1 9 4 0  -  1 9 4 9  
   
   
   
  position apc-rank performer title year apc-peak  
  1 1922 GLENN MILLER IN THE MOOD 1940 830  
  2 1963 TINO ROSSI PETIT PAPA NOEL 1946 1154  
  3 2510 BING CROSBY WHITE CHRISTMAS 1942 700  
  4 6849 MILLS BROTHERS, THE PAPER DOLL 1943 2876  
  5 7274 ANDREWS SISTERS, THE I CAN DREAM, CAN'T I? 1949 3161  
  6 7609 BING CROSBY & THE ANDREWS SISTERS DON'T FENCE ME IN 1944 3438  
  7 7665 ANDREWS SISTERS, THE RUM AND COCA-COLA 1944 3487  
  8 7727 PERRY COMO CATCH A FALLING STAR 1943 3712  
  9 7747 BING CROSBY OH WHAT A BEAUTIFUL MORNING 1943 3568  
  10 7761 BING CROSBY PEOPLE WILL SAY WE'RE IN LOVE 1943 3576  
  11 7765 BING CROSBY I'LL BE HOME FOR CHRISTMAS 1943 3544  
  12 7886 FRANK SINATRA FIVE MINUTES MORE 1946 3694  
  13 7948 BING CROSBY & THE ANDREWS SISTERS JINGLE BELLS 1943 3629  
  14 8034 BING CROSBY SUNDAY, MONDAY OR ALWAYS 1943 3785  
  15 8081 BING CROSBY SWINGING ON A STAR 1944 3811  
  16 8144 BING CROSBY I'LL BE SEEING YOU 1944 3859  
  17 8189 BING CROSBY & THE JESTERS MCNAMARA'S BAND 1945 3835  
  18 8216 TOMMY DORSEY & FRANK SINATRA I'LL NEVER SMILE AGAIN 1940 3817  
  19 8235 FRANK SINATRA WHITE CHRISTMAS 1944 3795  
  20 8239 MARLENE DIETRICH LILI MARLENE 1944 3843  
  21 8426 TOMMY DORSEY & FRANK SINATRA THERE ARE SUCH THINGS 1943 4054  
  22 8485 BING CROSBY I LOVE YOU 1944 4103  
  23 8572 BING CROSBY & THE ANDREWS SISTERS SOUTH AMERICA, TAKE IT AWAY 1946 4162  
  24 8603 BING CROSBY NOW IS THE HOUR (THAT WE MUST SAY GOODBYE) 1948 4176  
  25 8607 BING CROSBY ONLY FOREVER 1940 4217  
  26 8678 HARRY JAMES & FRANK SINATRA ALL OR NOTHING AT ALL 1943 4272  
  27 8825 PERRY COMO I'M GONNA LOVE THAT GAL 1945 4345  
  28 8924 FRANK SINATRA I COULDN'T SLEEP A WINK LAST NIGHT 1944 4413  
  29 9144 FRANK SINATRA A LOVELY WAY TO SPEND AN EVENING 1944 4619  
  30 9266 PERRY COMO THEY SAY IT'S WONDERFUL 1946 4642  
  31 9335 PERRY COMO TILL THE END OF TIME 1945 4723  
  32 9365 PERRY COMO LONG AGO AND FAR AWAY 1944 4794  
  33 9490 GUY LOMBARDO & THE ANDREWS SISTERS CHRISTMAS ISLAND 1946 4953  
  34 9510 VAUGHN MONROE RIDERS IN THE SKY 1949 4862  
  35 9636 PERRY COMO I'M ALWAYS CHASING RAINBOWS 1945 5003  
  36 9984 PERRY COMO IF I LOVED YOU 1945 5251  
  37 10047 PERRY COMO SOME ENCHANTED EVENING 1949 5448  
  38 10150 LES BROWN & DORIS DAY SENTIMENTAL JOURNEY 1945 5301  
  39 10208 ANDREWS SISTERS, THE STRIP POLKA 1942 5555  
  40 10586 INK SPOTS, THE MAYBE 1940 5834  
  41 10681 FRANKIE LAINE THAT LUCKY OLD SUN 1949 5728  
  42 10841 HARRY JAMES & DICK HAYMES I'LL GET BY 1944 5842  
  43 10929 HARRY JAMES YOU MADE ME LOVE YOU 1941 6103  
  44 11147 FRANKIE LAINE THAT'S MY DESIRE 1947 6047  
  45 11251 GLENN MILLER I'VE GOT A GAL IN KALAMAZOO 1942 6065  
  46 11581 HARRY JAMES BY THE SLEEPY LAGOON 1941 6275  
  47 11782 VAUGHN MONROE THERE! I'VE SAID IT AGAIN 1945 6395  
  48 11830 HARRY JAMES IT'S BEEN A LONG LONG TIME 1945 6428  
  49 11882 VAUGHN MONROE LET IT SNOW! LET IT SNOW! LET IT SNOW! 1946 6456  
  50 11894 GLENN MILLER AMERICAN PATROL 1942 6707  
  51 11978 DICK HAYMES LITTLE WHITE LIES 1948 6514  
  52 12032 FRANKIE LAINE MULE TRAIN 1949 6549  
  53 12135 HARRY JAMES EASTER PARADE 1942 6840  
  54 12194 HARRY JAMES I HAD THE CRAZIEST DREAM 1943 6879  
  55 12213 GLENN MILLER CHATTANOOGA CHOO-CHOO 1941 6634  
  56 12261 GLENN MILLER MOONLIGHT COCKTAIL 1942 6660  
  57 12469 VAUGHN MONROE BALLERINA 1947 6779  
  58 12505 DICK HAYMES THE MORE I SEE YOU 1945 6894  
  59 12576 JIMMY DORSEY I HEAR A RHAPSODY 1941 6853  
  60 12817 GLENN MILLER ELMER'S TUNE 1941 6954  
  61 12901 DICK HAYMES YOU'LL NEVER KNOW 1943 7011  
  62 12990 FRANK SINATRA NANCY (WITH THE LAUGHING FACE) 1945 7042  
  63 13161 JIMMY DORSEY GREEN EYES 1941 7142  
  64 13205 JIMMY DORSEY BRAZIL 1943 7494  
  65 13219 KAY KYSER STRIP POLKA 1942 7191  
  66 13340 KAY KYSER PRAISE THE LORD AND PASS THE AMMUNITION 1942 7250  
  67 13514 KAY KYSER JINGLE, JANGLE, JINGLE 1942 7334  
  68 13603 JIMMY DORSEY BESAME MUCHO (KISS ME) 1943 7380  
  69 13689 TENNESSEE ERNIE FORD MULE TRAIN 1949 7764  
  70 13724 KAY KYSER ON A SLOW BOAT TO CHINA 1948 7492  
  71 13954 KAY KYSER WHO WOULDN'T LOVE YOU 1942 7927  
  72 13968 ARTIE SHAW FRENESI 1940 7564  
  73 14002 EVELYN KNIGHT A LITTLE BIRD TOLD ME 1949 7684  
  74 14119 JIMMY DORSEY MARIA ELENA 1941 7757  
  75 14166 SPIKE JONES DER FÜHRER'S FACE 1942 8082  
  76 14315 JIMMY DORSEY AMAPOLA 1941 7779  
  77 14348 KAY KYSER THE WOODY WOODPECKER SONG 1948 8186  
  78 14451 RAY NOBLE BY THE LIGHT OF THE SILVERY MOON 1941 8249  
  79 14596 PEGGY LEE GOLDEN EARRINGS 1948 8010  
  80 14725 BENNY GOODMAN JERSEY BOUNCE 1942 8044  
  81 14797 ANDREWS SISTERS, THE SOUTH AMERICAN WAY 1949 8501  
  82 14940 SPIKE JONES COCKTAILS FOR TWO 1945 8219  
  83 14972 JIMMY DORSEY TANGERINE 1942 8166  
  84 15287 PIED PIPERS, THE DREAM 1945 8335  
  85 15373 DINAH SHORE I'LL WALK ALONE 1944 8375  
  86 15489 FRANCIS CRAIG NEAR YOU 1947 8438  
  87 15598 AL DEXTER & HIS TROOPERS PISTOL PACKIN' MAMA 1943 8499  
  88 15638 CARMEN CAVALLARO CHOPIN POLONAISE (TILL THE END OF TIME) 1945 8649  
  89 15671 BENNY GOODMAN SYMPHONY 1946 8571  
  90 15790 PEGGY LEE MAÑAÑA (IS SOON ENOUGH FOR ME) 1948 8631  
  91 15866 NAT KING COLE NATURE BOY 1948 8680  
  92 16006 DINAH SHORE BUTTONS AND BOWS 1948 8750  
  93 16043 INK SPOTS, THE TO EACH HIS OWN 1946 8680  
  94 16268 PERRY COMO PRISONER OF LOVE 1946 8692  
  95 16434 DUSTY FLETCHER OPEN THE DOOR RICHARD 1947 8715  
  96 16466 EDDIE HOWARD TO EACH HIS OWN 1946 8679  
  97 16814 FREDDY MARTIN TONIGHT WE LOVE 1942 8565  
  98 16915 EVELYN KNIGHT BUTTONS AND BOWS 1948 9673  
  99 16993 ARTHUR GODFREY TOO FAT POLKA 1947 8721  
  100 17639 MARGARET WHITING & JIMMY WAKELY SLIPPING AROUND 1949 8759  
  101 17883 ELTON BRITT THERE'S A STAR SPANGLED BANNER WAVING SOMEWHERE 1943 8601  
  102 17950 BING CROSBY TOO-RA-LOO-RA-LOO-RAL (AN IRISH LULLABY) 1944 9123  
  103 17955 ARTHUR GODFREY FOR ME AND MY GAL 1947 8720  
  104 18251 BING CROSBY & THE ANDREWS SISTERS PISTOL PACKIN' MAMA 1943 9125  
  105 18272 BING CROSBY THE WHIFFENPOOF SONG 1947 9135  
  106 18306 BING CROSBY RIDERS IN THE SKY 1949 9142  
  107 18314 JACK SMITH & CLARK SISTERS YOU CALL EVERYBODY DARLING 1947 8725  
  108 18566 GENE AUTRY RUDOLPH THE REDNOSED REINDEER 1949 8757  
  109 18814 BING CROSBY THE DAY AFTER FOREVER 1944 9136  
  110 18954 SPIKE JONES ALL I WANT FOR CHRISTMAS (IS MY TWO FRONT TEETH) 1948 8747  
  111 19029 BING CROSBY GOING MY WAY 1944 9130  
  112 19097 BING CROSBY THE BELLS OF ST. MARY'S 1945 9137  
  113 19236 RUSS MORGAN CRUISING DOWN THE RIVER 1949 8756  
  114 19386 BING CROSBY MOONLIGHT BECOMES YOU 1942 8621  
  115 19426 LES BROWN & DORIS DAY MY DREAMS ARE GETTING BETTER ALL THE TIME 1945 8657  
  116 19521 JOHNNY MERCER & THE PIED PIPER CANDY 1945 8666  
  117 19530 FRANKIE CARLE OH, WHAT IT SEEMED TO BE 1946 8699  
  118 19588 AL JOLSON THE ANNIVERSARY SONG 1946 8740  
  119 19597 SAMMY KAYE THE OLD LAMPLIGHTER 1946 8704  
  120 19634 BING CROSBY FAR AWAY PLACES 1948 9140  
  121 19694 BLUE BARRON CRUISING DOWN THE RIVER 1949 11077  
  122 19740 PERRY COMO FOREVER AND EVER 1949 9585  
  123 19741 BING CROSBY SEPTEMBER SONG 1948 9134  
  124 19744 HARMONICATS, THE PEG O' MY HEART 1947 8730  
  125 19826 ART MOONEY I'M LOOKING OVER A FOUR LEAF CLOVER 1948 8745  
  126 19868 MARGARET WHITING A TREE IN THE MEADOW 1948 8746  
  127 19871 BING CROSBY BEGIN THE BEGUINE 1944 9127  
  128 19888 KEN GRIFFIN YOU CAN'T BE TRUE, DEAR 1948 8750  
  129 19891 MILLS BROTHERS, THE YOU ALWAYS HURT THE ONE YOU LOVE 1944 8633  
  130 19901 VIC DAMONE YOU'RE BREAKING MY HEART (LA MATTINATA) 1949 8764  
  131   BING CROSBY & THE ANDREWS SISTERS GO WEST YOUNG MAN 1949 9141  
  132   SAMMY KAYE DADDY 1941 8576  
  133   BING CROSBY BLUE SKIES 1949 9138  
  134   WILLY ALBERTI IK ZING DIT LIED VOOR JOU ALLEEN 1946 11372  
  135   BING CROSBY I'LL TAKE YOU HOME AGAIN, KATHLEEN 1947 9133  
  136   GLEN GRAY MY HEART TELLS ME 1944 8642  
  137   HORACE HEIDT & MUSICAL KNIGHTS DEEP IN THE HEART OF TEXAS 1942 8563  
  138   KATE SMITH ROSE O'DAY (THE FILLA-DA-GUSHA SONG) 1942 8577  
  139   ANDREWS SISTERS, THE TOOLIE-OOLIE-DOOLIE (THE YODEL POLKA) 1948 9676  
  140   FRANK SINATRA TIME AFTER TIME 1947 9325  
  141   BUDDY CLARK & RAY NOBLE LINDA 1947 8735  
  142   TED WEEMS HEARTACHES 1947 8736  
  143   ART LUND MAM'SELLE 1947 8738  
  144   GLEN GRAY MY SHINING HOUR 1944 8645  
  145   RUSS MORGAN FOREVER AND EVER 1949 8765  
  146   PERRY COMO FAR AWAY PLACES 1949 9581  
  147   WOODY HERMAN LAURA 1945 8674  
  148   PERRY COMO SURRENDER 1946 9571  
  149   DAVID ROSE HOLIDAY FOR STRINGS 1944 8640  
  150   BING CROSBY MY MOTHER'S WALTZ 1944 9132  
  151   JOHNNY MERCER & THE PIED PIPER ON THE ATCHISON, TOPEKA, AND SANTA FÉ 1945 8658  
  152   TEX BENEKE A GAL IN CALICO 1947 8737  
  153   LOUIS JORDAN AND HIS TYMPANY FIVE CHOO CHOO CH'BOOGIE 1946 8705  
  154   TEX WILLIAMS SMOKE SMOKE SMOKE THAT CIGARETTE 1947 8726  
  155   VIC DAMONE AGAIN 1949 8769  
  156   GUY LOMBARDO HUMORESQUE 1946 8714  
  157   ANDREWS SISTERS, THE UNDERNEATH THE ARCHES 1948 9679  
  158   GENE AUTRY HERE COMES SANTA CLAUS 1947 8732  
  159   ANDREWS SISTERS, THE RUMOURS ARE FLYING 1946 9674  
  160   FRANK SINATRA SWEET LORRAINE 1949 9333  
  161   TOMMY DORSEY & SENTIMENTALISTS ON THE SUNNY SIDE OF THE STREET 1945 8651  
  162   FRANK SINATRA A LITTLE LEARNIN' IS A DANGEROUS THING (PART I) 1949 9337  
  163   FRANK SINATRA MY DARLING, MY DARLING 1949 9335  
  164   FRANK SINATRA MY COUSSIN LOUELLA 1948 9329  
  165   ANDREWS SISTERS, THE YOU CALL EVERYBODY DARLING 1948 9678  
  166   FRANK SINATRA ONCE IN LOVE WITH AMY 1949 9338  
  167   FRANK SINATRA A LITTLE BIRD TOLD ME 1949 9336  
  168   FRANK SINATRA WHAT MAKES THE SUN SET? 1949 9334  
  169   FRANK SINATRA THE WHIFFENPOOF SONG 1948 9331  
  170   FRANK SINATRA WHAT'LL I DO 1948 9328  
  171   FRANK SINATRA STELLA BY STARLIGHT 1948 9332  
  172   FRANK SINATRA YOU ARE SO WORTH THE WAITING FOR 1948 9330  
  173   FRANK SINATRA SOMEONE TO WATCH OVER ME 1947 9327  
  174   FRANK SINATRA TRY A LITTLE TENDERNESS 1947 9326  
  175   FRANK SINATRA KISS ME AGAIN 1947 9323  
  176   FRANK SINATRA CLOSE TO YOU 1947 9324  
  177   FRANK SINATRA BRAHMS LULLABY 1947 9322  
  178   FRANK SINATRA & TOMMY DORSEY'S ORCHESTRA WITHOUT A SONG 1946 9321  
  179   FRANK SINATRA SHE'S FUNNY THAT WAY 1946 9320  
  180   FRANK SINATRA THE CHARM OF YOU 1946 9319  
  181   FRANK SINATRA THE HOUSE I LIVE IN 1946 9318  
  182   BING CROSBY A FRIEND OF YOURS 1944 9128  
  183   HARRY JAMES I'VE HEARD THAT SONG BEFORE 1942 8616  
  184   ELLA FITZGERALD & THE INK SPOTS INTO EACH LIFE SOME RAIN MUST FALL 1944 8647  
  185   INK SPOTS, THE THE GYPSY 1946 8711  
  186   EDDY ARNOLD BOUQUET OF ROSES 1948 8754  
  187   PEE WEE HUNT 12TH STREET RAG 1948 8751  
  188   HANK WILLIAMS LOVESICK BLUES 1949 8772  
  189   RUSS MORGAN SO TIRED 1949 8773  
  190   EDDIE CHRISTIANI ZONNIG MADEIRA 1947 9471  
  191   EDDIE CHRISTIANI DONNA RIA 1949 9482  
  192   DICK HAYMES MAYBE IT'S BECAUSE 1949 12756  
  193   EDDIE CHRISTIANI ZONDER JOU 1947 9474  
  194   EDDIE CHRISTIANI TSJOE, TSJOE, BONNIE BEE 1948 9480  
  195   EDDIE CHRISTIANI IK ZIE DE ZON 1944 9477  
  196   EDDIE CHRISTIANI OP DE WOELIGE BAREN 1948 9479  
  197   EDDIE CHRISTIANI MARIANDEL 1948 9476  
  198   EDDIE CHRISTIANI SPAANSE LIEFDESGESCHIEDENIS 'CHIQUITA' 1948 9478  
  199   EDDIE CHRISTIANI ZING VAN 'YIPPIE YIPPIE YEE' 1948 9481  
  200   EDDIE CHRISTIANI VANAVOND 1947 9472  
               
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