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Songs The Best Benny Goodman Songs  

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List Rules Vote for your favorite Benny Goodman songs, not just singles and hits.

List of the top Benny Goodman songs, as voted on by big band fans like you. This poll includes all Benny Goodman hits, but true fans know there are other great songs to vote on besides the singles, though of course back in his day for the most part there was no such thing as an "album. Playable music clips - and sometimes videos - are included next to each track name, so if you haven't heard a song you can listen to it right here on this page. Is one of your favorite Benny Goodman songs missing from this poll? Add it to the list so it has a chance to rise to the top.

Top Benny Goodman songs include Down South Camp Meeting, Clarinet Quintet for 2 Violins, Viola & Cello in A major, K. 581 "Stadler Quintet": II. Larghetto and many more. If the order of this list bothers you, then show your knowledge of the big band era by creating your own version and re-ranking it. Simply click the "Rerank List" button and you can put the songs in whatever order you like.
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19 3
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2
12 1
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3
18 5
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4
11 1
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5
15 3
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6
12 4
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7
8 1
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8
7 1
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9
11 5
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10
6 1
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11
8 3
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12
6 1
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13
6 2
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14
6 2
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15
5 1
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16
5 1
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17
5 2
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18
3 0
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Goodnight My Love

19
5 3
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20
3 1
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Together Again!

21
2 1
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22
1 0
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The Benny Goodman Yale Archives - Vol.1

23
3 3
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24
1 1
Jersey Bounce is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Benny Goodman Songs

25
0 0
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Ain't Misbehavin'

26
0 0
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The Benny Goodman Yale Archives - Vol.1

27
0 0
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Goodnight My Love

28
0 0
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The Benny Goodman Yale Archives - Vol.1

29
0 0
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The Benny Goodman Yale Archives - Vol.1

30
0 0
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Yale Recordings, Volume 10: The Original Benny Goodman Quartet

31
0 0
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The Benny Goodman Yale Archives - Vol.1

32
0 0
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Yale Recordings, Volume 10: The Original Benny Goodman Quartet

33
0 0
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Yale Recordings, Volume 10: The Original Benny Goodman Quartet

34
0 0
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Yale Recordings, Volume 10: The Original Benny Goodman Quartet

35
0 0
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Contrasts / Mikrokosmos (excerpts) (feat. piano: Béla Bartók, violin: Joseph Szigeti, clarinet: Benny Goodman)

36
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Royal Flush is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Benny Goodman Songs
Swing Time

37
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Ain't Misbehavin'

38
0 0
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Swing Time

39
0 0
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Ain't Misbehavin'

40
0 0
Perfidia is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Benny Goodman Songs
Goodnight My Love

41
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All Star Strut is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Benny Goodman Songs
Swing Time

42
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Ain't Misbehavin'

43
0 0
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44
0 0
Yours is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Benny Goodman Songs
Goodnight My Love

45
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Ain't Misbehavin'

46
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You're Dangerous is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Benny Goodman Songs
Goodnight My Love

47
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Pick Yourself Up is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Benny Goodman Songs
Swing Time

48
0 0
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Benny Goodman Today

49
0 0
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0 0
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