List of number-one R&B singles of 1942 (U.S.)
This list of R&B No. 1 hits of 1942 in the United States is part of the List of No. 1 R&B hits (USA).
|Issue Date||Song||Artist||Weeks at No. 1|
|October 24||"Take It and Git"||Andy Kirk and His Clouds of Joy||1 week|
|October 31||"Mr. Five by Five"||Freddie Slack and His Orchestra||2 weeks*|
|November 7||"Trav'lin' Light"||Paul Whiteman and His Orchestra featuring Billie Holiday||3 weeks*|
|November 14||"Stormy Monday Blues"||Earl Hines and His Orchestra||1 week|
|November 28||"When the Lights Go on Again"||Lucky Millinder and His Orchestra||2 weeks*|
|December 19||"White Christmas"||Bing Crosby||3 weeks|
An asterisk (*) after a song title means that the song lost and then regained the number-one spot.