What songs were popular in the early 1950s?

20 Biggest Songs of the Summer: The 1950s

  1. Elvis Presley, “Don’t Be Cruel”
  2. Bill Haley & His Comets, “Rock Around The Clock”
  3. Gogi Grant, “The Wayward Wind”
  4. Sheb Wooley, “The Purple People Eater”
  5. Mitch Miller, “The Yellow Rose Of Texas”
  6. Elvis Presley, “(Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear”
  7. Frank Sinatra, “Learnin’ The Blues”

What was the first #1 song of the 1950’s?

Number ones

Reached number one Artist(s) Single
April 21, 1951 Les Paul and Mary Ford “How High The Moon”
June 23, 1951 Nat King Cole “Too Young”♪ (1951)
July 28, 1951 Rosemary Clooney “Come On-a My House”

What was the number one song in 1949?

Top 80 Pop Songs in 1949

Rank Song Title
1 Riders in the Sky Vaughn Monroe ► Riders in the Sky
2 Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer Gene Autry ► Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer
3 Mule Train Frankie Laine ► Mule Train
4 A Little Bird Told Me Evelyn Knight ► A Little Bird Told Me

What was the number 1 song in 1952?

Billboard year-end top 30 singles of 1952

No. Title Artist(s)
1 “Blue Tango” Leroy Anderson
2 “Wheel of Fortune” Kay Starr
3 “Cry” Johnnie Ray & The Four Lads
4 “You Belong to Me” Jo Stafford

What was number one in the charts in 1952?

Here in My Heart
The first single to reach number-one in the United Kingdom was “Here in My Heart” by Al Martino; the song debuted at the top of the charts on 20 November 1952 and spent nine consecutive weeks in that position.

What was No 1 in March 1950?

Week Ending SONG TITLE Notable Recording(s) + Artist Links
28 Jan 1950 The Harry Lime Theme Anton Karas
4 Feb 1950 Dear Hearts And Gentle People 1: Dinah Shore 2: Billy Cotton Band
11 Mar 1950 Music! Music! Music! Teresa Brewer
22 Apr 1950 (If I Knew You Were Comin’) I’d’ve Baked A Cake Eve Young & The Homesteaders

What was No 1 in 1950?

Al Martino’s “Here in My Heart” was the first ever number-one single and held the top spot for nine weeks. Bill Haley & His Comets had the biggest-selling single of the decade with “Rock Around the Clock”.