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

Nat King Cole
The Greatest Inventor / Mona Lisa

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

Bruce Forsyth
I'm In Charge

Carroll Gibbons
Sing, My Heart / Wishing

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

Papaw (2)
Faces inédites, 1929–1960

Marilyn Monroe
The Legend Lives On

Kelly Clarkson
Wrapped In Red

Sammy Davis Jr.
Featuring Sammy Davis Jr.

Paul Whiteman And His Orchestra
Blue Hawaii / Louise

Rudy Vallee And His Connecticut Yankees
How Deep-Is-The Ocean / Please

Billie Holiday
Gloomy Sunday / Night And Day