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A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z OtherTop 1000

Top Country Songs of the 1940s

1930s <-1940-> 1950s
               

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1.08/1943
Pistol Packin' Mama by Al Dexter 

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395
US ✫1
US country ✫1
US R&B 5
as Al Dexter and His Troopers
[Okeh 6708]
written by Al Dexter
2.11/1943
Pistol Packin' Mama by Bing Crosby and the Andrews Sisters 

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324
US 2
US country ✫1
US R&B 3
[Decca 23277]
written by Al Dexter
3.09/1949
Slipping Around by Margaret Whiting and Jimmy Wakely 

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263
US ✫1
US country ✫1
written by Floyd Tillman
4.04/1949
Riders in the Sky (A Cowboy Legend) by Vaughn Monroe 

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260
US ✫1
US country 2
written by Stan Jones
5.12/1949
Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer by Gene Autry 

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248
US ✫1
US country ✫1
as Gene Autry & The Pinafores
[Christmas]
[Columbia 38610]
written by Johnny Marks
6.07/1947
Smoke! Smoke! Smoke! (That Cigarette) by Tex Williams 

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238
US ✫1
US country ✫1
written by Merle Travis & Tex Williams
7.06/1947
Temptation (Tim-Tayshun) by Red Ingle and the Natural Seven 

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234
US ✫1
US country 2
featuring Jo Stafford on vocals
written by Arthur Freed & Nacio Brown (as Nacio Herb Brown)
8.07/1944
Is You Is or Is You Ain't (Ma' Baby) by Louis Jordan 

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233
US 2
US country ✫1
US R&B 3
as Louis Jordan & His Tympany Five
[Decca 8659]
written by Louis Jordan & Billy Austin
9.07/1949
Jealous Heart by Al Morgan 

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183
US 4
US country 8
[London 30001]
written by Jenny Lou Carson
10.04/1944
Straighten Up and Fly Right by The King Cole Trio 

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163
US 9
US country ✫1
US R&B ✫1
US B side to Straighten Up and Fly Right
[Capitol 154]
written by Nat King Cole & Irving Mills
11.07/1947
Feudin' and Fightin' by Dorothy Shay 

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162
US 4
US country 4
[Columbia 37189]
written by Al Dubin & Burton Lane
12.09/1944
Smoke on the Water by Red Foley 

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158
US 7
US country ✫1
[Decca 6102]
written by Zeke Clements & Earl Nunn
13.11/1949
I'll Never Slip Around Again by Margaret Whiting and Jimmy Wakely 

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146
US 8
US country 2
written by Floyd Tillman
14.08/1947
Feudin' and Fightin' by Jo Stafford 

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145
US 6
US country 5
[Capitol 443]
written by Al Dubin & Burton Lane
15.08/1943
Don't Cry, Baby by Erskine Hawkins and His Orchestra 

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144
US 15
US country 6
US R&B ✫1
vocals by Jimmy Mitchelle
written by Jimmy Mitchell & Sammy Lowe
16.11/1949
Mule Train by Tennessee Ernie Ford 

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143
US 9
US country ✫1
[Capitol 40258]
written by Johnny Lange, Hy Heath & Fred Glickman
17.09/1949
I Never See Maggie Alone by Kenny Roberts 

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140
US 9
US country 4
[Coral 64012]
written by Everett Lynton & Harry Tilsley
18.10/1948
One Has My Name (The Other Has My Heart) by Jimmy Wakely 

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139
US 10
US country ✫1
[Capitol 15162]
written by Eddie Dean, Dearest Dean & Hal Blair
19.11/1948
Here Comes Santa Claus (Down Santa Claus Lane) by Gene Autry 

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139
US 8
US country 4
[R]
[Columbia 37942]
written by Gene Autry & Oakley Haldeman
20.05/1948
Just Because by Frankie Yankovic and His Yanks 

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139
US 9
US country 7
vocals by Frankie Yankovic & Johnny Pecon
written by Joe Shelton, Sydney Robin & Bob Shelton
21.12/1947
Here Comes Santa Claus (Down Santa Claus Lane) by Gene Autry 

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117
US 9
US country 5
[Christmas]
[Columbia 37942]
written by Gene Autry & Oakley Haldeman
22.02/1944
Ration Blues by Louis Jordan 

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114
US 11
US country ✫1
US R&B ✫1
as Louis Jordan & His Tympany Five
[Decca 8654]
written by Antonio Cosey, Collenane Clark & Louis Jordan
23.05/1948
Bouquet of Roses by Eddy Arnold 

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112
US 13
US country ✫1
as Eddy Arnold & his Tennessee Plowboys
[RCA Victor 2806]
written by Steve Nelson & Bob Hilliard
24.01/1944
Sweet Slumber by Lucky Millinder and His Orchestra 

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96
US 15
US country 4
US R&B ✫1
vocals by Trevor Bacon
[Decca 18569]
written by Al Neiburg (as Al J. Neiburg), Lucky Millinder & William Henri Woode
25.07/1944
I Learned a Lesson, I'll Never Forget by 5 Red Caps 

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96
US 14
US country 2
US R&B 3
[Beacon 7120]
written by Joe Davis
26.03/1949
Blue Skirt Waltz by Frankie Yankovic and His Yanks 

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95
US 12
US country 7
as Frankie Yankovic & His Yanks & the Marlin Qisters
written by Mitchell Parish & Václav Bláha
27.08/1948
(Just a Little Lovin') Will Go a Long Way by Eddy Arnold 

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94
US 13
US country ✫1
written by Eddy Arnold & Zeke Clements
28.11/1944
I'm Wastin' My Tears on You by Tex Ritter 

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92
US 11
US country ✫1
written by Frank Harford
29.04/1944
When My Man Comes Home by Buddy Johnson 

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91
US 18
US country 2
US R&B ✫1
vocals by Ella Johnson
30.08/1944
Red Blues by Cootie Williams 

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83
US 18
US country 4
US R&B 2
vocals by Eddie 'Cleanhead' Vinson
[Hit 7084]
written by Bob Haggart
31.12/1949
Blues Stay Away from Me by Owen Bradley 

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82
US 11
US country 7
with Jack Shook & Dottie Dillard
written by Rabon Delmore, Wayne Raney, Henry Glover & Alton Delmore
32.03/1948
Anytime by Eddy Arnold 

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79
US 17
US country ✫1
as Eddy Arnold & his Tennessee Plowboys
[RCA Victor 2700]
written by Herbert "Happy" Lawson
33.01/1944
Try Me One More Time by Ernest Tubb 

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78
US 15
US country 2
[Decca 6093]
written by Ernest Tubb
34.05/1944
I Can't See for Lookin' by The King Cole Trio 

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78
US 24
US country 2
US R&B 2
[Capitol 154]
written by Nadine Robinson & Dok Stanford
35.09/1945
Shame on You by Lawrence Welk and His Orchestra 

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77
US 13
US country ✫1
as Lawrence Welk & His Orchestra & Red Foley
written by Spade Cooley
36.02/1946
Someday (You'll Want Me to Want You) by Hoosier Hot Shots and Sally Foster 

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76
US 12
US country 3
written by Jimmie Hodges
37.08/1944
Soldier's Last Letter by Ernest Tubb 

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76
US 16
US country ✫1
[Decca 6098]
written by Redd Stewart & Ernest Tubb
38.02/1944
Hurry, Hurry! by Benny Carter and His Orchestra 

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76
US 23
US country 2
US R&B 2
vocals by Savannah Churchill
[Capitol 144]
written by Richard Larkin & Benny Carter
39.11/1949
Slipping Around by Ernest Tubb 

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MP3

75
US 17
US country ✫1
[Decca 46173]
written by Floyd Tillman
40.02/1944
The Prodigal Son by Roy Acuff 

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75
US 13
US country 4
as Roy Acuff and His Smoky Mountain Boys
[Okeh 6716]
written by Floyd Jenkins
41.05/1948
Texarkana Baby by Eddy Arnold 

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73
US 18
US country ✫1
as Eddy Arnold & his Tennessee Plowboys
US b side to Bouquet of Roses
[RCA Victor 2806]
written by Fred Rose
42.03/1946
Guitar Polka by Al Dexter 

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72
US 16
US country ✫1
as Al Dexter and His Troopers
[instrumental]
written by Al Dexter
43.07/1949
I'm Throwing Rice (At the Girl That I Love) by Eddy Arnold 

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72
US 19
US country ✫1
written by Ed Nelson Jr., Eddy Arnold & Steve Nelson
44.12/1948
I Love You So Much It Hurts by Jimmy Wakely 

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71
US 21
US country ✫1
[Capitol 15243]
written by Floyd Tillman
45.04/1944
Too Late to Worry by Al Dexter 

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71
US 18
US country ✫1
as Al Dexter and His Troopers
US B side to So Long Pal
written by Al Dexter
46.12/1945
Sioux City Sue by Dick Thomas 

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69
US 16
US country ✫1
[National 5007]
written by Dick Thomas & Ray Freedman
47.02/1947
(Oh Why, Oh Why, Did I Ever Leave) Wyoming by Dick Jurgens and His Orchestra 

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68
US 14
US country 4
vocals by Jimmy Castle
48.10/1948
Buttons and Bows by Gene Autry 

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67
US 17
US country 6
[Columbia 20469]
written by Jay Livingston & Ray Evans
49.04/1944
Mexico Joe by Ivie Anderson 

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66
US 16
US country 4
with Ceele Burke's Orchestra
[Exclusive 3113]
written by Leon Rene & Johnny Lange
50.10/1949
Why Don't You Haul Off and Love Me by Wayne Raney 

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65
US 22
US country ✫1
[King 791]
written by Wayne Raney & Lonnie Glosson
51.02/1949
Don't Rob Another Man's Castle by Eddy Arnold 

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65
US 23
US country ✫1
US b side to There's Not a Thing (I Wouldn't Do fo You)
[RCA 48-0042]
written by Jenny Lou Carson
52.11/1948
A Heart Full of Love (For a Handful of Kisses) by Eddy Arnold 

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63
US 23
US country ✫1
[RCA Victor 3174]
written by Eddy Arnold, Steve Nelson & Ray Soehnel
53.07/1947
Ragtime Cowboy Joe by Eddy Howard 

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63
US 16
US country 5
#1 hit for Bob Roberts in 1912
written by Lewis F. Muir, Maurice Abrahams & Grant Clarke
54.04/1944
Rosalita by Al Dexter 

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62
US 22
US country ✫1
as Al Dexter and His Troopers
written by Al Dexter
55.05/1949
One Kiss Too Many by Eddy Arnold 

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62
US 23
US country ✫1
[RCA 48-0083]
written by Steve Nelson, Ed Nelson Jr. & Eddy Arnold
56.12/1949
Blue Christmas by Ernest Tubb 

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62
US 23
US country ✫1
[Christmas]
[Decca 46186]
written by Billy Hayes & Jay W. Johnson
57.12/1944
There's a New Moon Over My Shoulder by Tex Ritter 

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62
US 21
US country 2
[Capitol 174]
written by Jimmie Davis, Ekko Whelan & Lee Blastic
58.05/1949
Lovesick Blues by Hank Williams 

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MP3

from Moanin' the Blues   

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61
US 24
US country ✫1
as Hank Williams and His Drifting Cowboys
[MGM 10352]
written by Cliff Friend & Irving Mills
59.03/1946
Wave to Me, My Lady by Elton Britt 

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60
US 19
US country 3
[Victor 1789]
60.02/1949
Lavender Blue (Dilly Dilly) by Burl Ives and Captain Stubby and the Buccaneers 

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MP3

60
US 16
US country 13
written by traditional
61.03/1944
When My Sugar Walks Down the Street by Ella Fitzgerald 

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60
US 22
US country 2
as Ella Fitzgerald & Her Famous Orchestra
[Decca 18587]
written by Gene Austin, Jimmy McHugh & Irving Mills
62.08/1944
Hurry, Hurry by Lucky Millinder and His Orchestra 

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59
US 20
US country 4
vocals by Wynonie Harris
written by Benny Carter & Richard Larkin
63.06/1944
She Broke My Heart in Three Places by Hoosier Hot Shots 

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59
US 21
US country 3
[Decca 4442]
written by Milton Drake, Al Hoffman & Jerry Livingston
64.04/1949
Riders in the Sky (Cowboy Legend) by Burl Ives 

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MP3

58
US 21
US country 8
[Columbia 38485]
written by Stan Jones
65.11/1944
I'll Forgive You but I Can't Forget by Roy Acuff 

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58
US 21
US country 3
as Roy Acuff and His Smoky Mountain Boys
written by Joe L. Frank & Pee Wee King
66.01/1947
New Pretty Blonde (Jole Blon) by Moon Mullican 

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57
US 21
US country 2
[King 578]
67.06/1944
Yesterday's Tears by Ernest Tubb 

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MP3

54
US 23
US country 4
[Decca 6098]
written by Ernest Tubb
68.10/1949
Room Full of Roses by George Morgan 

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MP3

51
US 25
US country 4
[Columbia 20594]
written by Tim Spencer
69.03/1948
What a Fool I Was by Eddy Arnold 

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50
US 29
US country 2
as Eddy Arnold & his Tennessee Plowboys
US b side to Anytime
[RCA Victor 2700]
written by Stu Davis
70.08/1949
Baby, It's Cold Outside by Homer and Jethro 

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49
US 22
US country 9
with June Carter
written by Frank Loesser
71.12/1949
Here Comes Santa Claus (Down Santa Claus Lane) by Gene Autry 

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MP3

48
US 24
US country 8
[R]
[Christmas]
written by Gene Autry & Oakley Haldeman
72.12/1948
Life Gits Tee-Jus, Don't It? by Tex Williams 

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MP3

48
US 27
US country 5
written by Carson Robison (as Carson J. Robinson)
73.11/1948
Then I Turned and Walked Slowly Away by Eddy Arnold 

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48
US 30
US country 2
US b side to A Heart Full of Love (For a Handful of Kisses)
written by Red Fortner
74.04/1949
I'm Bitin' My Fingernails and Thinking of You by The Andrews Sisters and Ernest Tubb and the Texas Troubadors 

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MP3

47
US 30
US country 2
written by Ernest Tubb, Ernest Benedict, Roy West & Lenny Sanders
75.08/1949
Room Full of Roses by Sons of the Pioneers 

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MP3

44
US 26
US country 10
[RCA 48-0060]
written by Tim Spencer
76.09/1948
Forever Is Ending Today by Ernest Tubb 

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MP3

42
US 30
US country 5
[Decca 46134]
77.10/1949
Wedding Bells by Margaret Whiting and Jimmy Wakely 

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MP3

40
US 30
US country 6
written by Claude Bonne
78.04/1949
Money, Marbles and Chalk by Patti Page 

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40
US 27
US country 15
[Mercury 5251]
written by Garner Eckler
79.08/1947
I'll Hold You in My Heart (Till I Can Hold You in My Arms) by Eddy Arnold 

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MP3

25
US country ✫1as Eddy Arnold & his Tennessee Plowboys
written by Eddie Arnold, Hal Horton & Tommy Dilbeck
80.05/1947
It's a Sin by Eddy Arnold 

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24
US country ✫1as Eddy Arnold & his Tennessee Plowboys
written by Zeb Turner & Fred Rose
81.1944
They Took the Stars Out of Heaven by Floyd Tillman 

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22
US country ✫1written by Floyd Tillman
82.1949
Tennessee Saturday Night by Red Foley 

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22
US country ✫1written by Billy Hughes
83.1944
So Long Pal by Al Dexter 

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MP3

22
US country ✫1
84.1949
Candy Kisses by George Morgan 

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MP3

22
US country ✫1[Columbia 20547]
written by George Morgan
85.04/1945
At Mail Call Today by Gene Autry 

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MP3

21
US country ✫1written by Gene Autry
86.03/1947
What Is Life without Love by Eddy Arnold 

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MP3

21
US country ✫1as Eddy Arnold & his Tennessee Plowboys
written by Eddy Arnold, Owen Bradley & Vic McAlpin
87.1946
You Will Have to Pay by Tex Ritter 

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MP3

21
US country ✫1written by Tex Ritter, Bonnie Dodd & Sarah Jane Cooper
88.1946
Wine, Women and Song by Al Dexter 

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MP3

21
US country ✫1written by Johann Strauss Jr. & Al Dexter (arrangement)
89.1946
Divorce Me C.O.D. by Merle Travis 

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MP3

21
US country ✫1[Capitol 290]
written by Merle Travis & Cliffie Stone
90.1945
You Two Timed Me One Time Too Often by Tex Ritter 

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MP3

20
US country ✫1written by Jenny Lou Carson
91.1945
With Tears in My Eyes by Wesley Tuttle 

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MP3

20
US country ✫1written by Paul Howard
92.1945
There's a New Moon Over My Shoulder by Jimmie Davis 

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MP3

20
US country ✫1written by Jimmie Davis, Ekko Whelan & Lee Blastic
93.1945
Shame on You by Spade Cooley 

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MP3

20
US country ✫1with Tex Williams & Oakie
written by Spade Cooley
94.1945
Oklahoma Hills by Jack Guthrie 

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MP3

20
US country ✫1written by Woody Guthrie
95.1945
It's Been So Long Darling by Ernest Tubb 

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MP3

20
US country ✫1written by Ernest Tubb
96.1945
I'm Losing My Mind Over You by Al Dexter 

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MP3

20
US country ✫1
97.1947
So Round, So Firm, So Fully Packed by Merle Travis 

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MP3

20
US country ✫1[Capitol 349]
written by Merle Travis, Eddie Kirk & Cliffie Stone
98.1947
Rainbow at Midnight by Ernest Tubb 

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20
US country ✫1written by Lost John Miller
99.1947
New Jolie Blonde (New Pretty Blonde) by Red Foley 

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MP3

20
US country ✫1
100.12/1948
Fore Day in the Morning by Roy Brown 

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20
US country 12
US R&B 6
as Roy Brown and His Orchestra
US B side to Rainy Weather Blues
[Deluxe 3198]
written by Roy Brown

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