Top 100 Songs From 1940-1954 Page

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 Here is the list of the top 100 songs of all-time for the period 1940-1954.

This list will provide the title/artist/year/weeks at (#1).

1. Near You / Francis Craig 1947 (17)
2. White Christmas / Bing Crosby 1942 (14)
3. Frenesi / Artie Shaw 1940 (13)
4. The Tennessee Waltz / Patti Page 1950 (13)
5. I've Heard That Song Before / Harry James 1943 (13)
6. Goodnight, Irene / Weavers with Gordon Jenkins / 1950 (13)
7. The Gypsy / Ink Spots 1946 (13)
8. Heartaches / Ted Weems 1947 (13)
9. Paper Doll / Mills Brothers 1943 (12)
10. In The Mood / Glenn Miller 1940 (12)
11. You Belong To Me / Jo Stafford 1952 (12)
12. Riders In The Sky / Vaughn Monroe 1949 (12)
13. I'll Never Smile Again / Tommy Dorsey 1940 (12)
14. Vaya Con Dios / Les Paul & Mary Ford 1953 (11)
15. The Third Man Theme / Anton Karas 1950 (11)
16. The Third Man Theme / Guy Lombardo 1950 (11)
17. Cry / Johnnie Ray 1951 (11)
18. Oh! What It Seemed To Be / Frankie Carle 1948 (11)
19. Because Of You / Tony Bennett 1951 (10)
20. Buttons And Bows / Dinah Shore 1948 (10)
21. Wheel Of Fortune / Kay Starr 1952 (10)
22. Song From "Moulin Rouge" / Percy Faith 1953 (10)
23. Ballerina / Vaughn Monroe 1947 (10)
24. I Went To Your Wedding / Patti Page 1952 (10)
25. Rum And Coca-Cola / Andrews Sisters 1945 (10)
26. Till The End Of Time / Perry Como 1945 (10)
27. Moonlight Cocktail / Glenn Miller 1942 (10)
28. Amapola / Jimmy Dorsey 1941 (10)
29. If I Knew You Were Coming I'd've Baked A Cake / Eileen Barton 1950 (10)
30. Sentimental Journey / Les Brown 1945 (9)
31. Swinging On A Star / Bing Crosby 1944 (9)
32. Little Things Mean A Lot / Kitty Kallen 1954 (9)
33. Chattanooga Choo Choo / Glenn Miller 1941 (9)
34. How High The Moon / Les Paul & Mary Ford 1951 (9)
35. Shoo-Shoo Baby / Andrews Sisters 1944 (9)
36. Manana (Is Soon Enough For Me) / Peggy Lee 1948 (9)
37. Auf Wiederseh'n Sweetheart / Vera Lynn 1952 (9)
38. Sh-Boom / Crew-Cuts 1954 (9)
39. Only Forever / Bing Crosby 1940 (9)
40. Tuxedo Junction / Glenn Miller 1940 (9)
41. Rumors Are Flying / Frankie Carle 1946 (9)
42. Pistol Packin' Mama / Al Dexter & His Troopers 1943 (8)
43. Twelfth Street Rag / Pee Wee Hunt 1948 (8)
44. You, You, You / Ames Brothers 1953 (8)
45. Mona Lisa / Nat "King" Cole 1950 (8)
46. Peg O' My Heart / Harmonicats 1947 (8)
47. Rags To Riches / Tony Bennett 1953 (8)
48. Piano Concerto In B Flat / Freddy Martin 1941 (8)
49. If / Perry Como 1951 (8)
50. To Each Is Own / Eddy Howard 1946 (8)
51. Sin (It's No Sin) / Eddy Howard 1951 (8)
52. Wanted / Perry Como 1954 (8)
53. That Lucky Old Sun / Frankie Laine 1949 (8)
54. Don't Fence Me In / Bing Crosby 1944 (8)
55. The Gypsy / Dinah Shore 1946 (8)
56. The Doggie In The Window / Patti Page 1953 (8)
57. Come On-A My House / Rosemary Clooney 1951 (8)
58. Kalamazo / Glenn Miller 1942 (8)
59. Oh! My Papa / Eddie Fisher 1954 (8)
60. On The Atchison, Topeka, And Santa Fe / Johnny Mercer 1945 (8)
61. Nature Boy / Nat "King" Cole / 1950 (8)
62. Daddy / Sammy Kaye 1941 (8)
63. Oh! What It Seemed To Be / Frank Sinatra 1946 (8)
64. Chattanoogie Shoe Shine Boy / Red Foley 1950 (8)
65. Jingle, Jangle, Jingle / Kay Kyser 1942 (8)
66. I'm Walking Behind You / Eddie Fisher 1953 (7)
67. Till I Waltz Again With You / Teresa Brewer 1953 (7)
68. Make Love To Me / Jo Stafford 1954 (7)
69. Besame Mucho / Jimmy Dorsey 1944 (7)
70. You Can't Be True Dear / Ken Griffin 1948 (7)
71. Crusing Down The River / Russ Morgan 1949 (7)
72. A Little Bird Told Me / Evelyn Knight 1949 (7)
73. Crusing Down The River / Blue Barron 1949 (7)
74. Mr. Sandman / Chordettes 1954 (7)
75. Kiss Of Fire / Georgia Gibbs 1952 (7)
76. There! I've Said It Again / Vaughn Monroe 1945 (6)
77. I'll Get By / Harry James 1944 (6)
78. Cold, Cold Heart / Tony Bennett 1951 (6)
79. Hey There / Rosemary Clooney 1954 (6)
80. There Are Such Things / Tommy Dorsey 1943 (6)
81. Peg O' My Heart / Harmonicats 1947 (6)
82. For Sentimental Reasons / Nat "King" Cole 1946 (6)
83. You Call Everybody Darlin%u2019 / Al Trace 1948 (6)
84. Why Don't You Believe Me / Joni James 1952 (6)
85. I Can't Begin To Tell You / Bing Crosby 1945 (6)
86. Maria Elena / Jimmy Dorsey 1941 (6)
87. Smoke! Smoke! Smoke! (That Cigarette) / Tex Williams 1947 (6)
88. Tangerine / Jimmy Dorsey 1942 (6)
89. Woody Woodpecker / Kay Kyser 1948 (6)
90. A Hot Time In The Town Of Berlin / Bing Crosby 1944 (6)
91. Mule Train / Frankie Lain 1949 (6)
92. Blue Tango / Leroy Anderson 1952 (5)
93. You Always Hurt The One You Love / Mills Brothers 1944 (5)
94. Too Young / Nate "King" Cole / 1951 (5)
95. Some Enchanted Evening / Perry Como 1949 (5)
96. I Can Dream Can't I / Andrews Sisters 1950 (5)
97. Love Somebody / Doris Day & Buddy Clark 1948 (5)
98. All My Love / Patti Page 1950 (5)
99. A Tree In The Meadow / Margaret Whiting 1948 (5)
100. San Fernando Valley / Bing Crosby 1944 (5)

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