Top Bebop Songs


Rank All Time Artist Song Subgenre(s) Other Genre(s) Year
1
389
Thelonious Monk 'Round Midnight 1948
2
604
Charlie Parker Koko 1945
3
830
John Coltrane My Favorite Things Post-Bop Modal Jazz 1961
4
1635
John Coltrane Giant Steps Hard Bop Modal Jazz 1960
5
1770
Bud Powell Un Poco Loco 1951
6
1829
Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers A Night in Tunisia Hard Bop 1954
7
1981
Dizzy Gillespie A Night in Tunisia 1946
8
2110
Charlie Parker Ornithology 1946
9
2159
Sonny Rollins St. Thomas Hard Bop 1957
10
2203
Charlie Parker Parker's Mood 1948
11
2440
Herbie Hancock Watermelon Man Hard Bop Soul Jazz 1962
12
2480
Dizzy Gillespie Groovin' High 1945
13
2644
Charles Mingus Fables of Faubus/Original Faubus Fables Post-Bop 1959
14
2725
Oliver Nelson Stolen Moments Post-Bop 1961
15
3197
Erroll Garner Misty Stride 1954
16
3210
Thelonious Monk Misterioso 1949
17
3250
Charlie Parker Now's the Time 1946
18
3454
Horace Silver Song for My Father Hard Bop 1965
19
3580
Dizzy Gillespie Salt Peanuts 1945
20
3716
Charles Mingus Pithecanthropus Erectus Post-Bop 1956
21
3812
Sonny Rollins Blue Seven Hard Bop 1957
22
3853
Clifford Brown/Max Roach Quintet Joy Spring Hard Bop 1954
23
3927
Charlie Parker A Night in Tunisia 1946
24
4012
Lennie Tristano Requiem Cool Jazz 1956
25
4030
Lee Morgan The Sidewinder Hard Bop Soul Jazz 1964
26
4066
Dizzy Gillespie Hot House 1945
27
4215
Horace Silver The Preacher Hard Bop Soul Jazz 1955
28
4459
Herbie Hancock Cantaloupe Island Hard Bop Latin Jazz, Soul Jazz 1964
29
4545
Thelonious Monk Brilliant Corners Hard Bop 1957
30
4755
Cannonball Adderley Autumn Leaves Hard Bop 1958
31
4857
Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers Moanin' Hard Bop 1959
32
5322
Charlie Parker Lover Man 1946
33
5365
Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers Blues March/Blues March for Europe No. 1 Hard Bop 1958
34
5432
Miles Davis Footprints Post-Bop Modal Jazz 1967
35
5461
Coleman Hawkins The Man I Love 1944
36
5656
Thelonious Monk Blue Monk Hard Bop 1954
37
5666
Charlie Parker Yardbird Suite 1946
38
5796
Charlie Parker Embraceable You 1948
39
5890
Kansas City Six [Lester Young] The Prez Got Rhythm/I Got Rhythm 1944
40
6050
Sonny Rollins Tenor Madness Hard Bop 1956
41
6280
Sonny Rollins The Freedom Suite Hard Bop 1958
42
6341
Charlie Parker and His Re-Boppers Billie's Bounce 1946
43
6553
Coleman Hawkins Picasso 1949
44
6658
Charlie Parker Relaxing at Camarillo 1947
45
6706
Thelonious Monk Straight No Chaser 1952
46
6767
Lester Young These Foolish Things Swing 1945
47
6908
Lennie Tristano Intuition Avant-Garde Jazz 1950
48
7005
Charles Mingus Haitian Fight Song Post-Bop 1957
49
7145
Clifford Brown & Max Roach Daahoud Hard Bop 1954
50
7370
James Moody I'm in the Mood for Love/Moody's Mood for Love 1950
51
7439
John Coltrane Blue Train Hard Bop 1958
52
7524
Lennie Tristano Line Up Cool Jazz 1956
53
7552
Wayne Shorter Footprints Post-Bop 1967
54
7578
John Coltrane Alabama Post-Bop 1964
55
7832
Dexter Gordon and Wardell Gray The Chase 1948
56
7946
Erroll Garner I'll Remember April Stride 1956
57
7979
Lennie Tristano Turkish Mambo Cool Jazz 1956
58
8034
Gerry Mulligan Quartet feat. Chet Baker My Funny Valentine Cool Jazz 1953
59
8694
King Pleasure Moody's Mood for Love Rhythm & Blues, Vocal Jazz 1952
60
8732
Clifford Brown & Max Roach Cherokee Hard Bop 1955
61
9205
Thelonious Monk Off Minor 1948
62
9962
Thelonious Monk Thelonious 1948

Songs "bubbling under" the all-time top 10000:
Gerry Mulligan with Chet Baker Walking Shoes Cool Jazz 1953
Dizzy Gillespie Anthropology 1946
Dizzy Gillespie Dizzy Atmosphere 1947
Thelonious Monk Four in One 1952
Art Blakey Quintet Quicksilver Hard Bop 1954
Thelonious Monk Ruby My Dear 1948
Charles Mingus Better Get It in Your Soul/Better Get Hit in Yo' Soul Post-Bop 1959
Bud Powell Dance of the Infidels 1949
Lennie Tristano I Can't Get Started with You 1946
Gil Evans Las Vegas Tango Post-Bop Experimental Big Band 1964
Rahsaan Roland Kirk You Did It, You Did It Post-Bop Cool Jazz 1962
Thelonious Monk Humph 1949
Thelonious Monk Well You Needn’t 1948
Mary Lou Williams Zodiac Suite 1945
Charlie Parker Confirmation 1953
Stan Getz Stella by Starlight Cool Jazz 1952
Wes Montgomery Four on Six Hard Bop 1960
Charlie Parker/The Quintet Salt Peanuts 1953
J. J. Johnson Turnpike 1953
Bud Powell Tea for Two 1950
Thelonious Monk I Should Care Hard Bop Stride, Vocal Jazz 1949
Henry "Red" Allen I Cover the Waterfront Dixieland 1957
Keith Jarrett The Song Is You Post-Bop ECM Style Jazz 1988
Herbie Nichols The Third World 1955
Art Pepper Patricia Cool Jazz 1956
Wayne Shorter Infant Eyes Post-Bop Modal Jazz 1966
Charlie Parker Blues for Alice 1955
Wynton Marsalis A Foggy Day Post-Bop Standards 1987
Coleman Hawkins Yesterdays 1944
Horace Silver Opus de Funk 1954
Miles Davis Straight, No Chaser Hard Bop 1958
Joe Lovano Fort Worth Post-Bop 1992
Chick Corea Steps - What Was Post-Bop 1968
Mose Allison Back Country Suite: Blues / Young Man Blues Hard Bop 1957
Eric Dolphy Fire Waltz Post-Bop Avant-Garde Jazz 1961
Dizzy Gillespie 'Round About Midnight 1946
The Horace Silver Quintet Plus J.J. Johnson Nutville Hard Bop 1965
Benny Carter The Midnight Sun Will Never Set Swing 1962
Jackie McLean Melody for Melonae Post-Bop 1963
Wynton Marsalis Work Song (Blood on the Fields) Post-Bop 1997
Joe Henderson Inner Urge Hard Bop 1966
Ornette Coleman Ramblin Hard Bop 1960
Joe Pass Cherokee 1974
Thelonious Monk Monk's Dream Hard Bop 1953
Charlie Parker Scrapple from the Apple 1948
Sonny Rollins Pent-Up House Hard Bop 1956
Dizzy Gillespie with Sarah Vaughan Lover Man (Oh, Where Can You Be) Vocal Jazz 1945
Thelonious Monk Criss-Cross 1952
The Lounge Lizards Harlem Nocturne Post-Bop Avant-Garde Jazz, No Wave 1981
Horace Silver Seņor Blues Hard Bop 1956
Bud Powell Tempus Fugue-It 1950
Joe Henderson Blue Bossa Hard Bop 1963
Bud Powell A Night in Tunisia 1951
Horace Silver Safari 1953
Charles Mingus Wednesday Night Prayer Meeting Post-Bop 1960
Sonny Rollins Valse Hot Hard Bop 1956
Thelonious Monk Bemsha Swing Hard Bop 1953
Miles Davis All of You Hard Bop 1957
Cannonball Adderley Gemini Hard Bop 1962
Thelonious Monk Epistrophy 1948
Dexter Gordon Scrapple from the Apple Hard Bop 1963
Ambrose Akinmusire feat. Becca Stevens Our Basement (Ed) Post-Bop 2014
Bud Powell Indiana 1950
Dexter Gordon A Night in Tunisia Hard Bop 1963