Top Songs of 1947


Rank All Time Rank Artist Song
1
1181
Bill Monroe Blue Moon of Kentucky
2
1187
Mahalia Jackson Move On Up a Little Higher
3
1281
T-Bone Walker Call It Stormy Monday (But Tuesday's Just As Bad)
4
1515
Dizzy Gillespie Manteca
5
1882
Hank Williams Move It On Over
6
2513
Nat King Cole Nature Boy
7
2527
Roy Brown Good Rockin' Tonight
8
4809
Tex Williams & His Western Caravan Smoke! Smoke! Smoke! (That Cigarette)
9
5330
Luiz Gonzaga Asa Branca
10
5466
Sarah Vaughan Tenderly
11
5752
Ella Fitzgerald Oh, Lady Be Good!
12
5833
Francis Craig Orchestra Near You
13
7154
Johnny Moore's Three Blazers Merry Christmas, Baby
14
7238
Merle Travis Dark As a Dungeon
15
7522
The Harmonicats Peg O' My Heart
16
8213
Charlie Parker Relaxing at Camarillo
17
8841
Arthur "Big Boy" Crudup That's All Right
18
9078
Dizzy Gillespie Things to Come
19
9149
Charles Trenet Douce France

Songs "bubbling under" the all-time top 10,000:
Vaughn Monroe Ballerina
Ray Noble & His Orchestra Linda
Molly O'Day & The Cumberland Mountain Folks Tramp on the Street
The Stanley Brothers Little Maggie
Dizzy Gillespie Dizzy Atmosphere
Merle Travis Sixteen Tons
Lightnin' Hopkins Short Haired Woman
Frank Sinatra All the Things You Are
Line Renaud Ma cabane au Canada