Top Songs of 1939


Rank All Time Rank Artist Song
1
75
Billie Holiday Strange Fruit
2
379
Judy Garland Over the Rainbow
3
713
Coleman Hawkins Body and Soul
4
1101
Glenn Miller In the Mood
5
1678
Glenn Miller Moonlight Serenade
6
3057
Sidney Bechet Summertime
7
3325
Count Basie's Kansas City Seven feat. Lester Young Lester Leaps In
8
3332
Gene Autry Back in the Saddle Again
9
3787
Joe Turner & Pete Johnson Roll 'Em Pete
10
3837
The Ink Spots If I Didn't Care
11
3940
Solomon Linda Mbube
12
4973
Sister Rosetta Tharpe This Train
13
5046
Benny Goodman & His Orchestra with Martha Tilton and Ziggy And the Angels Sing
14
5096
Max Steiner Tara's Theme
15
5157
Billie Holiday Fine and Mellow
16
5802
Art Tatum Tea for Two
17
6196
Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys San Antonio Rose
18
6617
Lead Belly The Gallis Pole
19
7663
Carmen Miranda O que é que a Bahiana tem
20
8053
Glen Gray & The Casa Loma Orchestra Sunrise Serenade
21
9916
Vera Lynn We'll Meet Again

Songs "bubbling under" the all-time top 10,000:
Glahe Musette Orchestra Beer Barrel-Polka
Woody Herman Woodchopper's Ball
Kay Kyser & His Orchestra Three Little Fishes (Itty Bitty Poo)
Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys Ida Red
Lead Belly The Buorgeois Blues
Count Basie Oh Lady Be Good
Fernandel Félicie aussi
Count Basie Taxi War Dance
Charlie Barnet Cherokee
Lionel Hampton When Lights Are Low
Fréhel La Java bleue