Top Songs of 1944


Rank All Time Rank Artist Song
1
2159
Les Brown & His Orchestra Sentimental Journey
2
3668
Nat King Cole Straighten Up and Fly Right
3
4976
Bing Crosby Swinging on a Star
4
5689
Bing Crosby I'll Be Seeing You
5
5695
Tommy Dorsey Opus No. 1
6
6012
Betty Hutton It Had to Be You
7
6352
Bing Crosby & The Andrews Sisters Don't Fence Me In
8
6705
Coleman Hawkins The Man I Love
9
7897
Kansas City Six [Lester Young] The Prez Got Rhythm/I Got Rhythm
10
8219
The Ink Spots and Ella Fitzgerald Into Each Life Some Rain Must Fall
11
8692
Johnny Mercer Ac-cent-tchu-ate the Positive
12
8929
Judy Garland The Trolley Song
13
9138
The King Cole Trio Embraceable You
14
9982
The Andrews Sisters Rum and Coca-Cola

Songs "bubbling under" the all-time top 10,000:
The Mills Brothers You Always Hurt the One You Love
The Ink Spots and Ella Fitzgerald I'm Making Believe
Duke Ellington Main Stem
Louis Jordan and His Tympany Five G.I. Jive
Bing Crosby & The Andrews Sisters Pistol Packin' Mama
Nat King Cole It's Only a Paper Moon
Coleman Hawkins Yesterdays
Cecil Gant I Wonder
Josh White House of the Rising Sun
Lead Belly In New Orleans
Lead Belly (Black Gal) Where Did You Sleep Last Night?