The Second World War had an enormous effect on the development of jazz music, which, in turn, had a role to play in the American war effort. Jazz and jazz-influenced popular music were a rallying cry for U.S. servicemen, and helped as well to boost the morale of loved ones at home, who by listening to patriotic and romantic songs on the radio and on their phonographs were encouraged to wage war on the home front.

The U.S.O. helped lift the spirits of U.S. servicemen at home and abroad as it brought popular Hollywood and musical celebrities together to perform for the troops.

Jazz musicians also worked throughout the war on patriotic films. There is an unintended tribute to the broad influence of jazz music (and of the many prominent African American and Jewish American jazz musicians) in Hitler's ban, in 1939, on jazz and swing music in Germany.


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It 's a long way to Tipperary Words and Music: Jack Judge and Harry Williams It's a long way to Tipperary, It's a long way to go; It's a long way to Tipperary To the sweetest girl I know! Goodbye Piccadilly, Farewell, Leicester Square, It's a long, long way to Tipperary, But my heart's right there! Pack Up Your Troubles Words: George Asaf Music: Felix Powell Pack up your troubles in your old kit bag, And smile, smile, smile. While you've a Lucifer to light your fag, Smile, boys, that's the style. What's the use of worrying, It never was worthwhile, so Pack up your troubles in your old kit bag, And smile, smile, smile.

"A Bicycle Bui l t For Two" Words and Music: Henry Dacre (1892) Daisy, Daisy, give me your answer, do. I'm half crazy all for the love of you. It won't be a stylish marriage, I can't afford a carriage; But you'll look sweet upon the seat of a bicycle built for two. Daisy, Daisy, this is my answer true: I'm not crazy over the likes of you. If you can't afford a carriage, Forget about the marriage; I won't be jammed, I won't be crammed On a bicycle built for two.

Run Rabbi t Run Words & Music by: Noel Gay and Ralph Butler. Run Rabbit Run was a popular song during World War II, especially after Flanagan and Allen changed the lyrics to poke fun at the Germans Run rabbit - run rabbit - Run! Run! Run! Run rabbit - run rabbit - Run! Run! Run! Bang! Bang! Bang! Bang! Goes the farmer's gun. Run, rabbit, run, rabbit, run. Run rabbit - run rabbit - Run! Run! Run! Don't give the farmer his fun! Fun! Fun! He'll get by without his rabbit pie So run rabbit - run rabbit - Run! Run! Run!

Coming Round the Mountain Words & Music by: Judy Caplan Ginsburgh and David Marler She'll be coming round the mountain when she comes she'll be coming round the mountain when she comes she'll be coming round the mountain, coming round the mountain,coming round the mountain when she comes • Singing aye aye yippee yippee aye. singing aye aye yippee yippee aye, singing aye aye yippee, aye aye yippee, aye aye yippee yippee aye. •

She'll be wearing pink pyjamas when she comes, she'll be wearing pink pyjamas when she comes, she'll be wearing pink pyjamas, wearing pink pyjamas, wearing pink pyjamas when she comes. • Singing aye aye yippee yippee aye, singing aye aye yippee yippee aye, singing aye aye yippee, aye aye yippee, aye aye yippee yippee aye. • She'll be riding three white horses when she comes she'll be riding three white horses when she comes she'll be riding three white horses, riding three white horses, riding three white horse when she comes. • Singing aye aye yippee yippee aye, singing aye aye yippee yippee aye, singing aye aye yippee, aye aye yippee, aye aye yippee yippee aye.


Carmen Miranda


World War II America (1941-1945) produced a significant number of popular songs ranging from the patriotic to the sentimental. This was the era of Big Bands and Swing Music. Americans on the Homefront or overseas closer to the war zones, gathered to listen and dance to popular bands led by Glenn Miller, Harry James, Count Basie, Duke Ellington, and countless others. Vocalists such as Bing Crosby, Dinah Shore, Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald, Dick Haymes, the Andrews Sisters, Jo Stafford, the Mills Brothers, Peggy Lee, and Helen O'Connell sang the lyrics that helped Americans get through the war years.

New musical forms such as the Boogie Woogie became extremely popular during these years. Country and Western tunes received increasing airplay on the radio and Latin-inspired rhythms were provided by Xavier Cugat and Carmen Miranda, "the Lady in the tutti-frutti hat." By the outbreak of World War II, radio and phonograph records had evolved into a mature commercial juke box culture. Popular songs during World War II fall into a variety of categories.

There were patriotic tunes such as Remember Pearl Harbor and Praise the Lord and Pass the Ammunition. Morale boosters represented by Johnny Mercer's Ac-cent-tchu-ate the Positive helped lift wartime spirits. Many songs such as Bell-Bottom Trousers, A Boy in Khaki-a Girl in Lace , and First Class Private Mary Brown told the stories of soldiers, sailors, and their sweethearts. The themes of love and wartime parting and separation appeared in numerous examples:

As Time Goes By, I'll Walk Alone, I'll Be Seeing You, and I Don't Want to Walk without You. As the war approached its end, there were songs about homecoming and the dreams of reunion: My Guy's ComeBack, It's Been a Long Long Time, and My Dreams are Getting Better All the Time. If sweethearts predominated as a subject, mothers ran a close second: Goodbye Mama (I'm Off to Yokohama), Dear Mom, and Ma ! I Miss Your Apple Pie. Topical songs were popular during the war.

For example, the entry of increasing numbers of women into the American workforce resulted in examples such as Rosie the Riveter and Milkman Keep those Bottles Quiet. In the latter song, vocalist Ella Mae Morse elaborated on the sleeping difficulties of women working on the swing shift in America's defense plants. Perhaps, in an attempt to relieve tension and evoke a smile, novelty and humorous songs such as Mairzy Doats and Leave the Dishes in the Sink, Ma also appeared and achieved commercial success.


Musical theatre 1940


World War II was the crucible from which most of the trends of the twenty years following the war developed. The post-Depression economic boom, and the fact that New York was a major point of both embarkation and recreational leave for American servicemen, pumped much-needed dollars into the theatre and gave rise to long runs that surpassed all earlier eras, as well as a rebirth of that most topical of music-theatre forms, the revue.

Indeed, the seeds of virtually all of the major trends in the musical theatre after the war can be seen in the attractions offered during 1943 and 1944. Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Oklahoma!, often heralded as the beginning of the modern “musical play,” opened in 1943 (see Volume 2’s coverage of pre-1945 Rodgers and Hammerstein). At the same time, such unabashedly old-fashioned musicals as Cole Porter’s Mexican Hayride and the vaudeville-burlesque-flavored Follow the Girls, both major hits of 1944, showed that there was plenty of life in the old forms. 1944 also saw the first of the major choreographer-conceived dance musicals,

On the Town, and the dawning of a new social consciousness in Bloomer Girl. Nostalgia for an earlier, more simple era also led to revivals of older operettas (The Student Prince, The Merry Widow), as well as the rise of such “new” old-fashioned operettas as 1944’s Song of Norway. This was the picture as the musical theatre entered the postwar period in 1945.

The Second World War had an enormous effect on the development of jazz music, which, in turn, had a role to play in the American war effort. Jazz and jazz-influenced popular music were a rallying cry for U.S. servicemen, and helped as well to boost the morale of loved ones at home, who by listening to patriotic and romantic songs on the radio and on their phonographs were encouraged to wage war on the home front.

The U.S.O. helped lift the spirits of U.S. servicemen at home and abroad as it brought popular Hollywood and musical celebrities together to perform for the troops. Jazz musicians also worked throughout the war on patriotic films. There is an unintended tribute to the broad influence of jazz music (and of the many prominent African American and Jewish American jazz musicians) in Hitler's ban, in 1939, on jazz and swing music in Germany.


Burlesque 1940


The term “burlesque” has no meaning as a contemporary phenomenon to most Americans. The historical associations the term provokes -if any-are likely to be of a slightly naughty (but ultimately innocuous) theatrical pastime occurring in a vaguely situated past: somewhere between the 1890s and World War 11. Always at the center of this memory is the burlesque performer: the stripper, and all that term connotes of the exotic, displayed, sexual, female body.

But whatever its associations with illicit sexuality, burlesque has been almost thoroughly recuperated within the mainstream of American popular culture. In the late 1970s, Sugar Babies, a Broadway revue with Mickey Rooney and Ann Miller, paid homage to the baggy pants comics, slap-stick, double entendres and strip tease of burlesque as it existed in its last moments as a viable entertainment form-the 1930s and 1940s.

Ziegfeld was the original impresario and showman. He is most famous for the Ziegfeld Follies which were famous theatrical productions on Broadway with the best stars of its day. Famous performers such as Eddie Cantor, Fanny Brice and Barbara Stanwyck appeared in the shows. Costumes were designed by famous names such as Lucille and Erte.

The first revue took place in what is now the Winter Garden theater in Broadway, mid-town Manhattan in 1907. He was a showman from the beginning. In 1893, when his father opened a nightclub called the Trocadero. it was rescued by his son. Young Ziegfeld shifted the main focus of the show from music and variety acts to a strongman, Eugene Sandow.

Ziegfeld organized a huge publicity campaign to broadcast his star, and the show was a spectacular success. Ziegfeld toured the United States with his star and it was then that he decided to turn his attention to Broadway. He wanted to find a new star and he did. It was Anna Held, a singer and all-round entertainer. She was working for the Folies Bergeres in Europe but Ziegfeld offered her an unheard of sum of money to become his new star. Held arrived in the United States in a blaze of publicity and over the next twelve year, Ziegfeld produced many Broadway musicals designed to showcase his new protegee.

Ziegfeld married Held but they later separated. However it was Held who gave Ziegfeld the idea of the 'Ziegfeld Follies' of which FLorenz Ziegfeld is most famous. Ziegfeld was the producer of these shows which ran from 1907 through 1931. The first show opened in 1907 at a rundown theater called "The Jardin de Paris" in New York.

The Folies were a mix of burlesque and pure entertainment. They were lavish and spectacular revues, a mix between Broadway shows and the elaborate Vaudeville shows. Ziegfeld aimed to hire the best entertainers of the day. The top entertainers of the day including Ann Pennington, Will Rogers, W.C. Fields appeared in the shows. For the 1910 Follies, Ziegfeld brought in two comic stars who became key figures in the series.

They were Bert Williams, the first black man to co-star on Broadway with white performers and Fanny Brice, who would star in more Folie shows than any other. The shows too were famous for their elaborate costumes designed by famous names such as Erte, Lucille and Ali Ben Hagan.


Crane bros 1940


The role of music in World War II was significant unlike any other in history; in the context of the largest war in history, modern states engaged in combat on all dimensions to win, including the use of art and music. As we reflect on WWII the music of the era can shed light on what the mood was at the time. During World War II Americans truly sacrificed. There was mass rationing and citizens contributed to the war effort directly through work and volunteerism.

WWII could also be considered the first mass media war, with radio and movies spreading not only songs, but often specific bands. Patriotism in music was not only popular, it was sincere. Countries welcomed music that spoke to their side of the conflict as it served many purposes. Music played an important role in lifting the morale of both the troops and the civilian populations. It was also used as straight up propaganda.

This playlist examines songs on the American side that were popular during the war and that speak to those turbulent times. American Songs Of World War II 1. Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy - The Andrews Sisters 2. Der Fuehrer's Face - Spike Jones 3. Kiss The Boys Goodbye - Pete Jacobs & His Wartime Radio Revue 4. Praise The Lord And Pass The Ammunition - The Glee Club 5. There'll Be A Hot Time In The Town Of Berlin - Glenn Miller 6. G.I. Jive - Johnny Mercer 7. When The Lights Go On Again - Ted Fio Rito Orchestra 8. Waitin' For The Train To Come In (Extract) - Various Artists 9. I'll Get By (As Long As I Have You) - The Ink Spots 10. Sentimental Journey - Doris Day 11. I Wonder - Louis Armstrong 12.

I Don't Want To Walk Without You - Harry James 13. Never No Lament - Duke Ellington 14. As Time Goes By - Sammy Kaye 15. Till Then - The Mills Brothers 16. Don't Sit Under The Apple Tree (With Anyone Else But Me) - The Andrews Sisters 17. Long Ago (And Far Away) - Jo Stafford 18. 1940's Medley: Run Rabbit Run/Bless Them All/Roll Out The Barrell/We're Gonna Hang Out Our Washing On The Siegfried Line - The String Of Pearls Orchestra 19. It's Been A Long, Long Time - Harry James 20. My Guy's Come Back - Various Artists 21. Begin The Beguine - Artie Shaw 22. I'm Gonna Love That Guy (Like He's Never Been Loved Before) - Adelaide Hall 23. Yours - Tommy Dorsey.


Ziegfeld follies


The women who work in vaudeville alone are comparatively few, for the "serious-chronic," as she came to be called, has passed on. But there are novelties. There is Augusta Glose, who calls herself a "pianologist," and who is the daughter of a successful piano teacher. Hers is a dainty, humorous parlor performance, in which unusual technical skill and clever imitations are interwoven. Lillian Shaw, Marie Norman, and two or three others, are among the few who have the courage and ability to succeed as monologists.

Heloise Titcomb, an American girl, who can hardly speak English, and who out-Frenches the Parisians among whom she was reared, is among the successful ones. The colored brother on the vaudeville stage really deserves a chapter by himself, for his success has been extraordinary.

Williams and Walker, best of them all, are now established stars; but Cole and Johnson, who have written more popular melodies than any other writers of words and music in this country; Johnson and Dean, who have made something of a sensation in Europe; Irving Jones, Ernest Hogen, and ever so many more, are as firmly established as any of the vaudeville performer.

As the 1920's roared on, Ziegfeld Follies roared on too. The shows moved to a new theater but they still kept to the successful formula of stunning and spectacular visuals, topical comedy and beautiful girls. Ziegfeld produced other shows and musicals.

Another important production was the musical, Show Boat. The show, with its dramatic storyline, was another success. The Wall Street Crash came in 1932 and Ziegfeld lost much of his money. However he produced a revival of Show Boat which was another a financial success. However, later that year 1932, Ziegfeld died from a lung infection related to pleurisy. Born Mary Ellen Harrison, probably in Indiana, she first played vaudeville and movie theatres in Chicago around 1914.

She was spotted by dancer Vernon Castle, who enabled her entrance into the New York theatre scene where she debuted in a 1915 Irving Berlin revue titled Stop! Look! Listen!. In 1916 she began recording for Victor Records, singing a variety of songs such as "Everybody's Crazy 'Bout the Doggone Blues, But I'm Happy", "After You've Gone", "When I Hear that Jazz Band Play", her biggest success "I Ain't Got Nobody", and "A Good Man Is Hard to Find", later recorded by Bessie Smith.

In 1920, after the Victor label would not allow her to record W.C. Handy's "St. Louis Blues", she joined Columbia Records where she recorded the song successfully. Sometimes billed as "The Queen of the Blues", she tended to record blues- or jazz-flavoured tunes throughout her career.

Handy wrote of Harris that "she sang blues so well that people hearing her records sometimes thought that the singer was colored". She herself said: "..you usually do best what comes naturally [and] so I just naturally started singing Southern dialect songs and the modern blues songs.."

In 1922 she moved to the Brunswick label. She also continued to appear in Broadway theatres throughout the 1920s. She regularly played the Palace Theatre, appeared in Florenz Ziegfeld's Midnight Frolic, and toured the country with vaudeville shows.

After a marriage which produced two children, and her subsequent divorce, she returned to the theatre in New York in 1927, and returned to the Victor label to make more recordings. Also that year, she appeared in an eight minute promotional film, Marion Harris, Songbird Of Jazz, and made a flop Hollywood movie, the early musical Devil-May-Care with Ramon Navarro. She then temporarily withdrew from performance, because of an undisclosed illness."


Mermaid theatre London 1950s


The Golden Age of Theatre in England is generally regarded as being that period from around 1870 through until approximately 1920 (the years suggested being only very approximate and subject to some interpretation). That is not to suggest that theatre in England was unknown before 1870, far from it, theatre as an essential element of English culture dates back much, much further. Nor should it be intimated that English theatre died after 1920, no indeed, it is still very much alive today and hopefully will continue to thrive for the foreseeable future.

But those rough dates do set boundaries to an approximate period when English Theatre flourished to an extent never seen before and never likely to be seen again. The beginning of this period coincided with the end of the Industrial Revolution, which had created a new middle class, raised living standards, and moved the bulk of the population from the countryside into the towns.

People needed entertainment, most (to varying extent) had money to pay for it, and in the absence of Television and Cinema live performance was the only form of mass entertainment available.

This led to a great proliferation of Music Halls providing general musical entertainment to the working classes, as well as grander establishments such as theatres and opera houses catering for the more genteel elements of society.

Whilst the productions of the former were largely boisterous and unsophiscated, the presentations of the latter ranged from the ever-popular light musical comedies to thought provoking drama and high opera. The proliferation of theatre also led to and/or took advantage of various technological developments, such as the widespread availability of gas and later electric lighting, more realistic sets, and stage machinery capable of quick scene changes and/or reproducing special effects etc.

So not only was theatre blossoming, its very nature was changing as was the way in which theatrical productions were presented. Of course so many theatres needed lots of performers. And this provided the openings for so many fine singers, dancers and actors to earn a living and in many cases to find fame and fortune. Many of these performers, the most talented or in some cases simply the most beautiful, would become the celebrity superstars of their day.

This was due in no small part to another technological innovation which had nothing directly to do with theatre. That was the technology to mass produce photographic images. In the absence of a widespread telephone network, people commonly exchanged postcards as a means of keeping in touch.

The advent of photographic postcards provided the sender with both an excuse for writing and a subject matter to comment upon, leading to their increasing popularity. In time some of these cards came to be pre-printed with very short birthday or Christmas wishes making them the forerunners of the greetings cards with which we ara all so familiar today.

The stars of the stage were an obvious choice of subject matter (among others) for the producers of these cards, and they were so popular and produced in such vast numbers that a bewildering number and variety of them survive to this day. Thus even now, images of the stars of a hundred years ago are not uncommon and it was my interest in these that led to the creation of these pages.

As theatre boomed the nations capital became a focus and a clear division arose between the types of theatrical entertainments commonly on offer in London's East and West Ends. East End establishments catered for a more earthy class of clientèle and this was reflected in the nature of the entertainments on offer.

Music Hall was popular (offering a brash and lively hotch-potch of song, dance and comedy) whilst taste in plays tended towards moralistic, sentimental and patriotic fare. West End productions, catering for the middle and upper classes, were by comparison more sophisticated and also more inclined to push the boundaries of public morality.

In 1892, Edward Pigott (Examiner of Plays for the Select Committee on Patriotic Licences) concluded that "the further East you go the more moral your audience is" whilst "the immoral and indecent plays are intended for West End audiences". Productions ranged in format from Burlesque to High Opera, with musical comedies being especially popular.


Dinah Shore


Music also played its role. Whether as an instrument of blatant propaganda or as a means of entertainment, recuperation, and uplift, music pervaded homes and concert halls, army camps and government buildings, hospitals and factories. A medium both permeable and malleable, music was appropriated for numerous war-related tasks.

Indeed, even more than movies, posters, books, and newspapers, music sounded everywhere in this war, not only in its live manifestations but also through recording and radio. So far as the U.S. is concerned, even today, musicians such as Dinah Shore, Duke Ellington, and the Andrew Sisters populate the sonic imaginary of wartime.

Whether performed by “all-girl” groups such as the International Sweethearts of Rhythm or by military bands conducted by Glenn Miller and Artie Shaw, swing and boogie-woogie entertained civilians at home and G.I.s stationed abroad. Numerous films created to boost both civilian and military morale—from Star Spangled Rhythm (1942) and Stage Door Canteen (1943) to Anchors Aweigh (1945)—featured star-studded numbers presenting country sounds, barbershop quartets, swing, sentimental ballads, and hot jazz, among others.

Likewise, nostalgic songs such as “I’ll Be Seeing You” (1938) and belligerent tunes as “Praise the Lord and Pass the Ammunition” (1942) had their place on popular radio programs, USO shows and V-Discs. Star Spangled Rhythm, for example, brings together all the popular styles well known for this period, and indeed often regarded as iconic for it.

However, it does so in what might sometimes seem surprising ways, if with obvious programmatic intent. The big production number “Swing Shift,” set in an aircraft factory, combines jazzy swing with traditional barn dances, musical and dance styles that might otherwise have been hailed as incompatible.

Another number merges the style and performance of the African American Golden Gate Quartet with the more sentimental duet “Hit the Road to Dreamland” (marked as “white” by both its performance style and its crooning arrangement) performed by Mary Martin and Dick Powell. Hot jazz is represented, inevitably, by a Harlem street scene featuring the star African American dancer Katherine Dunham.

And equally inevitably, the film ends with a patriotic number, “Old Glory,” where Bing Crosby, at the head of a crowd before a stage-set Mount Rushmore, sings in praise of the U.S. flag, engages with a Doubting Thomas, and leads representatives of the states (including a gospel group for Georgia) into a choral hymn of patriotic solidarity.

Yet that final number has still more surprises to offer given its obvious, and no doubt deliberate, echoes of another well-known patriotic piece, John La Touche and Earl Robinson’s Ballad for Americans (1939). Here we move from “popular music” in the direction of a repertory that was, and is, often labeled “classical.”

I use that term with all due caution—and mostly for the lack of anything better—without asserting value judgments on its superiority over other musical forms and acts, nor limiting my inquiry to elitist “highbrow” domains: indeed, one of my points is that wartime classical music is not at all highbrow—just as popular music is not lowbrow—but does its cultural work in differently configured social spheres.

However, for all the scholarly emphasis on popular culture in the wartime period, what in fact distinguished musical life in the U.S. during World War II from other times of war was the significant role assigned to classical music: in 1940s America it had a cultural relevance and ubiquity that is hard to imagine today.



The out-and-out involvement of the entire nation into the war meant that all music was to serve in its needs, and that also included types of music that had already gained a significantly broader presence in U.S. culture during the 1930s. This new prominence was achieved in New Deal America—and we shall see how New Deal institutions transferred to wartime ones—especially through music appreciation courses in schools and colleges, nationwide radio broadcasts of major orchestras and the Metropolitan Opera House, and gramophone catalogues that offered a repertoire of classics for the middlebrow household.

Through these educational and marketing initiatives, classical music from symphonies to Schubert songs carried added value as cultural capital moving beyond popular musical entertainment.

Also at stake, however, was the U.S.’s role not just as a military power, but also as a force for civilization. In composer Henry Cowell’s words, musicians of all stripes were “shaping music for total war.” Indeed, no other period in U.S. history mobilized and instrumentalized culture in general, and music in particular, so totally, so consciously, and so unequivocally as World War II.

Musicians—whether a singing cowboy such as Gene Autry or an opera singer such as John Carter from the Met—saw themselves as cultural combatants. Aaron Copland, for example, was just one of many classical composers deeply involved in the war effort.

Marc Blitzstein, Elliott Carter, Henry Cowell, Roy Harris, and Colin McPhee all participated in the propaganda missions of the Offi ce of War Information (OWI). Earlier, in summer 1942, Blitzstein had become attached to the Eighth Army Air Force in London where he was commissioned to compose his Airborne Symphony.

Samuel Barber also served in the Army Air Force (but stationed in the U.S.), writing both his Second Symphony and his Capricorn Concerto, “a rather tooting piece, with fl ute, oboe and trumpet chirping away” and thus fit for the times, as he assured Copland.5 Civilian commissions for new music focused on patriotic and “martial” subjects, most famously the series of fanfares that Eugene Goossens, the chief conductor of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, requested from American composers and from European musicians in exile: Copland’s Fanfare for the Common Man is a still much performed result.

Similarly, the League of Composers (financed by the Treasury Department) commissioned seventeen works on patriotic themes, including Bohuslav Martinů’s Memorial to Lidice and William Grant Still’s In Memoriam: The Colored Soldiers Who Died for Democracy. Classical music was heard on the radio and in film scores, whether Yehudi Menuhin playing Schubert’s Ave Maria in Stage Door Canteen or Victor Young infusing the entire score for Frenchman’s Creek (1944) with Claude Debussy’s Clair de lune.

Concert music was performed in the Armed Forces, for example by the Camp Lee Symphony Orchestra or the U.S. Navy Band String Quartet; and it even played a role in the work of the Office of Strategic Services (the predecessor to the CIA), whose director, General “Wild Bill” Donovan, was known not only to support experiments in using music as cipher code, but also to involve himself in music-related propaganda efforts. Sent in by A Dury.


Lili Marlene


"Lili Marlene" was perhaps the most popular song of World War II with both German and British forces. Based on a German poem, the song was recorded in both English and German versions. The poem was set to music in 1938 and was a hit with troops in the Afrika Korps. Mobile desert combat required a large number of radio units and the British troops in the North African Campaign started to enjoy the song so much that it was quickly translated into English. The song was used throughout the war as not only a popular song, but a propaganda tool.

What is remarkable about the efforts in the UK and the USA during World War II is the degree to which the desires of most people were in line with that of the leaders. This meant the American and British government could count on popular music reflecting much of the same war aims that the government wanted. The people of America wanted a quick final victory over the Axis without compromise and the songs about a world after the war at peace with the boys coming home not only meet the personal desires of people but also reflected the goals of US government. Franklin Delano Roosevelt had always been motivated for a quick end to the war.

This unity of private and state desire likely gave the UK and the USA a degree of energy that allowed the nations to accomplish a great deal more at less human cost than the other major powers in the war. The mass suffering at the hands of the governments was not necessary as it was in Germany. Germany was seen by the culturally marginalised Spain as the most advanced musical nation in the world. It was not just Germany's esteemed musical history that informed this portrayal, but also the particular importance placed on music by Hitler. Developing a musical relationship with Germany thus had a symbolic value for Spain. In 1940, after an absence of 10 years, the Berlin Philharmonic returned to perform in Madrid, an event that was repeated several times over the next few years.

In return, the Philharmonic was conducted by Spanish composer Conrado del Campo in Berlin in January 1942. The Berliner Kammerorchester also made two visits to Madrid in 1941 with Italian tenor singer Tito Schipa and violinist Vittorio Brero. A Spanish Commission of Music was created in 1940 headed by Joaquin Turina, which appointed musicians to act as ambassadors of Spanish music abroad.

Turina also reorganised the Madrid Royal Conservatory in an attempt to raise it to an international level that would equal Germany. These events paved the way for the establishment of a larger cultural exchange: the prestigious Hispanic-German music festival which took place in Bad Elster in July 1941 and was repeated in July 1942, and in Spain in January 1942. The most famous composers and performers from each country were invited to attend and it was regarded by Spain as the pinnacle of musical events. The critic Sopeña wrote after the first festival:

The fact that the most musical of nations, Germany, organizes in the middle of the war a series of concerts dedicated to Spanish music is not only a proof of vitality – it bears as well the symbol of the special unity of these two nations, whose sons fight again against the universal enemy: Communism.

Tomorrow, our shared triumph in the trenches which protect the highest essences of both nations will result in a new artistic communion. The political overtones in this statement were not disguised, but were rather a well-recognised feature of the festival. Political acts accompanied the music, such as a visit of the German attendees to the tomb of José Antonio Primo de Rivera, who founded Spanish fascism, and a visit of the Spanish attendees to Bayreuth. P Smithers.


Two other developments in the late 1940s combined with the extended frequency range to produce a radical change in the development of recordings: magnetic recording and the first commercially successful long-playing (LP) record. In 1948 Columbia Records demonstrated 12-inch unbreakable vinyl discs that could play about 25 minutes of music per side.

The standard shellac disc had revolved at 78 rpm, and a 12-inch disc had to be changed, automatically or manually, every five minutes, thus breaking up the continuity of longer works; the 12-inch LP, revolving at 331/3 rpm, could hold the average symphony, sonata, or quartet on a single side. And the vinyl discs had quieter surfaces than the shellac. Victor soon countered with its own microgroove records: seven-inch vinyl discs at 45 rpm.

Each contained approximately as much music as a 12-inch 78-rpm disc, but the package was smaller. By 1950, a pattern had been set: 12-inch LPs for classical works and popular albums, 45s for individual popular songs. Extended-play 45s also were developed and successfully marketed. The LP opened up an entirely new market—not only newcomers but older record collectors who could see the advantage of the new technology and were willing to repurchase their collections as LPs. The 78-rpm shellac disc followed the cylinder into oblivion.


Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy


One notable example of a wartime radio song was the iconic World War II song Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy. An article published in Stars & Stripes, as well as Billboard Magazine and the Cleveland Plain Dealer, during WWII credited Clarence Zylman of Muskegon, Michigan, as the original Boogie Woogie Bugler. The lyrics in the song agreed with several aspects of Zylman's life. Drafted at age 38, Clarence had been performing for 20 years, beginning with radio stations in Chicago and moving on to several big bands, most recently, the Tommy Tucker Orchestra.

He brought his playing style to England where he was a company bugler, eventually being transferred to an army band. Other popular songs played during World War II were: Shoo Shoo Baby, I'm Making Believe, I'll Be Seeing You, and I'll Be Home for Christmas. Swing music was also another notable example of wartime radio music.

Even Nazi Germany fielded some swing music bands despite Hitler's objections to "decadent Western music" After the end of World War II, this music escalated until the paranoia of the Cold War made this kind of music irrelevant after the Soviet menace (under Joseph Stalin) replaced the Nazi menace (under Adolf Hitler). Lawrence Welk would later play this kind of music on The Lawrence Welk Show. Jazz music would also become part of the "cultural war" that raged alongside the actual fighting of World War II.

Having its roots in African-American music, the racist Nazi regime had declared it to be "inhuman music" and banned it in all of occupied Europe. The local musicians of Paris, France chose to play jazz music in French rather than in English as a loophole in the Nazi jazz music ban. Rebellious German kids would meet in secret locations and listen to Allied music stations to hear jazz music behind the Gestapo's metaphorical back.

This generation of German kids saw jazz music as a "religion worth fighting for." The Nazi government took a strong interest in promoting Germanic culture and music, which returned people to the folk culture of their remote ancestors, while promoting the distribution of radio to transmit propaganda.

The Nazi government had an obsession with controlling culture and promoting the culture it controlled. For this reason the common people's tastes in music were much more secret. Many Germans used their new radios to listen to the jazz music hated by Hitler but loved all over the world. In art, this attack came after expressionism, impressionism, and all forms of modernism.

Forms of music targeted included jazz as well as the music of many of the more dissonant modern classical composers, including that of Igor Stravinsky, Paul Hindemith, and Arnold Schoenberg. Hindemith was one of many composers who fled the Third Reich as a result of musical persecution (as well as racial persecution, since Hindemith's wife was part Jewish).

Modern composers who took a more conventional approach to music, however, were welcomed by the Third Reich; Carl Orff and Richard Strauss, for example, were able to stay in the country during the Nazi period.

Also a subtle factor of history makes gaining a reliable picture of the music of Germany more difficult than among the Allies. World War II in the English speaking world is usually remembered as a great triumph and the music is often performed with a sense of pride. Therefore, over time the collective consciousness of this period's music has become stronger.

In Germany, World War II is generally seen as a shameful period; it would be difficult to imagine a band playing 'all the old favorites' of World War II in a public place. Popular music is tied with nostalgia and collective memory.

Though a historian can find samples of music that was played in radio or collect soldiers' songs from a period, ranking the subjective meaning and value assigned to a song by the people of that period will be greatly impacted by those subjects' later opinion of that music. For example, it is known that many Germans enjoyed American jazz music, it is also known that Germans sang songs in Nazi sponsored events; but it would be difficult to determine the relative popularity of this music in the current context of shame concerning the war.

Therefore the best that can be understood about German Music during the war is the official Nazi government policy, the level of enforcement, and some notion of the diversity of other music listened to, but as the losers in the war German Music and Nazi songs from World War II has not been assigned the high heroic status of American and British popular music, although as the music itself goes, it is considered by many as being above the level of the latter, which is also true of Fascist Italian music of the time.



Top songs from music charts of 1930 to 1950 - Titles List by year-------------------- 1930 --------------------

Beyond the Blue Horizon - Jeanette MacDonald (#9) George Olsen (#5) Body and Soul - Paul Whiteman (#1) Bye Bye Blues - Bert Lown (#5) Can This Be Love? - Arden-Ohman Orchestra (#11) Cheerful Little Earful - Tom Gerun (#7) A Cottage For Sale - Guy Lombardo (#4) Cryin' For the Carolines - Fred Waring's Pennsylvanians (#3) Dancing With Tears In My Eyes - Nat Shilkret (#1) Embraceable You - Red Nichols (#2) Exactly Like You - Ruth Etting (#11) Fine and Dandy - Arden-Ohman Orchestra (#10) For You - John Boles (#9) Get Happy - Nat Shilkret (#6) Happy Days Are Here Again - Benny Meroff (#1) I Can Dream, Can't I? - Tommy Dorsey (#1) I'll See You Again - Leo Reisman (#10)

I'm Confessin' - Guy Lombardo (#2) Rudy Vallee (#4) If I Had A Talking Picture Of You - Johnny Hamp (#5) It Happened In Monterey - Paul Whiteman (#2) Little White Lies - Earl Burtnett (#4) Ted Wallace (#3) Fred Waring's Pennsylvanians (#1) Moonlight On the Colorado - Ben Selvin (#7) More Than You Know - Ruth Etting (#9) My Baby Just Cares For Me - Ted Weems (#4) My Future Just Passed - The High Hatters (#6) On the Sunny Side Of the Street - Ted Lewis (#2) The Stein Song (University Of Maine) - Rudy Vallee (#1) Strike Up the Band - Red Nichols (#7) Sunny Side Up - Earl Burtnett (#9)Johnny Hamp (#10) Ten Cents A Dance - Ruth Etting (#5) Three Little Words - Duke Ellington (#1)Jacques Renard (#3) What Is This Thing Called Love? - Ben Bernie (#10)Leo Reisman (#5) Why Was I Born? - Helen Morgan (#8) Without A Song - Paul Whiteman (#6) You Brought A New Kind Of Love To Me - Paul Whiteman (#3) You Do Something To Me - Leo Reisman (#13) You're Driving Me Crazy (What Did I Do?) - Guy Lombardo (#1)



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Bidin' My Time - Foursome (#9) By the River Sainte Marie - Guy Lombardo (#1) Call Me Darling - Ben Selvin (#9) Cuban Love Song - Jacques Renard (#7) Dancing In the Dark - Bing Crosby (#3)Fred Waring's Pennsylvanians (#3) Dream A Little Dream Of Me - Wayne King (#1) Georgia On My Mind - Frankie Trumbauer (#10) Goodnight, Sweetheart - Guy Lombardo (#1) Guilty - Ruth Etting (#4) I Don't Know Why - Benny Krueger (#8) I Found A Million Dollar Baby - Bing Crosby (#2)Fred Waring's Pennsylvanians (#1) I Got Rhythm - Red Nichols (#5) I Love Louisa - Leo Reisman with Fred Astaire (#4) I Surrender, Dear - Gus Arnheim (#3) I'm Alone Because I Love You - Frank Luther (#9) I'm Through With Love - Henry Busse (#7) Bing Crosby (#3) Just One More Chance - Bing Crosby (#1) Abe Lyman (#6) Lady, Play Your Mandolin - Havana Novelty Orchestra (#10)Nick Lucas (#5) Life Is Just A Bowl Of Cherries - Rudy Vallee (#3) Little Girl - Joe Ventuti featuring Harold Arlen (#4) Love For Sale - Libby Holman (#5) Love Letters In the Sand - Ted Black (#6) Mama Inez - Maurice Chevalier (#18)

My Ideal - Maurice Chevalier (#12) My Song - Rudy Vallee (#10) New Sun In the Sky - Leo Reisman with Fred Astaire (#10) Out Of Nowhere - Bing Crosby (#1)Leo Reisman (#6) The Peanut Vendor - Don Azpiazu (#1)Bert Lown (#10) Shine On Harvest Moon - Ethel Waters (#9) Smile, Darn Ya, Smile - Ben Selvin (#14) Something To Remember You By - Libby Holman (#6) Star Dust - Bing Crosby (#5)Isham Jones (#1) Sweet and Lovely - Gus Arnheim (#1) That's Why Darkies Were Born - Kate Smith (#12) Them There Eyes - Gus Arnheim (#7) Three Little Words - Ethel Waters (#8) The Thrill Is Gone - Rudy Vallee (#10) Time On My Hands - Leo Reisman (#6) Two Hearts In Waltz Time - Johnny Hamp (#12) Wabash Moon - Wayne King

(#4) Walkin' My Baby Back Home - Ted Weems (#8) The Waltz You Saved For Me - Wayne King (#4) When Your Hair Has Turned To Silver - Frank Luther and Carson Robison (#4) When Your Lover Has Gone - Gene Austin (#10) When Yuba Plays the Rumba On the Tuba - Rudy Vallee (#2) When the Moon Comes Over the Mountain - Kate Smith (#1) Would You Like To Take A Walk? - Rudy Vallee (#4) Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams - Bing Crosby (#4) You Call It Madness (But I Call It Love) - Russ Columbo (#5) You Try Somebody Else (We'll Be Back Tog - Guy Lombardo (#8) You're Driving Me Crazy (What Did I Do?) - Nick Lucas (#7)Rudy Vallee (#3) You're My Everything - Arden-Ohman Orchestra (#10)



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All Of Me - Louis Armstrong (#1)Paul Whiteman (#1) Alone Together - Leo Reisman (#9) Brother, Can You Spare A Dime? - Bing Crosby (#1)Rudy Vallee (#1) Cuban Love Song - Ruth Etting (#10) Danicng On the Ceiling - Jack Hylton (#10) Got A Date With An Angel - Debroy Somers Band (#13) Here Lies Love - Bing Crosby (#11) Home - Peter Van Steeden (#2) How Deep Is the Ocean? - Guy Lombardo (#4)Rudy Vallee (#7) I Love A Parade - Arden-Ohman Orchestra (#13) In A Shanty In Old Shanty Town - Ted Black (#2)Ted Lewis (#1) Just A Little Street Where Old Friends Meet - Isham Jones (#1) Just Friends - Russ Columbo (#14) Let's Have Another Cup Of Coffee - Fred Waring's Pennsylvanians

(#5) Let's Put Out the Lights (And Go To Sleep) - Rudy Vallee (#2) Louisiana Hayride - Leo Reisman featuring Arthur Schwartz (#10) Lullaby Of the Leaves - George Olsen (#1) Masquerade - Ted Black (#3) Mimi - Maurice Chevalier (#9) My Silent Love - Isham Jones (#4)Roger Wolfe Kahn (#8)Ruby Newman (#3) Night and Day - Leo Reisman with Fred Astaire (#1) Of Thee I Sing - Ben Selvin (#8) Paradise - Guy Lombardo (#1)Leo Reisman (#1) Please - Bing Crosby (#1)George Olsen (#5) River Stay 'way From My Door - Kate Smith with Guy Lombardo (#1) Say It Isn't So - George Olsen (#1) Someday I'll Find You - Noel Coward and Gertrude Lawrence (#1) We Just Couldn't Say Goodbye - Guy Lombardo (#1)Paul Whiteman (#3) Where The Blue Of The Night Meets The Gold Of The Day - Bing Crosby (#4)



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By A Waterfall - Guy Lombardo (#6) Darkness On the Delta - Ted Fio Rito (#12) Did You Ever See A Dream Walking? - Meyer Davis (#6)Eddy Duchin (#1) Don't Blame Me - Guy Lombardo (#9)Ethel Waters (#6) Easter Parade - Leo Reisman and Clifton Webb (#5) Forty-Second Street - Don Bestor (#1) A Ghost Of A Chance - Bing Crosby (#5) Gold Digger's Song (We're In the Money) - Ted Lewis (#5) Have You Ever Been Lonely? - Ted Lewis (#8) Heat Wave - Ethel Waters (#7) Hold Me - Hotel Commodore Orchestra (#3) I Cover the Waterfront - Eddy Duchin (#3) I've Told Every Little Star - Jack Denny (#10) It Isn't Fair - Isham Jones (#8) It's Only A Paper Moon - Paul Whiteman (#9) It's the Talk Of the Town - Glen Gray (#6) The Last Roundup - Guy Lombardo (#1)George Olsen (#1) Lazy Bones - Ted Lewis (#1) Love Is the Sweetest Thing - Ray Noble

(#1) Lover - Paul Whiteman (#3) My Darling - Don Bestor and His Orchestra (#9) Shadow Waltz - Bing Crosby (#1) Shuffle Off To Buffalo - Don Bestor (#2) The Song Is You - Jack Denny (#12) Sophisticated Lady - Duke Ellington (#3) Stormy Weather - Leo Reisman with Harold Arlen (#1)Ethel Waters (#1) Street Of Dreams - Ben Selvin (#5) Try A Little Tenderness - Ted Lewis (#6) Under A Blanket Of Blue - Glen Gray (#6) Who's Afraid Of the Big Bad Wolf? - Don Bestor (#2) Willow Weep For Me - Paul Whiteman (#2) Yesterdays - Leo Reisman (#3) You're An Old Smoothie - Paul Whiteman (#11) You're Getting To Be A Habit With Me - Bing Crosby with Guy Lombardo (#1)



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All I Do Is Dream Of You - Henry Busse (#9)Jan Garber (#1) Anything Goes - Paul Whiteman (#5) April In Paris - Freddy Martin (#5) The Beat o' My Heart - Ben Pollack (#2) Boulevard Of Broken Dreams - Jan Garber (#6) Carioca - Enric Madriguera (#1) Cocktails For Two - Duke Ellington (#1) Continental (You Kiss While You're Dancing) - Leo Reisman (#1) Everything I Have Is Yours - Rudy Vallee (#3) Flying Down To Rio - Fred Astaire (#6)Rudy Vallee (#6) Hands Across the Table - Lucienne Boyer (#2)Hal Kemp (#9) I Only Have Eyes For You - Ben Selvin (#2) I Saw Stars - Freddy Martin (#1) I'll Follow My Secret Heart - Ray Noble (#8) I'll String Along With You - Dick Powell with Ted Fio Rito & his Orchestra (#1) If I Love Again - Paul Whiteman (#16) June in January - Bing Crosby (#1) Let's Fall In Love - Eddy Duchin (#1)Fred Rich (#8)

Little Man, You've Had A Busy Day - Emil Coleman (#2) Love In Bloom - Bing Crosby (#1)Paul Whiteman (#4) Love Thy Neighbor - Bing Crosby (#2) Moon Glow - Benny Goodman (#1) The Moon Was Yellow - Bing Crosby (#13) My Old Flame - Guy Lombardo (#7) The Object Of My Affection - Jimmie Greer (#1) The Old Spinning Wheel - Ray Noble (#1) One Night Of Love - Grace Moore (#1) Orchids In the Moonlight - Rudy Vallee (#4) Pardon My Southern Accent - Irving Aaronson (#5) Smoke Gets In Your Eyes - Paul Whiteman (#1) Stars Fell On Alabama - Richard Himber (#2)Guy Lombardo (#1) Stay As Sweet As You Are - Jimmie Greer (#1) Stompin' At the Savoy - Chick Webb (#10) Temptation - Bing Crosby (#3) The Touch Of Your Hand - Leo Reisman (#10) Two Cigarettes In the Dark - Bing Crosby (#5) The Very Thought Of You - Ray Noble (#1) Wagon Wheels - Paul Whiteman (#1) What A Diff'rence A Day Made - The Dorsey Brothers Orchestra (#5) With My Eyes Wide Open I'm Dreaming - Leo Reisman (#3) You Oughta Be In Pictures - Little Jack Little (#2) You're A Builder Upper - Leo Reisman with Harold Arlen (#6)



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About A Quarter To Nine - Victor Young (#3) All Through the Night - Paul Whiteman (#8) And Then Some - Ozzie Nelson (#1) Blow, Gabriel, Blow - Enric Madriguera (#13) Blue Moon - Glen Gray (#1) Chasing Shadows - The Dorsey Brothers Orchestra (#1)Henry King (#7) Cheek To Cheek - Fred Astaire (#1) East Of the Sun - Tom Coakley (#1) Ev'ry Day - Victor Young (#7) I Get A Kick Out Of You - Paul Whiteman (#3) I Won't Dance - Eddy Duchin (#1) I'm Gonna Sit Right Down and Write Myself A Letter - Fats Waller (#5) I'm In the Mood For Love - Little Jack Little (#1) I've Got A Feeling You're Fooling - The Dorsey Brothers Orchestra (#3) If There Is Someone Lovelier Than You - Enric Madriguera (#17) If the Moon Turns Green - Paul Whiteman (#8) In A Little Gypsy Tea Room - Bob Crosby (#1) Isle Of Capri - Ray Noble (#1) Isn't This A Lovely Day? - Fred Astaire (#3) It's A Sin to Tell a Lie - Fats Waller (#1) It's Easy To Remember - Bing Crosby (#1) The Lady In Red - Xavier Cugat (#3) Life Is A Song - Ruth Ettig (#1) A Little Bit Independent - Freddy Martin (#3)Fats Waller (#1) Love Is Just Around the Corner - Bing Crosby (#8) Lovely To Look At - Eddy Duchin (#1) Lullaby Of Broadway - Dorsey Brothers Orchestra (#1)Little Jack Little (#5) Lulu's Back In Town - Fats Waller (#8) Mad About the Boy - Ray Noble (#19) The Merry-Go-Round - Duke Ellington (#6)

The Object Of My Affection - The Boswell Sisters (#1) On Treasure Island - Tommy Dorsey (#1) On the Good Ship Lollipop - Rudy Vallee (#4) Paris In the Spring - Ray Noble (#1) The Piccolino - Fred Astaire (#10) Red Sails In the Sunset - Bing Crosby (#1)Guy Lombardo (#1) She's A Latin From Manhattan - Victor Young (#1) Solitude - Duke Ellington (#2) Soon - Bing Crosby (#1) Star Dust - Jimmie Lunceford (#10) Sweet Lorraine - Teddy Wilson (#17) Take Me Back To My Boots and Saddle - Tommy Dorsey (#4) Top Hat, White Tie, and Tails - Fred Astaire (#2) Truckin' - Fats Waller (#1) What's the Reason (I'm Not Pleasin' You) - Guy Lombardo (#1) When I Grow Too Old To Dream - Glen Gray (#1) You Are My Lucky Star - Louis Armstrong (#6)The Dorsey Brothers Orchestra (#2)Eddy Duchin (#1) You and the Night and the Music - Libby Holman (#11) You're A Heavenly Thing - Benny Goodman (#12) You're the Top - Ethel Merman (#4)Cole Porter (#10)



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Afterglow - Leo Reisman (#14) All My Life - Fats Waller (#1) Alone - Tommy Dorsey (#1) A Beautiful Lady In Blue - Jan Garber (#1) Christopher Columbus - Andy Kirk (#2) Cross Patch - Fats Waller (#7) Did I Remember? - Shep Fields (#1) Easy To Love - Shep Fields (#13) Empty Saddles - Bing Crosby (#8) A Fine Romance - Fred Astaire (#1) The Glory Of Love - Benny Goodman (#1) Goody Goody - Benny Goodman (#1) I Can't Escape From You - Bing Crosby with Jimmy Dorsey (#7) I Can't Give You Anything But Love (Baby) - Teddy Wilson featuring Billie Holiday (#5) I Don't Want To Make History - Hal Kemp (#12) I'll Sing You A Thousand Love Songs - Eddy Duchin (#1) I'm An Old Cowhand - Frank Sinatra with Jimmy Dorsey (#2) I'm Gonna Sit Right Down and Write Myself A Letter - The Boswell Sisters (#3) I'm Putting All My Eggs In One Basket - Fred Astaire (#1)

I'm Shooting High - Jan Garber (#3) If I Should Lose You - Richard Himber (#15) In the Chapel In the Moonlight - Shep Fields (#1)Richard Himber (#7) Is It True What They Say About Dixie? - Jimmy Dorsey (#1) It's A Sin To Tell A Lie - Fats Waller (#1) It's Been So Long - Benny Goodman (#1) It's De-Lovely - Leo Reisman (#7) Let's Face the Music and Dance - Fred Astaire (#5)Ted Fio Rito (#9) Lights Out - Eddy Duchin (#1) Love Is Like A Cigarette - Duke Ellington (#8) Lovely Lady - Tommy Dorsey (#12) A Melody From the Sky - Jan Garber (#1) Moon Glow - Benny Goodman (#8) Moon Over Miami - Eddy Duchin (#1) The Music Goes Round and Round - Tommy Dorsey (#1)Riley-Farley Orchestra (#1) Pennies From Heaven - Bing Crosby (#1) A Rendezvous With A Dream - Johnny Green (#5) Star Dust - Benny Goodman (#2) There's A Small Hotel - Hal Kemp (#1) These Foolish Things - Benny Goodman (#1) The Touch Of Your Lips - Hal Kemp (#3) Until the Real Thing Comes Along - Jan Garber (#10)Andy Kirk (#1)Fats Waller (#3) Wah-Hoo! - Paul Whiteman (#9) Wake Up and Sing - Bob Howard (#15) The Way You Look Tonight - Fred Astaire (#1)Teddy Wilson with Billie Holiday (#3) West Wind - Fats Waller

(#11) What's the Name Of That Song? - Paul Whiteman (#7) When A Lady Meets A Gentleman Down South - Benny Goodman (#17) When Did You Leave Heaven? - Ben Bernie (#6)Guy Lombardo (#1) When I'm With You - Hal Kemp (#1) Who Loves You? - Billie Holiday and Teddy Wilson (#4) With All My Heart - Hal Kemp (#3) Would You? - Henry King (#4) You - Tommy Dorsey (#1)Jimmy Dorsey (#5) You Can't Pull the Wool Over My Eyes - Benny Goodman (#2) You Hit the Spot - Richard Himber (#9) You Started Me Dreaming - Tommy Dorsey (#5) You Turned the Tables On Me - Benny Goodman (#1) You're Not the Kind - Fats Waller (#7) Yours Truly Is Truly Yours - Leo Reisman (#14)



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'Cause My Baby Says It's So - Kay Kyser (#12) Afraid To Dream - Benny Goodman (#6) Blossoms On Broadway - Dolly Dawn (#4)Dick Robertson (#5) Blue Hawaii - Bing Crosby (#5) Bob White - Benny Goodman (#15) Boo Hoo - Mal Hallet (#3)Guy Lombardo (#1) Carelessly - Teddy Wilson featuring Billie Holiday (#1) The Dipsy Doodle - Tommy Dorsey (#1)Russ Morgan (#2) Don't Ever Change - Tommy Dorsey (#9) Easy To Love - Ray Noble (#7) Farewell, My Love - Russ Morgan (#7) The First Time I Saw You - Bunny Berigan (#8) The First Time I Saw You - Jimmy Lunceford (#8) Gone With the Wind - Horace Heidt (#1) Goodnight, My Love - Shep Fields (#9)Benny Goodman (#1)Hal Kemp (#10) Harbor Lights - Frances Lanford (#6)Claude Thornhill (#7) Have You Got Any Castles, Baby? - Dolly Dawn (#8)Tommy Dorsey (#2) How Could You? - Anson Weeks (#7) I Know Now - Guy Lombardo (#2) I Love To Whistle - Fats Waller (#5) I Still Love To Kiss You Goodnight - Bing Crosby (#6)Shep Fields (#6) I'm In A Dancing Mood - Tommy Dorsey (#5)Russ Morgan (#5) I've Got My Love To Keep Me Warm - Billie Holiday (#4)Ray Noble (#3) If It's the Last Thing I Do - Tommy Dorsey (#4) In the Still Of the Night - Tommy Dorsey (#3) It Looks Like Rain In Cherry Blossom Lane - Shep Fields (#6)Guy Lombardo (#1) It's De-Lovely - Eddy Duchin (#1)Shep Fields (#9)

Let's Call the Whole Thing Off - Fred Astaire (#5) Little Old Lady - Shep Fields (#8)Abe Lyman (#2) The Love Bug Will Bite You - Jimmy Dorsey (#6)Guy Lombardo (#10)Pinky Tomlin (#9) Love and Learn - Eddy Duchin (#9) Marie - Tommy Dorsey (#1) The Merry-Go-Round Broke Down - Eddy Duchin (#2)Shep Fields (#1)Jimmy Lunceford (#7)Russ Morgan (#1) The Moon Got In My Eyes - Bing Crosby (#1) Moonlight and Shadows - Bing Crosby (#10)Eddy Duchin (#5)Shep Fields (#3)Dorothy Lamour (#10) My Cabin Of Dreams - Tommy Dorsey (#3) Never In A Million Years - Mildred Bailey (#8)Bing Crosby with Jimmy Dorsey (#2)Glen Gray (#7) Nice Work If You Can Get It - Shep Fields (#8) The Night Is Young and You're So Beautiful - Jan Garber (#5)George Hall (#5) Once In A While - Tommy Dorsey (#1)Horace Heidt (#2) The One Rose (That's Left In My Heart) - Larry Clinton (#8)Bing Crosby (#8)Art Kassel

(#8) Pennies From Heaven - Eddy Duchin (#2)Teddy Wilson with Billie Holiday (#3) Remember Me? - Bing Crosby (#1)Teddy Wilson (#2) Roses In December - Ozzie Nelson (#3) A Sailboat In the Moonlight - Billie Holiday (#10)Guy Lombardo (#1)Dick Robertson (#10) Satan Takes A Holiday - Tommy Dorsey (#1) September In the Rain - Guy Lombardo (#1) Serenade In the Night - Mantovani (#7) Slummin' On Park Avenue - Red Norvo (#8) So Many Memories - Russ Morgan (#8) So Rare - Gus Arnheim (#2)Guy Lombardo (#3) Stardust On the Moon - Tommy Dorsey (#9) Stompin' At the Savoy - Benny Goodman (#4) Stop! You're Breaking My Heart - Russ Morgan (#10) Sweet Is the Word For You - Bing Crosby (#8) Sweet Leilani - Bing Crosby (#1) Taking A Chance On Love - Benny Goodman (#1) That Old Feeling - Shep Fields (#1)Jan Garber (#10) There's A Lull In My Life - George Hall (#5) There's A Lull In My Life - Teddy Wilson (#2) There's Something In the Air - Shep Fields (#5)

They Can't Take That Away From Me - Fred Astaire (#1) Ozzie Nelson (#6) This Year's Kisses - Shep Fields (#5)Benny Goodman (#1)Hal Kemp (#1)Teddy Wilson with Billie Holiday (#8) Tomorrow Is Another Day - Ted Fio Rito (#10) Too Marvelous For Words - Bing Crosby with Jimmy Dorsey (#1) Trust In Me - Mildred Bailey (#4)Wayne King (#5) Vieni Vieni - Bert Block (#9)Horace Heidt (#4)Rudy Vallee (#1) Was It Rain? - Frances Langford (#11) What Will I Tell My Heart? - Bing Crosby with Jimmy Dorsey (#5)Hal Kemp (#9) What Will I Tell My Heart? - Andy Kirk (#2) When My Dream Boat Comes Home - Henry Allen (#10)Shep Fields (#10)Guy Lombardo (#3) When the Poppies Bloom Again - Russ Morgan (#8)

Where Are You? - Mildred Bailey (#5) Where Or When - Hal Kemp (#1) Whispers In the Dark - Connee Boswell (#9)Bob Crosby (#1) With Plenty Of Money and You - Henry Busse (#1)Hal Kemp (#8) You Can't Stop Me From Dreaming - Ozzie Nelson (#5)Teddy Wilson (#1) You and I Know - Tommy Dorsey (#11) The You and Me That Used To Be - Dolly Dawn (#7)Mal Hallet (#9) You're Laughing At me - Fats Waller (#4) Yours and Mine - Hudson-DeLange Orchestra (#11)



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A-Tisket, A-Tasket - Ella Fitzgerald (#1) Alexander's Ragtime Band - The Boswell Sisters (#4)Bing Crosby and Connee Boswell (#1)Ray Noble (#6) All Ashore - Jan Garber (#8)Sammy Kaye (#3) Always and Always - Larry Clinton (#9) At A Perfume Counter - Jimmy Dorsey (#9) At Long Last Love - Ozzie Nelson (#3) Bambina - Jan Garber (#8) Bei Mir Bist Du Schön - Jerry Blaine (#7)Benny Goodman (#4)Guy Lombardo (#2)Russ Morgan (#3) The Andrews Sisters (#1) Bewildered - Tommy Dorsey (#9) Cathedral In the Pines - Shep Fields (#1) Change Partners - Fred Astaire (#1)Jimmy Dorsey (#1)Ozzie Nelson (#6) Cry, Baby, Cry - Larry Clinton (#1)Kay Kyser (#3)Dick Robertson (#9) Day After Day - Richard Himber (#4) Day Dreaming - Rudy Vallee (#8) Deep In A Dream - Bob Crosby (#10)Artie Shaw (#3) Don't Be That Way - Mildred Bailey (#9)Benny Goodman (#1) Flat Foot Floogey - Benny Goodman (#7)Slim and Slam (#2) Goodnight, Angel - Artie Shaw (#2) Have You Forgotten So Soon? - Red Norvo (#5) Heart and Soul - Larry Clinton (#1) Heigh Ho - Seven Dwarfs (#3)

How'dja Like To Love Me? - Jimmy Dorsey (#4) I Double Dare You - Larry Clinton (#6)Russ Morgan (#2) I Fall In Love With You Every Day - Jimmy Dorsey (#3) I Hadn't Anyone Till You - Tommy Dorsey (#10)Ray Noble (#4) I Have Eyes - Benny Goodman (#6)Artie Shaw (#10) I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart - Mildred Bailey (#8)Connee Boswell (#5)Duke Ellington (#1)Benny Goodman (#1)Hot Lips Page (#9) I Married An Angel - Larry Clinton (#4) I Must See Annie Tonight - Guy Lombardo (#2) I See Your Face Before Me - Guy Lombardo (#12) I Won't Tell A Soul - Andy Kirk (#1)Lawrence Welk (#8) I've Got A Date With A Dream - Benny Goodman (#4)George Hall (#8)Bing Crosby (#1)Russ Morgan (#1) In the Still Of the Night - Leo Reisman (#9) It's Wonderful - Benny Goodman (#7) Lambeth Walk - Al Donohue (#7)Duke Ellington (#7)Russ Morgan (#4) Let Me Whisper I Love You - Bing Crosby (#7) Let's Sail To Dreamland - Guy Lombardo (#10) Little Lady Make Believe - Guy Lombardo (#9) Love Walked In - Jimmy Dorsey

(#7)Jan Garber (#7)Sammy Kaye (#1) Lovelight In the Starlight - Horace Heidt (#3)Buddy Rogers (#10) Mama, That Moon Is Here Again - Shep Fields (#10) Music, Maestro, Please - Tommy Dorsey (#1)Art Kassel (#4)Kay Kyser (#5) My Margarita - Horace Heidt (#8) My Own - Tommy Dorsey (#5) My Reverie - Mildred Bailey (#10)Larry Clinton (#1)Bing Crosby (#3) Nice Work If You Can Get It - Fred Astaire (#1)Maxine Sullivan (#10) (Don't Wait Till) The Night Before Christmas - Eddy Duchin (#9) Now It Can Be Told - Bing Crosby (#7)Tommy Dorsey (#2) Oh, Ma, Ma (The Butcher Boy) - Dick Robertson (#7)Rudy Vallee (#5) On the Sentimental Side - Bing Crosby (#4) Please Be Kind - Red Norvo (#1) Rosalie - Horace Heidt (#6) Rosalie - Sammy Kaye (#1) Says My Heart - The Andrews Sisters (#10)Tommy Dorsey (#7)George Hall (#10)Ozzie Nelson (#5)Red Norvo (#4) Sixty Seconds Got Together - The Mills Brothers (#8) Small Fry - Mildred Bailey (#9)Bing Crosby and Johnny Mercer (#3) So Help Me - Mildred Bailey (#2)

Stop Beatin' Around the Mulberry Bush - Count Basie (#6)Tommy Dorsey (#2)Kay Kyser (#6) Summer Souvenirs - Larry Clinton (#3) Sunday In the Park - Hudson-DeLange Orchestra (#11) Sweet As A Song - Horace Heidt (#3) Sweet Someone - Horace Heidt (#9) Thanks For the Memory - Shep Fields (#1) There's A Gold Mine In the Sky - Bing Crosby (#6)Horace Heidt (#5) There's Honey On the Moon Tonight - Vincent Lopez (#8) This Can't Be Love - Horace Heidt (#6) This Time It's Real - Horace Heidt (#6) Ti-Pi-Tin - Jerry Blaine (#9)George Hall (#9)Horace Heidt (#1)Guy Lombardo (#3) True Confession - Larry Clinton (#3) Tu-Li-Tulip-Time - The Andrews Sisters with Jimmy Dorsey (#9)Horace Heidt (#7) Two Sleepy People - Sammy Kaye (#6)Kay Kyser (#7)Fats Waller (#1) What Have You Got That Gets Me? - Benny Goodman (#6) When Mother Nature Sings Her Lullaby - Bing Crosby (#3)

When They Played the Polka - Sammy Kaye (#4) Where In the World? - Hal Kemp (#7) While A Cigarette Was Burning - Buddy Rogers (#2) Whistle While You Work - Shep Fields (#5)Seven Dwarfs (#2) Who Blew Out the Flame? - Larry Clinton (#6)Dolly Dawn (#8) Ya Got Me - Kay Kyser (#9) You Couldn't Be Cuter - Tommy Dorsey (#3) You Go To My Head - Larry Clinton (#3)Glen Gray (#9) You Leave Me Breathless - Tommy Dorsey (#4) You Must Have Been A Beautiful Baby - Bing Crosby (#1)Tommy Dorsey (#8) You Took the Words Right Out Of My Heart - Benny Goodman (#9) You're A Sweetheart - Dolly Dawn (#1) You're An Eductaion - Larry Clinton (#3)



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Address Unknown - The Ink Spots (#1) All I Remember Is You - Tommy Dorsey (#11) Alla En El Rancho Grande - Bing Crosby (#6) And the Angels Sing - Bing Crosby (#10)Benny Goodman (#1) Annabelle - Lawrence Welk (#10) An Apple For the Teacher - Bing Crosby and Connee Boswell (#2) Are You Having Any Fun? - Tommy Dorsey (#6) Beer Barrel Polka - The Andrews Sisters (#4)Will Glahe (#1) Blue Evening - Woody Herman (#9) Blue Orchids - Bob Crosby (#8)Benny Goodman (#7)Glenn Miller (#1) Can I Help It? - Bob Crosby (#8) Cinderella, Stay In My Arms - Guy Lombardo (#3) Comes Love - Larry Clinton (#7)Artie Shaw (#4) Could Be - Johnny Messner (#3) Day In, Day Out - Bob Crosby (#1) Deep Purple - Larry Clinton (#1)Jimmy Dorsey (#2)Guy Lombardo (#9) Don't Worry 'bout Me - Hal Kemp (#5) F.D.R. Jones - Ella Fitzgerald with Chick Webb (#8)

Falling In Love With Love - Frances Langford (#18) Get Out Of Town - Eddy Duchin (#7) Go Fly A Kite - Bing Crosby (#10) God Bless America - Kate Smith (#10) Good For Nothin' But Love - Fats Waller (#7) Good Morning - Abe Lyman (#10) Gotta Get Some Shut-Eye - Kay Kyser (#6) Heart And Soul - Larry Clinton (#1) Heaven Can Wait - Glen Gray (#1) Hold Tight (Want Some Seafood, Mama) - The Andrews Sisters (#2) Hurry Home - Sammy Kaye (#4) I Cried For You - Glen Gray (#6) I Didn't Know What Time It Was - Benny Goodman (#6) I Get Along Without You Very Well - Jimmy Dorsey (#9)Red Norvo (#3) I Have Eyes - Bing Crosby (#4) I Poured My Heart Into A Song - Artie Shaw (#4) I Promise You - Kay Kyser (#7) I Want My Share Of Love - Larry Clinton (#10) I'm Building A Sailboat Of Dreams - Dick Robertson (#10) If I Didn't Care - The Ink Spots (#2) In An 18th Century Drawing Room - Guy Lombardo (#8)

In The Middle Of A Dream - Tommy Dorsey (#7) It's A Hundred To One (I'm In Love) - Dick Jurgens (#6) It's Never Too Late - Jan Garber (#9) Jeepers Creepers - Al Donohue (#1) The Lamp Is Low - Tommy Dorsey (#3) (Why Couldn't It Last) Last Night? - Glenn Miller (#5) Lilacs In the Rain - Charlie Barnet (#8)Bob Crosby (#3) Little Sir Echo - Bing Crosby (#3)Horace Heidt (#7)Guy Lombardo (#2) Little Skipper - Tommy Dorsey (#4)Ozzie Nelson (#3) The Man With the Mandolin - Horace Heidt (#2)Wayne King (#6)Glenn Miller (#1) A Man and His Dream - Bing Crosby (#4) The Masquerade Is Over - Jimmy Dorsey (#4) Melancholy Mood - Artie Shaw (#8) The Moon Is A Silver Dollar - Lawrence Welk (#7) Moon Love - Al Donohue (#7)Glenn Miller (#1)Paul Whiteman (#9) Moonlight Serenade - Glenn Miller (#3) My Prayer - The Ink Spots (#3)Glenn Miller (#2) A New Moon and An Old Serenade - Tommy Dorsey (#5)

Oh, Johnny, Oh Johnny, Oh - Orrin Tucker (#2) Oh, You Crazy Moon - Tommy Dorsey (#2) Our Love - Jimmy Dorsey (#4)Tommy Dorsey (#1) Over the Rainbow - Larry Clinton (#10)Bob Crosby (#2)Judy Garland (#5)Glenn Miller (#1) Penny Serenade - Horace Heidt (#8)Sammy Kaye (#2)Guy Lombardo (#1) Scatter Brain - Benny Goodman (#9)Freddy Martin (#4) Scatterbrain - Frankie Masters (#1) South Of The Border - Shep Fields (#1)Guy Lombardo (#8) Speaking Of Heaven - Glenn Miller (#8) Stairway To the Stars - Jimmy Dorsey (#8)Kay Kyser (#4)Glenn Miller (#1) Strange Enchantment - Dorothy Lamour (#5)Ozzie Nelson (#8) Sunrise Serenade - Glen Gray (#1)Glenn Miller (#7) (instrumental) Tears From My Inkwell - Glen Gray (#4) Thanks For Everything - Tommy Dorsey (#7)Artie Shaw (#1) They Say - Artie Shaw (#1)

This Can't Be Love - Benny Goodman (#2) This Is It - Tommy Dorsey (#8) This Is No Dream - Tommy Dorsey (#9) Three Little Fishies - Kay Kyser (#1) To You - Tommy Dorsey (#10) The Umbrella Man - Kay Kyser (#1) What's New? - Bob Crosby (#10)Bing Crosby (#2)Benny Goodman (#7) White Sails (Beneath A Yellow Moon) - Sammy Kaye (#4)Ozzie Nelson (#2) Wishing (Will Make It So) - Skinnay Ennis (#9)Glenn Miller (#1)Russ Morgan (#4) You're A Sweet Little Headache - Bing Crosby (#3)Benny Goodman (#6)



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Alice Blue Gown - Frankie Masters (#7) All This and Heaven Too - Jimmy Dorsey (#9) All the Things You Are - Tommy Dorsey (#1)Artie Shaw (#8) And So Do I - Jimmy Dorsey (#25) Apple Blossoms and Chapel Bells - Orrin Tucker (#8) At the Balalaika - Orrin Tucker (#3) Blue Love Bird - Kay Kyser (#7) Blueberry Hill - Glenn Miller (#1) The Breeze and I - Jimmy Dorsey (#1) The Call Of the Canyon - Glenn Miller (#10) Careless - Dick Jurgens (#6)Glenn Miller (#1) Crosstown - Glenn Miller (#9) Darn That Dream - Benny Goodman (#1) Devil May Care - Glenn Miller (#7) Do I Love You? - Leo Reisman (#7) Dolemite - Erskine Hawkins (#10) Down Argentina Way - Leo Reisman (#7)

Down the Road A Piece - Will Bradley (#10) Faithful Forever - Glenn Miller (#4) Ferry Boat Serenade - Andrews Sisters (#1)Gray Gordon (#7) Five O'Clock Whistle - Glenn Miller (#5) Fools Rush In - Glenn Miller (#1) Frenesi - Artie Shaw (#1) Gaucho Serenade - Glenn Miller (#8)Dick Todd (#4) God Bless America - Kate Smith (#5) Handful Of Stars - Glenn Miller (#10) How High the Moon - Benny Goodman (#6) I Can't Love You Any More (Any More Than I Do) - Benny Goodman (#5) I Give You My Word - Mitchell Ayres (#7) I'll Never Smile Again - Tommy Dorsey (#1) I'm Nobody's Baby - Judy Garland (#3) I'm Stepping Out With A Memory Tonight - Glenn Miller (#7) I'm Too Romantic - Bing Crosby (#3) I've Got My Eyes On You - Bob Crosby (#8)Tommy Dorsey (#6) Imagination - Tommy Dorsey (#1)Glenn Miller (#1)

In An Old Dutch Garden - Dick Jurgens (#3)Glenn Miller (#8) In the Mood - Glenn Miller (#1) Indian Summer - Tommy Dorsey (#1)Glenn Miller (#8) It's A Blue World - Tony Martin (#2) It's A Wonderful World - Charlie Barnet (#8) It's So Peaceful In the Country - Mildred Bailey (#24) Leanin' On the Old Top Rail - Bob Crosby (#7) Let There Be Love - Sammy Kaye (#4) Little Curly Hair In A Highchair - Fats Waller (#6) The Little Red Fox - Kay Kyser (#4) Looking For Yesterday - Woody Herman (#15) Lover's Lullaby - Glen Gray (#9) Make Believe Island - Mitchell Ayres (#1)Jan Savitt (#8) Maybe - The Ink Spots (#2) A Million Dreams Ago - Dick Jurgens (#12) The Nearness Of You - Glenn Miller (#5) A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square - Glenn Miller (#2)Ray Noble (#10) Now I Lay Me Down To Dream - Bob Chester (#11) On the Isle Of May - Connee Boswell (#3) Only Forever - Bing Crosby (#1)Tommy Dorsey (#7) Our Love Affair - Tommy Dorsey (#5)Dick Jurgens (#10)Glenn Miller (#8) Pennsylvania 6-5000 - Glenn Miller (#5)(instrumental)

Playmates - Kay Kyser (#2) Pompton Turnpike - Charlie Barnet (#3) Practice Makes Perfect - Bob Chester (#3) The Same Old Story - Frankie Masters (#16) Say It - Glenn Miller (#2) Shake Down the Stars - Glenn Miller (#4) Sierra Sue - Bing Crosby (#1) The Singing Hills - Bing Crosby (#3) Six Lessons From Madame La Zonga - Jimmy Dorsey (#4) So Far, So Good - Bob Crosby (#10) South Of the Border - Ambrose (#8) Starlit Hour - Glenn Miller (#10) Stop! It's Wonderful - Orrin Tucker (#5) That's For Me - Bing Crosby (#9) There I Go - Vaughn Monroe (#1)Tommy Tucker (#10) This Changing World - Glenn Miller (#8) To You, Sweetheart, Aloha - Dick Todd (#10) Trade Winds - Bing Crosby (#1)Tommy Dorsey (#10) Two Dreams Met - Mitchell Ayres (#9) We Three (My Echo, My Shadow, and Me) - Tommy Dorsey (#3) When You Wish Upon A Star - Cliff Edwards (#10)Guy Lombardo (#5)Glenn Miller (#1) When the Swallows Come Back To Capistrano - The Ink Spots (#4)Glenn Miller (#2) Where Was I? - Charlie Barnet (#1) Whispering Grass - The Ink Spots (#10) With the Wind and the Rain In Your Hair - Bob Crosby (#2)Kay Kyser (#4) The Woodpecker Song - The Andrews Sisters (#6)Glenn Miller (#1) You Think Of Ev'rything - Tommy Dorsey (#10) You're Lonely and I'm Lonely - Tommy Dorsey (#9) You, You Darlin' - Kay Kyser (#10)



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Amapola - Jimmy Dorsey (#1) Beat Me Daddy, Eight To The Bar - The Andrews Sisters (#2)Will Bradley (#1) The Bells Of San Raquel - Dick Jurgens (#7) Blue Champagne - Jimmy Dorsey (#1) Blues In the Night - Artie Shaw (#10) Chattanooga Choo Choo - Glenn Miller (#1) Daddy - Sammy Kaye (#1) Dancing In the Dark - Artie Shaw (#9) Do I Worry? - Tommy Dorsey (#4)The Ink Spots (#8) Do You Care? - Sam Donohue (#17) Down Argentina Way - Bob Crosby (#2) Dream Valley - Sammy Kaye (#1) Elmer's Tune - Dick Jurgens (#8)Glenn Miller (#1) Ferry Boat Serenade - Kay Kyser (#6) Five O'Clock Whistle - Ella Fitzgerald (#9) G'bye Now - Horace Heidt (#2)Woody Herman (#10) Green Eyes - Jimmy Dorsey (#1) Hi, Neighbor - Orrin Tucker (#22) High On A Windy Hill - Will Bradley (#9)Jimmy Dorsey (#1)Gene Krupa (#2) The Hut Sut Song (A Swedish Serenade) - Horace Heidt (#3)The King Sisters (#7)Freddy Martin (#2)

I Don't Want To Set the World On Fire - Horace Heidt (#1) I Give You My Word - Eddy Duchin (#2) I Guess I'll Have To Dream the Rest - Glenn Miller (#4) I Hear A Rhapsody - Charlie Barnet (#2)Jimmy Dorsey (#1)Dinah Shore (#9) I See A Million People - Cab Calloway (#23) I Went Out Of My Way - Teddy Powell (#23) Intermezzo - Benny Goodman (#10)Wayne King (#5)Guy Lombardo (#1)Freddy Martin (#7)Charlie Spivak (#10) It All Comes Back To Me Now - Hal Kemp (#5)Gene Krupa (#2) Jim - Jimmy Dorsey (#2) Jim - Dinah Shore (#5) Just A Little Bit South Of North Carolina - Gene Krupa (#4) Keep An Eye On Your Heart - Harry Roy (#9) Let's Dream This One Out - Frankie Masters (#21) Let's Get Away From It All - Tommy Dorsey (#7) Maria Elena - Jimmy Dorsey (#1)Wayne King (#2)Tony Pastor (#9) May I Never Love Again - Bob Chester (#15) My Sister and I - Jimmy Dorsey (#1) A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square - Guy Lombardo (#3) Number Ten Lullaby Lane - Eddy Duchin (#21) Oh, Look At Me Now - Tommy Dorsey (#2) Orange Blosom Lane - Glenn Miller (#23) Perfidia (Tonight) - Xavier Cugat (#3) (Instrumental)Jimmy Dorsey (#9) Scrub Me, Mama, With A Boogie Beat - The Andrews Sisters (#10)Will Bradley (#2) Shepherd Serenade - Horace Heidt (#7) The Shrine Of St. Cecilia - The Andrews Sisters (#3)

A Sinner Kissed An Angel - Tommy Dorsey (#15) So You're the One - Eddy Duchin (#6)Hal Kemp (#8) Star Dust - Tommy Dorsey (#7)Artie Shaw (#2) There'll Be Some Changes Made - Benny Goodman (#6) The Things I Love - Jimmy Dorsey (#7) This Love Of Mine - Tommy Dorsey (#3) 'Till Reveille - Bing Crosby (#6)Kay Kyser (#1) Time Was - Jimmy Dorsey (#10) Tonight We Love (Piano Concerto In B Flat) - Tony Martin (#5) Two Hearts That Pass In the Night - Sammy Kaye (#9) Two In Love - Tommy Dorsey (#9) Walkin' By the River - Una Mae Carlisle (#14) We Three (My Echo, My Shadow and Me) - Ink Spots (#1) The Wise Old Owl - Al Donohue (#3) Yes Indeed - Tommy Dorsey (#4) You Walk By - Blue Barron (#7)Eddy Duchin (#6)Tommy Tucker (#7) You and I - Bing Crosby (#5)Glenn Miller (#1) Yours - Jimmy Dorsey (#2)



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Always In My Heart - Glenn Miller (#10) At Last - Glenn Miller (#9) Be Careful, It's My Heart - Bing Crosby (#2) Blues In the Night - Cab Calloway (#8)Woody Herman (#1)Jimmie Lunceford (#4)Dinah Shore (#4) Daybreak - Tommy Dorsey (#10) Dearly Beloved - Dinah Shore (#10) Deep In the Heart Of Texas - Bing Crosby (#3)Horace Heidt (#7)Alvino Ray (#1) Don't Sit Under the Apple Tree - Glenn Miller (#1) Ev'rything I Love - Glenn Miller (#7) For Me and My Gal - Judy Garland and Gene Kelly (#3) Full Moon - Jimmy Dorsey (#19) Happy In Love - Dick Jurgens (#19) He Wears A Pair Of Silver Wings - Kay Kyser (#1) He's My Guy - Harry James (#7) Here You Are - Sammy Kaye (#25) How About You? - Tommy Dorsey (#8) How Do I Know It's Real? - Kate Smith (#21) Humpty Dumpty Heart - Glenn Miller (#23) I Came Here To Talk For Joe - Sammy Kaye (#8) I Don't Want To Walk Without You - Harry James (#1) I Got It Bad and That Ain't Good - Duke Ellington (#13) I Left My Heart At the Stage Door Canteen - Sammy Kaye (#3)Charlie Spivak (#8) I Remember You - Jimmy Dorsey (#9)

I'll Pray For You - The Andrews Sisters (#22) I've Got A Gal In Kalamazoo - Glenn Miller (#1) Idaho - Benny Goodman (#4) Idaho - Alvino Ray (#3) Jersey Bounce - Jimmy Dorsey (#9)Benny Goodman (#1) (instrumental) Jingle, Jangle, Jingle - Kay Kyser (#1) Johnny Doughboy Found A Rose In Ireland - Kay Kyser (#2)Guy Lombardo (#9) Just As Though You You Were Here - Tommy Dorsey with vocal by Frank Sinatra (#6) Madelaine - Sammy Kaye (#9) Manhattan Serenade - Harry James (#9) Me and My Melinda - Kay Kyser (#10) Miss You - Bing Crosby (#9)Dinah Shore (#8) Mister Five By Five - Freddie Slack (#10) Moonlight Cocktail - Glenn Miller and his Orchestra (#1) One Dozen Roses - Glen Gray (#8)Harry James (#4)Dick Jurgens (#3)Dinah Shore (#8) Praise the Lord and Pass the Ammunition - The Merry Macs (#8) Remember Pearl Harbor - Sammy Kaye (#3) Rose O'Day (The Filla-Da-Gusha Song) - Freddy Martin (#4)Kate Smith (#8) Serenade In Blue - Glenn Miller (#2) She'll Always Remember - Glenn Miller (#8) Shepherd Serenade - Bing Crosby (#4) The Shrine Of St. Cecilia - Sammy Kaye (#7) Skylark - Glenn Miller (#7)Dinah Shore (#5) Sleepy Lagoon - Harry James (#1) Somebody Else Is Taking My Place - Benny Goodman (#1)Russ Morgan (#5) Sometimes - Eddy Duchin (#23) Take Me - Jimmy Dorsey (#7)

Tommy Dorsey (#5)Benny Goodman (#10) Tangerine - The Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra (#1) There Will Never Be Another You - Woody Herman (#23) This Is No Laughing Matter - Charlie Spivak (#8) This Is Worth Fighting For - Jimmy Dorsey (#13) Three Little Sisters - The Andrews Sisters (#8) Tonight We Love (Piano Concerto In B Flat) - Freddy Martin (#8) We're the Couple In the Castle - Glenn Miller (#24) White Christmas - Bing Crosby (#1) The White Cliffs Of Dover - Kay Kyser (#1)Glenn Miller (#6)Kate Smith (#9) Wonder When My Baby's Coming Home - Sammy Kaye (#19)



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All Or Nothing At All - Frank Sinatra with Harry James (#1) As Time Goes By - Jacques Renard (#3)Rudy Vallee (#1) Brazil - Xavier Cugat (#2) Can't Get Out Of This Mood - Kay Kyser (#4) Comin' In On A Wing and A Prayer - Willie Kelly (#2)Song Spinners (#1) Dearly Beloved - Glenn Miller (#4) Don't Cry, Baby - Ernest Hawkins (#11) Don't Get Around Much Anymore - Duke Ellington (#8)Glen Gray (#7)The Ink Spots (#2) For the First Time (I've Fallen In Love) - Dick Haymes (#13) Gobs Of Love - The King Sisters (#20) I Had The Craziest Dream - Harry James Orchestra (#1) I Heard You Cried Last Night - Harry James (#2) I Never Mention Your Name - Jack Leonard (#8) I'll Be Home For Christmas - Bing Crosby (#3) I'm Getting Tired So I Can Sleep - Jimmy Dorsey (#19) I've Heard That Song Before - Harry James (#1) If You Please - Bing Crosby (#5) In My Arms - Dick Haymes (#3) In The Blue Of Evening - The Tommy Dorsey Orchestra (#1) In The Mood - Glenn Miller (#1) It Can't Be Wrong - Dick Haymes (#1)Allen Miller (#3) It's Always You - Tommy Dorsey (#3) Jukebox Saturday Night - Glenn Miller (#7) Johnny Zero - Song Spinners (#4) Let's Get Lost - Kay Kyser (#4)Vaughn Monroe (#1) Little Did I Know - Phil Brito (#8)

Manhattan Serenade - Tommy Dorsey (#4) Mister Five By Five - Harry James (#1) Moonlight Becomes You - Bing Crosby (#1) Moonlight Mood - Glenn Miller (#11) Oh, What A Beautiful Mornin' - Frank Sinatra (#12) Paper Doll - Mills Brothers (#1) People Will Say We're In Love - Bing Crosby (#2)Frank Sinatra (#3) Pistol-Packin' Mama - Bing Crosby and The Andrews Sisters (#2)Al Dexter (#1) Praise the Lord and Pass the Ammunition - Kay Kyser (#1) Put Your Arms Around Me, Honey - Dick Haymes (#5)Dick Kuhn (#4) Rose Ann Of Charing Cross - Peter Piper (#16) Sunday, Monday, Or Always - Bing Crosby (#1)Frank Sinatra (#9) Taking A Chance On Love - Benny Goodman (#1) That Old Black Magic - The Glen Miller Orchestra (#1)Freddie Slack (#10) There Are Such Things - Tommy Dorsey (#1) There's A Harbor Of Dreamboats - Peter Piper (#9) There's A Star-Spangled Banner Waving Somewhere - Elton Britt (#7)

What's the Good Word, Mr. Bluebird? - Peter Piper (#8) When the Lights Go On Again (All Over the World) - Vaughn Monroe (#1)Dinah Shore (#3) You Rhyme With Everything That's Beautiful - Allen Miller (#9) You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To - Dinah Shore (#3) You'll Never Know - Dick Haymes with The Song Spinners (#1)Willie Kelly (#6)Frank Sinatra (#2)



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Amor - Bing Crosby (#2) Amor - Xavier Cugat (#10) Amor - Andy Russell (#5) And Then You Kissed Me - Frank Sinatra (#8) Besame Mucho - Jimmy Dorsey (#1)Andy Russell (#10) Dance With A Dolly (With A Hole In Her Stocking) - Evelyn Knight (#6)Russ Morgan (#3)Tony Pastor (#9) Do Nothin'Till You Hear From Me - Duke Ellington (#10) (Instrumental)Woody Herman (#7)Stan Kenton (#10) Don't Fence Me In - Bing Crosby and Andrews Sisters (#1) Don't Sweetheart Me - Lawrence Welk (#2) A Fellow On A Furlough - Phil Hanna (#13) G.I. Jive - Louis Jordan (#1) Goodnight Wherever You Are - Russ Morgan (#6) His Rocking Horse Ran Away - Betty Hutton (#7) How Blue the Night - Dick Haymes (#11) How Many Hearts Have You Broken? - Stan Kenton (#9)The Three Suns (#7) How Sweet You Are - Kay Armen (#10) I Couldn't Sleep A Wink Last Night - Frank Sinatra (#4) I Don't Want To Love You (Like I Do) - Phil Brito (#15) I Dream Of You - Andy Russell (#5) I Love You - Bing Crosby (#1)Enric Madriguera (#7)Jo Stafford (#8) I'll Be Seeing You - Bing Crosby (#1)Tommy Dorsey (#4) I'll Get By - The Ink Spots (#7)Harry James (#1) I'll Walk Alone - Mary Martin (#6)Dinah Shore (#1)

I'll Walk Alone - Martha Tilton (#4) I'm Making Believe - Ella Fitzgerald and The Ink Spots (#1) Is You Is Or Is You Ain't (Ma Baby) ? - Louis Jordan (#2)Bing Crosby and The Andrews Sisters (#2) It Could Happen To You - Jo Stafford (#10) It Had To Be You - Helen Forrest and Dick Haymes (#4)Betty Hutton (#5)Artie Shaw (#10) It's Love-Love-Love - The King Sisters (#4)Guy Lombardo (#1) Jingle, Jangle, Jingle - The Merry Macs (#4) Let Me Love You Tonight - Woody Herman (#18) Long Ago (And Far Away) - Perry Como (#8)Bing Crosby (#5)Helen Forrest and Dick Haymes (#2)Jo Stafford (#6) A Lovely Way To Spend An Evening - Frank Sinatra (#11) Mairzy Doats - Merry Macs (#1)The Pied Pipers (#8)Al Trace (#7) Milkman, Keep Those Bottles Quiet - Woody Herman (#10)Ella Mae Morse (#7) My Heart Tells Me - Glen Gray (#1) My Ideal - Jimmy Dorsey (#5) My Shining Hour - Glen Gray (#4) No Love, No Nothin' - Johnny Long (#5)Ella Mae Morse (#4) Oh, What A Beautiful Mornin' - Bing Crosby (#4) Poinciana - Bing Crosby (#3) Pretty Kitty Blue Eyes - The Merry Macs (#7) San Fernando Valley - Bing Crosby (#1)

Shoo Shoo Baby - The Andrews Sisters (#1)Ella Mae Morse (#4) Someday I'll Meet You Again - The Ink Spots (#14) Speak Low (When You Speak Love) - Guy Lombardo (#5) Star Eyes - Jimmy Dorsey (#3) Swinging On A Star - Bing Crosby (#1) They're Either Too Young Or Too Old - Jimmy Dorsey (#2) Time Waits For No One - Helen Forrest (#2)Johnny Long (#8) Together - Helen Forrest and Dick Haymes (#3) Together - Guy Lombardo (#7) Too-ra-loo-ra-loo-ral - Bing Crosby (#4) The Trolley Song - Judy Garland (#4)The Pied Pipers (#2) When They Ask About You - Jimmy Dorsey (#4) White Christmas - Bing Crosby (#5)Frank Sinatra (#7)



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Accentuate the Positive - Bing Crosby and The Andrews Sisters (#2)Johnny Mercer (#1)Artie Shaw (#5) All Of My Life - Sammy Kaye (#10)The Three Suns (#10) Along the Navajo Trail - Bing Crosby and The Andrews Sisters (#2)Gene Krupa (#7)Dinah Shore (#7) Always - Sammy Kaye (#10) Always - Guy Lombardo (#10) And There You Are - Kate Smith (#21) Autumn Serenade - Harry James (#16) Baia - Bing Crosby (#6) Bell Bottom Trousers - Jerry Colonna (#9)Kay Kyser (#3)Guy Lombardo (#2)Tony Pastor (#2)Louis Prima (#6) Can't You Read Between the Lines? - Jimmy Dorsey (#8)Kay Kyser (#10) Candy - Johnny Long (#8)Johnny Mercer and Jo Stafford (#1)Dinah Shore (#5) Chickery Chick - Sammy Kaye (#1)Gene Krupa (#10) Cocktails For Two - Spike Jones (#4) A Cottage For Sale - Billy Eckstine (#8) Don't Fence Me In - Horace Heidt (#10)Sammy Kaye (#4)Kate Smith (#8) Don't You Know I Care? - Duke Ellington (#8) Dream - Freddy Martin (#9)

Dream - Pied Pipers (#1) Dream - Frank Sinatra (#5) Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye - Benny Goodman (#12) Evelina - Bing Crosby (#9) A Friend Of Yours - Tommy Dorsey (#9) Gotta Be This Or That - Benny Goodman (#2)Glen Gray (#9)Sammy Kaye (#6) He's Home For A Little While - Dinah Shore (#11) Homesick, That's All - Frank Sinatra (#23) I Can't Begin To Tell You - Bing Crosby with Carmen Cavallaro (#1) I Didn't Know About You - Count Basie (#21) I Don't Care Who Knows It - Harry James (#8) I Dream Of You - Perry Como (#10)Tommy Dorsey (#4)Frank Sinatra (#7) I Should Care - Frank Sinatra (#8)Martha Tilton (#10) I Wish I Knew - Dick Haymes (#6) I'd Do It All Over Again - Hal McIntyre (#9) I'll Buy That Dream - Helen Forrest and Dick Haymes (#2)Harry James (#2)Hal McIntyre (#8) I'm Always Chasing Rainbows - Perry Como (#5) Helen Forrest and Dick Haymes (#7) I'm Beginning To See the Light - Duke Ellington

(#6)Ella Fitzgerald and The Ink Spots (#5)Harry James (#1) I'm Gonna Love That Gal - Perry Como (#4)Benny Goodman (#9) If I Loved You - Perry Como (#3)Bing Crosby (#8)Harry James (#8)Frank Sinatra (#7) It Might As Well Be Spring - Dick Haymes (#5)Paul Weston (#6) It's Been A Long, Long Time - Bing Crosby with Les Paul (#1)Harry James (#1)Stan Kenton (#6)Charlie Spivak (#4) It's Only A Paper Moon - Ella Fitzgerald (#9)Benny Goodman (#10) Just A Prayer Away - Bing Crosby (#4)Sammy Kaye (#10) Laura - Dick Haymes (#9)Woody Herman (#4)Johnnie Johnston (#5)Freddy Martin (#6)Jerry Wald (#8) Let's Take the Long Way Home - Jo Stafford (#14) A Little On the Lonely Side - Framkie Carle (#4) Love Letters - Dick Haymes (#11) The More I See You - Dick Haymes (#7) More and More - Tommy Dorsey (#10) My Dreams Are Getting Better All the Time - Doris Day with The Les Brown Orchestra (#1)Johnny Long (#3)Phil Moore Four (#3) Nancy (With the Laughing Face) - Frank Sinatra (#10) No Can Do - Guy Lombardo (#8) On the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe - Bing Crosby (#3)Tommy Dorsey (#6)Judy Garland (#10)Johnny Mercer (#1) On the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe - Tommy Tucker (#10) Out Of This World - Jo Stafford (#9) Put That Ring On My Finger - Woody Herman (#6) Remember When - Russ Morgan

(#9) Rum and Coca-Cola - The Andrews Sisters (#1)Abe Lyman (#8)Vaughn Monroe (#8) Saturday Night (Is the Loneliest Night Of the Week - Frankie Carle (#8)- Sammy Kaye (#6)Frank Sinatra (#2) Sentimental Journey - Les Brown (#1)Hal McIntyre (#3)The Merry Macs (#4) Sleigh Ride In July - Dinah Shore (#8) Some Sunday Morning - Helen Forrest and Dick Haymes (#9) Strange Music - James Melton (#21) A Stranger In Town - Martha Tilton (#10) Sweet Dreams, Sweetheart - Ray Noble (#14) (Did You Ever Get) That Feeling In the Moonlight? - Perry Como (#9) That's For Me - Dick Haymes (#6)Jo Stafford (#4) There Goes That Song Again - Billy Butterfield (#10)Sammy Kaye (#8)Kay Kyser (#7)Russ Morgan (#4) There Must Be A Way - Johnnie Johnston (#9)Charlie Spivak (#9) There's No You - Jo Stafford (#7) There, I've Said It Again - Jimmy Dorsey (#8)Vaughn Monroe (#1) Till the End Of Time - Les Brown (#3)Perry Como (#1)Dick Haymes (#3) The Trolley Song - Vaughn Monroe (#4) Wait and See - Judy Garland (#24) Waitin' For the Train To Come In - Harry James (#6)Peggy Lee (#4)Johnny Long (#7) Walkin' With My Honey (Soon, Soon, Soon) - Sammy Kaye (#10) While You're Away - Glen Gray (#8) White Christmas - Bing Crosby (#1) The Wish That I Wish Tonight - Russ Morgan (#8) You Belong To My Heart - Bing Crosby (#3)Charlie Spivak (#6)



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All Through the Day - Perry Como (#8)Frank Sinatra (#7) Aren't You Glad You're You? - Bing Crosby (#8) The Christmas Song - Nat King Cole (#3) The Coffee Song - Frank Sinatra (#6) Come Rain or Come Shine - Margaret Whiting (#17) Come To Baby Do - Les Brown (#13) Day By Day - Frank Sinatra (#5) Day By Day - Jo Stafford (#8) Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief - Les Brown (#6)Betty Hutton (#1) Doin' What Comes Naturally - Jimmy Dorsey (#8)Freddy Martin (#2)Dinah Shore (#3) Five Minutes More - Tex Beneke (#4)Skitch Henderson (#9)Frank Sinatra (#1)The Three Suns (#7) (I Love You) For Sentimental Reasons - (I Love You) For Sentimental Reasons - Charlie Spivak (#5) Full Moon and Empty Arms - Frank Sinatra (#17) A Gal In Calico - Johnny Mercer (#5) The Gypsy - Hildegarde with Guy Lombardo (#7)Ink Spots (#1)Sammy Kaye (#3)Hal McIntyre (#8)Dinah Shore (#1)

Hey! Ba-Ba-Re-Bop - Tex Beneke and the Glenn Miller Orchestra (#4) I Can't Begin To Tell You - Harry James featuring Betty Grable (#5)Sammy Kaye (#9)Andy Russell (#7) I Don't Know Enough About You - Peggy Lee (#7)The Mills Brothers (#7) I Got the Sun In the Morning - Les Brown (#10) I'm A Big Girl Now - Sammy Kaye (#1) I'm Always Chasing Rainbows - Harry James (#9) In Love In Vain - Helen Forrest and Dick Haymes (#12) It Might As Well Be Spring - Sammy Kaye (#4) Laughing On the Outside (Crying On the Inside) - Sammy Kaye (#3)The Merry Macs (#9)Andy Russell (#4)Dinah Shore (#3)Teddy Walters (#4) Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow! - Connee Boswell (#9)Woody Herman (#7)Vaughn Monroe (#1) Linger In My Arms A Little Longer, Baby - Peggy Lee (#16) Oh! What It Seemed To Be - Frankie Carle (#1)Helen Forrest and Dick Haymes (#4)Frank Sinatra (#1)Charlie Spivak (#5) The Old Lamplighter - Hal Derwin (#5)Sammy Kaye (#1) Ole Buttermilk Sky - Hoagy Carmichael (#2)Helen Carroll (#7)Kay Kyser (#1)Paul Weston (#6) One-zy, Two-zy (I Love You-zy) - Phil Harris (#2)Kay Kyser (#5)Freddy Martin (#4) Personality - Bing Crosby (#9)Johnny Mercer (#1)Dinah Shore (#10) Prisoner Of Love - Perry Como (#1)

Billy Eckstine (#10)The Ink Spots (#9) Rumors Are Flying - The Andrews Sisters (#4)Billy Butterfield (#6)Frankie Carle (#1)Tony Martin (#9)Les Paul (#1)Betty Jane Rhodes (#5)The Three Suns (#7) Seems Like Old Times - Guy Lombardo (#7)Vaughn Monroe (#7) Shoo Fly Pie and Apple Pan Dowdy - Stan Kenton (#6)Guy Lombardo (#6)Dinah Shore (#6) Sioux City Sue - Bing Crosby (#3)Tony Pastor (#10) Somewhere In the Night - Frank Sinatra (#8) Sooner Or Later - Sammy Kaye (#8) South America, Take It Away - Bing Crosby and The Andrews Sisters (#2)Xavier Cugat (#6) Surrender - Perry Como (#1)Woody Herman (#8) Symphony - Bing Crosby (#3)Benny Goodman (#2)Guy Lombardo (#10)Freddy Martin (#1)Jo Stafford (#4) They Say It's Wonderful - Perry Como (#4)Andy Russell (#10)Frank Sinatra (#2) The Things We Did Last Summer - Jo Stafford (#10) This Is Always - Harry James (#10)

To Each His Own - Eddy Howard (#1)The Ink Spots (#1)Freddy Martin (#1)Tony Martin (#4)The Modernaires with Paula Kelly (#3) White Christmas - Frank Sinatra (#6)Frank Sinatra (#5)Jo Stafford (#9) The Whole World Is Singing My Song - Les Brown (#6) Winter Wonderland - Perry Como (#10) You Call It Madness (But I Call It Love) - Nat King Cole (#10) You Keep Coming Back Like a Song - Dinah Shore (#5) You Won't Be Satisfied (Until You Break My Heart) - Perry Como (#5)Les Brown (#4)Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong (#10)



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Across the Alley From the Alamo - The Mills Brothers (#2) Almost Like Being In Love - Frank Sinatra (#20) And Mimi - Art Lund (#14) The Anniversary Song - Tex Beneke (#3)Al Jolson (#2)Guy Lombardo (#2)Andy Russell (#4)Dinah Shore (#1) An Apple Blossom Wedding - Eddy Howard (#9)Sammy Kaye (#5) As Long As I'm Dreaming - Tex Beneke (#21) Ask Anyone Who Knows - The Ink Spots (#17) Ballerina - Vaughn Monroe (#1) Chi-Baba Chi-Baba - Perry Como (#1) Christmas Dreaming - Frank Sinatra (#26) Civilization (Bingo, Bango, Bongo, I don't want to leave the Congo) - Ray McKinley (#8)Louis Prima (#8)Jack Smith (#9) Feudin' and Fightin' - Bing Crosby (#9)Dorothy Shay (#4)Jo Stafford (#7) (I Love You) For Sentimental Reasons - Ella Fitzgerald (#8)Eddy Howard (#2)Dinah Shore (#2) For You, For Me, Forevermore - Judy Garland and Dick Haymes (#19) A Gal In Calico - Tex Beneke (#6)Bing Crosby (#8)Benny Goodman (#6) Guilty - Margaret Whiting (#4) Heartaches - Harry James (#4)Ted Weems (#1) How Are Things In Glocca Morra? - Buddy Clark (#6)

Tommy Dorsey (#9)Dick Haymes (#9)Martha Tilton (#8) How Soon (Will I Be Seeing You?) - Jack Owens (#2) Huggin' and Chalkin' - Hoagy Carmicheal (#1) I Wish I Didn't Love You So - Dick Haymes (#9)Betty Hutton (#5)Vaughn Monroe (#2)Dinah Shore (#2) I Wonder Who's Kissing Her Now? - Perry Como with Ted Weems (#2) I Wonder, I Wonder, I Wonder - Eddy Howard (#2)Guy Lombardo (#3)Martha Tilton (#9) I'll Close My Eyes - Andy Russell (#15) It's A Good Day - Peggy Lee (#16) It's the Same Old Dream - Tommy Dorsey (#21) Ivy - Jo Stafford (#13) The Lady From 29 Palms - The Andrews Sisters (#7)Freddy Martin (#5)Tony Pastor (#10) Life Can Be Beautiful - Harry James (#10) Linda - Ray Noble with Buddy Clark (#1) Linda - Charlie Spivak (#5) Linda - Paul Weston (#8) Mam'selle - Dennis Day (#8)Ray Dorey (#7)Dick Haymes (#3)The Pied Pipers (#3)Frank Sinatra (#1) Managua, Nicaragua - Kay Kyser (#6)Guy Lombardo (#1)Freddy Martin (#1) Midnight Masquerade - Monica Lewis (#16) My Adobe Hacienda - The Dinning Sisters (#9)Eddy Howard (#2) Near You - The Andrews Sisters (#2)Francis Craig (#1)Larry Green (#3)Elliot Lawrence (#4)Alvino Ray (#3) Oh, But I Do! - Harry James (#12)

The Old Lamplighter - Kay Kyser (#3) Open the Door, Richard - Count Basie (#1)Charioteers (#6)Dusty Fletcher (#3)Louis Jordan (#6)Jack McVea (#3)The Pied Pipers (#8)The Three Flames (#1) Peg O' My Heart - Buddy Clark (#1)Clark Dennis (#8)Harmonicats (#1)Art Lund (#4)Three Suns (#1)Ted Weems (#5) Roses In the Rain - Frankie Carle (#9) Serenade Of the Bells - Jo Stafford (#6) So Far - Frank Sinatra (#8) The Stars Will Remember - Vaughn Monroe (#8) Tallahassee - Bing Crosby and The Andrews Sisters (#10) Temptation - Red Ingle (#1) That's My Desire - Sammy Kaye (#2)Frankie Laine (#4)Martha Tilton (#10) Time After Time - Frank Sinatra (#16) Too Fat Polka - Arthur Godfrey (#2) White Christmas - Bing Crosby (#1) Winter Wonderland - Johnny Mercer (#4) You Can't See the Sun When You're Crying - The Ink Spots (#19) You Do - Bing Crosby (#8)Vic Damone (#7)Vaughn Monroe (#5)Dinah Shore (#4)Margaret Whiting (#5) You'll Always Be the One I Love - Dinah Shore (#10) Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah - Johnny Mercer (#8)



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Baby Face - Art Mooney (#3) Ballerina - Buddy Clark (#5)Bing Crosby (#10)Jimmy Dorsey (#10) Beg Your Pardon - Frankie Carle (#5)Francis Craig (#3)Larry Green (#8) Bluebird Of Happiness - Art Mooney (#5) But Beautiful - Frank Sinatra (#14) Buttons and Bows - Dinah Shore (#1) Chi-Baba, Chi-Baba - Peggy Lee (#10) Civilization (Bongo, Bongo, Bongo) - The Andrews Sisters and Danny Kaye (#3) Cuanto La Gusta - The Andrews Sisters and Carmen Miranda (#12) The Dickey-Bird Song - Freddy Martin (#5) Every Day I Love You - Vaughn Monroe (#22) Fool That I Am - Dinah Shore (#7) Golden Earrings - Peggy Lee (#2) Hair Of Gold, Eyes Of Blue - Gordon McRae (#7) Haunted Heart - Perry Como (#20) How Soon (Will I Be Seeing You?) - Bing Crosby (#6)Vaughn Monroe (#3)Dinah Shore (#8) I'll Dance At Your Wedding - Buddy Clark (#3)Ray Noble (#3) I'm Looking Over A Four Leaf Clover - Art Mooney (#1) I'm My Own Granpa - Guy Lombardo (#10) It Only Happens When I Dance With You - Frank Sinatra (#19) It's Magic - Doris Day (#2)Dick Haymes (#9)Gordon McRae (#9) Laroo, Laroo, Lilli Bolero - Peggy Lee (#13) Little White Lies - Dick Haymes (#2) Love Of My Life - Perry Como (#8) Love Somebody - Doris Day and Buddy Clark (#1) Maybe You'll Be There - Gordon Jenkins (#3)

Manana (Is Soon Enough For Me) - Peggy Lee (#1) My Darling, My Darling - Doris Day and Buddy Clark (#7) My Happiness - Ella Fitzgerald (#6)The Pied Pipers (#3)Jon and Sandra Steele (#2) Nature Boy - Nat King Cole (#1)Frank Sinatra (#7)Sara Vaughn (#9) Now Is the Hour - Bing Crosby (#1) On A Slow Boat To China - Eddy Howard (#6)Kay Kyser (#2)Freddy Martin (#4) Sabre Dance - Woody Herman (#3) Say Something Sweet To Your Sweetheart - Jo Stafford and Gordon McRae (#10) Serenade Of the Bells - Sammy Kaye (#3) Toolie, Oolie, Doolie (The Yodel Polka) - The Andrews Sisters (#3) A Tree In the Meadow - Margaret Whiting (#1) Underneath the Arches - The Andrews Sisters (#5)Primo Scala (#6) Until - Tommy Dorsey (#4) White Christmas - Bing Crosby (#3) Woody Woodpecker - Mel Blanc and Sportsmen (#2)Kay Kyser (#1) You Call Everybody Darling - The Andrews Sisters (#8)Al Trace (#1)Anne Vincent (#6) You Can't Be True, Dear - Ken Griffin (#1)Dick Haymes (#9)Vera Lynn (#9)Sportsmen (#6) You Were Only Foolin' (Whiile I Was Falling In Love) - Kay Starr (#16)



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A You're Adorable - Perry Como (#1)Jo Stafford and Gordon McRae (#4) Again - Vic Damone (#6)Doris Day (#2)Gordon Jenkins (#2)Art Mooney (#7)Mel Torme (#3) All I Want For Christmas Is My Two Front Teeth - Spike Jones (#1) And It Still Goes - Vaughn Monroe (#9) Baby, It's Cold Outside - Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Jordan (#9)Johnny Mercer and Margaret Whiting (#3)Dinah Shore and Buddy Clark (#4) Bali Hai - Perry Como (#5)Paul Weston (#10) Careless Hands - Sammy Kaye (#3)Mel Torme (#1) Cruising Down the River - Blue Baron (#1)Framkie Carle (#8)Russ Morgan (#1)Jack Smith (#3) Dear Hearts and Gentle People - Gordon McRae (#19) Don't Cry, Joe - Ralph Flanagan (#9)Gordon Jenkins (#3)Frank Sinatra (#9) Everywhere You Go - Guy Lombardo (#19)

Far Away Places - Perry Como (#4)Bing Crosby (#2)Margaret Whiting (#2) Fiddle-Dee-Dee - Johnny Desmond (#8) Forever and Ever - Perry Como (#2)Russ Morgan (#1)Margaret Whiting (#5) The Four Winds and the Seven Seas - Sammy Kaye (#3)Mel Torme (#10) Galway Bay - Bing Crosby (#3) Here I'll Stay - Jo Stafford (#28) Hop Scotch Polka - Guy Lombardo (#16) How It Lies, How It Lies, How It Lies - Connie Haines (#19) The Hucklebuck - Tommy Dorsey (#5)Frank Sinatra (#10) I Can Dream, Can't I? - Andrews Sisters (#1) I Don't See Me In Your Eyes Anymore - Gordon Jenkins (#5) I'll Keep the Lovelight Burning - Patti Page (#26) I've Got My Love To Keep Me Warm - Les Brown (#1)The Mills Brothers (#9) It's A Great Feeling - Doris Day (#9) Jealous Heart - Al Morgan (#4)Hugo Winterhalter (#10) Just One Way To Say I Love You - Jo Stafford (#12) Kiss Me Sweet - Sammy Kaye (#29) The Last Mile Home - Jo Stafford (#16) Lavender Blue (Dilly Dilly) - Sammy Kaye (#4)Dinah Shore (#9) Let's Take An Old-Fashioned Walk - Perry Como (#15) A Little Bird Told Me - Evelyn Knight (#1)Blu Lu Parker (#4)Paula Watson (#6) Lover's Gold - Dinah Shore (#10) Maybe It's Because - Dick Haymes (#5)Eddy Howard (#9)

Mule Train - Bing Crosby (#4)Tennessee Ernie Ford (#9)Frankie Laine (#1)Vaughn Monroe (#10) My Darling, My Darling - Jo Stafford and Gordon McRae (#1) My One and Only Highland Fling - Doris Day and Buddy Clark (#9) Now That I Need You - Doris Day (#20) On A Slow Boat To China - Benny Goodman (#7) Powder Your Face With Sunshine - Evelyn Knight (#1)Dean Martin (#10) Red Roses For A Blue Lady - Guy Lombardo (#8)Vaughn Monroe (#3) Riders In the Sky - Vaughn Monroe (#1) Room Full Of Roses - Dick Haymes (#6)Eddy Howard (#4)Sammy Kaye (#2)Jerry Wayne (#6) Slippin' Around - Margaret Whiting and Jimmy Wakely (#1) So In Love - Patti Page (#13) Some Enchanted Evening - Perry Como (#1)Bing Crosby (#3)Ezio Pinza (#7)Frank Sinatra (#6)Jo Stafford Paul Weston (#9) Someday - Vaughn Monroe (#1) Someone Like You - Doris Day (#8) Sunflower - Russ Morgan (#5) That Lucky Old Sun - Frankie Laine (#1)Vaughn Monroe (#6) There's Yes, Yes In Your Eyes - Eddy Howard (#21) Twenty-Four Hours Of Sunshine - Art Mooney (#13) White Christmas - Bing Crosby (#6) A Wonderful Guy - Margaret Whiting (#12) You Was - Doris Day and Buddy Clark (#7) You're Breaking My Heart - Buddy Clark (#4)Vic Damone (#1)The Ink Spots (#9)



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All I Want For Christmas Is My Two Front Teeth - Spike Jones (#18) All My Love (Bolero) - Patti Page (#1) Bewitched - Doris Day (#9) Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo - Perry Como with the Fontane Sisters (#14) A Bushel And A Peck - Perry Como and Betty Hutton (#3) Chattanoogie Shoe-Shine Boy - Red Foley (#1) The Cry Of the Wild Goose - Frankie Laine (#1) Daddy's Little Girl - Mills Brothers (#5) Goodnight Irene - Gordon Jenkins and His Orchestra and The Weavers (#1) Harbor Lights - Sammy Kaye and His Orchestra (#1) Hoop-Dee-Doo - Perry Como with the Fontane Sisters (#1) I Can Dream, Can't I - The Andrews Sisters (#1) I Wanna Be Loved - The Andrews Sisters (#1) If I Knew You Were Comin' I'd Have Baked A Cake - Eileen Barton (#1) Mona Lisa - Nat King Cole (#1)

No Other Love - Jo Stafford (#8) The Old Master Painter - Richard Hayes (#2) Music! Music! Music! - Teresa Brewer with the Dixieland All Stars (#1) Patricia - Perry Como (#7) Rag Mop - The Ames Brothers (#1) Sentimental Me - The Ames Brothers (#1) Sisters - Rosemary Clooney and Betty Clooney (#30) The Tennessee Waltz - Patti Page (#1) The Thing - Phil Harris (#1) The Third Man Theme - Freddy Martin (#17) White Christmas - Bing Crosby (#5) With My Eyes Wide Open I'm Dreaming - Patti Page (#11) You're Just In Love - Perry Como (#5)


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