Top Songs of 1946


Rank All Time Rank Artist Song
1
643
Thelonious Monk Round Midnight
2
1649
Charles Trenet La Mer
3
1727
Nat King Cole (Get Your Kicks On) Route 66
4
1823
Louis Jordan and His Tympany Five Choo Choo Ch'Boogie
5
2731
Charlie Parker Ornithology
6
2781
Dizzy Gillespie A Night in Tunisia
7
3109
Nat King Cole The Christmas Song (Merry Christmas to You)
8
3130
Louis Jordan and His Tympany Five Let the Good Times Roll
9
4097
Charlie Parker Now's the Time
10
5178
Charlie Parker A Night in Tunisia
11
5288
Harry Choates Jole Blon
12
5856
Charlie Parker Lover Man
13
6467
Nat King Cole (I Love You) For Sentimental Reasons
14
6542
The Ink Spots The Gypsy
15
7186
Charlie Parker Yardbird Suite
16
7783
Charlie Parker and His Re-Boppers Billie's Bounce
17
8203
Tino Rossi Petit papa NoŽl

Songs "bubbling under" the all-time top 10,000:
Al Jolson Anniversary Song
Eddy Howard & His Orchestra To Each His Own
Frankie Carle & His Orchestra Rumors Are Flying
Hoagy Carmichael Ole Buttermilk Sky
Jack McVea & His All Stars Open the Door Richard!
Dizzy Gillespie Anthropology
Johnny Mercer Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah
Perry Como Prisoner of Love
The Dixie Hummingbirds Amazing Graze
Woody Guthrie Pastures of Plenty
Lennie Tristano I Can't Get Started with You
The Delmore Brothers Freight Train Boogie
Sammy Kaye The Old Lamp-Lighter
Louis Jordan and His Tympany Five Ain't Nobody Here But Us Chickens
Sarah Vaughan with Tadd Dameron Orchestra If You Could See Me Know
Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys New Spanish Two Step
Dizzy Gillespie 'Round About Midnight
Édith Piaf & Les Compagnons De La Chanson Les trois cloches
Freddie Slack & Ella Mae Morse The House of Blue Lights
Luis Mariano La belle de Cadix
Frank Sinatra These Foolish Things