Wednesday, December 7, 2022

Don Tyler: Top 1000+ Songs, 1900-1955

The Top 1000+ Songs
from 1900 to 1955

According to Don Tyler

Author Don Tyler published Hit Parade 1920-1955 in 1985. It featured more than 800 songs, organized by year and listed by song title with the songwriters indicated. In 2007, he expanded the work in Hit Songs, 1900-1955 – this time with over 1200 titles. Between the two works, he cited more than 1400 titles. They are listed here in alphabetical order by song titles followed by the songwriters, the highest-ranked version of the song in Dave’s Music Database, and the year of its release.

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A

SONG

WRITER(S),
m = music, w = words

Performer with
Highest Rated Version

Year

A - You're Adorable (The Alphabet Song)Sid Lippman, Buddy Kaye, Fred WisePerry Como & the Fontane Sisters with Mitchell Ayres' Orchestra1949
Aba Daba Honeymoon, TheWalter Donaldson w/m), Arthur Fields (m/w)Arthur Collins & Byron Harlan1914
About a Quarter to Nine Harry Warren (m), Al Dubin (w)Ozzie Nelson1935
Absence Makes the Heart Grow FonderHerbert Dillea (m), Arthur Gillespie (w)Harry MacDonough1901
Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate the PositiveHarold Arlen (m), Johnny Mercer (w)Johnny Mercer & the Pied Pipers1945
Address UnknownVaughn Horton, Denver Darling, and Gene Autry (w/m)The Ink Spots1939
After You've GoneTurner Layton (m), Henry Creamer (w)Marion Harris1919
Again Dorcas Cochran/Lionel NewmanDoris Day & the Mellomen1949
Ah! Sweet Mystery of LifeRida Johnson Young (w), Victor Herbert (m)Fred Waring with Tom Waring1928
Ain't Misbehavin'Thomas "Fats" Waller (m), Harry Brooks (m), Andy Razaf (w)Fats Waller1929
Ain't She Sweet?Milton Ager (m), Jack Yellen (w)Ben Bernie with Scrappy Lambert & Billy Hillpot1927
Ain't That a Shame (aka "Ain't It a Shame")Dave Bartholomew, Fats DominoFats Domino1955
Ain't We Got Fun?Gus Kahn, Raymond B. Egan, Richard WhitingVan & Schenck1921
Alabamy BoundRay Henderson, Buddy DeSylva, Bud GreenBlossom Seeley1925
Alexander (Don't You Love Your Baby No More?)Harry Von Tilzer (m), Andrew B. Sterling (w)Billy Murray1904
Alexander's Ragtime BandIrving Berlin (m/w)Arthur Collins & Byron Harlan1911
Alice Blue Gown (aka "In My Sweet Little Alice Blue Gown")Harry Tierney (m), Joseph McCarthy (w)Edith Day1920
All Aboard for DreamlandHarry Von Tilzer (m), Andrew B. Sterling (w)Byron G. Harlan1904
All AloneIrving Berlin (m/w)Al Jolson with Ray Miller's Orchestra1925
All by MyselfIrving Berlin (m/w)Ted Lewis1921
All I Do Is Dream of YouNacio Herb Brown (m), Arthur Freed (w)Jan Garbrer with Fritz Heilbron1934
All I Want for Christmas Is My Two Front TeethDon Gardner (w/m)Spike Jones & His City Slickers with George Rock1948
All My LifeSidney D. Mitchell (w), Sam H. Stept (m)Fats Waller1936
All My Love (Bolero)Mitchell Parish (w), Maurice Ravel (m), Paul Duran (adapted)Patti Page with Harry Geller's Orchestra1950
All of MeSeymour Simons, Gerald MarksLouis Armstrong1932
All or Nothing at AllArthur Altman (m), Jack Lawrence (w)Harry James with Frank Sinatra1939
All the Things You AreJerome Kern (m), Oscar Hammerstein II (w)Tommy Dorsey's Orchestra with Jack Leonard1939
All Through the DayJerome Kern (m), Oscar Hammerstein II (w)Perry Como1946
Almost Like Being in LoveFrederick Loewe (m), Alan Jay Lerner (w)Frank Sinatra1947
AloneArthur Freed (w), Nacio Herb Brown (m)Tommy Dorsey's Orchestra with Cliff Weston1936
AlwaysIrving Berlin (m/w)George Olsen with Fran Frey, Bob Rice, & Edward Joyce1926
Am I Blue?Akst, Harry (m), Grant Clarke (w)Ethel Waters1929
Amapola (Pretty Little Poppy)Albert Gamse (w), Joseph M. Lacalle (m)Jimmy Dorsey's Orchestra with Bob Eberly & Helen O'Connell1941
American PatrolF.W. Meacham (m)John Philip Sousa's Band1901
Among My SouvenirsLawrence Wright) (m), Al Dubin (w)Paul Whiteman's Orchestra with Jack Fulton, Charles Gaylord, & Austin Young1928
AmorRicardo Lopez Mendez, Gabriel Ruiz, Sunny SkylarBing Crosby with John Scott Trotter's Orchestra1944
Anchors Aweigh (U.S. Navy Song)Alfred Hart Miles (w), Royal Lovell (w), Charles A. Zimmerman (m), George D. LottmanU.S. Naval Academy Band1921
And the Angels SingZiggy Elman (m), Johnny Mercer (w)Benny Goodman's Orchestra with Martha TIlton1939
And Then SomeTot Seymour (w), Vee Lawnhurst (m)Ozzie Nelson1935
And This Is My BelovedAlexander Borodin (m), Robert Wright (w), George Forrest (w)1953
Angel ChildGeorge Price, Abner Silver, Benny DavisAl Jolson with Charles Prince's Orchestra1922
Angelus, TheRobert B. Smith (w), Victor Herbert (m)Christie MacDonald with Reinald Werrenrath & the Victor Male Chorus1913
AnnabelleLew Brown (w), Ray Henderson (m)Lawrence Welk1939
Anniversary Song, TheAl Jolson/Saul Chaplin/Jan IvanoviciAl Jolson1947
Anniversary Waltz, TheAl Dubin (w), Dave Franklin (m)Bing Crosby with Victor Young's Orchestra1941
Another Op'nin', Another ShowCole Porter (m/w)1949
Any Little Girl That's a Nice Little Girl Is the Right Little Girl for MeFred Fisher (m), Thomas J. Gray (w)American Quartet with Billy Murray1910
Any Old Place I Can Hang My Hat Is Home Sweet Home to MeWilliam Jerome (w), Jean Schwartz (m)Will Denny1901
Any Old Port in a StormArthur J. Lamb (w), Kerry Mills (m)Frank Stanley1908
Any Rags?Thomas S. AllenArthur Collins1903
Any Time (aka "Any Time Blues")Herbert Happy LawsonEddie Fisher1951
Anything GoesCole Porter (m/w)Paul Whiteman's Orchestra with Ramona Davies1934
Anything You Can DoIrving Berlin (m/w)Ethel Merman & Ray Middleton1946
April in ParisVernon Duke (m), E. Y. "Yip" Harburg (w)Count Basie1956
April in PortugalJimmy Kennedy (w), Raul Ferrao (m)Les Baxter1953
April ShowersBuddy DeSylva, Louis SilversAl Jolson with Charles Prince's Orchestra1921
Are You Sincere?Albert Gumble/Alfred BryanElise Stevenson1908
Arkansaw TravelerSandford C. Faulkner (m), Joseph TossoLen Spencer1902
As Long As the World Rolls OnGeorge Graff (w), Ernest R. Ball (m)Alan Turner1908
As Time Goes ByHerman Hupfeld (m/w)Dooley Wilson1942
At Sundown When Love Is Calling Me HomeWalter Donaldson (m/w)George Olsen with Bob Borger, Fran Frey, & Bob Rice1927
At the BalalaikaBob Wright and George "Chet" Forrest (w), George Posford (m)Orrin Tucker with Gil Mersohn1940
At the Woodchoppers' BallJoe Bishop (w), Woody Herman (m)Woody Herman1939
At Your CommandHarry Tobias, Harry Barris, and Bing Crosby (w/m)Bing Crosby1931
A-Tisket, A-TasketElla Fitzgerald, Al Feldman Ella Fitzgerald with Chick Webb's Orchestra1938
Auf Widerseh'nHerbert Reynolds (w), Sigmund Romberg (m)Harry MacDonough with Olive Kline (as Alice Green)1915
Auf Wiederseh'n SweetheartGeoffrey Parsons and John Turner (w), Eberhard Storch (m)Vera Lynn with Ronald Shaw's Orchestra1952
Auf Wiederseh'n SweetheartGeoffrey Parsons and John Turner (w), Eberhard Storch (m)1952
Auld Lang SyneRobert Burns (adapted by)1711
Autumn LeavesJoseph Kosma (m), Jacques Prévert (w), Johnny Mercer (w)Roger Williams1955
AvalonVincent Rose (m/w), Buddy DeSylva (w), Al Jolson (w)Al Jolson with Charles Prince's Orchestra1920
B

SONG

WRITER(S),
m = music, w = words

Performer with
Highest Rated Version

Year

BabaluBob Russell (English w), Marguerita Lecuona (Spanish w/m)Xavier Cugat & Miguelito Valdes1944
Baby FaceBenny Davis (w), Harry Akst (m)Jan Garber with Benny Davis1926
Baby It's Cold OutsideFrank Loesser (m/w)Johnny Mercer & Margaret Whiting1949
Baby ShoesAl Piantadosi (m), Joe Goodwin (w), Ed Rose (w)Henry Burr1916
Baby Take a Bow1934
Back in the Saddle AgainGene Autry and Ray Whitley (w/m)Gene Autry1939
Back in Your Own Back YardDave Dreyer (m), Al Jolson (m), Billy Rose (w)Ruth Etting1928
Bali Ha'iRichard Rodgers (m), Oscar Hammerstein II (w)1949
Bali Ha'i Richard Rodgers (m), Oscar Hammerstein II (w)Perry Como with Mitchell Ayres' Orchestra1949
Ballad of Davy Crockett, TheGeorge Bruns, Tom BlackburnBill Hayes1955
Ballerina (aka "Dance Ballerina Dance")Carl Sigman (m), Bob Russell (w)Vaughn Monroe1947
Ballin' the JackJim (James Henry) Burris (w), Chris Smith (m)Prince's Orchestra1914
BambalinaVincent Youmans (m), Otto Harbach (w), Oscar Hammerstein (w)Paul Whiteman's Orchestra1923
Band Played On, TheCharles B. Ward (m), John F. Palmer (w)Dan Quinn1895
Barney GoogleCon Conrad, Billy RoseErnest Hare with Billy Jones1923
Battle Hymn of the Republic, The (aka "Glory! Glory! Hallelujah!")Julia Ward Howe (w), William Steffe (m)1861
Baubles, Bangles and BeadsAlexander Borodin (m), Robert Wright (w), George Forrest (w)Peggy Lee1953
Be Anything, But Be Mine Irving Gordon (w/m)Eddy Howard1952
Be My Little Baby Bumble BeeStanley Murphy (w), Henry I. Marshall (m)Ada Jones & Billy Murray1912
Be My LoveNicholas Brodszky, Sammy CahnMario Lanza1950
Beale Street BluesW.C. Handy (m/w)Prince's Orchestra1917
Beautiful Lady in Blue, ASam M. Lewis (w), J. Fred Coots (m)Jan Garber with Lew Palmer1936
Beautiful OhioRobert A. King as as Mary Earl (m), Ballard MacDonald (w)Henry Burr1919
BecauseEdward Teschmacher (w), Helen Guy as Guy d'Hardelot (m)Perry Como with Russ Case's Orchestra1948
BecauseCharles Horwitz (w), Frederick V. Bowers (m)Haydn Quartet1900
BecauseEdward Teschmacher (w), Helen Guy as Guy d'Hardelot (m)1902
Because of YouDudley Wilkinson (m), Arthur Hammerstein (w)Tony Bennett with Percy Faith's Orchestra1951
Because You're YouHenry Blossom (w), Victor Herbert (m)Harry Mac Donough & Elise Stevenson1907
BedeliaJean Schwartz (m), William Jerome (w)Haydn Quartet1904
Beer Barrel Polka (Roll Out the Barrel)Wladimir Timm, Jaromir Vejvoda, Lew BrownWill Glahe1939
Begin the BeguineCole Porter (m/w)Artie Shaw1938
Bei Mir Bist Du Schöen (Means That You're Grand)Sholom Secunda (m), Sammy/Jacob Jacobs Cahn (w)The Andrews Sisters1938
Bell-Bottom TrousersMoe Jaffe (w/m)Guy Lombardo with Jimmy Brown1945
Bells of St. Marys, TheDouglas Furber (w), A.Emmett Adams (m)Frances Alda1920
Bésame Mucho (Kiss Me Much)Sunny Skylar (w), Conseulo Velazquez (m)Jimmy Dorsey's Orchestra with Bob Eberly & Kitty Kallen1944
Bess, You Is My WomanGeorge Gershwin (m), Ira Gershwin (w), Dubose Heyward (w)Porgy and Bess Cast1935
Best Things in Life Are Free, TheRay Henderson (m), Lew Brown (w), Buddy DeSylva (w)George Olsen with Bob Borger1927
Betty Co-EdJ. Paul Fogarty, Rudy ValleeRudy Vallee1930
Bewitched, Bothered and BewilderedRichard Rodgers (m), Lorenz Hart (w)Bill Snyder1950
Beyond the Blue HorizonRichard A. Whiting (m), W. Franke Harling (m), Leo Robin (w)Jeannette MacDonald1930
Bibbidi-Bobbidi-BooDavid/Hoffman/LivingstonJo Stafford with Gordon MacRae1949
Bidin' My TimeGeorge Gershwin (m), Ira Gershwin (w)Foursome1930
Big Apple, TheBuddy Bernier (w), Bob Emmerich (m)Tommy Dorsey with Edythe Wright1937
BillJerome Kern (m), Oscar Hammerstein II (w), P.G. Wodehouse (w)Helen Morgan1928
Bill Bailey, Won't You Please Come Home?Hughie Cannon (m/w), Johnnie QueenArthur Collins1902
Bird in a Gilded Cage, AArthur J. Lamb (w), Harry Von Tilzer (m)Steve Porter1900
Birth of the Blues, TheRay Henderson (m), Lew Brown (w), Buddy DeSylva (w)Paul Whiteman's Orchestra with Jack Fulton, Charles Gaylord, & Austin Young1926
Black BottomRay Henderson (m), Lew Brown (w), Buddy DeSylva (w)Johnny Hamp1926
Blue BellTheodore F. Morse (m), Edward Madden (w)Byron G. Harlon & Frank Stanley1904
Blue ChampagneGrady Watts, Frank Ryerson (w/m)Jimmy Dorsey's Orchestra with Bob Eberly1941
Blue Moon Richard Rodgers (m), Lorenz Hart (w)The Marcels1961
Blue OrchidsHoagy Carmichael (w/m)Glenn Miller's Orchestra with Ray Eberle1939
Blue Room, TheRichard Rodgers (m), Lorenz Hart (w)The Revelers1926
Blue SkiesIrving Berlin (m/w)Ben Selvin1927
Blue TangoMitchell Parish (w), Leroy Anderson (m)Leroy Anderson & His "Pops" Concert Orchestra1951
Blueberry HillVincent Rose, Al Lewis, Larry StockFats Domino1956
Blues in the Night (My Mama Done Tol' Me)Harold Arlen (m), Johnny Mercer (w)Woody Herman1941
Blues My Naughty Sweetie Gives to MeArthurn N. Swanstone, Chas. R. Mc Carron, Carey Morgan Ted Lewis1920
Bob White (Whatcha Gonna Swing Tonight?)Bernie Hanighen (m), Johnny Mercer (w)Bing Crosby & Connee Boswell with John Scott Trotter's Orchestra1937
Body and SoulJohnny Green (m), Edward Heyman (w), Robert Sour (w), Frank Eyton (w)Coleman Hawkins1940
Boo HooE. Heyman, C. Lombardo, J.J. LoebGuy Lombardo1937
Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy, TheDon Raye/Hughie PrinceThe Andrews Sisters with Vic Schoen's Orchestra1941
Botch-a-Me (Ba-Ba-Baciami Piccina)R. Morbelli and L. Astore (m), Eddie Y. Stanley (w)Rosemary Clooney1952
Boulevard of Broken Dreams, TheHarry Warren (m), Al Dubin (w)Jan Garber with Leo Bennett1934
Brazil (Aquarela Do Brasil)Bob Russell (w), Ary Barroso (m)Xavier Cugat1943
Breeze and I, TheAl Stillman (w), Ernesto Lecuona (m)Jimmy Dorsey's Orchestra with Bob Eberly1940
Breezin' Along with the BreezeRichard A. Whiting, Seymour Simons, Haven Gillespie, Jerome H. RemickJohnny Marvin1926
Bring Me a RoseCharles Shisler1916
Broadway MelodyNacio Herb Brown (m), Arthur Freed (w)Ben Selvin1929
Broadway RhythmNacio Herb Brown (m), Arthur Freed (w)Guy Lombardo1935
Broadway RoseEugene West (w), Martin Fried (m), Otis Spencer (m)Peerless Quartet1921
Brother Can You Spare a Dime?Jay Gorney (m), E. Y. "Yip" Harburg (w)Rudy Vallee1932
Bugle Call RagElmer Schoebel (m), Billy Meyeres (m), Jack Pettis (m)The Mills Brothers1932
Bushel and a Peck, AFrank Loesser (m/w)Perry Como & Betty Hutton with Mitchell Ayres' Orchestra1950
But Not for MeGeorge Gershwin (m), Ira Gershwin (w)Ella Fitzgerald1959
Button Up Your OvercoatRay Henderson (m), Lew Brown (w), Buddy DeSylva (w)Helen Kane1929
Buttons and BowsJay Livingston (m), Ray Evans (w)Dinah Shore & Her Harper Valley Boys1948
By HeckHenry R. Stern as S.R. Henry (m), L. Wolfe Gilbert (w)Byron G. Harlan with Will Robbins1915
By the Beautiful SeaHarold R. Atteridge (w), Harry Carroll (m)Heidelberg Quintet1914
By the Light of the Silvery MoonEdward Madden (w), Gus Edwards (m)Billy Murray with the Haydn Quartet1910
By the River St. MarieEdgar Leslie (w), Harry Warren (m)Guy Lombardo with Carmen Lombardo1931
By the Waters of MinnetonkaThurlow Lieurance (m), J.W. Cavanass (w)Alice Nielsen1915
Bye Bye BlackbirdRay Henderson (m), Mort Dixon (w)Gene Austin1926
C

SONG

WRITER(S),
m = music, w = words

Performer with
Highest Rated Version

Year

Cabin in the SkyVernon Duke (m), John Latouche (w)Benny Goodman with Helen Forrest1940
California Here I ComeJoseph Meyer, Buddy DeSylva, Al JolsonAl Jolson with Isham Jones' Orchestra1924
Call Me Up Some Rainy AfternoonIrving Berlin (m/w)Ada Jones & the American Quartet1910
Camp Meetin' TimeHarry Williams (w), Egbert Van Alstyne (m)Arthur Collins & Byron Harlan1906
CandyDavid Mack, Joan Whitney, Alex KramerJohnny Mercer with Jo Stafford & the Pied Pipers1945
Can't Help Lovin' Dat ManJerome Kern (m), Oscar Hammerstein II (w)Ben Bernie with Vaughn Deleath1928
Can't We Be Friends?Kay Swift (m), Paul James aka James Warburg (w)Libby Holman1929
Can't You Hear Me Calling, Caroline?William H. Gardner (w), Caro Roma (m)George MacFarlane1914
Canto SiboneyDolly Morse (w), Ernesto Lecuona (m)1929
CaravanDuke Ellington (m), Juan Tizol (m), irving Mills (w)Duke Ellington1937
CarelessDick Jurgens, Eddy Howard, and Lew Qualding (w/m)Glenn Miller's Orchestra with Ray Eberle1940
Careless HandsBob Hilliard and Carl Sigman (w/m)Mel Tormé1949
CarelesslyCharles and Nick Kenny (w), Norman Ellis (m)Billie Holiday with Teddy Wilson's Orchestra1937
Carioca, TheVincent Youmans (m), Edward Eliscu (w), Gus Kahn (w)Enric Madriguera with Patricia Gillmore1934
Carolina in the MorningWalter Donaldson (m), Gus Kahn (w)Van & Schenck1923
Carolina MoonBenny Davis (w), Joe Burke (m)Gene Austin with Nat Shilkret's Orchestra1929
Carrie (Carrie Marry Harry)Junie McCree (w), Albert Von Tilzer (m)Billy Murray1910
Carry Me Back to Old VirginnyJames A. Bland (m/w)Alma Gluck1915
Casey Jones (The Brave Engineer)T. Lawrence Seibert (w), Eddie Newton (m), Wallace SaundersAmerican Quartet with Billy Murray1910
Cathedral in the PinesCharles and Nick Kenny (w/m)Shep Fields & Jerry Stewart1938
CeceliaDave Dreyer (m), Herman Ruby (w)"Whispering" Jack Smith1925
Change PartnersIrving Berlin (m/w)Fred Astaire with Ray Noble's Orchestra1938
Changing Partners Joe Darion (w), Larry Coleman (m)Patti Page1953
Chant of the JungleArthur Freed (w), Nacio Herb Brown (m)Roy Ingraham1929
CharlestonJames P. Johnson (m), Cecil Mack (w)Arthur Gibbs & His Gang1924
Charley, My BoyTed Fio Rito (m), Gus Kahn (w)Eddie Cantor1924
CharmaineErno Rapee, Lew PollackGuy Lombardo with Weston Vaughan1927
Chasing ShadowsBenny Davis (w), Abner Silver (m)Dorsey Brothers Orchestra with Bob Eberly1935
Chattanooga Choo ChooHarry Warren (m), Mack Gordon (w)Glenn Miller with Tex Beneke & the Four Modernaires1941
Chattanoogie Shoe Shine BoyHarry Stone and Jack Stapp (w/m)Red Foley1950
Cheek to CheekIrving Berlin (m/w)Fred Astaire & Ginger Rogers with Leo Reisman's Orchestra1935
Cheerful Little EarfulHarry Warren (m), Ira Gershwin and Billy Rose (w)Tom Gerun & His Orchestra1930
CherieLeo Woods (w), Irving Bibo (m)Paul Whiteman's Orchestra1921
Cherry Pink and Apple Blossom WhiteJacques Larue, Mack DavidPerez "Prez" Prado1955
Chi-Baba, Chi-Baba (My Bambino Go to Sleep)Jerry Livingston, Al Hoffman, and Mack David (w/m)Perry Como & the Satisfiers with Lloyd Shaffer's Orchestra1947
Chicago (That Toddlin' Town)Fred Fisher (m/w)Ben Selvin1922
Chickery ChickSylvia Dee (w), Sidney Lippman (m)Sammy Kaye with Nancy Norman & Billy Williams1945
China BoyDick Winfree, Phil Boutelje, Art TatumMcKenzie & Condon's Chicagoans1927
Chinatown, My ChinatownJean Schwartz (m), William Jerome (w)American Quartet1915
Chinese LullabyRobert Hood BowersPaul Whiteman's Orchestra1929
Chloe (Song of the Swamp)Neil Moret, Gus KahnJones, Spike, & His City Slickers with Red Ingle1945
Chong, He Comes from Hong KongHarold Weeks (w/m)Columbia Saxophone Sextette1919
Christmas Song, The (Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire)Mel Tormé, Robert Wells (w)Nat "King" Cole1946
Civilization (Bongo, Bongo, Bongo)Bob Hilliard (w), Carl Sigman (m)Louis Prima1947
Clair De Lune (aka "Au Clair De La Lune")Claude Debussy (m)Claude Debussy1811
Clap Yo' HandsGeorge Gershwin (m), Ira Gershwin (w)Roger Wolfe Kahn1927
Close to My HeartAndrew B. Sterling (w), Harry Von Tilzer (m)Henry Burr & Albert Campbell1915
Cocktails for TwoSam Coslow, Arthur JohnstonDuke Ellington1934
Cold Cold HeartHank WilliamsHank Williams1951
CollegiateMoe Jaffe, Nat BonxFred Waring1925
Come Down Ma Evening StarRobert B. Smith (w), John Stromberg (m)Mina Hickman1903
Come Josephine in My Flying MachineFred Fisher (m), Alfred Bryan (w)Ada Jones with Billy Murray & the American Quartet1911
Come on-a My HouseRoss Bagdasarian and William Saroyan (w/m)Rosemary Clooney1951
Come Rain or Come ShineHarold Arlen (m), Johnny Mercer (w)Margaret Whiting with Paul Weston's Orchestra1946
Come Take a Trip in My Air ShipRen Shields (w), George Evans (m)Billy Murray1905
Comin' in on a Wing and a PrayerHarold Adamson (w), Jimmy McHugh (m)The Song Spinners1943
Continental, The (You Kiss While We're Dancing)Con Conrad (m), Herb Magidson (w)Leo Reisman1934
Cool WaterBob Nolan (w/m)The Sons of the Pioneers1941
Count Your Blessings Instead of SheepIrving Berlin (m/w)Rosemary Clooney1954
Crinoline DaysIrving BerlinPaul Whiteman's Orchestra1923
Cross Over the BridgeBennie Benjamin and George Weiss (w/m)Patti Page1954
Cruising Down the River on a Sunday AfternoonEily Beadell, Nell TollertonBlue Barron & His Orchestra1949
CryChurchill KohlmanJohnnie Ray & the Four Lads1951
Cry Baby CryJimmy Eaton (w), Terry Shand (m)Larry Clinton with Bea Wain1938
Cry Me a RiverArthur Hamilton (m/w)Julie London1957
Cry of the Wild Goose, TheTerry Gilkyson (w/m)Frankie Laine with Harry Geller's Orchestra1950
Crying in the ChapelArtie Glenn (w/m)The Orioles1953
Cuban Love SongDorothy Fields (w), Jimmy McHugh and Herbert Stothart (m)Ruth Etting1932
Cuddle Up a Little Closer, Lovey MineOtto A. Harbach (w), Karl L. Hoschna (m)Ada Jones & Billy Murray1908
Cup of Coffee, a Sandwich, and You, AJoseph Meyer (m), Al Dubin (w), Billy Rose (w)Gertrude Lawrence & Jack Buchanana1926
Curse of an Aching Heart, TheAl. Piantadosi (m), Henry Fink (w)Will Oakland1913
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WRITER(S),
m = music, w = words

Performer with
Highest Rated Version

Year

DaddyBobby Troup (m/w)Sammy Kaye1941
Daddy You've Been a Mother to MeFred Fisher (m/w)Henry Burr1920
Dance with a Dolly with a Hole in Her StockingTerry Shand (m), Jimmy Eaton (w), Mickey Leader (w)Russ Morgan with Al Jennings1944
Dance with Me Henry (Wallflower)Johnny Otis, Hank Ballard, Etta JamesGeorgia Gibbs1955
Dancing in the DarkArthur Schwartz (m), Howard Dietz (w)Artie Shaw1941
Dancing on the CeilingRichard Rodgers (m)/Lorenz Hart (w)Jack Hylton1932
Dancing with Tears in My EyesAl Dubin (w), Joe Burke (m)Nat Shilkret with Lewis James1930
Dancing with Tears in My EyesAl Dubin (w), Joe Burke (m)1930
Danny BoyFred Weatherly (w) (traditional, adapted by)Ernestine Schumann-Heink1918
DardanellaJohnny S. Black (m), Felix Bernard (m), Fred Fisher (w)Ben Selvin1920
Darktown Strutters' Ball, TheShelton Brooks (m/w)Original Dixieland Jazz Band1917
Darling Je Vous Aime BeaucoupAnna Sosenko (w/m)Hildegarde with Harry Sosnik's Orchestra1943
Darn That DreamJimmy Van Heusen (m), Eddie De Lange (w)Benny Goodman with Mildred Bailey1940
Day in, Day OutRube Bloom (m), Johnny Mercer (w)Bob Crosby's Orchestra with Helen Ward1939
Dear Hearts and Gentle PeopleSammy Fain (m), Bob Hilliard (w)Bing Crosby with Perry Botkin's Orchestra1949
Dear Old GirlRichard Henry Buck (w), Theodore F. Morse (m)J.W. Myers1903
Dear Old Pal of MineHarold Robe (w), Liet. Gitz Rice (m)Sascha Jacobsen1919
DearieClare Kummer (m/w)Corrine Morgan with the Haydn Quartet1905
Deep in My HeartSigmund Romburg (m), Dorothy Donnelly (w)Franklyn Baur with Benny Krueger1924
Deep in the Heart of TexasJune Hershey/Don SwanderAlvino Rey with Bill Schallen & Skeets Herfurt1942
Deep NightCharlie Henderson/Rudy ValleeRudy Vallee1929
Deep PurplePeter DeRose (m), Mitchell Parish (w)Larry Clinton with Bea Wain1939
DelicadoJack Lawrence (w), Waldyr Azevedo (m)Percy Faith1952
Der Fuehrer's FaceOliver WallaceSpike Jones & His City Slickers with Carl Grayson & Willie Spicer1942
Desert Song, TheSigmund Romberg (m), Oscar Hammerstein II (w), Otto Harbach (w), Frank Mandel (w)Nat Shilkret with Mischa Russell's Orchestra1927
Diamonds Are a Girl's Best FriendJule Styne (m), Leo Robin (w)Marilyn Monroe1953
Diane (I’m in Heaven When I See You Smile)Erno Rapee, Lew PollackNat Shilkret1927
Did I Remember?Harold Adamson (w), Walter Donaldson (m)Shep Fields & Charles Chester1936
Did You Ever See a Dream Walking?Mack Gordon (w), Harry Revel (m)Eddy Duchin with Lew Sherwood1933
Dig You Later (A Hubba-Hubba-Hubba)Harold Adamson, Jimmy McHughPerry Como with Russ Case's Orchestra1945
Diga-Diga-DooJimmy McHugh (m), Dorothy Fields (w)Duke Ellington & Irving Mills1928
DinahHarry Akst (m), Sam M. Lewis (w), Joe Young (w)Bing Crosby & the Mills Brothers1932
Dipsy Doodle, TheLarry Clinton (w/m)Tommy Dorsey with Edythe Wright1937
Do Do DoGeorge Gershwin (m), Ira Gershwin (w)Gertrude Lawrence & Oscar Shaw1927
Do I Worry?Stanley Cowan and Bobby Worth (w/m)Tommy Dorsey's Orchestra with Frank Sinatra & the Pied Pipers1941
Do It AgainGeorge Gershwin (m), Buddy DeSylva (w)Paul Whiteman's Orchestra1922
Doctor, Lawyer, Indian ChiefPaul Francis Webster (w), Hoagy Carmichael (m)Betty Hutton with Paul Weston's Orchestra1945
Does the Spearmint Lose Its Flavour on the Bedpost Overnight?Ernest Breuer (m), Marty Bloom (w), Billy Rose (w)Ernest Hare with Billy Jones1924
Doggie in the Window, TheBob Merrill (m/w)Patti Page1953
Doin' What Comes NaturallyIrving Berlin (m/w)Freddy Martin with Glenn Hughes1946
DoloresFrank Loesser (w), Louis Alter (m)Bing Crosby1941
Donkey Serenade, TheRudolf Friml (m), Herbert Stothart (m), Bob White (w), Chet Forrest (w)Allan Jones with Nat Shilkret's Orchestra1938
Don't Be That WayMitchell Parish (w), Edgar Sampson and Benny Goodman (m)Benny Goodman's Orchestra1938
Don't Blame MeJimmy McHugh (m)/Dorothy Fields (w)Charles Agnew & His Stevens Hotel Orchestra with Stanley Jacobsen1933
Don't Cry Joe (Let Her Go, Let Her Go, Let Her Go)Joe Marsala (w/m)Gordon Jenkins with Betty Brewer1949
Don't Fence Me InCole Porter, Robert FletcherBing Crosby with the Andrews Sisters & Vic Schoen's Orchestra1944
Don't Get Around Much AnymoreDuke Ellington (m), Bob Russell (w)The Ink Spots1943
Don't Let the Stars Get in Your EyesSlim Willet, Cactus Pryor, and Barbara Trammel (w/m)Perry Como & the Ramblers with the Mitchell Ayres Orchestra1952
Don't Sit Under the Apple Tree with Anyone Else But MeSam Stept, Charlie Tobias, Lew BrownGlenn Miller's Orchestra with Marion Hutton, Tex Beneke, & the Modernaires1942
Don't Wake Me Up, I'm DreamingBeth Slater Whitson (w), Herbert Ingraham (m)Walter Van Brunt1911
Down Among the Sheltering PalmsJames Brockman (w), Abe Olman (m)Lyric Quartet1915
Down by the Old Mill StreamTell Taylor (m/w)Harry MacDonough1911
Down Hearted BluesLovie Austin (m), Alberta Hunter (w)Bessie Smith1923
Down Where the Wurzburger FlowsVincent P. Bryan (w), Harry Von Tilzer (m)Arthur Collins & Byron Harlan1902
Down YonderL. Wolfe Gilbert, arranged by Doc WatsonGid Tanner & His Skillet Lickers1934
Dream (When You're Feeling Blue)Johnny Mercer (m/w)The Pied Pipers with Paul Weston's Orchestra1945
Dream a Little Dream of MeWilbur Schwandt (m), Fabian Andre (m), Gus Kahn (w)Wayne King & Ernie Burchill1931
Dream ValleyCharles and Nick Kenny (w), Joe Burke (m)Sammy Kaye with Tommy Ryan1940
Dreamy MelodyTed Koehler, Frank Magine, C. NasetArt Landry1923
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Eadie Was a LadyRichard Whiting & Nacio Herb Brown (m), Buddy DeSylva (w)Ethel Merman1933
Earth Angel (Will You Be Mine)Jesse Belvin, Curtis Williams, and Gaynel Hodge (w/m)The Penguins1954
East of the Sun and West of the MoonBrooks Bowman (m/w)Tom Coakley & Carl Ravazza1935
Easter ParadeIrving Berlin (m/w)Leo Reisman's Orchestra with Clifton Webb1933
Easy to LoveCole Porter (m/w)Shep Fields with Dick Robertson1936
Ebb TideRalph Rainger, Leo RobinBunny Berigan & His Orchestra with Gail Reese1937
Ebb TideCarl Sigman and Robert Maxell (w/m)Frank Chacksfield1953
El Capitan MarchJohn Philip Sousa (m)John Philip Sousa's Band1895
Elmer's TuneElmer Albrecht, Sammy Gallop, Dick JurgensGlenn Miller's Orchestra with Ray Eberle1941
Embraceable YouGeorge Gershwin (m), Ira Gershwin (w)Red Nichols with Dick Robertson1930
Empty SaddlesJ. Keirn Brennan (w), Billy Hill (m)Bing Crosby1936
Enjoy Yourself (It's Later Than You Think)Carl Sigman (m), Herb Magidson (w)Guy Lombardo with Kenny Gardner1950
Every Day Is Ladies' Day with MeHenry Blossom (w), Victor Herbert (m)Neil McCay1907
Every Little Movement Has a Meaning All Its OwnOtto Harbach (w), Karl Hoschna (m)Harry MacDonough wiith Lucy Isabelle Marsh1910
Everybody Loves My BabySpencer Williams (m), Jack Palmer (w)Aileen Stanley1925
Everybody Two-StepWallie Herzer (m), Earl C. Jones (w)American Quartet1912
Everybody Works But FatherJean Havez (m/w)Billy Murray1905
Everybody's Doing It NowIrving Berlin (m/w)Arthur Collins & Byron Harlan1912
Exactly Like YouJimmy McHugh (m)/Dorothy Fields (w)Ruth Etting1930
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Performer with
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Year

Falling in Love with LoveRichard Rodgers (m), Lorenz Hart (w)Frances Langford with Harry Sosnik's Orchestra1939
FannyHarold RomeEddie Fisher1954
Far Away PlacesJohn Whitney, Alex KramerMargaret Whiting1948
Fascinating RhythmGeorge Gershwin (m), Ira Gershwin (w)Cliff Edwards1925
Feather Your NestKendis & Brockman, Howard JohnsonHenry Burr & Albert Campbell1921
Ferry Boat Serenade (La Piccinina)Harold Adamson (w), Eldo di Lazzaro (m)The Andrews Sisters1940
Feudin' and Fightin' Al Dubin (w), Burton Lane (m)Dorothy Shay1947
Fine and DandyKay Swift (m), Paul James aka James Warburg (w)Arden-Ohman Orchestra with Frank Luther1930
Fine Romance, A (A Sarcastic Love Song)Jerome Kern (m), Dorothy Fields (w)Fred Astaire with Johnny Greer's Orchestra1936
Five Foot Two, Eyes of BlueRay Henderson (m), Sam Lewis (w), Joe Young (w)Gene Austin with Nat Shilkret's Orchestra1926
Five Minutes MoreSammy Cahn (w), Jule Styne (m)Frank Sinatra1946
Flat Foot Floogee, TheSlim Gaillard/Slam Stewart/Bud GreenSlim & Slam1938
Flying Down to RioVincent Youmans (m), Edward Eliscu (w), Gus Kahn (w)Rudy Vallee1934
Foggy Day in London Town, AGeorge Gershwin (m), Ira Gershwin (w)Fred Astaire with Ray Noble's Orchestra1937
Fools Rush in Where Angels Fear to TreadRube Bloom (m), Johnny Mercer (w)Glenn Miller's Orchestra with Ray Eberle1940
For Me and My GalGeorge Meyer (m), Edgar Leslie (w), E. Ray Goetz (w)Judy Garland & Gene Kelly1942
Forever and Ever (Fliege mit Mir in die Heimat)Malia Rose (w), Franz Winkler (m)Russ Morgan & the Skylarks1949
Forever Is a Long, Long TimeDarl MacBoyle (w), Albert Von Tilzer (m)Charles Hart1918
Forgive MeMilton Ager (m), Jack Yellen (w)Gene Austin with Nat Shilkret's Orchestra1927
Forty-Five Minutes from BroadwayGeorge M. Cohan (m/w)Billy Murray1906
Forty-Second (42nd) StreetHarry Warren (m), Al Dubin (w)Don Bestor & His Orchestra with Dudley Mecum1933
FrenesiRay Charles and S.K. Russell (w), Albert Dominguez (m)Artie Shaw1940
FriendshipCole Porter (m/w)Kay Kyser with Ginny Simms, Harry Babbitt, Jack Martin, & Ish Kabibble1940
Frosty the SnowmanSteve Nelson, Walter E. RollinsGene Autry & the Cass County Boys with Carl Cotner's Orchestra1950
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Performer with
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Year

Gal in Calico, ALeo Robins (w), Arthur Schwartz (m)Johnny Mercer1946
Gee But It's Great to Meet a Friend from You Own Home TownWilliam Tracey (w), James McGavisk (m)Billy Murray1911
Gentleman Is a Dope, TheRichard Rodgers (m), Oscar Hammerstein II (w)Jo Stafford1947
GeorgetteRay HendersonTed Lewis1922
Georgia on My MindHoagy Carmichael (m), Stuart Gorrell (w)Ray Charles1960
Get HappyHarold Arlen (m), Ted Koehler (w)Nat Shilkret with Phil Dewey, Frank Luther, & Leo O'Rourke1930
Get Your Kicks on Route 66Bobby Troup (m/w)Nat "King" Cole1946
GI (G.I.) JiveJohnny MercerLouis Jordan1944
GI (G.I.) JiveJohnny Mercer1944
Giannina MiaOtto Hauerbach (w), Rudolph Friml (m)Emma Trentini1913
Gimme a Little Kiss (Will Ya? Huh?)Maceo Pinkard, Roy Turk, Jack Smith"Whispering" Jack Smith1926
Girl Friend, TheRichard Rodgers (m), Lorenz Hart (w)George Olsen with Larry Murphy, Bob Borger, & Fran Frey1926
Girl on the Magazine, TheIrving Berlin (m/w)Harry MacDonough1916
Girl That I Marry, TheIrving Berlin (m/w)Eddy Howard1947
Give Me the Moonlight, Give Me the GirlAlbert Von Tilzer (m), Lew Brown (w)Sam Ash1918
Give My Regards to BroadwayGeorge M. Cohan (m/w)Billy Murray1905
Glory of Love, TheBilly Hill (w/m)Benny Goodman's Orchestra with Helen Ward1936
Glow-Worm, ThePaul Lincke (m), Lilla Cayley Robinson (w)Victor Orchestra1908
God Bless AmericaIrving BerlinKate Smith1939
Gold Diggers' Song, The (We're in the Money)Harry Warren (m), Al Dubin (w)Dick Powell1933
Golden EarringsJay Livingston and Ray Evans (w), Victor Young (m)Peggy Lee1947
Gone with the WindAllie Wrubel (m), Herb Magidson (w)Horace Heidt with Larry Cotton1937
Good Evening, CarolineJack Norworth (w), Albert Von Tilzer (m)Frank Stanley & Elise Stevenson1909
Good MorningNacio Herb Brown (m), Arthur Freed (w)Abe Lyman1939
Good Morning CarrieChris Smith, Elmer BowmanBert Williams & George Walker1902
Good Night, LadiesHarry Williams (w), Egbert Van Alstyne (m)1911
Good Old U.S.A., TheJack Drislane (w), Theodore F. Morse (m)Byron G. Harlan1906
Goodbye Broadway, Hello France!Billy Baskette/C. Francis Reisner/Benny DavisAmerican Quartet1917
Goodbye Dolly GrayWill D. Cobb and Paul Barnes (m/w)Big Four Quartet1901
Goodbye Eliza JaneAndrew B. Sterling (w), Harry Von Tilzer (m)Arthur Collins1903
Goodbye Girls I'm ThroughJohn Golden (w), Ivan Caryll (m)Lambert Murphy1915
Goodbye, Good Luck, God Bless You (Is All That I Can Say)J. Keirn Brennan (w), Ernest R. Ball (m)Henry Burr1916
Goodnight IreneHuddie "Lead Belly" Ledbetter, John LomaxThe Weavers with Gordon Jenkins' Orchestra1950
Goodnight My LoveMack Gordon (w), Harry Revel (m)Benny Goodman & Ella Fitzgerald1937
Goodnight SweetheartRay Noble, James Campbell, Reg. Connelly, Rudy ValleeWayne King1931
Goody GoodyMatty Malneck (m), Johnny Mercer (w)Benny Goodman's Orchestra with Helen Ward1936
Great DayVincent Youmans (m), Billy Rose (w), Edward Eliscu (w)Paul Whiteman's Orchestra with Bing Crosby1929
Green Eyes (Aquellos Ojos Verdes)E. Rivera and Eddie Woods (w), Nilo Menendez (m)Jimmy Dorsey's Orchestra with Bob Eberly & Helen O'Connell1941
Guy Is a Guy, AOscar Brand (w/m)Doris Day1952
Gypsy, TheBilly Reid (w/m)The Ink Spots1946
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Performer with
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Year

Hail! Hail! The Gang's All HereD.A. Esrom (w), Theodore Morse (m), Arthur Sullivan (m)Irving Kaufman & the Columbia Quartet1918
Hair of Gold, Eyes of BlueSunny Skylar (w/m)Gordon MacRae1948
Half as MuchCurley Williams (w/m)Rosemary Clooney with Percy Faith's Orchestra1952
Hallelujah!Vincent Youmans (m), Clifford Grey (w), Leo Robin (w)Nat Shilkret with Franklyn Baur1927
Hands Across the TableMitchell Parish (w), Jean Delettre (m)Lucienne Boyer1934
Happy Days Are Here AgainMilton Ager (m), Jack Yellen (w)Ben Selvin1930
Happy Wanderer, TheAntonia Ridge (English words), Friedrich-Wilhelm Moller (m)Frank Weir1954
Harbor LightsHugh Williams/Jimmy KennedyFrances Langford with George Stoll's Orchestra1937
Hard-Hearted Hannah, the Vamp of SavannahMilton Ager (m), Jack Yellen (w), Bob Bigelow (w), Charles Bates (w)Dolly Kay1924
HarriganGeorge M. Cohan (m/w)Billy Murray1907
Has Anybody Here Seen Kelly?C.W. Murphy (m/w), Will Letters (m/w)Nora Bayes1910
Have Yourself a Merry Little ChristmasRalph Blane (m), Hugh Martin (w)Judy Garland with George Stoll's Orchestra1944
Have Yourself a Merry Little ChristmasRalph Blane (m), Hugh Martin (w)1944
He Wears a Pair of Silver WingsEric Maschwitz (w), Michael Carr (m)Kay Kyser with Harry Babbitt1942
Heart Richard Alder and Jerry Ross (w/m)Eddie Fisher1955
Heart and SoulHoagy Carmichael (m), Frank Loesser (w)Larry Clinton with Bea Wain1938
HeartachesAl Hoffman (m), John Klenner (w)Ted Weems with Elmo Tanner1947
Hearts of StoneEddie Ray (w), Ruby Jackson (m)The Fontane Sisters with Billy Vaughn's Orchestra1954
Hearts of StoneEddie Ray (w), Ruby Jackson (m)The Jewels1954
Heat WaveIrving Berlin (m/w)Glen Gray with Mildred Bailey1933
Heaven Can WaitJimmy Van Heusen (m), Edgar DeLange (w)Glen Gray with Clyde Burke1939
Heigh HoMorey/ChurchillSeven Dwarfs1937
Hello Central, Give Me HeavenCharles K. Harris (m/w)Byron G. Harlan1901
Hello Central, Give Me No Man's LandJean Schwartz (m), Sam M. Lewis (w), Joe Young (w)Al Jolson with Charles Prince's Orchestra1918
Hello Frisco!Gene Buck (w), Louis A. Hrsch (m)Olive Kline (as Alice Green) with Edward Hamilton1915
Hello Hawaii, How Are You?Bert Kalmar (w), Edgar Leslie (w), Jean Schwartz (m)Prince's Orchestra1916
Hello Ma BabyJoseph E. Howard (m/w), Ida Emerson (m/w)Arthur Collins1899
Hello Young LoversRichard Rodgers (m), Oscar Hammerstein II (w)Perry Como with Mitchell Ayres' Orchestra1951
Here Comes the Show BoatMaceo Pinkard (m), Billy Rose (w)Vaughn Deleath1928
Here in My ArmsRichard Rodgers (m), Lorenz Hart (w)Leo Reisman1926
Here in My HeartPat Genaro, Lou Levinson, Bill Borrelli (w/m)Al Martino1952
Hernando's HideawayRichard Adler and Jerry Ross (w/m)Archie Bleyer1954
He's a Cousin of MineCecil Mack (w), Chris Smith (m), Silvio Hein (m)Bert Williams1907
He's a Devil in His Own Home TownGrant Clarke (w), Irving Berlin (m)Billy Murray1914
He's a Rag PickerIrving Berlin (m/w)Peerless Quartet1915
Hey ThereRichard Adler and Jerry Ross (w/m)Rosemary Clooney with Buddy Cole's Orchestra1954
Hiawatha (His Song to Minnehaha)Neal Moret (m), James O'DeaHarry MacDonough1903
High and the Mighty, TheNed Washington (w), Dmitri Tiomkin (m)Les Baxter1954
High Noon (Do Not Forsake Me, Oh, My Darlin')Ned Washington, Dmitri TiomkinTex Ritter1952
High on a Windy HillAlex Kramer and Joan Whitney (w/m)Jimmy Dorsey's Orchestra with Bob Eberly1941
HindustanOliver Wallace (m/w), Harold Weeks (m/w)Henry Burr & Albert Campbell1919
Hitchy KooL. Wolfe Gilbert (w), Lewis F. Muir (m)American Quartet1912
Hold MeArt Hickman/Ben BlackArt Hickman1920
Hold My HandRichard Myers, Jack LawrenceDon Cornell with Jerry Carr's Orchestra1954
Hold My HandRichard Myers, Jack LawrenceNat "King" Cole1955
Holiday for StringsDavid Rose (m), Sam Gallop (w)David Rose1943
Home Sweet HomeJohn Howard Payne (w), arranged by Sir Henry Rowley Bishop (m)1823
HoneySeymour Simons/Haven Gillespie/Richard A. WhitingRudy Vallee1929
Honeysuckle RoseThomas "Fats" Waller (m), Andy Razaf (w)Fats Waller1935
Hoop-Dee-DooMilton DeLugg/Frank LoesserPerry Como & the Fontane Sisters with Mitchell Ayres' Orchestra1950
Hooray for HollywoodRichard A. Whiting (m), Johnny Mercer (w)1937
Hot Lips (He's Got Hot Lips When He Plays Jazz)Henry Lange, Henry Busse, Lou DavisPaul Whiteman's Orchestra1922
How about You?Tom Adair (m), Ralph Freed (w)Tommy Dorsey's Orchestra with Frank Sinatra1942
How Are Things in Glocca Mora?Burton Lane (m), E. Y. "Yip" Harburg (w)Buddy Clark & Mitchell Ayres' Orchestra1947
How Could You Believe Me When I Said I Loved You When You Know I've Been a Liar All My LifeFred Astaire & Jane Powell1951
How Deep Is the Ocean?Irving Berlin (m/w)Guy Lombardo with Carmen Lombardo1932
How High the MoonMorgan Lewis (m), Nancy Hamilton (w)Les Paul & Mary Ford1951
How Important Can It Be?Bennie Benjamin and George Weiss (w/m)Joni James1955
How Soon Will I Be Seeing You?Carroll Lucas (w), Jack Owens (m)Jack Owens & Eddie Bellantyne's Orchestra1947
How'd You Like to Spoon with Me?Edward Laska (w), Jerome Kern (m)Corrine Morgan with the Haydn Quartet1906
Huggin' and Chalkin'Clancy Hayes and Kermit Goell (w/m)Hoagy Carmichael1946
Hurrah for Baffin's BayVincent Bryan (w), Theodore F. Morse (m)Arthur Collins & Byron Harlan1903
Hut-Sut Song, The (A Swedish Serenade)Leo Killian, Ted McMichael, and Jack Owens (w/m)Freddy Martin with Eddie Stone1941
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Performer with
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Year

I Ain't Got NobodyRoger Graham (w), Dave Peyton (m), Spencer Williams (m)Sophie Tucker1927
I BelieveIrvin Graham/Jimmy Shirl/Al StillmanFrankie Laine1953
I Can Dream, Can't I?Sammy Fain (m), Irving Kahal (w)The Andrews Sisters with Gordon Jenkins' Orchestra1949
I Can't Begin to Tell YouJames Monaco (m), Mark Gordon (w)Bing Crosby with Carmen Cavallaro's Orchestra1945
I Can't Get StartedVernon Duke (m), Ira Gershwin (w)Bunny Berigan & His Orchestra1938
I Can't Give You Anything But LoveJimmy McHugh (m), Dorothy Fields (w)Cliff Edwards1928
I Could Write a BookRichard Rodgers (m)/Lorenz Hart (w)Dinah Washington1940
I Couldn't Sleep a Wink Last NightJimmy McHugh (m)/Harold Adamson (w)Frank Sinatra with the Bobby Tucker Singers1944
I Cover the WaterfrontJohnny Green (m), Edward Heyman (w)Eddy Duchin with Lew Sherwood1933
I Cried for YouGus Arnheim (m), Abe Lyman (m), Arthur Freed (w)Benny Krueger1923
I Didn't Know What Time It WasRichard Rodgers (m), Lorenz Hart (w)Benny Goodman's Orchestra with Louise Tobin1939
I Didn't Raise My Boy to Be a SoldierAlfred Bryan (w), Al PiantadosiPeerless Quartet1915
I Don't CareJean Lenox, Harry O. SuttonDamita Jo1953
I Don't Know Where I'm Going But I'm on My WayGeorge Fairman (m/w)Peerless Quartet1918
I Don't Want to Set the World on FireEddie Seiler, Sol Marcus, Bennie Benjamin, Eddie DurhamHorace Heidt with Larry Cotton, Donna Wood, & Don Juans1941
I Don't Want to Walk without YouJule Styne (m), Frank Loesser (w)Harry James1942
I Double Dare YouJimmy Eaton (w), Terry Shand (m)Russ Morgan with Bernice Parks1938
I Feel a Song Comin' OnJimmy McHugh (m), Dorothy Fields (w)Frances Langford with Mahlon Merrick & His Music1935
I Found a Million-Dollar Baby in a Five-and-Ten-Cent StoreHarry Warren (m), Billy Rose (w), Mort Dixon (w)Fred Waring with Clare Hanlon1931
I Get a Kick Out of YouCole Porter (m/w)Ethel Merman with Johnny Green's Orchestra1934
I Get So Lonely When I Dream about YouPat Ballard (w/m)The Four Knights1954
I Got It Bad and That Ain't GoodDuke Ellington (m), Paul Francis Webster (w)Duke Ellington with Ivie Anderson1941
I Got Plenty O' Nuttin'George Gershwin (m), Ira Gershwin (w), Dubose Heyward (w)Leo Reisman1935
I Got RhythmGeorge Gershwin (m), Ira Gershwin (w)Red Nichols1930
I Got the Sun in the MorningIrving Berlin (m/w)Les Brown with Doris Day1946
I Gotta Right to Sing the BluesHarold Arlen (m), Ted Koehler (w)Louis Armstrong1933
I Guess I'll Have to Change My Plan (The Blue Pajama Song)Arthur Schwartz (m), Howard Dietz (w)Rudy Vallee1932
I Had the Craziest DreamHarry Warren (m), Mack Gordon (w)Harry James with Helen Forrest1942
I Hear a RhapsodyGeorge Fragos, Jack Baker, and Dick Gasparre (w/m)Charlie Barnet & His Orchestra with Bob Carroll1941
I Just Can't Make My Eyes BehaveWill D. Cobb and Gus Edwards (m/w)Ada Jones1907
I Kiss Your Hand, MadameSam M. Lewis and Joe Young (w), Ralph Erwin (m)Smith Ballew & His Orchestra1929
I Know That You KnowVincent Youmans (m), Anne Caldwell (w)Nat Shilkret1927
I Left My Heart at the Stage Door CanteenIrving Berlin (w/m)Sammy Kaye with Don Cornell1942
I Let a Song Go Out of My HeartDuke Ellington (m)/Irving Mills (w)/Henry Nemo (w)/John Redmond (w)Duke Ellington1938
I Love a Lassie (My Scotish Bluebell)Harry Lauder (m/w), Gerald Grafton (m/w)Harry Lauder1907
I Love a ParadeTed Koehler (w), Harold Arlen (m)Arden-Ohman Orchestra with Frank Luther1932
I Love a PianoIrving Berlin (m/w)Billy Murray1916
I Love LouisaHoward Dietz, Arthur SchwartzLeo Reisman's Orchestra with Fred Astaire1931
I Love My Wife, But, Oh, You Kid!Harry Armstrong, Billy ClarkDorothy Drew1909
I Love ParisCole Porter (m/w)Les Baxter1953
I Love the LadiesGrant Clarke (w), Jean Schwartz (m)Arthur Collins & Byron Harlan1914
I Love the Name of MaryGeorge Graff Jr. (w), Ernest R. Ball (m), Chauncey Olcott (m)Will Oakland1911
I Love YouCole Porter (m/w)Bing Crosby with John Scott Trotter's Orchestra1944
I Love YouHarry Archer, Harlan ThompsonPaul Whiteman's Orchestra1924
I Love You for Sentimental ReasonsWilliam "Pat" Best, Derek Watson (w/m)Nat "King" Cole Trio1946
I Love You TrulyCarrie Jacobs-Bond (m/w)Elsie Baker (aka Edna Brown)1912
I Loves You, PorgyGeorge Gershwin (m)/Ira Gershwin (w)/Dubose Heyward (w)Porgy and Bess Cast1935
I Need You NowJimmie Crane, Al JacobsEddie Fisher with Hugo Winterhalter's Orchestra1954
I Never Knew I Could Love Anybody Like I'm Loving YouTom Pitts/Ray Egan/Roy MarshPaul Whiteman's Orchestra1921
I Only Have Eyes for YouHarry Warren (m), Al Dubin (w)The Flamingos1959
I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa ClausTommie ConnorJimmy Boyd with Norman Luboff's Orchestra1952
I Saw StarsMaurice Sigler, Al Goodhart, Al Hoffman (w/m)Freddy Martin & Elmer Feldkamp1934
I Sent My Wife to the Thousand IslesAndrew B. Sterling (w), Ed Moran (w), Harry Von Tilzer (m)Al Jolson with Charles Prince's Orchestra1916
I Surrender DearHarry Barnes (m), Gordon Clifford (w)Paul Whiteman's Orchestra with Bing Crosby1931
I Used to Love You, But It's All Over NowAlbert Von TilzerFrank Crumit1921
I Wanna Be Loved by YouJohnny Green (m), Billy Rose (w), Edward Heyman (w)The Andrews Sisters with Gordon Jenkins' Orchestra1950
I Wanna Be Loved by YouHarry Ruby (m), Herbert Stothart (m), Bert Kalmar (w)Helen Kane with Leonard Joy's Orchestra1928
I Want a Girl Just Like the Girl Who Married Dear Old DadWilliam Dillon (w), Harry Von Tilzer (m)Peerless Quartet1911
I Want to Be HappyVincent Youmans (m), Irving Caesar (w)Vincent Lopez1924
I Want to Go Back to Michigan (Down on the Farm)Irving Berlin (m/w)Eldia Morris1914
I Want What I Want When I Want ItHenry Blossom (w), Victor Herbert (m)Frank Stanley1906
I Went to Your WeddingJessie Mae Robinson (w/m)Patti Page1952
I Wish I Didn't Love You SoFrank Loesser (m/w)Vaughn Monroe1947
I Wonder What's Become of SallyJack Yellen (w), Milton Ager (m)Al Jolson with Carl Fenton's Orchestra1924
I Wonder Who's Kissing Her NowJoseph E. Howard (m) Harold Orlob (m), Frank R. Adams (w), Will M. Hough (w)Henry Burr1909
I Wonder, I Wonder, I WonderDarwin Frank Hutchins (w/m)1947
I Won't DanceJerome Kern (m)/Oscar Hammerstein II (w)/Otto Harbach (w)/Dorothy Fields (w)Eddy Duchin with Lew Sherwood1935
I Won't Tell a Soul I Love YouRoss Parker and Hughie Charles (w/m)Andy Kirk & Pha Terrell1938
Ida! Sweet As Apple CiderEddie Munson (m), Eddie Leonard (w)Red Nichols1927
If (They Made Me a King)Robert Hargreaves and Stanley J. Damerell (w), Tochard Evans (m)Perry Como with Mitchell Ayres' Orchestra1951
If I Could Be with You One Hour TonightJames P. Johnson (m), Henry Creamer (w)McKinney's Cotton Pickers with George Thomas1930
If I Didn't CareJack LawrenceThe Ink Spots1939
If I Give My Heart to You Jimmie Crane, Al Jacobs, Jimmy Brewster (aka Milt Gabler)Doris Day & the Mellomen1954
If I Had a Talking Picture of YouRay Henderson (m), Buddy DeSylva (w), Lew Brown (w)Johnny Hamp with Cliff Gamet1929
If I Had My Way I’d Live Among the GypsiesLou Klein (w), James Kendis (m)Peerless Quartet1914
If I Knew You Were Comin' I'd've Baked a CakeAl Hoffman, Bob Merrill, Clem WattsEileen Barton & the New Yorkers1950
If I Knock the 'L' Out of Kelly, It Would Still Be Kelly to MeSam M. Lewis (w), Joe Young (w), Bert Grant (m)Marguerite Farrell1916
If I Loved YouRichard Rodgers (m), Oscar Hammerstein II (w)Perry Como with Russ Case's Orchestra1945
If I Was a MillionaireWill D. Cobb (w), Gus Edwards (m)1910
If There Is Someone Lovelier Than YouArthur Schwartz (m), Howard Dietz (w)Enric Madriguera1934
If You Knew Susie Like I Know SusieBuddy DeSylva (m/w)Eddie Cantor1925
I'll Be Home for ChristmasWalter Kent, Kim Gannon, Buck RamBing Crosby with John Scott Trotter's Orchestra1943
I'll Be Seeing YouSammy Fain (m), Irving Kahal (w)Bing Crosby with John Scott Trotter's Orchestra1944
I'll Be with You in Apple Blossom TimeNeville Fleeson, Albert Von TilzerCharles Harrison1920
I'll Build a Stairway to ParadiseGeorge Gershwin (m), Buddy DeSylva (w), Ira Gershwin as Arthur Francis (w)Paul Whiteman's Orchestra1922
I'll Buy That DreamHerb Magidson (w), Allie Wrubel (m)Dick Haymes with Helen Forrest & Victor Young's Orchestra1945
I'll Buy That DreamHerb Magidson (w), Allie Wrubel (m)The Pied Pipers1945
I'll Dance at Your WeddingHerb Magidson (w), Ben Oakland (m)Ray Noble & Buddy Clark1947
I'll Follow My Secret HeartNoel Coward (w/m)Ray Noble1934
I'll Get by As Long As I Have YouFred E. Ahlert (m), Roy Turk (w)Harry James with Dick Haymes1941
I'll Never Say "Never Again" AgainHarry Woods (w/m)Ozzie Nelson1935
I'll Never Smile AgainRuth Lowe (m/w)Tommy Dorsey's Orchestra with Frank Sinatra & the Pied Pipers1940
I'll Never Stop Loving YouNicholas Brodszky (m), Sammy Cahn (w)Doris Day1955
I'll Remember AprilGene DePaul (m), Don/Patricia Johnston Raye (w)Woody Herman1942
I'll Say She DoesBuddy DeSylva, Gus Kahn, Al JolsonAl Jolson with Charles Prince's Orchestra1919
I'll See You in My DreamsIsham Jones (m), Gus Kahn (w)Isham Jones with Ray Miller & Frank Bessinger1925
I'll Sing You a Thousand Love SongsAl Dubin (w), Harry Warren (m)Eddy Duchin & Jimmy Newell1936
I'll String Along with YouHarry Warren (m), Al Dubin (w)Ted Fio Rito with Muzzy Marcellino1934
I'll Take RomanceBen Oakland (m), Oscar Hammerstein II (w)Rudy Vallee1938
I'll Walk AloneJule Styne (m), Sammy Cahn (w)Dinah Shore1944
I'm a Big Girl NowAl Hoffman, Jerry Livingston, and Milton Drake (w/m)Sammy Kaye with Betty Barclay1946
I'm All Bound Round with the Mason Dixon LineSam M. Lewis (w), Joe Young (w), Jean Schwartz (m)Al Jolson with Charles Prince's Orchestra1918
I'm Always Chasing RainbowsFrederick Chopin (m), Harry Carroll (m), Joseph McCarthy (w)Charles Harrison1918
I'm an Old Cowhand from the Rio GrandeJohnny Mercer (m/w), Harry Warren (m)Bing Crosby with Jimmy Dorsey's Orchestra1936
I'm Beginning to See the LightDuke Ellington (m), Johnny Hodges (m), Harry James (m), Don George (w)Harry James with Kitty Kallen1945
I'm Falling in Love with SomeoneVictor Herbert, Rida Johnson YoungJohn McCormack1911
I'm Forever Blowing BubblesJean Kenbrovin (m/w), John William Kellette (m/w)Ben Selvin1919
I'm Gettin' Sentimental Over YouGeorge Bassman (m), Ned Washington (w)Tommy Dorsey's Orchestra1936
I'm Gonna Sit Right Down and Write Myself a LetterFred E. Ahlert (m), Joe Young (w)Fats Waller1935
I'm in the Mood for LoveJimmy McHugh (m), Dorothy Fields (w)Little Jack Little1935
I'm Just a Vagabond LoverLeon Zimmerman, Rudy ValleeRudy Vallee1929
I'm Just Wild about HarryEubie Blake (m), Noble Sissle (w)Marion Harris1922
I'm Looking Over a Four-Leaf CloverMort Dixon, Harry WoodsArt Mooney1948
I'm Making BelieveMack Gordon (w), James V. Monaco (m)The Ink Spots & Ella Fitzgerald1944
I'm on My Way to MandalayAl Bryan (w), Fred Fisher (m)Henry Burr with Albert Campbell & Will Oakland1914
I'm Putting All My Eggs in One BasketIrving Berlin (m/w)Fred Astaire with Johnny Greer's Orchestra1936
I'm Sitting on Top of the WorldRay Henderson (m), Sam M. Lewis (w), Joe Young (w)Al Jolson with Carl Fenton's Orchestra1926
I'm Sorry I Made You CryN.J. Clesi (m/w)Henry Burr1918
I'm the Lonesomest Gal in TownAlbert Von Tilzer (m), Lew Brown (w)1912
I'm Walking Behind YouBilly ReidEddie Fisher with Sally Sweetland & Hugo Winterhalter's Orchestra1953
I'm YoursRobert Merrill (w/m)Don Cornell with Norman Leyden's Orchestra1952
I'm YoursE.Y. Harburg (w), Johnny Green (m)Bert Lown with the Biltmore Rhythm Boys1930
ImaginationJimmy Van Heusen (m)/Johnny Burke (w)Glenn Miller's Orchestra1940
In a Little Gypsy Tea RoomEdgar Lesie (w), Joe Burke (m)Bob Crosby with Frank Tennille1935
In a Little Spanish Town ('Twas on a Night Like This)Mabel Wayne (m), Sam Lewis (w), Joe Young (w)Paul Whiteman's Orchestra with Jack Fulton1927
In a Monastery Garden Albert William Ketelby (m)1921
In a Shanty in Old Shanty TownLittle Jack Little (m), John Siras (m), Joe Young (w)Ted Lewis1932
In a Shanty in Old Shanty TownLittle Jack Little (m), John Siras (m), Joe Young (w)1932
In My Merry OldsmobileVincent Bryan (w), Gus Edwards (m)Billy Murray1905
In the Blue of the EveningTom Adair (w), Alfonso D'Artega (m)Tommy Dorsey's Orchestra with Frank Sinatra1943
In the Chapel in the MoonlightBilly Hill (w/m)The Bachelors1965
In the Chapel in the MoonlightBilly Hill (w/m)Shep Fields1936
In the Cool Cool Cool of the EveningHoagy Carmichael (m), Johnny Mercer (w)Bing Crosby with Jane Wyman1951
In the Good Old SummertimeRen Shields (w), George Evans (m)Haydn Quartet1903
In the Middle of a KissSam Coslow (w/m)Hal Kemp with Skinnay Ennis1935
In the MoodAndy Razaf, Joe GarlandGlenn Miller's Orchestra1939
In the Shade of the Old Apple TreeHarry H. Williams (w), Egbert Van Alstyne (m)Henry Burr (as Irving Gillette)1905
In the Still of the NightCole Porter (m/w)Tommy Dorsey's Orchestra with Jack Leonard1937
In the Sweet Bye and ByeJoseph Philbrick Webster (m), Sanford F. BennettHarry MacDonough with John Bieling1903
In the Valley of YesterdayHarry Verona (m), Fred C. Farrell (w)Harry MacDonough1910
Indian Love CallRudolf Friml (m), Otto Harbach (w), Oscar Hammerstein (w)Paul Whiteman's Orchestra1925
Indian SummerVictor Herbert (m), Al Dubin (w)Tommy Dorsey's Orchestra with Jack Leonard1939
IndianaJames Hanley (m), Ballad MacDonald (w)Conway's Band1917
Intermezzo (Souvenir De Vienne)Robrert Henning (w), Heinz Provost (m)Guy Lombardo1941
Into Each Life Some Rain Must FallAllan Roberts and Doris Fisher (w/m)The Ink Spots & Ella Fitzgerald1944
Ireland Must Be Heaven for My Mother Came from ThereJoe McCarthy (m/w), Howard Johnson (m/w), Fred Fischer (m/w)Charles Harrison1916
Is It True What They Say About DixieGerald Marks, Irving Caesar, Sammy LernerJimmy Dorsey's Orchestra with Bob Eberly1936
Is You Is Or Is You Ain't Ma' BabyLouis Jordan and Billy Austin (w/m)Louis Jordan1944
Isle O' DreamsGeorge Graff Jr. (w), Chauncey Olcott (m)1912
Isle of CapriJimmy Kennedy (w), Will Grosz (m)Ray Noble with Al Bowlly1934
Isn't It Romantic?Richard Rodgers (m), Lorenz Hart (w)Maurice Chevalier with Jeannette MacDonald1932
It Ain't Gonna Rain No Mo'Wendell HallWendell Hall1923
It Ain't Necessarily SoGeorge Gershwin (m), Ira Gershwin (w)Leo Reisman1935
It All Depends on YouRay Henderson (m), Lew Brown (w), Buddy DeSylva (w)Paul Whiteman's Orchestra1927
It Can't Be WrongKim Gannon (w), Max Steiner (m)Dick Haymes & the Song Spinners1943
It Don't Mean a Thing if It Ain't Got That SwingDuke Ellington (m), Irving Mills (w)Duke Ellington with Ivie Anderson1932
It Had to Be YouIsham Jones (m), Gus Kahn (w)Isham Jones1924
It Is No SecretStuart Hamblen (w/m)Jo Stafford1950
It Isn't FairRichard Himber, Frank Warshauer, Sylvester SprigatoSammy Kaye with Don Cornell1950
It Looks Like Rain in Cherry Blossom LaneJoe Burke (m), Edgar Leslie (w)Guy Lombardo with Lebert Lombardo1937
It Might As Well Be SpringRichard Rodgers (m), Oscar Hammerstein II (w)Dick Haymes with George Stoll's Orchestra1945
Italian Street Song (Zing, Zing)Rida Johnson Young (w), Victor Herbert (m)Lucy Isabelle Marsh & the Victor Light Opera Co. 1911
It's a Big Wide Wonderful WorldJohn RoxBuddy Clark & Mitchell Ayres' Orchestra1949
It's a Grand Night for SingingRichard Rodgers (m), Oscar Hammerstein (w)Dick Haymes with Earl Hagen's Orchestra1946
It's a Long, Long Way to TipperaryJack Judge (m/w), Harry Williams (m/w)John McCormack1915
It's a Lovely Day TodayIrving BerlinDoris Day with George Siravo's Orchestra1951
It's a Sin to Tell a LieBilly MayhewFats Waller1936
It's All Right with MeCole Porter (m/w)1953
It's Been a Long, Long TimeJule Styne (m), Sammy Cahn (w)Bing Crosby & the Les Paul Trio1945
It's Been So LongHarold Adamson (w), Walter Donaldson (m)Benny Goodman's Orchestra with Helen Ward1936
It's Delightful to Be MarriedAnna Held (w), V. Scotto (m)1907
It's De-LovelyCole Porter (m/w)1936
It's Easy to RememberRichard Rodgers (m), Lorenz Hart (w)Bing Crosby with George Stoll's Orchestra1935
It's in the BookJohnny Standley and Art Thorsen (w/m)Johnny Standley1952
It's Love, Love, LoveAlex Kramer, Joan Whitney, and Mack David (w/m)Guy Lombardo with Skip Nelson1944
It's MagicJule Styne (m), Sammy Cahn (w)Doris Day1948
It's Nobody's Business But My OwnWill E. Skidmore (w/m), Marshall Walker (w/m)Bert Williams1919
It's Only a Paper MoonHarold Arlen (m), E.Y. "Yip" Harburg (w), Billy Rose (w)Ella Fitzgerald with the Delta Rhythm Boys1945
It's the Talk of the TownJerry Livingston (m), Marty Symes (w), Al J. Neiburg (w)Glen Gray with Kenny Sargent1933
It's Tulip Time in HollandDave Radford (w), Richard A. Whiting (m)Henry Burr1915
I've Got a Crush on YouGeorge Gershwin (m), Ira Gershwin (w)Frank Sinatra1948
I've Got a Feelin' I'm Fallin'Harry Link (m), Thomas "Fats" Waller (m), Billy Rose (w)1929
I've Got a Gal in KalamazooHarry Warren (m), Mack Gordon (w)Glenn Miller with Tex Beneke & Marion Hutton1942
I've Got a Pocketful of DreamsJohnny Burke (w), James V. Monaco (m)Bing Crosby with John Scott Trotter's Orchestra1938
I've Got My Captain Working for Me NowIrving Berlin (w/m)Al Jolson with Charles Prince's Orchestra1919
I've Got My Love to Keep Me WarmIrving Berlin (m/w)Les Brown1948
I've Got Rings on My FingersMaurice Scott (m), Weston (w), Barnes (w)Ada Jones1909
I've Got the World on a StringHarold Arlen (m), Ted Koehler (w)Cab Calloway1932
I've Got You Under My SkinCole Porter (m/w)Ray Noble with Al Bowlly1936
I've Heard That Song BeforeJule Styne (m), Sammy Cahn (w)Harry James with Helen Forrest1943
I've Told Ev'ry Little StarJerome Kern (m), Oscar Hammerstein II (w)Jack Denny with Paul Small1932
J

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WRITER(S),
m = music, w = words

Performer with
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Year

Ja Da (Ja Da, Ja Da, Jing Jing Jing)Bob CarletonArthur Fields1919
Jalousie (Jealousy)Jacob Gade (m)Boston Pops Orchestra with Arthur Fielder1935
Jambalaya on the BayouHank Williams (w/m)Hank Williams1952
Japanese Sandman, TheRichard A. Whiting (m), Ray Egan (w)Paul Whiteman's Orchestra1920
Jazz Me Blues, TheTom DelaneyOriginal Dixieland Jazz Band1921
JealousJack Little (m), Tommie Malie and Dick Finch (w)Marion Harris1924
Jeannine (I Dream of Lilac Time)L. Wolfe Gilbert (w), Nat Shilkret (m)Gene Austin with Nat Shilkret's Orchestra1928
Jeepers CreepersHarry Warren (m), Johnny Mercer (w)Al Donahue with Paula Kelly1938
Jersey BounceBobby Plater, Tiny Bradshaw, Ed JohnsonBenny Goodman's Orchestra with Peggy Lee1942
Jingle Jangle JingleJoseph J. Lilley/Fran LoesserKay Kyser with Harry Babbitt & Julie Conway1942
Johnny Doughboy Found a Rose in IrelandKay Twomey (w), Al Goodhart (m)Kenny Baker & Harry Sosnik's Orchestra1942
Johnny One-NoteRichard Rodgers (m), Lorenz Hart (w)Hal Kemp with Skinnay Ennis1937
June in JanuaryRalph Rainger (m), Leo Robin (w)Bing Crosby with George Stoll's Orchestra1934
June Is Bustin' Out All OverRichard Rodgers (m), Oscar Hammerstein II (w)Hildegarde with Guy Lombardo's Orchestra1945
June NightCliff Friend (w), Abel Baer (m)1924
Just a Baby's Prayer at TwilightM.K. Jerome (m), Sam M. Lewis (w), Joe Young (w)Henry Burr1918
Just a GigoloLoenello Casucci (m), Irving Caeser (w), Julius Brammer (w)Ted Lewis1931
Just a Girl That Men ForgetAl Dubin and Fred Rath (w), Joe Garron (m)Henry Burr1923
Just a Little Street Where Old Friends MeetGus Kahn (w), Harry Woods (m)Isham Jones with Frank Hazzard1932
Just a MemoryB.G. DeSylva and Lew Brown (w), Ray Henderson (m)Paul Whiteman's Orchestra1927
Just an Echo in the ValleyHarry Woods, Jimmy Campbell, Reg Connelly (w/m)Bing Crosby1933
Just One More ChanceArthur Johnston (m), Sam Coslow (w)Bing Crosby with Victor Young's Orchestra1931
Just One of Those ThingsCole Porter (m/w)Richard Himber with Stuart Allen1935
K

SONG

WRITER(S),
m = music, w = words

Performer with
Highest Rated Version

Year

Ka-Lu-AJerome Kern (m), Anne Caldwell (w)Elsie Baker (aka Edna Brown) with Elliott Shaw1922
Keep It a SecretJessie Mae Robinson (w/m)Jo Stafford1952
Keep the Home Fires BurningLena Guilbert Ford (w), Ivor Novello (m)James F. Harrison (as Frederick J. Wheeler)1915
Kiss in the Dark, AVictor Herbert (m), Buddy DeSylva (w)Amelita Galli-Curci1923
Kiss Me Again (If I Were on the Stage)Henry Blossom (w), Victor Herbert (m)Olive Kline1916
Kiss of FireLester Allen, Robert HillGeorgia Gibbs1952
Kiss to Build a Dream On, AHarry Ruby (m), Bert Kalmar (w), Oscar Hammerstein II (w)Louis Armstrong with Sy Oliver's Orchestra1951
Kisses Sweeter Than WineJoel Newman/traditional (m), Peter Seeger and Lee Hays (w)Jimmie Rodgers1957
Kitten on the KeysZez ConfreyZez Confrey1921
K-K-K-Katy (Stammering Song)Geoffrey O'Hara (m/w)Billy Murray1918
Ko Ko Mo (I Love You So)Forest Wilson, Jake Porter, and Eunice Levy (w/m)Perry Como1955
L

SONG

WRITER(S),
m = music, w = words

Performer with
Highest Rated Version

Year

La Vie En RoseEdith Piaf (w), Louiguy (m)Edith Piaf1950
Lady Is a Tramp, TheRichard Rodgers (m), Lorenz Hart (w)Tommy Dorsey's Orchestra with Jack Leonard1937
Lady of SpainErell Reaves (w), Tochard Evans (m)Ray Noble1931
Lady of the EveningIrving Berlin (w/m)John Steel1923
L'Amour Toujours L'Amour (Love Everlasting)Rudolf Friml (m), Catherine Chisholm Cushing (w)1922
Lamp Is Low, TheBert Shefter, Mitchell Parish, Peter DeRose, Maurice RavelTommy Dorsey's Orchestra with Jack Leonard1939
Last Night on the Back PorchLew Brown (w), Carl Schraubstader (m)Paul Whiteman & the American Quartet1923
Last Night Was the End of the WorldAndrew B. Sterling (w), Harry Von Tilzer (m)1912
Last Round-Up, TheBilly Hill (m/w)George Olsen with Joe Morrison1933
Last Time I Saw Paris, TheJerome Kern (m), Oscar Hammerstein II (w)Kate Smith1940
Laugh Clown Laugh!Sam M. Lewis and Joe Young (w), Ted FioRito (m)Fred Waring1928
Laughing on the Outside, Crying on the InsideBen Raleigh (w), Bernie Wayne (m)Dinah Shore1946
LauraDavid Raskin (m), Johnny Mercer (w)Woody Herman1945
Lazy BonesHoagy Carmichael (m), Johnny Mercer (w)Ted Lewis1933
Learnin' the BluesDolores Vicki SilversFrank Sinatra1955
Leave it to JaneJerome Kern (m), P.G. Wodehouse (w)Edith Hallor et al1917
Let a Smile Be Your UmbrellaSammy Fain (m), Irving Kahal (w), Francis Wheeler (w)Roger Wolfe Kahn with Franklyn Baur1928
Let It AloneAlex Rogers (w), Bert Williams (m)Bert Williams1906
Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!Jule Styne (m), Sammy Cahn (w)Vaughn Monroe1945
Let Me Call You SweetheartLeo Friedman (m/w), Beth Slater Whitson (m/w)Peerless Quartet1911
Let Me Go, Lover!Jenny Lou Carson, Al HillJoan Weber1954
Let's Call the Whole Thing OffGeorge Gershwin (m), Ira Gershwin (w)Fred Astaire with Johnny Greer's Orchestra1937
Let's DanceFanny Baldridge (w), Joseph Bonime and Gregory Stone (m)Benny Goodman's Orchestra1935
Let's Do It, Let's Fall in LoveCole Porter (m/w)Irving Aaronson & His Commanders with Jack Armstrong1929
Let's Face the Music and DanceIrving Berlin (m/w)Fred Astaire with Johnny Greer's Orchestra1936
Let's Fall in LoveHarold Arlen (m), Ted Koehler (w)Eddy Duchin with Lew Sherwood1934
Let's Get LostJimmy McHugh (m), Frank Loesser (w)Vaughn Monroe with the Four Lee Sisters1943
Let's Have Another Cup of CoffeeIrving BerlinFred Waring's Pennsylvanians1932
Let's MisbehaveCole Porter (m/w)Ben Bernie with Scrappy Lambert & Billy Hillpot1928
Let's Put Out the Lights and Go to SleepHerman Hupfeld (m/w)Rudy Vallee1932
Let's Swing ItCharles Tobias and Charles Newman (w), Murray Mencher (m)Ray Noble & the Freshmen1935
Let's Take an Old-Fashioned WalkIrving Berlin (m/w)Ada Jones & Billy Murray1907
Life Is a SongJoe Young (w), Fred Ahlert (m)Ruth Etting1935
Life Is Just a Bowl of CherriesRay Henderson (m), Lew Brown (w)Rudy Vallee1931
Lights of My Home Town, TheCharles K. Harris (m/w)Peerless Quartet1916
Lights Out (Close Your Eyes and Dream of Me)Billy Hill (w/m)Eddy Duchin with Lew Sherwood1936
Li'l Liza JaneCountess Ada De Lachau (m/w)Earl Fuller's Famous Jazz Band1917
LindaJack Lawrence and Ann Ronell (w/m)Ray Noble & Buddy Clark1947
Linger AwhileVincent Rose (m), Harry Owens (w)Paul Whiteman's Orchestra1924
Listen to the Mocking Bird (aka "The Mocking Bird")Septimus Winner as Alice Hawthorne (w), Richard Milburn (m)John Yorke Atlee1890
Little Bird Told Me, AHarvey Brooks (w/m)Evelyn Knight & the Stardusters1948
Little Bit Independent, AEdgar Leslie (w), Joseph A. Burke (m)Fats Waller1935
Little Bit of Heaven, A (Shure, They Call It Ireland)J. Keirn Brennan (b), Ernest R. Ball (m)George MacFarlane1915
Little Brown Jug, TheJoseph Eastburn Winner as R.A. Eastburn (m/w)1869
Little Dutch MillRalph Freed (w), Harry Barris (m)Bing Crosby with Jimmy Grier's Orchestra1934
Little Girl BlueRichard Rodgers (m), Lorenz Hart (w)Janis Joplin1969
Little Grey Home in the WestMiss D. Eardley-Wilmot (w), Hermann Frederic Lohr (m)Charles Harrison1914
Little Man, You've Had a Busy DayMaurice Siglar and Al Hoffman (w), Mabel Wayne (m)Emil Coleman with Jerry Cooper1934
Little on the Lonely Side, ADick Robertson, James Cavanaugh, and Frank Weldon (w/m)Frankie Carle with Paul Allen1945
Little PalB.G. DeSylva and Lew Brown (w), Ray Henderson (m)Al Jolson1929
Little Things Mean a LotEdith Lindeman (w), Carl Stutz (m)Kitty Kallen with Jack Pleis' Orchestra1954
Little White Cloud That Cried, TheJohnnie Ray (w/m)Johnnie Ray1952
Little White Cloud That Cried, TheJohnnie Ray (w/m)1952
Little White LiesWalter Donaldson (m), Gus Kahn (w)Fred Waring with Clare Hanlon1930
Liza (All the Clouds'll Roll Away)George Gershwin (m), Ira Gershwin (w), Gus Kahn (w)Al Jolson with Bob Haring's Orchestra1929
Long Ago and Far AwayJerome Kern (m), Ira Gershwin (w)Dick Haymes with Helen Forrest & Camarata's Orchestra1944
Look for the Silver LiningJerome Kern (m), Buddy DeSylva (w)Marion Harris1921
Look Out for Jimmy ValentineGus Edwards (m), Edward Madden (w)1911
Lookout MountainHalsey K. Mohr (m), Joe Goodwin (w)Henry Burr & Albert Campbell1917
LostJohnny Mercer and Macy O. Teetor (w), Phil Obman (m)Guy Lombardo with Carmen Lombardo1936
Lost in a FogJimmy McHugh (m), Dorothy Fields (w)Rudy Vallee1934
LouiseRichard A. Whiting (m), Leo Robin (w)Maurice Chevalier with Leonard Joy's Orchestra1929
Louisiana HayrideHoward Dietz (w), Arthur Schwartz (m)Leo Reisman's Orchestra with Arthur Schwartz1932
Love and MarriageJames Van HeusenFrank Sinatra1955
Love for SaleCole Porter (m/w)Libby Holman1931
Love in BloomRalph Rainger (m), Leo Robin (w)Bing Crosby with Irving Aaronson's Orchestra1934
Love in the Sand1922
Love Is a Many Splendored ThingSammy Fain, Paul Francis WebsterThe Four Aces1955
Love Is Here to StayGeorge Gershwin (m), Ira Gershwin (w)Larry Clinton with Bea Wain1938
Love Is MineEdward Teschmacher (w), Clarence G. Gartner (m)Enrico Caruso1912
Love Is Sweeping the CountryIra Gershwin (w), George Gershwin (m)1931
Love Is the Sweetest ThingRay Noble (w/m)Ray Noble with Al Bowlly1933
Love Letters in the SandNick Kenny, Charles Kenny, J. Fred CootsPat Boone1957
Love Me and the World Is MineDave Reed Jr. (w), Ernest R. Ball (m)Henry Burr1906
Love Me or Leave MeWalter Donaldson (m), Gus Kahn (w)Ruth Etting1929
Love Nest, TheLouis A. Hirsch John Steel1920
Love Sends a Little Gift of RosesJohn OpenshawCarl Fenton1923
Love SomebodyAlex Kramer and Joan Whitney (w/m)Doris Day & Buddy Clark with George Siravo's Orchestra1948
Love Thy NeighborMack Gordon (w), Harry Revel (m)Bing Crosby with Nat Finston's Orchestra1934
Love Walked InGeorge Gershwin (m), Ira Gershwin (w)Sammy Kaye with Tommy Ryan1938
Loveliest Night of the Year, ThePaul Francis Webster (w), Juventino Rosas (m)Mario Lanza1951
Lovely to Look AtJerome Kern (m), Dorothy Fields (w)Eddy Duchin with Lew Sherwood1935
Lovely Way to Spend an Evening, AJimmy McHugh (m)/Harold Adamson (w)Frank Sinatra with the Bobby Tucker Singers1944
LoverRichard Rodgers (m), Lorenz Hart (w)Paul Whiteman's Orchestra with Jack Fulton1933
Lover Come Back to MeSigmund Romberg (m), Oscar Hammerstein II (w)Paul Whiteman's Orchestra with Jack Fulton1929
Love's Own Sweet SongC.C.S. Cushing (w), E.P. Heath (w), Emmerich Kalman (m)Charles Harrison & Grace Kerns1914
Lovin' Sam, The Sheik of Alabam'Jack Yellen (w), Milton Ager (m)Nora Bayes1923
Luck Be a LadyFrank Loesser (m/w)Frank Sinatra1965
Lullaby of BroadwayHarry Warren (m), Al Dubin (w)Dorsey Brothers Orchestra with Bob Crosby1935
Lullaby of the LeavesJoe Young (w), Bernice Petkere (m)George Olsen1932
M

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WRITER(S),
m = music, w = words

Performer with
Highest Rated Version

Year

Ma Blushin' RosieEdgar Smith (w), John Stromberg (m)Albert Campbell1900
Ma Tiger LilyClay M. Greene (w), A.B. Sloane (m)Arthur Collins1900
Ma, He's Making Eyes at MeSidney Clare (w), Con Conrad (m)Ted Lewis1922
MacushlaDermot MacMurrough (m), Josephine V. Rowe (w)John McCormack1910
Mairzy DoatsMilton Drake, Al Hoffman,and Jerry Livingston (w/m)The Merry Macs1944
Make BelieveJerome Kern (m), Oscar Hammerstein II (w)Paul Whiteman's Orchestra with Bing Crosby1928
Make BelieveTheodore F. MorseAda Jones & Billy Murray1908
Make BelieveBenny Davis/Jack ShilkretNora Bayes1921
Make BelieveJerome Kern (m), Oscar Hammerstein II (w)1927
Make Believe IslandMary Ann Mercer/Will GroszMitchell Ayres' Orchestra with Mary Ann Mercer1940
Make 'Em LaughArthur Freed, Nacio Herb BrownDonald O'Connor1952
Make Love to Me!Bill Norvas and Allan Copeland (w), New Orleans Rhythm Kings and Walter Melrose (m)Jo Stafford1954
Make Yourself ComfortableBob Merrill (w/m)Sarah Vaughn1955
Makin' WhoopeeWalter Donaldson (m), Gus Kahn (w)Eddie Cantor1929
Mama InezL. Wolfe Gilbert (w), Eliseo Grenet (m)Maurice Chevalier with Leonard Joy's Orchestra1931
Mambo ItalianoBob Merrill (w/m)Rosemary Clooney & the Mellomen1954
Mam'selleGoulding, Edmund (m)/Mack Gordon (w)Art Lund1947
Man from the South with a Big Cigar in His Mouth, TheRube Bloom and Harry Woods (w/m)Ted Weems with Art Jarrett & Parker Gibbs1930
Man I Love, TheGeorge Gershwin (m), Ira Gershwin (w)Marion Harris1928
Man That Got Away, The (aka "The Gal That Got Away")Harold Arlen (m), Ira Gershwin (w)Judy Garland with Ray Heindorf & the Warner Brothers Studio Orchestra1954
Man with the Mandolin, TheJames Cavanaugh and John Redmond (w), Frank Weldon (m)Glenn Miller's Orchestra with Marion Hutton1939
Managua, NicaraguaAlbert Gamse (w), Irving Fiels (m)Freddy Martin with Stuart Wade1947
Manana Is Soon Enough for MePeggy Lee, Dave BarbourPeggy Lee with Dave Barbour's Orchestra1948
MandyIrving Berlin (m/w)Van & Schenck1919
Mandy LeeThurland Chattaway (m/w)1899
ManhattanRichard Rodgers (m), Lorenz Hart (w)Ben Selvin1925
Mansion of Aching Hearts, TheArthur J. Lamb (w), Harry Von Tilzer (m)Harry MacDonough1902
Many Times Carl Sigman (English words), Felix Stahl (m)Eddie Fisher1953
Maple Leaf RagScott Joplin (m), Sydney Brown (w)Scott Joplin1899
Marcheta (A Love Song of Old Mexico)Victor Schertzinger (m/w)Olive Kline & Elsie Baker1922
MargieBenny Davis, Con Conrad, J. Russell RobinsonEddie Cantor1921
Maria ElenaS.K. Russell (w), Lorenzo Barcelata (m)Jimmy Dorsey's Orchestra with Bob Eberly1941
MarianneTerry Gilkyson, Frank Miller, Richard DehrTerry Gilkyson & the Easy Riders1957
MarieIrving Berlin (m/w)Tommy Dorsey's Orchestra with Jack Leonard1937
Marta (Rambling Rose of the Wildwood)L. Wolfe Gilbert (w), Moises Simons (m)Tracy Arthur1932
Mary's a Grand Old NameGeorge M. Cohan (m/w)Donald Brian1906
MasqueradePaul Francis Webster (w), John Jacob Loeb (m)Ted Black & His Orchestra with Dick Robertson1932
MaybeAllan Flynn and Frank Madden (w/m)The Ink Spots1940
Me and My ShadowDave Dreyer (m), Al Jolson (m), Billy Rose (w)"Whispering" Jack Smith1927
Meet Me in St. Louis, LouisArthur B. Sterling (w), Kerry Mills (m)Billy Murray1904
Meet Me Tonight in DreamlandBeth Slater Whitson (w), Leo Friedman (m)Henry Burr1910
Melody from the Sky, ASidney D. Mitchell (w), Louis Alter (m)Jan Garber with Leo Bennett1936
MemoriesEgbert Van Alstyne, (m), Gustave Kahn (w)John Barnes Wells1916
Memory LaneB.G. DeSylva (w), Larry Spier and Con Conrad (m)Fred Waring with Tom Waring1924
Memphis Blues, TheW.C. Handy (m), George A. Norton, Charles Tobias, Peter DeRosePrince's Orchestra1914
Merry Widow Waltz, TheFranz LeharVictor Orchestra1907
Merry-Go-Round Broke Down, TheCliff Friend, Dave FranklinRuss Morgan with Jimmie Lewis1937
Mexicali RoseJack B. Tenney/Helen StoneBing Crosby with John Scott Trotter's Orchestra1938
Mighty Like a Rose (aka "Mighty Lak' a Rose")Frank L. Stanton (w), Ethelbert Nevin (m)George Alexander1903
MimiRichard Rodgers (m)/Lorenz Hart (w)Maurice Chevalier with Nat Finston's Orchestra1932
MineGeorge Gershwin (m), Ira Gershwin (w)Emil Coleman1933
Minnie the Moocher (The Ho De Ho Song)Cab Calloway, Irving MillsCab Calloway1931
MisirlouBob Russell, Fred Wise, Milton Leeds (English words), Nick Roubanis (m)Harry James1941
Miss Annabelle Lee (Who's Wonderful, Who's Marvelous)Lew Pollack (m), Sidney Clare (w)Ben Selvin1927
M-I-S-S-I-S-S-I-P-P-IHarry Tierney (m), Bert Hanlon (w), Benny Ryan (w)Anna Wheaton1917
Mississippi MudHarry BarrisPaul Whiteman's Orchestra with Al Rinker, Harry Barris, Jack Fulton, Charles Gaylord, Austin Young, Bing Crosby, & Irene Taylor1928
Missouri Waltz (Hush-A-Bye Ma Baby)Frederick K. Logan (m), James Royce as James R. Shannon (w)Elsie Baker (aka Edna Brown)1917
Mister Five by FiveDon Raye (w), Gene DePaul (m)Harry James1942
Moanin' LowRalph Rainger (m), Howard Dietz (w)Libby Holman1929
Mockin' Bird Hill Vaughn Horton (w/m)Les Paul & Mary Ford1951
Moments to RememberRobert Allen (m), Al Stillman (m)The Four Lads1955
Mona LisaJay Livingston (m), Ray Evans (w)Nat "King" Cole with Les Baxter's Orchestra1950
Montmartre RoseTommy Lyman and C.E. Wheeler (w/m)1925
Mood IndigoDuke Ellington (m), Barney Bigard (m), Irving Mills (m/w), Mitchell Parish (w)Duke Ellington1931
Moon Got in My Eyes, TheBing Crosby with John Scott Trotter's Orchestra1937
Moon LoveMack David and Mack Davis (w), Andre Kostelanetz (m)Glenn Miller's Orchestra with Ray Eberle1939
Moon Over MiamiJoe Burke (m), Edgar Leslie (w)Eddy Duchin with Lew Sherwood1936
MoonglowWill Hudson, Eddie DeLange, Irving MillsBenny Goodman's Orchestra1934
Moonlight and Roses Bring Mem'ries of YouNeil Moret (m), Edwin H. Lemare (w), Ben Black (w)John McCormack1925
Moonlight BayEdward Madden (w), Percy Wenrich (m)American Quartet1912
Moonlight Becomes YouJimmy Van Heusen (m)/Johnny Burke (w)Bing Crosby with John Scott Trotter's Orchestra1942
Moonlight CocktailLuckey Roberts (m), Kim Gannon (w)Glenn Miller's Orchestra with Ray Eberle & the Modernaires1942
Moonlight in VermontKarl Suessdorf (m), John Blackburn (w)Billy Butterfield & His Orchestra with Margaret Whiting1945
Moonlight on the GangesSherman Myers (m), Chester Wallace (w)Paul Whiteman with Austin Young1926
Moonlight SerenadeGlenn Miller (m), Mitchell Parish (w)Glenn Miller's Orchestra1939
More I See You, TheHarry Warren (m), Mack Gordon (w)Dick Haymes1945
More I See You, TheHarry Warren (m), Mack Gordon (w)1945
More Than You KnowVincent Youmans (m), Edward Eliscu (w), Billy Rose (w)Ruth Etting1929
Most Beautiful Girl in the World, TheRichard Rodgers (m)/Lorenz Hart (w)1935
M-O-T-H-E-R (A Word That Means the World to Me)Theodore Morse (m), Howard Johnson (w)Henry Burr1916
Mother MachreeChauncey Olcott (m), Ernest R. Ball (m), Rida Johnson Young (w)Will Oakland1911
Mountain GreeneryRichard Rodgers (m), Lorenz Hart (w)Roger Wolfe Kahn1926
Mr. and Mrs. Is the NameVictor Young1934
Mr. Gallagher and Mr. SheanEd Gallagher, Al SheanEd Gallagher & Al Shean1922
Mr. SandmanPat Ballard (w/m)The Chordettes1954
Mule TrainJohnny Lange, Hy Heath, and Fred Glickman (w/m)Frankie Laine with the Muleskinners1949
Music Goes 'Round and 'Round, TheEdward Farley (m), Michael Riley (m), Red Hodgson (w)Tommy Dorsey with Edythe Wright1935
Music Maestro Please!Allie Wrubel (m), Herb Magidson (w)Tommy Dorsey with Edythe Wright1938
Music! Music! Music!Stephen Weiss, Bernie BaumTeresa Brewer & the Dixieland All Stars1950
Muskrat RambleKid OryLouis Armstrong1926
My Adobe HaciendaLouise Massey and Lee Penny (w/m)Eddy Howard1947
My Angel (Angela Mia)Lew Pollack (w), Erno Rapee (m)Paul Whiteman's Orchestra with Jack Fulton, Charles Gaylord, & Al Rinker1928
My Baby Just Cares for MeWalter Donaldson (m), Gus Kahn (w)Ted Weems1930
My Bird of ParadiseIrving BerlinPeerless Quartet1915
My Blue HeavenWalter Donaldson (m), George A. Whiting (w)Gene Austin1927
My BuddyWalter Donaldson (m), Gus Kahn (w)Henry Burr1922
My Country 'Tis of Thee (America) (aka "God Save the King")Samuel Francis Smith (w), Thomas Arne (m)1831
My Darling My DarlingFrank Loesser (m/w)Jo Stafford with Gordon MacRae1948
My DearDave Reed Jr. (w), Ernest R. Ball (m)Harry MacDonough1907
My DevotionRoc Hillman and Johnny Napton (w/m)Vaughn Monroe1942
My Dreams Are Getting Bigger All the TimeMann Curtis (w), Vic Mizzy (m)Les Brown with Doris Day1945
My Foolish HeartVictor Young (m), Ned Washington (w)Gordon Jenkins with Eileen Wilson1950
My Funny ValentineRichard Rodgers (m), Lorenz Hart (w)Hal McIntyre with Ruth Gaylor1945
My Gal SalPaul Dresser (m/w)Byron G. Harlan1907
My HappinessBarney Bergantine (m), Betty Peterson (w)Jon & Sandra Steele1948
My Heart Belongs to DaddyCole Porter (m/w)Mary Martin with Eddy Duchin's Orchestra1939
My Heart Cries for YouPercy Faith (m), Carl Sigman (w)Guy Mitchell1950
My Heart Sings (All of a Sudden)Harold Rome (w), Philippe Herpin (m)Guy Lombardo with Stuart Foster1945
My Heart Stood StillRichard Rodgers (m), Lorenz Hart (w)Paul Whiteman's Orchestra with Al Rinker, Jack Fulton, Charles Gaylord, & Austin Young1928
My Heart Tells Me (Should I Believe My Heart?)Harry Warren (m), Mack Gordon (w)Glen Gray with Eugenie Baird1943
My Honey's Lovin' ArmsJoseph Meyer (m), Herman Ruby (w)Isham Jones1922
My Little Dream GirlL. Wolfe Gilbert (w), Anatol Friedland (m)James F. Harrison & James Reed1915
My Little Grass Shack in Kealakekua, HawaiiBill Cogswell, Tom Harrison, and Johnny Noble (w/m)Ted Fio Rito with Muzzy Marcellino1934
My MammyWalter Donaldson (m), Sam Lewis (w), Joe Young (w)Paul Whiteman's Orchestra1921
My Man (Mon Homme)Maurice Yvain (m), Jacques Mardochee Charles, Albert Willemetz (French lyrics), Channing Pollock (English lyrics)Fanny Brice & Rosario Bourdon's Orchestra1922
My Melancholy BabyErnie Burnett (m), George A. Norton (w)Gene Austin with Nat Shilkret's Orchestra1928
My Moonlight MadonnaPaul Francis Webster (w), Zedenko Fibich (m), adpated by William ScottiPaul Whiteman's Orchestra with Jack Fulton1933
My Old Kentucky HomeStephen Foster (m/w)Edison Male Quartette1898
My Old Kentucky HomeStephen Foster (m/w)1853
My Own IonaAnatol Ferdinand (m), Carey Morgan (m), L. Wolfe Gilbert (w)Horace Wright & Rene Dietrich1917
My Own True Love (Tara's Theme)Mack David, Max SteinerLeroy Holmes1954
My Pony BoyCharley O'Donnell (m), Bobby Heath (w)Ada Jones1909
My Prayer (Avant de Mourir)Georges Boulanger, Carlos Goemz Barrera, Jimmy KennedyThe Platters1956
My ReverieClaude Debussy (m), Larry Clinton (w)Larry Clinton with Bea Wain1938
My RomanceRichard Rodgers (m)/Lorenz Hart (w)Paul Whiteman's Orchestra1936
My Rosary of DreamsE.F. Dusenberry (m/w), C.M. Denison (m/w)1911
My Shining HourHarold Arlen (m), Johnny Mercer (w)Glen Gray with Eugenie Baird1943
My Silent LoveDana Suesse (m), Edward Heyman (w)Ruby Newman with Gordon Graham1932
My Sister and IAlex Kramer and Joan Whitney (w/m)Jimmy Dorsey's Orchestra with Bob Eberly1941
My Sunny TennesseeBert Kalmar, Harry Ruby and Herman Ruby Peerless Quartet1922
My Sweetie Went AwayRoy Turk (w), Lou Handman (m)Billy Murray & Ed Smalle1923
My Time Is Your TimeLeo Dance (m), Eric Little (w)Rudy Vallee1929
My Wild Irish RoseChauncey Olcott (m/w)George J. Gaskin1899
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WRITER(S),
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Performer with
Highest Rated Version

Year

Nature BoyEden Ahbez (m/w)Nat "King" Cole with Frank DeVol's Orchestra1948
NavajoHarry H. Williams (w), Egbert Van Alstyne (m)Billy Murray1904
Near YouFrancis Craig (m), Kermit Goell (w)Francis Craig with Bob Lamm1947
Nearness of You, TheHoagy Carmichael (m), Ned Washington (w)Glenn Miller's Orchestra1940
Nevertheless I'm in Love with YouHarry Ruby (m), Bert Kalmar (w)Jack Denny with Rob May1931
Nevertheless I'm in Love with YouHarry Ruby (m), Bert Kalmar (w)Paul Weston & the Normon Luboff Choir1950
New York, New YorkLeonard Bernstein (m)/Betty Comden (w)/Adolph Green (w)Gene Kelly with Frank Sinatra & Jules Munshin1949
Nice Work if You Can Get ItGeorge Gershwin (m), Ira Gershwin (w)Fred Astaire with Ray Noble's Orchestra1937
Night and DayCole Porter (m/w)Fred Astaire with Leo Reisman's Orchestra1932
Night Is Young and You're So Beautiful, TheDana Suesse (m), Billy Rose and Irving Kahal (w)George Hall1936
No No NoraTed Fio Rito (m), Ernie Erdman (m), Gus Kahn (w)Eddie Cantor1923
No Other LoveRichard Rodgers (m), Oscar Hammerstein II (w)Perry Como with Henri Rene's Orchestra1953
NobodyBert Williams (m), Alex Rogers (w)Bert Williams1906
Nobody Knows You When You're Down and OutJimmie CoxBessie Smith & Jimmie Cox1929
Nobody's Little GirlJack Drislane (w), Theodore F. Morse (m)Byron G. Harlan1907
Nobody's SweetheartElmer Schebel, Erne Erdman, Gus Kahn, Billy MeyersIsham Jones1924
NolaFelix Arndt (m), James F. Burns, Sunny Skylar, and Nola Arndt (w)Vincent Lopez1922
Now Is the Hour (Maori Farewell Song)Maewa Kaihau, Dorothy Stewart, Clement Scott (w/m)Bing Crosby with the Ken Darby Singers1948
O

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WRITER(S),
m = music, w = words

Performer with
Highest Rated Version

Year

O Death, Where Is Thy Sting?Clarence A. Stout (w/m)Bert Williams1919
O Katharina!Fritz Lohner and L. Wolfe Gilbert (w), Richard Fall (m)Ted Lewis1925
O Mein Papa (Oh My Papa)John Turner and Geoffrey Parsons (w), Paul Burkhard (m)Eddie Fisher with Hugo Winterhalter's Orchestra1953
Object of My Affection, ThePinky Tomlin, Coy Poe, Jimmie GrierJimmie Grier & Pinky Tomlin1934
Oceana Roll, TheLucien Denni (m), Roger Lewis (w)Arthur Collins1911
Of Thee I SingGeorge Gershwin (m), Ira Gershwin (w)Ben Selvin1932
Oh Gee, Oh Gosh, Oh Golly, I'm in LoveErnest Breuer (m), Olsen and Johnson (w)Eddie Cantor1923
Oh How I Hate to Get Up in the MorningIrving Berlin (m/w)Arthur Fields1918
Oh How I Miss You TonightMark Fisher and Benny Davis (w), Joe Burke (m)Ben Selvin (as the Cavaliers)1925
Oh How She Could Yacki Hacki Wicki Wachi Woo (That's Love in Honolulu)Stanley Murphy (w), Charles McCarron (w), Albert Von Tilzer (m)Arthur Collins & Byron Harlan1916
Oh Johnny, Oh Johnny, Oh!Edward Rose (w), Abraham Olman (m)American Quartet1917
Oh Lady Be GoodGeorge Gershwin (m), Ira Gershwin (w)Paul Whiteman's Orchestra1925
Oh Look at Me NowJoe Bushkin (m), John De Vries (w)Tommy Dorsey's Orchestra with Frank Sinatra, Connie Haines, & the Pied Pipers1941
Oh Me! Oh My! Oh You!Vincent Youmans (m), Arthur Francis (w)Frank Crumit with the Paul Biese Trio1921
Oh Promise MeReginald DeKoven (m), Clement Scott (w)George J. Gaskin1893
Oh What a Beautiful Mornin'Richard Rodgers (m), Oscar Hammerstein II (w)Bing Crosby with Trudy Erwin & the Sportsmen Glee Club1943
Oh What a Pal Was MaryPete Wendling (m), Edgar Leslie (w), Bert Kalmar (w)Henry Burr1919
Oh What It Seemed to BeFrankie Carle, Bennie Benjamin, and George Weiss (w/m)Frankie Carle with Marjorie Hughes1946
Oh You Beautiful DollNat D. Ayer (m), Seymour Brown (w)Billy Murray & the American Quartet1911
O-H-I-O (O-My!-O!)Jack Yellen (w), Abe Olman (m)Al Jolson with Charles Prince's Orchestra1921
Ol' Man RiverJerome Kern (m), Oscar Hammerstein II (w)Paul Robeson with Paul Whiteman's Orchestra1927
Old Grey Mare, The (Whiffle Tree) Frank Panella (m)Arthur Collins & Byron Harlan1918
Old Lamplighter, TheCharles Tobias (w), Nat Simon (m)Sammy Kaye with Billy Williams1946
Old Master Painter, TheHaven Gillespie (w), Beasley Smith (m)Richard Hayes with Mitch Miller's Orchestra1949
Old Spinning Wheel, TheBilly Hill Ray Noble with Al Bowlly1933
Ole Buttermilk SkyHoagy Carmichael, Jack BrooksKay Kyser & Michael Douglas1946
On a Slow Boat to ChinaFrank Loesser (m/w)Kay Kyser with Harry Babbitt & Gloria Wood1948
On a Sunday AfternoonAndrew B. Sterling (w), Harry Von Tilzer (m)J.W. Myers1902
On the AlamoGilbert Keys (w), Joy Lyons (w), Isham Jones (m)Isham Jones1922
On the Atchison, Topeka and Santa FeHarry Warren (m), Johnny Mercer (w), Kay Thomspon (w), Ralph Blane (w), Roger Edens (w)Johnny Mercer & the Pied Pipers1945
On the Beach at WaikikiG.H. Stover (w), Henry Kailimai (m)1915
On the Good Ship LollipopSidney Clare, Richard A. WhitingShirley Temple1934
On the Good Ship Mary AnnGus Kahn (w), Grace LeBoy (m)1914
On the Road to MandalayRudyard Kipling (w), Oley Speaks (m)Frank Croxton1913
On the Sunny Side of the StreetJimmy McHugh (m), Dorothy Fields (w)Ted Lewis1930
On Top of Old SmokytraditionalThe Weavers with Terry Gilkyson1951
On Treasure IslandJoe Burke (m), Edgar Leslie (w)Tommy Dorsey with Edythe Wright1935
On Wisconsin!William T. Purdy (m), Carl BeckPrince's Orchestra1915
Once in a WhileMichael Edwards (m), Bud Green (w)Tommy Dorsey's Orchestra1937
Once in Love with AmyFrank Loesser (m/w)Roy Bolger & Sy Oliver's Orchestra1949
One AloneSigmund Romberg (m), Otto Harbach (w), Oscar Hammerstein (w)Nat Shilkret1927
One Dozen Roses Roger Lewis and Country Washburne (w), Dick Jurgens and Walter Donovan (m)Harry James & Jimmy Saunders1942
One for My Baby and One More for the RoadHarold Arlen (m), Johnny Mercer (w)Frank Sinatra1949
One KissOscar Hammerstein II, Sigmund RombergNat Shilkret1929
One Night of LoveGus Kahn (w), Victor Schertzinger (m)Grace Moore1934
One O'Clock JumpCount BasieCount Basie1937
One Rose That's Left in My Heart, TheDel Lyon and Lani McIntire (w/m)Art Kassel with Billy Leach1937
One SongLarry Morey (w), Frank Churchill (m)Artie Shaw1938
Only ForeverJohnny Burke (w), James V. Monaco (m)Bing Crosby1940
Only You and You AloneAnde Rand, Buck RamThe Platters1955
Open the Door, RichardDusty Fletcher, John Mason (w), Jack McVea, Dan Howell (m)Count Basie with Harry Edison & Bill Johnson1947
Orchids in the MoonlightGus Kahn and Edward Eliscu (w), Vincent Youmans (m)Rudy Vallee1934
Original Dixieland One-StepDominic James LaRocca1937
Our LoveBuddy Bernier and Bob Emmerich (w), Larry Clinton (m)Tommy Dorsey's Orchestra with Jack Leonard1939
Out of NowhereJohnny Green (m), Edward Heyman (w)Bing Crosby with Victor Young's Orchestra1931
Over the RainbowHarold Arlen (m), E.Y. "Yip" Harburg (w)Judy Garland1939
Over ThereGeorge M. Cohan (m/w)American Quartet1917
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m = music, w = words

Performer with
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Year

Pack Up Your Troubles in Your Old Kit Bag and Smile, Smile, SmileGeorge Powell (aka Charles Asaf) (w), Felix Powell (m)Knickerbocker Quartet1917
Pagan Love SongNacio Herb Brown, Arthur FreedBob Haring with Copley Plaza Orchestra1929
Palesteena (Lena from Palesteena)Con Conrad (m), J. Russell Robinson (w)Original Dixieland Jazz Band1921
Papa Loves MamboAl Hoffman, Dick Manning, Bix ReichnerPerry Como with Mitchell Ayres' Orchestra1954
Paper DollJohnny S. BlackThe Mills Brothers1942
Parade of the Wooden SoldiersLeon JesselPaul Whiteman's Orchestra1923
ParadiseNacio Herb Brown, Arthur FreedLeo Reisman with Frances Maddux1932
Paris in the SpringMack Gordon (w), Harry Revel (m)Ray Noble with Al Bowlly1935
Peanut Vendor, the (El Manicero)Moises Simons, Marion Sunshine, Gilbert WolfeDon Azpiazu with Arturo Machin1930
Peg O' My HeartAlfred Bryan (w), Fred Fisher (m)The Harmonicats1947
Peggy O'NeilHarry Pease, Ed. G. Nelson, Gilbert Dodge Billy Jones (as Victor Roberts)1921
Pennies from HeavenArthur Johnston (m), Johnny Burke (w)Bing Crosby with George Stoll's Orchestra1936
Penny SerenadeHal Halifax (w), Melle Weersma (m)Guy Lombardo1939
People Will Say We're in LoveRichard Rodgers (m), Oscar Hammerstein II (w)Bing Crosby with Trudy Erwin & the Sportsmen Glee Club1943
PersonalityJohnny Burke (w), Jimmy Van Heusen (m)Johnny Mercer1946
Peter CottontailSteve Nelson, Jack RollinsGene Autry1950
Pinetop's Boogie WoogieClarence "Pine Top" SmithClarence "Pinetop" Smith1929
Pistol Packin' MamaAl Dexter (w/m)Al Dexter & His Troops1943
Play a Simple MelodyIrving Berlin (m/w)Billy Murray with Edna Brown1916
Play Fiddle PlayJack Lawrence (w), Emery Deutsch (m)Ted Lewis1932
Play That Barber-Shop ChordWilliam Tracey (w), Lewis F. Muir (m)Bert Williams1910
PlaymatesSaxie DowellKay Kyser with Sully Mason1940
PleaseRalph Rainger (m), Leo Robin (w)Bing Crosby with Anson Weeks' Orchestra1932
Please Be KindSaul Chaplin (m), Sammy Cahn (w)Red Norvo with Mildred Bailey1938
Please Be KindSaul Chaplin (m), Sammy Cahn (w)Frank Sinatra & Count Basie1962
Please Mr. SunSid Frank (w), Ray Getzov (m)Johnnie Ray1952
Poor ButterflyRaymond Hubbell (m), John L. Golden (w)Victor Military Band1917
Powder Your Face with Sunshine (Smile! Smile! Smile!)Carmen Lombardo, Stanley RochinskiEvelyn Knight & the Stardusters1948
Practice Makes Perfect Don Roberts and Ernest Gold (w/m)Bob Chester & His Orchestra with Al Stuart1940
Praise the Lord and Pass the AmmunitionFrank Loesser (m/w)Kay Kyser & Glee Club1942
Preacher and the Bear, TheGeorge Fairman, Joe Arizona (m/w)Arthur Collins1905
Precious Little Thing Called Love, ALou Davis (w), J. Fred Coots (m)George Olsen with Ethel Sutta1929
PretendLew Douglas, Cliff Parman, Frank Lavere (w/m)Nat "King" Cole with Nelson Riddle's Orchestra1953
Pretty BabyGus Kahn (w), Tony Jackson (m), Egbert Van Alstyne (m)Billy Murray1916
Pretty Girl Is Like a Melody, AIrving Berlin (m/w)John Steel1919
Prisoner of LoveLeo Robin, Clarence Gaskill, Russ ColumboPerry Como1946
Prisoner's Song, TheGuy MasseyVernon Dalhart1924
Put on Your Old Grey BonnetStanley Murphy (w), Percy Weinrich (m)Haydn Quartet1909
Put the Blame on MameDoris Fisher and Allan Roberts (w/m)Anita Ellis1946
Put Your Arms Around Me Honey (I Never Knew Any Girl Like You)Junie McCree (w), Albert Von Tilzer (m)Arthur Collins & Byron Harlan1911
Puttin' on the RitzIrving Berlin (m/w)Harry Richman1930
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WRITER(S),
m = music, w = words

Performer with
Highest Rated Version

Year

Rag MopJohnnie Lee Wills and Deacon Anderson (w/m)The Ames Brothers1950
Ragging the Baby to SleepL. Wolfe Gilbert (w), Lewis F. Muir (m)Al Jolson with Walter B. Rogers' Orchestra1912
Rags to RichesRichard Adler, Jerry RossTony Bennett with Percy Faith's Orchestra1953
Ragtime Cowboy JoeGrant Clarke, Lewis F. Muir, Maurice AbrahamsBob Roberts1912
RamonaMabel Wayne, L. Wolfe GilbertGene Austin with Nat Shilkret's Orchestra1928
Ranger's Song, TheJoseph McCarthy (w), Harry Tierney (m)1926
Rebecca of Sunnybrook FarmSeymour Brown (w), Albert Gumble (m)American Quartet1914
Red Roses for a Blue LadySid Tepper, Roy BrodskyVaughn Monroe1949
Red Sails in the SunsetJimmy Kennedy (w), Hugh Williams (m)The Platters1960
Red Sails in the SunsetJimmy Kennedy (w), Hugh Williams (m)Guy Lombardo with Carmen Lombardo1935
Red Wing (An Indian Fable)Thurland Chattaway (w), Kerry Mills (m)Frank Stanley & Henry Burr1907
RememberIrving Berlin (m/w)Isham Jones1925
Remember Me?Al Dubin (w), Harry Warren (m)Bing Crosby with John Scott Trotter's Orchestra1937
Remember Pearl HarborDon Reid (w/m), Sammy Kaye (m)Sammy Kaye1942
Rhapsody in BlueGeorge GershwinPaul Whiteman's Orchestra with George Gershwin1924
Rhythm Is Our BusinessSammy Cahn (w), Jimmie Lunceford and Saul Chaplin (m)Jimmie Lunceford with Willie Smith1935
Ricochet (Rick-O-Shay)Larry Coleman, Joe Darion, and Norman Gimbel (w/m)Teresa Brewer with Jack Pleis' Orchestra1953
Riders in the Sky (A Cowboy Legend)Stan JonesVaughn Monroe1949
Riff Song, TheOtto Harbach and Oscar Hammerstein II (w), Sigmund Romberg (m)Nat Shilkret1926
Right Church But the Wrong Pew, TheCecil Mack (w), Chris Smith (m)Arthur Collins & Byron Harlan1909
Rio RitaHarry Tierney (m), Joseph McCarthy (w)Ben Selvin1926
Rise 'N ShineVincent Youmans (m), Buddy DeSylva (w)Paul Whiteman's Orchestra with Ramona Davies1933
River Stay 'Way from My DoorHarry M. Woods (m), Mort Dixon (w)Kate Smith with Guy Lombardo's Orchestra1932
Road to Morocco, TheJohnny Burke (w), Jimmy Van Heusen (m)Bing Crosby & Bob Hope with Vic Schoen's Orchestra1945
Roamin' in the Gloamin'Sir Harry Lauder (m/w)Harry Lauder1912
Rock-a-Bye Your Baby with a Dixie MelodySam M. Lewis (w), Joe Young (w), Jean Schwartz (m)Al Jolson with Charles Prince's Orchestra1918
Room Full of Roses, ATim SpencerSammy Kaye with Don Cornell1949
RosalieCole Porter (m/w)Sammy Kaye with Tommy Ryan1937
Rosary, TheEthelbert Nevins (m), Robert Cameron Rogers (w)William H. Thompson1902
Rose MarieOtto Harbach and Oscar Hammerstein II (w), Rudolf Friml (m)Paul Whiteman's Orchestra1925
Rose O'Day (The Filla-Da-Gusha Song)Charles Tobias (w), Al Lewis (m)Freddy Martin with Eddie Stone1942
Rose of Washington SquareJames F. Hanley Kentucky Serenaders1920
Roses of PicardyFrederick Weatherly (w), Hayden Wood (m)Lambert Murphy1918
Row Row Row!Jimmy V. Monaco (m), William Jerome (w)Ada Jones1913
Rudolph the Red-Nosed ReindeerJohnny MarksGene Autry & the Pinafores1949
Rum and Coca ColaMorey Amsterdam (w), Lionel Belasco (m)The Andrews Sisters with Vic Schoen's Orchestra1945
Runnin' WildA. Harrington Gibbs, Joe Grey, Leo WoodTed Lewis1923
Russian LullabyIrving Berlin (m/w)Roger Wolfe Kahn with Henry Garden1927
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WRITER(S),
m = music, w = words

Performer with
Highest Rated Version

Year

S' WonderfulGeorge Gershwin (m), Ira Gershwin (w)Sarah Vaughn1954
Sailboat in the Moonlight, ACarmen Lombardo, John Jacob Loeb Guy Lombardo with Carmen Lombardo1937
Sam's Song Lew Quadling, Jack ElliottBing Crosby with Gary Crosby & Matty Matlock's Orchestra1950
San Fernando ValleyGordon Jenkins (w/m)Bing Crosby with John Scott Trotter's Orchestra1944
San FranciscoJ. Gordon Temple, James G. DeweyTommy Dorsey with Edythe Wright1936
Satan Takes a HolidayLarry Clinton (w/m)Tommy Dorsey's Orchestra1937
Saturday Night Is the Loneliest Night of the WeekJule Styne (m), Sammy Cahn (w)Frank Sinatra1945
Say It Isn't SoIrving Berlin (m/w)George Olsen with Paul Small1932
Say It with MusicIrving BerlinPaul Whiteman's Orchestra1921
Say Si Si (Para Vigo Me Voy)Al Stillman and Francia Luban (w), Ernesto Lecuona (m)The Andrews Sisters1940
Say Si Si (Para Vigo Me Voy)Al Stillman and Francia Luban (w), Ernesto Lecuona (m)1940
Says My HeartBurton Lane (m), Frank Loesser (w)Red Norvo with Mildred Bailey1938
Scatter-BrainFrankie Masters, Kahn Keene, Carl Bean, Johnny BurkeFrankie Masters1939
School Days (When We Were a Couple of Kids)Gus Edwards (m), Will D. Cobb (w)Byron G. Harlan1907
Second Hand RoseGrant Clarke, James F. HanleyFanny Brice & Rosario Bourdon's Orchestra1922
Secret LoveSammy Fain (m), Paul Francis Webster (w)Doris Day1953
Seems Like Old TimesCarmen Lombardo (m), John Jacob Loeb (w)Guy Lombardo with Don Rodney1946
Semper FidelisJohn Philip Sousa (m)United States Marine Band1890
Send Me Away with a SmileLouis Weslyn (m/w), Al Piantadosi (m/w)John McCormack1917
Sentimental JourneyBen Homer, Les Brown, Bud GreenLes Brown with Doris Day1945
Sentimental MeJimmy Cassin (w), Jim Morehead (m)Ray Anthony with Ronnie Deauville1950
September in the RainHarry Warren (m), Al Dubin (w)Guy Lombardo with Carmen Lombardo1937
September SongKurt Weill (m), Maxwell Anderson (w)Walter Huston1939
SerenadeDorothy Donnelly (w), Sigmund Romberg (m)Efrem Zimbalist1921
Shade of the Palm, TheOwen Hall (w), Thomas A. Barrett as Leslie Stuart (m)1900
Shadow WaltzHarry Warren (m)/Al Dubin (w)Bing Crosby with Jimmy Grier's Orchestra1933
Shake, Rattle and RollCharles Calhoun (w/m)Big Joe Turner1954
Sh-BoomWilliam Edwards, Carl Feaster, Claude Feaster, James Keyes, Floyd McRaeThe Chords1954
Sheik of Araby, TheTed Snyder, Harry B. Smith, Francis WheelerRay Miller1922
She's a Latin from ManhattanAl Dubin (w), Harry Warren (m)Victor Young with Hal Burke & the Tune Twisters1935
She's Funny That WayNeil Moret aka Charles N. Daniels (m)/Richard A. Whiting (w)Gene Austin with Nat Shilkret's Orchestra1929
Shine on Harvest MoonJack Norworth (w), Nora Bayes (m)Harry MacDonough with Miss Walton1909
Shoo-Fly Pie and Apple Pan DowdySammy Gallop (w), Guy Wood (m)Stan Kenton & June Christy1946
Shoo-Shoo BabyPhil Moore (w/m)The Andrews Sisters with Vic Schoen's Orchestra1943
Should I?Nacio Herb Brown (m), Arthur Freed (w)Arden-Ohman Orchestra with Scrappy Lambert1930
Show Me the Way to Go HomeIrving King (w/m)Vincent Lopez1926
Shrimp Boats Paul Mason Howard and Paul Weston (w/m)Jo Stafford1951
Shuffle Off to BuffaloAl Dubin (w), Harry Warren (m)Hal Kemp with Skinnay Ennis1933
Side by SideHarry MacGregor WoodsPaul Whiteman's Orchestra & the Rhythm Boys (Bing Crosby, Al Rinker, & Harry Barris)1927
Sierra SueJoseph Buell Carey (w/m)Bing Crosby with John Scott Trotter's Orchestra1940
Silver Threads Among the GoldEben E. Rexford (w), Hart Pease Danks (m)Richard Jose1904
Sin (It's No Sin)Chester R. Shull (w), George Hoven (m)Eddy Howard1951
SincerelyHarvey Fuqua, Alan FreedThe McGuire Sisters1954
Sing Sing Sing with a SwingLouis Prima, Leon BerryBenny Goodman's Orchestra1938
Singin' in the RainNacio Herb Brown (m), Arthur Freed (w)Cliff Edwards (aka "Ukelele Ike")1929
Sioux City SueMax C. Freedman (w), Dick Thomas (w)Bing Crosby & the Jesters with Bob Haggart's Orchestra1946
Sixteen TonsMerle TravisTennessee Ernie Ford1955
SleepEarl Lebieg (w/m)Fred Waring1923
Sleepy LagoonJack Lawrence (w), Eric Coates (m)Harry James1942
Sleepy Time Down SouthLeon Rene, Otis Rene, Clarence Muse (w/m)1931
Sleepy Time GalRichard A. Whiting, Ange Lorenzo, Joseph Alden, Ray EganBen Bernie & Arthur Fields1926
Slipping AroundFloyd TillmanMargaret Whiting & Jimmy Wakely1949
Slow PokePee Wee King, Chilton Price, Redd StewartPee Wee King & His Golden West Cowboys1951
Small FryHoagy Carmichael (m), Frank Loesser (w)Bing Crosby & Johnny Mercer with Victor Young's Orchestra1938
Smarty (You Know It All)Burton Lane, Ralph FreedFats Waller1937
Smile, Darn Ya, SmileCharles O'Flynn and Jack Meskill (w), Max Rich (m)Ben Selvin with Joe & Don Mooney1931
SmilesLee Roberts (m), J. Will Callahan (w)Joseph C. Smith with Harry MacDonough1918
Smoke Gets in Your EyesJerome Kern (m), Otto Harbach (w)The Platters1958
Smoke! Smoke! Smoke! (That Cigarette)Merle Travis, Tex WilliamsTex Williams1947
Snuggled on Your Shoulder, Cuddled in Your ArmsCarmen Lombardo and Joe Young (w/m)Eddy Duchin with Lew Sherwood1932
Snuggled on Your Shoulder, Cuddled in Your ArmsCarmen Lombardo and Joe Young (w/m)Kate Smith1932
So in LoveCole Porter (m/w)Patti Page1949
So in LoveCole Porter (m/w)1948
So Long MaryGeorge M. Cohan (m/w)Corrine Morgan1906
So RareJack Sharpe (w), Jerry Herst (m)Guy Lombardo with Carmen Lombardo1937
Soft Lights and Sweet MusicIrving Berlin (m/w)Fred Waring's Pennsylvanians1932
Softly As in a Morning SunriseSigmund Romberg (m), Oscar Hammerstein II (w)Larry Young1928
SolitudeDuke Ellington (m), Eddie DeLange (w), Irving Mills (w)Duke Ellington1934
Some Enchanted EveningRichard Rodgers (m), Oscar Hammerstein II (w)Perry Como with Mitchell Ayres' Orchestra1949
Some of These DaysShelton Brooks (m/w)Sophie Tucker1911
Somebody Else Is Taking My PlaceDick Howard, Bob Ellsworth, and Russ Morgan (w/m)Benny Goodman's Orchestra with Peggy Lee1942
Somebody Loves MeGeorge Gershwin (m), Buddy DeSylva (w), Ballard McDonald (w)Paul Whiteman's Orchestra1924
Somebody Stole My GalLeo Woods (w/m)Ted Weems1924
Somebody's Coming to My HouseIrving Berlin (m/w)1913
Someday My Prince Will ComeFrank Churchill (m), Larry Morey (w)Adriana Caselotti1937
Someday You'll Want Me to Want YouJimmie Hodges (w/m)Hoosier Hot Shots with Sally Foster1946
Someone to Watch Over MeGeorge Gershwin (m), Ira Gershwin (w)Gertrude Lawrence1926
Something to Remember You ByArthur Schwartz (m), Howard Dietz (w)Libby Holman1930
Something's Gotta Give Johnny Mercer (m/w)The McGuire Sisters1955
Sometimes I'm HappyVincent Youmans (m), Irving Caesar (w)Roger Wolfe Kahn1927
Somewhere a Voice Is CallingArthur F. Tate John McCormack1916
Song Is Ended But the Melody Lingers On, TheIrving Berlin (m/w)Ruth Etting1928
Song Is You, TheJerome Kern (m), Oscar Hammerstein II (w)Jack Denny with Paul Small1932
Song of IndiaNikolai Rimsky KorsakovPaul Whiteman's Orchestra1921
Song of Love, TheDorothy Donnelly (w), Sigmund Romberg (m)Lucy Isabelle Marsh with Royal Dadmun1922
Song of Songs (Chanson du Coeur Brise)Clarence Lucas (w), Maurice Vancaire (w), Harold Vicars as Moya (m)Grace Kerns1915
Song of the IslandsCharles E. King (m/w)Wayne King1930
Song of the VagabondsBrian Hooker (w), Rudolf Friml (m)Dennis King & the Victor Light Opera Co.1926
Song of the Volga BoatmenRussian folk song (w/m)Glenn Miller's Orchestra1941
Song That Stole My Heart Away, TheAndrew B. Sterling (w), Harry Von Tilzer (m)Henry Burr1914
Sonny BoyRay Henderson, Buddy DeSylva, Lew Brown, Al JolsonAl Jolson1928
SoonRichard Rodgers (m), Lorenz Hart (w)Bing Crosby with George Stoll's Orchestra1935
Sophisticated LadyDuke Ellington (m), Mitchell Parish (w), Irving Mills (w)Duke Ellington1933
Sound OffWillie Lee Duckworth (w/m)Vaughn Monroe1951
South America, Take It AwayHarold RomeBing Crosby with the Andrews Sisters & Vic Schoen's Orchestra1945
South of the Border (Down Mexico Way)Jimmy Kennedy, Michael CarrShep Fields & Hal Derwin1939
SpainIsham Jones (m), Gus Kahn (w)Isham Jones1924
Spaniard That Blighted My Life, TheBilly Merson (m/w)Al Jolson with Walter B. Rogers' Orchestra1913
Sparrow in the Tree TopBob Merrill (w/m)Bing Crosby with the Andrews Sisters & Vic Schoen's Orchestra1951
Speak Low (When You Speak, Love)Kurt Weill (m), Ogden Nash (w)Billie Holiday1943
S'posin'Paul Denniker (m), Andy Razaf (w)Rudy Vallee1929
Spring Will Be a Little Late This YearFrank Loesser (m/w)Morton Downey with Jimmy Lytell's Orchestra1944
Springtime of Life, TheRobert B. Smith (w), Victor Herbert (m)1914
St. George and the DragonetStan Freberg (w), Walter Schumann (m)Stan Freberg with Daws Butler & June Foray1953
St. Louis BluesW.C. Handy (m/w)Bessie Smith & Louis Armstrong1925
Stairway to the StarsMatty Malneck (m), Frank Signorelli (m), Mitchell Parish (w)Glenn Miller's Orchestra with Ray Eberle1939
StardustHoagy Carmichael (m), Mitchell Parish (w)Artie Shaw1941
Stars and Stripes Forever, TheJohn Philip Sousa (m)John Philip Sousa1897
Stars Fell on AlabamaFrank S. Perkins (m), Mitchell Parish (w)Guy Lombardo with Carmen Lombardo1934
Star-Spangled Banner, TheFrancis Scott Key (w), John Stafford Smith1814
Stay As Sweet As You AreMack Gordon, Harry RevelJimmie Grier with Harry Foster1934
Stein Song (University of Maine)Lincoln Colcord (w), E.A. Fenstad (m) arr. Rudy Vallee Rudy Vallee1930
Stompin' at the SavoyBenny Goodman (m), Edgar Sampson (m), Chick Webb (m), Andy Razaf (w)Benny Goodman's Orchestra1936
Stormy Weather (Keeps Rainin' All the Time)Harold Arlen (m), Ted Koehler (w)Ethel Waters1933
Stout-Hearted MenSigmund Romberg (m), Oscar Hammerstein (w)Perry Askam1930
Strange MusicRobert Wright, George ForrestJames Melton1944
Stranger in ParadiseRobert Wright, George ForrestTony Bennett with Percy Faith's Orchestra1953
Streets of New YorkHenry Blossom (w), Victor Herbert (m)Billy Murray1907
Strike Up the BandGeorge Gershwin (m), Ira Gershwin (w)Red Nichols1930
String of Pearls, AJerry Gray (m), Eddie DeLange (w)Glenn Miller's Orchestra1942
Strip PolkaJohnny Mercer (w/m)Kay Kyser with Jack Martin1942
StumblingZez ConfreyPaul Whiteman's Orchestra1922
Sugar BluesClarence Williams, Lucy FletcherClyde McCoy1931
SummertimeGeorge Gershwin (m), Ira Gershwin (w), Dubose Heyward (w)Billie Holiday1936
Sunbonnet SueWill D. Cobb (w), Gus Edwards (m)Haydn Quartet1908
Sunday, Monday or AlwaysJohnny Burke (w), James Van Heusen (m)Bing Crosby with the Ken Darby Singers1943
Sunrise SerenadeFrankie Carle, Jack LawrenceGlen Gray1939
Sunshine of Your Smile, TheLeonard Cooke (w), Lillian Ray (m)John McCormack1916
SurrenderBennie Benjamin and George Weiss (w/m)Perry Como with Russ Case's Orchestra1946
Surrey with the Fringe on Top, TheRichard Rodgers (m), Oscar Hammerstein II (w)Alfred Drake with Jay Blackton's Orchestra1943
SwaneeGeorge Gershwin (m), Irvng Caesar (w)Al Jolson with Charles Prince's Orchestra1920
Sweet Adeline (You're the Flower of My Heart)Richard Gerard Husch as Richard H. Gerard (w), Harry Armstrong (m)Haydn Quartet with John Bieling & S.H. Dudley1904
Sweet and LovelyGus Arnheim, Harry Tobias, Jules Lemara (aka Charles N. Daniels)Gus Arnheim with Donald Norvis1931
Sweet Georgia BrownBen Bernie, Kenneth Casey, Maceo PinkardBen Bernie1925
Sweet LeilaniHarry OwensBing Crosby with Lani McIntyre & His Hawaiians1937
Sweet Little ButtercupHerman Paley (m), Alfred Bryan (w)Elizabeth Spencer & the Shannon Four1918
Sweet Sue, Just YouVictor Young, Will HarrisBen Pollack with Franklyn Baur1928
Sweetheart of Sigma Chi, TheByron D. Stokes, F. Dudleigh Vernor (m)Fred Waring's Pennsylvanians1927
SweetheartsRobert B. Smith (w), Victor Herbert (m)Christie MacDonald1913
Sweethearts on ParadeCarmen Lombardo (m), Charles Newman (w)Guy Lombardo with Carmen Lombardo1928
Swingin' Down the LaneIsham Jones (m), Gus Kahn (w)Isham Jones1923
Swinging on a StarJimmy Van Heusen (m), Johnny Burke (w)Bing Crosby with the Williams Brothers Quartet and John Scott Trotter's Orchestra1944
SylviaClinton Scollard (w), Oley Speaks (m)1914
SympathyOtto Hauerbach (w), Rudolf Friml (m)Walter Van Brunt with Helen Clark1913
SymphonyJack Lawrence (w), Alex Alstone (m)Freddy Martin & Clyde Rogers1945
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WRITER(S),
m = music, w = words

Performer with
Highest Rated Version

Year

Take Me Out to the Ball GameAlbert Von Tilzer (m), Jack Norworth (w)Billy Murray with the Haydn Quartet1908
Take My HeartJoe Young (w), Fred H. Ahlert (m)Eddy Duchin with Jerry Cooper1936
Taking a Chance on LoveVernon Duke (m), Ted Fetter (w), John Latouche (w)Benny Goodman with Helen Forrest1940
Tale of a Bumble Bee, TheFrank Pixley (m)Harry MacDonough1901
Talk of the Town, TheChester Cohn, Gus KahnTed Weems1933
TangerineVictor Schertzinger (m), Johnny Mercer (w)Jimmy Dorsey's Orchestra with Bob Eberly & Helen O'Connell1942
Tea for TwoVincent Youmans (m), Irving Caesar (w)Marion Harris1925
Teach Me TonightGene DePaul (m), Sammy Cahn (w)Dinah Washington1954
Tell Me Pretty MaidenOwen Hall (w), Leslie Stuart (m)Harry MacDonough with Grace Spencer1901
Tell Me That You Love MeAl Silverman (w), Cesare A. Bixio (m)Freddy Martin1935
Temptation (Tim-Tay-Shun)Nacio Herb Brown, Arthur FreedRed Ingle & the Natural Seven with Jo Stafford1947
Temptation (Tim-Tay-Shun)Nacio Herb Brown, Arthur FreedArtie Shaw1940
Ten Cents a DanceRichard Rodgers (m), Lorenz Hart (w)Ruth Etting1930
Ten Little FIngers and Ten Little Toes Down in TennesseeHarry Pease (w), Johnny White (w), Ira Schuster and Ed G. Nelson (m)Irving Kaufman1922
TenderlyWalter Gross (m), Jack Lawrence (w)Rosemary Clooney1952
Tennessee WaltzPee Wee King, Redd StewartPatti Page1950
Thanks for EverythingMitchell Parish (w), Matty Malneck and Frank Signorelli (m)Artie Shaw with Helen Forrest1939
Thanks for the MemoryRalph Rainger (m), Leo Robin (w)Shep Fields with Bob Goday1937
That Haunting MelodyGeorge M. Cohan (m/w)Al Jolson with Walter B. Rogers' Orchestra1912
That International RagIrving Berlin (m/w)Victor Military Band1914
That Lucky Old SunBeasley Smith (m), Haven Gillespie (w)Frankie Laine with Jud Conlon's Rhythmaires & Harry Geller's Orchestra1949
That Old Black MagicHarold Arlen (m), Johnny Mercer (w)Glenn Miller's Orchestra with Skip Nelson1943
That Old FeelingSammy Fain (m), Lew Brown (w)Shep Fields with Bob Goday1937
That Old Gang of MineBilly Rose and Mort Dixon (w), Ray Henderson (m)Billy Murray & Ed Smalle1923
That's All I Want from YouM. Rotha (w/m)Jaye P. Morgan1955
That's Amore Jack Brooks, Harry WarrenDean Martin1953
That's A-PlentyHenry Creamer (w), Bert A. Williams (m)Arthur Collins1909
That's EntertainmentArthur Schwartz (m), Howard Dietz (w)Fred Astaire1953
That's for MeRichard Rodgers (m), Oscar Hammerstein II (w)Jo Stafford1945
That's My DesireHelmy Kresa (m), Carroll Loveday (m)Frankie Laine1947
That's My Weakness NowSam Stept (m), Bud Green (w)Helen Kane with Nat Shilkret's Orchestra1928
That's Why They Call Me "Shine"Cecil Mack (w), Ford Dabney (m)Aida Overton Walker1910
There Are Such ThingsAbel Baer and Stanley Adams (w), George W. Meyer (m)Tommy Dorsey's Orchestra with Frank Sinatra & the Pied Pipers1942
There I GoHy Zaret (w), Irving Weiser (m)Vaughn Monroe1940
There Must Be a WaySammy Gallop, David Saxon, and Robert Cook (w/m)Charlie Spivak1945
There Never Was a Girl Like YouHarry H. Williams (w), Egbert Van Alstyne (m)Byron G. Harlan1908
There Never Was a Girl Like YouHarry H. Williams (w), Egbert Van Alstyne (m)Harry MacDonough1909
There Never Was a Girl Like YouHarry H. Williams (w), Egbert Van Alstyne (m)James McCool1906
There Ought to Be a Moonlight Saving TimeIrving Kahal and Harry Richman (w/m)Guy Lombardo with Carmen Lombardo1931
There! I've Said It AgainRedd Evans, Dave MannVaughn Monroe1945
There'll Be a Hot Time in the Town of Berlin When the Yanks Go Marching InJohn DeVries (w), Joe Bushkin (m)Bing Crosby with the Andrews Sisters & Vic Schoen's Orchestra1944
There'll Be Bluebirds Over the White Cliffs of DoverNat Burton (w), Walter Kent (m)Kay Kyser1941
There'll Be Some Changes MadeW. Benton Overstreet (m), Billy Higgins (w)Benny Goodman's Orchestra with Louise Tobin1941
There's a Broken Heart for Every Light on BroadwayHoward Johnson (w), Fred Fisher (m)Elsie Baker (aka Edna Brown)1916
There's a Gold Mine in the SkyCharles and Nick Kenny (w/m)Horace Heidt with Larry Cotton1937
There's a Long, Long TrailStoddard King, Zo ElliottJames F. Harrison & James Reed1915
There's a Quaker Down in Quaker TownDavid Berg (w), Alfred Solman (m)Henry Burr & Albert Campbell1916
There's a Rainbow 'Round My ShoulderAl Jolson, Billy Rose, Dave DreyerAl Jolson1928
There's a Small HotelRichard Rodgers (m), Lorenz Hart (w)Hal Kemp & Maxine Grey1936
There's a Star-Spangled Banner Waving SomewherePaul Roberts, Shelby DarnellElton Britt1942
There's Danger in Your Eyes, CherieJack Meskill, Harry Richman, Pete WendlingHarry Richman1930
There's No Business Like Show BusinessIrving Berlin (m/w)Ethel Merman1946
There's No Place Like Home for the HolidaysBob Allen, Al StillmanPerry Como with Mitchell Ayres' Orchestra1954
These Foolish Things Remind Me of YouHarry Link (m)/Jack Strachey (m)/Eric Maschwitz, aka Holt Marvel (w)Benny Goodman's Orchestra with Helen Ward1936
They Call the Wind MariaFrederick Loewe (m), Alan J. Jerner (w)Mariners1951
They Can't Take That Away from MeGeorge Gershwin (m), Ira Gershwin (w)Fred Astaire with Johnny Greer's Orchestra1937
They Didn't Believe MeJerome Kern (m), Herbert Reynolds (w)Harry MacDonough with Olive Kline (as Alice Green)1915
They Go Wild, Simply Wild, Over MeFred Fisher (m), Joe McCarthy (w)Marion Harris1917
They SayEd Heyman (w), Paul Mann and Stephen Weiss (m)Artie Shaw with Helen Forrest1938
They Say It's WonderfulIrving Berlin (m/w)Frank Sinatra1946
They're Either Too Young or Too OldArthur Schwartz (m), Frank Loesser (w)Jimmy Dorsey's Orchestra with Kitty Kallen1943
They're Wearing 'Em Higher in HawaiiJoe Goodwin (w), Halsey K. Mohr (m)Arthur Collins & Byron Harlan1917
Thine AloneHenry Blossom (w), Victor Herbert (m)1917
Thing, TheCharles R. Grean (w/m)Phil Harris with Walter Scharf's Orchestra1950
Third Man Theme, TheAnton KarasAnton Karas1950
This Is the Army, Mr. JonesIrving Berlin (m/w)Horace Heidt1943
This Is the LifeIrving Berlin (m/w)Peerless Quartet1914
This Love of MineSol Parker, Henry W. Sanicola, Frank Sinatra, et alTommy Dorsey's Orchestra with Frank Sinatra1941
This Ole HouseStuart Hamblen (w/m)Rosemary Clooney1954
This Year's KissesIrving Berlin (w/m)Hal Kemp with Skinnay Ennis1937
Thou SwellRichard Rodgers (m), Lorenz Hart (w)Ben Selvin (as the Broadway Nitelites)1928
Three Coins in the FountainJule Styne (m), Sammy Cahn (w)The Four Aces with Jack Pleis' Orchestra1954
Three Little Fishies (Itty Bitty Poo)Saxie Dowell (w/m)Kay Kyser with Harry Babbitt, Ginny Simms, Sully Mason, & Ish Kabibble1939
Three Little WordsHarry Ruby (m), Bert Kalmar (w)Duke Ellington with the Rhythm Boys (Bing Crosby, Al Rinker & Harry Barris)1930
Three O'Clock in the MorningDorothy Terriss, Julian RobledoPaul Whiteman's Orchestra1922
Through the YearsVincent Youmans (m), Edward Heyman (w)1931
Tico TicoErvin Drake (w), Zequinha Abreu (m)The Andrews Sisters1944
Tiger RagOriginal Dixieland Jazz Band (m), Harry DeCostaOriginal Dixieland Jazz Band1918
Til ReveilleBobby Worth (w), Stanley Cowan (m)Kay Kyser with Harry Babbitt, Ginny Simms, Max Williams, & Jack Martin1941
Till I Waltz Again with YouSidney ProsenTeresa Brewer with Jack Pleis' Orchestra1952
Till the Clouds Roll ByJerome Kern (m/w), P.G. Wodehouse (w), Guy Bolton (w)Anna Wheaton with James Harrod1917
Till the End of TimeBuddy Kaye and Ted Mossman (w/m)Perry Como with Russ Case's Orchestra1945
Till the Sands of the Desert Grow ColdGeorge Graff Jr. (w), Ernest R. Ball (m)Alan Turner1912
Till We Meet AgainRichard A. Whiting (m), Raymond B. Egan (w)Henry Burr & Albert Campbell1919
Time on My Hands (You in My Arms)Vincent Youmans (m), Harold Adamson (w), Mack Gordon (w)Smith Ballew & His Orchestra1931
Tip Toe Through the TulipsJoe Burke (m), Al Dubin (w)Nick Lucas1929
Ti-Pi-TinRaymond Leveen (w), Maria Grever (m)Horace Heidt with Lysbeth Hughes & Larry Cotton1938
To Each His OwnRay Evans (w), Jay Livingston (m)Eddy Howard1946
To the End of the World with YouGeorge Graff Jr. (w), Ernest R. Ball (m)Henry Burr1909
TogetherRay Henderson (m), Lew Brown (w), Buddy DeSylva (w)Paul Whiteman's Orchestra with Jack Fulton1928
Tonight We Love (Concerto No. 1, B Flat Minor)Bobby Worth (w), Ray Austin and Freddy Martin (m)Tony Martin1941
Tonight You Belong to MeLee David, Billy RoseGene Austin with Nat Shilkret's Orchestra1927
Too Fat Polka (I Don't Want Her, You Can Have Her, She's Too Fat for Me)Arthur Richardson, Ross MacLeanArthur Godfrey1947
Too Many TearsAl Dubin (w), Harry Warren (m)Guy Lombardo with Carmen Lombardo1932
Too Marvelous for WordsRichard A. Whiting (m), Johnny Mercer (w)Bing Crosby with Jimmy Dorsey's Orchestra1937
Too YoungSid Lippman (m), Sylvia Dee (w)Nat "King" Cole with Les Baxter's Orchestra1951
Too-Ra-Loo-Ra-Loo-Ral (That's an Irish Lullaby)James R. Shannon (m/w)Chauncey Olcott1913
Toot Toot Tootsie (Goo-Bye!)Gus Kahn, Ernie Erdman, Dan RussoAl Jolson1922
Top Hat, White Tie, and TailsIrving Berlin (m/w)Fred Astaire with Johnny Greer's Orchestra1935
Touch of Your Hand, TheJerome Kern (m), Otto Harbach (w)Leo Reisman1934
ToylandGlen MacDonough (w), Victor Herbert (m)Corrine Morgan with the Haydn Quartet1904
Trade WindsCharles Tobias (w), Cliff Friend (m)Bing Crosby with Dick McIntyre's Orchestra1940
Trail of the Lonesome Pine, TheBallard MacDonald (w), Harry Carroll (m)Henry Burr & Albert Campbell1913
Tramp! Tramp! Tramp!Victor Herbert (m), Rida Johnson Young (w)1910
Tree in the Meadow, ABilly Reid (w/m)Margaret Whiting1948
Trolley Song, TheRalph Blane (m), Hugh Martin (w)Judy Garland with George Stoll's Orchestra1944
Truckin'Ted Koehler (w), Rube Bloom (m)Fats Waller1935
Try a Little TendernessHarry M. Woods, Jimmy Campbell, Reginald ConnelleyOtis Redding1966
Tuck Me to Sleep in My Old 'Tucky HomeGeorge W. Meyer (m), Sam Lewis (w), Joe Young (w)Vernon Dalhart with the Criterion Trio1921
Tumbling TumbleweedsBob NolanThe Sons of the Pioneers1934
Turn Back the Universe and Give Me YesterdayJ. Keirn Brennan (w), Ernest R. Ball (m)Orpheus Quartet1916
Tuxedo JunctionErskine Hawkins (m), Bill Johnson (m), Julian Dash (m), Buddy Feyne (w)Glenn Miller's Orchestra1940
Tweedle DeeWinfield ScottLaVern Baker1955
Twelfth Street RagEuday L. Bowman (m), Andy Razaf (w)Pee Wee Hunt1948
Two Cigarettes in the DarkPaul Francis Webster (w), Lew Pollack (m)Johnny Green with George Bouler1934
Two Cigarettes in the DarkPaul Francis Webster (w), Lew Pollack (m)1934
Two Hearts in Three-Quarter Time (Zwei Herzen im Dreivierteltakt)Joe Young (w), Robert Stolz (m)1930
Two Sleepy PeopleHoagy Carmichael (m), Frank Loesser (w)Fats Waller1938
Tzena, Tzena, TzenaMitchell Parish (w), Issachar Mirron and Yehiel Haggiz (m)The Weavers with Gordon Jenkins' Orchestra1950
U

SONG

WRITER(S),
m = music, w = words

Performer with
Highest Rated Version

Year

Ukelele LadyGus Kahn (w), Richard A. Whiting (m)Vaughn Deleath1925
Umbrella Man, TheJames Cavanaugh and Larry Stock (w), Vincent Rose (m)Kay Kyser with Ginny Simms & Harry Babbitt1938
Unchained MelodyAlex North (m), Hy Zaret (w)The Righteous Brothers1965
Under Any Old Flag at AllGeorge M. Cohan (m/w)Billy Murray1908
Under the Bamboo TreeRobert Cole, J. Rosamund JohnsonArthur Collins1902
Under the Yum Yum TreeAndrew B. Sterling (w), Harry Von Tilzer (m)Arthur Collins & Byron Harlan1911
UnforgettableIrving Gordon (m/w)Natalie Cole & Nat "King" Cole1991
Until the Real Thing Comes AlongMann Holiner, Alberta Nichols, Sammy Cahn, Saul Chaplin, L.E. FreemanAndy Kirk & Pha Terrell1936
V

SONG

WRITER(S),
m = music, w = words

Performer with
Highest Rated Version

Year

Valencia (A Song of Spain)Clifford Grey (w), John Padilla (m)Paul Whiteman with Franklyn Baur1926
Varsity Drag, TheRay Henderson (m), Lew Brown (w), Buddy DeSylva (w)George Olsen1927
Vaya Con Dios (May God Be with You)Larry Russell, Inez James, Buddy PepperLes Paul & Mary Ford1953
Very Thought of You, TheRay Noble (m/w)Ray Noble with Al Bowlly1934
Vesti La GiubbaRuggero Leoncavallo (m/w)Mario Lanza1951
Vieni, VieniRudy Vallee (w), Vincent Scotto (m)Rudy Vallee1937
Vienna Dreams (Wien, du Stadt Meiner Traume)Rudolf Sieczynski (m)1937
W

SONG

WRITER(S),
m = music, w = words

Performer with
Highest Rated Version

Year

Wabash BluesFred Meinken Isham Jones1921
Wagon WheelsPeter DeRose (w), Billy Hill (m)Paul Whiteman's Orchestra with Bob Lawrence1934
Wait Till the Sun Shines, NellieAndrew B. Sterling (w), Harry Von Tilzer (m)Byron G. Harlan1906
Waiting for the Robert E. LeeL. Wolfe Gilbert (w), Lewis F. Muir (m)Heidelberg Quintet1912
Wake the Town and Tell the PeopleJerry Livingston (m), Sammy Gallop (w)Minday Carson1955
Walking My Baby Back HomeFred E. Ahlert (m), Roy Turk (w)Charleston Chasers (as Johnny Walker & His Orchestra)1931
Wallflower, The (Roll with Me Henry)James Etta Rogers, Phyliss OtisEtta James & the Peaches1955
Waltz Me Around Again, WillieWill D. Cobb (w), Ren Shields (m)Billy Murray with the Haydn Quartet1906
Wang Wang BluesLeo Wood, Gus Mueller, "Buster" Johnson, Henry Busse Paul Whiteman's Orchestra1920
WantedJack Fulton and Lois Steele (w/m)Perry Como with Hugo Winterhalter's Orchestra1954
Wanting YouSigmund Romberg (m), Oscar Hammerstein II (w)Robert Mission with Marianne Beaunoir1928
Warsaw ConcertoRichard Addinsell (m)Freddy Martin1943
Washington and Lee SwingC.A. Robbins (w), Thornton Whitney Allen (m), Mark W. Sheafe (m)Meyer Davis1925
Way Down in Old IndianaPaul Dresser (m/w)J.W. Myers1902
Way Down SouthGeorge Fairman (m)Heidelberg Quintet1912
Way Down Yonder in New OrleansTurner Layton, Henry CreamerPeerless Quartet1922
Way Out Yonder in the Golden WestPercy Wenrich (m/w)Avon Comedy Four1916
Way You Look Tonight, TheJerome Kern (m), Dorothy Fields (w)Fred Astaire with Johnny Greer's Orchestra1936
We Could Make Such Beautiful MusicRobert Sour (w), Henry Manners (m)1940
We Just Couldn't Say GoodbyeHarry Woods (w/m)Guy Lombardo with Carmen Lombardo1932
We Kiss in a ShadowRichard Rodgers (m), Oscar Hammerstein II (w)Frank Sinatra1951
We Three (My Echo, My Shadow, and Me)Sammy Mysels, Dick Robertson and Nelson Cogane (w/m)The Ink Spots1940
Wedding Bells Are Breaking Up That Old Gang of MineSammy Fain (m), Irving Kahal (w), Willie Raskin (w)Gene Austin with Ed Smalle & Dick Robertson & Leonard Joy's Ochestra1929
Wedding of the Painted Doll, TheNacio Herb Brown (m), Arthur Freed (w)Leo Reisman's Orchestra with Lew Conrad1929
We're Gonna Rock Around the ClockMax Freedman, Jimmy DeKnightBill Haley & His Comets1954
What a Diff'rence a Day MakesMaría Grever (m), Stanley Adams (w)Dinah Washington1959
What Is This Thing Called Love?Cole Porter (m/w)Leo Reisman1930
What You Goin' to Do When the Rent Comes 'Round? (Rufus Rastas Johnson Brown)Andrew B. Sterling (w), Harry Von Tilzer (m)Arthur Collins1905
Whatever Lola WantsRichard Adler, Jerry RossAlma Cogan1957
What'll I Do?Irving Berlin (m/w)Paul Whiteman's Orchestra1924
What's the Reason I'm Not Pleasing You?Coy Poe and Jimmie Grier (w), Truman "Pinky" Tomlin and Earl Hatch (m)Guy Lombardo with Carmen Lombardo1935
Wheel of FortuneBennie Benjamin, George WeissKay Starr1952
Wheel of FortuneBennie Benjamin, George Weiss1952
When Chloe Sings a SongEdgar Smith (w), John Stromberg (m)George J. Gaskin1900
When Did You Leave Heaven?Richard A. Whiting (m), Walter Bullock (w)Guy Lombardo with Carmen Lombardo1936
When I Grow Too Old to DreamSigmund Romberg (m)/Oscar Hammerstein II (w)Glen Gray with Kenny Sargent1935
When I Leave the World BehindIrving Berlin (m/w)Henry Burr1915
When I Lost YouIrving Berlin (m/w)Henry Burr1913
When I Take My Sugar to TeaSammy Fain, Irving Kahal, Pierre NormanThe Boswell Sisters & the Dorsey Brothers' Orchestra1931
When I Was Twenty-One and You Were Sweet SixteenHarry H. Williams (w), Egbert Van Alstyne (m)Henry Burr & Albert Campbell1912
When I'm with YouMack Gordon (w), Harry Revel (m)Hal Kemp with Skinnay Ennis1936
When Irish Eyes Are SmilingChauncey Olcott (w) George Graff Jr. (w), Ernest R. Ball (m)Chauncey Olcott1913
When It's Springtime in the RockiesMary Hale Woolsey and Milton Taggart (w), Robert Sauer (m)Ben Selvin1930
When My Baby Smiles at MeBill Munro (m), Andrew B. Sterling (w), Ted Lewis (w)Ted Lewis1920
When My Sugar Walks Down the StreetJimmy McHugh (m), Gene Austin (w), Irving Mills (w)Aileen Stanley with Gene Austin & Nat Shilkret's Orchestra1925
When Reuben Comes to TownJ. Cheever Goodwin (w), Maurice Levi (m)S.H. Dudley1901
When the Lights Go on Again All Over the WorldEddie Seiler, Sol Marcus, and Bennie Benjamin (w/m)Vaughn Monroe1942
When the Midnight Choo Choo Leaves for Alabam'Irving Berlin (m/w)Arthur Collins & Byron Harlan1913
When the Moon Comes Over the MountainHarry Woods, Howard Johnson, Kate SmithKate Smith1931
When the Red, Red Robin Comes Bob, Bob, Bobbin' AlongHarry M. Woods (m/w)Al Jolson with Carl Fenton's Orchestra1926
When the Saints Go Marching InJames M. Black/Katharine E. Purvis1896
When We Are Dancing I Get IdeasDorcas Cochran (w), Julio C. Sanders (m)Tony Martin1951
When We Are M-A-R-R-I-E-DGeorge M. Cohan (m/w)Ada Jones & Billy Murray1908
When We're Alone (Penthouse Serenade)Will Jason, Val BurtonArden-Ohman Orchestra with Frank Luther1932
When You Were Sweet SixteenJames Thornton (m/w)George J. Gaskin1900
When You Were Sweet SixteenJames Thornton (m/w)1898
When You Wish Upon a StarLeigh Harline (m), Ned Washington (w)Cliff Edwards with the Ken Darby Singers & Victor Young's Orchestra1940
When You Wore a Tulip and I Wore a Big Red RoseJack Mahoney (w), Percy Weinrich (m)American Quartet1914
When Your Hair Has Turned to SilverCharles Tobias (w), Peter DeRose (m)Frank Luther & Carson Robison1931
When You're a Long, Long Way from HomeSam M. Lewis (w), George M. Meyer (m)Henry Burr1914
When You're AwayHenry Blossom (w), Victor Herbert (m)Olive Kline1915
When You're Smiling, the Whole World Smiles with YouMark Fisher, Joe Goodwin, Larry ShaySeger Ellis1928
When Yuba Plays Rumba on the TubaHerman Hupfield (w/m)Rudy Vallee1931
Where Did Robinson Crusoe Go with Friday on Saturday Night?George W. Meyer (m), Sam M. Lewis (w), Joe Young (w)Al Jolson with Charles Prince's Orchestra1916
Where Did You Get That Girl?Bert Kalmar (w), Harry Puck (m)Walter Van Brunt1913
Where Is Your Heart (Song from "Moulin Rouge")William Engvick (w), George Aurie (m)Percy Faith's Orchestra with Felicia Sanders1953
Where or WhenRichard Rodgers (m), Lorenz Hart (w)Hal Kemp with Bob Allen1937
Where the Blue of the Night Meets the Gold of the DayFred E. Ahlert (m), Roy Turk (w), Bing Crosby (w)Bing Crosby1932
Where the Morning Glories GrowGus Kahn (w), Raymond Egan (w), Richard A. Whiting (m)Elizabeth Spencer & the Sterling Trio1918
Where the River Shannon Flows (new version)James I. Russell (m/w)Harry MacDonough1910
Where Was I?Al Dubin (w), Frankie Harling (m)Charlie Barnet & His Orchestra with Mary Ann McCall1940
Whiffenpoof Song, TheMeade Minnigerode, George S. Pomeroy, Tod B. GallowayBing Crosby with Fred Waring's Glee Club1947
Whip-Poor-WillJerome Kern (m), Buddy DeSylva (w)Isham Jones1921
WhisperingJohn Schonberger (w), Richard Coburn (w), Vincent Rose (m)Paul Whiteman's Orchestra1920
WhisperingJohn Schonberger (w), Richard Coburn (w), Vincent Rose (m)1920
Whispers in the DarkLeo Robin (w), Fred Hollander (m)Bob Crosby's Orchestra with Kay Weber1937
Whistle While You WorkMorey, ChurchillSeven Dwarfs1937
Whistler and His Dog, TheArthor Pryor (m)Prince's Orchestra1905
White ChristmasIrving Berlin (m/w)Bing Crosby with the Ken Darby Singers & John Scott Trotter's Orchestra1942
Who Wouldn't Love YouCarl Fisher (m), Bill Carey (w)Kay Kyser with Trudy Babbitt & Harry Babbitt1942
Who?Jerome Kern (m), Oscar Hammerstein II (w), Otto Harbach (w)George Olsen1926
Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf?Frank E. Churhill, Ann RonnellDon Bestor & His Orchestra with Florence Case, Frank Sherryl, & Charles Yontz1933
Who's Sorry Now?Harry Ruby (m), Bert Kalmar (w), Ted Snyder (w)Connie Francis1958
Why Do I Love You?Jerome Kern (m), Oscar Hammerstein II (w)Nat Shilkret1928
Why Don't You Believe MeLew Douglas, King Laney, Roy RoddleJoni James with Lew Douglas's Orchestra1952
Why Was I Born?Jerome Kern (m), Oscar Hammerstein II (w)Libby Holman1930
Will You Love Me in December As You Do in May?James J. Walker (w), Ernest R. Ball (m)Haydn Quartet with Harry MacDonough1906
Winter WonderlandFelix Bernard (m), Richard B. Smith (w)Guy Lombardo1934
Wise Old Owl, AJoe Ricardel (w/m)Al Donahue with Dee Keating1941
Wish You Were HereHarold RomeEddie Fisher with Hugo Winterhalter's Orchestra1952
Wishing Will Make It SoBuddy DeSylva (w/m)Glenn Miller's Orchestra with Ray Eberle1939
With a Song in My HeartRichard Rodgers (m), Lorenz Hart (w)Leo Reisman's Orchestra with Ran Weeks1929
With My Eyes Wide Open, I'm DreamingMack Gordon (w), Harry Revel (m)Leo Reisman's Orchestra with George Bueler1934
With Plenty of Money and You (Oh! Baby What I Couldn't Do)Harry Warren (m), Al Dubin (w)Busse, Henry, & His Orchestra1937
Without a SongVincent Youmans (m), Edward Eliscu (w), Billy Rose (w)Paul Whiteman's Orchestra with Bing Crosby1929
Woman Is Only a Woman, But a Good Cigar Is a Smoke, AHarry B. Smith (w), Victor Herbert (m)1905
Wonderful Guy, ARichard Rodgers (m), Oscar Hammerstein II (w)Mary Martin1949
Wonderful Guy, ARichard Rodgers (m), Oscar Hammerstein II (w)Margaret Whiting1949
Wonderful OnePaul Whiteman and Ferde Grofé (m), Theodora Morse (w)Paul Whiteman's Orchestra1923
Won't You Come Over to My House?Harry H. Williams (w), Egbert Van Alstyne (m)Byron G. Harlan1907
Woodpecker Song, TheHarold Adamson (w), Eldo di Lazzaro (m)Glenn Miller's Orchestra with Marion Hutton1940
Woody WoodpeckerGeorge Tibbles and Ramez Idriss (w/m)Kay Kyser with Gloria Wood1948
Words Are FlyingBennie Benjamin and George Weiss (w/m)1946
World Is Waiting for the Sunrise, TheErnest Seitz (m), Gene Lockhart (w)Isham Jones1922
Wouldn't You Like to Have Me for a Sweetheart?Wallace Irwin (w), Alfred G. Robyn (m)Ada Jones & Billy Murray1908
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Performer with
Highest Rated Version

Year

Yama Yama Man, TheGeorge Collin Davis (w), Karl Hoschna (m)Ada Jones & the Victor Light Opera Co. 1909
Yankee Doodle BoyGeorge M. Cohan (m/w)Billy Murray1905
Yellow Rose of Texas, TheDon GeorgeMitch Miller1955
Yes Sir! That's My BabyWalter Donaldson (m), Gus Kahn (w)Gene Austin & Billy Carpenter1925
Yes! We Have No BananasFrank Silver, Irving CohnBilly Jones1923
YesterdaysJerome Kern (m), Otto Harbach (w)Leo Reisman with Frank Luther1933
Yip-I-Addy-I-Ay!Will D. Cobb (w), John H. Flynn (m)Blanche Ring1909
Yoo-HooAl Jolson Al Jolson with Charles Prince's Orchestra1922
You Always Hurt the One You LoveAllan Roberts and Doris Fisher (w/m)The Mills Brothers1944
You and IMeredith Willson (w/m)Glenn Miller's Orchestra1941
You and the Night and the MusicArthur Schwartz (m), Howard Dietz (w)Libby Holman with Richard Himber's Orchestra1935
You Are LoveJerome Kern (m)/Oscar Hammerstein II (w)1927
You Are My Lucky StarNacio Herb Brown (m), Arthur Freed (w)Eddy Duchin with Lew Sherwood1935
You Are My SunshineJimmie Davis, Charles MitchellJimmie Davis1940
You Belong to MePee Wee King, Chilton Price, Redd StewartJo Stafford1952
You Belong to MeHarry B. Smith (w), Victor Herbert (m)1916
You Belong to My HeartAgustín Lara, Gilbert1944
You Brought a New Kind of Love to MeSammy Fain, Irving Kahal, Pierre NormanMaurice Chevalier with Leonard Joy's Orchestra1930
You Call Everybody Darlin'Sam Martin, Ben Trace, Clem Watts (w/m)Al Trace & Bob Vincent1948
You Can't Be True, DearHans Otten/Gerhard Ebeler (German)/Hal Cotten (English)Ken Griffin & Jeff Wayne1948
You Can't Stop Me from DreamingDave Franklin and Cliff Friend (w/m)Teddy Wilson1937
You Do Mack Gordon (w), Josef Myrow (m)Dinah Shore1947
You Do Something to MeCole Porter (m/w)Leo Reisman1930
You Go to My HeadJ. Fred Coots (m), Haven Gillespie (w)Larry Clinton with Bea Wain1938
You Gotta Be a Football Hero to Get Along with the Beautiful GirlsAl Sherman, Buddy Fields, Al LewisBen Bernie1933
You Made Me Love You (I Didn't Want to Do It)Jimmy Monaco (m), Joseph McCarthy (w)Al Jolson with Charles Prince's Orchestra1913
You Must Have Been a Beautiful BabyHarry Warren (m), Johnny Mercer (w)Bing Crosby with Bob Crosby's Orchestra1938
You Oughta Be in Pictures (My Star of Stars)Edward Heyman (w), Dana Suesse (m)Rudy Vallee1934
You Took Advantage of MeRichard Rodgers (m), Lorenz Hart (w)Paul Whiteman's Orchestra with Bing Crosby, Jack Fulton, Charles Gaylord, & Austin Young1928
You Turned the Tables on MeLouis Alter (m), Sidney D. Mitchell (w)Benny Goodman's Orchestra with Helen Ward1936
You Walk ByBen Raleigh (w), Bernie Wayne (m)Eddy Duchin with Johnny Drake1941
You Were Meant for MeNacio Herb Brown, Arthur FreedNat Shilkret with Scrappy Lambert1929
You Were Meant for MeNacio Herb Brown, Arthur FreedConnee Boswell & Victor Young's Orchestra1948
You Were Meant for MeNacio Herb Brown, Arthur FreedBen Selvin1929
You Were Meant for MeSissle/Blake1924
You Were Never LovelierJerome Kern (m), Johnny Mercer (w)1942
You Were Only Fooling When I Was Falling in LoveLarry Fotine (m), Billy Faber (w), Fred Meadows (w)The Ink Spots1948
You You YouRobert Mellin (w), Lotar Olias (m)The Ames Brothers with the Hugo Winterhalter Orchestra1953
You'd Be So Nice to Come Home ToCole Porter (m/w)Dinah Shore1943
You'd Be SurprisedIrving BerlinEddie Cantor1920
You'll Never KnowHarry Warren (m), Mack Gordon (w)Dick Haymes & the Song Spinners1943
You'll Never Walk AloneRichard Rodgers (m), Oscar Hammerstein II (w)Frank Sinatra1945
Young and FoolishAlbert Hague, Arnold B. HorwittEdmund Hockridge1956
Young at HeartCarolyn Leigh, Johnny RichardsFrank Sinatra1954
Younger Than SpringtimeRichard Rodgers (m), Oscar Hammerstein II (w)Billy Tabbert1949
Your Cheatin' HeartHank Williams (m/w)Hank Williams1953
You're a Grand Old Flag (aka "The Grand Old Rag)George M. Cohan (m/w)Billy Murray1906
You're a SweetheartJimmy McHugh (m), Harold Adamson (w)Dolly Dawn & Her Dawn Patrol1938
You're All I NeedGus Kahn (w), Bronislau Kaper and Walter Jurmann (m)Eddy Duchin with Lew Sherwood1935
You're an Old SmoothieRichard A. Whiting, Nacio Herb BrownPaul Whiteman's Orchestra with Ramona Davies1933
You're Breaking My HeartPat Genaro, Ruggero Leoncavallo, Sunny SkylarVic Damone with Glen Osser's Orchestra1949
You're Driving Me Crazy! (What Did I Do?)Walter Donaldson/Gus KahnGuy Lombardo with Carmen Lombardo1930
You're Getting to Be a Habit with MeHarry Warren (m), Al Dubin (w)Bing Crosby with Guy Lombardo's Orchestra1933
You're in LoveOtto Hauerbach (w), Edward Clark (w), Rudolf Friml (m)Lyric Quartet1917
You're My EverythingHarry Warren (m)/Mort Dixon (w)/Joe Young (w)Arden-Ohman Orchestra with Frank Luther1931
You're the Cream in My CoffeeRay HendersonBen Selvin & Jack Palmer1928
You're the TopCole Porter (m/w)Paul Whiteman's Orchestra with Peggy Healy & John Hauser1934
Yours (Quiereme Mucho)Jack Sherr (w), Gonzalo Roig (m)Jimmy Dorsey's Orchestra with Bob Eberly & Helen O'Connell1941
You've Got to See Mama Ev'ry Night or You Can't See Mama at AllCon Conrad (m), Billy Rose (w)Dolly Kay with Frank Westphal's Orchestra1923
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Performer with
Highest Rated Version

Year

ZigeunerNoel CowardEvelyn Laye1929
Zing! Went the Strings of My HeartJames F. Hanley (m/w)Judy Garland with George Stoll's Orchestra1943
Zip-A-Dee-Doo-DahAllie Wrubel, Ray GilbertJames Baskett1946

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First posted 12/7/2022.