Top Songs of 1938


Rank All Time Rank Artist Song
1
2241
Artie Shaw Begin the Beguine
2
2666
Kate Smith God Bless America
3
2803
Roy Acuff and The Smoky Mountain Boys Wabash Cannonball
4
3385
Chick Webb & His Orchestra with Ella Fitzgerald A-Tisket, A-Tasket
5
4187
Louis Armstrong When the Saints Go Marching In
6
5906
Benny Goodman Don't Be That Way
7
6234
Walter Huston September Song
8
6493
Bob Hope/Shirley Ross Thanks for the Memory
9
8141
The Golden Gate Quartet Rock My Soul
10
8422
Robert Johnson Me and the Devil Blues
11
9625
Count Basie Swinging the Blues

Songs "bubbling under" the all-time top 10,000:
Count Basie Jumpin' at the Woodside
Robert Johnson Stop Breakin' Down Blues
Rina Ketty J'attendrai
Johnny Hess Je suis swing
Fats Waller Two Sleepy People
Artie Shaw They Say
Horace Heidt and His Brigadiers Ti-Pi-Tin
Larry Clinton & His Orchestra My Reverie
Charles Trenet Le Soleil et la lune
Charles Trenet Je chante
Benny Goodman One O'Clock Jump
Louis Armstrong Nobody Knows the Trouble I've Seen
Pete Steele Coal Creek March
Duke Ellington Prelude to a Kiss
Mary Martin My Heart Belongs to Daddy
Charles Trenet Y'a d'la joie
Count Basie Doggin Around
Charles Trenet Boum !!...
Sonny Boy Williamson (I) Decoration Blues / Decoration Day Blues