Top Songs of 1939


Rank All Time Rank Artist Song
1
74
Billie Holiday Strange Fruit
2
373
Judy Garland Over the Rainbow
3
715
Coleman Hawkins Body and Soul
4
1088
Glenn Miller In the Mood
5
1654
Glenn Miller Moonlight Serenade
6
3012
Sidney Bechet Summertime
7
3267
Count Basie's Kansas City Seven feat. Lester Young Lester Leaps In
8
3283
Gene Autry Back in the Saddle Again
9
3780
The Ink Spots If I Didn't Care
10
3885
Solomon Linda Mbube
11
4874
Sister Rosetta Tharpe This Train
12
4972
Benny Goodman & His Orchestra with Martha Tilton and Ziggy And the Angels Sing
13
5066
Max Steiner Tara's Theme
14
5092
Billie Holiday Fine and Mellow
15
5234
Joe Turner & Pete Johnson Roll 'Em Pete
16
5735
Art Tatum Tea for Two
17
6091
Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys San Antonio Rose
18
6568
Lead Belly The Gallis Pole
19
7691
Carmen Miranda O que é que a Bahiana tem
20
7982
Glen Gray & The Casa Loma Orchestra Sunrise Serenade
21
9724
Vera Lynn We'll Meet Again

Songs "bubbling under" the all-time top 10,000:
Glahe Musette Orchestra Beer Barrel-Polka
Woody Herman Woodchopper's Ball
Kay Kyser & His Orchestra Three Little Fishes (Itty Bitty Poo)
Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys Ida Red
Lead Belly The Buorgeois Blues
Count Basie Oh Lady Be Good
Fernandel Félicie aussi
Count Basie Taxi War Dance
Charlie Barnet Cherokee
Lionel Hampton When Lights Are Low
Fréhel La Java bleue