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Decade - 1950s

What was the popular music in the 1950's?

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05/23/2011

In the 1950s Elvis had 13 songs that charted in the top 10:

http://boomers-fifties-pinups.com/elvis_presley_songs.html

Some other big hits in the 1950s:

1950: Autumn Leaves, Music! Music! Music!

A Bushel and a Peck 1951: Mockingbird Hill, Shrimp Boats 1952:Don't Let the Stars Get in Your Eyes,

I Saw Mommy Kissin Santa Claus, Your Cheatin Heart 1953: Secret Love, Hi-Lili Hi-Lo, I Love Paris

1954: Young at heart, Three Coins in a Fountain, Mambo Italiano, Papa Loves Mambo

1955: The Ballad of Davy Crockett, Dance with Me Henry, Love and Marriage, Love is a Many Splendored Thing 1956: ( see Elvis song list 1956 & 1957) 1957: April Love, A white Sport Coat and a Pink Carnation 1958:All I Have to do is Dream, Bird Dog, The Purple People Eater, Tom Dooley 1959:Everything's coming up Roses, Do-Re-Mi, the sound of Music, Kookie Kookie, I'm Just a Lonely Boy, Personality.