Top Songs of 1949


Rank All Time Rank Artist Song
1
257
Hank Williams I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry
2
1665
Hank Williams Lovesick Blues
3
2022
Yves Montand Les Feuilles mortes
4
2639
Lester Flatt and Earl Scruggs Foggy Mountain Breakdown
5
2962
Hank Williams Lost Highway
6
3086
Louis Jordan and His Tympany Five Saturday Night Fish Fry
7
3767
Gene Autry Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer
8
4309
Vaughn Monroe (Ghost) Riders in the Sky (A Cowboy Legend)
9
4561
Woody Herman Early Autumn
10
4920
Stick McGhee Drinking Wine Spo-Dee O-Dee
11
5571
Miles Davis Boplicity
12
6661
Anton Karas Harry Lime Theme
13
7740
Coleman Hawkins Picasso
14
8056
Miles Davis Israel
15
8509
Lee Konitz & Lennie Tristano Subconscious-Lee
16
9159
Miles Davis Jeru
17
9585
Chuck Wagon Gang I'll Fly Away
18
9615
Dizzy Gillespie Cubana Be / Cubana Bop
19
9797
The Delmore Brothers Blues Stay Away from Me
20
9914
Wynonie Harris All She Wants to Do Is Rock

Songs "bubbling under" the all-time top 10,000:
Francis Lemarque À Paris
Jimmy Preston Rock the Joint
Dinah Washington Baby Get Lost
Ivory Joe Hunter I Almost Lost My Mind
Lightnin' Hopkins Baby Please Don't Go
Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Jordan Baby, It's Cold Outside
Frankie Laine Mule Train
Frankie Laine That Lucky Old Sun
The Mills Brothers Someday (You'll Want Me to Want You)
Russ Morgan & His Orchestra Cruising Down the River
Vic Damone You're Breaking My Heart
Jo Stafford&Gordon MacRae "A" You're Adorable
Paul Williams and His Hucklebuckers The Huckle-Buck
Floyd Tillman Slipping Around
Ezio Pinza Some Enchanted Evening
Thelonious Monk Humph
Charlie Parker Cool Blues
Bud Powell Dance of the Infidels
Machito & His Afro-Cubans with Charlie Parker Tangá
Thelonious Monk I Should Care
Mel Tormé Blue Moon
Nathan Abshire Pine Grove Blues
John Lee Hooker Crawlin' King Snake
Frank Sinatra Body and Soul