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Written by Barry Kowal   
May 27, 2018 at 12:12 AM

 TOP SONGS IN THE USA FOR 1920*


    


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No. Song-Artist-Peak Month
 1 DARDANELLA-BEN SLELVIN'S NOVELTY ORCHESTRA-FEBRUARY
  2 WHISPERING-PAUL WHITEMAN-November
  3 SWANEE-AL JOLSON-June
  4 WHEN MY BABY SMILES AT ME-TED LEWIS & HIS BAND-July
  5 THE LOVE NEST-JOHN STEEL-October
  6 HOLD ME-ART HICKMAN-August
  7 ST.LOUIS BLUES-MARLON HARRIS-October
  8 THE JAPANESE SANDMAN-Paul Whiteman-December
  9 I'VE GOT MY CAPTAIN WORKING FOR ME NOW-Al Jolson-January
 10 THE LOVE NEST-Art Hickman-October
 11 Alice Blue Gown-Edith Day-May
 12 Tell Me,Little Gypsy-Art Hickman & His Orchestra-November
 13 Let The Rest Of The World Go By-Elizabeth Spencer & Charles Hart-March
 14 Avalon-Al Jolson-December
 15 Sweet And Low-Art Hickman & His Orchestra-February
 16 Peggy-Art Hickman & His Orchestra-February
 17 After You Get What You Want,You Don't Want It-Van & Schenck-October
 18 I'll Be With You In Apple Blossom Time-Charles Harrison-December
 19 You'd Be Surprised-Eddie Cantor-March
 20 Pretty Kitty Kelly-Charles Harrison-September
 21 That Naughty Waltz-Joseph C. Smith's Orchestra-May
 22 Tell Me Little Gypsy-John Steel-November
 23 Cuban Moon-Carl Fenton & His Orchestra-October
 24 Oh! By Jingo! Oh! By Gee!-Frank Crumit-August
 25 I'll See You in C-U-B-A-Billy Murray-May
 26 Just Like A Gypsy-Nora Bayes-May
 27 You Ain't Heard Nothin' Yet-Al Jolson-April
 28 Tell Me-Al Jolson-February
 29 Irene-Edith Day-May
 30 My Isle Of Golden Dreams-Ben Selvin & His Orchestra-March
 31 Kismet-Isham Jones & His Orchestra-October
 32 I'll See You In C-U-B-A-Ted Lewis & His Band-July
 33 Golden Gate-Charles Harrison & Lewis James-January
 34 Chilli Bean-Paul Biese Trio & Frank Crumit-September
 35 Afghanistan-Ben Selvin & His Orchestra-June
 36 Mystery-Paul Biese Trio-April
 37 Yellow Dog Blues-Joseph C. Smith's Orchestra-February
 38 Nobody Knows (And Nobody Seems To Care)-Irving & Jack Kaufman-January
 40 I'll Be With You In Apple Blossom Time-Henry Burr & Albert Campbell-November
 41 The Tumble-Down Shack In Athlone-John McCormack-May
 42 I'd Love To Fall Asleep And Wake Up In My Mammy's Arms-Peerless Quartet-December
 43 The Girls Of My Dreams-John Steel-November
 44 Rose Room-Art Hickman & His Orchestra-May
 45 Chloe-Al Jolson-May
 46 Dardanella (An Echo Of The Past)-Prince's Orchestra-April
 47 I Might Be Your Once-In-A-While-Olive Kline-April
 48 When Night Descends-John McCormack-October
 49 In Sweet September-Al Jolson-October
 50 Wond'ring-Ben Selvin & His Orchestra-September
 51 Left All Alone Again Blues-Marion Harris-August
 52 Rose Of Washington Square-Henry Burr-July
 53 That Wonderful Kid From Madrid-Al Jolson-June
 54 Blues (My Naughty Sweetie Gives To Me)-Ted Lewis & His Band-January
 55 I Want A Daddy Who Will Rock Me To Sleep-All-Star-Trio-January
 56 Hymn To The Sun (Coq D'Or)-Mabel Garrison-February
 57 My Little Bimbo Down On The Bimbo Isle-Frank Crumit-December
 58 The Love Nest-Joseph C. Smith's Orchestra-October
 59 Your Eyes Have Told Me So-John McCormack-June
 60 When Frances Dances With Me-Ada Jones & Billy Murray-March
 61 All The Boys Love Mary-Van & Schenck-August
 62 The Barefoot Trail-John McCormack-August
 63 That Old Irish Mother Of Mine-Charles Harrison-July
 64 Oh! How I Laugh When I Think That  Cried Over You-Nora Bayes-May
 65 Cuban Moon-Art Hickman & His Orchestra-November
 66 Alexandria-Joseph C. Smith's Orchestra-August
 67 Irene-Joseph C. Smith's Orchestra-June
 68 I Gave Her That-Al Jolson-March
 69 Broken Blossoms-Charles Harrison-January
 70 Margie-Gene Rodemich & His Orchestra-October
 71 Prohibition Blues-Nora Bayes-March
 72 Everybody Calls Me Honey-Nora Bayes-February
 73 Wait Till You Get Them Up In The Air Boys-Billy Murray-January
 74 I'm In Heaven When I'm In My Mother's Arms-William Robyn-November
 75 Manyana-Prince's Orchestra-October
 76 Introduction And Tarantelle-Jascha Heifetz-August
 77 So Long,Oo-Long (How Long You Gonna Be Gone)-Frank Crumit-August
 78 La Veeda-Green Brothers Novelty Band-Great White Way Orchestra-July
 79 The Bells Of St.Mary's-Frances Alda-March
 80 The Hand That Rocked The Cradle Rules My Heart-John Steel-January
 81 Whispering-Art Hickman & His Orchestra-December
 82 Whispering-John Steel-December
 83 Thank God For A Garden-John McCormack-December
 84 Wond'ring-Shannon Four-September
 85 Alabama Moon-Hawaiian Trio-July
 86 Patches-Nora Bayes-July
 87 Nocturne In E Flat-Jascha Heifetz-July
 88 You'd Be Surprised-All-Star-Trio-April
 89 Poor Little Butterfly Is A Fly Gal Now-All-Star-Trio-March
 90 You'd Be Surprised-Irving Kaufman-February
 91 When My Baby Smiles At Me-Billy Murray & Gladys Rice--August  
 92 My Sahara Rose-Happy Six-August
 93 The Argentines,The Potugese And The Greeks-Nora Bayes-December
 94 A Young Man's Fancy-Art Hickman & His Orchestra-November
 95 Daddy,You've Been A Mother To Me-Henry Burr-June
 96 When It Comes To Lovin' The Girls,I'm Way Ahead Of The Times-Eddie Cantor-April
 97 Invitation To The Waltz-Philadelphia Orchestra-February
 98 You're The Only Girl That Made Me Cry-Henry Burr-December
 99 Dardanella Blues-Billy Murray,Ed Smalle-November
100 Snoops,The Lawyer-Eddie Cantor-October
101 Venetian Moon-Ben Selvin & His Orchestra-July
102 Love Me Or Not-Enrico Caruso-July
103 All The Boys Love Mary-Eddie Cantor-May
104 Where The Lanterns Glow-Henry Burr & Albert Campbell-April
105 William Tell Overture-Columbia Orchestra-March
106 Dardanella-Harry Raderman's Jazz Orchestra-March
107 When I'm Gone You'll Soon Forget-Peerless Quartet-January
108 Old Pal,Why Don't You Answer Me?-Ernest Hare-October
109 The Swan-Pablo Casals-October
110 Prelude In G Minor-Sergei Rachmaninoff-August
111 He Went In Like A Lion And Came Out Like A Lamb-Billy Murray-June
112 Whose Baby Are You-Joseph C. Smith's Orchestra-June
113 Afghanistan-Prince's Orchestra-June
114 The Naughty Waltz-Columbia Orchestra-April
115 Was There Ever A Pal Like You?-Henry Burr-April
116 Wonderful Pal-Art Hickman & His Orchestra-April
117 Where The Lanterns Glow-Fred Van Eps-March
118 Wonderful Pal-George Meader-March
119 When I Look In His Face-Homer Rodeheaver-March
120 Waiting-Charles Harrison-February
121 The Naughty Waltz-Eddy Brown-January
122 Oh!What A Pal Was Mary-Edward Allen-January
123 Old Pal (Why Don't You Answer Me?)-Lewis James-December
124 Swanee-Peerless Quartet-November
125 Oh! Judge (He Treats Me Mean)-Marion Harris-November
126 I'll Be With You In Apple Blossom Time-Reed Miller-September
127 The Argentines,The Potugese And The Greeks-Eddie Cantor-August
128 Who'll Take The Place Of Mary-Peerless Quartet-June
129 When My Baby Smiles At Me-Henry Burr-June
130 Swanee-All-Star-Trio-April
131 That Wonderful Kid From Madrid-Billy Murray-March
132 Just For Me And Mary-Henry Burr-March
133 Weeping Willow Lane-Henry Burr & Frank Croxton-February
134 Dardanella-Henry Burr & Albert Campbell-March
135 I'm In Heaven When I'm In My Mother's Arms-Henry Burr-November
136 Cuban Moon-Joseph C. Smith's Orchestra-November
137 A Young Man's Fancy-Isham Jones & His Orchestra-September
138 Gems From "Irene"-Victor Light Opera Company-August
139 Marion (You'll Soon Be Marryin' Me)-Billy Murray & Gladys Rice-August
140 Oh By Jingo! Oh By Gee! You're The Only Girl For Me-Billy Murray-June
141 Daddy,You've Been Like A Mother To Me-Lewis James-June
142 I Never Knew-Henry Burr & John Meyer-March
143 Beautiful Hawaii-Frank Ferera-December
144 In Your Arms-Ben Selvin & His Orchestra-April
145 O (Oh!)-Ted Lewis & His Band-March
146 The Hesitating Blues-Art Hickman & His Orchestra-March
147 Carolina Sinshine-Henry Burr & John Meyer-February
148 Poor Little Butterfly (Is A Fly Gal Now)-February
149 Dance-O-Mania-Ben Selvin & His Orchestra-December
150 Gypsy Love Song-Reinald Werrenrath-November
151 Oh! How I Laugh When I Think That I Cried Over You-Billy Murray & Gladys Rice-August 
152 I'll See You In C-U-B-A-Irving-Jack Kaufman-August
153 Bo-La-Bo-Ted Lewis & His Band-June
154 Sweet And Low-Elsie Baker-April
155 Let The Rest Of The World Go By-Charles Hart & Lewis James-March
156 The Argentines,The Potugese And The Greeks-Arthur Collins-November
157 Meditation-Jascha Heifetz-November
158 Kismet-Great White Way Orchestra-September
159 Gypsy Serenade-Fritz Kreisler-June
160 Taxi-Joseph C. Smith's Orchestra-March
  * 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 (through 1929)
               Other trade publications
               Sheet Music Sales
               ASCAP
               Best-selling records information
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