Billboard, March 11, 1950

January 10, 2023 #2107

In 1950 the Big Band Era was over, and vocalists dominated the charts.


Black bottom
Spike Jones
It’s the talk of the town
Alan Dale
Singin’ my way back home
Vaughn Monroe
I don’t know why
Jimmy Dorsey
Chattanoogie shoeshine boy
Red Foley
A bushel and a peck
Swamp girl
Frankie Laine
C’est si bon
Danny Kaye
Music! Music! Music!
Teresa Brewer
Rag mop
Jimmy Dorsey
There’s no tomorrow
Charlie Spivak
I said my pajamas
Cry of the wild goose
Frankie Laine
Dear hearts and gentle people
Dinah Shore
It isn’t fair
Sammy Kaye
Daddy’s little girl
Mills Brothers
Louis Armstrong