Here they are, the absolutely greatest hits from the history of popular music in the USA.
The very best music.
The Year is 1949



The Andrews Sisters - She Wore A Yellow Ribbon - 12-49
Louis Armstrong - That Lucky Old Sun (Just Rolls Around….) - 11-49
Gene Autry - Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer - 12-49
Blue Barron - Cruising Down the River - 03-49
Ray Bolger  - Once In Love With Amy - 05-49
Les Brown & His Band Of Renown - 03-49
Buddy Clark & Doris Day - My Darling, My Darling - 01-49
Buddy Clark & Dinah Shore - Baby It's Cold Outside - 05-49
Buddy Clark - You're Breaking My Heart -10-49
Buddy Clark - A Dreamer's Holiday - 11-49
Perry Como - Far Away Places - 02-49
Perry Como - Blue Room - 03-49
Perry Como - A, You're Adorable - 05-49
Perry Como - Forever and Ever - 06-49
Perry Como - Bali Hai' - 07-49
Perry Como - Just One Way To Say I Love You - 07-49
Perry Como - Some Enchanted Evening - 07-49
Perry Como - Let's Take An Old Fashioned Walk - 08-49
Perry Como - I Wanna Go Home (With You) - 12-49
Perry Como & The Fontane Sisters - A Dreamer's Holiday - 12-49
Bing Crosby - Far Away Places - 02-49
Bing Crosby - Galway Bay - 03-49
Bing Crosby - Some Enchanted Evening 07-49
Vic Damone - Again - 05-49
Vic Damone - The Four Winds and the Seven Seas - 07-49
Vic Damone - You're Breaking My Heart - 08-49
Vic Damone - My Bolero - 09-49
Vic Damone - Why Was I Born - 12-49
Doris Day - Again - 07-49
Doris Day - Canadian Capers (Cuttin' Capers) - 11-49
Tommy Dorsey & His Orchestra - The Hucklebuck - 08-49
Billy Eckstine - Blue Moon - 04-49
Ralph Flanagan - You're Breaking My Heart - 11-49
Tennessee Ernie Ford - Mule Train -12-49
Dick Haymes - Room Full of Roses - 08-49
Dick Haymes - Maybe It's Because - 09-49
Eddy Howard - Room Full of Roses - 08-49
Eddy Howard - Maybe Its Because - 09-49
The Ink Spots - You Were Only Fooling (While I Was Falling In Love - 01-49
Burl Ives - Lavender Blue (Dilly Dilly) - 02-49
Gordon Jenkins - Again - 05-49
Gordon Jenkins - Don't Cry, Joe - 09-49
The Buddy Johnson Orchestra - Did You See Jackie Robinson Hit That Ball - 09-49
Spike Jones - Dance Of The Hours - 09-49
Louis Jordan - Saturday Night Fish Fry - 11-49
Sammy Kaye - Lavender Blue (Dilly Dilly) - 02-49
Sammy Kaye - Powder Your Face with Sunshine - 03-49
Sammy Kaye - Careless Hands - 05-49
Sammy Kaye - Room Full of Roses - 08-49
Sammy Kaye - The Four Winds and the Seven Seas - 09-49
Evelyn Knight - Powder Your Face with Sunshine - 03-49
Evelyn Knight & The Stardusters - A Little Bird Told Me - 01-49
Frankie Laine - That Lucky Old Sun (Just Rolls Around….) - 10-49
Frankie Laine - Mule Train - 11-49
Peggy Lee - Riders in the Sky (A Cowboy Legend) - 05-49
Peggy Lee - Bali Hai' - 08-49
Guy Lombardo - Red Roses for a Blue Lady - 04-49
Dean Martin - Powder Your Face with Sunshine - 03-49
Freddy Martin - I've Got A Loverly Bunch Of Coconuts
Tony Martin - If You Stub Your Toe On The Moon - 05-49
Tony Martin - There's No Tommorow - 11-49
The Mills Brothers - I Love You So Much It Hurts - 02-49
The Mills Brothers - I've Got My Love To Keep Me Warm - 04-49
The Mills Brothers - Someday (You'll Want me to Want You) - 10-49
Vaughn Monroe - Red Roses For A Blue Lady - 04-49
Vaughn Monroe - Riders in the Sky (A Cowboy Legend) - 05-49
Vaughn Monroe - Someday (You'll Want me to Want You) - 09-49
Vaughn Monroe - That Lucky Old Sun (Just Rolls Around….) - 10-49
Al Morgan - Jealous Heart - 09-49
Russ Morgan & His Orchestra - Cruising Down the River - 03-49
Russ Morgan - So Tired - 04-49
Russ Morgan - You, You, You Are The One - 04-49
Russ Morgan - Forever And Ever - 05-49
Russ Morgan & His Orchestra - Blue Christmas - 12-49
Ray Noble - Lady Of Spain - 03-49
Tony Pastor & The Clooney Sisters - It's Like Taking Candy From A Baby - 02-49
Ezio Pinza - Some Enchanted Evening - 09-49
Kenny Roberts - I Never See Maggie Alone - 10-49
Dinah Shore - A Wonderful Guy - 06-49
Frank Sinatra - Autumn In New York - 01-49
Frank Sinatra - Sunflower - 04-49
Frank Sinatra - I've Got A Crush On You - 04-49
Frank Sinatra - Some Enchanted Evening - 07-49
Frank Sinatra - The Hucklebuck - 09-49
Frank Sinatra & Doris Day - Let's Take An Old Fashioned Walk - 09-49
Frank Sinatra - That Lucky Old Sun - 12-49
Jack Smith & The Clark Sisters - Cruising Down the River - 04-49
Jo Stafford & Gordon MacRae - My Darling, My Darling - 01-49
Jo Stafford - Congratulations - 02-49
Jo Stafford - The Last Mile Home - 11-49
Kay Starr - You Were Only Fooling (While I Was Falling In Love) - 01-49
Kay Starr - So Tired - 04-49
Mel Tormé - Blue Moon - 04-49
Mel Tormé - Careless Hands - 04-49
Mel Tormé - The Four Winds and the Seven Seas - 07-49
Sarah Vaughn - Black Coffee - 06-49
Sarah Vaughn - That Lucky Old Sun (Just Rolls Around….) - 10-49
Jimmy Wakely & Margaret Whiting - Slippin' Around - 11-49
Margaret Whiting - Far Away Places - 01-49
Margaret Whiting & Johnny Mercer - Baby, It's Cold Outside  - 07-49
Frank Yankovic - Blue Skirt Waltz - 06-49
Yogi Yorgesson - I Yust Go Nuts At Christmas - 12-49







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