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Written by Barry Kowal   
Apr 04, 2018 at 07:00 PM

No.-Song-Artist-Peak Month
  6 SHE'S A LATIN FROM MANHATTAN-Victor Young & His Orchestra-July
  8 I WON'T DANCE-Eddy Duchin-May
  9 TRUCKIN'-Fats Waller-October
 10 IN A LITTLE GYPSY TEA ROOM-Frank Tennille,Bob Crosby & His Orchestra-July
 11 You Are My Lucky Star-Eddy Duchin-November
 12 Chasing Shadows-Bob Eberle & Dorsey Brothers-July
 13 Blue Moon-Glen Gray-February
 14 East Of The Sun (West Of The Moon)-Tom Coakley & His Palace Hotel Orchestra-August
 15 What's The Reason (I'm Not Pleasin' You)-Guy Lombardo-May
 16 Life Is A Song-Ruth Etting-June
 17 Lullaby Of Broadway-Bob Crosby & Dorsey Brothers Orchestra-May
 18 The Object Of My Affection-Boswell Sisters-February
 19 It's Easy To Remember-Bing Crosby & Georgie Stoll Orchestra-April
 20 A Little Bit Independent-Fats Waller-December
 21 Red Sails In The Sunset-Bing Crosby & Victor Young's Orchestra-December 
 22 Let's Swing It-Al Bowlly,Ray Noble & His Orchestra-July
 23 On Treasure Island-Tommy Dorsey-December
 24 And Then Some-Ozzie Nelson  & His Orchestra-August
 25 Paris In The Spring-Freshmen,Ray Noble & His Orchestra-August
 26 Soon-Bing Crosby & Georgie Stoll Orchestra-April
 27 Rhythm Is Our Business-Jimmie Lunceford-August
 28 Cheek To Cheek-Guy Lombardo & His Royal Canadians-November
 29 In The Middle Of A Kiss-Skinnay Ennis,Hal Kemp & His Orchestra-July
 30 Top Hat,White Tie And Tails-Fred Astaire & John Green's Orchestra-September
 31 You're All I Need-Lee Sherwood,Eddy Duchin & His Orchestra-August
 32 The Little Things You Used To Do-Johnny Green & His Orchestra-May
 33 Fare Thee Well,Annabelle-Pee Wee Hunt,Glen Gray & The Casa Loma Orchestra-March
 34 Isle Of Capri-Freddy Martin & His Orchestra-March
 35 In A Little Gypsy Tea Room-Jan Garber & His Orchestra-June
 36 Blue Moon-Helen Ward,Benny Goodman & His Orchestra-February
 37 I Wished On The Moon-Bing Crosby & Dorsey Brother's Orchestra-October
 38 Cheek To Cheek-Lee Sherwood,Eddy Duchin & His Orchestra-September
 39 Winter Wonderland-Guy Lombardo & His Royal Canadians-January
 40 Red Sails In The Sunset-Mantovani & His Orchestra-December
 41 You Are My Lucky Star-Bob Eberle & Dorsey Brothers-October
 42 Blue Danube-Al Bowlly,Ray Noble & His Orchestra-February
 43 I'm On A See-Saw-Ambrose & His Orchestra-October
 44 The Lady In Red-Don Reid,Xavier Cugat & His Waldorf-Astoria Orchestra-June
 45 About A Quarter To Nine-Ozzie Nelson & His Orchestra-June
 46 I've Got A Feelin' You're Foolin'-Bob Eberle & Dorsey Brothers-November
 47 Isn't This A Lovely Day?-Fred Astaire & John Green's Orchestra-October
 48 I Get A Kick Out Of You-Ramona Davies,Paul Whiteman & His Orchestra-January
 49 Isle Of Capri-Lew Stone & His Orchestra-March
 50 A Little Bit Independent(But Easy On The Eyes)-Freddy Martin & His Orchestra-December
 51 I Found A Dream-Enric Madriguera & His Orchestra-November
 52 I'm In The Mood For Love-Louis Armstrong-November
 53 I Believe In Miracles-Bob Crosby & Dorsey Brothers-February
 54 About A Quarter To Nine-Hal Burke,Victor Young & His Orchestra-June
 55 Dinah-Boswell Sisters & Bobby Sherwood-May
 56 I'll Never Say "Never Again" Again-Ozzie Nelson & His Orchestra-July
 57 Take Me Back To My Boots & Saddle-Cliff Weston,Tommy Dorsey & His Orchestra-December
 58 On The Good Ship Lollipop-Rudy Vallee & His Connecticut Yankees-February
 59 You're The Top-Ethel Merman-January
 60 She's A Latin From Manhattan-Jimmy Farrell,Johnny Green & His Orchestra-May
 61 With Every Breath I Take-Bing Crosby & Georgie Stoll Orchestra-January
 62 On Treasure Island-Little Jack Little-December
 63 Cotton-Duke Ellington & His Famous Orchestra-November
 64 Top Hat-Al Bowlly,Ray Noble & His Orchestra-September
 65 In A Little Gypsy Tea Room-Louis Prima & His Orchestra-August
 66 I'm Falling In Love With Someone-Nelson Eddy-June
 67 About A Quarter To Nine-Jimmy Farrell,Johnny Green & His Orchestra-June
 68 Believe It,Beloved-Fats Waller-January
 69 Without A Word Of Warning-Bing Crosby & Dorsey Brother's Orchestra-October
 70 Thanks A Million-Paul Pendarvis & His Orchestra-November
 71 I'm Gonna Sit Right Down And Write Myself A Letter-Fats Waller-July
 72 Clouds-Al Bowlly,Ray Noble & His Orchestra-March
 73 Body And Soul-Benny Goodman & His Orchestra-September
 74 Lullaby Of Broadway-Little Jack Little-March
 75 Anything Goes-Ramona Davies,Paul Whiteman & His Orchestra-January
 76 I've Got Plenty Of Nuttin'-Leo Reisman & His Orchestra-December
 77 Cheek To Cheek-Phil Ohman & His Orchestra-September
 78 Ah! Sweet Mystery OF Life-Nelson Eddy-June
 79 Blue Moon-Al Bowlly & Ray Noble Orchestra-February
 80 Here's To Romance-Enric Madriguera & His Orchestra-November
 81 I Couldn't Believe My Eyes-Freddy Martin & His Orchestra-August
 82 Hors D'Oeurves-Ambrose & His Orchestra-October
 83 I'm Sittin' High On A Hill Top-Guy Lombardo & His Royal Canadians-November
 84 Thrilled-Hal Kemp & His Orchestra-July
 85 Sugar Blues-Clyde McCoy & His Orchestra-May                 (1931)
 86 Page Miss Glory-Skinnay Ennis,Hal Kemp & His Orchestra-September
 87 I Was Lucky-Helen Ward,Benny Goodman & His Orchestra-April
 88 Twenty-Four Hours A Day-Bille Holiday,Teddy Wilson & His Orchestra-December
 89 Accent On Youth-Duke Ellington & His Famous Orchestra-October
 90 I Won't Dance-Marjorie Logan,Jimmy Farrell,Johnny Green & His Orchestra-April
 91 You Are My Lucky Star-Louis Armstrong-November
 92 Merry-Go-Round-Duke Ellington & His Famous Orchestra-June
 93 Way Back Home-Milton Watson,Victor Young & His Orchestra-June
 94 Tell Me That You Love Me-Freddy Martin & His Orchestra-June
 95 Ev'ry Day-Victor Young & His Orchestra-April
 96 Love Me Forever-Russ Morgan & His Orchestra-August
 97 Lookie,Lookie,Here Comes Cookie-Pee Wee Hunt,Glen Gray & The Casa Loma Orchestra-April
 98 Where Am I (Am I In Heaven?)-Little Jack Little-December
 99 I Wish I Were Aladdin-Bing Crosby-October
100 That Silver-Haired Daddy Of Mine-Gene Autry-September
101 Solo Hop-Glenn Miller-July
102 Chasing Shadows-Henry King & His Orchestra-July
103 The Object Of My Affection-Jan Garber & His Orchestra-January
104 No Other One-Little Jack Little-December
105 Silent Night,Holy Night-Bing Crosby-December
106 Lulu's Back In Town-Fats Waller-July
107 Love Is Just Around The Corner-Bing Crosby & Georgie Stoll Orchestra-January
108 If The Moon Turns Green-Ramona Davies,Paul Whiteman & His Orchestra-March
109 Everything's Been Done Before-Elmer Feldkamp,Freddy Martin & His Orchestra-May
110 Rhythm And Romance-Fats Waller-October
111 All Through The Night-Bob Lawrence,Paul Whiteman & His Orchestra-January
112 I've Got An Invitation To A Dance-Paul Pendarvis & His Orchestra-January 
113 On Treasure Island-Joe Moss & His Society Dance Orchestra-December
114 The Lady In Red-Louis Prima & His Orchestra-July
115 Solitude-Chuck Richards & Mills Blue Rhythm Band-April
116 I'm A Hundred Percent For You-Helen Ward,Benny Goodman & His Orchestra-January
117 When I Grow Too Old To Dream-Nelson Eddy-August
118 The Greener The Grass-Reginald Foresythe & His Orchestra-July
119 Ride,Ride,Ride-Lucky Millinder & Mills Blue Rhythm Band-December
120 Music Hall Rag-Benny Goodman & His Orchestra-March
121 The Rose In Her Hair-Russ Morgan & His Orchestra-September
122 Dancing With My Shadow-Henry King & His Orchestra-February
123 Broadway Rhythm-Guy Lombardo & His Royal Canadians-October
124 No Strings-Fred Astaire-September
125 Night Wind-Helen Ward,Benny Goodman & His Orchestra-April
126 Don't Give Up The Ship-Cliff Weston,Tommy Dorsey & His Orchestra-December
127 Paris In The Spring-Freddy Martin & His Orchestra-August
128 Alexander's Raftime Band-Boswell Sisters & Dorsey Brothers Orchestra-May
129 I've Got A Feelin' You're Foolin'-Lee Sherwood,Eddy Duchin & His Orchestra-November
130 Ballad In Blue-Benny Goodman & His Orchestra-August
131 Honeysuckle Rose-Red Norvo & His Orchestra-August
132 I Won't Dance-Phil Downey,Leo Reisman & His Orchestra-May
133 The Dixieland Band:Version 2-Helen Ward,Benny Goodman & His Orchestra-June
134 Roll Along,Prairie Moon-Smith Ballew & His Orchestra-November
135 From The Top Of Your Head-Bing Crosby-October
136 Every Little Movement-Don Mattison,Skeets Herfurt,Roc Hillman & Dorsey Brothers-July
137 Ole Faithful-Gene Autry-March
138 You Are My Lucky Star-Eleanor Powell-November
139 The Piccolino-Fred Astaire & Leo Reisman & His Orchestra-September
140 A Little White Gardenia-Hal Kemp & His Orchestra-March
141 Just One Of Those Things-Richard Himber & His Orchstra-December
142 Star Dust-Jimmie Luceford & His Orchestra-July
143 Footloose And Fancy Free-Richard Himber & His Orchstra-July
144 Life Is A Song-Elmer Feldkamp,Freddy Martin & His Orchestra-May
145 Tumbling Tumbleweeds-Gene Autry-March
146 Flirtation Walk-Paul Small,Victor Young & His Orchestra-January
147 Cheek To Cheek-Boswell Sisters & Will Bradley Orchestra-November
148 King Porter-Benny Goodman & His Orchestra-September
149 In A Little Gypsy Tea Room-Russ Morgan & His Orchestra-August
150 Seein' Is Believin'-Guy Lombardo & His Royal Canadians-June
151 Lovely To Look At-Phil Downey,Leo Reisman & His Orchestra-April
152 Night Wind-Bob Crosby & Dorsey Brothers-March
153 Tiny Little Fingertips-Kay Weber & Dorsey Brothers-March
154 I Believe In Miracles-Fats Waller-March
155 You're The Top-Cole Porter-January
156 Tidal Wave-Russ Morgan & His Orchestra-July
157 The Japanese Sandman-Benny Goodman & His Orchestra-June
158 Love And A Dime-Jan Garber & His Orchestra-June
159 Flowers For Madame-Al Bowlly,Ray Noble & His Orchestra-April
160 Thanks A Million-Paul Whiteman & His Orchestra-December
161 You And The Night And The Moon-Libby Holman-January
162 Truckin'-Henry "Red" Allen & Mills Blue Rhythm Band-October
163 Every Now And Then-Ramona-October
164 Lullaby Of Broadway-Reginald Foresythe & His Orchestra-March
165 Weather Man-Wingy Manone,Adian Rollini & The Gang-July
166 The Dixieland Band:Version 1-Helen Ward,Benny Goodman & His Orchestra-May
167 It's An Old Southern Custom-Lee Sherwood,Eddy Duchin & His Orchestra-April
168 Don't Be Afraid To Tell Your Mother-Pinky Tomlin,Jimmie Grier & His Orchestra-February
169 Chasing Shadows-Enric Madriguera & His Orchestra-June
170 (There's A) Little Picture Playhouse In My Heart-Freddy Martin & His Orchestra-April
171 Double Trouble-Freshmen,Ray Noble & His Orchestra-September
172 Why Shouldn't I?-Johnny Green & His Orchestra-December
173 I Get A Kick Out Of You-Ethel Merman & Johnny Greene's Orchestra-January
174 Sometimes I'm Happy-Benny Goodman & His Orchestra-September
175 What A Little Moonlight Can Do-Bille Holiday,Teddy Wilson & His Orchestra-August
176 You're A Heavenly Thing-Helen Ward,Benny Goodman & His Orchestra-May
177 What A Little Moonlight Can Do-Billie Holiday-March
178 If You Were Mine-Bille Holiday,Teddy Wilson & His Orchestra-December
179 Santa Claus Is Coming To Town-Sonny Schuyler,George Hall & His Orchestra-January
180 Flowers For Madame-Frank Tennille,Bob Crosby & His Orchestra-June
181 I'm Living In A Great Big Way-Louis Prima & His Orchestra-June
182 Red Sails In The Sunset-Jack Jackson & His Orchestra-December
183 My Heart Is An Open Book-Kenny Sargent,Glen Gray & The Casa Loma Orchestra-April
184 That's What You Think-Will Osborne & His Orchestra-September
185 Sweet And Slow-Fats Waller-September
186 Everything's Been Done Before-Guy Lombardo & His Royal Canadians-May
187 China Boy-Isham Jones & His Orchestra-May
188 Whose Honey Are You?-Fats Waller-April
189 Blow,Gabriel,Blow-Enric Madriguera & His Orchestra-January
190 Begin The Beguine-Don Reid,Xavier Cugat & His Waldorf-Astoria Orchestra-November
191 I Wished On The Moon-Little Jack Little-August
192 Me And My Wonderful One-Cleo Brown-July
193 Little Boy Blue-Little Jack Little-January
194 Haunting Me-Lee Sherwood,Eddy Duchin & His Orchestra-October
195 Star Gazing-Kay Kyser & His Orchestra-August
196 I'd Rather Listen To Your Eyes-Jacques Renard & His Orchestra-November
197 Animal Crackers In My Soup-Don Bestor & His Orchestra-September
198 In A Sentimental Mood-Duke Ellington & His Famous Orchestra-July
199 Lullaby On Broadway-Bob Allen,Hal Kemp & His Orchestra-April
200 Maybe I'm Wrong Again-Bing Crosby & Georgie Stoll Orchestra-January
201 It Never Dawned On Me-Enric Madriguera & His Orchestra-December
202 The Piccolino-Al Bowlly,Ray Noble & His Orchestra-September
203 Chinatown,My Chinatown-Al Bowlly,Ray Noble & His Orchestra-August
204 I'll Never Say "Never" Again-Don Mattison,Skeets Herfurt,Roc Hillman & Dorsey Brothers-July
205 Chasing Shadows-Louis Prima & His Orchestra-July
206 The Night Is Young-Kenny Sargent,Glen Gray & The Casa Loma Orchestra-June
207 Down By The River-Guy Lombardo & His Royal Canadians-June
208 The Rhythm Of The Rhumba-Buddy Clark,Joe Host,Lud Gluskin & His Orchestra-March
209 So Close To The Forest-Henry King & His Orchestra-February 
210 June In January-Guy Lombardo & His Royal Canadians-January
211 I'd Love To Take Orders From You-Phil Harris-November
212 You're So Darn Charming-Bob Allen,Hal Kemp & His Orchestra-August
213 St.Louis Blues-Boswell Sisters-August
214 Dancing Dogs-Mills Blue Rhythm Band-June
215 Once Upon A Midnight-Bob Allen,Hal Kemp & His Orchestra-May
216 I'm In The Mood For Love-Frances Langford-October
217 Accent On Youth-Paul Pendarvis & His Orchestra-September
218 I Feel A Song Comin' On-Frances Langford-September
219 She's A Latin From Manhattan-Ozzie Nelson & His Orchestra-June
220 It's Bad For Me-Al Bowlly,Ray Noble & His Orchestra-March
221 Restless-Maxine Gray,Hal Kemp & His Orchestra-April
222 Clouds-Roy Hendricks,Benny Goodman & His Orchestra-March
223 It's Dark On Observatory Hill-Dorsey Brothers-January
224 It Ain't Necessarily So-Leo Reisman & His Orchestra-December
225 Isn't This A Lovely Day?-Phil Ohman & His Orchestra-October
226 What A Little Moonlight Can Do-Jack Jackson & His Orchestra-August
227 Reckless-Freddy Martin & His Orchestra-June
228 Throwin' Stones At The Sun-Helen Ward,Benny Goodman & His Orchestra-February
229 Because Of Once Upon A Time-Fats Waller-February
230 On The Good Ship Lollipop-Ted Fio Rito & His Orchestra-February
231 I'm Goin' Shopping With You-Little Jack Little-March
232 Got A Date With An Angel-Bob Allen,Hal Kemp & His Orchestra-January
233 It's Dangerous To Love Like This-Hal Kemp & His Orchestra-December
234 Dinah Lou-Chuck Richards & Mills Blue Rhythm Band-October
235 Body And Soul-Henry Allen & His Orchestra-June
236 Would There Be Love?-Guy Lombardo & His Royal Canadians-May
237 Down By The River-Bing Crosby & Georgie Stoll Orchestra-April
238 The Night Is Young-Smith Ballew & His Orchestra-March
239 So Red The Rose-Skinnay Ennis,Hal Kemp & His Orchestra-March
240 If There Is Someone Lovelier Than You-Enric Madriguera & His Orchestra-February
241 The Gentlemen Obviously Doesn't Believe (In Love)-Kay Weber & Dorsey Brothers-October
242 Sweet Lorraine-Bille Holiday,Teddy Wilson & His Orchestra-October
243 Can The Circle Be Unbroken (Bye And Bye)-Carter Family-August
244 Every Single Little Tingle Of My Heart-Kay Weber & Dorsey Brothers-July
245 Get Rhythm In Your Feet-Freddy Martin & His Orchestra-July
246 Honeysuckle Rose-Fats Waller-February
247 It Never Dawned On Me-Frank Luther,Victor Young & His Orchestra-November
248 Embassy Stomp-Ambrose & His Orchestra-October
249 Dodgin' A Divorce-Reginald Foresythe & His Orchestra-September
250 Garden Of Weed-Reginald Foresythe & His Orchestra-February
251 Me And Marie-Johnny Green & His Orchestra-November
252 Jingle Bells-Benny Goodman & His Orchestra-October
253 I'm In The Mood For Love-Frank Luther,Leo Reisman & His Orchestra-September
254 Kiss Me Goodnight-Richard Himber & His Orchstra-July
255 If It's Love-Bob Crosby & Dorsey Brothers-February
256 You And The Night And The Music-Leo Reisman & His Orchestra-February
257 All Through The Night-Helen Ward,Harry Rosenthal & His Orchestra-January
258 Me Without You-Joe Morrison-January
259 Will Love Find A Way?-Deane Janis,Hal Kemp & His Orchestra-January
260 You Let Me Down-Jimmy Dorsey & His Orchestra-December
261 I Picked A Flower The Color Of Your Eyes-Ozzie Nelson & His Orchestra-December
262 Harlem Heat-Mills Blue Rhythm Band-November
263 When The Leaves Bid The Trees Goodbye-Bob Bunch,Enric Madriguera & His Orchestra-November
264 12th Street Rag-Fats Waller-September
265 Mad About That Boy-Al Bowlly,Ray Noble & His Orchestra-August
266 Black And Tan Fantasy-Jimmie Luceford & His Orchestra-May
267 Lullaby Of Broadway-Chick Bullock & His Orchestra-May
268 Singing A Happy Song-Helen Ward,Benny Goodman & His Orchestra-April
269 Sweet Music-Victor Young & His Orchestra-March
270 Mr. & Mrs. Is The Name-Dick Powell-February
271 Hula O Ka Ain-Andy Iona & His Orchestra-February 
272 Moon Over Miami-Connee Boswell-February
273 Honeysuckle Rose-Don Mattison,Skeets Herfurt,Roc Hillman & Dorsey Brothers-January
274 At A Little Church Affair-Cliff Weston,Tommy Dorsey & His Orchestra-December
275 Take Me Back To My Boot And Saddle-Frank Luther,Victor Young & His Orchestra-December
276 After You're Gone-Benny Goodman & His Orchestra-October 
277 Nothing Lives Longer Than Love-Enric Madriguera & His Orchestra-October
278 Don't Be That Way-Chick Webb & His Orchestra-August
279 Rhythm Is Our Business-Wingy Manone & His Orchestra-August
280 The Cocoanut Peanut Vendor-Pedro Berrios,Faust Delgado,Xavier Cugat & His Waldorf-Astoria Orchestra-August
281 The Lady In Red-Joe Haymes & His Orchestra-July
282 (I've Grown So Lonesome) Thinking Of You-Kay Kyser & His Orchestra-July
283 Go Into Your Dance-Marjorie Logan,Johnny Green & His Orchestra-June
284 Lovely To Look At-Irene Dunne-June
285 My Melancholy Baby-Al Bowlly & Ray Noble Orchestra-May
286 I Won't Dance-Loretta Lee,Sonny Schuyler,George Hall & His Orchestra-May
287 Pardon My Love-Fats Waller-May
288 I'm Goin' Shoppin' With You-Dick Powell-April
289 Soon-Will Osborne & His Orchestra-April
290 Oh Susanna,Dust Off The Old Pianna-Harriet Hillard,Ozzie Nelson & His Orchestra-March
291 London On A Rainy Night-Ambrose & His Orchestra-March
292 Keep That Hi-De-Hi In Your Soul-Cab Calloway-February
293 Where There's Smoke-There's Fire-Elmer Feldkamp,Freddy Martin & His Orchestra-February
294 I Surrender,Dear-Red Norvo & His Orchestra-January
295 I Get A Kick Out Of You-Sally Singer,Leo Reisman & 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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