Top Songs of 1953


Rank All Time Rank Artist Song
1
642
Willie Mae "Big Mama" Thornton Hound Dog
2
993
Hank Williams Your Cheatin' Heart
3
1342
Clyde McPhatter & The Drifters Money Honey
4
1635
The Orioles Crying in the Chapel
5
1886
Ruth Brown Mama, He Treats Your Daughter Mean
6
2766
The Crows Gee
7
2811
Little Junior's Blue Flames Mystery Train
8
2840
Guitar Slim The Things That I Used to Do
9
3223
Professor Longhair and His Blues Scholars Tipitina
10
3389
Dean Martin That's Amore
11
5047
The Harptones A Sunday Kind of Love
12
5587
Webb Pierce There Stands the Glass
13
5666
Doris Day Secret Love
14
5946
Hank Williams Ramblin' Man
15
6001
LaVern Baker Soul on Fire
16
6376
Faye Adams Shake a Hand
17
6382
The Prisonaires Just Walkin' in the Rain
18
6805
Les Paul & Mary Ford Vaya Con Dios (May God Be with You)
19
7157
Frank Sinatra I've Got the World on a String
20
8601
Georges Brassens Il n'y a pas d'amour heureux
21
9151
Amos Milburn and His Aladdin Chickenshackers One Scotch, One Bourbon, One Beer
22
9400
Tony Bennett Stranger in Paradise
23
9894
Gerry Mulligan Quartet feat. Chet Baker My Funny Valentine

Songs "bubbling under" the all-time top 10,000:
Gerry Mulligan with Chet Baker Walking Shoes
Percy Faith & His Orchestra The Song From Moulin Rouge (Where Is Your Heart)
B.B. King Please Love Me
Big Joe Turner Honey Hush
Rufus Thomas Bear Cat
Chabuca Granda La flor de la canela
Georges Brassens J'ai rendez-vous avec vous
Marilyn Monroe Diamonds Are a Girl's Best Friend
Bill Haley and His Comets Crazy Man Crazy
Patti Page The Doggie in the Window
Nat King Cole Pretend
Eddie Fisher I'm Walking Behind You
Frankie Laine I Believe
Joni James Have You Heard
Tony Bennett Rags to Riches
Sonny Boy Williamson (II) Nine Below Zero
Charlie Parker/The Quintet Salt Peanuts
Dave Brubeck & Paul Desmond You Go to My Head
J. J. Johnson Turnpike
The Dixie Hummingbirds Let's Go Out to the Programs
Charlie Parker Confirmation
Horace Silver Safari
The Treniers Rockin' Is Our Business
Thelonious Monk Monk's Dream
Junior Parker Feelin' Good
Big Joe Turner TV Mama
Willie Mabon I'm Mad
Stan Kenton 23 Degrees North, 82 Degrees West
Amos Milburn Let's Have a Party