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

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Rank All Time
Rank
ArtistSongYearSample
1 59 Billie Holiday
Strange Fruit
1939
2 244 Robert Johnson
Cross Road Blues
1936
3 278 Judy Garland
Over the Rainbow
1939
4 574 Glenn Miller
In the Mood
1939
5 668 Robert Johnson
Hellhound on My Trail
1937
6 673 Cab Calloway & His Orchestra
Minnie the Moocher
1931
7 824 Count Basie
One O'Clock Jump
1937
8 825 Coleman Hawkins
Body and Soul
1939
9 997 The Carter Family
Can the Circle Be Unbroken (Bye and Bye)
1935
10 1057 Benny Goodman
Sing, Sing, Sing
1937
11 1075 Duke Ellington
Mood Indigo
1930
12 1149 Robert Johnson
Love in Vain
1937
13 1272 Leadbelly
Goodnight Irene
1936
14 1321 Roy Acuff and The Smoky Mountain Boys
Wabash Cannonball
1938
15 1413 Glenn Miller
Moonlight Serenade
1939
16 1501 Gene Autry
Back in the Saddle Again
1939
17 1514 Kate Smith
God Bless America
1938
18 1672 The Sons of the Pioneers
Tumbling Tumbleweeds
1934
19 1730 Skip James
Devil Got My Woman
1931 Listen
20 1733 Fred Astaire
They Can't Take That Away from Me
1937 Listen
21 1852 Robert Johnson
Sweet Home Chicago
1936
22 1963 The Ink Spots
If I Didn't Care
1939
23 1965 Chick Webb & His Orchestra with Ella Fitzgerald
A-Tisket, A-Tasket
1938
24 2035 Bing Crosby
Brother Can You Spare a Dime
1932
25 2057 Robert Johnson
Terraplane Blues
1936
26 2206 Patsy Montana
I Want to Be a Cowboy's Sweetheart
1935
27 2272 Fats Waller
Honeysuckle Rose
1934
28 2303 Duke Ellington
It Don't Mean a Thing If It Ain't Got That Swing
1932
29 2375 Jimmie Rodgers
Blue Yodel No. 9 (Standin' on the Corner)
1930
30 2421 Big Joe Williams
Baby Please Don't Go
1935
31 2436 Ethel Waters
Stormy Weather
1933
32 2540 Artie Shaw & His Orchestra
Begin the Beguine
1938
33 2558 Fred Astaire with Leo Reisman and His Orchestra
Cheek to Cheek
1935
34 2598 Ben Selvin Orchestra
Happy Days Are Here Again
1930
35 2621 Tommy Dorsey
I'm Getting Sentimental Over You
1932
36 2623 Bunny Berigan
I Can't Get Started
1936
37 2805 Bing Crosby
Pennies from Heaven
1936
Some songs "bubbling under" the all-time top 3000:
Bob Hope/Shirley Ross
Thanks for the Memory
1938
Leo Reisman & His Orchestra with Fred Astaire
Night and Day
1932
Sister Rosetta Tharpe
This Train
1939
Joe Turner & Pete Johnson
Roll 'Em Pete
1939
Count Basie's Kansas City Seven
Lester Leaps In
1939
Sonny Boy Williamson (I)
Good Morning (Little) School Girl
1937
Ethel Merman
I Got Rhythm
1930
Louis Armstrong
Star Dust
1931
Paul Robeson with Paul Whiteman & His Orchestra
Ol' Man River
1936
Reverend Thomas A. Dorsey
Take My Hand, Precious Lord
1932
Robert Johnson
Come On in My Kitchen
1936
Sidney Bechet
Summertime
1939
Harry Richman
Puttin' On the Ritz
1930
Roy Acuff and His Crazy Tennesseans
Great Speckled Bird
1936
Walter Huston
September Song
1938
Mississippi Sheiks
Sitting on Top of the World
1930
Art Tatum
Tea for Two
1939
Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys
Ida Red
1939


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