Top Songs of 1952


Rank All Time Rank Artist Song Genres
1
1012
Lloyd Price Lawdy Miss Clawdy New Orleans R&B, Rhythm & Blues, Rock & Roll
2
1062
Kitty Wells It Wasn't God Who Made Honky Tonk Angels Country
3
1233
Gene Kelly Singin' in the Rain Film Soundtrack, Show Tunes, Traditional Pop, Vocal Jazz
4
1610
Little Walter Juke Chicago Blues
5
1792
Hank Williams I'll Never Get Out of This World Alive Honky Tonk
6
2503
Jimmy Forrest Night Train Soul Jazz
7
2569
John Cage 4'33'' Indeterminacy
8
2680
Hank Thompson and His Brazos Valley Boys The Wild Side of Life Honky Tonk
9
2761
Gerry Mulligan Bernie's Tune Cool Jazz
10
2777
Dinah Washington Mad About the Boy Traditional Pop, Vocal Jazz
11
3164
Hank Williams Jambalaya (On the Bayou) Honky Tonk
12
4435
The Clovers One Mint Julep Doo-Wop, Rhythm & Blues
13
4613
Jo Stafford You Belong to Me Traditional Pop, Vocal Jazz
14
4626
Georges Brassens La Mauvaise réputation Chanson texte
15
4644
Georges Brassens Le gorille Chanson texte
16
6038
Stan Kenton City of Glass (Suite) Experimental Big Band, Progressive Big Band
17
6156
Kay Starr Wheel of Fortune Traditional Pop, Vocal Jazz
18
6392
Hank Williams You Win Again Honky Tonk
19
6706
Thelonious Monk Straight No Chaser Bebop
20
7318
Little Walter Mean Old World Chicago Blues
21
7514
Gerry Mulligan Line for Lyons Cool Jazz
22
7640
Sidney Bechet & Claude Luter Petite Fleur Dixieland
23
7708
Billy Ward & The Dominoes The Bells Blues, Doo-Wop, Rhythm & Blues
24
8255
Eddie Boyd Five Long Years Chicago Blues, Piano Blues
25
8299
Johnny Ace My Song Rhythm & Blues
26
8694
King Pleasure Moody's Mood for Love Bebop, Rhythm & Blues, Vocal Jazz
27
9580
The Dixie Hummingbirds I'll Live Again Traditional Black Gospel
28
9610
Percy Faith & His Orchestra Delicado Easy Listening
29
9878
Rosemary Clooney Tenderly Traditional Pop
30
9953
Bill Monroe & His Blue Grass Boys In the Pines Bluegrass

Songs "bubbling under" the all-time top 10,000:
The "5" Royales Baby, Don't Do It Doo-Wop, Rhythm & Blues
Joni James Why Don't You Believe Me? Traditional Pop
Patti Page I Went to Your Wedding Traditional Pop
Perry Como Wanted Traditional Pop
Jim & Jesse & The Virginia Boys Are You Missing Me Bluegrass
Vera Lynn & Chorus Auf Wiederseh'n Sweetheart Standards
Thelonious Monk Four in One Bebop
Roy Rogers & Dale Evans Happy Trails Cowboy
Rosemary Clooney Half As Much Standards
Woody Guthrie John Henry American Folk Music
Johnnie Ray Walkin' My Baby Back Home Traditional Pop, Vocal Jazz
Willie Mabon I Don't Know Rhythm & Blues
Stan Getz Stella by Starlight Bebop, Cool Jazz
Georgia Gibbs Kiss of Fire Pop, Tango, Vocal Jazz
The Dominoes Have Mercy, Baby Doo-Wop, Rhythm & Blues
Teresa Brewer Till I Waltz Again with You Country
Hank Snow (Now and Then There's) A Fool Such As I Country
Luis Mariano Mexico Operetta
Thelonious Monk Criss-Cross Bebop
Annie Ross Twisted Vocal Jazz
Hank Williams Honky Tonk Blues Honky Tonk
Billie Holiday Blue Moon Vocal Jazz
Rosco Gordon No More Doggin' Jump-Blues, Piano Blues, Rhythm & Blues
Fats Domino Goin' Home New Orleans R&B, Rhythm & Blues