BB KING on why he never sang and played at the same time. “I always
had problems playing and singing simultaneously. I’ve got stupid fingers and funny ears. They never worked at the same time. Still don’t.”
1951 HOT CHART’S top two songs were Sixty Minute Man by the Dominoes and Teardrops From My Eyes by Ruth Brown. Top artists were: Percy Mayfield, Dominoes, Clovers, Charles Brown, Johnny Otis, Mel Walker, Amos Milburn, Lucky Millinder & Piano Red.