List of number-one R&B singles of 1947 (U.S.)

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This list of R&B #1 hits of 1947 in the United States is part of the List of #1 R&B hits (USA).


Issue Date Song Artist Weeks at #1
17 January "Ain't Nobody Here but Us Chickens" Louis Jordan and His Tympany Five 17 weeks*
26 April "Texas and Pacific" Louis Jordan and His Tympany Five 2 weeks*
17 May "I Want to Be Loved" Savannah Churchill and the Sentimentalists 8 weeks*
24 May "Old Maid Boogie" Eddie Vinson and His Orchestra 2 weeks*
28 June "Jack You’re Dead" Louis Jordan and His Tympany Five 7 weeks*
30 August "Boogie Woogie Blue Plate" Louis Jordan and His Tympany Five 14 weeks*
22 November "Snatch and Grab It" Julia Lee and Her Boy Friends 12 weeks*

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