Song Charts: By Year: By Decade: Top Songs of All-Time

Top Songs of the 1940s

1Bing Crosby
White Christmas (1942)
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Avg Rating: 3.07
(15 ratings)
2Woody Guthrie
This Land Is Your Land (1940)
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Avg Rating: 3.29
(7 ratings)
3The Andrews Sisters
Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy (1941)
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Avg Rating: 3.13
(8 ratings)
4Jimmie Davis
You Are My Sunshine (1940)
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Avg Rating: 5.00
(3 ratings)
5Glenn Miller Orchestra
In The Mood (1940)
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Avg Rating: 3.00
(5 ratings)
6Duke Ellington
Take The 'A' Train (1941)
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7Kate Smith
God Bless America (1943)
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8Lena Horne
Stormy Weather (1943)
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9Gene Autry
Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer (1949)
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Avg Rating: 2.75
(4 ratings)
10Thelonius Monk
'Round Midnight (1944)
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11Cliff Edwards
When You Wish Upon A Star (1940)
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Avg Rating: 5.00
(1 ratings)
12Johnny Mercer
Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah (1947)
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Avg Rating: 5.00
(1 ratings)
13Les Brown Orchestra
Sentimental Journey (1945)
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Avg Rating: 5.00
(1 ratings)
14Bill Monroe & The Blue Grass Boys
Blue Moon Of Kentucky (1947)
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15Mahalia Jackson
Move On Up A Little Higher (1947)
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16Hank Williams
I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry (1949)
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Avg Rating: 2.20
(5 ratings)
17The Mills Brothers
Paper Doll (1942)
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18Billie Holiday
Strange Fruit (1948)
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19Alvino Rey Orchestra
Deep In The Heart Of Texas (1941)
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20Vaughn Monroe
Ghost Riders In The Sky (1949)
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21Bob Wills & The Texas Playboys
New San Antonio Rose (1940)
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22Dizzy Gillespie
Salt Peanuts (1942)
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Avg Rating: 1.00
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23John Lee Hooker
Boogie Chillun (1949)
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24Frankie Laine
That Lucky Old Sun (1949)
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25The Chuck Wagon Gang
I'll Fly Away (1948)
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26Evelyn Knight
A Little Bird Told Me (1949)
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27The Fairfield Four
Don't Let Nobody Turn You Around (1947)
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28Francis Craig Orchestra
Near You (1947)
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29Russ Morgan & The Skylarks
Crusing Down The River (1949)
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30Blue Barron
Crusing Down The River (1949)
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31Frankie Laine
Mule Train (1949)
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32Doris Day & Buddy Clark
Love Somebody (1948)
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Avg Rating: 5.00
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33Les Brown f/ Doris Day
My Dreams Are Getting Better All The Time (1945)
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Avg Rating: 5.00
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34Glenn Miller
(I've Got A Gal In) Kalamazoo (1942)
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Avg Rating: 5.00
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35Kay Kyser
Jingle Jangle Jingle (1942)
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Avg Rating: 5.00
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36Kay Kyser
Who Wouldn't Love You (1942)
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37Kay Kyser
Praise The Lord And Pass The Ammunition! (1942)
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38Kay Kyser
He Wears A Pair Of Silver Wings (1942)
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39Kay Kyser
Strip Polka (1942)
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40Jimmy Dorsey
Tangerine (1942)
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41Jimmy Dorsey
Amapola (Pretty Little Poppy) (1941)
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42Jimmy Dorsey
Green Eyes (Aquellos Ojos Verdes) (1941)
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43Jimmy Dorsey
Maria Elena (1941)
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44Jimmy Dorsey
Yours (Quiereme Mucho) (1941)
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45Harry James
Sleepy Lagoon (1942)
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46Harry James
Strictly Instrumental (1942)
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47Harry James
You Made Me Love You (I Didn't Want To Do It) (1941)
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48Woody Herman
Blues In The Night (My Mama Done Tol' Me) (1942)
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49Woody Herman
Amen (1942)
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50Woody Herman
Blue Flame (1941)
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51Glenn Miller
Chattanooga Choo Choo (1941)
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52Freddy Martin
Piano Concerto In B Flat (1941)
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53Freddy Martin
The Hut-Sun Song (A Swedish Serenade) (1941)
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54Sammy Kaye
Daddy (1941)
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55Jimmy Dorsey
My Sister And I (1941)
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56Jimmy Dorsey
Blue Champagne (1941)
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57Glenn Miller
(There'll Be Blue Birds Over) The White Cliffs Of Dover (1942)
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58Glenn Miller
Elmer's Tune (1941)
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59Glenn Miller
Song Of The Volga Boatmen (1941)
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60Glenn Miller
Anvil Chorus (Parts 1 & 2) (1941)
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61Glenn Miller
I Dreamt I Dwelt In Harlem (1941)
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62Glenn Miller
You And I (1941)
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63Artie Shaw
Frenesi (1940)
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64Tommy Dorsey & Frank Sinatra
I'll Never Smile Again (1940)
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65Tommy Dorsey & Frank Sinatra
We Three (My Echo, My Shadow and Me) (1940)
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66Bing Crosby
Only Forever (1940)
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67Bing Crosby
Sierra Sue (1940)
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68Bing Crosby
Trade Winds (1940)
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69Glenn Miller
Tuxedo Junction (1940)
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70Frankie Masters
Scatter-Brain (1940)
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71Glenn Miller
The Woodpecker Song (1940)
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72Glenn Miller
When You Wish Upon A Star (1940)
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73Glenn Miller
Blueberry Hill (1940)
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74Glenn Miller
Imagination (1940)
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75Glenn Miller
A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square (1940)
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76Glenn Miller
Fools Rush In (Where Angels Fear To Tread) (1940)
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77Shep Fields
South Of The Border (Down Mexico Way) (1940)
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78Mitchell Ayres
Make-Believe Island (1940)
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79Glenn Miller
A String Of Pearls (1942)
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80Glenn Miller
Don't Sit Under The Apple Tree (With Anyone Else But Me) (1942)
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81Glenn Miller
Serenade In Blue (1942)
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82Bing Crosby
Moonlight Becomes You (1943)
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83Bing Crosby
I'll Be Seeing You (1944)
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84Bing Crosby
Too-Ra-Loo-Ra-Loo-Ral (That's An Irish Lullaby) (1944)
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85Tommy Dorsey & Frank Sinatra
There Are Such Things (1943)
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86Tommy Dorsey & Frank Sinatra
In The Blue Of Evening (1943)
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87Tommy Dorsey & Frank Sinatra
It's Always You (1943)
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88Dick Haymes
You'll Never Know (1943)
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89The Song Spinners
Comin' In On A Wing And A Prayer (1943)
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90Benny Goodman
Taking A Chance On Love (1943)
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91Harry James
I Had The Craziest Dream (1943)
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92Glenn Miller
That Old Black Magic (1943)
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93Glenn Miller
Moonlight Cocktail (1942)
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94Vaughn Monroe
There! I've Said It Again (1945)
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95Bing Crosby with Carmen Cavallaro
I Can't Begin To Tell You (1945)
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96Sammy Kaye f/ Nancy Norman & Billy Williams
Chickery Chick (1945)
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97Harry James f/ Kitty Kallen
It's Been A Long, Long Time (1945)
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98Harry James f/ Kitty Kallen
I'm Beginning To See The Light (1945)
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99Bing Crosby
Swinging On A Star (1944)
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100Bing Crosby & The Andrews Sisters
Don't Fence Me In (1944)
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