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Title Written by Originally by Covers Adaptations
1 Dinah Harry Akst, Joe Young [US1], Sam Lewis Eddie Cantor 318 7
2 Tin Roof Blues Ben Pollack, George Brunies, Paul Mares, Walter Melrose, Mel Stitzel, Leon Roppolo New Orleans Rhythm Kings 316 4
3 Nobody Knows You When You're Down and Out Jimmie Cox Jimmie Cox 301 8
4 Must Jesus Bear the Cross Alone George Nelson Allen Wiseman Sextet 265 5
5 What'll I Do Irving Berlin Grace Moore & John Steel 260 1
6 Who's Sorry Now? Bert Kalmar, Harry Ruby, Ted Snyder Bob Thompson [US1] 258 10
7 Wolverine Blues Jelly Roll Morton, Benjamin F. Spikes, John C. Spikes New Orleans Rhythm Kings 253 0
8 Camp Meeting Blues King Oliver King Oliver's Jazz Band 244 1
9 Dipper Mouth Blues King Oliver King Oliver's Creole Jazz Band 232 2
10 Nobody's Business [Traditional] Tennessee Ten 214 4
11 Somebody Stole My Gal Leo Wood Ted Weems and His Orchestra 198 4
12 Amapola Joseph LaCalle Spanish Dance Orchestra 193 10
13 Milenberg Joys Jelly Roll Morton, Paul Mares, Walter Melrose, Leon Roppolo New Orleans Rhythm Kings 183 0
14 Charleston James P. Johnson, Cecil Mack Elisabeth Welch and Chorus 174 0
15 King Porter Stomp Jelly Roll Morton Ferd (Jelly Roll) Morton 174 2
16 Linger Awhile Vincent Rose, Harry Owens Bailey's Lucky Seven 149 1
17 Old Fashioned Love James P. Johnson, Cecil Mack Ina Duncan, Adelaide Hall and Arthur Porter 139 0
18 Quiéreme mucho Gonzalo Roig, Agustin Rodriguez Tito Schipa 134 12
19 Mama's Gone, Good Bye Armand Piron, Peter Bocage Piron's New Orleans Orchestra 123 0
20 Buddy's Habits Arnett Nelson, Charley Straight Rendezvous Dance Orchestra 120 0
21 Canal Street Blues King Oliver King Oliver's Creole Jazz Band 119 1
22 The Wreck of the Old 97 Henry Whitter Henry Whitter 118 0
23 Chimes Blues King Oliver King Oliver's Creole Jazz Band 117 0
24 The One I Love Belongs to Somebody Else Gus Kahn, Isham Jones Isham Jones Orchestra 116 0
25 Frog-I-More Rag Jelly Roll Morton King Oliver's Creole Jazz Band 115 1
26 All Alone Irving Berlin John Steel and Ruth Thomas 114 0
27 Kansas City Stomp Jelly Roll Morton Ferd (Jelly Roll) Morton 103 1
28 Sinfonie mit Schluss-Chor über Schillers Ode: „An die Freude" Ludwig van Beethoven Neues Symphonie-Orchester 101 10
29 Snake Rag King Oliver King Oliver's Creole Jazz Band 96 0
30 The Pearls Jelly Roll Morton Ferd (Jelly Roll) Morton 95 0
31 Weeping Willow Tree [Traditional] Henry Whitter 94 0
32 Wild Cat Blues Clarence Williams [US1], Fats Waller Clarence Williams' Blue Five 93 0
33 Riverside Blues Richard M. Jones, Thomas A. Dorsey King Oliver's Jazz Band 92 0
34 Grandpa's Spells Jelly Roll Morton Ferd (Jelly Roll) Morton 89 1
35 Mabel's Dream Ike Smith King Oliver's Jazz Band 88 0
36 Sobbin' Blues Art Kassel, Vic Berton Albert E. Short and His Tivoli Syncopaters 80 0
37 Angry Merritt Brunies, Jules Cassard, Henry Brunies, Dudley Mecum New Orleans Rhythm Kings 72 0
38 Kansas City Man Blues Clarence Williams [US1], Clarence Johnson [US Trombonist] Clarence Williams' Blue Five 69 0
39 Last Night on the Back Porch Lew Brown, Carl Schraubstader Winnie Lightner 68 0
40 Chansonette Rudolf Friml Paul Whiteman and His Orchestra 67 6
41 Mr. Jelly Lord Jelly Roll Morton New Orleans Rhythm Kings 63 0
42 Paddy on the Turnpike [Traditional] Patrick J. Gaffny 58 0
43 Cacklin' Hen / Hen Cackle [Traditional] Fiddlin' John Carson 58 0
44 That Old Gang of Mine Ray Henderson, Mort Dixon, Billy Rose Billy Murray – Ed Smalle 57 0
45 I've Been Working on the Railroad [Traditional] Wilfred Glenn and Shannon Quartet 55 4
46 Yosel Nellie Casman, Samuel Steinberg Nellie Casman 52 5
47 Gulf Coast Blues Clarence Williams [US1] Monette Moore 51 0
48 Chattanooga Stomp King Oliver King Oliver's Jazz Band 51 0
49 Weather Bird Rag Louis Armstrong King Oliver's Creole Jazz Band 48 0
50 Get Along Little Dogies [Traditional] Wilfred Glenn and Shannon Quartet 47 3
51 Rose of the Rio Grande Harry Warren, Edgar Leslie, Ross Gorman The Biltmore Society Orchestra 46 0
52 Swingin' down the Lane Gus Kahn, Isham Jones Isham Jones Orchestra 43 0
53 Every Time I Feel the Spirit [Traditional] Morehouse College Quartette 43 0
54 Kitty Clyde L. V. H. Crosby Wm. B. Houchens 43 1
55 La llorona [Traditional] Orquesta Tipica Pereyra 40 2
56 New Orleans Hop Scop Blues George W. Thomas Sara Martin – Piano Accomp. by Clarence Williams 38 0
57 Oh Baby Walter Donaldson, B.G. DeSylva Frank Crumit - Phil Ohman at the Piano 37 0
58 La Rosita Walter Haenschen, Lester O'Keefe International Novelty Orchestra 34 0
59 London Blues Jelly Roll Morton New Orleans Rhythm Kings 34 0
60 Atlanta Blues W.C. Handy, Dave Elman Sara Martin and Clarence Williams Blue Five 33 0
61 New Orleans Stomp King Oliver, Alphonse Picou King Oliver's Jazz Band 31 0
62 Wonderful One Paul Whiteman, Theodora Morse, Ferde Grofé Paul Whiteman and His Orchestra 31 0
63 Louisville Lou (That Vampin' Lady) Milton Ager, Jack Yellen Original Indiana Syncopators 31 0
64 Oh Sister, Ain't That Hot! Harry White, Will Donaldson Gene Rodemich's Orchestra 28 0
65 My Sweet Lovin' Man Lil Armstrong, Walter Melrose King Oliver's Jazz Band 28 0
66 Where Did You Stay Last Night Louis Armstrong, Lil Armstrong King Oliver's Jazz Band 27 0
67 Bringing in the Sheaves Knowles Shaw, George Minor Trinity Mixed Quartet 26 0
68 Hälsa dem därhemma Charles Bengtsson Wilh. Julinder 25 0
69 Lift Every Voice and Sing J. Rosamond Johnson, James Weldon Johnson Manhattan Harmony Four 24 0
70 Barney Google Billy Rose, Con Conrad Thomas and West (Billy Jones [US], Ernest Hare) 23 0
71 Mamma Goes Where Papa Goes Milton Ager, Jack Yellen Bob Thomas (Ernest Hare) 23 0
72 I'm Drifting Back to Dreamland Florence Charlesworth, Jack Sadler, Charles Harrison [CA] Kaplan's Melodists 22 0
73 Raise R-U-K-U-S Tonight [Traditional] Norfolk Jazz Quartette 22 3
74 Sleep Earl Burtnett, Adam Geibel Waring's Pennsylvanians 22 0
75 Je cherche après Titine Marcel Bertal, Louis Maubon, Léo Daniderff, Émile Ronn Emma Liebel 21 4
76 West Indies Blues Spencer Williams, Clarence Williams [US1], Edgar Dowell Esther Bigeou – Accomp. by Piron's New Orleans Orchestra 21 0
77 House of David Blues Irving Mills, Elmer Schoebel, Billy Meyers Chicago Blues Dance Orchestra 20 0
78 Alligator Flop King Oliver King Oliver and His Creole Jazz Band 20 0
79 Mandy Lee Blues Walter Melrose, Marty Bloom King Oliver's Creole Jazz Band 19 0
80 Big Fat Ham Jelly Roll Morton Jelly Roll Marton and His Orchestra 19 0
81 Tears Louis Armstrong, Lil Armstrong King Oliver's Jazz Band 18 0
82 Lovey Came Back Lou Handman, Joe Young [US1], Sam Lewis Marion Harris 17 0
83 When You Walked Out Someone Else Walked Right In Irving Berlin Isham Jones Orchestra 17 0
84 Goin' Home William Arms Fisher Reinald Werrenrath 17 0
85 It Ain't Gonna Rain No Mo' [Unknown], Wendell Hall Wendell Hall 16 0
86 Just a Girl That Men Forget Al Dubin, Fred Rath, Jos Garren Irving Kaufman 14 1
87 The Southern Stomps Richard M. Jones King Olivers Jazz Band 13 0
88 Warte warte nur ein Weilchen Walter Kollo, Willi Kollo Lori Leux & Paul Heidemann 13 1
89 There's No Disappointment in Heaven Frederick Lehman, Claudia Mays Asher and Rodeheaver (Virginia Asher, Homer Rodeheaver) 13 0
90 Mean Blues Art Gillham, Billy Smythe David H. Silverman and His Orchestra 12 0
91 Original Charleston Strut Thomas Morris Thomas Morris Past Jazz Masters 12 0
92 Jail House Blues Bessie Smith, Clarence Williams [US1] Bessie Smith - Irving Johns at the Piano 12 0
93 I Love Me (I'm Wild About Myself) Edwin J. Weber, Jack Hoins, Will Mahoney Jack Haley 11 0
94 Take Up Thy Cross Alfred H. Ackley Asher and Rodeheaver (Virginia Asher, Homer Rodeheaver) 11 0
95 Papa Better Watch Your Step Gilbert Wells, Bud Cooper Sophie Tucker - Accomp. by Rega Orchestra 11 0
96 Mad Jimmy McHugh, Bobby Heath Fry's Million Dollar Pier Orchestra 11 0
97 Bambalina Oscar Hammerstein II, Vincent Youmans, Herbert Stothart, Otto Harbach Edith Day 10 1
98 When Will the Sun Shine for Me? Abner Silver, Benny Davis Kaplan's Melodists 10 0
99 An Orange Grove in California Irving Berlin John Steel 10 0
100 Mi viejo amor Alfonso Esparza Oteo, Adolfo Fernandez Bustamante Alcides Briceño - Jorge Añez 9 1