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singles released or popular in 1956

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#1 “The Train Kept A Rollin’” by Johnny Burnette and the Rock ’N’ Roll Trio (with 19578 votes)

#2 “Blue Suede Shoes” by Carl Perkins (with 18086 votes)

#3 “Hound Dog” by Elvis Presley (with 11145 votes)

#4 “Don’t Be Cruel” by Elvis Presley (with 9344 votes)

#5 “Long Tall Sally” by Little Richard (with 8784 votes)

#6 “Love Me Tender” by Elvis Presley (with 8566 votes)

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1955 1957

albums released in February 1956

album artist genre U.S. charts
British charts
label
Four Freshmen and Five Trombones Four Freshmen jazz 6
6
Capitol

albums released in Spring 1956

album artist genre U.S. charts
British charts
label
Sings the Cole Porter Songbook Ella Fitzgerald jazz 15
none
Verve

albums released in June 1956

album artist genre U.S. charts
British charts
label
Songs For Swingin’ Lovers Frank Sinatra jazz 2
8
Capitol

albums released in Autumn 1956

album artist genre U.S. charts
British charts
label
Johnny Burnette and the Rock ’n’ Roll Trio Johnny Burnette and the Rock ’n’ Roll Trio rock none Coral

albums released in 1956

album artist genre U.S. charts
British charts
label
Sings the Rodgers and Hart Songbook Ella Fitzgerald jazz   Verve
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