Song title 998 - Stagger Lee

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This page lists the chart runs for songs called "Stagger Lee" 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 Lloyd Price Stagger Lee 1959 US Billboard 1 - Dec 1958 (21 weeks), Canada 3 - Dec 1958 (12 weeks), South Africa 5 of 1959, UK 7 - Feb 1959 (14 weeks), Norway 8 - Apr 1959 (5 weeks), US Radio 10 of 1959 (peak 1 12 weeks), US CashBox 11 of 1959, US BB 13 of 1959, Flanders 19 - Apr 1959 (2 months), D.Marsh 20 of 1958, DDD 23 of 1958, US invalid BB 28 of 1959, POP 28 of 1959, Europe 86 of the 1950s (1959), Rolling Stone 456, Acclaimed 1013 (1958), RYM 31 of 1958
2 Mississippi John Hurt Stagger Lee 1928 Grammy Hall of Fame in 2017 (1928), Daily Deuce 2, Acclaimed 1914 (1928), RYM 20 of 1928, one of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 500
3 Tommy Roe Stagger Lee 1971 Springbok 10 - Oct 1971 (12 weeks), Canada 17 - Sep 1971 (5 weeks), Record World 20 - 1971, US Billboard 25 - Aug 1971 (12 weeks)
4 Wilson Pickett Stagger Lee 1967 Canada 11 - Oct 1967 (7 weeks), Record World 17 - 1967, US Billboard 22 - Nov 1967 (6 weeks), Canada 88 of 1967
5 Fred Waring & the Pennsylvanians Stagger Lee 1924 US Billboard 14 - Feb 1924 (1 week)
6 Cab Calloway & his Cotton Club Orchestra Stagger Lee 1932 RYM 21 of 1932
7 Ma Rainey Stagger Lee 1926 RYM 28 of 1926
8 P J Proby Stagger Lee 1965 RYM 68 of 1965

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16 Feb 2016

Double Listing - Mississippi John Hurt

Per Wikipedia #66 (Stagger Lee) & #92 (Stack O'Lee Blues) are the same. This is considered the definitive version of the song.

We've changed all the versions that were "Stack O'Lee Blues" to "Stagger Lee", thanks for the suggestion