Category Archive: 1952

SETTIN’ THE WOODS ON FIRE

Settin’ the Woods on Fire – 1952 “Settin’ the Woods on Fire” is the name of a single and the A-side song by Hank Williams released in 1952. The song reached #2 on U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles. Although it sounds remarkably like a Hank Williams composition, “Settin’ the Woods on Fire” was written by …

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WHEN I FALL IN LOVE

When I Fall in Love – 1952 “When I Fall in Love” is a popular song, written by Victor Young (music) and Edward Heyman (lyrics). It was introduced in the film One Minute to Zero. Jeri Southern sang on the first recording released in April 1952 with the song’s composer, Victor Young, handling the arranging …

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I’M IN THE MOOD FOR LOVE (Eddie Fisher album)

I’m in the Mood for Love (Eddie Fisher album) – 1952 I’m in the Mood for Love is the name of a 1952 album by Eddie Fisher, reissued in 1955, featuring the song of the same name. It was issued as a 10-inch long-playing record by RCA Victor Records. Track listing “I’m in the Mood …

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EDDIE FISHER SINGS

Eddie Fisher Sings – 1952 Eddie Fisher Sings is a 1952 album by Eddie Fisher. It was issued as a 10-inch long-playing record by RCA Victor Records. Track listing Track Song Title 1. Just Say I Love Her Rodolfo Falvo, Jack Val, Jimmy Dale, Enzo Fusco, Martin Kalmanoff and Sam Ward 2. Sorry 3. A …

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HALF AS MUCH

Half as Much – 1952 Rosemary Clooney recorded a hit version “Half as Much” is an American pop standard written by Curley Williams in 1951. It was first recorded by country music singer Hank Williams in 1952 and reached #2 on the Billboard Country Singles chart. The same year, Rosemary Clooney recorded a hit version …

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HAPPY TRAILS (song)

Happy Trails (song) – 1952 “Happy Trails” by Dale Evans Rogers, was the theme song for the 1940s and 1950s radio program and the 1950s television show starring Roy Rogers and Dale Evans Rogers, always sung over the end credits of the program. Happy Trails was released in 1952 as a 78 RPM and 45 …

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SINGING IN THE RAIN – 1952

“Singin’ In the Rain” is a song with lyrics by Arthur Freed and music by Nacio Herb Brown, published in 1929. The song “Singin’ In the Rain” is a centerpiece of the musical film of the same name, Singin’ in the Rain (1952). It is unclear exactly when the song was written; it has been …

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HITS OF 1952

HITS OF 1952 SONG & HIT DETAILS Artist Name: ARTISTS AND SONG TITLES 1952 SONG PROFILE HITS OF 1952 “All of Me” – Johnnie Ray “Anytime” – Eddie Fisher “Auf Wiederseh’n Sweetheart” – Vera Lynn “Be My Life’s Companion” – The Mills Brothers “Botch-A-Me (Ba-Ba-Baciami Piccina)” – Rosemary Clooney “Christmas Roses” – Frankie Laine & …

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JAMBALAYA (song)

Jambalaya (On the Bayou) – 1952 “Jambalaya (On the Bayou)” is a song written and recorded by American country music singer Hank Williams that was first released in July 1952. Named for a Creole and Cajun dish, jambalaya, it spawned numerous cover versions and has since achieved popularity in several different music genres. With a …

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I SAW MOMMY KISSING SANTA CLAUSE – 1952

I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus “I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus” is a Christmas song with music and lyrics by British songwriter Tommie Connor. The original recording by Jimmy Boyd, recorded on July 15, 1952 when he was 13 years old, reached No. 1 on the Billboard pop singles chart in December 1952, and …

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