Number Ones The s Return to Home Page. Other Decades s s s s s s s s s s s s s Sheet Music Record Sales -now. They had only two other hits before this No 1. Harley went solo in but never made the big time. He spoke his way through this song by David Gates from Bread. Best-selling single of
US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending January 6, 1979
Your Birthday UK Number 1s 1964
Criteria: Songs listed are from Rock 'n' Roll and related sub-genres. Rankings are based on initial and lasting popularity and on acclaim received from critics and musicians. Edited By: Brian. Last Updated: Click links below for Top lists. Layla - Derek and the Dominos 2.
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Subscriber Account active since. For songs prior to , before the year-end list existed, we looked at the singles that stayed at No. Frank Sinatra performed vocals for the song along with the Pied Pipers. The song spent a dozen weeks at No. You can listen to the song here. Glenn Miller's "Chattanooga Choo Choo" was a close second. It spent nine weeks at No. You can listen to "Amapola" here. Crosby's version of the Irving Berlin song holds the record for being the best-selling single ever since According to Guinness World Records, it has sold an estimated 50 million copies.
Select the year you want, followed by the month within that year on the next page then you will be able to see which songs were number one for each day of that month in the various countries covered. The data shown represents all the information we currently have available, if you want number ones from before , or for different countries we recommend that you follow the source data links yourself. The issues with defining which charts to use, which entries fall into each chart and how to treat double-A side records made us feel that listing number ones was not a worthwhile effort, however the number of users who request such data has convinced us to offer this set of pages. We quite often get requests to find out which song was number one on a particular day. There are a number of obvious comments:. Given the range of countries that we have gathered information for we can answer some questions about number ones.