Top Songs of 1927


Rank All Time Rank Artist Song
1
1406
Blind Willie Johnson Dark Was the Night, Cold Was the Ground
2
1667
Duke Ellington Black and Tan Fantasy
3
1810
Frankie Trumbauer & His Orchestra with Bix Beiderbecke Singin' the Blues
4
2245
Blind Lemon Jefferson Match Box Blues
5
2249
Bix Beiderbecke In a Mist
6
2740
Louis Armstrong Potato Head Blues
7
3307
Hoagy Carmichael Star Dust
8
4943
Blind Lemon Jefferson Black Snake Moan
9
5061
Gene Austin My Blue Heaven
10
6897
Dock Boggs Country Blues
11
7791
Jelly Roll Morton Doctor Jazz-Stomp
12
7971
Richard "Rabbit" Brown James Alley-Blues
13
8350
DeFord Bailey Pan American Blues
14
9025
Frankie Trumbauer I'm Coming Virginia
15
9189
Bessie Smith Back-Water Blues

Songs "bubbling under" the all-time top 10,000:
Bix Beiderbecke The Jazz Me Blues
Fletcher Henderson Variety Stomp
Fletcher Henderson Whiteman Stomp
Joe Venuti & Eddie Lang Wild Cat
Dock Boggs Sugar Baby
Uncle Dave Macon & His Fruit Jar Drinkers Sail Away Ladies
The Carter Family Single Girl, Married Girl
Louis Armstrong Wild Man Blues
Frankie Trumbauer Riverboat Shuffle
Henry Thomas John Henry
Bessie Smith Young Woman's Blues
Bessie Smith Alexander's Ragtime Band
Sippie Wallace I'm a Mighty Tight Woman