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Popular Songs of the 1950s

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Songs of the 1950s

Songs of the 1950s

The National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences sponsored the first "Grammy Award" ceremony in the 50s with singers such as Perry Como and Ella Fitzgerald, two of the first recipients of the Grammy Award. The 50s was also the decade of "Rock-n-Roll," with performers such as Chuck Berry, Bo Diddley, Ritchie Valens, Fats Domino, Buddy Holly, Little Richard, and James Brown, teenagers everywhere were dancing to the music. The biggest star to emerge in the 50s and to make Rock-n-Roll mainstream was Elvis Presley. He dominated the 1950s with his suggestive dance moves and songs.

Do you remember your favorite songs of the 1950s? Here are some of the most popular songs from that decade, in alphabetical order.

Popular Songs of the 1950s 

A Thousand Miles Away - Heartbeats
Ain't It A Shame - Fats Domino
All I Have To Do Is Dream - Everly Brothers
All Shook Up - Elvis Presley
Around And Around - Chuck Berry
At My Front Door - El Dorados
At The Hop - Danny & the Juniors
Baby Let's Play House - Elvis Presley with Scott and Bill
Be-Bop-A-Lula - Gene Vincent & the Bluecaps
Blue Monday - Fats Domino
Blue Suede Shoes - Carl Perkins
Blue Suede Shoes - Elvis Presley
Blueberry Hill - Fats Domino
Bo Diddley - Bo Diddley
Book Of Love - Monotones
Breathless - Jerry Lee Lewis
Brown-Eyed Handsome Man - Chuck Berry
Bye Bye Love - Everly Brothers
C.C. Rider - Chuck Willis
Carol - Chuck Berry
Chantilly Lace - Big Bopper
C'mon Everybody - Eddie Cochran
Come Go With Me - Del-Vikings
Crying In The Chapel - Sonny Til & the Orioles
Dizzy Miss Lizzy - Larry Williams
Do You Want To Dance - Bobby Freeman
Don't Be Cruel - Elvis Presley
Don't You Just Know It - Huey "Piano" Smith & the Clowns
Drown In My Own Tears - Ray Charles
Earth Angel - Penguins
Fever - Little Willie John
Folsom Prison Blues - Johnny Cash and the Tennessee Two
For Your Precious Love - Jerry Butler & the Impressions
Gee - Crows
Get A Job - Silhouettes
Good Golly Miss Molly - Little Richard
Goodnite, Sweetheart, Goodnite - Spaniels
Great Balls Of Fire - Jerry Lee Lewis
Handy Man - Jimmy Jones
Hang Up My Rock And Roll Shoes - Chuck Willis
Have Mercy Baby - Dominoes
Heartbreak Hotel - Elvis Presley
Honey Don't - Carl Perkins
Honey Hush - Joe Turner
Honky Tonk - Bill Doggett
Hound Dog - Elvis Presley
I Only Have Eyes For You - Flamingos
I Put A Spell On You - Screamin' Jay Hawkins
I Walk The Line - Johnny Cash and the Tennessee Two
I'm A Man - Bo Diddley
I'm In Love Again - Fats Domino
I'm Walkin' - Fats Domino
In The Still Of The Nite - Five Satins
It's Only Make Believe - Conway Twitty
I've Got A Woman - Ray Charles
Jailhouse Rock - Elvis Presley
Jambalaya (On The Bayou) - Hank Williams
Jim Dandy - Lavern Baker
Johnny B. Goode - Chuck Berry
Kansas City - Wilbert Harrison
Keep A 'Knockin' - Little Richard
La Bamba - Ritchie Valens
Lawdy Miss Clawdy - Lloyd Price
Let The Good Times Roll - Shirley & Lee
Little Bitty Pretty One - Thurston Harris
Little Darlin' - Diamonds
Little Girl Of Mine - Cleftones
Lonely Teardrops - Jackie Wilson
Long Tall Sally - Little Richard
Love Is Strange - Mickey & Sylvia
Love Potion No. 9 - Clovers
Lucille - Little Richard
Mack The Knife - Bobby Darin
Matchbox - Carl Perkins
Maybe Baby - Buddy Holly & the Crickets
Maybellene - Chuck Berry
Money - Barrett Strong
Money Honey - Drifters featuring Clyde McPhatter
My Babe - Little Walter
My Prayer - Platters
Mystery Train - Elvis Presley with Scotty and Bill
Not Fade Away - Buddy Holly & the Crickets
Oh Boy! - Buddy Holly & the Crickets
Oh What A Nite - Dells
One Mint Julep - Clovers
One Night - Elvis Presley
Only You - Platters
Peggy Sue - Buddy Holly
Please, Please, Please - James Brown & the Famous Flames
Pledging My Love - Johnny Ace
Poison Ivy - Coasters
Rave On - Buddy Holly
Ready Teddy - Little Richard
Rebel Rouser - Duane Eddy
Reelin And Rocking - Chuck Berry
Rip It Up - Little Richard
Rock And Roll Music - Chuck Berry
Rock Around The Clock - Bill Haley & His Comets
Rocket 88 - Jackie Brenston
Rock-in Robin - Bobby Day
Rocking Pneumonia & the Boogie Woogie Flu - Huey "Piano" Smith & the Clowns
Roll Over Beethoven - Chuck Berry
Rumble - Link Wray
School Day - Chuck Berry
Sea Cruise - Frankie Ford
Sea Of Love - Phil Phillips with the Twilights
Searchin' - Coasters
See You Later, Alligator - Bill Haley & His Comets
Send Me Some Lovin' - Little Richard
Shake A Hand - Faye Adams
Shake, Rattle And Roll - Bill Haley & His Comets
Shake, Rattle And Roll - Joe Turner
Sh-Boom - Chords
Shout - Isley Brothers
Since I Don't Have You - Skyliners
Sincerely - Moonglows
Sixteen Candles - Crests
Sixty Minute Man - Dominoes
Speedoo - Cadillacs
Stagger Lee - Lloyd Price
Story Untold - Nutmegs
Summertime Blues - Eddie Cochran
Susie Q - Dale Hawkins
Sweet Little Sixteen - Chuck Berry
Tear It Up - Johnny Burnette Trio
Tears On My Pillow - Little Anthony & the Imperials
Tequila - Champs
That'll Be The Day - Buddy Holly & the Crickets
That's All Right - Elvis Presley with Scotty and Bill
The Fat Man - Fats Domino
The Great Pretender - Platters
The Train Kept-A-Rollin - Johnny Burnette Trio
There Goes My Baby - Drifters
Tutti-Frutti - Little Richard
Tweedlee Dee - LaVern Baker
Unchained Melody - Al Hibbler
Wake Up Little Susie - Everly Brothers
What Am I Living For - Chuck Willis
What'd I Say - Ray Charles
White Christmas - Drifters featuring Clyde McPhatter
Who Do You Love - Bo Diddley
Whole Lot of Shakin' Going On - Jerry Lee Lewis
Why Do Fools Fall In Love - Frankie Lymon & the Teenagers
Willie And The Hand Jive - Johnny Otis Show
Work With Me Annie - Hank Ballard & the Midnighters
Yakety Yak - Coasters
You Send Me - Sam Cooke
Young Blood - Coasters
 Your Cheatin' Heart - Hank Williams
You're So Fine – Falcons

 

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