List of Billboard number-one singles of 1958

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This is a list of number-one songs in the United States during the year 1958 according to Billboard magazine. Prior to the creation of the Hot 100, Billboard published multiple singles charts each week. In 1958, the following three charts were produced:

  • Best Sellers in Stores – ranked the biggest selling singles in retail stores, as reported by merchants surveyed throughout the country.
  • Most Played by Jockeys – ranked the most played songs on United States radio stations, as reported by radio disc jockeys and radio stations.
  • Top 100 – an early version of the Hot 100, the first chart to feature a combined tabulation of sales, airplay and jukebox play.

Pre-Hot 100[edit]

NOTE: The Hot 100 Era officially began on Monday, August 4, 1958, which would be the week ending August 10 (issue date August 4). The Best Seller in Stores list issued through October 13.

Issue date Best Sellers in Stores Most Played by Jockeys Top 100
January 6 "At the Hop"
Danny & the Juniors
"April Love"
Pat Boone
"At the Hop"
Danny & the Juniors
January 13 "At the Hop"
Danny & the Juniors
"April Love"
Pat Boone
"At the Hop"
Danny & the Juniors
January 20 "At the Hop"
Danny & the Juniors
"April Love"
Pat Boone
"At the Hop"
Danny & the Juniors
January 27 "At the Hop"
Danny & the Juniors
"At the Hop"
Danny & the Juniors
"At the Hop"
Danny & the Juniors
February 3 "At the Hop"
Danny & the Juniors
"At the Hop"
Danny & the Juniors
"At the Hop"
Danny & the Juniors
February 10 "Don't"/
I Beg of You"
Elvis Presley
"At the Hop"
Danny & the Juniors
"At the Hop"
Danny & the Juniors
February 17 "Don't"/
"I Beg of You"
Elvis Presley
"Sugartime"
McGuire Sisters
"At the Hop"
Danny & the Juniors
February 24 "Don't"/
"I Beg of You"
Elvis Presley
"Sugartime"
McGuire Sisters
"Get a Job"
The Silhouettes
March 3 "Don't"/
"I Beg of You"
Elvis Presley
"Sugartime"
McGuire Sisters
"Get a Job"
The Silhouettes
March 10 "Don't"/
"I Beg of You"
Elvis Presley
"Sugartime"
McGuire Sisters
"Don't"
Elvis Presley
March 17 "Tequila"
The Champs
"Don't"
Elvis Presley
"Tequila"
The Champs
March 24 "Tequila"
The Champs
"Catch a Falling Star"
Perry Como
"Tequila"
The Champs
March 31 "Tequila"
The Champs
"Tequila"
The Champs
"Tequila"
The Champs
April 7 "Tequila"
The Champs
"Tequila"
The Champs
"Tequila"
The Champs
April 14 "Tequila"
The Champs
"He's Got the Whole World in His Hands"
Laurie London
"Tequila"
The Champs
April 21 "Twilight Time"
The Platters
"He's Got the Whole World in His Hands"
Laurie London
"Twilight Time"
The Platters
April 28 "Witch Doctor"
David Seville
"He's Got the Whole World in His Hands"
Laurie London
"Witch Doctor"
David Seville
May 5 "Witch Doctor"
David Seville
"He's Got the Whole World in His Hands"
Laurie London
"Witch Doctor"
David Seville
May 12 "All I Have to Do Is Dream"/
"Claudette"
Everly Brothers
"Twilight Time"
The Platters
"Witch Doctor"
David Seville
May 19 "All I Have To Do Is Dream"/
"Claudette"
Everly Brothers
"All I Have To Do Is Dream"
Everly Brothers
"All I Have To Do Is Dream"
Everly Brothers
May 26 "All I Have To Do Is Dream"/
"Claudette"
Everly Brothers
"All I Have To Do Is Dream"
Everly Brothers
"All I Have To Do Is Dream"
Everly Brothers
June 2 "All I Have To Do Is Dream"/
"Claudette"
Everly Brothers
"All I Have To Do Is Dream"
Everly Brothers
"All I Have To Do Is Dream"
Everly Brothers
June 9 "The Purple People Eater"
Sheb Wooley
"All I Have To Do Is Dream"
Everly Brothers
"The Purple People Eater"
Sheb Wooley
June 16 "The Purple People Eater"
Sheb Wooley
"All I Have To Do Is Dream"
Everly Brothers
"The Purple People Eater"
Sheb Wooley
June 23 "The Purple People Eater"
Sheb Wooley
"The Purple People Eater"
Sheb Wooley
"The Purple People Eater"
Sheb Wooley
June 30 "The Purple People Eater"
Sheb Wooley
"The Purple People Eater"
Sheb Wooley
"The Purple People Eater"
Sheb Wooley
July 7 "The Purple People Eater"
Sheb Wooley
"The Purple People Eater"
Sheb Wooley
"The Purple People Eater"
Sheb Wooley
July 14 "The Purple People Eater"
Sheb Wooley
"The Purple People Eater"
Sheb Wooley
"The Purple People Eater"
Sheb Wooley
July 21 "Hard Headed Woman"/
"Don't Ask Me Why"
Elvis Presley
"Hard Headed Woman"
Elvis Presley
"Yakety Yak"
The Coasters
July 28 "Hard Headed Woman"/
"Don't Ask Me Why"
Elvis Presley
"Patricia"
Perez Prado and His Orchestra
"Patricia"
Perez Prado & His Orchestra

Hot 100[edit]

Key
The yellow background indicates the #1 song on Billboard's 1958 Year-End Chart of Pop Singles.
Issue date Hot 100 Best Sellers in Stores
August 4 "Poor Little Fool"
Ricky Nelson
"Poor Little Fool"
Ricky Nelson
August 11 "Poor Little Fool"
Ricky Nelson
"Poor Little Fool"
Ricky Nelson
August 18 "Nel Blu Dipinto Di Blu (Volare)"
Domenico Modugno
"Nel Blu Dipinto Di Blu (Volare)"
Domenico Modugno
August 25 "Little Star"
The Elegants
"Bird Dog"
Everly Brothers
September 1 "Nel Blu Dipinto Di Blu (Volare)"
Domenico Modugno
"Nel Blu Dipinto Di Blu (Volare)"
Domenico Modugno
September 8 "Nel Blu Dipinto Di Blu (Volare)"
Domenico Modugno
"Nel Blu Dipinto Di Blu (Volare)"
Domenico Modugno
September 15 "Nel Blu Dipinto Di Blu (Volare)"
Domenico Modugno
"Nel Blu Dipinto Di Blu (Volare)"
Domenico Modugno
September 22 "Nel Blu Dipinto Di Blu (Volare)"
Domenico Modugno
"Nel Blu Dipinto Di Blu (Volare)"
Domenico Modugno
September 29 "It's All in the Game"
Tommy Edwards
"It's All in the Game"
Tommy Edwards
October 6 "It's All in the Game"
Tommy Edwards
"It's All in the Game"
Tommy Edwards
October 13 "It's All in the Game"
Tommy Edwards
"It's All in the Game"
Tommy Edwards
October 20 "It's All in the Game"
Tommy Edwards
-
October 27 "It's All in the Game"
Tommy Edwards
-
November 3 "It's All in the Game"
Tommy Edwards
-
November 10 "It's Only Make Believe"
Conway Twitty
-
November 17 "Tom Dooley"
The Kingston Trio
-
November 24 "It's Only Make Believe"
Conway Twitty
-
December 1 "To Know Him, Is to Love Him"
The Teddy Bears
-
December 8 "To Know Him, Is to Love Him"
The Teddy Bears
-
December 15 "To Know Him, Is to Love Him"
The Teddy Bears
-
December 22 "The Chipmunk Song"
The Chipmunks with David Seville
-
December 29 "The Chipmunk Song"
The Chipmunks with David Seville
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