Top 40 Songs 1930-34

"Top" can be measured many different ways. The 5-year "Top 40" links list rock and pop songs in each year that charted in the Top 40 from 1930 to 1998. The list shows the artist and the highest rank each song achieved. The songs that have links retrieve the lyrics for the song from Lyrics World.

Year Song - Artist (Highest Rank)
1930 Betty Coed - Bob Haring   (#4)
1930 Betty Coed - Rudy Vallee   (#4)
1930 Beyond the Blue Horizon - Jeanette MacDonald   (#9)
1930 Beyond the Blue Horizon - George Olsen   (#5)
1930 Body and Soul - Paul Whiteman   (#1)
1930 Bye Bye Blues - Bert Lown   (#5)
1930 Can This Be Love? - Arden-Ohman Orchestra   (#11)
1930 Cheerful Little Earful - Tom Gerun   (#7)
1930 A Cottage For Sale - Guy Lombardo   (#4)
1930 Cryin' For the Carolines - Fred Waring's Pennsylvanians   (#3)
1930 Dancing With Tears In My Eyes - Regent Club Orchestra   (#2)
1930 Dancing With Tears In My Eyes - Ben Selvin   (#5)
1930 Dancing With Tears In My Eyes - Nat Shilkret   (#1)
1930 Embraceable You - Red Nichols   (#2)
1930 Exactly Like You - Ruth Etting   (#11)
1930 Fine and Dandy - Arden-Ohman Orchestra   (#10)
1930 For You - John Boles   (#9)
1930 Get Happy - Nat Shilkret   (#6)
1930 Happy Days Are Here Again - Benny Meroff   (#1)
1930 I Can Dream, Can't I? - Tommy Dorsey   (#1)
1930 I Still Get A Thrill (Thinking Of You) - Guy Lombardo   (#5)
1930 I Still Get A Thrill (Thinking Of You) - Ozzie Nelson   (#8)
1930 I'll See You Again - Leo Reisman   (#10)
1930 I'm Confessin' - Guy Lombardo   (#2)
1930 I'm Confessin' - Rudy Vallee   (#4)
1930 If I Had A Talking Picture Of You - Johnny Hamp   (#5)
1930 It Happened In Monterey - George Olsen   (#10)
1930 It Happened In Monterey - Regent Club Orchestra   (#5)
1930 It Happened In Monterey - Paul Whiteman   (#2)
1930 A Little Kiss Each Morning - Rudy Vallee   (#3)
1930 Little White Lies - Earl Burtnett   (#4)
1930 Little White Lies - Ted Wallace   (#3)
1930 Little White Lies - Fred Waring's Pennsylvanians   (#1)
1930 Moonlight On the Colorado - Ben Selvin   (#7)
1930 More Than You Know - Ruth Etting   (#9)
1930 My Baby Just Cares For Me - Ted Weems   (#4)
1930 My Future Just Passed - The High Hatters   (#6)
1930 On the Sunny Side Of the Street - Ted Lewis   (#2)
1930 Should I? - Arden-Ohman Orchestra   (#3)
1930 Sing Something Simple - Jacques Renard   (#6)
1930 So Beats My Heart For You - Earl Burtnett   (#2)
1930 So Beats My Heart For You - Fred Waring's Pennsylvanians   (#3)
1930 The Stein Song (University Of Maine) - Colonial Club Orchestra   (#4)
1930 The Stein Song (University Of Maine) - Rudy Vallee   (#1)
1930 The Stein Song (University Of Maine) - Ted Wallace   (#8)
1930 Strike Up the Band - Red Nichols   (#7)
1930 Sunny Side Up - Earl Burtnett   (#9)
1930 Sunny Side Up - Johnny Hamp   (#10)
1930 Ten Cents A Dance - Ruth Etting   (#5)
1930 Three Little Words - Duke Ellington   (#1)
1930 Three Little Words - Ipana Troubadors   (#10)
1930 Three Little Words - Jacques Renard   (#3)
1930 What Is This Thing Called Love? - Ben Bernie   (#10)
1930 What Is This Thing Called Love? - Leo Reisman   (#5)
1930 Why Was I Born? - Helen Morgan   (#8)
1930 Without A Song - Paul Whiteman   (#6)
1930 You Brought A New Kind Of Love To Me - Paul Whiteman   (#3)
1930 You Do Something To Me - Leo Reisman   (#13)
1930 You're Driving Me Crazy (What Did I Do?) - Guy Lombardo   (#1)
1931 Bidin' My Time - Foursome   (#9)
1931 Blue Again - Red Nichols   (#10)
1931 By the River Sainte Marie - Guy Lombardo   (#1)
1931 Call Me Darling - Ben Selvin   (#9)
1931 Cuban Love Song - Jacques Renard   (#7)
1931 Dancing In the Dark - Bing Crosby   (#3)
1931 Dancing In the Dark - Ben Selvin   (#10)
1931 Dancing In the Dark - Fred Waring's Pennsylvanians   (#3)
1931 Dream A Little Dream Of Me - Wayne King   (#1)
1931 A Faded Summer Love - Bing Crosby   (#8)
1931 A Faded Summer Love - Paul Whiteman   (#4)
1931 Georgia On My Mind - Frankie Trumbauer   (#10)
1931 Goodnight, Sweetheart - Guy Lombardo   (#1)
1931 Guilty - Ruth Etting   (#4)
1931 I Don't Know Why - Benny Krueger   (#8)
1931 I Found A Million Dollar Baby - The Boswell Sisters   (#3)
1931 I Found A Million Dollar Baby - Bing Crosby   (#2)
1931 I Found A Million Dollar Baby - Fred Waring's Pennsylvanians   (#1)
1931 I Got Rhythm - Red Nichols   (#5)
1931 I Love Louisa - Leo Reisman with Fred Astaire   (#4)
1931 I Surrender, Dear - Gus Arnheim   (#3)
1931 I'm Alone Because I Love You - Frank Luther   (#9)
1931 I'm Through With Love - Henry Busse   (#7)
1931 I'm Through With Love - Bing Crosby   (#3)
1931 Just One More Chance - Bing Crosby   (#1)
1931 Just One More Chance - Abe Lyman   (#6)
1931 Lady, Play Your Mandolin - Havana Novelty Orchestra   (#10)
1931 Lady, Play Your Mandolin - Nick Lucas   (#5)
1931 Life Is Just A Bowl Of Cherries - Rudy Vallee   (#3)
1931 Little Girl - Joe Ventuti featuring Harold Arlen   (#4)
1931 Love For Sale - Libby Holman   (#5)
1931 Love Letters In the Sand - Ted Black   (#6)
1931 Mama Inez - Maurice Chevalier   (#18)
1931 My Ideal - Maurice Chevalier   (#12)
1931 My Song - Rudy Vallee   (#10)
1931 New Sun In the Sky - Leo Reisman with Fred Astaire   (#10)
1931 Out Of Nowhere - Bing Crosby   (#1)
1931 Out Of Nowhere - Leo Reisman   (#6)
1931 The Peanut Vendor - Don Azpiazu   (#1)
1931 Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone - Gene Austin   (#3)
1931 Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone - Bert Lown   (#10)
1931 Shine On Harvest Moon - Ethel Waters   (#9)
1931 Smile, Darn Ya, Smile - Ben Selvin   (#14)
1931 Something To Remember You By - Libby Holman   (#6)
1931 Star Dust - Bing Crosby   (#5)
1931 Star Dust - Isham Jones   (#1)
1931 Sweet and Lovely - Gus Arnheim   (#1)
1931 Sweet and Lovely - Bing Crosby   (#9)
1931 Sweet and Lovely - Guy Lombardo   (#2)
1931 That's Why Darkies Were Born - Kate Smith   (#12)
1931 Them There Eyes - Gus Arnheim   (#7)
1931 Three Little Words - Ethel Waters   (#8)
1931 The Thrill Is Gone - Rudy Vallee   (#10)
1931 Time On My Hands - Smith Ballew   (#6)
1931 Time On My Hands - Leo Reisman   (#6)
1931 Two Hearts In Waltz Time - Johnny Hamp   (#12)
1931 Wabash Moon - Wayne King   (#4)
1931 Walkin' My Baby Back Home - Nick Lucas   (#8)
1931 Walkin' My Baby Back Home - Ted Weems   (#8)
1931 The Waltz You Saved For Me - Wayne King   (#4)
1931 When Your Hair Has Turned To Silver - Frank Luther and Carson Robison   (#4)
1931 When Your Lover Has Gone - Gene Austin   (#10)
1931 When Yuba Plays the Rumba On the Tuba - Rudy Vallee   (#2)
1931 When the Moon Comes Over the Mountain - Nick Lucas   (#7)
1931 When the Moon Comes Over the Mountain - Kate Smith   (#1)
1931 Would You Like To Take A Walk? - Rudy Vallee   (#4)
1931 Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams - Bing Crosby   (#4)
1931 You Call It Madness (But I Call It Love) - Russ Columbo   (#5)
1931 You Try Somebody Else (We'll Be Back Tog - Guy Lombardo   (#8)
1931 You're Driving Me Crazy (What Did I Do?) - Nick Lucas   (#7)
1931 You're Driving Me Crazy (What Did I Do?) - Rudy Vallee   (#3)
1931 You're My Everything - Arden-Ohman Orchestra   (#10)
1932 All Of Me - Louis Armstrong   (#1)
1932 All Of Me - Paul Whiteman   (#1)
1932 Alone Together - Leo Reisman   (#9)
1932 Brother, Can You Spare A Dime? - Bing Crosby   (#1)
1932 Brother, Can You Spare A Dime? - Rudy Vallee   (#1)
1932 Cuban Love Song - Ruth Etting   (#10)
1932 Danicng On the Ceiling - Jack Hylton   (#10)
1932 Drums In My Heart - Leo Reisman   (#16)
1932 Got A Date With An Angel - Debroy Somers Band   (#13)
1932 Here Lies Love - Bing Crosby   (#11)
1932 Home - Peter Van Steeden   (#2)
1932 How Deep Is the Ocean? - Guy Lombardo   (#4)
1932 How Deep Is the Ocean? - Rudy Vallee   (#7)
1932 How Deep Is the Ocean? - Paul Whiteman   (#5)
1932 I Love A Parade - Arden-Ohman Orchestra   (#13)
1932 In A Shanty In Old Shanty Town - Ted Black   (#2)
1932 In A Shanty In Old Shanty Town - Ted Lewis   (#1)
1932 It Was So Beautiful - Enric Madriguera   (#7)
1932 It Was So Beautiful - Harry Richman   (#7)
1932 Just A Little Street Where Old Friends Meet - Isham Jones   (#1)
1932 Just Friends - Russ Columbo   (#14)
1932 Let's Have Another Cup Of Coffee - Fred Waring's Pennsylvanians   (#5)
1932 Let's Put Out the Lights (And Go To Sleep) - Rudy Vallee   (#2)
1932 Let's Put Out the Lights (And Go To Sleep) - Paul Whiteman   (#2)
1932 Louisiana Hayride - Leo Reisman featuring Arthur Schwartz   (#10)
1932 Lullaby Of the Leaves - George Olsen   (#1)
1932 Masquerade - Ted Black   (#3)
1932 Mimi - Maurice Chevalier   (#9)
1932 My Silent Love - Isham Jones   (#4)
1932 My Silent Love - Roger Wolfe Kahn   (#8)
1932 My Silent Love - Ruby Newman   (#3)
1932 The Night Was Made For Love - Leo Reisman   (#10)
1932 Night and Day - Leo Reisman with Fred Astaire   (#1)
1932 Now's the Time To Fall In Love - Ben Selvin   (#17)
1932 Of Thee I Sing - Ben Selvin   (#8)
1932 Of Thee I Sing (Dance Medley) - Abe Lyman   (#2)
1932 Paradise - Bing Crosby   (#7)
1932 Paradise - Guy Lombardo   (#1)
1932 Paradise - Leo Reisman   (#1)
1932 Please - Bing Crosby   (#1)
1932 Please - George Olsen   (#5)
1932 River Stay 'way From My Door - Kate Smith with Guy Lombardo   (#1)
1932 Say It Isn't So - Connee Boswell   (#10)
1932 Say It Isn't So - Ozzie Nelson   (#8)
1932 Say It Isn't So - George Olsen   (#1)
1932 Soft Lights and Sweet Music - Fred Waring's Pennsylvanians   (#8)
1932 Someday I'll Find You - Noel Coward and Gertrude Lawrence   (#1)
1932 Strange Interlude - Rudy Vallee   (#6)
1932 Sweethearts Forever - Wayne King   (#3)
1932 Three On A Match - Paul Whiteman   (#3)
1932 Three's A Crowd - Tom Gerun   (#11)
1932 Underneath the Harlem Moon - Joe Rines   (#6)
1932 Was That the Human Thing To Do? - The Boswell Sisters   (#7)
1932 Was That the Human Thing To Do? - Bert Lown   (#6)
1932 We Just Couldn't Say Goodbye - Guy Lombardo   (#1)
1932 We Just Couldn't Say Goodbye - Paul Whiteman   (#3)
1932 Where The Blue Of The Night Meets The Gold Of The Day - Bing Crosby   (#4)
1933 Annie Doesn't Live Here Anymore - Guy Lombardo   (#2)
1933 Blue Prelude - Bing Crosby   (#10)
1933 By A Waterfall - Guy Lombardo   (#6)
1933 By A Waterfall - Leo Reisman   (#6)
1933 Darkness On the Delta - Ted Fio Rito   (#12)
1933 Did You Ever See A Dream Walking? - Bing Crosby   (#5)
1933 Did You Ever See A Dream Walking? - Meyer Davis   (#6)
1933 Did You Ever See A Dream Walking? - Eddy Duchin   (#1)
1933 Did You Ever See A Dream Walking? - Guy Lombardo   (#2)
1933 Don't Blame Me - Guy Lombardo   (#9)
1933 Don't Blame Me - Ethel Waters   (#6)
1933 Easter Parade - Leo Reisman and Clifton Webb   (#5)
1933 Forty-Second Street - Don Bestor   (#1)
1933 Forty-Second Street - Hal Kemp   (#7)
1933 A Ghost Of A Chance - Bing Crosby   (#5)
1933 Gold Digger's Song (We're In the Money) - Ted Lewis   (#5)
1933 Have You Ever Been Lonely? - Ted Lewis   (#8)
1933 Heat Wave - Glen Gray   (#10)
1933 Heat Wave - Ethel Waters   (#7)
1933 Hold Me - Hotel Commodore Orchestra   (#3)
1933 I Cover the Waterfront - Eddy Duchin   (#3)
1933 I'll Take An Option On You - Ted Fio Rito   (#7)
1933 I've Told Every Little Star - Jack Denny   (#10)
1933 In the Valley Of the Moon - Joe Green   (#4)
1933 It Isn't Fair - Isham Jones   (#8)
1933 It's Only A Paper Moon - Paul Whiteman   (#9)
1933 It's the Talk Of the Town - Glen Gray   (#6)
1933 Just An Echo In the Valley - Bing Crosby   (#2)
1933 Just An Echo In the Valley - Rudy Vallee   (#3)
1933 The Last Round-Up - Don Bestor   (#2)
1933 The Last Round-Up - Bing Crosby   (#2)
1933 The Last Roundup - Guy Lombardo   (#1)
1933 The Last Roundup - George Olsen   (#1)
1933 The Last Round-Up - Victor Young   (#3)
1933 Lazy Bones - Mildred Bailey   (#9)
1933 Lazy Bones - Ted Lewis   (#1)
1933 Lazy Bones - Don Redman   (#4)
1933 Learn To Croon - Bing Crosby   (#3)
1933 Let's All Sing Like the Birdies Sing - Ben Bernie   (#18)
1933 Love Is the Sweetest Thing - Ray Noble   (#1)
1933 Lover - Guy Lombardo   (#8)
1933 Lover - Paul Whiteman   (#3)
1933 Marching Along Together - Ted Weems   (#5)
1933 My Darling - Don Bestor and His Orchestra   (#9)
1933 My Moonlight Madonna - Paul Whiteman   (#11)
1933 Night and Day - Eddy Duchin   (#2)
1933 Play, Fiddle, Play - Ted Lewis   (#4)
1933 Rise 'n' Shine - Paul Whiteman   (#16)
1933 Shadow Waltz - Bing Crosby   (#1)
1933 Shadow Waltz - Rudy Vallee   (#6)
1933 Shuffle Off To Buffalo - Don Bestor   (#2)
1933 Shuffle Off To Buffalo - Hal Kemp   (#2)
1933 The Song Is You - Jack Denny   (#12)
1933 Sophisticated Lady - Duke Ellington   (#3)
1933 Sophisticated Lady - Glen Gray   (#4)
1933 Stormy Weather - Duke Ellington   (#4)
1933 Stormy Weather - Ted Lewis   (#6)
1933 Stormy Weather - Guy Lombardo   (#2)
1933 Stormy Weather - Leo Reisman with Harold Arlen   (#1)
1933 Stormy Weather - Ethel Waters   (#1)
1933 Street Of Dreams - Guy Lombardo   (#5)
1933 Street Of Dreams - Ben Selvin   (#5)
1933 Try A Little Tenderness - Ted Lewis   (#6)
1933 Under A Blanket Of Blue - Don Bestor   (#8)
1933 Under A Blanket Of Blue - Glen Gray   (#6)
1933 When It's Lamp-Lightin' Time In the Valley - Wayne King   (#14)
1933 Who's Afraid Of the Big Bad Wolf? - Ben Bernie   (#8)
1933 Who's Afraid Of the Big Bad Wolf? - Don Bestor   (#2)
1933 Who's Afraid Of the Big Bad Wolf? - Victor Young   (#3)
1933 Willow Weep For Me - Paul Whiteman   (#2)
1933 Yesterdays - Leo Reisman   (#3)
1933 You're An Old Smoothie - Paul Whiteman   (#11)
1933 You're Getting To Be A Habit With Me - Bing Crosby with Guy Lombardo   (#1)
1934 All I Do Is Dream Of You - Henry Busse   (#9)
1934 All I Do Is Dream Of You - Jan Garber   (#1)
1934 Anything Goes - Paul Whiteman   (#5)
1934 April In Paris - Freddy Martin   (#5)
1934 Be Still, My Heart - Freddy Martin   (#5)
1934 The Beat o' My Heart - Ben Pollack   (#2)
1934 Boulevard Of Broken Dreams - Jan Garber   (#6)
1934 Carioca - Castillian Troubadors   (#4)
1934 Carioca - Enric Madriguera   (#1)
1934 Carioca - Harry Sosnik   (#2)
1934 The Champagne Waltz - Glen Gray   (#7)
1934 Cocktails For Two - Duke Ellington   (#1)
1934 Continental (You Kiss While You're Dancing) - Jolly Coburn   (#2)
1934 Continental (You Kiss While You're Dancing) - Lud Gluskin   (#6)
1934 Continental (You Kiss While You're Dancing) - Leo Reisman   (#1)
1934 Everything I Have Is Yours - Rudy Vallee   (#3)
1934 Flying Down To Rio - Fred Astaire   (#6)
1934 Flying Down To Rio - Rudy Vallee   (#6)
1934 Hands Across the Table - Lucienne Boyer   (#2)
1934 Hands Across the Table - Hal Kemp   (#9)
1934 I Only Have Eyes For You - Eddy Duchin   (#4)
1934 I Only Have Eyes For You - Ben Selvin   (#2)
1934 I Saw Stars - Freddy Martin   (#1)
1934 I Saw Stars - Paul Whiteman   (#4)
1934 I'll Follow My Secret Heart - Ray Noble   (#8)
1934 I'll String Along With You - Dick Powell with Ted Fio Rito & his Orchestra   (#1)
1934 If I Love Again - Paul Whiteman   (#16)
1934 It's An Old Southern Custom - Eddy Duchin   (#11)
1934 June in January - Bing Crosby   (#1)
1934 June in January - Ted Fio Rito   (#10)
1934 June in January - Little Jack Little   (#7)
1934 Kiss Me Goodnight - Arthur Tracy   (#14)
1934 Let's Fall In Love - Eddy Duchin   (#1)
1934 Let's Fall In Love - Fred Rich   (#8)
1934 Little Man, You've Had A Busy Day - Emil Coleman   (#2)
1934 Little Man, You've Had A Busy Day - Isham Jones   (#10)
1934 Lost In A Fog - Rudy Vallee   (#4)
1934 Love In Bloom - Bing Crosby   (#1)
1934 Love In Bloom - Paul Whiteman   (#4)
1934 Love Thy Neighbor - Bing Crosby   (#2)
1934 Moon Glow - Cab Calloway   (#7)
1934 Moon Glow - Duke Ellington   (#2)
1934 Moon Glow - Benny Goodman   (#1)
1934 Moon Glow - Glen Gray   (#8)
1934 The Moon Was Yellow - Bing Crosby   (#13)
1934 My Old Flame - Guy Lombardo   (#7)
1934 No, No, A Thousand Times No - George Hall   (#7)
1934 The Object Of My Affection - Jan Garber   (#7)
1934 The Object Of My Affection - Jimmie Greer   (#1)
1934 The Old Spinning Wheel - Ray Noble   (#1)
1934 The Old Spinning Wheel - Emil Velasco   (#9)
1934 The Old Spinning Wheel - Victor Young   (#10)
1934 One Night Of Love - Grace Moore   (#1)
1934 Orchids In the Moonlight - Enric Madriguera   (#6)
1934 Orchids In the Moonlight - Rudy Vallee   (#4)
1934 Out In the Cold Again - Glen Gray   (#4)
1934 Pardon My Southern Accent - Irving Aaronson   (#5)
1934 Santa Claus Is Coming To Town - George Hall   (#12)
1934 Smoke Gets In Your Eyes - Emil Coleman   (#4)
1934 Smoke Gets In Your Eyes - Leo Reisman   (#3)
1934 Smoke Gets In Your Eyes - Paul Whiteman   (#1)
1934 Speak To Me Of Love (Parlez-Moi d'Amour) - Lucienne Boyer   (#5)
1934 Stars Fell On Alabama - Richard Himber   (#2)
1934 Stars Fell On Alabama - Guy Lombardo   (#1)
1934 Stay As Sweet As You Are - Jimmie Greer   (#1)
1934 Stompin' At the Savoy - Chick Webb   (#10)
1934 Temptation - Bing Crosby   (#3)
1934 Thank You For A Lovely Evening - Don Bestor   (#7)
1934 The Touch Of Your Hand - Leo Reisman   (#10)
1934 True - Enric Madriguera   (#3)
1934 Two Cigarettes In the Dark - Bing Crosby   (#5)
1934 Two Cigarettes In the Dark - Glen Gray   (#10)
1934 Two Cigarettes In the Dark - Johnny Green   (#2)
1934 Two Cigarettes In the Dark - Jerry Johnson   (#6)
1934 Two Cigarettes In the Dark - Frank Parker   (#6)
1934 The Very Thought Of You - Ray Noble   (#1)
1934 Wagon Wheels - Paul Whiteman   (#1)
1934 What A Diff'rence A Day Made - The Dorsey Brothers Orchestra   (#5)
1934 Winter Wonderland - Guy Lombardo   (#2)
1934 With My Eyes Wide Open I'm Dreaming - Leo Reisman   (#3)
1934 You Oughta Be In Pictures - Little Jack Little   (#2)
1934 You Oughta Be In Pictures - Rudy Vallee   (#5)
1934 You're A Builder Upper - Henry King   (#7)
1934 You're A Builder Upper - Leo Reisman with Harold Arlen   (#6)
1934 You're Driving Me Crazy (What Did I Do?) - Leo Reisman with Harold Arlen   (#6)
1934 You're the Top - Paul Whiteman   (#2)

 

This page updated on September 24, 2009.