Top Songs of 1940


Rank All Time Rank Artist Song
Art Tatum Humoresque
8
3828
Artie Shaw Star Dust
12
5541
Artie Shaw Frenesi
Artie Shaw Summit Ridge Drive
11
5363
Benny Goodman & His Orchestra feat. Charlie Christian Seven Come Eleven
6
3246
Bill Monroe Mule Skinner Blues
4
3073
Billie Holiday The Man I Love
10
4222
Billie Holiday Body and Soul
2
2419
Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys New San Antonio Rose
Bukka White Fixin' to Die Blues
Bukka White Parchman Farm Blues
Bukka White Special Stream Line
7
3345
Cliff Edwards When You Wish Upon a Star
Dorival Caymmi O Mar
3
2926
Duke Ellington Ko-Ko
13
5772
Duke Ellington Cotton Tail
14
5786
Duke Ellington Harlem Air-Shaft
15
5931
Duke Ellington Concerto for Cootie
20
8365
Duke Ellington Sepia Panorama
Duke Ellington Never No Lament (Don't Get Around Much Anymore)
Duke Ellington In a Mellotone
16
7497
Édith Piaf L'accordéoniste
21
9391
Erskine Hawkins After Hours
18
7961
Glenn Miller Tuxedo Junction
Glenn Miller Star Dust
Glenn Miller Pennsylvania Six-Five Thousand
9
4001
Harry James & His Orchestra feat. Frank Sinatra All or Nothing at All
5
3080
Jimmie Davis You Are My Sunshine
Paul Robeson Ballad for Americans
Quintette du Hot Club de France Les Yeux noirs
1
1419
Quintette du Hot Club de France avec Alix Combelle Nuages
17
7817
Sidney Bechet Blues in Thirds
19
7969
Tommy Dorsey with Frank Sinatra & The Pied Pipers I'll Never Smile Again
22
9502
Woody Guthrie Tom Joad
Woody Guthrie Vigilante Man
Woody Guthrie Do Re Mi