Top Songs of 1948


Rank All Time Rank Artist Song
1
641
John Lee Hooker Boogie Chillen
2
2062
Wynonie Harris Good Rockin' Tonight
3
2131
The Orioles It's Too Soon to Know
4
3144
Muddy Waters I Can't Be Satisfied
5
3210
Charlie Parker Parker's Mood
6
3640
Amos Milburn Chicken-Shack Boogie
7
4214
Woody Herman Four Brothers
8
6872
Eddy Arnold & His Tennessee Plowboys Bouquet of Roses
9
7180
Charlie Parker Embraceable You
10
8777
Dexter Gordon and Wardell Gray The Chase
11
9516
Ella Fitzgerald How High the Moon

Songs "bubbling under" the all-time top 10,000:
Thelonious Monk Off Minor
Hank Williams I Saw the Light
Spike Jones and His City Slickers All I Want for Christmas (Is My Two Front Teeth)
Thelonious Monk Thelonious
Doris Day It's Magic
Peggy Lee Maņana (Is Soon Enough for Me)
Art Mooney & His Orchestra I'm Looking Over a Four-Leaf Clover
Doris Day and Buddy Clark Love Somebody
Margaret Whiting A Tree in the Meadow
Woody Herman Sabre Dance
Pee Wee Hunt & His Orchestra Twelfth Street Rag
Russ Morgan & His Orchestra So Tired
Frank Yankovic Orchestra Just Because Polka
Bill Monroe & His Blue Grass Boys It's Mighty Dark to Travel
Yves Montand A Paris
Les Brown & His Orchestra I've Got My Love to Keep Me Warm
Iry LeJeune Love Bridge Waltz
Thelonious Monk Well You Needn’t
Thelonious Monk Ruby My Dear
Duke Ellington The Clothed Woman
Celina y Reutilio Santa Barbara
Sister Rosetta Tharpe & Marie Knight Up Above My Head, I Hear Music in the Air
T-Bone Walker West Side Baby
Evelyn Knight A Little Bird Told Me
Charlie Parker Scrapple from the Apple
Dinah Shore Buttons and Bows
Thelonious Monk Epistrophy
Lonnie Johnson Tomorrow Night
Lowell Fulson Three O'Clock Blues