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Top 100 Hits of 1956/Top 100 Songs of 1956


Billboard Year-End Hot 100 chart for 1956. For detailed information on how Billboard compiled the charts, see the Wikipedia article "Billboard Hot 100".


1. Heartbreak Hotel - Elvis Presley

2. Don't Be Cruel - Elvis Presley

3. Lisbon Antigua - Nelson Riddle

4. My Prayer - The Platters

5. The Wayward Wind - Gogi Grant

6. The Poor People of Paris - Les Baxter

7. Que Sera, Sera (Whatever Will Be, Will Be) - Doris Day

8. Hound Dog - Elvis Presley

9. Memories Are Made of This - Dean Martin

10. Rock And Roll Waltz - Kay Starr

11. Moonglow And Theme From Picnic - Morris Stoloff

12. The Great Pretender - The Platters

13. I Almost Lost My Mind - Pat Boone

14. I Want You, I Need You, I Love You - Elvis Presley

15. All Shook Up - Elvis Presley

16. Hot Diggity (Dog Ziggity Boom) - Perry Como

17. Canadian Sunset - Eddie Heywood & Hugo Winterhalter

18. Blue Suede Shoes - Carl Perkins

19. The Green Door - Jim Lowe

20. No Not Much - The Four Lads

21. Honky Tonk - Bill Doggett

22. Sixteen Tons - Tennessee Ernie Ford

23. Just Walking In the Rain - Johnnie Ray

24. Allegheny Moon - Patti Page

25. I'm In Love Again - Fats Domino

26. Tonight You Belong to Me - Patience & Prudence

27. Be-Bop-A-Lula - Gene Vincent

28. Why Do Fools Fall In Love - Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers

29. Standing On the Corner - The Four Lads

30. The Flying Saucer - Buchanan & Goodman

31. Moonglow and Theme From Picnic - George Cates

32. Ivory Tower - Cathy Carr

33. See You Later Alligator - Bill Haley & His Comets

34. I'll Be Home - Pat Boone

35. On the Street Where You Live - Vic Damone

36. (You've Got) The Magic Touch - The Platters

37. Born To Be With You - The Chordettes

38. Band Of Gold - Don Cherry

39. More - Perry Como

40. Singing the Blues - Guy Mitchell

41. Blueberry Hill - Fats Domino

42. The Fool - Stanford Clark

43. The Happy Whistler - Don Robertson

44. True Love - Bing Crosby & Grace Kelly

45. Long Tall Sally - Little Richard

46. A Sweet Old Fashioned Girl - Teresa Brewer

47. Transfusion - Nervous Norvus

48. It Only Hurts For A Little While - The Ames Brothers

49. A Tear Fell - Teresa Brewer

50. Rock Island Line - Lonnie Donegan

51. It's Almost Tomorrow - The Dream Weavers

52. Friendly Persuasion (Thee I Love) - Pat Boone

53. Hey! Jealous Lover - Frank Sinatra

54. Soft Summer Breeze - Eddy Heywood

55. Canadian Sunset - Andy Williams

56. Dungaree Doll - Eddie Fisher

57. A Rose and a Baby Ruth - George Hamilton IV

58. Cindy Oh Cindy - Eddie Fisher

59. You Don't Know Me - Jerry Vale

60. Moritat (Theme from Threepenny Opera) - Dick Hyman

61. Ivory Tower - Gale Storm

62. Garden of Eden - Joe Valino

63. Cindy Oh Cindy - Vince Martin and the Tarriers

64. Ivory Tower - Otis Williams and the Charms

65. Angels In the Sky - The Crew Cuts

66. Song for a Summer Night - Mitch Miller

67. Why Do Fools Fall in Love - Gale Storm

68. Teenage Prayer - Gale Storm

69. Picnic, The McGuire Sisters

70. After the Lights Go Down Low - Al Hibbler

71. Mama From the Train - Patti Page

72. That's All There Is to That - Nat King Cole

73. Band Of Gold - Kit Carson

74. Walk Hand In Hand With Me - Tony Martin

75. Why Do Fools Fall in Love - Diamonds

76. Juke Box Baby - Perry Como

77. Are You Satisfied - Rusty Draper

78. It's Almost Tomorrow - Jo Stafford

79. You'll Never Know - The Platters

80. Glendora - Perry Como

81. I Walk the Line - Johnny Cash

82. Can You Find It in Your Heart - Tony Bennett

83. Tutti Frutti - Pat Boone

84. Eddie My Love - The Fontane Sisters

85. Two Different Worlds - Don Rondo

86. True Love - Jane Powell

87. Moritat - Richard Hayman and Jan August

88. Night Lights - Nat "King" Cole

89. The Cadillacs - The Cadillacs

90. The Church Bells May Ring - The Diamonds

91. Mr. Wonderful - Peggy Lee

92. My Blue Heaven - Fats Domino

93. Treasure Of Love - Clyde McPhatter

94. Miracle Of Love - Eileen Rodgers

95. I Want You to Be My Girl - Frankie Lymon & the Teenagers

96. Tonight You Belong To Me - Lawrence Welk & His Orchestra

97. Lay Down Your Arms - The Chordettes

98. Theme From 'the Man with the Golden a Gun - Richard Maltby

99. Bo Weevil - Teresa Brewer

100. Lullaby of Birdland - The Blue Stars of France

NOTE: We do NOT sell compilations of any of these songs, nor are we aware of anyone who makes even a Top 25 compilation of each year. However, many of the songs are available from iTunes. A link is provided for those songs so you can order them through the iTunes Store if desired.