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Da Doo Ron Ron Crystals, The 1963 (#3) Phil Spector, Jeff Barry, Ellie Greenwich
Daddy Sang Bass Johnny Cash 1968 (#42) Carl Perkins
Daddyís Home Shep & The Limelites 1961 (#2) Jimmy Sheppard, William Miller
Daddyís Little Girl Mills Brothers, The 1950 (#1) Bobby Burke & Horace Gerlach
Daddy-O Fontane Sisters, The 1955 (#11)Don Raye & Gene DePaul
Dance to the Music Sly & The Family Stone 1968 (#8)
Dance With Me Henry (Wallflower) Georgia Gibbs 1955 (#1) Hank Ballard, Johnny Otis; re-work of Ballardís "Work With Me, Annie" & Etta Jamesí "Roll With Me, Henry"
Dance With Me Orleans 1975 (#6) John & Johanna Hall
Dance with the Guitar Man Duane Eddy & The Rebelettes 1962 (#12) Duane Eddy, Lee Hazlewood
Dance, Dance, Dance Beach Boys, The 1965 Brian Wilson, Carl Wilson
Dance, The Garth Brooks 1989 Tony Arata
Dancin' With Someone (Longin' For You) Teresa Brewer 1953 (#17)
Dancing in the Dark   Bing Crosby 1931 Howard Dietz & Arthur Schwartz, in The Band Wagon
Dancing in the Street Martha & The Vandellas 1964 (#2) William Stevenson, Marvin Gay, Ivory Joe Hunter
Dancing on the Ceiling Frank Sinatra 1930 Lorenz Hart & Richard Rodgers
Dancing Queen Abba 1974 (#1) Benny & Stig Anderson, Bjorn Ulvaous
Dancing With Tears In My Eyes Ruth Etting 1930 (#1) Al Dubin & Joe Burke
Dang Me Roger Miller 1964 (#7) Roger Miller; Granny winner for C&W song, 1964 (1st of 2 in a row)
Danger! Heartbreak Ahead Jaye P. Morgan 1955 (#12) Carl Stutz, Nathan Barefoot Jr.
Dangling Conversation, The Simon & Garfunkel 1966 (#25) Paul Simon
Daniel Elton John 1973 (#2) Elton John, Bernie Taupin
Danke Schoen Wayne Newton 1963 (#13) Kurt Schwabach, Milt Gabler & Bert Kaempfert
Danny Boy Conway Twitty 1959 (#10) Lyr Frederick Weatherly, 1913, to "Londonderry Aire" (ca 1855)
Dannyís Song Anne Murray 1973 (#73) Kenny Loggins
Dark As a Dungeon Weavers, The   Merle Travis, 1947
Dark Moon Gale Storm 1957 (#4)Ned Miller
Darktown Struttersí Ball   1917 Shelton Brooks
Darliní Corey Weavers, The 1956 Adapted by Huddie Ledbetter
Darling Je Vous Aime Beaucoup Nat "King" Cole 1955 (#7) Anna Sosenko, 1935
Darn That Dream Benny Goodman 1940 (#1) Eddie DeLange & Jimmy Van Heusen; vocal by Mildred Bailey
Dawn (Go Away) Four Seasons, The 1964 (#3) Bob Gaudio, Sandy Linzer
Dawn of Correction, The Spokesmen, The 1965 (#36)
Day After Day Doris Day 1937 recorded with Barney Rapp band; regarded as her signature song
Day By Day Jo Stafford 1953 Sammy Cahn, Axel Stordahl & Paul Weston (1945)
Day Is Done Peter, Paul & Mary 1969 Peter Yarrow
Day That Clancy Drowned, The Ray Stevens    
Day that the Rains Came, The   Jane Morgan 1958 (#21) Pierre Delanoe (Eng. Carl Sigman), Gilbert Becaud
Day Tripper Beatles, The 1965 (#5) John Lennon, Paul McCartney
Daydream Believer Monkees, The 1967 (#1 for 4 weeks) John C. Stewart (of the Kingston Trio)
Day-O (The Banana Boat Song) Harry Belefonte 1957 (#5) Erik Darling, Bob Carey, Alan Arkin (three others charted previous year)
Days of Wine and Roses   Andy Williams 1963 (#26) Henry Mancini & Johnny Mercer, movie same name; Oscar, 1962 (2nd in a row); 2 Grammies, 1963
Daytime Friends & Nighttime Lovers Kenny Rogers 1977 (#28)
Dead Manís Curve Jan & Dean 1964 (#8) (Jan Berryís car wreck was 1966)
Dead Skunk Loudon Wainwright III 1973 (#16) Loudon Wainwright III (played Capt. Spaulding on MASH)
Dear Heart   Andy Williams 1964 (#24) (Henry Mancini version #77) Ray Evans, Jay Livingston, Henry Mancini
December '62 (Oh What a Night) Four Seasons, The   Robert Gaudio, Judy Parker
Deck the Halls Traditional   Old Welsh air
Dede Dinah Frankie Avalon 1958 (#7)
Dedicated to the One I Love Mamas & Papas 1967 (#23) Lowman Pauling (actual writer, of the 5 Royales), Ralph Bass (credit only), 1961
Deep Purple   Nino Tempo & April Stevens 1969 (#1) Mitchell Parish (later), Peter DeRose, 1939 (Billy Ward version 1957, #20) one of many of his add-on lyrics
Delaware Perry Como 1960 (#22) Irving Gordon
Deliaís Gone (One More Round) Kingston Trio, The 1963  
Delicado Percy Faith & His Orchestra 1952 (#1) (Instrumental) Jack Lawrence, Waldyr Azevedo
Delilah Tom Jones 1968 (#15) Les reed, Barry Mason
Della and the Dealer   Hoyt Axton 1979 Hoyt Axton; featured on an episode of "WKRP In Cincinnati"
Delta Dawn Helen Reddy 1972 (#1) Alex Harvey, Larry Collins; previously recorded by Tanya Tucker, 1972
Dennis the Menace Rosemary Clooney and Jimmy Boyd 1953 (#25)
Desert Pete Kingston Trio, The 1963 (#33)
Desperado Eagles 1973 Don Henley, Glenn Frey
Detour   Patti Page 1951 (#5) Paul Westmorland (written 1945?)
Detroit City Bobby Bare 1963 (#16) Danny Dill, Mel Tillis; Grammy winner 1963 (C&W); later #27 for Tom Jones, 1967
Devil in Disguise Elvis Presley 1963 (#3)
Devil Or Angel Bobby Vee 1960 (#6) first recorded by The Clovers, ca 1954
Devil With The Blue Dress Mitch Ryder & Detroit Wheels 1966 (#6)
Devil Woman Marty Robbins 1962 (#16) Christine Authors, Terry Britten
Devoted to You Everly Brothers 1958 (#10) Boudleaux Bryant
Diamond Girl Seals & Crofts 1973 (#6) Jimmy Seals, Dash Crofts
Diana Paul Anka 1957 (#1) Paul Anka
Diane Bachelors, The 1964 (#10) Erno Rappe, Lew Pollack, 1927; written for the movie "Seventh Heaven"
Diary Bread 1972 David Gates
Diary, The Neil Sedaka 1958 (#14)
Did She Mention My Name Gordon Lightfoot   Gordon Lightfoot
Did You Ever Have to Make Up Your Mind Loviní Spoonful, The 1966 (#2) John Sebastian
Did You Ever See A Dream Walking Kate Smith 1933 Mack Gordon, Harry Revel
Didnít We   Richard Harris 1967 Jim Webb
Different Drum Linda Ronstadt 1967 (#13) Michael Nesmith
Digginí Up Bones Randy Travis 1986 Paul Overstreet, Al Gore
Dixie Chicken Lowell George    
Dixie Danny Laurie Sisters, The 1955 (#30)
Dizzy Tommy Roe 1969 (#1 for 4 weeks) Fred Weller & Tommy Roe
Do Nothing ĎTil You Hear From Me Ella Fitzgerald 1956 Duke Ellington & Bob Russell
Do Wah Diddy Diddy Manfred Mann 1964 (#1) Ellie Greenwich, Jeff Barry
Do You Believe In Magic Loviní Spoonful, The 1965 (#9) John Sebastian
Do You Hear What I Hear Traditional    
Do You Know The Way to San Jose Dionne Warwick 1968 (#10) Bert Bacharach & Hal David
Do You Know You Are My Sunshine Statler Brothers, The    
Do You Love Me Dave Clark Five, The 1964 (#11)
Do You Remember These Statler Brothers, The    
Do You Think Iím Sexy Rod Stewart 1978 (#1 for 4 weeks)
Do You Wanna Dance? Bobby Freeman 1958 (#5) Robert Freeman
Do You Want to Know a Secret Beatles, The 1964 (#2) John Lennon, Paul McCartney
Doctor My Eyes Jackson Browne 1972 (#8) Jackson Browne
Doctor, Doctor Ray Stevens    
Does Your Chewing Gum Lose Its Flavor Anthony "Lonnie" Donegan 1961 (#5) Billy Rose, Marty Baum, Ernest Breuer, 1924 (originally "Does Your Spearmint Lose Itís Flavor")
Dog And Butterfly   1979 Susan Ennis, Ann Wilson, Nancy Wilson
Dogface Soldier Russ Morgan & Chorus 1955 (#30)
Doggie in the Window, The Patti Page 1953 (#1) Bob Merrill
Domani (Tomorrow) Julius LaRosa 1955 (#13) Tony Velona, Ulpio Minucci
Dominique Soeur Sourire (The Singing Num) 1963 (#1 for 4 weeks) Soeur Sourire; she committed suicide in 1985
Donít Be Cruel Elvis Presley 1956 (#1 for 4 weeks) Otis Blackwell, Elvis Presley (credited but didnít write) (flip side "Hound Dog"also #1)
Donít Blame Me Sarah Vaughn 1946 Dorothy Fields, Jimmy McHugh
Donít Break the Heart That Loves You Connie Francis 1962 (#1) Benny Davis, Ted Murray
Donít Cry Out Loud Melissa Manchester 1978 (#10)
Donít Forbid Me Pat Boone 1956 (#1) Charles Singleton
Donít Get Around Much Anymore Mel Tormé 1945 Bob Russell, Duke Ellington, 1942
Donít Go Down to the Quarry Peter, Paul & Mary   Peter Yarrow
Donít Go Near the Indians Rex Allen 1962 (#17)
Donít Go to Strangers Vaughn Monroe 1956 (#38) Redd Evans, Arthur Kent, Dave Mann
Donít It Make My Brown Eyes Blue Crystal Gayle 1977 Richard Leigh; Grammy winner, 1977 (C&W); Gayle is Loretta Lynnís sister
Donít It Make You Want to Go Home Joe South 1969 (#41) Joe South
Donít Let Me Be Lonely Tonight James Taylor 1972 (#14) James Taylor
Donít Let Me Be Misunderstood Animals, The 1965 (#15) Benjamin, Marcus & Caldwell
Donít Let the Rain Come Down Serendipity Singers, The 1964 (#6) University of Colorado group
Donít Let the Sun Catch You Crying Gerry & The Pacemakers 1964 (#4) Gerald Marsden
Donít Let the Sun Go Down on Me Elton John 1974 (#4) Elton John, Bernie Taupin
Donít Mess Around With Jim Jim Croce 1972 Jim Croce
Donít Sleep in the Subway Petula Clark   Tony Hatch, Jackie Trent
Donít Stop Fleetwood Mac   Christie McVie
Donít Take Your Guns to Town Johnny Cash & The Tennessee Two 1959 (#32)
Donít Think Twice, Itís Alright Peter, Paul & Mary 1963 (#9) Bob Dylan
Donít Throw Your Love Away Searchers, The 1964 (#16) B. Jackson, J. Wisner
Donít Worry ĎBout Me Marty Robbins 1961 (#3) Marty Robbins
Donít Worry Baby Beach Boys, The 1964 (#24)
Donít Worry, Be Happy Bobby McFerrin 1988 (#1 for 2 weeks) one fo the top 10 "1-hit wonders)
Donít You Care Buckinghams, The 1967 (#6) Gary Brisbeir, Jim Holvay
Donít You Just Know It Huey "Piano" Smith 1958 (#9)
Donít You Know Della Reese 1959 (#2) Bobby Worth
Donít You Rock Me Daddy-O Anthony "Lonnie" Donegan 1957 adapted by Wally Whyton & Bill Varley (of The Vipers, who also recorded it)from Dave Macon's "Sail Away Ladies," 1927
Dona Dona Joan Baez   Aaron Zeitlin, Shalom Secunda; Eng. Arthur Kevess & Teddy Schwartz
Donna the Prima Donna Dion 1963 (#6)
Don't Be Angry Crew-Cuts, The 1955 (#14) Napoleon Brown, Rose Marie McCoy
Don't Let the Stars Get In Your Eyes Perry Como 1953 (#1) Slim Willet
Don't Mess Up A Good Thing Fontella Bass & Bobby McLure 1965 (#33)
Dooley Kingston Trio, The 1965 Mitchell Jayne, Rodney Dillard
Door Is Still Open to My Heart, The Dean Martin 1964 (#6) Chuck Willis; first recorded as a "doo-wop" song by The Cardinals, 1955
Do-Wacka-Do Roger Miller 1964 (#31) Roger Miller
Down at the Twist and Shout Mary Chapin Carpenter 1992 (#2) Mary Chapin Carpenter; grammy winner
Down By the Old Mill Stream     Tell Taylor (1910)
Down By the Station Four Preps, The 1959 (#13) Arr. Glen Larson, Bruce Beland
Down In the Boondocks Billy Joe Royal 1965 (#9) Joe South
Down on the Corner Credence Clearwater Revival    
Down Yonder Joe "Fingers" Carr 1921 L. Wolfe Gilbert
Downtown Petula Clark 1964 (#1) Tony Hatch
Dr. Kavorkian Doo-Doo-Wah 1995 Ron DeLacy
Draft Dodger Rag Chad Mitchell Trio, The   Phil Ochs
Dragginí The Line Tommy James 1971 (#4)
Dragnet Ray Anthony & His Orchestra 1953 (#2) Walter Schumann
Dream   The Pied Pipers 1945 (#1) Johnny Mercer (Four Aces version #17 in 1954) Pied Pipers included Jo Stafford at this time
Dream a Little Dream of Me   Mama Cass Elliott 1968 (#12) Gus Kahn, Wilber Schwandt, Fabian Andre 1931; first popularized by Kate Smith on radio
Dream Along With Me Perry Como 1955 Carl Sigman; Perry Comoís theme song
Dream Baby (How Long Must I Dream) Roy Orbison 1962 (#4) Cindy Walker
Dream Lover   Bobby Darin 1959 (#2) Bobby Darin (Darin died in 1973 in heart surgery at age 37)
Dream Weaver Gary Wright 1976 (#2 for 3 weeks) Gary Wright
Dream, Dream, Dream   1954 Mitchell Parrish (later), Jimmy McHugh
Dreaminí   Johnny Burnette 1960 (#11) brother of Dorsey Burnette ("Hey Little One"); both died young
Dreams Fleetwood Mac 1977 Stevie Nicks
Drift Away Dobie Gray   Mentor Williams
Drill Ye Tarriers     Tomas F. Casey (?) ca 1888
Driving My Life Away Eddie Rabbitt 1980 (#5)
Druggist Song, The Joel Mabus 1998 Joel Mabus, on "Rhyme Schemes"
Drunken Sailor Traditional    
Druthers John Denver   John Denver
Dueling Banjos Deliverance 1972 Arthur Smith (Played by Eric Weissberg & Steve Mardel)
Duke of Earl Gene Chandler 1962 (#1) Earl Edwards, Bernie Williams, Eugene Dixon
Dum Dum Brenda Lee 1961 (#4) Jackie DeShannon, Sharon Sheeley
Dungaree Doll Eddie Fisher 1955 (#7) Ben Raleigh, Sherman Edwards
Dust In The Wind Kansas 1978 (#6) Kerry Livgren
Dutchmanís Gold Walter Brennan 1960 (#30)
Dynamite Brenda Lee 1957 (#72)
Earth Angel (Will You Be Mine) Penguins, The 1955 (#8) Curtis Williams, Jesse Belvin
Easier Said Than Done Essex, The 1963 (#1) William B. Linton, Larry Huff
East of the Sun Charlie Parker 1945 Bowman (#9 on the Hit Parade, 1935)
Easter Parade Fred Astaire 1933 Irving Berlin, 1933
Easy to Be Hard Three Dog Night 1969 (#4) Gerome Ragni, James Rando, in the musical Hair
Ebb Tide   The Righteous Brothers 1965 (#5) Carl Stigman, Robert Maxwell, 1953; (Lenny Welch #25 in Ď64; also Frank Chacksfield, 1953)
Ebony And Ivory Stevie Wonder, Paul McCartney 1982 Paul McCartney
Ebony Eyes Everly Brothers, The 1961 (#8) John D. Loudermilk
Eddystone Light, The     Arr. & adapted (and new words) by Fred Hellerman
Edelweis Christopher Plummer 1959 Richard Rogers & Oscar Hammerstein II in Sound of Music
Eggplant That Ate Chicago, The Dr. West Medicine Show 1966 (#52) Norman Greenbaum (member of the group) (also wrote "Spirit In the Sky")
Eight Days a Week Beatles, The 1965 (#1) John Lennon, Paul McCartney
El Condor Pasa Simon & Garfunkel 1970 Words & Music by J.Milchberg & D. Robles from Peruvian folk tune 1933; Eng. Lyric by Paul Simon
El Matador Kingston Trio, The 1960 (#32) Jane Bowers, Irving Burgess
El Paso Marty Robbins 1959 (#1) Marty Robbins
Eleanor Rigby Beatles, The 1966 John Lennon, Paul McCartney
Eliís Coming Three Dog Night 1969 (#10) Laura Nyro (d 1997 at 49)
Elmer's Tune Glenn Miller 1938 Albrecht & Sammy Gallop
Elusive Butterfly Bob Lind 1966 (#5) Bob Lind
Elvira Oak Ridge Boys, The 1981 (#5) Dallas Frazier
Embraceable You   Frank Sinatra 1944 George & Ira Gershwin , in the movie "Girl Crazy"
Emotions   Brenda Lee 1960 (#7) Mel Tillis, Ramsey Kearney
Empty Arms Teresa Brewer 1957 (#13) Ivory Joe Hunter (whose own version reached #43)
End of the World, The Skeeter Davis 1963 (#2) Fred Rose; this is about death of a dear one, not a split
Endless Sleep   Jody Reynolds 1958 (#5) Delores Nance & Jody Reynolds
Engine Engine Number 9 Roger Miller 1965 (#7) Roger Miller
England Swings Roger Miller 1965 (#8) Roger Miller
Entertainer, The Marvin Hamlisch 1974 (#3) w/m Scott Joplin, 1902; from The Sting
Erie Canal (Low Bridge) Kingston Trio, The Thomas S. Allen, 1913
Escape (The Pina Colada Song) Rupert Holmes 1979 (#1 for 3 weeks)
Eve of Destruction, The Barry McGuire 1965 (#1) P.F. Sloan, Steve Barri, V. Buggy, C. Francoia
Even Now   Barry Manilow 1978 (#19) Marty Panzer, Barry Manilow
Even The Nights Are Better Air Supply 1982 (#5) Graham Russell
Everglades, The Kingston Trio, The 1960 (#60) Harlan Howard
Evergreen Barbra Streisand 1976 (#1 for 3 weeks) Paul Williams, Barbra Streisand; in A Star Is Born, Oscar winner 1976; Grammy winner 1977 (song)
Every Day With You, Girl     Buddy Buie & J. R. Cobb
Every Time You Go Away Paul Young 1985 (#1)
Everybody Loves a Clown Gary Lewis & The Playboys 1965 (#4)
Everybody Loves A Lover Doris Day 1958 (#6) Richard Adler, Robert Allen
Everybody Loves Somebody Sometime   Dean Martin 1964 (#1) Irving Taylor, Ken Lane
Everybody Tommy Roe 1963 (#3)
Everybodyís Somebodyís Fool Connie Francis 1960 (#1) Jack Keller, Howard Greenfield
Everybodyís Talkiní Harry Nilsson 1969 (#6) Fred Neil from Midnight Cowboy
Everybody's Got a Home But Me Eddie Fisher 1955 (#20) Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II
Everyday People Sly & The Family Stone 1968 (#1 for 4 weeks) Sly Stewart
Everyone's Gone to the Moon Jonathan King 1965 (#17) Kenneth King
Everything Happens to Me   Frank Sinatra 1940 Thomas Adair, Matt Dennis
Everything I Do Bryan Adams 1991 (#1 for 10 weeks) Bryan Adams, Robert John Lange, Michael Kamen; from Kevin Kostnerís Robin Hood
Everything I Own Bread   David Gates?
Everything Is Beautiful Ray Stevens 1970 (#1) Ray Stevens
Everything That Touches You Association, The 1868 Terry Kirkman
Evil Ways Santana 1970 (#9)
Experience Unnecessary Sarah Vaughan 1955 (#14)
Expressway to Your Heart Soul Survivors 1967 (#4)
Eye of the Tiger Survivor 1982 (#1 for 6 weeks) from Rocky III
Faded Love Patsy Cline 1963 (#96) (a Bob Wills #8 hit in 1950)
Fall John Denver 1972 John Denver, Mike Taylor, Dick Kniss, on "Rocky Mountain High"
Falling Roy Orbison 1963 (#22)
Falling In Love Again Marlene Dietrich   Sammy Lerner, Fred. Hollander, In Blue Angel
Falling In Love With Love Frances Langford 1939 (#18) Lorenz Hart & Richard Rodgers; from the movie "The Boys From Syracuse"
Fannie Mae Buster Brown 1960 (#38)
Far Away Places   Margaret Whiting 1949 Joan Whitney, Alex Kramer
Farmer John Premiers, The 1954 (#19)
Fascinatiní Rhythm   1924 George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin
Fascination   Jane Morgan 1957 (#7) Dick Manning, F.D. Marchetti, 1932
Fast Freight Kingston Trio, The   Terry Gilkyson
Feel Like Iím Fixiní to Die Rag Country Joe & The Fish 1969 Joe McDonald
Feel Like Makin' Love Bachman-Turner Overdrive 1975 (#10) Ralph Michaels
Feel Like Makiní Love Roberta Flack 1974 (#1) Gene McDaniels (on charts 16 weeks)
Feelin' Stronger every Day Chicago 1973 (#10) Peter Cetera, James Pankow
Feelings Morris Albert 1975 (#6) Morris Albert (Spanish by Thomas Fundora) (on charts 32 weeks)
Feels So Good Chuck Mangione 1978 (#4) Chuck Mangione
Fernando Abba 1976 (#3)
Ferry 'Cross The Mersey Gerry & The Pacemakers 1965 (#6) Gerry Marsden
Fever Peggy Lee 1958 (#8) Eddie Cooley, John Davenport
Fifty Ways to Leave Your Lover Paul Simon 1975 (#1 for 3 weeks) Paul Simon
Fifty-Ninth Street Bridge Song Simon & Garfunkel 1966 Paul Simon (later recorded by Harpers Bizarre, #13 in 1967)
Fingertips Stevie Wonder 1963 (#1 for 3 weeks) Henry Crosby, Clarence Paul
Fire And Rain James Taylor 1970 (#3) James Taylor
Fire Lake Bob Seger 1980 (#6)
First Noel, The Traditional   Traditional, pub. 1833
First Time Ever I Saw You Face, The Roberta Flack 1972 (#16) Ewan MacColl (d 1989), 1957 (to his wife-to-be) (on charts 18 weeks - double Grammy winner '72, song & record)
Five Foot Two   1925 Ray Henderson, Sam Lewis, Joe Young
Five Hundred Miles Peter, Paul & Mary Hedy West; based on "Railroaderís Lament"; also rec. by Bobby Bare (arr. Bobby Bare & Charlie Williams) (#10, 1963)
Five O'Clock World Vogues, The 1965 (#4)
Flowers On the Wall Statler Brothers, The 1965 (#4)
Fly Away John Denver 1975 John Denver, on "Windsong"
Fly Like An Eagle Steve Miller Band 1976 (#3) Charles D. Merriam
Fly Me to the Moon   Tony Bennett 1965 (#84) Bart Howard, 1954; also rec. by Kaye Ballard, 1954, and Joe Jarnell, 1962
Follow Me John Denver   John Denver
Follow That Dream Elvis Presley 1962 (#15)
Follow the Drinkiní Gourd New Christy Minstrels   Paul Campbell (the Weaverís collective pen name)
Folsom Prison Blues Johnny Cash 1968 (#32) Johnny Cash
Fool Number One   Brenda Lee 1961 (#3) Kathryn R. Fulton
Fool on the Hill Sergio Mendez 1968 (#6) John Lennon, Paul McCartney
Fool Such As I, A Elvis Presley 1959 (#2) Bill Trader, 1953
Fooled Perry Como 1955 (#20) Mann Curtis, Doris Tauber
Fools Rush In   Brook Benton 1960 (#24) Johnny Mercer, Rube Bloom, 1940; popularized by Tony Martin
Footloose Kenny Loggins 1989 (#1 for 3 weeks)
For All We Know   Carpenters, The 1971 (#3) Robb Royer, Arthur James, Fred Karlin; from "Lovers And Other Strangers," Oscar winner 1971
For Baby (For Bobbie) Peter, Paul & Mary   John Denver, 1965
For Emily (Wherever I May Find Her) Simon & Garfunkel 1966 (#53) Paul Simon
For Loviní Me Peter, Paul & Mary 1965 (#30) Gordon Lightfoot
For Me And My Gal Judy Garland & Gene Kelly 1942 George W. Meyer, Edgar Leslie, Ray Goetz, 1917
For My Good Fortune Pat Boone 1958 (#23)
For Once In My Life   Tony Bennett 1967 (#91) Ronald Miller, Orlando Murden (Stevie Wonder version, #2 in 1968)
For Sentimental Reasons Sam Cooke 1957 Deke Watson, William Best, 1945 (#17)
For The Good Times Ray Price 1970 (#11) Kris Kristofferson
For What Itís Worth Buffalo Springfield 1967 (#7) Stephen Stills
For Your Eyes Only Sheena Easton 1981 (#4)
For Your Love Yardbirds, The 1965 (#6)
For Your Precious Love Jerry Butler & The Impressions 1958 (#11) Ed Townsend
Forest Lawn John Denver 1970 Tom Paxton
Forever Little Dippers, The 1960 (#9) Buddy Killen; actually recorded by The Anita Kerr Singers
Forever and Ever Amen Randy Travis    
Forever In Blue Jeans Neil Diamond 1979 (#20) Neil Diamond, Richard Bennett
Forgive My Heart Nat "King" Cole 1955 (#13) Sammy Gallop, Chester Conn
Fortune in Dreams Kay Starr 1954 (#17)
Forty Miles of Bad Road Duane Eddy 1959 (#9) Duane Eddy, Al Casey
Four Strong Winds Brothers Four, The   Ian & Sylvia (Tyson) their first writing effort
Four Walls   Jim Reeves 1957 (#11) Marvin Moore, George Campbell
Fox on the Run Sweet 1975 (#5) Brian Connelly, Stephen Priest, Andrea Scott, Michael Tucker
Frankie and Johnny Brook Benton 1961 (#20) c 1870-75; first published 1912; Benton d 1988
Fraulein Bobby Helms 1957  
Free Bird   1973 Allan Collins, Ronnie Van Zant
Freight Train Rusty Draper 1957 (#6) Words & Music by Elizabeth "Libby" Cotton (Woody Guthrieís maid, written age 12)
Friendly Persuasion Pat Boone 1956 (#5) Paul Webster & Dmitri Tiomkin
Froggy Went A Courtiní Brothers Four, The 1961 (#32) ca 1580, author unknown
From A Distance Bette Midler 1990 (#2)
From A Jack To A King Ned Miller 1962 (#6)
From Me to You Beatles, The   John Lennon, Paul McCartney
From the Vine Came the Grape Gaylords, The 1954 (#7) Leonard Whitcup, Paul Cunningham, 1949
Frosty The Snowman Gene Autry 1950 Jack Rollins (Walter E. Rollins?), Steve Nelson
Frozen Logger, The Weavers, The 1951 James Stevens
Fun, Fun, Fun Beach Boys, The 1964 (#5)
Funeral Song, The Limelighters, The    
Funny How Time Slips Away Patsy Cline 1961 (#22) Willie Nelson
Funny Way of Laughiní Burl Ives 1962 (#10) Hank Cochran; Grammy winner 1962
G.T.O. Ronny & The Daytonas 1964 (#4)
Gal That Got Away, The Frank Sinatra 1954 (#21)
Galveston Glen Campbell 1969 (#4) Jim Webb
Galway Bay   1948 Arthur Colahan
Gambler, The Kenny Rogers 1978 (#16) Dan Schlitz; Grammy winner, 1978 (C&W)
Game of Love Wayne Fontana & The Mindbenders 1965 (#1)
Games People Play Joe South 1969 (#12) Joe Souter (Joe South) & Allan Tuissaint; Grammy winner, 1969 (song)
Gang That Sang "Heart of My Heart", The Don Cornell 1953 (#10) Ben Ryan, 1926
Garden of Eden, The Joe Valino 1956 (#12) Denise Norwood
Garden Party Rick Nelson 1972 (#8) Rick Nelson (after being booed at Madison Square Garden)
Garden Song, The (Inch by Inch) Dave Mallet 1978 Dave Mallet
Gee Whittakers! Pat Boone 1955 (#19)
Gee The Crows 1954 (#14)
Gentle On My Mind Glen Campbell 1967 (# 62) John Hartford; Grammy winner 1967 (C&W)
Georgia On My Mind   Ray Charles 1960 (#1) w.Hoagy Carmichael, 1927, m. Stuart Gorrell, 1930; Charlesí version is Georgiaís official state song since 1979
Georgie Girl Seekers, The 1966 (#2) Jim Dale, Tom Springfield
Get A Job Silhouettes, The 1958 (#1) Earl Beal, Raymond Edwards, William F. Horton, Richard Lewis (one of the top ten one-hit wonders)
Get Back Beatles, The   John Lennon, Paul McCartney
Get Happy Judy Garland 1930 Ted Koehler, Harold Arlen, in "Summer Stock;" previously rec. by Ruth Etting
Get Off of My Cloud Rolling Stones, The 1965 (#1) Mick Jagger, Keith Richard
Get Over It Eagles, The 1994 Don Henley, Glenn Frye
Get Together Youngbloods, The 1967 (#62) Dino Valenti (also #5 in 1969)
Ghost In This House Shenandoah 1990 Hugh Priestwood
Ghostbusters Ray Parker, Jr. 1984 (#1) Ray Parker, Jr.
Gigi Vic Damone 1957 (#16) Alan J. Lerner & Frederick Loewe, in Gigi; Oscar winner, 1958
Gilliganís Island        
Gimme One Reason Tracey Chapman 1998 Tracey Chapman
Girl from Ipanema, The Stan Getz & Astrud Gilberto 1964 (#5) Antonio Carlos Jobim, Vinicius de Moraes & Norman Gimbel; 2 Grammies '64 (record, album)
Girl Talk Tony Bennett 1966 Mort Lindsey, 1964; in the movie "Harlow"
Girl Beatles, The 1965 John Lennon, Paul McCartney
Girl, Youíll Be a Woman Soon Neil Diamond    
Git Along, Little Dogie Kingston Trio, The 1962 (as "Dogieís Lament") Traditional, pub. 1893, possibly from 1880
Gitarzan Ray Stevens 1969 (#8)
Give Me The Night George Benson 1980 (#80)
Give My Regards to Broadway George M. Cohan 1904 George M. Cohan; Cohan's theme song
Giving You The Best That I've Got Anita Baker 1986 Anita Baker & Holland
Glad All Over Dave Clark Five, The 1964 (#6) Dave Clark, Mike Smith
Gloria Shadows of Knight, The 1966 (#10) Van Morrison
Glory of Love, The   Benny Goodman 1936 William Hill
Glow-Worm, The   MIlls Brothers, The 1952 (#1) Paul Lincke & Heinz Bolten-Backers; Eng. lyr Johnny Mercer
Go Away Little Girl Steve Lawrence 1962 (#1) Carole King, Gerry Goffin
Go Jimmy Go Jimmy Clanton 1959 (#5)
Go Now! Moody Blues, The 1965 (#10)
Go Tell It On the Mountain Peter, Paul & Mary 1964 Traditional, ca 1865
Go Where You Wanna Go Mamas & Papas, The 1967 John Phillips
Go Your Own Way Fleetwood Mac 1977 Lindsey Buckingham
God Bless America Kate Smith 1939 Irving Berlin
God Bless the Child Blood, Sweat & Tears 1969 Arthur Herzog, Jr., Billie Holiday, 1941; also recorded by Aretha Franklin
God Rest Ye, Merry Gentlemen Traditional   Traditional, pub. 1853
Goiní Back to Texas      
Goiní Out Of My Head Little Anthony & The Imperials 1964 (#6) Teddy Randazzo, Bobby Weinstein
Goiní Up the Country Canned Heat 1969 (#11)
Going to a Go-Go Miracles, The 1965 (#11)
Golden Earrings Peggy Lee 1948 Victor Young, Jay Livingston & Ray Evans; also rec. by Willie Nelson, 1983
Goldfinger Shirley Bassey 1965 (#8)
Gone   Ferlin Husky 1957 (#4)
Gone With The Wind Mel Torme 1956 Herb Magidson & Allie Wrubel
Gonna Find Me a Bluebird Marvin Rainwater 1957 (#18)
Gonna Fly Now (Theme from Rocky) Bill Conti 1977 Ayn Robbins, Bill Conti, Carl Connors
Gonna Get Along Without Ya Now   Patience & Prudence (McIntyre) 1956 (#11) Milton Kellom (Theresa Brewer version #25 in 1952) They were bandleaderís daughters, ages 11 & 14
Gonna Go Down The River Kingston Trio, The   Buddy Mize, Dallas Frazier
Gonna Knock On Your Door Eddie Hodges 1961 (#12)
Goober Peas Kingston Trio, The 1959 Traditional, ca 1964; alludes primarily to Georgia's Civil War troops' poor food supplies
Good and Lonesome Kay Starr 1955 (#17)
Good Day Sunshine Beatles, The 1966 John Lennon & Paul McCartney
Good Enough for Now "Weird Al" Yankovic    
Good Golly Miss Molly Little Richard 1958 (#10) Robert Blackwell, John Marascalco
Good Hearted Woman Waylon Jennings & Willie Nelson 1971 (#25) Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson
Good Life, The   Tony Bennett 1963 (#18) Jack Reardon, Sacha Distel
Good Loviní Rascals, The 1966 (#1) Rudy Clark, Arthur Resnick (band was 3/4ís of Joey Deeís "starlighters")
Good Luck Charm Elvis Presley 1962 (#1) Wally Gold, Aaron Schroeder
Good Morning Starshine Oliver 1969 (#3) Gerome Ragni, James Rado, in the musical "Hair"; Oliver d 2/14/00
Good News (Chariotís Cominí) Kingston Trio, The 1959 arranged by Lou Gottlieb of The Limelighters
Goodnight, Sweetheart, Goodnight McGuire Sisters, The 1954 (#7) James Hudson & Calvin Carter
Good Riddance (The Time of Your Life) Green Day    
Good Timiní Jimmy Jones 1960 (#3) Clint Ballard Jr., Fred Tobias
Good Vibrations Beach Boys, The 1966 Brian Wilson & Mike Wilson
Good-bye to Love Carpenters, The 1972 (#7) Karen died 2/4/83
Goodbye Yellow Brick Road   Elton John 1973 (#2) Elton John, Bernie Taupin
Goodbye, Cruel World James Darren 1961 (#3) Gloria Shayne
Goodnight Irene Gordon Jenkins with The Weavers 1950 (#1) Huddie Ledbetter, adp. John Lomax, 1936 (also Jerry Reed #79 in 1962); from Gussie Davis song of 1886?
Goodnight My Love, Pleasant Dreams McGuire Sisters, The 1956 (#32) (also by The Fleetwoods, #32 in 1963)
Goodnight, Sweetheart Rudy Vallee 1931 Ray Noble, James Campbell & Reg Connelly
Goodnight, Sweetheart, Goodnight McGuire Sisters, The 1954 (#7)
Goody Goody Frankie Lymon 1957 (#20) Johnny Mercer, Mat Malneck, 1936; first rec. by Benny Goodman Orch. (Helen Ward vocal); Lymon d 1968 at 25
Gospel Changes John Denver 1971 Jack Williams
Got to Get You Into My Life Beatles, The 1966 John Lennon, Paul McCartney
Gotta Travel On Billy Grammer 1958 (#4) Paul Clayton, Larry Ehrlick, David Lazar, Paul Six 1958 as "Done Laid Around"
Graceland Paul Simon 1986 (#81) Paul Simon
Graduation Day   Four Freshmen 1956 (#17) Noel & Joe Sherman
Grandfatherís Clock   1876 Henry Clay Work
Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer      
Grandmaís Feather Bed John Denver   Jim Connor
Grazing In The Grass Hugh Masekela 1968 (#1) Philenon Hou, Harry Elston; later recorded by the Friends of Distinction
Great Balls of Fire Jerry Lee Lewis 1957 Jack Hammer, Otis Blackwell (#2 for 4 weeks)
Great Mandella, The Peter, Paul & Mary 1967 Peter Yarrow
Great Pretender, The   Platters, The 1955 (#1) Buck Ram
Great Speckled Bird, The Roy Acuff   Rev. Guy Smith
Green Door   Jim Lowe 1956 (#1 for 3 weeks) Marvin Moore, Bob Davie
Green Eyes   Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra 1941 Sold 90,000 copies in one week; vocals by Bob Eberly & Helen OíConnell
Green Green Grass of Home Tom Jones 1966 (#11) Curly Putnam
Green Green New Christy Minstrels, The 1963 (#14) Randy Sparks, Barry McGuire
Green Leaves of Summer, The   Brothers Four, The 1960 (#65) Dimiti Tiomkin, Paul Webster, from the movie The Alamo
Green Onions Booker T. & The MGís 1962 (#3) Steve Cropper, Booker T. Jones, Al Jackson, Jr., Lewis Steinberg
Green River Credence Clearwater Revival 1969 (#2) John Fogarty
Green Years, The Eddie Fisher 1954 (#8)
Greenback Dollar Kingston Trio, The 1963 (#21) Hoyt Axton, Ken Ramsey, 1962
Green-Eyed Lady Sugarloaf 1970 (#3)
Greenfields   Brothers Four, The 1960 (#2) Terry Gilkyson, Richard Dehr, Frank Miller (on charts 20 weeks)
Grenada Frankie Laine 1954 (#17)
Grooviní Rascals, The 1967 (#1 for 4 weeks...2nd release) Eddie Brigati, Felix Cavaliere (band was 3/4ís of Joey Deeís "starlighters")
Groovy Kind of Love Wayne Fontana & The Mindbenders 1966 Toni Wine, Carol Beyer
Guantanamera   Sandpipers, The 1966 (#9) Pete Seeger, Hector Angulo
Guitar Boogie Shuffle Virtues, The 1959 (#5)
Guitar Man, The David Gates & Bread   David Gates
Gum Drop Crew-Cuts, The 1955 (#10)
Guy Is A Guy , A Doris Day 1952 (#1) Oscar Brand
Gypsies, Tramps & Thieves Cher 1971 (#1 - her first as soloist) Words & Music by Robert Stone
Gypsy Rover, The   Highwaymen, The 1961 (#42) (flip side, Cotton Fields, also charted)
Hail Hail The Gangís All Here   1917 Theodore Morse, Dolly Terriss, Arthur Sullivan
Hair   Cowsills, The 1969 (#2) Gerome Ragni, James Rado, Galt MacDermot, in Hair
Hajji Baba (Persian Lament) Nat "King" Cole 1954 (#14)
Half As Lovely (Twice as True) Frank Sinatra 1954 (#23)
Half As Much Rosemary Clooney 1952 (#1) Curly Williams
Half Breed Cher 1971 (#1) Mary Dean, All Capps
Hallelujah I'm a Bum (The Pius Itinerant) New Christie Minstrels, The 1966 Harry Kirby McClintock, 1928
Handy Man Jimmy Jones 1959 (#2) Otis Blackwell, Jimmy Jones(also rec. by Del Shannon, 1964, and #4 for James Taylor, 1977)
Hang On Sloopy McCoys, The 1965 (#1) Bert Russell, Wes Farrell
Hang On The Bell, Nellie Chad Mitchell Trio, The   Clive Erard, Ross Parker, Tommie OíConnor, 1948
Hannah Lee Kingston Trio, The 1965 Richard Miles, Stan Jones
Happening, The Supremes, The 1967 (#1) Eddie Holland, Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier (also Herb Alpert, #32 in 1967)
Happy Birthday Sweet Sixteen Neal Sedaka 1961 (#6)
Happy Birthday Traditional 1893 Patty Smith Hill, Mildred J. Hill
Happy Christmas, Little Friend Rosemary Clooney 1954 (#30)
Happy Days and Lonely Nights The Fontane Sisters 1954 (#18)
Happy Days Are Here Again Barbra Streisand 1994 Jack Yellin, Jimmy McHugh, Milton Ager; FDR's theme song
Happy Heart Andy Williams 1969 (#22) Jackie Rae & Hans List
Happy Organ, The Dave "Baby" Cortez 1959 (#1) Ken Wood, David Clowney
Happy Together Turtles, The 1967 (#1 for 3 weeks) Gary Bonner, Alan Gordon; itís about a love affair that never happened (i.e., "imagine")
Happy Wanderer, The   Frank Weir 1954 (#4) Antonia Ridge, Friedrich Möller
Happy Whistler, The Don Robertson 1956 (#6) Don Robertson
Harbor Lights   Platters, The 1960 Jimmy Kennedy, Hugh Williams, 1940 (#8) Originally recorded by Rudy Vallee
Hard Ainít It Hard Kingston Trio, The 1958 Woodie Guthrie
Hard Dayís Night Beatles, The   John Lennon, Paul McCartney
Hard Headed Woman Elvis Presley 1958 (#1) Claude de Metruis
Hard To Get Gisele MacKenzie 1955 (#4) Jack Segal
Hard to Say Iím Sorry Chicago 1982 (#1) Peter Cetera, David Foster
Hard-Hearted Hannah (The Vamp of Savannah) Peggy Lee 1955 Jack Yellin, Milton Ager, Bob Bigelow, Charles Bates, 1924; in Pete Kelly's Blues
Hark the Herald Angels Sing Traditional   Charles Wesley & Felix Mendelssohn; pub 1840
Harlem Nocturne Viscounts, The 1965 (#39) Dick Rogers, Earle Hagen
Harper Valley P.T.A. Jeannie C. Riley 1968 (#1) Tom T. Hall
Harrigan   1908 George M. Cohan
Hats Off to Larry Del Shannon 1961 (#5)
Have Another Tequila, Sheila Bobby Bare 1980 Shel Silverstein
Have I the Right? Honeycombs, The 1964 (#5) Howard Blackley
Have I Told You Lately That I Love You Rod Stewart 1993 Van Morrison
Have You Ever Been Lonely Jim Reeves 1966 George Brown, Peter DeRose, 1932; in Oklahoma Annie; rec by Ted Lewis, 1933 (#8)
Have You Ever Seen The Rain Credence Clearwater Revival 1970 John Fogarty
Have You Never Been Mellow Olivia Newton John 1975 John Farrar
Have You Seen Her Chi-Lites, The 1971 (#3)
Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas   Judy Garland 1944 Hugh Martin, Ralph Blane; from the movie Meet Me In St. Louis
Havenít Got Time for the Pain Carly Simon 1974 (#14) Carly Simon is daugher of Simon & Schuster
Hawaiian Wedding Song (Ke Kali Nei Au) Andy Williams 1958 (#11) Al Hoffman, Charles King
He Touched Me Barbra Streisand 1965 (#53)
He Was A Friend of Mine Byrds, The 1966  
He Will Break Your Heart Jerry Butler 1960 (#7)
He   McGuire Sisters, The 1955 (#10) Richard Mullan, Jack Richards (Al Hibbler version #4)
Heíll Have to Go Jim Reeves 1959 (#2) Joe Allison, Audrey Allison
Heíll Have To Stay Jeanne Black 1960 (#4)
Heís a Rebel Crystals, The 1962 (#1) Gene Pitney
Heís Got The Whole World Laurie London 1958 (#1 for 4 weeks) from traditional Spiritual, c 1927 (Laurie was male, age 13...only hit)
Heís So Fine Chiffons, The 1963 (#1) Ronnie Mack
Heís Your Mailman     Parody to the tune of "Bye Bye Blackbird",
Heard It In A Love Song   Marshall Tucker Band 1977 (#14)
Heart And Soul Hoagy Carmichael 1932 Hoagy Carmichael, Frank Loesser
Heart Full of Soul Yardbirds, The 1965 (#9) Graham Gouldman
Heart of Gold Neil Young 1972 (#1)
Heart of My Heart   Don Cornell 1953 (#10) Ben Ryan, 1926; also recorded by The Four Aces, Johnny Desmond, Alan Dale
Heart of Stone Rolling Stones, The 1965 (#19)
Heart Eddie Fisher 1955 (#6) Richard Adler, Jerry Ross) (also Four Aces, #13)
Heartaches Ted Weems Orchestra 1947 John Klenner & Al Hoffman
Heartache Tonight Eagles, The 1979 Don Henley, Glenn Frey, Bob Seger, J.D. Souther
Heartaches By the Number   Guy Mitchell 1959 (#1) Harlan Howard (Johnny Tillotson version #35 in 1965)
Heartbreak Hotel   Elvis Presley 1956 (#1 for 8 weeks) m Mae Axton (Hoytís mother), lyr Tommy Durden; inspired by an anonymous suicide note
Hearts Of Stone The Fontane Sisters 1955 (#1)
Heat Wave Martha & The Vandellas 1963 (#4)
Heat's On, The Rita Hayworth & Jose Ferrer 1954 (#30)
Hello Again Neil Diamond 1981 (#6)
Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh   Allan Sherman 1963 (#2) Allan Sherman parody to Ponchielliís "Dance of the Hours" from La Gioconda, 1976
Hello Stranger Barbara Lewis 1963 (#3)
Hello Walls Faron Young 1961 (#12) Willie Nelson
Hello, Dolly! Louis Armstrong & The All Stars 1964 (#1) Jerry Herman; Grammy winner 1964 (song)
Hello, Good-Bye Beatles, The   John Lennon, Paul McCartney
Hello, Itís Me Todd Rundgren 1973 (#5) Todd Rundgren
Hello, Mary Lou Ricky Nelson 1961 (#9) (flip side "Traveliní Man" was #1)
Hello, Young Lovers   Rosemary Clooney 1951 Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II
Help Me Make It Thru the Night Sammi Smith 1971 Kris Kristopherson; Grammy winner 1971 (C&W)
Help Me, Rhonda Beach Boys, The 1965 (#1) Brian Wilson
Help! Beatles, The 1965 (#1) Paul McCartney; "Jude" is Julian Lennon; heís consoling Julian during John Lennonís divorce from Cynthia
Helpless Neil Young 1970 Neil Young
Her Town Too James Taylor 1981 (#11)
Here Comes Santa Claus Gene Autry 1947 Gene Autry, Oakley Haldeman
Here Comes the Night Them 1965 (#24)
Here Comes The Sun Richie Havens 1971 (#16) George Harrison
Here I Am Air Supply 1981 (#1) Graham Russell
Here In My Heart Al Martino 1952 (#1)
Here Tony Martin 1954 (#5) Dorcas Cochran
Hereís That Rainy Day   Delores Grey 1953 Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen, from the 1953 Broadway show "Carnival in Flanders" (a 6-performance flop)
Herman & Sally Limelighters, The   Barry, Rasnick (possibly Arthur Resnick?)
Hernando's Hideaway   Archie Bleyer 1954 (#2) Richard Adler & Jerry Ross, in Pajama Game; Bleyer was fired with Julius LaRosa by Arthur Godfrey
Hey Baby (Theyíre Playiní Our Song) Mob, The 1975 Holvay & Beisbier
Hey Baby   1962 Margaret Cobb, Bruce Channel
Hey Jude Beatles, The 1968 John Lennon & Paul McCartney
Hey Little Cobra Rip Chords, The 1963 (#4)
Hey Little One Dorsey Burnette 1960 (#48) brother of Johnny Burnette ("Dreaminí") Dorsey died at 47 of heart attack, 1979; Johnny drowned at 30, 1964
Hey There   Rosemary Clooney 1954 (#1) Richard Adler & Jerry Ross, in The Pajama Game
Hey What About Me Ian & Sylvia 1965 Scott McKenzie? Ian Tyson?
Hey, Good Lookiní   Hank Williams 1951 Hank Williams
Hey, Mr. Banjo Sunnysiders, The 1955 (#12)
Hi De Ho Blood, Sweat & Tears 1970 (#14)
Hi-Lili Hi-Lo   Leslie Caron & Mel Ferrer 1953 Helen Deutsch & Bronislau Kaper; from the movie "Lili"; also rec. by The Four Aces
Hide Your Love Away Beatles, The   John Lennon, Paul McCartney
High and the Mighty, The Les Baxter & His Orchestra 1954 (#4) Dmitri Tiomkin & Ned Washington, movie same name
High Hopes   Frank Sinatra 1959 (#30) James Van Heusen & Sammy Cahn in Hole In The Head; Oscar winner, 1959; Cahnís 2nd, VHís 3rd
High Noon (Do Not Forsake Me) Frankie Laine 1952 (#5) Dmitri Tiomkin & Ned Washington in High Noon; Oscar winner, 1952 (Washingtonís 2nd)
Higher And Higher Jackie Wilson 1967 (#6) Carl Smith, Gary Jackson; Wilson d 1975 of a stroke at age 34
Hi-Heel Sneakers Tommy Tucker 1964 (#11) Robert Higginbotham
Hippy Hippy Shake Swinging Blue Jeans, The 1964 (#24)
Hit Me With Your Best Shot Pat Benatar 1980 E. Schwartz
Hit the Road Jack Ray Charles 1961 (#1) Perry Mayfield; Grammy winner 1961 (R&B)
Hitchiní A Ride Vanity Fare 1970 (#5)
Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me Mel Carter 1965 (#8) Harry Noble (Karen Chandler version #5 in 1952)
Hold My Hand Don Cornell 1954 (#2) Jack Lawrence, Richard Meyers
Holdin' On to Yesterday Ambrosia 1975 (#17) David Pack, Joseph Puerta
Holly Holy Neil Diamond 1969 (#6) Neil Diamond
Holly Jolly Christmax Burl Ives 1962 Johnny Marks
Home for the Holidays Rosemary Clooney 1954 Al Stillman, Robert Allen
Home Sweet Home Traditional   John Howard Payne, Henry Bishop; pub 1823 in "Clari, or The Maid of Milan"; recorded six times 1891-1915
Home-Grown Tomaters John Denver   Ron DeLacy
Homeward Bound Simon & Garfunkel 1966 (#5) Paul Simon
Honey Bobby Goldsboro 1968 Bobby Russell
Honey-Babe Art Mooney & Chorus 1955 (#6) Paul Webster, Max Steiner
Honeycomb Jimmie Rodgers 1957 (#1 for 4 weeks) Bob Merrill, 1954
Honeymoon's Over, The "Tennessee" Ernie Ford & Betty Hutton 1954 (#16)
Honky Cat Elton John 1972 (#8)
Honky Tonk Bill Doggett 1956 (#2) Bill Doggett, Hary Glover
Honky Tonkiní Hank Williams 1948 Hank Williams
Hooked On a Feeling B.J. Thomas 1968 (#5) Mark James
Hopelessly Devoted to You Olivia Newton John 1978 John Farrar, in Grease
Horse With No Name, A America 1972 (#1) Lee Bunnell
Hot Canary, The Florian Zabach 1951 (#13) Ray Gilbert, Paul Nero
Hot Diggity (Dog Ziggity Boom) Perry Como 1956 (#1) Al Hoffman, Dick Manning
Hot Time in the Old Town Tonight Mississippi John Hurt 1966 Joseph Heydon, Theodore Metz, 1896
Hotel California Eagles, The 1977 (#1) Don Henley, Glenn Frey & Don Felder; Grammy winner 1977 (record)
Hound Dog Elvis Presley 1956 (#1 4 wks) Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller (flip side "Donít Be Cruel" also #1); 1st by Willie Mae "Big Mama" Thornton
House At Pooh Corner, The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, The 1971 (#53) Kenny Loggins
House Is Not a Home, A Dionne Warwick 1964 Hal David, Bert Bacharach
House of Blue Lights, The Chuck Miller 1955 (#9) Freddie Slack, Don Raye
House of the Rising Sun, The Animals, The 1964 (#1) arr. Alan Price; adapted from Huddie Ledbetter, 1937, as collected by Alan Lomax
House with Love In It, A Four Lads, The 1956 (#16)
Houston Dean Martin 1965 (#21) Lee Hazelwood
How Am I Supposed to Live Without You Michael Bolton 1989 Michael Bolton, Dong James, 1983; first recorded by Laura Branigan, 1983 (#12)
How Blue? Mills Brothers, The 1954 (#25)
How Can I Be Sure Rascals, The 1967 (#4) Felix Cavaliere, Edward Briganti (band was 3/4ís of Joey Deeís "starlighters")
How Can You Mend a Broken Heart Bee Gees, the 1971 Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb
How Could You Believe Me Fred Astaire 1957 Alan J. Lerner, Burton Lane, in Royal Wedding
How Deep Is the Ocean Guy Lombardo 1932 Irving Berlin
How Great Thou Art Tennessee Ernie Ford 1953 Stuart K. Hine (Eng.), Carl Boberg
How High the Moon   Les Paul & Mary Ford 1951 (#1) Nancy Hamilton, Morgan Lewis (also by Helen Forrest with Benny Goodmanís Orchestra, 1940)
How Important Can It Be? Joni James 1955 (#2) Bennie Benjamin
How Little We Know Frank Sinatra 1956 (#13) Carolyn Leigh, Phillip Springer
How Much I Feel Ambrosia 1978 (#3) David Pack
How Much Is That Doggie In The Window   Patti Page 1952 Bob Merrill
How Sweet It Is to Be Loved by You Marvin Gaye 1964 (#6) Eddie Holland, Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier; also by James Taylor (#5, 1975)
Hummingbird Les Paul & Mary Ford 1955 (#7) Don Robertson
Hundred Pounds of Clay, A Gene McDaniels 1961 (#3) Bob Elgin, Luther Dixon, Kay Rogers; McDaniels lived in Omaha
Hunting Song, The Tom Lehrer 1960 Tom Lehrer
Hurdy Gurdy Man Donovan 1968 Donovan Leitch
Hurt Timi Yuro 1961 (#4) Jimmy Crane, Al Jacobs; written 1954
Hurt So Bad Little Anthony & The Imperials 1965 (#10) Teddy Randazzo, Bobby Weinstein; later covered by Linda Ronstadt
Hurting Each Other Carpenters, The 1972 (#2) Gary Gold, Peter Udell; Karen died 2/4/83
Hurts So Good John Cougar Mellancamp 1992 John Cougar Mellancamp
Hush Billy Joe Royal 1968  
Hush, Hush Sweet Charlotte Patti Page 1965 (#8) Frank DeVol, Mack David
Hustle, The Van McCoy 1975 (#1) Van McCoy (McCoy died at 35 in 1979)