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Written by Barry Kowal   
May 12, 2017 at 01:31 AM
TOP SONGS IN THE USA FOR 1908*






   
No. Song-Artist-Peak month
  1 TAKE ME OUT TO THE BALL GAME-BILLY MURRAY & HAYDN QUARTET-NOVEMBER
  2 AS LONG AS THE WORLD ROLLS ON-ALAN TURNER-April
  3 UNDER ANY OLD FLAG AT ALL-BILLY MURRAY-February
  4 SUNBONNET SUE-HARRY MacDONOUGH & HAYDN QUARTET-December
  5 MY DEAR-HARRY MacDONOUGH-January
  6 CUDDLE UP A LITTLE CLOSER,LOVEY MINE-ADA JONES & BILLY MURRAY-October
  7 THE GLOW-WORM-LUCY ISABELLE MARSH-July
  8 THE GLOW-WORM-Victor Orchestra-June
  9 ARE YOU SINCERE?-Ellise Stevenson-August
 10 WHEN WE ARE M-A-DOUBLE-R-I-E-D-Ada Jones & Billy Murray-September  
 11 Wouldn't You Like To Have Me For A Sweetheart-Ada Jones & Billy Murray-May
 12 My Gal Irene-Arthur Collins & Byron Harlan-May
 13 She's The Fairest Little Flower Old Dixie Ever Grew-Frank Stanley & Henry Burr-June
 14 I've Taken A Fancy To You-Ada Jones & Billy Murray-September
 15 Smarty-Ada Jones & Billy Murray-September
 16 Keep On Smiling-Haydn Quartet-April
 17 Keep On Smiling-Billy Murray-April
 18 Over The Hills And Far Away-John Bieling-September
 19 Over The Hills And Far Away-Harry MacDonough-September
 20 As Long As The World Rolls On-Reinald Werrenrath-January
 21 Any Old Port In A Storm-Frank Stanley-October
 22 There's No Moon Like The Honeymoon-Ada Jones & Billy Murray-December
 23 I Love You So-Harry MacDonough & Elise Stevenson-March
 24 Make Believe-Ada Jones & Billy Murray-January
 25 Kiss Duet (Sweetest Maid Of All)-Harry MacDonough-July
 26 Kiss Duet (Sweetest Maid Of All)-Elise Stevenson-July
 27 You Have Always Been The Same Old Pal-Henry Burr-December
 28 Take Me Out To The Ball Game-Harvey Hindermyer-November
 29 There Never Was A Girl Like You-Byron G.Harlan-May
 30 El Capitan March-Sousa's Band-April
 31 Two Blue Eyes (Two Little Baby Shoes)-Byron G.Harlan-January
 32 It Looks Like A Big Night To-Night-Billy Murray-November
 33 The Villa Song-Elise Stevenson-June
 34 O Sole Mio-Emilio DeGogorza-August
 35 I Loved You And The World Is Mine-Henry Burr-June
 36 School Days-Albert Campbell-March
 37 I'm Afraid To Come Home In The Dark-Billy Murray-March
 38 International March-Arthur Pryor's Band-February
 39 Dora Sebastian:In Terra Solo (On Earth Alone)-Enrico Caruso-April
 40 I'm Glad I'm Married-Billy Murray-December
 41 Rainbow-Frank Stanley & Henry Burr-December
 42 Sunbonnet Sue-Byron G.Harlan-November
 43 The Old-Time Rag-Arthur Collins-November
 44 Down In Jungle Town-Arthur Collins & Byron Harlan-October
 45 Don't Take Me Home-Eddie Morton-October
 46 La Boheme:Quartetto "Addio,Dolce Svegliare" (Farewell,Sweet Love)-Enrico Caruso-August
 47 La Boheme:Quartetto "Addio,Dolce Svegliare" (Farewell,Sweet Love)-Geraldine Farrar-August
 48 La Boheme:Quartetto-Antonio Scotti-August
 49 Red Wing Medley-Arthur Pryor's Band-August
 50 Come Where My Love Lies Dreaming-Peerless Quartet-August
 51 Uncle Josh's Letter From Home-Cal Stewart-August
 52 Madama Butterfly:Finale Act I:O Quantiocchi Fisi (O Kindly Heavens)-Enrico Caruso-July
 53 Madama Butterfly:Finale Act I:O Quantiocchi Quanti Acchi Fisi (O Kindly Heavens)-Geraldine Farrar-July
 54 Sweetheart Days-Harry MacDonough-June
 55 Maxim's-Harry MacDonough-May
 56 The Cavalier-Frank Stanley & Elise Stevenson-May
 57 Carmen:Toreador Song-Alan Turner-May
 58 Dixie Dan-Arthur Collins-January
 59 The Right Church,The Wrong Pew-Eddie Morton-October
 60 Some Day You'll Come Back To Me-Harry MacDonough & Frank Stanley-March
 61 Jimmie And Maggie At "The Merry Window"-Len Spencer & Ada Jones-May
 62 Here's To The Girl!-Alan Turner & Haydn Quartet-December
 63 The Herd Girl's Dream-George Steel,Marshall Lufsky & Paul Surth-December
 64 If You Cared For Me-Fredric Rose-December
 65 Take Me Out To The Ball Game-Edward Meeker-October
 66 Rigoletto:La Donna E' Mobile (Woman Is Fickle)-Enrico Caruso-July
 67 When It's Moonlight On The Prairie-Haydn Quartet-July
 68 The Dream Waltz-Victor Orchestra-May
 69 Good-bye,Sweetheart,Good-Bye-Alan Turner-April
 70 Come On And Kiss Yo' Baby-Arthur Collins & Byron Harlan-March
 71 Stille Nacht,Helige Nacht (Silent Night,Holy Night)-Ernestine Schumann-Heink-December
 72 It Looks Like A Big Night To-Night-Arthur Collins & Byron Harlan-November
 73 When Sweet Marie Was Sweet Sixteen-John Bieling-October
 74 When Sweet Marie Was Sweet Sixteen-Harry MacDonough-October
 75 The ABC's Of The U.S.A.-Ada Jones & Billy Murray-September
 76 I Want To Be A Merry,Merry Widow-Ada Jones-August
 77 As Long As The World Rolls On-Henry Burr-June
 78 From Your Dear Heart To Mine-Frank Stanley-January
 79 I've Got A Tickling Sensation 'Round My Heart For You-Bob Roberts-April
 80 Merry Widow Waltz-Prince's Orchestra-March
 81 I Could Learn To Love You When You Smile,Smile,Smile-Ada Jones & Billy Murray-February
 82 Wouldn't You Like To Have Me For A Sweetheart-Ada Jones-January
 83 When You And I Were Young,Maggie-Will Oakland-December 
 84 Rainbow-Haydn Quartet-November
 85 Rainbow-Billy Murray-November
 86 By The Old Oaken Bucket,Louise-Ada Jones & Billy Murray-October
 87 I Want You-Henry Burr-August
 88 Kiss Duet-Henry Burr-July
 89 Love Me And The World Is Mine-Haydn Quartet-June
 90 Women-Peerless Quartet-May
 91 I'm Looking For The Man That Wrote The Merry Widow Waltz-Billy Murray-April
 92 As Long As The World Rolls On-Peerless Quartet-March
 93 Dixie Dan-Billy Murray-February
 94 Two Blue Eyes-Billy Murray-January
 95 Don't Take Me Home-Bob Roberts-December
 96 Are You Sincere?-Byron G.Harlan-November
 97 Yankee Doodle's Come To Town-Haydn Quartet-October
 98 Yankee Doodle's Come To Town-Billy Murray-October
 99 Il Trovatore:Al Nostri Monti (Home To Our Mountains)-Enrico Caruso-August
100 Il Trovatore:Al Nostri Monti (Home To Our Mountains)-Louise Homer-August
101 Honey,Won't You Please Come Down?-Arthur Collins & Byron Harlan-July
102 Bon-Bon Buddy-Billy Murray-June
103 The Rosary-Ernestine Schumann-Heink-May
104 I Love You So-Harry MacDonough-April
105 I'm Happy When The Band Plays Dixie-Haydn Quartet-March
106 I'm Happy When The Band Plays Dixie-Billy Murray-March
107 You-Frank Stanley-January
108 Beautiful Isle Of Somewhere-Harry Anthony-November
109 Beautiful Isle Of Somewhere-James F.Harrison-November
110 Summertime Medley-Prince's Orchestra-July
111 Happy Days March-Arthur Pryor's Band-June
112 King Of Rags-Arthur Pryor's Band-March
113 The Villa Song-Helene-Noldi-February
114 The Wedding Of Sandy McNab-Harry Lauder-November
115 Rah,Rah,Rah-Peerless Quartet-October
116 Bye,Bye Dearie-Frank Stanley & Henry Burr-August
117 Who Do You Love-Arthur Collins & Byron Harlan-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:
               Jim Walsh
               Talking Machine World (monthly record industry periodical)
               Sheet Music Sales
               ASCAP
               Record Label Publications:Victor,Edison,Columbia,Zono-Phone
               Best-selling records information      

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