The Top 100 of 1953


1 GOLDEN TEARDROPS - FLAMINGOS (Chance)

2 MY SADDEST HOUR - FIVE KEYS (Aladdin)

3 SUNDAY KIND OF LOVE - HARPTONES (Bruce)

4 SECRET LOVE - MOONGLOWS (Chance)

5 I'LL NEVER TELL - HARPTONES (Bruce)

6 BABY IT'S YOU - SPANIELS (Vee-Jay)

7 I COVER THE WATERFRONT - ORIOLES (Jubilee)

8 CRYING IN THE CHAPEL - ORIOLES (Jubilee)

9 THESE FOOLISH THINGS - DOMINOES (Federal)

10 MY GIRL AWAITS ME - CASTELLES (Grand)

11 GEE - CROWS (Rama)

12 IF I CAN'T HAVE YOU - FLAMINGOS (Chance)

13 YOU'RE MINE - CRICKETS (MGM)

14 YOU COULD BE MY LOVE - FIVE CROWNS (Old Town)

15 HOW WOULD YOU KNOW - ROBINS (RCA Victor)

16 MONEY HONEY - DRIFTERS (Atlantic)

17 I'M LOST - MELLO-MOODS (Prestige)

18 YOU DID ME WRONG - BUCCANEERS (Rama)

19 THE BELLS RING OUT - SPANIELS (Vee-Jay)

20 THESE FOOLISH THINGS - 5 KEYS (Aladdin)

21 JUST A LONELY CHRISTMAS - MOONGLOWS (Chance)

22 THE BEATING OF MY HEART - CHARMERS (Central)

23 A THOUSAND STARS - RIVILEERS (Baton)

24 THAT'S MY DESIRE - FLAMINGOS (Chance)

25 MY GAL IS GONE - 5 BLUENOTES (Sabre)

26 IS IT A DREAM - VOCALEERS (Red Robin)

27 THE WAY I FEEL - DRIFTERS (Atlantic)

28 DON'T MENTION MY NAME - RAVENS (Mercury)

29 CALL ON ME - MELLO-MOODS (Prestige)

30 CHERRY - DIAMONDS (Atlantic)

31 ESTELLE - BELLTONES (Grand)

32 TWO LOVES HAVE I - DIAMONDS (Atlantic)

33 JUST WALKING IN THE RAIN - PRISONIIRES (Sun)

34 YOU SHOULD CARE FOR ME - FLAIRS (Flair)

35 BABY PLEASE - MOONGLOWS (Chance)

36 ROMANCE IN THE DARK - DIAMONDS (Atlantic)

37 HEARTBREAKER- CROWS (Rama)

38 WHITE CLIFFS OF DOVER - CHECKERS (King)

39 HERE GOES A FOOL - CLOVERS (Atlantic)

40 I'LL BE WAITING - SWALLOWS (King)

41 ANOTHER SOLDIER GONE - VIOLINAIRES (Drummond)

42 FOR YOU I HAVE EYES - CRICKETS (MGM)

43 LAUGH - SWALLOWS (King)

44 DEEP IN MY HEART - MUSKATEERS (Swingtime)

45 YOU ARE MY ONLY LOVE - CARDINALS (Atlantic)

46 I CAN'T BELIEVE - HORNETS (States)

47 AURELIA - PELICANS (Parrot)

48 I'LL LIVE AGAIN - DIAMONDS (Atlantic)

49 YES IT'S YOU - CLOVERS (Atlantic)

50 TILL THEN - ORIOLES (Jubilee)

51 I - VELVETS (Red Robin)

52 GOOD LOVING - CLOVERS (Atlantic)

53 I'LL CRY WHEN YOU'RE GONE - PLATTERS (Federal)

54 UNTIL THE REAL THING COMES ALONG-DOMINOES (Federal)

55 GHOST OF MY BABY - CHECKERS (King)

56 THE STARS WILL REMEMBER - BUCCANEERS (Rama)

57 I DIDN'T WANT TO DO IT - SPIDERS (Imperial)

58 THERE OUGHT TO BE A LAW - 5 KEYS (Federal)

59 DARLING I'M SORRY - AMBASSADORS (Timely)

60 LOVE BELLS - FIVE WILLOWS (PeeDee)

61 RUNAROUND - RAVENS (Mercury)

62 WITHOUT A SONG - RAVENS (Mercury)

63 BE TRUE - VOCALEERS (Red Robin)

64 HOW CAN YOU TREAT THIS WAY -MAGICTONES (King)

65 SWEETNESS - CASTELLES (Grand)

66 I KNOW - HOLLYWOOD FLAMES (Swingtime)

67 NADINE - CORONETS (Chance)

68 HOLD ME, THRILL ME, KISS ME - ORIOLES (Jubilee)

69 PLEASE TELL ME YOU'RE MINE - TWILIGHTERS (Marshall)

70 CHANGING PARTNERS - CRICKETS (Jay-Dee)

71 LOVIE DARLING - CARDINALS (Atlantic)

72 SURRENDER YOUR HEART - LOVENOTES (Imperial)

73 AT LAST - VELVETS (Red Robin)

74 OUR LOVE IS DYING - SWALLOWS (King)

75 MARIE - FOUR TUNES (Jubilee)

76 IT WOULD BE HEAVENLY - CORONETS (Chance)

77 DELORES - 5 WILLOWS (Allen)

78 DON'T LEAVE ME THIS WAY - DOMINOES (Federal)

79 PLEASE TELL IT TO ME - FOUR BELLS (Gem)

80 THE SHRINE OF ST. CECELIA - ROYALS (Federal)

81 YOU AIN'T READY - FLAMINGOS (Chance)

82 I WALK ALONE - VOCALEERS (Red Robin)

83 I'LL CRY NO MORE - CRICKETS (MGM)

84 DEAR RUTH - BUCCANEERS (Southern)

85 MY HEART'S THE BIGGEST FOOL - ROBINS (RCA Victor)

86 WHY OR WHY - BOBBY HALL & KINGS (Jax)

87 PARADISE HILL -EMBERS (Herald)

88 I LOVE YOU SO - CROWS (Rama)

89 STOP CRYING - FOUR FELLOWS (Tri Boro)

90 I HAD A LOVE - FLAIRS (Flair)

91 I'LL BEG - 5 EMERALDS (S-R-C)

92 YOU'RE THE ONE - SPIDERS (Imperial)

93 LAUNDROMAT BLUES - 5 ROYALES (Apollo)

94 MY DEAR, DEAREST DARLING - 5 WILLOWS (Allen)

95 PLEASE PLEASE FORGIVE ME -SERENADERS (De Luxe)

96 DON'T YOU THINK I OUGHT TO KNOW - ORIOLES (Jubilee)

97 TEARDROPS IN YOUR EYES - 5 KEYS (Aladdin)

98 NO ONE TO LOVE HE - SHA-WEEZ (Aladdin)

99 SEARCH MY HEART - RAMBLERS (Jax)

100 PLAN FOR LOVE - FLAMINGOS (Chance)

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