South America, Take It Away (Rome) by Bing Crosby and the Andrews Sisters, orchestra conducted by Vic Schoen

It was a million-selling disc for Bing and the Andrews gals, featuring a tune that Betty Garrett introduced onstage in the musical “Call Me Mister.” Another version of the song by Buddy Clark with the Xaver Cugat orchestra is also included here, as are the Bing Crosby hits “Symphony” “Sioux City Sue” “Aren’t You Glad You’re You” and “McNamara’s Band.”

THE 1946 HITS ARCHIVE - a collection of commercial recordings and songs that proved popular during the calendar year 1946 (some were recorded in 1945) via sales, sheet music, radio exposure, and juke box play.…plus some others that have gained increased recognition or have been shown to have had an impact during the decades that followed.

Jazz / Pop / Stage & Screen / Vocal / Swing

Ella Fitzgerald
Sings The George & Ira Gershwin Song Book Vol. 5

Ella Fitzgerald
Sings The George And Ira Gershwin Song Book Vol. 4

Bruce Forsyth
I'm In Charge

Eartha Kitt
The Art Of Love / Nikki

Chick Webb And His Orchestra
A-Tisket A-Tasket / Liza (All The Clouds'll Roll Away)

The Andrews Sisters
Why Talk About Love? / Just A Simple Melody

The Commanders
Birmin'ham / The Dixie Flyer

Laurie London
Pretty Eyed Baby / Boom-A-Ladda Boom-Boom

Eartha Kitt
Anyway You Want It, Baby

The Rat Pack
The Best Of The Ratpack

Gordon Jenkins
I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles / You're Mine, You!

Ella Fitzgerald
Ella At Juan-Les-Pins