Acclaimed Music - The Top Songs from the 1920s
The Top Songs from the 1920s

Rank All Time
Rank
ArtistSingleYearSample
1 537 Louis Armstrong
West End Blues
1928
2 612 Bessie Smith
Downhearted Blues
1923
3 706 Jimmie Rodgers
Blue Yodel (T for Texas)
1928
4 777 Hoagy Carmichael and His Pals
Star Dust
1927
5 838 Fats Waller
Ain't Misbehavin'
1929
6 918 George Gershwin
Rhapsody in Blue
1924
7 919 Eck Robertson
Sally Gooden
1922
8 1021 Fiddlin' John Carson
Little Old Log Cabin in the Lane
1923
9 1063 The Carter Family
Wildwood Flower
1929
10 1100 Charley Patton
Pony Blues
1929
11 1115 The Carter Family
Keep on the Sunny Side
1928
12 1144 Blind Lemon Jefferson
Matchbox Blues
1927
13 1150 Vernon Dalhart
The Prisoner's Song
1925
14 1222 Bessie Smith
St. Louis Blues
1925
15 1331 Blind Willie McTell
Statesboro Blues
1928
16 1508 Duke Ellington
Black and Tan Fantasy
1927
17 1524 Fats Waller
Handful of Keys
1929
18 1638 Gene Austin
Bye Bye Blackbird
1926
19 1648 Eddie Cantor
Makin' Whopee
1928
20 1890 Jelly Roll Morton
King Porter Stomp
1924
21 1892 Paul Whiteman & His Orchestra
Whispering
1920
22 1913 Blind Lemon Jefferson
See That My Grave Is Kept Clean
1928
23 2021 Mamie Smith
Crazy Blues
1920
24 2023 Ma Rainey
See See Rider Blues
1925
25 2024 Bix Beiderbecke
In a Mist
1927
26 2025 Clarence "Pine Top" Smith
Pinetop's Boogie Woogie
1928
27 2137 Dock Boggs
Country Blues
1927
28 2245 Mississippi John Hurt
Stack O' Lee Blues
1928
29 2253 Blind Willie Johnson
Dark Was the Night, Cold Was the Ground
1927
30 2261 Fanny Brice
My Man (From Ziegfield Follies of 1921)
1922
31 2288 Frankie Trumbauer & His Orchestra with Bix Beiderbecke
Singin' the Blues
1927
32 2697 Bessie Smith
'T Ain't nobody's Bizness If I Do
1922


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