Top Songs of 1951


Rank All Time Rank Artist Song
1
303
Woody Guthrie This Land Is Your Land
2
341
Jackie Brenston Rocket 88
3
909
Elmore James Dust My Broom
4
1192
Hank Williams Cold, Cold Heart
5
1337
Les Paul & Mary Ford How High the Moon
6
1381
Johnnie Ray Cry
7
2199
Billy Ward & The Dominoes Sixty Minute Man
8
2581
Bud Powell Un Poco Loco
9
2706
Hank Williams Hey Good Lookin'
10
4146
B.B. King 3 O'Clock Blues
11
4886
Nat King Cole Unforgettable
12
5135
Lord Kitchener London Is the Place for Me
13
5374
Howlin' Wolf How Many More Years
14
5525
John Lee Hooker I'm in the Mood
15
6004
Red Foley with the Sunshine Boys Quartet (There'll Be) Peace in the Valley (For Me)
16
6137
Tony Bennett Cold, Cold Heart
17
6322
Charles Brown Black Night
18
6716
Félix Leclerc Le p'tit bonheur
19
7411
Sonny Boy Williamson (II) Eyesight to the Blind
20
7491
Charles Trenet L'âme Des Poêtes
21
7839
The Five Keys The Glory of Love
22
8083
Léo Ferré La Vie d'artiste
23
8215
Lefty Frizzell Always Late (with Your Kisses)
24
8897
Pee Wee King & His Golden West Cowboys Slow Poke
25
8984
Mahalia Jackson His Eye Is on the Sparrow
26
9225
Édith Piaf Padam Padam...
27
9301
Muddy Waters Long Distance Call
28
9337
Earl Bostic Flamingo

Songs "bubbling under" the all-time top 10,000:
Howlin' Wolf Moanin' at Midnight
Frank Sinatra I'm a Fool to Want You
Leroy Anderson Blue Tango
The Weavers On Top of Old Smoky
Nat King Cole Too Young
Rosemary Clooney Come On-a My House
Tony Bennett Because of You
Juliette Gréco Je hais les dimanches
Lee Konitz Ezz-Thetic
Les Baxter Quiet Village
The Stanley Brothers I'm a Man of Constant Sorrow
The Stanley Brothers The Lonesome River
Juliette Gréco Je suis comme je suis
Mick Micheyl Un Gamin de Paris
Jimmy Murphy Electricity
Bud Powell A Night in Tunisia
Félix Leclerc Moi, mes souliers
Peppermint Harris I Got Loaded
The Clovers Don't You Know I Love You
Arthur "Big Boy" Crudup My Baby Left Me
Tiny Bradshaw The Train Kept A-Rollin'