Top Songs of 1949


Rank All Time Rank Artist Song
1
252
Hank Williams I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry
2
1645
Hank Williams Lovesick Blues
3
2029
Yves Montand Les Feuilles mortes
4
2587
Lester Flatt and Earl Scruggs Foggy Mountain Breakdown
5
2929
Hank Williams Lost Highway
6
3063
Louis Jordan and His Tympany Five Saturday Night Fish Fry
7
3739
Gene Autry Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer
8
4273
Vaughn Monroe (Ghost) Riders in the Sky (A Cowboy Legend)
9
4474
Woody Herman Early Autumn
10
4849
Stick McGhee Drinking Wine Spo-Dee O-Dee
11
5492
Miles Davis Boplicity
12
6553
Anton Karas Harry Lime Theme
13
7650
Coleman Hawkins Picasso
14
7920
Miles Davis Israel
15
8394
Lee Konitz & Lennie Tristano Subconscious-Lee
16
8654
Dizzy Gillespie Cubana Be / Cubana Bop
17
9073
Miles Davis Jeru
18
9494
Chuck Wagon Gang I'll Fly Away
19
9555
The Delmore Brothers Blues Stay Away from Me
20
9776
Wynonie Harris All She Wants to Do Is Rock

Songs "bubbling under" the all-time top 10,000:
Francis Lemarque À Paris
Jimmy Preston Rock the Joint
Dinah Washington Baby Get Lost
Ivory Joe Hunter I Almost Lost My Mind
Lightnin' Hopkins Baby Please Don't Go
Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Jordan Baby, It's Cold Outside
Frankie Laine Mule Train
Frankie Laine That Lucky Old Sun
The Mills Brothers Someday (You'll Want Me to Want You)
Russ Morgan & His Orchestra Cruising Down the River
Vic Damone You're Breaking My Heart
Paul Williams and His Hucklebuckers The Huckle-Buck
Jo Stafford&Gordon MacRae "A" You're Adorable
Floyd Tillman Slipping Around
Machito & His Afro-Cubans with Charlie Parker Tangá
Ezio Pinza Some Enchanted Evening
Thelonious Monk Humph
Charlie Parker Cool Blues
Bud Powell Dance of the Infidels
Thelonious Monk I Should Care
Mel Tormé Blue Moon
Nathan Abshire Pine Grove Blues
John Lee Hooker Crawlin' King Snake
Frank Sinatra Body and Soul