List of number-one country singles of 1956 (U.S.)

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These are the U.S. number-one country songs of 1956, per the Billboard Best Selling Retail Folk (Country & Western) Records charts.

Issue date Title Artist Source
January 7 Sixteen Tons Tennessee Ernie Ford [1]
January 14 [2]
January 21 [3]
January 28 [4]
February 4 [5]
February 11 [6]
February 18 [7]
February 25 I Forgot To Remember To Forget Elvis Presley [8]
March 3 [9]
March 10 Why Baby Why Webb Pierce and Red Sovine [10]
March 17 Heartbreak Hotel Elvis Presley [11]
March 24 [12]
March 31 [13]
April 7 [14]
April 14 [15]
April 21 [16]
April 28 [17]
May 5 [18]
May 12 [19]
May 19 [20]
May 26 [21]
June 2 [22]
June 9 [23]
June 16 [24]
June 23 [25]
June 30 [26]
July 7 [27]
July 14 I Want You, I Need You, I Love You Elvis Presley [28]
July 21 [29]
July 28 Crazy Arms Ray Price [30]
August 4 [31]
August 11 [32]
August 18 [33]
August 25 [34]
September 1 [35]
September 8 [36]
September 15 [37]
September 22 [38]
September 29 Don't Be Cruel Elvis Presley [39]
October 6 [40]
October 13 [41]
October 20 [42]
October 27 [43]
November 3 Crazy Arms Ray Price [44]
November 10 [45]
November 17 Singing The Blues Marty Robbins [46]
November 24 [47]
December 1 [48]
December 8 [49]
December 15 [50]
December 22 [51]
December 29 [52]

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References[edit]

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