Number One Song This lists songs that hit number one on the charts in the US during 1949. 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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October 31 1948 – January 1 1949 Dinah Shore - Buttons And Bows 10 (9)
January 2 – 8 1949 Spike Jones - All I Want For Christmas (Is My Two Front Teeth) 1
January 9 – 15 1949 Dinah Shore - Buttons And Bows 10 (1)
January 16 – March 5 1949 Evelyn Knight - A Little Bird Told Me 7
March 6 – 19 1949 Blue Barron - Cruising Down The River 2
March 20 – May 7 1949 Russ Morgan - Cruising Down The River 7
May 8 – July 23 1949 Vaughn Monroe - (Ghost) Riders In The Sky: A Cowboy Legend 11
July 24 – August 27 1949 Perry Como - Some Enchanted Evening 5
August 28 – September 24 1949 Vic Damone - You're Breaking My Heart 4
September 25 – November 19 1949 Frankie Laine - That Lucky Old Sun 8
November 20 – December 31 1949 Frankie Laine - Mule Train 6
Source: Billboard Magazine

10 different songs hit number one in the US during 1949.

Top 5 Songs of 1949

Number One Song of 1949: Vaughn Monroe - Riders In The Sky
  1. Vaughn Monroe - Riders In The Sky
  2. Frankie Laine - That Lucky Old Sun
  3. Vic Damone - You're Breaking My Heart
  4. Perry Como - Some Enchanted Evening
  5. Jimmy Wakely and Margaret Whiting - Slipping Around
See the rest of the top 30 songs of 1949.