Regional Hits of 1955

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The standard page for 1955 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.

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# Artist Song Title Artist Song Title Artist Song Title #
1 Bill Haley & his Comets Rock Around the Clock Moves 0 Moves 0 Bill Haley & his Comets Rock Around the Clock Moves 0 Moves 0 Bill Haley & his Comets Rock Around the Clock 1
2 Tennessee Ernie Ford Sixteen Tons Moves 0 Moves 0 Tennessee Ernie Ford Sixteen Tons Moves -6 Moves -3 Four Aces Love is a Many Splendoured Thing 2
3 Little Richard Tutti Frutti Moves -5 Moves -2 Perez Prado Cherry Pink & Apple Blossom White Moves -3 Moves -16 Slim Whitman Rose Marie 3
4 Four Aces Love is a Many Splendoured Thing Moves -1 Moves -3 The Platters Only You (And You Alone) Moves -1 Moves -25 Ruby Murray Softly Softly 4
5 Perez Prado Cherry Pink & Apple Blossom White Moves 2 Moves 1 Four Aces Love is a Many Splendoured Thing Moves 3 Moves 1 The Platters Only You (And You Alone) 5
6 Les Baxter & his Orchestra Unchained Melody Moves -6 Moves -11 Al Hibbler Unchained Melody Moves -1 Moves 3 Perez Prado Cherry Pink & Apple Blossom White 6
7 The Platters Only You (And You Alone) Moves 3 Moves -14 Frank Sinatra Learnin' the Blues Moves -20 Moves 1 Al Hibbler Unchained Melody 7
8 Fats Domino Ain't That a Shame Moves -8 Moves 5 Little Richard Tutti Frutti Moves -112 Moves 6 Tennessee Ernie Ford Sixteen Tons 8
9 Bill Hayes Ballad of Davy Crockett Moves -8 Moves -3 Mitch Miller Yellow Rose of Texas Moves -19 Moves -25 Frankie Laine Cool Water 9
10 Chuck Berry Maybellene Moves -3 Moves -19 Four Aces Mister Sandman Moves -5 Moves -35 Tennessee Ernie Ford Give Me Your Word 10
11 Joan Weber Let Me Go Lover Moves -7 Moves -27 Frank Sinatra Love & Marriage Moves -9 Moves -35 Jimmy Young Unchained Melody 11
12 Mitch Miller Yellow Rose of Texas Moves 3 Moves 6 Les Baxter & his Orchestra Unchained Melody Moves -125 Moves -35 Alma Cogan Dreamboat 12
13 Billy Vaughn Melody of Love Moves -2 Moves 3 Chuck Berry Maybellene Moves -100 Moves -35 Jimmy Young The Man From Laramie 13
14 McGuire Sisters Sincerely Moves -14 Moves -8 Four Aces Stranger in Paradise Moves -5 Moves -25 Eddie Calvert Cherry Pink & Apple Blossom White 14
15 Pat Boone Ain't That a Shame Moves -12 Moves 2 Billy Vaughn Melody of Love Moves -100 Moves 5 Four Aces Mister Sandman 15
16 Roger Williams Autumn Leaves (Les Feuilles Mortes) Moves -8 Moves 8 Fats Domino Ain't That a Shame Moves -100 Moves -44 Cyril Stapleton Orchestra Blue Star (The Medic Theme) 16
17 Al Hibbler Unchained Melody Moves 11 Moves 8 Bill Hayes Ballad of Davy Crockett Moves -4 Moves -44 Dickie Valentine Christmas Alphabet 17
18 The Fontane Sisters Heart of Stone Moves -13 Moves 7 Joan Weber Let Me Go Lover Moves -169 Moves -58 David Whitfield Everywhere 18
19 Fess Parker Ballad of Davy Crockett Moves -6 Moves -100 Slim Whitman Rose Marie Moves 16 Moves 5 Four Aces Stranger in Paradise 19
20 Julie London Cry Me a River Moves -2 Moves -12 Tennessee Ernie Ford Ballad of Davy Crockett Moves -2 Moves 9 Frank Sinatra Love & Marriage 20

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