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Top Songs of 1942

1941 <-1942-> 1943


  

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1.1942

 ①  Moonlight Cocktail by The Glenn Miller Orchestra

        

MP3

340

US ✫1

video

[Bluebird 11401]
written by Kim Gannon & Lucky Roberts
2.1942

 ②  (I've Got a Gal In) Kalamazoo by The Glenn Miller Orchestra

        

MP3

323

US ✫1

video

[Victor 27934]
written by Mack Gordon & Harry Warren
3.11/1942

 ③  There Are Such Things by Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra

        

MP3

307

US ✫1
US R&B 2

video

vocals by Frank Sinatra & The Pied Pipers
[Victor 27974]
written by Stanley Adams, Abel Baer & George W. Meyer
4.10/1942

 ④  White Christmas by Bing Crosby

        

MP3

303

US ✫1
US R&B ✫1
[Academy Award for Best Original Song 1942]
[Decca 23778]
written by Irving Berlin
5.12/1942

 ⑤  I Had the Craziest Dream by Harry James and His Orchestra

        

MP3

297

US ✫1
US R&B 4

video

vocals by Helen Forrest
[Columbia 36659]
written by Harry Warren & Mack Gordon
6.04/1942

Sleepy Lagoon by Harry James and His Orchestra

        

MP3

279

US ✫1

video

written by Eric Coates & Jack Lawrence
7.04/1942

Tangerine by Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra

        

MP3

276

US ✫1

video

vocals by Bob Eberly & Helen O'Connell
written by Victor Schertzinger & Johnny Mercer
8.07/1942

Jingle Jangle Jingle by Kay Kyser and His Orchestra

        

MP3

274

US ✫1

video

vocals by Harry Babbitt
written by Frank Loesser & Joseph J. Lilley
9.01/1942

Blues in the Night (My Mama Done Tol' Me) by Woody Herman and His Orchestra

        

MP3

273

US ✫1

video

written by Harold Arlen & Johnny Mercer
10.1942

A String of Pearls by The Glenn Miller Orchestra

        

MP3

270

US ✫1

video

[Bluebird 11382]
written by Jerry Gray
11.1942

Don't Sit Under the Apple Tree (With Anyone else But Me) by The Glenn Miller Orchestra

        

MP3

266

US ✫1

video

[Bluebird 11474]
written by Charles Tobias (as Charlie Tobias), Lew Brown & Sam H. Stept (as Sam Stept)
12.04/1942

Who Wouldn't Love You by Kay Kyser and His Orchestra

        

MP3

231

US 2

video

written by Bill Carey & Carl Fischer
13.04/1942

Jersey Bounce by Benny Goodman and His Orchestra

        

MP3

229

US 2

video

written by Tiny Bradshaw, Eddie Johnson, Bobby Plater & Buddy Feyne (as Robert B. Wright)
14.1942

Serenade in Blue by The Glenn Miller Orchestra

        

MP3

227

US 2

video

[Victor 27935]
written by Harry Warren & Mack Gordon
15.10/1942

When the Lights Go On Again (All Over the World) by Vaughn Monroe

        

MP3

226

US 2

video

written by Bennie Benjamin, Eddie Seiler & Sol Marcus
16.10/1942

Praise the Lord and Pass the Ammunition! by Kay Kyser and His Orchestra

        

MP3

223

US 2

video

vocals by the Glee Club
written by Frank Loesser
17.02/1942

I Don't Want to Walk without You by Harry James and His Orchestra

        

MP3

223

US 2

video

vocals by Helen Forrest
written by Jule Styne & Frank Loesser
18.09/1942

My Devotion by Charlie Spivak and His Orchestra

        

MP3

221

US 2

video

written by Johnny Napton & Roc Hillman
19.08/1942

He Wears a Pair of Silver Wings by Kay Kyser and His Orchestra

        

MP3

221

US 2

video

vocals by Harry Babbitt
written by Eric Maschwitz & Michael Carr
20.01/1942

I Said No! by Alvino Rey and His Orchestra

        

MP3

220

US 2

video

written by Frank Loesser & Jule Styne
21.11/1942

Mister Five by Five by Harry James and His Orchestra

        

MP3

219

US 2

video

vocals by Helen Forrest
written by Don Raye & Gene De Paul (as Gene DePaul)
22.10/1942

Der Fuehrer's Face by Spike Jones and His City Slickers

        

MP3

197

US 3

video

vocals by Carl Grayson
written by Oliver Wallace
23.07/1942

Just As Though You Were Here by Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra

        

MP3

196

US 3

video

vocals by Frank Sinatra & The Pied Pipers
written by John Benson Brooks & Eddie DeLange (as Edgar De Lange)
24.02/1942

Deep in the Heart of Texas by Alvino Rey and His Orchestra

        

MP3

196

US 3

video

vocals by bill schallen & skeets herfurt
written by Don Swander & June Hershey
25.09/1942

I Left My Heart at the Stage Door Canteen by Swing and Sway with Sammy Kaye

        

MP3

194

US 3

video

vocals by Don Cornell
written by Irving Berlin
26.03/1942

Deep in the Heart of Texas by Bing Crosby

        

MP3

193

US 3

video

[Decca 4162]
written by Don Swander & June Hershey
27.01/1942

Remember Pearl Harbor by Swing and Sway with Sammy Kaye

        

MP3

192

US 3

video

vocals by the Glee Club
written by Sammy Kaye & Don Reid
28.06/1942

One Dozen Roses by Harry James and His Orchestra

        

MP3

188

US 4

video

vocals by Jimmy Saunders
written by Walter Donovan, Dick Jurgens, Al Lewis & Country Washburne
29.07/1942

Jingle Jangle Jingle by The Merry Macs

        

MP3

186

US 4

video

written by Frank Loesser & Joseph J. Lilley
30.02/1942

Blues in the Night by Dinah Shore

        

MP3

185

US 4

video

[Bluebird 11436]
written by Harold Arlen & Johnny Mercer
31.02/1942

Blues in the Night (My Mama Done Tol' Me) (Parts 1 & 2) by Jimmie Lunceford and His Orchestra

        

MP3

183

US 4

video

written by Harold Arlen & Johnny Mercer
32.08/1942

Idaho by Benny Goodman and His Orchestra

        

MP3

182

US 4

video

vocals by Dick Haymes
written by Jesse A. Stone
33.09/1942

Amen by Abe Lyman and His Californians

        

MP3

182

US 4

video

vocals by Rose Blane
written by Roger Segure, Bill Hardy (as William Hardy) & Vic Schoen
34.04/1942

Somebody Else Is Taking My Place by Russ Morgan

        

MP3

179

US 5

video

written by Dick Howard, Bob Ellsworth & Russ Morgan
35.03/1942

Somebody Else Is Taking My Place by Benny Goodman and His Orchestra

        

MP3

177

US 5

video

vocals by Peggy Lee
written by Dick Howard, Bob Ellsworth & Russ Morgan
36.08/1942

Strictly Instrumental by Harry James and His Orchestra

        

MP3

175

US 5

video

written by Edgar Battle, Bennie Benjamin, Sol Marcus & Eddie Seiler
37.09/1942

My Devotion by Vaughn Monroe

        

MP3

172

US 5

video

written by Johnny Napton & Roc Hillman
38.09/1942

Amen by Woody Herman and His Orchestra

        

MP3

172

US 5

video

written by Roger Segure, Bill Hardy & Vic Schoen
39.09/1942

Take Me by Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra

        

MP3

171

US 5

video

vocals by Frank Sinatra
written by Rube Bloom & Mack David
40.10/1942

Strip Polka by Kay Kyser and His Orchestra

        

MP3

171

US 5

video

vocals by Jack Martin & the Glee Club
written by Johnny Mercer
41.1942

(There'll Be Bluebirds Over) The White Cliffs of Dover by The Glenn Miller Orchestra

        

MP3

167

US 6

video

[Bluebird 11397]
written by Walter Kent & Nat Burton
42.10/1942

Strip Polka by The Andrews Sisters

        

MP3

163

US 6

video

written by Johnny Mercer
43.1942

Sweet Eloise by The Glenn Miller Orchestra

        

MP3

163

US 7

video

[Bluebird 27879]
written by Mack David & Russ Morgan
44.1942

Skylark by The Glenn Miller Orchestra

        

MP3

161

US 7

video

[Bluebird 11462]
written by Hoagy Carmichael & Johnny Mercer
45.1942

Juke Box Saturday Night by The Glenn Miller Orchestra

        

MP3

160

US 7

video

[Victor 1509]
written by Al Stillman (as Albert Stillman) & Paul McGrane
46.1942

Everything I Love by The Glenn Miller Orchestra

        

MP3

159

US 7

video

vocal by Ray Eberle
[Bluebird 11365]
written by Cole Porter
47.12/1942

Mr. Five by Five by Freddie Slack and His Orchestra

        

MP3

157

US 10
US R&B ✫1

video

written by Don Raye & Gene De Paul (as Gene DePaul)
48.09/1942

Strip Polka by Johnny Mercer

        

MP3

156

US 7

video

[Capitol 103]
written by Johnny Mercer
49.03/1942

Deep in the Heart of Texas by Horace Heidt and His Musical Knights

        

MP3

154

US 7

video

written by Don Swander & June Hershey
50.01/1942

(There'll Be Bluebirds Over) The White Cliffs of Dover by Kay Kyser and His Orchestra

        

MP3

153

US 7

video

vocals by Harry Babbitt
written by Walter Kent & Nat Burton
51.08/1942

Cow-Cow Boogie by Freddie Slack and His Orchestra

        

MP3

151

US 9
US R&B 6

video

written by Don Raye, Benny Carter & Gene De Paul (as Gene DePaul)
52.06/1942

One Dozen Roses by Dinah Shore

        

MP3

145

US 8

video

[Victor 27881]
written by Walter Donovan, Dick Jurgens, Al Lewis & Country Washburne
53.11/1942

Praise the Lord and Pass the Ammunition! by The Merry Macs

        

MP3

144

US 8

video

written by Frank Loesser
54.02/1942

Rose O'Day (The Filla-Ga-Dusha Song) by Kate Smith

        

MP3

143

US 8

video

written by Al Lewis & Charles Tobias
55.06/1942

One Dozen Roses by Glen Gray and the Casa Loma Orchestra

        

MP3

143

US 8

video

vocals by Pee Wee Hunt
written by Walter Donovan, Dick Jurgens, Al Lewis & Country Washburne
56.03/1942

Miss You by Dinah Shore

        

MP3

143

US 8

video

[Victor 11322]
written by Charles Tobias, Henry Tobias & Harry Tobias
57.06/1942

Johnny Doughboy Found a Rose in Ireland by Kay Kyser and His Orchestra

        

MP3

143

US 8

video

written by Al Goodhart & Kay Twomey
58.1942

At Last by The Glenn Miller Orchestra

        

MP3

143

US 9

video

[Victor 27934]
written by Harry Warren & Mack Gordon
59.01/1942

This Is No Laughing Matter by Charlie Spivak and His Orchestra

        

MP3

142

US 8

video

vocals by Garry Stevens & the Stardusters
written by Buddy Kaye & Al Frisch
60.09/1942

Strip Polka by Alvino Rey and His Orchestra

        

MP3

142

US 8

video

vocals by the Four King Sisters
written by Johnny Mercer
61.09/1942

I Left My Heart at the Stage Door Canteen by Charlie Spivak and His Orchestra

        

MP3

142

US 8

video

written by Irving Berlin
62.01/1942

Tonight We Love by Freddy Martin and His Orchestra

        

MP3

141

US 8

video

vocals by Clyde Rogers
written by Bobby Worth
63.03/1942

Blues in the Night (My Mama Done Tol' Me) by Cab Calloway

        

MP3

141

US 8

video

as Cab Calloway & His Orchestra
dizzy gillespie on trumpet
written by Harold Arlen & Johnny Mercer
64.03/1942

A Zoot Suit (For My Sunday Gal) by Kay Kyser and His Orchestra

        

MP3

141

US 8

video

vocals by Sully Mason
written by L. Wolfe Gilbert & Bob O'Brien
65.06/1942

Miss You by Bing Crosby

        

MP3

135

US 9

video

[Decca 4183]
written by Charles Tobias, Henry Tobias & Harry Tobias
66.11/1942

Manhattan Serenade by Harry James and His Orchestra

        

MP3

135

US 9

video

vocals by Helen Forrest
written by Louis Alter & Harold Adamson
67.06/1942

Johnny Doughboy Found a Rose in Ireland by Guy Lombardo and His Royal Canadians

        

MP3

135

US 9

video

vocals by Kenny Gardner
written by Al Goodhart & Kay Twomey
68.06/1942

Jersey Bounce by Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra

        

MP3

135

US 9

video

written by Tiny Bradshaw, Eddie Johnson, Bobby Plater & Buddy Feyne (as Robert B. Wright)
69.04/1942

I Remember You by Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra

        

MP3

135

US 9

video

vocals by Bob Eberly; hit for Ada Jones in 1909
written by Johnny Mercer & Victor Schertzinger
70.04/1942

I Don't Want to Walk without You by Bing Crosby

        

MP3

135

US 9

video

[Decca 4184]
written by Jule Styne & Frank Loesser
71.10/1942

He's My Guy by Harry James and His Orchestra

        

MP3

135

US 9

video

vocals by Helen Forrest
written by Don Raye & Gene De Paul (as Gene DePaul)
72.02/1942

(There'll Be Bluebirds Over) The White Cliffs of Dover by Kate Smith

        

MP3

135

US 9

video

written by Walter Kent & Nat Burton
73.1942

Always in My Heart by The Glenn Miller Orchestra

        

MP3

133

US 10

video

vocal by Ray Eberle
[Bluebird 11438]
written by Kim Gannon & Manny Lecouna
74.11/1942

Daybreak by Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra

        

MP3

131

US 10

video

vocals by Frank Sinatra
written by Ferde Grofé & Harold Adamson
75.08/1942

Take Me by Benny Goodman and His Orchestra

        

MP3

130

US 10

video

vocals by Dick Haymes
written by Rube Bloom & Mack David
76.08/1942

My Devotion by Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra

        

MP3

130

US 10

video

vocals by Bob Eberly
written by Johnny Napton & Roc Hillman
77.01/1942

I Said No by Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra

        

MP3

130

US 10

video

vocals by Bob Eberly & Helen O'Connell
written by Frank Loesser & Jule Styne
78.12/1942

Dearly Beloved by Dinah Shore

        

MP3

130

US 10

video

[Victor 27970]
written by Johnny Mercer & Jerome Kern
79.12/1942

When the Lights Go On Again (All Over the World) by Lucky Millinder and His Orchestra

        

MP3

97

US 14
US R&B ✫1

video

vocals by Trevor Bacon
[Decca 18496]
written by Bennie Benjamin, Eddie Seiler & Sol Marcus
80.09/1942

My Devotion by The Four King Sisters

        

MP3

74

US 13

video

written by Johnny Napton & Roc Hillman
81.12/1942

Brazil (Aquarela Do Brasil) by Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra

        

MP3

74

US 17
US R&B 8

video

vocals by Bob Eberly
[Decca 18460]
written by Ary Barroso & Bob Russell
82.09/1942

Be Careful It's My Heart by Bing Crosby

        

MP3

74

US 14

video

[Decca 18424]
written by Irving Berlin
83.1942

Trav'lin' Light by Paul Whiteman & His Orchestra

        

MP3

73

US 23
US R&B ✫1

video

[Capitol 116]
written by James "Trummy" Young, Jimmy Mundy (as James Mundy) & Johnny Mercer
84.06/1942

Johnny Doughboy Found a Rose in Ireland by Kenny Baker

        

MP3

72

US 14

video

written by Al Goodhart & Kay Twomey
85.03/1942

Deep in the Heart of Texas by The Merry Macs

        

MP3

71

US 14

video

written by Don Swander & June Hershey
86.11/1942

Dearly Beloved by Johnnie Johnston

        

MP3

71

US 15

video

[Capitol 120]
written by Johnny Mercer & Jerome Kern
87.10/1942

Manhattan Serenade by Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra

        

MP3

69

US 15

video

vocals by Jo Stafford
written by Louis Alter & Harold Adamson
88.03/1942

I Don't Want to Walk without You by Dinah Shore

        

MP3

69

US 15

video

[Bluebird 11423]
written by Jule Styne & Frank Loesser
89.08/1942

Be Careful, It's My Heart by Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra

        

MP3

69

US 15

video

vocals by Frank Sinatra
written by Irving Berlin
90.1942

American Patrol by The Glenn Miller Orchestra

        

MP3

68

US 15

video

[Victor 27873]
written by Frank W. Meacham
91.1942

The Story of a Starry Night by The Glenn Miller Orchestra

        

MP3

67

US 15

video

[Bluebird 14462]
written by Al Hoffman, Manny Curtis (as Mann Curtis) & Jerry Livingston
92.08/1942

Idaho by Alvino Rey and His Orchestra

        

MP3

66

US 16

video

written by Jesse A. Stone
93.01/1942

(There'll Be Blue Birds Over) The White Cliffs of Dover by Swing and Sway with Sammy Kaye

        

MP3

66

US 16

video

vocals by Arthur Wright and Choir
written by Walter Kent & Nat Burton
94.05/1942

Skylark by Harry James and His Orchestra

        

MP3

65

US 16

video

vocals by Helen Forrest
written by Hoagy Carmichael & Johnny Mercer
95.02/1942

How About You? by Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra

        

MP3

65

US 16

video

vocals by Frank Sinatra
96.05/1942

By the Light of the Silv'ry Moon by Ray Noble and His Orchestra

        

MP3

65

US 16

video

vocals by Snooky Lanson
written by Gus Edwards & Edward Madden
97.12/1942

A Touch of Texas by Freddy Martin and His Orchestra

        

MP3

65

US 16

video

vocals by Eddie Stone & Glenn Hughes
written by Frank Loesser & Jimmy McHugh
98.11/1942

White Christmas by Gordon Jenkins and His Orchestra

        

MP3

64

US 16

video

vocals by Bob Carroll
written by Irving Berlin
99.06/1942

Johnny Doughboy Found a Rose in Ireland by Freddy Martin and His Orchestra

        

MP3

64

US 16

video

vocals by Clyde Rogers
written by Al Goodhart & Kay Twomey
100.07/1942

This Is Worth Fighting For by Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra

        

MP3

64

US 17

video

vocals by Bob Eberly
written by Eddie DeLange & Sam H. Stept (as Sam Stept)

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