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1956's Most Popular Song Hits
1. Buy It! 1. Love Me Tender - Elvis Presley
"Love me tender, love me dear,
tell me you are mine,
I'll be yours through all the years,
till the end of time.
2. Buy It! 2. Hound Dog - Elvis Presley
"You ain't nothin' but a hound dog cryin' all the time.
Well, you ain't never caught a rabbit
And you ain't no friend of mine"
3. Buy It! 3. My Prayer - The Platters
"My prayer is to linger with you
At the end of the day in a dream that's divine
My prayer is a rapture in blue
With the world far away and your lips close to mine"
4. Buy It! 4. Long Tall Sally - Little Richard
"Well, long tall Sally, she's built for speed,
She's got everything that uncle John need,
Oh baby, yes baby, woo baby, havin' me some fun tonight"
5. Buy It! 5. Why Do Fools Fall In Love - Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers
"Why does the rain fall from above?
Why do fools fall in love?
Why do they fall in love?"
6. Buy It! 6. Mack The Knife - Louis Armstrong
"Now on the sidewalk, huh, huh, whoo sunny morning, un huh
Lies a body just oozin' life, eek
And someone's sneakin' 'round the corner
Could that someone be Mack the Knife?"
7. Buy It! 7. Blue Suede Shoes - Carl Perkins
"But don't you step on my blue suede shoes.
You can do anything but lay off of my blue suede shoes."
8. Buy It! 8. My Blue Heaven - Fats Domino
"When whippoorwills call and evening is nigh,
I hurry to my Blue Heaven
A turn to the right, a little white light,
Will lead me to my Blue Heaven"
9. Buy It! 9. Singing The Blues - Guy Mitchell
"Well, I never felt more like singin' the blues
'Cause I never thought that I'd ever lose
Your love dear, why'd you do me this way?
Well, I never felt more like cryin' all night
'Cause everythin's wrong, and nothin' ain't right
Without you, you got me singin' the blues"
10. Buy It! 10. In The Still of the Night - The Five Satins
"In the still of the night I held you
Held you tight 'cause I love
Love you so
Promise I'll never let you go
In the still of the night"
11. Buy It!

See You Later, Alligator - Bill Haley & The Comets

12. Buy It! Let The Good Times Roll - Shirley & Lee
13. Buy It! Roll Over Beethoven - Chuck Berry
14. Buy It! The A.B.C.'s of Love - Frankie Lymon and the Teenagers
15. Buy It! Whatever Will Be, Will Be (Que Sera Sera) - Doris Day
16. Buy It! (You've Got) The Magic Touch - Platters
17. Buy It! Blueberry Hill - Louis Armstrong
18. Buy It! Heartbreak Hotel - Elvis Presley
19. Buy It! Don't Be Cruel - Elvis Presley
20. Buy It! I Walk The Line - Johnny Cash
21. Buy It! Be-Bop-A-Lula - Gene Vincent
22. Buy It! Tutti Frutti - Little Richard
23. Buy It! Speedoo - The Cadillacs
24. Buy It! Memories Are Made Of This - Dean Martin
25. Buy It! When You Dance - The Turbans
26. Buy It! The Great Pretender - The Platters
27. Buy It! Standing On The Corner - The Four Lads
28. Buy It! Wayward Wind - Gogi Grant
29. Buy It! True Love - Grace Kelly & Bing Crosby
30. Buy It! Eddie My Love - The Chordettes (or the Fontane Sisters)
31. Buy It! Rock and Roll Waltz - Kay Starr
32. Buy It! Stranded In The Jungle - The Cadets
33. Buy It! Blue Suede Shoes - Elvis Presley
34. Buy It! I'll Be Home - Pat Boone
35. Buy It! Moonglow/Theme From Picnic - Morris Stoloff
36. Buy It! Just Walking In The Rain - Johnny Ray
37. Buy It! Transfusion - Nervous Norvus
38. Buy It! R-O-C-K - Bill Haley & His Comets
39. Buy It! A Tear Fell - Teresa Brewer
40. Buy It! Tutti Fruitti - Pat Boone
41. Buy It! Rip It Up - Little Richard
42. Buy It! The Green Door - Jim Lowe
43. Buy It! Lisbon Antigua - Nelson Riddle
44. Buy It! Confidential - Sonny Knight
45. Buy It! Love Is (the Tender Trap) - Frank Sinatra
46. Buy It! Graduation Day - The Four Freshmen (or the Rover Boys)
47. Buy It! In A Shanty In Shanty Old Town - Somethin' Smith and the Redheads
48. Buy It! Bo Weevil - Fats Domino
49. Buy It! April In Paris - Count Basie
50. Buy It! Heart and Soul - Johnny Maddox
51. Buy It! The Poor People Of Paris - Les Baxter
52. Buy It! I Was The One - Elvis Presley
53. Buy It! Hot Diggity (Dog Ziggity Boom) - Perry Como
54. Buy It! Lovely One - The Four Voices
55. Buy It! I Want You, I Need You, I Love You - Elvis Presley
56. Buy It! No, Not Much! - The Four Lads
57. Buy It! Main Title and Molly-O - Dean Martin
58. Buy It! Rip It Up - Bill Haley and His Comets
59. Buy It! Hony Tonk - Bill Doggett
60. Buy It! To You, My Love - Nick Noble
61. Buy It! Canadian Sunset - Hugo Winterhalter with Eddie Heywood
62. Buy It! My Little Angel - The Four Lads
63. Buy It! Allegheny Moon - Patti Page
64. Buy It! I'm In Love Again - The Fontaine Sisters
65. Buy It! Ivory Tower - Cathy Carr
66. Buy It! On London Bridge - Jo Stafford
67. Buy It! I'm In Love Again - Fats Domino
68. Buy It! Too Close For Comfort - Eydie Gorme
69. Buy It! The Flying Saucer - Buchanan & Goodman
70. Buy It! Heaven On Earth - The Platters
71. Buy It! On The Street Where You Live - Vic Damone
72. Buy It! Two Different Worlds - Roger Williams and Jane Morgan
73. Buy It! Band of Gold - Don Cherry
74. Buy It! Sweet Heartaches - Eddie Fisher
75. Buy It! Moonglow & Theme From Picnic - George Cates
76. Buy It! Soft Summer Breeze - Eddie Heywood
77. Buy It! More - Perry Como
78. Buy It! So Long - Fats Domino
79. Buy It! Born To Be With You - Chordettes
80. Buy It! Mutual Admiration Society - Eddy Arnold and Jaye P. Morgan
81. Buy It! Friendly Persuasion (Thee I Love) - Pat Boone
82. Buy It! I Could Have Danced All Night - Rosemary Clooney
83. Buy It! Memories Are Made of This - Gale Storm
84. Buy It! My Believing Heart - Joni James
85. Buy It! The Happy Whistler - Don Robertson
86. Buy It! Tonight You Belong To Me - Karen Chandler & Jimmy Wakely
87. Buy It! Teen Age Prayer - Gale Storm
88. Buy It! When The White Lilacs Bloom - Florian Zabach
89. Buy It! Ivory Tower - Gale Storm
90. Buy It! I Saw Esau - The Ames Brothers
91. Buy It! A Rose and a Baby Ruth - George Hamilton IV
92. Buy It! Friendly Persuasion (Thee I Love) - Four Aces
93. Buy It! Cindy, Oh Cindy - Vince Martin and the Tarriers
94. Buy It! You're Sensational - Frank Sinatra
95. Buy It! It Only Hurts For A Little While - The Ames Brothers
96. Buy It! Sadie's Shawl - Bob Sharples
97. Buy It! Lullay Of Birdland - Blue Stars
98. Buy It! The Poor Peopel of Paris (Jean's Song) - Chet Atkins
99. Buy It! City Of Angels - The Highlights
100. Buy It! To Love Again - The Four Aces
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