Top Songs of 1928


Rank All Time Rank Artist Song
1
634
Louis Armstrong West End Blues
2
980
Jimmie Rodgers Blue Yodel (T for Texas)
3
1949
Blind Willie McTell Statesboro Blues
4
2561
Clarence "Pine Top" Smith Pinetop's Boogie Woogie
5
2631
The Carter Family Keep on the Sunny Side
6
2669
Bessie Smith Empty Bed Blues
7
2741
Louis Armstrong St. James Infirmary
8
2820
Blind Lemon Jefferson See That My Grave Is Kept Clean
9
3005
Louis Armstrong Struttin' with Some Barbeque
10
3050
Mississippi John Hurt Stack O' Lee Blues
11
3078
Leroy Carr How Long, How Long Blues
12
3453
Paul Robeson with Paul Whiteman & His Orchestra Ol' Man River
13
4374
Tampa Red & Georgia Tom It's Tight Like That
14
4602
Joseph Falcon Allons à Lafayette
15
5948
Jimmie Rodgers In the Jailhouse Now
16
6168
Al Jolson My Mammy
17
6415
Mississippi John Hurt Frankie
18
7055
Blind Willie Johnson Mother's Children Have a Hard Time
19
7600
Tommy Johnson Cool Drink of Water Blues
20
7846
Tommy Johnson Big Road Blues
21
8178
Emmett Miller & His Georgia Crackers Lovesick Blues
22
8275
Helen Kane I Wanna Be Loved By You
23
8540
Duke Ellington The Mooche
24
8658
Duke Ellington Creole Love Call
25
8784
Furry Lewis Kassie Jones

Songs "bubbling under" the all-time top 10,000:
Harry McClintock The Big Rock Candy Mountains
Trio Matamoros Son de la Loma
Rita Montaner El Manisero (The Peanut Vendor)
Louis Armstrong Hotter Than That
Ma Rainey & Her Tub Jug Washboard Band Prove It on Me Blues
Washington Phillips Denomination Blues
Bascom Lamar Lunsford (Good Old) Mountain Dew
Al Jolson Sonny Boy
Lonnie Johnson Careless Love Blues
Bascom Lamar Lunsford I Wish I Was a Mole in the Ground
Joe Venuti & Eddie Lang Doin' Things