Cruising Down The River / Sunflower Russ Morgan And His Orchestra
Cruising Down The River (Beadell-Tollerton) by Russ Morgan & his Orchestra, vocal by The Skylarks
Seven weeks at #1 on the best-sellers chart made this the most popular single hit of Russ Morgan’s career. Blue Barron’s version of this UK-origin tune also reached #1, with the Jack Smith recording a top 5 jukebox hit. This is one of eight Russ Morgan tracks included in the 1949 collection, which includes the flipside “Sunflower.”
THE 1949 HITS ARCHIVE - here in one place, a good-quality library of original-release-version best-sellers and songs that made an impact that were either released or enjoyed a major chunk of their popularity within the calendar year 1949 (some were recorded in 1948).
Pop / Vocal