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Number One Singles in the 1950s

The number one singles on the Australian Singles Chart during the 1950s are listed below. Slim Dusty’s A Pub With No Beer (1958) was the first original Australian record to make number one in Australia for an Australian artist. During the 1950s, often more than one version of a particular song by different artists charted at the same time, thus more than one artist may be listed for a song. Different versions are separated by a slash  /

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2000 Singles     1990s Singles     1980s Singles     1970s Singles     1960s Singles     1950s Singles     1940s Singles

 A Fool Such as I Elvis Presley
 Battle of New Orleans, The Johnny Horton
 I’ll Never Fall in Love Again Johnnie Ray
 Mona Lisa Conway Twitty
 Oh Yeah Uh Huh Col Joye and the Joy Boys
 Ooh! Look-a-There, Ain’t She Pretty? Bill Haley & His Comets
 Personality Lloyd Price
 Petite Fleur Chris Barber’s Jazz Band
 Smoke Gets in Your Eyes The Platters
 Three Bells, The The Browns
 Tom Dooley The Kingston Trio
 Venus Frankie Avalon
 April Love Pat Boone
 A Pub With No Beer Slim Dusty
 Bird Dog The Everly Brothers
 Catch a Falling Star Perry Como
 Diana Paul Anka
 He’s Got the Whole World in His Hands Laurie London
 It’s All in the Game Tommy Edwards
 Patricia Perez Prado
 Purple People Eater, The Sheb Wooley
 Tom Dooley The Kingston Trio
 Twelfth of Never, The Johnny Mathis
 Twilight Time The Platters
 Volare Domenico Modugno / Dean Martin
 When The Kalin Twins
 Witch Doctor The Music of David Seville
 Around the World Bing Crosby / Nat King Cole
 A White Sport Coat Marty Robbins
 Cindy, Oh Cindy Eddie Fisher
 Diana Paul Anka
 Green Door Jim Lowe
 Hey There Rosemary Clooney
 Just Walking in the Rain Johnnie Ray
 Love Letters in the Sand Pat Boone
 Marianne Terry Gilkyson and The Easy Riders
 Round and Round Perry Como / The Four Lads
 Singing the Blues Guy Mitchell
 Wonderful! Wonderful! Johnny Mathis
 Young Love Tab Hunter / Sonny James
 Great Pretender, The The Platters
 He Al Hibbler
 Hot Diggity (Dog Ziggity Boom) Perry Como
 Just Walking In The Rain Johnnie Ray
 Mack the Knife Louis Armstrong
 Memories Are Made of This Dean Martin
 Moonglow and Love Theme (from ‘Picnic) Morris Stoloff
 Poor People of Paris, The Les Baxter
 Portuguese Washerwomen Joe Fingers Carr
 Que Sera, Sera (Whatever Will Be, Will Be) Doris Day
 Rock and Roll Waltz, The Kay Starr
 Sixteen Tons Tennessee Ernie Ford / Frankie Laine
 Yellow Rose of Texas, The Mitch Miller
 A Man Called Peter Darryl Stewart
 Ballad of Davy Crockett, The Tennessee Ernie Ford / Fess Parker
 Cherry Pink and Apple Blossom White Les Baxter / Perez Prado
 High and the Mighty, The Victor Young / Les Baxter
 Hold My Hand Don Cornell / Nat King Cole
 I Need You Now Eddie Fisher
 Learnin’ the Blues Frank Sinatra
 Let Me Go, Lover Joan Weber / Teresa Brewer
 Melody of Love The Four Aces / Billy Vaughn
 Mr Sandman The Four Aces / The Chordettes
 Naughty Lady of Shady Lane, The Dean Martin / The Ames Brothers
 Rock Around the Clock Bill Haley & His Comets
 Serenade (from The Student Prince) Mario Lanza
 Skokiaan The Four Lads
 Stranger in Paradise Tony Bennett
 Unchained Melody Al Hibbler / Les Baxter
 Answer Me, Lord Above Frankie Laine
 Answer Me, My Love Nat King Cole
 Ebb Tide Frank Chacksfield
 Happy Wanderer, The Frank Weir
/ Obernkirchen Children’s Choir
 Little Shoemaker, The The Gaylords / Petula Clark
 Little Things Mean a Lot Kitty Kallen
 Oh My Pa-Pa (O Mein Papa) Eddie Fisher
 Pretend Nat King Cole
 Sh-Boom The Crew Cuts
 Sway Dean Martin
 That’s Amore Dean Martin
 Three Coins in the Fountain Frank Sinatra / The Four Aces
 Wanted Perry Como
 You, You, You The Ames Brothers
 Young at Heart Frank Sinatra
 Anna (The Baion) Silvana Mangano
 Auf Wiedersehen, Sweetheart Vera Lynn / Eddy Howard
 Because You’re Mine Mario Lanza / Nat King Cole
 Don’t Let the Stars Get in Your Eyes Red Foley / Perry Como
 Half As Much Rosemary Clooney
 Hi-Lili Hi-Lo Dinah Shore
 (How Much Is) That Doggie in the Window? Patti Page
 I’m Walking Behind You Frank Sinatra / Eddie Fisher
 I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus Jimmy Boyd
 I Went to Your Wedding Patti Page / Sammy Kaye
 Lady of Spain Eddie Fisher / Winifred Atwell
 Oh Happy Day Lawrence Welk
 Takes Two to Tango Louis Armstrong / Pearl Bailey
 Tell Me a Story Frankie Laine & Jimmy Boyd
 Terry’s Theme from Limelight (Eternally) Frank Chacksfield
 Till I Waltz Again With You Teresa Brewer
 Vaya con Dios Les Paul & Mary Ford
 Where Is Your Heart? (from Moulin Rouge) Percy Faith
 You Belong to Me Jo Stafford / Dean Martin
 You’re Just in Love Ethel Merman & Dick Haynes /
Perry Como & The Fontane Sisters
 A Kiss To Build a Dream On Louis Armstrong
 Anytime Eddie Fisher
 Auf Wiedersehen, Sweetheart Vera Lynn / Eddy Howard
 Ay-Round the Corner The Weavers / Les Welch
 Cold, Cold Heart Tony Bennett
 Cry Johnnie Ray
 Down Yonder Champ Butler / Joe Fingers Carr
 Here in My Heart Al Martino
 Slow Coach (Slow Poke) Pee Wee King
 Some Enchanted Evening Ezio Pinza / Bing Crosby
 Sweet Violets Dinah Shore / Jane Turzy
 Tell Me Why Eddie Fisher / The Four Aces
 Walkin’ My Baby Back Home Johnnie Ray
 Aba Daba Honeymoon Debbie Reynolds & Carleton Carpenter
 Bewitched Gordon Jenkins / Doris Day
 Bonaparte’s Retreat Pee Wee King / Gene Krupa
 Goodnight Irene Gordon Jenkins & The Weavers
 If (They Made Me a King) Perry Como / Jo Stafford
 Loveliest Night of the Year, The Mario Lanza / Ann Blyth
 Mockin’ Bird Hill Donald Peers & Jim Gussey
 My Heart Cries For You Guy Mitchell
 My Truly, Truly Fair Guy Mitchell / Donald Peers
 Nevertheless (I’m in Love with You) Paul Weston & Norman Luboff Choir
 Orange Coloured Sky Danny Kaye & Patty Andrews /
Nat King Cole
 Silver Dollar Art Mooney
 Tennessee Waltz Pee Wee King / Patti Page
 Thing, The Phil Harris / Les Welch
 Too Young Nat King Cole / Toni Arden
 Sweet Violets Dinah Shore / Jane Turzy
 A You’re Adorable Perry Como & The Fontane Sisters /
Tony Pastor
 Forever And Ever’ Perry Como / Russ Morgan
 Four Winds and the Seven Seas, The Bing Crosby / Sammy Kaye
 Goodnight Irene Gordon Jenkins & The Weavers
 Hollywood Square Dance Sammy Kaye
 Hop Scotch Polka Guy Lombardo / Art Mooney
 I Told Them All About You Donald Peers
 I’ve Got a Lovely Bunch of Coconuts Freddy Martin / Sammy Kaye
 Lavender Blue (Dilly Dilly) Burl Ives / Dinah Shore
 Mona Lisa Dennis Day / Nat King Cole
 Music! Music! Music! Donald Peers / Freddy Martin /
Teresa Brewer
 My Foolish Heart Gordon Jenkins / Joe Loss
 Quicksilver Bing Crosby & The Andrews Sisters
 You’re Breaking My Heart Buddy Clark / Vic Damone

This article uses some material from the Wikipedia article 1950s music.

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