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Top Country Songs of the 1940s

1930s <-1940-> 1950s
      

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1.08/1943

 ①  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

 ②  Pistol Packin' Mama by Bing Crosby and the Andrews Sisters

 

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325

US 2
US country ✫1
US R&B 3
[Decca 23277]
written by Al Dexter
3.09/1949

 ③  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

 ④  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

 ⑤  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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143

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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139

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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138

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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95

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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94

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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90

US 18
US country 2
US R&B ✫1
vocals by Ella Johnson
written by Buddy Johnson & J. Mayo Williams
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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78

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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77

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
39.02/1944

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
40.11/1949

Slipping Around by Ernest Tubb

 

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74

US 17
US country ✫1
[Decca 46173]
written by Floyd Tillman
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 & James B. Paris
43.07/1949

I'm Throwing Rice (At the Girl That I Love) by Eddy Arnold

 

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71

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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70

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 & Max C. Freedman (as 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
written by Morey Amsterdam
48.04/1944

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 René & Johnny Lange
49.10/1948

Buttons and Bows by Gene Autry

 

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66

US 17
US country 6
[Columbia 20469]
written by Jay Livingston & Ray Evans
50.02/1949

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
51.10/1949

Why Don't You Haul Off and Love Me by Wayne Raney

 

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64

US 22
US country ✫1
[King 791]
written by Wayne Raney & Lonnie Glosson
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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60

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]
written by William Stein & Frank Loesser
60.02/1949

Lavender Blue (Dilly Dilly) by Burl Ives and Captain Stubby and the Buccaneers

 

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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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59

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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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]
written by traditional
67.06/1944

Yesterday's Tears by Ernest Tubb

 

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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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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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48

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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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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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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47

US 30
US country 2
written by Ernest Tubb, Ernie Benedict (as Ernest Benedict), Roy West & Lenny Sanders
75.08/1949

Room Full of Roses by Sons of the Pioneers

 

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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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42

US 30
US country 5
[Decca 46134]
written by Ernest Tubb, Ike Cargill & Johnny Bond
77.10/1949

Wedding Bells by Margaret Whiting and Jimmy Wakely

 

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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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25

US country ✫1as Eddy Arnold & his Tennessee Plowboys
written by Eddy 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
82.1944

So Long Pal by Al Dexter

 

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22

US country ✫1written by Al Dexter
83.1949

Tennessee Saturday Night by Red Foley

 

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22

US country ✫1written by Billy Hughes
84.1949

Candy Kisses by George Morgan

 

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22

US country ✫1[Columbia 20547]
written by George Morgan
85.04/1945

At Mail Call Today by Gene Autry

 

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21

US country ✫1written by Gene Autry
86.03/1947

What Is Life without Love by Eddy Arnold

 

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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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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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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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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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20

US country ✫1written by Jenny Lou Carson
91.1945

With Tears in My Eyes by Wesley Tuttle

 

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20

US country ✫1written by Paul Howard
92.1945

There's a New Moon Over My Shoulder by Jimmie Davis

 

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20

US country ✫1written by Jimmie Davis, Ekko Whelan & Lee Blastic
93.1945

Shame on You by Spade Cooley

 

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20

US country ✫1with Tex Williams & Oakie
written by Spade Cooley
94.1945

Oklahoma Hills by Jack Guthrie

 

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20

US country ✫1written by Woody Guthrie
95.1945

It's Been So Long Darling by Ernest Tubb

 

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20

US country ✫1written by Ernest Tubb
96.1945

I'm Losing My Mind Over You by Al Dexter

 

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20

US country ✫1written by Al Dexter & James B. Paris
97.1947

So Round, So Firm, So Fully Packed by Merle Travis

 

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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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20

US country ✫1written by traditional
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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