Top Songs of 1950


Rank All Time Rank Artist Song
1
1531
Muddy Waters Rollin' Stone
2
2093
The Weavers Goodnight Irene
3
2133
Fats Domino The Fat Man
4
2297
Patti Page Tennessee Waltz
5
2569
Pérez Prado Mambo #5
6
2664
Hank Snow I'm Movin' On
7
3772
Nat King Cole Mona Lisa
8
3906
Percy Mayfield Please Send Me Someone to Love
9
4367
Édith Piaf Hymne à l'amour
10
4381
Lefty Frizzell If You've Got the Money (I've Got the Time)
11
4870
Professor Longhair and His Blues Scholars Mardi Gras in New Orleans
12
6711
Henri Salvador Le loup, la biche et le chevalier
13
8104
Red Foley Chattanoogie Shoe Shine Boy
14
8254
Sarah Vaughan Summertime
15
8369
Lennie Tristano Intuition
16
9543
James Moody I'm in the Mood for Love/Moody's Mood for Love
17
9770
Juliette Gréco Si tu t'imagines
18
9919
The Soul Stirrers By and By

Songs "bubbling under" the all-time top 10,000:
Clara Ward & The Ward Singers How I Got Over
Charlie Parker Just Friends
Roy Byrd and His Blues Jumpers [Professor Longhair] Bald Head
Yma Sumac Lure of the Unknown Love (Xtabay)
Ella Fitzgerald Someone to Watch Over Me
Five Blind Boys Our Father (Which Art in Heaven)
The Andrews Sisters I Wanna Be Loved
Mario Lanza Be My Love
Teresa Brewer Music! Music! Music!
Phil Harris & His Orchestra The Thing
Guy Mitchell My Heart Cries for You
Arkie Shibley Hot Rod Race
Nat King Cole Lush Life
Bud Powell Tempus Fugue-It
Bud Powell Tea for Two
Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys Faded Love
Hank Williams My Son Calls Another Man Daddy
The Weavers So Long (It's Been Good to Know Yuh
"Tennessee" Ernie Ford Shot Gun Boogie
Charlie Parker Bird of Paradise
The Ames Brothers Sentimental Me
Bill Monroe & His Blue Grass Boys Uncle Pen
Juliette Gréco Rue des Blancs-Manteaux
Bud Powell Indiana
André Claveau Cerisier rose et pommier blanc
Lightnin' Hopkins Automobile / Automobile Blues
Ruth Brown Teardrops from My Eyes
Hank Williams Long Gone Lonesome Blues
Clarence Garlow Bon Ton Roula
Joe Liggins Pink Champagne
Lowell Fulson Blue Shadows
Lowell Fulson Everyday I Have the Blues