List of number-one singles of 1955 (U.S.)


List of number-one singles of 1955 (U.S.)

This is a list of number-one songs in the United States during the year 1955 according to Billboard magazine. Prior to the creation of the Hot 100, Billboard published multiple singles charts each week. In 1955, the following four charts were produced:

  • Best Sellers in Stores – ranked the biggest selling singles in retail stores, as reported by merchants surveyed throughout the country.
  • Most Played by Jockeys – ranked the most played songs on United States radio stations, as reported by radio disc jockeys and radio stations.
  • Most Played in Jukeboxes – ranked the most played songs in jukeboxes across the United States.
  • Top 100 - an early version of the Hot 100, the first chart to feature a combined tabulation of sales, airplay and jukebox play (first chart debuted on week ending November 12 1955).

Issue Date Best Sellers in Stores Most Played by Jockeys Most Played in Jukeboxes Top 100
January 1 "Mr. Sandman"
The Chordettes
"Let Me Go, Lover"
Joan Weber
"Mr. Sandman"
The Chordettes
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January 8 "Mr. Sandman"
The Chordettes
"Mr. Sandman"
The Chordettes
"Mr. Sandman"
The Chordettes
-
January 15 "Mr. Sandman"
The Chordettes
"Let Me Go, Lover"
Joan Weber
"Let Me Go, Lover"
Joan Weber
-
January 22 "Let Me Go, Lover"
Joan Weber
"Mr. Sandman"
The Chordettes
"Let Me Go, Lover"
Joan Weber
-
January 29 "Let Me Go, Lover"
Joan Weber
"Let Me Go, Lover"
Joan Weber
"Let Me Go, Lover"
Joan Weber
-
February 5 "Hearts of Stone"
The Fontane Sisters
"Let Me Go, Lover"
Joan Weber
"Let Me Go, Lover"
Joan Weber
-
February 12 "Sincerely"
The McGuire Sisters
"Sincerely"
The McGuire Sisters
"Hearts of Stone"
The Fontane Sisters
-
February 19 "Sincerely"
The McGuire Sisters
"Sincerely"
The McGuire Sisters
"Hearts of Stone"
The Fontane Sisters
-
February 26 "Sincerely"
The McGuire Sisters
"Sincerely"
The McGuire Sisters
"Hearts of Stone"
The Fontane Sisters
-
March 5 "Sincerely"
The McGuire Sisters
"Sincerely"
The McGuire Sisters
"Sincerely"
The McGuire Sisters
-
March 12 "Sincerely"
McGuire Sisters
"Sincerely"
McGuire Sisters
"Sincerely"
McGuire Sisters
-
March 19 "Sincerely"
The McGuire Sisters
"Sincerely"
The McGuire Sisters
"Sincerely"
The McGuire Sisters
-
March 26 "The Ballad of Davy Crockett"
Bill Hayes
"Sincerely"
The McGuire Sisters
"Sincerely"
McGuire Sisters
-
April 2 "The Ballad of Davy Crockett"
Bill Hayes
"Sincerely"
The McGuire Sisters
"Sincerely"
The McGuire Sisters
-
April 9 "The Ballad of Davy Crockett"
Bill Hayes
"Sincerely"
The McGuire Sisters
"Sincerely"
The McGuire Sisters
-
April 16 "The Ballad of Davy Crockett"
Bill Hayes
"Sincerely"
The McGuire Sisters
"Sincerely"
The McGuire Sisters
-
April 23 "The Ballad of Davy Crockett"
Bill Hayes
"The Ballad of Davy Crockett"
Bill Hayes
"The Ballad of Davy Crockett"
Bill Hayes
-
April 30 "Cherry Pink (and Apple Blossom White)"
Pérez Prado
"The Ballad of Davy Crockett"
Bill Hayes
"The Ballad of Davy Crockett"
Bill Hayes
-
May 7 "Cherry Pink (and Apple Blossom White)"
Pérez Prado
"The Ballad of Davy Crockett"
Bill Hayes
"The Ballad of Davy Crockett"
Bill Hayes
-
May 14 "Cherry Pink (and Apple Blossom White)"
Pérez Prado
"Unchained Melody"
Les Baxter
"Dance With Me Henry (Wallflower)"
Georgia Gibbs
-
May 21 "Cherry Pink (and Apple Blossom White)"
Pérez Prado
"Cherry Pink (and Apple Blossom White)"
Pérez Prado
"Dance With Me Henry (Wallflower)"
Georgia Gibbs
-
May 28 "Cherry Pink (and Apple Blossom White)"
Pérez Prado
"Cherry Pink (and Apple Blossom White)"
Pérez Prado
"Dance With Me Henry (Wallflower)"
Georgia Gibbs
-
June 4 "Cherry Pink (and Apple Blossom White)"
Pérez Prado
"Unchained Melody"
Les Baxter
"Cherry Pink (and Apple Blossom White)"
Pérez Prado
-
June 11 "Cherry Pink (and Apple Blossom White)"
Pérez Prado
"Cherry Pink (and Apple Blossom White)"
Pérez Prado
"Cherry Pink and Apple Blossom White)"
Pérez Prado
-
June 18 "Cherry Pink (and Apple Blossom White"
Pérez Prado
"Cherry Pink (and Apple Blossom White)"
Pérez Prado
"Cherry Pink (and Apple Blossom White)"
Pérez Prado
-
June 25 "Cherry Pink (and Apple Blossom White)"
Pérez Prado
"Cherry Pink (and Apple Blossom White)"
Pérez Prado
"Cherry Pink (and Apple Blossom White)"
Pérez Prado
-
July 2 "Cherry Pink (and Apple Blossom White)"
Pérez Prado
"Cherry Pink (and Apple Blossom White)"
Pérez Prado
"Cherry Pink (and Apple Blossom White)"
Pérez Prado
-
July 9 "Rock Around the Clock"
Bill Haley & His Comets
"Learning the Blues"
Frank Sinatra
"Cherry Pink (and Apple Blossom White)"
Pérez Prado
-
July 16 "Rock Around the Clock"
Bill Haley & His Comets
"Rock Around the Clock"
Bill Haley & His Comets
"Cherry Pink (and Apple Blossom White)"
Pérez Prado
-
July 23 "Rock Around the Clock"
Bill Haley & His Comets
"Rock Around the Clock"
Bill Haley & His Comets
"Cherry Pink (and Apple Blossom White)"
Pérez Prado
-
July 30 "Rock Around the Clock"
Bill Haley & His Comets
"Learning the Blues"
Frank Sinatra
"Rock Around the Clock"
Bill Haley & His Comets
-
August 6 "Rock Around the Clock"
Bill Haley & His Comets
"Rock Around the Clock"
Bill Haley & His Comets
"Rock Around the Clock"
Bill Haley & His Comets
-
August 13 "Rock Around the Clock"
Bill Haley & His Comets
"Rock Around the Clock"
Bill Haley & His Comets
"Rock Around the Clock"
Bill Haley & His Comets
-
August 20 "Rock Around the Clock"
Bill Haley & His Comets
"Rock Around the Clock"
Bill Haley & His Comets
"Rock Around the Clock"
Bill Haley & His Comets
-
August 27 "Rock Around the Clock"
Bill Haley & His Comets
"Rock Around the Clock"
Bill Haley & His Comets
"Rock Around the Clock"
Bill Haley & His Comets
-
September 3 "The Yellow Rose of Texas"
Mitch Miller
"The Yellow Rose of Texas"
Mitch Miller
"Rock Around the Clock"
Bill Haley & His Comets
-
September 10 "The Yellow Rose of Texas"
Mitch Miller
"The Yellow Rose of Texas"
Mitch Miller
"Rock Around the Clock"
Bill Haley & His Comets
-
September 17 "The Yellow Rose of Texas"
Mitch Miller
"The Yellow Rose of Texas"
Mitch Miller
"Ain't That a Shame"
Pat Boone
-
September 24 "The Yellow Rose of Texas"
Mitch Miller
"The Yellow Rose of Texas"
Mitch Miller
"Ain't That a Shame"
Pat Boone
-
October 1 "The Yellow Rose of Texas"
Mitch Miller
"The Yellow Rose of Texas"
Mitch Miller
"The Yellow Rose of Texas"
Mitch Miller
-
October 8 "Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing"
The Four Aces
"The Yellow Rose of Texas"
Mitch Miller
"The Yellow Rose of Texas"
Mitch Miller
-
October 15 "The Yellow Rose of Texas"
Mitch Miller
"Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing"
The Four Aces
"The Yellow Rose of Texas"
Mitch Miller
-
October 22 "Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing"
The Four Aces
"Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing"
The Four Aces
"The Yellow Rose of Texas"
Mitch Miller
-
October 29 "Autumn Leaves"
Roger Williams
"Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing"
The Four Aces
"The Yellow Rose of Texas"
Mitch Miller
-
November 5 "Autumn Leaves"
Roger Williams
"Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing"
The Four Aces
"The Yellow Rose of Texas"
Mitch Miller
-
November 12 "Autumn Leaves"
Roger Williams
"Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing"
The Four Aces
"Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing"
The Four Aces
"Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing"
The Four Aces
November 19 "Autumn Leaves"
Roger Williams
"Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing"
Four Aces
"Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing"
The Four Aces
"Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing"
The Four Aces
November 26 "Sixteen Tons"
Tennessee Ernie
"Sixteen Tons"
Tennessee Ernie
"Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing"
The Four Aces
"Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing"
The Four Aces
December 3 "Sixteen Tons"
Tennessee Ernie
"Sixteen Tons"
Tennessee Ernie
"Sixteen Tons"
Tennessee Ernie
"Sixteen Tons"
Tennessee Ernie
December 10 "Sixteen Tons"
Tennessee Ernie
"Sixteen Tons"
Tennessee Ernie
"Sixteen Tons"
Tennessee Ernie
"Sixteen Tons"
Tennessee Ernie
December 17 "Sixteen Tons"
Tennessee Ernie
"Sixteen Tons"
Tennessee Ernie
"Sixteen Tons"
Tennessee Ernie
"Sixteen Tons"
Tennessee Ernie
December 24 "Sixteen Tons"
Tennessee Ernie
"Sixteen Tons"
Tennessee Ernie
"Sixteen Tons"
Tennessee Ernie
"Sixteen Tons"
Tennessee Ernie
December 31 "Sixteen Tons"
Tennessee Ernie
"Sixteen Tons"
Tennessee Ernie
"Sixteen Tons"
Tennessee Ernie
"Sixteen Tons"
Tennessee Ernie

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