List of number-one R&B singles of 1949 (U.S.)

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This list of R&B #1 hits of 1949 in the United States is part of the List of #1 R&B hits (USA).

19 February "Boogie Chillen" John Lee Hooker 1 week
19 February "The Deacon's Hop" Big Jay McNeeley's Blue Jays 1 week
5 May "The Huckle-Buck" Paul Williams and His Hucklebuckers 14 weeks*
4 June "Trouble Blues" The Charles Brown Trio 15 weeks
20 August "Ain't Nobody's Business" (Parts 1 & 2) Jimmy Witherspoon 1 week
10 September "Roomin' House Boogie" Amos Milburn 2 weeks
17 September "All She Wants to Do Is Rock" Wynonie Harris 2 weeks*
17 September "Tell Me So" The Orioles 1 week
24 September "Baby Get Lost" Dinah Washington 2 weeks
8 October "Beans and Corn Bread" Louis Jordan and His Tympany Five 1 week
15 October "Saturday Night Fish Fry" Louis Jordan and His Tympany Five 12 weeks*
24 December "For You My Love" Larry Darnell 8 weeks*

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