Top Songs of 1928


Rank All Time Rank Artist Song
1
631
Louis Armstrong West End Blues
2
973
Jimmie Rodgers Blue Yodel (T for Texas)
3
1964
Blind Willie McTell Statesboro Blues
4
2589
Clarence "Pine Top" Smith Pinetop's Boogie Woogie
5
2590
The Carter Family Keep on the Sunny Side
6
2634
Bessie Smith Empty Bed Blues
7
2702
Louis Armstrong St. James Infirmary
8
2788
Blind Lemon Jefferson See That My Grave Is Kept Clean
9
2973
Louis Armstrong Struttin' with Some Barbeque
10
3007
Mississippi John Hurt Stack O' Lee Blues
11
3084
Leroy Carr How Long, How Long Blues
12
3396
Paul Robeson with Paul Whiteman & His Orchestra Ol' Man River
13
4407
Tampa Red & Georgia Tom It's Tight Like That
14
4559
Joseph Falcon Allons à Lafayette
15
5855
Jimmie Rodgers In the Jailhouse Now
16
6055
Al Jolson My Mammy
17
6309
Mississippi John Hurt Frankie
18
6987
Blind Willie Johnson Mother's Children Have a Hard Time
19
7495
Tommy Johnson Cool Drink of Water Blues
20
7869
Tommy Johnson Big Road Blues
21
8012
Emmett Miller & His Georgia Crackers Lovesick Blues
22
8148
Helen Kane I Wanna Be Loved By You
23
8428
Duke Ellington The Mooche
24
8572
Duke Ellington Creole Love Call
25
8625
Furry Lewis Kassie Jones

Songs "bubbling under" the all-time top 10,000:
Harry McClintock The Big Rock Candy Mountains
Trio Matamoros Son de la Loma
Rita Montaner El Manisero (The Peanut Vendor)
Louis Armstrong Hotter Than That
Ma Rainey & Her Tub Jug Washboard Band Prove It on Me Blues
Washington Phillips Denomination Blues
Al Jolson Sonny Boy
Bascom Lamar Lunsford (Good Old) Mountain Dew
Lonnie Johnson Careless Love Blues
Bascom Lamar Lunsford I Wish I Was a Mole in the Ground
Joe Venuti & Eddie Lang Doin' Things