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1945 HITS ARCHIVE: It's Been A Long Long Time - Harry James (Kitty Kalle...

1940 Raymond Scott - Happy Birthday To You (Clyde Burke & chorus, vocal)

(101) Carpenters: The Karen Carpenter Story - YouTube

I Don’t Want To Walk Without You (Styne-Loesser) by Harry James & his Orchestra, vocal by Helen Forrest Introduced by Johnnie Johnston and also performed by .

▶ Ray Charles, ''I Can't Stop Loving You'' (45 RPM edit) - YouTube

Here's the single edit that topped the Billboard Pop and R&B charts in

▶ 1947 HITS ARCHIVE: That's My Desire - Frankie Laine (his original hit version) - YouTube

That's My Desire (Kresa-Loveday) by Frankie Laine and Mannie Klein's All Stars (CD audio source) After struggling in semi-obscurity for well over a decade, s.

Didn't VLOG as much as we intended to this weekend, nevertheless hopefully you enjoy the video. We attended a birthday party for the kids and did a little gr...

The DVD "The Legends of Rock & Roll"states this clip is from the Ted Steel show WOR-TV, New York Apparently, it is from Washington Square, a show hos.

1949 HITS ARCHIVE: That Lucky Old Sun - Frankie Laine (his original #1 v...

That Lucky Old Sun (Smith-Gillespie) by Frankie Laine with Judd Conlon's Rhythmaires, orchestra conducted by Harry Geller (CD audio source) Highlighting risi.

1942 Kay Kyser - Moonlight Mood (Glee Club, vocal)

Praise The Lord And Pass The Ammunition (Loesser) by Kay Kyser & his Orchestra, vocal by the Glee Club One of Kyser’s all-time best-sellers was this Frank Lo.

1943 HITS ARCHIVE: That Old Black Magic - Glenn Miller (Skip Nelson & Mo...

(I’ve Got A Gal In) Kalamazoo (Gordon-Warren) by Glenn Miller & his Orchestra, vocal by Tex Beneke, Marion Hutton and The Modernaires Among the band’s all-ti.

Ed Townsend - For Your Love

From Ed Townsend - 'For Your Love' - Ed was a songwriter/producer and he co-wrote with Marvin Gaye Let's Get It On as well as this late classic.

1958 HITS ARCHIVE: Witch Doctor - David Seville (his original #1 version) - YouTube

Deep Purple (DeRose-Parish) by Billy Ward and His Dominoes, orchestra conducted by Vic Schoen (CD audio source) Eugene Mumford solos on the ballad standard, .

1959 HITS ARCHIVE: Please Mr. Sun - Tommy Edwards - YouTube

1959 HITS ARCHIVE: Please Mr. Sun - Tommy Edwards - YouTube

If you were born in 1949, that year a film 'Neptune's Daughter' featured the song 'Baby It's Cold Outside' and the cover from Sammy Kaye Orchestra with Don Cornell & Laura Leslie on vocals was super popular - it was a big year for Xmas songs - the yr you were born Gene Autry first recorded Rudolph The Red  Nose Reindeer too!

Baby, It's Cold Outside (Loesser) by America's Sweethearts Don Cornell and Laura Leslie, with Sammy Kaye & his Orchestra (CD audio source) Frank Loesser's Os.

▶ 1950 HITS ARCHIVE: Harbor Lights - Sammy Kaye (a #1 record) (Tony Alamo & Kaydets, vocal) - YouTube

Harbor Lights (Kennedy-Williams) by Sammy Kaye & his Orchestra, vocal by Tony Alamo & The Kaydets (CD audio source) Only a moderately popular ballad back in .

1959 HITS ARCHIVE: It’s Just A Matter Of Time - Brook Benton - YouTube

It’s Just A Matter Of Time (Benton-Hendricks-Otis) by Brook Benton, orchestra and chorus conducted by Belford Hendricks This lovely track was the first of Be.

▶ 1952 HITS ARCHIVE: You Belong To Me - Jo Stafford (her original #1 version) - YouTube

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (Merrill) by Guy Mitchell, orchestra & chorus conducted by Mitch Miller (CD audio source) After having enjoyed an impressive total o.

1944 HITS ARCHIVE: Holiday For Strings - David Rose (instrumental) (reco...

Holiday For Strings (Rose) by David Rose & his Orchestra (CD audio source) Conductor-composer-arranger Rose was married to Judy Garland during the time this .