Top Songs of 1946


Rank All Time Rank Artist Song Genres
1
1225
Nat King Cole (Get Your Kicks On) Route 66 Vocal Jazz
2
1376
Charles Trenet La Mer Chanson
3
1531
Louis Jordan and His Tympany Five Choo Choo Ch'Boogie Jump-Blues, Swing
4
1896
Nat King Cole The Christmas Song (Merry Christmas to You) Christmas Music, Traditional Pop
5
1981
Dizzy Gillespie A Night in Tunisia Bebop
6
2110
Charlie Parker Ornithology Bebop
7
2529
Louis Jordan and His Tympany Five Let the Good Times Roll Jump-Blues, Rhythm & Blues
8
3178
Nat King Cole (I Love You) For Sentimental Reasons Traditional Pop
9
3250
Charlie Parker Now's the Time Bebop
10
3478
Harry Choates Jole Blon Traditional Cajun
11
3927
Charlie Parker A Night in Tunisia Bebop
12
4576
Frank Sinatra Someone to Watch Over Me Vocal Jazz
13
4583
The Ink Spots The Gypsy Vocal Group
14
5322
Charlie Parker Lover Man Bebop
15
5666
Charlie Parker Yardbird Suite Bebop
16
6341
Charlie Parker and His Re-Boppers Billie's Bounce Bebop
17
7036
Tino Rossi Petit papa NoŽl Chanson, Christmas Music
18
7937
The Delmore Brothers Freight Train Boogie Close Harmony, Country Boogie
19
8640
The Dixie Hummingbirds Amazing Graze Traditional Black Gospel
20
8943
Al Jolson Anniversary Song Traditional Pop
21
9012
Johnny Mercer Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah Vocal Jazz
22
9109
Frankie Carle & His Orchestra Rumors Are Flying Traditional Pop
23
9110
Hoagy Carmichael Ole Buttermilk Sky Traditional Pop
24
9348
Woody Guthrie Pastures of Plenty Contemporary Folk

Songs "bubbling under" the all-time top 10,000:
Dizzy Gillespie Anthropology Bebop
Eddy Howard & His Orchestra To Each His Own Vocal Jazz
Perry Como Prisoner of Love Traditional Pop, Vocal Jazz
Lennie Tristano I Can't Get Started with You Bebop
Édith Piaf & Les Compagnons De La Chanson Les trois cloches Chanson
Jack McVea & His All Stars Open the Door Richard! Jump-Blues, Rhythm & Blues
Sammy Kaye The Old Lamp-Lighter Traditional Pop, Vocal Group
Sarah Vaughan with Tadd Dameron Orchestra If You Could See Me Know Vocal Jazz
Dizzy Gillespie 'Round About Midnight Bebop
Louis Jordan and His Tympany Five Ain't Nobody Here But Us Chickens Jump-Blues, Rhythm & Blues
Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys New Spanish Two Step Western Swing
Freddie Slack & Ella Mae Morse The House of Blue Lights Boogie Woogie, Vocal Jazz
Luis Mariano La belle de Cadix Operetta
Frank Sinatra These Foolish Things Standards, Vocal Jazz