Song title 237 - Sixteen Tons

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This page lists the chart runs for songs called "Sixteen Tons" in order of success. This list combines cover versions and distinct songs that happen to share the same title.

# Artist Song Title Year Chart Entries
1 Tennessee Ernie Ford Sixteen Tons 1955 UK 1 - Jan 1956 (11 weeks), US Billboard 1 - Nov 1955 (22 weeks), US CashBox 1 - Nov 1955 (21 weeks), Record Mirror 1 for 5 weeks - Jan 1956, Australia 1 for 6 weeks - Feb 1956, Grammy Hall of Fame in 1998 (1955), Library of Congress artifact added 2014 (1955), DZE 2 of 1955, Flanders 3 - Jan 1956 (7 months), Brazil 7 of 1956, D.Marsh 12 of 1955, US BB 13 of 1955, US invalid BB 20 of 1955, POP 20 of 1955, DDD 49 of 1955, RIAA 83, DMDB 88 (1955), Acclaimed 276 (1955), UKMIX 933, RYM 13 of 1955
2 Frankie Laine Sixteen Tons 1956 Australia 1 for 6 weeks - Feb 1956, UK 10 - Jan 1956 (3 weeks), Flanders 17 - Feb 1956 (2 months)
3 Johnny Desmond Sixteen Tons 1955 Flanders 11 - Feb 1956 (2 months), US Billboard 17 - Nov 1955 (11 weeks)
4 Louis Neefs Sixteen Tons 1963 Belgium 13 - Sep 1976 (3 weeks), Flanders 14 - Dec 1963 (2 months)
5 John Neher Sixteen Tons 1956 Flanders 18 - Feb 1956 (1 month)
6 Don Harrison Band Sixteen Tons 1976 US Billboard 47 - Apr 1976 (9 weeks)
7 Tom Jones Sixteen Tons 1967 US Billboard 68 - Aug 1967 (4 weeks)

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