US number one songs in 1949

What songs were number one in 1949? This is the full list of the US number one songs from the year 1949. There were a total of 11 US #1 tracks in the year 1949 starting with Buttons And Bows by Dinah Shore which went to #1 on 6th November, 1948 and remained at the top spot for 9 weeks.

The US song that was number one for the longest single run in 1949 was Ghost Riders In The Sky (A Cowboy Legend) by Vaughn Monroe which went to number one on 14th May, 1949 and stayed at the top slot for 11 weeks.

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