Your Hit Parade, June 1946

June 08, 2021#2024

This long-running radio, and later, TV program provided a weekly countdown of the most popular songs, as measured by record and sheet music sales. These were the song hits of 75 years ago.


Oh, what it seemed to be — Frankie Carle

Full moon and empty arms — Frank Sinatra

They say it’s wonderful —Merman/Middleton

Sioux City Sue — Bing Crosby

Prisoner of love — Perry Como

Shoo fly pie and apple pan dowdy — Stan Kenton

Laughing on the outside — Dinah Shore

All through the day — Les Brown

The gypsy — Ink Spots

I don’t know enough about you — Peggy Lee

Come rain or come shine — Margaret Whiting

I got the sun in the morning — Artie Shaw

Doin’ what comes natur'lly — Dinah Shore

Surrender — Woody Herman

Five minutes more — Tex Beneke

Swingin’ down the lane — Frankie Avalon

(Date indicates when program is first available to stations. Actual broadcast typically follows within ten days.)