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Written by Barry Kowal   
May 11, 2017 at 02:40 PM

Sentimental Journey

No. Song-Artist-Peak Month
  8 I'M BEGINNING TO SEE THE LIGHT-Harry James Orchestra & Kitty Kallen-April 992 
  9 GOTTA BE THIS OR THAT-Benny Goodman Orchestra-July 964 
 10 IT'S BEEN A LONG, LONG TIME-Harry James Orchestra, Kitty Kallen-November 962 
 11 Chickery Chick-Sammy Kaye Orchestra, Nancy Norman, Kaye Choir-November 948 
 12 Sentimental Journey-Hal Mcintyre Orchestra, Frankie Lester-July 924 
 13 Ac-cent-tchu-ate The Positive-Johnny Mercer,Paul Weston Orchestra,Pied Pipers-March 888 
 14 My Dreams Are Getting Better All The Time-Les Brown Orchestra,Doris Day-April 870 
 15 Caldonia-Woody Herman Orchestra-May 792 
 16 Tampico-Stan Kenton Orchestra, June Christy-September 784 
 17 It's Been A Long, Long Time-Bing Crosby, Les Paul Trio-December 768
 18 Rum And Coca-cola-Andrews Sisters, Vic Schoen Orchestra-February 766 
 19 On The Atchison,Topeka And The Santa Fe-Bing Crosby,Six Hits And A Miss-August 720 
 20 Till The End Of Time-Les Brown Orchestra, Doris Day-September 694 
 21 I'll Buy That Dream-Helen Forrest, Dick Haymes, Victor Young Orchestra-October 654
 22 Saturday Night (Is The Loneliest Night In The Week)-Frank Sinatra, Axel Stordahl Orchestra-March 654 
 23 I'll Buy That Dream-Harry James Orchestra, Kitty Kallen-October 640 
 24 Chopin's Polonaise-Carmen Cavallaro Orchestra-August 638 
 25 Bell Bottom Trousers-Tony Pastor Orchestra, Ruth Mccullough-June 632 
 26 Laura-Woody Herman Orchestra-May 616 
 27 There Goes That Song Again-Russ Morgan Orchestra-January 606
 28 A Little On The Lonely Side-Frankie Carle Orchestra, Paul Allen-March 588 
 29 If I Loved You-Perry Como, Russ Case Orchestra-August 586 
 30 Bell Bottom Trousers-Kay Kyser Orchestra, Slim Ferdy Quartet-June 546 
 31 I'm Beginning To See The Light-Duke Ellington Orchestra,Joya Sherrill-March 536 
 32 It Might As Well Be Spring-Dick Haymes, Victor Young Orchestra-December 500 
 33 Just A Prayer Away-Bing Crosby, Ken Darby Singers-April 496 
 34 That's For Me-Dick Haymes, Victor Young Orchestra-November 486 
 35 Waitin' For The Train To Come In-Peggy Lee,Dave Barbour Orchestra-December 480 
 36 You Belong To My Heart-Bing Crosby, Xavier Cugat Orchestra-June 478 
 37 It Might As Well Be Spring-Paul Weston Orchestra,Margaret Whiting-November 472 
 38 It's Been A Long,Long Time-Charlie Spivak Orchestra,Irene Daye-December 466 
 39 Twilight Time-Three Suns-March 439
 40 Cocktails For Two-Spike Jones & The City Slickers-February 434 
 41 Stuff Like That There-Betty Hutton, Paul Weston Orchestra-April 432 
 42 The Trolley Song-Judy Garland, George Stoll Orchestra-January 422 
 43 It's Been A Long,Long Time-Stan Kenton Orchestra,June Christy-November 392 
 44 Ac-cent-tchu-ate The Positive-Bing Crosby,Andrews Sisters,Vic Schoen Orchestra-March 350 
 45 Dream-Freddy Martin Orchestra, Artie Wayne-July 346 
 46 Yah-ta-ta Yah-ta-ta (Talk, Talk, Talk)-Bing Crosby, Judy Garland-May 338 
 47 Dream-Frank Sinatra, Ken Lane Singers-June 332 
 48 Laura-Freddy Martin Orchestra-May 330 
 49 Don't Fence Me In-Sammy Kaye Orchestra, Billy Williams-February 320 
 50 Candy-Dinah Shore, Al Sack Orchestra-May 318 
 51 Good,Good,Good (That's You-that's You)-Xavier Cugat Orchestra,Del Campo-June 308 
 52 My Dreams Are Getting Better All The Time-Phil Moore Four,Billy Daniels-April 306 
 53 The Trolley Song-Vaughn Monroe Orchestra, Marilyn Duke-January 304
 54 Ac-cent-tchu-ate The Positive-Artie Shaw Orchestra,Imogene Lynn-February 296
 55 There's No You-Jo Stafford, Paul Weston Orchestra-June 296 
 56 I Wish I Knew-Dick Haymes, Victor Young Orchestra-September 268 
 57 If I Loved You-Bing Crosby, John Scott Trotter Orchestra-September 264 
 58 Waitin' For The Train To Come In-Harry James Orchestra,Kitty Kallen-December 262 
 59 Sentimental Journey-Merry Macs-June 260 
 60 Along The Navajo Trail-Bing Crosby,Andrews Sisters,Vic Schoen Orchestra-October 254 
 61 (Did You Ever Get) That Feeling In The Moonlight-Perry Como,Satisfiers-October 248 
 62 A Kiss Goodnight-Woody Herman Orchestra-August 244 
 63 There Goes That Song Again-Sammy Kaye Orchestra, Nancy Norman-February 242 
 64 I Dream Of You-Andy Russell, Paul Weston Orchestra-January 234
 65 White Christmas-Bing Crosby, Ken Darby Singers-December 232  
 66 I'll Buy That Dream-Hal Mcintyre Orchestra,Frankie Lester-October 228 
 67 Chloe-Spike Jones & The City Slickers-May 226 
 68 My Dreams Are Getting Better All The Time-Johnny Long Orchestra,Francis Lane,Dick Robertson-April 226 
 69 I Dream Of You (More Than You Dream I Do)-Tommy Dorsey Orchestra,Freddie Stewart-January 220
 70 That's For Me-Jo Stafford-October 216 
 71 I'm Gonna Love That Gal (Like She's Never Been Loved Before)-Perry Como,Russ Case Orchestra-October 216 
 72  I Dream Of You (More Than You Dream I Do)-Frank Sinatra,Axel Stordahl Orchestra-February 208 
 73 I Wish-Mills Brothers-May 200 
 74 There Must Be A Way-Charlie Spivak Orchestra, Jimmy Saunders-July 198 
 75 Till The End Of Time-Dick Haymes, Victor Young Orchestra-October 196 
 76 Bell Bottom Trousers-Guy Lombardo Orchestra, Jimmy Brown-July 192 
 77 Bell Bottom Trousers-Jerry Colonna-July 188 
 78 On The Atchison,Topeka And The Santa Fe-Tommy Dorsey Orchestra,Sentimentalists-August 184 
 79 Evelina-Bing Crosby-February 183
 80 Laura-Johnnie Johnston, Paul Baron Orchestra-June 174 
 81 The Three Caballeros-Bing Crosby,Andrews Sisters,Vic Schoen Orchestra-March 172 
 82 11:60 Pm-Harry James Orchestra, Kitty Kallen-October 168 
 83 Saturday Night (Is The Loneliest Night In The Week)-Sammy Kaye Orchestra,Nancy Norman-March 160 
 84 Don't Forget Tonight Tomorrow-Frank Sinatra, Charioteers-December 152
 85 More And More-Tommy Dorsey Orchestra, Bonnie Lou Williams-April 150 
 86 Gotta Be This Or That-Sammy Kaye Orchestra,Nancy Norman,Kaye Choir-August 144 
 87 Close As Pages In A Book-Benny Goodman Orchestra, Jane Harvey-May 144 
 88 Hong Kong Blues-Hoagy Carmichael-October 142 
 89 You Belong To My Heart-Charlie Spivak Orchestra, Jimmy Saunders-June 138 
 90 If I Loved You-Harry James Orchestra, Buddy Divito-July 138 
 91 There! I've Said It Again-Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra,Teddy Walters-July 136 
 92 Laura-Jerry Wald Orchestra, Dick Merrick-May 134 
 93 In The Middle Of May-Freddy Martin Orchestra, Martin Men-December 130 
 94 The More I See You-Dick Haymes, Victor Young Orchestra-July 128 
 95 A Door Will Open-Tommy Dorsey Orchestra,Stuart Foster,Sentimentalists-December 126
 96 Rosemary-Kay Kyser Orchestra, Michael Douglas-September 126 
 97 On The Atchison,Topeka And The Santa Fe-Tommy Tucker Time,Don Brown,Three Two Timers-August 126 
 98 I Should Care-Martha Tilton, Eddie Miller Orchestra-March 126 
 99 Opus No. 1-Tommy Dorsey Orchestra-March 122 
100 I Should Care-Tommy Dorsey Orchestra,Bonnie Lou Williams,Sentimentalists-April 120 
101 Laura-Dick Haymes, Victor Young Orchestra-June 116 
102 There Goes That Song Again-Billy Butterfield Orchestra,Margaret Whiting-February 112
103 I'm Wastin' My Tears On You-Tex Ritter & The Texans-January 109
104 Caldonia-Erskine Hawkins Orchestra, Ace Harris-May 108 
105 My Guy's Come Back-Benny Goodman Orchestra, Liza Morrow-December 102
106 The More I See You-Harry James Orchestra, Buddy Divito-August 102 
107 Here Comes Heaven Again-Perry Como,Russ Case Orchestra-December 102 
108 June Is Bustin' Out All Over-Hildegarde, Guy Lombardo Orchestra,Song Spinners-August 100
109 Sleigh Ride In July-Bing Crosby, John Scott Trotter Orchestra-March 100 
110 Always-Guy Lombardo Orchestra,Stuart Foster-January 98 
111 Angelina-Louis Prima Orchestra & Chorus-January 97 
112 Meet Me In St. Louis,Louis-Guy Lombardo-January 97
113 Along The Navajo Trail-Dinah Shore, Al Sack Orchestra-September 96 
114 There Goes That Song Again-Kay Kyser Orchestra, Georgia Carroll-February 92
115 Along The Navajo Trail-Gene Krupa Orchestra, Buddy Stewart-October 92 
116 Let's Take The Long Way Home-Jo Stafford, Paul Weston Orchestra-March 92 
117 Always-Sammy Kaye Orchestra,Arthur Wright-January 90 
118 Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye-Benny Goodman Orchestra,Peggy Mann-March 90 
119 And Her Tears Flowed Like Wine-Ella Fitzgerald,Johnny Long OrchestraSong Spinners-January 88
120 A Cottage For Sale-Billy Eckstine-October 86 
121 I Should Care-Frank Sinatra, Axel Stordahl Orchestra-June 86 
122 If I Loved You-Frank Sinatra, Axel Stordahl Orchestra-October 84 
123 Gotta Be This Or That-Glen Gray,Casa Loma Orchestra, 'fats' Daniels-September 84 
124 Baia-Bing Crosby, Xavier Cugat Orchestra-June 84 
125 The Blond Sailor-Andrews Sisters, Vic Schoen Orchestra-October 84 
126 The Honeydripper-Jimmie Lunceford Orchestra, Delta Rhythm Boys-December 82 
127 You Can't Get That No More-Louis Jordan & The Tympany Five-March 80 
128 I Don't Want To Love You (Like I Do)-Phil Brito,Paul Lavelle Orchestra-January 80 
129 I'll Be Walkin' With My Honey (Soon,Soon,Soon)-Sammy Kaye Orch.,Nancy Norman,Billy Williams-November 78 
130 There Must Be A Way-Johnnie Johnston, Paul Baron Orchestra-August 78 
131 Bell Bottom Trousers-Jesters-June 78 
132 Horses Don't Bet On People-Kay Kyser Orchestra, Clyde Rogers-September 76 
133 Yah-ta-ta Yah-ta-ta-Harry James Orchestra, Kitty Kallen-May 74 
134 (All Of A Sudden) My Heart Sings-Martha Stewart-April 74 
135 I Should Care-Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra, Teddy Walters-April 72 
136 Nancy (With The Laughing Face)-Frank Sinatra,Axel Stordahl Orchestra-December 70 
137 My Guy's Come Back-Dinah Shore, Russ Case Orchestra-November 68 
138 Tippin' In-Erskine Hawkins Orchestra-May 68 
139 Waitin' For The Train To Come In-Johnny Long Orchestra,Dick Robertson-December 66 
140 Sleigh Ride In July-Tommy Dorsey Orchestra, Bonnie Lou Williams-February 64 
141 Autumn Serenade-Harry James Orchestra-November 64 
142 Everytime-Freddy Martin Orchestra, Glenn Hughes-April 64 
143 Don't Fence Me In-Kate Smith,Jack Miller Orchestra,4 Chicks & Chuck-March 62 
144 More And More-Perry Como-April 62 
145 I Dream Of You (More Than You Dream I Do)-Perry Como-February 58 
146 White Christmas-Frank Sinatra-December 58 
147 Lily Belle-Freddy Martin Orchestra, Gene Conklin,Martin Men-September 48 
148 (All Of A Sudden) My Heart Sings-Johnnie Johnston,Paul Baron Orchestra-March 48 
149 Can't You Read Between The Lines?-Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra,Jean Cromwell-June 46 
150 Hong Kong Blues-Tommy Dorsey Orchestra, 'skeets' Herfurt-October 46 
151 Sleigh Ride In July-Dinah Shore, Al Sack Orchestra-February 46 
152 I Don't Care Who Knows It-Harry James Orchestra, Kitty Kallen-April 46 
153 The Trolley Song-Guy Lombardo Orchestra & Stuart Foster-January 46 
154 Some Sunday Morning-Dick Haymes,Helen Forrest,Victor Young Orchestra-October 44 
155 Out Of This World-Jo Stafford, Paul Weston Orchestra-July 44 
156 You'll Never Walk Alone-Frank Sinatra, Ken Lane Singers-September 44 
157 A Friend Of Yours-Tommy Dorsey Orchestra, Stuart Foster-July 44 
158 On The Atchison,Topeka And The Santa Fe-Judy Garland,Merry Macs, Lyn Murray Orchestra-October 44 
159 Stranger In Town-Martha Tilton, Eddie Miller Orchestra-July 42 
160 Tain't Me-Les Brown Orchestra, Doris Day-June 42 
161 Jimmy's Blues-Count Basie Orchestra, Jimmy Rushing-October 42 
162 All Of My Life-Three Suns-April 42 
163 All Of My Life-Sammy Kaye Orchestra, Billy Williams-April 42 
164 Can't You Read Between The Lines?-Kay Kyser Orchestra,Dolly Mitchell Trio-August 42 
165 I'm Beginning To See The Light-Ella Fitzgerald, Ink Spots-April 40 
166 Love Letters-Dick Haymes, Victor Young Orchestra-September 40 
167 He's Home For A Little While-Dinah Shore, Al Sack Orchestra-April 40 
168 There! L've Said It Again-Modernaires,Paula Kelly,Mitchell Ayres Orchestra-July 40 
169 Out Of This World-Tommy Dorsey Orchestra, Stuart Foster-July 38 
170 A Kiss Goodnight-Freddie Slack Orchestra, Liza Morrow-July 38 
171 Robin Hood-Les Brown Orchestra, Butch Stone-February 38 
172 I'm Gonna Love That Guy-Benny Goodman Orchestra,Dottie Reid-November 38 
173 I'm Confessin' (That I Love You)-Perry Como-March 38 
174 All Of My Life-Bing Crosby, Ken Darby Singers-May 38 
175 Just A Prayer Away-Sammy Kaye Orchestra, Billy Williams,Kaye Choir-April 38 
176 It's Only A Paper Moon-Benny Goodman Orchestra,Dottie Reid-November 38 
177 Northwest Passage-Woody Herman Orchestra-September 36 
178 What Makes The Sunset?-Frank Sinatra, Axel Stordahl Orchestra-May 36 
179 Tico- Tico-Ethel Smith, Bando Carioca-January 34 
180 I'm Making Believe-Hal Mcintyre Orchestra, Ruth Gaylor-February 34 
181 Boogie Woogie-Tommy Dorsey Orchestra-September 34 
182 Temptation-Perry Como-June 32 
183 One Meat Ball-Andrews Sisters, Vic Schoen Orchestra-February 32 
184 Something Sentimental-Vaughn Monroe Orchestra,Norton Sisters-November 30 
185 Caldonia Boogie-Louis Jordan & The Tympany Five-June 30 
186 Surprise Party-Johnny Mercer, Paul Weston Orchestra-November 30 
187 I Love You,I Love You,I Love You Sweetheart Of All My Dreams-Charlie Spivak Orchestra & Irene Daye-April 30 
188 What Do You Want To Make Those Eyes At Me For-Betty Hutton,Paul Weston Orchestra-November 28 
189 Promises-Sammy Kaye Orchestra, Billy Williams-November 28 
190 Captain Kidd-Ella Mae Morse, Billy May Orchestra-May 28 
191 Fishin' For The Moon-Vaughn Monroe Orchestra, Norton Sisters-November 28 
192 Aren't You Glad You're You?-Pied Pipers, Paul Weston Orchestra-December 26 
193 Candy-Jerry Wald Orchestra, Kay Allen-May 26 
194 Rum And Coca-cola-Abe Lyman, Californians, Rose Blane-March 26 
195 If You Are But A Dream-Frank Sinatra, Axel Stordahl Orchestra-January 24 
196 Sleigh Ride In July-Les Brown Orchestra, Gordon Drake-March 24 
197 There Goes That Song Again-Kate Smith, Jack Miller Orchestra-January 20
198 You Always Hurt The One You Love-Sammy Kaye Orchestra,Billy Williams-January 19

* The first Disc Jockey plays chart was published on January 20,1945. 
For the weeks prior to January 20 the Billboard Juke Box plays charts 
were used in compilation of this list. 

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