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5. I’ll Be With You In Apple Blossom Time - The Andrews Sisters
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1. Frenesi - Artie Shaw & Orchestra
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3. A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square - Glenn Miller (with Ray Eberle)
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7. Wishing (Will Make It So) - Turner Layton
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9. Do I Worry - The Ink Spots
10. Swingin’ On A Star - Bing Crosby
11. Whispering - Tommy Dorsey
12. Remember Pearl Harbour - Sammy Kaye & Orchestra
13. The Hut Sut Song - Freddy Martin & Orchestra
14. Paper Doll - The Mills Brothers
15. My Dreams Are Getting Better All The Time - Doris Day & Les Brown
16. Pompton Turnpike - Charlie Barnet & Orchestra
17. Blues In The Night (My Mama Done Told Me) - Woody Herman & Orchestra
18. My Shining Hour - Glen Gray
19. I’m Beginning To See The Light - Duke Ellington
20. When The Lights Go On Again (All Over The World) - Vaughn Monroe & Orchestra

American Favourites From The War Years


Format 2CD

Cat No NOT2CD772

Bar-Code 5060143497728

Availability: In stock


On Sunday 7 December 1941, Japan attacked Pearl Harbor and America found itself embroiled in World War II. Response among the nation's tunesmith's was immediate. Within ten days, Sammy Kaye's band recorded a hit titled Remember Pearl Harbor and America's Tin Pan Alley became Tin Hat Alley as it sought to fashion songs that inspired a mixture of patriotism and a kind of nostalgia for times that seemed to have evaporated in the aftermath of President Roosevelt's acclaimed “Day Of Infamy”.

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