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Top number-one rhythm and blues hits (United States): 1943

Rank Topic Wikipedia views
Oct 21 2010
1 July 17: "You'll Never Know" — Dick Haymes (4 weeks) - DECCA 18556 147
2 March 6: "Don't Stop Now" — Bonnie Davis (5 weeks)* - SAVOY 102 8
3 May 29: "Don't Get Around Much Anymore (Never No Lament)" — Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra (3 weeks)* - VICTOR 26610 < 5

Top number-one rhythm and blues hits (United States): 1945

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Oct 21 2010
1 June 2: "Caldonia" — Louis Jordan and His Tympany Five (7 weeks) - DECCA 8670 131
2 July 14: "Who Threw the Whiskey in the Well" — Lucky Millinder and His Orchestra (8 weeks) - DECCA 18674 6

Top number-one rhythm and blues hits (United States): 1948

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Oct 21 2010
1 19 June: "Good Rockin' Tonight" — Wynonie Harris (1 week) - KING 4210 32

Top number-one rhythm and blues hits (United States): 1950

Rank Topic Wikipedia views
Oct 21 2010
1 4 March: "Double Crossing Blues" — Johnny Otis Quintette, the Robins, and Little Esther (9 weeks) - SAVOY 731 7
2 8 July: "Cupid Boogie" — Johnny Otis Orchestra, Little Esther, and Mel Walker (1 week) - SAVOY 750 < 5

Top number-one rhythm and blues hits (United States): 1951

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Oct 21 2010
1 9 June: "Rocket 88" — Jackie Brenston and his Delta Cats (5 weeks) - CHESS 1458 373
2 30 June: "Sixty Minute Man" — The Dominoes (14 weeks)* - FEDERAL 12022 96

Top number-one rhythm and blues hits (United States): 1952

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Oct 21 2010
1 July 12 "Lawdy Miss Clawdy" — Lloyd Price (7 weeks)* - SPECIALTY 428 150
2 June 14 "Have Mercy Baby" — The Dominoes (10 weeks)* - FEDERAL 12068 28
3 March 15 "Night Train" — Jimmy Forrest (7 weeks) - UNITED 110 < 5

Top number-one rhythm and blues hits (United States): 1954

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Oct 21 2010
1 12 June: "Shake, Rattle and Roll" — Big Joe Turner (3 weeks) - ATLANTIC 1026 534
2 22 May: "Work With Me, Annie" — The Midnighters (7 weeks) - FEDERAL 12169 < 5

Top number-one rhythm and blues hits (United States): 1955

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Oct 21 2010
1 18 June: "Unchained Melody" — Al Hibbler (1 week) - DECCA 29441 1633
2 7 May: "I Got a Woman" — Ray Charles (1 week) - ATLANTIC 1050 347
3 11 June: "Ain't That a Shame" — Fats Domino (1 week) - IMPERIAL 5348 264
4 25 June: "Bo Diddley" — Bo Diddley (2 weeks)* - CHECKER 814 187
5 9 April: "The Wallflower" — Etta James (4 weeks)* - MODERN 947 64

Top number-one rhythm and blues hits (United States): 1956

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Oct 21 2010
1 14 April: Long Tall Sally - Little Richard (8 Weeks) - SPECIALTY 572 498
2 17 March: Why Do Fools Fall in Love - Frankie Lymon And The Teenagers (5 Weeks) - GEE 10020 294
3 21 July: Fever - Little Willie John (5 Weeks) - KING 4935 287
4 24 March: Drown in My Own Tears - Ray Charles (2 Weeks) - ATLANTIC 1085 35

Top number-one rhythm and blues hits (United States): 1957

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Oct 21 2010
1 10/21 Jailhouse Rock - Elvis Presley (5 Weeks) - RCA VICTOR 47-7035 613
2 4/29 All Shook Up - Elvis Presley (4 Weeks) - RCA VICTOR 20-6870 346
3 3/16 Love Is Strange - Mickey and Sylvia (2 Weeks) - GROOVE 0175 199
4 10/28 Wake Up Little Susie - The Everly Brothers (1 Week) - CADENCE 1337 182
5 11/25 You Send Me - Sam Cooke (6 Weeks) - KEEN 34013 171
6 9/23 Diana - Paul Anka (2 Weeks) - ABC/PARAMOUNT 9831 157
7 6/3 Young Blood - The Coasters (1 Week) - ATCO 6087 155
8 4/27 Lucille - Little Richard (2 Weeks) - SPECIALTY 598 130
9 3/9 Jim Dandy - LaVern Baker (1 Week) - ATLANTIC 1116 92
10 1/5 Since I Met You Baby - Ivory Joe Hunter (3 Weeks) - ATLANTIC 1111 65
11 10/7 Honeycomb - Jimmie Rodgers (2 Weeks) - ROULETTE 4015 45
12 1/26 Blue Monday - Fats Domino (8 Weeks)* - IMPERIAL 5417 36
13 6/10 Searchin' - The Coasters (12 Weeks) - ATCO 6087 13
14 9/2 (Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear - Elvis Presley (1 Week) - RCA VICTOR 47-7000 < 5
15 9/9 Whole Lot Of Shakin' Going On - Jerry Lee Lewis (2 Weeks) - SUN 267 < 5
16 6/17 C.C. Rider - Chuck Willis (2 Weeks)* - ATLANTIC 1130 < 5
17 4/29 School Day - Chuck Berry (5 Weeks)* - CHESS 1653 < 5

Top number-one rhythm and blues hits (United States): 1958

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Oct 21 2010
1 3/31 Tequila - The Champs (4 Weeks) - CHALLENGE 1016 534
2 5/19 All I Have to Do Is Dream - The Everly Brothers (5 Weeks) - CADENCE 1348 422
3 6/23 Yakety Yak - The Coasters (7 Weeks) - ATCO 6116 348
4 1/6 At the Hop - Danny & the Juniors (5 Weeks) - ABC/PARAMOUNT 9871 189
5 9/29 It's All in the Game - Tommy Edwards (3 Weeks) - M-G-M 12688 182
6 3/10 Sweet Little Sixteen - Chuck Berry (3 Weeks) - CHESS 1683 168
7 8/4 Splish Splash - Bobby Darin (2 Weeks) - ATCO 6617 112
8 4/28 Twilight Time - The Platters (3 Weeks) - MERCURY 71289 83
9 8/11 Patricia - Perez Prado And His Orchestra (2 Weeks) - RCA VICTOR 47-7245 66
10 12/15 Lonely Teardrops - Jackie Wilson (7 Weeks) - BRUNSWICK 55105 65
11 2/3 Get a Job - The Silhouettes (6 Weeks) - EMBER 1029 49
12 12/8 A Lover's Question - Clyde McPhatter (1 Week) - ATLANTIC 1199 36
13 9/1 When - The Kalin Twins (1 Week) - DECCA 30642 32
14 9/1 Little Star - The Elegants (4 Weeks) - APT 25005 32
15 10/27 Topsy Part 2 - Cozy Cole (6 Weeks) - LOVE 50034 29
16 5/26 Witch Doctor - David Seville (1 Week) - LIBERTY 55132 6
17 10/6 Rock-In Robin - Bobby Day (3 Weeks) - CLASS 229 < 5
18 1/6 Raunchy - Ernie Freeman (2 Weeks) - IMPERIAL 5474 < 5

Top number-one rhythm and blues hits (United States): 1959

Rank Topic Wikipedia views
Oct 21 2010
1 10/12 Sea of Love - Phil Phillips (1 Week) - MERCURY 71465 750
2 2/9 Stagger Lee - Lloyd Price (4 Weeks) - ABC/PARAMOUNT 9927 485
3 7/27 There Goes My Baby - The Drifters (1 Week) - ATLANTIC 2025 202
4 5/11 Kansas City - Wilbert Harrison (7 Weeks) - FURY 1023 163
5 10/5 Poison Ivy - The Coasters (4 Weeks)* - ATCO 6146 140
6 2/2 Try Me - James Brown (1 Week) - FEDERAL 12337 70
7 3/9 It's Just a Matter of Time - Brook Benton (9 Weeks) - MERCURY 71394 66
8 11/23 Don't You Know? - Della Reese (2 Weeks) - RCA VICTOR 47-7591 47
9 8/3 What'd I Say (Part 1) - Ray Charles (1 Week) - ATLANTIC 2031 < 5

Top number-one rhythm and blues hits (United States): 2000-2009

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Oct 21 2010
1 5. 50 Cent & T-Pain- 22 weeks 37614
2 2. Jay-Z & Alicia Keys- 7 36001
3 1. Usher (entertainer)- 8 25956
4 7. Mariah Carey & Keyshia Cole- 19 Weeks 21293
5 4. Nelly, Mariah Carey, 50 Cent & Missy Elliott- 4 21022
6 1. Alicia Keys- 41 weeks 13834
7 5. Jamie Foxx, Keyshia Cole, Ludacris, Pharrell, T.I., R. Kelly, Lil' Wayne, Jagged Edge, Ciara, Kanye West & Bow Wow- 3 10144
8 9. Mary J. Blige & Missy Elliott- 17 weeks 7247
9 10. Yung Joc- 16 weeks 1861
10 3. Beyoncé- 5 5
11 2. Usher- 34 weeks < 5
12 8. Ashanti (singer)- 18 Weeks < 5

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