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Written by Barry Kowal   
May 27, 2017 at 02:18 PM

No.-Song-Artist-Peak Month
  8 LET'S FALL IN LOVE-Eddy Duchin-March
  9 I SAW STARS-Freddy Martin & His Orchestra-September
 10 ONE NIGHT OF LOVE-Grace Moore-November
 11 Stars Fell On Alabama-Guy Lombardo-November
 12 The Old Spinning Wheel-Ray Noble & His Orchestra-January
 13 Stay As Sweet As You Are-Jimmie Grier-December
 14 All I Do Is Dream Of You-Jan Garber-July
 15 The Object Of My Affection-Jimmie Grier-December
 16 The Carioca-Enric Madriguera-April
 17 The Continental (You Kiss While You're Dancing)-Leo Reisman & His Orchestra-November
 18 Moon Glow-Benny Goodman & His Orchestra-July
 19 My Little Grass Shack In Kealakekua,Hawaii-Ted Fio Rito-March
 20 Wagon Whheels-Paul Whiteman & His Orchestra-April
 21 You're The Top-Peggy Healy,John Hauser,Paul Whiteman & His Orchestra-December
 22 Two Cigarettes In The Dark-George Bouler,Johnny Green & His Orchestra-October
 23 Carioca-Harry Sosnik & His Edhewater Beach Hotel Orchestra-February
 24 Little Man,You've Had A Busy Day-Emil Coleman & His Orchestra-July
 25 Good Night,Lovely Little Lady-Bing Crosby-May
 26 The Beat Of My Heart-Ben Pollack & His Orchesra-May
 27 You Oughta Be In Pictures-Little Jack Little-April
 28 Stars Fell On Alabama-Richard Himber & His Orchstra-November
 29 Moonglow-Duke Ellington & His Famous Orchestra-October
 30 Did You Ever See A Dream Walking?-Guy Lombardo & His Royal Canadians-January
 31 Riptide-Guy Lombardo & His Royal Canadians-May
 32 Solitude-Duke Ellington & His Famous Orchestra-December
 33 Love Thy Neighbor-Bing Crosby-May
 34 Hands Across The Table-Lucienne Boyer-December
 35 Sleepy Head-Mills Brothers-July
 36 I Only Have Eyes For You-Howard Phillips,Ben Selvin & His Orchestra-August
 37 Swing It,Sister-Mills Brothers-June
 38 Temptation-Bing Crosby & Lennie Hayton's Orchestra-Febuary
 39 I Never Had A Chance-Lee Sherwood,Eddy Duchin & His Orchestra-August
 40 Hot Lips-Henry Busse & His Orchestra-August
 41 With My Eyes Wide Open I'm Dreaming-George Bueber,Leo Reisman & His Orchestra-August
 42 True-Enric Madriguera & His Orchestra-April
 43 For All We Know-Skinnay Ennis,Hal Kemp & His Orchestra-September
 44 Riptide-Lee Sherwood,Demarco Sisters,Eddy Duchin & His Orchestra-June
 45 Everything I Have Is Yours-Rudy Vallee & His Connecticut Yankees-January
 46 Ill Wind-Harold Arlen,Eddy Duchin & His Orchestra-April
 47 (When Your Heart's On Fire) Smoke Gets In Your Eyes-Tamara,Leo Reisman & His Orchestra-January
 48 Out In The Cold Again-Kenny Sargent,Glen Gray & The Casa Loma Orchestra-November
 49 I Only Have Eyes For You-Lee Sherwood,Eddy Duchin & His Orchestra-September
 50 Orchids In The Moonlight-Rudy Vallee & His Connecticut Yankees-February
 51 Love In Bloom-Jack Fulton,Paul Whiteman & His Orchestra-September
 52 I've Had My Moments-Eddy Duchin & His Orchestra-June
 53 Lost In A Fog-Rudy Vallee & His Connecticut Yankees-October
 54 Dust On The Moon-Lee Sherwood,Eddy Duchin & His Orchestra-August
 55 Carioca-Castillian Troubadors-March
 56 (When You're Heart Is On Fire) Smoke Gets In Your Eyes-Emil Coleman & His Orchestra-February
 57 Easy Come,Easy Go-DeMarco Sisters,Eddy Duchin & His Orchestra-June
 58 A Thousand Goodnights-Neil Buckley,Don Bestor & His Orchestra-April
 59 I Saw Stars-Paul Whiteman & His Orchestra-Peggy Healy,Paul Whiteman & His Orchestra-October
 60 May I?-Bing Crosby & Neil Finston's Orchestra-May
 61 Be Still,My Heart!-Freddy Martin & His Orchestra-November
 62 I'll Close My Eyes To Everyone Else-Neil Buckley,Don Bestor & His Orchestra-September
 63 What A Diff'rence A Day Made-Bob Crosby & Dorsey Brothers-December
 64 Flying Down To Rio-Rudy Vallee & His Connecticut Yankees-February
 65 April In Paris-Freddy Martin & His Orchestra-January
 66 You're A Builder Upper-Leo Reisman & His Orchestra-September
 67 Pardon My Southern Accent-Irving Aaronson & His Commanders-October
 68 Take My Word-Benny Goodman & His Orchestra-October
 69 You Oughta Be In Pictures-Rudy Vallee & His Connecticut Yankees-April
 70 This Little Piggie Went To Market-Lee Sherwood,Eddy Duchin & His Orchestra-March
 71 Speak To Me Of Love (Parlez-Moi D'Amour)-Lucienne Boyer-December
 72 Did You Ever See A Dream Walking?-Bing Crosby & Lennie Hayton's Orchestra-January
 73 Two Cigarettes In The Dark-Bing Crosby-November
 74 Bugle Call Rag-Benny Goodman & His Orchestra--October
 75 Margie-Claude Hopkins & His Orchestra-July
 76 The Boulevard Of Broken Dreams-Lee Bennett,Jan Garber & His Orchestra-March
 77 The Continental (You Kiss While You're Dancing)-Joe Host,Lud Gluskin & His Orchestra-November
 78 I Ain't Lazy,I'm Just Dreamin'-Jack Tengarden,Benny Goodman & His Orchestra-June
 79 Orchids In The Moonlight-Enric Madriguera & His Orchestra-March
 80 Ain't Cha Glad?-Jack Tengarden,Benny Goodman & His Orchestra-January
 81 The Drunkard Song (There Is A Tavern In The Town)-Rudy Vallee & His Connecticut Yankees-November
 82 Neighbors-Eddie Stone,Isham Jones & His Orchestra-May
 83 The Man On The Flying Trapeze-Walter O'Keefe,Jack Shilkret's Orchestra-January
 84 You're A Builder Upper-Harold Arlen-September
 85 Over Somebody Else's Shoulder-Joe Martin,Isham Jones & His Orchestra-April
 86 This Little Piggy Went To Market-Peg LaCentra,Victor Young & His Orchestra-March
 87 I Never Had A Chance-Kenny Sargent,Glen Gray & The Casa Loma Orchestra-August
 88 Tiger Rag-Al Bowlly,Ray Noble & His Orchestra-May
 89 Riffin The Scotch-Billie Holiday,Benny Goodman & His Orchestra-March
 90 Chinese Rhythm-Cab Calloway-November
 91 Two Cigarettes In The Dark-Frank Parker-October
 92 Two Cigarettes In The Dark-Jerry Johnson & His Orchestra-October
 93 Flying Down To Rio-Fred Astaire-April
 94 Inka Dinka Doo-Jimmy Durante-March
 95 Champagne Waltz-Kenny Sargent,Glen Gray & The Casa Loma Orchestra-May
 96 Sweetie Pie-Fats Waller-November
 97 Thank You For A Lovely Evening-Neil Buckley,Don Bestor & His Orchestra-August
 98 Night On The Water-Guy Lombardo & His Royal Canadians-March
 99 June In January-Little Jack Little-December
100 You're A Builder Upper-Henry King & His Orchestra-October
101 Rock And Roll-Boswell Sisters-November
102 My Old Flame-Guy Lombardo & His Royal Canadians-July
103 Talkin' To Myself-Red Ingle,Ted Weems & His Orchestra-November 
104 The Breeze-Kay St.Germaine,Anson Weeks & His Orchestra-September
105 Moon Glow-Cab Calloway-September
106 Good Night,Lovely Little Lady-Benny Krueger & His Orchestra-June
107 She Reminds Me Of You-Eddy Duchin & His Orchestra-April
108 A Hundred Years From Today-Ethel Waters,Benny Goodman & His Orchestra-January
109 Rain-Lew Palmer,Jan Garber & His Orchestra-November
110 I'll Follow My Secret Heart-Al Bowlly,Ray Noble & His Orchestra-December
111 I Wish I Were Twins-Fats Waller-July
112 A New Moon Is Over My Shoulder-Bernie Park,Johnny Green & His Orchestra-September
113 We'll Make Hay While The Sun Shines-Bing Crosby & Lennie Hayton's Orchestra-February
114 Fare Thee Well,Annabelle-Guy Lombardo & His Royal Canadians-June
115 Ol' Pappy-Mildred Bailey,Benny Goodman & His Orchestra-March
116 I Was In The Mood-Lee Sherwood,Eddy Duchin & His Orchestra-March
117 Moonglow-Kenny Sargent,Glen Gray & The Casa Loma Orchestra-August
118 I Wish I Were Twins (So  Could Love You Twice As Much)-Emil Coleman & His Orchestra-August
119 Freckle Face,You're Beautiful-Joe Harris,Ben Pollack & His Orchesra-July
120 (She Walks Like You,She Talks You) She Reminds Me Of You-Earl Burtnett & His Drake Hotel Orchestra-June
121 Why Do I Dream These Dreams?-Eddy Duchin & His Orchestra-April
122 Let's Fall In Love-Fred Rich & His Orchestra-March
123 Onyx Bringdown-Joe Sullivan-June
124 Without That Certain Thing-Ambrose & His Orchestra-February
125 Play To Me,Gypsy-Henry Hall & The B.B.C. Dance Orchestra-May
126 Pop! Goes Your Heart-Ted Lewis & His Band-November
127 The Prize Waltz-Ben Selvin & His Orchestra-August
128 All I Do Is Deam Of You-Henry Busse & His Orchestra-August
129 Then I'll Be Tired Of You-Fats Waller-October
130 Come Up And See Me Sometime-Ethel Waters-June
131 Good Night,Lovely Little Lady-Bob Allen,Hal Kemp & His Orchestra-April
132 Got The Jitters-Nappy Lamare,Ben Pollack & His Orchesra-February
133 Hands Across The Table-Skinnay Ennis,Hal Kemp & His Orchestra-December
134 Saddest Tale-Duke Ellington & His Famous Orchestra-November
135 Throw Another Log On The Fire-The Chanters,Don Bestor & His Orchestra-March
136 The Object Of My Affection-Pee Wee Hunt,Glen Gray & The Casa Loma Orchestra-December
137 Spellbound-Kenny Sargent,Glen Gray & The Casa Loma Orchestra-July
138 Stompin' At The Savoy-Chick Webb & His Orchestra-July
139 My Little Grass Shack In Kealakekua,Hawaii-Don Robbins,Nappy Lamare,Joe Harris,Ben Pollack & His Orch.-Mar.
140 Down Yonder-Gid Tanner & His Skillet Lickers-August
141 Don't Let It Bother You-Fats Waller-October
142 Two Cigarettes In The Dark-Kenny Sargent,Glen Gray & The Casa Loma Orchestra-October
143 King Kamahamena (Conqueror Of The Islands-Ted Fio Rito & His Orchestra-September
144 Little Man.You Had A Busy Day-Eddie Stone,Isham Jones & His Orchestra-July
145 She Reminds Me Of You-Bing Crosby & Jimmie Grier's Orchestra-May
146 Nasty Man-Rudy Vallee & His Connecticut Yankees-May
147 The Old Spinning Wheel-Scappy Lambert,Victor Young & His Orchestra-February
148 The Touch Of Your Hand-Arthur Wright,Leo Reisman & His Orchestra-January
149 June In January-Ted Fio Rito & His Orchestra-December
150 I'm In Love-Louis Rapp,Abe Lyman & His California Orchestra-October
151 Night On The Desert-George Bueber,Leo Reisman & His Orchestra-June
152 Love Locked Out-Ambrose & His Orchestra-March
153 You're Gonna Lose Your Gal-Pee Wee Hunt,Glen Gray & The Casa Loma Orchestra-January
154 Irresistable-Hal Kemp & His Orchestra-October
155 An Earful Of Music-Ethel Merman-November
156 My Dear (I Love You Truly)-Lew Palmer,Jan Garber & His Orchestra-July
157 Why Don't You Practice What You Preach-Lee Bennett,Jan Garber & His Orchestra-June
158 All I Do Is Dream Of You-Freddy Martin & His Orchestra-July
159 Hold My Hand-Rudy Vallee & His Connecticut Yankees-April
160 Inka Dinka Doo-Guy Lombardo & His Royal Canadians-January
161 The Very Thought Of You-Bing Crosby & Georgie Stoll Orchestra-November
162 You're A Builder Upper-Pee Wee Hunt,Glen Gray & The Casa Loma Orchestra-November
163 Don't Let It Bother You-Leo Reisman & His Orchestra-October
164 With My Eyes Wide Open I'm Dreaming-Joe Martin,Isham Jones & His Orchestra-June
165 Once In A Blue Moon-Bing Crosby-May
166 Love In Bloom-Guy Lombardo & His Royal Canadians-November
167 P.S. I Love You-Rudy Vallee & His Connecticut Yankees-December
168 Dames-Lee Sherwood,Eddy Duchin & His Orchestra-August
169 My Hat's On The Side Of My Head-Al Bowlly,Ray Noble & His Orchestra-July
170 Give Me A Heart To Sing To-Bing Crosby & Irving Aaronson's Orchestra-October
171 Dancing In The Moonlight-Rudy Vallee & His Connecticut Yankees-April
172 Throw Another Log On The Fire-George Olsen & His Orchestra-January
173 If I Had A Milion Dollars-Richard Himber & His Orchstra-November
174 Then I'll Be Tired Of You-Freddy Martin & His Orchestra-September
175 Love In Bloom-Skinnay Ennis,Hal Kemp & His Orchestra-September
176 Learning-Kenny Sargent,Glen Gray & The Casa Loma Orchestra-October
177 Fom Now On-Eddie Stone,Isham Jones & His Orchestra-August
178 Soft Green Sea-Ted Fio Rito & His Orchestra-July
179 Money In My Pockets-Mills Brothers-July
180 Play To Me,Gypsy-Jack Jackson & His Orchestra-May
181 Old Roses-Little Jack Little-March
182 When Tommorow Comes-Freddy Martin & His Orchestra-February
183 Good Morning Glory-Tom Coakley & His Palace Hotel Orchestra-January
184 It's All Forgotten Now-Al Bowlly,Ray Noble & His Orchestra-October
185 What Is There To Say?-Emil Coleman & His Orchestra-January
186 Winter Wonderland-Parker Gibbs,Ted Weems & His Orchestra-December
187 The Moon Was Yellow (And The Night Was Young)-Bing Crosby & Georgie Stoll Orchestra-November
188 Pardon My Southern Accent-Pee Wee Hunt,Glen Gray & The Casa Loma Orchestra-September
189 So Help Me-Emil Coleman & His Orchestra-July
190 Ridin' Around In The Rain-Earl Burtnett & His Drake Hotel Orchestra-June
191 Ridin' Around In The Rain-Bing Crosby & Jimmie Grier's Orchestra-June
192 There Goes My Heart-Enric Madriguera & His Orchestra-March
193 Coffee In The Morning (Kisses In The Night)-Boswell Sisters & Victor Young's Orchestra-February
194 In The Valley Of Yesterday-Russ Morgan,Freddy Martin & His Orchestra-January
195 Tumbling Tumbleweeds-Sons Of The Pioneers-December
196 Night And Day-Lee Sherwood,Eddy Duchin & His Orchestra-October
197 Sleepy Head-Joe Harris,Ben Pollack & His Orchesra-June
198 Cocktails For Two-Johnny Green & His Orchestra-June
199 The House Is Haunted (By The Echo Of Your Last Goodbye)-Kenny Sargent,Glen Gray & Casa Loma Orchestra-May
200 Little Dutch Mill-Guy Lombardo & His Royal Canadians-March
201 Puddin' Head Jones-Rudy Vallee & His Connecticut Yankees-January
202 You're Gonna Lose Your Gal-Harry Reser's Orhestra-January
203 How Do I Know It's Sunday-Guy Lombardo & His Royal Canadians-May
204 In A Shelter From A Shower-Emil Coleman & His Orchestra-March
205 I'm Growing Fonder Of You-Fred Waldmar,Ted Weems & His Orchestra-December
206 It Happens To The Best Of Friends-Ann Graham,Benny Goodman & His Orchestra-October
207 Basin Street Blues-Benny Goodman & His Orchestra-May
208 I Knew You When-Isham Jones & His Orchestra-April
209 Serenade For A Wealthy Widow-Reginald Foresythe & His Orchestra-November
210 Happiness Ahead-Dick Powell-November
211 Born To Be Kissed-Freddy Martin & His Orchestra-August
212 Little Dutch Mill-Neil Buckley,Don Bestor & His Orchestra-April
213 Music Makes Me-Fred Astaire-April
214 April In Paris-Henry King & His Orchestra-January
215 Isn't It A Shame?-Jan Garber & His Orchestra-October
216 Christmas Night In Harlem-Jack Teagarden,Paul Whiteman & His Orchestra-June
217 The House Is Haunted-Paul Whiteman & His Orchestra-May
218 Infatuation-Kenny Sargent,Glen Gray & The Casa Loma Orchestra-April
219 Neighbors-Freddy Martin & His Orchestra-March
220 Music Makes Me-Emil Coleman & His Orchestra-March
221 Smoke Gets In Your Eyes-Ruth Etting-March
222 Temptation-Ted Fio Rito & His Orchestra-February
223 Stay As Sweet As You Are-Guy Lombardo & His Royal Canadians-December
224 Lost In A Fog-Dorsey Brothers-November
225 Ciribiribin-Grace Moore-November
226 They Don't Believe Me-Morton Downey-October
227 Say It-Joe Martin,Isham Jones & His Orchestra-September
228 Cocktails For Two-Will Osborne & His Orchestra-June
229 Three Little Words-Claude Hopkins & His Orchestra-May
230 Who Walks In When I Walk Out-Al Bowlly,Ray Noble & His Orchestra-April
231 Love Me-Kenny Sargent,Glen Gray & The Casa Loma Orchestra-April
232 On The Wrong Side Of The Fence-Lee Bennett,Jan Garber & His Orchestra-February
233 My Shawl-Castillian Troubadors-June
234 If I Love Again-Bob Lawrence,Paul Whiteman & His Orchestra-March
235 Do You Remember Me?-Henry King & His Orchestra-January
236 Stay As Sweet As You Are-Little Jack Little-December
237 A Needle In A Haystack-Lew Conrad,Leo Reisman & His Orchestra-November
238 How Can You Face Me?-Fats Waller-November
239 Straight From The Shoulder-Bing Crosby & Irving Aaronson's Orchestra-October
240 For All We Know-Joe Martin,Isham Jones & His Orchestra-August
241 Born To Be Kissed-Howard Phillips,Ben Selvin & His Orchestra-August
242 I've Got It-Jack Teagarden & His Orchestra-May
243 May I?-Eddy Duchin & His Orchestra-April
244 The Song Of Surrender-Wayne King & His Orchestra-February
245 Love Me Or Leave Me-Benny Goodman & His Orchestra-February
246 You Have Taken My Heart-Kenny Sargent,Glen Gray & The Casa Loma Orchestra-February
247 Ridin' Around In The Rain-Gene Austin-July
248 Waitin' At The Gate For Katy-Maurice Cross,Don Bestor & His Orchestra-May
249 Our Big Love Scene-Frank Luther,Leo Reisman & His Orchestra-January
250 Mr. & Mrs. Is The Name-Paul Small,Victor Young & His Orchestra-December
251 You're The Top-Ray McKinley & Dorsey Brothers-December
252 Home,James,And Don't Spare The Horses-Fred Hillebrand-December
253 If I Had A Million Dollars-Ozzie Nelson & His Orchestra-October
254 I'm Lonesome For You,Caroline-Lew Palmer,Jan Garber & His Orchestra-September
255 I'll String Along With You-Tom Coakley & His Palace Hotel Orchestra-July
256 I Raised My Hat-Guy Lombardo & His Royal Canadians-January
257 Fun To Be Fooled-Henry King & His Orchestra-September
258 I Hate Myself(For Being So Mean To You)-Eddie Stone,Isham Jones & His Orchestra-May
259 You Oughta Be In Pictures (My Star Of Stars)-April
260 Ill Wind(You're Blowing Me No Good)-Thelma Nevins,Leo Reisman & His Orchestra-April
261 La Cucharacha-Chiquita,Lud Gluskin & His Orchestra-November
262 Must We Say Goodnight (So Soon?)-Freddy Martin & His Orchestra-November
263 Blue In Love-Jan Garber & His Orchestra-October
264 Love Locked Out-Ray Noble & His Orchestra-February
265 The Waltz You SavedMe For-Wayne King & His Orchestra-January
266 When You're In Love-Russ Columbo-October
267 Tear It Down-Clyde McCoy & His Orchestra-April
268 Why Do I Dream These Dreams?-Bob Causer & His Orchestra-April
269 Washington Squabble-Claude Hopkins & His Orchestra-January
270 Okay,Toots-Eddie Cantor-December
271 Miss Otis Regrets (She's Unable To Lunch Today)-Ethel Waters-December
272 Isn't It A Shame-Connee Boswell & Jimmy Grier Orchestra-November
273 Mood Indigo-Jimmie Luceford & His Orchestra-November
274 Blue Sky Avenue-Lew Palmer,Jan Garber & His Orchestra-October
275 Tidal Wave-Fletcher Henderson & His Orchestra-October
276 Ol' Man River-Sonny Woods,Luis Russell & His Orchestra-September
277 Tonight Is Mine-George Bueber,Leo Reisman & His Orchestra-July
278 Fair And Warmer-Dick Powell-May
279 Love Thy Neighbor-Three Rhythm Kings,Raymond Paige & His Orchestra-May
280 I Found A New Baby-Mills Brothers-April
281 Play To Me,Gypsy-Arthur Tracy-April
282 Keep Young And Beautiful-Louis Rapp,Abe Lyman & His California Orchestra-February
283 Let's Fall In Love-Harold Arlen-February
284  Dixie Lee-Pee Wee Hunt,Glen Gray & The Casa Loma Orchestra-January
285 Wonder Bar-Emil Coleman & His Orchestra-March
286 Stay As Sweet As You Are-Lanny Ross-December
287 Georgia's Gorgeous Gal-Ruth Bradley,Ina Ray Hutton & Her Orchestra-December
288 A Prter's Love Song To A Chamber Maid-Fats Waller-November
289 I'm Getting Sentimental Over You-Dorsey Brothers-November
290 I Only Have Eyes For You-Jane Froman-November
291 And Still I Do-Pete Fylling,Anson Weeks & His Orchestra-September
292 I've Got A Warm Spot In My Heart For You-Dorris Robbins,Ben Pollack & His Orchesra-July
293 Amapola-Castillians-July
294 Spellbound-Victor Lopez & His Orchestra-July
295 Limehouse Blues-Glen Gray & The Casa Loma Orchestra-June
296 I Wish I Were Twins-Henry Allen & His Orchestra-June
297 I Can't Dance (I Got Ants In My Pants)-Taft Jordan,Chick Webb & His Orchestra-June
298 The Sweetest Music This Side Of Heaven-Guy Lombardo & His Royal Canadians-May
299 A Thousand Goodnights-Joey Nash,Adian Rollini & The Gang-April
300 Jitter Bug-Cab Calloway-April
301 Daybreak Express-Duke Ellington & His Famous Orchestra-February
302 Did You Ever See A Dream Walking-Pickens Sisters-January
303 Little Grass Shack-Sol Hoph & His Novelty Quartet-January
304 I Gotta Right To Sing The Blues-Jack Tengarden,Benny Goodman & His Orchestra-January

 * This list was compiled by data from the book titled 
"Joel Whitburn's Pop Memories 1890-1954"
(1986) by Billboard Publications,Inc.
Whitburn's book used data from:
     Record label best-seller rankings 
     Billboard radio airplay charts
     "Your Hit Parade"
     Miscellaneous reference sources (for record labels not listed)

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