Top Songs of 1953


Rank All Time Rank Artist Song
1
616
Willie Mae "Big Mama" Thornton Hound Dog
2
1001
Hank Williams Your Cheatin' Heart
3
1363
Clyde McPhatter & The Drifters Money Honey
4
1633
The Orioles Crying in the Chapel
5
1899
Ruth Brown Mama, He Treats Your Daughter Mean
6
2754
The Crows Gee
7
2766
Little Junior's Blue Flames Mystery Train
8
2787
Guitar Slim The Things That I Used to Do
9
3237
Professor Longhair and His Blues Scholars Tipitina
10
3378
Dean Martin That's Amore
11
5084
The Harptones A Sunday Kind of Love
12
5629
Webb Pierce There Stands the Glass
13
5729
Doris Day Secret Love
14
6030
Hank Williams Ramblin' Man
15
6057
LaVern Baker Soul on Fire
16
6392
The Prisonaires Just Walkin' in the Rain
17
6414
Faye Adams Shake a Hand
18
6839
Les Paul & Mary Ford Vaya Con Dios (May God Be with You)
19
7279
Frank Sinatra I've Got the World on a String
20
8596
Georges Brassens Il n'y a pas d'amour heureux
21
9184
Amos Milburn and His Aladdin Chickenshackers One Scotch, One Bourbon, One Beer
22
9433
Tony Bennett Stranger in Paradise
23
9976
Gerry Mulligan Quartet feat. Chet Baker My Funny Valentine

Songs "bubbling under" the all-time top 10,000:
Gerry Mulligan with Chet Baker Walking Shoes
B.B. King Please Love Me
Percy Faith & His Orchestra The Song From Moulin Rouge (Where Is Your Heart)
Big Joe Turner Honey Hush
Rufus Thomas Bear Cat
Chabuca Granda La flor de la canela
Georges Brassens J'ai rendez-vous avec vous
Marilyn Monroe Diamonds Are a Girl's Best Friend
Bill Haley and His Comets Crazy Man Crazy
Patti Page The Doggie in the Window
Nat King Cole Pretend
Eddie Fisher I'm Walking Behind You
Frankie Laine I Believe
Joni James Have You Heard
Tony Bennett Rags to Riches
Sonny Boy Williamson (II) Nine Below Zero
Charlie Parker/The Quintet Salt Peanuts
Dave Brubeck & Paul Desmond You Go to My Head
J. J. Johnson Turnpike
The Dixie Hummingbirds Let's Go Out to the Programs
Charlie Parker Confirmation
Horace Silver Safari
The Treniers Rockin' Is Our Business
Thelonious Monk Monk's Dream
Junior Parker Feelin' Good
Big Joe Turner TV Mama
Willie Mabon I'm Mad
Stan Kenton 23 Degrees North, 82 Degrees West
Amos Milburn Let's Have a Party