Top Hits of 1921

December 29, 2020#2002

Of all the songs that were played in 1921, we’ve selected ones that were still heard decades later. Don’t expect to hear “I found a rose in the devil’s garden.” It didn’t make the cut!


Ain’t we got fun? — Peggy Lee

All by myself — Kay Starr

April showers — Al Jolson

By the waters of Minnetonka — Glenn Miller

Everybody step — Chick Webb

I’m just wild about Harry — Mitch Miller

Jazz me blues — Jimmy Dorsey

Kitten on the keys — Freddie Slack

Look for the silver lining — Claude Thornhill

Ma! He’s making eyes at me — Pearl Bailey

Second-hand Rose — Barbra Streisand

The sheik of Araby — Jack Teagarden

Three o’clock in the morning — Ted Lewis

Wabash blues — Wild Bill Davison

Wang wang blues — Henry Busse

Royal Garden blues — Tommy Dorsey

When Buddha smiles — Jan Savitt

Swingin’ down the lane — Frankie Carle

(Date indicates when program is first available to stations. Actual broadcast typically follows within ten days.)