Category Archive: 1941

THE WHITE CLIFFS OF DOVER

(There’ll Be Bluebirds Over) The White Cliffs of Dover From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Song by Glenn Miller Recorded November 1941 Composer(s) Walter Kent Lyricist(s) Nat Burton “(There’ll Be Bluebirds Over) The White Cliffs of Dover” is a popular World War II song composed in 1941 by Walter Kent to lyrics by Nat Burton. Made …

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HOW ABOUT YOU

How About You? 1941 “How About You?” is a popular song composed by Burton Lane, with lyrics by Ralph Freed. It was introduced in the 1941 film Babes on Broadway by Judy Garland and Mickey Rooney and has also featured in The Fisher King with Robin Williams. Richard Dreyfuss hums and sings part of the …

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CHATTANOOGA CHOO CHOO

Chattanooga Choo Choo Published August 20, 1941 Recorded 1941 Genre Big band, swing Writer(s) Mack Gordon Composer(s) Harry Warren “Chattanooga Choo Choo” is a 1941 song written by Mack Gordon and composed by Harry Warren. It was originally recorded as a big-band/swing tune by Glenn Miller and His Orchestra and featured in the 1941 movie …

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THE VERY THOUGHT OF YOU

The Very Thought of You – 1941 “The Very Thought of You” is a pop standard published in 1934, music and words by Ray Noble. In addition to Noble’s own 1941 hit recording of the song with his orchestra (Columbia 36546), featuring the vocals of Al Bowlly, there was also a popular version recorded that …

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TANGERINE (song)

Tangerine (1941 song) “Tangerine” is a popular song. The music was written by Victor Schertzinger, the lyrics by Johnny Mercer. The song was published in 1941. It was introduced in the 1942 movie, The Fleet’s In, produced by Paramount Pictures, directed by Schertzinger, and starring Dorothy Lamour, William Holden, Eddie Bracken, singer Cass Daley, and …

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BLUES IN THE NIGHT

Blues in the Night – 1941 From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia “Blues in the Night” is a popular blues song which has become a pop standard and is generally considered to be part of the Great American Songbook. The music was written by Harold Arlen, the lyrics by Johnny Mercer, for a 1941 film begun …

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ELMERS TUNE (song)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Elmer’s Tune – 1941 “Elmer’s Tune” is a 1941 big band and jazz standard written by Elmer Albrecht, Dick Jurgens and Sammy Gallop. Glenn Miller and his Orchestra and Dick Jurgens and his Orchestra both charted with recordings of the composition. Elmer Albrecht originally composed the song in the early …

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GREEN EYES (song)

Green Eyes (Aquellos 0jos Verdes) From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia “Green Eyes” is a popular song, originally written in Spanish under the title “Aquellos Ojos Verdes” (“Those Green Eyes”) by Adolfo Utrera and Nilo Menéndez, 1929. The English translation was made by Eddie Rivera and Eddie Woods in 1931. The song, a bolero, was written …

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DADDY (song)

Daddy (Sammy Kaye song) – 1941 From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia “Daddy” is a song recorded by Sammy Kaye, using the band name “Swing and Sway with Sammy Kaye”, with vocals by The Kaye Choir. It hit number one in the Billboard on June 21, 1941. The single was number one for a total of …

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MARIA ELENA (song)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Maria Elena – 1941 “María Elena” is a 1932 popular song written by Lorenzo Barcelata (Spanish words and music). It was published by Peer International Corporation of Mexico. The English lyrics are by Bob Russell. The song was dedicated to María Elena, the wife of Mexican President Emilio Portes Gil. …

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