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Billy Golden
1.12/1905

Turkey in the Straw by Billy Golden

        

MP3

114

4
US
[Victor 4515]
written by traditional 

video

Emilio DeGogorza
2.11/1907

Drink to Me Only with Thine Eyes by Emilio DeGogorza

        

MP3

100

6
US
[Victor 74077]
written by traditional  & Ben Jonson

video

Frank Stanley
3.12/1907

Auld Lang Syne by Frank Stanley

        

MP3

134

2
US
[Columbia 3731]
written by traditional 

video

John McCormack
4.04/1911

Drink to Me Only with Thine Eyes by John McCormack

        

MP3

103

6
US
[Victor 74204]
written by traditional  & Ben Jonson

video

Evan Williams
5.03/1912

Loch Lomond by Evan Williams

        

MP3

84

10
US
[Victor 64210]
written by traditional 

video

Will Oakland
6.11/1912

I'll Take You Home Again, Kathleen by Will Oakland

        

MP3

106

6
US
[Edison Amberol 1102]
written by traditional  & Thomas P. Westendorf

video

Reed Miller
7.09/1913

Santa Lucia by Reed Miller

        

MP3

84

10
US
[Columbia 1340]
written by traditional 

video

Nellie Melba
8.03/1914

Comin' Thro' the Rye by Nellie Melba

        

MP3

90

10
US
[Columbia 88449]
written by traditional  & Robert Burns

video

The Blue & White Marimba Band
9.04/1916

Marimba March by The Blue & White Marimba Band

        

MP3

100

6
US
[Victor 17928]
written by traditional 

video

Enrico Caruso
10.11/1916

Santa Lucia (Neapolitan Folk Song) by Enrico Caruso

        

MP3

113

4
US
[Victor 88560]
written by traditional 

video

Walter Van Brunt
11.12/1916

I'll Take You Home Again, Kathleen by Walter Van Brunt

        

MP3

118

3
US
[Edison 80160]
written by traditional  & Thomas P. Westendorf

video

Prince's Orchestra
12.09/1917

The Old Grey Mare by Prince's Orchestra

        

MP3

115

4
US
[Columbia 2285]
written by traditional 

video

The Peerless Quartet
13.12/1921

Auld Lang Syne by The Peerless Quartet

        

MP3

112

5
US
[Victor 18792]
written by traditional 

video

Paul Whiteman & His Orchestra
14.04/1922

Dear Old Southland by Paul Whiteman & His Orchestra

        

MP3

99

7
US
[Victor 18856]
written by traditional , Turner Layton & Henry Creamer

video

Vernon Dalhart
15.05/1922

Dear Old Southland by Vernon Dalhart

        

MP3

49

12
US
[Edison Ambesrol 450]
written by traditional , Turner Layton & Henry Creamer

video

Fred Waring's Pennsylvanians
16.02/1924

Stack O' Lee Blues by Fred Waring's Pennsylvanians

        

MP3

46

14
US
[Victor 19189]
written by traditional 

video

Fiddlin' John Carson
17.05/1924

Fare You Well, Old Joe Clark by Fiddlin' John Carson

        

MP3

144

2
US
[Okeh 40038]
written by traditional 

video

Ma Rainey
18.01/1925

See See Rider Blues by Ma Rainey

        

MP3

47

14
US
[Paramount 12252]
written by traditional  & Ma Rainey

video

Fiddlin' John Carson
19.04/1925

Old Dan Tucker by Fiddlin' John Carson

        

MP3

87

10
US
[Okeh 40263]
written by traditional  & Dan Emmett

video

Marian Anderson
20.08/1925

Nobody Knows the Trouble I've Seen by Marian Anderson

        

MP3

45

15
US
[Victor 19560]
written by traditional 

video

Gid Tanner & His Skillet Lickers
21.12/1926

Turkey in the Straw by Gid Tanner & His Skillet Lickers

        

MP3

46

14
US
[Columbia 15084]
written by traditional 

video

Frank Crumit
22.1927

Frankie and Johnny by Frank Crumit

        

MP3

37

18
US
[Victor 20715]
written by traditional 

video

Ted Lewis & His Band
23.1927

Frankie and Johnny by Ted Lewis & His Band

        

MP3

89

9
US
[Columbia 1017]
written by traditional 

video

The Carter Family
24.1928

Bury Me Under the Weeping Willow by The Carter Family

        

MP3

87

10
US
[Victor 21074]
written by traditional 

video

25.1931

Lonesome Valley by The Carter Family

        

MP3

44

15
US
written by traditional 

video

Dan Russo & His Oriole Orchestra
26.1932

Old MacDonald Had a Farm by Dan Russo & His Oriole Orchestra

        

MP3

33

20
US
[Columbia 2647]
written by traditional 

video

Guy Lombardo and His Royal Canadians
27.1934

Fare Thee Well by Guy Lombardo and His Royal Canadians

        

MP3

88

8
US
[Brunswick 6874]
written by traditional 

video

Lud Gluskin & His Orchestra
28.1934

La Cucaracha by Lud Gluskin & His Orchestra

        

MP3

35

18
US
[Columbia 2952]
written by traditional 

video

Rudy Vallée & His Connecticut Yankees
29.1934

The Drunkard Song (There Is a Tavern in the Town) by Rudy Vallée & His Connecticut Yankees

        

MP3

100

6
US
written by traditional 

video

Maxine Sullivan
30.1937

Loch Lomond by Maxine Sullivan

        

MP3

79

9
US
with the Claude Thornhill Orchestra
written by traditional 

video

Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra
31.1938

A-Tisket, A-Tasket by Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra

        

MP3

44

12
US
written by traditional 

video

Ella Fitzgerald
32.1938

A-Tisket, A-Tasket by Ella Fitzgerald

        

MP3

197

✫1
US
with The Chick Webb Orchestra
written by traditional 

video

Louis Armstrong
33.1938

Going to Shout All Over God's Heaven by Louis Armstrong

        

MP3

37

16
US
written by traditional 

video

Ella Logan
34.1938

My Bonnie Lies over the Ocean by Ella Logan

        

MP3

84

8
US
[Columbia 36313]
written by traditional 

video

35.1938

Oh Dear! What Can the Matter Be? by Ella Logan

        

MP3

107

4
US
written by traditional 

video

Artie Shaw and His Orchestra
36.1938

The Blues by Artie Shaw and His Orchestra

        

MP3

41

14
US
[Vocalion 4401]
written by traditional 

video

Louis Armstrong
37.1939

When the Saints Go Marching In by Louis Armstrong

        

MP3

81

10
US
written by traditional 

video

The Glenn Miller Orchestra
38.1941

Song of the Volga Boatmen by The Glenn Miller Orchestra

        

MP3

180

✫1
US
[Bluebird 11029]
written by traditional  & Mily Balakirev

video

Bea Booze
39.11/1942

See See Rider Blues by Bea Booze

        

MP3

27

✫1
R&B
[Decca 8633]
written by traditional  & Ma Rainey

video

Sister Rosetta Tharpe
40.1945

Strange Things Happening Every Day by Sister Rosetta Tharpe

        

MP3

18

2
R&B
written by traditional 

video

Tony Pastor and His Orchestra
41.05/1945

Bell Bottom Trousers by Tony Pastor and His Orchestra

        

MP3

176

2
US
vocals by Ruth McCullough
written by traditional  & Moe Jaffe

video

Louis Prima
42.05/1945

Bell Bottom Trousers by Louis Prima

        

MP3

129

6
US
written by traditional  & Moe Jaffe

video

The Jesters
43.06/1945

Bell Bottom Trousers by The Jesters

        

MP3

64

11
US
written by traditional  & Moe Jaffe

video

Kay Kyser and His Orchestra
44.06/1945

Bell Bottom Trousers by Kay Kyser and His Orchestra

        

MP3

155

3
US
vocals by Dolly Mitchell
written by traditional  & Moe Jaffe

video

Guy Lombardo and His Royal Canadians
45.06/1945

Bell Bottom Trousers by Guy Lombardo and His Royal Canadians

        

MP3

175

2
US
vocals by Jimmy Brown
written by traditional  & Moe Jaffe

video

Jerry Colonna
46.07/1945

Bell Bottom Trousers by Jerry Colonna

        

MP3

121

7
US
written by traditional  & Moe Jaffe

video

Jan August
Misirlou47.12/1946

Misirlou by Jan August

        

MP3

124

7
US
[Diamond 2009]
written by traditional 

video

Red Foley
48.1947

New Jolie Blonde (New Pretty Blonde) by Red Foley

        

MP3

20

✫1
country
written by traditional 

video

Moon Mullican
49.01/1947

New Pretty Blonde (Jole Blon) by Moon Mullican

        

MP3

57

21
US
2
country
[King 578]
written by traditional 

video

Tex Ritter
50.1948

Rye Whiskey by Tex Ritter

        

MP3

10

9
country
written by traditional 

video

Don Byas Quartet
51.09/1948

London Donnie by Don Byas Quartet

        

MP3

7

14
R&B
[instrumental]
[Savoy 668]
written by traditional 

video

Swing and Sway with Sammy Kaye
52.12/1948

Lavender Blue (Dilly Dilly) by Swing and Sway with Sammy Kaye

        

MP3

167

4
US
vocals by the Three Kaydets
written by traditional 

video

Dinah Shore
53.12/1948

Lavender Blue (Dilly Dilly) by Dinah Shore

        

MP3

125

9
US
written by traditional 

video

Memphis Slim and His House Rockers
54.1949

Angel Child by Memphis Slim and His House Rockers

        

MP3

13

6
R&B
[Miracle 145]
written by traditional  & Memphis Slim (as Peter Chatman)

video

John Lee Hooker
55.1949

Crawlin' King Snake by John Lee Hooker

        

MP3

13

6
R&B
written by traditional  & John Lee Hooker

video

Jack Smith
56.01/1949

Lavender Blue (Dilly Dilly) by Jack Smith

        

MP3

54

17
US
as Jack Smith & the Clark Sisters
[Capitol 15225]
written by traditional 

video

Burl Ives and Captain Stubby and the Buccaneers
57.02/1949

Lavender Blue (Dilly Dilly) by Burl Ives and Captain Stubby and the Buccaneers

        

MP3

60

16
US
13
country
written by traditional 

video

Red Foley
58.1950

Just a Closer Walk with Thee by Red Foley

        

MP3

9

9
country
written by traditional 

video

59.1950

Steal Away by Red Foley

        

MP3

9

9
country
written by traditional , Red Foley & Eddie Brackett

video

Ralph Flanagan and His Orchestra
60.04/1950

Joshua by Ralph Flanagan and His Orchestra

        

MP3

49

17
US
written by traditional 

video

Guy Mitchell
61.12/1950

My Heart Cries for You by Guy Mitchell

        

MP3

183

2
US
[Columbia 39067]
written by traditional , Carl Sigman & Percy Faith

video

Dinah Shore
62.12/1950

My Heart Cries for You by Dinah Shore

        

MP3

163

3
US
[RCA 47-3978]
written by traditional , Carl Sigman & Percy Faith

video

Vic Damone
63.12/1950

My Heart Cries for You by Vic Damone

        

MP3

153

4
US
[Mercury 5563]
written by traditional , Carl Sigman & Percy Faith

video

Dinah Washington
64.1951

My Heart Cries for You by Dinah Washington

        

MP3

13

7
R&B
[Mercury 8209]
written by traditional , Carl Sigman & Percy Faith

video

Jimmy Wakely
65.01/1951

My Heart Cries for You by Jimmy Wakely

        

MP3

95

12
US
7
country
[Capitol 1328]
written by traditional , Carl Sigman & Percy Faith

video

Bill Farrell
66.01/1951

My Heart Cries for You by Bill Farrell

        

MP3

57

18
US
[MGM 10868]
written by traditional , Carl Sigman & Percy Faith

video

Al Morgan
67.01/1951

My Heart Cries for You by Al Morgan

        

MP3

45

24
US
[London 45877]
written by traditional , Carl Sigman & Percy Faith

video

Evelyn Knight & Red Foley
68.02/1951

My Heart Cries for You by Evelyn Knight & Red Foley

        

MP3

53

28
US
6
country
[Decca 27378]
written by traditional , Carl Sigman & Percy Faith

video

Victor Young and His Singing Strings
69.02/1951

My Heart Cries for You by Victor Young and His Singing Strings

        

MP3

33

29
US
as Victor Young & His Orchestra
written by traditional , Carl Sigman & Percy Faith

video

The Weavers & Terry Gilkyson
70.03/1951

On Top of Old Smoky by The Weavers & Terry Gilkyson

        

MP3

235

2
US
8
country
written by traditional  & Pete Seeger

video

Vaughn Monroe
71.04/1951

On Top of Old Smoky by Vaughn Monroe

        

MP3

149

8
US
written by traditional  & Pete Seeger

video

Percy Faith & Burl Ives
72.05/1951

On Top of Old Smoky by Percy Faith & Burl Ives

        

MP3

131

10
US
written by traditional  & Pete Seeger

video

The Weavers
73.08/1951

When the Saints Go Marching In by The Weavers

        

MP3

37

27
US
[Decca 27670]
written by traditional 

video

Percy Faith and His Orchestra
74.09/1951

When the Saints Go Marching In by Percy Faith and His Orchestra

        

MP3

33

29
US
written by traditional 

video

Johnny Desmond
75.09/1951

I Want to Be Near You by Johnny Desmond

        

MP3

32

30
US
backing vocals by the Ray Charles Singers
[MGM 11027]
written by traditional 

video

Bobby Wayne
76.12/1951

Mother at Your Feet Is Kneeling by Bobby Wayne

        

MP3

62

17
US
[London 968]
written by traditional 

video

Pete Hanley
77.05/1953

Big Mamou by Pete Hanley

        

MP3

47

19
US
[Okeh 6956]
written by traditional 

video

The Four Lads
78.08/1953

Down by the River Side by The Four Lads

        

MP3

49

17
US
written by traditional 

video

Ernest Tubb
79.1955

Yellow Rose of Texas by Ernest Tubb

        

MP3

12

7
country
[Decca 29633]
written by traditional 

video

Mitch Miller
80.08/1955

 ①  The Yellow Rose of Texas by Mitch Miller

        

MP3

383

✫1
US
2
UK
[songwriter #1 hit]
written by traditional 

video

Johnny Desmond
81.08/1955

Yellow Rose of Texas by Johnny Desmond

        

MP3

193

3
US
[Coral 61476]
written by traditional 

video

Gary Miller
82.10/1955

The Yellow Rose of Texas by Gary Miller

        

MP3

40

13
UK
written by traditional 

video

Stan Freberg
83.10/1955

The Yellow Rose of Texas by Stan Freberg

        

MP3

67

16
US
[Capitol 3249]
written by traditional 

video

Ronnie Hilton
84.11/1955

The Yellow Rose of Texas by Ronnie Hilton

        

MP3

38

15
UK
written by traditional 

video

Billy Vaughn
85.02/1956

Little Boy Blue by Billy Vaughn

        

MP3

7

76
US
[Dot 15444]
written by traditional 

video

Bill Haley & His Comets
86.04/1956

The Saints Rock 'N' Roll by Bill Haley & His Comets

        

MP3

131

18
US
5
UK
written by traditional 

video

Lonnie Donegan
87.04/1956

Stewball by Lonnie Donegan

        

MP3

19

27
UK
as Lonnie Donegan Skiffle Group
[Mercury 70872]
written by traditional  & Lonnie Donegan (arrangement)

video

88.04/1956

Lost John / Stewball by Lonnie Donegan

        

MP3

102

2
UK
as Lonnie Donegan Skiffle Group
written by traditional  & Lonnie Donegan (arrangement)

video

Tennessee Ernie Ford
89.05/1956

Roving Gambler by Tennessee Ernie Ford

        

MP3

from This Lust Land!    

CD

MP3

13

60
US
written by traditional 

video

Lonnie Donegan
90.06/1956

Lost John by Lonnie Donegan

        

MP3

11

58
US
as Lonnie Donegan Skiffle Group
[Mercury 70872]
written by traditional  & Lonnie Donegan (arrangement)

video

91.07/1956

Skiffle Session EP by Lonnie Donegan

        

MP3

29

20
UK
as Lonnie Donegan Skiffle Group
written by traditional 

video

Stan Freberg
92.07/1956

Rock Island Line / Heartbreak Hotel by Stan Freberg

        

MP3

25

24
UK
as Stan Freberg & His Sniffle Group
written by traditional , Mae Boren Axton, Tommy Durden (as Thomas Durden) & Elvis Presley

video

The Tarriers
93.12/1956

The Banana Boat Song by The Tarriers

        

MP3

221

4
US
14
R&B
15
UK
[Glory 249]
written by traditional 

video

The Fontane Sisters
94.12/1956

Banana Boat Song by The Fontane Sisters

        

MP3

78

13
US
written by traditional 

video

The Beverley Sisters
95.12/1956

Greensleeves by The Beverley Sisters

        

MP3

21

41
US
[London 1703]
written by traditional , Joy Beverley, Babs Beverley & Teddie Beverley

video

Sarah Vaughan
96.12/1956

The Banana Boat Song by Sarah Vaughan

        

MP3

57

19
US
written by traditional 

video

Harry Belafonte
97.01/1957

Banana Boat (Day-O) by Harry Belafonte

        

MP3

from Calypso   Calypso 

CD

MP3

248

5
US
7
R&B
2
UK
[RCA Victor 6771]
written by traditional 

video

Steve Lawrence
98.01/1957

Banana Boat Song by Steve Lawrence

        

MP3

53

18
US
written by traditional 

video

Shirley Bassey
99.02/1957

Banana Boat Song by Shirley Bassey

        

MP3

from The Bewitching Miss Bassey   The Bewitching Miss Bassey 

CD

MP3

46

8
UK
written by traditional 

video

The Vipers Skiffle Group
100.03/1957

Cumberland Gap by The Vipers Skiffle Group

        

MP3

40

10
UK
written by traditional 

video

Lonnie Donegan
101.04/1957

Cumberland Gap by Lonnie Donegan

        

MP3

125

✫1
UK
as Lonnie Donegan & His Skiffle Group
[Mercury 71094]
written by traditional 

video

Stan Freberg
102.04/1957

Banana Boat (Day-O) by Stan Freberg

        

MP3

37

25
US
[Capitol 3687]
written by traditional 

video

Slim Whitman
103.04/1957

I'll Take You Home Again Kathleen by Slim Whitman

        

MP3

58

93
US
7
UK
[Imperial 8310]
written by traditional  & Thomas P. Westendorf

video

Chuck Willis
104.04/1957

C.C. Rider by Chuck Willis

        

MP3

97

12
US
✫1
R&B
[Atlantic 1130]
written by traditional  & Ma Rainey

video

Lonnie Donegan
105.12/1957

Jack O' Diamonds by Lonnie Donegan

        

MP3

31

14
UK
as Lonnie Donegan & His Skiffle Group
written by traditional 

video

Little Walter and His Jukes
106.1958

Key to the Highway by Little Walter and His Jukes

        

MP3

11

6
R&B
[Checker 904]
written by traditional , Charlie Segar & Big Bill Broonzy (as William "Big Bill" Broonzy)

video

Lonnie Donegan
107.07/1958

Sally Don't You Grieve / Betty Betty Betty by Lonnie Donegan

        

MP3

39

11
UK
as Lonnie Donegan & His Skiffle Group
written by Malvina Reynolds, Woody Guthrie, traditional  & Lonnie Donegan

video

Billy Vaughn
108.08/1958

La Paloma by Billy Vaughn

        

MP3

45

20
US
spanish tango, written in 1864
[Dot 15795]
written by traditional 

video

Chargers
109.09/1958

Old MacDonald by Chargers

        

MP3

4

95
US
written by traditional 

video

Lonnie Donegan
110.09/1958

Lonesome Traveller by Lonnie Donegan

        

MP3

16

28
UK
as Lonnie Donegan & His Skiffle Group
written by traditional  & Lee Hays (arrangement)

video

Bobby Bland
111.10/1958

Little Boy Blue by Bobby Bland

        

MP3

from Two Steps from the Blues   Two Steps from the Blues 

CD

MP3

8

10
R&B
as Bobby "Blue" Bland
[Duke 196]
written by traditional 

video

Lonnie Donegan
112.11/1958

Lonnie's Skiffle Party by Lonnie Donegan

        

MP3

20

23
UK
as Lonnie Donegan & His Skiffle Group
written by traditional , Lonnie Donegan, Norman Cazden, Harris Weston & William Lee

video

Lloyd Price
113.12/1958

 ⑤  Stagger Lee by Lloyd Price

        

MP3

286

✫1
US
✫1
R&B
7
UK
[songwriter #5 hit]
[Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs #456]
[ABC 9972]
written by traditional , Harold Logan & Lloyd Price

video

Harry Belafonte
114.12/1958

The Son of Mary by Harry Belafonte

        

MP3

26

18
UK
written by Gene Corman, Milt Okun (as Milton Okun), traditional  & C. Carter (arrangement)

video

Ritchie Valens
115.12/1958

La Bamba by Ritchie Valens

        

MP3

47

22
US
[Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs #345]
[Del-Fi 4110]
written by traditional 

video

The Louvin Brothers
116.1959

Knoxville Girl by The Louvin Brothers

        

MP3

6

19
country
[Capitol 4117]
written by traditional 

video

The Wilburn Brothers
117.1959

The Knoxville Girl by The Wilburn Brothers

        

MP3

7

18
country
written by traditional 

video

Fats Domino
118.02/1959

When the Saints Go Marching In by Fats Domino

        

MP3

16

50
US
[Imperial 5569]
written by traditional 

video

Sammy Turner
119.03/1959

Sweet Annie Laurie by Sammy Turner

        

MP3

4

100
US
as Sammy Turner & the Twisters
[Big Top 3007]
written by traditional  & Rita Murphy

video

Ruth Brown
120.06/1959

Jack O'Diamonds by Ruth Brown

        

MP3

9

96
US
23
R&B
[Atlantic 2026]
written by traditional 

video

Huelyn Duvall
Little Boy Blue121.06/1959

Little Boy Blue by Huelyn Duvall

        

MP3

6

88
US
[Challenge 59014]
written by traditional 

video

Sammy Turner
122.06/1959

Lavender Blue by Sammy Turner

        

MP3

177

3
US
14
R&B
[Big Top 45-3016]
written by traditional , Eliot Daniel & Larry Morey

video

Johnny & the Hurricanes
123.08/1959

Red River Rock by Johnny & the Hurricanes

        

MP3

247

5
US
5
R&B
3
UK
[instrumental]
rock version of "Red River Valley"
written by traditional 

video

Lonnie Donegan
124.09/1959

Sal's Got a Sugar Lip by Lonnie Donegan

        

MP3

37

13
UK
as Lonnie Donegan & His Skiffle Group
written by traditional  & Jimmie Driftwood (arrangement)

video

The Kingston Trio
125.09/1959

A Worried Man by The Kingston Trio

        

MP3

from Here We Go Again!    

CD

MP3

51

20
US
[Capitol 4271]
written by traditional , Tom Glazer & Dave Guard

video

Pete Fountain
126.02/1960

A Closer Walk by Pete Fountain

        

MP3

from Pete Fountain's New Orleans   Pete Fountain's New Orleans 

CD

MP3

6

93
US
written by traditional 

video

Jimmie Rodgers [pop singer]
127.04/1960

Just a Closer Walk with Thee by Jimmie Rodgers [pop singer]

        

MP3

from When the Spirit Moves You    

CD

MP3

18

44
US
[Roulette 4234]
written by traditional 

video

Adam Faith
128.07/1960

When Johnny Comes Marching Home / Made You by Adam Faith

        

MP3

66

5
UK
with John Barry & His Orchestra
written by traditional  & Patrick Gilmore (as Louis Lambert)

video

Staiffi and His Mustafas
129.07/1960

Mustafa Cha Cha Cha by Staiffi and His Mustafas

        

MP3

9

43
UK
written by traditional  & Yousfi Allaoui (arrangement)

video

Jimmie Rodgers [pop singer]
130.08/1960

The Wreck of the John B by Jimmie Rodgers [pop singer]

        

MP3

from At Home with Jimmie Rodgers: An Evening of Folk Songs    

CD

MP3

14

64
US
[Roulette 4260]
written by traditional  & Lee Hays

video

Anthony Newley
131.11/1960

Strawberry Fair by Anthony Newley

        

MP3

80

3
UK
written by traditional , Sabine Baring-Gould & Nolly Clapton

video

Bobby Darin
132.12/1960

Christmas Auld Lang Syne by Bobby Darin

        

MP3

12

51
US
[Christmas]
[new year]
written by traditional , Frances Military & Manny Curtis (as Mann Curtis)

video

133.12/1960

Child of God by Bobby Darin

        

MP3

from The 25th Day of December    

CD

MP3

4

95
US
[Christmas]
[Atco 6183]
written by traditional 

video

Andy Stewart
134.01/1961

A Scottish Soldier (Green Hills of Tyrol) by Andy Stewart

        

MP3

39

69
US
19
UK
as Andy Stewart with The Michael Sammes Singers
[Warwick 627]
written by Iain MacFadyen, traditional  & Andrew Stewart (arrangement)

video

Frank Cordell
135.02/1961

Black Bear by Frank Cordell

        

MP3

8

44
UK
as Frank Cordell and His Orchestra
written by traditional 

video

Duane Eddy
136.03/1961

Theme from Dixie by Duane Eddy

        

MP3

73

39
US
7
UK
[Jamie 1183]
written by traditional  & Duane Eddy (arrangement)

video

The Brothers Four
137.04/1961

Frogg by The Brothers Four

        

MP3

from The Brothers Four Song Book    

CD

MP3

24

32
US
[Columbia 41958]
written by traditional  & Robert Wells (arrangement)

video

Brook Benton
138.05/1961

The Boll Weevil Song by Brook Benton

        

MP3

from The Boll Weevil Song and 11 Other Great Hits    

CD

MP3

226

2
US
✫1
AC
2
R&B
30
UK
[novelty]
[Mercury 71820]
written by traditional 

video

Andy Stewart
139.06/1961

The Battle's O'er by Andy Stewart

        

MP3

17

28
UK
[Warwick 665]
written by Iain MacFadyen, traditional  & Andrew Stewart (arrangement)

video

Anthony Newley
Pop Goes the Weasel140.06/1961

Pop Goes the Weasel by Anthony Newley

        

MP3

44

85
US
12
UK
written by traditional , George Hackney (arrangement) & Les Vandyke (arrangement)

video

The Highwaymen [folk group]
141.07/1961

 ②  Michael by The Highwaymen [folk group]

        

MP3

from The Highwaymen    

CD

MP3

341

✫1
US
✫1
AC
✫1
UK
[songwriter #2 hit]
19th century folk song
written by traditional 

video

Brook Benton
142.08/1961

Frankie and Johnny by Brook Benton

        

MP3

from The Boll Weevil Song and 11 Other Great Hits    

CD

MP3

59

20
US
6
AC
14
R&B
[Mercury 71859]
written by traditional 

video

Harry Belafonte & Odetta
143.09/1961

Hole in the Bucket by Harry Belafonte & Odetta

        

MP3

15

32
UK
written by traditional , Harry Belafonte (arrangement) & Odetta (arrangement)

video

The Springfields
144.11/1961

Bambino by The Springfields

        

MP3

32

16
UK
written by traditional  & Tom Springfield (arrangement)

video

Jan Burgens & His New Orleans Syncopators
145.02/1962

Midnight in Moscow by Jan Burgens & His New Orleans Syncopators

        

MP3

2

111
US
written by traditional  & Jan Burgens (arrangement)

video

Johnny Keating Orchestra
146.03/1962

Theme from Z Cars by Johnny Keating Orchestra

        

MP3

49

8
UK
written by traditional 

video

Mr. Acker Bilk
147.03/1962

Frankie and Johnny by Mr. Acker Bilk

        

MP3

9

42
UK
written by traditional 

video

Chubby Checker
148.03/1962

La Paloma Twist by Chubby Checker

        

MP3

7

72
US
B side to Slow Twistin'
[Parkway 835]
written by traditional 

video

Norrie Paramor Orchestra
149.03/1962

Theme from Z Cars by Norrie Paramor Orchestra

        

MP3

14

33
UK
written by traditional 

video

Terry Lightfoot & the New Orleans Jazzmen
150.05/1962

Tavern in the Town by Terry Lightfoot & the New Orleans Jazzmen

        

MP3

7

49
UK
written by traditional  & Terry Lightfoot (arrangement)

video

Jimmie Rodgers [pop singer]
151.06/1962

English Country Garden by Jimmie Rodgers [pop singer]

        

MP3

67

5
UK
written by traditional  & Jimmie Rodgers [pop singer]

video

The Tokens
152.06/1962

La Bomba by The Tokens

        

MP3

8

85
US
[RCA 47-8052]
written by traditional  & Ritchie Valens (arrangement)

video

Ray Charles
153.07/1962

Careless Love by Ray Charles

        

MP3

from Modern Sounds in Country and Western Music   Modern Sounds in Country and Western Music 

CD

MP3

16

60
US
19
AC
US B side to You Don't Know Me
[ABC 10345]
written by traditional  & Ray Charles

video

LaVern Baker
154.12/1962

See See Rider by LaVern Baker

        

MP3

from See See Rider    

CD

MP3

38

34
US
9
R&B
[Atlantic 2167]
written by traditional  & Ma Rainey

video

The Spotnicks
155.02/1963

Hava Nagila by The Spotnicks

        

MP3

36

13
UK
written by traditional  & Bo Winberg (arrangement)

video

Tom Glazer
156.06/1963

On Top of Spaghetti by Tom Glazer

        

MP3

from On Top of Spaghetti    

CD

MP3

72

14
US
4
AC
as Tom Glazer and the Do-Re-Mi Children's Chorus
[Kapp 526]
written by traditional , Pete Seeger & Tom Glazer

video

Tony Sheridan & the Beatles
157.06/1963

My Bonnie by Tony Sheridan & the Beatles

        

MP3

8

48
UK
as Tony Sheridan and the Beat Brothers
written by traditional  & Tony Sheridan

video

Mike Cotton's Jazzmen
158.06/1963

Swing That Hammer by Mike Cotton's Jazzmen

        

MP3

12

36
UK
written by traditional  & Mike Cotton (arrangement)

video

Sam Cooke
159.07/1963

Frankie and Johnny by Sam Cooke

        

MP3

from Sam Cooke at the Copa   Sam Cooke at the Copa 

CD

MP3

107

14
US
2
AC
4
R&B
30
UK
[RCA Victor 47-8215]
written by traditional 

video

Steve Alaimo
160.10/1963

Michael by Steve Alaimo

        

MP3

4

100
US
[Checker 1054]
written by traditional  & Steve Alaimo (arrangement)

video

The Briarwood Singers
161.12/1963

He Was a Friend of Mine by The Briarwood Singers

        

MP3

2

126
US
[United Artists 686]
written by traditional 

video

George Hamilton IV
162.1964

Fair and Tender Ladies by George Hamilton IV

        

MP3

from Fort Worth, Dallas or Houston    

CD

MP3

4

28
country
written by traditional 

video

Tony Sheridan & the Beatles
163.02/1964

My Bonnie (My Bonnie Lies over the Ocean) by Tony Sheridan & the Beatles

        

MP3

from The Beatles with Tony Sheridan and Their Guests    

CD

MP3

31

26
US
as The Beatles with Tony Sheridan
[MGM 13213]
written by traditional  & Tony Sheridan

video

Ray Charles
164.02/1964

My Heart Cries for You by Ray Charles

        

MP3

38

38
US
12
AC
9
R&B
US B side to Baby, Don't You Cry (The New Swingova Rhythm)
[ABC-Paramount 10530]
written by traditional , Carl Sigman & Percy Faith

video

The Serendipity Singers
165.02/1964

(Don't Let the Rain Come Down) Crooked Little Man by The Serendipity Singers

        

MP3

157

6
US
2
AC
[Philips 40175]
written by traditional 

video

Peter, Paul & Mary
166.03/1964

Tell It on the Mountain by Peter, Paul & Mary

        

MP3

from In the Wind   In the Wind 

CD

MP3

51

33
US
7
AC
33
UK
written by traditional 

video

Ronnie Hilton
167.05/1964

Don't Let the Rain Come Down by Ronnie Hilton

        

MP3

23

21
UK
written by traditional , Mike Sammes (arrangement) & Woodman (arrangement)

video

The Animals
The House of the Rising Sun168.06/1964

 ③  The House of the Rising Sun by The Animals

        

MP3

from The Animals [US album]    

CD

MP3

324

✫1
US
✫1
UK
[songwriter #3 hit]
[Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs #122]
written by traditional 

video

The Crickets
169.07/1964

(They Call Her) La Bamba by The Crickets

        

MP3

23

21
UK
written by Buzz Cason, traditional  & Jerry Allison (arrangement)

video

The Greenwood County Singers
170.08/1964

The New Frankie & Johnny Song by The Greenwood County Singers

        

MP3

15

75
US
15
AC
written by traditional 

video

Bobby Bare
171.08/1964

He Was a Friend of Mine by Bobby Bare

        

MP3

2

134
US
[RCA 47-8395]
written by traditional 

video

Trini Lopez
172.08/1964

Michael by Trini Lopez

        

MP3

from The Folk Album    

CD

MP3

28

42
US
7
AC
[Reprise 0300]
written by traditional 

video

Roy Acuff
173.1965

Freight Train Blues by Roy Acuff

        

MP3

1

45
country
[Hickory 1291]
written by traditional 

video

Johnny Rivers
174.02/1965

Midnight Special by Johnny Rivers

        

MP3

from Here We à Go Go Again!    

CD

MP3

47

20
US
[Imperial 66087]
written by traditional 

video

Heinz
175.03/1965

Diggin' My Potatoes by Heinz

        

MP3

7

49
UK
written by traditional , Heinz (arrangement) & Joe Meek (arrangement)

video

Johnny Cash
176.07/1965

The Streets of Laredo by Johnny Cash

        

MP3

from Sings the Ballads of the True West    

CD

MP3

3

124
US
written by traditional 

video

Jim Reeves
177.07/1965

This World Is Not My Home by Jim Reeves

        

MP3

23

22
UK
written by traditional  & Jim Reeves (arrangement)

video

Bobby Powell
178.12/1965

C.C. Rider by Bobby Powell

        

MP3

18

76
US
12
R&B
[Whit 714]
written by traditional  & Ma Rainey

video

Skeeter Davis
179.1966

Goin Down the Road (Feelin' Bad) by Skeeter Davis

        

MP3

from My Heart's in the Country    

CD

MP3

3

36
country
written by traditional 

video

Elvis Presley
180.03/1966

Frankie and Johnny by Elvis Presley

        

MP3

from Frankie and Johnny    

CD

MP3

73

25
US
3
AC
21
UK
[RCA 47-8780]
written by traditional 

video

The Beach Boys
Sloop John B181.04/1966

Sloop John B by The Beach Boys

        

MP3

from Pet Sounds   Pet Sounds 

CD

MP3

237

3
US
2
UK
[Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs #271]
originally a folk song, west indies
written by traditional 

video

Trini Lopez
182.06/1966

La Bamba by Trini Lopez

        

MP3

16

86
US
9
AC
[Reprise 0480]
written by traditional 

video

Ramsey Lewis
Wade in the Water183.07/1966

Wade in the Water by Ramsey Lewis

        

MP3

from Wade in the Water    

CD

MP3

88

19
US
11
AC
3
R&B
31
UK
[instrumental]
[Cadet 5541]
written by traditional 

video

The Animals
184.09/1966

See See Rider by The Animals

        

MP3

from Animalization   Animalization 

CD

MP3

101

10
US
as Eric Burdon and the Animals
written by traditional  & Ma Rainey

video

Dermot O'Brien and His Clubmen
185.10/1966

The Merry Ploughboy (Off to Dublin in the Green) by Dermot O'Brien and His Clubmen

        

MP3

7

46
UK
written by traditional  & Dominic Behan (arrangement)

video

Herb Alpert
186.03/1967

Wade in the Water by Herb Alpert

        

MP3

from Sounds Like   Sounds Like 

CD

MP3

33

37
US
5
AC
as Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass
[instrumental]
written by traditional 

video

Bobby Vinton
187.03/1967

For He's a Jolly Good Fellow by Bobby Vinton

        

MP3

from Bobby Vinton Sings the Newest Hits    

CD

MP3

10

66
US
[Epic 10136]
written by traditional 

video

The Dubliners
188.04/1967

Seven Drunken Nights by The Dubliners

        

MP3

from A Drop of the Hard Stuff    

CD

MP3

56

7
UK
[Epic 10196]
written by traditional  & The Dubliners (arrangement)

video

Canned Heat
189.07/1967

Rollin' and Tumblin' by Canned Heat

        

MP3

from Canned Heat    

CD

MP3

3

115
US
[Liberty 55979]
written by traditional 

video

Connie Francis
190.08/1967

My Heart Cries for You by Connie Francis

        

MP3

from My Heart Cries for You    

CD

MP3

9

118
US
12
AC
[MGM 13773]
written by traditional , Carl Sigman & Percy Faith

video

The Dubliners
Black Velvet Band191.09/1967

Black Velvet Band by The Dubliners

        

MP3

from A Drop of the Hard Stuff    

CD

MP3

34

15
UK
written by traditional  & The Dubliners (arrangement)

video

Wilson Pickett
192.11/1967

Stag-O-Lee by Wilson Pickett

        

MP3

from I'm in Love    

CD

MP3

51

22
US
13
R&B
B side to I'm in Love
[Atlantic 2448]
written by traditional , Harold Logan & Lloyd Price

video

The Dubliners
193.12/1967

Maids, When You're Young Never Wed an Old Man by The Dubliners

        

MP3

from Drinkin' and Courtin'    

CD

MP3

9

43
UK
written by traditional  & Ewan MacColl (arrangement)

video

Don Jake Jacoby
194.1968

Theme from Elvira Madigan by Don Jake Jacoby

        

MP3

4

23
AC
[instrumental]
written by traditional 

video

Simon & Garfunkel
195.03/1968

Scarborough Fair (Canticle) by Simon & Garfunkel

        

MP3

from Parsley, Sage, Rosemary and Thyme   Parsley, Sage, Rosemary and Thyme 

CD

MP3

84

11
US
5
AC
aka Parsley, Sage, Rosemary & Thyme
written by traditional 

video

Big Brother and the Holding Company
196.08/1968

Down on Me by Big Brother and the Holding Company

        

MP3

from Big Brother & the Holding Company    

CD

MP3

17

43
US
written by traditional 

video

Sérgio Mendes
197.11/1968

Scarborough Fair by Sérgio Mendes

        

MP3

from Fool on the Hill    

CD

MP3

69

16
US
2
AC
as Sérgio Mendes & Brazil '66
[A&M 986]
written by traditional 

video

Big Brother and the Holding Company
198.11/1968

Coo Coo by Big Brother and the Holding Company

        

MP3

from Big Brother & the Holding Company    

CD

MP3

7

84
US
written by traditional 

video

Tommy Leonetti
199.01/1969

Kum Ba Yah by Tommy Leonetti

        

MP3

29

54
US
4
AC
[Decca 32421]
written by traditional 

video

Red Skelton
200.03/1969

The Pledge of Allegiance by Red Skelton

        

MP3

19

44
US
25
AC
[spoken]
[Columbia 44798]
written by traditional 

video

The Sandpipers
201.03/1969

Kumbaya by The Sandpipers

        

MP3

11

38
UK
written by traditional 

video

Mason Williams
202.04/1969

Greensleeves by Mason Williams

        

MP3

from Music    

CD

MP3

12

90
US
13
AC
[instrumental]
[Warner 7272]
written by traditional 

video

Elvis Presley
203.04/1969

How Great Thou Art by Elvis Presley

        

MP3

2

101
US
[RCA Victor 74-0130]
written by traditional , Carl Gustav Boberg & Stuart K. Hine

video

The Edwin Hawkins Singers
Oh Happy Day204.04/1969

Oh Happy Day by The Edwin Hawkins Singers

        

MP3

from Let Us Go into the House of the Lord    

CD

MP3

270

4
US
22
AC
2
R&B
2
UK
featuring Dorothy Combs Morrison
[Pavilion 20001]
written by traditional  & Edwin Hawkins

video

Johnny Winter
Rollin' and Tumblin'205.05/1969

Rollin' and Tumblin' by Johnny Winter

        

MP3

from The Progressive Blues Experiment    

CD

MP3

2

129
US
[Imperial 66376]
written by traditional 

video

The Radha Krishna Temple
206.09/1969

Hare Krishna Mantra by The Radha Krishna Temple

        

MP3

from The Radha Krishna Temple    

CD

MP3

38

12
UK
written by traditional  & Mukunda Das Adhikary (arrangement)

video

The Scaffold
207.11/1969

Gin Gan Goolie by The Scaffold

        

MP3

11

38
UK
written by Roger McGough, traditional  & Michael McGear (arrangement)

video

Danny Davis and the Nashville Brass
208.1970

Columbus Stockade Blues by Danny Davis and the Nashville Brass

        

MP3

1

70
country
written by traditional 

video

Rufus Thomas
209.1970

Sixty Minute Man (Part II) / The Preacher and the Bear by Rufus Thomas

        

MP3

from Do the Funky Chicken    

CD

MP3

2

42
R&B
[Stax 0071]
written by Billy Ward, Rose Marks, traditional  & Rufus Thomas (arrangement)

video

Little Junior Parker
210.1970

Worried Life Blues by Little Junior Parker

        

MP3

3

34
R&B
as Little Jr. Parker
written by traditional 

video

Frijid Pink
211.02/1970

House of the Rising Sun by Frijid Pink

        

MP3

from Frijid Pink   Frijid Pink 

CD

MP3

176

7
US
4
UK
[Parrot 341]
written by traditional 

video

The Radha Krishna Temple
212.03/1970

Govinda by The Radha Krishna Temple

        

MP3

from The Radha Krishna Temple    

CD

MP3

22

23
UK
written by traditional  & Mukunda Das Adhikary (arrangement)

video

Glen Campbell
213.04/1970

Oh, Happy Day by Glen Campbell

        

MP3

from Oh Happy Day    

CD

MP3

37

40
US
7
AC
25
country
[Capitol 2787]
written by traditional  & Edwin Hawkins

video

Julie Felix
If I Could (El Condor Pasa)214.04/1970

If I Could (El Condor Pasa) by Julie Felix

        

MP3

30

19
UK
written by traditional  & Paul Simon

video

Ginger Baker's Air Force
215.05/1970

Man of Constant Sorrow by Ginger Baker's Air Force

        

MP3

from Ginger Baker's Air Force   Ginger Baker's Air Force 

CD

MP3

6

85
US
[Atco 6750]
written by traditional 

video

Turley Richards
216.06/1970

I Heard the Voice of Jesus by Turley Richards

        

MP3

4

100
US
[Warner 7397]
written by traditional 

video

217.07/1970

I Heard the Voice of Jesus by Turley Richards

        

MP3

5

99
US
[R]
[Warner 7397]
written by traditional 

video

Judy Collins
218.12/1970

Amazing Grace by Judy Collins

        

MP3

from Whales & Nightingales   Whales & Nightingales 

CD

MP3

149

15
US
5
AC
5
UK
[recorded at st. paul's chapel, columbia university]
[Elektra 45709]
written by traditional  & John Newton

video

East of Eden
219.04/1971

Jig-a-Jig by East of Eden

        

MP3

60

7
UK
written by traditional  & Charles Mingus (arrangement)

video

Dave Edmunds
220.05/1971

I'm Comin' Home by Dave Edmunds

        

MP3

17

75
US
51
UK
as Dave Edmund's Rockpile
[MAM 3608]
written by traditional  & Dave Edmunds (arrangement)

video

Tommy Roe
221.08/1971

Stagger Lee by Tommy Roe

        

MP3

50

25
US
34
AC
[ABC 11307]
written by traditional , Harold Logan & Lloyd Price

video

Judy Collins
222.09/1971

Amazing Grace by Judy Collins

        

MP3

from Whales & Nightingales   Whales & Nightingales 

CD

MP3

11

40
UK
[R]
[Elektra 45709]
written by traditional  & John Newton

video

The Byrds
Glory, Glory223.10/1971

Glory, Glory by The Byrds

        

MP3

from Byrdmaniax   Byrdmaniax 

CD

MP3

2

110
US
[Columbia 45440]
written by traditional 

video

Olivia Newton-John
224.10/1971

Banks of the Ohio by Olivia Newton-John

        

MP3

from If Not for You   If Not for You 

CD

MP3

76

94
US
34
AC
6
UK
[Uni 55304]
written by traditional 

video

Mickey Newbury
225.11/1971

An American Trilogy by Mickey Newbury

        

MP3

from Frisco Mabel Joy    

CD

MP3

64

26
US
9
AC
42
UK
[Elektra 45750]
written by traditional  & Mickey Newbury

video

Doyle Holly
226.1972

My Heart Cries for You by Doyle Holly

        

MP3

from Doyle Holly    

CD

MP3

1

63
country
[Barnaby 5004]
written by traditional , Carl Sigman & Percy Faith

video

Cat Stevens
Morning Has Broken227.01/1972

Morning Has Broken by Cat Stevens

        

MP3

from Teaser and the Firecat   Teaser and the Firecat 

CD

MP3

189

6
US
✫1
AC
9
UK
[A&M 1335]
written by traditional , Eleanor Farjeon & Rick Wakeman

video

The Royal Scots Dragoon Guards
228.04/1972

Amazing Grace by The Royal Scots Dragoon Guards

        

MP3

214

11
US
9
AC
✫1
UK
as Pipes & Drums & Military Band of the Royal Scots Dragoon Guards
[instrumental]
[RCA Victor 0709]
written by traditional 

video

Judy Collins
229.04/1972

Amazing Grace by Judy Collins

        

MP3

from Colors of the Day: The Best of Judy Collins   Colors of the Day: The Best of Judy Collins 

CD

MP3

27

20
UK
[R]
written by traditional  & John Newton

video

Elvis Presley
230.05/1972

An American Trilogy by Elvis Presley

        

MP3

from Elvis: As Recorded at Madison Square Garden   Elvis: As Recorded at Madison Square Garden 

CD

MP3

65

66
US
31
AC
8
UK
[live]
written by traditional  & Mickey Newbury

video

The Animals
231.10/1972

House of the Rising Sun by The Animals

        

MP3

24

25
UK
[R]
written by traditional 

video

Jody Miller
232.1973

House of the Rising Sun by Jody Miller

        

MP3

from House of the Rising Sun    

CD

MP3

6

41
AC
29
country
[Epic 11056]
written by traditional 

video

Hank Wilson
233.1973

Roll in My Sweet Baby's Arms by Hank Wilson

        

MP3

1

57
country
[Shelter 7336]
written by traditional  & Lester Flatt (arrangements)

video

Charlie McCoy
234.1973

Shenandoah by Charlie McCoy

        

MP3

from Good Time Charlie   Good Time Charlie 

CD

MP3

3

33
country
[Monument 8576]
written by traditional 

video

Thin Lizzy
235.01/1973

Whisky in the Jar by Thin Lizzy

        

MP3

from Vagabonds of the Western World   Vagabonds of the Western World 

CD

MP3

63

6
UK
written by traditional 

video

James Taylor
236.03/1973

One Morning in May by James Taylor

        

MP3

7

53
UK
written by traditional  & James Taylor

video

Adrian Smith
237.05/1973

Wild About My Lovin' by Adrian Smith

        

MP3

from Adrian Smith    

CD

MP3

2

114
US
[MCA 40045]
written by traditional 

video

Marsha Hunt's 22
238.06/1973

(Oh No! Not) The Beast Day by Marsha Hunt's 22

        

MP3

7

52
UK
written by traditional 

video

Arlo Guthrie
239.06/1973

Gypsy Davy by Arlo Guthrie

        

MP3

from Last of the Brooklyn Cowboys    

CD

MP3

8

105
US
23
AC
[Reprise 1158]
written by traditional  & Woody Guthrie

video

Hotshots
240.10/1973

Battle of New Orleans by Hotshots

        

MP3

6

57
UK
written by traditional 

video

Steeleye Span
241.12/1973

Gaudete by Steeleye Span

        

MP3

from Below the Salt    

CD

MP3

34

14
UK
written by traditional , Tim Hart (arrangement), Maddy Prior (arrangement), Rick Kemp (arrangement), Peter Knight (arrangement) & Bob Johnson (arrangement)

video

London Welsh Male Voice Choir
242.12/1973

Sloop John B by London Welsh Male Voice Choir

        

MP3

7

54
UK
written by traditional , Triumvirate (arrangement) & Jackman (arrangement)

video

Judy Collins
243.03/1974

Amazing Grace by Judy Collins

        

MP3

6

53
UK
[R]
written by traditional  & John Newton

video

Lieutenant Pigeon
244.03/1974

I'll Take You Home Again, Kathleen by Lieutenant Pigeon

        

MP3

6

57
UK
written by traditional , Arr: Nigel Fletcher & Rob Woodward

video

The Goodies
245.12/1974

Father Christmas Do Not Touch Me / The in Betweenies by The Goodies

        

MP3

53

7
UK
[Christmas]
written by traditional  & Bill Oddie

video

Bill Barclay
246.12/1974

Twelve Days of Christmas by Bill Barclay

        

MP3

6

52
UK
[Christmas]
written by traditional 

video

Hank Thompson
247.1975

Mama Don't 'Low by Hank Thompson

        

MP3

from Moving On    

CD

MP3

4

29
country
written by traditional 

video

Steeleye Span
248.11/1975

All Around My Hat by Steeleye Span

        

MP3

from All Around My Hat    

CD

MP3

66

5
UK
written by traditional 

video

Purple Reign
249.11/1975

This Old Man by Purple Reign

        

MP3

16

48
US
[Go-rilla 4594]
written by traditional 

video

Ralph McTell
250.12/1975

Dreams of You by Ralph McTell

        

MP3

12

36
UK
written by traditional 

video

Mike Oldfield
In Dulce Jubilo / On Horseback251.12/1975

In Dulce Jubilo / On Horseback by Mike Oldfield

        

MP3

from Boxed    

CD

MP3

73

4
UK
[instrumental]
written by traditional 
The Statler Brothers
252.1976

How Great Thou Art by The Statler Brothers

        

MP3

from Holy Bible New Testament    

CD

MP3

2

39
country
written by traditional , Carl Gustav Boberg & Stuart K. Hine

video

Maury Finney
253.1976

Rollin' In My Sweet Baby's Arms by Maury Finney

        

MP3

1

76
country
[Soundwaves 4531]
written by traditional 

video

Chuck Price
254.1976

Rye Whiskey by Chuck Price

        

MP3

1

81
country
[Playboy 6087]
written by traditional 

video

The Glenn Miller Orchestra
255.01/1976

Moonlight Serenade / Little Brown Jug / In the Mood by The Glenn Miller Orchestra

        

MP3

35

13
UK
written by Glenn Miller, Mitchell Parish, traditional , Joe Garland & Andy Razaf

video

Alex Glasgow
256.04/1976

Dance Ti Thi Daddy (When the Boat Comes In) by Alex Glasgow

        

MP3

7

51
UK
written by traditional  & David Fanshawe (arrangement)

video

Gheorghe Zamfir
257.08/1976

(The Light of Experience) Doina De Jale by Gheorghe Zamfir

        

MP3

71

4
UK
written by traditional 

video

Mike Oldfield
Portsmouth258.11/1976

Portsmouth by Mike Oldfield

        

MP3

from Boxed    

CD

MP3

78

3
UK
[instrumental]
written by traditional 
John Christie
259.12/1976

Here's to Love (Auld Lang Syne) by John Christie

        

MP3

23

24
UK
[new year]
written by traditional  & Dave Clark (arrangement)

video

M & O Band
260.12/1976

M & O's Christmas Disco (EP) by M & O Band

        

MP3

7

51
UK
[Christmas]
written by Irving Berlin, traditional  & Johnny Marks

video

Trinidad Oil Company
261.05/1977

The Calendar Song by Trinidad Oil Company

        

MP3

14

34
UK
written by traditional 

video

Ram Jam
Black Betty262.06/1977

Black Betty by Ram Jam

        

MP3

from Ram Jam    

CD

MP3

121

18
US
7
UK
[Epic 50357]
written by traditional  & Leadbelly (as Lead Belly)

video

Brighouse & Rastrick Brass Band
263.11/1977

The Floral Dance by Brighouse & Rastrick Brass Band

        

MP3

99

2
UK
written by traditional  & Katie Moss (arrangement)

video

Charlie McCoy
264.1978

Fair and Tender Ladies by Charlie McCoy

        

MP3

from Appalachian Fever   Appalachian Fever 

CD

MP3

4

30
country
[Monument 45258]
written by traditional 

video

Revelacion
265.1978

House of the Rising Sun by Revelacion

        

MP3

4

25
dance
written by traditional 

video

Linda Ronstadt
266.1978

I Never Will Marry by Linda Ronstadt

        

MP3

from Simple Dreams   Simple Dreams 

CD

MP3

14

30
AC
8
country
charted as I Never Will Marry / Tumbling Dice in US AC charts
[Elektra 45479 (Asylum)]
written by traditional 

video

Terry Wogan
267.01/1978

The Floral Dance by Terry Wogan

        

MP3

24

21
UK
written by traditional  & Katie Moss (arrangement)

video

Andy Cameron
268.03/1978

Ally's Tartan Army by Andy Cameron

        

MP3

65

6
UK
written by traditional  & Andy Cameron (arrangement)

video

Nottingham Forest FC with Paper Lace
269.03/1978

We've Got the Whole World in Our Hands by Nottingham Forest FC with Paper Lace

        

MP3

25

24
UK
written by traditional  & Tony MacCauily (arrangement)

video

Santa Esmeralda
The House of the Rising Sun270.04/1978

The House of the Rising Sun by Santa Esmeralda

        

MP3

from The House of the Rising Sun    

CD

MP3

14

78
US
19
dance
[Casablanca 913]
written by traditional 

video

Patti Smith
Privilege (Set Me Free)271.08/1978

Privilege (Set Me Free) by Patti Smith

        

MP3

from Easter   Easter 

CD

MP3

5

72
UK
written by Mel London, Mike Leander & traditional 

video

Mike Oldfield
Take Four (EP)272.12/1978

Take Four (EP) by Mike Oldfield

        

MP3

5

72
UK
written by traditional , Robert Lucas Pearsall & Tielman Susato

video

Antonio Rodriguez
273.1979

La Bamba by Antonio Rodriguez

        

MP3

2

34
dance
written by traditional 

video

The Clash
English Civil War274.03/1979

English Civil War by The Clash

        

MP3

from Give 'Em Enough Rope   Give 'Em Enough Rope 

CD

MP3

23

25
UK
written by traditional 

video

Sex Pistols
275.03/1979

Something Else / Friggin' in the Riggin' by Sex Pistols

        

MP3

from The Great Rock 'n' Roll Swindle   The Great Rock 'n' Roll Swindle 

CD

MP3

77

3
UK
written by Eddie Cochran, Sharon Sheeley, traditional  & Steve Jones (arrangement)

video

The Greedies
276.12/1979

A Merry Jingle by The Greedies

        

MP3

17

28
UK
written by traditional 

video

Linda Ronstadt
277.1980

Rambler Gambler by Linda Ronstadt

        

MP3

2

42
country
US B side to How Do I Make You
[Elektra 46602 (Asylum)]
written by traditional 

video

Emmylou Harris
278.1980

Wayfaring Stranger by Emmylou Harris

        

MP3

from Roses in the Snow   Roses in the Snow 

CD

MP3

11

7
country
written by traditional 

video

Sky
279.04/1980

Toccata by Sky

        

MP3

from Sky    

CD

MP3

72

83
US
5
UK
written by traditional , Peek (arrangement) & Leroy Holmes (arrangement)

video

Black Slate
280.12/1980

Boom Boom by Black Slate

        

MP3

7

51
UK
written by traditional 

video

Gary U.S. Bonds
281.05/1981

Jole Blon by Gary U.S. Bonds

        

MP3

from Dedication    

CD

MP3

23

65
US
29
rock
51
UK
co-produced by Bruce Springsteen
[EMI America 8089]
written by traditional 

video

Gidea Park
282.07/1981

Beach Boy Gold by Gidea Park

        

MP3

43

11
UK
[medley: Graduation Day, Catch a Wave, Surfin' USA, I Get Around, Little Old Lady from Pasadena, Fun Fun Fun, Sloop John B, Dance Dance Dance, When I Grow Up, Good Vibrations]
[R]
written by Joe Sherman, Noel Sherman, Brian Wilson, Mike Love, Don Altfeld, Jan Berry, Roger Christian & traditional 

video

Dolly Parton
283.09/1981

The House of the Rising Sun by Dolly Parton

        

MP3

from 9 to 5 and Odd Jobs   9 to 5 and Odd Jobs 

CD

MP3

20

77
US
30
AC
14
country
77
dance
charted as 9 to 5 / The House of the Rising Sun in US dance charts
[RCA 12282]
written by traditional 

video

Snowmen
284.12/1981

Hokey Cokey by Snowmen

        

MP3

28

18
UK
written by traditional , Jimmy Kennedy (arrangement), Martin Kershaw (arrangement) & Nick Portlock (arrangement)

video

Holly & the Ivys
285.12/1981

Christmas on 45 by Holly & the Ivys

        

MP3

10

40
UK
[Christmas]
written by traditional  & Reverend George Ratcliffe Woodward

video

Trini Lopez
286.12/1981

Trini Trax by Trini Lopez

        

MP3

6

59
UK
written by Peter van Asten, Richard de Bois, traditional , Stephen Sondheim, Leonard Bernstein, W. Holt, Terry Gilkyson, Frank Miller, Richard Dehr, Hays & Seeger

video

Foster & Allen
287.02/1982

A Bunch of Thyme by Foster & Allen

        

MP3

29

18
UK
written by traditional  & Liam Hurley (arrangement)

video

The Animals
288.09/1982

House of the Rising Sun by The Animals

        

MP3

44

11
UK
[R]
written by traditional 

video

Incantation
289.12/1982

Cacharpaya (Andes Pumpsa Desi) by Incantation

        

MP3

39

12
UK
written by traditional  & Incantation (arrangement)

video

Cliff Richard
290.12/1982

Little Town by Cliff Richard

        

MP3

from Now You See Me - Now You Don't   Now You See Me - Now You Don't 

CD

MP3

44

11
UK
featuring Tony Rivers & Nigel Perrin
[EMI America 8149]
written by traditional  & Chris Eaton

video

Santa Claus & the Christmas Trees
291.12/1982

Singalong-A-Santa by Santa Claus & the Christmas Trees

        

MP3

30

19
UK
[Christmas]
written by traditional 

video

The Singing Sheep
292.12/1982

Baa-Baa Black Sheep by The Singing Sheep

        

MP3

9

42
UK
written by traditional 

video

Runrig
293.01/1983

Loch Lomond by Runrig

        

MP3

3

86
UK
written by traditional 

video

Foster & Allen
294.02/1983

Maggie by Foster & Allen

        

MP3

16

27
UK
written by traditional , Mick Foster (arrangement), Tony Allen (arrangement) & Cassidy (arrangement)

video

Amazulu
295.03/1983

Cairo by Amazulu

        

MP3

from Amazulu   Amazulu 

CD

MP3

3

86
UK
written by traditional 

video

Roger Whittaker & Des O'Connor
296.11/1986

The Skye Boat Song by Roger Whittaker & Des O'Connor

        

MP3

35

10
UK
written by traditional 

video

Snowmen
297.12/1986

Nik Nak Paddy Wak by Snowmen

        

MP3

3

80
UK
written by traditional 

video

The Pogues & the Dubliners
The Irish Rover298.03/1987

The Irish Rover by The Pogues & the Dubliners

        

MP3

41

8
UK
written by traditional 

video

Los Lobos
La Bamba299.06/1987

 ④  La Bamba by Los Lobos

        

MP3

from La Bamba: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack   La Bamba: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack 

CD

MP3

314

✫1
US
4
AC
57
country
11
rock
✫1
UK
[songwriter #4 hit]
[Slash 28336]
written by traditional 
Ritchie Valens
La Bamba300.08/1987

La Bamba by Ritchie Valens

        

MP3

6

49
UK
written by traditional 

video

Mickey Newbury
301.1988

An American Trilogy by Mickey Newbury

        

MP3

from In a New Age    

CD

MP3

1

93
country
[R]
written by traditional  & Mickey Newbury

video

Simple Minds
Belfast Child302.01/1988

Belfast Child by Simple Minds

        

MP3

from Street Fighting Years   Street Fighting Years 

CD

MP3

103

✫1
UK
written by traditional , Jim Kerr, Charlie Burchill & Mick MacNeil
Stuart Anderson
303.05/1989

Bonnie Wee Jeannie McCall by Stuart Anderson

        

MP3

3

80
UK
written by traditional  & Bill Garden (arrangement)

video

Ram Jam
304.02/1990

Black Betty by Ram Jam

        

MP3

from The Very Best of Ram Jam    

CD

MP3

38

13
dance
13
UK
[R]
written by traditional  & Leadbelly (as Lead Belly)

video

Paul McCartney
305.12/1990

All My Trials by Paul McCartney

        

MP3

from Tripping the Live Fantastic: Highlights!    

CD

MP3

12

35
UK
[live]
written by traditional 

video

The Byrds
306.12/1990

Four Dimensions by The Byrds

        

MP3

3

78
UK
written by traditional , Pete Seger, Bob Dylan, Roger McGuinn, Gene Clark & David Crosby

video

Jive Bunny & the Mastermixers
307.12/1990

The Crazy Party Mixes by Jive Bunny & the Mastermixers

        

MP3

32

13
UK
written by traditional , Gioachino Rossini, J.M Black, Katherine Purkis & Arthur De Lulli

video

Union [2°]
308.10/1991

Swing Low (Run with the Ball) by Union [2°]

        

MP3

30

16
UK
featuring England World Cup Squad
written by traditional  & Charlie Skarbek

video

Club Nouveau
309.04/1992

Oh Happy Day by Club Nouveau

        

MP3

from A New Beginnig    

CD

MP3

2

45
R&B
[JVK/Quality 19100]
written by traditional  & Edwin Hawkins

video

Neil Diamond
310.11/1992

Morning Has Broken by Neil Diamond

        

MP3

from The Christmas Album   The Christmas Album 

CD

MP3

13

36
UK
[album cut]
written by traditional  & Eleanor Farjeon

video

Rage
311.05/1993

House of the Rising Sun by Rage

        

MP3

9

41
UK
written by traditional 

video

Daryl Hall & the Sounds of Blackness
312.07/1994

Gloryland by Daryl Hall & the Sounds of Blackness

        

MP3

13

36
UK
written by traditional , Charlie Skarbek & Rick Blaskey

video

Eric Clapton
313.10/1994

Motherless Children by Eric Clapton

        

MP3

from From the Cradle   From the Cradle 

CD

MP3

14

114
US
23
rock
63
UK
aka Motherless Child
written by traditional 
Page and Plant
314.10/1994

Gallows Pole by Page and Plant

        

MP3

from No Quarter: Jimmy Page and Robert Plant Unledded   No Quarter: Jimmy Page and Robert Plant Unledded 

CD

MP3

33

2
rock
35
UK
written by traditional 

video

Rednex
Cotton Eye Joe315.12/1994

Cotton Eye Joe by Rednex

        

MP3

from Sex & Violins   Sex & Violins 

CD

MP3

191

25
US
5
dance
✫1
UK
written by traditional , Janne Ericsson, Örjan Öban Öberg & Pat Reiniz
Enya
316.12/1994

Oíche Chiún (Silent Night) by Enya

        

MP3

2

117
US
[R]
written by traditional , Enya (arrangement) & Nicky Ryan (arrangement)

video

Mannheim Steamroller
317.1995

Deck the Halls by Mannheim Steamroller

        

MP3

2

38
AC
[album cut]
written by traditional 

video

Jeff Carson
318.1995

Santa Got Lost in Texas by Jeff Carson

        

MP3

1

70
country
written by traditional  & Ken Darby

video

The Rankin Family
319.02/1995

Grey Dusk of Eve by The Rankin Family

        

MP3

from Grey Dusk of Eve EP    

CD

MP3

2

111
UK
featuring Liam O'Maonlai
written by David Field, Rankin Family & traditional 

video

Sacred Spirit
Yeha-Noha (Wishes of Happiness and Prosperity)320.04/1995

Yeha-Noha (Wishes of Happiness and Prosperity) by Sacred Spirit

        

MP3

from Chants and Dances of the Native Americans    

CD

MP3

12

13
dance
71
UK
written by traditional 

video

Capercaillie
321.06/1995

Dark Alan (Alein Duinn) by Capercaillie

        

MP3

5

65
UK
written by traditional 

video

Spaghetti Surfers
322.07/1995

Misirlou by Spaghetti Surfers

        

MP3

6

55
UK
written by traditional  & Nick Roubanis

video

Sacred Spirit
323.11/1995

Yeha-Noha (Wishes of Happiness and Prosperity) by Sacred Spirit

        

MP3

from Chants and Dances of the Native Americans    

CD

MP3

12

37
UK
[R]
written by traditional 

video

Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds & PJ Harvey
324.03/1996

Henry Lee by Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds & PJ Harvey

        

MP3

from Murder Ballads   Murder Ballads 

CD

MP3

12

36
UK
written by traditional  & Nick Cave

video

Sacred Spirit
325.03/1996

Winter Ceremony (Tor-Cheney-Nahana) by Sacred Spirit

        

MP3

8

45
UK
written by traditional 

video

Vanessa-Mae
326.10/1996

I'm a Doun for Lack O' Johnnie (A Little Scottish Fantasy) by Vanessa-Mae

        

MP3

from The Classical Album   The Classical Album 

CD

MP3

17

28
UK
[instrumental]
written by traditional 

video

Status Quo
327.11/1996

All Around My Hat by Status Quo

        

MP3

from Don't Stop   Don't Stop 

CD

MP3

7

47
UK
with Maddy Prior
written by traditional 

video

Gary Glitter
328.12/1996

House of the Rising Sun by Gary Glitter

        

MP3

3

81
UK
written by traditional 

video

Shane MacGowan & the Popes
329.12/1996

Christmas Party EP by Shane MacGowan & the Popes

        

MP3

1

101
UK
[Christmas]
written by Shane MacGowan, Chan Romero & traditional 

video

Mike Oldfield
Woman of Ireland330.11/1997

Woman of Ireland by Mike Oldfield

        

MP3

from Voyager   Voyager 

CD

MP3

4

70
UK
[instrumental]
written by traditional 

video

The Tractors
331.1998

Shortenin' Bread by The Tractors

        

MP3

from Farmers in a Changing World   Farmers in a Changing World 

CD

MP3

1

57
country
written by traditional  & James Whitcomb Riley

video

Royal Trux
332.09/1998

Three Song EP: Deafer Than Blind / The United States Vs. One 1974 Cadillac El Dorado S / Run, Shaker Life by Royal Trux

        

MP3

1

189
UK
written by Jennifer Herrema, Neil Hagerty, David Pajo, Jon Theodore, Rian Murphy & traditional 

video

Sham Rock
333.11/1998

Tell Me Ma by Sham Rock

        

MP3

36

13
UK
written by traditional 

video

Garth Brooks
334.1999

Go Tell It on the Mountain by Garth Brooks

        

MP3

from Garth Brooks and the Magic of Christmas   Garth Brooks and the Magic of Christmas 

CD

MP3

1

72
country
written by traditional 

video

Metallica
335.01/1999

Whiskey in the Jar by Metallica

        

MP3

from Garage Inc.   Garage Inc. 

CD

MP3

36

124
US
4
rock
29
UK
[album cut]
written by traditional 
Moby
Run On336.05/1999

Run On by Moby

        

MP3

from Play   Play 

CD

MP3

14

33
UK
written by traditional 
The Chieftains
337.06/1999

I Know My Love by The Chieftains

        

MP3

from Tears of Stone    

CD

MP3

12

37
UK
featuring The Corrs
written by traditional 

video

Cliff Richard
The Millennium Prayer338.11/1999

The Millennium Prayer by Cliff Richard

        

MP3

121

✫1
UK
written by traditional 

video

Kenny G
339.12/1999

Auld Lang Syne (The Millennium Mix) by Kenny G

        

MP3

from Faith: A Holiday Album   Faith: A Holiday Album 

CD

MP3

143

7
US
3
AC
49
country
57
R&B
[instrumental]
written by traditional 
SHeDAISY
Deck the Halls340.12/1999