Number One Song This lists songs that hit number one on the charts in the US during 1942. If a song spent nonconsecutive weeks at number one, the number of weeks for each occurrence at the top is shown in parenthesis.
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Date Artist - Title Weeks
at #1
« 1941 1942 Number One Songs 1943 »
Glenn Miller - Chattanooga Choo Choo 9 (6)
Glenn Miller - A String Of Pearls 2 (1)
Woody Herman - Blues in the Night 1
Glenn Miller - A String Of Pearls 2 (1)
Glenn Miller - Moonlight Cocktail 10
Jimmy Dorsey - Tangerine 6
Harry James - Sleepy Lagoon 4
Kay Kyser - Jingle, Jangle, Jingle 8
Glenn Miller - (I've Got A Gal In) Kalamazoo 7
Bing Crosby - White Christmas 11
Source: Billboard

9 different songs hit number one in the US during 1942.