Sounds of the WWII Era

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“If I knew it was going to be an era I would have paid more attention!”
– Helen O’Connell* (1920 – 1993)

Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy, The Andrew Sisters
[audio:http://usnasw.org/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/wbugleboy.mp3]

On A Wing And A Prayer, The Song Spinners
[audio:http://usnasw.org/mp3/wwngpryr.mp3]

Rosie The Riveter, The Four Vagabonds
[audio:http://usnasw.org/mp3/wriveter.mp3]

The Dipsy Doodle, Bea Wain/LarryClinton
[audio:http://usnasw.org/mp3/wdipsy.mp3]

The Boys In The Back Room, Marlene Dietrich
[audio:http://usnasw.org/mp3/wboysinbck.mp3]

Good Bye Mama (I’m Off To Yokohama), Frankie Masters
[audio:http://usnasw.org/mp3/wyokohama.mp3]

The Hut Sut Song, Freddy Martin Orchestra
[audio:http://usnasw.org/mp3/whutsut.mp3]

He Wears a Pair Of Silver Wings, Kay Kyser Orchestra
[audio:http://usnasw.org/mp3/wslvrwing.mp3]

* Big-band singer in films of the 1940s, generally with Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra.

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