Top Songs of 1947


Rank All Time Rank Artist Song
1
1194
Bill Monroe Blue Moon of Kentucky
2
1203
Mahalia Jackson Move On Up a Little Higher
3
1268
T-Bone Walker Call It Stormy Monday (But Tuesday's Just As Bad)
4
1654
Dizzy Gillespie Manteca
5
1888
Hank Williams Move It On Over
6
2539
Roy Brown Good Rockin' Tonight
7
2544
Nat King Cole Nature Boy
8
4873
Tex Williams & His Western Caravan Smoke! Smoke! Smoke! (That Cigarette)
9
5260
Luiz Gonzaga Asa Branca
10
5520
Sarah Vaughan Tenderly
11
5806
Ella Fitzgerald Oh, Lady Be Good!
12
5915
Francis Craig Orchestra Near You
13
6590
Arthur "Big Boy" Crudup That's All Right
14
7157
Johnny Moore's Three Blazers Merry Christmas, Baby
15
7314
Merle Travis Dark As a Dungeon
16
7649
The Harmonicats Peg O' My Heart
17
8324
Charlie Parker Relaxing at Camarillo
18
9113
Charles Trenet Douce France
19
9172
Dizzy Gillespie Things to Come

Songs "bubbling under" the all-time top 10,000:
Vaughn Monroe Ballerina
Ray Noble & His Orchestra Linda
Molly O'Day & The Cumberland Mountain Folks Tramp on the Street
Dizzy Gillespie Dizzy Atmosphere
The Stanley Brothers Little Maggie
Merle Travis Sixteen Tons
Lightnin' Hopkins Short Haired Woman
Frank Sinatra All the Things You Are
Line Renaud Ma cabane au Canada