Here they are, the absolutely greatest hits from the history of popular music in the USA.
The very best music.
The Year is 1956


The Ames Brothers - It Only Hurts For A Little While - 07-56 - RCA
Les Baxter - The Poor People Of Paris - 02-56 - Capitol
Elmer Bernstein - Main Title From 'The Man With The Golden Arm' - 04-56 - Decca
Pat Boone - I'll Be Home - 02-56 - Dot
Pat Boone - I Almost Lost My Mind - 06-56 - Dot
Pat Boone - Friendly Persuasion/Chains Of Love - 10-56 - Dot
Teresa Brewer - A Tear Fell - 03-56 - Coral
Teresa Brewer - A Sweet Old Fashioned Girl - 07-56 - Coral
Buchanan & Goodman - The Flying Saucer (Parts 1 & 2) - 08-56 - Luniverse
The Cadets - Stranded In The Jungle - 07-56 - Modern
Johnny Cash - I Walk The Line - 11-56 - Sun
Cathy Carr - Ivory Tower - 04-56 - Fraternity
George Cates - Moonglow And Theme From 'Picnic' - 05-56 - Coral
The Charms - Ivory Tower - 05-56 - Deluxe
The Chordettes - Eddie My Love  03-56 - Cadence 

The Chordettes - Born To Be With You - 07-56 - Cadence
Sanford Clark - The Fool - 08-56 - Dot
Perry Como - Hot Diggity (Dog Ziggity Boom) - 03-56 - RCA
Perry Como - More - 06-56 - RCA
The Crew-Cuts  - Angels In The Sky - 01-56 - Mercury
Bing Crosby & Grace Kelly - True Love - 10-56 - Capitol
Vic Damone - On The Street Where You Live - 06-56 - Columbia
Doris Day - Whatever Will Be Will Be (Que Sera Sera) - 07-56 - Columbia
The Diamonds - The Church Bells May Ring - 06-56 - Mercury
Bill Doggett - Honky Tonk (Parts 1 & 2) - 09-56 - King
Fats Domino - I'm In Love Again - 05-56 - Imperial
Fats Domino - Blueberry Hill - 10-56 - Imperial
Lonnie Donnegan - Rock ISland Line - 04-56 - Imperial
Rusty Draper - Are You Satisfied? - 01-56 - Mercury
Eddie Fisher - Dungaree Doll - 01- 56 - RCA
Eddie Fisher - Cindy, Oh Cindy - 11-56 - RCA
The Five Satins - In The Still Of The Night - 09-1956 - Ember
The Fontane Sisters - Eddie My Love - 03-56 - Dot
The Four Lads - No, Not Much - 02-56 - Columbia
The Four Lads - Standing On The Corner - 05-56 - Columbia
Gogi Grant - The Wayward Wind - 05-56 - Era
Bill Haley & His Comets - See You Later, Alligator - 01-56 - Decca
George Hamilton IV - A Rose And A Baby Ruth - 11-56 - ABC Paramount
Richard Hayman & Jan August - A Theme From 'The Three Penny Opera' (Moritat) - 03-56 - Mercury
Eddie Heywood - Soft Summer Breeze - 09-56 - Mercury
Ivory Joe Hunter - Since I Met You Baby - 12-56 - Atlantic
Dick Hyman - Moritat (A Theme From 'The Three Penny Opera') - 02-56 - MGM
Jerry Lewis - Rock-A-Bye Your Baby With A Dixie Melody - 12-56 - Decca
Little Richard - Long Tall Sally - 04-56 - Specialty
Jim Lowe - The Green Door - 10-56 - Dot
Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers - Why Do Fools Fall In Love  - 02-56 - Gee
Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers - I Want You To Be My Girl - 05-56 - Gee
Vince Martin With The Tarriers - Cindy, Oh Cindy - 10-56 - Glory
The McGuire Sisters - Picnic - 06-56 - Coral
Richard Maltby - Theme From 'The Man With The Golden Arm' - 04-56 - Vik
Mitch Miller - Theme From 'A Song For A Summer Night' - 08-56 - Columbia
Guy Mitchell - Singing The Blues - 11-56 - Columbia
Nervous Norvus - Transfusion - 06-56 - Dot
Patti Page - Go On With The Wedding - 02-56 - Mercury
Patti Page - Allegheny Moon - 07-56 - Mercury
Patti Page - Mama From The Train - 12-56 - Mercury
Patience & Prudence - Tonight You Belong To Me - 09-56 - Liberty
Patience & Prudence - Gonna Get Along Without Ya Now - 12-56 - Liberty
Carl Perkins - Blue Suede Shoes - 03-56 - Sun
The Platters - (You've Got) The Magic Touch - 04-56 - Mercury
The Platters - My Prayer - 07-56 - Mercury
The Platters - You'll Never Ever Know/Isn't Right - 10-56 - Mercury
Jane Powell - True Love - 10-56 - Verve
Elvis Presley - Heartbreak Hotel - 03-56 -RCA
Elvis Presley - I Want You, I Need You, I Love You - 06-56 - RCA
Elvis Presley - Hound Dog/Don't Be Cruel - 08-56 - RCA
Elvis Presley - Love Me Tender - 10-56 - RCA
Elvis Presley - Love Me - 12-56 - RCA
Johnnie Ray - Just Walking In The Rain - 09-56 - Columbia
Nelson Riddle - Lisbon Antigua - 01-56 - Capitol
Don Robertson - The Happy Whistler - 05-56 - Capitol
Frank Sinatra - Hey! Jealous Lover - 11-56 - Capitol
Kay Starr - Rock And Roll Waltz - 01-56 - RCA
Morris Stoloff - Moonglow And Theme From 'Picnic' - 04-56 - Decca
Gale Storm - Teenage Prayer - 01-56 - Dot
Gale Storm - Why Do Fools Fall In Love - 03-56 - Dot
The Tarriers - The Banana Boat Song - 12-56 - Glory
The Teen Queens - Eddie My Love - 03-56 - RPM
Jerry Vale - You Don't Know Me - 09-56 - Columbia
Joe Valino - Garden Of Eden - 11-56 - Vik
Gene Vincent & His Blue Caps - Be-Bop-A-Lula - 07-56 - Capitol
Andy Williams - Canadian Sunset - 09-56 - Cadence
Hugo Winterhalter & Eddie Heywood - Canadian Sunset - 08-56 - RCA





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