Regional Hits of 1952

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The standard page for 1952 lists the biggest hit songs across the whole World. This page compares that with the top 20 biggest hits of the year in North America and Europe. The region index explains how these results were generated and the long term trends.

There are few European charts available from before 1955, so the data on this page is dominated by the North American charts.

  North America   World   Europe  
# Artist Song Title Artist Song Title Artist Song Title #
1 Kay Starr Wheel of Fortune Moves -4 Moves -1 Jo Stafford You Belong to Me Moves -1 Moves -1 Al Martino Here in My Heart 1
2 Jo Stafford You Belong to Me Moves 1 Moves -4 Al Martino Here in My Heart Moves 1 Moves 1 Jo Stafford You Belong to Me 2
3 Leroy Anderson Blue Tango Moves -3 Moves -2 Vera Lynn Auf Wiederseh'n Sweetheart Moves -1 Moves -21 Vera Lynn Homing Waltz 3
4 Patti Page I Went to Your Wedding Moves -4 Moves -3 Percy Faith Delicado Moves -7 Moves 1 Vera Lynn Auf Wiederseh'n Sweetheart 4
5 Vera Lynn Auf Wiederseh'n Sweetheart Moves 2 Moves 4 Kay Starr Wheel of Fortune Moves -42 Moves -15 Jo Stafford Ay-Round The Corner (Bee-Hind The Bush) 5
6 Al Martino Here in My Heart Moves 4 Moves 3 Leroy Anderson Blue Tango Moves -179 Moves -16 Guy Mitchell There's Always Room At Our House 6
7 Percy Faith Delicado Moves 3 Moves -5 Jimmy Boyd I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus Moves -1 Moves -23 Anne Shelton The Loveliest Night Of The Year 7
8 Joni James Why Don't You Believe Me? Moves -3 Moves 4 Patti Page I Went to Your Wedding Moves -190 Moves 1 Jimmy Boyd I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus 8
9 The Mills Brothers The Glow-Worm Moves -1 Moves -8 Rosemary Clooney Half As Much Moves -3 Moves -14 Eddie Fisher Outside of Heaven 9
10 Johnny Standley It's in The Book Moves -11 Moves 1 The Mills Brothers The Glow-Worm Moves -23 Moves -26 Kay Starr Comes A-Long A-Love 10
11 Pee Wee King Slow Poke Moves -2 Moves 3 Joni James Why Don't You Believe Me? Moves -24 Moves 7 Percy Faith Delicado 11
12 Jimmy Boyd I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus Moves 5 Moves -3 Frankie Laine High Noon (Do Not Forsake Me) Moves -2 Moves 3 Rosemary Clooney Half As Much 12
13 Georgia Gibbs Kiss Of Fire Moves -6 Moves 2 Pee Wee King Slow Poke Moves -186 Moves -59 Bing Crosby Isle of Innisfree 13
14 Eddie Fisher Wish You Were Here Moves -3 Moves -22 Mario Lanza Because You're Mine Moves -1 Moves 2 Frankie Laine High Noon (Do Not Forsake Me) 14
15 Frankie Laine High Noon (Do Not Forsake Me) Moves 3 Moves -3 Four Aces Tell Me Why Moves -14 Moves 1 Mario Lanza Because You're Mine 15
16 Doris Day A Guy is a Guy Moves 0 Moves 0 Doris Day A Guy is a Guy Moves -90 Moves -15 Doris Day & Frankie Laine Sugarbush 16
17 Rosemary Clooney Half As Much Moves 8 Moves 3 Eddie Fisher Wish You Were Here Moves -13 Moves -37 Guy Mitchell Feet Up (Pat Him On The Po-Po) 17
18 Four Aces Tell Me Why Moves 3 Moves -2 Eddie Fisher Anytime Moves -100 Moves -80 Tony Brent Walkin' to Missouri 18
19 Kitty Wells It Wasn't God Who Made Honky Tonk Angels Moves -20 Moves 6 Georgia Gibbs Kiss Of Fire Moves -100 Moves -84 Ray Martin Blue Tango 19
20 Eddie Fisher Anytime Moves 2 Moves -90 Jo Stafford Ay-Round The Corner (Bee-Hind The Bush) Moves 15 Moves -64 Georges Brassens Le gorille 20

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