The Number One Hits of 1936

The Number One Hits of 1936
December 28, 1935 – Janaury 3, 1936
Fats WallerA Little Bit Independent

January 4, 1936 – February 7, 1936
Tommy Dorsey The Music Goes Round and Round (5 weeks*)

January 4, 1936 – Janury 31, 1936
Rikey-Farley Orchestra The Music Goes Round and Round

February 1, 1936 – February 22, 1936
Eddy DuchinMoon Over Miami (3 weeks*)

February 8, 1936 – March 20, 1936
Tommy DorseyAlone

February 29, 1936 – March 13, 1936
Jan Garber A Beautiful Lady in Blue

March 14, 1936 – April 24, 1936
Benny Goodman Goody Goody (6 weeks*)

March 21, 1936 – March 27, 1936
Eddy DuchinLights Out

April 4, 1936 – April 10, 1936
Fred Astaire I’m Putting All My Eggs in One Basket

April 11, 1936 – April 24, 1936
Benny Goodman The Glory of Love

April 25, 1936 – May 8, 1936
Guy LombardoLost

May 9, 1936 – May 22, 1936
Jan GarberA Melody From The Sky

May 23, 1936 – May 29, 1936
Tommy Dorsey You

May 30, 1936 – July 10, 1936
Benny GoodmanThe Glory of Love (6 weeks*)

June 6, 1936 – July 4, 1936
Jimmy DorseyIs It True What They sat About Dixie? (4 weeks*)

June 6, 1936 – June 13, 1936
Fats WallerAll My Life

July 11, 1936 – July 17, 1936
Hal KempThere’s a Small Hotel

July 18, 1936 – July 24, 1936
Eddie DuchinTake My Heart

July 25, 1936 – August 21, 1936
Fats WallerIt’s a Sin To Tell a Lie (4 weeks*)

August 1, 1936 – August 14, 1936
Benny GoodmanThese Foolish Things Remind Me of You

August 15, 1936 – August 21, 1936
Hal KempWhen I’m With You

August 22, 1936 – August 28, 1946
Andy KirkUntil The Real Thing Comes Along

August 29, 1936 – September 19, 1936
Shep FieldsDid I Remember?

September 5, 1936 – October 9, 1936 (5 weeks*)
Fred AstaireA Fine Romance

October 3, 1936 – November 13, 1936
Fred AstaireThe Way You Look Tonight (6 weeks*)

October 10, 1936 – October 23, 1936
Guy LombardoWhen Did You Leave Heaven?

November 14, 1936 – November 27, 1936
Benny GoodmanYou Turned The Tables on Me

November 28, 1936 – February 5, 1937 (10 weeks*)
Bing CrosbyPennies From Heaven

December 5, 1936 – December 11, 1936
Eddy DuchinIn The Chapel In The Moonlight

December 12, 1936 – December 26, 1936
Shep Fields In The Chapel In The Moonlight

-November 28, 1936 – February 5, 1937 (10 weeks*) –
Bing CrosbyPennies From Heaven

*ties, and sometimes interrupted by competing songs

The biggest Pop Artists of 1936 include:
Louis Armstrong, Fred Astaire, Mildred Bailey, Charlie Barnet and His Orchestra, Bunny Berigan, Boswell Sisters, Cab Calloway, Bing Crosby, Bob Crosby, Jimmy Dorsey, Tommy Dorsey, Eddie Duchin, Duke Ellington, Shep Fields, Ella Fitzgerald, Jan Garber and His Orchestra, Benny Goodman, Glen Gray, George Hall, Richard Himber, Billie Holiday, Hal Kemp, Henry King, Wayne King, Frances Langford, Guy Lombardo and His Royal Canadians, Jimmie Lunceford, Freddy Martin, Russ Morgan, Ozzie Nelson, Ray Noble, Red Norvo, Leo Reisman, Fats Waller, Paul Whiteman and His Orchestra, Teddy Wilson

Charts based on Billboard music charts.