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1940

Top Pop Hits of 1940
by Alex Cosper

GLENN MILLER & HIS ORCHESTRA - In The Mood
ARTIE SHAW & HIS ORCHESTRA - Frenesi
TOMMY DORSEY & HIS ORCHESTRA featuring Frank Sinatra - I'll Never Smile Again
INK SPOTS - We Three (My Echo, My Shadow & Me)
BING CROSBY - Trade Winds
GLENN MILLER & HIS ORCHESTRA - When You Wish Upon A Star
JIMMY DORSEY & HIS ORCHESTRA - The Breeze & I
BOB WILLS & HIS TEXAS PLAYBOYS - New San Antonio Rose
GLENN MILLER & HIS ORCHESTRA - Tuxedo Junction
GLENN MILLER & HIS ORCHESTRA - The Woodpecker Song
ANDREWS SISTERS - Ferryboat Serenade
GLENN MILLER & HIS ORCHESTRA - Careless
TOMMY DORSEY & HIS ORCHESTRA - Indian Summer
BING CROSBY - Sierra Sue
INK SPOTS - Maybe
WILL BRADLEY & HIS ORCHESTRA - Beat Me Daddy, Eight To the Bar
JUDY GARLAND - I'm Nobody's Baby
BING CROSBY - Only Forever
BENNY GOODMAN & HIS ORCHESTRA - Darn That Dream
ANDREWS SISTERS - Beat Me Daddy, Eight To the Bar
INK SPOTS - Whispering Grass (Don't Tell the Trees)
GLENN MILLER & HIS ORCHESTRA - Pennsylvania 6-5000
CHARLIE BARNET & HIS ORCHESTRA - Where Was I?
BILL MONROE - Muel Skinner Blues
BOB CROSBY & HIS ORCHESTRA - Down Argentina Way
TOMMY DORSEY & HIS ORCHESTRA - All the Things You Are
GLENN MILLER & HIS ORCHESTRA - Blueberry Hill
ANDREWS SISTERS - The Woodpecker Song
CARSON ROBISON - South of the Border (Down Mexico Way)
MITCHELL AYRES & HIS FASHIONS IN MUSIC - Make Believe Island
FRANK PROFFITT - Tom Dooley
DICK JURGENS & HIS ORCHESTRA - In an Old Dutch Garden (By an Old Dutch Mill)
CONNEE BOSWELL - On the Isle Of May
BING CROSBY - April Played the Fiddle
ORRIN TUCKER & HIS ORCHESTRA - At The Balalaika
BENNY GOODMAN & HIS ORCHESTRA - How High The Moon
DICK JURGENS & HIS ORCHESTRA - Careless
GLENN MILLER & HIS ORCHESTRA - A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square
KATE SMITH - God Bless America (reissue)
ANDREWS SISTERS - Say "Si Si" (Para Vigo Me Voy)
VAUGHN MONROE - There I Go
INK SPOTS - Java Jive
JOE LOSS ORCHESTRA - Beer Barrel Polka
BING CROSBY - The Singing Hills
ART TATUM - Sweet Lorraine
ELLA FITZGERALD - Five O'Clock Whistle
TONY MARTIN - It's a Blue World
GLENN MILLER & HIS ORCHESTRA - When the Swallows Come Back To Capistrano
TOMMY DORSEY & HIS ORCHESTRA - We Three
GLENN MILLER & HIS ORCHESTRA - Fools Rush In (Where Angels Fear to Tread)
JOE LOSS ORCHESTRA - Blue Orchid
GLENN MILLER & HIS ORCHESTRA - The Nearness of You
ANDREWS SISTERS - Rhumboogie
MITCHELL AYRES & HIS FASHIONS IN MUSIC - Playmates
BOB CHESTER & HIS ORCHESTRA - Practice Makes Perfect
BING CROSBY - I'm Too Romantic
DICK JURGENS & HIS ORCHESTRA - Cecilia
TOMMY DORSEY & HIS ORCHESTRA - Trade Winds
GLENN MILLER & HIS ORCHESTRA - Say It
BENNY GOODMAN & HIS ORCHESTRA - I Can't Love You Any More (Any More Than I Do)
INK SPOTS - When the Swallows Come Back to Capistrano
DICK JURGENS & HIS ORCHESTRA - Bluebirds In The Moonlight
GLENN MILLER & HIS ORCHESTRA - Five O'Clock Whistle
SAMMY KAYE & HIS ORCHESTRA - Let There Be Love
KAI KAISER & HIS ORCHESTRA - Playmates
JOE LIGGINS - When You Wish Upon a Star
GLENN MILLER & HIS ORCHESTRA - Shake Down The Stars
DICK TODD - The Gaucho Serenade
ORRIN TUCKER & HIS ORCHESTRA - Stop! It's Wonderful
BUKKA WHITE - Fixing To Die Blues
JOE LOSS ORCHESTRA - The Spitfire Song
SHEP FIELDS & HIS RIPPLING RHYTHM - Down Argentina Way
KATE SMITH - The Woodpecker Song
TOMMY DORSEY & HIS ORCHESTRA - Our Love Affair
GLENN MILLER & HIS ORCHESTRA - When the Shallows Come Back to Capistrano
KAY KYSER & HIS ORCHESTRA - Imagination
GLENN MILLER & HIS ORCHESTRA - Imagination
TOMMY DORSEY & FRANK SINATRA - Say 'Si Si' (Para Vigo Me Voy)
CHARLIE BARNET & HIS ORCHESTRA - Pompton Turnpike
JOE LOSS ORCHESTRA - Till the Lights of London Shine Again
FRANCISCO ALVES - Dama das Camelias
GLENN MILLER & HIS ORCHESTRA - Boog It
BING CROSBY - I Haven't Time To Be a Millionaire
JIMMY DORSEY & HIS ORCHESTRA - Six Lessons From Madame La Zonga
CLIFF EDWARDS - When You Wish Upon a Star
GLEN GRAY & HIS CASA LOMA ORCHESTRA - A Lover's Lullaby
ERSKINE HAWKINS & HIS ORCHESTRA - Tuxedo Junction
JAN SAVITT & HIS ORCHESTRA - Make Believe Island
FATS WALLER - Little Curly Hair In a High Chair
MITCHELL AYRES & HIS FASHIONS IN MUSIC - I Give You My Word
AMBROSE & HIS ORCHESTRA - South of the Border (Down Mexico Way)
DUKE ELLINGTON & HIS FAMOUS ORCHESTRA - Ko Ko
KAI KAISER & HIS ORCHESTRA - Blue Love Bird
TOMMY DORSEY & HIS ORCHESTRA - I've Got My Eyes On You
BING CROSBY & THE ANDREWS SISTERS - Yodelin' Jive
DICK ROBERTSON & HIS ORCHETRA - Ma (He's Making Eyes at Me)
TOMMY DORSEY & HIS ORCHESTRA featuring FRANK SINATRA - Our Love Affair
BUKKA WHITE - Special Stream Line
DICK JURGENS & HIS ORCHESTRA - One Love Affair
TOMMY DORSEY & HIS ORCHESTRA - Only Forever
ANDREWS SISTERS - Chico's Love Song
GLENN MILLER & HIS ORCHESTRA - I'm Stepping Out with a Memory Tonight
KAI KAISER & HIS ORCHESTRA - With the Wind and the Rain In Your Hair
ORLANDO SILVA - Suplica
CHARLIE BARNETT & HIS ORCHESTRA - It's a Wonderful World
MITCHELL AYRES & HIS FASHIONS IN MUSIC - Two Dreams Met
COUNT BASIE & HIS ORCHESTRA - Easy Does It
ERSKINE HAWKINS & HIS ORCHESTRA - Dolemite
GLENN MILLER & HIS ORCHESTRA - Our Love Affair
EDITH PIAF - L'accordeoniste
KAI KAISER & HIS ORCHESTRA - You, You Darlin'
TOMMY DORSEY & HIS ORCHESTRA - You're Lonely and I'm Lonely
BING CROSBY - That's For Me
JIMMY DORSEY & HIS ORCHESTRA - All This and Heaven Too
GLENN MILLER & HIS ORCHESTRA - Devil May Care
DICK JURGENS & HIS ORCHESTRA - A Million Dreams Ago
GLENN MILLER & HIS ORCHESTRA - The Call of The Canyon
WILL BRADLEY & HIS ORCHESTRA - Down the Road A Piece
TOMMY DORSEY & FRANK SINATRA - Imagination
HORACE HEIDT & HIS ORCHESTRA - When You Wish Upon a Star
GLEN GRAY & HIS CASA LOMA ORCHESTRA - No Name Jive
GLENN MILLER & HIS ORCHESTRA - Hear My Song, Violetta
KAI KAISER & HIS ORCHESTRA - Tennessee Fish Fry
CAB CALLOWAY & HIS ORCHESTRA - Fifteen Minute Intermission
BING CROSBY - Can't Get Indiana Off My Mind
ORRIN TUCKER & HIS ORCHESTRA - You'd Be Surprised
SAMMY KAYE & HIS ORCHESTRA - Where Was I?
GLENN MILLER & HIS ORCHESTRA - Crosstown
XAVIER CUGAT & HIS WALDORF-ASTORIA ORCHESTRA - The Breeze and I
DUKE ELLINGTON & HIS FAMOUS ORCHESTRA - Sepia Panorama
LIONEL HAMPTON & HIS ORCHESTRA - Flying Home
FRANKIE MASTERS & HIS ORCHESTRA - Ferry-Boat Serenade
KAI KAISER & HIS ORCHESTRA - Friendship
OZZIE NELSON & HIS ORCHESTRA - I'm Nobody's Baby
RAY NOBLE & HIS ORCHESTRA - A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square
GLENN MILLER & HIS ORCHESTRA - Indian Summer
BEA WAIN - I'm Nobody's Baby
WOODY HERMAN & HIS ORCHESTRA - Blues On Parade
FRANKIE MASTERS & HIS ORCHESTRA - Charming Little Faker
EARL HINES & HIS ORCHESTRA - Boogie Woogie On The St. Louis Blues
INK SPOTS - Whispering Grass (Don't Tell the Trees)
ORRIN TUCKER & HIS ORCHESTRA - Apple Blossoms and Chapel Bells
GLENN MILLER & HIS ORCHESTRA - The Gaucho Serenade
HARRY JAMES & HIS ORCHESTRA - Ciribiribin (the band's theme song)
KAI KAISER & HIS ORCHESTRA - Blueberry Hill
TONY MARTIN - Fools Rush In (Where Angels Fear To Tread)
FRANKIE MASTERS & HIS ORCHESTRA - Alice Blue Gown
GLENN MILLER & HIS ORCHESTRA - This Changing World
LEO REISMAN & HIS ORCHESTRA - Do I Love You?
ARTIE SHAW & HIS ORCHESTRA - All the Things You Are
ORRIN TUCKER & HIS ORCHESTRA - Pinch Me
TOMMY TUCKER & HIS ORCHESTRA - The Man Who Comes Around
FRANKIE MASTERS & HIS ORCHESTRA - All The Things You Are
COUNT BASIE & HIS ORCHESTRA - Red Wagon
GLENN MILLER & HIS ORCHESTRA - Falling Leaves
GLEN GRAY & HIS CASA LOMA ORCHESTRA - Yours Is My Heart Alone
TOMMY DORSEY & HIS ORCHESTRA - The Starlit Hour
TOMMY TUCKER & HIS ORCHESTRA - There I Go
LEO REISMAN & HIS ORCHESTRA - Down Angelina Way
HORACE HEIDT & HIS ORCHESTRA - Make Love with a Guitar
BENNY GOODMAN & HIS ORCHESTRA - I Can't Resist You
DICK ROBERTSON & HIS ORCHESTRA - Ma (He's Making Eyes At Me)
OZZIE NELSON & HIS ORCHESTRA - Leanin' On The Ole Top Rail
CHARLIE BARNETT & HIS ORCHESTRA - Six Lessons From MadameLa Zonga
BOB CHESTER & HIS ORCHESTRA - Now I Lay Me Down to Dream
HARRY JAMES & HIS ORCHESTRA - The Flight of the Bumble Bee
DICK JURGENS & HIS ORCHESTRA - Isle of May
LARRY CLINTON & HIS ORCHESTRA - Johnson Rag
GLENN MILLER & HIS ORCHESTRA - A Handful of Stars
ORRIN TUCKER & HIS ORCHESTRA - Where Do I Go From You?
AL KAVELIN & HIS ORCHESTRA - Practice Makes Perfect
GENE KRUPTA & HIS ORCHESTRA - Boog It
TED WEEMS & HIS ORCHESTRA - There'll Be Some Changes Made
RAYMOND SCOTT & HIS ORCHESTRA - Huckleberry Duck
EDDY HOWARD & HIS ORCHESTRA - Orchids of Remembrance
KAI KAISER & HIS ORCHESTRA - Who's Yehoodi?
GLENN MILLER & HIS ORCHESTRA - You've Got Me This Way
HORACE HEIDT & HIS ORCHESTRA - Tomorrow Night
KATE SMITH - The Woodpecker Song
WOODY HERMAN & HIS ORCHESTRA - Looking For Yesterday
OZZIE NELSON & HIS ORCHESTRA - Alice Blue Gown
GLENN MILLER & HIS ORCHESTRA - Slow Freight
ROCHESTER - My! My!
TED WEEMS & HIS ORCHESTRA - Goody Goodbye
ERSKINE HAWKINS & HIS ORCHESTRA - Whispering Grass
HAL KEMP & HIS ORCHESTRA - The Little Red Fox
COLEMAN HAWKINS & HIS ORCHESTRA - Body And Soul
GLENN MILLER & HIS ORCHESTRA - Starlit Hour
KAI KAISER & HIS ORCHESTRA - You've Got Me This Way
FRANKIE MASTERS & HIS ORCHESTRA - The Same Old Story
GENE KRUPTA & HIS ORCHESTRA - Down Argentina Way
RUSS MORGAN & HIS ORCHESTRA - Blueberry Hill
JOE LIGGINS - Now I Lay Me Down To Dream
GLENN MILLER & HIS ORCHESTRA - Yesterthoughts
ORRIN TUCKER & HIS ORCHESTRA - My Resistance Is Low
DICK TODD - Angel In Disguise
DICK JURGENS & HIS ORCHESTRA - Make Believe Island
HARRY'S TAVERN BAND - Bartender Polka
GLENN MILLER & HIS ORCHESTRA - It's a Blue World
GUY LOMBARDO & HIS ROYAL CANADIANS - Confucius Say
JAN SAVITT & HIS ORCHESTRA - Where Was I?
EDDY HOWARD & HIS ORCHESTRA - Miss You
JOHNNY MERCER - Mr. Meadowlark
FRANK NOVAK & HIS ROOTIN' TOOTIN' BOYS - You're On The Right Side of The Ocean
DICK JURGENS & HIS ORCHESTRA - Goodnight, Mother
ARTIE SHAW & HIS ORCHESTRA - Adios, Marquita Linda
SAMMY KAYE & HIS ORCHESTRA - Make Believe Island
JOE LIGGINS - Notre Dame Medley
ORRIN TUCKER & HIS ORCHESTRA - If I Could Be the Dummy On Your Knee
JAN SAVITT & HIS ORCHESTRA - Tuxedo Junction
ARTIE SHAW & HIS ORCHESTRA - An Old, Old Castle In Scotland
DINAH SHORE - You Can't Brush Me Off
SMOOTHIES - Down By The O-HI-O
DICK TODD - Make Believe Island






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