Billboard Top 100 Hits From 1955

1955 is widely recognized as the beginning of the "rock and roll era".  Bill Haley & His Comets, Elvis Presley, Chuck Berry and Little Richard all skyrocketed in popularity, and rock music began to be used in film sountracks.

  1. Tutti-Frutti , Little Richard
  2. Maybellene, Chuck Berry
  3. Bo Diddley, Bo Diddley
  4. Why Do Fools Fall In Love, Teenagers
  5. The Great Pretender, Platters
  6. Ain't It A Shame, Fats Domino
  7. Folsom Prison Blues, Johnny Cash and the Tennessee Two
  8. Speedoo, Cadillacs
  9. Story Untold, Nutmegs
  10. My Babe, Little Walter
  11. At My Front Door, El Dorados
  12. Only You, Platters
  13. Baby Let's Play House, Elvis Presley with Scotty and Bill
  14. Mystery Train, Elvis Presley with Scotty and Bill
  15. I'm A Man, Bo Diddley
  16. Unchained Melody, Al Hibbler / Roy Hamilton
  17. See You Later, Alligator, Bill Haley & His Comets
  18. When You Dance, Turbans
  19. The Wallflower, Etta James
  20. Flip, Flop And Fly, Joe Turner
  21. I Forgot To Remember To Forget, Elvis Presley with Scotty and Bill
  22. Manish Boy, Muddy Waters
  23. Life Is But A Dream, Harptones
  24. I Hear You Knocking, Smiley Lewis
  25. Feel So Good, Shirley & Lee
  26. What'cha Gonna Do, Drifters featuring Clyde McPhatter
  27. Smokey Joe's Cafe, Robins
  28. Need Your Love So Bad, Little Willie John
  29. A Fool For You, Ray Charles
  30. All By Myself, Fats Domino
  31. Close Your Eyes, Five Keys
  32. Heaven And Paradise, Don Julian & the Meadowlarks
  33. Blue Velvet, Clovers
  34. Don't Start Me Talkin', Sonny Boy Williamson
  35. Nite Owl, Tony Allen & the Champs
  36. Diddley Daddy, Bo Diddley
  37. Why Don't You Write Me, Jacks / Feathers
  38. All Around The World, Little Willie John
  39. This Little Girl Of Mine, Ray Charles
  40. Seventeen, Boyd Bennett & His Rockets
  41. Who Will Be Next, Howlin' Wolf
  42. Witchcraft, Spiders
  43. Greenbacks, Ray Charles
  44. Eddie My Love, Teen Queens
  45. Lily Maebelle, Valentines
  46. You Baby You, Cleftones
  47. Sixteen Tons, Tennessee Ernie Ford
  48. Thirty Days, Chuck Berry
  49. Don't Be Angry, Nappy Brown
  50. Steamboat, Drifters
  51. The Door Is Still Open, Cardinals
  52. Mary Lou, Young Jessie
  53. Bring It To Jerome, Bo Diddley
  54. Crazy For You, Heartbeats
  55. Most Of All, Moonglows
  56. Adorable, Drifters / Colts
  57. Come Back My Love, Wrens / Cardinals
  58. Morning, Noon And Night, Joe Turner
  59. WPLJ, Four Deuces
  60. Lonely Nights, Hearts
  61. This Is My Story, Gene & Eunice
  62. Memories Are Made Of This, Dean Martin
  63. I Wish You Would, Billy Boy
  64. April In Paris, Count Basie
  65. Pretty Thing, Bo Diddley
  66. Hand Clappin', Red Prysock
  67. I'll Be Forever Loving You, El Dorados
  68. Later Alligator, Bobby Charles
  69. Those Lonely, Lonely Nights, Earl King / Johnny "Guitar" Watson
  70. Chop Chop Boom, Danderliers
  71. Wee Wee Hours, Chuck Berry
  72. Rock-A-Beatin' Boogie, Bill Haley & His Comets
  73. Hide And Seek, Joe Turner
  74. Seventh Son, Willie Mabon
  75. The Verdict, Five Keys
  76. Soldier Boy, Four Fellows
  77. The Way You Dog Me Around, Diablos
  78. Good Rockin' Daddy, Etta James
  79. As Long As I'm Moving, Ruth Brown
  80. Nip Sip, Clovers
  81. So Doggone Lonesome, Johnny Cash and the Tennessee Two
  82. Rollin' Stone, Marigolds
  83. Johnny Has Gone, Varetta Dillard
  84. Poor Me, Fats Domino
  85. Anymore, Johnny Ace
  86. In My Diary, Moonglows
  87. You Painted Pictures, Spaniels
  88. That's Your Mistake, Charms
  89. Mardi Gras Mambo, Hawkettes
  90. I'm Left, You're Right, She's Gone, Elvis Presley with Scotty and Bill
  91. Whadaya Want, Robins
  92. Hands Off, Jay McShann (Priscilla Bowman)
  93. Green Eyes, Ravens
  94. Hey Bartender, Floyd Dixon
  95. Cry, Cry, Cry, Johnny Cash and the Tennessee Two
  96. The Chicken And The Hawk, Joe Turner
  97. Bop-Ting-A-Ling, LaVern Baker
  98. It's Love Baby (24 Hours A Day), Louis Brooks & Hi-Toppers / Midnighters / Ruth Brown
  99. The House Of Blue Lights, Chuck Miller
  100. Everyday, Count Basie (Joe Williams)


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