13-LOVE IS A MANY SPLENDORED THING–FOUR ACES  DECCA RECORDS  1955-6 WEEKS AT #1

14-ROCK AND ROLL WALTZ–KAY STARR  RCA VICTOR RECORDS  1956-6 WEEKS AT #1

15-THE POOR PEOPLE OF PARIS–LES BAXTER ORCHESTRA  CAPITOL RECORDS  1956-6 WEEKS AT #1

16-THE YELLOW ROSE OF TEXAS–MITCH MILLER  COLUMBIA RECORDS  1955-6 WEEKS AT #1

17-MEMORIES ARE MADE OF THIS–DEAN MARTIN  CAPITOL RECORDS  1956-6 WEEKS AT #1

18-APRIL LOVE–PAT BOONE  DOT RECORDS  1957-6 WEEKS AT #1

19-THE BATTLE OF NEW ORLEANS–JOHNNY HORTON  COLUMBIA RECORDS  1959-6 WEEKS AT #1

20-YOUNG LOVE–TAB HUNTER  DOT RECORDS  1957-6 WEEKS AT #1

21-IT’S ALL IN THE GAME–TOMMY EDWARDS  MGM RECORDS  1958-6 WEEKS AT #1

22-THE PURPLE PEOPLE EATER–SHEB WOOLEY  MGM RECORDS  1958-6 WEEKS AT #1

23-TAMMY–DEBBIE REYNOLDS  CORAL RECORDS  1957-5 WEEKS AT #1

24-LOVE ME TENDER–ELVIS PRESLEY  RCA VICTOR RECORDS  1956-5 WEEKS AT #1

25-MY PRAYER–THE PLATTERS  MERCURY RECORDS  1956-5 WEEKS AT #1

THE RECORDS IN VOL. 1 AND VOL. 2 ARE THE BIGGEST #1 HITS OF THE EARLY YEARS OF ROCK AND ROLL-1955-1959.  THERE ARE SO MANY MORE GREAT SONGS FROM THOSE EARLY DAYS…BUT THESE ARE THE BIGGEST.

THANKS TO JOEL WHITBURN FOR HIS CHART INFORMATION…CHECK OUT HIS WEB SITE FOR ALL THE GREATEST CHART BOOKS: www.recordresearch.com

TILL THE NEXT TIME—JOE

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