Category Archive: 1950

TEARS ON MY PILLOW (song)

Tears on My Pillow Single by Little Anthony and the Imperials from the album We Are the Imperials Featuring Little Anthony Released 1958 Format 7″ single Genre Doo wop Length 2:20 Label End 1027 Songwriter(s) Sylvester Bradford Al Lewis “Tears on My Pillow” is a doo-wop song written by Sylvester Bradford and Al Lewis in …

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THE KING COLE TRIO

The King Cole Trio (album) From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Released 1944–49 Recorded Volume 1: December 15th 1943, January 17th 1944, March 6th 1944, Volume 2: 1943–1946, Volume 3: July 2nd, August 6th–8th 1947, November 6th, 24th 1947, Volume 4: 1949 Genre Jazz Length 89:57 Label Capitol Originally recorded and released in sets of 78 …

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FROSTY THE SNOWMAN

Frosty the Snowman Song by Gene Autry & The Cass County Boys Released December 14, 1950 Genre Christmas song Label Columbia Records Writer(s) Walter Rollins & Steve Nelson “Frosty the Snowman” (or “Frosty the Snow Man”) is a popular Christmas song written by Walter “Jack” Rollins and Steve Nelson, and first recorded by Gene Autry …

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TEA FOR TWO (Album)

Tea for Two (Album) – 1950 Tea for Two was a 10″ LP album released by Columbia Records on September 4, 1950 under catalog number CL-6149, featuring Doris Day, with Axel Stordahl conducting the orchestra on some pieces, and the Page Cavanaugh Trio as backup musicians on others. It contained songs from the soundtrack of …

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ANNIE GET YOUR GUN (film)

Annie Get Your Gun (film) Annie Get Your Gun is a 1950 American musical Technicolor comedy film loosely based on the life of sharpshooter Annie Oakley. The Metro Goldwyn Mayer release, with music and lyrics by Irving Berlin and a screenplay by Sidney Sheldon based on the 1946 stage musical of the same name, was …

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THE THING

The Thing (song) – 1950 “The Thing” is a hit novelty song by Charles Randolph Grean which received much airplay in 1950. The song was recorded by Phil Harris on October 13, 1950, and released by RCA Victor Records as catalog number 20-3968. The record first reached the Billboard charts on November 17, 1950. It …

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HARBOR LIGHTS

Harbor Lights – 1950 “Harbor Lights” is a popular song by Hugh Williams (pseudonym for Will Grosz) with lyrics by Jimmy Kennedy. This song was originally sung by Frances Langford in 1937, and was published again in 1950. “Harbor Lights” is a popular song by Hugh Williams (pseudonym for Will Grosz) with lyrics by Jimmy …

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ALL MY LOVE

All My Love (Patti Page song) “All My Love” is a 1950 popular song. The subtitle, in brackets, is Bolero. The music was written by Paul Durand. French lyrics were written by Henri Contet, the English lyrics by Mitchell Parish. It was popularized by Patti Page in 1950. The Page recording was issued by Mercury …

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GOODNIGHT, IRENE

Goodnight, Irene “Goodnight, Irene” or “Irene, Goodnight,” is a 20th-century American folk standard, written in 3/4 time, first recorded by American blues musician Huddie ‘Lead Belly’ Ledbetter in 1933. The lyrics tell of the singer’s troubled past with his love, Irene, and express his sadness and frustration. Several verses make explicit references to suicidal fantasies, …

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I WANNA BE LOVED

I Wanna Be Loved “I Wanna Be Loved” (from 1933 version of the 1931 revue Billy Rose’s Crazy Quilt) is a popular song with music by Johnny Green and lyrics by Edward Heyman and Billy Rose, published in 1933. The song is a standard, with many recorded versions. Billy Eckstine – Passing Strangers (2009)1940s? The …

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