UK Chart Entries 1952-1961

Frankie Laine - Humphrey Lyttleton


Frankie Laine

High Noon (Columbia DB 3113 ; 7" EP (SEG 7505) rel. ?.54)
15.11.1952    7   (7 wks.) — 166 pts. = 9 (1952)
7-7-11-11-9-12-12.

Girl In The Wood (Columbia DB 2907)
21.03.1953    11   (1 wk.) — 22 pts. = 75 (1953)
11.

I Believe (Philips PB 117)
04.04.1953    1   (36 wks.) — 2116 pts. = 1 (1953)
11-8-4-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-2-1-1-1-1-1-1-2-1-1-1-2-2-2-3-2-2-4-6-5-7-4-6-10.

Where The Winds Blow (Philips PB 167)
05.09.1953    2   (12 wks.) — 392 pts. = 23 (1953)
12-10-7-7-2-3-4-3-5-7-9-12.

Hey Joe! (Philips PB 172)
17.10.1953    1   (8 wks.) — 367 pts. = 25 (1953)
3-1-1-3-4-6-5-8.

Answer Me (Philips PB 196)
31.10.1953    1   (11 wks.) — 741 pts. = 7 (1953)
3-2-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-4*
31.10.1953    5   (6 wks.) — 171 pts. = 44 (1954)
*6-5-6-8-8-10.
[31.10.1953—total weeks: 17—total points: 912]

Blowing Wild (Philips PB 207)
09.01.1954    7   (1 wk.) — 28 pts. = 71 (1953)
7*
09.01.1954    2   (11 wks.) — 501 pts. = 13 (1954)
*2-2-2-2-2-4-2-7-5-8-12.
[09.01.1954—total weeks: 12—total points: 529]

Granada (Philips PB 242)
27.03.1954    9   (2 wks.) — 47 pts. = 76 (1954)
10-x-9.

The Kid's Last Fight (Philips PB 258)
17.04.1954    3   (10 wks.) — 315 pts. = 28 (1954)
9-8-3-6-3-6-5-6-7-11.

My Friend (Philips PB 316)
14.08.1954    3   (15 wks.) — 498 pts. = 14 (1954)
8-6-4-4-4-6-3-4-5-5-3-7-7-8-13.

There Must Be A Reason (Philips PB 306)
09.10.1954    9   (9 wks.) — 181 pts. = 43 (1954)
13-14-9-11-12-17-13-13-14.

In The Beginning (Philips PB 404)
12.03.1955    20   (1 wk.) — 14 pts. = 150 (1955)
20.

Cool Water (Philips PB 465)
25.06.1955    2   (22 wks.) — 831 pts. = 5 (1955)
14-11-10-7-8-4-2-2-2-3-3-3-3-4-2-3-2-6-6-11-12-16

Strange Lady In Town (Philips PB 478)
16.07.1955    6   (13 wks.) — 314 pts. = 30 (1955)
15-16-11-7-6-7-10-10-7-6-9-10-15.

Hummingbird (Philips PB 498)
12.11.1955    16   (1 wk.) — 17 pts. = 135 (1955)
16.

Hawk-Eye (Philips PB 519)
26.11.1955    7   (7 wks.) — 155 pts. = 62 (1955)
20-17-12-11-7-7-8*
26.11.1955    14   (1 wk.) — 19 pts. = 168 (1956)
*14.
[26.11.1955—total weeks: 8—total points: 174]

Sixteen Tons (Philips PB 539 ; ri ?.56 on 7" EP (BBE 12040?))
21.01.1956    10   (3 wks.) — 65 pts. = 113 (1956)
11-10-13.

A Woman In Love (Philips PB 617 ; 7" EP: BBE 12077)
08.09.1956    1   (18 wks.) — 797 pts. = 3 (1956)
27-11-12-8-3-2-1-1-1-1-2-2-2-3-8-10-12-10.

Moonlight Gambler (Philips PB 638 ; DJ & Jukebox only 7": JK 1000)
29.12.1956    13   (2 wks.) — 39 pts. = 138 (1956)
14-13.

S.a. Doris Day


Frankie Laine & Jimmy Boyd

Tell Me A Story (Philips PB 126)
09.05.1953    5   (16 wks.) — 405 pts. = 21 (1953)
9-5-5-9-11-10-10-8-7-8-8-7-10-12-11-x-x-x-12.


Frankie Laine & The Four Lads

Rain Rain Rain (Philips PB 311)
23.10.1954    8   (12 wks.) — 270 pts. = 34 (1954)
16-8-8-9-10-10-12-9-9-9-9-19*
23.10.1954    8   (4 wks.) — 84 pts. = 82 (1955)
*11-8-13-17.
[23.10.1954—total weeks: 16—total points: 354]


Frankie Laine with The Four Lads

Hell Hath No Fury (Philips PB 585)
05.05.1956    28   (1 wk.) — 10 pts. = 186 (1956)
28.
S.a.
Johnnie Ray


Don Lang

Cloudburst (HMV POP 115)
05.11.1955    16   (3 wks.) — 47 pts. = 106 (1955)
16-18-x-x-18.
14.01.1956    20   (1 wk.) — 14 pts. = 173 (1956)
20.
[05.11.1955—total weeks: 4—total points: 61]


Mario Lanza

Because You're Mine (HMV DA 2017 / 7R 144 ; 7" rel .53)
15.11.1952    3   (9 wks.) — 264 pts. = 6 (1952)
11-8-4-3-5-10-10-7-8*
15.11.1952    3   (15 wks.) — 502 pts. = 14 (1953)
*3-4-4-4-4-3-5-4-5-5-7-8-10-10-11.
[15.11.1952—total weeks: 19—total points: 766]

Drink Drink Drink (The Drinking Song from "The Student Prince") (HMV DA 2065)
05.02.1955    13   (1 wk.) — 20 pts. = 132 (1955)
13.
Serenade (HMV DA 2065)
23.04.1955    15   (3 wks.) — 46 pts. = 107 (1955)
19-x-15-20.

I'll Walk With God (HMV DA 2062)
19.02.1955    18   (2 wks.) — 29 pts. = 123 (1955)
18-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-20.

Serenade [from the film] (HMV DA 2085)
15.09.1956    25   (2 wks.) — 21 pts. = 162 (1956)
25-x-x-x-29.


Lee Lawrence

Crying In The Chapel (Decca F 10177)
21.11.1953    7   (6 wks.) — 142 pts. = 49 (1953)
11-x-x-7-10-10-10-10.

Suddenly There's A Valley (Columbia DB 3681 / SCM 5201)
03.12.1955    14   (4 wks.) — 64 pts. = 93 (1955)
19-x-14-15-22.


Liberace

I Don't Care (Columbia DB 3834 / 45-DB 3834)
20.10.1956    28   (1 wk.) — 10 pts. = 186 (1956)
28.


Liberace w. George Liberace & his Orchestra

Unchained Melody (Philips PB 430)
18.06.1955    20   (1 wk.) — 14 pts. = 150 (1955)
20.


Little Richard

Rip It Up (London HLO 8336 / 45-HLO 8336)
15.12.1956    30   (1 wk.) — 10 pts. = 197 (1956)
30.


Bonnie Lou

Tennessee Wig Walk (Parlophone R 3730 / MSP 6048)
06.02.1954    4   (10 wks.) — 326 pts. = 27 (1954)
7-4-5-5-4-4-4-7-7-11.


Jim Lowe & The High Fives

The Green Door (London HLD 8317 / 45-HLD 8317)
27.10.1956    8   (9 wks.) — 139 pts. = 79 (1956)
30-21-14-8-14-16-27-20-29.


Vera Lynn

The Homing Waltz (Decca F 9959)
15.11.1952    9   (3 wks.) — 70 pts. = 17 (1952)
9-11-9.

Auf Wiederseh'n, Sweetheart (Decca F 9927 / 45-F 9927)
15.11.1952    10   (1 wk.) — 23 pts. = 27 (1952)
10.

Forget-Me-Not (Decca F 9985)
29.11.1952    5   (5 wks.) — 139 pts. = 11 (1952)
7-6-5-10-10.

The Windsor Waltz (Decca F 10092)
06.06.1953    11   (1 wk.) — 22 pts. = 75 (1953)
11.

Who Are We? (Decca F 10715 / 45-F 10715)
09.06.1956    30   (1 wk.) — 10 pts. = 197 (1956)
30.

A House With Love In It (Decca F 10799 / 45-F 10799)
27.10.1956    17   (11 wks.) — 141 pts. = 77 (1956)
25-28-27-25-26-20-17-19-20-18-19.


Vera Lynn & Frank Weir & his Saxophone

My Son, My Son (Decca F 10372 / 45-F 10372)
16.10.1954    1   (13 wks.) — 545 pts. = 11 (1954)
9-6-2-1-1-2-2-7-4-8-8-8-14*
16.10.1954    20   (1 wk.) — 14 pts. = 150 (1955)
*20.
[16.10.1954—total weeks: 14—total points: 559]


Barbara Lyon

Stowaway (Columbia DB 3619)
25.06.1955    12   (8 wks.) — 140 pts. = 68 (1955)
16-18-14-18-12-12-16-18.

Letter To A Soldier (Columbia DB 3865 / 45-DB 3865)
22.12.1956    27   (3 wks.) — 32 pts. = 147 (1956)
27-27-28.


Humphrey Lyttleton Band

Bad Penny Blues (Parlophone R 4184 ; ri. ?.57 on 7" EP (GEP 8645) ; ?01.58: CMSP 41?)
14.07.1956    19   (6 wks.) — 72 pts. = 109 (1956)
21-19-20-28-27-28.


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