Category Archive: 1948

SLOW BOAT TO CHINA

(I’d Like to Get You on a) Slow Boat to China From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Published 1948 Writer(s) Frank Loesser “(I’d Like to Get You on a) Slow Boat to China” is a popular song by Frank Loesser, published in 1948. The song is a well-known pop standard, recorded by many artists, including a …

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GHOST RIDERS IN THE SKY

(Ghost) Riders in the Sky: 1948 “(Ghost) Riders in the Sky: A Cowboy Legend” is a cowboy-styled country/western song written in 1948 by American songwriter Stan Jones. The tune sounds similar to “Spancil Hill” (traditional Irish folk song by Michael Considine, Irish emigrant to the United States in the 1870s). A number of versions were …

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ALL I WANT FOR CHRISTMAS IS MY TWO FRONT TEETH

All I Want for Christmas Is My Two Front Teeth – 1948 “All I Want for Christmas Is My Two Front Teeth” is a novelty Christmas song written in 1944 by Donald Yetter Gardner (1913-2004) while teaching music at public schools in Smithtown, New York. He asked his second grade class what they wanted for …

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COOL WATER (song)

Cool Water (song) “Cool Water” is a song written in 1936 by Bob Nolan. It is about a man and his mule, Dan, and a mirage in the desert. Members of the Western Writers of America chose it as one of the Top 100 Western songs of all time. The best-selling recorded version was done …

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NATURE BOY – 1961

Nature Boy – 1948 Artist Name: Song Author: Eden Ahbez Year Recorded: 1948 SONG PROFILE Nature Boy “Nature Boy” is a song first recorded by American jazz singer Nat King Cole. It was released on March 29, 1948, as a single by Capitol Records, and later appeared on the album, The Nat King Cole Story. …

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HITS OF 1948

HITS OF 1948 SONG & HIT DETAILS Artist Name: ARTISTS AND SONG TITLES 1948 SONG PROFILE HITS OF 1948 “Buttons and Bows” – Dinah Shore “Confess” – Doris Day & Buddy Clark, Patti Page “Cool Water” – Vaughn Monroe & The Sons of the Pioneers “Deck Of Cards” – Phil Harris “Don’t Have To Tell …

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ALL OF ME – 1947

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia “All of Me” “All of Me” is a popular song and jazz standard written by Gerald Marks and Seymour Simons in 1931. First performed by Belle Baker over the radio and recorded in December 1931 by Ruth Etting, it has become one of the most recorded songs of its era, …

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