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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Date Artist - Title Weeks
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Dinah Shore - Buttons and Bows 10 (9)
Spike Jones - All I Want for Christmas (Is My Two Front Teeth) 1
Dinah Shore - Buttons and Bows 10 (1)
Evelyn Knight - A Little Bird Told Me 7
Blue Barron - Cruising Down the River 2
Russ Morgan - Cruising Down the River 7
Vaughn Monroe - (Ghost) Riders in the Sky: a Cowboy Legend 11
Perry Como - Some Enchanted Evening 5
Vic Damone - You're Breaking My Heart 4
Frankie Laine - That Lucky Old Sun 8
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.