Top Songs of 1945

RankAll Time RankArtistSong
1 781 Edith Piaf
La Vie en rose
2 861 Charlie Parker
3 1086 Louis Jordan and His Tympany Five
Caldonia (Boogie) (What Makes Your Big Head So Hard?)
4 2721 Stan Kenton
Artistry in Rhythm
5 2726 Duke Ellington
In a Sentimental Mood
6 2932 Charles Brown with Johnny Moore's Three Blazers
Driftin' Blues
7 3834 Spike Jones and His City Slickers
Cocktails for Two
8 3905 Arthur Smith
Guitar Boogie
9 4376 Joe Liggins
The Honeydripper
10 4879 Charles Trenet
La Folle complainte
11 5045 Billie Holiday
Lover Man (Oh, Where Can You Be?)
12 5061 Sister Rosetta Tharpe
Strange Things Happening Every Day
13 5636 Perry Como
Till the End of Time
14 5859 Lester Young
These Foolish Things

Some songs "bubbling under" the all-time top 6000:
Dizzy Gillespie
Groovin' High
Lucky Millinder & His Orchestra (vocals Wynonie Harris)
Who Threw the Whiskey in the Well
Frank Sinatra
Someone to Watch Over Me
Johnny Otis
Harlem Nocturne
Woody Herman & His Orchestra
Stan Kenton with June Christy
The Pied Pipers
Vaughn Monroe
There! I've Said It Again
Frank Sinatra
Nancy (With the Laughing Face)