playlist

The Sound of 1955

Go back six decades and cosy up to the wireless to hear the year's most popular songs.

27 songs (1 hour and 18 minutes) curated by Amazon's Music Experts
1
Give Me Your Word
Tennessee Ernie Ford - Tennessee Ernie Ford The Greatest Hits & More
3:10
2
Stranger In Paradise (from "Kismet")
Tony Bennett - All Time Greatest Hits
3:04
3
Rose Marie
Slim Whitman - The Best Of Slim Whitman - 36 Country Classics
2:19
4
Unchained Melody
Al Hibbler - Unchained Melody: The Definitive Singles Collection
2:55
5
Learnin’ The Blues
Various artists - A Mess Of Blues - 75 Legendary Recordings
3:04
6
Cherry Pink and Apple Blossom White
Eddie Calvert - The Very Best of Eddie Calvert
2:22
7
Maybellene
Chuck Berry - The Best of Chuck Berry
3:21
8
Mystery Train
Elvis Presley - Best Of The Sun Sessions (Remastered)
2:31
9
Cry, Cry, Cry [Clean]
Johnny Cash - 100 Hits Legends - Johnny Cash [Clean]
2:28
10
Hernando's Hideaway
The Johnston Brothers - Hernando's Hideaway
2:29
11
Rock Around The Clock
Bill Haley & His Comets - Classics From The Attic - Rock N Roll
2:09
12
The Yellow Rose of Texas
Mitch Miller - Mitch Miller and the Gang with Chorus and Orchestra
3:02
13
Only You
The Platters - The Platters Greatest Hits
2:39
14
Mannish Boy
Muddy Waters - 50 Greatest Muddy Waters
2:56
15
I've Got A Woman (Remastered Version)
Ray Charles - Pure Genius: The Complete Atlantic Recordings 1952-1959
2:52
16
Ain't That A Shame
Fats Domino - The Collection
2:25
17
The Wallflower (Dance with Me Henry)
Etta James & Richard Berry - At Last: The Collection
3:07
18
Blue Star
Cyril Stapleton Orchestra, Julie Dawn - Diamond Jubilee - Party Hits
3:12
19
Let Me Go Lover [Clean]
Dean Martin - 100 Hits Legends - Dean Martin [Clean]
3:00
20
Ev'rywhere
David Whitfield - The Very Best Of (Deluxe Edition)
2:43
21
The Breeze and I
Caterina Valente - The Very Best Of
3:23
22
Cool Water
Frankie Laine, Paul Weston & His Orchestra & The Mellomen - Hits
2:49
23
A Blossom Fell
Nat King Cole - The Very Best of Nat King Cole
2:36
24
I Wonder
Dickie Valentine - The Ultimate Classic Crooners - 5CD
2:42
25
Earth Angel
The Penguins - Earth Angel - 1954-1960
2:57
26
Softly Softly
Ruby Murray - 101 - Softly Softly - The Essential Ruby Murray
2:29
27
Love Is a Many Splendored Thing (From "Love is a Many Splendored Thing)
The Four Aces - The Academy Awards Oscar Winning Songs from the Movies 1934 to 1962
3:01