Top Songs of 1936


Rank All Time Rank Artist Song
1
501
Robert Johnson Cross Road Blues
2
2143
Robert Johnson Sweet Home Chicago
3
2166
Bunny Berigan I Can't Get Started
4
2354
Robert Johnson Terraplane Blues
5
2366
Lead Belly Goodnight Irene
6
4098
Jones-Smith, Incorporated [Count Basie] Oh, Lady Be Good
7
4621
Tommy Dorsey I'm Gettin' Sentimental Over You
8
5186
Robert Johnson Come On in My Kitchen
9
5404
Bing Crosby Pennies from Heaven
10
6591
Jimmie Lunceford Organ Grinder's Swing
11
7307
Roy Acuff and His Crazy Tennesseans Great Speckled Bird
12
7669
Fred Astaire The Way You Look Tonight
13
7917
Fred Astaire A Fine Romance (A Sarcastic Love Song)
14
8824
Andy Kirk & His Twelve Clouds of Joy Until the Real Thing Comes Along
15
9001
Tommy Dorsey feat. Edythe Wright Stardust

Songs "bubbling under" the all-time top 10,000:
Benny Goodman & Charlie Christian Stompin' at the Savoy
Tino Rossi Marinella
Jean Sablon Vous qui passez sans me voir
Benny Goodman Goody-Goody
Benny Goodman (with Ella Fitzgerald) Goodnight, My Love
Fats Waller It's a Sin to Tell a Lie
The Monroe Brothers What Would You Give in Exchange?
Billie Holiday Summertime
Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys Steel Guitar Rag
Stéphane Grappelly and His Hot Four with Django Reinhardt Djangology
Albert Ammons and His Rhythm Kings Boogie Woogie Stomp
Jeanette MacDonald & Nelson Eddy Indian Love Call
Marian Anderson Ave Maria
Andy Kirk & His Twelve Clouds of Joy Walkin' and Swingin
Ray Ventura et ses Collégiens Ca Vaut Mieux Que D'attraper La Scarlatine