Category Archive: 1944

DREAM (song)

Dream (1944 song) From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia “Dream”, sometimes referred to as “Dream (When You’re Feeling Blue)”, is a jazz and pop standard with words and music written by Johnny Mercer in 1944. He originally wrote it as a theme for his radio program. It has been and performed by many artists, with the …

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AC-CENT-TCHU-THE -POSITIVE

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate the Positive 1944 “Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate the Positive” is a popular song which was published in 1944. The music was written by Harold Arlen and the lyrics by Johnny Mercer. The song was nominated for the “Academy Award for Best Original Song” at the 18th Academy Awards in 1945 after being …

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BING CROSBY SINGS COLE PORTER SONGS

Bing Crosby Sings Cole Porter Songs Bing Crosby Sings Cole Porter Songs is a Decca Records studio 78rpm album of phonograph records by Bing Crosby featuring the songs of Cole Porter. Bing Crosby had enjoyed unprecedented success during the 1940s with his discography showing six No. 1 hits in 1944 alone. His films such as …

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IT COULD HAPPEN TO YOU

It Could Happen to You (song) 1944 “It Could Happen to You” is a popular standard with music by Jimmy Van Heusen and lyrics by Johnny Burke. The song was written in 1944 and was introduced by Dorothy Lamour in the Paramount musical comedy film, And the Angels Sing. A recording by Jo Stafford was …

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YOU’RE NOBODY TILL SOMEBODY LOVE YOU (song)

You’re Nobody till Somebody Loves You – 1944 “You’re Nobody till Somebody Loves You” is a popular song written by Russ Morgan, Larry Stock, and James Cavanaugh and published in 1944. The song was first recorded by Morgan and has been covered by numerous artists. It is best known in versions by Dean Martin, who …

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SATURDAY NIGHT (Is the Loneliest Night of the Week)

Saturday Night (Is the Loneliest Night of the Week) 1944 “Saturday Night (Is the Loneliest Night of the Week)” is a popular song. The music was written by Jule Styne with lyrics by Sammy Cahn. The song was published in 1944. The song is best known in a version by Frank Sinatra (recorded November 14, …

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I’LL WALK ALONE

I’ll Walk Alone – 1944 “I’ll Walk Alone” is a 1944 popular song with music by Jule Styne and lyrics by Sammy Cahn. The song, like others that came out during the World War II years such as “Till Then,” reflects the enforced separation of couples caused by the war. While “Till Then” is written …

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SWINGING ON A STAR

Swinging on a Star – 1944 “Swinging on a Star” is an American pop standard with music composed by Jimmy Van Heusen and lyrics by Johnny Burke. It was introduced by Bing Crosby in the 1944 film Going My Way, winning an Academy Award for Best Original Song that year, and has been recorded by …

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I’LL GET BY AS LONG AS I HAVE YOU

I’ll Get By (As Long as I Have You) – 1944 “I’ll Get By (As Long as I Have You)” is a popular song with music by Fred E. Ahlert and lyrics by Roy Turk. It was published in 1928 and originally sung by Aileen Stanley. The song was sung and recorded by Billie Holiday …

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PAPER DOLL (song)

Paper Doll (song) “Paper Doll” was a hit song for the Mills Brothers. In the United States it held the number-one position on the Billboard singles chart for twelve weeks, from November 6, 1943, to January 22, 1944. The success of the song represented something of a revival for the group, after a few years …

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