Top Songs of 1952


Rank All Time Rank Artist Song
1
1215
Lloyd Price Lawdy Miss Clawdy
2
1369
Kitty Wells It Wasn't God Who Made Honky Tonk Angels
3
1685
Gene Kelly Singin' in the Rain
4
2250
Hank Williams I'll Never Get Out of This World Alive
5
2661
Little Walter Juke
6
2907
Dinah Washington Mad About the Boy
7
3045
Hank Williams Jambalaya (On the Bayou)
8
3203
Hank Thompson and His Brazos Valley Boys The Wild Side of Life
9
3589
Jimmy Forrest Night Train
10
3781
Gerry Mulligan Bernie's Tune
11
4234
John Cage 4'33''
12
4373
Georges Brassens La Mauvaise réputation
13
4769
Georges Brassens Le gorille
14
5335
The Clovers One Mint Julep
15
6059
Jo Stafford You Belong to Me
16
7603
Stan Kenton City of Glass (Suite)
17
7616
Billy Ward & The Dominoes The Bells
18
7788
Kay Starr Wheel of Fortune
19
7909
Hank Williams You Win Again
20
8199
Thelonious Monk Straight No Chaser
21
8649
Little Walter Mean Old World
22
9111
Johnny Ace My Song
23
9332
Gerry Mulligan Line for Lyons
24
9507
Sidney Bechet & Claude Luter Petite Fleur
25
9784
King Pleasure Moody's Mood for Love

Songs "bubbling under" the all-time top 10,000:
Percy Faith & His Orchestra Delicado
Thelonious Monk Four in One
Eddie Boyd Five Long Years
The "5" Royales Baby, Don't Do It
Johnnie Ray Walkin' My Baby Back Home
Willie Mabon I Don't Know
Georgia Gibbs Kiss of Fire
Joni James Why Don't You Believe Me?
Patti Page I Went to Your Wedding
Perry Como Wanted
Teresa Brewer Till I Waltz Again with You
Rosemary Clooney Half As Much
Vera Lynn & Chorus Auf Wiederseh'n Sweetheart
Roy Rogers & Dale Evans Happy Trails
Rosemary Clooney Tenderly
The Dixie Hummingbirds I'll Live Again
Woody Guthrie John Henry
Luis Mariano Mexico
Stan Getz Stella by Starlight
The Dominoes Have Mercy, Baby
Billie Holiday Blue Moon
Annie Ross Twisted
Bill Monroe & His Blue Grass Boys In the Pines
Hank Williams Honky Tonk Blues
Jim & Jesse & The Virginia Boys Are You Missing Me
Thelonious Monk Criss-Cross
Hank Snow (Now and Then There's) A Fool Such As I
Rosco Gordon No More Doggin'
Fats Domino Goin' Home