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Most covered songs

Title Written by Originally by Covers Adaptations
1 The Christmas Song (Merry Christmas to You) Mel Tormé, Robert Wells Nat "King" Cole [Trio] REC, The King Cole Trio with String Choir REL 1918 20
2 Les feuilles mortes Joseph Kosma, Jacques Prévert Yves Montand BRD, Cora Vaucaire - Au piano : M. Philippe-Gérard REL 1558 42
3 Come Rain or Come Shine Johnny Mercer, Harold Arlen Ruby Hill, Harold Nicholas PRF, Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra - Vocal Refrain by Sy Oliver REC 719 0
4 La vie en rose Louiguy, Edith Piaf Edith Piaf 605 33
5 Time After Time Sammy Cahn, Jule Styne Margaret Whiting with Frank De Vol and His Orchestra REC, Frank Sinatra BRD 468 1
6 Do You Know What It Means to Miss New Orleans Eddie DeLange, Louis Alter Louis Armstrong and His Dixieland Seven 427 2
7 (Get Your Kicks on) Route 66 Bobby Troup The King Cole Trio 406 11
8 Old Devil Moon E.Y. Harburg, Burton Lane Charlie Spivak and His Orchestra REC, Russ Case and His Orchestra with Jimmy Carroll REL 405 1
9 If You Could See Me Now Carl Sigman, Tadd Dameron Sarah Vaughan - Orchestra under the direction of Tad Dameron 269 1
10 Good Morning Heartache Ervin Drake, Irene Higginbotham, Dan Fisher Billie Holiday 266 2
11 They Say It's Wonderful Irving Berlin Ethel Merman & Ray Middleton PRF, Bing Crosby with Orchestra directed by Jay Blackton REC,REL 256 6
12 Happy Go Lucky Local Duke Ellington Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra 215 1
13 Sixteen Tons Merle Travis Merle Travis 209 20
14 Nobody Else but Me Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II Jan Clayton PRF, Jan Clayton with The "Show Boat" Chorus and Orchestra conducted by Edwin McArthur REL 208 0
15 Yardbird Suite Charlie Parker [US1] Charlie Parker Septet 206 3
16 Blue Moon of Kentucky Bill Monroe Bill Monroe and His Bluegrass Boys 197 2
17 A Flower Is a Lovesome Thing Billy Strayhorn Duke Ellington and His Orchestra REC, Johnny Hodges and His Orchestra REL 197 0
18 You Make Me Feel So Young Mack Gordon, Joe Myrow Martha Tilton with Paul Weston and His Orchestra REC,REL, Carol Stewart and Del Porter BRD 196 1
19 Confirmation Charlie Parker [US1] Dizzy Gillespie Jazzmen 186 2
20 I Mean You Thelonious Monk, Coleman Hawkins Coleman Hawkins and Orch. 179 2
21 Born to Be Blue Mel Tormé, Robert Wells Mel Tormé with Sonny Burke and His Orchestra 177 0
22 The Things We Did Last Summer Sammy Cahn, Jule Styne Frank Sinatra – Orchestra under the direction of Axel Stordahl 172 4
23 Peace in the Valley Thomas A. Dorsey Flying Clouds of Detroit 163 0
24 Billie's Bounce Charlie Parker [US1] Charley Parker's Ree Boppers 161 3
25 Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah Allie Wrubel, Ray Gilbert Swing and Sway with Sammy Kaye REC,REL, James Baskett BRD 142 6
26 I'm Just a Lucky So and So Mack David, Duke Ellington Duke Ellington and His Orchestra - Vocal Refrain by Al Hibbler 141 0
27 Les trois cloches Gilles Edith Piaf & Les compagnons de la chanson 136 20
28 Just Squeeze Me Lee Gaines Duke Ellington and His Orchestra - Vocal Refrain by Ray Nance 126 1
29 Let the Good Times Roll Sam Theard, Fleecie Moore Louis Jordan and His Tympany Five 122 2
30 A Sunday Kind of Love Louis Prima, Barbara Belle, Anita Leonard, Stan Rhodes Claude Thornhill and His Orchestra - Vocal Chorus by Fran Warren 118 2
31 This Is Always Harry Warren, Mack Gordon Bobby Byrne and His Orchestra REC, George Paxton and His Orchestra - Vocal by Lee Taylor REL 114 1
32 In Love in Vain Jerome Kern, Leo Robin Margaret Whiting 105 0
33 How Are Things in Glocca Morra? E.Y. Harburg, Burton Lane Ella Logan PRF, Martha Tilton - With Vocal Group and Dean Elliott and His Orchestra REC 104 3
34 To Each His Own Ray Evans, Jay Livingston Eddy Howard and His Orchestra 101 2
35 Um a zero Pixinguinha, Benedito Lacerda Pixinguinha e Benedito Lacerda 97 1
36 Choo Choo Ch'boogie Milt Gabler, Vaughn Horton, Denver Darling Louis Jordan and His Tympany Five 96 9
37 Ornithology Charlie Parker [US1], Benny Harris Charlie Parker Septet 95 1
38 Copacabana Braguinha, Alberto Ribeiro [BR] Dick Farney com Eduardo Patané e Sua Orquestra de Cordas 92 2
39 Dark as a Dungeon Merle Travis Merle Travis 87 1
40 I Got Lost in His Arms Irving Berlin Ethel Merman PRF, Ethel Merman & Chorus REL 83 0
41 Petit papa Noël Raymond Vincy, Henri Martinet Tino Rossi 83 6
42 Shangri-La Carl Sigman, Robert Maxwell, Matty Malneck Matty Malneck and His Orchestra 81 0
43 There's No Business Like Show Business Irving Berlin William O'Neal, Marty May, Ray Middleton and Ethel Merman 77 2
44 Our Delight Tadd Dameron Dizzy Gillespie and His Orchestra 77 0
45 Moose the Mooche Charlie Parker [US1] Charlie Parker Septet 76 1
46 Mary Ann Roaring Lion Roaring Lion 76 9
47 Any Place I Hang My Hat Is Home Johnny Mercer, Harold Arlen Ruby Hill with "St. Louis Woman" Choral Group and Orchestra under the direction of Leon Leonardi 75 0
48 The Girl That I Marry Irving Berlin Ray Middleton PRF, Frank Sinatra – Orchestra under the direction of Axel Stordahl REC,REL 73 3
49 I've Got the Sun in the Morning Irving Berlin Ethel Merman & Ensemble 69 1
50 I Don't Know Enough About You Peggy Lee, Dave Barbour Peggy Lee with Dave Barbour and His Orchestra 65 0
51 For You, for Me, for Evermore George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin Margaret Whiting with Orchestra conducted by Jerry Gray 65 0
52 Bouncing with Bud Bud Powell, Gil Fuller Sonny Stitt 64 1
53 Five Minutes More Sammy Cahn, Jule Styne Bob Crosby and His Orchestra 64 5
54 Pastures of Plenty Woody Guthrie Woody Guthrie 57 0
55 Baião Luiz Gonzaga, Humberto Teixeira Quatro Ases e um Curinga 56 2
56 Look to the Rainbow E.Y. Harburg, Burton Lane Russ Case and His Orchestra with Audrey Marsh and The Guild Choristers 56 1
57 Jumpin' with Symphony Sid Lester Young Lester Young and His Sextet 56 1
58 I Waited for You Dizzy Gillespie, Gil Fuller Dizzy Gillespie and His Orchestra 55 0
59 Ain't Nobody Here but Us Chickens Alex Kramer, Joan Whitney Louis Jordan and His Tympany Five 55 1
60 Ingênuo Pixinguinha, Benedito Lacerda Pixinguinha e Benedito Lacerda e regional 53 1
61 Run On for a Long Time [Traditional] Golden Gate Quartet REC, The Jubalaires REL 52 0
62 Pigalle Georges Ulmer, Géo Koger, Guy Luypaerts Georges Ulmer - Orchestre direction Marius Coste 51 2
63 It's a Good Day Peggy Lee, Dave Barbour Peggy Lee with Dave Barbour and His Orchestra 51 1
64 A Gal in Calico Arthur Schwartz, Leo Robin Bing Crosby with The Calico Kids and John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra REC, Dennis Morgan, Jack Carson and Martha Vickers [dubbed by Sally Sweetland] BRD, Tex Beneke with The Miller Orchestra - Vocal Refrain by Tex Beneke and The Crew Chiefs REL 49 0
65 Put the Blame on Mame Doris Fisher, Allan Roberts Rita Hayworth [dubbed by Anita Ellis] 49 3
66 Cruising down the River Eily Beadell, Nell Tollerton Lou Preager and His Orchestra - Vocalist: Paul Rich 47 2
67 The Coffee Song (They've Got an Awful Lot of Coffee in Brazil) Bob Hilliard, Richard Miles Julie Wilson [US] PRF, Louis Prima and His Orchestra - Vocal by Louis Prima REC,REL 46 2
68 Get the Mop Henry Allen Henry "Red" Allen and Orchestra featuring J. C. Higginbotham 44 4
69 Anniversary Song Al Jolson, Saul Chaplin Al Jolson with Orchestra directed by Morris Stoloff REC, Anita Ellis and Harry Geller's Concert Orchestra REL 44 0
70 52nd Street Theme Thelonious Monk Dizzy Gillespie and His Orchestra 44 0
71 Christmas Island Lyle Moraine Andrews Sisters and Guy Lombardo and His Royal Canadians 43 0
72 Trouble Is a Man Alec Wilder Peggy Lee REC, Hall Sisters with Jesse Stone and His Orchestra REL 42 0
73 Ole Buttermilk Sky Hoagy Carmichael, Jack Brooks Hoagy Carmichael and Orchestra REC, Hoagy Carmichael BRD 42 0
74 It's a Pity to Say Goodnight Billy Reid Dorothy Squires with Orchestra directed by Billy Reid 41 0
75 La última noche Bobby Collazo Eva Garza con la Orquesta Columbia 40 2
76 Où es-tu, mon amour Emil Stern, Henri Lemarchand Renée Lebas - Orchestre, dir. Guy Luypaerts 40 3
77 If We Never Meet Again Albert E. Brumley Brown's Ferry Four 40 2
78 Vou vivendo Pixinguinha, Benedito Lacerda Benedicto Lacerda e Pixinguinha com regional 40 0
79 The Man with the Horn Eddie DeLange, Jack Jenney, Bonnie Lake Boyd Raeburn and His Orchestra 40 0
80 Tenor Madness Sonny Rollins Kenny Clarke and His 52nd Street Boys 38 0
81 Pecado Carlos Bahr, Enrique Mario Francini, Armando Pontier María de la Fuente con Orquesta Don Américo Belloto 37 3
82 If I Had My Life to Live Over Moe Jaffe, Henry Tobias, Larry Vincent Larry Vincent with Feilden Foursome 37 0
83 Laughing on the Outside Ben Raleigh, Bernie Wayne Dinah Shore REC, Lou Bring & Orchestra - Vocal by Teddy Walters REL 36 1
84 The House of Blue Lights Don Raye, Freddie Slack Freddie Slack with Rhythm Section and Ella Mae Morse with Don Raye 35 0
85 So Glad You're Mine Arthur Crudup Arthur "Big Boy" Crudup 35 2
86 Emperor Norton's Hunch Lu Watters Lu Watters Yerba Buena Jazz Band 35 0
87 Foggy River Fred Rose Jimmie Lawson 35 0
88 Big Bear Stomp Lu Watters Lu Watters Yerba Buena Jazz Band 35 0
89 Django's Tiger Stéphane Grappelli, Django Reinhardt Django Reinhardt et le Quintette du Hot Club de France avec Stéphane Grapelly 34 1
90 Amado mio Doris Fisher, Allan Roberts Rita Hayworth [dubbed by Anita Ellis] 34 6
91 Anything You Can Do Irving Berlin Ethel Merman and Ray Middleton PRF, Ethel Merman with Ray Middleton REL 32 1
92 Proezas de solon Pixinguinha, Benedito Lacerda Pixinguinha e Benedito Lacerda com regional 31 0
93 Tulip or Turnip Duke Ellington, Don George Duke Ellington and His Orchestra 31 0
94 Swing Down Sweet Chariot [Traditional] Golden Gate Quartet 31 1
95 You Keep Coming Back Like a Song Irving Berlin Dinah Shore REC,REL, Bing Crosby with John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra BRD 31 0
96 It Shouldn't Happen to a Dream Duke Ellington, Johnny Hodges, Don George Duke Ellington and His Orchestra - Vocal by Albert Hibbler 30 0
97 Gloria Leon René Bob Hayward with Buddy Baker and His Orchestra 30 2
98 The Sweetest Gift, a Mother's Smile James B. Coats James and Martha 30 1
99 Trombone Rag Turk Murphy Lu Watters Yerba Buena Jazz Band 30 0
100 Allen's Alley Denzil Best Coleman Hawkins' 52nd Street All Stars 29 0