Top Songs of 1951


Rank All Time Rank Artist Song
1
303
Woody Guthrie This Land Is Your Land
2
352
Jackie Brenston Rocket 88
3
925
Elmore James Dust My Broom
4
1182
Hank Williams Cold, Cold Heart
5
1341
Les Paul & Mary Ford How High the Moon
6
1377
Johnnie Ray Cry
7
2187
Billy Ward & The Dominoes Sixty Minute Man
8
2572
Bud Powell Un Poco Loco
9
2772
Hank Williams Hey Good Lookin'
10
4115
B.B. King 3 O'Clock Blues
11
4842
Nat King Cole Unforgettable
12
5103
Lord Kitchener London Is the Place for Me
13
5419
Howlin' Wolf How Many More Years
14
5502
John Lee Hooker I'm in the Mood
15
5973
Red Foley with the Sunshine Boys Quartet (There'll Be) Peace in the Valley (For Me)
16
6112
Tony Bennett Cold, Cold Heart
17
6377
Charles Brown Black Night
18
6740
Félix Leclerc Le p'tit bonheur
19
7374
Sonny Boy Williamson (II) Eyesight to the Blind
20
7510
Charles Trenet L'âme Des Poêtes
21
7796
The Five Keys The Glory of Love
22
8093
Léo Ferré La Vie d'artiste
23
8140
Lefty Frizzell Always Late (with Your Kisses)
24
8847
Pee Wee King & His Golden West Cowboys Slow Poke
25
8908
Mahalia Jackson His Eye Is on the Sparrow
26
9246
Earl Bostic Flamingo
27
9289
Édith Piaf Padam Padam...
28
9296
Muddy Waters Long Distance Call

Songs "bubbling under" the all-time top 10,000:
Howlin' Wolf Moanin' at Midnight
Frank Sinatra I'm a Fool to Want You
Leroy Anderson Blue Tango
The Weavers On Top of Old Smoky
Nat King Cole Too Young
Rosemary Clooney Come On-a My House
Tony Bennett Because of You
Juliette Gréco Je hais les dimanches
Lee Konitz Ezz-Thetic
Les Baxter Quiet Village
The Stanley Brothers I'm a Man of Constant Sorrow
The Stanley Brothers The Lonesome River
Juliette Gréco Je suis comme je suis
Mick Micheyl Un Gamin de Paris
Jimmy Murphy Electricity
Bud Powell A Night in Tunisia
Félix Leclerc Moi, mes souliers
Peppermint Harris I Got Loaded
The Clovers Don't You Know I Love You
Arthur "Big Boy" Crudup My Baby Left Me
Tiny Bradshaw The Train Kept A-Rollin'