Top Songs of 1929


Rank All Time Rank Artist Song
1
1378
Fats Waller Ain't Misbehavin'
2
1599
Charley Patton Pony Blues
3
1716
The Carter Family Wildwood Flower
4
3680
Meade Lux Lewis Honky Tonk Train Blues
5
3850
Louis Armstrong St. Louis Blues
6
4194
Eddie Cantor Makin' Whoopee
7
4543
Fats Waller Handful of Keys
8
5208
Louis Armstrong (What Did I Do to Be So) Black and Blue
9
5431
Louis Armstrong Ain't Misbehavin'
10
5511
Bessie Smith Nobody Knows When You're Down and Out
11
5922
Blind Alfred Reed How Can a Poor Man Stand Such Times and Live
12
6155
Memphis Jug Band Stealin' Stealin'
13
6640
Clarence "Tom" Ashley The Coo Coo Bird
14
7308
Louis Armstrong Tight Like This
15
7347
Mississippi John Hurt Candy Man Blues
16
7697
Louis Armstrong I Can't Give You Anything But Love
17
8189
Jelly Roll Morton Kansas City Stomps
18
8235
Ruth Etting Love Me or Leave Me
19
8266
Louisiana Rhythm Kings Basin Street Blues
20
8429
Earl Hines Monday Date
21
9303
Ethel Waters Am I Blue?

Songs "bubbling under" the all-time top 10,000:
Gid Tanner & His Skillet Lickers Soldier's Joy
Trovadores Regionales Gregorio Cortez
Jimmie Rodgers Waiting for a Train
Victor Symphony Orchestra with George Gershwin An American in Paris
Louis Armstrong with Jack Teagarden Knockin' a Jug
Louis Armstrong Basin Street Blues
The Carter Family I'm Thinking To-Night of My Blue Eyes
Louis Armstrong Muggles
Rudy Vallee and His Connecticut Yankees Deep Night
Charley Patton A Spoonful Blues
Hambone Willie Newbern Roll and Tumble Blues