Top Songs of 1946


Rank All Time Rank Artist Song
1
1650
Charles Trenet La Mer
2
1737
Nat King Cole (Get Your Kicks On) Route 66
3
1848
Louis Jordan and His Tympany Five Choo Choo Ch'Boogie
4
2770
Charlie Parker Ornithology
5
2830
Dizzy Gillespie A Night in Tunisia
6
3110
Louis Jordan and His Tympany Five Let the Good Times Roll
7
3155
Nat King Cole The Christmas Song (Merry Christmas to You)
8
4148
Charlie Parker Now's the Time
9
4983
Nat King Cole (I Love You) For Sentimental Reasons
10
5195
Frank Sinatra Someone to Watch Over Me
11
5244
Charlie Parker A Night in Tunisia
12
5370
Harry Choates Jole Blon
13
5919
Charlie Parker Lover Man
14
6607
The Ink Spots The Gypsy
15
7349
Charlie Parker Yardbird Suite
16
7925
Charlie Parker and His Re-Boppers Billie's Bounce
17
8180
Tino Rossi Petit papa NoŽl

Songs "bubbling under" the all-time top 10,000:
Al Jolson Anniversary Song
Eddy Howard & His Orchestra To Each His Own
Frankie Carle & His Orchestra Rumors Are Flying
Hoagy Carmichael Ole Buttermilk Sky
Jack McVea & His All Stars Open the Door Richard!
Dizzy Gillespie Anthropology
Johnny Mercer Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah
Perry Como Prisoner of Love
The Dixie Hummingbirds Amazing Graze
Woody Guthrie Pastures of Plenty
Lennie Tristano I Can't Get Started with You
The Delmore Brothers Freight Train Boogie
Sammy Kaye The Old Lamp-Lighter
Louis Jordan and His Tympany Five Ain't Nobody Here But Us Chickens
Édith Piaf & Les Compagnons De La Chanson Les trois cloches
Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys New Spanish Two Step
Sarah Vaughan with Tadd Dameron Orchestra If You Could See Me Know
Dizzy Gillespie 'Round About Midnight
Freddie Slack & Ella Mae Morse The House of Blue Lights
Luis Mariano La belle de Cadix
Frank Sinatra These Foolish Things