100 Greatest Dixieland Songs

Criteria: These songs were chosen for their lasting popularity, acclaim, and historical importance. Historical importance includes influence and contributing to a song being played and recorded by other artists, especially other Dixieland artists. Each song is limited to a listing with one artist, although some have more than one significant version.

Background: Dixieland music is a form of Jazz originating in New Orleans near the start of the 20th century. In 1917, the Original Dixieland Jass Band was the first artist to commercially release a Dixieland recording. The main instrument in most cases being the trumpet playing the melody and several other brass instruments improvising around the melody, along with banjo/guitar and drums providing rhythm.
Greatest Dixieland Songs
1. West End Blues
Louis Armstrong and His Hot Five
2. Dipper Mouth Blues
King Oliver's (Creole) Jazz Band
3. Singin' the Blues
Frankie Trumbauer & His Orchestra With Bix and Lang
4. Black Bottom Stomp
Jelly Roll Morton's Red Hot Peppers
5. When the Saints Go Marching In
Louis Armstrong and His Orchestra
6. Tiger Rag
Original Dixieland Jazz Band
7. Struttin' with Some Barbecue
Louis Armstrong and His Hot Five
8. Ory's Creole Trombone
Ory's Sunshine Orchestra
9. Mood Indigo
Duke Ellington and His Cotton Club Orchestra
10. Doctor Jazz-Stomp
Jelly Roll Morton's Red Hot Peppers
11. St. James Infirmary
Louis Armstrong and His Savoy Ballroom Five
12. Livery Stable Blues
Original Dixieland Jazz Band
13. Tin Roof Blues
New Orleans Rhythm Kings
14. Potato Head Blues
Louis Armstrong and His Hot Seven
15. East St.Louis Toodle-O
Duke Ellington and His Kentucky Club Orchestra
16. Canal Street Blues
King Oliver's Creole Jazz Band
17. St. Louis Blues
Louis Armstrong and His Orchestra
18. Wild Cat Blues
Clarence Williams' Blue Five
19. Riverboat Shuffle
Frankie Trumbauer and His Orchestra
20. Dead Man Blues
Jelly Roll Morton's Red Hot Peppers
21. Heebie Jeebies
Louis Armstrong and His Hot Five
22. Midnight in Moscow
Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen
23. Maple Leaf Rag
New Orleans Feetwarmers
24. Basin Street Blues
Louis Armstrong and His Orchestra
25. Petite Fleur
Chris Barber's Jazz Band
26. Blue Horizon
Sidney Bechet's Blue Note Jazz Men
27. Muskrat Ramble
Louis Armstrong and His Hot Five
28. Dixie Jass Band One-Step [Original Dixieland One-Step]
Original Dixieland Jazz Band
29. Burgundy Street Blues
George Lewis
30. Chimes Blues
King Oliver's Creole Jazz Band
31. It Had to Be You
Isham Jones Orchestra
32. I'm Coming Virginia
Frankie Trumbauer and His Orchestra
33. Creole Love Call
Duke Ellington and His Orchestra
34. Do You Know What It Means to Miss New Orleans
Louis Armstrong & His Dixieland Seven
35. Wolverine Blues
Jelly Roll Morton
36. Cake Walking Babies From Home
Clarence Williams' Blue Five
37. Milenberg Joys
New Orleans Rhythm Kings
38. Mahogany Hall Stomp
Louis Armstrong and His Savoy Ballroom Five
39. Blues My Naughty Sweetie Gives Me
Sidney Bechet and His Hot Six
40. Twelfth Street Rag
Pee Wee Hunt and His Orchestra
41. Grandpa's Spells
Jelly Roll Morton's Red Hot Peppers
42. Wild Man Blues
Louis Armstrong and His Hot Seven
43. At the Jazz Band Ball
Bix Beiderbecke and His Gang
44. High Society Rag
King Oliver's Jazz Band
45. Perdido Street Blues
New Orleans Wanderers
46. Savoy Blues
Louis Armstrong and His Hot Five
47. Egyptian Fantasy
Sidney Bechet and His New Orleans Footwarmers
48. Variety Stomp
Fletcher Henderson and His Orchestra
49. The Music Goes 'Round and 'Round
Tommy Dorsey and His Clambake Seven
50. Cornet Chop Suey
Louis Armstrong and His Hot Five

51. Clarinet Marmalade
Frankie Trumbauer & His Orchestra With Bix
52. The Pearls
Jelly Roll Morton's Red Hot Peppers
53. Hotter Than That
Louis Armstrong and His Hot Five
54. Come On and Stomp Stomp Stomp
Johnny Dodds' Black Bottom Stompers
55. Snake Rag
King Oliver's Jazz Band
56. The Minor Drag
Fats Waller and His Buddies
57. Copenhagen
Fletcher Henderson and His Orchestra
58. South Rampart Street Parade
Bob Crosby and His Orchestra
59. Low Down Blues
Bunk Johnson
60. Tight Like This
Louis Armstrong and His Savoy Ballroom Five
61. Kansas City Stomps
Jelly Roll Morton's Red Hot Peppers
62. Ostrich Walk
Frankie Trumbauer and His Orchestra
63. Down by the Riverside
George Lewis
64. Joshua Fit de Battle of Jericho
Kid Ory's Creole Jazz Band
65. I Wish I Could Shimmy Like My Sister Kate
Muggsy Spanier and His Ragtime Band
66. Bugle Call Blues
Friars Society Orchestra (New Orleans Rhythm Kings)
67. Everybody Loves My Baby
Clarence Williams' Blue Five
68. Big Butter and Egg Man
Louis Armstrong and His Hot Five
69. Bogalousa Strut
Sam Morgan's Jazz Band
70. Come Back, Sweet Papa
Louis Armstrong and His Hot Five
71. Shag
New Orleans Feetwarmers
72. Bourbon Street Parade
The Dukes of Dixieland
73. The Jazz Me Blues
Bix Beiderbecke and His Gang
74. Willie the Weeper
Louis Armstrong and His Hot Seven
75. Fidgety Feet
Fletcher Henderson and His Orchestra
76. Sweet Lorraine
Jimmie Noone's Apex Club Orchestra
77. Nobody's Sweetheart
McKenzie and Condon's Chicagoans
78. Yes Sir! That's My Baby
Firehouse Five Plus Two
79. Original Jelly-Roll–Blues
Jelly Roll Morton's Red Hot Peppers
80. I Found a New Baby
New Orleans Feetwarmers
81. Gut Bucket Blues
Louis Armstrong and His Hot Five
82. Riverside Blues
King Oliver's Jazz Band
83. Royal Garden Blues
New Orleans Lucky Seven
84. Panama
Friars Society Orchestra (New Orleans Rhythm Kings)
85. Darktown Strutters' Ball
Original Dixieland Jazz Band
86. The Green Leaves of Summer
Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen
87. Kansas City Shuffle
Bennie Moten's Kansas City Orchestra
88. Bucket's Got a Hole in It
Kid Ory's Creole Jazz Band
89. Way Down Yonder in New Orleans
Frankie Trumbauer & His Orchestra
90. Beale Street Blues
Louis Armstrong and His All-Stars
91. Magnolia's Wedding Day
Chris Barber's Jazz Band
92. Froggie Moore
King Oliver's Creole Jazz Band
93. Melancholy
Johnny Dodds' Black Bottom Stompers
94. Stock Yards Strut
Freddie Keppard's Jazz Cardinals
95. Indiana
Red Nichols and His Five Pennies
96. Jazz Battle
The Rhythm Aces
97. Madagascar
Wilbur De Paris and His New New Orleans Jazz
98. At a Georgia Camp Meeting
Lu Watters' Yerba Buena Jazz Band
99. The Chant
Jelly Roll Morton's Red Hot Peppers
100. Eccentric
Friars Society Orchestra (New Orleans Rhythm Kings)
20 More Worth Mentioning
101. Alligator Crawl
Louis Armstrong and His Hot Seven
102. Apex Blues
Jimmie Noone & His Orchestra
103. Lazy River
Bechet-Spanier Big Four
104. Sorry
Bix Beiderbecke and His Gang
105. Sobbin' Blues
King Oliver's Jazz Band
106. Once in a While
Louis Armstrong and His Hot Five
107. Bill Bailey, Won't You Please Come Home
Kid Ory's Creole Jazz Band
108. Mr. Jelly Lord
Jelly Roll Morton
109. Farewell Blues
Friars Society Orchestra (New Orleans Rhythm Kings)
110. Sensation Rag
Original Dixieland Jazz Band
111. Ballin' the Jack
Chicago Footwarmers
112. Careless Love
Bunk Johnson & the Yerba Buena Jazz Band
113. The Sheik of Araby
Tommy Dorsey and His Clambake Seven
114. China Boy
McKenzie and Condon's Chicagoans
115. That's a Plenty
"Wild Bill" Davison and His Commodores
116. Steppin' on the Gas
Sam Morgan's Jazz Band
117. Four or Five Times
Jimmie Noone's Apex Club Orchestra
118. Palesteena
Original Dixieland Jazz Band
119. Sunset Café Stomp
Lu Watters' Yerba Buena Jazz Band
120. It's a Jam Up
Celestin's Original Tuxedo Jazz Orchestra

Louis Armstrong


King Oliver


Bix Beiderbecke


Jelly Roll Morton


Original Dixieland Jazz Band

List Begun: 2022-07-13