Songs from the Year 1903

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This page lists the top songs of 1903 in the source charts. The way that the various charts are combined to reach this final list is described on the in the site generation page.

There are almost no charts from before 1920 so this list is heavily determined by very few entries.

The top ten song artists of 1903 were:

1:Arthur Collins2:Harry MacDonough3:JW Myers4:Bahiano5:Bob Roberts
6:Sousa's Band7:Banda da Casa Edison8:Haydn Quartet9:Arthur Collins & Byron G Harlan10:Henry Burr
# Artist Song Title Year Chart Entries
1 Haydn Quartet In the Good Old Summer Time 1903 US Billboard 1 - Feb 1903 (12 weeks), Brazil 16 of 1904
2 Cal Stewart Uncle Josh On an Automobile 1903 US Billboard 1 - Aug 1903 (8 weeks)
3 Harry MacDonough Hiawatha (His Song to Minnehaha) 1903 US Billboard 1 - Jul 1903 (9 weeks)
4 Harry MacDonough & John Bieling In the Sweet Bye & Bye 1903 US Billboard 1 - Apr 1903 (11 weeks)
5 Arthur Collins Any Rags? 1903 US Billboard 1 - Dec 1903 (8 weeks)
6 Henry Burr Come Down, Ma Ev'ning Star 1903 US Billboard 1 - Jul 1903 (9 weeks)
7 Sousa's Band In the Good Old Summer Time 1903 US Billboard 1 - Mar 1903 (13 weeks)
8 Arthur Collins & Byron G Harlan Hurrah for Baffin's Bay 1903 US Billboard 1 - Sep 1903 (10 weeks)
9 Mina Hickman Come Down, Ma Ev'ning Star 1903 US Billboard 1 - Jan 1903 (11 weeks)
10 Arthur Collins Goodbye Liza Jane 1903 US Billboard 1 - Oct 1903 (7 weeks)
11 Bahiano Perdao Emilia 1903 Brazil 1 of 1903
12 Marie Lloyd That's How The Little Girl Got On 1903 Peel list 1 of 1903
13 Harry MacDonough & Joe Belmont Beautiful Bird, Sing On 1903 US Billboard 2 - Sep 1903 (6 weeks)
14 William H Thompson The Rosary 1903 US Billboard 2 - Sep 1903 (6 weeks)
15 Bob Roberts Hurrah for Baffin's Bay 1903 US Billboard 2 - Jul 1903 (5 weeks)
16 Arthur Collins You Can't Fool All the People All the Time 1903 US Billboard 2 - Sep 1903 (5 weeks)
17 Byron G Harlan Always in the Way 1903 US Billboard 2 - Sep 1903 (4 weeks)
18 JW Myers Dear Old Girl 1903 US Billboard 2 - May 1903 (6 weeks)
19 Bob Roberts By the Sycamore Tree 1903 US Billboard 2 - Dec 1903 (4 weeks)
20 Haydn Quartet Old Kentucky Home 1903 US Billboard 2 - Jun 1903 (4 weeks)
21 Len Spencer Reuben Haskins' Ride on a Cyclone Auto 1903 US Billboard 2 - Oct 1903 (4 weeks)
22 Harry MacDonough In the Good Old Summer Time 1903 US Billboard 2 - Jan 1903 (7 weeks)
23 J Aldrich Libbey In the Sweet Bye & Bye 1903 US Billboard 2 - Feb 1903 (3 weeks)
24 Hamilton Hill A Bird in a Gilded Cage 1903 Peel list 2 of 1903
25 Mario Pinheiro Isto & Bom 1903 Brazil 2 of 1903
26 Billy Murray Tessie (You are the Only, Only) 1903 US Billboard 3 - Apr 1903 (2 weeks)
27 Sousa's Band Hiawatha Two-Step 1903 US Billboard 3 - Nov 1903 (2 weeks)
28 Dan Quinn Hiawatha 1903 US Billboard 3 - Jul 1903 (3 weeks)
29 Harry MacDonough Heidelberg 1903 US Billboard 3 - May 1903 (4 weeks)
30 Arthur Collins If Money Talks, It Ain't On Speaking Terms with Me 1903 US Billboard 3 - Jun 1903 (3 weeks)
31 Henry Burr The Rosary 1903 US Billboard 3 - Jun 1903 (3 weeks)
32 Arthur Collins & Byron G Harlan Parody on Hiawatha 1903 US Billboard 3 - Oct 1903 (3 weeks)
33 Arthur Collins I'm a Jonah Man 1903 US Billboard 3 - Jun 1903 (4 weeks)
34 Harry MacDonough By the Sycamore Tree 1903 US Billboard 3 - Dec 1903 (4 weeks)
35 Columbia Orchestra Hiawatha 1903 US Billboard 3 - Jun 1903 (4 weeks)
36 Billy Murray Up in a Cocoanut Tree 1903 US Billboard 3 - Dec 1903 (5 weeks)
37 Byron G Harlan 'There's No Place Like Home' 1903 US Billboard 3 - Apr 1903 (4 weeks)
38 George Alexander Mighty Like a Rose 1903 US Billboard 3 - Dec 1903 (5 weeks)
39 Dan Quinn There's a Lot of Things You Never Learn at School 1903 US Billboard 3 - Jun 1903 (4 weeks)
40 JW Myers Heidelberg 1903 US Billboard 3 - Feb 1903 (4 weeks)
41 Dan Quinn The Beer That Made Milwaukee Famous 1903 US Billboard 3 - Oct 1903 (3 weeks)
42 JW Myers If I But Knew 1903 US Billboard 3 - May 1903 (3 weeks)
43 Bob Roberts I'm Thinkin' of You All De While 1903 US Billboard 3 - Aug 1903 (4 weeks)
44 Vesta Victoria Riding On a Motor Car 1903 Peel list 3 of 1903
45 Peppa Delgado & Mario Pinheiro Corta Jaca 1903 Brazil 3 of 1903
46 Arthur Collins & Byron G Harlan Under the Bamboo Tree 1903 US Billboard 4 - Jan 1903 (2 weeks)
47 Cal Stewart & Ada Jones Uncle Josh & Aunt Nancy Smith on a visit to New York 1903 US Billboard 4 - Mar 1903 (2 weeks)
48 Harry MacDonough & John Bieling Tessie 1903 US Billboard 4 - Jan 1903 (2 weeks)
49 Sousa's Band Jack Tar March 1903 US Billboard 4 - Oct 1903 (3 weeks)
50 Harry MacDonough When Kate & I Were Comin' Thro' the Rye 1903 US Billboard 4 - Dec 1903 (1 week)
51 Mina Hickman Congo Love Song 1903 US Billboard 4 - Sep 1903 (3 weeks)
52 Harry MacDonough Since I first Met You 1903 US Billboard 4 - May 1903 (3 weeks)
53 JW Myers You're as Welcome as the Flowers in May 1903 US Billboard 4 - Dec 1903 (2 weeks)
54 JW Myers In the City of Sighs & Tears 1903 US Billboard 4 - Jul 1903 (2 weeks)
55 Arthur Collins Down Where the Wurzburger Flows 1903 US Billboard 4 - Jan 1903 (2 weeks)
56 Frank Stanley & Corrine Morgan It's a Lovely Day for a Walk 1903 US Billboard 4 - Aug 1903 (3 weeks)
57 Banda da Casa Edison O Abre Alas 1903 Brazil 4 of 1903
58 Jack Pleasants I Shall Sulk 1903 Peel list 4 of 1903
59 Henry Burr To My First Love 1903 US Billboard 5 - Nov 1903 (1 week)
60 Cal Stewart Uncle Josh's Troubles in a Hotel 1903 US Billboard 5 - Feb 1903 (1 week)
61 Bob Roberts Marriage is Sublime 1903 US Billboard 5 - Aug 1903 (1 week)
62 Harry MacDonough Two Eyes of Blue 1903 US Billboard 5 - May 1903 (2 weeks)
63 JW Myers The Message of the Violets 1903 US Billboard 5 - Nov 1903 (1 week)
64 JW Myers My Own United States 1903 US Billboard 5 - Mar 1903 (2 weeks)
65 Bob Roberts I'm a Jonah Man 1903 US Billboard 5 - Jul 1903 (1 week)
66 Bahiano Quem Inventou a Mulata 1903 Brazil 5 of 1903
67 Mario Pinheiro A Casaca do Homem 1903 Brazil 6 of 1903
68 Harry Fragson Les Amis De Monsieur 1903 France (Historical) 8 of the 1900s & 1910s (1903)
69 Mario Pinheiro O Boemio 1903 Brazil 8 of 1903
70 Mario Pinheiro A Brisa Dizia a Rosa 1903 Brazil 9 of 1903
71 Banda da Casa Edison O Fadario 1903 Brazil 12 of 1903
72 Os Geraldos Roda Yaya 1903 Brazil 14 of 1903
73 Sousa's Band Washington Post March 1903 Brazil 16 of 1903
74 Banda da Casa Edison Frou-Frou 1903 Brazil 17 of 1903
75 Banda da Casa Edison Ai, Cara Dura 1903 Brazil 19 of 1903

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