Top Songs of 1927


Rank All Time Rank Artist Song
1
1385
Blind Willie Johnson Dark Was the Night, Cold Was the Ground
2
1692
Duke Ellington Black and Tan Fantasy
3
1840
Frankie Trumbauer & His Orchestra with Bix Beiderbecke Singin' the Blues
4
2225
Blind Lemon Jefferson Match Box Blues
5
2282
Bix Beiderbecke In a Mist
6
2778
Louis Armstrong Potato Head Blues
7
3358
Hoagy Carmichael Star Dust
8
5012
Blind Lemon Jefferson Black Snake Moan
9
5138
Gene Austin My Blue Heaven
10
6975
Dock Boggs Country Blues
11
7871
Jelly Roll Morton Doctor Jazz-Stomp
12
8067
Richard "Rabbit" Brown James Alley-Blues
13
8513
DeFord Bailey Pan American Blues
14
9138
Frankie Trumbauer I'm Coming Virginia
15
9168
Bessie Smith Back-Water Blues

Songs "bubbling under" the all-time top 10,000:
Joe Venuti & Eddie Lang Wild Cat
Fletcher Henderson Whiteman Stomp
Bix Beiderbecke The Jazz Me Blues
Fletcher Henderson Variety Stomp
Dock Boggs Sugar Baby
Uncle Dave Macon & His Fruit Jar Drinkers Sail Away Ladies
The Carter Family Single Girl, Married Girl
Louis Armstrong Wild Man Blues
Frankie Trumbauer Riverboat Shuffle
Henry Thomas John Henry
Bessie Smith Alexander's Ragtime Band
Bessie Smith Young Woman's Blues
Sippie Wallace I'm a Mighty Tight Woman