Saturday, May 18, 2013

Music of WW2

Chatanooga Choo Choo - Glen Miller Orchestra

This song was the number 1 single on December 7, 1941

Blues in the Night - Woody Herman

Recognized by many as 'Momma Done Told Me' this song hit number 1 the week of February 14, 1942  

Pistol Packing Mama - Al Dexter

Number 1 single the week of October 30, 1943

Swinging on a Star - Bing Crosby

Stayed at number 1 from August 5th until September 30, 1944

Sentimental Journey - Les Brown

Between VE day and VJ Day this song dominated the charts, and yes folks... that's Doris Day singing.



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