Best Singles of 1954:

1. Bo Diddley Bo Diddley
2. Tennessee Ernie Ford Sixteen Tons
3. Fats Domino Ainít That a Shame
4. Elvis Presley Iím Left, Youíre Right, Sheís Gone
5. The Platters The Great Pretender
6. Chuck Berry Thirty Days
7. Chuck Berry The Downbound Train
8. Chuck Berry Maybellene
9. Billy Boy Arnold I Wish You Would
10. Little Willie John I Need Your Love so Bad
11. Elvis Presley Mystery Train
12. Johnny Cash Cry Cry Cry
13. The Robins Smokey Joeís Cafť
14. Elvis Presley Milkcow Blues Boogie
15. Ray Charles This Little Girl of Mine
16. Porter Wagoner Satisfied Mind
17. Hank Williams California Zephyr
18. Eddie Cochran Mr Fiddle
19. Clovers Blue Velvet
20. Frankie Lane Cool Water
21. Patsy Cline A Church, A Courtroom and then Goodbye
22. Tennessee Ernie Ford Sixteen Tons
23. Roy Orbison Trying to Get to You
24. Chuck Willis Itís Too Late
25. Micky & Sylvia No Good Lover
26. Little Richard Rip it Up
27. Bo Diddley Who Do You Love
28. Elvis Presley Money Honey
29. Buddy Holly Modern Don Juan
30. Elvis Presley Blue Suede Shoes
31. Johnny Burnette Tear it Up
32. Shirley & Lee Let the Good Times Roll
33. Eddie Cochran Skinny Jim
34. Buddy Holly Blue Days, Black Nights
35. Gene Vincent Blue Jean Bop
36. Roy Orbison Ooby Dooby
37. Wanda Jackson Hot Dog! That Made Him
38. Elvis Presley I Got a Woman
39. Elvis Presley Shake Rattle and Roll
40. Wanda Jackson Hot Dog! That Made Him
41. Brenda Lee Jambalaya
42. Chordettes Eddie My Love
43. Chordettes Born to Be With You
44. Johnny Burnette Oh Baby Babe
45. Elvis Presley Tutti Frutti
46. Elvis Presley Blue Moon
47. Billy Boy Arnold I Ainít Got You
48. Roy Orbison Rock House
49. Hank Williams Thy Burdens are Greater
50. Elvis Presley Iíll Never Let You Go
51. Little Joe Cook Peanuts
52. Bobby Day Little Bitty Pretty One
53. Elvis Presley Teddy Bear
54. Elvis Presley Paralyzed
55. Chuck Berry Oh Baby Doll
56. Johnny Burnette Drinking Wine Spo Dee O Dee
57. Brenda Lee Dynamite
58. Brenda Lee Rock a Bye Baby Blues
59. Johnny Burnette Eager Beaver Baby
60. Wanda Jackson Cool Love
61. Brenda Lee One Step at a Time
62. Roy Orbison Chicken Hearted
63. Petula Clark Alone
64. Pat Boone Love Letters in the Sand
65. Dorsey Burnette Bertha Lou
66. Micky & Sylvia There Oughta be a Law
67. Chordettes Just Between You and Me
68. Micky & Sylvia Love Will Make You Fail
69. Simon & Garfunkel Hey, School Girl
70. Simon & Garfunkel Hey, School Girl
71. Eddie Cochran Am I Blue
72. Roy Orbison Sweet and Easy to Love
73. Wanda Jackson Let Me Explain
74. Patsy Cline Today Tomorrow Forever
75. Rick Nelson A Teenagerís Romance
76. Rick Nelson Youíre My One and Only Love
77. Sam Cooke Loveable
78. Alma Cogan Whatever Lola Wants
79. Jackie DeShannon Ill Be True
80. Sam Cooke I Love You For Sentimental Reasons
81. Teddy Bears Oh Why
78. The Everly Brothers Till I Kissed You
79. Tommy Steele You Were Mine
80. Sam Cooke Only Sixteen
31. The Shadows Saturday Dance
32. The Lana Sisters Mister Dee-Jay
33. The Everly Brothers Poor Jenny
34. Platters Sixteen Tons
35. Brenda Lee Letís Jump the Broomstick
36. Neil Sedaka Oh Carol
37. Barrett Strong Money
38. Bobby Darin Dream Lover
39. Tommy Steele Tallahassee Lassie
40. Sam Cooke Only Sixteen
41. Roy Orbison Paper Boy
42. Eddie Cochran Hallelujah, I Love Her So
43. The Everly Brothers Let it Be Me
44. The Clovers Love Potion No.9
45. Johnny Burnette Settiní the Woods on Fire


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