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What was the number one hit song in 1956?

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Asked By: Irshad Thommana | Last Updated: 15th January, 2020
Billboard year-end top 50 singles of 1956
Position Song Artist
1 “Heartbreak Hotel” Elvis Presley
2 Don’t Be Cruel Elvis Presley
3 “Lisbon Antigua” Nelson Riddle
4 “My Prayer” The Platters

Also, what was the number one song in 1955?

Billboard year-end top 30 singles of 1955

Position Song Artist
1 “Cherry Pink And Apple Blossom White” Perez Prado
2 “Rock Around the Clock” Bill Haley & His Comets
3 “The Yellow Rose of Texas” Mitch Miller
4 “Autumn Leaves” Roger Williams

Likewise, what was the most popular song in the 1960s? 20 Biggest Songs of the Summer: The 1960s

  1. Bobby Lewis, “Tossin’ And Turnin’”
  2. Elvis Presley With the Jordanaires, “It’s Now Or Never”
  3. The Four Seasons, “Sherry”
  4. The Rascals, “People Got To Be Free”
  5. The Archies, “Sugar, Sugar”
  6. Four Tops, “I Can’t Help Myself (Sugar Pie Honey Bunch)”
  7. The Box Tops, “The Letter”
  8. The Rolling Stones, “(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction”

Secondly, what was the #1 song in 1957?

Billboard year-end top 50 singles of 1957

Position Song Artist
1 “All Shook Up” Elvis Presley
2 “Love Letters in the Sand” Pat Boone
3 “Little Darlin'” The Diamonds
4 “Young Love” Tab Hunter

What was the #1 song in 1959?

Billboard Year-End Hot 100 singles of 1959

Title Artist(s)
1 “The Battle of New Orleans” Johnny Horton
2 “Mack the Knife” Bobby Darin
3 “Personality” Lloyd Price
4 “Venus” Frankie Avalon

What was number one in the charts in 1955?

UK Number Ones in 1955
Artist Song Title Weeks at Number One
Tony Bennett Stranger In Paradise 2
Perez Prado Cherry Pink And Apple Blossom White 2
Tennessee Ernie Ford Give Me Your Word 7
Ruby Murray Softly Softly 3

What was the number one song in 1958?

List of Cash Box Top 100 number-one singles of 1958
Issue date Song Artist
November 1 It’s All in the Game Tommy Edwards
November 8 Topsy Part 2 Cozy Cole
November 15 It’s Only Make Believe Conway Twitty
November 22 Tom Dooley The Kingston Trio

What was the number one song in 1954?

Billboard year-end top 30 singles of 1954
Position Song Artist
1 “Little Things Mean a Lot” Kitty Kallen
2 “Wanted” Perry Como
3 “Hey There” Rosemary Clooney
4 “Sh-Boom” The Crew-Cuts

What was the number one song in 1969?

Billboard Year-End Hot 100 singles of 1969
No. Title Artist(s)
1 “Sugar, Sugar” The Archies
2 “Aquarius/Let the Sunshine In” The 5th Dimension
3 “I Can’t Get Next to You” The Temptations
4 “Honky Tonk Women” The Rolling Stones

What was the number one song in the 1950s?

Number ones
Reached number one Artist(s) Single
July 28, 1956 Elvis Presley “I Want You, I Need You, I Love You”
August 4, 1956 The Platters “My Prayer”
August 18, 1956 Elvis Presley “Don’t Be Cruel” / “Hound Dog”

Who was the most famous singer in the 50s?

The U.S.
  • Elvis Presley, 1957.
  • Chuck Berry.
  • Frankie Laine (at piano) and Patti Page, circa 1950.
  • Ray Charles.
  • Johnny Cash became one of the most popular country music artists during the 1950s.
  • Nina Simone.
  • Harry Belafonte, 1954.

What was the most popular song in the 50s?

1 1.Elvis Presley Don’t Be Cruel / Hound Dog (1956) [Single]
2 2.Bill Haley and His Comets (We’re Gonna) Rock Around the Clock / Thirteen Women (And Only One Man in Town) (1954) [Single]
3 3.Roger Williams Autumn Leaves / Take Care (1955) [Single]
4 4.Guy Mitchell Singing the Blues / Crazy With Love (1956) [Single]

What music was popular in the 50s and 60s?

Highlights of 50s & 60s Party Songs ?include the following all-time hits:
  • “Rock Around the Clock” – Bill Haley & His Comets.
  • “Tutti Frutti” – Little Richard.
  • “Great Balls of Fire’” – Jerry Lee Lewis.
  • “Blueberry Hill” – Fats Domino.
  • “Splish Splash” – Bobby Darrin.
  • “Rockin’ Robin – Bobby Day.
  • “At the Hop” – Danny & The Juniors.

What was popular in 1957?

Top Songs of 1957
1 Too Much Elvis Presley
15 That’ll Be The Day The Crickets
16 Wake Up Little Susie The Everly Brothers
17 Jailhouse Rock Elvis Presley
18 Chances Are Johnny Mathis

What was the #1 song of 1962?

List of Billboard Hot 100 number-one singles of 1962
No. Issue Date Song
63 January 6 “The Lion Sleeps Tonight”
re January 13 “The Twist”
January 20
64 January 27 “Peppermint Twist”

What was the #1 song in 1951?

Billboard year-end top 30 singles of 1951
Position Song Artist
1 “Too Young” Nat King Cole
2 “Because of You” Tony Bennett
3 “How High the Moon” Les Paul & Mary Ford
4 “Come on-a My House” Rosemary Clooney

What was Elvis first Billboard number one hit?

I Forgot To Remember To Forget.

What songs were popular in the 50s?

Top Songs of the 1950’s Planning a Party? These Chicago DJ Pros KNOW the Fifties!
Rank Song Title Song Artist
1 That’s Amore Dean Martin
2 Come Fly With Me Frank Sinatra
3 Jailhouse Rock Elvis Presley
4 I Walk The Line Johnny Cash

What song was number 1 when I was born?

The #1 song the day I was born– ‘Dizzy’ by Tommy Roe

What was the number one song of the 60’s?

Number One Songs – 1960s
The Twist Chubby Checker 11/13/1961
Stranger On The Shore Mr. Acker Bilk 3/17/1962
It’s Now Or Never Elvis Presley 7/18/1960
Will You Love Me Tomorrow The Shirelles 11/21/1960

What was number one in the charts in 1967?

The first new number-one single of the year was “I’m A Believer” by The Monkees. Overall, fourteen different singles peaked at number-one in 1967, with Engelbert Humperdinck and The Beatles (2) having the joint most singles hit that position.

What songs came out in 1960s?

Songs released in 1960
  • A Fool in Love – Ike & Tina Turner.
  • A Scottish Soldier – Andy Stewart.
  • A Sunday Kind Of Love – Etta James.
  • Ain’t That a Kick in the Head – Dean Martin.
  • Alley Oop – The Hollywood Argyles.
  • Angel Baby – Rosie & the Originals.
  • Apache – The Shadows.
  • Are You Lonesome Tonight – Elvis Presley.

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