Top Songs of 1952


Rank All Time Rank Artist Song
1
1216
Lloyd Price Lawdy Miss Clawdy
2
1407
Kitty Wells It Wasn't God Who Made Honky Tonk Angels
3
1689
Gene Kelly Singin' in the Rain
4
2243
Hank Williams I'll Never Get Out of This World Alive
5
2707
Little Walter Juke
6
2902
Dinah Washington Mad About the Boy
7
3024
Hank Williams Jambalaya (On the Bayou)
8
3280
Hank Thompson and His Brazos Valley Boys The Wild Side of Life
9
3575
Jimmy Forrest Night Train
10
3769
Gerry Mulligan Bernie's Tune
11
4253
John Cage 4'33''
12
4406
Georges Brassens La Mauvaise réputation
13
4798
Georges Brassens Le gorille
14
5329
The Clovers One Mint Julep
15
6022
Jo Stafford You Belong to Me
16
7571
Stan Kenton City of Glass (Suite)
17
7621
Billy Ward & The Dominoes The Bells
18
7714
Kay Starr Wheel of Fortune
19
7835
Hank Williams You Win Again
20
8129
Thelonious Monk Straight No Chaser
21
8341
Gerry Mulligan Line for Lyons
22
8623
Little Walter Mean Old World
23
9102
Johnny Ace My Song
24
9730
King Pleasure Moody's Mood for Love

Songs "bubbling under" the all-time top 10,000:
Percy Faith & His Orchestra Delicado
Thelonious Monk Four in One
Eddie Boyd Five Long Years
The "5" Royales Baby, Don't Do It
Johnnie Ray Walkin' My Baby Back Home
Willie Mabon I Don't Know
Georgia Gibbs Kiss of Fire
Joni James Why Don't You Believe Me?
Patti Page I Went to Your Wedding
Perry Como Wanted
Teresa Brewer Till I Waltz Again with You
Rosemary Clooney Half As Much
Vera Lynn & Chorus Auf Wiederseh'n Sweetheart
Roy Rogers & Dale Evans Happy Trails
Rosemary Clooney Tenderly
The Dixie Hummingbirds I'll Live Again
Woody Guthrie John Henry
Luis Mariano Mexico
Stan Getz Stella by Starlight
Sidney Bechet & Claude Luter Petite Fleur
The Dominoes Have Mercy, Baby
Billie Holiday Blue Moon
Annie Ross Twisted
Bill Monroe & His Blue Grass Boys In the Pines
Hank Williams Honky Tonk Blues
Jim & Jesse & The Virginia Boys Are You Missing Me
Thelonious Monk Criss-Cross
Hank Snow (Now and Then There's) A Fool Such As I
Rosco Gordon No More Doggin'
Fats Domino Goin' Home