The Great Depression (1930-1940)
Song Performer Year
Alexander's Ragtime Band The Boswell Sisters 1935
Ave Maria Marian Anderson 1937
Back in the Saddle Again Gene Autry 1938
Brother Can You Spare a Dime Rudy Vallee 1932
Cross Road Blues Robert Johnson 1936
God Bless America Kate Smith 1939
Minnie the Moocher Cab Calloway 1931
Night and Day Fred Astaire 1932
On the Good Ship Lollipop Shirley Temple 1934
One O'Clock Jump Count Basie 1937
Over the Rainbow Judy Garland 1939
Pennies From Heaven Bing Crosby 1936
Porgy and Bess cast recording 1935
Puttin' on the Ritz Harry Richman 1930
Show Boat cast recording 1932
Sing Sing Sing Benny Goodman 1938
Summertime Sidney Bechet 1939
Tea for Two Art Tatum 1939
Thanks for the Memory Bob Hope/Shirley Ross 1939
Tumbling Tumbleweeds Sons of the Pioneers 1934
Wabash Cannonball Roy Acuff 1938
You Are My Sunshine Jimmie Davis 1940
You're the Top Cole Porter 1935

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