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:Arthur Collins & Byron G Harlan9:Haydn Quartet10: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 Mina Hickman Come Down, Ma Ev'ning Star 1903 US Billboard 1 - Jan 1903 (11 weeks)
3 Marie Lloyd That's How The Little Girl Got On 1903 Peel list 1 of 1903
4 Bahiano Perdao Emilia 1903 Brazil 1 of 1903
5 Arthur Collins Any Rags? 1903 US Billboard 1 - Dec 1903 (8 weeks)
6 Harry MacDonough Hiawatha (His Song to Minnehaha) 1903 US Billboard 1 - Jul 1903 (9 weeks)
7 Arthur Collins Goodbye Liza Jane 1903 US Billboard 1 - Oct 1903 (7 weeks)
8 Arthur Collins & Byron G Harlan Hurrah for Baffin's Bay 1903 US Billboard 1 - Sep 1903 (10 weeks)
9 Cal Stewart Uncle Josh On an Automobile 1903 US Billboard 1 - Aug 1903 (8 weeks)
10 Sousa's Band In the Good Old Summer Time 1903 US Billboard 1 - Mar 1903 (13 weeks)
11 Harry MacDonough & John Bieling In the Sweet Bye & Bye 1903 US Billboard 1 - Apr 1903 (11 weeks)
12 Henry Burr Come Down, Ma Ev'ning Star 1903 US Billboard 1 - Jul 1903 (9 weeks)
13 Haydn Quartet Old Kentucky Home 1903 US Billboard 2 - Jun 1903 (4 weeks)
14 Harry MacDonough & Joe Belmont Beautiful Bird, Sing On 1903 US Billboard 2 - Sep 1903 (6 weeks)
15 JW Myers Dear Old Girl 1903 US Billboard 2 - May 1903 (6 weeks)
16 Hamilton Hill A Bird in a Gilded Cage 1903 Peel list 2 of 1903
17 Len Spencer Reuben Haskins' Ride on a Cyclone Auto 1903 US Billboard 2 - Oct 1903 (4 weeks)
18 Bob Roberts Hurrah for Baffin's Bay 1903 US Billboard 2 - Jul 1903 (5 weeks)
19 Byron G Harlan Always in the Way 1903 US Billboard 2 - Sep 1903 (4 weeks)
20 J Aldrich Libbey In the Sweet Bye & Bye 1903 US Billboard 2 - Feb 1903 (3 weeks)
21 Arthur Collins You Can't Fool All the People All the Time 1903 US Billboard 2 - Sep 1903 (5 weeks)
22 Harry MacDonough In the Good Old Summer Time 1903 US Billboard 2 - Jan 1903 (7 weeks)
23 Mario Pinheiro Isto & Bom 1903 Brazil 2 of 1903
24 Bob Roberts By the Sycamore Tree 1903 US Billboard 2 - Dec 1903 (4 weeks)
25 William H Thompson The Rosary 1903 US Billboard 2 - Sep 1903 (6 weeks)
26 Harry MacDonough By the Sycamore Tree 1903 US Billboard 3 - Dec 1903 (4 weeks)
27 Dan Quinn There's a Lot of Things You Never Learn at School 1903 US Billboard 3 - Jun 1903 (4 weeks)
28 Columbia Orchestra Hiawatha 1903 US Billboard 3 - Jun 1903 (4 weeks)
29 Arthur Collins I'm a Jonah Man 1903 US Billboard 3 - Jun 1903 (4 weeks)
30 Bob Roberts I'm Thinkin' of You All De While 1903 US Billboard 3 - Aug 1903 (4 weeks)
31 Peppa Delgado & Mario Pinheiro Corta Jaca 1903 Brazil 3 of 1903
32 Arthur Collins & Byron G Harlan Parody on Hiawatha 1903 US Billboard 3 - Oct 1903 (3 weeks)
33 Henry Burr The Rosary 1903 US Billboard 3 - Jun 1903 (3 weeks)
34 Sousa's Band Hiawatha Two-Step 1903 US Billboard 3 - Nov 1903 (2 weeks)
35 Harry MacDonough Heidelberg 1903 US Billboard 3 - May 1903 (4 weeks)
36 Dan Quinn The Beer That Made Milwaukee Famous 1903 US Billboard 3 - Oct 1903 (3 weeks)
37 JW Myers Heidelberg 1903 US Billboard 3 - Feb 1903 (4 weeks)
38 Billy Murray Up in a Cocoanut Tree 1903 US Billboard 3 - Dec 1903 (5 weeks)
39 Arthur Collins If Money Talks, It Ain't On Speaking Terms with Me 1903 US Billboard 3 - Jun 1903 (3 weeks)
40 JW Myers If I But Knew 1903 US Billboard 3 - May 1903 (3 weeks)

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