UK Chart Entries 1952-1961

Eddie Calvert - Bing Crosby


Eddie Calvert

Oh, Mein Papa (Columbia DB 3337)
19.12.1953    1   (4 wks.) — 168 pts. = 43 (1953)
6-6-6-1*
19.12.1953    1   (17 wks.) — 917 pts. = 5 (1954)
*1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-2-3-3-3-8-7-7-10-12.
[19.12.1953—total weeks: 21—total points: 1085]

Cherry Pink (And Apple Blossom White) (Columbia DB 3581 / SCM 5168)
09.04.1955    1   (21 wks.) — 881 pts. = 4 (1955)
11-5-5-4-4-3-2-1-1-1-1-2-4-4-5-6-7-9-11-11-17.

Stranger In Paradise (Columbia DB 3594)
14.05.1955    14   (4 wks.) — 65 pts. = 92 (1955)
19-17-14-17.

John And Julie (Columbia DB 3624)
30.07.1955    6   (11 wks.) — 239 pts. = 42 (1955)
18-18-15-14-11-6-6-7-11-12-16.

Zambesi (Columbia DB 3747 ; 7" EP: SEG 7637)
10.03.1956    13   (7 wks.) — 113 pts. = 88 (1956)
18-x-16-13-13-14-25-26.


Joe 'Fingers' Carr

Portuguese Washerwoman (Capitol CL 14587 / 45-CL 14587)
30.06.1956    20   (5 wks.) — 58 pts. = 117 (1956)
25-20-26-24-30.c

Alias Lou Busch.


Ronnie Carroll

Walk Hand In Hand (Philips PB 605 ; 7" EP: BBE 12074)
28.07.1956    13   (8 wks.) — 126 pts. = 83 (1956)
19-19-16-15-13-17-20-22.


Frank Chacksfield Orchestra

Terry's Theme from 'Limelight' (Decca F 10106)
23.05.1953    2   (24 wks.) — 1043 pts. = 2 (1953)
10-3-2-2-5-4-2-2-2-3-2-2-3-5-2-3-3-5-5-5-5-5-6-12.

Ebb Tide (Decca F 10122)
13.02.1954    9   (2 wks.) — 46 pts. = 77 (1954)
9-11.

In Old Lisbon (Decca F 10689 / 45-F 10689)
25.02.1956    15   (4 wks.) — 65 pts. = 114 (1956)
18-15-15-20.

The Donkey Cart (Decca F 10743 / 45-F 10743)
01.09.1956    26   (2 wks.) — 22 pts. = 160 (1956)
26-26.


Frank Chacksfield's Tunesmiths

Little Red Monkey (Parlophone R 3658)
04.04.1953    10   (3 wks.) — 66 pts. = 64 (1953)
10-11-12.


Don Cherry

Band Of Gold (Philips PB 549 ; ri ?.56 on 7" EP (BBE 12040?))
11.02.1956    6   (11 wks.) — 242 pts. = 44 (1956)
19-10-8-6-7-8-10-12-13-17-20.


The Chordettes

Mr. Sandman (Columbia DB 3553 / SCM 5158)
18.12.1954    11   (4 wks.) — 70 pts. = 68 (1954)
17-17-17-11*
18.12.1954    12   (4 wks.) — 71 pts. = 89 (1955)
*14-12-16-19.
[18.12.1954—total weeks: 8—total points: 141]

Born To Be With You (London HLA 8302 / 45-HLA 8302)
01.09.1956    8   (9 wks.) — 168 pts. = 71 (1956)
13-8-15-15-15-11-12-18-29.


Petula Clark

The Little Shoemaker (Polygon P 1117)
12.06.1954    7   (10 wks.) — 237 pts. = 36 (1954)
12-x-11-10-10-9-7-8-7-12-12.

Majorca (Polygon P 1146)
19.02.1955    12   (5 wks.) — 90 pts. = 80 (1955)
17-14-12-14-x-18.

Suddenly There's A Valley (Pye Nixa N 15013 ; ri ?.56 on 7" EP (NEP24016))
26.11.1955    7   (7 wks.) — 157 pts. = 61 (1955)
18-14-9-12-9-8-7*
26.11.1955    10   (3 wks.) — 57 pts. = 118 (1956)
*10-15-17.
[26.11.1955—total weeks: 10—total points: 214]


Rosemary Clooney

Half As Much / Botch-A-Me (Ba-Ba-Baciami Piccina)
(Columbia DB 3129 / SCM 5019 ; 7" rel. 01.53)
15.11.1952    3   (9 wks.) — 318 pts. = 5 (1952)
6-3-3-7-3-5-5-6-7.

This Ole House (Philips PB 336)
09.10.1954    1   (14 wks.) — 550 pts. = 10 (1954)
16-10-13-5-2-3-2-1-3-3-4-4-4-16*
09.10.1954    10   (4 wks.) — 79 pts. = 84 (1955)
*10-10-15-18.
[09.10.1954—total weeks: 18—total points: 629]

Mambo Italiano (Philips PB 382)
18.12.1954    3   (4 wks.) — 86 pts. = 65 (1954)
20-20-20-3*
18.12.1954    1   (12 wks.) — 600 pts. = 13 (1955)
*1-2-2-1-1-2-3-3-3-6-16-15.
[18.12.1954—total weeks: 16—total points: 686]

Hey There (Philips PB 494)
01.10.1955    4   (11 wks.) — 265 pts. = 36 (1955)
17-18-10-10-8-8-7-4-6-11-16.

S.a. José Ferrer.


Rosemary Clooney & The Mellomen

Where Will The Dimple Be? (Philips PB 428)
21.05.1955    6   (13 wks.) — 292 pts. = 32 (1955)
19-13-12-11-8-6-7-7-9-10-14-14-16.
Song title also quoted as 'Where Will The Baby's Dimple Be'


Alma Cogan

Bell Bottom Blues (HMV B 10653 / 7M 188)
20.03.1954    4   (9 wks.) — 249 pts. = 35 (1954)
10-6-4-6-8-6-9-10-11.

Little Things Mean A Lot (HMV B 10717 / 7M 228)
28.08.1954    11   (5 wks.) — 87 pts. = 64 (1954)
11-11-x-x-x-x-19-x-18-20.

I Can't Tell A Waltz From A Tango (HMV B 10786 / 7M 271)
04.12.1954    13   (6 wks.) — 107 pts. = 60 (1954)
17-19-14-14-14-13*
04.12.1954    6   (5 wks.) — 115 pts. = 75 (1955)
*8-6-8-15-19.
[04.12.1954—total weeks: 11—total points: 222]

Dreamboat / The Diddle-Ee-I Irish Mambo (HMV B 10872)
28.05.1955    1   (16 wks.) — 614 pts. = 10 (1955)
17-10-8-6-4-3-3-1-1-2-3-3-5-9-12-17.

Banjo's Back In Town (HMV B 10917)
24.09.1955    17   (1 wk.) — 16 pts. = 140 (1955)
17.

Go On By (HMV B 10917)
15.10.1955    16   (4 wks.) — 59 pts. = 97 (1955)
20-20-16-20.

Twenty Tiny Fingers (HMV POP 129 / 7M 337)
17.12.1955    17   (1 wk.) — 16 pts. = 140 (1955)
17.
Never Do A Tango With An Eskimo (HMV POP 129 / 7M 337)
24.12.1955    6   (3 wks.) — 74 pts. = 86 (1955)
13-10-6*
24.12.1955    6   (2 wks.) — 52 pts. = 122 (1956)
*6-12.
[24.12.1955—total weeks: 5—total points: 126]

Willie Can (HMV POP 187 ; 7" EP: 7EG 8169)
31.03.1956    13   (8 wks.) — 133 pts. = 81 (1956)
18-17-13-13-15-17-18-22.

The Birds And The Bees (HMV POP 223 / 7M 415)
14.07.1956    25   (4 wks.) — 41 pts. = 137 (1956)
30-28-25-29.
Why Do Fools Fall In Love (HMV POP 223 / 7M 415)
11.08.1956    22   (3 wks.) — 37 pts. = 140 (1956)
22-23-23.

In The Middle Of The House (HMV POP 261 / 45-POP 261)
03.11.1956    20   (4 wks.) — 52 pts. = 123 (1956)
26-x-x-20-20-22.


Nat 'King' Cole

Somewhere Along The Way (Capitol CL 13774)
15.11.1952    3   (7 wks.) — 212 pts. = 7 (1952)
3-6-8-12-7-6-6.

Because You're Mine (Capitol CL 13811)
20.12.1952    6   (2 wks.) — 62 pts. = 18 (1952)
6-6.
14.02.1953    11   (1 wk.) — 22 pts. = 75 (1953)
11.
[20.12.1952—total weeks: 3—total points: 84]
Faith Can Move Mountains (Capitol CL 13811)
03.01.1953    11   (1 wk.) — 22 pts. = 29 (1952)
11.
17.01.1953    12   (2 wks.) — 42 pts. = 70 (1953)
12-12.
[03.01.1953—total weeks: 3—total points: 64]

Pretend (Capitol CL 13878)
25.04.1953    2   (18 wks.) — 688 pts. = 8 (1953)
10-5-2-2-2-2-4-3-2-5-6-6-9-8-7-7-8-8.

Can't I? (Capitol CL 13937)
15.08.1953    6   (8 wks.) — 198 pts. = 38 (1953)
9-11-11-x-x-11-6-10-6-x-x-10.

Mother Nature And Father Time (Capitol CL 13912)
19.09.1953    7   (7 wks.) — 168 pts. = 44 (1953)
8-9-12-9-7-10-11.

Tenderly (Capitol CL 14061)
17.04.1954    10   (1 wk.) — 23 pts. = 84 (1954)
10.

Smile (Capitol CL 14149 / 45-CL 14149)
11.09.1954    2   (14 wks.) — 531 pts. = 12 (1954)
6-5-6-2-3-2-2-3-4-7-7-5-11-13.
Make Her Mine (Capitol CL 14149 / 45-CL 14149)
09.10.1954    11   (2 wks.) — 36 pts. = 80 (1954)
11-19.

A Blossom Fell (Capitol CL 14235 / 45-CL 14235)
26.02.1955    3   (10 wks.) — 271 pts. = 34 (1955)
13-15-7-3-4-4-7-11-14-17.

My One Sin (Capitol CL 14327 / 45-CL 14327)
27.08.1955    17   (2 wks.) — 31 pts. = 119 (1955)
18-x-x-17.

Dreams Can Tell A Lie (Capitol CL 14513 / 45-CL 14513)
28.01.1956    10   (9 wks.) — 174 pts. = 69 (1956)
18-11-12-11-10-13-13-16-20.

Too Young To Go Steady (Capitol CL 14573 / 45-CL 14573)
12.05.1956    8   (14 wks.) — 235 pts. = 47 (1956)
28-17-19-14-12-14-11-8-14-17-21-23-16-26.

Love Me As Though There Were No Tomorrow (Capitol CL 14621 / 45-CL 14621)
15.09.1956    11   (15 wks.) — 217 pts. = 54 (1956)
24-26-x-25-26-26-16-15-12-11-17-19-16-22-22-30.


Columbia Pictures Orchestra / Morris Stoloff

Moonglow / Theme From 'Picnic' (Brunswick 05553 / 45-05553)
02.06.1956    7   (11 wks.) — 198 pts. = 56 (1956)
26-14-13-7-12-11-18-14-16-22-21


Perry Como

Don't Let The Stars Get In Your Eyes (HMV B 10400 / 7M 118)
17.01.1953    1   (15 wks.) — 760 pts. = 5 (1953)
10-8-3-1-1-1-1-1-2-2-4-5-3-5-9.

Wanted (HMV B 10691 / 7M 215)
05.06.1954    4   (15 wks.) — 399 pts. = 22 (1954)
11-10-4-4-7-5-6-8-7-8-9-9-12-12-x-x-x-18.

Idle Gossip (HMV B 10667 / 7M 200)
26.06.1954    3   (15 wks.) — 485 pts. = 15 (1954)
6-4-4-4-5-6-5-4-3-5-7-9-7-8-14.

Papa Loves Mambo (HMV B 10776 / 7M 263)
11.12.1954    16   (1 wk.) — 17 pts. = 92 (1954)
16.

Tina Marie / (There's No Place Like) Home For The Holidays (HMV POP 103 / 7M 326)
31.12.1955    24   (1 wk.) — 12 pts. = 163 (1955)
24.

Juke Box Baby (HMV POP 191)
28.04.1956    22   (6 wks.) — 65 pts. = 115 (1956)
30-22-25-30-29-25.

Hot Diggity (Dog Ziggity Boom) (HMV POP 212 / 7M 404)
26.05.1956    4   (13 wks.) — 347 pts. = 30 (1956)
15-13-6-5-4-5-7-6-6-7-10-15-22.

More (HMV POP 240 / 45-POP 240)
22.09.1956    10   (12 wks.) — 191 pts. = 60 (1956)
29-26-18-15-14-13-11-10-18-16-25-x-29.
Glendora (HMV POP 240 / 45-POP 240)
29.09.1956    18   (6 wks.) — 71 pts. = 110 (1956)
25-29-27-20-18-29.


Frank Cordell Orchestra

Sadie's Shawl (HMV POP 229 / 7M 419)
25.08.1956    29   (2 wks.) — 20 pts. = 167 (1956)
29-30.


Don Cornell

Hold My Hand (Vogue-Coral Q 2013 / 45-Q 2013)
04.09.1954    1   (19 wks.) — 843 pts. = 6 (1954)
10-5-4-4-5-1-1-1-1-3-2-1-4-4-7-11-11-11-7*
04.09.1954    15   (2 wks.) — 32 pts. = 118 (1955)
*15-20.
[04.09.1954—total weeks: 21—total points: 875]

Stranger In Paradise (Vogue-Coral Q 72073 / 45-Q 72073)
23.04.1955    19   (2 wks.) — 28 pts. = 126 (1955)
20-19.


The Coronets

Twenty Tiny Fingers (Columbia DB 3671)
26.11.1955    20   (1 wk.) — 14 pts. = 150 (1955)
20.


Billy Cotton & his Band feat. Doreen Stephens

In A Golden Coach (Decca F 10058)
02.05.1953    3   (10 wks.) — 261 pts. = 31 (1953)
11-10-9-7-8-3-7-9-12-12.


Billy Cotton & his Band feat. The Bandits

Friends And Neighbours (Decca F 10299 / 45-F 10299)
01.05.1954    3   (12 wks.) — 397 pts. = 23 (1954)
12-x-6-3-3-3-3-3-7-6-9-12-12.


Billy Cotton & his Band feat. The Mill Girls & The Bandits

I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus (Decca F 10206)
19.12.1953    11   (3 wks.) — 66 pts. = 65 (1953)
11-11-11.


The Crew-Cuts

Sh-Boom! (Life Could Be A Dream) (Mercury MB 3140 / ; 7" catno unknown ; ri 07.56 on 7" EP (MEP 9002))
02.10.1954    12   (9 wks.) — 165 pts. = 47 (1954)
16-12-13-12-16-14-14-17-18.

Earth Angel (Will You Be Mine) (Mercury MB 3202)
16.04.1955    4   (20 wks.) — 545 pts. = 15 (1955)
18-10-7-5-4-6-5-4-4-7-5-5-5-8-9-13-15-14-18-20.


Tony Crombie & his Rockets

Teach You To Rock / Short'nin' Bread Rock (Columbia DB 3822 / 45-DB 3822)
20.10.1956    25   (2 wks.) — 21 pts. = 162 (1956)
25-30.


Bing Crosby

The Isle Of Innisfree / At Last! At Last! (Brunswick 04900)
15.11.1952    3   (9 wks.) — 349 pts. = 3 (1952)
4-4-6-4-3-3-3-5-4*
15.11.1952    5   (3 wks.) — 84 pts. = 61 (1953)
*5-7-11.
[15.11.1952—total weeks: 12—total points: 433]

Silent Night, Holy Night / Adeste Fideles (O Come All Ye Faithful) (Brunswick 03929 ; 7" rel. 12.54 (45-03929))
20.12.1952    8   (2 wks.) — 52 pts. = 20 (1952)
8-8.

Changing Partners (Brunswick 05244 / 45-05244)
20.03.1954    9   (3 wks.) — 69 pts. = 69 (1954)
10-x-9-x-x-11.

Count Your Blessings Instead Of Sheep (Brunswick 05339 / 45-05339)
08.01.1955    18   (1 wk.) — 15 pts. = 95 (1954)
18.
22.01.1955    11   (2 wks.) — 38 pts. = 112 (1955)
17-11.
[08.01.1955—total weeks: 3—total points: 53]

Stranger In Paradise (Brunswick 05410 / 45-05410)
30.04.1955    17   (2 wks.) — 30 pts. = 120 (1955)
20-17.

In A Little Spanish Town (Brunswick 05543 / 45-05543)
28.04.1956    22   (3 wks.) — 34 pts. = 144 (1956)
22-29-26.


Bing Crosby & Grace Kelly

True Love (Capitol CL 14645 / 45-CL 14645)
24.11.1956    5   (7 wks.) — 170 pts. = 70 (1956)
24-11-10-10-7-5-7*


Bing Crosby & Jane Wyman

Zing A Little Zong (Brunswick 04981)
06.12.1952    10   (2 wks.) — 44 pts. = 22 (1952)
10-12.


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