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Written by Barry Kowal   
Jun 07, 2018 at 11:57 AM
TOP SONGS IN THE USA FOR 1923 *





No.-Song-Artist-Peak Month
  1 PARADE OF THE WOODEN SOLDIERS-PAUL WHITEMAN-APRIL
  2 SWINGIN' DOWN THE LANE-ISHAM JONES & HIS ORCHESTRA-August
  3 THAT OLD GANG OF MINE-BILLY MURRAY & ED SMALLE-November
  4 YES! WE HAVE NO BANANAS-BILLY JONES-September
  5 DOWN HEARTED BLUES-BESSIE SMITH-July 
  6 TOOT TOOT TOOTSIE (GOO' BYE)-AL JOLSON-January
  7 CAROLINA IN THE MORNING-VAN & SCHENCK-March
  8 DREAMY MELODY-Art Landry-July
  9 LOVE SENDS A LITTLE GIFT OF ROSES-Carl Fenton & His Orchestra-June
 10 YES! WE HAVE NO BANANAS-Ben Selvin & His Orchestra--November
 11 No,No,Nora-Eddie Cantor-December
 12 I'll Build A Stairway To Paradise-Paul Whiteman-January
 13 Bambalina-Paul Whiteman-June
 14 Crinoline Days-Paul Whiteman-April
 15 I've Got The Yes! We Have No Bananas Blues-Eddie Cantor-December
 16 Journey's End=Paul Whiteman-March
 17 Indiana Monn-Ben Selvin & His Orchestra-October
 18 Swinging Down The Lane-Ben Bernie & His Orchestra-July
 19 Barney Google-Ernest Hare & Bill Jones-August
 20 I Cried For You-Benny Krueger & His Orchestra-October
 21 Broken-Hearted Melody-Isham Jones & His Orchestra-March
 22 Last Night On The Back Porch-Paul Whiteman-December
 23 Who's Sorry Now?-Isham Jones & His Orchestra-September
 24 I Wish I Could Shimmy Like My Sister Kate-Virginians-February
 25 Just A Girl That Men Forget-Henry Burr-December
 26 Yes! We Have No Bananas-Great White Way Orchestra-September
 27 Rose Of The Rio Grande-Marion Harris-May
 28 Aggravatin' Papa-Marion Harris-April
 29 That Old Gang Of Mine-Benny Krueger & His Orchestra-December
 30 Wildflower-Ben Bernie & His Orchestra-July
 31 Wondeful One-Paul Whiteman-June
 32 Faded Love Letters-Henry Burr-May

 33 When You Walked Out,Someone Else Walked Right In-Isham Jones & His Orchestra-October
 34 Stella-Al Jolson-September
 35 Dearest (You're The Nearest To My Heart)-Paul Whiteman-July
 36 Lady Of The Evening-John Steel-May
 37 Who Cares?-Al Jolson-March
 38 Lovin' Sam (The Shiek Of Alabam')-Nora Bayes-March
 39 Carolina In The Morning-Marion Harris-February
 40 Coal Black Mammy-Al Jolson-July
 41 Lost (A Wonderful Girl)-Al Jolson-February
 42 Midnight Rose-Abe Lyman & His California Orchestra-December
 43 Morning Will Come-Al Jolson-August
 44 Saw Mill River Road-Isham Jones & His Orchestra-June
 45 Who's Sorry Now?-Marion Harris-September
 46 Gulf Coast Blues-Bessie Smith-July

  47 You've Got To See Mama Ev'ry Night (Or You Can't See Mama At All)-Dolly Kay-May
  48 Carolina In The Morning-Paul Whiteman-February
  49 Homesick-Nora Bayes-January
  50 You Know You Belong To Somebody Else (So Why Don't You Leave Me Alone)-Henry Burr-June
  51 Cut Yourself A Piece Of Cake-Ted Lewis & His Band-November
  52 Way Down Yonder In New Orleans-Paul Whiteman-July
  53 Underneath The Mellow Moon-Paul Whiteman-June
  54 Some Of These Days-Original Dixieland Jazz Band-May
  55 You Can Tell Her,I Stutter-Van & Schenck-April
  56 Ivy,Cling To Me-Isham Jones & His Orchestra-April
  57 Way Down Yonder In New Orleans-Blossom Seeley-March
  58 Bees' Knees-Ted Lewis & His Band-February
  59 You Can Have Him,I Don't Want Him-Van & Schenck-February
  60 Suez-Clyde Doerr & His Orchestra-January
  61 When You And I Were Young,Maggie,Blues-Van & Schenck-January
  62 My Buddy-Ernest Hare-January
  63 Baby Won't You Please Come Home Blues-Bessie Smith-September
  64 That Old Gang Of Mine-Benson Orchestra Of Chicago-November
  65 Indiana Moon-Carl Fenton & His Orchestra-November
  66 Dirty Hands! Dirty Face!-Marion Harris-October
  67 Dirty Hands! Dirty Face!-Irving Kaufman-September
  68 Roses Of Picardy-Paul Specht & His Orchestra-August
  69 You've Gotta See Mama Ev'ry Night (Or You Can't See Mama At All)-Sophie Tucker-August
 70 You Gave Me Your Heart (So I Gave You Mine)-Great White Way Orchestra-April
 71 Beside A Babbling Brook-Marion Harris-August
 72 Love Tales-Ben Bernie & His Orchestra-October
 73 Oh! Gee,Oh! Gosh,Oh! Golly,I'm In Love-Eddie Cantor-October
 74 Louisville Lou-Arthur Gibbs & His Gang-August
 75 Dearest (You're The Nearest To My Heart-Nora Bayes-July
 76 Nellie Kelly I Love You-American Quartet-January
 77 Blue (And Broken Hearted)-Marion Harris-January
 78 Wolverine Blues-Gene Rodemich & His Orchestra-November
 79 Aunt Hagar's Blues-Ted Lewis & His Band-September
 80 Love Sends A Little Gift Of Roses-Bar Harbor Society Orchestra-May
 81 When Hearts Are Young-Paul Specht & His Orchestra-March
 82 My Sweetie Went Away-Billy Murray & Ed Smalle-December
 83 Tell Me A Story-Carl Fenton & His Orchestra-October
 84 Bebe-Billy Jones-September
 85 Marcheta-Isham Jones & His Orchestra-August
 86 Oriental-Paul Whiteman-January
 87 Yes! We Have No Bananas-Billy Jones,Benny Krueger & His Orchestra-August
 88 Who's Sorry Now?-Original Memphis Five-July
 89 Farewell Blues-Isham Jones & His Orchestra-June
 90 Tiger Rag-Ted Lewis & His Band-May
 91 The Okeh Laughing Record-Okeh Laughing Record-May
 92 Carolina In The Morning-American Quartet-April
 93 You Tell Her:I Stutter-Ernest Hare & Bill Jones-April
 94 Three O'Clock In The Morning-Ben Selvin & His Orchestra-March
 95 Sixty Seconds Ev'ry Minute(I Think Of You)-Columbians-March 
 96 You Tell Her:I Stutter-Billy Murray-March
 97 I'll Build A Stairway To Love-Ben Selvin & His Orchestra-January
 98 The Little Old Log Cabin In The Lane-Fiddlin' John Carson-December 
 99 Dreams Of India-Benson Orchestra Of Chicago-November
100 Bambalina-Ray Miller & His Orchestra-July
101 Romany Lane-Paul Whiteman-February
102 St.Louis Blues-W.C. Handy's Orchestra-November
103 T'Ain't Nobody's Biz-Ness If I Do-Bessie Smith-October 
104 Morning Will Come-Premier Quartet-July
105 Runnin' Wild-Ted Lewis & His Band-April
106 Who Did You Fool,After All?-Nora Bayes-April
107 He Loves It-Eddie Cantor-March
108 You Remind Me Of My Mother-Henry Burr-February
109 Toot Toot Tootsie (Goo' Bye)-Ernest Hare & Bill Jones-February
110 Nellie Kelly,I Love You-Prince's Orchestra-January
111 My Sweetie Went Away-Dolly Kay-December
112 I Wish I Had Someone To Cry Over Me-Lewis James-December
113 Midnight Rose-Charles Hart-December
114 Gulf Coast Blues-Fletcher Henderson & His Orchestra-November
115 Georgia Blues-Ethel Waters-November
116 When You Walked Out Someone Else Walked Right In-Frank Crumit-October
117 Aggravatin' Papa-Sophie Tucker-August
118 Trot Along-Benson Orchestra Of Chicago-July
119 The Lost Chord-John McCormack-June
120 Love Sends A Little Gift Of Roses-Sam Ash-June   
121 Love Sends A Little Gift Of Roses-Columbia Orchestra-May 
122 Haunting Blues-Jan Garber & His Orchestra-April
123 Carry Me Back To My Carolina Home-Henry Burr & Albert Campbell-March
124 Yankee Doodle Blues-Billy Murray & Ed Smalle-February
125 Mary,Dear-Henry Burr-January
126 Goodbye-Paul Specht & His Orchestra-January
127 That Old Gang Of Mine-Irving & Jack Kaufman-November
128 Who's Sorry Now?-Lewis James-October
129 Louiville Lou-Ted Lewis & His Band-October
130 Swingin' Down The Lane-Columbians-August
131 Who's Sorry Now?-Irving Kaufman-July

132 You've Got To See Mama Ev'ry Night (Or You Can't See Mama At All)-Billy Murray & Aileen Stanley-July
133 Lady Of The Evening-Paul Whiteman-May
134 My Buddy-Ben Bernie & His Orchestra-April
135 I Wish I Could Shimmy Like My Sister Kate-Georgians-April
136  When The Leaves Come Tumbling Down-Paul Specht & His Orchestra-February
137 Toot Toot Tootsie (Goo' Bye)-Vincent Lopez & His Orchestra-February
138 Hot Lips-Ted Lewis & His Band-January
139 Cut Yourself A Piece Of Cake--Billy Murray-November
140 Oh Gee,Oh Gosh,Oh Golly (I'm In Love)-Ernest Hare & Bill Jones-October
141 Aggravatin' Papa-Bessie Smith-August
142 Barney Google-Premier Quartet-August
143 Wonderful One-Ben Selvin & His Orchestra-July
144 I Gave You Up Just Before You Threw Me Down-Billy Murray & Gladys Rice-May
145 When Hearts Are Young-Paul Whiteman-April
146 Toot Toot Tootsie! (Goo-Bye)-Benson Orchestra Of Chicago-January
147 I'll Build A Stairway To Paradise-Carl Fenton & His Orchestra-January
148 Will Rogers Tells Traffic Chiefs How To Direct Traffic-Will Rogers-November
149 Down-Hearted Blues-Eubie Blake & Noble Sissle-October
150 You've Got To See Your Mama Ev'ry Night (Or You Can't See Mama At All)-Mamie Smith & Her Jazz Band-July
151 Gems From "Blossom Time"-Victor Light Opera Company-May
152 Away Down East In Maine-Vincent Lopez & His Orchestra-April
153 You Can Have Him,I Don't Want Him Blues-Mamie Smith & Her Jazz Band-February
154 Pick Up Your Sins (And Go To The Devil)-Emil Coleman & His Orchestra-January
155 I Cried For You-Columbians-October
156 Kentucky Babe-Shannon Four-May
157 Porcelain Maid-Paul Specht & His Orchestra-April
158 In Rose Time-Elizabeth Spencer-April
159 Yes!We Have No Bananas-Sam Lanin & His Orchestra-October
160 Bugle Call Rag-Paul Westphal & His Orchestra-August
161 Cohen Telephones About His Auto-Joe Hayman-April
162 I Wish I Could Shimmy Like My Sister Kate-Harry Reser's Orchestra-February
 
  * 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:
               Billboard
               Talking Machine World
               Other trade publications
               Sheet Music Sales
               ASCAP
               Best-selling records information
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