UK Chart Entries 1952-1961

Les Baxter - Max Bygraves


Les Baxter, his Chorus & Orchestra

Unchained Melody / Blue Star (The 'Medic' Theme) (Capitol CL 14257 / 45-CL 14257)
14.05.1955    10   (9 wks.) — 179 pts. = 57 (1955)
17-11-10-13-12-17-10-12-16.


Freddie Bell & the Bellboys

Giddy-Up-A-Ding-Dong (Mercury MT 122 / 7MT 122 ; ri. ?.57 on 7" EP (MEP 9508))
29.09.1956    4   (10 wks.) — 247 pts. = 42 (1956)
16-6-7-4-4-6-8-15-28-29.


Tony Bennett

Stranger In Paradise (Philips PB 420)
16.04.1955    1   (16 wks.) — 631 pts. = 9 (1955)
10-3-3-2-1-1-2-3-4-4-8-8-9-12-14-17.
14.04.1956    29   (1 wk.) — 10 pts. = 192 (1956)
29.
[16.04.1955—total weeks: 17—total points: 641]

Close Your Eyes (Philips PB 445)
17.09.1955    18   (1 wk.) — 15 pts. = 144 (1955)
18.


Boyd Bennett & his Rockets

Seventeen (Parlophone R 4063 / MSP 6180)
24.12.1955    16   (2 wks.) — 29 pts. = 122 (1955)
16-23.


Beverley Sisters

I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus (Philips PB 188)
28.11.1953    6   (5 wks.) — 137 pts. = 51 (1953)
11-x-6-7-7-7.

Willie Can (Decca F 10705 / 45-F 10705)
14.04.1956    23   (4 wks.) — 45 pts. = 131 (1956)
30-24-23-27.


Big Ben Banjo Band

"Let's Get Together (No. 1)" Medley (Columbia DB 3549)
11.12.1954    6   (4 wks.) — 111 pts. = 59 (1954)
15-6-6-6.

"Let's Get Together Again (No. 1)" Medley (Columbia DB 3676)
10.12.1955    18   (2 wks.) — 29 pts. = 123 (1955)
19-x-x-18.


Vivian Blaine (w. Robert Alda & The Hot Box Girls)

A Bushel And A Peck (Brunswick 05100)
11.07.1953    12   (1 wk.) — 21 pts. = 81 (1953)
12.
This 'single' is actually part of the 'Guys And Dolls' Original New York Cast ST album (Brunswick 05097 to 05103).


Pat Boone

Ain't That A Shame (London HLD 8172 / 45-HLD 8172)
19.11.1955    7   (8 wks.) — 174 pts. = 60 (1955)
20-9-8-7-10-14-14-12*
19.11.1955    17   (1 wk.) — 16 pts. = 169 (1956)
*17.
[19.11.1955—total weeks: 9—total points: 190]

I'll Be Home (London HLD 8253 / 45-HLD 8253)
28.04.1956    1   (22 wks.) — 912 pts. = 2 (1956)
19-14-9-7-4-3-2-1-1-1-1-1-2-2-4-7-6-8-9-17-17-20.

Long Tall Sally (London HLD 8291 / 45-HLD 8291)
28.07.1956    18   (7 wks.) — 86 pts. = 97 (1956)
27-30-30-x-18-21-18-23.

I Almost Lost My Mind (London HLD 8303 / 45-HLD 8303)
18.08.1956    14   (7 wks.) — 112 pts. = 89 (1956)
17-14-15-15-16-19-30.

Friendly Persuasion (Thee I Love) (London HLD 8346 / 45-HLD 8346)
08.12.1956    16   (5 wks.) — 68 pts. = 111 (1956)
24-25-20-19-16*


Eve Boswell

Pickin' A-Chicken (Parlophone R 4082 ; ri ?.56 on 7" EP (GEP 8601))
31.12.1955    20   (2 wks.) — 25 pts. = 129 (1955)
25-20*
31.12.1955    9   (11 wks.) — 186 pts. = 64 (1956)
*15-13-12-9-15-x-x-18-16-17-x-x-20-26-23.
[31.12.1955—total weeks: 13—total points: 211]


Jimmy Boyd

I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus (Columbia DB 3365 / SCM 5072)
28.11.1953    3   (6 wks.) — 174 pts. = 41 (1953)
8-3-8-8-8-8.


Johnny Brandon

Don't Worry (Polygon P 1163)
02.07.1955    18   (4 wks.) — 57 pts. = 99 (1955)
20-19-20-18.


Johnny Brandon w. The Phantoms

Tomorrow (Polygon P 1131)
12.03.1955    8   (6 wks.) — 116 pts. = 73 (1955)
19-12-8-10-17-17.


Tony Brent

Walkin' To Missouri (Columbia DB 3147)
20.12.1952    7   (3 wks.) — 76 pts. = 16 (1952)
9-9-x-7*
20.12.1952    10   (4 wks.) — 88 pts. = 60 (1953)
*10-11-12-11.
[20.12.1952—total weeks: 7—total points: 164]

Make It Soon (Columbia DB 3187)
03.01.1953    11   (2 wks.) — 43 pts. = 24 (1952)
12-11*
03.01.1953    9   (5 wks.) — 116 pts. = 53 (1953)
*9-9-x-x-x-x-x-x-10-9-12.
[03.01.1953—total weeks: 7—total points: 159]

Cindy, Oh, Cindy (Columbia DB 3844 / 45-DB 3844)
01.12.1956    16   (6 wks.) — 78 pts. = 102 (1956)
28-28-18-16-20-23.


Teresa Brewer

A Tear Fell (Vogue-Coral Q 72146 / 45-Q 72146)
14.04.1956    2   (15 wks.) — 424 pts. = 25 (1956)
18-11-8-6-5-4-2-4-5-7-8-9-17-15-18.

Sweet Old-Fashioned Girl (Vogue-Coral Q 72172 / 45-Q 72172)
14.07.1956    3   (15 wks.) — 426 pts. = 24 (1956)
20-21-15-5-5-3-3-4-3-4-6-10-15-13-22.


Teresa Brewer & The Lancers

Let Me Go Lover (Vogue-Coral Q 2043 / 45-Q 2043)
12.02.1955    9   (10 wks.) — 201 pts. = 48 (1955)
11-9-10-9-13-10-14-15-20-20.


Norman Brooks

A Sky Blue Shirt And A Rainbow Tie (London HL 1228 / 45-HL 1228)
13.11.1954    17   (1 wk.) — 16 pts. = 93 (1954)
17.


Ray Burns

Mobile (Columbia DB 3563)
12.02.1955    4   (13 wks.) — 306 pts. = 31 (1955)
15-14-16-12-9-4-5-7-5-12-13-15-19.

That's How A Love Song Was Born (Columbia DB 3640)
27.08.1955    14   (6 wks.) — 96 pts. = 79 (1955)
20-17-15-14-18-19.


Lou Busch Orchestra

Zambesi (Capitol CL 14504 / 45-CL 14504)
28.01.1956    2   (17 wks.) — 569 pts. = 15 (1956)
18-17-7-3-2-2-2-2-6-4-6-5-7-7-16-21-28.

S.a. Joe "Fingers" Carr.


Max Bygraves

Cowpuncher's Cantata (HMV B 10250 / 7M 112)
15.11.1952    11   (1 wk.) — 22 pts. = 29 (1952)
11.
24.01.1953    6   (6 wks.) — 153 pts. = 46 (1953)
6-9-7-8-12-x-10.
[15.11.1952—total weeks: 15—total points: 175]

The Gang That Sang "Heart Of My Heart" (HMV B 10654 / 7M 194)
15.05.1954    7   (8 wks.) — 199 pts. = 39 (1954)
11-9-7-7-8-8-9-12.

Gilly Gilly Ossenfeffer Katzenellen Bogen By The Sea (HMV B 10734 / 7M 237)
11.09.1954    7   (8 wks.) — 165 pts. = 46 (1954)
11-11-7-7-15-15-18-x-20.

Mr. Sandman / He's A Real Tough Guy (HMV B 10821)
22.01.1955    16   (1 wk.) — 17 pts. = 135 (1955)
16.

Meet Me On The Corner (HMV POP 116)
19.11.1955    2   (8 wks.) — 266 pts. = 35 (1955)
19-11-9-6-5-4-3-2*
19.11.1955    5   (3 wks.) — 78 pts. = 101 (1956)
*5-8-15.
[19.11.1955—total weeks: 11—total points: 344]

The Ballad Of Davy Crocket (HMV POP 153 / 7M 357)
18.02.1956    20   (1 wk.) — 14 pts. = 173 (1956)
20.

Out Of Town (HMV POP 164 / 7M 368)
26.05.1956    18   (7 wks.) — 82 pts. = 100 (1956)
27-27-28-18-18-30-29.


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