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BOOMERNET Top 40, 1955-1959

The earliest baby boomers became aware of popular music in the mid-1950s, at the dawn of the rock ‘n’ roll era. They heard the first great rock hits and the artists who would influence generations of rock stars to come. It was time to rock around the clock!

  1. Bill Haley & His Comets – Rock Around The Clock (1955)
  2. Elvis Presley – Don’t Be Cruel / Hound Dog (1956)
  3. Buddy Holly & The Crickets – That’ll Be The Day (1957)
  4. Chuck Berry – Johnny B. Goode (1958)
  5. Jerry Lee Lewis – Great Balls Of Fire (1958)
  6. Elvis Presley – Heartbreak Hotel (Live, 1956)
  7. Little Richard – Good Golly Miss Molly (Live, 1958)
  8. Fats Domino – Blueberry Hill (1956)
  9. Elvis Presley – All Shook Up (1957)
  10. Danny & The Juniors – At the Hop (1958)
  11. Chuck Berry – Sweet Little Sixteen (1958)
  12. The Coasters – Charlie Brown (1959)
  13. Elvis Presley – Jailhouse Rock (1957)
  14. Bill Haley & His Comets – See You Later, Alligator (1956)
  15. Everly Brothers – Wake Up, Little Susie (1957)
  16. Buddy Holly – Peggy Sue (Live, 1957)
  17. The Crests – Sixteen Candles (1959)
  18. Jerry Lee Lewis – Whole Lotta Shakin’ Going On (1957)
  19. Lloyd Price – Stagger Lee (1959)
  20. Chuck Berry – Maybellene (1955)
  21. Little Richard – Tutti Frutti (1956)
  22. Everly Brothers – Bye Bye Love (1957)
  23. Gene Vincent & His Blue Caps – Be-Bop-A-Lula (1956)
  24. Carl Perkins – Blue Suede Shoes (1956)
  25. The Coasters – Yakety Yak (1958)
  26. Elvis Presley – Love Me Tender (1956)
  27. Bobby Darin – Splish Splash (1958)
  28. Bo Diddley – Bo Diddley (1955)
  29. Fats Domino – Ain’t That A Shame (1955)
  30. Danny & The Juniors – Rock ‘n’ Roll Is Here To Stay (1958)
  31. Eddie Cochran – Summertime Blues (1958)
  32. Elvis Presley – (Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear (1957)
  33. The Platters – The Great Pretender (1955)
  34. The Diamonds – Little Darlin’ (1957)
  35. The Johnny Otis Show – Hand Jive (1958)
  36. The Silhouettes – Get A Job (1957)
  37. Wilbert Harrison – Kansas City (1959)
  38. Ritchie Valens – La Bamba (1959)
  39. Ray Charles – What’d I Say (Part 1) (1959)
  40. Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers – Why Do Fools Fall In Love? (1956)
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