LYRICS WORLD     Top 40 Hits of 1956 HOME PAGE MAIN INDEX

11th Hour Melody - Al Hibbler   (#21)
After the Lights Go Down Low - Al Hibbler   (#10)
All At Once You Love Her - Perry Como   (#11)
Allegheny Moon - Patti Page   (#2)
Angels in the Sky - The Crew-Cuts   (#11)
Anyway You Want Me (That's How I Will Be) - Elvis Presley   (#20)
Ape Call - Nervous Norvus   (#24)
April In Paris - Count Basie & His Orchestra   (#28)  (instrumental)
Are You Satisfied? - Rusty Draper   (#11)
Ask Me - Nat "King" Cole   (#18)
Auctioneer - Leroy Van Dyke   (#19)
The Autumn Waltz - Tony Bennett   (#18)
Baby Doll - Andy Williams   (#33)
Band of Gold - Don Cherry   (#4)
Band of Gold - Kit CArson   (#11)
Be-Bop-A-Lula - Gene Vincent & His Blue Caps   (#7)
Blue Suede Shoes - Carl Perkins   (#2)
Bo Weevil - Teresa Brewer   (#17)
Born to Be With You - The Chordettes   (#5)
The Bus Stop Song (A Paper of Pins) - The Four Lads   (#17)
Can You Find It in Your Heart - Tony Bennett   (#16)
Canadian Sunset - Andy Williams   (#7)
A Casual Look - The Six Teens   (#25)
Canadian Sunset - Hugo Winterhalter   (#2)  (instrumental)
The Chain Gang - Bobby Scott   (#13)
Chains Of Love - Pat Boone   (#10)
The Church Bells May Ring - The Diamonds   (#14)
Cindy, Oh Cindy - The Tarriers (with Vince Martin)   (#9)
City of Angels - The Highlights   (#19)
Confidential - Sonny Knight   (#17)
Cry Baby - Bonnie Sisters   (#18)
Delilah Jones - The McGuire Sisters   (#37)
Don't Be Cruel - Elvis Presley   (#1)
Don't Go to Strangers - Vaughn Monroe   (#38)
Dungaree Doll - Eddie Fisher   (#7)
Eddie My Love - The Fontane Sisters   (#11)
Eloise - Kay Thompson   (#39)
English Muffins and Irish Stew - Sylvia Syms   (#21)
Ev'ry Day of My Life - The McGuire Sisters   (#37)
Fabulous Character - Sarah Vaughan   (#19)
Fever - Little Willie John   (#24)
Flowers Mean Forgiveness - Frank Sinatra   (#21)
The Flying Saucer (Parts 1 & 2) - Buchanan & Goodman   (#3)
The Fool - Sanford Clark   (#7)
Forever Darling - The Ames Brothers   (#35)
Free - Tommy Leonetti   (#23)
Friendly Persuasion (Thee I Love) - Pat Boone   (#5)
From the Candy Store on the Corner to the Chapel on the Hill - Tony Bennett   (#11)
Garden of Eden - Joe Valino   (#12)
Gee Whittakers! - Pat Boone   (#19)
Ghost Town - Don Cherry   (#22)
Give Us This Day - Joni James   (#30)
Glendora - Perry Como   (#8)
Go on with the Wedding - Patti Page   (#11)
Gonna Get Along Without Ya Now - Patience & Prudence   (#11)
Graduation Day - The Rover Boys   (#16)
The Great Pretender - The Platters   (#1)
Green Door - Jim Lowe   (#1)
Happiness Street - Georgia Gibbs   (#20)
The Happy Whistler - Don Robertson   (#6)  (instrumental)
Heartbreak Hotel - Elvis Presley   (#1)
Heaven on Earth - The Platters   (#39)
Hey! Jealous Lover - Frank Sinatra   (#3)
Honky Tonk (Parts 1 & 2) - Bill Doggett   (#2)  (instrumental)
Hot Diggity (Dog Ziggity Boom) - Perry Como   (#1)
A House with Love in It - The Four Lads   (#16)
(How Little It Matters) How Little We Know - Frank Sinatra   (#13)
I Almost Lost My Mind - Pat Boone   (#1)
I Can't Love You Enough - LaVern Baker   (#22)
I Could Have Danced All Night - Sylvia Syms   (#20)
I Dreamed - Betty Johnson   (#9)
I Feel Good - Shirley & Lee   (#38)
I Only Know I Love You - The Four Aces   (#22)
I Walk the Line - Johnny Cash & The Tennessee Two   (#17)
I Want You to Be My Girl - Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers   (#13)
I Want You, I Need You, I Love You - Elvis Presley   (#1)
I Was the One - Elvis Presley   (#19)
I Wouldn't Know Where To Begin - Eddy Arnold   (#22)
I'll Be Home - Pat Boone   (#4)
I'm in Love Again - Fats Domino   (#3)
In a Shanty in Old Shanty Town - Somethin' Smith & The Redheads   (#27)
In the Middle of the House - Vaughn Monroe   (#11)
In the Still Of the Night (I'll Remember) - The Five Satins   (#24)
Innamorata - Dean Martin   (#27)
It Isn't Right - The Platters   (#13)
It Only Hurts for a Little While - The Ames Brothers   (#11)
It's Almost Tomorrow - The Dream Weavers   (#7)
The Italian Theme - Cyril Stapleton & His Orchestra   (#25)  (instrumental)
Ivory Tower - Cathy Carr   (#2)
Juke Box Baby - Perry Como   (#10)
Just Walking in the Rain - Johnnie Ray   (#2)
Ka-Ding Dong - G-Clefs   (#24)
Ka-Ding-Dong - The Diamonds   (#35)
Ka-Ding-Dong - The Hilltoppers   (#38)
Kiss Me Another - Georgia Gibbs   (#30)
La Mer (Beyond the Sea) - Roger Williams   (#37)  (instrumental)
Lay Down Your Arms - The Chordettes   (#16)
Let the Good Times Roll - Shirley & Lee   (#20)
Lipstick and Candy and Rubbersole Shoes - Julius LaRosa   (#15)
Lisbon Antigua (in Old Lisbon) - Mitch Miller & His Orchestra   (#19)  (instrumental)
A Little Love Can Go a Long, Long Way - The Dream Weavers   (#33)
Long Tall Sally - Little Richard   (#6)
Love Me - Elvis Presley   (#2)
Love Me Tender - Elvis Presley   (#1)
Love, Love, Love - The Clovers   (#30)
Love, Love, Love - The Diamonds   (#30)
Lovely One - The Four Voices   (#20)
Lullaby of Birdland - Blue Stars   (#16)
(You've Got) The Magic Touch - The Platters   (#4)
Main Title from "Man with the Golden Arm" and "Molly-O" - Dick Jacobs and His Orchestra & Chorus   (#22)
Main Title from "The Man with the Golden Arm" - Elmer Bernstein & His Orchestra   (#16)  (instrumental)
Mama from the Train - Patti Page   (#11)
Mama, Teach Me to Dance - Eydie Gorme   (#34)
Mary's Boy Child - Harry Belafonte   (#12)
Memories Of You - Benny Goodman Trio with Rosemary Clooney   (#20)
Miracle of Love - Eileen Rodgers   (#18)
The Money Tree - Margaret Whiting   (#20)
Moonglow and Theme from "Picnic" - George Cates & His Orchestra   (#4)  (instrumental)
Moonglow and Theme from "Picnic" - Morris Stoloff & His Orchestra   (#1)  (instrumental)
Moonlight Gambler - Frankie Laine   (#3)
More - Perry Como   (#4)
Moritat (Theme from "The Three Penny Opera") - Richard Hayman & Jan August   (#11)  (instrumental)
Moritat (Theme from "The Three Penny Opera") - Dick Hyman Trio   (#8)  (instrumental)
Moritat (Theme from "The Three Penny Opera") - Lawrence Welk   (#17)  (instrumental)
Mostly Martha - The Crew-Cuts   (#31)
Mr. Wonderful - Sarah Vaughan   (#13)
Mutual Admiration Society - Teresa Brewer   (#21)
My Baby Left Me - Elvis Presley   (#31)
My Blue Heaven - Fats Domino   (#19)
My Little Angel - The Four Lads   (#22)
My Prayer - The Platters   (#1)
My Treasure - The Hilltoppers   (#31)
Never Turn Back - Al Hibbler   (#22)
Night Lights - Nat "King" Cole   (#11)
Ninety Nine Years (Dead or Alive) - Guy Mitchell   (#23)
No, Not Much - The Four Lads   (#2)
Oh, What a Night - The Dells   (#4)
The Old Philosopher - Eddie Lawrence   (#34)
On London Bridge - Jo Stafford   (#38)
On My Word of Honor - The Platters   (#20)
On the Street Where You Live - Vic Damone   (#4)
One in a Million - The Platters   (#20)
Out Of Sight, Out Of Mind - The Five Keys   (#23)
Petticoats of Portugal - Dick Jacobs & His Orchestra   (#16)
Picnic - The McGuire Sisters   (#13)
Poor Boy - Elvis Presley   (#24)
The Poor People of Paris - Russ Morgan & His Orchestra   (#19)  (instrumental)
The Poor People of Paris - Lawrence Welk   (#17)  (instrumental)
The Poor People of Paris (Jean's Song) - Les Baxter with His Chorus & Orchestra   (#1)  (instrumental)
Port Au Prince - Nelson Riddle & His Orchestra   (#20)  (instrumental)
Portuguese Washerwoman - Lou Busch & His Orchestra   (#19)  (instrumental)
Portuguese Washerwoman - Joe "Fingers" Carr (Lou Busch & His Orchestra)   (#19)
Priscilla - Eddie Cooley & The Dimples   (#20)
Que Sera, Sera (Whatever Will Be, Will Be) - Doris Day   (#2)
R-O-C-K - Bill Haley & His Comets   (#16)
Rip It Up - Little Richard   (#17)
Rock and Roll Waltz - Kay Starr   (#1)
Rock Island Line - Lonnie Donegan & His Skiffle Group   (#8)
Rock Right - Georgia Gibbs   (#36)
Rock-a-Bye Your Baby with a Dixie Melody - Jerry Lewis   (#10)
Roll Over Beethoven - Chuck Berry   (#29)
A Rose and a Baby Ruth - George Hamilton IV   (#6)
Ruby Baby - The Drifters   (#10)
Rudy's Rock - Bill Haley & His Comets   (#34)  (instrumental)
The Saints Rock 'N' Roll - Bill Haley & His Comets   (#18)
Second Fiddle - Kay Starr   (#40)
See Saw - The Moonglows   (#25)
See You Later, Alligator - Bill Haley & His Comets   (#6)
Seven Days - Dorothy Collins   (#17)
Seven Days - The Crew-Cuts   (#18)
Singing the Blues - Guy Mitchell   (#1)
Slippin' and Slidin' (Peepin' and a-Hidin') - Little Richard   (#33)
Soft Summer Breeze - The Diamonds   (#34)
Soft Summer Breeze - Eddie Heywood   (#11)  (instrumental)
Somebody Up There Likes Me - Perry Como   (#18)
Speedoo - The Cadillacs   (#17)
St. Therese of the Roses - Billy Ward and His Dominoes   (#13)
Standing on the Corner - The Four Lads   (#3)
Stranded In the Jungle - The Cadets   (#15)
A Sweet Old Fashioned Girl - Teresa Brewer   (#7)
A Tear Fell - Teresa Brewer   (#5)
That's All - "Tennessee" Ernie Ford   (#17)
That's All There Is to That - Nat "King" Cole & The Four Knights   (#16)
The Theme from "Song for a Summer Night" (Parts 1 & 2) - Mitch Miller & His Orchestra   (#8)  (instrumental)
Theme from "The Proud Ones" - Nelson Riddle & His Orchestra   (#39)  (instrumental)
A Theme From the Three Penny Opera (Mack the Knife) - Louis Armstrong & His All Stars   (#20)
Theme from "The Three Penny Opera" (Moritat) - Billy Vaughn & His Orchestra   (#37)  (instrumental)
Themes from "The Man with the Golden Arm" - Richard Maltby & His Orchestra   (#14)  (instrumental)
To the Ends of the Earth - Nat "King" Cole   (#25)
To You, My Love - Nick Noble   (#27)
Tonight You Belong To Me - Patience & Prudence   (#4)
Tonight You Belong to Me - Lawrence Welk with The Lennon Sisters & The Sparklers   (#15)
Too Close for Comfort - Eydie Gorme   (#39)
Too Young To Go Steady - Nat "King" Cole   (#21)
Tra La La - Georgia Gibbs   (#24)
Transfusion - Nervous Norvus   (#8)
Treasure of Love - Clyde McPhatter   (#16)
True Love - Bing Crosby & Grace Kelly   (#3)
True Love - Jane Morgan   (#15)
Tutti Frutti - Pat Boone   (#12)
Tutti Frutti - Little Richard   (#17)
Two Different Worlds - Don Rondo   (#11)
Walk Hand In Hand - Tony Martin   (#10)
The Wayward Wind - Gogi Grant   (#1)
Weary Blues - The McGuire Sisters and Lawrence Welk   (#32)
When My Blue Moon Turns to Gold Again - Elvis Presley   (#19)
When My Dreamboat Comes Home - Fats Domino   (#14)
When the White Lilacs Bloom Again - Billy Vaughn & His Orchestra   (#18)  (instrumental)
When the White Lilacs Bloom Again - Florian Zabach   (#40)  (instrumental)
When the White Lilacs Bloom Again - Helmut Zacharias & His Magic Violin   (#12)  (instrumental)
Why Do Fools Fall in Love? - Gale Storm   (#9)
Wild Cherry - Don Cherry   (#29)
You Can't Run Away from It - The Four Aces featuring Al Alberts   (#20)
You Don't Know Me - Jerry Vale   (#14)
You'll Never Never Know - The Platters   (#11)