1955: Tennessee Ernie Ford - Give Me Your Word
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What was the best-selling single from the year you were born?
4. 1955: Tennessee Ernie Ford - Give Me Your Word
Seven weeks at the top for yodelling Ernie. Note: Bill Haley and His Comets' 'Rock Around the Clock' ended up becoming the decade's biggest seller, but not quite enough to top 1955 or 1956.