Top Piano Blues Songs


Rank All Time Artist Song Subgenre(s) Other Genre(s) Year
1
782
Bob Dylan Ballad of a Thin Man Blues Rock, Singer/Songwriter 1965
2
1427
Tom Waits Tom Traubert's Blues (Four Sheets to the Wind in Copenhagen) Singer/Songwriter 1976
3
1764
Bessie Smith Downhearted Blues Vaudeville Blues 1923
4
1840
Bessie Smith Empty Bed Blues Vaudeville Blues 1928
5
1842
Charles Brown with Johnny Moore's Three Blazers Driftin' Blues 1945
6
2074
Leroy Carr How Long, How Long Blues 1928
7
2719
Randy Newman God's Song (That's Why I Love Mankind) Singer/Songwriter 1972
8
2797
Meade Lux Lewis Honky Tonk Train Blues Boogie Woogie 1929
9
3378
Big Maceo Worried Life Blues Acoustic Chicago Blues 1941
10
4666
Charles Brown Black Night Electric Blues 1951
11
4888
Johnny Moore's Three Blazers Merry Christmas, Baby Christmas Music 1947
12
6223
Bessie Smith T Ain't Nobody's Bizness If I Do Vaudeville Blues 1923
13
6457
Leroy Carr & Scrapper Blackwell Blues Before Sunrise 1934
14
6490
St. Louis Jimmy Oden Going Down Slow 1941
15
6757
Tom Waits Martha Singer/Songwriter 1973
16
7541
Bessie Smith Need a Little Sugar in My Bowl Vaudeville Blues 1931
17
8255
Eddie Boyd Five Long Years Chicago Blues 1952
18
9329
Mose Allison Parchman Farm Rhythm & Blues, Vocal Jazz 1957
19
9441
Tom Waits The Piano Has Been Drinking (Not Me) (An Evening With Pete King) Singer/Songwriter 1976

Songs "bubbling under" the all-time top 10000:
Bob Dylan Dear Landlord Singer/Songwriter 1967
Bob Dylan Dirge Singer/Songwriter 1974
Cecil Gant I Wonder Boogie Woogie, Stride 1944
Rosco Gordon No More Doggin' Jump-Blues, Rhythm & Blues 1952
Tom Waits Soldierís Things Singer/Songwriter, Vocal Jazz 1983
Ray Charles Losing Hand Rhythm & Blues 1954
Ray Charles Sinnerís Prayer Rhythm & Blues 1954