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1956 Music Charts

1956's Most Popular
Singers and Songs

<< 1955

1956's Top 100 Pop Music Hits

1. 1. Love Me Tender - Elvis Presley
"Love me tender, love me dear,
tell me you are mine,
I'll be yours through all the years,
till the end of time.
2. 2. Hound Dog - Elvis Presley
"You ain't nothin' but a hound dog cryin' all the time.
Well, you ain't never caught a rabbit
And you ain't no friend of mine"
3. 3. My Prayer - The Platters
"My prayer is to linger with you
At the end of the day in a dream that's divine
My prayer is a rapture in blue
With the world far away and your lips close to mine"
4. 4. Long Tall Sally - Little Richard
"Well, long tall Sally, she's built for speed,
She's got everything that uncle John need,
Oh baby, yes baby, woo baby, havin' me some fun tonight"
5. 5. Why Do Fools Fall In Love - Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers
"Why does the rain fall from above?
Why do fools fall in love?
Why do they fall in love?"
6. 6. Mack The Knife - Louis Armstrong
"Now on the sidewalk, huh, huh, whoo sunny morning, un huh
Lies a body just oozin' life, eek
And someone's sneakin' 'round the corner
Could that someone be Mack the Knife?"
7. 7. Blue Suede Shoes - Carl Perkins
"But don't you step on my blue suede shoes.
You can do anything but lay off of my blue suede shoes."
8. 8. My Blue Heaven - Fats Domino
"When whippoorwills call and evening is nigh,
I hurry to my Blue Heaven
A turn to the right, a little white light,
Will lead me to my Blue Heaven"
9. 9. Singing The Blues - Guy Mitchell
"Well, I never felt more like singin' the blues
'Cause I never thought that I'd ever lose
Your love dear, why'd you do me this way?
Well, I never felt more like cryin' all night
'Cause everythin's wrong, and nothin' ain't right
Without you, you got me singin' the blues"
10. 10. In The Still of the Night - The Five Satins
"In the still of the night I held you
Held you tight 'cause I love
Love you so
Promise I'll never let you go
In the still of the night"
11.

See You Later, Alligator - Bill Haley & The Comets

12. Let The Good Times Roll - Shirley & Lee
13. Roll Over Beethoven - Chuck Berry
14. The A.B.C.'s of Love - Frankie Lymon and the Teenagers
15. Whatever Will Be, Will Be (Que Sera Sera) - Doris Day
16. (You've Got) The Magic Touch - Platters
17. Blueberry Hill - Louis Armstrong
18. Heartbreak Hotel - Elvis Presley
19. Don't Be Cruel - Elvis Presley
20. I Walk The Line - Johnny Cash
21. Be-Bop-A-Lula - Gene Vincent
22. Tutti Frutti - Little Richard
23. Speedoo - The Cadillacs
24. Memories Are Made Of This - Dean Martin
25. When You Dance - The Turbans
26. The Great Pretender - The Platters
27. Standing On The Corner - The Four Lads
28. Wayward Wind - Gogi Grant
29. True Love - Grace Kelly & Bing Crosby
30. Eddie My Love - The Chordettes (or the Fontane Sisters)
31. Rock and Roll Waltz - Kay Starr
32. Stranded In The Jungle - The Cadets
33. Blue Suede Shoes - Elvis Presley
34. I'll Be Home - Pat Boone
35. Moonglow/Theme From Picnic - Morris Stoloff
36. Just Walking In The Rain - Johnny Ray
37. Transfusion - Nervous Norvus
38. R-O-C-K - Bill Haley & His Comets
39. A Tear Fell - Teresa Brewer
40. Tutti Fruitti - Pat Boone
41. Rip It Up - Little Richard
42. The Green Door - Jim Lowe
43. Lisbon Antigua - Nelson Riddle
44. Confidential - Sonny Knight
45. Love Is (the Tender Trap) - Frank Sinatra
46. Graduation Day - The Four Freshmen (or the Rover Boys)
47. In A Shanty In Shanty Old Town - Somethin' Smith and the Redheads
48. Bo Weevil - Fats Domino
49. April In Paris - Count Basie
50. Heart and Soul - Johnny Maddox
51. The Poor People Of Paris - Les Baxter
52. I Was The One - Elvis Presley
53. Hot Diggity (Dog Ziggity Boom) - Perry Como
54. Lovely One - The Four Voices
55. I Want You, I Need You, I Love You - Elvis Presley
56. No, Not Much! - The Four Lads
57. Main Title and Molly-O - Dean Martin
58. Rip It Up - Bill Haley and His Comets
59. Hony Tonk - Bill Doggett
60. To You, My Love - Nick Noble
61. Canadian Sunset - Hugo Winterhalter with Eddie Heywood
62. My Little Angel - The Four Lads
63. Allegheny Moon - Patti Page
64. I'm In Love Again - The Fontaine Sisters
65. Ivory Tower - Cathy Carr
66. On London Bridge - Jo Stafford
67. I'm In Love Again - Fats Domino
68. Too Close For Comfort - Eydie Gorme
69. The Flying Saucer - Buchanan & Goodman
70. Heaven On Earth - The Platters
71. On The Street Where You Live - Vic Damone
72. Two Different Worlds - Roger Williams and Jane Morgan
73. Band of Gold - Don Cherry
74. Sweet Heartaches - Eddie Fisher
75. Moonglow & Theme From Picnic - George Cates
76. Soft Summer Breeze - Eddie Heywood
77. More - Perry Como
78. So Long - Fats Domino
79. Born To Be With You - Chordettes
80. Mutual Admiration Society - Eddy Arnold and Jaye P. Morgan
81. Friendly Persuasion (Thee I Love) - Pat Boone
82. I Could Have Danced All Night - Rosemary Clooney
83. Memories Are Made of This - Gale Storm
84. My Believing Heart - Joni James
85. The Happy Whistler - Don Robertson
86. Tonight You Belong To Me - Karen Chandler & Jimmy Wakely
87. Teen Age Prayer - Gale Storm
88. When The White Lilacs Bloom - Florian Zabach
89. Ivory Tower - Gale Storm
90. I Saw Esau - The Ames Brothers
91. A Rose and a Baby Ruth - George Hamilton IV
92. Friendly Persuasion (Thee I Love) - Four Aces
93. Cindy, Oh Cindy - Vince Martin and the Tarriers
94. You're Sensational - Frank Sinatra
95. It Only Hurts For A Little While - The Ames Brothers
96. Sadie's Shawl - Bob Sharples
97. Lullay Of Birdland - Blue Stars
98. The Poor Peopel of Paris (Jean's Song) - Chet Atkins
99. City Of Angels - The Highlights
100. To Love Again - The Four Aces

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