Songs of the 20th Century

Year by year, 1950 to 1959

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Yr President Style Songster Songs
50 Truman   Patti Page The Tennessee Waltz
Guy Lombardo The Third Man Theme

Teresa Brewer

Music, Music, Music!
51     Les Paul & Mary Ford How High the Moon

Nat "King" Cole


52     Jo Stafford You Belong to Me
53 Eisenhower   Patti Page The Doggie in the Window




Rock & Roll

Rosemary Clooney Hey There

The Chordettes

Mr. Sandman

Doris Day Secret Love
Dean Martin That's Amore

The Crew-Cuts

Sh-Boom (Life Could Be a Dream)

Four Aces Three Coins in the Fountain
55     Bill Haley Rock Around the Clock
Buddy Holly

Peggy Sue

Perez Prado

Cherry Pink & Apple Blossom White

"Tennessee" Ernie Ford Sixteen Tons

Nat "King" Cole

A Blossom Fell
The Four Aces

Love Is a Many Splendored Thing

56   Rockabilly Elvis Presley
Little Richard
Blue Suede Shoes
Tutti Frutti





Chuck Berry Rock and Roll Music
Elvis Presley

(Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear

Debbie Reynolds


Harry Belafonte


Pat Boone

Love Letters in the Sand

58     Peggy Lee Fever

Everly Brothers

All I Have to Do Is Dream

Danny & The Juniors

At the Hop

Laurie London

He's Got the Whole World (In His Hands)
Sheb Wooley The Purple People Eater

Kingston Trio

Tom Dooley
David Seville

The Witch Doctor

The Coasters Yakety Yak
Jerry Lee Lewis Great Balls of Fire
59     Johnny Horton
The Platters
Ritchie Valens
Dion & the Belmonts
The Battle of New Orleans
Smoke Gets In Your Eyes
La Bamba
A Teenager In Love
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