Songs from the Year 1922

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This page lists the top songs of 1922 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.

Between 1920 and 1940 there are few available charts (at least that we can find). These results should be treated with some caution since, with few exceptions, they are based on fairly subjective charts and biased towards the USA.

The top ten song artists of 1922 were:

1:Paul Whiteman2:Al Jolson3:Marion Harris4:Fanny Brice5:Nora Bayes
6:Ben Selvin7:Isham Jones8:Mamie Smith9:Ray Miller & his Orchestra10:Ted Lewis & his Orchestra
# Artist Song Title Year Chart Entries
1 Fanny Brice My Man 1922 US Billboard 1 - Feb 1922 (9 weeks), Grammy Hall of Fame in 1999 (1922), Library of Congress artifact added 2005 (1921), US invalid BB 6 of 1922, POP 6 of 1922, Brazil 16 of 1922, Daily Deuce 30, nuTsie 38 of 1920s, aceterrier.com 52 of the 1920s (1921), Acclaimed 1866 (1922)
2 Al Jolson April Showers 1922 US Billboard 1 - Jan 1922 (17 weeks), US invalid BB 1 of 1922, POP 1 of 1922, Brazil 9 of 1922, nuTsie 42 of 1920s, aceterrier.com 56 of the 1920s (1921), RYM 41 of 1922
3 Paul Whiteman Three O'Clock in The Morning 1922 US Billboard 1 - Nov 1922 (20 weeks), ASCAP song of 1922, US invalid BB 2 of 1922, POP 4 of 1922, Brazil 11 of 1923, nuTsie 67 of 1920s, RYM 42 of 1922
4 Al Jolson Toot Toot Tootsie (Goodbye) 1922 US Billboard 1 - Dec 1922 (10 weeks), Peel list 2 of 1922, US invalid BB 3 of 1923, POP 3 of 1923, Brazil 18 of 1923, nuTsie 34 of 1920s, RYM 12 of 1922
5 Paul Whiteman I'll Build a Stairway to Paradise 1922 US Billboard 1 - Dec 1922 (9 weeks), US invalid BB 1 of 1923, POP 1 of 1923, RYM 23 of 1922
6 Paul Whiteman Hot Lips 1922 US Billboard 1 - Sep 1922 (11 weeks), US invalid BB 5 of 1922, POP 9 of 1922, Brazil 13 of 1923, RYM 43 of 1922
7 Paul Whiteman Stumbling 1922 US Billboard 1 - Jul 1922 (12 weeks), US invalid BB 4 of 1922, POP 17 of 1922, Brazil 25 of 1924, RYM 25 of 1922
8 Paul Whiteman Do it Again 1922 US Billboard 1 - Jun 1922 (9 weeks), US invalid BB 11 of 1922, POP 18 of 1922, Brazil 30 of 1924, RYM 24 of 1922
9 Al Jolson Angel Child 1922 US Billboard 1 - May 1922 (8 weeks), US invalid BB 8 of 1922, POP 8 of 1922, Brazil 22 of 1924
10 Ray Miller & his Orchestra Sheik of Araby 1922 US Billboard 3 - May 1922 (5 weeks), US invalid BB 13 of 1922, POP 20 of 1922, Brazil 24 of 1923
11 Henry Burr My Buddy 1922 US Billboard 1 - Nov 1922 (10 weeks), US invalid BB 7 of 1922, POP 11 of 1922
12 Isham Jones On The Alamo 1922 US Billboard 1 - May 1922 (10 weeks), US invalid BB 9 of 1922, POP 16 of 1922
13 Gallagher & Shean Mr Gallagher & Mr Shean 1922 US Billboard 1 - Oct 1922 (12 weeks), US invalid BB 12 of 1922, POP 12 of 1922
14 Eck Robertson Sally Gooden 1922 Library of Congress artifact added 2002 (1922), Daily Deuce 25, Acclaimed 783 (1922)
15 Okeh Laughing Record The Okeh Laughing Record 1922 Library of Congress artifact added 2003 (1922), US Billboard 8 - May 1923 (1 week)
16 Peerless Quartet Way Down Yonder in New Orleans 1922 US invalid BB 3 of 1922, US Billboard 9 - Dec 1922 (2 weeks), POP 14 of 1922
17 Al Jolson Give Me My Mammy 1922 US Billboard 2 - Apr 1922 (8 weeks), Brazil 33 of 1923
18 Club Royal Orchestra The Sheik 1922 US Billboard 3 - Mar 1922 (4 weeks), Brazil 6 of 1923
19 Marion Harris I'm Just Wild About Harry 1922 US Billboard 4 - Oct 1922 (5 weeks), POP 7 of 1922, RYM 14 of 1922
20 Nora Bayes All Over Nothing at All 1922 US Billboard 3 - Jul 1922 (5 weeks), POP 19 of 1922, RYM 79 of 1922
21 Ernest Hare & Billy Jones In the Little Red School House 1922 US Billboard 2 - Jul 1922 (8 weeks), POP 13 of 1922
22 Ernest Hare & Billy Jones Mr Gallagher & Mr Shean 1922 US Billboard 1 - Aug 1922 (9 weeks)
23 Kid Ory Orly's Creole Trombone 1922 Library of Congress artifact added 2005 (1922)
24 Ernest Hastings My Word You Do Look Queer 1922 Peel list 1 of 1922
25 Bahiano Luar de Paqueta 1922 Brazil 1 of 1922
26 IV 'Bud' Sheppard Rose of The Rio Grande 1922 Peel list 3 of 1923, Jazz Standard 732
27 Mamie Smith Lonesome Mama Blues 1922 US Billboard 6 - Sep 1922 (4 weeks), POP 15 of 1922, RYM 4 of 1922
28 Lambert Murphy I Dream Of Jeannie With The Light Brown Hair 1922 POP 3 of 1922, US Billboard 12 - Nov 1922 (1 week)
29 Paul Whiteman Some Sunny Day 1922 US Billboard 5 - Jul 1922 (3 weeks), Brazil 29 of 1923
30 Carl Fenton I'll Build a Stairway to Paradise 1922 POP 5 of 1922, US Billboard 12 - Dec 1922 (1 week)
31 Fanny Brice I'm an Indian 1922 US Billboard 9 - Apr 1922 (1 week), Brazil 37 of 1924
32 Zez Confrey & his Orchestra Kitten On the Keys 1922 US Billboard 5 - Jul 1922 (4 weeks), aceterrier.com 49 of the 1920s (1922)
33 Paul Whiteman Crinoline Days 1922 US Billboard 2 - Mar 1923 (9 weeks), RYM 38 of 1922
34 Paul Whiteman Journey's End 1922 US Billboard 2 - Mar 1923 (6 weeks), RYM 89 of 1922
35 Bar Harbor Society Orchestra Chicago (That Toddlin' Town) 1922 US Billboard 13 - Nov 1922 (1 week), Jazz Standard 541
36 Marion Harris Aggravatin' Papa 1922 US Billboard 3 - Mar 1923 (6 weeks), RYM 51 of 1922
37 Marion Harris Some Sunny Day 1922 US Billboard 3 - Jun 1922 (5 weeks), RYM 55 of 1922
38 Marion Harris Rose of The Rio Grande 1922 US Billboard 3 - Apr 1923 (6 weeks), RYM 92 of 1922
39 Isham Jones The World Is Waiting For The Sunrise 1922 US Billboard 2 - Jan 1922 (6 weeks)
40 Aileen Stanley Sweet Indiana Home 1922 US Billboard 2 - Sep 1922 (5 weeks)
41 Lucy Isabelle Marsh Song of Love 1922 US Billboard 2 - Apr 1922 (8 weeks)
42 Edwin Dale In May Time (I Learned to Love) 1922 US Billboard 2 - Sep 1922 (8 weeks)
43 indio Quadra de Amor 1922 Brazil 2 of 1922
44 John Steel Lady of the Evening 1922 US Billboard 4 - Apr 1923 (5 weeks), RYM 37 of 1922
45 Marion Harris Nobody Lied (When They Said I Cried Over You) 1922 US Billboard 4 - Oct 1922 (5 weeks), RYM 50 of 1922
46 Nora Bayes Lovin' Sam, The Sheik of Alabam 1922 US Billboard 4 - Mar 1923 (4 weeks), RYM 106 of 1922
47 Paul Whiteman Georgia 1922 US Billboard 5 - Jul 1922 (4 weeks), RYM 25 of 1922
48 Marion Harris Sweet Indiana Home 1922 US Billboard 5 - Oct 1922 (3 weeks), RYM 49 of 1922
49 Joseph Smith & his Orchestra Three O'Clock in The Morning 1922 US Billboard 5 - May 1922 (3 weeks), RYM 61 of 1922
50 Isham Jones Ivy Cling to Me 1922 US Billboard 5 - Apr 1923 (3 weeks), RYM 66 of 1922
51 Nora Bayes Homesick 1922 US Billboard 5 - Jan 1923 (4 weeks), RYM 85 of 1922
52 Paul Whiteman Coal Black Mammy 1922 US Billboard 6 - Nov 1922 (4 weeks), RYM 91 of 1922
53 Frank Crumit Stumbling 1922 US Billboard 6 - Aug 1922 (2 weeks), RYM 102 of 1922
54 Marion Harris Blue (And Broken Hearted) 1922 US Billboard 7 - Dec 1922 (3 weeks), RYM 49 of 1922
55 Nora Bayes Good Morning 1922 US Billboard 7 - Dec 1922 (2 weeks), RYM 83 of 1922
56 Al Jolson Coo Coo 1922 US Billboard 7 - Aug 1922 (2 weeks), RYM 102 of 1922
57 Billy Jones Why Should I Cry Over You? 1922 US Billboard 3 - Oct 1922 (5 weeks)
58 Vincent Lopez Nola 1922 US Billboard 3 - Jul 1922 (8 weeks)
59 Joseph Smith & his Orchestra Sally - Medley 1922 US Billboard 3 - Feb 1922 (6 weeks)
60 Vincent Lopez Parade of the Wooden Soldiers 1922 US Billboard 3 - Aug 1922 (7 weeks)
61 Elsie Baker Ka-Lua 1922 US Billboard 3 - Apr 1922 (6 weeks)
62 Ted Lewis & his Orchestra Everybody Step 1922 US Billboard 3 - Feb 1922 (6 weeks)
63 Eddie Cantor I Love Her-She Loves Me (I'm Her He-She's My She) 1922 US Billboard 3 - Aug 1922 (5 weeks)
64 Peerless Quartet Sunny Tennessee 1922 US Billboard 3 - Jan 1922 (5 weeks)
65 J Rezende Coracao Divinal 1922 Brazil 3 of 1922
66 Pianola Roll Sheik of Araby 1922 Peel list 3 of 1922
67 Paul Whiteman Oriental (Fox Trot) 1922 US Billboard 8 - Dec 1922 (2 weeks), RYM 42 of 1922
68 Ben Selvin I'll Build a Stairway to Paradise 1922 US Billboard 8 - Jan 1923 (1 week), RYM 96 of 1922
69 Nora Bayes Who Did You Fool After All? 1922 US Billboard 9 - Mar 1923 (1 week), RYM 87 of 1922
70 Paul Whiteman Romany Love 1922 US Billboard 9 - Feb 1923 (2 weeks), RYM 90 of 1922
71 Nora Bayes I Ain't Never Had Nobody Crazy Over Me 1922 US Billboard 11 - Oct 1922 (1 week), RYM 81 of 1922
72 Paul Whiteman When Hearts Are Young 1922 US Billboard 12 - Mar 1923 (1 week), RYM 89 of 1922
73 Mamie Smith You Can Have Him, I Don't Want Him, Didn't Love Him Anyhow Blues 1922 US Billboard 13 - Feb 1923 (1 week), RYM 22 of 1922
74 Benson Orchestra of Chicago Say it While Dancing 1922 US Billboard 4 - Nov 1922 (4 weeks)
75 Billy Murray Stumbling 1922 US Billboard 4 - Aug 1922 (4 weeks)
76 Edwin Dale Song of Persia 1922 US Billboard 4 - Sep 1922 (5 weeks)
77 Ray Miller & his Orchestra I'm Just Wild About Harry 1922 US Billboard 4 - Sep 1922 (5 weeks)
78 Al Jolson Yoo Hoo 1922 US Billboard 4 - Feb 1922 (5 weeks)
79 John Steel The World Is Waiting For The Sunrise 1922 US Billboard 4 - Mar 1922 (5 weeks)
80 Van & Schenck Virginia Blues 1922 US Billboard 4 - May 1922 (4 weeks)
81 Isham Jones My Honey's Lovin' Arms 1922 US Billboard 4 - Oct 1922 (5 weeks)
82 Bert Williams Not Lately 1922 US Billboard 4 - Jun 1922 (4 weeks)
83 Paul Whiteman I'm Just Wild About Harry 1922 US Billboard 4 - Oct 1922 (4 weeks)
84 Charles Harrison Play That Song of India Again 1922 US Billboard 4 - May 1922 (5 weeks)
85 Fred Barnes Sally (The Sunshine of Our Alley) 1922 Peel list 4 of 1922
86 Bahiano Ai Seu Me 1922 Brazil 4 of 1922
87 Paul Biese Trio On The Alamo 1922 Jazz Standard 359, RYM 78 of 1922
88 Marion Harris Runnin' Wild 1922 Jazz Standard 482, RYM 78 of 1923
89 Frank Crumit My Honey's Lovin' Arms 1922 Jazz Standard 873, RYM 72 of 1922
90 Paul Whiteman They Call it Dancing 1922 US Billboard 5 - Apr 1922 (5 weeks)
91 Van & Schenck California 1922 US Billboard 5 - Aug 1922 (3 weeks)
92 Carl Fenton Three O'Clock in The Morning 1922 US Billboard 5 - Apr 1922 (3 weeks)
93 American Quartet In the Little Red School House 1922 US Billboard 5 - Jul 1922 (3 weeks)
94 Olive Kline & Elsie Baker Marcheta 1922 US Billboard 5 - Jul 1922 (3 weeks)
95 Vernon Dalhart Weep No More My Mammy 1922 US Billboard 5 - Mar 1922 (3 weeks)
96 Edwin Dale Song of Love 1922 US Billboard 5 - Mar 1922 (3 weeks)
97 Ben Selvin Chicago 1922 US Billboard 5 - Nov 1922 (5 weeks)
98 Prince's Orchestra Selections from Blossom Time 1922 US Billboard 5 - May 1922 (3 weeks)
99 Ted Lewis & his Orchestra Marie 1922 US Billboard 5 - Apr 1922 (3 weeks)
100 Van & Schenck When You & I Were Young, Maggie 1922 US Billboard 5 - Dec 1922 (3 weeks)

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2 Feb 2016

trying to find a song

I am looking for a song that I should on a pianola roll which I think wasdated 1920 but could be as late as 1926 +it was a song called "romany love" +and it was American as the roll came from the USA, +can you help me try and track it down ? or do you know where to start looking ? any help would be so appreciated. thank you+