SHS CLASS OF 58
Top Ten Tunes of 1956

Top 10 Selling Single Records.
(45rpm)


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July | August | September | October | November | December |
The Year 1957 | The Year 1958
our thanks to Henk's Place Drive-In for these compilations


 

 

  January 1956
  1. (6) Memories Are Made of This - Dean Martin (Capitol)
  2. (1) Sixteen Tons - Tennessee Ernie Ford (Capitol)
  3. (-) The Great Pretender - Platters (Mercury)
  4. (3) I Hear You Knocking - Gale storm (Dot)
  5. (-) Band of Gold - Don Cherry (Columbia)
  6. (-) Lisbon Antigua - Nelson Riddle (Capitol)
  7. (9) Love And Marriage - Frank Sinatra (Capitol)
  8. (4) Moments To Remember - Four Lads (Columbia)
  9. (-) Rock And Roll Waltz - Kay Starr (RCA)
  10. (10) It's Almost Tomorrow - Dream Weavers (Decca)

 

 


Memories
Are Made
Of This

Dean Martin

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Rock and Roll
Waltz

Kay
Starr

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February 1956
  1. (9) Rock And Roll Waltz - Kay Starr (RCA)
  2. (1) Memories Are Made Of This - Dean Martin (Capitol)
  3. (3) The Great Pretender - Platters (Mercury)
  4. (6) Lisbon Antigua - Nelson Riddle (Capitol)
  5. (-) See You Later,Alligator - Bill Haley and his Comets (Decca)
  6. (2) Sixteen Tons - Tennessee Ernie Ford (Capitol)
  7. (-) No, Not Much! - Four Lads (Columbia)
  8. (5) Band of Gold - Don Cherry (Columbia)
  9. (10) It's Almost Tomorrow - Dream Weavers (Decca)
  10. (-) Dungaree Doll - Eddie Fisher (RCA)


 

 

  March 1956
  1. (4) Lisbon Antigua - Nelson Riddle (Capitol)
  2. (-) The Poor People of Paris - Les Baxter (Capitol)
  3. (1) Rock And Roll Waltz - Kay Starr (RCA)
  4. (7) No, Not Much! - Four Lads (Columbia)
  5. (3) The Great Pretender - Platters (Mercury)
  6. (-) I'll Be Home - Pat Boone (Dot)
  7. (5) See you later,Alligator - Bill Haley and his Comets (Decca)
  8. (-) Why Do Fools Fall In Love - Frankie Lymon and The Teenagers (Gee)
  9. (-) Hot Diggity (Dog Ziggity Boom) - Perry Como (RCA)
  10. (2) Memories Are Made of This - Dean Martin (Capitol)


 

 

Lisbon
Antigua

Nelson
Riddle

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The Poor
People
of
Paris

Les Baxter


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April 1956
  1. (2) The Poor People of Paris - Les Baxter (Capitol)
  2. (-) Heartbreak Hotel - Elvis Presley (RCA)
  3. (9) Hot Diggity (Dog Ziggity Boom) - Perry Como (RCA)
  4. (-) Blue Suede Shoes - Carl Perkins (Sun)
  5. (1) Lisbon Antigua - Nelson Riddle (Capitol)
  6. (8) Why Do Fools Fall In Love - Frankie Lymon and The Teenagers (Gee)
  7. (6) I'll Be Home - Pat Boone (Dot)
  8. (4) No, Not Much! - Four Lads (Columbia)
  9. (-) Rock Island Line - Lonnie Donegan (Imperial)
  10. (-) A Tear Fell - Teresa Brewer (Coral)


 

 

  May 1956
  1. (2) Heartbreak Hotel - Elvis Presley (RCA)
  2. (3) Hot Diggity (Dog Ziggity Boom) - Perry Como (RCA)
  3. (-) Moonglow and Theme from Picnic - Morris Stoloff (Decca)
  4. (4) Blue Suede Shoes - Carl Perkins (Sun)
  5. (1) The Poor People of Paris - Les Baxter (Capitol)
  6. (-) (You've got) The Magic Touch - Platters (Mercury)
  7. (-) Moonglow and Theme from Picnic - George Cates (Coral)
  8. (-) Ivory Tower - Cathy Carr (Fraternity)
  9. (6) Why Do Fools Fall In Love - Frankie Lymon and The Teenagers (Gee)
  10. (-) Long Tall Sally - Little Richard (Specialty)


 

 

Heartbreak
Hotel

Elvis Presley

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The
Wayward
Wind

Gogi Grant

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June 1956
  1. (-) The Wayward Wind - Gogi Grant (Era)
  2. (3) Moonglow and Theme from Picnic - Morris Stoloff (Decca)
  3. (1) Heartbreak Hotel - Elvis Presley (RCA)
  4. (-) Standing on the Corner - Four Lads (Columbia)
  5. (-) I'm In Love Again - Fats Domino (Imperial)
  6. (7) Moonglow and Theme from Picnic - George Cates (Coral)
  7. (8) Ivory Tower - Cathy Carr (Fraternity)
  8. (2) Hot Diggity (Dog Ziggity Boom) - Perry Como (RCA)
  9. (-) I Want You, I Need You, I Love You - Elvis Presley (RCA)
  10. (-) The Happy Whistler - Don Robertson (Capitol)


 

 

  July 1956
  1. (1) The Wayward Wind - Gogi Grant (Era)
  2. (-) I Almost Lost My Mind - Pat Boone (Dot)
  3. (9) I Want You, I Need You, I Love You - Elvis Presley (RCA)
  4. (-) More - Perry Como (RCA)
  5. (2) Moonglow and Theme from Picnic - Morris Stoloff (Decca)
  6. (5) I'm In Love Again - Fats Domino (Imperial)
  7. (-) Be-Bop-A-Lula - Gene Vincent and His Blue Caps (Capitol)
  8. (-) Born To Be With You - Chordettes (Cadence)
  9. (-) On The Street Where You Live - Vic Damone (Columbia)
  10. (4) Standing on the Corner - Four Lads (Columbia)


 

 

The
Wayward
Wind

Gogi Grant

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My
Prayer

Platters

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August 1956
  1. (-) My Prayer - Platters (Mercury)
  2. (-) Hound Dog/Don't Be Cruel - Elvis Presley (RCA)
  3. (-) Whatever Will Be, Will Be(Que Sera) - Doris Day (Columbia)
  4. (3) I Want You, I Need You, I Love You - Elvis Presley (RCA)
  5. (2) I Almost Lost My Mind - Pat Boone (Dot)
  6. (-) Allegheny Moon - Patti Page (Mercury)
  7. (1) The Wayward Wind - Gogi Grant (Era)
  8. (7) Be-Bop-A-Lula - Gene Vincent and His Blue Caps (Capitol)
  9. (-) The Flying Saucer - Buchanan and Goodman (Luniverse)
  10. (4) More - Perry Como (RCA)


 

 

  September 1956
  1. (2) Hound Dog/Don't Be Cruel - Elvis Presley (RCA)
  2. (1) My Prayer - Platters (Mercury)
  3. (3) Whatever Will Be, Will Be(Que Sera) - Doris Day (Columbia)
  4. (-) Canadian Sunset - Hugo Winterhalter and Eddie Heywood (RCA)
  5. (-) Tonight You Belong To Me - Patience and Prudence (Liberty)
  6. (9) The Flying Saucer - Buchanan and Goodman (Luniverse)
  7. (6) Allegheny Moon - Patti Page (Mercury)
  8. (-) Honky Tonk - Bil Doggett (King)
  9. (-) The Fool - Sanford Clarck (Dot)
  10. (8) Be-Bop-A-Lula - Gene Vincent and His Blue Caps (Capitol)


 

 

Hound Dog/
Don't
Be Cruel

Elvis Presley

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Hound Dog/
Don't
Be Cruel

Elvis
Presley

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October 1956
  1. (1) Hound Dog/Don't Be Cruel - Elvis Presley (RCA)
  2. (8) Honky Tonk - Bil Doggett (King)
  3. (4) Canadian Sunset - Hugo Winterhalter and Eddie Heywood (RCA)
  4. (-) Just Walking in the Rain - Johnny Ray (Columbia)
  5. (-) The Green Door - Jim Lowe (Dot)
  6. (5) Tonight You Belong To Me - Patience and Prudence (Liberty)
  7. (3) Whatever Will Be, Will Be(Que Sera) - Doris Day (Columbia)
  8. (2) My Prayer - Platters (Mercury)
  9. (-) Friendly Persuasion/Chain Of Love - Pat Boone (Dot)
  10. (-) Love Me Tender - Elvis Presley (RCA)


 

 

  November 1956
  1. (10) Love Me Tender - Elvis Presley (RCA)
  2. (5) The Green Door - Jim Lowe (Dot)
  3. (1) Hound Dog/Don't Be Cruel - Elvis Presley (RCA)
  4. (4) Just Walking in the Rain - Johnny Ray (Columbia)
  5. (-) Singing The Blues - Guy Mitchell (Columbia)
  6. (-) Blueberry Hill - Fats Domino (Imperial)
  7. (2) Honky Tonk - Bil Doggett (King)
  8. (-) True Love - Bing Crosby and Grace Kelly (Capitol)
  9. (9) Friendly Persuasion/Chain Of Love - Pat Boone (Dot)
  10. (3) Canadian Sunset - Hugo Winterhalter and Eddie Heywood (RCA)


 

 

Love Me
Tender

Elvis
Presley

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Singing
The
Blues

Guy Mitchell


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December 1956
  1. (5) Singing The Blues - Guy Mitchell (Columbia)
  2. (1) Love Me Tender - Elvis Presley (RCA)
  3. (2) The Green Door - Jim Lowe (Dot)
  4. (6) Blueberry Hill - Fats Domino (Imperial)
  5. (4) Just Walking in the Rain - Johnny Ray (Columbia)
  6. (8) True Love - Bing Crosby and Grace Kelly (Capitol)
  7. (-) A Rose and A Baby Ruth - George Hamilton IV (ABC Paramount)
  8. (-) Hey! Jealous Lover - Frank Sinatra (Capitol)
  9. (3) Hound Dog/Don't Be Cruel - Elvis Presley (RCA)
  10. (-) Love Me - Elvis Presley (RCA)

 

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