100 Great 1930s Records For The New Depression.

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100. Rudy Vallee & His Orchestra “Brother, Can You Spare A Dime?”
99. Cole Porter “You’re The Top”
98. Ben Selvin & The Crooners “Happy Days Are Here Again”
97. Josh White “Jesus Gonna Make Up My Dying Bed”
96. Hoagy Carmichael “Cosmics”
95. Ethel Waters “Miss Otis Regrets”
94. Bob Hope & Shirley Ross “Thanks For The Memory”
93. Jeanette MacDonald “Isn’t It Romantic?”
92. Buck & Bubbles “Lady Be Good”
91. The Raymond Scott Quartet “Tobacco Auctioneer”
90. Bessie Smith “Gimme A Pigfoot And A Bottle Of Beer”
89. Connee Boswell “The Boulevard Of Broken Dreams”
88. The Sons Of The Pioneers “Tumbling Tumbleweeds”
87. Fletcher Henderson & His Orchestra “Down South Camp Meeting”
86. Cab Calloway & His Orchestra “Minnie The Moocher (The Ho-De-Ho Song)”
85. Lydia Mendoza Y Conjunto “Mal Hombre”
84. Jimmy Durante “Inka Dinka Doo”
83. Ray Noble’s New Mayfair Orchestra with Al Bowlly “Twentieth Century Blues”
82. The Monroe Brothers “Nine Pound Hammer Is Too Heavy”
81. The Johnny Green Orchestra with Ethel Merman “I Get A Kick Out Of You”
80. The Quintette Of The Hot Club Of France “Djangology”
79. Son House “Clarksdale Moan”
78. Mildred Bailey “Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams”
77. The Johnny Green Orchestra with Fred Astaire “Let’s Face The Music And Dance”
76. Nicolas Slonimsky & The Pan American Chamber Orchestra “Ionisation”
75. Billie Holiday & Her Orchestra “Summertime”
74. Jimmie Rodgers “Mule Skinner Blues (Blue Yodel No. 8)”
73. Marlene Dietrich “Falling In Love Again”
72. Don Redman & His Orchestra with Bill Robinson “Doin’ The New Low-Down”
71. Big Bill Broonzy “W.P.A. Rag”
70. Mae West “I Like A Guy What Takes His Time”
69. Ida Cox & Her All-Star Band “Hard Time Blues”
68. Walter Huston “Semptember Song”
67. Louis Armstrong & His Orchestra “Star Dust”
66. Bunny Berigan & His Orchestra “I Can’t Get Started”
65. Lonnie Johnson “Jersey Belle Blues”
64. Duke Ellington & His Orchestra “Mood Indigo”
63. Patsy Montana & The Prairie Ramblers “Back On Montana Plains”
62. Blind Boy Fuller “Rag Mama Rag”
61. Al Glaser’s Buconiaer Kapelle with Dave Tarras “Bessarabian Hora”
60. Marian Anderson “Motherless Child”
59. Cliff Bruner’s Texas Wanderers “It Makes No Difference Now”
58. Solomon Linda’s Evening Birds “Mbube”
57. Dick Powell & His Orchestra “Lulu’s Back In Town”
56. The Golden Gate Jubilee Quartet “Rock My Soul”
55. The Delmore Brothers “Fifteen Miles From Birmingham”
54. Sonny Boy Williamson “Good Morning Little School Girl”
53. Lee Wiley with The Max Kaminsky Orchestra “But Not For Me”
52. The Ink Spots “With Plenty Of Money And You”
51. Bai Hong “Wo Yao Hui Jia”
50. Harry Richman & The Earl Burtnett Orchestra “Puttin’ On The Ritz”
49. Noel Coward “Mad Dogs And Englishmen”
48. Bill Gaither “Who’s Been Here Since I Been Gone?”
47. Roy Acuff & His Crazy Tennesseans “Wabash Cannonball”
46. Don Azpiazu & His Havana Casino Orchestra “El Manicero (The Peanut Vendor)”
45. Maxine Sullivan & The Claude Thornhill Orchestra “Loch Lomond”
44. Leo Reisman & His Orchestra with Harold Arlen “Happy As The Day Is Long”
43. Speckled Red “The Dirty Dozen No. 2”
42. Cliff Edwards “It’s Only A Paper Moon”
41. Chick Webb & His Orchestra with Ella Fitzgerald “A-Tisket, A-Tasket”
40. Art Tatum “Tea For Two”
39. Hoagy Carmichael & Ella Logan with The Perry Botkin Orchestra “Two Sleepy People”
38. Carmen Miranda “Gente Bamba”
37. The Memphis Jug Band “Memphis Shakedown”
36. Count Basie & His Orchestra with Helen Humes “Between The Devil And The Deep Blue Sea”
35. Charley Patton “High Water Everywhere”
34. Bing Crosby with Guy Lombardo’s Royal Canadians “You’re Getting To Be A Habit With Me”
33. Lotte Lenya & The Three Admirals with Theo Mackaben’s Jazz Orchestra “Alabama Song”
32. Fats Waller & His Rhythm “Honeysuckle Rose”
31. The Jimmie Lunceford Orchestra “Rhythm Is Our Business”
30. Cole Porter “Anything Goes”
29. The 5 Spirits Of Rhythm “I Got Rhythm”
28. Frances Langford “I’m In The Mood For Love”
27. Count Basie & His Orchestra with Jimmy Rushing “Blues In The Dark”
26. Ruth Etting “Ten Cents A Dance”
25. Wilmouth Houdini & His Orchestra“Black But Sweet”
24. Libby Holman “Love For Sale”
23. Bukka White “Shake ’Em On Down”
22. The Benny Goodman Sextet “Flying Home”
21. Gene Autry & His String Band “Dust”
20. Judy Garland & The Victor Young Orchestra “Over The Rainbow”
19. Bob Wills & His Texas Playboys “Steel Guitar Rag”
18. Lead Belly “Gallis Pole”
17. Paul Robeson “Ol’ Man River”
16. The Blue Sky Boys “Down On The Banks Of The Ohio”
15. The Mills Brothers “Tiger Rag”
14. Cab Calloway & His Orchestra “St. James Infirmary”
13. The Mississippi Sheiks “Sitting On Top Of The World”
12. Joe Turner & Pete Johnson “Roll ’Em Pete”
11. The Boswell Sisters “Lullaby Of Broadway”
10. Blind Alfred Reed “How Can A Poor Man Stand Such Times And Live?”
9. Ethel Waters & The Charlie Ventura Orchestra “Stormy Weather”
8. Skip James “Hard Time Killin’ Floor Blues”
7. Duke Ellington & His Orchestra with Ivie Anderson “It Don’t Mean A Thing (If It Ain’t Got That Swing)”
6. The Carter Family “No Depression In Heaven”
5. Louis Armstrong & His Orchestra “When The Saints Go Marching In”
4. Slim & Slam “The Flat Foot Floogie”
3. Fred Astaire with Johnny Green & His Orchestra “The Way You Look Tonight”
2. Robert Johnson “Hellhound On My Trail”
1. Billie Holiday “Strange Fruit”

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