The Number One Hits of 1933

Dec 24, 1932 – Mar 3, 1932
Fred Astaire with Leo Reisman
Night and Day
Fred Astaire was an American dancer, singer, and actor known for his elegance and charm. Leo Reisman was a prominent American bandleader. Cole Porter wrote the song for the 1932 musical “Gay Divorce.”
Mar 4, 1933 – Mar 31, 1933
Bing Crosby
You’re Getting To Be A Habit With Me
Bing Crosby was an American singer and actor, known for his smooth bass-baritone voice. The song was composed by Harry Warren with lyrics by Al Dubin for the 1932 musical “42nd Street.”
Apr 1, 1933 – Apr 21, 1933
Don Bestor
Forty-Second Street
Don Bestor was an American bandleader and radio personality. The song was the title track from the 1933 musical “42nd Street,” written by Harry Warren with lyrics by Al Dubin.
Apr 22, 1933 – Jun 16, 1933
Leo Reisman, Featuring Harold Arlen
Stormy Weather
Leo Reisman was a prominent American bandleader. Harold Arlen was an American composer of popular music. Arlen wrote the song with lyrics by Ted Koehler, and was later covered by various artists.
Jun 16, 1933 – Jul 7, 1933
Ethel Waters
Stormy Weather
Ethel Waters was an African-American singer and actress known for her blues and jazz style. This was another rendition of the song originally composed by Harold Arlen and Ted Koehler.
Jul 8, 1933 – Jul 21, 1933
Bing Crosby
Shadow Waltz
Harry Warren wrote the song with lyrics by Al Dubin for the 1933 film “Gold Diggers of 1933.”
Jul 22, 1933 – Aug 18, 1933
Ted Lewis
Ted Lewis was an American bandleader, musician, and entertainer. The song was composed by Hoagy Carmichael with lyrics by Johnny Mercer.
Aug 19, 1933 – Sep 22, 1933
Ray Noble
Love Is The Sweetest Thing
Ray Noble was a British bandleader, composer, and actor. The song was written by Noble himself and became one of his most popular hits.
Sep 23, 1933 – Nov 3, 1933
George Olson
The Last Round-Up
George Olson was an American bandleader during the 1920s and 1930s. Billy Hill wrote the song and it became a popular cowboy song.
Nov 4, 1933 – Dec 15, 1933
Guy Lombardo
The Last Round-Up
Guy Lombardo was a Canadian-American bandleader known for his dance music. This was his rendition of the popular cowboy song written by Billy Hill.
Dec 16, 1933 – Jan 5, 1934
Eddy Duchin
Did You Ever See a Dream Walking?
Eddy Duchin was an American pianist and bandleader known for his sophisticated style. The song was composed by Harry Revel with lyrics by Mack Gordon for the 1933 film “Sitting Pretty.”

The Biggest Pop Artists of 1933 include:
Louis Armstrong, Gus Arnheim and His Orchestra, Fred Astaire, Ben Bernie and His Orchestra, Don Bestor, Cab Calloway, Emil Coleman, Bing Crosby, Eddie Duchin, Duke Ellington, Ted Fio Rito, Jan Garber and His Orchestra, Benny Goodman, Glen Gray, Jimmy Grier, Isham Jones and His Orchestra, Art Kassel and His “Kassels In The Air”, Hal Kemp, Henry King, Wayne King, Ted Lewis and His Band, Guy Lombardo and His Royal Canadians, Ray Noble, George Olson, Leo Reisman, Ben Selvin, Rudy Vallee and His Connecticut Yankees, Ethel Waters, Paul Whiteman and His Orchestra, Victor Young

Charts based on Billboard music charts.

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