Top Songs of 1940


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