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BILLBOARD MAGAZINE'S (USA) (JUKE BOX PLAYS CHART:BARRY KOWAL) TOP SINGLES OF 1944 PDF Print E-mail
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Aug 09, 2015 at 02:30 PM
BILLBOARD MAGAZINE'S (USA) (JUKE BOX PLAYS CHART:BARRY KOWAL) TOP SINGLES OF 1944




 


 
 
No. Song-Artist-Peak Month
 1 I'LL GET BY (AS LONG AS I HAVE YOU)-HARRY JAMES ORCHESTRA & DICK HAYMES-JUNE 1794 
  2 YOU ALWAYS HURT THE ONE YOU LOVE-MILLS BROTHERS-October 1746 
  3 SWINGING ON A STAR-BING CROSBY, WILLIAMS BROTHERS-August 1554 
  4 G.I. JIVE-LOUIS JORDAN & THE TYMPANY FIVE-August 1456 
  5 BESAME MUCHO (KISS ME MUCH)-JIMMY DORSEY ORCHESTRA, BOB EBERLY, KITTY KALLEN-April 1398 
  6 SAN FERNANDO VALLEY-BING CROSBY, JOHN SCOTT TROTTER ORCHESTRA-April 1394 
  7 SHOO-SHOO BABY-Andrews Sisters, Vic Schoen Orchestra-January 1360 
  8 MY HEART TELLS ME (SHOULD I BELIEVE MY HEART?)-Glen Gray,Casa Loma Orchestra,Eugenie Baird-January 1346 
  9 I'LL WALK ALONE-Dinah Shore-November 1324 
 10 I'LL BE SEEING YOU-Bing Crosby, John Scott Trotter Orchestra-July 1314 
 11 I'll Walk Alone-Martha Tilton-October 1194 
 12 I Love You-Bing Crosby, John Scott Trotter Orchestra-May 1102 
 13 Is You Is Or Is You Ain't (Ma' Baby)-Louis Jordan & The Tympany Five-September 1074 
 14 Don't Sweetheart Me-Lawrence Welk Orchestra, Wayne Marsh-May 1074 
 15 Into Each Life Some Rain Must Fall-Ink Spots, Ella Fitzgerald-December 1058 
 16 It's Love-love-love-Guy Lombardo Orchestra, Skip Nelson-May 1008 
 17 Mairzy Doats-Merry Macs-March 976 
 18 Long Ago (And Far Away)-Helen Forrest,Dick Haymes,Camarata Orchestra-July 938 
 19 (There'll Be A) Hot Time In The Town Of Berlin-Bing Crosby,Andrews Sisters,Vic Schoen Orchestra-October 936 
 20 Amor-Bing Crosby, John Scott Trotter Orchestra-August 882 
 21 How Many Hearts Have You Broken-Three Suns-September 878 
 22 I'm Making Believe-Ink Spots, Ella Fitzgerald-December 874 
 23 I'll Be Seeing You-Tommy Dorsey Orchestra, Frank Sinatra-July 774 
 24 And Her Tears Flowed Like Wine-Stan Kenton Orchestra,Anita O'Day-October 764 
 25 Poinciana (Song Of The Tree)-Bing Crosby, John Scott Trotter Orchestra-April 756 
 26 Milkman,Keep Those Bottles Quiet-Ella Mae Morse,Dick Walters Orchestra-June 753 
 27 Dance With A Dolly (With A Hole In Her Stockin')-Evelyn Knight,Camarata Orchestra-October 731 
 28 I Couldn't Sleep A Wink Last Night-Frank Sinatra,Bobby Tucker Singers-March 718 
 29 The Trolley Song-Pied Pipers, Paul Weston Orchestra-December 698 
 30 When They Ask About You-Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra, Kitty Kallen-May 680 
 31 Good Night, Wherever You Are-Russ Morgan Orchestra-July 652 
 32 Pretty Kitty Blue Eyes-Merry Macs-September 622
 33 Is You Is Or Is You Ain't (Ma' Baby)-Bing Crosby,Andrews Sisters,Vic Schoen Orchestra-November 616 
 34 No Love, No Nothin'-Ella Mae Morse, Dick Walters Orchestra-February 606 
 35 Too-ra-loo-ra-loo-ra! (That's An Irish Lullaby)-Bing Crosby,John Scott Trotter Orchestra-November 572 
 36 They're Either Too Young Or Too Old-Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra,Kitty Kallen-January 558
 37 Dance With A Dolly (With A Hole In Her Stockin')-Russ Morgan Orchestra,Al Jennings-December 558 
 38 Holiday For Strings-David Rose Orchestra-April 542 
 39 Straighten Up And Fly Right-Andrews Sisters, Vic Schoen Orchestra-August 532 
 40 Smoke On The Water-Red Foley-October 530 
 41 It's Love-love-love-Four King Sisters-May 522 
 42 It Had To Be You-Betty Hutton, Paul Weston Orchestra-September 514 
 43 Together-Helen Forrest,Dick Haymes,Victor Young Orchestra-November 506 
 44 My Ideal-Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra, Bob Eberly-February 496 
 45 Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me-Woody Herman Orchestra-March 492 
 46 Cherry-Harry James Orchestra-February 482 
 47 Together-Guy Lombardo Orchestra, Tony Craig-October 468 
 48 Shoo-shoo Baby-Ella Mae Morse, Dick Walters Orchestra-February 420
 49 I'll Get By (As Long As I Have You)-Ink Spots-May 418 
 50 Speak Low-Guy Lombardo Orchestra, Billy Leach-March 418 
 51 No Love, No Nothin'-Johnny Long Orchestra, Patti Dugan-March 404 
 52 Star Eyes-Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra, Bob Eberly, Kitty Kallen-February 386 
 53 Dance With A Dolly (With A Hole In Her Stockin')-Tony Pastor Orchestra-December 384 
 54 Time Waits For No One-Helen Forrest, Camarata Orchestra-September 384 
 55 Amor-Andy Russell, Al Sack Orchestra-July 382 
 56 It Had To Be You-Dick Haymes, Helen Forrest, Victor Young Orchestra-October 378 
 57 How Sweet You Are-Kay Armen, Balladiers-February 372 
 58 Amor-Xavier Cugat Orchestra, Carmen Castillo-August 362 
 59 Take It Easy-Guy Lombardo Orchestra-April 360 
 60 Time Waits For No One-Johnny Long Orchestra, Patti Dugan-September 356
 61 How Blue The Night-Dick Haymes, Emil Newman Orchestra-August 353 
 62 Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me-Duke Ellington Orchestra-February 340 
 63 Poinciana (Song Of The Tree)-Benny Carter Orchestra-March 326 
 64 The Music Stopped-Woody Herman Orchestra, Frances Wayne-April 322 
 65 Cow-cow Boogie-Ink Spots, Ella Fitzgerald-April 319 
 66 Don't Believe Everything You Dream-Ink Spots-April 297 
 67 I'll Walk Alone-Mary Martin, Camarata Orchester-December 294 
 68 It Must Be Jelly ('cause Jam Don't Shake Like That)-Glenn Miller Orchestra,Modernaires-February 292 
 69 Long Ago (And Far Away)-Perry Como-June 286 
 70 What A Diff'rence A Day Made-Andy Russell,Paul Weston Orchestra-October 282 
 71 Long Ago (And Far Away)-Jo Stafford, Paul Weston Orchestra-July 272 
 72 The Trolley Song-Vaughn Monroe Orchestra, Marilyn Duke-December 256 
 73 My Shining Hour-Glen Gray, Casa Loma Orchestra, Eugenie Baird-February 252 
 74 By The River Of The Roses-Woody Herman Orchestra-May 250 
 75 Vict'ry Polka-Bing Crosby,Andrews Sisters,Vic Schoen Orchestra-January 242 
 76 Suddenly It's Spring-Glen Gray, Casa Loma Orchestra, Eugenie Baird-June 240 
 77 Mairzy Doats-Al Trace Orchestra, Red Maddock-March 238 
 78 Poinciana (Song Of The Tree)-David Rose Orchestra-March 216 
 79 The Patty Cake Man-Ella Mae Morse, Billy May Orchestra-October 194 
 80 The Trolley Song-Four King Sisters-December 192 
 81 Milkman, Keep Those Bottles Quiet-Woody Herman Orchestra-July 192 
 82 Tess's Torch Song (I Had A Man)-Ella Mae Morse,Dick Walters Orchestra-June 170 
 83 How Sweet You Are-Jo Stafford, Paul Weston Orchestra-February 164 
 84 Twilight Time-Three Suns-December 161 
 85 I'll Get By (As Long As I Have You)-Four King Sisters,Alvino Ray Orchestra-June 160 
 86 Milkman, Keep Those Bottles Quiet-Four King Sisters-July 152 
 87 A Fellow On A Furlough-Phil Hanna, Leonard Joy Orchestra-September 150 
 88 Long Ago (And Far Away)-Bing Crosby, John Scott Trotter Orchestra-July 148 
 89 My Ideal-Billy Butterfield Orchestra, Margaret Whiting-January 140 
 90 Is My Baby Blue Tonight-Lawrence Welk Orchestra, Jayne Walton-May 138 
 91 The Dreamer-Kay Armen, Balladiers-January 136 
 92 You're From Texas-Bob Wills & The Texas Playboys,Leon Mcauliffe-October 132 
 93 White Christmas-Bing Crosby,Ken Darby Singers-December 176 
 94 Till Then-Mills Brothers-November 127
 95 Long Ago (And Far Away)-Guy Lombardo Orchestra, Tony Craig-July 126
 96 Straighten Up And Fly Right-King Cole Trio-July 124
 97 How Many Hearts Have You Broken-Stan Kenton Orchestra,Gene Howard-November 124 
 98 G.I. Jive-Johnny Mercer,Paul Weston Orchestra-July 122 
 99 Lili Marlene-Perry Como-September 120 
100 Estrellita (My Little Star)-Harry James Orchestra-October 117 
101 How Many Hearts Have You Broken-Tiny Hill Orchestra-December 109 
102 We Might As Well Forget It-Bob Wills & The Texas Playboys, Leon Huff-October 102
103 I Learned A Lesson, I'll Never Forget-Five Red Caps-September 96
104 Try Me One More Time-Ernest Tubb-January 96 
105 For The First Time (I've Fallen In Love)-Dick Haymes,Song Spinners-January 96 
106 Sweet Slumber-Lucky Millinder Orchestra, Trevor Bacon-January 96 
 107 Night And Day-Frank Sinatra, Axel Stordahl Orchestra-September 90 
108 I Love You-Perry Como-May 86 
109 Suddenly It's Spring-Hildegarde, Harry Sosnik Orchestra-May 78 
110 I Love You-Enric Madriguera Orchestra, Bob Lido-April 76 
111 Down In The Valley-Andrews Sisters, Vic Schoen Orchestra-June 74 
112 Holiday For Strings-Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra-April 72 
113 Soldier's Last Letter-Ernest Tubb-September 70 
114 Have I Stayed Away Too Long-Perry Como-January 68 
115 Memphis Blues-Harry James Orchestra-July 64 
116 Shoo-shoo Baby-Jan Garber Orchestra, Liz Tilton-March 62 
117 His Rocking Horse Ran Away-Betty Hutton,Paul Weston Orchestra-August 56 
118 My Ideal-Maxine Sullivan-February 54 
119 Every Day Of My Life-Frank Sinatra, Harry James Orchestra-June 54 
120 An Hour Never Passes-Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra, Gladys Tell-October 52 
121 It Had To Be You-Artie Shaw Orchestra-September 52 
122 Let Me Love You Tonight-Woody Herman Orchestra, Billie Rogers-December 50 
123 A Lovely Way To Spend An Evening-Ink Spots-March 48 
124 Tess's Torch Song (I Had A Man)-Cootie Williams Orchestra,Pearl Bailey-May 46 
125 Silver Wings In The Moonlight-Freddie Slack Orchestra,Margaret Whiting-April 44 
126 Corns For My Country-Andrews Sisters,Vic Schoen Orchestra-December 42 
127 Jump Town-Harry James Orchestra-January 42 
128 I've Had This Feeling Before (But Never Like This)-Johnny Long Orchestra,Gene Williams-March 40 
129 Gee, Baby, Ain't I Good To You-King Cole Trio-November 39 
130 Someday I'll Meet You Again-Enric Madriguera Orchestra,Bob Lido-June 38 
131 Blue Rain-Glenn Miller Orchestra, Ray Eberle-January 36 
132 The Prodigal Son-Roy Acuff & The Smoky Mountain Boys-February 36 
133 I Wish That I Could Hide Inside This Letter-Lawrence Welk Orchestra,Jayne Walton-February 34 
134 My Heart Tells Me-Jan Garber Orchestra, Bob Davis Quintet-February 34 
135 Mexico Joe-Ivie Anderson, Ceele Burke Orchestra-April 32 
136 Abraham-Freddy Martin Orchestra, Glenn Hughes-February 32 
137 Old Aquaintance-Jo Stafford, Paul Weston Orchestra-January 32 
138 Ration Blues-Louis Jordan & The Tympany Five-February 30 
139 Mairzy Doats-Lawrence Welk Orchestra, Bobby Beers-April 30 
140 Solo Flight-Benny Goodman Orchestra-January 30 
141 I'll Be Around-Mills Brothers-February 30 
142 Lili Marlene-Hildegarde, Harry Sosnik Orchestra-September 30 
143 Long Ago (And Far Away)-Three Suns-July 30 
144 Tweedle-o-twill-Gene Autry-January 30 
145 For The Good Of Your Country-Count Basie Orchestra,Jimmy Rushing-January 30 
146 Let's Sing A Song About Susie-Merry Macs-October 28 
147 Cherry-Erskine Hawkins Orchestra, Jimmy Mitchelle-February 28 
148 By The Light Of The Silvery Moon-Ray Noble Orchestra, Snooky Lanson & The Boys-July 28 
149 Cleanin' My Rifle (And Dreamin' Of You)-Lawrence Welk Orchestra,Bobby Beers-February 28 
150 The Surrey With The Fringe On Top-Alfred Drake-January 28 
151 When My Man Comes Home-Buddy Johnson Orchestra, Ella Johnson-April 28 
152 You Belong To My Heart-Phil Brito, Paul Lavelle Orchestra-September 28 
153 Embraceable You-Tommy Dorsey Orchestra,Jo Stafford,Pied Pipers-January 26 
154 Sing A Tropical Song-Andrews Sisters, Vic Schoen Orchestra-July 26 
155 Louise-Russ Morgan Orchestra-July 26 
156 Cherry Red Blues-Cootie Williams Orchestra,Eddie 'cleanhead' Vinson-August 26 
157 It Had To Be You-Earl Hines Orchestra,Madeline Greene,Three Varieties-August 26 
158 Friendly Tavern Polka-Horace Heidt Orchestra, Jerry Bowne-March 26 
159 Cryin' The Boogie Blues-Will Bradley & The Boogie Woogie Boys-January 26 
160 I Dream A Lot About You-Jimmie Lunceford Orchestra,Dan Grissom-October 26 
161 Tico- Tico-Andrews Sisters, Vic Schoen Orchestra-July 26 
162 Sunrise Serenade-Glenn Miller Orchestra-January 26 
163 Hamp's Boogie Woogie-Lionel Hampton Orchestra,Earl Bostic-September 26 
164 Too Late To Worry-Al Dexter & The Troopers-April 26 
165 Once Too Often-Ella Fitzgerald-July 25
166 Arsenic And Old Face-Jerry Jerome,Yank Lawson,Ray Conniff-June 24 
167 No Love, No Nothin'-Jan Garber Orchestra, Liz Tilton-May 24 
168 Umbriago-Jimmy Durante, Six Hits And A Miss-October 24 
169 Another One Of Them Things-Tommy Dorsey Orchestra-March 24 
170 Back Beat Boogie-Harry James Orchestra-April 24 
171 Sam's Got Him-Johnny Mercer-September 24 
172 Since You Went Away-Jerry Wald Orchestra,Ginnie Powell-September 24 
173 I Love You-Jo Stafford, Paul Weston Orchestra-June 24 
174 Mairzy Doats-Four King Sisters-April 22 
175 On A Little Street In Singapore-Frank Sinatra,Harry James Orchestra-May 22 
176 Hurry! Hurry! Hurry!-Lucky Millinder Orchestra,Wynonie Harris-August 22 
177 Take It, Jackson-Vaughn Monroe Orchestra, Marilyn Duke-September 22 
178 Behind Those Swinging Doors-Spike Jones & The City Slickers-June 22 
179 Charmaine-Frankie Carle Orchestra-October 22 
180 Robin Hood-Tony Pastor Orchestra-December 22 
181 Here We Go Again-Glenn Miller Orchestra-April 22 
182 Main Stem-Duke Ellington Orchestra-March 22 
183 Sleepy Time Gal-Harry James Orchestra-August 20
184 Dancing In The Dark-Artie Shaw Orchestra-March 20 
185 There's A New Moon Over My Shoulder-Tex Ritter,Texans-December 20 
186 Don't Take Your Love From Me-Glen Gray,Casa Loma Orchestra,Eugenie Baird-October 20 
187 Babalu-Xavier Cugat Orchestra, Miguelito Valdez-April 20 
188 I'll Forgive You But I Can't Forget-Roy Acuff & The Smoky Mountain Boys-December 20 
189 Sweet And Lovely-Bing Crosby-December 20 
190 It's Funny To Everyone But Me-Frank Sinatra,Harry James Orchestra-October 20 
191 Besame Mucho-Abe Lyman, Californians, Rose Blane-February 20 
192 She Broke My Heart In Three Places-Hoosier Hot Shots-June 20 
193 Irresistible You-Ginny Simms-April 20 
194 Janie-Dick Haymes, Victor Young Orchestra-November 19 
195 I Don't Want Anybody At All (If I Can't Have You)-Charlie Barnet Orchestra, Huck Andrews-December 19 
196 How Many Times Do I Have To Tell You-Dick Haymes,Emil Newman Orchestra-June 19 
197 I'm In Love With Someone (Who Is Not In Love With Me)-Art Kassel Orchestra, Jimmy Featherstone-June 19 
198 South-Bennie Moten's Kansas City Orchestra-December 19 
199 Meet Me In St. Louis,Louis-Judy Garland,George Stoll Orchestra-December 19 
200 Have I Stayed Away Too Long-Tex Grande-April 19 
201 Rosalita-Al Dexter & The Troopers-April 19 
202 Back Door Stuff (Parts1 & 2)-Jimmie Lunceford Orchestra-April 19 
203 A Journey To A Star-Judy Garland,George Stoll Orchestra-March 19 
204 When My Sugar Walks Down The Street-Ella Fitzgerald-March 19 
205 A String Of Pearls-Glenn Miller Orchestra-March 19 
206 My First Love-Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra, Bob Eberly-February 19 
207 I'll Walk Alone-Louis Prima Orchestra, Lily Ann Carol-May 19 
208 Wish You Were Waiting For Me-Ginny Simms, Nat Brandwynne Orchestra-December 18 
209 Let Me Love You Tonight-Charlie Spivak Orchestra,Jimmy Saunders-December 18 
210 Hurry! Hurry! Hurry!-Benny Carter Orchestra,Savannah Churchill-March 18 
211 Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me-Stan Kenton Orchestra,Red Dorris-April 18 
212 Amor Amor-Enric Madriguera Orchestra, Bob Lido-April 18 
213 And The Angels Sing-Benny Goodman Orchestra,Martha Tilton-October 18 
214 Yesterday's Tears-Ernest Tubb-June 18 
215 I Can't See For Lookin'-King Cole Trio-May 17 
216 Texas Polka-Martha Tilton-June 17 
217 Moon On My Pillow-Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra, Teddy Walters-December 17 
218 The Moment I Laid Eyes On You-Cab Calloway-November 17 
219 Will You Still Be Mine-Tommy Dorsey Orchestra, Connie Haines-November 17 
220 Always-Paul Lavalle Orchestra-November 16 
221 Oh Marie-Louis Prima Orchestra, Lily Ann Carol-November 16 
222 Leave Us Face It (We're In Love)-Hildegarde, Harry Sosnik Orchestra-March 16 
223 By The River Of The Roses-Abe Lyman, Californians, Frank Connors-February 16 

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