLOW ROSE OF TEXAS –•– Mitch Miller and His Orchestra and Chorus (Columbia)-8 – (2 wks @ #1) (1)
2 2 AIN’T THAT A SHAME –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-13 (1)
3 4 SEVENTEEN –•– The Fontane Sisters (Dot)-8 (3)
4 5 THE YELLOW ROSE OF TEXAS –•– Johnny Desmond (Coral)-7 (4)
5 3 (We’re Gonna) ROCK AROUND THE CLOCK –•– Bill Haley and His Comets (Decca)-17 (1)
6 7 MAYBELLENE –•– Chuck Berry (Chess)-6 (6)
7 11 t THE LONGEST WALK / SWANEE –•– Jaye P. Morgan (RCA Victor)-7 (7)
8 13 t LOVE IS A MANY-SPLENDORED THING –•– The Four Aces Featuring Al Alberts (Decca)-3 (8)
9 t 9 WAKE THE TOWN AND TELL THE PEOPLE –•– Les Baxter, His Chorus and Orchestra (Capitol)-4 (9)
9 t 16 t AUTUMN LEAVES –•– Roger Williams (Kapp)-4 (9)

11 8 TINA MARIE –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-6 (8)
12 6 HARD TO GET –•– Gisele MacKenzie (X)-14 (5)
13 10 SEVENTEEN –•– Boyd Bennett and His Rockets (King)-7 (8)
14 13 t HUMMINGBIRD –•– Les Paul and Mary Ford (Capitol)-11 (7)
15 11 t SONG OF THE DREAMER / DON’T STAY AWAY TOO LONG –•– Eddie Fisher (RCA Victor)-4 (11)
16 16 t WAKE THE TOWN AND TELL THE PEOPLE –•– Mindy Carson (Columbia)-4 (13)
17 t 18 AIN’T IT A SHAME –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-11 (10)
17 t 19 THE BIBLE TELLS ME SO –•– Don Cornell (Coral)-3 (17)
19 t 15 LEARNIN’ THE BLUES –•– Frank Sinatra (Capitol)-17 (2)
19 t — I WANT YOU TO BE MY BABY –•– Lillian Briggs (Epic)-1 (19)

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US Top 25 Best Sellers In Stores Week Ending: 5th October, 1955
– Issue Date: 15th October, 1955

1 2 THE YELLOW ROSE OF TEXAS –•– Mitch Miller and His Orchestra and Chorus (Columbia)-11 – (6 wks @ #1) (1)
2 1 LOVE IS A MANY-SPLENDORED THING –•– The Four Aces Featuring Al Alberts (Decca)-7 (1)
3 3 AUTUMN LEAVES –•– Roger Williams (Kapp)-9 (3)
4 5 MOMENTS TO REMEMBER –•– The Four Lads (Columbia)-7 (4)
5 4 AIN’T THAT A SHAME –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-15 (2)
6 8 TINA MARIE / FOOLED –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-9 (6)
7 9 THE SHIFTING WHISPERING SANDS (Parts 1 and 2) –•– Billy Vaughn and His Orchestra (Dot)-4 (7)
8 10 THE BIBLE TELLS ME SO / LOVE IS A MANY-SPLENDORED THING –•– Don Cornell (Coral)-6 (8)
9 12 BLACK DENIM TROUSERS –•– The Cheers (Capitol)-4 (9)
10 7 SEVENTEEN –•– The Fontane Sisters (Dot)-8 (6)

11 6 THE YELLOW ROSE OF TEXAS –•– Johnny Desmond (Coral)-10 (6)
12 19 HE –•– Al Hibbler (Decca)-3 (12)
13 14 THE SHIFTING, WHISPERING SANDS –•– Randy Draper (Mercury)-3 (13)
14 18 ONLY YOU (And You Alone) –•– The Platters (Mercury)-3 (14)
15 15 SEVENTEEN –•– Boyd Bennett and His Rockets (King)-15 (5)
16 17 WAKE THE TOWN AND TELL THE PEOPLE –•– Les Baxter, His Chorus and Orchestra (Capitol)-10 (10)
17 11 MAYBELLENE –•– Chuck Berry (Chess)-9 (5)
18 13 (We’re Gonna) ROCK AROUND THE CLOCK –•– Bill Haley and His Comets (Decca)-23 (1)
19 22 MY BONNIE LASSIE –•– The Ames Brothers (RCA Victor)-2 (19)
20 21 SUDDENLY THERE’S A VALLEY –•– Gogi Grant (Era)-2 (20)

21 20 THE LONGEST WALK / SWANEE –•– Jaye P. Morgan (RCA Victor)-6 (13)
22 24 SONG OF THE DREAMER / DON’T STAY AWAY TOO LONG –•– Eddie Fisher (RCA Victor)-8 (16)
23 — AT MY FRONT DOOR –•– The Eldorados (Vee Jay)-1 (23)
24 16 GUM DROP –•– The Crew-Cuts (Mercury)-8 (10)
25 23 WAKE THE TOWN AND TELL THE PEOPLE –•– Mindy Carson (Columbia)-8 (20)

US Top 20 Most Played by Jockeys Singles For The Week Ending: 5th October, 1955
– Issue Date: 15th October, 1955

1 2 LOVE IS A MANY-SPLENDORED THING –•– The Four Aces Featuring Al Alberts (Decca)-8 – (1 wk @ #1) (1)
2 1 THE YELLOW ROSE OF TEXAS –•– Mitch Miller and His Orchestra and Chorus (Columbia)-11 (1)
3 3 AUTUMN LEAVES –•– Roger Williams (Kapp)-6 (3)
4 7 MOMENTS TO REMEMBER –•– The Four Lads (Columbia)-5 (4)
5 8 TINA MARIE –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-9 (5)
6 4 AIN’T THAT A SHAME –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-14 (2)
7 9 SEVENTEEN –•– The Fontane Sisters (Dot)-9 (7)
8 10 THE SHIFTING WHISPERING SANDS (Parts 1 and 2) –•– Billy Vaughn and His Orchestra (Dot)-4 (8)
9 6 WAKE THE TOWN AND TELL THE PEOPLE –•– Les Baxter, His Chorus and Orchestra (Capitol)-10 (5)
10 5 THE YELLOW ROSE OF TEXAS –•– Johnny Desmond (Coral)-9 (3)

11 12 BLACK DENIM TROUSERS –•– The Cheers (Capitol)-2 (11)
12 11 THE LONGEST WALK –•– Jaye P. Morgan (RCA Victor)-9 (6)
13 13 SAME OLD SATURDAY NIGHT –•– Frank Sinatra (Capitol)-4 (13)
14 15 SUDDENLY THERE’S A VALLEY –•– Gogi Grant (Era)-3 (14)
15 16 MY BONNIE LASSIE –•– The Ames Brothers (RCA Victor)-3 (15)
16 — HE –•– Al Hibbler (Decca)-1 (16)
17 — THE SHIFTING, WHISPERING SANDS –•– Randy Draper (Mercury)-1 (17)
18 — SUDDENLY THERE’S A VALLEY –•– Jo Stafford (Columbia)-1 (18)
19 18 THE BIBLE TELLS ME SO –•– Don Cornell (Coral)-5 (18)
20 — HARD TO GET –•– Gisele MacKenzie (X)-15 (4)

US Top 20 Most Played In Juke Boxes Singles For The Week Ending: 5th October, 1955
– Issue Date: 15th October, 1955

1 1 THE YELLOW ROSE OF TEXAS –•– Mitch Miller and His Orchestra and Chorus (Columbia)-9 – (3 wks @ #1) (1)
2 2 AIN’T THAT A SHAME –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-14 (1)
3 9 t AUTUMN LEAVES –•– Roger Williams (Kapp)-5 (3)
4 8 LOVE IS A MANY-SPLENDORED THING –•– The Four Aces Featuring Al Alberts (Decca)-4 (4)
5 3 SEVENTEEN –•– The Fontane Sisters (Dot)-9 (3)
6 4 THE YELLOW ROSE OF TEXAS –•– Johnny Desmond (Coral)-8 (4)
7 7 THE LONGEST WALK / SWANEE –•– Jaye P. Morgan (RCA Victor)-8 (7)
8 6 MAYBELLENE –•– Chuck Berry (Chess)-7 (6)
9 5 (We’re Gonna) ROCK AROUND THE CLOCK –•– Bill Haley and His Comets (Decca)-18 (1)
10 11 TINA MARIE –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-7 (8)

11 9 t WAKE THE TOWN AND TELL THE PEOPLE –•– Les Baxter, His Chorus and Orchestra (Capitol)-5 (9)
12 13 SEVENTEEN –•– Boyd Bennett and His Rockets (King)-8 (8)
13 12 HARD TO GET –•– Gisele MacKenzie (X)-15 (5)
14 16 WAKE THE TOWN AND TELL THE PEOPLE –•– Mindy Carson (Columbia)-5 (13)
15 — THE SHIFTING WHISPERING SANDS (Parts 1 and 2) –•– Billy Vaughn and His Orchestra (Dot)-2 (15)
16 17 t THE BIBLE TELLS ME SO –•– Don Cornell (Coral)-4 (16)
17 17 t AIN’T IT A SHAME –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-12 (10)
18 14 HUMMINGBIRD –•– Les Paul and Mary Ford (Capitol)-12 (7)
19 — MOMENTS TO REMEMBER –•– The Four Lads (Columbia)-1 (19)
20 t 19 t I WANT YOU TO BE MY BABY –•– Lillian Briggs (Epic)-2 (19)
20 t — SUDDENLY THERE’S A VALLEY –•– Gogi Grant (Era)-1 (20)
20 t — ONLY YOU (And You Alone) –•– The Platters (Mercury)-1 (20)

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US Top 25 Best Sellers In Stores Week Ending: 12th October, 1955
– Issue Date: 22nd October, 1955

1 2 LOVE IS A MANY-SPLENDORED THING –•– The Four Aces Featuring Al Alberts (Decca)-8 – (2 wks @ #1) (1)
2 3 AUTUMN LEAVES –•– Roger Williams (Kapp)-10 (2)
3 1 THE YELLOW ROSE OF TEXAS –•– Mitch Miller and His Orchestra and Chorus (Columbia)-12 (1)
4 4 MOMENTS TO REMEMBER –•– The Four Lads (Columbia)-8 (4)
5 7 THE SHIFTING WHISPERING SANDS (Parts 1 and 2) –•– Billy Vaughn and His Orchestra (Dot)-5 (5)
6 5 AIN’T THAT A SHAME –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-16 (2)
7 8 THE BIBLE TELLS ME SO / LOVE IS A MANY-SPLENDORED THING –•– Don Cornell (Coral)-7 (7)
8 6 TINA MARIE / FOOLED –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-10 (6)
9 13 THE SHIFTING, WHISPERING SANDS –•– Randy Draper (Mercury)-4 (9)
10 14 ONLY YOU (And You Alone) –•– The Platters (Mercury)-4 (10)

11 11 THE YELLOW ROSE OF TEXAS –•– Johnny Desmond (Coral)-11 (6)
12 12 HE –•– Al Hibbler (Decca)-4 (12)
13 9 BLACK DENIM TROUSERS –•– The Cheers (Capitol)-5 (9)
14 10 SEVENTEEN –•– The Fontane Sisters (Dot)-9 (6)
15 19 MY BONNIE LASSIE –•– The Ames Brothers (RCA Victor)-3 (15)
16 16 WAKE THE TOWN AND TELL THE PEOPLE –•– Les Baxter, His Chorus and Orchestra (Capitol)-11 (10)
17 20 SUDDENLY THERE’S A VALLEY –•– Gogi Grant (Era)-3 (17)
18 21 THE LONGEST WALK / SWANEE –•– Jaye P. Morgan (RCA Victor)-7 (13)
19 17 MAYBELLENE –•– Chuck Berry (Chess)-10 (5)
20 — SOMEONE YOU LOVE / FORGIVE MY HEART –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-1 (20)

21 23 AT MY FRONT DOOR –•– The Eldorados (Vee Jay)-2 (21)
22 — YOU ARE MY LOVE –•– Joni James (MGM)-1 (22)
23 — SUDDENLY THERE’S A VALLEY –•– Jo Stafford (Columbia)-1 (23)
24 15 SEVENTEEN –•– Boyd Bennett and His Rockets (King)-16 (5)
25 t 18 (We’re Gonna) ROCK AROUND THE CLOCK –•– Bill Haley and His Comets (Decca)-24 (1)
25 t — I HEAR YOU KNOCKING / NEVER LEAVE ME –•– Gale Storm (Dot)-1 (25)

US Top 20 Most Played by Jockeys Singles For The Week Ending: 12th October, 1955
– Issue Date: 22nd October, 1955

1 1 LOVE IS A MANY-SPLENDORED THING –•– The Four Aces Featuring Al Alberts (Decca)-9 – (2 wks @ #1) (1)
2 2 THE YELLOW ROSE OF TEXAS –•– Mitch Miller and His Orchestra and Chorus (Columbia)-12 (1)
3 4 MOMENTS TO REMEMBER –•– The Four Lads (Columbia)-6 (3)
4 3 AUTUMN LEAVES –•– Roger Williams (Kapp)-7 (3)
5 8 THE SHIFTING WHISPERING SANDS (Parts 1 and 2) –•– Billy Vaughn and His Orchestra (Dot)-5 (5)
6 10 THE YELLOW ROSE OF TEXAS –•– Johnny Desmond (Coral)-10 (3)
7 11 BLACK DENIM TROUSERS –•– The Cheers (Capitol)-3 (7)
8 6 AIN’T THAT A SHAME –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-15 (2)
9 12 THE LONGEST WALK –•– Jaye P. Morgan (RCA Victor)-10 (6)
10 5 TINA MARIE –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-10 (5)

11 7 SEVENTEEN –•– The Fontane Sisters (Dot)-10 (7)
12 9 WAKE THE TOWN AND TELL THE PEOPLE –•– Les Baxter, His Chorus and Orchestra (Capitol)-11 (5)
13 16 HE –•– Al Hibbler (Decca)-2 (13)
14 18 SUDDENLY THERE’S A VALLEY –•– Jo Stafford (Columbia)-2 (14)
15 14 SUDDENLY THERE’S A VALLEY –•– Gogi Grant (Era)-4 (14)
16 — THE YELLOW ROSE OF TEXAS –•– Stan Freberg (Capitol)-1 (16)
17 — I WANT YOU TO BE MY BABY –•– Georgia Gibbs (Mercury)-4 (14)
18 15 MY BONNIE LASSIE –•– The Ames Brothers (RCA Victor)-4 (15)
19 — SOMEONE YOU LOVE –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-1 (19)
20 — YOU ARE MY LOVE –•– Joni James (MGM)-1 (20)

US Top 20 Most Played In Juke Boxes Singles For The Week Ending: 12th October, 1955
– Issue Date: 22nd October, 1955

1 1 THE YELLOW ROSE OF TEXAS –•– Mitch Miller and His Orchestra and Chorus (Columbia)-10 – (4 wks @ #1) (1)
2 2 AIN’T THAT A SHAME –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-15 (1)
3 4 LOVE IS A MANY-SPLENDORED THING –•– The Four Aces Featuring Al Alberts (Decca)-5 (3)
4 5 SEVENTEEN –•– The Fontane Sisters (Dot)-10 (3)
5 6 THE YELLOW ROSE OF TEXAS –•– Johnny Desmond (Coral)-9 (4)
6 3 AUTUMN LEAVES –•– Roger Williams (Kapp)-6 (3)
7 8 MAYBELLENE –•– Chuck Berry (Chess)-8 (6)
8 11 WAKE THE TOWN AND TELL THE PEOPLE –•– Les Baxter, His Chorus and Orchestra (Capitol)-6 (8)
9 7 THE LONGEST WALK / SWANEE –•– Jaye P. Morgan (RCA Victor)-9 (7)
10 9 (We’re Gonna) ROCK AROUND THE CLOCK –•– Bill Haley and His Comets (Decca)-19 (1)

11 12 SEVENTEEN –•– Boyd Bennett and His Rockets (King)-9 (8)
12 10 TINA MARIE –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-8 (8)
13 13 HARD TO GET –•– Gisele MacKenzie (X)-16 (5)
14 16 THE BIBLE TELLS ME SO –•– Don Cornell (Coral)-5 (14)
15 14 WAKE THE TOWN AND TELL THE PEOPLE –•– Mindy Carson (Columbia)-6 (13)
16 15 THE SHIFTING WHISPERING SANDS (Parts 1 and 2) –•– Billy Vaughn and His Orchestra (Dot)-3 (15)
17 19 MOMENTS TO REMEMBER –•– The Four Lads (Columbia)-2 (17)
18 17 AIN’T IT A SHAME –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-13 (10)
19 t 18 HUMMINGBIRD –•– Les Paul and Mary Ford (Capitol)-13 (7)
19 t 20 t SUDDENLY THERE’S A VALLEY –•– Gogi Grant (Era)-2 (19)
19 t — SONG OF THE DREAMER / DON’T STAY AWAY TOO LONG –•– Eddie Fisher (RCA Victor)-5 (11)
19 t — THE SHIFTING, WHISPERING SANDS –•– Randy Draper (Mercury)-1 (19)

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US Top 25 Best Sellers In Stores Week Ending: 19th October, 1955
– Issue Date: 29th October, 1955

1 2 AUTUMN LEAVES –•– Roger Williams (Kapp)-11 – (1 wk @ #1) (1)
2 1 LOVE IS A MANY-SPLENDORED THING –•– The Four Aces Featuring Al Alberts (Decca)-9 (1)
3 3 THE YELLOW ROSE OF TEXAS –•– Mitch Miller and His Orchestra and Chorus (Columbia)-13 (1)
4 4 MOMENTS TO REMEMBER –•– The Four Lads (Columbia)-9 (4)
5 5 THE SHIFTING WHISPERING SANDS (Parts 1 and 2) –•– Billy Vaughn and His Orchestra (Dot)-6 (5)
6 13 BLACK DENIM TROUSERS –•– The Cheers (Capitol)-6 (6)
7 7 THE BIBLE TELLS ME SO / LOVE IS A MANY-SPLENDORED THING –•– Don Cornell (Coral)-8 (7)
8 9 THE SHIFTING, WHISPERING SANDS –•– Randy Draper (Mercury)-5 (8)
9 10 ONLY YOU (And You Alone) –•– The Platters (Mercury)-5 (9)
10 12 HE –•– Al Hibbler (Decca)-5 (10)

11 6 AIN’T THAT A SHAME –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-17 (2)
12 8 TINA MARIE / FOOLED –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-11 (6)
13 11 THE YELLOW ROSE OF TEXAS –•– Johnny Desmond (Coral)-12 (6)
14 14 SEVENTEEN –•– The Fontane Sisters (Dot)-10 (6)
15 17 SUDDENLY THERE’S A VALLEY –•– Gogi Grant (Era)-4 (15)
16 15 MY BONNIE LASSIE –•– The Ames Brothers (RCA Victor)-4 (15)
17 — AT MY FRONT DOOR (Crazy Little Mama) / NO OTHER ARMS (No Arms Can Ever Hold You) –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-1 (17)
18 20 SOMEONE YOU LOVE / FORGIVE MY HEART –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-2 (18)
19 16 WAKE THE TOWN AND TELL THE PEOPLE –•– Les Baxter, His Orchestra and Chorus (Capitol)-12 (10)
20 25 t I HEAR YOU KNOCKING / NEVER LEAVE ME –•– Gale Storm (Dot)-2 (20)

21 22 YOU ARE MY LOVE –•– Joni James (MGM)-2 (21)
22 — SUDDENLY THERE’S A VALLEY –•– Julius LaRosa (Cadence)-1 (22)
23 18 THE LONGEST WALK / SWANEE –•– Jaye P. Morgan (RCA Victor)-8 (13)
24 21 AT MY FRONT DOOR –•– The Eldorados (Vee Jay)-3 (21)
25 — HE –•– The McGuire Sisters (Coral)-1 (25)

US Top 20 Most Played by Jockeys Singles For The Week Ending: 19th October, 1955
– Issue Date: 29th October, 1955

1 1 LOVE IS A MANY-SPLENDORED THING –•– The Four Aces Featuring Al Alberts (Decca)-10 – (3 wks @ #1) (1)
2 3 MOMENTS TO REMEMBER –•– The Four Lads (Columbia)-7 (2)
3 2 THE YELLOW ROSE OF TEXAS –•– Mitch Miller and His Orchestra and Chorus (Columbia)-13 (1)
4 4 AUTUMN LEAVES –•– Roger Williams (Kapp)-8 (3)
5 5 THE SHIFTING WHISPERING SANDS (Parts 1 and 2) –•– Billy Vaughn and His Orchestra (Dot)-6 (5)
6 7 BLACK DENIM TROUSERS –•– The Cheers (Capitol)-4 (6)
7 10 TINA MARIE –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-11 (5)
8 20 YOU ARE MY LOVE –•– Joni James (MGM)-2 (8)
9 15 SUDDENLY THERE’S A VALLEY –•– Gogi Grant (Era)-5 (9)
10 11 SEVENTEEN –•– The Fontane Sisters (Dot)-11 (7)

11 8 AIN’T THAT A SHAME –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-16 (2)
12 9 THE LONGEST WALK –•– Jaye P. Morgan (RCA Victor)-11 (6)
13 — SAME OLD SATURDAY NIGHT –•– Frank Sinatra (Capitol)-5 (13)
14 — I HEAR YOU KNOCKING –•– Gale Storm (Dot)-1 (14)
15 18 MY BONNIE LASSIE –•– The Ames Brothers (RCA Victor)-5 (15)
16 t 6 THE YELLOW ROSE OF TEXAS –•– Johnny Desmond (Coral)-11 (3)
16 t 16 THE YELLOW ROSE OF TEXAS –•– Stan Freberg (Capitol)-2 (16)
18 — ONLY YOU (And You Alone) –•– The Platters (Mercury)-1 (18)
19 t 19 SOMEONE YOU LOVE –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-2 (19)
19 t 13 HE –•– Al Hibbler (Decca)-3 (13)

US Top 20 Most Played In Juke Boxes Singles For The Week Ending: 19th October, 1955
– Issue Date: 29th October, 1955

1 1 THE YELLOW ROSE OF TEXAS –•– Mitch Miller and His Orchestra and Chorus (Columbia)-11 – (4 wks @ #1) (1)
2 3 LOVE IS A MANY-SPLENDORED THING –•– The Four Aces Featuring Al Alberts (Decca)-6 (2)
3 2 AIN’T THAT A SHAME –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-16 (1)
4 6 AUTUMN LEAVES –•– Roger Williams (Kapp)-7 (3)
5 t 4 SEVENTEEN –•– The Fontane Sisters (Dot)-11 (3)
5 t 5 THE YELLOW ROSE OF TEXAS –•– Johnny Desmond (Coral)-10 (4)
7 t 7 MAYBELLENE –•– Chuck Berry (Chess)-9 (6)
7 t 9 THE LONGEST WALK / SWANEE –•– Jaye P. Morgan (RCA Victor)-10 (7)
9 t 8 WAKE THE TOWN AND TELL THE PEOPLE –•– Les Baxter, His Chorus and Orchestra (Capitol)-7 (8)
9 t 17 MOMENTS TO REMEMBER –•– The Four Lads (Columbia)-3 (9)

11 t 11 SEVENTEEN –•– Boyd Bennett and His Rockets (King)-10 (8)
11 t 14 THE BIBLE TELLS ME SO / LOVE IS A MANY-SPLENDORED THING –•– Don Cornell (Coral)-6 (11)
13 19 t THE SHIFTING, WHISPERING SANDS –•– Randy Draper (Mercury)-2 (13)
14 t 12 TINA MARIE –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-9 (8)
14 t 16 THE SHIFTING WHISPERING SANDS (Parts 1 and 2) –•– Billy Vaughn and His Orchestra (Dot)-4 (14)
16 — I HEAR YOU KNOCKING –•– Gale Storm (Dot)-1 (16)
17 — ONLY YOU (And You Alone) –•– The Platters (Mercury)-2 (17)
18 — HE –•– The McGuire Sisters (Coral)-1 (18)
19 19 SUDDENLY THERE’S A VALLEY –•– Gogi Grant (Era)-3 (19)
20 t 15 WAKE THE TOWN AND TELL THE PEOPLE –•– Mindy Carson (Columbia)-7 (13)
20 t 19 t SONG OF THE DREAMER / DON’T STAY AWAY TOO LONG –•– Eddie Fisher (RCA Victor)-6 (11)
20 t — BLACK DENIM TROUSERS –•– The Cheers (Capitol)-1 (20)
20 t — HE –•– Al Hibbler (Decca)-1 (20)

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US Top 25 Best Sellers In Stores Week Ending: 26th October, 1955
– Issue Date: 5th November, 1955

1 1 AUTUMN LEAVES –•– Roger Williams (Kapp)-12 – (2 wks @ #1) (1)
2 2 LOVE IS A MANY-SPLENDORED THING –•– The Four Aces Featuring Al Alberts (Decca)-10 (1)
3 3 THE YELLOW ROSE OF TEXAS –•– Mitch Miller and His Orchestra and Chorus (Columbia)-14 (1)
4 4 MOMENTS TO REMEMBER –•– The Four Lads (Columbia)-10 (4)
5 9 ONLY YOU (And You Alone) –•– The Platters (Mercury)-6 (5)
6 8 THE SHIFTING, WHISPERING SANDS –•– Randy Draper (Mercury)-6 (6)
7 10 HE –•– Al Hibbler (Decca)-6 (7)
8 5 THE SHIFTING WHISPERING SANDS (Parts 1 and 2) –•– Billy Vaughn and His Orchestra (Dot)-7 (5)
9 6 BLACK DENIM TROUSERS –•– The Cheers (Capitol)-7 (6)
10 7 THE BIBLE TELLS ME SO / LOVE IS A MANY-SPLENDORED THING –•– Don Cornell (Coral)-9 (7)

11 16 MY BONNIE LASSIE –•– The Ames Brothers (RCA Victor)-5 (11)
12 20 I HEAR YOU KNOCKING / NEVER LEAVE ME –•– Gale Storm (Dot)-3 (12)
13 17 AT MY FRONT DOOR (Crazy Little Mama) / NO OTHER ARMS (No Arms Can Ever Hold You) –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-2 (13)
14 15 SUDDENLY THERE’S A VALLEY –•– Gogi Grant (Era)-5 (14)
15 12 TINA MARIE / FOOLED –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-12 (6)
16 18 SOMEONE YOU LOVE / FORGIVE MY HEART –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-3 (16)
17 13 THE YELLOW ROSE OF TEXAS –•– Johnny Desmond (Coral)-13 (6)
18 11 AIN’T THAT A SHAME –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-18 (2)
19 t 14 SEVENTEEN –•– The Fontane Sisters (Dot)-11 (6)
19 t 21 YOU ARE MY LOVE –•– Joni James (MGM)-3 (19)

21 24 AT MY FRONT DOOR –•– The Eldorados (Vee Jay)-4 (21)
22 25 HE –•– The McGuire Sisters (Coral)-2 (22)
23 — SUDDENLY THERE’S A VALLEY –•– Jo Stafford (Columbia)-2 (23)
24 — SEVENTEEN –•– Boyd Bennett and His Rockets (King)-17 (5)
25 23 THE LONGEST WALK / SWANEE –•– Jaye P. Morgan (RCA Victor)-9 (13)

US Top 20 Most Played by Jockeys Singles For The Week Ending: 26th October, 1955
– Issue Date: 5th November, 1955

1 1 LOVE IS A MANY-SPLENDORED THING –•– The Four Aces Featuring Al Alberts (Decca)-11 – (4 wks @ #1) (1)
2 2 MOMENTS TO REMEMBER –•– The Four Lads (Columbia)-8 (2)
3 3 THE YELLOW ROSE OF TEXAS –•– Mitch Miller and His Orchestra and Chorus (Columbia)-14 (1)
4 4 AUTUMN LEAVES –•– Roger Williams (Kapp)-9 (3)
5 5 THE SHIFTING WHISPERING SANDS (Parts 1 and 2) –•– Billy Vaughn and His Orchestra (Dot)-7 (5)
6 8 YOU ARE MY LOVE –•– Joni James (MGM)-3 (6)
7 6 BLACK DENIM TROUSERS –•– The Cheers (Capitol)-5 (6)
8 — LOVE AND MARRIAGE –•– Frank Sinatra (Capitol)-1 (8)
9 11 AIN’T THAT A SHAME –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-17 (2)
10 19 t HE –•– Al Hibbler (Decca)-4 (13)

11 18 ONLY YOU (And You Alone) –•– The Platters (Mercury)-2 (11)
12 16 t THE YELLOW ROSE OF TEXAS –•– Johnny Desmond (Coral)-12 (3)
13 — SUDDENLY THERE’S A VALLEY –•– Jo Stafford (Columbia)-3 (13)
14 14 I HEAR YOU KNOCKING –•– Gale Storm (Dot)-2 (14)
15 — THE SHIFTING, WHISPERING SANDS –•– Randy Draper (Mercury)-2 (15)
16 12 THE LONGEST WALK –•– Jaye P. Morgan (RCA Victor)-12 (6)
17 — AT MY FRONT DOOR (Crazy Little Mama) –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-1 (17)
18 15 MY BONNIE LASSIE –•– The Ames Brothers (RCA Victor)-6 (15)
19 7 TINA MARIE –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-12 (5)
20 9 SUDDENLY THERE’S A VALLEY –•– Gogi Grant (Era)-6 (9)

US Top 20 Most Played In Juke Boxes Singles For The Week Ending: 26th October, 1955
– Issue Date: 5th November, 1955

1 1 THE YELLOW ROSE OF TEXAS –•– Mitch Miller and His Orchestra and Chorus (Columbia)-12 – (5 wks @ #1) (1)
2 2 LOVE IS A MANY-SPLENDORED THING –•– The Four Aces Featuring Al Alberts (Decca)-7 (2)
3 4 AUTUMN LEAVES –•– Roger Williams (Kapp)-8 (3)
4 3 AIN’T THAT A SHAME –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-17 (1)
5 9 t MOMENTS TO REMEMBER –•– The Four Lads (Columbia)-4 (5)
6 5 t SEVENTEEN –•– The Fontane Sisters (Dot)-12 (3)
7 13 THE SHIFTING, WHISPERING SANDS –•– Randy Draper (Mercury)-3 (7)
8 5 t THE YELLOW ROSE OF TEXAS –•– Johnny Desmond (Coral)-11 (4)
9 7 t THE LONGEST WALK / SWANEE –•– Jaye P. Morgan (RCA Victor)-11 (7)
10 11 t SEVENTEEN –•– Boyd Bennett and His Rockets (King)-11 (8)

11 14 t THE SHIFTING WHISPERING SANDS (Parts 1 and 2) –•– Billy Vaughn and His Orchestra (Dot)-5 (11)
12 t 11 t THE BIBLE TELLS ME SO / LOVE IS A MANY-SPLENDORED THING –•– Don Cornell (Coral)-7 (11)
12 t 16 I HEAR YOU KNOCKING –•– Gale Storm (Dot)-2 (12)
14 7 t MAYBELLENE –•– Chuck Berry (Chess)-10 (6)
15 14 t TINA MARIE –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-10 (8)
16 9 t WAKE THE TOWN AND TELL THE PEOPLE –•– Les Baxter, His Chorus and Orchestra (Capitol)-8 (8)
17 18 HE –•– The McGuire Sisters (Coral)-2 (17)
18 17 ONLY YOU (And You Alone) –•– The Platters (Mercury)-3 (17)
19 20 t HE –•– Al Hibbler (Decca)-2 (19)
20 — AT MY FRONT DOOR (Crazy Little Mama) –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-1 (20)

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US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending: 2nd November, 1955
– Issue Date: 12th November 1955

BEGINNING THIS WEEK: THE TOP 100 SINGLES BASED ON SALES/AIRPLAY/AND JUKE BOX PLAY

(Last Week and Weeks on Chart carried over from last weeks sales only chart) (Also Double-Sided Records are now split again)

1 2 LOVE IS A MANY-SPLENDORED THING –•– The Four Aces Featuring Al Alberts (Decca)-11 – (3 wks @ #1) — (2S/1A/1J) (1)
2 1 AUTUMN LEAVES –•– Roger Williams (Kapp)-13 – (1S/3A/3J) (1)
3 4 MOMENTS TO REMEMBER –•– The Four Lads (Columbia)-11 – (3S/2A/4J) (3)
4 3 THE YELLOW ROSE OF TEXAS –•– Mitch Miller and His Orchestra and Chorus (Columbia)-15 – (4S/4A/2J) (1)
5 8 THE SHIFTING WHISPERING SANDS (Parts 1 and 2) –•– Billy Vaughn and His Orchestra (Dot)-8 – (10S/5A/14 tJ) (5)
6 12 I HEAR YOU KNOCKING –•– Gale Storm (Dot)-4 – (8S/6A/8J) (6)
7 6 THE SHIFTING, WHISPERING SANDS –•– Randy Draper (Mercury)-7 – (7S/16A/5J) (6)
8 13 AT MY FRONT DOOR (Crazy Little Mama) –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-3 – (9S/13A/10 tJ) (8)
9 5 ONLY YOU (And You Alone) –•– The Platters (Mercury)-7 – (6S/10A/13J) (5)
10 7 HE –•– Al Hibbler (Decca)-7 – (11S/11A/19 tJ) (7)

11 11 MY BONNIE LASSIE –•– The Ames Brothers (RCA Victor)-6 – (15S/14A) (11)
12 15 TINA MARIE –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-13 – (20S/20A/10 tJ) (6)
13 9 BLACK DENIM TROUSERS –•– The Cheers (Capitol)-8 – (12S/12A) (6)
14 14 SUDDENLY THERE’S A VALLEY –•– Gogi Grant (Era)-6 – (14S/15A) (14)
15 19 t SEVENTEEN –•– The Fontane Sisters (Dot)-12 – (22S/6J) (6)
16 — LOVE AND MARRIAGE –•– Frank Sinatra (Capitol)-1 – (19S/9A) (16)
17 17 THE YELLOW ROSE OF TEXAS –•– Johnny Desmond (Coral)-14 – (7J) (6)
18 — ONLY YOU (And You Alone) –•– The Hilltoppers Featuring Jimmy Sacca (Dot)-1 – (23S/17A) (18)
19 25 THE LONGEST WALK –•– Jaye P. Morgan (RCA Victor)-10 – (12 tJ) (13)
20 23 SUDDENLY THERE’S A VALLEY –•– Jo Stafford (Columbia)-3 – (21S) (20)

21 18 AIN’T THAT A SHAME –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-19 – (9J) (2)
22 19 t YOU ARE MY LOVE –•– Joni James (MGM)-4 – (25S/8A) (19)
23 16 SOMEONE YOU LOVE –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-4 – (13S/19A) (16)
24 — WAKE THE TOWN AND TELL THE PEOPLE –•– Les Baxter, His Chorus and Orchestra (Capitol)-13 – (18J) (10)
25 — YOUNG ABE LINCOLN –•– Don Cornell (Coral)-1 (25)
26 16 FORGIVE MY HEART –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-4 – (13S) (16)
27 — SIXTEEN TONS –•– Tennessee Ernie Ford (Capitol)-1 – (5S/7A) (27)
28 24 SEVENTEEN –•– Boyd Bennett and His Rockets (King)-18 – (16J) (5)
29 — IT’S ALMOST TOMORROW –•– The Dream Weavers (Decca)-1 – (24S) (29)
30 10 LOVE IS A MANY-SPLENDORED THING –•– Don Cornell (Coral)-10 – (18S/14 tJ) (7)

31 — SUDDENLY THERE’S A VALLEY –•– Julius LaRosa (Cadence)-2 (22)
32 10 THE BIBLE TELLS ME SO –•– Don Cornell (Coral)-10 – (18S/14 tJ) (10)
33 — WAKE THE TOWN AND TELL THE PEOPLE –•– Mindy Carson (Columbia)-9 (20)
34 — CROCE DI ORO (Cross Of Gold) –•– Patti Page (Mercury)-1 (34)
35 — NO ARMS CAN EVER HOLD YOU (Like These Arms Of Mine) –•– Georgie Shaw (Decca)-1 (35)
36 — DOGFACE SOLDIER –•– Russ Morgan (Decca)-1 (36)
37 — PEPPER-HOT BABY –•– Jaye P. Morgan (RCA Victor)-1 (37)
38 — BLACK DENIM TROUSERS AND MOTORCYCLE BOOTS –•– Vaughn Monroe (RCA Victor)-1 (38)
39 — MY BOY-FLAT TOP –•– Boyd Bennett and His Rockets (King)-1 (39)
40 — AMUKIRIKI (The Lord Willing) –•– Les Paul and Mary Ford (Capitol)-1 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS:

41 21 AT MY FRONT DOOR –•– The Eldorados (Vee Jay)-5 – (17S) (21)
45 22 HE –•– The McGuire Sisters (Coral)-3 – (16S/19J) (22)
52 13 NO OTHER ARMS (No Arms Can Ever Hold You) –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-3 – (9S/10 tJ) (13)

POWER HITS:

42 — MAYBELLENE –•– Chuck Berry (Chess)-11 – (17J) (5)
43 — SONG OF THE DREAMER –•– Eddie Fisher (RCA Victor)-9 (16)
44 — AUTUMN LEAVES –•– Steve Allen with George Cates and His Orchestra and Chorus (Coral)-1 (44)
46 — BURN THAT CANDLE –•– Bill Haley and His Comets (Decca)-1 (46)
47 — THE YELLOW ROSE OF TEXAS –•– Stan Freberg (Capitol)-1 (47)
48 — I WANT YOU TO BE MY BABY –•– Georgia Gibbs (Mercury)-4 (22)
49 — MY BOY-FLAT TOP –•– Dorothy Collins (Coral)-1 (49)
50 — DADDY-O –•– Bonnie Lou (King)-1 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK:

16 — LOVE AND MARRIAGE –•– Frank Sinatra (Capitol)-1 – (19S/9A) (16)
18 — ONLY YOU (And You Alone) –•– The Hilltoppers Featuring Jimmy Sacca (Dot)-1 – (23S/17A) (18)
24 — WAKE THE TOWN AND TELL THE PEOPLE –•– Les Baxter, His Chorus and Orchestra (Capitol)-13 – (18J) (10)
25 — YOUNG ABE LINCOLN –•– Don Cornell (Coral)-1 (25)
27 — SIXTEEN TONS –•– Tennessee Ernie Ford (Capitol)-1 – (5S/7A) (27)
29 — IT’S ALMOST TOMORROW –•– The Dream Weavers (Decca)-1 – (24S) (29)
31 — SUDDENLY THERE’S A VALLEY –•– Julius LaRosa (Cadence)-2 (22)
33 — WAKE THE TOWN AND TELL THE PEOPLE –•– Mindy Carson (Columbia)-9 (20)
34 — CROCE DI ORO (Cross Of Gold) –•– Patti Page (Mercury)-1 (34)
35 — NO ARMS CAN EVER HOLD YOU (Like These Arms Of Mine) –•– Georgie Shaw (Decca)-1 (35)
36 — DOGFACE SOLDIER –•– Russ Morgan (Decca)-1 (36)
37 — PEPPER-HOT BABY –•– Jaye P. Morgan (RCA Victor)-1 (37)
38 — BLACK DENIM TROUSERS AND MOTORCYCLE BOOTS –•– Vaughn Monroe (RCA Victor)-1 (38)
39 — MY BOY-FLAT TOP –•– Boyd Bennett and His Rockets (King)-1 (39)
40 — AMUKIRIKI (The Lord Willing) –•– Les Paul and Mary Ford (Capitol)-1 (40)
42 — MAYBELLENE –•– Chuck Berry (Chess)-11 – (17J) (5)
43 — SONG OF THE DREAMER –•– Eddie Fisher (RCA Victor)-9 (16)
44 — AUTUMN LEAVES –•– Steve Allen with George Cates and His Orchestra and Chorus (Coral)-1 (44)
46 — BURN THAT CANDLE –•– Bill Haley and His Comets (Decca)-1 (46)
47 — THE YELLOW ROSE OF TEXAS –•– Stan Freberg (Capitol)-1 (47)
48 — I WANT YOU TO BE MY BABY –•– Georgia Gibbs (Mercury)-4 (22)
49 — MY BOY-FLAT TOP –•– Dorothy Collins (Coral)-1 (49)
50 — DADDY-O –•– Bonnie Lou (King)-1 (50)
51 — THE BONNIE BLUE GAL –•– Mitch Miller and His Orchestra and Chorus (Columbia)-1 (51)
53 — I WANT YOU TO BE MY BABY –•– Lillian Briggs (Epic)-4 (23)
54 — AUTUMN LEAVES –•– Victor Young and His Singing Strings (Decca)-1 (54)
55 — LOVE AND MARRIAGE –•– Dinah Shore (RCA Victor)-1 (55)
56 — (We’re Gonna) ROCK AROUND THE CLOCK –•– Bill Haley and His Comets (Decca)-25 (1)
57 — REMEMB’RING –•– Peter Lind Hayes and Mary Healy (Columbia)-1 (57)
58 — CRY ME A RIVER –•– Julie London (Liberty)-1 (58)
59 — SUDDENLY THERE’S A VALLEY –•– The Mills Brothers (Decca)-1 (59)
60 — LOVE IS A MANY-SPLENDORED THING –•– David Rose and His Orchestra (MGM)-1 (60)
61 — LEARNIN’ TO LOVE –•– Peggy King (Columbia)-1 (61)
62 — ROCK-A-BEATIN’ BOOGIE –•– Bill Haley and His Comets (Decca)-1 (62)
63 — CROCE DI ORO –•– Joan Regan (London)-1 (63)
64 — AUTUMN LEAVES –•– Mitch Miller and His Orchestra and Chorus (Columbia)-1 (64)
65 — SAME OLD SATURDAY NIGHT –•– Frank Sinatra (Capitol)-1 (65)
66 — MAGIC FINGERS –•– Eddie Fisher (RCA Victor)-1 (66)
67 — AUTUMN LEAVES –•– Jackie Gleason and His Orchestra (Capitol)-1 (67)
68 — IF YOU DON’T WANT MY LOVE –•– Jaye P. Morgan (RCA Victor)-1 (68)
69 — SUDDENLY THERE’S A VALLEY –•– Patty Andrews (Capitol)-1 (69)
70 — ALL AT ONE YOU LOVE HER –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-1 (70)
71 — TIMES TWO, I LOVE YOU –•– The Three Chuckles (X)-1 (71)
72 — PAPER ROSES –•– Lola Dee (Wing)-1 (72)
73 — HAWK-EYE –•– Frankie Laine (Columbia)-1 (73)
74 — THE BIBLE TELLS ME SO –•– Nick Noble (Wing)-4 (22)
75 — I WANNA GO WHERE YOU GO, DO WHAT YOU DO (Then I’ll Be Happy) –•– Eddie Fisher (RCA Victor)-1 (75)
76 — DAY BY DAY –•– The Four Freshmen (Capitol)-1 (76)
77 — AUTUMN LEAVES –•– Ray Charles Singers (MGM)-1 (77)
78 — PET ME, POPPA –•– Rosemary Clooney (Columbia)-1 (78)
79 — LOVE IS A MANY-SPLENDORED THING –•– Woody Herman and His Orchestra (Capitol)-1 (79)
80 — DADDY-O –•– The Fontane Sisters (RCA Victor)-1 (80)
81 — THE ROSE TATTOO –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-1 (81)
82 — WHY DON’T YOU WRITE ME –•– The Jacks (RPM)-1 (82)
83 — GUM DROP –•– The Crew-Cuts (Mercury)-9 (10)
84 — HARD TO GET –•– Gisele MacKenzie (X)-20 (5)
85 — SWEET KENTUCKY ROSE –•– Kitty Kallen (Decca)-1 (85)
86 — AIN’T IT A SHAME –•– Fats Domino (Imperial)-9 (16)
87 — NO ARMS CAN EVER HOLD YOU –•– The Gaylords (Mercury)-1 (87)
88 — SEVENTEEN –•– Rusty Draper (Mercury)-5 (18)
89 — AN OCCASIONAL MAN –•– Jeri Southern (Decca)-1 (89)
90 — WHEN ALL THE STREETS ARE DARK –•– Somethin’ Smith and the Redheads (Epic)-1 (90)
91 — YOU’RE SO NICE TO BE NEAR –•– The Loreleis (Spotlight)-1 (91)
92 — COME HOME –•– Bubber Johnson (King)-1 (92)
93 — I’LL NEVER STOP LOVING YOU –•– Doris Day (Columbia)-10 (15)
94 — IT’S OBDACIOUS –•– Buddy Johnson and His Orchestra (Mercury)-1 (94)
95 — GIVE ME LOVE –•– The McGuire Sisters (Coral)-1 (95)
96 — MAGIC MELODY –•– Les Paul and Mary Ford (Capitol)-1 (96)
97 — IT’S ALMOST TOMORROW –•– Snooky Lanson (Dot)-1 (97)
98 — WHEN YOU DANCE –•– The Turbans (Herald)-1 (98)
99 — SEARCHING –•– The Hilltoppers Featuring Jimmy Sacca (Dot)-1 (99)
100 — JOHNNIE’S COMIN’ HOME –•– Johnnie Ray (Columbia)-1 (100)

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US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending: 9th November, 1955
– Issue Date: 19th November, 1955

1 1 LOVE IS A MANY-SPLENDORED THING –•– The Four Aces Featuring Al Alberts (Decca)-12 – (4 wks @ #1) — (2S/1A/1J) (1)
2 2 AUTUMN LEAVES –•– Roger Williams (Kapp)-14 – (1S/4A/2J) (1)
3 3 MOMENTS TO REMEMBER –•– The Four Lads (Columbia)-12 – (4S/2A/4J) (3)
4 4 THE YELLOW ROSE OF TEXAS –•– Mitch Miller and His Orchestra and Chorus (Columbia)-16 – (5S/5A/3J) (1)
5 9 ONLY YOU (And You Alone) –•– The Platters (Mercury)-8 – (7S/6A/10 tJ) (5)
6 27 SIXTEEN TONS –•– Tennessee Ernie Ford (Capitol)-2 – (3S/3A/16J) (6)
7 6 I HEAR YOU KNOCKING –•– Gale Storm (Dot)-5 – (6S/11A/6J) (6)
8 7 THE SHIFTING, WHISPERING SANDS –•– Randy Draper (Mercury)-8 – (8S/14A/5J) (6)
9 8 AT MY FRONT DOOR (Crazy Little Mama) –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-4 – (9S/10A/7J) (8)
10 5 THE SHIFTING WHISPERING SANDS (Parts 1 and 2) –•– Billy Vaughn and His Orchestra (Dot)-9 – (11S/7A/14J) (5)

11 10 HE –•– Al Hibbler (Decca)-8 – (10S/12A/19J) (7)
12 45 HE –•– The McGuire Sisters (Coral)-4 – (15S/10 tJ) (12)
13 16 LOVE AND MARRIAGE –•– Frank Sinatra (Capitol)-2 – (12S/9A) (13)
14 12 TINA MARIE –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-14 – (17S/18A/15J) (6)
15 18 ONLY YOU (And You Alone) –•– The Hilltoppers Featuring Jimmy Sacca (Dot)-2 – (22S/13A/18J) (15)
16 t 22 YOU ARE MY LOVE –•– Joni James (MGM)-5 – (21S/8A) (16)
16 t 17 THE YELLOW ROSE OF TEXAS –•– Johnny Desmond (Coral)-15 – (20S/12J) (6)
18 t 13 BLACK DENIM TROUSERS –•– The Cheers (Capitol)-9 – (16S/15A) (6)
18 t 14 SUDDENLY THERE’S A VALLEY –•– Gogi Grant (Era)-7 – (18S/16A) (14)
20 15 SEVENTEEN –•– The Fontane Sisters (Dot)-13 – (9J) (6)

21 11 MY BONNIE LASSIE –•– The Ames Brothers (RCA Victor)-7 – (14S/20 tJ) (11)
22 20 SUDDENLY THERE’S A VALLEY –•– Jo Stafford (Columbia)-4 – (24S/20A) (20)
23 29 IT’S ALMOST TOMORROW –•– The Dream Weavers (Decca)-2 – (25S/17A) (23)
24 23 SOMEONE YOU LOVE –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-5 – (13S/19A) (16)
25 34 CROCE DI ORO (Cross Of Gold) –•– Patti Page (Mercury)-2 (25)
26 21 AIN’T THAT A SHAME –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-20 – (13J) (2)
27 19 THE LONGEST WALK –•– Jaye P. Morgan (RCA Victor)-11 – (17J) (13)
28 37 PEPPER-HOT BABY –•– Jaye P. Morgan (RCA Victor)-2 (28)
29 31 SUDDENLY THERE’S A VALLEY –•– Julius LaRosa (Cadence)-3 (22)
30 36 DOGFACE SOLDIER –•– Russ Morgan (Decca)-2 (30)

31 32 THE BIBLE TELLS ME SO –•– Don Cornell (Coral)-11 – (19S/8J) (10)
32 30 LOVE IS A MANY-SPLENDORED THING –•– Don Cornell (Coral)-11 – (19S/8J) (10)
33 24 WAKE THE TOWN AND TELL THE PEOPLE –•– Les Baxter, His Chorus and Orchestra (Capitol)-14 (10)
34 26 FORGIVE MY HEART –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-5 – (13S) (16)
35 28 SEVENTEEN –•– Boyd Bennett and His Rockets (King)-19 – (20 tJ) (5)
36 35 NO ARMS CAN EVER HOLD YOU (Like These Arms Of Mine) –•– Georgie Shaw (Decca)-2 (35)
37 52 NO OTHER ARMS (No Arms Can Ever Hold You) –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-4 – (9S/7J) (13)
38 40 AMUKIRIKI (The Lord Willing) –•– Les Paul and Mary Ford (Capitol)-2 (38)
39 t 70 ALL AT ONE YOU LOVE HER –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-2 (39)
39 t 46 BURN THAT CANDLE –•– Bill Haley and His Comets (Decca)-2 – (23S) (39)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS:

42 t 38 BLACK DENIM TROUSERS AND MOTORCYCLE BOOTS –•– Vaughn Monroe (RCA Victor)-2 (38)
44 33 WAKE THE TOWN AND TELL THE PEOPLE –•– Mindy Carson (Columbia)-10 (20)
57 t 39 MY BOY-FLAT TOP –•– Boyd Bennett and His Rockets (King)-2 (39)

POWER HITS:

41 64 AUTUMN LEAVES –•– Mitch Miller and His Orchestra and Chorus (Columbia)-2 (41)
42 t 58 CRY ME A RIVER –•– Julie London (Liberty)-2 (42)
46 49 MY BOY-FLAT TOP –•– Dorothy Collins (Coral)-2 (46)
47 50 DADDY-O –•– Bonnie Lou (King)-2 (47)
48 68 IF YOU DON’T WANT MY LOVE –•– Jaye P. Morgan (RCA Victor)-2 (48)
50 67 AUTUMN LEAVES –•– Jackie Gleason and His Orchestra (Capitol)-2 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK:

60 t — PEPPER HOT BABY –•– Gisele MacKenzie (X)-1 (60)
66 — C’EST LA VIE –•– Sarah Vaughan (Mercury)-1 (66)
68 — A WOMAN IN LOVE –•– The Four Aces Featuring Al Alberts (Decca)-1 (68)
69 t — THE CATTLE CALL –•– Eddy Arnold with Hugo Winterhalter’s Chorus and Orchestra (RCA)-1 (69)
72 t — SIXTEEN TONS –•– Johnny Desmond (Coral)-1 (72)
74 t — POR FAVOR –•– Vic Damone (Mercury)-1 (74)
78 t — ADORABLE –•– The Fontane Sisters (Dot)-1 (78)
81 t — BAND OF GOLD –•– Kit Carson (Capitol)-1 (81)
83 t — THERE SHOULD BE RULES (Protecting Fools Who Fall In Love) –•– Betty Madigan (MGM)-1 (83)
87 — BURN THAT CANDLE –•– The Cues (Capitol)-1 (87)
88 t — SHOOT IT AGAIN –•– Teresa Brewer (Coral)-1 (88)
92 — YOU WIN AGAIN –•– Paulette Sisters (Capitol)-1 (92)
93 — SOMEONE ON YOUR MIND –•– Champ Butler with George Cates and His Chorus and Orchestra (Coral)-1 (93)
95 — NUMBER ONE STREET (Sides 1 and 2) –•– Bob Corley (Stars)-1 (95)

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US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending: 16th November, 1955
– Issue Date: 26th November, 1955

1 1 LOVE IS A MANY-SPLENDORED THING –•– The Four Aces Featuring Al Alberts (Decca)-13 – (5 wks @ #1) (3S/2A/1J) (1)
2 2 AUTUMN LEAVES –•– Roger Williams (Kapp)-15 – (2S/4A/2J) (1)
3 6 SIXTEEN TONS –•– Tennessee Ernie Ford (Capitol)-3 – (1S/1A/7J) (3)
4 3 MOMENTS TO REMEMBER –•– The Four Lads (Columbia)-13 – (4S/3A/4J) (3)
5 7 I HEAR YOU KNOCKING –•– Gale Storm (Dot)-6 – (5S/8A/6J) (5)
6 5 ONLY YOU (And You Alone) –•– The Platters (Mercury)-9 – (6S/6A/9J) (5)
7 4 THE YELLOW ROSE OF TEXAS –•– Mitch Miller and His Orchestra and Chorus (Columbia)-17 – (9S/11A/5J) (1)
8 9 AT MY FRONT DOOR (Crazy Little Mama) –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-5 – (8S/10A/8J) (8)
9 11 HE –•– Al Hibbler (Decca)-9 – (7S/7A/16 tJ) (7)
10 10 THE SHIFTING WHISPERING SANDS (Parts 1 and 2) –•– Billy Vaughn and His Orchestra (Dot)-10 – (12S/9A/12J) (5)

11 8 THE SHIFTING, WHISPERING SANDS –•– Randy Draper (Mercury)-9 – (10S/3J) (6)
12 12 HE –•– The McGuire Sisters (Coral)-5 – (16 Ts/16A/10J) (12)
13 13 LOVE AND MARRIAGE –•– Frank Sinatra (Capitol)-3 – (11S/5A) (13)
14 15 ONLY YOU (And You Alone) –•– The Hilltoppers Featuring Jimmy Sacca (Dot)-3 – (16 Ts/14A/16 tJ) (14)
15 18 t SUDDENLY THERE’S A VALLEY –•– Gogi Grant (Era)-8 – (19S/13A/19 tJ) (14)
16 21 MY BONNIE LASSIE –•– The Ames Brothers (RCA Victor)-8 – (15S/17A) (11)
17 16 t YOU ARE MY LOVE –•– Joni James (MGM)-6 – (18S/12A) (16)
18 22 SUDDENLY THERE’S A VALLEY –•– Jo Stafford (Columbia)-5 – (22S/15A) (18)
19 18 t BLACK DENIM TROUSERS –•– The Cheers (Capitol)-10 – (21S/19A) (6)
20 14 TINA MARIE –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-15 – (19 tJ) (6)

21 24 SOMEONE YOU LOVE –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-6 – (13S) (16)
22 25 CROCE DI ORO (Cross Of Gold) –•– Patti Page (Mercury)-3 (22)
23 16 t THE YELLOW ROSE OF TEXAS –•– Johnny Desmond (Coral)-16 – (14J) (6)
24 28 PEPPER-HOT BABY –•– Jaye P. Morgan (RCA Victor)-3 – (19 tJ) (24)
25 60 t DADDY-O –•– The Fontane Sisters (RCA Victor)-3 – (18A) (25)
26 32 LOVE IS A MANY-SPLENDORED THING –•– Don Cornell (Coral)-12 – (20S/11J) (10)
27 23 IT’S ALMOST TOMORROW –•– The Dream Weavers (Decca)-3 – (14S) (23)
28 t 20 SEVENTEEN –•– The Fontane Sisters (Dot)-14 – (13J) (6)
28 t 47 DADDY-O –•– Bonnie Lou (King)-3 – (25S) (28)
30 t 34 FORGIVE MY HEART –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-6 – (13S) (16)
30 t 27 THE LONGEST WALK –•– Jaye P. Morgan (RCA Victor)-12 – (18J) (13)

32 26 AIN’T THAT A SHAME –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-21 – (15J) (2)
33 29 SUDDENLY THERE’S A VALLEY –•– Julius LaRosa (Cadence)-4 (22)
34 39 t ALL AT ONE YOU LOVE HER –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-3 – (20A) (34)
35 45 AT MY FRONT DOOR –•– The Eldorados (Vee Jay)-7 – (24S) (21)
36 36 NO ARMS CAN EVER HOLD YOU (Like These Arms Of Mine) –•– Georgie Shaw (Decca)-3 (35)
37 30 DOGFACE SOLDIER –•– Russ Morgan (Decca)-3 (30)
38 39 t BURN THAT CANDLE –•– Bill Haley and His Comets (Decca)-3 – (23S) (38)
39 37 NO OTHER ARMS (No Arms Can Ever Hold You) –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-5 – (8S/8J) (13)
40 35 SEVENTEEN –•– Boyd Bennett and His Rockets (King)-20 (5)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS:

47 31 THE BIBLE TELLS ME SO –•– Don Cornell (Coral)-12 – (20S/11J) (10)
49 38 AMUKIRIKI (The Lord Willing) –•– Les Paul and Mary Ford (Capitol)-3 (38)
59 33 WAKE THE TOWN AND TELL THE PEOPLE –•– Les Baxter, His Chorus and Orchestra (Capitol)-15 (10)

POWER HITS:

41 63 ROCK-A-BEATIN’ BOOGIE –•– Bill Haley and His Comets (Decca)-3 – (23S) (41)
42 68 A WOMAN IN LOVE –•– The Four Aces Featuring Al Alberts (Decca)-2 (42)
43 67 IT’S ALMOST TOMORROW –•– Snooky Lanson (Dot)-3 (43)
45 t 51 SUDDENLY THERE’S A VALLEY –•– The Mills Brothers (Decca)-3 (45)
45 t 49 AUTUMN LEAVES –•– Steve Allen with George Cates and His Orchestra and Chorus (Coral)-3 (44)
48 46 MY BOY-FLAT TOP –•– Dorothy Collins (Coral)-3 (48)
50 48 IF YOU DON’T WANT MY LOVE –•– Jaye P. Morgan (RCA Victor)-3 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK:

51 t — MEMORIES OF YOU –•– The Four Coins (Epic)-1 (51)
65 — IT’S ALMOST TOMORROW –•– David Carroll and His Orchestra (Mercury)-1 (65)
68 — A WOMAN IN LOVE –•– Frankie Laine (Columbia)-1 (68)
69 — IT’S ALMOST TOMORROW –•– Jo Stafford (Columbia)-1 (69)
81 t — TIMES TWO, I LOVE YOU –•– The Three Chuckles (X)-2 (71)
83 t — OOH BANG JIGGILLY JANG –•– Doris Day (Columbia)-1 (83)
88 — C’EST LA VIE –•– Sunny Gale (RCA Victor)-1 (88)
90 t — I’LL KNOW –•– Sammy Davis Jr. (Decca)-1 (90)
93 — WITHOUT A SONG –•– Roy Hamilton (Epic)-1 (93)
95 t — I’LL NEVER STOP LOVING YOU –•– Doris Day (Columbia)-11 (15)
97 — C’EST LA VIE –•– The DeJohn Sisters (Epic)-1 (97)
99 — SEVENTEEN –•– Rusty Draper (Mercury)-6 (18)

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US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending: 23rd November 1955
– Issue Date: 3rd December 1955

1 3 SIXTEEN TONS –•– Tennessee Ernie Ford (Capitol)-4 – (1 wk @ #1) (1S/1A/1J) (1)
2 2 AUTUMN LEAVES –•– Roger Williams (Kapp)-16 – (2S/4A/2J) (1)
3 1 LOVE IS A MANY-SPLENDORED THING –•– The Four Aces Featuring Al Alberts (Decca)-14 – (3S/3A/4J) (1)
4 4 MOMENTS TO REMEMBER –•– The Four Lads (Columbia)-14 – (4S/2A/6J) (3)
5 5 I HEAR YOU KNOCKING –•– Gale Storm (Dot)-7 – (6S/5A/5J) (5)
6 6 ONLY YOU (And You Alone) –•– The Platters (Mercury)-10 – (5S/7A/9J) (5)
7 8 AT MY FRONT DOOR (Crazy Little Mama) –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-6 – (10S/10A/7 tJ) (7)
8 9 HE –•– Al Hibbler (Decca)-10 – (7S/8A/20J) (7)
9 t 13 LOVE AND MARRIAGE –•– Frank Sinatra (Capitol)-4 – (8S/6A) (9)
9 t 14 ONLY YOU (And You Alone) –•– The Hilltoppers Featuring Jimmy Sacca (Dot)-4 – (17S/9A/10J) (9)
10 7 THE YELLOW ROSE OF TEXAS –•– Mitch Miller and His Orchestra and Chorus (Columbia)-18 (1 – 11S/16A/7 tJ)

11 10 THE SHIFTING WHISPERING SANDS (Parts 1 and 2) –•– Billy Vaughn and His Orchestra (Dot)-11 – (13S/14A/12J) (5)
12 12 HE –•– The McGuire Sisters (Coral)-6 – (12S/18A/11J) (12)
13 11 THE SHIFTING, WHISPERING SANDS –•– Randy Draper (Mercury)-10 – (9S/3J) (6)
14 15 SUDDENLY THERE’S A VALLEY –•– Gogi Grant (Era)-9 – (16S/19S) (14)
15 17 YOU ARE MY LOVE –•– Joni James (MGM)-7 – (19S/11A) (15)
16 18 SUDDENLY THERE’S A VALLEY –•– Jo Stafford (Columbia)-6 – (22S/19A) (16)
17 16 MY BONNIE LASSIE –•– The Ames Brothers (RCA Victor)-9 – (20 Ts/16 tJ) (11)
18 22 CROCE DI ORO (Cross Of Gold) –•– Patti Page (Mercury)-4 – (20 Ts) (18)
19 25 DADDY-O –•– The Fontane Sisters (RCA Victor)-4 (19)
20 27 IT’S ALMOST TOMORROW –•– The Dream Weavers (Decca)-4 – (14S) (20)

21 30 t FORGIVE MY HEART –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-7 – (15S) (16)
22 48 MY BOY-FLAT TOP –•– Dorothy Collins (Coral)-4 – (16 tJ) (22)
23 44 CRY ME A RIVER –•– Julie London (Liberty)-4 – (13A) (23)
24 43 IT’S ALMOST TOMORROW –•– Snooky Lanson (Dot)-4 – (20A) (24)
25 23 THE YELLOW ROSE OF TEXAS –•– Johnny Desmond (Coral)-17 – (13J) (6)
26 t 39 NO OTHER ARMS (No Arms Can Ever Hold You) –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-6 – (10S/7 tJ) (13)
26 t 42 A WOMAN IN LOVE –•– The Four Aces Featuring Al Alberts (Decca)-3 (26)
28 38 BURN THAT CANDLE –•– Bill Haley and His Comets (Decca)-4 – (18S) (28)
29 19 BLACK DENIM TROUSERS –•– The Cheers (Capitol)-11 – (24 Ts) (6)
30 34 ALL AT ONE YOU LOVE HER –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-4 – (15A) (30)

31 24 PEPPER-HOT BABY –•– Jaye P. Morgan (RCA Victor)-4 – (15J) (24)
32 69 IT’S ALMOST TOMORROW –•– Jo Stafford (Columbia)-2 (32)
33 t 33 SUDDENLY THERE’S A VALLEY –•– Julius LaRosa (Cadence)-5 (22)
33 t 47 THE BIBLE TELLS ME SO –•– Don Cornell (Coral)-13 – (24 Ts/16 tJ) (10)
35 36 NO ARMS CAN EVER HOLD YOU (Like These Arms Of Mine) –•– Georgie Shaw (Decca)-4 (35)
36 28 t DADDY-O –•– Bonnie Lou (King)-4 – (14J) (28)
37 28 t SEVENTEEN –•– The Fontane Sisters (Dot)-15 (6)
38 t 51 t C’EST LA VIE –•– Sarah Vaughan (Mercury)-3 – (12A) (38)
38 t 21 SOMEONE YOU LOVE –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-7 – (15S) (16)
40 45 t AUTUMN LEAVES –•– Steve Allen with George Cates and His Orchestra and Chorus (Coral)-4 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS:

42 t 37 DOGFACE SOLDIER –•– Russ Morgan (Decca)-4 (30)
46 32 AIN’T THAT A SHAME –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-22 (2)
47 20 TINA MARIE –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-16 (6)
51 35 AT MY FRONT DOOR –•– The Eldorados (Vee Jay)-8 (21)
55 t 26 LOVE IS A MANY-SPLENDORED THING –•– Don Cornell (Coral)-13 – (24 Ts/16 tJ) (10)
58 30 t THE LONGEST WALK –•– Jaye P. Morgan (RCA Victor)-13 (13)
61 40 SEVENTEEN –•– Boyd Bennett and His Rockets (King)-21 (5)

POWER HITS:

41 51 t MEMORIES OF YOU –•– The Four Coins (Epic)-2 (41)
44 — MEMORIES ARE MADE OF THIS –•– Dean Martin (Capitol)-1 – (23S) (44)
45 — BAND OF GOLD –•– Don Cherry (Columbia)-1 (45)
48 t 53 t LOVE AND MARRIAGE –•– Dinah Shore (RCA Victor)-4 (48)
48 t 50 IF YOU DON’T WANT MY LOVE –•– Jaye P. Morgan (RCA Victor)-4 – (15J) (48)
50 68 A WOMAN IN LOVE –•– Frankie Laine (Columbia)-2 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK:

44 — MEMORIES ARE MADE OF THIS –•– Dean Martin (Capitol)-1 – (23S) (44)
45 — BAND OF GOLD –•– Don Cherry (Columbia)-1 (45)
64 — THE JAPANESE FAREWELL SONG –•– Kay Cee Jones (Marquee)-1 (64)
65 t — SIXTEEN TONS –•– Johnny Desmond (Coral)-2 – (17A) (65)
71 — OF THIS I’M SURE –•– The Four Aces Featuring Al Alberts (Decca)-1 (71)
75 — GOODBYE TO ROME (Arrivederci Roma) –•– Georgia Gibbs (Mercury)-1 (75)
79 — THE ROSE TATTOO –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-3 (79)
81 — (We’re Gonna) ROCK AROUND THE CLOCK –•– Bill Haley and His Comets (Decca)-27 (1)
94 t — SWEET KENTUCKY ROSE –•– Kitty Kallen (Decca)-3 (77)
94 t — YOUNG ABE LINCOLN –•– Don Cornell (Coral)-2 (25)
98 — LOVE IS A MANY-SPLENDORED THING –•– Don, Dick N’ Jimmy (Crown)-1 (98)
99 — POR FAVOR –•– Vic Damone (Mercury)-2 (74)

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US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending: 30th November, 1955
– Issue Date: 10th December, 1955

1 1 SIXTEEN TONS –•– Tennessee Ernie Ford (Capitol)-5 – (2 wks @ #1) (1S/1A/1J) (1)
2 2 AUTUMN LEAVES –•– Roger Williams (Kapp)-17 – (2S/4A/3J) (1)
3 4 MOMENTS TO REMEMBER –•– The Four Lads (Columbia)-15 – (4S/2A/4J) (3)
4 3 LOVE IS A MANY-SPLENDORED THING –•– The Four Aces Featuring Al Alberts (Decca)-15 – (3S/3A/6J) (1)
5 5 I HEAR YOU KNOCKING –•– Gale Storm (Dot)-8 – (6S/8A/2J) (5)
6 6 ONLY YOU (And You Alone) –•– The Platters (Mercury)-11 – (7S/5A/7J) (5)
7 8 HE –•– Al Hibbler (Decca)-11 – (8S/9A/9J) (7)
8 9 t LOVE AND MARRIAGE –•– Frank Sinatra (Capitol)-5 – (9S/6A/16J) (8)
9 7 AT MY FRONT DOOR (Crazy Little Mama) –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-7 – (12S/12A/8J) (7)
10 9 t ONLY YOU (And You Alone) –•– The Hilltoppers Featuring Jimmy Sacca (Dot)-5 – (15S/10 tA/11J) (9)

11 20 IT’S ALMOST TOMORROW –•– The Dream Weavers (Decca)-5 – (11S/10 tA/19S) (11)
12 11 THE SHIFTING WHISPERING SANDS (Parts 1 and 2) –•– Billy Vaughn and His Orchestra (Dot)-12 – (13S/18A/10J) (5)
13 13 THE SHIFTING, WHISPERING SANDS –•– Randy Draper (Mercury)-11 – (10S/5J) (6)
14 12 HE –•– The McGuire Sisters (Coral)-7 – (14S/14J) (12)
15 19 DADDY-O –•– The Fontane Sisters (RCA Victor)-5 – (20 Ts/19A/17J) (15)
16 18 CROCE DI ORO (Cross Of Gold) –•– Patti Page (Mercury)-5 – (25 Ts/17A/18J) (16)
17 15 YOU ARE MY LOVE –•– Joni James (MGM)-8 – (24S/13A) (15)
18 10 THE YELLOW ROSE OF TEXAS –•– Mitch Miller and His Orchestra and Chorus (Columbia)-19 – (16S/15J) (1)
19 23 CRY ME A RIVER –•– Julie London (Liberty)-5 – (15A) (19)
20 14 SUDDENLY THERE’S A VALLEY –•– Gogi Grant (Era)-10 – (18S) (14)

21 31 PEPPER-HOT BABY –•– Jaye P. Morgan (RCA Victor)-5 – (12 tJ) (21)
22 16 SUDDENLY THERE’S A VALLEY –•– Jo Stafford (Columbia)-7 (16)
23 35 NO ARMS CAN EVER HOLD YOU (Like These Arms Of Mine) –•– Georgie Shaw (Decca)-5 – (25 Ts) (23)
24 30 ALL AT ONE YOU LOVE HER –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-5 – (14A) (24)
25 17 MY BONNIE LASSIE –•– The Ames Brothers (RCA Victor)-10 – (22S) (11)
26 t 38 t C’EST LA VIE –•– Sarah Vaughan (Mercury)-4 – (16A) (26)
26 t 44 MEMORIES ARE MADE OF THIS –•– Dean Martin (Capitol)-2 – (5S/7A) (26)
28 t 41 MEMORIES OF YOU –•– The Four Coins (Epic)-3 – (23S) (28)
28 t 26 t A WOMAN IN LOVE –•– The Four Aces Featuring Al Alberts (Decca)-4 (26)
30 32 IT’S ALMOST TOMORROW –•– Jo Stafford (Columbia)-3 – (20 tA) (30)

31 28 BURN THAT CANDLE –•– Bill Haley and His Comets (Decca)-5 – (17S/20J) (28)
32 22 MY BOY-FLAT TOP –•– Dorothy Collins (Coral)-5 (22)
33 36 DADDY-O –•– Bonnie Lou (King)-5 (28)
34 42 t DOGFACE SOLDIER –•– Russ Morgan (Decca)-5 (30)
35 t 40 AUTUMN LEAVES –•– Steve Allen with George Cates and His Orchestra and Chorus (Coral)-5 (35)
35 t 26 t NO OTHER ARMS (No Arms Can Ever Hold You) –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-7 – (12S/8J) (13)
37 33 t SUDDENLY THERE’S A VALLEY –•– Julius LaRosa (Cadence)-6 (22)
38 t 38 t SOMEONE YOU LOVE –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-8 – (20 Ts) (16)
38 t 24 IT’S ALMOST TOMORROW –•– Snooky Lanson (Dot)-5 (24)
40 48 t IF YOU DON’T WANT MY LOVE –•– Jaye P. Morgan (RCA Victor)-5 – (12 tJ) (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS:

41 21 FORGIVE MY HEART –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-8 – (20 Ts) (16)
48 t 29 BLACK DENIM TROUSERS –•– The Cheers (Capitol)-12 (6)
51 t 37 SEVENTEEN –•– The Fontane Sisters (Dot)-16 (6)
53 25 THE YELLOW ROSE OF TEXAS –•– Johnny Desmond (Coral)-18 – (12 tJ) (6)
55 33 t THE BIBLE TELLS ME SO –•– Don Cornell (Coral)-14 (10)

POWER HITS:

42 67 t BAND OF GOLD –•– Kit Carson (Capitol)-4 (42)
43 50 A WOMAN IN LOVE –•– Frankie Laine (Columbia)-3 (43)
44 — ANGELS IN THE SKY –•– The Crew-Cuts (Mercury)-1 (44)
45 t 45 BAND OF GOLD –•– Don Cherry (Columbia)-2 – (19S) (45)
47 48 t LOVE AND MARRIAGE –•– Dinah Shore (RCA Victor)-5 – (20 tA) (47)
50 62 t AUTUMN LEAVES –•– Mitch Miller and His Orchestra and Chorus (Columbia)-5 (41)

NEW THIS WEEK:

44 — ANGELS IN THE SKY –•– The Crew-Cuts (Mercury)-1 (44)
58 — (Dolly’s) OH SUSANNA –•– Don Charles and the Singing Dogs (RCA)-1 (58)
61 t — LISBON ANTIGUA –•– Nelson Riddle and His Orchestra (Capitol)-1 (61)
63 — (Love Is) THE TENDER TRAP –•– Frank Sinatra (Capitol)-1 (63)
74 — 24 HOURS A DAY (365 a Year) –•– Georgia Gibbs (Mercury)-1 (74)
75 — SPEEDOO –•– The Cadillacs (Josie)-1 (75)
77 t — YOU TICKLE ME BABY –•– The Royal Jokers (Atco)-1 (77)
79 t — SMOKEY JOE’S CAFE –•– The Robins (Atco)-1 (79)
83 — WANTING YOU –•– Roger Williams (Kapp)-1 (83)
87 t — TEEN AGE PRAYER –•– Gloria Mann (Sound)-1 (87)
90 — YOUNG ABE LINCOLN –•– Hugo and Luigi with Their Family Singers (Mercury)-1 (90)
92 t — CHARMAINE –•– The Four Freshmen (Capitol)-1 (92)
92 t — I’LL KNOW –•– Sammy Davis Jr. (Decca)-2 (90)
95 — I WANT YOU TO BE MY BABY –•– Georgia Gibbs (Mercury)-7 (22)
99 t — MY BELIEVING HEART –•– Joni James (MGM)-1 (99)
99 t — THE RICHEST MAN (In the World) –•– Eddy Arnold with Hugo Winterhalter’s Chorus and Orchestra (RCA Victor)-1 (99)

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US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending: 7th December, 1955
– Issue Date: 17th December, 1955

1 1 SIXTEEN TONS –•– Tennessee Ernie Ford (Capitol)-6 – (3 wks @ #1) (1S/1A/1J) (1)
2 2 AUTUMN LEAVES –•– Roger Williams (Kapp)-18 – (3S/5A/3J) (1)
3 3 MOMENTS TO REMEMBER –•– The Four Lads (Columbia)-16 – (5S/3A/4J) (3)
4 5 I HEAR YOU KNOCKING –•– Gale Storm (Dot)-9 – (4S/7A/2J) (4)
5 4 LOVE IS A MANY-SPLENDORED THING –•– The Four Aces Featuring Al Alberts (Decca)-16 – (6S/4A/7J) (1)
6 6 ONLY YOU (And You Alone) –•– The Platters (Mercury)-12 – (7S/8A/6J) (5)
7 8 LOVE AND MARRIAGE –•– Frank Sinatra (Capitol)-6 – (8S/6A/10J) (7)
8 26 t MEMORIES ARE MADE OF THIS –•– Dean Martin (Capitol)-3 – (2S/2A) (8)
9 7 HE –•– Al Hibbler (Decca)-12 – (9S/11A/8J) (7)
10 10 ONLY YOU (And You Alone) –•– The Hilltoppers Featuring Jimmy Sacca (Dot)-6 – (16S/10A/11J) (9)

11 11 IT’S ALMOST TOMORROW –•– The Dream Weavers (Decca)-6 – (10S/12A/18 tJ) (11)
12 9 AT MY FRONT DOOR (Crazy Little Mama) –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-8 – (11S/19A/9J) (7)
13 t 15 DADDY-O –•– The Fontane Sisters (RCA Victor)-6 – (15S/20A/15J) (13)
13 t 13 THE SHIFTING, WHISPERING SANDS –•– Randy Draper (Mercury)-12 – (12S/5J) (6)
15 12 THE SHIFTING WHISPERING SANDS (Parts 1 and 2) –•– Billy Vaughn and His Orchestra (Dot)-13 – (17S/12J) (5)
16 14 HE –•– The McGuire Sisters (Coral)-8 – (13S/13J) (12)
17 19 CRY ME A RIVER –•– Julie London (Liberty)-6 – (9A/14J) (17)
18 17 YOU ARE MY LOVE –•– Joni James (MGM)-9 – (21S/16A) (15)
19 16 CROCE DI ORO (Cross Of Gold) –•– Patti Page (Mercury)-6 – (16 tJ) (16)
20 t 38 t IT’S ALMOST TOMORROW –•– Snooky Lanson (Dot)-6 (20)
20 t 30 IT’S ALMOST TOMORROW –•– Jo Stafford (Columbia)-4 – (25 Ts) (20)

22 26 t C’EST LA VIE –•– Sarah Vaughan (Mercury)-5 – (14A) (22)
23 28 t A WOMAN IN LOVE –•– The Four Aces Featuring Al Alberts (Decca)-5 – (15A) (23)
24 24 ALL AT ONE YOU LOVE HER –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-6 – (13A) (24)
25 20 SUDDENLY THERE’S A VALLEY –•– Gogi Grant (Era)-11 (14)
26 22 SUDDENLY THERE’S A VALLEY –•– Jo Stafford (Columbia)-8 – (24S/18 tJ) (16)
27 31 BURN THAT CANDLE –•– Bill Haley and His Comets (Decca)-6 – (18S/20 tJ) (27)
28 23 NO ARMS CAN EVER HOLD YOU (Like These Arms Of Mine) –•– Georgie Shaw (Decca)-6 (23)
29 45 t BAND OF GOLD –•– Don Cherry (Columbia)-3 – (14S/18A) (29)
30 t 35 t NO OTHER ARMS (No Arms Can Ever Hold You) –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-8 – (11S/9J) (13)
30 t 28 t MEMORIES OF YOU –•– The Four Coins (Epic)-4 (28)

32 44 ANGELS IN THE SKY –•– The Crew-Cuts (Mercury)-2 – (20S) (32)
33 43 A WOMAN IN LOVE –•– Frankie Laine (Columbia)-4 – (19S) (33)
34 t 21 PEPPER-HOT BABY –•– Jaye P. Morgan (RCA Victor)-6 – (16 tJ) (21)
34 t 51 t IT’S ALMOST TOMORROW –•– David Carroll and His Orchestra (Mercury)-4 (34)
34 t 18 THE YELLOW ROSE OF TEXAS –•– Mitch Miller and His Orchestra and Chorus (Columbia)-20 (1 – 20 tJ)
37 25 MY BONNIE LASSIE –•– The Ames Brothers (RCA Victor)-11 – (22 Ts) (11)
38 38 t SOMEONE YOU LOVE –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-9 (16)
39 41 FORGIVE MY HEART –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-9 (16)
40 58 (Dolly’s) OH SUSANNA –•– Don Charles and the Singing Dogs (RCA)-2 – (22 Ts) (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS:

44 32 MY BOY-FLAT TOP –•– Dorothy Collins (Coral)-6 (22)
45 t 37 t SUDDENLY THERE’S A VALLEY –•– Julius LaRosa (Cadence)-7 (22)
56 35 t AUTUMN LEAVES –•– Steve Allen with George Cates and His Orchestra and Chorus (Coral)-6 (35)
57 t 34 DOGFACE SOLDIER –•– Russ Morgan (Decca)-6 (30)
64 t 33 DADDY-O –•– Bonnie Lou (King)-6 (28)
66 40 IF YOU DON’T WANT MY LOVE –•– Jaye P. Morgan (RCA Victor)-6 – (16 tJ) (40)

POWER HITS:

41 — THE GREAT PRETENDER –•– The Platters (Mercury)-1 (41)
42 69 WHEN YOU DANCE –•– The Turbans (Herald)-6 (42)
43 61 t LISBON ANTIGUA –•– Nelson Riddle and His Orchestra (Capitol)-2 (43)
45 t 63 (Love Is) THE TENDER TRAP –•– Frank Sinatra (Capitol)-2 – (17A) (45)
47 47 LOVE AND MARRIAGE –•– Dinah Shore (RCA Victor)-6 (47)

NEW THIS WEEK:

41 — THE GREAT PRETENDER –•– The Platters (Mercury)-1 (41)
62 — NUTTIN’ FOR CHRISTMAS –•– Art Mooney & His Orchestra w/Barry Gordon (MGM)-1 – (25 Ts) (62)
63 — DUNGAREE DOLL –•– Eddie Fisher (RCA Victor)-1 (63)
67 — GEE WHITTAKERS –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-1 (67)
71 — NUTTIN FOR XMAS –•– Joe Ward (King)-1 (71)
74 — TOO LATE NOW –•– The DeCastro Sisters (Abbott)-1 (74)
75 — LULLABY OF BIRDLAND –•– Blue Stars (Mercury)-1 (75)
78 t — MEMORIES ARE MADE OF THIS –•– Mindy Carson (Columbia)-1 (78)
78 t — NUTTIN’ FOR CHRISTMAS –•– The Fontane Sisters (Dot)-1 (78)
81 — SEARCHING –•– The Hilltoppers Featuring Jimmy Sacca (Dot)-2 (81)
82 — (I’m Gettin’) NUTTIN’ FOR CHRISTMAS –•– Ricky Zahnd and the Blue Jeaners (Columbia)-1 (82)
84 t — EVERYBODY’S GOT A HOME BUT ME –•– Eddie Fisher (RCA Victor)-1 (84)
86 t — ARE YOU SATISFIED –•– Rusty Draper (Mercury)-1 (86)
88 — LEARNIN’ TO LOVE –•– Peggy King (Columbia)-5 (61)
90 t — THE TEEN-AGER’S WALTZ –•– Eddy Howard and His Orchestra (Mercury)-1 (90)
93 t — WHAT IS A WIFE –•– Steve Allen (Coral)-1 (93)
95 — ARE YOU SATISFIED –•– Sheb Wooley (MGM)-1 (96)
96 t — LOVE IS A MANY-SPLENDORED THING –•– Don, Dick N’ Jimmy (Crown)-2 (96)
99 — SOMEONE ON YOUR MIND –•– Champ Butler with George Cates and His Orchestra and Chorus (Coral)-3 (90)

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US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending: 14th December, 1955
– Issue Date: 24th December, 1955

1 1 SIXTEEN TONS –•– Tennessee Ernie Ford (Capitol)-7 – (4 wks @ #1) (1S/1A/1J) (1)
2 4 I HEAR YOU KNOCKING –•– Gale Storm (Dot)-10 – (3S/4A/2J) (2)
3 t 3 MOMENTS TO REMEMBER –•– The Four Lads (Columbia)-17 – (4S/3A/4 tJ) (3)
3 t 8 MEMORIES ARE MADE OF THIS –•– Dean Martin (Capitol)-4 – (2S/2A/7J) (3)
5 2 AUTUMN LEAVES –•– Roger Williams (Kapp)-19 – (5S/7A/3J) (1)
6 6 ONLY YOU (And You Alone) –•– The Platters (Mercury)-13 – (7 Ts/5A/6S) (5)
7 7 LOVE AND MARRIAGE –•– Frank Sinatra (Capitol)-7 – (7 Ts/6A/8 tJ) (7)
8 9 HE –•– Al Hibbler (Decca)-13 – (6S/10A/8 tJ) (7)
9 5 LOVE IS A MANY-SPLENDORED THING –•– The Four Aces Featuring Al Alberts (Decca)-17 – (9S/8A/10J) (1)
10 10 ONLY YOU (And You Alone) –•– The Hilltoppers Featuring Jimmy Sacca (Dot)-7 – (16S/9A/12J) (9)

11 13 t DADDY-O –•– The Fontane Sisters (RCA Victor)-7 – (13S/18A/11J) (11)
12 11 IT’S ALMOST TOMORROW –•– The Dream Weavers (Decca)-7 – (11S/19A/19J) (11)
13 t 16 HE –•– The McGuire Sisters (Coral)-9 – (17S/14J) (12)
13 t 17 CRY ME A RIVER –•– Julie London (Liberty)-7 – (13A/15 tJ) (13)
15 13 t THE SHIFTING, WHISPERING SANDS –•– Randy Draper (Mercury)-13 – (12S/4 tJ) (6)
16 15 THE SHIFTING WHISPERING SANDS (Parts 1 and 2) –•– Billy Vaughn and His Orchestra (Dot)-14 – (24S/17 tJ) (5)
17 12 AT MY FRONT DOOR (Crazy Little Mama) –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-9 – (19S/13J) (7)
18 62 NUTTIN’ FOR CHRISTMAS –•– Art Mooney & His Orchestra w/Barry Gordon (MGM)-2 – (10S) (18)
19 23 A WOMAN IN LOVE –•– The Four Aces Featuring Al Alberts (Decca)-6 – (20S/14A) (19)
20 29 BAND OF GOLD –•– Don Cherry (Columbia)-4 – (14S/12A) (20)

21 t 32 ANGELS IN THE SKY –•– The Crew-Cuts (Mercury)-3 – (18S) (21)
21 t 41 THE GREAT PRETENDER –•– The Platters (Mercury)-2 – (15S) (21)
23 22 C’EST LA VIE –•– Sarah Vaughan (Mercury)-6 – (11A) (22)
24 t 24 ALL AT ONE YOU LOVE HER –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-7 – (15A) (24)
24 t 18 YOU ARE MY LOVE –•– Joni James (MGM)-10 (17 (15)
26 t 20 t IT’S ALMOST TOMORROW –•– Snooky Lanson (Dot)-7 – (20J) (20)
26 t 71 NUTTIN FOR XMAS –•– Joe Ward (King)-2 – (22 Ts) (26)
28 20 t IT’S ALMOST TOMORROW –•– Jo Stafford (Columbia)-5 (20)
29 t 26 SUDDENLY THERE’S A VALLEY –•– Jo Stafford (Columbia)-9 (16)
29 t 27 BURN THAT CANDLE –•– Bill Haley and His Comets (Decca)-7 – (22 Ts/15 tJ) (27)

31 t 19 CROCE DI ORO (Cross Of Gold) –•– Patti Page (Mercury)-7 (16)
31 t 33 A WOMAN IN LOVE –•– Frankie Laine (Columbia)-5 – (25S) (31)
33 30 t MEMORIES OF YOU –•– The Four Coins (Epic)-5 (28)
34 34 t PEPPER-HOT BABY –•– Jaye P. Morgan (RCA Victor)-7 – (17 tJ) (21)
35 — TEEN AGE PRAYER –•– Gale Storm (Dot)-1 (35)
36 63 DUNGAREE DOLL –•– Eddie Fisher (RCA Victor)-2 (36)
37 40 (Dolly’s) OH SUSANNA –•– Don Charles and the Singing Dogs (RCA)-3 (37)
38 t 67 GEE WHITTAKERS –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-2 (38)
38 t 25 SUDDENLY THERE’S A VALLEY –•– Gogi Grant (Era)-12 (14)
40 t 54 TEEN AGE PRAYER –•– Gloria Mann (Sound)-3 (40)
40 t 45 t (Love Is) THE TENDER TRAP –•– Frank Sinatra (Capitol)-3 – (16A) (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS:

42 34 t IT’S ALMOST TOMORROW –•– David Carroll and His Orchestra (Mercury)-5 – (20A) (34)
43 30 t NO OTHER ARMS (No Arms Can Ever Hold You) –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-9 – (19S) (28)
45 39 FORGIVE MY HEART –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-10 (16)
48 t 37 MY BONNIE LASSIE –•– The Ames Brothers (RCA Victor)-12 (11)
50 34 t THE YELLOW ROSE OF TEXAS –•– Mitch Miller and His Orchestra and Chorus (Columbia)-21 (1)
56 28 NO ARMS CAN EVER HOLD YOU (Like These Arms Of Mine) –•– Georgie Shaw (Decca)-7 (23)
73 38 SOMEONE YOU LOVE –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-10 (16)

POWER HITS:

47 48 BAND OF GOLD –•– Kit Carson (Capitol)-6 (42)
48 t 57 t ROCK-A-BEATIN’ BOOGIE –•– Bill Haley and His Comets (Decca)-7 – (22 Ts/15 tJ) (41)

NEW THIS WEEK:

35 — TEEN AGE PRAYER –•– Gale Storm (Dot)-1 (35)
53 — WHITE CHRISTMAS –•– Bing Crosby (Decca)-55 (1)
54 t — MOSTLY MARTHA –•– The Crew-Cuts (Mercury)-1 (54)
54 t — MEMORIES ARE MADE OF THIS –•– Gale Storm (Dot)-1 (54)
82 t — NOT ONE GOODBYE –•– Jaye P. Morgan (RCA Victor)-1 (82)
82 t — CHARMAINE –•– The Four Freshmen (Capitol)-2 (82)
85 — ZAMBEZI –•– Lou Busch and His Orchestra (Capitol)-1 (85)
86 t — EVERYBODY’S GOT A HOME –•– Roy Hamilton (Epic)-1 (86)
86 t — CROCE DI ORO –•– Joan Regan (London)-6 (55)
90 — SUDDENLY THERE’S A VALLEY –•– Patty Andrews (Capitol)-4 (69)
94 — C’EST LA VIE –•– Sunny Gale (RCA Victor)-3 (85)
95 t — AUTUMN LEAVES –•– Ray Charles Singers (MGM)-6 (55)
98 t — AIN’T THAT A SHAME –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-24 (2)

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US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending: 21st December, 1955
– Issue Date: 31st December, 1955

1 1 SIXTEEN TONS –•– Tennessee Ernie Ford (Capitol)-8 – (5 wks @ #1) (1S/1A/1J) (1)
2 3 t MEMORIES ARE MADE OF THIS –•– Dean Martin (Capitol)-5 – (2S/2A/2J) (2)
3 2 I HEAR YOU KNOCKING –•– Gale Storm (Dot)-11 – (3S/4A/3J) (2)
4 3 t MOMENTS TO REMEMBER –•– The Four Lads (Columbia)-18 – (5S/3A/4J) (3)
5 t 6 ONLY YOU (And You Alone) –•– The Platters (Mercury)-14 – (9S/6A/6J) (5)
5 t 7 LOVE AND MARRIAGE –•– Frank Sinatra (Capitol)-8 – (7S/5A/9 tJ) (5)
7 5 AUTUMN LEAVES –•– Roger Williams (Kapp)-20 – (6S/12A/5J) (1)
8 8 HE –•– Al Hibbler (Decca)-14 – (4S/17A/8J) (7)
9 18 NUTTIN’ FOR CHRISTMAS –•– Art Mooney & His Orchestra w/Barry Gordon (MGM)-3 (9 (8S/10A/14J)
10 9 LOVE IS A MANY-SPLENDORED THING –•– The Four Aces Featuring Al Alberts (Decca)-18 – (10S/16A/9 tJ) (1)

11 12 IT’S ALMOST TOMORROW –•– The Dream Weavers (Decca)-8 – (12S/15A/13J) (11)
12 21 t THE GREAT PRETENDER –•– The Platters (Mercury)-3 – (11S/7A) (12)
13 10 ONLY YOU (And You Alone) –•– The Hilltoppers Featuring Jimmy Sacca (Dot)-8 – (19S/8A/15J) (9)
14 13 t CRY ME A RIVER –•– Julie London (Liberty)-8 – (23 Ts/18A/19J) (13)
15 11 DADDY-O –•– The Fontane Sisters (RCA Victor)-8 – (18S/11J) (11)
16 36 DUNGAREE DOLL –•– Eddie Fisher (RCA Victor)-3 – (15S) (16)
17 13 t HE –•– The McGuire Sisters (Coral)-10 – (14S/17J) (12)
18 20 BAND OF GOLD –•– Don Cherry (Columbia)-5 – (13S/9A) (18)
19 35 TEEN AGE PRAYER –•– Gale Storm (Dot)-2 – (20S/18J) (19)
20 29 t BURN THAT CANDLE –•– Bill Haley and His Comets (Decca)-8 – (22S/12J) (20)

21 21 t ANGELS IN THE SKY –•– The Crew-Cuts (Mercury)-4 – (17S) (21)
22 26 t NUTTIN FOR XMAS –•– Joe Ward (King)-3 – (20 tJ) (22)
23 15 THE SHIFTING, WHISPERING SANDS –•– Randy Draper (Mercury)-14 – (16S/7J) (6)
24 53 WHITE CHRISTMAS –•– Bing Crosby (Decca)-56 (1)
25 58 t ARE YOU SATISFIED –•– Rusty Draper (Mercury)-3 (25)
26 54 t MEMORIES ARE MADE OF THIS –•– Gale Storm (Dot)-2 – (20S/13A/18J) (26)
27 24 t YOU ARE MY LOVE –•– Joni James (MGM)-11 (15)
28 17 AT MY FRONT DOOR (Crazy Little Mama) –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-10 – (20 tJ) (7)
29 16 THE SHIFTING WHISPERING SANDS (Parts 1 and 2) –•– Billy Vaughn and His Orchestra (Dot)-15 – (25S) (5)
30 26 t IT’S ALMOST TOMORROW –•– Snooky Lanson (Dot)-8 (20)

31 19 A WOMAN IN LOVE –•– The Four Aces Featuring Al Alberts (Decca)-7 (19)
32 34 PEPPER-HOT BABY –•– Jaye P. Morgan (RCA Victor)-8 – (16J) (21)
33 38 t GEE WHITTAKERS –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-3 (33)
34 46 LISBON ANTIGUA –•– Nelson Riddle and His Orchestra (Capitol)-4 – (21S) (34)
35 33 MEMORIES OF YOU –•– The Four Coins (Epic)-6 (28)
36 58 t NUTTIN’ FOR CHRISTMAS –•– The Fontane Sisters (Dot)-3 (36)
37 40 t TEEN AGE PRAYER –•– Gloria Mann (Sound)-4 (37)
38 31 t A WOMAN IN LOVE –•– Frankie Laine (Columbia)-6 (31)
39 47 BAND OF GOLD –•– Kit Carson (Capitol)-7 – (11A) (39)
40 28 IT’S ALMOST TOMORROW –•– Jo Stafford (Columbia)-6 (20)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS:

41 23 C’EST LA VIE –•– Sarah Vaughan (Mercury)-7 – (19A) (22)
42 24 t ALL AT ONE YOU LOVE HER –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-8 (24)
43 t 40 t (Love Is) THE TENDER TRAP –•– Frank Sinatra (Capitol)-4 – (14A) (40)
43 t 37 (Dolly’s) OH SUSANNA –•– Don Charles and the Singing Dogs (RCA)-4 (37)
46 31 t CROCE DI ORO (Cross Of Gold) –•– Patti Page (Mercury)-8 (16)
61 29 t SUDDENLY THERE’S A VALLEY –•– Jo Stafford (Columbia)-10 (16)
75 38 t SUDDENLY THERE’S A VALLEY –•– Gogi Grant (Era)-13 (14)

POWER HITS:

45 58 t (I’m Gettin’) NUTTIN’ FOR CHRISTMAS –•– Ricky Zahnd and the Blue Jeaners (Columbia)-3 – (23 Ts) (45)
47 — ROCK AND ROLL WALTZ –•– Kay Starr (Capitol)-1 (47)
48 63 t WANTING YOU –•– Roger Williams (Kapp)-4 (48)
49 54 t MOSTLY MARTHA –•– The Crew-Cuts (Mercury)-2 (49)
50 69 SIXTEEN TONS –•– Johnny Desmond (Coral)-6 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK:

47 — ROCK AND ROLL WALTZ –•– Kay Starr (Capitol)-1 (47)
77 — TAKE ME BACK TO TOYLAND –•– Nat King Cole (Capitol)-1 (77)
78 — DOGFACE SOLDIER –•– Russ Morgan (Decca)-7 (30)
79 — ADORABLE –•– The Fontane Sisters (Dot)-5 (71)
80 — WHITE CHRISTMAS –•– The Drifters (Atlantic)-1 (80)
82 — A TEEN AGE PRAYER –•– Kitty White (Mercury)-1 (82)
83 — MY BOY-FLAT TOP –•– Boyd Bennett and His Rockets (King)-7 (39)
84 — SNOWBOUND FOR CHRISTMAS –•– The DeCastro Sisters (Abbott)-1 (84)
85 t — THE YELLOW ROSE OF TEXAS –•– Johnny Desmond (Coral)-20 (6)
87 — AT MY FRONT DOOR –•– The Eldorados (Vee Jay)-11 (21)
93 — OF THIS I’M SURE –•– The Four Aces Featuring Al Alberts (Decca)-4 (56)
95 — AMUKIRIKI (The Lord Willing) –•– Les Paul and Mary Ford (Capitol)-7 (38)
96 — NO ARMS CAN EVER HOLD YOU –•– The Gaylords (Mercury)-6 (67)
98 t — MY TREASURE –•– The Hilltoppers Featuring Jimmy Sacca (Dot)-1 (98)

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US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending: 28th December 1955
– Issue Date: 7th January, 1956

1 1 SIXTEEN TONS –•– Tennessee Ernie Ford (Capitol)-9 – (6 wks @ #1) (1S/2A/1J) (1)
2 2 MEMORIES ARE MADE OF THIS –•– Dean Martin (Capitol)-6 – (2S/1A/2J) (2)
3 4 MOMENTS TO REMEMBER –•– The Four Lads (Columbia)-19 – (5S/3A/4J) (3)
4 3 I HEAR YOU KNOCKING –•– Gale Storm (Dot)-12 – (3S/9A/3J) (2)
5 t 5 t LOVE AND MARRIAGE –•– Frank Sinatra (Capitol)-9 – (8S/6A/10J) (5)
5 t 12 THE GREAT PRETENDER –•– The Platters (Mercury)-4 – (4S/5A/14 tJ) (5)
7 9 NUTTIN’ FOR CHRISTMAS –•– Art Mooney & His Orchestra w/Barry Gordon (MGM)-4 – (6S/10A/9J) (7)
8 5 t ONLY YOU (And You Alone) –•– The Platters (Mercury)-15 – (13S/8A/5J) (5)
9 7 AUTUMN LEAVES –•– Roger Williams (Kapp)-21 – (7S/14A/6J) (1)
10 8 HE –•– Al Hibbler (Decca)-15 – (10S/18A/11J) (7)

11 19 TEEN AGE PRAYER –•– Gale Storm (Dot)-3 – (16S/15A/8J) (11)
12 11 IT’S ALMOST TOMORROW –•– The Dream Weavers (Decca)-9 – (12S/12J) (11)
13 10 LOVE IS A MANY-SPLENDORED THING –•– The Four Aces Featuring Al Alberts (Decca)-19 – (11S/13J) (1)
14 47 ROCK AND ROLL WALTZ –•– Kay Starr (Capitol)-2 – (21 Ts/11A) (14)
15 13 ONLY YOU (And You Alone) –•– The Hilltoppers Featuring Jimmy Sacca (Dot)-9 – (24S/14 tJ) (9)
16 18 BAND OF GOLD –•– Don Cherry (Columbia)-6 – (9S/4A) (16)
17 17 HE –•– The McGuire Sisters (Coral)-11 – (17S) (12)
18 24 WHITE CHRISTMAS –•– Bing Crosby (Decca)-57 (7A) (1)
19 14 CRY ME A RIVER –•– Julie London (Liberty)-9 – (20J/19A) (13)
20 26 MEMORIES ARE MADE OF THIS –•– Gale Storm (Dot)-3 – (16S/13A) (20)

21 t 16 DUNGAREE DOLL –•– Eddie Fisher (RCA Victor)-4 – (18S) (16)
21 t 25 ARE YOU SATISFIED –•– Rusty Draper (Mercury)-4 – (23S) (21)
23 15 DADDY-O –•– The Fontane Sisters (RCA Victor)-9 – (21 Ts/17J) (11)
24 39 BAND OF GOLD –•– Kit Carson (Capitol)-8 – (16 tA) (24)
25 22 NUTTIN FOR XMAS –•– Joe Ward (King)-4 (22)
26 t 23 THE SHIFTING, WHISPERING SANDS –•– Randy Draper (Mercury)-15 – (20S/7J) (6)
26 t 37 TEEN AGE PRAYER –•– Gloria Mann (Sound)-5 – (19S) (26)
26 t 20 BURN THAT CANDLE –•– Bill Haley and His Comets (Decca)-9 – (25S/18 tJ) (20)
29 t 34 LISBON ANTIGUA –•– Nelson Riddle and His Orchestra (Capitol)-5 – (15S/20A) (29)
29 t 42 ALL AT ONE YOU LOVE HER –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-9 (24)

31 35 MEMORIES OF YOU –•– The Four Coins (Epic)-7 (28)
32 38 A WOMAN IN LOVE –•– Frankie Laine (Columbia)-7 (31)
33 30 IT’S ALMOST TOMORROW –•– Snooky Lanson (Dot)-9 (20)
34 31 A WOMAN IN LOVE –•– The Four Aces Featuring Al Alberts (Decca)-8 (19)
35 21 ANGELS IN THE SKY –•– The Crew-Cuts (Mercury)-5 – (14S) (21)
36 28 AT MY FRONT DOOR (Crazy Little Mama) –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-11 (7)
37 49 MOSTLY MARTHA –•– The Crew-Cuts (Mercury)-3 (37)
38 56 MY BOY-FLAT TOP –•– Dorothy Collins (Coral)-9 (22)
39 46 CROCE DI ORO (Cross Of Gold) –•– Patti Page (Mercury)-9 (16)
40 45 (I’m Gettin’) NUTTIN’ FOR CHRISTMAS –•– Ricky Zahnd and the Blue Jeaners (Columbia)-4 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS:

41 33 GEE WHITTAKERS –•– Pat Boone (Dot)-4 (33)
45 36 NUTTIN’ FOR CHRISTMAS –•– The Fontane Sisters (Dot)-4 (36)
46 40 IT’S ALMOST TOMORROW –•– Jo Stafford (Columbia)-7 (20)
47 29 THE SHIFTING WHISPERING SANDS (Parts 1 and 2) –•– Billy Vaughn and His Orchestra (Dot)-16 (5)
48 27 YOU ARE MY LOVE –•– Joni James (MGM)-12 (15)
55 32 PEPPER-HOT BABY –•– Jaye P. Morgan (RCA Victor)-9 – (14 tJ) (21)

POWER HITS:

42 68 t EVERYBODY’S GOT A HOME –•– Roy Hamilton (Epic)-3 (42)
43 63 ROCK-A-BEATIN’ BOOGIE –•– Bill Haley and His Comets (Decca)-9 – (25S/18 tJ) (41)
49 t 55 DADDY-O –•– Bonnie Lou (King)-9 (28)
49 t 62 AUTUMN LEAVES –•– Mitch Miller and His Orchestra and Chorus (Columbia)-9 (41)

NEW THIS WEEK:

51 t — GO ON WITH THE WEDDING –•– Patti Page (Mercury)-1 (51)
69 t — SPEEDOO –•– The Cadillacs (Josie)-4 (69)
77 t — LET IT RING –•– Doris Day (Columbia)-1 (77)
79 — ZAMBEZI –•– Lou Busch and His Orchestra (Capitol)-2 (79)
85 t — GO ON WITH THE WEDDING –•– Kitty Kallen and Georgie Shaw (Decca)-1 (85)
89 — SUDDENLY THERE’S A VALLEY –•– Julius LaRosa (Cadence)-9 (22)
90 — CHARMAINE –•– The Four Freshmen (Capitol)-3 (82)
91 t — THE YELLOW ROSE OF TEXAS –•– Stan Freberg (Capitol)-8 (53)
91 t — TOO LATE NOW –•– The DeCastro Sisters (Abbott)-3 (74)
98 t — TINA MARIE –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-19 (6)
100 t — LOVE IS A MANY-SPLENDORED THING –•– Woody Herman and His Orchestra (Capitol)-6 (79)
100 t — POR FAVOR –•– Vic Damone (Mercury)-4 (74)