Io non ho mai smesso di considerarmi più intelligente di tutti e, qualche volta, credetemi, me ne sono sentito un po' imbarazzato.

Wednesday, June 2, 2010


Vess Ossman"Yankee Doodle"N.American1894
Sousa's Band"The Stars and Stripes Forever"Columbia1896
Scott Joplin"The Entertainer"piano roll1902
Frank Stanley"Auld Lang Syne"Columbia1907
Enrico Caruso"Vesti La Giubba"Victor1907
*Billy Murray"Take Me Out to the Ballgame"Victor1908
The Fisk Jubilee Singers"Swing Low Sweet Chariot"Victor1909
Geraldine Farrar"My Old Kentucky Home"Victor1910
The Peerless Quartet"Let Me Call You Sweetheart"Columbia1911
Sophie Tucker"Some of These Days"Columbia1911
Chauncey Olcott"When Irish Eyes Are Smiling"Columbia1913
John McCormick"The Star Spangled Banner"Victor1917
The American Quartet"Over There"Victor1917
Original Dixieland Jazz Band"Tiger Rag"Victor1918
Al Jolson"Swanee"Columbia1920
Paul Whiteman Orchestra"Whispering"Victor1920
W.C. Handy"St. Louis Blues"Okeh1923
Billy Jones"Yes We Have No Bananas"Edison1923
Bessie Smith"Down Hearted Blues"Columbia1923
Jelly Roll Morton"King Porter Stomp"Gennett1923
Arthur Gibbs & Gang"Charleston"Victor1924
Isham Jones Orchestra"It Had to Be You"Brunswick1924
Vernon Dalhart"The Prisoner's Song"Victor1924
Louise Homer"America the Beautiful"Victor1925
Ben Bernie Orchestra"Sweet Georgia Brown"Vocalion1925
Gene Austin"Bye Bye Blackbird"Victor1926
Whisperin' Jack Smith"Me and My Shadow"Victor1927
Hoagy Carmichael"Star Dust"Gennett1928
Helen Kane"I Wanna Be Loved By You"Victor1928
Eddie Cantor"Makin' Whoopee"Victor1929
Fats Waller"Ain't Misbehavin'"Victor1929
Jimmie Rodgers"Blue Yodel (T for Texas)"Victor1930
Ben Selvin Orchestra"Happy Days Are Here Again"Columbia1930
Harry Richman"Puttin' on the Ritz"Brunswick1930
Cab Calloway"Minnie the Moocher"Brunswick1931
Fred Astaire"Night and Day"Victor1932
Rudy Vallee"Brother Can You Spare a Dime"Brunswick1932
cast recording"Show Boat"Brunswick1932
Sons of the Pioneers"Tumbling Tumbleweeds"Decca1934
Shirley Temple"On the Good Ship Lollipop"20th Cent.Fox1934
The Carter Family"Can the Circle Be Unbroken"ARC1935
The Boswell Sisters"Alexander's Ragtime Band"Brunswick1935
Cole Porter"You're the Top"Victor1935
cast recording"Porgy and Bess"Decca1935
Bing Crosby"Pennies From Heaven"Decca1936
Robert Johnson"Cross Road Blues"Columbia1936
Marian Anderson"Ave Maria"Victor1937
Count Basie"One O'Clock Jump"Decca1937
Roy Acuff"Wabash Cannonball"Vocalion1938
Gene Autry"Back in the Saddle Again"Vocalion1938
*Louis Armstrong"When the Saints Go Marching In"Decca1938
Benny Goodman"Sing Sing Sing"Victor1938
Ella Fitzgerald"A Tisket A Tasket"Decca1938
Artie Shaw"Begin the Beguine"Bluebird1938
Bob Hope/Shirley Ross"Thanks for the Memory"Decca1939
Sidney Bechet"Summertime"Blue Note1939
*Judy Garland"Over the Rainbow"Decca1939
Kate Smith"God Bless America"Victor1939
Art Tatum"Tea for Two"Decca1939
Billie Holiday"Strange Fruit"Commodore1939
The Ink Spots"If I Didn't Care"Decca1939
Glenn Miller"In the Mood"Bluebird1939
Jimmie Davis"You Are My Sunshine"Decca1940
Cliff Edwards"When You Wish Upon a Star"Victor1940
Coleman Hawkins"Body and Soul"Bluebird1940
Bob Wills"New San Antonio Rose"Okeh1940
The Andrews Sisters"Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy"Decca1941
Duke Ellington"Take the A Train"Victor1941
Billie Holiday"God Bless the Child"Okeh1941
*Bing Crosby"White Christmas"Decca1942
Alvino Ray"Deep in the Heart of Texas"Bluebird1942
Lena Horne"Stormy Weather"Victor1943
The Mills Brothers"Paper Doll"Decca1943
cast recording"Oklahoma!"Decca1943
Leadbelly"Goodnight Irene"Capitol1944
Eddy Arnold"Cattle Call"Bluebird1945
Les Brown"Sentimental Journey"Columbia1945
Dizzy Gillespie"Salt Peanuts"Guild1945
Bill Monroe"Blue Moon of Kentucky"Columbia1945
Johnny Mercer"Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah"Capitol1946
Charlie Parker Sextet"Ornithology"Dial1946
Francis Craig Orchestra"Near You"Bullet1947
The Fairfield Four"Don't Let Nobody Turn You Around"Bullet1947
Woody Guthrie"This Land Is Your Land"Asch1947
The Chuck Wagon Gang"I'll Fly Away"Columbia1948
John Lee Hooker"Boogie Chillun"Modern1948
Mahalia Jackson"Move on Up a Little Higher"Apollo1948
Thelonius Monk"Around Midnight"Blue Note1948
Gene Autry"Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer"Columbia1949
cast recording"South Pacific"Columbia1949
Vaughn Monroe"(Ghost) Riders in the Sky"RCA Victor1949
Hank Williams"I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry"MGM1949
Nat King Cole"Mona Lisa"Capitol1950
Patti Page"The Tennessee Waltz"Mercury1950
Roy Rogers/Dale Evans"Happy Trails"RCA Victor1951
Les Paul & Mary Ford"How High the Moon"Capitol1951
The Weavers"On Top of Old Smoky"Decca1951
cast recording"The King and I"Decca1951
Hank Williams"Your Cheatin' Heart"MGM1953
The Chordettes"Mr. Sandman"Cadence1954
Erroll Garner Trio"Misty"Mercury1954
The Modern Jazz Quartet"Django"Prestige1954
The Penguins"Earth Angel"Dootone1954
Joe Turner"Shake Rattle and Roll"Atlantic1954
Bo Diddley"Bo Diddley"Checker1955
Tennessee Ernie Ford"Sixteen Tons"Capitol1955
*Bill Haley & the Comets"Rock Around the Clock"Decca1955
Al Hibbler"Unchained Melody"Decca1955
George Beverly Shea"How Great Thou Art"RCA1955
Mary Lou Williams"Zodiac Suite"Jazztone1955
Johnny Cash"I Walk the Line"Sun1956
Doris Day"Que Sera Sera"Columbia1956
Fats Domino"Blueberry Hill"Imperial1956
The Five Satins"In the Still of the Night"Ember1956
Little Richard"Tutti Frutti"Specialty1956
Frankie Lymon & Teenagers"Why Do Fools Fall in Love"Gee1956
Carl Perkins"Blue Suede Shoes"Sun1956
Elvis Presley"Heartbreak Hotel"RCA Victor1956
Elvis Presley"Hound Dog" / "Don't Be Cruel"RCA Victor1956
Muddy Waters"Got My Mojo Workin'"Chess1956
cast recording"My Fair Lady"Columbia1956
Harry Belafonte"Banana Boat (Day-O)"RCA Victor1957
Sam Cooke"You Send Me"Keen1957
Danny & The Juniors"At the Hop"ABC Paramnt1957
The Everly Brothers"Wake Up Little Susie"Cadence1957
Buddy Holly"Peggy Sue"Coral1957
Jerry Lee Lewis"Great Balls of Fire"Sun1957
Johnny Mathis"Chances Are"Columbia1957
cast recording"West Side Story"Columbia1957
Chuck Berry"Johnny B. Goode"Chess1958
The Champs"Tequila"Challenge1958
The Coasters"Yakety Yak"Atco1958
Eddie Cochran"Summertime Blues"Liberty1958
Connie Francis"Who's Sorry Now"MGM1958
The Kingston Trio"Tom Dooley"Capitol1958
The Platters"Smoke Gets in Your Eyes"Mercury1958
Louis Prima & Keely Smith"That Old Black Magic"Capitol1958
Ritchie Valens"Donna" / "La Bamba"Del-Fi1958
cast recording"The Music Man"Capitol1958
Ray Charles"What'd I Say"Atlantic1959
Dave Brubeck"Take Five"Columbia1959
Bobby Darin"Mack the Knife"Atco1959
Miles DavisKind of Blue"Columbia1959
The Flamingos"I Only Have Eyes for You"End1959
Wilbert Harrison"Kansas City"Fury1959
Johnny Horton"The Battle of New Orleans"Columbia1959
The Isley Brothers"Shout"RCA1959
Marty Robbins"El Paso"Columbia1959
Ray Charles"Georgia on My Mind"ABC Paramnt1960
Mark Dinning"Teen Angel"MGM1960
Chubby Checker"The Twist"Parkway1960
Brenda Lee"I'm Sorry"Decca1960
cast recording"The Sound of Music"Columbia1960
Patsy Cline"I Fall to Pieces"Decca1961
Dion"Runaround Sue"Laurie1961
Ben E. King"Stand By Me"Atco1961
Henry Mancini"Moon River"RCA1961
Roy Orbison"Crying"Monument1961
The Shirelles"Will You Love Me Tomorrow"Scepter1961
The Tokens"The Lion Sleeps Tonight"RCA1961
Tony Bennett"I Left My Heart in San Francisco"Columbia1962
Ketty Lester"Love Letters"Era1962
Little Eva"The Loco-Motion"Dimension1962
Joan Baez"We Shall Overcome"Vanguard1963
Johnny Cash"Ring of Fire"Columbia1963
The Drifters"On Broadway"Atlantic1963
Lesley Gore"It's My Party"Mercury1963
The Kingsmen"Louie Louie"Wand1963
Peter, Paul & Mary"Blowin' in the Wind"Warner Bros.1963
The Ronettes"Be My Baby"Philles1963
The Tymes"So in Love"Parkway1963
The Animals"House of the Rising Sun"MGM1964
The Beatles"I Want to Hold Your Hand"Capitol1964
John Coltrane"A Love Supreme"Impulse1964
Bob Dylan"The Times They Are A-Changin'"Columbia1964
Stan Getz/Astrud Gilberto"The Girl From Ipanema"Verve1964
The Kinks"You Really Got Me"Reprise1964
Martha & The Vandellas"Dancing in the Street"Gordy1964
Dean Martin"Everybody Loves Somebody"Reprise1964
Roy Orbison"Oh Pretty Woman"Monument1964
The Shangri-Las"Leader of the Pack"Red Bird1964
Dionne Warwick"Walk on By"Scepter1964
Mary Wells"My Guy"Motown1964
The Beatles"Yesterday" / "Act Naturally"Capitol1965
James Brown"I Got You (I Feel Good)"King1965
The Byrds"Turn Turn Turn"Columbia1965
Petula Clark"Downtown"Warner Bros.1965
Jackie DeShannon"What the World Needs Now Is Love"Imperial1965
Bob Dylan"Like a Rolling Stone"Columbia1965
Ramsey Lewis Trio"The In Crowd"Argo1965
The Impressions"People Get Ready"ABC Parmnt1965
Roger Miller"King of the Road"Smash1965
The Miracles"The Tracks of My Tears"Tamla1965
Wilson Pickett"In the Midnight Hour"Atlantic1965
The Righteous Brothers"You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin'"Philles1965
The Rolling Stones"Satisfaction"London1965
Simon & Garfunkel"Sounds of Silence"Columbia1965
Sonny & Cher"I Got You Babe"Atco1965
The Supremes"Stop in the Name of Love"Motown1965
The Temptations"My Girl"Gordy1965
Frank Sinatra"Strangers in the Night"Reprise1966
The Four Tops"Reach Out I'll Be There"Motown1966
Mamas & Papas"California Dreamin'"Dunhill1966
Percy Sledge"When a Man Loves a Woman"Atlantic1966
Louis Armstrong"What a Wonderful World"ABC1967
The Beach Boys"Good Vibrations"Capitol1967
The Beatles"Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band"Capitol1967
Buffalo Springfield"For What It's Worth"Atco1967
Glen Campbell"By the Time I Get to Phoenix"Capitol1967
The Doors"Light My Fire"Elektra1967
*Aretha Franklin"Respect"Atlantic1967
Marvin Gaye/Tammi Terrell"Ain't No Mountain High Enough"Tamla1967
Bobbie Gentry"Ode to Billy Joe"Capitol1967
Merle Haggard"Sing Me Back Home"Capitol1967
Jefferson Airplane"White Rabbit"RCA1967
Sam & Dave"Soul Man"Stax1967
Van Morrison"Brown Eyed Girl"Bang1967
Dion"Abraham, Martin and John"Laurie1968
Marvin Gaye"I Heard It Through the Grapevine"Tamla1968
Jimi Hendrix"All Along the Watchtower"Reprise1968
Otis Redding"Dock of the Bay"Volt1968
Sly & The Family Stone"Everyday People"Epic1968
Steppenwolf"Born to be Wild"Dunhill1968
Tammy Wynette"Stand By Your Man"Epic1968
Creedence Clearwater Revival"Proud Mary"Fantasy1969
Edwin Hawkins Singers"O Happy Day"Pavillion1969
B.B. King"The Thrill Is Gone"Blues Way1969
Frank Sinatra"My Way"Reprise1969
B.J. Thomas"Raindrops Keep Falling on My Head"Scepter1969
cast recording"Hair"RCA1969
Miles Davis"Bitches Brew"Columbia1969
The Jackson 5"I Want You Back"Motown1969
Nilsson"Everybody's Talkin'"RCA1969
The Carpenters"Close to You"A&M1970
Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young"Ohio"Atlantic1970
The Grateful Dead"Uncle John's Band"Warner Bros.1970
Loretta Lynn"Coal Miner's Daughter"Decca1970
Joni Mitchell"Big Yellow Taxi"Reprise1970
James Taylor"Fire and Rain"Warner Bros.1970
Edwin Starr"War"Gordy1970
Three Dog Night"Joy to the World"Dunhill1971
Janis Joplin"Me and Bobby McGee"Columbia1971
John Denver"Take Me Home Country Roads"RCA1971
John Lennon"Imagine"Apple1971
Led Zeppelin"Stairway to Heaven"Atlantic1971
Carole King"It's Too Late" / "I Feel the Earth Move"Ode1971
Marvin Gaye"What's Going On"Tamla1971
Isaac Hayes"Theme From Shaft"Enterprise1971
*Don McLean"American Pie"United Artists1971
Santana"Oye Como Va"Columbia1971
The Staple Singers"Respect Yourself"Stax1971
Rod Stewart"Maggie May"Mercury1971
Harold Melvin/Blue Notes"If You Don't Know Me By Now"Phila.Int'l.1972
Johnny Nash"I Can See Clearly Now"Epic1972
Chicago"Saturday in the Park"Columbia1972
Derek & The Dominos"Layla"Atco1972
Al Green"Let's Stay Together"Hi1972
Helen Reddy"I Am Woman"Capitol1972
Bill Withers"Lean On Me"Sussex1972
Stevie Wonder"Superstition"Tamla1972
Stevie Wonder"You Are the Sunshine of My Life"Tamla1973
Neil Young"Heart of Gold"Reprise1972
Jim Croce"Time in a Bottle"ABC1973
Allman Brothers Band"Ramblin' Man"Capricorn1973
Thomas Dorsey/Marion Williams"Take My Hand Precious Lord"Columbia1973
Roberta Flack"Killing Me Softly With His Song"Atlantic1973
Elton John"Goodbye Yellow Brick Road"MCA1973
Gladys Knight & The Pips"Midnight Train to Georgia"Buddah1973
Charlie Rich"Behind Closed Doors"Epic1973
Carly Simon"You're So Vain"Elektra1973
Barbra Streisand"The Way We Were"Columbia1973
Harry Chapin"The Cat's in the Cradle"Elektra1974
Billy Joel"Piano Man"Columbia1974
Lynyrd Skynyrd"Free Bird"MCA1974
Shirley Caesar"No Charge"Scepter1975
K.C. & The Sunshine Band"That's the Way( I Like It)"TK1975
Linda Ronstadt"When Will I Be Loved"Capitol1975
Bruce Springsteen"Born to Run"Columbia1975
Aerosmith"Walk This Way"Columbia1976
George Benson"This Masquerade"Warner Bros.1976
Weather Report"Birdland"Columbia1976
Abba"Dancing Queen"Atlantic1977
The Bee Gees"Stayin' Alive"RSO1978
Jimmy Buffett"Margaritaville"ABC1977
The Eagles"Hotel California"Asylum1977
Fleetwood Mac"Go Your Own Way"Reprise1977
Queen"We Are the Champions/We Will Rock You"Elektra1977
Waylon Jennings/Willie Nelson"Mama's Don't Let Your Babies..."RCA1978
Kenny Rogers"The Gambler"United Artists1978
The Village People"Y.M.C.A."Casablanca1978
Charlie Daniels Band"The Devil Went Down to Georgia"Epic1979
Gloria Gayner"I Will Survive"Polydor1979
Sister Sledge"We Are Family"Cotillion1979
soundtrack recording"Grease"RSO1979
Blondie"Heart of Glass"Chrysalis1979
Bob Seger"Old Time Rock & Roll"Capitol1979
Sugarhill Gang"Rapper's Delight"Sugar Hill1979
Alabama"My Home's in Alabama"RCA1980
George Jones"He Stopped Loving Her Today"Epic1980
Kool & The Gang"Celebration"De-Lite1980
Willie Nelson"On the Road Again"Columbia1980
Dolly Parton"9 to 5"RCA1980
Pink Floyd"Another Brick in the Wall"Columbia1980
Kim Carnes"Bette Davis Eyes"EMI America1981
Joe Cocker/Jennifer Warnes"Up Where We Belong"Island1982
The Go-Go's"We Got the Beat"IRS1982
Grandmaster Flash"The Message"Sugar Hill1982
Amy Grant"El Shaddai"Myrrh1982
Joan Jett"I Love Rock 'n' Roll"Boardwalk1982
John Cougar Mellencamp"Jack and Diane"Riva1982
Prince"1999"Warner Bros.1982
Donna Summer"She Works Hard for the Money"Mercury1983
Irene Cara"Flashdance"Casablanca1983
Herbie Hancock"Rockit"Columbia1983
Michael Jackson"Beat It"Epic1983
Cyndi Lauper"Girls Just Want to Have Fun"Portrait1983
Talking Heads"Burning Down the House"Sire1983
The Judds"Mama He's Crazy"RCA/Curb1984
The Pointer Sisters"I'm So Excited"Planet1984
The Police"Every Breath You Take"A&M1983
Prince"Purple Rain"Warner Bros.1984
Bruce Springsteen"Born in the U.S.A."Columbia1984
*Tina Turner"What's Love Got to Do With It"Capitol1984
Van Halen"Jump"Warner Bros.1984
Hank Williams Jr."All My Rowdy Friends Are Coming Over Tonight"WB1984
USA for Africa"We Are the World"Columbia1985
Madonna"Material Girl"Sire1985
Paul Simon"Graceland"Warner Bros.1986
Steve Winwood"Higher Love"Island1986
Dionne Warwick & Friends"That's What Friends Are For"Arista1986
U2"I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For"Island1987
The Beastie Boys"Fight for Your Right (to Party)"Def Jam1987
George Michael"Faith"Columbia1987
Guns N' Roses"Sweet Child o' Mine"Geffen1988
Bobby McFerrin"Don't Worry Be Happy"EMI1988
Tracy Chapman"Fast Car"Elektra1988
The B-52's"Love Shack"Reprise1989
Bette Midler"The Wind Beneath My Wings"Atlantic1989
Tom Petty"Free Fallin'"MCA1989
Public Enemy"Fight the Power"Motown1989
Garth Brooks"Friends in Low Places"Capitol1990
M.C. Hammer"U Can't Touch This"Capitol1990
R.E.M."Losing My Religion"Warner Bros.1991
Bonnie Raitt"Something to Talk About"Capitol1991
BeBe& CeCe Winans"Addictive Love"Capitol1991
Billy Ray Cyrus"Achy Breaky Heart"Mercury1992
Whitney Houston"I Will Always Love You"Arista1992
*Nirvana"Smells Like Teen Spirit"DGC1992
Sheryl Crow"All I Wanna Do"A&M1994
Boyz II Men/Mariah Carey"One Sweet Day"Columbia1996
Eric Clapton"Change the World"Reprise1996
Elton John"Candle in the Wind"Rocket1997
R. Kelly"I Believe I Can Fly"Jive1997
Will Smith"Men in Black"Columbia1997
Celine Dion"My Heart Will Go On"550/Epic1998
Dixie Chicks"Wide Open Spaces"Monument1998
Lauryn Hill"Doo Wop (That Thing)"Ruffhouse1998
Shania Twain"You're Still the One"Mercury1998
Destiny's Child"Bills, Bills, Bills"Columbia1999
Faith Hill"This Kiss"Warner Bros.1999
Tim McGraw"Please Remember Me"Curb1999
Ricky Martin"Livin' La Vida Loca"Columbia1999
Santana/Rob Thomas"Smooth"Arista1999
TLC"No Scrubs"LaFace1999
Lee Ann Womack"I Hope You Dance"MCA2000

(from the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), and the National Endowment for the Arts)

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