Acclaimed Music - The Top Songs from the 1930s
The Top Songs from the 1930s

Rank All Time
Rank
ArtistSingleYearSample
1 186 Billie Holiday
Strange Fruit
1939
2 266 Robert Johnson
Cross Road Blues
1936
3 516 Judy Garland
Over the Rainbow
1939
4 564 Glenn Miller
In the Mood
1939
5 577 Gene Autry
Back in the Saddle Again
1939
6 605 Duke Ellington
Mood Indigo
1930
7 630 Kate Smith
God Bless America
1938
8 632 Benny Goodman
Sing, Sing, Sing
1937
9 693 Cab Calloway & His Orchestra
Minnie the Moocher
1931
10 728 Robert Johnson
Hellhound on My Trail
1937
11 807 The Carter Family
Can the Circle Be Unbroken (Bye and Bye)
1935
12 822 Coleman Hawkins
Body and Soul
1939
13 936 The Sons of the Pioneers
Tumbling Tumbleweeds
1934
14 943 Chick Webb & His Orchestra with Ella Fitzgerald
A-Tisket, A-Tasket
1938
15 962 Leadbelly
Goodnight Irene
1936
16 983 Count Basie
One O'Clock Jump
1937
17 1019 The Ink Spots
If I Didn't Care
1939
18 1298 Glenn Miller
Moonlight Serenade
1939
19 1397 Artie Shaw & His Orchestra
Begin the Beguine
1938
20 1454 Harry Richman
Puttin' on the Ritz
1930
21 1467 Bing Crosby
Pennies from Heaven
1936
22 1601 Bob Hope/Shirley Ross
Thanks for the Memory
1938
23 1656 Leo Reisman & His Orchestra with Fred Astaire
Night and Day
1932
24 1701 Art Tatum
Tea for Two
1939
25 1710 Reverend Thomas A. Dorsey
Take My Hand, Precious Lord
1932
26 1734 Patsy Montana
I Want to Be a Cowboy's Sweetheart
1935
27 1911 Robert Johnson
Sweet Home Chicago
1936
28 1940 Sonny Boy Williamson (I)
Good Morning (Little) School Girl
1937
29 1997 Robert Johnson
Terraplane Blues
1936
30 2002 Fats Waller
Honeysuckle Rose
1934
31 2004 Sister Rosetta Tharpe
This Train
1938
32 2026 Tommy Dorsey & His Orchestra
I'm Getting Sentimental Over You
1932
33 2031 Bunny Berrigan & His Orchestra
I Can't Get Started
1937
34 2033 Count Basie's Kansas City Seven
Lester Leaps In
1939
35 2050 Jimmie Rodgers
Blue Yodel No. 9 (Standin' on the Corner)
1930
36 2127 Robert Johnson
Come on in My Kitchen
1936
37 2131 Big Joe Williams
Baby Please Don't Go
1935
38 2265 Ethel Waters
Stormy Weather
1933
39 2542 Robert Johnson
Love in Vain
1937
40 2598 Fred Astaire
They Can't Take That Away from Me
1937 Listen


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