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.