List of number-one R&B singles of 1943 (U.S.)

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This list of R&B #1 hits of 1943 in the United States is part of the List of #1 R&B hits (USA).


Issue Date Song Artist Weeks at #1
January 16 "See See Rider Blues" Bea Booze 4 weeks*
January 23 "What's the Use of Getting Sober (When You Gonna Get Drunk Again)" Louis Jordan and His Tympany Five 1 week
January 30 "That Ain't Right" Nat King Cole Trio 1 week
February 13 "Apollo Jump" Lucky Millinder and His Orchestra 2 weeks
March 6 "Don't Stop Now" Bonnie Davis and the Bunny Banks Trio 5 weeks*
March 27 "Don't Get Around Much Anymore" The Ink Spots 2 weeks*
April 17 "I've Heard That Song Before" Harry James and His Orchestra 1 week
April 24 "I Can't Stand Losing You" The Ink Spots 7 weeks*
May 29 "Don't Get Around Much Anymore" ("Never No Lament") Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra 3 weeks*
July 17 "You'll Never Know" Dick Haymes 4 weeks
August 14 "Don't Cry Baby" Erskine Hawkins and His Orchestra 14 weeks*
September 25 "A Slip of the Lip (Can Sink a Ship)" Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra 1 week
October 2 "Sentimental Lady" Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra 1 week
November 20 "All for You" The Nat King Cole Trio 2 weeks*
December 18 "ShooShoo Baby" Ella Mae Morse 2 weeks*
December 25 "Sweet Slumber" Lucky Millinder and His Orchestra 1 week

An asterisk (*) after a song title means that the song lost and then regained the number-one spot.