Number One Song This lists songs that hit number one on the charts in the US during 1947. If a song spent nonconsecutive weeks at number one, the number of weeks for each occurrence at the top is shown in parenthesis.
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December 22 1946 – February 8 1947 Sammy Kaye - The Old Lamp-Lighter 7
February 9 – 15 1947 Nat King Cole - (I Love You) For Sentimental Reasons 1
February 16 – 22 1947 Count Basie - Open The Door, Richard 1
February 23 – March 8 1947 Freddy Martin - Managua, Nicaragua 2
March 9 – May 31 1947 Ted Weems - Heartaches 12
June 1 – 14 1947 Art Lund - Mam'selle 2
June 15 – 21 1947 Harmonicats - Peg O' My Heart 4 (1)
June 22 – July 12 1947 Perry Como - Chi-Baba, Chi-Baba (My Baby Go To Sleep) 3
July 13 – August 2 1947 Harmonicats - Peg O' My Heart 4 (3)
August 3 – September 13 1947 Tex Williams - Smoke! Smoke! Smoke! (That Cigarette) 6
September 14 – December 6 1947 Francis Craig - Near You 12
December 7 1947 – February 14 1948 Vaughn Monroe - Ballerina 10
Source: Billboard Magazine

11 different songs hit number one in the US during 1947.

Top 5 Songs of 1947

Number One Song of 1947: Francis Craig - Near You
  1. Francis Craig - Near You
  2. The Harmonicats - Peg O' My Heart
  3. Ted Weems - Heartaches
  4. Ray Noble and Buddy Clark - Linda
  5. Tex Williams - Smoke, Smoke, Smoke That Cigarette
See the rest of the top 47 songs of 1947.