Billboard, June 5, 1954

September 21, 2021 #2039

The weekly music trade magazine provides more evidence that the Big Band Era was a thing of the past and the vocalists were reigning supreme in 1954.


Oh my pa-pa
Eddie Fisher
Deep river
Bob Chester
Man with the banjo
Ames Brothers
Make love to me
Jo Stafford
Oh, baby mine
Four Knights
If you love me (really love me)
Kay Starr
Happy wanderer
Henri Rene
Young at heart
Frank Sinatra
Cross over the bridge
Patti Page
Three coins in the fountain
Four Aces
Little things mean a lot
Kitty Kallen
Perry Como
Answer me, my love
Nat King Cole
Hernando’s hideaway
Johnny Ray
Aye, aye, who’s the guy
Jose Ferrer/Rosemary Clooney
Swingin’ down the lane
Isham Jones