The Number One Hits Of 1956

The Number One Hits Of 1956:
November 26, 1955 – January 13, 1956:
Tennessee Ernie – Sixteen Tons
January 14, 1956 – February 17, 1956:
Dean Martin – Memories Are Made Of This
February 18, 1956 – February 24, 1956:
Kay Starr – Rock And Roll Waltz
February 25, 1956 – March 23, 1956:
Nelson Riddle – Lisbon Antigua
March 24, 1956 – April 20, 1956:
Les Baxter – Poor People Of Paris
April 21, 1956 – June 15, 1956:
Elvis Presley – Heartbreak Hotel
June 16, 1956 – July 27, 1956:
Gogi Grant – The Wayward Wind
July 28, 1956 – August 3, 1956:
Elvis Presley – I Want You, I Need You, I Love You
August 4, 1956 – August 17, 1956:
The Platters – My Prayer
August 18, 1956 – November 2, 1956:
Elvis Presley – Don’t Be Cruel / Hound Dog
November 3, 1956 – December 7, 1956:
Elvis Presley – Love Me Tender
December 8, 1956 – February 8, 1957:
Guy Mitchell – Singing The Blues

(Data is complied from various charts including: Billboard’s “Pop,” “Airplay,” “R&B” and “Singles” Charts. “Hot 100” is the primary chart used starting October, 1958)